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The Baker County press
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Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
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904.259.2400 bcpress@nefcom.netCOVERING BAKER COUNTY SINCE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings MIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF A much-anticipated western loop for truckers to travel from US 90 just east of Macclenny directly to CR 228 at Interstate 10, instead of driving through narrow downtown streets, could be under construction by this time in 2016. The engineering and de sign work is expected to be gin within about four months and be completed by the end of 2015 on what has been labeled the Midpoint Parkway in a joint agreement between Baker County and the Florida Depart ment of Transportation. County commissioners on April 15 authorized the execu tion of an agreement with DOT for a $650,000 grant to fund the projects engineering and design. The grant deal was sealed a couple of months ago by the projects insertion as a region ally significant project in the Northeast Florida Transporta tion Planning Organization en compassing Jacksonville and surrounding counties, includ ing Baker. The truck bypass route, a two-lane corridor, will extend from near the Walmart Distri bution Center on US 90 to the intersection at Barber Road in front of Walmart SuperCenter on CR 228 and I-10. Macclenny and county offi cials have been pushing for the bypass for years to reduce the bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTS Who are you most likely to support in the District 4 county commission race ?70% Adam Giddens 20% James Bennett 10% Undecided BCHS Melody Coggin touted for support of female athleticsSee page 6Cats vs. Stanton for district crown after 4-3 victory over KennySee page 10Suspect begs cop to place him in jailSee page 5Four candidates are in the race so far to replace Clerk of Courts Al Fraser, who announced two weeks ago hes leaving ofmid-way through his current term. The list is expected to expand before the May 19 deadline to qualify by petition to be on the November ballot. The recently-increased annual salary of $99,222 is likely to guarantee a crowded Among the candidates so far are two long-time deputy clerks already on Mr. Frasers 11-person staff. papers at the election Stacie Harvey of Macclenny, a 19-year veteran deputy and the by Mr. Fraser shortly after he was elected. The mother of three, including 2-year-old twins, has been assigned to var ied departments including child support, dozen years on both criminal felony and misdemeanors. She currently is deputy for family law, probate and guardianship. The other deputy, Julie Combs of Sanderson, initially indicated she would not be a candidate but changed her mind. The former county commissioner (20002008) has been in a deputy job 11 years in two stages and is currently assigned to ofmainly worked in the county and circuit civil departments. Ms. Combs is mar ried with three grown children. Sally Register of Macclenny is the third hopeful and a political newcomer. Her experi ence spans 36 years in the customer service departments of the former Citizens Bank and Mercantile Bank, and she is currently employed at TD Bank in Macclenny. Ms. Register, who also has bachelors degree in education, worked for one decade between bank positions for NEFCOM, the local phone company. She has two grown sons, and she and her husband have 14 grandchildren between them. Joey Johnson is the fourth candidate to pick up qualifying papers, but did not respond this week to an Stacie Harvey Julie CombsSee page 2 JON SHUMAKEPRESS FEATURES jonshu@live.comGrowing up, Baxter resident John David Peterson was always fascinated with insects. Now, at 22, hes turned that lifelong passion into a career as a beekeeper with the World Honey Market. Mr. Peterson became interested in bees at a young age after seeing an episode of The Magic School Bus that focused on the insect. He was drawn to bees because they are the only insect that produces something edible and he re-watched the episode countless times. I annoyed the heck out of my parents for a VHS so I could record it, Mr. Peterson said. I annoyed them again by watching it over and over again. I was enthralled by it. The interest continued into middle school when he and his younger brother sold can dy at school to earn money to buy bee hives. They eventually saved up enough and Mr. Peterson was allowed to take a half-day off school in eighth grade to purchase the first four hives for $125 each. Although only one of the four initial hives survived the first year, he wasnt discour aged. Instead, he used it as a learning experience as he continued to grow as a beekeeper. Through his dedication to the craft, his collection of colonies has blossomed from the original four to the 500 that are spread across several bee yards near the Georgia Bend that make up his business. I was tenacious about it, Mr. Peterson said. I didnt want it to whip me. Its a difficult endeavor. I got an education in agriculture from the school of hard knocks. The foundation for his current business was laid during high school when he was a member of the Future Farm ers of America. With the encouragement of his agriculture teacher Greg Johnson, Mr. Peterson won the FFA State Proficiency Award for Agro Entrepreneurship in 2010. He competed against other stu dents who specialized in cows, chickens and hogs with only one other entrant working with bees. Being No. 1 in the state is pretty big, Mr. Peterson said. It got me a lot of recognition. He won more than $500 with the FFA award, which he was determined to apply to his business. Mr. Peterson conducted a series of trades and transactions, including trading a motorcycle for a piece of property in Waycross, Ga., to get the money to start World Honey Market. Now, his business has grown and he produced more than 29,000 pounds of honey in 2013 and he plans to produce even more this year. His honey can be found in Smart Market and Hagan Ace Hardware in Macclenny and all Ace HardPHOTO BY KERI JARVIS Lady Wildcats are four-peat district champs(Back row, l-r) Ashley Houston, Vanessa Roberts, Kylie Holton, Kylee Canaday, Hayleigh Mulkey, Genie Taylor, Mackenzie Wingard, Delicia Washington, Callie Paine, Payton Parker, Franklin Gris, John Holton, (front) Branda Jarvis, Jennifer Hodges, Ashton Alford, Macy Jackson, Corley Sweat, Madison Kennedy, Brandie Callway and Kellie Lawler. See page 11 for full coverage. PHOTOS BY JON SHUMA K E World Honey Market produced 29,000 pounds of honey in 2013. John David Peterson THE ENTREPRENEURSee page 2Tenacity is paying o for beekeeperParlayed his passion for insects into an enterpriseTwo deputies jump in court clerk raceField numbers four so farMidpoint Parkway design plan signed See page 4 Sally Register


Page 2 T B C P ursday, April 24, 2014 Crossroads Shopping Center | 816 S. 6th St. | Macclenny | Open 7 Days a Week 8 am 8 pm USDA Inspected Fresh AssortedPORK CHOPS$229lb. Heavy Western Beef CHUCK CUBED STEAK$429lb.SAVEUP TO USDAINSPECTED 1 LB. CLAMSHELL STRAWBERRIES 12 OZ. BAG CLASSIC SALAD MIX$129 ROMA TOMATOES Sale prices good April 23-29, 2014. Heavy Western Boneless BeefCHUCK ROAST$379lb. BICOLOR CORN 2/$100 USDA Inspected Thin or Center Cut PORK CHOPS$299lb.USDA Inspected Fresh Chicken Thighs orDRUMSTICKS$119lb. USDA Inspected D.L. LeeSMOKED NECKBONES$199lb.12 oz. Pkg. Hickory Springs SLICED BACON2/$500 12 oz. Pkg. Gwaltney Mild or Hot ROLL SAUSAGE993 lb. Pkg. Sugardale HOT DOGS$399 99lb. 1 LB. 2/$400 FAMILY PACK! FAMILY PACK! Heavy Western Boneless BeefNEW YORK STRIP STEAK$699lb.40% Every Day! FAMILY PACK FAMILY PACK interview request. All three female candidates are running as Democrats; Mr. Johnson is a Republican. Two other potential clerk candidates have visited the Robinson, former longtime county commissioner and JefCorrectional Development Corporation that owns the county jail. The sole candidate not previously announced for an upcoming Baker County School Board election is Paul Scammacca of Glen St. Mary, who several years back indicated an interest in running for school superintendent but never did so. He is an in-school suspen sion teacher at John E. Ford Elementary School in Jack sonville and a 20-year veteran teacher. The father of four has a bachelors degree in educa tion from the University of Florida and a masters degree in public administration from UNF. He was raised in Gainesville and taught at Macclenny Elementary for two years before transferring to Duval County. He is the second challenger for the District 4 seat occupied by Jody Anderson of Glen. other term in District 2, and the vacant District 3 post is sought so far by former school superintendent Paula Barton, Clayton Rhoden. From page 1Deputies jump into clerk raceware stores in Jacksonville. World Honey Market honey can also be bought in sever al Ace Hardware locations in central Florida and along the states east and west coasts. Mr. Peterson also rents his bees out across the country to help other crops with pollination. He sends the colonies out on a semi-regular schedule, including Lake Wales in the early part of the year and Wisconsin in the early summer. He also recently sent his bees to California for the first time. He said it was a good learning experience for him and it was a good trip for the bees since there wasnt much blooming locally. But as happy as he was to extend his business to California, he said he still prefers the scenery of Florida. The coolest thing I do is the Central Florida groves, Mr. Peterson said. He takes his colonies to Iron Mountain, the high point in Florida, where he said it looks like hes in Italy when he looks over the groves from the high vantage point. Although it is spreading his business nationally, he said renting his bees out is one of the most stressful parts of his job. Its always a risk, Mr. Peterson said. Theres so much that can happen on the trips that itll put some gray hairs on your head real quick. You have to maintain the attitude that anything that can happen is going to happen and you have to keep plugging along. To keep up with his growth in business, the young beekeeper spends several hours a day at one of his bee yards going through the colonies, where he is stung upwards of 50 times. He said he is currently working on collecting the honey to bottle it to sell. Mr. Peterson said the toughest part of beekeeping, whether its as a hobby or commercially, is keeping the insects alive. People dont realize the amount of labor that goes into each bottle of honey, he said. This is intense work. Usually, 30 percent of your colonies in a well-managed environment will die off. You can lose up to 80 percent in a blink of an eye if the colonies are poorly managed. Another unforeseen issue Mr. Peterson has faced has been the name World Honey Market. The original plan was to collect the best honey from around the world. The idea didnt manifest, but the name still stuck. Mr. Peterson said the name could be hindering his business because people may not think they are getting local honey when they see it in a store. As a result, he is considering changing the name to the Baker Bee Co. within the next year. A name change isnt the only major change that Mr. Peter son could be facing in the next 12 months. His honey will also be available at Ace Hardware stores all through Florida and there is also a possibility it will be sold at Publix supermarkets. With all his success thus far in beekeeping, Mr. Peterson remains optimistic for what his future holds in the field. You have to be tenacious about accomplishing your goals, he said. You have to network yourself and meet other people in your area. It will just keep building from there. Its definitely a snowball effect. From page 1Young beekeeper: insect passion turned into business


Page3APRIL 24, 2014 LIKE US ONFACEBOOK TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION IMPRESS I ONSJim McGauley Get in on the Facebook dis cussion by searching for The Baker County Press and liking our page to stay informed. We post news, events, links to photos, video and other content at www.bakercounty think I see where this is headed. This week we learn the U.S. Department of bastion of selective enforce signaling it wants to clear the federal prison system of nonviolent drug offenders (never mind that most have pleaded down from serious crimes). Kinda like its clearing the pe nal system of ICE inmates who have committed crimes. Among the many rewards of twice electing Barack Obama president is the easing of societys strictures against the use of drugs like marijua na. The president himself has made no secret he toked his way through late adolescence, and he believes pot is no more harmful than alcohol. Beside the point, since medical experts contend that both are dangerous to ones physical well-being. And then theres the risk that both can accelerate a persons yen to dip into stronger stuff. Last weekend in Colorado, where recreational use of marijuana is now legal, tens of thousands showed up for a massive celebration in Denver that, if the photographic images are accurate, appeared to be little more than gyrating throngs of the zoned out. Technically one is not sup posed to puff away in public but there were only 47 people cited for doing so. One suspects the theme of that event and hundred others like it celebrating the /20 pot holiday was as much to dom in public as it was to recognize the laws are changing. By the way, two of the acts entertaining the crowd were Slightly Stoopid and Snoop Dog. Can you say apropos? As someone who, ahem, partook of the weed occasionally during his young and foolish post-adolescence, observing what is surely a trend toward relaxing criminal penalties on drug use begs this question. Is this really a good time in our quest to preserve a functioning republic to introduce yet more substances with the potential to turn us into zombies? What most of us recognize as dysfunctional leadership at the highest level, encompass ing all major political parties, is ultimately a consequence of the fact that half (or more) of voting age people in the United States do not participate in the political process. Not evor get involved in grass-roots politics, but would it be too much to ask that all of us vote? The trend is disturbing, as are its repercussions. So lets just say all 50 states legalize pot, and the result is citizens drift around aimlessly in a cloud of marijuana smoke. Another 20 percent or so are so fond of booze (and the increasing ease with which one can live on the government dole) that they are incapable of worthwhile contribution to the commonwealth. See where this is going? Every obligation removed from what is required of the citizenry in a functioning representative republic (most vital the ability to critically analyze who is really looking out for the good of the nation) weakens that republic. Personal responsibility for ones actions is one of those obligations, as is caring for those who depend on us, and doing so with a clear head. That, it seems, is the reason the pot revolution should bother us. We dont need more inducements to make us, well, more stoopid.Headed toward Land of Free, Home of the Stoned? referee told the boxers. No head butting; no hitting below the belt. When the bell to end the round rings, I want both of you to go straight to your corners. Is that understood? The boxers nod. All right. Then lets pinky promise and have a good The boxers gers, then go to their corners and the bell rings for There are many forms of bonded commitment. Shaking hands, signing treaties, the giving and exchanging of rings. But in the South there is one more binding than all others. The pinky promise. When you are a kid, it is the ultimate sign of intent. Prom ising is important a binding contract, but pinky promising is even more important. For a kid to break the pinky promise, means being branded a liar and a cheat and being made an outcast. I remember the outrage on one of my childrens faces when they came home from school to tell about an incident at recess during which one of their friends broke this bond. But he pinky promised. They were scandalized that someone would break a pinky promise. The mere thought that something like that could happen shook the very foundations of their world. The next day, retribution came down upon the offenders head as no one would choose him at recess. Nobody wanted a pinky promise breaker on their team. There is guilt by association. No one wants to be painted with that brush. So many important issues could be solved by that simple act of linking the two little inherent vulnerability of sepa rate parties linked together and made stronger by that small act. It is far more effec tive than the handshake. When you learn to pinky promise, it sticks with you. I remember watching rehearsals for The Old Time Gospel Jubilee over the summer. My wife and Kristie Shook played sisters who didnt get along, but at one point they agree to a truce for the duration of the radio show that takes place during the play. They seal the deal with a pinky promise. I had to smile since I hadnt directed that. In fact, I probably wouldnt have thought of something that perfect. They came to it as something natural that sisters would do to seal the pact. Dont you wish that everyone would recognize the importance of the pinky promise? It would be a much better world. Example: The world was the forces of Nazi Germany poured across the border with Poland in a pre-dawn inva sion on a massive scale, the scratchy old radio broadcast intoned. It is clear by this act of aggression that Hitlers earlier promises to respect Polish sovereignty were only words. Speaking from the steps of Number 10 Downing Street, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin was clearly shaken by the days events. We certainly did not see this as a possibility. Chancellor Hitler assured us in the strongest terms that he had no intention of military action against Poland. You all of myself and the Chancellor pinky promising on the steps of the Reichstag in Berlin last month. Mr. Prime Minister, what will this mean? Chancellor Hitler broke a pinky promise he made not only to us but to the world. This means war! I can totally see it. It is clear that not everyone accepts the solemnity of the pinky promise. Earlier this week, Secretary of State John Kerry attempted to get Russian President Vladimir Putin to agree to a pinky promise regarding peace with Ukraine. What is this Pinky Prom ise? railed Putin. Is he calling me a Communist implying that I am pinko? I refuse to agree to the authority of the pinky promise. The Russian people will not pinky promise with the USA. A shame isnt it? Imagine President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner giving the pinky promise about working together to pass legislation. It would be a sign of hope that the country would be ready to move forward. The simple, but powerful, pinky promise. MY SIDE OFTHE MATTERROBERT GERARD The pinky promise gives it true gravity T B C P 104 South Fifth St. 904-259-2400 gotcommentscomplaintssuggestionsstory ideasAs simple as an e-mail..... If you have any information you think we need to know, send it to: Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? 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Page 4 T B C P ursday, April 24, 2014BAKER COUNTY COMMISSION Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care Private Spacious Indoor/Outdoor RunsComplete Bath, De-flea & Groom ....... $20-$25 Bath, De-flea & Nails Clip . . . . . . $10-$15 Boarding (per actual day).................. $5-$10 Treatment rooms are private and con dential. Who needs dental insurance? www.macclennydentalclub.com653-3333 571 S. 6th StreetDerrick Carter, D.M.D.WE HAVE A BETTER PLAN!MacclennyDentalSmileClub.com3 plans to t your needs, ALL with NO annual limits, NO waiting period, NO deductible, NO exclusions, NO missing tooth clause, NO calendar year max, NO waiting to verify coverage and NEVER see an increase in your monthly cost volume of heavy truck traffic, including 18-wheelers serving Walmart, at the crowded inter sections of US 90 at SR 121 and SR 228. Numerous repairs have been required to fix damaged curbs run over by the big rigs that routinely travel from Interstate 10 through Macclennys com mercial core to reach the dis tribution center. In addition to easing local traffic congestion, the Mid point Parkway will open up op portunities for economic de velopment and the creation of hundreds of new jobs on more than 700 acres of woodland that have been bypassed by developers. The grant money will come from the states Transportation Regional Incentive Program, referred to simply as TRIP. It is one of many grants the state will be awarding totaling $5.7 million throughout DOTs 18-county District 2. Ordinarily, local participat ing governments are required to fund half the cost of such grants but Baker County was granted a Rural Economic De velopment Initiative waiver. Local officials have said the county could not afford to fund $325,000 for its share of the grant. The funding agreement was presented to the county com mission last week by James Bennett, DOTs urban trans portation development manag er in Jacksonville. While roads and highways remain DOTs primary trans portation concerns, Mr. Ben nett noted that spinoff benefits from TRIP grants expand the scope. TRIP is an economic de velopment program, said Mr. Bennett, a Baker County na tive who recently announced his candidacy this year for the seat now held by Commissioner Adam Giddens. The county will be respon sible for obtaining right-of-way for the route and hiring a con tractor to conduct the design work. Because raw land in the proposed corridor will become accessible to developers, Mr. Bennett said he would expect those land owners to donate some or all of the land neces sary to build the road. The area, which is served by a CSX rail line that runs east and west in front of the Walmart warehouse, is viewed as prime land for an industri al park and major employment center. After the engineering and design is completed the coun ty can apply for construction funds from TRIP, or other grant programs available for economic development in rural counties, Mr. Bennett said. In other business commissioners: Reviewed a list of countyowned properties prepared by County Manager C.J. Thomp son at the request of Commis sioner James Croft, who said he wanted the information to see if the county had any surplus property that could be sold to help balance the budget. The list contained 75 sepa rate parcels totaling 2,987.49 acres, including 2,631.49 acres at St. Marys River Shoals Park. The lengthy list makes it seem as though the county owns a lot of land, the county man ager said, but it includes ev ery right-of-way and ditch the county owns. The number of properties also appear to be more numer ous than they actually are, he said, because many separate parcels make up one single en tity, such as Shoals Park, which comprises 13 individual par cels on Odis Yarborough Road, Crews Road and CR 125 North. The only piece of land the county owns that is truly sur plus, Mr. Thompson told com missioners, is a 20-acre parcel the county obtained with recre ational grant money a number of years ago on the north side of US 90 west of Glen St. Mary. Its more valuable as tim berland than anything else, he said, adding that after the county acquired the land for adult softball fields a survey showed it had too much wet land to be useful for recre ational purposes. He said its possible the county could try to do some horse trading and exchange the property for a more suit able site somewhere else. But it wont be easy, he said. We know theres going to be limited interest in the property, given its location, Mr. Thomp son said. Joined thousands of local governments nationwide in ap proving a proclamation endors ing a Congressional declaration of May 1 and the week of May 11-17 National Law Enforce ment Memorial Day and Na tional Law Enforcement Week. The proclamation notes that every 53 hours a law enforce ment officer is killed in the line of duty somewhere in the Unit ed States and 97 others are in jured performing their duties. Baker County citizens are urged in the document to make every effort to express their thanks to our men (pre sumably women cops as well) who make it possible for us to leave our homes and family in safety each day and to return to our homes knowing they are protected by men willing to sacrifice their lives if necessary to guard our loved ones, prop erty and government against all who would violate the law. Proclaimed April Water Conservation Month and im plored all residents, businesses and schools to do their part to conserve the precious life-sus taining resource by practicing water saving measures. From page 1Midpoint Parkway: design plan signedA Coffee County, GA man was seriously injured when he lost control of his northbound pickup truck on CR 125 near Cuyler late on April 17. The Florida Highway Patrol said the 2001 vehicle driven by San Kafouse, 44, of Broxton, GA entered the grass shoulder for unknown reasons and he lost control as it re-entered the pavement. The truck rotated and overturned on the southbound shoulder and collided with a tree. Mr. Kafouse, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to UF Health Jacksonville. His wife and passenger Lisa Ann Harvey, 48, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. The accident occurred about 11:30 pm and charges are pending.CorrectionsThe newspaper erred in its April 17 edition when it reported that Julie Driggers, 44, of Jacksonville drew a pleaded as a co-defendant to a rash of home burglaries in late 2012 and early 2013. Her probation period is 15 years. The prior week, the news paper reported that Isanda Birriel-Garcia, 21, accused of having sex with a girl under 16, was also wanted for armed robbery in Jacksonville. He was wanted for violating probation for armed robbery. MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF Baker Countys Emergency Medical Ser vices department is on track to bring in a little more revenue than it did last year, partly due to new billing and collection procedures implemented last year. That was the good news delivered to county commissioners during a workshop last week to review the departments success at reducing bad debts generated by former patients who received services but never paid for them, or at least never paid the entire debt off. However, while some progress has been made toward collecting on delinquent accounts, commissioners learned during the informal meeting on the afternoon of April 15 there is plenty of room for improvement. For example, expenditures still exceed revenues, just not by quite as big a margin as in the past, according to a report presented by EMS director David Richardson, who supervises a crew of 18 full-time emergency rescue I know there have been concerns expressed about the costs of EMS, Mr. Richardson told the board. We had hoped to cut costs more this year. We tried buying bulk money. began October 1, totaled $637,015 compared with $1,181,816 during the entire previous budget year. On a more positive note, he pointed out year totaled $452,691, which is slightly more than half of the entire $888,169 collected during 2012-13. Hopefully, revenues will continue to increase as collections procedures become no guarantees that the second half of the year cant predict whats going to happen in the second half, Mr. Richardson said. One major mechanical breakdown of a rescue unit, for example, could add a huge exnot anticipated and not budgeted. Those are just things we cant control, he said. In addition to collecting past due bills, the department increased its charges for transporting patients last year to boost revenue. That prompted a question from Commissioner Adam Giddens, who wanted to know how the department calculates what its trip charges will be. We go the highest we can charge thats acceptable by Medicare, Mr. Richardson said. Medicare is our main payer. The department is still experiencing difmany with private insurance plans or no insurance at all, he said. Why is that? Commission Chairman Jimmy Anderson asked. Sometimes its because claims were denied claims must be reprocessed multiple times, Mr. Richardson said, adding that other times federal Medicaid bureaucrats deny a claim because they didnt think rescue was necessary. When a 911 call comes in and a rescue unit responds, the patient, who might be an accident victim or someone who simply doesnt feel well, cannot be told they dont need EMS, Mr. Richardson said, because the departments responsibility is to care for the patient and worry about being paid later. With some of the denied Medicaid claims he said the county can appeal and, hopefully, get paid eventually, but some times we never get paid. For the past several years the county has into emergency reserve funds, much of which has been caused by the imbalance between revenues and expenditures in EMS. According to data presented by Mr. Richardson, the departments deficit is much greater on charges for medical services than it is on charges for transporting patients to the hospital. In 2012-13, EMS collected $419,402 in transportation charges versus $343,837 in expenditures, leaving a surplus of $75,566. But revenue for medical services that year totaled only $468,767 and cost taxpayers $837,979, for a loss of $369,212. As of March 31 this year, halfway through ment reported $452,691 in total revenue and of $184,324.51. By comparison, in 2012-13 the EMS de partment received $888,169 in total revenue and spent $1,181,816.70, which left a gaping enue funds. A Texas collections agency hired last fall was given a number of old debts to start working on in December to hopefully gain otherwise lost revenue, Mr. Richardson told commissioners. But costs also have spiraled upward in the past year, primarily due to increased employee insurance premiums, increased contributions for employee retirement plans and highExpenditures based on uncontrollable increases have had a negative effect budget wise, but hopes are they will level off as reve nue is expected to continue an upward trend, Mr. Richardson said. He and County Manager C.J. Thompson time to prove hiring the company was a good idea. Their incentive is to collect the maximum amount of revenue because they dont get paid anything unless they collect, Mr. Thompson ery dollar they collect for the county. We want to pay them more money because that means were getting more revenue. Not only do the collection agents go after individual patients, but they also continue efforts to collect from Medicaid and private insurers. Commissioners thanked Mr. Richardson and the county manager for the presentation, which they said was helpful in giving them a job the collections agency is doing. I just want to make sure they are effective and this is working, said Commissioner Giddens, who had called for the workshop. revenue shows they are doing a good job, Mr. Richardson said.EMS still in the hole, but less so is scal year is better, so far, but we cant predict whats going to happen in the second half.David RichardsonBaker County EMS DirectorInjured as truck overturnsDisabled pickup is stolen on SR 121 S.A High Springs, FL man whose pickup broke down on SR 121 south of Macclenny late on April 16 called the sheriffs department the next day when his insurance company informed him the vehicle was gone when a tow truck was sent to retrieve it. Stephen White told Deputy Jacob Satterwhite he left the keys to the unlocked 2006 GMC truck in the console about 10:30 that evening near Sapp Rd. A check with the Florida had not authorized the truck to be removed, and it was entered into the crime computer bank as stolen. In another theft involving a vehicle, Daniel Schmehl of Macclenny returned to his 2003 Ford pickup about 10:30 that a $295 chain saw had been removed from the truck bed. Deputy Michael Antonini noted the vehicle was parked across from Mr. Schmehls residence on E. Boulevard North at the time. Benefit For Amarely Garcia-DiazNOTICE: The Loyal Order of Moose is a private organization. All activities and events referred to are available to Saturday, April 26 4 11 am 6 pmGRILLED CHICKEN DINNERS FOR SALE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.Call Wanda 904-994-7750


ursday, April 24, 2014 T B C P Page 5 $ Male brown/brindle bull mastiffANSWERS TO TANKMay be limping, bad back leg Missing since March 25 off Odis Yarbrough Rd.Call 259-7867 904-955-3037 or 259-1373 with any information A Sanderson man who repeatedly pleaded that he be taken to jail for trying to start nience store was arrested the afternoon of April 15 for disturbing the peace. Caleb Southard, 22, alleg edly tried to punch a patron at the Kangaroo Store on US 90 across from the courthouse about 2:30 pm, said Deputy cer quoted the suspect as saying he had no money, no place to live and that he wanted to go to jail to see family in the jail before they went away to prison. He said hed do whatever he had to, to make that happen, according to the deputy. Court records indicate Mr. Southard has pending felony charges for possession of cocaine and prescription drugs, and hes been convicted of grand theft and multiple misdemeanors. In other recent arrests, Shane Sandoval, 27, was taken into custody outside his residence on 8th St. and charged with disorderly intoxication and breach of the peace following an altercation with his live-in girlfriend. Deputy Michael Clark responded to a disturbance call at the couples residence on 8th St. the morning of April 17 after Mr. Sandoval allegedly broke out the rear window of a 1996 Acura belonging to Amberay Reed, 25. She declined to prosecute if the boyfriend agreed to leave, and Deputy Clark said Mr. Sandoval shortly after became unruly and refused to calm himself during an argument with his girlfriend over a suitcase. Bryan Harrington, 33, of Macclenny was booked at county jail the evening of April 16 for violation of probation after he caused a disturbance on the property of Richard Smith on CR 23C. Deputy Chris Walker located the intoxicated Mr. Harrington in a vacant trailer shortly after 8 pm and noted he had been out of jail only three days after being placed on probation for disorderly intoxication. He has a history of alcoholrelated offenses. Deputy Chris Walker said he was aware of Jason Byrds license status when he stopped him driving a 2002 Chevrolet on US 90 in east Glen St. Mary shortly before midnight on April 17. Mr. Byrd, 35, of Glen had ure to make court appearances, and has a lengthy history of arrests, including one last month on the same offense. A criminal complaint was sett, 21, of Macclenny for carrying a concealed pair of brass knuckles. Deputy Trey McCullough noted that the accused and Tara Washington, 41, of Macclenny have been engaged in a long-running feud, and the latter called police when she alleged Ms. Grissett bran dished the weapon at the BP station downtown about 6 pm. A store clerk backed Ms. Washingtons version of events as well. Deputy Robert Simpkins arrested Benjamin Ciafardoni, 26, at a residence on Ivy St. in Macclenny in the early morn ing hours of April 19. He was wanted in Seminole County for violating probation on a charge of giving false ownership information to a pawn shop. Melvin Norman, 46, of Glen St. Mary was already in county jail on April 14 when served with an out-of-county warrant for delinquent child support. Frank Levi Pipkins, 34, of Glen was arrested April 17 on a bond surrender for petty theft. Sheriffs deputies made a number of arrests for domestic battery the past week, three of them involving intoxicated live-in boyfriends and one husband. Amanda Shanahan, 27, told Deputy Koty Crews her husband Joshua Shanahan, 26, had been drinking heavily the evening of April 15 when they began arguing early the next morning while sitting on a porch of their residence off Richardson Rd. south of Sanderson. Initially he began striking himself about the head, then the wife said he turned on her, grabbing her by the hair and throwing her onto nearby concrete before striking her about the head. Deputy Crews noted scratches, swelling and redness, along with clumps of hair on her clothing. Deputy Tony Norman arrested Casey Freeman, 22, when he returned to his residence on River Hills Rd. north of Macclenny the evening of April 13. His live-in girlfriend, 17, called the sheriffs department earlier after he chased her into several rooms, dragged her by the hair and sions and bruising about her neck, in addition to a clump of hair in the bathroom where Mr. Freeman kicked down the locked door. The girlfriend said he was drunk and became enraged that she wanted to return to their residence earlier that evening after visiting relatives. the couples infant son was present during the incident. Elliott Haire, 29, of Sanderson was arrested for domestic battery following an interview with Deputy Chad Montean at county jail the evening of April 15. herself in a bathroom, accusing Mr. Haire of attacking her and throwing her onto a couch at their residence on Shumate Lane during an argument that centered around him packing belongings to leave. The officer noted swelling on Ms. Baldwins hand where the accused allegedly attempted to remove her engagement ring. Denny Bowers, 39, was arrested in the early morning hours of April 20 for battery on live-in girlfriend Bethany Bates, 33, at their residence on North 5th St. in Macclenny. Deputy Michael Antonini said Ms. Bates was in an hysterical state when he arrived at the address about 2:45 am, and said her boyfriend came home drunk and accusing her of cheating on him. He allegedly pulled her out of her bed by the shirt and grabbed her by the arms. The deputy also viewed what he described as obscene text messages sent by Mr. Bowers before he came home. The same deputy arrested William Privett Jr., 21, the evening of April 19 for striking his father William Privett Sr., 45, while the latter attempted to intervene during an argument between the accused and his 17-year-old sister. The incident took place at their home on Blair St. in Macclenny about 6:45 pm. The deputy noted a laceration above the fathers left eye. Police arrested two Macclenny men in separate cases the past week for felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell. the downtown area. April 15 when Deputy Robert Simpkins recognized Carlton Pender, 21, at the wheel of a 2009 Saturn that pulled out from the parking lot of Moodys Chevron just before 5 pm. marijuana emanating from the vehicles interior and during a routine search found 13 small baggies of pot in the center console. He also charged Mr. Pender with driv ing with four suspensions and never obtaining a license. Passenger Favion Allen, 22, of Macclen ny denied knowledge of the baggies and was warned for having an open container of alcohol in the car. In the second case, Deputy Trey McCullough arrested Dennis Desue Jr., 25, shortly after midnight on April 19 for hav smaller baggies commonly used for re-sale in the glove box of a 1997 Buick he was riding in when it ran the stop sign at MLK Dr. and US 90. into the parking lot of CVS about 12:30 am and it appeared Mr. Desue was attempt ing to stow something before he heard the door of the glove box close as he approached the vehicle. During an ensuing search, the deputy found more empty small baggies in the console. Driver Dorian Surrency-Frazier, 20, of Macclenny was ticketed for having no driv ers license. Deputy Simpkins arrested James New mans Jr., 38, of Glen St. Mary for felony possession of a Hydrocodone pill, misde meanor possession of marijuana and driv ing on a license with 11 suspensions the evening of April 19. driven by the suspect north of the CRs 125 and 127 intersection at Cuyler because of a faulty tag light. During a consent search, he found the pill in a bottle stashed in the driver side door, and a baggie of pot in the Also in the purse were more pills for which Mr. Newmans had a prescription. came irate when he was in the process of arresting Mr. Newmans, and he had to warn her to calm herself or face arrest. James Tyler Fletcher, 30, of Macclen ny was arrested for misdemeanor posses sion of a baggie of marijuana and rolling papers found in the 1997 Cadillac he was driving when spotted by two sheriffs investigators on Odis Yarborough Rd. the afternoon of April 16. Investigator Michael Hauge said he stopped the vehicle because Mr. Fletcher was not wearing a seat belt, and while being pursued he turned into a private driveway, explaining he was checking up on his children. An occupant of the residence drove up shortly after and said she was not acquainted with the suspect, who consented to a vehicle search. Mr. Fletchers two children, who were with him in the Cadillac, were released to a grandmother. complaint against Logan Russell, 23, of with cocaine residue in the 1999 Chevrolet he was driving the evening of April 18 when stopped on US 90 and Cow Pen Rd. for having a tail light out. The complaint is for felony possession of paraphernalia. A Macclenny woman who along with her boyfriend is suspected of stealing and cashing a check belonging to her father was arrested when a county deputy learned she was wanted in Columbia County for petty theft. Deputy Michael Clark said he was called to the residence of Christopher Theus on North 6th St. on April 16 after he learned a check was cashed for $500 on his account at Jacksonville Federal Credit Union. Mr. Theus named his daughter Elizabeth Stallings, 18, and her boyfriend Michael Williams, 20, of Lake City as likely suspects. The two denied involvement when questioned, and during the process Deputy Clark learned of the warrant. In other thefts and vandalism, Bradley Flick, 23, of Macclenny was charged with attempting to steal coins from a washing machine at the Travelodge motel on South 6th St. the evening of April 19. The motel desk clerk called police after she confronted a male in the laundry about 8:30 as he attempted to pry open the box, and Deputy Michael Antonini said a surveillance camera caught the image of the clerk confronting a male. The next day, motel owner Jayesh Patel summoned Deputy Jeremiah Johnson when he viewed the video and recognized Mr. Flick, as did the deputy who then questioned the suspect, who lives across Estates St. from the motel. Deputy Johnsons report indicates the suspect admitted only to doing his laundry that evening. He was arrested for criminal mischief and damage to the machine was placed at $250. There are no suspects in the theft of a game hen and eggs from the front porch at a Baxter residence the afternoon of April 18. Donna Crawford told Deputy Johnson she saw a black two-door sports car backing from her driveway about 3:30 pm, and said the bird and eggs were removed from a cardboard box. She added that shed seen the vehicle in the neighborhood on CR 127 before. Deputy Earl Lord reported a cell phone valued at $748 was taken from a student at Baker County High School during a 25-minute time period the morning of April 17. The student, a 15-year-old female from Glen St. Mary, was asleep at her desk in the Alternative School at the time.Arrests for pot in small sale bagsHe wanted to go to jail, and he didDaughter suspected in bogus check case wanted for petty the Drunk boyfriends among domestic violence


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Page7APRIL 24, 2014 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 SERVICES Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am & 6:00 pm WEDNESDAY SERVICES Prayer & Bible Study 6:00 pm Awana for Children 6:00 pm Youth Group 6:00 pm Dr. Edsel M. Bone Senior Pastor SPECIAL Holy Ghost HEALINGServiceApril 27 | 10:30 amwith Evangelist/MissionaryMARK PURKEYIf you or someone you know has cancer or any other physical or spiritual need come expecting a miracle! Given 3-6 months to live he was healed of cancer at age 19. He began his ministry in 1981 and has used his testimony as a powerful tool to preach the word of God.All are welcome, you will not be disappointed.UNITED CHRISTIAN CHURCH590 N. 7th St. | Macclenny | 259-1199 or 305-2131 | Maci McDue, Kassidy Register and Hunter Williams in a scene from Little Women, which opens this weekend at BCHS.Little Women, Louisa May Alcotts classic story of a family of girls growing up in Civil War New England, takes the stage this weekend and runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the BCHS auditorium. It continues next weekend. The show was originally slated for October, accident postponed it until the spring. GerardSummers is back directing the classic tale. A classic tale it is. Little Women ranks with books like Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer as one of the time-honored stories of childhood. But it is the only one that features a girl as its main character instead of a boy. It tells the story of the March sisters in Civil War Massachusetts. With their father away at the war but under the watchful eye of their Marmee Jo (Hunter Williams) Beth (Kassidy Register) and Amy (Lori Ann Bliss, Madison Bechtel) fend Jo is an outspoken and blossoming writer. Meg is elegant; Beth quiet and thoughtful and Amy is a budding artist. The family is very modern in the way they look at the world. The remainder of the cast includes Caitlin Crawford as Louisa May Alcott, Cameron Kirby as Laurie, Jake Park as Professor Bhaer, Kaitlen Muse as Aunt March and Jesse Lambright as Mr. Brooke. Other performers include Lucas Kish, Lily Anne Drawdy, Sydney Raulerson, Meaghan Wilkes, Collin Crews, Julia and Harper Archam bault, Jillian Hodges, Gracie Crawford, Kylie Carter, Alissa and Stephanie Rawlins. 6286. General admission tickets are available at the door. There is no performance on Friday, May 2. Miss Tracy and Mr. RowanVows on May 10Patrick Tracy of Macclenny and Michelle Andrews of Valdosta, GA are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Ashley to Blake Rowan, the son of Mar shall and Tanyia Rowan of Taylor. The bride is a 2011 graduate of Baker County High School and a nursing student at FSCJ. The groom is a 2007 BCHS graduate and owns Rowans Rides Custom Paint and Body Shop. The couple will wed on May 10, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary and honeymoon at St. Augustine Beach. Family and friends are invited to the ceremony. Birthday feteFamily and friends are invited to celebrate the 80th birthday of Iona Fish of Glen St. Mary on Saturday, April 26. The celebration begins at noon with a lunch courtesy of the First Baptist Church of Cuyler.Little Woman debuts at BCHSKELLER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Principals List 3rd Nine WeeksFOURTH GRADE : Connor Altman, Harper Archambault, Jamy Ash, Jamarian Baker, Aurora Balas-Williams, Mattie Ball Jonathan Barnes, Taryn Bolt, Kayla Brown, Nadia Burnsed, Abigail Busbee, George Canaday, Joseph Cercy, Raymond Clines, Craig Collins, Mary Courson, Lauren Cox, Trenton Crawford, Chase Crews, Dakota Dicks, Mitchell Doyle, Aubrey Fuss, Reagan Gipson, Wyatt Gilbert, Daniel Goethe, Connor Green, Preston Griggs, Emma Harrell, Kayla Harrington, Kelly Harris, Emily Harvey, Caleb Hodges, Ansley Hodges, Angelina Hunter, Kayla Hunter, Josie Jacobs, Ben Johnson, Cameron Johnson, Sydney Johnson, Jamil Jones, Brooklyn Kennedy, Cassidy Kittrell, Daisy Lauramore, Eric Lauramore, Cody Lawson, Savannah Lee, Kimberly Lepper, Michaela Lyons, Nathaniel Mann, Nikky Martin, David McKire, Dalton Moore, Amari Myers, Abril Nolasco, MacKenzie Norrell, Maylee Parish, Rheagan Patterson, Alexa Raulerson, Jacob Raulerson, Caleb Repta, Kaylee Rogers, Samuel Scott, Kaiden Sherman, Sean Sitz, Chloe Stephenson, Alex Stokes, Seth Sweat, Angelina Troshyna, Kayleigh Wasson, Carrie Weber, Ellie Weber, Kyler Wilkerson, Caleb Woods. FIFTH GRADE : Garrett Baskin, Carley Baxley, David Bell, Makayla Bennett, Isaac Cabral, Garrett Cain, Benjamin Callahan, Chayse Card, Michael Cody, Kierra Combs, Camron Crawford, Carson Crawford, Ansley Crews, Taylor Crews, Allyson Crossland, Joshua Dialo, Luke Do, Benjamin Dugan, Haydn Finley, Lauren Fiser, Caiden Hodges, Anthony Howell, Dewitt Johnson, IV, Logan Kemp, Pierce Kirkland, Braeden Knight, Breanna Lammons Culver, Alayna Ledford, Blakely Mallory, Tami Mann, Chandler Martin, Larissa McCawley, Connor Moore, Breanna Norton, Bryn Padgett, Launa Parker, Dalton Ploucher, Demi Raulerson, Jordan Rhoden, Seth Scott, Taylor Slattery, Benjamin Smith, Keilley Sweat, Nicholas Taylor, Dawson Tetstone, Ira Walker, Addie WilliamsHonor Roll 3rd Nine WeeksFOURTH GRADE : Lillian Adams, Dayci Adkins, Breanna Alford, Morgan Barber, Molly Barlow, Damon Barnauskas, Tyler Barwick, Jeremiah Bassile, Elysa Baumgardner, MitchelRay Blackburn, Skye Bradley, Catherine Britt, Emily Britt, Taylor Bryant, Lainna Burnett, Leah Cales, Brooklyn Canaday, William Canaday, William Carpenter, Logan Carter, Andrea Cases Mattei, Raeleigh Castillo, Izik Christopherson, Colton Clardy, DeHeaven Clark, Elizabeth Clines, Addison Coleman, Diamond Combs, Emma Cooper, Zaria Cooper, Hamp Craft, Kelsey Craig, MacKenzie Crews, Shailee Curbow, Zandalee Daniels, Doc Digsby, Peyton Dube, Stacee Duffey, Trey Dugger, Noah Duren, Angel Easter, Zayne Eddins, William Elledge, Audrey England, Juliana Fanton, Nicholas Foley, Alissa Fretwell, Devin Gill, Connor Gipson, Jacob Gipson, Isabella Gray, Kyra Gray, Emily Griffin, Cooper Griffis, Ashlyn Gunter, Erica Harris, Jalynn Harvey, Briar Harvey, Charles Hawthorne, IV, Kristen Heim, Colton Herb, Jacob Jensen, Ethan Johnson, Gracie Karpf, Jason Knabb, Jr., Emma Knight, Jewel Kreutz, Tayleigh Lauramore, Sierra Lauramore, Gabe Lewis, Baleigh Lewis, James Lewis, Madison Leslie, Amelia Long, Audrey Long, Kasey Manley, Jadyn Manning, Brooklyn Manucy, Nicholas Mercorella, Bailey Merrett, Casi Miller, Jason Morgan, Jr., Seleena Morris, Isabella Mosley, Barbaralyn Mulligan, Anthony Nader, Caitlin Nelson, Lance Padgett, Hannah Paxton, Hunter Pembelton, Savannah Powell, Michaela Prevatt, Fed Privett, Johnryan Prosch, Noah Ray, Lynsay Rewis, Kade Richardson, Ashlynn Richendollar, Camilo Rollins, VI, Russell Rooker, Martez Ruise, Tia Ruise, Tuff Sands, William Self, Cassie Shell, Jordan Shepperson, Albino Simon Jose, Jr., Chase Smith, Chelsea Spires, Joseph Stafford, Grayland Stalnaker, Jadyn Starling, Hayden Stearns, Easton Stevens, Colby Sutton, Jacob Tanner, Iyaa Tisdale, Shakoya Tisdale, Bryar Walker, Anna Weber, Daniel Westinghouse, Xzion Wilcox Brittney Wilcutts, Ethan Wilford, Amber Williams, Hayden Williams, Sarah Wilson, Paige Yonn. FIFTH GRADE : Ty Adcock, Abigail Barnes, Justin Barton, Geneva Beck, Alissa Behrens, Destiny Bolt, Derek Brown, Justin Brown, Clark Bryant, Wendy Bryant, Christopher Burger, Ryleigh Burnsed, Kody Butcher, Justin Carter, Dalton Chancey, Adressa Clark, Steven Clark, Kaitleigh Combs, Emily Conner, Caramie Crews, David Crews, Delanie Crews, Wyatt Crockett, Ross Crummey, Emily Davis, Mason Davis, Bryson Dugger, Amia Everett, James Ferguson, Brady Finley, Matthew Fraze, Damontae Gibson, Keira Godbold, Eric Godwin, Jr, Kelsey Godwin, Kennady Godwin, Reagan Griffis, Shaylee Grovo, Ashton Haller, Josey Hammock, Alexia Hardenbrook, Ethan Hardenbrook, Destiny Hardin, David Harrell, Kevin Harris, Logan Hedge, Raechel Henderson, David Hill, Emily Hilliard, William Hinson, Jr., Abby Hodges, Megan Horton, Katynn Hunt, Diamond Jackson, Johnnie Jacobs, Brayden Jackson, Chloe Johnson Grace Johnson Hannah Johnston, Caleb Jones, River Jordan, Kannyn Knabb, Brandon Lancho, Eden Lawson, Hilton Long, Kaylee Long, Allie Lowery, Raymond Luke, Alayna Markley, Mary Merkle, Cason Milton, Zane Mobley, Montana Mullins, Lillia Munn, Sarah Murphree, Thai-son Nguyen, Layne Nipper, Aaron Norman, Matthew North, Tyler Owens, Reygen Paige, MaKensie Parmeley, Hannah Peterson, Blake Rhoden, Aubrey Richardson, Tyler Richardson, Daniel Robinson, Shanna Robinson, Liam Roll, Makenzi Scott, Dawson Sealey, Caleb Setzer, Timothy Seymour, Joleene Simmons, Luke Slattery, Mikell Smart, Aliyah Sonzini-DAguiar, Conner South, Gabriela Stuhr, Taylor Suggs, Alyssa Taylor, Markayla Taylor, Kiley Thrift, Jenna Venturelli, Caleb Whiting, Steven Wilkerson, Jr, Hala Williams, Jacob Wood, Logan WrightKeller honor students40th reunionThe Baker High Class of 1974 will hold a 40th reunion on Friday, August 8 with a dinner cruise aboard Lady St. Johns in Jacksonville. Space is limited so make reservations now by calling 904-396-2333 (identify yourself as a member of the BCHS Class of ). For more information, contact Mary Kay Walker Unkelbach or Alana Harvey via Facebook. 30th reunionThe Baker High Class of 1984 will hold a 30th reunion on Saturday, June 21 at Calendars in Macclenny starting at 7 pm. The deadline to send in a $30 payment per person is May 21. Mail to Tamela Hodges Gallo at 288 W. Ohio Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063.Retiree gala!A reunion of retirees from Northeast Florida State Hospital will be held June 7 at the Crews gymnasium beginning at 5 pm. The charge is $20 per person or $35 per couple. This price includes decorations and food catered by Carolyn Roberts. For more information, contact Caldonga Williams at 259-9104 or Valorie Brown at 904-710-7655. Money is due by May 15 to give the caterer an accurate count.Possum in the Park May 10The Baker County Rotary Club and Macclenny Lions Club are co-sponsoring the on May 10 at Celebration Park in Glen St. Mary. With proceeds to the Dreams Come True Foundachildren, the event includes a 5K Possum Trot run, blue grass music, classic car and tractor exhibits and more. Runners and walkers can register for the 5K at possu The site also has further details.Rotary pageant meetingThe Baker County Rotary Club will sponsor the historical Miss Baker County Pageant on May 10 at the BCMS auditorium. The Prizes will be awarded in each division, with the senior division receiving a $250 scholarship. Contestants will be judged based on evening wear stage appearance for all age divisions. The senior division will also be judged on interviews, GPA and community service. The Rotary Club would also like to recognize past Miss Baker County title holders. If you are a previous Miss Baker County/Miss Macclenny title holder, please call Cyndi Ray at (904) 616-4723 to sign up to participate in this event. All proceeds from this pageant are used to support the Rotary Clubs annual senior scholarship and dictionary projects. This is a Deadline for scholarshipsMay 30 is the deadline to apply for one of two college scholarships available to Bak er County residents who did not attend college after high school graduation. Applicants must plan to attend a college or other postsecondary training institute and have either a regular high school diploma or GED for at least three years. They must need, complete 24 semester hours within two years. For other details, contact Shirley Crawford with the Baker County Education Foundation at 259-0428. Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @


Page8APRIL 24, 2014 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUSWe are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!!Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. 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 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 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 The Road to CalvaryCorner of Madison & Stoddard Glen St. Mary Rev. Tommy & Doris AndersonYouth Director Rebecca LauramorePhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: . . . . . 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service . 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Night . . . . 7:30 pm New Hope Church, Inc.23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Evening Services 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.Pastor J. C. 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Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Tuesday Evening 7:30 pm Pastor Tommy Richardson || 904-275-2949 First United Methodist Church 93 N. 5th St. (SR228) Macclenny, Fl ~ Sunday Worship 11amLoving GodLoving PeopleServing Our CommunityCome Join Us 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 pmDr. Roy Vining Committed to serving your family with the honesty, respect and integrity you deserveVisit our website for helpful resourceswww.forbesfuneralhome.net380 North Lowder St. | Macclenny259-4600FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED H.M. Hank Forbes, Jr. Owner/Licensed Funeral Director FORBESFUNERAL HOME Robert Gris, 23, corrections ocer April 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. RJ was born February 10, 1991 in Jackson before moving to Baker County two years ago. RJ was a graduate of Middleburg High School and attended the police academy in St. lumbia Correctional in Lake City for the past two years. Prior to that, RJ worked with the Georgia Bulldog games, plus spending time with his family and friends. ous aunts, uncles, extended family members and friends. The funeral service was held on Saturday, April 19 at 11 am at ating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Funeral on Friday for Mr. Hooper, 57Timothy James Hooper, 57, of Macclenny died Sunday, April 20, 2014 at UF Health Jack sonville following a long illness. Mr. Hooper resided in Macclenny since moving from Jack sonville Beach over 20 years ago. He was an employee of Mercedes Benz of North America where he worked for 32 years. He was a Catholic and enjoyed working on his land and home. He also enjoyed camping, the beach and spend ing time with his family and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents Raymond and Mary Louise Hooper. Mr. Hooper is survived by his wife Mary Catherine (Cathy) Hooper of Macclenny: daughters Emily (Tra vis) Keeling of Callahan and Jesse Bales of Macclenny; son John Wesley Bales of Tallahassee; brother Michael (Terri) Hooper of Jacksonville; grandchildren Braze and Stella Keeling of Callahan and Shaylee Swearingen of Macclenny. The funeral Mass will be held at 1 pm on Friday, April 25 at St. Catherines Catholic Church in Orange Park with Father Ignatichurch one hour prior to the service. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.Mary Pyle of Maxville dies at age 91Mary E. Pyle, 91, of Maxville died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Originally from New Jersey, Ms. Pyle was a twelve-year local resident. She had a heart for the community, volunteering with the Auxiliary Fire Department, Girl Scouts and various other commudancing, and loved spending time with family and friends. Ms. Pyle is survived by daughters Patricia Bates of Maxville and Lois Staines of Pine Hill, NJ; brother Kenneth (Mary) Cook of Edgewater, FL; sister Ruth Worrell; six grandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by daughter Janice Frederico, brother Edward Cook and sister Edna Doughty. A celebration of her life will be held privately at a later date. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Memorial Friday for Ms. Von-WryezaBrenda Lynn Von-Wryeza, 61, of Jackson ville died on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Buffalo, New York and moved to Jack sonville from Holland, New York in 1989. Mrs. Von-Wryeza was a Christian and loved her family. She also enjoyed cooking and dancing. She was a cosmetologist and worked at several local hair studios during her career. She is survived by her husband, Michael J. Von-Wryeza of Jacksonville; sons Scott VonWryeza of Ohio and Larry Von-Wryeza (Julio) of Jacksonville; daughters Terrijean M. (Marcus) Hodges of Macclenny and Melissa (Jeff) (Kathy) Mohney of Holland, New York; sisters Cheryl (Randy) George of East Aurora, New York, Sandie (Ed) Hill of Delevin, New York and Michelle Miller of Buffalo; sister-in-law Jewel Bartkowski of Buffalo; grandchildren Kelsea and Mitchel Crain of Macclenny, A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, April 25 at 6 pm at the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny. Timothy Hooper Robert Gris Jr. Brenda Von-Wryeza Family gratefulMany thanks to the family and friends of Roger G. Alexander for their support during our recent and unexpected loss. We would like to thank all the people who came to the food and were there for comfort and support. Thanks also to Forbes Funeral Home for handling the services, video and music for us. Thanks to all of you and God bless each and every one of you.With our love, His entire familyIn loving memory of our sonDale E. Young4/22/1953-11/25/2013Happy Birthday Son LOVE, MA AND BIG A In loving memory of our brotherDale E. Young4/22/1953-11/25/2013Happy Birthday Big Brother! LOVE AND MISS YOU! MARK, RICKY, LORI AND ROB Check it


ursday, April 24, 2014 T B C P Page 9 Subscribe to our E 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church rffntbPastor 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." 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All these years af ter, your memories, you are still more precious than gold. Well always love you and we are so very grateful for being a part of you and the legacy you left with us was, Trust no man, only God! LOVE YOU AL WAYS AND FOREVER, YOUR CHIL DREN CAROL YN (ERNEST) ROBINSON, SHARON MAXWELL, GRACE AND JUL IUS MILLS, GRANDCHILDREN AND A HOST OF GREAT-GRANDS AND GREAT-GREAT GRANDS In loving memory ofDeborah Lynn Gris8/28/1980-5/1/2001Each time we see the sun go down, it seems the end of day, and yet we know the sun is rising somewhere far away. And when we lose someone we love, we learn to trust somehow that a new life, in a brighter place, is just be ginning now. A place of grace and peace and joy beyond all time and sorrow, where loving hearts who part today will meet again tomorrow. WE L OVE YOU AL WAYS, MOM, DAD, JOEY, MEREDITH, HUNTER, GRANNY GRIFFIS ANDAUNT DIANE Family gratefulThe family of Mertie Mae Granny Loadholtz Hicks would like to express its heartfelt appreciation for all the love and support during the loss of our mother. Thanks phone calls and most of all the prayers. Thanks to Wells Nursing Home and Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital, and to everyone who cared for her in a professional and loving way. Thanks to the Christian Fellowship Temple, Bros. David and Timmy Thomas, the Baker County sheriffs depart ment, V. Todd Ferreira and his staff for all their services.The family of Granny Loadholtz Family gratefulThe family of Mike Rogers would like to thank everyone for the prayers, love, visits to the hospital and our homes. We truly appreciate each and every act of kindness and the support that has been given to us over the past month. Thank you for all the deli the time spent helping us in and around our homes. Thank you to Pastor Mark Woods, Pastor Jim Cox, Sharon Robst, Chad Gullage, Rhonda Kerce, Anthony Williams, our family at Taylor Church, BCSO, and Archer Funeral Home for the beautiful service. Special thanks to David Rowell, Lynn Nettles, Jackson Hospital, Jackson County Fire and Rescue, Joe and the CICU staff and doctors at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for the excellent care and love you gave Mike.Tina, Phillip, Maise, Shelli, Ray and DelorisThanks so muchWe would like to take a moment to thank Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center and Community Hospice for giving our family peace of mind during our time of need. Both are super groups of caring, understanding and professional people. They were super with our mother and family. Again, thank you all for everything you do.The Virginia Williams familySCV chapter Memorial DayThe Baker County chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will observe Confederate Memorial Day at Cedar Creek Cemetery north of Sanderson on Sunday, April 27 at 3 pm. All families and the general public are invited. The ceremony will include a roll call and 21-gun salute. The cemetery is located on CR 124. For more information, contact Larry Rosenblatt at 993-5019.Moose benetThe Macclenny Moose month-old Amarely GarciaDiaz, a cancer patient since she was 11 weeks old. According to organizer Annette Barton, Amarely requires doctor visits 2-3 times weekly plus chemotherapy and blood transfusions. Proceeds from the event are pledged for expenses beyond insurance. ing baked goods, are sought as well as cash donations. Grilled chicken dinners will be on sale. For details, telephone Ms. Barton at 626-3173.JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comBaker County, and specifically the community of Taylor, was added this year to a national network of Fire Adapted Communities for its work in recent years to prevent wildfires before they happen. Baker County is one of only three locations in the Southeastern U.S. to be named to the so-called FAC Learning Network, which counts most of its members in the southwestern and northwestern reaches of the country. The networks goal is to encourage the development and sharing of best practices and innovations in order to accelerate the adoption of fire adapted community concepts nationwide, according to the networks website, Its an effort managed by the Watershed Research and Training Center in Hayfork, CA and The Nature Conservancy based in Arlington, VA. The community of Taylor has been a Firewise Community for many years and has had several wildfires threaten the community, explained Ronda Sutphen, wildfire prevention coordinator for the Florida Forest Service, who submitted Baker County for inclusion in the network. The end goal of a Firewise Community is to become fire adapted; which is working toward the goal of having the community be able to withstand a wildfire without the intervention of fire fighters, she said. The success of Taylor as a Firewise Community and the overwhelming support of people who live there prompted us to apply to become a Fire Adapted Community hub. Baker County has always been proactive in wildfire prevention and mitigation and it made sense to include Baker County in the FAC process. Taylor, with about 400 homes and 1000 residents, is surrounded by more than 700,000 acres of state and national forest lands. It has narrow dirt roads and a limited water supply. Such characteristics make it especially vulnerable to the threats associated with wildfires, namely the loss of life and property. The Florida Forest Service reports that during the last decade four major wildfires have burned thousands of acres in the area, though no structures were lost. It was back in 2006 that officials with the county, state and federal fire agencies began their quest to make Taylor a Firewise Community. The first step was forming a wildfire protection plan that identified ways to reduce the potential damage that could be caused by such blazes. The plans strategies included prescribed burning to eliminate wildfire fuels, clearing brush and other fuels near homes and other structures with an annual Firewise clean-up day, firefighter training, community education and building an 11-mile, 30-foot-wide fire line encircling the community. The latter was completed in 2007, just in the nick of time. Soon after, Taylor was tested by the largest wildfire to erupt in the southeastern U.S., the 116,000-acre Bugaboo Wildfire that ignited in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Some 200 homes were evacuated in Taylor due to the fire, but the freshly cut fire lines allowed firefighters to back burn quickly with little preparation needed, saving valuable time. The following year Taylor was recognized as a Firewise Community in November, 2008. The fire calmed down when it ran into the area that had been previously burned, allowing firefighters to control the fire. If not for prescribed burning and mitigation lines, the fire would have burned through the community of Taylor, said Ms. Sutphen. Since 2008, the Florida Forest Service reports, community residents and fire agency representatives have logged nearly 3000 hours of wildfire protection activities worth an estimated $75,000. Baker County is made up of a close-knit group of people who work very well together, said Ms. Sutphen. The variety of partnerships and multiple agencies supporting the process is not a common occurrence. Other hubs in the FAC network will see how this unique partnership works together toward a common goal. Baker County, meanwhile, will have the opportunity to learn from the 17 other communities in the network, most of them from wildfire ravaged states out West. Wildfire is often seen as a western problem when in fact there are just as many wildfires and homes lost in the South, Ms. Sutphen said. Fires in the South are normally not as big as fires in the West but the urban interface issue, where wildlands and homes intermix, is a much bigger problem.Firewise eorts pay o for Taylor area; on exclusive listing PHOTO BY MICHELE HODGES Heritage Park hosts COA Easter egg hunt Heritage Park in Macclenny hosted an Easter egg hunt for seniors with the Council on Aging April 17. Pictured above (from left) are Norma Bracero and Tiany Shrull.


Page10APRIL 24, 2014 JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Wildcats strung together a two-out sixth-inning rally to pull out an exciting 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the rival Bishop Kenny Crusaders on April 22 to advance to Thursdays District 3-5A championship game. Mikal Flores blasted the goahead two-RBI double to deep left centerfield to score Tyler Wendel and Jared Crews. Wendel reached base earlier in the inning on a two-out single and Crews was hit by a pitch to advance Wendel to second. There is no other guy we wanted up in that situation, coach Fred Matricardi said of Flores. I had no doubt he would get a hit. The Crusaders wouldnt go down quietly in the final in ning, though. Winning pitcher Garrett Yarborough allowed a leadoff single and the runner advanced to second with a sacrifice bunt during the next at bat. Jordan Kennedy then took the mound with one out and a runner in scoring position. The pressure didnt seem to faze him as he struck out the first batter he faced and sealed the teams spot in the district championship game by forcing a ground ball for the final out. The dramatic comeback was a result of a slow start defensively by the Wildcats. The team had three errors in the first five innings and most of Bishop Kennys runs were a direct result of Baker Countys miscues. The Crusaders took an early 1-0 lead after a wild pitch from starting pitcher Jared Crews in the first inning. Bishop Kenny added two more runs in the third inning and took a 3-0 lead after Baker Countys right fielder dropped a routine fly ball. Even with the deficit, coach Matricardi said he knew his team had the heart to keep competing. Weve been doing it all year, he said. I knew they would fight back. Even if they didnt win, they wouldve fought back and made it a close game. They did a great job. Dylan Rowe connected with a two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning to pull the Cats within one. The double scored Crews and Flores, who reached base on a double of his own. The big fifth inning set the team up for the opportunity to come back during the sixth inning, coach Matricardi said. Although it took until the fifth inning to get runs on the board, the Cats were hitting well all game. Crews led the team with three hits, including a first-inning double. With the win, the boys also guaranteed themselves a playoff berth for the second year in a row. Last year, the team was the district runner-up and lost in the opening round of the playoffs to the eventual state champions Ponte Vedra. They are hoping for a different result this year, which starts with winning the district title on April 24 against Stanton. We had to go on the road last year, coach Matricardi said. We want to host it this year and play in front of our fans and on our field. 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Dozen liers are qualied for state nals this Friday Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonAndrew Dehart slides over the bat and into home on senior night.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonNo. 6 Zach Rafuse slides under the tag to get the run in the 6-4 win.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonDilan Rowe chases down the runner for the out in last weeks contest against Mandarin.Cats sting Crusaders 4-3JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR most the team has sent since the 2011 state championship team, and the lifters are expecting to replicate that teams success in Kissimmee on April 25. from the championship team and his experience has put him in a leadership position during his senior year. His three previous years of and they come to him for advice. Its a lot on your shoulders, he said about taking over a leadership role on the squad. They know I love it. I get at least one question from them everyday. The main difference between this year and other years for Dyal is His 580 total from earlier in the season broke the school record for his weight class and he plans on shattering that mark with at least a 605 total, which would earn him a state crown. Dyal isnt the only lifter who has experience at the biggest meet of ready to compete this year than he did a year ago. Im a lot more prepared physically and mentally, he said. I know what I got to do and I know what I got ahead of me. I have to go out and do what I have to do. Brandon Harvey also has experience in state meets with an appear ance in last years weightlifting meet and two in wrestling. He curabout where he is among the competitors in his class and expects to compete for the top spot in the state. Jacob Stalvey made it to state last year through the pool process, class in the eight Class 1A sectional meets are chosen for state, but he the sectional meet on April 12. By doing so, he has been able to focus more on the meet and trying state in the 169-pound weight class, he said. The Wildcats also have a number of lifters who are competing for leb Carter, Blayne Merchant, Hunter Chambers, Thomas McElfresh, Cody Miller, Kyler McCray and Eli Lee all have a good opportunity to place at the state meet. Each of them are working on their techniques to improve their totals as much as possible before April 25. By doing so, they are not only helping their own chances of placing well, but also the teams chance of winning state. Everybody wants to win individually, but its something special when you have the brotherhood of the team, Chambers said. Were The boys have grown together as a tight-knit unit in recent weeks after the tragic death of former Wildcat weightlifter Ray Adam Manhe sees a lot of similarities between this years squad and the one that one state three years ago. Its the same to me, he said. We were all close and did everything together, and this year is the same. Were all family. The boys are expecting to bring home another championship this year; not as individuals, but as a team. This is the greatest team I have ever been a part of, McElfresh said. We are all close and are like brothers. I have faith we can win state.JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comBoth Rashood Hadley and Class 2A state meet with second place-performances at the Region 1-2A at Bolles on April 17. Hadley, a senior, advanced to state with a pair of secondshot put at regionals. His throw of 53-07 in the shot put was less spot at state in the discus with a throw of 171-06.50. Rice narrowly edged out throw of 111-04 in the discus to Ruise said he is proud of the success the sophomore has already had in her career, and it can lead to bigger things in the future. She shows great promise, he said. Starting out and already making those kinds of strides means a lot. If she sticks with it, the skies the limit for her. Although only two athletes advanced, the coach said the regional meet could be used as a building block for next years team. All our competitors did a good job, coach Ruise said. Its a good learning experience for the group. Being in that environment gives next years team something to look forward to. Hadley and Rice will compete at the state meet at the University of North Florida on May 3. In addition, Firehouse Subs is hosting a fundraiser for the track team on Saturday, April 26 from noon to 3 pm in which 10 percent of all proceeds will be donated to the team for new uniforms and an end-of-year banquet.Advance to state nals on May 3rd Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @ ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.Call Wanda 904-994-7750


ursday, April 24, 2014 T B C P Page 11 LEGA L NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 022011CA000016CAAXMX HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTINE A. WILSON, ET AL. Defendants ______________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 30, 2013, and entered in Case No. 022011CA000016CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida. HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and CHRISTINE A. WILSON; PRESTON WILSON; SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SAND CANYON CORPORATION F/K/A OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION; HUNTERS RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the EAST DOOR of the Courthouse; 339 East Macclenny Avenue, 1st Floor, Macclenny at 11:00 a.m., on the 10th day of JUNE, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 17, HUNTERS RIDGE AT GLEN PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 74 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. Dated this 9th day of April, 2014. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, PLC 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110 Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442 Phone (954) 571-2031 Fax (954) 571-2033 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. 4/17-24c A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121 Macclenny, FL 32063 The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on May 9, 2014 at 10 am at A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121, Macclenny, FL 32063: 1997 Toyota Camry Vin # 4T1BG22K5VU086707 1999 Ford PU Vin # 1FTRF27W2XNB94894 1990 JEVC TRL Vin # NOVIN0200856690 4/24c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No.02-2012-CA-000001 BANK OF AMERICA, NA, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. BELINDA SUE TROUT A/K/A BELINDA SUE TROUT KIRK, et al. Defendants. _____________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA000001 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein, Plaintiff, and, BELINDA SUE TROUT A/K/A BELINDA SUE TROUT KIRK, et. al., are Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, Main entrance, 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063, FL, at the hour of 11:00 AM on the 14th day of July, 2014, the following described property: LOT 41, CYPRESS POINTE UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 90 THROUGH 92 INCLUSIVE,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 16th day of April 2014. AL FRASER Clerk Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Submitted by: GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A., 100 West Cypress Creek Road Trade Centre South, Suite 700 Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33309 IMPORTANT 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 Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 339 E. MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063, 850747-5141. at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 4/24-5/1c INVITATION TO BID BAKER COUNTY TRANSPORTATION CENTER CONSTRUCTION The Baker County Board of Commissioners is accepting sealed bids for the construction of the Baker County Transportation Center. Bids will be accepted until 3:00pm on May 2, 2014. Bid prices will be held for 90 days. The project located on the vacant 10 acre site located at Willis Hodges Rd. and Buck Starling Rd. It will consist of construction of an approximately 10,000 s.f. administration building, a two bay maintenance garage, bus wash rack and refueling station. The site preparation is a separate contract and collaboration with the selected contractor will be required. Bids are to be submitted to the Baker County Board of Commissioners, 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063 on or before the aforementioned date and time. Submittals should be marked Baker County Transportation Center Construction Bid on the outside of the proposal. Late bids will not be accepted or opened. Bids will be opened publicly on May 5, 2014 at 9:00am in the Baker County Administration Building conference room at 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063. Bidding documents in the form of electronic files in .pdf format will be available at www.bakercountyfl. org/transportationcenter No printed copies will be provided. All questions concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to CJ Thompson, County Manager at or 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063, and to be given consideration must be received at least seven (7) days prior to the submittal date. All questions and responses will be posted online. The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. 4/17-5/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000117CAMXAX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. ______________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 7th day of April, 2014, and entered in Case No. 13000117CAMXAX, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE EAST DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY in BAKER County, FLORIDA 32063, at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 2, COUNTY CLUB ESTATES, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 53 AND 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1993 OAKD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN # CLFL35296A, TITLE NUMBER 64765176 AND VIN # CLFL35296B, TITLE NUMBER 64765177. A 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 9th day of April, 2014. AL FRASER As Clerk of said Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 339 East MacClenny Avenue, 1st Floor, MacClenny, FL 32063, Phone No. (904) 259-8113 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@ 4/17-24c Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. 10510 Duval Lane Macclenny, FL 32063 Notice of Public Sale: Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on May 16, 2014, 12:00 pm at 10510 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2006 Ford Vin# 1FTSW21P86EA47092 4/24c PUBLIC NOTICE A pre-bid walkthrough for the New Construction/Rehabilitation of 4 homes in Baker County will be conducted as part of the SHIP Housing Rehabilitation Project on Monday, May 12, 2014 starting at 10am outside the Baker County Commission Chambers, Macclenny, Florida 32063. Bidders must complete the walkthrough of each home before a bid will be accepted. The deadline for sealed bids to be received is June 12, 2014 at 10am. Bids should be addressed or handdelivered to: Baker County SHIP, 6850 Belfort Oaks Place, Jacksonville, Florida 32216. For more information, or to request bidding instructions or a bid form, please call Baker County SHIP, 904-279-0880, x 104. Bids received after the time and date specied will not be accepted and will be returned unopened to the Bidder. WBE/MBE/DBE rms are encouraged to participate. Baker County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids. Any person with a qualied disability requiring special accommodations at the bid opening shall call the phone number listed above at least 2 business days prior to the event. 4/24c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION NO. 2014 CA 000548 VALIDATION OF NOT TO EXCEED $2,000,000,000 FLORIDA DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP-ORATION SPECIAL ASSESSMENT REVENUE BONDS (FLORIDA HERO PROGRAM), VARIOUS SERIES FLORIDA DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION, a public body corporate and politic, Plaintiff, vs. THE STATE OF FLORIDA, AND ALL OF THE SEVERAL PROPERTY OWNERS, TAXPAYERS AND CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING NONRESIDENTS OWNING PROPERTY OR SUBJECT TO TAXATION THEREIN AND ALL OTHERS HAVING OR CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN PROPERTY TO BE AFFECTED BY THE ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS HEREIN DESCRIBED, OR TO BE AFFECTED IN ANY WAY THEREBY, Defendants. __________________________/ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA, THROUGH THE STATE ATTORNEY FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, AND THROUGH THE STATE ATTORNEY FOR EACH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN WHICH A LOCAL GOVERNMENT WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION HAS ENTERED INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT, AND TO THE TAXPAYERS, PROPERTY OWNERS AND CITIZENS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND OF EACH OF THESE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WHICH HAS ENTERED INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT, INCLUDING NON-RESIDENTS OWNING PROPERTY OR SUBJECT TO TAXATION THEREIN, AND ALL OTHERS HAVING OR CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN PROPERTY TO BE AFFECTED BY THE BONDS HEREIN DESCRIBED, OR TO BE AFFECTED IN ANY WAY THEREBY: You and each of you are hereby required to appear on Wednesday, the 11th day of June, 2014, at 9:30 oclock a.m. (EST), before the Circuit Court for the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Leon County, Florida, in Room 365-B, at the Leon County Courthouse located at 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, and to show cause why the Complaint for Validation filed in this action should not be granted, and the Bonds herein described and the proceedings authorizing the issuance thereof validated and confirmed, said Bonds being designated Not Exceeding $2,000,000,000 Florida Development Finance Corporation Special Assessment Revenue Bonds (Florida Hero Program), Various Series, a more particular description of said Bonds being contained in the Complaint for Validation filed in this action. This Order to Show Cause shall be published in the manner required by Section 75.06, Florida Statutes, as amended, in a newspaper published and of general circulation in Leon County, Florida, and within the boundaries of each local government which has entered into an interlocal agreement with the Plaintiff, a listing of which is attached to the Complaint for Validation filed in this action. Such publication shall consist of once each week for two consecutive weeks prior to the date of the hearing set forth in the preceding paragraph, the first publication to be at least twenty (20) days prior to said date. DONE AND ORDERED at Leon County, Florida, this 20th day of March, 2014. /s/ John Cooper Judge of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Leon County, Florida 4/17-24c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 12000244CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff vs. CURTIS WILLIAMS; SYLVIA WILLIAMS; ET AL Defendants _____________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 27th, 2014, and entered in Case No. 12000244CA, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida. Bank of America,N.A., Plaintiff and CURTIS WILLIAMS; SYLVIA WILLIAMS; ET AL, are defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the courthouse located 339 East Macclenny Ave, Macclenny, FL 32063, SALE BEGINNING AT 11:00AM on July 14th, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 32, SANDS POINTE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGES 88 AND 89 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 6151 Sands Pointe Drive, Macclenny, FL 32063 A 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 le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this April 16th, 2014. Al Fraser Clerk of Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352)337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at Submitted by: Udren Law Ofces 2101 West Commercial Blvd., Suite 5000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-378-1757 4/24-5/1c MEETING DATE Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Development Commission will meet on the following date: Monday, May 19, 2014, 6:00 pm The meeting will be held at the Commerce Center, 20 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063. The public is invited to attend. Ronald Mann, Chairman Baker County Development Commission 4/24c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013 CA 000107 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD LEE GREEN A/K/A RICHARD L. GREEN, et al., Defendants. __________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PAUL A. HOPKINS A/K/A PAUL ALLEN HOPKINS Last Known Address: 9598 HOPKINS RD., GLEN ST., MARY, FL 32040 You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property BAKER County: A part of the NW of the SW of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of said NW of the SW and run North 02 degrees 36 minutes 28 seconds East, along the East line thereof, 241.39 feet; thence North 86 degrees 16 minutes 33 seconds West, 655.33 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue 401.00 feet to the East right of way line of Hopkins Road; thence South 01 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds West, along said right of way line, 31.55 feet to a point of curve of a curve to the left having a radius of 25.00 feet, an included angle of 70 degrees 31 minutes 44 seconds; thence Southwesterly along the arc of said curve, for an arc distance of 30.77 feet to a point of reverse curve; thence Southerly and Westerly along the arc of a curve to the right whose radius is 50.00 feet, included angle of 250 degrees 31 minutes 44 seconds for an arc distance of 218.63 feet; thence South 01 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds West, 159.50 feet to the South line of the said NW of SW ; thence South 87 degrees 26 minutes 25 seconds East, 444.00 feet; thence North 02 degrees 43 minutes 54 seconds East, 254.70 feet to the point of beginning, Baker County, Florida. Also Together with and Subject to a 50 foot easement for ingress and egress, 25 feet on each side of the following described centerline: Commence at the North line of the SW of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, and the Westerly right of way line of State Road No. 123; thence run South 03 degrees 01 minutes 18 seconds West along said Westerly right of way line, a distance of 235 feet to the centerline of said 50 foot easement for ingress and egress and the point of beginning; thence run North 87 degrees 35 minutes 19 seconds West, a distance of 554.70 feet; thence run North 87 degrees 45 minutes 25 seconds West, a distance of 1713.08 feet; thence South 28 degrees 21 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 378.91 feet; thence South 01 degree 12 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 455.69 feet to the point of termination of said easement. And Subject to: a drainage easement across the West 20 feet of the South 120 feet of the above described property, and a natural drainage area that runs through the Easterly most section at the rear of said property, Parcel 14A, that occupies an area 50 feet wide along the North property line and expands Southward to 150 feet along the South property line. Mortgagor understands and agrees that no structure shall be erected in these drainage areas nor no fill added that would restrict that flow of drainage water. Also Subject to: The owners (current or future) of Parcel 14B, situated due East, adjoining said Parcel 14A, shall have a 20 foot right of way from Hopkins Road along the Northern boundary line as is identified by the current roadbed leading to said Parcel 14B, for the purpose of ingress and egress (from WD in Official Records Book 1998, Page 5383), which is now described in Instrument Number 200400001523 as a perpetual nonexclusive right to use easement for ingress and egress and described as: a 20 foot easement for ingress and egress being a part of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of said NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 and run North 02 degrees 36 minutes 28 seconds East, along the East line thereof, 241.39 feet; thence North 86 degrees 16 minutes 33 seconds West, 1056.33 feet to the East right of way line of Hopkins Road; thence South 01 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds West, along said East right of way line, a distance of 2.36 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 86 degrees 15 minutes 51 seconds East, 249.93 feet to the Point of Curve of a curve concave to the Southwest and having a radius of 510.27 feet and a central angle of 17 degrees 16 minutes 49 seconds; thence along the arc of said curve an arc distance of 153.99 feet; said curve being subtended by a chord having a bearing of South 17 degrees 37 minutes 26 seconds East and a chord distance of 153.31 feet to the East line of lands described in Official Records #1998-5383 of the Official Records of Baker County, Florida; thence South 02 degrees 41 minutes 33 seconds West, along said East line a distance of 21.12 feet to a point on a curve concave to the Southwest having a radius of 490.27 feet and a central angle of 18 degrees 03 minutes 23 seconds; thence along the arc of said curve an arc distance of 154.50 feet, said curve being subtended by a chord bearing of North 77 degrees 14 minutes 10 seconds West, and a chord distance of 153.88 feet to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence North 86 degrees 15 minutes 51 seconds West, 249.01 feet to a point on the East right of way line of said Hopkins Road, thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds East, along said East right of way line, a distance of 20.02 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together With that 1997, CLAYTON Mobile Home bearing ID #GMHGA4509614287A & GMHGA4509614287B. The action was instituted in the Circuit Court, EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER, Florida; Case No. 2013 CA 000107; and is styled VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida v. RICHARD LEE GREEN A/K/A RICHARD L. GREEN, JESSICA MALLOY GREEN, PAUL A. HOPKINS A/K/A PAUL ALLEN HOPKINS, RUTH S. HOPKINS and UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF 9598 Hopkins Road, Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Sonya Daws, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 600, Tallahassee, FL 32301, on or before May 4, 2014, (or 30 days from the first date of publication) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on May 4, 2014 or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiffs interest which will be binding upon you. DATED: April 4, 2014 Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Sonya K. Daws, Esquire Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. 215 South Monroe Street, Suite 600 Tallahassee, FL 32301 4/17-24cJON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Lady Cats did it again. Kylie Holtons monster day helped the girls win their fourth straight district title with a thrilling 9-5 victory over Paxon in the District 3-5A championship game on April 17. nings with two home runs from Holton, including a three-run blast fourth inning. The Golden Eagles rocked starting pitcher Macy Jackson for three runs in the third inning to pull within one and tied the game with another run off relief pitcher Corley Sweat in the following inning. Paxons comeback. They were shocked more than anything. The coach said getting hits would help build momentum, and the of reach. Delicia Washingtons RBI single scored Hayleigh Mulkey to break the tie and regained the teams lead. Madison Kennedy stole home to add another run to the lead. ish with six RBIs and extend the teams lead to 9-5. tle slump. She came out and hit how shes supposed to and how she wants to hit. It was a big lift emotionally. trict during every year of their high school careers, including coach The coach said he is thankful for the opportunity to coach the seniors throughout their entire high school careers. this year to help lead the team. The District 3-5A championship secured the Lady Cats a home tage is very important to making a run in the playoffs. Holton and Jackson connected with a pair of home runs to give the team a dominant 11-0 victory over Terry Parker on April 16 to advance to the following days tournament championship game. The Lady Cats pounced all over Terry Parker early and pulled out to a 6-0 lead through the second inning. Holton connected with a the girls pull ahead. Jarvis hit an RBI double in the second to score Kennedy, who was running for Holton. Hodges also had an RBI in the Baker Countys bats picked back up in the fourth frame as Hodges the girls lead. Brandie Callaway. Jackson ended the game a batter later with a tworun home run to give the Lady Cats the win via mercy rule. While the bats were hot, Baker Countys pitchers shut down Terry game. Wingard, the starting pitcher, struck out six batters through her three innings on the mound. Jackson entered the game in the fourth inning and allowed one hit and recorded three strike outs in her two innings of work.JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comBaker County basketball stars Charles Ruise Jr. and Delicia Washington were named to The Florida TimesUnions All-First Coast boys outstanding basketball play this season. Ruise Jr. earned a spot on straight season after averag ing a team-high 20.8 points per game during his junior campaign. He also averaged three assists and six rebounds per game, an improvement from last years 4.2 rebounds per game. His play led the Wildcats to a great 21-3 season and a run to the regional semifinals in the Class 5A playoffs. Wildcat coach Charles Ruise Sr. said the teams season could have been completely different if his son didnt play as well as he did. Washington was named to her first All-First Coast first team after leading the Lady pearance in more than a de cade. The sophomore scoring machine led the First Coast by averaging 27.5 points per game. It means a lot to have a player like that on our team, girls basketball coach Chris Chisholm said. She has a bright future. The basketball standout isnt resting on her laurels after beis continuing to work hard during the offseason to improve her ball handling and shooting. Washington is one of five Lady Cats working with private basketball tutor Sampson Jackson to improve their games. Abby Rice, Vivica Gaskins, Andrea Clark and Jada Jackson are also working with the tutor, and more are expected to join with the conclusion of track and tennis seasons. Hes really helping them, coach Chisholm said. He can do things with them that coaches dont have time to do during the season. The coach is optimistic his young team will be able to repeat last years successful sea son with the return of Washington and the crew. The squad will consist of only one senior, with the rest of the roster being made up of underclassmen. INVITATION TO BID SITE PREPARATION FOR BAKER COUNTY TRANSPORTATION CENTER The Baker County Board of Commissioners is accepting sealed bids for the site preparation of the Baker County Transportation Center. Bids will be accepted until 3:00pm on April 25, 2014. Bid prices will be held for 90 days. The project located on the vacant 10 acre site located at Willis Hodges Rd. and Buck Starling Rd. Work includes, but is not necessarily limited to: clearing and grubbing; earth and rock excavation; formation of subgrade; formation of drainage swales; grading; compacting; loaming and seeding; erosion and sediment control measures; construction layout; and maintenance and protection of on-site traffic. Bids are to be submitted to the Baker County Board of Commissioners, 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063 on or before the aforementioned date and time. Submittals should be marked Baker County Transportation Center Site Preparation Bid on the outside of the proposal. Late bids will not be accepted or opened. Bids will be opened publicly on April 28, 2014 at 9:00am in the Baker County Administration Building conference room at 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063. Bidding documents in the form of electronic files in .pdf format will be available at www.bakercountyfl. org/transportationcenter No printed copies will be provided. All questions concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to CJ Thompson, County Manager at or 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063, and to be given consideration must be received at least seven (7) days prior to the submittal date. All questions and responses will be posted online. The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. 4/17-24cA Four-Peat as Cats win district!Ruise Jr., Washington named All-First Coast Check it


Page 12 T B C P ursday, April 24, 2014 YARD SALES Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 267 S. 6th Street. Multi-family; something for everyone. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 4163 Birch Street, Macclenny II. Huge moving sale. Nice toaster oven, lots of kitchen items, 2 lamps, pictures and many other nice things. Friday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 6069 Wells Road, Whispering Pines neighborhood. Two family; household, teen name brand, purses, Gheenoe boat with Mercury motor. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 1017 Christie Court, behind Ag Center. Household, clothes, shoes, dresser, TV and much more. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 4161 Dogwood Street. Youth Camp Fundraiser. Lighted drafting table, household, clothes and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Corner of Linda and 6th Street. Lots of good junk. 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 accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clenny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the telephone. 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 notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lished, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. GE electric stove $150; Whirlpool washing machine $100; red leather recliner $200; Sago Palms $10. 259-5970 or 904612-3420. 4/24p Sofa, greenish tint, great condition $100; 2 lamps $15; 42 x 52" Italian painting $100; mailbox and post, beige $10. 904742-9399. 4/24p 32' Winnebago Motorhome. Too many features to list. $28,000. 904-588-5894. 4/24-5/1p Plant Sale. Sands Farm, 6698 Sandsdale Road. 259-6891 or 904-303-1501. Landscape and blooming plants. If we dont have it, we can get it! Monday-Friday 9-5. Saturday 8-4, located across from Moodys on US 90. 4/24-5/1c Fruit Treesapple, pear, peach and more. Muscadine grapevines, blueberry plants (small 1 gallon $3 & up). Delivery available. All major credit cards accepted. Lic. #4800917. 904-845-2686 or 904-3186166, Hilliard. 3/20-6/26p THE PLANT LADIES. Saturday only, 9-1. Across from Richards Market. Yesterdays, jasmine, tomato & pepper plants, oak leaf hydrangea, box wood, hanging baskets. Inventory slim this year, come early! Dept of Ag #48000569. 4/24p 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 Camille Beckman hand cream, Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridges, rubber stamps and much more. We specialize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc MISCELLANEOUS Attention Artisans and Crafters: Vendors sought for Arts and Market Fair at The Ivy Cottage, July 12. $10/booth. Contact Cynthia ivycottageofmacclenny@ or 904-994-5595. 4/17-24p Nannys Thrift Store. Located across from old jail. Furniture, toys, clothes. You name it, we have it or well get it. 904229-2303. 4/17-24p REWARD! $100 cash for Baker County Florida License Tags starting with 52 for 1938, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 54, 55 and 64. Also want tags starting with #63. $1000 for Baker County porcelain tags 1911-1917, and buying all FL/GA tags before 1958. Jeff Francis 727-4241576. 3/27-5/29p Home Improvementsporches, decks, remodeling-any home repair. Licensed & Insured. 904-591-2640. 10/17tfc ADOPTSincere and loving couple with large family, artistic, hard working, pray to nd a birthmother. Expenses paid 855844-7751. Shobna & Cosmin. Susan Stockman FL#0342521. 4/24p Devoted, Affectionate, Professional couple will help you, unconditionally love & be hands on with your baby/twins; maintain contact. Allowed expenses paid. Doug & Liz 866-777-9344 Susan StockmanFL#0342521. 4/24p Custom Home on 145 acres and 16 Home Sites at Lake Guntersville. Some selling Absolute Scottsboro, AL Saturday May 17th 10:00am. www.targetauction. com. 800 473-3939 djacobs#5060. 4/24p Miss Sunshine Pop Star Music Pageant. Hey Girls! Heres Your Chance. Win $5,000 Cash, a Recording Contract and Many More Prizes! 18+ Only Call (904) 246-8222. 4/24p NURSING CAREERS begin here Get trained in months, not years. Small classes, no waiting list. Financial aid for qualied students. Apply now at Centura Institute Orlando (888) 220-3219. 4/24p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Narcotics Anonymous. We are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!! Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. 1/2-12/25p AIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Techni cian training. Housing and Financial Aid for qualied students. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-741-9260 www.FixJets. com. 4/24p Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904994-7750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/2-12/25p AUTOMOBILES 2000 Kawasaki VN750 motorcycle, New Battery, Stator, & Voltage Regulator. $2,900.00. 259-7523. 12/5tfc ANIMALS FOUND: Bulldog found in Georgia Bend area. Call to identify. 904-586-7242. 4/24p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc HELP WANTED Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classied advertising on subjects like workat-home, weight loss products, health products. 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 Commission 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 Laborers and framers needed. Must have own transportation. Call 352-2352381. 4/24-5/1p Experienced plumber and plumbers helper. Must have experience in NEW CONSTRUCTION, ROUGHS, TOP-OUTS AND TRIMS. Must have tools, drivers li cense and reliable transportation. 40+ hours. Call Crockett Plumbing Company 904-653-1006 or email 4/24p Security (Night Shift, for Sat/Sun/Holidays.) We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer Dental & Health Insur ance, paid Holidays and Vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 4/24-5/15c Three full time positions available: Pipefitters Helper-Plumbers HelperCarpenters Helper. Commercial and industrial work. Must have good driving record and pass background check. DFWP. 904-388-4799. If interested, complete and submit online application at www. No walk-ins. 4/17-5/8p Maintenance Supervisor/Assistant Building Inspector Baker County, FL. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualied applications to ll the position of Maintenance Supervisor/Assistant Building Inspector. This position serves as a Department Head and hands on Maintenance worker and is responsible for all mechanical functions within the County owned buildings. This position will also serve as Assis tant Building Inspector and be under the general supervision of the Building Ofcial for inspection related duties. As Assistant Building Inspector, this position will assist in reviewing plans and specications submitted with building permit applications and inspect existing buildings and structures, new building construction and building repairs. The Maintenance Super visor is also responsible for preparation and management of the Facilities Maintenance department budget. The ideal candidate will have at least ve (5) years experience in general building maintenance and repair, including at least three (3) years supervisory experience. Trade cer tication is preferred. The applicant will be expected to obtain Provisional Building Inspector license within 90 days and obtain Building Inspector license within 2 years. Expected salary range is $30,000 $35,000 plus benets. Baker County is a participant in the Florida Retirement System and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A complete county application and resume is required to be considered for the position. For additional information and a complete Job Description visit Additional questions should be directed to Sara Little at (904) 259-3613 or email at sara.little@baker Application deadline is April 25, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. 4/10-24c 2nd Shift Storeroom Clerk. Must have computer knowledge. Industrial Storeroom experience helpful. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer Dental & Health Insurance, paid Holidays and Vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 4/3-24c Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises:1-855-515-8447. 4/24-5/15p Experienced painters needed. Peacock Painting. 259-5877. 2/21tfc Drivers: Home EVERY Weekend, Dedicat ed Southern Lanes & OTR! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down, No Credit Check. 1-888880-5916. 4/24p Maintenance person needed. Skilled in electrical, plumbing, A/C and carpentry. Must have mobile home repair experience. Send resume with salary requirements to PO Box 1813, Macclenny, Fl. 32063. 4/17-24c Earthworks of Florida is accepting applications for heavy equipment operators. Apply at 11932 N. State Road 121, Macclenny, FL. M-F 8:00-4:30. Phone 904653-2800. 4/17-5/8p DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Training. Job ready in 15 days! 1-888368-1964. 4/24p Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualied drivers. Home most weekends. Call: 843-266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway. com. EOE. 4/24p Heavy Equipment Operator Career! High Demand For Certied Bulldozer,Backhoe And Trackhoe Operators Hands On Training Provided. 4/24p Fantastic Earning Potential! Veter ans With Benets Encouraged To Apply. 1-866-362-6497. 4/24p ATTN: Drivers! $$$ Top Pay $$$ Be a Name, Not a Number Quality Home Time! BCBS + 401k + Pet & Rider Orientation Sign On Bonus CDL-A 877-258-8782. 4/24p Hiring One Ton and 3/4 Ton Pickup trucks to deliver RVs. 10/mile Sign-on Bonus, 4 Terminals & 8 Backhaul Locations. Call 866-764-1601 or 4/24p REAL ESTATE Notice to Readers All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, 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 parents 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 adver tised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll free at 1-800669-9777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Beautiful x-large lot; power, water, fruit and citrus trees. Hillside Drive, Macclenny; on a paved dead end street. Reduced to $37,500. 259-4569 or 904-861-9355. 4/10-5/1p For sale by owner 3 BR, 1 BA. Nice, fenced 1 acre, screened porch, detached garage, CH/A, close to I-10. Under market value; possible rent to own. Call for de tails. 904-614-6337 (9-5). 4/17-24p 3 BR, 2 BA home for sale by owner. Lease to own option with 6% down, $1050/ month. 808 Fox Run Circle. Beautiful pond view, enclosed garage for large family room; nicely fenced. $127,000. 904-5040773. 4/24-5/8p 2 BR, 2 BA house for sale on 2.5 acres. Country living; highway frontage. $75,000. Call 904-408-1836. 4/24p 1-10 acres, high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, setup. Owner nancing. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. 3/13tfc 4.74 acres, Raintree Drive, Macclenny II Unit III. $60,000 FIRM. 259-2536. 1/16tfc 5 acres on St. Marys River, zoned Ag; high and dry. Ready to build on; very nice wooded acres. $54,900; two to pick from. 904-591-2640. 7/18tfc Lots for sale, Copper Creek and Gleneld Oaks subdivisions. $32,000 each. Call 904-813-1580. 2/7tfc LOANS FOR LANDLORDS! We Finance From 5-500 Units As Low As 5.5 %. 1-4 Fam, Townhome, Condos OK. Contact B2R: 1-855-940-0227. 4/24p FOR RENT 3 BR, 2 BA, 611 Fox Run Circle, Macclenny. Fenced in back yard, ceiling fans, new ooring and more. $1075/month plus $1075 deposit. Real Estate with Garlon Webb. 904-408-9146. 4/24c 2 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 5 acres on Crews Road. Service animals only. $800/ month plus $500 deposit. Call Michelle 904-588-2589. 4/24p 2 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre in Glen, with 1 year lease. Service animals only. $650/month plus $650 deposit. 912-843-8139. 4/24-5/1p 2 BR, 1 BA house on 1 acre in Macclenny. $700/month plus $1400 to move in. 904397-0410. 4/24-5/1p 3 BR, 1 BA house located in Macclenny on State Road 121 N, just north of Steel Bridge Road. Closed in breeze way for additional climate controlled storage with attached 2 car garage. $900/month plus $900 deposit. Lawn maintenance and pest control included. Absolutely no smoking and service animals only. For questions or an appointment, call Johnny 904-334-2939. Available now. 4/24p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home located in Geor gia Bend area. $350/month plus $350 move in fee. 1st months rent pro-rated. Garbage, water, sewage and lawncare included. 912-843-8165 or 904-219-2690. 4/24tfc 3 BR, 2 BA in city. $750/month plus $750 deposit. 259-6546 or 904-759-3818. 4/24tfc 3 BR, 2 BA on 2 acres. Central heat/ air; country life. $700/month, 1st, last, and security. Call for more information. 904463-2551 or 904-275-2897. 4/24p 3 BR, 2 BA on 2 acres; country life with big screen porch, central heat/air. $850/ month, 1st, last, security. Call 904-4632551 or 904-275-2897 for more information. 4/24p 3 BR, 2 BA singlewide on acre, close to I-10. Must ll out application for reference check. $550/month plus $500 deposit. 259-2552 or 904-614-6111. 4/24-5/1p FOR SALE Class A CDL Drivers Needed!Drivers needed immediately for bulk commodity carrier. Driving School Minimum 23 years of age, clean MVR and job history required. Quality Excellence ExperienceResidential and Commercial Electric Services New Construction, Repairs and ServiceWe can help with all your electrical needs from small repairs to residential and commercial design/build projectsServing all of Northeast Florida & Southeast GeorgiaCall Fred Munson 904-226-4162FL Lic. EC-1713 | GA Lic. EN-215883 2 BR, 1 BA house in country. Living room, dining room, kitchen with appliances, CH/A, front and back porch. $700/month plus $1000 deposit. Service animals only. 259-6966. 4/24c 2200 sf 4 BR, 2 full BA mobile home on 1 acres, off North Forty. CH/A; 2 storage buildings, 1 with lean-to. $1100/month, 1st, last and $600 deposit. 259-7335. 4/17tfc 2000 sf single family home on 1 acre. 4 BR, 2 BA, 2 living rooms with replace, dining room, kitchen with pantry, huge laundry room with pantry. Convenient to I-10 and 90. Professional family with references preferred. Available May 1st. $950/month, $950 deposit, variable pet deposit. 904-993-9935. 4/24p 4 BR, 2 BA 32 x 80 doublewide. Newly remodeled on acre on corner of 125 S & Mud Lake Road, at 4 way stop. Lawn maintenance included. $1000/month plus $1300 deposit. 259-9066. 3/27tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, CH/A, $575/ month plus deposit; 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, $625/month plus deposit. 904860-4604. 1/30tfc 2-3 BR mobile homes available. $450$600/month. Half acre; garbage, water, sewer, lawn care provided; family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-6998637. 10/31tfc COMMERCIAL RENT Store in Sanderson; near Cuzs and across from grocery store. $700/month. 259-3422 or 904-507-9647. 4/24c Commercial Office at 535 S. 6th Street; retail space available April 1, presently Goodie 2 Shoes. 533 S. 6th Street. 904338-4528. 3/27-4/24p For Lease1500 SF retail/office space at 541 S. 6th Street, Macclenny. $1000/ month. Call Jack at 904-616-9432. 9/26tfc MOBILE HOMES Used doublewide. Will move for free. Only $9900. 904-783-4619. 4/24-5/1c Dollar and a Deed gets you a new 3 BR, 2 BA for only $350/month. 904-783-4619. 4/24-5/1c Will move for free. 16x80 3 BR, 2 BA only $16,900. 904-783-4619. 4/24-5/1c 16x80 3 BR, 2 BA. $1500 down and $250/month. 904-783-4619. 4/24-5/1c Never Before Titled 2013 4 BR Palm Har bor. Only $550/month. 904-783-4619. 4/24-5/1c Palm Harbor 4 BR, 2 BA over 2300 sf. Only $450/month. 904-783-4619. 4/24-5/1c ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS SUMMER TERM 2014 NURSING CLINICAL Masters degree in nursing required OR a current MSN student with a BSN degree. At least two years of recent clinical experience required. Contact Melody Corso at 386.754.4323 or melody.corso@ COSMETOLOGY Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be a licensed cosmetologist with an active license. Three years of full-time experience as a cosmetologist a minimum. Preferred: An AA or AS degree; experience. Contact John R. Piersol at or call 386.754.4225 for more information. College application and copies of transcripts required. Foreign transcripts must be submitted with a translation and evaluation. Application available at www.fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/ EA/EO College in Education and Employment Cindy Jo Oglesby Fl. Lic. R.E. Broker Cell 904.226.7161In todays real estate market it takes an experienced professional to move No upfront fees | We dont get paid unless we sell your home! Experience & Expertise in Marketing, Negotiations, Financing and More!260 W. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny (Next to NAPA Auto Parts)


ursday, April 24, 2014 T B C P Page 13 I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES$$ CASH PAID $$IMMEDIATELY904.259.4663 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 BAKER LAWN & TREE SERVICEFull Service Lawncare and Tree Service Pressure Washing Gutter Cleaning904-408-9361/904-625-6853Services to t your needs. 4/17-5/8pPUMP REPAIR 24 HR WELL DRILLING 2-4 & Larger 259-6934 or 904-591-0063 Ronnie SappWater Well Contr FL7003, GA316 5/16tfc LAWNS AND LANDSCAPES OF N.E. 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The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfcDEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORResidential Commercial New Construction Remodel259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes Additions Remodels259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfcROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 Wells Pump Service | Water Treatment 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated 12/31tfcTILE AND WOOD FLOORING25 Years Experience John Pearce 904-536-5682Free Estimates4/10-5/1pDAVID ROBINSONS LAND GRADING & MORESpecializes in Dirt Slag Foundations Water Drainage Land Structuring & More! 30+ Years Experience Free Estimates904-759-39844/24-10/23pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGnow offers Septic Tank Pumping, Sump Pump Replacements and all your plumbing needs. Call 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24pANGEL AQUA, INC.Water Quality Treatment We can improve your water Water softeners Iron lters Sales Rentals Service Repairs Ask us about our Chemical Free systems Morton Salt Keep Full Salt Delivery Service 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/12tfcFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-2536 904-838-28185/11tfc FULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcPEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcPUMP REPAIR2 or 4 wells shallow or deepCall 904-259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 4/3-24pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGRepairs Re-pipes Remodels Drain Cleaning Sump Pumps Water heaters New constructionCall 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24pDROPTINE TAXIDERMYState Award Winning Taxidermy Hydro-dip Available904-612-6509 904-408-13794/10-5/1pCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom New Home Construction Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfc PLUMBING-SEWER-SEPTICOver 40 Years Experience 24 Hour Service259-6934 or 904-591-0063CFC032613 MP005858 I-13219RCMD Ronnie Sapp 5/16tfcTREE SERVICEStarting Prices: Canopy Lift-$75 Tree Takedown-$150 Roof Clearance-$75 Call Jeremy 904-405-9314Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 4/17-5/8pBATHROOM REMODELSNew xtures Ceramic Tile ADA Transformations Roll-in Showers Walk-in TubsCall 259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 4/3-24pSIGNS & DESIGNS BY ELLENSigns Banners Magnetics Window & Vehicle Graphics & Lettering T-shirt Applications BEST PRICES IN THE COUNTY 259-6135 1/2-6/26pMORAN INSULATION, INC.Spray foam Garage Doors Fiberglass Insulation Fix broken springs and motors on garage doors. 904-334-8285www.moraninsulation.com4/10-5/1p BILL BAKER MOVING20 Years Experience Local-Florida/Georgia One Couch or the Whole House Bill Baker904-616-25564/10-5/1pA & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. Sprinkler Systems Residential and Commercial Installations and Repairs Free Estimates651-17394/10-5/1pLAND CLEARINGFill dirt Slag Cypress mulch Red mulch A little or a lot904-521-15062/10tfcTREE & STUMP REMOVALLic. & Ins. Call Danny Wood904-222-50544/24-6/12pFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcMARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014Cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 welldriller@nefcom.netLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 12/5-5/29/14p NOW AVAILABLE 1 and 2 BedroomsBaldwin GroveAPARTMENTS904-266-4070T.T.D. 1-800-955-8771US 90 E., right on Yellow Water Rd., right on Rainer Rd., go to stop sign, turn right. Go to rst street, turn left. RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTSThis institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Baker Blast 10 and under and 14 and under travel softball teams came out on top of tournaments held in Georgia in recent weeks. The 10 and under Blast team held off a bases loaded game of the United States Fastpitch Association Showdown in Title Town tournament in Valdosta over the weekend of April 12. Coach Robert Davis said in an email that outstanding pitching performances from Zioe Hatch and Brook lyn Kennedy and great catching by Bobby Joe Rich and Brooklyn Kennedy helped catapult the team to victory. lot of heart and grit, he said. What else can a coach ask for? The girls earned their way to the championship after going 3-2 during the seeding stage. The team defeated the Diamond Crushers 14-7 in Game 4 to advance to the championship game. The title win came a week after coach Davis 14 and Be? A Five Game Guarantee tournament in Bainbridge with an 8-7 win over the Southern Storm. 5-all to send the championship game into extra innings. The Storm jumped back out to a two-run lead in the top of the next inning, but the Blast were once again able to tie the score up with two outs and loaded the bases. First-year travel ball player Shelbey Spratlin slapped a base hit over the head of the third baseman to drive the winning run across the plate. going 3-1 through the seeding games. They defeated the South Georgia Knockouts 7-6, Next Level 14-2 and the Storm 10-1 before falling to the Panhandle Heat Gold 132. Coach Davis said the team was led at the plate by Alyssa Rich, Nani Dale and Mackenzie Carter throughout the Smith set the team up for victory from the mound and she gave her all when it counted most. The coach said he is proud of the way his entire team PHOTO COURTESY OF ROBERT DAVIS (Back l-r) Coach Robert Davis, Bill McDaniel, Clint Cooper, Larry Payne, (middle l-r) KK Watts, Emma Cooper, Abby Courson, Madison McDaniel, Bobby Rich, Launa Parker, Kara Davis, (front l-r) Kalin Davis, Tristen Long, Lainna Burnett, Brooklyn Kennedy, Zoie Hatch and Dani Rios. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROBERT DAVIS (Back l-r) Coach Je Holman, Mackenzie Carter, Catlin Harvin, Nani Dale, Morgan Smith, Alyssa Rich, head coach Robert Davis, (front l-r) Mckenzie Hickman, Shelbey Spratlin, Danae Miller, Karli Johnson, Kim Thrower and Leah Kerce. Not pictured: Larry and Camryn Payne and Kat Rhoden.Both Baker Blast teams win Georgia tournaments Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal Reroofs & Roof Repairs Shingle Reroofs & RepairsYour hometown contractor! FREE ESTIMATESLIC.#CCC13302742593300IN GOD WE TRUST. 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