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The Baker County press
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Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
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Began Apr. 12, 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 bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll.OVERALL, HOW DO YOU VIEW BAKER COUNTYS PAST ITS HISTORY, ITS HERITAGE, ITS LEADERS?53% Positive 33% Negative Arrest for violet wood club beatingsSee page 5 Wildcat baseball continues on a roll this summer See page 17 JOEL ADDINGTON | MANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe sheriffs office rounded up six male suspects on felony warrants on June 25, most stemming from undercover drug buys during May. Six additional suspects, including two females, are being sought, however. They are Jamie Dannette Sigers, Reginald Keith, Michael Corey Dollison, Tammy Wynell Crews, Rashaad Stephon Church and Ashton Lamonte Amerson. Most of them have previous felony convictions for drug and property crimes. Among those captured last week are four suspects allegedly selling either crack cocaine or methamphetamine to confidential informants working with police. Investigators Matt Yarborough and Mike Hauge conducted the stings, sending the informants to the buys with audio and video recording equipment as well as an audio transmitter, which allows them to listen to the buys from afar. Those arrested last week in Macclenny and Sanderson as a result of the buys are 25-year-old Raymond Lee James, who goes by the alias Lil Ray, Maxie Lee Wilcox, 30, Chester Ray Hadley Jr., 26, who uses the alias Zec, and Bobbie Ozell Blue Jr., 24, also known as Lil Bobbie, sheriffs records show. Another suspect in the undercover investigation, Danielle Cory Ruise, was booked at county jail on June 27 on sale and possession of cocaine within 1000 feet of a church. Mr. Blue of Sanderson is accused of selling $40 worth of crack cocaine at 9765 CR 127, not far from his home address and within 1000 feet of Jonesville Park, the afternoon of May 9, Investigator Hauge said. Mr. Hadley allegedly sold $40 worth of crack cocaine the evening of May 27 in the area of Sanderson Circle and CR 127, and within 1000 feet of Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church. Mr. Wilcox is accused of selling $20 worth of the same drug at the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Minnesota Avenue the evening of May 9. The location is less than 100 feet from Keller InterBobby Blue Jr. Raymond James Robert Portereld Chester Hadley Jr. Maxie Wilcox Jr. Danielle Ruise Kenneth Gainey Thomas Suggs Jr. Gordan Taylor James Rhoden Jr. OPERATION CLEAN SWEEPSix arrested,six still at largeUndercover drug buys10ARRESTEDSeven arrested in drug sweep Three arrested on unrelated warrants7WANTED-See page 4See page 4 JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comFirst Coast YMCA is working to fix the cracked deck and erosion underneath it at the Bak er Family YMCA pool on West Lowder Street in Macclenny, calling in engineers, contrac tors and the pools original builder to evaluate the situation. The problem was first noted on June 11, said First Coasts vice president of marketing and communications Michelle Moore. She said thats when contractors were contacted, but they werent able to get to the site until this week. The City of Macclenny notified the Ys part-time staffer at the pool early last week about flowing water undermining a portion of the south side of deck, which is where the fracture is located, said City Man ager Phil Rhoden. The city taped off the cracked portion of the deck to keep pool goers away from the damage. Mr. Rhoden said employees noticed the problem when leav ing the citys wastewater treatment plant nearby. He said he believes the water may be coming from a damaged backwash line from the pool. Ms. Moore, however, said the pools builder, Parry Pools, examined the property on Tuesday, July 1, and reported the water was likely rain that drained through the crack. She said a swim meet scheduled at the pool last weekend was moved to an alternate Y pool in Fernandina Beach because of concerns about having a large group of people on the deck. The pool has not been closed as yet. The pool is safe to swim in, said Ms. Moore. The citys building inspector Claude Bagwell evaluated the area too, and told Mr. Rhoden initially there was no threat to life and safety, but that another inspection on July 1 was to confirm that assertion. The erosion goes significantly in there but Claude didnt feel like the pool was compromised, said Mr. Rhoden. He added late Tuesday that the extent of the damage was greater than initially Public salaries: whos making what?Water has carved out below deck at Y poolSee page 2 Sheri Joey Dobson$108,137** Mr. Dobson is a double dipper and collects also about $81,660 in retirement annually Property Appraiser Tim Sweat$99,222 School Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson$99,222 Clerk of Courts Al Fraser$99,222 Tax Collector Gene Harvey$99,222 Supervisor of Elections Nita Crawford$81,718JIM MCGAULEYPUBLISHER EDITORBAKERCOUNTYPRESS.COMEarlier this year when Clerk of Courts Al Fraser announced his retirement midway through his fifth term, many expressed surprise at the nearly $100,000 annual salary the job pays. No doubt it was a major drawing card luring the seven candidates now in the race to replace him in November. The salaries of constitutional officers have been steadily creeping upward since the state took over the job of setting them decades ago, using a com plex formula that takes into consideration a countys population among other things. The system was put in place ostensibly to standardize elected officials salaries across Floridas 67 counties, but it also took them off the hook politically since they can rightly claim they have no control over their pay levels. Its also a convenient foot in the door for state associations of elected officials whose main job is lobbying the Florida Legislature. And making sure salaries stay on the high end is BAKER COUNTY (Supervisory positions) County Manager C.J. Thompson $70,000 Planning Director Ed Preston $69,000 IT Director Nick Frilling $57,044 Road Superintendent Robert Fletcher $56,246 EMS Director David Richardson $54,000 Building Ocial Bobby Grin $48,926 Finance Director Debbie Perryman $45,803 Human Resource Director Cathy Williams $44,310 Fire Chief Steven Marfongella $43,000 Recreation Director Donald Combs $35,458 Maintenance Supervisor Brian Higginbotham $35,000 Library Director April Teel $32,125 Animal Control Director Georgia Monfort $30,115 Extension Director Mike Davis (countys share) $28,800 Veteran Service Ocer Tony Esterling $24,960 County Commissioners$30,866School Board members$26,262 TOWN OF GLEN ST. MARYMayor Juanice Padgett$14,640Town Councilmen$2280See page 2 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATIONMemorial Park | Fireworks, Food & Crafts Festivities begin at 5pm | Fireworks 9pmSee page 9


Page 2 T B C P ursday, July 3, 2014one of their main responsibilities. All of Baker Countys elected officials received generous 3.6 percent raises as of October 1, a start date that went largely unnoticed by the general public. The new rates constituted the largest increase in recent years, when salaries were kept static as the economy worsened. County commissioners last week said they favored three percent raises in the new budget for all employees, the first since 2009, when it takes effect in October, one year after elected officials got theirs. Its unclear how much, if any, of the constitutional officers pay will go up next year. So, what is everyone making now? This week The Press gathered up from public entities the cur rent base salaries (not including benefits like health insurance and retirement) of elected officials and supervisory personnel. Have a look: From page 1 THANK YOU!PAULAT. BARTONSCHOOL BOARD MEMBER DISTRICT 3OUR CAMPAIGN KICKOFF WAS A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS!!My personal appreciation is extended to each individual who contributed their time and talents to the event. Thanks to all who came out in support of my candidacy. The children had a great time!! As we continue to work together, we will build a brighter educational future for the children in Baker County.Paid by Paula T. Barton for School Board. OTE build a brighter educational future for the children in Baker County. Paid by Paula T. Barton for School Board. Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. Louis D. Brandeis I hope you & your family have a safe Independence Day! I hope you & your family have a safe Independence Day! Elect PAULSCAMMACCAfor Baker County School Board District 4Paid political advertisement paid for and approved by Paul Scammacca for School Board District 4. Erosion under YMCA pool deckthought, and the city will be monitoring an expansion of the area cordoned off by First Coast to ensure the area remains safe for visitors to the pool. He said First Coast has agreed to enlarge the blocked area immediately with barricades to encompass the entire southern portion of the deck. If they cant make it safe to our satisfaction, well have to close the pool, the manager said. Still, the pool is owned by First Coast YMCA, and fixing it falls to the Jacksonville-based nonprofit. An e-mail from First Coasts vice president of asset manage ment, Kathy Womack, to Mr. Rhoden on June 26 shows First Coast is addressing the damage. We have a new pool engineer that has just started with Y and he has a scheduled visit to the site ... and also a site contractor, Fickling Contracting, will be on site tomorrow. In addition we have asked the original pool contractor, Parry Pools, to complete an evalua tion of the deck and the pool ... We will follow up with you and Mr. Yarborough (assistant city manager) on Monday after our reports, she wrote. Ms. Moore said engineers and contractors didnt make it here until Tuesday. She said a new retaining wall will likely be needed to fix the erosion and new decking to fix the crack. Its going to be a major undertaking, said Mr. Rhoden. From page 1 BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (Administrative positions) Associate Superintendent Robin Mobley $60,275 Executive Director for Teaching & Learning David Davis $86,455 Executive Director for Support Services Marcelle Richardson $95,630 Director of Nutrition Services Cathy Golon $93,630 Director of Maintenance Denny Wells $61,071 Director of Auxiliary Services David Crawford $86,455 Director of Transportation Johnnie Jacobs $76,406 Director of ESE Nancy Crews $81,739 Director of Adult and Vocational Ed Ann Watts $69,782 Director of Special Programs Susan Voorhees $81,739 Principal, BCHS Tom Hill $79,056 Vice Principal, BCHS Carrie Dopson $76,556 Asst Principal, BCHS John Staples $89,130 Asst Principal, BCHS Tonya Tarte $89,130 Principal BCMS Sherry Barrett $80,739 Vice Principal, BCMS Allen Murphy $79,597 Asst Principal, BCMS Gary Pelham $89,130 Principal KIS Jamie Johnson $66,277 Asst Principal, KIS Denise Mann $82,345 Principal, WES Lynne Fort $92,630 Asst Principal, WES Kelly Horne $66,507 Principal, MES Debbie Fraser $82,097 Asst Principal, MES Doug Register $89,130 Principal, Pre-K K Bonnie Jones $74,081CITY OF MACCLENNY Mayor Gary Dopson $4200 City Commissioners $3600 City Manager Phil Rhoden $69,608 Fire Chief Buddy Dugger $58,822 Building and Zoning Director Mike Walker $35,067 Sewer Plant Operator $56,306 (plus overtime) Assistant City Manager Roger Yarborough $52,000 Public Works Supervisor David Mette $49,920Public salaries:Whos making what? Purchase this photo at Photo by Jim McGauleyRain leaking through a crack in the pool deck is believed to causing the erosion, a First Coast YMCA VP said. Were always looking for news-from youIf you got news, especially good news, we want to hear about it. The Press monitors ofscheduled events, but we rely on you, the reader, to inform us about whats happening in your neighborhood, whether its central Macclenny near reaches of Baker County. When Baker County residents are making waves around the country or the globe, wed like to shine a light on them, too. That mission trip that was especially challenging, traveling sports teams, the tales of good deeds that should not go unnoticed, we want to know all about them. You can reach us several ways: by calling Managing Ed itor Joel Addington at (407) 617-4783 or sending him an e-mail at You can Twitter. During normal business hours, you can reach us at (904) 259-2400. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department


Page3JULY 3, 2014 Okay, heres the picture. Im staring out of a poster with a steely gaze and scraggly beard wearing fatigues and crossed bandoleers and below the picture in is the phrase Viva la Revolucion. Okay, I admit its pretty ridiculous and only mildly relevant to the story Im going to tell you, but there was a time when I was in high school that could have gotten me in serious trouble in todays political climate. It was actually completely innocent and not even my fault. Most of the ridiculous things that I did werent my fault. They were the fault of my best friend Tom Hagood. I was a cautious teenager, clearly seeing the obstacles that lay in my path. Tom saw no obstacles at all to any of his hair-brained schemes. And he had a lot of hair-brained schemes. Ironically, I had lunch with Tom a few months ago when my daughter Sara Beth was in Atlanta at the Shepherd Center. Tom is a Methodist minister at a church in Decatur. I mentioned this incident to him when we were reminiscing and his response was a shake of his head and the comment, What were we thinking? We werent. So here it is. Tom decided to make a rocket that we would launch at Science Club. It was just after New Years and we bought up all the left over sparklers in Lake City at a bargain price. In the end we had about 500 sparklers. Every night we sat in his room scraping the gray stuff off the sparkler wires into a metal pot. Five-hundred sparklers made a pretty decent sized pile of powder. To give it consistency Tom added a bottle of airplane dope, the stuff used to size the canvas that was stretched over the wings of big balsa wood model airplanes. Soon our propellant was the consistency of oatmeal. We packed the stuff into a tennis ball can we had painted red, white and blue. We fashrocket. The next day we took it to school and at lunch we dug a hole outside the back door of the science classroom and set it up for launch at the Science Club meeting after school. This was in the days before caller ID. At least twice a week the school got bomb threats that would send us all to the track while the Lake City Police Department searched the property. You see where this is going? Sixth period we had our second bomb scare of the the month. We trudged out to the track and sat around while the administration and faculty and the LCPD searched the school. Strangely enough, today was a little different. LCPD ofguns all of a sudden showed up on the roof of Columbia with a dog patrolled the halls. This looked serious. About an hour later we were cleared to go back to class. Not long after that, Tom was esus made any connection to the rocket outside of the science classroom until Tom started to be grilled about it by the principal and police chief. What saved us was the fact that Tom had mentioned the rocket to the science teacher and the fact that no one could imagine us doing anything the least bit malicious. Tom was president of student council and I was completely harm less. We both had spotless discipline records. Tom got a tongue-lashing and a warning ble to school. I was a nervous wreck when I heard about it. Tom was mad that Science Club had been canceled. That was the differ ence in our personalities. Nowadays, in this political context we would have probably been arrested and expelled for having an explosive device and hauled off by Homeland Security instead of the principal shaking his head and calling us goofballs. Which, of course we were. That night we launched the rocket in Toms back yard. The success of our rocket is probably testament to why we are a teacher and minister instead of rocket scientists. Our rocket never got off the ground. It did, however, make a rockets red glare that was beautiful to see. That is, until it caught Toms back it out with brooms. Okay, so that poster I mentioned isnt really appropriate. More appropriate would white hair and crazy eyes of Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future holding a Mr. Fusion Personal Home Nuclear Reactor made from a Mr. Coffee machine and saying something about the Flux Capacitor and 1.21 Jigowatts of power. Happy Independence Day and when you light a sparkler think of me.LETTER TO THE EDITOR IMPRESS I ONSJim McGauley Tropical Storm Arthur a big deal?Meteorologist Scott Cordero of the National Weather Service in Jacksonville reported Tuesday that winds are expected at 10 to 20 mph for inland counties in the region and Baker County is forecast to get .84 inches through the weekend, about half of which is expected on Thursday. Are you taking any precautions or making any preparations yet? What are they? Adam MainMan Carey: Are you kidding me? Melinda Crews Sorkness: two more squirts of hair spray. Christopher Apromollo: Just another Thursday. Taylor Wild Man: Looks like I nally get a decent shower cuz it been dry out here. LaTanya Jones: Do we need to take precautions other than ashlights cause here in Sander son any kind of wind will cause lights to go out. Louise Curtiss Smith: I thought we named hurricanes not tropical storms. Curtis Tharpe: .84 inches of rain? LOL, I dont think I will be fretting.BCSO drug sweepSeven more suspects were sought in Baker County Sheris Oce drug sweep last Wednes day. Readers reactions: Theresa Rhoden: Lock em up and throw away the key. Track-life Youngin: FREE DEM BOIS! Susie Davis Harvey: Praying they get their heart right with the Lord and kick this nasty hab it that was brought on by Satan! Callie Crosby: They love go ing to jail so the taxpayers can pay for them. Crystal Sisk: Trash, pure trash. I am sick of my tax dollars paying for people like this. I say the whole time they are locked up they should do labor to pay their way. I have to bust my be hind to pay taxes for them to continue to be thugs. Cheryl Marcus Nipper: Im beginning to believe we should use all our tax dollars and buy a tractor trailer slam full of the stu and tell them all to go at it. Its the same ones so they obviously cant be rehabilitated. Just sayin. Shauna Scott Jones: Im gonna guess meth was the drug of choice after looking at their mug shots Floyd Lee Crews: Addiction is a powerful disease. They all need help. But there is nothing you can do for them unless they want to be helped. A few of these used to be good people. Carol Dinger: Where were all these creepy dudes hiding out? Never noticed any of them. Good riddance, scum bags. Kryppie King Day: Need to be setting my homeboys free. This some bull.Favorite beaches?David Knight: I miss the beaches of the great St. Marys River! Tammy Harvey Brownlee: Crescent Beach. Shauna Scott Jones: Mick lers Landing. Lots of shark teeth for us to nd. LIKE US ON FACEBOOKTO JOIN THE DISCUSSION MY SIDE OFTHE MATTERROBERT GERARD Were back on familiar territory. Our Mike Anderson reported last week that the Baker self again in the position of ed revenues to balance next years budget thats called Congress. County Manager C.J. Thompson estimated initially the shortfall at about $2.5 million if the projected budget holds at $27.35 million, then quickly scaled that back to $2 million because health insurance premiums could hold at current levels if the claim level stays static, and the county plays nice with United Health care and agrees not to seek bids from other carriers. Whoosh! A half-million disappears, but theres still $2 million shortfall in this, the preliminary budget process. As those who follow the process are aware, budget incomes and outgoes tend to nally comes out of the oven in September. The plan to further narrow quiring employees to fork over a greater portion of health insurance premiums for family coverage, a move that will likely result in howls of protest because it comes out of take home. Those affected may want to look at it another way join the chorus because thats what a lot of us have already had to do. Eyes will be on the county board, though, as it calls in as to why they have all sought more funds in the coming year. Commissioners should ask have spent category-by-cate cal year. They should take a hard look also at contingency money built into the current year budget. Thats an imabove what is held in reserve for carry-over until next years revenues start to pour in should be scrutinized closely. If requests for more staff are part of new budget rethe reasons in great detail. If year-to-date spending hints at over-budgeting last summer, that should be questioned as well. All expenses not directly related to the day-to-day operlike travel, should come under the microscope. All this might lead to conment heads accusing the commission of micromanaging bers should make it clear early in the process that spending must be in line with actual needs and budget padding not allowed. The goal? Avoid dipping into the countys surplus funds yet another year. Kicking the can down the road, if you will. Can such line-item scrutiny erase what is now a $2 milit would be refreshing to see the board resolve that it be the goal this year, and the next and the next. As the county manager hinted last week, the balancing act this year may not be that dire and anticipated revenues from state and other sources could be greater. Perhaps, and if individual budgets are pared down from present requests and more money does come in, it will mean one of two favorable outcomes. Come into balance without raiding the kitty, or better yet, extra largess from higher up and actually add to the funds held in reserve. Dear Editor: On behalf of the Baker Youth Coalition, we would like to thank everyone who attend event on June 20. Our goal is to provide families with fun, drug-free events during the summer months. With close to one hundred people attending, in spite of the severe weather, we feel our Human Hamster races were a great success. Special thanks to our volunteers who helped with set ting up, running the event erything. Your assistance and support were greatly appreci ated. We invite everyone to attend our next event on July 11 at the county fairgrounds from 7-10 pm. Our main attraction will be Laser Tag, along with the return of the Hamster Races, bounce houses, recreational games and lots of incentives. Admission is free and door prizes will be awarded. Vivica Gaskins Kasyn Givens Youth Coalition membersEliminating the decitApply heat to individual departmentsHigh school project fell short of rocket science


Page 4 T B C P ursday, July 3, 2014mediate School and known for drug activity. Mr. James is suspected of selling sixth-tenths of a gram of meth for $30 from his Brent Lane address in Macclenny back in August of 2013, according to Investigator Yarborough. He said in his report that the informant drove Mr. James to the intersection of Woodlawn Park Place and Woodlawn Road where the suspect left the vehicle to buy the drugs nearby. He allegedly called the suspect later to meet him back at his residence where the transaction would take place. The investigator said the recording equipment stopped working, however, when Mr. James exited the informants vehicle on Woodlawn. Two of the suspects ar rested in what the sheriffs office dubbed Operation Clean Sweep, were not the result of undercover buys. It was a selfie posted to Facebook that led investigators to Mr. Gaineys doorstep on CR 250. Police found photos of the suspect and Phillip Arnold Bennett III posing with guns and cash. Mr. Bennett was recently apprehended in Maryland and extradited back to Baker County on weapons and trespassing charges. The photos were posted to the Mr. Bennetts Facebook page on May 18, Investigator Hauges report indicates. The officer knew Mr. Bennett was a convicted felon and thus is not permitted to possess firearms. When he and other deputies conducted a knock and talk at Mr. Gaineys home on May 22, Mr. Gainey consented to a search of the residence that uncovered two rifles, marijuana and bags with meth residue, the investigator said. He noted Mr. Gainey agreed in May to cooperate in future narcotics investigations, but never did so. That led to a warrant for his arrest this month on the drug and weapons offenses. Mr. Gainey is a felon as well. Mr. Taylor, meanwhile, was driving on CR 250 in Taylor on May 21 when investigators in an unmarked vehicle approached his Ford F150 from behind and found the tag expired last year. After a traffic stop and search of the vehicle, they found about 22 grams of marijuana and three hydrocodone pills inside. The investigators released Mr. Taylor from the scene on the premise he would assist them in the future in exchange for not being prosecuted. When that didnt happen, a warrant was sought for his arrest on the drug possession charges. Three more suspects not involved in the drug investigations but with outstanding warrants were also taken into custody last week. Felon Robert Stephen Porterfield Jr., 36, of Glen St. Mary was arrested in a trailer park Ashton Amerson Tammy Crews Michael Dolison Rashaad Church Jaime Sigers Reginald Keith Serving Baker County for over 35 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.259-6606The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. QUALIFICATIONS:COUNTY COMMISSIONER ANALYTICAL SKILLS LEADERSHIP SKILLS EDUCATION FISCAL MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE OF TAX LAWS/RULESCOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Building for the future of Baker CountyEmail me: Call me: 219-3287 Political advertisement paid for and approved by Adam Giddens, Republican, Baker County Commissioner, District 4. TO THE CITIZENS OF THIS GREAT COMMUNITY: re-elect ADAM GIDDENSCounty Commissioner District 4Re-ElectJoin me for a Meet & Greet July 17 for refreshments from 6:00 8:00 pm at my campaign headquarters:69 W. Macclenny Ave. (across from CVS) From page 1BCSOs Operation Clean Sweep...JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comMason Lewis Bryant of Macclenny was at the wheel of a semi tractor-trailer when it hit and killed a St. Augustine tow truck driver on the side of Interstate 95 in the early morning of June 28. The Florida Highway Patrol is awaiting the results of a toxicology screen to determine if Mr. Bryant, 25, or the victim, Kit Irwin Tappen, 41, was drinking prior to the 3:15 a.m. collision near mile marker 323. Charges pend the outcome of those tests, FHP reported, but none have been filed as yet. Mr. Tappen was helping a motorist on the side of the road when Mr. Bryant drove past and struck the man with the rear wheels of the trucks trailer, FHP said. The disabled 2006 Pontiac was smashed as well. The cars driver was not identified by FHP. Mr. Bryant has a spotty driv ing history, court records show. Back in the spring of 2007 he pleaded guilty to failing to report damage to unattended vehicle in Baker County. He was arrested for reckless driv ing here that summer and com pleted a six-month probation sentence in the fall. He was ticketed twice in 2011 and again in 2012, the latter of which trig gered a temporary license suspension for failure to pay traffic fines. In Duval County he was arrested in July 2008 on charges of resisting arrest, trespassing and disorderly intoxication. He pleaded guilty to the resisting count and the other counts were dropped, court records indicate. They also show he was ticketed in the jurisdiction for speeding and not wearing a seatbelt in 2010 and 2011, respectively.Driver of semi that killed man was localA circuit judge on June 24 sentenced a Glen St. Mary man to eight months in county jail in return for no contest pleas to two of three offenses he was charged with in May while he was on probation. James H. Clark entered the pleas to a lesser charge of attempted possession of a controlled drug and felony driving on a suspended license. The state dropped a count of having the wrong tag on his vehicle. Judge Mark Moseley allowed Mr. Clark credit for 61 days in jail since his arrest. His past criminal record includes lewd assault on a child less than 16, drunk driving and disorderly intoxication. In the only other jail sentence handed down that day, Mikell McKenzie of Sanderson admitted to a probation violation and will serve a six-month sentence. The judge gave him credit for more than 300 days in jail. Mr. McKenzie was arrested back in April for driving and never obtaining a license, and was on community control (house arrest) at the time, court records indicate. His past record includes sale of cocaine, marijuana possession and bringing contraband into the jail. In cases that were handled during an earlier court session on June 17, Judge Moseley placed Matthew D. Crews on drug offender probation for three years after he pleaded no contest to sale of controlled drugs and possession with intent to sell. Mr. Crews was also ordered to complete 75 hours community service and adjudication of guilt will be withheld if he successfully adheres to terms of the probation. Also that day: Nina Fogarty pleaded no contest to attempted purchase of controlled drugs and was sentenced to 120 days already in county jail. The judge withheld adjudication of guilt in the case of William provided he complies with terms of a one-year probation. Jeremy Taylor pleaded no contest to growing marijuana and will be on drug offender probation 18 months. The judge allowed credit for 105 days in jail in the case of Charles Unartel Jr., who pleaded no contest to felony marijuana possession and having drug paraphernalia. The credit comes off a nine-month sentence. A similar term in jail was ordered in the case of Hunter Ingalls, who admitted to violating probation stemming from 2013 cases of growing marijuana within 1000 feet of a church or business, and possession with intent to sell. Russell McDermitt had mere days remaining in the 60-day sentence given him in return for a no contest plea to violation of pretrial release stemming from a domestic violence charge.8 months in jail off Woodlawn Road on weapons possession and dealing in stolen property charges. Hes one of two suspects who were sought for allegedly stealing two handguns from Charles Pipkins residence on South Lincoln Avenue in Glen St. Mary between mid-March and mid-May while he was in the hospital and selling them to Pe ter Kemp, also of Glen. The other suspect, Darryl Manning, also a convicted felon, was arrested on the same charges the same day, April 14, the guns were reported stolen, court records show. Last month the state attorneys of fice dropped all the charges against him. A grand theft count against Mr. Porterfield was also dropped. He faces two counts of firearms possession and two counts of dealing in stolen property. James Allen Rhoden Jr., 24, of Glen St. Mary was arrested at his home on Charney Rhoden Road for forgery and dealing in stolen property. Hes accused of scrapping appliances reported stolen back in January from two trailers on Sunshine Lane. Thomas Marvin Suggs Jr., 40, of Macclenny was taken into custody at his home on Birdpond Road for violation of probation. He reportedly failed a drug test and to report to his probation officer. The probation stemmed from a burglary case on Benny Jo Bennett Road in Sanderson in May, 2013.


ursday, July 3, 2014 T B C P Page 5 Summer will be gone before you know it!Make your childs appointment NOW for Dental Cleanings & Treatmentsat the Baker County Health DepartmentCall 259-6291 ext. 2282Baker County Health Depar tment480 W. Lowder St., Macclenny (904) 259-6291 COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 602 S. Sixth Street, Macclenny 259-6702 100 S. Lima Street, Baldwin 266-1041BANK ONLINE 24/ 48 month1.30% APR | 1.31% APY60 month1.55% APR | 1.56% APY6 month.45% APY12 month.50% APY24 month.65% APY36 month1.10% APY $500 minimum deposit Personal Sixth-generation Floridian and lifelong resident of Baker County Widower of Kimberly S. Brannan, longtime Baker County School teacher and Principal of Westside Elementary Son, Chase Brannan, current Florida College System student Son of Robert C., Jr. and Shirley M. Brannan of Macclenny Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice University of Florida -Presidents Award for Outstanding Contributions to the University of Florida Fellow Baker Countians: I was raised on a farm and gained an early appreciation for the rural lifestyle we all enjoy. To this day I continue to be involved in agriculture and raise livestock. My father owned a convenience/farm supply store for 8 years where I was employed during high school and college. I worked summers at a second job in road construction to help pay for college. I know what hard work, determination and dedication mean. After graduating from the University of Florida and working for the U.S. Marshals Service, I decided I wanted my career to be right here in Baker County. Ive spent 29 years in law enforcement and the local court system. My lifes career has been spent on the courthouse block in pubbefore grand juries or served as the States witness more than myself. In my career I have cal duties. At the time of my retirement last October, I was the longest continuously serving Last November, I was humbled to be appointed by, and serve, Floridas Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam H. Putnam, as Agriculture Programs Coordinator, working in our such as the Lions Club, Fair Association, Jaycees, college boards, festivals, professional criminal justice associations, agricultural organizations and school/juvenile advisory councils for the past 34 years. On June 9, I was privileged to be recognized by Floridas First Lady, Ann Scott, as one of Floridas Outstanding Community Leaders. For the past 20 years, I have devoted one Saturday a month to teaching and helping those without a valid Florida Drivers License to reinstate their driving privileges; with a valid license they are able to get out of the court system and return to economic stability to support their families and be good citizens. I have been fortunate in my life to be able to support my community by providing scholarships to deserving Baker County High School students so that they may be recognized for their achievements, attend college and return to better their community. I have been honored to be appointed by four Florida governors to our district state college board. My fellow board members have chosen me twice to serve as both chairman and vice chairman of the board where we oversee an over $28 million annual budget without ever having without raising tuition and fees for our students in several years. I know how to live within a budget. During my tenure as board chairman, we funded and constructed a new $9 construction in over 20 years. I also serve on the executive board of our local state college foundation, supporting, soliciting and providing over $868,000 in scholarships annually to north-central Florida students. We wisely manage and invest almost $15 million of Foundation real property, gifts and cash assets each year for the maximum return to the college and our most valuable asset, the Florida Gateway College students. Since the Clerk of Courts serves a dual role as a court law enforcement, supervisory and court-system experience, community service, as well as my career and board-appointed budget/audit experience all have enabled me to be Thank you for your consideration,Political advertisement paid for and approved by Chuck Brannan, Republican, for Clerk of Court. Thank you for your consideration, Drunk driving arrest aer he struck fence, drove awayA Macclenny man faces multiple counts of aggravated battery and a charge of domestic battery for attacking a Cuyler couple and his girlfriend near their residence late on June 28. Daniel Bailey, 41, who has a record of arrests for violent crimes dating back more than two de cades, is charged with beating his hosts with a wood club follow ing an argument at the address of Gary Langston, 29, and his girlfriend Melissa Thomas, 30, then pummeling girlfriend Christina Prince, 34, when she atDeputy Michael Antonini said when he arrived at the residence on Smallbranch Trail answering a disturbance call, he interviewed Mr. Langston and Ms. Thomas, both of whom were bleeding profusely from head wounds. He also noted Mr. Langstons 2005 GMC vehicle had smashed into a tree off the driveway, a mishap he claimed was caused when he was run off the road by Mr. Bailey. Deputy Koty Crews stopped the suspect northwest of Macclenny based on the descrip tion of his 2004 Chevrolet and held him for question ing as Deputy Antonini interviewed the victims, all of whom he said were intoxicated. The women claimed they ran to where Mr. Langstons vehicle struck the tree follow ing an earlier argument between the two men, and there the accused was attacking him with the club, which he then turned on Ms. Thomas. Ms. Prince had a severely swollen right eye, along with bruises and swelling about her face and head. Mr. Bailey was also charged with felony possession of several prescription pills that were found in a baggie lying on the dashboard of his truck. He has an arrest record that includes multiple counts of aggravated battery and assault, disorderly intoxication, battery and possession of an alligator or alligator skin. A handful of the arrests resulted in convictions. Deputy Antonini contacted the Department of Children and Families because children of Mr. Langston and Ms. Thomas witnessed the incident. Daniel BaileyJON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comA Glen St. Mary man was arrested the evening of June 26 for drunk driving that resulting in prop erty damage after he left the scene of a crash where he caused $200 of damage to a fence. Deputy John Minkel responded to 10880 Reid Stafford Rd. in reference to the single-vehicle crash and made contact with Jennifer and Shawn Martin. Mrs. Martin told the deputy Edward Saul, 43, struck her fence with his truck and then came to a stop before backing out and traveling south on Ridge Estates Drive. The suspect returned a few minutes later to speak with her. the turn at about 30 mph and didnt brake. He then lost control of his truck and struck the fence line. He backed out and then drove to his house on Ridge Estates Drive. When asked why he left the scene and then went back, Mr. Saul said, It seemed like the right thing to do. While speaking with the Mr. Saul, Dep. Minkel smelled alcohol on him and the suspect appeared where Dep. Minkel found a grocery bag contain the suspects truck with several empty beer cans taken to the county jail, where he blew a .187 on the breathalyzer. Thats more than twice the legal limit. In another incident, a Baldwin man was arrested the night of June 27 for driving on a license with seven suspensions. Deputy Trey McCollough saw John Brown, 39, stop too far past a stop sign on Lowder Street and followed the suspect to the Walmart parking lot Mr. Brown admitted to having a suspended liformation and revealed the suspect was also listed Julia Crews, 45, of Macclenny was arrested the evening of June 25 for leaving the scene of a crash after she switched seats with a male passenger after she struck a vehicle occupied by three juveniles. After the collision at 6016 Taft Rd., Ms. Crews stopped in the roadway and had passenger Daniel Sparkman drive away. Corporal Matthew Riegel located the vehicle near CR 125 and I-10, where Mr. Sparkman denied driving the vehicle when it hit the parked car. The corporal escorted the two back to the scene. Ms. Crews was arrested after witness statements indicated she was driving the vehicle. She replied, Thats okay, Ill eat this one, when she was asked if she was driving at the time of the crash. Albert Smith, 44, of Jacksonville was arrested the early morning of June 28 for reckless driving at US 90 and Arnold Rhoden Road in Glen St. Mary after Deputy Chad Montean saw him almost crash his black convertible several times. The deputy responded to a report of a driver who was unable to maintain a lane and driving with a turn signal activated. Dep. Montean locataround and got behind Mr. Smith, and he then saw the suspect almost crash into a ditch by swerving off the roadway and then back into its travel lane. Michael Myers, 62, of Macclenny was arrested the afternoon of June 24 for driving on a suspended license and having a license tag not assigned to the vehicle after he was initially stopped for not wearing a seat belt. Dep. McCullough saw the suspect driving on 7th Street and learned the tag was not registered to the vehicle and expired in 2013 The suspect said he knowingly attached an expired tag to the vehicle earlier in the day. While speaking with Mr. Myers, Dep. McCullough noticed the decal on the tag had expired, and it ap peared as if it was taped on. Mr. Myers admitted that he shouldnt have done that and said he just bought the car from his friend, who didnt have a tag to put on it. A check with dispatch showed that Mr. Myers license had been suspended twice for an expired tag and for a non-judgment suspension.Violent oender re-arrested for attack on hosts, girlfriend NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.Call Wanda 904-994-7750


Page 6 T B C P ursday, July 3, 2014 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 STACIEHARVEYfor CLERK OF COURTS VOTE I have the E XPERIENCE that matters!FAMILY& theCLERK OF COURTS OFFICE PRIORITIES I want to thank the citizens and voters of Baker County for allowing me to continue to serve as your school board member for District 2. Thank you for strive to do my best for our school district, students, and employees. It is an honor and privilege to serve you and I ask for your prayers as your school board strives to meet the challenges that are set before us. rf JON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comA Macclenny man was arrested the early morning of June 28 for possession of methamphetamine after a search revealed residue of the drug inside pill capsules he had in his pocket. Deputy Robert Simpkins iniLong, 34, of Glen St. Mary on W. Macclenny Avenue for driving with an expired temporary license plate. As he spoke with the driver, Deputy Trey McCullough arrived on the scene as backup and contacted the two passengers. The officers received consent to search the vehicle and Dep. McCullough conducted a pat down on passenger Joshua Thornton, 28, who kept reaching into his pocket. The deputy felt a large bulge in the pocket, and Mr. Thornton told him it was the prescription pain medication Dilaudid. Dep. McCullough pulled out the black container that contained four yellow capsules, but they didnt match the pills the suspect had described. The ofinside the pills, but Mr. Thornton denied knowing that the pills contained the substance. He told the deputies he bought the pills from an unknown black man in Orange Park. In a similar incident, a Jacksonville man was arrested the night of June 24 for possession of marijuana and driving without a license after an officer stopped him for driving dangerously. Deputy Christopher Clut ter watched as Dylan Crews, 19, struck the curb while turning right onto Lowder Street from US 90 and noticed the suspect was driving too fast to safely make the turn. The dep uty caught up to the suspect at the Exxon gas station near the intersection. The suspect appeared to be hiding from Dep. Clutter by lowering his head behind other customers. didnt have a drivers license and a check with dispatch re vealed he was never issued one. He was handcuffed and the deputy found a small bag containing marijuana in the suspects pocket during the subse quent search. In other similar incidents: Edward Gregory, 30, of Macclenny was arrested the night of June 29 for possession of marijuana after police went to his house to locate him for questioning in reference to an other incident. Investigator Matt Yarbor ough and Lieutenant Brad Dougherty responded to 310 E. Florida Ave. to speak with the suspect. A pat down revealed Mr. Gregory had about five grams of marijuana and a glass smoking pipe in one pocket and a handmade pipe and a metal capsule with marijuana in the other pocket. Jesse Carter, 19, of Macclenny was arrested the night of June 29 for possession of marijuana after a deputy caught him throwing a bag onto the ground ward him. Deputy Chad Montean saw the suspect walking down N CR 23A and wanted to check on his well-being because the area isnt commonly used by pedespatrol car around and then witnessed Mr. Carter kneel down and throw a small bag onto the ground. After speaking with the suspect, Dep. Montean picked up the plastic bag from the ditch and found it contained marijuana. Mr. Carter initially denied throwing anything, but he eventually admitted to it once the officer told him he witnessed it happen.JON SHUMAKEJONSHULIVE.COMA Macclenny man was arrested the early without violence after he ran from the scene hours later. Deputy Trey McCullough saw Michael Harvey, 37, driving with an inoperable left front head lamp and then straddle the painted middle line for about a quarter-mile. He on US 90, and the suspect immediately exchased Mr. Harvey until he lost sight of him when the suspect entered the wood Cullough as they canvassed the area and set up a perimeter. Deputy Chad Montean found a male suspect walking on US 90 about a half mile man was identified as William Brandon Deal, 24, of Ellabell, Fla., but he was released after not matching the description of the suspect. After about an hour without locating the suspect, the deputy and Sergeant William Starling returned to the vehicle to contact the owners. The Chevrolet SUV was registered to Jason Walker, who is currently in county jail, and Brandi Harvey, who met with Dep. McCullough the following day. Several open beer bottles were found in the vehicle alongside Ms. Harveys wallet, which contained a Hydrocodone pill. About 45 minutes later, Dep. McCullough learned that Kenneth Barefoot wanted to report a suspicious man loitering in the roadway of E. Andrew St. and River Oak Circle, and the man was requesting a ride out of the area. Deputies McCullough and Robert Simpkins responded to the area. Dep. Simpkins located Mr. Harvey standing next to a white Chevrolet truck about a half mile east of the CR 125 and E. Andrews St. intersection. Dep. McCullough spoke with Brett Dopson of Glen St. Mary, who was in the truck the suspect was standing by. Mr. Dopson said Mr. Harvey approached him and asked for a ride to the area of Mud Lake Rd. because of a recent altercation with an unidention on Mr. Harveys face. tercation with his friend Brandon from Georgia. It was believed the man Mr. Harvey was referring to was Mr. Deal, who Dep. Montean had stopped earlier, but it wasnt In addition to the resisting officers charge, the suspect was also charged with driving without a license. Ms. Harvey, the registered owner of the vehicle, met with Dep. McCullough the following day and said she and the suspect stayed at her residence in St. George, GA the night before the incident. She woke up around daylight the morning of June 29 and discovered her vehicle was missing and the suspect wasnt home. In a similar incident, two women were arrested the evening of June 24 for resisting estranged husbands girlfriend. Deputy Johnny Hodges met with Jodie Delp, 25, of Macclenny and Jessica Delp, 32, so he could escort them to the Northwood Apartments, where the younger Delps estranged husband Bradley was staying with his girlfriend Kayla Bell. Jodie Delp wanted to get a key from him so she could give him the vehicle and he would return their 6-year-old child. While backing out of the parking space, Jodie Delp began making remarks to her husband, starting a verbal dispute between the two. After Dep. Hodges warned them about their actions, Jessica Delp, who was in the passengers seat, began cursing at Ms. Bell, who was standing outside the front door of her apartment. Jessica Delp ignored the deputys warnings to stop and she started cursing at Ms. Bell and telling her she Jessica Delp then tried climbing out of the window to approach Ms. Bell and ignored several more warnings from Dep. Hodges. tried resisting and put the handcuffs on her. younger suspect began a verbal altercation with Ms. Bell. Jodie Delp left her vehicle and began running at her husbands girlfriend while cursing at her. Dep. Hodges tried stopping her, and he was eventually able to restrain her after a short foot chase just be fore she got to Ms. bell, who retreated inside the apartment. In another incident, a Lake Butler man was arrested the morning of June 29 for disorderly intoxication after he started cursing at the assistant manager of the S&S gas station on 6th Street when he was told several times they dont sell alcohol on Sundays. The store manager told Deputy Christopull the chains that secure the glass doors when asked, but returned later wearing different clothing and tried accessing the cooler once again. He caused a disturbance by cursing at the manager. to buy some energy drinks and that he had to move the racks that were placed in front of the alcoholic beverages in order to get to tering the cooler several times to get beer but he knew that he could not. Dep. Clutter detected an odor of alcohol eyes appeared bloodshot and watery. A check through dispatch revealed Mr. for contempt of court for failure to appear for DUI. In a similar incident, a Clearwater man was arrested the evening of June 23 for disorderly intoxication after he wouldnt stop harassing a female employee of the Citgo on CR 125 in Glen St. Mary. The employee told Sergeant Ben Ander Steele, 33, kept asking her to follow him to his car, and said he smelled of alcohol. She then took the trash out to the back dumpster and the suspect pulled his car up to her and began yelling at her. Sgt. Anderson pulled his car in front of Mr. Steeles and the suspect immediately exited his car and attempted to open his trunk. After several verbal warnings were open it. The sergeant could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming off the suspect and the man had to reach out to his vehicle to steady himself.Cops nd man who ed trac stopCase dispositions from June 25 court Trac stop results in arrest for having methThe following dispositions were ordered by Judge Joey Williams during regular ses sion of county court on June 25. Denise Dover, petty theft; 10 days in jail. Destinie Exline, petty theft; six-month probation, hold sign in front of store, pet ty theft class. James Fletcher, posses sion of marijuana and paraphernalia; six-month probation, 25 hours community service, 24 hours Give Back to Baker (GBB), 30-day electron ic monitoring. in jail, six-month probation, license school and obtain license. Bryan Harrington, petty theft; 60 days in jail. Patrick Harris, driving on a suspended license; sixmonth probation, 50 hours community service. Matthew Henderson, DUI; three days in jail, sixmonth probation, six-month license suspension. William David Johns II, driving on a suspended license and violation of domestic violence injunction; failed to appear, warrant issued. Willie Mack, driving on a suspended license; failed to appear, warrant issued. Jason Morgan, disorderly conduct; six-month probation. Johnny Padgett, driving on a suspended license; 45 days in jail. Shelie Rhoden, driving on a suspended license; sixmonth probation, 30-day elec tronic monitoring, 24 hours GBB if not employed. Andrew Thornton Sr., pet ty theft; six days in jail. Michael Waters Jr., trespass and resisting arrest; 30 days in jail. Christopher Williamson, marijuana possession (two counts); 30 days in jail, 12-month probation, $300 James Wilson, no valid drivers license; six-month probation. Wesley Zipperer, petty theft (two counts) and resist ing arrest; failed to appear, warrant issued. Probation violations: Dakota Canaday, posses sion of drug paraphernalia; failed to appear, warrant issued. William Davis, driving on a suspended license; failed to appear, warrant issued. Chasity Ellis, petty theft; 50 days in jail. on a suspended license; failed to appear, warrant issued. Brian Harrington, disorderly intoxication; 55 days in jail. Justin Allen Harvey, petty theft; 60 days in jail. Jacqueline Hollings, resisting arrest and petty theft; failed to appear, warrant issued. Georgina Keaton, false report or commission crime; 66 days in jail. Christina Knox, resisting arrest and disorderly intoxication; 180 days in jail. Justin Maxwell, reckless driving; 115 days in jail. Georgina Tillman, petty theft; 66 days in jail. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm | 209 Macclenny Ave. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department


ursday, July 3, 2014 T B C P Page 7 VETERANS WE NEED YOUR HELP!The Baker County Veterans Council has teamed up with the Baker County Board of Commissioners to repair the fishing docks located at the little St. Marys fish pond on US 90.The Veterans Council will supply labor and tools needed to repair 4 fishing docks, a footbridge, seating under the shelter and moving/replace some of the fence. If you would like to volunteer your sweat and knowledge for an hour or a day, we would welcome your help. We are expecting work to commence on Saturday, July 12. Drinks and snacks will be on hand.Contact: Milton ONeill, Commander 904-608-9839 Larry Porterfield, Executive Officer 904-769-2445 Jim Palleschi, Secretary 904-254-7539 Blown Away Hair Salon rfn tbnf n trfrntbbr Police arrested a Macclenny man at his Stone Rd. residence near Macedonia on June 26 for domestic battery on his live-in girlfriend after she told him she was leaving him that morning. Margaret McKenzie, 29, told Deputy Daryl Mobley that Jared Fama, 21, had abused her both physically and verbally the previous evening and struck her several times about the face and head when he discovered her packing her belongings. She quoted Mr. Fama as saying, I will duct tape you to the house and you will never leave. She then said she broke away and ran to a nearby road and caught a ride to her residence off CR 23-A where she called police. Deputy Mobley said he observed some bruising on Ms. McKenzies arm and face, and a bump on the back of her head. Meanwhile, the boyfriend remained inside his residence when summoned by two other deputies, then came to the door after he was seen peek ing from window blinds. He denied all of the girlfriends allegations. In other similar incidents: A complaint for aggravatthe evening of June 24 against Rachel Rafford, 36, for allegedly striking her daughter Clairissa Smith, 18, in the face and stomach. The daughter is pregnant. ing versions of events that started at their Dolphin Ct. residence with an argument over doing household chores. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson named the daughter in a complaint for simple battery. A similar complaint was tonini naming Catherine Hutchins, 41, for allegedly throwing a tiki lamp at her step-mother Tonya Daniels, 37, of St. George, GA during a confrontation the evening of June 26 at a residence on Gilford Davis Rd. west of Glen St. Mary. Ms. Daniels said she and her husband, who is the accuseds father, went to her address in an attempt to reconcile their stormy relationship. Instead, an argument broke out and Ms. Daniels said she was struck on the shoulder. Deputy Antonini, however, examined several tiki lamps at the scene and said none bore evidence of being thrown or broken. His report notes that both parties were intoxicated after the 5 pm incident. Deputies Mobley and Chris Walker arrested Cody Sorrell, 19, at his residence on Ash Rd. southwest of Macclenny the afternoon of June 26 for domestic battery on his 14-year-old sister. Tom Heppner, a sheriffs department employee, called police after he witnessed Mr. Sorrell twice pick up the girl and throw her onto Black Jack Rd. in the same neighborhood. Interviewed later, the brother insisted he dropped the girl, and went to the location to bring her back home. A tractor-trailer laden with frozen foods bound for the Walmart Distribution Center in Macclenny was stolen during the early morning of June 28 from the parking lot of the Econolodge motel off Woodlawn Rd. in the south city. Based on statements made by the vehicles owner Sergey Lyubezhanin, 38, of Utica, N.Y. and a motel employee, police believe the rig was driv en off the property between 12:30-1:30 am. The parking area is not equipped with surveillance cameras. The trailer was located parked on Interstate 95 in mid-Florida later that day, but the tractor portion, a 2007 Peterbilt, has not yet been located. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the frozen foods were still in it. The report by Deputy Trey McCullough quotes FHP as saying two persons were arrested in connection with the theft, but it says nothing of the circumstances of their capture. In other thefts, Lillian Ellis reported a burglary at her residence on Mack Ruise Rd. in Margaretta and the theft of an estimated $1000 worth of jewelry from two bedrooms. Ms. Ellis told Deputy Robert Simpkins she was away from about noon on June 27 to the evening of June 29 and ripped from the window of a rear bedroom. A jewelry box containing mostly rings was looted. She also said another box was emptied in the master bedroom, but Deputy Simpkins noted there was no sign of forced entry elsewhere in the house, and the door to the rear bedroom was locked from the outside, barring entry to the other rooms. Mrs. Ellis husband remained in the area during that time period, but was unavail able for questioning. two cell phones went missing overnight June 28 from his E. Ohio St. residence in Macclenny. He gave Deputy Michael Antonini the names of two persons at the address the previous evening, and the one interviewed a 14-year-old girl denied involvement. Contact was not immediately made with the second person. Robert West reported the theft of a chain saw valued at $230 from a shed near his residence on River Oak Circle east of Glen St. Mary. Mr. West told Deputy Tony Norman the theft likely took place between June 17-24, and gave him the name of a poten tial suspect who had been on the property during that time span. Three out of the four occupants of an SUV that ran out of gas early June 25 on Interstate 10 near Glen St. Mary had outstanding warrants in South Carlina, and the driver had a revoked license as an habitual offender. Two of the occupants were also arrested for possession of cocaine and all but one for resisting arrest by giving county deputies false names. Deputy Sgt. Ben Anderson initially made contact with driver Shawn Pedro, 36, of Jacksonville about 2:40 am as the suspect was purchasing gas at the Citgo on CR 125 at the interstate. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson gave Mr. Pedro a ride back to his 1998 Mercury SUV parked off the eastbound lanes, and once it got underway again near three others walking on the road shoulder. One of them, Marcus Cole man, 26, of Barnwell, S.C. quickly got into a rear seat of the SUV and the deputy noted the other two acted nervously when questioned. Both Jabaar Glover, 28, and Timothy Roberts, 33, of Denmark, S.C. gave the deputy false names, as did Mr. Coleman. Sgt. Anderson was called to the scene to administer a live before he did so they revealed their identities. Mr. Glover was wanted for burglary and a sex offense with a minor, Mr. Roberts for person and Mr. Coleman for failure to appear in court. Deputy Johnson charged Mr. Coleman with possession of a plastic baggie containing cocaine that was found concealed in a cigarette pack. Mr. Pedro faces a similar count after police found a baggie stuffed into a crack in the rear seat of a patrol car that transported him to jail. In other recent arrests related to warrants, Deputy Trey McCullough took Stacy Lee Gomert, 40, into custody at her residence on Cow Pen Rd. on June 29 on a Baker County warrant for violating probation. Deputy Jacob Satterwhite responded to an alarm at the Citgo station west of Sanderson off I-10 before dawn on June 26 and arrested Jacoby Gibson, 19, on a warrant from Liberty County, Texas for unauthorized use of a vehicle. Georgina Keaton, 33, of Glen was already in county jail when she was served on June 25 with a Clay County warrant for petty theft. Jail inmate Michael Wa ters Jr., 26, of Macclenny was served with a warrant from Charlton County, GA for driv ing on a suspended license. Inmate William Davis, 44, of Glen was served with a bond surrender on a charge of driv ing on a suspended license.JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comA Jacksonville man led police on a highspeed chase through Macclenny and into Jacksonville the morning of June 27 after authorities say he tried to hit two Baker County deputies during a traffic stop on McIver Street. The suspect, Joseph Jacob MacQuarrie, 18, is set to be sentenced on July 8 for an accidental shooting here last November. He also has a suspended license. Its unclear whether either of those circumstances prompted him to run from officers. Deputies reported that Mr. MacQuarrie ran several stop signs, cut off other motorists on Interstate 10 and attempted to run down two sheriffs office deputies, Jeremiah Combs and Ben Anderson, immediately following the initial traffic stop as well as multiple patrol cars during the ensuing pursuit from Macclenny and into the Marietta area of west Jacksonville. The incident began about 10:50 a.m. when Deputy Combs spotted a 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor leaving the My Fuel gas station at U.S. 90 and 6th Street, which matched the description of a car reportedly piloted by a reckless driver. The officer stopped the Mitsubishi in front of the Emily Taber Library where the suspect failed to produce a drivers license. According to deputies, he revved his engine once while the officers were trying to verify his identity with a portable fingerprint scanning device and apologized for doing so and saying it was an accident. He then allegedly put the vehicle in gear and jerked to steering wheel to his left, causing the deputies to dodge the moving car. The chase headed east through Macclenny before returning to South 5th Street and onto Interstate 10 where the Florida Highway Patrol and Jacksonville Sheriffs Office joined the pursuit at speeds of 85 to 95 mph. FHP used stop sticks to disable the Mitsubishi and Mr. MacQuarrie continued to flee on foot. A K-9 officer caught up with him, taking him to the ground, where Deputy Combs said he tased the suspect because he wouldnt show officers his hands. He was arrested by FHP and booked into the Duval County jail. Now Mr. MacQuarrie faces felony charges of fleeing police and aggravated assault both in Baker and Duval counties. He also has misdemeanor counts for resisting an officer without violence and driving with a suspended license. The suspect is scheduled to be sentenced next week for the accidental shooting of his 13-year-old half-brother last November. He is charged with possession of a firearm by felon, tampering with evidence, improper exhibition of a weapon and culpable negligence in the shooting. He has entered a plea of no contest in the case, in which he allegedly hid the gun following the shooting and lied about what transpired at his fiancs mothers home on Tom Wilkerson Road.Chase ends in west JacksonvilleSemi-truck stolen from lot at motelBattered girlfriend ees houseThree in SUV wanted in S.C. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.


Page 8 T B C P ursday, July 3, 2014 LEGA L NOTICES NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED CASE NO: 2014-TD-002 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that OCTAVIO LIM the holder of the following certicate, has led said certicate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certicate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certicate Number: 07-00618 Year of issuance: 2007 Description of property: A lot beginning 534 feet west of northeast corner of SE1/4 of SW1/4 of SW1/4 of Section 32 in Township 2 South of Range 22 East, then run north 311 feet, then run west 133.5 feet, then run south 311 feet, then run east 133.5 feet to place of beginning, all in Section 32, Township 2 South, Range 22 East. All of said property being located in Baker County, Florida. Name in which assessed: Lewis Moore Unless such certicate or certicates shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on Thursday, October 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 16th day of June, 2014. Al Fraser Clerk of Court Baker County, Florida By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk 6/19-7/10c NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Baker County District School Board will hold the following public hearing on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the District School Board Room located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The following items will be considered at the public hearing: 2.02 Organization, Membership and Officers of the Board 2.16 Prohibiting Discrimination, Including Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment 2.18 Strategic Planning 2.20 Wellness Program 4.01 Student Progression Plan 4.02 The Curriculum 4.013 Academic Acceleration 4.017 Early High School Graduation 4.06 Student Clubs and Organizations 4.09 Athletics 4.22 Participation of Home Education, Private School and Virtual School Students in Extracurricular Activities 5.03 Student Assignment 5.101 Bullying, Threats and Harassment 5.17 Student Injuries 5.30 Special Dietary Needs 6.35 option 2 Use of Sick Leave by Family Members or Employees 6.53 Suspension with Partial or No Pay 7.06 School Food Service Funds 8.22 Safety Belts 8.24 Meal Patterns 8.25 Free and Reduced Price Meals 8.251 Summer Nutrition Program 8.255 School Breakfast Program 8.400 Sale Price of Meals The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The documents will be available for preview on Monday through Thursday (8:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m.) at the Superintendents Office located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida beginning Wednesday, June 11, 2014. You may also access the document on our district website at www.baker. Sherrie Raulerson Superintendent of Schools 6/19-7/16c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2013-CA-000076 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. ; Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL A. HATHCOX, WILLIAM S. HATHCOX, ET.AL; Defendants _____________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 1, 2014, in the above-styled cause. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 339 East Macclenny Avenue, 1st Floor, Macclenny, Florida 32063, on October 7, 2014 at 11:00 am the following described property: LOT 68, 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. Property Address: 525 S ISLAMORADA DRIVE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063-4260 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. 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 ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please 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 WITNESS my hand on 12th day of May, 2014. AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of Court, MARINOSCI LAW GROUP, P.C. Attorney for the Plaintiff 100 WEST CYPRESS CREEK ROAD, STE 1045 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33309 Telephone: (954)644-8704; Fax: (954) 772-9601 6/26-7/3c MEETING DATES Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Hospital Authority Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm is rescheduled for Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm. The joint meeting with Baker County Medical Services will begin at 5:30 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Commerce Center 20 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063. The public is invited to attend. V. Todd Ferreira, Chairman Baker County Hospital Authority. 7/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000188-axxx-xx FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. MARGUERITE L. MCDOWELL; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. _____________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 28th day of May, 2014, and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000188axxx-xx, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and MARGUERITE L. MCDOWELL; and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 399 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL., 11:00 AM on the 30th day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN, PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, LYING, SITUATE AND BEING IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO-WIT: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN GOVERNMENT LOT 19, SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF GOVERNMENT LOT 19; THENCE N 87, E ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF GOVERNMENT LOT 19 AND THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF FIVE CHURCHES ROAD TO A POINT A DISTANCE OF 683.62 FEET; THENCE N 00 W TO A POINT A DISTANCE OF 330.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N 87 E TO A POINT A DISTANCE OF 115.68 FEET; THENCE S 00 E TO A POINT, THIS POINT BEING ON THE SOUTH LINE OF GOVERNMENT LOT 19 AND NORTH RIGHTOF-WAY OF FIVE CHURCHES ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 330.0 FEET; THENCE S 87 W TO A POINT A DISTANCE OF 115.68 FEET; THENCE N 00, W TO A POINT A DISTANCE OF 330.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING 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. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please 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 Dated this 3rd day of June, 2014. AL FRASER Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Choice Legal Group, P.A. P.O. Box 9908 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310-0908 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 6/26-7/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013 CA 000070 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ANGELA J. HINSON, ET AL Defendant(s) ___________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 28, 2014 in the above action, the Baker County Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Baker County Florida, on November 13, 2014 at 11 a.m., at the East door of the Courthouse located at 339 East Macclenny Avenue, 1st Floor, Macclenny, Florida for the following described property: LOT 8, BLOCK 1, COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 53 & 54 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 716 Long Drive, Macclenny, Florida 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: May 21, 2014 AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of Court Prepared by: WARD, DAMON, POSNER, PHETERSON & BLEAU 4420 BEACON CIRCLE WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33407 FORECLOSURESERVICE@WARDDAMON.COM 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 ADA Coordinator at 352-337-6237 or email ada@ at Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville FL 32601 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; 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 6/26-7/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000156 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. TIMOTHY L. NORMAN, et al. Defendant(s) _____________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order Canceling and Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 5, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 02-2012-CA-000156, in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff, and TIMOTHY L. NORMAN, et al., are the Defendants, Baker County Clerk will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOT 4, IN BLOCK 8, E.R. RHODEN`S ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF MACCLENNY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 4, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Front Door, Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 at 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of September, 2014. 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: June 10, 2014. AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of Court, Copies and Invoice Furnished to: FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL 33431 Telephone: (727) 446-4826 Email: 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. 6/26-7/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2011-CA-000135 BANK OF AMERICA N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOMELOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. ANGELA CLARK; JERRY CLARK, III; VYSTAR CREDIT UNION; ROLLING MEADOWS OF MACCLENNY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the abovenamed Defendants, Defendants. _________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, will on the 13th day of November, 2014, 11:00 AM at the East door of the Baker County Courthouse, in Macclenny, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Baker County, Florida: Lot 91, Rolling Meadows, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 96-101, Public Records of Baker County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and ofcial seal of said Court this 21st day of May, 2014. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please 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 inter AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Miranda Jackson Butler & Hosch, P.A. 3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E Orlando, Florida 32812 (407) 381-5200 6/26-7/3c Higginbothams Towing & Recovery Inc. 7611 West Mt. Vernon St. Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 The following vehicles will be sold at a public auction on July 18, 2014 at 10 am at Higginbothams Towing & Recovery 7611 West Mt. Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040: 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Vin# 2G2WP552271215153 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer Vin# 1GNES16S136150450 7/3c A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121 Macclenny, FL 32063 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction on July 18, 2014 at 10 am at A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121, Macclenny, FL 32063: 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Vin# 1B7HC16Y1XS174221 7/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000009CA NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff vs. DEREK K. EMERSON et al. Defendant(s) _____________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a judgment dated May 28, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 13000009CA, in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC is the Plaintiff, and DEREK K. EMERSON et al., are the Defendants, Baker County Clerk will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOT 62, 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. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Front Door, Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 at 11:00 AM, on the 28th day of August, 2014. 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: June 3, 2014. AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Copies and Invoice Furnished to: FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL 33431 Telephone: (727) 446-4826 Email: 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. 6/26-7/3c Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal Reroofs & Roof Repairs Shingle Reroofs & RepairsYour hometown contractor! FREE ESTIMATESLIC.#CCC13302742593300IN GOD WE TRUST. LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#CBC1259558LLC CRIME DOESNT PAY, BUT WE DO! REWARDS UP TO $3,000Remain Anonymous1-866-845-TIPS (8477)www.fccrimestoppers.comPaid for by the Florida Attorney Generals Office Crime Stoppers Trust Fund JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comBaker Countys unemployment rate moved up slightly just half a percent to 5.4 in May, the latest jobless figures from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show. The figure has been declining through the first half of 2014 and the small increase comes as an estimated 219 new workers joined the labor force and the number of employed workers in the pool grew by an estimated 148 people. The number of unemployed workers rose by an estimated 71 individuals, however. That means there is more than twice as many new workers finding jobs than not find ing them, according to the figures, which are culled from surveys by the U.S. Department of Labor. Chamber of Commerce director Darryl Register said the increase could be attributed to more students and college graduates entering the job mar ket this time of year. He also said he believes there are jobless workers not reflected in the data. I think there is still some number not being counted ... The professionals say it could be between 5 and 10 percent, but theres no way to put a number on it. Overall, the chamber director said the local economy is doing better today than in re cent years. The economy is definitely moving in the right direction, but it will be a while until we get back to what we thought were the good times, he said, adding that new retail stores opening here like Hibbett Sports and Dollar General is reason to view the future of the countys economy positively. Baker County has the fourth lowest unemployment rate in the six county region consisting of St. Johns (4.9 percent), Nassau (5.2 percent), Clay (5.3 per cent), Duval (6.2 percent) and Putnam (7.9 percent) counties. The state and national jobless rates also inched up in May, estimates show. The Jacksonville metro area has gained some 21,000 jobs this year, CareerSources re gional job report states, with most of the gains coming in leisure and hospitality sector, followed by professional and busi ness services jobs and trade, transportation and utility jobs. The U.S. rate rose twotenths of a percent and the Florida rate climbed fourtenths of a percent, both to 6.1 percent. All the figures above reflect unemployment numbers not adjusted for seasonal shifts in the labor market.Unemployment inches up slightly May jobs numbers for Baker County12,744 in labor force (+1.7% since April and +2.9 percent since May 2013)12,055 employed (+1.2% since April and +4.3% since May 2013)689 unemployed (+11.4% since April and -17.1% since May 2013) ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm | 209 Macclenny Ave.


ursday, July 3, 2014 T B C P Page 9MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF It took a death in his family and a stroke two years ago to force Hance Jones to close the country store and gas station he had operated on CR 229 in a remote corner of Baker County for almost half a century. Now, with his health restored, he wants to reopen Jones Store and continue serving the sparsely populated community several miles south of Sanderson. He said former customers can hardly wait. Everybodys been aggravating me about it, Mr. Jones said, noting that the next closest store All he has to do is get the county commission to approve an application for a land use and zoning change at a public hearing at 6 p.m. on July 15. He already has the backing of the countys Land Planning Agency, which reviews zoning proposals. The LPA board recommended on June 26 that the .23-acre store site, which is part of Mr. Jones 8.3-acre homestead and surrounded by agricultural land, be rezoned to commercial general and the future land use designation be changed from ag riculture to commercial. The advisory panel supported Mr. Jones petition despite a recommendation of denial from Planning and Zoning Director Ed Preston, who said approv ing the request would constitute spot zoning. received nothing but support for Mr. Jones. Ive had no objections, Mr. Preston said, and everybody who has heard about the pro posed reopening of the store has said the sooner the better. Mr. Jones opened his convenience store and gas pump in 1966, long before the county adopted its comprehensive plan and Land Development Regulations, which control and regulate growth. It was allowed to stay in business but was considered a non-conforming use, Mr. Preston said. It always has been oper ated as a store but it has never been zoned commercial, he explained to the LPA board, adding that if the store had been closed for less than 90 days it could reopen legally. But once a non-conforming use ceases to be used for its original purpose for 90 days or lon ger, it must conform to current land use and zoning regulations, Mr. Preston said. The 90-day rule is arbitrary, but it is pretty standard in most counties, he said. Land for miles around the store is restricted to residential and agricultural use and zoning regulations allow no more than one dwelling for every 7.5 acres. Nonetheless, Mr. Preston said he sympathized with Mr. Jones. Its a country store and it serves a useful purpose, he said. But our code does not recognize that. Maybe not. But four mem bers of the LPA did, including Philip Zamarron, whose motion to approve the application and send it on to the county commission was unanimously approved 4-0. There is a community need and the community has voiced their opinion that they would like to see it open, said Mr. alized the store was no longer open last year. I was driving out that way about a year ago and thought Id be able to get a soda there and there was nobody around, he said. If approved by the county commission the commercial zoning would apply only to the store parcel, which measures 100 feet wide by 100 feet deep. In addition to a cinder block building, the property includes a storage shed and an above ground gasoline storage tank. Though clearly contrary to the countys zoning code, the LPA decision received only a mild warning from its legal adviser, John Kopelousos, one of three Orange Park lawyers hired by the county last year. Its clear that this is not a permissible use, Mr. Kopelousos said. Its classic spot zoning. But you dont have anybody objecting to it. Basically, he told the panel that if nobody challenges it you can do it. If that were to happen, he said, he would be unable to successfully defend the boards de cision. Therefore, he offered the board a practical, non-legal solution grant Mr. Jones the rezoning he needs and later adopt new zoning language to allow it. The board agreed to have the attorney and Mr. Preston draft an appropriate zoning amend ment to present to the county commission later, possibly deleting the 90-day rule regarding non-conforming uses. If the issue isnt addressed now it is bound to come up again as the county begins to grow, as it certainly will, said Mr. Ko pelousos, who was involved in drafting zoning and land use laws during Clay Countys booming development over the past quarter century. Its going to explode out here in the next 25 years, he said. Baker County is in a transition period. Mr. Jones said state inspectors have been to his property and found the septic tank and fuel storage tank in good condition and he never had the electric service to the building disconnected. All he needs to begin stocking his store shelves with groceries gas is permission from the county commission.LAND PLANNING AGENCY Friday, July 4th5-9 pmat Memorial Park(by the Duck pond)Food & Fun Entertainment Fireworks Barrel Train, Crafts & More!Vendor booths available call 259-6433. PUBLIC NOTICEIMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TOWNThe Town of Baldwin Proposes to Construct Reclaimed Water Piping from Wastewater Treatment Plant to JEAs Brandy Branch Facility Subject to an Administrative Order issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), the Town of Baldwin must eliminate the Town Wastewater Plants surface water discharge by October 2017. The Town intends to reroute this JEAs Brandy Branch Facility along US-90 for use assistance from the FDEP under the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program. Any resident who is interested in obtaining more information or has any questions regarding the pro a Public Hearing on the proposed project scheduled for Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall. General guidelines on the funding source for the project can be found by contacting the Florida Department of Environmental Protections State Re volving Fund Loan Program at (850) 245-8358 or onhtm. For more information on Town matters, contact Town Hall at (904) 266-5031 or 10 US Hwy 90 West, Baldwin, Florida 32234. Student FCAT scores are available for grades 3-8 at Macclenny Elementary School, Westside Elementary School, Keller Intermediate School, and Baker County Middle School. Come by your Thursday 8 am pm to pick up your childs score report. NOTE: Baker County High Schools report cards, FCAT and EOC score reports are also avail able. HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY Mya! Mya! Mya! Mya! HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY Mya! Mya! Mya! Mya! HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY Mya! Mya! Mya! Mya! HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY Mya! Mya! Mya! Mya! Purchase this photo at Photo by Joel AddingtonMr. Jones in front of store that has been closed for two years, long past the grace period in the zoning law.Favors re-opening of storeJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comKaylee Padgett has been dancing and waving brightly colored pool noodles in front of her mothers Macclenny fireworks store in the run-up to Independence Day. Every Fourth of July and New Years since eighth grade, said the soon-to-be sophomore at Baker High the morning of June 27. She said her favorite music to listen to is country, but it can be too slow to be effective at pulling in customers. She needs music with more pep. If youre pumped up, then they get pumped, said Ms. Padgett of potential customers, adding the store has deeply discounted fireworks. For those seeking a bigger bang from their Independence Day activities, however, theres two public fireworks displays planned this weekend in the area. Fireworks, food and craft vendors and live music will de scend upon Memorial Park for the annual Chamber of Commerce July 4th celebration on Friday. The fireworks display will begin after dark about 9 pm, but the event starts at 5 pm on West Boulevard North. On tap will be lemonade from Jim Geiger, ribs and snow cones from Parkers Ribs, sau sage dogs and cajun cornbread from Shark Bites food truck, barrel train rides courtesy of the City of Macclenny, cotton candy, nachos and popcorn from Liams Courageous Heart; a raffle by the Baker County Veterans Council, fruit chillers, boiled peanuts and pork skins from Terry Iron Kettle; plus flip-flop, jewelry and woodworking craft vendors. Chamber director Darryl Register said the fireworks will be donated by Phantom Fireworks and ignited by the Macclenny fire department. The musical entertainment he described as quasi-karaoke is being provided by Helen Taylor, who organizes similar shows at the annual Christmas parade, he said. The forecast shows their may be some showers with a 30 percent chance of rain expected that day, according to the National Weather Service. The agency is forecasting a high near 94 degrees, but dropping to 72 degrees with a 20 percent chance of rain Friday evening. Souls Harbor Church of God will host its freedom celebration and fireworks show the following day on July 5 beginning at 7 pm with free food, drinks and prizes. Music will start at 8 pm and fireworks at 9 pm. Its located in Glen St. Mary at 10028 Stasi Rd. In addition, First Baptist Church of St. George is having a 4th of July Celebration from 11 am to 3 pm. All churches in the surrounding area are participating. There will be guest speakers, live music, kids games, rides, hamburgers and hot dogs and plenty of dessert. The church is located on 1st Street in St. George, GA. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Kaylee PadgettCity park highlight of July 4th Florida Forestry Service offered these tips for minimizing the risk of property damage and injury from fireworks. Light fireworks in a cleared area free of any vegetation or debris. Remove any debris from roofs or decks where fireworks may land. Always have a water source nearby in case of a fire. Aim fireworks away from people, homes and wooded ar eas. Do not allow young children to handle or light fireworks. Never use homemade fireworks. Discard used fireworks in a bucket of water. 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Page 10 T B C P ursday, July 3, 2014 City of Macclenny / Enterprise East / Macclenny II 2013 Annual Drinking Water Quality ReportThis report will be mailed to customers only upon request and is also available at City Waste Water Treatment Plant and on the Citys website at www.cityofmacclenny.comWere pleased to present to you this years Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water source is ground water from ve wells. The wells draw from the Floridian Aquifer. Our water is obtained from ground water sources and is aerated and chlorinated for disinfection purposes. Aqua Mag is added for corrosion control at City of Macclenny. In 2013 the Department of Environmental Protection performed a Source Water Assessment on our system. The assessment was conducted to provide information about any potential sources of contamination in the vicinity of our wells. There are no sources of contamination identied for this system. The assessment results are available on the FDEP Source Water Assessment and Protection Program website at This report shows our water quality results and what they mean. If you have any questions about this report or concerning your water utility, please contact Richard Harris or Walter Sloan at 904-259-4491. We encourage our valued customers to be informed about their water utility. If you want to learn more, please attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings. They are held on the second Tuesday of each month at City Hall at 7pm. The City of Macclenny routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this report is based on the results of our monitoring for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2013. Data obtained before January 1, 2013, and pre sented in this report are from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations. In the table below, you may nd unfamiliar terms and abbreviations. To help you better understand these terms weve provided the following denitions: Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL: The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology. Maximum Contaminant Level Goal or MCLG: The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety. Maximum residual disinfectant level or MRDL: The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants. Maximum residual disinfectant level goal or MRDLG: The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs to not reect the benets of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants. Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/l) one part by weight of analyte to 1 million parts by weight of the water sample. Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (g/l) one part by weight of analyte to 1 billion parts by weight of the water sample Action Level (AL): The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements that a water system must follow. Picocurie per liter (pCi/L) measure of the radioactivity in water. ND means not detected and indicates that the substance was not found by laboratory analysis.City of MacclennyIf present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and compo nents associated with service lines and home plumbing. The City of Macclenny is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity. Contaminants that may be present in source water include: (A) Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife. (B) Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming. (C) Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and residential uses. (D) Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems. (E) Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities. In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, the EPA prescribes regulations, which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water, which must provide the same protection for public health. Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agencys Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791. Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791). We at City of Macclenny would like you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to insuring the quality of your water. If you have any questions or concerns about the information provided, please feel free to call any of the numbers listed. **Results in the Level Detected column for radiological contaminants, inorganic contaminants, synthetic organic contaminants including pesticides and herbicides, and volatile organic contaminants are the highest average at any of the sampling points or the highest detected level at any sampling point, depending on the sampling frequency.Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling (mo./yr.)MCL Violation Y/N Level Detected Range of Results MCLG MCL Likely Source of ContaminationRadiological Contaminants/City of MacclennyAlpha emitters (pCi/L) 6/2011 N 5.4 ND-5.4 0 15 Erosion of natural depositsContaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling (mo./yr.)MCL Violation Y/N Level Detected Range of Results MCLG MCL Likely Source of ContaminationInorganic ContaminantsAntimony (ppb) 6/2011 N 0.3 ND-0.3 6 6 Discharge from petroleum reneries; re retardants; ceramics; electronics; solder Arsenic (ppb) 6/2011 N 1.5 ND-1.5 0 10 Erosion of natural deposits; runoff from orchards; runoff from glass and electronics production wastes Barium (ppm) 6/2011 N 0.016 0.0120.016 2 2 Discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from metal reneries; erosion of natural deposits Flouride (ppm) 6/2011 N 0.88 0.46-0.88 4 4.0 Erosion of natural deposits; discharge from fertilizer and alumi num factories. Water additive that promotes strong teeth when at optimum levels between 0.7 and 1.3 ppm Lead (ppm) 6/2011 N 7.8 ND-7.8 NA 15 Residue from man-made pollution such as auto emissions and paint; lead pipe, casing and solder Nickel (ppb) 6/2011 N 0.8 ND-0.8 NA 100 Pollution from mining and rening operations. Natural occurrence in soil. Nitrate (ppm) 6/2011 N 0.32 ND-0.32 NA 10 Runoff from fertilizer use: leaching from septic tanks, sewage: erosion from natural deposits Sodium (ppm) 6/2011 N 22 11-22 NA 160 Salt water intrusion, leaching from soilDisinfectants and Disinfection By-ProductsDisinfectant or Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling (mo./yr.)MCL Violation Y/N Level Detected Range of Results MCLG or MRDLG MCL or MRDL Likely Source of Contamination Chlorine (ppm) 01/2013 to 12/2013 N 0.8 0.3 to 1.5MRDLG=4 MRDL=4.0Water additive used to control microbes Haloacetic Acids (ve) (HAA5) (ppb) 9/2011 N 16.98 11.0427.43 NA MCL = 60 By-product of drinking water disinfection TTHM [Total trihalomethanes] (ppb) 9/2011 N 37.96 36.5538.91 NA MCL = 80 By-product of drinking water disinfection Lead and Copper (Tap Water)Contaminant and Unit of Measurement Dates of sampling (mo./yr.)AL Violation Y/N 90th Percentile ResultNo. of sampling sites exceeding the ALMCLG AL (Action Level) Likely Source of Contamination Copper (Tap Water) (ppm) 9/2012 N 0.32 0 1.3 1.3 Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits; leaching from wood preservatives Lead (tap water) (ppb) 9/2012 N 0.0012 0 0 15 Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits; leaching from wood preservatives The Baker County Press will be closed Friday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF THE BAKER COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONSThe Baker County Board of County Commission ers will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny Florida, to consider for transmittal to the Department of Economic Opportunity a proposed amendment of the Baker County Land Development Regulations in accordance with Florida Statutes 163.3202. The ordinance may be inspected by any member of the above. On the above mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance which is titled as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2013-XX AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORI DA, AMENDING THE BAKER COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; AMENDING AND REVISING ARTICLES I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, AND XI OF THE BAKER COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND ARTICLES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO STAFF; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO THE CODIFIER; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A copy of said ordinance may be inspected by any address stated above. In accordance with Section 286.0105, F. S.: if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at this scheduled meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purposes, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. 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 The Press will be featur ing Q&As with the candidates upcoming edition prior to the August primary. Please send us any questions youd like the candidates to answer, or any issues youd like them to address before voting. Well be soliciting sug gestions through mid-July. Please send them to, message @bakercopresss on Twitter, message on Facebook or call (904) 259-2400 and speak with Joel Addington.Questions needed for Q&As40th 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. class reunionThe Baker County High School Class of 1979 plans its 35th reunion on Saturday, July 26 at Calendars in Macclenny starting at 5 pm. The cost is $30 per person and deadline for registration is July 17. Send payments to Kay Stewart, 16150 Crews Rd., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040. For more details, call 904955-3645. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.


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Page12JULY 3, 2014 Funeral Thursday for Carole ChaunceyCarole Ann Chauncey, 57, of Glen St. Mary died on Monday, June 30, 2014 in Baptist Hospital South with her family by her side. Carole was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany on January 26, 1957 to the late John Hightower and Peggy Sivley Hightower. She lived in Baker gardening, bluegrass music, watching Nascar racing, Florida Gator football, and most of all attending every event her grandchildren were participating in. Carole graduated from Baldwin High School in 1974. She was predeceased by her father and her brother Johnny Hightower. Other than her mother of Hartselle, AL, she is survived by her husband of thirteen years, Terry Dell Chauncey of Glen St. Mary; sons Ronald Eugene (Serina) Stafford, John Michael (Bryana) Stafford, all of Cuyler; Joey (Kimberly) Chauncey of Sanderson, Jennifer (Dan) Roach of Fleming Island; 11 grandchildren. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 3 at 11 am in the chapel of Ferreira Funeral Services in Macclenny with Pastor etery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday July 2 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. 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 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 Anderson Youth 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 .4 mile South of I-10 on CR 125Glen St. Mary, Florida rfn tbrf Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH Community Full Gospel Church12664 Mud Lake Rd. 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 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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Lauramore welcomes all Souls Harbor Church of GodFREEDOM CELEBRATION & FIREWORKS SHOWSaturday, July 5FREE Food, Drinks & Prizes 7:00 8:00 pmLive music begins at 8:00 | Fireworks show begins at 9:00 Food-Games-Fun For more information visit our Facebook page at Souls Harbor Church of God7955 US Hwy. 90 || Glen St. Mary Funeral held Friday for Jack EarnestJack Wayne Earnest, 58, of Jacksonville died June 23, 2014 at his residence with family by his side. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 1, 1955 to the late Buford Earnest and Ann Bradberry Earnest. Jack was dedi cated to his country and he proudly served in the United States Navy. He was a very talented man and a jack of all trades. He was passionate constantly used them to assist others. Jack was an avid Gator fan who enjoyed tailgating with family and friends. He enjoyed staying busy and doing yard work and, above all, enjoyed spending time with his family and seeing them all happy. Jack was a loving, friendly man who never met a stranger. He had several relatives in Baker County and will be missed by his loving family and friends. Jack was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Charles Earnest. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Lynn Saucer Earnest of Jacksonville; children Matt and Jaclyn Anne Earnest, both of Jacksonville; brothers Dorsey (Peggy) Earnest of Palmetto, GA and Ray (Becky) Earnest of McDonald, GA; sister Sharon (Ed die) Sheets and sister-in-law Pat Earnest, both of Fayetteville, GA. The funeral service was held on Friday, June 27 at 2 pm at West Meadows Baptist Church in Jacksonville with Rev. John A. RaulBranch Cemetery. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Lillie Green of Orange Park dies at 74Lillie Florence Hargis Green, 74, of Orange Park died on Wednes day, June 18, 2014 after a long illness. She was born in Drum, KY on October 2, 1939 to the late George F. Hargis and Lucresie Hargis and moved from Kentucky to Orange Park six years ago to be closer to her family. Mrs. Green will be remembered as a kind, generous person who positively touched the lives of those around her. She enjoyed family get togethers and adored her eight grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. She is also survived by son Terak (Sandra) Dilbeck of Macclenny and daughter Brenda (Brian) Hartshom of Orange Park. A memorial service was held on June 30 at Lakeside Church of Christ in Orange Park.Funeral next Monday for Glenn JonesGlenn Allan Jones, 55, of Macclenny died on June 29, 2014 at St. Vincents Medical Center in Middleburg. He was born on August 1, 1958 in Tripoli, Libya to Marion L. Jones and Joyce E. Hanson Jones. Mr. Jones moved to Macclenny seven years ago from Jacksonville, Fl. He was a dedicated Publix Supermarket store manager for 23 years until his retirement in 1998. Mr. Jones always put others before himself, and was always willing to lend a helping hand and take his shirt off his back for others. He loved most of all spending time with his family. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dalena Dee Turner Jones of Macclenny; his parents of Jacksonville; son Michael (Amy) Jones of Jacksonville; daughter Michelle (Jerome) Reimer of Macclenny; brothers Randy Jones of Jacksonville and James (Tammy) Jones of Maryland; sister Sandra Wilson of Jacksonville; grandchildren; Shane, Susan, Emmalee, Jonathan, Emily and Jubilee; mother and father-in-law Marion D. and Mildred Turner of Jacksonville. A celebration of Mr. Jones life will be held on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 1 pm in the chapel of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny.Naamon Mobley, 62, buried in MadisonNaamon Mobley, 62, of Olustee and former resident of Madison, Florida, died on Monday, June 16, 2014 peacefully at his residence after a brief illness. He was the third of eight children born to the late Willie James Mobley Sr. and Jeny Ethel Mobley. Mr. Mobley was baptized at an early age and served three years in the United States Army. younger life. In his later years he enjoyed gardening, watching western movies and spend ing time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife of thirtylor (Dawn), LaSonya Wise, Seanetta Robinson (James) and Naamon Lamont Taylor; grandchildren Chquan Wise, Latesha Robinson and Natauishia Taylor; brothers Theodore Roosevelt Mobley (Amy) of Orlando, Anthony Mobley (Angel), Willie James Mobley Jr., Robert Louis Mobley and Vincent Mobley of Sumter, Fl; sisters Barbara Ann Jackson (Anthony) and LaKaylya Dionn Smith; many nieces and nephews. The funeral service for Mr. Mobley was held on Saturday, June 28 at 2 pm at Cooks-Cooper Funeral Home in Madison. Interment followed at Oakridge Cemetery in Madison. Cooper Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements.Emma Lou Tew, 88, dies on June 27Emma Lou Tew, 88, of Macclenny, died on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny. She was a daughter to the late George Tennyson and Emma Stevens Chesser. Mrs. Tew lived in Macclenny since 1994 and had previously lived in Washington County, Florida and Callahan, Florida. For seventeen years she was a bookkeeper with the Nassau County School Board and she also worked at the Pentagon in Washington in the 1950s. She attended the First Baptist Church of Callahan, loved to work in her yard and gardening, watching birds and spending time with her family. Mrs. Tew was preceded in death by her husband Gerald C. Tew and grandson Troy Bauler. Survivors include son Douglas L. Tew of St. Petersburg; daugh ters Sharon T. (Malcolm) Adams of Callahan, Nancy T. (Andy) Lee of Hilliard and Karen T. (Gary) Bauler of Clearwater; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held on Monday, June 30 at 10 am in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny with Mr. Paul Adams Jack Earnest Glenn Jones Naamon Mobley Emma Tew NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department


ursday, July 3, 2014 T B C P Page 13JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThirty participants in this years Relay For Life fundraiser gathered at the Womans Club the evening of June 26 for a wrap party to celebrate their record-breaking efforts with dinner, desert and games. This years event, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and held last May, raised more than $52,000 with cash still coming in, said Lea Rhoden, who oversees relay events here and in Clay County. Thats compared to about $47,000 and the most ever raised in the events 13-year history in Baker County. The number of participants has also ballooned five cancer survivors in 2010 to 85 this year. Ms. Rhoden was also proud to say Baker Countys total surpassed all four for the relays held in Clay County. Baker County, with a population of roughly 27,000, raised just shy of $2000 for every man, woman, child and inmate here. Fleming Island, meanwhile, with a similarly sized but more affluent population, raised about $45,000 this year, Ms. Rhoden said. Orange Park has almost 9000 people, but ample corporate sponsorship opportunities, and raised a mea ger $6275. Middleburg raised some $16,000 and Oak Leaf about $25,000, she said. A big corporate supporter in Baker County has been Walmart, which has an incentive program that donates money for each hour its em ployees volunteer at a relay fundraising event. All they have to do is go to relay. They dont actually have to raise any money, said Ms. Rhoden. Another wealthy corporate partner is DuPont, which accounted for some $12,000 of Baker Countys total, including $2000 given on the day of the relay last from auctioning of old equipment. Then there was all the smaller teams of friends, family or coworkers who chipped in, too. Thats what sets this community apart, the community buy-in, she said. Recognized at the wrap up party last week were the top team and top individual fundraisers. DuPont raised $12,371 for the top team honor while Kelly Lowery from the Holy Walkamolies team raised $1302 for the individual award. This years event was led by a committee of 25 people, including chairwoman Kristie Fletcher. 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 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny 380 N. 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He was born in Moniac on October 3, 1942 to the late Douglas Raulerson Sr. and Cleo Canaday Raulerson and was a lifelong resident, attending school and graduating from St. George High School in 1962. In 1962, Max started a career as a mental health staff member at Northeast Florida State Hospital where he met the love of December 31, 1976. In 1987, they had a daughter Jessica and they both enjoyed being parents and loved raising her. Max retired after many dedicated years of service at NEFSH. Max was very friendly and sociable and he loved being around people and helping others. He enjoyed gardening as he had many garden projects and yard work. Most of all, Max loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, sister, Ella Higdon and his half-brother Billy Taylor. Max is survived by his loving daughter Jessica Irene Raulerson and brother Douglas (Kathleen) Raulerson, both of Moniac; his sisters Gail (Leonard) Davis of Macclenny and Maxine Burnsed of Baker County. A joint funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 2 at 11 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel in Macclenny with Pastor in Starke.Patricia Ann Raulerson, 63, of Moniacniac, Georgia died June 27, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Gainesville, Florida on in Union County where she graduated from Union County High School in 1970. After high school, she began working at Northeast Florida State Hospital in Macclenny and while working there she met the love of her life, Max Raulerson. They married on December 31, 1976 and moved to Moniac. She continued her education at Lake City Community College and earned an associate degree in mental health. Patricia loved helping people and enjoyed her career at the hospital. She retired after 35 years of service as a supervisor. In 1987, Patricia and Max had daughter Jessica. They both enjoyed being parents and loved raising her. Patricia loved her family and enjoyed working on crafts. She enjoyed making jewelry, sew ing, woodworking and making her home beautiful with home d cor. Her loving husband of 36 years, Max Raulerson, also died on June 27, 2014 shortly after her death. Patricia is survived by her loving daughter of Moniac; brothA joint funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 2 at 11 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel in Macclenny with Pastor in Starke.Funeral held Saturday for John WalkerJohn William Walker, 62, of Macclenny died on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Acosta-Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville following an extended illness. He was born on July 4, 1951 in Live Oak, Florida to Auvil Bo Walker and Betty Byrd, and resided in Baker County since childhood. He was a member of the NRA, the Road to Calvary Church in Glen St. Mary and lowed. John enjoyed restoring cars, the Florida State Seminoles and he loved El Caminos. He was preceded in death by brothers Mike, Dan and Lawrence Walker; step-father Early Byrd; step-mother Gladys Walker; and special dog Remmy. Survivors other than his parents include his daughter and son Sarah (James) Craft and Clayton (Shalan) Walker, both of Glen St. Mary; sister Debbie (Jeff) Bryson of Perry, FL; brother Larry (Jean) Walker of North Carolina; grandchildren Hamp, Memphis, Brax ton and Lilly; several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends Beth and Ted Willoughby. The funeral service was held on Saturday, June 28 at 11 am in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny with Rev. Tommy followed at Canaday Cemetery, St. George, GA. Patricia Raulerson Max Raulerson John WalkerFamily DayThe Emmanuel church of God in Christ in Macclenny is sponsoring a Family and Friends day on Sunday, July 6 starting at 5 pm. The church is located on South 8th St. Everyone welcome, and for more information contact Betty Brown at (904) 303-3558.Thanks so muchDuring the recent heartwrenching loss of our precious Maggie, we found it painful to look in any direction. Looking of what we were losing. Look ing in the present was to see Maggie leaving us. Looking ahead made us fear life with out her. It was in looking beside us that we found comfort. Beside us were so many incredible friends and family offering care, love, prayers, and helping hands. From Mayos nurses and Dr. David Salek, to the angels of Hospice, Jeana Smith, Catherine Thomas, Scott and Anna Duren, all that was humanly possible was done with extraordinary care and compassion. As our hearts were breaking, our Macclenny Primitive Baptist Church family provided the solace of true faith. Elders Jim Sandlin and David Crawford so eloquently helped us celebrate the loving nature of Maggies spirit and soul. Victoria McKenzie and Roosevelt Ruise provided a moving tribute to our Maggie in song and music. In addition to the love and support from our precious families and friends, we were blessed with the love and warmth of our second family, Sheriff Joey Dobson and the men and women of the Baker For these people, Maggies friends and fellow artists, and everyone in our community who said a prayer for us, hurt with us, and loved us, we will be eternally grateful! Thank you all for being beside us.Joey and Karen Shook Amanda and Matt Moore Kevin ChobertThanks so muchThe family of Leslie Weathington would like to thank and prayers, and the nurses who were here for him. I really appreciate the gentle care he received, and the love and compassion I received from my family, the nurses, Jamie, Cathy, Jan and especially Margaret. They are so full of love and compassion. A spe cial thank you to Pastor Bobby Ray Crawford for the very loving sermon. Thank you all and may Gods blessings always be with you.Jane Weathington Purchase this photo at Photo by Joel AddingtonFrom left are Christine Horn, Frances Frost, Mary Finley and Marilyn Hodges at the Relay For Life wrap party.Fetes record-breaking year PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Attendees play a guessing game prior to their meal. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department


Page 14 T B C P ursday, July 3, 2014 YARD SALES Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, behind Fastway, off Woodlawn. Lots of everything. 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. Sweet corn for sale. Derek Harvey 259-5828 or 904-509-6720. 7/3-24p Goodman central heat/air unit for home/mobile home; like new side-byside refrigerator $350; like new (black) gas self cleaning stove $250; gently used but like new, queen size mattress $75. 259-2271. 7/3p 2 tractors. 904-452-3335. 7/3p Kubota 3 cylinder diesel commercial mower. Hydro-transmission with 169 original hours, 44" cut. $2900. 904-5912916. 7/3p Blueberries for sale. You pick-$10 per gallon; I pick-$15 per gallon. Call 259-2629. 6/26-7/3p 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 Nannys Thrift Store. Located across from old jail. Furniture, toys, clothes. You name it, we have it or well get it. 904229-2303. 6/26-7/3p Semi-truck parking available, east of Macclenny on Hwy. 90. 904-219-8094. 6/13-7/3p Female will clean houses or ofces. Will do a good job. Call 259-6518. 6/12-7/3p Childrens Elite has 2 spots available for any age kids. Summer special-no enrollment fee. 259-1373. 7/3-10p Home Improvementsporches, decks, remodeling-any home repair. Licensed & Insured. 904-591-2640. 10/17tfc Online Only 2-Day Auction. Furniture Liquidation including Rugs, Tables, House hold Items, Furniture & More, Jamestown, NC, Guilford Co. 7/11 at 8am to 7/18 & 7/21 at 1pm. Iron Horse Auction Co., Inc. 800-997-2248. NCAL3936. www.ironhor 7/3p Train from home. Medical billing, accounting assistant, customer service. No experience needed. HS/GED needed to apply. Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers. 1-800-451-0709. 7/3p AIRLINE JOBS Start Here Get trained as FAA certied Aviation Technician. Financial aid for qualied students. Housing and Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 844-210-3935. 7/3p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc BE THE 1st Medical Alert Company in your area! Owning your own local dis tributorship. We do 70% of the work! Unlimited $ return. Investment required. Free Call (844) 225-1200. 7/3p 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 Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904994-7750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/2-12/25p AUTOMOBILES Wanted-Junk cars, trucks, travel or camping trailers, with or without titles. Call now. 904-307-2460 or 259-4161. 6/19-7/10p 2000 Kawasaki VN750 motorcycle, New Battery, Stator, & Voltage Regulator. $2,900.00. 259-7523. 12/5tfc ANIMALS Happy Jack mange medicine promotes healing and hairgrowth to any mange, bare spot, on dogs and horses without steroids. Glen Cash Store. 259-2381. 7/3-24p 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 Full-time Paramedic/EMT. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting applications until Friday July 18, 2014 for full-time paramedics/ EMT. Must be a Florida certied Paramedic/EMT with current AHA certication as Healthcare provider and ACLS (paramedic) certied. EVOC training in a 12 hour course is also required. Additional training and certication in emergency response related areas will be a plus. Full benets provided and salary dependent on experience and certications. You may pick up applications at the Emergency Services Building at 1190 W. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063. Call 259-0229 for additional information. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all applications. 7/3-10c Wayne Frier of Macclenny is seeking a full time experienced salesperson. Email resumes to 7/3c Scaler/Shipping Coordinator needed for 2nd Shift. Must have working experience of Scales and Computers. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer 401K, health insurance, paid holidays and vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 6/26-7/17c Experienced Mechanic help needed: Must have own hand tools and work references. Apply at Jimmys Automotive Repair, 959 West Macclenny Avenue, Monday-Friday, 8am till 5pm. 6/26-7/3c CDL-A Company. Teams: Start 55 cpm! Solo: 40 cpm! Increased Sign-On Bonus PAID at Orientation! All MILES PAID! Late Model Trucks. 1-866-204-8006. 7/3-10p Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-515-8447. 6/19-7/10p Wrecker Operator needed ASAP. Please send resume to 6/12tfc Experienced painters needed. Peacock Painting. 259-5877. 2/21tfc 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. 7/3p AVERITT EXPRESS New Pay Increase For Regional Drivers! 40 to 46 CPM + Fuel Bonus! Also, Post-Training Pay Increase for Students! (Depending on Domicile) Get Home EVERY Week + Excellent Benets. CDL-A req. 888-602-7440. Apply @ Equal Opportunity Employer Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 7/3p BUSINESS FOR SALE Business for Sale: Established Party Rental Business. Spoiled Rotten Inatables and Party Rental, LLC. $12,500. 904813-2474. 6/26-7/17p 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. 3 BR, 2 BA family home just reduced. 808 Fox Run Circle in Macclenny. $125,000. Call 904-504-0773. 6/26-7/17p 3 BR, 1 BA 1601 sf. vinyl siding home. Great country setting! Large screenedin porch and carport, 30x33' detached 2 car garage with a workshop and 2 car attached carport, 14x50' storage shed. Nice stocked pond with dock, a variety of well established fruit trees, 2 wells, irrigation and security systems. Sits on 2.48 beautiful acres off CR 250 in Taylor. Call 904755-7019. 7/3-24p FSBO 4 BR, 3 BA doublewide, on almost an acre. Well, septic and shade trees; near city limits. $68,000, 10% down. 904-591-2916. 7/3p Large 1 BR, 1 BA apartment, approximately 4 years old. Separate laundry room, kitchen appliances, heat and air. Large attached carport, capable of closing in to double apartment size. Located in middle of 30 acres of pines; paved road frontage; 3 miles north of Glen. Property includes 4 well and complete 1050 septic tank. Reduced from $175,900 to $169,900 with possible owner nancing at 7.9% with small down payment. Signicant price reduction with cash or 10% or more down. Call for more information. 904-591-8200. 5/29tfc 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 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 17 wooded acres in Glen St. Mary. Large oak trees, within walking distance of elementary and high school. $96,000. 904-708-9845. 6/26-7/3p Lots for sale, Copper Creek, $25,000 and Gleneld Oaks subdivisions. $32,000 each. Call 904-813-1580. 2/7tfc FOR RENT 2 BR, 1 BA apartment at 652 Katie Court, Macclenny. Washer/dryer hook-up. $625/ month plus $550 deposit, with 12 month lease. 904-838-8584. 5/29tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Glen area on large lot. Extra clean; front porch. $600/ month plus $500 deposit. Service animals only. 259-2121. 6/26tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home; CH/A. Service animals only. $600/month plus $500 deposit. 904-923-2191. 6/12-7/3c RV lots for rent; water and sewer included. $300/month plus electric. 904-8604604. 6/12tfc Clean 3 BR, 1 BA home with CH/A at 9128 Dolphin Street, Sanderson. $750/ month plus $750 deposit. Call 904-8131580 or 259-2255. 5/15tfc 3 BR, 1 BA country house $550; 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home $650. Both on large yard on Richardson Road. 1st and last months rent and $500 deposit required. 904-591-0664. 6/26-7/3p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home with bonus room in Georgia Bend area; washer/dryer hookup. $450/month plus $450 move-in fee; 1st months rent pro-rated. Garbage, water, sewage, lawncare included. 904-2192690 or 912-843-8165. 6/26tfc 14x60 2 BR, 1 BA with appliances, heat and air. $600/month plus $800 deposit. 259-6966. 7/3c 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1 acre close to I-10. Must ll out application for reference check. $750/month plus $750 deposit. 259-2552 or 904-614-6111. 7/3p 14x66 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home; water and sewage included. $550/month plus $250 deposit. 904-275-2712. 7/3p Clean 3 BR, 1 BA home with CH/A at 8947 Glo-Jene Road, Macclenny. $850/ month plus $850 security deposit. Call 904-813-1580 or 259-2255. 7/3tfc 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1 acre on Jeff Starling Road, by new Dollar General store. Lawn maintenance included. $850/ month plus $1150 deposit. 259-9066. 7/3tfc 3 BR, 2 BA brick home in Macclenny. $900/month 904-507-9647. Tammie Mathews-Monarch Realty. 7/3p Large 2 BR, 1 BA apartment with laundry room; 351 N. Lowder. $700/month plus $600 deposit; 12 month lease. Call 904838-8584. 6/5tfc 2 BR, 1 BA in Kozy Korners. CH/A, water, lawn and trash service included. Service animals only. $545/month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 6/19tfc 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 For Lease1500 SF retail/office space at 541 S. 6th Street, Macclenny. $1000/ month. Call Jack at 904-616-9432. 9/26tfc VACATION RENTALS Smoky Mountain cabin with trout stream near Cherokee, North Carolina, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Dollywood. $350 a week. 386-752-0013. 6/5-8/21p MOBILE HOMES Land/Home Packages. 3 BR-$399/ month; 4 BR-$499/month. waynefrier 259-4663. 6/26-7/17c Like New! 2007 3 BR doublewide. $39K, set-up with AC. 259-4663. 6/26-7/17c No Money Down, use your land. 2015 5 BR, 3 BA-$599/month. waynefrier 259-4663. Ends 7/31. 6/26-7/17c Brand New 2015 28x52. $6K off. $55,900. Set-up, with AC. Ends 7/31. 259-4663. 6/27-7/17c Will sacrifice my brand new 2014 28x80 4 BR, 2 BA home; too big to fit on lot. Asking only $49,995. Will deliver to your property at my expense; all warranties still apply. Call Matt 386-697-6209. 7/3-10c Factory Repo! I have 2 28x60 3 BR, 2 BA 2014 models never titled. Will deliver and set-up on your lot for $39,995. Still has 1 year warranty. Call Chuck 352-401-2979. 7/3-10c FOR SALE VACATION RENTAL 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 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. CHEMISTRY Must have a Masters degree in Chemistry or a Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in Chemistry. Classes and labs may be during the day or in the evening at the Lake City campus. Contact Matthew Peace at COLLEGE LEVEL MATHEMATICS Must have a Masters degree in Mathematics or a Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics. Classes may be during the day or in the evening at the Lake City campus. Contact Matthew Peace at ENGLISH Teach college level English courses during the day. Masters degree in English required or 18 graduate hours in English plus masters degree in related area. Contact Tim Moses at HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON CAMPUS Provide instruction in classroom/laboratory setting. Coursework includes Quality Assurance, Legal Aspects, and Health Care Facilities and Services. Requires to Michele Cuadras at IV THERAPY Must hold a license as an RN and have a minimum of three years documented experience. Contact Melody Corso at MUSIC Daytime teaching of voice lessons, music theory, and choir courses. Masters degree in Music required or 18 graduate hours in Music plus masters degree in related area. Contact Tim Moses at NURSING CLINICAL gree. At least two years of recent clinical experience required. Contact Melody Corso at PHLEBOTOMY three years documented work experience in performing phlebotomy plus a minimum of one year documented teaching experience. Contact Melody Corso at SPECIAL EDUCATION gree in Special Education or Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in Special Education required. Contact Pam Carswell at Position details and applications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place | Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Ph (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 | E-Mail: human.resources@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 ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS FALL 2014 DIRECTOR, GRANTS MANAGEMENT Duties include Institutional Planning, Proposal Production, Capacity Provide leadership and support for researching grant availability, planProvide oversight to grant coordinators supporting existing funded various types of funding agencies and at least two years of experience hiring, training, and superviswriting and preparation, research in educational setting (preferably SALARY: $49,875 annually plus Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and phoPosition details and applications Florida Gateway College FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/ EA/EO College in Education and Employment PROGRAMMER ANALYST (Re-Advertised) Provide programming support and development of technology solutions for business areas of the college. Assist in the solution of opexisting programs. AS degree required, Bachelors degree preferred. Knowledge of Ellucian Banner software, Oracle database systems, Oracle Application Express programming, PL/SQL programming, C programming, Sharepoint programming, Net programming and Microsoft Access programming preferred. Ability to work independently to resolve and maintain all aspects of technical support. Ability to communicate information and ideas effectively. Ability to plan and organize. Ability to adjust to change and be innovative. Salary Range: $ 39,375 $77,000 Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College employment application. Position details and applications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City Fl 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: human.resources@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


ursday, July 3, 2014 T B C P Page 15 KONNIES KLEAR POOLSIn-ground and Above Ground Pools Installation AvailableChemicals Parts Service Cleaning698-E West Macclenny Ave. (Lil Caesars Shopping Center)Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday10:00 am-6:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 pm259-5222 (CPC 053903) 4/21tfcJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGnow offers Septic Tank Pumping, Sump Pump Replacements and all your plumbing needs. Call 259-4580CFC056961 7/3-31cPEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcBATHROOM REMODELSNew xtures Ceramic Tile ADA Transformations Roll-in Showers Walk-in TubsCall 259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 7/3-31c PLUMBING-SEWER-SEPTICOver 40 Years Experience 24 Hour Service259-6934 or 904-591-0063CFC032613 MP005858 I-13219RCMD Ronnie Sapp 5/16tfcMARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014Cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 welldriller@nefcom.netLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 6/5-7/31pB&W TREE & LAND SERVICES Full line of tree and land services: Removal TrimmingClearing Pond Digging Bulldozer Loader Bucket Truck and more!904-259-8253 Licensed & Insured 6/12tfcPUMP REPAIR2 or 4 wells shallow or deepCall 904-259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 7/3-31cBAKER LAWN & TREE SERVICEFull Service Lawncare and Tree Service Pressure Washing Gutter Cleaning904-408-9361/904-625-6853Services to t your needs. 6/12-7/3c ROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 Wells Pump Service | Water Treatment 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated Raulersonville, LLC.12/31tfcIM BACK!! LEES PUMP SERVICERepair & InstallationTIM LEE 7/3-31cFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-2536 904-838-28185/11tfcMICHAEL & JONATHANS, INC.LandscapingTrenching Lawn Service & Irrigation New Installation & Repairs For all your total lawn needs.259-7388Residential and Business Licensed & Insured 6/26-7/3pPUMP REPAIR 24 HR WELL DRILLING 2-4 & Larger 259-6934 or 904-591-0063 Ronnie SappWater Well Contr FL7003, GA316 5/16tfc GATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcANGEL 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, Macclenny259-66727/12tfcLAND CLEARINGFill dirt Slag Cypress mulch Red mulch A little or a lot904-521-15062/10tfcCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom New Home Construction Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfcWE PUMP SEPTIC TANKSLicensed and InsuredJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING 259-4580CFC056961 7/3-31c PRINTING & FAXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations, Rubber Stamps & much more!!! The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfcDAVID ROBINSONS LAND GRADING & MORESpecializes in Dirt Slag Foundations Water Drainage Land Structuring & More! 30+ Years Experience Free Estimates904-759-39844/24-10/23pSIGNS & DESIGNS BY ELLENSigns Banners Magnetics Window & Vehicle Graphics & Lettering T-shirt Applications BEST PRICES IN THE COUNTY 259-6135 6/26-12/26pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGRepairs Re-pipes Remodels Drain Cleaning Sump Pumps Water heaters New constructionCall 259-4580CFC056961 7/3-31c A & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. Sprinkler Systems Residential and Commercial Installations and Repairs Free Estimates651-17397/3-24pDEPENDABLE 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 11/19tfcFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcTREE & STUMP REMOVALLic. & Ins. Call Danny Wood904-222-50546/19-7/31p JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Baker County Little League All-Star teams contin ued to have mixed results in the advanced to sectionals while several others were eliminated. The 10-11 baseball team was the most successful of the countys representatives as it rolled to a District 11 championship June 28 in front of a home crowd by a combined score of 24-10. Coach Jason Combs boys blew by Jacksonville Beach 16-6 before doubling up Yulee 8-4 to win the title. The team over the two games, including three from Caleb Combs. Cason Milton and Kyler Holton each also added a long ball. The coach said the team received good pitching performances by Justin Brown in the the second. With the district win, the boys advanced to sectionals July 12 in Rockledge. While the 10-11 boys have already punched their ticket to the next round, the major division baseball team started its tournament off in a big way with a 32-2 route over St. Agustine June 28. The Baker County boys are scheduled to play Calla han Wednesday, with the winner moving on to play to victor Highlands and the hosting Navy Ortega League July 5. The senior baseball team is on the brink of elimination in Arlington after a 7-2 loss to San Mateo in its opening game June 28. The team tried to keep its district hopes alive Tuesday against the host team, where the loser was eliminated and the winner advanced to play San Mateo Wednesday. Although some of the countys teams have had success, four other teams have already been eliminated from tournament play. The junior baseball team was sent packing from St. Augustine after a 3-2 opening game loss to Callahan June 28 and a 7-0 defeat to Yulee Monday. The 9-10 softball and baseball teams also had early exits from their tournaments. The softball team fell to Yulee 12-6 in St. Augustine June 24. On the same date in Hilliard, the 9-10 baseball first team was eliminated following a close 10-9 loss to Callahan, and the second team was defeated 12-7 by Elm Street to end its tournament run. The final tournament to start will get underway July 5 as the senior division softball team travels to St. Augustine for a three-team one-day pool play tournament that also features Hilliard and Yulee. Check next weeks edition for full results. Photo courtesy of Nancy VenturelliBaker Girlz undefeated in GAThe 12 year old and under Baker Girlz went undefeated and were crowned champions on June 28 in Waycross, Ga at the Coastal Georgia Sports Association fastpitch tournament. Seven teams including two from North Florida competed in the tournament. The Baker Girlz defeated North Florida Pride 5-4 in the championship game. The team, pictured above, are (front from left) Emily Mobley, Abby Hodges, Kendall Manucy, Sara Keves, Megan Danese, Cheyenne Kinghorn, (back from left) coach Shaun Keves, Cassi Beaver, Katie Brassart, Kyra Crafton, Emily Mobley, Jenna Venturelli and assistant coach Scott Brassart.10-11 LL boys moving onThe Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service is accepting applications for the Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program. The sign-up period will end July 18 and is available for non-industrial private forest landowners. The southern pine beetle is one of the most destructive forest pests in the Southeast, said Adam Putnam, commissioner of the department, which oversees the forest service, in a recent press release. By taking preventative measures now, Floridas private landowners can greatly reduce their risk of timber loss during future outbreaks. Periodic outbreaks can rapidly kill millions of pine trees and deplete tens of thousands of acres of timber resources. The most recent series of major southern pine beetle outbreaks resulted in an estimat ed $59 million in timber loss between 1999 and 2002. The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance Program is offered for private lands in 44 northern Florida counties, including Baker County. The program provides incentive payments for the following: wood thinning. Conducting prescribed burning operations. Conducting mechanical underbrush treatments. Planting longleaf or slash pine. Since 2005, we have assisted many private forest land owners through this program, said Jim Karels, Director of the Florida Forest Service. More than 150,000 Florida acres have been treated for southern pine beetle prevention. To learn more about this program and obtain an application form, contact a local or visit Prevention. apply for no more than two approved preventative practices per year. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge will be offering archery throughout the summer months through a series of programs called Oke Archery Days. Thanks to a generous donation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division, the refuge has acquired a complete archery range including 12 bows, arrows, and targets, among other equipment. The archery equipment will be a great asset to the refuge and will enhance the programs we are able to offer, says Refuge Ranger Sarah Wyatt. It will be a family-friendly way to introduce kids and adults to the sport of archery. The programs will be geared towards children 5-15 years old, but will welcome all ages, even adults. All archery programs are free with all equipment provided for use during the program. No prior experience is necessary, so the programs are well suited for beginners. Instructors will show participants how to properly use a bow and arrow and will provide opportunities for the participants to demonstrate their marksmanship ability throughout the session. Preregistration is required, and a parent/guardian must be present with their child for the duration of the 1.5 hour program. Limited space is available. Participants are welcome to attend one program or multiple programs to continue practicing their shooting skills. Dates are as follows: The dates for the upcoming sessions are July 12 and 16 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. They will also take place August 1 and 2 at the same time. Participants will meet at the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center located within the east entrance to the refuge, 11 miles southwest of Folkston, GA. Programs are subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather. Although the program is free, a $5 refuge enPass) still applies. For more information, or to register, contact the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center at 912496-7836, open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.Archery at refugeCash for forest stewardsFLORIDA FOREST SERVICE SUSAN HEISEYOKEFENOKEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department


Page16JULY 3, 2014 JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comMacclennys Caleb Scott has been selected to compete in the Baseball Factorys Pirate City National World Series in Bradenton later this month. The catch: the 15-year-old athlete needs some $3000 for the trip. Hes been soliciting donations online and raised $750 thus far. Mr. Scott has been playing baseball for about a decade, including for the middle schools Bobcats this year. The soon-tobe freshman at the high school also played basketball and football for the middle school. He said his favorite sport is football because he enjoys the action and excitement of the games, particularly when the crowd is rooting for him. Its so entertaining, he said of the sport. Its exciting to hear the fans. The same goes for his second favorite sport. When you hit a home run or something like that, its really exciting to hear the crowd cheering, he said. In both sports, Mr. Scott gets to use his talent for running fast. Normally, they have me in the outfield. I like it because I can run down anything that comes to me, he says. He also enjoys working hard, and most importantly, the camaraderie with fellow teammates. The teen spoke to The Press while on his way to baseball tryouts at the high school the afternoon of June 19. What are his goals? I want to be somebody, he said. I want people to know me. The Deerfield Road resident made the Baseball Factory team after being invited to a tryout last April in Tallahassee. The 20-year-old organization is based in Maryland and does similar tryouts around the country. Its web site boasts that 99 percent of Division I college baseball programs have at least one Baseball Factory alum on their teams. Mr. Scott hopes to be one of those student athletes someday and calls the Pirate City National World Series, which will run from July 25-29, a once in a lifetime opportunity, shows his profile page at http://www. We will be competing against the best players and teams in the country and will be coached by professional baseball players and pro scouts. Ive trained for years with the hopes and dreams of playing with the best, it reads. Photo by Katie Bug PhotographyCaleb Scott on the mound.Eyes national world series JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Wildcats continued improving on the gridiron with a solid showing June 26 against Class 5A runner-up Clay High School in seven-on-seven Both the offense and defense rebounded nicely after getting off to slow starts against the Blue Devils and played well throughout the second half of the practice. Quarterback Jacob Carter completed more than 60 percent of his throws during the and no interceptions. The defense combined for from free safety Mason Batten. Early on, we had trouble catching the ball, but our reads got a lot better, coach Tom MacPherson said after the drills. Our spacing with our routes got a lot better. Defensively, our communication got a lot better. We started to win some balls in the air and intercept some balls, which was nice. As far as the progression from spring game to Monday to Tuesday to tonight, I think it was phenomenal. I think we are really getting better. However, the team wasnt without its faults on the night. The wide receivers struggled to hang onto the ball during the practice and dropped almost 10 passes, one of which went directly into the hands of a Blue Devil defender for an easy interception. Coach MacPherson was once again happy with the Carters reads, but not the amount of time it took him to make them. The quarterbacks have to be able to read the coverages sooner and get the ball out of their hands quicker, the head coach said. Defensively, the coach also wants to see better coverage against deep passes as the summer rolls along. Although the defense picked off eight passes, they allowed Clay receivers to get behind them several big gains for the Blue Devils. The coaches can live with the opposing offense completing short passes, but the deep balls could cost them games in the fall. Im still not happy with the amount of receivers behind us on defense in coverage, coach MacPherson said. Were giving up too many long balls. We can rally to some of the short throws, but the long balls are going to get you killed in a hurry. The drills against Clay came two days after the Cats traveled to Bartram Trail for additional sev en-on-seven drills. Coach MacPherson said the Bears did different motions and shifts that his team wasnt used to, but it wasnt a bad practice overall. The Cats will return to practice July 7 and host coach MacPhersons former team, the Ridgeview Panthers, for seven-on-seven drills the following day.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonJohn Boo Crawford runs down the receiver.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonSeth Paige ghts his way to the catch. Sean Mulkey gets his hands on the ball. Purchase this photo at Photos by Jud JohnsonMason Batten comes down with one of his three interceptions.Cats continue to improveFaster QB reads, release targeted ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm | 209 Macclenny Ave. Call Wanda 904-994-7750


ursday, July 3, 2014 T B C P Page 17JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comFor the second straight meet, the Bullets came in second out of three teams June 28 at Fernandina Beach when they finished behind the McArthur Y and ahead of Williams. The meet was originally scheduled to be the teams 2014 home debut, but the cracked pool deck caused it to be moved to Fernandina. The state of the Baker County pool puts the re maining two home meets in jeopardy. Even with the unusual cir cumstances, the team still competed well, especially in relay events, despite being outnum bered by McArthur. The final point tallies were McArthur 1063, Baker 396 and Williams 324. Both the Bullets boys 8 and under 100-meter team of Alexander Citrullo, James Richardson, William Nickles and Lane Joiner and the girls 11-12 200-meter relay team of Zoe Harrington, Briana Thornton, Samantha Dillard and Alexus Liston won their events. The boys finished with a time of 2:23.10 and the girls ended with a time of 3:38.29. In the 200-meter relay, the Bullets also had third place finishes from the open boys team of Kyler Wilkerson, Seth Crawford, Landon Prevatt and Josh Ossmann and the 13-and-over girls team of Loriann Bliss, Elizabeth Dillard, Kyrie Holmon and Aspen Elliott. The Bullets also had success in individual events. The team swept the top two spots of the 11-12 boys 100-yard freestyle as Crawford edged out Prevatt for first place with a time of 1:17.45. Liston came in second place in the same event for the 11-12 girls. Ossmann for the 13-14 boys and Cheyenne Croft for the 9-10 girls finished in third place in the event in their divisions. Crawford also finished atop the 11-12 boys 50-yard backstroke with a time of 45.71. Wilkerson came in first place of the event for the 9-10 boys with a time of 57.20. William Nickles came in first in the 7-8 boys 25-yard butterfly with a time of :32.80. Dillard and Thornton took second and third place, respectively, in the 11-12 girls 50-yard butterfly. Wilkerson posted a second place finish in the same event for the 9-10 boys. In the 25-yard backstroke, Nickles finished in second place and James Richardson came in third for the 7-8 boys. Holmon came in second place in the 50-yard freestyle for the 13-14 girls. Wilkerson in the 9-10 boys, Prevatt in the 11-12 boys and Ossmann in the 13-14 boys divisions also finished in second place in the same event. Thornton came in third place in the event for the 11-12 girls. Johnston finished in second place in the 9-10 girls 50-yard breaststroke. Nickles took second place in the 7-8 boys 25yard freestyle. Prevatt claimed second place for the 11-12 boys in the 50-yard breaststroke, and Ossmann finished in second in the 100-yard backstroke for the 13-14 boys. The Bullets had a couple more third place finishers to round out the individual results. Addie Bliss finished in third place of the 6-and-under girls 25-freestyle, and Elliott claimed third in the 13-14 girls 100-yard butterfly. The Bullets have a week off before they return to the pool for their third meet. The meet is scheduled to be held at home July 12 against St. Augustine, but it could be moved due to the damage to the pool. Baker County Touchdown Club Youth Sign-upsSaturdays ~ June 7 July 12 ~ 9-1Football ages 6-13 | Cheer ages 5-13NO SIGN-UPS July 5th!All sign-ups at Memorial Fieldbehind the BP station on Hwy. 90Copy of birth certificate and proof of insurance a MUST. Child must be present at sign-ups to be fitted for uniform.All cheer & football coaches must contact the league if you plan on returning to your team. If you are interested in coaching or assisting, complete an application during sign-ups. Background checks will be conducted.Incoming 6th graders who try out for the Bobcats and arent selected need to see Coach Rhoden regarding sign-ups. Football & Cheerleader July 12 ~ 9-1 July 12 ~ 9-1 All sign-ups at Memorial Field Child must Fee: $65 football $155 cheerleaders**Includes uniform fee Purchase this photo at Photo by Jessica PrevattRiver Neri competes in the 50 freestyle.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jessica PrevattBCHS Wildcat Kyrie Holman in the backstroke.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jessica PrevattHannah Johnston during the 50-meter breaststroke.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jessica PrevattAvery WilkersonPurchase this photo at Photo by Jessica PrevattBullets swimmers Mya Harrington, Zoe Harrington and Alexus Liston start their longest race of the day.Bullets nish second in Fernandina JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comCoach Fred Matricardis Wildcat baseball A-team remained unbeaten during the summer schedule as the boys have won six more games by a combined score of 64-27. Landon Boyette hit go-ahead two-RBI hits in both games of the teams July 1 home doubleheader against Middleburg to help catapult the boys to victory. The Cats held stopped a late surge to win the second game 7-5. Boyette drilled a two-RBI double to deep left the Cats a 3-2 lead in the third inning. Kennedy added another run in the bottom of the The Broncos wouldnt go down quietly, however, as they clawed their way back into and sixth inning to pull within one. Middle burg had runners on second and third with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inthe game. The second game went much easier for the Cats until the closing frame when the Broncos made things interesting. Boyettes second two-RBI hit of the day, this one a single, gave the team a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the third. Justin Waddell padded the lead with a two-RBI triple in the bottom of Baker County led 7-2 entering the bottom of the seventh when Middleburgs offense came alive. The Broncos scored three quick runs to close the score to 7-5 and had the go-ahead run on base with two outs. Pitcher Bryce Watson showed poise by navigating his way out of the tight situation to seal the win for the boys. The doubleheader came about a week after the boys went on the road June 25 and put away the hosting Terry Parker Braves 11-5. Boyette, Dylan Hall and Andrew Dehart all swung the bat well, coach Matricardi said, and the team had good showings on the mound and each pitcher saw an inning of action. The game at Parker came a few days after the boys returned home from a two-day trip to South Georgia State College in Douglas, Ga., June 20 and 21. The team won three games and tied one during the road trip. Cameron Wilson threw four innings and allowed only one hit to help give the team a shutout 10-0 win over Middleburg. The Cats won both games over the Punishers travel team and Metter, Ga., by the score of 15-6. Hall, Boyette, Waddell and Jordan Kennedy all had multiple hits during the wins. The only game the squad hasnt won so far was a 1-1 tie with Oakleaf in Douglas. The Cats scored the tying run and coach Matricardi wanted to keep playing, but the game was called after regulation and ended in a tie. In addition to the four games, South Georgia State College offered Kennedy and Zach Rafuse scholarships. The two current Wildcats could join for mer teammates Mikal Flores and Jared Crews, who both signed with the school earlier this year, if they decide to sign there. Coach Matricardi is happy about the pipeline that is developing between Baker County and South Georgia and said it would give kids a great opportunity to go to college and continue their education and baseball careers. Overall, the coach is excited about what hes seen so far during the summer. We have a lot of experiencing coming back, coach Matricardi said. Im expecting a good year this year. Well hopefully make it a little bit further than we have been. If we stay healthy, well have a chance to be really good. While the A-team has gone unbeaten thus far, the B-team hasnt had the same success and have lost three out of four. The team lost both games of a doubleheader July 1 at Oakleaf. The boys dropped their first game to Waycross 6-2 before responding with a 11-5 win over Camden. Caleb Scott and Josh Haygood, who were key players on the BCMS Bobcats conference title team, played well in the opening games, and are two of 13 incoming ninth graders who made the B-team. Even with the poor overall record so far, coach Matricardi said the upcoming crop of JV players looks promising and theyll get up to speed quickly. Photos by Jud JohnsonAt right is Landen Boyette at the place. Above is Mikal Flores stretching for the out.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonOwen Register narrowly makes it to rst.Baseball continues to roll this summer


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