Section A: Main
 Section A: Main: Opinion &...
 Section A: Main continued
 Section A: Main: Social
 Section A: Main: Obituaries
 Section A: Main continued
 Section B: Real Estate
 Section B: Classifieds


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: March 16, 2006
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Table of Contents
    Section A: Main
        page A 1
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    Section A: Main: Opinion & Comment
        page A 3
    Section A: Main continued
        page A 4
        page A 5
        page A 6
    Section A: Main: Social
        page A 7
    Section A: Main: Obituaries
        page A 8
    Section A: Main continued
        page A 9
        page A 10
    Section B: Real Estate
        page B 1
        page B 2
        page B 3
    Section B: Classifieds
        page B 4
        page B 5
        page B 6
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Section B real estate, classifieds

Starting this week, The Baker County Press inaugurates a "B section" to gages and other related topics. Jared Wilkerson, a Baker County r
incorporate both classified advertising and a revamped and expanded cov- now associated with Watson Realty in Jacksonville, has signed
erage of real estate with both advertising and editorial content. write articles for the section. Other area realtors will be invited to
"We are combining both these coverage areas to give our readers easy tribute as well.
access to two dynamic sources of information," said Publisher Jim "The housing boom has already begun in Baker County, and p
McGauley. "Classifieds have always been among the top three draws of interest in real estate and growth topics will be reaching a peak ir
the newspaper, and the demand for real estate advertising continues to next year or two," said Publisher McGauley. "It's our goal to sa
grow at a healthy rate." the demand for information and advertising that accompany
The newspaper is also responding to the burgeoning home building and boom."
home ownership market in Baker County. The section will feature articles The classified section with accompanying display advertising
on practical aspects of home ownership, home buying and selling, mort- remain essentially unchanged. A quick-reference commercial disp

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after bust
Admitted to buying

pot, pills locally
A Baker County Middle School
math teacher resigned on Monday
of this week, five days after he was
arrested in west MacclennN for fel-
ony drug possession.
Steven Paul Crews, 27, of Lake
City did not return to his seventh
grade class-
room after the
arrest and was
released from
the Baker Coun-
tv jail the next
ra.' tr s ,-,n a r ,ec-

Steven Crews Crews' black
Toyota Camry about 2:30 pm on
March 8 on eastboundd Lowder St.
when it failed to stop while pulling
out from Quail Lane.
He stopped Mr. Crews near the
railroad tracks onwest Lowder,
and said the suspect appeared agi-
taled and nervous and kept looking
back at his vehicle.
HMr. Crews consented to a vehi-
cle search, and Deput% Ruise as-
sisted by Sgt. Thomas Dceal noted
marijuana seeds and residue on the
floor board.
The suspect then pointed the
officers to a cigar box in the front
seat console that contained 20 pills
of the prescription narcotic Soma.
He said the pills belonged to his
Sgt. Dyal contacted Mrs. Crews,
who said she had run out of her
prescription for the drug and had
."no idea" what her husband would
be doing with the pills.
Investigator David Bryant. said
he monitored Mr. Crews from a
next door office when the suspect
was left alone later in an interview
room at the sheriff's annex.
The teacher took a plastic bag of
marijuana out of his sock and toss-
ed it into a nearby trash can. It was
retrieved minutes later.
Lt. Chuck Brannan said Mr.
Crews admitted to having the
drugs, and said he bought the Soma
from Leo Jefferson in south Mac-
clenny. The pills, he insisted, were
for his wife's medical condition.
He told the investigator that af-
ternoon marked the fourth time he
purchased marijuana from the
source, however, and said the bag
he threw away cost $10.
Mr. Crews said he paid Mr.
Jefferson $15 plus some grocery
items he had in the car for the
He has been employed by the
school district since July, 2004 and
a public records exemption pre-
vents release of his evaluation dur-
ing his first year of employment
until the end of this school year.

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ir, Vol. 47 Thursday March 16, 2006 Macclenny, Florida 500

City nods initial

approval for 409

unit 'Barber' tract

Former 137- acre Pineview Golf Club

Everyone's attention on girls' softball league opening...
Well, almost everyone. Bailey Hanks and Bailey Paisan seem more intrigued b\ the dirtn n the dia,,ond than opening night ceremonies
March 10 at the Baker County softball complete. Both Baile s plan for Jr Kaos. utitch is sponioed by the Oasis Day Spa & Salon. League
officials say that 286 girls on 22 teams ntill participate this season The league is divided into four divisions based on age, T-ball, pitching
machine, junior and senior. The girls range in age from jitc to IS1ears old. They will be coached by 60 volunteers.

Press Staff
Macclenny city commissioners
gave initial approval Tuesday night
for development of the former
Pineview Golf and Country Club.
To be called "Barber Planta-
tion," the development will have up
to 409 residential units on its 137
Golf View Properties, headed by.
Tommy and Rock Rhoden, applied
for the rezoning. The group pur-
chased the course last summer for
$4.28 million from Macclenny
Mayor Gary Dopson.
With a large but well-mannered
crowd spilling from the commis-
sion chambers into the hallway, the
board approved the first reading of
an ordinance that would rezone the
property from residential to
planned unit development (PUD).
Tony Robbins, the city's plan-

Local attorney appointed new circuit judge

When local attorney) Phyllis Ros-
ier's telephone rang late in the af-
ternoon of March 8, she recognized
the voice on the other end of the
It was crunch time.
The voice was that of Governor
Jeb Bush, and it was a call Ms. Rosier
had been w waiting on pins and needles
for, well, it seemed like an eternity.
"So, do you want to be a judge?"
the governor asked in a joking man-
What a question!
With that call. Ms. Rosier, a former
honors law graduate from the Uni-

versity of Florida and former prosecu-
tor who has spent the last 11 years in
private practice, realized she at last
arrived at the spot she's sought more
than once.
"I wonder now how he would have
reacted had I said no...,',' Ms. Rosier
mused early this week.
Considering how hard she sought
the seat of retiring Circuit Judge Elzie
Sanders, another Starke resident, it
was best not to play around with Mr.
Bush's sense of humor.
Or risk the judgeship on the chance
he'd had a bad day in Tallahassee and
was in no mood for jokes other than

his own.
She accepted readily, and some-
time in the next two months Phyllis
Rosier will be sworn in as the Eighth
Circuit's newest jurist.
She'll be on the bench already,
however, as the chief circuit judge
told her last week he's ready for her
to assume both family and civil court
duties in early April.
That's the assignment vacated by
the retirement of Judge Sanders at the
end of February.
In her interview earlier this year in
Tallahassee before a selection com-
(Page two please)

Phyllis Rosier

China Dsolls .

Adopting babies from distant lands

Press Staff
In November of 2004, Mac-
clenny couple Randall and Renee
Lyons traveled to China to meet
and bring home the child that
would become their daughter.
Children's Hope International, a
non-profit adoption and humanitar-
ian agency which has an organiza-
tion in China, made the Lyons' de-
sire to adopt a reality.
Many people hesitate to consider
adoption as an option to fulfill their
desire to have a child.
They wonder: "Could I possibly
love a child born to another person
and perhaps from a different na-
tionality as much as my own
If the Lyons family is an exam-
ple, the answer is a resounding yes!
"The entire experience has been
so rewarding," says Ms. Lyons.
"We selected Children's Hope In-
ternational after doing Internet

research on different agencies.
They have been fabulous to work
with and I recommend them to
anyone who might be considering
adopting a child."
Her husband concurs. "We've
pretty much became advocates for
adoption and for this particular
"We now volunteer as speakers
when CHI holds an information
program in the community. We
want to let people know firsthand
how positive an experience adop-
tion can be."
CHI operates organizations in
China, Russia, Vietnam, Kazakh-
stan and South America.
Families approved for adoption
get to meet each other and travel
together to the designated country.
The Lyons traveled with 35 other
families also going over to bring
home their adopted children. Hav-
ing this commonality is psycholog-
ically beneficial, believes the cou-

Front and Center: Michaela with adoptive parents Randall and Renee Lyons.

The couples share with and sup-
port each other to ease anxiety.
After applying to the agency, a
social worker visits the home and
prepares a "home study," which is
an evaluation of the home based on
observations and interviews. A
background check is run and con-

sideration is given to the parents'
age, health and financial status.
"They also determine the com-
mitment of the couple," says Ms.
Lyons. "Both parents need to be on
the same page regarding adoption.
It can't be one-sided."
Then the agency begins the pro-
(Page two please)

ning consultant, said the developers
could have built about 700 units
under the current zoning.
A PUD offers more flexible and
potential l creative development,
allowing a developer to meet densi-
ty and land use rules without rigid
requirements such as minimum lot
standards and use categories. b.
"A PUD can result in better
communities... better aesthetics."
he told the crowd and the commis-
sioners. "They didn't have to do
Among the advantages promised
under the Barber Plantation PUD
are wider-than-required internal
roads, a ten-foot vegetation bufferf,'.
an amenities area and a left-handt.
turn lane for northbound traffic-,
turning into the development on'
Golf Club Road from CR 23A
The most common concern ex-
pressed by those in attendance -
most of whom apparently live in
Copper Creek, which adjoins the
golf course property was the traf-
fic situation on Lowder Street, es-
pecially in light of other new devel-
opments approved for the area.
Ward Koutnik, president of
Transportation Planners-Engineers
of Jacksonville, said the additional
traffic would still be well within ac-
cepted levels of service.
He did, however, recommend
that the county make safety im-
provements that are needed now on
the road.
Baker County Commission.
chairman Alex Robinson spoke at
the meeting, calling for cooperation
between the city and county in
planning for and implementing
road improvements to handle
Mayor Dopson told him there is
an interlocal agreement in place,
but it contains no specifics.
School Superintendent Paula
Barton also attended the meeting,
telling commissioners district offi-
cials sat down with the developer
(Page ten please)


out history

Dickie Ferry looks
for photos to add
to Gene Barber's
unfinished book...


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mittee, Judge-elect Rosier ad-
mitted she'd be very pleased with
an assignment similar to Judge
Similar to Circuit Judee David
Glant of High Springs, who han-
dles the criminal bench for Baker'
County, she likes it up in the
northern fringe of the Gainesville-
based Eighth Circuit.
It's never spoken of outside the
inner circle, but some of the'Gaines-
ville jurists are less than enthusias-
tic about taking a Baker County
assignment with its hour or more
commute each way..
The 58-year-old Ms. Rosier
tried unsuccessfully for the
appointment to a newly estab-
lished circuit judgeship, and had
made it known long before that
she, was interested in Judge
Sanders' seat upon retirement.
She was an assistant prosecutor'
in the Third Circuit (Lake City-
Live Oak) for five years starting in
Ms. Rosier will this week resign
as counsel to the Town of Glen St.
Mary, the school board in Brad-
ford County and Town of Brooker.
* Sharon Coston, longtime judi-
cial assistant to Judge Sanders,
will fill a similar role for the new
The appointee will be busy
closing out-her law practice in
coming weeks and is scheduled to
enroll in a phase of judge's school
in Orlando next week.
Mel Bessinger, anf assistant state
attorney in Macclenny, was one of
three other hopefuls who applied
for the judgeship. Others were
Jeffery Fleck, another assistant
prosecutor, and also Steve
Pennypacker, a Gainesville attor-

China D

(From p'g one) '
cess of matching a child to the par-
"Whatis interesting is they actu-
ally do try to find a child that
physically resembles the adoptive
parents in some way, if possible,"
noted Ms. L\ons.
Adoption is a legal process and
some of the money involved goes
toward paying legal fees. The fees
involved also cover travel costs
and a donation to the orphanage
where the child has been living.
The money eventually comes back
to the parents in the form of tax
Renee recalls the afternoon she
got the call about her new daugh-
St. Mary's cleanup
There will be a four-county
clean up day for the St. Mary's
River on March 18 from 8:00 am
to noon. Clean up in Baker County
will be at the Boy Scout camp.
Volunteers should bring rakes and
dipnets, sunscreen and sunglasses,
boats or canoes, hat and heavy
duty gloves.
A post cleanup celebration will
be at White Oak Plantation from
11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
GOP meeting
The regular monthly meeting of
the Baker County Republican Par-
ty will begin at 7:00 pm on Thurs-
day, March 23 at the new Republi-
cart headquarters, 24 South College
St. in Macclenny.
All local Republicans are invit-
ed to attend. The meeting will be
followed by a social hour. For
more information, call Don Mar-
shall at 259-9668.


iL-r. "TIust couldn't
said. "That's when
About 90 perce
adopted from Chi
China's one-child p
orphanages being
bies, since the prel
Asian families is sti
Girl babies ar
abandoned in parks
of orphanages. It
adopt a male child
there are so few ava
At an inter\ iet\
the beautiful, nea
child they named N.
pily playing at he
Dressed in bright
playclothes with
check pattern ribbon
ders, she sudden
"I cut hay-yah!"
She repeats this
bending her head
poking her fingers

family adopts girl

believe it," she' :hitrK black hi'ir.
I knew it was., The Lyons both start to laugh.
"Oh yes," they say, "toda\ she got
ent of children the scissors and cut her hair and
na are female. she's quite proud of that fact."
policy results in The Lyons are planning to soon
full Of girl ba- begin the process of adopting an-
ference of most other child, also from China. The
ill for boys. experience of adopting Michaela
e often found has been so rewarding that they
or on the steps have decided to share their home
takes longer to with other children.
from China as "We'd like to have three," they
ailable. say. "If it works out for us, we'd
%% ith the Lyons, love to have a son, but that doesn't.
irly 2-year-old really matter. Just having the chil-
dichaela is hap- dren in our lives is the most
r parents' feet. important thing."
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red and white children in need that's the slogan
ns on the shoul- of Children's Hope International.
ily stops and To find out more about adoption
through the agency, go to the main
website at ChildrensHope.net or
s several times? contact the Florida office at 407-
d forward and 658-2288. The email is CHI-
into her cap of Florida @cfl.rr.com.

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Don't look for him on billionaire's list'

in Glen translates

to "Do We Camre?'

Press Commentary .
On those occasions when I come
to think of our Founding Fathers, I
am in awe. Always have been. Al-
ways will be. Those men were tran-
scendent in their intelligence, pas-
sion and dedication to the, ideals of
In considering these consider-*
able men, I wonder: Where are
their modern equivalents?
I mean, imagine a politician now
writing words as stirring and vital
as "We hold these truths to be self-
evident, that all men are created
equal, that they are endowed by
their Creator with certain inalien-,
able Rights, that among these are
Life, Liberty and the pursuit of
Don't hold your breath.
Maybe those kind of inspira-
tional leaders are out there some-
where, but one thing for certain is
they're not in Glen St. Mary.
How do I know that?
By the response to-the towns 're-
quest for applicants to fill replace
Councilman Larry Payne, who
stepped down last month.
As of a few days ago. they'd had
a single application, although May-
or Juanice Padgett said she'd been
talking to a "couple of interested
parties." ,
Forget about "We the people, in
order to form a more perfect
union...," Glen can't even get "We
So as a public service to the
town, here are my suggestions for
ways to remedy the situation.
*.Staying with the Founding Fa-
thers theme, Glen can convert to a
monarchy. No town council re-
quired, and you need only one per-
son to rule. It would be icing on the
cake if they can find a guy named
George III to take the throne.
Pass an ordinance expanding
the council to 425 members, then
appoint everyone in town. Certain-
ly you could get at least four to

show up for any particular meeting
or workshop.
Before every meeting, pick a
name at random in the phone book,
call him or her up and make it
sound like they've won something
valuable, maybe an autographed
poster of Dale Jr. or a month's sup-
ply of Copenhagen. When he
comes to the council room to col-
lect, lock the door and make him sit
through another in a seemingly
endless string of fascinating work-
shops on water and sewer service.
Offer free land to one or both
of the Bush brothers. They'll each
-be out of a job in the near future
and might be interested in a work-
ing retirement. Giving them an acre
or two of prime Glen St. Mary real
estate especially with water and
sewer service should seal the
Get with Sheriff Joey Dobson
to develop a work release program
for selected county jail inmates.
Even a hot, stuff\. cramped meet-
ing room -is better than .a jail celI,,
Force Mr. Payne to return.
Town officials can threaten to exer-
cise eminent domain to build a re-
gional sewage treatment plant next
to the House of Payne.
Turn the town's governance in-
to a reality show.
Oh, wait, it already is.



I don't normally pay any atten-I
tion to business news, but there
were a couple of interesting stories
this week. I noticed that ATT and
Bell South are getting set to merge.
SI'm not Alan Greenspan or any-
thing, but it seems to me as if this
is ddjt vu. Wasn't it a couple of
decades back that ATT and Bell
were one big monopoly? If I'm not
mistaken, there wasn't a lot more
than ATT.

Ronald Reagan changed all that
by deregulating and breaking up all
the Bells into Baby Bells, what
they are now. So now they're band-
ing together again and paying a lot
of money to do it.
That's interesting. It's like hav-
ing to sell my car and then turning
around and buying it back for a
higher price. It doesn't make a lot
of sense. But then again, not much
makes a whole lot of sense to me.
It also reminds me of people
who sell off their land for housing
developments not like that's hap-
pening anywhere in Baker County.
If six months later they were to turn
around and spend a quarter of a
million dollars in the same housing
development, that would be a simi-

lar situation.
Another story was about the
Forbes 500 report of billionaires.
Forbes said that there are more bil-
lionaires now than ever before. Of
course, Bill Gates leads the list.
The Microsoft guru has close to
$50 billion in personal worth. His
former partner, Paul Allen, who
owns the Seattle Seahawks, isn't
far behind.
Another interesting entry is J. K
Rowling. If the name is vaguely
familiar, it's probably because you
have kids who are addicted to her
Harry Potter books.
Rowling has more money than
the Queen of England and is that
country's richest woman. Seven or
eight years ago, Rowling was basi-

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How birthdays evolve over years


I'm fast approaching the half-;
century mark and find myself won-
dering where the time went. It
seems I blinked and it was gone.,
I remember when I was about
22 and could not conceive what it
would be like to be 30.
Birthdays came and went with-
out much notice. I usually spent
them with family and as the years
went by began to dread their
approach. Not because of my in-
creasing age, but because they just
weren't that much fun.
March, the month I was born,.
can be a brutal time of year in my
native South Carolina. The weath-
er is rainy and freezing, skies usu-
ally gray, the landscape bare and
even more gray.
My fantasy of celebrating my
birthday always came with a men-
tal backdrop of blue skies, warm
temperate weather, ocean waves
rolling up onto the shore, flowers
blooming, sunshine, sunshine, sun-
shine and being able to have this
wonderful party outside with lots
of happy folks laughing and smil-
ing and having a great time..
As my family spread out it was
hard to get people together, even
for a few hours. Usually it was
everyone meeting in a noisy
restaurant that I didn't particularly
like, crowded around a table just a
bit too small, with music that was
too loud. It's hard to talk to some-
one when they are eight feet away

across a table.
Because it was my birthday, the
restaurant would give me a com-
plimentary dessert, which was
always the least interesting and
cheapest one on the menu. Harried
and bored restaurant staff gathered
around and sang the birthday 'song
while strangers at .other tables
stared at me.
I'd eat my slice of cake out of
obligation, not wanting to seem
ungrateful, while everyone else
ordered and ate the exact dessert
they wanted.
I spent my 40th birthday, sitting
on the couch with my cat. My fam-
ily, in its distraction with other
things, forgot my birthday.
Now, I'm a big girl and it's
unseemly to pout, but it was my
birthday and everyone FORGOT!
Someone remembered about a
week later and sheepishly apolo-
gized. I got a white envelope with
money in it and Happy Birthday
hastily scrawled'across the front.
Inside was $40 to commemorate
my 40th birthday. I took myself
out to lunch and ordered the
dessert I wanted for a change.
A couple of years ago I vowed to
never again have another boring
birthday. I'd do exactly what I
wanted and no longer accommo-
date anyone else's schedules or
And so with my birthday ap-
proaching in March I started to
make plans. I pretty much settled
on a drive to Palatka to charter a
skydiving service. Yes, I would
jump out of a plane! something
no one expected me to do.
But then, bronchitis knocked me
flat on my back for nearly two and
a half weeks. No skydiving for me.

On my birthday, which fell on a
recent;Sunday, I dragged myself to
church at St. Peter's, still a bit
weak from my illness. Because it
was my birthday, Father Charlie
gave me a special anointing at the
altar during Communion. New to
the Anglican faith, I was unaware
of this custom. It was one of the
sweetest experiences of my life
and to say it brought a tear to my
eye is moot.
Afterwards, in the church kit-
chen, I saw my neighbor Susan
"If you're feeling up to it, come
for supper tonight," she invited.
When I arrived, much of the
entire congregation was there,
busily cooking steaks on the grill
outside. The weather was pleasant
and flowers were blooming every-
where. I got warm hugs and a fab-
ulous meal. There were jokes and
stories. After dinner, I got presents.
One was very special a silver
pickle fork I casually mentioned
wanting earlier. Susan had remem-
bered that.
Then out of the kitchen came a
delicious made-from-scratch birth-
day cake, candles blazing.
One church member had spent
the afternoon in her kitchen mak-
ing this perfection from a family
recipe. It was white cake with
raspberry and lemon fillings
between the different layers and all
covered with white cream icing.
Sitting there licking icing off
my fingers, I realized I had around
me what I'd wanted for a long
time: people having a wonderful
time, a meal fit for a queen, the
best dessert I'd ever had, hot tea
served in beautiful china and most
significant tons of laughter.

Was there anything that could be
missing from this scenario?
I was reminded of a silkscreen
print of a beautiful Victorian house
I had often admired that hung in
the office of one of my college pro-
fessors. There were candles in the
windows and flowers in baskets on
the porch. A cat sat contentedly on
the banister. And below was the
"And in that house, was much
happiness and laughter.",
It was a very good birthday.

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cally living in her car. So I am
happy for her. In fact, I believe her
newest book is Harry Potter and
the Vault Full of Money.
One person who plummeted off
the list from' last year wasMartha
Stewart. Her home decorating
empire is still worth a ton of
money, but fell below- the billion
dollar mark.
I guess a stint in prison tends to
have a negative effect on your
stock prices. Community control
bracelets kind of limit the amount
of time that you can visit your bro-
The youngest billionaire is 22.
the daughter of the assassinated
prime minister of Lebanon. An-
other billionaire is the head of
Bechtel. who with Haliburton is the
major contractor rebuilding Iraq.
Bechtel might have been higher
on the list, but the GAO. the
Government Accounting Office,
reports that the US government has
misplaced $4 billion in cash sent to
the rebuilding process.
How do you misplace $4 bil-
lion? I regularly lose my car keys,
but I think I could keep track of $4
billion. I imagine it would weigh a
little something.
The GAO's best bet at finding
this money is to check the Forbes
500 list of billionaires. If there is an
Iraqi named Ahmed Al Da'%i who
formerly ran a taxi service from the
Baghdad airport who has suddenly
shown up on the list, coming in at
$4 billion, give or take a million
and change, then they might raise
an eyebrow.
I can't quite imagine that kind of
money; it is out of my scope of rea-
soning. I'm a pretty simple man,
and for the life of me I can't figure
what I could buy with that much
money. I'd be happy with enough
to pick up a new weed eater so that
I could trim around the azalea
People who are capable of mak-
ing that much money just have a
different genetic makeup than me. I
go to work, I collect my pa) check,
I'm happy when I'm washing a
pair of jeans and find $5 in the
back pocket. Hey, a large cup of
coffee and a blueberry bagel!
Does Bill Gates wash his jeans
and find $5 million in his back
pocket? Hey, a 50'- yacht and a
Perhaps it's a matter of scope.
Maybe if I was rich, I'd develop
more exclusive tastes. Instead of an
$8 bottle of red wine from the
supermarket aisle to go with my
spaghetti, I'd demand an $800 bot-
tle from Bourdeau to go with the
spaghetti while dining at the restau-
rant on my private island off the
coast of Italy.
I don't know that it would taste
any better, though. But I would be
willing to find out.
Don't expect to see my name on
the list of billionaires any time
soon. That is, unless I share a cab
from the Baghdad airport with that
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 16, 2006 Page Four

Code board back hearing

cases; new officer is hired

Following a hiatus of ten months,
the Baker County Code Enforce-
ment Board is back in business.
The regulatory board met the
evening of March 13 and ruled on
two cases of violating the land use
regulations on mobile home skirt-
But the crux of the meeting cen-
tered around getting back in the
business of hearing cases of prop-
erty owners violating the county's
zoning c6des.

Tools taken

from van are

worth $2600

A half dozen property crimes
involving vehicles were reported
to the sheriff's department recent-
ly, including the theft of nearly
$2600 in tools from a work van
parked the weekend before last off
J.B. Hines Road.
Owner Robert Cumpston told
police March 7 the tools were
taken from a 1990 Chevrolet van
Outside his residence south of
Included among the items he
used for his woodworking business
were sanders, drills and a nail gun.
He placed their value at $2558.
There is a suspect in the case,,a
male seen in the area that week-
In other cases, a Kawasaki mot-
orcycle valued at $3000 was taken
from a pole barn near the resi-
dence of Russell McNeil off Se-
cret Lake Lane overnight on
March 12.
Rhonda Mobley' reported a
1997 Polaris motorbike taken from
a locked area belonging to Car
Quest, where she had left it for
repairs. There is a suspect in that
case also.'
Darron Robinson of Olustee
reported someone took his locked
1988 Che'. rQ.leit.parked in the early
morning hours of March. 11 off
South Ninth St. in Macclenny.
A 1987 Chevrolet belonging to
Jennifer Manning was taken early
on March 10 from outside her resi-
dence on Tony Givens Road north
of Sanderson.
Deputy Wayne Limbaugh found
the vehicle abandoned later that
morning on the shoulder of Inter-
state 10.
Joseph Marek reported a 2004
Ford truck taken from his resi-
dence off Linda St. in Macclenny
the evening of March 8. A teenage
daughter was named as a suspect.

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The blame for the dearth of cas-
es since May, 2005 was laid vari-
'ously at the feet of county admin-
istration and the pre-occupation of
the Building and Zoning Depart-
ment with growth-related tasks
like reviewing building plans.
"I apologize. Most of you know
what's happened since December
(the firing of ex-County Manager
Jason Griffis)," said County Com-\
mission Chairman Alex Robinson,
who sat through most of the meet-
"We lost our county manager
and our code enforcement officer
(Bobby Hancock) and everything
kind of came to a halt," said Mr.
Taking Mr. Hancock's place
and making an inaugural appear-
ance before the board this week
was Glendon Patten,'a retired
Army Lt. Col. who moved to Bak-
er County a year ago.,.
Mr. Patten, attached to the
Corps of Engineers and specializ-
ing in public works s~ stems.. ini-
tially volunteered with the build-
ing office and now has been hired
He has been on the payroll one
month, and has also been assigned
supervisor duties over the St.
Marys Shoals project off Ode Yar-
brough Road.
Mr. Patten told the board he
was sifting through dozens of past
complaints and categorizing them
for compliance or hearings before
the code board.
The complaints range from junk
cars to excessive trash and lack of
mobile home skirting, and like Mr.
Hancock before him, the newly
hired officer said he will make ef-
forts to work with violators and se-
cure corrective action before cases
are brought before the board for
The code board routinely levies
fines if violations are not cleared
up by specific dates after hearings.
In cases of rare repeat offend-
ers, the CEB in the past has or-
dered immediate fines.
If fines go unpaid' the county
places lien on property and the ar-
rearage must be satisfied before
the property can be transferred.

In cases heard this week, the
board gave Richard Paulson 25
days to install skirting. If he fails
to do so within that time, the fine
is $75 the first day. and $10 a day
for up to a half-year.
Mr. Paulson said a new mobile
home at his residence off Reuben
Crawford Road was structurally
damaged when moved onto his
property in June, 2005.
Since then, he testified he has
had multiple problems getting the:
damage repaired, and asked for the
extra time to coincide with new
siding he was told will be in-
The board found a similar vio-
lation in the case of Cynthia
Rhoades, who is awaiting a work
rehabilitation for which the permit
has been obtained.
Her case will be re-visited next
month. Board member Scott An-
derson and Chairman Jim Mc-
Gauley voted against the post-
ponemeni of the fine phase be-
cause the original complaint dated
back to December, 2004.
The CEB spent some time dis-
cussing %whether building depart-
ment employees should be more
aggressive initiating violation cas-
es. The law allows such activity,
but in the past the board relied in
most cases on anonymous com-
plaints from citizens.
It was generally agreed that it
would be best due to the current
backlog of cases to deal with them

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A passenger in a vehicle pulled
over in north Macclenny late on
March 11 for excessive noise was
charged with felony drug posses-
sion after a deputy sheriff found
both marijuana and prescription
medication on him.
A 16-year-old male who was
also in the vehicle just after 11:00
when it was pulled over by Deputy
Jimmy Stalnaker faces similar

The passenger was identified as
William Rigdon, 19, with an ad-
dress on Frank Combs Circle near
Taylor. The youth lives nearby and
both are students at Baker County
High School.
The driver of the vehicle, whose
name and age were not given, is
believed also to be a juvenile. He
was released after being ticketed
for the noise violation and not. hav-
ing a driver's license.

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DEN, his wife,
HODGES, his wife, and RENEE JESSEMAN, and
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to
a final judgment of foreclosure entered in the
above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker
County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in
Baker County, Florida, described as follows:
Lot 8, Deerwood Estates, as recorded
in Plat Book 2, page 60, as described
in OR Book 81, page 80, of the public
records of Baker County, Florida.
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder,
for cash, at the front door of the Baker, County
Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 am on
Tuesday, March 21, 2006.
WITNESS riy hand and the.seal of this Court
on this 24th day of February, 2006.
SClerk of Courts
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
Attorney for Plaintiff
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063

The Baker County Schdol District solicits writ-
ten proposals to all insurance companies autho-
rized to offer group employer paid life and health
insurance plans. Proposals are expected from on-
ly financially sound insurers, authorized to do
business in Florida.
All organizations are to provide a written re-
quest for information and complete a Vendor Re-
quest Form as provided by our consultant. Written
requests are to be submitted to: O&A Insurance
Services via email or fax: Wendy@Owen-
servics.com or 904-287-5625.
Formal written proposals will be accepted
through April 7, 2006.

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-
Sried on under the name of Baker Lawn Care
whose principle place of business is: 3795 Rain-
tree Drive, Macclenny, FL 32063 and the extent
of the interest of each is as follows:
Jason. Knabb. 100%
Jason K. Knabb
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 13th
day of March, 2006.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Courts
Baker County, Florida
By Christopher P. Thomas
As Deputy Clerk

P.O. BOX 1120, US 90 WEST
GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040-1120
Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
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No licenses due to repeated DUI cases

I fr. Fer y tvU ir / lit lott 0/?1Sion~, .LaI( id lis/, n iiithe lteGeac Baibe r Bakel Couln. arc/itie.







Seeking photos, images to

round out Barbers history
'BYKELLEVLANNIGAN ject. I'm no% working with a man- photos and news clippings with
Press Staff script of the research he compiled photos of our WWVII veterans."
DickieFe ndly remembers oer the Nears." Mr. Ferry ,ow\s the photos will
s first encounters ith the late Dickie Ferry also points out the be retumed and if oners aren'
ene Barber hen he was a third significant contributions of certain comfortable \ ith loaning photos.
grader at Macdenny Elementary local folks who helped Mr. Barber arrangements can be made to have
choolder Macclenny Elementary ith his historical research. Cath them scanned so the don't ha\e to
"Gen oo aught art.in the public Mendolera, ow ner of The Franklin leave their possession.
schools. He madei the classereal ercantile in Glen St. Mary and Once the history manuscript is,
nteestlembeauset clas really\ her sister Angela Lowry ha\e been complete, Dickie Fern plans to
eachin us about art. he also told er involved. Larr\ and Linda self-publish it and make it a\ail-
i s 't i o-f th hi r o Rosenblatt, also of Glen. \olun- able to the public, The Barber his-
County, too" says Ferry.. teered a lot of time to the project. tory will be a significant contribu-
Mr.ounty Ferry, owner UnitedRac Mr. Ferr is no in the process tion. According to Mr. Ferry, Baker
Mr. Ferry, owner of united Rac- of considering the best a to fin- County is the only count\ in the,
ng Suppl) on N. 121, credits those ish the hisior-. state of Florida that doesn't ha\ ea
ories and the influence of his "Gene's Baker Count\ history\ is published history\ on record.
mother, who used to take him to 0 d.'
confederate battle sies, a the start- pretty much complete, but there are Gene Barber recognized the
confederate battle sites, as the start ome caps that need to be killed in need to start collecting and docu-
of his personal life-long passion for some ap that need to be filled in need to start collecting and docu-
history. and editorial decisions about the meeting the history of the county
"Gene waswell-known for his best way to present some of the for the benefit of future genera-
rGenn about thehistory f this material need to be made." he said. tions, ,% which he did for many years.
riin about the. history, of this "One thing I ,"ant to make sure of In 2005, The Florida State Gen-
count)," he says. '\\e ere never k that %%e lea.e the material as ealogy Societ\ awarded him its
extremel) close friends, but over Outstanding Achieement A\ard,
the years, he and I would run into much as possible in 'Gene's voice,', sn che ar
he years, he and I would run into the wa he wrote it." recognizing his significant contri-
ndach other, often at the post office It was Mr. Barber's last wish butions to Florida history.
local history. o before he died April 21"of last year "Gene Barber was an accom-
Since I was doing research that his history be finished and polished artist, Wtiter, historian,
myn a. diertis c top- made available to the people of teacher and horticulturist. There is
cs,. I \was able to supplN him with Baker Count.NMr. Ferry is making even, an orchid that, bears his-
iorrati-on from time t ti me." an appeal to local contributors to name," notes Mr. Ferry. "I feel so
When Mr. Barber understood help with the history of the area by strongly about completing and'
hat a battle with Parkinson's dis- allowing him to use family pho- publishing Gene's history of the
ato l la is hs area because it was the last wish of
ae sentwod through friends that "I feel sure that local folks have a dying man who contributed so
e sent word through ends nm t much to Baker County. I believe
he needed to see Ferry. some wonderful l images of life in much to Baker County. I believe
"He told me he wanted me to the county over the last century and e owe him that."
nake sure his history of the county a half. Photos really tell the story.' For anyone interested in sharing
vas finished," said Mr. Ferry. "He he says. -'Photos of all historical photographic images prior to 1960
sort of made me trustee of the pro- images are necessary buildings, and. particularly pictures of Baker
landmarks and residents prior to County WWII veterans, please,
T/ i f 1960. I'm especially interested iti contact Dickie Ferry. 259-9154
oni nt th1eft (day) or 259-2924 (e, ening).

A home-building contractor re-
ported to the sheriff's department
on March 7 that 60 boxes of joint
compound were taken from two
construction sites in the develop-
ing Sands. Pointe subdi\ ision off
CR 23A northwest of Macclenny.
The boxes were valued at near-
ly $500 and were the property of
Seda Construction.
In an-apparent case of check
fraud, both Wal-Mart and \\inn-
Dixie in Macclenny reported
checks cashed recently on a South-
Trust bank in Atlanta and paid to
the order of Joseph Kaercher.
The checks were for $254.

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clenny the evening of March 11,
he learned the license of driver
John Griner, 46, of Macclenny was
revoked and cancelled.
The officer's report did not
specify the reason for cancellation.
Charles Ferguson, 24, of Mac-

clenny was cited for driving on a
suspended license following a
minor accident at CR 228 and
Deerfield the morning of March 9.
The license of Jason Smith, 23,
of Macclenny had been suspended
three times for failure to pay when
he was stopped for erratic driving
on South 6th later that evening.

Two drivers among several re-
cently arrested for driving on sus-
pended licenses had extensive
records of drunk driving.
Kenneth Barron, 67, of Mac-
clenny was stopped the afternoon
of March 8 after he suddenly brak-
ed and turned from South 6th into
the Food Lion parking.lot.
He told Deputy Curtis Ruise he
reacted to the fact that the deputy
W'as behind his 2003 Dodge Neon,
and a computer check revealed a
six-time suspension of his license,
:all for DUIs.
Deputy Lt. Glen Gnann learned
shortly after he stopped Harold
Crews, 48, of Glen St. Mary that
he had seven suspensions., four of
them for drunk driving.
The officer stopped Mr. Crews
in Glen St. Mary the evening of
March 7 for unauthorized use of a
1992 GMC pickup.
After Deputy Adam Faircloth

Had minors at
'pits. with beer
A 25-vear-old north county
woman was arrested for battery
,and contributing to the delinquen-
cy of minors for allegedlN allow -
ing them to drink beer ,while
watching pickup trucks slog
through mud at the "cla\ pits" east
of Baker County High School.
Colleen Reill\ told police she
took to girls, ages, 13 and 11. to
the pits the eening of Mjrch 10.
At one point during the e'.e-
ning. the older girl later told her
mother. MNs. Reill\ and her became
Sinol'ed in a physical confronta-
tion follow ing an argument.
The mother called police and
met Deputy Ben Anderson back at
the pit location east of Madison
St.,,where Ms. Reilly w as arrested
about 3:00 the next morning.
The officer's report indicated
both girls failed ,field sobriety
tests, and Ms. Reilly was booked
also on the contributing charge.
The girls denied consuming any
alcohol at the eent.
The pits are a popular gathering
spot for mud bogging in a low area
just west of the Little St. Marys
Arrest for being-
with a teen girl
A deputy sergeant charged Gar-
rett Gray, 19, of Macclenny for vi-
olating a community control order
by being ar ith a 16-year-old girl
late on March 6.
Sgt. Michael Crews \ as called
to a residence off Pine Top Road
near Glen St. MNlr just after mid-
night follow ing a complaint b\ the
girl's mother that she had left the
While he '. as there, Mr. Gr.\
was spotted dropping off the girl
some distance from the house, and
the deputy stopped the 1995 Sa-
turn near US 90.
The mother told Deputy Crews
she had not given :he girl permis-
sion to be out with the suspect..

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Girlfriend hospitalized

A live-in girlfriend was taken
late on March 9 to Shands Jack-
sonville for treatment of an injured
eye following an altercation off
Tommy Road near Glen St. Mary..
Police arrested Shanon Zilch,
30, for domestic violence follow-
ing the incident about 9:45 that
sent.Angelique Bond, 35, first to
Fraser Hospital. Both of them had
been drinking, according to police.
In other reports, Heather Kelley,
19, of Sanderson faces a single
charge of battery for an alleged
attack on her aunt, 36-year-old
Kelly Vanderpool.
The two, who have the same
address on Pine Ridge Dr., argued
about 3:00 am on March 13 and
the aunt sustained bruises and a
Shannon Jervis, 30, of Virginia

Beach was charged with fighting
and disorderly conduct the morn-
ing of March 12 for attacking John
Johnson, 34, during an argument
that allegedly started over com-
ments about Mr. Johnson's wife,
Mr. Johnson was also arrested
after he was treated and released
from Fraser Hospital for a head
bruise. Both men had been drink-
ing, according to Deputy Erik De-
Two criminal complaints for
battery were filed follow \ ing a
physical confrontation invol ing
two neighbors offCreekside Dr.
south of Macclenny the afternoon
of March 8.
Lisa Meister, 29, and Cynthia
Davis, 32, gave police conflicting
stories about the incident. The
state attorney's office %\ill decide
whether to prosecute.

Witnesses aid captures

Witnesses to either thefts or: a
burglary helped sheriff's deputies
in the arrest of two juveniles and
criminal complaints against three
men during the past week.
Lewis Crews of Glen St. Mary
directed Deputy Mark Hall to the
Exxon Store at Lowder and UIS 90
in west Macclenny, where two
juvenile males had gone the early
afternoon of March S.
'Earlier, Mr. Crews saw the
youths. ages 16 and 18. break into
a camper-trailer belonging to his
brother and parked off Andrews
St. in Glen.
The youths are charged with
burglary and the officer did not
indicate anything was removed
from the trailer.
In a case two days later, neigh-
bor Hyram McCormick followed a
pickup truck with-three suspects
until police stopped it off John

Hits head

after Taser

A Nlacclenn\ man was treated
by rescue personnel at the scene
early March 11 when he fell on his
head after being shot with a Taser
Johnnie Carter, 25, cursed and
became belligerent when ordered
by Deputy Ben Anderson to place
his hands on the hood of a patrol
Mr. Carter was in the parking
lot of the Fastway Food Store off
Woodlawn Road when officers ar-
rived shortly after 1:00 am on a
disturbance call.
"I want to go to jail," the officer
quoted Mr. Carter as saying. He
then allegedly moved toward the
deputy in a threatening manner,
cursing at him.
Mr. Carter was charged with
disorderly intoxication. He lives
nearby, and told officers he also
injured his hand punching walls at
his residence.
Randall Warner, 21, of Glen St.
Mary was taken to jail on a similar
charge the night of March 6.
Deputy Erik Deloach said he
was on routine patrol near a park-
ing lot on US 90 west in Mac-
clenny when he spotted Mr. War-
ner moving toward another vehi-
The suspect reportedly wanted
to fight two males inside the vehi-
cle, and the deputy found a pair of
brass knuckles in his pants pocket
during a subsequent search.
Mr. Warner was also charged
with carrying a concealed weapon.

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Mr. McCotmick called police
after he saw\ the men load up used
tires and copper into the back of
the truck on property belonging to
Stanley Varnedore off Mud Lake
One of the suspects had earlier
inquired about junk cars in Mr.
Varnedore's yard, and Mr. Mc-
Cormick told him the owner
would return later. He then spotted
the trio loading items and drive
away. .
Criminal complaints for petti
theft were filed against Glenn Wil-
liams. 47. of NMacclenn\. Eugene
Middlebrooks. 42. and Henry Tay-
lor. 5S. both of Olustee.

Gi( Rai.n a i Sina wi/h ScI .Aien ule Md ltssa Staggers in cast of hMenories" ilns wi ek,.
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'Memories, disasters'

this weekend at BCHS

"You'll shoot your eye out kid."
Our young hero desperately
wants a Red Ryder BB gun for
Christmas, but his Mom, Dad, and
everyone else on the planet tries to
change his mind.
This familiar store\ is one of
four in Wanda Hickey's Night of
Golden Memories and Other Dis-
asters, which opens on Thursday
and runs this weekend at BCHS.
The BCHS drama department
production follows the cast of
characters from Jean Shepherd's
short stories from childhood
through high school. .
Jean, Schwartz. Flick, Randy
and the gang spend Christmas
dreaming'of the elusive Red R\der
200 shot range model air rifle %%ith
a compass in the stock, ride the
infamous w\hirligig rocket w hip at
the count) fair, take on the myster-
ies of high school algebra and try
to find dates to the junior senior
Shepherd's stories are unfail-'



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* Foundations

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ingly funny and filled w ith great
lines and hilarious situations.
Garrett Lucas plays the older
Jean, who tells the stories, and
Trey Orberg and Richard Moore
age from siori-to-story as Jean
April Anderson and Spencer
Norman-Gerard share the role as
Schw artz while Orberg and Ta lor
Hartle are Flick. Rachel NMagnan
is title character. Wanda Hickey
and Sally Huggins and Kaylen
Raulerson are her. friends Clara
Mae and Esther Jane.
DNlan Gerard is Jean's Old Man
and Alex Gota\ is his mom.
Meredith Johnson and Caroline
Rambo are his kid brother. Rand\.
Thomas Elledge is Mr. Pittinger,
the algebra teacher, and Gentri
Billotte and Kailee Raulerson are
the cantankerous Mag and Meg.
Other lead roles include Ross
Sasse, Gil Raian, Staci Allen.
Melissa Staggers, Stasia Moore,
Ashliegh Thick. Debra Howard.
Erika Kosier, MNelod) Titum,
Ashle\ Barrett, Jamie Buford,
Sarah Nichols, Haley Thorn, and
Jonathan Lohr. Ashley Barrett,
Page Moore and Bubba Register
areworking tech.
BCHS drama director Bob
Gerard shared the directing duties
with Sara Beth Gerard and Joshua
The show runs one week only
on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2.pm in
the BCHS auditorium. All tickets
are $5.

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The Town of Glen St. Mary is considering applying to the Florida Department of Community
Affairs (DCA) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to
$600,000.00. These funds must be used for one of the following purposes:

1. To benefit low and moderate-income persons; or

2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or

3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular
urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or wel-
fare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such

The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing,
neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization, or economic development and include
such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-for-profit business,
purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses
and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the
range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing.

For each activity that is proposed, at least 51% of the funds must benefit low and moderate-
income persons.

In developing an application for .submission to DCA, the town- of Glen St. Mary must plan to
minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, the
town of Glen St. Mary is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons.

The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community's economic and commu-
nity development needs will be held at the Glen St Mary Town Hall, 10046 S. Glen Ave., Glen
St. Mary, on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at 7 pm. For information concerning the public hearing,
contact Mayor Juanice Padgett at (904) 259-3777.

The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped
person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact
Mayor Juanice Padgett at (904) 259-3777. at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and
an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public
hearing should contact Mayor Juanice Padgett at least five calendar days prior to the meeting
and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf
Persons (TDD), please call (800) 955-8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accom-
modation at this meeting should contact Mayor Juanice Padgett at least five calendar days
prior to the meeting.


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lvrtle Taylor

ifor iall \Otur lendinJ g
and financial needs.

US Hwy. 90 West,
Glen St. Mary
Office 653-4401

1: 259-2050 or 545-8316 1


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 16, 2006 Page Seven

The Rocking

Ch air Comrer

Storm spotter class
The Baker County Emergency
Operations Center will host a
stornmi spotter class on March 21 at
7:00 pm. RSVP at 259-6111.

tlr tthiers andi MA Podleion
March 10 vows
Ro\ and Cherie Waters of Mac-
clenny are pleased to announce the
marriageof son Chase Waters of
Macclenny to Sarah Pendleton of
Jacksonville. Ms. Pendleton is the
daughter of Raymond and Vicky
Pendleton of Jacksonm ille.
The ceremony took place on-
March 10 at the Cedar House Inn
in St. Augustine. The groom is
employed by Cinam Steel and
attends FCCJ. The bride is em-
ployed by Baptist Medical Center
and attends FCCJ.
After a brief hone\ moon, the
couple plans to reside in Mac-

Marine Corps Sgt. Clinton G.
Sparkman, son of Debbie A. and
Danny F. Sparkman of Glen St.
Mary. Fla., recently was promoted
to his current rank %while serving
with Combat Sertice Support De-
tachment 23. Beaufort, S. C.
Sparkman was promoted based
on sustained superior job perfor-
mance and proficienc\.in his des-
ignated specialty.
Sgt. Sparkman is a 2001 gradu-
ate of Baker County High School
and joined the Marine Corps in
June of that year.

Benefit cookout'
The Mlacclenn\ Moose Lodge
will host a benefit cookout for
Freddie Tyson on March 25 at
noon. There will also be blueeras
singing. For more information call




lessi Bra) ,
Daughter born
Wade and Katina (Craw\ford)y
Br\ ant of Glen St. Mafy are pleas-
ed to announce the birth of daugh-
ter Jessi Nakota Bryant. She \\as
born Februar\ 21 at St. 'incent's
Medical Centeir and weighed sev-
en pounds, 15'/2 ounces and %\as
19 inches long.
Grandparents are Laverne
(Barton) Cra%% ford, the late Jimmy
M. Cra%\ford Sr.. of Glen St. Mary.
and Jimmn and Pam Br ant of
Happy 2nd Birthday
RaeLeigh Lynn Castillo

A~unt Tascie, Uncle K-.1th & Kriston

Gates open at 5 pm
Midnight Madness
9:30 pm to 1 am $15
Early Bird Madness
8 pm to 1 am $20
Ride all night armband

Saturday, March 18 & 25

1l1 Starhling r I'l Ir C,. tUlW
April nuptials
Vanice and Donna Starling,
along with Robert and Michele
Connell of Macclenny are pleased
to announce the upcoming %wed-.
ding of their children Kala, Renee
Starling to Jessie Lee Connell of.
Macclenny. The bride is a home-
maker and the groom is stationed,
v ith the 3rd Infantr\ Di% vision in
the Army at Ft. Stew art. Ga.
The wedding will be April 8 at
2:00 pm at the Mathis House in
Glen St. Mary. All family and
friends are in% ited.
Painting the
town... pule?
The Baker County Relay for
Life committee members are plac-
ing posters and purple ribbons on
the businesses in the county to
remind people of the upcoming
Relay for Life. You can help The
American Cancer Society b\ sup-
porting the Baker Relax on April
Come to the fairgrounds and
join in the fun during the day or
night. Luminaries will light up the
track after dark Luniinaries in
honor, of or in memor\ of a lo ed
one are available from an\ team
member or from %wwv.acse\-
ents.org relay.fl baker.
$4.50 for15word

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Discount Tickets
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Ride all day armband $15 1 pm to 10:30 pm

Monday, March 20
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The Bradford County Fair US Highway 301 North, Starke, Fl. For info. call (904) 964-5252

Senior Center participants will,
be celebrating St. Patrick's Day on
March 17. Everyone is encouraged
to join in wearing green on this spe-
cial day, for good luck and to w\l
come the springtime. Check out,
(his month's Senior Citizen Shouts
newsletter for a good "Green Eggs
and Ham" recipe.
1On March 13, Janeka Anderson,
of the Baker, County Health
Department, began a weekly series
of chair aerobic exercises. Seniors
truly enjoyed theworkout, so much,
so that the\. convinced Janeka to
increase her visits to every Monday'
and Thursday.
Don't forget to go to the old ball-
game on March 18. The bus will
begin picking up at 9:00 am for the
Little League opening games. 'The
first 50 seniors \%ill receive vouch-
ers for a free hotdog, coke and pop-
corn. Reser\ nations must be made in
advance b\ calling the Senior
The "Help Yourself" conference
that %\as to be held at the
Agriculture Center on March 21 has
been postponed. Caregivers inter-
ested in obtaining free respite ser-
vice, in-home or at the Agricultural
Center, should call the COA at 259-
2223 ext. 221. The e\ent \%ill be
rescheduled for N a\. Watch this
column for further developments.
date and time.
Center participants % visited one of
the local nprsina homes on March

Dallen Starling
has just turned 3
so Chad & Richelle
wanted everyone to see.

14 and will make regular visits .to
keep in touch with old. and new
friends. COA transportation service
is provided for these visits, from the
center at 11:00 am
for the week of March 20-24
MONDAY: BBQ ribeces, baked beans.
'eggies. applcsuce., bread and milk.
TUESDAY: Smoked sausage. .ams.
cabbage, pears, bread and milk
I\EDNESDAY: Meailotaf. mashed
potatoes, Cjlifornii eggies, apricots. roll
and milk.
THURSDAY: Sweet and sour chicken,
rice, green beans,; pineapple ridbits, bread
and milk..
FRIDAY: Nlac.ballh and gra J\. egg
rioodIc.,i, collards, fruit iijd geljiin. bread
and milk. .

Happy 2nd Birthday
j Rheagan Patterson
We love you,
Mom, Daddy & Bubba

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Notice of Public Disclosure

of the'

Full Cost of Solid Waste


within Baker County

Pursuant to Rule 62.708, Florida
Administrative Code, the Board of County

Commissioners of Baker County, Florida,
discloses the following Full Costs of Solid
Waste Management for residential and non-
residential users during the 2004-2005 fiscal

Number of Residences . . . . . 6435
Number of Businesses .........................+ 129
Total .............. .............6564

Charge per Residence. .... ... ... . .$50.00
Charge per Business
(Based on square footage of building) ... .$50.00 to $100.00

Solid Waste Management Cost for County .... .$662,574.00

Solid Waste Assessment Collections
from Residents and Businesses ............- $309,818.00

Balance Funded-from Other Revenue Sources .$352,756.00



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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 16, 2006 Page Eight

Olustee minister launches podcasting
James Croft (right), the 3'10: tall evangelist whose ministry is based in 0 iOolee, recently
began producing monthly programs via Internet podcasts of interviews. tospcl music.
preaching and other features: In this photo, Mr. Croft nten ;e s Pastor 1Harold Hudson ,of
Lake Butler, whose congregaiion lost seven members in the tragic truck car, school buii
accident two months ago. For sample copies or CDs of the initial podcats,. contact the
ministry at 386-? 2-1563. Ph:7 ,:.:.--., ~r :. r. M FL -...

I. ..

Mildred Brinkley

dies at age of 91"
Mildred Estelle Cra'%ford
Brinkley, 91, otJacksonvinlle died
March 7, 2006 at Shands Medical
Center surrounded by family. She
was a native of Sanderson and
resided in Jacksonm ille for the past
60 years. Mrs. Brinkley worked as
a seamstress during her life and
was a homemaker who loved her
family. She was a member of
North.Prong Primitive Baptist
Church of Baker Count\.
She was predeceased by parents.
Arch and Annie Stone Crawford,
husband Adolphus Brinkley,
daughters Clara Annette Brinkley.
and Nancy Elaine Eddins, son-in-
law Lionel Strong, brothers Wade,
Ernie, Arch Jr., and James Craw-
Survivors include daughters
Emogene Strong of West Enfield,
Maine and Martha Anne McQueen
of Jacksonmille: sons Byron Brink-
ley (Sherree) of Macclenny and
Edgar 1. Brinkley of.Jacksonv'ille;
brothers \\illiam Heir\ Craw. ford!
of Glen St. Mary and Edgar Cra:\ -
ford of Sanderson: seven grand-
children and 13 great-grandchil-
dren also survive.
A service was held March 10 at
Glen Hill Primitive Baptist Church
with Elder Arnold Johns officiat-
ing. Burial followed at North
Prong Cemetery. Guerry Funeral
Home of Macclenny was in charge
of arrangements.

Deep appreciation
The family of Frank Gatlin
would like to thank e erwone for
the prayers before and during our
loss; for food, flowers, phone
calls, cards, visits, donations and
for all the friends and family. A
special thank you to V. Todd

Carl E. Hardin,

Army veteran
Carl Eugene Hardin. 78. of
Glen St. Mary died March 10. 2006 at
St. Vincent's
Medical Cen-

28. 1928 and
moved to Bak- o
er County 15 P
'ears ago from
Favette% ille.
N.C., and %%as a
US Arm%. Vet-
eran. He fought
in three %%ars
and received atr Hardin
the Bronze Star and other commen-
dations. Mr. Hardin enjoyed col-
lecting guns. RV-ing and traveling.
He was a member of the Baker
County Republican Party.
He was predeceased by father
E erett L. Hardin. Survivors
include \%ife Linda G. Hardin:
mother Alma Leigh: daughters
Phillis Reid (Rober.) of Anniston.
AJa.. and Lucille MNcClellen (Jer-
ry) of El Paso, Tex.\. sons Carl
Hardin II of Raleigh, N.C., Mich-
ael Hardin (Susan) of Hamm-
Murden, Germany, Ronnie Hardin
of Lakeside, Ore.; and Harold
Gurikel (Sharon) of Fayetteville,
N.C.; six grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren; sister Betty
Lee Gabbert of Lewisport, Ky.;
half-sisters Vicki Reeb of Cannel-
ton, Ind., LaVonne Emmerick of
Lewisport and Pat VanGrift of
Hawesville, Ky., half-brother Wil-
liam Hardin of Rockport, Ind.
;A memorial ser% ice will be held
on March 18 at 2:00 p.m. at V.
Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of
Macclenny with Harold Gunkel
officiating. Interment will be at the
Florida National Cemetery.

First Baptist Church
of Sanderson
CR 229 5.. Sanderson FL
Sunday School 10 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11 am
Sun. Evening Worship 6 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study 7 pm
Pastor Bob Christmas


Ne'w Hope for the Community
Five Churches Road
Hwy. 127 Sanderson, FL

Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worship
Wed. Night Bible Study
Every 4" Sunday Night Service

9:45 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.

Press Entertainment
Having seen Die Hard and.
Bruce Willis-saves-the-world
movies numerous times, I walked
into 16 Blocks with a resigned
feeling like I have walking into
McDonald's. You know it's going
to satisfy your need for a Big Mac,
but it's getting old. Boy, was I
This Bruce was not your Die
Hard Bruce. He was overweight
and seemed out of it for the first
20-30 minutes, which fit his char-.
acler perfectly.
Willis plays Jake Mosely, a
* washed up, overweight, alcoholic
detective who is given smuck jobs
during the day and lives by the
motto that life is too long.
He is snagged to escort a pris-
oner to the courthouse to testify
and is given 106 minutes to get
him there. When he picks up the
prisoner, v.e meet Eddy, played by
Mos Def. Eddy is immediately en-
deared to the audience \with NMos
Def showing his superb acting"
chops on this film.
On the way tothe courthouse,
MNoseh's fellow cops trN to take

Thanks so much
As %\e continue our journey in
this life, %\e carr with us the
beautiful gift of unconditional love
from our mother.
She exemplified talent, w isdom.
grace and strength that has forever
touched our hearts. Our immense,
gratitude to e\ eryone for their lo\ e
and support. gifts, f lowers and
prayers .

St Peters Anglican Fellowship
Minnesota Ave. Macclenny, Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am

Holiness Churcht
CR 127 N., Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 10.00 am
Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pm
Pastor: Oral E. Lyons -

First United "

J Church
93 IN. 5th St., Macclenny 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth; 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship:6:15 pm
John L Hay, Jr., Pastor)

Eddy out because he is on his way
to testify against them. The head
bad cop is played wonderfully by
David Morse from The Green
Mosely wakens from the drunk-
en stupor that has become his life
and we have a movie.
Of course, there was a sense of
unbelievablity to the movie, for in-'
stance Bruce Willis drives a bus
with papered windows and no tires
to precisely the weakest point in
the police blockade. Nonetheless,
the superb'characters in the story
draw ypu in and keep you on the
edge of your seat. until the conclu-
sion. : :
The casting for this movie was
right on the mone\. The lead ac-
tors have great chemistry and play
, off of each other v'er) well. Morse
is the epitome of evil through and
through. Director Richard Donner
doesn't overplay the action with
obnoxious explosions and bal-
ances it with the character devel-
opment and storyline. .
R6 Blocks is rated PG-13 for \ i-
olence, intense action sequences.
and strong language. I give it 3 out
of 4 stars.

Gospel concert
NMcCra\ Chapel Church will
host Dean Nathaniel Tolli\er and
The Shepherds of Bethlehem from
Jacksonville on March 18 at 7:0(1
pm. The group will be in concert
and \will sing old gospel songs.

Mt. Zion N.C.

Methodist Church
121 North 259-4461
Pastor Bobby Grifftin

Sunday ScI.ol. 10 00 am
Sunday Morningr Worship 11 00 anm-
Sunday Evening Worship 6 00 pmn
Wednei-,dav Prayer ..rvie 300 pm

For Godl so loved rthe world. that he
gave his only tiegonen Son that
whrosoever beieveih in him :.iiuld not
perish but have eiveri Jing life
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23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.

Sunday School
Sunday AM Worship
Sunday PM Services
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

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\ Videll W Williams -Pastor //

Grace Baptist Cl
4"9 N. Center St. Bald in, FL *


March 19, 2006
11 am & 6 pm

Special Speaker:

Dr. Bob Gray Dr.
) former of Trinity Baptist Church
Children's pony rides after morning
Nursery provided.

eowerm Pastor: Dewayne Jowers


Bob Gray



Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday Evening Worship
Wednesday Night Service
Radio WJXR 92.1 Sunday

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 G

Associate Pastor
Tim Thomas


Youth Pastor
3ary Crummey

Spring bash
First Assembly of God's chil-
,dren and youth group will host a
spring bash on March 25 at the
church from 4-8 pm.
There will be puppets, moon
walk, volleyball, cake walk, paint-
ing, hotdogs and much more.

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Casting is flawless in new

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Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen iWendship 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

Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 P.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500

SFiaelih .St. &" E 259-R931

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 16, 2006 Page Nine

Cats' baseball team is multi-faceted on amond


Enjoy this

descent into


It's that time again. If you are a
fan of college basketball, it's the
high holy days. March Madness is
uponus. What makes it even
more exciting this year is that a
set of first round games takes
place at the Jacksonville Veterans
Memorial Arena.
Not that you could get a ticket
to the games, but if you could
manage it, you would have the
treat of seeing a resurgent Florida.
Gators as the favorite.
The Gators, who started the
season strong, and were ranked as
high as second in the nation,
stumbled along the way, .losing a
pair to both South Carolina and
Tennessee; they also lost to Al- *
abama and Arkansas.
.In late February they dropped
three straight, but peaked when
they had to,'winning the SEC
tournament in a low scoring game

The top seeds are
pretty predictable and
the number twos are
probably right, except
for Tennessee. What
in the world are the
Vols doing seeded
against the same South Carolina
Gamecocks who had their number
the whole season long.
Neither team was able to break
50 points, but the Gators showed
character when it mattered most.
They face South Alabama in
their opening round game, which
tips off at 2:25 pm March 16.
Don't look past this game, the
Jaguars won't be an easy mark.
And it doesn't stop with that
game. There are other good teams
if you're lucky enough to have a
Syracuse had much the same
run as the Gators. They won the
Big East tournament after having
a spotty season.
Never bet against the Okla-
homa Sooners. And then there are
the LSU Tigers, who gave the
Gators fits, and lona.
Yeah, I know. How can you
root for a team whose nickname is
the Gaels?
The top seeds are pretty pre-
dictable. Connecticut, Villanova,
Duke, and Memphis have been
good all season long. The number
twos are probably right as well
with the exception of the Ten-
nessee Vols. What in the world
are the Vols doing seeded second?
Tennessee has one more loss than
the Gators with seven. Gonzaga
was 27-3, which is one less loss
than Villanova, a number one
The talking points of this
year's bracket are the number of
teams from lesser known confer-
ences that made it in to the big
dance. The Mountain West and
the Colonial Conference each got
an at-large bid in addition to their
automatic bids.
The mid-major Missouri Valley
Conference, which isn't well
known to the casual fan, placed
four teams in the tournament.
There were some interesting
teams that were left out of the
mix, including FSU and Cincin-
nati. The Noles beat Duke and
lost to UNC, Duke and Boston
College by a total of five points.
Do they deserve to be in instead
of Air Force? Probably, consider-
ing the strength of schedule.
That's what I love about the
NCAA tournament. There's al-
ways something interesting, and
the games haven't even started

Press Sports
About the only thing-that can
stop the Baker High baseball team
lately is the weather.
The Wildcats were rained out
of Tuesday's game at Ridgeview,
briefly cooling their scorching
start to the season.
After the Cats' victory over St.
Joseph Academy March 10, their
record stands at 9-2, including
two wins in the pre-season Dia-

mond Classic.
In their 5-4 victory over the
Fighting Flashes in St. Augustine,
the Cats used timely hitting and
perfect execution to stage a last-
inning, game-winning rally.
St. Joseph pitcher Robbie
Dombrowsk held the Cats to a
pair of runs through six innings,
scattering five hits and walking
However, in the top of the sev-
enth,trailing 4-2, Kelly Davis led
off with a walk. Rob Kirkland fol-

T he boys and girls track team lost a dualmeet to
Fort White March 9 at the Baker County High
School track.
The bo-s s\ ept the high jump and 1600 meter run but.
couldn't overcome the loss of potential points %%hen they
had no competitors in four events. '
Justin Gaskins took first in the high jump, followed by
Tyler Oswald and Patrick Darby.
Luke Canaday led the Cats' sweep in the 1600. Allen
Huffman took second and Kyle Wray third.
Greg Williams picked up the only other individual first
place when h'e ofn the 100 meters.
The 4 x 800 relay team won by default when the Raiders
did not field a team in the event.
Girls' first place finishers were Mary Dugger in the 200
meters and Kendra Russell in the shot put. Dugger also
placed second in the 100, while Russell took second in the
"Everybody's time has 'dropped and I'm very pleased
with the high jump," coach Ron Lee said. "Coach Ruise and
I are very pleased with the effort."
The Cats' next meet is March 16 at Hilliard.

A Baldwin runner steals third as
Shannon Nickels waits for the throw. The
Lady Cats fell 5-3 at home to the

Press Sports
The Lady Cats softball team
lost 5-3 to Baldwin March 9, their
fifth loss in five home games this
They were scheduled to play
Tuesday night at home against
Ridgeview, but details of the
game were not available at press
Overall the Cats are 2-8, with
both wins coming on the road.
Their district record is 1-2.
The Cats' loss to Baldwin
came about two weeks after
they'd beaten the Indians at Bald-
The Cats fell behind early and
were unable to catch up although
they had the tying run at the plate
with one out in the bottom of the
seventh inning.
In the first, Baldwin scored an
unearned run on a two-out single,
a stolen base, an error and a

Congratulations to the winners of the first weekend of regular season play for
the Baker County Girls Softball. They were the Pink Ladies, Honey Bees, Junior
Kaos, Cougars, Rebelettes, Divas, Baker Beauties, Scooby Doos and the Hurri-

The tennis match against Bishop Kenny on March 14 was rained out. Results
from previous matches against Raines and Baldwin were not available at press time.

Wrestling coach Joe VanVactor is leaving Baker High reportedly to take a simi-
lar position at Lee High School in Jacksonville.
Attention all runners, joggers and walkers. If you're tired of training alone, then
join the newly forming Baker County Running Club. Training is more productive
and fun with a group. Please contact Susan Miller at 653.2583.

lowed with a pinch single to put
the tying runs on base.
Alan Tanner's sacrifice bunt
moved them into scoring position
with one out.
Davis then scored on a passed
ball, as pinch runner Josh White-
head took third. ,
Coach John Staples called for a
suicide squeeze, a play that failed
badly in the Cats' loss to Suwan-
nee County two games earlier.
J.D. Milton, however, laid
down the bunt and Whitehead

passed ball.
They tallied another unearned
run in the second, then added two
runs in the third on two doubles, a
single and three stolen bases.
Down 4-0, the Cats broke
through in the third when Shan-
non Nickels, who had a great
game, reached on a two-base er-
ror to lead off the inning. She lat-
er scored on another error.
Neither team was able to score
again until the final inning al-.
though the Cats had runners on
second and third with no outs in
the fifth.
In the top of the seventh, Bald-
win scored once and had a runner
thrown out at the plate.
With the Cats down 5-1,
Caitlin Griffis led off the bottom
of the inning with a single. Mor-
gan Harvey pinch ran for her and
scored on a Nickels' double.
One out later, Brittany Hinson
singled to drive home Nickles and
make the score 5-3.

scored to tie the game.
SNot only were the Flashes un-
able to get the runner coming
from third, but couldn't get Mil-
'ton at first. .
He then stole second and
scored the go-ahead run on a dou-
ble by Adam Lewis.
Outstanding freshman pitcher
Bobby Dugard had a rough out-
ing, surrending-all four of the
Flashes' runs in five innings.
Dustin Combs picked up the
win in relief.

Jacob S{arling in the long jump.

However, Jessi Nunn and Brid-
get Williams each popped out to
end the game.
In addition to committing four
errors, the Cats had two runners
picked off third base in the third
with no outs, and in the fourth'
with one out.
Nickels had a single and dou-
ble in three at bats, driving in one
and scoring two.
She also made a great defen-
sive play at third to keep the Cats
within, striking distance in the
seventh when Baldwin had run-
ners at second and third with one
out. Nickles snagged a line drive
and doubled up the Indians' run-
ner to end the inning.
Freshman pitcher Tiffany
Smith have up eight hits and five
runs, only two of which were
earned. She struck out seven and
walked two.
The Cats host Middleburg
March 16 and Suwannee County
March 21.

March 16
Baseball at Hilliard, 6 pm
BCHS softball hosts Middleburg, 4/6 pm
March 17
Baseball hosts Santa Fe, 4/7 pm
March 20
Junior varsity baseball hosts Columbia, 6 pm
March 21
BCHS softball hosts Suwannee County, 5/7 pm
Weightlifting sectional qualifier at Lake Butler, 9 am
March 21-25
Baseball tournament at Fernandina Beach

,"DC gives us a steady, reliable
guy coming out of the pen in cru-
cials situations," Staples said of
his senior hurler. "He's the type of
kind who can throw every game
and don't be surprised if he does-
The Wildcats next play March
16 at Hilliard, which is the last of
six straight road games. The fol-
lowing day they'll host Santa Fe.
They're also scheduled for the
big Fernandina Beach tournament
NMarch 21-25.

Free stuff

comes with

fish license

The first 3,000 anglers to buy
a five-year freshwater fishing li-
cense between now and April 30
will receive a package of free
fishing equipment in the mail.
The license costs $61.50, and
anglers can check
MyFWC.com/Fishing to find out
if the offer is still in effect. The
website also provides up-to-date
fishing sites and forecast infor-
Shakespeare. Berkley, Central
Florida Visitors Bureau, and Leg-
end Labs are among sponsors
providing a free soft-side tackle
box, Gulp baits, hooks, bait saver
and even a fishing towel.
All license sales support fish
and wildlife conservation in
Florida and help recover federal
excise taxes that anglers and
boaters have paid into the system
for use in Florida on Federal Aid
in Sport Fish Restoration' pro-

Coming up at the


YMCA Boot Camp
Registration has started for
the nextt session of Boot
Camp. If you have a hard
time keeping yourself noti-
vated to workout, all you
need to do is sign up and we
will motivate you. The fee is
$20i for members and $40
for non-mnembers. If yvout are
a graduate of Boot Camp
you will receive $5 off. The
first day of the next session
is Apt il 24.

Nutrition 101
Don't miss out on this class
of Nutrition 101! The topic
will be "'Good Fat vs. Bad
Fat. Sign up at the front
desk, it is only 55 to partici-
pale and you get a free
healthy mneal. The class
takes place Mondayv March
27, at the Baker County
Health Department from 5
pim-7 pm.

YMCA Focus Group
Mant to get in on the new
growth and expansion of
your YMCA ? Join our Focus
Group and let your opinions
be heard.

"Share the Y"
No one is turned away from
the YAICA for the inability
to pay. The YMCA offers
financial aid scholarships
for families, adults, teens,
and youth to be able to
enjoy membership, sports,
day camp, programs, and
much more!

For more information.
call the YNMCA
at 259-0898.
Activity scholarships available
Hours 5:00 am-9:30 pm
5:00 am-8:00 pm Friday
8:00 am-3:00 pm Saturday

Wildcats v. Fort White

Baker County High School March 9

Greg Williams wins the 100 meters.

Kyle Wray runs the first leg of the 4 x 800 meter relay.

Lady Cats yet to win at home this season


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 16, 2006 Page Ten

PUD for 'Barber'

(From page one)
to discuss concerns about the -im-
pact on schools.
Marcia Tjoflat, who represented
Golf View, said that the schools
are currently approaching 120 per-
cent of capacity, which triggers the
need for more space.
"By the time we come along,
those issues will have been dealt
with," she said.
Ms. Tjoflat added that the in-
creased ad valorem taxes will ben-
efit the schools, as will the dis-_
trict's impact fee on new homes.
Several. nearby residents ex-
pressed concern over traffic and
other matters, but the meeting did.
not turn contentious as often hap-
pens in these situations.
That was in part due to Golf
View inviting Copper Creek resi-
dents to a meeting March 7 to dis-
cuss the development. I
As part of the motion to ap-,
prove the rezoning ordinance,
commissioners amended it to re-
quire that the developer place a
marker on the property to com-
memorate its historic significance.
The site played a role in the
Battle of Olustee, and historians
believe casualties from both sides
were buried there.
Union forces reportedly used
the Barber Plantation as a hospital.

A The following acuti cities are
scheduled in Baker Counts
Schools for the week of March
C 20-26. This listing ma. be in-
complete and subject to change
without notice.
2 *March 20-24: BCHS-
Dance drill tryout practice in the
gym at 2 311pm.
" March 20: KIS- Book fair.
5th grade puberty classes.
A March 21: BCHS- Club
B da). KIS- School ad% itory coun-
C cil meeting at 6:30 pm. Book
tair night .ai 4-8 iii. 5th grade
puberty classes. PK/K- Summer
I VPK registration.
2 -March 22: BCHS- "Take
Control USA" presentation in
the gym during 1-2 period. KIS-
Book fair. 5th grade puberty
A classes. WE- Spring, pictures.
PK/K- Summer VPK registra-
C 'March 23: BCHS- Ms. Ug-
ly contest in the auditorium at 7
pm. KIS- Book fair. 5th grade
puberty classes. WE- Family,
reading night in the library at 4-
3 8 pm. PK/K- Disney on Parade
in BCMS auditorium at 7 pm.
-March 24: BCHS- Drama
A presents Wanda Hickery's Night
B of Golden Memories in the audi-
torium at 7:30 pm. KIS- Book
fair. Tiger Treats. PK/K- Kite
* -March 25-26: BCHS- Dra-
ma presents Wanda Hickery's
Night of Gblden Memories in
3 the auditorium at 7:30 pm. 2 pm
on Sunday.

In other matters at Tuesday's
city meeting:
Commissioners approved the
first reading for rezoning the old
Baker County Health Department
property from government use to
commercial general in order for
Walgreens to build a store there.
The county petitioned for the
rezoning. It is selling the tract to
Walgreens for $1.5 million.
A company representative e said
the store should be open for busi-
ness later this year.
City manager Gerald Dopson
said the city completed utility)
work on Sixth Street near US 90.
A bad joint in the main was cre-
ating a sink hole at the edge of the
road last week.
A video-inspection of the pipe,
which was installed in 1949,
showed extensive deterioration in
other areas, so the pipe was re-
placed at a cost of $75,000.
Mr. Dopson said new technolo-
gy allowed %workers to insert a new
pipe without major excavation
work that could ha\ e taken two to
three weeks instead of five da\s.
' Commissioners asked for a
cost estimate for engineering plans
that would be used to apply for a
do%% onto n re% italization grant.
A coalition of business ow ners
known as The Core Dow% ntown
Macclenn\ Group is asking the
city to provide increased parking,
landscaping and lighting in pub-
licly ot ned space.
Chairman Jim McGaule\ show-
ed the commission plans for con-
Serting College Street to a one-
was road and adding angled park-
ing to Fourth Street to increase
available spaces.
The ciil\ is eligible to receive a
$700,000 Community Develop-
ment Block Grant for revitaliza-
tion, but the process is competi-
Engineering plans are needed as
part of the application.

for the week of
Marii 20-24
MONDAY: Breakfast pizza with milk and
TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit with milk and
WEDNESDAY: Cereal and toast with.milk
and juice,
THURSDAY: Super bun with apple slices
With milk and juice.
FRIDAY: Eggs and grits with milk and
MONDAY: Spaghetti and sauce or beef
nuggets, choice of two: green beans, carrots and
dip, fruit with roll and milk.
TUESDAY: Corndog or sliced turkey with
roll, choice of two: potatoes and gravy, salad,
fruit with milk.
WEDNESDAY: Chicken and dumplings
with roll or cheese pizza, choice of two: veggies,
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THURSDAY: Tacos with cinnamon bun or
fish sandwich,c:m c :,.m o:.i; .ri 1. Iru, with milk.
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Call 259-2266 to register
Located by Food Lion on Sixth St.

Drivers Ed

this summer
The Baker County school dis-
trict is offering a non-credit driver
education course during the sum-
mer to individuals 15 or older. A
certified instructor will teach rules,
regulations, driving skills and traf-
fic safety. The class includes
DATE (drug, alcohol and traffic
education) information and students
will be tested for their learner's or
operators license.
The class begin May 30 and run
7:30 am to 12:45 pm. Registration
is limited to 21 students on a first
come, first serve basis. To secure a
space, parents must complete the_
registration form and pay a non-,
refundable fee of $80. Deadline
for registration is May 18.at 4:00
pm. .
Registrations are being taken at:
the Baker County Vocational and
Adult Education Office on 270
South Boulevard East, Macclenny.
For more information call 259-

Honors inductees
SFour Baker County students
enrolled at Lake City Community
College have been accepted into
the Xi Phi Chapter of Phi Theta
Kappa this term. Phi Theta Kappa
is an international honor societN
for r\\ o-year colleges.
Each of them earned a 3.5 GPA-
during the pre ious fall term and
maintained a cumulati e GPA
greater than 3.0.
The\ are: Lisa Hill. Jessica
Rhinehart, Stephanie Smallwood
and Kashanda Smith.

Dixie Mini Storage sale, locat-
ed on Highway 90 behind
Moody's Chevron. Multi-unit
sale, namebrand clothes and
everything else. Saturday.
March 18, 9:00 am ?
Michael & Jonathan's Land-
scaping has positions open for
experienced lawn service per-
son and experienced landscape
irrigation person. Paid vacation
and five paid holidays, insur-
ance benefits available. Pay
based on experience. 259-
1997 Ford F-150 pick-up, A. C,
FM,'AM, cassette, anti-lock
brakes, bedliner, runs great,
$4000. 275-3138.
1996 Dodge Caravan LE, dual
sliding doors, A C, AM FM
radio with CD player, power
locks, power steering, power
seats, cruise, good condition,
$3500. 275-2520 after 4:00
1999 Volvo Autocar Tn A~le
duLlp trLuck, 20K front. 46K
rear, 13K steering lift axle,
rebuilt N14 435 horsepower
Cummins, A/C, 13 speed trans-
mission, $58,000 negotiable.
1992 Kenworth dump truck,
16K front, 44K rear, M11
Cummins, 8 speed, 16 yard
dump, A/C, excellent condition,
$24,000. 259-3519.

Required Divorce Class
Court approved
parenting class & certificate
sam e ]'.,:.r iii-.j
Last Saturday of each month
starting 1/28/06 in Macclenny.
(Also offered in Gainesville)

Orchid show will
honor Gene Barber
The Garden Club of Jackson-
ville will host a free orchid show
in honor of Gene Barber on March
18-19 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
at Riverside and Post Street.
Orchid plants, supplies and potting
services are available. For more
information call (904) 696-7729 or
(904) 282-1309.

Forming new club
Attention all runners. joggers
and walkers! If you'ree tired of
training alone, then join the newly
forming Baker County Running
Club. Training is more productive
and fun with a group. Please con-
tact Susan Miller at 653-2583.

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The 5 big

Overpricing, 'hard sell'

and other pitfalls that

trip up house sellers

By Jared Wilkerson

The decision to sell a home
and take that leap into a new
property can lead simultaneous-
ly to a very exciting and very
stressful situation. Even if all of
the decisions sellers make
along the way are sound, the
"what ifs"
and unfore-
seen sur-
prises that
pop up on
the way to i
closing can
still be -is ,
nearly in- -w
in most
deals. Re-
gardless of Jared t'lkerson Realtor
the 'numer-
ous stumbling blocks that occur
naturally when selling a home,
sellers still seem to go out of
their way at times to add, a few
self-imposed crises to the mix.
Here are a few mistakes
homeowners have the power to
avoid, although sadly, most
1. Overpricing. Real estate
agents can talk to homeowners
until even the family dog is blue
in the face about the impor-
tance of pricing a home at mar-
ket value and still get a plethora
of reasons why the sellers be-
lieve their home is better than
those of their neighbors"and
therefore is worth about forty
million dollars more. A thorough
verbal discussion on the advan-
tages of pricing a home to sell
generally takes me about 90
minutes with a homeowner.
That is a little beyond the scope
of this article. The highlighted
facts to consider are as fol-
a. Homes that are
priced right have
the highest
chance of en-
ticing a bid-
ding war

bumps the final sales price
to above market value.
b. "Trying it for just a little
while" will completely waste
the time period of market-
ing that has the highest lev-
el of activity.
c. Sellers who overprice statis-
tically end up reducing the
price several times until the
home finally sells at below
market value. It's true.
d. A home that doesn't sell for
months can severely offset
the seller's plans to move,
meanwhile costing thou-
sands in un-recoupable in-
terest payments on the
The list could go on into dou-
ble letters, but the point is obvi-
ous. If a seller has even the
slightest inkling to admit they
are unsure of the value of the
home, they should seek the ad-
vice of a professional, ,be it ei-
ther a real estate agent or a li-
censed appraiser. Giving up a
couple hundred dollars for an
appraisal or a couple hours lis-
tening to an agent's marketing
offers will be resources well
2. Trying to "hard sell."
Sometimes sellers get into their
rock-hard negotiating modes a
little too early with prospective
buyers. Remember that the
home should be as warm and
inviting as possible. That in-
cludes the hospitality of the


selling mistakes

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owners. The, buyers are about
to make one of the biggest emo-
tional and financial decisions of
their lives. As such, they can
and do turn away from good
homes due to bad vibes from
the owners. Be as nice as pos-
sible and then when it comes
time to talk terms, just be firm,
but friendly.
3. Avoiding real estate agents
like the plague. Admittedly, I am
a bit biased on this one. I only
include it to make one simple
point: Real estate agents are
still in business for a reason. It
may be worth a seller's time to
at least investigate what that
reason is. Agents are going to
come around when they see the
For Sale, anyway...may as well
pick their brains while they're
4. Crowding buyers.
-,: As difficult as it may
be to set strangers
.i .; loose in the home,
it is the best
thing to do.
Buyers ab-
hate it

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al estate agents follow them all
throughout the house spouting
off every little tidbit of info they
can. think of. Sellers are twice
as bad as agents because they
have a history with the home
and can tell stories about each
To make matters worse, the
last thing sellers or agents want
to do is hurry a buyer through
the home. By talking throughout
the showing, that is exactly what.
happens. As soon' as the mouth
stops running in this room, buy-
ers psychologically assume that
it must be time, for a new room.
What if the buyers really wanted
to spend more time in that
room falling in love with it? The
buyers are there to see the
home. Let them see it. Mention
that if they have any questions,
you'll be in the kitchen. This al-
so helps to keep buyers from
feeling as though they're .intrud-
ing in the home. Most people
would feel strange about open-
ing someone's closet if that
someone was standing right
there telling them how much of
a pain putting in that crown
molding overhead was. Put
away your valuables and keep-
sakes and let them see the
home at their own pace.
5. Not educating them-
selves on closing costs. There
are numerous details regarding
costs that need to be split up
between buyer and seller at
closing. Not familiarizing oneself

with who customarily pays what
can cost sellers thousands de-
pending on how contract terms
are negotiated. If you will be
handling the negotiations your-
self, you'd better do your home-
work. If employing an agent,
make sure they've done theirs
and can explain each item to
you thoroughly. It's your money.
In order to keep as much as
possible, you'll need to under-
stand the dollar figure associat-
ed with each negotiating point.,

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The following land transac-
tions were recorded in the
Baker County courthouse Feb-
ruary 1-15. Values are derived
from documentary stamps.
Many descriptions are by S(ec-
tion) T(ownship) R(ange). If
acreage or price are not listed,
none were indicated in the
John & Misty Burnsed to John &
Kristin Sharman Jr., in Jerry Thomas
Subdivision, $98,000.
Fred & Kim Munson Jr. to Sharon
Cunningham, Christine & Preston Wil-
son, in Hunter's Ridge at Glen Planta-
tion, $240,400.
Laetonia Drayton & Wallace Ca-
son to Laetonia Drayton, in 27-3S-
19E, $10.
Eugene & Donna Richardson to
Bryan & Melissa Richardson, in 30-
Carolyn Gatlin to Lewis Gatlin in 7-
3S-22, $10,000.
Jerry & Angela Thomas to Henry
Duckworth, in Smokerise, $177,000.
Mitch & Jerri Canaday, Timothy &
Melody Combs to James Roberts, in
Fox Ridge Estates, $143,900,
Mitch & Jerri Canaday, Timothy &
Melody Combs to Richard & Patriciad
Harvey, in Fox Ridge Estates,
Steven & Debra Kelly to Jeffrey &
Jennifer Brown, in Copper Creek
Hills; $390,000.
Jerrell & Lisa Mobley Jr. to Lee &
Baker Properties, in 8-3S-22E,
Maronda Homes Inc. of Florida to
Justin & Liza Webb, in Cypress
Pointe, $203,720.
Charles Romine to John Johnson,.
in 18-4S-20E, $10,000.
* T.J. & Lyma Raulerson to Terri
Naugher, in 29-3S-19E, $59,500.
Travis & Phyllis Rhoden to Travis
& Brandi Rhoden, in 25-2S-20E, $10.
Selena Roberts to Marcus &
Tiffany Mclnarnay, in Jerry Thomas
Subdivision, $107,000.
William & James Morris to Oscar
& Susan Gray, in 32-2S-22E,
Thelma Coleman to Marlene &
Frank Laidler, in 10-1S-20E.
David & Angela Harrell to Thomas
& Tina Rhoden, in Ridge Estates,
Joan Bennett to Michael Kisio, in
29-3S-19E, $100,000.
George Rhoden to Azie Allart, in
Deerwood Estates, $11,900.
Dykes & Associates Construction
Inc. to Douglas & Mary Stombock, in
Copper Creek Hills, $50,000.
Patrick & Christy Linster to
Michael & Kimberlee Roach, in Can-
non Heights, $305,000.
John & Gail Curtis to Patrick &
Christy Linster, in Cannon Heights.
Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota NA
to Sheldon & Vanessa Hutchins, in
William Knabb Addition, $60,900.
Bennie Clements to Deborah
Clements, in Macclenny II, $10.
David & Christina Couch to James
& Pamela King Jr., in Doe Run II at
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dual sinks ,in maslei balth. garage
doc'r *:pener. coach lights and
10 x 19 aluminum screened porch.
w'ialtable Apni. $220,150

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coach light irrigation system,
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Glen Plantation, $82,000.
James Crews to Amber Jewell &
Pinkey Bryant, in Cypress. Creek Sub-
division, $55,000.
Jody & Thomas Dyal to James
Crews, in 6-1S-21E, $25,000.
James Milton to Fred & .Kim Mun-
son, in 33-2S-22E, $130,000.
Donald & Joann Rountree & Glen
Forest LLC to Kevin & Christina
Antrosiglio, in 29-2S-21E, $145,000.
Betty Thomas to Martha Rain, in
S8-1S-21E, $10.
Mary & Bobby Pafford to Jonathan
& Amanda Hodges, in 15-4S-20E,
Francis Ross to Woodlawn Green
LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $140,000.
Doris Miller to Woodlawn Green
LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $140,000.
Billie Freeman to Woodlawn Green
LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $140,000.
.Kate Wolfe to Woodlawn Green
LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $140,000.
Marjorie McComas to Woodlawn
Green LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $140,000.
Jimmy & Dixie Hodges to Wood-
lawn Green LLC, in 8-3S-22E,
Calvin. Hodges Jr. to Woodlawrh
Green LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $140,000.
Eugene & Agnes Hodges, Sara
Gamble, Johnny & Martha Hodges,
Mary .& Donnie Williams, Betty
Hodges, Susan Orberg, Marcus
Hodges, Willie Hodges Jr., Patrick
Hodges & Laurie Southey to Wood-
lawn Green LLC, in 8-3,S-22E,
Donnie & Mary Williams to Wood-

lawn Green LLC, in 8-3S-22E,
Otis Hodges, Eugene & Agnes
Hodges, Sara Gamble, Johnny &
Martha Hodges, Jack Hodges, Betty
Hodges, Susan Orberg, Marcus
Hodges, Willie Hodges Jr., Patrick
Hodges & Laurie Southey to Donnie &
Mary Williams, in 8-3S-22E.
Jack Hodges Sr., to Woodlawn
Green LLC, in 8-3S-22E, $300,000.
Sandra Dugger to Gene & Angelina
Dugger, in 35-2S-20E.
Stacy Vonk to Riley Yarborough Jr.,
in 19-2S-22E, $35,000.
Outfitterz Investments Inc., to Pe-
ter Ranucci & Stacey Romano, in 14-
4S-20E, $129,900.
Richard & Paige Ferguson Jr. to
Larry & Eva Sigers, in 16-2S-21E,
Kennedy-Harris Properties to John
& Audrey Kennedy, in 1-3S-20E,
Ruth & Paul Wheaton to Christo-
pher Wheaton, in Deerfield Lot, $10.
Susan Padgett'to Susan & Derrick
Padgett, in Macclenny.
Mildred Rhoden to J.N. & Linda
Canaday, in 28-1S-21E, $10..
lona Fish to Paul Jones Sr., in 32-
1S-21E, $10.
Homes by Gray to Ronald & Anna
Hayden, in Copper Creek Hills,
Russell Wiesemeyer to Lucinda Ko-
rkowski, in 7-3S-21E, $10.
Azie Allart to Christopher & Patty
Denmark, in Deerwood .Estates.
Patricia & Benjamin Fish to Tommv

& Carla Howard, in Family Oak Es-
tates, $10.
Donna Horne & Matthew Walker to
Matthew & Natalie Walker, in 1-2S-
21E, $10.
Premier Sky Trust to Buddy & Su-
*san Martin, in 19-3S-21E.
G&G Pacific Trust to Premier Sky
Trust, in 19-3S-21E, $10.
Diane Arwine to Thomas Arwine, in
35-2S-21E, $10.
David & Clarence Jones to Richard
& Lori Smola, in 32-2S-22E, $20,000.
Wayne & Laura Raulerson to
Michael & Connie Deese, in Owen
Acres, $141,500.
Cypress Pointe of Macclenny LLC
to Maronda Homes, in Cypress
'Pointe, $126,000.
Jean Kelley to Richard & Linda Kin-
cade, in 21-1S-21E Lots 3 & 6.
Bethel' Johns to James &, Linda
Brown Sr., in 27-1N-20E, $14,500.
Glen Plantation LTD to Kasey
Crews, in Pheasant Run, $37,500.
Adam Hickman to Angie Hickman,
in Barbers Subdivision, $10.
Roger & Carol Shiltz to David
Bassile, in Macclenny Woods,
Michael & Lisa Jones to Mitchell &
Jerri Canaday, in 12-2S-21E,
$20,000. "
Homes by Gray Inc. to Timothy Pa-
tricia Thomas, in Copper Creek Hills,
Thomas Farrell to Renee Ranucci,
in 81S-21E, $145,000.
William Farrell Jr., Gloria & Saprina
Farrell to Thomas Farrell, in 8-1S-21E,

WLW Enterprises Inc. & James
Davis to Jimmy & Dixie Hodges,Terry
Harrington, in Lancaster Glen,
$150,000. '
Julie Michaud to Anthony Michaud,
in Allen Lands, $10.
(Late February Land
Sales on Page 3)

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 9, 2006 Section B Page Three

End of February land transactions

The following land transactions
were recorded in the Baker
County courthouse February
16-28. Values are derived from
documentary stamps. Many
descriptions are by S(ection)
T(ownship) R(ange). If acreage
or price are not listed, none
were indicated in the docu-

Ted McGlaughlin to Kenneth Mira-
cle, in Pine Ridge Acres, $130,000.
Mary Mixon to William & Geraldine
Coffman, in Hummingbird Trail,
Timothy Mixon to Mary Mixon, in
Hummingbird Trail, $10..
Marlene & John Blanton Jr., to Tim-
othy Mixon, in Hummingbird Trail,
Laura & Robert Childs Jr., to Chad
& Cassandra Gullage, in Fox Ridge Es-
tates, $143,900.
Marilyn Johns to Virgil Johns, in
21-3S-21E, $2,500.
Judy King to James Collins, in 31-
2S-22E, $10.
James Collins to Judy Kins, in 31-
2S-22E, $10.
James & Martha Duval to James
Collins, in 31.2S-22E, $3,075.
Roy & Laverne Couey to Dyess
Couey, in 29-3S-19E.
Annie Hollings to Annie Hollings,
Linda Ross & Linda James, in 32-2S-
Joan Smith to Katey Velting, in 8-
2S-22E, $10.
R.H. Davis & Thomas Rhoden to
Bobby & Patricia Powell, in Macclen-
ny, $17,750.
Rolling Meadows of Macclenny LLC
to Drees Homes of Florida Inc., in
Rolling Meadows, $115,140.
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to Rolling Meadows of Macclenny

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2S-22E, $10.
Joseph & Connie Magnone to Dou-
* glas Klotz, in 5-3S-22E, $91,343.
Patricia & Donald Gray to Joseph &
Connie Magnone, in 5-3S-22E.
Chad & Cassandra Gullage to Paul
& Jennifer Anderson, in Ridge Es-
tates, $75,000.
Todd & Stacie Vitelli to Sophina
Im, in Quail Hollow, $64,900.
Ronald & Charlotte Wills to Robert
& Patricia Padgett, in 29-2S-22E,
Eugene & Mazie Barlow to Kenny
& Betty Norman,. in 7-3S-22E,
Millard Bryant to Robert & Sherry
Williams, in 15-4S-20E, $10,
Terry & Deloris Quails to Carroll
Wanamaker, in Cuyler Field,
Turkey Creek Farms LLP to Arnold
Johns & Richard Jenkins, in 14S-20E,
$20,000. : .
Hugh Rhoden to Tara & Robert
Jenson, in Timberlane Subdivision, in
Edward Groves to Darien & Tamara
Groves, in 2-4S-21E, $10.
Lee.& Kimberly Klenk to Sonia Car-
rasquillo, in 1-1S-20E, $90,000.
Michael & Donna DeHartto Daniel
& Alisha Fountain, in 20-1S-21E,
Janet Teague to Gerald Rhoden. in
Macclenny, $25,000.
Gloria Graves to Gloria Graves &
Donna Sapp, in Milton Addition, $10.
Overstreet & Associates to Jerry &
Lynette Mareth, in Hunter's Ridge,
Jimmy. John & Elaine Sikes to Jim-
my, Susan, John & Elaine Sikes, in,
Allen Lands.
Clarence & Ellen Caldwell to Jerrell .
& Sandra Mobley, in 16-2S-21E, $10.
Nancy Jones & Ellen Caldwell to
Jerrell & Sandra Mobley. in 16-2S-
21E. $10.
Cyntnia Bridger & Ellen Caldwell to
Jerrell & Sandra Mobley, in 16-2S-
21E, $10.
Douglas Mobley to Jerrell Mobley,
in Glen St. Mary. $10.

CNH Capital America LLC to Dou-
glas Mobley, in Glen St. Mary,
Joey Dobson, Sheriff of Baker
County to Case Credit Corporation, in
Glen St. Mary, $3,500.
Norman & Mary Ruise to Robin,
Carla & Pamela Woolbright & Kareem
Cook, in 1-3S-20E, $45,000.
John & Audrey Kennedy to Norman
Ruise & Mary Woolbright, in 1-3S-
20E, $10.
Dykes & Associates Construction
Inc., to Robert & Stapy hill, in Copper
Creek Hills, $50,000.
Mattie Givens to Gary Williams, in
Luther King Drive, $400.
Leonard & Patricia.Stalvey to Tony
& Snanna Bloxham, in Tobacco Patch,
David & Vonnie Phillips to Clarence
& Brenda Lawson, in $65,000.
Joseph & Grace Defee to Joseph,,
Grace Defee, in Sanderson. $10.
Solomon Burnsed to William &
Marci Muncy, in 13-2S-21, $10.
Earl & Reathea Harris to Earl,
Reatnea & Steve Harris, in 13-3S-
21E, $10.
Inez Burnsed to Julius & Virginia
Evans, in 30-2S-22E, $10.
Leslie Bryan to James Yarborough,
in 8-3S-22E. $25,000.
Joyce & Gerald Bakei to Wanda
Thorn, in 35-2S-21E, $59,000.
Mitch & Jerri Canaday, Timotry &
Melody Combs to Henry Cichoski Jr.,
in Fox Ridge, $149,900.
Mitch & Jerri Canaday, Timnothy &
Melody Combs to Sharon Dolby, in
Fox Ridge. $145.900.
Mitch & Jerri Canaday, Timothy &
Melody Combs to Joseph & Donna
Ruis, in Fox Ridge, $155.000.
Shirley & Warren Williams to John
Williams, in 4-3S-22E.
James & Betty Tomlinson to David
& Tracie Gatto, in 25-2S-21E,
Carol Cox & Robert Morton Jr., to
Phillip Crews, in E.R. Rhoden Addi-
tion, $68,000.
Hugh Rhoden to Robert & Tania
Micnell. in Timberlane Subdivision,
$160,500.' '

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Commercial Lot 14,000 sq. ft. 100
ft. frontage on SR 121. Located
between Waille House and Day',
Inn. adjacent to 1-10. $125,000.
Lot on Little St. lMary's River, con-
veniently located between Glen St.
Mary and Macclenny. This heaNvil1I
wooded lot is restricted to site built
homes only. ', acre + priced at
Nice 3 BR/I BA frame home with
new \inyl siding and CHIA. Re-
cently remodeled and ready to nim\e
into Located on Tony Gi\ens Road
in Sanderson on I ace. .Affordably
priced at $136,500.

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904-724-7 WOOO
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Bring the kids and their horses. 14.88 nice acres. Part hay field and par
wooded with small creek and catfish pond. 3 BR, 2 BA double\ ide MH
\with extra hookup lor a second NIH and tk\o e\tra wells. Convenient to
Jackson\ ille. Located on NW 216 th Street in Lawt te\. Priced at $179.000.

Icry Clean 3BR/2BA on .77 acre.
Thi 1995 14\x6 single%'ide mobile
home h.is been cleaned & freshl',
painted. Located on a pavcd ioad and
read\ to mo\e in. Nice area on
ludliakc Rd. AflordulNe at $64.900.

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7 90 acres close t intersectionlf CR 125 & CF 127 Zoned tr home nra nobhte
nMame not older than 5 years One of very few large parrcs left witl zoriing lor
mobile home. Reduced $94.500 00
Murray Hi/Lakeshore
GCmme-rial building with 3004 SF that ctui be rented to 3 tenants.
$450 000 Commercial 2 slay, 3153 SF INildling thIt can accomrrodate 3
Tenari. T350,000
A little piece of heaven on the St. Mary's River
Don't miss this portunly. A pstiner river lot with a 212 all Cvpre-; home sit-
ting on 2 5 acIj is ofthe earth
Cvpress sidrig Po s Wotd burn-
ing fireplace.,'... J IIM |rfI to l1 In this
ad Horm nneds Io te finished and buyer will pay $3000 1ikwards firni ii g 2nd
BR and BA Price a bargain at $189,9.)0.
Bring on the Investors
.43 arre comn for, mjned commercial, entry trorn Easl Bl.-. and road frornti
on SR 90 Pre-detanimlne pre-apiroved fTora 5.00 sOq t building plus 10:86
Aq [1 tor paved area No V WeJrrds' Permil detecrninatlon in hand lor a mini-stor-
ape. Incredible investment ptrenibal in bthe Cy of Maiclanny Only 3165 ([G)
$P'lte. will do over i firinrcing 'iith 20'% dowri or bring a cashr ofler arid we cJan

S3 BRi2 PA. iUpd3ld 1 9; DW.MH on 2
...... *c res with spit '1l r pan, above gr atnd ei l
new9 green fretal rorf4 erH:ed alnd cr.ss
Sfenceo. outside storage shed and owner willi
le.ve hot h b itlai has w ,e-e. iismilie yet

West Jacksonville
8.35 ar s vith 1400 SF brick lir.ine that Was not romipleted Sonie tfanli-ig
and electric have been done. Seplic and well on propeoy hutl are not guaran-
teed to work. There is a pond on he pr"pet, and is zoie for llvetc.l- Ha.;
chdin link findrng $6r0i,OLX
nterlachen Lake Access
22 aIre lot c Iritplacthen wilt hCccess to heauhiti Like GranrJii Very low of
Illesi lots are INpf Most have ieen puin:chased by investors $15 ') 00 O
Cozy, Comfy & Affordable
DonL' miss this 4-12, 2052 sq rL O'NMH on 118 ol serene, scenic cres This
home is in immacjulale cor-liaion, ,wwc, lanoleuin wiood iors huge .open floor
plan, livig rooin. dining area great rLim. Wvide open kithhan wtth lols of room
to roam Thei test part olf thi piecs;e ti he bad-. covaited parlo that loOkE ;ut o11
] b,3utifully landiicayErd ba, :k./yaldO f)ii.iit with I ully -At'kel pond l.:I c
bIE-.- andJ e".l irn: le o 3 c io gro.v Only 11_1=.9'lU Firl-d I0 ;ell la,- t nil
oav.1yi This p:eo al. ,orne COhi i r. lial prI.!.fj to I bul ,, 'u i o see,
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Moniac/St George
L,.,vely slartr 2 100 28.*:48 Flo eer .
mobile lin le. 3BRGBA home ',ith split
iloor plan Large eat in iilchien, lI.i -
n-L,litr bath ..'ih ,-irden t adri ind pa-
rjle -w'vr Addld. tdiinjs-- f]ti pond
stri.'.ki i, ithi breani & Catfish 2 uilil/
shed; and rear rkeck vt- ch a ci'imer lo on Hiqr.-vay 185 .99,900.00
St. Mary's River Bluff
iurgeous 4BR213A leervuOod n 5 7 -b
ad.s r1 f L Lltituill, dl'id r dt1'i proper.
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fee[l brand r.c. Justl north olthhe FL.'fp lire in wal.jn, i;tan' ol rle St
tarv'- River. DPn't mlss all this value lo only $129l 00

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They should be mailed to: Classified
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all advertising will be limited to the
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time, the ad continues to run without
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then that party assumes full pay-
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County Press reserves the right to
refuse advertising or any other mate-
rial which in the opinion of the pub-
lisher does not meet standards of

SNice 3 pillow sofa, $200; rocker re-
cliner, $175; PVC patio set with large
table, 4 chairs, 2 gliders & end table,
$600. Call after 4:00 pm. 259-6794.
Just arrived at The Franklin Mercan-
tile windchimes, retro gliders, silk
palms, FENTON, yard accessories.
Friday Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
at the Railroad Crossing in Glen. 259-
,6040. .... 3/9-16c
'Fish ponds dug for the dirt for free or
at reduced rate if close enough to
Macclenny. Sands Land Develop-
ment, Inc. 653-2493 or 904-445-8836.
Good used appliances, 90 day mon-
ey back guarantee. 266-4717.2/9-5/4p
Firewood. Great deals on oak. Call
485-0797 or 588-6687. 2/23-3/16p
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
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
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany,
can be seen at Southern Charm. 259-
4140. 12/9tfc
Solid wood coffee table, light col-
ored with glass inserts, $75. 275-
3007. 3/16tfc
Artists!'Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
Solid wood cherry sleigh-bed with
mattress& boxsprings, retail $950,
sacrifice for $395, can deliver. 904-
858-9350. 3/16-4/6p
Dining table & six chairs with Baker's
rack, $300; sofa & loveseat, $300; en-
tertainment center, $100; 55 gal.
aquarium & stand, $50; 10 gun cabi-
net, $25.759-5898. 3/16-23p
Luxury queen pillowtop, in plastic,
must sell, $199.904-398-5200.
\ 3/16-4/6p
Cream colored Italian lacquer display
cabinet, lighted with glass shelves,
perfect for dining room or little girl's
bedroom, $300 OBO, 84"Hx51"-
Wx18"D. 259-9142. 3/16p
Prom dresses, 6 to choose from,
sizes 18-24, $100 each. 259-3784.
Queen orthopedic set, $129, new, in
plastic, can deliver. 904-398-5200.
Used washer & dryer, $125 for both;
free puppies. 259-3794. 3/16p
Set of 3/2 floor plans, 1632 SF. We
decided to buy not build. 259-3334 or
477-9446. 3/16p
King pillowtop, new with warranty,
$259, can deliver. 904-391-0015.
2002 Honda XR80R dirtbike, easy
start, excellent condition, $1300 firm.
259-9085. 3/16c
52" big screen TV. Hitachi Ultravision
Projection TV, perfect condition, must
sell. 275-2285 or 259-2105. 3/16-23p

Big Field Auction, April 1st, 10:00
am', Hwy 90 W by Sanderson Post Of-
fice. Selling RVs, trucks, farm tractors
& equipment trailers stock & en-
closed, furniture & miscellaneous
items. 10% buyer's premium or 5%0
discount 'for cash. To consign, call
275-2022 or 259-8453. AU3386.

1996 Caprice Classic. 67,000 miles.
$5295, very very clean, 1 owner, Joe
Rhoden. 259-3216. 3/16p
1993 Buick Roadmaster. $3000. Call
after 4:00 pm 259-6794. 3/16p
1991 Ford Taurus, $800. 259-3181 or
259-1367. 3/16p
2000 Kia Spectra. 4 cylinder, auto-
matic. 66,000 miles. 259-3334 or 904-
477-9446. 3/16p
1998 Chevy Tahoe, leather, power, 4
WD. $6999. 371-0261. 3/16p
1993 Ford Taurus, loaded, only
66,000 miles, V6, $1900 OBO; 1992
Lincoln Continental, loaded, V6, cold
a/c, $2000 OBO; excellent gas
mileage on both. 904-591-291 6.
1994 Ford F150, cold a/c, must see,
extra clean, low miles, $5800 OBO.
465-3841. 3/16p

Lawn care. Residehlial lawn care,
pressure washing & odd jobs. Call
259-6531 or 904-415-1159 cell.
A'Donna Jackson's Income Tax Ser-
vice. Save money with me on filing
your taxes. Electronic filing available.
Located in Glen St. Mary 759-0884.
'Tree trimming removal and clean up.
Licensed and insured. 259-7968.
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in
good condition. Call Karin at Southern
Charm 259-4140. 2/13tfc
Do you have a junk car or truck you
want hauled off or to sell? 259-7968.

Guided trail ride, March 18, 2006, 5-
6 hours, our horse $50, your horse -
$20, lunch included. For reservations,
call Aaron Fish at 259-2229. 3/9-16p
Dogs: all types from puppies to
adults. Animal Control, $50 boarding
fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Registered English Bulldog puppies,
$750.259-1979. 3/9-16p
7 week old female Dachshund pup-
py, $300. 904-294-8653. 3/16p
Happy Jack mange medicine pro-
motes healing & hair growth to any
mange, bare spot, on dogs & horses
without steriods. Glen Cash Store
259-2381 www.e-stitch.com3/16-4/6p
Rednose puppies, 7 weeks old, 4 fe-
male, chocolate, $200 each, shots &
wormed. 259-8673. 3/16p
Free to good home. Pit Bulls, 1 year
old female & 6 month old male. 653-
1956. 3/16p

Sitter for family cats (2 adults) for a
nine month period while building
home. Non-smoking house, cats are
declawed & spayed. We will provide
food. 653-1230 or 318-4993.3/16-23p

Lost: Friday March 10th, black Toy
Poodle, male, has cataracts, hard of
hearing, lost in Glen area, needs
medication. If you have any informa-
tion, please call 259-3304. 3/16p

Notice to readers:
The newspaper. often publishes classified
advertising on subjects like work-at-home,
weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable dis-
cretion in deciding on publication of such
ads, it lakes no responsibility as to the
truthfulness of claims. Respondents
should use caution and common sense
Delore sending any money or making olher
commitments based on statements andor
promises; demand specifics in writing. You
can also call the Federal Trade Commis-
sion al 1-877-FTC-HELP to find out how to
spot Iraudulent solicitations. Remember: if
it sounds too good to be true. it probably
is. -The Baker County Press
Company specializing in erosion
control now hiring the following posi-
tions: crew leaders, equipment opera-
tors. laborers, class A CDL drivers.
Valid driver's license is a must. Fax re-
sume to 904-275-3292 or call 275-
4960. EOE/drug free workplace.3/16p
A/C and duct installers, must be ex-
perienced and dependable. 259-8038.
Local construction company is
seeking experienced pipelayers,
loader and dozer operators, hillman
and tailman. Benefits include: compet-
itive: wages, 401(k) and health insur-
ance. Please contact Southern Devel-
opment Corp. at 904-727-7483.

Burnham Construction, Inc. is look-
ing for qualified skilled workers. Pipe
foreman, pipe layers, tailman, hillman,
operators and laborers. Excellent ben-
efits. Medical, dental, life, paid holi-
days, paid vacation. Experience pre-
ferred. Dependable transportation a
must. Apply in person at 151 S. 7th
St., or call 259-5360. EEO. Drug Free
Workplace. CUC#1224176.
Earthworks of Northeast Florida,
Inc. seeks a Project Estimator. We
are a site and underground utility con-
tactor working for private developers.
This position will be responsible for
estimating, soliciting bids, assembling
pricing for proposals and preparing
budgets and schedules. Compensa-
tion package is competitive and is
based on experience in the industry.
Please fax resume to 904-653-2801
or e-mail to EARTHWORKS@-
setel.net. Or you may apply in person
at 11932 N. SR 121, Macclenny, FL.
32063.904-653-2800. EOE/DFWP.
Water extraction, mold remediation
techs wanted. Rebuild experience a
plus. 904-387-9399. 3/9-16p




ing.toys, games & household items.

Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools. 259-5877. 12/30ttc
Local home health care agencyseek
-ing full time Physical Therapist for lo-
cal and surrounding areas. Call 259-
3111 for details. 2/24tfc
Specialized heavy hauler is seeking
qualified drivers to work on a regional
basis. Applicants must have a mini-
mum of 1 year verifiable Class A dri-
ving experience. Heavy haul or
flatbed experience is preferred; loan
securement training is available for
drivers with limited experience. Com-
pany drivers can expect to earn $35K
to $55K annually on ourcommission
pay system. Average time away from
home is, 3 nights per week & 1 Week-.
end per month. Other benefits in-
clude health insurance, 401(k), semi
annual bonus up to $1000 & paid va-
cation. Contact Gary Ayers at 904-
378-3686 or fax resume to 904-744-
6969, e-mail to gary@arlingtonheavy-
hauling.com. 3/16-4/6p
Job opening at Nature & Heritage
Tourism Center. Receive visitors, give
directions &'provide special assis-
tance to visitors at Ihe center in White
Springs. Must be 55 or older & meet
low income guidelines. Please contact
DOris Cedar or Louise Griffin at the,
Osceola.National Forest at 386-752-
2577. 3/16-23c

Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-?, 540 Linda
St. Lots of stuff. Moving sale.
Friday 8:30 am-1:00 pm, 505 S. 7th St. Ext.
Furniture, kitchen, household goods. cloth-
ing, etc. Everything must go! Frances Pad-
Friday & Saturday 7:00 am-?. Whispering
Pines, 6087 Wells Rd. Lots & lots of stuff.
Saturday 7-00 am-3:00 pm. 8587 Brown
Rd., behind the old Shep's liquidation center.
Some furniture. TVs. etc.

V & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm,
e Hodges Rd., across form Wendys,
signs. Women, men & children's cloth-
Too much to list. Mulli-family. Rain

Part time witn full time potential.
Looking for motivated, qualified per-
son in Baker and surrounding coun-
ties. Experience in sales helpful. Re-
ply with resume and references to
P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063.
Travel photography studio seeks
sales rep for in-store coupon sales for
upcoming photography events in the
north Florida area; limited travel. 386-
752-8553. 3/2-24p
Driver needed. Class A or B, Haz-
mat, clean driving-record. Apply in
person or- call Les at L.V. Hiers, Inc.
259-2314. 3/9-16c
Pest Control lawn tech needed,
$26K, will train, good benefits. valid
Florida driver's license. Call 726-9334.
ASE certified mechanic with tools,
local company, up to $25/ihour, based
on certificates & experience. 259-
3513. 3/16p
Log scaler/analyst position available.
Prefer 2 year degree with Forestry or
Business Management. We are. an
EECC. drug free workplace. 401(k),
health/dental!life insurance, paid holi-
days/vacations. Apply at Gilman
Building Products, 6640 CR 218,
Maxville, FL, or fax resume to 904-
289-7736. 3/16-23c


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Retail sales, full-time, no experience
necessary, honest & dependable,
friendly work environment, westside
area. Call Family Carpets at 786-
2000. 3/9tfc
Class "A" Mechanic for 3rd shift
maintenance crew. Must have 5 years
experience. Pay $16.96 plus .26 shift
diff.. We are an EECC, drug free
workplace. 401(k), health/dental, paid
holidays/vacations. Apply at Gilman
Building Products, CR 218, Maxville,
FL. 289-7261 or fax resume to 289-
7736. 3/16p
Site/utility company needs PM/Est,
superintendent, pipe foreman, opera-
tors, pipe layers, heelman, tailmen.
Top pay. benefits. Apply at 6507 W
Beaver St. @ Lane Ave., Jacksonville.
Dump truck driver with Class A
CDL. Haul dirt, limerock, move equip-
ment with trailer. Local and some Jax
area. Contact Buddy Franks at 591-.
5540. 3/16-23p

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Baker County. St. Mary's River, 10
acres, 700 ft. on river with small while
sandy beach. secluded, high and dry,
fenced, large oak and pine trees, pic-
ture perfect, beautiful property. Only
$200.000.259-7574. 2/23-3/16c
1992 Fleetwood SW on '/: acre +,
needs a little TLC, $65,900. 904-497-
2481 or 497-2482. 3/9-30p
FSBO. 3 BR. 2 BA on two city lots in
Macclenny. Call 259-4354 or 338-
4026. 3'16-23p
2003 doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, 1680
SF on 1 acre, all new appliances,
$89,500. 904-408-9515 or 904-626-
2612. 3/2tfc
FSBO. 2 BR. 2 BA on 3 acres in Tay-
lor with access to river. Call 259-4354
or 338-4026. 3/16-23p
FSBO. 2 BR, 1 BA house in Glen.
Owner financing. $85.000.874-6100.

3 BR, 2 BA double wide'on 1 acre,
fenced, dead end road, close to Inter-
state 10 & schools, Glen St. Mary.
Call Tom at 338-7154 or 338-7153.
City Lot, South Boulevard, Macclen-
ny. Appraised at $19,000; asking
$17,900. Financing available. 759-
5734. 3/2tfc
FSBO. 3 BR, 1 BA on 2 city lots in
Glen. 259-4354 or 338-4026.3/16-23p
2 BR, 1 BA home on large city lot in
Macclenny. Carport & additional
bonus room or extra bedroom,
$105,000. Owner financing. 334-1902
or 874-6100. 3/16p
Buildable lot or '/2 acre, zoned
RCMH.5, $45,000. 338-4026 or 476-
8907. 3/16-4/6p

2 BR, 1 BA mobile home on Mud-
lake Road, completely remodeled.
Water, washing machine & lawn ser-
vice furnished. $500/month, 1st, last
& $300 deposit. Call 259-4884. 3/16p
3 BR, 2 BA on country lot, $600 de-
posit, $600/month, absolutely no pets.
references required. Leave message
259-6616. 3/9-16p
Georgia Bend. Country 2 BR, 1 BA
house. $500/month. $350 deposit.
references please. 777-8880. 3/9-16p
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, no pets.
garbage pickup and water provided.
$600 per month, $600 deposit. 912-
843-8118. 12/22ttc
3 BR, 1 BA brick home with carport
on 2 acres in quiet neighborhood in
Sanderson, no pets or smoking.
$725/month plus deposit and last
month's rent. 859-3026. 3/2ffc
1 acre lot for mobile home in Mace-
donia aiea off Odcis Yarborough. Call
Brian at 759-5734 or 259-6735.
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, CH/A.
$515/month, 1st. last and $300 de-
posit, no pets. We supply water,
household trash pickup and lawn ser-
vice. 259-7335. 3/2tfc
New 3 BR. 2 BA brick home with
bonus room. 2 car garage on beauti-
ful 5 acres in south Sanderson, no
smoking or pets. $1500/month plus
deposit and last month's rent. 859-
3026. 3/2tfc
3 BR, 2 BA brick home with garage
in quiet neighborhood in Glen on 4
beautiful acres, $900/month, 1st, last
& $500 deposit. 259-8875. 3/16p

Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550' plus deposit. 904-
860-4604 or 259-6156. 3/17tfc
2 BR, 1 BA apartment in Glen, be-
hind Mercantile Bank, nice & clean,
$615/month includes water, sewer &
garbage. 259-8726. 3/16c
Cypress Pointe. 3 BR, 2 BA brand
new house with screen porch. For
,rent or lease with one year contract,
$1450/month, $500 deposit. 407-
810-8363 or 407-9330 ask for
Michael. 3/16-30p
10800 Morningside Lane, 1 BR,
$315/month, $315 deposit, no pets.
259-8140. 3/15tfc
Macclenny. Beautiful brand new 4
BR, 2'/- BA, family, formal dining
room, living rom, $1600/month. 1st
month & security deposit. 904-714-
2377. 3/16-23p
1 BR apartment. $500/month, $500
security deposit. 904-553-8857.
3 BR, 2'/2 BA in city on h' acre
closed to schools, new tile, $650 de-
posit, $950/month, fenced yard. 904-
334-0972 or 259-1975. 3/16p

Smoky Mountain cabin, trout
stream, near Cherokee, Gatlinburg &
Dollywood, $325 per week. 386-752-
0013. 3/16-6/1 p

Large commercial office space
available for lease. 859-3026. 3'2tnc



Well Drilling

2" & 4" Wells

Call Roger or Roger Dale

Family Owned & Operated
SLicensed & Insured ;C

3 office spaces, Pitman Profession-
al Building, 288 SF, $550/month in-
cluding utilities. 219-4225 or 591-
2840. 3/2-30c;

1993 doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, ex-
cellent condition, new appliances,
some furniture will stay, $35,000.
Ready to be moved to your land. For
more information, call 259-1461.

Classi'ed ads must be in by
Monday at 4:30 pm

Dwwwver-Dedicated Channel

A!g. $818 $1018/Wk.

65% preloaded/pretarped

Jacksonville, FL Terminal

CDL-A req'd


The Baker County Press March 9, 2006 Section B Page Five

e,?) CITY

168 Duty Days Tenured Track to Commence August 2006

Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate hours in discipline; Medical
Doctorate; or Masters with 18 graduate hours in work centered on Anatomy &
Physiology. Ability to also teach Biology, physical Science or other science
related course desired.

Master's Degree in Humanities or Master's %ith at least 18 graduate hours in
Humanities or related disciplines. Ability to teach in 3 disciplines (Art, Music
and History or Literature) preferred.

Master's Degree %%ith at least 18 graduate hours in Mathematics prefix cours-
es. Ability to use graphing calculators and computers.

Application deadline: Application and materials must arrive by
April 14, 2006 to guarantee consideration.
Persons interested should provide college application, \ita and photocopies of
transcripts. AMl foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation
and evaluation. Salary based on education and experience.

Position details and application available on the web at: ~wv\i.1lakecirvcc.edu
Human Resource Dei elopment
Lake Citr Commumnity College
149 SE College Place
Lake City. FL 32025
Phone:i 386i1754-4314 : Fa\:(386 754-4594
E-mail: boencherg@'lakecitNcc edu

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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

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Home repairs Remodeling
Mark Stevens
Lic#RR(Olf0 433 I ,--.. 1_,29y-,_p

Free estimates
'CAO46197 5/2 t


Garbage pickup for Baker .County
Roll off Dumpsters
Kent Kirkland, Owner/Operator
All types of pest control
Call Eston, Shannon, Bryan,
Bill or Philip
Beverly Monds Owner
We build in-ground pools
We sell and install
DOUGHBOY above-ground pools
Service Renovations Cleaning
Repairs Chemicals Parts
698-E West Macclenny Ave.
(next to Raynor's Pharmacy)
Spring & Summer hours:
Monday Friday
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Saturday 10 am 3 pm

(CPC 053903)


Or any other jobs
Call John
904-302-2025 cell
259-4227 home

Hearing' Air Electrical service,
Licensed and Insured
Lie #ETI 10lll0707
Lic: #RA13067193, :
Lie #RA13106719-4 4,'21fc
Sand ~-Field dirt Slag hauled
904-445-8836 days
904-653-2493 evenings

For hire
Dirt Slag
622-7489 or 259-7452
Tires Rims Exhaust
Buckshot Goodyear Michelin
Nitto BOSS Eagle MSR
Custom exhaust Flowmaster
Turbo, Glaspaks
Call today for the best price!

Solid wood cabinet
Modulars -Custom wc
Leroy Johannes


Complete site & underground
utility contractor
Land clearing
We sell dirt & slag
Hourly rate available on:
grader, dozer & trackhoe work
Mitch Canaday, Jr.

3/16-23p CU-C057126



Well drilling
Water conditioning purification
New septic systems
Drain field repairs

We're your water experts
Celebrating our 29th year.in business
Credit cards gladly accepted
Fully licensed & insured
Florida & Georgia
Tractor work Flexible prices
Distance no problem
Free estimates Insured
O94_'7105l I _

Engineered trusses for your
Home Barn Shed Et
Free estimates

Air conditioners Heat pu
Major appliances *
24 hour, 7 day emergency se
Call Vince Famesi, Owner-0


2/2-4/27p Tim Sweat
Licensed Insured Bonded
)N/ Transport Set-up MH Pads
KING 904-275-2767

Free estimates.
Scotty Rhoden
Jerrod Rhoden


Septic Tanks. Tractor Work,
New Sslems. Repairs.
Sump Pumps. Cuahens.
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Screen rooms Patio co
Room additions

2" wells
838-3517 266-4956
e-mail: welldriller@bellsouth.net

2" and 4" wells
Roger Raulerson

2/5tfc RR.K. MUSE
Custom Homes
ON ~Residential ~ Commercial-;
lvers, ~New construction~-
1/19-7/6p 545-8316 cell
WELL Keith Muse, Owner
- CBC#1250391 1/12-3/9p

Lawn mowing ~ Tractor work
Clean-up ~ Hauling.
Commercial.- residential
Many references on request
30 years experience
New roofs Roof repairs
Roof replacement
Free estimates

Licensed & Insured
Free estimates
Call Stephen at


So many options!
See our catalogs at
The Office Mart
110 South 5th Street

Water softeners Iron filters
Sales Rentals Service
Total \waer softener supplies

Salt delnter
~ Financing available ~
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny

Custom house plans
to your specifications
Qualified Goodreferenc

Finish grading Dirt level
Mowing ~ Culverts,
Slag driveways
Licensed and Insured


Cuivens In.talled
Tim Johnson
High quality work
No job too big or small
New construction & remodel work
Sam 904-338-6101
David 259-8786

es Tree removal Light hauling
4/30tfc Stump removal
)R We haul or buy junk cars and trucks
We sell horses
Licensed Insured
ing Free estimates
24 hour service
Call Danny
Jesus is the Only Way
.., 11/4-11/4/06p

Full lawn service at
affordable prices
Free estimates
Call Billy

Oils, acrylics, watercolors, canvases,
drawing pads and muchtmore!
110 South Fifth Street

-23p INC.

Professional painting
Pressure washing
Interior exterior
Residential commercial
Fully insured Locally owned
25 years experience

Since 1963
Residential and Commercial
Pest control
Lawn and Shrub care
Termite protection
Damage repair guarantees
Free estimates Call today!
Sentricon Colony
Elimination System

Design / Build
Your plans or our plans
Bentley Rhoden -



After-hours computer repair
Networking, training,
graphic design and writing
Call Cheryl



Bush hog Dirt work
Land clearing Tree service
Free estimates
Contact Mike

Complete lawn care Tractor work
Bush hog Box blade

service! Culverts installed Food plots
operatorr 275-2069


Fill dirt ~ Septic sand Clay
Dozer & excavator for clearing
Digging & Grading
Site work
259-0506 or 591-5540
Major credit cards accepted

Move & Set-up
Honest Dependable
Fair prices
Licensed, Insured & Bonded

JI/ i





T 5 Door 6169 2006 Cobalt LS 4 Door

Automatic, anti-lock brakes,
remote keyless entry.'
This car is equipped,
Snot stripped!

Automatic, CD player,
tilt wheel,
cruise control i

MSRP $14,940 .,MSRP $14,615

2006 Uplander FWD LT


Rear DVD, Remote start,
sliding doors on both sides,
rear parking assist
MSRP $29,730

*includes all applicable rebates,
plus tax, tag and title fees.

119 S. Sixth St. Macclenny 259-5796 -Pre-Owned
273 E. Macclenny Ave. 259-6117 -New


2006 Colorado 2 WD .6020
ZQ8 Sport suspension,
2" drop suspension from
the factory.
MSRP $19,865

*Includes all applicable rebates,
plus tax, tag and title fees.


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