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    Main: Comment and Opinion
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P.O. BOX 117007

P & Z Rejects Two Requests
See Page 14

Annual Coastal Cleanup
See Pages 6 & 10

'Party Patrol. Targets Teens
- .; See Page 16

St. Marks

Gets Mobile

Postal Unit
For nearly two months postal
customers in St. Marks have had
to drive to Woodville to receive
their mail following flooding
damage at the St. Marks Post Of-
fice. Hurricane Dennis ripped
through the coastal area Sunday,
July 10 and storm surge from the
hurricane left flood waters well
up Highway 363.
That all changed Thursday,
Sept. 8 when new Postmaster
John Gouge arrived in town with
a mobile unit. Gouge has saved
residents some driving time but
is still sorting the St. Marks mail
at the Woodville Post Office.
The mobile unit is located next
to the existing post office which
is still waiting for federal clear-
ance to be used as a post office
The two ton truck has been
cleaned up and used for mail
delivery, however more work is
needed before the vehicle will be
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Dennis Also


Hurricane Dennis left behind
more than storm surge and dam-
aged homes following its July 10
scrape with Wakulla County.
Dozens of mosquito spraying
calls have come into the offices
of Veolia Water Systems after the
storm, according to Project Man-
ager Randy Merritt. But state
spraying rules have changed in
recent years and the county can-
not spray unless they are con-
tacted by the public.
The spraying operator must
also find mosquitoes at the spray
site before putting Malathion into
the air. "We've had hundreds of
people calling from Shell Point
and Panacea," said Merritt.
Panacea resident Harry Hilliard
expressed concern about mosqui-
toes and how they are sprayed
on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Health de-
partment officials have warned
residents to stay inside when
mosquitoes are most active or
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Debris Will

Be Removed

Until Sept. 30
Wakulla County residents have
until the end of September to
place debris generated by Hurri-
cane Dennis to the side of the
road for removal after Wakulla
County Commissioners extended
the deadline Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Wakulla County Emergency
Management Director Joe Blan-
chard of the Wakulla County
Sheriff's Office said the Federal
Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) will continue to pay for a
large portion of the debris re-
moval if the county picks up 12.5
percent of the cost.
Blanchard added that he does
not anticipate the overall cost to
the county to exceed $1,000 in the
extended pickup period. The time
for residents to push damaged
houses to the side of the road for
pickup has passed. He estimated
the debris cleanup cost to the
county at approximately $135,000,
FEMA will also pay a portion
of the cost to clean up county
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'Comment & Opinion.....Page 2
Crossword Puzzle........Page 17
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People Page 6

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County Votes

To Go To Four

Day Work Week K

Of The Wakulla News
Hoping to reduce gasoline con-
sumption for Wakulla County
Commission employees, the
board members voted to go to a
four day work week Tuesday,
Sept. 6. The' first Friday to be
eliminated from the work week
will be Friday, Sept. 16.
Commission Chairman Maxie
Lawhon said closing the offices
one day per week would conserve
gasoline and help during the
Hurricane Katrina fuel shortage.
However, state officials said sup-
plies of gasoline and diesel fuel
are returning to their pre-Hurri-
cane Katrina levels despite higher
consumer consumption.
Lavhon said the shorter work
week will allow employees to
save money on gasoline pur-
chases. Commissioner Brian
Langston added that Gov. Jeb
Bush has asked state employees

to conserve by cutting back on
the amount of building lights that
are illuminated.
Lawhon said the change would
be on a temporary basis. "It might
turn out that we like it and stick
with it," said Lawhon. "I think
you're going to see a lot of agen-
cies do this."
The county fuel supply was
never threatened and school
board officials found a supply of
diesel fuel for their buses after
originally being concerned that
they might be short of fuel.
The new county office hours!
are 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday
through Thursdays. Those hours
include all county commission
offices and the Veolia Water Sys-
tems employees.
"If this thing doesn't work, we
can rescind it," Lawhon con-
cluded. The measure passed 4-1
with Commissioner Brian Lang-
ston opposed.

Should Courthouse

Go To Four Day Week?

Of The Wakulla News
After last week's decision by
county commissioners to have
county offices go to a four day
work week as an energy-saving
measure, constitutional officers
in the courthouse were consider-
ing following suit.
Clerk of Courts Brent Thur-
mond acting as the "point man"
for other constitutional officers
- said on Tuesday, Sept. 13 that
he was drafting a memo to the
county commission requesting
the county put its policy down
in writing.
Thurmond said after a meet-
ing with Circuit Judge N. Sand-
ers Sauls, that there was a con-
cern that the offices should be
"consistent and predictable" for
the public.
After the county's vote on
Sept. 6 to go to the four day week

with business hours from 7 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Monday through Thurs-
day .and closed on Fridays, con-
stitutional officers in the court-
house were considering going to
the same hours, though it would
create some logistical problems.
By Monday, Sept. 12, it ap-
peared the offices would stay
with the five day week.
"We're still studying it as an
option," Thurmond said, though
he added that there are "many,
many considerations" to be
worked through before such a
change would be approved.
"In the end, we. aren't con-
vinced this will serve the public
well or save any significant
amount of energy," the clerk said.
"The judges are not here to
throw a wrench in things," Judge
Sauls said. "If that's what the
county decides to do, then we're
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Make A Wish

The air has been filled with butterflies lately, such
as this palamedes swallowtail caught feeding on
glory bower at Purple Martin Nursery. The old
legend goes that, to make a'wish come true, you
must first catch a butterfly and whisper the wish
to it. Since it can't speak, it will carry your wish.

"The students have been heartbroken over the
damage the hurricane has caused to our neigh-
Student A id bors," said a WMS teacher. The eighth grade
started the lunch period small change drive so"
Wakulla Middle School students pass around an that everyone could contribute something. We
American Red Cross bucket during lunch to col- are proud to do our part," said Alyssa Show, the
lect money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. student who initiated the effort.

Board Urged To Cut Millage Rate

A Wakulla County real estate
broker and former county com-
missioner/educator appeared
before the Wakulla County Com-
mission Tuesday, Sept. 6 in an
effort to encourage board mem-
bers to cut taxes in the final
weeks of the 2004-2005 budget
The 2005-2006 budget year be-
gins Oct. 1 and county officials
will be holding public hearings
on the budget and millage rate
during September.
Ted Gaupin of Century 21 and
Florida Coastal Properties, Inc.
told board members that resi-
dents are struggling with the ef-
fects of hurricanes, the high cost
of fuel and increases in their lo-
cal property assessments.
"This tax increase will hurt
those who use ,less 'county ser-
vices more than those who are
homesteaded and usq all the
county services," said Gaupin.
"It's the people who have second
homes here who have purchased
lots that they hope to build on
later. If these groups decide that
taxes are unaffordable, they will

Those who know butterflies are crediting stand-
ing water from the recent storms with this year's
population boom in butterflies. Swallowtails, Gulf
fritillaries, skippers and yellow sulphurs are fly-
ing around the roadsides almost as thickly as the
clouds of swarming lovebugs we come to expect.
In another month, the Monarch butterfly will be
celebrated at the St. Marks National Wildlife Ref-
uge during its annual butterfly festival. (Photo by
Lynda Kinsey)

sell and possibly over-saturate the
market, which will result in de-
clining values. This could hurt the
financial picture for the county
budgets in the next few years."
Gaupin related one story of a
coastal homeowner who saw
taxes increase from $5,000 to
$12,000. "They can't afford the
taxes," he said. "There could be
so many houses on the market
that sales suffer."
Gaupin asked board members
to keep the budget increase at 10
percent and reduce the millage
rate to 7.75 from the present 9.5
"I agree wholeheartedly with
what you said,", said Commis-
sioner Howard Kessler. There are
a number of property owners
who are holding on to non-home-
steaded property to use for fam-
ily reunions and for other pur-
poses, according to Kessler. "They
don't want to sell or make money
off the lot," he said. "They're suf-
fering a squeeze right now."
Former county commissioner
Mike Stewart told board mem-

bers that during his time on the
board the commission adopted
lean budgets without the benefit
of revefiue surpluses.
"We would expect that there
would be justified additional in-
creases in the overall budget this
year," said Stewart. "The tentative
budget that I have seen'for this
upcoming year reveals an in-
crease of approximately 16 per-
cent over last year. The millage
rate required to support the ten-
tative budget would only require:
8.5 mills.
"In simple English, an 8.5 mill*
tax rate will result in a 10.5 per-
cent reduction in every home-:
owner's, ad valorem taxes com-,
pared to the 9.5 mill rate from last*
year, You owe it to the public that-
has so patiently waited for thLe
growth of this county to pay off."
While commissioners won't
have to commit to a final millage
rate until late September, board
members said a reduction from-
9.5 mills to 8.5 is likely. Commis-
sioner Kessler has asked the
board to make an even larger cut
in the millage rate.

School Board Hears

Concern About Taxes

After the sticker shock of see-
ing their tax bills shoot up, a
crowd of people showed up at
the Wakulla County School Board
meeting this week looking for
After an hour and a half of
explaining and placating and
school board members stressing
that they are also taxpayers, the
board approved a millage assess-
ment of 8.707 mills and a budget
of nearly $35 million at the meet-
ing on Monday, Sept. 12.
It's rare for citizens to even
attend school board meetings,
but twice this year first when
Wakulla High School's grade was
dropped to a D, and then at Mon-
day night's budget hearing resi-
dents showed up to express their
Many of the 30 or so residents
at the meeting had second
homes or rental property and saw
their potential tax bill triple when
they received this, year's TRIM
Taxes on properties with a
homestead tax exemption can
only increase three percent per
year, no matter how much the
market value of the property in-

People with non-homestead:
properties saw the value of the:
land and buildings shoot up and-
their taxes with it.
"We are just as frustrated as:
you are," school board member:
Jerry Evans said, as he explained
that the school board actually has,
"very little flexibility" in setting
its millage.
"I'm not sure you're at the right
entity to express your frustra-:
tion," Evans told the audience.
Later in the meeting, he re-_
called a phone call he got just
before the meeting started inii
which he said a resident told him:
that he could understand prop-
erty values increasing. In 19521:
gas cost 18 cents a gallon; nov~
it's around $3 a gallon. But the:
increase in property values was:
sudden rather than gradual-"
Evans said.
Superintendent David Millei-
agreed, saying that he under-n
stood there had been concerns'
at the state level that Wakulla'
County's properties were under-,
valued. But, he asked, "Why did
it have to be made up in one
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:School..................... Page., 9
Sheriffs Report...........Page 16
Sports Page 1?
Week In Wakulla.........Page- 2



Page 2-THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005

Comment and Opinion

Established In Wakulla County In 1895

Community Helped In Family's Recovery

Editor, The News:
I am writing this letter be-
cause I have a heart full, of
thanks. My husband and I suf-
fered house damage during the
storm surge left in the wake of
Hurricane Dennis. In actuality,
we did not suffer nearly as much.
damage as many of our neigh-
bors, but it was still traumatic
nonetheless. We lost about half
of our possessions, and experi-
enced harm to the actual house.
All in all, we will be talking about
it for. years,
: But what we will remember
and speak of is not the loss, but
the provision that the Lord pro-
vided for us in many, many un-
expected ways. Though I will by
no means recall all of the people,
businesses, and organizations
who helped us in our time of
need, there are two that I would
like to personally think publicly.
' First of all, there are not words
enough for the gratitude we have
for our beloved church family-
River of Life. Monday morning,
July 11, we found ourselves in
shock as we stumbled through
the underwater mess that we
used to call a yard.
i As we looked upon docks
piled up in our yard, a waterline
on our house that we couldn't
really believe, and my son's
Tonka dump truck hanging from
what used to be our fence, into
the yard drives our pastor, Henry
Jones. A kinder man I have yet
to meet. As a shepherd tends to
his flock, our, pastor had come
to meet our needs.
' Tuesday morning the youth
pastor, Rocky Russell, and the
youth group from church were
working on our property (and I

Thank You f

Locate Fami
Editor, The News:
Almost three weeks ago my
family had a situation that could
have turned into a tragedy, but
because of a lot of dedicated
people responding fast to help,
it became a miracle instead. I
have lost one of my children to
an accident and the grief is al-
ways there. That day I could only
pray to God that my- daughter,
Susan, would be found safe. My
prayers were answered.
SI believe in the power of
prayer and I also believe in the
compassion, persistence and
hard work these people put in
that day. I would like to thank
each and everyone who helped
look for my daughter in the ex-
treme heat and rugged terrain. I
feel blessed to know our commu-
nity has such wonderful people
i it.
SThe following is a list of the
many people who helped in the
search for my daughter: the St.
Marks National Wildlife Refuge
staff, James Burnett, Jr,, Robin
Will, Larry Anderson, Jeff How-
land, Buddy Aguilera, Doug Scott,
Jeremy Loney, Heide Hobbs, Joe
Rein- man, Joey Lord, Jr. and Bart
Rye; National Forest staff; the


By Lowering

Editor, The News:
" This letter is directed to
Wakulla County Commissioners.
I received my TRIM notice (taxes)
for my property in Wakulla
County. I had a 300 percent in-
crease in my nonhomestead
taxes. I expected an increase be-
chuse with the new appraiser
this was promised for all Wak-
u'llans who own property, espe-
cially the ones with no home-
stead exemption.
* Commissioners, this is the
time to help the citizens of
Wakulla County by reducing the
village rate to six or less! Reduc-
ing the millage rate would off-
set the increase in property taxes,
until we can get state bureaucrats
to realize that they are making a
big mistake in forcing counties
to foot the bill for everything
under the sky. With gas prices at
an all time high, it is becoming
larder and harder for the lower

and middle class to make ends
Commissioners, you are ap-
proving development after devel-

mean working hard) shoveling
seaweed, moving lumber, clear-
ing the muck, and so on. They
even spent time helping our'
neighbors, selflessly and with
good humor.
And they continued to come
back, day after day, for over a
week, as did several indispens-
able women (Angela Pheuffer
and Gilly Garcia) from the church,
who took over the packing and
cleaning while I wandered around
in a daze. Without their help I
would still be there.
Also, the church gave us a sub-
stantial check to get us on our
feet, as well as took up a love
offering the following Sunday
which has enabled us to go far
in the restoration of our home.,
River of Life has truly proven
God's Word that Love Never Fails.
My second heartfelt thanks
goes out to Jason Naumann of
Naumann Realty. Here is a man
who truly believes in this com-
munity, and has blessed us be-
yond measure. Although he lost

or Helping

ly Member
FWC; the Leon County helicop-
ter driver, Lee Majors, pilot-rand
Delacey Peavy for the use of his
helicopter; the Panacea VFD; the
Ochlocknee Bay VFD; and the
Wakulla County Sheriff's Office,
Undersheriff Donnie Crum, Capt.
Randall Taylor, Lt. James Plouffe,
Sgt. Mike Kemp, Dep. Scott Rojas,
Lt. Cliff Carroll, Canine Unit Dep.
Vicki Walker and Emergency
Management, Joe Blanchard.
There were so many others
that I did not,-get to meet and
get their names, but please know
how much I appreciate your help.
I wanted to especially thank Lt.
James Plouffe, and Sgt. Mike
Kemp with the WCSO and Larry
Anderson with the St. Marks
National Wildlife Refuge.
These officers were with us
from the beginning until late in
the night when she was found.
They went beyond what their job
entailed. I feel my daughter was
found safely due to their efforts.
Thanks again to everyone for all
their help. Also thanks, to the
many people who sent out
prayers that day.
Sarah Clifton and Family

i Can Help

3 Millage
opment with no planning for
infrastructure. The-traffic is get-
ting more and more to resemble
Tallahassee, and at this rate will
be another South Florida,
I am hearing every day that
Florida is becoming another Cali-
fornia (too expensive to live in).
Well, guess what, that day is
soon approaching! If secondary
property ownership loses to the
developers or lack of sales be-
cause of high taxes, the state
bureaucrats will have more of a
reason to ask for a "state income
Commissioners, I have looked
at this year's budget and, believe
me, there is plenty of room to
cut items and be able to-lower
the millage rate to six or below!
"Do the right thing," do not
approve any more development
until infrastructure is completed
and lower the millage rate to six
or lower! This could be your last
chance to save Wakulla Countyl!
Don Hudgins

a home in the storm, he was
standing in our wrecked living
room Tuesday morning, helping
us in our time of need.
Thanks to him and his provi-
sion of floor dehumidifiers, our
floors were able to be dried in a
matter of days. He was selfless
in his actions, and our gratitude
is unending. When we called him
to thank him for what he had
done, he told us that he couldn't
imagine our kids having to be in
an environment that was com-
promised by mold or mildew.
I know Jason is a proud father
of two, and it blessed us that he
would think of our precious kids
in a time when he was experi-
encing his own loss.
We also want to send out a
special thanks to the sheriff's
force and county workers who
did so' much and worked so

many hours to get things back
to normal.
Hurricane Dennis was by no
means the catastrophic event
that we have seen in the wake
of Katrina. Our hearts go out to'
the families who have been dis-
placed these last months. It is my
desire to commend those un-
named helpers who have done
so much for so many in the days
following both Hurricane Dennis
and Hurricane Katrina.
From one family who suffered,
albeit only a little, thank you all.
We thank those who helped any-
-one, not just us. Our prayer is
'that each of you will be blessed
tenfold for your kindness. It. is
mighty, mighty good to live in
Wakulla Countyl
Allison and Samuel Mosely
Ochlockonee Bay

Secondary Roads Can't

Support Heavy Trucks.

Editor, The News:
In writing the letter to, the
editor that appeared in the Sept.
1 issue of The Wakulla News, it
seemsI'd succumbed to "Foot-in-
Mouth" disease. The first mis-
take was believing what I read
in a newspaper (Tallahassee
Democrat). I should have known-
better; for having been an offi-
cial spokesman for a Chicago
suburban fire department, and
the founder and official spoke-
man of an Illinois statewide fire
service organization, I was mis-
quoted more often than not!
I should've first tried to com-.
municate with the two county
commissioners quoted, for that
very same reason. Both cared
enough to reach out to me, and
I'm appreciative of both.
According to the thicker play
at journalism..the" focus of the
proposal to curtail big trucks onr
county-maintained routes -was'-
safety. But Dr. Howard Kessler
explained and as said in last
week's edition by the local
scribes the real concern is du-
rability of roadways.
Finally, I could've been more
meticulous in choices of vocabu-
lary. And so I publicly apologize
to Brian Langston, for having la-
belled him, "under-qualified,"
when what I really meant was
"lesser-qualified" in compari-
son to Leon Nettles, who has a
long and truly respectable record
of highly motivated service to his
I hope when Brian Langston's

time as an elected official ends,
it will be equally reflective of
greater concern for the "common
man," as Leon Nettles had, than
certain predominant "special in-
The name of the third person
I criticized' was purposely omit-
ted because he is a. private citi-
zen, He has not yet chosen to
defend his accusation that "truck-
ers are lazy for taking shortcuts."
I trust he's been too busy, driv-
ing in circles.
I've been offered the opportu-
nity to give input into the pro-
posal, and will respond. Readers
should consider this: It is not the
frequency of travel by big trucks
impacting durability of roads, but
whether the weight limits set are
appropriate to their design and
construction, and the f.iijency
of travel by big trucks- e e'.ihg
, hose limits.
Florida DOT patrols are very
aggressive in their oversight .of
big trucks on those highways
maintained by the state. If that
agency can't or won't give ad-
equate emphasis to county road-
ways, the WCSD could equip a
few of its deputies' cars with
portable scales, Years ago, weight
restrictions enforcement by the
Illinois DOT was either suspect
or nonexistent, so it was quite
common for municipalities and
counties to apply such over-
Phil Guzzetta
Alligator Point

Editor, The News:
It has been a difficult few
weeks watching the impact of
Hurricane Katrina on the many
families on the Gulf Coast. What
we often don't realize is the im-
pact these images have on our
children. The sorrow and help-
lessness they feel is no different
than ours, and most often they
don't know what to do with
these feelings. We have all tried
to give as much as we can to re-
lief efforts, even if it is only' a
silent prayer.
What has been surprising has
been the efforts and deep com-
mitment of our children here in
Wakulla County. They have emp-
tied their piggy banks, washed
cars, begged canned food from
their parents ....and, yes, said
many a prayer.
Last weekend on a warm Sun-
day afternoon, our neighbor-
hood children gathered sponta-
neously and organized a lemon-
ade stand and contribution drive,
Within a couple of hours, they
had raised over $100 by serving
cups of cold lemonade and cook-
ies to passersby and by collect-
ing donations from friends and
Their sense of accomplish-

We Erred
An incorrect telephone num-
ber appeared for one of the num-
bers listed in the Sept. 8 issue of
The Wakulla News regarding the
ribbon cutting at ABC Storage
south of Crawfordville. The cor-
rect numbers are 508-5177 and
519-5128. We regret the error.

ment was evident, as they mixed
pitcher after pitcher. More so,
they felt a part of the relief ef-
forts, and a sense of giving and
being part, of something much
bigger than their own worlds.
With a dwindling supply of,
cups, ice, and sunscreen, the
group decided to return this com-
ing weekend, to continue raising
money for, the families and chil-
dren whose lives have been dev-
Oui children invite the com-
r munity to visit their lemonade
stand this weekend, in the after-
noons just inside the entrance
to The. Farm, off Lower Bridge
Road. Be proud, Wakulla County,
your children are making a dif-
Proud Parents
The Farm, Crawfordville

Take A Kid


Thursday. September 15, 2005
BINGO will be held at VFW Post 4538 in Ochlockonee Bay from 6 to 10 p.m.
COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB meets at Posey's Up the Creek in Panacea at noon.
CONTROLLING BLOOD PRESSURE, a health program sponsored by Wakulla Station:
Pharmacy, will be held at the pharmacy from 6 to 7 p.m.
COUNTY COMMISSION will hold a public hearing on proposed comp plan amend-
ments in the commission boardroom at 6 p.m.
JOE HAND, of the state Department of Environmental Protection, will speak on the
decline of water quality at Wakulla Springs in a program at the public library at 7
p.m. The event is sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Wakulla (CCOW), who will
meet following the program.
ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at 12 noon,
SELF-ESTEEM WORKSHOP, sponsored by Healthy Start and Healthy Families Wakulla,
will be held at the health department from noon to 2 p.m. Cyndi Goodwin will
lead the workshop. For information, call Linda Bishop at 926-4975.
SOPCHOPPY ARTS ASSOCIATION will meet at the arts center in Sopchoppy at 6:30
Friday, September 16, 2005
"COMPUTER CLASSES will be held at the senior center at 1:30 p.m.
PICKIN' 'N' GRINNIN' JAM SESSION will be held at the senior citizens center from 10.
a.m, to noon. (Also on Tuesdays.)
Saturday, September 17, 2005
BAKE SALE, a fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Katrina and sponsored by the ladies
of New Life Ministries, will be held in the parking lot at Bob's Auto on U.S. High-
way 319 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
BINGO, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4538, will be held at the post
in Ochlockonee Bay at 6:30 p.m.
COASTAL AWARENESS AND CLEANUP will begin with registration at St. Marks Na-
tional Wildlife Refuge's visitor center beginning at 9 a.m. The cleanup will last
until noon. A free lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Exhibitors will,
display from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
COASTAL' CLEANUP will have registration at Keep Wakulla County Beautiful sites
from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.; the boat ramp in St. Marks, Shell Point Beach, Woolley Park
in Panacea or the Mashes Sand boat parking lot. A free luncheon will follow the'
cleanup at 10:30 a.m. at Woolley Park.
CRAFT AND BAKE. SALE, sponsored by St. Teresa Episcopal Church, will be held at
Hudson Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music will be performed by
PUNT, PASS AND KICK COMPETITION will be held at the recreation park in Medart
beginning at 11 a.m. The event is open to boys.and girls ages 8 to 15.
"UNITED WE STAND." a fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Katrina, will be held at
the Skybox Sports Bar and Grill beginning at noon. The event will feature a horse-
shoe tournament and barbecue dinner plates.
Sunday, September 18, 2005
COMMUNITY WIDE DONATION SALE, to assist Gulf Coast victims of Hurricane Katrina.
will be held at Hudson Park.
Monday, September 19, 2005
TEACHER PLANNING DAY No school for students of Wakulla Public Schools.
4-H TARGET SMASHERS will meet at the livestock pavilion at 6:30 p.m.
CHILDBIRTH CLASS will be held at the health department from 6 to 8 p.m. weekly
through Oct. 3. Participants should bring two pillows for relaxation.
COUNTY COMMISSION meets in the commission boardroom at 6 p.m.
SOPCHOPPY CITY COMMISSION will hold a special budget hearing at city hall in
Sopchoppy at 6:30 p.m.
TIP A COP, a fundraiser to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina, will be held at The
Sandbanks Cafe in Sopchoppy from 4 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, September 20, 2005 *
4-H ARTS 'N' CRAFTERS meet at the livestock pavilion at 6 p.m.
COLLEGE AND CAREER DAY will be held at, Wakulla High School gym from 9 to 11
a.m. Some 50 schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities will be represented.
COUNTY COMMISSION will hold a-workshop on the budget audit in the commission
boardroom at 6 p.m.
E'iABETES SIPPORT GROUP meets it h.heahlh department at 6 p.m.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP wi\v[ mee at the Big bend Hospice office, 2889 Dubreja Place
on- Cr'. fTdville HvI.: fiom r. :., 0 p m' To.-register, call Melanie Lachman 3t
878.5310 ext. 453. .. .. .. : .....
LIONS CLUB ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING will be held in the.senior center at noon.
Lunch will be served for $8 per person.
MOOSE LODGE #2510 meet at the lodge in Panacea Plaza at 7:30 p.m.
USDA FOOD DISTRIBUTION will be held at the St. Marks VFD at 8 a.m. and at the
livestock pavilion in Crawfordville at noon.
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
BRAIN GYM CLASS will be held at the senior citizens center at 10:30 a.m.
USDA FOOD DISTRIBUTION will be held at the Sopchoppy VFD at 8 a.m. and at the
Panacea Women's Club at 11 a.m..
Wakulla High School War Eagle cafe at noon.

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THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005-Page 3

Commission Approves Self Storage Warehouses Near Courthouse

Eleven days after a second
workshop was held to determine
what residents would like to see
the downtown Crawfordville area
look like, Wakulla County Com-
missioners put in their own word,
The board approved a rezon-
ing on 6.05 acres off High Drive
near the Old Courthouse Square
subdivision from R-1 residential
to C-2 general commercial. The
zoning change will pave the way
for Franklin and Ruth Harper to
develop a self storage facility.
Old Courthouse Square resi-
dents Colleen Ruehl, Debbie Gei-
ger and Jamie McCrary said that
they have concerns about the
board changing a nearby parcel
from residential to commercial.
Ruehl asked the board to re-
quire a substantial setback on the
property line when the Harpers
return with their site plan.
McCrary said the commercial de-
*velopment will increase traffic
near Old Courthouse Square and
threaten the safety of children
living there.
Agent Jan Erickson, represent-
ing her parents, told the board
that a self storage facility does
not draw vast quantities of traf-
fic. "All of the surrounding prop-
erty is commercial," she said.
"Where these folks live was com-
Erickson said the facility will
be fenced for security purposes
and she responded to requests for
tree planting on the Harper site
by stating that the Old Court-
house Square property had many
trees on it until developers cut
them all down.
Commissioner Ed Brimner
said residents have a valid buffer
zone concern. "I don't think it's
unreasonable," he stated.
Commissioner Howard Kessler
said residents in the subdivision
have a reasonable expectation
that residential property nearby
will remain residential.
"I think we can address their
concerns when we get the site
plan," said .Commissioner Brian
Is Sept 20,21
Second Harvest of the Big
Bend and the Wakulla County
Clerk's office are spearheading a
USDA food distribution on Tues-
day and Wednesday, Sept. 20 and
Sept. 21 at four Wakulla County
The Sept. 20 distribution will
be held at 8 a.m. at the St. Marks
Volunteer Fire Department and at
noon at the livestock pavilion in
The distribution shifts to the
Sopchoppy Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment at 8 a.m. Sept. 21, At 11 a.m.,
the distribution will conclude at
the Panacea Women's Club.
Participants are required to reg-
ister at each distribution site. In-
dividuals who usually pick up in
St. Marks are encouraged to do
so to ensure St. Marks continues
as a pickup point.
The USDA commodities are
available to anyone meeting the
current income guidelines. A
household of one is eligible if
their income is $12,411 or less and
each additional person in the
household allows an additional
$4,238 to be added to the total
income. A household of two may
have a total income of $16,649
and still qualify for the food com-

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Langston. "I think the town-
houses are out of place. I wish I
had been on the board when they
came up" for approval.
Board members voted 4-1 in
favor of the rezoning, with Com-
missioner Kessler voting in the
minority, stating that the board

should be listening to the con-
cerns of the neighbors.
In other planning and zoning
matters in front of the Wakulla
County Commission Tuesday,
Sept. 6:
The board approved a rezon-
ing application from Jared and

Nichole Harvey on one acre on
Fulton Harvey Road in Craw-
fordville. The change was from
Agriculture to RR-1 residential.
The final plat application for
the Heron Point subdivision was
approved. The 17.15 acre subdivi-
sion is located off Surf Road in

Ochlockonee Bay. The applicant
is the O'Bay Partners and 32 lots
will be constructed inside the
A final plat application was
approved for the Naumann Part-
nership for .79 of an acre at Drift-
wood Drive in Ochlockonee Bay.

The applicant shifted three lots
on the property.
A final plat was approved for
Camelot Phase III on 5.15 acres
at the southwest corner of Coun-
try Way and Trice Lane in Craw-
fordville. The development will
include 41 townhouse lots.

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William T. Dean
William T. "Bill" Dean, 78, of
ihattahoochee died Friday, Sept.

TIwo Church

Services Set
M The Crawfordville United
methodist Church will resume its
30.a.m. and 11 a.m. worship
mres beginning this weekend.
during the summer months a
mbined service was held at
:30 a.m.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, the two
rvices will resume. A nursery
ill be available for children un-
r school age. The Sunday
school program will begin with
an assembly prior to the regular
asses at 9:45 a.m. in the church
llowship hall.
An elementary age children's
&ioir will meet at 5 p.m. in the
41llowship hall on the first
wednesday in October. To regis-
ter a child, call the church office.
Meals are served each Wednes-
day at 6 p.m. followed by youth
tivities at 6:30 p.m. The church,
located at the corner of Arran
ad and Ochlockonee Street in
a-awfordville. For more informa-
t 'n, call the church at 926-7209.

Program Held

For Nelson
SRocky Mount Church of Christ,
5 Dogwood Avenue in Craw-
f2rdville, will be hosting a pas-
t'r appreciation program on Sun-
Scry, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. for Minis-
t r Derrick Nelson. The apprecia-
tyon programs will continue
t rough Oct. 16.
, Missionary Ethel Mae Skipper
d Sopchoppy and her congrega-
ton at the Carrabelle Church of
(hrist will render the service.
*lery0nee is invited to attend.
ake Sale -.

To Raise Funds
The ladies, of New Life Minis-
tries will host a bake sale fund-
raiser Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9
a.m. until 1 p.m. in the parking,
lot of Bob's Auto on U.S. Highway
319 north of Crawfordville.
Money raised by the bake sale
will benefit Hurricane Katrina
victims. Church members have
already helped by sending sup-
plies to storm victims in Hancock
County. MS. Everyone is invited
to attend the sale.

Craft, Bake

Sale Planned
A craft fair and bake sale with
live music will be held Saturday,
Sept, 17 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
at Hudson Park in Crawfordville.
The event will feature the
music of student band Radio-
ActiveMaterial. The event is .be-
ing sponsored by St. Teresa Epis-
copal Church and members invite
everyone to bring a favorite pho-
tograph to customize on a T-shirt.
Everyone is invited to attend.

IvanAssemblyof God
202 Ivan Church Road

Pastor Bryan Maness
Sunday School................. 10 a.m.
Sunday Worship..... ....... 11 a.m.
Evening Worship................ 6 p.m.
Wednesday Service...... 7:30 p.m.
& Youth Service................. 7 p.m.
Royal Rangers............... 7:30 p.m.
Missionettes.................. 7:30 p.m.


The funeral service was held
Monday, Sept. 12 at Hardaway
Assembly of God Church with
burial at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be
made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723
Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee,
FL 32308.
He was a retired carpenter and
mechanic and attended Hard-
away Assembly of God Church,
Survivors include his wife of
35 years, Joanna H. Dean of
Chattahoochee; two sons, Will-
iam Thomas Dean, Jr. of Gadsden
County and David Dean of Tam-
pa; a daughter, Darlene Williams
of Live Oak; two brothers, John
Dean of Hardaway and Ben Dean
of Chattahoochee; three sisters,
Bernice Brinkley and Vernice
Drake, both of Crawfordville, and
Myrtice Sunday of Bainbridge,
GA; 14 grandchildren; arid 16
great-grandchildren. ,
Culley's MeadowWood Fu-
neral Home in Tallahassee was
in charge of the arrangements.
Kenneth J. Jackson
Kenneth Jerome Jackson, 45, of
Tallahassee died Wednesday,
Sept. 7,
The funeral service was held
Saturday, Sept. 10 at New Mount
Zion AME Church with burial at
Southside Cemetery.
A lifelong resident of Tallahas-
see, he was a member of New
Mount Zion AME Church and
served on the church Usher
Board. He was a teacher's aide.
Survivors include his father,
Martea Calloway, Jr. and wife
Malinda of Tallahassee; his
mother, Alta May Jackson of Tal-
lahassee; four brothers, Clarence
Calloway of Orlando, Earl Wayne
Calloway of Crawfordville, Martea
Calloway of Tampa and Martea
M. Calloway of Lawtey; five sis-
ters, Robin Elizabeth Davis, Sarah
D. Bowens of Lake Mary, Linda
Jean Calloway and Regina Callo-
way, both of Orlando, arid Shan-
*dra Calloway of Tallahassee; and
a devoted friend, Carmen Beasley
*of Tallahsg-ee. '
Strong & Jones Funeral Home
in Tallahassee was in charge of
the arrangements.
Tyrone J. Lindsey
Tyrone James Lindsey, 53, of
Tallahassee died Monday, Aug.
The funeral service was held
Saturday, Sept. 10.at New Mount
Zion Missionary Baptist Church
in Wakulla Station with burial at
Southside Cemetery in Tallahas-
l He had lived most of his life
in Wakulla Station and Tallahas-
see. He was a cook for Cracker
Barrel Restaurant and a member
of New Mount Zionr Missionary
Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother,
Pearlie Mae Lindsey of Wakulla
Station; a devoted companion
and caregiver, Lillie Muse of Tal-
lahassee; a son, Anthony Jackson
of Woodville; four daughters,
Stephanie Lindsey, Nikki Lindsey
and Valerie Lindsey, all of Talla-

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Sopehoppy, FI., 962-3774
Pastor John S. Dunning
(From Rhema Bible Training Center)

Sunday School

9:30 a.m.

worship 10:30 a.m.

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hassee, and Tiffany Lindsey of
Shadeville; three brothers, Mi-
chael Lindsey and wife Linda of
Tallahassee, and Ronald Lindsey
and Willie Lindsey and wife
Shirley, all of Wakulla Station;
four sisters, Diane Lindsey and
Jenella Lindsey, both of Wakulla
Station, Sherry Farmer and hus-
band L.C. and Dearlene McQueen
and husband Marion, all of
Valdosta, GA; a host of halfbroth-
ers and sisters; four grandchil-
dren, Kroun Lindsey, Derisha
Jones, Deshea Jones and Tyron
Forrest; three uncles, Willie Wil-
son of Wakulla Station, Jimmy
Wilson and wife Elrea of Talla-
hassee, and Morris Moore and
wife Savannah of Bonifay; an
aunt, Ann Moore of Bonifay; a
great-uncle, Rochelle Nicholson of
Crawfordville; and a host of neph-
ews, nieces and cousins.
Strong & Jones Funeral Home
in Tallahassee was in charge of
the arrangements.
Bessie L. R. Linzy
Bessie Loraine Rose Linzy, 86,
of Crawfordville died Monday,
Sept. 12 in Tallahassee.
The funeral service will be
held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept.
15 at Crawfordville First Baptist
Church with burial at Craw-
fordville Cemetery. Family will
receive friends from 6 p.m. until
8 p.m, Wednesday, Sept, 14 at
Harvey-Young Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be
made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723
Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee,
FL 32308 or Crawfordville First
Baptist Church Memory Gardens,
3086 Crawfordville Highway.,
Crawfordville, FL 32327.,
She retired from Hood's De-
partment Store in Homestead.
She had lived in Homestead for
many years until she moved back
to Crawfordville in 1965, where
she lived until her death. She was
married to Ben Linzy for 59 years
and was a member of Craw-
fordville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a devoted
sister. Katherine Woods of Craw-
fordville; a niece, Kathy Lawhon
and husband Larry of Craw-
fordville; three nephews, Gene
Strickland and wife Brenda and
Ken Strickland and wife Suellen,
all of Crawfordville, and Richard
Strickland and wife Callie of
DeFtiniak Springs; five great-
nephews, Jason Lawhon, Jeremy
Lawhon, Jes Strickland, Ben
Strickland and David Sellick; two
great-nieces, Jennifer Overton
and Courtney Brogan; three great-
great-nieces, Ava Kathryn Law-


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Adult Sunday School 10:30 a.m.
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Church Of Christ
Corner of Winthrop & Byrd St.
Sunday: Bible Study...............9:30 a.m.
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 5 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible Study...............7 p.m.
Visitors Are Welcome!
Home Bible Courses available...
please call for details, 962-2213

St. Elizabeth .
Ann Seton ,,

CatholicCh r
Mass 9 AM Sunday
Sunday School 10 AM
Father James MacGee, Pastor
3609 Coastal Hwy. (US 98)

S!Saint Teresa
1 Episcopal

1255 Rehwinkel Rd.
At the comer of Rehwinkel Rd. & U.S. 98
Sunday School
Holy Eucharist 8:30 AM
Youth & Adults 9:30 AM
Children 10:30 AM
Worship 10:30 AM
Father John Spicer

hon, Charis Sellick and Savannah
Strickland; a sister-in-law, Ida
Moore of Crawfordville; a devoted
nephew, Audrey Carter and wife
Sue of Tallahassee; five great-
great-nephews, Jaren Lawhon,
Jonah Lawhon, Jared Sellick, An-
drew Sellick and Colby John Bro-
gan; and numerous nieces and
nephews of the Rose and Linzy
Harvey-Young Funeral Home in
Crawfordville is in charge of the
Josie B. Rosier
Josie Bell Rosier, 85, of North
Highlands, CA died Saturday,
Sept. 3.
A home-going service was held
Saturday, Sept. 10 at Mount Trial
Primitive Baptist Church in
Sopchoppy with burial at Buck-
horn Cemetery.
A native of Wakulla County,
she was a beautician, substitute
teacher, child care provider and:
home health aide. She volun-
teered at local hospitals and
joined New Testament Baptist
Church near Sacramento, 'CA in
For many years she was an
active member of many auxilia-
ries,- including the Senior Usher
Board, Women's Mission and
Women's Choir. She was an avid
Sunday school participant. She
was a devoted wife to George W.
Strong & Jones Funeral Home
in Tallahassee was in charge of
the arrangements.

Announces Two
Student Openings
1 Kindergarten.
1 First Grade
'The difference that lasts a lifetime'
Call 926-5583 for info.

Keep Wakuifa Countiy Beautifuf
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Panacea Park

Baptist Church
24 Mission Road, Panacea
Sunday School' 10 A.M.
Worship 11 A.M.
Wed. Prayer Meeting 7 P.M.
Pastor Jerry Spears

Church of Wakulla County
Hwy. 98, Across from WHS
Web site:
Sunday School 9:15 a.rm.'
Worship M 10:30 a.m.
Pre-School M-F (3-5 Years)
Pastor David W. Raetz
Church 926-7808 Pre-School 926-5557

Baptist (burcb
9:30 AM Sunday School
10:30 AM Worship Service
6:00 PM Women & Men Ministries
7:00 PM Worship Service
Wednesday Evening:
7:00 PM Youth, Missions, and
Adult Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
Pastor Gary Tucker 926-3217

r ~ United Methodist Church
Sunday Contemporary Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School for ill ages -10 a.m.
SundayWorship -11 a.m.
Wednesday Service 7 p.
1584 Old Woodville Rd.
Wakulla Station
PastotJohn Peavey
.'The end of your search for a friendly church"

Pioneer Baptist
Church (SBC)
Sunday School 9:15 a.m.
Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.

David G. Smith
David G. Smith, 57, of Craw-
fordville died Friday, Sept. 9 in
The funeral service was held
Monday, Sept. 12 at Harvey-Young
Funeral Home ih Crawfordville
with burial at St. Elizabeth Cem-
etery in Medart.' Memorial con-
tributions may be made to Cov-
enant Hospice, 1545 Raymond
Diehl Road, Suite 102, Tallahas-
see, FL 32308.
A native of Adamsville, AL, he
had lived in Crawfordville for 22
years after moving from Tallahas-
see, He retired from Tallahassee
Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include 'his wife,
Rachell Smith of Crawfordville;
three daughters, Cherrie Barbree
and husband, Henry of Craw-
fordville, Stephanie Edenfield
and husband Michael of Grand
Ridge and Emily Jones and hus-
band Brian of Marianna; two sis-
ters, Mary Ann Cochran of Craw-
fordville and Iresse Albritton of
Birmingham, AL; three brothers,
Ronald Smith, Boyd Smith and
Lloyd Smith, all of Adamsville,
AL; six grandchildren; and a host
of nieces and nephews.
Harvey-Young Funeral Home in
Crawfordville was in charge of
the arrangements.
Annie B. Williams
Annie Bell Williams, 85, of
Crawfordville died Friday, Sept. 2
in Warner Robins, GA.
The funeral service was held
Saturday, Sept. 10 at New Bridge

Hope Missionary Baptist Church
in Crawfordville with burial at
Southside Cemetery in Tallahas-
A native of Manning, SC, she
lived in Wakulla Station for 26
years and in East Chicago, IN for
a year. She was a member of New
Bridge Hope Missionary Baptist
Survivors include a daughter,
Margie McCuthen, and other rela-
Strong & Jones Funeral Home
in Tallahassee was in charge of
the arrangements.

Word Of Faith
14 "But the word is very near, in your
mouth and in your heart, that you
may do it.
16 "in that I command ybu today to
love thle LORD your God, to walk in
His ways, and to keep His com-
mandments, His statutes, and His
judgments, that you may live and
multiply; and the LORD your God will
bless you in the land that you go to
19 "I call heaven and earth as wit-
nesses today against you, that I
have set before you life and death,
blessing and cursing; therefore
choose life, that both you and your
descendants may live.
20 "that you may love the LORD
your God, that you may obey His
voice, and that you may cling to Him,
for He is your life and the length of
your days; and that you may dwell
in the land that the LORD swore to
your fathers, to Abraham, Issac, and
Jacob, to give them."
Deuteronomy 30-14,16,19,20

Crawfordville United Methodist Church
II r Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
UNITED Pastor Gary Morrisme Grow With
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Worship Service 11 a.m. Activities 6:45 p.m.

1391 Crawfordville Highway. Crawfordville, FL 32327
General Office Hours: Monday Friday 9 a.m. 1 p.m.
Office 850-926-5152 Fax 850-926-5825 School Office 850-926-5583
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3086 Crawfordville Hwy.
(South of the Courthouse)
Church Office: 926-7896

Youth .

Early Worship 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Fellowship Meal 6:00 p.m.
(call for reservations)
Prayer/ Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
CrossTraining (Youth) 7:00 p.m.
Children's Events 6:30 p.m.

117 Curtis Iill Road, Sopchoppy

Weodesdy 7PM -Paerot wede a Yout& Cmde tPrograms

Maurice Langston, Pastor
Randy Anderson, Minister of Music
Vicki.Anderson, Youth Director
Jerry Evans, Mike Crouch, Bernie Kemp ~ Musicians

1Hwy 319 Medart,
Office 926-5265
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THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005-Page 5


By Ethel Skipper

A thought for the week: Here
is a challenge for you. On a sheet
of paper make a list of the most
important things in your life, in
order, of priority.
Now take out your weekly
schedule, and make a list of the
weekly activities on which you
spend your time during the
week, ranked in order of hours
spent on each. You can leave out
sleeping, since we are concerned
with waking hours.
Now take out your check book
or credit card statement and
make a list of the things on
which you spend money, ranked
in order of dollars spent on each.
Which do you think reflects
your true priorities, the first list
or the lists that show how you
spend your time and money? The
Bible urges us to consider our
ways, with a view of setting our
priorities straight.
Our prayers and concern go
out to people all over the United
States of America and other
countries. How can we forget
those people in need of help all
over this world? Let us do what-
ever we can in alms and deeds
but, most of all, let us know who
is in charge our Lord Jesus
The Williams family would
like to thank the churches, fami-
lies, friends, and community for
helping us in our time of need.
This is just a kind word of thanks
for everything that you have
done for us. May God bless you,
the Williams family Sylvester
and Alice.
We wish a happy birthday to
Crystal Green on Sept. 19. She
will be sweet 16. You are a sweet
person, from your grandparents.
We love you.
Eva Johnson wishes a. happy
birthday to Mother Doris Mack-
ey, Mother Mary Bell, Mother
Mary J. Kelly, and her son, Eddie
Branner on Sept. 16.
On Saturday, Sept. 17 the
Miracle Deliverance Church will
be at the outreach on Surf Rd. to
render a fellowship service for
the Carrabelle Church of Christ
Written In Heaven. Everyone is
On the fourth Sunday in Sep-
tember Mt. Olive No. Two Church
and Pastor Hayes will render,
morning worship service at the
Carrabelle Church of Christ Writ-

ten In Heaven. We welcome you
to fellowship with us.
Burney Temple First Born
Church will be in their pastor
anniversary this week. On Sept.
15, Bishop W. Reed and New
Hope Church will be in charge.
On Sept. 16, Thessolonia M.B.
Church with Minister Bell will be
in charge. On Sept. 17, Zion Hill
P.B. Church with Pastor Elder
Ervin Donaldson will be in
charge. On Sunday service will
be rendered by Macedonia
Church with Elder Andrew Mor-
ris. Host pastor is presiding El-
der Clifford Williams. Everyone
is welcome.

By Linda Walker
Hi neighbors, where did our
cool mornings and nights go?
Yuk, it's hot again. I am ready for
my kind of weather cold, cold,
Listen up people: Do not for-
get the car wash and bake sale
on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Sun-
set Grill. This is a fundraiser for
Hurricane Katrina's victims. All
the fun will begin at 8 a.m. And
if you know how to bake, then
do so and get in touch with Pat
or Christy at 925-6227.
Also, two young ladies in St.
Marks are starting a children's
clothes drive for the kids who
lost everything due to Katrina.
The clothes will be taken to the
disaster area in about two weeks.
So go through your children' or
grandchildren' clothes and give
some up for this great cause. You
can contact Melissa or Sharon at
925-7719 for drop off or pick up.
Neighbors, in case you don't
know yet, we have a kinda, sorta,
like a post office in town. It is a
mobile unit, being manned by
our new postmaster; John Gouge.
He is trying very hard to meet
all of our postal needs, except he
will not be open 24-7.
Excuse me. We were so spoil-
ed by having the best postmas-
ter in the state for so many )eaxs
-And we do miss you, Pat Ward.
But we need to give this new guy
a chance. We are new to him as,
well. And at last we get our mail
here in town. I think the hours
are 10 a.m. to noon and then 1:30
p.m. to 4:30 p.m. And we do want
to thank Debra and Juanita for
going beyond the call of duty to.
insure that we got our mail. -
And for those of you still be-
ing visited by the black bears, try
to tolerate them for a few more

months. I think they go to bed
or something when it gets cold
It's good to see Ms. Joy feel-
ing better with her bad ankle
(spider bite) and looking like
she's 18 again. Where does she
get that energy? I think Alex and
Gazie Hobbs and Mrs. Margaret
Pelt take her to the Fountain of
Youth and she's just not telling.
Neighbor alert: We do have a
leash law in St. Marks. Please
control your pets. I've gotten sev-
eral calls about a beautiful little
black Dachshund running up and
down the streets. We have a lot
of traffic and this dog is going
to get run over. Please take care
of your pets.
Now, lets wish Bob Stover
happy birthday on Sept. 16 and
Bob Carey on Sept. 17.
On our prayer list please pray!
for peace, our town, our families
and all of those not named here.


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__ Volunteers Will Clean The Coast Sept. 17

Belinda Jones And Mitch McElroy

Belinda Jones Engaged

To Marry McElroy

Belinda Jones of Sopchoppy
and Mitch McElroy of Craw-
fordville announce their engage-
ment and upcoming wedding.
The bride-elect is a third grade
teacher at Medart Elementary
School. Her fiance is operations

manager for TYA Pharmaceuticals
in Tallahassee.
The wedding will be, held Sat-
urday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. on the
beach at. St. George Island.
Friends and relatives are invited
to attend.

Drive Seeks Hygiene Products

The Crawfordville Woman's
Club will host a donation drive
for personal hygiene products for
Hurricane Katrina disaster vic-
tims. Club members are asking
for items such as diapers, wipes,
soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste,
deodorant, tampons, pads, toilet
paper, skin care products and.....
more; ,. .
The drive will be held Satur-
day, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. until-2
p.m. at the club. If special arrange-

Free Bicycle
Helmets Offered
A, special tent will be set. up
at the Coastal Cleanup in Woolley
Park on Sept. 17. This tent repre-
sents the Epilepsy Association of
the Big Bend.
The Epilepsy Association is
offering free bicycle helmets to
the first 70 young folks who pick
up trash at the cleanup and who
arrive at their tent after 10:45 a,m;
:The funding for this program
was provided by a grant from the
Florida Department of Transpor-
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it pays to keep Wakulla County

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Katrina Victims
The Gulf Coast needs help and
Wakulla County residents will
have their chance'to assist those
in need.
A community-wide donation
sale will be held at Hudson Park
in Crawfordville Sunday, Sept. 18,
Residents are asked to gather
anything they have around the
house that can be sold for place-
mnent on individual tables at the
The proceeds from the sale
will be collected and donated to
the relief effort to help those suf-
fering from Hurricane Katrina.

Meeting Is Slated
The Wakulla County Health
Care Task Force will hold a com-
inunity meeting Wednesday,
Sept. 14 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30
p.m. at the Wakulla County Pub-
lic Library, 4330 Crawfordville
Highway. Hors doeuvres will -be
served from 5:30 p.m. until 6 p.m.

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Of Keep Wakulla County Beautiful
"Ijust want to give back to my
community," she answered when
I asked her why she signed up
for the Coastal Cleanup this com-
ing Saturday, Sept. 17, The young
lady, a cheerleader from Wakulla
High School, voiced maturity and
empathy. She made sure she
knew the time and place to ar-
rive on Saturday.
: I told her to arrive between
8:30 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. at any of
the Keep Wakulla County Beau-
tiful sites: the boat landing at St.
Marks, Shell Point Beach, Wool-
ley Park in Panacea or the
Mashes Sand boat parking lot
where big Fed Ex trucks will
mark our sites. Then I asked her
to come to Woolley Park around
10:30 a.m. for a Sprint luncheon,
T-shirts, Litter Loot, and to pick
up information at a couple of
educational booths. Bringing
blankets or folding chairs to sit-;
on will make the day more pleas-
Katrina and its aftermath has
changed the tone of the Coastal,
Cleanup. In the past, the Coastal.
Cleanup has been seen as a ser-
vice project, just one of many
chores it takes to keep our com-
munity clean. Now, we all know
for certain that a storm such as
Katrina could have come our
way! Our families are safe. Most
of our homes have escaped the
worst of the past couple of
storms. In comparison to New
Orleans, we are extremely fortu-
nate, and we are grateful.
Donna Edwards, chairman of
the 2005 Coastal Cleanup, has
found it easy to find friends who
want to help coordinate our mas-
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just beaches, but all low lying
areas subject to flooding.
"I've had an overwhelming re-
sponse from my friends and
,neighbors around the county.
Many volunteered their time
immediately after Dennis," she
We used to have a difficult
time convincing volunteers how
roads and public places in the
south part of Wakulla County are
considered coastal and should be
cleaned up. We don't have to
explain any more how waters can
rise and cover huge land areas
and, upon receding, leave debris
hanging from tree branches, and
littering our county well inland.
What we could use, which is dif-
ferent this year, is for older vol-
unteers to wear boots so that
they can walk in marshy areas
to retrieve the trapped trash.
Businesses in Wakulla County
are extremely supportive this
year. They have made sure we
have the finances to hold this
huge cleanup, and many busi-
nesses are going the extra mile
by organizing teams of volun-
teers. While Sprint covers the
cost of the luncheon, we.have
been able to make its support go
even further because Winn-Dixie
has jumped in 'to help as well,
by giving us the hot dog buns
and condiments and lowering
prices on other foods.
We have discussed the details
of the Coastal Cleanup several
times right here in The Wakulla

News. Spreading the word makes
the world of difference, and a
weekly paper keeps up the en-
thusiasm, Each year in The
Wakulla News, we let volunteers
know the date and time of the
cleanup, then. we discuss our
findings from the cleanup here,
as well.
Wakulla Bank is supporting
the cleanup, has helped us with
our public relations in The
Wakulla Area Times, and is send-
ing volunteers to assist us. The
Wakulla Area Times also gave us
the space to tell how the cleanup
works, and showed our need by
placing a picture of a volunteer
on its cover.
Citizens Bank volunteers will
attend the cleanup, too, and the
bank is supporting the cleanup,
which, needs other items like
gloves, crab nets, and pickers.
Ray and Linda Boles are find-
ing that more business owners
and friends are willing to encour-
age our volunteers with Litter
Loot than ever before. Litter Loot
always makes a fun ending to a
morning of hard work. These are
just a few of the businesses who
are going the "extra mile" to help
us this year,
From volunteers who help
because they want to "give back"
to the community to businesses
who actively support the clean-
up, we are expecting this coastal
cleanup to do a lot of good for
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Hurricane Katrina did a num-
ber on the beautiful coastline of
Alabama, Mississippi and the
City of New Orleans. It was so
sad to see that many people just
did not want to leave their
homes on account of their pets.
Many had to pay the price for
not leaving in time. It broke my
heart to see all the people and
pets on rooftops with no place
to go.
Let us not forget the scope of
the disaster. Ninety thousand
square miles of destruction is
very hard to imagine. Rescues
were slow in coming. The water
that was surrounding the build-
ings made things so much harder.
People had to be picked off the
roofs by helicopters manned by
our Coast Guard who did an in-
credible job of saving lives.
Some communities have start-
ed the process of providing shel-
ter space for people as well as
their pets. Not very many shel-
ters do this, however. There are
moments when I actually like the
press. The sound of abandoned
animals howling in the night,
seeing them on rooftops hungry
and thirsty, made quite an impact
on the public and millions of TV
viewers wrote to the networks
and cable stations to do some-
I have the distinct feeling that
in the future, in order to save
human lives, the prospect of hav-
ing shelters where animals are
welcomed is good. The Humane
Society of America and other
humane organizations have been
fighting for shelters where pets
can find refuge with their own-
It might be hard for some
people to understand that ani-
mals mean a great deal to their
owners. For some elderly people,
a dog or a cat is the only com-
panionship they have. It is the
only thing that makes them want
to get up in the morning. Hu-
mans have a responsibility to
take care of our canine and fe-
line friends.
The Humane Society ot.the
United States. ASPCA and many
other organizations are on site at
the disaster. They are working
incredible hours to rescue ani-
mals and try to reunite them
with their owners. A donation to
any ofthese organizations would
be much appreciated.
CHAT of Wakulla and the
Wakulla Animal Shelter are ask-
ing for donations of cat or dog
food and money. We will see to
it that it gets to the place where
help is most needed.
Please, have your animals
spayed or neutered. Our grant
money for small animals is al-
ready gone but we have plenty
of dollars left for the spaying or
neutering of animals that weigh
45 pounds at the time of surgery.
Call the Wakulla Animal Shelter
for more information at 926-0890.

Kennedy Named

To TCC Board
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to the Tallahassee Community
College Alumni Association
Board of Directors in June,
Kennedy is the granddaughter of
John Pigott, a founder of TCC who
oversaw the transformation from
junior, college. Pigott served on
the' seven member Advisory Com-
mittee that selected Dr. Fred
Turner as the school's first presi-
dent. He served from 1965 to
Pigott also served on the Board
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rectors of the TCC Foundation in
the 1980s. He was chairman of
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Kennedy is employed by Wa-
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Capital City Bank Awards

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the Weatherization Program. If you have previously had i
work done under this program, there is a 7 year waiting -7,;7
period before you can reapply. If you suffered any
damage to your house/mobile home caused by the IfYTj .A
storms, the waiting period will be waived and you can Quei Pa
reapply. The Weatherization Program is for low income Calil i
families and the goal is to cut down on energy loss by Cordina
replacing or sealing old or broken doors and windows 8592 -62
where heat and air come in or escape. Some appliances
may be replaced if it meets certain criteria. Heat and A ,
air systems can be tuned up or repaired and under :
certain circumstances the unit may be replaced. -
Applications are available Monday-Thursday, 8-5 Iiiu Iin
at the Wakulla County Housing Department.
11 Bream Fountain Rd., Crawfordville, FL.

The Wakulla Professional and

Business Women's Association
The 2005 Annual Fundraiser Fall Fling
A Night OfJazz At Mardi Gras -

Friday, Oct. 7 6:30 p.m. Midnight
Shop The Silent Auction Until Dinner At 7:30
And Dance From 8 Until Midnight
Wakulla Senior Citizen's Center Banquet Room
(Located On Michael St. next to the new health department building in Crawfordville)

$50 Per Person Or Sponsor A Table!
Tickets Can Be Purchased Through Our Membership Chairperson,
Linda Boles, At Rascal Auto Sales, Crawfordville 926-6222

Seating is limited so get your tickets early!
Tickets will not be sold at the door
Proceeds go to support our annual scholarship
fund for a high school senior and an adult learner returning to school
The Wakulla Professional & Business Women's Association is an organization in
Wakulla County serving to educate and support women in our community.
We currently provide two $1,000 scholarships each year and for the past two
years we've been able to add a third equal scholarship due to
the success of our annual Fall Fling Fundraiser.


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Sopchoppy Arts Group

Will Meet On Sept. 15

Janice And Lonnie Brown

Browns Will Celebrate

50th Anniversary

i Lonnie and Janice Brown of
Ciawfordville will celebrate their
5dth wedding anniversary on Sat-
u day, Sept. 24 with a reception
at Beulah Baptist Church from 2
p.m. until 4 p.m. The church is
located at 55 Lower Bridge Road
in; Crawfordville.
Lonnie is retired from the U.S.
Air Force. He served in Japan,
Korea, Tripoli, Libya, Vietnam,
Thailand, Panama, Puerto Rico,
Alaska and the continental
United States. Janice is a home-

The couple has four children,
Lynn Brown and wife Sue of
Sunnyvale, CA, and Deborah
Hutchinson and husband Greg,
Dondi Brown and wife Christia
Lee, and Maria Lawson and hus-
band Bill, all of Crawfordville; and
five grandchildren, Josh Brown,
Aja Brown, Noah Brown, Marissa
Lawson and Tally'Brown.
No local invitations will be
sent. All family and friends are
invited to attend. The couple re-
quests no gifts.

Mr. And Mrs. Fredrick J. DeBaufer

Trina R. Alford Is

Married To DeBaufer

Trina Reames Alford of Pana-
cea and Fredrick Jake DeBaufer of
Panacea were married Saturday,
Sept, 10 on Live Oak Island.,
The bride is the daughter of
Wanda..Chadwell Rekle and
Jefferson Alford of Woodville.

The groom, is the son of Fred W.
DeBaufer of Panama City .and.
Krista and Monty Metcalf of Pana-
, The couple took a honeymoon
trip to Live Oak Island and is re-
siding in Panacea.

Griffin Publishes Poems

Panacea poet Theiesa R. Grif-
fin recently published her first
book with Publish America of
Baltimore, MD. The 101 page
book is titled Simply Speaking
From My Heart.
The book retails for $14.95 and
is available through www.Publish
America.com. The book contains
poems of everyday situations and
the humor that can be found in
life as well as spiritual and inspi-
ration work.
Griffin recently wrote the
poem "Waves of Sorrow" which
is dedicated to the survivors of

Hurricane Katrina,
Griffin, 55, is a native of Talla-
hassee but moved to Pahacea 12
years ago with her husband,
Ralph Edward Griffin. They have
four children and eight grandchil-
dren. Theresa is the daughter of
Walter G. and Eloi.se Taff Rinkel.
The Griffins operate the Broth-
erly Love Ministries in the old
NAPA Auto Parts store near the
Wakulla County Courthouse in'..
Crawfordville, The non-denomi-
national Christian fellowship
meets Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.

Autumn Expo Is Planned

The Crawfordville Woman's
Club will host its third women's
business event, Autumn Expo, on
Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9, a.m.
until 2 p.m. at the club house,
A collection box will be set up
for personal hygiene items for
disaster victims of Hurricane
Katrina and the club will host a
bake sale.
Some of the businesses partici-

pating include: Perfect Picks,
Wakulla.com, Tote This, The Pam-
pered Chef, Avon, Creative Memo-
ries, Premiere Designs Jewelry,
Mary Kay, Art de Mexico, Long-
aberger, Juice Plus, SeneGence
Seneceuticals, Curves, Carlton's
Country Candles, Home Interiors,
Party-Lite Winner Weight Loss, US
Borne Books, Arbonne, Nana'st
Notions and Florida Snow.

The Sopchoppy Arts Associa-
tion will hold its regular monthly
meeting Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:30
p.m. at the Sopchoppy Arts Cen-
ter, 82 Municipal Avenue.
Membership in the Sopchoppy
Arts Association is not limited to
crafters and artists or residents
of Sopchoppy. The association
welcomes everyone who is inter-
ested in the cultural environment
of the county and in providing,
opportunities for youths of the
Refreshments will be served at
the Sept. 15 meeting at 6 p.m.
Members are anxious to hear the
ideas and desires of the commu-
The mosaic class for adults
scheduled to begin this week will
be postponed until November,
The class will begin the first Tues-
day in November and will be held'
from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the
arts center.
Free ballet classes for chil-
dren are being held. Contact Lynn
at 349-9456 for more information.
Mavis LaBounty is holding
oil painting classes, A painting.
can be completed at each session,.
Several sessions are available.
LaBounty is also teaching Crafty
Kids for children ages 9 to 15. The
classes will be held on Wednes-
days from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Call
LaBounty at 962-2171 for details.
Stephanie Horvath, a well-
Second Lions

Club Meeting

Is Scheduled
A second organizational and
informational meeting will be
held to form a Lions Club in
Crawfordville. The meeting will
be held Tuesday, Sept. 20 at noon
at the Wakulla County Senior Citi-
zens Ceniter. Lunch will be served
for $8 per person.
Everyone is welcome, espe-
cially all business people, commu-
nity leaders and retirees who
wish to get involved and help.the
Crawfordville community to
serve those who are less fortu-
Lions Club International is the
largest service organization in the
world with its main emphasis
being sight conservation. The
club provides eye exams, eye-
glasses and eye surgeries for
those in need.
In addition, Lions make a
strong commitment to work to
improve the environment, sup-
port diabetes education, conduct
hearing programs, support youth
programs and, through their
foundation, provide disaster relief
around the world.
For more information, call Wil-
liam "Bill" Pace at 893-5034,
wepace72@aol.com, or Carl Har-
rell at 904-868-9683, pdgcarl
Son Is Born
Pearce and Tina L. Graham of
Crawfordville announce the birth
of their son, Bryson ShakerGra-
ham, on Jan. 19 at Tallahassee
Memorial Hospital. He weighed
9 pounds, 5 ounces and measured
21 1/2 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are
Charlie and Lillian Moore of
Middleburg. Paternal grandpar-
erits are Jan Hughes and Ray Gra-
ham of Crawfordville.
Maternal great-grandparents
are Bruce and Ellen Moore of
Latta, SC and Irving Fleming and
Dorothy Bates of Trenton, NJ.
Paternal great-grandparents are
Moody and Evalina Pearce of
Crawfordville, Raymond Lyn-
wood and Graham I. and Mary
Sally Graham of Crawfordville.
Meetings Set
The Wakulla County 4-H Pro-
gram will host 4-H club meetings
throughout the remainder of Sep-
On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Sea
Searchers will meet at 5 p.m.
On Monday, Sept. 19, the
Kapra Kids and Target Smashers
will both be meeting at 6:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept, 20, the Arts N
Crafters will meet at 6 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept, 27, a Lead-
ers Meeting will be held at 6 p.m.
and the Sea Searchers will be

meeting at 5 p.m.

known local potter, is teaching
classes to both adults and chil-
dren. Clay for Kids is held on
Thursday from 4 p.m. until 5
p.m. The adult class is on the
same day from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
Horvath can be reached at 925-
5356 for details.
JoAnne's Flowers and Gift
Shoppe is conducting a Holiday
Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 24
from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The
workshop will be free and mate-
rials will be available at the work-
shop at 50 percent off the regu--
lar retail price. Space is limited.
Call 962-1212 to pre-register,

Happy First

Happy first birthday to Alex
Wiley Hernandez on Sept. 13. He
is the son of Louis and Joanne
Hernandez of Crawfordville.
Maternal grandparents are
George and Gloria Dock of Craw-
fordville. Paternal grandparents
are Louis and Theresa Hernandez
of Crawfordville.
Maternal great-grandparents
are the late Otto and Betty Dock.
Paternal great-grandparents are
Boyd and Louise Close of Craw-

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"Every day is an exciting event
in teaching." That's how the Sep-
tember Teacher of the Month,
Regina Strickland, portrays her
instructional role. She said she
strives to be compassionate and
understanding in an effort to be
a good role model, not only for
her students but her colleagues
as well.
Wakulla Middle School teacher
Regina Strickland began her ca-
reer as an elementary teacher in
1981 teaching at Sopchoppy El-
ementary School. She is a prod-
uct of the Wakulla County Sys-
tem, an alumni of Crawfordville
and Sopchoppy Elementary
Schools and a graduate of Wak-
ulla High School, Following her
high school graduation, she at-
tended Tallahassee Community
College and Florida State Univer-
Strickland said she enjoys
meeting and getting to know
new people each year. She is a
creative teacher who comes to
school every day prepared. Her
dedication to her job is reflected
in her. consistency and depend-
ability,'It is mnost rewarding to
her, she said, to have her stu-
defits visit and to learn they are
leading productive lives.

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Mallow ls

Selected To

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Amanda Nicole Mallow, daugh-
ter of Tom and Cheryl Mallow of
Crawfordville, was selected to be
a member of the flute section in
the 2005-2006 Florida State Uni-
versity Marching Chiefs.
Mallow 'survived an intense
week of tryouts to be selected.
She is thegranddaughter of Ron
and Nancy Isham of Crawford-
ville, Janet Mallow of Brandon
and the late Duane Mallow,
Mallow graduated from Wa-
kulla High School in 2005 follow-
ing an active four years in the
WHS Marching War Eagles Band
where she played flute and pic-'
colob She served as the Drum
Major, her senior year. She also
spent three years in the NJROTC
program. serving as Color Guard
Commander two of the three
Mallow received the Marching
War Eagles Medal of Honor for
Distinguished Service award and
also received a plaque from the
Band Booster Club for her four
years of service to the band.
MNallow is attending Tallahas-
see Community College 'and is
dualenrolled at FSU.

'School Lunch
Sept. 19 Sept. 23
Monday: No School Teacher
Planning Day.
Tuesday: Milk, cornmdog, potato.
bar, peas & carrots, fruit cup.
Wednesday: Milk, barbecue on
bun, whole kernel corn, green
beans, brownie.
Thursday: Milk, beef-a-roni,
steamed broccoli, school made
roll, banana.
Friday: Milk, chicken fajita
strips, fluffy rice, corn on cob,
biscuit, apple.

Meeting Slated
The Wakulla High School Ad-
visory Committee will hold a
meeting Thursday, Sept. 29 from
6 p.m. ufitil 8 p.m. in the WHS
library. The meeting is open to
the public. ,

Regina Strickland
WMS Principal Jo Ann Daniels
said, "Regina Strickland is a tal-
ented teacher with years of ex-
perience at both the elementary
and middle school level. Her
challenging lessons and interest-
ing activities keep her students
on-task and focused. Her stu-
dents are busy keeping reading
logs, writing autobiographies,
doing web site searches and cre-
ating science projects. While in
her class, students know they are
there to learn.
"Mrs, Strickland excels in the-
matic interdisciplinary instruc-
tion and keeps her students ac-
tively involved in learning,
whether it's geography, reading
or language arts class. She is one
of our most dedicated teachers.
Not only does she provide excep-
tional lessons for students but
she is actively involved with the
school improvement team and is
the spelling bee sponsor. Regin
Strickland's name is synonymous
with the best of the teaching pro-
fession. We're very proud to have
her at WMS."
When not busy teaching,
Strickland finds time to partici-
pate in other organizations, too,
including Delta Kappa Gamma,
language-arts committees, after
shool iemediation prpoganis.
and Awana Leader at Sopchoppy
Southern Baptist Church.

Also recognized his month by
the Wakulla County School Board
is Gina Ward, Employee of the
Month. Gina Ward is an office
assistant for the food service de-
partment and began working in
2002. However, her career in edu-
cation began way before she was
officially hired as she was a val-
ued junior volunteer at Shade-

Gina Ward
ville Elementary School while
she attended high school.
After gaining office experience
and taking business courses at
WHS, Ward chose to pursue on-
the-job training her senior year.
"Fortunately, the food service de-
partment was in need of a stu-
dent worker and gave me 'a
chance," said Ward, She attended
Shadeville Elementary School,
Wakulla Middle School and
Wakulla High School and is cur-
rently pursuing a degree in El-
ementary Education.
When asked what she enjoys
most about her job, Ward said,
"My co-workers. Not a day goes
by that I don't learn something
new, whether it's job related or
about life in general."
Food Service Coordinator Gail
Mathers describes Ward as as a
well rounded, personable young
lady who exhibits a profession-
alism well beyond her limited
years of experience. "She is a very
conscientious and dependable
employee who requires little di-
rection. The excellent work she
consistently produces. is indica-
tive of her planning and organi-
zational skills. Other notable
strengths of Gina's would be her
initiative and judgement in deal-
ing %ith a %\arety of tasks, along, ,
with herommmunication skills
and flexibility in managing vari-
ous situations.
"Gina's ability to view situa-
tions as opportunities versus
challenges has enabled her to
learn the many facets of the food
service program. She is loyal and
dedicated to providing the very
best for the students of.Wakulla
County. We are very fortunate to
have her as ,a part of the food
service team.".,


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ship with the YMCA to provide
exciting and educational services
at Camp Indian Springs for
Wakulla Middle School and
Riversprings Middle School stu-
dents, grades six through eight.
The services will be offered for
one semester, two days a week
from after school until 6:15 p.m.
Staff will be providing recre-'
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College Day
To Be Held
Wakulla High School will host
a College and Career Day Tues-
day, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until 11
a.m. in the school gym. Approxi-
mately 50 universities, colleges,
junior colleges and technical
schools will be represented and
students will be able to speak to
representatives of the schools.
The program is open to jun-
iors and seniors and is being
spearheaded by WHS guidance
counselor Sharon Simmons.

tional curriculum. The program is
free. Call the YMCA at 926-3361
to register or pick up a registra-
tion form at your child's school,

O'Donnell To
Speak At Meeting'
Wakulla High School will host
a Parent Teacher Student Associa-
tion (PTSA) function Thursday,
Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in the audito-
Beth O'Donnell of the district
office will lead a program on the
FCAT and what the high school
"D" grade really means. Parents
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Sept. 15 entitled "Making High
School Count." The presentation
is designed to help students rec-
ognize their potential for future
success and make the most of
their high school years.
A professional group from the
"Making It Count Programs" will
guide students with an interac-
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It might not be fall yet, but the
low humidity and cooler tem-
peratures have really made it
nice. Along with the cooler
weather are the north winds and
with the north winds come
those darn dog flies that are
blowing out of the swamps.
They're not very big but they will
bite the dickens out of your
ankles. If you're gonna be out on
the flats or even going offshore,
be sure and take plenty of bug
Despite the cooler weather,
there aren't as many people fish-
ing. One reason is the football
season is here and lots of people
are getting ready for hunting sea-
The Wakulla News reported
the red tide in Franklin County
but not not in Wakulla. Mike Hop-
kins at Lanark Village said he

Who would not thrill at the sight of a graceful White-tailed Deer
bounding across a road in a leap, or a Swallow-tailed Kite with forked
tail spread, dipping and banking effortlessly as it drifts along the
tree line of our lovely spring-fed rivers? Who, here in the Big Bend
area, would not also delight in getting a glimpse of a fox slipping
through a forest with its long tail flowing behind?
We've got three wild dogs here locally: the coyote, the Red Fox,
and the Grey Fox. All have their beauty. The coyote is considered a
"problem" and therefore is not protected, while the other two spe-,
cies of fox are. Only the Grey Fox is normally seen, though this
animal has so much rust in its coat that it is often mistaken for a
,Red Fox. Coyotes are, in some parts of this region becoming fairly
common and are seen on occasion, too. The Red Fox is the one that
is rarely viewed.
. I did find a Red Fox, though, some time ago, southwest of Talla-
'hassee. It had been hit by a vehicle on Capital Circle. Their out-
standing field mark is the white-tipped tail.Like most Red Foxes
,throughout their range (all of the continental U.S. except the prai-
,ries of the west central states), it had a mostly rust colored pelt
; including the tail.
The entire underneath, from the lower lip clear to the tail, was
whitish, and the legs were dipped (it seemed to me) in black (ap-
pearing as though the pigment had run down the, legs and dried.
:'more concentrated abot.thi et certain t hegdarkest).
The Grey Fox's coat, on h 0e otle~ handd is predominantly grey,
yet a fair amount of rust does trim up the neck, sides, and legs.; It is
enough to throw off the casual observer into believing he's seen a
Red Fox! The Grey, though, has a dark streak down the top of the
'tail which the Red Fox lacks altogether.
The coyote, on the other hand, has a slightly darker tip to its tail,
but not to the extent of the Grey Fox nor does it have the dark
streak down the top of the tail.
Here in the east how, these canines have reestablished them-
selves. It has been determined that when we wiped out the Timber
and wild Red Wolves, who would not tolerate the coyote's presence
in or near their territories in the eastern and midwestern states, we
opened the door to the cunning animals to move in, and certainly
they have.
Their coat is slightly darker than their western cousins since they
tend to stay hidden more in the shaded forests. They are also about
25 percent larger than the western coyote. Most adult coyotes here
in the east will rarely weigh over 45 pounds, contrary to a lot of
observations. They do, though, have proportionately longer legs than
most dogs and, along with their fluffy coat, appear to be a lot big-
ger than they are in reality.
Coyotes have round pupils in their eyes, while foxes have verti-
cal pupils. This is true with cats, too. While big cats, like lions and
"tigers, have round pupils, the small ones, including domestic cats,
have the thin. vertical pupil.
Domestic dogs have dew claws on the hind foot,;wild dogs don't.
,The coy-dogs. the hybrid between "pet dogs" and their wild rela-
tives that have been confirmed to exist in the eastern part of the
coyotes' extended range, will on occasion have a dew claw, but nor-
mally when a large, wild-looking dog that's been road killed or shot,
is examined, if there are no dew claws, it willbe a-true wild dog!
i So, ifalow to the ground fox bounds across the roa1fand the tail
is dark-tipped,.it will be a Grey Fox. If the tip of the tail is white,
you're really lucky, you've seen the elusive Red Fox! However, if the
dog is running on long, lanky legs and seems an overall grey-brown
while holding its tail down and running, it likely may be a coyote,
though a domestic dog looks very similar. The extinct (in the wild)
Red Wolf of our southeastern states holds the tail high while
i running-something certainly to look for.

in order to determine where manatees
are gathering in Wakulla area waters, boat-
ers are encouraged to read the Manatee
Watch weekly and take care in areas
where manatees are sighted.
Saturday, September 10
6 p.m. -- One adult and a baby at Spring Creek.
Monday, September 12
3 p.m. -- Qne adult and a baby at the powerlines, Wakulla River.
Tuesday, September 13
11 a.m. -- One adult at the powerlines, Wakulla River.
To report the harassment, injury or death of a manatee, call the 24-hour mana-
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hasn't seen any dead fish and
none of his customers reported
any this past week. Nobody went
offshore from out of there this
past weekend so he doesn't
know about there. There were
lots of reports of dead fish
around St. George and Apala-
chicola, but I've not talked to any-
one who has been over there in
the past week. Neither Scott nor
Juanise have heard any dead fish
reports for our area, so that's a
good thing.
Mike Hopkins said trout fish-
ing around Lanark Village is very

Time is running out for hunt-
ers wanting to participate in this
year's statewide alligator harvest.
Alligator harvest permits will re-
main on sale through Sept. 20 on
a first-come, first-served basis.
Alligator .harvest 'areas and'
hunt dates are listed at MyFWC.
com/alligator under "Alligator
Harvest Permit Availability." Per-
mit holders are allowed to take
two alligators from designated,
areas during specific harvest pe-
riods running through Oct. 8,
Permits can be purchased, at
any county tax collector's office,
license agent (retail outlet that
sells hunting and fishing li-
censes), online at MyFWC.com/
license or by calling toll-free 1-
S8._ JUNT-FLORIDA (401,56)
from anywhere, in United States
or Canada.
.To secure a permit, applicants
must submit payment for.an al-
ligator trapping license and two
alligator hide validation tags, or
provide proof of a, valid alligator
trapping license (must be valid
through Oct. 8) plus pay the fee

for two hide validation tags. No
other hunting licenses are re-
The cost for a resident alliga-
tor trapping license and hide
validation tags is $272, and non-
residents pay $1,022; For each
alligator taken, the hunter must
complete and send in an alliga-
tor harvest report form to the
FWC. Data gathered from these
forms enable FWC biologists to
monitor population trends and
impact on the annual harvest.
A resident or nonresident al-
ligator trapping agent license
also is available to consumers for
$52. This license allows the
holder to assist a trapper in tak-
ing alligators but only in the pres-
r-ene 'ofthepermitted trapper:-Altf-
persons seeking a harvest permit
must be at least 18 yeavssold by
Sept. 1, and only one harvest
permit per person will be issued.
For more information on how
to get involved in these exciting
alligator hunts, visit MyFWC.com
/alligator and click on "Statewide

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Tackle Fishing Tournament and
S two teams did extremely well.
TH E D Jeff Trent and Chuck Collins
Sfished east of the lighthouse and
caught their 10 trout limit, and
pt. Jody Campbell nine of the fish were over 17
inches. Mike and Ty Smith also
good but few people are fishing fished in that general area and
good but few people are fishing. they had 10 trout.
Lots of trout are being caught on Jim Drew kayaked from the
live shrimp, jigs, and plugs. One Jlighthous Drew to Big Passyaked from the
of his customers who works for ligoththouse to Big Pass and saw a
UPS has fished the last four lot of reds. Problem was, he was
mornings in shallow water and just out for a ride and didn't take
limited out on nice trout using any Drods.
Gary Droze walked into one
top water plugs, of the creeks at the refuge near
Reds are still being caught the lighthouse and caught six
around the docks and this week- reds and kept a 26 1/2 inch fish.
end we're gonna have some good He was using live finger mullet
high tides for that type of fish-, he caught.Bobby Green fished
ing. Capt. Wayne Todd took some one bf the creeks near the light-
folks out last week and they house and he also caught six reds
caught plenty of Spanish, reds; and kept one. He was using live
flounder and trout. Mike had no shrimp. John Corry caught his
reports from the grouper crowd. 'first, but not. last, redfish while
Juanise said Jerry Cash fished fishing with live shrimp near
up the Ochlockonee River and Gray Mare Rock.
caught 47 nice big bream using ,I think with the good tides
crickets. Calvin Ford used live ,'this weekend, we're gonna see a
shrimp to catch a big pompano, lot of fish caught inshore. Re-
while fishing out of Panacea. member to leave that float pan
Scott at Jerry's Bait and Tackle i with someone and be careful out
said several boats pre-fished for there. Good luck and good fish-
next week's Jerry's Bait and ingl

Deadline For Alligator

Harvest Is Sept. 20

to make the event a success.
After weighing the trash, vol-
unteers can learn first hand about
black bears from Florida Fish and
Wildlife experts. Defenders of
Wildlife will have a black bear
display along with bear authors
Donna Decker and Doug Ald-
erson. There will be a live animal
exhibit from the Florida Wild
Mammal Association along with
bear arts and crafts and a photo
The cleanup will last untif
noon and lunch will be held from
11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Exhibitors
will display from 11 a.m. until 1
For more information, call
Ranger David Moody at 925-6121.

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in Tallahassee, John Edrington,
Jim McGill and Bob Morgan pre-
sented an excellent PowerPoint
presentation on safe boating, in-
cluding safety equipment re-
quired by the Coast Guard for the
boaters to have aboard.

It h.is been a long time since I
wrote the column. My deeest', .
thanks to Jim McGill for filling
in while I went flying all over the
country and even took an all
expense paid eight day cruise to
the Western Caribbean. But now,
I think I am home for quite
Flotilla 13's watchstanders
stood radio guard for our flotilla
and Flotilla 12 at our Shell Point
Auxiliary Station. On duty Satur-
day it was Edith Taylor and on
Sunday it was Marge and Tom
On patrol Saturday for Flotilla
13 were James Taylor and Glenn
Edrington. They had a very un-
eventful day. On patrol Sunday
was Michael Longanecker as cox-
swain with Jiudy Bentley and Ron
Pagel crewing for him. They, too,
had a quiet day but the weather
was wonderful so they didn't
mind doing duty.
Over at Flotilla 12 Hollis Key,
Steve Hults and Larry Kolk were
on patrol Saturday, Hollis was
back Sunday doing coxswain
duty with Bob Surdakowski
crewing.With the aid of Flotilla
13's ,watchstanders they tried to
identify VHF-FM radio "dead
zones" in both the St. Marks and
Wakulla rivers. This glitch in
communications has been a
problem, for years.
Flotilla 13 held its regular
monthly meeting at the Shell
Point Auxiliary Station. Attend-
ing were Judy Bentley, Flotilla
Commander, John Edrington and
guest, wife Dorothy, Glen and
Diane Edrington, Bob Hancock,
Tom and Marge Jones, Horst
Kreisch, Marc Lipsius, Michael
Longanecker, Jim McGill, Ron
Pagel, Jack Rosenau, James and
Edith Taylor, Cyndi Webster, your
reporter and our two honorary
members, Ouida McGill and
Helen Branan.
The agenda included two elec-
tions. The first was the election
of a Vice Commander to fill the
vacancy created when Ron Pias-
ecki resigned.
Jack Rosenau, nominations
chairman, presented one name,
John Edrington. As there were no
nominees from the floor, John
was elected by acclamation. Jack
then read the nominees for Flo-

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John Edrington
tilla Commander and Vice Com-
mander: John Edrington and
Michael Longanecker. Again, the
election was by acclamation.
They will assume the duties of
their office on Jan. 1.
John has become the second
auxiliarist in our flotilla to be
"recycled" asked to serve again
as Flotilla Commander.
The late Tom Kinnebrew w.as
the only member of our Flotilla
13 that was ever asked to serve
for the third time.
Flotilla Commanders are elect-
ed, for one year, but can be re-'
elected for another year. Then'
there has to be at least a year's
break before the auxiliarist is eli-
gible for nomination again. Tom
was fist elected in 1978, but de-
clined the nomination due to eye
surgeries. In 1980 he was again
elected and served two years.
Then, in 1984-85, he was again
asked to provide leadership for
Flotilla 13. All,in all, he was Flo-
tilla Commander for a total of

Jack Rosenau
five years,
A special thanks to Bob Mor-
gan for the untold hours he speai,
repairing the elevator at the Shell
Point station and to his wife.
Louvenia. for painting the door
and trim. The elevator does look
nice and some of us really do
need the elevator as stairs have
become "back news."
Also, our thanks to David
Damon, who installed storm i
shutters to the Shell Point sta-
tion. While doing that, he noticed'
the enormous amount of sand
that Hurricane Dennis deposited
under our building, and on Sat-
urday, who shows up with a trac-
tor/front end loader? None other
than Mr. Damon who worked a'
long time clearing as much of the'
area as he could reach,
Tom Jones also deserves a big
thank you for the hours he spent
under the station shoveling and
sweeping the sand away. I know
he had to have many a sore
muscle and maybe blisters, too.

Caiolyn' Treadon submitted
the following Flotilla ,12 news:
"We had our meeting Saturday
ahd will-meet again sometime
during the first week in Oct'ber.
'We dd not'have'a ay 6t time
thus far as we may relocate the
meeting to Tallahassee due to
fuel costs.
28 "Tim Ashley was elected our
FC f6r next year and Duane
)0 Treadon was elected as VFC .
"Debbie Champion was award-
40 ed a sustained service award.
37 Gordon Hansen received his five
49 year award. Flotilla 12 received a
54 certificate of appreciation for
their efforts in promoting the
community coastal watch home-
land security outreach program.
"A committee has been estab-'
lished to develop criteria for an
outstanding membership award
in the memory of Don Gilbert
and John Champion; both found-
ing members for Flotilla 12."
*** Flotilla 13's records show
that both Don and John had
; been members of Flotilla 13 be-
fore their transfers to Flotilla 12.
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Wakulla Drops Shootout To Union County

Wakulla War Eagle football
fans did not have to go to a
theme park to experience a roller
coaster ride Friday, Sept. 9.
Wakulla and Union County bat-
tled back and forth for four quar-
ters before the Lake Butler school
escaped with a hard-fought 34-27
Coach J.D. Jones called the loss
"very disappointing" as Wakulla
held the lead in the game and
had a chance to tie the game late
in the fourth quarter. The War
Eagles did their best to contain
senior running back C.J. Spiller
wh6 is ranked as the second best
college prospect in Florida .and
one of the top running back"re-..
cruits in the nation. Florida State
University and University of
Florida hope Spiller will play in
their uniforms next season.
Union County had seven NCAA
Division 1 prospects and two "blue
chippers," according to Coach
Jones. "Our two turnovers on the
kickoff returns gave them mo-
mentum and great field position,"
said the coach. "We held Spiller,
to 67 yards in the first half. He
had 170 yards for the game. We
had our opportunities."
After a good kickoff return to
start the game, Dion Bryant
fumbled and gave Union an op-
portunity to score. Travis Cronan
killed the Lake Butler scoring
opportunity with an interception.
After Wakulla failed to convert
a fourth down play close to the
Union goal line, Union took the
ball back. But Tim Dawson
blocked a Union punt to give
Wakulla another opportunity to
Quarterback Tanner Jones hit
Jacob McCown on a six yard
touchdown pass and Matt Nolan,
kicked the extra point. Union
evened the score later in the first
quarter and took advantage of a
Terrence Webster fumble on a
kickoff return to get the lead 13-
7. '
Later in the first half, Jones hit
Webster with a 35 yard touch .
down pass-and Nolan converted '
the extra point to give WHS a 14-
13 lead at halftime.

Hess, Golfers

The Wakulla War Eagle golf
team finished fifth as a team and
freshman Warren Hess placed
third in the Big Bend Golf Cham-
pionships held last week at Wild-
wood Country Club in Medart.,
Leon won the event with a 299
followed by Maclay at 302, Chiles
at 307, Lincoln at 318 and Wakulla
at 344. Rickards, North Florida
Christian, Florida High, FAMU
High and Godby also competed.

Nigel Bradham
In the third quarter, Union had
a seven minute drive and con-
verted two fourth down plays to
score and take a 21-14 lead after"'
a two point conversion. The Lake
Butler school increased the lead
to 27-14 before a Jones pass of 54
yards to C.J. Holton set up a 12
yard touchdown run by McCown.
The two point conversion attempt
failed and Union led 27-20.
Union expanded the lead to
34-20 before a Jones to McCown
pass set up a six yard touchdown
run by Tanner Jones. Nolan con-
verted the extra point to bring the
War Eagles to within seven
points. Union County foiled a last
Wakulla drive in the final minute
of the game.
Tanner Jones completed 12 of
24 passes for 200 yards and two
touchdowns with one intercep-
tion. He ran five times for 15
yards. McCown had four runs for
39 yards. Both players were rec-'
ognized as the offensive players
of the week;
C.J. Holton had four rushes for
28 yards while Xavier'Blocker had
six rushes for 32 yards. Terrence
Webster rushed twice for 23 yards
while Dion Bryant had two for
. three yards a'nd Kendell Gavin
had two rushes for six yards.
Holton.had two catches-for. 7
yards while Tyrelle Gavin had
two catches for 25 yards. Xavier

Finish Fifth

Hess shot a 72 and was only
topped by golfers from Maclay,
and Leon. He shot a 38 and a 34
and finished with a birdie on the
18th hole.
Cody Sapp shot a 79 while
Marshall Taylor shot 89. Tyler
Griner, T.J. Thompson and Ethan
Fletcher also competed.
Sapp shot a 40 in a match
against Florida High, Leon and
Lincoln. Taylor shot a 45.

Football Competition Set

The Wakulla County NFL Punt,
Pass and Kick competition will be
held at the recreation park in
Medart on Saturday, Sept. 17 at
11 a.m. The competition is open
to boys and girls ages 8 to 15.
Competitors will punt, pass
and kick and be measured for
accuracy as well as distance. Each
age group winner will advance to
the sectional competition which

will also be held in Medart.
The sectional winners will ad-
vance to the Jacksonville Jaguars
Team Championship held at
ALLTEL Stadiumin December. No
cleats will be allowed and com-
petitors must bring a copy of
their birth certificate.
. For .more information, call
Noreen Britt at 926-8616.

RMS Loses Madison Game

The Riversprings Bears football
team lost its season opener to
Madison County 20-8 Tuesday,
Aug. 30. After an open date Sept.
6, the team hosted Marianna
Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Howard of Monticello will
come to Wakulla County Tuesday,
Sept. 20 for a 6 p.m. game. RMS
will play three road games a-

against Suwannee County, Taylor
County and Marianna before
playing Carrabelle at home Tues-
day, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.

Riversprings and Wakulla
Middle School will play the final
game of the season Thursday,
Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at WHS. WMS is
the home team this year.

Wakulla Plays Rickards On TV

The Wakulla War Eagle foot-
ball game against the Rickards
Raiders Friday, Sept. 16 will be
televised from Gene Cox Stadium
in Tallahassee. Kickoff is set for
7 p.m.

Comcast broadcasts a Tallahas-
see football game from Cox Sta-
dium every Friday night and
Wakulla and Rickards are featured
this week. The game can be found
on Channel 16 on the Comcast
cable lineup.

Lady Golfers Place Second

The' Wakulla Lady War Eagle
golf team placed second in a four
team match at Hilaman Golf
Course in Tallahassee last week.
Leon won the match by shoot-
ing a 195 while Wakulla shot a
226. Godby placed third with a
score of 241 and Rickards shot

The top scorer for Wakulla was
Megan Meeks with a score of 51.
.Wakulla topped Lincoln 216 to
248 at Hilaman later, in the week.
Meeks shot a 52 along with
Karlan Scott, Jessica Baxter and
Emma Brock both shot 56.

Say You Saw It In The News

Tanner Jones

Blocker had one catch for 13 yards
and Webster had one for 35 yards.
Brandon Walker had four catches
for 19 yards and Jacob McCown
had two catches for 31 yards. The
top offensive lineman was Allen
Dotson \vho graded out at 81
Nigel Bradham was named the
defensive player of the game at
linebacker with nine tackles and
seven assists. Tyrelle Gavin had
six tackles and two assists and
caused and recovered a fumble.
Terrence Webster had six tack-
les and an assist while Tim
Dawson blocked a punt. Justin
Rainey and. Travis Cronan had
interceptions. Curtis Annis had
six tackles and three assists while
Robei t Barwick'had three tackles
and two assists and graded out
at 85 percent. "Colte Wells had
three tackles and three assists
, and graded out at 84 percent.
The knock 'em back award
winners were Kendell Gavin on
defense and Robert Barwick on
Coach jones said his defense
has been solid all year but the
Union County offense put some
holes in the War Eagle defense.
""We gave up way more yardage
than what we've been giving up,.'-
, he said. ... ;,' -. ,
The schedule does not get any
easier this week as the War
Eagles travel to Gene Cox Sta-
dium in Tallahassee Friday, Sept.
16 to play the Rickards. Raiders
in a 7 p.m. district contest.
Rickards, is 0-2 but "could be a
better team than anyone we've
played," said the coach. All of the


Steams in the. district are playing
each other this week and the
winning teams will have an early
advantage in making the state
playoffs. Two of the six teams
,-will make the state playoffs.
Wakulla quarterback Tanner'
Jones has received a college foot -
ball scholarship offer to attend
Troy University in Alabama. J.D.
: Jones is a Troy graduate and
daughter Sally is a senior, softball
player"at Troy.
Wakulla fell to 1-2 on the sea-

Union County Wakulla
:n,,, ,,:, j .25-146
" ,-,,; :... .: 84 200
Comp./Att./Int. 6-13-2 12-24-1

Union County 7 6 14 7-34
Wakulla 7 7 6 7-27
Wakull-.lj:.:.t.l .l.:...-. 6 Yard Pass.From Tanner
Union County-Touchdown (PAT Good)
Upion County-Touchdown (PAT No Good)
Wakulta- Terrence Webster 35 Yard Pass From
Tanner Jones (Matt Nolan Kick)
Union County-Touchdown (2 Point Conversion
Good) ,
Union County-Touchdown (PAT No Good)
.,,Wakulla-Jacob McCown-12 Yard Run (2 Point
Conversion' Failed)
`Union County-Touchdown (PAT Good)
Wakulla-Tanner Jones 6 Yard Bun (Matt Nolan Kick)

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.Wakulla 0 0 1 2
I- ,T,'; r ,, 6 ,, 1 0 1 2
T ii r, : ...E,, 0 0 2 1
Tallahassee Rickards 0 0 0 2
EastGadsden ", 0 0 1 2
,Panama City Bch Arnold 0 1 2 1
Friday, Sept. 16 Games Involving District Tea
Wakulla At Rickards'
:Godby At Panama City Bay,
East Gadsden At PCB Arnold

War Eagles Outlast

Rickards JV Team, 22-20
The Wakulla War Eagle junior "The defense smothered the
varsity football team topped vaunted Rickards air attack," said
Rickards 22-20 Thursday, Sept. 8 Vernon. "The defense played well
to remain undefeated on the sea- as a unit and never allowed
son. Rickards to gain momentum late
Carlos Wisham replaced Corey in the game after the two fum-
Eddinger at quarterback after bles."
Eddinger was called up to the "Biscuit" Campbell rushed for
varsity. Coach James Vernon said 125 yards and two touchdowns.
Wisham "played brilliantly on Gamel Gavin and Kendrick Hall
short notice." combined for 100 yards rushing,
"Carlos only practiced for two Nick Webster rushed for 60 yards.
days at quarterback before the "The offense dominated the line
start of the game," said Vernon. of scrimmage and allowed the
"Rickards was coming off a win running backs to run free all
over Godby which had nearly 70 night long," said the coach. Dusty
players according to their coach." Shuler led the special teams with
Wakulla scored two touch- big hits and Jacob Kemp was the
leading receiver.
downs in the first half. A bad "I am proud of our guys," said
snap and a penalty against Coach Vernon. "Rickards was perhaps
Vernon after what the coach feltly the best team we will see all year.
was a missed call that slightly Our guys did not let penalties and
injured Wisham, gave Rickard some calls that didn't go our way
the ball on the WHS four yard get them down. The offense and
line. The Raiders took four plays Carlos played better than anyone
to get the ball into the end zone. could have hoped for and the
The Raiders tied the contest at defense and Caine took Rickards
14 at halftime. Wakulla scored on out of their element with great
the opening drive of the third pass rushes and excellent cover-
quarter only to have Rickards age all night. But we have to get
answer later. However, the Raid- better to keep winning. We have
ers failed on their attempt to add a tough stretch come up soon."
a two point conversion. Rickards Wakulla will play Panama City
failed to take advantage of two Beach Arnold on the road Sept.
Wakulla fumbles later in the 15 before hosting Suwannee
game. County Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. WHS
Cain Foard. led the defense plays Madison and Leon before
with a number of sacks and John finishing the season with East
Marks had some saving tackles. Gadsden and Godby.

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War Eagle Players Line Up Against Rickards

1981 WHS Season Featured Stout Defense

What would the Wakulla'War
Eagle football team do for ,air-
encore in the fall of 19817 Coach
J.D. Jones and his experienced
squad had captured the Class 2A
state championship in 1980 and
had several players returning to

the squad.
The school was getting u'sed
to championships as the 1980
War Eagle, basketball team won
a state championship as well.

WMS Wildcats

To Host Toler
The Waktilla Middle School
Wildcats held the annual Red and
Black game Sept. I and Coach
Mike Steele said his players
looked impressive as the game
endedin a 30-30 tie.
"I could not have asked for a
better ending," said the coach.
"Both teams played extremely
well and I would line either team
up tomorrow against our oppo-
Quarterbacks Zak Steele and
Dusty Welch were impressive
running the offenses, while Jor-
dan Miller and E.J. Forbes rushed
for more than 80 yards each.
Defensively, Rick Collins, John
Cooper and Tyler Schmidt an-
chored the Black team. The Red
team defense was anchored by
Dodge Walker, who had an im-
pressive 15 yard run in the third
quarteri, Jordan Barwick and Gage
The Wildcats will kick off their
2005 season Thursday, Sept. 15 at
7 p.m. at Reynolds Stadium
against W.R. Toler of Liberty
WMS will play Marianna,
Howard and Havana on the road
before returning home to host
Havana Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6
p.m. The Wildcats will tangle
with the Riversprings Bears
Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in

Many of the key players from
the 1980 football team returned
to the gridiron in 1981 and pro-
vided the push for another state
championship run. The team
would finish 1981 with a record
of 13-1, only two 'points from a
perfect season.
The only loss of the season:
came against Chipley by a 7-6
sc6re in the third game of the.
season. Blountstown scored
seven points against mostly re-
serves in Wakulla's 28-7 win dur-
ing the second week of the sea-
Ironically, it was neighboring
Jefferson County that gave the
War Eagles the most trouble dur-
;:ing the second state champion-
ship season. Wakulla narrowly
defeated the Tigers 19-14 during
the fourth week of the season.
, The two North Florida power-
houses met again in the first
round of the state playoffs and
Wakulla struggled before defeat-
ing Jefferson 22-14. Jones and his
War Eagles soared through the
following three rounds of the
playoffs without giving up a
Coach Jones looked back more
than 20 years and still remem-
bered his impressive defense,
"That was the year we shut ev-
erybody out," said the coach.

WHS Is. Ranked
The Wakulla Lady War Eagle
volleyball team is ranked in the
Florida Sports Writers Associa-
tion poll of Class 4A schools.
Wakulla is ranked 12th behind
the top ranked Fort Lauderdale
Cardinal Gibbons team. Merritt
Island is ranked second and
Arcadia Desoto County is ranked
The only teams ranked in the
top 10 from the northern section
of the state are St. Augustine
Nease, St. Augustine Menendez
and Alachua Santa Fe.

Wakulla had 10 shutouts in the
14 contests, and six of the shut-
outs came in a row in the regular
season before three more were
recorded in the final three play-
off games.
Florida High was the first op-
ponent and Wakulla crushed the
Tallahassee foe 35-0. Blountstown
was no match for WHS and fell
28-7. After the loss to Chipley and
win over Jefferson, Wakulla beat
- FAMU High 49-0, Havana 47-0,
Rickards 35-0, Apalachicola 55-0,
Madison County 35-0 and Port St.
Joe 34-0.
After the win over Jefferson in
the playoffs, Wakulla shut out
Graceville 34-0, Jacksonville
Bolles 38-0 and won the state title,
with a 24-0 win over Clewiston.
The Jacksonville Bolles game pro-
vided the media with a city ver-
sus country theme matchup in

the days leading up to the game.
The country boys proved they
could beat their city counterparts.
Quarterback Mike Smith had
an outstanding season in leading
Wakulla to the title, said Coach
Jones, who is in his final season
as head coach this year; The rest
of the key players included
Parrish Barwick, Ricky Williams,
Ozzie Walker, John Metcalf,
Bubba Dempsey, Reggie Howard,
Gerald Donaldson, DionGray,
Doug Keller, Jeff Posey, Rouse
Pigott, Edgar Pigott and Brian
"We had a great defense that
year," said former player Parrish
Barwick. "We just had to make
sure we did not beat ourselves."
The final game featured a
nearly 400 mile journey to Clew-
iston and plenty of time for cel-
ebrating on the bus ride back.

WHS Volleyball Team

Continues District Streak

The Wakulla Lady War Eagle
volleyball team continued its win-
ning ways in district play with
two more wins against Panama
City Bay and Tallahassee Rickards
last week.
Coach Frankie Harvey's squad
is undefeated in district matches
with a showdown scheduled this
week against Tallahassee Godby
and former Wakulla Coach Dr.
Jose Morales.
Wakulla topped Panama City
Bay 25-8, 25-11 and 25-7 before
beating Rickards 25-4, 25-5 and 25-
Jamie Nichols and Nikki Allen
combined for 11 kills while
Nichols had six assists and Am-
ber Annand had nine. Kiara Gay
had six digs and three blocks
while Hannah Lovestrand had
nine aces.
Against Rickards, Allen and
Nichols combined for 14 kills and

Marissa Isman had five. Amber
Annand set up 13 balls and
Meghan McCallister had six digs
and 21 aces.
The run of district matches
continues this week with a road
match at Panama City Bay and a
home match against Godby. East
Gadsden will come to Medart
Thursday, Sept. 15.
Wakulla will play at Rickards
Sept. 20 before participating in
the Lynn Haven Mosley Tourna-
ment Sept. 24. Panama City Beach
Arnold will host Wakulla Sept. 27
and Maclay will host WHS Sept.
Wakulla will play two matches
at Gainesville Eastside Sept. 30
and Oct. 1. The Lady War Eagles
improved to 4-1 overall and 4-0
in Class 4A District 2.

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Emergency Order Allows Rebuilding, Repair

Florida Department of Envi-
ronmental Protection (DEP) Sec-
retary Colleen M. Castille amend-
ed an Emergency Final Order for
six of the counties impacted by
Hurricane Dennis during the
landfall of the storm along the
Florida Panhandle.
The order provides relief from
some of the DEP's regulatory re-
quirements to protect public
health, minimize environmental
hazards and accelerate restoration
in areas damaged by the category
three hurricane.
"Counties need relief so that
communities can quickly repair
damage and restore affected ar-
eas," said Castille. "By reducing
regulatory process and increasing
flexibility, affected communities
will be able to recover from dam-
ages and restore critical services,
quickly." .
The 30-day emergency autho-
rization applies to governments,
businesses and property owners
across Wakulla, Franklin, Bay,
Gulf, Walton and Okaloosa coun-
ties. The order allows immediate
rebuilding of damaged structures
without prior department notifi-
cation, expediting the repair of
any damage to drinking water
and wastewater facilities, along
with cleanup of hurricane-gener-
ated debris and the restoration
of natural areas such as dune sys-
tems, waterways and wetlands.
The amended emergency au-
thorization will expire on Oct. 7
unless it is modified or extended
Diesel Fuel

Should Be

Superintendent of Schools
David Miller reported to the
school board this week that if-
diesel fuel is delivered as prom-
ised, the district will not face any
shortages for the next month.
A 4,000 gallon delivery is ex-.
pected Thursday,. Sept; 15 and
several more over the next couple
of weeks, Miller told the school
board at the meeting on Monday,
Sept. 12, -,
"If we get the deliveries prom-
ised," he said. "we should have
enough for the next 30 days."
Miller expressed disappoint-
ment with the company Petro-
leum Traders. which has the cur-
rent fuel supply contract with the
district. He described the broker-
age company operating from
Bainbridge, GA as simply "an of-
fice with a secretary, a fax and a
phone line."
Facing a diesel shortage for
buses after Hurricane Katrina
shut dbwn Gulf Coast refineries
and fuel supplies, the district
went .through Emergency Man-
agement Director Joe Blanchard
to get -fuel through the state
Emergency Operations Center.
Miller expressed contempt
that the, district's inability to get
supply was due to "profits."
"What we hope to do at the
very least next year is have a sup-
plier in Florida," Miller said.
He noted that while Leon
County's school system is almost.
10 times the size of Wakulla's,
Leon's bus fleet is only four times
Leon runs its 200 buses on
2,800 gallons of diesel a day,
while Wakulla needs 700 gallons
a day to operate its fleet of buses,
If the scheduled fuel deliver-
ies come in as planned. the dis-
trict should face no problems,
Miller said,
"If," he stressed.

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In other disaster related news:
Sept. 8 was the final day to
apply for disaster assistance from
the Federal Emergency Manage-
ment Agency (FEMA).
Since the July 10 presidential
disaster declaration, $20.7 million
has been approved for individual
assistance as 39,757 applicants
have registered with FEMA, in-
cluding 20,643 who received
rental, housing and other needs
Wakulla was one of 10 coun-
ties that received assistance from
the Small Business Administra-
tion (SBA). Bay, Dixie, Escambia,
Franklin, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa
Rosa, Taylor and Walton counties
are the others that received as-
The SBA has approved 521 low
interest disaster loans totaling
$14.3 million to help with losses.
A total of 18,412 individuals have
visited disaster recovery centers.,
Public assistance tp the 20
counties that are eligible totaled
$39.4 million. The eligible coun-
ties included Wakulla, Bay, Cal-
houn, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin,
Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson,
Jefferson, Leon, Levy, Liberty,
Monroe, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa,
Taylor, Walton and Washington
counties. The deadline to return
economic injury applications to
the SBA is April 10, 2006,.
State officials reported res-
toration of petroleum supplies as
more than 40 ships are scheduled
to arrive at Florida ports through
Sept. 15 with 191 million gallons
of gasoline and diesel fuel.
DEP and the U.S. Environmen-
tal Protection Agency are work-
ing to temporarily waive certain
federal fuel requirements to in-,
crease gasoline supply and pro-
vide diesel fuel for vehicles dur-
ing the storm recovery period.
U.S. Congressman Allen
Boyd asked constituents to do-
nate to the American Red Cross
to help Hurricane Katrina victims
by calling 1-800 HELP NOW or by

visiting their web site at www.
A complete listing of legiti-
mate organizations collecting
donations for the relief efforts is
on Boyd's web site, www.
Boyd also urged Wakulla Coun-
ty residents who want to help the
hurricane victims to contact the
Wakulla County Emergency Man-
agement Office, 15 Oak Street,
Crawfordville, FL 32327 or call
"Many Floridians have con-
tacted my office asking for infor-

mation on how to help the vic-
tims of Hurricane Katrina," said
Rep. Boyd. "The American Red
Cross and your local emergency
management office are both good
places to start if you want to of-
fer help or need information. Lo-
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tions are responding to what is
certainly one of the largest disas-
ter response efforts in. our na-
tion's history. I commend the resi-
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P&Z Rejects St. Joe

Land Use At Songbird

Wakulla County Planning and
Zpning Commissioners (P and Z)
failed to recommend a small scale
comprehensive plan amendment
application from the St. Joe Com-
pany and a commercial rezoning
request from Jonathan Paul
Payne. Both projects are located
in Crawfordville and both will be
sent to the Wakulla County Com-
tmission for consideration.
The St. Joe Company proposed
a land use change from Urban-1
to Urban-2 on 9.47 acres near the
Songbird subdivision in Craw-
fordville. The request, if approved,
wvill allow a maximum of 10
townhouse units per acre to the
east of existing commercial St. Joe
property off U.S. Highway 319.
A vocal group of Songbird sub-
division residents asked planning
board members not to recom-
nmend the land use amendment
stating that it would change the
nature of their residential subdi-
Payne requested a rezoning
from Agriculture to C-2 commer-
cial on 5.45 acres on Council
.Moore Road south of Craw-
fordville. Payne is seeking the
zoning change to construct pro-
fessional office space on the site.
Residents living nearby told P
and Z members that they did not
want to be 'next to commercial
Despite the lack of a positive
recommendation from the P and
Z, the two requests can be ap-
proved by the Wakulla County
Commission at an Oct. 3 hearing,
In other planning and zoning
items in front of the Wakulla P
and Z Monday, Sept. 12:
The board recommended an
approval for a conditional use
request from Bobby and Carla
Maynor on 5.01 acres on Glover
Road. The applicants are seeking
permission for a boarding and
grooming kennel.
A rezoning application on
44.57 acres from William Lee was
withdrawn. The property is lo-

cated off Ace High Stables Road.
Gerald Thompson received
a recommendation for approval
for a rezoning on five acres off
Rehwinkel Road. The change is
from RR-5 residential to RR-2 resi-
dential to allow one unit per two
Gerald Thompson received
a recommendation for approval
on another five acre parcel on
Rehwinkel Road. The change was
also from RR-5 to RR-2 for one
unit per two acres.
Klein Properties received a
recommendation for rezoning
approval on 10,29 acres at Korn-
egay Way and Canal Street in
Oyster Bay, The applicant is seek-
ing a zoning change from com-
mercial travel trailer park (CTTP)
to RTH residential townhouse,
The property will support a maxi-
mum of four units per acre due
to its location on the coast.
County commissioners will hear
the request Oct. 3 and a final de-
cision on the property will be
made Nov. 7.
James and Terri Smith were
recommended for a final plat ap-
proval on 6.085 acres on Shade-
ville Highway. The applicant is
seeking permission to move lot
William Lee received a rec-
ommendation for a final plat ap-
proval for 51.66 acres on Shade-
ville Highway in the Wakulla Sta-
tion area. The applicant is seek-
ing 24, two acre residential lots.
Michael Harbin and Randy
Merritt were recommended for a
final plat approval on 58.35 acres
on Lower Bridge Road near the
Wakulla Expo Center site. The
applicant is seeking 89 residen-
tial lots in Mallard Pond Phases
1 and 2,
A small scale comprehensive
plan amendment was recom-
mended for approval for Camelot
Phase IV at Commodore Com-
mons off Trice Lane in Craw-
fordville. The applicant may have
up to 10 units per acre on the 9.1
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ioing to do everything we can
3t0 cooperate."
Judge Sauls noted that legal
;deadlines would not change just
'because the courthouse was
"closed, and that he or County
judge Jill Walker would be avail-
-able on Fridays to take up emer-
*gency motions. Someone in the
,derk's office would also need to
.'he present on Fridays to accept
Sand clock in court filings from the
,.. "It creates problems for us,"
Sauls said. "But if that's what the
I county wants to do, then we're
'going to do it."
"What we really need to find
i put we really need to know
what Wakulla County wants us
to do," the judge said,
9, If the county wants to close
4he courthouse on Friday, then
:Sheriff David Harvey might make
I.n office available at his office
"for judges and clerk's staff one
i day a week, Sauls said.
SBut Judge Sauls also suggested
;iJ would only create public con-


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some are closed if this is a piece-
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State Attorney Willie \leggs
that his office would stay with a
five-day week meaning the
courthouse would still need to be
open on Fridays since his
Crawfordville office is on the
third floor.
"I don't see how we can do
that," Meggs said of the four day
week. "My attorneys already work
10 to 12 hour days."
Property Appraiser Anne
Ahrendt said her office would
follow the lead of other constitu-
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how to best serve the public. Elec-
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'Golf Cart Community' Title Stalled

A proposal to designate the
Shell Point area as a golf cart com-
munity has stalled as Wakulla
County Commissioners requested
additional information from a
group of coastal citizens who are
seeking the designation.
Two board members also went
on record stating that they did
not support the concept due to
public safety concerns.
At a workshop Tuesday, Sept.
6. Wakulla County Administrator
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that Sheriff David Harvey and
members of the Community Traf-
fic Safety Team (CTST) do not
have objections to the designa-
Barwick said the commission
has supported the golf cart con-
cept but is concerned about the
liability of residents operating
golf carts on public roads.
Byron Price of Paradise Village
and Alan Lamarche of Shell Point
have spearheaded the designa-
tion effort. They said they will
meet with CTST Chairperson Pat
Jones to discuss safety issues.
Commissioner Ed Brimner asked
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Audit Has

Mark Payne of the auditing
firm James Moore and Company,
CPA painted an improving picture
of Wakulla County Commission
finances Tuesday, Sept. 6 as he
provided the board with a brief
exit report.
Wakulla County Administrator
Parrish Barwick said the audit
report for 2003-2004 has im-
proved over past years. "We have
taken positive steps to improve
the overall financial position of
our county," he said. "Our unre-
served fund balance has in-
creased over the previous fiscal
year and our audit criticisms of
our operating procedures are
Payne said the county's gen-
eral fund ended in the black with
a $1 million surplus. However, he.
told board members' that im-'
provemnents caribe made iri th
reserve fund.
County government should be
able to operate for three months
on the reserve and Payne esti-
mated the county has enough
money to operate for 1 1/2
months, Payne also added that
the number of auditing criticisms
has been reduced this year.,
County commissioners asked
Payne to attend a workshop on
the audit which was set for Tues-
day, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. Payne said
he would be happy to attend the
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going to do and where."
Price noted that residents have
been safely operating golf carts
in the community for 20 years.
,But residents have actually been
breaking the law by operating the
golf carts on county roads. The
designation would make it legal
to operate the carts and require
the carts to be equipped with
safety equipment such as wind-
shields, turn signals and other
Wakulla County Attorney Ron
Mowrey said signs must be
erected in the community so that
motorists are aware of the golf
carts on the roads. To operate the
golf carts at night, additional
safety equipment would be re-
quired, said Mowrey. Operators
of the golf carts may not be
younger than age 14 and desig-
nated roads must be identified,
the attorney added,
Lamarche said the golf cart
designation is favored by many
who live in the community. "The
majority of the community over-
whelmingly supports this," said
Lamarche. "This is not just a Para-
dise Village thing." ,
Resident Ron Piasecki sug-
gested that the commission put
the matter before the voters on a
2006 election ballot.
Commission Chairman Maxie
Lawhon rejected the ballot idea,

saying that the measure was not
a large enough issue to be placed
on the ballot.
Commissioner Brimner sug-
gested adding the Oyster Bay
community to the designation as
well. Lawhon responded that cart
operators could go out on the
highway and be struck by motor-
ists. "There are some sharp curves
and somebody might be killed,"
he said.
Undersheriff Donnie Crum
said commissioners can desig-
nate the area as an experiment.
"We could try it and if it doesn't
work we .can take it back," said
"I'm not going to be in favor
of it no matter what they bring
back," said Commissioner Brian
Langston. "Golf carts should be
on golf courses, not on the road-
"I also have the same feeling.
as Mr. Langston," said Commis-'
sioner Henry Vause. "I'T don't re-
ally like that idea."
"The only way I'm going to
vote for it is with brake lights and
turn signals at all times, if you're
going to operate with cars," said
Commissioner Lawhon.
The board told Lamarche and
Price to come back with a de-
tailed map of what roads they
want to be designated and the
board will consider the request
at a future commission meeting.

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Sheriff's Report
| The Wakulla County Sheriff's Brown wa
Office issued an arrest warrant sault and diso
Sppt. 9 for William Harold Brown, 2 after he alle
4, of Panacea for the second time 49-year-old fei
in a week as Brown allegedly ex- Island Park ar
posed himself to a 23-year-old a sex act.
female victim on Bottoms Road The female
in Panacea, according to Sheriff Road report
David Harvey. asked her ab

The trial judge in the MSBU
lawsuit filed against Wakulla
County said he didn't understand
instructions from the appeal
court when it remanded the case
to him. So he decided to stick by
his earlier ruling that the county's
special assessment for ambu-
lance service was unconstitu-
tional under state law, but did not
take up whether it violated the
U.S. Constitution.
Wakulla Circuit Judge N. Sand-

'Party Patrol'

Targets Teen

iThe Wakulla County Sheriff's
Office "Party Patrol" ivill be out
irn full force enforcing the state
underage drinking laws, accord-
ing to Sheriff David Harvey.
Alcohol remains the major
substance abused by Wakulla
County youths. Approximately
800 county youths were surveyed
by the Florida Youth Substance
Abuse Survey in 2004 and 62 per-
cent said they had used alcohol
on at least one occasion in their
The survey determined that
47.6 percent of middle school age
youths and 74.6 percent of high
school age youths consume alco-
hol. The survey also showed that'
21.5 percent of youths reported
binge drinking with 11.6 percent
at the middle school level and
29.9 percent at the high school
On Friday, Sept. 9, the sheriff's
office Party Patrol, in .a joint ef-
fort with the Florida Highway
Patrol and agents from the state
Division of Alcohol and Tobacco,
located a large party in the
Apalachicola National Forest near
Arran Road in Crawfordville.
The sheriff's office and the
other agencies made 12 arrests at
the gathering. "We intend to con-
tinue to aggressively enforce un-
derage drinking laws and ask all
parents and citizens of Wakulla
County to help us in our effort
to reduce these numbers in
Wakulla County," said Sheriff

Deputies Raid

Party In Forest
The Florida Highway Patrol,
Wakulla County Sheriff's Office
and Florida Division of Alcohol
and Tobacco raided a drinking
party Saturday, Sept. 10 at 1 a.m.
at Government Road and Forest
Road 313 in Crawfordville, accord-
ing to FHP officials.
The party was being attended
by approximately 100 underage
people. Five were charged with
possession of alcohol by a per-
son under age 21 and the parents
of the minors were called to pick
up their children.
Law enforcement officials con-
fiscated four ice chests filled with
beer. The arrests are part of an
ongoing investigation between
the agencies to help reduce the
use of alcohol by minors and re-
duce the number of alcohol re-
lated crashes in the county.
The Florida Highway. Patrol
and Wakulla Sheriff's Office will
continue to investigate parties
where minors are suspected of
consuming alcoholic beverages.


Nets Arrests
The Wakulla County Sheriff's
Office participated in the state-
wide "You Drink and Drive, You
Lose" campaign Thursday, Aug.
25 through Monday, Sept. 5, ac-
cording to Sheriff David Harvey.
The sheriff's office and Florida
Highway Patrol set up eight
checkpoints on Wakulla County
roadways and, during the checks,
15 citations for various traffic of-
fenses were issued along with
two DUI arrests and, seven drug
arrests. One fugitive warrant was
served and three arrests for other
offenses were made,

s charged with as-
)rderly conduct Sept.
?gedly confronted a
male victim at Mash
id asked to perform

victim on Bottoms
.d that Brown had
)out drugs on the

ers Sauls said at a hearing on
Tuesday, Sept. 13 that he would
not guess what the First District
Court of Appeal intended when
it sent the case back to him.
William Owen, lead attorney
for residents who challenged the
constitutionality of the special
assessment, contended that if it
was unconstitutional on federal
grounds then the monies should
be refunded to taxpayers. It
would also entitle Owen and the
other lawyers to attorney's fees.
County Attorney Donna Big-
gins argued that Judge Sauls' rul-,
ing on state law was' legally suf-
ficient and that it was unneces-
sary to find the special assess-
ments "doubly unconstitutional."
S"This order here has got me
buffaloed a little bit," Judge Sauls
said. "I don't even know why
they'd be sending this back to
There was a suggestion that
the lawyers file for a clarification
from the appeal court.
"Can you imagine that august
body sending back a case to a
judge juggling 2,000 cases, includ-
ing working as chief bottle
washer?" Sauls asked.
Owen suggested that the ap-
peal court's order should be read
as instructing him, to go ahead
and rule on the federal matter,
contending that it produced an-
other result in that it would trig-
ger a refund and attorney's fees.
"I'm not going to sit here and
try to guess," Sauls responded. He
indicated that he would stick by
his earlier ruling and let the law-
yers appeal the case.
The lawsuit was filed by
Randolph and Mary Nelson,
Willie and Josephine Jackson,
Harrison and Yvonne Metcalf, Jim
and Ann Cooper. and John and
Delores Pr6obert.
In May 2004, Judge Sauls ruled
that the special assessment for
ambulance service was unconsti-
tutional because real property
derives no benefit from the as-
sessment. He further ordered that
there should be no refund be-
cause the county passed the or-
dinance in good faith, relying on
state law at the time.
In June 2005, the First District
Court of Appeal in Tallahassee'
found that "the general rule is
that a taxpayer is normally en-
titled to a refund of taxes paid.
pursuant to an unlawful assess-
ment." The three judge panel
noted that the Florida Supreme
Court carved out an exception in
cases where (1) the tax was en-
acted in good faith, relying on a
presumptively valid statute, and
(2) there would be a hardship in
refunding the invalid assess-
The appeal court reversed and
remanded the case, saying Sauls
did not reach this issue in his
Owen contended that if the
special, assessment violated the
U.S. Constitution then there are
no exceptions and the county
must refund the money.,
The judge noted Owen's insis-
tence that he rule on that issue
even as he refused.
The parties indicated they,
would likely be ready for trial by
the end of November.

Judge Sticks With Past

Ruling In MSBU Lawsuit

road before she went swimming.
He returned later to confront her
naked on the shore. Brown alleg-
edly .told the victim that he had
just gotten out of jail for making
sexual suggestions to the 49-year-
old and he wanted to do the
same to her.
The victim identified Brown
through a photo lineup. Det. John
Zarate investigated.
In other activity reported by
the Wakulla County Sheriff's Of-
fice during the past week:
On Sept. 8, Joseph D. Vernon
of Crawfordville reported a theft
of an air compressor, valued at
$100. The property was removed
from a work trailer in the victim's
front yard. Deputy Daniel Harrell
On Sept. 7, Cynthia M.
Highsmith of Crawfordville re-
ported the theft of mechanic uni-
forms and saw blades, valued at
$200. The property was taken
from Downtown Automotive in
Crawfordville. A truck title was
also stolen. A suspect has been
identified. Deputy Daniel Harrell
On Sept. 8, Paul A. Williams
of Crawfordville reported a crimi-
nal mischief as someone broke a
window at his home. Damage
was estimated at $200. During an
interview near the home, Heath
Strickland, 21, of Crawfordville
told Lt. James Plouffe that he had
broken the window. He was
charged with criminal mischief.
On Sept. 8, Jennie King of
Crawfordville reported a criminal
mischief as two trees in her yard
were cut down and a third was
topped. Deputy Evelyn Brown
interviewed two employes from
a tree company who had been
instructed to cut the trees by
Progress Energy. The victim said
she would be in contact with the
,power company.
On Sept. 8, Eva A. Nelson of
Crawfordville reported the theft
of an ATM card. Someone made
seven ATM withdrawals worth
$520. A suspect has been identi-
fied. Deputy Daniel Harrell inves-
On Sept. 8, Charles'D.
Bickerstaff of Crawfordville and,
Advantage Marine reported a
forgery' as a suspect, who has
been identified, passed a stolen
check for $225. The, check was
stolen from a Medart business
and the account had been closed.
A criminal history check of the
suspect noted that he has several
cases of uttering and fraud in
Wakulla and Franklin counties.
The case has been turned over to
the criminal investigations unit
to acquire an arrest warrant.
Deputy Vicki Walker investigated.
On Sept. 12, a 15-year-old
Crawfordville juvenile was charged
with lewd and lascivious conduct
after he allegedly removed a belt
and bra from a 15-year-old female
victim on a Wakulla County
school bus.
The victim reported that the
suspect would not keep his hands
off of her in the back of the bus
and also pulled on her undergar-
ments. Deputy Joe Page investi-
On Sept. 12, Val W. Gran-
tham of Crawfordville and the
Wakulla County School Board re-
ported the theft of food from the
WHS cafeteria. Chicken strips and
Gatorade were reported missing
and a suspect has been identified.
Deputy Lorne Whaley investi-
On Sept, 10, Barbara S.
Holton of Crawfordville reported
a burglary at her home. Jewelry,
valued at $3,000. was removed.
Sgt. Jimmy Sessor investigated,
On Sept. i0, Ron Young of
Tallahassee reported a burglary
at the Panacea Stop N Save.
Deputy Billy Jones responded to


the business alarm and discov-
ered the front doors of the busi-
ness pulled out. An ATM was
spotted on the ground. A forced
entry was discovered and a rope
had been tied to the ATM. Dam-
age to the business is estimated
at $1,000. Damage to the ATM is
estimated at $5,000. A suspect
has been identified. Sgt. Jud
McAlpin, Lt. Pat Smith and Det.
Eddie Wester investigated,
On Sept. 9, Otho L. Lyles of
Crawfordville reported a burglary
at Triangle Pawn Shop. Someone
broke into the victim's tool shed
and removed $15,000 worth of
tools. Sgt. Jimmy Sessor, Det.
Eddie Wester, Crime Scene Inves-.
tigator Melissa Harris and Cap-
tain Steve Ganey investigated.
On Sept. 9, Damon M. Lee
of Crawfordville reported a grand
theft of $300 worth of tools from
his truck. Deputy Mike Kemp in-
On Sept. 10, law enforce-
ment officials were working an
underage drinking, detail when
they discovered Jean Stephens,'
35, who was wanted for an out-
standing warrant. Stephens alleg-
edly attempted to 'flee as law
enforcement officials arrested
The suspect was placed in a
patrol vehicle while law enforce-
ment officials controlled the,
crowd of more than 100 people.
Deputies discovered that Steph-
ens slipped away and they were
unable to locate her. Warrants for
escape and resisting arrest with-
out violence have been issued.
Deputy Lorne Whaley, Deputy
Charlie Odom, Deputy Matt
Helms, Det, Fred Nichols and Det.
John Zarate investigated,
On Sept. 10, Andrew Keith,

an escapee from the Wakulla
County Jail, was caught at the
Tallahassee bus station. Undersh-
eriff Donnie Crum received infor-
matipn on his location from a
local citizen. Keith had been,
sought on escape charges since
April. Captain Dale Wise and
Undersheriff Crum conducted a
surveillance operation at the bus
station where Keith was taken
into custody. The Leon County
Sheriff's Office assisted with the
On Sept. 4, the Special Op-
erations Unit discovered eight
marijuana plants, valued at
$8,000, being cultivated in a
wooded area off Mount Beasor
Road in Sopchoppy.,
Law enforcement officials re-
ceived an anonymous tip about
the plants. The plants were seized

during the ongoing investigation.
The seizure is the sixth for the
Special Operations' Unit in the
county this year.
On Sept. 12, Franklin E. Pate
of Crawfordville reported the
theft of an air compressor and
generator from the Hammocks
subdivision. The property is
owned by Southern Realty and
Development. The property was
taken from a shed following a
forced entry. Sgt. C.L. Morrison
The Wakulla County Sheriff's
Office received 862 calls for ser-
vice during the past week.
Note to our readers: The
people who are reported as
charged with crimes in this col-
umn have not yet been to trial
and are therefore presumed in-
nocent until proven guilty.

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hearings on the adoption of Ordinance 2005-03, An
Ordinance to adopt the Operating Budgets for the
General Fund and the Water Fund of the City of
Sopchoppy and to provide a reasonable anticipated
revenue and expenditure schedule for the 2005-
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The dates and time for the meetings are Sept. 12, 19, and
26 at 6:30 p.m. Each of these meetings will be held at City
Hall, 100 Municipal Avenue, Sopchoppy, FL. Adoption of
the Odinance is scheduled for the Special Called
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obtained or viewed at City Hall. The public is urged to
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CASE NO.: 2005-146 CA
Linda G. Alexander and Robert G. Alexander,
Rebecca Belcher, if alive, and/or her unknown
spouses,,heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors,
and all parties, natural, corporate, or otherwise,
claiming interests by, through, under, or against
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Unit 2, Block 3, Lot 18 of Wakulla Gardens,
a subdivision as per plat or map thereof in
Plat Book 1, page 42 of the public records
of Wakulla County.
As filed, this quiet title action requests the Court
determine that none of the above-named parties
have any right, title or interest in the parcel of prop-
erty described by meets and bounds description
as follows:
You are required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, on Plaintiff's Attorney, Doris
Sanders, whose address is 2181 Crawfordville
Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327, on or before
September 29, 2005, and TO file the original with
the clerk of the above named court either before
service on Plaintiff's Attorney or immediately there-
after; otherwise a default may be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the complaint or pe-
Dated this 2nd day of September, 2005.
Clerk of the Court

September 8,

Legal Not



-s- Becky Whaley
As Deputy Clerk
,15,22,29, 200,5

File No. 05-88-PR


The administration of the estate of Dennis
Blake Council, deceased, whose date of death was
July 10, 2005, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, File
Number 05-88-PR, the address of which is 3056
Crawfordville Highway,, Crawfordville, Florida
32327.The names and addresses of the personal
representatives and the personal representatives'
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons,
who have claims or demands against the
decedent's estate, including unmatured,,contingent
or unliquidated claims, and who have been served
a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons who have claims or demands against the
decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with
THIS NOTICE IS: September 8, 2005.
Attorney for Personal Representatives:'
Florida Bar No. 0018120
Ausley & McMullen
Post Office Box 391
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
(850) 224-9115
Personal Representatives:
-s- Brian C. English
81 Old Still Road
Crawfordville, FL 32327
-s- William Mark Payne
1157 Stoney Creek Way
Tallahassee, FL 32317,
September 8, 15, 2005.

Legal Notice

Request for General Contractors/
Building/Residential Contractors
The Wakulla County Board of County Commission-
ers Request That Contractors Interested in per-
forming repairs/rehabilitation work for Wakulla
County Housing Department apply at 11 Bream
Fountain Road, Crawfordville, Florida. Applications
will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. September 30,
Contractors must be insured, possess a current
State of Florida license and have pollution occur-
rence insurance and any other license/certificate
required by Wakulla County to perform work with
in the county and cannot be debarred from work-
ing under federal grants. The poll of contractors,
created by this notice will bid on Wekulla County
housing work without further advertisement. The
Waku[lla County Board of Commissioners will at
that time reserve the right to reject any and all bids
or portions thereof.
All work to be funded by the weatherization pro-
gram and the state housing initiatives partnership.
All work performed in accordance with state and
local codes and the guidelines set forth by the fund-
ing programs.
Forfurther information, call Mr. Robin Dias at (850)
926-7977. Wakulla County is an equal opportunity
September 15, 22, 2005

Legal Notice f

August 15, 2005
Present: Maxie Lawhon; Chairman;-Henry
Vause, Vice-Chairman; Ed Brimner, BOCC;
Howard Kessler, BOCC; Brian Langston, BOCC;
Parrish Barwick, County Administrator; Ron
Mowrey, County Attorney and Evelyn Evans,
Deputy Clerk.
6:00 p.m. Meeting called to order. Parrish
Barwick opened in prayer and pledge.
(CD5:51:48) Kessler made a motion to approve
the Agenda with the following changes, under
Brimner add (1) Sign Ordinance Workshop and
(2) Infrastructure Committee, under Kessler add
(4) Travel expenses to Pinellas County on August
25, under Langston add (1) Update on Swimming
Pool, under General Business add (3) Hook pre-
sentation on Septic Tanks. Second by Langston.
All for. Motion Carried. 5-0
(CD5:55:44) Wakulla County Sheriff's Depart-
ment Hurricane Dennis debris. Brimner made a
motion to continue picking up home debris from
residences that were destroyed by Hurricane Den-
nis for persons that do not have insurance with
cutoff at the end of the month; the debris must be
pushed out to the road. Second by Kessler. Voting
for: Vause, Kessler, Brimner and Langston. Op-
posed: Lawhon. Motion Carried. 4-1
(CD6:02:21) 1. Barbara Spears Home de-
stroyed in Hurricane Dennis Kessler made a
motion to support Barbara Spears in obtaining an
answer for housing, due to her home being de-
stroyed by Hurricane Dennis. Second by Brimner.
All for. Motion Carried. 5-0
(CD6:09:10) 2. Ms. Peters -Tree Ordinance
.(CD6:10:45) 3. Marcie Morton condition of
Atkinson Road
(CD6:19:41) 4. John Trice Building in County
and overcrowding of schools
(CD6:21:25) 5. Virginia Brock Old Magnolia
Road paving and the karst, sinkhole protection or-
(CD6:24:19) 6. Tony Mariano Requesting to
close White Drive which is a private road and is
not maintained by the County
(CD6:30:27) 7. Paul Johnson Downtown
Crawfordville Workshop to be held on August 25th
at the Agriculture Center
1. Bills and Vouchers Vause made a motion
to approve the Consent Agenda. Second by
Langston. Voting for: Lawhon, Vause, Brimner and
Langston. Opposed: Kessler. Motion Carried. 4-1
(CD6:33:50) 1. Impact Fee Survey discus-
(CD6:39:59) 2. Golf Cart Community at Shell
Point Brimner made a motion to hold a work-
shop regarding the Golf Cart Community at Shell
Point on Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.
Second by Langston. All for. Motion Carried. 5-0
(CD6:51:05) 1. Local Mitigation Strategy Re-
vision Brimner made a motion to adopt a Reso-
lution with changes as requested by the County
Attorney regarding the revised Local Mitigation
Strategy Plan. Second by Langston. All for. Motion
Carried. 5-0
(CD7:18:10) 2: Workshop with Building Depart-
ment regarding contractor licenses. Brimner made
a motion to hold a Workshop on Monday, August

29,2005 at 6:00 p.m. with the Building Department
regarding contractor licenses for persons coming
into the County to work. Second by Kessler. All for.
Motion Carried. 5-0
(CD7:21:32) 1. Clustering/P.U.D. slide pre-,
(CD7:39:14) 2. Truck Routes-information item
(CD7:46:01) 3. Wetlands Committee- infor-
mation item
(CD7:46:39) 4. Travel to Pinellas Brimner
made a motion to approve the travel expense for
the Pinellas County trip on August 25th for Kessler.
Second by Vause. All for. Motion Carried. 5-0
(CD7:46:58) 1. Sign Ordinance Brimner
made a motion to hold a Workshop on Monday,
August 29, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. regarding the sign
ordinance. Second by Kessler. All for. Motion Car-
ried. 5-0 ,
(CD7:49:57) 2. Infrastructure Committee Work-
shop Brimner made a motion to hold a Work-
shop with the Infrastructure Committee on Mon-
day, September 19, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. Second by
Langston. All for. Motion Carried. 5-0
(CD7:53:39) 1, Swimming Pool- information
Vause made a motion to approve the minutes
from the Regular Scheduled Board Meeting held
on August 1, 2005. Second by Langston. All for.
Motion Carried. 5-0
Vause made a motion to adjourn. Second by
Langston. All for. Motion Carried. 5-0
8:10 p.m. Meeting adjourned
September 15, 2005

Legal Notice

Notice is given pursuant to Florida Self-Storage
Facility Act, Florida Statutes, Chapter 83, Part IV
that Seminole Self Storage will hold a sale by
sealed bid on SEPT. 24,2005 at 10:00 a.m. at2314
Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327,
of the contents of Mini-Warehouse containing per-
sonal property of:
Before the sale date of SEPT. 24, 2005 The Own-
ers may redeem their property by payment of the
outstanding balance and cost by mailing it to 2314
Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327 or
Paying in person at the warehouse location.
September 15, 22, 2005

Legal Notice

Case No. 2005-234 CA
Linda G. Alexander and-Robert G. Alexander,
Donald R. Galbraith and Helen L. Galbraith,
if alive, and/or their unknown spouses', heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors, and all parties
natural,; corporate, or otherwise, claiming
interests by, through, under, or against those
parties, to have any right, title or interest in or to
the lands hereinafter described,
TO: Donald R. Galbraith and Helen L. Galbraith, if
alive, and/ or their unknown spouses, heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, creditors, and all parties natural,
corporate, or otherwise, claiming interests by,
through, under or against those parties, to have
any right, title or interest in or to the lands herein-
after described.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet
title to the following real property in Wakulla County,
Florida has been filed against you:
Unit 2, Block 5, Lot 44 of Wakulla Gardens,
a subdivision as per plat or map thereof in
Plat Book 1, page 42 of the public records
of Wakulla County.
As filed, this quiet title action requests the Court
determine that none of the above-named parties
have any right, title or interest in the parcel of prop-
erty described by meets and bounds description
as follows:
You are required'to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, on Plaintiff's Attorney, Doris
Sanders, whose address is 2181 Crawfordville
Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327, on or before
October 14, 2005, and to file the original with the
clerk of the above named court at 3056
Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327 either
before service on Plaintiff's Attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default may be entered.
against you for the relief demanded in the com-
plaint or petition.
Dated this 12th day of Sept., 2005
As Clerk of the Court
(Circuit Cburt Seal)
By: -s- Becky Whaley
As Deputy Clerk
September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 2005


Landscaping, plant sales, maintenance,
and installation. 962-4861. F
We stock water pumps, electric motors
and parts. Complete installation, and re-
pair services. 962-3051. F
pet/Upholstery Cleaning; Heating/AC;
Master Electrician; Commercial Refrigera-
tion and Appliance Repair. Doug Quigg,
926-5790. Lic. No. RA0056416 ER0010924.F
Pressure Washing
Billy Roddenberry
962-4271 F
Michelle Snow's
Piano.Voice.Guitar*Strings, etc.
926-7627 F
Specializing in repair and service, resi-
dential and commercial, homes and mo-
bile homes. 24-hour service. Mark Oliver,
ER0015233, 421-3012. F
Professional Work-Affordable Rates
Tree Removal & Trimming
Firewood & Stump Grinding
Fully Insured, 421-8104. F
Maintenance & Service. Gary Limbaugh,
926-5592, FL License No. CAC1814304. BF
Barbra Faircloth-Pyle

Lic. Real Estate Broker
"Our Most Important Policy is Trust"
(850)421-1200 BF




Are You Tired of Cleaning House?
Residential Office
Good Rates I Call 926-7870. P15,22
Air cond. and heating, service and instal-
lation. Free quote on new equipment.
Trane dealer.,Wefix all brands and mobile
homes. 926-8999. RA0066721 F
Foundations, slabs, driveways,, etc.
Stan Poole at 251-0189. F
Locally Owned-Maintenance, Repair,
Liner Replacements, New Pool Installa-
tions. 566-7946 (swim). BF
Bushhogging, Box Blade, Disc, Fence
Post Dug, Driveways, Clearing. Free Es-
timates. Richard Miller 926-2900. BF
Lot. Clearing-Heavy Brush Removal-
Loader Work and Stump Removal. Call
445-4020 for free estimate. BF
Glass and Screen Replacement, Sun
Rooms, Screen Rooms, Pool Enclosures,
Mirrors, etc. 570-2500, 962-9500. BF
Indoor and Outdoor Repairs
Remodeling, Pressure Washing,
Yard Work. Reasonable Rates.
926-9273, 933-8420 PT9/15
John Devoss Drywall, LLC
Storm Damage Repairs, Removal Re-
placement & Paint. Licensed and Insured.
"The Undisputed King of Remodeling."
(850)508-2740 P1.8,15,22



Cell: (850) 294-3
Office: (850) 421-


Commercial, residential and mobile homes.
Repair, sales, service, installation/all
makes and models. Lic. No. RA0062516.
926-3546. F'
Free Estimates
John Farrell 926-5179 F
Interior, exterior repairs bottom/top.
Homes, mobile homes, boats, carports,'
porches. Roofing, installation on floors,'
carpet, ceramic tile and linoleum, wallpa-.
per, blinds, leaks, windows. Clean outside,
roof, kool seal, painting, vinyl siding and
pressure washing. (850)524-5462. BF
Free Estimates, Affordable Prices
421-7464 or Cell #508-5378 BF
962-6174 BF,




For FREE Estimates
Call 984-8808

30 Years Experience
All Work Guaranteed
Commercial and Residential-quality work
at reasonable rates. (850)926-8984or528-
4292. BF
Residential Cleaning Service
At A Reasonable Rate
Please call 294-1593 BF

Heather moved to Crawfordville with her family
r in 2001 from Tallahassee. She and her family
enjoy the warmth and friendliness of small
n town. Let Heather assist you to find just the
home or property you have been looking for or
if you are selling, call Heather for guidance with
a marketing plan to fit your needs.
Under Construction! $132,000
Nice 3BR/2BA home with garage on 100X100 lot,
great home for first time buyers. Payments could be
ia less than rent and you may qualify for SHIP funds
to help with down payment and closing cost.
f Call today for more information. #1805
Spacious 3BR/1BA Home $189,000
With screen porch and Florida room on 1.83 acres.
You won't find many homes of this quality on the
market these days. Great garden area for veggies
and a stocked fish pond. #110
Bargain Hunter's Delight! $122,000
3BR/2BA manufactured home on 5.73 acres with
468 above ground pool and storage. Would be perfect
7494A home site, live in mobile home while your home is
being built. #1910




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Classified Advertising In The News Doesn't Cost, It Pays and Pays and Pays.


Interior and Exterior Remodeling
Barns, Decks, Pergola
30 years experience.License #3538
(850)926-2027 or cell 570-0480 BF
Specializing in Small "Tracts"
David (850)251-0628, 926-7386 BF
NA seeking live-in position caring for eld-
erly. Call 926-1272. If no answer, leave
msg. P15
Mr. Stump
Quick Service
Cellular: 509-8530 F

For Sale

1468 Crawfordville Hwy.
2002 Ford F250 XLT Diesel
4x4 Supercab, Loaded...,
2002 Toyota Crew Cab
SR5 Pkg., 33k Miles,
Loaded... $16,900
2002 Ford F250 Lariat
Diesel Supercab 4x4
Loaded ... $23,900
2000 Ford F250 XLT Crew
Cab, 4x4, Loaded... $15,900
2001 Nissan Frontier 4x4,
Ext. Cab, V6, Auto, CD,.
AC... $13,900
2002 Chevy Z71 HD
4x4, Leather, CD, Loaded...
2002 Chrysler LXI Mini
Van, Loaded, Leather, CD,
Power Doors... $15,900-
kA J

Queen mattress set, double pillow top.
New in plastic with warranty, $150. 425-
8374. BF
Sleeper sofa; chair/ottoman $125, 15 ft.
Jonboatwith trailer, 25 hp. 2 captain chairs,
trolling motor $1,850. Mike 926-5986, Pis
6 pc. full/queen bedroom set, new in boxes.
Sacrifice, $550. 222-7783. BF
2004 Hyundai XG350L, 36,000 miles, fully
loaded, sunroof. 926-7685 or510-2326.P15
CHERRY SLEIGH BED-$250, brand new,
solid wood. 222-9879. BF
Oakentertainmentcenter$200, largecom-
puter desk w/hutch $150,. contemporary
computer desk w/matching 3-tier shelf $60,
antique cedar chifarobe $75, blue metal
bunkbed w/queen futon on bottom $150,4
ft.-6 ft. walnut dining table w/6chairs,$150.
Call 926-2585. P15
New leather sofa and loveseat, $750. Can
deliver. 222-2113. BF
NEW brand name king mattress set, $250,
in factory plastic, warranty. 425-8374. BF
NEW QUEEN mattress and base, never
used, in unopened plastic. Mustsell, $125.
545-7112. BF
Chest freezer, clean, excellent condition,
28Wx47Lx30D for $40. Oval patio table,
54Lx36W and chase lounge with cushion,
48Lx23W, both marine quality, very good
condition, $30 each or both for $40. Call
926-4392. P15
Cherry table .with 6 chairs and lighted
china cabinet. $3K retail,' sell for $999.
425-8374. BF
MATTRESS SET-new full set with factory
warranty, $99. Call 222-7783. BF
Abundance of bedding, sleeper, sofas,
computers, interior/exterior doors, win-
dows/screens, fiberglass shower units and
light fixtures. Open Tuesday thru Satur-
day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 940 Shadeville Hwy.
(Hwy. 61), 926-4544. BF
NEW BEDROOM SET-beautiful Cherry
Louis Philippe 8 piece wood king sleigh
bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2 nightstands.
Suggested list $4,600, sell $1,650. 545-
7112. BF
93 Jeep Cherokee Sport, 4.0 L, 6 cyl., AC.
Engine runs well, body needs work, $600
firm. 926-4952, leave msg. P
The Thrift Store located at old Goodwill
location, 4360 Crawfordville Hwy. You will
find household items (old and new), lawn
care, furniture, mattresses, clothing, and
gift items. 926-2900. BF
926-7561 BF
Crepe Myrtle's, 3 gal.$4 each or 3 for $10.
30 gal. $35. Sopchoppy Hardware, 962-
3180. P15,22,29

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Help Vanted

Need immediately-professional house
painters, individual hourly painter or sub-
contractors. Call Billy Roddenberry 962-
4271 or 228-5552. BF
Real Estate Closer for small law firm serv-
ing Wakulla and Franklin counties. Com-
pensation according to skills and experi-
ence. Responses confidential. Send re-
sume to Mathews Law Firm:

www.flabeachoffi m


Now Hiring! Motivated? Eager? Looking
for a professional opportunity? Bracken-
Chase Builders is looking for an Assistant
Construction Supervisor. Duties to include:
assisting supervisor in all phases of .resi-
dential construction. Some construction
experience required. Send resumes to
Assistant Super, 3031 Eliza Rd., Suite 1,
Tallahassee, FL 32308 or Fax to (850)309-
7791. B8,15
Are you 55 or older and low income?
Position available in Crawfordvillefor quali-
fied applicant. Primary responsibilities are
to find jobs for low income seniors, com-
pleting forms and entering data into the
computer, answeringthe phone, and greet-
ingthe public. Somedriving required. Good
people skills. Minimum wage, no benefits,
parttime position. Contact (850)926-3561
and request application. B8,15
For local residential construction company,
experience preferred. Must have reliable
transportation and own tools. Apply at:
3031 Eliza Rd., Suite 1, Tallahassee, FL
32308 or Fax to (850)309-7791. B8,15
Needed with tools, transportation and a
CDL license. Call Roberts Sand Co. at
(850)627-4224. A Drug Free Workplace.
Get Paid To Shop! For a list of over 70
companies now hiring Mystery Shopper.
Send $7 plus a long SASE to: Keeper's
Inc., P.O. Box 1107, Woodville, FL 32362-
6200. P15,22,29

The CJIS GROUP Research Team is be-
ing expanded and currently has two new
fulltime research positions open. CJIS
GROUP Inc. is a market research and
consulting firm specializing in criminal jus-
tice and public safety information technol-
ogy. We provide an online resource data-
basewith information regarding city, county
and state IT projects, grantfunding, indus-
try and government reports, events, con-
tacts and profiles. The position of re-
searcher must nave excellent prone com-
- municaiorn skills ,jc.cd writing skills and
working knowledge ol ihelnir-rrei E-mail,
and Word. Compensation forth research
position starts from 18K to 24K with oppor-
tunity for future advancement. The benefit
program includes 10 holidays, 12 leave
.days within the first year and Group Health
(CHP). The research office is located in
Medart, FL. E-mail resume to:
Cheryl @cjisgroup.com. 815,22
Lost Creek Land Development is now
accepting applications for a Truck Driver
with a Minimum of Class B Licenses.
Apply in person at 4851 Coastal Hwy. 98.
No phone calls please. EOE, Drug Free
Workplace. B15


Help Wanted
$29,549 $34,277 annually
Financial Aid
Closing 9/23/05 at 5 pm

The Following vacancies
are fiscal year funded

$40,000 minimum .
DOH/Staffing Services Contract
Closing 9/23/05 at 5 PM

$50,000 65,000 annually
Florida Distance
Learning Consortium
Closing 9/23/05 at 5 PM

$50,000 55,000 annually
Florida Distance
Learning Consortium
Closing 9/23/05 at 5 PM

Visit the College's website at
www.tcc.fl.edu for position details
and employment application.
For ADA accommodations notify
Human Resources; (850) 201-8510,
fax 201-8489, TDD 201-8491 or FL
Relay 711. Submit mandatory
Tallahassee Community College
employment application to. Human
Resources TCC, 444 Appleyard Dr.,
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895; or
email humresttcc.fl.edu.
Human Resources hours
8 A.M. -5 P.M., Mon Fri.

An Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer

Help Wanted |

vided-including salary. Must be 55 years
old and meet DOL income guidelines. Call
(850)523-8542 or (850) 523-8537.

Wanted 1

Graduates of Rickards High School Class
of 1980. Celebrate your 25th Year Class
Reunion. Let's make it a success. For
more information, call 264-4569, or e-mail
tgennie(earthlink.net. P15,22,29


This is the listforthe shelter animals up for

Chesapeake Retriever mix.
Chihuahua mix.
Belgian Shepherd, Malionois mix.
Hound mix.
Black Lab.
Bulldog mixes.
Chow/Shepherd mix, white.

Bulldog mixes.
Jack Russell/Huskie mix puppies.
Hound/Bulldog mixes, very cute.
Great Dane/Bulldog mixes.
Walker Hound.
Chow/Basset, 9 mo. old.

Adult cats and adorable kittens.

Adoption fees include a deposit'for spay-
ing or neutering and rabies vaccination.,
Come see us at #1 Oak Street, next to
sheriff's office. Shelter Hours: Tues. -
Thurs., 10 a.m. 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 10
a.m. 4:30 p.m. Closed Sun. and Mon.
926-0890. P'

Yard Sale |

Two Family-Bicycles $10 and up,,50 gal.
propane, household and miscellaneous
items. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and
17. 156 Westview St. (by cemetery) off
Otter Lake Rd., Panacea. I P15
Saturday, Sept. 17, 1 mile north of Winn
.Qjxieogn, Hwy. 319. ., 15.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 88 Cochise St. off
Spring Creek Hwy. No early-birds, start 8
a.m. Lots of items-beds, small fables
chijdrens clothes, tools, much more' Pi.,
Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Corner
of Cajer Posey and Hwy. 61. Follow sign!
Treadmill, weights, clothes, kids, pool w/
pump, miscellaneous household. PI5
Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to noon.
No early birds. 34 Ring Tailed Eagle Dr. in
Eagles Ridge, Phase II. P15
Fopr Family-Saturday, Sept. 17,2:30 a.m.
until. 73 Little Trail Lane off Spring Creek
Hwy. Sigrs-too much to mention. p 5
Two Family-Saturday, Sept. 17,8 a.m.-12
p.m. Fox Run Circle. Baby items, men and
womens clothing, household items and a
mountain bike. P15

Mobile Home-Rent|

3BR/2B DWMH in Wildwood on 1 acre.
Family room with fireplace, fenced back-
yard, 30x30 garage, $800 per month, $500
dep. Call owner/broker Dee Shriver 926-
8120. B15
Jack Langston Landing, 118 Easy St.-
Great for fishing/hunting camp. 3BR/2B.
SWMH on Ochlockonee River, furnished,
needs TLC, $400/mo., $500 dep. Con-
sider lease purchase. Call owner/broker
Dee Shriver 926-8120. 815
3BR/2B SWMH in Crawfordville, $500/
mo., $300 dep. 519-1420,926-8905. Avail-
able Oct. 1. P15
2BR/2B SWMH in Crawfordville includes
washer/dryer/laundry room, $500/mo.;
$300 dep. 519-1420, 926-8905. P15

Mobile Home-Sale

You Movel $5;000-1994, 2BR/1B, 14x565
SWMH, AC, 200 amp pole included. 36
Circle Dr. 926-8517. 815,22

Real Estate-Rent i

Weekly Rentals Available, $160 perweek.
Panacea Motel, (850)984-5421. BF
Long Term Rental! Tide Creek-great gated
community with bay access. 3BR/2B, new
home, completely furnished, hardwood
floors, 9 ft. ceilings, 1,450+/- sq. ft. on pil-
ings. Magnificent view of Tide Creek from
the screened porch. Just $1,200 per
month. Contact Ochlockonee Bay Realty
(850)984-0001. www.obrealty.com
obr(@obrealty.com. B15
Long Term Rental! New' Camelot
Townhome, d town Crawfordville. 3BR/
2B, 2 story with community pool. Just $870
per month. Contact Ochlockonee Bay
Realty (850)984-0001. www.obrealty.com
obr@)obrealty.com. 815
Apartment for Rent-2BR/1 B brick duplex
with CHA, hook-ups, back porch near Ace
Hardware. Rent$550/mo., dep. $500.926-
3091. P15I
New in Songbird, 24 Swift Pass, 3BR/2B,
$1,000/mo. No pets. (850)566-5803. P15,22
3BR/2B house, large fenced yard, carport,
storage building, $675/mo., first and last
months plus security dep. 926-3019. P15
4BR/2B house, CHA, located at 1825 Curtis
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canals at Shell Point, Ochlock-
onee Bay, Oyster Bay and Pana-
cea with an estimated cost of
$190,000. Wakulla County Admin-
istrator said the cleanup expenses
will have to be paid out of the
county reserve fund. Residents
reported that much of the debris
from coastal homes floated into
the canals following the severe
storm surge from the hurricane.
Commission Chairman Maxie
Lawhon said he is considering
taking a work crew to help with
the relief efforts in Mississippi.
The crew will include Sopchoppy
Water System and county work-
ers along with some heavy equip-
Lawhon said the crew decided
not to go on its first opportunity
because a water system in Mis-


Continued from Page 1
take protective measures such as
clothing and bug spray as the
insects pose a threat of West Nile
Merritt added that the county
is hoping to change from the
present chemicals being used to
a. water based mosquito control
spray. The county must get water
service at the landfill to mix the,
compound before the water
based program can begin, he said.
In other matters in front of the
Wakulla County Commission on
Tuesday, Sept. 6:
SResident Ron Piasecki asked
commissioners to look into gaso-
line price gouging following Hur-
ricane Katrina. He said local gas
suppliers jumped prices from
$2.75 to.more than $3 per gallon
following Katrina with as many
as four price changes during the
same day.
Commissioners approved a
Workforce Plus Proclamation de-
claring the week of Sept. 5 as
Workforce Development Week.
Workforce Plus has one-stop cen-
ters in Crawfordville, Quincy and

sissippi they were considering
repairing has already been fixed.
The "communications system is
in disarray," added Lawhon,
which makes phone calls to the
devastated area difficult and co-
ordinating efforts slow.
"There is a lot to be done there
and we may still be needed later,"
said Lawhon. "I would not send
someone we could not spare. Our
people come first."
"They're not organized enough
yet to know what they need," said
Blanchard who made a relief trip
to Gulfport over Labor Day week-
Commissioner Ed Brimner
said the board supports helping

St. Marks -

Continued from Page 1
equipped for the sale of stamps
and mailing of packages. Until the
electronic connections are made,
the mobile unit will not be able
to accept credit cards, debit cards
or provide money orders.
Postmaster Gouge said Pana-
cea Postmaster Linda Thompson
is assisting him in setting up for.
retail sales. The unit will accept
cash and checks until the elec-
tronics are ready.
Residents have been very
pleased by the mobile unit, said
Gouge. "We've had many thank
yous," he said. "It's like a breath
of fresh air for them." '
The mobile unit will be open
from 10 a.m. until noon and from
1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on week-
days. Gouge said he will also be
open for a limited number of
hours on Saturdays as soon as
relief help can be lined up.
Federal officials have not an-
nounced a date to get back into
the postal building but hope to
be fully operational soon.
In other postal news, the pro-
posed post office that will be
built in Crawfordville will be bid
out in late September and con-
struction is scheduled, to begin
in October,

the Gulf Coast communities in
any way possible. "We need to
do what we can to help our neigh-
bors," said Commissioner Brian
Langston. "They're in a mess."
Board members told Lawhon that
he can organize a crew to go west.
if it is deemed necessary.
Veolia Water Systems Project
Manager Randy Merritt added
that Hurricane Dennis has put a
strain on the county landfill. "We
are desperately low on space out
there at the landfill," he said.
The county no longer buries
garbage at the Lower Bridge Road
landfill but does accept construc-
tion and demolition debris.

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School Board
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"Every one of us is getting hit
with an increase," School Board
Chairman Greg Thomas said,
while noting that there is still not
adequate funding for schools. For
example, he said, teachers are
using their own money to buy
classroom supplies such as cop-
ies because they face a limit on
how many copies they can make
at the schools. Teachers end up.
going to Kinko's to make copies
and pay for it out of their own
The school board's taxes are
.5 mills less than last year, but it
still results in an increase due to
higher values. Last year's tax levy
,of 9.2 mills brought in $6.7 mil-
lion, while this year's levy of 8.7
mills will bring in $9.5 million.
It was stressed again and again
that the required local effort -
.that is, the millage the district
must levy in order to receive state
,funding is 5.37 mills.
Assistant Superintendent
,Jimmie Dugger, who oversees the
district's finances, noted that the
average for state funding ac-
counts for 52 percent of most
school districts' budgets. But 74
percent of the funds in Wakulla
County's budget comes from the
The Wakulla High School bond
issue is down to .57 mills from
.81 mills.
Over and over it was reiterated
that the only real leeway in the
district's budget is the optional
2.0 mills for capital outlay.
Dugger read off a list of
projects the money is being used
for in the next couple of years,
including the purchase of five
new buses. Of the district's cur-
rent fleet of 61 buses, 14 are more
than 15 years old. Windows at

replaced; anadevile needs a new
roof: pre-kindergarten needs por-
: In two budget years, the dis-
trict is projecting it will need to
commit that 2 mills to the state
in order to build another elemen-
tary school to meet the class-size
Superintendent Miller noted
several times that special facih-
ties funding from the state has
.paid for the last three schools
built in the district, at a much"
reduced cost to citizens. By'corn-
mitting the capital outlay village
to the state, WakulEa County was
able to construct Shadeville at a
cost of $5.9 million in 1989 while
paying only' $900,000 in local
taxes. Medatt Elementary cost $9
million but local taxes accounted
for only $1.Q million of that. And
'the recently opened Crawford-
ville Elementary cost $12.0 mil-.
lion but cost only $2,6 million in
local taxes. ,
SMiller said the board was be-
ing fiscally responsible in build-
ing schools at a cost of less than
25 percent. ,
A new school is projected to
cost $18 million, but will require
only $4.5 million in local taxes,
:Miller said.
Some residents were still con-
"cerned about the increase. Duane
Broadway said he worried the
jump in property values pre-
sented a hardship to local busi-
nesses. "A small business on the
319 corridor," he said, "can't cut
enough hair to pay the taxes."
Some who had spoken out
about the school board taxes
seemed mollified after the long
discussion. Resident Ron Piasecki
went to the podium a second
time to say he was "impressed"
with the school board and its

The outpouring of support for
victims of Hurricane Katrina has
been so overwhelming from
Florida residents that officials in
MVississippi no longer have space
for all the goods that are being
trucked in, according to Wakulla
County Emergency Management
Director Joe Blanchard of the
sheriff's office.
Blanchard said that 458 trucks
are waiting to be unloaded in
Mississippi but with no ware-
house space available many are
being sent back. Approximately
200 of the trucks are being sent
to Thomasville, GA for potential
use by victims of Hurricane
Ophelia in the Carolinas.
However, Blanchard reported
that donations from Wakulla
County have been getting to hur-
ricane victims as a filmed report
on The Weather Channel showed
cases of water from Wakulla
County being loaded into helicop-
ters for delivery to victims in
southern Mississippi.
For the month of September,
Wakulla area residents are being
asked to replenish their generous
supply of food, toiletries, linens
and clothing for storage in the
county and distribution following
-the next natural disaster.
Donations will be accepted in
Room 2 at the livestock pavilion
in Crawfordville. Volunteers are
needed to accept the donations.
Anyone who can help is asked to
contact former Crawfordville
Postmaster Becky Shuler at 926-
6284 between the hours of 10
a.m. and 6 p.m.
"They (Mississippi officials)
have more (donations) than they
know what to do with and they
don't have any warehouse space
available," said Blanchard.
Cash donations are being ac-
cepted in the newly created
Wakulla County Disaster Relief
Fund, P.O. Box 1272, Crawford-
ville, FL 32326. Blanchard said the
money will be kept in a bank

Since 1985



until it is needed. Disaster relief
items can be purchased for less
in bulk before they are needed
rather than making purchases
during the time of disaster, said
Blanchard added that the
county will be seeking perma-
nent warehouse space to store
the donated items. Donations
will also be accepted at the
Wakulla Community Blood Drive
Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 2 p.m.
until 7 p.m. at the Winn-Dixie
parking lot.
Floridians have come to the
rescue of Mississippi public offi-
cials also, Blanchard concluded,
as 660 law enforcement officers
have reported for duty in the
hurricane-ravaged state along
with 3,200 storm experienced
emergency management officials
from Florida who have taken over
the running of the disaster relief
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