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LIBRARY OF FLORIDA HISTORY
404 LIBRARY WEST
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
GAINE-VILLE, FL. 32611
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See Editorial, Page 4
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SFriday Morning )
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Published Wednesdays & Fridays
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Reception Will Honor
Four Lawmakers' Visit
MEMBERS of the Jefferson County Legislative Committee
met with the governor last week to plead the county's
case. The members report the audience went well, but the
governor encouraged them to push for passage of his Rural
Initiative. From left, David Frisby, Curt Kiser, Jerry
Sutphin, Dick Bailar, Felix Joyner, Gov. Jeb Bush, Julie
Conley, Kim Barnhill, Ed Vollertsen and John Culbreath.
Senior Staff Writer
The Jefferson County legislative
lobbying committee will host a
small reception in honor of lawmak-
ers 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Opera
House. The public is invited to at-
Following the reception, which
will include refreshments and appe-
tizers, the legislative delegation will
hold a public hearing.
The legislative delegation consists
of State Senators Al Lawson and
Nancy Argenziano and State House
Representatives Will Kendrick and
The four lawmakers will discuss
the pressing issues of the coming
legislative session, as well as solicit
input on the issues of concern here.
Local officials are sure to present
the lawmakers with a list of the pet
projects the community wants
funded, including the industrial park
upgrade and the Cooper's Pond
sewer extension project.
Local officials are also sure to
press the legislators to approve the
governor's Rural Initiative, which
promises to be beneficial to small
Members of the local legislative
lobbying committee met with Gov,
Jeb Bush last week and the governor
impressed on them the need to push
for passage of the measure in the
2 More Major Developments
Slated For Planners' Review
Senior Staff Writer
The Planning Commission is
.scheduled to take up two
noteworthy developments at its Feb.
The first is a large residential
subdivision in the Lloyd area, to be
called Oak Hill Farms Subdivision.
SThe second is a training center for
students in the construction
industry. The latter facility,,to be
:called the Future Builders of
America Training Center, is slated
for a 477-acre property in -the
southern part of the county, near the
Leon County line.
The Oak Hill Farms Subdivision
will take up 351 acres owned 'by
Beth L. Timm. The property, south
of Lloyd and east of SR-59, is zoned
agriculture. Jeff Ard, the developer,
proposes subdividing the parcel into
109 single-family lots.
According to the preliminary plat
narrative submitted to the Planning
Department, the subdivision will
consists of 26 lots that are three
acres -or larger and 83 lots that will
range from a minimum of one acre
to just below three acres.
Sewer and water 'for the
development will consist of wells
One is Large Subdivision,
Two Is A Training Center,
and septic tanks. The roadways and
storm water management system
will be privately owned and
According to the developer, the
storm water management system
\ Ill conformnn with the natural drain-
age patterns of the area.
The developer proposes con-
structing a storm water management
facility at the southwest corner of
the development, adjacent to the
SR-59 right-of-way. This facility
will treat and attenuate the storm
water that discharges from the prop-
erty into the state right-of-way.
Other areas of the project will
employ natural drainage features,
enhanced by run-off buffers, road-
side swale treatment and other stan-
dard practices for the attenuation
and filtration of storm water.
The Florida Home Builders Asso-
ciation Foundation (FHBA) is be-
hind the second project, which
involves a 477-acre parcel at the in-
tersection, of the Natural Bridge
Road and the Jefferson/Leon County
The FHBA is seeking a special ex-
ception to the Ag-20 designation
(one dwelling per 20 acres) to con-
struct a meetifig room and some 24
cottages for outdoor recreational use
by youths interested in pursuing
According to the developer's-
project narrative, the cottages will
provide sleeping accommodations
and rest rooms for the youth and the
training staff, who will use the facil-
ity on different occasions through-
out the year.
In the off-months, the FHBA
plans to use the facilities for its re-
gional meetings or allow other or-
ganizations, and associations to hold
their functions there.
The FHBA proposes utilizing an
Existing dirt road off the Natural
SBridge Road to serve the site. The
plan is to widened the road to ac-
commodate two-way traffic but
leave it unpaved.
Per the project narrative, the road-
way, the maintenance shed, the cot-
tages and the outdoor recreational
fields will be located outside of any
environmentally sensitive land. The
meeting room, meanwhile, will be
constructed on an extension of land
that juts into a small lake on the
The FHBA training program
aims to encourage youths to pursue
a career in the construction industry.
The FHBA foundation has three
stated goals. These goals are: to pro-
vide scholarships for deserving stu-
dents who are seeking a career in
the trades and construction industry;
to create a program at both the state
and national levels that encourages
high school and college students to
participate in the construction indus-
try; and to establish a training center
that provides a summer-camp type
atmosphere for the Future Builders
of America program.
"It is our hope that the camp will
eventually be opened for use by cor-
porations, churches, families, etc.,"
states the project narrative. "There
will be a building dedicated for
workmanship endeavors, such as
learning how to use power tools,
"building picnic tables, doghouses
"The camp emphasizes the class-
room portion of the learning. In
other words, while the students will
have some hands-on application,
(See Development page 2)
SHERIFF DAVID HOBBS spoke to the crowd at the Annual
MLK Celebration at the Recreation Park, Monday. (News
Joyner To Step Down
As Sheriff Dept. Major
Senior Staff Writer
Major Mike Joyner is leaving the
Sheriffs Department effective Jan.
His actual retirement date is not
until sometime in March, but Joyner
will be using up accumulated off-
time in the interim.
"Thirty-two years in law enforce-
ment is a long time," Joyner said
initially, in response to the question
of why he was leaving the depart-
As it was, he had been planning
to retire in August, .he added.
What part, if any, did the election
of Sheriff David Hobbs play in his
decision to speed up his retirement?
"I have nothing bad to say about
Sheriff Hobbs," Joyner said of the
new sheriff, who participated in the
interview. "But I think it's better for
the department'if I leave now and let
Hobbs bring whoever he wants to be
his under-sheriff and that he can
mold to his liking. I think that's
Hobbs, for his part, praised Joy-
ner's dedication and
"I compliment his dedicated serv-
ice to the county and the fact that he
(See Joyner Page 10)
Health Department To Host
2nd Community Discussion
...vows he won't cut his ties
with law enforcement or the
Senior Staff Writer
The Health Department on Tues-
day will host the second of a series
of planned workshops that aim to
explore the strategies the commu-
nity needs to develop to improve the
overall health of its residents.
"The idea is to have all the deci-
sion makers in the community sit
around the table and decide what the
issues are and what should be the
priorities," relates Health Depart-
ment Director Kim Barnhill, organ-
izer of the program.
Participating in Tuesday's discus-
sion will be the Apalachee Regional
Planning Council (ARPC), which
Barnhill invited for its expertise in
the area of recreational land acquisi-
Among the ideas that Barnhill
wants to explore is the possibility of
the county acquiring additional land
to augment its recreation park. Her
hope is that education, combined
with the availability of more recrea-
tional space, will lead to increased
physical activity, which ultimately
translates into improved health.
"We want to call attention to the
need for more physical activity and
how that can impact your health in
later life," Barnhill says.
Among the questions the work-
shop will attempt to answer are:
What does the community think
needs to be done to make people
more active? And what can be done
to decrease the number of automo-
bile accidents, especially among the
"If we all work together, we can
decide on the strategies that will
make this community better," Barn-
She makes the point that $66 mil-
lion are available statewide for com-
(See Health Page 10)
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PAGE 2, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., JANUARY 21, 2005
VFW POST 251 Commander John Nelson
and Lonnie Griffin were among officers
manning the fish dinner concession. A vari-
ety of food was featured, including chicken,
hot dogs and hamburgers.
;, :. .
:MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. celebration at
:the Recreation Park, Monday, saw a good
"turnout, despite the cold weather. Posing
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for our camera L-R: April
Nelson and Amare Nelson.
Now At Publisher's
A member of Congressman Allen
Boyd's staff will visit Monticello 10
a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan.
26, at the library.
Staff members are here the fourth
Wednesday of every month so resi-
dents have the opportunity to dis-
cuss issues concerning them.
Boyd's staff is trained to assist
constituents with a variety of issues
relating to various federal agencies.
It is important to the Congressman
that his staff be available for those
not able to travel to either his Pan-
ama City or Tallahassee offices.
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:AMONG the activities for children at the bounce, which saw this pair enjoying them-
:Recreation Park, Monday, was the bubble selves. (News Photos)
Opera House To
The comedy is non
RAY CICHON music'keeps the actio
Managing Editor rapid pace.
The production will
Rehearsals are underway for the
Opera House Stage Company's pro- .
duction of "Nunsense," opening Fri- : -:
day, March 4. : ":: s
George Hook directs the cast of '.-
five women who portray members
of the Little Sisters of Hoboken, for-
mer missionaries who now operate
Mount Saint Helen's School.
: The cast includes: Judi Persons are
Sr. Mary Regina, mother superior;
Lisa Reasoner as Sr. Mary Hubert,
supervisor of novices.
: Also, Janis Watson, as' Sr. Robert
Anne; Erika Siu, as sr. Mary Amne-
sia; and Marisa Bueschel, as novice *
Sr. Mary Leo.'
Musical Director is Rebecca
: The show is set in the gymnasium
of Mount Saint Helen's, where the
sisters are staging a fundraiser to
provide a proper burial for four
members of the order who met an
untimely demise thanks to a batch of
(Continued From Page 1)
they will be learning the business
side of the construction industry as .
Future plans call for possible ex- A l
pension of the facility, depending on
the demonstrated need of the pro-
gram and the successful fundraising
efforts of the foundation.-''.
day and Saturday evenings, Marc
4, 5, and 11 and 12, with a mating
on Sunday, March 6.
Dinner will be available with th
Tickets go on sale Feb. 7.
Dinner/show tickets are $30 pc
person, and show only tickets ai
VISION REVIVAL WEEKEND
WITH JOHN RILEY
WA UKEENAH UNITED METHODIST
invites everyone to join us as we welcome John Riley. John has a remarkable gift of sharing
God's word. He uses stories and humor as he shares his extensive knowledge of the Bible.
Our desire is that all who participate will find a renewed sense of God's presence in their lives
through a clearer vision of His will for them.
Service times and Opportunities:
Friday, January 21:
Spaghetti dinner starting at 6:00 p.m. Revival Services at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 22:
Women's Luncheon (with John) at 12:30 p.m.
Dinner starting at 6:00 p.m. Revival Services at 7:30 p.m.
ee Sunday, January 23:
Men's Breakfast with (John) at 7:30 a.m. Fellowship and refreshments at 9:15 Youth
e Gathering (with John) at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Classes for all ages at 9:30 a.m.
Closing Revival Service at 10:30 Covered Dish Dinner to follow!!
re All activities will be held at the facilities of WUMC For more info.
call Rev. Tolson @ 528-3645 or Stan @ 510-4932
The Chamber of Commerce re-
ports that the County Guide For
Newcomers has been sent to the
publishers, and the final proof ex-
Spokesperson Frances Yeager
said that the guide was expected to
be available for distribution by the
end of the month.
She added that when the final
proof is approved it should be
about two weeks for the copies to
become available to people in the
community at the Chamber and at a
number of local businesses.
Chamber Director Mary Frances
Drawdy said that this in depth
guide is a first for the Chamber. In
the past, handouts were compiled
for newcomers into an informa-
In contrast the new guide will be
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Christmas in Monticello festivities
and the Candlelight Tours.
History of the county and the his-
tory of the Opera House is told. 'i
Part of the charm that is Jeffer.;
son County is the local scenic areas_
and rivers, and the guide would not,
be complete without these aspects."
depicted in the guide.
There are photos and back-
grounds on the Aucilla and Wa-
cissa Rivers, Lake Miccosukee, the.:
Letchworth Mounds and the St,-
Marks Natural Wildlife Refuge.
The guide contains all the infor-
mation necessary to make newcom-
ers feel at home, Drawdy said.
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a bound 8 x 10 magazine telling all
about the county, complete with
Local homes and businesses are
described. Contained in the guide is
a calendar of yearly events and ex-
planations of each, including the
Tour of Homes, the Relay for Life,
the Watermelon Festival, the July 4
fireworks show, the Big Bend
Ghost Trackers (BBGT) Tours, the
Three Legged Dog, Kay,
Has Permanent Home
Among the successful adoption
stories of the Humane Society, is the
story of Kay, who lost her front leg
from extended abuse.
Kay has been recently adopted by
county resident Bobby Davis, who
said he couldn't have found a better
. Severe abuse and excessive nerve
damage necessitated the amputa-
tion of her left-front leg.
Davis said he was prompted to
adopt another pet, after his little
dog of 14 years passed away.
"I wanted to give another dog a
chance to get going in life," said
Davis. "I just.wanted to adopt a lit-
tle dog that was something special,
and she is."
SHe said that after losing his previ-
ous dog, he wanted to find another
small breed dog to keep his Jack
Russell, Jack, company.
: "I went to the shelter here," said
Davis, "but I didn't see anything I
vranted and then Martha Jean Mar-
"I MAY ONLY be running on three cylinders, but I can sure
outrun you," says Kay, who lost her front leg as a result of
long abuse. (News Photo)
Suzanne Murphy became inter-
ested in photography approxi-
iately 10 years ago, because she
4ad always wanted to be an artist.
'But I can't draw and I can't paint,"
said Murphy. So she compromised,
and began taking black and white
photographs and drawing and then
Aand painting them, which she still
continues to do. "One thing led to
another." said NMurphy
She shoors many kinds of pho-
jographs, but her favorite subject is
people. "I'm a people shooter, ch'il-:
lren, weddings, and the like. I like
to have faces in my photos."
SMurphy also shoots scenic, his-
torical, reunions, school photos,
animals, childbirths. You name it
ind she has shot it.
S Murphy has postcards she has
photographed. There are two of
tiem. The first one is an aerial
view of the Jefferson County
courthouse, and the other has five
(f Monticello's historical sites. She
'kas commissioned to shoot the
photographs by Monticello Florist,
and the cards are available both
tiere and at the Chamber of Com-
The County Art Guild has many
f .her historical posters on display
df photographs she had taken, one
df which was the locally famous
'~ainted Lady," former Durst
ltome, before it was destroyed by
SShe also shoots family reunions,
weddings (providing albums on re-
quest), sporting events, family and
individual portraits in color, black
and white and old fashioned sepia
She has also shot a horse for a
magazine,, a bridal shot or "Recep-
tions For You" which was repro-
duced in Georgia's Bridal Revue,
and has shot historic homes and lo-
cations for a. historical publication.
"In this business, you have to be
versatile," said Murphy. She added
that she also shoots slide shows
Murph\ hopes';that repair t' her
studio, located on West US-90, will
be corhiilete withihtffiTri exf c-diple "-
Hurricane Frances was responsi-
ble for extensive damage to the stu-
dio. "We were the hardest hit in the
area and have had to replace the
roof, ceiling, floors, and one wall,"
"When an 18,000 pound poplar
tree fell on the studio, we had to cut
our way in and hire 'cranes to come
and move it.'
In an ironic twist, Murphy has
since had the tree milled into lum-
ber and used the lumber to build
new benches for her photography
sites at her studio.
Though the studio could not be
used, she continued to photograph.
She will celebrate a grand.opening
for the new studio some time next
Murphy is available for shoots
seven days a week, 24 hours per,
day and can be contacted at 997-
tin (who had been fostering Kay)
pulled in with Kay in the car.
"I thought it was her dog, but
then I found out that she was avail-
able," he added. "I had Jack in my
vehicle, we put them together to
see how they would get along and
they got along great," said Davis.
He added that when Kay arrived
at her new home, complete with 2
1/2 fenced acres, she took off run-
ning and exploring. Davis
quipped, "It's a good thing she's
only running on three cylinders, if
she were running on all four, we'd
never be able to keep up with her.
She really scoots along."
Davis said that Kay is thoroughly
enjoying her new home. "She's
good in the house, intelligent, well
mannered, loves being outside, car
riding and rides with me on the
golf cart to go feed the mules," he
He has since provided her with
her own doggie bed, rawhide
chews, toys and a lot of love.
| When he thought of the abuse
that Kay had endured, resulting in
her injury, he said, "I don't see how
someone could have done anything
* like that to her. It's a shame that
people get away with stuff like
Davis remarked: "I would have
never thought of adopting a three-
Slegged dog, but after meeting her, I
figured why not? She's going to
have a good, happy life and she'll
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Files Up To Date
Among topics discussed at the
meeting of the Humane Society
Monday\ evening-were needs, mnem-.
berships, and foster homes.
Martha Canady advised members
that the files for 2004 and for all
the previous years, had been
cleaned up and stored b. year in
.She said that a new. system had
been set up so that the files are eas-
ily accessible to those who need to
review the year noted.
The new system setup includes
major files, corporate, financial,
IRS and additional individual files.
Canady said the society was cur-
tently at 192 members and that the
Membership drive will continue
throughout the month.
SThe goal of the club is to reach at
last 400 members by the end of
I Maha Jean Martin advised that
there are currently 18 foster homes,
in the county, containing one
puppy, three dogs, five cats and
She also related that Kay, the
three-legged dog, had been adopted
into the perfect home.
Martin stressed the need for addi-
tional foster homes and asked
members for suggestions to pro-
MIote foster homes.
George Carswell advised that the
shelter needed a storage facility.
"A dry, safe place to put stuff," he
described it. Stored in the shed
would be records, cages, and the
Carswell stressed the need to
have a shed donated that had a
good solid floor and a roof that did
Members were reminded of the
Board of Directors meeting Feb. 7
and the general membership meet-
ing Feb. 21.
Both meetings are at 7 p.m. at the
In State: $45.00
Out of State: $52.00
Local Photographer Has
Much Work Published
The Monticello Local Planning Agency
Tree Sub-Committee will meet on February
2, 2005 at 4:00 p.m.
at City Hall, 245 S. Mulberry Street,
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PAGE 4, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., JANUARY 21, 2005
(SSN 0746-5297)-USPA 361-620)
:Published by Monticello Publishing Co., Inc.
,E MEMEq RON CICHON
Senior Staff Writer
Published Wednesdays and Fridays Twice Weekly
Periodicals Postage Paid at Monticello Post Office
Subscription in Florida $45.00 per year.
Out of State $52.00 per year.
POSTMASTER send addresses to: Monticello News
SP.O. Box 428, 1215 North Jefferson Street
Monticello, FL 32345 Phone: (850) 997-3568
Fax. 850-997-3774 E-Mail: MonticelloNews@earthlink.net
According to the latest govern-
rient figures, 48 percent of U.S.
children are considered overweight
or seriously overweight. The top
culprits remain lack of exercise and
poor dietary habits:
SAs a result, health problems once
associated mainly with adults are
.,becoming more common in
c'iildren, including asthma, type 2
diabetes, and hypertension.
: Maryana Winston, M.D., a pedia-
trician in Mahwah, New Jersey, sees
thie rise in childhood and adolescent
obesity as an epidemic. Fortunately,
lifestyle changes can help reverse
the risk factors of certain diseases.
She recommends beginning by
changing habits at home, away from.
the lure of vending machines and
where parents can serve as good role
"Minimize sedentary activities by
being physically active as a family
and limiting TV or computer time,'
says Dr. Winston. Never put youi
child on a crash diet instead, adjus
eating and drinking habits by eating
home more often, decreasing por-
tion sizes and stocking up on
healthy foods," she adds.
Many people don't realize thai
each 12-ounce serving of a carbon-
ated, sweetened soft drink can con-
tain the equivalent of 10 teaspoons
of sugar. For this reason, the first
dietary modification Dr.Winston
suggests for all overweight children
is to remove juice and soda from
their diet; both are full of empty, un-
Instead, encourage consumption
of water and milk to provide the
necessary nutrients and hydration.
Card Terms, Fees
Did you know that in most states,
credit' card companies can change
the terms of your credit card holder
agreement with just 15 days' notice?
To a oid finding yourself suddenly
subject to new credit card terms, the
Florida Institute of Cernfied Public
Accountants (FICPA) recommends
that you carefully read the fine print
in the flyers periodically inserted in
credit card statements. Here are the
basic elements of -a credit card,
IN TEREST RATE Credit card
companies typically disclose the in-
terest rate as an annual percentage
rate (APR). Some lenders charge a
fixed APR, while the interest rate on.
a variable rate rises and falls based-
on an index:. such as the prime rate..
Ob% ously, the lower-the APR, the
better, but be sure to carefully read
the fine print. Many cards charge
different APRs for purchases, cash
advances and balance transfers.
Other cards have a low "introduc-
tory rate" that rises dramatically af-
ter a fev. months.
GRACE PERIOD The grace pe-.
riod is the time between when you
charge a purchase and when you be-
gin to pay interest on that charge.
The standard is 25 days. but some
credit card companies are reducing
that number. If your credit card'
company does not offer a grace pe-
riod, you will pay interest on your
purchases, even if you pay your bal-
ance in full each month.
ANNLiAL FEES- Some credit card
ccmnpanies charge a flat annual fee
fo~r using their card. For consumers
who regularly carry a balance, a
card with an annual fee 'and a' low
interest rate may be better than a
card with no annual fee and a high
interest rate. Credit card holders
who pay. off their "balance each
month should look for a card with,
no annual fee, since the interest rate
LATE PAYMENT FEES Most
consumers know that credit card
companies assess penalties for late
payments. But you might not realize
that, with some cards, your payment
has to received not only by a certain
date, but also by certain time, such
as: 5:00 p.m. Or the close of the.
business day EST, in order to avoid
a late fee. Check your agreement to
see what date and time your pay-
ment is due and be sure to allow suf-
ficient mailing time.
OVER-THE-LINIT FEE- Many
credit card companies charge you a
fee'for exceeding your credit limit,
even in cases where they authorize,
CASH ADVANCE TERMS Tak-
iiig cash from your credit card can
be expensive. Credit card companies
typically charge a fee equal to 2 to 4
percent of the amount advanced.
Cash advances carry a higher inter-
est rate and there's no grace period.
You start accruing interest charges
as soon as you make the transaction.
To make matters worse, your pay-
ments are most likely applied to
your lower-interest balance first"
BALANCE TRANSFER FEES -Be-
fore transferring a balance to your
credit card, ask if there is a fee. A
balance transfer fee can often wipe
out any interest rate advantage.
Many companies are raising the
typical fee for overseas transactions.
Since this fee is embedded in the ex-
change, rate you're shown, you
might not even realize the charge..
Check the fine print in your credit
card agreement for your companies
CREDIT PURITY If you read
your credit card agreement, you may
find a clause stating that your credit
card company reserves the right to
raise your interest rate if it finds you
have been late paying other bills.
Yes, lenders'routinly scan credit re-
ports, and if your payment to one
company is late, you may find your
APR has increased on credit cards
total\ unrelated to the company that
received the late pa',ment
MILES, REBATES AND OTHER
PERKS Man.n credit cards allow
you to earn cash back, free airline
miles or ,other bonuses by using
your card. Don't sign up for a card
based on these perks alone High in-
terest rates and annual fees can end
up costing you more than the value
of the perks.
CPAs recommend that consumers
thoroughly read and fully inder-
stand the terms of their initial credit
From Our Photo File
LIBRARY BALLOON DAY, and anti-drug pr.
motion, in Feb., 1988, was led by Children's
Specialist Cindy Anglin, right, back to cam-
era. A walk-a-thon followed and drew some
50 community participants. (News File
thirds of shoppers prefer local inde-
BY RON CICHON pendent retailers over large chains.
Publisher There are about 2.5 million small re-
tail operators in America.
Cold weather has us longing for By February 7, the average
the warm days we enjoyed a week American will have earned enough
or so ago... Ministerial Association income to pay for the entire year's
planning Community Services for food supply, and state agriculture
Holy Week. leaders are encouraging Floridians
MLK parade had a large number o to remember the efforts of the farm-
Sre a a l nube er of make this possible.
entries. There was a lot of enthu- ers 'ho make this possible .
'siasm despite the cold eather'oi3t Florida's 44,000 comminniercial
a nice note-ltrmfii Joe: and -Jean Sij4fa&iners rgrowmore than 2Le-differ-
bers now living in Gainesville. ent crops. Florida is the nation's
Apples are the most yaried food. w er
on the nian.et_ The Ir ni',-lr iit l an. percent
salad bowl," providing 80
of the :fresh vegetablese s
e varieties top 7,500, including groTn in the United States during
ore than 2.50 a s January, February and March of
ore than 2._500 %arieties grown in
e United States. each year. Year-round, Florida ranks
No 2 nationally in the U.S. produc-
Quotable quote: "A just law is a tion of fresh vegetables.
an-made code that squares with' Here's a healthier lifestyle tip- Re-
e moral law or the la% of God. An cruit a friend or family member to
just law is a code that is out of participate in your physical activity
rmony with the moral law." Mar- and nutrition, resolution with you.
Luther King, Jr. Commit to exercising together.
A recent survey'found that two--Walk or ride bikes together. When
eating out, share an entree or dessert
with a friend.
Some 13 million new households
are going to be formed from 2005 to
2013, according to estimates made
by the National Association of
Home Builders. The result will be
more people needing a place to buy
or rent, as well as purchase
furniture, appliances, carpets and
other household goods.
Over the past four decades, U.S.
:Births haveifo'iteturned to the peak
levels of the baby boom. But with
births on the rise again, by 2008 the
number of babies born will topthe
1957 record of 4.3 million.
Kiplinger predicts oil may top $55
a barrel by spring as OPEC cuts its
exports by some 500,000 barrels a
day beginning next month. Gasoline
prices will gradually move up and
by Memorial Day hit $2.20 per gal-
lon. Last Memorial Day gas prices
were $2.05 per gallon.
Someone said millions long for
Employee Turnover Is C
Growing job discontentment and" "Individuals who are just starting
sudden negati\ e events during an their careers are especially likely to
employee's first month on the job "'turnover, so understanding'the proc-
are cnucial in determining v.hether ess of turnover from their perspec-
he or she will leave within the first tive is especially interesting from an
two years, according to a study by a ,academic point of view, "Kammeyer
University of Florida researcher on '-Mueller said. "Our results suggest
early employee job turnover, that early work experiences are criti-
The study, which involved 1,000 cal for the decisions people make
professionals at seven different about staying or leaving, so compa-
companies, found that. factors in- :nies should pay.particular attention
cluding disagreements with cowork- ,to. how people first experience their
ers and employers. project 'jobs."
reassignment and steadily) increasing Kammeyer-Mueller's study, which
discontentment influence an em- 'will be published in the Journal of
ployee's tendency to leave a job.. 'Applied Psychology, involved new
That's valuable information for '-mployees completing surveys when
companies trying to reduce early they had been on a job for one
and costly employee turnover, said month, and then continuing to be
UF business professor John surveyed for two years. The surveys
Kammeyer-Mueller, who conducted included questions related to person-
the study in collaboration n th ULni- aliiy, job satisfaction, belief in the
versity of Minnesota business re- company, commitment to the com-
searchers. pany, whether employees were
looking for other jobs while work-
ing for the company and whether
they had formed specific intentions
"We had originally thought it was
going to be a personality factor, that
people would have a kind of 'leaver'
personality where they would be
prone to [leave]," Kammeyer-
Mueller said. "But from the person-
ality measures on our survey,
assessing the personality traits of
openness to experience, conscien-
tiousness, extroversion, agreeable-
ness and emotional stability, we
realized personality didn't seem to
SRather than personality influences,
the study found that dissatisfaction
on the initial survey -- indicating a
negative first approach to the job --
led employees to believe a position
was not a place they wanted to stay.
"The other thing we found was
immortality who do not know what
to do with themselves on a rainy
Stay at least three feet away from
people who are sneezing or coughL
ing. Most flu viruses are transmitted
within this distance.
More Americans are allergic to
seafood than any other food. Of the
11 million Americans who have
food allergies, 6.5 million are aller-
gic to seafood, most commonly"
shrimp, crab, lobster, salmon, tunit
Several allergic reactions to foods
cause about 30,000 emergency room
visits per year and 200 deaths.
Phony muscle cars are being sold
for thousands more than they are
worth. Some sellers create fake ver-
sions of high-horsepower cars, such
as the 1964 and 1965 Pontiac GTO,
1970 Chevy Chevelle SS and 1966
Corvette, by buying similar models 2
and adding features that real factory
made muscle cars had.
that for some people, the reason
they left the job had things to do
with sudden events, rather than peo-
ple becoming slowly, thoughtfully
Those sudden events may involve
a fight with a coworker, or a super-
visor doing something the employee
finds disturbing that negatively af-
fects him or her. "We knew about
some of these sudden, critical events
because our surveys included a sec-
tion for the employees to provide
narrative detail about their negative
experiences," he said.
Some of the narrative responses i
on the surveys included: "I thought I
was lined up for a promotion," "I
thought this was something that was
going to help my career a lot," "My
supervisor arbitrarily switched me to
another assignment" or "I just can't
(See Employee Turnover Page 5)
Liberal Arts Studies Valuable
: well as a rewarding career.
BY JEFF CROOKE .. Ann Ferren, a professor of educa-
Radford (VA.) University tional studies at Radford University
and a participant in the study of this
Increasingly, colleges and univer- question with the Association of
sities'are tasked with producing' American Colleges and Universities,
graduates that are not simply well- .,says many factors are reshaping lib-
educated, but well-prepared to enter eral arts education.
the workforce O. One factor is the rising cost of
While the two are not mutually ex- higher education. Ferren says this
elusive, it does seem the debate over leads students and parents alike to
higher education as a desirable end-'look at majors that will insure a
in itself or the means to a career has ,rapid return on their substantial in-
taken on more prominence of late. vestment, such as engineering, com-
Prospective students and parents mnunications and information tech-
can find it difficult to chart a course nology.
resulting in a quality education as "Parents and students think there
q;., '7 -
is a straighter line," says Ferren.
This has led many four-year institu-
tions to focus on strengthening cur-
ricula that have a more obvious pro-
fessional linkage. Another factor is
pushing that trend, as well.
"There is a strong push in many
states for higher education to be part
of economic development," says
Ferren. An increasing number of
trade schools and trade-oriented cur-
ricula at community colleges offer
training than the traditional four-
year college or university. In turn,
this trend is fueled by rapidly chang-
ing technologies and their effect on
business and the workplace.
Regardless of what career a stu-
dent chooses, however, Ferren says
employers still want the same quali-
ties in college graduates.
"In many cases they are saying
they want someone that can think,
well, write well, get along with oth-
ers, and recognize we're in a global'
These traits, she says, insure that
liberal arts will continue to have an,
enduring hold at colleges and uni-
versities, since a strong liberal arts:;
education ideally facilitates those
(See Liberal Arts Page 5)
Opinion & Comment
Short Takes & Other Notions
I Ls-~~, I -- I I I I -- II
MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., JANUARY 21, 2005 PAGE 5
JEFFERSON BUILDERS MART
MOM! "I SAID hold the bun!" says Jalariyia munch on at the Recreation Park festivities,
Young who promptly removed her hot dog to Monday. (News Photo)
Employee Turnover Costly
(Continued From Page 4)
take this anymore."
Kammeyer-Mueller said he started
the study at the request of compa-
nies wanting to know how to iden-
tify employees who were likely to
"Companies lose the most people
in the employee's first months on
the job, so that's when the threat of
turnover is the highest," he said
"But as far as research literature, we
really don't know a whole lot about.
those people who leave."
The employees surveyed were "in
jobs where they expected to stick
around for a long time," Kammeyer-
Mueller said. "We asked people in
the first survey how long they
thought they were going to stay with
-their jobs, and on average their an-
swer was about seven years."
Some of the employees surveyed
included scientists and teachers.
"One expects that people are go-
ing',to leave pretty quickly from jobs
like McDonald's or something like
that, so if it is showing that people
Liberal Arts Studies
(Continued From Page 4)
"Every campus is trying to define
its take on the liberal arts to address
the false dichotomy between educa-
tion and "career preparation," says
Ferren. "There are more bridges be-
ing built between liberal arts and
Political science professor Matt
Franck, also of Radford University,
isn't so sure of the value of liberal
arts components in "eery
curriculum. To Franck, the purpose
of a higher education should primar-
ily be to learn how to live more
wisely, hence more happily.
A legitimate secondary purpose is
preparation for a career, which is
why a typical curriculum is divided
into a general education or a liberal
arts "core," on the one hand, and a
major on the other. Frank questions
the assumption that every job needs
to be filled by a college graduate.
are turning over in two years from
those kinds of jobs, it's like 'so
what," Kammeryer-Mueller said.
"But these were professional jobs -
you don't expect a high turnover so
Employers aren't the only ones
who can benefit from the results, he
"This study provides a way for po-
tential employees to examine them-
selves and think about their feelings
about a job," he said. "This way, if
they fall into the leaver category,
they would know that 'Maybe I
shouldn't take this job, so I don't
have to leave and be dislocated."
By understanding the kinds of
events that cause early leaving, or-
ganizations can move to reduce it,
said Terence R. Mitchell, Carlson
Professor of Management at the
University of Washington.
"Realistic job previews can help
reduce turnover,, and knowing what
issues and events cause it will help
with the construction of such pre-
views," Mitchell said. "One can also
design training and socialization
strategies for newcomers that will
help them. adjust to these events or
issues."'; '; ". : ;
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Azalea Circle Views Program
About Embelishing China
The Azalea Garden Circle met
recently for lunch at the home of
Jayon Brown, and viewed a presen-
tation on how to embelish china
Illean Vorce presented a program
on how to affix purchased decals to
China plates, and how to fire them
to make very different decorated
The placement of the decals and
the care in smoothing them out,
made each plate unique to its owner.
Louise Chitwood gave a moving
devotion about the power of God,
and the ladies offered ill members
and their spouses up in prayer.
Refreshments of coffee and tea,
homemade almond cookies and mini
cheese cakes were served.
The business meeting began with
a bit of old business consisting of
the sale of tickets from the Florida
Federation of Garden Clubs
Humane Society Names Gill,
'Monticello Mutt' Of Week
The County Humane Society has
named Gill as their most adoptable
pet of the week.
Gill is a white neutered male
short haired "Monticello Mutt,"
with brown spots, and all of his
shots up to date.
Shelter Caretaker Cheryl Bautista
describes Gill as a very playful, en-
ergetic dog who likes to run.
SHe is very good with people and
children, and gets along well with
other dogs and animals, and is con-
sidered an indoor/outdoor animal.
Bautista said that Gill had been
adopted previously and was de-
scribed as being a wonderful ani-
mal but the woman had to return
him to the shelter when she discov-
ered that her child was allergic to
Anyone wishing to adopt Gill or
any of the other many loving aniL-
mals at the shelter can call 342-
Health Department Sets Meeting
To Assess Environmental Issues
The County Health Department
will hold a meeting 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,
Tuesday, at the Chamber-of Com-
The purpose of the meeting is to
give residents an opportunity to
work together to prioritize environ-
mental health issues in the County.
Participation is encouraged, to
make Jefferson County a healthier
community, and to assess commu-
nity excellence in environmental
For additional information contact
Joyce Wilson, PACE EH Coordina-
tor at 322-0170 x208. .
Homes Of Mourning
Davida Devine Brooks
Davida Devine Brooks, age 19,
Domestic Worker, died September_
11, 2004 in Jefferson County.
She had lived in Monticello for.1
'2 years,.coming from Crawfordville
and Tallahassee. She attended Bible
Heritage Church in Monticello.
Memorial service will be Wednes-
day, January 26, 2005 at 2 p.m., at
Beggs Funeral Home Apalachee
Chapel in Tallahassee.
Davida is survived by her mother
:Telisa Brooks of Tallahassee, father
* David Lawrence of Monticello. Two
sisters; Angela Boykin of Crawford-
ville, Florida, and Dana Kay Fussell
of Dublin, Georgia. Two nieces,
Kaitlyn Boykin and Destiny Fussell.
Her grandmother Janette Brooks. A
half brother, Joshua Lawrence of
Houston, Texas. Stepfather, Mark
Whitehead of Crawfordville,
Florida. Several aunts, uncles, and
cousins. She was predeceased by
grandfather Albert Brooks.
Sallie Goff Bythewood, 93, a re-
tired homemaker, died Wednesday,
iJan. 13, 2005 in Tallahassee, FL.
The service will be' at 11:00 a.m.
on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at
Greater Fellowship Missionary Bap-
tist Church with burial at Turkey
Scratch Cemetery in Lamont. Fam-
ily will receive friends (visitation)
from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fri-
day, January 21 at Tillman Funeral
Home. A wake service will be from
6:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. on Friday eve-
ning at Salem AME Church in La-
Mrs. Bythewood was a native of
Jefferson County and a lifetime resi-
dent of the Lament Community. She
was a dedicated and devoted home-
maker for her family. She was an
active member of Salem AME
Church where she was an honorary
To honor her legacy and treasure
her love, she is survived by her three
sons, Theodore Bythewood, Jr. and
wife Rose of Greenville, George
Bythewood and wife Sarah, and
Wallace Bythewood and wife Delo-
res,.both of Monticello, three daugh-
ters Lizzie B. Washington and
husband ,Woody of Perry, Willie
(See Homes Page 7)
Come One, Come All!
Free for first timers, $5 after that.
Garage Sale, Baked Goods, Produce,
Gift Items, Plants, Woodwork, Any-
thing You Have To Sell, Including
Every Saturday, starts at 7 to 2 ish.
Fund raisers more than welcome,
Call Tammie Peck @ 997-6455
The funds will be used to defray
expenses at the 2005 Convention.
Ardis White mentioned that a me-
morial was sent for a former mem-
ber, Bonnie McClellan.
New business included much dis-
cussion, and the decision, to send a
memorial check in honor of long
time member, Annie Mae Hatchett,
to the Sardis Methodist Church
Get Well cards were signed by the
members present, to be sent to Ann
Hoadley and Ruth Krebbs.
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"I'm just a MIVonticello Mutt,
called Gill, but I will be a
good dog if you give me a
home. I promise I won't make
a mess, and I really don't eat
much." (News Photo)
Triple L Club
-- The Triple L Club will meet
'Tuesday. Jan. 25. at the First Baptist
Church and -lfar a program about
Elder Care Issues.
Hostesses for the meeting are Ra-
mona Mackenzie, Barbara Sheats
Pat Carbo, and Thelma Birdwell.
Meeting of the Triple L Club in-.
clude a pot luck luncheon. New
members are always welcomed.
The Triple L's-stand for "Live
Longer and Like It."
Club President Man Helen An-
drews can be reached at 997-6095
for more information.
Shiloh A ME Church will celery
brate Faiily and Friends Day, 11'
a.m. SundaN. Speaker is Apostle
Noiman Clar) of Tallahassee. Holy
Ghost Revival Center will provide
songs of praise.
Tickets were offered for sale, from-
the American Legion Post 49 and
Auxiliary. The drawing will benefit
the Jefferson County Special Olym-
A report from the latest Monti-
cello Garden Club Board Meeting
advised members that placing
benches in the new cemetery will be
the project of outgoing President Jan
Wadsworth. The benches will have
a plaque with the name of each Gar-
den Circle on it.
As this Circle's Chairman, Ardis
White, will be moving out of town
and the Secretary/Treasurer's term is
coming to an end, discussion fol-
lowed as to whether this Circle will
continue or will join another Circle.
As Brown was not feeling well
and could not attend the meeting,
the nine attending members pulled
together for a successful and pleas-
When they left they made sure to
leave her home as clean as they
Hostesses for the next meeting,
Monday, Feb. 21, will be Carol
Greathouse and Ardis White.
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10 AM Bible School
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MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., JANUARY 21, 2005 PAGE 7
Founders Circle Hears
Program On Weather
The Founders Garden Circle held
its January meeting and heard a
presentation by Preston Leftwich,
teacher of Meteorology at Florida
The meeting was held at the
Southwood Club in Tallahassee,
sponsored by Gail Carraway.
Members met at a prearranged lo-
cation and carpooled to the Club.
Leftwich narrated a film about the
affects of El Nino and El Nina. He
explained how these pressure sys-
tems affect the weather patterns and
the planting and growing of vegeta-
This program had been scheduled
for the Circle's September meeting
but, because of the hurricanes dur-
ing that time, it was rescheduled.
Members will participate in the
Florida Arbor Day Celebration and
planting of trees, Friday at the Oak--
field Cemetery, along with the City
Members will plant and dedicate
two Oak trees and one Hickory tree
in memory of Gloria Brown's hus-
band Dr. Mayo Brown; past mem-
ber Jo Pippus' husband Dr. William
Pippus; and for the Founders Gar-
There was much discussion, and
some good ideas, about the land-
scaping of the Cemetery Circle Site.
The matter will be brought up at
next months meeting, for further
Also discussed was the nomina-
tion of officers for the 2005-2006
year. Nominations are requested for
the February meeting.
The next meeting will be held
Thursday, Feb. 10. Members will be
notified about the location and the
n Case Of Emergency
380 N. Jefferson St.
CARD OF THANKS Homes
"He that lovest not knowest not
God, for God is love." (John 4:8) (Cotin Fom P
Lois Cox, of Albion, NY, and Mil-
My deepest gratitude to all my dred Thompson and husband James
friends and acquaintances for the of Washington, DC,. 21 grandchil-
outpouring of generosity on my be- dren, 8 great grandchildren and a
half. host of nieces, nephews other rela-
I want to give special thanks totiveand friends.
Minister Shirley Washington and Mrs. Bythewood was preceded in
supporting committee Pastor Issac death by her husband, Theodore, Sr.
Mannings, Jr., and the Beth Page in 1988 and a son Emory, in 2002.
Church family. Thomas Eugene DeWitt
y t k e e f t Thomas (Tom) Eugene DeWitt, age
I truly thank everyone for their 45, a Broadcast Engineer, passed
prayers, monetary gifts, food, flow-
ers, phone calls, visits, and cards away January 18, 2005 in Tallahas-
ers, phone calls, visits, and cards s
wishing me well during my illness. 'see, Fl.
wishing mewell duringmy illness. Bor at Great Lakes, Illinois, Tom
Your hospitality will never e for- grew up in Orlando, Fl. He and his
gotten. wife of 26 years, Kitti, have resided
in the Monticello area for the last 12
May God richly bless each of you years. He was the Producer and
is my prayer. -Broadcast Engineer for the FSU
With warmest thanks to all of you, Football and Basketball Sports
Miner A. Brookins Broadcast games and call-in shows.
He was a Mason and of the Episco-
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For more information, please call
(850) 342-0170 Ext. 106
Memorial Service will be at the
Christ Episcopal Church, Friday,
January 21, 2005 at 11am. Family
will receive friends after the service
at Clear Moon Rising, 2446 Old
Lloyd Rd. Monticello, Fl. The fam-
ily asked in lieu of flowers that do-
nations be made to the Jefferson
County Humane Society, 1250 Ma-
mie Scott Dr. Monticello, Fl. 32344.
Mr. DeWitt is survived by his
wife, Kitti DeWitt of Monticello,
two sisters Linda Bradford of Mt.
Pleasant, South Carolina, and Bev-
erly Berry of Ambridge, Pennsyva-
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ACA Boys Lose One;
Win One In Recent Play
Warriors split their last two
games with Grand Ridge and Com-
munity Learning Institute.
The boys lost 56-44 when they
faced Grand Ridge in the first game.
Coach Richard Roccanti said the
Warriors were ahead by two at the
baff, but then Grand Ridge was
ble to pull off every free throw
Shey attempted and the Warriors
missed some shots.
Drew Sherrod led the scoring
with 18 points, six assists; Ridgley
Plaines, 10 points; and Ben Gran-
tham, 12 rebounds.
w s- i :-: .. .:
Warriors were victorious over
Community Learning Institute, 68-
Roccanti said that the Warriors
shot 24 for 32 from the free-throw
line and that was an impressive
Leading the scoring was Plaines
with 27 points, two assists, 12 re-
bounds and six steals. He shot 13
for 14 from the free-throw line.
Sherrod had 14 points, five as-
sists, ten rebounds and two steals.
He shot six for seven at the free-
Jeremy Tuckey had eight points,
two assists, two rebounds and two
steals; Grantham, seven points,
three assists, nine rebounds and
Stephen Griffin had 11 points and
11 rebounds for a double/double,
two assists and two blocked shots.
Daniel Roccanti, one point, two
assists and one rebound; and Kyle
Day, four rebounds and one steal.
The Warriors will face off against
Wewahitchka, here, Thursday.
Roccanti said he could not predict
an outcome because they had never
played against them before.
The Warriors play Friday night
against Apalachicola, there. Roc-
canti said they are ranked very well
in the state. "But we're going to
give them the best run we could
give them," said Roccanti.
Both games are at 7:30 p.m.
: The JCHS soccer team fell to a
4-8 season, 1-4 in district, after los-
ing two games last week.
STigers lost to Wakulla 8-0 in
what Coach Earline Knight said
?as a wonderfully played first half
ahd a lousy second half.
"We were able to hold them to
f6ur goals in the first half, but in
the second half, Wakulla scored
f6ur goals in succession, and within
the first five minutes the game was
over," said Knight.
"W6 didn't execute against Wa-
kulla. \\e got executed." she added.
; The Tigers had five shots, on
goal, Jason Kirkpatrick had 14
saves, and Alex Lingle, Jesus Ro-
sas, Jack Pitts and Tony Roberts
each had one save.
SIn a hard'fought game against
Chipley, the Tigers lost to Chipley,
SKnight said she was extremely
proud of all of the guys, and both
teams played their hearts out until
She added that because of inju-
ries, the Tigers were playing with
ogly nine players against Chipley's
11, and were still able to hold them
from scoring additional goals. "We
executed," said Knight.
Rosas shot the goal assisted by
Keith Silcio, and the Tigers had 12
shots on goal.
Pitts had seven saves, and Kirk-
patrick, four. Knight said that be-
cause of a season-ending knee
injury, Pitts would be out for the
remainder of the.season.
At Teen Center
The JCHS Boys and Girls Club
will hold a dance, "Movement One,".
at the Teen Center Saturday, after
the Madison Game.
The dance is open to anyone 13 or
older. Entry fee is $3 at the door.
Proceeds will be matched by the
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big
Bend to benefit the victims of the
Tsunami in Sri Lanka.
Volunteers for this event are
needed. Contact Club Director San-
dra Saunders at 528-3995 or the
JCHS for more information.
BRITTANY HOBBS catches the ball to make a successful
pass, during a practice session at the school.
Lady Warriors Lose To Grand Ridge 33-24
Lady Warriors lost to Grand
Ridge 33-24 last week.
Coach Daryl Adams said that
even though the girls lost the game,
there was improvement in their per-
"The last time we played Grand
Ridge, they beat us by 20, so we
were able to tighten it up against
them," said Adams.
Brittany Hobbs led the scoring
with eight points and six rebounds;
Abbey Hunt, seven points, five
steals, two assists; and Lisa Bailey,
five points, six rebounds and two
Fran Walker had three points and
seven rebounds and Amanda Sapp
scored one point.
Lady Warriors were scheduled to
play Community Learning Institute
as their next game.
Simply Smashing Wins Two,
3rd Match Rained Out
Simply Smashing Ladies Ten-
nis League won two and a half of
its matches against the Ace Kickers
last week, and possibly three, de-
pending on further play
Team #1, Lisa Jackson and Ka-
tie Brock, lost its sets, 0-6 and 3-6.
Team #2, Mai Miller and Patty
Hardy lost its sets 2-6 and 1-6 and
Team #3, Paula Joiner and substi-
tute Tonya Roberts won its sets,
6-1 and 6-2.
Team #4, Cristi Beshears and
Linsey Taylor lost by forfeit.
Team #5, Judy Faircloth and
Jennifer Ellis lost its first set, 4-6
and was winning the second set
4Q-1 when it began to rain too hard
to continue the match.
,That set will be continued Sun-
day to determine the winners.
Team #6, Trish \Virick and Laura
Phillips-Kirchhoff won its sets, 6-2
The ladies continue play 9:30
a.m., Thursday at Tom Brown
Park, when they go up against the
Capital City "Deuces."
Tigers Fall To
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bounds, three blocked shots; and
Kelvin Frazier, four points.
Jonathan Dady had three points,
three steals; Darell Brooks, four
points, five rebounds; and James
Skipworth, two points.
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MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., JANUARY 21, 2005 PAGE 9
Recreation Park Soccer
Draws Good Turnout Of
The second weekend of the Jef-
ferson County Youth Soccer Pro-
gram went very well with a good
turnout of players and spectators.
"It was a little cool and windy and
some of the early smaller kids who
were playing in the first games
were bundled up, so they were nice
and warm," said Coach Phil
He added that he and the other
coaches had the youth warming up
before actual match play by run-
ning without the ball, weaving and
leaping over cones.
The young athletes also partici-
pated in drills and reviewed previ-
ous lessons including dribbling,
tapping the ball, throwing passes, a
reviewing the lines on the field and
the comerflags. The children also
practiced proper throw-in tech-
Barker stated that good sports-
manship is stressed at all times.-
"There have been several occasions
fall or trip, and other players will
stop and help him up," Barker cited .
as an example of good sportsman- '
"The kids play, learn, run and
have a good time and they're stead- ''
ily improving," he added.
"I can see that returning players
from last year are remembering
where we left off and they're listen-
ing to my instructions, and that's
very important, he said.
He concluded that he and the
other coaches were extremely
pleased with the enthusiams for the
game and the attitude pla ers \\ere
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when teams five and six play at 9
a.m., teams seven and eight play at
10 a.m., teams one and two play at
11 a.m. and teams three and four
when a player .might accidentally play at noon.
Lady Tigers lose
Nailbitter To Wakulla
Lady Tigers team fell to a 2-9
season after a nail biting, down to
the wire 52-51 loss to Waukulla, in
Coach Bill Brumfield said that
the girls have played close games
all season, usually keeping the
score within eight points or less be-
tween them and their opponents.
"We played as hard as we could.
We're playing good basketball but
there are little mistakes here and
there and they've hurt us," said
Brumfield. "We're a young team
and making young mistakes."
Shaumese Massey led the scoring
with 22 points, nine rebounds, two
assists, two blocked shots and two
Keandra Seabrooks scored 17
points, nine rebounds, two assists
and two steals; Kandice Griffin,
seven points, 18 rebounds and two
assists; and Chandra Tucker, three
points and eight rebounds.
Jasmine brown scored two points
with two rebounds; and Shanise
Brooks had two rebounds and one
The Lady Tigers go up against
Liberty 6 p.m., Thursday, here. The
last time they played Liberty, the
JCHS girls took the victory.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 04-258-CA;
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS
NOMINEE FOR HOMECOMINGS
FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC. Plaintiff,
vs. MARTHA A. JONES, et al.
Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE: NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated the llth day of
January, 2005, and entered I Case NO.
04-258-CA, of the Circuit Court of the
2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Jefferson
CoiUnty, Florida, wherein MORTGAGE
SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR
NETWORK, INC. is the Plaintiff and
MARTHA A. JONES; WILLIAM
JONES; ANNA MAE SCURRY; ANNIE
JONES; CLEVE JONES; LEO JONES;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANNA MAE
SCURRY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
ANNIE JONES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF CLEVE JONES; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF LEO JONES; JOHN DOE ;
JAfNE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN- POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PIROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at the
NORTH DOOR OF COURTHOUSE at
the Jefferson County Courthouse, in
MONTICELLO, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 10th day of February, 2005, the follow-
ing described property as set forth, in said
Final Judgment, to wit: Commence at the
Southwest Corner of Original Lot Number
5, Dilworths Addition to the town of
Monticello, Florida, as recorded in the
(Cbntinued From Page 1)
is :an outstanding law enforcement
-officer," Hobbs said. "His more than
32S years of professionalism and
dedication to the county and to this
department needs to be commended."'
SAs for the department's achieve-
inonts during his 4 1/2 years as
ibnder-sheriff, Joyner cited a declin-
ing: crime rate and a reduced drug
"'We have the lowest crime rate in
ihe state and our drug problem is
n\ilj\\ hen compared with other coun-
tie, he said.
S;He was quick to point out, how-
ever, that these accomplishments
were due in great part to the dedi-
cated men and women under his
"1 really want to thank the men
anTi women of this department,"
Joyner said. "I'm not an easy man to
work for. I push pretty hard, but
they hung in there like champs and
we got a lot accomplished. I thank
them for what they've done."
S:He expressed gratitude to former
Sheriff Ken Fortune for bringing
him back to the county and allowing
hitn to finish his law enforcement
career where ii started 32 years ago.
; 'It's an honor to close your career
where you started," Joyner said.
SBut his real heroes. he said, were.
his ife, son and daughter, who had
steod by him 100 percent during his
lan enforcement career and put up
t\ th his long absences due to the
cail of duty.
'"T plan to take time off to relax
artd spend time with them." Joyner
said. "They deserve a chance for us
to:do things together."
.A after that, he planned to explore
some offers that had been made to
hiil he said. But whatever he did,
h had no plans of cutting his ties
n~ ih the county or w ith latt enforce-
;.. "l'e got ,a house and property
heree" Joyner .said. "I'n not cutting
rhi ties with la" enforcement, the
Sheriffs Department or this com-
mrpnir,. I ain't burning no bridges,"
(Continued From Page 1)
"Certainly, Jefferson County and
F;onticello have the ability to get $6
million of the $66 million," Barnhill
.* She encourages anyone with
Iropertl, that is'appropriate for a
park or bike trail to contact her at
342-01 g 68.
STuesday's. workshop will be held
at the Chamber of Commerce build-
ing on West Washington St. The
meeting starts at 1 p.m.
The First Step
To Any Buying
S] le S
Public Records, Jefferson County, Florida,
and run North 50.00 feet to the POINT OF
BEGINNING, said point of beginning
being 1654.7 feet North, and 22.0 feet East
of the Southwest corner of the Southeast
quarter of section 30, Township 2 North,
Range 5 East, thence run East 100.0 feet,
thence North 50.0 feet, thence West 100.0
feet, thence South 50.0 feet to the point of
beginning. Lying and being situated in the
Northwest quarter of the Southeast
quarter of section 30, Township 2 North,
Range 5 East, Jefferson County, Florida.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), because of
their disabilities, disabled persons who,
need the ADA Coordinator at Room 10,
Monticello, FL 32344 or telephone
850-342-0218 prior to such proceeding
special accommodation to participate in
these proceeding should contact. Dated
this llth day of January, 2005. Eleanor B.
Hawkins Clerk of the Circuit Court. Law
office of Marshall C. Watson, 1800 NW
49th St. Suite 120, Fort Lauderdale,
Florida 33309 telephone 954-453-0365
1/14, 21, c
INVITATION TO BID: Jefferson County
Mosquito Control is inviting bids on the
following equipment. One (1) new
mosquito fogger unit, with the minimum
as follows: Heavy duty aerosol generator
with an eighteen (18) horsepower electric
start and automatic throttle down engine,
fifteen ?(15) gallon chemical tank with
multipurpose flow control system, electric
choke and spec monitor, three hundred
(300) CFM blower, GPS capable to record
vehicle activity (acres, area, miles, start
and stop), spray emission application, real
time and post tracking software capable.
Software compatible to visually monitor
and record over enhanced street maps.
Unit to be installed by bidder and a
warranty shall be given on said unit and
installation. Other specifications may be
seen at the Jefferson County Mosquito
Control Office 1235 West Washington
Street, Monticello, Florida during regular
business hours. Jefferson County Board of
County Commissioners reserves the right
to accept or reject any and all bids and/or
award said bids as deemed most appropri-
ate and most beneficial 1o Jefferson
County Mosquite Control. Proposals shall
be submitted to Jefferson County'
Mosquito Control 1255 West Washington
Street Monticello, Florida 32344 Bids shall
be opened at 4 p.m. on January 28, 2005 at
the office of the Jefferson County
Mosquite Control Bidding will close
January 28 at 4 p.m.
1/14, 21, c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 04-285-CA CLAUDETTE
FARMER; Plaintiff, VS. ABIGAIL INEZ
COOPER; and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
MAMIE AMMONS;' Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ABIGAIL
INEZ .COOPER. and UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MAMIE AMMONS YOU'
ARE NO-TIFIED that a Complaint for
Quiet Title has been filed against you and
others, and you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if any,, to it
on DANIEL E. MANAUSA, ESQUIRE,
SMITH, THOMPSON, SHAW &
MANAUSA, PA., Plaintiff's attorneys,
3520 Thomasille Road, 4th Floor,
Tallahassee, Florida 32309-3469, no more
than thirty (30) days from the first
publication date of this notice of action,
and file the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on Plaintiff's
attorneys or immediately thereafter;
otherwise, a default will be entered against
you for the.,relief demanded in the
complaint or peiitiin. DATE this 14th day
January, 2005. CARL D. BOATWRIGHT
1/21, 28, 2/4, 11, c
Notice of Auction to the Highest Bidder:
Under the authority of the Self-Storage
Facility Act, Section 83:805, the described
below has been seized for nonpayment of
rent and other incurred .expenses: Unit
#13 Jeanette Woodson Household goods
Unit #17 Verona, Woodson Household
goods Unit #23 Viola Young Household
goods Unit #25 Cheryl Steen Household
goods Unit #48 Al Hall Household goods
.Auction Date: February 5, 2005 Time: 10
a.m. Place: Monticello Mini Storage,
corner of York & Railroad Streets,
1/21, 26, c
NOTICE: The Jefferson County Board of
County Commissioners will hold a
'workshop beginning at 9:00 a.m.,
'Wednesday. Ja.'uar> 26, 2005, in the
Emergency Managment Training Room.
1240 N. Jefferson Street. Monticello,
Florida 32344, to consider revisions to the
Land Development Code and
Comprehensive Plan. Felix "Skeet"
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION: Probate Case No.:
04-78-PR IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
JAMES L. HINES, Deceased. NOTICE
TO CREDITORS: The administration of
the estate of JAMES L. HINES, deceased,
File Number 04-78-PR, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Jefferson County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is Jefferson County Courthouse,
Room #10, Monticello, Florida 32344. The
names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
'representative's attorney are set forth
below. All creditors of the decedent and ,
other persons having claims or demands
5* 5 Ponds
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED
ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE 2005-03
The City Council of the City of Monticello proposes to adopt the
following entitled ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF
MONTICELLO, FLORIDA, ANNEXING PROPERTY CONSIST-
ING OF APPROXIMATELY 3.87 ACRES ON BORDERED ON THE
NORTH BY EAST PEARL STREET AND ON THE SOUTH BY
EAST WASHINGTON STREET (U.S. 90 EAST) TO THE CITY OF
MONTICELLO; REDEFINING THE BOUNDARY LINES OF THE
CITY OF MONTICELLO TO INCLUDE SAID PROPERTY; AND
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identified on the map below. A complete metes and bounds descrip-
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Hall, 245 South Mulberry Street, Monticello, Florida between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. A public
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February 1, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.
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against decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, on whom a copy of this notice is.
served must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST, PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 D.A\S AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other
creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate, including unmatured,
contingent or unliquidated claims, must
file their claims withthis court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS
AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date
of first publication of this notice is
January 21, 2005. Attorney for Personal
Rep..,,cnialive: TARI ROSSITTO-VAN
WINKLE Attorney at Law Florida Bar
No.: 0613908, 1425 N. Monroe St.,
Tallahassee, Florida 32303, 850-224-3131.
Personal Representative: Susan J. Hines,
727 Robin Road, Monticello, Florida
The Jefferson County Planning
Commission serving as the Local Planning
Agency will hold a Public Hearing for
Comprehensive Plan Amendments. The
proposed amendments will include
changes to the agriculture area land uses.
and may include other changes. The
Public Hearing will be on February 10,
2005, at 8:00 p.m., in the 2nd floor
courtroom of the Jefferson County
Courthouse. The courthouse is located at
the interse.-tion of US Highway 90 and
Highway 1 in Monticello, Florida. Public
comments will be received at the public
hearing. The meeting may be continued as
necessary. From the Florida "Government
in the Sunshine Manual", page 36,
paragraph c: Each board, commission, or
agency of this state or of any political
subdivision thereof shall include in the
notice of any meeting or hearing, if notice
of meeting or hearing is required, of such
board, commission, or agency,
conspicuously on such notice, the advice
that, if a person decides to appeal any
decision made by the board, agency, or
commission' with respect to any matter
considered at such meeting or hearing, he
or she will need record of the proceedings,
is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based. You may review
information about the comprehensive plan
amendments being proposed at the
Jefferson County Planning and Building
Department, 277 N. Mulberry St.,
Monticello, FL 32345 or call 850-342-0223
during regular business hours.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA,
CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2004-95-CA;
HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK, A
NATIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATION
Plaintiff vs. DAISY N. REDDICK, et al.
Defendants) NOTICE OF SALE: Notice
Is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated
October 26th, 2004, entered in Civil Case
Number 2004-95-CA, in the Circuit Court
for JEFFERSON, Florida, wherein
HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK, A
NATIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATION
is the Plaintiff, and DAISY N. IEDDICK,
et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the
property situated in JEFFERSON,
Florida, described as: Commence at the
Northwest corner of Section 14, Township
1 South, Range 3 East, Jefferson County,
Florida and run N. 89 degrees 59 minutes
E. 971.16 feet along the North boundary of
Section 14 to the Point of-Beginning,
thence continue N. 89 degrees 59 minutes
E. 194.40 feet along said section line at a
point, thence due South 462.09 feet to a
point in the center of said road to a point
thence due North 434.51 feet to the Point
of Beginning. Containing 2.0 acres, more
or less, and being part of the Northwest
quarter of Section 14, Township 1 South,
Range 3 East, Jefferson County, Florida.
SUBJECT TO, HOWEVER, that part
thereof contained in the maintained right-
of-way of.the Old St. Augustine Road
along the southerly side thereof; at public
sale, to the highest and best bidder, for
cash, at the JEFFERSON County.Court-
house Room 10, Jefferson County Court-
house, Intersection US Highways 19 and
90, Monticello, FL 32344 at 11:00 a.m. on
the 17th day of February, 2005 Dated
January 5th, 2005, Dale Boatwright, Clerk
of the Circuit Court. "In accordance with
the Americans With Disabilities Act,
persons in need of a special accommoda-
tion to participate in this proceeding shall,
within seven (7) days prior to any proceed-
ing, contact the Administrative Office of
the Court, Jefferson County Courthouse,,
Intersection US Highway 19 and 90, 3302-
130, telephone 3302-130, TDD 1-800-955-
8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida'Relay
1/14, 21, c
NOTICE: The City of Monticello will
accept sealed bids until 4:00 PM, January
28, 2005, from vendors interested in
providing Bandwidth Access to: the
Internet (World Wide Web) for the City,
Bid packages are available at City Hall,
245 South Mulberry Street, Monticello,
Florida from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND,.
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CHASE MANAHTTAN MORTGAGE
CORPORATION Plaintiff, vs. RAY M.'
LACY. et ux.. et al., Defendant(s) CASE
NO., 2004-302 :NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to anOrder or Final
Judgment Scheduling Foreclosure Sale'
entered on January 11th, 2005 in this case
now pending in said Court, the style of
which is indicated above. I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash in the
JEFFERSON County Courthouse, North
Steps of Jefferson County Courteous,
Intersection off of US Highway 19 and 90,
Room 10, Monticello, FL. 32344, at 11:00 '
a.m. on the 10th day of February, 2005,
the following described property as set
forth in said Order or Final Judgment,'
to-wit: LOT 2, BLOCK C, ASHVILLE
HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION, UNIT II, A
SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAY
THEREOF FILED AT PLAT BOOK B,
PAGE 43 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ORDERED at JEFFERSON County,
Florida, this 11th day of January 2005.
Carl D. Boatwright as Clerk, Circuit
Court, JEFFERSON, Florida. SPEAR &
HOFFMAN P.A. 708 South Dixie
Highway, Coral Gables, Florida 33146,
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Directions: From Intersection of US 19 and US 319 travel North approx. 8/10 mile to Hall Road.
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Terms: 20% down day of auction, balance at closing in 30 days. 10% Buyers Premium.
Inspection:By riding the property or call Harry Plymel at (229) 224-9557 for appointment.
Auction representatives will be on the property Friday, January 28 from 10:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00
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Notice of Application for Tax Deed: NO-
TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Sheila L.
Erstling Trust the holder of the following
certificates has filed said certificates for a
tax deed issue thereon. The certificate
numbers and years of issuance, the de-
scription of the property, and the names in
which it was assessed are as follow: Cer-
tificate No. 108, Year of Issuance 1998. De-_
scription of Property Lot Numbered
Twenty-three (23) of Block Numbered
Nine (9) of "Simon's Addition" to the
Town of Monticello, Florida, as shown by
Map or Plat of said Addition on file and of
record in the office of Clerk of Circuit
Court of said County of Jefferson, and ref-
erence thereto is hereby made. Name in
which assessed S. Ellen Tobie Hrs. All of
said property being in the County of Jef-
ferson, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate or certificates shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate or certificates will be sold
to the highest bidder at the court house
door on the 21st day of fEBRUARY, 2005
At 11:00 a.m. Dated this 19th day of Janu-
ary 2005. Carl D. Boatwright, Clerk of
Circuit Court of Jefferson County,
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1/14, tfn, c
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fenced and ready to graze $8,500 per acre
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Near US 27 big doublewide with additions
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Hard to Find nice 2 bedroom 1 bath home
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between Monticello and Lloyd $63,500
Shopping Center Jefferson Square store
for rent $650mo
Antique Shop & Home on US 19 near
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Jefferson County Kennel Club
P.O. Box 400
Monticello, FL 32345
Please call between the hours of
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