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The first issue of this ongoing weekly appeared on July 26, 1879 under the title Florida Telegraph. It was published by William Wyatt Moore, a native Floridian and a staunch Democrat. Moore had previously worked for a paper in Tallahassee and had also published newspapers in Jacksonville, Lake City, Cedar Key, and Pensacola. After appearing for a short time as the Weekly Florida Telegraph and reverting back to the Florida Telegraph, the paper’s name was changed to the Starke Telegraph. In 1887, Moore sold a half-interest in the newspaper to I.C. Webb, who became sole owner within a few months and changed its name to the Bradford County Telegraph. In 1893, Eugene S. Matthews, who had previously worked for newspapers in Gainesville and Ocala, purchased the Bradford County Telegraph with Ben J. Farmer, who sold his interest to Matthews five years later. Matthews published the Bradford County Telegraph for the next forty years. He was also elected to the state legislature in 1904, 1907, 1911 and 1923. His son, Eugene L. Matthews, a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism, took over the publication in 1933, matching his father’s record of forty years as publisher. The Bradford County Telegraph continues to the present.
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USPS 062-700 Two Sections Starke, Florida Thursday, July 21, 2011 131st Year 51st Issue 75 CENTS

Man in

custody for

domestic and

child abuse

Telegraph Editor

A Melrose man is
in jail for domestic
battery and child
abuse after beat-
ing and strangling
a victim because
he wanted to "hang
Bradford County
Sheriff's Office
Deputy James Al-
britton took the Donley
victim's statement
after she had fled to
a relative's home for safety.
The incident took place the evening
of July 10. The suspect said she and
the man arrested-34-year-old Kevin
Andrew Donley of Melrose-were at a
friend's house in Speedville when she
asked to leave in order to change her
baby's diaper and give him a bath.
Donley became angry "because he
wanted to stay and hang out," accord-
ing to Albritton's report. The victim
was driving the three of them home
when Donley became violent. As'she
turned off of Southeast Eighth Avenue,
she said Donley began hitting her in the
head. She tried to cover and protect the
infant, but claimed Donley grabbed the
child by the leg and threw him into Jhe
back seat..

See ABUSE page 4A

TwO KH teens

arrested for


home invasion

Suspects chased
away by gunfire
Two Keystone Heights teens, Ray-
mond Scott Drawdy, 14, and Jesse
Aron Terry, .15, were arrested on July
11 for their role in a home invasion on
Southwest Field Avenue.
According to a Clay County Sheriff's
Office report, Deputy J.J. Goscila re-
sponded to a call around 1 p.m. about
a robbery in progress. While en route
to the address, the deputy heard on his.
radio that two white males had already
fled the crime scene.
While traveling on Southwest Jas-
mine, he spotted two males fitting the
description. The two males saw the pa-
trol car and ran to the back yard of a
nearby residence.
Goscila followed and found the boys
hiding behind a tree.- He drew his ser-
vice pistol, and ordered the boys to,
come out with their hands raised. After
following his directions, Goscila hand-
cuffed them.
According to CCSO information of-
ficer Mary lustino, Dep. Goscila had
the boys in custody within two minutes
of the original dispatch.
When a CCSO detective arrived, the
two officers separated the boys, advised
them of their Miranda rights and ques-
tioned them. A third officer recovered
evidence and questioned the victims at
the crime scene.
The victim, who is 19, reported that
he and his sister heard someone break-
ing in. The victim told his sister to hide,
and retrieved his father's Smith and
Wesson .357. In the bedroom, the vic-
tim fired the revolver at the window.
missing the intruders, who then fled on
A CCSO sergeant took the victim to
the Susan Avenue address, where the
two boys were being questioned. The
victim identified the two boys as the
See TEENS page 4A

Palatka bank robber nabbed at local motel

Telegraph Editor

The Bradford County Sheriff's Of-
fice and Starke Police Department
worked together over the weekend to
apprehend a suspect believed to have
robbed a bank in Palatka.
Once in custody, however, they real-
ized the suspect had given them a false
Authorities were acting on an anony-
mous tip provided to police in Palatka
when they went to the Bradford Mo-
tel and Campground Sunday, July 17.
around midnight. At the time, all Palat-
ka police knew is that their suspect was
a white man named Mike and that he
was on.probation for or had active war-
rants on weapons offenses.
Starke Police Department's Kelli
McMahan and John Riles cleared all
but one of the occupied motel rooms,
moving residents to a safe location. The
building manager informed them that a
woman had rented room 17 a few hours
earlier. She was accompanied by anoth-'
er woman and a man fitting the robbery
suspect's description. They arrived in a
dark blue Chevrolet that also matched
the description of the vehicle that may
have been used in the robbery.
McMahan and Riles unsuccessfully
tried to make contact with the occu-
pants of room 17 while Deputy Scott
Konkel maintained surveillance from
the rear of the building. They knocked
and announced themselves, but there
was no response.
A few minutes later, Riles and Depu-
ty Christopher Bennett tried to enter the
room with a key provided by the motel

Dennis Michael May
aka Michael S. Wolcoff
manager, but the door was secured by a
deadbolt inside. At that point, theyfelt
confident someone was in the room but
not responding. They repeatedly tried
to call the phone in the motel room, but
no one ever picked up. Eventually, they
called for back up, and a number of ad-
ditional officers from the sheriff's task
force responded to the scene.
Finally just before 2:30 a.m., elec-
tricity was cut and officers forced their
way into the room additional as officers
at the rear of the building busted a win-
dow and threw a distraction device into
the room. Two occupants were hand-
cuffed and taken into custody while the
room was searched. Officers found a
bottle with narcotic residue and a straw,
inside of it and a prescription bottle

Michael S. Wolcoff
aka Dennis Michael May

with pills and no prescription
Dennis Michael May, 31, of Con-
stantine, Mich., and Stephanie Lynn
Brown, 28, of Keystone Heights were
arrested for possession of drug para-
phernalia and narcotics, and possession
of prescription medication without a
prescription. May was also arrested on
a warrant for robbery and grand theft.
The woman who actually rented the
room was no longer there. Brown told
authorities that she wanted to answer
the door and phone, but May prevented
her from doing so.
Bail for.Brown was set at $12,000,
and she was released on July 18. When
the sheriff's office ran May's finger-
prints, however, they realized he had

No, school hasn't gone to the dogs, but Cale Mosley (right) gives a listen through a
stethoscope as teacher AlHison Durrance helps hold the "patient" still during the Pet
Care class in the annual College for Kids program at Santa Fe College. For more on the
two-week program, which had an enrollment of 50, see Regional News. i


Stephanie Lynn Brown

given them an alias. He had a previous
conviction under the name 6f Michael
S. Wolcoff whose history included a
2001 conviction for heroine trafficking.
He was released from custody in No-
vember 2009.
There may be federal charges pend-
ing against him, according to "BCSO
Capt. Brad Smith.
According to the Palatka Daily
News, TD Bank on S.R. 19 was robbed
around 2:20 p.m. on July 15. The rob-
ber, a white man wearing a dark t-shirt,
baseball cap and sunglasses passed a
note demanding, money to one of the
bank tellers. Palatka Police released a
surveillance photo and asked the public
for information that would help locate
the man.


Fair announced;




In a few short years, it has become
something of a tradition, but that doesn't
mean there isn't room to evolve-liter-
The fourth annual Bradford County
Back-to-School Info Fair will take place
at the fairgrounds where this year's co-
ordinator, Cheryl Canova of Santa Fe
College, said there would be more room
to spread out so families spend less time
waiting in line.
As the economy continues to putter
along, attendance could outpace prior
years as families take advantage of the
free school supplies that will be avail-
able at the event.
Donations and community participa-
tion will be needed to ensure another
successful year helping those families
The event will take place Saturday,
Aug. 20, from 4-6 p.m., just before the
new school year begins on Aug. 22.
Support from the Bradford County Ed-
ucation Foundation was able to secure
the fairgrounds for this year's info fair.
"This program is for students who at-
tend Bradford schools and is instrumen-
tal in, helping families to get a success-
ful start in the 2011-2012 school year,"
Canova said.
One reason is the school supplies,
but students and their families are also
provided a wealth of information from
schools, churches and community or-
ganizations about programs that are
available to assist them as they strive
for success.
Upon arrival, each student will regis-
ter and receive a book bag. As they visit
all of the displays,they will . I a va-
riety of information from participating
groups and get a special card signed or
stamped at each booth the\ visit. When
their card is full, they will receive a bag
full of free school supplies.

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2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, July 21, 2011

Student conduct code changes

address absences, attire

Telegraph Editor

-With just a month left before
the 2011-12 school year begins
the Bradford County School
Board implemented several
changes to its student code of
conduct and student progression
plates last week.
A lot of the discussion this
year centered on absences. Thai
included measures to make sure
an absence is truly excused, like
requiring documentation where
there has been a death in the
family, and getting kids back tc
school by shortening the length
of time a student with a con-
firmed case of head lice could be
excused from attendance from
three to two days.
Parents have 72 hours to pro-
vide a written statement request-
ing that an absence be excused.
Because some have been con-
fused about the allowance of 10
parent notes per school year, the
new code specifies that each day
absent is equal to a separate par-
ent note (or excuse). That has
always been the case, Assistant
Principal Lisa Prevatt said, but
the new code of conduct spells it
out more clearly.
"We have a terrible truancy
and attendance problem in our
county," Prevatt said, adding
some thought the district allowed
10 excused absences per nine-
week period. That is not true, and
they hope the clarified language
reduces absences.
All absences beyond 10 days
in.a single school year, even with
a parent note, will be unexcused,
unless there is a medical note.
This does not mean that a par-
ent actually has to write multiple
notes if their child is Pout two or
more days straight. One note will
suffice, but multiple days absent
do deduct from the total number
of parents notes, i.e. excuses, al-
lowed. Three days out in a row
means three excuses subtracted
from the total.
Five or more unexcused ab-
sences in a nine-week period will
result in an F unless jusitficaitog:
for a higher grade has been, made
to the principal. At the elemen-
tary level, the student's teacher
would have to meet with the
principal to make the request.
In higher grades, teachers would
have go before an attendance
committee composed of admin-
istrators to make the higher grade
request. This will combat some
of the leniency shown -by teach-
ers who frequently request grade
adjustments because they think
the student is a "good kid."
School Board Chairman. Viv-
ian Chappell asked about the
types of excuses that were being
.accepted, giving as an example
a student being sunburned from
going to the beach. Prevatt said
such absences would be excused
with a note from the parent up
until the 10-absence limit was
reached. Making sure an absence
is justified when there is a limit
of 10 per year is something par-
ents should be careful about, Pre-

Continued from page 1A

-This year, Canova said there
would be bags tailored specifi-
cally for elementary, middle and
high school students. The bags
will contain supplies geared to-
ward particular grade levels-.
"We will also have hot dogs,
chips and water for those attend-
ing, and plan to have some some enter-
tainment and games during the
event," Canova said.
Former coordinator Pastor By-
ron Ramseur is helping co-chair
the event with Canova. Also serv-
ing on the committee are Sylvia
Tatum, Barry Warren and Katina
Stewart. Stewart is representing

vatt said.
"Most of our parents under-
stand this, but unfortunately
we've got quite a few in this dis-
trict who don't understand that if
your child is not in school, they
cannot be learning," she said.

Students return to
school Aug. 22

Plant red
flowers as a
show of support

In an effort to show
school spirit, pride and
support for the Bradford
County School District,
members of the BHS and
BMS student governments
are encouraging local
'citizens to plant red flowers
in front of their place of
business or residence as a
way of welcoming students
back to school.
The Intent of this project
Is to encourage students
in academics and athletics
by showing community and
school pride, and student
government members
appreciate the ongoing

School Board Member Stacey
Creighton said the policy needs
to be coupled with a good tru-
ancy officer at Bradford High
School who is staying on top
of attendance and communicat-
ing with parents because many
parents think their kids are in
school. Prevatt said the plan is
to have one person at the high
school in charge of attendance
to effectively deal with the prob-
lem. They intend to send a strong
message this year, and that in-
cludes tardiness and early depar-
tures, which'coald'ats&lairpact a
-student's g-rade." -. .-
The revised code of conduct
also clarifies some things about
the required dress code. At the
elementary level, the code now
states that pants and shorts .must
be worn without holes. Also,
outerwear like coats and sweat-
ers, and underwear like tights an
leotards, cannot be used as an
excuse to wear shorter shorts,
skirts, etc.
Headwear, including hoods,
can only be worn during physical
education or during cold weather.
Headwear is not allowed indoors
or on buses.
To fight pants from being worn
low and other exposure, new lan-
guage has been inserted'into the
secondary level dress code that
prescribes particular disciplin-
ary actions. If clothing exposes
underwear or body parts in an in-
decent manner, students will first
receive a verbal warning, arid

the recently formed P.H.A.T.
Ryders motorcycle club, which
is joining its planned back-to-
school event with the info fair.
The Back-to-School Iffo Fair
has been quite successful, but it
has taken the entire community
to make it happen, Canova said.
The committee is seeking dona-
tions to help support the cost of
the event. Organizations who
plan on participating are being
asked for a voluntary donation 6f
$100, although even ;those who
cannot afford that amount are
invited to participate. Those who
set up booths can give out infor-
mation, supplies or both.
Individuals can also contrib-
ute by joining the Committee of
100-that is 100 individuals who
pledge at least $50 toward the

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their parents will be called.
If it happens a second time,
the student will not be able to
participate in any extracurricular
activity for up to five days, and a
parent meeting will be called. On
the third or subsequent offence,
there will be an in-school sus-
pension of up to three days, plus
the student will be ineligible for
extracurricular activities for up
to 30 days, and the principal will
advise parents of the offense and
suspension via phone and written
These consequences were the
result of new state legislation.
Chappell said it wouldn't be a
problem at all if uniforms were
required at the high school as
they are at the middle school.
A number of parents have re-
quested that of her after seeing
the money they saved on school
clothes when their kids were at
BMS. It's something to think
about, she said.
Some language has also been
changed to help teachers under-
stand that the behavior support
program is not meant to discour-
age discipline referrals from
being written when necessary.
Prevatt said students should be
rewarded for good behavior, but
there must also be consequences
when expectations are not met.
Teachers should try various
interventions to correct behavior,
but if interventions are not suc-
cessful or the incidepit is severe
enough to warrant further disci-
pline, then a referral should be
Some other notable changes
Last year, the board decided
to keep students who owe money
for lost or damaged materials
from participating in field trips
or graduation. This year they
clarified that includes all debts,
including those incurred while
participating in extracurricular
Afterschool detention and
Saturday school could be a con-
sequence of misbehavior on a
-"* Secondary and'tareercenter
administrators will coordinate to
formulate a policy on cell phone
display and usage that applies to
both campuses.
A definition for dating vio-
lence and abuse was added to the
section 'on bullying and harass-
On the topic of bullying and
violence, language was added
to make sure .that alleged per-
petrators and victims are inter-
viewed separately and that their
interviews are kept confidential.
Steps to stop harassment may in-
clude a "stay away contract" for
the abuser that includes penalties
for violating the contract.
Public displays of affection,
including hugging, touching and
kissing, have been added to the
list of Level 1 offenses.
"Sexting," or sending sexu-
ally explicit text messages, and
threats have been added under
Level 2 offenses.

event. Checks can be made out
to Back-to-School Info Fair.'ahd
brought to the Santa Fe College
Andrews Center, Canova said, or
mailed care of the college to 209.
W. Call St., Starke,, FL 32091.;
Address envelopes, to the atten-
tion of Cheryl Canova.

VFW meets
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
1016 of Starke will meet tonight,
Thursday,.July 21, at 7 p.m. at
the post hmne. Commander Bri-
an Wyatt will preside.
Membership information is
available at the post home, which
is located at 250 N. Bay St. in
Starke, behind New Method

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American Legion Hall, located
at 7441 S.R. 21 in Keystone
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evening will be Steve Hunter and
Ed Wilson from the Tea Party
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to schedule an appointment.

Standout student archers
Coach Steve Acree recently announced the winners of the archery tournaments he
held at Brooker and Hampton elementary schools. At Brooker, Holden Bell, Cody
Wentworth and Kathryne Wright achieved the second, first and third best scores,
respectively. They are pictured above. Below, pictured with Acree, are Hampton
students Noah Abourezk, Trevor Hall, Briar Smith, Logan Kilby and T.J. Loudermilk.
Smith was school champ, followed by Kilby. Abourezk and Loudermilk tied for
third, and Hall came In fourth.

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Thursday, July 21, 2011 Bradford County Telegraph JA

City, county discuss revenue for recreation

Telegraph Editor

Would local leaders be will-
ing to raise additional money
through a new tax or fee to sup-
:port the city of Starke's recre-
ation program?
That is where discussion tuned
to during the city and county's
most recent sit-down.
Having heard once again that
the county is already strapped
for cash and has never planned
for recreation expenditures in its
budget, it looked as if the meet-
ring would break up early. Then
Starke Commissioner Carolyn
,Spooner, saying the purpose of
the two boards coming together
:was to find solutions, floated the
:idea of an additional tax to fund
Spooner appeared to be alone
in her willingness to explore that
:option when County Commis-
sioner Doyle Thomas asked if
:her board would support a tax
increase and none of them raised
their voices to say that they
Nevertheless, discussion con-
tinued about how a new tax or
:fee could be implemented and
the need to let voters make the
.ultimate decision on whether to
'approve a new revenue source
*for Starke's recreation program.
When the meeting did end,
commissioners from both sides
:were left with a lot to consider.
The city recreation depart-.
:ment has a proposed budget for
;next year of $372,451. Director
Alica McMillian explained the
:budget covets the fall and spring
:ball programs, the after-school
;and summer camp programs, an
,adult softball league and a club
for senior citizens.
McMillian said it vas a bare-
bones budget. Program' fees
,in the amount of. $111,000 are
:projected to cover around 30

percent of the budget. But ac-
cording to the city clerk, Starke
is facing a revenue shortfall in
the coming year, leaving the city
hard-pressed to dedicate enough
money to continue the recreation
program in its current form.
With that in mind, the city has
advertised for proposals from
parties who might be interested
in taking over portions of the
recreation program.
County Commissioner Ross
Chandler said the funding re-
quest was premature explaining
that the county was waiting on
complete revenue information
before finalizing its budget for
next year.
"We don't know where we are
financially at this point in time,"
he said, adding that it wasn't cer-
tain thecounty would be able tQ
meet its own obligations. County
Commission Chairman Eddie
Lewis said there was no fund-
ing source at the county level for
recreation, so if the commission
elected to help, it would have to
-find that funding source. As it is,
the county has been using reserve
funds to pay its bills, he said.
Starke 'Mayor Travis Woods
said recreation is a good program,
but the city can no longer'fund
it without additional support.
Without knocking the county, he
said county commissioners have
given similar answers in the past.
Before the city finalized any de-
cisions, he said the city commis-
sion needed to know whether
the county was considering con-
tributing in its next budget, and
that was the reason for this latest
"What I think I'm hearing is
that you don't have a line item
to put it on, so therefore you're
probably not going to look for
a line item to put it on. That's
about as nice as I think I can put
it," Woods said.
Lewis admitted it was accu-

Spooner said the city didn't
want to make any assumptions
about what the county was able
to contribute, and that is why the
commission asked for another
"Sometimes we draw conclu-<
sions without the parties coming
together to see what could col-
lectively be done," she said.
Spooner said recreation bene-
fits the entire community as most
* of the participants live outside of
the city limits. Because it serves
all, that is why the city commis-
sion wants the county to consider
including funding in its budget
for the program, she said.
"The best way for me to ex-
plain it now," Lewis said, "is our
plate's full at this point on our
budget. We just don't have any
monies at this time 'and don't-
know where we could get the
monies from."
Spooner asked about unex-
pected revenue; in particular,
the revenue the county commis-
sion received from the landfill
when the state paid to have con-
taminated soil from the city's
old power plant site excavated
and disposed of, Lewis said that
money was being used to replace
air conditioning components in
the courthouse.
Chandler emphasized the lack
of money saying that all govern-
ment boards have to cut back be-
cause if they continue to spend
even as revenues dwindle, they
risk proving to the State that the
lost revenue wasn't needed in the
first place.
Having heard what the county
commissioners had to say, Woods
said he saw little reason to con-
tinue, but Spooner did continue,
saying the boards could work to-
gether to find a solution. She said
she knows no one wants to hear
anything about raising taxes, but
she nevertheless suggested the

solution could involve "a piece
of a penny," meaning an increase
in the sales tax.
She asked the county commis-
sion to consider that. Lewis said
he wasn't one to increase taxes,
and Thomas asked if that was
something the city commission
would consider. Spooner said
she thought they would, but none
of the other commissioners pres-
ent expressed that.
Chandler said the voters should
be involved in any decision to
raise the sales tax, and others,-
confirmed voters,would have to
approve an increase.
Spooner said because of the
social benefits of having a rec-
reation program, it was an im-
portant enough issue to present
to voters to see if they would be
willing to pay more for recre-
ation. Spooner suggested a half-
cent increase in the sales tax,
and Chandler agreed that wasn't
much if people would be, willing
to pay it.
Terry Brown, attorney for both
the city and county commissions,
suggested a better way to do it
would be to ask voters to declare
the entire county as a municipal
service taxing unit so they could
establish a separate tax that would
be based on the cost of providing
recreational services.
Operations Manager Ricky
Thompson, alternatively, sug-
gested a special assessment
like the one that exists for solid
'Lewis said 'he would give
commissioners time to consider
whether to raise additional rev-
enue for recreation and how, but
in any case, there is no time to
impose a funding source in time.
for the upcoming fiscal year.
The county commission has
scheduled a vote on whether or
not to support placing a referen-
dum on next year's ballot on the
agenda for the July 21 meeting.

Saucy BBQ documentary set to make splash on the big screen

From the



By Operations Manager Ricky Thaompson

Your hometown electric

utility-reliable in any season
June 1 marked the start of the 2011 hurricane season. While
this year's hurricane season has been quiet thus far, we at the
city of Starke want to remind you that your hometown utility
is prepared to provide reliable electric service in all types of
Customers sometimes ask us whether a municipal electric
utility has the resources to provide reliable service and timely
restoration in the event of a natural disaster. In fact, communi-
ty-owned utilities have an exceptional track record. Our util-
ity's service reliability is supported by our local presence and
our statewide alliances with other municipal utilities.
At the city of Starke, we live in this community and we
know the area and its residents. If you ever have a problem.
with your service, you can call and talk to someone right here
.in town. When we dispatch our line crews to take care of a
problem, they get there quickly because they live and work
here, and they know their town and its electric system.
Municipal electric utilities work together to combine the
personal service of a local utility with the resources of a state-
wide organization. If we are ever hit by a major storm, our
utility participates in a mutual aid agreement with other mu-,-
nicipal utilities statewide. If we take a hit, they will come help
us, and if they're hit, we can help them. We even have connec-
tions with municipal utilities in other states, so we can be sure
to have the resources we need, even in a worst-case scenario.
This agreement has worked well for a number of years. It is
just one of many examples of how municipal utilities work
together for the shared benefit of their communities.
So, while we hope for a mild and trouble-free hurricane
season, we want you to know your hometown utility has the
community power and statewide strength to provide reliable*
service in any season.

FCCD says.
thanks with
'Swamp Stomp',
The Florida Council on
Crime and Delinquency will
honor several distinguished
service award recipients during
its inaugural Law Enforcement
Appreciation Bash on Friday,

July.29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Na-
tional Guard Armory in Starke.
The "Swamp Stomp" will
feature a Cajun feast with all
the trimmings along with door
prizes, music and dancing.
Tickets are available for a $40
donation. Call, Debbie Forsyth
at 904-368-3022 or Mary Tay-
lor at 904-368-3209.

A central Florida production downtown Starke on Thursday,.
,company is scheduled to de- Aug. 4, in an event sponsoredd
:but its newest documentarN in by the Santa Fe College Foun-
Starke later this summer. dation and the North Florida Re-
Chappell Films, headquar- gional Chamber of Commerce.
tered in Casselberry, Fla., is Saturday, Aug. 6, a second
:making plans to show its Boots screening is scheduled for the
'n' BBQ'documentary "Grills Cinematique Theater in Day-
:Gone Wild: From the Backyard tona Beach where one of the
to Backstage" at two different film's writers and producers,
:venues the first weekend in Au- Volusia County resident Hillary'
gust. J. Walker, serves on .the board
This 60-minute in depth look of directors.
'behind the scenes at a profes, Executive producer and pres-
:sional BBQ Championship ident of Chappell Films W.V.
,event was filmed in Starke dur- "Chap" Chappell also has close
ing the 3rd annual Santa Fe Col- ties to Daytona Beach. Both the
lege Boots 'n' BBQ competition Port Orange causeway and the
in February 2011. Daytona VA clinic are named
The made-for-television mov- in memory of his father, former
ie is hosted by national headlin- Congressman William V. Chap-
ing act and "Bad Boy of Come-, pell.
dy" Alex Ortiz. Also featured in Chappell, who also runs a
the film are World Heavyweight talent management division, is
Boxing Champion Pinklon booking Alex Ortiz to appear at
Thomas, World Heavyweight both events to introduce the filmi
Wrestling Champion Dory Funk and sign autographs.
Jr. and Southern Rock Legend Following the premier screen-
Jimmie Van Zant. ings, full-length DVDs will be
For its world premiere, the available for purchase on the
film willjourney back to its roots Chappell Films and Entertain-
for a red carpet gala screening ment website as well as at select
at the Florida Twin Theatre in retailers.

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4A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, July 21, 2011

Inmate hides
cell phone in
toilet paper
Tristan M. Meyer, 28, was
sentenced to 18 months with the
Department of Corrections after
pleading no contest to introduc-
ing contraband into a state pris-
Meyer's plea was finalized on
July 18 just minutes before jury
selection was to take place for
his trial. According to court pa-
pers, on Feb. 5, Meyer asked a
correctional officer to pass a roll
of toilet paper to another inmate.,
However, when the' officer in-
spected the tissue, he discovered
a Nokia cellular telephone .inside
the roll.
Meyer has been previously
convicted of burglary of an oc-
cupied structure, possession of a
controlled substance, armed rob-
bery, battery, possession of less
than 20 grams of cannabis and
robbery. His 18-month sentence
will run concurrently with other
sentences he is now serving.

Man fleeces
Starke retailers
Steven Frederick Maloy, 34,
was sentenced to 146 days in jail
after pleading no contest to two
counts of grand theft and to one
count of uttering a forged instru-
According to police reports,
between-Dec. 9 and 20, 2010,
Maloy fraudulently received
$532.20 in Walmart' merchan-
dise through an under-ringing
scheme facilitated gby cashier
Kansas L. Ellison. The cashier,
who was sentenced to 18 months
probation for spearheading the
scheme, scanned merchandise
on her register, then voided the
items before placing them into
Maloy's shopping bags. She also
passed other items to.Maloy after
bypassing the register's scanner.
fn a separate case, in March
2011, Maloy cashed an $858.56
worthless check at Starke's Dis-
count Beverage.

Officer bags
suspect with
baggy pants
Dallas Jerome Smith, 40, was
sentenced to 180 days:in jail after
pleading no'contest to possession
of a controlled substance and.
possession of drug' paraphernalia
for use.
According to court documents,
on May 2, just after 6 p.m., Of-
ficer Richard M. Crews of the
Starke Police Department re-
sponded to complaints of drug
activity at 745 N. McMahon St..
After Crews parked his vehicle at
the property, he saw Smith walk
past his vehicle and toward the
residence. Crews wrote in a po-

lice report that he ordered Smith
to stop, but Smith continued to
walk toward the home and began
digging into his pockets.
"Due to the subject having ex-
tremely baggy clothing and un-
able to tell what he was reaching
for, I contacted the subject and
asked him what he was attempt-
ing to retrieve from his pockets,"
Crews said.
Crews then patted down Smith
and recovered a glass tube with
steel wool on the end of it (com-
monly called a crack pipe) and
a Tylenol bottle containing'two
pieces of crack cocaine.

Suspect tops
100 mph on
U.S. 301
Jarvis Le'ron Johnson, 22, was
.sentenced to 151 days in jail after
pleading no contest to willful and
wanton reckless driving, fleeing
and attempting to elude, and
driving while license suspended
or revoked.
Starke Police Officer John
Riles wrote in a report that on
Feb. 9 between midnight and I
a.m., he saw a northbound blue
car passing the Bradford Coun-
ty Courthouse at a high rate of
speed. After confirming with a
laser speed detector, that that
car was traveling 61 mph in a
30. mph zone, Riles pursued the
2003 Hyundai.
The officer caught up with the
fleeing car near the intersection
of 301 and Market Road.
"At this time I was approxi-
mately 300 feet or so behind
said vehicle and approaching
100 miles per hour," he wrote. "I
didn't seem to be closing on said
Riles increased his speed to
125 and began to close on the
car. However, as the pursuit ap-
proached Northwest 182nd Street,
Johnson's Hyundai began to
swerve from side to side. He
then lost complete control of the
car as it banked into the median,
launched into the air, crossed
over 301's southbound lanes,and
came to rest at the intersection of
301 and Northwest 182nd.
Johnson then tried to flee on
foot, but only made it 10 feet
from the vehicle when he heard
Riles shouting for him to stop,
and saw the lawman's gun point-
ed at him.
After securing his suspect,
Riles discovered that Johnson
was wanted in Duval County for
selling a controlled substance.

Honest burglar
Deven Aaron Bryan, 19, was
sentenced to one year probation
after pleading no contest to at-
tempted burglary of a structure.

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According to a sheriff's of-
fice report, on April 1811, Deputy
Christopher G. Bennett was dis-
patched to Northwest 51n" Ave-
nue, near the intersection of C.R.
233 and S.R. 16, in reference to
a burglary that had just occurred.
Bennett wrote in a report, that as
soon as he pulled off of 16 onto
Northwest 51" Avenue, he saw
two white males walking along
the road.
As he drove closer to the pair,
both heard his vehicle approach-
. ing, and one of the men started
running away from the cruiser.
Bennett pulled up along side of
the remaining walker, who iden-
tified himself as Deven Bryan.
The deputy asked Bryan why
his buddy took off'running at the
site of a law enforcement officer.
Bryan replied, "because he didn't
want to go to jail for us breaking
into that trailer."
As Bennett placed Bryan into
the back of his patrol vehicle, he
saw the other suspect running
between some trailers, then into
a wooded area. The deputy pur-
sued the suspect into the brush,
and found him hiding in some
bushes. The suspect identified
himself as a 14-year-old minor.
After placing the second sus-
pect into his vehicle, Bennett
then met a witness, who identi-
fied the pair as the two men she
saw breaking into the mobile
The deputy examined the crime
scene. The back door of the trail-
er had pry marks on it, and the
bottom right corner of the door
had been bent outward. Bryan
told the deputy that his 14-year-
old companion had;' five days
earlier, left his'cell phone in the
trailer, and the pair tried to break
into the structure to recover the
device. However, after failing to
pry the back door and aborting an
attempt to break open a window,
the two gave up.

to fence four-
William Joseph Hallam, 30,
was sentenced to eight months in
jail after pleading ,o contest to
burglary of an unoccupied struc-
ture and grand theft of a motor
According to a sheriff's office
report, ,in March the office re-
ceived a tip that Hallam was try-
ing to sell a stolen four-wheeler.
Deputy David Schlofman fol-
lowed up on the tip, and after
interviewing several witnesses,
,including Hallam, and recover-
ing a sprayer that had been alleg-
edly cut from the stolen vehicle,
concluded that Hallem stole the
vehicle from the victim's garage
and sold the ATV to someone in
Keystone Heights.
Hallam claimed that the four-
wheeler he sold was not stolen
but belonged to his brother.

See COURT page 6A

Continued from page 1A

The victim stopped the car,
and Donley continued to hit and
choke her until one of his rela-
tives stepped out of his house and
told him to stop. She said Donley
told the relative to mind his own
business and told her to drive to
their house "because he did not
need any witnesses."
When she pulled into the yard,

adjacent to ShirleN Crum's
house at 999 Old Law ie.
Road in Starke. There % ill
be ministrN singing. free
food. a special pla. and much
more The eent is free and
open to the public. For more
information, please call 904-

Greater Allen Chapel
A.M.E. Church will hold a
Family and Friends Weekend
July 29-31. There will be a
gospel night at 7 p.m. that
Friday with singing, dancing
and a message from the Rev.
Gregory' Haile. Saturday from
noon to 4 p.m. will be fun day

Donley stepped out of the vehi-
cle. When he did, she seized the
opportunity to lock the vehicle
doors and flee the residence with
the child. She went to a relative's
house in order to contact law en-
The victim refused medical
treatment but informed Albrit-
ton she would go to the hospital
to so that she and the child could
be examined. Photographs of her
injuries were taken and the De-
partment of Children and Fami-


The two defendants were CIL "I llb *,
charged with burglary of an oc- department
cupied dwelling, unarmed, with Free sports physical for sixth- ps
no assault or battery. through 12th-graders will be held th
Drawdy made additional state- at the Bradford County Health 3
ments while being transported to Department on Saturday, Aug. 6, at
the Middleburg Substation and from'8 a.m. to noon. The health
then to the Juvenile Detention department is located at 1801 N.
Center in Jacksonville. Drawdy Temple Ave. in Starke. 7.
completed a statement; both boys No appointments, walk-ins
were fingerprinted and photo- only. Minors must be acoompa- a
graphed. Afterward, Drawdy's nied by an adult. For more in-
mother and Terry's sister were9, formation, pleaseeall ,904-964 r ,-
notified. .. , 7732.-,

with games, a cakewalk and
more, Services will continue
on Sunday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m.
and 3 p.m. with sister church
Mt. Pisgah.

E-mail the details of your
congregation's upcoming
special events to editor@ DEADLINE

lies was contacted so that a report
could be taken.
Donley was arrested for bat-
tery, domestic abuse by strangu-
lation and cruelty toward a child.
He is being held at the Brad-
ford County Jail with bond set
at $25,000. Convicted of a sex
crime in March 2004, Donley
was also arrested last December
for failing to register his address.

.awtey rec
seeking yard
ale donations
The Lawtey Recreation De-
artment will be accepting yard
ale item donations for a sale
hat will be held on July 29 and
0. Items may be dropped off
a Lawtey City Hall, or you may
all Dianna Dobbs at 904-769-
263 or Ellen Williams at .904-
69-1187. Any support is greatly

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57832 $8.60
57862 $6.20
58055 $5.96
59058 $5.36
58059 $5.12
58123 $11.24
58126 $5.48
58131 $5.94
58213 $5.30
58216 $5.36
58218 $5.60
58223 $7.16
58270 $5.60
58272 $5.00
58275 $5.00
58276 $5.00
58278 $5.84
58282 $5.42
58283 $5.00
58421 $5.36
58424 $6.08
58425 $5.60
58426 $5.00
58430 $5.60
58556 $5.24
58558 $5.48
58562 $5.84
58668 $6.92
58674 $5.60
58679 $5.84
58725 $5.90
58728 $5.96
58731 $5.00
58733 $5.00
58734 $5.60
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William Murray (Law Enf Wit)
Dayrl Cannon
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57901 $16.00
58148 $16.00
58451 $101.00
58152 $21.00
58153 $10.00
58294 $7.50.
58302 $8.50
58576 $24.50
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57884 $15.00
58330 $15.00
58332 $15.00
58367 $15.00
58372 $15.00
58376 $15.00
58396 $15.00
58404 $30.00
58521 $15.00
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57915 $9.00 Eliud Leshao Leparkakuo
57916 $23.00 Shana Monique Perry
57979 $7.00 Dephaie Harrison
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58024 $10.00 Peter Cherenkov
58106 $41.00 Kenneth Liebel
58107 $9.00 Ronald Stiffler
58229 $9.00 Edward Early
58249 $7.00 Dwight McDonald, Sr.
58251 $50.00 Christopher Matejcik
58305 $9.00 Lionni Bayard
58308 $9.00 Christopher Lugo
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58585 $25.00 Charles Ross Johnson
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58705 $9.00 Earl Williams
58708 $25.25 Brian Slate
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Mt. Moriah Community
Church "%ill hold it's first e er
Gospel Fest on Sunday Jul\
24, at 3 0 p.m. E'ernone is.

Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church
will continue celebrating its
anniversary on July 24 at 4
p.m. with the Rev. James E.
Rackley as guest speaker and
the congregation of St. John
A.M.E. Church of Starke.

True Vine's evangelism
ministry is hosting an Old-
Fashioned Communitywide
Crusade Saturday, July 23,
from 5-7 p.m. on the property

TEENS Free sports
Continued from page 1A physical
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3WENN WIL S, P. 0.

Randall Wade Whee r
Tiffany Anne'Scholite
Ruby Browder Harper
Tiffany Anderson Caulk
Jay Raulerson
Officer John Riles
Chester Jerome Jefferson
Terri Lynn Griffis
Michael Gerard Early
Luis Manuel Linton
Jason Allyn Canova
Terri Gibbs
Wanda E. Griffis
Jarrell Harris
Amanda Lee Turner
Shyann Louise Coakley
Letroy Shelton Guion
Tara Meghan Palmer
Jacquiline Thorn
Johnnie L. Griffis
Ahmad Rashawn Hudson
Ashley Nichole Alvarez
Amber Nychole Parker
Daryl Cannon
William Lamar Layne
Joseph D. Van Vactor
Sheree Nicole Bowies
Julia G. Pendarvis
Victoria Lee Starling
Rachel Leann Best
Chris Mosley
Ms. Terri Gibbs
Daniel Smith Griffis, II
Mike McKenzie ID#5113
Vashawn Kearse
James William Ninshew, III


Thursday, July 21, 2011 Bradford County Telegraph _A

Democrats to

meet July 25
The Bradford County Demo-
cratic Executive Committee will
meet Monday, July 25 at 6:30
p.m. in the boardroom of the
Andrews Center. Participants
will discuss the upcoming Small
County Coalition convention,
the state Democratic convention
and other matters. All interested
Democrats are invited.
Bradford DEC officers may
appoint delegates to the state
convention, which will be held
Oct. 28-30 at the Disney World
Contemporary Resort in Lake
-Btiena Vista. Any registered
Bradford County Democrat who
is interested in being a delegate
should contact Bradford County
State Committeeman Paul Still at
904-368-0291 or at stillpe@aol.
com for more information
The DEC is collecting nonper-
ishable items for the food pantry
and is also promoting recycling
by asking members to bring
their aluminum cans rather than
throwing them away. The Brad-

ford DEC has received a new
shipment of Bradford Democrat
t-shirts that are selling for $12
The Bradford DEC represents
the Democratic voters of Brad-
ford County and currently has
openings for, committeemen or
committeewomen in some pre-
cincts. For further information
about being a precinct represen-
tative or about the DEC, contact
DEC Chair Judy Becker at 904-
782-3502 or Paul Still at 904-
368-0291 or
Visit the DEC website at brad-

Next pastor's

breakfast Aug. 2
Pastors and Bradford Middle
School leaders met on June 14
to discuss ways to assure student
success in Bradford County. Pas-.
tors and school leaders agree that
"without the village raising the
child" we are on the wrong path.
The next meeting will take
place on Aug. 2 at 9:30 a.m. at
Bradford Middle School. Plans
will be finalized for a back-to-
school activity that will include

the distribution of a pamphlet
that highlights how to make the
middle school years successful
In addition, participants will
finalize plans for a Sunday, Aug.
21, sermon on what is needed to
be "a better human being."
For additional information,
please call BMS at 904-966-

Starke FCAT

Party Aug. 5
The FCAT party for Starke
Elementary School has been re-
scheduled to Friday,Aug. 5, from
6-7:30 p.m. The party is for all
Starke Elementary students who
scored Level 3 or above on the

4-H presents


sports camp
The Bradford County 4-H
program will be offering a 4-H
Shooting Sports Day Camp for
youth 11-17 years old Aug. 15-
18. Youth will receive hunter

certification, natural resources shop for groceries for a week or
education with venomous snakes knock out a crossword puzzle a
and wildlife tracks. Youth will blood donor can save a life.
also receive training in range and Visit the bloodmobile near the
firearm safety. fire station in Lawtey on Satur-
Youth interested in participat- day, July 23. Blood drive hours
ing, please call 904-966-6224. are between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
There are limited seats avail- The bloodmobile will be at
able. The day camp is sponsored Walmart on U.S. 301 in Starke
through a grant with Friends of on Friday, July 29, and Saturday,
NRA and the Bradford County July 30. Blood drive hours are
4-H Foundation. between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. each
Summertime Roll up your sleeve this sum-
mer. LifeSouth really needs your
is the time to help. Donors must be 17 or old-
b o. er, or 16 with parental consent,
give blood weigh a minimum of 110 pounds
The next time you climb into and be in good health. A photo
your car in the afternoon and the ID is also required. Sixteen-year-
seats and the steering wheel are old donors must have signed pa-
just slightly cooler than a fully- rental consent.
fired charcoal grill, think of it as All who donate will receive
a reminder that it's a good time a recognition item and a com-
to donate blood. plimentary cholesterol screen-
Summer, when school is out ing. Hot dogs and soda will be
and families hit the road for va- served. For more information

cations, is a time when donors are
in short supply, but the need for
blood is as strong as ever. If it's
been a while since you donated,
there's no better time than now.
In about the time it would take to

about becoming a donor or about
blood drives in .your area, call
LifeSouth at 888-795-2707 or
LifeSouth is the sole blood
supplier for 39 medical facili-

ties in 17 counties in North Cen-
tral Florida including Shands at
UF, the VA Medical Center, and
North Florida Regional Medical
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volunteer blood center supplying
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Class of '01
planning reunion
The Bradford High School
Class of 2001 is planning a re-
union on Sept. 10 with a family,
lake day at Camp Blanding and.
formal reunion later that evening.
Dues-$50 per person, $100 per
couple-must be paid by July 29.
After that, dues increase to $60
and $120, with the final deadline
being Aug. 12.
Send payments to Class of
2001 Reunion, 8949 S.W. 113
Ave., Lake Butler, FL 32054. No
personal checks will be accepted.
Make sure money order or ca-
shier's check includes full name
of class member and their guest,
plus contact information.
Payments may also be dropped
off to Cutt'n Up at 525 W. Madi-
son St. in Starke.


Pursuant to the Florida Self Storage
Facility Act Statutes (Section 83.801--
83.809), Allen's Attic Mini Storage
will hold a public auction on Friday,
July 29, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at 527
S. Water Street, Starke, Florida. The
following storage units containing
personal items will be auctioned off to
the highest bidder.
Unit #5: M. Lovell
Unit #Office A: A. Mosley
Unit #18: W. Wisham
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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.
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 I
hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771;
if you are voice impaired, call (800) I
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and
correct copy of the foregoing Notice
of Filing was mailed to all the parties
in the attached mailing list.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court this 241h day of June, 2011.

FLORIDA As Deputy Clerk
CASE NO. 04-2011-CA-000085 Marinosci Law Group, P.A.
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA; 100 W. Cypress Creek Road,
Plaintiff, Suite 1045
vs. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33060.
DARYN S. GAY, IF LIVING AND .7/14 2tchg 7/21-BCT
OTHER CLAIMANTS; BANK OF Administrative Complaint has been
AMERICA, NA; AND'UNKNOWN filed against you seeking to revoke
THE PROPERTY accordance with Section 943.1395,
Defendants FS., and any rules promulgated
NOTICE OF ACTION thereunder.
To the following Defendant(s): You are required to serve a written
DARYN S. GAY copy of your intent to request a
Last Known Address hearing pursuant to Section 120.57,
2353 240t1 Way, NW F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM
Lawtey, FL 32058 DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF Professionalism Program, Florida
DARYN S. GAY Department of Law Enforcement, P.
Last Known Address 0. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida
2353 2401 Way, NW 32302-1489, on or before September
Lawtey, FL 32058 14, 2011. Failure to do so will result in
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action a default being entered against you to
for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the Revoke said certification pursuant to
following described property: Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 118-
WEST 500 FEET OF LOT 15 Dated: July 14, 2011 .
OF WOODLAWN, SECTION 15 Ernest W. George
17 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF By: -s- Cliff Chitwood, Division
FL 32058 On January 7, 1991, the Board of
has been filed against you and you County Commissioners of Bradford
are required to serve a copy of your County, Florida adopted Ordinance
written defenses, if any, to it, on. No. 90-11, which established the
Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney policy of the County to promote
for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 equal opportunity to obtain adequate
W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, .housing by all persons, regardless
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or of race, color, religion, sex, familial
before August 3, 2011, a date which status, handicap, or national origin.
is within thirty (30) days after the This ordinance is available for
first publication of this Notice in the public inspection at the Office of the
BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH Community Development Director
and file the original with the Clerk of located at 925-E North Temple
this Court either before service on Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091,
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately Monday through Friday between the
thereafter, otherwise a default will hours of 8:00 A.M..and 5:00 P.M.
be entered against you for the relief Any aggrieved person may file a
demanded in the complaint. complaint of a housing discrimination
This notice is provided pursuant to act with the:
Administrative Order No. 2.065. Florida Commission on Human

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Tallahassee, Florida 32303-4149
Toll-free Telephone:
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Urban Development
451 Seventh Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20410
Toll-free Telephone:
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locally, you may contact Angela
Cooper, Community Development
Director, or telephone (904) 966-
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pursuant to Sections 163.3161
through 163.3215, Florida Statutes,
as amended, and the Bradford County
Land Development Regulations, as
amended, hereinafter referred to as
the Land Development Regulations,
objections, recommendations
and comments concerning the
amendment, as described below, will
be heard by the Planning and Zoning
Board of Bradford County, Florida,
serving. also as the Local Planning .
Agency of Bradford County, Florida,
at a public hearing on August 1, 2011
at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as
the matter can be heard, in the County
Commission Meeting-Room, County
Courthouse located at 945 North
Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida.
S 110615 A, an application by George
W. Stewart and Judi A. Stewart, to
amend the Future Land Use Plan
Map of the, Comprehensive Plan
by changing the future land use
classification from AGRICULTURE-2
(less than or equal to 1 dwelling
unit per 5 acres, except as provided
n Policy 1.2.2) to INDUSTRIAL on
property described, as follows:
A parcel of land lying within Section
36, Township 8 South, Range 22 East,
Bradford County, Florida. Being more
particularly described, as follows:
Commence at the intersection of the
South right-of-way line of Speedville
Road (Southeast 31st Street) and the
Westerly right-of-way line of State1
Road 21; thence North 89009'19"
West, along the South/ right-of-
way line of said Speedville Road
(Southeast 31 st Street), 455.27 feet to
the Point of Beginning; thence South r
04004'14" East 395.60 feet; thence
South 8135'51" West 246.25 feet;

thence North 08002'32" West 438.98
feet to the South right-of-way line of
said Speedville Road (Southeast 31st
Street); thence South 89009'19" East,
along the South right-of-way line of
said Speedville Road (Southeast
31st Street) 276.97 feet to the Point
of Beginning.
Containing 2.49 acres, more or less.
The public hearing may be continued
to one or more future date. Any
interested party shall be advised
that the date, time and place of any
continuation of the public hearing
shall be announced during the
public hearing and that no further
notice concerning the matter will be
published, unless said continuation
exceeds six calendar weeks from the
date of the above referenced public
At the aforementioned public hearing,
all interested parties may appear
to be heard with respect to the
Copies of the amendment are
available for public inspection at
the Office of the Director of Zoning,
Planning and Building located at 945
North Temple Avenue, Courthouse
North Wing, Starke, Florida, during
regular business hours.
All persons are advised that if they
decide to appeal any decision made
at the above referenced public
hearing, they will need a record of
the proceedings, and that, for such
purpose, they may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceedings
is made, which record, includes the
testimony, and evidence, upon which
the appeal is to be based.
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FloridaWorks will hold a meeting
at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 251',
at CIED Center, 503 W. University
Ave.,.Gainesville, FL. Please contact
Celia Chapman at 352-244-5148 with
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The North Florida Broadband
Authority ("NFBA") announces a
public, meeting to which all interested
persons are invited. The NFBA
is a legal entity and public body
created pursuant to the provisions
of Section 163.01, Florida Statutes,
and an Interlocal Agreement among:
Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist,
Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy,
Madison, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor,
Union and Wakulla Counties and
municipalities of Cedar Key, Cross
City, Lake City, Live Oak, Monticello,
Perry, White Springs and Worthington
Springs, Florida. The special
meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at the
Suwannee River Water Management

District, Suwannee Room, 9225
County Road 49, Live Oak, Florida
32060. The meeting agenda will be
posted to the NFBA website www. at least 48 hours prior to
the scheduled meeting. The NFBA
Board will address general operating
issues of the NFBA. If a person
decides to appeal any decision made
by the NFBA with respect to any
matter considered at the meeting,
such person will need a record of the
proceedings and mayneed to ensure
that a verbatim record is made,
including the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be made.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons
needing special accommodations
or an interpreter to participate in
this proceeding, or if you have any
questions regarding this meeting,
please contact the Clerk to the NFBA
Board at (877) 552-3482, at least two
business days prior to the date of the
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LLC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of
Lien and intent to sell these vehicles
on 08/08/2011, 10:00 a.m. at 18536
US Hwy 301 N, STARKE, FL 32091-
0314, pursuant to subsectioit 713.78
of the Florida Statutes. SPRATLIN
reserves the right to accept or reject
any and/or all bids.

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Pursuant to the Florida Self Storage
Act Statutes Sec. 83.801-83.809;"
NOTICE: A Public Auction will be held
on July 30, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at C &
C Mini Storage, 1670 S. Walnut Street,
Hwy 301 South in Starke, Florida.
The following units will be sold to the
highest bidder, and continuing day to
day thereafter until sold.
1-42 C. Prevatt
02-03A M. Sheldon.
1-64 L. Griffis
1-76 L. Griffis
2-15 R.Johnson
2-38 L. Miller
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Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida
Statutes, notice is hereby given that
'the undersigned, Wendy A. Wright,
PO Box 241, Starke, FL 32091, sole
owner, doing business under the firm.
name of: The Wright Cut, 393 North
Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091,
intends to register said fictitious name
under the aforesaid statute. Dated
this 131' day of July, 2011, in Bradford
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64A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, July 21, 2011

Continued from page 4A

raids tool shed
Elizabeth Campbell Melton.
52. was sentenced to s cien da\s
in jail and 18 months probation
after pleading no contest to petit
theft and burglar\ of a structure.
According to a police report.
on Max 20. a West Brow nIce
Street resident saxw Melton exit-
ing the homeow ner's shed carry-
ing a pink blanket that appeared
to contain other items. The v ictim
confronted Melton. who often re-
sided next door to the victim as
a guest. Melton denied taking
anything from the structure. The
homeowner called police.
Officer Kelli McMahan ques-
tioned Melton about the inci-
dent, and the accused admitted
to entering the shed, thinking
the outbuilding belonged to her
host rather than the victim. After
further questioning, Melton ad-
mitted to taking the pink blanket
from the shed. Later she admitted
to grabbing a collectible Crown
Royal bottle from the structure
"because it was pretty."
After more prodding, Melton
returned all the items she claimed
she took from the shed, which
included a bag of'ant killer, a
box of nails and a bag of Mira-
cle Grow fertilizer. The victim.
claimed that a second Crown
Royal bottle, valued at $50 was
still missing.

shoplifter takes
a bathroom
Sebiena Julia Oralls, 36, was
sentenced to 90 days in jail after
pleading no contest to petit theft.
According to court papers, on
June 14- a manager at Starke's
Wal-greens told police she saw
Oralls, who was wearing a pink
backpack, take several items off
the store's shelves, but when ap-
proaching the cash register, she
was carrying only a. soft drink.
.The supervisor asked the shop-
"per if she was ready to check out,
to which Oralls replied that she
was. The manager then asked a
Walgreens associate to pull' the
store's video.
When Oralls overheard the
boss's instructions to her sub-
ordinate, the shopper halted the
checkout, telling the manager
that she needed to go to the bath-
room, and that she would be
right back. The manager then ob-
served Oralls duck behind a dis-
play, empty her pink backpack of
several makeup items, then bolt
out the front door. The supervi-
sor followed Oralls to the. rear

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American Legion Post 56. locat-
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The post opens at 6 p.m.; early
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play. A nonsmoking section is

of the store, and saw the woman
\ith the pink backpack enter a
Call Street business.
Officer John Riles wrote in a
report that after he interviewed
the manager. Oralls admitted to
taking the makeup items from
the store shelves. The items had
a retail \alue of $50.56.

Cashiers cited
for selling
alcohol to
underage buyer
Heather A. Qualley, 21. and
Nanc\ C. Sibley. 50. were each
ordered to pay a $50 fine after
pleading no contest to serving or
selling an intoxicating beverage
to a minor.
According to court papers, on
June 4, agents from the Gaines-
ville office of the Florida Divi-
sion of Alcoholic Beverages and
Tobacco conducted compliance
checks in Bradford County. As
part of the operation, agents sent
an 18-year-old investigative aide
into retailers to attempt to pur-
chase alcoholic beverages.
At Starke's Discount Bever-
ages. located at, 401 Brownlee
St.. the aide retrieved a Sparks
Blackberry malt beverage and
took it to the front counter. Ac-
cording to a report, Qualley, af-
ter being prompted by the store's
owner, did ask for the 18-year-
old's identification, but did not
ask the age of the purchaser and
proceeded with the $2 sale, even
though the buyer was underage.
At the Island Food Store, lo-
"cated at the corner of S.R. 100
and U.S. 301, the 18-year-old
took two bottles of Mike's Hard
Lemonade to the front counter.
There, Sibley asked the aide for
identification but did not ask the
age of the purchaser and proceed-
ed with the sale, even though the
buyer was underage.

Brooker man
pulls knife
on cousin
Charlie Willis Griner III, 19,
was sentenced to 18 months pro-
bation and ordered to undergo'
anger management 'counseling
after pleading no.contest to ag-
gravated assaultwith ,a deadly
Griner's plea was finalized on
July 18, 'minutes before jury se-
lection was to take place for his
trial. According to court papers,
Griner and his cousin got info an
argument about taking Griner's
grandmother into town. The de-.
bate turned physical, with the
cotisin grabbing Griner by the
throat and Griner picking up a
The defendant claimed he
brandished the weapon to defend
himself against his cousin.

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gion Post is an alcohol-free en-
~Love your library~

New tobacco warning labels approved

The FDA has issued its final
regulations on the warning la-
bels for tobacco products and
unveiled the final nine graphic
health images that will cover the
top 50 percent of front and rear
panels of cigarette packs sold in
the United States. FDA selected
the images after reviews of sci-,
entific literature, best,practices
from other countries, public
comments and results from an
18.000-person study.
In 2009. the Family Smoking
Prevention and Tobacco Control
Act became law. This legislation
granted the U.S. Food-and Drug
Administration the authority to
regulate advertising, 'marketing
and production of to-
bacco products in the
United States. The .
act also required that 1
all cigarette packages
and advertisements
carry large, visible
health warnings and
today's ruling final-
izes exactly how this
requirement will be
carried out.
"The Florida De- gar
apartment of Health
is encouraged by
FDA's new warning labels and
graphics, as these factors are
likely to play a positive role in
decreasing Florida's smoking
rate. Each image illustrates the
dangers and consequences asso-
ciated with smoking and we hope
they will deter young people
from smoking and strengthen the '
will of those who are attempting
to quit," said State Surgeon Gen-
eral H. Frank Farmer
. Florida's current adult smok-
ing rate is 17.1 percent and the.
Florida Department of Health's
Bureau of Tobacco Prevention is

working tirelessly to continue to
drive down the smoking preva-
lence in the state.
The most effective way to quit
smoking is to talk to a health-
care provider or seek help from a
qualified quit coach to help make
a personalized plan. Prescription
medication and nicotine replace-
ment therapies such as the patch.
gum and lozenges have also
been proven effective as part of a
comprehensive quit plan.
Florida tobacco users have ac-
cess to free and convenient help
in quitting. Tobacco Free offers
a number of resources to help to-
bacco users quit such as:
Phone: Call the Florida

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with a quit coach '
who will help assess
addiction and help
create a personalized .
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the FloridaQuitline's
online program Cl. A Cigarettes
which helps create ,
a unique Web-based
quit plan, visit www. cal AHEC nr-d ,1n up lor ,u1 Smoking Now group classes.
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B Section Thursday, July 21, .2011 FEATURES

College for Kids: summer

school of a different sort

Regional News/Sports Editor
Mikey LaFollette could be at
home in bed when the day
breaks and people are making
their way to work, and who
could blame him? Many adults
would probably want to do the
same thing if they were in his
shoes-a child who does not
have to worry about school
since it's summer.
LaFollette, though, is
wrapping up a two-week
period in which he has woken
up and been at Santa Fe
College at approximately 8
a.m. to. participate in school of
a different sort.
This marks the ninth year
that the Santa Fe College
Andrews Center in Starke has
hosted College for Kids, a
program for rising sixth-10h'-
graders. For LaFollette, a
rising seventh-grader who is
one of 50 children attending
this year's program, it is his
second year of participation.
"It was really fun," he said
of last year's experience. ""I
only did the half-day (session)
last year. After it was all
done-after the two weeks-I
figured I was missing out, so I
did the whole-day (session)
College for Kids offers a
variety of courses for children
to choose from. In a sense, it is
school, and students do learn
different skills, but there is

also an emphasis on fun.
Students can get an
introduction, to speaking
Spanish, work on experiments
in a chemistry lab or pick up a
Nintendo Wii remote and show
off their moves while playing
"Just Dance." They can learn
to care for children in Baby-
Sitting Survival or learn to
care for our furry friends in Pet
"It's really fun because they
show you different things,"
said Rima Fares, a rising
eighth-grader who is in her

third year of taking College for
Kids. "It's a pretty good
Program coordinator Linda
Sheffield said the idea is to
present students with an array
of subjects from which they
will choose a schedule.
"It gives them a well-
rounded education," Sheffield
said. "That's what I like. It
opens them up to new worlds
of learning."
Maegan Crawford, who is a
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KHHS volleyball
camp to be held
July 27-29
Keystone Heights High
School volleyball coach
Belinda Phillips has
announced that a' youth
volleyball camp will be held at
the school Wednesday-Friday,
July 27-29, from 9 a.m. until
noon each day.
The camp is 6pen to girls in
grades 5-8. T-shirts and
awards will be given out..
The cost is $30 in advance
and $40 at the door.
Registration forms may be
obtained at the front office at
KHHS or via email.
To receive a form by email
or to learn more about the
camp in general., please email
Phillips at bsphillips@mail. or call 352-281-

The regular scheduled meeting of
the Bradford County Board of
County Commissioners is
scheduled for August 1, 2011 at
9:30 a.moff in the Commission
Meeting Room, North wing of the
Bradford County Courthouse, 945
N. Temple Ave.,7/21 Starke, FL A copy
of the agenda, with attachments,
may be obtained from the Bradford
County website or from
the office of the Bradford County
Manager in the North wing of the
Bradford County Courthouse.
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2B Telegraph, Times a Monitor B Section Thursday, July 21, 2011

Gissy Springs: childhood dream becomes reality

Jim Gissy was raised in
Starke with three brothers and
three sisters and is a graduate
of Bradford,High School. His
father, Joe, worked as a
- forester for Container
Corporation and was also a
writer for the Telegraph, while
his mother, Mary, worked in
the Bradford County school
system. The family played an
active role in St. Edward's
Catholic Church in Starke, and
Joe and Mary lived in Starke
until moving to the Rainbow
River area several years ago.
Permission to publish this
Story was granted by "Orlando
Home and Leisure," which
originally published the story
in July 2010..

Special to the Telegraph-
Jim Gissy recalls the day he
decided to become a
When he was a teenager, the
talkative country boy from the
rural north Florida town of
Starke joined his family on a
tubing expedition down the
spring-fed Ichetucknee River.
He was entranced by the
.crystal-clear waterway as it
sauntered around massive
limestone outcroppings and
through a pristine hardwood
hammock where whitetail deer.
His father,' Joe, a'forester,
explained that if you floated_

beyond the boundaries of the
Ichetucknee Springs State
Park, you'd glide down the
Santa Fe and Suwannee rivers
and ultimately find yourself in
the Gulf of Mexico.
"Then, just outside the
boundaries of the park, I saw a
sign," says Gissy, now 54 and
vice president of sales and
marketing for Orlando-based
Westgate Resorts, the largest
privately owned time-share
company in the world. "It said,
'Riverfront Lots, $30,000.' I
asked my dad, 'Can people
really own property on a
spring?' He said, 'Yeah, but
that kind of thing's only for
rich people.'
"Well, I decided then and
there that I had to get rich."
Gissy did just that. In 1984,
he joined David Siegel's
budding empire as a time-share
salesman. Using his
astonishing gift of gab and
innate good-old-boy charm, he
quickly became the company's
top closer. He rose through the
ranks, eventually supervising
some 2,500 salespeople and
becoming a trusted confidant
and right-hand man for the
hard-charging Siegel.
But Gissy was no longer.
content to simply snare a lot on
a spring-fed river. In 2006, he
bought and restored an entire
spring, hidden and forgotten
on a primeval tract of land near
Dunnellon, a town of fewer
than 2,000 tucked in the

southwest corner of Marion
Gissy Springs, as the site is
now known, is truly one of the
most unusual-many visitors
would say magical-pieces of
private property in the state.
Geologists estimate that
there are at least 720
freshwater springs in Florida.'
But most of them are owned
and maintained by the state as
tourist attractions and
recreational areas.
"This was a unique
situation," says Laura Vedral,
a staff biologist with Modica
and Associates, a Clermont-
based environmental
consulting firm that helped
Gissy navigate the permitting
process. "They uncovered a
real gem that also has great
ecological value."
Discovering a spring of
significant size is extremely
rare, says Vedral, who told
Gissy that she was "almost
brought to tears" while
kayaking along the run
connecting the Rainbow River
to the newly rejuvenated boil,
where vents on the white-sand
floor gush 72-degree water
from .deep in the Floridian
"This place is the single-
most important thing in my life
other than my family," says
Gissy, whd lives with: his wife,
Brenda, in an Italian-style
mansion between lakes Sheen
and Tibet Butler near
Windermere. The couple has
three grown children.
"It exceeds every dream I
ever had. If there's a fountain
of youth, I've found it here.
I'm telling you, this is like
holy water."
Gis'y: is a master- at
persuasion and prone to
hyperbole, but at Gissy
Springs, the loquacious
salesman isn't: selling
anything. He doesn't have to.
His enthusiasm for his
property seems as genuine and
well-founded as his grand
pronouncements about its
historical significance and

Jim Gissy is pictured with his family at Gissy, Springs. Pictured are: (front, I-r) Joe
and Mary Gissy, Denise Gissy Cahoon, Karen Gissy Johnson, Cindy Gissy
Merrilees, Michael Gissy, (back, I-r) Jim Gissy, Timmy Gissy and Donald Gissy.

even its mystical healing
Gissy had been a partner in a
real-estate development along-
the Rainbow River, a 5.7-mile-

long waterway that merges
with the Withlacoochee River
at Rainbow Springs State Park
near. Dunnellon. After he and
his partner sold. the 298-acre

tract, Gissy began searching
for a waterfront oasis of his
own, assisted by a Dunnellon
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Some College
for Kids
courses allow
students the
chance to put
their hands to
work. Here,
Logan Kilby
works on the
toolbox he
made in the

Continued from Page 1B

first-year participant taking the
half-day session, really didn't
know what to expect prior to
her first day, but soon
discovered the program was
something she enjoyed.
"It's school, and it's
summer, so I wasn't really sure
how it vwas going to go,"
Crawford said, "but I think I
might come back next year and
do the whole-day (session)."
Crawford, a rising seventh- -
grader, said she was looking
forward to the Just Dance class
the most. That has been the -
most enjoyable class, she said,
but added that Baby-Sitting
Survival has been enjoyable as
well as educational.
"I pretty much learned how
to keep kids occupied to where
I can keep them all right here
;.(by me) where I can see them,"
she said.
Web Page Design was the
class LaFollette was eager to
stake this year and has proven
to be the one he has enjoyed
the most.
S"You think it would be all
:-detailed, and you've got to
think really hard and spend
: hours' and hours and hours-
even at home-tot"do it, but it's
Fairly simple and. very fun,"'
LaFollette said on the first day
of the program's second week.
S"I've somewhat already made
mine. It's not published yet.
"When we're done, we get
to play Internet games, so,
- 'Yay!' It's awesome."
Pet Care has been a pleasant
surprise, LaFollette said. He
wasn't even going to take-the
class, but the caligraphy class
he wanted to take was dropped
from the schedule due to the
Slow number of children who
-wanted to take it.
"We made dog biscuits,"
LaFollette said. "They tasted
like pizza crust, so, yes, I tried
Edible goodies, but of the
human variety, appealed to
Fares the first two years she
took the program, which is
why she took the cooking class
Life on the Kitchen Trail.
"The first time, I went there
to kind of learn how to cook,"
she said. "The second time, I
went-there for the food.',
Fares said the class she has'
probably enjoyed the most this
year is Just Dance, but added
that Advanced Builders- has
been a pleasant -surprise. She
admitted she thought 1he class
would be boring.
"It's pretty fun because
you've got to put together tittle
wooden things to make
something, and you get to
build a little city," Fares said.
Though there is an emphasis
on fun, that doesn't mean
I ...

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College for Kids courses don't
. present challenges. One such
challenge for Fares involved
wandering around the outside
of the Andrews Center with a
plastic spoon in one hand and a
camera in the other as part of
the Make It Snappy
photography class. The goal-
take a random object as given
to her by teacher Brenda
Thornton and compose an
interesting photo with it.
"I take a lot of pictures,"
Fares said, "but taking pictures
of a spoon is kind of hard."
One of the more difficult
things Crawford said she had
done was the Cool Crafts class.
"We made these
masquerade, Magdi Gras
maks," Crawford said. "That
was kind of hard. I thought of
it in my head and knew what I
wanted, but i; ws harder to do
it than it was to think of it."
College for Kids projects
may not only be challenging,
but unique as well. Bradford
High School teacher Jim Love,
who teaches Leather I and
Leather II with his wife,
Arlette, said in an interview
last year he enjoyed being able
to teach students skills that
aren't taught in the public
school system, which has
abandoned "experimental"
courses to better meet state
"It gives them a chance to
see education as not always
being about books and tests,
and books and tests," Love
said in the July 22, 2010,
edition of the Telegraph-
Times-Monitor. "Education
isn't (like that), but sometimes
that's what the student thinks
of it as being."
So College for Kids students
are havirig their eyes opened to
such endeavors as stamping,
riveting and dying leather, and
putting their hands to use in
similar classes, such as
"We made a toolbox in
Woodworking," LaFollette
said. "We actually made -a
toolbox and stained it.
"It's different, but it's still
fun and enjoyable."
A testament to the fun and
enjoyment students have in
College for Kids is not just
demonstrated by the fact
students return to take the
program again, such as
LaFollette and .Fares, but by
the fact that teens are now
returning to. volunteer in the
program after they are no
longer eligible to enroll as
This year, former College
for Kids students Patricia
Carney, John Wesley
Gillenwaters and David Young
have returned to serve as
volunteers, while Hawthorne
See KIDS page 7B1

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Sue and Lynn Moss

Sue, Lynn Moss celebrate

40th wedding anniversary

Sue and Lynn Moss cele-
trated their 40th wedding anni-
versary on Saturday, July .9,
2011, with family and close
friends at the home of their son
and daughter-in-law. Sue and

Lynn were married on July 18,
1971, in Paw Paw, Mich. They
have two children, Daniel and
Gregory; and three grandchil-
dren, Ryan, Maya and Jenna.

Letters to the Editor

Lawtey needs
more police
Dear Editor:.
I have just learned .that the
city- of Hampton has five
l5olice cars protecting their
city. There are about 500
people living in Hampton so
that means .one car per
hundred. The part of 301 being
protected is just a ,waterrilnldi '
seed-splitting-distance long and .
a 'very narrow strip going west
from the' city. The flock is
really getting fleeced' there.
The barrel is really full on 301,
the shooting of the fish is very
easy, and the fish are soon iced
down. I don't know what the
fines are but the city is
probably tickled to have that
protection money.
Who would have thought
that a city some distance from
301 would be getting funds off
the highly traveled highway. I
know the city extended the city
limits to have police protection
for the convenience store, but I
scratch my head thinking, is
this really protection?
I hear that the citizens are
also being stopped in the, city
proper. If they are breaking the
law, that's good. Strangers that
pass through the city should be
on the lookout for the
increased protection.
Just think, if Highland fad a
police force, and Maxville'
would secede from the city of
Jacksonville and get its police
force, the whole strip of
Highway 301 from Maxville to
Waldo would be sewn. up, and.
the cities could live high on the
hog and happily ever after.
By the way, I saw a Lawtey
police car parked behind the
*school fence running radar just
west of the honey hole. It's
hard to see the car# since the
fence is blocking the view of
the motorist. Watch out if you
are traveling south..
:,.Speaking of the city of'
Lawtey, at my last council
meeting in January, I made a
motion for Sheriff Gordon
Smith to present the city of_
Lawtey a proposal to provide
police protection and services
to the city. This motion passed
and contact with the sheriff
was made. This is now July,
and the sheriff hasn't
During the campaign, the
sheriff said he would like -for
the cities to consolidate and
receive the services of the
sheriff's office. The city of
Brooker accepted, and the city
of Starke bowed out. Since
Lawtey hasn't heard from the
sheriff, no one knows what he
has in mind or where he
In the Bradford County
Telegraph after Lawtey's
meeting, Sheriff Smith stated
that he and Lawtey Police
Chief Butch Jordan were
friends. Does this mean that
their friendship is standing in
the way of a proposal? I
certainly hope not. You can't

let friendship dictate policy.
The proposal would be to the
city, not .the police chief. The
city council has the power and
leadership to lead the city to
the best of its ability, even the
power to dissolve *the police
department. Of course, to
dissolve the police chief, that
would .have to be voted on by
the' people to amend the
charter. I 'really hope the
sheriff, in his busy position,
takes time to present the
proposal tO the city:' .
Again, this is my opinion,
and* I thank the U.S.
Constitution for this freedom.
Wayne Mqssey

See page 5B for
more letters to
Sthe editor

will be provided, along with a
photographer, heavy finger
foods and a cash bar.
Business/casual attire is
Cost is $50 per person or
$100 per couple if paid by July
29. After July 29, the cost is
$60 per person or $120 per
couple. The final day to pay is

S Daniel Hallisey III and
Amy Greene

Greene, Hallisey

to wed July 23
Ms. Donna Greene of Starke
is proud to announce the
upcoming marriage. of her
daughter, Amy Christina
Greene, to Daniel Thomas
Hallisey Ill, son of Daniel and
Beverly Hallisey Jr. of
The bride-elect, also the
daughter of the late Bryan
-Greene, is a graduate of the
University of Florida and is
employed by the Bradford
County School Board. The
groom-elect is employed by
North Florida Shipyard in
The wedding will take place
on Saturday, July 23. Formal
invitations have been sent.

BHS Class of
2001 plans
10-year reunion
The Bradford High. School
Class of 2001 will hold a
reunion on Saturday, Sept. 10,
at Camp Blanding.
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will
be Lake Day at the picnic area
for graduates and their
families. Bring your own
drinks and food, boats and jet
skis welcome.
The formal reunion for
adults only will be from 7-11
p.m. at the officer's club at
Camp Blanding. Entertainment

Aug. 12.
Payment can be sent to:
Class of 2001 Reunion, 8949
S* 113th Ave. Lake Butler,
FL 32054. Payment must be a
money order or cashier's
check, no checks accepted.
Please include full name and
guest name (if female include
maiden name) and include

contact information for
confirmation of payment.
Payment (including dash)
can also be delivered to
Georgia Reddish at Cutt'N Up
at 525 W. Madison St. in
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Thursday, July 21,-2011 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section SB

Letters to the Editor

I Crime & Punishment

Letter of thanks
Dear Editor:
After 22 years, it's still
difficult to express what's in
our hearts about our son,
Jason. But with heartfelt
gratitude, we \vould like to
thank the Union County Times
for the coverage on the July 4
car show, Tammy Wilkerson
for 'the article she did
acknowledging our son's
truck, and the Rotary Club for
hosting the car show. Also, we
would like to thank the ones
who voted for our truck to win.
We'are proud of the truck, the
July 4 win, and proud to say
the Lord blessed us with being*
the parents to Jason, if only for
a short time. Again, thanks..
Terry and Sherry Langford
High Springs

Join our local
tea party
Dear Editor:-
For the last 100 years,
progressives have worked to
inflict great harm on our
Constitution while we, the
people, lived our comfortable
lives. Progressives have been
busy weakening our founding
framework. God. has been
purged from our schools,. and
our 'morals have been
weakening. Government has
been gradually taking more
and more rights away from us
while we slept.
The federal 'government was-
never supposed to be as big
and powerful as it has, become.
It got that .way. -because
progressives knew they had to.
make us.more dependent on
government. What Obama has
done is expand and bloat the
federal government until, like
a leech, it needs more and
more of your money to
survive. Now 'we find
ourselves nearly $15.trillion in
debt with nearly $100 million
in unfunded mandates. Do we
really-think the good fairy will
come along and fix
everything? Not hardly.

Instead. our grandchildren will
spend their lives in debt paying
for a bloated government that
wants to be all things to all
people. That's a blueprint for
disaster. We are better than
this. As Americans. we can
overcome all, but first we must
stop the endless government
We must all unite and fight
to reduce our bloated and
corrupt government. We must
not be silent. We surround
them. We must not let a
minority of government
.progressives destroy our
beloved nation. Many have
given their lives fighting for
our freedoms, so let us not
throw that away. We need to
be on the side of God, and He
will, in return, be on our side.
"Our nation was founded with'
Christian values. Our founding
documents. say freedom of
religion, not .freedom from
religion. Progressives don't
want you to know the truth
about American" history
because they want to radically
change America. It is
important for us all to revisit
our founding documents 'and
relearn the history that is our
very foundation. Without a
foundation, all will crumble.'
We are at a crossroad. We
must choose the right road to
learn the truth. Do not fall'for
the corruption in
. Washington-it runs deep. It's
our duty to speak out. Together
we can overcome all. Don't
accept the lies some would tell'
you about the tea party. Come
visit our local tea party group
and learn for yourselves that
we are good citizens who
believe in our Constitution and
hold it high.
Do .not be misled. Learn
what is true by reading and.
researching for. yourself. A
little research in these rough
times will help you begin to
unwind the chains of huge
government and its
propaganda arms in the news
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The' following individuals
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law enforcement officers in
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(Keystone Heights area)

Stephanie Lynn Brown, 28,
of Keystone Heights was
arrested July 17 by Starke
Police Department officers for
possession of a controlled
substance without prescription
and possession of narcotic
equipment. Bond was set at
$12,000 and she was released
on bond July 18.
Archie Donovon Damon, 23,
of Keystone Heights was
arrested July 15 by Bradford
County Sheriff's Office
deputies' for an out of county
.'warrant. Bond was set at
"$2,502 and he was released on
bbnd July 18.
Christopher Richard Diaz,
28, of Deltona was arrested
July 15' by SPD officers for
possession of marijuana, not
more than 20 grams. He was
released on July 16.
Melvin Ishmon Edwards, 46,
of Starke was arrested July 12
.by SPD officers for disorderly
intoxication and assualt on an
elected official or education
employee. Bond was set at
$6,000 and he was released on
' bond July 14.
Octavio Garcia-Sanchez, 29,
of Gainesville was arrested
July 13 by BCSO deputies for
driving while license
suspended. Bond was set at
$500 and .he was released on
bond on July 13.
Cynthia Louann'Gibson, 39,'
of Lawtey was arrested July 11
by BCSO deputies- for
violation of probation.

SR S-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)

Terrius Germaine Green, 19,
of Starke was arrested July 13
by BCSO deputies for
possession of cocaine, resisting
officer, and destroying
evidence. He was also charged
on two out of county warrants.
Bond was set at $22,276.
Shannon Conner Hallam, 28,
of Starke was arrested July 12
by SPD officers for trespassing
of a structure or conveyance.
She was released on July 12.

Doyle John Havard, 25, of
Starke' was arrested July 16 by
BCSO deputies for possession
of cocaine, possession of
narcotic equipment, and
violation of probation. Bond
was set at $12,000.
Donte Devray Howard, 18,.
of.Starke was arrested July 13
by SPD officers for felony
battery. Bond was set at
Lajames Lewis Jamison, 23,
9f Starke was arrested July 12
by BCSO deputies for an out
of county warrant. Bond was
set at $252 and he was released
on bond on July 12.
Ryan J Jennings, 26, of
Starke was arrested July 11 by
BCSO deputies. for battery.
Bond was set at $1,000 and he
was .released on bond'on July
Jarvis ,Le'ron Johnson, 22,
of Jasper was arrested July 11
by BCSO deputies for reckless
driving, flee attempt to elude
law enforcement, and driving
while license suspended. He
was released on July 14.
Cheri Lynn Keen, 53, of
Williston, was arrested July 16
by BCSO deputies for
smuggling contraband into a
prison. She was released on
July 17.
Vernell Sanders Knight, 51',
of Starke was arrested July .15
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suspended habitual offender.
Bond was set at $15,000.
Paul Andrew McCloud, 42,
of Starke was arrested July 15
by BCSO deputies for out of
county warrant. Bond was set
at $336 and he was released on
bond on July 15.
Chad Everette Mckenzie, 34,
of Starke was'arrested July 14
by BCSO deputies for
disorderly intoxication. Bond
was set at $1,000 and he was
released on bond on July 14.
Christi Lynn Nipper, 40, of
Brooker was arrested July 12
by SPD officers for retail theft.
She was released on July 12.
Carolyn Padgett, 56, of
Starke was arrested July 12 by
SPD officers for trespassing,
'She was released on July 13.
Mikail Adrian Quintero, 33,
of Deltona was arrested July
15 by SPD officers for
possession of marijuana not
more than 20 grams. He was
released on July 16.
Nicholas Joseph Renaud, 32,
.of Keystone Heights was
arrested July 13 by BCSO
deputies f6r violation of
Rayon Clifton Rhodes, 33,
of Green Cove Springs was'
arrested July 12 by BCSO
deputies for two out of county
warrants.' Bondd was set, at
$10,003, and he was released
on bond on July 12.
Randell Deavan Risby, 23,
of Starke was arrested July 13
by BCSO -deputies; for
possession of cocaine. and
destroying evidence. Bond was
set at $20,000 and he was
released on bond on July 14.
Quandrell Xavier Steele, 18,
of Starke was arrested July 12
by BCSO deputies for battery.'
He was released on July 17,

Keith Stanley Varnum, 35,
of Hampton was arrested by
BCSO deputies on July 13 ,for
battery. Bond was set at
$1,000 and he wias released on
bond on July 14.

Marsha Marie Wilkerson,
33, of Starke was arrested July
15 by BCSO deputies for
cruelty toward a child. Bond
was set at $1,000 and she was
released on bond on July 16.,

Tiffanny Dawn Wilkerson,
19, of Lawtey wa$s arrested
July 16 by BCSO deputies for
possession of marijuana not
more than 20 grams. She was"

released on July 16.
Elizabeth Marion Woodrdff,
30, of Lake Butler was arrested
July 12 by BCSO deputies for
six counts of possession of
drugs controlled substances
without prescription. Bond was
set at $21,000.
Michael Wright, 24, of
Hampton was arrested July 12
by BCSO deputies for driving
while license suspended.
Jerry Hutchison, 39, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
July 12 by Clay County
Sheriff's Office deputies for
violation .of probation and
carrying a concealed firearm.
Jamie Abbott, 42, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
Uily 13 by CCSO deputies for
domestic battery.
Colton Doty-O'Kelly, 20, of
Melrose was arrested July 13'
by CCSO deputies f'r
Phillip Spain, 37, cf
Keystone Heigths was arrested-
July 13 by CCSO deputies for
failure to appear in court.
John Bennett, 22, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
July 1.4 by CCSO deputies f6r
possession of controlled
substance without prescription,
possession and use of drug
paraphernalia, resisting
without violence, and
Matthew Kirk, 24, of
.Keystone Heights was arrested
July 14 by CCSO deputies for
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substance without prescription;
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Preston Roundtree, 21, of
Keystone Heights. was arrested
July 14 by CCSO deputies for
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substance without a
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and use of drug paraphernalia..
Michael Williams, 23, of
Keystone Heights was arrested'
July 14 by" CCSO deputies for.
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and possession and use of drug
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charged with violation of
probation robbery.
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of Worthington. Springs was
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counts of fraud, insufficient
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Shannon Britton Miley, 24,
of Lake Butler was arrested
July 11 by UCSO deputies for
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Worthington Springs. Miley
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6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 21, 2011

j Obituaries 1--31

'Tim' Coleman
Timoth) "Tim" Daniel Coleman,
32, of Ke\stone Heights, died on
Thursday\ .lul\ 14, 2011, at the
York, Pennsylvania hospital
following a brief illness. He was
born in Beverly, Mass., and was
an artist.
He attended Friendship Bible
Church in Keystone Heights, and
had been elected the 10"' best pen
and ink artist in the world.
He is survived by: his parents,
the Rev. Paul and Lynn Coleman;
and his brother, Jonathan
(Jacqueline) Coleman, all of
Keystone Heights; a sister, Sarah
(William) Buttermore of
Hormestead; maternal
grandparents, Ronald and Eleanor
Putnam of Springhill; and paternal
grandparents, the Rev. David and
Audrey Coleman of Keystone
A memorial service was held on
July 20 in Friendship Bible
Church. In lieu of flowers, the
family is requesting donations be
made through the Friendship Bible
Church toward the scholarship
fund for kids to attend summer
camp. Arrangements are under the
care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral
Home of Keystone Heights.

Lois Cone
Anderson Raulerson Cone, 92, of
New Ellenton, S.C., died Monday,
Jul 18, 2011, at the Aiken
Regional Medical Center after an
exqtnded illness.
She was born in Raiford to the
late George W. Anderson and
Carrie Conner. She was a
hoiiiemaker and a member of First
United Methodist Church in
Rajford. She was preceded in
death by seven sisters.
She is survived by: her son, Bill
(Peggy) Raulerson of New
Ellenton, S.C.; six grandchildren
and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on
Thursday, July 21, at I1 a.m. in
the': chapel of Archer Funeral
Home of Lake Butler. The family
will'receive friends at the funeral
home from 10-11 a.m. The Rev.
Charlie Palmer will conduct' the
services. Burial will .follow in
Conner Cemetery under the care
of Archer Funeral Hohie of Lake

Agnas Johns
Dugger Johns, 96, of Lake Butler,
died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at
Windsor Manor Care Center in
.;Statl'e after an extended illness.
She was born in Baker County,
but she and her late husband,
Claude Johns, made their home in
Lake Butler after he retired from
Union Correctional Institution in
Raiford where they had lived for
many years. She was a member of.
First United Methodist Church of
Lake Butler. She was preceded in
death by a son, Dr. Claude
Jackson Johns Jr.
She is survived by: her son,
Kenneth (Shirley) Johns of
Raiford; a daughter-in-law, Rachel
Johns of Fernandina Beach; a
sister, Irene Parrish of St. George,
Ga.; six grandchildren, six great-
grandchildren and one great-great-

Funeral services were held on
July 15 in the chapel at Archer
Funeral Home of Lakt Butler with
the Rev. Earle Prevatt officiating.
Burial followed in Dekle
Cemetery in Lake Butler under the
care of Archer Funeral Home.

Nona Jones
MELROSE-Nona Vasiliou
Jones, 93, of Melrose, died
Monday, July 18, 2011, at North
Florida Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Jones was born on April 8,
1918, in Tarpon Springs to the late
Leonidas and Edward Louella
Morton Vasiliou and was a
longtime resident of Bradford
County. She was a retired nurse
and was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by: her son,
Gareth F. Jones of Melrose; a
daughter, Marcia Sherwood of
Florence, Ariz.; 'six grandchildren
and many great-grandchildren.
Memorial services and
interment will be private at a later
date. Arrangements are by Jones-
Gallagher Funeral Home of
Starke. Online condolences may
be left at www.jonesgallagherfh.

Jewell Joyner
STARKE-Jewell Reddish
Joyner, 87, of Starke, passed away
on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at
E.T. York Hospice House in
Mrs. Joyner was born '.in
Lawtey on April 17, 1924, to the
late James Marion Reddish and
Pearl Mabell Reddish. She had
been 'a lifelong resident of
Bradford County. She was a
member of Bayless Highway
Baptist Church and she retired in
1989 after 20 years of dedicated
" work for the City of Starke.
She was preceded in death by:
her husband of 33 years, Noel P.-
Joyner; her brother, James Marion
Reddish; her sister, Gladys Green;
her son-in-law, Leaton Morgan
III; her grandson, Leaton Morgan
IV; and her granddaughter,
Melissa M. White.
She is survived by: her
children, Ann and Travis' Woods,
and 'Janet and Dolph Reddish, all
of 'Starke, Glenna and Phillip
Suggs of .Keystofie Heights, and -
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Reddish Cantrell of Jacksonville;
her nine grandchildren, 25 great-
grandchildren, and her wonderful
caregiver for three months,
Prinadon Deese.
Funeral services were held on
July 16 at Archie Tanner Funeral
Services with Pastor Jeff Stading
officiating. Interment will be held
privately at Kingsley Lake
Cemetery. Arrangements are
under the care of Archie Tanner
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Laura Logan
Laura Jean Logan, 72, a longtime
resident of Keystone Heights, died
on Monday, July II1, 2011, at
Community Hospice in
Mrs. Logan was born in
Middletown, N.Y. on Feb. 3,
1939, to the late William and
Ethel Mayfield. Magar, and had
formerly worked as a monitor on
the handicapped bus for the Clay
County School District. She was
also a member of the First
Presbyterian Church of Starke.
She is survived by: her husband
of 52 years, James Logan; her
children, Ethel Pascall of
Cleveland, Ohio, Kathy (Jack)
Padgett of Palatka, James (Tami)
Logan Jr., Sherre (Adam) Logan,
James (Ann) Logan III, and Jackie
(Sunday) Padgett, all of Keystone
Heights, and Steven (Amanda)
Padgett of Lake Butler; her
siblings, Joyce (Tony) of Roanoke
Park, Calif., Ed (Jenny) Magar,
Carol (Bill) Milky, all of Howes,
N.Y., Ken (Ingrid) Magar of
Sussex, N.J., and Kay Corby of
Minnesota; four grandchildren,
and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held
on Saturday, July 23, at 11 a.m. in
the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home
chapel with the Rev. Dan Graham
officiating. In lieu of flowers, the
family is asking for donations to-
be made to Community Hospice
of Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL
32257. Arrangements are under
the care of Jones-Gallagher_
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Peggy Ann "Miss Peggy"
McClenney, 67, of* Keystone
Heights, died Saturday, July 16,
2011, at her residence.
Mrs. McClenney was born on
Aug. 24, 1943, in Princess Ann
County, Va., to the late Harold
and Cora Lee Barnes Netherland
and moved to Keystone Heights in
1979 from Virginia. She worked
for Wortens Chevron for 17 years
and later worked as a clerk for the
golf course.
She was preceded in death by:
her husband,. James "Mac"
McClenney Sr.; four brothers and
three sisters. She is survived by:
her sons, James A. "Chip"
(Bonnie) McClenney of Niagara
Falls, N.Y., and Steven E. (Dawn)
McClenney of Keystone Heights;
sisters, 'Margaret Mapp of Great
Bridge, Va. and Beverly Diggs of
Moyock, N.C.
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held on Friday, July 22, at the'
Jones-Gallagher Funeral Hdme,
located at 340 E. Walker Drive,
Keystone Heights, from 5-7 p.m.
Arrangements are by Jones-
Gallagher Funeral Home of
Keystone Heights. Online
condolences may be left aLt

Carol Pacey
Carol Mary Pacey, 84, of
Keystone Heights, died at her
home on Saturday, July 16, 2011,
following an extended illness.
Mrs. Pacey was born on Dec.
24, 1926, in Minneapolis, Minn.,
to the late Fredrick William and
Mary Adeline Murray Withrow. In
1976, Mrs. Pacey moved to
Keystone Heights from Longwood
and retired from Watson Realty as
a real estate broker.
She was preceded in death by:
her husband, James Leigh Pacey;
and her son, Robert Pacey. She is
survived by: her children, Leslie
Ann Vereb of Pittsburg, Pa.,
Patricia (Charles) Neinas of
Boulder, Co., Terry (Michael)
Kaiser of Atlanta, Ga., Mary
(Michael) Ward of Tega Cay,
S.C., James L. Pacey Jr. of
Washington, D.C., and Phillip
(Rose) Pacey of Morristown,
Tenn.; her siblings, Josie
Smederovac of Maple Grove,
Minn., Mary Hughes of Tampa,
Jim (Barbara) Withrow of

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There are no scheduled services
at this time. Burial will be at Ft.
Snelling National Cemetery in St.
Paul, Minn. In lieu of flowers, the
family is requesting that
contributions be made to Keystone
Heights Public Library, 175 Oriole
St., Keystone Heights, FL 32656.
Arrangements are under the care
of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home
of Keystone Heights.

Hazel Swindell
STARKE-Hazel Lee
Swindell, 79, of Starke; died on
Sunday, July 17, 2011, at her
niece's home following an
extended illness.
Mrs. Swindell was born on Dec.
6, 1931, in Starke to the late Eddie
Arthur and Ocie Thomas Green
and was a lifelong resident. She
was a homemaker and attended
Heilbron Springs Baptist Church.
She was. preceded in death by
her husband. She is survived by:
her niece and caregiver, Lorrie
Miller of Starke; and several
nieces and nephews.
Private memorial services will
be held at a later date.

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Gallagher Funeral Home of
Starke. Online condolences rtay
be left at www.jonesgallagherfh.

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community service hours.
Sheffield said it is rewarding
to see teenagers take two
weeks out of their summer to
do something for which they
don't get paid and which
benefits those-who are younger
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"They just really bless my
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actually cause me to try to do
my best to make this program
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It would appear that this
year's program already has
future volunteers in the
making. Crawford, Fares and
LaFollette all said they would
like to work with the program
after they are no. longer
eligible to enroll as students.
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Crawford said. "I still want to
be a part of it."
LaFollette is even thinking
that he'd enjoy doing more
than volunteering.
"What would really be cool
is if after I'm done being an
assistant, I can be a teacher,"
he said.
That's a prospect for down
the road. All three will be able
to enroll as students again, in
2012, and they are looking
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RIGHT: Atera Clark
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including those that
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Euphoria Stables'
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tention to make any such
preference, limitation or
discrimination." Familial
status includes children
under the age of 18 living
with parents or legal cus-
todians, pregnant women
and people securing cus-
tody of children under
18. This newspaper will -
not knowingly accept any
advertising for real estate
which is in violation of
the law Our readers
are hereby informed that
all dwellings advertised
in this newspaper are
available on an equal
opportunity basis To
complain of discrimina-
tion, call HUD toll-free at
1-800-669-9777. the toll-

free telephone number
for the hearing impaired
is 1-800-927-9275. For
further information call
Florida Commission on
Human Relations, Lisa'
Sutherland 850-488-7082
ext #1005.
August 6th 12 noon, 2358
NW CR.225A Lawtey.
Consignments welcome.
Cash only, for more infor-
mation call 904-591-4191.
AB#199, AU#429.
Motor Vehicles
& Accessories
up to $500. Free pick up,
running or not. Call 352-

Interior in great shape.
AC/heat, all electric.
Drives, but needs some
work, asking $3,500.
190Kmiles. Call 386-431-

Land For Sale
1 ACRE HIGH & dry, oak
trees, ready for home or
mobile home. Keystone
Heights area. Asking
$6,500. Call 904-631-
3.5 ACRES, asking $22,000
or 1.75 acres, asking
$12,500, high and dry,
cleared, ready for home
or mobile home Call
Marlena Palmer at Smith
& Smith Realty, 904-422-

Property (Rent,
Lease, Sale)
fessional Offices for rent,
$315 per month. Confer-
ence room, kitchen, utili-
ties and more provided
SPACE 3,000 sq. ft
$1,200 per month. Smith
& Smith Realty, 904-964-
Homes For Sale
BLOCK HOME for sale.
2,851 sq ft total. 1,650
sq. ft. heated 3BR/1.5BA.
glass/screjen enclosed
Florida re'om, front liv-
ing room, dining room
and family room with real
wood flooring, marble

3BR/2BA, 1402 s.f. Home
Heights. Stove,'refrigerator, di
fans, alarm system, central hea
$695 mthly. Deposit require
Contact owner Virgil L. Allison 9

fireplace and built in wood
shelves and cabinets; 2
car garage, utility room
in garage with W/D hook"
ups, 2 storage sheds;
large yard 1 acre whIli
multiple fruit trees, 1 rnll
east of hospital on CR
230 (Call Street), great
area for kids and recre-
ation, close to town ahd
shopping. $198K obo
call 352-494-7987 a6d
leavI, message View Ijy
appointment only
3BR/1BA HOME on 1 acre
CH/A, recently renovatepdl
front and back porche:
Hwy 231 close to RMe2
$62,000, Call 386-344-
1266 or 386-623-2746 ':
down take over pay-
ments No closing coft
if you qualify for VA 352-

at 7556 Bay St., Keystone
shwasher, fireplace, ceiling
3t & air. Recently remodeled.
d S3,000 (or equivalent

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Mobile Homes
"For Sale
^fEW 2012. 2 Bedroom
S $23,900 Includes set up.
country wood floors Call
Jared at 904-259-4663
3BR/2BA on halt acre
$55;000. 4BR/2BA on 1
acre, $69,900 remodeled.
Owner financing avail-
able. Call Jared or Greg.
at 904-259-4663.
WANTED I buy used single
& doublewide mobile
.homes. Call Greg at 904-
259-4663 or 904-591-
9873 anytime.
LUS, top quality Double-
wide, fenced big yard with
;-"3 double gates (big truck,
:boat, camper?) Keystone
Heights schools, $44K.
;Trade in your old single-
wide for down payment.

;5jL ROAD'S LEAD TO say-
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>.lachua, Fl. we sell new/
:'3sed, and repos. Call 1-
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Z'Sdwn land, we can help
:nKew and used land home
financing. Call Bruce at
guaranteed best deal on
i')ew and used mobile
r-jomes. We have financ-
i4ng. call Kyle at 386-418-
!2BA, $29,995, price in-
;' eludes delivery and set-
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2'X 80, 4 BEDROOM'S
super clean, new carpet,
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ered and set up $44,500.
*Call Bruce at 386-418-
HOME, delivered to your
lot $5,955. Call Ridge
t 13th .Street Homes
ciachua, Fl. Call 386-
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t-Zfel. and set up $47,500.
1a Kyle we finance, 13th
"Street Homes, Alachua,
o" T PRICES ON all Live
Oak Homes. 13th Street
Homes, Alachua, Don't
spend too much, call 386-

Southern Villas of
Starke Apts.
Move-in Special
f 2 BR HC & non-HC
apartments. Central '-as/ e-
eat, on-site laundry,
layground, private and
uiet atmosphere. Located
bn SR-16, 1001 Southern
illas Dr., Starke, FL or call
04-964-7295. TDDITTY
711. "This institution is an
.qual opportunity provider
and employer."

For Rent
HOME PARK, Keystone
Heights. For rent 2 and
3 bedrooms First month,
and security. Call Rick at
for rent at the Magnolia
Hotel. Both refrigerator
and microwave. Special
rates, by the month. Call
904-964-4303 for more
WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bedroom
MH, clean, close to prison.
Call 352-468-1323.
FREE' Nice, newly reno-
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homes in Starke/Lake
Butler. Deposit required.
Call 678-438-6828 or
RENT starting at $525
per month. Hidden Oaks,
Lake Butler. Call 386-
LADY to share expenses
in nice furnished home on
lake. Private apartment,
service animals only and
no smoking.references
required. $450-$675/mo.
plus deposit. Call for more
into. 352-473-7769.
MOBILE, on private land.
Fully furnished, incls. TV.
$365 w/ senior discount.
Cute little place ideal-one
person. Keystone HIs.
-352-473-5745. .
MOBILE HOME for rent. In
good condition. For more
information call, 904-964-
5006 or 904-422-8959.
3BR/1BA HOME on 1 acre.
.CH/A, recently renovated,
front and back porches..
Hwy. 231 close to RMC.
$700/mo. first last, secu-
ity. Call 386-344-1266 OR
4BR/1BA,completely re-
modeled, very quiet area.
$590/mo. plus deposit.
Call 904-364-8301.,
ment downtown Starke,
all utilities included. $650
per month. Call Joan at
904-964-4303. ,
3BR/2BA MH or) 1 acre,
close to town, $575/mo.
plus deposit. Call 352-
sec. deposit, $525. Lake
Geneva area. Call 352-

Sagp Cemetery Road.
$750 a month plus deposit
SR 100 Keystone. $700/
mo. 352-475-1571.
MH CH/A $550/Mo, first,
and last. Call 904-964-
2BR/1 BA. Near town on
separate lakes. Newly
renovated, rent as low as
$500/mo. maintenance
included. Call 352-473-
TRACTIVE! Convenient
location, split bedroom
2BR/2BA mobile home, Ig.
living area, CH/A,fenced
yard, private parking.
Annual lease available
subject to credit report.
$450/mo. $600 security
deposit. 352-258-3898.
MENT 224-A S. Thomp-
son St., near downtown.
$450/mo. plus deposit,
plus utilities. Call Mr.
Corbin at 904-562-0099.
Lake Community. Large
decks, laundry room, lake
access, 712 SE 72nd
.St. $575 per month plus
security. Call 352-21,6-
in quiet community, $395
per month with $300 se-
curity deposit. Call 352-
very quiet community.
$325 per month with $300
security deposit. Call 352-
3BR/1BA, w/ extra room
could be 4th BR,den/Flori-
da room. New tile kitchen,
dining, bath master, hard-
wood floors rest of house.
Freshly painted interior
& newer A/C unit. New
light fixtures, switches
and plugs. Yard is well
shaded and back yard
is fenced. $675/mo. first,
last,$ 500 deposit to move
in. Service animals only,
no smoking. 1206 W.
Bradford St. Please call
904-626-1193 for more
CH/A near UCI. & FSP,
$400/mo. $200 security.
Lawn maintenance, and
water included. 904-964-

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plus $600 deposit, Avail-
able August 1st. Call
between Lake Butler &
Raiford $300 deposit,
$750 per month. Call
904-305-8287 or 904-
water softner. $700/mo.,
first last, $200 deposit.
Call 904-364-9869. %
SWMH 2BR/1.5BA, Hamp-
ton area. $400/mo. first,
last, security 352-473-
8711 or 352-240-4080.

$600/mo. Call 904-964-
5393 anytime. or 904-
364-8092 after 3pm:
acres in Lawtey.$725/mo.
first, sec. 904-894-2041.
3BR/2BA DWMH. Large
covered deck. On paved
toad in Gasline Rd. area.
Service animals only.
$695 plus deposit, call
Chris at 352-278-2338.
Home located in private
dead end street just on
outskirts of city limits.
3BR/2BA newly reno-
vated: .Asking $93,000
or rent $700/mo. $ 300
security deposit. Call Jeff
at 352-538-1835 or John
at 352-745-0310.
BUTLER. Call 386-496-
2630. M-F from 8am.-
acres of land in Raiford.
$850/mo. $500/sec. Call
Mike at 904-626-5,721 or
2BR/1 BA, nice home. $450/
mo. $450 deposit. 352-
UPSTAIRS, 1BR apt. down
town Starke. $450/mo.
1 and last required. Call
904-964-4303 for addi-
tionat information.

Orangewood Apartments
801 South Water Street
Starke, FL 32091
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nas a FT teller position
available at our Starke
branch. Experience with
high volume cash han-
dling, maintaining cash
drawer, balancing, cross-
selling, and customer ser-
vice expertise is required.
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trans provided; trans &
subsistence expenses
reimb.; $9.12/hr; work
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named Grant Austin Waldman.
"Grant wanted to show me
some property on the
Withlacoochee," recalls Gissy.
"We were in his office, and I
said, 'Don't bother-that's
brown, dark water.' I wanted
something on the Rainbow
Waldman, who met Gissy
while working as associate
producer of Held for Ransom,
a low-budget Dennis Hopper
vehicle -filmed in part on
Westgate property, mentioned
that he had heard rumors of a
forgotten spring on private
property near the river. Gissy
was intrigued.
"It's like that music from
'The Twilight Zone' went off
in my head," he says. "I
wondered if this could be what
I'd been looking for since I
was a kid."
Waldman, along with
Gissy's brother' Michael and
nephew Kyle Cahoon, decided
, to find out if the mysterious
spring really existed. The Los
Angeles native, who would
eventually abandon his real-
estate career to act as caretaker
of Gissy .Springs, led the
makeshift expedition along the
Rainbow River.
.They eventually spotted
what appeared to be a small
tributary obscured beneath a
downed tree. Following its
length on foot, they hacked
their way through 2,100 feet of
dense vegetation before
stumbling upon a body of
water choked by sediment and
brush. -
"We thought it was a swamp
at first," says Waldman. "We
had to lift and move things
over, but we saw this
translucent water beneath."
They called Gissy, who told
Waldman to locate the owner
and to make an offer. The
asking price was $5 million.
Gissy offered $2.1 million
cash and within days had a
contract to buy 108 isolated
acres he had never even
visited. It wasn't his largest
real-estate transaction, but it
would prove to be his most
"The next week, 1 looked at
the property," Gissy' says. "I
had a 120-day cancellation
clause, so I knew I could get
out of it if I had to."
But he found that the spring,
though it was almost entirely
covered by several feet of
odorous slime, appeared
salvageable, and the primordial
setting exerted a powerful,
almost spiritual allure to him.
The deal was done, and the
dream was realized-but not
without a huge investment of
time, effort and money.
Following an arduous
permitting process that
involved both the Department
of Environmental Protection
and the Army Corps of
Engineers, Gissy hired crews
to haul and pump 1,500 yards
of sediment out of the woods
and into a pit. The work,
supervised by Gissy's brother
Donald revealed stunningly
clear, azure blue water with a
brilliant white-sand bottom.
In the muck, exoskeletons of
sea creatures were abundant,
dating from the days when the
state was covered by shallow

"When you think about it,
the whole history of the world
is in that pit," says Gissy.
That view was soon
reinforced when Donald came
across the massive skull of a
mastodon beneath about 15
feet of goo. Other bones were
discovered nearby, and
scientists from the University
of Florida identified them as
belonging to the huge, tusked
mammal,, thought to have
become extinct about 15,000
years ago.
Today, Gissy Springs is a
vision of shimmering water
where turtles and small fish
contentedly swim, surrounded
by wooden decks and
boardwalks with built-in
benches. A screened pavilion
provides storage and shelter.
Beyond the watery haven are
dense woods where black
panthers, bobcats and boars
have been spotted.
On a recent sweltering mid-
summer weekend, .Gissy
hosted about a dozen friends
and family, as well as a
handful of people that he

seemed not to know but
nonetheless welcomed
heartily. The affable owner
was hard-pressed to recall the
last time he spent any
significant time alone at his
remarkable getaway.
"My parents recently moved
to a home about 10 miles from
here," Gissy says. "So
sometimes after I visit them,
I'll stop by and stay a little
while, but I love having family
and friends over. On Memorial
Day, I had about 75 people
here. Everybody had a great \
He does recall a few
moments of solitude, courtesy
of the watery haven he worked
so hard to restore.
"When I swim to the bottom
of Gissy Springs and look at
Sthe pristine water coming out
of the blue hole, I feel like ]'m
looking at the umbilical cord
of God. The best words I can
use to describe the feeling you
get after swimming in these
waters is 'spiritual healing.'
You can feel it in your mind,
your body arid your soul."

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