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Hawthorne


incumbents

voted out

By JIMMY CLARITY
Today Reporter
HAWTHORNE - All three
incumbent candidates on the
Hawthorne City Commission lost
their bids for re-election Tuesday
evening in one of the highest voter
turnouts in city history.
Seat I was taken by Harry
Carter, who defeated incumbent
John Martin 184 votes to 142
votes. Seat III was vacated by
Michael Rutledge, who lost to
William "Bill" Carlton 203 %otes
to 126 votes. In the closest battle
of the night, Matthew Surrenc3
HAWTHORNE:
. Continued on page .A


Newberry

looking to hit

a home run
Commissioners
hesitant to rush project
By PATRICIA HOYOS
Today Reporter
NEWBERRY - What was
supposed to be a simple discussion
about a proposed youth baseball
park in . Newberry turned into
a push, to make a decision and-
a prompt halt on movement by
commissioners at the Newberry
City Commission meeting Monday
.night.
Discussions about building
the park, which will be part
of the organization that owns
Cooperstown Dreams Park in New
NEWBERRY:
Continued on page A4


Area students narrowly avoid


D.C shooting School Safety Patrols were.set
. . is s0tllg to be at museum Wednesday
By CRAIG COX elderly gunman opened fire at School and High Springs died. Von Brunn was in
Today Reporter the U.S. MemQrial Holocaust Community School, were touring condition Wednesday and
Museum. The group was the city when suspect James Von not survive, police said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - scheduled to be at the museum Brunn, 89, entered the museum All Alachua County sti
Alachua County Safety Patrol just three hours after the incident and shot at guards. The guards chaperones and Alachua C
students on a trip to Washington, occurred. fired back, and the assailant and
D.C. narrowly avoided a deadly , Students from 15 area schools, a security guard were transported GUNI
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By CRAIG COX
Today Reporter
ALACHUA - Santa Fe High School
(SFHS) received, national recognition
Monday when ANesi\'eek magazine.
recognized the school as one of the best
high schools in the country.


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Yulee Diddley Day


infused with patriotism


By JIMMY CLARITY
Today Reporter
ARCHER - An array
of musical acts performed
on the steps of the old
Archer train depot Saturday
summed up what the City's
annual YUlee Diddley Day is
all about: railroads and rock
'n' roll.
Light rain fell on and off
throughout the day, but that
didn't stop hundreds citizens
from across Central Florida
from celebrating Archer's
two most famous residents.
David Yulee was the state's
first U.S. senator and was
instrumental in connecting
an Atlantic to Gulf Coast
railroad that passed through
Archer. Bo Diddley was
a rock 'n' roll legend who


JIMMY CLARITY/Alachua County Today
UF student Scott Baxter Darius admires Bo Diddley
memorabilia, unveiled for the first time ever Saturday
at the Archer Museum.


passed away last year while
living in the area.
The day began with a
patriotic parade. Classic
cars cruised by onlookers,


and a horse-drawn carriage
wheeled through downtown.
Veterans also took part in the
.YULEE DAYS:
Continued on page A2


Paws on the Patio

By HOLLY KANE
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS - The
Alachua County Humane
Society and Great Outdoors
restaurant kicked off Paws
on the Patio Tuesday,
bringing pups and their
parents to the restaurant to
support the animal shelter.
Every Tuesday between
6 p.m. and 9 p.m., the Great
Outdoors restaurant will -- P
donate 8 percent of all profits
to the Humane Society.e, P
Kirk Eppenstein, M
executive director of the
Humane Society, said the . BRYAN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
non-profit organization has Breed and his dog, Dutchess, enjoy the music and
food Tuesday during the Paws on the Patio premier at
had the most fundraising the Great Outdoors restaurant.
with losuccss byal partusinesses and can'texpectbusinessowners goods, and the businesses
doing performance-based and corporations to write us offer a percentage of their
activities, a check," Eppenstein said. profits, Eppenstein said.
"In this economy, we The Humane Society PAWS:
brings people in to purchase Continued on page A8


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Chance Fortson graduates


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Jesse says, "A
jumper cable walks
into a bar. The
bartender says, 'I'll
serve you, but don't
start anything.'"


basic training

Special to Alachua County Today
PARIS ISLAND -
Chance Fortson, the son of
Chris and Mindie Fortson
ofAlachua, the grandson of
Glenda Herrin of Alachua
and grandson of Tom and
An Ewing of LaCrosse
recently graduated from the
United States Marine Corps
basic training at Parris
Island, South Carolina.,
Next he will attend three
weeks of MCT and then
on to Missouri where he


Fortson
will attend Military Police
School.


The summer of "almost" free love
Share the love, "drastically reduced adoption fees for felines!"


Special to Alachua County Today
GAINESVILLE -The
Alachua County Humane
Society will be celebrating
the American Humane
Association's Adopt-A-Cat
Month in June by offering
drastically reduced cat
adoption fees. Fees
normally $100 will be
reduced to $35 or even $15
per cat adoption with the
same great cats and kittens
found everyday at the
Alachua County Humane
Society!
It's that time of year
again when thousands of
loving cats and kittens are
placed in shelters daily and


desperately need a caring
home. Cats are most active
during spring and summer
months and those that
are not sterilized produce
litters that have nowhere
to go.
The cats and kittens we
house in our current facility
are looking for a permanent
.home and unconditional
love. Throughout the
entire month of June, cat
adoptions will be "almost
free" and some of our
longer term residents will
be even less at the Alachua
County Humane Society.
All of the animals at our
facility have been spayed/
neutered, are current on


their vaccinations and even
have a microchip!
We encourage everyone
to spread the word about
these adorable homeless
cats - hundreds of great
cats are just waiting for
you.
To find the next "almost
free" love of your life, visit
the Humane Society, or
visit our website at www.
alachuahumane.org. If you
can't adopt, there's always
other ways to help. You can
become a member, make a
donation, volunteer, visit or
donate to our thrift store or
contribute to our building
fund.


YULEE DAYS:
Continued from page Al

Diddley frequently a fundraiser headliner


parade, and four U.S. flags
were retired ceremoniously
in honor of the 651t
anniversary of D-Day.
WorldWarIIre-enactors
also commemorated D-Day
' by wearing authentic
combat gear and showing
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machinery, like an armored
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"We're honoring
veterans from World War
II all the way to the current
conflict," said the event's
coordinator, Japet Mitchell.
"And because of the area,
we're also honoring Native
American heritage."
Mitchell said the
flags were retired by
Native American veterans
according to their ancient
*customs. Four-hundred-
year-old ashes from a
Native firekeeper started
the ceremonial bonfire,
which smoldered all day,
despite the rain.
Food and craft stands
lined the streets, but
festivalgoers were also
treated to something never
before seen. For the first
time anywhere in the world,
Bo Diddley memorabilia
was put on display in
the Archer Museum.
The exhibit consisted of,
Diddley's Rock 'n' Roll
Hall of 'Fame trophy, one"
of the artist's stage-used
guitars, arid pictures of
Diddley with other famous
musicians, such as Bruce
Springsteen.


But Diddley never
seemed bigger than the
small town in which he
lived, said his co-manager
Faith Fusillo.
"He was always the
type of person who was
concerned about his
neighbors," she said. "If he
could lend a helping hand
in any way, shape or form,
he would."
Fusillo also said
Diddley was involved in the
community. Through his
camaraderie with members
of the city commission
and other boards, Diddley
would often help out with
various local fundraisers.
"If they needed a
headliner, someone who
could draw -a crowd, they
knew that Bo was the man,"
she said.
The Hall of Famer's
fundraising aptitude lives
on even after his death. A
signature red square guitar
was auctioned off Saturday,
with all the proceeds
going to the Bo Diddley
Foundation and the Archer
Historical Society.
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009 A3


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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.
MAlachua (City)-Meets
the 1st and 3rd Monday
of each month at 7 p.m.
at City Hall.
mAlachua 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.
*Gainesville - Meets
the 1st and 3rd Thursday
of each month at 1 p.m.
at City Commission
Chamber, 200 East
University Avenue.
*Hawthorne - Meets the
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of
each month at 6:30 p.m.
at City Hall.
=High Springs - Meets
the 2nd and 4th Thursday
of each month at 6:30
p.m. in City Hall.
"LaCrosse - Meets the
2nd Monday of each
month at 7:30 p.m. at
Town Hall.
mMicanop) - Meets the
2nd ,Tuesday of. each,
month at 7:30 p.m. at
Town Hall.
ENewberry - Meets the
2nd and 4th Monday of
each month at 7 p.m. at
City Hall
nWaldo - Meets the 2nd
Tuesday of each month
at 7' p.m. at Yerkes
Center,


m Alachua County
Beekeepers Club is
accepting new members.
Anyone interested in
learning about bees
from Alachua and the
surrounding counties is
welcome to join (need not
be a beekeeper to join).
Meetings are held the third
Thursday of each month at
Dadant & Sons, 17074 NW
188 Street, High Springs.
Annual membership dues
are $10 per individual and
$15 per family. For more
information, contact Wayne
"Chappie" McChesney,
Club President 386-462-
2637 or chappiesbees@
windstream.net.
m Santa Fe High School
Class of '65 is planning
a 44th Reunion on Sat.,
June 20th, at Poe Springs
Park. We still need help
locating some people;
if you have a friend or a,
relative from this class, ask
them to contact us. Please
call James Harrison at 386-
454-0577, or by. email,
sfhsl 965@windstream.net
Sfor more info.
m Santa Fe High
School Class of 1989 is
planning a 20th year
reunion for July 31 and
August 1, 2009. For more
information, please visit
our class website at www.
sthsclassof89.com or call
Christy Barber at 386-462-
1888.
* The 1st Annual
Youth Summer Kick Off
will be held Saturday,
June 13 at Maude Lewis
Park from.2-6 p.m. The
park is located on North
Main., Street, Alaqhua.
Free, food and, games.
The event is sponsored
by Bethesda Outreach
Ministries of Alachua.
For more information, call
352-339-4466 or www.
bethesdaOMA.org.
* Vendor Opportunities
- City of Alachua July
4th Celebration - The City
of Alachua is. accepting
vendor applications


for booths at the 10th
Annual July 4th Celebration
on Saturday, July 4, 2009
from Noon - 10 p.m. This
event attracts between
15,000-20,000 visitors.
This is an opportunity to
sell food, art, crafts or
promote your organization
or business. Vendor space
is filling up quickly, so
get your application in as
soon as possible to secure
your space. For more
information visit www.
cityofalachua.com or call
Adam Boukari at 386-418-
6100.
* Santa Fe College
and the Alachua
Women's Club will be
having a concert on
June 14 at 2 p.m. at
the Alachua Woman's
Club. It's the Gainesville
Chamber Orchestra
Brass Quartet playing
"Classic Americana and
Favorites." It's free and
open to the public. Further
information is available
from Kathryn Lehman at
Santa Fe College, 352-395-
5355 or kathryn.lehman@.
sfcollege.edu.
* FirstUnitedMethodist
Church of High Springs
is excited to -announce
their upcoming Vacation
-Bible School" Crocodile
Dock, Where fearless
kids shine God's light" to
be held June 15-19 from 6
to 8:45 p.m. VBS is open
to kids ages three through
6th grade. You can register
online at http://www.
groupvbs.com/webtoybox/
myvbs/Firstumc. For more
information, contact Holly
Erskine at 352-47.2-1868,
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* Forest Grove Baptist
Church is having
Boomerang Express
Vacation Bible School
June 14-18 at 6-9 p.m.
Dinner served each. night
at 5:15 p.m. Family Night
will be June 19 at 7 p.m.
Classes available for ages
four through adults.. The


church is located at 22575
NW 94 Avenue, Alachua.
Call 386-462-3921 or email
forestgrove@windstream.
net for more information.
Hop on over and join in the
fun.
* Wild hog hunt permits
available through June 30
- Hunters have from now
until June 30 to apply for a
permit to hunt wild hogs on
the Steinhatchee Springs
Wildlife Management
Area (WMA), which is
located in Lafayette, Dixie
and Taylor counties. The
Suwannee River Water
Management District and
theFloridaFishand Wildlife
Conservation Commission
are coordinating two wild
hog hunts Feb. 26-28,2010,
and March 5-7, 2010.
Anyone who is
interested in the hunts may
apply for a quota permit at
any county tax collector or
license agent. Hunters can
also visit http://MyFWC.
corn to apply.
* Men and women of
God...Get ready and gather
with us "For the Glory .of
His Name" conference on
June 26 at 7 p.m. and June
27 at 10 a.mr. at the Alachua
Women's Club, 14565-
Main Street, Alachua.
Thom Buchanan, a
prophetic psalmist and
founder of Sons of Thunder
Music. Ministries, has
the goal of revealing the
love. of the Holy Spirit for
mankind through intimate
worship.
Guest speaker Dr.'
Mary Jane Brewer has an
extensive ministry that'
encompasses the five-fold
ministry gifts, as well as
TV production and the Arts.
She received recognition
for her contribution to


Christian Arts around the
country.
Advance registration of
$20 per person (includes
lunch on Saturday). Cost
at the door will be $25.
Registration forms must
be received no later than
Wednesday, June 24 to take'
advantage of the discount.
Registration forms are
available at Lake City
Christian Supply, 216 SW
Main Boulevard, Lake City;
New Life Bible Bookstore,
127 West Howard Street,
Live Oak; and Lady Bug
Flowers & Plants, 15419
Highway 441, Alachua.
For more information,
call 386-752-2397 or
386-418-8'881. Checks


payable to Women of God
Ministries in Christ� Inc.
and mail to: 1111 Ridge
St., Lake City, FL 32024.
* NCF Rookie All-Star
Team fundraiser - Come
out to Beef '0' Brady's in
Alachua on June 15 from
4-10 p.m. and help support
the NCF Rookie All-Star
team. The team is preparing
for the Cal Ripken Rookie
State Qualifier on June
18. Please. support the
team in their quest for
State. Contact Kim Slone
386-433-0072 for more
information.


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The.following information
wVas compiled by Alachuta
Cogiz;n Today staff report-
er ifolly Kaie.

Driving Under the
Influence
* On June 3, 2009,, Carol
Jensen, a 41-year-old
Alachua resident, was
arrested for driving
under the influence.
Officer D. Parks
.smelled alcohol on her
breath after Jensen was
involved in a traffic
crash on U. S. Highway
441 near Santa Fe
High School. Jensen
performed poorly on
field sobriety exercises.
* On June 5,2009. Shawn
Narhi, a 21-year-old
Monticello resident.
f*


was arrested for driving
under the influence on
U. S. Highway 441 and
NW 43 Street Officer
J. Horn stopped Narhi's
vehiclee after she failed
to maintain a single lane
and she said she did not
know \%here she \'as
Nahri \\as unstable on
her feet and performed
poorly on field sobriety
exercises. She refused
to give sapiples of
her breath and %\as
transported to Alachua
Counts Sheriff's Office
for booking

Retail Theft
* On June 6. 2009.
Andrew "Googoo"
Calhoun. a 45- ear-old
Alachua resident. was
arrested a fterattempting
to steal $18.73 worth
of merchandise from a
Dollar General at 15250
NW U.S. Highway 441.
ManagerLaurieStewart
called Alachua Police
Department when she
noticed Calhoun had


concealed eight items
in his pockets and
under his shirt.

Stolen Vehicle
* Earl "Bubba" Hoo'er.
a 42-year-old High
Springs resident, was
arrested after police
found him riding a
stolen scooter without
a talid drive's license.
The scooter %was
reported stolen by the
University of Florida
Police Department on
April 4. 2U09

Disorderly Intoxication
* On June 4. 2009,
Herman Sherrell. Jr..
listed as homeless, was
arrested for disorderit
intoxication after he
entered a KFC at 16000
NW U.S. HighwaN
. 441 and began cursing
at employees ' and
customers. Police found
an open bottle of Skol
vodka in his pocket.


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A4 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009


Defiance on DVD


By KEES.BOER
Entertainment Writer

In the film Defiance,
Daniel Craig stars as Tuvia
Bielski, a Jewish man who
defends both himself and
his family and many other
Jews from being killed by
Nazi Germany. The film is
based on a true story.
I It's 1941 and Hitler's
troops invade the Soviet
Union. Whenever they get
to. towns, they line up all of
the Jews - men, women and
children - and just shoot
them right there and then.
Many others are taken to the
concentration camps where
they are systematically used
and killed.
* Tuvia and some of his
brothers are able to escape
fromm the slaughter and
hide in the nearby woods.
At first it is just the three
of them, but as time grows
this becomes quite a large
group of Jews, who want to
live free.
-At first, the Bielski
brothers are so enraged at
the person who betrayed
their parents and the other
Jewish Russians that they
g4 back to the village, break


into his home and kill him
and his sons in cold blood.
It is at that time they
start to evaluate how not
to become like the very
people they fight against.
This balance becomes a
constant issue they have to
deal with as they stand up
against the Nazis to defend
themselves.
His brother and several
others are able to join
another group of Russians
who are fighting under a
Soviet general in the woods,
too.
At times, Tuvia Bielski
has to make some tough
choices for the protection
of the families, and as they
face several brutal Russian
winters.
I always like films that
are based on history. I feel
that I learn something and
they tend to be the most
relatable films, too. This
is an excellent movie; it's
very inspirational to watch.
The film is rated R
for violence or language.
I didn't notice too much
of either. I think it should
have been rated PG-13.
It might not be the most
family friendly for younger


children. I could see it
being a bit scary for them,
but overall it's really not
that violent, compared to
other films.
I thought Daniel Craig
did.a great job; he's much
better suited for this role
than for a James Bond
type of role. I think his
performance in this film is
Oscar worthy!
The DVD has some nice
extra features in it. The ones
that I like the most deal with
the actual relatives of the
Bielski family, who would
talk about their parents. It
also shows several of the
people that were part of this
group. A black and .white
photo series is included on
the DVD of the people that
are still alive and that were
survivors of this group. A
"Making Of" featurette is
also included on the DVD.
You can also watch the
film, while listening to a
commentary by director
Edward Zwick.
Today Entertainment
Writer Kees Boer is
committed to Compassion
International, an
organization that helps
children in developing
countries through
education, health services
and spiritual guidance.
This week, Kees dedicates
his article. to Simpore
Arnaud David, a child he
corresponds ni iih through
Compassion international.
' # # #


dfom: Herschleb believes list will
Continued from page make a statement about SFHS


The rankings are
compiled by dividing
the number of Advanced
Placement (AP),
International Baccalaureate
(IB) and Cambridge exams
taken by students at the
school by the number of
graduating seniors.
This year's list is based
on tests taken in 2008, when
SFHS students took 315 AP
exams. SFHS Principal Bill
Herschleb said students at.
the school took five or six
more AP tests in 2009, so
he is hoping to move up on
Newsweek's list.
"I was totally surprised
when I was told we made
the list," Herschleb said,
"but now that we've been
on it, we have something to
aim for again."
Herschleb said the
school is adding two new
AP classes next year, World
History and Chemistry, so
the number ofAP tests taken
should rise even more.
. Although the list has.
brought attention to high
schools throughout the
nation, some school officials
are crying foul, saying the
system used to rate the
schools is flawed.

NEWBERRY: I
Continued from page Al

York, have been taking
place, for over a year, but
City Manager Keith Ashby
pushed for a decision
about the park at Monday's
meeting.
Although a location for,
thel6-field park has not
been set, Ashby said there
are two potential locations -
the Norfleet site and the Sun
Trust site - that are being
considered. .
Commissioners said
they felt pressured to make
a decision, and they agreed
that Newberry citizens were
not informed well enough
about the. project to make
any. decisions, ,so another
meeting was scheduled
for June 15 to allow more,
detailed discussion. The,
proposed facility), which
would be owned by
Newberry, would have its


A group of 38
superintendents from five
states wrote the creator of
the list, Jay Matthews, to
say they would not report
their schools' scores because
the list was not reliable.
"We all believe that all
schools, communities and
your readers are poorly
served by Newsweeks
persistent efforts to use a
single statistic, the number
of students who sit forAP or
IB exams, to rank schools,"
their letter said. "In reality, it
is impossible to know which
high schools are 'the best'
in the nation. Determining
whether different schools do
or don't offer a high quality �
of education requires a look
at many different measures,
including students' overall
academic accomplishments
and their subsequent
performance in college, and
taking int -consideration
the unique needs of their
communities."
Matthews responded to
the letter, saying the schools'
scores are public records, so
the schools must comply
with his requests for the
information.
Herschleb said he is glad


wo potential s
activities and maintenance
funded by Dreams Park.
County commissioners
will again meet with city
officials on June 17 at 6 p.m.
to further discuss the future
of the project.
Commissioner Lois
Forte expressed her concerns
that a large percentage of the
Newberry population is not
aware ofthe project. She also
fears Gainesville will benefit
from the development - not
Newberry.
Alachua County officials
want to make. sure the
residents of Newberry are
well-informed and excited
about bringing the park to
the city.
Jack Hughes, executive
director of Gaihesville
Sports Commission, said
the 10 fields being proposed
for Newberry will boost the
city's economy.
"The message I'd like
to share with you is please
don't let this opportunity
go by you," Hughes, said.
"There are others that have
been wanting it."
Newberry would
receive revenue from local
spending in restaurants and
shops as well as tax money.
Hughes said the city would
potentially receive $744,667
from bed tax, a tax on hotels,
and over $685,000 from


SFHS received recognition
for its hardworking students,
but he knows the list is not
a complete indicator of a
school's quality.
"This list is only one
indicator of the quality of
our school," he said. "We
always look at our data from
our school to determine how
we do from one year to the
next on state standardized
tests."
SFHS is one of four
schools in Alachua County
that made the list, including
Eastside High School,
Buchholz High School and
Gainesville High School,
which are ranked 20, 86 and
377, respectively.
Herschleb said he hopes
the new rankings will make
a statement to area residents
and officials.
"[The Newsweek list] is
kind of an affirmation that
what we're doing is helping
move our kids in the right
direction," he said. "They
don't have to go 'to other
schools in Alachua County
to get a good education.
They can stay right here in
Alachua."
# # #



sites for field
sales tax each year.
However, to reach the
bed tax revenue proposed
by Hughes, the current tax
imposed on hotels would
require a 1 percent increase.
A single tournament is
expected to bring 40 teams
along with coaches and
families to Newberry. Each
team would occupy about 10
hotel rooms, Hughes said.
.The park would also
provide employment
opportunities, Hughes said.
The park will likely create a
need for a full-time director
and crew, and local students
could get part-time jobs in
concession stands and field
maintenance.
Parents and. 'children
frdm' Newberry that have
been to Cooperstown
Dreams Park in New York
expressed their support for
the project.
Cooperstown Dreams
Park opened in New York
in 1996, and its increased
popularity has resulted in
the park having to turh
down about 3,000 teams a
year, Ashby said.
According to Hughes,
the- Cooperstown Dreams
Park hosts 118-team
tournaments for 12 weeks
each year around the nation
and Canada.
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CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS

BOARD/COMMITTEE

APPOINTMENTS

AVAILABLE

The City of High Springs is currently accepting
applications for appointment to the following Boards and
Committees:

Public Safety Committee - 1 Alternate Position
Members will meet monthly with citizens to address
public safety issues.

Housing Needs & Improvement Committee -
I Alternate Position ,
Committee %%ill ,be responsible for addressing
i sub-standard and affordable housing needs.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board - 1 Alternate
Position
Members needed for a recreation advisory committee
to inventory and survey current and future recreation
needs. Members will also provide input into the
SCounty-Wide Recreation Master Plan,

Tree Board- 1 Position ,
' Members review the conditions of canopy trees'
in rights-of-way and city parks; recommend tree.
protection/planting policies; determine trees unsafe
and authorize tree removal.

Mayor's Youth Council - 2 Positions
Members advise the Mayor and City Commission.
Son policies and programs related to youth interests.
' Members are given an opportunity to learn city
government operations and public policies. Open to
students currently in the grades-7 - 12.

Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday,
.8:00 - 4:30, from City Hall, 110 NW 1st Avenue, High
Springs, Florida 32643. To be appointed, applicants
must be a resident of the City of High Springs with
the exception of the Housing Needs and Improvement
,Committee which does permit two non-city residents.
The High Springs City Commission will make
appointments of the successful applicants at their June
25, 2009 meeting.
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CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS

CITIZENS ACADEMY
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TheCityofHighSpringsiscurrentlyacceptinigapplications
for the appointment of members to the Citizen's Academy
Program. The City of High Springs believes that Citizens
should learn more about the government that is closest
to the people - City Government and what better way
than this hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at how City
Government functions. If you want to learn the inner
workings of your City Government and are a resident,
property owner or manager of a business located within
High Springs then sign up now.

Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday,
8:00 - 4:30, from City Hall, 110 NW 1st Avenue,
High Springs, , Florida 32643 or on our website
http://city.highsprings.com. The first 30 qualified
applicants will be enrolled as participants.
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009 A5


Newberry considers purchasing



127 acres for recreation


By PATRICIA HOYOS
Today Reporter
NEWBERRY - A proposal for
Newberry to purchase the Highland Lakes
Property for potential use as a park received
a mixed reception by the City Commission
on Monday.
Anne Barnett, realtor, said the city
could use the land for passive uses such
as picnics, biking, swimming and other
outdoor activities. However, the city could
choose to not make it an active area. The
land may not be used for more invasive
purposes like ball fields.
If purchased, Newberry would be
responsible for protecting. the property's
aquifer and determining to what extent the
land will be open to the public.
Commissioner Lois Forte's main
concerns were the costs of purchasing the
land and the issue of liability. Newberry
would be completely responsible for the
area.
City attorney Stuart S. Walker suggested
Mayor Harry Nichols obtain a- quote on
how much the insurance would cost the
city.
Other possible costs to the city include
staffing, trails, ecological conservation and
security.
Barnett said there are grants for
recreational uses that may cover some of
the costs.


She encouraged Newberry
commissioners to go and see the property.
The land stretches 127 acres and is a
"fantastic property." She said visiting the
site would also give the commissioners a
better estimate on how much it will cost to
use the area for recreational functions.
City Manager Keith Ashby said he just
wanted to put the offer in front of the City
Commission, but he was not proposing the
city buy the land.
The property is not in Newberry's urban
areabut in its urban reserve, and it would
place a green space between Newberry and
Gainesville, Ashby said.
Ashby said commissioners have
the ultimate decision about whether to
purchase the property. He suggested city
commissioners see the property before
making a decision.
"Sounds like an exciting proposition if
it's not a major expense," said Bill Conrad,
city commissioner.
Comments by Newberry residents were
also mixed. Some supported purchasing
land that would serve for recreation while
others encouraged city commissioners
to not forget there are other projects in
Newberry that already need funding.
# # #


High Springs Chamber accepting"



Citizen of the Year nominations


Special to Alachua County Today
HIGH SPRINGS -
Every yearthe High Springs
Chamber of Commerce
seeks to recognize an
individual who has made
a major contribution to the
City of High Springs and/
or its residents by giving
of their time, expertise,
money, or any combination
thereof This individual
does not have to be a
member of the Chamber of
Commerce.
If you would like to
nominate someone as the
Citizen of the Year, please
print out the application
form that is posted
online, and mail it to the
High Springs Chamber
of Con-merce office. A
nomination committee will
be formed in June to review
all applications, and the
winner will be announced
at the High Springs
Chamber of Commerce
Annual Banquet in July.


PASSAGE Family Church to


host 7th Pastor's


Special to Alachua County Today
GAINESVILLE
PASSAGE Family Church
partners will celebrate
the 7th Celebration of
Leadership for Senior
Pastor and Founders Pastor
George and Lady Michele
Dix on Sunday, June 14
during the 11:00 .a.m.
Morning Glory service at
its main campus, located
at 2020 NE 15th Street,
Gainesville....
Keynote speaker for this
event is Bishop George G.
Bloomer, Senior Pastor and
Founder of Bethel Family
Worship Center in Durham,
NC. Bishop Bloomer is
a nationally recognized
pastor and author who has
made multiple appearances
on TBN as well as The
Word Network.
Pastor George and Lady
MichelefoundedPASSAGE
Family Church in 2002,
and in their seven years


of leadership the ministry
has grown to more than
2,000 partners and more
thanl2 ministries within
PASSAGE Family Church
have been established. In
addition, Pastor Dix has
appointed eight associate
pastors, started aLeadership
and Development Institute
to train upcoming ministers,
and in 2007, the ministry
partnered with the Alachua
County School Board to
initiate a $100K Education
Enrichment Initiative
that offers .financial and
supplemental resources to
designated schools.
Pastor Dix retired
from Gainesville Regional
Utilities, as an. electrical
engineer and manager in
2006. Since that time, the
ministry has purchased 40
acres of land on the city's
eastside where a 5,000
square-foot sanctuary
and life center will be
constructed.


PUBLIC NOTICE

A neighborhood meeting will be held to discuss a site
plan application for a proposed Walmart Supercenter on
36.47 acres zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) lo-
cated at the southeast quadrant of Interstate-75 and US
441 in the City of Alachua. This is not a public hear-
ing. The purpose of the meeting is to inform neighbor-
ing property owners of the nature of the proposal and to
seek their comments.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at 6
PM at Alachua Elementary School, 13800 NW 152nd
Place, Alachua, FL 32615.

Contact person: David Theriaque (850) 224-7332.
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Anniversary
n discussing what Pastor Dix, who personally
es him to continue greets every PASSAGE
m Expansion, partner and guest following,
Dix noted building each service. "I can't wait
people as a driving to see what God is up to in
nd is passionate the next seven years."
continuance in the For1 more information
ig years. . about the 7th Pastor's
en I stand behind Anniversary on Sunday,
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Applications can be
found online at www.
highsprings.com or picked
up at the Visitor's Center
on Railroad Avenue in
High Springs.
For more information,


please refer to the
Chamber website at www.
highsprings.com or contact
the Chamber of Commerce
Visitors' Center at 386-.
454-3120.


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by Douglas M. Adel, D.D.S.


Some dental history


Q: Is dentistry a relatively
modem science?
A: People have been
examining and trying to learn
about teeth since at least 5000
B.C. A. Sumerian text from
this period describes "tooth
worms" as the cause of dental,
decay. By 2600 B.C., there
was an Egyptian scholar,
Hesy-Re, sometimes referred
to as the first dentist because
an inscription on his tomb
described him as "the greatest
of those who deal with teeth,
and of physicians." So the
practice of dentistry has been
evolving and improving for
thousands of years.
By the 13th century,
in France there was a


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groups: surgeons who
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barbers who performed more
mundane tasks like shaving,
bleeding and pulling teeth.
In 1760, a'fellow named
John Baker - emigrated
from England to America
and became the earliest
medically trained dentist to
practice here. In 1790, Josiah
Flagg, an American dentist,
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Seeking common ground

Guest Editorial by Clovis Watson, Jr.

City Manager, City of Alachua
I had a meeting late last week with length, and came "to an understanding .of the respective groups previously
a few citizens representative of of how such an unmeasured response named; this is the public manifestation.
local groups, at which they aired might come about. They are members I do this of my own volition, without
certain concerns about of certain groups in pressure from these groups or. any
comments I had made about the community - the other entity. Rather, I do it because it
heirr organizations a few ALA, NUBA, the is the right thing to do, based on the
years ago. The meeting was Green Party - which feelings expressed to me.
instructive and I took from have at times had very All organizations can disagree, but
it the realization that what vocal opposition to both sides must respect the position
passes for a spirited defense certain subjects dealing of the other for all to be able to work
of the City in most quarters, with the direction of together on those matters in which they
was hurtful to a few of them. theCity. find common ground. We can amicably
That Was never my intent; As steward of the disagree, but must guard against letting
in my efforts to defend the administration, I have those disagreements short-circuit the
City, some took offense, and taken great pains to important and necessary work of the
for that I apologize. When one conduct myself in a City.
is attacked and besieged from Watson professional manner, I will certainly do my part to foster
all sides, as was the case at and I regret that those this cooperation, and trust that those
the time, certain intemperate remarks hasty words caused offense. For that who are interested in the welfare of the'
may be spoken, and this was what reason,.I felt compelled to apologize City ofAlachua will join me.
happened then. I realize the nature both personally and publically. The # # #
of those remarks and the hurt they personal apology was offered and
caused. We discussed the matter at accepted at the meeting with members




Sotomayor should place




objectivity above empathy


The -recent dredging up of comments made by
Judge Sonia Sotomayor, Obama's Supreme Court
nominee, at a 2001 lecture at the University of
California-Berkeley have caused quite a stir.


Here's what she said:
"I would hope that as a wise Latina
woman with the richness of her experiences
would more often than not reach a better
-conclusion than a white male who hasn't
lived that life."
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich
decried these statements as racist via Twitter.
He said that a white man making similar
comments would be forced to withdraw.
Liberal blogs and pundits fired back
saying that the reason conservatives like
Gingrich are calling Sotomayor racist is
because they themselves are racist and don't
want a Latino woman on the bench.


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Alex Austin


The truth, as I see it, is that both sides are
masking their true motives.
Conservatives may believe that Sotomayor is a racist,
but they don't want her on the Supreme Court because she
is a liberal, not because of her statements.
On the flip side, liberals should know that conservatives
wouldn't have a problem with a "wise Latina woman"
on the Supreme court, as long as she were a conservative
one.
As always, power politics is the reason for all the
bickering.
As big an issue as race is, power politics trumps it.
Politics aside though, Sotomayor's comments are a little
troubling. It's clear that Sotomayor has a strong connection
with her ethnicity and that she recognizes it as a major part
of her identity.


Nothing wrong with that.
She values her ethnic history and upbringing and believes
this upbringing uniquely prepares for the challenges a
Supreme Court Justice will face.


In this, she does have a point.
As a white man, I will never have some of the
experiences she has had, many of which could
prove valuable in deciding a court decision.
One of the key words Obama used in
describing what he wanted in a Supreme Court
Justice that conservatives, have scoffed at is
empathy. Empathy is incredibly important for
understanding and ruling on court decisions. As
a woman who has been through quite a bit in her
life, empathy is something of which she believes
she has quite a bit.
But in saying that as a Latina she is more
qualified than a white man, she is implying that
white men could not have developed such a level
of empathy.


No matter which way you twist this, this is still racist.
Empathy is important for a judge, but no racial group
has access to more empathy than the others.
A more important quality for a judge is'objectivity. It's
not a mistake that the symbol of the United States Supreme
Court is a blindfolded lady justice.
In leaning too heavily on her ethnicity, Sotomayor
damages her objectivity. It is possible to be both objective
and proud of one's ethnicity, but Sotomayor's comments
suggest that she may have trouble balancing the two.

Contact Alex via email at aaustin@alachuatoday.com.
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and support. We hate been overwhelmed
by the \oice of suppon from so many.
Most of you hae expressed your horror or
disgust \\ith the decisions that have been
coming from GM. but thankfully \our
concern a-' dir',ted .i to whetherr Jim
Douglas was going to continue to operate.
Let me assure you that iiah your support
w\e will continue for another 83 Nears'
Our relationship with Che\rolet has
been seered by GM As you likely are
aware, GM has decided that Alachua
County only deserves to have one
Chevrolet dealer based on the population
and registrations of Cheirolet product
It seems strange to us that even %without
their great insight into the economics of
our area that %\e have been able to sur ike.
Nevertheless. after June 16. 2009. %%e will
no longer be a Che% rolet dealer Yet. vve do
have plans.
Our vision for Jim Douglas is to include
high quality, closely inspected used cars.
%whether or not w\e acquire another new
car franchise. The plan now is to include
domestic and foreign cars. We will attend
about three auctions each week. so if you
don't see what you want, give us a call.
Most used cars companies, or to utilize
the more modern term "pre-owned car"
companies, do not have a fully'equipped
repair facility We will have the ability to
service and repair all cars and trucks with
very few exceptions. We already have state
of the art equipment and plan to add more.
Our suspension repair equipment is the
best in the business and we are very highly
competitive in tire sales. Our stock of parts
is large now, yet we are in the process of
nearly doubling our inventory.
I want to thank all of you again for your
continued support and friendship.
Jim Forrester
High Springs








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WAFFLE HOUSE:
Continued from page A 1

Incident falls under


new program


offering $1,000 for


arrest and weapon


the restaurant at about
11:45 p.m. and told three
employees and four patrons
to hand over valuables,
according to the report.
Nobody was hurt during
the robbery.,
The robbers are
described as tall, young
black males. Both men were
wearing face masks and
clothing that concealed their
entire bodies, according to
the report.
Gainesville Police
Department officers
reported a robbery about
one hour before the Alachua
robbery, and the Columbia
County Sheriffs Office


reported a robbery about 45
minutes after the Alachua
incident. Police believe all
three robberies are-related,
according to the report.
This case fits the criteria
for the new .county-wide
Gun Bounty Program,
which offers a $1,000
reward for information
leading to the recovery of
a weapon and the arrest
of someone involved in a
crime.
Anyone with
information should contact
APD Detective Carrie Lund
at 386-462-1396.
# # #


GUNMAN:minal record
Continued from pageA Suspect has criminal record


Sheriffs Office (ACSO)
escorts were safe and not
near the shooting, according
to an ACSO report.
One chaperone on the
trip said students are not
being told what happened at
the museum, but they know
something occurred.
The students left for
Washington early Monday,
and they are returning
Friday. Another group of
Safety Patrol students are
leaving for the Capital on
Thursday for another five-
,day stint.
School. Safety Patrol
students must complete
training in traffic safety,
protect students from the
hazards of crossing roads
and highways on their
way to and from school,
assist bus drivers in safely
transporting students to and
from school, teach fellow
students about traffic safety,
and serve as leaders at their
schools.
It is reported that the


HAWTHORNE: c
Continued from page Al Financial situation key concern


claimed Seat V by only nine
votes, defeating incumbent
Patricia Bouie 169 votes to
160 votes.
Surrency is excited
about the opportunity for
Hawthorne to have fresh
voices serving; on the
Commission.
"I think the turnout
alone says that people in
Hawthorne may be getting
a little more upset and a
little more involved," he
said. "And I hope they stay
involved."
Surrency added that
the new commissioners,
who will be sworn in June


16, have a great deal of
work ahead of them. The
- first priority he is eyeing
is. organizing Hawthome's
budget, allowing for the city.
to be run more efficiently.'
"The budget is the
biggest thing, but it comes
down to communication
between the city, the
commission and the city's
residents," he said. "As
long as we keep everybody
informed, we'll finally have
what is considered open
government."
Carlton also feels the
need for a more transparent
administration. The reason


SANCTUARY:
Continued from page Al

Owners say only one cat has


feline leukemia
has long caused an uproar
with High Springs officials
who argue the facility
violates Florida law which
requires that a potential
source or contamination not
be permitted within 1,000
feet of a drinking water
well.
Owners of Haven Acres,
Pennie and Steve Lefkowitz,
have been fighting to keep
open the sanctuary which
has been reported to house
between 150 and 300 or
more cats. ..
The land is an
unincorporated piece of
county property surrounded
on all sides by the city, but
the county is not following
its own regulations, Drumm
said.
"We're trying to' tell
them they're violating their
own rules," he said.
The Alachua County
Humane Society , and
other organizations have
volunteered to take the cats
with the promise that they
will not be euthanized.
"We would be able to
place the overwhelming
majority of the cats, if not


100 percent," said Kirk
Eppenstein, executive
director of the Alachua
County Humane Society.
The owners of Haven
Acres have . said there
are few feral cats on the
property and only one with
feline leukemia, which
makes Eppenstein even
more optimistic that they
can be adopted.
"We would be -much
more effective at placing
these cats than the owners,"
Eppenstein said.
Records for cats being
adopted out of Haven Acres
have historically been
incomplete. The Alachua
County Humane Society,
however, documents
adoptions of 50-100 cats
per month.
The Alachua County
Humane Society and the
other . organizations that
have volunteered to take the
cats are all no-kill shelters.
"I really have no idea
why they won't accept help
from outside agencies,"
Eppenstein said.
# # #.


the budget is in such
disorder, he said, is because
the city's residents did not
have enough say under the
old commission.
"The number one
obstacle right now is finding
out what our true financial
picture is," Carlton said.
"We need to figure out how
we are going to operate
the rest of the year and get
ourselves back on sound
footing."
#' # #


shooting suspect,VonBrunn,
is a white supremacist who
owns an anti-semitic Web
site and wrote a book called
"Kill the Best Gentiles!"
Von Brunn has a criminal
record, including attempting
to kidnap the Federal
Reserve Board and standing
outside the Federal Reserve
Board meeting room with a
sawed-off shotgun, revolver
and knife, according to the
Associated Press. Von Brunn


I


details the Federal Reserve
incident on his Web site,
saying he was attempting
to take the board members
under citizen arrest.
The Holocaust Museum,
which is normally guarded
by officers both outside
and inside, was filled with
thousands .of people when
the shooting occurred. The
museum is also protected
by metal detectors, and
bags are checked at the


door. The gunman walked
into the museum and
started shooting right away,
according to reports.
The Holocaust
Museum exhibits artifacts
memorializing the six
million Jews who were
killed in the Holocaust
genocide. Some 27 million
people visit the museum
every year.
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Chicken 'cruelty' lands two Hawthorne students in jail


Today Staff Report
HAWTHORNE - Two
Hawthorne Middle/High School
students were arrested Monday
-after a video allegedly depicting
cruelty to a 'chicken surfaced on
:the internet. Robert Gordon, 19,
,and Patrick Dougan, 18, were both
..charged with cruelty to animals,
which is a third degree felony.
The duo was identified in


the video by Alachua County
Sheriff's Office (ACSO) Deputy
Rachael Stephens, who is also
a Hawthorne school resource
officer, said Lieutenant Steve
Maynard.
The investigation was
launched by Alachua County
Animal Services Division
(ACASD) after officials there
received an email, which
included a link to the video, from


a student at Hawthorne Middle/
High School. That video was
apparently posted on a Myspace.
com Web page.
The video was filmed on the
Hawthorne Middle/High School
campus in April, according to
court documents. The video
reportedly showed Gordon
holding the chicken overhead
and then "smashing" it into the
ground. The video then zooms


in on the chicken, which is seen
thrashing around, according to
ACASD officials.
After the initial investigation,
the matter was forwarded to the
Office of the State Attorney,
which filed the formal charges
against Dougan and Gordon.
Both Gordon and Dougan
were part of a class at the school
that was learning how to raise
and properly kill and package


chickens, school officials said.
But investigators reported that
the class instructor said the
two students charged were not
following his methods.
Gordon and Dougan were
releasedontheirownrecognizance
Monday afternoon but could face
up to five years in prison and a
fine of up to $10,000.
# # #


Watson promises quick reserve recovery


By ALEX AUSTIN
Today Reporter
ALACHUA - A recent
audit report on the City of
Alachua's finances called
attention to dwindling
emergency, funds, and now
Alachua City Manager Clovis
Watson Jr. is answering
questions on how the city will
Tebuild those reserve funds.
The entire plan is tobe laid
*out Monday at a workshop,
which is the first of three such
meetings to address the city's
upcoming budget, Watson
said.


Much of the concern in
the upcoming budget cycle is
aimed at the city's drooping
reserve fund, which has
shrunk to about $100,000.
State-mandated property
tax cuts and the economic
recession threatened - the
city's plan 'of continued
"smart growth," said Watson.
That's when the city manager
decided to dip into the reserve
fund to keep things going,
knowing that the growth
would soon replenish the
reserves, he said.
Although the reserve fund
would suffer in the short-
term, Watson said he believes


his plan would help it quickly
rebound.
Still confident in his plan,
Watson accepts criticism
from the public.
"This is the people's
money, and they have a right
to question what we do with
it."
The $100,000 is not all
of the city's money, Watson
said. The city also has access
to about $2.2 million in
investments and about $3.8
million in cash.
All of these unforeseen
pressing demands, along with
uncertain, but anticipated
growth, have made planning


for the city's financial
decisions a difficult job.
"The plan has been a
moving target," Watson said.
Benefits of this growth
can already be seen in the
Alachua County Property
Appraiser's estimates that
the city will see a 5.6 percent
increase in taxable values.
This marks the highest
growth in the county. Only
Gainesville, at a 4.2 percent
increase, and Newberry, at
a 3.5 percent increase, also
have significant growth. The
other six of the county's nine
cities have taxable values that
are stagnating or shrinking.


Watson said this new
growth is in large part due
to the new taxes collected
from the recently constructed
and opened Sysco Foods
distribution center. It .does
not include taxes that will
be collected from the new
Lowe's, Walgreens or the
anticipated Walmart store,
all of which the city will not
receive money from until the
next fiscal year.
. The reserve will also get
some relief when the city sells
some of its surplus property.
Watson said he expects to
get aboiit $1 million for the
eventual sale of the old city
hall, which will all go directly
to the reserve fund.
That money alone would
push the reserve fund past the
three-month city operating
cost recommended in the
city's audit, which Watson
estimates at about $900,000.
Watson, and the city's
commissioners have set a goal
of rebuilding the reserve fund
to roughly $1 million dollars,
which is about 10 percent of
the city's general fund.
Another way the city
plans to rebuild the fund is by
contributing a portion of its
budget to a major expenditure
category each year, said
Danielle Judd, assistant city
manager. When the reserve
fund is replenished and
.exceeds its goal of 10 percent
of the general fund, capital
projects such a road paving
could be funded with the


excess money.
Typically, the reserve fund
is for emergencies such as
natural disasters, but Watson
said he felt the economic
downturn was a good reason
to dip into the reserve fund.
He compared the city's
situation to a family's personal
finance. He presented the
hypothetical situation of a
family with two children, a
car, a home and $10,000 in
savings. Imagine, he said,
the family's car needs a new
$2,000 transmission, and the
house needs $5,000 in roof
repairs. If -the family kept
working, there is no reason
they couldn't cut into the
$10,000 in savings knowing
they would build it back up as
they continued working.
Other community leaders
handled the economic
recession, and state-mandated
tax cuts by cutting jobs or
services, but Watson said. he,
didn't want to go that foute.
Watson also confirmed
that commissioners were
aware that reserve funds were
being spent.
He stands by the way he
managed the situation and
thinks the city's current state
and future prospects show that
he made the right decisions.
"The city is in better shape
now than it has ever been."
Judd urges citizens to
come out to the Commission
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Trip for fifth grade students.
The 2009 Washington, D.C.
Safety Patrol Trip will be
made up of 32 public, private,
charter, and parochial schools
from Alachua County. The first
trip will be June 7-12 and the
second trip will be June 11-16.
In the late 1920's, "the


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Chicago Motor Club president
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a school crossing. Since its
inception, the School Safety
Patrol idea has involved
millions of students both in the
United States and abroad.
In 1951, the Washington,
D.C. Safety Patrol was
established in Alachua County
and has been sponsored by the
AlachuaCounty Sheriffs Office


since 1977. From 1977 to 1982, agencies. A medical
the annual trip was by means doctors and paramedic
of AMTRAK Railway. As the also travel with these g
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Black Male,
01/21/1982
5'8", 180 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
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Possession of
Marijuana
with Intent to
Sell


Connie Inez
Sevor Wright'
Harrison Black
White Female,
Female, 12/18Q1958
06/03/1964 5'8", 150 Ibs
5'5", 200 lbs Black Hair,
Brown Hair, Brown Eyes
Unk Eyes


Currently
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VOP - Illegal
Use of Credit
Cards


Currently
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VOP- Battery,
VOP-
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,Threaten a
Victim


Latoya
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Black
Female,
5'2", 3/1/89
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
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Aggravated
Assault with a.
Deadly
Weapon,
Possession of
Drug
Paraphernalia


Dominique
Greenlee
Black
Female, 5'4",
7/24/1988
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Aggravated
Battery with a
Deadly
Weapon


James
Alexander
Garrison Jr.
Black Male,
5'07",
11/10/82
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Possession of
Cocaine, Sale
of Cocaine


Peter
Vincent
Melius
White Male,
6'00,
1/27/89
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
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Possession of
Cocaine,
Possession of
Drug
Paraphernalia


Stefan L.
Lattimore
Black Male,
5'05",
3/17/85
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Possession of
drug
paraphernalia


Allen Natwon
Jenkins Rashaud
Black Male, Richardson
10/06/1972 Black Male,
6'2", 175 lbs 05/14/1989
Black Hair, 5'5", 170 Ibs
Brown Eyes Black Hair,
Brown Eyes


Currently
wanted for:
VOP - Felony
Larceny,


Currently
wanted for:
VOP -
Burglary, VOP
- Larceny


James
Randolph
Sirmans
White Male,,
09/20/1950
5'7", 165 Ibs
Brown Hair,
Blue Eyes

Currently
wanted for:,
Felony
Larceny


John
Baker
Black Male,
5'10",
1/10/79
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Fraud


Reginald
Harden
Black Male,
5'10",
12/29/67
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Child Support
x5


Rashad
Rosemond
Black Male,
6'3.",
5/23/89
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery


Johnny
Thomas
Black Male,
6', 5/13/66
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Child Support
x2


Kendrick
Johnson
Black Male,
5"9",
06/18/74
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Aggravated
Battery


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.
IF NECESSARY, CALL 911.


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B2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY RELIGION THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009



When life seems unfair


In our world today so
many things seem to be
spiraling out of control.
Inflation and unemployment
are on the rise. More people
are losing their homes. War
and rumors of war seem to
be happening around the
world. We often stop and
wonder why these things are
happening, and to people
who love God. If God is
God why do the righteous
face such struggles and
oftentimes the unrighteous
seem to prosper in the midst
,of apparent chaos?
When life seems unfair
we need to remember that
the Bible tells us that God
"causes His sun to rise on
the evil and the good and,
sends rain on the righteous
and the unrighteous" (Mt.
5:45 NIV). The question is
a matter of understanding
and perception. Let's start
with the perception. Many
assume that as a Christian we
should have an abundance
of wealth, solid health and
no problems in this life.
The Bible actually does
not promise any of those
things to the child of God.
In fact we recognize that
we will face many trials
and tribulations in this life.
Peter says the following,"
Dear friends,, do not be


surprised at the painful
trial you are suffering, as
though something strange
were happening to you. But
rejoice that you participate


REV. LEONARD R.
TRAINA
New Life Community
Chapel, Gainesville

in the sufferings of Christ, so
that you may be overjoyed
when his glory is revealed"
(1 Peter 4:12-13 NIV).
We may lose things to the
unrighteous. We may fall ill
to a disease that .takes our
physical :life, experience
a horrible accident or be
killed by a murderer. Our
goal is not. the things of
this life, nor even a smooth
comfortable life, but rather a
life that is fully surrendered
to God ,and spent for Him.
None of us know how
many. days we have on


this earth. James says the
following, "Why, you do
not even know what will
happen tomorrow. What is
your life? You are a mist
-that appears for a little while
and then vanishes." Oft we
approach God with the idea
of "OK, I accepted You,
now what are You going to
do for me since I accepted
You." The concept borders
on "He owes us since I
accepted Him" as if we
gave up something to gain
that which was unattainable
except for the grace of
God. A. B. Simpson wrote
a hymn entitled "Himself."
In the hymn he expresses
the change from focusing
on things to focusing on
God. The first verse says,
"Once it was the blessing,
now it is the Lord. Once it
was the feeling, now it is
His Word. Once His gifts I
wanted, now the Giver own.
Once I sought for healing,
now Himself alone. All in
all forever, Jesus will I sing.
Everything in Jesus and
Jesus everything."
This leads us to
understand that my life
on earth is not the most
important. It is not built on
things or desires, but on God
and experiencing His love,
grace and presence. We


are given the opportunity
to know and to serve the
risen King who died for us.
The surrendered life looks
different for each person, but
ultimately it entails sacrifice
(Romans 12:1-2). Be aware
that the Bible clearly states
that the unrighteous get all
their reward here and now
and after that judgment
awaits.
The believer's greatest
reward is yet to come and
this life pales in comparison.
Paul says the following, "But
whatever was to my profit. I
now consider loss for the
sake of Christ. What is more,
I consider everything a loss
compared to the surpassing
greatness of knowing Christ
Jesus my Lord, for whose
sake I have lost all things. I
consider them rubbish, that
I may gain Christ and be
found in him, not 'having a
righteousness of my own
that comes from the law, but
that which is through faith
in Christ - the righteousness
that comes from God and
is by faith. I want to know
Christ and the power of
his resurrection and the


fellowship of sharing in his
sufferings, becoming like
.him in his death, and so,
somehow, to attain to the
resurrection from the dead."
(Philippians 3:7-11 NIV).
Life is found to be fair
when we find our life in the


true Giver of Life, Jesus
Christ. Some of us are given
80 years while others are
given less. The key to life in
Christ is not the number of
years, but what you do with
the years you have.
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The Heartland Community Places of Worship


Alachua church of Christ
14505 NW 145th Avenue
Sunday Bible Classes 9:30 a.m.
Assembly at 10:30 a.m.
Evening Service 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Class 6:30 p.m.
Minister DougFrazier
(386) 462-3326



t ellowship
Church'
Contemporary Praise & Worship
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
16916NWUS Hwy441, High Springs
386-454-1700
www.FellowshipOnline.org


UP First Presbyterian
, Church of Alachua
Rev. ViginiaMcDaniel, Pastor
14623 NW 140 Street
S(386) 462-1549
Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship
Service 10:30 a.m. Nuriery provided,
www.firstpresalachua.org


HIGH SPRINGS CHURCH
OF CHRIST
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
Bible Classes forAllAges 9:30 an-
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7 p.m.
highspringscofc@alltel.net
Pastor: Cori Lewis * (386)454-2930

New Life
Community Chapel
Ift1I.ICD Meeting at Westside
Park Recreation Center
tj 1 1001 NW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
Sunday Worship - 10:30 AM
Pastor Leonard R.Traina (352)214-4462
www.newlifecommunitychapel.org


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


t li aint asf nglitant Cotrc
ApthcfkaOridmFiF_ lavch
* 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 Scripturies
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 am. - Sunday 10:30 am.
and other special services as announced.
8100 SWArcher Road (Shrine Club)
(352) 317-5757 * www.AllsaintsXnEC.org

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

High Springs Seventh-day Adventists
230NW lstAvnrue
Bible Study: S '; 15 am,
Divine Worsh p
Sa l1 45ja
Mid-Week: Taes 7 p
Youth: Sat.9 1 I m.
W ed.W , 3' , ) aF .
Pastor: Anthrlar . .. ,Id


New Oak Gmrove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Worship 11 anm., Evening Service 6 pn.m.
Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6 p.m.
Bible Study 7 p.m.
RAs, GAs & Students 7 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Terry Elixson, Jr., Pastor
386462-3390 * 18100NW262Avenue


Services
Sunday: 11-30 am &6-30pm
Children's Church 11:30 amrn
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


Bethesda Outreach
Ministries of
Alachua
Reaching
the lost at
ANY cost and
Sustaining the
Saints behind,
the cross.
Services:
Every Sunday at 11 a.m.
at
Quality Tin of Alachua
15960 NWUS Highway 441
Alachua, Florida
Elders Nyron and LaShandra Jenkins

Foundation Chapel Church
of God by Faith
Sunday: Sunday School 10 pLm; Mid-Day
Worship 11:30 am.; Children's Church 6
p.m.; Evening Worship 6 p.m.; Tuesday:
YSB 7p.m. Wednesday: Outreach
Fellowship Dinner 6 pn.; General Prayer
Service 7:30 pm.
i13220NW150tliAvenue,Alachu ,
PastorW e J. McKnight, Sr. 4-162-2549


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PAS SAGE
Family Church
'Reaching people whercthey are"


PastirGeorge and
Lady Michele Dix


2020 NE 15 Street
Gainesville
(352) 336-8686


Sunday Services:
8 a.m. - "Flying High" Morning Worship
9:30 a.m.- Sunday School
S11 a.m. - Morning Glory Worship
- &"Children's Church,
Wednesday Services:
12 noon - Noon Day Prayer
7 p.m. - Prayer & Bible Study
Youth Services:
7 p.m. Wednesday
7 p.m. Fourth Fridays
www.passageministries.org


Grace Community Church (PCA)
A New Church in Western Alachua County
Pastor Ty Keys
New Location: 25705 SW 15 Avenue in
Newberry Elementary School Cafeteria
(352) 472-9500
Worship: Sunday 9 am. Nursery proved.
For info go to www.
gracecommunityPCA.org
Reaching Outwith the Love of Christ by Liffing Up
the Name ofChrist-Come hear theDdctrines of Grace


List your Place of
Worship
here
Call (386) 462-3355
ext. 9503
for more information.


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 at-Ilst, 2nd, 3rd Sunday
Quarterly 11 am. 4th Sun. Birthday Rally
Service; Tuesday Evening 7 p.m.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study


List your Place of
Worship
Shere
Call (3:86) 462-3355
ext. 9503
for more. information.


Vacation Bible School
June 14 -18, 6 p.m. to 9 P.m.
Dinner served each night at 5:15 p.m.
Family Night
June 19 at 7 p.m.
Classes available for ages 4 through
adults
HoP on over and join in the fun!



Forest Grove Baptist Church
22575 NW 94th Ave
Alachua, FL 32615
386-462-3921.
*forestgrove@windstream.net


CHRISTIAN FMIIY WORSHIP
CENTER AND BIBIE ECOLEGE
Elder Cynthia-Washington, Pastor
220 NE First Avenue, P.O. Box 2187
High Springs, FL 32655
Bible Study Wed. 7 p.m
Sunday - Pastoral Teaching 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11a.m.
Church: (386) 454-2367
Cell: (386) 878-9568


'hristian 'life fellowship
Assembly of God
Contemporary Worship/Ministry -All Ages
Sunday: SS 9:30 amJ/Worship 1030 am.
Wed. 7 p.m./Children/Youth/Adults
,19817 W. Newberry Rd. (4 mi. E. of
Newberry, 4 mi: W. of Jonesville)
(352) 472-5433
www.clfbest.org


A First Baptist Church of Alachua

IM"Ar i i One Block east of Main Street in Alachua
(386) 46)62.133-7

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


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Worship
here
Call (386) 462-3355
ext. 9503
for more information.


Service Times
Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
.Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Youth Service Wed. 7:30 p.m.'


of Senior Pastors: Ed%% in & Angela Anderson
386-454-1563
www.impactfamilychurch.com
16710NW US 441 * Between High Springs & Alachua


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St. Luke A.M.E. Church
Rev. Jessie L. Steele, Pastor
14950 Martin Luther King Blvd/Hwy 441
Alachua 32616
386.462.2732(church) 386.462.4396 (Fax)
Email: stlukeamechurch@windstream.net
Morning Worship: 11 a.m.;
Church School 9:45 a.m.
Bible Study: 7p.m. (2nd & 4th Wednesdays)
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE:
A-1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS gives Notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and
intent to sell these vehicles
on 06/27/2009, 10:00 a.m.
at 14515 NW PEGGY RD,
ALACHUA, FL 32615-5449,
pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
A-1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS reserves the right
to accept or reject any and/
or all bids.

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(Published: Alachua
County Today - June 11,
2009)
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE:
A-1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS gives Notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and
intent to sell these vehicles
on 06/30/2009, 10:00 a.m.
at 14515 NW PEGGY RD,
ALACHUA, FL 32615-5449,
pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
A-1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS reserves the right
to accept or reject any and/
or all bids.

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(Published: Alachua
County Today - June 11,
2009)
NO ICE OF PUBLIC SALE:
A- TOWING SVC/AUT,O
RE AIRS gives Notice of-
Foeclosure of :Lien and
inthi, to sell these vehicles
on,7/01/2009, 10:00 a.m.
*at 4515 NW PEGGY RD,


ALACHUA, FL 32615-5449,
pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
A-1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS reserves the right
to accept or rejqlpt any and/
or all bids.

1HGCD5654SA069130 1995
HONDA

(Published: Alachua
County Today - June 11,
2009)
City of Alachua
Request for Proposals

RFP 2009-03
Roadway and Drainage
Improvements NW 146 Av

The City of Alachua FL is
requesting proposals from
qualified licensed contractors
to furnish materials, labor
and equipment for roadway
and drainage improvements
on NW 146 Avenue located
in the corporate city limits
of Alachua FL. Phase I of
the scope of work begins on
-NW 146 Av at SR 235 and
continues 640 ft east along
NW 146 Av to include asphalt
paving, valley curbing and
driveways. Phase II of the
scope of work begins 640
ft east of SR 235 albng NW
146 Av and continues'240 ft
east to NW 137 Terrace to
include asphalt paving, valley
curbing and driveways.

Proposal documents may
be obtained from the City's
website (www.cityofalachua.
com).
Proposals are due by 4:00PM,
18 June 2009. All proposals
should be clearly marked
RFP 2009-03, Roadway and
Drainage Improvements NW
146 Avenue and addressed
to:

Frank Sodek., III -
Administrative Services
Director
15100 NW 142 Terrace
'Alachua FL 32615


For any technical questions
related to this proposal,
please contact Roland Davis
at 386-418-6142.

(Published: Alachua
County Today -June 11,
2009)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
IN AND FOR ALACHUA
COUNTY, FLORIDA


PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2009-CP-670

IN RE: The Estate of

BRIAN DONALD
JACKSON,


Deceased.
/

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the
Estate of BRIAN DONALD
JACKSON, deceased, whose
date of death was January 19,
2009; File Number 2009-CP-
670, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Alachua County,
Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 201 E.
University Avenue, 1st Floor,
Gainesville, FL 32602. The
names and addresses of the
personal representative and
the personal representative's
attorney are set forth
below.

All creditors of the
decedent arid other persons
having claims or demands
against decedent's estate,
on whom a copy of'this
notice is required to be
served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS.
AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons
having claims or demands


against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF, THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS
.BARRED.

The date of the first
publication of this notice is
June 04, 2009.


David A. Yergey, Jr.,
Esquire
Florida Bar No.: 374288
Ginger R. Lore, Esquire
Florida Bar No.: 643955
Yergey and Yergey, P.A.
211 North Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801
Telephone 407-843-0430
Facsimile 407-843-0433
Attorneys for the Personal
Representative

Betty J. Johnson
Personal Representative
2228 S.E..30th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32647

(Published: Alachua
County Today - June 04
and 11, 2009)

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CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS

INVITATION TO BID
PAVILION

The City of High Springs
is now accepting bids for a
prefabricated picnic pavilion
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Father's Day is coming
soon, but please, step away
from the ties, cologne and
'socks at the department
store. The perfect Father's
'Day gift for the man who
-has everything -- or just an
,abundance of ties, cologne
.and socks -- can be found
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5tems. Using the computer
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the perfect gift at the perfect
price.
Itappears from my online
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memberships are popular
gifts. Rocco Loosbrock is
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PHis bacon comes from hogs,
that are raised on farms in
Kentucky. The bacon slabs
ere hand cut and cured using
hickory fires to smoke the
meat, ensuring that each
'piece of bacon is of the
highest quality. The slices
'of bacon are individually
hand-rubbed with various
flavors ranging from apple
cinnamon, brown sugar and
vanilla bourbon to Cajun
and sun-dried tomato to
ensure that you get a burst
offlavor in every bite.'
G The Bacon Freak Web
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from gourmet bacon to
bacon-flavored salt (with no
bacon added) and T-shirts'
that say "Bacon Is Meat
Candy." Since my father,
'Howard Shelf, is a carnivore
and a huge fan.ofham and
'bacon, membership in the
8Bacon Freak Club is hands-
'down the perfect gift for
Father's Day.
; I also found gift
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in a variety of food clubs on
dthe Website ranging from
'salsa and olive oil to ribs,
'sausage and lobster.


should consist of unit prices
for the shelter, each option,
and total price, including
delivery, for:
* (1) 20' x 28' laminated
wood gable shelter
* Optional powder coated
structural tube steel
columns;
* Optional factory stained
beams, deck, and
fascia


* Optional factory cut
exposed fastener metal
roofing

Detailed specifications may
be obtained by contacting
Donna Smith, Public Works
Secretary at 386-454-2134.
Interested bidders should
submit sealed bids, marked,
"Pavilion," to: City Manager,
City of High Springs, 110 NW


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Surprise your father with
a gift certificate giving him
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garlic baked potato recipe.

BACON-WRAPPED
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These ; wonderful
potatoes also can be prepared
on the grill. Wrap the bacon-
wrapped potatoes in foil and
place them in the cooler area
of the grill around the outer
edge for about 50 to 60
minutes or until the potatoes
are tender and the bacon is
crisp.,

4 medium baking potatoes,
washed, halved
lengthwise
8 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 medium onion, thinly
sliced,
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
8 bacon strips


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COLLEGE
The smart choice. .,


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Compare and Save! Buy THERA-GESIC'


1st Avenue, High Springs,
Florida 32643, no later than
3:00 p.m., Thursday, June
25, 2009.

JAMES D. DRUMM
CITY MANAGER/CLERK

THE CITY OF HIGH
SPRINGS RESERVES THE
RIGHTTO REJECT ANY OR
ALL BIDS. THE CITY ALSO
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
ACCEPT THE BID WHICH
IS IN THE BEST INTEREST
OF THE CITY, WHICH MAY
BE, OR MAY NOT BE, THE
LOWESTBID.

(Published: Alachua
County Today - June 11
and 18, 2009)








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O'Leno State Park DWMH on
4 acres. 1500sqft 3BD/2BA
w/23'x48' concrete floored


ALACHUA HIGHLANDS CUSTOM HOME
Set on beautiful 5.47 acre Florida Oasis.
Stocked fish pond, 2875 sq. ft
heated/cooled, metal roof, huge front and
back porches. $550,000 MLS# 292212
Florida Front Porch Realty
Cell-352-246-6446 or 352-498-4001


FORECLOSED HOME
AUCTION - FLORIDA
STATEWIDE - Auction starts
July 11. 600 Homes MUST
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RE No. CQ1031187
4Br 3Ba 1Half-Ba 3,634
sqft Single Family Home
situated on 7 acres in
Thomas Co, GA. Double
Garage, Fence, Deck,
Screened Porch. $359,900.
Norris Bishop Realty
(229)890-1186.



4 ACRES LACROSSE
Beautiful Country Setting
with Oak shaded homesite.
Convenient to Gainesville.
OWNER FINANCING!
NO DOWNPAYMENT! $616/
mo. $59,900. or call 352-
215-1018.
5 ACRES AIACHUAi
Beautifully Wooded on
paved road frontage.
Great area! Convenient to
Gainesville. Dev Polential!
OWNER FINANCING! NO
DOWNPAYMENT! Total
$119,900. Only $1052/mo.
or call 352-215-1018"



Pre- Grand Opeaing
Sale! 8 ACRES w/ EEEP
DOCKABLE LAKEFRONT
Only $39,900 'Sat &
S'un 6/27 & 28 S\VE
$10,000* Spectacultr 8
acre hardwood setting w/
deep dockable waterfibnt!.
Prime AL location. Paved
rds, county water, utils all
completed. Lowest financing
in yrs! Call now (866),52-
5302, ask for x.1525 P'ice
includes discount '
Dockable Lakefr.ont
$69,900!'(was $99,900)
Wooded homesite w/
beautiful shoreline. In
gated community;' Mins
from Interstate! Excellent
financing. Call now (800)564-.
5092, ask for x 1511
Lake Lot Deat Fell Thru!
2.6 AC- $19,300 ;FREE

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CLASSIFIED:
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BOAT SLIPS! (was $39,900)
Secluded wooded lot w/
deeded access to private
stocked bass lake. Quiet rd
frontage, utilities; warranty
deed. Excellent financing.
Must see, call now (888)792-
5253, x3038
DEVELOPER SPECIAL
3+ acres $54,400. (was
$75,000). Wooded, private,


ready to build. Owner will
finance. Call now (866)352-
2249
Coastal Georgia BANK
ORDERED SALE 1+ Acre
Ocean Access $29,900
(888)982-8952 x 5192 httpI
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Two bedroom mobile home
on five acres, walk-in closet,
extended living room, two full
baths, near Ginnie Springs
and Rum Island. Electric,
water and garbage included


in rent. $750/mo. 352-317-
7585 or 386-462-5136.


PRISTINE 3BD/2BA
HOME IN ALACHUA.
Open floorplan, big rooms,
bamboo & tile floors, large
kitchen, huge backyard. May
be rented turnkey-furnished.
Possible short-term lease.
$1500/month. Call 352-262-
1159.


4Br 3Ba Foreclosure!
$11,500! Only $217/Mo!
5% down 15 years @ 8%
apr. Buy, 3 Br $199/Mo! for
listings (800)366-9783 ext
5798


Alachu 17 "


GUN SHOW
Sat. June 20 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun. June 21 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bring your GUNS to sell or
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CLASSIFIED#
Continued on page B6


Business & Services Directory


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PEAS: Acres, Black-eyes, Pink-eyes, Green Butterbeans,
Speckled Butterbeans, Zippers, OKRA, Squash,
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, BEANS:Green, CUT Green, Kentucky, Yellow Wax
i'GREENS: COLLARD, MUSTARD and TURNIP
At the Packing Shed in LaCrosse!
P. 620915 N.SR121.LaCrosse
Phone: 386-418-0511 -Fa\: 386-418-0544


CARPET AND FLOORING SERVICES
Carpet * Laminate * Hardwood * Vinyl * Ceramic
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ELECTRICAL SERVICES
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RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL



SERVICE REPAIRS.- REMODEL WORK
NEW CONSTRUCTION. COMPETITIVE RATES
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[MEDICAL SERVICES- . i


FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER
Providing care for the whole family
Appointments Recommended
SDiabetes, HTN HU S
Cardiovascular Disease NEW HOURS:
SAnnual PE'sing Monday-Thursday
Drug Screening ' 9 a m .-6 pm
DOT, Sports & School PE's a.m.-6 p.m.
* Most Insurance Accepted Friday
. ^^ 9 a.m.-1 p.m..


RESTAURANT

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Come by for some of the best
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Beef * Pork * Chicken, Ribs
'OPEN days a week II a.m. -9:00p.m.
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TREE SERVICES

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STree Removal, ' 60 ft. Bucket Truck
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CLASSIFIED:
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Classes Daily at American
Legion in Newberry. Located
26821 W. Newberry Rd.
www.GunTraderGunShow.
com.


Moore Cuts For Less Lawn
Care Service 386-454-8627
or 352-283-4038. No job too
small. Senior Discount. Lawn/
Tree/Pressure Washing. Call
for free estimate.

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METAL ROOFING. 40 yr
Warranty-Buy direct from
manufacturer 30/colors in
stock, w/all accessories.
Quick turn around. Delivery
available. Gulf Coast Supply
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STRAIG HTWALL
BUILDING SALE!
UNPRECEDENTED LOW
PRICES ... DEPOSITS
REDUCED. FLEXIBLE
DELIVERY. 25X30 $5680.
30X40 $8.490. 35X50
$10,400. 40X60 $12,980.
50X100 $21,900. OTHERS!
IN BUSINESS 25 YEARS
(800)720-6857.



CHURCH FURNITURE.
Does your church need
pews, pulpit set, baptistery,
steeple, windows? Big Sale
on new cushioned pews
and cushions for hard pews.
(800)231-8360. www.pewsl.
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*Business, *Paralegal,'
*Computers, *Criminal
Justice. Job placement
assistance. Computer
available. Financial Aid if
qualified. Call (866)858-
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AIRLINES ARE HIRING -
Train for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA
- approved program. Financial
aid if qualified - Housing
available. CALL Aviation
Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.



ART EXHIBIT -
Contemporary Art Exhibit.
Some Items Discounted
up to 80%, Friday,. June
12th 6pm-9pm Opening
night raffle, cocktails, hors
d'oeurves Artworks from
Neiman, Tarkay, Maimon,
Max, Keely, Nichita; Agam,
William Vincent Kirkpatrick,
.and more. Remaining items
available for sale through


June 14th. Baterbys Art
Auction Gallery 9101
International Drive Pointe
Orlando, Fl. 32819 www.
baterbys.com (866) 537-1004
orlandofineart(baterbys.
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Buy Police Impounds!!
99 Honda Accord $500!.
99 Honda Civic $800! for
listings call (800)366-9813
ext 9271.


Horse Lover's Dream - 5BR 3
BA Hilltop home on 40 acres with
16 stall Morton barn. $949,000
MLS#303917
Jonesville Area - 3/2 block home,
pool, 10 acres with large 4 stall
barn. $349,900MLS#297467
Jonesville Area - Extra large 3/2
doublewide on 10 acres with 12
stall barn (40 x 100) $299,900
MLS#304360
3/2 Cracker style with
wrap-around porch on 2.5 acres.
Here in town. Everything new due
to fire. Reduced to $274,900 for
quick sale MLS#303936
Suwannee County 6.8 acre 3/2
brick home. Mini ranch, several
ponds, pole barns and metal garage.
Endless list. Only $225000,
MLS#300708
Handyman Special 3/2 Double
wide on 5 Private Acres fronting on
241 Alachua. $99,900 MLS#303619
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FEATURED PROPERTY
Spacious home on half
acre lot in Woodland
Oaks. Lush landscaping
all around, SS
appliances, oversized
Florida room, plenty of
windows and a hot tub.
$193,725 MLS#304649


A1 Serving the community since 1979

ASK US ABOUT BANK OWNED AND SHORT SALE PROPERTIES.


Affordable 3BR 1BA home within
walking distance to downtown Alachua.
Wonderful investment opportunity - close
to schools, shopping, dining. $42,000
MLS#304208

Accent on value here in this low
maintenance brick home located in
Alachua. 3BR 1BA plus a 1 car garage
just waiting for you. Recently updated A/C,
laminate wood floors and more. Affordably
price at $122,500. MLS#304848

Enjoy the country town living-small
and sweet. Walk to downtown banking,
shopping and dining. Cute doll house.
Great starter or use as an investment.
$62,500 MLS#299899/900


HOMiS WH ACKAG(E
Upated concrete blocIk 3BR BA
1260sf on 1 acre with large shade trees and
room to garden. New: paint, kitchen, double
pane windows, doors, bamboo floors and
tile. Easily accessible toAlachua, Gainesville
or Jonesville. $150,000 MLS#304681
Spacious 4BR 2BA home with steel
roof, dual A/C unit, open kitchen, new wood
and carpet floors. Gorgeous view from the
balcony off the great room and master
suite. 5 acres fenced and x-fenced with
pole barn. Easy access to 1-75. $269,000
MLS#304338
Looking for heaven? Concrete block
3BR 2BA 2112sf split floor plan home on 10
plus acres. Fireplace in family room, ceramic
tile in main living areas. Huge workshop, 3
smaller outbuildings and clearing for horses
to graze. $349,900 MLS#304787


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2BA 1485sf CB home. Large oaks
and pasture in homes only subdivision.
Features screened porch, 2-car
garage, security system, fully fenced
and more. $249,900 MLS#287380
Seclusion awaits you. 3BR
2BA 1845sf home on 5 plus acres in
Alachua. Features an eat-in kitchen
and separate dining room. Home needs
your time and some tools to return to
a great home. Large pole barn also on
property. $139,900 MLS#305063

VACANT LAND

Highland Farms. Towering trees
cover this 6.21 acre parcel. Build your
dream in a protected homes only
area. Convenient to Lake City .-and
Gainesville. $79,800 MLS#304418


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Super Crossword

NO CONTEST Answers to SUPER CROSSWORD on B5


ACROSS
1 Spasm
4 Honshu metropolis
9 Pinza or Chaliapin
13 Alice's restaurant?
18 Aroma
20 Jeopardy
21' Vivacity
22 Writer Rogers St. Johns
23 Start of a remark by
134 Across
25 Parisian pronoun
26 Raj address
*27 "Gladiator" extra'
28 Stick
30 "Glad All -" ('64 hit)
32 Lowe or Morrow
33 Valuable
35 Part 2 of remark
39 Barren area-
43 "Under the Yum Yum
-" ('63 film)
44 Mall event
45 Kimono cummerbund
46 Plunder
47 They may be personal
49 Donizetti ditties
53 Male kangaroo
55 More minute
59 With decorum
62 Abound (with)
64 Actor Ryan
65 Mongrel
66 Roger Rabbit, for one
67 "Fool" singer, Chris
69 Sailed through
71 "Lucky Jim" author
73 Compass pt.
74 Go-getter
77 Part 3 of remark
79 "The French Connec-
tion" name
81 Comic Charlotte
82 Kuvasz and komondor
84 Protected
85 Veto
86 Fruit-tree spray
88 "- pro nobis"
89 Adult tadpoles
92 Canvas cover
95 Forsaken
97 Mobile homes?
99 Dissolve
101 - Grigio


102 Maestro de Waart
104 Secular,
106 Dion's "Runaround"
girl
107 Plug
110 Rohmer or Roberts
113 Shameless
115 End of remark
119 Goblet part.
120 Mohammed - Jinnah
121 '72 Harry Chapin hit
122 Buckwheat dish
126 Defer
129 Shinbone
132 Temporary calm
134 Speaker of remark.
136 Happening
137-Unmarried Mme.
138 Macabre
139 Man the bar
140 Brawl
141 Actress Anna
142 Man of Malmo
143 John - Passos

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1 Some turkeys .
2 Pastoral poem
3 Cold feet
4 Unlock, in poesy
5 Circus barker?
6 "New Yorker" cartoon-
ist
7 Last name in piracy
8 Dismount
9 Hum bug?
10 Let
11 Fusillade
12 Looks like Hook?
13 Lehar's "- Land des
Lachelns"
14 Neighbor of Mont.
15 Jawaharlal's jacket
16 "Middlemarch" author
17 Synagogue figure
19 Competitor
24 Untamed
29 Cereal spike
31 Nutritional abbr.
34 Baseball's Cabell
36 Beloved .
37 Blow for a bounder
38 Tours topper
39 Reggae's Marley


40 Border on
41 Major- -.
42 Kenton or Getz
48 Adoption agcy.
50 Incongruous state
51 Isolated
52 Last word of the year?
54 "Show Boat" composer
56 Rely (on)
57 Shoestrings.
58 Promote
60 Type of roast
61 ,Heavenly hunter
63 Knight's quaff
68 "There's - Out Tonight"
('61 hit)
70 "Moll Flanders" author
72 Rotisserie part
74 - Lama
75 Wish and wish
76 Fairy-tale fiend
78 Swing a sickle
80 Student's ordeal
81 Airport feature
83 Mean Marquis
87 Perch
90 Submarine base?
91 Line of clothing?
93 Looked like
94 Asset
96 Palindromic name
97 Amos or Spelling
98 Jazzman Zoot
100 Asian holiday
103 Epic name in epics
105 Terra -
108 Absent
109 Old Testament book
111 It may be invisible
112 Breaks off
114 Worked in Vegas
115 Postern and portcullis
116 Martini garnish
117 Yak's turf
118 Jump for joy
123 Prepare prunes
124 Present
125 Enthusiastic
127 Jocular Jay
128 Extremities
130 Part of UPI
131 From - Z
133 Ford of football
135 Shoe width


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Jin Shaw: 352,665,8570 or Phil Hawley: 352.332.2600


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