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: January 11, 2007
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Macclenny (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Baker County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Baker -- Macclenny
Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 12, 1929.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 39 (Jan. 2, 1931).
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77th Year, Vol. 38 Thursday, January 11, 2007 Macclenny, Florida 50O

'We are the (dual) Champions, my friends'

Sports Editor
Yawn. Big stretch. Yawn.
I'm a little bleary-eyed this morning after staying up last night to
watch the national title game between Florida and Ohio State. The
Gators' 41-14 demolishing of the previously unbeaten Buckeyes gives
the Orange and Blue legions the undisputed college football crown.
The crystal football trophy will go very nicely, thank you, sitting
side by side with the tall, understated wooden trophy for the national
basketball title. It is the first time in NCAA history the same school has
captured both crowns within a 12 month period.
The only thing close would be the NFL and NBA titles the 1985
Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls brought back to the Second City.
I have to admit I am not terribly surprised at the outcome of the
game. It crossed my mind this could be a Gator blowout, although I
never spoke such blasphemy aloud.
The media have been involved in a coronation of the Buckeyes
since their defeat of the Michigan Wolverines six weeks ago. When
the Gators were mentioned at all, it was that they were going to suffer
the kind of"whupping" the Buckeyes were handed.
However, they play a different style of football in the Midwest. It
is not the same as the high-powered ball played in the SEC. If you can

somehow combine the high octane offense with a potent defense, a
team can be hard to beat, as the Gators proved.
There were a lot of pluses in this game for the Gators, and I'm
most happy for Chris Leak. He was the offensive MVP of the game
and perhaps FINALLY, Gator fans will cut him some slack for not
being Danny Wuerffel (or Tim Tebow). The announcers talked about
Leak's predicament and then mentioned something ironic. They said
if Tebow had been at quarterback the entire season the Gators would
not have been playing for the title.
The biggest thing Leak and the offense did all night long was an-
swering Tony Ginn Jr.'s 93-yard touchdown run on the first play of
the game. Had the Gators gone three and out on their first possession
instead of coming back to tie the game, it could have been a very dif-
ferent situation.
In the end, however, as many points as the Gators put up on the
board, it was the defense that won the title. Heisman Trophy winner
Troy Smith completed just 4 of 14 passes for 351 yards. So what do
you think of the Heisman jinx now? You can name that jinx Derrick
Harvey, the defensive MVP.
Plenty of Baker Countians were at the game, but a couple were on
the field. Amy Wells plays woodwinds in the Gator band and Caitlyn
Crews is twirling with the band as a Gatorette. This will certainly be
the season they'll remember for the rest of their lives.

Junk cars, metal litter I-10 entrance after truck overturns...
Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Henry Cichoski Jr. and Baker County deputy Sgt. Greg Burnsed survey the metal mess that covered the eastbound entrance ramp to Inter-
state 10 from US 90 at Sanderson the afternoon of January 4 after a load of pressed vehicles headed for the shredder in Baldwin shifted and overturned. Driver Michael J.
Woods, 53, of Lake City said the shifting weight threw both his 1998 Mack tractor and trailer onto their left side, and the vehicle slid 80 feet as its cargo spilled out onto the
pavement of both the entrance and exit ramps. Mr. Woods complained of shoulder pain but refused transport to Fraser Hospital by a rescue unit. Trooper Cichoski charged
him with a load shift infraction and having faulty brake linings. The accident occurred about 2:30. The entrance ramp was blockedfor several hours that evening.

'Price is Right'

-nearly-for dental

staffer on
Press Staff
Each November, Dr. Meg
Romeo rewards the staff of her
dental practice in Macclenny
for their hard work and
dedication during the previous
year. The employees never
know what their reward will
be. Dr. Romeo likes to keep
it a surprise until the very last
"As a woman, when you
get older, there really aren't
any surprises anymore," says
Dr. Romeo. Rarely do you get


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surprised; as a mother you're
the one always planning the
This year, the reward turned
out to be a huge surprise. The
only thing Dr. Romeo told
her staff is that they would be
traveling. She even told them
to bring hiking boots and a
flashlight, just to throw them
off course about guessing their
When all the ladies boarded
the bus for the airport, Dr.
Romeo still didn't tell them the
"You're going to Miami to a
luxury spa," she declared.
The ladies immediately got
on cell phones to call family
and friends to let them know
where they were heading. One
hour later the real truth came
"I'm a big liar," shouted
their boss. "We're going to Los
Angeles and we've got tickets
to be in the audience of 'The
Price Is Right!' We're going to
see Bob Barker!"
Dr. Romeo had been in the
show's audience when she was
in college and remembered it

Naming the right price ... Dr. Romeo and Ms. Griffis

being great fun. That's how
she came up with the idea for
the trip.
"With 15 employees,all ages
and different personalities, it's
hard to pinpoint something
that will appeal to everyone,"
she said. "I thought this would
be a hoot."
That's how a group of ladies
from Macclenny got to be on
a popular television game
show. And now for the second
big surprise. One of those
Macclenny ladies, Andrea
Griffis, was chosen a potential
"It was such a fun, crazy,
experience," said Ms. Griffis,
picked by the producers
because of her smile.
"Being a group of dental
employees, we thought that
was ironic," says Ms. Griffis.

with a laugh. "So now we say,
see what happens if you take
care of our teeth you can be
on the Price Is Right!"
According to Ms. Griffis
and Dr. Romeo, there can be
a six-hour wait to be seated
in the audience. That's why
having advance reservations
and tickets is important. Over
300 people were allowed in
the audience on that particular
Potential game participants
are chosen based on interviews
conducted with each member
of the audience prior to taping
the show.
They said the studio is
much smaller than it appears
on television. Viewers at home
don't see the 20 orso production
(See page 2)

We want your comments, yourtakes,
etc. on the Gators' win over Ohio State Monday.
Send them to editor@bakercountypress.com

Appraiser, ex-offcials .

caught baiting a field

Baker County's property Macclenny, who faces an
appraiser, two former county additional charge of failure
commissioners and a former to present a valid hunting
school board member were license; Jonathan Fish, 25, of
among nine persons charged Macclenny, with an additional
with misdemeanors December ticket for not having a hunting
30 for allegedly hunting dove license and possession of an
in a north county field that had unplugged shotgun; Johnny
been previously baited. R. Bryan, 59, of Jacksonville;
Property Appraiser Tim and Christopher Rewis, 33, of
Sweat, 41, of Glen St. Mary Macclenny, within additional
and his co-defendants are unplugged shotgun charge.
scheduled to appear in county Karen Parker, spokeswoman
court at 9:00 am on February for the Lake City regional
17 to plea to the second-degree office of the Florida Wildlife
misdemeanor charges. Three Commission, said a trio of
of the nine were ticketed for game officers were in the area
other game viiolatiosis well. that morning about 10:30 and
Others in the party on land went onto the Rhoden property
owned by former county after hearing shots fired.
commissioner Tommy Rhoden Ms. Parker said officers
off Crews Road included routinely go onto private
Tommy Dorman, 59, another property under similar
former commissioner, along circumstances, and discounted
with ex-school board member reports the arrests were a
Joe B. Crews, 72, all of set-up. The officers issuing
Macclenny. the citations were Lt. Paul
Mr. Rhoden served on the Graham, Chris Jones and
county board a single term Donald Bailey.
ending in 1980, Mr. Dorman She said hunting migratory
two terms ending in 2000 and birds in a baited field violates
Mr. Crews from 1970-1994. a statute that parallels federal
Mr. Sweat is midway bans on such, activity, a code
through a first term as the adopted by Florida several
county appraiser. years ago. Violators are subject
Also charged were Mr. to fines up to $500 and jail
Rhoden's son Rock, 33, of sentences up to 60 days.

City leans toward widening

and striping ofSo. Boulevard
The City of Macclenny this week appeared willing to widen
the eastern stretch of South Boulevard from 5th St. east to East
Boulevard to ease traffic congestion during peak school hours near
the new PreK/Kindergarten Center.
City Manager Gerald Dopson was authorized following a lengthy
discussion during the city commission meeting the evening of
January 9 to consult with Duval Paving of Jacksonville on the cost
of extending the road up to four feet (2 feet per side). The contractor
was scheduled to repave that portion of Boulevard as part of a
$500,000 resurfacing project begun late last year. The Boulevard
stretch was the only one remaining.
It appeared at least initially the improvements may satisfy
residents who rose up in protest over traffic congestion and parking
on private property following the opening of the county's newest
school in August, 2005.
Two of the organizers of that protest, Brenda Swisher and Danny
k Lamb, were present at this week's meeting opposing the striping of
a repaved Boulevard, fearing it enticed speeders and was an inferior
method to the traffic cones that now direct vehicles in the morning
and afternoon on school days.
South Boulevard in that neighborhood has for years been one-
way east during school hours.
Macclenny commissioners appeared determined to stripe the new
surface, reasoning it will be as or more effective than the cones,
which Mayor Gary Dopson termed "ugly."
Both Mr. Lamb and Ms. Swisher cited a decision last year by
a specially created traffic committee to deploy the cones and put
road striping on the back burner until later. The decision to stripe,
however, is Macclenny's and not the school district's, it was pointed
out Tuesday.
School Superintendent Paula Barton was on hand with copies
of school board minutes that recall a district plan to declare an
(See page 2)

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City favors striping, widening

(From page 1)

emergency and stripe the road
was tabled and became a "dead
Ms. Swisher, who like Mr.
Lamb lives on Boulevard
in close proximity to school
properties, questioned how the
school district can declare the
issue "dead" when it didn't so
notify the traffic committee.
Relations between the two
spearheads of the protest over
traffic congestion and the school
administration have been chilly
at best since Mr. Lamb in a
school board meeting accused
the district of negligence and
lack of foresight placing the
new school in a residential area
already somewhat congested
with school traffic.
After more than an hour of
give and take on the matter,
the commission leaned toward
widening South Boulevard as a
means of preserving sometimes
crumbling pavement near edges
as vehicles hug the right side of
lanes to avoid oncoming traffic.
A study will come later on
construction of sidewalks, which
might be complicated because
of drainage woes toward to east
end of the street.
Quizzed pointedly by Mayor
Dopson and Commissioner
Vernon Bennett, both Mr. Lamb
and Ms. Swisher after some
dancing around their reasons
for opposing the road striping
said Boulevard at its present
width is too narrow, a position
the city board agreed with
based on its unanimous decision
to seek prices on widening.
Commissioner Tommy Johns
was absent.
Mr. Lamb also produced
photos of vehicles blocking
private driveways and fire
hydrants during busy pick-up
and drop-off times on school
days. Commissioners indicated
that was more a law enforcement
problem than a reason to not
stripe the road.
In other business during the
three-hour regular session, the
commission passed unanimously
on first reading a PUD (planned
urban development) designation
for 15.34 acres on South 6th for
a strip shopping center called
the Crossroads.
Land preparation has already
begun on the tract bordered by
Wachovia bank on the north
and Turkey Creek to the south.

Developer William Gross of
Kingsland, Ga. was represented
by local attorney Hugh Fish,
who told the board the center
was delayed due to additional
purchase of the west portion.
Macclenny will still have
considerable sway over details
of construction like setbacks
once the developer seeks
specific zoning, and the present
plan meets or exceeds existing
ordinance requirements, Mr.
Fish pointed out. The back
portion most recently purchased
for now consists of six tenant
spaces, four of which have been
Three separate, larger parcels
take up the eastpartof Crossroads
that fronts South 6th. Their
likely use will be for banking, a
restaurant and retailer, according
to Mr. Fish. Other tenants on
the back section so far include
Bells, Dick's Wings, Quiznos
Subs and Sam's Seafood.
Also approved on first reading
was.a re-zoning request from
Todd Ferreira for a residence on
Chip Shot Dr. directly west of
his funeral home in the west city.
Mr. Ferreira told the commission
he will use the structure as
an office and for additional
parking. He mentioned also
plans to acquire more property
in the immediate vicinity to ease
a parking shortage.
The commission on second
hearing nodded final approval
of an ordinance rezoning a
home off 7th St. behind Country
Federal Credit Union. Catina
and Clarence Jones plan to put

a day care center there. The
same treatment was accorded
an ordinance permitting full
time firefighters to enroll in the
state's post-retirement DROP
On a related item, the
commission appointed Denny
Wells and Roger Yarborough
to the city's Firefighters, and
Pension Trust Board.
The commission also:
Approved a professional
services advertisement for a
CDBG grant manager, a position
currently held by Dick Edwards
of Live Oak.
Approved a resolution
adopting priorities urged by
the Florida League of Cities on
matters like home rule, taxation,
transportation and franchise
Watched Vice-mayor Vernon
Bennett present a recognition
plaque to Mayor Dopson from
the Florida League of Cities for
25 years as an elected official.
and for serving on several league
Approved a $5000 donation
this fiscal year to the non-profit
Baker County Drug Court on the
condition that service agencies
like it present a combined
request for money in the future.
The city board would also like
to see a results-based report on
successes of such agencies.
Director Chris Thomas gave
the commission a detailed and
lengthy report on Drug Court's
activities since its inception.

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Price isRight'-

(From page 1)
people on the stage and around.
the audience during the taping.
The props, lighting, sponsor
products, prize merchandise and
cameras are constantly being
moved around the stage.
"There is one guy whose
sole purpose is to make sure
the audience cheers when they
need to cheer and be quiet when
they need to be quiet," said Dr.
Romeo. "We were exhausted by
the end of it from standing up
and shouting."
Selected contestants' names
are then called out during the
actual game.
"When they called out
Andrea's name, we all stood up
and started screaming," said Dr.
Ms. Griffis recalls it was
hard to comprehend that her
name was called to "Come On
Down" because it was still hard
to believe they were actually
in California in the show's
audience in the first place.
She remenibers her thought
as her friends were shouting and
screaming and patting her on the
back: "Please don't let me trip
in these high heeled shoes and
fall flat on may face on national
Ms. Griffis was one of
four people called down to
contestant's row where she
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the price of a folding screen, she hadn't won the car.
one of the consolation prizes. "That's OK," Ms. Griffis
Ms. Griffis' guess of $725 was told him. "My husband (Lance
closest and that qualified her to Griffis) is a car dealer at
go on stage as a contestant. Pineview Chevrolet in our town
'"So here I am," said Ms. and I couldn't dri\e a Ford.
SGriffis, "trotting up this set of anyway.'
stairs, jumping over camera She did getto keep the folding
cables, dodging booms, and screen she bid on. Later that
suddenly I'm hugging Bob evening as the group celebrated
Barker on the stage." at a country western restaurant,
Ms. Griffis played that day the conversation was of nothing
to win a Yellow Mustang. She else except the game show. Ms.
came very close to winning, but Griffis also rode a mechanical
second-guessed herself at the bull at the restaurant that night,
last moment when she changed another first for her.
her answer. Her original guess "It was a once in a lifetime
of $20,000 for the price of the experience and it was all we
car had been correct. could talk about for days," said
"If she had won that car, they Ms. Griffis.
would have had to take me to The Price Is Right show
the emergency room!" declared featuring the ladies from
Dr. Romeo. Macclenny is scheduled to air
As she left the stage, the Monday, January 15th at 11:00
producer told her he was sorry am on CBS.

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You made a 'baldface gnorantmistake!
Though we didn't see them until this week due to a glitch in our
new email address, The Press received a good number of adverse
comments some a bit nasty over our use of the word,"bald"
instead of "ball" modifying the word python in a December 7
Yes, we know now the species is a "ball python" and we'll
never make that mistake again. Publisher Jim McGauley, who
doesn't know snakes from, shall we say Shinola (?), wrote the
story and copied the error from a police report. So we know now
at least he and one county deputy believed there was such a thing
as a "bald python."
Shame on them.

Amount in error
The statement in last week's
edition regarding $180,000
raised for a Baker County preg-
nancy resource center was in
error. According to Mary Hub-
bard, director of First Coast
Women's Services, $54,624 of
the target goal of $150,000 has
been raised to date.
The group seeks $150,000
initially to secure a loca-
tion and begin renovation;
$188,000, the amount the or-
ganization hopes to collect,
would pay for start-up and first
year annual expenses.

Oops...wrong name
Our apologies to Stanley
and Robin Green of Glen St.
Mary, who were several times
erroneously referred to as The
Stanleys in a page one article
in last week's edition of The
The article was about a
possible racial motive in the
suspected arson fire that de-
stroyed the Green residence
the afternoon of Christmas

Racial hatred has no place
Dear Editor: community. Over the years as we
The actions of the individuals drove by their home on SR 125,
who harassed the Stanley Green we watched this house become
family do not reflect the hearts a home. Though our family did
of any of our friends, family, not know the Greens personally,
neighbors or most of the people our hearts went out to them as we
in Baker County. We want our saw them settle into life in Glen
voice to be heard that racial ha- St. Mary.
rassment is wrong. Our family By denouncing racial harass-
hopes that people from all races ment, our desire is to see the door
are welcome in the Town of Glen of hatred and violence close.
St Mary and in Baker County. The Mark Dill Family
We were pleased when we saw Glen St. Mary
the Green family move into the

Commends Glenfire coverage
Dear Editor:
I want to commend you on your coverage of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley
Green and family (the Christmas Eve fire). ,
I've met Mrs. Green once., introduced by her husband; while wait-
ing for a prescription. We talked at length about God.'
Later, I met Mr. Green when I rode the Council on Aging bus (Mr.
Green is a driver) to a doctor's appointment. I admire him and the
other drivers for providing such a'needed service to this community.
They are so dedicated and reliable, as are the schedulers and dispatch-
ers. They do well, though I think they may be understaffed.
Sandra Rodgers


'93 Nissan that


Like most folks, I would
LOVE to have a new car, but
the thrifty side of my personal-
ity is stubbornly holding on to
my old '93 Nissan Maxima and
begging the old girl on a daily
(sometimes hourly) basis to just
hold out for one more year.
I named my car Thelma Lou-
ise after the hit movie of the
same name which the talent-
ed Ridley Scott directed years
ago. Of course, my tired Nis-
san bears no resemblance to the
sporty little convertible Thelma
and Louise zipped across the
country in, finally plunging to
their death as they drove off the
side of a mountain into a deep
river to keep from being appre-
hended by the law. Sounds aw-
ful, but it's a darn good film, if
you haven't seen it.
The automobiles in my histo-
ry have mostly been functional
and practical and not outstand-
ing for esthetic design. Some
have been boring, some down-
right embarrassing. There are
times when you drive what you
can get and don't have a lot of
Dad bought an old Falcon
station wagon when I was in
college which he used to haul
hay down to the pasture for our
It had no air conditioning, the
electrical, system was temper-
mental and about half the time it
wouldn't go in reverse.
There were occasions when
I had to drive this bucket of
bolts to college and make sure
I parked in such a way that I
didn't have to back up to get out
of the parking space.
The overhead light never
worked, there were holes in the
floor board and I was lucky if it
reached 50 mph. The door on
the driver's side would not open
from the outside, so I had to
open the back door, reach over
the front seat and open it from
the inside.
A friend once diplomatical-
ly observed that the only thing

Baldwin man arrstd holding the car together was the
Bald in man arrested here were times when I had
S* to drive this shuddering, shaking
contraption to the mall where I
r havingpotwasworking in a restaurant. One
Afternoon on the way to work,
A Baldwin man pulled over to pay for $24 worth of gasoline just as I was crossing a bridge
for speeding on Quail Lane near at Bill's Grocery in Sanderson.' on the interstate, the car went
the power line in south Mac- Mr. Griffis was named in a into convulsions and I thought it
clenny ended up charged with theft complaint the previous day would shake apart before I could
possession of cocaine and mari- by store clerk Jenifer Wilker- get it clear of the tractor-trailer
juana. son, who said she allowed him truck that was bearing down on
Deputy Curtis Ruise said he to leave the store that afternoon my tail and blowing its horn for
pulled over Ryan Prevatt, 27, in a because Mr. Griffis said he left all it was worth.
1998 Ford pickup the morning of his wallet at home. The clerk I managed to clear the bridge
January 5 just before noon. The notified police when the suspect. and pull onto the shoulder of the
nervous-acting driver said he failed to return with the money highway.
was speeding because he wanted by 8:00 pm as promised. The truck barreled past like
to return home in a hurry. Ms. Wilkerson said she hailed a missile, its occupant jeering
When the officer learned Mr. Mr. Griffis that evening at Cuz's and gesturing with his middle
Prevatt's license had been sus- One Stop across U finger.
pended three times,he sought and across US 90 and the As I shifted the gear into park
received permission to search the latter ignored her. to turn the engine off, the en-
truck. The suspect pointed the The initial complaint was han- tire steering column came loose
way to a small amount of mari- died by Deputy Jeffrey Dawson, from the dashboard and plopped
juana in a plastic bag stashed and the next afternoon Deputy into my lap. I couldn't have been
under a rug, and, nearby Deputy Danin Whitaker was called to more surprised if the Angel Ga-
Ruise found cocaine in a foil Mr. Griffis' residence by his fa- briel had appeared on the hood
packet under a small mirror. their and wife who said the sus- -and started singing a Travis Tritt
Mr. Prevatt said he had earlier pect had become unruly and had song.
argued with his wife, and came been on a crack binge three days. Thelma Louise has had her
to that area of Macclenny known He surrendered without incident share of problems from time to
for drug activity because he and admitted to officers he wants time, but overall, the old girl has
"wanted something to smoke." help for the crack addiction. been pretty tough and reliable.
He indicated he purchased the Nissans have that reputation and
pot for $10 from Ali Thompson,
but did not know the source of S *
the cocaine.
Cocaine possession is a first-
degree felony, the marijuana at
charge a misdemeanor, Mr. Pre- Dinkins Church
vatt also faces one count of driv- with
ing on a suspended license. gi
In another drug-related case, Once Forgiven
Jeremy Griffis, 26, of Glen St.
Mary was arrested at his resi- Refreshments N ill be served
dence off Mud Lake Road the Pastor Terrell Williams welcomes all!
evening of January 7 for failure

rear out ofa trusty

Iv has a conscience


usually live up to it with mini-
mal maintenance.
I'm somewhat superstitious
about my sweet old car, too. On
many occasions she has deliv-
ered me across long stretches of
isolated road, to the safety of my
destination, only to suffer some
major malfunction the next day.
It's happened so many times
I've become convinced she has a

conscience and somehow knows
she can't get sick until she gets
me where I'm going.
I know a day is coming when
she will finally give out and I
will sincerely mourn her when
she goes to that big junk yard in
the sky.
.One more year, Thelma Lou-
ise, just one more year.

The goods and bads


January 7, 2007
were discussing our lifestyle the
other night and came to the con-
clusion that we've got it pretty
good here. In fact, the weather
the last month has pretty much
been glorious.
The average temperature
during the days has been in the
60s- albeit it has gotten chillier
and rainier lately with cloudless
blue skies and light breezes. In
fact, as we walked to'lunch one
day, I mentioned how great the
weather was.
My buddy agreed and said, "It
is nice. If it wasn't for the wide-
spread death and devastation,
complete lack of infrastructure,
depressed economy and the fact
people are always shooting at
you, I would like to have a time-
share here."
So I decided to come up \\ ith
a list of things that are good here
and things that stink.
course, portalets, but actually,
they keep these pretty clean, so
even they are not that bad. When
the weather is dry it is a dust
bowl here with a fine, brown
talcum powder on everything.
When it rains, it becomes a mud
hole where the mud is like walk-
ing, through peanut butter. The
mud sticks to your boots un-
til they weigh ten pounds each
and then rocks stick in the mud,
making them even heavier.
It also stinks that we are in
a prison-like environment. As
comfortable as we have it, it still
bothers us a bit when we can
only go so far until we run into a
wall or fence with a guard tower.
The difference is the guards are
looking out instead of in.
It stinks that you can't play
golf with the great weather we've
had. It stinks when you're able
to distinguish between the dif-
ferent weapons being fired-in-
cluding which ones are the good
guys and which ones are the bad
guys -just because you're heard
them fired so often. It stinks that
you have to get dressed and walk
a couple hundred yards to the

shower. It stinks that you can't
be with your family. Having
lived in a touchy-feely environ-
ment my entire life the thing that
may stink most for me is you go
for months without having any
physical contact (i.e. hugs, lit-
eral pats on the back, etc.).
We have great food and a group
of pleasant young men, mostly
from Pakistan, India, and Ban-
gladesh, who fix the food, serve
it and clean up after us. We have
almost an unlimited choice of
food: fast food, somewhat home
cooked meals, Indian, Italian,
sandwiches, you name it. And it
really is good.
It's good because we have
ladies from the Philipines who
wash our clothes. You drop off
your laundry and three days lat-
er, go pickit up.
It's good because of the peo-
ple you meet and the way every-
body looks after everybody else.
When I came to 3rd MEDCOM,
I didn't know anyone. The lon-
gest I knew anybody was about
fdir months-'iwhich in Reserve
tinie equals eight days, Now
I have a new group of friends
from all over the country-we
have 37 states and six countries
represented within our unit.
To paraphrase one of my new
buddies, "We give each other a
hand when it's needed, a shoul-
der when it's needed, but most
importantly, space when it's
And it's good because you
get to see first-hand the quality
of people our country has repre-
senting it in the military. It has
to make you proud, from the
lowest ranking guys to the sur-
geons, lawyers and engineers-
including nuclear. I'm in awe of
the sacrifices they make and the
way they conduct themselves.
But it's especially good be-
cause of the support we get from
people back home who send
boxes and letters and who tell
us how much they appreciate
what we are doing. I don't get
enough of this back home. But
I also know that I don't let my
family and friends know how
much I appreciate them either.
There is definitely something to
the saying, "Distance makes the
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Drunk man outside

motel chats with cat

A trio of arrests were made
for disorderly intoxication in the
days following the New Years
holiday, including that of a Fort
Smith, Ark. man who was found
by a county deputy talking to a
car outside the Econolodge in
'Macclenny the evening of Janu-
ary 5.
Marion Bray, 33, had been
reported to police after he was
seen staggering in the roadway
on nearby Woodlawn Road. He
told Deputy Curtis Ruise he was
on his way to catch a bus in Lake
City to return to Arkansas. Mr.
Bray was arrested after he re-
fused to leave the premises and
instead said he intended to sleep
the night away on the side of In-
terstate 10 just north of the mo-
James Johnson, 31, of Sander-
son was arrested January 4 after
he allegedly attempted to hide
from Deputy John Hardin, who
was called to the area off Black-
jack Dr. to check out a report of
reckless and drunk driving.
The officer said he located a
white Pontiac Sunfire described
in the complaint and it was stuck
in a ditch offAsh Road.
Mr. Johnson was nearby ar-
guing with three females, one
of whom identified herself as
Amanda Jarrell, an acquaintance
of the suspect. She said he barged
in the front door of her residence

Woman car

near the scene and yelled "Don't
let the law get me."
The officer said Mr. Johnson
had a strong odor of alcohol
about him, and initially asked
Deputy Hardin to help him get
the Pontiac out of the ditch.
A computer check revealed
Mr. Johnson's driver's license
had expired.
Tara McDuffie, 24, of Mac-
clenny was arrested the evening
of January 7 after she appeared at
the house of Danyell Glover on
South Boulevard and threatened
to burn it down. Ms. McDuffie
earlier that evening made tele-
phone threats of bodily harm and
Deputy Ruise said he returned
to the residence to find the two
women arguing. Ms. McDuffie
had a strong odor of alcohol de-
spite insisting she had but a few
beers earlier that day, and she
ignored the officer's request she
leave the premises.
In an arrest not involving
alcohol, Sandra Crews, 22, of
Glen St. Mary was taken to jail
for driving on a license that had
been suspended five times.
Deputy Wayne Limbaugh
said he pulled over Ms. Crews
in a wlite Chevrolet truck that
had no tag light. He first spotted
the vehicle westbound on US 90
near SR 121 about midnight on
January 8.

is returned '

with a trio ofbulletholes
One thing is for sure about the Deputy Patrick McGauley
2005 Nissan Altima belonging to said it appeared the motorcycle
a Lake City woman, was dragged from the scene to-
When it was returned the ward nearby CR 127. Mr. Jack-
morning of January 6 to the son said the theft took place be-
Sanderson home of an acquain- tween 4:30 am when he last saw
tance's grandmother, it had three the bike and just after 8:00 that
bullet holes. evening.
The person who took the Nis- Officers from the Florida
san, Mark Church, no age or ad- Wildlife Commission were in-
dress listed, told owner Bridgette strumental in recovering a 1993
Days someone shot at the car Chrysler stolen from Jackson-
in Jacksonville after he drove it ville and abandoned off Holl
there early that morning. She told Rhoden Road near CR 127 on
police Mr. Church did not have January 5.
permission to take the vehicle.
An unnamed acquaintance of M ot l th ft
Mr. Church said the bullets were te
pumped into the vehicle follow-
ing a fight at the Club 229 that A Macclenny man is sought
morning. Deputy Mark Hall said for questioning in the theft of
he was unable to interview either $455 from a cash drawer at the
Mr. Church or learn the identity office of the American Inn motel
of the witness at the club north on South 6th in Macclenny (for-
of Sanderson. merely the Days Inn) the evening
Mr. Church reportedly told of January 2.
Ms. Day he reported the shoot- Manager Balkrisna (Chris)
ing to Jacksonville police, but Patel said he returned to the mo-
when Deputy Hall attempted to tel office after a brief absence
verify that the JSO said it logged just after 11:00 and saw a black
33 shooting calls that night and male wearing a red and white
needed more information. jersey hurriedly going out the
Mr. Church was unable to door to a waiting blue Chrysler
give Ms. Days a case number or Seabreeze convertible.
location of the alleged Jackson- Mr. Patel later identified from
ville shooting. photos Marcus Wilcox, 23, of
The unnamed witness, ac- Macclenny as the man exiting
cording to Ms. Day, said the his office and Tara McDuffie,
brother of a man fighting with 24 also of Macclenny, as the
female waiting for him in the
Mr. Church at the Club 229 shot female waiting for him in the
Seabreeze. A second black male
at the Nissan as it was leaving also rode from the scene in the
the premises. car.
Deputy Hall decided to file an Deputy Jeffrey Dawson said
information report only because fingerprints were obtained from
of conflicting statements and a security camera that had been
lack of interviews with either Mr. turned toward the wall at the
Church or the alleged witness. time of the burglary. Mr. Wilcox
In other thefts involving ve- has not-been located, 1but Ms.
hides, someone took a dirt bike McDuffie was questioned and
valued at $450 from outside the admitted to being in the car but
residence of Marcus Jackson on insisted she she was unaware
Dolphin St. in Sanderson during Mr. Wilcox took money from
the day on January 6. the motel office.

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An Olustee man faces a fel-
ony charge of dealing in stolen
property for allegedly taking a
tailgate and specialized wheel
caps from a 2000 Dodge pickup
that had been left at a Lake City
used car lot on a consignment
The owner of the truck, Jason
'Harrell of Jacksonville, request-
ed police accompany him Janu-
ary 7 to the salvage and junk lot
operated by Michael Deyton,
48, off Forest Road 732 east of
Olustee. He suspected a tailgate
and wheel simulators removed
from his pickup were the same
ones he saw when he went to the
junk yard early that afternoon.
Mr. Harrell was alerted to that
possibility by a son, who while
riding in the woods recently
spotted Mr. Deyton's Dodge
dual axle nearly identical to the
one he left at Easy Street auto
sales in Lake City. A month ago
while returning to Jacksonville
with two sons, Mr. Harrell by
chance noticed the similar truck
turning into the used vehicle lot
off US 90.
That was a day before he
learned the equipment had been
removed from it while it sat on
the lot.
When Mr. Harrell went back
to the lot accompanied by police
that afternoon he brought his
Dodge, and the tailgateat the
junk yard was an exact match.
The wheel caps were also on the
property, and Mr. Deyton was
cautioned by Deputy Patrick
McGauley to leave the, items in
place until investigators from
Columbia County could inspect
On January 8, investigators
Steve Harvey and Chuck Bran-
nan met with counterparts from
Lake City at the junk yard, and
learned Mr. Deyton's son hid
two wheel simulators in the
woods nearby.
The property owner was ar-
rested for having the stolen
items on his property, and be-
cause he tried to hide several of
them from the investigators. Mr.
Deyton initially told the deputy
he purchased the items in Lake
City from a tire store and an in-
dividual he knew only as Mike.

The tailgate, along with wheel
simulators and center wheel caps
were returned to Mr. Harrell.

Earrings gone

from counter
A security video system may
produce a suspect in the disap-
pearance of more than $700 in
earrings on a display sleeve at
the jewelry counter of the Mac-
clenny Wal-Mart sometime the
morning of January 6.
Store clerk Beverly Hill told
police she inventoried the jewel-
ry about 7:00 that morning, and
about 11:00 am noticed a pair of
earrings on the floor. The jewelry
case was locked and there was
no sign of forced entry, though a
set of counter keys went missing
last week.
Store manager Brandon Beck-
enbaugh said store video moni-
tors were not functioning, but
said he would make copies of the
surveillance tape and forward
them to Deputy Mark Hall.
In all, 19 items were deter-
mined to have been on the dis-
play sleeve.
In other theft and vandalism
reports, Gregory Barton, 22, of
Macclenny was named a suspect
in the disappearance of $120
stashed under a television at the
residence of Tonya Robinson off
Linda St. in Macclenny.
Ms. Robinson told Deputy
Claude Hurley that Mr. Barton
was a house guest and in the
room when her sister hid $500
cash in a bedroom, and he was
there later on January 3 when
they determined some of it was
missing. When she told Mr. Bar-
ton she was calling police, he
fled the residence.
Inmate Christopher Jones, 27,
of Glen St. Mary was charged
with criminal mischief for de-
stroying a phone in the visita-
tion area of county jail on Janu-
ary 6. Mr. Jones told jail officers
he slammed the phone against a
wall because he was angry.

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A New Orleans man so far
has survived critical injuries he
received the night of January 2
when he ran in front of an east-
bound car on Interstate 10 near
the Sanderson rest area.
Maurice Parker, 52, was ap-
parently chasing his girlfriend
who fled their car on foot north
across the median following an
argument about 11:30. He was
struck by a 2006 Chevrolet driv-
en by Jerod Heintzelman 23, of
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, who
was not charged.
The report by Trooper D.L.
Myers of the Florida Highway
Patrol said Mr. Parker was fight-
ing with Gloria Odoms, 53, of
Gray, Louisiana just before the
accident, and she ordered him
to stop their car after he alleg-
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Ms. Odoms told the trooper
they were enroute from New
Orleans to Jacksonville and had
been drinking beer all day.
Mr. Parker was flown fromthe
scene to Shands Gainesville with
severe leg and internal injuries.
He could be charged with battery
of the girlfriend and other counts
pending completion of the FHP

Democrats meetJan. 16
You are invited to a special
meeting of the Democratic party
of Baker County on Tuesday,
January 16 from 7:00-9:00 pm
at the home of Anita Gerson,
152 College Street, Macclenny.
'The special guest speaker will
be Sheriff Joey Dobson.

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Thank you
Because of the following donors this year we were able to
bring a smile to over 145 children this Christmas. Each year
the list grows. Without help we could not provide Christmas
for these children. This program was set up to assist the
needy within our community and allow Mom and Dad and
not an agency or group to be able to provide for their child
on. Christmas. Each year applications are taken and filled
till the money and gifts run out, then given to the parents.
Words will never say how GREAT it is to be honored to
work for a community who cares for each other as ours
does. Thank YOU!

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Dianne Currier

dies January 4th
Charlotte Dianne T. Wil-
liamson Currier, 57, of Maxville
died January 2, 2007. She was
born on September 6, 1949 in
Waycross, .-
Ga. to the
late Homer
and Rosie
Lee Branch
Thomas and ~
had been a
resident of
the past 20
years. Ms.
C u r r i e r MCurrier
Nolan Ridge Baptist Church
and enjoyed sewing, painting,
photography, and especially
her grandchildren. She was
predeceased by her brother
Harley Thomas.
Survivors include her
life companion Pat Harris,
of Maxville; children Sue
"Bonnie" Keller (Jason) of
Middleburg, Sondra Danielle
McCoy (Patrick) and Angela
Lee Kemp, both of Atlanta,
Stacy Williamson of Orange
Park and Brian Patrick Harris of
Maxville; step-mother Bobbie
Sue Thomas of Maxville;
brothers Charles Thomas
(Sandy) and Henry Thomas
(Janice), both of Jacksonville,
Roy Thomas (Joy) of Starke,
Hubert Thomas (Sandra) of Clay
Hill, Freddie Thomas, Randy
Thomas (Peggy), Kerry Dean
Thomas, Tony Thomas (Brenda)
and Tracy Thomas (Tory), all of
Maxville; sisters Mary Fraser
(Jim) and Verna Mae Midgett
(Bob), both of Macclenny,
Jimmie Gail Sandoval (Richie),
and Darlene Tucker, both of
Maxville, Linda "Ashley" Van
Zant (Donnie) 6f Orange P'rk
and. Patricia Jo.Hobbs (Richard).-
of Clay Hill; 10 grandchildren
and numerous nieces and
The funeral service was held
Saturday, January 6, 2007 in
the chapel at Ferreira Funeral
Services of Macclenny with
pastors Freddie Griffis and
Rosoe Thomas officiating.

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Sunday School 9:45 am
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Sunday Evening Worship 6 00 pm
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born of water and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the king-
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John Eddy, 73,

native ofBaldwin
John Wesley Eddy, 73, of
B aldwin died on January 4,2007.
He was born on April 27, 1933
in Baldwin to the late Joseph
John and .
Etta Howard
Eddy. Mr.
Eddy was
a life long -
resident of |. -
Baldwin ld w n
and a 1952
of Baldwin .
High Sch-
ool. He was Eddy
a member
of the Baldwin First United
Methodist Church where he
served on the finance committee
and as a loyal door greeter. Mr.
Eddy retired after 27 years from
Publix where he worked in the
maintenance department. He was
a 32 Mason and member of the
Baldwin Masonic Lodge #217,
Order of the Eastern Star Lodge
#171, Morocco Shriners and the
A.A.O.N.M.S. of Jacksonville.
He was predeceased by wives
Mary Louise Keene and Vernelle
Mr. Eddy, lovingly known.
as "Papa," was a loving father
and grandfather, and is survived
by children Jimmy Mosley,
Jeff Eddy (Michelle) and Pete
Rowland, all of Jacksonville,
Lori Eddy-Fish (Steve) of
Baldwin and Suzanne Bradley
(David) of Alpharetta, Ga.;
brothers Joseph "Joe" H. Eddy
(Renate) of Starke and James B.
Eddy of Sanderson; sister Ruby
Green (Calvin) of Lake City;
12 grandchildren, three great-
grandchildren; a multitude of
family and friends.
The funeral service was
held :Tuesday, January 9 at
Baldwin First United Methodist
Church witIPastor Chris-Drum
officiating. Interment followed
at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the
directions of V. Todd Ferreira
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CR 229 S., Sanderson FL
Sunday School ...... 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship .6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study .7:00 pm
AWANA Wed. Night.. 7:00 pm
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Barbara E. Davis

funeral January 10
Barbara Elaine Kennedy
Davis, 57, of Glen St. Mary died
on Sunday, January 7, 2007. She
was born February 24, 1949 in
Vienna, Ga. to the late Grady and
Margie Bass
She lived
in Baker
County all ;*
of her life.
Barbara was
a member of
Church. Ms.Davis
She enjoyed
fishing and spending time
with her grandchildren. She is
predeceased by brother Joseph
F. Kennedy and grandson Joshua
Survivors include children
Kimberly Davis (Randy),
Amanda Andrews and Scott
Evett (Stacey), all of Glen
St. Mary; brothers Steve
(Nancy), Larry (Helen), John
(Audrey) and Jeffrey Kennedy,
all of Macclenny; eight
The funeral service was
held Wednesday, January 10
at Manntown Congregational
Holiness Church with Pastor
David Hodges officiating.
Arrangements were under the
direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services.

No march Monday
All former participating
churches of the MLK Day march
are asked to participate with the
MLK Day parade on January 12
at 11:00 am.
The oratory contest will be
conducted on Monday, January
15 at Emmanuel Church of God
in Christ at 11:00 am. Awarding
of prizes and food will follow as

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Sunday) Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
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Baker County" Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 AM
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM
S.Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM
Dr. Walter Bennett, Interim Sr. Pastor
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Jack D. Kirkland,

Korean War veteran
Jack Dempsey Kirkland, 73,
of Dothan,Ala. died Wednesday,
December 27, 2006 at the home
of his son. Mr. Kirkland was
born in Fargo, Ga., the son of
the late James Corbitt Kirkland
and Mae Johnson Kirkland.
Mr. Kirkland served his
country in the U.S. Army during
the Korean conflict. He was a
member of the Ebenezer Baptist
Church and a former.member of
the VFW.
Survivors include his wife,
Margaret Mathis Kirkland,
daughters Debby Ann Parrish
(Denny Ray), Pam Averett and
Dana Henderson, all of Dothan;
son Brian Kirkland (Shonda),
of Columbia; step-daughter
Wannah Martin (Wilbur) of
Cowarts, Ala.; step-sons Carter
Mathis (Liz) of Taylor; Dan
Mathis (Wanda) of Avon; Paul
Mathis of Freeport, Fla.; Sam
Mathis (Junie) of Dothan; sisters
Ethel Cantebury and Sherrie,
both of Florida; brothers Harry
Kirkland of Macclenny and
Gary Kirkland of Elkton,
Fla.; nine grandchildren, one
great-grandchild; several step-
grandchildren and step-great-
grandchildren, numerous nieces
and nephews.
Holman-Headland Mortuary
was in charge of arrangements.

First United


93 N. 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

Eric Norman, 56,

dies January 3rd
Eric Norman, 56, of Mid-
dleburg died January 3, 2006.
He was born on December 20,
1950 in
Blackshear, '
Ga. and was
a resident of .
Middleburg j ,
the past 25 j .
years. He
was pre-
deceased by
his father ,-
Car 1los
Norman and MD:
daughter Ms. Dickson
Sandra Lynn
Norman. Mr. Norman enjoyed
Survivors include his mother
Thelma W. Norman of Baldwin;
children Eric Norman, Jr. of St.
Augustine, Melissa Norman
and Marsha Mota (Jesus), both
of Huntington, Ind.; former
spouse Bonnie Mae Robinson
of Huntington; brothers Auzzie
Norman of Keystone Heights,
Wilbur and Kelly Norman, both
of Baldwin, Melvin, Jerry and
Daryl Norman, all of Glen St.
Mary, Riley and Reggie Norman,
both of Middleburg; sisters Inez
Bennett of Gainesville, Janie
Weatherington and Bernice
Crawford, both of Glen St.
Mary; grandchildren Destiny,
Taylor, Layla, and Mikaela.
The funeral service was held
on Wednesday, January 10,2007
in the chapel at Ferreira Funeral
Services with Pastor Jim Cox

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

573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
Worship Services
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23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.

Sunday School

9:45 am

Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
Pastor J. C. Lauramore Welcomes All


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Family grateful
We lost our home to a fire on
December 8, 2006. We lost ev-
erything, even our little family
dog. We would like to express our
thanks and gratitude to the fire
fighters who went beyond their
duty, the sheriffs office, all the
churches, all the donations from
friends, neighbors, family, the No-
ble Knights staff, parents and girls,
Roger Parker for his wonderful
support and help, our neighbors
on Blair Circle who gave us water
and electricity and their help. You
are all the best.
It's so great knowing our town
has so much love and compassion
for others. May God bless each
and every one of you.

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Where Everyone is Somebody and
Jesus is the Leader
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Pastor Re. Ernie Terrell

Holiness Church
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


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Sund.i School 9:45 a.m.
SunL' Morninig Vnrihip 11:(l a.m.
Wed Night Bibk StudA 7:110 .m.
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 11, 2007 Page 7

Noah Romines Jr

serviceJanuary 6th
Noah Romines Jr. of Mac-
clenny died Wednesday, January
3, 2007 following a long illness.
He was a native of Knoxville,
Tenn. and had resided in
Jacksonville before moving
to Macclenny 30 years ago.
He retired from the U.S. Navy
and then worked wNith the U.S.
Civil Service at the Jacksonville
Naval Air Station until his
retirement. He was a member of
the Westside Baptist Church of
Jacksonville. Mr. Romines was
predeceased by his wife Virginia
Romines. three brothers and two
He is survived by nieces
Jacquelyn McHaffie and
Patricia Bonham; nephews John
H. Romines, Jr. of Knoxville,
Patrick Romines and Michael
Romines of Jacksonville; sis-
ter-in-law Joyce Romines of
The funeral service was held
on Saturday, January 6 in the
chapel of Guerry Funeral Home
in Macclenny with Rev. Ray
Mayfield, pastorial minister of
the Westside Baptist Church
officiating. Interment followed
at Woodlawn Cemetery, Mac-

Doris Thrift, 90,

life long resident
Doris Cleo Thrift, 90, of Glen
St. Mary, died on January 4,
2007. She was born on October
20, 1916 in Baker County to
the late James Joel and Annie
Eliza Taylor Combs.-Ms. Thrift
was a life long resident of
Baker County and a member
of the Taylor Church. She was
predeceased by her husband
Earl Thrift; son Marcus Gene
Thrift; brother Lacy Combs and
sister Thelma McGraw.
Survivors include daughter
Vicky Thrift Dugger (Jimmy)
of Glen St. Mary; sister
Pauline Lynch of Jacksonville;
grandchildren Terry Barber
(Keri) of Glen St. Mary, Mark
Barber of Jacksonville, Jamie
Dugger (Kari) and Dustin.
Dugger, both of Macclenny;
eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was
held Monday, January 8 at her
church with Rev. Mark Woods
officiating. Interment followed at
Taylor Cemetery. Arrangements
were under the direction of V.
Todd Ferreria Funeral Services.

James Wilkerson,

Armywar veteran
James Harold Wilkerson, 73,
of Jacksonville died January 1,
2007. Mr. Wilkerson was born
April 16, 1933 in Glomawr,
Ky. Mr. Wilkerson served in the
U.S. Army during the Korean
Conflict. He is predeceased by
his parents Thomas Samuel
Wilkerson and the former Alma
Davis, his son Keith Wilkerson,
and his grandson Keith Cauley.
Survivors include his
wife of nearly 54 years, Lois
Wilkerson; children Greg (Lisa)
Wilkerson, Vanissia (Jon Don)
Wilson, Denise (Amos) Ealey,
Sondra (Donald) Whaley, Eric
(Barbara) Wilkerson, Lechel
(Larry) Clark, Mark (Becky)
Wilkerson, and Anthony
(Christy) Wilkerson; twenty-
two grandchildren and twenty-
five great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
on January 5,2007 at Prestwood
Funeral Home. Graveside
followed at Long Branch
Cemetery in Maxville with Rev.
Melba Gay officiating.

In Memory of
Derrick Thompson
To some you may be forgotten, unto
others a part of the past,
To us, who lost and loved you, your
memory will always last.

Happy Birthday
Thelma "Ted" Harvey
It's always nice to think of you and
the special part you always played in
the lives you touched. Remembering
little acts of kindness and caring you
shared along your way, and how freely
you always gave to others. On your
birthday and always, you're thought of
in a very special way.
Happy birthday to a loving mama
and grandmother.

Notice is hereby given that the prop
hereinafter appears will be brought
day, January 16, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.,
Mary, 10046 North Glen Ave, Glen
of said ordinance may be inspected
the Town Hall, address stated above
all interested parties may appear an
proposed ordinance, which is titled
An ordinance of the Town of Glen S
nance No. 2005-02. Summary of ch
1.) Replace Section 5 completely. T
deposit to $100. (Page 2).
2.) Change Connection to Capacity
(Page 3).
3.) Added new paragraph to Section
donment if disconnected from Town
private well. (Page 4)
4.) Section 18 (1) Disconnect notice
rather then the $20. (2) Reconnect F
ness hours (3) Reconnect fee from
(Page 5)
5.) Added new paragraph to Section
to pay the new higher security depo
6.) Section 22 Scratched Residenti
separate unit to have its own separa
Persons are advised that if they decide to api
ing/hearing, they will need a record of the pr
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of
includes the testimony and evidence upon w
Any person with a disability requiring reason
ticipate in this meeting should call (904) 259
259-5464. If you are hearing impaired and re
please call at least one week prior to the mee
that service for you.

Horticulture, family extension officers hired
Heather Futch and Barbara Smith recently joined the Baker County extension office
at the ag center as family and consumer science agent and horticulture agent respec-
tively. Ms. Smith is the county'sfirst fll time horticulture agent and will advise both
individuals and businesses. She will also undertake the popular master gardener
program. Ms. Smith is a botany graduate of the University of Florida, where she also
studied in the extension agent program. She currently lives in Gainesville and will
be moving to Baker County. Ms. Futch, a native of rural Georgia, graduated from
the University of Georgia in December, 2005 and her duties will be divided between
Baker and Bradford counties. Her job covers areas like family financial manage-
ment, home buyer education and food safety. Both positions are funded 60 percent by
the state and 40 percent by the county. Extension Director Mike Sweat is still looking
for a 4-H agent. To reach either Ms. Futch or Ms. Smith, telephone 259-3520.

WLIC HEARING arrant arrests
osed ordinance whose title W' l /s
up for public hearing on Tues-
at the Town Hall of Glen St. The first week of the new year
at the Town Hall of Glen St.
St. Mary Florida 32040. Copies saw a half-dozen arrests of per-
St. Mary, Florida 32040. Copies sons on criminal warrants, one of
by any member of the public at them when the defendant showed
-. On the date above mentioned, up for court in Macclenny.
d be heard with respect to this Chance Mallory, 17, of Mac-
as follows: clenny was put in jail and failed
to. show up for court January
3 when authorities learned he
St. Mary amending original Ordi- 3 when authorities learned he
had an outstanding felony war-
anges: rant for drug possession. Circuit
his will increase leasee security Judge Phyllis Rosier decided Mr.
Judge Phyllis Rosier decided Mr.
Mallory will be tried as an adult.
in the title of Sections 6 and 7 Others arrested on outstand-
ing warrants:
i11 for possible fine and aban- Jerome Lee; 34, of Mac-
n Water and reconnected to clenny, arrested by Deputy Mark
Hall for failure to pay child sup-
es mailed on 16 of the month port. When he was being booked,
Fee from $10 to $20 during busi- police learned Mr. Lee is also
$20 to $40 after business hours. wanted in Duval County for do-
mestic battery.
18 Customer may be required Tyrone Turner, 47, of Mac-
sit if disconnected. (Page 5) clenny, brought here January 3
ial from wording requiring each from the pre-trial detention cen-
teTown meter. ter in Jacksonville for violating
peal any decision made in this meet- probation and credit card fraud.
*oceedings, and for such purpose, they Police learned also he is wanted
f the proceedings is made, which record in Charlton County, Ga. for skip-
hich the appeal is to be based. ping bond on a felony charge.
nahle nccnmmodation in order to nar- ping

1-3777 or faxa written request to (904)
require the services of an interpreter,
eting and the Town will arrange to provide







CALL 259-6015.


2nd Nine Weeks
Fish: Jacob Angelo, Savannah Harper, Jamon Jones, Kaitlin Padgett, Jarob Raybum,
Susan Reimer, Joseph Tedesco, Jessica Norman. Fitzwater: Blake Dicks, Elizabeth
Diperna, Karli Harvill, Jerren Hodges, Nicholas Howell, Ty Kelly, Krystyn King-
sley, Lucas Kish, Tara McDowell, Danae Miller, Mallory Morgan, Karlee Nelson,
Minh-Trang Nguyen, Chase Nielson, Mallory Tomlin. Gordon: Britney Lauramore.
Griffin: Avery Bryan, Allie England, Emma Gipson, Zac Gregory, Blane Griffis,
Tucker Kinghorn, Larry Mulligan, Carson Padgett, Hailee Rodgers, Clayt Smith.
Jones: Alyssa Giddens, Madisyn Looby, Don'neisha Wright. Lough: Gregory Bar-
rios, Taylor Craft, Lacey Durham, Matthew Eldridge, Kelsey Ray, Amber Ruise,
Dawson Yarborough. McCart: Lacie Silguero, Billy Hines,Taelyn Smith. Mitchell:
Haleigh Beazzo, Shelby Frits, Jarred Gaskins, Keiara Jackson, Nicholas Lee, Jacob
Teague,Alyssa Thrift, Elisha Watkins. West: David Cameron Blow, Myles Finn, Ty-
ler Fox, Lia Love, Sierra McCawley.
Harvey: Dalton Crews, Savannah Crews. Hurst: Anna Bowen, Corey 'Mills. Sa-
baka: Mason Harvey. Sullivan: Avery Canaday, Emily Coleman, Alyssa Guidash,
Shelby King, Will Livingston, Jacob Waltman, Kelley Hill. A. Taylor: Hutner Brit-
tian, Hannah Cain, Logan Combs, Tannis Crews, Zack Crocket, Carley Gray, Jor-
dan Griffis, Rena Howie, Lindsey Love, Hunter Meadows, Sydney Raulerson, Will
Rhoden, Tiffany Samaroo, Dakota Stitsinger, Chaise Taylor, Johnnie Sue Williams,
Jadyn Yarborough. Wignall: Delaine Combs, Peyton Eastman, Sidnie Fauble, Mi-
chael Fisher, Austin Hartley, Madison Kennedy, Austin Mills, Elizabeth Pinkston,
Amber Thatcher. Woods: Juliane Beasley, Erica Flakowics, Emily Gray, Drianna
Anderson: Brianna Bryant, Zackary Carr, Ian Finn, Dawson Faser, Emily Harris, Ty
Hartley, Jeffery Lapointe, Jordan Lauramore, Tyler Mash, Matthew Morgan, Sacana
Rhoden, Zachary Truluck, Brittany Webb. Godwin: Madison Fox. Jackson:Taylor
Martin, Kasey Weber, Sydnee Watson. Rambo: Crews Orendar. Rentz: Caleb Grif-
fin, Samuel Oyinloye, Shea Robinson, Grayson Wagstaff.
Fish: Brittany Wilson. Fitzwater: Selena Gonzalez, Destini Hires, Myra Kronz,
Makenzie Rhoden. Gordon: Elijah Rayburn, S.L. Johns, Cole Harvey, Bryce Don-
aldson, Catey Cavannaugh, Shelby Behm. Griffin: Davonte' Brown, Corben Hodg-
es,Ashley Paulson, Kallie Sowell. Jones: Vera Baker, Cameron Berg, Isaiah Brown,
Gabriel Cannon, Christian Crawford, Dylan Drow, Curtis Harinon, Ricky Johns,
Haley McCullough, Devin Smith. Lough:Caleb Carroll, Abigail Craven, Tristin
Crews, John Green, Alayni Guidash, Dalton Johnson, Jordyn Martin, Chelsea Ste-
ven, Hunter Wilson. McCart: Josh Barton, Nicholas Langston, Michelle Lin, Sierra
Michell, Tommy Ruise, Carson Gray. Mitchell: Amy Belcher, Mitchel Crain, Faith
Green, Jayvon Howar, Zymir Washington, Nicklaus Wyland. Scott: Bradly Barth-
low, Mikayla Brandt, Alexia Carter Angel Davidson, Ramon Lee, Matthew McDon-
ald, Hanna Ross, Jordan Vanvactor. West: Jayden Fowler, Hailey Freeman,'Savoy
Jefferson, Jordan Johnson, Joshua Jones.
Davis: Ciera Davis, Meagan Dugger. Harvey: Joseph Green, Siera Grimes, Emily
Johnson, Nikki Lowery, Seth Davies, Doiovan Terrel, Michaelah Wilkerson. Hurst:
James Barton, Amber Dash, Katelyn Johnson, Jared Kiper, Christian Lee, James
Phillips, Hunter Reed, Hunter Retcho, Emily Tedesco. Sullivan: Hayley Cook, Cait-
lyn Fish, Rosie Helms, Shantenay Jackson, Eric Parker, Allison Theophile, Dalton
Vonk. A. Taylor: Jonathan Carter, Sarmantha Rabon,Alexis Stewart, Harrison Presta,
Hunter Shannon. Wignall: Brendan Baker, Elizabeth Crews, Austion Reagle, Trista.
Gibson, Cheyanne Krauss, Cam'ron Mobley, Caleb Mobley, Nicholas Phagan, Blair
Shadd, Jacob Thrift. Woods: Hayleigh Boatright, Kaylan Grimes, Marcus Harper,
Isabella Holloway, Jada Jackson, Taylor McNeil, David Meyers, Jayla Moody, Lloyd
Olive, Makayla Tennison, Detrone Watkins, Trestany Wilkerson, Dawson Williams.
Anderson: Donovan Bryant, Hunter Davis, Kyle Davs, Melody Holt, Khalil Lee,
Gabby Lee, Ricki Mitchell, Kelsey Owens, Andrew Wilkinson. Cumpston: Logan
Butler, Brittani Crockett, Shania Hill, Peyton Howell, Danny Mathis, April Stitsing-
er, Daelyn Young, Christina Adams. Dorman: Tyler Brown, Destiny Gainey, Wil-
nesha Johnson, Faith Mitchell, Rachel Price. Godwin: Travion Clayton, Cody Da-
vis, Dillon Gill, Kierstyn McKinney, Isiah Miller, Alex Niedermeier, Bailey Tyson,
Brooke Riley. Jackson: Kolton Conner, Jake Gibson, Kenny Hall, Jesse Hall, Shel-
by Johns, Cheyenne Monfort, Priscila Simon, Colton Yeager. Rambo: Johnnie Da-
vis, Keith McLemore, Kayla Charles, Anthony Simmons Alyssa Thompson. Rentz:
Jack Koburger, Jake Koburger, Kate Meadows, Ashton Ray, Dawson Robbins. Sa-
baka: Alyssa Thompson, Chris Robins, Hunter Smallwood, Ashylnn Johnson, Elys-
sa Jones, Jeremiah Bryant, Cassandra Guajardo, Austin Starling, Steven Carey, Cody
Karpf, Ariel Keeney. L Taylor: Zachary Cannon, Shayla Dearborn, Jaymie Grimes,
Collyn Green, Matthew Johns, James Reed, Cairlan Rose.. Amber Simmons.

Empower your Teen...


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Free Chicken Dinner and a $100

Wal-mart gift card giveaway along

with many other prizes.

Registration is free. Please call
Sarah Beth at 226-7905 to reserve
your free spot! Sponsored by the
Baker County Health Department,
the YMCA of Macclenny and

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Discover how to help

your child make healthy

sexual choices. Come

hear about the

consequences of

sexually active teens and

how you'can talk to your

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Mr. and Mrs. Harvill
Harvills wedJanuary 6
Lindsey & Madison Rob-
erts, along with Amber, Butch
& Karli Harvill, would like to
announce the marriage of their
parents, Kay & Butch, on Janu-
ary 6, 2007. The wedding was
held at Raiford Road Church.
Kay is the daughter of Dar-
win & Christine Taylor of Glen
St. Mary and Butch is the son of
Darrel & Barb Harvill of Mac-
clenny. After a honeymoon to
Pennsylvania, the couple will
reside in Macclenny.

Ms. Wood and Mr. Tedrick

To be marriedJan. 26
Chauna Wood and Robert
Tedrick, both of Glen St. Mary
will be married on January 26,
2006 at the Blanch Hotel.
Chauna is the daughter of
James Wood of Glen St. Mary
and the late Denise Miller. Rob-
ert is the son of P.J. Tedrick and
Bill Spawn, both of Jackson-


to be held in Starke
A retirement party is sched-
uled for this Saturday, January
13 at the Bradford County Fair-
grounds in Starke to honor Lovie
Mae Hollis-Williams of Lawtey,
who retired this month after 37
years at Northeast Florida State
Ms. Williams left state service
on December 31 as a supervisor
in the housekeeping department.
All her friends and co-workers
past and present are invited to
attend the event that runs from
5:00-9:00 pm. The fairgrounds
are off US 301 north of Starke.
Any questions, call Sylvia
Johnson at 904-966-2455.




Karelle S. Walker
Dr. John Albert Burnett and children
John Edward & Amy Burnett, Doug
Burnett and children James & Jamie
Burnett, Jason Burnett, Kimberly Walker
Laidmoan and children Ashyln & Jared
Laidnian, Jana Lee Walker. r

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Davis' welcome son
Duane and Brandy Davis are
proud to announce the birth of
their son Chason Duane Davis.
Chason was born November 28,
2006. He weighed nine pounds
12 ounces and was 2112 inches
Chason's grandparents are
Randy and Kim Higginbotham
of Glen St. Mary, Mike Lucas of
Macclenny, Zena Davis of Mac-
clenny and Pete and the late Ann
Davis of Sanderson.

Monthly cruise-in
Come join the classic, antique
and hot rod cars for our monthly
cruise-in at the Wal-mart park-
ing lot on Saturday, January 13
at 4:00 pm.
The public is welcome.

I Lilly Tennyson Sapp

Sister arrives Dec. 22
Avery is pleased to announce
the arrival of his sister Lilly Ten-
nyson Sapp. Lilly was born De-
cember 22, 2006 at Baptist Hos-
pital. She weighed 7 pounds 12
ounces and was 20 inches long.
Proud parents are T.J. and
Amy Sapp of Macclenny. Ma-
ternal grandparents are Wendell
and Jennifer Crews of Glen St.

Garden Club meeting
to be held on Jan. 11th
The January Garden Club
meeting will include a program
on camellias presented by Lyn
Taber and Kyle Brown. It's a
time to find out everything you
need to grow these elegant win-
ter beauties. The meeting will be
held at 10:00 am on Thursday,
January 11 at The Glen (Mathis
House) at the Glen St. Mary
For more information on the
meeting or joining the club, con-
tact 259-6064.

Pres dvetiin
Deadinei 11 K
Monday5:00 P

MLK parade to

be held Jan. 12th
A day of celebration in honor
of the late Dr. Martin Luther
King will be held on Friday,
January 12, 2007. A parade will
begin at Keller Intermediate
School at 11:00 am. Anyone
that wishes to participate in the
parade, please contact parade
marshall and coordinator Rev.
Tommy Rollins at 259-7721
office or after hours at 386-754-
9161 home.

Baseball try-outs
The North Florida Breeze
baseball travel team, ages 11 and
under, will have open try-outs on
January 13, 2007. The Breeze is
Lake City based.
For more information, call

,for the week of January 15-19
Cold lunch plate or chef salad with wheat roll
or crackers, and dessert ('. i ... ,.-f .r ,. OR
TUESDAY: Pepperoni pizza slice or
chunky chicken noodle soup w/home-
made wheat roll, seasoned mixed veg-
etables, tossed salad, fresh fruit choice,
gelatin w/whipped topping and milk.
WEDNESDAY: Golden corndog or
grilled turkey ham & cheese sandwich,
french fries, creamy cole slaw, chilled
fresh fruit, slice of homemade cake w/ic-
ing and milk.
THURSDAY: Spaghetti w/meat sauce
w/slice of homemade Italian bread or fish
crisp on whole grain bun, potato rounds,
steamed broccoli & cauliflower mix,
chilled pears and milk.
FRIDAY: Taco salad w/salsa or
chicken nuggets, golden corn, lettuce &
tomato blend, chilled fruit choice, home-
made wheat roll and milk.


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Array ofqueens emergefrom pageant at BCHS...
When the balloting ended the night of January 5 at the Baker High auditorium, this group of contestants walked offwith titles that
will endure through 2007: (back row, 1-r) Jr. Miss Glen St. Mary Kayla Barton, Jr. Miss Macclenny Kayla Jeffres, Teen Miss Baker
County Kaylee Yarborough, Teen Miss Glen Cassie Martin, Teen Miss Macclenny Tannah McCullough, Miss Baker County Tana
Williams, Miss Glen St. Mary Linsey Eiserman, Miss Macclenny Leslie Nipper, Jr. Miss Baker County Madison Knabb; (front
row) Tiny Miss Macclenny Kiyana Brown, Little Miss Glen Jaclyn Adkinson, Tiny Miss Baker County Emily Wyrick, Little Miss
Macclenny Mia Fish, Little Miss Baker County Mallory Mobley, Tiny Miss Glen Mallory Burnsed.

-Happy 4th Birthday,L
Kaylee Christmas
Wf OW.-ow- A

Daddy, Momma, MeMe & Papa
T hristmas, MeMe & Papa Adams,
Uncle Jesse

Kindergarten Readiness

To all incoming 2007-2008 kindergarteners and their
parents, there will be four hour long sessions with
activities planned to help you and your child make a
smooth transition into kindergarten.
At the Baker County Pre-K/ K Center.
Please register for each session by calling
Velinda at 259-0405.

Monday, January 22
6:00 pm

Tuesday, February 20
r 6:00 pm

,i Tuesday, March 13

i Monday, April 9
6:00 pm

Kindergarten here we come!

2nd Nine Weeks
Callahan: Levi Dugger, Joshua Haygood, Patricia "Cheyenne" McGee, Quantrel
Ruise, Hannah Thomas. Dyal: Breanna Bell, Landon McCune, Courtney Waltrip,
Kaitlyn Williams. Hart: Caleb Crews, Cole Cushman, Antonio Denmark, Reagan
Dopson, Kylie Gabbard, Mariah Grendzinski, Madison Haller, Christopher Hill,
Bailey Pisani, Miranda Tubbs. Mason: Jaclyn Adkison, Dalton Dietz, Dawson
Ferguson. Hilton: Skyler Cales, Amberly Home, Lake Lewis. Murphy: Sydney
Burnsed, Daniel Courson, Alaina Crawford, Olivia Crews, Griffin Hinson, Cooper
Hodges, Taylor Moore, Arlie Rhoden, Jarred Spurlock. Richardson: Shayla
Crews, Mackenzie Williams. Roach: Billy Joe Brown, Cameron Hauge, Cameron
Kaiser, Devin Simpson. Sands: Collin Ambrose, Cheyenne Ball, Regan Barber,
Roy Clark, Sarah Crews, Will Crockett, Brysen Dopson, Amaya Figueroa, Jade
Hale, Laney Harvey, McKenzie Hickman, Kyrie Holman, Leah Kerce, Evie
Knabb, Ethan Knight, Camryn Payne, Jackson Sands, Lillie Starling, Noah Taylor.
Sheridan: Keona Adkins, Devon Cole, Naylee Lumpkin, Preston Sutton, Justin
Wiggins. Smith: Deanna Caudill, Waylon Golden, Maggie Gray, Dale Gene
Hodges, Joseph Johnson, September McKinley, Hannah Roberts, Mathew Sands.
Thomas: Elizabeth Ambrose, Abbigail Baggett, Shoteya Coleman, Gracie Mobley,
Caytlyn Peters, Morgan Shrull, Amber Simmons, Ridge Stewart. Warner: Taylor
Conner, Geffery Gaskins, Jacob Morgan, Elizabeth Reagan, Parker Roberts,
Brandon Wages.
Crews: Ben Ellis, Mark Romano, Nate Taylor. Duval: Sierra Ahrens, Mackenzie
Ariail, Zachary Bingham, Tanner Blanks, Mallory Cain, Ashton Carter, Christy
Crews, Erica Hartley, Mallory Mobley, Mason Mosley, Breah Pelfrey, Heather
Pietrowski, Karly Richardson, Meara Lynn Tarte, Kate Walker. Elledge/Jacobs:
Grace Fly, Tiffany Kenny, Jessica Roberts. Gonzalez: C.J. Adkins, Hope Fly,
Amelia Loubani, Jordan Norton. Green: Jacob Anderson, Dean Bryant, Blair
Finley, Chase Griffis, Sara Hilliard, Macy Jackson, Christopher Touchton. Hand:
Caleb Crews, Collin Crews, Kaytlin Crews, Miranda Dehart, Jacob Harrell, Logan
Monds, Avery Norman, Landon Peterson, Gavin Register, Owen Taylor. Hurst:
Olivia Bogardus, Joshua Carter, Shawn Danese. James: April Crews, Cecil
Hagan, Savanah Moss, Michelle Malloy, Christian Watkins. Moment: Charlie
Anderson, Amber Denmark. Rhoden: Bryce Donker, Aura Esterling, Ashley Hall,
Austin Hancock. Stafford: Brianna Chandler, Bailey Cook, Mia Fish, Dallas Hill,
Lauren Steinmeyer, Jesslyn Williams.
Adams/Hite: Dalton Jones, Corley Sweat. Binn: Tyler Groves, Brandon Harris.
Payne: Jarrett Barton, John Crawford, Kellen Dopson, Mary Elizabeth Elledge,
Zachary Johnson, Shelbie Martin, Larry Morris, Blake Roberts, Javan Robinson.
White: Brandie Callaway, Melanie Sweat, Ashley Thompson. Wendel: Ben
Crawford, Justin Hardee, Rose Thompson. Williams: John Roberts.
Callahan: Christian Gardner, Emily Phillips. Dyal: Matthew Griffis, Katelynn
Muncy, Alyssa Rich, Rockey Roberson, Edward Ruise, Justus Tampoc. Hart:
Tarin Bursed, Jyese Givens, Kyle Griffis, Quinci Hand, Wade Johnson, Landen
Oca, Tori Richardson. Hilton: Mckenzie Curry, Taylor Dyal, Kimberly Fink.
Mason: Angel Farmer, Kyra Kent, Pilar Manning, Shayla Smith, Tony Allen
Trail, Marcus Williams, Joseph Young. Moment: Tristan Davis. Murphy: Jackie
Donker, Klint Griffis, Morgan Jewell, Brandy Norrell, Austin West. Richardson:
Carliya Jefferson, Lucas Morris, Andrea Ruise,' Haley Self. Roach: Destiny
Davis, Jennifer Davis, Madyson Davis, Alera Ferguson, Dalton Hathcox, Savannah
Parish, Noah Starling. Sands: McKenzie Crews. Sheridan: Savannah Anderson,
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Knuckles, Zachery Lilly.
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Kelsey Strickland, Jacob Wallstedt, Darby Weatherly. Duval: Rachael Clark,
Chad Collins, Mallory Godwin, Roderick Haygood, Jessica Westerwelle. Elledge/
Jacobs: Corey Adams, Desiree Bingham, Katelyn Campbell, Clayton Canaday,
Hunter Groves, Angel Jackson, Alexx St.John, Brittany Sansoucie, Amber Taylor.
Gonzalez: Matthew Crews, Dametra Gibson, Johnny Hodges, John Kincheloe,
Owyn Matthews, Jamie Privett, Brianna Williams. Green: Clay Brassart, Casey
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Cats best Middleburg, Nassau, Bradford

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Kara Dupree looks for open passing lane against Ridgeview.

Girls are trounced by


It was a rough week for the
Lady Wildcats. The girls were
shell-shocked after a pair of loss-
es to Bradford County and Rid-
geview. The losses left Coach
Franklin Griffis shaking his
"We came out a little slug-
gish from the holiday and played
a couple of good teams from
our district and the combination
was not very pretty for us," said
The Lady Cats got their worst
shellacking of the season on
Thursday when they traveled to
Starke to take on Bradford Coun-
ty. As Griffis said, it was not
pretty. The Tornadoes handed the
Wildcats a 73-23 loss.
"They are a very quick and
athletic team and are ranked in
the top 10 in the state and are in
first place in our district," said
The Lady Tornadoes con-
trolled the game from the open-
ing tip. They burst out of the
gates for 28 first period points,
while allowing only 5 from the
Lady Cats. Bradford turned off
the afterburners a little in the sec-
ond period, but led easily at the
half 38-12.
Bradford continued to extend
its lead with a lot of pace and
good percentage shots that the
Cat defense couldn't stop. To
their credit, though they were far
behind the Tornadoes, the Cats
didn't give up.
"One thing about these girls,"
said Griffis, "even when we are
not playing particularly well,
they continue to play hard and
they never give up. As a coach,
you can't ask for more than
Brittany Hinson led the Cats
with 12 points. Brittany Ruise
had 8, Kara Dupree 2 and Caitlin
Griffis 1 point.
Ridgeview continued the
rough handling, handing the
Cats a 56-38 loss. Ridgeview
kept BCHS on the back foot for
most of the night with a sticky
defense. "Ridgeview never al-
lowed us to get settled into our
offense and kept us off-balanced
the entire game," said Griffis.
Ridgeview was up 25-15 at


the half and continued to extend
the lead as the game progressed.
Brittany Ruise was the top scorer
for BCHS with 13 points.
The Lady Cats will travel to
Live Oak to take on Suwannee
County on Thursday and will
host West Nassau on Friday.
Both tip offs are at 7:30 pm.

Kennedy is

Match Man
Senior Kyle Kennedy is
this week's Man of the Match.
Kennedy got a season high 17
points against the Middleburg
Broncos last
week. The
point total is
when one
15 of the 17
points came J
off of three- I
point shots.
Kennedy .,,,
is the team's KyleKemiedy
specialist and never met a long
range shot that he didn't like.
Like most three-point shooters,
Kennedy isn't discouraged if
a shot doesn't hit and has the
confidence to keep gunning.
When he gets hot, as he did
versus the Broncos, it can have
a devastating effect on the
opposition. Kennedy's shooting
was particularly effective in the
third period of Thursday's game.
Middleburg came out after the
halftime fired-up.
Kennedy's three pointers
allowed the Cats to keep the
Broncos at arm's length in the
game and maintain the lead.
That's why long range
bomber Kyle Kennedy is this
week's Man of the Match.

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the Tornadoes and Friday was
no exception. Though BCHS
won the game 54-49, they had
to battle back from a one point
halftime deficit.
The first half was a back and
forth affair with both teams
evenly matched. This night
Bradford was hot from outside
the arc. They stayed up on the
quick Cats with four three point
It was the third period that
proved the difference for BCHS.
The Wildcats doubled the score
put up by the Tornadoes in the
period. The Cats exploded for 19
points while holding Bradford to
8 points. Ike Parker hit for seven

of his 14 points in the period.
Bradford made a run in the
fourth quarter, but the Wildcats
held them at arm's length for the
Parker led BCHS with 14
points; Strachen had 11; Tyler
Thomas 10 and Crowley 8
BCHS got the tri-fecta on
Saturday night with a 77-46 rout
of West Nassau. The Warriors
hung close in the first period but
then the wheels came off the bus.
BCHS outscored the Warriors
15-6 to take a 32-18 lead at the
They never looked back from
there. The Warriors closed the

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difference a little in the third
period, but that just woke the
Wildcats up and they scored 26
points to West Nassau's 16 in
the final stanza to put the game
West Nassau tried to follow
in the fourth period to close the
gap, but they kept fouling the
wrong guy. Blake Rowan got
sent to the free throw stripe and
nailed every opportunity.
Strachen led the way with 14
points. Rowan had his best game
of the season with 11 points. Joe
Reed had 9 points and Doneric
Jefferson 8 points for the Cats.
BCHS hosts Santa Fe, on Jan.
12 and Bradford on the 16th.

The Wildcat basketball team
got off to a great start in 2007
with three wins last week. The
Cats clinched home wins against
Middleburg and West Nassau,
then traveled to Starke for a
big win over rivals Bradford
The Cats were on fire from
outside the three-point stripe on
Thursday as they cruised to a 74-
56 victory over the Middleburg
Broncos in the BCHS gym. Kyle
Kennedy hit five long range
shots. Fifteen of Kennedy's
game high 17 points came from
outside the three-point arc.
The Wildcats were faster
than the Broncos and the speed
definitely showed in the first
quarter. The Cats ran over,
around and through the Broncos,
tossing in 20 points to the 11 the
Broncos scored. The Cats didn't
let up an iota in the second
period, dropping 20 more points
to take a 40-25 lead into the
During the first half, the
Wildcats were nailing long range
bombs from left and right. They
hit five three pointers during the
first half of play, and wound up
with nine for the game.
The tempo slowed slightly
in the third period, allowing
the Broncos to stay even with
BCHS, but they were never able
to close the distance. Whenever
they got close, Kennedy would
hit another long range bucket to
widen the gap.
Thore Crowley had 16
points and 6 steals that night;
Nate Strachen had 12 points
and 6 steals; Logan Price had 8
points and Delano Paige 7 points
and 6 rebounds.
The Wildcats knew they
would have a tough time when
they boarded the bus for Starke.
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Dirt, slag & for hire. 622-7489 or 259-
7452. 1/11-18p
Dryer $50, washer $25.259-0768.
Buck Stove, cast iron, with blower,
used as fireplace insert, New $1500,
sell for $600, 259-3737 ask for Karin.
12' Jon boat w/trailer, 6 HP Johnson
kicker, $700. 259-5573 or 226-3704.
Chest freezer, like new, $150. 259-
5877. 1/11c
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
,i:cllent condition Southern Charm
259-411-10 .12 9tt
Bed, beautiful temp-pedic memory
foam mattress & boxsprings, new
in plastic, with warranty, retail $950,
must sell $379, can deliver. 904-858-
9350. 11/2tfc
3X24 ft., 29 gauge, metal roofing;
2x6, 44 ft., load bearing, trusses. 334-
6695. 1/4-25c
Good used appliances. 90 day money
back guarantee. 266-4717.7/13-3/29p
Washers/Dryers $150 set, will sepa-
rate; refrigerator & stove 90 day war-
ranty, free delivery and set up. 904
964-5266 anytime. 1/4-11p
2005 Suzuki 1500 Boulevard, under
5,000 miles, take over payments. 838-
9672. 1/4-11p
King pillowtop, new with warranty,
$289, can deliver. 904-391-0015.
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round
foyer console. All pieces are mahogany
wood. Southern Charm. 259-4140.
4 285/75R16 Pro Comp M/Ts on
Mickey Thompson DC-1 wheels, only
3K miles, like new, $1000. 904-449-
3293. 1/11tfc

Lost chocolate/ tan small
male chihuahua. Debarked.
Neutered. 7 yrs old.
Please call
904.307-8146 or 251-5451
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Luxury queen pillowtop, in plastic,
$199.904-398-5200. 11/2tfc
Solid wood cherry sleigh bed with
mattress & boxsprings, retail $950,
sacrifice for $395, can deliver. 904-
858-9350. 11/2tfc
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany,
can be seen at Southern Charm. 259-
4140. 12/9tfc


2003 Taurus, Everything works, good
tires & a/c, all power, custom wood-
grain interior, 100k miles, driven daily,
$5800.259-9177. 1/11-25p
1998 Toyota Tacoma, 2WD, excellent
condition, 130k miles, $3500. Call 259-
2232 after 5:30 pm. 1/11 p
2004 Ford F250 4x4 Super Duty ex-
tended cab, gas, loaded with every-
thing, 20" tires & rims, 62,500 miles,
$20,500.259-2900. 12/28tfc
1985 Ford van, runs great, needs body
work, $500 firm, serious inquires only.
259-7904. 1/11p
1986 Dodge Ram, custom van, around
50,000 miles on engine & transmis-
sion, new brakes, air and heat, $1800.
904-571-0913. 1/11p
1997 Saturn SL2, 4 door, standard,
immaculate car, adult owned, $2500
OBO. 259-9621. 1/11-18p
1998 Mercury Tracer, approximately
45,000 miles on 4 cylinder engine, au-
tomatic, air & heat, new brakes & tires,
$1800. 904-571-0913. 1/11p

Do you 'have a junk car or truck you
want njau.d off or to sell 259-7968.
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in good
condition. Call Karin at Southern Charm
259-4140. 2/13tfc

Registered Arabian, 19 year old mare,
14.2 H, experienced rider, $1000 OBO.
259-8144. 1/11p
8 year old Quarter horse, mare,
$1000; 5 year old Paint mare, $700;
Pigmy goats, males only. 904-251.-
4451 or 912-843-2648. 1/4-11p
Pom/Chi puppies, 1 female left, 7
weeks old, 1st shots and complete
worming, $200; 1 year old Pomera-
nian, sable in color, $225. 259-1775.
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Free Tabby cat to good home, spayed,
declawed, litterbox trained. 259-3611
or 838-6034. 1/11p

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A/C and duct installer, must be experi-
enced. 259-8038. 1/11-2/1p
Seeking the right person to handle
front office duties at an established,
busy office in Macclenny. You must
have above average business and
organizational skills, a proven ability to
deal with the public in an accurate and
pleasing manner. Salary commensu-
rate with experience. Send resumes to
c/o Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063.
Florida Times Union early morning
route in Macclenny and Sanderson.
Must have dependable transportation,
cash bond and telephone. Call 1-888-
810-4524. 1/4-18c
CNAs, full-time 11:00 pm-7:30 am,
must be dependable, licensed & pass
background/state check, references a
must. Apply in person @ Macclenny
Nursing & Rehab, 755 S. 5th St./Hwy
228. 1/11-18c
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
Driver wanted. No CDL, good driving
record, home evenings, $400-$600 per
week. 904-591-2916. 1/11c
Pest control/lawn technician needed,
opportunity to learn a trade with great
career potential for hard worker, $10/
hour to train. Medical, dental, retire-
ment, life, $26k plus. Must have a valid
Florida driver's license. 904-726-9332.
Drivers and Contractors. Home
through the week! Drop and Hook
loads! Great pay/benefits. CDL-A, 3
years experience, browntrucking.com.
800-241-524 x 106. 1/4-11p
Northeast Florida State Hospital, a
Governor's Sterling award winner, is
currently seeking to fill the following
positions: Maintenance Mechanic.
Selected applicants will be hired as-
county employees, eligible for county
benefits. However, the physical loca-
tion of employment will be on site
at Northeast Florida State Hospital,
located at 7487 S. SR 121, Macclenny,
FL 32063, phone 904-259-6211 ext.
1175 and fax 904-259-7104. Salary
will be determined based upon appli-
cable position. Applications and posi-
tion information (class specifications
and position description) are avail-
able to be pick up at Northeast Florida
State Hospital, Human Resources,
Administration Building at the address
listed below, Room #10. The posi-
tions will be posted in accordance with
Baker County posting requirements for
a period of 14 days. Posting will begin
on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 and will
close on Tuesday, January 23, 2007.
A faxed resume can be accepted. A
county application and the position
information mailed upon receipted of
confirmed fax. Applications cannot be
considered after the closing on January
23, 2007. 1/11c
Part time w/full time potential.
Looking for motivated, qualified per-
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Experience in sales helpful. Reply with
resume & references to P.O. Box 598,
Macclenny, FL 32063. 6/2tfc

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Reduced- Ten high and dry acres zoned
for horses. Located 3 miles west of Glen
St. Mary off of US 90. Good road frontage.
Modular, manufactured and conventional
homes welcome Reduced to $159,900
New Listing- Peaceful setting on private
lane. High and dry 2 acres with 1404 SF
1999 doublewide in good condition. 3 BR,
2 BA split design. Nice screened porch. 2
miles north of Glen St. Mary. Priced to sell
Fixer upper for hunter/fisherman. 1994
1296 SF h-.73 acres.
Shed with ing area.
Near OceanPoninOustee. Needs a little
work. $69,900
Nearly new 2004 manufactured home.
1984 SF, 3nln 10 acres
zoned forpeciate.

opportunity! Restaurant building and
land across street from courthouse. The
building is currently rented to a barbecue
restaurant. This 'is a prime location (300
East Macclenny Avenue (US Hwy. 90).
Near hospital, doctor offices, city/county
offices and downtown business district.
Plenty of parking on .6 acre with 129
front feet on US Hwy. 90 and approxi-
mately 205' on Third St. Sale includes
building, land and equipment listed on
original rental agreement.
Nice older MH completely renovated &
new additions. 3 BR, 1 BA, FP, screen &
open porch, abv. ground pool, privacy fence.
Large storage buildings. .88 acre corner lot.
Reasonably priced at $89,900 Owner will
consider financing with 20% down.

gacA-# Friday 9:00 am-2:00 pm. 121 N.. 5 miles on left.
.E Lots of nice stuff.
l Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-2:00 pm. 1 block before
TAGSALE Altman's, 125 N., look for signs. Namebrand shoes,
I purses & clothes. Great deals worth the drive!
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm. 7825 Red Top
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Rd., Old Nursery Plantation. Ladies clothes sizes
12-16, unior clothes sizes 7-9, miscellaneous items. Weather per-

Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm. Miltondale to Suzanne Drive.

Saturday 8:00 am-?, corner of 125 N. & Madison, Glen St. Mary.
Saturday 8:00 am-?. 125 N. to Madison St.. Glen St. Mary, follow
signs. Brand name baby clothes, women & kids clothes, much more.
Saturday 8:30 am-1:00 pm, Old Nursery Plantation, 7610 Glynn Al-
lyn Rd.
Saturday & Sunday. 9:00 am-?. -116 W. 8th Ave. behind Moody's
Chevron. 2-3 families.

Allbright Contracting is accepting
applications for pipe foreman and pipe
layers. Fax resume to 259-0797 or call
259-0792. 1/11-18p

Local home care agency looking for
full time/part time Physical Therapist
and Occupational Therapist. Contact
Linda at 259-3111. 5/25tfc
Class A Driver. Company OTR driv-
er needed for established flatbed and
heavy haul carrier. Average company
driver earns $50,000 per year plus
medical, paid holidays and vacation.
Company match 401k after one year.
Late model equipment and profes-
sional experience. Qualified candidate,
please contact WJW at 904-781-5600
or dmisiuta@wjwltd.com. 1/11 p
Pier 6 Seafood now accepting applica-
tions for all positions. 259-6123.
Company specializing in erosion con-
trol now hiring the following positions:
Crew leaders, equipment operators,
laborers, class A CDL drivers. Valid
driver's license a MUST. Fax resume to
904-275-3292 or call 275-4960. EOE,
Drug free workplace. 1/11p
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn mainte-
nance worker with valid Florida drivers
license. 259-7335. 3/23tfc
Cleaning/maintenance person, must
be able to operate floor machine, part-
time, 20-25 hours per week, immediate
opening, minimum wage. Macclenny
Moose Lodge 259-2700 or 259-6305
9:00 am-1:00 pm. 1/11-18c

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or national origin, or an intention, to make
any such preference, limitation or discrimi-
nation." Familial status includes children
under the age of 18 living with parents or
legal custodians, pregnant women and peo-
ple securing custody of children under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly accept.
any advertising for real estate which is in
violation of the law. Our readers are hereby
informed that all dwellings advertised in this
newspaper are available on an equal oppor-
tunity basis. To complain of discrimination,
call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777. The

toll free telephone number for the impaired
is 1-800-927-9275.
Bring your horses! Beautiful 2.71 acres
with 1997 doublewide, fenced pond,
fireplace, new carpet, pole barn, 2
sheds. Priced to sell at $105,000. 904-
477-8995. 1/4-11p
FSBO. 1250 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA home
completely remodeled, new inside &
out, 1+ beautiful acres, great location,
$156,000 OBO. 334-4987. 1/4-11p
FSBO. 10 acres, several miles outside
of Glen, 1/10 mile off Hwy 90, nice
property, prime location, restricted to
homes, horses allowed, $135,000. 259-
3878. 11/30tfc
/2 acre, rare to find in Glen St. Mary,
high & dry, close to high school & ten-
nis courts, mobile homes OK, $42,900.
904-219-0480. 10/12tfc
Beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA Macclenny home,
large family room and dining room,
1875 sf, backs up to large pond and
preserve, priced below appraisal,
$175,000. 407-252-4387. 1/4-18p
2.25 acres, high & dry, fish pond &
complete setup, ready to move on!
Homes & mobile homes. Georgia Bend,
15 minutes to 1-10, $50,000, owner
financing or 10% cash discount. 912-
843-8118. 9/28tfc
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit Ill, lot
for $55,000. Call 259-3343 weekdays
between 9:00 am-5:00 pm. 10/26tfc
New construction. 1800+ SF, 4 BR,
2V2 BA, 9 ft. ceilings, crown molding
throughout, off grade foundation on 1
acre in N. Macclenny, $195,900. 904-
219-0480. 9/21tfc
Land home package. New 1600 sf, 4
BR, 2 BA on 1.5 acre in Baker County
on St. Mary's River, $130,000. 259-
8028. 1/11-2/1c
10 acres off Cowpen Road, restricted
to 1 home, $120,000. Call Ray at 904-
651-8085. 12/21-1/11p -
1.28 acre lot with well & septic off
Woodlawn Rd., $45,000. Please call
904-813-3091. 10/12tfc
2 acres includes all improvements,
north of Sanderson, $24,900. 259-
8028. 1/11-2/lc
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III,
1 large lot, $60,000. Please call 259-
3343 weekdays between 9:00 am-5:00
pm. 10/26tfc
75x125 lot in Glen St. Mary, $29,000.
Call 904-838-0035. 11/23tfc
5 acres off 185, set-up, $38,000. 259-
8567 or 651-3216. 1/11-2/1p

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3 BR, 2 BA house, corner lot, St.
Mary's Circle W., $179,900. 275-2354.
Elegant entrance brick home. 4 BR, 2
BA, 2400 SF heated, 13' ceilings, great
room, living room, dining room, break-
fast area, kitchen w/white cabinets, both
bathrooms w/jacuzzi, master BA/walk-
in shower, security system, surround
sound in great room, large sunroom
next to a screened inground pool. Brand
new 13 seer, high efficiency heat pump.
Sprinkler system, beautiful landscaping.
2 room detached garage w/12' alumi-
num lean to and a fenced area. All on 1
acre which has an underground petsafe
invisible fence. Wonderful neighbor-
hood. Great location. Serious inquires
only. $380,000. 259-4602 or 259-6546.
or 219-2842. 8/24tfc
40 acres near river, some low areas.
Call Carol Burnsed at 259-3747.
Land & home package. 1-10 acres, sin-
glewides, doublewides & homes. 904-
591-2916. 1/11c
1999, 2 BR, 2 BA singlewide on 2
acres, $70,000. 225-3904 or 259-5573.

5 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 2 acres by
Sanderson Pipe, $700/month, $1000
deposit, no inside pits. 259-9066.
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, $150/
week, no deposit. 910-5434, beeper
160*132311*2. 1/11ip
Available now, 458 Canary Lane, 2 BR,
1 BA, $650/month, $650 deposit. Call
259-7892. 1/4tfc
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 2 acre lot,
$250/week, no deposit. 910-5434 or
beeper 160*132311*2. 1/11p
Baker County area, 2 BR, 1 BA mobile
home, W/D, front & back porch, 2 car
garage & storage on 1/4 acre country
living, $600/month, $600 deposit. 259-
2900. 1/11c
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 5 acres,
stocked fish pond and 2 car carport/
garage, no pets, $900/month, $1200
deposit. Available January 31. 259-
9066. 1/4-11p
2 BR, 2 BA in city limits, $500 deposit,
$750/month, no pets. 904-219-8089 or
259-6710. 1/11-18p

2 BR, 1 BA apartment in nice neigh-
borhood in downtown Macclenny, no
smoking or pets, 1st month, last month
and security deposit required, $550/
month. 904-859-3026. 1/4tfc
Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-860-
4604. 3/17tfc
2 BR, 1/2 BA mobile home in coun-
try, CH/A, no pets, $650/month, $500
deposit. 275-2865 or 923-2191 cell.
3 BR, 2 BA singlewide, $650/month,
1st, last month and $300 security, no
pets, no smoking. 259-7529 or 259-
8751 or 662-6294. 1/11p
3 BR, 1 BA in city, fenced yard, no
pets, no smoking, $750/month, 1st &
last month & $500 deposit. 813-5558.
Available now, 3 BR, 2 BA singlewide,
very clean, nice neighborhood, $600/
month, 1st, last and $300 security
deposit. 259-5877. 1/11c
14x70, 2 BR, 2 BA in city, no pets,

$300 deposit, $500/month. 259-5126.
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home at Cozy
Corners Mobile Home Park, $550/
month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-
7335. 1/11tfc

New Fleetwood homes. 2007 models
sold for thousands less. Drive a little,
save a lot. 259-1100. 1/11-2/1c
New 2006, 28x44, 2 BR, 2 BA
Fleetwood, was $47,900, now $42,900.
Yarborough Homes 259-8028.

Commercial building on US 90, 2500
SF. 259-7923 or 259-9080. 1/4-25p

Have you seen me?
Lost before Christmas. Last seen
between Ben Rowe Road and Adams
Street. My name is Dino, I am 11 years
old and a black and tan teacup chihua-
hua. If you have seen Dino or know his
whereabouts please-call 259-3714,
509-1439, 626-3871 or 259-5803. There
is a reward for his safe return. No .
questions will be asked. God bless you! c ,o on
The Wheatons

Over the road drivers needed.
New trucks with ThermoKing APU's, 1800 watt inverters, top of the line
leather seats, walk-in condo sleepers, and new air-ride front suspension
for a smoother ride than you have ever experienced. Home several nights
most weeks as we have a good mixture of regional and over the road.
Home most weekends. Personalized dispatching that comes from only
dispatching 25 trucks locally. Earn up to 30% of revenue immediately.
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bonus. Driver recruitment bonus. Medical and dental insurance. Need 2
years experience.
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VACANT LAND 3 acres for mobile
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MLS#333770, $60,000

VACANT LAND- 40 acres for
development South of Sanderson.
Great investment property.
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HORSES WELCOME 53.10 acres
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system. MLS#307155, $700,000

COUNTRY LAND 4.75 acres in
beautiful Old Nursery Plantation.
Cleared and fenced. MLS#333422,

home, 3BR/2BA, 1,401 sq ft, new
roof in 2001, AC and plumbing
replaced in1999 and drivewayin
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- 2BR/1BA, 1,150 sqft
home w/fireplace in great
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MLS#331663, $124,900

The Baker County School District Transportation
Department will be offering a school bus driving class
for anyone interested in driving a school bus for Baker
County Schools starting January 22, 2007. The class-
es will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
nights from 6:00 pm 9:00 pm at the Baker County
Transportation compound on Baker Bus Drive. The
class consists of 20 hours classroom instruction and
20 hours of driving time. You must have 5 years
licensed driving experience; a Florida driver's license,
a high school diploma or equivalent to be eligible to
take the class. For more information, please contact
the Transportation Department at 259-2444.

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South, Jacksonville


1,372 sq ft home set on pond
and in a paved cul-de-sac.
MLS#310618, $105,000

- 3BR/2.5 BA home in
country, 2,620 sq ft includes
a great room w/fireplace
and hardwood floors.
MLS#322872, $229,000

- 5BR/3BA, 3,644 sq ft
home in the Oak leaf
Plantation community.
Lrg corner lot, big
bedrooms and Calif.
closets. MLS#341621,

4BR/3BA, 2,480 sq ft on 5.14 acre.
4 stall barn w/ feed and tack room.
MLS#313581, $387,000
w/ two car garage, a detached
workshop and two covered patios.
MLS#318595, $229,000
1,344 sq ft, kitchen appliances stay
and concrete block two car garages.
MLS#329232, $168,500
2,500 sq ft, 3 car garage and covered
lanai on a preserve lot. MLS#323073,
sq ft, one car garage w/ amenities
including pool, golf and more!
MLS#340371, $225,000
3,104 sq ft sitting on 0.9 acre cul-de-
sac. MLS#329664, $480,000
VACANT LAND -12 acres w/ one
acre cleared, well elec/telephone
and covered carport.'MLS#320255,

LOVELY HOME! -3BR/2BA, 1,248 sq
ft, lots of storage, cozy brick fireplace
with lots of cabinet space within.
MLS#321964, $139,900.

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Pressure washing
Interior exterior
Residential commercial
Fully insured Locally owned
25 years experience
Engineered trusses for your new
Home Barn Shed Etc.
Free estimates
Lic.#RC0067003 12/23tfc
Tree removal Light hauling
Stump removal
We haul or buy junk cars and trucks
We sell horses
Licensed Insured
Free estimates
24 hour service
Call Danny
Jesus is the Only Way
New roofs Roof repairs
Roof replacement
Free estimates
Move & set-up
Mobile home pads & upgrades
Honest & dependable
259-3763 or 509-7550
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Air conditioners Heat pumps
SMajor appliances
24 hour, 7 day emergency service!
Call Vince Farnesi,
Culverts Installed
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Dave Carpenter
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Well drilling
Water softners & iron filters
New septic systems
Drain field repairs
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Slab prep Driveways
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2" and 4" wells
Water & iron conditions installed
Call Roger or Roger Dale
Licensed & Insured
Family owned & operated
Complete site & underground
utility contractor, Land clearing
We sell dirt & slag
Hourly rate available on:
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Water softeners Iron filters
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All types of pest control
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Home repairs Remodeling
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New systems & repairs
Field dirt Top soil
Bulldozer & backhoe work
Culverts installed
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After-hours computer repair
Networking, training,
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Call Cheryl

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Accident leads to drugs...
Driver Natalie C. DeGroot, 24, ofMacclenny was flown to Shands Jacksonville late
on New Years Day after the 1999 Chevrolet she was driving northbound on SR 121
south of Harley Thrift Road went out of control, crossed the-pavement and went air-
borne before striking a power pole on the west shoulder. Passenger Jamie Eye, 20,
of St. George, Ga. was injured also and treated at Fraser Hospital. Trooper Henry
Cichoski Jr. said an investigation revealed Ms. DeGrootfalsifield her name to obtain
a Tennessee driver's license after her Florida license was suspended. When she was
arrested January 6, Ms. DeGroot had marijuana and prescription medication in her
possession, and faces criminal charges fir that. She is also charged with fraud to
obtain a driver's license, having no proof of insurance, careless driving and having
unsafe equipment. The accident occurred just before 11:00 am and disrupted power
only to a nearby residence. Traffic was diverted on 121 due to downed power lines.

Church to conduct fishing seminar

Glenn Chappelear, a TV host of Outdoor Expeditions
professional fisherman on the International.
Wal-mart FL W bass circuit The program will begin at
will conduct a fishing seminar 7:00 pm with a fish dinner and
Thursday, January 18 at First all the trimmings. The seminar
Baptist Church, Glen St. Mary. is free, but please make a
Chappelear is founder of res rvation with the church by
Sportsmen's Outreach and an calliih 259-6977.
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CASE NO.: 02-2006-CA-0191

William W. Lott and Claire Sue Cooley
LEONA KNABB, not known to be dead or
And all unknown grantees, creditors, and all
other parties claiming by, through, under or
against them, and, if dead, their unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, and all other parties claiming
by, through, under or against them; and all
unknown grantees, creditors, and all other
parties claiming by, through, under or
against them, and, if dead, or not known
to be dead or alive, their several and
respective estates, unknown spouses, heirs,
devisees, grantees and creditors, or other
parties claiming by, through, under or
against those unknown natural persons,
and the several and respective unknown
assigns, successors in interest, trustees,
creditors, lienors or any other party
claiming by, through, under or against
any corporation existing or dissolved,
or other legal entity named as defendant,
and all claimants, person or parties,
natural or corporate or whose exact legal
status is unknown, claiming under any of
the above named or described defendants or
parties or claiming to have any right, title
or interest in and to the lands hereafter
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Action to
Quiet Title on the following property in Baker
County, Florida
(Overlap of ORB 195 page 64 and DB
5, page 419)
Part of Section 32, Township 2 South,
Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida
and being part of those lands described
in Official Records Book (ORB) 195 page
64 of the Official Records of Baker Coun-
ty, Florida and being more particularly
described as follows: Commence at a
concrete monument marking the SE cor-
ner of Section 32, Township 2 South,
Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida
and thence N 0119'02" W, along the
East line of said Section 32, a distance
of 296.92 feet to a concrete monument
marking the SE corner of lands described
in ORB 13 page 478 of said Official Re-
cords; thence S 8828'14"W, along the
South line of said lands, 395.56 feet to a
concrete monument, LS 4708, marking
the SW corner of said lands in ORB 13,
page 478; thence N 01* 02'02"W, along
the West line of said lands, 283.66 feet to
a 5/8 inch iron rod, LS4708, on the North'
line of lands previously owned by Leona
Knabb as recorded in Deed Book 5, page
419 of said Official Records as occupied
and monumented according to survey by
B.G.Moore, LS 439, dated September 8,
1971; thence continue N 0102'02" W,
along the aforementioned West line of
ORB 13, page 478, a distance of 45.31
feet to a point on the South line of lands
originally deeded to W.W. Lott and Wife,
as recorded in Deed Book 2, page 289 of
said Official Records; thence S 7836'17"
W, along said South line 154.28 feet to
its intersection with the East line of lands
described in said ORB 195, page 64
and the Point of Beginning of the herein
described lands; thence S 00*59'11"
E, along the East line of said ORB 195
page 64, a distance of 31.12 feet to the
aforementioned North line of said Leona
Knabb as occupied and surveyed by
the aforementioned B.G.Moore; thence
S*83 51'44" W, along said occupied and
surveyed line, 334.00 feet to the SW
corner of the lands originally deeded to
W.W.Lott and Wife in said Deed Book
2, page 289 and being the same as the
NW corner of those lands deeded to the
aforementioned Leona Knabb in said
Deed Book 5, page 419; thence .N78
". 36'17" E, along the line common to Lott
and Knabb as per description recorded
in said Deed Book 2 page 289 and Deed
Book 5, page 419, a distance of 338.22
feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing
0.12 acre more or less.

(Overlap of ORB 19 page 149 and DB 5
page 419)
Part of Section 32, Township 2 South,
Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida,
and being part of those lands described
in Official Records Book (ORB) 19 page
149 of the Official Records of Baker
County, Florida, and being more particu-
larly described as follows: Commence at
a concrete monument marking the SE
corner of Section 32, Township 2 South,
Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida,
and thence N 01"19'02" W, along the
East line of said Section 32, a distance
of 296.92 feet to a concrete monument
marking the SE corner of lands described
in ORB 13, page 478 of said Official Re-
cords; thence S 88*28'14" W, along the
South line of said lands, 395.56 feet to a
concrete monument, LS 4708, marking
the SW corner of said lands in ORB 13,
page 478; thence N 01*02'02" W, along
the West line of said lands, 283.66 feet
to a 5/8 inch iron rod, LS4708, on the'
North line of lands previously owned by
Leona Knabb as recorded in Deed Book
5, page 419 of said Official Records as
occupied and monumented according
to survey by BG Moore, LS439 dated
September 8, 1971, and the Point of
Beginning of the herein described lands,
thence continue N 0102'02" W, along
the aforementioned West line of ORB
13, page 478, a distance of 45.31 feet to
a point on the South line of lands origi-
nally deeded to W.W. Lott and Wife, as
recorded in Deed Book 2, page 289 of
said Official Records; thence S 78"36'17"
W, along said South line, 154.28 feet
to it's intersection with the East line of
lands described in said ORB 195 page
64; thence S 0"59'11" E, 31.12 feet to a
point on the aforementioned occupied
and surveyed North line of Leona Knabb;
thence N 83*51'44 E, along said line,
152.39 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Containing 0.13 acre more or less.

has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on Frank E. Maloney,
Jr., P.A., Attorney, whose address is 445 E.
Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FI 32063, 904-
259-3155, within thirty (30) days after the first
publication of the notice and on or before
the 24th day of January, 2007, and to file
the original with the clerk of this Court either
before service on Frank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A.,
Attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise
a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition.

Witnessed my hand and seal of this Court
on this 18 day of December, 2006.

P.O. BOX 1120, US 90 WEST
GLEN ST. MARY; FL. 32040-1120
Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
The following vehicles will be sold at pub-
lic auction January 26, 2007 at 10:00 am, at
Higginbotham's Towing & Recovery, US 90
West, Glen St. Mary, FL. 32040.
1992 Oldsmobile 4 door
1990 Ford Pickup

Registration of Fictitious Names
I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do
hereby declare under oath that the names
of all persons interested in the business or
profession carried on under the name of
Jackie's Clean Service, P. O. Box 97, Mac-
clenny, Florida 32063, and the extent of the
interest of each is as follows:

Jackie L. Lumpkin

Jackie L. Lumpkin

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
3rd day of January, 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker Cointy, Florida
By: Bonnie M. Palleshi
As Deputy Clerk
Baker County School Board
Sealed Bids for sale
of Triple-wide Manufactured Homes
Bid No. FAC 27-0006
Owner: Baker County School Board
Location: 362 W. Minnesota Ave., Mac-
clenny, Florida
Description: Triple-wide, Manufac-
tured Home
Age: 9 years; constructed 1998
Square Feet: 2114 sf (living area)
4 bedroom, 3 bath, 8 rooms total
Attached 2 car carport

Minimum Bid: $25,000; all moving costs
to be paid by successful bidder.

Terms: The home and attached carport
is to be completed relocated not later than
*April 3, 2007. No financing will be pro-
vided by the Baker County School Board.
Payment in full is due within ten (10) cal-
endar days of the School Board meeting
award date, which is tentatively scheduled
for Tuesday, February 20, 2007. The Baker
County School Board shall not be liable
for any damages after the purchase date.
Viewing: The home will be open for
viewing on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, January 16, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Monday, January 22,12:00 pm 3:00 pm
Public Bid Opening: The Baker County
School Board Distance Learning Lab,
392 South Boulevard East, Macclenny,
Florida; Monday, January 29, 2007, 2:00
pm. Bids received later than 2:00 pm will
nont be opened.
Bid Requirements: All bids must include
bidders name, address, telephone number,
and bid amount.

Please print or type legibly. All bids shall
be notarized by a licensed Notary Public.

The Baker County School Board reserves
the right to accept or reject any and all
bids received.
All bids are to be received not later than
bid opening date and time. All bids are to
be received in a sealed envelope, marked
Bid No. FAC 27-006, Sale of Manufactured
Home, and addressed to: Cathy B. Golon,
Director of Purchasing, Baker County
School Board, 392 South Boulevard East,
Macclenny, Florida 32063. F&r questions
concerning specific terms and conditions,
contact Cathy Golon directly at 904-259-

Registration of Fictitious Names
I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do
hereby declare under oath that the names
of all persons interested in the business or
profession carried on under the name of S&J
Logging, Inc., 10471 Reid Stafford Rd,
Glen St. Mary, Florida 32040, and the extent
of the interest of each is as follows:

Shane B. Baldwyn.
Jackie R. Smith

Legal Notices
". / -. -

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
8th day of January, 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk

Don't go it alone

The Baker County

Cancer Support Group
First Thursday of month
7:00 pm
Baker County Health

Help Wanted:

Dental Assistant

5 Yr. Experience


Fax Resume to:


Don't have
experience yet?
See the ad for

Jacksonville Dental
Assistant School
in the Help Wanted section
of the classified ads
of The Baker County Press.
It starts with the headline:

"In Just 71 Days

you can have the

skills you need to

get a job as a

-Dental Assistant"


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