Gilchrist County journal
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Title: Gilchrist County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Thetis F. Fisher
Place of Publication: Trenton Fla
Creation Date: March 8, 2007
Frequency: weekly
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FDOT Announces Resurfacing of

SR 26 from Trenton to Newberry

The Time Is Here
Don't Forget,

Your Clocks \
Ahead One Hour.

Sunday, March 11

The Florida Department of Trans-
portation announced Anderson-Co-
lumbia of Lake City beginning in
April will resurface the 13-mile sec-
tion of SR 26 from Trenton to U.S.
41 in Newberry. The $9 million proj-
ect is estimated to take the contractor
until the Spring 2008 to complete the

The Department of Transportation
reported the resurfacing project will
involve milling (removal of asphalt)
and resurfacing all travel lanes, turn
lanes and paved shoulders. There
are two layers of asphalt that will be
done to complete this project. There

will be widening of the entrances
from S.R. 26 to CR 319 at SE llth
St, CR 337, CR 337 North and South-
east 63rd Terrace in Gilchrist County
and 264th Street in Alachua County
and the replacement of Traffic and

(Continued on Page Eleven)

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Vol. 76 No. 46

Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393
gilchristjournal @ bellsouth.net

Trenton, Florida 32693 Thursday, March 8, 2007

Price 50O

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$20.00 A Year In Tri-County Area (Gilchrist,
Dixie & Levy Counties), $24.00 Other'Areas
Of Florida, $28.00 Out Of State

Sheriff Turner Takes His Budget

Appeal to the State Capital for

Public Hearing

The Grand and Reserve Champion Heifers were both exhibited by Gilchrist County students. From
left to right, Briana Bishop with her Reserved Champion Heifer and Josh Rose with his Grand Cham-
pion Heifer.

Gilchrist Youth Take Top Honors In

Suwannee River Fair Heifer Show
See Suwannee River Fair when Suwannee River Fair heifer division at The Florida State Fair.
Schedule on Page Eighteen judge Fred Rayfield of Adel, Georgia Briana Bishop of Flatwood Friends
by Cindy Jo Ayers congratulated Trenton Sr. FFA mem- 4-H in Gilchrist County took home
The Suwannee River Fair Grand ber Josh Rose. Josh was all smiles as the second place honors with her
and Reserve Chamion Heifers were he realized that his recent winning Reserve Champion Brahman heifer.
oh ehibit e b on peope from streak was still intact. Severalweeks Briana also did well at the Florida
both exhibited by-young people from .
Gilchrist County. The crowd cheered ago Josh Reserve Gran Champion State Fair with her heifer which was
mi showmanship in the Senior heifer (Continued on Page Five)

FDOT Presents A By-Pass, Traffic

Pairs And, A Four-Lane Through

Downtown Trenton

by Cindy Jo Ayers
Although the date of construction
for the widening of Highway 26 from
Newberry through Trenton to Fan-
ning Springs has not been set the four
lane project is in the planning stages
at this time. In the past couple of
years several hearings and planning
sessions and a Kick-Off Presenta-
tion in 2005 were held. The Citizen
Advisory Committees met from June
though December of 2006 and the
committee's recommendation for
possible routes through and around
Trenton were presented at a meeting
held on Thursday, March 1 at the Gil-
christ County Woman's Club in Tren-
ton. Nearly 100 citizens attended the
meeting and learned of the 4 possible
routes through and around Trenton.
The project cost is between $208.15
million to $467.04 million.
The first route presented by Rose-
mary E. Woods of PBS&J was the

northern route that bypasses Trenton
completely. The Northern Alternative
exits or veers off current Highway 26
well west of the Trenton Elementary
School. The Northern route will exit
current 26 in between SW 19th Circle
to the North and cross the Greenway
by bridge. It will travel through the
Lancaster property and continue on
to cross Alternate 307 by bridge and
cross onto Piedmont property and
ooniinue to SR 129 where there will
be entrance and exit ramps. Then
the bypass will continue on until the
roadway reaches Hwy. 47 and at that
pbint there will also be entrance and
exit ramps; there will also be a bridge
that crosses old Tyler and the railroad
bed. The highway will continue south
until it rejoins the current Highway
26 east of the post office. This route
will cost approximately $178 million
and is by far the most expensive of
the four that are being considered.

The main cost is in the three bridges
which coast $162 million, the right
of way cost is $12.05 million and
roadway cost is $4.66 million. Three
homes will have to be relocated if
this plan is chosen and no business
relocations. The total length of this'
plan is 4.39 miles and the typical sec-
tion or road right of way is 324 feet.
Also this plan could possibly affect
6-8 state threatened and endangered
species and 1-2 federally listed spe-
The second option will be an Urban
One-Way Pair going through Tren-
ton. The eastbound one-way will be
current Highway 26 and 1st Avenue
North will be westbound route. The
road will separate west of the inter-
sections of SW 5th Street afid rejoin
existing SR 26 near the intersection
of NE 10th Street. The. alternative's
typical section will consist of two,
(Continued on Page Eleven)

by Carrie A. Mizell
Gilchrist County Sheriff David P.
Turner took his fight for $365,519 in
2006-2007 budget funds to the Capi-
tal in Tallahassee on Monday after-
noon for a public hearing before the
Administration Commission.
Despite the Gilchrist County Board
of County Commissions' decision to
fund $3,055,139, or 89 percent, of the
chief law enforcement officer's total
budget request, the sheriff maintains
that in order to provide residents with
a premier level of service he needs
additional funding.
"When it comes to their [Board of
County Commissioners] departments
they have sufficient funds, but when
it comes to our department we're
supposed to get by, as get by can,"
Turner said, before showing the Ad-
ministration Commission large pho-
tographs of Gilchrist County's new
road department facility and the cur-
rent sheriff's office building. "You'll
see all of the potholes in front our
building. I haven't had money to get
a road grader in to fix the pot holes,
but look at the newly paved driveway
in front of the road department."
Budget issues that were in great
dispute on Monday include the fol-
lowing specific requests by the Sher-
iff which were not funded by the
county commission: $74,814 for two
additional deputies to staff an ex-

by John M. Ayers
The Bell Town Council met Thurs-
day, March 1 in the regularly sched-
uled monthly meeting. This meet-
ing held significant interest for the
small growing community as the
council was scheduled to consider a
Resolution involving the Bell Vision
statement. A meeting room full of in-
terested residents in the Town Hall-
Historic Train Depot came to listen
to the Council's discussion involving
the proposed Vision.
Bell Town Council President Mrs.
Iris Roberts recognized Mark Gluck-
man, the chairman of the Vision
committee, to give the Town Coun-'
cil information involving the Vision
statement for the board's consider-
ation. The chairman explained that
he and over 30 others were involved
in many meetings to work together to
come up with the information that was
put into the draft of the "A Vision"

panded courthouse and $86,000 for
three associated vehicles. The initial
request was for three, but the county
commissioners did fund one position
in the 2006-2007 budget; $53,060 for
one investigative position; $118, 500
for four vehicles, one for the inves-
tigative position and three to replace
aging vehicles; $33,145 for one new
civilian clerical position for the cor-
rections budget area.
Shortly after Sheriff Turner and
four of his staff members concluded
their presentation, Randy Ball, pub-
lic safety coordinator for the office of
the governor, began asking questions
regarding the department's workload,
use of take home vehicles, jail popu-
lation and use of overtime hours.
"I would like to dispute several
points in your budget appeal," Ball
said, before instructing Sheriff Turner
to provide accurate and concise work
load figures as soon as possible to the
Administration Commission.
Board of County Commission
Chairman Randy Durden was then
given the opportunity to present the
county's stand on the sheriff's budget
An important element to remem-
ber, according to Durden, is the fact
that the sheriff's department budget
request for 2006-2007 represents a
36 percent increase over the fiscal
year 2005-2006 request, which was

for the Town of Bell. He explained,
"There are not identified costs that
accompany the vision plan."
to guide the future development of
the Town of Bell
, Bell is envisioned to remain a small
town,striving to grow sensibly into a
community that remembers its roots
and builds a wise future by:
* Creating a land use pattern that
provides for modest growth, without
losing the identity, physical attributes
and social fabric of a small, well knit
* Accommodates an increase in ve-
hicular traffic that is balanced by a
system of pedestrian walkways to
encourage exercise, informal social
interaction and provides for alterna-
tive modes of transportation;
* Retains trees for their ecological
value; natural and scenic beauty; to
enhance walk ability and civic pride;

"Gilchrist County is a fiscally con-
strained county as defined in Sec-
tion 218.67, Florida Statutes. One
mill of taxation in Gilchrist County
raised only $585,690 to support the
county's 2006-2007 budget," Durden
said. "For the fiscal year 2006-2007
the percentage of the overall budget
devoted to the sheriffs department
was 29 percent. This substantial por-
tion of the overall general fund bud-
get devoted to the sheriff's office
indicated the county commission's
commitment to adequately funding
law enforcement within the county.
But, of course, law enforcement is
not the only high-priority public need
that must be funded by the county
Durden went on to explain that as
with any local government with lim-
ited revenues, the Gilchrinst County
commission is forced to set priorities.
He gave several examples of high
priority items that were funded in Lhe
2006-2007 budgets.
"While these items did not appear
in the.sheriff's budget, they will pro-
mote important goals of the sheriff,"
Durden said.
Priorities included an increase in
salaries for county employees which
will ideally aid in the county's at-
tempts to attract and retain qualified
(Continued on Page Eighteen)

and to preserve nature's authenticity;
* Provides community facilities that
service and support small scale resi-
dential, commercial, office, light in-
dustry and mixed-use developments
consistent with this vision;
* Encourages a compact down-
town. centered at the intersection of
US 129,CR 342, which incorporates
sidewalks, plazas, landscaped areas
that are pedestrian friendly thereby
encouraging shopping, dining, stroll-
ing, casual conversation and outdoor
community events;
* Fosters a town design the heart of
which is a pedestrian friendly town
central, that uses tree corridors and
landscaped walkways to interconnect
gateways at the town entrances with
landmark historic structures, parks
and places of pedestrian activity and
town central;
* Creates a balanced natural and
(Continued on Page Two)

Bell Council Adopts Vision

Statement Thursday Night

Will Begin To Review Land Development Regulations In Special Meeting


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By: John M. Ayers
Communication and coopera-
tion are two words in the English
language that I often see and fail
to hear of them being used enough.
The Vision statement for the Town
of Bell has been under construction
for sometime now. The commit-
tee of volunteers has been attending
meetings in the Bell Community
Center for over six months trying to
find the necessary pieces to preserve
this small rural community's neigh-
borly charm. They have also strived
to identify the needs of the growing
community that must be planned for.
In small rural communities and
counties, you often see groups which
feel that change is evil and we must
do what is necessary to preserve what
we have. I want to express something
that my father, J. Min Ayers, and I of-
ten talked about and this is the fact
that we reside in Florida and change
is often a necessary evil. Mr. Ayers
was also a great believer that when
people work together, the best pos-
sible solution will become a reality.
There have been many conversa-
tions held at the coffee shop as well as
in parking lots about the perspective.
of the Vision for the Town of Bell.All
of these communications aregood,
bit it is when the truth is made pub-
lic, that the cream will rise to the top.
This became apparent recently as
members of the council were pro-
vided with the information that the
Vision is only a guideline for what
the committee feels that the Town
of Bell should plan for. Through
the cooperation of the council real-
izing that the Town of Bell should
identify and begin to make plans
for the future, the council passed
the Vision proposal unanimously.

I agree with the Bell Town Coun-
cil and I want to congratulate the five
members for doing what is neces-
sary in preserving their neighborly
charm and at the same time begin to
plan and revise their Comprehensive
Plan and Land Development Regula-
tions to pave the way for the future.
Councilman Joe Akins said in a
Vision committee meeting that I at-
tended, "If we are not understanding
the needs of the community and plan-
ning for the future, we are standing
idly still and we are losing ground."
I see the Town of Bell to soon begin
to plan for their future and prepare for
what they want in their community.

Letter to the Editor
I want to commend the man who
directs traffic at the Trenton High
School each morning and each af-
ternoon, His job is a most difficult
situation with a challenging obstacle
of working traffic in four different
directions. He does his job with as
much patience as could be imagined
for such a thankless job. People get
agitated at times with the circum-
stances but he does the best he can
do. I just appreciate the good work he
does. Thank you.
/s/ Kent Heaton

To laugh often and much; to win
the respect of intelligent people and
the affection of children...to leave the
world a better place...to know even
one life has breathed easier because
you have lived. This is to have suc-
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The prime of life is that fleeting
time between green and over-ripe.
Cullen Hightower

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Last Quarter: 3/11 10:55 PM

Remember Your Creator Demands Knowing Your Creator
(Kent Heaton)

The 12th chapter of Ecclesiastes is an oft quoted text
imploring youth to know the frailty of life and certainty of
death. The last verses of chapter 11 exhort youth to embrace
the law of sowing and reaping explained by the apostle Paul
in Galatians 6:7, "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for
whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap." Life is
about choices and making the right decisions. Verse one of
the twelfth chapter is the key to the whole message of
Ecclesiastes and in reality the answer to all of man's needs
revealed by God in His Divine Word: "Remember also thy
Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come,
and the years draw nigh, when thou shall say, I have no
pleasure in them" (Ecclesiastes 12:1).
The command to.remember the Creator is not new with
Solomon. The Lord exhorted Israel to remember Him with
penalty of forgetting Him (Deuteronbmy 8). "But the
loving-kindness of Jehovah is from' everlasting 'to
everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness
unto children's children; to such as keep his covenant, and
to those that remember his precepts to do them" (Psalms
103:17-18). Being careful to remember the Lord was to
hedge one's mind about with His commandments,
judgments, and statutes (Deuteronomy 8:11).
The challenge for youth today is far more complex than
remembering the Creator they have to learn who He is!
Remembering the Creator suggests a mind that knows
something to remember. Our young people are struggling
with knowledge of the Creator because many homes do not

By Lauren Rudd

intrinsic value of $124.
FedEx in my opinion is a
conservative investment possibility
that reacts less to the vagaries of
Wall Street. Furthermore, although
the economy is undoubtedly slowing
down, packages still have to be
delivered and there are countless
companies and individuals who are
wedded to the overnight delivery
offered by FedEx.
You can write to financial columnist
Lauren Rudd at 5 Gulf Manor Drive,
Venice, Florida. 34285 or email at
LVERudd@aol.com. Prior columns
are available at RuddReport.com.

Bell Town Council
Adonntc Visinn StatePm nt

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Street is a primordial sea of rumors, (Continued from Page One)
opinions and exaggerations, with
perhaps a few facts occasionally built environment where structures
thrown in, then those doubts were are setback from roadways to allow
probably removed last week. All landscaped buffers and limited to two
which simply means that it is stories in height, free standing signs
imperative that you see through the and restricted in size, property main-
noise and dig until you uncover true tenance, landscaping and open space
value, requirements are met by all develop-
True value does not mean a higher ment according to guidelines adopted
share price over a one or two day as part of the Bell Land Development
period. What we are looking for are Regulations;
the jewels that will shine over the Fosters education in the pres-
next one or two years despite some ent, past and future by supporting
rough handling in the interim, our schools as they are now, and by
For example, a year ago I discussed encouraging education and educa-
FedEx Corp., in the light of its being tional facilities for all ages, as well
an excellent paradigm of a company as preserving our historic educational
with little hype and solid fundamental structures.
value. Back then FedEx's share price Mark Gluckman explained to the
was $107 per share. The shares board that there were grants avail-
recently closed at $114 for an annual able to assist in funding the neces-
gain of seven percent, sary revisions for the Town of Bell to
However, keep in mind that a week upgrade the Vision proposal into the
ago the shares were in the $121 range Comprehensive Land Use Plan and
for an 8 percent annual gain. The key Land Development Regulations.
point here is that despite a turbulent "What I am concerned about are
market, your return on FedEx only the rising costs and property taxes;
declined by a percentage point. This and I think all of these expenses are
is not surprising when you consider only going to get worse," explained
that the shares have a beta of about Councilman Hugh Sanders.
0.5, which means that they have Chairman Gluckman and City
about half the volatility of the overall Manager Dan Cavanah met with a
market. consultant recently to learn what
However, this works both ways, types of funding sources were avail-
which is why the shares do not always able to assist the Town of Bell in ad-
have the same upside potential as the ministering and updating the Vision
overall market. More importantly, statement to the Town Comprehen-
there were several opportunities over sive Land Use Plan. They reported
the past year to purchase the shares to the Council that grants of up to
at a price close to, the $100 per share $200,000 were available to the Town
mark if you were an astute student of of Bell through the FRDAP Program
the stock, which would have yielded through the Florida Department of
a more dramatic return. Community Affairs.
A year ago, my FY 2006 earnings Councilman Al Powers, a propo-
estimate for FedEx was an ebullient nent of the Vision concept explained
$5.72 per share considered by to the board that every step that is
many to be overly enthusiastic. The done involving the Vision program
...Company, managed to leave that mustbe approved by the To%\ n Coun-
estimate in the dust as it offered up an cil ,,
earnings number of $5.83. per share. President Roberts asked if anyone
The difficulty is that the markets from the public wanted to address
were only willing to trade the shares the council involving the Vision Pro-
at a multiple or P/E ratio of about 18, gram?
as compared to the historical multiple Susan Parker, a Commercial Real
of about 22. Since the new multiple Estate lending representative with
is considerably closer to that of the Capital City Bank stepped to the
S&P 500 index, I see no harm done. podium to explain that she attended
The question of course is where the first Vision committee meeting.
does FedEx go from here? Looking at "I commend this council in trying to
the most recent report, the company adopt a Vision for the Town of Bell
reported second quarter ended at this time," she explained. "I have
November 30 earnings of $1.64 per been a Commissioner in the City of
share as compared to $1.53 a year Newberry and we got started on our
ago. Vision statement too late. Your issues
Revenue for the quarter came in in the Town of Bell are regional is-
at $8.93 billion, up 10 percent from sues, affordable housing is a real con-
the $8.09 billion of a year ago.At the cern," Susan Parker explained.
same time, total combined average "You have a beautiful town with a
daily quarterly package volume grew great Vision plan. Don't forget to rec-
7 percent year over year. ognize the position points that the de-
My earnings estimate for the full veloper coming into your community
fiscal year is for $6.92 per share. If can provide. If they are good devel-
the shares continue to trade at the
current multiple of 18, you have a Lottery Numbers
target share price of $124, for an 8 Wednesday
percent gain. February 28
The target appears to be reasonable
when you consider that the intrinsic Lotto Drawing:
value of the shares using a discounted 9-23-26-28-36-53
earnings model, with a 10.8 percent
earnings growth rate and a 15 percent No winner of the $15 million
discount rate, is $125 per share. At jackpot.
the same time a discounted free cash
flow to the firm model yields an 5-Digit'Winners:

84 at $5,752.50

4-Digit Winners
5,057 at $77.50

3-Digit Winners:
109,327 at $5

Play 4 Drawing:

Cash 3 Drawing:

March 3

Lotto Drawing:

One winner of the $21 million

5-Digit Winners:
209 at $3,252.50

4-Digit Winners:
10,232 at $54.00

3-Digit Winners:
170,015 at $4.50

Play 4 Drawing:

Cash 3 Drawing:

instill in their children knowledge of God. They will know
,who the winners.of American Idol are; the names of every
player on the National Champions of basketball and football;
the words to music that is supposed to be music; and the cell
phone numbers to fifty friends but have little or no
knowledge of who IAM THAT IAM (Exodus 3:14).
Our youth are fighting against the pressures of the world
without a proper defense in the knowledge of GOD
ALMIGHTY (Genesis 17:1). Knowing who the Creator is
will give our youth a sense of strength and courage filled
with hope. To know the ALMIGHTY will give assurance to
our youth they were made in His image (Genesis 1:26); not a
monkey. Understanding the HEAVENLY FATHER will help
our youth find peace in a world of chaos as He gives
understanding through HIS WORD (Psalm 119). Believing
in GOD will help them find the SON OF GOD. How can our
youth believe in a SON when they do not know the FATHER
(John 14:6-11)?
Parents who fail to teach their children about GOD
prepare their children for heartache, misery, destitution and
failure. The LORD commanded the Israelite parents to teach
their children about HIM "that they may set their hope in
God, and not forget the works of God" (Psalm 78:7).
Many children (not all) whose spirit is not faithful to God
can blame their parents for that failure. They could not
remember what they were never taught! What are we
teaching our children?

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By Cindy Jo Ayers
"It has always been clear, for South-
erner and non-Southerner alike, is
that Dixie is the most fascinating part
of the country."
Fred Hobson

This time of year it's not uncom-
mon to find Mayport shrimp in our
area at a real good price. Week be-
fore last I purchased a couple pounds
of heads-off shrimp for 4.95 a pound..
Boy they were good! I do love a wild
fresh shrimp.
The little town of Mayport is home
to the US Navy's Mayport Naval
Station as well as a different fleet of
ships...shrimping is big business in
Mayport and many people earn a liv-
ing fishing for the succulent Mayport
Shrimp! Mayport is wedged between
the St. Johns River and the entrance
to the Atlantic Ocean just north of
Jacksonville. The shrimpers have

opers, they will want to be a part of
your community. The Town of Bell is
ahead of the game at this point," Su-
san Parker explained.
City attorney David M. Lang, Jr.
presented the council with Resolution
07-09, a draft document identifying
the Town of Bell supporting the Bell
Vision. Councilman Hugh Sanders.
made a motion to adopt Resolution
07-09 in support of the Bell Vision
and Councilman Joe Akins quickly
supported the motion. The board vot-
ed and the council has now approved
the Vision.

Wild Beast Feast
To Be Held April 27
The 2007 Wild Beast Feast will be
held Friday, April 27 from 6 to 8 p.m.
This year's event will take place at
DeChamplain's Heaven's Gate Farm
which is located on highway 307.
Tickets will be $30.00 per person
and the money raised will be used
for scholarships for Gilchrist County
students. For tickets please contact
Julie Thomas at 463-1000 or (352)

been having a hard time of it due to
the flood of farm-raised shrimp from
other countries being imported now.
Florida's shrimpers are caught by
lower and lower shrimp prices due
to the imported shrimp and higher
and higher fuel prices to power their
boats. I guess being a farmer's daugh-
ter has made me sensitive Io the plight
of those Amencans and Floridians
who pro\ ide us with our food. It only
takes afew minutes when picking out
produce to reach for a Florida grown
orange or when visiting a seafood
market to pass up shrimp that are not
wild caught.
Anyway, the following recipe is
one of my oldest and frankly one of
the best loved by our children. I'm
proud to say that Carrie now cooks it
more often than I do. It's a simple un-
complicated recipe for Shrimp Cre-
ole that has just the right kick to it.
We always serve it with garlic bread
and a salad.

1 1/2 to 2 pounds fresh wild shrimp
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup chopped celery
1 1/2 cloves of garlic finely minced
1/4 cup butter or 1/8 cup butter and
1/8 cup bacon drippings
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon chili powder
Black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups canned tomatoes
Worcestershire sauce
Cooked rice
Peel shrimp, remove sand veins and
tails, and wash. Cut large shrimp in
half. Cook onion, green pepper, cel-
ery and garlic in butter until tender;
blend in flour and seasonings. Add a
couple of shakes of Worcestershire
sauce. Add tomatoes and cook until
thick, stirring constantly. Add shrimp
and simmer uncovered abbut 15 minZ
utes or until shrimp are done. Serve
over hot rice. Makes 6 servings.


P. O. Box 559

POST 149
P.O. Box 1

American Legion Airs
Daylight Savings.time begins this weekend, on March 11th. "Spring Forward" one
hour at 02:00 AM Sunday morning. If you don't want to "lose" an hour of your beauty
sleep, go to bed an hour earlier. Chances are, your computer and other electronic devices
that normally set to the correct time on the Daylight Savings dates, won't make the
change automatically until the first weekend in April. So, after you set your clock
systems on March 11, remember to check them again on April 8th, the first full weekend
in April that used to be the start of Daylight Savings time.
Tonight, March 8th, is the Executive Committee meeting for Trenton's Post 91 at
6:00 PM and the regular meeting night for the Auxiliary Unit 91 at 6:30. Come out to
these meetings and find out what is coming for Post 91 and Unit 91, and maybe see
where you might fit in to continue "ServingAmerica".
Next Thirsday night, March 15th, is the 'regular meeting night for
Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91, and the American Legion 88th Birthday Celebration at Post
91. The evening will start at 5:30 PM with a donation dinner of corned beef and
cabbage until 6:45, then the Post meeting and the birthday cake. Come out to dinner and
stay for the meeting. The American Legion has programs benefiting the veterans and
the community. Come out to see if there is a place for you to fit in and work to benefit
our veterans, youth and community.
Saturday, March 10th is the Fourth District meeting at Dunnellen Post 58.
Registration begins at 09:00 AM and the meeting will begin at 10:00. There will be a
light luncheon following the meeting. The meeting usually lasts about two hours. The
Post commanders get a chance to speak and brag about what their Posts have been doing
and what is planned for the future, as well as the District Chairpersons telling what has
been.going on and what changes are coming down the line. Also you can visit with
Legionnaires from around the District and find out what they have working and see if it
will work in your Post. It is a great way to "network" with fellow Legionnaires and
Auxiliary members as well as meet new friends and greet old friends.
A note from the Veterans Administration reminds that March 2007 marks the
twentieth annual observance of Women's History Month, declared by Congress in 1987.
For more information about Women's History Month, you can visit the web sites of the
Navy's Office of Women's Policy, the National Women's History Project, the National
Women's History Museum, and the Women in Military Service for America.. Women
have served alongside America's. fighting men over the years, giving aid as nurses,
sometimes even servg in battle alongside their men. American history records such as
Molly Pitcher, in the Revolutionary War, and others who fought in battle or worked on
or near the battlefield as nurses and suffered through the shelling, bombing and attacks
just as the soldiers did. The month of March is dedicated to the women and their history
with America and American Freedoms.
An open invitation to all veterans: while Congress sets the dates of eligible service to
join the American Legion, a wartime veterans service organization, there are other
organizations that are part of the American Legion family. The American Legion
Auxiliary is made ip of wives, mothers, daughters and granddaughters of American
Legionnaires or deceased war veterans, and the Sons of the American Legion ( SAL) is
made up of the sons and grandsons of Legionnaires or deceased war veterans, so if you
do not fall under the eligibility dates set by Congress, you may be eligible for one of the
other groups in the American Legion Family, working together for a common cause.
Check with your local American Legion Post for more information.
Remember our Armed Forces in your thoughts and prayers daily, and here at home,
watch over our Legionnaires, veterans, widows and the families of those called up for
service to America, helping out however and whenever we can. Remember the yqung
men from the Alert Academy Teams as they go about their training to help communities
in need as well.
For God and Country,
Wayne Gravely,
American Legion Post 149

Trenton Church of Christ
463-3793 *,502 Northeast 7th Street Trenton, Florida 32693
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Jeff Swan and Amy Bost

Jeff and Glenda Owen and Bud Kay Custard of Monticello and Dave
Colson of Trenton are pleased to Swan of South Carolina.
announce the upcoming wedding The ceremony will take place on
of their daughter, Amy Bost, to Jeff Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 6:30 p.m.
Swan whose parents are Mike and at the Gilchrist Club.
Marriage Applications Marriages Filed In
Filed In Gilchrist Gilchrist County
C y Gary Greg Roberson, Jr., date of
County birth, 9/7/1982 and Holly Elizabeth
Gary Lynn Moses, date of birth, Fontenot, date of birth, 4/30/1980,
6/5/1963, of Sarasota, and Aiko both of Bell were married on 2/11/07
Suzuki Gabaldon, date of birth, in Bell by Priscilla Spence, notary
12/13/1979, of Old Town. public.
Brian Allen Childs, date of birth, Curtis James Boyer, II, date of
9/15/1982, of Old Town and Jamie birth, 11/16/1984 and Ramona Ann
Lynn Fahr, date of birth, 4/17/1981, Gore, date of birth, 7/31/1985, both
ofBellview. from Chiefland were married on
Henry Mitchell Beckler, date of 2/24/07 at the Fanning Springs Park
birth, 4/23/1979, and Donna Rae by Deborah Craft, notary public.
Brooks, date of birth, 6/13/1977, both Juan Felipe Pascual, date of birth,
of Branford. 4/4/1979; and Mercedez Jimenez
Ryan Anthony Rodriguez, date of Jimenez, date of birth, 10/14/1987,
birth, 12/12/1978, and Melissa Lynn both of Alachua were married on
McDavid, date of birth, 3/9/1985, 3/2/07 by Cynthia Chadwick, notary
both from Newberry. public


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and to any of you whom we have not mentioned,
for your contributions in helping raise money for
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Happy Birthday wishes to Ed
Langford, Brittny Ridenour, McCoy
Hilliard, T. J. Rose, Trevor Bass, Joy
Morris Schultz, and Pam Parrott on
March 8th; Lynn Jordan, Richard
Dickerson, Veta Washington Sprald-
ing, Jordan' Hagan, Sara Huber, An-
drew Davis, Samantha Davis, Brent
Wilkerson, Raymond Jordan, Doro-
thy Pearson, Melissa Martin, and
Barry Hilliard on March 9th; Grant
Dasher, Jean Koltz, and Allen Mar-
tin on March 10th; Marie Hayden,
Jewell Lee, Renee Summers, Dan
Graves, Joyce Sutton and Bessie Bell
on March llth; Briana McDaniels,
Daniel Barnes, Alyssa Mathis and
Benjamin O'Donnell on March 12th;
David Hunt, Sandy Castor, Deone
Brown and Cindy Wiggins on March
13th; Renae Layfield, Danielle With-
erspoon, Houston McKenzie and
Winston Moore March 14th.
Happy Anniversary wishes to
Lloyd and Mercedes Flores and John
and Barbara Rowe on March 10th;
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Peterson and Bill
and Ruth Howard on March 12th;
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Brown on March
13th; Mr. and Mrs. David Sholtes on
March 14th.

The Gilchrist County
Relay For Life Team Is
Planning A Yard Sale
The Gilchrist County Relay' for
Life Team.is planning a yard sale on
Saturday, March 17th. We're looking
for donations...so save all of those
items that you plan on getting rid of
or throwing out.
You can start bringing the items in
to the courthouse or contact Damon
Leggett, Cindy Chadwick or Connie

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Valentine King and Queen 2007

Sanchez to make arrangements for
your items that need to,be picked up.
We will also be having a bake sale
the same, day.
If you have any questions please
contact: Damon Leggett at 463-3190,
Cindy Chadwick at 463-3170 or Con-
nie Sanchez at 463-3194.
All proceeds will go to the Ameri-
can Cancer Society.

Trenton Community
Farmers' Market
Announces Saturday
Due to the increasing popularity of
the monthly Block Parties, the Tren-
ton Community Farmers' Market is
now open every Saturday from 11-2.
The regular Tuesday market will still
operate every week from 2-6.
New additions to the market are
Maggie's Fresh Market bringing
gorgeous produce to Trenton twice
a week, and Shane Davis whose
greens have been sellouts.
The Saturday market will feature
artists and craftspeople as well as
farmers. See a potter throw a pot,
watch a woodworker turn wood on
a lathe, or learn to spin wool with
a local spinner. A fresh face on the
depot platform is Jan Tucker, who
tans deerskin. Ask her how she does
it, and she'll show you some of her
handmade and antique hand't6ols.
The Trenton Community Farmers'
Market welcomes new farmers, ven-
dors, artists and craftspeople. If you
are interested in participating in the
market, call Elle Hogan at 352-472-
7632 for information. The market is
held rain or shine at the historic
Trenton Train Depot on Main St. (Rt
129) in Trenton.

Janice Lee is shown playing music for the Valentine party.

Valentine King and
Queen 2007
Ayers Health and Rehabilitation
Center had their annual Valentine's
Party on Valentines Day. Entertain-
ment was provided by Janice Lee of
Bell. She played beautiful music and
everyone enjoyed the selection of
music she chose for this great occa-.
sion. Families came out to be with
their loved ones on Valentine's Day.
The big event of the day was the

crowning of our Valentine King and
Queen. The employees get to vote
for the annual king and queen and
this year it was Mr. and Mrs. Willis
who reside here at Ayers.
Everyone enjoyed a fun-filled
morningof cake and punch and great
company by everyone. Ayers Health
and Rehabilitation would like to thank
all the organizations and individuals
for their generous gifts this Valentine
season. Our residents enjoy all that
you do for them throughout the year.



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Mrs. Ethel Lane Nobles

Trenton Native
Mrs. Ethel Lane Nobles
To Celebrate Her 102nd
Birthday On March 10
In Live Oak
Mrs. Ethel Nobles was born near
Trenton on March 10, 1905. Her
parents were Joseph Simon Lane and
Florida Ardelia Higginbotham Lane.
She married Silas Nobles at the
age of 24 and raised seven children,
two sons and five daughters, Har-
vey Nobles, deceased, Irvin Nobles
of Cocoa, Hazel Brannen of Cocoa,
Julia Euvene Langford of Ft. White,

Mental Illness Support
Group To Meet
Sadly we hear almost everyday of
someone in our area that has been di-
agnosed with a mental illness. Some
are Bipolar, some eating disorders,
and a multitude of other diseases that
fit under the umbrella of mental ill-
Most of the patients are receiving
good quality care from health care
professionals. Our concern is with
the families, or care givers. Many
feel left out of the process, or are left
to grope in the dark about what is
happening to their loved one. Many
have said, "if I could only talk to

Bethel Crawford of Live Oak, Iris
Arnold of Inglis, and Loretta McKin-
ney ofBrooksville.
We will be celebrating our mom's
102nd birthday at Surrey Place Care
Center in Live Oak on Saturday,
March 10th. All family and friends
are invited to visit any time. Surry
Place Care Center is located at 110
SE Lee Avenue in Live Oak.
We would like to thank the staff
and employees at Surrey Place for
the excellent care that they have giv-
en our mother for the last three years.
We appreciate it very much.
The Nobles Family

someone who understood what I am
going through." With this in mind
McCall's Chapel United Methodist
Chruch is inviting the families and
caregivers to meet at the church's
fellowship hall on Thursday, March
15th at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the pos-
sibility of forming a support group,
and what we would like to accom-
plish with that group.
The church is located on Highway
349, seven miles south of its inter-
section with US 27 or a mile north of
the Dixie County line. Or call (386)
935-0595, if you would like to speak
to Pastor Fred Taylor with your ques-
tions, concerns, or directions to the

Trenton Communitu Nazarene Church

-- .(2 mijsdwest of traffic ligit on SR-2)

10:50 a.m. Sunday worshi Service

7:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship Service

+65-1057 Pastor Merle Goodrich


Guest Speaker: Arnold O'Steen
March 19th 23rd
at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church
Located on CR-340, 1 mile west of SR-47, south of Fort
at 7 p.m. nightly
Come expecting to receive a blessing!!!

We Welcome You To

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church (SBC)
4200 N.W. CR-340, Bell, FL 32619
(3 miles North of Bell on Hwy-340 West)
Sunday School ................................. .. 9:45 am
M morning W orship .............................. 11 am
Evening W orship ................................... 6 pm
Wednesday Evening Services:
AWANA 6:15pm, Youth "JAM" night & Adult Bible Study... 7 pm
Pastor: Rev. Jimmy Corbin
Minister of Youth: Matt Holtsclaw
Church Phone: 386-935-3575
"Committed to Reaching People for Christ"

t 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693 t
Bro. Greg Douglas, Pastor
Bro. Rickey Whitley, Minister of Students
Charles Brock, Music Director
Sunday School/Bible Study.....................9:15 AM
Morning Worship Service.......................10:30 AM
Children's Church................................. 10:30 AM
Evening Worship Service........................... 6:00 PM
Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting,
AWANA & Youth Worship........................7:00 PM
Nursery Provided for All Services -

Church News

Lenten Schedule At Impact 07 Coming To
Good Shepherd Fanning Springs
Lutheran Church Matt Orth and Carl Cartee will
Mid Week-Wednesdays at 6:00 be coming to Fanning Springs next
p.m. Soup and Sandwich Meal, week. Matt Orth will be the featured
March 7th, 24th, 21st and 28th. speaker for Impact 07 which will be
Palm Sunday, April 1, 2007 at held at Fanning Springs Community
10:30 a.m. Procession with Palms; Church from 7 to 9 p.m. on March
Divine Service with Holy Commu- 11 to 13.
union. Featured music will be performed
Maundy Thursday, April 5, 2007, by Carl Cartee on March 14 at the
at 7:00 p.m., Divine Service with Fanning Springs State Park from 7 to
Holy Communion. 9 p.m. and tickets will be $4.00 per
Good Friday, April 6, 2007, at 7:00 person.
p.m. Tenebrae Service. Fanning Springs Community
Saturday, April 7, 2007, at 7:00 Church is located at 17930 NW 90th
p.m. Easter Vigil. Court in Fanning Springs. For more
Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007, at information go to www.fanning-
7:30 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service, springscc.com.
8:30 a.m. Easter Breakfast, 9:15 a.m. do not see a name of someone you
Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Divine Ser- kow that you would like listed, who
vice with Holy Communion. know that you would like listed, who
vice with Holy Communion. is from our County or who is a son or
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
is located on Hihwa 19, approxi- daughter of a resident, please contact
is located on Highway 19, approxi- one of the associates of the Journal
mately three miles north ofWal Mart, and let them know.)
next to Dakotah Vineyards at 14303 MindyAlford, ClaytonApp,Kathy
NWHighway 19, Chieand (352) Arrington, Peter Belanger, Steve Cal-
493-4597. loway, Drew Cheatum, Wayne Chea-
turn, Robert Dean, Dawn Faught, Sgt.
Remember Our Troops Scott Elmore (Iraq), Jimmy Fletcher,
Gilchrist Mili ur Jr., Chris Geiger (Iraq), Jon Guzman
Gilchrist Military (Afghanistan), Brett Hanchey (Iraq),
"Pray always," so the Bible says, (Afghanistan), Haupche (Specra
as a command for those who believe forces Sgt. Daniel Hauprich (Special
that the Creator of the universe doesForces), Sgt. Daniel Hauprich, (Ko-
listen and does answer the heart criesrea), Dylan Hilliard aq), Gary Hill-
of those who come to Him. We live in ard, Mark Hilliard, Steve Hilliard,
peace and freedom here in America (Army), Brian Landrm (Marines),
because of those who serve, and de- ( r ra Langston, Matthew C. ind,
pend on us here at home to consider Rob Long, Katie Lovett, Jonathan
them, especially when we pray; as Luchak Gus Mauldin, Michael
we consider the multitudinous jobs Mao, Gv McQuiston,J. Miller,
which have to be rendered for our Mark Milton, Allen Murray, Stephen
protection, as well as times of expe- Reed, Aaron Reiss, Mathew Riodan,
rienced loneliness for those who are orora teen R Jr., Sgt
far away from the familiar and dear Curt ral Stephens, To Ru, LJr.,
objects of their affection: main Curtis L. Ross, T.J. Rush, Lance,'
objects of their affection: maly Donna Slayton, Donny Slaton, James
family. So please make it a daily Slayton, Jeffrey Solis (Iraq), Tech
habit of taking the time, in a quiet Sargent Gregory M. Turner (Geor-
place, to lift up those in service to ga, Jutn Tgg (ra, atan
our country, especially of those who gia), Justin Twigg (Iraq), Nathanly),
names are listed below, for they are LaShonda White (Iraq), Wesley Wil-
ones who are the parents, children or LaShonda Worthite (Iraq), Wesleyand Daniel
grandchildren of where we all live; son, Kyle Worthington, and Daniel
right here in Gilchrist County. (If you ood (Iraq).

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5509 S.W. County Road 232, Bell, Florida
(Between Bell & Trenton 2.5 miles West of SR 129)

SSunday School........................1..0:00 AM
Morning Worship........................11:00 AM
Evening Worship..........................6:00 PM
Wednesday Night Prayer/Youth...7:30 PM

Be a part of an exciting time of Worship and Bible Study.

Pastor Jerry Milton

Youth Director Josh Dease



SUNDAY $CHOOL ................................. 9:45 AM
MORNING WORSHIP ................................. 11 AM
EVENING WORSHIP ...................................... 6 PM

CHURCH PHONE: 352-472-3845

t Ifipst Iaptist CLhuch t

Welcomes You!
"Embracing the Past arid Reaching Toward the Future."
Corer of NE Second St. and Highway 26 in Trenton

(Nursery provided for all services)
Sunday School 9:45 AM (classes for all ages)
Sunday Morning Worship & Children's Church 11 AM
Sunday Night Bible Study 6 PM
Wednesday Nights:
Awana 6:20 PM
Youth Bible Study, Praise & Worship 6:30 PM
Adult Bible Study & Prayer 7 PM

Call 463-2038for more information

Gilchrist County Solid
Waste Department
Amnesty Days
The Gilchrist County Solid Waste
Department announces Amnesty
Days for tires and appliances.
The Gilchrist County Solid Waste
Department will be collecting tires
and appliances (washer, dryer, refrig-
erator, freezer, stove) free of charge
March 19, 2007, through March 31,
There will be no limit on appliances
and a limit of five (5) tires per person
per day. We will accept car and light
truck tires ONLY. No large truck or
agricultural tires.
Appliances and tires must be taken
to the recycling center in Bell.
For more information please call

Levy Genealogy Society
To Meet March 18
The Levy County Genealogy and
History Society will meet on Sun-
day, March 18, at 2 p.m. at the Levy
County Quilt Museum.
The meeting this month will be pre-
sented by member Jim Parks. He will
discuss the role of chaplains in the
Civil War and will begin his presen-
tation by giving a background on the
formation of the Confederacy. From
that point he will explain the part that
the chaplains played, the churches
that were involved, the equipment
that they carried in the field and fi-
nally the part that women played iin
this endeavor.
Everyone interested in this infor-
mation or in the genealogy group is
invited to attend. For more informa-.
tion call 493-4849.

Airman Byron L.
Dawson Arrives For
Duty In Kansas
SAir Force Senior Airman Byron L.
Dawson has arrived for duty at Mc-
Connell Air Force Base, Wichita,
Kansas.The airman is an airfield
management journeyman assigned to
the 22nd Air Refueling Wing.
He is the son of Sylvia and stepson
of Ebert Hastings of Trenton.
His wife, Heather, is the daughter
of William and Chris Wester of S.W.
State Road 26, Trenton.
Dawson is a 2000 graduate of
Chiefland High School.'



"Committed to living and sharing the message of God's love."
Bible Study 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Worship 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.
... .. Prayer &Discipleship- Wed. 7 p.m. '
Youth Praise & Worship Wed: 6:30 p.m.
Awana Program Wed. 6:30 p.m.
7070 S.W. CR-334A Trenton, FL 32693
e-mail: bethelit@bellsouth.net

Fanning Springs Community Church
17930 NW 90th Court
Fanning Springs, Florida 32693
MORE INFO? 352.463.2602

Sharing His

WORD and our

LIVhessalon 2
1 Thessalonians 2:8

High Springs Book Fair
And Much More To Be
March 17th
There will be much more going
on at the High Springs Book Fair. A
free concert by Anna White, country
singer and song writer, is scheduledat
the High Springs Book Fair, on Sat-
urday, March 17th, from 9:00 a.m.-
5:00 p.m. and also at 12:00 p.m. on
stage at the New Century Woman's
Club, 40 NW 1st Ave, High Springs.
This is a free admittance to the day-
long event.
Seven Florida authors will be sell-
ing and signing their books; The Book
Chaser will do free book appraisals;a
storyteller will entertain children of
all ages; new and used books will be
for sale; The Coffee Clutch will pro-
vide a sidewalk cafe.
Writer workshops provided by
authors and tickets are available at
Regina's Fine Jewelry, 15 NW 1st
Avenue, High Springs, $6/each lim-
ited seating.
Ther will be a Silent Auction to
benefit the Woman's Club literacy
If you want to rent a space to sell
used books, furniture, jewelry, or any
other interesting items, please use the
attached form for this event's special
space rental rate of $25 for the day.
For more information call (386)
454-0302. Thank you.

AARP Safety Classes
Take an AARP Driver Safety class.
Learn how to keep a safe distance
from the vehicle in front of you and
learn how to adjust rear and side view
mirrors to reduce blind spots.
Completing the two four-hour day
course may entitle you to a multi-year
discount. Check with your insurance
carrier for more information.
There will be a class in Otter Creek
at the Otter Creek Baptist Church on
March 20 and 21 beginning at 9 a.m.
The church is located at 171 SW 3rd
St, Otter Creek.There will be another
class at the Capital City Bank
in Chieflandon April 23 and 24 be-
ginning at 9 a.m. Capital City Bank
is located at 2012 N. Young Blvd.,
You need not be an AARP member
or a Florida resident to attend. There
is a $10 fee per person and to regis-
ter call Linda Cochran at (352)493-

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2007 Suwannee River Fair Heifer Show Was Held March 3





The Jr. Showmanship winners for the 2007 Suwannee River Fair were,from left to right, Erin Jones of Wil-
cox 4-H Club in Gilchrist County won first place. Brandalyn Bishop of Flatwood Friends 4-H in Gilchrist
County won second place and Landon Smith of Levy 4-H won third place.


K .

Josh Rose of Trenton FFA placed first in the Sr. Showmanship.at the heifer show, Briana Bishop of Flatwood
Friends 4-H in Gilchrist County placed second and Katie Quincey of Trenton Sr. FFA placed third. Kelby
Barber of Bronson FFA, Cory Jerrels of Levy 4-H and Trish Cline of Williston FFA were all in the final
competition for the top three places in Sr. Showmanship.


March 15,16,17, & 18th
7:30 pm each evening
Sunday morning Bible Study 9:00 am &
Preaching Service 10:00 am
Speaker Bro. Erik Powery from Prattville, Alabama.
Everyone Welcome

Trenton United
Methodist Church
9:30 am Sunday School
11:00 am Morning Worship Service
6:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study
Nursery provided 9-12 Sunday Morning
203 N.E. Second Street, Trenton
Office: 463-2877 Rev. H.D. "Hank" Cribb, Sr.

Fair Heifer Show
(Continued from Page one)
the Grand Champion Brahman heifer
in the Youth Brahman Show.
A total of 65 heifers were exhib-
ited at the Second Annual Suwannee
River Fair Heifer Show. Mrs. Jean
Jones the show superintendent said.
"Last year we had 42 heifers in the
show so we are growing."
During the final round the show
ring was filled with the First of Class
from all 14 classes. The rules for this

Mavrick Mikell of Wilcox 4-H in Gilchirst County placedfirst in the
Intermediate Heifer Showmanship competition. Lee Goodson of Di-
xie County placed second and Ryley Coach of Chiefland FFA placed

show allow exhibitors to enter more
than one heifer. First in Class heifers
were exhibited by Hunter Parrish of
Lil' Farmers 4-H in Gilchrist, Katie
Quincey of Trenton FFA, Quin John-
son of Levy 4-H, Chase Home of
Chiefland FFA, Josh Rose of Trenton
FFA with 3 heifers, Brandalyn Bish-
op of Gilchrist 4-H, Chiefland FFA
Jr. Chapter heifer shown by Megan
Watkins, Corey Jerrels of Levy 4-H,
Briana Bishop of Gilchrist 4-H with 2
heifers, Kaylee Crawford of Gilchrist
4-H, and Kasidy Cook of Levy 4-H.
The Showmanship portion of Jr. di-
vision had 10 exhibitors signed up for
the competition. The winners were:
First Place Erin Jones of Wilcox 4-H
in Gilchrist, Second place Brandalyn
Bishop of Flatwood Friends 4-H in
Gilchrist County and Third Place was
Landon Smith of Kountry Kids 4-H
in Levy County.
The Intermediate Showmanship
winners were: First Place Maverick
Mikell of Wilcox 4-H in Gilchrist,
Second Place Lee Goodson of Dixie
County FFA, and Third Place was
Ryley Couch of Chiefland Jr. FFA.
The Senior Division Showmanship
winners were: First Place Josh Rose
of Trenton Sr. FFA, Second Place
Briana Bishop of Flatwood Friends
4-H in Gilchrist County, and Third
Place Katie Quincey of Trenton Sr.
The Suwannee River Fair will be-
gin again this weekend and continue
until the sale on Wednesday, March

Anna White To Be In
Concert In High Springs
Anna White, country song writer
and singer, will be performing at the
High Springs'Book Fair on Saturday,
March 17th, at noon on stage in the
New Century Woman's Club. Anna
will have her CDs for sale and will
do autographs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. at the event. Come meet Anna
and learn more about her song, "Love
So Rare," that has been up to #4 on the
Internet Country Radio and has been
played nearly 50,000 times. She will
be sharing her experiences as a song
writer and how marketing your song
on the intemet works. Along with
Anna will be seven Florida authors
signing books and providing writer
I Also The Book Chaser will ap-
praise your old books for free. A
sidewalk cafe will be set up by The
Coffee Clutch. New & used books
and other items will be for sale. The
day-long event is free and the work-
shops are $6 each.
For tickets to the workshops, stop
by Regina's Fine Jewelry in High
Springs. For more information con-
tact Susan Marey, 386-454-0302 or
email greyfoxtc(aaol.com.



The Gilchrist County Chamber of
Commerce will be starting the pro-
duction of the 2007 Gilchrist County
Guide Book, we are in the process of
taking orders for advertisers and ar-
ticles to be placed in the new Guide-
book. If you are interested in adver-
tising your place of business in the
2007 Guide Book please contact the
Chamber office at (352) 463-3467 or
(352) 463-4047.
Open house/Chamber Mixer at
the Chamber office, located at 220
S. Main Street in Trenton, Tuesday,
March 20, 2007, between the hours
of 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. There
will be a door prize drawing for a two
night stay at The Cypress House in
Old Town, (Dates of the two-night
stay will be restricted to availability)
donated by Diane Jackman, Owner.
Chamber Mixer at Libby's Beauty
and Barber Shop, located at 3249
W. Railroad Lane, in Bell, (behind
Akins's Bar-B-Q) on Tuesday, April
24, 2007, between the hours of 5:00
p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
To schedule a Chamber Mixer at
your place of business or for more
information on how to become a
Chamber member please contact
Maureen at the Chamber office (352)
463-3467 or (352) 463-4047.

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Welcomes you to come worship with us
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Praise & Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Praise & Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Phone 463-6543

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Bell High School JROTC Drill Teams Qualify

For State Competition

From Left to Right: Cadets Zach White, Cassie Roy, Kenny Braner, Amanda Jamison, Curt Crawford,
Mindy Cannon, and Melissa Mowery.

Bell High School
On Saturday, February 24, 2007,
the Bell High School JROTC com-
peted against seven other schools in
the Area 2 Qualifying Drill Meet at

Trenton High School
Student Government
Planning Prom Promise
It is once again the crazy time of
year where proms are beginning to
occur for many high school students.
The Student Government at Tren-
ton High School is seeking support
in helping to educate these students
about the effects of drinking and
driving. Every year the Student Gov-
ernment puts on a mock accident the
week of the prom.
The Student Government along
with the Florida Highway Patrol, Gil-

Westport High School in Ocala.
We had teams compete in the Color
Guard, Unarmed Squad, Unarmed
Platoon, and Armed Squad events.
Our teams were very successful! The
Unarmed Squad and Unarmed Pla-
toon finished second and the Color

christ County Sheriff's department,
and EMS services demonstrate what
could happen when young students
drink anddrive.
The mock accident involves stu-
dents from the high school as well
as guest speakers. Prom Promise
is always an exciting event that the
Juniors and Seniors at THS look for-
ward to.
This week we will be asking our
community to support us in helping
promote an accident free prom night.
Any donations will be greatly appre-
ciated and will go towards the Prom
Promise 2007. Your company name


From March 8, 2007 to March 14, 2007
Gilchrist County Superintendent's Office 1-800-884-9131
Transportation Office 1-800-833-5702
Date Time Event Place
3/7- FMCAT Tera% ,, : ^
3/9 : End of 3rd Nine Weeks
- 12- 14 No School Fair Holiday .
3/9 6/8:30 pm Movie Night Cafetorium
3/8 3 pm Softball (MS/JV/V) vs. Trenton Trenton
3/8 3:30/5:30 pm Drama Rehearsal Auditoriurh
3/13 5 pm Softball (JV/V)vs. Newberry Newberry
3/8 2:45/6 pm Drama
3/8 3;30 pm Track vs. Branford Track
3/8 6pm Varsity Softball vs. Bronson Bronson
3/9 3 pm Softball (MS/JV/V) vs. Bell Softball Field

Guard finished in fourth place.
The Unarmed Platoon and Un-
armed Squad will compete in the
State Drill Meet this weekend in
Lakeland. Congratulations to all the
teams on a job well done, and good
luck to those competing in Lakeland.

will be placed on the back of our
Prom Promise 2007 t-shirts which all
Juniors and Seniors will receive.
Our sponsors also will be invited
to attend Prom Promise 2007 at the
THS Track on April 5th, at 12:30 p.m.
Any business that is not contacted
this week but would like to sponsor
Prom Promise 2007, please contact
Mrs. Lucy Lacey at (352) 463-3224
or checks can be made out to THS
SGA and dropped off at the Trenton
High School front office. All sponsor
money and/or donations need to be in
by March 20th.

Trenton High School
Class Of 1987
It is time to plan our 20-year class
reunion. If you or someone you know
graduated from Trenton High School
in 1987, please email Sheri (Clark)
Matheny at sheri.renee@yahoo.com
or call 352-214-8729. Also, if you
would like. to be a part of the plan-
ning committee, please let me know....
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Bell FFA Alumni News
The Bell FFA Alumni will hold its
monthly meeting on Thursday, March
8, 2007. The meeting will begin at
7:00 p.m. at the Bell Ag Building. A
covered dish dinner will be served
with the Alumni providing the drinks
and paper products.
All parents, grandparents, past FFA
members, and any adults interested
in supporting the Bell Ag Program
are invited to attend.
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On The Mound With cert! CDs
The Bulldogs a special b
By Sean Boutwell CD record
The Bulldogs played Newberry Concert."
Tuesday. Ty Smith started for the serve your
Bulldogs and after giving up a two- time, pleas
run homer early in the first inning he would also
settled in for the next two innings. Winter Con
His good pitching gave the Bulldogs
a chance to get back in the game.
They got four runs in the first. C.J
Harris doubled to start the offense If you h
and advanced to third on a wild pitch. contact Del
Trent Shepherd brought C.J in with a www.presi
sacrifice hit. Brandon Ridgeway and band.or.
Bryan Nobs both got on base with
walks and Tyler Stofel reached on
an error. Wild pitches anda single by Florida
Justin Fowler allowed the Bulldogs Florida
to take a 4-2 lead. To Hist
Shaky pitching and weak defense Vernon
allowed 6 runs for Newberry in the Pr
third inning. The Bulldogs scored Prograi
one run in the third and one in the Washin
fourth. Ty Smith struggled through Historic
the fourth inning giving up 2 more Florida tea
runs and after ending the inning was ply for a
pulled from the game. Newberry led study prog
10-6 through 4 1/2 innings and the ton's horn
Bulldogs struck again on offense. June 9th-1
Zach Hunter reached on an error, Washingto:
Devin Taylor singled, and C.J Har- videos an ii
ris brought both runs in with a single. Washington
Tyler Stofel replaced Ty Smith on the discussion
mound and got through the fifth in- scholars a
ning without giving up any runs. Ty- scholars a
ler and his fellow teammates' defense teachers
struggled and let the close score be resde in 1
pushed seemingly out of reach. Mount Ver
Newberry scored 4 runs in the ington'sM
sixth and 2 in the seventh. With only teacher rec
a half inning left and losing 16-8 a stipend o
Bell showed its highly competitive penses.
character. Justin Fowler started the In additi
inning and drew a walk. After him Vernon's
Eric O'Steen singled to get his first educators,
hit of the year. Devin Taylor doubled, century co
scoring one run. C.J Harris drew and spending a
Trent singled bringing in two more the home
Bulldog runs. Bryan Nobs hit a sac- Montpeliel
rifice fly to score Trent. Down 16-13 son. Upon
the Bulldogs were finally put away study prog
and their late rally fell short and re- to prepare
suited in them losing their second about Geo
.straight game. duct a ser
Thursday the big game had finally in. their h
arrived for the Bulldogs. They trav-
eled to Trenton for the first of two infomat
games this season. New to the rivalry Institute
Bryan Nobs quickly learned what The Gec
makes these games so highly antici- Institute is
pated. Nobs was the starting pitcher teachers b
for the game and played as hard as Jr. Charita
an long-time Bell student. tioin id a
C.J Harris started''the game by education,'
drawing a walk and was laterbrought (703) 799-
in by a single from Bryan Nobs. In the
bottom of the first Trenton's starting
pitcher Andy Jones reached on a sin- 1
gle and scored on a single from Corey At t
Clark. Neither team scored in the sec-
ond inning. In the third Trent Shep- Oper
herd was brought in by Bryan Nobs'
double and Nobs himself scored on frc
an error by Trenton's catcher Colby
Perryman. In the bottom of the third
Andy Jones scored on another Corey
Clark single. C.J Harris drew a walk !
to begin a two out rally in the fourth
and eventually scored on another er-
ror by Perryman.
Bell led 4-2 after four innings Fa
and may have led by more if they
hadn't been on the bad end of close p
calls from the umpires. Bryan Nobs
stayed strong over the next three in-
nings giving up only two runs and
Andy Jones took control of Bell's PI
offense, he didn't give up any runs p
the rest of the regulation innings. The
two teams were tied at four and went
into an extra inning. Andy Jones got Drop-
through the Bulldogs offense quickly
and gave his team the chance to win
the game. Trenton second baseman
Billy Owens reached on an error and
was brought in by Andy Jones who Spo
hit the game winning double. Jones
was named player of the game. He
pitched all 8 innings and struck out
14 Bell batters. On offense he went
3-4 scored two runs and had two runs
batted in. Bryan Nobs also played a
great game. He pitched all 8 innings
and struck out 6. Nobs batted two
runs in and scored one himself.
Both teams showed each other SAV
proper respect after the game and the $0 -
close extra inning game only excited $25,c
the players for the next meeting in s$50,

will be offered at $10. As
onus, for an additional $5,
Iso receive our very first
ing of the "2006 Winter
If you would like to re-
Spring Concert CD at this
e send $10 (or $15, if you
o like to receive the 2006
ncert CD), to:
Bell Band Boosters CD
P.O. Box 345
Bell, Florida 32619
ave any questions, please
bbie Norton-Aronowicz at

Teachers Invited
oric Mount
For Free
m On George
Mount Vernon invites
chers, grades 3-12, to ap-
complimentary one-week
;ram at George Washing-
le in Northern Virginia,
5th, 2007. The George
n Teachers' Institute pro-
ntensive study of George
n and his world through
s led by noted Washington
nd hands-on workshops.
enrolled in the Institute
dodging on the grounds of
non, within sight of Wash-
ansion. Each participating
:eives room and board and
if up to $350 for travel ex-

on, to meeting with Mount
historians, curators, and
teachers will explore 18th-
lonial life and politics by
day exploring Monticello,
of Thomas Jefferson, and
r, the home of James Madi-
n completing the Institute's
ram, teachers are required
a lesson plan on teaching
irge Washington and con-
ninar for their colleagues
ome districts to share the
n they have gained at the

orge Washington Teachers'
made possible for Florida
ly the William R. Kenan
ble Trust. For informa-'
pplications.'please' e-mfi4
a-monl ulnt mri.org or cau

Trenton Community Farmers' Market
:he Depot 419 North Main Street (Hwy-129)

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Feb 24 BLOCK PARTY llam-2pm
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March 6 Anna White
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Bell Band Boosters
Our next scheduled monthly
Booster meeting will be April 5th at
7:00 p.m. in the Band Room. Offi-
cers will also be elected at this regu-
larly scheduled monthly April 5th
meeting. Our last regularly sched-
uled monthly meeting of the year will
be May 3rd, where next year's plans
will be made.
The Bell High School Symphonic
Band will travel to Branford High
School on March 17th, for the FBA
Concert MPA wish us luck!
Our Spring Concert is fast ap-
proaching! This is a concert of all
grade levels and will be held on May
14th. Orders will be taken in the
lobby, after the Spring Concert, for
"The 2007 Spring Concert Music
CD"! You will be able to order and
purchase a copy of the Spring Con-

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Student Induction To
Honor Society
The 2007 Spring Induction Cer-
emony for the Xi Phi Chapter of Phi:
Theta Kappa-International Honor So-
ciety will be held Wednesday, March
7, 2007 at 4:00 p.m. in the Lake City
Medical Center Auditorium of the
Barney E. McRae Jr M.D. Medical
Technology Building 103. The key-
note speaker will be Dean of Liberal
Arts and Sciences Brian Dopson.
This semester the following 57
students have accepted membership
to Phi Theta Kappa. To be eligible to
join PTK a student must have com-
pleted a minimum of 12 associate
degree level hours. They must have
an overall GPA of 3.0 and they must
have earned a 3.5 GPA during the
Fall 2006 term.
Congratulations to the follow ing
for their fine achievement.
Alachua: Anne Blanchard Sta-
Baker: Forrest Bolling-Cothron,
Waleska Gutierrez, April Michelle
Honea and Karen Mallard.
Clay: Gary Wayne Kott.
Columbia: Amber Renee Bailey,
John Becker, Robin C. Bray, Richard
Butcher, Abigail R. Crow, Lee'Ann
Day, Kimberly Anne Delaney, Tont
L. Fleming, Lyndsey Anne Good-
son, Melissa Lynn Greenfield, Jona-
than Paul Harley, Jeffery Alan Irwin,
Christen Denise Jones, Stephanie
Marie Kelley, Jason Russell Kim-
ball, Lynneda King, Richard Thomas
Passett, Jennifer Christin Peurrung,,
Micheal James Pope, Angelita Sepul-
veda, Larry Eugene Shallar, Jamie
Lynne Williams.
Dade: Christopher Nesto Calas.
Dixie: Kaycee Lane Bush, Lisa
McAlister Hightower, Paul Michael.
Huffman, Amanda Regina Mills,
Kelly Jean Rentz, Erin Ashlee Shep-
pard. .
Duval: Ray Carpenter III, Stepha-,
nie Marie Schellhorn.
Gilchrist: Leandra Lynn Knuck-
les, Sarah M. Law, Morgan Lorraine
Martin, Jessica Noel Nault.
Levy: Jennifer L. Rodgers.
Okaloosa: Brent Dupree.
Suwannee: Miranda Michelle
Arnold, Michael William Brantley,
Karla Renee Carbaugh, Kristin Dani-
elle Corbin, Bertha Alexandra Go-
doy, Ashley Nichole Lamm, Stephen,
Casey Musgrove, Samantha Denise'
Owens, Patrick Andrew Robinson,
Sonia Yolanda Taylor.
Taylor: Nicole R. Hadley.
Union: Hollly Kendall Reed.
Unknown: Rebecca Laurenr
Brown, Kayla Alicia Hamalainen.

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remain a hle is. Treat a man as he
wouldd be. and he l ill'become what he
should be. ~r : on
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Trenton High School Engineering Academy

Students Undertake A New Design Problem

Shown from left is Jacob Wilson and Corey Flanders manipulating
weight on the MAGLEV to establish a point of balancefor level flight
down the guideway.

Engineering Academy
During the past two weeks of
school, the Trenton High School En-
gineering Academy students under-
took a new design problem. Each
student was required to design a self-
propelled magnetic levitation vehicle
capable of traveling the 40 feet of
existing magnetic guideway located
in the engineering classroom. The
conceptual MAGLEV design would
require the vehicle to use electro-
magnetic force (EMF) for support
and alternating current (ac) power for
propulsion! No wheels were allowed
in the design to support the vehicle.
Highly energy efficient, frictionless
transportation was the goal of the en-
gineering student's magnetic levita-
tion project.
Magnetic levitation transport, or
MAGLEV, is a form of transporta-
tion that suspends, guides, and pro-
pels vehicles via electromagnetic
force. This method can be faster than
wheeled mass transit systems, poten-
tially reaching velocities' comparable
to turboprop and jet aircraft (500 km/
h or approximately 300 mph).
The world's first commercial ap-
plication of a high-speed MAGLEV
line is the IOS (initial operating seg-
ment) demonstration line in Shang-
hai, China that transports people 30
km (18.6 miles) to the airport in just
7 minutes 20 seconds (at a top speed
of 431 km/h or'268 mph, average
speed 250 km/h or 150 mph). Both
Germany and Japan currently employ
MAGLEV as a means of mass trans-
portation. ifiaiddition, MAGLEV is
being studied for feasibility as a vi-
able means of mass transportation in
a variety of other countries as well as
the United States. However, scien-
Tfic and economic limitations as well
as political barriers have hindered

the widespread adoption of the tech-
MAGLEV technology has minimal
overlap with wheeled train technol-
ogy and is not compatible with con-
ventional railroad tracks. Because
they cannot share existing infrastruc-
ture, MAGLEVs must be designed as
complete, self-contained transporta-
tion systems. The term "MAGLEV"
refers not only to the vehicles, but
to the guideway system specifically
designed for magnetic levitation and
After learning the principles of
magnetic levitation in the classroom,
the engineering students worked to-
gether in two-person teams employ-
ing AutoCAD-2007 software for
their conceptual design plans. Once
the designs were approved, the en-
gineering students printed out scale
construction drawings to build from.
Utilizing common items such as
foam-core board, paper clips, wire,
rubber bands, magnets and other as-
sorted such materials they began the
construction process. The first step
was to construct a platform that suc-
cessfully levitated above the exist-
ing guideway. Secondly, a centering
system was developed to keep the
vehicle "centered" over the magnetic
"rails" once a propulsion system was
added. Next, students installed fan
type motors for the actual propulsion
system for their respective MAG-
LEV vehicles. The fan motors were
powered via alternating current (a/c),
which was routed down the left and
right sides of the central guideway.,
The engineering students quickly
learned that designing the project
was only half the battle. The real
work came in the form of "trouble-
shooting" all the problems that arose
during the construction and testing

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phase of the project. These issues
included incorrectly located mag-
nets, unstable MAGLEV platforms,
drag reduction on the contact points,
effective electrical energy transfer
and torque generated by the fan mo-
tor; these quickly forced many of the
teams to regroup and redesign their
respective projects. The final step for
the students in the MAGLEV project
was a timed test flight down and back
on the 40 feet of MAGLEV track.
Projects like bridge building and
magnetic levitation transportation are
typical for a Trenton High School En-
gineering Academy student! Next on
the engineering academy list of proj-
ects is rocket design and construction
(both high-pressure pneumatic and
hydro-pneumatic rockets). If proj-
ects like these sound like something
that might interest you and you're a
student in the Gilchrist County school
system, please feel free to contact Mr.
Don Barselou (Academy Director) at
Trenton High School or send him an
e-mail at barseloud@mygcsd.org

Medicare Part B
Deadline Approaching
By Clif Copeland
Social Security Public Affairs
If you didn't sign up for Medicare
Part B medical insurance when you
first became eligible for Medicare,
you now have an opportunity to ap-
ply. But time is running out. The
deadline for applying is March 31,
2007. If you miss the deadline, you
will have to wait until 2008 to apply.
Medicare Part B covers some med-
ical expenses not covered by Medi-
care Part A (hospital insurance), such
as doctors' fees, outpatient hospital
visits, and other medical supplies
and services that are not covered by
Medicare Part A.
When you first become eligible for
hospital insurance (Part A), you have
a seven-month period (your initial
enrollment period) in which to sign
up for medical insurance (Part B).
After that, you have to pay a higher
premium unless you were covered
through an employer's group health
plan or a group health plan based on a
spouse's employment. You are given
another opportunity to enroll in Part
B during the general enrollment peri-
od, from January 1st to March 31st of
each year. But each 12-month period
that you are eligible for Medicare
Part B ind do not sign up, the amount
of your monthly premium increases
by 10 percent.'
You can learn more about Medi-
care by reading our electronic book-
let, Medicare (SSA Publication No.
05-10043) at www.socialsecurity.
gov/pubs/10043.html. You may also
call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213
(TTY 1-800-325-0778) to ask for a
copy. Or visit the Medicare website
at www.medicare.gov. You may also
call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE
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FWC North Central
Region Rule Changes
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-
servation Commission approved a
list of hunting rule changes February
7th, for the North Central Region, in-
cluding some expanded hunting op-

Darcy Anne Yencho Takes Overall In The

Prettiest Pet Pageant

Prettiest Pet Pageant
Saturday February 24th Trenton ~
Drama Club held their first annual .- "
SPrettiest Pet Pageant. The three judg- ,,
es, Bill Martin, Renee Hastings, and
Cheryl Boland, all did a wonderful job
in judging the three categories. When
asked how they could decide they re- .' '
sponded, "It was not easy. They were -:j;;
all so adorable." In the end the score ;. ;'-
cards were added up and the numbers '
were very close.
In the Cat Category Lindsay a 13
pound, 3 year old, female Maine Coon ',
took center stage as she was crowned .,
Cat Queen. Keagan the 9 pound, 10 -_ .
month old Maine Coon mix took 1st
runner up. Both cats were presented
by their owners Michael and Tyler
The Dogs took the show as they
pranced out to the tune "Who Let
the Dogs out?" Pepper-Ann Jordan a
female, to-and-a-half year old eski-
poo took 1st runner up in her lovely
pink dress. Pepper-Ann was present-
ed by Raven Jordan. Darcy Yencho
a female 3 year old Cocker Spaniel I
took the crown as well as overall in
her bumble bee outfit. Nikki Yencho
walked Darcy out giving her com-
mands. Darcy responded with great Darcy
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One such rule change establishes
the Lower Econfina River Wildlife
Management Area (WMA)- in Taylor
County. The new WMA will offer 16-
day archery, three-day muzzleloading
gun, 42-day small game and nine-day
spring turkey seasons in addition to
fishing and frogging throughout the
Quota permits won't be required
for any season, fires will be prohib-
ited, and rules will allow motorized
vehicles only on named or numbered
roads. East of the Lower Econfina
River, motorized vehicles will be al-
lowed only during periods open to
hunting. ATVs and motorcycles are
prohibited, but hunting with bird
dogs and dogs with a shoulder height
of less than 15 inches will be legal.
Hunting hogs with dogs is prohib-
Also, in Osceola WMA in Colum-
bia and Baker counties, the bound-
aries of the still and dog hunt areas
were reconfigured, increasing the
size of the dog hunt area by 17,000
acres and increasing the number of
dog hunt quota permits from 800 to
900. Dog hunters are required to use
designated roads to access the dog
hunt area during the fox, deer-dog
training and general gun seasons.
Hunters may possess dogs at the East
Tower Campground during the gen-
eral gun season.
On the Blue Springs Unit of Twin
Rivers WMA in Hamilton County,
bird dog training&p has been moved
from October to 14 days in Novem-
ber and December. Bird dog training
permits will be available from the
FWC's regional office in Lake City.
A January special-opportunity quail
hunt on the area also gained approv-
al; the number of special-opportunity
permits to be issued will depend on a
fall population survey.
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would like to thank all the sponsors.
Crowns and gifts such as dog food,
free grooming, well pet visits and
more were given to the contestants.
Prizes were donated by FRM, Tren-
ton pet grooming, and Petco. If you
would like to make a donation to the
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your donation to 1350 SW ST RD 26,
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Tri-County Marine Corp League
The Tri-County Marine Corps League's Commandant Har-
ry Hopwood, would like to find another child for this "empty
bike." This program is one of the many projects of the MCL.
The trike is made for children who cannot use their legs, but
can use their arms to ride the trike. There is no cost; if you
know a family with such a child that we can "make smile,"Please call
(352) 493-2919 for further information.

What Is Autism
Autism is a complex brain disorder
that often inhibits a person's abil-
ity to communicate, respond to sur-
roundings, and form relationships
with others. First identified more
than 50 years ago, autism is typically
diagnosed by the age of two or three.
Autism affects people of all racial,
ethnic and socioeconomic back-
Few disorders are as devastating to
a child and his or her family. While
some people with autism are mildly
affected, most people with the condi-
tion will require lifelong supervision
and care and have significant lan-
guage impairments. Many children
with.autism will never be able to tell
their parents they love them.
Studies by the U.S. Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention sug-
gest that the prevalence of autism
spectrum disorders has significantly
increased, from approximately four
in 10,000 in the early 1990s to as
many as one in every 166 births to-
day. Despite strikingly high preva-
lence, autism research remains one
of the lowest funded areas of medical
research by both public and private
Currently, the causes of autism are
unknown and there are no specific
medical treatments or cure. Physi-
cians have no blood test or diagnostic
scan that can definitively diagnose the
disorder. As such, the diagnosis of
autism is based solely upon observa-
tions of behavior. Despite increasing
national interest and high prevalence,
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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
encompass a group of neuropsychiat-
ric disorders characterized by deficits
in social interaction and communi-
cation, and unusual and repetitive
behavior. Some, but not all, people
with autism are non-verbal. The de-
gree of autism varies from mild to
severe in different individuals. Se-
verely afflicted patients can appear
profoundly retarded. The cause (or
causes) of autism are not yet under-
stood. However, it is widely believed
within the scientific community that
there is a strong genetic component
or predisposition to autism spec-
trum disorders. Researchers have
proposed that the immunological,
metabolic, and environmental factors
may also play a part in the etiology
of autism.
Facts About Autism:' 1 in 166 chil-
dren is diagnosed with autism, 67
children are diagnosed per day, more
children will be diagnosed with au-
tism this year than with AIDS, dia-
betes, and cancer combined; autism
is the fastest-gr6wing serious de-
velopmental disability in the United
States; autism costs the nation over
$90 billion per year, a figure expected
to double in the next decade; autism
receives less than five percent of the
research funding of many less preva-
lent childhood diseases. Boys are
four times more likely than girls to
have autism; there is no medical de-
tection or cure for autism.
Incidence vs Private funding: Leu-
kemia affects 1 in 25,000/funding is
$310 million; Muscular Dystrophy
affects 1 in 20,000, funding $175
million; Pediatric AIDS affects 1 in
8,000, funding $394 million; juve-
nile diabetes affects 1 in 500, fund-
ing $130 million; autism affects 1 in
166, funding ONLY $15 million.

Take Stock In Children
Scholarship Application
Deadline Approaches
By Rena F. Violette, Lake City
Community College Take Stock in
Children program specialist
What is Take Stock in Children
(TSIC)? It is more than an opportuni-
ty to provide an education for a child;
it is an opportunity to change a child's
life forever. TSIC improves the lives
of youth by providing college schol-
arships, mentors, enrichment activi-
ties, and a support program designed
to prepare students for success. The
program was developed as a solution
to some of the most critical problems
facing people of the state of Florida
which are high dropout and youth
crime rates. Take Stock in Children's
96 percent success rate has proven
to overcome obstacles such as child
poverty, academic failure, and youth
The local TSIC Program is admin-
istered through the Lake City Com-
munity College Foundation. Since
1995, the Foundation has purchased
or acquired 281 TSCI scholarships

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in the five-county district (Baker, Co-
lumbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, and Union
counties). There are currently 142
TSIC students attending high school
in the district and 79 TSIC students
using their scholarships at LCCC.
Qualified students-from the district
are selected after completing schol-
arship applications during the last
quarter of their eighth-grade year.
Applications for this year's program
are due April 16th. Students' and
their parents) or guardians must sign
a contract making several pledges:
remain drug and crime-free; maintain
satisfactory grades (2.0 GPA); meet
with a mentor an hour per week; and
adhere to the school code of conduct
until graduation. In turn, they are giv-
en the promise of a college scholar-
ship and the support of a caring men-
tor. If a student successfully meets the
criteria throughout four years of high
school they are awarded one of two
scholarships: a two-year scholarship
to Lake City Community College or a
two-plus-two-year scholarship which
provides two years of education at
LCCC and two years of education at
an institute of higher learning. Those
who do not fulfill their contracts lose
their scholarship and their place in
the program.
How can you help? You can ac-
tively change a child's life with the
gift of hope for the future by becom-
ing a mentor. Sir Winston Churchill
said it best, "To each there comes
in their lifetime a special moment
when they are figuratively tapped on
the shoulder and offered'the chance
to do a very special thing, unique to
them and fitted to their talents. What
a tragedy if that moment finds them
unprepared or unqualified for that
which could have been their finest
Since January, which was Nation-
al Mentor Month, volunteers from
Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist,
and Union counties were recruited to
serve as mentors for the next student
selection to take place in May 2007.
Having an adequate number of men-
tors is important because students
cannot sign for their scholarship
without being matched with a men-
tor. Mentors complete an application,
undergo a background check, and
attend a mentor orientation training
class prior to being matched with
a student. A mentor becomes a role
model, a tutor, and a friend. Mentors
guide their student match toward a
college education and a successful
life. .
i Other ways community mem-
hbers, .and, organizations, can help
are through private contributions,
planned gifts, payroll deductions,
and special event fundraising. These
funds are usually matched 100 per-
cent by the state of Florida and the
Florida Prepaid Foundation. These
are the main sources which fund the
scholarships purchased for the TSIC
program. For the past six years, the S
and S Invitational Charity Golf Tour-
nament has been a large contributor
to both the Foundation and the TSIC
program. This year, the S and S In-
vitational Charity Golf Tournament
will be held on April 20th, at the
Southern Oaks Golf Club. The golf
tournament will benefit Haven Hos-
pice, the Foundation, and Take Stock
in Children.
Please take time to consider volun-
teering as a Take Stock in Children
mentor over the upcoming month.
You can make a difference...take
part in shaping the future of our com-
munity's youth!
Violette is the TSIC program spe-
cialist at Lake City Community Col-
lege. She can be reached via e-mail at
violetter@lakecitycc.edu or by call-
ing (386) 754-4392.

McCollum Announces
$8 Million Multi-State
Settlement With Bayer
Company To Register, Post
Results Of Clinical Trials
Attorney General Bill McCollum
announced that Florida and 29 addi-
tional states have reached an $8 mil-
lion settlement with Bayer Corpora-
tion, resolving an investigation into
the marketing of a drug to lower cho-
lesterol. The settlement was part of a
consumer protection enforcement ac-
tion initiated over concerns that Bay-
er failed to adequately disclose safety
risks associated with Baycol.
In May 1998, Bayer began mar-
keting Baycol, a type of cholester-
ol-lowering drug known as a station.
Statins carry a known risk of my-
opathy, a weakening of the muscles,
as well as a more serious muscular
disease. Through post-marketing
studies of its product, Bayer learned
that the risk associated with Baycol
was significantly higher compared
to other stations, particularly at higher
doses and when combined with an-
other particular cholesterol-lowering
drug. Baycol was withdrawn from
the prescription drug market in Au-
gust 2001.
The investigation, initiated by the
states in 2004, alleged that while
Bayer informed the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration about these ad-
verse effects, the company failed to
adequately warn consumers.
"Manufacturers shouldn't be al-
lowed to hide medical information
that doctors rely on to prescribe the
correct medicine for their patients,"
McCollum said. "This could po-
tentially harm our citizens and their
safety is our priority."
Today's settlement requires Bayer
to pay a total of $8 million to the 30
participating states. Florida's share
of the settlement funds is $200,000
and will reimburse taxpayers for the
cost of the state's investigation. The
company must also register most of
its clinical studies and then post the
results at the end of each study. Bayer
is required to fully comply with the
state laws regulating the marketing,
sale and promotion of its pharma-
ceutical and biological products. The
company is further prohibited from
making false and misleading claims
relating to any such product sold in
the United States. The settlement,
filed today in Broward County in the
form of a consent judgment, is await-
ing approval from a circuit judge.
In addition to Florida, participat-
ing states include Arizona, Arkansas,
California, Connecticut, Delaware,
Kansas, Kentucky, Idaho, Illinois,
Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachu-
setts, Micliigan, Mississippi, Mon-
tana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio.
Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carol-
na, S6uth Dakota, Tennessee, Texas,
Vermont, Virginia, Washington and

Gilchrist County
Woman's Club News
February was a busy month for
our club. The winners of our local
Arts and Craft show went on to the
district show in Gainesville. Lynn
Parkes took two first places in two
Cross Stitch Categories and Oonagh
DeNezza took first place in Acryl-
ics. These three items will go on to
the state level in Orlando in April.
The Directors choice award went to
Renata Barts for her wonderful cross
stitch of a large Blue Heron.
Our next meeting will be held on
Thursday, March 8, 2007, in our club
house at 7:00 p.m.. We will have two
guest speakers, Julie Thomas will talk
about the upcoming Beast Feast and a
Trenton High School Senior will give
a brief talk on Organ Donors. Please
bring a friend. Both topics will be in-
teresting and informative.
Submitted by,
Oonagh DeNezza

Suwannee River
Water Management
District To Hold
The Stwanrnec River Water Man-
agement District (District) will host
a meeting on Thursday, March 15, to
receive public comment on the rec-
ommended minimum flows and lev-
els (MFLs) for the Waccasassa River
and its springs.
The meeting will be held from 7:00
p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Bronson at the
Levy County Agricultural Center,
625 N. Hathaway Ave., Alternate
Florida Statutes require that MFLs
- water levels and flows designed
to prevent significant harm to water
resources be established for water
bodies. The District has gathered
technical data and information to de-
velop the MFLs for the Waccasassa
River and its springs.
MFLs are used in the water supply
planning process and for determining
water availability for consumptive
use purposes. In addition, they pro-
vide guidance in making water use
and permitting decisions; ensure suf-
ficient water resources for the public
and ecosystems; protect wetlands,
fish and wildlife habitat; and provide
protection of water resources for nav-
igation and recreation.
A copy of the final technical docu-
ment is available on the District web-
site at http://www.mysuwanneeriver.
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Clinic beginning at 1 pm 4 pm on Thursday, March 22,
2007. No appointment necessary. This service will be
provided to all women with a charge of only $5.00. This
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23rd Annual Windsor
Zucchini Festival
The 23rd annual Zukefest will be
held on May 12, 2007, at the fire sta-
tion in Windsor (1401 SE CT RD
234, Gainesville) All proceeds go
to the WVFD. There will be fried
zucchini, zucchini bread, Bar-B-Q
chicken, and many wonderful veg-
gies. Also, there will be rides, magic
show, beauty pageant, fun run and
activities all day from 8:00 a.m.till
5:00 p.m.
The arts and crafts booths will be
selling great gifts for Mother's Day
(57 booths last year).
Planning meetings are every Mon-
day night at 7:00 p.m. at the fire
house. We have included some zuke
seeds and hope you will take a few
minutes to plant them when the time
is right. The beautiful plants and
blossoms will remind you to attend
this festival and make it a very spe-
cial day for us. We all work so hard
to make this a positive contribution
to our community. Mark your calen-
der today.,
For more information contact,
Bobbi J. Walton, Chairperson at
(352) 372-7814 or bjwalton910@
bellsouth.net, Dwayne King, Fire-
man, Fire Station at (352) 378-8671,
windsorfirerescue@,msn.com, Ke-
alyn Brown, Committee person at
(352) 378-1586.

Social Security Website
Now Even Easier To Use
By Clif Copeland
Social Security Public Affairs
Social Security has introduced a
new home page design at www.so-
cialsecurity.gov and it's easier to use
than its highly-acclaimed predeces-
Because more and more people are
doing business on the Internet, Social
Security is committed to making it
easy for you to conduct your Social
Security business online. The rede-
signed home page will help you find
what you're looking for faster arid
more efficiently.
Some of the more noticeable chang-
es to Social' Security's home page
include: easier access to Frequently
Asked Questions, one of our most
popular features; more drop-down
menus instead of long lists of links;
a search box located directly on the
home page; a more visible login but-
ton for people who already receive
benefits and have a password; and
a quick reference list of links to our
most popular online services.
Our most frequently used online
services include applying for ben-
eiats online, repling a os, stolen or
damaged Medicare card, requesting a
proof of Social Security income let-
ter, changing your address or phone
number, and finding the nearest So-
cial Security office.
Another popular feature is our list
of Frequently Asked Questions. This
service alone gets 27 million visitors
each year. The questions and answers
are easy to find and can be searched

by specific subject matter.
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ple visited the Social Security website
www.socialsecurity.gov. In 2007,
we expect that number to grow, and
visitors to the site will find it easier to
navigate and more responsive to their
searches for specific subjects.

Florida Crackers
Chapter Of The Florida
Trail Association
Schedules March
The Florida Crackers chapter of
the Florida Trail Association invites
you to join in our activities and enjoy
the great outdoors in North Central
On Sunday, March l1th, we will
paddle up the Silver River from Ray's
Wayside to Silver Springs watching
for wildlife and stopping for breaks
along the way. Bring your canoe or
kayak, PFD, whistle, snack, lunch,
water, etc. Contact leader Elizabeth
van Mierop (352) 378-4207 eliza-
van(iaol.com for more information
and to sign up.
There will be no March meeting of
the Florida Crackers Chapter due to
the Annual Conference March 16th-
18th. Volunteers are needed to help
stuff registration envelopes at the
FTA office in Gainesville March 14th
at 2:00 p.m.
There will be a MEMBERS ONLY
"Hike and Bike" on Friday, March
30th. We will meet at Shell Mounds
just N of Cedar Key for a scenic hike
over Indian mounds and along tidal
flats. Then we will go to Cedar Key
for lunch at one of its famed restau-
rants followed by a 10 mile bike trip
along quaint, secluded back roads
with frequent views of the Gulf. Con-
tact leader Ted Kmet Phone (352)
378-4730 EMAIL: tjkmet@juno.com
for more information and to sign up.
There are two trail maintenance
hikes scheduled on March 3rd and 7th
to clear the Florida Trail and repaint
blazes. Please contact the leader or
co-leader listed at the FTA website
and published in the Footprint maga-
zine listed to confirm if you plan to
For all FTA events please contact
the activity leader prior to any event
in case there is a change in the time or
location and to sign up. The public is
welcome to participate in all activities
unless designated as "members only."
To learn more about the Florida Trail
Association and the Florida Crack-
ers chapter and its activities, visit our
website at www.floridatrail.org.

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The extended deadline to sign up
for seven 2005 Hurricane Disaster
Programs is now March 30th, an-
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sistance to farmers and ranchers who
suffered losses due to Hurricanes
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Mississippi, North Carolina, South
Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. The
Farm Service Agency will administer
the funds on behalf of CCC.
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eligible for assistance as a result of
the damage caused by Hurricanes
Katrina and Wilma, said Kevin L.
Kelley, State Executive Director for
the USDA's Farm Service Agency
(FSA). Eligible Florida counties
are:Bay, Gulf, Liberty, Palm Beach,
SBrevard, Hardee, Manatee, Polk,
Broward, Hendry, Martin, St. Lucie,
Calhoun, Highlands, Miami-Dade,
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Franklin, Lee, Osceola, Washington,
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primary natural disaster areas by Sec-
retary Johanns~or designated a major
disaster or emergency by President
Bush for 2005 calendar-year hur-
ricanes Katrina, Ophelia, Wilma or
Rita. Counties contiguous to a pri-
mary county are also eligible. The
Act did not include counties declared
disaster areas by Hurricane Dennis.
Program fact sheets include the list
of eligible counties, as well as pro-
gram details, and can be found online
at http://www.fsa.usda.gov, click on
Disaster Assistance Programs. To re-
ceive benefits, producers must meet
other eligibility requirements.
2005 Hurricanes Livestock Com-
pensation Program provides pay-
ments to livestock owners and cash
lessees for certain feed losses. 2005
Hurricanes Livestock Indemnity Pro-
gram II provides benefits to live-
stock owners and contract growers
for certain livestock deaths. 2005
Hurricanes Citrus Program pro-
vides benefits to citrus producers
who suffered citrus crop production
losses and associated fruit-bearing
tree damage, including related clean-
up and rehabilitation costs. 2005
Hurricanes Fruit and Vegetable Pro-
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who suffered fruit and vegetable crop
production losses, including related
clean-up costs. 2005 Hurricanes,
Tropical Fruni Prog.ram, -.'Wpi"es
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provides benefits to commercial or-
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ers who suffered inventory losses and
incurred clean-up costs. 2005 Hurri-
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provides payments to eligible own-
ers of commercially grown Christ-
mas trees, ornamental trees, nursery
trees, potted trees, bushes (including
shrubs) and vines that were lost or
damaged due to 2005 hurricanes.
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grams for the same losses. According
to Kelley, producers who received a
Federal Crop Insurance indemnity
payment will not be eligible for pay-
ments under the 2005 Hurricanes
Citrus Program, Tropical Fruit Pro-
gram, Fruit and Vegetable Program,
and Nursery Program. An exception
to this is that although an indemnity
payment was received, producers
may be eligible for the clean-up por-
tion of the Nursery Program. Some
producers may have little documen-
tation of losses as a result of hurri-
cane devastation; however, USDA
will require producers to provide
all available documentation. Inter-
ested farmers may contact their local
USDA Service Centers for further in-
formation on eligibility requirements
and application procedures for these
and other programs.
Early this year, USDA announced
$2.8 billion in aid to assist victims of
the 2005 hurricane season. USDA
provided approximately $1.2 billion
of those funds through nine disaster
programs. Details about these and
other disaster programs are available
at http://www.fsa.usda.gov, click on
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North Florida Public
Hearing Set For March
12th To Take Comments
Or Suggestions On
Property Tax Reform
Representative Debbie Boyd, Rep-
resentative Will Kendrick, Senator
Steve Oelrich and Senator Nancy
Argenziano will be holding a public
meeting in Live Oak at the Suwan-
nee Elementary School on Hwy 129
South, Monday, March 12th, from
6:00 p.m.-9:00qp.m. to take com-
ments or suggestions on property tax
Also attending the meeting will be
members of both the Florida House
of Representatives and the Florida
Senate who were appointed to the
Property Tax Reform Ad Hoc Com-
mittee. This will be the only meeting
that will be held in the North Central
Florida area and is an opportunity for
citizens, business owners and elected
officials to express their opinions and
propose solutions on the property tax
reform issue. "This is a very com-
plex and critical issue affecting all of
our citizens, and we need a compre-
hensive solution that will not result
in unintended consequences." Said
State Representative Debbie Boyd.
If you have any questions please
contact Rep. Boyd's District Office
at: Phone: (386) 454-0803 or 850-
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Log Cabin Quilters met March 1st
at the Levy County Quilt Museum.
After a wonderful morning rain, ev-
eryone got busy and we had a great
day. The Log Cabin Quilt that we
will give away at the Quilt Show in
December is finished and hanging for'
all to see. The pattern is so different
and to us it is a very beautiful quilt.
We plan to make another one but use
different colors.
The Butterfly quilt is finally in the
frame and we can get it quilted. The
squares were ordered from a craft
house but we ended up with three
different colors of white. All white
is not the same. The squares had to
be taken apart and put back with less

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Two more rows on two quilts and
they will be done. One is our Water-
melon quilt and one is an appliqued
flower. Quilting does take time and
this is why we ask people to take care
of a hand-quilted quilt.
Greg and 6 boys were out Tues-
day and we will soon be getting our
garden ready to plant. Thanks Lan-
Lunch was great with rice, hot dogs,
creamed corn, mustards, eggs, potato
salad, jello salad, beans, Joanelle's
pound cake, Lois's watergate cake
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workshop last Tuesday. They are left to right, Jan Litzinger, Alice
Gilbert, and Faith Stanton.

Springhouse Quilters
The Petal Play Redbird workshop
for February was well attended by
Springhouse Quilters. Joyce Snod-
dy conducted the workshop and gave
many tips and ideas for completing
the quilted 3-D redbird picture quilt.
This is the second time this workshop
has been offered due to the interest
from the membership.
Anna Gilliam and her committee
has been working hard in getting the
2007 raffle quilt together and ready
for quilting. This quilt is made using
lots of blues and many different quilt
blocks. At least 30 members made a
block for inclusion into the quilt. It
will exciting to see the quilt top and
how the blocks were all arranged into
the full quilt.
The excitement for the Stack and

Whack quilts is still continuing. The
quilts go together so quickly that it'
makes it a lot of fun to cut and piece
one of these quilts. Several members
have tops ready for quilting. Quilt-
ing machines have stayed busy just
keeping up with this work.
We have had some members or
family members who have had some
very difficult illnesses. To each of
these we do wish them a speedy re-
covery so their beautiful quilting can
continue. The next regular meeting
for Springhouse will be on March
13th beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the
Springhouse Quilt House on High-
way 26 west of Trenton.
For information on Springhouse
Quilters, contact Jan Litzinger 463-
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Warm Temperatures,
Lack Of Rainfall
Increases Wildfire
Threat, Bronson Says
Florida Agriculture and Consumer
Services Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson today warned of a higher
wildfire threat this spring due to
warm temperatures and a lack of
widespread rainfall. Although wild-
fires can occur throughout the year
in Florida, the most active time for
wildfires is from March to June. Be-
cause of the higher wildfire danger,
Bronson is asking all Floridians to be
extremely careful with outdoor burn-
"People are the major cause of
wildfires in Florida whether it is the
crime of arson, escaped fire from
land-clearing, children experiment-
ing with matches or an unattended
yard fire," Bronson said. "People are
responsible for about 85 percent of
all Florida wildfires."
For many people, disposing of
yard waste (leaves, grass clippings,
tree limbs, palm fronds, etc.) with a
small fire is a routine part of spring
cleaning. This is activity is permitted
in most Florida counties without any
specific authorization.
Bronson emphasized that 'the fire
.must be attended at all times and be
in a pile no greater than 8 feet in di-
ameter, or in a noncombustible con-
tainer. In addition, the fire must be
at least 25 feet from the home of the
person burning or'any wooded area,
at least 50 feet from any paved road-
way and at least 150 feet from other
occupied buildings.
If the wildfire threat becomes se-
vere, counties, municipalities or the
Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services could enact
a bur ban that prohibits all outdoor
burning until weather conditions im-
prove. Residents should check with
their local office of the Florida Di-
vision of Forestry or the nearest fire
department to learn if a burn ban is
in effect and how to bur legally and
"We all need to be sure that our
carelessness does not create a wild-
fire that endangers the property of
others," Bronson said.
Inadequate or widely scattered
precipitation typically means an in-
creased wildfire danger and is moni-
tored by the Keetch-Byram Drought
Index (KBDI). The Keetch-Byram
Drought Index measures the amount
of moisture in the upper three feet of
soil on a scale which ranges from 0
(flood conditions) to 800 (desert-
like conditions). In recent weeks, the
KBDI has risento a statewide average
of 404, with a simultaneous increase
in the number of \' !lidnel. Twenty'
percent of the state is now recording
KBDI measurements of over 600.
The Division of Forestry maintains
a toll free Arson Alert Hotline 1-800-
342-5869, for anonymous tips on ar-
son in wooded or forested areas and
offers a reward of up to $5,000 for
information leading to the conviction
of an arsonist.
Since January 1st, the Division of
-Forestry has responded to 516 wild-
fires that have burned 31,470 acres.

USDA Offers Low-
Interest Emergency
Loans To Farmers In 14
Disaster Declared
Farmers in 14 north and central
Florida counties that suffered signifi-
cant damage caused by recent storms
may apply for low-interest Emer-
gency Loans from the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture's Farm Service
Agency (FSA), said Kevin L. Kelley,
FSA State Executive. These loans
currently carry an interest rate of 3.75
Eligible farmers can use emergen-
cy loan funds to overcome physical
losses, such as repair .or rebuild es-
sential farm buildings, clean debris
or prepare land for replanting, and
to replace livestock, supplies and
harvested crops on hand or in stor-
age that were lost. Eligible farmers
can also use emergency loan funds
toward production losses, to recover
a portion of losses on growing crops
that were destroyed.
Four central Florida counties-Lake,
Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia-were
recently named Presidential major
disaster declaration areas as a result
of severe storms and tornadoes that
occurred February lst-2nd, 2007.
Producers in these counties and in
the following contiguous counties
may apply for low-interest Emergen-

cy Loans from FSA: Brevard, Citrus,
Flagler, Hernando, Marion, Orange,
Osceola, Pasco, Polk, and Putnam.
Emergency Loan Program appli-
cations for physical and production
losses are due in county FSA offices
by October 3, 2007.
Volusia County was also declared
a Presidential Major Disaster area on
February 8, 2007, as a result of se-
vere storms, tornadoes and flooding
which occurred on December 25,
2006. Producers in that county and
in the following contiguous counties
have until October 9, 2007, to sub-
mit applications for FSA Emergency
Loans: Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Mar-
ion, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, and
Seminole. Producers in these coun-
ties have until October 9, 2007, to
apply for Emergency Loan Program
Presidential major disaster declara-
tions, must be requested by a gover-
nor to the President, are administered
through the Federal Emergency Man-
agement Agency (FEMA). A Presi-
dential major disaster declaration can
be made within days or hours of the
initial request.
Farmers in eligible counties have
eight months from the date of the
declaration to apply for loans to help
cover part of their actual losses.
Qualified farm operators in the des-
ignated areas eligible for low interest
emergency (EM) loans, provided
eligibility requirements are met, and
FSA will consider each loan applica-
tion on its own merits, taking into
account the extent of losses, security
available and repayment ability.
"Unpredictable weather events put
farmers at risk in producing a de-
pendable and affordable food supply.
We are pleased to be able to provide
Emergency Loan program assistance
to producers as quickly as possible,"
said Kelley.
The FSA has a variety of programs,
in addition to the EM loan program,
to help eligible farmers recover from
adversity. USDA has also made other
programs available to assist farmers
and ranchers, including the Emergen-
cy Conservation Program, Federal
Crop Insurance and the Noninsured
Crop Disaster Assistance Program.
For more information on disaster
assistance, contact a local USDA Ser-
vice Center or Farm Service Agency
office or visit USDA's website at

Progress Energy Florida
Donates $50,000 For
Florida Disaster
Recovery Fund
Progress Energy Florida an-
n.uuit;L t0l.JL a .$50,q9 9(ron,.ti4on 1(<
the ne\1l) 'named' Florida Disaster
Recovery Fund to help victims of last
week's devastating tornadoes in Cen-
tral Florida. Funding will come from
the Progress Energy Foundation:
The Florida Disaster Recovery
Fund, which Gov. Charlie Crist an-
nounced will be designed to meet the-
long-term recovery needs of Florid-
ians affected by natural disasters.
"Last week's tragic storm was dev-
astating for many Central Florida
families, and we understand the ef-
fect that these events can have on
communities," said Jeff Lyash, presi-
dent and chief executive officer of
Progress Energy Florida. "Our em-
ployees also live and work in these
communities, and we all need to pull
together and support one another as
we work to rebuild."
About 420 Progress Energy em-
ployees and contractors traveled to
Central Florida to help restore elec-
tric service for residents.
Donations to the Florida Disas-
ter Recovery Fund are used to help
meet needs that are unmet by insur-
ance, government and immediate re-
lief assistance. A contribution to this
fund ensures the donation remains in
Florida and helps the recovery efforts
from last week's disaster.
The Progress Energy Foundation
supports programs and activities that
improve the lives of customers and,
through it, the company takes an ac-
tive role in building and supporting
communities. The foundation was
formed to distribute philanthropic
funds in the company's Florida,
North Carolina and South Carolina
service areas.
Progress Energy Florida, a sub-
sidiary of Progress Energy provides
electricity and related services to
nearly 1.7 million customers in Flor-
ida. The company is headquartered
in St. Petersburg, and serves a terri-
tory encompassing more than 20,000
square miles including the cities of
St. Petersburg and Clearwater, as
well as the Central Florida area sur-

rounding Orlando. Progress Energy
is the 2006 recipient of the Edison
Electric Institutes' Edison Award, the
industry's highest honor, in recogni-
tion of its operational excellence. In
2005, the company also received the
prestigious J.D. Power and Associ-
ates Founder's Award for dedication,
commitment and sustained improve-
ment in customer service. For more
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March Is Women's
History Month At Lake
City Community College
byVickie Lepore, coordinator
library research
Have you ever considered where
we might be today if women in his-
tory had not moved forward to de-
mand their rights? Well, let's see.
How many would be attending col-
lege? Would we have voting and le-
gal rights, purchasing power, or equal
access to information? Aren't you
just a tiny bit glad that our lives have
included and extended beyond the
baby-bread-quilt-making world?
For many of us, though, learning
any kind of history is not our "cup of
tea." We understand. So, to celebrate
the March 2007 Women's History
Month, the Lake City Community
College (LCCC) Women's History
Committee has planned a variety of
"edutainment" events this year. Dis-
cover how "Generations of Women
[are] Moving History Forward," not
only in Columbia County, but in the
world, as well.
If you like to socialize, you are
invited to join us at the Women's
History Proclamation on Thursday
March 1st, at 9:30 a.m. in the LCCC
Library. The "kick-off event" will
offer refreshments, and we will see
a five-minute montage of famous
women, and listen to a student's per-
spective about what women's history
means to the younger generations.
After the brief program, you are in-
vited to browse around and preview
a few documentary films in different
areas of the library.
March 9th is the deadline for the
community to nominate women's or-
ganizations for the Columbia County
Women's Organization of Distinction
Award. The nomination form was
published in the Lake City Report-
er on February 4th, and it can also
be accessed through the Women's
History Web site at http://lcccwh.
blogspot.com. Don't be modest!
This is the time to brazenly brag
about your women's. group valuable
achievements and services in Colum-
bia County!
If you like to absorb your history
through films, the college will of-
fer several public viewings of films
produced and directed by women. A
preview of these films will be offered
at the proclamation, and you can pick
up the schedule\ of viewings, also.
These award-winning documentaries
feature present-day women who are
building, repairing and protecting
their communities, and training future
generations of women to move their
world forward constructively. The
films, all produced and directed by
women, are: God Sleeps in Rwanda
(reconstruction of African communi-

ties after the genocide); Every Grain
of Sand (Mexican women fighting in-
ternational corporations); Sisters-In-
Law (female judge and lawyer from
Cameroon mete out justice to child
and spouse abusers); and Heart of the
Sun (about Hawaiian surfing legend
and breast cancer activist). Organize!
(These are five different projects that
are training younger generations to
be effective social agents.)
To our community of readers,
media specialists and librarians, the
LCCC Library extends an invitation
for you to visit our Women's History
display of new titles, and especially
our forthcoming titles that present
role models for young people to emu-
late. A few of the titles include:
Keep Climbing, Girls by Beah
Richards is a picture-book of a 1951
poem encouraging girls to aspire to
their dreams (Preschool-Grade 2); Ju-
lia Morgan Built a Castle by Celeste
Mannis describes the first Califor-
nian woman architect who designed
William Randolph Hurst's castle,
San Simeon (K-Grade 3); Nature's
Machines: The Story of Biomecha-
nist Mimi Koelh by Deborah Parks
describes how Koelh developed this
scientific discipline that investigates
how animals exist in their environ-
ments (Grades 4-7); My Last Skirt:
The Story of Jennie Hodgers, Union
Soldier by Lynda Durrant (Grades
7-10); and Ilse Bing Photography
through the Looking Glass by Larisa
Dryansky tells how Bing pioneered
the use of the 35mm camera (Young
Adult and Adult).
What better way to conclude our
celebration of women's history than
to sponsor the 2nd Annual Women's
.History Tea Party on March 21st at
2:30 p.m. in the Barney E. McRae Jr.
M.D. Medical Technology Building!
At this event, Dr. Athena Randolph
(previous Woman of the Year) will be
our key speaker. Then we will recog-
nize all nominated women's organi-
zations, and honor one organization
with the Columbia County Distinction
Award. We ask that you please RSVP
by contacting Committee Chairper-
son Toni Briley: brileyt(N,lakecitvcc.
edu or call (386) 754-4334. Bring
your favorite tea cup, and plan to net-
work with some of our county's most
admired and industrious women, and
that includes you, of course.
So whether you're a social learner,
a visual learner, an active learner, or
a reader, we promise that this 2007
Women's History Celebration at
LCCC will be a memorable way to
get acquainted \'.ith some prominent
and inspinng women!
Lepore is a library\ research coordi-
nator at Lake Cit\ Comi rcunit Col-
lege She can be reached via e-mail at
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FDOT Proposes Four
Laning Of SR 26
(Continued from Page One)
two-lane urban roadways with side-
walks and bicycle lanes, both set
within 60 feet of right-of-way. The
cost for this option is over $48 mil-
lion and a total of 19 homes and 19
businesses will have to be relocated.
If this option is picked a total of 15
community facilities will be impact-
ed. The length of this roadway plan is
4.29 miles. The lengths of both one-
way lanes are added together to get
the 4.29 total.
Plan three calls for an Urban 4-
Lane and it shows the current path for
26 but widens the roadway to 4 lanes
utilizing an urban typical section
with sidewalks and bicycle lanes set
within 128 feet of right-of-way. This
plan would cost over $45.5 million
and is 2.99 miles in length. A total of
9 residential relocations and 17 busi-
nesses will be relocated. The number
of Community Facilities that will be
impacted is 11. The right-of-way cost
$28.49 million and roadway cost is
$17.14 million. The length of this
roadway plan is 2.99 miles. Width of
this roadway is 128 feet.
The fourth and last plan is the Ur-
ban One-Way Pair, SR 26 will be the
westbound lanes and 2nd Avenue
South will be the eastbound lanes.
This lane will separate from Hwy.
26 about V2 mile west of the entrance
to Trenton Elementary School and
rejoin existing SR 26 about /4 mile
east of the intersection of CR 319.
This plan calls for the additional
one-way lane to be built on the South
side of 26. The alternative typical
section will consist of two, two-lane
roadways with sidewalks and bicycle
lanes, both within 60 feet of right-of-
way. The price tag for this route is
over $40 million. Some 15 residen-
tial relocations will be called for in
this plan and 11 business relocations
will be needed also. The length in
lane miles is 5.17 miles.
According to the plan presented
at the meeting, the rural area of the
four-lane will be a divided roadway.
The alternative's typical section will
consist of a rural, controlled access
highway set with a minimum of 324
feet of right of way.

Those who attended the meeting
were told that they had until April 1
to make any comments or suggestions
about the proposed routes. Those
comments can be made in writing to
Ms. Debrah Miller, Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation, 1109 South
Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida
32025 or Email: debrah.miller@dot.
state.fl.us. There will be an addition-
al public hearing this summer where
the preferred route will be revealed.
The next steps following last
week's meeting, the State Road 26
project team will consider the pub-
lic input and modify the proposed
concepts, as appropriate. Impacts to
the social, natural and physical en-
vironment will be further evaluated,
and the development of conceptual
plans will be completed. With FHWA
approval, the FDOT will make the
conceptual plans and all supporting
documentation available for public.
review and hold a public hearing later
this year. Following the public hear-
ing, the project will be finalized.
Once this phase is completed and
possibly accepted by the FHWA aka
Federal Highway Administration, the
project will be eligible for federal
funding. When funding is available
the project will enter detailed design,
preparation of construction docu-
ments, and right-of-way acquisition.
Completion of these phases allows a
project to proceed into construction.
If these phases are funded, this pro-
cess would take a minimum of three
to five years. In the case of SR 26, no
funds have been allocated for design
or construction, nor are the design and
construction phases of the project in
the Five Year Work Program. There-
fore, upon completion of the PD&E,
the project will not proceed to design
until such funding is available.
During the recent meeting held in
Newberry FDOT presented five al-
ternatives for passing through or by-
passing Newberry. The plan consists
of widening an alternative existing
roadway (5th Ave) through New-
berry, a one-way pair alternative, two
new alignments to the north of New-
berry, and one new alignment to the
If this plan is funded it will take
more than 10 years before the ac-
tual construction begins. If built, the
new 4-lane roadway from Newberry


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Resurfacing of SR 26
To Begin April 1
(Continued from Page One)
Pedestrian signals at the intersec-
tion of SR 26 and US 129 in Trenton.
The DOT will also include the ad-
dition of a five-foot paved shoulder
along the east and westbound traffic
lanes that currently do not exist. The
project will also include the extend-
:ing and changing the end of drainage
pipes (culverts) under driveways and
side streets to meet the latest safety
regulations. The replacement of cul-
verts under certain driveways will
also be done. The DOT will also repair
the damaged sidewalks and include
the addition of wheelchair accessible
ramps to sidewalks in Trenton and
Newberry. The addition of guardrails
just west of SE 63rd Terrace will be
put in place for improved safety. The
replacement of a flashing school zone
signage will be added in Newberry.
The replacement of mailboxes to
meet all FDOT safety requirements
and the replacing unpaved driveways
with milled asphalt will be included
in the project. The removing of two
driveways at the First Baptist Church
on the north side of SR 26 west of
NW 206th St in Newberry will be in-
cluded in the resurfacing project.
The Traffic impacts will include no
lane closures Monday through Friday
between 6:C0 and 8:30 a.m. The proj-
ect will not have nighttime paving al-
lowed because of noise and the adja-
cent homes. The access to residences
and businesses will be maintained at
all times.

Gilchrist County Fair
Boosters Need Your
Do something nice by helping our
young people at the Suwannee River
Fair. The boosters are having a hard
time collecting funds to buy animals
at the Fair this year.
Please participate by sending a do-
nation to 2079 SW 75th Avenue in
Bell, FL 32619; Or you may call Mr.
Ronnie Smith at 463-6143 and he
will be glad to pick up a donation.
The main goal is to help establish
a minimum sale price so the youth of
our county are all supported equally.
Again please help us support our
hardworking 4-H and FFA members.
Ronnie Smith and Terry Parrish

LCCC Future Teacher's
Club Book Collection

Recently, the Lake City Commu-
nity College (LCCC) Academy of
Teacher Preparation Program Fu-
ture Teacher's Club (FTC) made an
impact on the students of Niblack
Elementary School. The second an-
nual book drive for under-privileged
children at some local schools was a
huge success thanks to special dona-
tions from Hopeful Baptist Church
and an anonymous donation.
The club's goal for their book drive
was 750 books; however that goal
was surpassed by collecting 1,400
books, almost double their goal! The
children received two books, a book-
mark, and some candy.
The cost of the books received
for this project was between $2 and
$4.75. Averaging that amount for the
donated books; the drive contributed
approximately $4,500 dollars to sup-
port reading in schools! The Teach-
er's Club looks forward to an even
more successful year ahead.

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Gilchrist County's Jr. Cattlemen and those who supported them by buying a cake at the recent cake auction
which was held February 15 at the Gilchrist County Cattlemen's Steak Dinner in Trenton.

Gilchrist County Jr
Cattlemen Held Their
First Fund Raiser
The Gilchrist County Jr Cattlemen
held their first fund raiser on Febru-
ary 15th, in conjunction with the
Gilchrist County Cattlemen's Annual
Steak Dinner.
On behalf of our Advisor, Mr. Ste-
ven Hines and all the new Gilchrist
County Jr Cattlemen, we would like
to say "thank you."
Ms. Hines, Ms. Thomas and Ms.
Jones put their heads together and
asked the great cooks in our County
to bake a cake for the Jr Cattlemen.
We had a big success. Our sale
brought in $3,400.00. This will help
our members go to the Florida Cat-
tlemen's Convention and take a field
trip to see some of the big ranches in
the state.
We say "thank you" to the buyers
and to the cake donators.
I hope that the Jr's can make all of
you very proud of us. And thanks for
believing in us and giving us all your

Erin Jones,

The Trenton High
School Alumni
Baseball Game
Has Been
Rescheduled For
March 17

The Trenton High School Alumni
Baseball Game has been rescheduled
for Saturday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m.
The game will be held at the Tren-
ton High School Baseball Field. All
alumni of Trenton High School base-
ball are asked to come out and par-
ticipate in this game which is a fund
raiser for the 2007 Trenton Middle/
High School baseball program.

When you're
you're finished.

finished changing,

Benjamin Franklin

The Gilchrist County Jr. Cattlemen

Wild Beast Feast
To Be Held April 27

The 2007 Wild Beast Feast will be
held Friday, April 27 from 6 to 8 p.m.
This year's event will take place at
DeChamplain's Heaven's Gate Farm
which is located on highway 307.
Tickets will be $30.00 per person
and the money raised will be used
for scholarships for Gilchrist County
students. For tickets please contact
Julie Thomas at 463-1000 or (352)

If you have a lot of tension and you
get a headache, do what it says on the
aspirin bottle: "Take two aspirin" and
"keep away from children."

The problem with the designated
driver program, it's not a desirable
job, but if you ever get sucked into
doing it, have fun with it. At the
end of the night, drop them off at the
wrong house.
Jeff Foxworthy



$75* for Compact and Midsize
$100* for full-size junk cars!

"If we don't have it- We can get it." Period.
Our prices are competitive with "U-Pull-it" yards, with parts
store customer service.

24hr Off-road and Rollback towing services. Our prices are
cheaper because we do not do repo's and we do not do "rotation"
towing. We are simply here as a service to our customers.

*Prices are subject to inspectors discretion. Prices are for
COMPLETE running or not junk cars. Complete cars must have
the following: engine, transmission, rear-end, wheels, battery,
factory exhaust and cooling systems. Full price cars must be
95% complete.
*Prices are for cars delivered to Beyer Auto, 2 miles NE of
Trenton on 47. Formerly "Haney's Truck and Auto." Under NEW
OWNERSHIP Not affiliated with "Haney's" in any way.

6860 S.E. State Road 47 Trenton, Florida 32693


Dan Beyer-Owner

All Breed

Pet Grooming

Quality Not Quantity

Certified Master Groomers

Sanitized Equipment- -

International Groomer
of the year 1977

463-0038 .


Your property is one of your most valuable assets and the Gilchrist County Tax Collector's Office wants to
help you understand the consequences of not paying your property taxes.

Please realize, the failure to pay your property taxes will result in a lien being placed on your property and
additional charges and interest will be applied to your tax bill.

Property taxes become delinquent April 1st of each year. (additional monies will be applicable on this date)

If your current taxes remain unpaid by May 1st, payment to our office must be made by money order,

On or before June 1st, all remaining unpaid taxes will be sold at auction (VIA THE INTERNET) as a tax
certificate and a lien recorded on your property. When a certificate is sold on your property, the holder of
the certificate is actually paying your taxes and drawing interest on their investment. A certificate is valid
for seven (7) years, but the holder of the tax certificate can start a Tax Deed procedure against the property
after two (2) years, if the. property still remains unpaid by the land owner, these procedures could result in
the loss of your property.

For your convenience our office has a website that you can check periodically as to the status of your
property. www.gilchristtaxcollector.com

To avoid additional charges and interest, and the potential risk of losing your property, the Gilchrist County
Tax Collector's Office wants to remind you that payment must be in our office by March 31st or if paying
during the month of MAY payment must be by cashier's check, money order or cash only.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at (352) 463-3178 or 1-800-240-3207.
Thank You
Marilyn Bruce/CFC
Gilchrist County Tax Collector

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Page Eleven

THURSDAY. a MAR CH 8,20073


Smith And Associates Inc. GMAC Real Estate

Honored At National Annual Business


Shon i n6 1lef t i; Li~,- Ba ter. Realtor: Join Beardon, CEO-Cookie
King, Realtor; and Brad Smith, Broker.

Smith And Associates
Smith & Associates Inc/GMAC,
serving the local Tri-County area, was
honored during an awards ceremony
at the GMAC Home Services Annual
Business Conference in Hollywood,
Florida, held February 7th-9th, 2007.
Smith & Associates Inc/GMAC
was recognized as one of the Top 10
Companies in income for the south-
east division during 2006 and ranked
in position number one for the State
of Florida.
"I'm proud to present this award

for outstanding achievement to Brad
Smith" said John Bearden, President
and CEO, GMAC Home Services.
"This award represents a deep com-
mitment to excellence, hard work
and Premier Service delivered by
the Smith & Associates Inc/GMAC
Real Estate team. Their profession-
alism and dedication assures that the
expectations of their customers and
clients are exceeded."
Brad Smith was proud to accept
this award on behalf of himself and
all of his agents. He acknowledged

Kid's World
Pre-School Learning Center, Inc.
A private school for your child's early learning years.

* NAEYC Accredited Pre-K
i School Readiness Program
* Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten
* CDA Certified Teachers
* USDA Food Program
* Highscope Curriculum .
* CPR/First Aid Certified
* Ages 2-12
Stop by for a tour of our facility.


Corner of Hwy. 129 & S.R. 47, Trenton
(Across from Trenton High School)

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Reliable Craftsmanship Since 1987

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Riverland Title Services, LLC
723 East Wade St., Trenton, FL 32693
Phone (352) 463-6333 Fax (352) 463-6340
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*Title Insurance
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*Place & Track orders on-line

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Devon Weaver,

that this achievement was made pos-
sible by the dynamitic team he has
put together in his organization. Top
producers Lisa Baxter, Realtor of the
Chiefland office and Cookie King,
Realtor of the Williston office ac-
companied Brad for this event.
Smith & Associates Inc/GMAC
Real Estate has five office locations
and 26 sales associates serving the
Tri County areas. GMAC Real Es-
tate has more than 1,300 locations
and 22,000 sales associates through-
out North America. Offering a na-
tional relocation service, GMAC is a
recognized franchise in Canada and
throughout Europe.

North Central Florida
Long-Term Care
Ombudsman Council
Holds Monthly Meeting
March 15th
The North Central Florida Long-
Term Care Ombudsman Council will
hold its March 2007 monthly meet-
ing on Thursday, March 15, 2007,

at Haven Hospice of North Central
Florida, 4200 NW 90th Blvd. The
meeting will commence with an open
session at 12:30 p.m. All interested
parties are encouraged to attend.
The North Central Florida Long-
Term Care Ombudsman Council is
a part of Florida's Long-Term Care
Ombudsman Program. The council is
made up of local ombudsmen whose
goal is to improve the quality of life
and care of residents of long-term
facilities, including nursing homes,
assisted living facilities, adult family
care homes, and skilled nursing units
in area hospitals.
The North Central Florida Long-
Term Care Ombudsman Council
serves Alachua, Bradford, Columbia,
Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette,
Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, and Union
Individuals may call (850) 595-
8013 or e-mail wildel@elderaffairs.
org. For information on Florida's
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Pro-
gram, visit http://ombudsman.my-

The secret of getting ahead is get-
ting started. The secret of getting
started is breaking your complex
overwhelming tasks into small man-
ageable tasks, and then starting on
the first one.
Mark Twain


The City Commission of the City of Trenton, Florida proposes to repeal previously adopted
ordinances approving land use changes within the area as shown on the map below that amended
the City of Trenton Comprehensive Plan, hereinafter referred to as the Comprehensive Plan, as
(1) CPA 05-2, an application by Causseaux & Ellington, Inc., as agent for Piedmont Farms, Inc.
and SRS Properties, LLC, to amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of the Comprehensive Plan
by changing the future land use classification from Gilchrist County AGRICULTURE-1 (less
than or equal to 1 dwelling unit per 2 acres) to RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY (less than or
equal to 2 dwelling units per acre) on property described, as follows:
A parcel of land lying within Section 21, Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist County,
Florida. Being more particularly described, as follows: The Southeast 1/4 of said Section 21 lying
South and West of County Road 339. Containing 70.00 acres, more or less.
A parcel of land lying within Section 28, Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist County,
Florida. Being more particularly described, as follows: The West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of said
Section 28. Containing 80.00 acres, more or less. All said lands containing 150.00 acres, more or
(2) CPA 05-3, an application by Causseaux & Ellington, Inc., as agent for Parker Land Company,.
to amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of the Comprehensive Plan by changing the future land
use classification from AGRICULTURE (less than or equal to 1 dwelling unit per 10 acres) to
RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY (less than or equal to 2 dwelling units per acre) on property
described, as follows:
A parcel of land lying within Sections 16 and 21, Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist
County, Florida. Being more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Northeast
comer of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 16; thence along he East line of the Southeast'I/4 of
said Section 16 South 00001'00" East 258.00 feet; thence North 89035'34" West 40.00 feet to the
Westerly right-of-way line of County Road 319; thence South 00001'00" West 699.71 feet to the
Point of Beginning; thence North 89026'27" West 624.54 feet; thence North 00018'55" East
299.93 feet; thence North 89047'58" West 1,079.41 feet; thence North 89035'41" West 930.00
feet; thence South 0018'55" West 868.55 feet; thence North 88055'56" West 1,039.54 feet;
thence South 0000'55" East 49.40 feet; thence South 88057'04" East 299.97 feet; thence South
00000'22" East 199.94 feet; thence North 88056'51" West 299.84 feet; thence South 00004'29"
East 50.10 feet; thence South 8858'19" East 299.78 i-.:. d...nr- ...u, 0003'47"'L .I I 'w
feet;:thence North 88058' 19" West 300.05 feet; thence South 00001'33" East-50!17feit; idee'
South 88057'42" East 300.08 feet; thence South 0000'17" West 199.85 feet; thence North
88059'26" West 299.96 feet; thence South 00001'50" East 50.00 feet; thence South 88059'25"
East 299.93 feet; thence South 00000'17" West 300.00 feet; thence North 8859'23" West 299.74
feet; thence South 0001'50" East 21.36 feet; thence South 89059'23" East 480.97 feet; thence
South 0005'29" West 924.32 feet; thence North 89025'47" West 470.82 feet; thence along a
curve on the East right-of-way line of County Road 339, concave to the Northeast, having a
central angle of 34022'26" and a radius of 2,814.79 feet South to Southeasterly an are distance of
1,674.42 feet to the South line of the North 1/2 of said Section 21; thence along the South line of
the North 1/2 of said Section 21; South 89020'44" East 537.21 feet; thence continue along the
South line of the North 1/2 of said Section 21 South 89030'12" East 2,583.34 feet; thence North
00024'03" East 2,258.04 feet; thence North 89030' 12" West 1,084.38 feet; thence North
00024'03" East 382.92 feet; thence South 89026'27" East 1,124.38 feet; thence North 0001'00"
West 1,690.14 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 332.90 acres, more or less.
City of Trenton

Public hearings to consider the enactment of ordinances repealing previously adopted ordinances
concerning the above described amendments will be conducted by the City Commission on
March 19, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters pan be heard, in the Kathryn
Deen Commission Chambers, City Hall located at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida. The
public hearings may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be
advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be
announced during the public hearings and that no further notices concerning the matters will be
The public hearings are being conducted by the City Commission to consider adoption of
ordinances repealing previously adopted ordinances concerning the above described amendments
which titles read, as follows:
At the aforementioned public hearings, all interested persons may appear and be heard with
respect to the amendments on the date, time and place as referenced above. Copies of the
amendments and the ordinances repealing previously adopted ordinances concerning the above
described amendments are available for public inspection at the Office of the City
Manager/Clerk, City Hall located at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida, during regular
business hours. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the
public hearings, they will need a record of the proceedings and, 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.
Pub.: March 8, 2007
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Shown is Jerrett Cannon showing off a 5.5 pound bass he and his fa-
ther caught last week in the Suwannee River.

Woodmen Of The World
Ranger 841 Monthly
The Woodmen of the World Ranger
841 will hold their regular monthly
meeting on March 17, at 9:30 a.m.
at the Woodmen Building located on

SR 26 west of Trenton.
After meeting ceremonies, we will
leave for Knapaha Botanical Garden
and enjoy the many things that they
If you have any questions, please
call 463-2308.
Karen Turner
Ranger Leader

In Florida. Auto Insurance is the la\\. So. \bhen it's tlme 'or. ou
to buy. select coverage from one of the leading insurers in tbe.
state ... the Farm Bureau Insurance Conmpanies. We provide&
pro\en protection. prompt personal service, and competitive !
rates. Plus, N\ e'll re\ iew your needs without obligation. Give us
a call.

Your Hometown Agents 463-2298
Ben Colson
Larry Merritt Trenton, Florida

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The City Commission of the City of Trenton, Florida, proposes to amend the text of
the City of Trenton Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred
to as the Land Development Regulations, as follows:
LDR 07-1 an application by the City Commission, to amend the text of the Land
Development Regulations, by amending Section 14.9.1, entitled Temporary use
permits issued by City Commission, adding asphalt and concrete batch plants as
temporary uses in agricultural districts.
City of Trenton

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A public hearing on the amendment to consider enactment ot an ordinance to adopt the
amendment will be held on March 19, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard, in the Kathryn Deen Commission Chambers, City Hall located at
114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida. This ordinance was previously noticed for a
public hearing to be held on February 26, 2007. The title of said ordinance reads, as
The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. 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.
At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested persons may appear and be heard
with respect to the amendment on the date, time and place as stated above.
A copy of the amendment is available for public inspection at the Office of the City
manager/Clerk located at City Hall, 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida, during
regular business hours. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any
decisions made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and,
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.
Pub.: March 8, 2007

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TUI1 TP DqrAV M A PD(r'1 Ra()07

Legal Notices

Case No.: 21-2007-DR-0052
Division: DR
447 N.E. 829 ST. OLD TOWN FL
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
has been filed against you and that you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on HOLLY
ALFORD whose address is 7331 N.W.
165 ST. TRENTON FL 32693 on or
.before March 14, 2007, and file the
original with the clerk of this Court at
TRENTON, FL 32693, before service on
Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If
you fail to do so, a default may be entered
against you'for the relief demanded in the
Copies, of all court documents in this
case, including orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office.
You may review these documents upon
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of Current
Address, Florida Family Law Form
12.915). Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on record at
the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires
certain automatic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to comply can
result in sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.
Dated February 12, 2007
By: Kendra Cathey
Deputy Clerk
Pub: February 15, 22, March 1, 8,

CASE NO.: 21-2006-CA-0015
Ben Baisden
Roger Page, and his unknown spouse,-
if married, and "Jane and John Doe
Occupants" or "Unknown Tenants."
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to
a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
SFebruary 20, 2007, in the above-styled
cause, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the South door of the'
Gilchrist Gqunty- Courthouse, 'Trenton,.
Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day of
March, 2007, the following described
Lots 263 & 264, Waccasassa Campsites,
Unit One, a subdivision as recorded in
Plat Book 1, Pages 37-39 of the Public
Records bf Gilchrist County, Florida.
Together with a 1972 AMER Mobile
Home ID#: GB-071834, Title #:
Dated this 21 day of February, 2007.
Honorable Joseph W. Gilliam
Clerk of Court
Lyndsay P. Ayers
Deputy Clerk
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and
correct copy of the foregoing Clerk's
Notice of Sale has been furnished to
David M. Lang, Jr., Attorney for Plaintiff,
P.O, Box 51, Trenton, Florida 32693,
Charlotte J: Weidner; Esquire, Attorney
Ad Litem, P.O. Box 1354, Bronson,
Florida 32621 and Roger Page and/or
Tenant in possession, 6689 SE 80th Place,'
Trenton, Florida 32693 by United States
Mail this 20 day of February, 2007.
Lyndsay P. Ayers'
Court Clerk
Pub: March 1, 8, 2007b

CASE NO.: 21-2006-CA-0099
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company,
as Trustee ofArgent Mortgage Securities,
Inc., Asset Backed Pass Through
Certificates, Series 2006-W4 Under the
Pooling and Servicing Agreement Dated
as of April 1, 2006, Without Recourse

Cynthia W. Ponce, et al,
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or
Order dated February 20, 2007, entered
in Civil Case Number 21-2006-CA-0099,
in the Circuit Court for Gilchrist County,
Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National
Trust Company, as trustee of Argent
Mortgage Securities, Inc., asset backed
pass through certificates, series 2006-W4
under the pooling and servicing agreement
dated as ofApril 1, 2006, without recourse
is the Plaintiff, and Cynthia W. Ponce,
et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the
property situated-in Gilchrist County,
Florida, described as:
Commence at a concrete monument,
said point being the intersection of the
West Right-of-Way line of Northeast
7th Street and North Right-of-Way line
of Northeast 2nd Avenue for the Point
of Commencement. Thence run along
the West Right-of-Way line of Northeast
7th Street, North 02 deg. 35 min. 00 sec.
West, 85.00 feet to an iron rod and the
Point of Beginning; thence departing
from said Right-of-way line, run South
87 deg. 16 min. 24 sec. West, 164.93 feet
to an iron rod; thence run North 02 deg.
35 min. 00 sec. West, 114.81 feet to an
iron rod and the South line of Lot 130,
Ayers Estates, a Subdivision as per plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page
42 of the Public Records of Gilchrist
County Florida; thence run along the
South line of Lot 130, 129, and 128 of
Ayers Estates, North 87 deg. 09 min. 49
sec. East, 164.93 feet to an iron pipe on
the West Right-of-Way line of Northeast
7th Street, said point being the Southeast
corer of Lot 128 ofAyers Estates; thence
run along the West Right-of-Way line
of Northeast 7th Street, South 02 deg.
35 min. 00 sec. East, 115.13 feet to the
Point of Beginning. All lying and being
in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast
Quarter (SW 1/4 of NE 1/4) of Section
16, Township 10 South, Range 15 East,
Gilchrist County, Florida at public sale,
to the highest and best bidder, for cash,
at Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112
South Main Street, Trenton, FL 32693, at
11:00 a.m. on the 22 day of March, 2007.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
Dated: 2/20/07
Joe Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Lyndsay P. Ayers
"In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act, persons in need of a
special accommodation to participate in
this proceeding shall, within seven (7)
days prior. to :any proceeding, .contact
the .-lniinistrative Office of -"h C ourt.
Gilchist Coiunr C ou~rhoteii, I112 South'
Main, Trenton, FL 32693, telephone,
TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-
8770 via Florida Relay Service."
apre ako ki fet avek Americans With
Disabilities Act, tout moun kin ginyin
yun b6zwen sp6siyal pou akomodasiyon
pou yo patisipe nan program sa-a dwe,
nan yun tan r6zonab an ninpot aranjman
kapab fet, yo dw6 kontaktd Adminstrative
Office Of The Court i nan nimnro
Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South
Main, Trenton, FL 32693 t6d1fon nam se
oubyenTDD 1-800-955-8771 oubyen 1-
800-955-8770 i pasan pa Florida Relay
En accordance avec la Loi des
"Americans With Disabilities." Les
personnel en besoin d'une accommodation
special pour participer a ces procedures
doivent, dans un temps raisonable, avante
d'entreprendre aucune autre demarche,
contacted l'office administrative de
la Court situ6 au Gilchrist County
Courthouse, 112 South Main, Trenton,
FL 32693 le telephone TDD 1-800-955-
8771 ou 1-800-955-8770 Via Florida
Relay Service.
"De acuerdo con el Acto 6 Decreto
de los Americanos con Impedimentos,
Inhabilitados, personas en necesidad
del servicio especial para participar en
este procedimiento debrin, dentro de
un tiempo razonale, antes de cualquier
procedimiento, ponerse en contact con
la oficina Administrativa de la Corte
Gilchirst County Courthouse, 112 South
Main, Trenton, FL 32693, Tel6fono, TDD
1-800-955-8770 6 1-800-955-8771 Via
Florida Relay Service."
Pub: March 1, 8, 2007b

The City of Fanning Springs has received
a Small Cities Community Development

Block Grant for Housing Rehabilita-
tion. Due to limited response the City
has extended the time limit for accepting
applications to March 30, 2007. Applica-
tions may be obtained from the City Hall
located at 17651 NW 90th Ct., Fanning
Springs, FL from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm
each business day. Applications should
be dropped off or mailed to Mrs. Sheila
Watson, City Clerk, at the above address.
For additional information, please contact
Sheila Watson at 352-463-2855 Ex. 201.
Pub. March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2007b:

The Gilchrist County State Housing
Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Program
will hold a SHIP educational course at
6:00 p.m. on Thursday March 15, 2007
in the courtroom of the Gilchrist County
Courthouse, Trenton, Florida. The class
is free and open to the public.
Anyone applying for a SHIP loan is
required to attend a SHIP class. If you
have any questions, please call the SHIP
Program office at 352-463-4021.
Charlotte Pederson
Program Administrator
Pub. March 1, 8, 2007b.

County is calling for bids for the follow-
ing: This is a two part bid.
Part 1- Leveling of approximately 9
acres, preparing area for one softball field
to include clay for infield and grass for
the outfield.
Part 2 Installation of sprinkler system
for ball field.
There will be a pre bid meeting on Mon-
day March 12, 2007 at 9:00 am at the
Hart Springs RV campground. For more
information please call (352) 463-3444.
"Persons with disabilities requesting rea-
sonable accommodations to participate in
this workshop should contact (352) 463-
3437 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay
Service (800) 955-8771."
Pub. March 8, 2007b.

County Board of County Commission-
ers will hold a public hearing on Mon-
day, March 19, 2007, at 5:15 p.m., or
as soon thereafter as the matter may be
heard, in the Board of County Commis-
sioners Meeting Room, located at 210
South Main Street, Trenton, Florida, for
the adoption of Ordinance 07-04, with
the following short title:
All interested parties are invited to
attend and be heard. A copy of the pro-
posed ordinance is available for public
inspection at the office of the County
Clerk, County Courthouse, 112 S. Main
Street, Trenton, Florida during regular
business hours.
Persons with disabilities requesting
reasonable accommodations to partici-
pate in this proceeding should contact
(352) 463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via
Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a per-
son decides to appeal any decision made
by the Board of County Commissioners
with respect to any matter considered at
such meeting or hearing, he or she will
need a record of the proceedings, and
that, for such purpose, he or she may need
to ensure testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
Pub. March 8, 2007b.

CASE NO.: 06000102CA
Countrywide Home Loans, Inc,
Connie L, Hulsey A/K/A Connie L.
Hootman A/K/A Connie Lee Hootman
A/K/A Connie Lee McDaniel, et al,
NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to
a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
the 27 day of February, 2007, and entered
in Case No..06000102CA, of the Circuit
Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and
for Gilchirst County, Florida, wherein
Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. is the
Plaintiff and Connie L. Hulsey A/K/A
Connie L. Hootman A/K/A Connie Lee
Hootman A/K/A Connie Lee McDaniel;
BAHS Bank of America FSB; Beneficial
Florida, Inc.; James Lee McDaniel;
Unknown Spouse of Connie L. Hootman

A/K/A Connie Lee McDaniel A/K/A
Connie Lee Hootman A/K/A Connie L.
Husley; John Doe; Jane Doe as unknown
tenant (s) in possession of the subject
property are defendants. I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at
the South door of the Courthouse at the
Gilchrist County Courthouse, in Trenton,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 19 day of
March, 2007, the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit:
Commencing at the Northeast corner of
Section 10, Township 10 South, Range
16 East, Gilchrist County, Florida;
run thence West a distance of 33.00
feet; thence S 00001'55"E. 467.42 ft.
to the Northerly Right-of-way line of
State Road 26; thence S 730 47'39" W
1365.06 ft. along the Northerly Right-
of-Way of State Road 26; thence N 01
34' 25" E 267.50 ft. for the POINT OF
BEGINNING; thence continue E 01 34'
25" E 262.55 ft; thence S 890 29' 44" E
330.00 ft; thence S 010 34' 25" W 151.74
ft; thence S 72 03' 17" W. 350.07 ft. to
with a 1997 Flee Mobile Home, VIN #
GAFLV75A29398WT21, permanently
affixed and situated thereto, upon the real
property described above.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of the
Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60
days after the sale.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled
persons who, because of their disabilities,
need speical accommodation to participate
in this proceeding should contact the
ADA Coordinator at 112 S. Main Street,
Trenton, FL 32693 or Telephone (352)
463-2345 not later than five business
days prior to such proceeding.
Dated this 27 day of February, 2007.
Joseph W. Gilliam
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
Lyndsay P. Ayers
Pub: March 8, 15, 2007b

Case No.: 21-2006-DR-0319
FL 33147
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
has been filed against you and that you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on ANA
BELL, FL 32619 on or before 3-5-07,
and file the original with the clerk of this
Court at P.O. BOX 37 TRENTON, FL
32693, before service on Petitioner or
immediately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the petition:
SCopies of all'court documents in this
base, including t'odedf, are 'available at"'
the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office.
You may review these documents upon
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of Current
Address, Florida Family Law Form
12.915). Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on record at
the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires
certain automatic disclosure ofdocuments
and information. Failure to comply can
result in sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.
Dated: 2-2-07
By: Kendra Cathey
Deputy Clerk
Pub: march 8, 15, 22, 29, 2007p.

ordinances, which titles hereinafter ap-
pear, will be considered for enactment
by the Board of Commissioners of the
City of Trenton, Florida, at public hear-
ings on March 19, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., or
as soon thereafter as the matters can be
heard, in the Kathryn Deen Commission
Chambers, City Hall located at 114 North
Main Street, Trenton, Florida. Copies
of said ordinances may be inspected by
any member of the public at the Office
of the City Clerk/Manager, City Hall lo-
cated at 114 North Main Street, Trenton,
Florida, during regular business hours.
On the date, time and place first above
mentioned, all interested persons may
appear and be heard with respect to the
An ordinance of the City of Trenton,
Florida, repealing Ordinance No. 2005-
11, relating to an amendment of more
than ten acres of land to the future land
use plan map of the City of Trenton Com-
prehensive Plan, pursuant to an applica-
tion by the property owner of said acre-
age, under the amendment procedures

established in Sections 163.3161 through
163.3215, Florida statutes, as amended;
providing for a change in land use clas-
sification from Gilchrist County Agri-
culture-1 (less than or equal to 1 dwell-
ing unit per 2 acres) to Residential, Low
Density (less than or equal to 2 dwelling
units per acre) of certain lands within the
corporate limits of the City of Trenton,
Florida; providing severability; repealing
all ordinances in conflict; and providing
an effective date
An ordinance of the City of Trenton,
Florida, repealing Ordinance No. 2005-
12, relating to an amendment of more
than ten acres of land to the future land
use plan map of the City of Trenton Com-
prehensive Plan, pursuant to an applica-
tion by the property owner of said acre-
age, under the amendment procedures
established in Sections 163.3161 through
163.3215, Florida statutes, as amended;
providing for a change in land use clas-
sification from Agriculture (less than or
equal to 1 dwelling unit per 10 acres)
to Residential, Low Density (less than
or equal to 2 dwelling units per acre) of
certain lands within the corporate limits
of the City of Trenton, Florida; providing
severability; repealing all ordinances in
conflict; and providing an effective date.
The public hearings may be continued
to one or more future dates. Any inter-
ested party shall be advised that the date,'
time and place of any continuation of the
public hearings shall be announced dur-
ing the public hearings and that no fur-
ther notice concerning the matters will be
All persons are advised that, if they
decide to appeal any decisions made at
the public hearings, they will need a re-
cord of the proceedings and, for such pur-
pose, they may need to ensure that a ver-
batim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
Pub. March 8, 2007b.

the ordinance, whose title hereinafter ap-
pears, will be considered for enactment
by the Board of Commissioners of the
City of Trenton, Florida, at a public hear-
ing on March 19, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., or
as soon thereafter as the matter can be
heard, in the Kathryn Deen Commission
Chambers, City Hall located at 114 North
Main Street, Trenton, Florida. Copies
of said ordinance may be inspected by
any member of the public at the Office
of the City Clerk/Manager, City Hall lo-
cated at 114 North Main Street, Trenton,
Florida, during regular business hours.
On the date, time and place first above
mentioned, all interested persons may
appear and be heard with respect to the
ordinance. The ordinance was previously
noticed for a public hearing to be held on
February 26, 2007.
An ordinance of the City of Trenton,
Florida, relating to an amendment to the
text of the land development regulations,
pursuant to an application by the Board
of Commissioners, to amend the text of
the City of Trenton Land Development
Regulations by amending Section 14.9.1,
entitled Temporary Use Permits issued
by City Commission, adding asphalt and
concrete batch plants as temporary uses
in agricultural districts; providing sever-
ability; repealing all ordinances in-con-
flict; and providing an effective date.
The public hearing may be continued
to one or more future dates. Any inter-
ested party shall be advised that the date,
time and place of any continuation of the,
public hearing shall be announced dur-
ing the public hearing and that no further
notice concerning the matter will be pub-
All persons are advised that, if they
decide to appeal any decisions made at
the public hearing, they will need a re-
cord of the proceedings and, for such pur-
pose, they may need to ensure that a ver-
batim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
Pub. March 8, 2007b.


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The Suwannee River Economic Council,
Inc., Board of Directors will hold a meet-
ing of the Board of Directors on Monday,
March 26, 2007, 7:00 p.m. at the Su-
wannee River Economic Council, Inc.,
Administration Building in Live Oak,
Pub. March 8, 2007b.

anordinance, which title hereinafter ap-
pears, will be considered for enactment
by the Town Council of the Town of Bell,
Florida, at public hearing on March 22,
2007 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as
the matter can be heard, in the Bell Town
Hall, 3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell
Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be
inspected by any member of the public at
the Office of the Town Clerk, Bell Town
Hall located at 3240 West Railroad Lane,
Bell, Florida during regular business
hours. On the date, time and place first
above mentioned, all interested persons
may appear and be heard with respect to
the ordinance.
An ordinance of the Town of Bell, Flor-
ida partially repealing ordinance number
00-03 and agreeing to the application of
Gilchrist County Ordinance number 99-
09 as amended, known as the "Gilchrist
County Road Impact. Fee Ordinance,"
within the municipal limits of the Town
of Bell, Florida; providing for severabil-
ity; and providing an effective date.
The public hearing may be continued
to one or more future dates. Any inter-
ested party shall be advised that the date,
time and place of any continuation of the
public hearing shall be announced dur-
ing the public hearing and that no further
notice concerning the matter will be pub-
All persons are advised that, if they de-
cide to appeal any decisions made at the
public hearing, they will need record of
the proceedings and, for such purpose,
they may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
Pub. March 8, 2007b.

Ten Free Trees Is A
Good Reason To Start
Ten free white flowering dogwood
trees will be given to each person
who joins The National Arbor Day
Foundation during March 2007.
The free trees are part of the non-
profit Foundation's Trees for America
"White flowering dogwoods will
add year-round beauty to your home
and neighborhood," John Rosenow,
the Foundations president,, said.
"Dogwood have showy spring flow-
ers, scarlet autumn foliage, and red
berries which attract songbirds all
The trees will be shipped postpaid
at the right time for planting between
March 1st and May 31st with en-
closed planting instructions. 'the six
to twelve inch trees are guaranteed to
grow or they will be replaced free of
Members also receive a subscrip-
tion to Arbor Day, the Foundation's
monthly publication, and The Tree
Book with information about tree
planting and care.
To become a member of the Foun-
dation and receive the free trees,
send a $10 contribution to Ten Free
Dogwood Trees, National Arbor Day
Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Ne-
braska City, NE 68410, by March 31,
2007. Or join online at www.arbor-

Page Fourteen


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Mr. Carlton "Bud" Dees
Mr. Carlton "Bud" Dees of Bran-
ford passed away Friday, March 2,
2007, at the Lake City Medical Cen-
ter. He was 64 years old.
He was a lifelong resident of the
Branford area and was a son to the
late Teddy Berry and Lavada Stringer
Dees. He enjoyed spending time at
the river, boating and hunting with
his friends and family.
Mr. Dees is survived by two sons,
Robert C. Dees of Lake City and
Carlton Dees, Jr., of Bristol; step-
mother, Nellie Dees of Bell; a special
friend, Teresa Touchton of O'Brien;
three brothers, William "Bill" Dees
of Lake City, Dale Trail of Chiefland
and Wayne Dees of Bell; five sisters,
Hazel (Larry) Karr of Bell, Betty Kay
Crews of Trenton, Judy Huddleston of
Branford, Irma Jean (Robert) Fowler
of Bell and Linda (Jamie) Bollinger
of Orville, Ohio; one special cousin,'
Bobby Fletcher of Brooker; numer-
ous nieces and nephews, cousins,
aunts and uncles.
Arrangements were under the care
of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral
Home, Lake City, Florida.

Mr. Jack Leroy Fiedler
Mr. Jack Leroy Fiedler, 85, passed
away Sunday, February 18, 2007, at
Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Cen-
ter in Trenton. Jack was the son of
the late Victor and Pearl Fiedler of
South Bend, Indiana.
Jack was a member of Abiding
Savior Lutheran Church in Gaines-
Jack was a WWII veteran, having
served in the U.S. Army, European
Theater, Northern France, Rhine-
land. He received two Bronze stars,
two Victory medals, a Good Conduct
medal, and two honorable discharg-
Jack, formerly of the Elkhart, Indi-
ana area, was the owner/operator of
the Grace Motel and Goff Lawnmow-
er Sales & Service, each in Elkhart.
He moved to Fanning Springs 25
years ago. Jack was in a run-off for
Mayor of Fanning Springs in which
there was a tie vote. He lost the elec-
tion by the "toss" of a coin.
Jack was the past Governor of
the Suwannee River Moose Lodge
in Fanning Springs. Jack was also
a member of the Chiefland VFW

Post 5625, The American Legion,
The Elks Club, The Tri County Ga-
tor Club and a charter member of the
Chiefland Golf & Country Club.
Jack is survived locally by his son/
caretakers, Thomas R. Johnson and
wife, Mary; granddaughter, Misty
Griffis (Glen); great grandchildren,
Austin and Aubrianna Griffis; and the
supportive and loving staff, orange
wing of Ayers Health and Rehab.
Also, sons, Jack W. Johnson (Marge)
of St. Petersburg, Vic Fiedler, Elkhart,
Indiana, and Michael Fiedler, Fort
Wayne, Indiana; 14 grandchildren,
20 great grandchildren, and 3 great
great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please make do-
nations "In memory of Jack Fiedler"
to the Secured Nursing Unit, Ayers
Health and Rehabilitation Center,
P.O. Box 229, Trenton, FL 32693'

Mr. Albert Henry Patton
Mr. Albert Henry Patton of Old
Town passed away on Wednesday,
February 28, 2007, at North Florida
Regional Medical Center in Gaines-
ville after a lengthy illness. He was
84 years old.
He was born in Vortex, Kentucky
on January 5, 1923. He moved to
Detroit, Michigan in 1941. He was
an Army Veteran of World War II. He
retired from Chrysler Corporation in
Trenton, Michigan in 1980 when he
moved to Old Town. He was a mem-
ber of Rock Sink Baptist Church.
Mr. Patton is survived by his wife
of 59 years, Wilhelmina Patton of
Old Town; a son, Brandon Patton
of Old Town; a daughter, Andrea
Casteel of Lake City; a sister, Or-
phabell Rose of Piqua, Ohio; two
brothers, Earl Patton and James Pat-
ton both of Campton, Kentucky; a
brother-in-law, Keith Corder of Old
Town; two granddaughters, Sondra
Kelly Brumett of Nicholasville, Ken-
tucky and Heather Patton of Livonia,
Michigan; a grandson, Ryan Kelly of
Jacksonville; two great-grandsons,
Grant Kelly of Jacksonville and Nick
Grantham of Gaylord, Michigan; a
great-granddaughter, Ashlynn Mitch-
ell of Livonia, Michigan, and many
nieces and nephews.
A graveside funeral was held on
Saturday, March 3, 2007, at Rock
Sink Baptist Church Cemetery, with
Rev. Terry Cranford officiating.




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Arrangements were under the care
of Rick Gooding Funeral Home,
Cross City, Florida.

Mrs. Erline (Langford)
Mrs. Erline (Langford) Peterson
of Trenton passed away on Monday,
March 5, 2007, at Tri County Nurs-
ing Home. She was 71 years old.
She was born in Apalachicola and
moved to Trenton in 1963 where she
worked as a substitute teacher for
many years.
Mrs. Peterson is survived by a
daughter, Joyce Goss of Chiefland,
two granddaughters, Leah Fulford
and Angel Doty; two great-grand-
daughters, Jessi Smith and Baylie
Doty; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill
and Edna Mae Henderson of East
A visitation will be on Wednesday,
March 7, 2007, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00
p.m. at Watson Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held on
Thursday, March 8, 2007, at 11:00
a.m. at Watson Funeral Home in the
Chapel with Jimmy Sumner conduct-
ing the service. Burial will be at
Magnolia Cemetery in Apalachicola
at 4:00 p.m.
Arrangements were under the care
of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton,

Mrs. Noelita H. Rodgers
Mrs. Noelita H. Rodgers of Tren-
ton passed away on Monday, March
5, 2007,,at her residence. She was 74
years old.
She was born in Jarrell, Texas and
moved to Trenton from Chiefland in
1979. She was a homemaker, and a
member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Mrs. Rodgers is survived by her
husband, Eugene R. Rodgers of Tren-
ton; three sons, Randal E. Rodgers
of Azores, Portugal, Joel W. Rodg-
ers and Michael J. Rodgers both of
Trenton; three sisters, Wilma Ring,
and Cherry Angel both of Texas and
Georgia Ann Moore of Arkansas.
A funeral service was held on
Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at Wat-
son Funeral Home Chapel with Bro.
Jake Cravey officiating. Burial fol-
lowed at Bethel Baptist Church Cem-
In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to Haven Hospuce of the Tri
Counties, 624 N. Main Street, Chief-
Ind, Florida 32626.
Arrangements were under the care
of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton,

Gilchrist County
Land Transactions
Seldon Willard Simmons and Vio-
let Lee Sullivan to Mary Frances
Santerfeit, life estate deed, $10.00.
Charles B. Hendricks Trustee and
Charles B. Hendricks Revocable Liv-
ing Trust to James E. Smith, trustee's
deed, $344,000.00, Lot 23 Ayers
Sheila L. Atkins to William R.
Childers, warranty deed, $10.00, Lot
9 Suwannee Shores.
Piedmont Farms, Inc. to Charles
William Fry, Jr., corporate warranty
deed, $350,000.00.
Jared C. Barron and Shian Melissa#
Lord f/k/a Shian M. Barron to Jared
C. Barron, quit claim deed, $10.00.
Walter H. Quick, Jr. and Cath-
erine L. Quick to Janice Keaton and
Charles Jeffrey Dorminey, warranty
deed, $100,000.00.
Billy Joe Daugherty, IIIand Heidi
Daugherty to MC2 Properties, LLC.,
warranty deed, $64,900.00, Lot 5
Foxwood Acres.
MC2 Properties, LLC. to Shaleha
Begum, warranty deed, $83,500.00,
Lot 5 Foxwood Acres.
John R. Turner and Rheda J. Turn-
er to Bryan C. Turner and Mary E.
Turner, warranty deed, $10.00.
Essie Wilder to Karen McGee, quit
claim deed, $3,000.00, Lot 103 Pines
Seldon Willard Simmons and Flor-
ence E. Simmons to Thelma Flana-
gan, life estate deed, $10.00, Lot 14
Santa Fe Forest.
Andrew T. Moore to James Grady
Moore, quit claim deed, $1.00.
Linda J. Moore to James Grady
Moore, quit claim deed, $1.00.
Gina L. Saunders Trustee, Scarlet
E. Merckel Trustee, Misty R. Welsh
Trustee, Jeanette T. Cain Trust to
Kathleen M. Davis, warranty deed,
$10.00, Lot 29 Cain Mill Woods.
Opal Faye Brunger to JOT LLC,
quit claim deed, $13,133.00, Lot 23

Manul D J ad Enrgy orm

Loae o w.12 oie o e /H ue B sns

Block A Andrews Coleman.
Sharon Rodgers Skeen Trustee and
Mary Jean Faison Family Revocable
Trust to David Eugene Rodgers, war-
ranty deed, $10.00.
Sharon Rodgers Skeen Trustee and
Mary Jean Faison Family Revocable
Trust to Sharon Rodgers Skeen, war-
ranty deed, $10.00.
Rosalie Lind to Matthew Lind and
Rosalie Lind Life Estate, warranty
deed, $10.00, Lot 46 Suwannee Riv-
er Springs Unit 3.
Adam Fischer and Laura P. Fischer
to Mitchell R. Osbom and Jodie L.
Osborn, warranty deed, $79,324.00,
Lot 16 Sanders Oaks.
Geraldine Douglas to Nathan Shep-
herd and Betty J. Shepherd, warranty
deed, $22,000.00.
Walter H. Quick, Jr. and Catherine
L. Quick to Janice Keaton and Jeffery
Dorminey, warranty deed, $10.00.
NRLL East, LLC. to Galeb Aqel,
warranty deed, $7,010.00, Lot 1
Block 10 Unit 3 Sun 'N Fun.
Evelyn A. Wood to Jamie Mathis,
Kit B. Smith, and Evelyn A. Wood,
warranty deed with reservation of life
estate, $10.00, Lots 21 and 22 Unit 2
Emerald Farms.
Mitchell Gentry to Mark S. Bugan,
general warranty deed, $25,000.00,
Lot 7 of Tyler Creek Business Com-
Pamela V. Anderson to Ann M.
Keyser, warranty deed, $279,000.00.

North Florida
Livestock Report
Receipts at the North Florida Live-
stock Market in Ellisville on Thurs-
day, March 1, 2007, were: this week
672, last week 728 and last year 499.
Slaughter cows and bulls steady to
2.00 lower. Feeder steers and heifers
steady. Feeder and replacement cows
steady. 29 percent slaughter cows, 2
percent slaughter bulls, 39 percent
feeder steers, 23 percent feeder heif-
ers, and 6 percent feeder and replace-
ment cows.
Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80 per-
cent: 1205-1575 (1351) 50.00-56.00
(53.06); 1265-1405 (1338) 56.50-
58.50 (57.30) High Dressing; 1655-
1895 (1742) 48.00-55.00 (52.92).
Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85 per-
cent: 870-1185 (1016) 46.00-55.00
Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1: 1065-1375
(1170) 59.00-63.00 (61.63); 1755-
1920 (1837) 65.00-69.50 (67.37).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large 1-2: 215-245 (232)
140.00-150.00 (146.62); 270-280
(276) 132.50-140.00 (137.96); 305-
345 (311) 132.00-138.00 (133.91);
355-385 (370) 125.00-136.00
.(131.97); 403-44Q 1(421,1 21.00-
12l 00 (124.22), 450-477 (470)
106.00-117.00 (112.91); 504-525
(508) 102.00-107.00 (103.45).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large .2-3: 215-235 (225)
117.50-127.50 (122.72); 260-290
(278) 132.00-1.37.50 (133.83);
320-335 (328) 115.00-120.00
(117.44); 360-380 (368) 112.00-
119.00 (115.21); 440-445 (443)
104.00-114.00 (106.81); 455-490
(475) 91.00-96.00 (93.36); 525-535
(530) 91.00-.0000 (92.01).
Feeder Heifers Medium and
Large 1-2: 265-290 (273) 112.00-
118.00 (114.20);315-345 (328)
112.00-118.00 (114.86); 360
-395 (374) 104.00-113.00 (110.54);
420-430 (424) 96.00-108.00
(102.53); 465-475 (470) 90.00-
96.00 (92.31);505-515 (510) 92.00-
94.00 (92.99).
Feeder Heifers Medium and
Large 2-3: 285-295 (288) 112.00-
116.00 (112.59); 310-345 (328)
100.00-110.00 (106.85); 355-
395 (375) 99.00-105.00 (102.12);
530-545 (538) 84.00-88.00 (85.97).
Bred Cows Medium and Large
1-2 Middle-Aged: 850-1185 (1039)
66.00-90.00 (77.50) 4-6 Months

FWC Asks Public For
Input On Species
Management Plans
People interested in helping Flor-
ida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) scientists ham-
mer out new management plans for
two animals that have lost ground in
their battle against the threat of ex-
tinction have the opportunity.
FWC has issued a call for interest-
ed persons to take a look at the draft
management plans for gopher tortois-
es and Panama City crayfish over the
next 48 days and share their thoughts
about how to make the plans better.
Both drafts are on the FWC Web
site, and anyone interested in the fu-
ture of these burrow-dwelling land
turtles or, crustaceans can log on' to

MyFWC.com, read the plans and of-
fer comments until April 4th. FWC
staff will incorporate comments into
the plans before the agency's Com-
missioners review them at their June
Members of an FWC gopher tor-
toise issue team, with input from the
public and other stakeholders, have
been working on the draft of the Go-
pher Tortoise Management Plan for
the past year. The gopher tortoise's
classification would change from spe-
cies of special concern to threatened
if FWC Commissioners approve a fi-
nal draft of the management plan.
The plan includes details about im-
proving habitat, increasing protected
habitat, restocking gopher tortoises

and reducing the number of gopher
tortoises that die on development
Many other wildlife species share
upland habitat and will benefit from
gopher tortoise habitat protection too.
Those species include other imperiled
species such as the gopher frog, in-
digo snake, scrub jay and Sherman's
fox squirrel.
The Panama City crayfish exists
nowhere else in the world other than
a 55-square-mile area in Bay County.
In fact, the current population occurs
in a mere 18 square miles.
In September, the FWC established
the Panama City Crayfish Stakehold-
er Advisory Group to help develop
the draft management plan.
"The first draft incorporated exten-
sive public input. We are now look-
ing to Bay County residents to let us
know if it meets their expectations for
the species' recovery and the commu-
nity," said FWC's lead scientist on
Panama City crayfish, David Cook.
If FWC Commissioners approve
the plan, the Panama City crayfish
will be reclassified from a species of
special concern to threatened on the
state's imperiled species list.
The draft lays out the best manage-
ment practices to minimize impact to
the crayfish without requiring new
permits for road or power line con-
struction and maintenance, residen-
tial and commercial construction, or
tree farming.
"Activities that now require wet-
lands permits may not need anything
additional to accommodate the cray-
fish," Cook said. "We expect any ad-
ditional costs to local governments,
developers or residents to be mini-
The plan also proposes a no-cost
permit to harvest crayfish within the
Panama City crayfish range to ac-
commodate anglers who use them for
"It is difficult to distinguish Pana-
ma City crayfish from other crayfish
species, and it is not known to what
extent crayfish are collected for fish
bait within the, this species' range,"
Cook said. "The draft plan proposes
to establish the permit to gather such

From The Desk Of
Gilchrist County Sheriff
David P. Turner
Weekly Sheriff's Report For Week
March 5, 2007
On February 26, 2007, Roland
L. Perry, 12/19/73, was arrested on
charges of Possession of Less than
20 Grams, Possession of Parapher-
nalia, Possession of Cocaine..
On February 27, 2007, Tavaris
D. Huggins, 6/28/84, was arrested
on charges of FTA/Possession of
Cocaine, FTA/ No Drivers License,
FTA/Possession of Cannabis of Less
than 20 Grams, FTA/Possession of
Controlled Substance and FTA/Re-
sist with Violence.
On February 27, 2007, Richard D.
Nico, 6/22/77, was arrested on the
charge of DUI.
On February 26, 2007, David B.
Mann, 6/26/84, was arrested on an
Alachua County Warrant with the
charge of Violation of Probation.
On February 27, 2007, Richard
Clarke, 8/19/85, was arrested on the
charge of VOP/DUI.
On February 27, 2007, Richard
Wilson, 12/2/46, was arrested on the
charge of Aggravated Assault.
On February 28, 2007, Michael
J. Kelly, 3/4/73, was arrested on the
charge of Trafficking in Stolen Prop-
On February 28, 2007, Chesley
Beck, 6/13/79, was arrested on the
charge of Battery/Domestic Vio-
On March 2, 2007, Charles H.
O'Neal, 8/5/75, was arrested on the
charge of DWLSR.
On March 3, 2007, Scott D.
Osteen, 12/22/75, was arrested on
charges of DUI (3rd Offense) and
On March 3, 2007, Luis Aguilar,
10/20/85, was arrested on the charge
of No Drivers License.

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I plan to have face-lifts until my ears
Rita Rudner


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7067 or 463-3176.

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rusty, broken, abandoned, neglected or
disassembled. Also implements. Jerry
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but not a thrift store. 4-Pets Sake PO Box
1014 Bell 32619 386-935-0975 or 866
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(352) 463-7075 JEAN C. TROKE Licensed Real Estate Broker ON THE WEB:
(352) 463-7302 FAX E-mail: trokerealty@aol.com www.trokerealtyinc.com

730 E. Wade Street (SR-26) Trenton, Florida 32693
NEW LISTING--ROCK BLUFF 'HIGH & DRY' PROPERTY & M/HOME: 3 BR/2 BA: Great river vistas abound, from this 100x240+ treed tract,
with very nice 24x44 Manufactured Home. Property has large back river deck, with staircase to stationary dock. Inside, Sellers have put in new flooring,
re-done kitchen w/new appliances, upgraded BA's and more--call office for Jean/Jim for information...$295,000.
Just Reduced (From $469,900)--SCENIC RIVERFRONT TRACT, W/HOME & GUEST BLDG.: 3 BR/2 BA: 300' of prime Suwannee River
frontage, with sun deck/dock along the water, located at Shady Bend River/Air Park west of Bell. Frame-built home has side 'in-law'/guest cottage, both
with screened-in river-view porches. Inside has wood & tile flooring, wood vaulted ceilings, spacious open greatroom/kitchen & more. All on a private,
wooded 4.35-acre tract--call or email for details...$459,900.
DIXIE CO. RIVER-AREA HOME & 1+ LANDSCAPED ACRE: 3 BR/25 BA: Well-built two-level CB home, on neatly kept 1.06-acre property,
located within stone's throw of the Suwannee & Nature Coast Trail/Bridge (includes S/Ds private boat entry). Over 2700 inside sqft. of comfort, with
16x36 attached covered patio deck (w/hot tub); also has bonus rooms, 20x24 work bldg., and more--call office for Jean/Jim for details...$265,000.
6+ ACRES--SUWANNEE RIVERFRONT TRACT WEST OF BELL: Unspoiled 6.28-acres, a wooded tract with 200' frontage along the Suwannee, at
Shady Bend Air Park S/D. Call/email Barbara or office, for full property details...$249,900.
BACK ON MARKET--NEWLY-BUILT HOME, ON 1+ ACRE NEAR TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Quality frame/hardy-plank home built in 2006,
located at executive Homes S/D just south of town (right by US-129); has spacious living area, full Main BR/BA suite (his/hers' closets, tiled shower),
large 2-car garage, new metal storage bldg. & more..$199,900.
CUSTOM BRICK-BUILT HOME & ACREAGE WEST OF BELL: 3 BR/2 BA: Outstanding brick home, on land-scaped 9.97-acre property located
just 3/4-mile from the Suwannee. Upgrades throughout inside, including fireplace, custom shelving, wood floors, gourmet kitchen (top-line appliances) and
more. Outside has 46x40 combo garage/workshop (room for horses), nice mix of trees, pasture & wildlife--contact Barbara and/or office for all
SPACIOUS 4 BR HOME IN TOWN: NICE NEIGHBORHOOD: 4 BR/2 BA: With over 1,600 inside sq. ft, this CB/Stucco home would be ideal for
growing family, located at quiet neighborhood in NE Trenton (right by an oak-shaded city park). Has full rooms throughout, including bonus 4th BR (or
could be private office) attached behind 2-car garage. Also, privacy board fencing in back (with screened-in porch)...$129,900.
SNEW LISTING--5 PASTURE ACRES & HOME-SITE NEAR FANNING SPRINGS: 4 BR/2 BA: Would make a fine horse/home property, for this
5-acre fenced tract, with 14x52 M/Home (& attached 24x24 frame-built addition). Property has paved frontage, wrap-around porch and lots more--check
our website for photos & further info...$149,900.
20 WOODED ACRES W/SPACIOUS M/HOME NEAR RIVER: 3 BR/2 BA: Roomy 2001 28x76 Manufactured home, sitting on private, wooded
20-acre tract; property located within one mile of Wannee boat ramp. Over 2,000 inside sq. ft. of comfort, includes full living, dining, family/game rooms,
outbuildings & more...$339,000.
Reduced (From $311,000)-LARGE M/HOME-ON 29+ISECLUDED ACRES: 4 BR/2 BA: Spacious 27x76 manufactured home, located amongst lots
_f pyl ted i .. .. .. ..... .. .. i .. I-, ... T .. ni A "e has 4-yehicl.c *I I II pole barn (w/electric):,
WELL-KEPT PROPERTY W/PRIVACY: 3 BR/2 BA: Spacious 1600+ inside sqft., at this neat/clean Manufactured home-site close to Bell, on a
secluded 5.8-acre tract (has nice mix of pasture & large oaks). Large, airy rooms inside, with fireplace & shelving in living room, full Main BR/BA suite
(garden tub & shower in bath), lots more..$126,900.
Reduced (From $129,900)--WELL-KEPT M/HOME, W/2+ ACRE TRACT IN DIXIE: 3 BR/2 BA: Very nice 27x56 'Nobility' Manufactured, on
landscaped & large-treed 2.1-acre tract close to Old Town. Neat & clean inside, with spacious Greatroom format, large kitchen, fireplace in family room,
attached wood front porch, outbuilding & more...$124,900.
NEAT/CLEAN M/HOME & LANDSCAPED ACRE IN NW LEVY CO.: 3 BR/2 BA: Beautifully-kept 2000 26x40 Manufactured, located near to
CR-345/CR-336 just south of Chiefland. The home is bright and airy inside, with eat-in kitchen & spacious Main suite. One-acre tract has outbuildings and
well-maintained A/G pool--Call Barbara/office for details...$119,900.
TWO SEPARATE M/HOMES, BOTH ON 5 ACRES, JUST NORTH OF BELL: Two adjacent 5-acre tracts, each with a Manufactured Home (one a 3
BR/2 BA 24x40, the other 2 BR/2 BA 16x76), both kept in good shape. Properties are rolling, wooded land--one has outbuilding & 2-vehicle pole barn;
both within short drive of CR-340. For sale separately, but Owner may consider combined offer...$118,900 (each).
WELL-KEPT M/HOME ON LANDSCAPED-ACRE IN NO. GILCHRIST: 3BR/2BA: 1996 24X44 Manufactured, in quality condition, on a comer
1.15-acre tract (nice mix of trees/open space), with board fencing in front. Located north of Bell, with quick.access to US 129 & CR 340...Owner says to
present offers...$88,900.
AFFORDABLE MANU. HOME IN TRENTON: 3 BR/1 BA: Well-kept 14x56 M/Home on wooded 2 lots in NE Trenton neighborhood, has
newly-installed city services, ready to move into & priced for quick sale...$49,900.
44 ACRES, MIX OF WOODS/OPEN SPACE, IN EAST GILCHRIST: Quality larger acreage tract, has nice mix of natural woods & open pasture.
Property also has over 1,400' of paved frontage along CR-337, and well, fencing/gates. Lots of potential for family-farm/agricultural use--call or e-mail our
office for full details..$499,900.
20 ACRES--DIXIE CO. WOODED TRACT, PAVED FRONTAGE: A naturally-wooded, unspoiled property, has frontage along 2 sides of paved
Spillers Road, so potential for multiple home-sites; located right by neat/clean county park near Old Town...$220,000.
10 ACRE TRACTS: Three separate 10-acre properties available at different parts of North Gilchrist Co., all within short drive of the Bell area. Each is
ready for a built or manufactured home-site to be placed...starting from $89,500.
FIVE ACRES, WITH WELL & SEPTIC INSTALLED: Nice mix of trees and open space, at this 5.02-acre tract in West Gilchrist Co., close to both
Trenton and Bell. Property has 4" well & septic tank installed, ready for your new home-site; call or email for full information...$89,900.
4-to-5 ACRE TRACTS AVAILABLE: Four separate properties available, all throughout the Gilchrist & Levy Co. market--each ready for new home-site,
check with our office for all the information/locations..Starting from $69,900.
SINGLE LOTS TO ONE ACRE TRACTS--We have a variety of the smaller tracts for sale, from 100x100 sized, to 1/2 & 3/4 acre tracts, and some
one-acre properties; all located in the Bell, BronsonTrenton, Fanning Springs area--check with our office for the full details...single lots start from $9,900
and 1/2 to one-acre tracts start from $12,900.
You can call our agents after regular business hours, for more information on any of our listings,
at the main office number above, or at our agents' cell numbers below:
Jim or Jean Troke Paul Troke Barbara Mayo Debra Powers
(386) 935-3357 (352) 221-2999 (352) 222-0427 (352) 215-1132

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years experience, in industry. Knowledge of
refrigeration, heating and electricity. Ability to
teach & manage classroom. Computer literate.
Contact: Tracy Hickman
Phone: 386-754-4324 Fax: 386-754-4824
Email: hickmant@lakecitycc.edu
Manual labor and grounds keeping duties
involving the general maintenance and upkeep
of College grounds. Knowledge of tools and
machinery to perform the general
maintenance of grounds and buildings.
Salary $17,780.00 Annually plus benefits.
Application Deadline: March 14, 2007
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Jim King Realty, Inc.
Main Office (352) 493-2221
315 N. Main Street (US-19), Chiefland, FL32626
Fanning Springs Branch Office (352) 463-6144 or 542-0009
S17871 U.S. Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693
= Suwannee Branch Office (352) 542-9007
23382 SE 349 Hwy., Suwannee, FL 32692
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Lovely 2/2 stilt home on 2 lots, within a block of the
Suwannee River in the nice quiet community of Old
Pine Landing. This home has recently been
remodeled with a new metal roof and vinyl siding. A
boat ramp just down the street $89,000. (DR 755175
JW) 463-6144.

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BIG and BEAUTIFUL is what this 4/2 DW MH on
9.3 acres can be called. Surrounded by stocked fish
ponds, abundant deer, turkey, and wild hogs,
beautiful landscaping this 2400 SF Homes of Merit
has plenty of upgrades. Feature a large family room
w/fireplace & wet bar. 32' X 48 pole barn w/horse
stalls, and more. $225,000. (DMH 755171 JW) 463-

Great Development Potential 3/2 pool home on 10
acres in the heart of Chiefland. Centrally located
near schools & shopping. Across the street from the
Greenway Trail. Call for Details! $385,000. (LR-
755320-D) 352-493-2221.

In the Big Oaks S/D you will find this lovely 3/2 MH
3.5 acres MOL. This property features a large 12 X 18
screened porch, a 6 X 12 laundry room, a 1/1 guest
house, storage shed, workshop w/garage door, lovely
landscaped yard w/sprinklers through out and much
more. $115,000. (DMH 755268 JW) 463-6144.

Doublewide Mobile Home on 20 secluded acres, yet
conveniently located just North of Chiefland. Mobile
home needs some upgrades, but a beautiful old
homesite for permanent home surrounded with
pecan trees. $325,000. (LMH-755208) 493-2221.

Cracker Style 3/2 home on 40 secluded acres. Large
covered porches surround the house, overlooking
beautiful pasture land with scattered trees. Would
make an excellent horse or cattle farm. Located in area
of lots of deer and other wildlife. $489,900. (LR-
752852-K) 493-2221.

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P.O. Box 546 Bell, Florida 32619 3 6-9 5-
25 ACRE HUNTING PARADISE Nestled into timberland area. Complete with great home
place to live in, fenced, outbuildings. Private & secluded area. Only $324,900.
291.45 ACRES OF PRIME HUNTING LAND With a hunting lodge type house, lodge is
complete with nice porches and a fireplace. Dog pen, rock quarry, fish pond and approximately
150 acres of planted pines. Awesome hunting of deer, wild hogs, turkey, etc. Good improved
roads and trails throughout the property. Fronts on a paved road. $1,595,000. Just 8 miles out
of Cross City.
by, beautiful river! A great environment for your family and friends. Only $32,000. (each)
WOODED 15 ACRES IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY $119,500. Owner Financing w/ 15%
10 ACRES WITH NICE D'W MH and second rental s/w mh. Has a garage and is fenced.
Quiet and secluded. In the Bell school system. $175,000.
BEAUTIFUL WOODED 5 ACRES On county maintained road in north Gilchrist County.
$66,500. Owner Financing with 15% down.
LOT IN LEVY COUNTY -Near Williston on SR 121. Only $23,900.
18 ACRES IN SOUTH SUWANNEE COUNTY Partly open and many nice trees. A great
location!! $165,000.
RARE 20 ACRE PARCEL nestled into government land. Suwannee River view and swim-
ming spring a few feet away. Deer & turkey hunting. Buildable, and already has well & power.
Nicely wooded. $340,000.
Only $79,900.
10 ACRES Nice land that's high & dry, but convenient to Suwannee & Santa Fe Rivers.
Gainesville. Complete with well, septic, power & decks at river. Very close to a paved road.
Ready for your new house and one of the best opportunities on the river. $239,500.
2 BEAUTIFUL LOTS ON SUWANNEE RIVER Approximately 2 acres on the Suwannee
River. One lot developed with a nice camper and covered deck. Stairway to the river with well,
septic & power. The second lot has septic system permit, new covered observation deck over-
looking the river stairway to the river and floating dock. Very private! Great motor boating area.
$275,000. For both lots.
FANTASTIC 5 ACRES Great neighborhood in the country 8 miles to the closest town.
Partially fenced. Wonderful homesite with oak trees and a beautiful pasture.
Only $100,000. FIRM Buyer pays for title insurance.
- Paved road, river access, great fishing & duck hunting. City water, underground utilities, septic
permit. Perfect area for air boating, etc!! $75,000.

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Help Wanted
NEEDED: Must have driver's license &
transportation, 21 years or older, pay de-
pending on experience, work in Gilchrist.
Call 352-486-6325 or 352-281-5275.

CDI Head Start serving Levy, Dixie, &
Gilchrist Counties has the following im-
mediate openings. No phone calls or fax-
es, applications may be picked up at Head
Start, 9051 NE Hwy 27 Alt. in Bronson
or at 420 NE 106 St in Cross City (Oli-
ver Center). CDI is an Equal Opportu-
nity Employer. Bus* Driver, responsible
for transporting children and maintaining
the school bus. Must have a CDL with a
School Bus Passenger & S endorsement,
good driving record a must, Bronson bus
route, 30 Hours. High School diploma or
GED required. Family Services Special-
ist, supports & assists families through
case management. Must have a CDA
or higher, plus 3 years experience with
children and families. Infant/Toddler
Teacher, responsible for the day to day
activities of infants and toddlers. REAL
ESTATE AGENT wanted for Trenton
office. Call for confidential interview.

busy contracting firm. Please call 463-
2210 and leave message. Must have driv-
er's license and own transportation.

North Gilchrist Cbunty
3/2 M/H on'8.57 acres
MLS #751687 $129,900

Fenced 6.64 Acres
4BR/2BA- 1674 sqft.
ML# 754854 $152,000

Help Wanted 'C

Banker M. M. Parrish Realtors in High
Springs is looking for motivated individ-
uals to join their team. If you are current-
ly licensed or thinking about becoming a
licensed sales associate call George Ritch

at 386-454-3327 for more info:

or experience necessary. Nee
driving record and dependabil
based on experience. Please inc

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Microsoft Office Applications (Word,
Excel, Outlook) in an office setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Intermediate
to advanced level of experience working
with Excel spreadsheets and formulas.
Experience in payroll. AA/AS Degree
Anticipated Vacancy
Bus Aide/Monitor, 4 hours/day
Bell Elementary School
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preference given to applicants with
previous experience.
-Anticipated Vacancy
Office Aide, 4 hours/day
Bell High School
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preference given to applicants with
previous experience in an office or
school setting.
Temporary Instructional Aide
Bell Elementary School
High school diploma or equivalent.
Associate of Arts degree or higher, or
at least 60 credit hours from an
accredited institution,
or a passing score on an approved state
test required.
Journeyman Maintenance Worker
High School Diploma and valid Florida

Hometown Realty
of North PL,Inc.

Natalie Rankin Licensed Real Estate Broker
1310 North Main Street Bell, Florida 32619
Office: (352) 463-9001 Toll Free: (888) 463-9001, Fax: (352) 463-9008

3/2 home on 5 acres convenient to Bell Beautiful large oaks & pines
1860 sq. ft. living area, Pole Barn 3/2 DWMIt on 10 Acres
.MLS#752985 $299,900 -MLS#752553 $249,900

SHelp Wanted


SWMH with Upgrades
City Lot in Trenton
MLS#753955 $45,000

.1 Acre, Riverwalk S/D $59,900 LOTS & ACREAGE 10 Acres, Hwy 349 Old Town $129,900
.23 Commercial, US 129 $75,000 10 Acres, Paved Road $163,000
.27 Acre, W/S, River Access $32,900 1.6 Acres, Well & Septic $48,300 5 Acres, Trenton, Dividable $89,900 12 Acres, Scattered Oaks $170,000
1 Acre, North Gilchrist $17,900 2 Acres, W/S/P, Dividable $56,900 5 Acres, E. Gilchrist, 3 to choose from $85,000 15 Acres, Perfect for Motorcross $175,000
1 Acre, North Gilchrist $18,500 2 Acres, Bell, Dividable $45,000 5.5 Acres, Near Waters Lake $54,900 "O0 Acres, Planted Pines $189,000
1 Acre North of Bell $21,000 2Acres, Old Town $39,000 7.33 Acres, Cleared $139,900 20 Acres, W/S/P, Pole Barn $199,000
1 Acre Lots, Williston $35,000 2 Acres, Old Town, Paved Rd. $39,900 7.94 Acres, Paved Highway, US-129 $109,900 20 Acres,-Pines, Close to River $249,942
1 Acre, Paved Road, Bell $39,900 2.5 Acres, Slab Foundation, REDUCED $69,900 10 Acres, Cleared $199,000 21.85 Acres, Suwannee River $320,000
1 Acre, Buck Bay, Chiefland $65,000 4.34 Acres, W/S/P, Morriston $119,000 10 Acres, CR 232 $99,000 30 Acres, Near Manatee Spgs $339,000
1.03 Acres, Partially Cleared $25,500 5 Acres Beautifully Wooded $69,990 10 Acres, CR 232 ,$115,000 40 Acres, W/S/P, Pole Barn $380,000
1.14Acres, W/S/P $45,000 5 Acres, Bell City Limits, Dividable $112,000 10 Acres, Suwannee Shores $119,000 42 Acres, E. Gilchrist $399,000
1.19, Acres, Comer Lot $28,500 5 Acres, W/S/P, Suwannee County $69,900 10 Acres, Suwannee Shores $128,000 78 Acres, CR340 $699,000

Your Hometown Team

Many amenities to enjoy
3BR/3BA 2559 sq.ft.
MLS#755019 $485,000

3/2 DWM-I on 2 Acres
MLS#752374 $115,000

SA. f *- .

Natalie Rankin Rob Rankin Michele Taylor Emma Garcia Don Thomas
(Not Pictured: Kathleen Shannon, Jack Diepersloot & Nathan Shepherd)


35.87 Acres on Suwannee River
4Br/2Ba 1782 sq.ft., Screened Porch
32x40 Workshop, 40x80 Pole Barn
MLS#754172 675,000


Help Wanted

Substitute Teachers
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Contact the District Office for an
application and more information.
Bus Driver Trainees;
Substitute Bus Drivers.
High School Diploma. 40 hours of in-
service training will be provided for
qualified applicants. Flexible training
hours. Part of the training prepares
Trainees for the driver portion of the
Class B Florida CDL. For information
or questions, contact the Transportation
Department at (352) 463-3230.
Highly Qualified
Substitute Teacher Pool
We are accepting applications for our
Highly Qualified Substitute
Teacher Pool. Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or higher with a
current or
former Florida teaching certificate in a
core subject area. Once approved,
highly qualified substitutes would be
eligible for substituting at $130 a day in
pre-approved situations where there is
a long-term absence in a core subject
area. All other daily substituting would
be at current daily rates. Contact the
District Office for an application and
more information.
Obtain and submit application to:
Gilchrist County School District,
310 NW llth Avenue,
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3200.


Help Wanted

Application may be downloaded at:
Attach a resume and any
additional information as
necessary. All applications will
be screened. Not all applicants
will be interviewed.
Applications will be accepted
until positions are filled.
EEO/Drug Free Workplace "

Trenton I & II


718 NE 7th Place #905
Trenton, FL 32693

Now Accepting Applications
for a 3 BR
HC apartment.
Rental assistance may
be available. 352-463-7106,
Equal Housing Opportunity.

Driver License with good driving record
required. Three years work experience
in building maintenance, trades
and grounds experience. Universal
EPA (HVAC) certification required.
Journeyman level HARV license
Anticipated Vacancies- Instructor,
District Wide Bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida certification covering Science.
Certification for Chemistry and Physics
preferred. Masters Degree and eligible
to teach dual enrollment/community
college preferred.
Anticipated Vacancy: Instructors,
District Wide Bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida certification covering Math
Anticipated Vacancy: Instructors,
District Wide Bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida certification covering Reading
Speech/Language Pathologist (K-12)
District-wide Bachelor's Degree in
Language Pathology/Communication
Disorders from an accredited educational
institution. Florida certification in
Pathology and/or licensure in
Speech/Language Pathology.
School Psychologist
District-wide Master's Degree from an
institution. Certification covering
School Psychology.

Attention Investors!! 5 acre corer parcel located directly on SR
26 only .4 mile from Trenton city limits. Currently zoned residen-
tial but due to the location there is potential to rezone to commer-
cial in the future. Only $150,000.
Just Reduced! Lovely 1 acre home site, ready for your new home.
Partially cleared, high and dry and just beautiful. Only $31,000
Wonderful 1.17 acre parcel located just across the street from the
Suwannee River in North Dixie County. Lovely trees and friendly
neighbors. Just $20,000 owner is accepting offers.
Heaven? Does 2345 sq ft, stainless steel appliances, corian coun-
tertops, hardwood floors, jetted tub....etc. sound like a piece of
heaven to you? Well here it is, right here on 5 beautiful acres!! Call
today to see this magnificent modular home while it is still avail-
able at $230,000.
Very Nice 3 acres located in Old Town, Florida. With well and
certified septic this parcel is just waiting for your new home or
mobile! High {nd aryand priick d right at $48,000.. Calffoday for
directions to your new home site!
Assumable Mortgage, 2 BR/1.5 BA 1975 mobile home on 1/4
acre. Fully landscaped and 3/4 fenced. 600 ft. from the river, but
no flooding. Only $55,000.

5.18 Acres buildable, 100ft. on river, $225,000. Negotiable.
3 BR/1 BA on 1 acre, needs work, $55,000.
1 Acre, high and dry, 2 to choose from, $32,000.
2 Acres, corner lot, $42,900.
2.5 Acres, great terms, $42,900.
3.04 Acres, in Bell, $59,900.
2.5 Acres, paved street, in Long Pond, $64,900.
5 Acres, beautiful pasture. Only 4 left, $85,000.
5 Acres, fenced, well, septic and power, $89,900..

L. Frank Grant Realty
L. Frank Grant
216-A N. Main St., Trenton, FL 32693
352-463-2817 FAX (352) 463-2479 Q"o1,0t..
We List To Sell! A L .

7769 SW CR-334
3 BR/2 BA Ranch Home on 18 acres w/3
BR/2 BA DW. MLS#754159.
Priced $616,664.

10789 SE CR #337
2-BD/ 2BA FRAME HOME on 1 acre
MLS # 754111 Priced $170,000.

8640 SW 47th Lane
2BD/ 1BA MH ON 1 acre lot
Close to Suwannee River
MLS # 750952 PRICED AT $65,000.

For additional information on our listings
Visit our website at www.lfrankgrant.com

MLS # 754309
MLS # 749600
MLS # 749774
MLS # 751145
MLS # 752877
MLS # 751741
MLS # 751750
MLS # 752195
MLS # 752196
MLS # 755053

Land in Gilchrist County
9.55 acres w/4'well 16x36 shelter
9.2 ac Planted Pines off County Grade
10 ac w/4" well-cross fenced
5 acre wooded lot w/Pines
5 ac wooded w/scattered oaks
11.51 ac cleared pasture
2 ac paved road, cleared
2 ac wooded lot
5 ac fenced, cleared on paved road
3 ac planted pines

MLS # 755054-755056 5 plus ac planted pines

Southern Property Services, Ii

352-375-7731 Anne Barnett
352-376-1371 Lynn Hervey
352-359-6305 Susan Huish
352-475-3500 Sondra Blake
* $8,000 discount for 4-lot block in Oak Walk. $132,000. Paved
streets, underground electric and phone, trails, park, deed
restricted. Anne Barnett Broker/Owner.
* 26-acre horse farm in N. Gilchrist County. 3 BR/2 BA home in
excellent condition, high quality 4-stall barn, paddocks.
$445,000. Susan Huish.
* 326 acres on SR-47 just north of CR-232. Zoning is 1 home per
5 acres. Paved and graded road frontage. $5,500/acre. Susan
* New home in Oak Walk. High quality construction, side
garage, ceramic tile, tray ceilings, lots of windows! $237,000,
seller will pay $3,000 closing costs. Lynn Hervey.
* 5 acres in Meadow Wood Trails, paved street, homes only, four
board fence, gate. $99,000. Anne Barnett.
* 20 Acres in Winding River Preserve! In planted pine. dice drN
lot! $280,00(.Susan HusH.
* 232 acres in Winding River Preserve. Gorgeous planted pine,
mixed habitats, seller will divide. $1,740,000. Lynn Hervey.
* Gorgeous lot in the Preserve neighborhood in The Riverwalk.
Backs up to huge wooded preserve. $84,000. Anne Barnett
* 32 acre farm in Lafayette County. SWMH, pole barn, fenced,
paved road, $395,000. Call Lynn Hervey.
* 40 acres NW Gilchrist County. High, dry and rolling. Next to
timber company land. $400,000. Lynn Hervey.
* 395 acres in Suwannee County just north of Branford, walk to
the river! $5,500/acre. Sondra Blake.
* 40 acres of hay in Gilchrist County. Beautiful, high and dry
tract! $480,000. Anne Barnett.
* 41 acres in Tiger Island, small cabin, great hunting! $200,000.
Lynn Hervey.


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A Homes Only Development

*Visit 4 Brandlew I Homes

*Meet the Builders

*Have a Bit of Lunch

Saturday, March 17th

11 am to 3 pm

At the blinking light in"Bell, go West on CR-342
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Gulfside Realtv, Inc.
11' O r iT ii l -I S

605 South Main Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Phone: (352) 463-2121



SFor Rent

yard, pole barn, $1,000 per month in-
cludes utilities. Call 352-215-5694 or

acres, Hwy-138 in North Gilchrist. $450/
month, $450 deposit. Call 386-454-1930.

2 BR MOBILE HOME: Screened front
porch, open back porch, some furniture.
If interested call 463-2288.

half mile east of Fanning Springs on
highway 26, clubhouse for rent, approx.
2,000 sq. ft... for parties, weddings and
all of your special occasions, call Bobby
Heath 352-542-9284.

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F iFor Rent

2 BR/1 BA.SWMH: $430/month, 1st,
last, security required. Available March
20th. No Pets. 352-463-8316.

Main Street, Trenton. Behind Gilchrist
Title, upstairs, separate secure entrance
from NE 2nd Street approx. 870 sq. ft.
Like new, $600/month includes utilities.
(352) 463-6403.

Real Estate

wooded, high & dry, owner
down payment, only $307/


Outstanding Agents. ,

Outstanding Results.

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Newberry, IF
(352) 472-44

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Cell (352) 745-6236

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Lovely 3/2 home built in 2004 just outside City of Trenton on CR 3 19. 1
acre lot with gorgeous'trees & paved roads. The home h~as 1657 sq ft
living space with vaulted ceilings, luxury master, bath open
kitchen/dining area plus it has a 2 car garage. $230,000

10 acres and 3/2'DVMH in Gilchrist County. Wonderful place to get
away o:m it all. Catberdr.d ceilings. ;pszLrate dining Me psst~f~~L
kitchen-bar great~room- -wi fireplace NIL,, 2.b sS,00

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tifully wooded lot, just off paved street, home on 3 lots near Fanning Springs.
convenient to Gainesville, owner financ- Perfect SFHP home. Detached garage
ing, no down payment, only $307/mo. with plenty of storage space. Won't last
$29,900. 352-215-1048. long at $85000.00. Call Dale at 463-2481
4tb,3-8-3-29 or Glen at 4637,0312.

Give U's A Call ... We Can Help.
Local Friendly Service
Serving our Tri-County Area for 7 Years with over 25 Years Experience

2 BR/2 BA: Garage, screen
like new, $157,500, 352-33

4omes and pole bamn. Lots
key. $3 00,000. 772-201 -111

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Positions Available in Gainesville/Lake City/Live Oak;
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Mileage is reimbursable and 401K benefits
available to all employees.
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Smith & Associates GMAC

wviw-bsgmac.com Inc llCe8~~l

Brad Smith Licensed Real Estate Broker ]Ree FA-tate

PRIME location!
Fantastic investment property!

features Open layout,
3BR/2BA, 1 acre, 1485 sq ft,
landscaping, large wrap-arbund
Porch, country home!

5 Saleste

ENJOY'! Well maintained hme
On 9+ acres.' Features.3BR/3BA,
17172 sq ft, 12 car garage, in ground
pool, patio, new tile &
roof shingles.

1t, 5 .9 ce II

5 Acres Old Town
5 Acres Bell
5 Acres Chiefland
5 Acres Bell
5 Acres Trenton
5.04Acres Bell
5.26 Acres Trenton
6.07 Acres Trenton
6.08 Acres Trenton,

Beautiful 2 story home located in Extra large M MM Features 1408 HOME SWEET HOME! Home
Heart of Suwannee. Features 3BR/2BA, Sq ft, 3BR/2BA, paved road, fenced, Features 4BR/2BA, 2 story, 2480 sq It,
1728 sq ft, yr 2000, located on canal, Fielceti iceBricki fireplace, bonus room, library,
decking, beautiful views. CaUl bonus room. 12'x ba' 2nd story b alcony, 24'x 36'
Terri Anderson, 352-356-1961. pl atc om a iaBxe
Call Elaine Ewart 352-542-1111. 352-49341200.

BEAUTTFUL 1999 SkylinI~e MB.~
Features 3BR/2BA, 1782 sq R,,
2,50 acres, cathedral ceilings,
tape 'n textured walls, much more.
Call Garrett Buzbee 352-318-4700.

REDUCED! 2 lots locatedl
On salt water canal. Include
Grinder pump, water, fencing,
Covered boat dock, patio.
Call Jack Schorill 352-214-8108.





30Acre Chi efland $25,0011$5,0 48Ace Teto 11,00 664CCilllmoce~IYYU 0Ars fntn~ b~u
.31 Acr Clefland $29,900 6.73 Acres Bell $69,900 IdAcrs Chieflmd $139,900 l l

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Page Seventeen

SManufactured Homes
- Singlewide & Doublewide
- Up to 10 Acres
*Sorne Restrictions Apply
" Low Fixed Rates
" Quick Closings p

i room, 1 acre,



39-0373, 352- TRENTON-3 NEW homes, 3BR/2BA.
80xlOO lot, paved street ,water & sewer,
2tp,3-1-3-8 Oak cabinets,ref, range. Call Eileen Gil-
roy @ Horizon realty (352)665-2522.
N 5 ACRES: lltb, 1-18-3-2S
le. New kitch-
:livring room ACREAGE FOR SALE: Bell Twc
om with large 20-acre parcels, one 30-acre parcel, bu)
scattered trees separate or together. Abundant wildlife
5669'SW 48th $7,000.per acre. 772-2101-1115.
)wner at 352- tfnb,l-lE
8tb,2-22-4-12 SW 6th Avenue. CB 3 BR/1.5 BA, nex
Trenton Elementary School, furnished
ith 2 mobile $135,000. Unfurnished $130,000.. Cal
of deer & tur- 463-2042, 7 9 p mi

financinR, no

mo. 29,00.3 BR/2 BA 2000 DW OIS
Upgraded with ceramic tile
4tb,3-8-3-'29 en, new appliances, huge
w/fireplac Ie, master bedrooi
bathroom. High and dry, s(
on a quiet country road. 5(
Ct. Valued at $135,000. 0,
rry Road 463-2786 weekends or
FL oa anytime.
472 1

illI RESTORED HISTORIC HONIE in City of Alachua.4500+ Sq. Ft.
Re-wired & new A/C i* 2b04. Beautiful wood floors, 2 fireplaces,
-9 paved toad, frontage. Call Tony' Bodthby, 352-262-1150.- C,165.000.
3BR, 2BA, 1677 Sq. Ft. of living space. Walk to elementary/middle
choojs; newer homes in area. Call Tony Boothby, 521 62- 159 or
Isabel ~Smith, 3 18-7 829. $219,900. #275225 -7
HUGE BRICK HOME on 12.37 wooded acres off CR 18. 4100+t Sq.
Ft. of living space. Formal Liv. & in. Rms, 2 huige Fam. R Ims each
with wood burning fireplace. Newr driveway, sold "As Is",'has lots of
potential. Call Martha Cornelius, 386-984-5920. $3 49,900. #268961
BRING YOUR HORSES! 10.40 acres of horse-ready pasture nicelc
country home. 3BR, 2BA wr/detached 2-car garage, shop, carport &
barn w/tack room.' Just over the Columbia Co. line just Mins. from
High Springs. Call Martha Barnes, 352-339-4069 or Debbie Zeller,
352-538-2857. $359,900. #27-2-2
WONDERFUL COINDO under Iconstruction, 2BR, 2BA, sit on your
priv ate 1 st floor balcony & watch the views of the pool, creek &
boaters. Pre-wired computer room so you can work & play. Call Deena
Erickson-Klacko, 352-494-2404. $375,000. #268696
.COMIE SEE THIS I ACRE in Three Rivers Estates. You can have
access to the River Front Parks throughout Three Rivers when joiniing
the voluntary I40A for $30/Yr. Great vacation spot; not too far off the
paved road & great access to Hwy 27. Bring all~offers! Call Deena
Erickson-Klacko, 494-2404. $28,500. #274933
WATER FRONT PROPERTY on Moss Lake in Four Lakes
Community. Access to 2 other lakes by boat. Build your dream home.
Homes Only Subdivision. Call DebraNanover, 359r3401. $99,900.


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Garrett Buzbee

Brad Smith Broker

Jack Schofill

STUNNING Suwannee River home
Features floor to ceiling windows,
Open kitchen, walk-in closets, over.
Sized shower trey ceilings, multi-level
bock, 2 boat sheds, immaculate!

.~In nice area. Features above
ground pool, 1848 sq ft, 1 acre,
detached garage, yr 1996,
Gilchrist County.

BEA\l'IL1 LITIFULN de1ig n hom
w/many upgrades. Features
3BR/2BA, 2.03 acres, new
construction, 2030 sq R,,
2 car garage, homes LONLY!?

Elaihe Ewart

Cedar log Moldular home.
Features -4BR/3BA, 5 acres, 2295
sq ft, yr 2005; custom home, tile,
large porchK walk-in closets,
huge kitchen!

I nipres i ,e &~ I err li I ic B K-' B
,Home. Features 1757 sq ft, 5
;acres, Cement block/stucco
construction, 2 car garage,
concrete driveway.

TOP of the line Palm HarborVV
DYVNM. Features 3BR/2BA,
5 acres, 2104 sq ft, spacious windows,
lots of windows, taped & texture,
new carpet throughout.

33.5OAcres Trenton $502,500
35.40Acres; Bell $442,500
57.37Acres Chiefland$1,721,100
70 acres Trenton $770,000
8OAcres Bell $800,000
100 Trenton $1,079,000
105.08Acres Chieflarid $1,044,750
120 Acres Bell $1,200,000,
152 ac Trenton $1,795,800
160 Acres Trenton $2,400,000

8.18 Acres Chiefland $129,900
8.8OAcres High Springs $132,000
9 Acres Trenton $225,000
9.14 AC Bell $138,000
9.24 AC Trenton $124,900
9.62 Acres Bell $129,900
9.63 Acres Bell $149,900
9.63 Acres Chiefland $220,000
10 Acres Chiefland $t09,900

1.94Acres Trenton $55,000
2Acres Bell $45,000
2.04 Acres Trenton $77,500
2.29 Acres Branford $179,900
2.44 ac Old Town $37,500
2.73 Acres Old Town $41,000
4.54 Acres Trenton $130,000
4.71 Acres Trenton $135,000
4.73 AcresTrenton $130,000
4.75 Acres Trenton $79,900

.46 Acre Bell $19,900
.50Acre Suwannee $65,000
.82Aere Chiefland $851,000
.90 Acre Chiefland $34,9,00
1 Acre Bell $19,900
I Acre Bell $30,000
1.25 Acres Fanning Springs $24,900
1.33 Acres Chiefland $49,500
1.80 Acres Trenton $55,000
1.8lAcres Trenton $55,000


,I I Acre Trenton
.IlAcre Suwanrnee
I IAcre Suwannee I
.11 Acre, Suwannee
.13 AC Suwannee
.18Acres River Walk


.20Acre Fanning:Springs $75,000
.26 Acre Suwannee $600,000

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Debbie Frazier @
(352) 463-1956
Joe Akins @
(352) 463-8381

Licensed Mortgage Brokers

Terri Anderson

VERY LOVELY 5 acre parcel
With 3BR/2BK, M14. Featufes
Beautiful land, fenced yard, ITl
TLC, 960 sq ft, !96year.

IOhcres Trenton $100,000
IOAcres Bell $100,000
IOAcres Bell $124,900
IOAcres Bell $149,900
10.06Acres OldTown $130,000
14.85 Acres High Springs $222,750
-X. I
24Acres Bell $366,000
25 Acres Trenton $275,000
31.33 Acres Chiefland $313,300

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Sheriff's Budget Appeal
(Continued from Page Two)
quest, an increase in salaries for all
existing sheriff's office employees
totaling $324,922 were paid in full by
the county commission. Likewise, the
sheriff requested a $190,990 increase

in his budget to cover increased in-
surance costs for his employees. This
request was also paid in full.
"Now that the courthouse project
has been funded and is nearing com-
pletion, the county has taken the ear-
liest possible opportunity to devote
substantial funds toward the design

of a new jail facility. Working with
the sheriff, the commission has se-
lected an architect for the new facil-
ity and has budgeted $200,000 in the
2006-2007 budget for architectural
fees," Durden said.
In an effort to increase the coun-
ty's capacity to maintain roads, the

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Mon.-Fri. 8 to 7; Sat. 9 to 4;
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Body Shop Open
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commission approved the reloca-
tion of the county road department
from land adjacent to the county jail
to a more central location between
Trenton and Bell. The allocation of
$504,587 in the 2006-2007 budget
for the move is of substantial benefit
to the law enforcement in the county
because it will free up the land next
to the existing county jail needed for
construction of the new jail, Durden
Despite Sheriff Turner's state-
ment that the county commission
is attempting to micro-manage his
department, Commissioner Durden
said that the cuts made to the sher-
iff's budget were relatively small and
entirely reasonable considering the
demands and constraints confronting
the county commission.
While the county commission does
not necessarily dispute the need for
three new bailiffs at the county's new
expanded courthouse facility, Dur-
den said that the county commission
determined that these new positions
should not all be funded prior to the
courthouse opening and prior to gain-
ing a better understanding of what
demands for bailiff services the new
courthouse will create.
"The commission funded one po-
sition to begin concurrent with the
opening of the courthouse and in-
vited the sheriff to come back, during
the fiscal year. 2006-2007 if neces-
sary, and request any additional bai-
liffs that are shown to be required in
, light of actual operation of the new
courthouse facilities," Commissioner
Durden said. "Although a new court-
room is being added to the Gilchrist
County courthouse, the number of
judges assigned to Gilchrist County
is not going to change over the com-
ing year and the court calendar will
remain essentially the same."
New security equipment will also
be installed in the new courthouse
during the final phase of construction
which is scheduled to be completed
in June or July, according to Clerk of
Court Joe Gilliam. This new equip-
ment could minimize the need for
new bailiffs.
"If funded as requested by the
sheriff, Gilchrist County would have
six full-time bailiffs, which would
be far more than any of the compari-
son counties identified by your staff.
Union County has one part-time, Hol-
mes County has one full-time, Gulf
and Jefferson Counties have two full-
time and Hamilton County has two
part-time," Durden said. "As actually
funded by the Gilchrist County Com-
mission, the sheriff will have four
full-time bailiffs in the comparison-
counties by two to four times."
A new clerical position for correc-
tions is a request the county commis-
sioners could not justify, according
to Durden, because there are cur-
rently two funded positions in the
corrections department that are not


yet filled.
The county commission also de-
termined that creating a new investi-
gator position was of low priority in
the 2006-2007 budget year. Durden
pointed out that the 2005 roster of
the sheriff's office shows five inves-
tigators, while the 2006 roster shows
only four. Thus the Sheriff himself
eliminated an investigator position,
thereby indicating his own belief that
having five investigators is not of the
highest priority, Durden explained.
Seven new patrol cars were also
not considered a high priority by the
county commission. Three of the re-
quested vehicles were for the three
new bailiffs. Because the county only
agreed to fund one new bailiff posi-
tion, there was obviously no need
to fund vehicles for all three of the
requested positions. With regard to
the one funded position, the Sheriff
failed to convince the commission

Thursday, March 8:
2:00 p.m 6:00 p.m ............................. .......................Poultry Entry
2:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m........... .................................... Rabbit Entry
6:00 p.m .........................................................Poultry Judging Events
Friday, March 9:
9:00 a.m............... ...................... ... ..........Poultry Show
2:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m......................... ...... Steer Entry
4:00 p.m...............Primary and Senior Consumer Choices Judging Event
5:00 p.m..... .......... ...........Junior Consumer Choices Judging Event
6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m..................Home Economics Entry (NON-FOOD ITEMS)
7:00 p.m ....................................Rabbit Show and Rabbit Showmanship
Saturday, March 10:
7:00 a.m 11:00 a.m ......,................... .. ....................... Sw ine Entry
9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m........................................Home Economics Entry
9:00 a.m.- i11:00 a.m............................Dairy Cattle and Dairy Goat Entry
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m...................;.... Judging of Home Economics Exhibits
1:00 p.m......................... ........... ....Livestock Judging Events
3:00 p.m ........................................................Dairy Judging Events
5:00 p.m ........................ ...............................Steer Showmanship
Sunday, March 11:
1:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.......................Fair Grounds Open To The Public
1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m................................... Dairy Goat Milking Contest
2:00 p.m .................... ........................Dairy Cow Show Clinic
3:30 p.m......................... .......................Dairy Goat Costume Contest
5:00 p.m ....................................................... Dairy Goat Mock Show
Monday, March 12:
8:30 a.m ................................... ................................. Sw ine Show
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m...........................Home Economics Open For Review
2:30 p.m............................................Daiyy Goat and Dairy Cattle Show
7:30 p.m ...................... .................. ...... Fashion Review
Tuesday, March 13:
8:30 a.m ............ ..............................................Feeder Steer Show
9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.............................Home Economics Open For Review
1:30 p.m ......................................... ..... .......... Market Steer Show
7:00 p.m ..........................................................Awards Presentation
Wednesday, March 14:
9:30 .a.m ...................................S;.................. ...Sale
12:00 p.m.... .................................................................Buyers Luncheon
1:30 p.m ................. ..... ... ... .. ... ................. .. ....... Sal@
Fair grounds will be opened every morning by 6:00 a.m.and closed by 10:00 p.m. every evening.
No one is to sleep in the Livestock area, in tents, or in any area not designated for such. All
children must be under adult supervision at alli me.

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that the existing number of vehicles
available to the sheriff's office would
be inadequate to serve the bailiffs'
needs, Durden said.
In conclusion, Durden said, "With
all due respect to Sheriff Turner, the
county commission is at a loss to
understand how more could be ex-
A meeting of the cabinet on this is-
sue has been scheduled for April 3,
though Ball, acting as chairman of
the Administration Commission, en-
couraged the county commission and
Sheriff Turner to attempt to negotiate
their differences.
"There have only been 13 of these
budget appeals and only one appeal
has been successful," Ball said.

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