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 25, 2007
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Baker -- Macclenny
Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
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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. 40 Thursday, January 25, 2007 Macclenny, Florida 500

Code board nears

end to lengthy spat

with Olustee man

The Baker County Code En-
forcement Board moved a step
closer January 22 to resolving
its long-standing dispute with
an Olustee man over dozens of
junk vehicles strewn about his
property in violation of county
zoning regulations.
According to Caffini Ellis,
granddaughter to Vernon Ar-
line who was cited for the vio-
lation, five semi-trailer loads
of crushed vehicles have been
moved off the property in re-
cent months under threat of fur-
ther fines from the code board.
Ms. Ellis said,the company
she contracted with for remov-
al had to go elsewhere, and she
planned this week to employ a
second scrap removal firm to
finish the job. She said eight
cars and three old travel trailers
remain, and Mr. Arline plans to
obtain permits for two cars so
they can stay there for restora-
"We do commend you for
what you've done until this
time," noted CEB member Ger-
ald Herndon as he moved suc-
cessfully to allow the property
owner until the next meeting
(about three weeks) to finish
the job and come into compli-
If not, the county will fine
Mr. Arline $250 the first day
and $50 daily for subsequent
days to a maximum of 180
The board also holds out
the option of independently
contracting for removal of
junk cars and other debris by a
private contractor, a common
practice in other counties but
one that has yet to be used in
Baker County.
The board granted a 120-day
grace period in September for
Mr. Arline to clear the vehicles,
and vowed it would get the
job done after that. Ms. Ellis
confirmed at Monday's regu-
lar monthly CEB meeting a
statement by Code Officer Phil
Thomas that no progress on the
clean-up had been made since
The tracts in question are
in the name of both Mr. Ar-
line and his late mother Luella.
Both were treated as one parcel
for purposes of the violation. It
is the third time Mr. Arline was
cited for junk vehicles, and he
twice before ignored enforce-
ment orders by the board and
amassed fines that exist today
as liens against the property.
The cbde board met later
than usual in January because
several members wanted to
watch the BCS bowl game won
by the University of Florida on
January 8, the regular meeting
Board members in past ses-
sions said the Arline case had
precedent significance because

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other illegal accumulations of
junk cars exist elsewhere in
Baker County and similar vio-
lations regularly come before
the CEB.
The Olustee property sits
adjacent to a tract with doz-
ens of other junk vehicles, but
they were on the site before
the county's land development
regulations took hold.
In other cases, the board
agreed to allow Christina Force
until the February meeting to
remove remaining vehicles and
refuse from her property off CR
127. The defendant's brother
Ed Prevatt Jr. asked for the
time because his sister, a repeat
offender, is ill and said he could
have the violation corrected by
the weekend. Chairman Jim
McGauley and Vice-chairman
Danny Burger dissented.
The board allowed ten days
from Monday for Billy and Su-
san Godwin to complete trailer
(See page 2)

Old health department reduced to rubble for new Walreens..
A wrecking crew made fast work earlier this week of the one-story former Baker County Health Department building that stood for nearly tree decades at the corner of
SR 121 (South 6th St.) and Lowder in south Macclenny. The county closed last month on the sale of the busy corner west of the Macclenny post office for $1.5 million to a
Jacksonville development group that is bringing in a Walgreens, the second major drug chain to locate in Macclenny in two years. The site will be scraped and cleaned by
week's end, and construction by TCI Construction of Jacksonville will get underway in a week or so. Project Superintendent Duane Hatalski eyes a late July completion.

Building owner seeks special exception

for daycare, considers suit to recoup fees
The owner of a recently least a portion of nearly $19,000 cial exception to locate a day Mayor Padgett ordered, the
renovated downtown building he paid for sewer and water con- care center in the remaining renovation tp cease in August of
in Glen St. Mary told the town nect fees. 4200 square feet of the building 2006 pending payment of sewer
council on January 16 he is At the same time, Bill Smith he finished two months ago. and water connect fees and me-
mulling a lawsuit to recoup at says he will seek a zoning spe- Mr. Smith and his prospec- ter costs of $18,900, based on
tive tenant Christina Nelson payment schedules set earlier
W regular monthly meeting .and Mr. Smith argued last week
.. told council members they be- the town's ordinance on fees is
lieve the location is ideal for the sufficiently vague on commer-
center that will house up to 160 cial hook-ups though it address-
children. Both claim the Depart- es both private and rental units.
ment of Children and Families "It doesn't matter how many
has given initial approval for the offices are in a building. accord-
facility. ing to your ordinance." alleged
Day care centers are not al- Mr. Smith, a building contractor
lowed on property zoned com- who specializes in housing re-
mercial, as the US 90 address in hab and new houses paid for by
east Glen is. Under the present federal and state grants. The law
land development regulations, allows him to connect to single
i- day care centers are permissible water and sewer pipes serv-
in residential areas only. ing the original eight commer-
One is located on Sherman cial units (two have since been
in north Glen on property zoned. leased to the owner's daughter
W r, commercial though it is a pre- for a dance studio).
dominately residential neigh- Joel Foreman of Lake City,
borhood. Mayor Juanice Padgett Glen St. Mary's counsel, con-
% said she believes that parcelwas ceded the present ordinance
grandfathered in as existing use contains "inconsistencies" but
because the original owners had cautioned it also advises that
it there before the current land owners must comply with a
use ordinance took effect. The clear intent by the town that
second one is off CR 125 near individual rental units be sepa-
C't I..AA.. E..-4L-.. Ai c, .- the south town limits, properly rately metered. Such is the case

ornuuper cururrm upertcettert upn o rttrtnY
Whether out of curiosity or with a shopping list in hand, thousands ofBaker County residents filed into the al-Mart upercenter
at 1-10 and SR 228. on Monday and Tuesday of this week, the opening days for the 162,000 square foot retail behemoth. The
Supercenter concept couples Wal-Mart's traditional inventory with both grocery and liquor departments for the "one-stop shop-
ping" concept. Nine original employees of the first Macclenny store on SR 121 were the ribbon cutters for the grand opening at
7:00 am Monday some 11 hours after the door closed for the last time at the former location. All the existing employees moved
over to the new location, and the world's largest retailer says it plans to staff the store with 350 employees (called "associates").
A spokeswoman for Wal-Mart's home off in Arkansas says more than 1000 responded to the chain's call for applicants in the
fall of last year. The store will be open 24 hours, seven days a week, and marks the second large presence of Wal-Mart in Baker
County. Nearly all of the food and grocery items in stock come mere miles from the Distribution Center east of Macclenny.

African archbishop r '

ordains local deacon b a I

Press Staff
The congregation of St. Pe-
ter's Anglican Fellowship in
Macclenny and its new or-
dained deacon and future priest
Michael Webb are convinced
that the Lord does indeed work
in mysterious ways.
"I'm bumfuddled, I tru-
ly am," says Mr. Webb, a for-
mer Methodist lay pastor from
Jacksonville who is amazed at
the circumstances that resulted
in his ordination and appoint-
ment to St. Peter's.
On January 15, Mr. Webb
became Anglicanized and or-
dained as a deacon in a special
ceremony conducted by Arch-
bishop Nzimbe. The ceremony
took place at All Soul's Angli-
can Church in Jacksonville.

Since breaking away from
the Episcopal USA affiliation
in early 2006, the Anglican fel-
lowship, formerly St. James
Episcopal in Macclenny, has
operated the last year under the
temporary jurisdiction of Ben-
jamin Nzimbe, the Anglican
Archbishop of Kenya, Africa.
After reconvening the existing
congregation as Anglican, the
church began its search for a
Mr. Webb was ordained
through Riverside Methodist
Church in Jacksonville as a lay
pastor in the 1970s and served
at its youth minister for four
years. He then joined the Epis-
copal denomination and for
over two decades served sev-
eral different congregations in
(See page 10)

zoned in a residential block.
Mr. Smith said this week he
enlisted Starke attorney Ter-
rence Brown to pursue both the
zoning matter and recouping of
connect fees. Mr. Brown is also
counsel to the Baker County

Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi from Kenya invokes the Holy Spirit as he
lays hands on Mike Webb's head during the ordination ceremony.

(See page 2)

City votes

to widen


The Macclenny Commission
in special session the evening of
January 22 voted to spend near-
ly $50,000 to widen a stretch
of South Boulevard from Fifth
St. east to East Boulevard, the
latest effort to alleviate conges-
tion and off-road parking near
school buildings.
The project by Duval As-
phalt will cost $48,751 for
two additional feet on both the
north and south sides of exist-
ing pavement. The company
recently nearly completed a
citywide $500,000 re-surfacing
project, and South Boulevard
was the final phase.
City Manager Gerald Dop-
son said the project will be
done over the President's Day
holiday weekend next month,
and includes striping that was
already in the prior bid.
That of portion East Bou-

(See page 2)

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(From page 1)

levard became the focal poitt
of protests from'"the adjacent
neighborhood to 't'knorth after
the PreK/kindergarten school
opened in August, 2005. Parents
picking up and dropping off stu-
dents clogged the street at peak
hours and parked on private
property. The school district con-
structed fences to limit parking
and placed cones in the right-of-
way to funnel traffic.
The district also made room
for off-street-areas for pickup
and dropping off.
Two members of a special
committee formed to solve the
traffic woes attended a commis-
sion meeting earlier this month
and indicated wider pavement

*alleviates many of the fears they
had that striping the road will
create more problems, notably
erosion ot the roadsides and
The city board indicated it in-
tended to stripe the pavement re-
gardless, and the school district a
while back opted out of funding
any road improvements.
Also discussed during the
half-hour meeting was construc-
tion of sidewalks along South
Boulevard and relieving storm
water runoff problems toward
the approach to the curve that
begins East Boulevard running
north and south.
The money for widening will
be drawn from the transportation
portion of Macclenny's impact
fee revenue account, which now
has a $117,000 balance.

CEB nears end to spat...

(From page 1)
skirting at a residence off Hid
Dugger Road in the north county.
The owner obtained a building
permit earlier that day for a front'
porch and had been cited also
for lack of a permit. They were
advised to dismantle the porch
foundation and submit plans to
the Building Department.
The Godwins had been given
a grace period to comply before
this week.
In another case that had been
before the CEB twice, Inspector
Mr. Thomas said Susan (Ben-
nett) Roman had ceased oper-
ating a fence company on her
property and removed materials

as ordered in December. The
property off Mud Lake Road
east of CR 229 was not zoned for
commercial use and neighbors-
complained of stacked materials
anti large trucks.
The case against Robert Smi-
ley, another repeat offender, for
excess vehicles and refuse on his
property off Klein Road in Glen
St. Mary was postponed until
February so it can be inspected.
The following defendants
came into compliance before
Monday's meeting: Charles and
Tina Goldsmith for lack of mo-
bile home skirting and an excess
mobile home, and Phillip Jr. and
Jana Crews fdr excess vehicles
and refuse.

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new zoning

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(From page 1)

elsewhere downtown, it was
pointed out.
Any zoning request would
have to be made in the form of a
resolution requiring advertising
and public hearings, so the mat-
ter was left in Mr. Smith's lap.
As for the contested fees, Attor-
ney Foreman was expected to be
in contact with Mr. Brown in the
near future.
Ms. Nelson, the potential day
care tenant, said the six spaces ex-
ceed state minimums for square
footage, bathrooms, outside rec-
reation space and other criteria.
Glen's zoning may well reflect a
former trend to locate such facili-
ties in residential neighborhoods,
often in homes, but commercial
locations like the one on US 90
afford ease of parking for drop-
off and pick-up together with
more open spaces for classrooms
and other uses.
Mr. Smith said there are 25
parking spaces to the rear of the
building, and one would be cou-
pled with unused yard at the west
boundary for a fenced play area.

Councilman Woody Crews
said he was concerned about
safety considering there is a feed
store to the east and repair garage
to the west. Ms. Nelson said state
inspectors were aware of them
when they gave preliminary ap-
proval to the site.
In other business last week,
the town passed without com-
ment two pending ordinances on
first reading.
The first brought council
members and three town em-
ployees under the Florida Re-
tirement System and the second

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Second reading is scheduled
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Clarence and Catina Jones are requesting
a special exception at 522 South Seventh
Street for the purpose of establishing a
child care. The property is currently zoned
Residential Professional Office (RPO).
Residential Professional Office would
allow for a child care business with a
special exception.

Any support or objections may be heard at
the Zoning Adjustment Board meeting to
be held on February 5, 2007, at 5:00 pm, at
City Hall 118 E. Macclenny Ave.

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Sue Giles, center visiting former PreK co-workers, Principal Sherrie Raulerson, left, and assistant Principal Bonnie Jones.

Good co-workers, positive feedback

from past students sparked Sue Giles

Press Staff
Near the end of her senior
year at Baker County High
School, Sue Giles was sum-
moned into principal Russell
Porterfield's office to have a
talk. She planned to look for
work after graduation and per-
haps become a hair stylist.
Mr. Porterfield urged her not
to settle for that. "You have
drive and personality," he told
her. "I think you would make a
great teacher. Won't you think
about it?"
That conversation, which
took place in the spring of 1969,
set her on the path that lead to an
education degree from the Uni-
versity of Florida and a 34-year
career in teaching, guidance
and education administration
- all in Macclenny. She retired
last month from the PreK/Kin-
dergarten center where she was
serving as assistant principal.
Ms. Giles maintains that if
she had to start all over again
and was given a choice of any
career, she would still choose
education. She claims to have
enjoyed her work so.much that,
she often had to remind herself

she was actually getting paid to
do it.
She recounts with amuse-
ment the beginning of her work
with the school district.
"I graduated from UNF in
1972. The very day after grad-
uation, I started teaching fourth
grade at Macclenny Elemen-
tary," she laughs. "It was like I
never left, in a way. Ernest Har-
vey, who had been my sixth
grade teacher, was now my
Ms. Giles worked at Macclen-
ny Elementary for 17 years as a
kindergarten, fourth and fifth
grade teacher. During that time
she earned a master's degree in
administration supervision.
The program was offered
'through UNF to outlying dis-
tricts, so she took advantage of
it, completing all her course-
work in Macclenny and Lake
She didn't have particular as-
. pirations to work in administra-
tion since she.loved teaching,
but felt having the additional
degree might be advantageous
in the future.
One Friday afternoon then
priihcipafM r Harvey approached

Ms. Giles about becoming the
school's guidance counselor af-
ter the position became vacant.
She asked when she would need
to start and he told her the fol-
lowing Monday.
The startled Ms. Giles re-
members saying, "Mr. Harvey,
for Heaven's sake!"
She worked in guidance for
the next 12 years, eventually
joining the staff at Keller In-
termediate. During those years
she also earned an additional
master's degree in guidance and
When Paula Barton became
superintendent of the Baker
County school system in 1996,
she assigned Ms. Giles to West-
side Elementary to work with
Principal Luann Williams.
She finished her final years
as assistant principal to Sherrie
Raulerson at the PreK/Kinder-
garten Center that opened in the
fall of 2005;
"Superintendent Barton knew
how much I loved kindergar-
ten and how much little people
meant to me. When the assistant
principal position became va.,
cant, I was reassigned there. It,
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Applauds decision, developer

Dear Editor:
Unfortunately, for the 181 residents of Macclenny II wanting
to maintain the existing standards in this area (one home per
acre), our county commissioners saw fit to approve rezoning
allowing one home per half acre.
Although we may not be pleased with the commission's de-
cision because we did not get what we wanted, we can be proud
we came together as a neighborhood and worked hard for what
we believe in.
We should also be proud that George Knabb Jr. worked just
as hard for what he wanted. In this day and age, it is refreshing
to see a young man work against such opposition toward his
goals, no matter what his last name is.
In reality, this turned out to be a "win-win" situation for all. Our
county commissioners win because they never have to deal with
this piece of property again; George Knabb Jr. and J.C. Walton
win because they will get to build the four houses they wanted.
Most importantly, the residents of Macclenny II are, in real-
ity, the biggest winners.
If anyone took the time to study the Comprehensive Plan for
Baker County, they would find the property in dispute is desig-
nated as multi-use, high density. Do you know what could have
someday happened right here in our neighborhood?
Under the plan, four two-story units with 16 apartments could
be allowed there.
Though now we may be getting two more houses than we
wanted, we will never be faced with duplexes or apartments on
that 2.15 acre parcel of land.
Therefore, after giving this some thought, I hope you can
clearly see where our county commissioners have done their job
well, protecting our interests in the overall scheme of things.
Katey Velting
(Ms. Velting was one of many residents of nearby Macclenny II who filled the
county commission room January 16 to protest the Knabb re-zoning.)

Like books, you don't

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People are a lot like books.
Sometimes the cover indicates
little of the story inside. I've
often sat in a restaurant and
glanced around at the customers,
wondering who they are and
what it is they do.
Now that I write for a living
and often conduct interviews,
I'm not so shy about striking
up conversations with strangers
because I've found out everyone
has a story: The excited and
enthusiastic senior citizens
out for a group visit to a
historical site; a young couple
in a restaurant sitting at the next
table who are thrilled with their
newly adopted Russian son; the
retired cardiologist who now
has time to pursue his passion
for wildlife photography and
uses it as a way to steer juvenile
offenders toward a positive and
fulfilling hobby.
The fact of the matter is, you
never know who you might
be sitting next to and I would
have missed out on the one-
shot opportunity to become
acquainted with'these folks if I'd
just remained mute or avoided
eye contact.
That small, soft-spoken, non-
descript Chinese lady buying
Krispy Kreme donuts in the line in
front of you might be a well-known
national breeder of champion
Alaskan Malamute dogs.
The 83-year-old black
gentleman who now walks
slowly with a cane and suffers
from cataracts may have been
one of the celebrated Tuskegee
Redtail Angels --the pilots who
flew their P-51 Mustang aircraft
beside US bomber planes to
protect them from enemy fire
during WWII.
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Sitting in Woody's BBQ one
evening, I found myself striking
up conversation with a friendly,
heavily tattooed woman wearing
an ornate leather vest. She drove
a truck for a living and was
completing the first phase of her
round-trip route from New York
to Florida.
Her traveling companion
was a sophisticated, articulate
woman of Jamaican heritage who
had been raised in London. She
worked as a pediatric oncologist

in New York and was confined
to a wheelchair, the result of
a car wreck. Polar opposites,
these two women seemed. Yet,
they had developed a close
friendship. The oncologist had,
accepted her trucker friend's:
invitation to experience America
from the road during her eastern
seaboard run. 'We've met
the most interesting people,"
marveled the oncologist. "No
one expected me to do anything
like this and I'm having such
I marveled at her outlook,
sense of adventure and their
unique friendship. We exchanged
e-mail addresses and have kept
up ever since.
Albert Einstein, whose
imagination and intellect soared
into realms rarely plumbed by
the human conscious, was said
to be fond of sitting in a crowded
cafe sipping coffee or a beer and
expounding on his theories.
In his latter years, because
of his perpetual wild mane
of white hair. and disheveled
looking attire, anyone not
aware of his accomplishments
would never think that this
comical looking character was
the author of a formula that
would fundamentally change
our understanding of matter and
energy and usher in the modern
era of quantum physics.
My point is, that simple
looking guy in overalls with a
toothpick in his mouth sitting
next to you eating seafood might
seem like just a farmer.
Strike up a conversation. You
might be very surprised.

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ofthe real-l fe frts to preserve life in Iraq
day. We are here to take care of who tell how they are much
DESERT DIARY troops it doesn't matter if it is better doctors now because of
one, one hundred or one million, the confidence and competence
MAJ. BOBBY HART If one of our soldiers, airmen, they've gained working in this
sailors or Marines need the help environment.
January 22,2007and we can provide it, then it's I wish everyone could see
Januarygood that we are here. what our people are doing, given
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq- You just have to walk the the choice of seeing it first hand,
Much of what has been in the halls of one of hospitals to see I would suggest you stay in the
news the past few weeks has the good things our soldiers and comfort of your own recliner and
beenabut the political wran-eeks airmen are doing taking care of watch some of these programs or
gling goingoninashington. the brave youngmen ad women read National Geographic. It will
whenever I talk to anyshington who are risking their lives daily. make you proud.
fromback home, I usually get I remain in awe of the job our And one of the things that
asked, "Don't you guysget tired, people do. Our units.have been: makes me proudet is it do'e'n't
of hearing- about all of the con: featured on HBO in Baghdad matter \~%(l0(H ile hijtred 'Jr'S'ii
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the war?" Minutes'A Fighting Chance, and high ranking officer. It can be an
Honestly, we don't pay a lot in the December, 2006 National Iraqi civilian. Heck it can even
of attention to it, although I will Geographic's The Heroes/The be an insurgent brought to our
admit it rubs me the wrong way Healing. Every major US net- facilities-which happens on a
to hear people who think chang- work and many of those from regular basis. The only way you
ing the semantics of what is be- around the world have visited know the difference is the patient
ing said will change anything our facilities and all come away has an armed guard sitting next
over here. impressed by what our troops to his bed.
It doesn't really matter squat do. Our people go full out to save
It doesn't really matter squat ^^ lis You have to wonder
to our guys what the buzz words I was talking to NBC's Bob their lives. You have to wonder
of the week are. We have a job Bazell and we were discussing why our doctors and nurses work
of the week are. We have a job
to do regardless of what anyone the fact we have people in their just as hard to save the life of an
wants to call it. early 20s performing lifesaving insurgent as they do one of our
The debate over more troops medical procedures that would own. If you ask them, they'll
doesn't affect us, with the pos- take a bevy of doctors in a state- probably say it is another human
sible exception of having longer side hospital. being.
lines to stand in. I was trying to Bob said he has been im- And that's what Americans
explainthis to stand i I was the other pressed talking to the surgeons do.
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Nice to have


It's worth noting that two
hearings at the January 16 Baker
County Commission meeting.
bear mention as predictors of
what present and future govern-
ing boards can expect when it
comes to land use matters.
Take the decision to allow two
house per acre density on a small
tract near SR 121 and Estates
Drive leading into Macclenny
II. After a lengthy hearing dur-

Please be advised that Fourth Street
will be closed for emergency
railroad repairs by CSX Railroad
from Macclenny Ave. (US 90). to
Mclver Street beginning
Monday, January 29, 2007 until
Saturday, February 2, 2007.

win-win zoning choice
ing which the county board and structures whose owners will
speakers on both sides conduct- pay property taxes.
ed themselves well, the commis- What a change!
sioners voted 3-2 to allow it. Also worth noting were com-
Protesters made by far the ments from opponents of the pro-
strongest arguments and support- posed Lakes at Woodlawn subdi-
ers of petitioner George Knabb vision off the road of the same
consisted entirely of persons with name south of I-10 (Where's that
either a business or church con- lake gonna be?).
nection to him.- a fact that often Density again was at the core
is not apparent in such meetings of the matter, with residents liv-
to the casual observer, ing off nearby Dupree Road la-
The commission's 3-2 deci- meeting the fact that they moved
sion wasn't wrong in a strict to Baker County seeking acreage
sense; deciding for lesser density and a rural lifestyle. The devel-
as sought by at least 181 nearby opers will carve up 53 acres for
residents was the better decision 137 homes, an average of 2.5
- and not because so many sup- homes per acre.
ported it. It was simply a better I see the protesters' side, in-
decision. cluding fears of increased traf-
But when one considers the fic on the woefully ill-designed
lhodge-podge manner in which and heavily traveled Woodlawn
housing,both permanent and mo- Road. On this, however, the
bile homes, was situated around commission by a 4-1 vote sided
Baker County since 1970, we with its planning department and
should be grateful the commis- the developer to allow status as
sion had before it a zoning issue a PUD (planned urban develop-
which benefited the county no ment). A sound decision.
matter which way it went. Face it, there's a demand for
There were decades when housing like this in Baker Coun-
developments benefiting only a ty a demand that simply didn't
handful of landowners routinely exist 5-10 years ago.
got through with no forethought After witnessing stagnation
whatsoever on eventual costs or in the market coupled with the
precedents they set. One merely greed of a few who made all the
has to drive around Baker Coun- money and contributed nothing
ty in 2007 and the ill-effects are during those years of unregulat-
still very evident, ed growth, proposals like Lakes
Last week's choice in the of Woodlawn are a welcome
Knabb zoning change got rid change.
of a nasty trailer to be replaced Except I still want to know
by up to four permanent houses where the lake's gonna be.

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 25, 2007 Page 6

Observer thrown out ofcourthouse, arrested

for causing scene after her phone rings in court

A member of the court audi-
ence was arrested for disorderly
conduct for loudly cursing bai-
liffs on two floors of the Baker
County courthouse the morning
of January 17.
Chief courthouse deputy
Charles Ross said he was forced
to handcuff Lindsay Chace, 20,
of Macclenny when she con-
tinued to protest being asked to
leave the building. She was es-
corted through the clerk's office
by force, then to nearby county
jail where she was placed tempo-
rarily into a holding cell before
she calmed down.
Ms. Chace first cursed bailiff
croin Mobley after he took her
cell phone when she allowed it
to ring during felony court that
morning. She slammed the court-
room door after Deputy Ross
asked her to leave, then made a
scene in the upstairs waiting area
crowded with people for both
felony court and child support
She took the elevator to the
first floor where Ms. Chace
continued to complain in a loud
voice that she was being evicted
from the building. She once again
cursed at Deputy Ross before he
handcuffed her.
Ms. Chace was reportedly
attending the court session that
day because an unidentified de-
fendant she referred to as "my
old man" was on the docket. She
also blamed his legal troubles on
A similar charge was filed
January 19 against a 16-year-old

Two of three

alleged batteries

at state hospital
A trio of criminal complaints
were filed with the sheriff's de-
partment following alleged bat-
teries, two of them involving pa-
tients at Northeast Florida State
A 58-year-old male patient
was, treated at Baptist Medical
Center in Jacksonville for minor
facial lacerations after he was
struck by another male patient,
this one 44-years-old, on the
hospital grounds the afternoon of
January 19.
Three days earlier, a 56-year-
old female sustained similar fa-
cial injuries when attacked by a
27-year-old female who had be-
come enraged at her. None of the
injuries were deemed serious.
The afternoon of January 21,
a 15-year-old male said he was
injured about the neck and face
when attacked by his 41-year-old
uncle Curtis Miller at the latter's
residence off Aaron Fish Road.
Mr. Miller became agitated be-
cause the juvenile was driving a
truck fast in an area where chil-
dren were playing.
The uncle told police a dif-
ferent story, that he shoved the
youth after he began yelling
when told to leave the area, then
the boy pulled a knife on him.
The weapon was slapped away
by a witness.

female who became enraged at
her mother and step-father for
disciplining her because she had
a 20-year-old boyfriend at their
residence unsupervised.
Deputy Darrin Whitaker was
called to the address off Benny
Joe Bennett Road in the north
county late that afternoon and ar-
rested the teen after she refused
to calm down as he interviewed
the parents.
Deputies the past week made
three arrests for disorderly intox-
ication, including Robert Alvers,
32, no address indicated, when
he refused to leave a residence
off Clete Harvey Road during
the early morning hours of Janu-
ary 21.
Property owner Larry Har-
vey called police when Mr. Al-
vers banged on windows of the
residence and a vehicle outside
about 4:00. The suspect returned
there earlier with Mr. Harvey's
nephew Dustin Crawford, 22, af-
ter a night of drinking.
Deputy Patrick McGauley
said the suspect was seated in
his 2005 Chevrolet pickup when
he arrived and had a strong odor
of alcohol on his person. A rifle,
shotgun and pistol in the vehicle
were kept by police due to threats
made by Mr. Alvers against Mr.
Harvey while he was being taken
to jail.
Ronald Chapman,' 58, of
Sarasota was booked on a simi-
lar charge when he became un-
ruly off CR 127 where his 1992
Plymouth van became mired,
down on a road shoulder.
Deputy James Marker said he
subdued Mr. Chapman with pep-
per spray and leg restraints after
the suspect attempted to kick out
rear windows of a patrol car. He
was also charged with resisting
A 17-year-old male waiving
his arms and yelling in the park-
ing lot of the Citgo station on
US 90 and Lowder in west Mac-
clenny was arrested the evening

of January 18 for disorderly in-
Deputy Erik Deloach said he
took the youth to jail after he
several times refused to reveal
where his parents lived so he
could be driven home.

Strolling down memory
lane at Central Center
There will be an evening of
fun and laughter remembering
the old days at Central Elemen-
tary School Saturday, January 27
at 7:00 pm, at The Central Center
in Sanderson. Any former teach-
ers or students of Central El-
ementary, please come and share
with us.
The Central Center will have a
dedication ceremony on Sunday,
January 28 at 4:00 pm. Everyone
is invited to attend.
For additional information,
please contact Marva Williams
at 275-2770 or Rita Paige Givens
at 275-2092.

Arrestfor thefi,

A daughter who allegedly
stole her father's S-10 Blazer
from his residence off Eastwood
Dr. south of Macclenny during
the night on January 21 ended up
charged with multiple felonies
after she and an acquaintance
were arrested in the west city
later that morning.
Amanda Hayes, 23, was in-
toxicated to the point that she
stumbled and fell when she ex-
ited the vehicle belonging to
her father Wayne after she was
stopped by police on King Dr.
The Blazer was reported sto-
len about 6:30 am by Mr. Hayes,
who told police it was in his
driveway when his daughter re-
turned home six hours earlier.
Sgt. Thomas Dyal spotted it in
west Macclenny later and'both
he and Deputy Wayne Limbaugh
found inside the Blazer three
rocks of crack cocaine and a beer
can that had been modified to
smoke the drug.
Ms. Hayes refused to submit
to a breath test at county jail and
was booked for DUI. She also
faces counts of cocaine posses-
sion, having the altered beer can,
driving on a suspended license
and grand theft of the Blazer.
James Eddings, 23, of Jack-
sonville, who was in the vehicle
with Ms. Hayes, was booked
on the drug and paraphernalia

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In other reports to police in-
volving vehicles, a 2004 Yama-
ha dirt bike was reported stolen
January 18 from the residence
of Jacqueline Perez off CR 127
north. A locked chain fastening
the vehicle to a porch was cut
between noon and 4:30 pm. The
bike was valued at $3000.
A criminal complaint was filed
the same day alleging Sean John-
son, 29, of Macclenny slashed a
tire on a vehicle belonging to
Michelle Thompson and parked
at her Quail Lane residence in
west Macclenny.
A witness said Mr. Johnson
cut the tire with a knife as he left
the residence. He became upset
with Ms. Thompson because she
refused to give him a ride to a
relative's house, police said.
Two cases of vehicle vandal-
ism were reported on Islamaroda
Dr. in east Macclenny overnight
on January 21.
Someone tossed a rock
through the driver side window
on a 2007 Toyota belonging to
Tonya Alford, and damage was
reported to the left rear panel of
a 2003 Nissan belonging to Mel-
vin Bursed.
The rear driver side window
of a 2000 Kia belonging to Lisa
Bell was broken out with a rock
off Webb Road the same night.

Second suspect

is in custody for

slayinglocal man

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Of-
fice said last week it has arrested
a second suspect for the murder
of Shane Crawford of Macclenny.
outside a northside convenience
store on November 17,2006.
He is identified as Darrow
James Sumpter, 20, who was,
booked January 17 for murder
and armed robbery. His alleged
accomplice, 17-year-old Correy
Damell Brady, was arrested De-
cember 27 and was booked on
similar charges as an adult. Mr.
Brady reportedly has confessed
to his involvement in the slav-
Mr. Crawford, 34-years-old
and the father of four, died of a
gunshot wound to the head out-
side the Washington Heights
Grocery on Moncrief that mornm
ing. The neighborhood is con-,
sidered high-crime and infested
with drug activity.
Police say Mr. Crawford was.
shot when he resisted a rob-
bery attempt. He was said to be'
in the vicinity on his way to a
newly-acquired construction job,
though police are looking into
the possibility he was in the area
attempting to purchase drugs.

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Driver with multiple DUI suspensions

had drugs in car when stopped in Glen
One of three motorists charged Deputy Wayne Limbaugh and a computer check revealed
with driving on suspended li- stopped a 1994 Chevrolet driven he was wanted on a felony war-
censes the past week ended up by Gregory Stoneberger, 33, of rant in Atlanta for violating pro-
with multiple drug-related counts Macclenny on US 90 in the east bation.
after a county deputy searched city just before 1:00 pm on Janu- The search of a vehicle
his vehicle, ary 20 and discovered his license stopped on Grisshom St. in
Deputy Mike Lagle stopped had been suspended six times. southwest Macclenny on Janu-
the 1983 Mercury driven by Wil- The officer followed the vehicle ary 18 turned up four glass pipes
liam Greene, 57, of Macclenny after it sped away from a conve- used for smoking drugs like mar-
after he observed it swerving nience store and he noted the li- ijuana and cocaine.
while southbound on CR 125 cense tag had expired. Deputy Gavin Sweat said he
near Glen St. Mary about 7:00 Brett Cloer, 40, of Macclenny stopped a vehicle driven by Cary
pm on January 21. A computer was booked on a similar charge Lawson, 39, of Macclenny about
check revealed Mr. Greene's li- after his swerving 1997 Toyota 1:00 pm in the neighborhood
cense had been suspended three was stopped in downtown Mac- known for drug activity. The ve-
times for drunk driving, and clenny just before midnight on hide had a broken tail light and
the officer noted he had a faint January 19. Deputy Curtis Ruise Mr. Lawson appeared nervous
smell of alcohol about him when learned Mr. Cloer's license had when questioned by the officer,
stopped. been previously suspended three who then received permission
A subsequent search of the times. for the search. Possession of par-
vehicle yielded a marijuana ciga- The state of Georgia said it aphernalia is a misdemeanor.
rette and a drinking straw with would extradite Glenn Rush, 57,
cocaine residue on it. Mr. Greene of Norcross, Ga. after his arrest ALCOHOLICS
was booked for misdemeanor in Baker County the early morn- ANONYMOUS
possession, and possession of ing of January 19. Monday & Thursday 8:00 pm
cocaine and the straw as narcot- Deputy Jeremy Moran stopped Macclenny Church of Christ
ics equipment. The second count a vehicle driven by Mr. Rush for 275-3617 or 259-8257
is a felony; the others misde- speeding eastbound on Interstate
meanors. 10 near the US 90 interchange

Enters apartment of his ex,

then slugs her new boyfriend

SA criminal complaint was
filed against a Macclenny man
for allegedly breaking into an
apartment of an ex-girlfriend off
Jefferson Ave. in Glen St. Mary
the evening of January 20 and
punching her new boyfriend.
Christina Brogdon, 18, told
police Christopher (Tuffy)
Sharp, 22, initially tried to enter
through front and rear doors, then
smashed the glass of a kitchen
window over a sink about 7:00.
He demanded Ms. Brogdon's
boyfriend Matthew Simmons,
20, of Macclenny leave, and
struck him in the mouth with a
fist when he refused. Mr. Sharp,
whose relationship with Ms.
Brogdon ended about three
weeks ago, fled when she called
The woman also told Deputy
Patrick McGauley her former
relationship was scarred by past
incidents of domestic violence.
The complaint alleges burglary
with battery, a felony; and mis-
demeanor assault.
In other reports to the sheriff's
department involving property
crimes, the tenants of seven stor-
age units at America's Best Stor-
age on Florida Ave. in east Mac-
clenny will inventory them to
determine what is missing after
they were burglarized overnight
January 17.
Locks on the garage doors
were cut to gain entry.
Someone took a rented pres-
sure washer valued at $900
from a residential construction
site near CR 139B and Claude
Harvey Road between January
15-19. Contractor George Bums
told police he rented it from

Home Depot on Jacksonville's
Contractor Robert Hurst of
Macclenny reported on January
19 a toilet bowl and tank valued
at $120 were taken from a con-
struction project off CR 23A.
That afternoon, he caught two
white males attempting to steal
a 5-gallon bucket of paint and
made them put it back. They
were in a purple S-10 pickup
Lois Johnston, 39, of St.
George, Ga. was charged with
petty theft for allegedly taking a
cell phone belonging to Julin Pa-
tel at Baker Beverage in down-
town Macclenny on January 19.
.Her image was caught on a se-
curity tape, and.she told Deputy
Curtis Ruise she took the phone
so her son could communicate
with her from a mall.
It appeared someone forced
their way into the residence of
Linda Parker off CR 139B dur-
ing the night January 21, though
she told police nothing inside
was missing. A neighbor who
lives behind the residence said
she saw headlights in a driveway
about 12:30 am.
A seven-foot wide sign was
taken from an entrance to Turner
Cemetery in the north county
between January 13-16, and
someone threw a large rock into
a window at the front entrance of
the school district office in south
Macclennny. That incident likely
took place over the weekend.

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 25, 2007 Page 7

Leads cops on chase, stopsfor good'car
A Georgia man arrested after hide the "bad" patrol car. A 14-year-old special ed stu-
leading several county deputies Mr. Harris had to be subdued dent at Baker County Middle
on a chase westbound from Glen to prevent him froni entering the School was charged with disrupt-
St. Mary on Interstate 10 early interstate roadway and wept un- ing class on January 17 by curs-
on January 17 was to be evalu- controllably on the way back to ing and making threats against
ated for mental illness after he county jail, where he was booked both teachers and students.
exhibited erratic behavior, for reckless driving and fleeing Campus deputy Tracie Ben-
Troy Harris, 30, of George- police, ton said the boy, who is from
town, Ga. twice pulled up to gas In other arrests, Lowell An- the Olustee area, said he would
pumps at the Glen St. Mary Cit- derson, 41, was charged with behave in class if the officer got
go off CR 125 before speeding loitering on the property of two. him away from his parents.
away and entering the interstate neighbors off Claude Harvey
about 2:00 am. Deputies Mike Road the afternoon of January Ducks Unlimited
Lagle and Patrick McGauley 20. Both told police Mr. Ander-
were at the station, and observed son refused to leave when the banquet M arch 2
Mr. Harris' behavior from inside neighbors declined to give him a
the convenience store. When he ride to Macclenny. The annual banquet and auc-
drove off, the deputies got be- Romona Robertson, 19, of tion for Ducks Unlimited of Bak-
hind Mr. Harris' 1985 Mercury Macclenny was booked for er County will be held on Friday,
that continued west at 65-75 mph misdemeanor assault the after- March 2 at the Women's Club
as the driver refused to stop. noon of January 18 for allegedly in Macclenny. The social hour
He finally did so when Dep- throwing a shoe at a vehicle driv- starts at 6:00 followed by the
uty Wayne Limbaugh joined the en by Laronda Ellis, 20, also of dinner and live auction at 8:15.
chase after changing directions Macclenny. The group will also have a si-
by crossing the median, and Ms. Ellis said the accused lent auction, tier raffle and door
Mr. Harris later told officers he blocked her passage in a vehicle prizes. For more information
stopped shortly after because the on Grissholm St. in Macclenny, including the various levels of
third officer's car was the "good" then tossed the shoe after she de- admission fees, contact Wal-
patrol car. toured to the side of the road to do Brock at 591-4775 or Kurt
He termed the first police ve- get around. Treece at 219-9625.

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 25, 2007 Page 8


Thomas Polk, 87,
drove for 40 years
Mr. Thomas V. Polk, 87, of
Macclenny died Sunday Janu-
ary 21, 2007 at his residence. He
was born on December 15, 1919
in Hampton, South Carolina to
the late Russell and Venie Cook
Polk. He moved to Macclenny
13 years ago from Jacksonville.
Mr. Polk was a U.S. Army tank
specialist and W.W. II veteran.
He was a truck driver for over
40 years hauling freight for the
dairy industry and for Denny's
Salvage. He was a member of
First Baptist Church of Mac-
clenny. He enjoyed hunting in
South Carolina with his brothers,
playing the guitar and bowling.
He was predeceased by his sister
Bernice Gooding.
Survivors include his wife
of 52 years Wilda Bell Polk of
Macclenny; son Tony (Libby)
Polk of Orange Park; daugh-
ters Carol (Gary) Bescrjpt and
Cheryl (Tim) Cuthbertson, both
of Jacksonville, Robin (Tom)
Miller of Los Angeles, Calif.;
grandchildren Lisa (Kevin) Bul-
livant, Becky (Jeremy) Ecklof,
Lori (Billy) Deen, Lynda (Mike)
Greene, Michael Bescript, Katy
Polk, Mitchell and Melanie
Cuthbertson; great-grandchil-
dren Evan and Kaleigh Deen and
Lucas Greene; brothers Elliott
(Juanita) Polk, Lossie (Betty)
Polk and Randolph (June) Polk
all of Hampton County, S.C.;
sisters Virginia Smith and Eileen
(Bobby) Sullivan, both of Hamp-
ton, S.C.
The funeral service was held
on Wednesday January 24, 2007
at 11:00 am in the chapel of V.
Todd Ferreria Funeral Services
with Pastor Edsel Bone of First
Baptist Church of Macclenny
and Pastor Bob Brown offici-
ating. Interment followed in
Woodlawn Cemetery.

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name the day that he called, you an-
swered. He stretched out his hand and
delivered you. The Lord lifted you up
and gave you peace. You are missed so
much, but will always be in our hearts.

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Evelyn Griffis Woods, 91, of
Macclenny died on Saturday,
January 20, 2007. She was born
in Raiford and lived most of her
life in Macclenny. She was the
daughter of
the late Ollie
Ezra Griffis
and Shelly
Griffis, the
widow of the
late Percy
Woods and
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by daugh- s ds
ter Thel-
ma Griffis, son Ralph Woods,
brothers Rudolph Griffis, James
Griffis and John Henry Griffis;
sister Ida Lee Johns and grand-
daughter Joan Lynette Meritt.
Mrs. Woods was a homemaker
and a member of Taylor Church.
Survivors include daughters
Gloria Bryant of Chiefland, Fla.,
Linda Brack of Glen St. Mary,
Ethel Thompson of Jackson-
ville, Delane Koscinski of Bir-
mingham, Ala. and Lois Griffis
of Sanford; sons Charles Woods
of Jacksonville; Danny Prevatt
of Carrollton, Ga., Mark Woods
of Macclenny, John Woods of
Baltimore, Md.; Roger Woods
of Sanderson and Marvin Woods
of Chiefland; 37 grandchildren,
76 great-grandchildren and 38
great-great-grandchildren; nine
nieces and nephews of her late
The funeral service was con-
ducted Tuesday, January 23,
2007 at the Taylor Church with
Rev. Carl Taylor of Brandenton,
Fla. officiating. Interment was in
South Prong 'Cemetery. Guerry
Funeral Home was in charge of

Grateful appreciation
The family of Mary H. Porter-
field acknowledges with grateful
appreciation your kind expres-
sions of sympathy. The flowers,
food and donations made in her
honor were most appreciated. We
are especially thankful for your
continued thoughts and prayers
during this difficult time.

McCrays chapel service
McCray's Chapel Church in
Olustee will have a special ser-
vice "God Will Deliver" on Sat-
urday, January 27,,2007 at 7:30
Come join Pastor John Mor-
gan and McCray's Chapel family
for a blessing.
For more information, call

Mt. Zion N.C.

Methodist Church
121 North t 259--4461
lacclennv, FL
Pastor Tim Cheshire
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm

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say unto thee, e-cept a man be
born of water and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the king-
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Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 P.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500

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Singer/composer in

Starke on February 17
James Rogers, composer of
"Fly Eagle Fly," is returning to
Starke on Saturday, February 17
at 7:00 pm at the Bradford High
School Auditorium.
Mr. Rogers will be entertain-
ing with songs he has written
himself mixed with his own style
of down home humor.
Mr. Rogers is the singer/com-
poser of "I Guard America", the
theme song adopted by the Army
and Air National Guard.
The event is sponsored by
Bradford Ecumenical Ministries
Food Pantry, Inc. Donations will
be taken at the door or you can
purchase tickets at The Brad-
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Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Macclenny was the setting for a noon celebration commemorating the life and accom-
plishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 15th. The celebration featured inspirational preaching, praise music and
an oratory competition, followed by food and fellowship. April Williams of Sanderson presented a recitation on the life of Dr.
King. Participants in the oratory competition presented excerpts from the "I Have A Dream" speech delivered by Dr. King at the
Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963. The first, second and third place winners received $100, $50 and $25.
They were (from left): Videll Williams,first place; Nakita Rogers, second place; Claudell Paige, third place.

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

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 r

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Sunday Morning Worship

9:45 am
11:00 am

Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
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Smwdai School 9:45 a.m.
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Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship: 6:15 pm
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2594940 Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., Macclenny

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

Youth Proarams

Sunday School

Associate Pastor
Ti2m Thomas

10:00 am
11:00 am
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
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Common Ground Sunday 11:00
Common Ground Wed. (Teens) 7:00
God Kids Sunday 11:00
God Kids Wednesday 7:00

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Glen Friendship Tabernacle
Clinton Ave. Glen St. Mary
WJXR Radio Service Sunday..... 8:30 am
Morning Worship Service...... 10:30 am
Children's Church ............ 11:30 am
Evangelistic .................. 6:00 pm
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30 months in prison for

molestation of 11-year-old

A Glen St. Mary man with
a past free of criminal activity
pleaded no contest January 17
to molesting an 11-year-old girl
and was sent off to prison for 30
Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosi-
er, who recently took over the
criminal bench in Baker County,
also placed Raymond (Pogo)
Loadholtz, 65, on 30 months of
sexual offender probation once
he is released
from prison
and fined him
Mr. Load-
holtz was ar-
rested in Sep- .
tember, 2005
after the vic- Mr. Loadholtz
tim's mother
contacted police. Her daughter's
behavior had changed radically
earlier that month and the mother
sought psychological counseling
in Jacksonville. The girl revealed
two instances of improper sexual
behavior by Mr. Loadholtz, both
while he was teaching her horse-
manship on his farm northwest
of Glen.
The girl told her mother Mr.
Loadholtz told her not to tell
anyone about the incidents, and
she was afraid to do so because
she feared it would mean the end
of the riding lessons.
As part of the probation, the
judge ordered Mr. Loadholtz to
repay the victim's expenses for
psychological counseling, to
observe a curfew once he is re-
leased, submit to polygraphs if
asked and allow searches of his
computer without warrants.
He is also required to keep
strict records on travel and obtain
approval of a probation officer
before he leaves Baker County.
Judge Rosier departed down-
ward from the recommended
sentence of more than five years,

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which took into consideration
the fact that Mr. Loadholtz had
no criminal record.
Also sent off to state prison
last week was Dlorah Rauler-
son, who pleaded no contest to
12 counts of forgery and utter-
ing forgeries. Her sentence is 16
Patricia Johnson got a year
and one day for sale and posses-
sion of drugs, and Diane Bodden
the same sentence for burglary,
grand theft and criminal mis-
Bradley Howard drew a year
and a half in prison after plead-
ing to burglary and grand theft
and William Cooler 207 days
in county jail for three counts
of forgery. Telv Coleman will
serve six months in county jail
for sale and delivery of cocaine,
and possession with intent to
sell. His prior probation was also
Arrest warrants were issued
for Travis Miller, who failed
to appear that day in court on
charges of burglary and theft,
and Joyce Olsbavsky for posses-
sion of cocaine and driving on a
suspended license.

Glen St. Mary

man officially

listed as missing
The name of a Glen St. Mary
man was entered into a national
crime computer after he failed to
return to Baker County or con-
tact family members since the
day after Christmas.
David Yale, 29, left the area
November 24 to join a travel-
ing carnival, his mother Cheryl
Brown told the sheriff's depart-
ment. He said he would be in the
Tampa area and moving with the
operation further south in Flori-
His wife Marlayna told Dep-
uty Garrett Bennett that Mr. Yale
telephoned her three times, and
indicated in late December he
would be home in two weeks.
She gave police the numbers of
the pay phones where her hus-
band's calls originated.
The wife contacted authorities
January 17, saying it was out of
character for Mr. Yale to not keep
in touch. He is officially listed as
a missing person.

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project set to


on Monday
Draining installations and im-
provements will precede by sev-
eral weeks the planned resurfac-
ing of SR 121 from Macclenny
north to the Georgia state line, a
$3.4 million project being man-
aged by the Florida Department
of Transportation.
The initial work is expected to
begin next Monday, January 29.
The actual milling (removal
of the top asphalt layer) and re-
surfacing will probably not begin
until mid-February, said Monica
Reifeiss, spokeswoman for the
DOT district office in Lake City.
Once it does, motorists will
be diverted to single lanes for
brief intervals over the five-mile
stretch. No lane closures are al-
lowed between 6:00-8:30 am.
Other parts of the project:
Five-foot paved shoulders on
each side of 121 in areas where
there is no curb.
Wheelchair ramps on side-
walks and some sidewalk repair
in north Macclenny.
Removal of unused concrete
driveways in the curbed areas
and replacing them with side-
Replacing culvert pipe at
some driveways for improved
Upgrading of safety guard-
Paving side street intersec-
tions at Lee's Lane, Crews Lane,
Harley Thrift Road and Blue
Hole Road.
Replacing mailboxes with
standard ones on breakaway
Lost our love

Please help find a precious
member of our family. Our
dog 'Maddox' went missing
on 1-10-07 from our home
at, 932 W. Macclenny Ave.
Maddox is a 7 month old,
black Papilon with white
and brown markings on
his chest, belly and paws.
He has very large ears and
very silky fur, and weighs
approximately 6 lbs. When
he went missing he had a
rabies and name tag. If you
have seen him or have him
in your care please call and
return him to his loving
He is missed so terribly.
A monetary reward is being
offered for his safe return.

ulana nad recently divorcedu
Prince Charles (Alex Jennings)
and was dating millionaire Dodi
Fayed. They were killed in a car
crash in Paris after having been
chased by legions of photogra-
Her death sees very different
reactions. Charles is crushed and
confused and flies to Paris. It is
clear that he had strong feelings
for Diana. It is also clear that he
is under the thumb of Elizabeth.
Her reaction, and everything
about her, is muted. She is the
epitome of the British "stiff up-
per lip." She hears the news and
then goes back to bed.
The queen and her husband
Philip (James Cromwell) are va-
cationing in Balmoral, Scotland
and refuse to come back to Lon-
don. She won't even allow the
flag to be flown at half-mast be-
cause it is never flown at Buck-
ingham Palace when the queen is
not in attendance.
The only public figure who
comes across as being the least
bit sympathetic is newly elected
Prime Minister Tony Blair (Mi-

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The Baker County

Cancer Support Group

First Thursday of month
7:00 pm
Baker County
Health Department

but also tried his best to nudge
the queen out of her solitude.
Sheen not only looks like
Blair, but exudes some of his
charm. His handlers were inter-
ested only in political gain. His
wife despised the monarchy,
but he came across as warm and
Mirren is flat out amazing as
Elizabeth. The make-up artists
did an incredible job and she

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the purpose of operating a Video
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at the Zoning Adjustment Board meeting
to be held on February 5, 2007, at
5:00 pm, at City Hall 118 East
Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida.

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 25, 2007 Page 9

'The Qen' puts a new face on the

British monarchy and Diana tragedy
BY BOB GERARD chael Sheen). He understands looks just like the queen. Mirren,
Entertainment Editor that the public had a love for the best known on this side of the
I don't see as many movies as princess and did his best to con- Atlantic for Calendar Girls and
I used to. That's why, when I run vince the queen that she needed the PBS crime series Prime Sus-
across a film as superior as The to get involved, pect, somehow manages to put
Queen; I have to mention it. Not It isn't that the queen is com- a human face on her character,
only is the British film about a pletely heartless, she just was something the script and other
week in the life of Queen Eliza- raised in a time when duty was actresses might not have been
beth II a probable Oscar turn for important and people, especially able to attain. We are left sym-
star Helen Mirren, it is also co- royals, were discouraged from pathizing with Elizabeth and her
pletely fascinating and entertain- showing emotion. As a result, very difficult job.
ing. Elizabeth, Philip and Charles This is a fascinating and enter-
The film focuses on the reac- seemed a little emotionally with- training movie, particularly if you
tion of the royals to the death of ered. Philip particularly came are interested in the monarchy or
Princess Diana. It looks at the across as incapable of real emo- a fan of Diana. There is a lot of
way they coped with the tragedy tion. His answer to dealing with actual footage intercut into the
and tried to understand the im- Princes William and Harry, who film from BBC, CNN and other
mense public reaction to Diana's had just lost their mother, was to news broadcasts.
death. take them hunting day after day. I highly recommend The
It is not a flattering portrait but Tony Blair, on the other hand, Queen for anyone interested in
a revealing one. The monarchy had just been elected prime min- a thoughtful movie that gives its
didn't like Diana one little bit, sister a month earlier, and com- audience a look behind the vel-
and wanted no public display af- pletely understood the people. vet curtain of royalty.
ter her death. He was a politician and very in- It is rated PG-13; I give the
....- -,. -, terested in nutting on a good face, movie 4 out of 4 stars.

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 25, 2007 Page 10

Co-workers, students lifted retiree

African bishop ordainsfirst local deacon

(From page 4)

was a happy place to finish my
career," said Ms. Giles.
She states that having to en-
force punishment was a diffi-
cult thing for her, even though
it was a necessary part of the
job. Some parents requested and
gave permission for old fash-
ioned discipline.
Ms. Giles always made a
point of talking to the child and
giving them a chance to explain
if they were sent to her office.
She asked three key questions
to make them think about what
they had done:
Why are you here? What did
you do? What could you have
done differently?
She gave a spanking when
required, but never let the child
leave her office without a hug.
"I felt it important to dissolve
any chance of resentment the
child might hold," she said. "I
needed to show them that even if
they had made a mistake, I still
loved them. And I did I loved
each and every child."
Difficult for her, too, were
the times when a school lost a
child to a terminal illness or an
"Death is a part of living, of
course," says Ms. Giles, "but
when it's a child, a student you
know my Lord, that was hard."
Ms. Giles believes it is very
important for those who work
in administration to never forget
what it's like for teachers in the
field. She credits Superintendent
Barton with helping administra-
tors keep in touch with the enor-
mous responsibility teachers un-
dertake each day. Periodically,
administrators are required to
substitute for a teacher for a full
day. According to Ms. Giles, this
helps keep things in perspective
and helps administrators work
to support teachers in every way
For Ms. Giles, the most won-
derful part of her 34 years in ed-
ucation is being able to see her
hand in students' lives. Many
have gone on to become pro-
fessionals and teachers, and she
hears from former students on a
regular basis.
An instance involving a
young girl at Keller Intermediate
stands out. She began to show
up at her office needing to talk,
but was not able to say exactly,
what was wrong. Many times
the child would be in tears. Ms.
Giles did her best to console and
comfort and when the child was
ready, she divulged the unpleas-
ant circumstances of her life.
"She'd had experiences no
young child should have," said
Ms. Giles with a shudder.
Although Ms. Giles was pow-
erless to undo the damage, she
consistently comforted the child,
trying her best to make her be-
lieve that despite the bad experi-
ences, she would be alright.
Three years ago that student,
now married with her own fami-
ly, visited Ms. Giles at work and
thanked her.
"You are the only one who be-
lieved me," she told Ms. Giles.
"And you always tried to make
me understand it wasn't my fault
and I would be alright. Because
of that, today I am."
Ms. Giles has received many
letters over the years from stu-
dents. An English teacher at
Baker County High School used
to assign a final writing project to
seniors, asking them for a letter
to their favorite teacher. Many of

these seniors remembered their
former teacher and guidance
counselor and Ms. Giles has lost
track of the number of letters she
received. She marvels today at
the amount of love that has come
back to her through those letters
over the years.
When she made the decision
to retire, Ms. Giles was glad to
turn over the reigns of assis-
tant principal to Bonnie Jones,
the PreK center's reading coach
and Teacher of the Year in 2005-
2006. She believes Ms. Jones is
an excellent choice.
"Bonnie has so much dedica-
tion and spunk and at this point
I think they need a younger per-
son with that kind of energy."
If you ask Ms. Giles the secret
to such a successful work expe-

rience she has a ready answer:
working among such wonderful
people is the key.
"It is truly a remarkable thing
to be able to work professionally
with teachers and principals and
also be good friends and have
fun with them at the same time,"
she contends.
Retirement for Ms. Giles will
mean being able to use her ed-
ucation background to help en-
rich the life of her young grand-
daughter and to travel. Even so,
she will never be far away from
the thing she knows and loves
best education. "You'll see me
down at the school from time to
time as a volunteer," she pre-
dicts. "I could never stay com-
pletely away.

2nd Nine Weeks
Fourth grade: Videll Williams
HONOR ROLL Fourth grade:
Chelsei Albino, Angel Allaire, Terrell Allen, Tristan Altman, Jacqueline Anderson,
Sharlie Bailey, Seirra Barnes, Amber Batten, Mason Batten, Troy Beck, Lauren
Berry, Landon Boyette, Chelsea Brewer, Ezavine Brown, Shane Bryan, Keyonna
Burch, Clayton Bureau, Morgan Burnsed, Matthew Butcher, Mallory Chauncey,
Dylan Clark, John Collingwood, Courtney Combs, Sydney Corbett, Kristin
Cox, Frank Crain, Brody Crews, Kyle Crews, Dillan Cullen, Kansas Davis,
Keltni Davis, Danielle Dewolfe, Ashleigh Dinkins, Vornesha Donaldson, Chase
Drury, Megan Durham, Kaylyn Dyal, Rachel Edgy, James Ferguson, Harvey
Flanders, Taylor Gabbard, Elizabeth Gaines, Damorian Galloway, Maegan Gerace,
Brendan Gibson, Emily Givens, Ashton Goethe, Megan Gombert, Rebekah Gould,
Kasey Graves, Colton Gray, Tristen Griffin, Travis Hall, Kaitlin Hance, Brooke
Hancock, Louis Handte, Mitchell Hartley, Apryl Harvey, Brandon Harvey, Colby
Hathcox, Dalton Higginbotham, Austin Hile, Brooklyn Hodges, Makayla Jefferson,
Ethan Jenkins, Autumn Johns, Darchelle Johnson, Zoe Johnson, Alia Jones, Alex
Karagiannopoulos, Savannah Kames, Katie Keen, Mandy Keene, Tiffany Kersey,
Cameron Kirby, Steve Kish, John Klotz, Tyler Kreutz, Laura Lee-Hayden, Mason
Loadholtz, Callie Lokey, Angle Londress, Rachel Long, Rebekah Long, Emily
Martin, Thomas McElfresh, Brittany McSwain, Garrett Meister, Blayne Merchant,,
Maegan Mitchell, Jonathan Mobley, Allison, Monds, Brooke Moorman, Tabetha
Morrison, Kaleb Newmans, Cody Nipper, Ryan Oakes, Angel Oneal, Tanner
Orberg, Angelica Paulson, Trenton Perry, Tara Pickett, Alexandria Pietrowski,
Jessica Pilkington, Allee Pringle, Zachary Rafuse, William Raulerson, Mark Ray,
Grant Rayburn, Jenna Reeves, Cheyenne Regnier, Corey Rife, Charles Ruise,
Kayla Sampley, Siearra Sanders, Jesslyn Sands, Victoria Sapp, Cheyanne Schutt,
Jacob Sellers, Sadie Sibley, Elizabeth Smith, Kayla Smith, Matthew Stafford,
Dreamy Stewart, Harley Sullivan, Logan Taylor, Blake Thomas, Joesph Thomas,
Steven Walker, Mya Whitehead, Dannielle Wilkerson, Dalton Williams, Autumn
Wingate, Wyatt Worley, Charles Wright, Joan Yarborough, Ryan Yarborough.

Dealing with stinkhorn

BY BARBARA SMITH sects' bodies before they fly else-
Horticulture Agent where, facilitating fungal spore
What is this pinkish orange dispersal. Stinkhom can also
thing with the putrid smell that's sp read without spores via trans-
coming up in my mulched plant portation of the mycelium (looks;
bed and how can I control it? like white fibers) through mulch
Stinkhom is the name of the or other decaying organic matter
fungus you see (or maybe smell) that is transported from one spot
emerging from the mulch. Good to another.
name, huh? Clathrus columnatus Spraying will not effectively
is the botanic name for the fun- control stinkhorn. Control is by
gus. It is not harmful to plants removal of the fungal structures
since it lives on decaying matter. from the area. If you see the white
But it can be a smelly nuisance. "egg" developing (may be hid-
You may see white mycelium den in lawn, leaves, or mulch),
strands in the organic matter first pick it up and put it in your trash
or a white "egg" structure in the or somewhere else on the proper-
lawn or mulch. The "arms" of ty where it can go about the busi-
the stinkhom emerge from this ness of breaking down organic
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Jacksonville as youth minister,
vestry member, home church
pastor coordinator and assistant
Several months ago, Jim Mc-
Caslin, a dean with the Anglican
Community Network, sent Mr.
Webb to St. Peter's in Macclen-
ny as one of several volunteers
serving the congregation during
its search for a priest. Though
not ordained, Mr. Webb offici-
ated at services while an accom-
panying priest or ordained.dea-
con administered communion.
Shortly after, Mr. Webb was
approached by a committee at
St. Peter's to apply for the po-
sition as priest. Jim McCaslin
submitted Mr. Webb's history
of ministry service and desire
to be ordained to Archbishop
"It seemed like a dream,"
says Mr. Webb. "I remember
thinking, 'Is there any real pos-
Ssibility this could happen?"'
Ironically, Mr. Webb nev-
er had any idea of becoming
ordained until St. Peter's ap-
proached him about becoming
its priest. Then circumstances
began to move him in that di-
rection and he began to consider
the possibility.
Mr. Webb is no stranger to
Macclenny. His wife Beth taught
biology at Baker County High
School from 1983-86 and the
family has long been acquainted
with the Taber family that owns
Glen St. Mary Nurseries. The
Webbs often spent vacations at
the nursery.
"It seemed God was sending
me a strong message that this is
where I should be and I need-
ed to listen seriously," said Mr.
The week after Christmas
2006, the Webb family was va-
cationing in Jackson Hole, Wy-
oming. They discovered a small
Episcopal church built of logs
while out hiking in the snow.
Feeling a need to ask God for
understanding and direction re-
garding the possible ordination,
Mlr. Webb knelt with his family,
and prayed. They prayed for half

an hour. What happened next
still gives Mr. Webb chills.
His cell phone rang and when
he answered he heard the voice
of Jim McCaslin. "What are you
doing right this moment?" Mc-
Caslin asked. Mr. Webb told
him the entire family was at a
church in Wyoming, praying
about the future. "Well, God ob-
viously heard you," McCaslin
told him. "We just got the word
from the Archbishop. You are to
be ordained."
As a "transitional" deacon he
can conduct services, distrib-
ute communion and pastor the
congregation while completing
course work through Gordon
Conwell Theological Seminary,
which has a campus in Jack-
sonville. When his seminary
obligations are completed and
approved, he will be officially
ordained a priest.
Mr. Webb will be the first of-
ficial priest of St. Peter's and
the first priest ever selected by
the congregation in the church's
100+ year history.
St. Peter's made history in
2006 when it became one of six
churches in North Florida to for-
mally withdraw from the Epis-
copal denomination, a decision
fueled by disagreement over
more liberal-leaning doctrine
the past few decades, including
the decision to name an openly
gay man as the presiding bishop
in New Hampshire.
Mr. Webb and the congrega-
tion of St. Peter's are excited
about the future. "They real-
ize they've been a sleepy little
church for a long time," he says.
"Now they are committed to
growing and expanding their
ministry in the community."
Mr. Webb's immediate goal is
to develop an in-depth Wednes-
day evening service focusing on
prayer, music and healing. He
is passionate about music and
plans to work to increase music
as an integral part of the church
experience at St. Peter's.
The congregation wants to
reach young families with chil-
dren, so much of the future focus
will be on expanding the physi-'
cal church facilities to accom-

modate such growth. Building a
new church will be a matter for
serious discussion and focus in
the next few years. St. Peter's
also has plans for missions trips
and retreats and will partner with
programs at All Soul's Anglican
Church in Jacksonville for the
immediate future.
"My natural inclination is
to jump to it and get all these
goals accomplished immediate-
ly," says the excited Mr. Webb,
whose secular career is as a fi-
nance officer for The McKin-
ley Group in Jacksonville. "I'm
used to starting a project and
pushing it right through."
St. Peter's is still in its infan-
cy and finding its way in the big
scheme of things. Mr. Webb rec-
ognizes the challenge of want-
ing things to happen immediate-
ly balanced with being "weak"
and waiting for the will of the
Lord as 2 Corinthians 12: 9-10
"It will be a journey of per-
severance, patience and a lot of
faith," he said.

RegionalScience and Engi-
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The Suwannee Valley Re-
gional Science and Engineering
Fair will be held at Lake City
Community College on Febru-
ary 14-15. The region is com-
prised of 10 counties including
Baker County.
Judging of the projects will
take place on Wednesday, Febru-
ary 14 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm.
Open house for the community
will also be held on February 14
from 3:00-6:00 pm. The awards
ceremony will be held on Thurs-
day, February 15 at 10:00 am in
the Levy performing Arts Center.
The winners will advance to the
State Science and Engineering
Fair held in Ft. Myers, Ha. at
Florida Gulf Coast University on
April 11,2007.
For more information, contact
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Mr. and Mrs. Pennington

Fairy tale wedding
Hubbard and Sally Harvey
of Taylor are proud to announce
the marriage of their daughter
Megan Kathleen to John Pen-
nington of Macclenny. They
were married at Calvary Baptist
Church Saturday, January 20,
2007. A medieval fair reception
After a honeymoon in St. Au-
gustine the couple will reside in

February GED test
The next GED test will be
given February 5, 6 and 7. Reg-
istration for the tests will be held
on Tuesday evening, January
30 at the Baker County Middle
School cafeteria, 211 Jonathan
St., Macclenny. The doors will
open at 6:30 pm and registration
will begin at 7:00 pm.
You may obtain additional
information regarding registra-
tion and free adult education and
GED preparation classes by call-
ing Nancy Cain at 259-0403.

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Saturday School Science, 8th graders

BCHS: Girls' weightlifting @ Keystone
Invitational, 9:00 am. District girls' bas-
ketball @ Sante Fe.

District wide: Early dismissal. BCHS:
Club day. Personality Portraits.

District wide: Progress reports. BCHS:
Boys' basketball @ Union, 6:00 & 7:30
pm. Deadline to register for SAT test.
FBLA district competition, Jackson-

Ms. Ruise retires

The Baker County School
Board recently recognized Ms.
Aray Ruise with a plaque for
her many years of service. She
started working with the school
district in 1979 and retired
from Macclenny Elementary
on December 22, 2006, after
27 years. Ms. Ruise worked in
custodial services. Also recently
retired is employee Janet M.
Poley on October 18, 2006.

Localstudents inducted
into National Honor Roll
Katie A. Godwin of San-
derson and Johannah M.
Yaccarino, whose grandparents
live in Macclenny, were recently
inducted into the Spring 2006
National Honor Roll.
The National Honor Roll
recognizes high achieving
high school and middle school
students. It offers several
benefits which can contribute to
the success of its members.

Happy 18th Birthday

D.IJJ.. Nlari, [I ""A~?~ le.

Schooldistrict lauds inn-Dixiefor tickets
Baker Middle School Principal David Davis (left) earlier this month congrat-
ulated Tom DeBruhl, manager of the Macclenny Winn-Dixie for the grocery
chain's donation of nearly $10,000 worth of Jacksonville Jaguar tickets to
teachers and students this past season. The 500 or so tickets were given out as
rewards. The school district also recognizes both the local store and the chain
as Outstanding Business Partners and they will both be again thanked at the
20th annual Business Recognition Awards Program sponsored by the Florida
Department of Education in St. Petersburg in April.

Top grade points at Lake City CC

Lake City Community Clayton, Thomas M. Elledge,Jr.,
College congratulates the Teresa Danielle Farnesi, Lauren
following students for scholastic Leigh Griffis, Lauen Michelle
achievement for Fall 2006 Maynard, Hanna Moore, Ashton
semester. The President's list Christine Norman, Stephanie
is those students with a grade Lauren Rhoden, Garrison Frank
point average of 4.0. The Vice Sweat.
President's list is those with 3.5 Vice President's List: Ashley
or higher and no grade below Renee' Davis, James Henry
C in any course they have Duncan, Jr., Katie Ann Godwin,
taken. The following are Baker Latoya Denise Holton, Tabatha
graduates: Anne Matthews, Amy Jo Nash,
President's List: Kimberly Ann Peterson, Emily
David Harold Barton, Joann Dianne Rhoden, Ashley Dawn
Marie Bryant, Gerald Leonard Steele.


Westside student leads in the Pledge
Westside Elementary first grader Camryn Payne, daughter of Larry and Jennifer
Payne of Glen St. Mary, leads school board member Dean Griffis, board attorney
John Caven and member Patricia Weeks in the Pledge of Allegiance at the January
15 meeting of the Baker County School Board. Approximately 65 elementary grade
academic achievers from Glen St. Mary were recognized and awarded with certifi-
cates of accomplishment during the meeting.

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IN RE: The Estate of:
Peggy D. Sapp
CASE NO: 02-2007-CP-002
(One PR)
The administration of the estate of
PEGGY D. SAPP, deceased, File Number
02-2007-CP-002, is pending in the Probate
Court, Baker County, Florida, the address
of which is: 339 East Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, FL 32063.
The names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth below.
All interested persons are notified that:
All persons on whom this notice is served,
who have objections that challenge the validi-
ty of the will, the qualifications of the personal
representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this
court, are required to file their objections with
this court, within the later of three months
after the date of the first publication of this
notice or thirty days after the date of service
of a copy of this notice on them.
All creditors of the decedent, and other
persons having claims or demands against
the decedent's estate, on whom a copy of
this notice is served, within three months
after the date of the first publication of this
notice, must file their claims with this court,
within the later of three months after the date
of the first publication of this notice or thirty
days after the date of service of a copy of this
notice on them.
All other creditors of the decedent, and
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate, must file their claims with
this court within three months after the date
of the first publication of this notice.
All claims and objections not so filed will
be forever barred.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is January 25, 2007.
Charles D. Sapp
Personal Representative
Frank E. Maloney, Jr. Esquire
Attorney for Personal Representative
445 E. Macclenny Avenue
Macclehny, Florida 32063
Florida Bar No. 142990
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
Sanderson Speedway, 17169 US Hwy 90,
Sanderson, Florida 32087, and the extent of
the interest of each is as follows:
Russell E. Wiesemeyer
Russell E. Wiesemeyer
Sworn to and subscribed before me this
22nd day of January 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By: Bonnie M. Palleschi
As Deputy Clerk
CASE NO.: 02-2006-CA-0117
Dennis Baggett and Yolanda Baggett,
his wife,
George W. Taylor, Tracey L. Taylor n/k/a
Tracey Lynn Wilcox, and MacGlen -
Builders, Inc.
TO: George W. Taylor, Tracey L. Taylor
n/k/a Tracey Lynn Wilcox
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Suit to Quiet
Title has been filed on the following described
Lot 11, a re-plat of part of Lincoln Park,
as recorded in Plat Book 2, pages 91 and
92 of the public records of Baker County,

You are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to the action on the
petitioner's Attorney, whose name and ad-
dress is Hugh D. Fish, Jr., at P.O. Box 531,
Macclenny, Florida 32063, on or before
February 19, 2007, and file the original with
the Clerk of Court, either before service on
petitioner's attorney or immediately thereaf-
ter; otherwise a Final Judgment upon Suit to
Quiet Title will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the petition.
Witness my hand and seal of this Court
on this 19th day of January, 2007.
Al Fraser
As Clerk of the Court
BY: Jamie Crew
As Deputy Clerk
Hugh D. Fish, Esquire
P.O. Box 531
Macclenny, FL 32063

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I, the undersigned, being duly sworn, do
hereby declare under oath that the names of
all persons interested in the business or pro-
fession carried on under the name of Iron-
Man Industries, 17169 US Hwy 90, Sand-
erson, Florida 32087, and the extent of the
interest of each is as follows:
Russell E. Weisemeyer 100%
Russell E. Wiesemeyer
Sworn to and subscribed before me this
18th day of January, 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By: Bonnie M. Palleschi
As Deputy Clerk
CASE NO.: 02-2006-CA-0173
Frances K. Brown
Marshall Covington and Christine Covington,
Faye Rowland, Harold Porter, Fred Skull and
Nancy Skull
TO: Harold Porter, Fred Skull and Nancy
current residence unknown, but whose
last address was 11426 Thomas Drive
West, Macclenny, FL 32063 (as to Harold
Porter); 10201 Normandy Boulevard, #9,
Jacksonville, FL 32221 (as to Fred Skull
and Nancy Skull); 10201 Normandy Bou-
levard, #292, Jacksonville, FL 32221 (as to
Fred Skull and Nancy Skull).
You are notified that an action to quiet
title on the following property in Baker
County, Florida, to-wit:
Parcel One: Lot (1), Block Three (3) of the
subdivision of East Macclenny Heights on
file in Plat Book 2, page 26, of the current
public records of Baker County, Florida.

Parcel Two: Lots 3 & 4, Block 3, East
Macclenny Heights as more shown on the
plat of East Macclenny Heights on file in
Plat Book 2, page 26, of the current public
records of Baker County, Florida.

has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on Douglas C. Zahm, P.A.,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 18830
U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 300, Clearwa-
ter, Florida 33764, on or before February
12, 2007, or within thirty (30) days after the
first publication of this Notice of Action, and
file the original with the Clerk of this Court
at 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
FL 32073, either before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise
a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the complaint petition.
Witness my hand and seal of this Court
on this 10th day of January, 2007.
Al Fraser
..' '.. '"As Clerk ofthe'Court
S-, ,;.. -.,,r-BY: Jgirie G~ews
As D-put, Clerl
Douglas C. Zahm, P.A.
18830 U.S. Highway 17 North
Suite 300
Clearwater, FL 33764
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 En-
vironmental Control, 17169 US Hwy 90,
Sanderson, Florida 32087, and the extent of
the interest of each is as follows:
Russell E. Weisemeyer 100%
Russell E. Wiesemeyer
Sworn to and subscribed before me this
19th day of January, 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By: Bonnie M. Palleschi
As Deputy Clerk

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Boys demolished by Columbia;

beat Suwannee aer Starke loss

in, Firt C t beat up

Baldwin, First Coast beat up

on Lady Wildcats; rally to

upend Union County 61 -
It was a tough week for the ready to play and took it
Lady Wildcat basketball team, pretty well."
losing a pair of games by at least Brittany Hinson led the
ten points each, but coming back for BCHS with 15 points. C
to beat Union County on Mon- Griffis had 9.points and Dc
day. They will face Hilliard this McKenzie had 9 points and
week as they wrap up the regular bounds.
season and get ready for the dis- First Coast High was ji
trict tournament. inhospitable Thursday wh
The lone win came on Senior handed BCHS their second
Night for Cats as they recognized of the week in a 52-42 d
Brittany Hinson, the only senior. First Coast led most of the
Hinson, who has been one of the running up an 11-8 edge
team's leaders all season, turned first period and leading 22
in another fine performance rack- the half.
ing up 17 points They
in a 61-43 victory allow the
over the Tigers. t was one of cats back
Hinson scored the game,
the first 8 points ourworstgames ing them at
for the Cats. length in the
Union led 16-15 ofthe season period and
at the end of the ting them
first period, but -Coach Franklin Griffis for good ii
came back to out- fourth.
score UCHS 14-9 "They are

in the second period. It was the
third period that put the Tigers
away as BCHS ran up 21 points
to 8 for UCHS.
Deanna McKenzie led the way
with 21 points and 14 rebounds.
Hinson had 17 and Brittany Ruise
14 points and 6 rebounds.
The Cats ran up against a
stubborn Baldwin Indians team
on the road January 16 when
the Indians handed the girls a
57-39 thumping. The Wildcats
stayed with Baldwin during the
first half, and led by two points
at the intermission. But the Indi-
ans came back with guns blazing
in the third period, outscoring
BCHS 22-8 to put the game out
of reach. BCHS was never able
to regain its footing.
BCHS and Baldwin got off to
a slow start and traded baskets in
the first stanza. Baldwin held a
slim 8-5 lead in the first period.
The Lady Cats struck back in the
second as the pace of the game
picked up slightly. They tied the
game and then went up 19-17 at
the end of the half.
A big third period might have
given the game to the Wildcats,
but they came out of the locker
room as if their shoes were tied
together and the Indians ran up
and down the court with BCHS
chasing. The shots wouldn't fall
for the Cats and it wasn't long be-
fore the game was out of reach.
Baldwin kept the pressure up
throughout the fourth period.
The Lady Wildcats shot the ball
a little better in the final period,
but couldn't make up the dis-
"It was one of our worst
games of the season," said Coach
Franklin Griffis. "We were not
mentally focused on playing and
to its credit, Baldwin came out

Thanks to all the
YMCA volunteers
As Programs Director, I would
like to personally thank everyone
who has volunteered their time at
the Baker County YMCA. That
we have such a positive influence
on our children through sports
and other YMCA events is very
As many of you realize, our bas-
ketball season has begun and the
children are excited to take the
courts. If you don't have plans on
a Friday night or Saturday morn-
ing, stop by First Baptist Church
of Macclenny and check it out!
As many of you know, any pro-
gram is only as good as its volun-
teers and I would like to give some
special thanks to our volunteer
basketball coaches. We are blessed
to have these individuals take time
from their busy schedules and teach
these children not only about bas-
ketball, but also life. It is through
programs like these and their vol-
unteers that help the YMCA show
how devoted they are to building
leaders of strong mind, body and
spirit for'tomorrow.

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school that had beaten us by 30
earlier," said Griffis. "We showed
improvement in main areas from
the first meeting."
Brittany Ruise led BCHS with
16 points and 9 rebounds. Hinson
had 13 points and Caitlin Griffis
had 8 points and 8 rebounds.

Lifters top


The Lady Wildcat weightlift-
ing team had a strong showing
on Wednesday when it defeated
Suwannee County 68-17 in Live
Oak. The Lady Cats dropped
only two weight classes that af-
ternoon as they dominated the
Bulldog lifters.
Heather North got things go-
ing in the 101 class with a 170
total in the bench and clean and
jerk. Ashley Burns placed second
with a 130 total.
Natalie Strachen won the 110
class with a total of 205 and Les-
lie Tanner placed second.
Cassie Register won the 119
class with a total of 210; Tan-
nah McCullogh placed second at
195; Samantha Briggs won the
129 class with a total of 210 and
Taylor Fraser was second with a
190 total.
Cheryl Hetzer took the 139
class with a bench and clean and
jerk of 200. Kari Harris came in
second with a 175 total.
Delmica Thomas placed sec-
ond in the 154 class with a 135
total. Savannah Norman won the
169 class with a 220 total.
Tasha Battles won the 183
with a lift of 225, followed by
Jasmine Paige with a 185 total.
Lisa Corona and Shelby Whitt
placed second and third in the
199 class.
Kendra Russell and Jennifer
Blue placed first and second in
the unlimited class lifting 285
and 220 respectively.
The girls will travel to Epis-
copal on Saturday for Sectionals.
Lifting begins at 9:00 am.

The Wildcat basketball team
hit a rough patch last week, los-
ing a home match to Bradford
County and defeating Suwannee
County before getting blown out
by Columbia High.
The Cats started the week los-
ing a tough home match to Brad-
ford County 57-51 on Septem-
ber 16. It was a game that either
team could have won, but the
Tornadoes from Starke managed
to drop three pointers when they
needed them the most. With the
Wildcats closing in during the
third period, Bradford hit three
of the long range shots to parry
the attack.
Baker County actually led
throughout the first quarter and
into the second before Bradford
bounced back late in the half to
tie the game and then go up 29-
28 at the intermission. The Wild-
cats relied on some good first
half free throw shooting in a very
physical game.
Bradford extended its lead to
40-37 at the end of a low-scoring
third period, then held the Cats at
bay in the fourth. Ike Parker led
Baker High with 15 points and
6 rebounds. Tyler Thomas had 9
points and 8 rebounds.
The Cats bounced right back
on Thursday with a 70-55 vic-
tory over Suwannee County at
home, thanks to Nate Strachen's
season high 26-point effort.
Strachen was on fire all night
long, whether from the field or
the charity stripe where he hit 6
of 8 free throw attempts.
Strachen and the Cats ran out
to a slim 25-23 lead at the half,
and built the lead as the sec-
ond half progressed with strong
shooting and nearly flawless free
throw shooting. The Cats missed
only one free throw in the second
Strachen was effective in all
four quarters, evenly splitting
his scoring between the first and
second half. Add to that the 12 of
14 points from Thorne Crowley
that evening, and the Cats were
never really in danger during the
second half of the game.
It was a different story when
the Wildcats traveled to Colum-
bia High. The Tigers spanked
BCHS 60-29 in December, and
were just as effective this time
around, beating the Wildcats
59-20 in a game that was never

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Thursd January 5
6:00 m 8:00 pm
Kna Sports Complex
Baker Coun Little League B rdroom
.. e' 5-18 B3ea, .jnr Lr ie Lau at
Please bring copy of birth ce ificate and
proof of residence.
A registration fee will be charged.

CHS opened on fire, out-
scoring their visitors 20-6 and
keeping the pressure up for the
remainder of the half. The Ti-
gers led 38-12 at intermission
and outscored BCHS 21-8 in the
second half. It wasn't pretty by
anyone's standards.
Only Crowley managed to
hit in double figures for BCHS
with 12 points. The Wildcats will
travel to Middleburg on Thurs-
day and Stanton Prep on Friday.
Both games tip off at 7:30 pm.

Nate Strachen

Top man...

This week's Man of the Match
is senior guard Nate Strachen.
Strachen tossed in 26 points in
the Wildcat victory over Suwan-
nee County. He gave the Bull-
dogs fits all night with his out-
side shooting and quick, darting
runs to the inside.
Strachen has a lot of speed,
and when he is on his game like
he was on Thursday in Live Oak,
he can be very difficult to stop.
When he realized that he could
penetrate the lane on the Dogs,
Strachen terrorized them to the
point that the only way to stop
him was to foul him.
But the whole of Strachen's
game was clicking on Thurs-
day night and he hit 6 of 8 foul
shots. He will be a key player for
Coach Charles Ruise as the Cats
wrap up the regular season and
head into tournament play.


The Super Bowl lineup is set
and it is appealing. The Mon-
sters of the Midway, the Chicago
Bears, will square off against the
special talent that is Peyton Man-
ning and his Indianapolis Colts.
Rex Grossman briefly quieted
his critics as he led the Bears to a
39-14 win over the New Orleans
Saints. The Bear defense, strong
run game and some key long
passes over the middle scuttled
the fumble-happy Saints.
After a very. shaky start, Man-
ning and the Colts scored 32
second half points to defeat Tom
Brady and the New England Pa-
tribts 38-34. The win helped to
relieve the weight of the 1000
pound monkey on Manning's
back that kept whispering, "You
can't win the big game."
Both quarterbacks had their
critics in recent weeks. Gross-
man had a terrible spell near the
end of the season, with a pair of
games that plunged his quarter-
back rating into the single dig-
its. But the defense led by Brian
Urlacher has been so smothering
they've seen Grossman through
his rough patch.
Manning has not had Gross-
man's problems with his quar-
terback ratings. Throughout the
regular season, he was the best
quarterback in the AFC. Howev-
er, if the past was any indication,
Manning's difficulties lay in the
That certainly was the way it

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appeared in the early going. The
Colts defeated the Baltimore Ra-
vens with nothing but field goals.
Manning got them close with his
arm, but the Ravens prevented
the touchdown. That's also how
it looked in the early going of the
AFC championship. The Patriot
defense stifled the running and
passing game and the Colts had
to rely on the reliable leg of for-
mer Patriot Adam Vinateri for
their six first-half points.
In the meantime, Brady and
the Pats ripped them apart with
pin-point passes. It took until the
second half for the Colts to look
at all like the Colts. Manning
strung together a couple of first
downs and that was all it took.
Once he regained his rhythm, it
was "game on and game over."
The Bears had a much easier
time with the Saints than any-
one would have expected. The
weather was abysmal, bitter cold,
freezing rain and then blowing
snow. The Saints, a dome team,
fumbled three times in the first
period, and the Bears capitalized
on two of them. Cedrick Benson
and Thomas Jones combined for
183 yards rushing, while Duce
McCallister and Reggie Bush
were held to just 37. When he
had to do so, Grossman threw
the ball well.
Here are the talking points:
The first black coaches in the Su-
per Bowl; two very good friends
as coaches in the Super Bowl;
a Gator versus a Vol at quarter-

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(904) 259-9461

Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00
Closed Holidays

itntiA girls

It's time for Softball Sign-ups

Ages 5-18

At Girls Softball Complex

Saturday, January 27

10:00 am 2:00 pm

Saturday, February 3

10:00 am 2:00 pm

Saturday, February 10

10:00 am 2:00 pm

$50 1st child; $30 2nd child in family.

Bring Birth Certificate and Insurance Information

If you are interested in coaching
there will be a meeting
February 6, at 6:30 pm,
at the Girls Softball Complex.
a, Call 259-7050 for more information x









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Last chance to get Coach, LV, Prada,
much more before prices go up. Going
fast. 904-236-9464 or 259-8177.1/25p
3X24 ft., 29 gauge, metal roofing;
2x6, 44 ft., load bearing, trusses. 334-
6695. 1/4-25p
12 ft. Jon boat with trailer, 6 HP kicker,
$700. 545-4764. 1/25p
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
Maple baby bassinet & maple high
Chair still in bo., not used, $75 each;
black futon bed & mattress, nice, $100;
white southern style daybed & mat-
tress, $100; apartment style stacked
washer & dryer, nice condition, $400;
lots of whatnots, dish sets, china cabi-
net, solid wood antique dining table &
chairs, heavy wood furniture, various
counter top appliances. Many very nice
items. Call 614-9538. 1/26p
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
38 Special, Taurus-Brasil, great condi-
tion, includes nylon holster and speed
loader, $300 OBO. 904-307-8066.
Good used appliances. 90 day money
back guarantee. 266-4717.7/13-3/29p
Valentine baskets for your sweetheart,
$25-$55. Call to place order, 259-2381,
or come by Glen Cash Store. 1/25-28p
4 285/75R16 Pro Comp M/Ts on
Mickey Thompson DC-1 wheels, fits
Chevrolet truck, only 3K miles, like
new, $900. 904-449-3293. 1/11tfc
Luxury queen pillowtop, in plastic,
$199. 904-398-5200. 11/2tfc
Landscaping pots, all sizes & seedling
trays, truck load, $100; 5 gallon buck-
ets, small trailer load, $50. 424-4586.
2002 Harley Davidson Heritage soft-
tail, black with lots of chrome, 18,400
miles, comes with leather saddle bags,
excellent condition, $16,500 OBO. 904-
434-5205. 1/25p

Lost chocolate/ tan small
male chihuahua. Debarked.
Neutered. 7 yrs old.
Please call
904-307-8146 or 251-5451
Lost companion.
Missed dearly. Lost at
Normandy and Lane Ave.

Fall clearance event- featuring Week- 1983 Chevy utility truck, runs, needs
enders women's clothing, Premier De- work, $1000 OBO. 266-4978. 1/25p
signs jewelry and Tastefully Simple 1986 Ford Econoline van, runs great,
foods. Saturday, February 3 at Mac- $500. 904-236-9464 or 259-8177.
clenny Woman's Club, starting at 10:00 1/25p
am. Deeply discounted items to make 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT, 2 door
room for spring inventory. Giveways! coupe, V6, automatic, air, power
Door prizes! Fun food fashion.windows door locks, 4 wheels disc
1/25-2/1p hrno l, .ol nvl s, wtir disc S.
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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.
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
The Franklin Mercantile will re-open
on Friday, January 26th. Open Friday
& Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm. At the
railroad crossing in Glen. 259-6040.
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
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
1986 Dodge Ram, a nice custom
van, 1 owner around 50,000 miles on
engine & transmission, $1500. 517-
0913. 1/25p
Isuzu pickup, 86,000 original miles,
$1200 OBO. 904-591-2916. 1/25c
2000 Olds Alero, automatic, new tires,
high mileage, goodcondition, $3500.
Call 904-235-8732. 1/25p
2002 Honda Accord EX, automatic,
leather, sunroof, power everything,
$13,000. 627-6417. 1/26p

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

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brakes, 94,000 mils, $6200. 259-3272
or 728-6163 cell. 1/25p

Turned down for Social Security/SSI
Disability? Get answers fast! Call 904-
225-0730 or toll-free 1-866-430-3274.
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in good
condition. Call Karin at Southern Charm
259-4140. 2/13tfc
Do you have a junk car or truck you
want hauled off or to sell? 259-7968.
If you need stuff hauled off trash, de-
bris, etc. I have a 6 ton trailer to do the
job. Call 424-4586. 1/25p

Purebred Westie puppies, 7 weeks,
no papers, males $450, females $550.
259-1715. 1/25p
Miniature Dachshund puppies, males
only, with shots, $150 each. 653-2376.
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc

I HepWne

Notice to readers:
The newspaper often publishes classi-
fied advertising on subjects like work-at-
home, weight loss products, health prod-
ucts. While the newspaper uses reason-
able discretion in deciding on publication
of such ads, it takes no responsibility as
to the truthfulness of claims. Respondents
should use caution and common sense
before sending any money or making other
commitments based on statements and/or
promises; demand specifics in writing. You
can also call the Federal Trade Commission
at 1-877-FTC-HELP to find out how to spot
fraudulent solicitations. Remember: if it
sounds too-good to be true, it probably is.
- The Baker County Press
A/C and duct installer, must be experi-
enced. 259-8038. 1/11-2/1p

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Friday 9:00 am-2:00 pm, 121 N. on left about 5
;. miles. Nice things.
f --'iB.. Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, Paradise Vil-
G A lage Trailer Park, Lot 424 in Jacksonville off Beaver
SStreet. Refrigerator, rims, clothes, much more. Small
scale. inside sale.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, 6069 Wells
Rd, Whispering Pines. Gas fireplace lots, clothes, set of golf clubs &
bag, etc. 2 families.
Friday 8:00 am-3:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-noon, Woman's Club.
To benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, behind Fastway on Woodlawn Rd. Little of

Saturday 8:00 am-?. 330 Linda Street
Saturday only 8:00 am-3:00 pm, 495 Almorado Dr., Cypress Pointe.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, 121 N. to Linda St., turn left, 1st right on 7th
St. Clothes, furniture, household, etc. Rain cancels.

Dental receptionist, must have at least
three years experience at working front
desk in a dental office. Fax resume to
Dr. Romeo at 259-8978. No phone
calls. 1/25-2/1c
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn mainte-
nance worker with valid Florida drivers
license. 259-7335. 3/23tfc
Part-time cook & servers. Apply in
person @ Fraser's Food Store in Glen.
259-2525. 1/25-2/1 p
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
Westside Jacksonville office is hir-
ing for a clerical/accounting position.
Benefits, 401k, etc. Moving/relocation
experience preferred but not required.
Please fax resume to 904-695-0883,
attn: Mrs. Donaroma. 1/25p
Pest control/lawn technician needed,
opportunity to learn a trade with great
.'i" '~ier 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.

Travelodge is now accepting applica-
tions for desk clerk, must be able to
work all three shifts. Please apply in
person at 1651 S. Sixth St. No phone
calls. 1/25-2/1c
2nd shift storeroom clerk, must have
computer knowledge, salary $13.08/
hour. We are an EEOC, drug free wprk-
place. We offer 401k, health insurance,
paid holidays and vacation. Apply at
Gilman Building Products, CR 218,
Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-
7736. 1/25-2/15c
Local home care agency looking for
full time/part time Physical Therapist
and Occupational Therapist. Contact
Linda at 259-3111. 5/25tfc

Work with mentally ill adult clients in
Baker County. Feeling undervalued?
Frustrated? Tired of feeling like a dis-
posable employee? Try something
more rewarding. A BS or BA required.
Fax resume to 259-5187. 1/25c
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. 1/25p

Ranch/office manager with clerical &
computer skills & equestrian experi-
ence. Diamond D Ranch 904-289-9331
or e-mail resume to galynnadiamondd@
aol.com, or fax to 904-289-9300.
Pier 6 Seafood now accepting applica-
tions for all positions. 259-6123.
Now accepting applications for LPN at
Baker County Detention Center. Please
contact Chiel John Finley at 259-2231.

Notice to Readers
All real estate advertising in this newspaper
is subject to the Fair Housing Act which
makes it illegal to advertise "any preference,
limitation or discrimination based on race,
color, religion, sex, handicap, familiar status
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

o Jim Smith, Real Estate Broker
.,o Sales Associates
Josle Davis Mark Lancaster
Juanice Padgett Andrew P. Smith
Teresa Yarborough Shannon Jackson

799 S. 6th St., Macclenny ** 259-6555

Reduced- Ten high and dry acres zoned for horses. Located
3 miles west of Glen St. Mary off of US 90. Good road front-
age. Modular, manufactured and conventional homes welcome
Reduced to $100,000
New Listing- Peaceful settinonrivate lane. High and dry 2
acres with 1404 SF llgood condition. 3 BR,
2 BA split design. NI~ i I 2 miles north of Glen
St. Mary. Priced to sell $129,900
Fixer upper for hunt 1296 SF 3 BR, 2 BA
MH on 2.73 acres. c m" en and sleeping area.
Near Ocean Pond in BWB lmtle work. $69,900
Nearly new 2004 nyr jjij 1984 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA
front deck on 10 acri9W JL ust see to appreciate.
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 corer lot. Reasonably
priced at $89,900 Owner will consider financing with 20%

OWNER FINANCING- Investment opportunity!
Restaurant building and land across street from court-
house. 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
approximately 205' on Third St. Sale includes building,
land and equipment listed on original rental agreement.
New vinyl siding home nearing completion. 3 BR, 2
BA, 2 car garage and porch. Master suite with walk-in
closet. Master bath has 2 lavatories, tub and shower.
Central heat and air. Affordably priced at $159,900
New home on Jonathan St. nearing completion. Nice
frame home with vinyl siding. 3 BR, 2 BA, master
suite with tray ceiling. Master bath has 2 lavatories, tub
and shower. Central heat and air. On the market for



THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday January 25, 2007 Page 15

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.
Land & home package. 1-10 acres, sin-
glewides, doublewides & homes. 904-
591-2916. 1/25c
1994, 2 BR, 2 BA singlewide on 2
acres, $70,000. 545-4764 or 259-5573.
1/25-2/1 p
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. 8/24ffc
Reduced. 2 BR, 11/2 BA house in city
limits, fenced backyard, separate garage.
259-1794 or 904-219-8669. 1/25p
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

Peace & quiet. Brand new 3 BR 2
BA Destiny doublewide mobile home
on 4.36 acres, high quality home,
$145,000. 838-3130. 1/25-3/15p
Copper Creek, 1127 Copperfield Circle,
3 years old, all brick, 4 BR, 3 BA, 2417
SF, 2 car garage, gas fireplace, security
and speaker systems throughout, sur-
round sound, central vacuum, irrigation
systems, custom blinds and drapes,
$279,000. 259-9000. 1/25p
Country charmer just off Crews Road,
brand new 3 BR, 2 BA Destiny double-
wide mobile home on 2.87 acres, super
nice, $135,000. 838-3130. 1/25-3/15p
1/2 acre, rare to find in Glen St. Mary,
high & dry, close to high school & ten-
nis courts, mobile homes OK, owner
financing, $42,900. 904-219-0480.
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
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
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. 1/11-2/1c

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FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Please telephone 904-813-1580.1/25tfc
75x125 lot in Glen St. Mary, $29,000.
Call 904-838-0035. 11/23tfc
1999, 16x80 mobile home on /2 acre
in Glen St. Mary, $2500 down, $625
per month. 904-219-0480. 1/25tfc
5 acres off 185, set-up, $38,000. 259-
8567 or 651-3216. 1/11-2/1 p

Available now, 458 Canary Lane, 2 BR,
1 BA, $650/month, $650 deposit. Call
259-7892. 1/4tfc
Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-860-
4604. 3/17tfc
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home at Cozy
Corners Mobile Home Park, $550/
month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-
7335. 1/11tfc
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide mobile home
on 2.5 acres, possible 4th BR or study.
Call Bruce @ 838-3130. 1/25-2/1p

COUNTRY LAND 4.75 acres in
beautiful old nursery plantation.
Cleared, fenced and ready to build
your home. MLS#333422, $150,000
ACREAGE 3.5 acres located just
35 miles from Jacksonville, mobile
homes allowed. MLS#341513,
53 ACRE FARM In Glen St. Mary
setup w/ elec./well/septic/fenced &
2 ponds waiting for your finishing
touches. MLS#307155, $700,000
BAKER COUNTY- 3 Acres for mobile
home or build to suit in Sanderson.
MLS#333770, $60,000
VACANT LAND 40 acres of land for
development south of Sanderson.
A great investment property.
MLS#329000, $600,000
great area w/2-car garage, detached
workshop, close to 1-10 & has tons of
extras. MLS#318595, $229,000
COUNTRY LIVING! Four acres in
Bryceville w/doublewide mobile
home and concrete block workshop.
Home sold AS IS. MLS#329232,

COUNTRY LIVING 28 plus acres
of vacant high and dry land in
Macclenny. MLS#317891, $630,000

3 BR, 2 BA mobile home with porch,
central heat & A/C, large yard, no inside
pets, $625/month plus deposit. 259-
6849. 1/25-2/1p
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, no pets, no
smoking, $700/month includes lights &
water, completely furnished. 259-4168
or 705-4236. 1/25p
2 BR, 2 BA mobile home with fireplace
on 4.5 acres, $650/month with $500
deposit. Call Bruce @ 838-3130.

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.

Press Advertising
Monday 5:00 PM

W~.uiii t Corp II I ['

2,646 sq ft colonial home on 10 acres including
playground for kids & man-made pond.
MLS#325474, $399,999
INVESTOR WANTED 2.92 acres w/ home
and mobile home in fast growing area near 9A
& North Main Street. MLS#345238, $60^000
home w/600 sq ft family/game room, large
galley kitchen w/eat-in area, hardwood floors/
carpet/tile. MLS#346097, $165,000

Commercial building on US 90, 2500
SF. 259-7923 or 259-9080. 1/4-25p
Office space, US 90, Glen. 259-6735.

Monday & Thursday 8:00 pm
Macclenny Church of Christ
275-3617 or 259-8257


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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.
NO WAITING!!! New increased layover pay. Up to $100.00 per day.
2 weeks vacation. $1200.00 per year Safety Bonus. Driver of the Year
bonus. Driver recruitment bonus. Medical and dental insurance. Need 2
years experience.
904-368-0777 or 888-919-8898

1395 Chaffee Road

South, Jacksonville


condominium w/formal living/dining
room, ceramic tile in foyer, kitchen & both
baths. MLS#345954, $132,900

priced right, gas/wood fireplace, finished
patio, large backyard, and finished side
entry garage. MLS#347301, $275,000

floor plan 3BR/2BA in nice area of
MacClenny. Approx. 1.5 acres w/ over
1,800 sq ft. MLS#344923, $265,000

partially cleared w/ paved road
frontage. Already split in two parcels.
MLS#312559, $138,000

home on 31 acres, open floor plan, big
backyard, screened porch, and privacy
fenced. MLS#333101, $215,000

BRICK- 4BR/2BA on .27 acre w/
privacy fence, 3 yr. old roof, storage
building and large backyard.
Immaculate! MLS#346143, $165,000

3BA, 2,480 sq ft on 5.14 acre, 4-stall
barn w/feed & tackle room, fenced
and desirable area. MLS#313581,

home with custom fence, crown
molding, large screen lanai, &jetted
tub. Many possibilities! MLS#315252,

A BEAUTY 3BR/2BA home on
a quite street, open floor plan,
tile throughout, and fireplace.
MLS#329866, $209,900



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All types of pest control
Call Eston, Shannon, Bryan,
Bill or Philip
Beverly Monds Owner
New systems & repairs
Field dirt Top soil
Bulldozer & backhoe work
Culverts installed
509-0930 cell
Professional painting
Pressure washing
Interior exterior
Residential commercial
Fully insured Locally owned
25 years experience
Engineered trusses for your new
Home Barn Shed Etc.
Free estimates



Small ponds Demolition
$400 per day
Custom house plans
to your specifications
Qualified Good references

Tree removal Light hauling
Stump removal
We haul or buy junk cars and trucks
We sell horses
SLicensed 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
Licened & Insured
Air conditioners Heat pumps
SMajor appliances .
24 hour, 7 day emergency service!
Call Vince Farnesi,
Basic cleaning
Residential & Commercial

Culverts Installed
Tim Johnson

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

2" and 4" wells
Water & iron conditions installed
Call Roger or Roger Dale
Licensed & Insured
Family owned & operated
Design / Build
Your plans or our plans
Bentley Rhoden -



NHC, FHIA & NACHI Certified
Serving North Florida and
South Georgia
259-5416 fax

Heating* Air Electrical service

Licensed and Insured
i/1tfc Lic. #ET11000707,
Lic. #RA13067193,
Lic. #RA13067194


Well drilling
Water softners & iron filters
New septic systems
Drain field repairs
We're your water experts
Celebrating our 31st year
in business.
Credit cards gladly accepted
Fully licensed & insured
Florida & Georgia
Build on your lot or ours
Your plans or ours
Model home in Copper Creek
Locally owned & operated
Licensed & insured
Slab prep ~ Driveways
Finish mowing ~ Boxblade work
Bushhog work
Serving Baker &
surrounding counties

Oils, acrylics, watercolors,
canvases, drawing pads
& much more!
110 South Fifth Street
Complete site & underground
utility contractor, Land clearing
SWe sell dirt & slag
Hourly rate available on:
grader, dozer & trackhoe work
Dirt starting at $85/load
Mitch Canaday, Jr.



See our catalogs at
The Office Mart, 110 South 5th Street,
We build in-ground pools
We sell and install
DOUGHBOY above-ground pools
Service Renovations* Cleaning
Repairs* Chemicals* Parts
698-E West Macclenny Ave.
(next to Raynor's Pharmacy)
Fall & winter hours
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am 2:00 pm

Roofing, Free estimates



Road construction
Clearing Excavation
Equipment Hauling
Culvert pipe
Driveway installation
Fill dirt Millings Slag
Concrete washout
Land clearing ~ Fish ponds
Road built
Houses/buildings demo
Inground pools demo
904-445-8836 days
904-653-2493 evenings
Water softeners Iron filters
Sales Rentals Service
Total water softener supplies
Salt delivery
~ Financing available -
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny
After-hours computer repair
Networking, training,
graphic design and writing
Call Cheryl

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