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LIBRARY OF FLORIDA HISTORY
404 LIBRARY WEST
UNiTVER3,TY OF FLORIDA
Editorial, Page 4
C^ Friday Morning
Story, Page 5
At Humane Society
Story, Photo, Page 12
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2005
Eyed As Option
Senior Staff Writer
Senior Staff Writer
Graybar Electric Company -- the
contractor that sold the city the
equipment for the Internet system --
reportedly has agreed to conduct a
survey "to better identify the prob-
That problem, of course, is the
failure of the system to transmit the
necessary signal to an unknown
number of potential subscribers to
Graybar's alleged willingness to
explore the problem is part of the
good news that City Attorney Bruce
Leinback conveyed to the City
Council last week.
The other part of the good news
Leinback conveyed -- if it can be
called good news-- is that the com-
pany has not gone into hostile mode,
notwithstanding its attorneys' in-
volvement in the matter.
"Graybar is being very careful in
what they say," said Leinback, him-
self being very careful what he said.
"Clearly, they have not met the con-
tractual requirements at this time.
"Yes, they have the lawyers in-
volved, but they are not taking a
hostile attitude toward the city. I
possibility of the group, or a similar p
entity, taking over the operation c
county's ambulance service. (News Ph
and Junior Tuten, and Airmedic repre,
tives Michael Lundy, Terri Parsons
Marty Tompkins. (News Photo)
$227,644.43 tor the system
the resolution of the prese
lem -- "we're going to cour
"Graybar agreed to provide
uct and they haven't deliv
The bottom line, acco
Leinback, is that the city
have to hire an expert to
the results of Graybar's.
"We obviously don't hav
pertise within the city to
the results of this survey,"
said. "At this juncture, we
idea what the consultants
be (to interpret the informant
Councilman Tom Vogelg
member of the committee
ommended the city become
net service provider, remi
council that the original int
project had been to provide
touringg system for the city
stations and other equipme
provide an Internet service.
That may well have
original intent, Hayes re
But absent the monthly
from Internet subscribers'
city couldn't afford the syst
The way it was left Tuesd
(See Internet, Page 12)
City Will Now
Have To Hire
take hope that they are trying to ad-
dress the problem."
Not everyone was as benign or
hopeful in their assessment of Gray-
bar, however. Councilman Brian
Hayes, himself an attorney, took a
more adversarial view of the matter.
"I'm extremely disappointed for
the citizens," Hayes said, referring
to the city's promise of soon being
able to offer a cheaper Internet serv-
ice, based on "Graybar's representa-
tions to us."
"And to have Graybar now say
they can't send a signal because of
the trees," Hayes continued. "My
God, they weren't building this in
Yuma, Arizona. I'm aghast! What in
the world were they thinking? ...
When we start getting correspon-
dences from their lawyers, it's
sounding to me like we're getting
ready to saddle up."
As Hayes stated it, the city was al-
ready "on the hook" to AT&T for a
monthly fee of $2,060 for the Inter-
net service connectivity. If Graybar
insisted that the city pay the
Faced with increasing budget
costs and the resignation of two Fire
Rescue directors within a matter of
weeks, county officials have begun
privatee exploring the possibility of privatiz-
rf the ing the ambulance service.
oto) On Tuesday, commissioners met
with representatives of Airmedic
-Flight Services, a subsidiary of
Doctors' Memorial Hospital (DMH)
in Taylor County, which runs that
county's ambulance service.
Commissioners made it clear from
'c start that they were only explor-
ing options as representatives of
Airmedic Flight Services made it
clear that they weren't soliciting
*.- business; they had a good working
relationship with Fire Rescue here
and they wanted to keep it that way,
Even so, the discussion went as far
as it could go, absent the putting
down of actual numbers and the ne-
gotiating of contractual details.
Indeed, given the possibility that
the contract will be put out for bids,
the Airmedic representatives said
they wouldn't divulge figures, lest it
alert the potential competition.
Marty Tompkins, administrative
director for Airmedic Flight Serv-
i ices, assured commissioners that his
group would maintain the present
level of service, which he and com-
fnissioners agreed was "second to
and none .
"You have a fine ambulance serv-
ice here," Tompkins said. "I can't
tell you what a good job they do."
Maintaining the same level of
9d service, he said, meant keeping two
ALS (Advanced Life Support) am-
bulances on call 24-hours-a-day,
ld seven-days-a-week; each staffed
with a paramedic and an EMT
-- absent (Emergency Medical Technician).
ent prob- At the same time, if the situation
t," Hayes warranted it, Airmedic would pro-
vide an additional ambulance from
e a prod-
ered," he V .
'e the ex-
ent of the
e a moni-
nt, not to
Taylor County on an emergency.ba-
sis and an aircraft in extreme cases.
Tompkins said his service would
take patients to the hospital of their
choice, barring extenuating circum-
stances that made it necessary to
take the patient to the nearest facil-
Additionally, his service would
provide a medical director to over-
see the operation (Dr. Wesley
Scoles presently. does it for this
county) and a physician for the
medical care of jail inmates (the
Health Department presently per-
forms this function).
As for the purchase, upkeep and
ownership of equipment and facili-
ties, cost to the county, hiring and
firing of personnel, and other con-
tractual obligations and responsibili-
ties, all these were open to negotia-
tions, Tompkins said.
But generally speaking, his service
was responsible for the purchase,'
operation and maintenance of equip-'
ment, for seeking grants to upgrade
the service, and for collections, or
the billing of patients, he said.
What operating costs the service
couldn't obtain from collections, the
county would have 'to subsidize,
Tompkins said. In Taylor County;
for example, the commission there
contributed $268,000 annually to
the operation, he said.
(See Privatization, Page 2)
Senior Staff Writer
The Florida Department of
Health (FDOH) last week revoked
the paramedic/EMT (Emergency
Medical Technician) certificates of
four former employees of Fire Res-
The four employees are William
"Larry" Bates, who resigned as chief
on Sept. 1; Lt. Stephen B. Thomas,
who resigned last week; Steven
Box, with Tallahassee Fire Rescue;
and Matthew Williams, with Jack-
sonville Fire Rescue.
The incident that sparked the revo-
cations dates from 2000, when
Bates, Thomas, Williams and Box
took a yearlong paramedic certifica-
tion course in Thomasville, GA.
The reason for the FDOH discipli-
nary action, according to agency
spokesman Doc Kokol, was that the
four individuals "procured their cer-
tificates by making false claims,
while engaging in fakery, fraudulent
action and misrepresentation."
The following are some of the
Findings of Facts, as represented on
ANTENNAS such as this one atop a water
tank out in the county are used to transmit
signals to subscribers. The signal is sup-
the recommended order of the Divi-
sion of Administrative Hearings
(DOAH), which heard the case July
26 and issued its recommendation to
the Department of Health on Sept. 8.
Bates, Box, Thomas and Wi'l-
liams attended a paramedic training
program at Southwest Georgia
Technical College (formerly Tho-
mas Technical Institute) from Janu-
ary 2000 through December 2000.
The four had not yet completed
the course or passed the National
Registry of EMTs examination
when they applied for their
EMT/paramedic certification in
Florida on Dec. 5, 2000.
A statement on the Florida ap-
plication form, known as the State-
ment of Good Standing, reads: "I,
the below named EMT/Paramedic,
am requesting Florida certification
based on training and current certifi-
cation in the state of Georgia or by
the National Registry of EMTs."
The' four failed the National
Registry exam at the conclusion of
the yearlong course. Even so, the
four passed the Florida EMS/Para-
medic examination subsequently.
(See Paramedics, Page 2)
posed to reach 80 percent of the residents
within a four-mile radius of the towers, ac-
cording to the contractor. (News Photo)
For Red Cross-
Story, Photo, Page 3
137TH YEAR NO.82, 50 CENTS
Published Wednesdays & Fridays
Ambulance Service is
Target Of Exploration
REPRESENTATIVES of Airmedic Flight Serv-
ices, a subsidiary of Doctors' Memorial Hos-
pital in Taylor County, met with
commissioners on Tuesday to explore the
COMMISSIONERS talk one-on-one with rep-
resentatives of Airmedic Flight Services fol-
lowing Tuesday's workshop. From left,
Commissioners Danny Monroe, Skeet Joyner
Internet Service Put On HoI(
As Situation Gets Reassesse
PAGE 2, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., OCTOBER 14, 2005
ARIEL ARMSTRONG, age 3, gathered toys of foods, hygiene items, clothes and toys
from her room to donate to children in Mis- were donated to disaster victims.
sissippi. She enjoys giving. Two truck loads
GARY ALDAY and Lester Lawrence wash cars at the Ash-
ville Volunteer Fire Car Wash, raising funds for St. Jude's
Children's Hospital. (News Photo)
Ashville Volunteer Car
Wash Raises $247.
Three volunteers from the Ash-
.1ille Area Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment (AAVFD) al-ng ,i lth rv..-,
volunteers from another
department, were able to raise $247
Saturday during their "Fire Truck
Care Wash" for St. Jude Children's
Those working at the Fire Truck
Car Wash included Chief Lynn
Wood, his wife Brenda, Gary
Alday, Monticello Volunteer Fire
Department Chief Lester Lawrence
and County Commissioner Gene
Hall, who had originally stopped to
have his car washed and stayed to
Volunteers washed a total of 23
cars throughout the day, using their
fire truck. for water pressure to
wash the vehicles.
Some citizens chose to make do-
, nations 'rather than hia ring their, e-
The AAVFD had originally
planned to also conduct a boot
drive around the courthouse but
were unable to roundup enough
volunteers for the task.
"We hope to do a lot better next
year," said AAVFD Chief Lynn
The funds will go to benefit chil-
dren who are helped by St. Jude
Children's Hospital. to ensure that
children with cancer and other life
threatening diseases will have a
better of survival.
(Continued From Page 1)
The Florida Bureau of Emer-
gency Medical Services never ap-
proved the paramedics program pro-
vided by Thomas Technical
The Georgia Department of Hi-_
man Resources, Division of Public
Health, Office of Emergency Medi-
cal Services vouches that, as of May
17, 2005, none of the four individu-
als had received a Georgia EMS li-
cense, the equivalent of the Florida
Likewise, on May 23, 2005, the
National Registry of EMTs con-
firmed that the four were never na-
tionally registered as paramedics.
The gist of the case comes down
to the signing of the Statement of
Good Standing by the four, in which
action the class instructor, Michael
Taylor, was allegedly complicit.
According to the DOAH docu-
ment, Taylor informed the four indi-
viduals 'that since they were attend-
ing a non-Florida paramedic course,
they would have to pass the Na-
tional Registry examination before
they could sit for the Florida para-
Taylor then provided the four with
copies of the profile data form and
the Statement of Good Standing
(See aitnaedics, Page 3)' )
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(Continued From Page 1)
Tompkins said that if at any time
the contract was terminated, all
equipment would be returned to the
county. And likely, the equipment
would be of a higher value than the
equipment the county originally
turned over to his group, he said.
The reason, he added, was that
Airmedic sought constantly to up-
grade the equipment.
Tompkins said that the only possi-
ble drawback to privatizing the serv-
ice pertained to the employees. He
assured commissioners that present
Fire Rescue employees would be
given every opportunity to stay on.
In fact, he said, these employees
would likely realize an average sal-
ary increase of $5,000 annually, if
overtime was counted. (Fire Rescue
employees presently are on a sched-
ule that doesn't allow for overtime.)
Tompkins said employees would
also receive health insurance at a re-
duced rate, especially under the
The only possible downside, he
said, pertained to the older employ-
ees, whose retirement pensions
might not be as great as they would
be if they continued under the pre-
. sent state retirement plan.
Indeed, smaller retirement contri-
butions were one of the ways his
group was able cut costs, Tompkins
said. Even so, he said the hospital
offered different retirement plans
that allowed employees to make a
greater than standard contribution.
Selecting the right retirement plan
-- and given time -- an employee
could almost duplicate his state re-
tirement benefits, he said.
At the conclusion of the hour-long
workshop, commissioners said they
had gone as far as they could go,.
without talking dollars. They called
the workshop very educational and
promised to mull over the informa-
tion in the coming weeks.
"We're only, exploring options,"
Commission Chairman Skeet Joyner
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Democratic Com m ittee and Kenneth Sasser, cooking; and
Albert Thomas, Beth Davis, Dave
I* Watkins, Bob Crew, and volunteers
Holds PreCinCt PartY Claudette McRae, Mary Ann
Clarke. and Donna and Charles
..... . .
FRED SHOFNER, School Board Member,
speaks to Representative Loranne Ausley
about educational matters, at the Demo-
cratic Committee Precinct Party.
RESIDENT Jennifer Allen volunteered with deliver donated items for disbursement.
the Red Cross to aid disaster victims. She (News Photo)
regularly drives her truck to Tallahassee to
Allen Volunteers For
Red Cross Disaster Relief
Resident Jennifer Allen, em--
ployed as a Lieutenant at Madison
Work Camp, took the past three
weeks off from her job to volunteer
for Disaster Relief Services for the
Two of those weeks were in Jack-
son, MS, and Montgomery, AL, in
client screening, where her respon-
sibilities included screening evacu-
ees in the area, for their specific
needs, such as: financial assistance,
mental health services and health
After returning to Jefferson
County, Allen ran her pickup truck
loaded down with donations for
Hurricane Relief, an average of two
loads per day.
Monday morning, Allen hauled a
load of baby supplies including dia-
ipers, lotions and other baby care
items to Tallahassee.
Allen said she was able to do this
with her time because Florida has a
program where state employees can
take 15 work days off from their
jobs to volunteer for disaster relief
"The Red Cross still needs dona-
tions of baby related items," said
Items still needed include gloves,
baby wipes, diapers, diaper rash
ointment, paper towels and related ues to make daily trips from Monti-
baby care items, cello to Tallahassee to deliver
"I really want to thank the peo- donations, before reporting for
ple of Jefferson Country for their duty.
caring generosity and donations," All donations can be dropped off
she said, at the County Emergency Manage-
* Though Allen has now returned ment Operations Center on North
to, her job in Madison, she contin- Jefferson Street.
(Continued From Page 2)
necessary to apply for the Florida
certification and had them fill a por-
tion of the Statement of Good
Standing early in the course.
Taylor then persuaded Robert D.
Vick Sr., regional program director
of the Georgia Office of Emergency
Medical Service, to sign off on the
statements, even though the four
weren't yet certified in Georgia.
SStates Finding of Fact # 91:
"Mr. Taylor persuaded Mr. Vick
that Mr. Vick needed to sign the
documents before the respondents
could take the Florida Paramedic
Examination. Mr. Taylor made Mr.
Vick aware that the respondents had
not taken the National Registry Ex-
amination when Mr. Vick signed
part II of the Statement of Good
Standing for respondents, contribut-
ing to the impression that respon-
dents were certified as Georgia
Additionally, "Mr. Taylor told Mr.
Vick that Jefferson County desper-
ately needed, what Mr. Vick refers
to as ACLS folks on ambulances.
Mr. Vick perceived that participa-
tion in this out-of-sequence prepara-
tion of necessary documents would
speed up the opportunity for the re-
spondents to sit for the Florida ex-
amination and to be certified as
paramedics in Florida."
The document holds that the four
had a chance to review the State-
(See Paramedics, Page 9)
Assisting with the event were:
Gladys Roann, Shirley Washington,
serving; Julie and Tom Conley,
decorating and hauling supplies;
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The local Democratic Executive
Committee held a precinct party,
Oct. 6, at the Casa Bianca Youth
Some 35 citizens turned out to
hear Rep. Loranne Ausley, featured
speaker of the evening.
Ausley discussed her efforts on
education, the importance of the ref-
erendum to change the administra-
tion of state government.
Use of the clubhouse was donated
and white tables and chairs were
furnished at no charge, courtesy of
Clifford Plummer of Canopy Occa-
sions and Tent Rental.
Non perishable foods were do-
nated for Hurricane Katrina Relief.
Drawings were held for door
prizes of T-shirts, donated by Jane-
Several guests asked to be put on a
volunteer list for the party. Signa-
tures for the petition drive (fair elec-
tions) were obtained, and left over
food was donated to the Senior Cen-
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Overeating BY Kids
. It is twelve noon in the school
cafeteria. Your child grabs a tray
and reaches for the prepared school
lunch...or does he?
Unbeknownst to their parents,
many students opt for more appeal-
ing, less healthful alternatives. How
about French fries and a soda and
perhaps candy for dessert?
Today's generation of American
children may be the first to. have a
lower average life expectancy than
their parents not because of disease
or poverty but because of an over-
4bundance of foods...and too little
Many overfed children are under-
nourished, because they are eating
too much of the wrong kinds of
foods, and they are less active than
It is easy to see why nine million
American children are overweight,,
triple the number .in 1980. Even
among children ages 2to 5, child-
hood obesity has increased 35 per-
cent in the past 10 years.
Schools play a major role in the
solution. Making schools healthier is
the mission of Action for Healthy
Kids, vhich organizes thousands of
parents and community volunteers
on State Teams '(representing each
state and, D.C.) workingg to help
schools improve the nutrition and
physical activity of kids.
:Initiatives include alerting educa-
tors to the link between-good nutri-
tion, physical activity and academic
achievement; improving foods of-
fered in school cafeterias, stores,
and vending machines; increasing
opportunities for physical actiti
throughout the day; adding time for
physical education and nutrition
education; and offering health-
promoting initiatives such as Re-
Charge!, a turn-key after-school
program developed by Action for
Healthy Kids and the National Foot--
The 2004 Child Nutrition Act re-
quires that all schools participating
in the.National School Lunch Pro-
gram implement a Local Wellness
Policy by July 2006.
The legislation stipulates that par-
ents help determine policy compo-
nents, such as goals for nutrition
education and physical activity, and
standards for the nutritional value of
foods and beverages available at
Talk with children about whai
foods and beverages are available at
Teach children he .importance
ofFiohoosing.- nutritious. foods and
beverages such as low-fat milk in-
stead of soft drinks.
Contact your school or district
administrators to be involved in
drafting your district's Local Well-
Join your Action for Healthy
Kids State Team to help make thou-
sands of children in your commu-
nity arid state healthier.
Be a good role model: when it
comes to health\ lifestyle choices,
your children's best teacher is you.
To learn more about initiatives in
. your state and to get information on
the ReCharge! aftier-school program,
Student Loan Cuts
BY KEVIN BRUNS
In just a few weeks, the U.S. Sen-
ate will consider a bill that will have
an impact on every community in
the nation and the futures of mil-
lions of students.
The proposal is a multibillion dol-
lar cut in the nation's largest student
loan program the guaranteed stu-
dent loan program which provided
over $39 billion in educational assis-
tance for 5.4 million students and
parents in 2004 alone.
" Given what's at stake, the Senate
should consider and the public
should know the consequences of
making an excessive cut in the stu-
dent loan program.
With guaranteed student loans,
families win. Each year, students
and parents rely upon the Federal
Family Education Loan Program to
help make their goals of higher edu-
cation a reality.
And because student loan provid-
ers compete with each other, stu-
dents and parents benefit from low-
cost loans and high-quality service.
With guaranteed student loans,
taxpayers win. The money lent to
these families comes from private fi-.
nancial markets, not taxpayers.
The loans are economical too -
less than $900 million was spent last
year to support $245 billion in out-
standing loans or less than four-
tenths of a cent on every outstanding
dollar of loans.
From Our Photo File
LOCAL DEMOCRATS held a barbecue, in
April, 1990, on the Courthouse Circle, with
a number of candidates on hand. L-R: Com-
missioner Walter: "Butch" Edwards, Albert
party's chances in the fall elections. (News
Opinion & Comment
'Short Takes & Other Notions
BY RON CICHON
In the midst of news about disas-
ters, there was the story of Vinny
Testavede's' coming out of retire-
ment and leading the New York Jets
to victory over Tampa Bay.
The 41-year-old quarterback had
been out of football for nine :onthis
when the Jet's starting _quarterback
and backup went down with
injuries: Testaverde calls the coach
and offers to help. A week later he's
in uniform guiding the Jets to a win.
How about that?
We're getting good comments on
the columns by Merry Ann Frisby.
She enjoys writing them and I enjoy
sharing this space with her. After 30
years of knocking out two columns
a week, I welcome a respite.
I hope the Cit ,Council moves
ahead with making Dogwood Street
between Jefferson and Cherry
Streets a pedestrian area. It would
create a downtown center and with a
little cosmetic effort, increase shop-
ping to benefit our merchants.
This idea has been kicked around
for more than 25 years that I know
of, but nothing has happened.
There are many small. towns
which have redone their downtown
'areas with vdr) posimri'e economic
h.enefi'ts. .. '
Quotable quote: "Not the fastest
horse can catch a word spoken in
anger." Chinese proverb.
This is National Popcorn Poppin'
Month. I wonder who decides this
stuff?....Didja know tuna is a natural
source of omega-3,. and a low fat
and preservative free option. Health
officials have long touted the bene-
fits of seafood much of which is low
fat, low.calorie and high protein..,
Recent survey suggests smart
women are unlikely to marry. For
every 15 point increase in IQ score
above the average of 100, a
woman's. likelihood of marrying
falls by almost 60 percent.
Kiplinger reportsstates that use
tax breaks to lure businesses may be
in trouble. The Supreme Court is
considering whether the practice is
legal. It's reviewing a lower court
decision that knocked down a move
b O'hio to gi .ili .'i\ credits to busi-
nesses that purchase and use ma-
chinery in the state. A decision on
the case is expected next year.
There's firestorm on the right over
President's Bush's nomination of
Harriet Miers to the Supreme
Court. The White House is trying to
calm the storm with a series of
meetings and conference calls.
Democrats, meanwhile, have said
very little as Republicans fight
among themselves. My guess is the
Pumpkin Creations Witi
Halloween is the season for imagi-
nation and family fun and families
are doing more than ever to cele-
brate the spooky.season.
According to Vicki Rhodes, Hal-
loween expert and author of "Pump-
kin Decorating," one popular Hal-
loween trend is a focus on the com-
With guaranteed student loans, our fort of home and spending time wi
communities win. It's our colleges, family.
universities and schools that pro- "Families are doing more thi
duce.,the nurses, doctors, engineers, ever to celebrate Halloween," sa
teachers, technicians, etc., that are Rhodes.
so important to each of our. commu- "From homemade haunted house
nity's quality of life. _to elaborate pumpkins, this is tl
And it has been the availability of perfect time of year to bring tl
low-cost loans that has helped family together with festive part
Americans from all walks of life and creative arts and cral
both fulfill their potential and be- projects."
come productive workers and re- AnOther Halloween trend to loo
sponsible citizens. for according to Rhodes is elabora
,the largest secondary and. impressive pumpkins. N
Finally, the largest secondary longer made by simply carving thr
school classes in history will be triangles and a cooked smile, ja
graduating over the next several o'lanterns everywhere are getting
years. They may also be the most di-
So is this really the time for the
federal government to reduce sup-. "
port for higher education? "
Congress ought to be concentrat-
ing on ways to increase access to
higher education. That means lower-
ing financial barriers and making
more young people aware of grants
and loans and the value of post sec-
ondary education and training. An
excessive cut in student loans is a
step in the wrong direction.
(Kevin Bruns is executive director
of America's Student Loan Provid-
ers, a national coalition of more
than 80 lenders and guaranty agen-
cies that provide federally guaran-
teed loans to students and parents
through the Federal Family Educa-
tion Loan Program.)
BY BOBBY HAMILTON
To help, Hershey's is offering a
fun alternative to pumpkin carving
using a Halloween staple candy.
According to the Halloween ex-
perts at The Hershey Company,
"Candy is never in short supply this
time of year and it is the perfect tool
for creating extraordinary pumpkin
creations, from witches to vampires
and even self-portraits."
Watch the creativity flow as your
family uses Twizzlers for the hair,
Reese's peanut butter cups for the
eyes and Whoppers for the nose.
Craft items; such' as pipe cleaners,
felt and glitter, also can be used to
enhance your pumpkin designs.
Proud of your family's pumpkin
decorating talents? You can enter
your pumpkin in the "Hershey's
Sweeten Up Your Pumpkin Deco-
rating Contest." This contest encour-
ages kids, families and decorating
experts across the country to send in
pictures of their creative Hershey's-
decorated pumpkins for a chance to
win one of ten $10,000 prizes.
Additional information about the
contest can be found at Halloween
store displays, inside bags of'Her-
shey's Pumpkin Decorating Mix or
In addition to impressive pump-
kins, intricate costumes and over-
flowing trick-or-treat bags, here are
a few festive activities to bring the
family together this haunted
:*. Throw a Halloween-themed.
party and invite the neighborhood
kids. Allow your family's imagina-
tion to run wild as you brainstorm
fun games and creative projects for
Bake imaginative treats and make
sure everyone comes dressed in his
or her favorite costume. For fun and
confirmation hearings will be very
If you want to breathe new life
into a tired workout, get some fresh
air. That's the advice of fitness gu-
rus who say that exercising outside
can make you feel more energetic
and help keep workouts interesting
An apple a day may keep the doc-
tor away, but a recent .nrd'. found
drinking tea night keep the cardi-
ologis t at bay The USDA reported
that men and women who drank
black tea for three weeks reduced
their total and bad cholesterol levels
by an average of 7.5 percent.
Antioxidants called .flavonoids,
found in both green and black teas,
are thought to be potent weapons in
the fight against heart disease.
Food for thought: Winston Chur-
chill said, "We make a living, by
what we get, we make a life by what
spooky Halloween party ideas, visit
Ghost Busting: Create a petrify-
ing pifiata by filling a brown paper
bag with Halloween.treats.
Close the top of the bag by folding
several inches over a wire clothes
hanger, and give your pifiata a
ghostly persona by gluing on
lengths of white streamers. Draw
ghost features on the bag and hang'
in an area that is clear of furniture.
Players can take turns swinging at
the pifiata with a 'witch's broom-
stick' until the pifiata breaks and it's
Find unique ways to decorate
your home. For example, fill clear
latex gloves with pink and white
pieces of candy and tie them off at
Let your kids place their favorite
costume rings on the fingers and
place them throughout the house for
a spooky effect. (NAPS)
Against High Gas Prices
Department of Energy says that a
tune-up can improve gas mileage by
four percent. Replacing a faulty
Just because gas prices hit record- oxygen sensor can improve mileage
highs, you don't have to let that by 40 percent.
keep you idle. There are ways to Healthy air filters: Replacing a
save. clogged air filter can improve mile-
Tires tie in to gas savings:' age by 10 percent:'
Check the air pressure in your tires Get the pedal off the metal:
regularly. The U.S. Department of Fifty-five not only saves lives, it
Energy reports one pound of under saves gas. Government figures show
inflation costs two. to three miles of each 5 mph you drive over 60 mph
gas per gallon. is like paying an additional $0.15
At least once a month, make sure per gallon for gas.
your tire pressure matches, the Drive sensibly: accelerating and
manufacturer's recommended braking abruptly wastes fuel. Driv-
amount found in your owner's man- ing sensibly can increase gas mile-
ual. age by 33 percent at highway
Tune in to tune-ups: The U.S. speeds.
Cruise to savings: Use cruise
control. Each time your foot presses
the accelerator, your car expends
more energy. Every time you brake
for the car ahead, this energy is lost.
Take a load off: The less weight
your car has to carry, the less work
your engine has to perform.
Plan ahead: cars hate gridlock.
Avoid congested areas in order to
keep your car from idling. Consoli-
date your errands.
Shop around: If you're driving a
gas guzzler, consider a change.. The
difference between a car that gets 20
miles per gallon and one that gets 30
amounts to about $550 per year, ac-
cording to the U.S. Department of
Energy (if you drive 15,000 miles a
year and pay $2.20 a gallon for gas).
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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
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The Refuge House will hold its
annual Domestic Violence Aware-
ness event 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.
18 at Malloy's Nursery.
The focus will be on the effects of
domestic violence on children.
Scheduled speakers for the event
are City Commissioner Gerrold
Austin and Maureen O'Neil, a pro-
fessor at the Tallahassee Commu-
Authorities estimate that each year
3.3 million children witness domes-
tic violence and that 90 percent of
the children are aware of the vio-
lence directed at their mother.
Regardless of whether children are
physically abused, the emotional ef-
fects of witnessing domestic vio-
lence are similar to the
psychological trauma associated
with being a victim of child abuse.
Both parents are viewed as the ul-
- ".4, ~
Nursing Center Plans
timate authority figure when there is '- ....i
fighting between parents, children
often become confused. -.
They do not know who to believe, .
or whose "side" they should be on.
It is frightening for children to see : ...
the people they love the most, and .r
are totally dependent upon, abusing
Children learn by watching their "
parents and imitating their behavior.
No matter what their age, children
in violent homes receive the mes-
sage that violence is an effective '
means of gaining control over
Chances are this behavior will
carry into adulthood unless the chil-
dren learn that domestic violence is
It is a learned behavior and unless
there is outside intervention, the cy-
cle can continue.
For more information or counsel-
ing call 342-3518. Collect calls are
welcomed. All services are confi-
dential and provided-free of charge.
Car Seat Installation
Program Held Saturday
Staff Writer I
The Community Traffic Safety
Team held a car seat installation
training session, in the Jefferson
Square parking lot, Saturday.
Tents. were set up for the event,
which began at 9 am, and by noon
13 cars had been fitted with new car
Volunteers standing outside of the
plaza stores directed shoppers to the
activity, where trained car seat spe-
cialists were available to check car
seats to make sure they were in-
stalled correctly, and that children
were strapped in safely.
A scale was on site to weigh chil-
dren to determine the proper car
There was also coloring books and
toys for the children, and informa-
tion packets for adults.
Most of the vehicles arrived with
children only belted in the back
seats and no car seat. They left with
new car seats.
This operation was made possible
with a Department of Transportation
(DOT) funded grant to the Jefferson
arid Madison County Health Depart-
ments and donations from the Ki-
The Kiwanis donations allowed
for 240 safety seats to be given to
those who can not afford the cost of
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Tracie and Stephen Fulford of
Monticello announce the birth of
their son Gannett Stephen Fulford.
He was born 1:30 a.m., Wednes-
day, Sept. 21, at Tallahassee Memo-
He weighed 10 pounds, 5 ounces
and was 24 inches long.
He has an older sister Ester Elaine
Fulford, who is 2 V2.
His grandparents are Pam and
Gary Fulford of Monticello, Donna
and Roger Miller of Tallahassee,
and Tempa and Tom Babington of
His great grandparents are C A
Fulford of Monticello, James Riherd
of Quitman, GA., Opal and L Ray
Eiford of Vienna, GA., and C-lestia
and Tom Babington of Franklin,
JIYAH GHEE is tucked into
car seat by Sheena
Appropriate paper work was pro-
vided to document eligibility.
Behavior Observation and Screen-
ing Classes are scheduled 5:30 -
' 9:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday,
Oct. 18 and 20 and from 5:30 8:45
p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, at the Ex-
Pre-registration can be made in
person at the Extension Office or
online through the Department of
Children and Families' website at
The fee is $20.
There will be no childcare pro-
vided for this class.
Participants will receive Continu-
ing Education Credits for this ten
Contact Extension Agent Heidi B.
Copeland for more information at
New Bethel AME Church will ob-
serve its annual Homecoming Wor-
ship Service 11 a.m., Sunday. Guest
Minister is Rev. Edward Robinson,
Old Harmony Baptist Church
holds Sunday service 11 a.m., Sun-
days. The church is located six
miles from Lamont on Walker
Lloyd United Methodist Church
celebrates its 118th Homecoming 11
The church will observe the Pas-
tor's birthday, Sunday, Oct. 30, with
a covered dish luncheon to follow
the 11 a.m. worship service.
VOLUNTEERS Robert Freeland sings and Jane Freeland
plays piano to entertain at afanly events at Jefferson- Nurs-
ing Center. (News Photo)
Chicken Dinner Will
Benefit Senior Center
.,The Jefferson County Sheriftfs
Office will host a Chicken Dinner
fundraiser to benefit the Senior Cen-
ter, Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Sher-
Serving times are 11 a.m. 2 p.m.
and 5 p.m. 7 p.m.
To have a meal delivered indicate
that information when purchasing a
Tickets are on sale n
plate. These can be pu
There will be tents s
.ing on the grounds,
will be available.
. The meal will con
cued' chicken, cole
beans, a roll, and a drii
With much success
the fundraiser is expec
more successful this ye
Homes Of Mourn
James Bridges, Jr.
S.James Bridges, *Jr., age 57, of
Greenville, FL died October 81-200,5 a
at Tallahassee, FL.
Bridges was a truck driver and a S
.native of Hahira, Georgia and lived
in Greenville for many years. C
He is survived by two daughters:
Juandallyn Bridges, Tampa; Sha- D
juandrine Bridges, Madison grand- S
son, L'darrien Bridges, Madison; six
brothers, Billy Thomas (Sharon),
Miami; Darryl Bridges, Miami; Fred a.
Bridges, Pompano Bch.; Robert A:
Bridges, West Palm Bch.; Ron.ald ca
Alexander, Greenville; Gsgt Darrin st
Alexander (Angela), Honolulu. Ha-
waii, three sisters Dr. Julia Rc,. r.:IldJ C]
(Joseph), Jacksonville; Many other cl
sorrowing relatives and friends..
Funeral services will be Saturday, da
October 15, 2005 at ll:00 a.m. at na
Shiloh MB Church, Greenville. In- E
terment will follow at New Jeruse-
lem Cemetery, Ashville Hwy. Pall-
bearers are friends of the family.
Branch Street Funeral Home is han-
The Reverend Esaw Griffin,
Reverend Esaw Griffin age 57
died Thursday, October 6, in Talla-
The viewing will be 11 am until _)
service at 4:00 p.m. on Sturday, i
October 15, 2005.at Bethel Mission-
ary Baptist Church in Tallahassee [
with burial at Tallahassee Memory j
Gardens in Tallahassee.
The Reverend Griffin was a native _
of Bolton, MS. and maintained dual E
residence in both Tallahassee and I9
Pensacola, FL for the last 15 years. [1
He was the owner of Esaw Griffin a
Painting Contractors, LLC, with of- E_
fices in Tallahassee and Pensacola-.: ,
Reverend Griffin was an asvocia e
Minister at Bethel Missionary Bap- E
tist Church in Tallahassee. 15
Mourning Reverend Griffin's un-
expected passing and cherishing his
love and memory are: his devoted
wife of 24 years, Diana Renee
White Griffin, whom he lovingly _
called, "Renee"; his four sons and Fq
one daughter, Eric and Charles and'
wife, Tiffany, Dallas, TX, Stanley
and Reginald and wife, Samantha, S
Atlanta, GA., and Shana and hus- ]
band, Wayne of Dallas, TX; his I
mother Mrs. Ruth Ann Griffin of R
Jackson, MS.; brothers James Grif- :
fin, Syracuse, NY., Glenn Griffin, _
San Diego, CA. and Willie Griffin I
of Jackson, MS., sisters Lillie Cae- IE
sar, Waukegan, IL., and Lucille' -
Kelly of Raymond, MS.; eight [
'"nieces, nephews, arid
lid Il IJ..
ass in the r
ate or futu
low at: $5 per
rchased at the
or from any
or by calling
et up for din-
October activities for the Jefferson
Nursing Center (JNC) will include a
day trip to Tallahassee for the Sen-
ior Games on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Residents will compete against
other Centers in Basketball Throw,
Bean Bag Toss, Balloon Roll-Up,
Bowling, Wheelchair Racing, and
They expect to bring home First
Place wins and recognition in the
categories in which they compete.
Residents, representing the JNC in-
clude: Emily Atkinson, Victor Be-
navides, Marie Gouker, Johnny Hill,
Donna Holmes, Victoria Karnou-
pakis, Liouse Lackey,. Lois Lump-
kins, Michael Paiano,. Happer
Payne, Christine Watkins, Bina
Friday, Oct. 21, a picnic 'is
planned at the Recreation Park for
the residents and family, as a time to
enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and
good fellowship with friends and
. An Ice Cream Social is. set. for
Tuesday, Oct. 25.
,Birthdays will be, celebrated on
Friday, Oct. 28, with ,cake and
.punch. Observing birthdays are:
Jessie,* Strickland and Katherine
CARD OF THANKS
isist of barbe- The family of Johnny Williams,
;slaw,.' baked Jr. is filled with gratitude for the
nk. ,. outpouring expressions of love and
ss in. the past, concern during its bereavement.
,ted to be even We thank you' for -the flowers,
ear. cards, telephone 'calls, prayers,
visits, food, concern, donations, and
* all other acts of kindness.
n Special thanks to the Jefferson
Nursing Center, Big Bend Hospice,
aunts, uncles, and the Tillman Funeral Home, for
other relatives your professional actsof service.
May,,God..bless each ofyou,' is
ur:pra) er gh ily
The Williams Family
R class scheduled for 9
ay, at the Union Hill
:h.in Wacissa, has been
ie to unforeseen circum-
e Partners.' host for the
will reschedule another
information about this
re dates contact Coordi-
Bamhart, at 251-0386.
1656 South Jefferson
Monticello, floricda 32344
BRVNWOOD CENTER WOULD LIKE TO INTRODUCE TO YOU OUR "RAPID
RECOVERY REHAB TEAM" AND OUR PROFESSIONAL AND CARING STAFF
ADMINISTRATOR: Brenda Lacy
DIRECTOR OF NURSING: Donna Elliott
REHAB DIRECTOR: Tatum Cameron
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST: Tameka German
SPEECH THERAPIST: Erika Osborne
SOCIAL SER VICES DIRECTOR:
WE WANT TO WELCOME YOU TO VISIT OUR STAFF
TOUR OUR FACILITY AND EXPERIENCE THE
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A Halloween Carnival for the resi-
dents and friends is planned for Sat-
urday, Oct. 19. There will be a
variety of food items, games, face
painting, a bake sale, and a costume
The Healthy Start Coalition of Jef-
ferson, Madison, and Taylor Coun-,
ties is recruiting doulas from the'
Doulas are women who provide
supportive services during childbirth'
and earn $75. $350. per service.
Doula training will be held in Noc-
vember. A recruitment for interested
women will be held at 1 p.m. on
Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Madison
County Library. There is no charge.-
For more information contact
Donna Hagan, contract manager at
This course is for anyone inter-,
ested in assisting women and fami-
lies to have a satisfying birth
It is designed to help participants
become expert labor support provide&
ers and to birth with confidence.
The program uses texts and sup-
plementary literature, video, and
role play to build knowledge and
Attendance constitutes one step in
the process to become a DONA Cer,
tified Doula (CD.)
On completion of the intensive, 20
hour workshop, participants will be
able to: identify the significance of
-birth to a.family; define dou.la, labor
support person, monitrice, midwife,
and the scope of their practices.
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PAfE R8 MONTICELLO. (FL). NEWS. FRI.. OCTOBER 14. 2005
Wakulla Bears Defeat
Howard Bees 32-26
Howard Middle School Bees lost
to Wakulla Bears 32-26, last week,
mak'inc the coenocn A 4-
"We're racked up a lot of points
this year compared to last year,"
said Saffo. "We're accomplishing
our goals from game to game."
Scoring touchdowns for the Bees
were: Keyron Bellamy, Demontray
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HMS QB Marquice Dobson hands off the ball to running
back DeVondrick Nealy, during a recent practice session.
JCHS Tigers Prepare To
Face Branford, Friday
The varsity Tigers football team
are sharpening their claws in prepa-
ration for a victory 7:30 p.m., Fri-
day, against Branford.
JCHS goes into the game with a
2-4 season record, compared to the
3-3 record of Branford.
"When we play, we always go in
to win," said Head Coach Harry Ja-
The Tigers have been concentrat-
ing this week on improving their
game, by making perfect execu-
tions, making their defense sound,
receiving penalties, working on 4a- \
titudes and continue playing as a,
"We scored good in last weeks
Aucilla Christian Academy's-
Lone Golfer is eighth grader John
Stephens, who represented the
school in the District Champion-
ships last week.
Athletic Director Ray Hughes
said that since there are not enough
golfers at ACA, Stephens competes
"He didn't win, but he .did a
really good job for an eighth
grader, shooting a 96," said
Hughes added that although Ste-
phens did not win, he did beat the
three players that he was playing
with and he did finish ahead of
about 10 other golfers.
The Warriors varsity football
team are doing their war dance
readying for Friday nights battle
"It's going to be a tough game,"
said Head Coach Dave Roberts.
"They're a good coordinated team
with a lot of size and speed."
"That 46-0 win at homecoming
last week has made them hungry
for another one," he said.
He added that the Warriors have
been concentrating on being able to
properly read the FAMU quarter-
back, in order to execute the plays.
Roberts said: "They have a
wing-T offense and it'll make the
"I think if we keep playing like
we have been, we can win. We can
come out with it, if we do what
we're supposed to and execute
game," said Jacobs, even though
we had a couple of touchdowns
He added that the 19-7 win last
week has helped raise the team's
"A win always makes a positive
impact and it really count with the
team and its attitudes," Jacobs
"Branford runs a super offense.
They have a wining coach, and
they have good size and speed,
with the momentum of last week's
win, we're ready to win again," Ja-
Florida High defeated the ACA
Warriors 42-14 in the last game of
the season, last week.
Coach Ray Hughes said the game
was close at the half, but in the
fourth quarter, he put in some of
the smaller, less experienced War-
riors to play, and Florida High
scored two touchdowns.
Matt Bishop led the offense with
13 carries for 49 yards and one
touchdown, a kickoff return for an
80 yard touchdown and four pass
receptions for 88 yards.
Luke Whitmer scored on the two
extra point attempts, had three re-
ceptions for 17 yards, and one two-
point conversion; and Brandon
Dunbar had three receptions for 38
On the defensive side of the field,
Casey Anderson had five tackles
and one assist; Matt Dobson, six
tackles; Bishop, four tackles; and
Jacob Pitts, three tackles and one
Daniel Ward and Mason Shiver
each had two tackles; Whitmer,
two tackles and two assists, Buddy
Vollertsen, two tackles and one as-
sist; and Clark Christy, two tackles
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and stroke, (Your dog's reasons may vary.) To learn more, call
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and two assists.
The Jefferson County Recycling Program accepts
the following items for recycling
All plastic bottles soda bottles (any size), milk jugs, water bottles,
laundry detergent bottles, etc.
All type cans Tin cans food cans, dog food cans, cat food cans, etc.
Aluminum cans soda cans, beer cans etc.
Newspapers, Magazines, etc.
All cardboard products grocery bags, cereal boxes, food boxes,
laundry detergent boxes, shipping boxes, etc., ,,
All glass b6ttles, jars etc. (clear, brown & green)
Residents can bring these items directly to the Recycling Center located at
1591 Waukeenah Street or they may drop them off at any one of the collection
sites in the County.
Remember, every time you recycle you are extending the life of our Landfill and
saving your County dollars in Tipping fees. How could you go wrong?
Additional items accepted at the collection sites:
*Waste Tires (not accepted at the Recycle Center)
*White Goods (which consist of) Refrigerators, freezers, washing machines,.
dryers, air conditioner units, etc. (not accepted at the Recycle Center)
Used Oil & Oil Filters
Household Hazardous Waste pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, paint,
paint thinner, etc. (Please have all, containers clearly marked to identify
**The Recycle Center Household Hazardous Waste Office will accept medical
& pharmaceutical waste. These items must be turned into an employee of the
facility and not just dropped off.
Please take notice to all of the signage posted in the
collection site for the proper disposal of above items.
The City of Monticello offers Curbside pick-up for city residents
for recyclable items on each Wednesday morning. For further
information on other items for disposal in the City, please call
Don Anderson at 342-0154.
Please visit the Jefferson County web page
http://www.cojefferson.fl.us/SolidWaste.html for the locations &
hours of operation for each individual site. For further information
please call the Solid Waste Department at 342-0184.
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MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., OCTOBER 14, 2005 PAGE 9
(Continued From Page 3)
:ment of Standing and correct the
false impression created by Vick's
signature prior to submitting the ap-
plications in Florida.
The hearing officer found that
"complicity on the part of Mike
Taylor and Robert Vick in respon-
dents' pursuits to become Florida
paramedics through illegitimate.
means does not excuse respondent."
He further found that the failure of
the receiving agency to recognize
deficiencies -- i.e., incomplete infor-
mation on the four applications --
"does not relieve respondents of
misconduct that took place before
(the agency) took custody of the
"On their face," writes the hearing
officer, "the documents submitted
by respondents were in a manner
designed to create the impression
that respondents were qualified to
take the Florida examination, when
they knew they were not."
Bates said Tuesday that the matter
was far from over. He said the four
have appealed the decision and are
willing to go as high as the circuit
court, if need be.
"We didn't do anything fraudulent
or anything that's fakery," Bates
said. "We're still appealing."
He wondered why it took the De-
partment of Health four years to act
on the case, given that it went back
to 2001. In the interim, he said, the
department had re-certified Thomas,
Box, Williams and him in 2002 and
2004, as re-certification is required
every two years.
"Each year when we 'renewed our
certification, that was the time for
them to act," Bates said. "But every
year, they renewed our certificates."
He reiterated that the matter was
far from over.
Thomas declined to comment.
Kokol said a complaint triggered
the investigation that resulted in the
FDOH disciplinary action. He ex-
plained that state statute allows for
the regaining of a revoked certifi-
cate after a year, provided the indi-
vidual successfully completes the
appropriate training and testing.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that D.C.
Merritt the holder of the following certifi-
cates has filed said certificates for a tax ,
deed issue thereon. The certificate num-
bers and years of issuance, the description
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of the property, and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.
478 Year of Issuance 1998 Description or
Property: Exhibit A One (1) acre of land,
more or less, and being more particularly
described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at
the Northwest Corner of that certain prop-
erty deeded to John Hundley and Lizzie
Hundley, husband and wife, by Ben Ed-
wards, Jr., and Minnie Edwards, his wife,
by deed dated the 14th day of February,
1953 and of record in the office of the
Clerk of Circuit Court of Jefferson
County, Florida, in Deed Book "000" page
420 and to which references is hereby
made. From said point of beginning run-
ning thence East for a distance of 210 feet,
more or less, thence running South for a
distance of 210 feet, more or less, thence
running South for a distance of 210 feet,
more or less, thence running West for a
distance of 210 feet, more or less, thence
running North for a distance of 210 feet,
more or less, and to the point of beginning
of the land hereby conveyed. Said prop-
erty being in the Southeast Quarter of the
Northwest Quarter of Section 21, Town-
ship 1 North, Range 5 East. This is the
same land conveyed to John Hundley, Jr.,
by Willie Lahe joined by his wife, Mattie'
B. Lane, and of record in O.R. Book 71,
page 460, Public Records of Jefferson
County, Florida, and to which, references
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Building *Culvert Installation *Fill Dirt
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Backhoe and Hauling Septic Tack Contractor &
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Work, Including Building Pads *Roads
*Drainage *Ponds *Land Clearing
*Laser Grading *Excavation *Fill Ma-
terials *Sanitary, Storm and Portable
"The State Certified Site Work Professionals"
Day HBall. Owner
1412 E Base Street
Madison, Florida 32340
BEST PRICES IN TOWN
WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLDt
Call Andy Rudd For
is hereby expressly directed. Name in
which assessed Angelou Hundley. All of
said property being in the County of Jef-
ferson, State of Florida.Unless such certifi-
cate 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 9th ,day of November, 2005, At
11:00 a.m. Dated this 5th day of October
2005, Clerk of Circuit Court of Jefferson
10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, c
Attention: Jefferson County Road
Department will be accepting bids for a
2005 or newer tandem dump truck.
Maximum allowable miles on the
odometer can not exceed 20,000 miles. All
interested companies can obtain a
specifications sheet at our office or call
and we will fax it to you. We will accept
sealed bids for the remainder of this
month, October 2005. Bids will be opened
November 1, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at the
road department office. Our office phone
number is 997-2036. Our location address
is 1484 S. Jefferson St. Monticello,
10/12, 14.19, 21, 26, 28, c
The City of' Monticello is ,accepting
applications for a position in the
Wastewater Department for a Dual
Certified Wastewater and Water Plant
Operator with Class "G" License.
Applications are available at City Hall,
245 South Mulberry Street, Monticello,
Florida, Monday Friday from 8 am to 4
p.m., and will be accepted until 4 PM,
Wednesday, October 19, 2005. The City of
Monticello, is an equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate
against race, color, religion, sex, ancestry,
place of birth, handicap, or national
origin. The City of Monticello is a drug
free workplace, and new employees must
pass a pieemployment test.
10/12, 10/14, c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN RE: The Estate of HARRIETTE COU-
VER, Deceased. Case No. 05-104-PR NO-
TICE OF ADMINISTRATION The
administration of the Estate of HARRI-
ETTE COUVER, Deceased, is pending in
the Circuit Court of Jefferson County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is: Jefferson County Courthouse,
Monticello, Florida 32344. The names and
addresses 'of the personal representative
and the personal representative's attorney
are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED
PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All
persons on whom this notice is served who
have objections that challenge the validity
of the will, the. qualifications of the per-
f'l J cl d11 m 1 l l A S(, n .l.l.
PAGE 10. MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., OCTOBER 14, 2005
LEGALS': ""^ '""
sonal representative, venue, or jurisdiction
of this court are required to file their ob-
jections with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM. All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a copy
of this notice is served within three months
after the date of the first publication of
this notice must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other
creditors of the decedent and persons hav-
ing claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL
CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED. The date of the first
publication of this Notice is October 14,
2005 DATED THIS 10th day of October,
2005. Brain T. Hayes FL. BAR I.D.
#0034687, P.O. Box 1275 Monticello, FL
32345 850-997-2065. Attorney for CHAR-
LES P. BOLAND, Personal Representa-
tive of Estates of Harriette Couver,
L, 14 10/21. c
Clinical Support Specialist Jefferson
County: Knowledge of a variety of
software systems. Well developed
organization skills. Experience with
fnedical supplies, records and
terminology is necessary. Some
pharmacy related experience
preferred, but not mandatory. Ideal
candidate must posses solid
communication skills and the ability
to demonstrate the highest standard
of work ethnic and confidentiality.
RN / PRN Jefferson County: Current
Florida License as RN required.
Minimum one (1) year in-patient
nursing experience or previous
Olospice/Home Health experience.
.Successful candidate will demonstrate
the ability to manage physical
demands and emotional stress of work
in a Hospice House position, caring
for terminally ill patients and their
families. Fax Resume To (850)
10/12- 1 !'1,2
Registered Nurses / Licensed Practical
Nurses Be part of a team working side
by side with other health care-
professional. RN/PRN vacancies
currently exist at Jefferson C.L in-
M'o-nticello. Exceptional Health Car'e
Insurance Vested Retirement after
six years ~ Comprehensive State of
Florida Benefit Package. If your
prefer per diem, rather than career
service, we also have OPS
(non-benefited positions). RNs $29-31,
LPNs $19-22. For additional
information contact Sharon
McKinnie, R.N. at 850-922-6645,
10/12, 14. 19, 21, 26, 28, 11/2, 4, 9, 11,
16, 18, 23, 25, c
Site Manager PT 15 hrs/wk Heritage
Manor, Monticello, FL Resume to:
Flynn Mgmt. Corp., 516 Lakeview
Rd. Unit 8, Clearwater, FL 33756
Fax: (77') 447-5516.
10/12. 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, 11/2,4, c
DRIVERS: Be HOME Often!
Dedicated Drivers needed for
Hosford, FL. (.37 empty/.38 loaded)
liday Pay! Grayson Mitchell, Inc.
10/7, 14, c
Sober, drug-free Farm Worker Must
have working knowledge of cattle,
horses, and farm equipment.
3-bedroom trailer with electricity and
water furnished, and adequate pay,
10/7. 12. I. c
Looking for dependable, part-time
employee. Apply in person to Coffee
Break, 190 N. Jefferson Street,
10/7, 12, 14. 19. c
Pennyworth Homes is seeking highly
motivated draftsperson with excellent
communication, organizational and
computer skills to prepare
construction plans. Qualified
candidates need a college degree or
equivalent training in C.A.D.
Architectural drafting. Competitive
salary and benefits package available.
Fax or e-mail resumes to:
10/7, 12, 14, 19, c
Taking Applications. Our business is
striping, seal coating, asphalt repair,
etc. Ideal candidate can take on
anything and do it right without
supervision. EOE. Druggies need not
Florida Department of
Transportation has a vacancy in
Madison County for the following
position: Position Number: 55004540
Broad Band Title: Highway
Maintenance Workers Level 1
Technician Last date to apply:
September 16, 2005 For more job
information call 850/838-5800. To
apply online go to
Kennel help needed. 5 days a week, 6
hrs a day. MUST love animals, take
pride in your work & be dependable.
Must have own transportation. Call
the Jefferson County Humane Society
at 342-0244. Leave a message we will
call you back.
10'12, tfn, c
Office Assistant (Part-time 20 hours
per week 12:30 to 4:30 M-Fri. Duties
include: Assist with duplication of
materials; answer telephone; type
documents; maintain inventory.
Complete job description on web site.
Qualifications: Must be High School
Graduate. Proficient in Microsoft
software. Typing test will be given.
Applications to: Director HR, North
Florida Community College, 325 NW
Turner Davis Drive, Madison, Florida
32340.. A complete packet includes:
resume and application (available at
www.nfcc.edu). 'Questions call
850-973-9487. Application packet
must be received by 10/21/2005. EOE.
10/12, t4, 19, 21, c
Jefferson County Road Department is
seeking applications for Equipment
Operator I/Laborer. Job description
and applications may be obtained at
the Road Department located at 1484
South Jefferson St. Monticello, Fl.
Sala' .ranee is $15,954. to $23,920,
depending on experience. High school
diploma or GED and a Florida
driver's license required. CDL
driver's license would be desirable
but not required.
n.htm or call People First at
1-877-562-7287. The Department of
Transportation is an Equal
Affirmative Action and Drug Free
Leading national propane marketer
Southeast Propane has immediate
opening for an energetic route sales
driver for their Monticello based
operation. Candidates must possess
strong customer service skills, team
player attitude along with a Class B
CDL license with an air brake
endorsement and have the ability to
obtain a hazmat & tanker
endorsement. Clean driving record a
must. Excellent starting salary with
competitive benefit program for the
qualified candidate. EOE. Apply by
Fax 850-997-2808 or in person @ 500
South Jefferson St. Monticello FI.
8/10, tin, c
Come join our growing team. If you
want to be challenged in a busy
newspaper office and want above
average earnings and have the drive
to be a positive team player, we'd like
to talk to you. No slackers,
dunderheads, dopers, drama queens,
please. Call Ron Cichon @ 997-3568.
Queen size sleeper sofa w/ matching
love seat by Jamison excellent
condition. 700.00. Call 850-997-4937.
9/30, 10/7, 14. 16, pd
3B/2B, modular home in Parkisay
Pines Subdivision near JCKC.
$650.00. North Florida Property
10/7, 12. i4. 19, 21, pd
Prime downtown office space now
available in Cherry Street Commons.
Jack Carswell, 997-1980.
9/28, tfn, c
2 bed, 2 bath, new paint, new carpet,
no pets, no children $550 997-6653.
10/12, 14, 19, 21
3 bedroom/2bath. Ctr. Air $750.00.
10/7, 12, 14, 19, pd
Day labor needed to mow, weed eat,
and general yard repair. Call the
Jefferson County Humane Society at
342-0244. Leave a message we will
call you back.
Madison County Memorial Hospital
Full Time Insurance Biller, Mon. -
Fri. 8:00 4:30,Experience Preferred.
Call HR 850-973-2271 or Fax Resume
10/14, 19, 21, c
1985 Ford moving truck 3,500.00.
1960 Jitney (Jeep) unusual vehicle
1,200.00. Desert storm pull trailer V2
ton $1,000.00. Beautiful buggy
$4,000.00. 100's of soft and hard
cover books, 1000's of curios,
antiques, big quantity of designer
cloth material. Call Scotty
10/7, 14, pd
Blue sofa and loveseat 2 rank baldwin
organ, misc household furniture.
Great shape. 997-1063.
10/5, 7, 19, 21, 26, 28, pd
New 3 and 4 bedrooms w/land pick
your own plan owner financing
available call now to set appt.
10/5, 7, 12, 14, pd
Free to good home. Railroad ties. You
pick up. Donations are appreciated.
Call the Jefferson County Humane
Society at 342-0244. Leave a message
we will call you back.
10/12, tfn, nc
Estate Sale Saturda), October 15
inside and outside, 390 West High
Street, 8 am until, 997-4125.
10/12, 14, pd
Yard Sale: Saturday: Misc. Items,
plus size clothes. 8a 2p, 365 E.
Palmer Mill Rd.
Living Estate Tag Sale: Fri., Oct. 14
3pm 6pm & Sat., Oct. 15 8am 4pm.
E. Pearl St. (off U.S. 90E), Monticello,
FL Quality furniture (a few antiques),
decorator accessories, lots of books
(many gardening & cookbooks),
china, glassware, sewing & floral
design items, garden tools,
lawnmowers. Follow signs east from
Courthouse. Action Sales,
10/12, 14, c
'93 Ford Aerostar, 6 cyl., runs good,
excellent fuel mileage, $750, firm.
Hunter green recliner, excellent
condition, never used, $300. OBO.
Cat- White w/orange markings on
back, short haired w/light.blue eyes.-
Last seen in the Lacapra Dr.,-
Springhollow Rd., Waukeenah Hwy.
Area. REWARD. 997-1084.
10/7, 12, 14, 19, pd
Missing, 2 Golden Retrievers in
Asheville area. Reward. Call
Black Lab/Rottweiller mix, male. Lost
1-mile west of Elizabeth Baptist
Church on Bassett Dairy Road.
Loaders, Dump Trucks,
Next Class: Oct. 24e
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* Barnes Rd: 6.12 secluded high and
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Traditional House in Town 3 bedroom
...home in towrnat' East Anderson St. -
Magnificent Acreaqe-Under Contract
off Bassett Dairy Road in Bellamy Plantation
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Near Leon County-Under Contract
10 mostly open ac, corner of Paul Thompson
and Julia Road only $150,000
Quiet Location 2 adjacent lots on Par-
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On the Top of the Hiqh Hill Lovely 3 bed-
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Choice Buildinq Lots in Town-Under
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on a pretty old hillside close to Leon County
off Julia Road $160,000
Prime Commercial Property US 19
South near Pizza Hut and Jefferson Builders
Nice Hillside Location 10 acres on the
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Home Site close to town on West Groo-
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MATTHEW PADGETT volunteers weekdays and
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city staff was to pursue the hiring of
According to the best case sce-
nario presented by proponents, of the
'service at the time the council was
,considering buying into the idea, it
.would require 240 customers to
make the undertaking viable.
It is not known at present how
!many of the 120-or-so customers
'who have expressed an interest in
subscribing to the service can actu-
4ally receive the signal. What is
known, however, is the number is
,nowhere near the 80 percent that
SGraybar represented would be able
,to receive the signal within a four-
,mile radius of the transmitting tow-
The culprit, according to the pre-
liminary assessment, appears to be
the trees surrounding many resi-
dences. Absent the installation of
higher-than-tree-top antennas at
these residences, the problem can't
be remedied, according to the early
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