Read the Real Story on Bowe Berghdal 4A Bronson HS Graduates 6-7A FFA Scholarships 1B Summit Graduates 1BCorrection: A story in the May 29 edition of the Levy County Journal incorrectly stated that the Chieand City Commission voted unanimously to reject the contract of City Manager Kevin Gay. e vote was actually 3-2, with Mayor Teal Pomeroy and Commissioner Betty Walker and Chris Jones voting in favor of a motion to cancel the contract and Commissioners Teresa Barron and Rollin Hudson voting against the motion. e Journal regrets the error. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterButteries are cool little critters that harm no one and are benecial to the environment. e colorful insects also make interesting school science projects. Kindergartners in Angela Loys class at Bronson Elementary School learned how to build a buttery garden last week. e garden will attract butteries when it has grown to maturity. e idea of growing a garden that will bring butteries to their yard at home was an exciting idea for the students. Kylee Carson knew exactly where she would plant her garden.Bronson Kindergartners Grow Buttery Gardens of Their Own By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterMembers of the public must sign their names on a sign-in sheet at least 30 minutes before Bronson Town Council meetings if they wish to address the council under the new set of rules approved by the council Monday. e council said public comment can take place only at the beginning of the meeting during the public participation segment, but the mayor has the discretion to allow comment on agenda items as the meeting progresses. e revised public participation rules say members of the public can speak for up to ve minutes, but if they need more time they must submit their written request to be on the agenda no later than the close of business on the ursday before the next council meeting. Members of the public have generally been allowed to make comments during Bronson Town Council e Levy County Courthouse was evacuated Tuesday while the county commission meeting was in session due to a re alarm. e suspected cause of the alarm was air conditioning work in what used to be the tangible property tax area of the property appraisers oce, but Property Appraiser Osborne Barker said he hasnt been told what caused the alarm. County employees and members of the public were ushered out of the courthouse by security ocers even though there was no smoke, and no re trucks arrived on the scene. One reporter wandered back into the courthouse when it became apparent there was no re and was immediately ushered out by security people working for the sheris oce. Commission Chairman Ryan Bell was asked why some of the county commissioners were left in the building with security ocers while the public and press were forced to leave in the re emergency. Were very disposable, Bell said, tongue in cheek. Bell left the courthouse when the alarm sounded. ere was no re or smoke associated with the re alarm. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterLevy County Commissioners Tuesday instructed the road department to investigate complaints led by two residents living on a limestone road who complained about a gorge forming at the base of a hill after heavy rains and the countys alleged reluctance to pave the road. e county says the road has not met the requirements to be paved. Bonnie Tedder and Michael Kearny said residents have experienced at tires after hitting the gorge in the road. ey said they have asked for years to have NE 131st Ave. paved but without success and the road still had not made the county commissions road-paving list, a complaint frequently heard by commissioners. e board uses a formula to decide whose road gets paved. We are asking, were begging, were pleading, Tedder said. I dont know what its going to take. Commission Chairman Gives Consultant Tongue LashingBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterFrustrated by mistakes and fumbled opportunities, Levy County Commission Chairman Ryan Bell Tuesday said a private consultant was guilty of blatant neglect for failing to follow the boards instructions to negotiate for a better bid price on replacing a failing septic tank drain eld at an Inglis home. Commissioners are unhappy with the performance of Jordan and Associates, a consultant hired to administer a federal Community Development Block Grant that is paying for the rehabilitation of a septic tank drain eld at the home of Roberto and Deborah Tarafa near Inglis. is is the same thing, through the blatant neglect of the project; the lack of follow through, said Bell, giving Ronald Vanzant, president of Jordan and Associates a brief tongue lashing. Vanzant was ordered by commissioners to rebid the project a third time if he cant negotiate a better bid price from the two companies that submitted bids earlier. Richardson Site Prep Inc. of Fort White submitted a complete bid of $79,466.77 and Staley Construction, Inc. of Chieand submitted a partial bid of $36,900. Commissioners are interested in nding out whether Richardson Site Prep will come down on its price or if Staley Construction will bid all 10 items in the package instead of just the rst ve. e last set of bids for the project produced no bidders. No one expressed an interest in doing the By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterLevy County Commissioners Tuesday voted unanimously to place a question on the November ballot asking voters if they favor giving new and existing businesses property tax exemptions to create jobs. Chairman Ryan Bell has mentioned the ballot question a number of times in commission meetings and won board approval at the April 22 meeting to have County Attorney Anne Bast Brown research the tax exemption question for a future ballot. e resolution she authored was adopted by the board. It says giving new businesses ad valorem tax exemptions would act as a nancial incentive to relocate to Levy County and oer existing businesses an opportunity to expand. e idea behind the incentives is job creation. e county currently has no tax incentives in place to attract businesses to the county or promote expansion of existing businesses. e ballot question will state: Shall the Board of County Commissioners of Levy County be authorized to grant, pursuant to Section 3, Article VII of the State Constitution, property tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses that are expected to create new, full-time jobs in Levy County. e commission would be allowed to exempt Bronson Council Revises Public Comment Rules for Council MeetingsMegan Berger of the Levy, Dixie, Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District stands with six students who completed their buttery gardens. Holding their Fire Bush plants are William Markham, Kadence Kennedy, Lane Voorhees, Zaylah Ginn, Jose Hernandez and Kylee Carson.County Seeks Voter Approval for Tax Incentive Program to Create JobsFire Alarm Triggers Evacuation of CourthouseResidents Say Gorge in Limestone Road Can Flatten Tirescontinued to page 8A continued to page 8A continued to page 10A continued to page 10A continued to page 10A County and City Agree to Begin Discussions on Chieand ALS Truck By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterChieand residents strongly urged the Levy County Commission and Chieand City Commission to work toward giving Chieand an Advanced Life Support non-transport truck Tuesday, but county commissioners and their attorney raised a number of legal and nancial questions that will have to be answered before the unit can be approved. e city is asking the county commission to grant a Certicate of Public Convenience and Necessity that would allow Chieand to operate an ALS truck in District 7, the district that includes the city and some of the area surrounding Chieand. e county and city agreed to form a committee of sta members and commissioners to begin discussions. An ALS truck would be equipped with a heart monitor, debrillator, heart stimulation drugs and other advanced life support equipment. continued to page 3A
2A Jail Media Report for 05/26/2014 to 06/02/2014BAXMAN, CHASTITY NICOLE, 33, OF OTTER CREEK, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. CHERBONNEAU, BRUCE VINCENT, 53, OF WILLISTON, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. CHERBONNEAU, LORI LEE, 48, OF WILLISTON, FL: VIOLATION OF CONDITION OF RELEASE. DAWKINS, JOHN, 63, OF DUNNELLON, FL: HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY. GONZALEZ-COVARRUBIAS, 52, OF IMMOKALEE, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. GRANT, BILLIE JO, 32, OF FANNING SPRINGS, FL: ROBBERY NO FIREARM OR WEAPON. GREEN, STANLEY, 49, OF WILLISTON, FL: PROB VIOLATION. HAGGERTY, JEREMY JOSEPH, 38, OF TRENTON, FL: BURGL OCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED; GRAND THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE X 2; CRIMINAL MISCHF. HAIREDAGUE, TRACI ALETHA, 41, OF BRONSON, FL: DUI; REFUSE TO SUBMIT DUI TEST AFTER LIC SUSP; NO REGISTRATION. HALL, TOMMIE LEE, 46, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. HEADLEE, JIMMY LEE, 30, OF PERRY, FL: OUTOF-COUNTY WARRANT X 2. HUDAK, KRISTI ROSE, 29, OF LECANTO, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. LANTZ, SHANE MICHAEL, 29, OF OLD TOWN, FL: GRAND THEFT; OBTAIN PROPERTY BY Levy County Sheris Oce Arrest Report Levy Countys Most WantedFRAUD; CNTRL SUB WO PRESCRIPTION. MCKECHNIE, HEATHER, 30, OF OCALA, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE; DISORDERLY INTOX. MILLER, JAMES DUSTIN, 22, OF LAKE BUTLER, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. PARTAIN, JEFFERY LEE, 33, OF OLD TOWN, FL: WRT NON SUPPORT. POLLARD, STEPHEN DANIEL, 33, OF WILLISTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 6. PREDNY, LAURA CHRISTINE, 42, OF MICANOPY, FL: DUI. PROTO, JIMMY, 48, OF WILLISTON, FL: ABUSE WITHOUT GREAT HARM TOWARD CHILD. SANDERSON, ALBERT SHANNON, 32, OF OTTER CREEK, FL: GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS; RESIST OFFICER W/O VIOLENCE. SMETANA, BRIAN ANTHONY, 21, OF OTTER CREEK, FL: PROB VIOLATION.Pringle, Latoya Reddick VOP AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BOND $ 250 Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy CountyDouglas, Ronald D Chieand GRAND THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE BOND $ 10,000Downey, Ryan Orlando VOP FELONY BATTERY NO BOND0Fumea, Randi Chieand VOP X 2 GRAND THEFT NO BONDHowgate, RochelleBronson VOP POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE NO BOND STOREY, SHERRY LYNN, 38, OF OLD TOWN, FL: TRESPASS WARNING; CNTRL SUB WO PRESCRIPTION. STRICKLAND, HEATHER ROSE, 26, OF STARKE, FL: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE; CNTRL SUB WO PRESCRIPTION. TIMMONS, ALLEN, 35, OF PALM BAY, FL: AGG ASSAULT/DV; BATTERY/DV; COMMIT DOMESTIC BATTERY BY STRANGULATION. VANLUE, DANIEL LYNN, 34, OF OCALA, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE; DISORDERLY INTOX. Sentencings from the BenchCircuit Judge Stanley Gris substituted for Circuit Judge William Davis on May 28 and sentenced a man in an assault case to three years in state prison. Davis presided over a number of unrelated sentencing hearings the previous week, most resulting in jail time or probation. Jose Angel Gomez 38, was sentenced by Gris to three years in prison and was given 281 days credit for time served in the county jail after pleading no contest to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and manufacturing marijuana. e Levy County Sheris oce said Gomez, who lived under the name Hector Soto, was an undocumented alien living in Morriston when he started an altercation with a man living next door to him and hit him in the face with the barrel of a shotgun. He then attempted to kidnap the mans wife after disabling her husband. He dragged her back to his home but released her after she begged for mercy. Deputies found a marijuana plant growing in Gomezs home. Davis sentenced Seth Lyons 28, Reddick, to 90 days in jail and he was given 57 days credit for time served in the county jail on drunken driving and drug charges. Lyons was stopped coming into Bronson because his vehicle left its lane of trac several times. He failed roadside sobriety tests and refused to take a Breathalyzer test. A deputy found three bags of marijuana and a small scale in his pants, according to court records. Davis also sentenced the following: Walter Allen Aldridge 45, Morriston, was sentenced to 270 days in the Levy County Jail and given 57 days credit for time served in the county jail for violating the requirement to register online as a sex oender. Sex oenders are required to register their status online with the sheris oce that has jurisdiction over them. Information such as his place of residence and birthdate must be included. He failed to register his Facebook email account. Frank Willis Lamar 37, Trenton, was sentenced time served for violating his probation on drug charges. He served 60 days in jail and was given credit for those 60 days. In November of 2012 he was stopped for speeding and was found in possession of one gram of marijuana and four loose Diazepam tablets. He said he has a prescription for the tablets. Davis reinstated his probation. Sherry Lynn Storey 37, Old Town, was sentenced to 14 months probation and ordered to undergo a mental health screening after pleading no contest to carrying a concealed weapon. Security ocers stopped Storey in the Wal-Mart store in Chieand carrying four knives and a Taurus .380 pistol. She had no weapons permit. She pleaded no contest to carrying a concealed weapon. Paul Anthony Wright 41, Orlando, was sentenced to a year and a week in state prison and given credit for 105 days served in the county jail after pleading no contest to forgery charges. Wright entered Drummond Community Bank and handed over a counterfeit check for cashing. It was written against the account of HJ Interiors doing business as Carpet One Floor and Home. e teller was suspicious of the signature and contacted the supervisor. Wright asked for the check back. He said he would cash it at his wifes bank. Wright was positively identied by the teller when she examined his license and recognized him. Dixie County Busts Another Marijuana Grow House For the second time in a week, deputies encountered an indoor marijuana grow operation in the Old Town area. Friday morning May 30, investigators received a call from an individual reporting suspicious activity at a piece of property on NE 544 Street. A deputy was dispatched to the location shortly after noon on Friday and when he arrived he could smell the strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the home. He then notied investigators who arrived shortly after. When the investigators arrived, they too could smell the strong odor of marijuana and noticed other indicators of an indoor grow operation. e residence was secured; no one was home at the time. Deputies remained on scene while investigators returned to Cross City to obtain a search warrant for the premises. While obtaining the warrant, the homeowners returned home and were detained on the premises until investigators returned with the search warrant. Once the warrant was executed on the home, investigators and deputies discovered a small indoor marijuana grow operation in the south end of the home. Other items of paraphernalia were detected and prepackaged marijuana was found in a chest freezer in the dining area. Shawn E. orp, 36, of Old Town, was arrested for the Growing and Manufacturing of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. orp is considered a multi-state oender and has multiple arrests in the past. He is currently being held in the Dixie County Jail under a $128,000.00 bond. submitted by Major Scott Harden, Dixie County Sheris oce, Cross City, Fla. Dixie County Drug Paramours In Jail TogetherJermaine Freeman of Dixie County was arrested by Dixie County Sheris oce for attempting to bribe an investigator in a pending drug case. Jermaine is the live-in paramour of Patricia Lord who was arrested also after deputies and investigators executed a search warrant at their residence. During the search warrant deputies and investigators discovered that Lord was apparently maintaining the couples business in the sale of illegal drugs. Investigators seized various items of evidence linked to the couples drug transactions to include: Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, Scales, Currency Counter, Drug Paraphernalia and approximately $15,000.00 in cash. Lord, 35 years of age from Old Town has been arrested for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sale, Possession of More than 20 grams of Marijuana, Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sale, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Resisting an Ocer without Violence. Lord has now joined Freeman in the Dixie County Jail where she is awaiting her initial court appearance. During the May 29th search at the home ocers discovered several thousand dollars and various amounts of cocaine and marijuana. But there is more. On the night of May 29, a plainclothes Sheris deputy carried one of Lords minor children to the home so that some of the childs clothing could be retrieved. While they were in the home gathering clothing and personal eects, someone began to ring the doorbell. e deputy answered the door and was greeted by James Tuten, 52, from Old Town. e deputy then asked Tuten what he needed. Tuten said he was there for fty-dollars of crack cocaine. e deputy then agreed and Tuten began to retrieve his money from his pocket. e deputy identied himself and arrested Tuten for the Attempted Purchase of Crack Cocaine. e deputy summoned another patrol unit to transport Tuten while he continued to assist the child with their personal eects. submitted by Major Scott Harden, Dixie County Sheris Oce James TutenPatricia Lord Shawn E. Thorp
3A Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (DNV) to allow a vote on S. 2013, the VA Management and Accountability Act of 2014, a bill that would empower whomever may replace Secretary Shinseki with complete authority to re or demote VA Senior Executive Service (SES) or equivalent employees based on performance. Rubio is the Senates original sponsor of the bill, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives with the support of 165 Democrats. e bill is currently co-sponsored by ten Senate Democrats: Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL), Mark Warner (D-VA), Mark Pryor (D-AR), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Jean Shaheen (DNH), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Kay Hagan (D-NC), Al Franken (D-MN), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and John Walsh (D-MT). Amid recent revelations of widespread, systemic problems at the VA, Rubio wrote a letter to Reid today requesting the common sense, bipartisan legislation be brought to the Senate oor immediately so that Congress may take an important rst step toward bringing much needed accountability to the VA and providing our veterans with the care they deserve. As the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, you and you alone control what legislation is brought before the Senate for a vote. In this important role, you can make a vital dierence in the reforms that are needed to improve the quality of care our nations heroes receive, wrote Rubio. As you know, the House of Representatives recently passed the common sense and bi-partisan S. 2013 e VA Management and Accountability Act of 2014 with the support of 165 Democrats. at legislation is now before the Senate for consideration and is sponsored by ten Senate Democrats, including the Senators from Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia, added Rubio. eir backing means there is currently a strong bi-partisan support for this legislation which would bring accountability to VA and empower the leadership therein to make the same hiring and ring decisions you enjoy as a United States Senator with your own sta. is legislation alone will not solve all the problems at the VA. Problems which, to be fair, existed before President Obama took oce. But this legislation will take an important step forward in helping reform this broken government institution, continued Rubio. It might also help restore some faith in the Senates ability to achieve even incremental reform to a government that too many Americans believe is no longer capable of even the most basic functions. e full text of the letter is below. June 3, 2014 e Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader Reid, I know you share my disgust with the recent revelations at the U.S. Department of Veterans Aairs (VA) and the shameful way in which a few employees mistreated Americas heroes. e problem is so pervasive in the VA that an internal audit found that wait times for veterans appointments were falsied and manipulated at 64% of VA health facilities. As the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, you and you alone control what legislation is brought before the Senate for a vote. In this important role, you can make a vital dierence in the reforms that are needed to improve the quality of care our nations heroes receive. As you know, the House of Representatives recently passed the common sense and bi-partisan S. 2013 e VA Management and Accountability Act of 2014 with the support of 165 Democrats. at legislation is now before the Senate for consideration and is sponsored by ten Senate Democrats, including the Senators from Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia. eir backing means there is currently a strong bi-partisan support for this legislation which would bring accountability to VA and empower the leadership therein to make the same hiring and ring decisions you enjoy as a United States Senator with your own sta. is legislation alone will not solve all the problems at the VA. Problems which, to be fair, existed before President Obama took oce. But this legislation will take an important step forward in helping reform this broken government institution. It might also help restore some faith in the Senates ability to achieve even incremental reform to a government that too many Americans believe is no longer capable of even the most basic functions. erefore, I respectfully request that you bring this legislation to the Senate oor as quickly as possible for an up or down vote. is legislation is an important rst step that will bring needed accountability to the VA. Our veterans have given a great deal to our nation and they deserve to see their elected representatives in the U.S. Senate vote on this very important piece of legislation. ank you for your attention and consideration. Sincerely, Marco Rubio, U.S. SenatorRubio Calls on Reid to Allow a Senate Vote on VA Reform Bill Bronsons Landon Smith Recognized for Academic Success and Community Involvement Plum Creek has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Levy County high school student Landon Smith of Bronson. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. e scholarships recognize students who have excelled in the areas of academics, school and community activities, and overall achievement in their high school careers. Landon is a graduate of Bronson High School and will attend Santa Fe College in the fall. While in high school, he was vice president of the Senior Future Farmers of America Chapter and a baseball scholar athlete. Most notably, he was salutatorian of his senior class. Landon is the son of Johnny and Marcia Smith. Kline Wins 3rd Grade Spelling Bee at WES Ashley Kline, holding her 1st place envelope, won the May 23rd spelling bee at Williston Elementary School. Beside her is 3rd place winner, Bradley Giannisis, and Ansley Penney, who placed 4th. Carol Glass from the GFWC Williston Womans Club called the words, and Jessica Guinsler Moran from the GFWC Williston Jr. Womans Club was the judge. As usually, the Womans Club provided the winners with cash awards$10, 3rd; $15, 2nd; $20, 1st. Ashley and Bradley are in Marissa Schultzs class, and Ansley is in Cindy Hiters class. [Not available for the picture was 2nd place winner Logan Richardson from Courtney Edwardss class.] Story and picture courtesy of Lisa Statham Posteraro. County and City Agree to Begin Discussions on Chieand ALS Truck continued from page 1AChieand paramedics currently can give basic life support to dying or critically ill patients, but they cannot save their lives in many cases without the equipment and medicines to give advanced life support care at the scene of the medical crisis, according to city re ocials. Interim City Manager Mary Ellzey, City Attorney Norm Fugate, County Coordinator Fred Moody and County Attorney Anne Bast Brown along with City Commissioner Teresa Barron and County Commissioner Ryan Bell will serve on a committee that will attempt to iron out dierences between the two boards and lay the foundations for an agreement between the city and county. Brown was adamant that the city will not be able to use the $206,000 in county reghting funds it receives annually from the county commission to respond to medical calls with the Advanced Life Support truck, even though city reghters already answer medical calls as rst responders. She said re funds cant be used for medical calls by the city. She said rst responders are not considered medical personnel. Levy County Public Safety Director David Knowles indicated that Nabors Giblin & Nickerson, a Tallahassee law rm specializing in municipal law, would be consulted during the discussions about the ALS unit. e law rm has acted as the countys consultant in writing special assessments that fund emergency medical services and re services. Four of the ve county commissioners and all ve city commissioners expressed an interest in moving forward with discussions. It wasnt clear whether County Commissioner Danny Stevens of Williston was interested in moving forward or if his response was just inaudible with the weak sound system set up by the city. Stevens drew a loud rebuke from the crowd when he suggested the conicts of the past between the county commission and city commission might not allow the two boards to work together on the ALS issue. What guarantees do we have that we can work together? Stevens said. Mayor Teal Pomeroy said the two boards can cooperate. eres been some past history, but I think things can be worked out, he said. City Commissioner Chris Jones agreed that the past should be put behind both boards. I think we should move forward with whatever benets the citizens, Jones said. City Commissioner Betty Walker agreed. We need to put this behind and move forward, she said. Stevens questioned whether the county could aord to fund the Chieand ALS Unit. Chieand commissioners said it wouldnt cost the county anything. At some point we have to be real; there will be a cost there, Stevens said. Chieand has ve paramedics it plans to use on the ALS truck. e truck is already in service as a rst response vehicle. Commissioner Teresa Barron said fundraising will pay for the $20,000 in equipment. e city wants the county to reimburse Chieand Fire Rescue for any drugs and supplies it uses on the ALS unit. e county already reimburses the city for any basic life-support supplies it uses on the truck, according to Barron. But the truck lacks the medical drugs and advanced life support equipment that city ocials say could save lives in emergencies. Stevens said he was also concerned about the possibility of the county losing its ability to collect a special assessment for emergency medical services if the county is called to task for allowing Chieand to use re funds for medical purposes. Fugate said the questions Stevens was raising could not be answered at Tuesdays joint workshop of the two boards. e issues would have to be resolved as the process proceeds. If the two commissions tell us to make it happen, obviously we wont jeopardize the assessments, Fugate said. Commission Chairman Ryan Bell said its not good enough for the city to say Gainesville has a similar arrangement with Alachua County to operate ALS unit. He said that doesnt mean Chieand should be able to do it here. e scope of the work is still vague to me, he said. Bell said he wants to know who will control the narcotics on the Chieand ALS truck and if Chieand paramedics will ride with county paramedics for six months before they are allowed to operate an ALS truck on their own. He said the paramedic ride-along policy is something the county requires. is will be a partnership. It will be like getting married, Bell said. He added that the county has to be careful not to duplicate services. e county operates two roving ALS non-transport units that respond to calls throughout the county. Chieand wants its ALS unit stationed permanently in Chieand to save lives. Sheris dispatch records indicate the Chieand rst responders arrive at medical emergencies well in advance of the ambulance in most cases because the reghters and paramedics are stationed at the Chieand ambulance station. ey are closer to the action. Bell added that the county needs to get a good handle on what this project will cost. He said anyone who believes its going to be a small project is mistaken. County Commissioner John Meeks twice asked Fire Chief James Harris if the city would be willing to hire its own medical director if the countys medical director, Dr. Christine Van Dillen is unwilling to sign o on allowing Chieand to operate an ALS unit under her license. Harris said he and Barron met with Van Dillen and her medical associates concerning an ALS unit in Chieand and they were in favor of the city taking on the role, but he said he wont know whether the city could assume the cost of hiring its own medical director until he knows what it would cost. Responding to another Meeks question, Harris said the city plans to operate under the county medical director. County Commissioner Chad Johnson said he is not opposed to an ALS truck in Chieand. I certainly know there will be challenges, he said. Johnson said the countys plan to station its seventh ambulance in Fanning Springs will reduce response times. I think there are opportunities to grow, but it will take both sides, he said. Chieand residents left no doubt they wanted the county to authorize an ALS non-transport truck for Chieand. Amelia Cannon said she has lived in Chieand all her life and paid taxes. She said an ambulance has come to her home four times when she had a stroke or thought she was having one. She wondered why the discussions were focusing on money. Is this all about money, or about someones life, she said. Her sister, Madge Reid, also questioned why there was so much focus on money. Goodness people, dont you value life more than that, she said. Katie Granger said the ALS non-transport was an issue too important to get bogged down in little details. Former City Commissioner Sammy Cason said he could remember the time when he worked as a deputy sheri and drove the ambulance. Were just trying to save a few lives, Cason said. We got the best people in the world around here. We need to take care of them. Businesswoman Regina Goss described the ALS truck as a very necessary service. Businessman Terrance Reed, a supporter of the ALS truck, said he hopes that money, politics and pride can be set aside to make a good decision. Figure it out. I know you can, he said. Cinde Green, who favors the ALS truck for Chieand, said she knows the issue is always about money, but she said things should be done dierently in Levy County because our lives are worth more than money. I think anyone that turns this down from this point on should be embarrassed, she said, looking at the ve county commissioners.
4A OPINION Michele MalkinCreators SyndicateFive years ago, I publicly raised questions about Bowe Bergdahls desertion from Blackfoot Company, 1-501 Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. A few weeks after his so-called capture in late June 2009, three conicting accounts surfaced: U.S. ocials told the Associated Press Bergdahl had walked o the base with three Afghans; the Taliban claimed on its website that a drunken American soldier had come out of his garrison and into their arms; and Bergdahl claimed in his Taliban hostage video that he had lagged behind a patrol before being captured. I asked on my blog: Were the APs sources mistaken? Or is the disturbing rst account the right one? What about the three Afghans Pfc. Bergdahl reportedly just walked o with after his shift? Who are they? Whats going on? Five years ago, one of the brave soldiers who risked his life to search for Bergdahl answered my questions, and I published his statement on July 20, 2009: I know the story and the accounts that he was drunk or that he was lagging behind on patrol are not true -this soldier planned this move for a long time. He walked o the post with a days supply of water and had written down before that he wanted to live in the mountains. ... He is an embarrassment to everyone who has worn the uniform. After news broke this weekend of President Obamas trade of ve high-level Taliban commanders at Gitmo for Bergdahls freedom, I heard from another soldier who served on the search team. Many of my brothers died because of Bergdahls actions, and this has been a very hard day for all Geronimos, he told me after documenting his proof of service. Other journalists ignored his attempts to get the truth out. My source still holds a highly sensitive position, so you wont see him all over the cable news shows. But he wants all of you to know the hell he and his comrades have been reliving: I was assigned to 1st Platoon of Blackfoot Company, based out of Forward Operating Base (FOB) Salerno in Khost, Afghanistan, he said. Bowes platoon was assigned to conduct security and stability operations out of FOB Sharana and other locations in Paktika. e untold background that led to Bowes situation involves an article and pictures published by Guardian reporter Sean Smith. One of the battalion leaders punished soldiers, including Bergdahl (who had been photographed snoozing in his armored vehicle), with extra guard duty assignments for conducting operations in an unprofessional manner at Outpost MEST (OP MEST). Bergdahl was already disenchanted with the war eort, my source said, and I think the extra duty was the last straw for him. On the morning of June 30, 2009, Bergdahl completed a guard shift, removed his equipment, weapon and sensitive items, and left OP MEST with several Afghan security forces personnel. He took a compass, a couple bottles of water and two knives and his journal. His exact intentions may never be known, but he willingly walked o OP MEST and was secured by enemy forces not long after. My source, who had been up the previous night on a separate raid, was shaken awake on the afternoon Bergdahl disappeared. We were told there was a DUSTWUN (Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown), and to pack for a three-hour assault. We received a brief that Bergdahl was missing, and we were going to get him. ... Sometime after dark we boarded CH-47s to assault an objective thought to contain Bergdahl. We never made it to the landing zone, as the helicopters took very heavy re on approach to the objective and had to divert. e soldiers Focused Targeting Force (FTF) platoon was not told that it was being diverted to OP MEST. When they landed, he said, We thought we were in enemy territory, so I recall my friends and I screaming Vehicles and preparing to engage with the LAW and SMAW-D rockets we carried. We soon realized the lights were from RG-31 and Maxpro MRAPs, friendly vehicles, and de-escalated the situation. e CH-47s had dropped us o at OP MEST and did not relay that information. With that near-disaster over, the soldier recounted: We averaged 18 to 22 kilometers a day on foot, clearing house to house, room to room looking for Bergdahl. ... We even went as far as rappelling down wells and crawling through tunnels to look for him. e standard procedure for recapturing Bergdahl was not normal, the soldier noted. 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LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Exclusive: The Story You Havent Yet Heard About Bowe Bergdahls Desertion Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateAt one time, people in India had to get on a waiting list to buy Hindustan Motors Ambassador automobile, even though it was an obvious copy of Britains Morris Oxford of some decades earlier. e reason was simple: the Indian government would not allow cars to be imported to compete with it. e fact that the Ambassador was a copy is hardly an automatic reason for condemnation. e rst Nikon camera was an obvious copy of a German camera called the Contax, and the rst Canon was an obvious copy of the Leica. e dierence is that, over the years, Nikons and Canons rose to become state of the art, during both the era of lm and in the new digital age. Not so the Ambassador car. It was notorious for poor nish and poor handling. But, since it was the only game in town -and town was all of India, people were on waiting lists for it for months, and sometimes even years. By contrast, Nikon and Canons were good cameras from day one and they just got better as the companies that produced them gained more experience. With a highly competitive international market for cameras, they had no choice if they wanted to survive. But the Hindustan Ambassador had no such problem. Only those who bought them had problems. Toward the end of the 20th century, India began to loosen up some of its jungle of rules and regulations that were strangling Indias businesses. ough India is still a long way from a free market, just the relaxing of some of its economic restrictions was enough to promote a higher rate of growth and a substantial reduction in poverty. ey even allowed a Japanese car maker to build cars in India. is resulted in a car called the Maruti, which quickly shot to the top as the most popular car in India. Even more remarkable, it led to some improvements in the Ambassador. A British newspaper said that the Ambassador now had perceptible acceleration. Now that there was competition, the distinguished British magazine e Economist announced, Marutis too are improving, in anticipation of the next invaders. Perhaps the last chapter in the story of the Ambassador has now been written. Hindustan Motors recently announced that it was closing -indenitely -the factory where the Ambassador was built. According to the Wall Street Journal, e company cited low productivity, a critical shortage of funds and a lack of demand for its core product, the Ambassador. Doesnt that sound a little like our post oce? Our post oce, like the Hindustan Ambassador, has had a long run as a government protected monopoly. But just a partial erosion of that monopoly, with the appearance of United Parcel Service and Federal Express, has threatened the viability of the post oce. As for a critical shortage of funds, that has truly gotten critical as the post oce has seen its $15 billion line of credit at the U.S. Treasury shrink to the vanishing point. For years that line of credit allowed the post oces defenders to tell the big lie that it got no subsidy and was costing the taxpayers nothing. I dont know who they thought put that money in the Treasury that the post oce has been borrowing all these years, with no one foolish enough to think that they would ever be either willing or able to pay it back. We could all use a line of credit from which we could get a few billion dollars, here and there, to cover our losses from time to time. But we are not all the post oce. Ironically, India has partially privatized its post oce by letting private companies deliver mail. e government post oces deliveries of mail dropped from 16 billion to less than 8 billion in just six years, even though the population of India was growing. You can always keep anything old, clunky and inecient still in business, if you are willing to pour unlimited amounts of the taxpayers money down a bottomless pit. Hindustan Motors had to shut their doors when they ran out of money. How long will we continue to keep our own version of the Hindustan Ambassador on life support at the expense of the taxpayers, and of captive customers who are not even allowed by law to decide who can put mail in the boxes that the customers bought? omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www.tsowell.com. To nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www. creators.com. COPYRIGHT 2014 CREATORS.COM The Ambassador and the Post OceLetter to the EditorBy Lynne Rigby Educator PhotographerIts a manifesto of sorts, actually. Bless you if you read all 2800 words. I know its insanely long Brad told me people would disengage, but I couldnt gure out what to cut out. And Im generally very pithy. It took me about 6 weeks to write it. I know my one little voice cant change much, but we, parents and educators, need to band together and change the insanity of the public education system. Dear Governor Scott, Mr. Grin, Mrs. Stewart, David Simmons, Karen Castor Dentel, Mr. Agosto and Mrs. Brouillard and Seminole County School Board Members, I am a parent of ve children in Seminole County Schools aged 4 (VPK) to 16. My husband and I are deeply embedded in this community. We are both successful products of Lake Brantley High School and the middle schools that fed into it. I graduated from e University of Georgia in 1995 and came back to Seminole to teach Kindergarten at Pinecrest and Wekiva; he is currently the pitching coach for the Lake Brantley varsity baseball team. Our ties run deep. We stayed here so our kids would be blessed with a similar educational experience and opportunities. is year has been completely disheartening for us. You see, Ive been okay with FCATshow what you know, I get it. some sort of accountability. at was until this year. My third grade son, Jackson, the fourth of my four boys has had mostly As, a scattering of Bs through his Bear Lake career, much like his brothers. However, he has had the Discovery Education tests added to his school year. I saw his score on DE in rst grade and it was scary low, in the 20s. But he had 1s and his teacher said that she knows him and he was doing ne with nothing to worry about. Same thing in 2nd grade, though, knowing that FCAT was looming, I began to panic a bit. We read out loud together each night through the summer, talked about the books as we read and I believed that that would pay o on the rst DE test of 3rd grade because he was doing really well. I was wrong. His rst DE test was similar to others but now his teachers start panicking because their pay depends on it. He is sent to remedial LEAP and ultimately a math pullout group. All the while, he has mostly As and a few Bs. Disconnect. ats the word that plays over in my head. How can he do all his homework on his own, rarely asking a question, never, ever struggling with any topic and get such a low percentile on a test? en, an epiphany. What is this test? What is the validity of this test? How does it relate to our curriculum? ats something Ive never considered. Ive always walked the company line. I am looking at a print out of Jacksons answers (B, A, A, C, D, etc) and the correct answers (C, D, A, C, B) and what does that tell me? Nothing. It tells me nothing. I cant see the test to see what hes done wrong, to see if the questions are worded well, to see why hes doing poorly. Hes being pulled out of normal classes for remediation because of this DE test, but he has all As and Bs! Hes excelling from a curriculum standpoint, so I, as a teacher, dont even know how to help him at home. We did FCAT practice tests at home, something Ive never done with my older boys who had the same grades but no DE. Shouldnt I, as a 40 year old mom with an education degree, whose current job is to write instructional lessons for adults, be able to take a test for 8 and 9 year olds in a matter of minutes without thought or oh, wait, thats not right?! moments? Yes, I should, but that was not the case. If I can defend how two Why I am pulling my kids from public elementary schoolA former public school teachers letter to the powers that be.continued to page 5A continued to page 5A
5A Last Weeks CrosswordLast Weeks Word Search Word Search Basis Blowing Boots Breathe Bumps Butteries Circumference Curved Dating Eaten Entertainment Fifth Flaming Flaps Guide Healed Ideals Invest Lasted Leave Loaded Magnet Manage Marsh Meets Models Month Nicer Ocean Plate Really Responsibility Result Savage Shape Shone Smiled Solar Solve Stamps Stared Striped Tempo T-shirt Uneasy Unions answers are correct on a question, then the test is awed. Jacksons brothers had 4s and 5s on all their FCATs, perhaps a 3 thrown in here and there. All of which I accepted without hesitation. FCAT was no big deal in our house. eyre smart boys, we are involved parents, they have no stress, their lives are good. But now I pause. Did Carson not make it into GEMS because of an inverse operation problem that my mother-in-law, the former LBHS Pre-Calculus teacher, said was awed on the 3rd grade test? e problem that my husband, a Georgia Tech graduate, said that there had to be a typo because the right answer wasnt there? On a THIRD grade problem? Suddenly I want to see my kids tests, see where they went wrong, see what they did right, but parents arent aorded that option and neither are teachers. If the test is truly a good indicator of student ability, then the parents and teachers should be able to see the actual test and the student work to help the students moving forward? Fine. FCAT is over. Its no longer an issue. But the AIR test is coming. What will that bring? Who knows? e teachers dont, the administrators dont, so the kids and parents surely dont know. Oh wait, the state of Utah knows because the state of Florida paid the state of Utah $5.5 million to eld test the test. Whos writing it? And just as important, who is grading it? e educational grapevine says that 5th graders will have 14 hours of testing. Fourteen. at makes me cringe. If you told me that I had to take 14 hours of testing in a two week period, Id shut down. And you want to do that to my 10/11 year old? e mama bear in me starts to come out. at is not developmentally appropriate. Period. Its no dierent than expecting and demanding all children to walk at 10 months; some might be able to do it, but a lot, if not most, will not have the developmental skills to do so successfully. e MCAT is approximately ve hours and ten minutes to get into medical school. And the state of Florida thinks its okay to subject our small children to fourteen hours stressful and strenuous testing? Free response sounds great when you say it fast, but that means that someone or something has to grade that test. A teacher, paid a minimal amount, and a computer will be grading the free response test. If theres a discrepancy, the computer grade takes precedent. Not my childs teacher who knows him and sees him everyday, but a non-human that is looking for scripted answers? is brings us to the elephant in the room. Common Core or e Florida Standards which are aligned to Common Core. e materials remain the same. Jackson has the same text books as his cousin in California. Ive done my research, Im an overresearcher by nature. And again, it all sounds great when you say it fast. It is nice that kids can move on a Friday from New Jersey and go to school in California the following Monday and pick up right where they left o. It sounds awesome when you say that kids are on the same page and well be developing critical thinkers; they will rise to the challenge of more dicult standards. And every kid will be career and college ready at the end of high school and all on the same page? SIGN ME UP. Sure. Walk that political line. Its rhetoric. It sounds fantastic when you gloss over it like that. But lets really look at our implementation of Common Core. Ive seen it rst hand with my third grader this year and to a lesser extent with my older kids. Lets take Jackson, his rst and second grade lessons were based on the older curriculum. is year a new curriculum is thrown in, teach it with delity Seminole County tells them that means that they used only the Pearson materials (you know, the Pearson that has spent nearly $4.4 million in lobbying in recent years) and only Pearson materials, for the rst 12 weeks of the school year. And get this, then well use the FCAT 2.0 which is aligned with the former standards to decide if this group of third graders is worthy of fourth grade placement. Jackson had a passage on a weekly comprehension and vocabulary test that was horribly written. e material was about professional athletes, which is relevant to him since his dad played Major League Baseball. e syntax, however, was a disaster. I typed the whole thing into a grade and reading level decoder and it averaged at 10th grade with all its indicators. For my 8 year old. In fact, I gave it to my gifted 10th grader to read and he looked at it for a minute and tossed it aside because he didnt want to have to really think for the 3rd grade work. To the other extreme, Jackson then has feel and other long e spelling words in late winter/early spring, along with vocabulary like sports and basketball which is in stark contrast to the 10th grade passage about professional sports in October! ere is no rhyme or reason to the materials and curriculum. Its a joke, a joke being played on our kids. On MY KID, Im not cool with that.We have had some amazing teachers at Bear Lake, Teague and Lake Brantley. eyve engaged the kids with creative projects, readers theater, allowed the kids to pursue some topics that interest them, delved deeper into cultural studies. Engaged them. ough the common core standards purport to foster that kind of education, about 90% of the work Jackson brings home is worksheets, done in class and done at home. Everything Ive seen this year is stand-alone, segmented. Nothing is deep, there is no time for kids to even consider what is interesting to them, because youre on page 168 today and you need to get through 170 by tomorrow. ere is nothing engaging about workbooks. Shouldnt our Florida kids learn about things like the Everglades and the delicate ecosystem with our many lakes, springs and oceans or all about hurricanes? ink of the units you could do! ink of how many skills you can conquer with a long unit like that! ink about how engaged kids could be in the process and how meaningful it would be to them! Worksheets could still be used, but just to reinforce skills, not as the entire curriculum. Pearson with delity does not allow time for such things; thats the problem with a nationalized curriculum. Todays public school atmosphere is all about accountability and not about the actual needs of the child. Not everything in education can be quantied; we are dealing with little humans who come into that classroom everyday with dierent backgrounds. Some might not have eaten since lunch yesterday, another couldnt sleep last night because she saw Dad hit Mom through her cracked bedroom door, and thankfully others come into that classroom with every need met, loved, hugged and kissed as they exited Moms car. Teacher pay is being aected by those factors, factors that they cannot control. Art and music teachers are being graded on how well the kids who come to them once every seven days do on their math and language arts FCAT. at is nonsense. e same company who came up with the widely maligned Value Added Model for teachers is writing our new standardized test. at does not exactly elicit waves of condence. You are not programming computers; you cant expect a 2008 Dell that had coee spilled on it to perform the same tasks as a 2014 iMac. I am extremely worried about the work atmosphere you are creating with these criteria and again, the validity of such a system needs to be addressed. I havent even broached the EOCs for every high school class. For the life of me, I cannot imagine why our state would pay to develop, give and grade a test for high school PE or Art 1 or Foods and Nutrition. Academics are one thing, but you need to allow our teenagers to explore topics that interest them and those do not need to come with a standardized test. at is a colossal waste of money and another way to suck out the last chance they might have to love learning. e goal of education is to foster the childs fullest potential based on their strengths and interests. Im lucky, I guess. My kids generally do t into your perfect little box because they pass tests, they never get into trouble, they will do ne at whatever curriculum you throw at them. But I want them to be excited about some aspects of learning, I want my kids in high school to take some classes because the topic interests them without the threat of failing a standardized test associated with an elective. e time that our kids could be pursuing their interests is being spent on test preparation. How can test prep be spun as in the best interest of the chid? Education should revolve around what is best for the child, right now, its revolving around what is best for Pearsons bottom line and stung our kids into this metaphorical box that theyve created. Weeks of standardized testing not only takes away valuable instruction time, but it also does not give a complete picture of the child. My middle schoolers were on a testing schedule for 11 days during testing season. Do you know what that means? It means they sit in one class for 3 hours every morning while another group in the school is testing. Know what they did? Watched movies. Some of them were science movies, but my 6th and 7th graders watched the same movie and did the same project. e test emphasis is coming from the higher-ups, the State and Federal Government (thats another topic all together). I get it. I do not blame the school or the county. Obamas Race to the Top dictates these tests and Common Core through funding. But education is not a race it is a journey why must we hurry it along? It is with that that I ask you, Seminole County, to reevaluate. You have a community base in Seminole County who live here for your highly rated schools, but by taking the power away from the individual schools and teachers, you are undermining your superiority. Allow your your teachers to teach as they see t for their students, let them create, let them explore. Trust them to know their kids. Take away the script. Allow the kids to play, learn in a manner that is developmentally appropriate. I am asking you to start thinking outside of the box. Stand up for our kids. Put creativity back in learning and teaching. Someone has to take the initiative to save the schools and a generation of kids why not you? Why not us? Who is in a better position than one of the highest performing counties in the state? Teachers are leaving the classroom in droves. Parents are in an uproar. e arguments are varied and most are valid. If you stick with this curriculum and these high stakes tests, I fear you will be creating an even wider divide between haves and have nots. Parents who can aord it will put their kids in private school or homeschool them. e gap will grow; not shrink. I want to stand up for all kids, but even if I scream from the rooftops about how the system is broken, my little voice has a very small chance of being heard. I want it to change and I have strong opinions. Project and inquiry based education. Informal and varied assessments for young kids. Develop the whole child, create curriculum and classrooms which are developmentally appropriate and foster the love of learning. I could go on. I cant change the educational environment by myselfat least not in the next few months but I can take charge of my kids education. For us, Ive decided that Jackson and Lylah (entering Kindergarten) will be attending Park Maitland next year. is year was a Common Core Experiment and next year will be focused on guring out the AIR test. I cannot, in good conscience, allow them to be the guinea pigs for a curriculum that has not been proven and pawns in the high-stakes testing game. I dont want Jackson to lose yet another year of meaningful learning while his teacher is forced to gure out how to best prepare him for a test shes never seen. Because her pay depends on it, because the schools funding depends on it she MUST prepare them if she agrees with it or not. I am concentrating my eorts on my younger two kids and praying that my oldest three have had a strong enough educational base that they will survive and hopefully thrive in this new environment. I want my kids to love learning, I want them to explore and be curious. I want their lessons to be meaningful, deep and connected. And ultimately, I want them back in Seminole County Schools, unfortunately at this point I do not think that SCPS is the best choice for them and that breaks my heart. Its a shame because youre losing out on two pretty amazing kids. Sincerely, Lynne Rigby http://www.lynnerigby.com/blog/2014/05/why-i-am-pullingmy-kids-from-public-elementary-school-a-letter-to-the-powersthat-be/throw and ght hand-to-hand with knives. We did not know the mental state of Bergdahl at the time. All we knew was he left on his own, he caused us lots of hardship, and if we entered a room and saw him, we would put him down because he could attack us. On the morning of July 4, 2009, the soldier recalled, we assaulted several objectives looking for Bergdahl. ... We executed the mission without incident and were waiting to be exltrated. Our aircraft were in sight when they turned and ew in the opposite direction. At the time we did not know why, but we were stranded. e enemy took advantage of Bergdahls capture and attacked numerous outposts that morning. Combat Outpost Zerok was almost overrun, multiple soldiers were wounded, and PFCs Justin Casillas and Aaron Fairbairn lost their lives ghting that day, the soldier told me. (I wrote about their deaths in my July 8, 2009, column, not knowing they were related to the Bergdahl mess.) My source continued: We learned later that our exltration aircraft were diverted to support COP Zerok, and that the situation there was so dire that at one point there were two Apache gunships on station that went Winchester, meaning they expended all ordinance and ammunition, but they would not abandon the soldiers still ghting, so they resorted to low-level unarmed passes to distract the enemy. Bergdahls actions undoubtedly caused these events. We spent the remainder of Independence Day walking in the desert ... waiting for aircraft that did not come for many, many hours. He continued: A few days later, we (FTF) conducted a daylight raid on some tents looking for Bergdahl. We took heavy small arms and RPG re on approach and ran o the CH-47s in contact. Our entire element engaged the enemy, who turned out to be a Taliban shadow governor and his bodyguards. ... Multiple people died that day. ... All of this happened because Bergdahl got tired of playing soldier. e remainder of that deployment was focused on recovery eorts. Countless members of the brigade were wounded, and we lost good friends, among them PFC Matthew Martinek and 2LT Darryn Andrews. I have no doubt these great men would be alive if Bergdahl did not leave. In addition to Andrews, Casillas, Fairbairn and Martinek, PFC Morriss Walker and Sta Sergeants Clayton Bowen, Kurt Curtiss and Michael Murphrey died as a result of Bergdahls abandonment. ats eight dead American soldiers (not six, as the rest of the media have reported) betrayed by selsh Bergdahl and reckless President Obama. My source did not mince words: e fact that our government negotiated with terrorists and our enemy is incomprehensible. e fact that they exchanged ve war criminals for a traitor is sickening. e worst part for those of us that suered through that time is that PFC Bergdahl is being hailed as some kind of hero. He was automatically promoted to Specialist and Sergeant, ranks he does not deserve and did not earn. I have no doubt he will receive back pay for these past ve years, a substantial sum. ere will be book deals, and his family are celebrities. I am glad he is safe, and happy for his family, but he should return home to face a court martial. Are you listening, Capitol Hill and America? e Bowe Bergdahl mess isnt just a story about one deserter, but two. eres the muddle-headed lowlife who left his post and brothers behind. And theres the corrupt commander in chief who has jeopardized more American soldiers lives to rescue Bergdahl by bowing to the Taliban, while snubbing the surviving heroes and the eight dead American soldiers who lost their lives because of him. is cannot stand.Michelle Malkin is the author of Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks and Cronies (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. 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7A Jared McCoyToo hard to handle, too free to hold.Kayt McGeeA day without laughter is a day wasted. Charlie ChaplinDylan McKinneyWhatever!Brandon MercerIf you cant live it down, you might as well live it up!Jacob Morrisone game isnt over until its over.Daniel Palhetee day has come, this time this year, were ready to leave, and we have no fear.Bradley ParkerAll for one, one for all.Shayne ParkerWe should aspire to be more than just another brick in the wall Pink FloydMark PedrazaIts all GucciWade PhillipsAh, no wonder youre extinct. Im gonna run you over when I come back down. Dennis NedryLeighann PowellIf you walk the footsteps of a stranger, youll learn things you never knew. PocahontasBrandon QuinnIts better to keep your mouth shut and to let people think youre stupid, than to open it and prove them right! ConfuciusMegan RaccaHindsight is my only aw. Right after we fail, its easy to realize the things weve lost. Push comes to shove, their only excuse is we do it out of love.Courtney RodgersShes fabulous, but shes evil. Mean GirlsKiarelis RosaKeep moving forward, no matter what has happened in your life, if you have determination, everything will be okay.Shawn RussoTreat everyone with respect, set your goals high and go for it!Halen RuthYou are not just the age you are now; you are all the ages you have ever been.Leslie RuvioDont put the keys to your happiness in someone elses pocket.Chance SaundersKeep your hopes up, be what you want to be, have fun with your friends, family and lovers too.Christina SaundersRemember when they said that what we want can never be done. When it all comes falling down, well do what we want to. Sleeping with SirensCambriette ScottWork like you dont need the money, love like your heart has never been broken, and dance like no one is watching.Tianna ShelleyLife is music, so never stop making noise.PJ ShippYee-yeeNaomi SloanIf you keep on believing, the dream that you wish will come true. CinderellaLandon SmithIts hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe RuthJacey SpencerIts school, I dont care what I look like.Victoria StroughBe who you are and say what you feel because those who mind dont matter and those who matter dont mind. Bernard BaruchVirginia StroughMaster has presented Virginia with a diploma, Virginia is free!Danielle TindaleMay your life be long and useful.just like toilet paper.John TrimmBe careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. Philippians 4:6Ryan TurnerAlways keep faith.Stephania VasquezAll for one, one for all.Brandon WachtelIf my future self didnt come back in time to stop me from doing something, it was probably a good idea.William Watsonere are no limits, there are no plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. Bruce LeeBrandy WestonI dont dance to my own drummer, I have my own entire parade.Bryan WilliamsAll for one, one for all.
8A CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER 1113 N.W. 23rd Ave. Chie and(Across the parking lot from Wal-Mart)OPENMon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.5 p.m.Sat. 8:30 a.m. NoonWalk-ins Welcome!Call for an appointment: 493-9500 e School Board of Levy County will be sponsoring a Summer Feeding Program for Children at approved sites from Monday, June 9 ursday, August 7, 2014 Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children, 18 years old and younger, if an open site, are eligible for meals at no charge, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service e programs are only approved for geographical areas of need where 50 percent or more of the children qualify for free and reduced-price meals during the school year. Please note the following information: Open summer feeding sites located at schools provide meals to all children in the immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer school. Open restricted feeding sites are open on a rst come, rst served basis to all children of the community at large. Closed feeding sites interested individuals should check with the site location with attendance inquiries. e following are Open Summer Feeding Sites: Bronson Elementary School, 400 Ishie Avenue, Bronson, FL Opens Monday, June 16 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 20 and 27; July 3, 4, 11, and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Bronson High School, 351 Ishie Avenue, Bronson, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; and July 3, 4, 11 and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 11:30 12:00 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Childrens Table, 684 West rasher Drive, Bronson, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Town of Bronson Parks and Recreation Department, 200 Picnic Street, Bronson, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, August 7, 2014, Tuesdays and ursdays, with the following exception: July 3, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Cedar Key School, 951 Whiddon Avenue, Cedar Key, FL Opens Monday, June 23 ursday, July 31, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2014. Lunch will be served 11:30 12:00 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Rosewood Baptist Church, 6331 S.W. 98th Terrace, SR24, Rosewood, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Chieand Elementary School, 811 N.W. 4th Drive, Chieand, FL Opens Monday, June 9 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Chieand High School, 808 North Main Street Chieand, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; and July 3, 4, 11 and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 11:30 12:00 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) VFW 5625, 1104 South Main Street, Chieand, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 27; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 11:15 11:45 a.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) W estside Church of Christ, 816 S.W. 5th Street, Chieand, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Joyce Bullock Elementary School, 130 S.W. 3rd Street, Williston, FL Opens Monday, June 16 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 20 and 27; July 3, 4, 11, and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 11:00 11:30 a.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Williston Elementary School, 801 South Main Street, Williston, FL Opens Monday, June 16 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 20 and 27; July 3, 4, 11, and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 11:00 11:30 a.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Williston Middle School, 20550 N.E. 42nd Place, Williston, FL Opens Monday, June 9 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Yankeetown School, 4500 Highway 40 West, Yankeetown, FL Opens Monday, June 16 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 20 and 27; July 3, 4, 11, and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) e following is an Open Restricted Summer Feeding Site: Kountry Kids Learning Center, Inc., 301 N.W. 10th Street, Chieand, F L Opens Monday, June 9 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 11:30 12:00 p.m. e following are Closed Summer Feeding Sites: Whispering Winds Charter School, 2510 NW Old Fannin Road, Chieand, FL Opens Monday, June 16 ursday, July 24, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 20 and 27; July 3, 4, 11, and 18, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Camp Kerusso, 17930 N.W. 90th Court, Fanning Springs, FL Opens Tuesday, June 10 ursday, August 7, 2014, Monday ursday, with the following exceptions: June 13, 20, and 27; July 3, 4, 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 2014. Lunch will be served from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) (Time is subject to change please check with the site.) Persons interested in additional information regarding the Summer Feed Program should contact Becky Tyson, Coordinator of Food Service, School Board of Levy County, at (352) 486-5244. To le a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Oce of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.School Board Of Levy CountySummer Feeding Program Sites Where I can see it in my front yard, she told her teacher. Megan Berger, Education Coordinator for the Levy, Dixie and Gilchrist County Soil and Water Conservation District gave each of the children in the class a Fire Bush Plant to grow for their garden. Each plant will become a garden. e Fire Bush Plant matures into an extremely colorful bush. e kindergarten students packed potting soil into small grow pots and planted their Fire Bush. ey were told how to water it. All the plants were donated by Hatchett Creek Farms in Gainesville and the potting soil was donated by Bronson Ace Hardware. We believe if you get the youth generally involved in conservation they will continue to be involved later in life, Berger said. e kindergartners learned the basics about the plants. When it came time to have the photo taken by Berger, the plants were placed on a window sill with the children standing in front. ere was some brief confusion because some of the children wanted to stand in front of their exact plant, which wasnt possible. So they decided to just line up in rows. Mission accomplished. Butteries are important. ey are beautiful and friendly insects with six jointed legs and three segments to their body. But they are also pollinators. ey pollinate plants like a honey bee. ey also serve as a food source for other animals. Most butteries live just two to four weeks. But the presence of butteries often generates a calming eect people. ere were no butteries in the kindergarten class. Berger showed the children color pictures of butteries. ey asked questions before launching into the mechanics of planting their Fire Bush. ey returned to their regular classwork after learning all about butteries.Bronson Kindergartners Grow Buttery Gardens of Their Own continued from page 1A meetings in the past, but the rules for public participation were adjusted Monday to take into account a 2013 state law requiring local governments to allow members of the public a reasonable opportunity to be heard. e changes were brought about following an incident at the previous council meeting where Mayor Franklin Schuler refused to let a woman in the audience speak and told her she would have to place her issue on the agenda under public participation if she wanted to be heard. She was not on the agenda. A Journal reporter asked town ocials if Schuler was complying with the 2013 public participation law when he denied the woman to right to speak. e town had not revised its public participation rule up to that point. But council members unanimously adopted changes to the rules at Mondays meeting. e public participation portion of the agenda in the past was one of the last agenda items. Under the revised rules, it will take place at the start of the meeting at the request of Town Clerk Kelli Brettel. People that need more than ve minutes to speak before the council must provide any documents they wish to discuss along with their name, address and phone number when they make the request to be part of the agenda. e new rules for public participation include a provision allowing the clerk to include a consent agenda section that will consist of items the clerk believes can be passed with minimal comment or discussion. Any council member can remove a consent item for discussion by the full council. e revised public discussion rules also allow the town council to waive any of the rules they adopted for public comment if the council deems it appropriate. e council also may at any time, limit or terminate a particular presentation or limit public comment in general unless such a move is against the law. e rst test of the new rules came during the meeting when two reporters raised their hands to ask questions. Schuler allowed both reporters to ask their questions. Brettel said she also wants to stop the practice of people speaking from the back of the meeting room. She said the towns microphones dont pick up the voices. In the past, the mayor sometimes allowed a free-owing discussion from the audience, but often people didnt give their names. Some of the people at the very back of the meeting room could barely be heard. e council is required to maintain a record of who speaks at council meetings. Brettel is aware that if people begin talking from the back of the room without identifying themselves, the ocial record is incomplete. e record is also incomplete if their voices are inaudible on the ocial digital recording of the council meeting. One section of the new rules gives the mayor or presiding ocer authority to maintain order during council meetings. e rules require people who wish to speak to step to the podium and identify themselves and identify the group they represent if there is one. e presiding ocer, which is nearly always the mayor, is empowered to summon sheris deputies to the meeting in order to maintain the peace.Bronson Council Revises Public Comment Rules for Council Meetings continued from page 1A
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10A Log Cabin Quilterse Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, May 29th at the Levy County Quilt Museum at 11050 NW 10th Ave, Chieand. David Creavy, community liaison for Haven Hospice stopped by for a visit. We learned that Haven Hospices goal is to respond within an hour after a request for hospice assistance. Unfortunately, most of the members present already had family members that needed their help. All were pleased with the help that they had received. David left us with several copies of the living will forms. A couple from Steinhatchee came in with her one-of-a-kind quilt. e quilt was the result of a workshop sponsored by the Redding Quilter Sew-ciety in Redding California held by Liz Porter of Fons and Porter. Janet Taylor pieced the quilt and it was hand-quilted by the False Alarm Quilters in Clarkridge, Arkansas. Liz signed the quilt. e quilt is on display at the Museum. New baby quilts and wall hangings were brought in during the week. We also received some craft magazines. Were not just a Quilt Museum, we have many items made by local crafters so come out and enjoy their work. Greg and the boys were out and there are only 4 more quilt blocks to hang on the porch. e place looks great. anks Lancaster. Dont forget to check out our Facebook page Levy-County-Quilt-Museum to see pictures of the new items. Gloria embroidered this farm life baby quilt. This is a one of a kind quilt made during a workshop taught by Liz Porter. rfntbbb t b t rfn nbnff ttbb rrf rr r bbt ttb bb tb tb r rf nf tnbf rnf nbbf PUSH AMERICA Gets a Leg Up from TECTomorrows Equestrian Center has been providing equine-assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities in North Central Florida since 2006. rough the programs at TEC clients see improvement in muscle tone, strength, exibility and balance.On May 20, TEC welcomed PUSH AMERICA to its facility. e mission statement for PUSH AMERICA is: Building leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today.PUSH AMERICA sponsored an 800-mile bicycle ride from Miami to Tallahassee with stops at about 13 locations en route, each involved with helping the disabled. e bikers camped where they stopped whether it be gyms, churches, campgrounds or TEC. Each team consisted of 36 members including 28 cyclists. To participate, each cyclist had to raise at least $2,500. Grants are made to their host organizations. At the TEC stop, cyclists were treated to a dinner and activities with a few of the members. ey enjoyed a barrel race using stick horses and two members joined in riding our horses while learning some of the therapeutic activities we perform with our members. A great evening was had by all and TEC will welcome PUSH AMERICA back next year. Article and Photos submitted by Barbara McEvoy. TEC can be contacted by mail at P.O. Box 598, Williston, FL 32696; by phone at: 352/528-3445 or Fax at: 352/528-4440; and are located at: 16510 W Hwy 326, Morriston, FL 32668 (1/2 mile east of the Levy/Marion County line on Hwy 326). high prole work. Bell discovered that the two bidders had not been contacted by Jordan and Associates when one of them walked up to him in a grocery store and asked what was happening with the Tarafa project. e contractor hadnt seen the newspaper advertisements rebidding the project and no one from Jordan and Associates had reached out to him about the rebid. Commissioners began working on the Tarafa septic tank system a year ago and had no idea they would encounter severe problems replacing the septic system. e county paid $18,800 to build a mound system for the failing septic tank, but it never worked properly. Euent leached out of the sides of the mound creating public health issues. Block grant money paid for the mound system. GSE Engineering, Inc. then designed a new system and the county advertised for bids. But no one responded on the second go around. e latest design calls for the excavation of all the dirt in the front yard including the soil beneath the narrow concrete driveway and carport. e plan is to replace the dirt with soil that drains better. e Tarafa home has also been rehabilitated. e roof, windows and kitchen oor were replaced with block grant money. e home itself is located in Peaceful Acres near Lake Rousseau. A manmade channel was excavated many years ago as part of the subdivision project. County ocials believe the soil from the channel became the base upon which the homes were constructed. Bell has become increasingly aggravated with the lack of progress on the septic tank system. e commission has been granted extensions of the time to nish the federally-funded project. e board has until November to complete the latest design. e county has also run into delays dealing with the state on the project. I have no faith in anyone thats been involved in this project thus far, Bell said.Commission Chairman Gives Consultant Tongue Lashing continued from page 1A property taxes up to 100 percent of the assessed value of all improvements made by a new business and all tangible property for new businesses, and up to 100 percent of the assessed value of all added improvements to real property plus the net increase in tangible property for the expansion of an existing business. Property tax incentives have not always been popular in Levy County government. Some longtime business owners in the past have questioned whether it is fair to provide property tax exemptions for new businesses when their businesses have never received similar tax breaks. ere was no opposition to placing the referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot at Tuesdays meeting. ere were questions asked about how the tax incentives would work. e reason for this is to oer incentive packages to businesses that are shopping the county, Bell said. Levy County has traditionally had a high unemployment rate. Many of the countys residents travel to neighboring counties for employment in spite of the high price of fuel. Voters will have full control of whether the ballot question passes. A positive vote will give the county commission the ability to grant property tax exemptions, but a negative vote will terminate the proposal.County Seeks Voter Approval for Tax Incentive Program to Create Jobs continued from page 1Ae county counts the number of houses on the road and conducts a trac study to nd out how many vehicles travel on the road. e road can make the paving list if it meets either the trac or house count, said Commission Chairman Ryan Bell, but the county also looks at whether there is a community benet from paving the road, such as a school being constructed nearby that could change trac counts. County Commissioner Danny Stevens said the Road Policy Board decides whether the road qualies for paving after the house and trac counts are completed by the county road department. Residents living on limestone roads often complain about the dust and the bumpy ride. e county has hundreds of miles of such roads. Some are bumpier and dustier than others. After a road has been placed on the road-paving list it takes about ve years before it can be paved, County Coordinator Fred Moody said. Administrative Road Superintendent Bruce Greenlee said he walked the area Tedder described as a gorge and saw nothing that would cause a tire to atten. Obviously it never made the house or trac count, he said. Bell told the two residents the county would contact them when the house and trac counts were made again, but he reminded them that the county has a large inventory of roads to maintain. Commissioner John Meeks said many of the roads were not constructed by the county but have been taken into the county maintenance system and are maintained as best we can. NE 131st St. is maintained by the county. Tedder promised residents along the road would le a lot of complaints if the county doesnt respond to their concerns.Residents Say Gorge in Limestone Road Can Flatten Tires continued from page 1A This is a one of a kind quilt made during a workshop taught by Liz Porter.
By Terry Witt Senior Staff WriterWillistons Class 1A state champion baseball was treated to a parade down Willistons main highway and a surprise reworks show at the football stadium last week. City Council President Jason Cason, a former Red Devil baseball player read a proclamation signed by all ve councilmen and Mayor Gerald Hethcoat commending the Mighty Red Devils on winning the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 1A State Baseball Championship. e proclamation said the state championship will go down as one of the greatest moments in Williston High School athletics history. Each of the players and coaches were named in the proclamation. Afterward, Head Coach Scott Hall stood with his players and coaching sta and showed the crowd the proclamation that praised the team for a job well done and complimented Hall and his sta for outstanding success in teaching these remarkable student athletes. e proclamation also called upon all citizens to commend and applaud the high school varsity baseball team and its coaches for the tremendous achievement. Mayor Gerald Hethcoat originally planned to read the proclamation, but Cason asked for the honor. He said it meant a great deal to him as a former player to have witnessed Williston winning a state championship in baseball. I thought it was awesome to win the Suwannee Valley Conference championship in 1992, Cason said. I cant imagine what these boys are feeling after winning the 2014 state championship. Hethcoat was one of hundreds of Williston residents who gathered at three local churches to watch the game live on the Internet. He said the town was riveted to pitcher Trent Johnson as worked his way out of a bases-loaded, no-outs fourth inning. He commended Johnson for his outstanding play. Chipley popped out for the rst out. e nal two batters were struck out by Johnson to retire the side. Hethcoat said people in Williston churches were hanging on Johnsons every pitch. ere was some intensity in Williston, Hethcoat said. Guys, you got it back and you went on to win. Hethcoat said the community has had the privilege of watching the young men on the team grow up to develop their athletic skills over a lifetime, but the community was thrilled beyond words to see the Red Devils win a state championship. You dont know the excitement you have created in Williston, Hethcoat said.State Champion Williston Baseball Team Honored with Parade Williston Head Baseball Coach Scott Hall and his state champion baseball team show Red Devil fans a framed proclamation from the Williston City Council. Photo by Terry Witt. The Williston High School ROTC cadets lead the parade for the state champion Red Devils. Photo by Terry Witt. Bronson Middle High School Recognizes Top FFA Members at Annual Banquet By Terry Witt Senior Staff WriterFour young men at Summit Academy in Bronson Friday night thrust their caps skyward in jubilation. ey had met the challenges of a public school education and won the right to join the working world of adults. ey graduated. Principal Dennis Webber encouraged J.R. Barlow, Adam MacEdward, Robert Holt and Jacob Meeks to face the future and take advantage of employment opportunities that arise before them. You have to expect things for yourself before you can do them, Webber said, quoting Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player in the history of the game. Summit Academy is part of Hilltop Alternative School, part of the Levy County School District. e school is housed in the former Bronson High School behind the Levy County Courthouse. It stands at the top of a hill in Bronson. e boys each gave a speech, including Meeks. Ive waited 16 years to graduate. Now the battle is won, Meeks said. MacEdward was applauded by his fellow reghters from Bronson Fire Rescue who showed up in uniforms to watch him graduate. ey parked re trucks outside the school in support of MacEdward. Interim Fire Chief Dennis Russell was on hand with his reghters. To those who follow in our footsteps at Summit Academy, keep going and dont give up, MacEdward said. Barlow told the gathering, which included other Summit Academy students, If I can do it, you can do it. He said all they have to do is work hard and stay committed to graduating. Webber said Summit Academy is a center school for the district. e school has smaller class sizes that allow the students to learn faster and more eectively. What is such a blessing and an asset is the classes are small to allow better concentration, he said. e students come to the school with emotional challenges. ey work closely with Rachael Almeida, administrative assistant. She said she grew close to all four of the boys. She has done an awesome job, Webber said. Her ngerprints are all over the program, but she also touches the kids.Four Graduate from Summit Academy in Bronson Bronson Middle High School held its annual FFA Awards Banquet Friday night to present awards to the top FFA members in the high school and middle school chapters. Ty Barber received the Star Chapter Farmer Award, Katie Lott the Star Discovery Award and Caleigh Robinson the Star Greenhand Award. e three-hour awards ceremony took place in the cafetorium of the middle high school. Students were recognized for a broad array of accomplishments ranging from livestock judging, land judging, prepared public speaking, creed speaking, tractor driving, poultry judging, oriculture, extemporaneous speaking, food science, environmental science and aquaculture. e best beef, swine and heifer showmen from the Suwannee River Fair were given recognition along with scholarship winners, the buyers of swine and hogs and many more. See more pictures on page 7B and 10B.Williston State Champ Baseball Team Includes Three 2014 All StarsWillistons state champion baseball team can add one more accomplishment to its 2014 resum. ree members of the team were named to the 2014 All State Baseball team. ose named were Haydn Cano, Austin Langworthy and Trent Johnson.Five Bronson Eagles Baseball Team Members Make 2014 All State Five members of the Bronson Eagles baseball team made the 2014 All State Baseball Team, the most of any Class 1A school. e ve were Ty Barber, Tyler Beauchamp, Brock Brower, Tim Gibson and David Dees. Teammate Landon Smith was one of three players in Class 1A to be named to the All State Academic Team. e team awards banquet is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on June 6 at the Bronson High School Media Center.Jacob Meeks and J.R. Barlow thrust their caps upward to celebrate their graduation from Summit Academy. Robert Holt and Adam MacEdward soon followed. Photo by Terry Witt. Receiving the State FFA Degree are Tyler Beauchamp, Landon Smith, Jared McCoy, Justin Johnson, Candace Hulett, Rachel Holmes and Naomi Sloan. Photo by Terry Witt.
2B Levy County Community Calendar Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 5 Low 1:22 AM 0.8 6:33 AM Set 1:20 AM 40 5 High 7:59 AM 3.3 8:29 PM Rise 1:23 PM 5 Low 2:02 PM 1.5 5 High 7:51 PM 3.0 F 6 Low 2:16 AM 1.0 6:33 AM Set 1:53 AM 49 6 High 8:52 AM 3.3 8:29 PM Rise 2:15 PM 6 Low 3:16 PM 1.3 6 High 9:16 PM 2.9 Sa 7 Low 3:17 AM 1.2 6:33 AM Set 2:28 AM 59 7 High 9:45 AM 3.5 8:30 PM Rise 3:10 PM 7 Low 4:30 PM 1.0 7 High 10:39 PM 2.9 Su 8 Low 4:21 AM 1.4 6:32 AM Set 3:04 AM 69 8 High 10:35 AM 3.7 8:30 PM Rise 4:06 PM 8 Low 5:33 PM 0.6 8 High 11:51 PM 3.0 M 9 Low 5:21 AM 1.5 6:32 AM Set 3:43 AM 78 9 High 11:21 AM 3.9 8:30 PM Rise 5:04 PM 9 Low 6:28 PM 0.2 Tu 10 High 12:51 AM 3.2 6:32 AM Set 4:25 AM 86 10 Low 6:15 AM 1.5 8:31 PM Rise 6:05 PM 10 High 12:05 PM 4.1 10 Low 7:16 PM -0.1 W 11 High 1:45 AM 3.4 6:32 AM Set 5:13 AM 92 11 Low 7:05 AM 1.5 8:31 PM Rise 7:07 PM 11 High 12:48 PM 4.3 11 Low 8:02 PM -0.4Suwannee River EntranceTh 5 Low 1:40 AM 0.8 6:33 AM Set 1:20 AM 40 5 High 8:05 AM 2.9 8:29 PM Rise 1:23 PM 5 Low 2:20 PM 1.4 5 High 7:57 PM 2.6 F 6 Low 2:34 AM 0.9 6:33 AM Set 1:54 AM 49 6 High 8:58 AM 2.9 8:30 PM Rise 2:16 PM 6 Low 3:34 PM 1.2 6 High 9:22 PM 2.6 Sa 7 Low 3:35 AM 1.1 6:33 AM Set 2:28 AM 59 7 High 9:51 AM 3.1 8:30 PM Rise 3:10 PM 7 Low 4:48 PM 0.9 7 High 10:45 PM 2.6 Su 8 Low 4:39 AM 1.3 6:33 AM Set 3:04 AM 69 8 High 10:41 AM 3.3 8:31 PM Rise 4:06 PM 8 Low 5:51 PM 0.6 8 High 11:57 PM 2.6 M 9 Low 5:39 AM 1.4 6:33 AM Set 3:43 AM 78 9 High 11:27 AM 3.4 8:31 PM Rise 5:05 PM 9 Low 6:46 PM 0.2 Tu 10 High 12:57 AM 2.8 6:33 AM Set 4:25 AM 86 10 Low 6:33 AM 1.4 8:32 PM Rise 6:06 PM 10 High 12:11 PM 3.6 10 Low 7:34 PM -0.1 W 11 High 1:51 AM 3.0 6:33 AM Set 5:13 AM 92 11 Low 7:23 AM 1.4 8:32 PM Rise 7:08 PM 11 High 12:54 PM 3.8 11 Low 8:20 PM -0.4Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 5 Low 2:17 AM 0.8 6:32 AM Set 1:18 AM 40 5 High 8:06 AM 3.0 8:27 PM Rise 1:22 PM 5 Low 2:57 PM 1.4 5 High 7:58 PM 2.7 F 6 Low 3:11 AM 0.9 6:32 AM Set 1:52 AM 49 6 High 8:59 AM 3.0 8:28 PM Rise 2:14 PM 6 Low 4:11 PM 1.2 6 High 9:23 PM 2.6 Sa 7 Low 4:12 AM 1.1 6:32 AM Set 2:27 AM 59 7 High 9:52 AM 3.2 8:28 PM Rise 3:08 PM 7 Low 5:25 PM 0.9 7 High 10:46 PM 2.6 Su 8 Low 5:16 AM 1.3 6:32 AM Set 3:03 AM 69 8 High 10:42 AM 3.4 8:29 PM Rise 4:05 PM 8 Low 6:28 PM 0.6 8 High 11:58 PM 2.7 M 9 Low 6:16 AM 1.4 6:32 AM Set 3:42 AM 78 9 High 11:28 AM 3.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:03 PM 9 Low 7:23 PM 0.2 Tu 10 High 12:58 AM 2.9 6:32 AM Set 4:24 AM 86 10 Low 7:10 AM 1.4 8:29 PM Rise 6:04 PM 10 High 12:12 PM 3.7 10 Low 8:11 PM -0.1 W 11 High 1:52 AM 3.1 6:32 AM Set 5:12 AM 92 11 Low 8:00 AM 1.4 8:30 PM Rise 7:06 PM 11 High 12:55 PM 3.9 11 Low 8:57 PM -0.4Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson-/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 continues to page 3BBRONSON40th Reunion for Bronson High School Class of 1974, June 14Meet and greet your classmates from 40 years ago Sat. June 14 at e Gathering Table Restaurant, 116 North Main St. in Chieand when the Bronson High School Class of 1974 gathers for its 40th Reunion. Classmates will meet at 5:00 PM and have dinner at 6:30 PM. seafood buet or order o the menu. Everyone pays for their own meal. Dress is casual. Pre-order your Reunion T-Shirt by May 23. T-Shirts (blue with orange lettering) are $8 (S XL), $10 (XX) and $11 (XXX). Make checks payable to Donna Eeren Cohoon and mail to P.O. Box 765, Bronson, FL 32621. Class of 74 Reunion is open to all BHS 74 graduates and anyone who went to school with the class but did not graduate at BHS. Please spread the word of the reunion. For more information, check out the Facebook page at Bronson High School Class of 1974 or contact: Donna Eeren Cohoon 352/210-7604; Buddy Luke 352/318-3952; Diane Mikell Price 352/316-4474; Doris Mongo Strong 352/415-5108 or Je Williams 352/493-2157.Rosemary Cemetery Cleanup Day June 14Its that time again. ere will be a Cleanup Day at Rosemary Cemetery on Sat. June 14 from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Volunteers and Descendants are Welcome. Bring your tools. ank you.Bronson Town Council Meeting June 16e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be June 16 at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall 352/486-2354.Brothers of the Third Wheel Trikers Meet in Bronsone Nature Coast Chapter of e Brothers of the ird Wheel, an association for all trikers, meets the second Saturday of each month at the Bronson Restaurant on Alt. US 27 in Bronson. Coee at 9 AM, meeting starts at 10 AM sharp. New members very welcome. For more info call Joe Graves at 352/208-0517 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Childrens TableLooking for a place to volunteer that really makes a dierence? e Childrens Table urgently needs volunteers to help at their food bank location, 680 W. rasher Dr. (SR24) in Bronson, or to drive to pick up food. Call them, stop by or go to the site at: childrenstable.org e Childrens Table also does Bingo on Fri. and Sat. nights at 6:30 p.m. to benet the food pantry at the old Campbells Seafood House. Light refreshments are available. Call 352/486-6525 for more info. Landrum American Legion in Bronson Monday Night BingoLandrum Memorial American Legion Post 236 is located at 9550 N.E. U.S. Hwy 27 Alt. in Bronson and has Jackpot Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 PM. Play for a chance at a $200 Jackpot every Monday night. e Jackpot has progressive numbers each week until won. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 352/486-5003 or 352/317-5685. WILLISTONNew Friday Hours at Williston Public Library June 6Beginning June 6, the Williston Public Library will be open on Fridays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in order to better serve patrons. Any questions or comments should be directed to Ms. Lonna Bear, Manager of the Williston Public Library, at 352/528-2313.AARP Chapter 912 Meeting June 7On Sat., June 7 our Chapter members and visitors will be going to the Retirement Home for Horses located at Mill Creek Farm in Alachua. We will meet for carpooling on the east side of Winn-Dixies parking lot (near McDonalds) at 10:00 a.m. For information call 528-3323. Williston City Council Meeting June 17 e next regular City Council meeting is Tuesday June 17 at 7 PM in the Williston City Council Room. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, 352/528-3060. According to the City of Williston oce (not the website) regular council meetings are held on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday of the month and then again in two weeks.Williston Lions Club Events e Williston Lions Club meets on the 4th Wed. of the month and is located at 401 SE 6th Avenue in Williston where we have regular events throughout the week and month for all to participate. We are looking for new members and volunteers so if you want to help out the community and have something enjoyable to do, come and see us. Guests are very welcome at our meetings. We will be planning future events so your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you need to reach us by phone call 352/214-3315. ursdays: e Childrens Table is here from 4 to 6 PM then Bingo @ 7 PM with two Jackpots. If an attendee brings a friend, that attendee will get a free card. Saturdays: Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.OCALAAuditions in Ocala for Youth Musical 13 June 9-10Open auditions for the youth musical 13 will be held June 9-10 at Ocala Civic eatre. 13 is a high-spirited musical about the tribulations of early adolescence, told with contagious energy and humor Auditions are Monday, June 9 at 7 PM and Tuesday, June 10 at 7 PM. It is only necessary to attend one night of auditions. ere are roles for a minimum of 13 students ages 12-19. No experience is necessary. It is strongly requested that actors audition with a song in the pop-rock style of the show or from the score. Actors also may be asked to read from the script at auditions. If callbacks are necessary, they will be held on Wed. June 11 at 7 PM. is PG-13-rated show contains some typical teenaged language, humor, and content. For more details, parents and students are welcome to attend the optional pre-audition on Sunday, June 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Students can also get help with nding an appropriate audition song. Rehearsals are June 23 through July 30, Mon.-Fri. from 6 to 9 PM. ere will be no rehearsal on Fri., July 4 or Fri., July 18, and additional rehearsals on Sat., July 26 and Sun., July 27. ere will be ve performances of 13: urs., July 31 at 7 PM.; Fri., Aug. 1 at 7 PM; Sat., Aug. 2 at 2 PM and 7 PM.; and Sun., Aug. 3 at 2 PM. Ocala Civic eatre is at 4337 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 4) in Ocala in the Appleton Cultural Center. Box oce: 352/236-2274OTTER CREEKOtter Creek Council Meeting June 16e Otter Creek Town Council conducts their regular meetings on the third Monday of the month. e next meeting is Mon. June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Arts Center Call to Artistse Cedar Key Arts Center and Education and Outreach Program Coordinator, Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory are asking for local artists to apply for an artist in residence program to take place this summer or early fall. e participant will spend time at the Cedar Key Arts Center and the Seahorse Key lighthouse. e chosen artist will receive a stipend to defray cost of travel or related expenses. Please send photos of your work, and a brief artist statement. Note the type of medium you are using, and why you would like to take on this project. e University of Florida will provide the parameters of this project. e Cedar Key Arts Center will provide the stipend, and a forum for a talk and display of your work. Sale of the work will be discussed with you after the project is completed. It will take approximately two weeks to complete the project. You must be mobile, and self reliant. e ability to get into and out of a boat unassisted and to stay at the light house also is required for this assignment. You must provide all of your own food and supplies. Further questions may be referred to Amy Gernhardt, President of the Cedar Key Arts Center, 352/215-2096; or Maria Sgambati (u.edu)Cedar Key City Council Meeting June 17e next Cedar Key City Council is June 17 at 6 PM. at the Cedar Key City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street 352/543-5132. Meetings are held the rst and third Tuesday of the month at 6 PM.2015 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Design Contest deadline Aug. 1e theme for the 2015 Old Florida Celebration of Due to constraints of space in print the complete Community Calendar is available at our website at: www.LevyJournalOnline.com for your convenience.North Florida Livestock MarketWEDNESDAY MAY 28, 2014STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 145.00 350.00 278.33 200-249 lb 210.00 365.00 313.00 250-299 lb 150.00 277.50 239.38 300-349 lb 155.50 277.50 236.97 350-399 lb 155.00 242.50 207.29 400-449 lb 185.50 222.00 214.25 450-499 lb 167.50 220.00 208.89 500-549 lb 186.00 190.00 188.50 550-599 lb 185.00 190.50 188.00 600-649 lb 160.00 166.00 164.00 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 235.00 315.00 282.14 200-249 lb 205.00 265.00 236.79 250-299 lb 155.00 240.00 201.11 300-349 lb 167.50 222.00 212.10 350-399 lb 167.50 226.50 205.83 400-449 lb 190.00 220.00 206.25 450-499 lb 150.00 215.00 192.63 500-549 lb 150.00 196.00 174.25 550-599 lb 160.00 164.00 162.00 600-649 lb 152.00 184.00 168.00 COWS 400-600 lb 86.00 192.00 133.33 600-800 lb 70.00 155.00 106.77 800-1000 lb 70.00 160.00 106.89 1000-1200 lb 71.00 135.00 98.86 1200-1400 lb 78.00 112.00 97.03 1400-1600 lb 89.00 110.00 99.18 1600-1800 lb 97.00 106.00 101.00 1800-2000 lb 99.00 106.00 102.50 BULLS 800-1000 lb 104.00 115.00 109.00 1000-1200 lb 110.00 116.00 112.33 1400-1600 lb 137.00 137.00 137.00 1600-1800 lb 115.00 133.00 124.00 1800-2000 lb 129.00 132.00 131.00 2200-2400 lb 131.00 131.00 131.00 PAIRS 1750.00 1975.00 1865.00 TOTAL HEAD COUNT 445 We had another good run of cattle this week. Prices continued to hold strong all the way across the board. Walton Cowart topped the slaughter bull market this week with $137.00 bought by Brown Packing. Dwight Petty sold the top slaughter cow this week at $110.00 bought by Brown Packing.Register Farms sold the highest price replacement cow at $160.00 bought by Lint Jerrels. Robert Barnett topped the replacement bull market with $110.00 bought by Robert Sullivan. Bob Herrington sold the high price pair this week at $1975.00 bought by Cracker Cattle and the high price yearling went to Reynolds Cattle Co. at $365.00 sold by John Tilton. Be in the Know! e new Animal ID rule is coming. A period of continued education will be established to help everyone become familiar with the rule requirements. Please contact Tallahassee to get your Premise ID and your FREE tags to start tagging your cattle now. Call omas Holt, State Veterinarian at 850-410-0900 or Stephen Monroe, Program Director at 850-410-0900 for more information. Check us out on the web at www.northoridalivestock.com for our market report, news and upcoming events or drop us a line at email@example.com.
3B Around the Nature Coast SRWMD Governing Board Meetings June 10 & 11On Tues. June 10, 2014, the Suwannee River Water Management Districts Governing Board will meet at 9 AM at the Cedar Key Library, 466 Second St., Cedar Key, FL 32625. e meeting is to consider District business and conduct public hearings on regulatory, real estate, and other various matters. A Board workshop will be held on Wed., June 11 at 8:30 AM at the Cedar Key Library. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by visiting the Districts website at www. mysuwanneeriver.com. All meetings, workshops, and hearings are open to the public.WW II Vets and Proud of It June 12WW II Vets and Proud of It will meet June 12 at AdaBlue Caf in Cedar Key at Sunset Isle RV Park. Remember the time is 11 AM! so try to leave earlier to get there. If you need a ride please contact Virginia Lewis at 352/528-2310 for info or any questions you may have. Hope to see you there.Guardian ad Litem TrainingSchool will be out soon and families will be taking vacations, going to amusement parks and spending time together having fun. Children who have been taken away due to neglect, abuse or abandonment often spend their summer with no place to go, no one who cares if they have fun, and no family to share their summer. Guardian ad Litem volunteers are appointed by the court system to watch over these children to make sure they do not languish in the foster care system. Volunteers are able to inuence what is happening to the children by reporting valuable information to the court. It takes about 10 hours of your time per month to change a childs life forever. Training, legal, and sta support are provided. ere is still a need for Volunteers in Levy and Gilchrist Counties to advocate for abused, neglected and/or abandoned children. We want every one of these children to have a mentor and a voice in court. ere will be an evening class in Chieand starting June 9th. Volunteers come from all walks of life to change a childs life. Call Michael Whiting at 352/493-6051 for more information or go to guaradianadlitem.org.Poker Run for CHS Cheerleaders June 14Come join the Poker Run to benet the Chieand High School Cheerleaders on Sat. June 14 starting at Chieand High School parking lot with registration and 1st Card at 8 AM to 10 AM. Last Kick Stand UP at 10 AM; last bike in at 2 PM. e $20 registration fee per bike includes one hand with additional hands at $5/hand. From CHS the Run will go to Treasure Camp Restaurant in Chieand, Big Deck Raw Bar in Cedar Key BubbaQues in Bronson and end at Beef O Bradys in Chieand. ere will be food, fun, music, raes and a 50/50 drawing. For more info call Steve Gardner at 352/258-2702.Homesteaders Co-Op and Levy County Farmers Market June 14Come join us on Sat. June 14 from 8:00 AM to Noon on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. SaturdayJune 14, 2014 @ 8:00am until noon. FREE booth spaces, FREE parking and FREE water for everyone. ere is plenty of shady seating. Our not-forprot Homesteaders Co-Op is about being a self-sucient community that provides for itself. We are located at: 10250 NE 110th Street, Archer, FL 32618 in Levy County (o Hwy 24/Archer Rd. in University Oaks). For more info: EmailHomesteadersCoOp@aol.com; or call: 352/474-1893 or 352/535-3877.Sign Up Kids NOW for Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp for June 16Do your children long to spend their summer days in the great outdoors and learn about sh and wildlife from experts, and hike or canoe with other children their age? en its time to sign them up for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions (FWC) Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp located 20 miles east of Ocala in the Ocala National Forest for boys and girls, ages 9-15 that focuses on sh and wildlife conservation, outdoor skills and rearm safety. e camp oers six one-week sessions beginning June 16. Tuition is $295 per camper per week and includes lodging, food, program materials and instruction. Each week-long session is divided into four groups, based on individual interest: hunter safety, archery skills, wilderness outdoor skills and the exciting shing program. e Ocala Conservation Center is on a 57-acre peninsula at Lake Eaton with facilities that are rustic, yet comfortable, with air-conditioned cabins and dining hall. e classrooms are shing piers, shooting ranges, nature trails, Lake Eaton and the vast Ocala National Forest. For more info and availability, please call 352/625-2804.Levy County BoCC June 17e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. June 17 at 9 AM in the meeting room in the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson. e BoCC meets on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday of the month and again in two weeks.Need Help with Your Medicare Costs?Want to see if you can save money on your prescription drug costs? Cant aord to have the Medicare Part B Premium come out of your check every month? Are you new to Medicare and not sure of your options? For assistance, please call the Elder Helpline at 1-800262-2243 to have a volunteer return your call or come see us at: Chieand Senior Center Wed, June 18 1:30-3:30 pm Hospice Volunteer OpportunitiesHospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, licensed 1985, will conduct its next General Orientation Class for New Volunteers on urs. June 26, from 10 to 11:30 AM at 304 N. Main Street, Chieand. is prepares volunteers to assist in our oces and at the rift & Gift Shoppe. To assist patients and their families, you will also need to complete the Patient Support Training Class, oered from 12 to 1:30 p.m. that day. For information or to reserve your space, call Volunteer Services Manager Barbara Leanza at 352/4931181 (866-642-0962 toll free). 4H Day Camp Fashion and Culinary Opportunities for Youth DeadlinesUF IFAS Extension Levy County 4-H Youth is oering day camping opportunities this summer. Tops and Bottoms is the beginning sewing camp scheduled for the week of July 21. Campers will make a pair of elastic waist shorts and decorate a T-shirt. A trip to the Quilt Museum is planned. Crafts and other activities will enhance this program. A Fashion Show will be held on Friday. DEADLINE for this camp is ursday, July 3rd. Both of these camps are designed for youth ages 8 (as of September 1, 2013) to 13 years of age. Camps will start promptly at 9:00 AM Lunch and snacks are provided. Breakfast is available, if needed. Camps end at approximately 4:15 PM. Space is limited in these camps and money holds the spot. For more information, please contact Muriel Turner at 352/486-5131.Square Dancing in Levy County on FridaysClover Squares of Levy County dances and gives lessons every Friday evening at the Ornan Masonic Lodge, 650 NE 6th Blvd (SR 121), in Williston from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Club caller Charlie Pergrossi starts lessons at 6:30 and the dance is at 8 PM. Couples, singles and children 10 and over are welcome to come and learn square dancing. For more information please visit http://www.cloversquares.com or call Susie at 352/283-1296.Levy County Republican Club Meeting e Levy County Republican Executive Committees meets monthly on the third Monday of the month at e Gathering Table at 116 N. Main St. in Chieand. e meeting starts with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come hear from county leaders who will explain whats happening now and in the future of Levy County. Every meeting has informative Republican ideas, information and plans for the future in the county, state and nation.SHINE Program, Free Medicare, Medicare/ Medicaid, Supplemental Insurance and Part D Counseling 1-800-262-2243 Levy County 1st Wednesday Williston Public Library 10 am Noon Bronson Public Library 1:30 3:30 pm 2nd Wednesday AF Knotts Public Library (Yankeetown) 10 am Noon 3rd Wednesday Chieand Senior Center 1:30 3:30 pm Gilchrist County 3rd Wednesday Bell Community Center 10 am Noon 4th Wednesday Trenton Public Library 10 am Noon Dixie County 4th Wednesday Cross City Public Library :30 3:30 pmCommunity Calendar continued from page 2Bthe Arts Design Contest is Seeing the ART in Nature. Surrounded by natures beauty, Cedar Key is the perfect place to see, experience and celebrate the art in nature all around us. Entries are due by August 1, 2014. Maximum of two entries per artist. Digital images should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winner will be announced by September 1, 2014. e Design Contest Winning Artist receives a complimentary invitation (no jury fee, no booth fee) to the 2015 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts March 28 and 29, 2015.YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown General Store is Opene Yankeetown General Store is open and will remain open. Chicken and tater logs, coee and donuts, beer, ice, fuel, frozen bait (until the live wells are xed) and tackle. Open from 6:00 AM till 5:00 PM. e phone number is 231/645-3075. Go check em out.Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Seeks Informatione Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club asks the questions; Have you ever...Attended one of our exercise classes? Played Bingo with us on ursday night? Checked out the A.F. Knotts Public Library? Shopped at the Second to None Shoppe? Won a terric prize at one of our special events? Rented our clubhouse for a celebration? Borrowed crutches or a walker from our loan closet? Enjoyed our delicious foods? Received one of our scholarships or incentive awards? If you answered YES to any of the above, then youll want to join us in celebrating 50 Years of Making It Better in our communities. e Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club founded in 1965 will be celebrating their Golden Anniversary in 2015. Please drop us a note (PO Box 298, Yankeetown, FL 34498) or email (email@example.com) with how the Womans Club has played a part in your life! Starting in September make sure to watch the papers and your inbox for details of our big celebration.Yankeetown Meetings 2014A Town Council Budget Workshop will be held on June 16 at 7 PM and again on June 30 at 7 PM. Meetings are held the rst Monday of the month (and again in two weeks if designated at rst meeting) at the Inglis/Yankeetown Lions Club at 22 59th St., Yankeetown, FL 34498 (Directions: From the intersection of US 19 / 98 and State Road 40 in Inglis Go west on SR 40 approx. 3 miles; turn left on 59th Street and proceed south approx. 1 block to the clubhouse). 352/447-2511.Inglis Council Meeting June 10e Town of Inglis next regular Commission meeting will be on June 10 at 6 PM in the Commission Room. City Hall, 135 Hwy. 40 West, Inglis 352/447-2203. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.CHIEFLAND Levy County Beekeepers Club June 5 e Levy County Beekeepers Club meets at 7 PM on the rst ursday of each month at 4 West Park Ave. in Chieand. If you are interested in bees or beekeeping, you are invited. Experienced beekeepers are there to answer questions and share ideas. You dont have to be a beekeeper to attend our group. For more information call Byron Teerlink at 352/493-2216, or Chappie McChesney at 386/462-2637 or Leon Bath at 352/493-2329.Giant Book Sale to Support the Luther Callaway Public Library June 7e friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library in Chieand will be conducting a used book sale in conjunction with the Chieand Watermelon Feastival on June 7, 2014. ere will be hundreds of hardcover books, paperbacks, audio books, videos in VHS and DVD format, jigsaw puzzles, and childrens books for sale at bargain prices. ere will hardly be anything over a $1.00 and most for much less. Buy a reusable fabric tote bag for only $6 and take away as many books as you can load into it. Book sales are 9 AM to 4 PM. e location is the white Octagon Building on NE 1st Ave. visible from US 19 and next to the re station. Students, seniors, singles and families can join Friends. Last year the Friends bought over $1300 of books, dvds and other material needed by the library. is supplements the monies the state allocates to the Levy County Library System. For more information stop by the library or contact Friends of the Library president Ann Brown at 352/226-7413 or firstname.lastname@example.orgSVP Meeting June 9e Suwannee Valley Players meet on the second Monday of the month now with the next meeting being Mon. June 9 at 7 PM at the Chief eater at 25 E. Park Street in Chieand. Please join us to discuss current topics with the theatre and upcoming shows For more information, leave a message at call 352/493-ARTS; or email us at SuwanneeValleyPlayers@gmail.com; visit our website: SVPlayers.org; or follow us on Facebook.e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. June 10 at 6 PM. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 PM at 214 East Park Avenue. Chieand City Hall & Maintenance is CLOSED ON FRIDAYS. City Hall is open Mon. through urs. from 7:30 AM to 5 PM. Utility payments can be dropped in the box. June 10ere will be a Driver Safety Class at the Capital City Bank Board Room, 2012 N Young Blvd., Chieand, FL 32626 on Tues. June 10 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. e objectives of the course include: understanding the eects of aging on driving, learning defensive driving strategies aimed at reducing crash risks, updating knowledge of the rules of the road in Florida, and increasing condence and maintaining independence. ere are no tests. Please bring a sack lunch. e Certicate of Completion provides for a 3 year auto insurance discount for seniors age 55 and over. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Please call 352/333-3036. Senior Citizen Center Activities FREE Florida residents with a certied hearing loss are eligible to receive a FREE amplied phone from the non-prot Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded phones are available with a limit of one phone per customer. Visit the Senior Center on Mon. June 30 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM about a phone for you. See us at: www.ftri.org for more info. e Chieand Senior Center is located at 305 SW 1st St. behind the Deer Camp Store on South Main St. Activities are FREE: Mon. and Wed., exercise at 9 AM.; Mon., Bridge at 10 AM.; Tues. and urs., Bingo at 9 AM to noon; Wed., Crafts at 10 AM to noon; Fri. Line Dancing 10 AM to noon. Shine volunteers stop by every third Wed. to help with Medicare questions and information from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Hot meals are served each weekday at noon. For more information call 352/490-705 Evangelist Billy Mayo Speaks at Lighthouse Word Church on Fathers DayLighthouse Word Church invites you to join them as they welcome internationally known Evangelist Billy Mayo for a special Fathers Day Celebration June 15. Billy Mayo has spoken face to face to over 3 million people worldwide throughout his 33-year ministry. He has appeared on numerous radio and television stations including Trinity Broadcasting Network, CTN, Daystar, His Radio Network. His crusades have been covered by VH1, CNN, NBC, Niteline, and others. Billy Mayos unique and captivating preaching style has made him one of the most sought after speakers in America. e day will also feature Billy Mayos daughter, Heart Recording Artist, Destiny Lael who has opened for many well-known artists such as Grammy winners Point Of Grace, Four Him, Rebecca St. James, e Newsboys Newsong, Audio Adrenline and shared the stage with Clay Cross, Crystal Lewis, many more. Come early for a good seat. Doors open at 9:00 AM. Free Continential Breakfast at 9:30 AM and Service begins at 10 :30. You wont want to miss this special day!
4B Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:45 am Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida Serving God & Loving People Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Evening Worship 6:00 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:RA/GA Childrens Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pm451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282of Bronson First United Methodist Church of Chiefland Otter Creek Baptist ChurchBro. Wayne Butler, PastorServices ... SundaySunday School 9:00 am Worship 10:00 am WednesdayDinner 5:30 pm Awanas 6:00 pm Worship 7:00 pm171 SW 3rd Street Otter Creek 352-486-2112 Pine Grove Baptist Church16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693352-463-2151www.pgbcfl.com Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship ...................................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ..................... 7:00 p.m.~ Nursery provided for all services ~Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. ............................. Bible Study 11 a.m. ...................... Worship Period 5 p.m. ....................... Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ............................... Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent. We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand Grave Matters and the Hope BeyondI cried until I had no tears left to give. I had ed to a lonely place, my guts twisted, and hardened within me like the knot on an old oak tree. For hours I breathed only in sobs, drowning in my new found hopelessness, and overcome by my shattered innocence. I was only twelve, and I had just lost my very best friend in a car accident. Derek was my rst cousin, born exactly one month before me. I had never imagined life without him. at one of us could die had never crossed my mind. I had not yet been battle hardened by life, and I was surely ill equipped to handle its nality. ankfully, my Mimi gently explained to me that he was in heaven now. ose words brought such comfort; almost as if a dark curtain were rent allowing healing light to stream into my broken heart. Wearily I picked myself up. I had to share this news with Dereks mother. I thought of this the other day when someone mentioned that Brother Paul Baggett would soon be holding a revival in the area. I grinned like an old possum at the mention of his name. Now theres a fellow who understands a thing or two with regards to matters of life and death. I reckon hes preached a thousand funerals. I attended one a while back. Knowing his reputation as a loud and colorful evangelist, I did not know what to expect. However, my reservations quickly dissolved as he very humbly began his eulogy, displaying great reverence for God and respect for the grieving loved ones. He proceeded to honor my late friend for the wonderful Christian life he had lived and noted the eect that it had made on others. He told rst hand stories that caused many heads to nod along. I noticed a few tears. en Brother Baggett began to quote the Scriptures. I recall Revelations 21:4. (And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.) He also quoted others about Heaven, and the wonderful rewards awaiting those who have trusted Gods saving grace through faith in Jesus. Soon these powerful truths were illuminating the room. I beheld a wonderful transformation in the people. It was a very familiar one. For it was the same one I had experienced with Mimi so long ago. As he continued the atmosphere became so charged that the preach in Brother Baggett could no longer be suppressed. He began to march back and forth upon the altar rallying the believers to do what they were called to do, believe! His big ole smile took hold. He painted wonderfully upon the canvas of our hearts with the Words of the Master, and a beautiful picture of Jesus triumph over death burst forth. I felt as though I should be the rst to stand and shout, but somebody beat me to it. I dont know if Ive ever had more Church than I did that day. How could there be such great joy in the midst of such loss? Simple, the focus had turned to the big picture, the total victory of the cross. A plea was made for those living apart from Jesus to give their life to Him. Who was I to argue? Funerals practically force us to deal with the fact that we too will one day have to stand before God. Check the records, theres a 100% mortality rate right here in America! But anyway Brother Baggett did a ne job in my estimation. Im sure my friend would have approved. It was a true celebration of his graduation. Baggett said that if he died before his wife, and she got some lame ole preacher to do his burial, that he would kick that casket lid open and preach his own funeral! I partly believe him. It was a bold statement, but after hearing Gods Word on the matter, we were all feeling a little bold that day Guy Sheeld Church CalendarCLINT JOSEPH WILLIAMSMay 31, 1982 May 22, 2013 Mr. Clint Joseph Williams of Branford, Florida, passed away at the age of 31 on ursday, May 22, 2014 while working in North Dakota. Mr. Williams was born in Tyler Town, Mississippi on May 31, 1982. He was working as an oil sampler in the oil elds of North Dakota. He enjoyed shing, DJing, doing graphics on the computer and playing baseball. Mr. Williams is survived by his parents, Tim and Jackie Williams of Branford and Katrina and Wyatte Osteen of Branford; brothers, Clay Williams of Branford and Trey Smith of Trenton; sisters, Nicole Barnes of Starke, Fla., Kristin Williams, Kayla Williams and Olivia Williams, all of Branford; and maternal grandmother, Vauncile Bell of Branford. Funeral services were held at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church on Saturday, May, 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Brett Patterson and Rev. James West ociating. Burial followed at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.HENRY MOSE SMITHMr. Henry Mose Smith of Old Town passed away at the age of 89 on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties after a long illness. Mr. Smith was born in Levy County, Florida. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was the former owner of the Tennille Crossroads Grocery Store for over 30 years and for many years was an auto sales dealer. He loved shing, growing fruit trees and gardening. He was a Baptist. Mr. Smith is survived by sons, Allen and Wayne Smith, both of White Springs, Fla., Charles Peanut Smith and William Ricky Kroll, both of Old Town; daughter, Teresa Mellette of Branford, Fla.; and many grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Waters Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Steinhatchee, Florida on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.DOROTHY MAE ALLINNovember 29, 1939 May 25, 2014 Dorothy Mae Allin of Chieand, Florida passed away at the age of 74 on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Allin was born in Sanford, North Carolina to James Franklin and Willie Mae Stone on November 29, 1939. She has resided in the Chieand area for the past 18 years and was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed reading her bible and had a great love for animals especially her horses and puppies, but above all she loved her family. Dorothy was preceded in death by her granddaughter Crystal. She leaves to cherish her memory, husband, Mark Allin; daughters, Karen Morgan of Chieand and Deborah Dalzell of Parrish, Fla.; sisters, Shirley Weaver of California, Caroline Brown and Jean Taylor, both of North Carolina; and ve grandchildren e family will be holding services at a later date. For further information please call 352/493-4777. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home, Chieand.KAREN AUDREA YOUNGMrs. Karen Audrea Young passed away at the age of 54 on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her home in Old Town, Florida. Mrs. Young was a lifelong resident of Dixie County. She was a homemaker and a mother who enjoyed shing, camping, scalloping and gardening. Mrs. Young was a Baptist. Mrs. Young was preceded in death by daughter Cyndel Young and siste,r Linda Gail Dyals. She is survived by her husband James N. Young of Old Town; daughter, Angel Mae Young of Old Town; parents, John Melvin and Linda Mae Dyals of Old Town; grandchildren: Dalton Ashton Devitt, Blakelyn Mycyndel Devitt and Mason James Devitt; brother, Merlon Dyals of Old Town; and sisters: Sissy Elton, Vicky Dyals and Dixie Wright, all of Old Town. Funeral services were held Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Lindsey ociating. Interment followed at Old Town Cemetery. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida 352/498-5400.MILDRED NUTTERJune 22, 1928 May 26, 2014 Mildred Nutter of Chieand, Florida passed away at the age of 86 on May 26, 2014 at Ayers Health and Rehab Center in Trenton. She was born on June 22, 1928 in Warner, New Hampshire to Gideon and Mildred (Nichols) Valley. Mildred moved to this area in 1981 from Key Largo. She was a member of Hardeetown Baptist Church where she sang in choir. She enjoyed polka, singing on the radio, reading, crossword puzzles and birds, especially hummingbirds. Mildred was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her pride and joy her family and grandchildren. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Perley W. ObituariesFish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church June 13Fish Dinner on Fri., June 13 at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall. Your choice of fried or baked sh, French fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and your choice of two sides of baked beans, coleslaw, or grits will be served. Adults $7, Senior Citizen Meal (slightly smaller portion) $6 and Children $4 (Under 12). Take out orders welcome. Come and join us for good food and a fun family atmosphere. Lite Lunch is free and will be on Wed. June 18 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to share a hot meal and fellowship. Angel House rift Store is open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend. We are located 3 miles N. of Williston on Hwy 27A.Parsons Church VBS June 23-27Vacation Bible School is happening at Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5850 Riverside Dr. in Yankeetown by Coast Guard Station. Come join the fun on June 23-27 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Ages 3 12 are welcome. Our theme is Everywhere Fun Fair: Where Gods World Comes Together. ere will be bible stories, music, crafts, discovery, food and fellowship. We have a color for each day; Monday is orange, the rest will be posted. It would be fun if your child could wear these colors but dont go out and buy anything. For more info call 352/489-5274.Otter Creek Baptist Church VBS June 24-27Otter Creek Baptist Church presents Agency D3 Vacation Bible School on June 24th through the 27th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. On June 28th from 11 AM to 2 PM there will be a Family-Community Party with Bounce House and Slide, Hamburgers and Hotdogs. Come and join us. continued on page 5B
5B Bud and Zo Ann Johnson Celebrate 50th Wedding AnniversaryOn Saturday, May 31, 2014 Bud and Zo Ann Johnson celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary hosted by their three married children, David and Alicia Johnson, Je and Cathy Johnson and Sarah Beth and Jody Long and seven grandchildren, two of which are also married. Bud and Zo Ann met when Buds father, Wilton E. Johnson (whose wife is Kaye), became the Pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church, o CR 339 toward Trenton. Bud and his family were living in Citra at the time and would stay at the church all day on Sundays so Bro. Johnson could preach the night service also. ey would eat lunch with all the dierent families in the church fellowshipping and staying in their homes until it was time to back to Church for Training Union and Worship Service. Clyde Quincey (whose wife is Peggy) was a deacon there and he and Peggy were one of the families that entertained Bro. Johnson and his family. Clydes daughter, Zo Ann Quincey met Bud Johnson during those meetings and began sparking and before long fell in love. As Bud and Zo Ann tell the story, they dated during Zo Anns senior year of high school and married right after graduation. And 50 years later, they are still sparking. Congratulations to Bud and Zo Ann and may you have many more. You are a shining example of the love of the Lord in a marriage and this world sorely needs to see that type of faithfulness and commitment held together by love. Obituaries continued from page 4B rfn tntb frrrtrnrrf nrrnb rrfnnn nnfbrn ffnrftrfn b rtnnr rfrnrb trbrffnfntnb ntb tbnnr Nutter and eight siblings. She is survived by her daughters, Patty (Jay) Clark of Rosewood and Ginger Nutter of Chieand; brother, Tuy (Tina) Nutter, also of Chieand; ve grandchildren: Jasmine Nutter, Franklin Nutter, Sharon Nutter, Jessica Mae Engel, Shelia Engel, and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were held Monday, June 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services with Rev Travis Hudson ociating. Visitation was one hour priorto the services at the funeral home. Interment followed at the Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chieand, Fla., 352/4930050 is honored to serve the Nutter family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.comDANIEL WEBSTER OSTEENJuly 15, 1928 May 26, 2014 Daniel Webster OSteen passed away at the age of 85 on Monday, May 26, 2014. Daniel was born on July 15, 1928 in Gilchrist County to John Bennie OSteen and Susie Bruce OSteen. He was a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County. Mr. OSteen was a farmer his whole life and he was also a member of Mt. Horeb Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Velma Waters OSteen of High Springs; two daughters, Loretta (Dennis) Sapp and Laraine Fleming all of High Springs; two sons, Larry OSteen and Lance OSteen both of High Springs; two sisters, Bonnie Simmons of High Springs and Irma Graham of Plant City; two brothers, J.B. OSteen and Andrew OSteen, both of High Springs; seven grandchildren: Danielle, Dana, Tina, Teresa, Trevor, Trina and Traci and 12 greatgrandchildren: Trent, Raya, Alaina, Aubrie, Anisten, Morgan, Gaven, Ava, Braxton, Zoe, Olivia and Landon. Funeral Services were held on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church with Pastor Lewis Cooper ociating. Interment followed the service at the church cemetery. Visitation was held on ursday, May 29, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home. Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton, FL. 32693; 352/463-8888.PEARL SMITH BARBERPearl Smith Barber of Gulf Hammock went to be with her Lord on May 29, 2014 at the age of 68 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties in Chieand. Mrs. Barber was born in Gulf Hammock to the late R.V. Smith and Pearl Grace Smith of Gulf Hammock. She spent most of her life in Levy County. She worked for 37 years as Senior Vice President and head cashier at Perkins State Bank. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church. Ms. Pearl played basketball for Bronson, loved to dance and spend her time at the beach, or sewing, reading, shing and shopping. But dearest and nearest to her heart was spending time with her family and grandchildren. Mrs. Barber was preceded in death by her father R.V. Smith and one sister. She is survived by her loving husband, Milton T. Barber of Gulf Hammock; daughter and her husband, April and John Trimm of Bronson; mother, Pearl Grace Smith of Gulf Hammock; sisters: Audrey (George) Castell of Orange Park, Lois (Tommy) Livingston of Chieand, Aline Smith of Gulf Hammock, Inez (Lloyd) Worthington of Williston and Connie (Gerald) Ward of Chieand; and two grandchildren, Sarah and J.R. Trimm. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Bronson. Interment followed at Rosemary Cemetery in Bronson. Visitation was Sunday afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Chieand, Fla., 352/4930050 is honored to serve the Barber family. Condolences may be oered by visiting our website at www.hiers-baxley.comLOIS THERESA FOSTERMrs. Lois eresa Foster passed away at the age of 50 on Friday, May 30, 2014 at her home in Old Town, Florida. Mrs. Foster, a lifelong resident of Dixie County, was a homemaker and a mother. She enjoyed yard work and was a member of Central Baptist Church. Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by daughter Christal Greene. She is survived by son, Michael Byrd of Cross City; daughter, Jennifer Lord of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, Stephen Kearney of Miami; sister, Barbara Foster of Cross City; nephews, Kristopher Kane and Johnathan Kane and nieces, Nichole Foster and Diane Keen. A graveside service was held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Butler Cemetery in Horseshoe Beach with Rev. David Downing ociating. A visitation was held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 between the hours of 5 and 7:00 p.m. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.EDGAR FUTCHEdgar Ed Futch of Old Town, Florida passed away at the age of 80 on Friday, May 30, 2014 at his residence. Ed was of the Baptist faith. He was born to Queed and Eula Futch in Cross City and has lived in the local area all of his life. He is a retired Lineman and a proud member of the IBEW. Ed was the last living Constable of Dixie County. Mr. Futch enjoyed helping others do most anything, he also enjoyed shing and hunting but, most of all he loved being around his family. Mr. Futch leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 32 years, Marie Futch; sons: Buddy Stills, Richie Edeneld and Tim Edeneld, all of Cross City; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. e family received friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014 in the chapel of Knau Funeral Home, Chieand. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Faith Baptist Church in Old Town. Pastors Cecil Highsmith and Bobby Lindsey ociated. Burial was at Long Pond Cemetery in Old Town. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home, Chieand, Florida. For further information please call 352/493-4777.WILLIAM JONESMr. William Bill Jones of Morriston and owner/operator of Bills Tire Company in Williston passed away Saturday May 31, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville; he was 71 years of age. Born at Jolo, West Virginia he came to this area in 1956 from West Virginia. He proudly served his country in the U S Army. He loved his work and in his free time he enjoyed gardening but his top priority was his family. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Jeanette Jones; two sons, William Bill Jones, Jr (Jennifer) and Michael Jones (Jessica); his stepson, James Cline; three sisters: Earlene Long (Bill), Betty Godwin and Phyllis Andrews (Andy); and six grandchildren. Funeral services are being held ursday June 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. graveside at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston. Visitation was Wednesday June 4 from 6 to 8:00 p.m. at the Chagel of Knau Funeral Home-Williston. Knau Funeral Home-Williston is in charge of the arrangements.EDWARD TAYLON SMITHEdward Taylon Smith of Williston passed away at the age of 60 on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Smith was of the Baptist faith. He has resided in Williston for the past 25 years. Ed was born to Lon and Lucinda Smith in Cincinnati, Ohio. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed working in his garden and watching old movies, especially John Wayne movies. Edward leaves to cherish his memory his sons, Michael and Andrew; daughter Charlene QazI; brothers; Raymond Lee Smith of Dade City, Lon Smith Jr. of San Antonio, Fla., James Smith and Richard Smith, both of Dade City; sisters: Doris Schultz of Chieand, Darlene Barnhill of Chieand and Deborah Sue Giella of Dade City. Funeral Services will be held at Florida National Cemetery, times and date has not been scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral Home, Chieand. For further information please call 352/493-4777.ELBA BEATRICE NETTLESMrs. Elba Beatrice Nettles of Bell, Florida passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties. Mrs. Nettles was born and lived her lifetime in Bell. She formerly drove a school bus for the Gilchrist County School System and enjoyed crocheting and needle work, working in the yard, reading and being a caregiver to people. She was a member of Bethel Church of Christ. Mrs. Nettles is survived by her son Randy Nettles of Bell; daughter, Paula (Mike) Bunkley of Bell; foster daughter, Joyce White of Williston, Fla.; grandchildren, Hannah Livingston and P. J. Bunkley and great-granddaughter, Alyssa Bunkley; and sister, Florice Arnold of Branford. A graveside service was held Monday, June 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bethel Church of Christ Cemetery with Bro. David Halter ociating. A visitation was held Sunday, June 1, 2014 between the hours of 3 and 5:00 p.m at the funeral home. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.ANDREA ELAINE CREMEANSMrs. Andrea Elaine Cremeans of Williston, Florida passed away Sunday June 1, 2014 at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville; she was 57 years of age. Born in Washington D.C., she came to Williston 15 years ago from Titusville. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the AMVETS in Williston and an Ombudsman Liason for the military. She enjoyed ceramics and gardening and her favorite owers were carnations. She was a USDA Coordinator for Food Bank but her top priority in life was her family. Mrs. Cremeans is survived by her husband, Steven B. Cremeans; her father, James F. Jackson and stepmother Carolyn; her daughter, Angela Elain Joyner (Rick); brother, Phil Jackson; and one grandchild. A memorial service will be held Monday June 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the Morriston Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Stewart ociating. Burial will follow at a later date. Knau Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. BBQ Dinner at Resurrection Fellowship June 21Resurrection Fellowship is hosting Barbecue Dinners on Sat. June 21 from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM. All proceeds will be for the church building fund. You will have your choice of Pulled Pork or Chicken with two sides Potato Salad, Coleslaw or Baked Beans and rolls, dessert and drinks. $8/plate. And, good ole Gospel Singing all afternoon. We are located on CR 339A (the street behind Wal-Mart) that goes from US 27 to CR 320. Please RSVP by June 7 to either Pastor Janice Sloan at 352/362-1943 or Youth Pastor Chris Johns 352/577-4358. See you there.
6B LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 459605 of the sale of 2005 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): NICK J MOSKES, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #498 UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: RAMON LOMBA, RAMON LOMBA All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 460705 of the sale of 2005 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): NICK J MOSKES, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #431, UNIVERSITY ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: EFRAIN RODRIGUEZ QUILES All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 607005 of the sale of 2005 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): JOHN N MOSKES REVOCABLE TRUST, JOHN N. MOSKES LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 38, BLOCK 16, BRONSON HEIGHTS THIRD ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 61 & 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: MANUEL ALONSO, GRACIELA C. ALONSO, GRACE M. ALONSO All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 315510 of the sale of 2010 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TEFLA INVESTMENTS LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 3, BLOCK 17, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67-67M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PATRICIA WARNER All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 315610 of the sale of 2010 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): TEFLA INVESTMENTS LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: LOT 4, BLOCK 17, WILLISTON HIGHLANDS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 67-67M OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: PATRICIA WARNER All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 885-11 of the sale of 2011 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR FLORIDA DUNDEE LIEN INVESTMENT LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT # 401 LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE N1/2 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4; TRACT # 402 BEING THE S1/2 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA ( ALSO KNOWN AS NW1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 AS DESCRIPTION APPEARS ON THE TAX ROLL) NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: JAMIE L. MAYOL All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 922-11 of the sale of 2011 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): US BANK AS CUSTODIAN FOR FLORIDA DUNDEE LIEN INVESTMENT LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT # 203, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE W1/2 OF THE NE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE NW1/4; TRACT # 235 BEING THE W1/2 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE NW1/4 OF SECTION 10 TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: AGUSTIN FERNANDEZ All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the holder(s) of Certificate number 924-11 of the sale of 2011 has (have) filed said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The name(s) of the holder(s) of said Certificate, the description of the property, the name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE HOLDER(S): RMC USAB LIFT, LLC LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY: TRACT #485, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE W1/2 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4; TRACT #486, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE E1/2 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4; TRACT #487, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE N1/2 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 AND TRACT #488, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS THE S1/2 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4, ALL IN SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: JORGE L. PAGAN All of said property being in the County of Levy, State of Florida. Unless such Certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the Courthouse lobby on the 23rd day of June, 2014, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. DATED this 13th DAY OF MAY 2014. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Pub.: May 22, 2014, May 29, 2014, Jun 05, 2014, Jun 12, 2014. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2014 CA 000226 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. MARTHA LUZ LOIZA, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: MARTHA LUZ LOIZA, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTHA LUZ LOIZA, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 ANDY CHANG, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANDY CHANG, 8636 BREEZY HILL DRIVE, BOYNTON BEACH, FL 33437 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: TRACT 6, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION, WHICH TRACT IS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 17 AND THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, IN TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N 8921`21 E, 1000.00 FEET; THENCE S 1850`41 E, 492.56 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S 1850`41 E, 1770.02 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE BOUNDARY OF THAT PORTION OF THE COMMON PROPERTY` DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT D` OF THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS FOR WINDING RIVER PRESERVE` THAT LIES ALONG NE ASBELL Sandgnat NewsFor Yankeetown SchoolBy Sheena PriceSAT 10 Incentive Winners:Each student from kindergarten to 2nd grade that was at school, on time, and participated in the SAT 10 tests was given a ticket for each day during testing. When the testing was completed, students tickets were drawn and the winners received a Goodie basket. e winners were: Jacob Tiesmeyer, Shelby Stephens, Brandon Strong, and Julia Hurtado-all from Mrs. Dillons 2nd grade. PTO Annual Basket Auctione annual PTO Basket Auction took place on ursday, May 22nd from 2:30-6:00 PM, with the actual drawings made from 6-7:00 PM. e auction proceeds go toward the purchase of classroom/ student needs. Each classroom donates items towards a basket and guests placed a ticket ($.25 OR 5 for $1) in a bag in front of the basket they wanted to win, winners are drawn from those bags. Some of the baskets have included: Beach Baskets, Snack Baskets, or Summer Baskets. Hot dogs were also available for sale. Mary Bergdoll, PTO Treasurer, announced that between $800-$900 was earned. Amber Reid won the $100 money tree. Mary stated, A great time was had by all in attendance!Hear ye...Hear ye Let it be known that YTS Productions presented Snow White (short version) and Close Encounters of a Friendly Kind (anti bully play) was presented on ursday, May 22nd in the auditorium. A performance of both short plays was held for elementary students at 8:30 and another performance of both plays for middle school students at 10:00. ere was not a nightly performance. Students involved in the Drama Department are: Drashti Patel, Baylor Willis, Glory ompson, Amber Babcock, Julia Babcock, Lauren Mathews, Katelyn Wood, Jessica Cooper, Chelsea Mekelburg, Lisa Pressley, Tori Pressley, Corinne Curvin, Rayna Prescott, Jasmine Hurtado, Emily Robinson, and Bryanna Pank. Melody Carson and Debbie Woodardproducers, directors, and art. Dana Mathews-snacks.Student Book SwapDuring the month of May, students could bring books from home to swap and with each book that the student brought a ticket was given. On Tuesday May 20, Jenny Rodgers LCLibrary System Summer Coordinator, visited and spoke with the students about the Science Summer at the AF Knotts Library in Yankeetown. After lunch, each student could nd books that interested them and swap that book for one that he/she turned in. ere were approximately 280 books turned in by students and available for the swap. Baylor Willis and Lisa Pressley in Snow White
7B LEGAL NOTICESCREEK ROAD; THENCE N 8623`09 E, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY OF THE COMMON PROPERTY`, 118.26 FEET; THENCE N 7137`53 E, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY, 804.22 FEET; THENCE N 8924`01 E, ALONG SAID BOUNDARY, 7.17 FEET; THENCE N 0033`09 E, PARALLEL WITH AND 47.00 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, 616.72 FEET; THENCE N 0005`28 E, 722.50 FEET; THENCE N 8743`19 W, 263.44 FEET; THENCE S 8445`19 W, 727.82 FEET; THENCE N 7442`22 W, 496.85 FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED STRIPS OF LAND: A 60 FOOT WIDE STRIP OF LAND IN SECTIONS 20 AND 21, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, HAVING AS ITS EAST BOUNDARY THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF SAID SECTION 20; THENCE N 8855`37 E, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 21, A DISTANCE OF 13.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE EAST LINE OF THIS STRIP OF LAND; THENCE S 0033`09 W, PARALLEL WITH AND 13.00 FEET EAST OF THE EAST LINE OF NE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 20, A DISTANCE OF 615.76 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE BOUNDARY OF THAT PORTION OF THE COMMON PROPERTY` DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT D` OF THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND PROTECTIVE COVENANTS FOR WINDING RIVER PRESERVE` THAT LIES ALONG NE ASBELL CREEK ROAD, AND THE TERMINUS POINT OF THIS EAST LINE. AND A 60 FOOT WIDE STRIP OF LAND IN SECTIONS 16 AND 17, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, HAVING AS ITS EAST BOUNDARY THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF SAID SECTION 16: THENCE N 8855`37 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 16, A DISTANCE OF 13.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE EAST LINE OF THIS STRIP OF LAND; THENCE N 0005`28 F, 720.45 FEET, TO THE INTERSECTION WITH A LINE HAVING A BEARING OF N 8743`19 W, AND THE TERMINUS POINT OF THIS EAST LINE. has been filed against you and you are required to file a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Charles P. Gufford, McCalla Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 22 day of May, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: June 5, 12, 2014. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2014 CA 000075 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. FREDERICK MARK COVERT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FREDERICK MARK COVERT; JANICE LYNN KINLEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JANICE LYNN KINLEN; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; FOREST PARK III PROPERTY OWNERS` ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): FREDERICK MARK COVERT Last Known Address 12051 NE 108TH TERR ARCHER, FLORIDA 32618 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FEDERICK MARK COVERT Last Known Address 12051 NE 108TH TERR ARCHER, FLORIDA 32618 JANICE LYNN KINLEN Last Known Address 12051 NE 108TH TERR ARCHER, FLORIDA 32618 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JANICE LYNN KINLEN Last Known Address 12051 NE 108TH TERR ARCHER, FLORIDA 32618 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 97 OF FOREST PARK UNIT 3 PHASE I, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS SAME IS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK , ON PAGES 8 THROUGH 11 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1988 SUNP MOBILE HOME WITH ID# FLFLJ32A10242ST & FLFLJ32B10242ST a/k/a 12051 NE 108TH TERR., ARCHER, FLORIDA 32618 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of you written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or before June 24, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 14 day of May, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2011-CA001358 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6 Plaintiff, vs. REGINA TILLERY; ROLLIE TILLERY; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 24, 2014 and entered in Case No. 38-2011-CA-001358, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6 is Plaintiff and REGINA TILLERY; ROLLIE TILLERY; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON in LEVY County, FLORIDA 32621, at 11:00 A.M., on the 21 day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 14, WATSON VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 24 day of March, 2014 (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of said Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 355 Court Street, Bronson, Fl 32621, Phone No. (352)374-3639 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. -------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2012-CA000980 CHRISTIANA TRUST, A DIVISION OF WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, BUT SOLELY AS OWNER TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF RBSHD 2013-1 TRUST Plaintiff, vs. RUBY BOEHM AKA RUBY D. BOEHM AKA RUBY REOHM; ET AL., Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 9, 2014, and entered in Case No. 382012-CA-000980, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein CHRISTIANA TRUST, A DIVISION OF WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, BUT SOLELY AS OWNER TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF RBSHD 20131 TRUST is Plaintiff and RUBY BOEHM AKA RUBY D. BOEHM AKA RUBY REOHM; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RUBY BOEHM AKA RUBY D. BOEHM AKA RUBY REOHM; PATRICIA G. BOEHM AKA PATRICIA BOEHM; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATRICIA G. BOEHM AKA PATRICIA BOEHM; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON in LEVY County, FLORIDA 32621, at 11:00 A.M., on the 30 day of June, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, BLOCK 2M, OF THE MEADOWS OF BEAUTIFUL BRONSON, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 18A AND 18B, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH PERMANENTLY AFFIXED 1987 SIES SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN #28610711W AND TITLE #44187750. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19 day of May 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of said Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 355 Court Street, Bronson, Fl 32621, Phone No. (352)374-3639 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2013 CA 000146 SUNTRUST BANK Plaintiff, vs VELDORA V ARTHUR, et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered August 22, 2013 in Civil Case No. 2013 CA 000146 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST BANK is Plaintiff and VELDORA V ARTHUR, WINDING RIVER PRESERVE HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the main lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL. 32621 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 25 day of August, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: A parcel of land in Sections 15 and 16, Township 11 South, Range 16 East, Levy County, Florida, said parcel being more particularly described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at Point A as defined in the description for the Portion along NE Asbell Creek Road in Exhibit D of the Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Winding River Preserve as recorded in Official Records Book 947, Page 157, Public Records of Levy County, Florida, being a point lying at the approximate intersection of NE Asbell Creek Road with NE Jones Road, and being approximately 4079 feet East and 2011 feet North of the SW corner of Section 16, Township 11 South, Range 16 East; thence N 31 E, 50.48 feet, to a point on that portion of the boundary the Common Property described in said Exhibit D that lies at the Northeast corner of the intersection of NE Asbell Creek Road with NE Jones Road; thence, along that portion of the boundary of said Common Property that lies along the North FFA Advisor Marcia Smith presents Ty Barber with the Star Chapter Farmer award, the top chapter award in Future Farmers of America.Middle school FFA advisor Jennifer Bray presents Katie Lott with the Star Discovery award. FFA Advisor presents Caleigh Robinson with the Star Greenhand award. Jared McCoy accepts the Senior Chapter Workhorse Award from FFA Advisor Marcia Smith. Middle School FFA Advisor Jennifer Bray awards Ethan Church with the Middle School Workhorse Award. Landon Smith and Ty Barber received the Chapter Leadership awards for the senior chapter. Allie Huber and Ethan Church won the Chapter Leadership award for the middle school chapter. Certicates of Appreciation were given to Amanda Johnson, Ann Holland, Wendy Feagle and Amanda Huber.
8B LEGAL NOTICESside of NE Asbell Creek Road, until otherwise noted, run N 83 E, 257.60 feet; thence N 65 E, 238.58 feet; thence N 54 E, 88.98 feet, to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 54 E, 474.99 feet; thence N 61 E, 710.45 feet; thence, departing said boundary of the Common Property, run N 28 W, 859.19 feet; thence S 591 W, 424.72 feet; thence S 37 W, 653.28 feet; thence S 04 W, 231.92 feet; thence S 18 E, 227.50 feet; thence S 30 E, 219.53 feet, to close on the Point of Beginning. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing was: Mailed this 19 day of May, 2014, to all parties on the attached service list. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: LaQuanda Latson /s/ As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 38-2013-CA001041 DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, a Florida Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. TRI-COUNTY HOSPITAL, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, and DAVID E. JOHNSON ARCHITECT, Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 21, 2014, in the abovestyled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 at 11:00 am on July 14, 2014 the following described property: EXHIBIT A All of Blocks 10, 11 and the East of Block 12 of NORTH CHIEFLAND, a subdivision recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 9 of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida, and those portions of Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Streets lying adjacent thereto, having been vacated by virtue of a City Resolution in O.R. Book 1032, Page 471, in said public records, being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the NW corner of Block 9, of said NORTH CHIEFLAND, thence S 002347 East, along the West line of said Block 9 and the East right of way (R/W) line of Seventh Street, a distance of 1100.00 feet to the North R/W line of a 50.00 foot wide street platted as Third Avenue; thence S 893114 W, along said R/W line, a distance of 775.00 feet to the Southwest corner of the said East of Block 12, thence N 002347 W, along the said West line of the said East of Block 12, a distance of 1100.00 feet to the NW corner of Lot 2, of said Block 12 and an intersection with the South R/W line of County Road #320; thence N 893114 E, along said Southerly R/W line, a distance of 775.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: May 22, 2014 (COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of Court By: /s/LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. ------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 38-2013-CA000753 THE DONALD A. ABEL AND CAROL J. ABEL REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF KEVIN J. BURKE; and ALL PERSONS CLAIMING BY THROUGH OR UNDER THE ESTATE OF KEVIN J. BURKE, DECEASED; and ANNE BURKE, his wife, Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 21, 2014, in the abovestyled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 at 11:00 am on July 14, 2014 the following described property: EXHIBIT A TRACT 35, SMALL FARMS, UNIT 2, AN UN RECORDED SUBDIVI SION, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: TRACT 35: COMMENCE AT THE CENTER OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, THENCE NORTH 85 DEG. 41 20 WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 30, A DISTANCE OF 1019.10 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEG. 25 00 WEST 1136.84 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00 DEG. 2500 WEST 298.97 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEG. 05 17 EAST 509.94 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEG. 2500 EAST 298.97 FEET; THENCE NORTH 85 DEG. 0517 WEST 509.94 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 1974 DOUBLEWIDE GLEN MOBILE HOME-I.D. #480052045127U&X. 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: May 22, 2014 (COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of Court By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 38-2013-CA000713 Division: Civil Division COLONIAL SAVINGS, F.A. Plaintiff, vs. DARREL W. JERNIGAN, et al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case, I will sell the property located in LEVY County, Florida, described as: LOT 6, THE OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 12, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 12851 NW 87TH COURT, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at AT THE LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 355 S.COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on July 28, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 22 day of May, 2014. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT BY: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@ circuit8.org. Pub.: June 5, 12, 2014. -----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 38-2014-CA000066 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. KATHLEEN J. DUNLEAVY, a single woman; any and all unknown Tenants In Possession; and TOWN OF INGLIS, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, DANNY SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for LEVY County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment In Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause; will sell at public sale the following described property situate in LEVY County, Florida, to wit: LOT 6 and 7, Block C, Casons Inglis Acres, Unit 6, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 46, of the public records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH 1985 WEST Mobile Home, ID#GAFL1AE37077418 Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held on the Courthouse steps of the LEVY County Courthouse in Bronson, Florida, on the 23 day of June, 2014, commencing at the hour of 11:00 A.M. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 22 day of May, 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2013 CA 000943 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor in interest by purchase from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as Receiver of Washington Mutual Bank F/K/A Washington Mutual Bank, FA Plaintiff, vs. David Wayne Barfield and Brenda J. Hill; Unknown Spouse of David Wayne Barfield; Unknown Spouse of Brenda J. Hill; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2013 CA 000943 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor in interest by purchase from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as Receiver of Washington Mutual Bank F/K/A Washington Mutual Bank, FA, Plaintiff and David Wayne Barfield and Brenda J. Hill are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR AT LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on September 15, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 17, BLOCK 7, FOWLER-WAY IN CEDAR KEY, FLORIDA, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 38, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 4914490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. (COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Levy County, Florida By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2013-CA000166 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF RAFE P. MEYER, DECEASED; ROBERT G. MEYER, HEIR; RAFE P. MEYER ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RAFE P. MEYER; CAPITAL CITY BANK; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the abovestyled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Levy County, Florida, described as: LOT 4, QUAIL RUN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 32, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, At the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL at 11:00 a.m., on July 14, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 21 day of May, 2014. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@ circuit8.org Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. ----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 38-2010-CA000930 Division: Civil Division NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Plaintiff, VS. WILLIAM E. WHITE SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM E. WHITE SR.; MARGUERITE A. WHITE A/K/A/ MARGUERITE WHITE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARGUERITE A. WHITE A/K/A/ MARGUERITE WHITE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s), AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida, described as: A PORTION OF LOT 56, CARSONS INGLIS ACRES UNIT 4, A SUBDIVISION NEW OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 44, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 17 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 10 EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 838.23 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 10 EAST 150.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 277.74 FEET, THENCE WEST 150.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 275.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. To include a: 1992 FLEE VIN GAFLM34A14578FH 0064039049 1992 FLEE VIN GAFLM34B14578FH 0064039048 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, on July 21, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 21 day of May, 2014. (COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: LaQuanda Latson /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@cir cuit8.org Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. ----------
9B LEGAL NOTICES Across Down1. Ten years 7. Bus tokens 15. Deserved 16. Underwater researcher 17. Strained 18. Clear-cut 19. Babysitters handful 20. Place 22. Hindu queen 23. Arctic dwellers 25. Litmus reddeners 27. Catch-22 pilot 28. Ashtabulas lake 29. Its a piece of cake 30. Copy 31. Emaciated 33. Baggage handler 35. Amount of work 36. 100% 37. Compliance 40. Cloche ribbons 44. Attack 45. Exorbitant rate of interest 47. Convene 48. Bottom line 49. Control, symbolically 50. Grave marker 51. Mourning armband (var. spelling) 53. Coil of yarn 55. Family head 56. Become dormant in summer 58. Showing courage or strength 60. Wizard 61. Excite 62. Paints like Pollock 63. Olio 1. Corrupts 2. Designate 3. Edible N. American sunsh 4. ___ calls? 5. Dispose of 6. Taros edible root 7. Will supplement 8. ___ acid 9. Call, as a game 10. Bazaars 11. ___ and the King of Siam 12. Sports event cancellation due to weather 13. Muse of lyric poetry and music 14. Helmsman 21. Rabbit food 24. Ball 26. Sheris assistant 29. Carved or sculpted gure 30. Imagined 32. Long, long time 34. Sun, e.g. 36. Analyze, in a way 37. Inamed tissue with pus 38. Large, spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp 39. Mountainous island in western Indonesia 40. Haunches 41. Necessary 42. Remove lice 43. Brand of hand tools 46. Female sibling 49. Face an embankment with stones 50. Animal catcher 52. Ancient Briton 54. Mosque V.I.P. 57. ___ we having fun yet? 59. Armative action Crossword Puzzlee answers for this weeks crossword puzzle will appear in next weeks issue. JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email advertising@ levyjournal.com IN THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.:38-2014CP-000051 IN RE: ESTATE OF CASEY R. WILSEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CASEY R. WILSEY, deceased, whose date of death was January 13, 2014, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-1388, is pending in the Circuit Court for LEVY County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 5, 2014. Personal Representative: Terry Nelson, 2708 Castle Oak Ave, Orlando, FL 32808. Attorney for Personal Representative: Charles M. David, Esq., Florida Bar No. 89003, Law Offices of David & David, P.A. P.O. Box 47401, St. Petersburg, FL 33743, Phone: (866) 266-2043 Pub.: June 5, 12, 2014. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2014-CP000055 IN RE: ESTATE OF LAWRENCE GORDON HALL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Lawrence Gordon Hall, deceased, whose date of death was December 29, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 5, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Michelle Irene Sterling c/o Akerman Senterfitt 125 Worth Avenue, Ste 330 Palm Beach, FL 33480 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ John J. Raymond, Jr. Florida Bar No. 194162 Akerman LLP 125 Worth Avenue, Ste 330 Palm Beach, Florida 33480 Telephone: 561-659-8661 Facsimile: 561-659-8679 Email: lohn.raymond@ akerman.com jenniferwatkins@akerman. com Pub.: June 5, 12, 2014. -------------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 14-CP-74 IN RE: ESTATE OF JENNIFER WATERS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JENNIFER WATERS, deceased, whose date of death was January 3, 2013; File Number 14-CP74, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Drawer 610, Bronson, FL 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: May 29, 2014. MICHAEL THOMAS WATERS Personal Representative 6950 Southeast US Hwy 41 Morriston, FL 32668 Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire FBN: 114278 email@example.com Anthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 firstname.lastname@example.org GENDERS ALVAREZ DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 West Cleveland Street Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 Pub.: May 29, June 5, 2014. -----------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.: 38-2013-DP0089 IN THE INTEREST OF: D.B. (M) DOB: 03/28/10 Minor Child. NOTICE OF SUIT FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND FOR PERMANENT COMMITMENT FOR SUBSEQUENT ADOPTION THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO: KEITH GILLYARD Address unknown You are hereby notified that a petition under oath has been filed in the abovestyled Court for the termination of your parental rights to D.B., a male child born March 28, 2010, in Alachua County, Florida, for permanent commitment of the child to the Department of Children and Family Services for subsequent adoption. You are hereby commanded to be and appear before the HONORABLE JAMES T. BROWNING, JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, at the Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida on the July 21, 2014 at 11:10 a.m. for an Advisory Hearing. You must personally appear at the hearing on the date and at the time specified. Your failure to personally appear will be treated as consent to termination of parental rights and permanent commitment for subsequent adoption and you will permanently lose all legal rights as a parent to the children named in the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights and for Permanent Commitment for Subsequent Adoption. Pursuant to Sections 39.804(4)(d) and 63.082(6) (g), Florida Statutes, you are hereby informed of the availability of private placement with an adoption entity, as defined in Section 63.032(3), Florida Statutes. FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THESE CHILDREN. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED. YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION AS FILED IN THIS CASE. You will permanently lose all legal rights as a parent to the named children. YOU ARE ENTITLED TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY PRESENT TO REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER, IF YOU WANT AN ATTORNEY BUT ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD ONE YOU MUST NOTIFY THE COURT AND THE COURT WILL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT YOU. This notice shall be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in The Levy County Journal at Bronson, Florida. WITNESS my hand as the clerk of said Court and the Seal therefore, this 15 day of May 2014. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Judy Marino /s/ Deputy Clerk JOANN M. HUMBURG, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No.: 831328 P.O. Box 1459 Chiefland, FL 32644 Telephone: (352) 535-1021 Primary Email Address: joann_m_humburg@ dcf.state.fl.us Secondary Email Address: tina_forrest@ dcf.state.fl.us Pub.: May 29, June 5,12, 19, 2014. -----------NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER VACATING PUBLIC ROAD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, will consider at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday June 17, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in the County Commission Room in the Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida, the vacation, abandonment and closing of a portion of a roadway described as: That part of NE 65th Lane, a/k/a High Ridge Drive, located in Replat of Suncoast Estates Subdivision a subdivision plat recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 54, of the public records of Levy County, from the western right-of-way line of NE 135th Terrace, a/k/a Orange Blossom Drive, westward to the boundary of the plat and more particularly described in records available at the County Road Department at 620 North Hathaway Avenue, Bronson, FL, and the office of the Board of County Commissioners at 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL. Any persons interested in being heard concerning the vacation, abandonment and closing of the above-described roadway are encouraged to attend the meeting. Ryan Bell Chair, Board of County Commissioners Pub.: June 5, 2014. ------------------------------------NOTICE TO BID --------------------------ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID The Levy County Board of County Commissioners hereby gives notice that bids will be accepted from FDOT pre-qualified bidders for the following work: Resurfacing the existing pavement of Levy County Road C-40 with asphaltic concrete leveling and surface course, shoulder work and incidental items. Location of this work is Levy County Road C-40 from U.S. Highway 19/98 east to the Marion County Line, a length of approximately 8.5 miles. Approximately 120 days will be allowed for construction. Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, in the Levy County Courthouse, located at 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida, until 2:00 P.M. (local time), Thursday, June 26, 2014 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read. Bidding Documents will not be issued after 5:00 P.M. (local time), Friday, June 20, 2014. Electronic (Internet) or facsimile (Fax) bids will not be accepted for this project. Award, if made, will be based on the apparent lowest responsive and responsible bidder based on the actual work intended, including selected alternates, if any, as determined by the County. A Proposal Guaranty of not less than five percent (5%) of the total actual bid, in the form of either a certified check, cashiers check, trust company treasurers check, bank draft of any national or state bank, or a Surety Bid Bond, made payable to the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, must accompany each bid. A check or draft in an amount less than five percent (5%) of the actual bid will invalidate the bid. All work is to be done in accordance with the Plans, and Special Provisions to accompany the Florida Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction 2013 together with the complete Florida Department of Transportation Implemented Modifications to the Standard Specifications (Supplemental Specifications), effective through July 2013. An entity or affiliate who has been placed on the discriminatory vendor list may not submit a bid to contract with a public entity for the construction of a public work as set forth in Florida Statute Chapter 287.134. Any person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a public entity crime may not submit a bid to or contract with a public entity for construction of a public work as set forth in Florida Statute, Chapter 287.133. Bidder shall certify to eligibility in the bid proposal. Bidding Documents may be obtained from: Mills Engineering Company P.O. Box 778 Bronson, Florida 32621 Phone: (352) 486-2872 FAX: (352) 486-2498 The right is reserved to accept or reject any or all bids. Pub.: June 5,12, 2014. -------BRONSON SELF STORAGE 500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up
10B Rosemary Orange Chicken 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon dried rosemary teaspoon pepper1 whole roasting chicken, cut in quarters1 cups orange juice Place onions in large slow cooker. In a bowl, combine the garlic, rosemary and pepper. Sprinkle over chicken quarters. Place chicken in slow cooker. Pour orange juice over chicken, but make sure you dont wash all the herb mixture o the chicken. Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours. Use the dripping/juice from the chicken when making a rice side for extra goodness!Watermelon Jammakes about 7 eight ounce jars6 cups pureed watermelon (remove any seeds prior to pureeing) 4-5 cups white sugar (depending on taste) 1/2 cup bottled or fresh lemon juice 1 packet powdered pectin After pureeing the watermelon, place a colander over large pot and drain juice to catch any wayward seeds. Do not drain away the pulp, just the seeds. Combine watermelon puree, sugar and lemon juice in a large, non-reactive pot. Bring to a boil and let it boil vigorously until the temperature of mixture reaches 220 degrees. is could take from 10-30 minutes depending on how much water the watermelon held. After the puree reaches 220 degrees, add the powdered pectin and boil for another ve minutes. Remove from the heat and pour into clean, sterilized jars. Wipe rims, apply lids and screw on bands. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes. When time is up, remove and let jars cool completely, preferably overnight. When theyre cool enough to handle, test seals. You can eat immediately or store unopened jars in a cool, dark place for up to a yearPennysRecipes Welcome to the kitchen! Penny Lofton, mother of six and grandmother of 12, is always in the kitchen cooking up some homemade goodness trying out new recipes and dusting o old ones! Come on in....lets get cooking!www.facebook.com/pennysrecipes Mad Cow and the GrapevinesDuring calving season at Rocky Hammock Ranch I would drive through the pastures and check the cows. When I found a newborn calf I would put a tag in its ear and also a tattoo. One day I spotted a cow that had a calf the night before but it was not with mama. I searched the pasture and found the calf in a small patch of woods under some vines. I left my truck and was on foot when I found it. I crawled in to where the calf was laying and put the tag in its ear. When I punched the hole in its ear for the tag he went to yellin for mama. By the time I got the tattoo in the ear she had left the other cows and was about six feet from me but she couldnt get through the vines to me. I gathered up my tagging and tattooing tools and slipped out the back way leaving the cow ghting the vines. e calf got tagged and all I got was scratched up a little. Moral of the Story: at was denitely just another good day on the ranch. Contact Bill for a CD at 352/493-2766 or write him at: 8151 NW 77 Place, Chieand, 32626. The Middle School Chapter Scholarship pins went to Miles Carter, Emma Porter, Catilyn Cates, Haley Bertie, Ethan Church and Taeya Mayes. Senior Chapter Scholarship pins were given to Jan Gonthier, Allie Phillips, Landon Smith and Justin Johnson. Bronson FFA Alumni Secretary Amanda Huber presents scholarships ranging from $500 to $700 to Tyler Beauchamp, Landon Smith, Naomi Sloan, Justin Johnson, Rachel Holmes, Candace Hulett and Jared McCoy. An Honorary Chapter Farmer Degree was bellowed upon Tina Hulett, Janice Sloan, Cheryl Johnson, Mary Holmes and Johnny Smith. IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE JournalLevy CountyAnd theres no better place than the Levy County Journal. Contact us today for advertising rates and monthly specials at email@example.com or call 352-486-2312Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923
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