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S -Taylor (.1 A Midweek
Sic TIme Edition
Since ,

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November 2, 2005 ".-e..o '."he/* hr^ N o.44



SIce cream
social planned
at Perry Primary
For the firs nine weeks grading
period Perry Primary's honor roll for
A and A/B had 551 students listed,
with 200 earning special recognition
for perfect atendance
The school will host an ice cream
social in recognition of these students
and their hard work.
"This is a PTO-sponsored event
and parents are invited to attend,"
organizers said.
The dales and times are as follows:
kindergarten, Wednesday. Nov. 2,
- from 1:15-2 p.m : first grade,
Thursday, Nov. 3, from 1:15-2 p.m.;
and Friday, Nov. 4, from 1:15-2 p.m.

used books for
Fall Book Sale
The Friends of the Taylor County
(Public) Library are now accepting
donations of used books, magazines,
phonograph records, lapes, videos,
CDs, DVDs, etc, for their planned
Saturday. Nov. 5, Fall Book Sale.
Please bring any donations to the
Taylor County Public Library at 403 N.
Washinglop Street.

Donations sought
for Nov. 5 yard sale
The Taylor County Senior Citizens
volunteer committee is now accepting
donations for a yard sale planned
Saturday, Nov 5.
Donations will be accepted at the
center's dining/activity building (the
old auditorium of Gladys Mofrs
Elementary School) from 8 a.m. to
5 p.m.
Deadline for donations is Thursday,
Nov. 3.

North Florida Conservation and
Airboal Alliance, a newly formed club,
is looking for new members that are
interested in fellowship with other
airboaters and sportsmen.
The group also works lo keep public
lands and waterways open for
everyone to use and enjoy.
Meetings are held the second
Tuesday of each month at Mark
Carver's cook shed (located at 11166
100st in Live Oak); each meeting is
For more information, contact Chris
Aue at (386) 658-1092.

Lost a pet?
Read this...
Taylor County Animal Control
reports having the following "found".
--Lab mix Black with gray muzzle,
found on Puckett Road.
--Yellow Lab with red collar, found
on Highway 98. ,
--Black Lab/Bassett, male, found on
Fenholloway Road.
--Brindle Bulldog, 10 months old,
female, found on Beach Road.'
--Golden Retriever found on
Pinetree Road.
--Bulldog mix, male, white with
black spots and black patch on eye,
found on Pinetree Road.
--Bulldog and hound dog (both
female) found together on A.L, Suber
To reclaim your pet, please
contact the shelter Monday through
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., by calling


Editorial...page A-2 ,.
Living.:.page A-4
Sports...page A-6
Religion...page A-7
Community...page B-1
*Classifieds...page B-2

Five vehicles stolen

Drunken spree ends in arrests

Vehicle owners in Steinhatchee
can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks
to the quick action of Taylor
County Sheriffs Office personnel
who caught two teens involved in a
drunken spree of car thefts and joy
Around 3 a.m. Wednesday
morning, a Riverside Drive
resident reported .to TCSO that he
was awakened by a car door
closing, along with car tires
spinning out iof the parking area of
his ''rd
Suspecit James Robert Gram.
16. and JeremN Jjm.es Nichol-., 19,
boih of Steinhaichee. made off
with the icllm's 21l'iii Ford
Eipedmoiiin. according to Case
Manager TCSO Dep. Rusi\ Da is
The :'.hickle \\s found four
houri later just inside the D'ie
Couniv line, \'here it had been
At 4 a.m., another Steinhaichee
re.siden reported that the "dri\e


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A t\o-man theft ring in Perr\.
ended \% th the arrest of Joseph J.
Padeen. 20. and Timnothy \\oods,
12. who each face more than 3(0
felony counts, including grand
theft. burglars and criminal
The t\o were suspccis in several
btitglar. cases during the last fev%
w eekl and were arrested Frida\
morning for sev-eral vehicle
burglaries at the Auto Trading
"I interve\wed both of the
suspects on that case and both
were cooperative and confessed
their actions in that case." said
Perry Police Department In\. Cla
Prior burglaries, to which h the
two confessed, occurred at Taco
Saw and Equipment, here three
lawn mowers were stolen. Keen's
Portable Buildings and private
-* Please see page 5


Dorsett Stadium is once again on
the table, and if at least two city
council members had their say. the
Taylor County School Board

alert" from his truck had sounded.
"He said his motion lights in the
front of his residence, along with
the truck dome light, had been
* activated by someone.in his yard,"
said' TCSO Dep. Michael
"When he went outside, to see
what was going on, he said both
front doors of his truck were ajar.

-' -,'

Sgt.' Buddy Lee, above, is*'shown
preparing for a dive last Thursday
which ultimately turned up a Chevrolet
truck stolen from Dixie County, the day
before. The truck was recovered from
the Steinhatchee River. After five
vehicles were stolen in two counties
. and three vehicle burglaries occurred
during one night, TCSO arrested twol
Steinhatchee men within 36 hours of
the crimes, charging them with multiple.
counts of grand theft auto, burglary and
felony criminal mischief.

"Missing was his Commando
150 pound pull crossbow and many
other hunting supplies he would
have used that day on a hunting
trip," he added.
At 6:25 a.m., TCSO received
another report of a stolen vehicle
from a Kings Creek'Circle resident.
The victim said he awoke around
5:30 a.m. and began getting ready

for work. When he was ready to
leave, he noticed his truck missing
from the driveway.
Two hours later, the 2003 black
Ford pick-up was found partially
submerged in the Steinhatchee
River. The TCSO dive team
converged on the scene and the
truck was hooked -up and pulled
from the river.

At 9:29 a.m., yet another report
of a stolen vehicle was reported. A
2nd Avenue North resident told
officers that someone had stolen
his 1999 gray Chevrolet Silverado
during the night. The victim stated
that when he awoke around 7 a.m.,
he noticed the vehicle gone.
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Survey details local vacancies

An estimated 511 job vacancies
across 84 occupations have been
identified in a si\-county region
including Taylor County. according
to a recent survey. conducted for
the North Florida Workforce
Development Board (NTWDBI.
Employers were contacted about
current vacancies and future hiring
plans for the ne\r si\ months. The.
survey \\as conducted for Taylor.
Hamilton. Jefferson. Madison and
Suwannee counties

Other information collected
included education requirements.

status and

requirements. hiring
benefits for these

The purpose of the survey w'as to
provide near-term information on
actual job \acancies and hiring
practices in order to plan and
evaluate on-going training, job
placement and economic
development program needs, said

NFWDB Executive Director
William M. Deming.
A Aisummary of the survey
included the top 50 occupations
ranked by their average hourly
wage as well as the number of
available positions in each
Medical and health service
managers (with four vacancies) led
the list with a $31.44 average
hourly wage. The next ,five
occupations--physical therapists

(four vacancies),' veterinarians
(two vacancies), nuclear medicine
technologists (two vacancies),
registered nurses (il vacancies)
and .clinical, counseling and school
psychologists (three vacancies)
were also in the health care field.,
Rounding out the top 10 were
construction managers, dental
hygienists, electrical power-line
installers and repairers, and
.* Please see page 5

split on Dorsett Stadium?

would emerge as sole owner of the
football facility.
"As a city, we are funding two-
thirds of the cost of that stadium.

With the school board going into
its next budget cycle, \we have the
opportunity to do the right thing for
our budget." Counctlman Don

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[-eaded fe:. .y-offs ....
, Fansstormed Dorsett.Field in celebration of the Taylor County Bujdogs' thrilling 26-
19 district overtime victory over favored Fort White. The, Bulldogs upset.Fort White in
overtime to advance to the play-offs for the first'time-in six years. Above, Coach Price
Harris, left, .'and Assistant Coach Ed Harvey '&re swamped with cheering. -
Bulldog supporters. For a play-by-play account of the game, please see page A 6.
(Photo by Wayne.Dunwiboty) ,. -.
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Cook 'said last week during said.
discussions on the issue. "For me, none," Ketring said.
He also noted that most recently "I think we need to fix up the
the school board had agreed to stadium and ,do the best we can
contribute in-kind services with it; I'm still against getting rid
(labor/manpower) toward the -of it. The stadium.belongs to the
upkeep of the stadium. city and the city has maintained it
"At one point, it seemed that the ever since it has been there...the
city was willing to give the stadium land was given to the city--not the
to the school district--what county," Councilman Alphonso
changed?" he asked, alluding to Dowdell said.
action taken prior to his election to "We use the field for six weeks
.the council. out of the year (for little league
"Somehow it (ownership of the football) and we're spending, about
football stadium) got piggybacked $45,000 on upkeep year-round. So
in with stopping the consolidation if you divided 12 games by
of recreation (with the :county). $45,000..." Ketring noted.
However, that is a direction the "It was my understanding that
council is not going .in. now," the inission of this council was to
Mayor Emily Ketring said. carve out money for projects that
"What is the value to the city of Please see page 5
retaining .Dorsett .Stadium?" Cook

With Nov. 11 luncheon

Veterans honored
A special Veterans Day salute is planned Friday, Nov. 11, with the Taylor
County Board of Commissioners partnering with Martin Electronics, Inc.,
and Timberland Ford to host a luncheon for all local veterans at Forest
Capital Hall.
The complimentary meal will begin at 1 p.m.; all past and present
military personnel and their spouses are invited to attend. Also welcome
are spouses of deceased veterans.
The luncheon will cap a morning of events honoring veterans, starting
with the annual JROTC Veterans Day Ceremony at Taylor County High
School. Following the morning ceremony, JROTC members will lay a
wreath at the eternal flame at the Taylor County Cotrthouse.,
Veterans planning to attend the luncheon are asked to RSVP by Monday,
Nov. 7. Contact Ronda Smith at 838-3500, ext. 8.



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Letters to the Editor

'Citizens will not reap power, only pollution'

Dear Editor:
Thirtn-four year-s ago. my wife
and-l mo\ed to Ta\lor County from
Southern California-to get away
from the smog and air pollution.
That smog was often so strong that
it \would burn ,our e\es and choke
your lungs. On many days it %was
'unhealthI to do, any sort of
physical activity' (such as riding a
.bicycle or playing tennis) outside,
and school children had to remain
indoors for recess or "p.e." as
: breathing was harmful.to'your
Now, by definition, "smog" is
just"vapor," andwe (as citizens of '
Taylor County) are supposed to be
-reassured that the massive coal
burning power plant,'which is
proposed to be constructed just two
miles from our home, will just emit
"vapor" from its tall smokestacks.
According ,to "Merriam
Webster's Deluxe Dictionary;
Tenth Collegiate Edition" (page
2043) the number one definition
given for the word "vapor" is
"diffused matter (assmoke or. fog)
suspended floating in the air and
impairing its Iransparency."
During the 34 'years we have
resided in Taylor County, we have
attempted to be good citizens
I voting in all elections, paying all
ills on time, maintaining fairly

steady employment records until
we both have no .become retired
educators) and especiall 'god'
ent ironmental citizens (and, I state
the following not to nominate
myself for eco-sainthood. nor to let
the rest of Ta\lor County know
what a weird/crazy, chicken-little-
environut I am, nor to embarrass
my family, but because I really am
concerned enough about my
environment and the air I breathe"
to do what I, can to lessen my
power consumption and my impact
on our environment, so I regularly
use our solar clothes dryer, that is I
hang our 'clothes out on a
clothesline, recycle everything I
can, even compost our kitchen.
scraps and drive a' hybrid car).
Now Iwish that I could preach that
if all citizens of Taylor County
would just try to be a little more

'Even Leon is !
Dear Editor:
On Oct. 18, an overflow crowd
of nearly 50 citizens representing.
every district, a good cross-section
of our county, filled our county
commission room to ask for an
opportunity to vote on the coal
plant The voters made it clear that
a coal-fired power plant has the
potential to affect their health and

Tacos vTi mes

Wednesday, November 2, 2005

123 S. Jefferson Street
Perry, Florida

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energy conservative and work to
lessen our. effects on the
eniroiinment, we could do'without
the pollution of the proposed coal-
fired power plant, but (as much as
I feel that each individual personal
contribution is important in the
fight against pollution) it is
probably not relevant to the
situation of Taylor. County's
proposed coal burning power plant,
since Taylor County's citizens are
to reap none of the power produced
by this massive plant, just the*
Back in the 1980's, I was one of
the few people in Taylor County
who expressed opposition to the,
proposed location of a Seminole
Electric Company coal-po ered
power plant in Taylor County. I
.~ Please see page 3

getting to vote'
-the quality of their lives and they
want a voice in this matter. Even
Leon County is getting to vote on
this coal fired plant.
For the third meeting in a.row,
commissioners, who \ere elected
to serve the people, have turned
down citizens' requests for the
right to vote on this highly
controversial issue. It seems clear
by now that it is big industry and
special interests that are being
Served and not we, the people of
this county.
I pointed out at this commission
meeting that many groups are
opposed to the pulverized coal
plant: The Florida Medical
Association, the Florida Chapter of
the American Lung Association,
both the Florida and Tallahassee
Pediatric Societies, the Florida
Wildlife Federation, the Florida
Public Interest Research Group,
the National Environmental Trust,
the Southern Alliance for Clean
Energy. the Natural Resources
Defense Council. Clean Water
Action as well as many regional
and local grassroots, groups.
Madison and Wakulla counties
now have resolutions opposing the
plant and Leon has an ordinance
against building one in their county
or an. adjacent county.
Chief among their concerns are
increased mercury deposition,
more smog and soot in .the air
Floridians breathe, and a
heightened global-warming risk to
coastal communities. Also of great
concern is the EPA's continued
failure to set safe limi's on the
mercury emissions from coal-fired
power plants and the uncontrolled
*- Please see page 3

d o a

Natural gas prices have

increased by 444 percent'

Dear Editor:: coal delivered .to the Seminole
.Several weeks ago there was a Generating Station has increased
Letter :to the .Editor which 13.1 percent per ton from Sept.,
misquoted.. the price. -increase ,.A, 202, to Sept., 2005.
-coailthe past year. I don't knbow- : ,.he Florida Keys Electric
where the writer got his Cooperative quotes that natural gas
information which I know was prices from 1999 to. 2005 'have
incorrect. increased 444 percent from $1.69
I did some research and found per million Btu's to $9.20 Btu's.
the following information. 3. The Florida Keys Electric
1. The delivery price per ton of Cooperative also lists that crudeoil.

prices increased 430 percent from
1999 to August 2005 or $12.34 per
barrel to $65.45 per barrel.
Some of the electric generating
plants quote that if we have a really
cold winter, we will see rates
skyrocket. Low-income families
will not be able to pay their utility
Joe P. Burns Jr.

Writer defends school administration

Dear Editor:
This is to respond to a question
concerning school administrators
and their Taylor County residency.
You would not know by the
amount of time that the two head
administrators (principal!dean)
spend ,in Taylor County and at
Taylor County High School that
they did not live here. There are
some things that I don't get
involved with. I don't know
anything about the soccer situation,
but I am so grateful that the two
head administrators at TCHS are
on our Taylor County School staff.

Both have exemplified over the
years hom much they care for our
children. Where they choose
residency has no reflection on
where their hearts are as far as our
youth are concerned. In those two
we have dedication that does not
depend on what town they live in.
If you go to TCHS early in the
morning or late in the evening or
checl some weekends--you will
find one or the both of them there.
Their phone lines are always open,
and even though there have been
times I did not agree with their
decisions, they both try to be fair in

'their discipline. There is no doubt
in my mind that they both have the
best interests of our youth at heart.
The superintendent of schools is
a Perry native/resident. However, I
don't agree with every decision he
makes, but I respect him as being
our superintendent.
No one can please everyone all
the time. Each situation has to be
reviewed and handled. for the
present situation. Right or wrong,
I don't know, but'I do believe that
the two head administrators at
',- Please see page 3

Midweek Muddle

What do you

say, dear?


While awaiting the much-anticipated
2005 Homecoming parade, the husband
and I enjoyed a sandwich at a local
During our meal, a yO6u'r'g"nan-.nIh'i."
orange and blue came by to pick up an
armload of carryout orders. W\e were
setting near the door, and when he
prepared to exit, he looked around--
wondering how he was going to manage
both the food and the door.
"I'll get it,"' I said, putting my
hamburger down.
"I've got it," said the husband, who
was closer. He put his sandwich down,
walked over to .the door, and held it
open for this student who crossed the
threshold without saying a word.
. "Did he say 'thank you'?" I asked the
husband, fearing the answer.
"Nope," the husband said. "Not a
"I need a stun gun," Ireplied.
Instead, I eyed a real one.
we were sitting' in the- presence. of
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission officers, with guns in their
holsters. I really wanted to remove a
weapon, rush out onto the street and,
hold the boy at bay. I would ask, at
gunpoint, "What do you say, dear?"
i That very question was the title of
book a good friend gave my first child
many years ago, and the text has stayed
with me. The book presents laughable
situations in which manners might not
be your first concern, but it underscores
the belief that manners are never
I fear this young man never saw the
I fear that he's not alone.
Recently, one of the morning
television news programs asked, "Are
Americans getting ruder and ruder?"
They performed an- experiment in
downtown Manhattan--an area where.
rudeness was once chic and is still
tolerated. They asked an employee to
stand outside on the sidewalk and open
the door for all those coming and going.
How many would say "thank you?" The
average was something like 11-to-l, the
larger number representing those who
-walked through without saying "a blame
:Idecided to conduct my own survey
on the downtown streets of Perry. It's a
small town; too many people know me;
there were pitfalls, to be sure, but I was
curious. Despite my unfavorable.
encounter with an orange and blue-clad,
student who didn't say "thanks," I was
confident the 11-to-l statistic would be
flip-flopped in favor of those kind souls
whose mama taught them better.
SAnd I was right. I stood at the front
door of the Taylor County Court House

and my first encounter was with a kind
man who spoke English with a foreign
"Is that for me?" he asked, actually
ip.intritg-w htW. tn hims ...
"N essir," I said. "How are youfoda
"Fine, fine," he answered, smiling.
"Thank you," he said, nodding in
What a great way to start my research,
and my day.
"I'm waiting for my mom," my second
customer said as she cleared the
doorway, deciding to re-enter. "But[0
thank you." -
And what do you say, dear, when
someone says thank you? "You're
welcome.": : .
My third customer, who said she
worked at the Court Houise, gave me a
pleasant, "Hey, how you doing?", as I
opened the.dQor for'her.
And the two young men who followed
actually picked up their pace to get to
the door as I opened it for them. "Well,
thank ya," said one. "How are you
doing?" said the other.
Five out of five: I was batting a
thousand with only 15 minutes
invested, but the workers inside the
Court House were pointing and
speculating. What do you think they
were saying, dear?
So I shifted to the opposite entrance
of the Court House where two visitors
: said, "Thank you," another said, "Thank
you, dear" and the third--an attorney--
Sasked pointedly, "Are you doing
investigative reporting?," quickly
Followed by a "Thank you."
Then there were two who walked
through the door without so much as a
"kiss my foot," but they were followed
by five others who remembered the
correct answer to "What' do you say,
SThank you.
.1 shifted-to the bakery, opened a few
doors at the county's administrative
office and my own newspaper office
door. I got a couple of thank yous, a
hearty "Good morning" while one
longtime friend blew his car horn'at me
from a line of traffic and a young
student in orange and blue, with a
toboggan upon his head, waved and
-spoke. Afte'r- 40 opened doors, my
research overwhelmingly favored
manners, 34-6, which means you can be
a lawyer or:a criminal (or both), and still
say "thank you."
You don't need an academic degree.
It doesn't cost a thin dime.
It only takes two seconds.
Is it really so much to ask? No.
So what do you say dear? Thank you.
As often as you can.
Thank you.

A-2 Taco Times November 2, 2005



A-3 The Taco Times November 2, 2005,'

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carbon dioxide emissions from
these plants which lead to acid rain
which damages vegetation
(including our forests!). Virtually
every waterway in Florida is
already polluted with mercury and
many fish unsafe to cat.
Also stating opposition to the
Scoal plant in Leon County are the
executive committees of both the
Democratic Party and the
Pediatricians are deeply
concerned about the devastating
health effects of mercury on
children and fetuses. Tallahassee
pediatricians, pulmonary and
, asthma specialists, and many
others are working to'educate the
public aboutt the potential harm of
coal. plants. Are our
commissioners listening?
Dr. Saff has reported that 67
different pollutants have been
detected in'the flue gas of coal-
fired power plants. Of these 55
are known to affect the
development of a child's brain or
nervous system or to affect the
way to a child's body develops.
He also has stated that, for those
who live in an area with a coal
plant, "it is certain that there will
be more health costs to burden the
taxpayers; more doctors visits,
medications, lost work days and an
increase -in ER .visits,
hospitalizations, heart and asthma
attacks and death."
No pulverized coal-fired power
plant (like the plant being
proposed for Taylor County) can.
qualify as "state of the art clean
coal technology." The, onl,
state-of-the-art plant for producing
electricity from coal is integrated
gasification combined cycle
technology (IGCC) with carbon
capture and storage, according to
Susan Glickman of the Natural
Resources Defense Council. If the
JEA truly intended to build the
newest and .cleanest type coal
plant, they would build the more
expensive gasification coal plant'
in their own city or any of the

other cities where all the power
wi,'be going..
r-3 Ngo'. tmber, voters
o-'i- .er h lm ngly defeated the
bombing range issue sending a

, Continued from page 2

TCHS really, really love our
youth and make every sacrifice
possible to help our youth achieve
excellence. I don't believe they
w6uld purposely do anything to
hurt any of them in any way.
I watched them both Friday
ti.hti at the football game. How
many administrators do we see on
., the football field for every game or
on, the bus with the team when
the\ go out of town? How many
, djninisirators leave their butof-
to\i hrresdidence, come to Perry to
ride with the team, ride back on
the bus with them and then go
back to Tallahassee?
The writer said he was told that
we had two head administrators
that do not live in Taylor County.
'I '\%as also told that we have
another administrator at one of our

n opposition to coal plant

clear message to some of these
same commissioners, who had
promoted Mr. Stephen Alford's
pitch, that we have more than-
enough pollution here--we

certainly don't need more.
Nothing has changed. We don't
want any more pollution. This
dirty pulverized coal plant with all
its 'high voltage lines and daily

coal trains and health risks would
pollute our whole region.
It is regrettable that our county
commissioners decided to invite

Writer has three unanswered

Continued front page 2
'did a lot of research about the air
:and water pollution, acid rain and
: health effects of living near a coal--
..;powered power plant, and wrote
my first letter to a newspaper
editor at that time. From the
research I did then, and more
ricenil, from the research I have
"',in able to obtain ,over' the
I ternet, I am still convinced.that
ithere.is no such thing as a "clean"
,;coal power plant, any more than
.;there' is a "safe" cigarette. The

difference is that my family and I
don't have to smoke that unsafe
cigarette, but we will all have to
breathe the polluted air coming
out of that tall coal smokestack in
our backyard. It seems that a tall
smokestack on a coal-powered
power plant does not filter out the
pollution, it just spreads it over a
larger area.
I may well be in the minority
on the issue/blessing off Taylor
County being picked/"picked-on"
for the location of a coal-powered
power plant, but I still have the

following unanswered questions:
1. Since the North Florida
Power Project cannot legally-pay
taxes in Taylor County,, exactly
how much and for how long are
they going to contribute/"bribe"
Taylor County to pollute our air
and environment?
2. If this power plant is to be so
clean and pollution-free as the
North Florida Power Project
representatives claim, why do they
want to build it so far away from
Jacksonville' and the other areas
where the power is 'to be


3. Why can't the citizens (not
just the civic leaders) vote on this
issue and express how much or
how little of a citizens' mandate
actually exists in Taylor County
to invite a coal-powered plant to
come to our community?

this coal-fired plant in without any
public input.
We need a vote!
Gale Dickert

County commissioners, prove
that deep down you really believe
in democracy, even for citizens of
Taylor County on this matter.
James B. Gross


other schools who does not reside
in Taylor County. I don't know if
this is, true or not, but I 'don't
'question the love and dedication a
person has,for our youth based on
where they have chosen residency.
Most people do what is best for
their total family situation. I am
sure their family has made many
sacrifices to permit them to serve
in Perry at the level they have
over the years. Neither have just
started being dedicated since they
received their current
responsibilities. They have been
dedicated for.as long as I have
know them both.
I pray Taylor County residency
does. not become a criteria for
administration. We would not
have a lot of leaders in Taylor
County, in various places of.
employment if this were so.
Respectfully yours,
Jeanette G. Flowers

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Indoor yard sale

slated for Nov. 5

at Senior center

November started with a bang at
the Taylor Senior Citizens
Now being offered on a weekly
basis are arts and -crafts with
Bobbie Murphy on Mondays at 10
a.m.; Bingo with Laura Sadler on
Monday and Fridays at 12:15
p.m.; and a Sing-Along at the
piano with Bobbie Murphy on
Thursday at 11 a.m.
Exercise classes are held every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at
9 a.m. and the 'Walking Club
meets at 11:15 a.m.,weekdays.
On Saturday, Nov. 5, the,
volunteers of the center are
hosting an indoor yard -sale to
benefit the activity programs.
Doors'open at 8 a.m. and the sale
ends at noon. There will be no
early sales.
The second week of November

TCMS votes

in Taylor as

Taylor County Middle School:
recently held its Student Council
Students elected to the council
were: Meribeth Deal, sponsor;
Jordan Williams, treasurer: Cory'
Sadler, secretary; Gloria Taylor.
president; Colby Robertson. \ice
president; and Suzanne Bassetl.

will be 'a special week with
musical programs by guests
Connie and Marlin Smith on
Tuesday, Nov.. 8, beginning at 11
a.m.; and, on Wednesday, Nov. 9,
Gail Fews and.Friends at 11 a.m.
A special.program in honor of our
veterans is also being planned for
Veterans Day.
The Taylor Senior Citizens
SCenter is open from 8 a.m. until 5
p.m., Monday through Friday, and
is located at 800 West Ash Street
in Perry.
For more information about the
activity programs or to volunteer,
please call A. J. Burch at 584-

Ana Jessica Pretto, Thomas Allen Swain Jr.

New arrivals

Ava Grace McCroan
Stacey McLeod and Brian McCroan announce the birth of their
daughter. A\ a Grace McCroan. onlOct. 5, 2005, in the Women's Pa' ilion
at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounce's, and
\was 20 and one-half inches long.
Paternal grandparents are Kevin and Janet McCroan of Maryville,,
Tenn., and Kendall and Richard Brightman of Tallahassee.
Maternal grandparents are Elaine and Jerry McLeod of Shady Grove. -
Ava Grace has a big sister. Taylor, w ho is 12.
Madisen Payge Lewis
Tommy Lewis and Hope Walker of Perry announce the birth of their
daughter, Madisen Payge, on Oct. 11, 2005. She weighed 7 pounds, 3
ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Paternal grandparents are Jack and Erma Lewis of Perry.
The-baby's maternal grandparents are Rusty Walker and Shawn Walker.
Her maternal great grandparents are Evelyn Ross and the late Bunny Ross.
Madisen Payge joins a sister. Daisey

At Forest Capital Park ..

insey-Jackson family

reunion slated Saturday
The gathering of descendants, friends and relations of Lessie Bell Kinsey
Jackson will take place beginning at noon on Saturday, Nov. 5,
underneath the picnic pa ilions at Forest Capital Park,
Please bring photographs. memories and a picnic lunch to share.

Outside;and Treasures & More Glassware
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planned for Dec. 10th
Elias A. Pretto and Mrs. Soraya M. De Obaldia of Panama, the
Republic of Panama, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ana
Jessica Pretto, of Perry to Thomas Allen Swain Jr., the son of Thomas
A. and Mary A. Swain of Perry.
The bride-elect is a-2000 graduate of Instituto Justo Arosemena High
School and a 2003 graduate.from the medical faculty of the Panama
National University in Panama, Republic of Panama, with a degree in
emergency medical services. She is currently employed at Wal-Mart.
Grandparents of the bride-elect are Waldino and Olga De Obaldia, and
Ernesto and Lilia Pretto, all of Panama, the Republic of Panama.
The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Taylor Technical Institute
and is currently attending North Florida Junior College in Madison. He is
employed with American Aluminum Accessories, Inc.
His grandparents are Peter and Mary Blok of Panama, the Republic of
Panama, and Robert and Iris Swain of Perry.
The couple will be married on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, at 4:30 p.m. at
780 Carlton Cemetery Road in Perry.. Formal invitations will be issued.

Take a chance on a toolbox...
Tickets are still available from any member of the Perry Woman's Club
Sfor a chance on an aluminum truck toolbox valued at $250. Tickets can
also be purchased at Burns Monument and Vault Co. or from Nancy Joyal
at Capital City Bank:
The winner of this drawing will be announced Friday, Dec. 2. Tickets
are, $1 each, or six for $5.
United Welding Services, Inc., donated the toolbox for this fundraiser
benefitting the community projects of the Perry Woman's Club.

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the glue that holds everything together. It was very
* important that I take a moment to say thank you to my
family, friends, and'hometown community. Your
continued love,. prayers and support have meant the
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renewed health. Bunnie Beads, my jewelry line, arose
out of much time.spent at home over the course of the
last year; Bunriie, my Peekapoo, was a very special
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business that would satisfy my artistic urges and keep
me focused on creating beautiful things.for others. You
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IBucl,'.y, lr di ". ,.' i e busy, thiu the da,',
I didn't have much time to play
The little games you'd ask me to
I didn't have much time for you.
Bucky, I'd wash your clothes! I'd sew-and cook,
B,ut when you'd bring me your picture book
And ask me "please" to share your fun.
I'd say "a little later, son."
Bucky, I'd tuck you in all safe at night
Then hear your prayers, turn out the light,
I'd tip toe softly to the door
And wished I'd stayed a minute more.
SBucky. Life is'short. and years rushed past
SMy little boy grew up so fast.
No longer is he at my side.
SYour precious secrets-to confide.
Bucky, Your picture books are put away
No more children's games to play.
No goodnight kiss' and no prayers to hear
Because that all belongs to yesteryear.

Happy Sweet Sixteen
October 31, 2005
I love you so much, Bucky. You've
turned into quite a great youhg man. .
You make Mama "proud."
Love, Mama
(Melinda Buckhalter)


A-5 The Taco Times November 2, 2005'

For new city manager

Stadium will have to wait
. AnnR FTT S TAnI IM "That's why we have five present for input. is to be scheduled after a new cit,

The little witches and princesse'S were out in force Monday
night' around Perry trick-or-treating for Halloween.

Brynes to speak to TCCA
Bill Brynes, former city manager of Perry, will be guest speaker at the
next Taylor Coastal Communities Association (TCCA) meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m.
Brynes will, discuss the process required if the community moves
forward with incorporation.
The TCCA, formerly known as the Keaton Beach Community
Association, invites members and guests to participate in the
incorporation discussion as the association begins to explore that option
at the November meeting.
All meetings are held at the Tir lor Co(s:.il Utilities (Water District)
building, 18820 Beach Road, Keaton Beachi.

No experience needed?

VACANCIES one year experience; 21.3 percent
Continued from page 1 required one to two years; 6.3
percent required three to four years;
physical therapist assistants. and 2.7 required more than five
Of the top 50 paying years.
occupations, 33 paid over $10 an More .than half of employers
hour.'Nine occupations, with a -typically filled openings in less
total of 37 reported vacancies, paid ilhn 30 days, the .summary said.
over $20 an hour. Employers: were continually
According to the survey, 43.7 recruiting or hiring for 21 percent
percent'of the vacancies had no oft'hc \3cancies
1 ~ /. -'- A l I ^ *

ed ecti o rcquireriients J. 2
pcEc'nit required a high school.
diploma' or GED; 6.7 pircicnt
required vocational training, 2
percent required an associate's
degree; 5.4 percent required a
bachelor's, degree; and 1 percent.
required an advanced degree.
SOf the vacancies available, 55.6
percent required' no work
experience; 14.1 required less than

* Almost 40 percent of the
reported vacancies offered a full
-benefits package of health
inuranci., paid sick leave, -paid
vacation time and a
pension/retirement savings plan:
: The survey was conducted by
the Florida Agency for Workforce
Innovation Labor Market

Continued from page 1
were perhaps more significant.
We're looking for ways to buy out
a few thousand dollars here and
there,"'Cook said.
"The money -that funds
recreation comes out of our gas
utilities funds...so in order to fund
these things, we have to pass on
higher rates on gas to city
residents. I think heting a home
is more important than keeping a
stadium," Ketfing said.
"When you keep these high cost
items, you are keeping the gas
rates higher and that is being
passed on to every city citizen,"
she added.
"But he (Cook) just said the
school board said they would do
more (i.e.; labor)...I'm talking
about tomoirow...what we're
spending today will-not be the
same because the school board-is.
going to help; The city won't have
to put as much in," Dowdell said.
"If' the decision were mine, I
would like to donate the facility to
the school board. I would like this
to be a topic for the workshop we
are going to have where we set our
goals for the city. If we voted
tonight, I would .convey
ownership to the school board. At
the next meeting after our
workshop, I will make a motion
to convey ownership to the school
board...but I'm open to a mind.
change," Cook said.
"If you do that, then my vote
will caficel yours,"'Dowdell said.

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(council members)," Cook said.
Councilman 'Sylvester Harris
expressed his support of the city
keeping title to the stadium;
Councilman Doug Everett was not

The council has agreed, by
consensus, to hold a special
workshop in the coming weeks to
develop a plan of goals and
priorities for the city. The meeting

manager has been hired.
Interviews for the top
administrative position will be
held this Saturday, at City Hall.

Pair confesses to burglaries

of businesses around Perry

Continued from page 1

Friday morning, after the arrest,
Parker told the pair that several
businesses had been burglarized
the night before, including Perry

Home Center, Bassett's Dairy,
Ironwood Mobile Homes and
Perry.Repo Center.
The pair then also confessed to
these burglaries, according to
Each were additionally charged
with six counts grand theft; 14

counts burglary; 12 counts
criminal mischief; five counts
theft; and one count of burglary of
a vehicle.
Padgett is being held in the
Taylor County Jail under a
$50,000 bond, while Woods was
released to his mother.

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It was hard not to run into a
football hero as Bulldog fans
stormed the field in wild
celebration Friday night after
Taylor County's thrilling 26-19
district overtime victory over
favored Fort White.
Led by record-setting
performances by senior QB
Genario' McNealy and senior wide
receiver/cornerback Tony Powell,
as well as late-game heroics by
junior tight end/linebacker Jake
Meacham and sophomore kicker
'Shawn Crowley, the Taylor
County Bulldogs upset Fort White.
26-19 in overtime'to advance to
the play-offs for the first time in
six years.
'Sophomore junior varsity call-
up Jarvis McGrew blocked an
extra point kick early in the game
that would later allow the
Bulldogs to force overtime.
Junior Gerald Walker recovered a
fumble to save a'first half scoring.
drive and blocked a punt that gave
the Bulldogs field position for a
game-tying fourth-quarter drive to
force overtime. ...
Senior offensive/defensi' e
lineman Billy Joe Wigglesworth
made several 'huge :tackles for
losses late in the game.
Senior offensive lineman Kane
Miguel continued to lead the
Bulldogs' offensive attack despite
playing with a twisted ankle,
while junior linebacker Georgie
Armstrong,' playing despite a
dislocated knee cap, came up with
a pair of big tackles on a goal line
stand that ended in an interception
and perhaps made the hit of the
season on the Indians' top
runningback in the final quarter.
Greg Sneed. Sebastian Ingram,
"Marquis Ellis and-'Jiseph Proenza
all had huge receptions. Freshman
junior varsity call-up Curtis Jones
gained 66 yards on 16 carries in
his first-ever varsity start at
Junior lineman Adam Cook
played on both sides of the ball
and had several key defensive
stops, senior fullback/linebacker
Sean Padgett had vet another solid
outing and ne\er left the field on
offense. defense and special teams.
Some fans may forget some of
the individual plays turned in by
-these unlikely heroes mentioned
above, but no one who witnessed
Friday night's inspired come-from-
behind win will soon forget
McNealy rolling to his left on a
4th and 1 bootleg from theone-
yard line in o ertime and lobbing
a pass to a wide-open Meacham in
the endzone.'
The ball hung: in the air for
what seemed, like an eternity
before Meacham cradled it into his
pads and was crushed under a pile
of exhilarated teammates,
That one-yard TD pass capped
what is believed to be a school-
record performance by NlcNeaki,
who completed an eye-popping 21
of 36 passes for 337 yards .and
three touchdowns, with no .
Powell ma) have also set a:
school record with eight receptions
for 197 yards and one touchdown.
to go with his crucial second-
quarter interception in the endzone
as the Indians were threatening to
score from the five-yard line and
two kick returns for 46 yards.
Crowley, who kicked a 25-yard
field goal for'the Bulldog' only
points of the first quarter. then
struggled punting the ball all
night (averaging only 19 yards on'
five kicks) and missed an extra
point in the fourth quarter before'
rebounding with a clutch'35-yard
field goal to send the game into
overtime, calmly booted the extra
point through the uprights to"
finish with eight of-the Bulldogs'
26 points.
Taylor Countly trailed for the
entire game until Crowley' nailed
the 35-yard field.goal with 35
seconds remaining in the game to
tie the score at 19-19.
The Taylor County defense,
which gave up 32S yards of
offense, but: held Fort White
below -its 25 points-per-game
average, had its best series of the
season in overtime as Meacham
knifed through to make back-to-'
back tackles for losses to set up
.4th and goal from the si..

Fort White ran the exact same
play that first-year Bulldogs' Head
Coach Price Harris called to score
in overtime, but Powell broke the
hearts of hundreds of Indian fans
and players by leaping over the
Fort White tight end and knocking
the pass away at the'last-possible
second to end the game.
Pandemonium broke loose at
Dorsett Stadium. As hundreds of
fans, cheerleaders and parents
stormed the field to celebrate with
overjoyed Bulldog players and
coaches, Indian players collapsed
in agony, with many failing to
hold back tears .as their record-
setting dream season ended,
without their planned second-ever
trip to the play-offs.
Fort White carme'into the game
with its best-ever record (7-1), led
by QB Jake Gilmer, who had
already set the school record for
TD passes and was on the verge of
setting records for completions and
yards passing; and a defense that.
was on pace to set a record for
fewest points'allowed in a season.
The Indians--who w ere
'attempting to complete a 9-1'
season after,going,1-8 last year
afid 1-9 in 2003.(\when their only,
'win came over Taylor County, 41-
34 'in the ,season-opener)--were
undefeated in away games (4-0),
promptifig some comments from
players and coaches in. a
'hometown, newspaper that ended
up on the.Bulldogs' bulletin board.
Instead it will be Taylor County
making a return to the:playoffs' for
the first time since 1998 (when
they'lost to Hamilton County in
the first round, one' year after
winning the 1997 Class 3A State
The Bulldogs will finish the..
regular season against Jefferson
County next week in Monticello
:before traveling to Pensacola
Catholic for the first round of the
Class 2A play-offs on Nov. 11.
The Bulldogs began the game
with a three-and-out possession. as
a personal foul penali\ negated a
!hrve- ardj run by, Jones and five-
yard QB keeper, by McNeal:,.'
Snreed dropped a 'third down pass
and Crowley's pqnt traveled only
21 yards to give the Indians
excellent field position at the
Bulldogs, 39-yard line.
SUsing four different
ruhningbacks, Fort White quickly.
took a 6-0,lead by driving 39 N yards
in seven plays and scoring on
fullback Ervin Armstrong's six-
yard. run off tackle. However,
McGrew blockedthe PAT to.keep
the score 6-0 with 8:12 left in the
first quarter..
Powell returned the kickoff 16
yards to the 20 and the Bulldogs
moved -the ball well--despite the
absence of starting tailback
Bryckoski Jackson, who missed
the game due to. disciplinary
reasons--as Jones took a pitch for
Seven, but was thrown for a three-
yard loss..
On 3rd and 6, McNeal \ hooked
lip inth Powell on a curl route
just past the first-dowan marker.
Jones was stuffed for no gainl, but,
Meacham caught a 21-yard pass
frni McNealy for a firit do\w n and
got 15 more yards for a facemask
penalty ,' ,
The drive stalled'at the Indians.
33 '.yard line, as NMcNeal\.
scrambled for only one. ard. had a
pass to Sneed gain only inches and

misfired on 3rd and 4th down
passes to Powell and Padgett..
Fort White increased their lead
to 12-0 behind the running of
tailback Donald Lewis (25 carries,
161 yards) and a 29-yard TD pass
to tight end Elijah Serrano with
2:41 left in the opening quarter.
.However, Sneed knocked down the
two-point pass to keep the game
within reach.
After Powell's 30-yard kickoff
return, Sneed caught a six-yard
pass and Jones showed off his
Speed and quick moves with a 49-
yard run down,to the four-yard line
that featured spectacular moves to
avoid several tackles. 'However,,
Jones fumbled a handoff on the'
next play and Walker alertly fell
on the ball for a five-yard loss to
help: the. Bulldogs retain
After a two-yard .run by Jones,
MeAcham made what appeared to
be a diving touchdown catch in.the
endzone,on 3rd: and goal from the
7, but officials ruled the ball
touched the ground. Crowley split
the uprights on a 25-yard field
goal attempt to make the score 12-.
3 on the final play of the,first
Big tackles by Sean Padgett and-
Meacham, as well as a pass break-
up by Powell, slopped the Indians
for no gain on their third'
possession and forced a 39-yard
After Sneed lost yardage on an.
end around, Jones carried three
times for 15 yards--including
recovering his own fumble--but
lost a yard and McNealy was,
sacked to force, a 4th and 20 punt
that traveled just 16 ards.. .
Fort White look over on their
own 40 and drove down to the
Bulldogs. three-\ard line despite
tackles'for loss by Meacham and
Padgetl. However, Armstrong and
the Taylor defense bowed up and
stopped the Indians w ith back-to-

Kids' basketball

league forming

A new youth basketball league
is forming with games scheduled
td get underway in January.
The Upward Basketball League
is for both boys and girlsin grades
one through six. It'.is being':
sponsored locally by First Baptist
Early, registration .is now
underway at a, cost of $45 per-
player. The deadline is Nov. 10.
Registration forms may be picked'
up at First Baptist Church.
Forms may be returned to First,:
Baptist or, at Walmart this Friday
from 6 to 8p.m.
The Upward Basketball League
promotes' character and self-
esteem in every child by pro\ hiding
equal playing time, separate
leagues for boys and girls, a one-,
hour practice and game each week
and an evaluation process to
*provide equal opportunity for
All players must attend one
evaluation session to be held Nov.
'-10 at Forest Capital Falal.
Practices begin Jan. 2 with
games slated to get under a Jan.
For more information, contact
First Baptist Church at 5s4-'0'66.

\. '- lo _--.

Freshman runningback Curtis Jones (6) breaks loose on a
run. as Drew Southerland (54) comes on to block..

Shawn Crowley boots one of his two field goals in Friday
night's game. (photo by Wayne Dunwoody)

Joseph Proenza pulls in a pass during action against Fort
White. (photo by Wayne Dunwoody)

Taylor Stats Fort White
15 First Downs 14
28-47 Rushes/Yards 48-275
21-36-0 ComD/Att/Int 4-12-2
337 Pass Yards 53
384 Total Yards 328
84 Return Yards 20
2/0 Fumbles/Lost 1/0
8-70 Pen./Y6rds 10-80
5-192 Punts/Avg. 5-28.2

Event is Nov. 10

TCMS girls soccer team

to play dads to raise $$$

Coach Dale Brewer promises "a boat load of laughs and a good time for
all," as his Taylor County Middle School soccer girls take on their dads in
the fundraiser, aptly called, "Dads vs. Daughters."
The game will be held on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. immediately following
the TCMS boys soccer team home opener against Florida High at 5:30.
Admission will be one dollar, "or however much a person wants to
donate," Brewer said. "Remember, this is a fundraiser."
He reports, "The trash talking started early as eighth grader Kelsea
Smyrnios' father,.Manuel, told his daughter 'I have seen you all practice,
you aren't that good. We will beat you bad.'
"Once the girls stopped laughing at the thought of their dads playing
soccer, they had some words of their own. Eighth grader Gloria.Taylor
said, 'There is no way they are in good enough shape to play us. We will
run circles around them.'
"All are invited to watch the festivities or the comedy, whichever
applies," Brewer said.

back big tackles for little gain and
Powell jumped over a receiver and
wrestled the ball away for an
interception in the endzone.
Jones lost two yards on first
down, but on 2nd and 12 from his
own 18, McNealy fired a perfect
sideline pass to Powell, who out-
raced his defender and made the
catch near midfield before avoiding
a tackle and speeding 82 yards for
a touchdown,
SCrowley's kick pulled the
Bulldogs within 12-10 with just
five minutes left in the first half
and the Bulldog defense forced a
punt after just three plays.
Sneed mistakenly field the punt
at his own goal line and the
Bulldogs were forced to start
inches from their own endzone,
but McNealy dove ahead for two
and hit Powell on a 20-yard-slant
pass to give the Bulldogs some
breathing room.
-Ingram (3 catches, 28 yards, 1
TD) made a 12-yard catch, but
McNealy was sacked twice before
hitting Powell on a 15-yard pass
to end the half near midfield.
Carl Padgett and Wigglesworth
made big tackles to force'a punt
on the Indians, first possession of
the second half and Taylor punted
the ball back after a one-yard run
by Jones and two incomplete
SCrowley's punt went 18 yards to
give Fort White the ball at the
Bulldogs, 37 and four runs later
the Indians had a 19-10 lead with
8:28 to play in the third.
The Bulldog offense went three-
and-out and Crowley's 17-yard
punt gave Fort White the ball near
midfield. After a 27-yard pass,
Marquis Ellis came on a blitz to
make a tackle for loss and Cook
leveled Lewis -at the line of
On 3rd and 13, 6'mer
completed a 30-yardTD pass to
his fullback over the middle, but a
motion penalty negated the.
touchdown and Ellis made a
spectacular interception on 3rd and
The Bulldogs pould not
capitalize, despite a nine-yard catch
by Ellis and 11-yard reception by
Sneed (3 catches, 18 yards), as
Jones gained four only to be
tackled for a four-yard loss and the
Bulldogs were hit with a holding
Crowley's 24-yard punt gave
Fort White the ball at their own
37 and the Indians drove 29 yards
to the Bulldogs, 34 before a tackle
for loss, fumble and recovery and a
penalty forced a punt to begin the
fourth quarter.
A shanked punt traveled only 11
yards and the Bulldogs took over
on their own-30. Powell hauled in
26 and 17-yard passes sandwiched
around a.Jones, run for no gain.
McNealy hit Ellis with a 22-yard
laser beam pass and threw a perfect
jump ball pass to Ingram for a
five-yard TD with 6:42 to play in
Sthe game.
Crowley's line-drive kick hit an
offensive lineman to make the
score 19-16 and the Bulldogs
attempted an onside kick that gave
Fort White the ball at their own
The Indians moved into Bulldog
territory, but two penalties and a
big, hit by Armstrong brought up
2nd and 12, when Cole Revels
forced an incomplete pass. On 3rd
and 12 Wigglesworth and Walker
threw Lewis for a nine-yard loss
on a swing pass and Walker
partially blocked the punt to give
the Bulldogs possession at their
own 45.
McNealy hit Ellis with a 10-
yard rope, but was sacked for a 10-
yard loss on the next play. Fort
White was flagged 15 yards for
pass interference on a long pass to
Powell to move the ball to
midfield, where McNealy found
proenza for a 12-yard completion.
Ingram hauled in an 11-yard
catch, but McNealy (9 carries, -21
yards) was sacked for a five-yard
Proenza came up big again with
a 19-yard catch for a first down at
the 13-yard line and Ellis made a
one-handed catch in the endzone
that was ruled out of bounds.
A delay of game penalty pushed
the Bulldogs back five and with 51
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Rel gion

Holiday fruitcakes are ready

Holidays are near; fruitcakes are here
The Women's Ministry of the Perry Church of God, located on Center
Street, has been busy with its annual Fall Fundraiser and fruitcakes are now
available for purchase. Pricesare: one-pound, $5; two-pound, $10; three-
pound, $15; and 5-pound, $25. .
The women are also taking orders for nutcakes which are baked only on
the basis of pre-orders.
"The Women's Ministry appreciates the community's support in past
years and urges everyone to contact 584-2010 to make a purchase or an
Mark calendar for Thanksgiving service
The Annual Community Thnrikei'. inL S. rvice will take place on Nov.:
-22 at 7 p:m. in the First United Meihthodi, Church. The message will be
. given by the Rev. Larry.Neal. p istr of Firt Presbyterian Church.
The community is cordialls invited to attend to join together in
ecumenical, fellowship to thank God for all our blessings. Choirs and
musicians interested in being part of the e'.tning program should contact
St. James Episcopal Church -ii -5.4-"636 a" ., n .i: po-,ible.
This service is sponsored b, the Ta\ lor Count, Ministerial Association.
'Pastors interested in the mini steral association shoIuld contact: the Rev. Dr.
Linda L.. Lowry,. president. Ta\l .ir Couriily M. ni rril Association, 'St.
James Episcopal Church. Il1- 1tctsti Grein Sirect. Pirry, Florida 32347,
-(850) 584-7636.
"The Taylor County \iniserial Associatlon wishes everyone in our
community a blessed Thanksgit ing and looks forward to sharing this
joyous evening of worship and fellowship with you," said Lowry.
Who do you know on active duty?
The Brotherhood of a local church congregation hopes to reach out to,
those on active duty in the miliitjr: hit Christmas. If you know someone :
from Taylor County, please provide the'address to Charles Sessions. the
former JROTC instructor at the high school. You may e-mail Sessions at
csmpapa@hotmail.com or call 56 .-- 359 1.
Monthly sing features 'The Yeomans'
The Perrv Fir,t Church of God. located on Hihad'l, 221 North, is having
its monthly sing on Saitrday. No.. 5. beginning it 7 p m. Groups ill
include "The Yeomans" and local musicians.
Snacks will he servedd at 5:3) p.m.: ,
Everyoneis invited.

It's time for men to meet for lunch!
The monthly, informal gathering of men which includes lunch and a ;
brief, inspirational message by the Rev. Eddie Blalock % ill be Frida\. Nov.
4. at the M A. Rigoni Cookhou'se on North U.S. 19) Inornh of the former
Highway Patrol Station).
. Lunch will be scrted from 11:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m., followed by the
message which ill conclude at 12:35 p.m.
'The cost is $5; all men are in\ tied.
Thanksgiving meal for homeless, needy
: "\e would like to serxe up all the love, friendship and food that we can

to the homeless and the needy this holiday season," said Brenda Raulerson,
for the Church of God which is planning a Thanksgiving Day neal at City
Park from 11 a.m.,until 1 p.m. "There will be turkey, dressing and all the
fixings for those who are homeless or needy," she assures. "Our church
would like to thank-Lucile Wilder for-heading up this project. If there is
anyone out there reading this that would like to participate in-giving of
their love, and yes, your food, we do humbly ask that you do so. We know
that you will be truly'blessed." Raulerson can be reached at 843-1287 or
the church can be contacted at 584-8804.
Pisgah celebrates 87th Homecoming
Pisgah Baptist Church will be celebrating its 87th Homecoming on
Sunday, Nov. 6, featuring the singing group ''One Accord" at 10 a.m.
Danny Lundy will be the guest speaker, followed by dinner on the grounds
and recreation including volleyball, horseshoes and.soccer. Everyone is
invited to join the worship and share the fun.


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Obituaries '
James R. Brooke
: James R. Brooke. 91. died Oct.
S30. 2005. at Doctors' Memorial
Hospital in Perry.
Born in Columbus, Ohio. and
Coming from Naples. he had lived
'in Steinhatchee for the past 14
years. He was a Catholic and a,:
member of the Catholic Church of.
: the Immaculate Conception '
Mr. Brooke prer iousl worked
as a contractor in construction. He
Graduated from Ohio State,
: university with .a -Bachelor's-
Survivors include: his \ ie of 65
Years, Mary Brooke of
Steinhatchee; three sons, Steve
Brooke of Sieinhatchee. James M.i
Brooke of Branson, Mo., and.,
Patrick Brooke of Lake City; two:
,''daughters, .Carol; Cannon. of-
SBonifa\ and Jeanne James of
SFinger, Tenn;; 12 grandchildren;
n- numerous great grandchildren: and
Sa host of nieces and nephews.
: Services w ill be announced at a
later date.
Joe P. Burns Funeral Home in
Perry is in charge of arrangements.
Opal Alexander
Opal Alexander, 83, died Oct.
27. 2005, in Rome. Ga.. after a
battle with cancer.
SBorn in Carroll County, Tenn.,
Son May 15, 1922. she was the
daughter of the late Floyd and
Lerlin McAlexander. Mrs
SAlexander was a homemaker and
was active in her church, having
served as director of music
.programs as well as a Sundav
School teacher. She spent a number
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Taylor County wins

turnover battle

Continued from page 6


seconds remaining in the game
McNealy's jump ball to Powell
was knocked away. A procedure


penalty backed Taylor up five
more yards and on 3rd and 20
McNealy threw a pass over the

Site Time/Result
Site Time/Result

Aug. 19 Mayo/Jasper Mayo 7:00 p.m.
Aug. 26 Chipley Perry 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 2 Chiles Away 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 9 Marianna Perry 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 16 OPEN
Sept. 23 Vernon Away 7:30 p.m.
*Sept. 30 Madison Away 7:30 p.m.
**Oct.7 East Gadsden Perry. 7:30 p.m.
*Oct. 14 Dixie County Perry 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 21 NFCC Away 7:30 p.m.
*Oct. 28 Fort White Perry 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 4 Jefferson County Away 7:30 p.m.

middle to Powell, who zig-zagged
his way across the field and dove
inside the pylon for a touchdown.
The play was called back for a
holding call at the six-yard line
and McNealy's third-down pass
went out of the back of the
endzone, bringing on Crowley for
the clutch 35-yard field goal with
35 seconds remaining. Despite
two consecutive timeout calls by
Fort White, Crowley booted the
kick through to tie the game at
A pooch kick on the kickoff
gave Fort White a chance to win,
but with no timeouts remaining,
the Indians did not have time to
run their kicker on after Lewis
picked up 39 yards on two carries
against a prevent defense.
Taylor had first possession in
overtime (four plays from tlie 10-
yard line) and McNealy overthrew
Sneed on first down before
powering his way down to the
one-yard line.on a QB draw play.
Jones was stopped for no gain
on 3rd and goal from the one to
set up Coach Harris, perfect play
call on McNealy's 4th down TD

Underwater camera located truck

Continued from page 1
The truck's owner .said he had
left his keys in the ignition and
the doors unlocked.

Approximately 30 minutes
later,;a call was received saying
another Steinhatchee resident had
discovered a truck in the woods
beside his house, stuck in the

A check of the truck's
registration determined that it was
the iolen vehicle.
SAccording to Davis, Grant and
Nichols stole all the vehicles on

the Taylor County side of the river
within several hundred yards of
each other.
During this time, they also
managed to steal two vehicles
from Dixie County, bringing at
least one of them into Taylor and
completely submerging it in the
Steinhatchee River.
The TCSO Dive Team was once
again called to search for the
According to Towles, a boat
with an underwater camera was
used to locate the truck.
Dive team members Dep. Mark
Hershberger and Perry Police


(Continued from page 7)
of. years in Perry 'where her
huiS and was employed with:
Pir6cter and Gamble.
--Suirvivors include: her husband
.:of_ 65 years, Clois Norman
A: exander: three daughters, Brenda
.QOd-om of Rome, Ga., Judy
Freeman of Montgomery, Texas,
-and= Rhonda Alexander of
.EtMiresville, N.C.; one son,
Eloyd Alexander of Birmingham,
A-a, eight grandchildren; five
greiai grandchildren; three brothers,
Waller McAlexander, Paul
-MI Ale xander. and Clyde
MlcAlexander, all bf Madison
County. Tenn.; and one sister,
.Reb.a Franklin of Huntersville,
aL. 1 :, ; "
"'Funeral services were held
Saiurda., Oct. 29,. at,2 p.m. at
r: Ariglon Funeral Directors
Cl "hapel with the Rev. Charles
.Williams officiating. Interment
-TfolTowed at Hickory Flatt.
;'-Metfhodist Church Cemetery in
SCedr Grove, Tenn,
- Family' members received,

friends Saturda-. from 10 a.m.
until 12 noon at the chapel.
The family has requested that
memorials in lieu of flowers be
directed to Heyman Hospice,
P. '0. 'Box 163, Rome, GA'

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The families of Elizabeth Ellen
Collins Bishop would like to
express our thankfulness for the
many blessings of flowers, phone
calls, food, visits, cards and other
thoughts and prayers during our
time of loss. We are ever thankful
for the many friends and family
that loved Elizabeth as we did.
Connie Faglie Bishop
Sand Family
Peter I. Bishop and Family
Doyle Jerry Collins Jr.
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Department Ptl. Gene Franklin
Made the dive to recover the truck.
In all, five vehicles were stolen
by the pair and at least three
vehicles were burglarized.
The two young men admitted to
being extremely drunk during their
night of "car stealing and joy
riding," said Towles, but "they
were also helpful in the recovery
of almost all of the stolen items
from the other burglarized

Towles said he was extremely
proud of the TCSO officers who,
worked this case.

"Due to the extreme joint effort
and cooperation between two
counties, we gathered the
information leading to the
suspects by Wednesday afternoon
and by Tliurda) at noon, two
Siiitg i% e re made," To0les 'iidw.
"The whole thing wNas t rapped-
up within 36 hours," he added.
"We want to warn the public of
the danger of leaving the keys to
their vehicles in their vehicles.'
'!It doesn't matter that you may
riot have anything of value in the
vehicle. A thief may not want
w hat's in the vehicle, they may
want the. vehicle This whole
thing has been a case-in-point," he
Towles also added that there are
two other Steiphatehee car thefts
which took place in October

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which they need help solving.
Around 3:20 a.m. on Oct. 8, a
red 2004 Ford F-150 four-wheel
drive truck, with a gold band. across
the bottom, was reported stolen
just minutes ago from a Riverside
Drive, residence. Dixie County
Sheriff's Office was notified,
which quickly located the vehicle.
A high-speed chase ensued into
Fanning Springs and a request was
made to Levy County's Sheriffs
Office for assistance.
Dixie and Levy counties
deputies lost sight of the vehicle
and the pursuit ended. The truck
was last seen heading towards
Gilchrist County. Again, the
owner reported leaving his keys in
the truck, but said he locked the
door by using his touch pad
keyless entry.
On Oct. 15, a charcoal gray
Nissan Armada was stolen from a
207 N1W 2nd Avenue residence
The owner told law enforcement
that she had left the keys in her
purse, and the purse in the car.
Towles is, asking anyone with
information on the stolen vehicles,
to call TCSO at 5s:4-225., TCSO
dispatch at 584-2429 or'the toll-free
24-hour at 1-800-669-7123.
Officers who assisted in the
investigation and arrests in this
case include Lt. Ron Rice, Sgt.
Buddy Lee, Dep. Robert Lundy,
Dep. Danny Williams, Davis,
Dep. Michael Thompson and
Dixie County Inv. Scott Hardin.

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pass to wide-open Meacham.
Crowley's kick gave the Bulldogs
a 26-19 lead and Meacham and the
Bulldog defense did the rest.
Lewis picked up six on first
down, but Meacham made a stop
of the big fullback on 2nd down at
the three and then broke through
to tackle Lewis for a three-yard
loss on 3rd and goal to set up
Powell's game-saving pass break-
up in the endzone.
McNealy completed 8 of 14
passes for 173 yards and a TD in
the first half and then completed
13 of 22 for 164 yards and 2 TD's
in the second and overtime.
Behind Powell's 8 catches for
197 yards and one touchdown,
Ellis had three catches for 41
yards, followed by Froenza (2 for
31), Ingram (3 for 28, 1 TD),
Meacham (2 for 22, 1 TD).and
Sneed (3 for 18).
The Bulldogs rushed for '48

yards in the first half (despite
Jones, 65 yards) and managed only
one positive rushing yard in the
second half (due to sacks and
tackles for loss).
The Bulldogs finished the game
with no turnovers for the first
time this season, while
intercepting two, Fort White
Fort White had 164 yards in
both the first and second half (328
total), gaining 275 yards and 2
TD's on 48 carries, while Gilmer
coripleted 4 of 12 passes for 53
yards with one TD and was picked
off twice.

Guide Service
Operating from Keaton Beach Marina
.Pat McGriff
(850) 584-9145
200 Kate Dr.


One (1) vacancy on the Board of Directors
will occur on December 31, 2005.
The Board of Directors is now
Accepting applications to fill this vacancy.

The applicants must be 18 years old or older
The applicant should:,
Be a resident of Taylor County
Be willing to spend up to. 8 hodrs per
month for meetings and workshops
Be willing to attend .ll board meetings
Be willing to attend two weekend
strategic planning sessions per year

Applications may be obtained at the Clerk of Courts
Office.in the Taylor County Courthouse or in the
administrative office at Doctors' Memorial Hospital
(333 N. Byron Butler Pkwy.). Completed
applications must be returned to the Clerk's Office
or the hospital by 5 p.m, on Nov. 30, 2005.

No applications or requests will be accepted
after that time.
SYour completed application should be delivered to the Clerk of
Court or DMH Administration by 5 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2005.
All applications must be submitted in writing.


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B-1 The Taco Times November 2, 2005

JROTC sweeps Mini Drill competition

JROTC Color Guard stands at attention.

Taylor County High School
JROTC once again swept the
Mini Drill Meet last week when
competing against Jefferson
County, Dixie County and Bell.
The teams also competed with
male and female color guards and
drill teams and "all freshman" drill
teams. Taylor took first place in
each event.
They were also second (and
entered two teams) in female drill
team. They took third in male
color guard and additionally
competed in five physical fitness
competitions (Presidental Fitness
Again, Taylor County was first
in each of the' five events. This
mini drill meet was to prepare the
JROTC drill teams and color guard
for the Area II Drill Meet which is
slated for Feb. 25 and the Florida
State Drill Meet, set for March.

The all-freshmen drill team placed first.against multi-county competition.

For A's, B's

TCMS students 'honored'

Taylor County Middle School
has announced honor roll students
for the first nine-weeks of school.
They are as follows:
SAll "A's"
Connor Bishop, Aaron Crews,
Kiley Faircloth, Valerie Gardner,
Eli Grj.irl;lirn Julia Monroe,,
Beverly Stager, Kristina Wald,.
Kaylec Akins, Lindsey Albritton,
Hunter Barfield, Renae Brannen,
Hannah Bundrick, Marybeth
Clark, Doric Cruce, Samantha
Curry, Claire Ensley, Katie
Holden, Kameron Livingston,
Katclyn Lynn, Sarah Meacham,
SMirti.tin Pelt, Julia Proenza,
Colby Robcrtsbn, 'Beau Rodgers,
Erica Scott, Ryan Shaw, Chelsea
Wallace, Ashlee Wright, Lauren
SClover, Benjamin Ely, Ashley
Fournicr, Di ,a Gantt. iRbcrri
High; Kelly Kuehn, C(:,urinm,
Mincy, Logan Parker, Stephenc
Smith, Jessica Strickland, Koal
Sw'ann, Sarah Tlholmp-sn, Sarah
V.,ie'l'iS. Elisa Webb, Kasey
S\\ hikrhc.tid, Zachary Wiggins and
Jordan Willams.

All "A's and B's"
S Shril.:, Blakc. Whimn', Blue;.'
Leah Brrnn..an Blaine Brenner,
Kayla Campbell, Styles Gibson,
Joshua Gray, Macy Gregory,'
.Brittany .Hall, Elizabeth Harper,
Sierra High, Kariesha Hugger,
Shamouri !sl.rnJ. VirginiaJacobs,
Justice Kelly, Ashley Knight,
Rabecca Lamb, Brandon::Lee,
lMar.ir.irl Lundi,. Melanie McAfee,
Taylor McCroan, Micah
McDonald, Justin McGuire,
Raven Mitchell, Brandi Moore,
Carolyn Nowlin, Ciera Ormsby,,
NMir.ij P idl. Kris[\ Pol[r. Kristcn
Reed, loshua Richter. Sk\lar

Schmidt, Taylor Schmidt, Stacey
Smith, Chelsea Snodgrass,
William Tuten, Hanna Valentine,
Caitlin Weatherly, Daniel Weaver,
Katelyn Welch, Samuel Whitfield,
Whitney Young, Keaondra
Abercrumbie, Keishawnda
AnJdcrcn. Keyaira Anderson,
Ronald Anderson, Paige Arnold,
SaiMia August, Britney Braddock,
Samuel Briskeli. Kyle Brooks,
Courtney Brown, Savannah
Cantrell, Chris.,opher Childers,
Valerie Clarks,. Christopher Cobb,
Michelle Denmark, Joann
DeVane, Warren Eakins, 'hane'
Farnell, Erica Freeman, Rachel
Gilliam, Kanisha Graham, Angela
Girimes,. Maggie Hanson, Lamaya
Hardison, Joshua Hare, Devin
Hartsfield, Felisha Heathington,
-Crstlin Hower,--Michele Howell,
-\llison_ Johnson, Steve Johnson,
Krisia Jones, Latisha Jones, David
Lamb, Kasey Lukens, Curtis
Mango,' Jacinda Mann, Kayla
Miller. Isajc .Nelson,. Jaclyn
Nolec. Nlikaelj Patrick, Travis
Pcake, Daniel 'Perez, Sarah
Pomeroy, Ryan Ragans, Chelsea
Ri\cr,. MeL-aan Roberts; Oli\ ia
ROberbts. Beatriz 'Sdler, Alicia
Sau!, Regan Slaughter, Arneashia
Stephens, Rachel Stryker, Tyler
Walker, Charles Wairf, Joshua
Wells, William Wentworth,
Edward Wlhiddon. Courtney'
Williams, Cara Addison,' Jon
Anderson, Brooke,Bartdn, Hayden
Barton, Brett Bassett, Mark
Baiter'. Celij' Bennett, Charle,\.
Campbell. Cody Cooke. Mjari
Curran. Kelsnea Edmonds,'Jonathan'
High, Charlie Johnson, Haley
Johstono, Fanoos Khan, Erica
Kniiht. Kyle Linion, Samantha'
SLukens, Byron 'McCoy, Sasha

AARP: lalt Wed i1 a m at AMVETS
Post'#20 building (2499 Woods Creek
SCivil Air Patrol (CAP): 2nd and 4th Mon.,
7 p.m., main hanger at airport.
S Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays,o noon,
Joye's MainSilrei Cafe
MainStreet Perry: Firi Monday of each
m.rnlh F'err'~,avlor County Chamber of'
C', mern,: at no.:.n
S NAACP: 2nd Surn. 6 p nm, New Broolin
r Mi.ionar.y Baplr-I Churh .
Nei Optimist Club: Thurs rioon at.Joyce's
S Main Street Cafe;
Perry Garden Club: third Wed., 10 a.m.
S Perry Elks Lodge: 2nd. 3rd & 4h Tues.,
Perry Lodge 123, F&AM: first and third
SMonday rig hs 7 30 p.m.
Perry Lodge #187: 1st, 3rd Wed 7 p.m.,
Masonic Hall
Perry Masonic Lodge. 123: meets first
S and Ihird M'riday nights, 7:30 p.m.
S Perry Shrine Club: 4th Thurs.,.7 p.m.
(club house.on.Courtney Road)..
..Perry Woman's Club: 2nd Wed., noon
Sept May; subject to change).
S Rotary Club: Tues., noon at Joyce's Main
S Taylor County Leadership Council: 2nd
i1 *and 4th Fridav 7 p.m.,,Jerkins.
S Vogue XIII: Ifrir Mon;, 7;30 p.m. Call 584-


Airport Advisory Commission: 4th
Monday,' 12 noon, Pqrry-Foley Airport.'
S Chamber of Commerce: third Thurs., 8
a.m., chamber board room.
City Council: 2nd and 4th Tues, at 6:30
County Commission: first Mon. and third
Tues. at'6 p.m., courthouse annex. ,
Juvenile Justice Council: third Thurs., 9

Mixon, Brian Monroe,
Christopher Morgan, Colby
Murphy, Emily Newman, Hjnnjh .

Portwood, Dominic Sandonato,
Michaesha Scott, Charles
Slaughter,' Cassidy Stephens,
Gloria Taylor, Thanh Tran,
Melinda Veal and Ashlea

The all-female drill team stands at attention before winning

first place in competition.

Perry shooters were winners

The action started as the early
morning mist began lifting up
from the hollows among the hills

on Mikey and Bryan Wilson's
farm :off Little Cat Road in
Madison' County. By noon it was

over and hundreds of pieces of clay
"pigeons" lay scattered in the
fields with the winners taking

Can you say "D?"
.Pre-K teacher Tabilha Murphy recently ,ooi her class on a behavior award field trip 10 ihe duck pond at Veteran's Park in
association with the class learning the letter "D." The class also enjoyed a picnic lunch while.visiting the pond.

a.m., at .uvenile Justice Office, 1719 S.
Planning Board: 1st Tiurr 6 p.m'n
Courthouse annex (old post office).
Social Security: representatives, 2nd
Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon, courthouse annex.
Taylor County Construction License
Board Meeting: 3rd Fri., 2 p.m., courthouse
Taylor County Development Authority:
2nd,. Mon., 5 p.m. at Chamber of.
STaylor County School Board: 1st and
3rd Tues' ,7 p.m.
Taylor County Soil & Water Board: 4th
Mon., 7 p.m:, Chaparral Steakhouse.
STaylor Coastal Water and Sewer: 3rd
Wed at 18820 Beach ,c3.d 5 p rr
Tourism Development Council: 2nd-
'Wed 4 p m at Chamber of Commerce.

Diabetes classes every Tuesday, 2 p m
Doctors' Memorial HoSpiial
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second Mon.,,
7 p.m.; Jerkins Center.
Florida Forest Festival Board of
Directors: every Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.,
Chamber of Commerce. Call 584-TREE
SGirl Scouts Service Unit: first. Thurs.,
6:30 pm Scoul Hutl
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of Perry
(HELP): second Th'urs., 1:30 p.m., Forest
Capital Hall. Call 584-8553 or 584-9207.,
'Humane Society of Taylor County: 2nd
Wednesday, 6 p.m., Forest Capital Hall:
Miles of Smiles Clown Alley: 1st
Thursday, 7 p.m., at Chamber of Commerce.
.Taylor Coastal. Communities
Association: each 2nd Tuesday of month,
7 p.m. at the district building Beach
La Leche League International: 2nd

Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor County Public
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first and
third Fri. Call 584-3826. ,
Muskogee Creek !ndian Nation: 2nd
and 4th Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal grounds, Lyman
Hendry Road,
SMuskogee Creek Indian Tribe: Oak Hill
Village on Woods Creek Road, 1st Sat.
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers):. holds open
monthly on first Thursday, Golden Corral,
7 p.m. 584-9185.
'Republican Party of Taylor County:
Second Thursday of every month at 315 N.
Quincy Street. E-mail Tomrie Stanaland at
tstanaland@yahoo.com or call 584-8815.
Taylor County Democratic Party: every
Thursday aI Ihie Charrber of Commerce. Call
,84-9656 or 584.3617 or e-mail taylor
Taylor Adult Program (TAP): Thursdays,.
10 a.m.,'502 N. Center Street. 223,-0393.
"Taylor County Amateur Radio Club: 1st
Monday, 7 p.m., Division of Forestry office,
618'Plantation Road.
Taylor County Habitat for Humanity,
'Inc.: board meeting, 2rd Tues., 5:30. p.m.,
Room 208, Capital City Bank.
Taylor County Historical Society: 3rd
Mon., 7 'p.m. Historical Society building.
Society's museum is open every Thursday,,
1-5 p.m.
Taylor County Horseman's Association
Horse Show: 2nd Sat,, 10 a.m. Arena
located on Bishop Blvd.
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays, 10
a.m. to noon, Taylor County Public Library.
Taylor County Reef & Research Team:
2nd Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest Capital Hall.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are
held Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
(closed), 8 p.m., at 'Heritage House on
Washington Street, across from public

library; and another AA group wno meets
Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays at
Serenity House, located at 1260 Hwy. 98
West,.across from the BP station at 8 p.m.
AL-ANON: St. James Episcopal Church
(in library), Wednesdays 12 noon to 1 p.m.;
584-2146. Thursday at 6:30 for beginners
meeting with regular meeting at 7 p.m.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory Council:
4th Tues., noon, 107 East Green Street.
Healthy Start Coalition: fourth Mon., 9
a.m., Taylor County School- District.
Administrative Office Complex.
Narcotics Anonymous: .Wednesdays,
.8 p.m., at 1260 W. Hwy. 98, at Serenity
House (dirt road across from BP Station).
These are open meetings to those interested
in addiction. Call 223-0036. Also, Saturdays,
10:30 a.m., open meeting.
SHARE distribution: 4th Sat., 10 a.m.
The Way: Christ centered recovery group,
mdets on Fridays at7 p.m. at Serenity House
on Hwy;, 98 W., across from BP Station.
Open to alcoholics, addicts, family members
and friends.

AMVETS Post 20, Ladies Auxiliary and
Sons of AMVETS: 3rd Tuesday of each
month, 7 p.m., at 2499 Woods Creek
American Legion Post #96: 1st Tues., 7
p.m.,.American Legion Hall, Center Street.
American Legion, Steinhatchee Post
291: fourth Tues. 8 p.m.
Sons of Confederate Veterans: fourth
Tuesday at VFW Post on Center Street, 7
p.m. For information, call 584-5346.
VFW Post #9225: 2nd Tues., 7 p.m.
(American Legion building).
To add your service club or
organization to the Community
Calendar, please call (850) 584-
5513 or send an e-mail to:

.home, trophies and prizes too
numerous to count.

"For a first time event, the clay
shootwas enormously successful.
We plan 10 onrinue this event and
for it to become an annual affair.
Hopefully it will grow each year
and become a major source of
revenue, for the NFCC
Foundation," said President Morris
G. Steen, Jr.
Foundation planners report the
final tally was $12,432, the most
ever raised in a single-day
foundation event. It was also an'
impressive measure of community
support: 19 teams of shooters, 34
sponsors and scores of volunteers
who set up and coordinated the
complex shoot, plus feeding and
entertaining the sportsmen and
Foundation staff Director Gina
Rutherford, Event Coordinator
Maria Greene and Sharon Leslie -
worked with the National Wild
Turkey Federation and Southwind
Sporting Clays of Lake Park, Ga.,
months in advance to pull off the
John Peak of SouthwinO
provided safety instructions and
Turkey Federation volunteers
monitored the shoot.
Thompson Land Surveying of
Madison, took first place in team
competition, with Wachovia of
Madison coming in 2nd and Allen
& Mooney Investment Advisors
of Thomasville, Ga. at 3rd. In
individual competition Class A
winners were 1st Justin Hamrick
of Madison, 2nd place honors
went to Matthew Horner of
Thomasville, Ga. and 3rd place
was captured by Chase Moses of
Lake City.
Class B winners were, 1st place-
-Ray Pike of Madisoh; 2nd place-
'-Willy Hamrick of Madison; and
David Sullivan of Perry came in
Class C winners: 1st place--
Scott Sweat of Madison; 2nd
place--Todd Robertson of Perry;
and 3rd place, Carter Grant of
Jessica Pert, Madison won in
the women's competition. In the
youth division the top shooter was
Matthew Horner of Thomasville,
with Gordon MacQuirter, also of
Thomasville bding the runner-up.
The Side Game winner was Lucas
Waring of Madison.
The NFCC Foundation receives
gifts and funds to support college
programs and establish
scholarships for NFCC students.
Last year the Foundation awarded
150 scholarships valued at
For more about the NFCC
Foundation telephone 850/973-


B-2 The Taco Times November 2, 2005

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5-day yard sale 8-5. 219 Magnolia Rd.
Behind Pizza Hut look for signs.

The monthly AMVETS and Sons of
AMVETS Community. Yard Sale will be
held this Saturday, November 5, from 7
a.m. until 2 p.m. Spaces are still available
for a $5 donation (a six-foot table will be
provided for each vendor). Additional
spaces may be reserved as well. The yard
sale will be located at 2499 Woods Creek
Rd. For additional information or to reserve
a'space, call Mark Viola at 584-5513 or-
584-8807 (after 5 p.m.).

For Sale: 2 bedroom, 2 bath 1994 Redman
16x80 mobile home on 5 acres off Woods
Creek Road,'close to Highways 19.& 98.
838-1210, (cell) 672-1071,

2002 DWMH 3/2 CHA Fireplace, like new.
Setting on 4.30 Acres-4 miles north' of
Perry on US 221 fenced-cross fenced-5
barns with stalls-2 sheds-1 carport shelter
lots of big oak trees. Must see.
$119,900.00. Call Jason Bashaw at 1-888-

Fresh-Picked, blanched, flash frozen, shelled zippers,
butter beans, black eyes, white acres, ford hooks, cream
corn, okra, green beans, broccoli, mustards & collards
Free delivery every Saturday with 3 or more bushels &

YARD SALE Nov. 4 and 5, 8-2 both days.
Couch, dinette set, bedroom furniture,
dishes, jewelry, misc. household items.
221 North- Will Clark Road, follow signs.,
All sales final.
BIG GARAGE SALE- Lots of.everything at
JM Carpet 203 East Drew Street. Friday
and Saturday. 584-3776
Friday Nov;w 4,'8 am-1 am. Multi-fam.-
various items including- Bar-B-Q grill;
working computer, gazelle glider, end
;able, small working freezer, trumpet,
assorted clothing, adults & children(many
name brands) Large assort.. Household
teamss some tools/things for men, other
teams thrown in at last minute, come see!
K-mart parking lot, behind Danny's.Bar-B-Q
next to Wendy's.
sale on Friday and Saturday Nov 4 and 5.
Staring at 8 am @ 600 West Wilcox
Street, corner of Wilcox and Wilder. New
and used clothing ALL sizes- New size 26
wedding dress and headpiece-nice gun
cabinet, breakfast nook drop leaf table and
chairs, antique wood chair, new'and used
assorted Glucometers, new picnic basket,
Kenmore Sewing machine and.,
attachments, golf clubs and bag with pull-
cart large assortment of household items
Sand lots morel
YARD SALE'Nov. 4&5, 8 am until? Near
dead man's curve offBeach Road. Follow
signs. DVDs and VHS's, furniture, lawn
mower, books, office eqpt. Too-many
items to mention. No early birds. 850-578-
1"/2-11/4 .
moving-' Household items-artwork.
collectibles antiques, jewelry, pottery.
china, frames etc.. 412 Glennridge Rd. off
Planlation near Old Dixie Hwy, Friday -

Monday through Friday 9 am -6::30 pm..
Starting October 28 in front of Badcocks at
S000 South Jefferson Avon. Dollar items.
SOpening Special through November 20"a
off gift boxes (layaway available)

Nov 4 Saturday Nov 5 and next three
weekends after 9 a m
Large Yard Sale Friday & .Saturday Nov. 4
8 AM until ? Tools, 3-16 inch tires, baby &'
adult clothing, pots & pan, custom jewelry,
2 Dexter Wheels and Hubs, odds & ends
Dipe, steel and much more. 671 Charles
-lendry Rd Phone 838-2445
Yard Sale 200 Elm Street Saturday Nov. 5.
Christmas decorations and-
miscellaneous. 8 am until.
Yard Sale Saturday Nov 5 8 am 1 p.m..
2810 West Page Rd Take Woods'Creek
Rd to page Rd- look for signs.. Cancel if
11/21-11/4 .
YARD SALE- FRIDAY NOV. & 5 9 am until
? Sermons (Junciion 221-60) watch for,

3/2 BR. BA, framed house. CHA, 15.57
acres, mostly cleared with 1/2 acre pond
stocked with catfish & bream, 294 Roberts
Aman. Rd,; Peiry, Fl., call 584-6953 for
more informationn

0i p-St. Str- :

pR $18,000
,Built in 1950s'
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
All Pine'Wood Floors
New Central H/A
Some Appliances
House moved at buyer's expense.
Call for appt. 584-5454

Keaton Beach-Beautiful 5 acres for sale,
wooded tract, 1 mile from boat ramp, high
and dry, pavement, water, power, phone
access and fenced, $125,000.00, call,
584-4921-leave message.',
2.4 acres with septic, power pole.and city
water. Mobile homes permitted, $19,500,
ca 1838-2755.
SSrD -- c' .. ^ ;
Land for sale, located on Hwy 221 between
Shiloh Church Rd and Cairo Parker Rd 1
acre lots with paved roads Owner.
financing available, Please call (386) 658-,
1346 or (850) 584-7466 Badcock's

NEW BEDROOM SET. Beautiful cherry
Louis Philippe 8-piece wood-King sleigh
bed dresser, mirror, chest, 2 nightstands
Sug. List $4600. sell $1650. 850-545-
7! 1.2. ,.
11/2tfGCN :
Electric'Stove $325. Dryer 150, Farm
Gates (2)$75 ea, F150 wheels (4).$75,.
F250 wheels & tires (4) $700, Shop desk
35, Dodge Dakota Bed liner 50. 12'x40'
metal building $2000. 584-7003.

New leather sofa and loveseat $760, can
deliver. 850-222-2113.
11/2rlGCN .
Queen size bed frame, box springs &'
manress, $50. 584-2097,
1 1/2rl
MATTRESS SET r new full set with
'aclory warranty. $99 call 850-222-7783
Louie Mills will be buying pecans every
Tuesday at the junction of 98 and 19
starting the first week in November..

Queen mattress set double pillow top.'
new in plastic with warranty. $150, 850-

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Doctors Memorial Hospital is now hiring lor in6 posiltions listed below Our 48-bed acute care
faculty offers a compellilve salary and Denellts package, reliiement plan. and flexible scheduling
Please fax resume to the Human Resources Deparlment at (850) 584 0661 E Mail I:
dianam@doctorsmemorial.com, or call (850) 584-0866. :

'Medical Assistan/Licensed Practical Nurse

Emergency Medical Tech, Full-Time
Paramedic, PRN
Food Services:-
Cook/Aide, PRN

Home Health Agency:,
OT. RPT. PTA, Full-Time. PRN
RN. LPN, CNA, Full-Time PRN

Imaging Services:
Ultrasound Tech, PRN

Drug Free Workplace

Medical Lab Tech, Full-Time, PRN.

Registered Nurse, Med-Surg. PRN 7p
Licensed Practical Nurse. Med-Surg. PRN -
Certified Nurse Assistant,. Med-Surg, PRN.

Physician Billing:
Commercial Billing Clerk, Full-Time

Surgical Services:
Surgical Tech, PRN

Security Officer, PRN

Equal Opportunity Employer

For Sale full pull-out couch, 1 overstuffed
chair, 2 small tables.' Call 584-2855
Thursday through Saturday.

cherry table with 6 chairs and lighted china
cabinet, $3K retail, sell for $999, 850-125-
new, solid wood, 850-222-9879.
NEW Brand Name King Matress Set, $250,
in factory plastic, warranty, 850-425-8374.
NEW QUEEN mattress and base. Never
used. ;n unopened plastic, must sell,
$125, 850-545-7112


, wooriaqe Apartmems!!
Looking for applicants Apply now for 1, 2
and 3 bedroom .partmenls Equal Housing
Opportunily Call 850-584.5668. 709 W.
Church St., Perry, FL 32347. TDD/TTY
House for rent 4 bedroom 2 bath. For more
information call, 850-838-6628 or352-669-
1147. Pine Ridge Subdivision.

Now taking app, & ref. for rental on mobile
homes: 1 in country 'on 1 acre lot, 2-
biroom, 2-f/baths, utility room, ki/frig.
Stove, din/room, liv/room tr/porch, c/port &
utility shed. Total elect, comp furnished or
1-in City limits/ great sub division on 3/4
:acre lot, 4-b/rooms 2-f/baths utility room,
kit/fridge, stove, din/room, den, fr/porch,
.elect stove & waler heater, gas heating.
city utilities, call for more details 5 584-
6737 & leave message Both mobile
homes/excellent condition,
SSouthern Villas of Perryll
New Managementll
HUD Vouchers accepted. 10 and 2
botroom HC and non'-HC accessible
aparimelns Call 850-584.8 11 TDD/TT'r
71i J15 PucKett Rd Perry FL 32347.
Equal Housing OpportunnT.
For Rent Small apartment with no
cooking facilities (only microwave and
small refrigerator). 1 private bath. living
room with bld 584-8045.
1/ l26-1 1/25MC

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'Low cost pet vaccinations Saturday.
SNovember 5 from 12 noon-2 pm at Country
Time; Feed in Perry. Dog, cat & horse
vaccination specials. Heart worm test &
coggins, heart worm & flea prevention
available Pick up liyer today at Country
Time Feed.

Bartender at the Beach Bar, male or
female must be mature responsible,
dependable and honest Drug free
workplace Please call and leave
message at (352) 542-9918 or (8501 578-
2827,ask lor Susan.
Madison County Memorial Hospital full
time insurance biller. Mon.-Fri. 8-430.
Experience preferred. Call HR 850-973-
2271 or fax resume to 850-973-8151.

Routeman .(Amusement machines)--
collections, repairs, some electronic skills
' helpful, salaried -position, valid drivers
license, send resume to P.O. Box 1971,
SPerry, FL 32348.
. 10/19-1,1/11 -

uertliiea uileary manager ivauison
Nursing Center (located.in Madison, FL
between Tallahassee and Valdosta, GA)
is a 60-bed Skilled Care Facility, looking
Sfor an energetic and caring team member
to lead our Dietary staff. Prior experience
in a Nursing Home with MDS and Care
Planning is'a "rrmusi' We are small, but
are a part of a wonderful company with
caring individuals who have a desire to
improve the lives of our Residents and
Staff. Call 850-973-4880 Ask ior Jane
Davis, Administrator.
NOW HIRING- An immediate opening for
an experienced journeyman lumber grader
pay is commensurate with experience.
Apply in person at Suwannee Lumber
Company. Contact Duane Driggers. 1-800-
' 0/28-11/11SLC

The City of Perry is accepting
applications for the following
Community Development
S Director
Must possess working knowledge of
all, phases of building construction,
experience in enforcement of building
codes, supplemented with responsible
administrative experience, or some
equivalent combination of experience
and training. State certification as a
general building contractor may be
substituted for field construction

Req: Must have a high school diploma
or equivalency, Meet the certification
requirements for building inspector as
established by the state of Florida.
Completion of two or more years of
college coursework, or any equivalent
combination of training or experience
which provides the required -
knowledge, skills and abilities. Must
have a valid Flonda drvels license.
A complete job description is available
upon request.
Salary Range
S$37,190.40-$50,016.95 :

SPersonnel Office
224 S. Jefferson Street
SPerry, FL 32347
(850) 584-7161

Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Local John Deere Dealership is looking for
an experienced technician to diagnose,
repair and provide general maintenance for
constructor, and forestry equipment
"Qualified candidate must have full range
of lools be customer service oriented, and
require itme supervision
Our company provides a drug-free
environment with competitive pay
excellent health and dental benefits and
401(k) Relirement & Profit Sarrig Plan
Qualified applicants should send resume
to H,R, Manager, P 0 Box 3329 Albany
GA 31706 or mail resume to
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Roofer & Roofer helpers wanted Must have
on vehicle & valid DL: Drug Free work
place, Carpentry Experience a plus.
Please call 386-294-3914
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Employment opportunities at the Boys &
Girls Club of Perry/Taylor County
Unit Director: Job responsibilities to
include but not limited to supervising staff
and volunteers; creating, implementing,
and evaluating programs in all areas of the
club; recruiting and tracking new member;
public relations; maintaining building and
ground; ensuring adequate educational
programming;, and other duties. as
assigned by the Executive Director or
Director of Operations. Minimum
qualifications: Bachelor's degree or
related Boys & Girls Club or other youth
serving. organizational experience.
Bachelor's degree may be substituted with
four years of related experience working
with youth. Salary range: $24,000-
$28,000 per year depending on
experience. Benefits included.
Program Coordinator: Job responsibilities
to include but not limited to supervising
staff and volunteers, creating,
implementing, and evaluating programs in
all areas of the club in cooperation with the
Unit Director; and other duties.as assigned
by the Executive Director or Director of
Operations, or Unit Director;. Minimum
qualifications: Bachelor's degree or
related Boys & Girls Club or other youth
serving organizational experience.-
Bachelor's degree may be substituted with
four years of related experience. Salary
range: $17,000-$21,500. Benefits
package available to qualified applicants.
Part time General Program Staff Job
duties to be determined-on a needs basis
by Unit Director and Program Coordinator.
Minimum qualifications High school
diploma and experience working with
youth. Beginning salary of $6.15 per hour;
negotiable depending on experience. 15-
20 hours per week, more during summer.
Applications should be picked up from and
returned to the Boys & Girls Club
Veteran's Park Unit from 2-6 p.m. Monday
through Friday. Accepting Applications
through Wed. Nov. 9.

The Taylor County Health Department is
recruiting for a Community Health Nursing.
Supervisor, position number 054953
Salary range $32.722.82-$44,212 96. This
is work assessing patient health problems
and needs developing and implementing
nursing care plans, and maintaining.
medical records in the' primary care
program of a public health department.
This employee administers nursing care to
ill. injured, convalescent, or disabled
patients. The incumbent may advise
patients on health maintenance and
disease -prevention or -provrde case
management This work may also include
inspecting facilities and/or evaluating or
providing consultation on health care
programs, services or.policies. The
incumbent will be responsible or
coordinating work and supervising
employees This employee provides
diversified health education both in an
office setting and in community outreach
programs Please apply online at
http'//jobs.myflorida.com lefer to
requisition number 64054953. Only State
of Florida applications will be accepted
Closing date 11.4-05 EOE/AA/VP

Part-time infant nursery attendant needed
for Sunday mornings and special events.
Must be over 18 years old and have prior
experience in providing infant care
SBackground check and fingerprinting will
be required Mail resume including 3
references to first Presbyterian Church,
PO Box 837, Perry, Florida 32348,

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Relief Advocates
Taylor County
Provide crisis intervention and
domestic/sexual violence counseling to
hotline callers and residents. Assist
residents and their children in a
community living environment. Crisis
intervention skills required. Part-time,
every other weekend and vacation
coverage may require some overnights.
Requires Bachelor's degree in social work
or two years related experience.
AA/EOE Refuge House is committed to
respecting and valuing diversity. Please
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Clinical Support Specialist
Knowledge of a variety of software
systems and experience with medical
supplies, records and terminology is
necessary. Some pharmacy related
experience preferred, but not mandatory.
Responsible for maintaining an effective
and easily accessible filing system
regarding patient's usage of medical
supplies. Must be highly organized. This
position is needed for the Madison and
Taylor counties. .
Please apply in person and or on the web
or FAX Resume to (850) 701.1395
Attn: Human Resource Dept.
Or Mail to: 1723 Mahan Center Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Herbicide Applicators, must like the
outdoors, must like to travel, must be 18
no experience necessary, we will train
you. Please apply in person at Randel's
Land clearing and Dev., Inc, 1949 South
Jefferson St..

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with a
major in counseling social, work,
psychology, criminal justice, nursing,
rehabilitation, special education, health
education, or a related human services
field, or a bachelor's degree and two years
full time equivalent experience working
with adults experiencing serious mental
Illness. Valid drivers license. Shift 8 a.m.-
5 p.m./Monday through Friday. Salary:
$10.75 per hour or $12.92 ops status.
For more information and a complete
listing of available positions:
(850)523-3217 or (1800)226-2931
Human Resources 2634-J Capital Circle
N.E. Tallahassee, FL
Pre-Hire Drug Screen & FDLE background
check An Equal Opportunity/.Affirmative
Action Employer Drug-Free Workplace

EPI Ombudsperson/Lead Instructor wanted
at NFCC. This Full, time grant funded
position will serve as liaison between
NFCC, the local school distracts, and the
FL Dept. of Teacher Certification; teach a
minimum of three courses each semester;
serve on College Committees and/orat
satellite locations. Qualifications: Master's
degree with at least eighteen hours of-
graduate level-courses in Educational .
and/or Reading plus classroom teaching
Applications to: Director HR, North Florida
Community College, 325 NW Turner
Davis Drive, Madison Florida 32340. Only
complete application packets considered.
A complete packet includes: letter of
interest: resume and application; copy of
transcripts (unofficial okay). Application
and full job description available at
www.nfcc.edu. Questions call 850-973-
9491 Application packet muct be received
by 11/15,/2005. EOE

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for Jennifer!

Wanted dead or alive; Junk cars, trucks,
tractors, etc. Will buy, sell & trade 4x4 &
truck parts. S*M*A*S*H Towing 386-688-


1989 Chevy Silverado 350, A/C, cruise
control, power windows, great condition
$3,500. 080. Call223-3743

90 Dodge Grand Caravan very good
condition. $1,800. Day 838-9670 Evening

1981 Ford F150 4x4 4 speed w/granny box
$1295. Also a 1984 Jeep Cherokee 4x4
great running vehicle $900, OBO 850-948-
11/2 EC

1988 Ford Conversion Van looks & drives
great $1295. Also a 1988 Buick Skylark.
low mileage, cold A/C. $1995 OBO. 850-

CREDIT UNION is offering for sale a 2001
Toyota Camry 4 door sedan LE with power
windows and door locks and theft recovery
system This car will be sold on "as is"'
basis'and may be inspected at the Credit
Union Monday through Friday from 8:30-

CREDIT UNION is offering for sale a 2002
Ford super crew cab Lariat 4 wheel drive
truck with. extended cab, V8 engine,,
leather and power seats, towing package
bed liner, keyless entry, mileage 57.863
This truck will be sold on "as is" basis
and may be inspected at the Credit Union
Monday through Friday from 8.30 a m. until
4:30 p m

CREDIT UNION is offering for sale a 2004
Chevrolet Sliverado LS 1500 serieswith
extended cab. V8 with power locks and
windows; am/fm stereo with CD player,
rear window defogger, towing package,
keylessentry, ISRV mirrorwith compass &
temperature, mileage 38.378 This truck
will be sold on "as is' basis and may be
inspected at the Credit Union through
Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.

2002 F-150 XLT SuperCab, PW, PL, AT,
cruise & tilt, tow package, 50,000 miles,
blue book $17,225. $14,500 OB. 584-


CREDIT UNION s offering for sale a 2001
Ford Ranger 4 cylinder, 5 speed stick
shift. This truck will be sold on "as is"
basis and may be inspected at the Credit
Union Monday through Friday from 8:30
until 4:30 pm.

4-2-Z Farm and Lawn Services
Harrowing, bush hog mowing, di
rake work and complete lawn
Call 584-6737, leave message.
Free EiTmlT:iie Bucket Truck
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JIjDIri'L ,:lC'i.lli IN AND FOR
:.C, C Ujli, fLCPI-D -
CI.E NI'iUMBER: 2005-CA-168
a Delaware corporation, Plaintif
MICHAEL WRIGHT, et. al., Defend
.-.rl. '-' .F F, IE..-i- L'" Ii1'E LI E
Final:Summary Judgment of. Fo
dated June 22, 2005 entered
No. 2005-CA-168 of the Circuit
and for Taylor County, Florida,
a Delaware Corporation is the
and MICHAEL WRIGHT, et. al.,
-Defendants, I will sell to the
c,.:aa .r -.r c.3ri at the Front Ste
a,., .. .:.ounr, Courthouse, 10
.erie or, Sinieil Perry, Florlda
11:00 AM on 29 day of Nov.,
r'.lli.:..:..,rg described property
ic.nr, in :.ai aFlnal Summary Jud
Fo.Jeci:e.:ure, to wit:
210 FEEi iHEr.CE EAST 210 FEE
tr., 2.1 3j., .- 0: rober 2005.
B rl.1.rt, LaO.O1nee
Dec.ul, C iek 'i .
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loricre c.r Pull.: Hearing
Hearing Dare November 15, 20C
,Subject.. of hearing: 1.) 'Staff
wireless communications-cell
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Street. A copy of this policy r
obtained from the Superlnte
Oscar M. Howard Jr.
Superintendent of Schools
S10/19, 10/26, 1.1/2, 11/9

Notice is hereby given to Leann Nix P.O.
Box 905 Dahlonega, GA 30533, unless
payment is made on Unit A13
(Contents: household goods), contents
will be sold on the 14th. day of
November, 2005, at Handy Rentals Self
Storage, 900 Industrial Park Dr., Perry, FL

Ava e. The Department of Environmental
Available. Protection gives Notice of Its Intent to
(Sespck), Issue to Buckeye Florida, L.P. (Buckeye)
a National Pollution Discharge Elimination
System (NPDES) permit (FDEP file
number FLO00876-001-IW1S), which
includes Water Quality Based Effluent
at a good Limits (WQBEL), an Administrative Order
gs to you. (File No. 011-NED) and an Alternative
38-9050, Dissolved Oxygen Criteria (ADOC)
38-905 (OGC No. 05-1699). The Department of
Environmental Protection is noticing
three separate Agency Actions related
to Buckeye's Industrial wastewater
rAL facility. The facility is located at latitude
rAL 30'3'59" N, longitude 83'33'12" W on One
Buckeye Drive, Perry, Florida 32348 In
G Taylor County.
The proposed NPDES permit and
Administrative Order would authorize
Buckeye to operate a 58 million gallon
per day (design) Industrial wastewater
S treatment system serving a dissolved
kraft pulp mill. The wastewater treatment
system includes a lift station, bar racks, a
320 foot diameter, primary clarifler with
skimming, pond, sludge pumps, 225
acres of sludge storage lagoons with
conveyance structures, apd a 30 acre
? aerated lagoon followed by a 120 acre
Saerated lagoon, with effluent discharge
through Outfall D-001, to the Fenholloway
River at mile point 24.6 upstream of the
est work R RIVer mouth. The proposed NPDES
nsed and permit and Administrative Order would
painting, allow for the construction and operation
airs, home of modifications to the existing
(wood and wastewater treatment and effluent
r, ceramic- disposal system including 'adequate
(home) or wosteweter holding capacity
(potentially a 30 million gallon
wastewater holding pond), secondary
clarification/filtratlon system, an effluent
pump station, a 15.3 mile wastewater
:ypes of transmission pipeline, an effluent
ws, door .:./genaiIon system, and on
s creen ouifalo/aitf.er structure discharging
es, screen through Outfall D-002 at mile point 1.7
exterior. 18- upstream of the mouth of the
ed. Free Fenholloway River. The proposed NPDES
343-1941, permii and 'NQBEL eaollsh enriuenr linmts.
rcial & ana a compliance schedule ror nme
looI*irng parameters Biochemical
Oxygen Demand, Totdl Suspended
Solids, Dissolved Oxygen, Total Nitrogen,
and Total Phosphorus,
e. Please The proposed Administrative Order
Incorporates a compliance schedule
and authorizes Interim effluent limits In
two phases. The first phase Is of an:81-
in Care. month duration. During the first phase
plates. We ne pefrrmee' .viiil ae-Ign ana construct
38-1280. modfl carionr5 to tre industrial
wastewater treatment system. The
second phase Is of a 24-month duration.
The second phase provides for the
corsiruclicr, ano erlliaoion of trme 15.3
rr,,le alllenr1 tr.nimri.;lor, ,iplirIe i
e rijent c./tgenot,:,n s iSern oraia ino
..ullilliallituje sirrjclure Eliiiernr .viil
continue to .dicnarge to re r e r.watrer
n 25 HP portion of the Fenholloway River at the
795. Call current point of discharge (D-001)
throughout both, :phases., Following
construction and verification 'of the
effiueni iransmlii.ibn pipelilre and related
1 structures, the permitted will discharge
through Outfall D-002 at mile point 1.7
upstream of the mouth of the
Fenholloway River. The Administrative
Order requires Buckeye to meet final
permit effluent limits at Outfall D.-002 no
THE 3rd later than 105 months from the date of
TAYLOR issuance of the Administrative Order.,
Buckeye petitioned for Site Specific
S Alternative Crirerla (SSACi Ho.%ever,
ATON the Departmernr nos determined that
ATION the establishment of an ADOC under
f' rule 62-302.500(2)(f), Florlda
Adminislboii'e'Code (F.A.C.), Is more
dants. oDriopiiare rTnn the establishment of a
cS'.C undae rule 62.302 800 F.A.C.. An
iJ..r to a ADOC was aeeelopea ror the lower
reclosure portion of the Fenholloway River and
in Case nearby coastal waters. Criteria were
Court in developed using water quality data
wherein from a nearby reference stream, the
ATION III, Ecohflna River and Its estuary. This river
SPlaintiff system was selected as a surrogate
are the system due to its similarity with the
highest Fenholloway River with regard to
ps of the drainage Inputs, slope, and geographic
38 North location, and because the system Is
32347, at .largely unaltered with few
2005 the anthropogenic Influences. The
as set Department's analysts support the
gment of conclusion that lower Dissolved Oxygen I
concentrations in the Lower
COUNTY, Fenholloway River system are due to
RTHEAST natural conditions. The ,Dissolved
OF THE Oxygen water quality criteria are further
ST 1/4 OF refined to reflect seasonal differences
I, RANGE due to natural conditions. The ADOC
9.8 FEET, ,represents a change to state surface
'OINT OF water quality standards, which'will be
2TO FEET, submitted to the Environmental
E SOUTH Protection Agency for formal review
T. DATED and approval.
A copy of the administrative record
Including the proposed Permit, fact
sheet amended fact sheet,
Admlnisnrali'e Oraer. Final Oiaer granting
-ne ADOC ana permit application may
be obtained by writing to Vincent A.
Selbold, Northeast District Office, 7825
5 :Baymeadows Way, Suite 200B,
use of jackson.ille FL 32256-7590, by calling
phones. 904-807-3301, by emailing
averagee Vincent.selbold@dep.state.fl.us, or by
vl.sltlig our webslte at
TAYLOR www.dep.state.fl.us/Northeast/Current-
EARING. Toplcs/Buckeyerhtm.
IVAL OF The Department will Issue the NPDES
', ILL BE permit, the Administrative Order. ona rhe
EEiirC-. ADOC unless a timely petition for an
END TO administrative hearing Is filed under
RNS. THE Sections 1.20.569 and 120.57, Florida
AT THE Statutes, within twenty-one days of
CHO,OL receipt of notice. The procedures for
tr, Clark petitioning for a hearing are set forth
nay be below.
ndent's A person whose substantial Interests are
affected by the Departmentis
proposed permitting decision and
associated agency actions may
petition for an administrative


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proceeding (nearing) under Sections
120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. A
person whose substantial interests are
affected may petition for an
administrative hearing on any one or
more of the three separate agency
actions; however, the petition must
.specifically identify the agency action
or actions that are being challenged.
The petition must contain the information
set forth below and must be filed
(received by the clerk) in the Office of
General Counsel of the Department at
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail
Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida
Administrative Code, a person may
request enlargement of the time for filing
a petition for-an administrative hearing.
The request must be filed (received by
the clerk) in the Office of General
Counsel before the end of the time
period for. filing a petition for an
administrative hearing.
Petitions filed by any persons other than
those entitled to written notice under
Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must
be filed within twenty-one days of
publication of the notice or within
twenty-one days of receipt of .the
written notice, whichever occurs first.
Under Section.120.60(3), Florida Statutes,
however, any person who has asked
the Department for notice of agency
action may file a petition within twenty-
one days of receipt of such notice,
regardless of the date of publication.
The petitioner shall, mail a copy of the
petition to the applicant at the address
indicated above at the time of filing.
The failure of any person to file a petition
or request for enlargement of time within
twenty-one days of receipt .of notice
shall constitute a waiver of that person's
right to request an administrative
determination (hearing) under Sections
120.569 and 120.57,, Florida Statutes. Any
subsequent intervention (in a
proceeding-Initiated by another party)
will be only at the discretion of the
presiding officer'upon the filing of a
motion In compliance with Rule 28-
106.205, Florida Administrative Code.
A.petition thatdlsoule; he m aleill fa,:' I:
on which the Deparrntenrti ag.en.:,.
actions are based must contain the
following Information:
(a) The name, address, and telephone
number of each petitioner; the name,
address, and telephone number of the
petitioner's ,representative, If any; the
Department identification number for
the agency actions) being petition
(listed above) and the county In which
the subject matter or activity is located;
(b) A statement of how and when each
petitioner received. notice of the
Department action;.
(c) A statement of how each
petitioner's substantial Interests are
affected by the Depprtment action;
(d) A statement o' olr diS.purea lIues or
material fact. If mere a'e none. rhe
petition must so Indicate;
(e) A statement -of facts that the,
petitioner contends warrant reversal or
modification of the Department action;
(f) A concise statement of the ultimate
facts alleged, as well as the rules and
statutes which entitle the petitioner to
Jelief; and
(g) A statement of the relief sought by
the petitioner, stating precisely the
action that the petitioner wants the-
Department to take.

Mediation is not available.
Because the administrative hearing
process is designed to formulate final
agency action, the filing of a petition
means that the Departmentis final action
may be different from the position taken
by it in this notice. Persons whose
substantial interests will be affected by
any such final decision of the
Department have the right to petition to
become a party to the proceeding, in
accordance with the requirements set
forth 6bove.

The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting sealed
proposals for the Geotechnical
Investigation of Green Street/ San Pedro
Qualified firms or individuals desiring to
provide the required products or
services must submit nine (9) packages
in a sealed envelope or similar
package marked'"Sealed Proposal for
Geotechnical Investiaation of Green
Street/ San Pedro Road" to the Clerk of
Court, 1st Floor Courthouse, 108 North
Jefferson St, Suite 102, or P.O. Box 620,
Perry, Florida 32348, to arrive no later
than 4:00 p.m. local time, on Tuesday,
November 29, 2005. All Proposals Must
have the respondent's name and
mailing address clearly shown on the
outside of the envelope or package
when submitted. Proposals will be
opened and respondents announced
at 6:20 p.m. local time, or as soon
thereafter as practical on Tuesday,,
November 29,2005, in the Taylor County
Administrative Complex, 201 East Green
Street, Perry Florida 32347,
Proposal information MUST be obtained
from the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson Street,
Suite' 102, Perry, Florida 32348,. (850)838-
The County reserves the right, in its sole
and absolute discretion, to reject any or
all proposals, to cancel or withdraw this
solicitation at any time and waive any
Irregularities In the proposal process. The
County reserves the right to award any
contract to the respondent which it
deems to offer the best overall service;
therefore, the county is not bound to
award any contracts) based on the
lowest quoted price.'The County; in its
sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to waive any minor
defects in the process and to accept
the proposal deemed to be in.the
County's best Interest. The County, in its
sole and absolute discretion, also
reserve the right to assign a local
business preference in an amount of
five (5) percent of the proposal price
pursuant to Taylor County Ordinance
No. 2003-12. No faxed proposals will be
accepted. Additional Information may
be obtained from: .
Kenneth Dudly, County Engineering
201 East Green Street
Perry, FL 32347
(850) 838-3500
By the order of the Boaid of County-
Commissioners, Taylor County, Florida.

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Honorable Malcolm Page
Board of County Commissioners District I

Honorable Clay Bethea Honorable Darrell Whiddon
Board of County Commissioners District III School Board District III

Honorable Kenneth Dennis
School Board District V

The Value Adjustment Board meets each year to hear petitions and render decisions
relating to ad valorem tax assessments, exemptions, tax deferrals, and classifications.


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6

Type Number of Total Number of Total Number Reduction-
Exemption Number of Assessments of Requests in Taxable Shift in
of Requests Exemption Reduced by for Value Due Tax
Property Granted by Requests the Board Assessment to Board Dollars
the Board Reductions Action

Residential 0 0 0 1 0 0

Commercial 0 1 0 2 0 0

Industrial and 0 0 0 0

Agricultural or
Clasified use 0 0 0 0 0

Machinery and 0 0 0 0 0 0

Vacant Lots
and Acreage 0 0 0 0 0 0

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B-JThe Taco Times November 2, 2005
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All Grocery

General Merchandise

Frozen Foods

Dairy Items
Offer good for a limited time.
(excluding fresh meat, beer, wine, tobacco, packaged meat,
frozen meat products, milk, eggs & bread)

Attention Customers
It has been our pleasure to serve this
area since 1988. However, we will be
closing on Nov. 18,2005, to remodel this
location into a Save-A-Lot Supermarket.
We are very excited about this change.
Save-A-Lot will sell the highest quality
meats, produce and grocery products at
the lowest possible price with the same
great service and friendly staff.
We look forward to having you shop
with us in our modern, renovated
building at the same convenient location.
Thank you,
Foodland, Inc.

Check Out

These Deals!
Prices good
Perry Shopping Center 584-2565
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$4.99 LB.


$1.29 LB.
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