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
Publication Date: 09-15-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Macclenny (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Baker County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Baker -- Macclenny
Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 12, 1929.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 39 (Jan. 2, 1931).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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82nd Year, Vol. 21Winner of 7 state awards for journalism excellence in 2010 75 SEPTEMBER 15, 2011T B C P THURSDAY rrfntbrfbfrfrr Wildcats hold o state champs for close win at home See page 16Land ll inks pact for gas to energy project 10 years in the makingSee page 5 PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONTow truck pulls Rescue 33 to Miracle Automotive on US 90 last week. Grease monkeys for God, FBC Glens long-time ministry See page 8 ONLINE POLL RESULTS 18.4% Yes 81.6% No A number of local churches and other groups recognized the 10year anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks last week. Pictured clockwise from the top: the wreath and memorial arranged at the re station in downtown Macclenny on the anniversary, JROTC cadets from the high school and Paul Vickers of Macclenny holding the American ag during a community prayer organized at the courthouse steps Sunday at 7 am by Robert Demers of Raiford Road Church. They were joined by 20 other participants (bottom), most saying a short prayer of remembrance in turn.PHOTOS BY STIG RITCHIE AND JIM MCGAULEY. JROTC PHOTO COURTESY OF MASTER SERGEANT LIZ LAWWALLACE, JROTC FACULTY SPONSOR.CIRCUIT COURT JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.com Its been a year since a group though the groups action plan Health statistics show that County Infant Mortality Task There were four infant organizations containing the See page 2JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.com in prison for his role in two ny when the vehicle they were for which he was later flown to rf t t See page 4 See page 2t r See page 4


Page 2 T B C P ursday, September 15, 2011backs and in a crib. Education is key, said Ms. Crawford. Public awareness of preventable causes can poten tially impact the numbers sig nificantly ... Family members and caregivers having the knowl edge to implement something as simple as putting a baby on their back to sleep can make a huge difference. The tent cards, provided by the task force and the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition of Jacksonville, were also dis September 12 at the monthly meeting of Healthy Baker, Inc., the local nonprofit striving to improve the quality of life and health of local residents. The task force operates as a subcommittee of Healthy Baker. The tent cards are apart of the task forces 2011-12 action plan, which was released that day to coincide with National Infant Mortality Month in September. percent of all infant deaths were found to be sleep-related, includ ing two of the four deaths last year, states the action plan. To reduce those incidences, the plan also calls for the health department to distribute safe sleep information in OB (obstet rics) bags given to new mothers receiving services there, with the materials being supplied by Healthy Start. The agencies are also partner ing to began a training program for new or soon-to-be new fa thers, which teaches safe sleep ing techniques as well as other parenting skills. The action plan targets six areas in all, including breast feeding, with various activities associated with each area, like addressing the breast feeding policies of the countys major employers. But much of the ongoing ef forts involve applying downward pressure on the countys high teen pregnancy rate, and particu larly repeat teen pregnancies. To that end, the task force in tends to review a faith-based cur riculum known as Our Whole Lives with local churches, con sider options for comprehensive sex education, including infor mation about contraception, to teen parents and implement a curriculum aimed at parents and improving their communication with teens about sex and pregnancy. The health department is also continuing an abstinence-based sex education curriculum for sev enth and eight graders this year. An abstinence-based high school sex ed curriculum has also been funded here through 2016 as part of a University of South Florida study [Editors note: See next weeks edition for further infor mation about the study]. Teen pregnancy will prove the most challenging topic to tackle, Ms. Crawford said. The varying opinions on sex education curriculum in our schools, religious views and moral beliefs all play a big part. Our goal is to decrease the teen pregnancy rate, cy. The question is how do we do this effectively. Lunch and learns with lo cal pediatricians are planned in 2012 to increase the number of moms who attend their six-week postpartum visit and funding will be sought for grief counseling to families who have experienced an infant or fetal death. The full action plan is avail able at nefhealthystart.org under the saving babies section. 18 MONTHS $499.99$599.99FLPMTAPR$32.0021.60%$38.0021.64% 24 MONTHS $999.99FLPMTAPR$50.0021.56%ONLY$3800PER MONTH ONLY$3800PER MONTH ONLY$5000PER MONTH 15 MONTHS $399.99FLPMTAPR$30.0021.58%Baker Square Shopping Center Dr. Garlon Webb Free list of properties similar to your property that have recently sold in this area!Call or text Garlon at904-408-9146for professional assistance with selling your property, purchasing property or managing rental property. REAL ESTATE G arlon W ebbwith PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONSafe sleep tent cards being distributed to businesses and other organizations.Mr. Prevatt pulled the gun on them. Deputy Driggers said the pis tol was retrieved from the ground nearby, and he soon learned Mr. Prevatt is banned from having it because of his felon status. The guns serial number had been filed off. The complaint also alleges ag gravated assault with a deadly weapon and altering a firearm. In another incident in west Macclenny, Joshua Going, 27, of Glen St. Mary said he was walk ing on South 7th St. between 9-10 pm on September 8 when he was attacked by four or five black males who beat him and took his wallet. Mr. Going did not report the incident until two days later, ac cording to the report by Deputy Koty Crews, and said the attack left him with bruises about the face and knees. sonville was arrested for disor derly conduct after an altercation with her aunt, Frances Boyd, 70, at the latters residence on Clin ton Ave. in Glen. Deputy Tony Norman was called to the address about 1 pm on September 11 and said Ms. Shreve, who appeared to be in toxicated, became unruly and uncooperative when questioned. Her aunt said Ms. Shreve pushed her off the porch and cre ated a disturbance inside the res idence by throwing furniture and other property. ville was named in a complaint for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and a smoking pipe, both found in a backpack inside a vehicle he was riding in when it was stopped for speeding on In terstate 10 near Sanderson. Deputy Robert Simpkins said and found the items during a consent search. He issued Ms. Kaiser a ticket for speeding. ed Crystal Rowland, 28, of Glen of September 7 for driving on a license with five prior suspen sions. The officer said he stopped her her and being aware of the previ ous violations. was already in county jail the af ternoon of September 11 when he was served with warrants from Duval County for forgery and Clay County for grand theft auto and a worthless check felony. From page 2 From page 1 Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence. Letters must reect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspapers judgement does not meet standards of publication. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage3SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 Publisher James C. McGauley editor@bakercountypress.comMANAGING EDITOR Joel Addington reporter@bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING/PRODUCTION Jessica Prevatt advertising@bakercountypress.com FEATURES Kelley Lannigan features@bakercountypress.com FEATURES/COMMENT/SPORTS Robert Gerard BUSINESS MANAGER Karin Thomas kthomas@bakercountypress.com CLASSIFIEDS & TYPESETTING Stacy Hott classieds@bakercountypress.com This newspaper is printed on recycled paper. T B C Pusps 040-280Post Oce Box 598 Macclenny, FL 32063 (904) 259-2400 The Baker County Press is published each Thursday by Baker County Press, Inc. Periodicals postage paid under permit issued December 30, 1929 at the post oce in Macclenny, Florida.SUBSCRIPTION RATES $25.00 a year inside Baker County; $35.00 a year outside Baker County; deduct, $1.00 for persons 65 years of age or older, military personnel on active duty outside Baker County, and college students living out side Baker County. POSTMASTER: send address changes to The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL. 32063. With the Sesquicentennial coming up on September 24, Ive got a really fun story about the our county seats namesake, Capt. C.B. McClenny. The story was again collected by Gene Bar ber. Gene couldnt attest to its complete verac ity, but its one that the captain told over and over, so he at least claimed it was true. I read this story and immediately snatched it up for my drama production of the history of the county, Baker County, Fla. 1861-1961. It just has so much dramatic flair about it. It seems that during the Civil War, Capt. McClenny managed to get himself captured by the Yankees. Nobody knows for sure whether C.B. McClenny actually was a captain, but that is what he called himself and had every one else call him so Im inclined to think it probably wasnt a Col. Sanders situation. Capt. McClenny was quite a character. After they latched onto him, the Yankees promptly sent him north to Ft. Delaware, a notori ous Union prison camp. It wasnt nearly as bad as the Confederate camp at Andersonville, Georgia, but it was no picnic. Some 13,000 CSA troops were housed there on Pea Patch Island in the Delaware River. Many of them died. General Albin F. Schoepf was commandant of the prison, a sharp talking, red faced, sadistic type. The pris oners were fond of calling him General Ter ror. He lived up to his name. He patrolled the grounds with his bulldog Brutus and threw prisoners into the hole for the least offense. The hole was a well hole the size of a grave over which they would fasten a piece of tin. It got brutal ly hot in the hole and Capt. Mc Clenny seems very familiar with it. He was also very familiar with Brutus. The pit bull was vicious and took to wandering the camp at night and attacking prisoners if he took a shine to it. The gen eral doted on the dog and the prisoners hated Brutus nearly as much as the general. Prisoners lived cramped to gether with 13,000 in a space meant for 4,000. Disease was rampant, with smallpox, mea sles, dysentery and scurvy a con stant worry. At most times there were over 1,000 prisoners sick from one scourge or another. Food was scarce and what they got was poor quality. The biscuits were filled with worms and what little meat was scrawny or going green. The prisoners took to orga nizing a Rat Detail. The quickest among them chased the rats that were plentiful on the island and cooked them up to supplement their diet. It wasnt long before the rats became very scarce. Things could get particularly bad, and McClenny had numer ous run ins with the warden, who made frequent tours of the camp, berating the prisoners for being Secessionists and threatening them with Brutus. McClenny, a bit of a character who had a difficult time holding his tongue, was forever getting in trouble. After a particularly bad spell of punishment he de cided he wanted a little revenge on General Terror. He came up with a plan that was to make him something of a legend among the prisoners. McClenny convinced Charlie Burns, one of the Rat Detail, to loan him a fat rat he had caught over by where they buried the dead prisoners. Burns reluctantly agreed, but was worried that the captain would lose his rat. Late that night, McClenny, Burns and another prisoner named Frank Belton lay in wait. When Brutus made his nightly rounds, McClenny called him by name and held up the fat rat. I can picture it looking some thing like the scene in Pirates of the Caribbean when the prison ers are trying to get the keys from the dogs mouth. Brutus spotted the rat dan gling from McClennys fingers and came over. Belton jumped him and held his mouth shut while Burns hit him with a big rock. That night, McClenny and his friends had a tasty fricassee of pine needles, acorns and stewed Brutus. Tastes like chicken. Gen. Schoepf searched the camp high and low for his pet but never found a single trace of him. McClenny had his revenge.LETTER TO THE EDITOR ROBERT GERARD In the lead up to the 10-year anniver sary of the terrorist attack of 9-11, we the asked our followers on Facebook Septem ber 6, Do you feel the events of September 11, 2001 receive the attention they deserve, not enough, or too much? Heres what they had to say ...Louise Curtiss Smith: With the exclusion of any clergy, its going to be nothing more than a photo opportunity for Bloomberg! Shameful! Without God, we wouldnt be here today! Alyssa Nicole Fernandez: I think the media goes over board sometimes. I feel so sad for those who lost family and loved ones. My dad was on a ight to Tennessee that day, and I was scared out of my mind. I cant imagine that loss. But I think we should celebrate how far weve come from that day. Janet Rigney: This is a very sad day for everyone in America, more should be done on this day in history. They all said when it happened, never forget. In my view most did. I know I never will. As a New Yorker they took a part of me with the attack. God bless all those who lost and gave there lives on this day and our NYPD and NYFD and our service men and women for what they did afterwards. Jay Cannaday: Not enough of the truth and too much peripheral and ancillary stu gets reported. Mike De Baecke: I agree with Jay. Although its a very sad event and we should never ever forget that day and those that lost their lives and the loved ones left behind, I feel there is not enough of the truth of what really happended. Buddy Dugger: I personally feel a lot of people do not remember. We should know what led up to this attack on our people and nation. Did passive attitudes lead up to this from a lack of will to protect our nation and more the concerns of not oending other nations from acting before the attacks happened? Today, could we be looking at a repeat in history as with the attacks on Pearl Harbor from these same passive atti tudes before WWII, with the buildup of Chinas Navy, and the buildup of China, Russia and North Korea jointly building their armed forces? Jay Cannaday: They need to show the clips of the planes hitting the towers daily and remind Americans who hijacked those planes. Christopher Apromollo: I think that what is done is ade quate in memory, respect and honor to those who willingly and unwill ingly gave their lives on September 11. We as a country should never for get the events that occurred that day as I believe it brings us a lot closer and reminds us all that we are in fact the greatest country in the world.Then, after we posted a photo from ABC News of a waterfall at the Ground Zero memorial that formed the shape of a cross, we posted, There has been so much con troversy over Christian symbolism, particu larly the cross being present at the site the 9/11 memorial. Heres a photo during this mornings television coverage of the ser vice. Look what appeared on the surface of the water in one of the waterfalls that now mark where the Twin Towers used to stand a cross. Now, thats interesting. It sparked the following comments:Kimberly Atwood: God is much bigger than anything we can imagine. This is proof that God is there and we are the better for it! Katherine Tidwell: It just goes to show that God is there,even when some dont want him to be! PJ Lefebvre III: I guess people will see what they want to believe. Ashley Marie Nicholson: A cross should be there. And all the atheists out there spend money I bet, and that says in God we trust. I bet they dont raise hell about mon ey. Aaron Scott: If you dont like Christianity in the public arena, try this new thing they call tolerance. Its a two-way street, and I, for one, am tired of doing all the yielding. Barbara Blackshear Awesome. Lorie Williams: Very interesting, but not surpris ing! God will make Himself known!Join The Press at Facebook.com. We post questions and updates about whats happening locally everyday, and ask for feed back from readers. We also post breaking news updates and links to stories, photos and other content at www.baker countypress.com. Log on, search for Baker County Press and Like us to join the conver sation and stay informed. rrrf Jim McGauley An article in last weeks Press incorrectly stated that Deputy Jeremiah Combs was suspend ed pending an investigation of a September 6 accident with a pa trol car on the way to a burglary call. Deputy Combs resumed shift work after the accident, pending the investigation.Dear Editor:In the times we live in today too often unnoticed are those who steadily work for inspiration, mentoring, righteousness and goodwill to the community. Bob Gerard still inspires today as he did years ago for the students of our county by way of a column in our local paper, a man of his family and community that he often writes of. Why he has tery. Another example is our long time (county) Judge Joseph Wil liams. He makes the extra effort and stands by his word and deci sions. And with community growth generally comes an increase of crime as well. The safety of our county in comparison to our neighboring ones is a testament to our sheriff and his deputies, as well as the efforts made by per sons like assistant state attorney Josh Kuhlmann. Recently, we had the Nation al Night Out event. Perhaps we should have a County Day Out tives can be acknowledged and thanked for their efforts over the years. We can claim pride in Baker County. David Yale Macclennyr rfnSeveral people, two of them involved as organizers, com mented the past week that no one seems to know about the upcom ing Sesquicentennial Celebration on September 24. Maybe thats because so few of us attempt to pronounce the word (Cess-kwa-centennial) and thus have pushed the one-day event back in the nether regions of our consciousness. No, its not a celebration of some primitive era when the di nosaurs roamed. It means Baker County is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding in April, 1861, a month when there wasnt much going on except, oh, for the shelling of Fort Sum ter and the start of the Civil War. Talk about being overshad owed by events. Its on par with choosing December 7, 1941 (or 9/11 for that matter) as your wed ding day. Why arent people talking about the Sesquicentennial? I submit because its still two weeks off, and since its a oneday event people just arent pay ing any attention yet. Thats what happens when one competes in a world with a million diversions. Its not like were all living on Cracker farms and cant wait to hitch up the buckboard and ride on into town for the event of the year. For those who arent from here, a phrase that used to car ry with it a stigma, maybe they arent motivated to get excit ed about the Sesquicentennial because their folks are from points distant. That shouldnt matter; the county still has a history every place does and history in any form should be of interest to citi zens of any locale. You dont have to become a walking encyclope dia of Baker Countys history, but you should be at least mildly cu rious. Plus, its a celebration, with closed off streets, speeches, a street dance, a days agenda of live entertainment. For those who complain theres nothing to do here on weekends, no rea son to come downtown anytime, heres a reason. A small but dedicated group of people, some with deep roots here, some not so deep, has worked hard to put together the celebration that was wisely can celled from earlier this year. Their efforts will pay off. People will show up, and itll be worth their while and yours.tffb rf bakercountypress.com


Page 4 T B C P ursday, September 15, 2011 A new way of NO HASSLE vehicle shopping Local | Convenient | Huge Selection | Wholesale PricingNEW & USED VEHICLESContact Jared Satterwhite 904-327-4095www.AndyCothernAutoSales.com | jared.satterwhite@yahoo.com www.countryfcu.com COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Is your bank changing names again?rfntbn Switch to Country Federal Credit Union.Receive FREE checking, FREE Visa debit card, FREE checks, FREE I-Pay & Home Banking, FREE E-Statements and worry free checking.Contact a Member Service Representative for the details. lance responded to 9-1-1 calls to the dismay and confusion of residents, who soon began calling County Manager C.J. Thompson for an explanation. Mr. Thompson said he was disappointed the callers couldnt see past the red ambulance with the Jacksonville Fire Rescue emblem and recognize it was still local paramedics and EMTs in uniforms with the Baker County seal helping them. Rescue 36, the primary ambulance stationed in Macclenny, its back-up unit, Rescue 32, and Rescue 33, the transport unit that shuttles patients from medical facilities here to those in Jacksonville, all broke down at the same time. EMS director David Richardson said Rescue 36 busted a hose and Rescue 32 suffered from a malfunctioning air bag, both of which were repaired and back in service the following day. Rescue 33, the transport unit with more than 200,000 miles on it, broke a crankshaft, making the engine worthless, he said. The director made inquiries to the units manufacturer, Chevrolet, about trading in the trucks box, the rear section that carries patients, but had not received a response as of September 12. It could be stripped for replacement parts, said Mr. Richardson. We should get something out of it, but I cant put a dollar amount on it yet. The figure he did have was the countys bill for repairs and some $30,000 this year. Mr. Richardson said most of the work is completed by Miracle Automotive and Truck Service Center of Macclenny, but Gear & Wheel Mobile Repair on N. SR 121 and other mechanics in Jacksonville do the more specialized repairs on occasion. Yeah, [Miracle] runs into some problems from time to time, but not so much that we dont want to use them, he said, adding that the shop often does minor service or diagnostic work like battery checks at no charge. They do several little things like that ... Its just a good relationship. They work nights and weekends to get the units back to us. You dont get that in town. The director also rejected any notion that the county is not properly maintaining its rescue units. Weve never, ever neglected our vehicles, said Mr. Richardson. We try to save as much money for the county as we can, but not at the detriment of the public. The maximum life of a rescue unit is generally about 200,000 miles, he said. The two new units scheduled for delivery in November are manufactured by Dodge. The purchase will cost the county $282,518, or $141,259 each. From page 1 nience store. They apparently attempted to enter other houses in the neighborhood but were thwarted when they discovered the addresses were occupied. In a second sentencing that followed a no contest plea, Kyle Williamson of Glen St. Mary drew a two-year probation with night curfew for trafficking in stolen property and grand theft. The defendant, 28, and two codefendants were arrested for stealing property valued at $2360 from an unoccupied residence off CR 120 in the north county in May and June of this year. Some of the items were recovered from Scrappy Pappys salvage yard near Macclenny where the defendants had sold them. Judge Rosier also ordered Mr. Williamson to do 100 hours of community service and enroll as a full time student or get a job as conditions of probation. From page 1 rJOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comWith no one from the public attending the Baker County ing on its 2011-12 budget and property tax rate, three commisto vote their approval. Commissioners Jimmy Anderson and Adam Giddens were not present for the hearing. Weve been through this four miliar with the intricacies of the budget, county manager C.J. Thompson told the board while presenting an overview of the $27.4-million spending plan for This is pretty much a highlevel overview, he said. It showed the proposed property tax, or millage, rate unrate of $7.1459 per $1000 of taxable property value. At the proposed rate, a home with a taxable value of $100,000 would pay $714.59 in county property taxes, excluding school district, Macclenny, hospital and water management district levies. Mr. Thompsons overview also noted the expected dip into reserves to balance the budget at $2.2 million, compared to $1.7 million this year. The total budget, however, is down some $4.6 million, or 14 percent. The overview also included a breakdown of department budgets and each departments percentage change from last year. Seventeen of the countys 24 departments reduced their anticipated spending by as little as .37 percent (Supervisor of Elections) to as much as 51.66 percent (grants). The latter cut as well as a 36.33 percent drop in the planning and zoning departments budget came as a result of two layoffs announced in early August. The majority are downward trends, said Mr. Thompson. Some increases in expected spending were explained in the documents footnotes, including about $35,000 in the solid waste department for a new roll-off truck, $477,868 in corrections from a change in the number of inmates presumed for budgeting purposes and $9000 for animal control from the county assuming service in the City of Macclenny. Mr. Thompson said the latter increase will be offset, however, by revenue from the city. proval of the budget and millage rate is scheduled for September 19 at 5:01 pm.BAKER COUNTY COMMISSIONrfffA luncheon is set for this Thursday, September 15 at noon to observe the name change of Comprehensive Community Services to The ARC of North Florida. The luncheon is co-sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the ARC organization. It will be held at the ARC headquarters at 678 W. Macclenny Ave. ARC serves handicapped adults in several northeast Florida counties and is based in Live Oak.fnrff at Moodys parking lot on September 16 beginning at 11 am to support the family of Marcie Taylor Pinkston. She is a wife and mother of three beautiful girls diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. She is unable to work due to the nature of her illness. An account has been set up to offset medical expenses at Vystar Credit Union. Donations can be made in her name. Press Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 PM


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Page 6 T B C P ursday, September 15, 2011 NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker County, Florida, on the 18th day of August, 2011, in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, was plaintiff, and DONALD FARMER, was defendant, being Case No. 2006-108-SC in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the party named in the Writ of Execution, Donald Farmer, in and to the following described personal property, to-wit: 2000 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck VIN#: 1FTYR10V8YTB23713 (NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the vehicle being sold may do so 45 minutes prior to the time of the sale. I shall offer this property for sale, at Higginbothams Towing & Recovery, 7611 W. Mount Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL, County of Baker, State of Florida, on September 27th, 2011 at the hour of 11: 00a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the defendant, Donald Farmers, right, title and interest in the aforesaid personal property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution. (NOTE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Baker County Sheriffs Office at (904 259-0245 prior to the date of the sale. JOEY B. DOBSON, Sheriff of Baker County, Florida By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S. 8/25-9/15 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2008-CA-000141 DIVISION: BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 200516, Plaintiff, vs. TAMMY FISH A/K/A TAMMY L. FISH et al, Defendant(s). _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-000141 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 200516 is the Plaintiff and TAMMY FISH A/K/A TAMMY L. FISH; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TAMMY FISH A/K/A TAMMY L. FISH; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 26th day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 31 A PARCEL OF LAND, LYING IN AND BEING A PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 6 AND RUN THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 6, A DISTANCE OF 1520.09 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED, CONTINUE THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SECTION 6, A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 275,56 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF 50 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 24 MINUTES EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 100,11 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 1 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 270.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 5852 WOODLAWN CEMETARY ROAD, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 1, 2011. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie Combs Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08058731 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 2 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 9/8-9/15 ALL-SAFE MINI STORAGE 190 SOUTH LOWDER STREET MACCLENNY, FL 32063 The following units containing household items such as furniture, appliances, etc., will be sold by public auction at 10:00 am September 28, 2011 to satisfy back rent. The following tenants can claim their property back if rent is paid before this date: Name Unit# Cheryl Ruise 12 April Groff 157 Cathy Mixon 159 Gage Griner 175 Eden Branch 184 9/15-9/22 REQUEST FOR BIDS SHOALS PARK TIMBER SITE PREP & PLANTING The Baker County Board of Commissioners is seeking proposals from certified firms to provide timber site preparation and planting services at St. Marys Shoals Park in Glen St. Mary, FL. The proposed site preparation and planting activities will performed in Sections 1& 2, Township 2 South, Range 21 East and Section 35, Township 1 South, Range 21 East. Total acreage for site preparation and planting is estimated to be 220 acres. Services to be performed on all 220 acres will include chopping, raking, and burning of piles. Approximately 88 acres will be planted with longleaf pine. Longleaf planting acreage will be harrowed. Approximately 132 acres will be planted with slash pine. Slash planting acreage will be bedded. All planting will be conducted by hand-planting with containerized seedlings at an industry standard of 726 trees per acre and 5 x 12 foot spacing. All site preparation and planting activities will be conducted in accordance with the State of Florida Division of Forestrys Silviculture Best Management Practices. Please contact the Baker County Grants Office at (904) 259-9825 or mauricep@bakercountyfl.org for a bid packet and information on visiting the project site. This is a sealed bid sale; no faxed, e-mailed or verbal bids shall be accepted. All bids shall be submitted by 1:30 pm on September 27, 2011 in a sealed envelope addressed to: Shoals Prep/ Planting Bid Baker County Board of County Commissioners 55 North 3rd Street Macclenny, FL 32063 9/15-9/22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 02-2011-CA-0051 VYSTAR CREDIT UNION Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH W. PETERS; ET AL, Defendant(s). _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated the 11th day of October, 2011, and entered in Case No. 02-2011-CA0051, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein VYSTAR CREDIT UNION is the Plaintiff; JOSEPH W. PETERS; CINDY N. PETERS; and JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS are Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063, at 11:00 a.m. in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes on the 11th day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 14, part of the North half of the SE of Section 2, Township 3 South, Range 20 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest Corner of said North half of the SE ; thence N 87 E, along the South line of said North half of the SE a distance of 302.07 feet to a point on the East line of a 60 foot wide road right-of-way; thence N 22 E, along the East line, 24.71 feet to a bend in said line; thence N 0356 E, still along said line 00 E, 77.83 feet; thence N 03 E, 21.15 feet; thence S 87 W, 275.83 feet to the aforementioned East Right-of-Way line; thence S 03 W, along said East line, 100.15 feet to the point of Beginning. TOGETHER WITH the Right of ingress and egress over and across the following 60 foot wide ingress and egress easement: A strip of land 60.00 feet wide laying 30.00 feet each side of the following described centerline: Commence at the SW corner of the North half of the SE of Section 2, Township 3 South, Range 20 East Baker County, Florida; thence N 87 E, along the South line of said North half of the SE a distance of 88.00 feet; thence S 04 W, 41.62 feet to a point on the North Right-of-Way line of a 60.00 foot wide public road known as Gaskins Circle South, said point being on a curve concave to the South, having a radius of 411.67 feet and a central angle of 21 and being subtended by a chord having a bearing of S 72 E, and a chord length of 150.52 feet; thence Southeasterly along the arc of said curve and North Right-of-Way line an arc distance of 151.38 feet to a iron pipe stamped LB 2392 and being the Point of Beginning of the herein described centerline; thence N 22 E, along said centerline, 140.27 feet to a bend in said line; thence N 03 E, still along said centerline, 386.40 feet to the point of termination of said centerline. The said lines of the above described easement are to be lengthened or shortened as necessary to create a continuous corridor 60.00 feet in width from the North Right-ofWay line of Gaskins Circle South (A public right-of-way) to the North line of the lot described herein. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodations in order to participate in the proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32069, and whose telephone number is (904) 259-0209 within two working days of the receipt of this notice. Dated this 8th day of September, 2011. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: JULIE COMBS Deputy Clerk Submitted by: VERNIS & BOWLING OF NORTH FLORIDA, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 4309 Salisbury Road Jacksonville, Florida 32216 Telephone: (904) 296-6751 Facsimile: (904) 296-8938 9/15-9/22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUITIN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.02-2009-CA-0124 HARVEY SCHONBRUN, Plaintiff, vs. RUTH WORTHINGTON and DAVID WORTHINGTON, wife and husband, Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure and an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: Lot 1 in Block 55 of the Town of Macclenny according to plat of said Town on file in Deed Book D, Page 800 of the Public Records of Baker County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the main entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on the 26th day of September, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of August, 2011. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE COURT s/ Jamie Crews Deputy Clerk 9/8-9/15 NOTICE TO BID Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Board of Commissioners and the City of Macclenny Commissioners will receive written, sealed bids for the following: Furnishing Propane Gas for the County and City of Macclenny All bids must be sealed and have Propane Gas Bid clearly marked on the outside of bid packet. All bids must be received by 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011. Bids may be mailed or delivered to the Baker County Administration Building, 55 N 3rd Street, Macclenny, Florida 32063. For more information regarding size and number of propane tanks needed please call Ann Yarborough at (904) 259-3613. The Baker County Board of Commissioners and the City of Macclenny Commissioners reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids. 9/15-9/22 CITY OF MACCLENNY The City of Macclenny will now be accepting bids for the demolition of several condemned structures. Please contact Joy Chapman at City Hall, 118 E Macclenny Avenue, for addresses and further information. Bids will be accepted until September 30, 2011. 9/15-9/22 A R & R, INC. 10525 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction 10:00 A.M. September 26, 2011 at A R & R, Inc. 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, Fl 32063 2000 Dodge Stratus VIN#1B3EJ46X4YN114582 9/15 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 02-2010-CA-264 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC 7406 Fullerton Street, Suite 201, Jacksonville, Florida 32256, Plaintiff, v. JOHN DEANE MILLS, and CHARLOTTE COMBS MILLS, IF LIVING, BUT IF DECEASED, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES OF CHARLOTTE COMBS MILLS, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: Part of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 30, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Section 30; thence North 86 deg. 46 min. 58 sec., East on the North line of said Section 30 a distance of 179.0 feet to the Easterly line of a graded county road; said point also being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 86 deg. 46 min. 58 sec., East on said North line 210.0 feet; thence South 00 deg. 06 min. 43 sec West 210.0 feet; thence run South 86 deg. 46 min, 58 sec. West 260.0 feet, more or less, to the Easterly line of the above referred to graded county road; thence run North 13 deg. 55 min 57 sec East along said Easterly line of said graded county road, 210.0 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, excepting therefrom that portion thereof, if any, lying within any public road right of way as established and maintained by Baker County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida. Together with that certain mobile home bearing identification numbers: 34620586hA/B at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the inside the front doors of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 11 day of October, 2011. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to le a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrators of ce not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. Clerk of the Circuit Court By:Julie Combs Deputy Clerk 9/15-9/22Legal Notices www.bakercountypress.com SUNCOAST RV NEW 2011 TRAVEL TRAILERS $10,995 OR $115/MONTHONLY WINNEBAGO & ITASCA DEALER IN TOWN 10360 BEACH BLVD904-642-1600 An Olustee woman faces several felony counts for kicking her way into the home of another woman the afternoon of September 7 and threatening to kill her with a knife. Demetria Dinkens, 28, allegedly first went to the residence of Miquelle Jones, 35, on Robinson Lane in Olustee where the two argued and engaged in a physical confrontation. Ms. Jones told Deputy Chris Walker that Ms. Dinkins returned a short time later, forced her way into the front door and brandished the knife, which she then used to slit four tires on Ms. Jones 1993 Buick parked outside. Deputy Walker interviewed the accused at her home on Derek Arline Rd. and she admitted the allegations, saying she returned to Ms. Jones address to do her damage. She was booked for aggravated assault, battery and in a subsequent criminal complaint, aggravated battery because Ms. Jones is pregnant and her assailant was aware of it. The victims two children, ages 3 and 6, were present during the incident. In another assault complaint, Allen Yonn, 31, of Macclenny is accused of threatening landlord Jeffrey Lucas, 50, of Glen St. Mary during a confrontation at a residence on Grant St. the afternoon of September 7. Mr. Lucas told Deputy Brad Dougherty he went to the property about 5:25 to collect past due rent, and Mr. Yonn screamed and cursed at him before leveling threats against him and his property. He also noted that the tenant was bleeding from the bridge of his nose and appeared to be under the influence. That was the same inference drawn by Deputy Jared Satterwhite when he visited Mr. Yonn shortly after and noted other scratches and cuts on his person. Police also talked to his livein girlfriend, who had a facial bruise. The couple insisted the cuts and bruises were from cutting up a tree earlier. was attacked while at the Macclenny Park with his brother, age 16, the evening of September 7. Deputy Dougherty noted the youth had a lip laceration he claimed was caused when his assailant, who he described as black male between 13-14 years old and wearing a bright orange shirt, struck him repeatedly about the face.rfnA Macclenny man employed by a contractor on the Manntown Bridge replacement south of Glen St. Mary on CR 125 has been named in a criminal complaint for using and damaging two pieces of equipment stationed at the construction site. Victor Crow, 39, owns property on the east side of 125 nearby, and allegedly took an excavator and front end loader over the Labor Day holiday. He is also charged with theft of diesel worth $300 in addition to the estimated $2400 damage to the machinery. Mr. Crow told Deputy Tony Norman he obtained permission from a supervisor with K and L Land Clearing of St. Augustine to move the excavator if it obstructed the entrance to his property. He said the contractor had pushed trees onto his property and he used the front end loader to remove them from trees situated on raised platforms. In the process, the loader bogged down and he then used the excavator to push it free. Mr. Crow is employed by another contractor on the project. Daniel Duncan, the supervisor for the land clearer, said a battery box, tail lights, front fenders and a handrail were damaged. The equipment belongs to NEFF Rentals of Jacksonville. In other cases reported to the sheriffs department the past week, an ex-boyfriend was named in a complaint for burglary and theft at the residence of Lajoya Evans between September 8-10 while she was away. Ms. Evans told Deputy Patrick McGauley she returned to her residence on Thomas Sweat Rd. in Sanderson and found the front door had been forced open and an estimated $500 in clothing taken. She named Jarius Holcomb, 30, of Jacksonville as the likely suspect. Deputy McGauley learned from Yellow Cab in Jacksonville, the suspects employer, that the GPS system on his cab indicated it was at the residence for about an hour the evening of September 8. The complaint also alleges trespass and criminal mischief for the door damage. ey in north Baker County named one of the youthful residents in a complaint alleging he vandalized the counselors 2005 Chrysler the morning of September 9. Jeffrey Kresch, the counselor, told Deputy Koty Crews the 15-year-old boy did so in retaliation for being punished for running away. Camp Tracey boards troubled youths who have run afoul of the law or have other behavioral problems. Deputy Crews said the youth admitted the act when questioned, and said he did so because the counselor banned him from eating breakfast or wearing shoes to the on-premises school. bicycles valued at $100 each stolen from the front yard of her residence off CR 127 north of Sanderson. She told Deputy Steven Smith she was away for about three hours the evening of September 10. r fnt rfntbrThe Baker County Historical Society is hosting a community blood drive on September 24 at the Sesquicentennial event. It will be set up somewhere along south 5th Street. For Information Call 2591861.fn t bJacksonville-based Child Guidance Center resumed taking appointments in Baker County last week after closing its former location on W. Lowder St. in the spring. A licensed clinical social worker, Ellen Fisher, is available for therapy from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesdays at Baker Community Counseling Services, which is located in office space at the former county jail on 2nd Street in Macclenny. Ms. Fisher will also provide psychiatric referrals to doctors in Jacksonville when appropriate. Child Guidance pulled out of the county after failing to reach an agreement with the state on funding, but has been given a temporary contract to operate here one day a week through December 1. 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ursday, September 15, 2011 T B C P Page 7 KELLEY LANNIGAN FEATURES features@bakercountypress.comBaker County has six desig nated emergency shelters, all lo cated at local schools, which can accommodate people who evacu disaster. But what about pets? Can they come too? The county, at present, does not have a pet-friendly shelter. However, according to Adam Faircloth, director of the Emer gency Management Division of the near future the answer to that question should be yes. Identifying and designating one of the six emergency shelter facilities as a pet-friendly shelter was a topic of discussion at the Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force meeting September 12. Its not a state mandate, but the Florida Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans section on sheltering cites the Florida statute that strongly urg es all counties to establish one or more designated emergency shelters as pet-friendly, said Mr. Faircloth. And its something of a requisite if an agency or entity accepts Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, funding. In the past, the countys emer gency management plan has uti lized the services of Baker County Animal Control to house animals during situations involving evac uation. There has been an agreement between the two entities to ac commodate larger animals like livestock, said Mr. Faircloth. For example, when Hurricane Fay came through the county, horses were evacuated to the fairgrounds, which is generally a high and dry area. That agree ment will continue. According to Mr. Faircloth, the ongoing process of designat ing a shelter will include input from the school district and the task force anticipates feedback and suggestions from Denny Wells, the school districts direc tor of facilities and maintenance. Once a location has been set modation will need to be decided. For instance, will people and pets be sheltered together? Would pets be housed separate ly? Or would pets be housed sep arately, but in the same facility? That is certainly something that will take some consider ation, Mr. Faircloth said, as some people have allergic reac tions to animals. Will the shelter provide food and water for pets and for how long? Our thinking is that in the midst of a crisis like a hurricane thinking of getting himself and the pet to safety and not stop to pack supplies, said Mr. Faircloth. Its possible the shelter could provide food and water temporarily, especially during the first 24to 36-hour time frame. Any future pet-friendly shelter will likely follow basic guidelines used for similar shelters already established in other counties such as the need for pet owners to show proof of registration and vaccination before pets can be ac commodated. Owners will also be respon sible for the care of the animal while at the shelter and pets will need to be properly crated ac cording to the type of animal. The type of pets that can be housed, thats another thing that will need to be decided, said Mr. Faircloth. The majority of pet owners have dogs and cats, but some more exotic species. What if a pet owner showed up with a llama? to deal with something like that through time and experience, he said. Although all of Floridas coun ties dont yet have pet-friendly shelters in place, the number of such facilities is growing. Floridas statute on accommo dating people with pets at emer gency shelters has its origins in the Pets Evacuation and Trans portation Standards Act of 2006, which was signed following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. At that time, statistics showed that given a choice between their own personal safety or abandon ber of people chose to risk their lives in order to remain with their pets. JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comA new grant to the school dis tricts Career and Adult Educa tion department is expanding lit eracy and GED classes at Baker Correctional Institute and the county jail. The grant, administered by the Florida Department of Cor give inmates serving time at BCIs work camp an opportu nity to sharpen their reading and writing skills and obtain the equivalent of a high school di ploma. The $51,665 award from the federal governments Adult and Family Literacy Corrections Project will also allow the district to offer education programs dur ing the summer months at the county jail. The programs have been of fered there during the fall and spring for several years. The school board approved the grant agreement with the Florida Department of Correc tions during its regular meeting the evening of September 6. The education programs at the prison near Olustee have ex isted for some time, but they take place during the day when work camp inmates are in northeast Florida counties picking up trash or landscaping right-of-ways. The grant will pay for a teacher in the evenings when those prison ers can attend. There are approximately 220 inmates at the work camp in need of a high school diploma and within three years of release to communities in the region, said Ann Watts, director of the Career and Adult Education, in an August 22 letter to Superin tendent Sherrie Raulerson. For the last year, BCI has been the regions designated re-entry prison, a facility that provides ed ucation, vocational training and behavioral counseling to inmates in the lead up to their release into nearby counties. The grant will fund two parttime teaching positions for 10 hours a week at $24.90 per hour for 42 weeks, plus supplies, equipment and teacher training. At the county jail, 73 percent of federal inmates and 49 percent of local inmates dont have high school diplomas, according to a letter from Sheriff Joey Dobson in support of the grant. Ann Watts has done a great job for the school district and were pleased theyre working with us to educate our inmates, he said this week by phone. We think it will make a big difference worthwhile program. BCIs new warden Chris Southerland, who assumed the post last April, is also pleased to partner with the school district. She said only 60 percent of the 285 work camp prisoners hold high school diplomas. Its huge, said Ms. Souther land. They can work during the day and work on getting their GED at night. It can only help for when they go home. I would like for everybody to have a GED before they go home. This part nership is just a win-win for the institution, the inmates and the public. Continuation of the three-year agreement with state corrections able grant funding. 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Mr. Wisner at tributed most of the smoke early this week to the resurgent Honey Prairie Fire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Georgia. Inside Baker County, the so-called Road 205 Fire encompassed some 138 acres as of September 13 and the Road 72 Fire about 91 acres. Mr. Wisner said both remained within re lines. There is no signicant rain forecast for our area and conditions are very dry once again, said Mr. Wisner. We are seeing a signicant amount of re-burn in areas of re which had been contained. This is caused by fresh fuels falling onto still-hot areas. He urged residents to exercise caution when burning outdoors due to the dry conditions. rfnrtb Interested in Girl Scouting? Girls and their parents are in vited to a Girl Scout information meeting, Tuesday September 20, at 7:00 pm in the Macclenny El ementary School cafeteria. Meet your local troops and volunteer leaders, and find out how you can join the fun. If you cannot attend but are interested contact Carol Forslund cforslund@girlscoutsgatewa.org or call 904.388.4653. Scouting is available to all girls in grades K-12. Annual membership fee is $12 and finan cial assistance is available. We print obituaries with a picture free of charge.


Page 8 T B C P ursday, September 15, 2011 JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comJosh Wheeler has traveled ther where I was Josh, boast thought I was unusual, he conceded, but the have to do would never changes hands, reads the web KELLEY LANNIGAN FEATURES features@bakercountypress.com not need and he It got knocked daughter was what we can do BIG DANCE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNotice is hereby given that the proposed ordinance, whose title hereinafter appears, will be presented to the Baker County Local Planning Agency for review on Thursday, September 22, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public in the Commissioners date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance which is titled as follows:ORDINANCE NO. 2011AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, REZONING 7.23 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY RICHARD M. DAVIS II, PRESIDENT OF R. H. DAVIS OIL COMPANY, FROM AGRICULTURAL (AG 7.5) TO COMMERCIAL HIGHWAY (CH); PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODIFIER, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE If any member of the public desires to appeal any decision made at this public hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and for that purpose may need to ensure the transcription is a verbatim record of the proceedings, which record would include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. COMMERCIAL HIGHWAY The subject property is located at the northwest quadrant of CR 125 and I-10 rfntbttbtnnPHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGANFrom left, Joey Walker, Derek Craw ford and Wade Raulerson repair a mirror. At right, Mr. Walker and Mr. Crawford. We pay cash $275 & up for junk vehicles No title necessary | Licensed Also buying any kind of scrap metal 386-867-1396 Call Junk Joe Josh Wheelerr Have you voted this week?Make sure we know how you feel...bakercountypress.com


ursday, September 15, 2011 T B C P Page 9 MIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF Homes in low-income neighborhoods in Macclenny are in line for major face lifts next year after the city commission approved a contract with the state for a $700,000 Community Development Block Grant the evening of September 13. The grant had tentatively been awarded by the state last month and was included in the citys proposed $7.3 million 2011-12 budget, which was the subject of a public hearing on the previous evening. The city next will hire a grant program. We have designated about 12 homes we feel are in need of rehabbing, City Manager Gerald Dopson said after commissioners unanimously approved a contract with the Florida Department of Community Affairs. A citizens advisory task force will review all applications for funding assistance and make recommendations for appropriating the grant money after applicants have been screened to ensure they meet eligibility requirements, including income guidelines, the city manager said. Mayor Gary Dopson credited Floridas Community Development Block Grant program with helping clean up rundown properties and improve the appearance of neighborhoods in decline for years. It has really, really helped bring blighted areas up to standards, he said. The $700,000 grant boosted the citys proposed budget for next year to $7,300,706, including $3,940,993 for the general nicipal services except water and sewer utilities. Except for city officials and one newspaper reporter, nobody else attended this weeks public hearing on the budget and proposed property tax rate, which is the same as last years 3.60 mills, or $3.60 per $1,000 of taxable property value. Maintaining the current tax rate actually will result in a 3.74 percent tax reduction because of declining property values countywide. The city could have elected to go with a rolled-back rate of 3.7397 mills, which would have generated the same revenue as last year, but commissioners decided against it. The tax bill on a home with a taxable value of $150,000, after deducting the $50,000 in homestead exemptions, would be $360, in addition to levies by the county, the school district and other taxing authorities. begin at 6 pm on September 26. ber 1. In other business during the boards regular meeting commissioners: policy to allow employees to voluntarily donate sick leave time to coworkers facing serious illnesses or lengthy recovery from injuries. The revised policy will allow employees who have used up all their accrued sick leave, vacation time and any other earned compensatory leave to dip into a pool of banked sick leave hours. To be eligible to receive sick leave credits, an employee must also have documented proof of an from his or her treating physician that the employee will be unable Employees will not be eligible for the assistance if they are receiving workers compensation or disability leave pay, nor if they have used more than 1,040 hours of transferred sick leave credits in the preceding 12-month period. Chapman, code enforcement officer, stating that the city very soon will begin enforcing condemnation notices by ordering the demolition of several substandard houses that have not been brought up despite several warnings. Some of these places are goWeve bent over backward trying to accommodate these people. The owners of condemned properties were given 30 days to pull permits and begin necessary repairs. But the deadlines passed long ago. Some have gone way over 30 days, Ms. Chapman said. ing September Muscular Dystropreciation Month as a show of stand on street corners for hours in all kinds of weather collecting donations from motorists to aid trophy and other neuromuscular diseases. Angelito B. Tecson, M.D.FAAFP Family Practice Physician Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 am 3 pmAccepting new patients and all insurance725 South 6th St. Macclenny259-3150 Macclenny 259-3150 www.classycrossroads.comfacebook.com/classycrossroads1251 South 6th Street,Macclenny, FL 32063904-653-4725M-Sat 10am-7pm, W 10am-6pm Saturday, Sept. 17 at 9:00 am Think your chilis the BEST?Let the people judge!$50 entry fee Buy an armband and be a judge. Have your name entered to win a Weber Grill. $200 Cash Prize to the winnerSaturday, October 1at the Baker County FairgroundsCompetition begins at 1:00 pm | Tasting from 4-7:00 pm Jacksonville 3555 St. Johns Blu Rd. 904-998-6597 Orange Park 1540 Park Ave. (Hwy. 17) 904-269-2286 Stunt Ride for Hayden WilliamsOctober 8thfrom 1-5 pm at Crystal River SeafoodLook for more details in next weeks paper! Contact Brad Raulerson 759-9501 or Rob 408-9955 NOW OPEN112 S. 6th Street | MacclennyTIRES LUBE BRAKESOpen: Monday Friday 7:30 am 5:00 pm Saturday 7:30 am 2:00 pm 259-8555 PHOTO COURTESY OF SYDNEY FERREIRAHodges national forestry queenJillian Hodges of Macclenny (above) was crowned Miss U.S. National Forestry Junior Miss Queen September 3 at the U.S. National Forestry Scholarship Pageant held at Tifton County High School in Georgia. She was among six Baker County girls, all Miss Florida Forestry State Queens, competing in the pageant. Morgan McDu e, State Miss Queen; Shirley Duran, State Teen Queen; and Chloe Alford, State Little Miss Queen, were each crowed third runner up in their respective divisions. Isabella Gray, State Tiny Miss Queen; and Madalynn Hodges, State Teeny Miss Queen, also competed that day. They will participate in the 56th annual Florida Forest Festival on October 22 in Perry, FL. The Miss Forestry Scholarship Pageants are designed to bring attention to the use and protection of forests, including more than 30 state forests and three national forests in Florida. For more information about the festival, please visit to www. oridaforestfestival.com.MACCLENNY CITY COMMISSIONHi Mom from the North PoleBill Dearing held up this hand-lettered greeting to his mother Judy of Macclenny recently less than 100 nautical miles from the North Pole. Mr. Dearing, a graduate of Georgia State University, is a Navy aerographer (weather forecaster) assigned to the Coast Guard cutter Healy that is currently charting the Arctic Ocean oor along with a Canadian vessel. The son of Reed and Judy Dearing, he has been in the Navy eight years and is one of two from that branch of the service on board.PHOTO COURTESY OF BILL DEARING rfThe Baker County Commission is seeking photographs of past board members to hang on walls at its present chambers and offices, and at a new administration building if one is constructed. Families of deceased members and past commissioners still living should contact Sara Little at the board office, 259-3613, for more details. Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! We want to know...WEDDINGS & BIRTHS4 week deadline


CHURCH AND OBITUARY NOTICE INFORMATION Obituaries must be submitted in a timely fashion and have a local connection. Pictures are printed with obituaries free of charge. The newspaper reserves the right to publish photos based on quality. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage10SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 The Baker County Health Department and the Florida Department of Health are reminding residents to take precautions to prevent mos quito-borne illnesses such as West Nile virus and Eastern Equine en cephalitis. Although there have not been any reported cases of human or veteri nary cases of mosquito-borne illness in Baker County in 2011, 12 cases of human West Nile virus have been reported in Jacksonville and have the potential to occur here, said Terry Graham, the countys environ mental health director. While the director is not issuing a mosquito-borne illness alert or advisory at this time, he said residents should still take precautions by removing any standing water that could support mosquito larvae. I go to a lot of properties for inspections and things and see a lot of mosquito larvae in bird baths, pet water bowls and tire swings, Mr. Graham said. The worst I ever saw ... was an outdoor bathtub half full. There must have been tens of thousands of mosquito larvae in there. Dressing in clothes that cover arms and legs and wearing socks and shoes also minimize the chance of mosquito bites. Using a repellent which contains DEET is very important, said Mr. Graham. Avoiding the outdoors during dawn and dusk, when mosquitoes are most active, is recommended as well. For further information about preventing mosquito-borne illnesses, visit www.myfloridaeh. com/medicine/arboviral/Ppre vention.html. Christian Fellowship TempleConnecting > Growing > ServingDavid Thomas-Senior Pastor Tim ThomasAssociate Pastor Gary Crummey-Youth PastorLooking for a place to plug in?Join us this week!Theres something for every age!Sundays Sunday School10:00 am Sunday Worship11:00 am Evening Worship6:00 pm Wednesdays Wednesday Worship7:00 pm Were located at 251 W. Ohio Ave. Macclenny, FL Check us out on the web! www.christianfellowshiptemple.com Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N., Sanderson, FL Sunday School 10:00 am Morning Worship 11:00 amSunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pmPastor: Oral E. Lyons DINKINS NEW CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCHCR 127 N. of Sanderson Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wed. Night Service 7:30 pmPastor Allen Crews Assistant Pastor Timothy Alford The Road to CalvaryCorner of Madison & Stoddard Glen St. Mary Rev. Tommy & Doris AndersonYouth Director Margie HowardPhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: ............ 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service ..... 6:00 pm Wednesday Night .......... 7:30 pm T L C Sunday school ~ 10:00 am Sunday service ~ 11:00 am Wednesday night Bible Study ~ 6:30 pmFamily style dinner ~ 1st Sunday of the month following serviceA church alive is worth the drive!Pastor Bobby & Faye Gri n Calvary Baptist ChurchPastor Donnie E. Williams, Sr. Sunday School 10:00 am Preaching Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:00 pm523 North Boulevard W.a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny Glen St. Mary, Florida1/2 mile South of I-10 on CR 125, right on Nursery Road the historic Budder Mathis House9:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship/ Holy Communion 7:00 pm Wednesday Study/ Holy Communion Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH New Hope Church, Inc. 23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Childrens Church 11:00 am Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pmPastor J. C. Lauramore welcomes allMACCLENNY C HURCH OF C HRIST573 S. 5th S t. 259-6059Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 amWorship Services 11:00 am Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pmMinister Sam F. Kitching Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church121 North 259-4461 Macclenny, FLPastor Tim CheshireSunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." John 3:5 904-266-2337 904-387-0055 Baldwin Jacksonville Arrangements made in your home or our facility Fair & Reasonable Prices Funeral & Cremation Services Locally Owned & Family Operated Proudly Serving Northeast Florida www.giddensreedfh.com Gid Giddens Welcome First Baptist Church of SandersonCR 229 S., Sanderson FLSunday School ....... 10:00 am Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am Sun. Evening Worship .. 6:00 pm Wed. Eve. Bible Study .. 7:00 pm Pastor Bob Christmashttp://www.fbcofsanderson.org CLASSIFIED DEADLINEMonday at 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! Mt. Zion ChurchPASTOR APPRECIATION DAYSunday, September 25 at 11:00 am Special Guest Speaker: Chris MannDinner in Fellowship hall immediately following a.m. services First Baptist Churchof MacclennyIt Feels Like Home372 S. Sixth Street at W. Minnesota Ave. Directions from I-10: Take Exit 335 N. Go 1.3 miles North on Hwy. 121 See steeple on left Broadcast Live on WJXR 92.1 FM each Sunday Morning @ 11:00 am SUNDAY SERVICESSunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am & 6:00 pmWEDNESDAY SERVICESPrayer & Bible Study 6:45 pm Awana for Children 6:45 pm Youth Group 6:45 pm Dr. Edsel M. Bone Senior Pastor Sanderson Christian Revival CenterPastor: Harold FinleySunday School 10:00 am Sunday Service 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:30 pmCome see the exciting things the Lord is doing. Corner of Sapp Rd. and CR 229 rrfWilma Virginia Bryan, 84, of Macclenny died September 6, 2011. Wilma was born in Niceville, FL to the late James Ralph Ear ley and Hattie Alice Gainey Ear ley on September 16, 1926. She was a resident of Baker County since 1998 and attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Macclenny. She retired after many years as a bookkeeper at the Army Air Force Exchange Services. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, cro cheting, genealogy, cooking and singing. She was predeceased by sister Willie Jean Inez Earley and brother Lawrence Franklin Earley. Survivors include three chil dren; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held on Saturday September 10, at 10:00 am at the Church of Je sus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Crestview, FL with Bishop followed in Live Oak Memorial Gardens Park in Crestview. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.nrt bJosephine JoAnn Ann Wil kinson, 67, of Middleburg died September 7, 2011 at Earl B. Hadlow Hospice Center in Jacksonville after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Raiford on January 24, 1944 to the late Harris Wilkinson. JoAnn was raised in Lawtey and lived in Atlanta for over 20 years with her daughter, and she recently moved to Middleburg. She retired from Northeast Florida State Hospital after many years of dedicated service and in her spare time she enjoyed etables and being outside. JoAnn attended Arbor Heights Baptist Church in Douglasville, GA. She was pre ceded in death by her parents; her sister Audrey Inez Cawthon; brothers Kenneth L. Wilkinson and John Lewis Wilkinson. She is survived by her daughter Rhoda Ann Martin of Middleburg; grandsons David Bradley Martin of Middleburg and Bryan Chadrick Martin of Fleming Island; granddaughter in law, Laura Kendall Mar tin of Fleming Island, FL; her great-granddaughter Kyndall Faith Martin; sisters Lula Mae Crawford of Lawtey, Marjorie Dobbs of Raiford, and Gloria Dean Hickman of Perkinston, MS; and brother Douglas Maxie Wilkinson of Lawtey, FL. The funeral service was held on Friday, September 9 at 10:00 am at Pine Grove Congregational Methodist Church with Pas ing. Interment followed at Pine Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Archie Tanner Funeral Ser vices in Starke.rtThe family of Marylou Burnsed wants to thank everyone for their ing the loss of our sister. Thank you to the Macclenny Primitive Baptist Church for the beautiful service and delicious meal after the funeral. Also thank you to the staff of Guerry Funeral Home.Janice Crawford and brothers and sisters You are in our hearts and thoughts at this time. We love and miss you very much.LOVE, WIFE SHARON, CHI L DREN AND GRANDCHI L DREN rfrrn Remembering you today and everyday, holding you in our hearts always, till we meet again.LOVE, YOUR LOVING FAMILY tb Grief be mine I ask you so, if not for you I wouldnt know how life one was and then be still. Be cause that grief wont go away, learn to let it have its way. The link to love a precious one, is met with grief and still not done. The days do come and night does go, grief will stay at time is so. And so a loved one passes on and grief comes in and carries on. Does grief get better? I will ask, its hard to say while at its task. There is grief to help us cope, there is God to give us hope. Grief will surely go away, on that glorious heavens day. But while its here theres just one thing, pray our Lord for peace Hell bring.LOVE, WIFE JENNIE rfThe public is invited to attend the opening of the first phase of a memorial park in honor of Rashard Belford, who died after being run over by a vehicle dur ing a fracas in his west Macclenny neighborhood last April. It will be September 16 at 4:30 pm at the corner of Minnesota Ave. and MLK Drive. For more information, please call Tommy Rollins at 312-8336 or Marissa Rollins at 316-9680.nt btBaker Countians are asked to participate in an online survey on the future of the economy in this corner of Florida. Sponsored by the JAXUSA Partnership for Regional Economic Development and the Northeast Florida Regional Council, the survey seeks to get a collective vision and action plan for economic growth in the re gion. The survey takes about 10 minutes; access it on your com puter at www.innovatenorth and follow the links. The deadline for submissions is October 1. 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SOCIAL NOTICE SUBMISSION INFORMATION Birth announcements, wedding notices and social events (military service notes and school graduations) must be submitted within four weeks of the event. All news and advertising must be submitted to the newspaper oce prior to 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to publication, unless otherwise noted or arranged. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage12SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 School Lunch MENUSeptember 19 September 23Offered everyday:Cold lunch plate of chef salad with wheat roll or crackers and dessert (when offered) 1% lowfat white milk, % lowfat flavored milk, orange juice. Monday, September Breakfast: Turkey sausage pancake wrap, orange or pineapple juice, milk Lunch: Golden corndog or Ham with Macaroni and cheese, Choice of 2 sides: baked beans, crispy coleslaw, chilled peaches with a schoolmade cookie, milk choiceTuesday, September Breakfast: Breakfast sausage pizza, tropical fruit juice, milk Lunch: BBQ ribbbette on a bun or baked lasagna with a slice of homemade italian bread, choice of 2 sides: garden salad with dressing, garden green peas, seasonal fresh fruit and fruit cobbler, milk choiceWednesday, September Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, apple juice, milk Lunch: Hamburger or Hot dog on a bun, choice of 2 sides: sweet potato rounds, lettuce and tomato slices, creamy coleslaw, fruit crisp, milk choiceThursday, September Breakfast: Ultimate breakfase round, pineapple juice, milk Lunch: Slice of pepperoni pizza or chicken noodle soup with a homemade whole grain roll, choice of 2 sides: tossed salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, peach cup, milk choiceFriday, September Breakfast: Enriched cereal with slice of toas, orange juice, milk Lunch: Breaded chicken patty on a bun or chicken fajitas on a corn tortilla, choice of 2 sides: sweet potato rounds, lettuce and tomato slice, seasonal fresh Frederick Douglass Family Reunion Sunday, September 18 Lake Butler Community Center155 NW Third St., Lake Butler, FL 32054Hours: 11:30 am to 3:00 pm, Luncheon at 12:30 pmIn Lake Butler, off State Road 100 turn north on Lake Avenue at the courthouse. The Community Center is at the lake. We encourage you to come and ask you to bring a covered dish to share. NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARINGThe Baker County Board of County Commissioners has tentatively adopted a budget for 2011/2012.A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on:September 19, 2011 at 5:01 p.m. at the County Administration Building55 N. Third St. Macclenny, FL 32063 THE TENTATIVE ADOPTED AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE REFERENCED TAXING AUTHORITY AS PUBLIC RECORD. BUDGET SUMMARYBAKER COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012 ESTIMATED REVENUES: GENERAL FUND SPECIAL REVENUE TRANSPORTATION HEALTH DEPT. TOTALS TAXES 7.1495 MILLAGE PER $1000 AD VALOREM TAXES 2,046,674 3,419,798 55,299 5,521,771 SALES AND USE TAXES 1,661,506 17,500 1,121,731 2,800,737 PERMITS,FEES & SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS 768,000 570,229 1,338,229 INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVENUE 3,697,290 1,142,932 1,767,994 6,608,216 CHARGES FOR SERVICES 891,000 51,000 942,000 FINES AND FORFEITS 1,500 10,000 11,500 COURT RELATED REVENUE 23,000 206,300 229,300 MISCELLANEOUS REVENUE 1,133,878 360,530 65,500 1,559,908 OTHER SOURCES 110,000 5,000 115,000 TOTAL SOURCES 10,332,848 5,783,289 2,955,225 55,299 19,126,661 LESS 5% per F.S. 129.01 -439,708 -205,356 -123,752 -768,816 TRANSFERS IN 4,034,209 4,034,209 FUND BALANCES/RESERVES 2,578,028 2,139,325 360,229 5,077,582 TOTAL REVENUES, TRANSFERS & BALANCES $12,471,168$11,751,467 $3,191,702 $55,299$27,469,636 EXPENDITURES: GENERAL GOVERNMENT 3,328,472 974,000 4,302,472 PUBLIC SAFETY 1,501,783 8,294,999 9,796,782 PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT 551,868 853,451 1,405,319 COURT RELATED 257,249 840,617 1,097,866 TRANSPORTATION 67,500 3,191,702 3,259,202 ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 52,992 352,000 404,992 HUMAN SERVICES 1,878,336 55,299 1,933,635 CULTURE/RECREATION 742,459 342,700 1,085,159 OTHER USES/CONTINGENCY 150,000 150,000 TOTAL EXPENDITURES 8,463,159 11,725,267 3,191,702 55,299 23,435,427 TRANSFERS OUT 4,008,009 26,200 4,034,209 FUND BALANCES/RESERVES TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES/RESERVES$12,471,168$11,751,467 $3,191,702 $55,299$27,469,636 Happy 11th Birthday, MacKenzi Bennett & Kiersten CanadayBorn 1 hour apart on Sept. 15, 2000Friends ForeverLove always, Your Family Happy 4th Birthday, Gabby Shae! A day filled with lots of birthday wishes, balloons, cake, ice cream and family with lots of hugs and kisses just for you... Love, Nanna & Papa Happy 4th Birthday, Gabby Shaefrom Heaven above sending you a birthday wish with hugs and kissesLove, Your Daddy(the late Garrett Harris) Love, Ollie, Tenia, Toot, Neil, Phil Happy Birthday, Dad! JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comBCHS students joined St. Johns River Water Management District volunteers to clean up the Steel Bridge Road boat ramp on the St. Marys River Septem ber 10. Clean-ups are great because they bring so many groups to gether, said Cheryl Bell-Abbott, the districts outreach contractor for Baker and Duval counties. Twenty-one volunteers in all, including another outreach worker for Nassau and Duval counties, Felicia Boyd, picked up beer bottles, cigarette butts and other trash from the shoreline, trails and right-of-ways around the boat ramp and park area. Inmate crews had recently picked up litter inside the park, 17 garbage bags of assorted re fuse, including a syringe, lawn chair, stop sign, clothing and ar madillo skeleton. District volunteers Anne Co rum of Callahan and Matt Bum gardner, 17, a student at Ed White High School in Jackson ville, uncovered the days most unusual object, a vehicle bumper. It kind of blended into the dirt and bushes, said Ms. Co rum. That was definitely the strangest thing we found. Thats something that usually doesnt show up by the river. Ms. Bell-Abbott said she con tacted teacher Stephanie Wheel er at the high school, who in turn solicited volunteers at the cam pus. She organized everything, said Ms. Bell-Abbott. She was fantastic. Cross country coach Chris Ar moreda, JROTC (Junior Reserve sponsor Liz Law-Wallace, art teacher Tiffany Armoreda and their students were among the high schools volunteers. It only took a couple of hours, but the good feeling of having done something to make a dif ference will last a long time, said Ms. Law-Wallace. They started at 8 am and left the park pristine about 10:30 am. It was a very pretty place to clean up, Ms. Corum said.PHOTOS COURTESY OF ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICTAbove: the clean up volunteers. Below: (l-r) Sabrina Seaman, Cheyanna Wallace, Sarah Theus and Stephanie Wheeler. rThe Baker County High School construction and carpen try students build pump houses, tool sheds, storage buildings, picnic tables, dog houses, book shelves and much more all at very reasonable prices. Please contact Terry Clardy at BCHS, 259-6286, ext. 10322 or via cell 904-673-6395. ADVERTISING DEADLINE IS Monday at 5:00 pm


SPORTS NOTICE SUBMISSIONS We welcome your sports submissions for youth league, traveling league or individual athletic achievements. The paper reserves the right to publish submissions. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our o ce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage13SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 The Baker County Bassmasters held its annual awards dinner August 16 at Cracker Barrel, awarding the team of Freddy Bennett and Shannon Mobley the title of 2011 Anglers of the Year. Its their fourth title in more than a decade with the club. A meeting for new members will take place in mid-November at Extreme Outdoors. Call Mr. Bennett at 371-0209 for more information. Win a pir o Wildcat foball tickets! p i i i r r r i r i i r i i r i o o f b b a a a b a b b a b l l l a l a l l l l l l l l at 180 S. Lowder St., Macclenny (904) 259-3001 Next home game: Friday, Sept. 9 BCHS vs. Trinity Christian SCHOOL ACTIVITIESSeptember 15 BCHS: Volleyball vs. Bishop Kenny, 5:30 pm BCMS: Volleyball at Fernandina Beach, 5:30 pm KIS: FAIR testing, 12:00 pm, Yankee Candle sales MES: GATES testing September 16 BCHS: FFA Chapter Presidents conference, TBA September 17 BCHS:Neff to take jacket orders, 7:30 am, Phase 2, cafeteria, 7:00 pm BCMS: Back to school dance, 7:00 pm KIS: Yankee Candle sales MES: GATES testing September 19 Dristrict-wide: School board meeting, 6:30 pm BCHS: Volleyball at Paxon, 5:30 pm BCMS: Fall pictures, 7:30 am, Volleyvall at Yulee, 5:30 pm KIS:Celebrate Freedom week, ThinkLink reading test, 9:15 am, Yankee Candle sales MES: ThinkLink test September 20 BCHS: Volleyball vs. Trinity, 5:30 pm BCMS: Football at Lake City, 6:00 pm KIS: ThinkLink math test, 9:15 am, Celebrate Freedom week, Yankee Candle sales, Family reading night, 4:00 pm, School advisory committee, Media Ctr, 8:00 am MES: ThinkLink test, School advisory committee, Media Ctr, 8:00 am September 21 District-wide: Early dismissal BCHS: Club day BCMS: One-half accelerated reading points due, Club day KIS: ThinkLink Science test, 9:15 am, Celebrate Freedom week, Yankee Candle sales MES: ThinkLink test, Cookie dough money due PK/K School Improvement Plan follow-up meeting, 2:00 pm Baker County Fair Association PRESENTS Love, Mom, Dad, & Memphis Is Ideal Dentistry Too Expensive? Drive a Little save a Lot! American Dental Care 272 9440 ATTORNEYDavid P. Dearingformer Baker County Prosecutor SERIOUS INJURIE S C AUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF A NOTHER AND C RIMIN A L DEFENSEJ M acclenny 259-1352T oll F ree (888) 211-9451All initial consultations are absolutely free.The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. I NJURY LA W Wildcat varsity volleyball team: (kneeling l-r) Logan Raulerson, Brooke Roberts, Cati Fraze and Kallie Raulerson, (standing l-r) Tori Paulson, Callie Wheeler, Kayla Holland, Malory Osteen, Stephanie Collett, Caitlyn Smith and Chelsey Ruise. Not pictured is Reagan McKendree. The Lady Wildcat volleyball team cruised to a 1-3 win over visiting Columbia High September 6. The home win gave the girls a 3-1 record. The Cats got off to a good start, winning the first two games 22-19 and 25-20. But CHS made a match of it, coming back to win the third game 23-15. Baker High sealed things with a 25-16 win in game four. Kayla Holland had 15 kills and 6 digs to lead the way offensively. Logan Raulerson had 24 assists and 3 aces. Callie Wheeler had 9 digs defensively and Cati Fraze had 12 digs. The girls will host Bishop Kenny September 15 at 5:30 and 6:30 pm and travel to Paxon the following Monday before returning home to host Trinity September 20. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is in need of volunteer hunter safety instructors in Baker County to teach hunter safety. All instructors are volunteers. If you are interested call (386) 758-0525. WANTEDOld photographs of Baker County buildings, landmarks & residents prior to 1960 for completion of Gene Barbers book on the history of Baker County. PHOTOS WILL BE RETURNED ASAPAlso photos of military veterans and families from Baker CountyCall 259-2400 or 259-9154 for more information. We publish obituaries & pictures FREE! rfTina Battles of Macclenny was recently promoted to the rank of captain in the US Army. She is a reservist assigned to the 345th Combat Support Hospital in Jacksonville and employed at Northeast Florida State Hospital as a nursing supervisor. Capt. Battles, the wife of Walter Battles Jr., has been on active duty for two years at Ft. Stewart, GA working with the Wounded Warrior Battalion as a nurse case manager and officer in charge of the clinic.


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Classied Rates: Service Ad Rates: To Place an Ad: Deadlines: 2 or 3 BR mobile home $385-$550; half acre, garbage, water, sewer, lawn provided, family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.rentyes.net. 6/30tfc Commercial ofces in downtown Macclenny. 1) 477 sq ft, $400/mo, plus tax, 2) 515 sq ft, $450/mo, plus tax 3) 1280 sq ft, set up with (4) ofces, reception, area, (2) bathrooms & large storage room.Great for medical or counseling facility. $800/ mo, plus tax. Please call 904-259-6546 or 259-4602 after 5:00. A security de posit equal to 1st months a rent required. 6/23tfc 3 BR, 3 BA doublewide on 3.7 acres. Cen tral heat and air, barn, 2 ponds, 24 wells $53,000 OBO. 904-259-6101 9/15p Wanted, I Buy and sell USED mobile homes. Call Jared or Greg. 904-259-4663. 9/15-10/6c Foreclosure 4 BR on 2.5 Acres. Beauti ful, remodeled, owner nancing available. $69,900. Call Greg at 904-259-4663. 9/15-10/6c Like New, Huge 32x80, 4 bedroom, set up on your property $49,900. Call Jared or Greg 904-259-4663. 9/15-10/6c 2011 2 Bedroom Set up, delivered, new A/C and appliances $25,900. Call Jared at 904-259-4663. 9/15-10/6c ed advertising on subjects like work-athome, weight loss products, health prod ucts. While the newspaper uses reasonable discretion in deciding on publication of such ads, it takes no responsibility as to the truthfulness of claims. Respondents should use caution and common sense before sending any money or making other commitments based on statements and/or promises; demand specics in writing. You can also call the Federal Trade Commis sion at 1-877-FTC-HELP to nd out how to spot fraudulent solicitations. Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The Baker County Press General Laborers CDM Contrating, Inc. is in need of general laborers. Positions are temporary with long term possibility based on performance and continued need. Call (386) 496-3883 or complete an applicaton at 9150 S. County Road 231, Lake Butler, FL 32054. EOE/AA employer. 9/15-22p Drivers Teams: $6,000 Team Sign-On Bonus when your team drives for Werner Enterprises! Call Now for details! 1-888880-5902. 9/8-29p Heavy duty diesel mechanic needed, Travel Centers of America, Baldwin loca tion, 1024 US 301 South. Drivers license required. Please apply to Mark Holmes, Shop Manager. 904-266-4281, ext. 22. 10/1tfc Pay Day Loan Buster, $500 no credit check, six months to repay, active checking account required. 904-206-7861. www. mypaydayloanthatpays.com 2/10tfc Notice to Readers All real estate advertising in this newspa per is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any prefer ence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with par ents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimi nation, call HUD toll free at 1-800-6699777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc 3 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $140,000 net. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 1-10 acres high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, set-up. Owner nancing. 912-843-8118 or 904699-8637. www.landyes.net. 6/30tfc 16x80 Mobile Home on 1.33 acres, High way 185, just set up and remodeled, new everything, including septic, well, power, new roof, and nice porches. Country living. 15 minutes from Macclenny. Owner nance available. 259-2900. 8/18tfc 4 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $145,000 OBO. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 4 BR, 2 BA 32x80 mobile home on five acres, off Mud Lake Road on Travis Rho den Trail. Lawn maintenance included, $950/month, $1250 deposit. 259-9066. 7/21tfc 3 BR, 2 BA triple wide on 2 acres with fire place, washer and dryer hookup, front and rear porches, central heat and air. $800/ month plus deposit. Now Available. 904718-8898. 9/15p 3 BR, 2 BA single wide, very clean, com pletely remodeled, new carpet, on private 1 acre, $700/month, $700 deposit. 509-2280. 9/15p 3 BR, 1 BA singlewide Fleetwood on one acre fenced land, Noah Davis Road in Glen St. Mary. Non-smokers only. $650/month, $650 deposit. 904-275-2800, 904-9450523. 9/15-22p 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home for rent in River Heights mobile home park. $425/month. Call 891-4053. 9/15p 3 BR, 1 BA with bonus 4th bedroom. 385 Barbara Cir. $750/month, $500 deposit. Application and references required. 2593519 or 703-3027. 9/15p 3 BR, 2 BA double wide in Macclenny. Service animals only. Available ASAP. $750/ month, $500 deposit. Call 588-2589. 9/15-9/22p 2 BR, 1 BA apartment large living room, kitchen with bar, lots of cabinets, very nice. $650/month. 904-861-8008. Please leave message. 9/15p Excellent location 1 minute from I-10. 3 BR, 1 BA home, 963 sq. ft. with fenced in back yard. New ooring and paint inside and out. Quiet neighborhood. 8541 Brown Rd. For sale or rent. $750/month, $500 deposit. 904-233-2500. 9/15-10/6p 3 BR, 2 BA house in Georgia Bend. $750/ month plus deposit. Call 334-4100. 9/15p Mobile homes for rent. 904-219-2690 or 912-843-8165. 9/15tfc 2 BR, 2 BA house in city, no smoking, new paint, all wood oors, $500 security, $600/ month. 259-5286. 9/15-29p 2BR, 1 BA single wide on 1 acre of land with shed. Very nice, $475/month, $500 de posit. Call 912-843-2711. 9/15-29p Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in advance, and be in our office no lat er than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding pub li ca tion, unless otherwise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accom panied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Bak er County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the tele phone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertising will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without no tification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party assumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse ad vertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet stan dards of publication. Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridges, rubber stamps and much more. We special ize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc Galvanized feed troughs, 10 feet. panels 12 feet. $75.00 each, used. Call 945-3626. 9/8-15pHousehold contents, MUST SELL, Ber nhardt soft and matching chair, bedroom set, assorted marble top tables, lamps, mirrors, rugs, cuno, armoire, cherry cof fee table, drop leaf table, appliances, air compressor, custom window treatment, much more. 904-259-3800 for appoint ment. Copper Creek. 9/15p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Fifth wheel camper for sale. $2,200 OBO. Ready to live in, dont have to move. 904579-6667. 9/15p Pigs for sale Call 904-275-2603. 9/15p Living room table set medium oak with brown glass inserts on wheels. Storage space underneath with large beige and pastel table lamps. $115. Call 275-3007, leave message 5/19tfc Artists. Oils, acrylics water colors, Canvas es, draw ing pads and much more. On sale now. The Of ce Mart, 110 S. Fifth Street, 259-3737. tfc Landscaping mulch While supply lasts. 259-2900. 4/28tfc Camille Beckman hand cream Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc 1996 Chevy stepside with super cab, 5.7 L engine, super clean, 181k miles, $2500. Call Bruce 838-3130. 9/15-22p 2010-2011 Toyota Camrys-13 to choose!! LE and SE models fully equipped starting at $13,995 Call 259-5796. 9/15c 2010 Toyota Corolla LEOnly 2 left!! Over 30 mpg, equipped not stripped, hurry while they last, from only $13,990. 259-5796. 9/15c 2010 Nissan Versas5 to choose! 34 MPG! power windows and door locks, automatic, AM/FM, CD; as low as $12,990. Call 2595796. 9/15c 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S -6 to choose!! Automatic transmission, fully loaded with SmartKey!! From $15,595. 259-5796. 9/15c 2009 Scion XB Automatic, AC, Power win dows and door locks, CD and more!! Cruise in style for only $13,995. 259-5796. 9/15c 2010 Chevrolet Impala LT, 3 to choose! Al loy wheels, power seats, loaded and sell ing fast! Hurry!! from $14,888. 259-5796. 9/15c 2008 Chevrolet Colorado automatic, AC, Bedliner, Like new, priced for a quick sale $9,988. Call 259-5796. 9/15c 2010 Chevrolet HHR LT, 3 to choose! Auto matic, AC, power windows and door locks, CD and more!! from $13,988. 259-5796. 9/15c 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab LT, fully equipped, V8, automatic, power windows and locks, CD, bedliner. Save thousands over new! 259-5796. 9/15c 2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT Loaded like new. Polished aluminum wheels, priced to move. $10,990. 259-5796. 9/15c AVON! Order from your local representative www.youravon.com/adolby. 9/15p Van needed, Looking for a van with a wheel chair lift. Please call 904-259-4117.9/15p Retired Macclenny native will clean your home, do laundry and iron, shopping, trans port to your doctors ofce for you or your elderly parents. Please call 904-412-1022. 9/15p Found Chihuahua on CR 125 north of Glen St. Mary. Call 904-259-5819. 9/15p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Ani mal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classi For Sale Advertising Info. YARD SALESFriday-Week#2, More Stuff including bed extender for 2008 Nissan Titan. 1168 Copper Gate Place. Friday 8:00 am-?, 5801 Woodlawn Cemetery Rd. Some tools and misc. items. Friday 9:00 am 1:00 pm, 1169 Copper Gate Place,Copper Creek Subdivision, 2nd road on the right. 3 families, house hold items, kids bikes, Halloween costumes, baby items and much more. Friday 8:00 am to ?, 8732 Ben Rowe Circle, baby items, household and more. Friday 8:00 am 4:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am -1:00 pm furniture, elec tronics, clothes, books, toys, etc. Spaghetti dinner on Saturday at St Marys Catholic Church. Friday and Saturday 9:00 am 4:00 pm 7386 South CR 125 in Glen. Furni ture, kitchen items, dishes, toys, and misc. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -? Huge multi-family behind Franklin Mercantile in Glen. Houseware to furniture. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -?, 6341 East Thomas Cir. Large multi-family sale, clothes, kitchen items, home decor, arts and crafts items and much more. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -?, Huge yard sale, 7723 North Court in Old Nursery Plantation. Tools, clothes, furniture, electronics and much more. Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm, 717 Chipshot Dr, 3 families, riding lawn mower, baby items, clothing all sizes and much more. Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm, 368 South Fifth Street. Lots of baby items, baby girl clothes, boys 8-10, Ladies clothes and shoes, lots of misc items. Saturday 9:00 am 12:00 pm 7295 Otis Yarborough Road. Saturday 9:00 am 2:00 pm, 5739 Irvin St. Behind Moose Lodge, Lots of household items from 2 houses. vacuum cleaners, TVs, appliances. Rain or shine. Saturday 8:00 am12:00 pm, 540 West Minnesota Ave. Boys size 4-7, lots of nice things. Saturday 8:00 am-? 11768 Huckleberry Trail East in Rolling Meadows; queen bedroom furniture, clothes and miscellaneous items. Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm Ethan Allen couch, dishes, wood blinds, etc., 6748 Southern States Nursery Rd. Saturday 9:00 am ?, Flea market on Hwy 90 next to Baker Beverage. Saturday 8:00 am ?, No junk, 5470 Tara Drive off 23B next to Macclenny Elementary. Follow signs. Saturday 7:00 am 2:00 pm 6098 Copper Drive in Macclenny, Copper Creek Subdivision. Coach purses, TVs, Halloween costumes, twin bed, treadmill and much more. Saturday and Sunday 9:00-?, 185 Blair St. in Macclenny. Lots of baby girl clothes, swing, bouncy seat, Johnny jumper, highchair, clothes in various sizes. Household contents MUST SELL, Bernhardt soft and matching chair, bedroom set, assorted marble top tables, lamps, mirrors, rugs, cuno, armoire, cherry cof fee table, appliances, air compressor, custom window treatment, much more. 904-259-3800 for appointment. Copper Creek. Automobiles 3 BR, 1 BA, $725/month, rst month due up front with deposit. Taylor area. 904259-9572. 9/15-10/6p 3 BR, 1 BA house on Richardson Rd. $500/month. First/last plus $500 deposit. 904-591-0664 leave message after 3 pm 9/15p 2 BR, 2 BA house. 714 Chipshot Dr in Macclenny. 18 month lease. $850/ month, $800 deposit. 904-838-8584. 9/15tfc Quiet and peaceful, 3 BR, 2 BA double wide mobile home on private property. $750/month with $500 deposit. Call Bruce 838-3130. 9/15p Beautiful and private brick home, 6291 CR 125 South, Macclenny 2.5 acres. 3 BR, 2 BA, $1250/month, $1000 deposit. Real Estate with Garlon Webb 904-408-9146. 9/15p All the bells and whistles. 5521 Huckleberry Trail South over 3000 SF $1350/month, $1350 deposit. Real Es tate with Garlon Webb 904-408-9146. 9/15p 4 BR, 2.5 BA two story custom home. 3,300 sq ft, 2800 heated and cooled. Seven years old. Formal living and din ing room, family room, game room with pool table, huge master bath with jacuzzi tub. Too many extras to list. Outside Mac clenny city limits. First, last, and deposit. Rent $1,100/month. 904-588-5212. 9/15p 2 BR, 1 BA $300 deposit, $580/ month. Call 259-2787. 9/8-15p 2 BR, 2 BA, 14x70, central heat and air, appliances, in the country, clean, 7 miles from Macclenny, 5 miles from Glen. $600/month, $600 deposit. 259-6966. 9/15p 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, central heat and air on highway 185. $350/month, $300 deposit and first and last months rent, to the right person. 904-239-7443. 9/8-15p Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc 2 BR apartments, quiet, established neighborhood, service animals only. $550/ month. $500 deposit. off first months rent to qualified applicants. 259-8444. 8/4tfc 2 BR, 1 BA apartment, washer and drier hookup, $675/mo, $500 deposit, 12 month lease. 351 N. Lowder St. Call 8388584 or 259-9797. 8/25tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, extra clean $650/month, $650 deposit, Glen area. Call 259-2121. 9/8tfc 2 BR, 1 BA cabin home on river. Very nice, 5 years old. Great upgrades, large screen porch, open oor plan, 1 acre. $920/ month plus deposit. Call Ann 904240-1525. 9/8-15c 3 BR, 2 BA, double wide mobile home on 5 acres, stocked sh pond, detached garage for storage, lawn maintenance included. $950/mo, $1250 deposit, 2599066. 8/25tfc 2 BR Apartment or mobile home for rent Located off Yellow Water Road. Call 904266-9898 before 6 pm. 9/1-22p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex, all appliances in cluding washer and dryer, $675/month, $675 deposit. 259-3300 or 591-2790. 9/1tfc 3 BR, 2 BA double wide, central heat and air, $600/month, $600 deposit in Sander son area. Call 386-344-5065. 9/15-22p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on private lot, no pets, no smoking, $800/month, $800 de posit. 838-0035. 8/25tfc Mobile home in Sanderson 3 BR, 2 BA, $750 security deposit, $750/month. Call 904-259-2255 or 904-813-1580. 5/12tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Cozy Corners, $545/month, first, last and $300 deposit. Water, trash and lawn service included, central H/A. 259-7335. 4/7tfc For Rent Money to Lend Real Estate 1395 Cha ee Road South, Jacksonville 904.772.9800 BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMESITE MLS# 537180 10.01 acres; country living at its best! County maintained road; perfect place to ride the ATVs and horses. $73,449 PERFECT FOR TOWNHOMES OR MOBILE HOMES MLS# 557398 0.90 acre land in downtown Macclenny. Walking distance from Keller Intermediate School. Can be subdivided. Zoned Residential/Mobile Home. $99,000 BREATHTAKING 2-STORY BRICK ESTATE MLS# 580296 5BR/4BA on 5 acres. Columned front porch; 30 min to Jax; inground pool; 3car garage. $398,200 ZONED FOR HORSES MLS# 575429 16.98 acres w/3 wells, power pole and septic. Has barn w/4 horse stalls, sh pond, and small shed. Build your dream home or zoned for mobile home. $172,000 ZONED FOR HOUSES/MOBILE HOMES MLS# 547499 Vacant land; 11.87 acres. Minutes from I-10, schools, restaurants and shopping. $55,000 BEAUTIFUL 2-STORY HOME ON 22+ ACRES MLS# 585800 4 BR/2.5BA; you will love the total seclusion of this property. Perfect for the horse lover. $354,700 GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT PROPERTY MLS# 555947 4BR/2.5BA on 32 acres. Breathtaking views from every angle. Fenced/cross-fenced; hay barn and barn with 4 stalls. $840,000. BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME MLS# 543540 15 acres completely cleared and grassed; zoned 1 home per 7.5 acres; on paved road. $200,000 GREAT HOME W/TONS OF POTENTIAL MLS# 579587 Brick house on 2.51 acres, 4BR/2.5BA w/o ce/bonus room; 3 sep replaces, loft and dressing room and so much more. Screened room overlooks inground pool. $229,000 HORSE LOVERSTHIS IS YOUR DREAM LOCATION MLS# 575392 20.02 acres on two 10.01 acre lots. Zoned AG for horses; perfect for site-built or modular home; no mobile homes allowed. 17-ft deep pond w/well and power pole. $162,000 PICTURES AND WORDS WILL NOT DO JUSTICE FOR THIS HOME AND LAND MLS# 576581 5BR/4.5BA, 2 bonus rooms; 8.24 acres of trees and water, 650 ft artesian well; irrigation system throughout property; 3.5 car garage. $520,000 PROPERTY ON BOTH SIDES OF CR 125 MLS# 555974, 555976, 555978 Prime location for commercial growth in Glen St. Mary. 36.27 acres ready to develop; 20 acres left of CR 125; 16.27 acres on right. Will sell separately; prefer to sell together. $399,900 JUST REDUCED MLS# 580902 Beautiful 5 acres in the country. High and dry and within walking distance to the St. Marys River. Perfect location for your dream home or modular. Dont forget to bring your horses! $67,500 VACANT LAND MLS# 594243 2.29 acres commercial. Just o I-10; unlimited potential. 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ursday, September 15, 2011 T B C P Page 15Heres a sports item I just dont understand. Major League Baseball (MLB) denied the New York Mets request to wear special baseball caps on 9/11. The Mets wanted to wear caps honoring the fire department, police and port authority. MLB denied the request, saying it wanted to keep uniform policy consistent throughout all the teams. I bet if they had polled all the teams not a single one would have complained. In fact, I wouldnt have been at all surprised if the other teams would have wanted to wear the caps themselves. Sometimes people just dont have an iota of common sense. for Gator fans. Offensive coordinator Charlie Weiss was quoted as saying that he had never coached anyone as fast as Jeff Demps and Chris Rainey. That included his stint in the NFL. They are pretty quick fellas. bled Friday nights Wildcat football game. After getting up in the early going, the Tennessee Titans came back to nearly upset the Jags. Just like on Friday night, it took a late interception to seal the win. I wonder if what we saw on Sunday is going to be the trend for the season for the Jaguars. The game looked like it could have been played in 1958 with a dominant running game the focus of the play. I think it was pretty smart for Jack Del Rio to keep the onus of the game off new quarterback Luke McCowns shoulders. Del Rio seems to be letting McCown grow into the starting role and he looked pretty good with the throws he did make. He only had one or two errant tosses, and many of the drops were just that. They hit the receivers in the hands and they dropped them. the release of David Garrard. I liked Garrard and thought he was a pretty good quarterback. I also believed a lot of Garrards problems stemmed from having a mediocre receiving corps. He was never going to be a marquee quarterback like Peyton Manning or Aaron Rodgers. But then, he didnt have Reggie Wayne or Donald Driver like they have. Colts arent the same team without him. The 34-7 loss to Houston demonstrates that the team is built around Mannings skills. Kerry Collins is a veteran but he isnt Manning. lins, allow me to grumble. I didnt attend the Jaguars game in person on Sunday for the sheer reason that I have never been to a Titans game that the Jaguars won. The last one I attended, the Jaguars went up big and Jeff Fisher benched Vince Young in favor of Collins. Collins promptly came back and won the game. As the varsity football Wildcats collected their second straight win over ranked opposition, heres a look at how their opponents fared. Ahmad Fullwood scored two touchdowns and intercepted a pass to lead Bishop Kenny to a 28-14 win over Fletcher. The Crusaders held the Senators to 182 yards total offense. Beach to take on the state runners-up American Heritage, but it was more of the same as the Bulldogs won 28-17 to give Coach Corky Rogers his 400th win. Milton Revell scored a pair of touchdowns for the win. yards rushing and led the Ed win over Forrest. Devante Fudge led the Rebels with 128 yards total offense and a pair of touchdowns. bounded from last weeks loss to the Wildcats by beating a Florida school. They handed Providence a 27-21 loss in Atlanta. their first win of the season in a big way, defeating Stanton Prep 49-29. The Indians amassed 350 yards in total offense on the night. with a 34-27 win over Ridgeview. The Blue Devils had two runners go over the 100-yard mark in the game. thorne 50-14. Paxon Eagles 49-0. 140 total offense on the way to a 21-0 win. 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Page 16 T B C P ursday, September 15, 2011 BOB GERARD | SPORTS It was definitely a tale of two football halves on Friday night at Memorial Stadium as the Baker High Wildcats ran up a 31-7 lead in the first half and then clawed their way to a 31-28 win over the defending state champion Trinity Conquerors. The win brings the Cats to 2-0 against ranked opponents to start the season. It was nearly impossible to shoe-horn another fan into the stadium September 9 as BCHS faced off against the #4 ranked Conquerors. Both teams were primed and ready for the game. BCHS beat Trinity on the road last fall and the visitors wanted desperately to return the favor. From the start, however, it looked like it might be a cakewalk for Baker High. Everything the Cats tried seemed to work. Trini ty had obviously prepared for the passing game, and instead Coach Ryan Sulkowski hit them in the mouth with the running game. Where Thomas Sirk and Ken drick Singleton connected in the 34-6 win over Atlanta West minster, on Friday Sirk used his legs to run up, over, around and through the Conquerors in the first half. The Wildcat defense came out of the chute fired up and aided by the penalties that plagued Trinity all night long, shutting down the Conquerors. The Wildcats moved the ball easily, with Sirk and Fa lon Lee cracking off 15-yard runs. Sirk was a little off all night throwing the ball and overshot his receivers on the first posses sion. But his legs made up for it as BCHS drove to the 19-yard line before the drive stalled. Normal ly reliable Jeremy Wannamaker pulled the ball wide to keep the game scoreless. But the Cats shut down Trin ity in two more possessions and Sirk connected with Singleton in the corner of the end zone mid way through the first quarter for a 7-0 score. That opened the floodgates. Freshman CeCe Jefferson caused a fumble on the kick off and the Wildcats got the ball back deep in Trinity territory at the 20-yard line. Sirk followed Brandon Grey and Jordan Parker to the 5 and three plays later ran it in for the 14-0 lead. Despite sacks from Wanna maker and Jefferson, quarter back Oshay Carter found Nick Washington to cut the lead to a touchdown at the start of the sec ond quarter. Wannamaker, who had touched the ball very little in the first game and in the first period, made the most of his carry on the next BCHS possession, break ing free for a 52-yard touchdown run. The Cats added to the lead a couple of minutes later when Jar ed Lee picked off an errant Carter pass to give BCHS the ball at the 44-yard line. Sirk kept the ball on the first snap from center and out raced the defense for a 56-yard score and a 28-7 lead. The Wildcats got the ball right back when Jefferson forced an other fumble on the kickoff at the Trinity 16. The drive went nowhere, but Wannamaker con verted a 28-yard field goal to put BCHS up 28-7. Trinity gave a taste of what was to come in the second half when Lynn Griffin scored on a run from the Wildcat forma tion where the running back takes a direct snap from center. Much of Fridays Wildcat game was a mirror image of the Jaguar/Titans game on Sunday. In the first drive of the second half, BCHS marched all the way to the Trinity 5-yard line before the drive stalled and Trinity got the ball back on an interception in the end zone. From then on it was all Con querors. You dont get to be state cham pions by lying down and playing dead, and the stop revitalized the visitors. They found a hole in the Cat defense with the Wild cat formation and ran it again and again throughout the half for good yardage. Marvel Taylor got the first score on a 10-yard run and Nick Washington a second with 2:15 left in the game. The Conquerors went for two and got it to narrow the game to a field goal at 31-28. Everyone in the stadium knew to expect the on-side kick except, it seemed, the officials. The ball bounced off a Trinity player be fore it went 10 yards but the of ficials gave the ball to the Conquerors. The miscue fired up the BCHS defense. Kyle Anderson sacked Carter, and with the clock run ning Carter rolled out and threw the ball down field. Falon Lee stepped in front of the intended receiver and pulled in the inter ception to save the game for the Wildcats. Sirk finished with 213 yards on 16 carries. Jefferson had an outstanding game with a pair of fumble recoveries and 2 sacks. The Cats have an open date this Friday before opening their district play on the road versus Clay County, a 34-27 winner over Ridgeview last weekend.BOB GERARD | SPORTS Amazing what a couple of wins can do. After defeating state champion Trinity Christian 3128 on Friday and Georgias #5 team Westminster the week be fore, the Wildcats shot up in the power polls. The Cats are ranked #2 in the state in the power polls in their classification. They are ranked #12 in all classifications and Max Preps ranks them #405 nationally, or in the top 5 percent in the country. Coach Ryan Sulkowski was also named Coach of the Week. Not too shabby. But dont look for Sulkowski to rest on his laurels. He knows that it will all go away just that fast if the Wildcats lose to Clay County next week in Green Cove Springs. You dont win state titles with power rankings, said Sulkowski. You do it by winning games. The Wildcats found out a lot about themselves during the Trinity game. They also found out that state champions dont give up, even when they are trail ing by 24 points. Trinity came back to shut out the Cats in the second half, some thing that Sulkowski attributes to Trinity knowing how to win, and to fitness. We literally scored too quick ly in the first half. That meant our defense was out there all the time. By the second half our guys were gassed, he said. Sulkowski traces the Trin ity comeback to its touchdown with the Cats up 21-13. If they hadnt have scored that touchdown right before the half, they wouldnt have been in the game, said the coach. But they did score, and that along with a blown assignment inside the 10 yard line that cost the Wildcats a score, gave Trin ity the momentum it needed to make a game of it. They showed that they knew how to overcome adversity, but so did we. We made the plays when we had to, particularly Fa lon Lees interception at the end of the game. Lees pick off of an Oshay Carter pass sealed the win for BCHS, said Sulkowski. Lee was one of many stand outs for the Wildcats. Thomas Sirk showed his rushing ability, something that didnt come as a surprise to his coach. It was in the game plan, he said. If a team focuses on your passing game we go with the run, and it looked like Trinity planned to defend against the pass. Though there were a lot of de fensive standouts, freshman CC Jefferson had an outstanding game. Hes had five sacks in two games and the record is 12. If he keeps it up he can have the school record, Sulkowski said. One of the freshmans ma jor advantages besides his 6 250-pound frame is his willing ness to be coached. From the first day of pads we knew he was a special guy, said Sulkowski. We keep harping on imagine where youll be if you keep working imagine where you could be in four years. The Cats came out of the titan ic battle with no major injuries and have two weeks to get their energy back. We have to refocus for Clay. Its a district game theyre the ones that count. You dont win those and you dont go to the playoffs, he said. Power polls and rankings aside, that is where Ryan Sulkowski and the Wildcats want to be. 11 Hardees Food Systems, Inc. 11 Santa Barbara Restaurant Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Red Burrito items available after 10:30 a.m. Not valid with any other coupon, offer, discount or combo. Coupon must be presented and surrendered before ordering regardless of discounts redeemed. Only original coupon accepted. Limit 2 discounts per coupon. Customer must pay any sales tax due. Cash value 1/100 of 1. Not for sale. 11 Santa Barbara Restaurant Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Red Burrito items available after 10:30 a.m. Not valid with any other coupon, offer, discount or combo. Coupon must be presented and surrendered before ordering regardless of discounts redeemed. Only original coupon accepted. Limit 2 discounts per coupon. Customer must pay any sales tax due. Cash value 1/100 of 1. Not for sale. 11 Santa Barbara Restaurant Group, Inc. All rights reserved. 5009 Red Burrito items available after 10:30 a.m. Not valid with any other coupon, offer, discount or combo. Coupon must be presented and surrendered before ordering regardless of discounts redeemed. Only original coupon accepted. Limit 2 discounts per coupon. Customer must pay any sales tax due. Cash value 1/100 of 1. Not for sale. 11 Santa Barbara Restaurant Group, Inc. All rights reserved. 5009 $$ rf ntb At Hardees weve added an entire new restaurant inside Red Burrito! Now youll be able to enjoy all of Hardees classics like 100% Black Angus Thickburgers, Made From Scratch Biscuits and our new irresistible Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders and Hand-Breaded Chicken Fillet Sandwich. Or, if youre in the mood for something fresh and different, check out our new Red Burrito menu. Player of the Week #2 Unsung Hero of the Week #2 CC Je erson DLCC helped the Wildcat defense control the rst half against Trinity by harassing and sacking the opposing quarterback. CCs e orts against Trinity were a big reason why the Wildcats were able to get the big win.Jared Lee LBJared Lee had two interceptions in two games and led a defensive unit against Trinity who helped the Wildcats get o to a fast 2-0 start to open the 2011 season. Jared is a big hitter who loves playing on the defensive side of the ball. www.ferreirafuneralservices.com www.burkinschevy.com Player of the Week #1 Unsung Hero of the Week #1 Thomas Sirk QBAlready committed to Duke, Sirk was the stand out player in the game against Westminster High School. Thomas led the Wildcats to victory with 16/22 passing for 289 yards, 3 TDs, 11 rushes for 42 yds. and 2 TDs.CC Je erson DLPlaying in his rst varsity game against Westminster in Georgia, CC Je erson dominated the defensive front and wreaked havoc on the opposing offense. www.ferreirafuneralservices.com www.burkinschevy.com PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSONPictured clockwise from top: Hunter Sullivan sacks Trinitys Oshay Carter, Kyle Alexander sacks Carter and Thomas Sirk runs for the rst down.rfrntbbnwww.bakercountypress.com

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