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: October 18, 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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Paidcirculation leader Winner of 14 tate awards forjournalism excellence in 2007

78th Year, Vol. 25 Thursday, October 18, 2007 Macdenny, Florida 500



by death
The medical examiner's of-
fice in Gainesville ruled over
the weekend the death of a Glen
St. Mary man whose body was
found partially in the rear seat
and partially in the trunk of his
vehicle the morning of October
10 was accidental.
The Baker County sheriff's
department remains puzzled,
however, as to how Mitchell
W. Wynn-Green, 35, got into
the po-
he was
b y
Ben -
nett off
d a ad d
Near the
,ic- bridge
Mitchell WynnGgreen over the
Prong of the Little St. Marys
River. The location is south of
Deputy l Bennett said he
came upoon the white 1993
Nissan parked off the unpaved
road about 930d and suspected
w as s a stolen car. He nars,
checked the driver's seat for
an occupant, then when turn-
ing to go to the rear to note the
license tag, he noticed the deadly
man's head and one arm pro-
truding through a space near
the rear seat arm rest.
Mr. Wynn-Green appeared
Sto be lifeless and the officer
noted blood Mn the immediate
area around the head. His body
was unclothed and appeared
to have been wet like hve
was swimming in the nearby
creek. There were few signs
oof activity around the vehicle,
and the dead man's feet did not
bear residue that suggested he
walked back to his car. ac
"Right now they're calling
it an unfortunate accident,"
said Sheriff Joey Dobson this
week. "As to how he gobt into
the position he was found, we
just don't know. It could have
been he was struggling to get
out of that trunk through the
opening and died in some sort
of panic."
There were items in the car
that suggested possible drug
use a pipe a ny d steel wool
commonly used to smoke crack
- and a toxicology ruling will
take several weeks.
A relative told police Mr.
Wynn-Green had been drink-
ing the previous day, but of-
fered no information as to
what might have happened to
him. Other than a few small
scratches, the autopsy did not
reveal any signs of foul play.

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County okays zoning for jail

In face of protest from adjacent neighborhoods off SRs 121 & 228

M onday's coun-
ty commission

meeting ended with

insults and acrimony

after the board unani-

mously approved the

site of Baker County's

future jail.
Dozens came out
Monday for the zoning By
public hearing either as Andrew
audience members or
to speak against the site Bare
at the corner of SR-121 PressStaff
and SR-228 just north press ta
of Macclenny. The
land, which \\as chosen by the Baker,
Correctional Development Corporation,
abuts the Foxridge and Timberlane
subdivisions, and sits near Macclenny
Elementary School. Opponents, esti-
mated at around 60 for most of the near-
ly two-hour hearing, said the proposed
512-bed facility, represented an unac-
ceptable danger to nearby children.
"It s an entirely plausible concern that
it's in my backyard," Jessica Kittrell, a
Timberlane resident, said. "Why invite
the trouble? I don't walk down the inier-
state and risk a Mack truck hitting me
just because it might hit me any \way.
"Never, never in a million years
would I have bought a home next toa a
512-bed jail."
Ms. Kittrell; whose concerns were
first reported by The Press in June,
moved to Baker County in March of
2006. Many of the speakers Monday
had moved to Baker County within the
last two years and echoed Ms. Kittrell's
claim that they would have avoided the
area if they had known of the jail site.
Kimberly Archer, a resident of the near-
by Rolling Meadows subdivision and
a mother of one, also said she would
discourage any friends from moving to
Baker County if the jail was built.
"If this happens, I don't want any
more kids," Ms. Archer said. "Had I
known, I wouldn't have moved here."
But while the commissioners said
they understood and sympathized with
the neighbors' complaints, they ulti-
mately decided to approve the neces-

jail." Ms. Kittrell

sary re-zoning and land uses changes for
the sheriff's complex. (The facility will
include the entire Sheriff's Office, the
county's 911 response center and a ga-
rage for the sheriff department's fleet of
vehicles) Commissioner Gordon Crews,
who represents the district north of
.Macclenny and residents who spoke out

The principle players
at Monday's hearing
(clockwise from top left):
Mr. Whiting and Ms.
SKittrell, protest organizers,
Todd Knabb (left), chair of
the BCDC board; (below)
the commission; at right,
a dejected neighbor
during the vote.
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Monday, framed the controversy as an
issue of necessity.
"The county that we love has a jail
that is out-dated and insufficient," Mr.
Crews said. "I understand the concerns.
Anything can happen. I have all the con-
fidence in our Sheriff's Office."
Protesters were not swayed by BCDC

representative Danny Thomas' claims
that the facility would include state-of-
the-art security systems and that prison-
ers would not exercise outside, in view
of the neighbors.
"The jail we propose will have secu-
rity cameras throughout, inner-locked
Security doors, inner-locked vestibule
doors, all inside recreation," Mr. Thom-
as said. "There will be no inmates out-
side playing ball or lifting weights or
anything like that."
After the board's decision, several
of the attendees shouted insults at the
commissioners on their way out of the
chambers. One woman yelled, "You
care about money, but you don't care
about us!" Some suggested that the hear-
ing was pointless, as commissioners had
made up their minds before Monday.
It was the second time the discussion.
which lasted for about two hours, had
descended into something resembling a
shouting match. Earlier in the meeting.
Billy Gaines, speaking in opposition.
accused the county of keeping the jail

con -
to help them.
Press publisher Jim McGauley. who
\\as taking photographs of the proceed-
ings, angrilN denied the accusations and
defended the paper's coverage of the
Mr. Gaines was referring to the de-
cision made by local media to acqui-
esce to Sheriff Joey Dobson's request
to withhold the location the BCDC was
eyeing until the corporation determined .
via discussions with the owners.that it
was available. The corporation publicly
announced the site's location on May
23, and The Press reported that news on
May 31.
The BCDC had been discussing the
sit'for some time. The newspaper with-
held publishing the information for ap-
proximately a month while those dis-
cussions took place.
.Though the hurdle cleared Monday
was the largest one. facing the corpo-
ration, the road to a new jail in Baker
(See page 2)

Ms. Jones with apple, coconut and pumpkin pie candles.

Rachel Jones remembers her
great-grandmother baking pies and
the wonderful scents that would fill
the kitchen.
"I love the scents of cinnamon,
vanilla and pump-
kin spice," said By
the Macclenny
resident. "They Kelley
bring back those nnian
happy memories Lannigan
of times during Press Staff
the year when all
the family came
Ms. Jones has always bought
jar candles with those scents, but
wanted something more. She knew
that there was such a thing as food
candles, but could find very little to
her liking on the Internet.
"That's when I decided to make
my own just the way I wanted
them," she remembers.

The result is beautiful
that look and smell like hon
pumpkin, coconut, apple an
berry cheesecake pies. The
are so realistic that peo
sometimes fooled and ask
can have a slice.
Ms. Jones' husband, whc
lot of the family cooking a
ing, was surprised at the res
"He wants me to have
website and fill mail ord
we're considering that for
ture," she said.
Her pie candles are th
commonly produced, but
makes ice cream candles
come in ice cream sundae
and have a real spoon as pa
"I'm working on a bana
candle, but haven't found a
of the dishes yet," she sai
also trying to perfect just t

ie maker

candles shade of brown for the scoop of
ie made chocolate ice cream."
d straw- Ms. Jones uses soy wax, soy
candles dyes and essential oils because she
ple are doesn't like the harsher paraffin
Sif they wax or chemical fragrance. Soy has
a lower melting point than paraffin
o does a. and clean-up is a breeze.
nd bak- "I just melt the wax in a Pyrex
sults. dish. It cleans right up with soap
my own and water."
lers, so She uses cotton .wax-coated
the fu- wicks without the metal weights
and real cinnamon for the most
te most natural product possible.
she also For the pie candles, wax is poured
s which into aluminum pie pans. The crust
glasses and other decorative elements are
rt of the cast in molds and added separately.
The most challenging part of the
ma split candles is making the gel wax glaze,
supplier which gives the surface a realistic
id. "I'm appearance. The temperature and
he right (See page 2)

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Jail zoning approved

(From page 1)
County is not completely clear.
The com-
mission only
re-zoned 20
acres of a
90-acre tract. .
While that
land is suffi-
cient to begin
on the jail,
BCDC will i :;.z,,
still need to
re-zone the
remaining 70
acres. That
will involve a
large scale re-
zoning with
the county, in-
cluding state
input, and a
date with the
City Com- *
mission for Jail project man
the portion of
the land with-
in city limits.
The entire project hinges
on the corporation's ability to
sell approximately $45 million
in bonds by January 31, 2008.
If that doesn't happen, the jail
won't be built. The plan is to
repay the bonds using revenues
from boarding federal inmates,


mostly those in the custody of
the Immigration and Customs
Enforcement agency, an arm
. of the De-
partment of
S Homeland
The Bak-
S er County
plan, includ-
ing the non-
Sprofit board
to supervise
and disburse
l.ak anticipated
revenues, is
S..'- fashioned
after a facil-
ity in Glades
County, Fla.
that opened
earlier this
year. Most of
its beds are
reserved for
ICE inmates,
r Danny Thomas but the fed-
eral agency
does not guarantee a steady flow
of them and will not here, ei-
Responding to an inquiry dur-
ing Monday's hearing, county
attorney Terry Brown reiterated
that Baker County taxpayers
would not be on the hook if the
bond issue defaulted.

Code violation letters sent

In the month since she was appointed by the Glen St. Mary Town
Council as zoning code enforcer, clerk Donna Loadholtz has placed
14 property owners on notice to correct violations or face action by
the county's Code Enforcement Board.
Ms. Loadholtz, who also is the board's secretary, reported during
a brief regular council meeting the evening of October 16. She noted
that all the letters resulted from apparent violations north of the
railroad that bisects Glen St. Mary.
She described the infractions as similar to what the county
department often cites: yard trash and refuse, sub-par buildings and
abandoned vehicles.
"A couple of them are not so happy; some have not responded at
all," Ms. Loadholtz remarked responding to an inquiry by the council.
Glen has a pact with the county to hear non-compliance cases.
She said she will concentrate the next volley of first-notice letters
in neighborhoods south of the railroad during the coming month.


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Alleges daughter molested

whilefriendspent the night

A criminal complaint was
filed by the father of a 15-year-
old female who said she was
molested during the early morn-
ing hours of October 7 at a resi-
dence near Sanderson.
The girl told her father the
incident happened when the ac-
cused, who is an acquaintance of
the complainant, touched her in-
appropriately while she slept on
the living room floor. The sus-
pect had earlier agreed to spend
the night at the house at the re-
quest of the father, who believed
his friend was too drunk to drive
The teen said as she awoke
and asked the accused, who is
37 years old, what he was do-
ing, he got back into a nearby
recliner and fell asleep. She re-
portedly delayed telling her fa-
ther for fear of what he would
do to the accused.
SThe Department of Chil-
dren and Families notified the
sheriff's department on October
12 it may seek criminal charges
against a 28-year-old Macclen-
ny man for having sexual rela-
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Brenda Vonwryeza, 54, of
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evening was the second time it
has happened. Mr. Rivera denied
the allegations, and that he made
remarks of a sexual nature. He
could be charged with battery, a
first-degree misdemeanor.

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(From page 1)
consistency must be just right or
the glaze doesn't work.
Ms. Jones' mother designed
and made furniture and she be-
lieves she inherited some of that
knack for making things with
her hands.
"I have other projects and
I'm in the middle of making a
quilt for my daughter right now,"
she said. "But what I love about
candle making is how relaxing
a pastime it is and my house
smells wonderful."
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Gibson was judged the top participant in the annual competition. The theme for all
contestants in 2007 was "How will the global market affect agriculture in the next
five years." He is the son of Brenda Gibson of Olustee and a junior at BCHS. The
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Commission should re-visit alternate

site for a new county jail at Trailridge
-S "doesn't belong as close as this well, it just makes the case to
IMPRESSIONS one will be to the existing neigh- find another site.
borhoods. Forget for a moment whether
JIM McGAULEY The county commission had the "business model" of housing
more than zoning at stake Mon- illegal immigrants and other de-
My outburst and those of an- day evening. The board, by tainees of ICE with no stringent
y attendees after thoe on months ago giving the go-ahead guarantees is wise. That dilemma
gry attendees after the meeting to the concept of a not-for-profit will play out no matter where the
adjourned notwithstanding, the
aournty commissions an-im, te governing the entire process of new jail is located.
county commission's all-impor funding and constructing the If it works, it's great; the feds
tant hearing on rezoning of new jail, had more than a passing can foot the bill for the facility
acresom x Monday was well-con- interest in doing what the Baker and maybe we'll have sufficient
ducted and a credit to those who County Detention Center board surplus to help with expenses in
felt was the best course. other areas.
turned out-some passionate- The re-zoning, it could be The cbinty shouldn't proceed
ly- to state their case. argued, was almost an after- past Monday'si meeting without
This is what zoning laws and
zoning hearings are all about. thought. checking out a more ideal loca-
This was a textbook collision be- This is not to suggest the tion, one that will likely cost
tween conflicting forces: people Baker County Commission had more. That's the Trailridge site
teen conflicttheirinvestment is threat- hidden agendas that clouded its off US 90 east of Macclenny.
feang their investment is threat- vision; it had vested interests Both county-owned and pri-
ened a commission's it that perhaps didn't allow it to see vately owned tracts are available
For the commission part, i how ill-conceived a 550-bed jail there, and it's better suited for a
fessione again perforderly fashion is in a neighborhood better suited jail complex. It's well away from
fessional and oinionrderly fashion, for residential development anywhere likely to be developed
bolsteg the opinion of many And the corridor around the as residential, and in proximity
of us that we currently hae the unction of SRs 121 and228 is to acreage whose likely future
best county board ever seatestors well-suited for future residential use is commercial-industry.
from neighborhoods, mostly development and a resulting It's worth a try, and the county
housing constructed the past five tax base that probably won't owes it to the people who came to
years, havcons ted the best case. A jail, happen now. Monday meeting not to protest
years, ave ho hih-tech a n Add to that the presence of an a new jail, but to protect their in-
no matter how high-tech and elementary school nearby and, vestment and security.
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Life with pets is every bit as
challenging, dramatic, funny,
exciting and absolutely aggravat-
ing as life with human beings.
On my neighborhood walks,
I pass the same dogs nearly ev-
ery day and I often take a few
moments to speak to them over
their fences and even pet them.
You would think at this point
they should be familiar with my
scent, voice and intentions, but
it's not the case. Each day as I
approach, there is the same ritu-
al of running, barking, growling,
jumping and yipping as if I'm a
total stranger.
My next door neighbor's little
dog lies in wait as I approach,
then springs at my feet in a
frenzy of ear-piercing barking.
Such a small dog isn't noticeable
in the hedges and'flowers along
the fence. Before I figured out
her modus operandi, I would
nearly jump out of my pants in
surprise. Even now, she usually
gets the best of me.
The most recent adoptee to
my pet family is a gray and black
striped cat I call Tilda. This gor-
geous little feline developed the
maddening habit of getting on
the roof of the house and not be-

tradingpets for

ing able to come down. There Strug
she would sit, yowling helplessly, I coaxe
until rescued. Had she been an walk do
adult cat, she would have been I mus
on her own. and fig
I have climbed trees, ladders, someor
and stood on stools at the lowest me and
edge of the roof to retrieve her at ment. C
the risk of falling and breaking already
my neck. through
At six months I had her some l
spayed, and when I brought her in the d
home from the vet she promptly with a b
disappeared. She wasn't sup- The
posed to climb or run because and I
of the stitches and I feared the and
worst. phone c
A day and a night went by insde t
with no sign. The next night, re- to retrie
ally worried, I walked up and who tur
down the street, calling. her adv(
In the darkness, I finally Last
heard her meowing and ulti- I menti
mately located her on top of and cha
Anita Gerson's house, through
Ms. Gerson's gate was al- into my
ready locked and the house is ing disl
encircled with a waist high cy- and sw,
clone fence. On one side, the with th
fence is very close to the house ran in a
and Tilda ran from one roof eave room, k
to another, yowling to get down in sight,
as I stood helplessly watching the kite
from the ground. ing thrc
Some large tree limbs were I'm
piled on the street for pick up in for
and one was just long enough to doesn't
reach the roof. It was heavy, but little tc
I hoisted it to my waist, leaned te
across the fence and managed to roof.
position one end at the very edge
of the roof.


ggling to hold it steady,
d and cajoled the cat to
wn the limb.
st have looked like a nut
;ured that any minute
ie would drive by, see
call the sheriff's depart-
)r that Ms. Gerson had
done so after peeking
the curtains and seeing
lunatic standing outside
.ark poking at her house
big stick.
cat would not come down
;ave up. An apologetic
all to Ms. Gerson got me
he gate. I used her ladder
ve the troublesome Tilda
rned out to be fine after
week, one of those dogs
.oned jumped its fence
sed one of my other cats
Sthe open kitchen door
living room. I was wash-
hes and started shouting
atting at the trespassers
e wet dish towel. They
spastic circle around the
knocking over everything
, finally running back out
hen door and disappear-
ough an azalea hedge.
about to trade them all
a nice potted plant that
make any noise, costs
feed and won't piddle
Floor or get stuck on the

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Commission decision on

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indifference on re-election
Dear Editor:
With regard to the approval of the new 500+ bed jail, it occurs to me
that the county commissioners have shown by their actions that they do
not care to be re-elected. More importantly, they have displayed a total
lack of regard for the opposition presented by the people who elected
them. Gordon Crews, who represents the homeowners most impacted
by the facility, did not support his constituents in spite of them going
to great lengths to show their disapproval of the jail site. This is very
puzzling to me. Isn't that what they elected him to do?
At the public hearing preceding the vote, members of the commu-
nity who spoke were all in opposition to the jail with (to the best of my
knowledge) only one exception, and he is the brother of the sheriff's
chief investigator. That individual was not specifically in favor, of the
jail, but was in favor of doing whatever the sheriff said to do.
Speaking of which, it certainly seems inappropriate that one of the
members of the corporation that was formed to acquire the land and
present the plan for the jail is actually our own sheriff. Is this not a
conflict of interest? Should he have resigned as sheriff if he chose af-
filiation with the corporation? Or should he have left the corporate
planning to disinterested third parties? Is this an example of the small
town "good ole boy" politics we hear about? I doubt the property in-
volved was on the tax roll for $3,000,000; however, that is the price
agreed to be paid for the land.
Bonds will be offered, but who will purchase them? Will it be the
members of the corporation? Will it be our elected officials? Just who
will benefit from any profits? The corporation wants us to believe that
we, the residents of Baker County, will benefit; however, they cannot
tell us specifically how.
I am very disappointed that our commissioners would rather accept
federal funds to erect a jail than put their efforts into crime prevention
so that our county doesn't need a larger jail. It is obvious that the resi-
dents of this county would rather be recognized as living in a beautiful
area known for its family-based values rather than live in the county
with the "big jail."
Just where do we expect our future growth to come from with this
albatross? How many families are going to decide to move here?
Assuredly many less than there would have been had the vote been
against the site. Many current residents will move away. How is this
good for the community as a whole?
We put our money where our priorities lie. Too bad our elected offi-
cials don't share the same vision for our community that the tax paying
residents have. One would certainly surmise that they have a personal
agenda contrary to what is best for our community now and in the
Louise Elliot

Re-zoning hearing a wreck
Dear Editor:
The County Commission hearing on the rezoning of property to
locate the proposed county jail glided through like a car wreck. After
two or three citizen speakers, most of the commissioners' eyes glazed
over in anticipation for the expected end approval of the proposed
Many concerned citizens with valid points spoke attempted to con-
vince the commission that this project indeed was a "sour apple." But
these concerns fell on deaf ears and, ultimately, the commission voted
unanimously to rezone the property. This also sealed the fate of each
commissioner with the constituent body present Monday night.
Experiencing this first hand, it has proved to me that the current
commissioners are out of touch with the people they represent and that
we are obligated to be ever-so-careful who we choose to represent us.
At times like this you want someone who can not only envision, but
also carry out an idea past their own wallet.
One final note, the office of a county commissioner is not designed
to run like a business serving their own desires, but that of a residing
passion to increase the quality of life for the people who trustingly
placed them there.
Benjamin Ellis

Turn hospital into ajail

Dear Editor:
I have lived in Baker County eight years, and I would like to see a
new hospital go up on SR 121 instead of a new jail. Why not use the
old hospital (remodeled) as a new jail and build a new hospital much
larger with a larger staff and improved insurance availability.
It's a shame that Baker County residents have to travel to Jackson-
ville for medical attention because Fraser Hospital and the doctors here
refuse to take Humana Insurance from the elderly. Why can't medical
teams come to Macclenny for services like they do at the hospital in
Palatka? The reason is the hospital and doctors do not take Humana.
My wife and I love Macclenny and the good neighbors we have, but
we may have to move to Jacksonville for adequate medical services.
With all the new growth Macclenny has now and is getting ready to
have, it's a shame the elderly have been left out of the picture.
Eddie Maddox

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County approves CEB bid for'administrative'

fee; approves release offunds for office expansion

Press staff
The county commission
Monday unanimously approved
changes to the Code Enforce-
ment Board's procedures that
would make it more expensive
to violate county zoning ordi-
The changes, as presented by
CEB Chairman Jim McGauley,
include an $85 administrative
fee for violators. That figure in-
cludes the cost of certified mail,
attorney fees and other expenses
associated with the code en-
forcement process. The board
will also eliminate one step in
its notification process for viola-
Before Monday, the board's
code enforcement officer, Phil
Thomas, would send out three

letters to violators the third
asking them to appear before the
CEB. The second letter has been
The CEB approved the ad-
ministrative fee at its monthly
meeting October 8 and removed
the second letter in. September.
But it was decided at the Octo-
ber session to seek the commis-
sion's official approval.
In other business before the
board, the commission unani-
mously agreed to a "memoran-
dum of understanding" autho-
rizing the release of $800,000
in state funds toward alleviating
space concerns in the county
government and courthouse.
The money, which includes
$500,000 from 2006-2007 and
$300,000 from 2007-2008, will
be used to help complete a re-

shuffling of the various offices
in the government hub in down-
town Macclenny. The plan,
which was approved by com-
missioners previously, moves
several offices in the courthouse
to the buildings currently occu-
pied by the county commission
and zoning departments. Those
two entities will attempt to find
other space.
Much of the movement would
be keyed by the Sheriff's Office
packing its bags and heading to
a new complex at the corner of
SR-121 and SR-228.
The board also approved an
agreement with Jo Gaskins of
Sanderson to conduct inspec-
tions of houses that have been
nominated for grant-funded im-
The money comes via a state

Community Development Block
Grant. Mr. Gaskins has been
charged with inspecting some
of the potential homes, consult
with contractors, monitor per-
formance and other tasks.
In a related matter, the com-
missioners approved two of
those contractors Monday. Billy
Dugard will work on four of the
homes and Brent Whitney on
two. Commissioner Julie Combs
abstained from the Dugard vote,
as her husband occasionally
works with them.
And Dupont Mining Rep-
resentative David Wright pre-
sented the county with a $4000
check, the result of a company
grant Baker County applied for
and was awarded. The money
will go to the fire department.

Three-year drugprobation

orderedafter no contestplea
A circuit judge on October 15 ing the regular Monday session
sentenced a Macclenny woman of court, Michael Burnette was
to a three-year drug offender given a half year in county jail
probation in return for her no after pleading no contest to two
contest plea to sale of prescrip- counts of grand theft. An earlier
tion drugs, probation was revoked.
In making the plea agreement, William C. Davis will serve a
Lindsay Chace, 21, escaped a year in county jail after entering
more serious trafficking count a similar plea to felony driving
as originally filed based on a with a suspended license and
controlled buy in December of grand theft.
last year off Woodlawn Rd. The The 132 days he has already
sheriff's department used a con- been in jail will be sufficient
fidential informant to purchase sentence for Christopher L.
several kinds of prescription Johns, who pleaded no contest
medication from Ms. Chace. to throwing a destructive device.
The prosecution dropped a Judge Rosier ordered his previ-
companion charge of sale and ous probation term re-instated.
possession of controlled medi- An arrest warrant with no
cation as part of the plea. Judge bond was issued for Reginald
Phyllis Rosier ordered Ms. Keith, who failed to appear
Chace to serve a 30-day county in court on a charge of sale of
jail sentence and pay $300 in- drugs and possession of cocaine
vestigation costs as well. within 1000 feet of a school.
In other cases handled dur-

Disorderly conduct arrest

A Macclenny man who alleg-
edly refused to heed a county
deputy's repeated attempts to
calm himself when questioned
about harassing behavior ended
up in county jail the early morn-
ing of October 10 charged with
disorderly conduct.
Deputy Harold Taylor said
he responded to a complaint at
Claude's trailer park on US 90
in Macclenny the previous eve-
ning involving Thomas Pick-
ering, 20, who was allegedly
trespassing and harassing Justin
The suspect left the premises
before Deputy Taylor arrived.
Just after midnight, the offi-
cer caught up with Mr. Picker-
ing at the corer of Shuey and
Third St. and questioned him.
about a harassing phone call

report. Deputy Taylor said the
suspect refused to quiet himself,
and cursed loudly.
In other reports, someone at-
tempted to enter the residence
occupied by Miranda Williams
during afternoon hours on Oc-
tober 11. The occupant notified
police when she returned about
6:00 and found a south window
broken out and an air condition-
er removed.
She put the unit back and told
Deputy Michael Lagle nothing
appeared to be missing from in-
William Jones called police
the morning of October 12 when
he found a front door and a door
on his 1986 Chevrolet Camaro
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Jacksonville woman is

arrested for attempted

run-down of adversary

A Jacksonville woman was
arrested and charged with aggra-
vated assault after she allegedly
tried to run over another woman
on West Blvd. in Macclenny on
October 12.
Witnesses said Lashell Brad-
ford, 18, got into an argument
with Macclenny resident Tiara
Roberson at around 9:00 pm.
Ms. Roberson claimed that,
during the fight, Ms. Bradford
got into her sedan and attempt-
ed to run her down. She failed
and crashed into a nearby park
Deputy Sgt. Phil Duval said
that when he arrived on. the
scene, he saw Ms. Bradford
chasing after Ms. Roberson with
a stick. After police subdued
her, she allegedly admitted to
attempting to run over Ms. Rob-
In other reports, Timothy
Jesseman, 33, of Macclenny
was arrested and charged with
aggravated assault October 13
after one of his tenants accused
him of threatening him with a
James Lauramore told po-,
lice he heard gunshots from his
landlord's residence on Jimmy
Lane. According to Mr. Laura-
more, when he went to check on
the noise, Mr. Jesseman pointed

ATV taken

from home
Police are investigating the
theft of a Honda ATV from a
home in Sanderson.
Joseph Manniko told Deputy
Greg Burnsed October 13 that
the ATV had been stolen from
a stable under construction on
his property. Mr. Manniko said
he had some problems with
workers A ho had been laboring
on his land, and that they knew
where the ATV was parked.
Sgt. Burnsed could not find
two of the workers Mr. Manniko
In other reports, Macclenny
resident Robin Dugger said Oc-
tober 12 she was the victim of
identity theft. Ms. Dugger said
she had received a call from a
collection agency about a tele-
phone account opened by a
woman named Carlene Clark,
who lives in North Dakota. Ms.,
Clark allegedly used Ms. Dug-
ger's name to open the account.
Police in North Dakota are
investigating the claims.
Lorie Hay, who lives in an as-
sisted living facility near North-
east Florida State Hospital in
Macclenny, said October 9 that
someone stole her camera. Ms.
Hay was unable to provide any
possible suspects.

a shotgun at him and threatened
According to Deputy John
Hardin, Mr. Jesseman smelled
strongly of alcohol when he was
being questioned. The officer
said the accused admitted point-
ing the gun at Mr. Lauramore.
His guns were confiscated when
he was arrested.
The sheriff's department said
charges would be filed against
four county jail inmates who
allegedly fought in the early
morning hours of October 13.
Deputy Harold Taylor re-
sponded to the facility in refer-
ence to a fight. There, he said, a
corrections deputy told him that
several inmates had fought.
Gregory Robbins, 19, alleg-
edly admitted to using a cooler
lid to hit inmate Terry Burnham,
31, in the head. When asked
why he did so, Mr. Robbins said
it was because he was too small
to use his fist.
Two other inmates, Marlon
Gaskins, 20, and Leonard Lee,
24, were also named in the in-
cident. The fight apparently
started after Mr. Gaskins ex-
ited the shower and made "loud
noises" in the jail. Mr. Gaskins
and Burnham started fighting. It
was then that Mr. Robbins and
Mr. Lee entered the fray. Mr.
Burnham was taken to Fraser
Hospital for treatment of a lac-
erated eye.

Husband arrested afier

death threat to wfe, child

The sheriff's department
called in its special response
team (SRT) the morning of
October 11 to arrest a Glen St.
Mary man at his residence af-
ter he allegedly threatened to
kill himself and a two-year-old
Anthony Gray, 33, was on a
rear porch of the residence off
Kathy Jo Rd. and surrendered
without incident, said Deputy
James Marker. The daughter
and three other children ages
5-14 were safe inside and their
situation is being assessed by
the Department of Children and
The accused's wife Tammie,
30, notified the sheriff's depart-
ment about 9:30 am after she
was allowed to leave the resi-
dence for an appointment. She
met police at Celebration Park in
Glen and told them she and Mr.
Gray argued the previous night
and morning, and he would not
allow her to leave. When he fi-
nally agreed, he made the death
threats in the event she contact-
ed police. Earlier, he took a tele-
phone from her and refused to
let her leave with the daughter.
Mr. Gray was booked at coun-
ty jail for aggravated assault and
false imprisonment, both third-
degree felonies.
A criminal complaint alleg-
ing domestic violence was filed
against Jeremy Johnson, 28, of
Macclenny following an inci-
dent at his residence off South
Third St. the afternoon of Octo-
ber 12.

Mr. Johnson's girlfriend,
Amanda Duncan, 28, initially
told Deputy Claude Hurley the
boyfriend punched her in the
chest and threw a basketball at
her stomach during an argument
over her refusal to give him
money for cigarettes.
She was taken to Fraser Hos-
pital because she claimed to be
five months pregnant, a state-
ment that turned out to be false,
as did a claim that she had been
treated at the Baker County
Health Department. She also
changed her story to say the
boyfriend punched her in the
stomach. Mr. Johnson denied all
the allegations.

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Driver ofvehicle that fled from deputy is

charged with having marijuana and pills

Annual fair

winds it up...
Three days of ideal fall weather contrast-
ed with blustery skies and rain the week-
end before for the final run of the Baker
County Fair on Saturday and Sunday. The
contented face of the hog in above photo
suggests she was up to resting during the
final hours of the annual event following
judging and the swine sale. At left, people
young and old pile on a sled to add weight
during the tractor pull competition, a new
event in 2007 that coincided with the dis-
play of antique tractors. Bottom photo, a
typical scene in the cow barn after judging
and steer sales ended Saturday as young
exhibitors gather to shoot the breeze and
talk about how their animals did. For a
list of winning animal entries by 4-H, FFA
members and others, see page 15.

A Baldwin man was named in
a sworn complaint October 10
for possessing drugs and drug
Deputy John Hardin said he
noticed two cars on US 90 near
the St. Marys River bridge at
about 3:50 am. Though they ap-
peared to be disabled, Deputy
Hardin said one of the vehicles, a
truck, sped away once he turned
on his overhead lights.
According to the officer, the
driver of the stationary car said
that he had run out of gas and
that the people in the other truck
were "trying to fight" him. Dep-
uty Hardin said in his report that
he chased down the truck and
noticed it swerving around the
The driver, Peter Walker, 30,
allegedly admitted to having il-
legal items in the truck. Accord-
ing to the officer, Mr. Walker
produced a marijuana pipe and
four hydrocodone pills.
In other incidents, a county
deputy arrested Hollyhill, Fl.
resident Talmadge Chandler, 42,
on October 8 after he allegedly
found marijuana in his posses-
Mr. Chandler was a hitch-
hiker riding a tractor-trailer that
was stopped on I-10 early that
afternoon. Deputy William Hill-
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sist the Highway Patrol, asked
Mr. Chandler if he could search
him. Mr. Chandler consented,
and Deputy Hilliard said he
found a bag of marijuana and a
small metal pipe.
Police issued a citation to
Jesse Vines, 20, of Sanderson
after they allegedly found mari-
juana seeds and stems in his car
October 9.
Deputy Hardin stopped Mr.
Vines on CR-125 and Yar-

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The Honduran medial mission group; Mr. Kline is at far right; Ms. Kline is middle,front row.

Anglican churches trek to Honduran

mountain region on medical mission
BY MAYA GHAZAL The trip was funded by dona- any electricity, the water was n,
UNF Journalism Student tions which went to Missionary clean and the inhabitants had r
Ventures International, an orga- transportation. They depended
For centuries, the high peaks nization that encourages and on donkeys for getting food ar
of Lempira, Honduras have pro- supports indigenous Christian medicine from the city.
tected a rugged area in the west- church missions aiming to help "It took us about four hou
ern part of this South American the world. The team accumu- by truck to get to that area," IV
nation. They have also isolated lated around $40,000. Kline said. "I wonder how lon
the mountain villages, creat- The flew to Houston, where does it take to get to the villa
ing a band of rural poverty as they connected to San Pedro with a donkey, probably days.
residents struggle with meeting Sula, an urban city in the north- Mrs. Kline explained ho
basic needs such as for food, west region of Honduras. Then, important her first trip was
clean water and health care. the members loaded on trucks her. She said it was a learn
In response to that need, a for a four-hour drive to Gracias, experience where she came
joint medical mission between the capital of Lempira, where understand the day-to-day li
St. Peter's Anglican Church in Allen and Patricia Sowers, an of missionaries and their role
Macclerny and Grace Church American missionary couple, the world.
of Orange Park traveled last met them. But it was the people ti
summer to Lempira with medi- Aggie Kline, another coor- team helped that were the mc
cal supplies aimed to help the dinator at St. Peter's and a inspiring, she said.
region's poorest area. team member, said that during "These people are so gratef
St. Peter's new pastor, Mike the mission's eight-day trip, it for everything, and even though
Webb, came up with the idea. focused on helping people of all they did not have many materi
His wife and son had traveled ages in need of basic medical goods, they were blessed wi
to Lempira in 2006, and he pro- supplies and medical care. generous spirits that they wou
posed to members of the church The team also treated people take off their shirt for you, if y
the idea of joining them in 2007 with disorders and illnesses and asked for it," she said. "Peop
as a team on a mission. gave residents instructions on here just want more and more
The team consisted of 24 how to take care of their own This Christmas, Mr. Klin
members with Janet Palmer, a health. The team provided basic said the team plans to send g
Jacksonville pharmacist who information about food, water boxes with shoes, socks, so
managed to buy the medical and nutrition to help fight pre- cer balls and other small gil
supplies at pharmacy cost, as the ventable diseases, to around 2000 children. T]
leader. The team also included "In our Wednesday night boxes will be sent by a ship th
two doctors, one from Cuba and study experiencing God, we sails once a month from Tamp
the other from Honduras, and a have learned that the best way "Anybody who hasn't bee
couple of translators. to serve God is' to see where on some sort of outreach oug
Ralph Kline of Glen St. Mary, He is working and join Him to do themselves a favor and
a coordinator at St. Peter's a theie.'" Nr- Khlne .:id. "Once it," said Mr. Kline. "We we
member of the team, said each in Honduras and'being %' ith the blessed as much as those folk
person was limited to two suit- Sowers family, I quickly real- because we learned much abo
cases weighing 50 pounds, and ized that God was extremely ourselves, how much junk w
all members filled their suitcases busy there." have and still how unhappy w
entirely with medical supplies, In addition to Gracias, the are. However, they are free."
leaving only their handbags for team was the first medical mis-
personal items. "Approximately sion to go to the Montaia Verde, (Ms. Ghazal is a seniorjourn
2400 pounds of that were taken often called the Green Mountain, ism student at UNF, and this a
to Lempira," Mr. Kline said. since 1999. The area did not have tide is part of a class project.)




Haunted Old Jail

October 26-27
The Old Jail, 42 W. Mclver
Street, is the place to be on
October 26-27 for one of the
scariest nights of the year. The
high school history club and the
Baker County Historical Society
are again teaming up to present
a night of horror in the old cell-
block. The proceeds from this
event will be used to restore the
building and the history club's
school trip. Food and drinks will
be on sale as part of the fund-
Each year the members of
the history club choose an eerie
theme to carry out as they por-
tray spirits of evil. Come and
join the fun each night at 7:00

Fund raiser date

for Covenant Hs.
A candlelight vigil is planned
the evening of November 15
from 7:00-8:30 to raise funds and
heighten awareness of Covenant
House International, which helps
homeless youth with immediate
help and healing.
Sandy Rodgers of Baker
County is heading up the effort
to be held in the new park adja-
cent to the Macclenny Fire De-
partment on US 90.
The two Covenant House lo-
cations in Florida are Orlando
and Fort Lauderdale, and they
provide vital services like shel-
ter, counseling, transitional liv-
ing, health services and voca-
tional training. For more details
on the upcoming event, contact
Ms. Rodgers at 259-8816.

Advertising Deadline
5:00 pm

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The Baker County Fair Association would

like to thank our volunteers, vendors, FFA,

and 4-H participants, livestock contributors,

the Baker County Extension Office & especial-

ly the fairgoers for a great 2007 fair.

A special thank you to Sheriff Joe Dopson I

and the Sheriff's Department and the City of

Macclenny Fire Department along with the

Sheriff Explorers and Fire Department


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Funeral service for

Michael A. Catlin
Michael Anthony Catlin, 53,
died Tuesday, October 9, 2007.
He was born in Portland, OR
September 16, 1954. Mr. Catlin
worked in the construction in-
dustry as an iron fabricator. He
also served
in the Unit-
ed States
Ma-rines s
and was a
veteran of
the Vietnam
War. Mr.
Catlin en-
joyed iron
work, tend-
ing to the "
yard, sun- .
bathing and Mr. Catlin
fishing. He
was predeceased by parents Bill
C. and Lorraine Merkle Catlin.
Surviving family members
include former wife of seven
years, Dana Crow; daughters
Dalana Peacock, Dena Byrd,
Donna Johnson and Danielle
McHenry; seven grandchildren;
cousin Jerry Merkle and uncle
Dan Merkle.
The funeral service was held
Saturday, October 13 in the cha-
pel of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral
Services with Pastor Jeffery
Gainey officiating. Interment
followed at Manntown Ceme-

Bill Godwin, 90,

dies October 12th
William Alfred "Bill" God-
win, 90, of Starke died Friday,
October 12, 2007 at his daugh-
ter's residence. He was a native
of Baker County. Mr. Gddwin
wasa heavy, equipment opera-
tor in construction until his re-
tirement and. a member of the
Church of God. He was preced-
ed in death by wife Beatrice; son
Alfred, daughter Barbara Ann
Kirkland and grandson Kevin
Surviving family members
include daughters Margie Dukes
(John), Betty Green (Larry),
both of Starke, and Primadon
Deese (Timmy) of Raiford; sons
Billy Godwin of LA, Eugene
Godwin (Vickie) of Starke and
Marvin Godwin (Debbie) of
Worthington Springs; brothers
Wilbur and Vasco Godwin, both
of Lake Butler; sisters Emmie
Hodges of Palatka and Estelle
Walker of Olustee; 24 grand-
children; 49 great-grandchildren
and 33 great-great-grandchil-
The funeral service was con-
ducted Monday, October 15
in the chapel of Archer Tanner
Funeral home in Starke with
Rev. Randall Griffis officiating.
Interment was in Crosby Lake

Mt. Zion N.C.

Methodist Church
121 North t 259-4461
Ilaccleinnv, FL
Pastor Tim Cheshire
Sunday Sr.honl 9 45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11.00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6-00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Service7 00 pm

Jesus answered, Verily, verily I

say unto Ihee, e:cepl a man be
born of water and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into Ihe king-
dom of God' John 3 5

Mitchell 'o' Green

dies October 10th
Mitchell "Bo" Walter Wynn
Green, 35, died October 10,
2007. He was born May 10,
1972'in Okeechobee to Mitchell
Walter Green and the late Mary
Elizabeth Northcutt. Mitch-
ell moved
to Baker ,' .
County 10
years ago
from cen- .
tral Florida.
He worked .
as a freight'
truck driver
and enjoyed -
the beach,
fishing, and
time with Mr. Green
his chil-
Survivors include his wife of
10 years, Jacqueline Scoggins
of Macclenny; mother Nancy
Silvey (Bill) of Winter Haven;
father Mitchell W. Green (Jes-
sie May) of McAlpin; children
Jacob.Wynn, Bailey Wynn, and
Reece Wynn; brothers Curtis
Higgins (Lynn) of Glen St. Mary,
Mickey Houston of Evansville,
IN, Larry Smith of Macclenny,
Richard Smith of Middleburg;
sisters Jordan Silvey. of Winter
Haven, Sabrina Thompson of
Plant City, and Connie Staats of
The funeral service was held
Saturday,, October 13, 2007 at
the chapel of Ferreira Funeral
Services with Pastor Troy Alex-
ander officiating.

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

Graveside service

for Susie Hawkins
Susie Estelle Hawkins, 93,
died Wednesday October 10,
2007. She was born in Moult-
rie, GA January 16, 1914 to the
late Menzia May and Annie Lee
May. Mrs. j
moved to
Keystone ~
Heights in
1985 from
ville. She "
owned and
operated the
Flower Box /
on Lenox Mr. Green
Avenue and
was a member of First Baptist
Church, Keystone Heights. She
was predeceased by husbands
Joe Crumpley and Herschel
Hawkins, five brothers and two
Surviving family mem-
bers include daughter Nancy
Magruder; grandchildren Mar-
tha Hart (Gregg Chapman), Me-
lissa Burnsed (Mike), Helen Hall
(Ronnie)), Fred Stivender (Lori)
Jr., Michael Magruder (Beth);
great-grandchildren Jason Hart
(Samantha), Brian Burnsed,
Alicia Hart, Kyle Hall (Cort-
ney Dugger), Fred Stivender
III (Trace), Kristi Stivender and
Jessica Magruder.
The graveside service was
held Friday, October 12 at Riv-
erside Memorial Cemetery,
Jacksonville with Pastor Jim
Prose officiating. Arrangements
were by V. Todd Ferreira Funer-
al Services.

Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday Schod 10:00 AM. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship7:30 PM.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500

Edna Woodward,

54, of St. George
Edna Pearl Woodward,, 54,
of St. George, Ga. died October
11, 2007 at St. Vincents Medi-
cal Center in Jacksonville. She
was born in Gauley Bridge, WV
and retired from Union Camp.
She was preceded in death .by
her husband Matthew Frankie
Woodward and father Edgar
Survivors include children
Edgar James Sweatt, Theresa
Howard and Wayne Howard, all
of St. George and Maxine Her-
rin of Nahunta, mother Mary
Henderson of St. George and 10
The funeral service was held
October 16 at Shepard Funeral
Home chapel in Folkston with
Rev. Robert Kirkland officiat-
ing. Burial was at St. George
In Loving Memory
Gilford Davis
We take comfort in knowing that
his pain is now his gain in rest
and peace.
As we face the days without him,
knowing he is with our Lord,
now gives us peace.

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 Ser. 7:30 pm
Pastor: Oral E. Lyons -

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Jesus is thb leader
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Postor Rev. Ernie Terrell

First Unitedi

93 N. 5th St., Macclenny ~ 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship: 6:15 pm
Tom Pope, Pastor

First Baptist Church
of Sanderson
CR 229 S., Sanderson FL
Sunday School ..... 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship .6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study..7:00 pm
AWANA Wed. Night.. 7:00 pm
Pastor Bob Christmas

Children's Church 9:30 am
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday Worship 10:30 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night 7:00 pm

Sincere thanks
With deep appreciation and
heartfelt love and gratitude, we
would like to thank each and
everyone for their love and sup-
port, food, prayers, along with
many acts of kindness, during
the loss of our dear loved one,
Johnny (J.C,) Harvey.
Also, a special thanks to the
Baker County sheriff's depart-
ment, the county road depart-
ment, Christian Fellowship
Temple and Todd Ferreira Fu-
neral Home.

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Ne-w Hope for the Comnmunity
Five Churches Road
Hwy. 127 Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
S 'idefl Williams -Pastor
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S' .Refreshments following
S ,. at 7:30. pm

Re,-. Ernie Terrell at Dinkins Church
welcomes all! 13602 County Road 127 Sanderson-

23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
Pastor J. C. Lauramore Welcomes All

First Baptist Church
"A Beacon to Sunday School 9:45 AM
Baker County" Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 AM
S O Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM
'Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM
Dr. Randy.Williams, Senior Pastor
-,y "^ Perry Hays, Associate Pastor


Gid Gidden,

270 North US Highway 301
Baldwin, Fla.

Locally Owned & Operated

K 2

Pastor Mitch Rhoden

28 W. Macclenny Ave.,
Located on Railroad Rd. in
Midtowne Center behind W)XR
259-1199 or 305-2131

Kindergarten-12th Grade
McKay Scholarships for
E.S.E. & I.E.P. Students
"Home of the Eagles"
Isaiah 40:31

Calvary Baptist Church


Sunday School
Preaching Service

10:00 am
11:00 am

Sunday NIg ht Service 6:00 pm

Wednesday Service

7:00 pm

523 North Boulevard W.
Four blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny
Pastor Donnie E. Williams ** 259-4529



Celebrating the birth of
Ellie Renee Ferreira
born on March 28, 2007 weighing 8 Ibs. 9 oz.

One Family Serving Another
V Todd, Amber, Emma & Ellie Ferreira
250 North Lowder St., Macclenny 259-5700


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The Road to Calvary
Corner of Madison & Stoddard
Glen St. Mary
Pastoi Tommy Anderson
Phone: 904-259-2213
Sunday School: ......... 10:00a.m..
Sunday Morning Service 11:00 a.m.
day Evening Set-vice ... 6:00 P.111.
Wednesday Night ........ 7:30 p.m..



In Loving Memory
You took our Cindy that we
love so much. We miss her love
and her touch. Her babies, their
momma, they miss. They miss all
her hugs and her kiss. Her pre-
cious daughter and little-man,
her babies just don't under-
stand. When they grow up hope-
fidly they will see their momma
where you want her to be. When
you took her through the Pearly
Gate, I knew you wanted her for
something great. Lord, take care
of all my babies today andplease
don't take any more away.

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 18, 2007 Page 9

Volunteers needed for

Community Hospice
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida is looking for
volunteers. Volunteers help im-
prove the quality of life for pa-
tients and families and provide
compassionate guidance at the
end of life. Volunteer opportuni-
ties range from administrative
tasks such as greeting visitors at
our inpatient facilities to direct
patient care, services like visit-
ing patients and providing re-
spite for caregivers.
If additional information,
please call 904-407-7064.

A day ofpraise
Participants are sought for
a "day of praise through song"
on December 1 on the grounds
of St. Peter's Anglican Church
on Minnesota Ave. in Mac-
clenny. Bands, voices and the
public are invited to be a part of
Baker County's heralding of the
Christmas season.
Call Magi Taber, 945-5710,
for details.

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Senior Pastor
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Independent Pentecostal
Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., 1

Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worsh
Sunday Evening Worsh
Wednesday Night Servi
Radio WJXR 92.1 Sund

Youth Programs

Sunday School
Common Ground Sunday


Common Ground Wed. (Teens)


God Kids Sunday
God Kids Wednesday




Church Assodate Pastor
Tim Thomas
Macclenny 259-4575

10:00 am
ip 11:00 am
ip 6:00 pm
ce 7:00 pm
lay 9:15 am

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1:00 am
7:00 pm
1:00 am if~
7:00 pm Youth Pastor
Gay Crummey

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Bill Guerry Owner, LED.

Students study mock skeleton
Juniors Lisa Corona and Wendy Chisholm examine the skeletal remains at a mock
crime scene outside the BCHS Criminal Justice Academy's crime lab October 12.
Students enrolled in the program get a taste of working as evidence technicians
as they learn correct proceduresfor securing a crime scene, measuring, gathering
and documenting evidence. They then must translate the information into the format
required for a report that will hold up in court. Students use a compass to deter-
mine north/south direction, number each piece of evidence and prepare a sketch to
indicate scene boundaries and measurements as they relate to evidence. They are
also learning crime scene photography, gathering, processing and analyzing trace
evidence and techniques offinger printing. Funded through a grant, the crime lab is


SDeadline Monday at 5:00

573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
Worship Services
'11.0 am
:, \\ed Biblke rudi
'- *I pll pm
,; ,r, ,, Minister
.Sam F. Kitching



Service with dignity & respect at affordable prices.
Pre-arranged Funeral Plans
Final Expense Life Insurance Policies
Monument and Marker head Stones
Guerry Funeral Home
...a tradition of excellence continues.

420 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny (U.S. 90 East)

Bill Guerry Owner, L.ED.

Bryan Guerry L.ED.

invites you to our annual

Saturday, October 20
2:00 5:00 pm
Come out and join us for lots of fun, games with prizes for the kids,
food, fun and the best fellowship around!

Located one mile south of 1-10 on SR 121 South
Questions? Call the church office at 259-6015

Annual spaghetti
dinner at club Fri.
The Macclenny Woman's
Club annual spaghetti dinner
will be held Friday, October 19,
2007 at 144 S. 5th Street. The
menu includes spaghetti w/meat
sauce, salad, bread and dessert.
Adults are.$6 and children $3
per plate. Deliveries will begin
at 11:00 am. Eat in or take out.
To place your order please
contact Joann i''- 259-6942 or
Cheryl at.259-3666. :' :

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

Woodlawn Kennels
Quality Projessional Care


Private Spacious* Indoor/Outdoor Runs
Complete Bath, De-flea & Groom ....... $20-$25
Bath, De-flea & Nails Clip......... $10-$15
Boarding (per actual day) ................... $5-$7

announces their public sale of surplus property to be held
October 12th through October 26h, 2007.
Vehicles, equipment and miscellaneous items that are in
poor to heavily used condition will be offered.
There will be a minimum bid required for some items as shown on
the list of items for auction. Sealed bids will be accepted at New
River Regional Landfill until 12:00 (noon) on October 26, 2007.
Bids will be opened and reviewed at theBoard Meeting at noon on
November 8, 2007. The New River Solid Waste Board of Directors
reserves the right to approve or reject any or all offers.
Cash transactions only. We are located in Union County, west of
State Road 121, approximately 2.5 miles north of Raiford, FL.
Purchased equipment required to be removed by 4:00 p.m., Friday,
November 9, 2007. -"
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Northeast Florida Telephone Company's
Statement of Rates for Basic Telephone Service

Northeast Florida Telephone Company is a quality telecommunications company that provides Basic and Enhanced
services at reasonable rates within its service territory. Pursuant to regulatory requirements Northeast Florida
Telephone Company offers its customers the following supported services:
1. Voice grade access to the public switched network.
2. Local usage.
3. Dual tone multi-frequency signaling or its functional equivalent.
4. Single-party service or its functional equivalent.
5. Access to emergency services.
6. Access to operator services
7. Access to interexchange services.
8. Access to directory assistance.
9. Toll limitation for qualifying low-income customers.

Residential. Business
Individual Touch-Calling Access Line
Base Rate Area $9.00 1-Party $ 24.40
Trunk $ 36.00
FCC Subscriber Line Charge $6.50 Single Line $6.50
Multi-Line $9.20
Emergency Services (911 surcharge) $ 0.50 $0.50
Federal Universal Service Charge See Note See Note
Note: An amount equal to 11.0% of your Interstate service charges. This percentage is subject to change, per FCC
The Lifeline assistance program offered by Northeast Florida Telephone Company reduces the monthly recurring
charges for the Individual access line, FCC Toll Access line charge, ELC's, and Toll Denial for qualifying low-income
residential customers. The monthly recurring Federal Universal service charge and Touch Tone charges may also be
waived. See below for additional information regarding Lifeline and Link-Up assistance.

Lifeline Service and Link-up Program
The Federal Communications Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Florida have established two
programs to make telephone service more affordable to eligible customers. Lifeline service is a program designed
to make telephone service available at reduced rates to eligible residential customers. Link-Up is a program
designed to offer eligible customers a reduction in installation charges for telephone service equal to one half of the
service connection charges or $30.00, whichever is less.
Information about customers who qualify for Lifeline Service and Link-Up Program may be shared between state
agencies and Northeast Florida Telephone Company.
Who qualifies for reduced Telephone Charges?
You are eligible for Lifeline Service and Link-Up Program if in your household resides a person who receives or
has a child who receives benefits from at least one of the following programs:
Food Stamps
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
Low-Income Heat and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
National School Lunch (free program only)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Additional eligibility criteria may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands
If you participate in any of the programs listed above and you are not receiving Lifeline Service reduction, please
contact your local telephone office to sign up for this service.

Should you have any questions regarding Basic service, or the rates thereof, please contact a Northeast Florida
Telephone Company representative at (904) 259-2261 or 1-877-838-5695.


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Luke and Lani Crews

The Crewses welcome twins on Sept. 27
Katie and Matt Crews of Moniac, Ga. are excited to announce the
birth of their twins, Luke Aaron and Lani LeeAnn, on September 27,
2007. Luke weighed seven pounds nine ounces and Lani weighed six
pounds 15 ounces. They both were 20 inches long.
Their proud grandparents are Mike and Sally Williams of Mac-
clenny and Aaron and Ginger Crews of Moniac. Maternal great-
grandparents are Velma Gatlin of Macclenny and the late Frank Gat-
lin, Truby Lee Harris of Macclenny and the late Patricia Sheffield.
Paternal great-grandparents are Mallie arnd Lou Davis of Glen St.'
Mary and Buddy and Judy Crews of Moniac.

JD. and Mamie Higginbotham

Higginbothams celebrate 60 years
J.D. and Mamie Higginbotham of Glen St. Mary celebrated their
60th wedding anniversary on October 17th with their family. They
were married in Jacksonville on October 17, 1947. Mrs. Higginbo-
tham is the former Mamie Staier.
The Higginbothams have three children,. Sherilyn, J.D., Jr. and
Richard, all of Glen St. Mary; five grandchildren, Deedra, Becki,
Davey, Brian and Ricky and 11 great-grandchildren.

Griffs family reunion
The descendants of West-
berry Griffis (1835-1905) and
wives Penny Padgett Griffis,
Eliza Wilkerson Griffis and
Laura Blitch Griffis will hold a
family reunion Saturday, Octo-
ber 20, 2007 at Evergreen Bap-
tist Church, Hwy 125, Lawtey,
FL from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.
Please bringcovered dishes.
Tea, ice, plates and utensils will
be provided. For more informa-
- tion, contact Dorothy Griffis
Lindsey at 386-842-5007 or
Norma Redding Griffis at 259-

Ms. Phillips and Mr. Whelan

Shelia Phillips of Glen St.
Mary and Dennis Michael Whel-
an of Jacksonville are happy to
announce their engagement.
The couple plans to marry in
April at First Baptist Church of

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New baby boy
Shawn and Mandy Kinghorn
of Glen St. Mary are blessed to
announce the arrival of their baby
boy Taz Nipper Kinghorn. He
was born September 29, 2007 at
St. Vincents. He weighed seven
pounds seven ounces and 20V2
inches long. Taz joins excited
brothers Tucker and Toby.
Proud grandparents are
Mikell- and Dale Bennett and
Billy and Peggy Kinghoin, all
of Glen St. Mary. Great-grand-
parents are Elmer Lee and Lois
Bennett, Virginia Taylor and the
late Cecil Taylor, Evelyn Nipper
and the late Buster Nipper, also
of Glen.

Macclenny Nursing

annual trick-or-treat
Macclenny Nursing & Re-
hab Center's annual Halloween
trick-or-treating event will be
held October 31 from'6:00-9:00
pm. We need lots of candy for
our community. Donations may
-be dropped off at the utllsillg'
home's "H;llo" een ocnd3 bo\"'
located in the front lobby of the
nursing home.
Thank you for your support.

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March wedding
Justin and Sarah LeClair
and Kayla and Justin Davis ate
pleased to announce the engage-
ment and upcoming marriage
of their parents, Brenda Miret
of Green Cove Springs, and
William "Will" Davis of Mac-
A March wedding is planned.

Monday & Thursday
8:00 pm
Macclenny Church of Christ
5th and Minnesota
275-3617 or 259-8257

Legal otices
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The Baker County District School Board will hold
the following public hearing on Tuesday, November
20, 2007, in the Baker County School Board Room
located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny,
Florida. Beginning @ 6:30 pm.
Approval of: New and Revised School
Board Policies
The public is invited and encouraged to attend,
The documents will be available for preview at the
Baker County School Board office located at 392
South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida begin-
ning Thursday, October 18, 2007 (8:30 am-3:00

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that David Crews, inr
holder of the following Tax Sale Cenii'nj. rna
filed said Tax Certificate for a Tax Ded Ii:, e ?:-.
sued thereon. The Certificate Number inr ,ear :,I
Issuance, the Description of the property and the'
Name in which it is assessed as follows:
Year of issuance: 2005
Description of property:
Part of land being a part of the NW14 of SWI'
of Section 6, Township 2 South, Range 22 East,',
Baker County, Florida, more particularly described';
as follows: Commence at the Southeast right of:
way intersection of State Road 23-D. and State
'Road 23-C, both being 80 foot right of ways as
now established; thence S 0 degrees 13'30" W
along said right of way of State Road 23-0r 444 85
feet; thence S 89 degrees 52'55" E 6? i.i
thence S 0 degrees 13'30" W, 140 feet and to
the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue S 0
degrees 13'30" W, 160 feet; thence S 89 degrees
52'55" E, 173.44 feet; thence N 0 degrees 13'30",
E, 160 feet; thence N 89 degrees 52'55" W, 173.44; .
feet and back to the POINT OF BEGINNING; being a,
part of parcels 13 and 14 and less and except any
portion lying and being with the right-of-way of
any public road.
Assessed to: Tommy & Lynette Hillard
All of the above property is located in Baker Coun-
ty, in the State of Florida. i
Unless such certificate or certificates shall be re-,
deemed according to the law, the property de-!
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the high-'
est bidder at the front door of the Baker County
Courthouse on December 13, 2007 at 11:00 am.
Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court
of Baker, Florida
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Bonnie Palleschi, Deputy Clerk
CASE NO.: 02-2006-CA-0176

TINA M. RHODEN, his wife,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a
Second Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure.
entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit
Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the prop-
erty situate in Baker County, Florida, described as
Lot 48, River County Estates, according to plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, page 73-80,
in the public records of Baker County, Florida.
TOGETHER WITH a 1990 Chad Doublewide
Mobile Home, ID# GAFLKO5A16172CW &
GA0FLHIKy05Bli1:i'C ...
Parcel I.D.#:i 16- .1. 1- I iU: "i -'ia .
at public sale, to the highest and r,,-nitd
for cash, at the front door of the Baker County
Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
Tuesday, October 30, 2007.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
on this 26 day of September, 2007.
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Deputy Clerk
Frank E. Maloney, Jr., PA.
Attorney for Plaintiff
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063
Notice is given that the following permit'was is-
sued on 9 October 2007. MacGlen Builders, Inc.,
P.O. Box 356, Macclenny, Florida 32063. Permit,
#42-003-112495-1. The project is located in Baker
County, Section 5, Township 3S, Range 22 East..
The permit authorized A SURFACE WATER MAN-
Mini Storage. The receiving water body is the St.:
Mary's River.
The file(s) containing the application for the above
listed permit is available to inspection Monday
through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m..
to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Manage-'
ment District (District) Headquarters, 4049 Reid'
Street, Palatka, FL 32178-1429. A person whose,
substantial interests are affected by the District per-
mitting decision may petition for an administrative
hearing in accordance with sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, or may choose to pursue
mediation as an alternative remedy under section
120.573, Florida Statutes, before the deadline for
filing a petition. Choosing mediation will not ad-
versely affect the right to a hearing if mediation
does not result in a settlement. The procedures
for pursuing mediation are set forth in section
120.573, Florida Statutes, and rules 28-106.111
and 28-106.401-.404 Florida Administrative Code.
Petitions must comply with the requirements of
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 28-106 and be
filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at
District Headquarters, Highway 100 West, Palatka,
FL 32177. Petitions for administrative hearing
on the above applications(s) must be filed within
twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice or
within twenty-six (26) days of the District deposit-
ing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons
to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to
file a petition within this time period shall constitute
a waiver of any rights) such persons) may have to
request an administrative determination (hearing)
under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., concern-
ing the subject permit. Petitions that are not filed
in accordance with the above provisions are subject
to dismissal.

Because the administrative hearing process is
designed to formulate final agency action, the filing
of a petition means that the District's final action
may be different from the position taken by it in
this notice of intent. Persons whose substantial
interests will be affected by any such final decision
of the District on the applicant have the right to
petition to become a party to the proceeding, in
accordance with the requirements set forth above.
The Community Behavioral Healthcare Advisory
Board announces a meeting:
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 23 @ 11:30 am
Place: Northeast Florida State Hospital Community
Behavioral HealthCare Services, 84 W. Lowder St.,
Suite C, Macclenny, Florida 32063.
General Subject Matter to be Considered:
Organizational meeting and general provision of
services by the Community Behavioral HealthCare
Please call 904-259-4671 ext. 28 for instructions
or participation.

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LEFT: Josh Hodges chases down a Vanguard runner. MIDDLE: Harold Moore deals with several Ocala defenders. RIGHT: Lucious Lee stiff-arnms a would-be tackler.
LEFT: Josh Hodges chases down a Vanguard runner. MIDDLE: Harold Moore deals with several Ocala defenders. RIGHT: Lucious Lee stiff-arms, a would-be tackler.

Cats win penalty-filled game

against Ocala Vanguard 35-13

If every penalty flag thrown
during the Wildcats' 35-13 win
over Ocala Vanguard Friday
night lay on the field unrecov-
ered, quarterback Carlos Holton
could have run for a touchdown
on nothing but a carpet of yellow
It was a flag-happy evening
down in Ocala. After almost ev-
ery play in the first half, a con-
fetti of yellow erupted from the
officials' back pockets. Through
it all, some here in that'ticker
tape of yellow hankies a pretty
entertaining football game was
going on.
The penalties couldn't mar a
big road win for the Wildcats.
It was a win that they needed to
bounce back from a disappoint-
ing district loss to Jackson the
prior week.
Pundits often claim that the
game following a big loss is the
most important to determine a
team's character. Will they re-
bound and come back in a big
way, or will they fold under the
For quarterback Holton and
his Wildcats, the answer was em-
phatic after the third play of the
game. Holton raced 73 yards for
a touchdown that set the tone for
the remainder of the night.
The score shocked.and quiet-
ed the Vanguard crowd, and mo-
ments later it was 12-0 on a Lu-
cious Lee score. Lee and Holton
ran well all night and Vanguard
stayed back back on its heels.
But Vanguard had a lot of
weapons and they weren't go-

ing to stay down for long. Tyrell
Lewis replaced versatile quar-
terback Marquee Williams and
Lewis hooked up with fleet wide
receiver Kevin Hardy. Hardy has
Division 1 speed and raced 82
yards for the first Knight score.
The Cats answered right back,
however. Holton hit BJ Rowe for
a good gainer and Harold Moore
took the ball over midfield. But
the rain of yellow flags contin-
ued as the Cat ,vere hit for their
third holding penfald. It was just
the start.
The penalty could have
stopped the drive, but Holton was
definitely on his game Friday. He
found Chris Robinson in Knight
territory. Holton was a handful as
a runner all night long, and when
he wasn't carrying the ball for
big gains it was Lee and Moore.
Holton ran the ball to the 8-
yard line and a play later took
it in for his second score of the
night. He then found BJ Rowe
in the end zone for the two-point
conversion and the Wildcats
were up 20-7.
That's how the scoring con-
cluded in the first half. The Wild-
cats had plenty of opportunities
stymied by penalties. They drove
the ball well all night long, but
whenever they moved close to
the red zone, the flags started fly-
That isn't to say the refs were
completely partial for the home
team. Vanguard had its share of
hankies thrown their way.
The Wildcats opened the half
with a good drive all the way to

the Knight five. But the drive
stalled and Vanguard took over.
Lewis found Hardy again and
moved the ball into Wildcat terri-
tory to the 27. They couldn't get
a first down, however and booted
an impressive 37-yard field goal
to close the gap to 20-10.
The Knight kicker proved he
had a leg later in the quarter as he
booted a 43-yarder with plenty
of room to spare.
With the Kniiglit creeping to
within a single touchdown, Har-
old Moore got the Wildcats go-
ing to midfield. The Cats pushed
the ball and Vanguard got hit
with successive unsportsmanlike
and face mask penalties that set
up a short Carlos Holton run for
his third TD. The conversion was
good and BCHS was up 28-13.
The Wildcats got one more
score as the game was winding
down. Holton ran to the 43-yard
line and then broke an exciting
57-yard touchdown jaunt. Bren-
dan Donovan's point after was
good to give the Cats a 35-13
winning cushion.
The Wildcats will once again
take to the road on Friday to face
the only team with an unblem-
ished district record. The Bishop
Kenny Crusaders beat Jackson
in a shocking upset early in the
season. They have played one
district game less than their other
district foes and are on top of the
The Wildcats want to change
that this weekend.

Cats face offagainst district leaders

If you had looked at the dis- contention for the district crown The Wildcats piled up a lo
trict schedule before the start of. with a very tough game against yardage against the Knights
the football season, with the likes Suwannee in two weeks. The Friday. But the game was a st
of Jackson, Raines, and Live Oak Cats are coming off a tough road and-start affair, with the C
Suwannee, it wouldn't be sur- win over Vanguard, while Kenny stacking a lot of penalties.
prising to see Bishop Kenny and lost a heartbreaker to Fleming Carlos Holton had anot
think about relaxing. But in the Island. excellent game, using his fee
netherworld of high school foot- Quarterback Brett Whitmire dash over, around and throi
ball, sometimes strange things was intercepted three times to the Knights. Kenny is certain
happen, give the Golden Eagles what aware of the elusive quar
With the midway point of the they needed to pull off the win. back's variety of skills.
season behind us, BCHS beat When he wasn't throwing the knowing and stopping is a v
Raines, Jackson beat the Cats, ball to Fleming Island, however, different thing.
Raines beat Live Oak and Kenny the Kenny QB had 189 yards If you key on Holton, Luci
beat Jackson. Who's in the top passing. Lee can have a very big ga
spot in the district? Whitmire is the Crusaders' If you spy Lee, then Holtor
The Bishop Kenny Crusaders. main weapon. Ross Crabtree has another running back like H
They have only the single district been a consistent target. Kenny old Moore or Greg Williams
game, a shocking win over Jack- runs a pretty balanced offense, beat you. It will be a tough ga
son. They are unbeaten in district with Mark Butler as the best run- for Kenny, but if the ball is f
play coming into Friday night's ning threat. George Soha is also ing for Whitmire they can be
matchup with Baker County. a pretty good back and can catch fective.
BCHS has to win to stay in the ball out of the backfield. Just ask the Jackson Tigers

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Poor week for most ofdistrict teams

What a difference a week makes! The Cats win
on the road at Vanguard and the only blemish on
the BCHS season so far (Jackson) gets shut out. In
fact, for most of the Wildcats' district mates, it was
a weekend that they would rather forget.
That's certainly true of the Jackson Tigers, who
got their third loss on the books with a pitiful 22-
0 whitewash at the hands of Ed White. The Com-
manders got a pair of touchdowns from quarterback
Aaron Seigler and two sacks by Zack Smith as they
stymied the Tigers. Jackson had 250 yards rushing.
Raines lost a heartbreaker to Lee. The Generals
got 155 yards rushing from James Perkins and Tiray
Dove scored a late touchdown as Lee won a thriller
14-13. On defense, Gerald Rogers intercepted a
pass on the five yard line to stop Raines driving for

the winning score.
Bishop Kenny had a heartbreaking loss of its
own leading up to this week's matchup with BCHS.
Fleming Island got two touchdowns from quarter-
back Ryan Aplin as the Golden Eagles beat the Cru-
saders 17-14. Kenny quarterback Brett Whitmire
was intercepted three times Friday night.
Ridgeview continued its slide, losing to Clay
County 20-7 as Quentin Battle rushed of 192
Bradford County got its third win of the season
with a 21-7 victory over Ribault.
West Nassau posted an exciting 17-16 win over
Fernandina Beach.

Arlington Country Day lost to Eagle's View 42-


I" -.. ... .

Trey Mosley scores the game-tying touchdown for BCMS against Yulee Tuesday night.

Bobcats arenew conference champs!

For most of Tuesday night's on 3rd and long. It was incom- stopping Yulee on the goal line,
North Florida Crown Confer- plete, and Yulee was assessed an the Bobcats received a huge run
ence championship game, the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty by Mosley, who rumbled 75
Bobcats were stifled offensively, after one of the Hornets' coaches yards to the Yulee 21-yard line.
unable to move the ball against argued with the official. A few plays later, Ford threw a
a swarming Yulee defense. But But on 4th and eternity, Yulee touchdown pass to Lee Fallon.
with Baker County trailing 14- successfully converted a jump After a successful two-point con-
8, with less than two minutes ball in Bobcat territory. Howev- versation, the Wildcats led, 8-6,
remaining in the game and the er, it would be the last first down with barely a minute left in the
Bobcats staring at a third and the Hornets converted, half.
long in Hornet territory, magic Four plays later, the Bobcats But they would enter halftime
happened., stopped Yulee's attempt on 4th trailing 14-8, thanks to a blown
Back-up quarterback Thomas and eight. With the defensive coverage. The Hornets com-
Sirk heaved a pass that starting stand, Baker County clinched its pleted a 65-yard touchdown pass
quarterback Mardreakus Ford second conference champion- with just 18.8 seconds remaining
hauled in down the right side- ship. in the half.
line. Ford took the ball down The game did not start aus- The Bobcats, obviously, were
to the Yulee three-yard line. On pisciously for the Bobcats. On not swayed by the deficit. A
the very next play, running back the opening kickoff of the game, wild, raucous crowd at Memo-
Trey Mosley punched it in the Yulee recovered an onside kick. rial Stadium exploded onto the
end zone for the game-tying Shortly thereafter, Baker County field when the clock struck 0:00.
touchdown. And several seconds surrendered a 39-yard touch- Coach McDuffie was mobbed,
later, he added what turned out to down run to fall behind 6-0. but found time and space to ac-
be the game-winning, champion- The score stayed that way un- cept the championship plaque
ship-clinching two-point conver- til the end of the first half. Pinned from superintendent Paula Bar-
sation. The Bobcats would pre- deep in their own territory after ton.

vail, 16-14, but it was head coach
George McDuffie's call on third
and long that gave Baker County
the win.
"I put the quarterback out
there at wide receiver and just
told him 'run past everyone,'"
Mr. McDuffie said. "It was a big
play, and we needed it."
The drama wasn't over after
Baker County grabbed the lead.
On the ensuing Yulee possession,
the Hornets ran a halfback pass

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S Happy Fall Ya'll! The Franklin Mercan-
tile is now open Fridays and Saturdays
10:00 am-5:00 pm. New stuff!! Railroad
crossing in Glen. 259-6040. 10/4tfc
S Driveway repair, slag, crushed con-
crete or asphalt milling; also fill dirt.
904-483-6114. 10/11-11/lp
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
2003, 16x7 Cargo Craft Explorer
trailer, 34" plywood floor and doors, 4
wheel electric brakes on tandem axle,
like new, $3000. 613-6001. 7/19tfc

Brand new Sears water softener sys-
t em, $585.' Free installation. Good used
appliances. 90 day money back guaran-
tee. 266-4717. 7/12-3/27p
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round
foyer console. All pieces are mahogany
wood. Southern Charm. 259-4140.
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
More junk for sale, cars, implements,
2 axle and 3 axle trailers, '49 Interna-
tional truck. 912-266-1641. 10/18c
Astroglass bass boat, 17'6", 115 HP
Johnson, 72 lb. thrust Minkota trolling
motor and trailer, $5000. Call Jimmy at
259-2927. 10/11-18p
Four General Ameritrac TR tires
mounted on rims, 6 lug pattern,
P255/70/R17, very good condition,
$250. 259-7368. 10/18p
14 ft. Stumpknocker, 25 HP Evinrude, 2
livewells, walk through, trolling motor,
depth finder, galvanized trailer, $2500
OBO. 259-6683 or 424-8416. 10/18p
2007 Hurricane deckboat, 19 ft., 150
HP, 4 stroke, 22 hours, $24,500. 259-
9605. 10/18-11/8p
30 ft. Dutchman travel trailer, excel-
lent condition, $2500. 912-843-2750.
2006 Outlander 800 four wheeler, only
700. miles, no damages, clear title,
$6800 OBO. Must sell. 207-9987 ask
for John. 10/18p

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1995 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic,
Electra Glide, excellent condition, mus-
tang seat, Wild Pig pipes, garage kept,
15,700 miles, $9500. 626-3573 or 275-
2586. 10/18p

sion, i$uu; 18 cnrome rims, Gaulet
Edge, low profile, $800. 838-6022.
1993 Ford Taurus, 6 cylinder, engine
in good condition, needs transmission,
$500 OBO. 904-864-6991. 10/18p
1993 Pontiac Grand Am, 2 door, DOH,
runs good, $400 OBO. 259-6484 or
904-568-0825. 10/18p
1995 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic,
Electra Glide, excellent condition, mus-
tang seat, Wild Pig pipes, garage kept,
15,700 miles, $9500. 626-3573 or 275-
2586. 10/18p
1968 Jeep J2000 truck, 4 WD, 327, all
original, 71K miles, very rare, $1200.
424-6705. 11/18p

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newest products? Call Donna Ruis at
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of Avon representatives. 10/11-18p

Gwen's Handyman Services. F
painting, carpentry, general
nance. Free estimates. 259-9121

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must. Call Gateway Contracting at 904-
388-4799. 9/27-10/18p
Now hiring hourly management for
Zaxby's restaurant. Experience required.
Call 904-707-6301 to schedule an
interview. 10/18c
Head cook/kitchen manager needed, 3
years experience, $10/hour, line cooks
& wait staff. Send self-addressed,
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Macclenny, FL 32063 for an applica-
tion. 9/27-10/25p
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn maintenance
worker with valid Florida drivers license.
259-7335. 3/23tfc
Plumber helper/apprentice helper/
apprentice, commercial and industrial.
Background check and drug testing
required. Clean driving record a must.
Call Gateway Contracting at 904-388-
4799. 10/11-11/1p
TA Travelcenter now hiring Arby's
team members and management for TA
Travelcenter in Baldwin, 1024 US 301
S., Jacksonville, FL 32234 or call Tom
at 904-266-4281 ext. 18. 4/26tfc

mainte- Company specializing in Erosion
8. Control now hiring the following posi-
10/18c tions: Class A CDL drivers, crew lead-
to lose ers, equipment operators and labor-
ee! Free ers. Valid driver's license a must. Fax
1-888- resume to 275-3292 or call 275-4960.
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Rajun Cajun & Tambourine. Music
from Louisiana for your group or party.
259-3268. 9/13-10/18p
To whom it may concern: I, Clarice
Stackhouse, am not responsible for any
debts other than my own as of August
2,2007. 10/18-11/1p
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.

Lost: Man's gold ring with oval, red
stone. Reward. Call 259-3351.
Lost: Black & tan Min Pin, female, last
seen on Bobby Sapp Road on Sunday,
October 14, answers to Laila. 338-
6830. 10/18-25p

Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Happy Jack Mange Medicine pro-
motes healing and hair growth in any
mange or barespot on dogs and horses
without steriods. Glen Cash Store 259-
2381 www.happyjackinc.com.

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.advertising on subjects like work-at-home,
weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable dis-
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truthfulness of claims. Respondents should
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Case Coordinator I, Guardian Ad Litem.
Full time case coordinator I position
located in Macclenny. Annual salary
$30,319.94; part time case coordinator
I position located in Starke, salary $14/
hour. Interested candidates can submit
a State of Florida application by visit-
ing gal.fl.gov or calling 904-966-6237.
EEO/ADA/DFWP employer. Closing date
October 22. 2007. 10/11-18c
Local home care agency seeking PRN,
RN, OT and a full-time PT. Please call
259-3111 for more information.4/19tfc
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
Class A maintenance mechanic
needed for 3rd shift maintenance crew.

Must have minimum 5 years experi-
ence. Pay ranges from $17.87 plus a
26 cent differential pay. We are an equal
opportunity employer and a drug free
workplace. We offer 401k, health insur-
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3 dump truck drivers needed with
asphalt experience, up to $14 per hour.
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Everyday but Sunday 9:00 am-2:00 PM. 121
N. About 5 miles on left. Lots of nice things.
Thursday & Friday 9:30 am-1:30 pm. 13488
E. Tallpine Road. Household items, dresser
mirror, girls, boys & womans clothes, kids
Halloween costumes, Christmas decor, stroller.

W Thursday & Friday 8:00 am-?. 9960 S. Glen
Avenue (Hwy 125 S.) Dining table & chairs $75. small miscel-
laneous furniture, lots of 250 items including mens, women &
baby clothes. 904-307-8066.
Friday only 8:00 am-1:00 pm, 349 E. 4th Street. Children
clothes, linens, household appliances, dishes, country crafts,
much more. Multi-family.
Friday 8:00 am-?. 62 East Boulevard N. A little bit of everything.
Saturday 8:00 am-?. 127 N. To John Williams Road, Sanderson.
Clothes, shoes, some baby items, household items. Worth the
drive. Multi-family.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-1:00 pm. 125 S. right after
Manntown Church. Lots of everything. Multi-family.
Friday 8:00 am-2:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-noon. First United
Methodist Church, 93 N. 5th Street across from the pumpkin
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-4:00 pm. 1 block east ot Hwy 125 on
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-?. 125 & 250, 2nd house behind
Taylor Store on left. Household items, furniture, appliances,
clothes sizes 12-24, hunting items, etc.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-?, Follow signs off Woodlawn Road.
Baby stuff, vacuum cleaners, crocheted table cloths, read ma-
chine, table, humidifer, books, toys Pit Bulldog puppies, much
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm, 5918 Lauren Lane off
Lowder. Tons of new items at super low prices, as well as the
usual suspects. Come early for the best & coolest stuff. Hew
things each day. Rain or shine.
Saturday 8:00 am-?. Behind Chevron at mini-storage units. Lots
& lots of stuff.
Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm. 123 East Boulevard S in hnont of the

middle school. Rain cancels.

Emergency Services Coorindator a
master's degree in a human service field
with training in mental health disorders,
evaluations, intervention techniques,
crisis counseling and psychopharma-
cology. License preferred. Fax resume
to 259-5187. 10/11-18c
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Glen St. Mary. 3 BR, 2 BA split plan
cedar home on 2.41 acres, restricted
area, hwy frontage with two platted lots.
Must sell. $225,000. Owner willing to
negotiate. 259-7853. 10/18p
Glen St. Mary, close to high school and
tennis courts, 2 acres cleared, zoned for
mobile home or house, $64,900.
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3 BR, 2 BA house on 1 acre corner lot,
lots of trees, laundry room, garage, all
electric appliances, quiet neighborhood,
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8.39 acres w/well & septic, 1 mile north
of Sanderson on CR 229, $96,500.
Owner financing available. 904-813-
1580. 5/17tfc
One partially cleared acre, 10 minutes
north of Macclenny, $20,000. 904-334-
3361. 10/18-10/25p
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Please telephone 904-813-1580.
New listing. Macclenny 2 acres on
Turkey Creek, 350' frontage, beautifully
set up yard area with wooded area along
creek. Quiet on deadend road. 150 ft
long x 12 ft wide nature trail to creek.
New 1600 SF modular home, 3 BR, 2
BA, furnished living room and dining
room. 9300 Cedar Road, $159,000.
904-838-1664. 10/18-11/8p
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1576 SF heat-
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appliances, $214,200. Please call 813-
1580. (21GFO). 5/10tfc
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 3 acres, new
4" well, new CH/A, new flooring, paint &
wood paneling throughout. /4 mile from
Oean Pond, dead end of private road.
$87,500. 904-627-7983 or 904-627-
5221. 10/18p
Rent to own. 3 BR, 2 BA home, 1615
SF, one year old. Great location near
Macclenny Elementary. Call for more
information 259-4872. 10/11-18p
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Motivated seller. 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 story
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Asking $199,000. Call 210-1600 or 259-
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Not a cookie cutter house build wehn
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country charm. 904-207-9987 ask for
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FSBO. 2300 SF brick home on 5 acres
of the highest land in Baker County.
Site of Confederate encampment dur-
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$385/month. 259-5126. 10/18p
3 BR, 2 BA brick home with CH/A,
fenced back yard and utility shed, no
pets, $950/month plus deposit. 259-
6849. 10/11-18p
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Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
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3 BR & 2 BR mobile homes, no pets,
garbage pickup, water & yard moving
provided, $475-$625. 912-843-8118.
3 BR, 2 BA on 5 acres on Mudlake Road,
no pets, $900/month, $1400 deposit.
259-9066. 10/18p
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month, $1200 deposit. 408-9515.
3 BR, 2 BA DWMH one mile from 1-10,
1/2 acre fenced back yard, no pets, lawn
service included, $850/month, $1500
deposit. 753-2679. 10/11-18p
2 BR, 11/2 BA, $300 deposit, $550/
month. 259-2787. 10/18-25p
2 BR, 1 BA MH, CH/A, Cozy Corners
Trailer Park, water, trash and lawn ser-
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and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 9/27tfc
House for lease, $975/month. 705-
7794. 10/11-18p
Rent to own 3 BR, 2 BA. 259-1839 for
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with office on 1 acre. Ideal for car lot
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 18, 2007 Page 13

Wildcats regain old toughness underJohns


Mike Crews

I have had a lot of conversa-
tions with people over the years.
Those who know me understand
that this is one of the things that I
come by fairly easily. I can strike
up a conversation with just about
anybody on just about any sub-
ject. The subject that I choose
most often is, obviously, sports.
Lately, the subject has turned
more and more to people asking
me about the Wildcats. "How
did the Wildcats do last night?"
is one of the questions that I re-
ceive frequently on Saturdays as
I venture around town. With all
of the questions and conversa-
tion about the Wildcats becom-
ing so prevalent, I can't help but
think that this year's team and
the excitement remind me a lot
of the days when the Cats were
coached by Danny Green.
Many of you will remember
Danny Green and the passion
that surrounded the team when
he was at the helm. This year's
team resembles the teams Danny
coached for a lot of reasons.
First Results. Danny never
won a state championship in
Baker County, but his teams
were always competitive. In fact,
the reputation' that the Wildcats
carried in the 80's and early 90's
was one of toughness. Teams
didn't want to play the Cats back
then because they knew they
were going to be tough to beat.
Bobby Johns is bringing that
toughness back. That's not to say
that teams in the past ten years
haven't been tough because there
are certainly examples, but the
reputation lost its luster a little
bit over that stretch.
Second Coaching Family. I
remember Danny Green having
the same group of guys on the
sidelines year in and year out. I
remember the kids of the coach-
es growing up together and being
involved with each other on and
off the field guys like Bobby
Harrison and Jerry Chester. They
mirrored the toughness the Wild-
cats portrayed on the field, and a
lot of ex-players in Baker Coun-
ty are thankful that they had the
opportunity to be coached by
these men. I see the same type
of coaching family tree being
built with Bobby Johns. And,
likewise, I see a resemblance of
the toughness evident within the
team. I know it's only year two
for this staff, but it has the ingre-
dients for longevity, something
the program has lacked over the
last decade or so.
Danny Green .has gone on
to enjoy success at Columbia
County High School, just west
of Baker County. Danny's teams
continue to be some of the tough-
est around. When you hear that
somebody is playing against Co-
lumbia, you immediately think,
"Boy, I'd like to see that game."
That is the type of attitude and
personality under this Wildcat
coaching staff I think you can

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expect. That doesn't mean the
Wildcats will win every game; it
means only that you can expect
the team will be tough, that the
coaches care about the team's
reputation, and that mediocre
will not be good enough. In the
end, those are the things that sep-
arate the top high school teams
from the rest of the pack.
In just his second season, Bob-
by Johns and the Wildcat coach-
ing staff are headed in the right
direction. The Cats are 6-1 this
year, giving Johns an 11-6 record
as the Wildcat head coach. If you
ask Coach Green, I bet he would
tell you he is proud to see the
Wildcats regaining some of the
reputation back from years gone
by. I'll talk to Coach Johns about
getting a Baker County-Colum-
bia County game on the schedule
next year. Boy, I'd like to see that
This week's picks:
Last week 3 right, 1 wrong
-Baker County at Bishop Ken-
ny The Wildcats need a win to
keep their playoff hopes intact.
Look for them to play inspired
football and beat the Crusaders
-Florida at Kentucky The
Gators, just as the Wildcats, are

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in a must-win situation. I like
Urban's chances after a week to
prepare. Gators win 41-34.
-Tennessee at Alabama The
third Saturday in October is al-
ways a special one for these two
teams. The Vols are playing bet-
ter, but the Tide is now smack-
dab in the middle of the SEC
West race after LSU lost this past
week. In a mild upset, Alabama
gets it 29-23.
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Remember; come join us at
Calendar's Pizza on Monday
nights from 7:00-8:00. Coach
Johns, myself and David Crum-
mey discuss Wildcat football,
and the coach answers ques-
tions from the crowd. If you
can't make it down, though, tune
to 92.1 FM, and if you have a
take on sports, email it to me at
mike @ bakercounty sports .com.
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Volleyball team lost

two matches last week

The Lady Wildcat volley-
ball team struggled last week in
games against Columbia High
School and Ridgeview. At CHS
.the Cats were handed a straight-
set defeat by the scores of 25-19,
25-17 and 25-18.
"This by far was not our best
showing. We were lifeless and
we could not get anything going
offensively and defensively. Not
to take anything away from Co-
lumbia County, but we just hand-
ed the match to them, we did not
put up a fight," said a frustrated
coach Chris Armoreda. "If the
real Wildcats came to play, we
would have taken care of busi-
Statistical leaders in the game
were: Kills-Gray (4), Holton (2),
Dugger (2); Blocks-Norman (3),
Holton (3), Dugger (2), Coffell
(1); Assists-Kennedy (4), Smith


Ridgeview was a key district
contest, and the opponents took
the court with a better attitude
and demeanor. This match was a
very exciting one. The Cats bat-
tled Ridgeview point-for-point
and though the team lost the
match '26-28, 25-20, 23-25 and
22-25, they were hard-fought.
"The girls had to overcome
some of their miscues but they
played with such positive emo-
tion that they did not let any er-
rors stop them from playing their
best. Even though the outcome
is not what the team wanted, it
showed them that if they play as
a team and trust each player, who
knows how far they will go?"
said Armoreda. The Wildcats
travel to First Coast on Thursday
for the final game of the regular
season. The district tournament
kicks off at BCHS on October


5th, 8th atLake City Invite

The Wildcat boys' cross coun-
try team finished 5th in a 10-team
meet at the Lake City Invitational
at Columbia High School on Sat-
urday. The girls finished 8th.
Coach Charles Ruise was
pleased with the finishes as the
teams get ready for the upcom-
ing district meet in a couple of
"It was a good job by both
teams. They came out and com-
peted well," said Ruise. "The
invitationals give our athletes
the feel of a district meet set-
ting, allowing them to gain some
valuable experience for the com-
petition they will face there. I'm.
encouraging them to keep up the
good work because I feel very

confident about our chances
come district time."
Luke Kennedy finished first
for the Cats with a time of 18:25.
Evan Ward was second with a
time of 18:55, Robert Mason
third with a time of 19:17; Tim-
my Mason fourth with a time of
19:22; Raphael Jackson fifth at
21:33; Cory Cavanaugh came in
sixth with a time of 23:08.
For the girls, Alexandria Ro-
hde was the top finisher forBCHS
with a time of 25:37. Shea Raul-
erson was second with a time
of 26:16; Ariel Luffman third at
31:17; Brittany Dale fourth in
33:49; Sylvia Sotomayor fifth
with a time of 35:56; Krystal
Langeburg sixth at 35:59.


to 5-0 with win

In youth football this week,
the middle division Steelers beat
the Jets, 22-16, improving their
record to a perfect 5-0.
The star of the game for the
Steelers was Reggie Givens,
who racked up 253 yards.rush-
ing on just 13 carries. He added
three touchdowns of 60, 61 and
89 yards. Givens also registered
17 tackles. Grason Cain kicked
two extra points for the Steelers;
in youth football, XPs are worth
two points each.
Logan Kish added eight tack-
les for the Steelers, while Dustin
Martin chipped in seven. Ty
Sikes contributed six tackles.
For the Jets, Mason Batten
picked up 49 yards and a touch-
down on five carries. He also
recovered a fumble. Reed Wil-
liams had 12 yards and a touch-
down on three, carries. Jacob
Carter ran 13 times for 46 yards
and kicked two extra points.
Hunter Riggs had nine carries
for 49 yards. And Jordan Ken-
nedy carried 10 times.
In other scores:
1. The middle division Pan-
thers beat the Lions, 34-0.
2. The pee-wee Eagles beat
the Vikings, 24-12.
3. The pee-wee Packers beat
the Bucs, 33-0.
4. The senior division Patri-
ots beat the Colts, 32-0.
5. The senior 49ers beat the
Redskins, 19-6.

Thanks to sponsors
The "Bucs" Pee Wee divi-
sion football team would like
to thank our generous sponsors
for their support. Arnold Johns/
L.D. Bradley Surveyors, Darrell
Johns/Merit Insulation, Ricky
Davis/R.H. Davis Oil Co., Mat-
thew Barfield/Food Lion and
Dale Hodges/Hodges Lawn
Thanks again.

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M Youth Show. The list was sub-
mitted by Robert and Chuck
Brannan, Livestock Chairmen.

winners -
Best of Breed New Zealand -
Hannah Wilkerson, Baker Co.
Best Opposite New Zealand Brandi
McCalvin, Baker Co.
Best of Breed Trianta Richard
Fisher, Baker Co.
Best of Breed Florida White -
Victoria Hygema, Nassau Co.
Best of Breed Holland Lop Richard
Fisher, Baker Co.
Best Opposite Holland Lop -
Hannah Wilkerson, Baker Co.
SBest of Breed Mini Rex Derek
Rigdon, Baker Co.
Best Opposite Mini Rex Matthew
Simmons, Nassau Co.
Best of Breed Mini Lop Brianna
Burnsed, Nassau, Co.
Best Opposite Mini Lop Brianna
Burnsed, Nassau, Co.
Best of Breed Netherland Dwarf -
Kelly Hygema, Nassau, Co.
Best Opposite Netherland Dwarf
Victoria Hygema, Nassau Co.
Best of Breed Dutch Brice
Bumsed, Nassau Co.
2nd Runner-up Brice Burnsed,
Nassau Co.
1st Runner-up Richard Fisher,
Baker, Co.
Best In Show Derek Rigdon, Baker

POULTRY SHOW, All 4-H win-
ners -
Best Male Production Hannah
Wilkerson, Baker Co.
Best Female Production Clayton
Lyons, Baker Co.
Best Male Exhibition Bantam -
Matthew Simmons, Nassau Co.
Best Female Exhibition Bantam -
SJoshua Brooks, Nassau Co.
Best Male Exhibition Standard -
Joshua Brooks, Nassau Co.
abe Best Female Exhibition Standard
rk- Matthew Simmons, Nassau Co.
Best Male Waterfowl Darby
atic Brooks, Nassau Co.
ara Best Female Waterfowl Matthew.
ung Simmons, Nassau Co.
ake Best In Show Matthew Simmons,
Nassa- Co.

1st Place Junior Hannah

Dracula (Josh Willoughby) prepares to bite the unsuspecting Mina
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will present Dracula this Thurs-
day and run Oct. 18-21 and Oct.
25-28. Dracula is the classic
horror tale of the Transylvanian
vampire who comes to England
to terrorize London. He is dis-
covered by an intrepid group of
scientists who seek to find a way
to stamp out this evil by way of a
crucifix and wooden stake.
The play is set both in Tran-
sylvania and an English country
home. The elaborate set and cos-
tumes help to set the mood for
this Victorian melodrama. Drac-
ula is a great way to get into the
spirit of Halloween.
BCHS Drama Hall of Fame
member Josh Willoughby re-
turns to the BCHS stage as the
Transylvanian Count. Garrett
Lucas is Professor Van Helsing,
who has been seeking him for
years. Spencer Norman-Gerard
is Dr. Seward, whose sanatorium

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October 22-26
Offered everyday:
Cold lunch plate, chef salad or
pasta salad w/wheat roll or
crackers and dessert
(when offered)
1% lowfat white milk
1/2% lowfat flavored milk
Orange juice

Mon., October22
Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, peach
slices & milk.
Lunch: Cheeseburger on bun or
hot dog on bun, baked french fries,
lettuce & tomato slices, creamy cole
slaw, fruit crisp.
Tues., October 23
Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on
a stick, fruit juice & milk.
Lunch: Tasty meatloaf w/home-
made wheat roll or cold ham &
cheese sandwich on whole grain
bun, whipped potatoes w/gravy,
steamed yellow squash, fresh fruit
Wed., October24
Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, peach
slices & milk.
Lunch: Slice of pepperoni pizza
or chunky chicken noodle soup
w/homemade wheat roll, seasoned
mixed vegetables, tossed salad,
chilled fruit choice.
Thurs., October25
Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit
juice & milk.
Lunch: Mexican burrito w/salsa or
grilled ham & cheese on whole grain
bread, green beans w/new potatoes,
creamy cole slaw, chilled fresh fruit.
Fri., October 26
Breakfast: Cereal w/slice of multi
grain toast, fruit juice & milk.
Lunch: Taco salad or chicken nug-
gets, gold corn, lettuce & tomato
.blend, chilled fruit choice, home-
made wheat roll, manager's choice
of homemade cookie.

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is the adventurer Jonathan Ha
er and TJ Washburn is the luna
Renfield. Alex Gotay and C
Overstreet are the two you
women Dracula seeks to mz
his brides.
Other lead roles include Sa
Nichols as the maid, Trey Orb
as Butterworth, Kailee Raul
son, Ashleigh Thick and Jai
Buford as the three vampi
Stephanie Shelley as the won
and Dillon Yonn, Nichole I
vaton, Richard Moore, Jess
DD\ nfporlt. Ray Hester, Gil R
an and Liz Russell as the tow
Weeknight and Satur
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matinees start at 2:00 pm. Tick
are $5 for all shows except C
28. The Sunday, Oct. 28 matii
is a dinner theatre and is reser
tion only. Dinner theatre tick
are $15 and seats can be reser
by calling 259-6286. Limi
seating is available for din
theatre, so reserve early.
Dracula is rated PG and
scenes of violence not reco
mended for children under
age of 10.

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 18, 2007 Page 15

Youth livestock fair winners




School Calendar
Week of October 22-26

* Monday, October 22
BCHS: Volleyball district tournament
(H); girls basketball tryouts @ First
Baptist Glen. MES: Journalism club
3:15-4:30 pm. WES: Red ribbon/
Just Say No! Week. PK/K: Parent
advisory council mtg. 6;00 pm.
* Tuesday, October 23
BCHS: Volleyball district tournament
(H); girls basketball tryouts, First
Baptist, Glen. WES: Panther Pals.
Red ribbon/Just Say No! week. PK/
K: Bits & Pieces big puppet show @

* Wednesday, October 24
BCHS: Girls basketball tryouts @
First Baptist Glen. WES: Merry
Melodies mtg. 7:50 am; Red ribbon/
Just Say No! week; Bits & Pieces
giant puppets show. PK/K: Pumpkin
* Thursday, October 25
BCHS: Volleyball district tournament
(H); Fall band concert. MES: Giant
puppet show; parent night (2nd
grade), Cafeteria 6:30 pm. WES:
Good Morning Show mtg. 8:00 am;
Red ribbon/Just Say No! week. PK/
K: Pumpkin patch.
* Friday, October 26
District-wide: Report cards. BCHS:
Football @ Suwannee (H) 7:30 pm.
Dracula, Aud. 7:30 pm. WES: Share
bears drama club mtg. 8:00 am. Red
ribbon/Just Say No! week.
* Saturday, October 27
BCHS: Cross country @ Middleburg;
Dracula, Aud. 7:30 pm. PK/K: Fall
festival, BCMS track 4:00-7:00 pm.
* Sunday, October 28
BCHS: Dracula, Aud. 2:00 pm.

Ch it out.

Wilkerson, Baker, Co.
2nd Place Junior Derek Rigdon,
Baker Co.
3rd Place Junior Kelly Hygema,
Nassau Co.
1st Place Intermediate Darby
Brooks, Nassau Co.
2nd Place Intermediate Clayton
Lyons, Baker Co.
3rd Place Intermediate Joshua
Brooks, Nassau Co.
1st Place Senior Matthew
Simmons, Nassau Co.
2nd Place Senior Victoria
Hygema, Nassau Co.
1st Place Senior Showmanship -
Matthew Simmons, Nassau Co.
2nd Place Senior Showmanship -
Victoria Hygema, Nassau Co.
3rd Place Senior Showmanship -
Grace Crater, Nassau Co.
1st Place Senior Fitting &
Grooming Matthew Simmons,
Nassau Co.
2nd Place Senior Fitting &
Grooming Victoria Hygema, Nassau
3rd Place Senior Fitting&
Grooming Grace Crater, Nassau Co.
Grand Champion Suffolk Ram -
Matthew Simmons, Nassau Co.
Grand Champion Suffolk Ewe -
Matthew Simmons, Nassau Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Suffolk
Ewe Matthew Simmons, Nassau Co.
1st Place Junior Showmanship -
Clayton Lyons, Baker Co.
2nd Place Junior Showmanship -
Brad Rigdon, Baker Co.
3rd Place Junior Showmanship -
Derek Rigdon, Baker Co
1st Place Junior Fitting & Grooming
- Clayton Lyons, Baker Co.
2nd Place Junior Fitting &
Grooming Brad Rigdon, Baker Co.
3rd Place Junior Fitting & Grooming
- Eligah Lee, Baker Co.
1st Place Senior Showmanship -
Katelyn Lankford, Baker Co.
2nd Place Senior Showmanship -
Joshua Rivers, Baker Co.
3rd Place Senior Showmanship -
Lucious Jackson, Baker Co.
1st Place Senior Fitting & Grooming
- Katelyn Lankford, Baker Co.
2nd Place Senior Fitting &
Grooming Haley Thomas, Baker Co.
3rd Place Senior Fitting &
Grooming Charlie Bumett, Baker Co.
Grand Champion Angus Bull -
Katelyn Lankford, Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Angus

Bull Grace Parker, Nassau Co.
Grand Champion Angus Female -
Katelyn Lankford, Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Angus
Female Grace Parker, Nassau Co.
Grand Champion Brangus Bull -
Hunter Whitty, Nassau Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Brangus
Bull Joshua Rivers, Baker Co.
Grand Champion Brangus Female
- Joshua Rivers, Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Brangus
Female Brad Rigdon, Baker Co.

Grand Champion Cross Bred Heifer
- Charlie Burnett, Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Cross
Bred Heifer Joe Nathan Banks, Baker

Grand Champion Steer Joshua
Rivers, Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Steer -
Chase Brannan, Baker Co.

1st Joshua Rivers, Baker Co.
2nd Derek Rigdon, Baker Co.
3rd Blake Fish, Baker Co.

1st Chase Brannan, Baker Co.
2nd Derek Rigdon, Baker Co.

1st Ciegie Parkins; Baker Co.
2nd Joshua Rivers, Baker Co.

1st Place Junior Showmanship -
Brad Rigdon, Baker Co.
2nd:Place Junior Showmanship -
Sarah Gibson, Baker Co.
3rd Place Junior Showmanship -
Sarah Harrell, Baker Co.
1st Place Senior Showmanship -
Austin Gibson, Baker Co.
2nd Place Senior Showmanship -
Jonathan Wignall, Baker Co.
3rd Place Senior Showmanship -
Charlie Bumett, Baker Co.
Grand Champion Market Swine -
Hannah Masterson,Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Market
Swine Sarah Harrell, Baker Co.


1st Place Brianna Yarbrough, Baker

1st Chase Brannan, Baker Co.
2nd Cheyanne Whitton, Baker Co.

1st Rebecca Robinson, Baker Co.
2nd Ashlynn Griffis, Baker Co.
2nd Place Senior Showmanship -
Jonathan Wignall, Baker Co.
3rd Place Senior Showmanship -
Charlie Burnett, Baker Co.
Grand Champion Market Swine -
Hannah Masterson, Baker Co.
Reserve Grand Champion Market
Swine Sarah Harrell, Baker Co.

1st Place Junior Showmanship -
Austin Davis, Flagler Co.
2nd Place Junior Showmanship -
Haley Hughes, Flagler Co.
1st Place Junior Fitting & Grooming
- Austin Davis, Flagler Co.
2nd Place Junior Fitting &
Grooming Haley Hughes, Flagler Co.
1st Place Senior Showmanship -
Megan Wilkes, Flagler Co.
2nd Place Senior Showmanship -
Brianna Bach, Flagler Co.'
1st Place Senior Fitting & Grooming
- Megan Wilkes, Flagler Co.
2nd Place Senior Fitting &
Grooming Brianna Bach, Flagier Co.
Grand Champion Boer Doe Austin
Davis, Flagler Co.
Reserve Champion Boer Doe -
Austin Davis, Flagler Co.
Grand Champion Wether Austin
Davis, Flagler Co.
Reserve Champion Wether Brianna
Bach, Flagier Co.

1st Town & Country 4-H, Nassau
2nd Baker County Senior FFA,
Baker Co.

1st Callahan Country Kids 4-H,
Nassau Co..
2nd Bryceville Busy B's 4-H,
Nassau Co.

1st Bobby Gage, Baker Co.
2nd Cheyanne Whitton, Baker Co.

LateAugust, September land transactions

The following land transac-
tions were recorded in the Baker
County courthouse August 16
- September 30. Values are de-
rived from documentary stamps.
Many. descriptions are by S(ec-
tion) T(ownship) R(ange). If
acreage or price are not listed,
none were indicated in the docu-

Harris, Truby Lee to Harris,
Truby Lee Jr in 29-2S-22E, $10
Raulerson, Lyma to Stewart,
Nolan in 36-2S-22E, $0
Wright, Charles W to Wright,
Charles T in S21-1S-21E, $1
Rowland, Anita P to Phillips,
Shelia in 33-1S-21,$1
Plum Creek Timberlands LP to
Hunter, Richard M Sr in 18-4S-20E,
Raulerson, James Paul to
Raulerson, Eric in 24-2S-21E, $0
Florida Land Company LLC to
City Of Macclenny in GREYSTONE
FM Florida Land Company
LLC to Greystone Homeowners
Association Of Baker County Inc in
Macglen Builders Inc to Harrison,
LOT 2, $219,000
Spodek, J Leonard to Mcinarnay,
Marcus James in TOWN OF
SANDERSON LOTS 10,11,12, 13
2,3,14 BK 6, $55,000
Stafford, Steve to Blanchard,
James E in 29-3S-19E, $10
Knabb, George W Jr to Gray,
7, $59,000
Morris,Arthur D to Watson, John
A in 35-2S-21E, $10
Dowling, Tabitha Yvonne to
Dowling, Tabitha Yvonne in 6-4S-
21E, $10
Elder, Tina D to Simmons, Willie
in 36-3S-20E, $10
Williams, William I to Trwjx R
LLC in 26-2S-20E, $0

Building class

The Baker County High
School Construction Technol-
ogy students build pump hous-
es, tool sheds, storage buildings,
picnic tables, dog houses, etc. at
very reasonable prices.
Please contact Mr. Clardy at
259-6286 ext. 10322.

Williams, William I to Trwjx Rr
LOT 5,6,7,8,10,11,12,13,2,3, BK 6, $0
Williams, William I to Trwjx G
LLC in 26-2S-20E, $0
Williams, William I to Wmg
Holdings LLC in TOWN OF
Karnes, Russell Lee to Tharpe,
Curtis K Iv in 7-3S-22E, $65,000
Roberts, Timothy L to Whitney,
BK 1, $130,000
Shedd, Michael F to Padgett,
LOT 2, $249,000
Germain, Phillip J to Germain,
Mary C in 7-1S-21E, $0
Christian, Lillie May to Conner,
Grace D in 32-2S-22E, $13,500
Jenkins, Jacob R to Barber,
Bambi in 13-2S-20E, $176,695
Tolleson, David S to Tolleson,
Nancy L in 36-2S-20E, $10
Rhoden, Randall Sherman to
Rhoden, David L in 7-3S-22E, $0
Rhoden, Randall Sherman to
Rhoden, Randall S in 7-3S-22E, $0
Prescott, Wanda Sue to Griffis,
Jeremy W in 20-2S-22E, $135,500
Carpenter, Edward L to
Carpenter, David L in 32-2S-22, $10
Carpenter, Peggy to Carpenter,
Edward L in 32-2S-22, $10
Gray, Melina R to Gray, Adam T
in 18-4S-20E, $10
Rowe, Dana G to Langford, Dana

Rowe in 13-2S-21E, $10
Bass, Regina O to Thomas,
SUB LOT 17, $160,000
Baker Development Group Inc to
Johns, William D in 17-3S-21, $10
Whitney, Joshua to Cypress Bay
Investment Group Inc in 36-2S-21E,
Cumpston, Robert G to
Cumpston, Keith R in 7-3S-22E, $10
Barton, William J to Home Again
Investments LLC in THE PINES
LOT 8, $19,113
Barton, Keith Floyd to Barton,
Keith Floyd in MACCLENNY II
UNIT I LOT 30 BK C, $10
Steves, Gene Russell to Taylor,
Mark in 35-2S-21E, $0
Mathews, Johnnie D to Raguthu,
11 BK C, $268,000
Mccaul, Wanda S to Nerbonne,
45,46 BK 1,$10

Montoya, Alexandro B to Prosch,
David L in 36-2S-21E, $114,900
Dugger, Ronald Gary Sr to Dugger,
Ronald Gary Sr in 11-4S-20E, $0
Rhoden, Violet to Rhoden
Investments Of Baker County Ltd in
Rhoden, Violet to Rhoden
Investments Of Baker County Ltd in
Rhoden, Paul E to Rhoden
Investments Of Baker County Ltd in
Fox, David A to Brock, Michael A
in 7-3S-22E, $115,000
Lyons, J W Jr to McDuffie,
Rebecca Monds in 26-2S-21E, $10
Knabb, George W Jr to Heppner,
Matthew C in DAVIS PARK LOT 2,
Cross, Allen C to Dedmon, R John
LOT 5 BK,56,$10


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