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The Baker County press
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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny Fla
Creation Date: June 23, 2005
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PO BOX 117007 UNIV. FLA.

Thursday June 23, 2005 Macclenny, Florida 500

Caught on

camera at

hunt camp-

buck naked
Early last Thursday evening,
Deputy Sheriff James Parham III
trudged a mile and a half along a
dirt entrance road to an exclusive
hunting lodge off Herod Dopson
Road in a remote area north of San-
He was responding to a remote
signal from a burglary alarm in the
lodge's main building.
The owner, a Jacksonville law-
yer, advised there were guns in the
lodge, so the of-
ficer approach-
ed cautiously
and stopped
where he could
,keep an eye on
Sm the building un-
til backup help
He detected
movement in-
n side the lodge,
and had to blink
more than once
Danny Taylor in 2001 more than once
when he real-
ized what he was looking at.
The man inside moving from
room to room was naked.
Sure enough, after a few minutes
the man comeswalking out of the
front door, eyes the deputy and
yells, "Come on in!"
Deputy Parham wasn't about to
do that.
"We knew there were guns in
there and I-see this guy without a
stitch on. I stayed put; there's some
things we're just not going to do
for the public."
Between the time he first spotted
Danny Timothy Taylor, 23, in the
lodge and his appearance on the
front porch, the officer radioed his
situation to central dispatch and it
went something like this:
Deputy Parham: He's coming
out on the porch, his hands are up
and he's naked.
Sheriff Joey Dobson (monitor-
ing from afar): What did he say?
Chief Deputy Gerald Gonzalez
(also monitoring): Sheriff, he said
he's naked.
Sheriff Dobson: What's this world
coming to?
Shortly after Sgt. Thomas Dyal
and Cpl. James Marker arrived to
assist, suspect Taylor surrendered
without incident. And they had to
handcuff him naked.
His clothing was lying in a ditch
some distance from the hunting
lodge, and apparently Mr. Taylor
had managed to climb naked -
through a rear glass door he had
broken by tossing a propane gas
tank through it. He didn't appear to
have a scratch.
The suspect did appear disori-
ented, possibly high on.drugs, and
told Deputy Marker he didn't know
where his clothes were.
When questioned about the ex-
tensive vandalism inside the lodge,
the suspect replied, "My brother
told me to do it, and I trust his in-
He also said he had been living
in the woods 4-5 days, and deputies
soon learned Mr. Taylor is wanted
in Charlton County, Ga. on a war-
rant for failure to appear in court on
a drug-related charge. He has a mi-
nor police record, here.
Jacksonville lawyer William
Brant, listed as an owner of the
hunt lodge, did not return a tele-
phone inquiry seeking information
on the sizeable tract or damage
done by the intruder.
He told Deputy Parham he ob-
tained a closed circuit surveillance
video of the suspect inside the
lodge, and the sheriff's department
wants to get a copy.
The report noted extensive inte-
rior vandalism during the relatively
brief time Mr. Taylor was inside,
including damaged furniture and a
toppled washer and dryer.
He was charged with burglary,
criminal mischief and trespass.

Trio nabbed following

chase on Tuesday...
A stolen Chevrolet Tracker lies in a ditch where it ran off the
road with several county deputies in pursuit Tuesday evening
near CR 139B and Claude Harvey Road west of Glen St. Mary.
At left, rescue chief Carolyn Hodges treats driver Eugene Fin-
ley for minor facial cuts before he was taken to jail on multiple
felony charges. Finley and passengers Russell Finley and Tray-
is Hlammonds fled from imniest'igators Gerald Rhoden andDa-,.
vid Bryant near a south Sanderson residence just after 6:00.
The investigators and several deputies had been waiting for the
trio to show up at the residence after they slipped out of a west
Jacksonville trailer park earlier in the evening. They were
wanted for questioning in a number of area burglaries. It turns
out.the three already had gone to the residence of Eugene Fin-
ley's mother and attempted to once again get away. Deputy
Sgt. Mike Crews deployed "stop sticks" on CR 229 to flatten
two of the Tracker's four tires, but Mr. Finley managed to keep
the small SUV on the road until Glen St. Mary. He is charged
with stealing the vehicle in Tennessee, and Mr. Hammonds is
wanted there for aggravated assault. The driver is also wanted
in Columbia County for burglary.

Pineview Golf Course...

Valuable historic site or ripe for developers?

Press Staff ,
The state of Florida refers to
it as "BA 302."
According to the state's
Master Site Files, BA:302 is
"an important component asso-
ciated with the Battle of Olus-
tee," and has evidence of hu-
man remains there.
In the Civil War era, it was
known as "Barber Plantation,"
where the late historian Gene
Barber said his great, great-
grandmother was buried.
The New York Times and
Harper's Weekly each publish-
ed stories in March 1864 about
a skirmish that took place there
between Union. and Confeder-
ate forces.
The Union forces reportedly
used the Barber house as a hos-
Local history buff Dickie
Ferry says soldiers from both
sides are buried there, as are
"Barber Cemetery is out
there, but there is some ques-
tion about its exact location,"
he said, adding that his best
guess is it's in the nearby neigh-
borhood of the Whispering
Pines subdivision.
To most people in Baker
County, however, BA 302 is
known as the Pineview Country
At least for now.
If everything goes as plan-
ned, Dr. Gary Dopson will sell

the course June 24 to a local group of real estate in-
vestors said to be Wayne Combs and Tommy Rhoden.
Word is it will then be sold to a developer in
Jacksonville, although that can't be confirmed.
Several years ago, the course was zoned residen-
The combination of losing the county's only golf
course, the' possible desecration of an historic site
and the specter of another development on belea-
guered county road 23A has triggered a petition drive
to preserve BA 302.
Mr. Dopson, a local doctor and Macclenny may-

or, says he wanted to keep Pineview in business,
and feels guilty about shutting it down, but the fi-
nancial drain was too much to handle.
"After my bypass surgery, I realized I had to start
thinking of my family, our future," he said Tpesday.
"Over the past year and a half, I've had to put too
much money into it."
He said revenue took a hit when Pineview lost
players to Jacksonville's golf course glut. Mean-
while, he was at the mercy of rising costs for health
insurance, and workers comp coverage, along with
(Page two please)

Kevin and Diana Shell say they have 2400 names on the petition seeking to preserve Pineview. They pose in the backyard of
their Copper Creek residence with a commanding view of several fairways.


in Glen


232 home project
near high school
Glen St. Mary officials on Tues-
day took the first step in a process
that could result in the town's pop-
ulation more than doubling.
Town council approved the first
reading of an ordinance that would
annex about 148 acres between
Baker County High School and the
Little St. Marys River.
A Brevard County developer re-
quested the annexation in order to
build a subdivision of 232 single-
family homes.
An estimated 593 people would
live in the subdivision, according to
Mayor Juanice Padgett. She said
the current population of Glen St.
Mary is 493.
It would.also increase the town's
area from 216 acres to approxi-
mately 360.
P. Michael Evans, a vice presi-
dent for Forte Macaulay Develop-
ment in Melbourne, said plans for
the subdivision, called Greystone,
are not in final form. The comp
plan and traffic study have yet to be
However, he said the company
will likely set aside about 20 acres
for paths and park ateags near the
river, which runs parallel to the de-
The 232 homes will be built on
the remaining 128 or so acres.
The land is owned by J. Ray and
Gerra Lee Gatlin of Macclenny.
Greystone would be located east
of Madison Street as it swings
around the east side of the high
school. It would proceed north
along the Westside Loop, off Madi-
son. To the south, it would extend
from the sharp curve around the
school to U.S. 90.
Mr. Evans said the developer
would pave Westside Loop, which
is currently a dirt road.
He also said a fence will be built
along Madison Street.
Plans call for a clubhouse, pool
and recreation area near the en-
trance off the highway.
Greystone would be a deed-re-
stricted subdivision.
Mr. Evans estimated the homes
would range from approximately
1700 square feet to perhaps 2000
square feet.
The development would hook
up to Macclenny water and sewer
lines, which were put in place
when the high school was built.
The council opted not to vote on
approval of a development agree-
ment with Greystone Investment
Group until the pact can be review-
ed by an attorney with experience
in the field.
That vote could take place at
next month's meeting.
Also at Tuesday's meeting,
CPAs Lyons and Lyons of Mac-
clenny presented the council with
its auditor's report on the town's fi-
nancials. It covered the fiscal year
ended September 30, 2004.
Among the highlights were a
$345,761 increase in the town's net
assets, which the report noted was
a "useful indicator of a govern-
ment's financial position."
The town's assets exceeded lia-
bilities by nearly $1.2 million. The
prior year figure was $846,947.
The general fund increased near-
ly seven percent to $589,646.
Although revenue was lower
than expected, spending also came
in under projections.

Arrest in April
holdup of Country
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liability insurance running about
$20,000 per year and property tax-
es of $40,000
"I've hung in there as long as I
can," he said, saying he realizes
the course is a "benefit to the com-
He was banking on the county's
growth to bringing enough golfers
to allow the club to at least break
even, but to no avail.
Lynn Lewis, who will lose her
job as pro shop manager when the
course closes, said she is aggravat-
ed by. people badmouthing her
"Dr. Dopson has been financing
it out of his wallet. We haven't
raised rates in seven years."
She said that groups such as the
the sheriff's office, the Rotary
Club and Council on Aging can-
celed golf tournaments there be-
cause they were angry at Mr. Dop-
son for selling the course.
"If they wanted to support the
course, don't sign a petition, get
out and play. Don't say, 'We'll
show them, we'll go to Jackson-
ville to spend our money.'"
Kevin and Diana Shell, who
live in the Copper Creek subdivi-
sion next to Pineview, started the
petition drive to "just let people
know what was happening."
They say they've collected
about 2400 signatures in the past
couple of months.
"This is a very, very important
issue," Ms. Shell said, referring to
the historical implications.
Her husband added, "You can't
continue to add homes to 23A
without widening or improving the
In addition to the historical and
growth issues, however, the Shells,
who've been Pineview Country
Club members for several years,
have a personal interest in its sale
and likely development.

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Their back deck overlooks the
c''ourse. In fact; Dirina' sa~id dirt was
added to their lot to raise it up for
a better view of the course.
Ms. Lewis sees a conflict.
"I understand supporting a
cause, but be true to the cause. She
just wants a fairway view. She
doesn't care about the history of
-Baker County."
Mr. Dopson said: "I'm-not sure
what Kevin's saying; I know he
likes the golf course view."
Ms. Shell admitted she paid lit-
tle heed to historical matters until
now, but her husband "has always
been interested in history."
Either way, the boxes of histori-
cal documents, newspaper articles
and correspondence filling a cor-
ner of their dining room are a tes-
tament 'to how deeply involved
they are now.
They've used their newly found
expertise to prod politicians U.S.
Senator Bill Nelson, State Senator
Nancy Argenziano and State Rep-
resentative Aaron Bean to look
into the historical implications of
the sale. ,
In addition, they've been work-
ing the state agencies overseeing
historical, archeological and cul-
tural preservation.
"We've had inquiries about the
Barber Plantation, but nothing has
happened to get us involved," said
Barbara Mattick, chief of the Bu-
reau of Historic Preservation,
which is in the Florida Department
of State.
She said her agency's responsi-
bility is triggered when a develop-
er tries to pull a state permit. But
even then, it can only offer com-
ments or recommendations.
The Florida Master Site File is.
federally mandated to collect in-
formation on cultural br archaeo-
logical sites, cemeteries, bridges,
etc. for the purposed of dealing

with development, according to
Dawn Creamer..
The Barber Plantation is file
BA 302 in the master site file,
meaning there were 301 other
Baker County sites registered be-
fore it.
BA 302 was'placed in the file in
1991 by the Florida Museum of
Natural History. It was updated
three years later by a "cultural re-
source" firm in Tallahassee.
Once a developer pulls a state
permit, the site file is pulled.
If.it is found to have historical
significance, the state can require
the developer to pay for an archae-
ological survey to determine the
extent of the site.
If human remains are found, the
law requires the development to
stop and offers a procedure for
moving them.
The Shells saidthey realize that
historical significance or full peti-
tions notwithstanding, the sale is
more than likely to take place.
They're looking down the road,
however, aiming to "use legal
channels to slow things down."
Some developers may lose in-
terest in a property if faced with
the state's red tape.
Ms. Shell also said that three
seats on the city commission are
up for election.
Mayor Dopson, also looking
.down the road, said:
"If and when it comes before
the city, we'll try as hard as we can
to make it compatible with the
area. In fact, because of its loca-
tion, I'd say it would have to be
above the standard."
In the meantime, he doesn't
know how long BA 302 will re-
main a golf course, allowing as
how it could be a few more
months, but adding that it would
be up to the new owners.,

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Baker County late Tuesday, au-
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Florida arrested 27-year-old Ra-
sheed (Ricco) F. Silvera and charg-
ed him with being one of two
masked suspects who robbed the
Glen St. Mary branch of Country
Federal Credit Union on April 12.
Mr. Silvera, who lives in west
Jacksonville but has multiple ties
to the Orlando area, is the erst-
while boyfriend of another suspect"
who police believe knows some-
thing about the armed robbery that
Shortly after the credit union
was robbed just before 11:00, the
two gunmen and likely a third sus-
pect fled in a Chevrolet Tahoe
from near the scene after switch-
ing vehicles.
The Tahoe, police say, belongs
to Mr. Silvera, and the 1995 Hon-
da Accord found abandoned off

Sherman Ave. in Glen belongs to
the mother of Dejaune Anderson,
19, ofJadcksonville.;-i .I.. I' ,
Ms. Anderson 'has been in
county jail since late April, charg-
ed as an accessory. Since her con-
finement, she also faces an aggra-
.vated battery count following an
attack on another female inmate.
Specifically, Ms. Anderson is
accused of arranging to have a du-
plicate ignition key made for Mr.
Silvera so the Honda could be
used that day under the auspices
that it was stolen.
Investigator Chuck Brannan,
who was checking out the aban-
doned vehicle the day of the rob-
bery accompanied by the owner of
the property on which it had been
parked, found a newly minted key
on the ground near where the
Tahoe allegedly had been parked.
The key was traced back to Ms.
Anderson, who initially pointed

the finger at another acquaintance.
She allegedly urged him to lie to
authorities and say he found the
key in the front yard of Ms. An-
derson's mother's house in River-
Mr. Silvera was aware 'police
wanted to talk with him, and sev-
eral times was a no-show after
promising an interview.
He also acted suspiciously by
jumping out of a moving car on
Lane Ave. near his residence while
being followed by police in late
For a time, authorities lost con-
tact with the suspect, then he re-
emerged in the Orlando area. He
apparently quit a job at the Winn-
Dixie warehouse east of Baldwin.
Mr. Silvera will probably be
transferred to Duval County where
he is wanted for failing to appear
in court on a felony fleeing police

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ic concert at the Florida Theatre by
John Fogarty. If the name is famil-
iar, but you don't know from
where, Fogarty was the lead singer
of Creeden6e Clearwater Revival
and penned most of their great
songs like Bad Moon Rising and
Proud Mary.
The place was packed and Fo-
garty was rocking out. He was
jumping and dancing and hadn't
lost a step vocally. This is really
something of a surprise in that Fo-
garty is 6.0 years old.
I've noticed lately that some of
the biggest concerts of the year are
by rockers who are using their
AARP cards when they check in at
the hotel. The Rolling Stones, the
Moody Blues, Tom Petty, the Ea-
gles are all touring to sell-out
I don't suppose that's unusual
since people my age want to see
bands we're familiar with rather
than My Chemical Romance and
.Motion City Soundtrack. But it is
kind of strange, nonetheless.
Fogarty was bouncing off the
walls like a 20-year-old. Contrast
that to Joe Walsh of The Eagles,
Walsh looks like somebody's
drunken grandfather, the guy in the
family nobody likes to talk about.
He has long, stringy gray hair
and talks with a wheeze that sounds
like he has had too many unfilter-
ed Camels. At the microphone, he
squints into the stage lights and
barely nov'e.rvWhen hedoes--lean
into a guitar solo, he looks\in need
of an angioplasty. He still has the
licks on guitar, that's for sure, but
up on stage he looks like he's pretty
familiar with the early bird dinner
specials at the Piccadilly Cafeteria.
I hesitate to call this a backlash
toward the youth movement that is
so prevalent in all the entertain-
ment industry. If it were a backlash,
we'd be.hearing The Eagles on top
40 radio instead of Classic Rock.
Think about it when's the last
time an established artist had. a top
40 hit? Got me. But unlike in the
sixties and seventies, there is a
very profitable world outside of
Top 40 music. Bands are filling
arenas despite never managing to
get a song on the playlists of Top
40 stations. '
That's not surprising. Think
about the last time you listened to
Top 40 radio. Even the moniker is
deceiving. You won't hear the Top
40 songs. Over a three hour peri-
od, you'll be lucky to hear a dozen
different songs played over and
over and over. The artists are all
the same. You may get lucky and
hear.a cut from a really good band
like Coldplay or Keene or Switch-
foot, but chances are what you'll
hear is Ashley Simpson and clean-
ed-up rap.
But satellite radio and iPods
meant's easier than ever to choose
the songs you want to hear so you
don't have to listen to radio. I en-
vision a day in the near future when
radio as we know it is passe.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreak-

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ers never were consistent hitmak-
ers, yet the 55-year-old Petty can
still fill an arena. He hasn't had to
change a lick of what he used to
do in his 20's when he played the
club scene in Gainesville.
Other rockers have adapted what
they do to appeal to a broad audi-
ence. Rod Stewart has changed his
style completely. The bantam roost-
er of rock has donned a black tux-
edo and silk scarf and become the
reincarnation of Frank Sinatra.
Stewart has three million selling
CDs of American standards from
the forties and fifties. Who'd have
figured the raspy-voiced singer who'
strutted around stage in Jaguar print
spandex singing Do Ya Think I'm
Sexy would by crooning Someone
to Watch Over Me with a 30-piece
orchestra backing him.
Billy Joel is bald., has the hit
Broadway show Movin' Out, but
still commands big bucks for fill-
ing arenas with adoring fans. Joe
Cocker, who looked like he could
barely walk when he was 25, actu-
ally looks better today than he did
30 years ago.
I'm interested to see how Mick
Jagger and Keith Richards handle
the rigors of touring. Both are in
their sixties. Jagger is still the irre-
pressible showman, but Richards
looks a lot like that mummy re-
cently unearthed in Egypt. He has
done so many drugs that an MRI
of the mummy and an MRI of
Richards would probably look the
same. In fact, stick a guitar in the
mummy's hand and prop him up
behind a microphone and Richards
could probably stay home.
The same is true in country mu-
sic. Loretta Lynn has a top-selling
CD and before he died, Johnny
Cash was gettingairplay.. ,-
I think what has happened more
in the Baby Boomer era than in the
past is that old rockers realize their
fans are still out there and want to
see them one more time..If they
still have the chops and can rip off
those guitar licks like Fogarty was
doing at the Florida Theatre, there's
no reason not to tour. Who knows,
they might even discover a brand
new younger audience to keep
their music alive into the next dec-

Dear Editor;
In response to your column (on
state test scores) in the June 15th
edition of The Baker County Press
I have the following comments or
If we expect only a mediocre
outcome, our students and teachers
will cease to strive for the superior
Can we place some of the
blame back into the home where it
should be?
With the limited number of

school days currently required by
state statute, teachers are hard
pressed to get all the items re-
quired into the current curriculum.
I went to school in another state.
We had statewide exams in each of
our major subjects at the end of
each school year. Our teachers
earned points toward their tenure
and contract renewals based on
how their students did on these
statewide exams.
If the math teacher had 220 stu-
dents taking the math test and only

a handful failed or got Ds, then
his/her next contract had more
money in it and they got some
extras. If a majority of their stu-
dents failed or got Ds, they were
put on notice that they had only
one, two-year contract to show
They were also given access to
resources to improve their teach-
ing skills. These tests were in
math, English, biology, chemistry,
physics, civics (history); foreign
languages, if taken by the student.

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Orphanage prepared him for life

Dear Editor:.
I was asked recently to pray for
Supreme Court Justice.John Paul
Stevens and write him a short
note. I did that, and I am praying
for him each day because the issue
of the Ten Commandments (in
public places) is due to come be-
fore the Court this summer.
I think the case will be the most
important in the history of this
great nation,
When I was six years old my
mother, a devout Catholic, had a
rough decision to make. Dad had
gone into the VA hospital in Mem-

Get rid of Dry Sunday' laws

Dear Editor:
I have come up with a way to
ease the impact fees soon to take
effect in Baker County, and it will
not cost anyone any more money.
Repeal the Dry Sunday law.
Dry Sunday does not stop. peo-
ple from drinking on Sunday, nor
does it prevent people from buying
beer on Sunday. The only thing
Dry Sunday does is send revenue
to other counties that could be
used here in Baker County.
The impact fee amounts I have
seen proposed make it apparent to
me this is revenue that could be
used easily by the county. Many
people cannot afford an additional
fee or tax. That is the beauty of
this idea; it does not force anyone
to pay for something'they don't
want to purchase.
I estimate there are 32 establish-
ments that sell liquor and/or beer
in the county. If each had only

$100 in revenue each Sunday that
they otherwise would not have
generated, the county could see an
additional $8372 in a single year.
The potential revenue is impos-
sible to guess accurately, and
would likely exceed my conserva-
tive estimate. It is money we need
here. It is money we should not be
sending to other counties, money
that has been going to other coun-
ties for many years. We should
make it more convenient for peo-
ple to spend their money here.
Impact fees are apparently un-
avoidable. By coming up with
other ways to generate revenue,
we can possibly make the amount
of the fees easier for all to live
Let's keep our money in our
Glen St. Mary


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phis, and there were four of us
She put us in St. Peter's orphan.'-
age in solith Me'nphis for thrde
rough years I will never forget. It
was back in the early 1930s during
the Depression years, and every-
thing was scarce including love.
Those Catholic nuns were well
versed in the use of wooden pad-
dles. Back then, there was no such
thing as "child brutality." Quite the
opposite: it was "spare the rod and
spoil the child."
Nevertheless, I was taught many
valuable lessons there. There were
no free rides everyone worked.
When we first arose in the morn-
ing, everyone had a cloth with wax
on it. We went onto our stomachs
and waxed under our bunks. Even
when the food was donated, we
bowed our heads and prayed
before meals.
We all went to our jobs for an
hour before school. My job was in
the laundry where I stood on an
apple box and folded sheets and
towels. After school, I went back
to the laundry for a couple of
There was no time for mischief;
we all had to memorize the Ten
Commandments, no exceptions.
We memorized the Lord's Prayer
and the Catholic catechism front,

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back and sideways.
All of this came in very handy
Swhen.I joined the Navy on my 17th
birthday:in November,: 11942. After
God and Jesus Christ comes my
.country, and that's why I wouldn't
take anything for the journey that
I've made through life. '
And that's why the Ten Com-
mandments need to remain before
the public.

The only subject not tested state-
wide was physical education. Even
shop class had a statewide test on
safety issues.
How many parents spend time
with their children at home going
over their homework or helping
them with reading and basic math
in the early grades? My children
went to pre-school at the local
church. By the time they were four
they could read basic sentences.
I remember many a day coming
home dog tired and just wanting to
grab a beer and watch the TV. But
my sons expected me to spend an
hour with each of them Monday
through Thursday looking at their
books, tests, and homework. And I
did along with my wife. Isn't that
what parents are supposed to do?
What do we expect from our
schools and teachers? They are not
proxy parents. We are the parents.
we set the moral tone, limits and
expectations for our children.
Finally, with the limited school
year currently in place in Florida,
there is a decided lack of hours of
instruction. My children attended
school in Florida. However, the
county has a full summer enrich-
ment program that started two
weeks after the close of regular
school and lasted until two weeks
before the start of the fall term.
My own school days started the
Tuesday after Labor Day. We had
Columbus Day, Veterans Day, El-
ection Day off as holidays. We
broke from December 20-21
through January 2-3 for Christmas.
We had both Washington's and
Lincoln's birthdays off. We had off
from Wednesday before Holy
Thursday through the entire week
following Easter, plus Memorial
School finished the second
Friday in June. Seniors graduated
the Saturday after school closed.
Since we had statewide exams we
had to be there until the Wednes-
day before the end of school.
I forgot to mention that if we
scored 87% or above on average
over the entire four years of state-
,wide tests, we got, a 15' rc~JutLion ..
''in tuition in the state university
system. Back then this amounted
to about $300 a semester. If we
scored 95% or better we got a 20%
break. Back then this was a lot of
money. Minimum wage was $1.25
an hour.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, June 23, 2005 Page Four

Sanderson Center is

going on the market

One of Business Journal's Top 40
Dr Margaret (Meg) Romeo, a Macclenny dentist, was among 40 "up and coming" bust-
ness and industry leaders selected by the Jacksonville Business Journal for 2005. Her pho-
tograph and a brief interview appeared in a special Journal supplement the week of June
3-9. Dr. Romeo, the daughter ofMelba Dedmon and David Beaty, both of Macclenny, is a
Baker High graduate who earned a bachelor's degree from Florida State University and
completed dental school ten years ago at the University of Florida. She has practiced both
public and private dentistry in Baker County since then, and earlier this year opened a
dual private practice on South 5th St. Dr Romeo was nominated by the Baker County
Chamber of Commerce, and along with fellow honorges was feted at a reception in
Jacksonville earlier this month.

Steals $4700 in jewely

Hershel Collet, 39, who was
staying with relatives nearby, was
implicated June 14 in the daylight
burglary of a house off Riverside
Dr. near Glen St. Mary.
Two neighbors told police they
witnessed the suspect around the
home of Sandra Deal during the
day while the owner was away.
When she returned that after-
r noon, Ms. Deal found that j rear
door had been forced open. and
V700 in.jewelrv taken from her
According to Deputy Randy
Davis, Mr. Collett showed a gold
ring to his sister-in-law and indi-
cated it belonged to a friend. He
then left 'the area, and police
checked pawn shops here and in
Jackson ille in an attempt to-track
his whereabouts.
The suspect reportedly used a
sledge hammer to break through
the door, and ransacked several
areas of the Deal house while in-
He had been staying temporari-

Wanted man:

flees deputy
A warrant was issued for the
arrest of Wayne W. Myers, 43, of
Sand-erion afterr he fled from De-
puty Charles Goldsmith in down-
town Sanderson the morning of
June 13.
The officer spotted Mr. Myers
inthe parking lot of Cuz's One
Stop just before 9:00 am, and was
aware the suspect is wanted on a
delinquent child support warrant
from Nassau County.
According to the officer, Mr.
Myers resisted being handcuffed,
and a shot from a Taser gun that
struck him in the arm failed to stop
the suspect from fleeing west on
The deputy gave up on the foot
chase to retrieve his patrol car, and
last saw Mr. Myers running into a
wooded area behind the county
fire station.

Attacker grabs
woman's purse
A Macclenny woman reported
she was knocked to the ground in
the parking lot of the Baker Fam-
ily YMCA the evening of June 16
while on her way to a parenting
The 19-year-old victim told
police her assailant fled after ran-
; sacking her purse as she.lay on the
ground. The report did: not specify
\ heather anything as taken.
The attack happened about 7:00
and the woman described her
attacker as a black male between
30-40 years old wearing blue
shorts and tennis shoes.
He initially asked her for a ciga-
rette, and pushed her down when
she.replied that she didn't smoke.

ly in a tent on the property of his
Police are also looking into a.
burglary at the Macclenny apart-
ment of Nikke Ross, who returned
from a brief absence June 16 to
find two VCRs, a television and
DVD player missing.
A bedroom window was used
to gain entry. The property is val-
ued at $540.
Police were told conflicting sto-
ries abouir he ','. hcre aboi i .f an
rm p i .. .: I-.., tr .r .I .,i ..u l th .
time $627 in store receipts from
the Macclenny Taco Bell went
missing late on June 12.
According to the night manager
who left two other employees in
charge that evening, the cash was
placed in the door of an office
safe. It was missing when the
night deposit was prepared.


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The former Sanderson Senior
Center will be advertised for sale,
despite Leonard Lewis' suggestion
June 20 that he be given the build-
ing that has for several years been
home to his People. Reaching Out
"Imagine how that $54,500
would look as a grant match," Mr.
Lewis said. He already uses as
grant match the no-rent status the
after school tutoring center has
with the county.
The amount he cited is the ap-
praised value of the building and
property, which once was the
black elementary school and more
recently used by west county se-
nior citizens.
Mr. Lewis is concerned at being
ousted from the building, although
county officials say Rev. Videll
Williams has pledged to allow the
tutoring group to continue if his
Faith Bible Church buys the prop-
But sharing the building doesn't
work as well, Mr. Lewis said. "We
were having to set up and tear
down the computers when the
Council on Aging was there," he
In other business, the zoning
adjustment board may be revived,
giving citizens an extra layer of re-
view and education in county reg-
ulations before a final decision is
made and giving the commission
a buffer from potentially volatile
zoning change requests.
The zoning board dissolved
about ,a decade ago amid resigna-
tions after one of its rulings was
reversed by the commission.
The new board, which may also
handle special exceptions and vari-
ances, will require at least one rep-
resentative from the school dis-
trict, which is affected by zoning
decisions allowing greater residen-
tial density.
At'the request of Dean Woehrle
of the St. Mary's River Manage-
ment Committee, the commission
agreed to draft an ordinance for a
100-footsctback from the river-
bank for septic tanks, and for rhin-
imum two acre lots with a 150-
foot riverbank frontage., Member
counties Nassau in Florida, Cam-
den and Charlton in Georgia, have
already passed the. ordinance.
Javetta Stanford reported on the
Health Department's PACE-EH
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Health) program. The project
funded by a $10,000 grant will as2
sess Sanderson residents' priorities
for improvements in controlling
and improving weight and obesity,
tobacco, substance abuse, youth
health and chronic illness.
Robin Dewey gave a compan-
ion report, asking the commission
to sign as fiscal agent for a grant to
cover primary care, eye exams,
podiatry and inoculations for dia-
betics. Baker County is the only
Health Department in the state ac-
'credited for diabetes education
The commission will seek pro-
posals from engineer firms for plat
review; current road engineer Ar-.
thur Bedenbaugh of Lake City
plans to retire.


implicated in

theft of safe
A daughter was arrested for
grand theft of a safe and its con-
tents from her mother's bedroom
earlier this month.
Cynthia D. Pearce, 41, who had
been staying temporarily at the
residence of her'mother Estelle
Williamson off Williamson Road,
told police .that gold coins she had
been spending at a neighborhood
store belonged to her.
The 100 pound safe taken from
her mother contained $5000 cash
and collector coins that matched
the description of the ones passed
by the suspect.
It is not known whether authori-
ties recovered ahy of the remain-
ing cash. The safe also contained
jewelry, and the theft was reported
on June 15.
In another theft arrest, Chris-
topher Thomas, 28, of Sanderson
is charged with taking two packs
of beer from the Kangaroo store
across from the county courthouse.
about 1:00( am on" Junc 19.
The store clerk called police
after he-strolled out of thestore
with the beer, and minutes later
Deputy Ben Anderson confronted
the suspect near North Boulevard.
He was brought back to the store,
and the clerk identified him.

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No opposition to

SR 228 strip center

A proposed office and small
store center on SR 228 drew no
opposition and was approved unan-
imously at the June 14 Macclenny
Commission meeting.
That was in contrast to- a first
public hearing May 10, when
neighbors Carl Victor and Lori Du-
gan argued Jimmy Yarborough's
plan would devalue their property
and add major traffic problems to
the area.
As he did last month, City Man-
ager Gerald Dopson noted there are
already varied uses surrounding the
2.1 acre parcel just south of Mac-
clenny Nursing and Rehabilitation
Center. On the north side are the
Mormon Church and Macclenny
Post Office.
Mr. Dopson said the office and
small store strip center is a good
transition between the homes and
the commercial growth expected
as the city extends water and sew-
er lines for construction of a Wal-
Mart Supercenter at the intersec-
tion of SR 228 and Interstate 10.
City officials believe this should
increase rather than depress the
property values of owners border-
ing SR 228.
In a related item, the commis-
sion approved'up to $48,000 for
engineer Frank Darabi of Gaines-
ville to evaluate how best to en-
hance water pressure when utility
lines are installed south along SR "
228 to the new Wal-Mart store.
Mr. Yarborough already had
proper zoning for a planned 24-
unit townhouse complex he plans
adjoining the office center.
As for a traffic signal suggested.
by several citizens, Mayor Gary
Dopson said that likely will take
awhile. The Florida Department of
Transportation has not yet seen a
need even with dozens of school
buses through the SR 228 intersec-
tion with Jonathan Street; he point-
ed out.
In another DOT item, the state
agency will award a contract next
February for decorative light poles
on SR 121 South.
"We want to be able to put
Christmas decorations on th iin, so

we held out not to have the con-
crete poles," Manager Dopson ex-
plained of the delay since the busy
corridor was widened in a 16
month project completedin Sep-
tember 2003.
In a related item, Fire Chief
D.J. "Buddy" Dugger and the
city's welder Timmy Dugger will
fabricate new decorations. Strands
that were costing $1300, will be
built for $100-150, for 35 feet
across the road, Manager Dopson
Chief Dugger said the new dec-
or for US 90 will be white icicles
ahd snowflakes. The older items
will go on SR 121, and some do-
nated by Glen St. Mary will be re-
furbished for SR 228.
Also approved was a trial four-
way stop at Blair and West Ohio
streets. There have been several
accidents at the intersection, and
traffic is heavy during and after
ball games at the nearby Knabb
Sports Complex.
The board wants to wait until
budget time to discuss installing a
recording and microphone system
in the meeting room. Information
specialist Marshall Mann estimates
it will cost about $2600. Board
members declined to install the
system when the room was added
to City Hall in 1998.
A proposed amendment.to the
recently revised tree and landscape
ordinance will allow owners to re-
move older trees if there are "too
many" on the lot. The current law
requires replacement when any
trees are removed.
"We can still keep our minimum
requirements, but we do need to
use common sense," said Mas or
The ordinance requires at. least
two trees per regular home lot, one
each in the front and back yards,
one shade and the other flowering.
Property owners should check with
City Hall, 259-6251, about permits
before trimming or removing trees.
In a final action,. the board ap-
proved a $750 donation for the In-
dependence Day fireworks at
Northeast Florida State Hospital.

Prescription forgeries

A boyfriend and girlfriend are
charged with prescription fraud by
submitting bogus orders to all four
local pharmacies written on forms
from Baptist Primary Care in Jack-
Anthony C. Simmons, 32, and
Katherina J. Groth, 26, both of
Sanderson, picked up Oxycontin
pills in April and May from Ray-
nor's Pharmacy, CVS, Winn-Dixie
and Wal-Mart.
The girlfriend told police the
orders were allegedly written by
Mr. Simmons because her hand-
writing was too legible.
All were signed in the name of
a Jacksonville pediatrician who is
no longer affiliated with Baptist,
and who affirmed he does not treat
The bogus prescriptions were
first reported by Raynor's, and
police soon tracked others that had
either been filled or rejected by the
other pharmacies. Investigator
Mike Combs said as many as ten
orders were filled locally, along
with others in Jacksonville.
A Jacksonville detective earlier
this month filed similar charges

against the couple. They are charg-
ed locally with prescription fraud
and trafficking in Oxycodone.
Deputy Erick Deloach was also
involved in the investigation.

Drugs, alcohol

violate an order

A man who had argued with his
estranged girlfriend when she went
to a residence off Tall Pine Road
to collect her belongings ended up
arrested for violating a court-or-
dered house arrest by being drunk.
Deputy Sgt. Jimmy Nickles said
Richard C. Haynes, 43, of Mac-
clenny also was in possession of a
controlled narcotic without a pre-
scription, 'another violation.
Police responded to the resi-
dence the evening of June 14 on a
disturbance call, and found Mr.
Haynes at a neighbor's residence..
He was visibly intoxicated, and the
community control order that
allowed him out of jail forbids al-
cohol use or taking of drugs with-
out a prescription.

City water plant worker retires...
Wanda Goodman of Macclenny, a 12-year employee, retired as supervisor for the city's
water and wastewater treatment plant during a ceremony at city hall on Thursday, June 16.
She is pictured here accepting an appreciation plaque; at right is City Manager Gerald
Dopson, who made the presentation. PI loo couRv'SY oF rin CI r ol MAccI.I.NNY

Drunk drivers from Lake City

apprehended one hour apart

Counts deputies nabbed v.o
drunk drivers from the Like Cit\
S'- area in s-paratc arrests about an
I hour apart the night of June 14..
S.. both after motorists alerted count\
dispatch to erratic beha\ ior.
Deputy\ Rand\ Da\ is said he
PARDON lOUR MESS A spotted a vea ing 1986 Lincoln
PR UUn OUR I\ M driven b\ H\ane L. C hristiansen.
-: 54. of Lake City on \\oodlatn
W HILE W E RENOVATRoad about 10:2:. and stopped the
\ hicle after follow\ ng it north on
CR 125 into Glen St. Mary-.
We have shifted our offices CR 125 into Glen S. ar.
We have shied our officesA subsequent breath est on NMr
two doors down to Christiansen revealed a blood
The Office Mart alcohol leel of .231, three times
he ie hat the state considers drunk.
for the next few weeks. Jennifer McKeitchen. 35. of
SLake City booked a DUI and an
additional charge for dri% ing % ith-
T\ E BAKER COUNTY out a license that had been taken
av.a\ because she is an habitual
259-2400 104 S. 5th St. offender.
Deput, Ben Anderson stopped
". her 199" Ford Si\ just before
-- 11:30 as Ms. McKeitchen attempt-
ed to enter Interstate 11 eastbound
From US 90 near Sanderson She
amsa a ar failed roadside sobriety. tests, and

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also had medication for which she
did not have a prescription.
Alderson W. Evans, 58, whose
driver license has been permanent-
ly revoked because of past convic-,
tions; was arrested for drunk dri-
ving early the morning of June 18
after police had been alerted by a
motorist to erratic driving:
SDeputy Adam Faircloth stopped
the 1991 Ford truck that Mr. Evans
was driving as it sped at 70 mph
from Macclenny to.Glen on US 90
about 1:42.
In another case involving a
speeding vehicle on the same
stretch of US 90, Joshua K. Lee,
21, of Macclenny was charged with
reckless operation of his motorcy-
cle the afternoon of June 15.
Mr. Lee was seen by an off-duty
depu'tN speeding and "cat walking"
his eastbound 1992 Kawasaki.
Deputy Mike Lagle was waiting for
him when he got to west
Macclenny, and also charged him
with failure to have a motorcycle
endorsement on his driver's license.

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, June 23, 2005 Page Six
Bedroom community' not always

Family has

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the best arrangement, planners say three n-s
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News Editor
Baker County is well on its way
to being a "bedroom community"
with 51% of its workforce travel-
ing elsewhere to work.
Surprisingly, 12% of citizens
responding to a poll by the North-
east Florida Regional Planning
Council think that's a good idea.
However, that was only three
people among 25 interviewed, a
statistically small sampling.
"But when we talked to them,
they said things like they want the
small town feeling where they
know all their neighbors," said
RPC planner Amanda Smith in the
second presentation to the Baker
County Commission June 20.
What those people don't under-
stand is that a bedroom communi-
ty has little to offer citizens. or
government, Ms. Smith noted.
There are few jobs, so residents
must commute. Big sprawling sub-
divisions offer few neighborly.
connections. And the tax base is
not enough to cover amenities ex-
pected by all the, new and current
"Too often, community officials
get excited about ad valorem re-
sources with all the new homes,
but then all those new people re-
quire services: roads, utilities, po-
lice, etc.," Ms. Smith said.
Surprising to some in the June 8
audience, the regional council con-
siders Blanding Boulevard in Clay
County a bedroom community.
"There are only service type busi-
nesses all along there. And by.the
way, that's 'not really Orange
Park," Ms. Sinith explained.
A mixed use or "full service"
community with homes, schools,
jobs, industry, shopping and recre-
ation all within close proximity is
much better for citizens and gov-
ernment alike, Ms. Smith suggest-
ed. Development is often compact,
with apartments and homes above
Seventy-two percent or 18 of
those responding to the planning
council sure\ prefer the mixed
use concept
Six of the respondents or 25%
prefer the community remain rur-
al. However, with up to five large
scale developments in planning
stages, that's not going to happen.
Adar Developers of Miami have
already, begun negotiations with


the county and planning council
for up to 15,000 homes on more
than 5800 acres along CR 125 and
Ode Yarbrough Road north of
Glen St. Mary.
The initial project, however, is
for 625 homes the trigger point
for a Development of Regional
Just this week a Brevard Coun-
ty development group announced
plans for a 232 home project in
northeast Glen St. Mary along the
west bank of the Little St. Marys
Ed Lehman, growth manage-
ment director for the planning
council, said at least one other
DRI project, Glen Plantation on
427 acres in the same area as
Adar's properties, is known to be
underway. He indicated three oth-
ers are rumored, but has few de-
tails on them so far.
DRIs are actually preferable to
a series of smaller projects by the
same developer, Mr. Lehman ad-
vised. The application process al-
lows communities to exact more
from the developer, including land
and possibly infrastructure.
A wealth of statistics was in-,
cluded in the presentation, which
will be repeated next Monday,
June 27, 6 pm in the county ad-
ministration building:
Baker County has 82 residents
per square mile, compared to 296
statewide. This is largely because
two public forests cover a large
portion of the north and west
Home ownership is 81%,
compared to 70% statewide. The
median home value is $80,900;
statewide it is $105,500. There are
2.86 residents per home; statewide
it is 2.46 persons.
The population was 22,259 in
the 2000 census, has likely grown
to about 24,000. Traditional growth
rates portend 32,000 by 2030 but
the large developments could
reach that number much sooner.
Of citizens responding to the
survey, eight see' land use as the is-
sue of most concern, five people.
consider transportation most ur-
gent, five tied on education and
employment/economic develop-
ment, two were most concerned
.with environment.
Seven respondents believe the
road department is the most criti-
cal government service. Six be-
lieve the sheriff's department tops

- me- as, vr ve -wjrc i n-u vm-'^1 *
about the fire department, four
about public utilities, three for
emergency services, one on parks
and recreation.
However, the latter was temper-
ed by comments on the national
forests as recreation sites.
Only 25 individuals were inter-
viewed, many of them government
officials. However, the planning
council has gathered some added
data from the two presentations so
far, and expects more from addi-
tional community workshops in
Watch for notices on the work-
shops, or call 259-3613 to be noti-
fied by the county administration.

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for Sehl-m Hyak, who stars with John
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lessons, won the part e after casting call
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Three members of a Macclenny
family drew the attention of the
sheriff's department in separate
incidents last week, two of them
on the same day.
About 8:45 the morning of June
17, Deputy Jimmy Stalnaker stop-
ped James C. Wolfe, 54, for run-
ning a red light at South 6th and
He was subsequently arrested
for driving with a license that has
been suspended twice; running the
light, having no proof of insurance
and improper backing.
Deputy Stalnaker said Mr. Wolfe
got back into his car after he was
told to have someone retrieve it'
from the parking lot at McDonald's.
He backed into another vehicle,
while the deputy watched nearby.
Just after 1:00 that afternoon,
Mr. Wolfe's wife Katherine J., 54,
was ticketed for reckless driving
after her Buick was spotted swerv-
ing in and out of lanes on US 90
According to Deputy Charles
Goldsmith, Ms. Wolfe failed a,
roadside sobriety test but she
passed another test for drug or
alcohol presence.
On June 19, a criminal com-
plaint was filed against the cou-
ple's son Caleb, 23, for falsely
reporting the theft of a DVD play-
er that he had lent to a friend.

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Almost anyone participating or
cooperating in a local FSU pro-.
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may be a candidate. People can
nominate themselves.
Voting takes place between
November 4-December 5. To find
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2005 City of Macclenny

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General Election September 27, 2005
Voter Registration Books Close August 15, 2005
Qualifying starts at'Noon July 25, 2005
Qualifying ends at Noon July 29, 2005
Petition Cards:
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New head of social services agency
Claudette Gray accepts congratulations from Tim Sweat after a ceremony June 17
announcing her appointment as manager of the Baker County office of the Northeast
Florida Community Action Agency Inc. She succeeds Dan Gibbs, who recently retired. Ms.
Gray has worked for the agency nearly. 10 years. The NFCAA is a non-profit corporation
dedicated to fighting poverty and its effect on people. In addition to Mr. Sweat, the county
property appraiser,County Judge Joey Williams and Supervisor of Elections Nita
Crawford were among those who attended the ceremony, held at Heritage Park.

City opts'wait and see'

posture on impact fees

Macclenny officials have put
the brakes on enacting impact fees,
instead waiting to see how the Bak-
er County Commission and School
Board resolve public perception
that their fees are too high.
"All of a sudden they're talking
about a bunch of money, and I'd
like to see what they finally come
up with. I feel impact fees -are a
necessary evil, but I don't want to
go overboard with them," Mac-
clenny Mayor Gary Dopson said
during his board's June 10 meet-
"I agree 100%. Let them work
it out between them." said Com-
missioner Vemori Bennett.
City officials had been urged bN
engineer Frank Darabi to .e\) the
same amount as the county.- He
said that would eliminate confu-
sion and the possibility builders
would try to jockey annexation
plans for the lower fees when de-
veloping property.
Mr. Darabi, who is also the coun-
ty's engineer, had recommended
the county levy a total $3432 for a
1500 square foot home (plus $2
per additional square-foot'h cover-
ing roads. sheriff, fire. rescue and

He has not yet submitted a simi-
lar plan for the city.
Based on a study by Urbanom-
ics of Ponte Vedra Beach, the
school board proposed to assess
$4000 for conventional homes,
$3000 for mobile homes.
But the final total may be closer
to the $2500 many citizens said
they expected.
In a joint workshop June 13,
county and school district officials
agreed they should heed the pro-
tests voiced in public hearing the
previous week that packed the
county commission room to over-
"We need to look at the total
\\e're going toput on people. We
maybe don't think it's so much
when we put it on a builder, but
wait until your son or daughter
wants to borrow that impact fee
from you so they can build a
home," Mayor Dopson said.
The county commission and
school board plan a joint public
hearing on Tuesday, July 19, 7 pm
at the school district meeting room
-oir-South-Boulevard East.

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Eight rounded up on drug warrants





Rejecting an immediate renewal
of its employee health insurance
-that might have saved $150,000,
the Baker County Commission
said it has to honor a commitment
to allow a local agent the chance to
get the contract.
Long-time agent Tim Owen of
Jacksonville told the board June
20 that Aetna has offered a 4.1%
increase on the current $900,000
premium and might forego even
that hike because of a good claims
What Owen knows and Aetna
apparently does not is there are
three large pending claims, two for
cancer patients, one for a surgery.
"If these come to 30% of your
total annual premium, this could
get you a 15% increase in premi-
um which I consider a high risk
of public money," Mr. Owen said.
"But the commission has com-
mitted to the local agent, and this
would cut him out," Commission
Chairman Julie Combs pointed out.
Jack Baker's Farm Bureau
Agency handles only Blue Cross/-
Blue Shield policies, while Mr.
Owen as an independent broker
has for about 15 years gotten
quotes from all insurers willing to
handle Baker County's business.
Mr. Baker last year protested
not having an opportunity to quote,
and was called in as renek\ 1 dis-
cussions began MNla) 10. The poli-
cy does not expire until November.
Mr. 0~ en said he will immedi-
ately send out the requi-st for pro-
posals, but warned the commission
to expect other insurers to be wary.
"The) 're going to ask why when
you have a zero to 4.1"% incre.ae."
"You can tell them we want a
less than 0% increase," Chairman
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Sheriff's investigators rounded
up eight drug defendants the past
week on warrants that flowed from
undercover purchases covering a
two-month period.
They. include:
V Edris A. Hicks, 62, of Mac-
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The Baker County District School Board and
the Board of County Commissioners will hold the
following public hearing on Tuesday, July 19,
2005, in the District School Board Meeting Room
located at 301i SCulrn Bouil-.. rd East, Macclenny,
Beginning at 7:00 pm
Impact fees-joint public hearing
with Board of County Commission-
ers and School Board.
The public is invited and encouraged to at-
tend. No official action will be taken at this hear-
6/23-7/14c _

I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do here-
by declare under oath that the names of all per-
sons interested in the business or profession car-
ried on under the name of Palms Away Land-
scaping whose principle place of cuS.rnes .s
1213 Pine Circle, Macclenny, Florida 32063
and the extent of the interest of each is as follows:
Travis Edenfield 100%
Travis Edenfield
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th
day of May, 2005.

Al Fraser
Clerk of Courts
S Baker County, Florida
By Katie Kennedy
As Deputy Clerk
1 ,
MERCANTILE BANK, as successor by Merg-
property located in Baker County, Florida, de-'
scribed as follows:
Lots 20 and 21, Block 1, Deerfield Sub-
division, according' to the plat thereof
as recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 37
and 38 of the Public Records of Baker
County, Florida.
Together with a 2000 Homes of Merit
DW mobile home
ID# FLHMLCB134222256A and FLHML-
shall be sold by the clerk of this court at public
sale, pursuant to the final judgement rendered in
the above styled action dated June 9, 2005 at the
Baker County Courthouse, in Macclenny, Baker.
County, Florida, at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July
13,'2005 to-ne tuesi and highest bidder for.cash..
WITNESS my hand and official seal in the
state and county aforesaid this 10th day of June,
Al Fraser'
Clerk of Courts
B, JaTMe Cre,'5
As Deputy Clerk
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253 N.W. Main Boulevard
P.Q. Drawer 2349
Lake City, FL 32056-2349
Telephone: (386) 752-1577

FILE NO.: 02-2005-CP-0021
The administration of the estate of Patncia C.
Ladin, deceased, Case No. 02-2005-CP-0021, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Baker County,
Florida, Probate Division, the, address of which is
Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny
Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063.
The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate including unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this no-
tice is served must file their claims with this court
within the later of three months after the date of
the first publication of this notice or thirty days af-
ter the date of service of a copy of this notice on
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate including unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this
court within three months after the date of the first
publication of this notice.
The date of the first publication of this notice
is June 16, 2005.
Attorney for personal representative:
Florida Bar No.: 0333883
33 Mclver East
Macclenny, FL 32063
Personal Representative:
Dana Margaret Robinson
805 North Lowder Street
Macclenny, FL32063

The Baker County Board of Commissioners
solicits written proposals to all insurance compa-
nies authorized to offer group employer paid life
and health insurance plans, as well as employee
paid group dental plans. Proposals are expected
from only financially sound insurers, authorized to
do business in Florida.
All interested organizations should provide a
written request for information. Please submit re-
quests to: O&A Insurance Services Inc. via email
Wendy@Owenservices.com or fax 904-287-
I the undersigned, being duly.sworn, do here-
by declare under oath that the names of all per-
sons interested in the business or profession car-
ried on under the name of A. Leavins Pump Re-
pair & Service whose principle place i t.u ir. 3;
is 6356 Lamar. Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32244 and
the extent of the interest of each is as follows:'
Anthony Clay Leavins 100%
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Sworn to and subscribed before me this 9th
day of June, 2005.
Ai Fr.aier
Clerk of Courts.
Baker County, Florida
By Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
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trustee for GCC Home Equity Trust 1990-1, as
assignee of Goldome Credit Corporation, as as-
signee of Universal Builders, S.E., Inc.,,
MAGGIE STEWART; unknown neirs, de-
visees, grantees, assignees, leinors, creditors,
trustees, or other claimants-of CARL STEWART.
SCHOVIA BANK, N.A., f/kia SouthTrust Bank f/k/a
3culnTru~sl Barn oi Fi.:.raa Nc lonal Asoc.i:alion.
I.'c ,' CIzens Banik .:.1 MaIl:ier. CITIFI.J&nN-
CIAL, INC., f/k/a Commercial Credit Corporation:
- k ; Nchre.,rI Frnarcii Forida, Inc.; JULIA
and JOHN/JANE DOE, fictitious names repre-
senting tenants in possession,
P.O. Box 55
Sanderson, FL 32087
P.O. Box 55
Sanderson, FL 32087
to foreclose a mortgage and enforce a debt owing
pursuant to a mortgage filed for record on De-
cember 14, 1989, in Official.Records Book 192, at
Page 269 of the Public Records of Baker County,
Florida, for property described as follows:
A part of Government Lot 19, Section
36, Township 2 South, Range 20 East,
Baker County, Florida, more particular-
ly described as follows: Commence at
the Southwesterly corner of said Lot
19; thence North 009 27' 17" West,'
along the Westerly line of said Govern-
ment Lot 19, 330'; thence North 872 52'
57" East, 322.67' to the point of begin-
ning; thence South 002 27' 17" East 25',
thence North 87 52' 57" East 161.33';
thence North 00 27' 17" West 210.43;
thence South 879 52' 57" West 161.33';
thence South 00 27' 17" East, 185.43'
to the point of beginning. Except part in
official records volume 170 page 126.
Except part In official records volume
170, page 126 described as follows:
A part of Government Lot 19, Section
3, Township 2 South, Range 20 East,
Baker County, Florida and being more
particularly described as follows:
Commence at the Southwesterly corner
of said Lot 19; thence North 00 27' 17"
West, along the Westerly line of said
Lot 19, 330'; thence North 872 52' 57"
East, 322.67'; thence North 00 27' 17"
West, 80.22' to the point of beginning;
thence North 872 52' 57" East 161.33';
thence North 00 27' 17" West 105.21';
thence South 87 52' 57" West 161.33';
thence South 002 27' 17" East, 105.21'
to the point of beginning and being In
area 0.38 acres more or less.
Together with rights of Ingress,
egress, drainage and utilities, less and
except any road right of way.
and a promissory note of even date has been
filed against you. You are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on
Ronald B. Cohn, Esquire of Cohn & Cohn, P.A.,
whose address is 1110 North Florida Avenue,
Tampa, Florida 33602, on or before the 11th day
of July, 2005 and file the original with the clerk of
this court either before service on plaintiff's attor-
ney or Immediately thereafter. Otherwise, a de-
fault will be entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint.
DATED June 8, 2005.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Courts
by Jamie Crews
as Deputy Clerk
Ronald B. Cohn, Esquire
Cohn & Cohn, PA.
1110 North Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 254-1400

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Aderelle Jolley

dies June 18th
Aderelle Larmar Jolley, 73, died
June 18, 2005 after a long illness.
Mr. Jolley was born in Rome, Ga.,
in June, 1931. He was a retired
Navy veteran and a member of the
USN Underwater Demolition Team
(UDT1). He completed missions
in the Korean War and played a
critical part in rescue and recovery.
Mr. Jolley owned and operated
an underwater construction com-
pany that laid cables across water-
ways from Florida to Virginia. His
company did a lot of work for the
Navy on carriers and support
He was a member of Blessed
Trinity Catholic Church. Mr.
Jolley was a Jacksonville resident
for 25 years before moving to
Green Cove Springs 15 years ago.
He was a pilgrim member.of the
Loyal Order'of the Moose.
He was predeceased by parents
Luther Caldwell and Willene Cath-
leen Jolley. Survivors include wife
Janie of Green Cove Springs; sons
Robert Jolley (Vangie) of Spring
Valley, Calif. and Walter Sturte-
vant of Jacksonville; daughters Sa-
ra Clark (Ted) and Lynn Kelly (Bri-
an) of Jacksonville, Debbie Karst
of Fernandina Beach; brothers Ray
Jolley (Nita) of Land O Lakes and
Billy Jolley (Helen) of Milton; sis-
ter Willene McCloud; grandchil-
dren Nichole, Loren, Leah, Nichi,
Lucy, Jacob, Miller, Trey and Ty-
A funeral Mass was held June
22. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices of Macclenny was in charge
of arrangements.

Gene Matheny,

father of local
Nathjn Eugene "Gcne" Math-
eny, 67, of LaGrange died June 18,
2005 at West Georgia Medical
Center. Mr. Mathenv was born
September 1031' in LC'r.Jrgc.
He lived there all his life and was
an electrician with Milliken. He
was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vi-
etnam War.
He was predeceased by parents
Walter N. and Vera Bradford Ma-
theny. Surviyors include daughters-
Cindy Daniel of Box Springs, Ga.
and Stacey Waltman of Sanderson;
son Jeffery Mithen) (Rebecca) of
Jacksonville; grandchild Oakley
Waltman; brother Doyle Mathen\
(Janie) of Suwannee, Ga.; caregiv-
er Harold Jean of West Point.
A service was held June 21 at
Shadowlawn Cemetery with Rev.
Clifford DeLee officiating. Striff-
ler-Hamby Mortuary of Georgia
was in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Medina

dies une 17th
Patricia Medina, 43, of Mac-
clenny died June 17, 2005 in Jack-
sonville. She was born in Beeville,
Tex., on July 8, 1961.
She was predeceased by father
Enrique Medina. Survivors in-
clude mother Rebecca Almaguer
of Corpus Christi, Tex.; daughter
CrissAnn lester of Macclenny;
sons Cecil Mester of Starke, Jer-
emiah and Dylan Rosier of Law-
tey;.brothers Aaron Medina of
Roswell, N.M. and.Sammy Garcia
of Corpus Christi; sisters Nurfie
Papageorge and Monica Mora of
Corpus Christi.
A memorial service was held
June 22 at 4:00 pm at V. Todd Fer-
reira Funeral Services of Mac-
clenny with Pastor David Thomas

St. James Episcopal Church
Minnesota Ave Maccennyv. Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am

Lottie Potter

dies June 15th
Lottie Allene Potter, 59, of Mac-
clenny died June 15, 2005 at Mac-
clenny Nursing and Rehab. She
was born January 9, 1946 in Phila-
delphia, Miss.
She was predeceased by parents
William Harold and Ruth Allen
Home. Survivors include daughters
Kelly Smith and Wendy Smith of
Miss., Kristy Quinn of Jackson-
ville; two grandchildren.
A graveside service was held
June 19 at Liberty Baptist Cemete-
ry in Noxapater, Miss., with Rev.
Tom Jones officiating. Fraser-Fer-
reira Funeral Home of Macclenny
was in charge of arrangements.

John Rademacher

dies on June 18th
John David Glen Rademacher,
79, of Macclenny died June 18 in
the Shands University Medical
Center following an extended ill-
ness. He was a native of Tunis
Mills, Md., and resided in Dun-
dalk, Maryland for many years be-
fore moving to Macclenny in
He was a 1973 graduate of John
Hopkins University with a BS in
engineering. He was an Army vet-
eran of WW II and received the
Purple Heart award while a mem-
ber of the 379th Infantry Regiment
of the 95th Division. He was em-
ployed as a soft are engineer \with
Westinghouse Electric Corp. for
37 years and worked with Dr. Ver-
non B. Mountcastle at John Hop-
kins University Bard Laboratory
for five years. He was a member
and organist of St. James Episco-
pal Church of Macclenny.
Survivors include his wife of 59
years, Norma Rademacher of Mac-
clenn\; daughter Ann Bremer
(Kenneth) of Bryceville; son Da-
vid D. Rademacher (Nancy) of Vir-
ginia Beach: grandchildren, Chris-
-4iia Cr -i. ell (D.:i\ d) of Jackson-,
ville and Patricia Rademacher; great
grandson David Crowell of Jack-
The funeral was held June 22 at
11:00 am at Guerry Funeral Home
of Macclenny with Rev. Charles
H. Colt officiating. Interment fol-
lowed at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Susan Starling,

20 year resident
Susan Kay Starling, 56, of Mac-
clenny died June 21, 2005 at her
residence. She was born June 18,
1949 in Piqua, Ohio and lived in
Macclenny for the past 20 years.
She retired after 15 years from
Prudential Life Insurance Com-
She was predeceased by parents
Verle and Rosella Allebach Ev-
erett. Survivors include husband
Donnie M. Starling of Macclenny;
daughter. Brenda Eckert (Bill);
sons John Marcus Starling and
Max Jeffery Starling of Mac-
clenny; sisters Arlene Baughman
(Richard), Norma Lee Pine (Dick),
NMlrLiuerite Calland and Wanda
Snail of Rosewood, Ohio; brother
Jim Everett (Sharon) of Colorado
Springs, Colo.; grandchildren
Jonathan, Jeremy and Jenna.
A service will be held June 24
at 11:00 am at Raiford Road
Church with Pastor Eddie Griffis
officiating. Interment will be at
Woodlawn Cemetery. The family
will receive friends .on June 23
from 6-9 pm at V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services of Macclenny.

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Mr. Steinhauer,

former director
James Louis (Jimmy) Stein-
hauer, 53, of Winter Springs, Fla.,
died June 19, 2005 at Baptist
Medical Center in Jacksonville.
He was born in Mississippi on
January 10, 1952 and worked in
Orlando as the director of a busi-
ness college, before a head injury
14 years ago.
He was predeceased by father
Louis Steinhauer. Survivors in-
clude his wife of 26 years, Rita
Kay Steinhauer of Winter Springs;
mother Margie Steinhauer of
Orlando; daughter Kaleia Ruth
Steinhauer; sons James Edward,
Talon Michael and Brandon James
Steinhauer of Winter Springs, Fla.;
sister Cindy Gulledge (Tony) of
Orlando and brother Ronald
Steinhauer (Julie) of Tenn.
A service will be held in Or-
lando on July 3. V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services was in charge of

Regular service
Faith Bible Church will hold
Sunday night service on June 26 at
7:00 pm. Clemmytee Daniels of
Olustee will share her testimony
with us.
The church is located on Five
Churches Road on Sanderson. Ev-
eryone is welcome.

"The Spirit Filling Church"

Ever con cme

Sun. Morning Worship11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study 7:00 pm

Pastor Bob Christmas

SFirst Unitea
First Baptist Church
CR 229 S Sanderson, FL

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u N[. 5tn St., Macclenny ~ 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner St 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship: 6:15 pm
SJohn L. Hay, Jr, Pastor ]
K John L. Hay, Jr, Pastorj

Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday Schooi'10:00 A.M. Sunday E' en ing W\rship 6:00 P.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclein 259-3500




senior astor Independent Pentecostal Church
)avid Thomas
259-4940 Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., Macclenny

Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday Evening Worship
Wednesday Night'Service
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Associate Pastor
Tim Thomas


Youth Programs

Sunday School
Common Ground Sunday
Common Ground Wed. (Teens)
God Kids Sunday
God Kids Wednesday

10:00 am
11:00 am
7:00 pm
11:00 am
7:00 pm

Youth Pastor
Gary Crummey

Catholic bishop visits state hospital
Bishop Victor Galeone (2nd from left) of the St. Augustine Diocese paid a visit to Northeast
Florida State Hospital on May 24, the first such visit by a sitting Catholic bishop in the
hospital's 45-year history. Pictured with him are Ifrom left) Father Jose Maniyangat, pas-
tor of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Macclenny and part time chaplain, lay minister Ken
Cochran and Chaplain Gene Burnsed. PHOTO COURTESY OF GENE BURNSED

573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
Worship Services
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Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am
Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm
Wed. Night Service 7:30 pm
Where Everyone is Somebody and
Jesus is the Leader
Pastor Rev. Ernle Terrell

SMt. Zion N.C.
Methodist Church
Hwy. 121 N. 259-4461
Sunday School 10:00
.Sunday morning service 11:00
Sunday night service 6:00
Wed. service 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Rev. Bobby Griffin

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9:45 am
11:00 am
6:00 pm
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Pastor J.C. Lauramore Welcomes All


Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen Friendship Tabernacle
Clinton Ave. Glen St. Mary
WJXR Radio Service Sunday 8:30 am
Morning Worship Service 10:30 am
Children's Church 11:30 am
Evangelistic 6:00 pm
Bible Study (Wed.) 7:30 pm
Rev. Albert Starling Home: 259-3982 Church: 259-6521

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The Rutherfords
50h anniversary
Dell and J.P. Rutherford of San-
derson celebrated their 50th anni-
versary with a dinner, reception
and a renewal of their vows at the
home of daughter Renee Staier.
They were married June 19, 1955
in Jacksonville. She is the former
Dell Morris. They were both born
and raised in Fitzgerald, Ga.
Their children are Renee Staier
of Sanderson, Sandra Cobb of Lake
City and Paul Rutherford of Orlan-
do. They have nine grandchildren.

Charlie Dart Dugger
Dugger reunim
The descendants and friends of
Charlie Dart and Addie Rhoden
Dugger will hold their 75th annual
reunion Sunday, June 26 at Lake
Butler Community Center.
A program in remembrance of
Isham J. Rhoden, a Confederate
soldier captured the second day
during the battle of Gettysburg,
will be given by Jimmy Dugger,
son of Daniel Dugger. A covered
dish dinner will be at 12:30 pm.
Bring photos, family objects and
stories to share.
Call Larry or Linda Rosenblatt
at 259-5244 for more details.

Name incorrect
The name of Jadyn Yarborough,
winner of Macclenny Elemen-
tary's first annual kindergarten
spelling bee, was misspelled in last
week's newspaper.



help AHA
Baker County students from
Westside and Macclenny Elemen-
tary schools did their part to fight
childhood obesity this past school
year. Through the Jump Rope for
Heart, students raised $9602 for
the American Heart Association.
Both schools increased their
fundraising over 50%.
Jump Rope for Heart is an edu-
cational program targeted toward
elementary and middle schools to
raise money in the fight against
heart' disease and stroke. The pro-
grams teach students how to have
fun exercising while learning the
value of cardiovascular fitness and
The elementary schools were
among 1500 schools which helped
raise over $3,900,000. Funds will
go towards American Heart Asso-
ciation funded research for the pre-
Sention, detection and treatment of
heart diseases and stroke, in addi-
lion to extensive educational and
community programs.
To learn more about the Ameri-
can Hi.;;i Association or Jump
Rope for ilcart, visit www.ameri-
canheart.org or call (904) 739-0197.

Rayleigh Combs
Sister arrives
Kaitleigh Nicole Combs is proud
to announce the birth of sister Ray-
leigh Lynn Combs on May 24 at
3:15 pm. She weighed seven
pounds, 14 ounces and was 19'/2
inches long.
Proud parents are Ben Combs
and Nicole Anderson of Macclen-

Fireworks gala
at state hospital
The public is invited to the cam-
pus of Northeast Florida State
Hospital the evening of Thursday,
June 30 for the annual Indepen-
dence Day celebration and fire-
There will be a wide array of
entertainment, including country
and Southern rock music by Ther-
mal Image.. Ten dollars buys un-
limited rides on ponies, a train or
time in the moon walk.
The evening begins at 5:30 and
lasts until after th6-fireworks. They
begin at dark. General admission
is free.
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Recent grad gets Ameristeel grant....
Kristophor Linster (right) recently accepted a $10,000 National Merit/Gerdeau Ameristeel
Scholarship from the company's chairman Phil Casey during a ceremony at the Baldwin
steel mill. Alsb is the photo is the honorees' father Pat of Glen St. Mary. Kris graduated
from Baker High with honors this year, and plans to attend the University of North Florida,
where he also hopes toplay baseball. He was selected on the basis of academic and athlet-
ic achievement, test scores, an essay and extra-curricular activities.

Blood needed
On June 25, from 10 am to 4
pm in the Wal-Mart parking lot,
there will be a blood drive for Hal-
li Grace McCullough. Halli is a
2/2 year old with acute promyelo-
cytic leukemia.
There will be music and kara-
oke provided by Jimmy Barton.'
There will be hot dogs and drinks.
For more information, call Annette
Miller at 275-3034.

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Last month's


The following marriages were
recorded at the Baker County court-
house during May:
Richard Adams & Kathleen Yarbor-
ough, both of Macclenny, 5/7.
Jay Blanchard & Jessica Lipnick,
both of Macclenny, 5/20.
William Brantley of Glen St. Mary &
Brenda Johns of Sanderson, 5/6.
Randall Briner of Macclenny & Lau-
ra Harvey of Sanderson, 5/28.
David Byrd & Kristyn Cisar, both of
Macclenny, 5/5.
.Jonathan Crews of Macclenny &
Amanda Thompson of Jacksonville,
Koty Crews of Macclenny & Kellina
Wilbanks of Glen St. Mary, 5/8.
Jamie Danko of Jacksonville & Katri-
na Williams of Macclenny, 5/5.
Kevin Davis of Macclenny & Rhonda
Brock of Lake City.
Robert Davis III & Kali Johnson,
both of Macclenny, 5/22.
James Golding & Lynn Lyon, both of
Waterford, Mich., 5/17.
John Harris & Ruth Capps, both of
Folkston, Ga., 5/6.
Adam Home a & Shanna Dm mln.ll
both of Macclenny, 4/30.
John Hutto of Sanderson & Terri
Hutto of Jacksonville, 5/5.
William Johns II of Glen St. Mary &
Amy Wainwright of Starke, 5/16.
Nathan LaBarr of Baldwin & Arlene
Bennett of Jacksonville, 5/27.
Darren McCray of Sanderson & Re-
gina Curtis of Alachua, 5/1.
Johnny Nolan & Janie Thomas, both
of Jacksonville.
Emory Roann Padgett of Glen St.
Mary & Vicki Wagoner of Macclenny,
Julian Pendleton & Cynthia Smith,
both of Glen St..Mary, 5/25.
Jonathan Raulerson & Charity Tay-
lor, both of Glen St. Mary, 4/30.
Christopher Thomas & Karen Pad-
gett, both of Jacksonville, 5/28.
Franklin Wilkerson & Linda Tour-
gee, both of Baldwin, 5/28.
Preston Wilson & Christine Tassell,
both of Macclenny, 5/6.

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BCHS track star inexplicably left off

Times-Union's All First Coast team

Reds capture first, second half overall championship
The Baker County Little League's minor division crown this year went to the Reds for winning both the first and second half titles and cap-
turing the season crown with' an 8-6 victory over the Cubs on June 6. Pictured are team members: (front row, l-r) J.T. Sweat, Grant
Gregory, Zach Rafuse, Jacob May, Mason Mobley, (2nd row) Tyler Sweat, Keano Wawzynski, Bronson Davis, Cody Nipper, Dillan Rowe
and Tyler Ferguson. The coaches (back) are Robbie Davis, David Gregory and Wesley Mobley. PHOTO COUiRESY OF TINA MOBLEY

Until the Fat Lady Sings

Can one disastrous event destroy
an entire sport?
That's the question auto racing
fans are asking after the Formula 1
Grand Prix of the United States
last weekend.
What a fiasco! Only six drivers
competed in the event, the biggest
Formula 1 race held in the United
States. Fourteen pulled out before
the race even got started.
In this country, most of us who
watch auto racing watch NAS-
CAR or Indy car racing. Formula
1 has true open-wheeled race cars,
exotic machines sponsored by Fer-
rari, Lotus, and McClaren. Most
of the top drivers are European or
South American.
The sport was big in the. U.S: in
the sixties, but as NASCAR grew
more powerful, Fl's popularity
lagged. It's still huge overseas,
But after last weekend, its death
knell might have sounded. The
mass bailout happened after Mich-
elin, which supplied 14 teams in-
cluding most of the big names,
judged its tires were unsafe in the
high oval of Indianapolis Motor
Rather than make the decision
early in qualification and then sup-
ply the necessary replacement tires,
Michelin made the announcement
right before the race. Drivers could
take the track and risk their lives
on tires the manufacturer deemed

unsafe, or pull out and leave thou-
sands of fans furious. They pulled
Ferrari stayed in because its cars
race on Italian-made Pirelli tires
and were safe at Indy. As a result,
Ferrari got its first win of the F1
Fans went through the roof,
booing superstar driver Michael
Schumacher, as well as the Miche-
lin drivers.
The race has suffered financial-
ly over the last few years, and I
personally wonder whether the
negative publicity hasn't killed the
Grand Prix of the U.S., at least for
a few years to come.

On a lighter note, the Florida
Gators continue to excel at the
College World Series. The Gators
are 2-0 after beating the Tennessee
Volunteers in the opener and com-
ing back to beat a very tough Ne-
braska team in the second game.
The Gators look very good and
will be awfully hard to beat.
Whether they are the hottest team
in the tournament, I don't know.
The Texas Longhorns beat my
Baylor Bears (who stayed alive in
the tournament, however, with an
exciting 10-inning win over Ore-
gon State Sic 'em, Bears). The
'Horns also beat top-ranked Tu-
If you haven't been watching,
you've not only missed some real-
ly good baseball, but also some re-
ally good commentary on ESPN.


Press Sports
Last week in The Florida Times
Union, the paper's sports depart-
ment chose its annual All-First
Coast Girls Track teams.
Amazingly, Baker County High
School's Sharhonda Dinkens did-
n't make the first, second or third
Dinkens, who graduated this
year, placed sixth in the state for
both the discus and shot put. It was
the second year in a row she went
to states in both events.
She was district champion in
class 2A and placed second in re-
BCHS athletic director Melody
Coggin said she was "furious"
when she read the results.
"I'm really curious as to how
they picked them. They obviously
just ignored us. It's not the first
time, it's not the last time."
Times-Union writer Chase Good-
bread, who covers high school
sports, confirmed that Baker
County is part of the First Coast,
but when asked about the criteria
for selecting the girls track stars,
he referred the question to Jeff El-
liot, who did not return a phone
message Tuesday.


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April 20, 2005 at
SSt. Vincent's Medical Center.

He weigheda9 ponds, 4
S ounces.& was 20" long.
Proud parents Are-Justin, and
Liza Webb ofMacclenny

Judging solely by distances, Din-
kens wouldn't have made the first
team, but she should have been
second team.
Her best discus throw this year
was a career best 112-6.
The T-U's first team girl had a
top throw of 115-7, but the second
team distance was 98-10, and the
third 104-1.
In the shot put, Dinkens' dis-
tance was 37-8.
The T-U first team shot putter
had 38-9, while the second team
distance was 36-5, the third 37-7.

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Engineer Darabi's landfill cell price

drops down
It tooK an hour of sometimes
heated discussion June 21, but
when it was over the New River
Solid Waste Association realized
engineer Frank Darabi of Gaines-
ville was offering a lower price
than he originally quoted to build
the next landfill cell.
The new price is also lower than
it cost for the last cell, on which
work began nearly three years ago.
Cell 5 is now projected to cost
$749,600, nearly $30,000 less than
the last 20'/2 acre parcel. The per-
mit application is due by August
28, and construction is expected to
begin early in 2006.
Earlier this year, Mr. Darabi had
suggested a 5% increase over the
price for Cell 4, which was com-
pleted in 2003. A May 27 letter
triggered the misunderstanding,
stating, "...labor intensive costs for
engineering have increased over
6% per year or a total of 18%."
"I've got a problem if you tell us
it's going to be a 5% increase and
it turns out to be 18%," protested
Eddie Lewis of Bradford County.
"That was only a justification
for predicting that the 5% was a
reasonable increase," Mr. Darabi
said. He agreed to resubmit the let-
ter, omitting or modifying the con-
fusing comment. He also agreed to
combine the itemized expense list
to renew the operating permit with
the construction list.
In a final concession, Mr. Dara-
bi said he will submit his monthly
requests for payment with at least
four columns for each line item of
the construction project: original

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400-lb. patient attacks others

$30K from previous one
budget, percentage of job complet- pay Mr. Darabi $165 per hour
ed so far, current money request, commercial customers pay $195.
to date money draw. That is still lower than other en
For phase I, which is permit and gineer firms which may charge u
design services, there will be five to $230 an hour, he said.
line items. For phase two covering The cell construction is also
assisting landfill staff with earth- separate budget.
work and clay liner construction, Mr. Wershow said he may as
there are seven line items. The for a $30 increase on his currer
phase three section of plastic liner $120 per hour fee. Other client
placement and completion in- are charged $225 per hours, h
volves four line items, said. The landfill's line item for le
A separate segment for renew- gal fees is $15,000.
ing the operating permit includes ph sic
five line items includes video in- Freephys
section and aerial photography. There will be free physical f
Both Mr. Darabi and attorney Therewallllbe fr BC an athls
Jon Wershow avowed they charge a BCHS and BCMSathetes an
the tri-county landfill alliance cheerleaders on June 22 at 4 pm
much less than other clients. Mr. the BCHS auditorium. FHSAI
Darabi noted his contract calls for physical forms are available a
$151,518 for routine work includ- both schools, and must be notari2
ing well and air monitoring, and ed prior to physical.
attending meetings for the coming The physical are valid for a
fiscal year starting October 1, FHSAA sanctioned sports and ac
.which he draws in equal monthly tivities for the 2005-2006 schoc
increments regardless of the num- year.
ber of hours he works. That is a
5% increase over the current year.
Another $85,000 is budgeted
for special projects assigned by the 11
board. And Mr. Darabi gets up to
$30,000 per year for engineering Well Drilling Wate
work and monitoring the bioreac-el illng a
tor. This is a "pass through" fee to Septic Tanks D
the University of Florida, for
which the bioreactor is a research
project to see if injecting leachate 2 59
and air hastens decomposition of
buried garbage. WE'RE YOUR
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A Northeast Florida State Hos-
pital patient weighing in excess of
400 pounds was arrested the after-
noon of June 15 after he allegedly
attacked two other patients in a
day room.
Two hospital employees con-
firmed what the patients reported
about the attacks by John C. Bat-
tle, 33, who is 6'2" and weighs
402 pounds.
He lifted a 49-year-old male
patient into the air and slammed
him to the ground before kicking
him about the torso, the complaint
alleges. He also struck a 43-year-'
old male patient in the head and
neck while the man was watching
The attack occurred just before
1:00 pm, and the patient was ar-
rested for battery.
In a domestic violence case the
afternoon of June 17, Timothy E.
Crawford, 46, was charged with
battery of his estranged 41-year-
old wife Donna when she attempt-

ed to collect belongings from their
residence off CR 127.
Both the victim and a daughter
told police Mr. Crawford struck
his wife and knocked her to the
ground about 2:00 pm.

Don't go it alone
The Baker County
Cancer Support Group
First Tuesday of month 7:00 pm
Baker County Health Department










Pritchett Trucking is continuing to grow and is in need
of qualified people to work at our Lake Butler Facility.

Good benefits. Pay based on experience.

Apply in person at 1050 SE 6th St.'in Lake Butler

or call 1-800-486-7504

259-3808 Land clearing ~ tractor services No mobile Roof replacement Lawn tractor backhoc Licensed & Insured HEATING/AIR &
All types of pest control Excavation fill dirt ponds 219-9515 cell Free estimates Tom Rhodcn, owner We set trusses ELECTRICAL
Call Eston, Shannon, Bryan, We work with tree services
BillorPhilip Brush mowing seeding grading 259-3706 home 259-7892 259-4191 We work with tre srviHeating & Air
Beverly Monds Owner 386-867-1094 6/9-30p 9/9tfc 904-424-7965 275-2853 Electrical service
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Engineered trusses for your
Home Barn Shed Et
Free estimates

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Air conditioners Heat
Major appliances
24 hour, 7 day emergency
Call Vince Farnesi, Owner


12/23tfc Septic tanks, tractor work.
ING New systems, Repairs,
Sump pumps, Culverts,
Slag hauled & spread

6/23-7/14p MAINTENANCE
CTOR Free estimates
pumps Some light tree work
s.* Steve
service! 904-373-4020 cell
-Operator Melinda

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Guaranteed to save dollars for you!
Landscaping Mowing
Edging Trimming


Ric'idential Commer
New ('Construction

Culverts Installed
Tim Johnson
6/1 tfc
2" & 4" wells
Roger Raulerson

New to Baker County
6/9-7/28c WATER PUMP
24 hour 7 days week
toll free 888-627-8677
6/-30p .6/23-7/14p

Auto Home Life Health Busi-
Call for quotes
Justin Webb Agent
259-6332 or 445-8862
Finish grading Dirt leveling
Mowing Culverts
Slag driveways

Licensed & Insured
Complete site &
Underground utility contractor
Land clearing
We sell dirt & slag
Mitch Canaday, Jr.
CU-C057126 6/23-12/29p
Water softeners Iron filters
Sales Rentals Service
Total water softener supplies
Salt delivery
~ Financing available ~
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny

Residential irrigation
Box blade Sod
Free estimates
904-338-7657 cell
Ask for John or Chuck
Utility trailers
SLivestock & horse trailers
Equipment trailer
Electric brakes systems
All electrical repairs
5 years experience
653-1863 home
904-334-3659 cell

Light brush mowin
Homeowners Associa
Road maintenance
Driveways & Grade
James Branch



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to your specifications
Qualified Good references
Tree removal Light hauling
Stump removal
We haul or buy junk cars & trucks
We sell horses
Licensed Insured
Free estimates
24 hour service
Call Danny
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ig Since 1963
nation Residential & Commercial
e Pest control
work Lavwn & Shrub care
Termite protection
Damage repair guarantees
Free estimates Call today!
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Garbage pickup for Baker County
Roll off Dumpsters
Kent Kirkland, Owner/Operator

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- Custom barn building-

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So many options!
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The Office Mart
110 South 5th Street

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We sell & install
DOUGHiBOY above-ground pools
Service Renovations Cleaning
Repairs-. Chemicals Parts
698-E West Macclenny Ave.
(next to Raynor's Pharmacy)
Spring & Sumrmer hours:
Monday Friday
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Saturday 10 am 5 pm

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FEMA Approved Safe Rooms
General & Specialty Concrete Work
Slabs Driveways Sidewalks etc.
Troy Vonk, President
George Knabb, Jr.
Free estimates



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Networking, training,
graphic design & writing
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call 904-259-2400

DEADLINE: Placement, correction or cancellation of ads may be phoned
in anytime before Monday at 4 p.m. for publication on Thursday.


Line Ads:
S15 words for $4.50
0 25c each add'l word

S ^' Service Ads:
| i15 words for S6.00
25c each add'l word

Classified ads and notices must be paid in
advance, and be in our office no later than 4:00 pm
the Monday preceding publication, unless other-
wise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed pro-
vided they are accompanied by payment and
instructions. They should be mailed to: Classified
Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 98, Mac-
clenny, FL 32063. We cannot assume responsibility
for accuracy of ads or notices given over the tele-
phone. Liability for errors in all advertising will be
limited to the first publication only. If after that
time, the ad continues to run without notification of
-error by the person or agency for whom it was pub-
lished, then that party assumes full payment re-
sponsibility. The Baker County Press reserves the
right to refuse advertising or any other material
which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet
standards of publication.
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Jimmy's Boiled P-nuts and Produce
now located at Railroad Ave and Low-
der St.Y'all come!" 6/23-30p
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
Hydrangeas $2.50, crepe myrtles in
bloom, 12', $12-15, daylilies, shade
trees, shrubs. Call 616-7937 or 275-
3221 leave message, will call you back.
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs, very
ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round foyer
console. All pieces are mahogany wood.
Southern Charm. 259-4140. 2/3tfc
Moving sale. 2000 Gateway Desktop
PC/550mhz, Pentium 3, 360 MB Ram,
CD Rom, CD Burner w/software and
HP LaserJet Printer $500; computer
desk $25; Playstation 2 with games (call
for titles) $250. Please call 904-370-
,0040 6 23p
Yanmar 1700 series tractor bushhog
and box.blade, 600 hours use, $3000.
912-843-2365 home or 904-591-4995
cell. 6/23p
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
G&L Partridge Farm (chuckers) now
taking orders for dressed birds. 275-
2603. 6,9.30p
.Good used appliances, 90 day money
Back guarantee. 266-4717. 6/2-11/17p
SBankruptcies, last chance, new laws
soon, divorce, adoptions, deeds, wills,
,notary service, etc. Call anytime, John
SSwanson.266-9270. 6/23p
.Oils, acrylics, water colors, canvases,
drawiringpads and much more! The Of-
fice Mart, 110 S. Fifth Street, 259-3737.

6 piece full size bedroom suite $450, a E&S Lawn Service, same day free esti- .Dachshund puppies, black and tan, 1
french door $100.275-2744. 6/23p mates, guaranteed to save dollars for female, 2 males. 859-1707.6/23-7/14p
Solid oak corner com uter desk very you. 465-3841. 6/16-7/7p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.

good condition, $400. 259-1943 after
6:00 pm. 6/23p
Lawn mower, Gravely 350 Promaster,'
commercial mower,:zero turn, 50" cut,
$500.259-1618. 6/23p
Electronic hospital bed and miscella-
neous handicap equipment, $300. 275-
2509 or 370-4562. 6/23p
Sofa and loveseat, floral print, like new,
$300. 705-7701 or 259-2352. 6/23p
GE dishwasher $150, Whirlpool
washer and dryer $500, white, good
condition. 259-4369. 6/23p
2000 18' Monterey boat, Volvo 30 HP
inboard motor, performance aluminum
trailer, new tires,-$7600. Can be seen at
Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts. 275-
3034 home, 626-3173 cell or 334-8285
cell. 6/23

1993 Chevrolet S-10, 2.8, V6, 5 speed,
A/C, 180,000 miles, dependable,
$1500. 904-449-3293. 6/16c
1997 Toyota Camry LE, one owner, very
clean, $6000 OBO. 334-2811. 6/23c
2001 Honda Accord EX, loaded,
63,000 miles, $12,500 OBO. 259-8738.
Tow vehicle. 1998 Saturn L100 with
5000 Stowmaster, A/C, power windows,
sun roof, asking $5000. 259-1940.6/23p.
2001 Dodge Hi-top conversion van, TV,
stereo, 39,000 miles, $14,000. 838-
2648 or 904-434-1807. 6/16-23p
1994 Chevrolet Astro van, runs good,
make offer. Contact Bill Guerry or Bryan
Guerry at 259-2211. 6/9tfc
1997 Chevrolet Silverado extended
cab pickup, A/C, automatic, stereo,
$7000. 259-4573 leave message.
2001 Ford F150 Lariat, 4x4, 5.4, auto-
matic, short wheel base, excellent con-
dition, $15,000. 838-2648 or 904-434-
1807. 6/16-23p
Isuzu pickup, 5 speed, $800 OBO;
1994 Ford Tempo, cold A/C, 30-35,
mpg, 4 cylinder, automatic, $1900
.OBO; 1990 Pontiac Grand Am, auto-
matic, cold A/C, excellent mpg, $1500.
Call 653-1656 leave message for Terry.

Need someone to put together a quilt
for me. 259-3420. 6/23p

Boarding for one horse, 4 acres with
pond, $200 per month. 653-1737.
Seeking employment. Mature college
Phi Theta Kappa honor student seeking
employment to work around classes.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Willing to learn. new office skills. 275-
2816 leave a message if no answer.
Music lessons in Macclenny. All instru-
ments, singing, all ages. 653-1737.
No yard too big or too small. Call Ke-
ichaun at 259-5720. 6/16-7/7p
Tree trimming removal and clean up.
Licensed and insured. 259-7968.

I will watch children in my hor
am-6:00 pm, Monday Friday,
experience. 904-483-7886. 6,
Now accepting antique furr
consignment. Pieces have to be
condition. Call Karin at Souther
Affordable Christian childca
Maxville home, two years exp
references. Call Amy at 289-43

Do you have a junk car or tr
want hauled off or to sell? 259-

Lawn mower and equipment
or repaired. Honest, dependat
anteed. Pickup and delivery a
Dwight Rhoden 904-588-316!

Used BowFlex or equivalent home ex-
ercise machine. 259-3476. 6/16tfc
Mature woman for weekend work.
Must cook and clean house. Call 259-
3545. 6/23p
Palm trees wanted. We pay and dig
all sizes. 275-4200. 6/16-23

Male, 2'/2 year old miniature pinshcer,
registered. ACA, black and red, all
shots up to date, will give to good
home. 259-3340. 6/23p
Bulldog puppies, $200. Blake Rho-
den 259-7021. 6/23-30p
Miniature dachshund and poodle
mix, 2 females, 1 male, will not weigh
over 6 Ibs, $100 each. 259-5914.6/23p



W'e have immediate positions for local Class A drivers. Day or night shift
available. Local or OTR. 401K, Health Insurance, Paid Vacation,
Performance and Safety Bonus.

CALL 1-800-808-3052

Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will

Reward. Missing since June 17, 2005,
standard white American Eskimo.
Please call 259-9250 or 904-361-8188.

Excellent opportunity for a motivat-
ed, qualified person in Baker and sur-
rounding counties. Great part time job
with full time potential. Experience in
sales helpful. Reply with resume and
references to P.O. Box 598, Macclen-
ny, FL 32063. 6/2tfc

10/21tfc Family and youth development spe-
me, 6:00 cialist II needed. The family and youth
10 years development specialist II reports to the
/23-7/7p program director and is responsible for
planning, organizing and coordinating
nature on the activities for providing social ser-
e in good vices and assistance to improve the
'n Charm social and psychological functioning of
2/13tfc children and their families. Applicant
ire in my must possess a degree in sociology or
eerience, psychology, with a minimum of five
374. years experience in social services or
6/23p an acceptable combination of educa-
ruck you tion and experience; must have com-
7968. puter skills and knowledge of various
4/22tfc software; part-time position: 28 hours
serviced per week at $11.49 hour. Apply in per-
le, guar- son at: 421 W. Church St., Suite 705,
available. Jacksonville, Fl 32202 or fax resume to
9 or 275- 904-791-9299. Applications accepted
/or n until 6/30/05. 6/23c

Missionary needs help ,inm a number
of duties, jobs, activities...(both volun-
teer and paid). Mature, Christian help.
Please call 838-3809 for message or
conversation. 6/23p
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools. 259-5877. 12/30tfc
Local home health care agency seek-
ing PRN registered nurse for local and
surrounding areas. Call 259-3111 for
details. 2/24tfc
Pier 6 Seafood now accepting appli-
cations for all positions. 259-6123.




Saturday 9:00 am-?,
52?0 N' Bl.d E .dull and
t.aLy cloth, es entenar n-
rmenri ,enler crystal, lijls
,f sluhi Multi tamil,
Thursday, Friday &
Saturday 8:00 am-3:00
pm, 18649 CR 127,
Cuyler Girl s and t:,cy s
,cI,:thes I,~ ck kn acks,
10iHf ,: d' ems
Friday 8:00 am-?, 125
N,:.nr 'i art:..rcough res,.
dernce Thrree larnilies
No earli tird;s
Friday 7:00 am-1:00
pm, 15306 Ccpcrer Creek
Friday only 7:30 am-?,
23 (LO.c'..'dler 3 miles
north of 90 Futon,
dresser, wasner V'.CR
and lapes niicrowa.e
:lmles and misc or call
Friday 9:00 am-?, 221
E Onho A.e. Cherry
bedroom suile, key-
board. 3 cresis of draw-
er- ni e. ,ai ,'o ,l31 el.:
Friday & Saturday 8:00
am-2:00 pm, 902 M.11l.
ljnd-ale Furniture, golf
clubs, desk, cicomes. elc..

Friday 8:00 am-2:00
pm, 121 N 3a :coler
rNice stuH
Friday & Saturday 8:00
am-?, st Baptist
Church of Sanderso'n,
229 E Sanderson Pro-
ceeds benefil youln
Friday & Saturday 8:00
am-?, George Hodges
Rd. righl on Aspen, rirlt
on Willow 3rd house on
Friday, Saturday &
Sunday 8:00 am-?, 413
8Ih A'.e L1acclenny
Housenoild reptiles
liness eil
Friday & Saturday 7:30
am-?, Blair St ori Hwy
90 by lhe Exxon.
Friday & Saturday 8:00
am-1:00 pm, 462 M.ag-
nolia St oCr M tilondale.
Women s ,c'lines sizes
10-22, furniture. nouse-
olud items.
Friday & Saturday 8:30
am-1:00 pm, Snortpuii
Dr off Luowder St Furni-
lure. jedd.ing dress.
housernhold Mulli family
Saturday 7:00 am-5:00
pm, 125 N 1' miles
trom US 90, watic for
signs Designer hard-
bags shoes, junior-
misses women and
young men's clothing,
small and medium size
nome 3ppiisnses lots Ct
hrirn de.,rali .'e iiemsof
This is a must see
make this your first stop'
Huge 6 family sale

L.V. Hiers Oil is accepting applications
for a Class A or B fuel truck driver.
Must have clean driving record, good
pay, good benefits. Contact Les Stone,
259-2314-or 237-0062. 6/2tfc
Experienced A/C and duct installers.
259-8038. 6/9-30p

Saturday 8:00 am-?,
706 Long Dr oqf Lowder
Si I i: early bird-s
Friday & Saturday 9:00
am-1:00 pm, George
Hodges Rd. Iollow signs.
Men,. women and ki s
cilclhe ,. T'V l.ts more
Rain cancels
Saturday 8:00 am-
noon, North Clinon
Av' behind Dollar Gen-
eral in Glen
Saturday 8:00 am-1:00
pm, Suzanne Dr off
Ri.er Circle. A litle of
Saturday 8:00 am-?,
6345 CW W-ebbL Rd
LOlS Ot goodies and
clothes a1l sizes
Saturday 9:00 am-?,
8189 Whllie W'ilkerson
Rd. oti W'oodlawn Rd
Garage clean oul. lots of
Cld slut,. some turniture,
Saturday 8:00 am-
noon, 108 N 5th St.
Some Home Interior,
somne furniture, house-
wares M-:',,inn sale.
Saturday 8:00 am-?,
5990 George Hodges
Rd Mlull tamiily
Saturday 8:00 am-?,
WJcodlaiwn Rd Dehina
Fastrway Food Store
Saturday 8:00 am-?,
576 N 5in St Many
items to choose from,
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family sale

Plumbers and experienced helpers for
new construction, full benefits. Crock-
ett Plumbing, 387-0176 or 275-2991.
DFWP. 6/2-23p
Electrician needed, most be able to
wire new residential home to code.
912-843-2540. 6/16-23p



Land- Located in Lancaster Glen
4'/ miles west of Macclenny. Easy
access to US Hwy. 90 and 1-10.
Lot #1- 11.74 acres $76,310
Lot #4- 12.11 acres $78,715
Lot #11- 14 acres $98,000
Lot #15- 10 acres $65,000
Lot #18- 15 acres $67,500
Lot #21- 25.42 acres $101,680
13.5 Acres Located on paved road
in Glen St. Mary, zoned agricultural
7.5. Bring your horses & MH or
build your dream home. $125,000.
Nice home of St. Marys Circle
1605 SF living space, 3BR, 2BA, for-
mal dining room, foyer, FP, patio,
front porch, 2 car garage & large stor-
age building. Reduced to $165,000.
10 Acres with 2400+ sq.ft. MH 4
BR, 2 BA, FPL, stainless steel
appliances, split floor plan, eat-in
kitchen, 2004 Homes of Merit in
very good condition. Greenhouse &
storage bldg. $165,000. Additional
10 acres available for $65,000.
Great starter home or rental.
Doublewide on 2.5 acres, 3 BR, 2
BA, 960 sq. ft., zoned agriculture
(bring your horses). Located on
paved CR 125 north of Glen St.
Mary. Affordably priced at
$69,000. Reduced to $65,000.

10.Acre Tract zoned for MH and
horses. Located in a newly devel-
oping area with large mobile homes
and nice conventional homes.
County maintained road. No home
owner association $65,000.
Commercial Lot 14,000 sq. ft.
100 ft. frontage on SR 121. Located
between Waffle House and Day's
Inn, adjacent to 1-10. $125,000.
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath doublewide
mobil---~ acre.
Locat Nd. in
Duval .ppreci-
ate. $82,000 Reduced to $77,500
Lot on Little St. Mary's River,
conveniently located between
Glen St. Mary and Macclenny.
This heavily wooded lot is restrict-
ed to site built homes only. 3/4 acre
+ priced at $34,000.
Nice Building Lot- 1.05 acre in
Oakridge (Off of Bob Burnsed Rd.)
North VC il -l-l--tially
cleared; Co teni on.
Restric only.
High and dry with some trees.
Priced at $29,900
2 Bedroom Home on US 90 in
Baldl oper-
ty or S quick

sale $42,000.

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Deep Water- 60 beautiful acres
on the St. Mary's River. Many native
palm trees. This unique property was
once a deep'water port for sailing
ships. Secluded with its own private
road. Located next to the world
famous White Oak Plantation in.
Nassau County. If you are looking
for a private estate site, this is it.
,Shown to qualified buyers by appt.t
only. Priced at $3,500,000
Handyman Special Great
starter or retirement home. Nice oak,
trees / with'
1184 1~= 0 rt and
entry PU11.11, room
for second bath. Needs TLC. Close
to new elementary school & Macc-
lenny city limits. $68,900.
Mobile homes welcome. 2.5
acres WjbsaXZ ce treesinclud-
ing 21#smal

off Clete Harvey Rd. $30,000.
Two homes in Jax Very nice
area on Heckscher Drive in
Jacksonville. This area is know as
Jacksonville's Sib lr Lining-North
Florida's Keys. Two small homes
on approximately 1/2 acre each.
These homes could be removed to
build your dream home. $300,000

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Now hiring. Mechanics, foremen, su-
perintendents, equipment operators
and laborers for company specializing
in erosion control. Fax resume: 275-
.: 3292 or call 275-4960. EOE. 6/2-30c
Truck drivers needed. Earn $800-
$1000 per week. Company provided
CDL training for those who qualify.
School graduates welcome. Call AMG'
866-374-0764. 6/9-30p
Dental hygienist needed. Send re-
sume and references to 60 W. Blvd.
N., Macclenny, FL. 32063 6/16tfc
Satellite installer, full time. Apply in
person at Professional Satellite Con-
nection, 787 S. 6th St., Macclenny.
Administrative assistant. Reliable
person to assist in activities that con-
tribute to the efficient operation of an
administrative office. Thorough knowl-
edge of computer operations and com-
puter office programs essential.
Knowledge of library operations desir-
able. Valid Florida driver's license re-
quired. Must be a resident of Baker,
Bradford or Union Counties. Full time
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm,
$9.00 hour. Occassional Saturday
hours may be required. Apply in per-
son at New River Library Cooperative,
110 N. Lake Ave., Lake Butler, FL.
EOE. Applications close on Tuesday,
July 5, 2005, at 5:00 pm. 6/23-30c

Truss builder needed. A&R Truss
Co. 259-3300. 6/9tfc
Operator/Laborer with experience op-
erating an MTL. Must be willing to do
general labor and maintenance. Trans-
portation to shop needed. Only those
willing to work all aspects of job need
apply. Call 275-2328 or 588-3120 be-
tween 9:00 am-4:00 pm only. 6/23p
Pest control lawn technician, good
benefits, $25K plus, valid Florida dri-
ver's license, will train, looking for
hardworking individual. Please call
904-726-9334. 6/23-30

House in Glen St. Mary. Located within
10 minutes of all local schools and shop-
ping, this 2500 sq. ft., 2 car garage home
on 1 1/ acre is a must see with its family
friendly neighborhood, $239,000. 259-
8075, please leave message. 6/23p
1800 sq. ft. house on 5 acres, pool
with deck, barn, fish pond, fenced,
$150,000. 259-8642. 6/23p
St. George. 3 BR 2 BA doublewide,
1200 sq. ft. on 1.10 acres on St. Mary's
River, ceramic tile kitchen/bath, new
carpet, very nice. $62,000. 904-514-
4418 or 912-843-2693. 5/26-6/30p
Copper Creek lot. Large lot at the end
of a cul-de-sac, already cleared,
$42,000 negotiable. 6/23p

Attention: Small business owners. Busi-
ness condos, office and warehouse
space, in the brand new Cypress Busi-
ness Park across from Cypress Pointe's
primary entrance on Hwy 90 East in
Macclenny. 1250 sq. ft/build to suit. Pre-
sale prices in the mid 90s. $600 per
month guaranteed financing with 5%
down. Not a lease, you will own!
www.Beyond-Builders.com or call
George Knabb, Jr. at 94-219-0480.5/5tfc
Low CD rates got you singing the
blues? I buy cash!!! 10-15% returns
guaranteed and 100% secured by real
estate. George Knabb, Jr. 904-219-
0480. 6//16tfc
Town Homes at Cypress Pointe. Now
accepting reservations. 2 and 3 BR
models, 1200 sq.ft and up. Starting at
$109,900. Resort size community
pool, awesome fitness center, 2 acre
park with jogging trail and an 8 acre
nature preserve. Reserve now. 60 unit
Phase I already 70% reserved.
www.Beyond-Builders.com or George
Knabb, Jr.. 904-219-0480. 6/16tfc
3 BR, 2 BA house, 1150 sq. ft., '/acre
city lot, 2 car garage, laundry room, ce-
ramic tile, ceiling fans, blinds, vaulted
ceilings, appliances included,
$128,000.904-229-6890. 6/23p
3/4 acre, 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide, well
and septic, fenced backyard, shade
trees. 259-8016. 6/23p

Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-
860-4604 or 259-6156. 3/17tfc
1 acre lot for mobile home in Macedo-
nia area off Odis Yarborough. Call
Brian at 759-5734 or 259-6735. 3/24tfc
Office space, downtown Macclenny, 2
rooms with full bath, no kitchen facili-
ties, $300 per month. 904-259-9590.
Commercial property for lease, 1000
sq. ft., retail or office space. Call 259-
9301 or 613-7759. 6/9-30p
3 BR, 1'/2 BA mobile home, no pets,
lawn maintenance included, $450 rent,
$450 deposit. 912-843-8118. 6/16tfc


Doublewide, CH/A, 1'/ acre in Hills of
Glen, $575 per month, 1st, last and
$300 deposit. 259-7335. 6/23tfc
1 BR apartment, living room, kitchen,
dining room, bath,CH/A, no pets. 275-
2222. 6/23p
1 BR, 1 BA apartment, $475 per
month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-
4369. 6/23p
3 BR block house with backyard pri-
vacy fence, $500-deposit, $595 per
month. 259-2242. 6/23p
2 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, CH/A, $550 per
month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-
7335. 6/23tfc

2 BR, 2 BA, 16x70,tp top shape.
Take over payments. 904-483-7886.
1984 14x64 mobile home, 2 BR, 2 BA,
must move, $2500. 259-5163. 6/23p
1995 28x60 Skyline 3 BR, 2 BA split,
large kitchen, cathedral throughout, tape
& texture, $39,000. 259-8243. 6/23c



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Downtown Macclenny Recently ren- 111 Old Nursery Plantation- Just
ovated 2/1 home in the heart of Reduced!! Picture perfect 3 bedroom,
Macclenny. Approximately 805 SF f liv- 2/2 bath 2 story home with over 2000
ing space upstairs and 621 SF of unfin- REAO T A l P SF. This is a beautiful home with wwc,
ished storage downstairs. Sitting on near- O,^O'0N vinyl, kitchen w/breakfast room,.formal
ly 1/2 acre in the middle of downtown. Professional Real Estate Services dining.room and living room and cov-
The perfect starter home. Asking Price ered front porch. All on 2.5 acres.
$80,000 PENDING 9 .... ";: 9 O 4 2 5 9 9 3 3 IVaca Iesny, FL $259,900-Motivated Owners!!!
Macclenny II Beautiful 3/2 home has Looking for Land??? Over 10 acres of
approximately 2200SF, breakfast room, Great Starter Home 3/2 D/W MH has almost 1500 SF of living With the rapid growth in our county and the constant rise Starke 2004 Fleetwood DW MH with over 2100 SF. This home prophet for Ler ewor
w/bay window, formal dining room, large space, fully equipped kitchen, bay window, wood burning FP in LR, in property values it is critical to know the value of your has it all; huge LR with picture window, formal diningroom, mobile home. Approximately 2 acres is
living room, walk-in closets, vaulted cel walk-in closets, screened back porch, master bath w/garden tub & property before advertising it forsale. sunken den with stone FP, dream kitchen with food prep island, cleared with the remainder in 12 yr. old
ings, beautiful kitchen w/food prep- separate shower, fenced front& back yard, above ground pool and breakfast bar and morning room, walk-in closets, master bath wanted i. lo life th
island-sbs refrigerator-dishwasher-elec- custom stucco exterior. $8000 -PENDING As a free service we offer: has his/her sinks-toilets-vanities and walk-in closets. Situated on property lines f f you.t e scela F st is
tric stove-microwave & closet pantry, Riverfront Extremely well-maintained 3/3.DW MH has formal liv- Professional Comparative Market Analysis 2.4 acres in the heart of Starke with a stocked pond, 2 detached just down the road $65,000-Pending
french doors from master bedroom lead ing room, family room with fireplace, spacious kitchen, 3 detached These reports will compare your propertyto other carport and a 20x20 workshop. Approximately 20 minutes from Great Commercial Opportunit
to private study w/fireplace, 3 covered sheds, 2-car carport, 1 car carport, huge screened porch on front, comparable properties that have sold within the downtown Macclenny. $120,000 This concrete bock com ia
porches, tiled walkway, 10x20 detached 2 level porch on the side and an above ground pool. The yard is past year and help to establish a fair Great Starter Home 1999 Nobility DW MH has over 1000 SF,
shed, fenced dog area w/water & elec beautifully landscaped with an abundance of fruit trees, grapes and and competitive asking price wwc, breakfast bar, inside utility, LR/Dining combo vaulted ceilings ast n operaon a a conve
driveway an garage oor master bath has garden tub-sep, shower and his/her sinks, upgrad- has been completed. Located on US 90
w/keypad entry. All on 1 beautifully land- river frontage on a dead end road. $130,500 PENDING This service can be invaluable in helping to ed a/c and hot water heater and dbl. insulated windows, Located on in Sanderson just minutes from the
escaped acre. Adjoining acre may be pur Industrial Property- Hard to find Industrial zoned commercial determine a fair market value for your property, a beautiful 1 acre lot in the Town of Glen St. Mary $78,900 entrance to Ocean Pond on nearly one
chased for an additional $35K. A STEAL property on US 90. Small concrete block building, refurbished 3/2
AT $234,900 DW/MH and freestanding metal building (formerly used as automo- Call us today to schedule for your Brick Beauty Beautiful 3/2 brick home in Owen Acres. Home acre. $81,500
Beautiful Glen St. Mary Perfect oca- tive bays) located on 2.25 acre site adjacent to RR tracks. Located FREE COMPARABLE MARKET ANALYSIS features wwc, ceramic tile, Florida room, split floor plan, walk-in Prime Commercial Location -
tion to build your new home, right in the in extremely fast growing area of Baker County. Possible uses closets, fully equipped kitchen w/breakfast bar, huge pantry, tray Former T-Mobile store on US 90.
heart of Glen, behind the Post Office. There include professional offices, warehouses, mini-storage, automobile :-iIeIu:., one car garage, new drainfield, detached shed and Concrete block commercial building
are two city lots available with dimensions repair/storage, salvage yard, etc... $285,000 Cindy Oglesby- 226-7161 pump house. $147,500-SOLD with over,1700 sq. ft. Being sold as-is.
of 75x125. Zoned single family/residential. Mini-Farm Beautiful 3/2 cedar ranch home in Bryceville. Home has Licensed Real Estate Broker Nature Lovers' Dream Incredible 2.5 acre lots located direct- Priced for immediate sale. $63,500
$25,000 PER LOT PENDING over 1700 sq. ft., granite tile, freestanding fireplace, formal dining, ly across from the Osceola National Forest. If you love nature, Looking for wildlife??? Look no fur-
Desirable Glenwood Hard to find lots breakfast room w/bay window, fully equipped kitchen, huge utility Lyou won't be able to say no to the serenity you will find here. ther...this 10.18 parcel is overflowing.
in Glenwood are now available. Stunning room, covered front porch, open back porch and 2-car garage, bring L Cl mons 6 Covered in beautiful oaks and magnolias. This property is teem- located in Sanderson just minutes from
property is covered with large oaks, mag- your horses...over 8 acres. Fully fenced with 6 acres in planted' Holly Mann- 631-0399 ing with wildlife. Within walking distance to Ocean Pond,. zoned the Osceola National Forest.
nolias and a variety of other hardwoods. Pensacola bahia and a 32x40 open bar with water and electric. Licensed Real Estate Agents for mobile homes. This won't last long. Two adjoining lots avail- Approximately 8 acres in 12 year old
Owner/developer will build to suit. Only Country living at its best!!! $375,000-BRING ALL OFFERS!! able. $28,000 PER LOT planted pines and 2 cleared acres.
one lot left! $40,000 PER LOT Zoned Agricultural, RCMH 7.5. Bring
_-_your horses!! $65,000



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2005 Tahoe 2WD
MSRP $39,215.00
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2005 Suburban
1500 2WD
MSRP $44,765.00
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119 S. Sixth St. Macclenny 259-5796
273 E. Macclenny Ave. 259-6117
*Payments based on a 740 Beacon score with down payment and W.A.C. See salesman for details.

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