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Taylor County
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March 1, 2006 Tree Capital of the South 2 Sections Our 45th Year, No. 9

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Relay season is fast approaching
and local teams are kicking off their
fund-raising efforts.
The Taylor County Health
{Department Relay for Life team is up
: first, serving a hot dog lunch Friday,
March 3.
Hot dogs, chips, a drink and dessert
will be offered for $3 donations.
Deliveries are available with any order
i of five or more.-
STo place an order, call 584-5087,
ext. 70. Orders may also be faxed to
SThe team will follow up the lunch
with a yard sale Saturday, March 4, at
2164 Kasper Street (off Woods-Creek
Road), from 8 a.m. to noon.
"Lots of good stuff!" is advertised for
the St. James Relay for Life yard sale
I; also planned Saturday, March 4, at
170 East Center Street, starting at
8 a.m.
i Items for .sale will include an IBM
typewriter, copy machine, two
complete Yamaha stereo systems, a
microwave, Singer sewing machine
I and much more.
All proceeds from each event
benefit the American Cancer Sbciety.
Taylor County's annual Relay for
Life event will be held April 7-8 at the
Taylor County High School track.

iee the (Jr. iss):
Meet the Florida Jr. Miss candidates
during a "Picnic in the Park"
sponsored by the Perry/Taylor County
Chamber of Commerce today
(Wednesday), beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The event will be held at City Park.
-The nine young ladies from Gulf,
Nassau, Seminole, St. Johns, Taylor
and Santa Rosa counties will compete
-Saturday, March 4, for the title of
r-Florida's Junior Miss, 2006.

S Community
yard sale
The monthly .Sons of AMVETS
Community Yard Sale will be held this
Saturday, March 4.
The yard sale, which will run from
7 a.m. until 2 p.m., is located at 2499
Woods Creek Rd. Spaces are
available for a. $5 donation each (a six-
foot table will be provided for each
'space). Walk-ins are welcome as
space is available.
To reserve a space, call Mark ,Viola
a at :584-5513 or 584-8807 (after
5 p.m.).

Festival board
meets today
The Florida Forest Festival Board of
Directors will meet today
(Wednesday) at 3:30 p.m., at the
Perry/Taylor County Chamber of
Included on the agenda will be
discussion of the festival slogan and
:current event chair vacancies.
Anyone unable to attend is asked to
:call the festival office at 584-TREE
:(8733) or e-mail Chairman Mark Viola
:at mark@perrynewspapers.com.

SLiving...page A-35
Sports... page A-6
Remligion...page A-7
: Comlimunity...page B-1
: Editorial...page B-2

Kendrick enlists

community for

'war on drugs'

State Rep. Will Kendrick was in
town Monday to meet with city
officials to discuss Perry's illegal
drug woes and ended up going for
a drive-through of neighborhoods
which law enforcement officers
have targeted as having "high drug
During the meeting, which was
also attended by Perry Mayor
Emily Ketring, City Manager Bob
Brown and Perry Police Chief
Wayne Putnal, Kendrick applauded
the stepped-up efforts of Perry
Police Department and Taylor
County Sheriffs Office in the "war
against drugs."

Kendrick said one of the factors
which hinders local enforcement is
the time which it takes Florida
Department of Law Enforcement
(FILE) to process evidence
gathered at crime scenes.
Currently, it takes an average of
100 days from the time the
evidence is sent to Tallahassee, for
the results to return to Perry..
Kendrick said the delay, in part,
stems from the number of. FILE
agents being sent elsewhere,
following hurricanes and other
disasters, creating a shortage of
'"* Please see page 2

According to reports

Drug arrests are

made 'daily' here

Taylor County law.enforcement
officers are making drug arrests
almost daily, judging from reports
filed with Perry Police Department
(PPD) and Taylor County Sheriffs
Office (TCSO).
. The most recent arrests are
detailed below:
It was reported that on Saturday,
Feb. 26, PPD Ptl. Wesley Cooper
saw Willie A. Williams, driving
south on Hwy. 19. Cooper said he
-knee. %Williams did not have a
current drivers license so he
initiated a traffic stop.
When asked about his license,
Williams admitted to not owning a
valid license. Williams was
arrested and placed in Cooper's
cruiser, where he admitted to
having a bag of marijuana under
the driver's seat of his car.
The passenger, Michael L.
Sparrow, 25, got out of the car and

confirmed that the illegal drug was
indeed in the car. Cooper began a
search of the vehicle and found the
marijuana, but also found a bottle
containing crack cocaine in the
glove compartment, as was an
additional bag of marijuana and a
bag of powdered cocaine.
Both men were arrested and
charged with possession of cocaine
within 1,000 feet of a church and
possession of less than 20 grams of
cannabis. Williams also .received
an additional charge of driving
with suspended or revoked driver's
TCSO Dep. Brian Cruse
reported that recently, Florida
Highway Patrol Trp. Brian Lundy
asked if he could help transport
one of three suspects he had
stopped at the intersection of Boyd
"'* Please see page 8


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Taylor Energy Center representative ves fielded a variety of questions regarding the
power plant project.

.i.,i Turnout

'.Z ..'delights'

STEC reps
An estimated 80 visitor. took
..;,part in an Open House hosted
.b-, Taylor Energg Center TECi
,Thur sda. and reprepenaativer
said theN were "dehighted"bM
the turnout.
... .aid "they .-.w-re delighteds'.

.The Perr e poman's Club
served a, the backdrop for
dozens of0 informational-
displays detailing the billicin
dollar coal-fired popH er plant
nth lo o of bThe received a lot of goodE
questions and rre had a lot of
h people say they supported the
k}; plant," TEC Public Relations
Specialist Diane Burel said.
S. There was just a real good
..-:--,-.,.;.Pbster-size maps pinpointed the exact location of the
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5y.:: p~l ,nned .0t n .. . .. ..

Under new policy

Cell phone use 'on hold' for teachers

The Taj lor County School Board staffs use of wireless
upgraded t' o district policies at a communications, or cell phones.
public hearing held during a Superintendent of Schools Oscar'
regularlN scheduled meeting held Howard Jr. began by saying that he
Monday night. understood that "in this electronic'
The first policy involves district ,age, we all have cell phones.
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However, there is no time for
personal cell phone use in the
A parent who attended the
meeting told board members that
her child had a teacher who

Whirlwind tour '
The nine Florida Junior Miss contestants were the guests of the Perry Rotary Club for lunch
Tuesday, one of many stops they are making throughout this week. Above, the young ladies pose
with Jr. Miss Director for Public Relations Deidra Newman and Rotarian Daryll Gunter. Each of
the candidates gave a short autobiographical presentation, providing background on their
education and extracurricular activities, as well as their future goals for college and careers.
Next on the agenda is a picnic at City Park today (Wednesday) at 11:30 a.m. for a meet-and-
greet event. The Florida Junior Miss program will be begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the
Taylor County High School gymnatorium.

. "reportedly uses her personal cell
phone for personal calls at various
times during the day, interrupting
studies, leaving the children to sit
and wait for her to get through with
her calls," which is one reason the
new policy is being instituted.
The new policy reads: "It is
essential that the Taylor County
School system offer an
environment that fosters learning
and is without unnecessary
interruptions. The use of wireless
communications by school staff for

personal calls during the school
day (7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., is
prohibited, except during staff
members planning time, lunch, and
before and after school.
"Cell phones are also permitted
at extra-curricular activities.
"Tihe Taylor County School
District will not be responsible for
any damage to, loss or theft of a
wireless communication device."
Last year, the board passed a
",* Please see page 8

Hoover to head

emergency mgt.

Brianne Hoover has been named Taylor County's new Emergency
Management director.
Hoover has served in that role on an interim basis since last June, when
then director Roy Woods resigned. At the time, she was the county's animal
control supervisor, a position in which she continued during the past
According to Hoover, animal control personnel will continue to report to
her as part of her duties as emergency management director.
Hoover has lived in Taylor County for the past two years, but she and
her husband, Jerry Hoover, who is a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, have
owned land here for 11 years.
Before moving to Taylor County, she lived in North Carolina, where she
was a firefighter.
"Our mission in emergency management is to prepare all year round for
any event that could possibly happen," she said.
"I'm enjoying .the position. I started with Hurricane Dennis and worked
out a good relationship with the people at the state. At this point I couldn't
imagine doing anything else."
She credited the cooperation her office receives from the Taylor County
Sheriffs Office, Perry Police Department and the Taylor County School
District with the county's preparedness.
"-* Please see page 2

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A-2 The Taco Times March 1, 2006

(Top photo) This year's "Doing What's Right" award honorees were, left to right, Lori
Freeman, Jack Brown, Kristy Goodman, Allison Bishop, Amy Knowles and Lori Wiggins. (Bottom
photo) Keynote speaker Patti Wood, left, chats with Donna Rowell. Wood, a leading body language
expert, shared tips ranging from how to deliver a winning handshake to what signs to look for
when sormneone is lying.

Power plant to be 'in service'

Continued from page 1
feeling overall and we are so glad
everyone came out to see us."
The Open House was the second
of two events staged in Taylor
County. A similar meeting was
held in Steinhatchee Feb. 16 .
"While 'the. a turnout in
Steinhatchee was a little smaller

than the one in Perry, we felt it was
productive and we got to meet
some of our neighbors in that area.
It was a positive experience," Burel
A timeline presented at
Thursday's reception show a
projected date of May 2012 for the
plant to be "in service."
Capital costs for the plant will

by May 2012
top $1.5 billion. Some 1,5000 jobs
are projected during peak
construction.and 180 full-time jobs
are planned once the plant is fully
Opponents to the plant staged a
small demonstration across the
street from the Woman's Club
while the Open House was in

'le FCOrida Junior MIiss Inc.

Boardof Directors

Rick &' Reba O0cott, Randy &' Veidra 1rewman, Mark & Lori Wiggins,
gary & 8emy Knowles andgftllison Bishop

woufd ike toT'Thank Our Sponsors:

T'avyor County T"ourism Council
Perry/T'ayfor County Chamber of Commerce
Chairman .Dary(Cun ter and County Commissioners.
'Mayor Emnfly 9~4tring and City of Perry
%MichaeCl'T'omyson & .T'aylor County School Board'
-reg TP4f.rbt Tarker rLaw irm "
Ba6s 'Radfff ,lume & Radcliff CTP
Chapyell Properties of Keaton .each and Ocala
Lisa 4trrowood- Ta for gymnastics & 8Dance
'ICom anf !Fdairyoint
Lynda gunter, Rg'f ani f'w dimensions gym
NMama's qtaCian TFamilfy ~'staurant
Joyce's MainStreet Cafe
SRosehfead Junc.tion
Tiddlers Restaurant of: Stiniaatrchee
goodman's Bar6eque of ~'erry
Progress Energy .
Tflyor Ener J:
Merri yn:i .
TFoey T'imber and Lands :,: '"
Johnson's 'Bakery
Perry Effs Loadie .
Perry Rotary CL ub
'Perry Kiwanis Club
Perry Optimist CCub
Deblie's jewefs W,
0Bo66y `_ yndla Edwards Scholarshi
Perry fewspay ers, Inc. _.
,Beta Sigma Phi
'Buckeye Technologies
Sisters' Mercantile
q- ost Iome Famifies
Official Photographer Photos &I Frames
Official'Florist Zieger's florist

Timberland Ford received the "Director's Choice" member award. Timberland's Brett
Falicon, center, accepted the award presented by Chamber Director Dawn Taylor, left, and Board
Chairman Sandy Beach-Marining. The evening also included a silent auction that saw every item
bid on and won.

Chamber banquet soars

with 'Great Expectations'

The Perry/Taylor County "invaluable" tool in business. --County Commissioner Jaizk
Chamber of Commerce exceeded A special highlight of the Brown, who "aside from a stressful
its own "Great' Expectations" evening was the presentation of the job and his contributions to servitig
during a glittering social held "Doing What's Right" awards. :-' on the county commission, t~iis
Friday night at Perry Elks Lodge. This year's honorees were: :'i. person goes beyond that in doing
A capacity crowd gathered for --Volunteer Lori Freeman, "who what's right for the citizens of
the annual banquet, which toasted has been instrumental in the Taylor County, volunteering for
the' previous year's success and success of a local organization that many local civic organizations and
celebrated the individuals who helps those in need during difficult projects. Not only has this person
helped the organization meets its times in their .lives. She has given financial support to the Boys
goals. volunteered countless hours in ., & Girls Club, the March of Dimes,
Among the accomplishments helping those who need shelter and United Way and the Rotary Club,
touted by 2006 Chairperson Sandy are directly affected by substance, he has also given of his time in
Beach-Manning were: abuse in their family., She has supporting what : these
_-"The Florida-State Bluegrass organized fund-laisers and collects organizations stand for. In addition
Festival, which has an estimated donations to see that these to all that he does for the
economic impact of $1,000,000. individuals get the help they so community, he still has -time to
With financial support from the desperately need. She is never devote to missionary work for his
Tourism Development Council compensated for the kindness slie church. This is a typical selfless
(TDC), the chamber single- has given away so freely and act that he does for the betterment
handedly started and grew this believes in what she does for her of others. He is a principled man
event, community, not wanting to lbe with a great deal of integrity who
... ."The. Taylor C.County__.Guide.. cognizedzd for her thoughtfulness." always seeks to 'do what's right' for
which promotes Taylor County. --Florida Forest Festival Little his community."
--"The Taylor County Small King & Queen Pageant chair --Florida Forest Festival Jri, Miss
Business Outreach Center which Kristy Goodman, "a volunteer Co-Chairs Lori Wiggins, Allison
assisted in the opening of two new. from the ,heart who devotes -many Bishop and Amy Knowles. "These
businesses and helped countless hours, olumeering with children i, three women have given of their
existing businesses with small our community. During her o'-n' time and talents in helping to shape
business issues and problems. time this person has volunteered iri. the lives of young women. For
--"The, administration of coordinating, one of the most many years, they have coordinated
numerous grants that enhance 'popular royal events held each year one of the "sta.te's.,.largest
tourism efforts, help local in Taylor County. Not only has she scholarship programs for Taylor
industries with technical problems, helped, keep this event alive and County. This program makes
establish environmental programs -well, she has brought something, available to young women in
fer our community and our local special to it that no one else has'. Taylor County, a great opportunity
schools and help us promote Taylor Even as a teenager, you -uould to learn more about themselves,
County." have seen her volunteering with the gain confidence and as well as earn
Beach-Manning also recognized Little King & Queen Pageant scholarships to help them foster
out-going chair Mark Southerland rounding the children up as the\ their educational goals. Together,
for his "dedicated service" to the readied for their big day. Now, hat these three remarkable young
chamber board, she has two little ones of her own, women have helped' in
The Director's Choice Award she is passing the torch to coordinating a program that
was presented to Timberland Ford. someone else, but we would like to recognizes and rewards young
Accepting the, honor was let her know how much we women in our county."
Timberland's Brett Falicon. appreciate her and how much she 'Also recognized were the
Keynote speaker Patti Wood has done for the chamber, the major sponsors for the 2006
,entertained with 'litany of Florida Forest Festival and the chamber banquet were: Citizens
information regarding body community in coordinating the Bank of Perry, Taylor
language and how reading Little King & Queen Pageant each Energy Center and Sports-
someone correctly can be an year." Craft/Sea Strike.

Residents urged to form own

neighborhood watch groups

Continued from page 1
evidence handlers in Tallahassee.
"FILE is attempting tq fill empty
positions right now," Kendrick
said. "Hopefully, when this is done,
it will help shorten the time from
when a crime' takes place, to when
it goes before a judge."
Additional funding for overtime
pay to law enforcement. officers
and additional manpower were
noted as additional weapons to
fight drug use.
Kendrick also applauded the
"brave citizens," of a Calhoun and
Julia street neighborhood, who
used their Neighborhood
Crime Watch to help law
enforcement officers bring down-a
drug dealer who was in their
Ketring said more people need to
be active in their neighborhoods.
"When you help initiate a
neighborhood watch group," she
said, "nobody is asking you to
spend every waking minute spying
out the window or door.
"We ask that you meet once
quarterly, four times a year (or
more if you so choose), and discuss

what you've seen or noticed and
decide what action you should
take," she added.
PPD Ptl. Lin Gray, whi 'is
neighborhood watch coordinator,
agrees. .. '-.
"Nobody knows what goes on in
a neighborhood, like a resident of
that neighborhood," said Gray.
"We encourage and ;urge
residents to join together and meet
periodically and discuss 'what the\
see concerning suspicious activist
and pass it along to us. ;. ;:.*
"The program is working," he
added. "We made two arrests a
couple of weeks ago because of
one neighborhood watch group.

"We want to get the. word out.
Don't just stand in your yard or sit
on your porch talking about how
bad the drug dealers are in your
neighborhood," Gray said.
"The police department cannot
do this alone. We need your
information because we realize
that everyone wants a safe
neighborhood for their children
and themselves," he added. "Call
me and let's join forces to clean
Perry up."
. If you would like information on
forming a neighborhood watch
group, please contact Gray at the
police department by calling 584-

Preparedioess workshops

set to educate community

Continued from page 1
"We're planning several workshops prior to hurricane season to help
educate people," Hoover said, although no dates have been announced yet.
Hoover welcomes anyone who has questions to call the Emergeftcy
Management office at 838-3575.

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A-3The Taco Times March 1,2006

Photo session at Keaton Beach

Jr. Miss contestants tour Perry,

find out about 'Nature's Coast'

Eric Stokes, Ashley Harris

Harris, Stokes to wed

on St. George Island
Arlene gnd Troy Harris of Perry announce the engagement of their
daughter. Ashley, to Eric Stokes of PerrN. the son of Billy Sue Wyman of
Perry and the late Hank Stokes,.
The bride-to-be is the' granddaughter of Earl and Betty Young, and
,3Barbara and Larry Harris, all .of Perry. Grandparents of the prospective
groom are E.W. Whiddon of Perry and the late Faye Whiddon, Joyce and.
Henry Stokes. '
'An April 1, 2006, wedding is planned at the Buccaneer' Inn on St.,
'-George Island. All friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend.
.5 .~ ~ ~~ .I '

On Saturday night, nine Jr.
Miss contestants who have already
been narrowed down from over 60
candidates across the state of
Florida, will compete for more
than $750,000 in college-specific
scholarships and the right to
represent Florida in Mobile, Ala.,
at the 2006 America's Junior Miss
In an array of red, white and
!blue patriotism based on this
year's "All American Girl Theme,"
the nine young women from
across the state of Florida arrived
in Perry on Saturday, Feb,. 25, for'
an orientation luncheon sponsored
by Main Street Cafe. "At this
luncheon the young ladies said
'good bye' to their natural parents,
and cell phones, and met their host
parents for a week of lots of
practice and special events
throughout Taylor County," said
Rick Olcott who is serving as
president of the board presenting
the state program in Perry.
"America's Junior Miss, is a
program that emphasizes education
by :providing scholarship-
opportunities to outstanding,
college-bound high school senior
girls, and is meant to encourage
personal development in all young
people through the Be Your Best
Self outreach program, promoting
life values and excellence," Olcott
explained. "We are proud to be a
part of that goal."
"Immediately following the
orientation luncheon, the. Jr. Miss
.candidates toured downtown Perry
judging the Downtown Marquee
Contest and then put in a full day
of practice," said Deidra Newman,
.in charge. of public relations and
marketing for the state program.
Their first day here ended with a
Down-Home Dinner sponsored by.
Gopdman's Barbeque.

Taylor County is hosting the
State Jr. Miss program this year in
Perry, bringing hundreds of visitors
to the community.
When: March 4

Where: Taylor County
High School
Time: 6 p.m.

Tickets: $5.00
k (available at the door)

"Sunday evening, after attending
local churches with their host
parents and then a long afternoon
of practice, the girls enjoyed a 'trip
back in time' at a dinner sponsored
by and held at Rosehead Junction,"
Newman said.
Monday brought another full
day of practice but "they ended
their night with a 'Meet and Greet'
with past Junior Miss contestants
during a fun 'get to know you
social' --complete with disc
jockey-- sponsored by Rodney
Schwab and MA Rigoni, Inc.,
held at the Rigoni CookShack.
On Tuesday, the candidates went
into "business mode," said
Newman, as they spoke with local
business med and women during

Wedding reminders

the Perry Rotary luncheon
Tuesday night, they were guests
of honor at a VIP Dinner where
they met "the very important
sponsors of their program," said
Newman. The VIP Dinner was
sponsored by Mama's Italian
restaurant which laid out the red
carpet for the Junior Miss
Candidates, board members and
sponsors, she added.
Today. the young women make
a trip to Doctors' Memorial
Hospital for a facility tour, before
attending the public Picnic in the
Park, sponsored by the Taylor
County Cookers and the
Perry/Taylor County Chamber of
"The young ladies then head to,
Perry Elementary School where
they are to teach a 'Be Your Best
Self' class to our local third,
fourth' and fifth graders," said
Newman. They will be judged on
their presentations for the
opportunity to win scholarships
Saturday night.
"They then make their way to
our Nature Coast and Keaton
Beach for group photos, dining on
fine seafood thanks to Fiddler's
Restaurant in Steinhatchee. Then
they head off to a Pajama Party
and Movie Night," said Newman.
The jam-packed week in' Perry
continues with upcoming dress
rehearsals as Saturday nears.

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' Stephanie Rock Montgomery and Micah Harris remind-friends and
relatives of iheir wedding on Saturdayv. Match, 4, at 2 p.m. The wedding:
and reception will be held at 1523' E.' Royal Oak Dr. in Leisure
Retreats, Keaton Beach Road.

Cannon-Hif .
Sandra Cannon and Jesse Hill remind friends and family members of
their wedding Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. in the First Presbyterian
Church of Perry on Plantation Road. ,,,

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wedding Saturday, March 4, at 4 p.m. in Athena Baptist Church.

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All Your Family

Perry Elks Lodge #1851.
Third Annual Spring Music Festival

Karaoke Contest

Festivities will be held on the .
grounds in front of the Elks Lodge

Saturday, March 4th
Fun for the Entire Family!
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
(The public is invited at no charge)

( Children's Contest (age 16 & below)
First Round Friday, March 3
1t Prize $100 2nd Prize $50
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Bulldogs battle weather,

opponents in past week

The Taylor County High
baseball team had to battle Mother
Nature and other teams over the
past week as it had one game
rained out and another shortened
due to excess fog.
The Bulldogs (2-3) defeated
Rickards 4-3 last Tuesday in a
-fog-shortened, five-inning contest
at Pace Field.
Brice Cade got the start for the
'Dogs on the mound, pitching
three innings while striking out
two and giving up only one earned
Brandon Mock came on in relief
:to get the win. Mock struck out
S> three while giving up only one hit.
S At the plate, Alex Kramer went
-3 2-3 with two doubles and two
SRBIs. Daniel Joiner, Mock and
.: Jake Meacham chipped in one hit
apiece with Meacham's final
.inning triple driving in the game-
winning run.
STaylor. County's game Friday
with Santa Fe was rained out
setting up Saturday's contest with
:, Port St. Joe.
ou The Bulldogs had their best
outing yet at the plate against St.
f Joe but still came up on the short
: end of a 12-10 decision.
e Seven TCHS batters produced
10 hits and 10 runs but the

15-U tryouts

March 15-16
The Babe Ruth Baseball 15 and
under league will hold tryouts and
registration March 15 and 16 at
5:30 p.m.
The league is for youngsters,
ages 13 through 15, as of April 30,
Players must attend one of the
tryout dates and go through basic.
baseball fund amen i IAtrF
participants should bring their
gloves and come dressed to play
Registration will be held at the
Loughridge Park Field on Hwy.
98. The fee is $40 per player. All
who register by the appropriate
dates will be drafted on to a team.
For more information contact
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Bulldogs gave up 12 hits and 12
runs to Port St. Joe.
Top hitters for the 'Dogs were
Alex Kramer, who went 1-4 with
a home run, and Daniel Joiner,
who had two .hits (including a
double) in five trips to the plate.
Brian Lynn also blasted a home
run and Brandon Mock went 2-4.

Knotching one hit each were
Josiah Anderson, Zach Bowden,
Billy Joe Wigglesworth and Jake
Taylor County was slated to
take on Suwannee Tuesday before
traveling to Bellevue Thursday
and North Florida Christian on

Date Opponent Site Time
Feb. 10 Santa Fe Preseason Classic Away 4:00 pm
Feb..11 Santa Fe Preseason Classic Away 11:00 am
Feb. 13 Rickards Away 7:00 pm
Feb. 16 Wakulla Away 7:00 pm
Feb. 17 NFC Home 6:00 pm
Feb. 21 Rickards Home 7:00 pm
Feb. 23 Santa Fe Home 6:00 pm
Feb. 25 Port St. Joe Home 1:00 pm
Feb. 28 Suwannee Home 7:00 pm
March 2 Bellevue Away 7:00 pm
March 4 NFC Away 11:00 am
March 6 Maclay Home 6:00 pm
March 7 Santa Fe, Away 6:00 pm
March 11 Madison Home 3:00 pm'
March 13 Hamilton Home 6:30 pm
March i6 FL High Away 6:30 pm
March 1'8 Bellevue Home TBA
March 20 Lincoln National Invitational Away TBA
March 28 Maclay Away 4:00 pm
March 30 Suwannee, Away 7:00 pm
April 4 Madison Away 5:00 pm
April 6 Hamilton Away 6:30 pm
April 8 Port St. Joe Aa/ 1-0'"if'
April 11 Dixie County Away 7:00 pm
April 13 FL High Home 7:00 pm
April 18 Lafayette Home 7:00 pm
April 20 Wakull.a Home 7:00 pm
April 25 District Tourney Hamilton Away TBA
April 27 District Tourney Hamilton Away TBA

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FSU speakers
At an end-of-the season party honoring the Taylor County Middle School girls' soccer team,
two special guests were featured. Toby Ranck and Colette Swenson, who play on the women's
soccer team at FSU, were the surprise guests. "The girls loved having them and it was pretty
cool," said Coach Dale Brewer. Ranck and Swenson are pictured (back row) with the middle
school athletes.

Following one-month closure

Trout season re-opens

The speckled (spotted) seatrout
season re-opens Wednesday after
a month's closure in Florida's
northwest region, which includes
the waters off the Taylor County
Trout season closes each year
during February in the state's
northwest and northeast regions.
For the state's south region, it
closes for two months in
November and DecEmber.
Regulators define the northwest
region as north of an area near the
Pasco-Hernando County line to
the Alabama and Florida border.
Daily recreational bag limits

also vary. Here in the Northwest
(and thenortheast), anglers may
keep five fish per day within the
15 to 20-inch slot except that one

fish within the five-fish limit may
be over 20 inches.
In the south region, only four
fish may been taken daily.

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Ash Wednesday services today

Catholics plan
morning, evening mass
Today is Ash Wednesday which
marks the beginning of the season
of Lent. Immaculate Conception
Catholic Church will hold mass at
9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. for the
Distribution of the Ashes.
The weekly mass schedule is
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at
5:30 p.m., and Tuesday and
Thursday at 9 a.m.
Local members and friends are
reminded that the Parish Mission
will be March 5-7 at the church
with Deacon Santiago speaking
after all masses on March 4 and 5.
TWo Ash Wednesday
services at St. James
h St. James Episcopal Church will
hold Ash Wednesday services
today at noon and 7 p.m. The
community is invited to attend.

Presbyterians observe
Ash Wednesday
An Ash Wednesday service of
worship is planned in the sanctuary
of First Presbyterian Church
tonight at 7. Members of the
community are cordially invited to
this service, and to the fellowship
supper which will precede the

service at 5:45 p.m. in the
fellowship hall.
Revival services
Holy Faith Tabernacle Church
will continue revival services at
7:30 p.m. through Saturday, March
4. Guest speaker will be Pastor
John Howell of Valdosta, Ga.
The church is located at 1609
Woodard Street in Perry. For more
information, please call 223-1514
or 584-8981.
Men's Ministry plans
The Men's Ministry of New
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
will celebrate its first anniversary
on Sunday, March 5, at 3 p.m. The
theme will be, "Young Men
Moving Forward." President
Eddie Williams and Pastor
Roosevelt Knight invite everyone
to attend.
Revival begins at
Calvary Baptist
John Welborn will lead revival
services at Calvary Baptist Church
Sunday, March 5, through
Wednesday, March 8. Sunday
services are planned at 10:45 a.m.

and 6 p.m., and weeknight services
at 7. A nursery will be provided for
children age 3 and younger.
The church is located at 2959
Golf Course Road.

Bible lessons offered at
Spring Warrior
Spring Warrior Church of Christ
invites the community to a series of
Bible lessons led by Frank
Jamerson March 5-10. The church
is five miles south of Perry, just off
U.S. 19 on S. Red Padgett Road.
For more information, please call
Jeff Himmel at 584-5176.
Scheduled times are 9:30 a.m.,
10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday;
weeknights, lessons begin at 7:30.

A-7 The Taco Times March 1, 2006

Men invited to lunch at Rigoni Cookhouse

The monthly gathering of men Cookhouse on North U.S. 19
that includes lunch and a brief (north of the former Highway
inspirational message by the Rev. Patrol Station).
Eddie Blalock, will be Friday, Lunch will be served from 11:30
March 3, at the M.A. Rigoni a.m. until 12:15 p.m., followed by

March.4, 2004 .
Servant of God, Well Done
"Servant of God, well done!
Rest from thy loved employ;
The battle fought, the victory won,
Enter thy Master's joy.
The voice at midnight came,
He started up to hear;
A mortal arrow pierced his frame; .
He fell, but felt no fear.
His sword was in his hand, Still .
warm with recent fight,
Ready that moment, at command, Through rock and steel
to smite.
Bent on such glorious toils, The world to him was loss,
Yet all his trophies, all his spoils, He hung upon the cross.
At midnight came the cry, "To meet thy God prepare!"
He woke and caught his Captain's eye, Then strong in faith
and prayer,
His spirit with a bound, Left its encumbering clay;
His tent at sunrise on the ground, A darkened ruin lay.
The pains of death are past, Labor and sorrow cease;
And life's long warfare closed at last, His soul is found in peace
Soldier of Christ, well done! Praise be thy new employ;
And while eternal ages run, Rest in thy Savior's joy.
Love, Grandma Mama Leola

Attend the churchli ofyour choice.

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the message which will conclude at
12:35 p.m.
The cost is $5. All men in the
community are cordially invited..

John W. Welborn 4
Dynamic, anointed, powerful
and passionate are some of the ...
terms used to describe the
preaching of John Welborn. He
began public preaching at the age
of 15 when he surrendered to
God's call. It has been evident
from the start that he is absolutely
focused on sharing the good news
of the Gospel to all whom he comes
in contact with. Over the past 5
years John has been traveling all
over the southeastern United States preaching revivals. God
has given him a unique ability to effectively communicate
the Word of God to teenagers and adults in a variety of
different settings. He desperately wants to see people saved
and become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

Sunday, March 5
thru Wednesday, March 8 I
Sunday 10:45 am & 6:00 pm
Monday through Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
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Doctors' Memorial Hospital has
welcomed Dr. Ronald J. Barrette,
D.O., to its staff.
A graduate of Michigan State
University and its Medical School,
Barrette brings 25 years of
experience in private practice and
eight years of residency to Taylor
He is board certified in general
surgery as well as
cardiovascular/thoracic surgery,
and is able to offer a broad
spectrum of services previously

unavailable locally.
Barrette also has more 1
years of experience in trea
forms of venous disease, in
varicose vein injection ai
He completed his
surgery residency in I
Mich., and
rotation in Lansing, Mich.
Dr. Barrette is a membe
American College of Oste
Surgeons, the Am

DMH staff
Osteopathic Association and the
than 20 International Society of
eating all Endovascular Surgeons.
eluding He and his wife, Kathryn, have
nd vein been married since 1974. They
have two children who are
general currently attending the University
Detroit, of Alabama and Auburn
h i s University, respectively.
surgery The couple lived most recently
in Selma, Ala., prior to moving
-r of the to Perry.
eopathic His office is located at 1209
ierican North Center Street.

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Mary M. Drexler
Mrs. Mary M. Drexler, 76, a
resident of Perry, died Feb. 23,
2006, .at Doctors' Memorial
A native of Bassett, Iowa, she
had lived in Perry since 1983,
moving here from Lancaster,
A member of the Catholic
Church of the Immaculate
Conception in Perry, she was a
former member of the Perry
Woman's Club, Doctors'
Memorial Auxiliary and a Hospice
volunteer. She was a former
employee of Capital City Bank.
Survivors include: a son, David
Covard of Denver, Colo.; three
daughters, Renee Covard of
Denver, Susan Shultz of Lancaster
and Kathleen Courtney of Perry;
and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Edward James Drexler,
and a grandson, Jeremy Shultz.
Funeral services were held
Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the-Catholic
Church of Immaculate Conception
with interment following at
Pineview Memorial Gardens.
Family members received
friends Monday from 6 until 8
p.m. at Burns Funeral Home.

For personal use

Rosary services were held at 8
Burns Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements..

Mamie V. Cooper
Mrs. Mamie V. Cooper, 85, a
resident of Perry, died Feb. 25,
A native of Holmes County,
she had lived in Perry all of her
life. She was a 35-year member of
Center Street Church of God and
had worked at Martin Electronics
as a line worker.
Survivors include: a son, Dean
Cooper and wife Linda of Perry;
six grandchildren, Jackie Cooper,
Frankie Cooper, Michelle Gaines,
Tony Cooper, Sarah Bayes and
Dena Cooper; and numerous great
grandchildren, great great
grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Henry Jasper Cooper,
and two grandchildren, Lee Cooper
and Terri Cooper.
Funeral services were held
Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. at Joe
P. Bums Funeral Home. Interment
followed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Family members received
friends Monday at Burns Funeral

Home, which was in charge of

Rich Miller
Rich "Willie" Miller, a truck
driver, 73, died Feb. 25, 2006, at
his residence in Perry.
Born in Lancaster, Penn., he had
lived in Perry since 1980, coming
here from Port Richey. He was a
Christian. He raced cars from the
age of 15, owned his own gas
station, where he worked on Elvis'
pink Cadillac and rode the horse
"Sea Biscuit." He operated a
portable sawmill in Salem and
raised Emus. He was a member of
the Moose Lodge for more than 50
years, where he served as
Survivors include: his wife of
seven years, Debra Miller of
Perry; three brothers, Russ Miller,
Ralph Miller and Robert Miller; a
sister, Mary Ann; and a host of
nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held
Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. at Joe
P: Bums Funeral Home'
Family members received friend
from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the
Burns Funeral Home wvas in
charge of arrangements.

Ottis Wynn
Ottis Wynn, 62, a native and
lifelong resident of Mayo, died
Feb. 25, 2006, at his home.

He was a member of Mayo
Church of Christ and had been
employed as a construction heavy
equipment operator.

Survivors include: his wife of
39 years, Bobbie Beckham Wynn
of Mayo; one son, Robert 0.
Wynn of Valdosta, Ga.; a brother,
Larry Wynn of Perry; two sisters,
Thelma Pitzer of Orange Park and.
Edith Hamlin of Mayo; a
granddaughter; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, Willie and Maggie Wynn;
two brothers, Willie Wynn Jr: and
Thurman Wynn; and a sister,
Elaine Wynn.

Graveside services will be held
today, March 1, at Midway Baptist
Church Cemetery in Mayo.
Family members received
friends Tuesday from 6:30 until
8:30 p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home in Mayo, which is in
charge of arrangements

Phones banned during school hours

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policy allowing students to
possess cell phones while at
school (Florida Statutes mandate
this), but local policy dictates that
the phones must be turned off
surfing school hours.
Howard said punishment for
unauthorized cell phone use by
district staff will follow union
guidelines in their contracts
pertaining to discipline.
The second policy passed by/the
board addressed proper use of
language on property of the Taylor
County School Board..
It includes: "It is the policy of

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that under no conditions shall any
school board employee use profane
or obscene language in his/her
relationship with students.
"Any employee who uses
prqfane or obscene language while
speaking to, communicating with
or in the presence of students shall
be investigated to determine if
they are guilty of conduct which
seriously reduces his/her
effectiveness as an employee, and
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board policy.

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pursuant to Florida Statutes.

"3. In addition, all employees
gre to be given the Code of
Professional Conduct and required
to sign that they have received a

copy. The code within this
document forms the foundation for
behavior that the Taylor County
School Board expects. each and
every employee to exhibit while
working with students."

"This has not been a big
problem," said Howard. "Although
it has come up in the past. This
new policy and its wording leaves
no room for doubt that using
inappropriate langauge in front of
students will not be tolerated."
The policies passed. by
unanimous decision.

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Road and U.S. Hwy. 19.
Cruse said before he placed
Kirenda Latoyua Johnson, 23, into
his cruiser, he made a routine
check for any contraband in his
"Prior to placing Johnson into
my car, I asked her if she had
anything on her that was illegal or
any weapons and she stated that
she did not,'" Cruse said.
After Johnson was taken to the
county jail, Cruse checked his car
once more and found a bag of
marijuana tucked behind the seat
"I asked the correctional officer
on duty to search Johnson as we
brought her into the jail," said
Cruse. '
"Correctional Off. Hightower

met us at the door and escorted
Johnson to a strip search room and
began searching her. Hightower
told me that while searching
Johnson, she found a clear Tic-Tac
container with three slabs of
suspected crack cocaine.
'"Johnson asked her if she was
going to turn the cocaine over to
law enforcement and Hightower
told her she was," Cruse added.
"Johnson quickly grabbed the
Tic-Tac container, retrieved the
cocaine and swallowed it, in an
attempt to destroy it."
Cruse said Hightower took the
empty container and turned it over
to him. Trp. Lundy tested the
residue inside the container and it
field-tested positive for cocaine.
Doctors' Memorial Hospital
Emergency Medical Services was
called to the jail and Johnson was
escorted to the hospital.

Planning meeting announced

for Project Graduation 2006 .
The next planning meeting for Taylor County's "Project Graduation
2006" will be held Monday, March 6, at 4:15 p.m.
Juniors, seniors and their parents are invited to help plan this annual
event. For more information, please contact Brenda Carlton at 584-7454
or 584-1464.

The Timberland Ford advertisement featured on
today's page B-8 lists an incorrect effective date.

The offer extends through March 31, 2006.

Florida State
Junior Misso 8
2006 Program

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Come try our delicious

12 oo -8pm. Tus.- Thurs

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at State Rd. 30 & US 19 intersection

Hunter's Class Shoot: $25 donation
Shells Furnished, 12 Shots per Shooter
Trophies for 1 st, 2nd & 3rd Place Male, Female

Youth Class: No charge (under 14 yrs. old)
1 st, 2nd & 3rd Place Trophies

National $keet Shooting Assoc. Members:
$25 donation, will shoot in a separate class, 1 st Place Trophy

Turkey Shoot: $2 donation, Shells Furnished,
10 Shooters at a time. A ckcrrilicate, for a Turkey or Ham Given
to Top Shooter in each group of 10.

For more information, contact Elk Member Wayne Connell @
584-6119 (evenings) or Henry Lee at GunRunner's @ 223-3030




B- The Taco Times March 2006



come to


After hundreds of sell-out
performances on the North
American tour and an award-
winning run in Branson, Mo., one
of the hottest stage shows in
America rolls into town Thursday,
March 2, when the North Florida
Community College Artist Series
presents the musical theatre

sensation, "A Closer Walk with
Patsy Cline," at Van H. Priest
Auditorium in Madison, starting at
-7 p.m.
- Tickets are available now by
calling (850) 973-1653.
The show traces, the late star's
'footsteps from her early honky-
tonk days and radio fame through
1.her rise at the Grand Ole Opry and

triumphs at Carnegie Hall and Las
Written and conceived by Dean
Regan, the musical reveals the
emotional depth and range of a
singer who defined the term
"crossover hit" by dominating
country, blues, pop and gospel
charts simultaneously in the 1950's

and early 1960's. The show won
the Best New Show Award when it
premiered in Branson in 1995 and
enjoyed universal praise during its
inaugural 36-city North American
"'A Closer Walk with Patsy
Clin ." features a powerhouse
'singer and actress who sings 21 of
Pats.\'s greatest hits including

"Walkin' After Midnight," "Sweet
Dreams," "I Fall to Pieces,"
"Crazy," "She's Got You," and the
title song, "Just a Closer Walk with
Thee." Backed up by a band of
singers and musicians, Patsy
interacts throughout the show with
Little Big Man, a disc jockey from
her hometown in Winchester, Va.,
as well as a host of outrageous
stand-up comics that serve as
warm-up acts for her concerts and
radio shows.
The audience will also be
treated to a "stunning array of
elaborate show costumes"--from
Patsy's signature blue and white
fringed Opry outfit to the
glimmering sequined gown worn
for her Carnegie Hall appearance.
The show is produced by
Springer Theatre on Tour and the
Springer Opera House, the official
State Theatre of Georgia, located in
historic downtown Columbus.
"A Closer Walk with Patsy
Cline" is one of the warmest,
happiest shows any theatre is ever
likely to present," 'Springer artistic
director Paul R. Pierce said.
"I've seen people swear up and
down that they don't like country
music and then head straight for the

record store after they've seen
Patsy. Even hard-boiled jazz
aficionados are surprised when
they hear those flat fifths and
diminished chords, in many of
Patsy's songs. There are still a lot

of folks out there who have no idea
what an all-round musical stylist
Patsy really was. Far from being a
twangy hillbilly singer, Patsy's
voice and interpretive abilities are
easily comparable to Judy

Garland's. Small wonder that this
show has created so many new
Patsy fans--especially among
young people 'who are just
discovering the soul and spirit of
this great American artist."

Fans are invited to "take a closer walk with"Patsy Cline" Thursday, March 2.

Speaker takes Rotarians on Venezuelan tour

tf fiWdtaz/ciatl
" The guest speaker at the Feb. 14
Perry Rotary Club meeting was Dr.
Tulio Subaran who spoke about his
native of countrN of Venezuela.
'Dr. Subaran moved from
Venezuela to Houston, Texas, in

the 1970s to attend medical school
before moving back home, where
he ran a private practice. He moved
to Perry in October 2004. ,
Venezuela is on the northern
coast of South America, bordering
Brazil, Guyana and Colombia.
"We are kind ,and friendly,"

Dr. Tulio Subaran (left) poses with Rotarian Victor Patel.
Subaran was the guest speaker recently at the Perry Rotary
Club where he gave members insights into his native country
of Venezuela.

Subaran said of his fellow
Oil is a major source of income
in Venezuela, accounting for 40
percent of, the economy.' Twenty
years ago, it was 70 percent.
The 'government recently
nationalized oil' production in the
country and is now in control of the
operations and profits. According
to Subaran,-the process has now.
become "politicized."
His hometown, which is the
second largest city in the country,
sports ,a moderate 72-degree
temperature throughout much of
the year. Nearby beaches come in a
variety of colors, including green
and red (clay). Waters are very
clear and it is not unusual to be
able to see some three meters deep,
Subaran said.
Venezuela does suffer a high
level of poverty and Subaran said
more industrialization is needed.
He blamed the current political
climate in Venezuela, in which the
government is keeping most of the
profits from the oil industry rather
than spending it to spur more
In comparing the health care
systems of the United States and
Venezuela, Subaran said' overall
the medical system is better here
with more opportunities for 4he
poor to receive help. Hospitals as
well are generally better in the U.S.
Doctors in the countries have
comparable medical knowledge
and undergraduate college courses

in Venezuela are excellent, Subaran better in the U.S. and most doctors the better hospitals here can
said. come here for their post-graduate provide more training options, he
Post-graduate programs are work, he added. This is because of said.

'Touch a Truck' Saturday

Meet the men and women.
behind the wheel. and. atthe.
controls of emergency. response
vehicles during the first "Touch a
Truck" event sponsored by the
Girls Scout Troops of the Spring
Warrior Service Unit.
The family-friendly event will
be hpld Saturday, March 4, at
Forest Capital State Park,
beginning at 9' a.m.
"Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy
the day of fun and fellowship with
our Girl Scouts of the Apalachee
Bend. The cost of the event is $2.
per person; ages four and under are
free. There will be a sign-up booth
for new Girl Scouts and remember
to bring your swaps. There is

Where Gri ., Grow Strorio

plenty of room under the big pine
trees of the grounds for picnic.
areas," organizers said.
Some of the vehicles that will be
present include ambulances and
fire trucks from Taylor and

'Lafayette counties, along with
representat i es. from emergency
Doctors' Memorial Hospital's
own Air Medic One helicopter will
also be on display.

o you have a

cookie cravings?.,

Who can resist Girl Scout cookies? Caramel deLites, peanut butter :
patties, shortbread cookies, thin mints, peanut butter sandwiches, lemon '
pastry cremes, cartwheels and Thanks-A-Lot...even the names sound
Get your fill of Girl Scout cookies at either of the following booth ,:
--Friday, March 3: Junior Troop #707.will be 'selling cooking in front of
Winn Dixie from 3-7 p.m.
--Saturday, March 4: Troop #83 will be selling cookies in front of Wal- :
Mart from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tasty recipes "cooking with cookies" can be found on-line, iat
www.girlscoutcookiesabc.com/forgirls/default.asp. There you'll find
recipes for such treats as: Homemade Thin Mint Ice Cream, Chocolate"
Thin Mint Pizza Supreme, Shortbread Sandwiches, Fudgy Peanut Butter
Balls, Chocolate Coconut Caramel Dessert, Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice
Cream Sundae Pie and Thanks-A-Lot Ice Cream Cake.

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CIVIC GROUPS '. C ay Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer: ftli
Taylor County Leadership Council: wed. at 1820BachFdc, 5p. m

AARP: ast wai., KI i am ax: r-E.Ts L s rd ald bruth:u Fr h', pm, Jakdrs
Ft. ter. F #20 bid i- 4.99 W.-:ds C,-r-r k ,"Init,' O--' tc ..
Raed. VogueXIII: Eis ItTL, -":0pPJr L Ql. 1-
Civil Air Patrol (CAP): aayd A-l fcuir, 2.
Kiwanis Club: .d Ea s ,j n, -s ru .
Kiwanis Club: uai re.n, Airport Advisory Commission: f-t,
.T,,C6 .; .rt : LEr ,S ,' t -. .,
MainStreet Perry: t. ir .- :. f e -al' .
o ith Peary ar .it,- .- Chamber of Commerce: sand ism.,
et a Ca tAR am., dr.terte.d..m. =
SNAACP: S33X an., 6 p.m., tf City Council: asrirdard futh TLES., ae
sr, t.-fis E .-.t 'aui. County Commission: .tar- ad-thLtd
Optimist Club: -u-s., roniat 1.-.' .~ j p, ., .rdut. e sar...
Si-nSa:sEt c afe. Juvenile Justice Council: tid Jhzs.,
- Perry Garden Club: thiadwetes'ay, 9 ,' at J.tile ,..cie G*fa3 1719
3 Da \ auh Ja fasan ta__.
, Perry Elks Lodge: sam-d, thd ad Planning Board: fiT 'llus.. 6 pm.
fir' Tnusj. 8pm turt' ut arm i.'ad er c .
Perry Lodge 123, F&AM: tu: .rad rqid Social Security: ti.ratism aaxd
M:.. nits, 7:30 pm : l ls., ::a. am m, xccunrtsa arac.
Perry lodge #187: fiht ad lthi-adw ,, Taylor County Construction License
7 pan., MaEricHI-ll. Board Meeting: thd BHi., 2 pm,
Perry Masonic Lodge 123: n'rts first cr'caa aeT:.
ad-. 3thd ynicts, ~7:'0 p.L Taylor County Development Authority:
Perry Shrine Club: frith 'Tuis., and -tn., pm. at pitalCityBk.
' 7p.m. .zb.lsa .Ti urtrj Ral). Taylor County School Board: fia~a;d
.Perry Woman's Club: second Wad, d id rIas., 7pmx
x' (9t.. tY, abject to d-mg).' Taylor County Soil & Water Board:
: Rotary Club;: T M., rm at J ae's filtn., 7pm., ChQ-aSal dRe,

Tourism Development Council: sar-d
W e. 5ppm, alt Cwa cfE Ccaerce.

Diabetes classes aay TUEnsy, 2pmu,
I:t^' I ataMc:L HTD.lta.'
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second trday,
7 pmd, drs mr u'ty ta '.
Florida Forest Festival Board of
Directors:. fist weea'scb 3-30 ppm.,
C of Ctimxe. Call 584-'rEE
Girl Scouts Service Unit: fat Tuasiy,
7pXm, a.t-t. H
Historical Society: cpE Tqh.say
aif.on 1-5 pm
Home Educators League of Perry
(HELP): s Jd 'Ti, 1:30 pm, t
it lHall. Cal 58ES 54M-07.'
(Public) Horseback Ride Nights eay
i ftid TI c aE tnth fmn 4-9 pm at
fte T acbCarty A/ftlammal Aia. $5
fje ad aurrat aimG C=girs m ital.i
Rrna ienfentatiac, call 584-S0. ,
Humane Society of Taylor County:
seonaWl WedsEy, 6 pm, Rgat Gpital
La Leche League International: sexrd
.Wea, 10:30 am, Mkr' Ctuty Rilic

Miles of Smiles .Clown Alley; fus
l1xnay, 7 pim, at 9l. irth(l ClnR
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: fiatadtlitd
Euaizs. Cb15B9-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation: smrnl
ard fcuith St., 7 pm T ibal grnns,
ra IHari-y RPad.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe: fmt
Satut-y, ckil Vila an Wccch Camk
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): h-l cp
nmlnty nuetng m fiast tihschy, QGid
COtal, 7p.m. call 584-9g5.
Republican Party of Taylor County:
serdni 'Thsajy aE eaxy narth at 315' N.
Qry 3axBt. Plse enail 'IaTtrmie
Sbtala-d at stanla2iam.cn c cr all
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: sm=d Tuei.ay, 7pm, at
tte district hbildi en Bnadh Rai
Taylor County Democratic Party: say
Thjrsay at te C-adter of Cmeroe.
cal 584-966 cr 584-3617 acr e-mail t-lcr
Taylor Adult Program (TAP): 'Thxsjas,
10 a.nm, 5M N. OatB Scest. 223-B93.'
Taylor County Amateur Radio Club:
fi.t ty, 7 pm, Divsim cf Rmy
dfice,61, 8atati:mRcl

Taylor County Habitat for Humanity,
Inc.: hard mtirg, sarrd Tums., 5:303
pm., Run 208, CaGtal City Bak. -
Taylor County Historical Society: ehd
Mn., 7 pm Histical Sriey htiliru.
adEVty s misan is cpai ay Thirs, y,
1-5 pm
Taylor County Horseman's Association
Horse Show: sa-d sat., 13 anm. kAtra
eatd en BiLTrp hd.
Taylor County Quilters: TR.xjs,
10 am. to rmm, lat ctirty RBMic
Taylor County Reef & Research Team:
a hmd us., 7p.m., R:st Cta fIHll.

Alcoholics Anonymous nestirs are
1hd TuIachs, Eddchs ard Saturdays
(ckesd 8 pm, at He cn
W ad tm Sxtn tt, a s frn public
liba-y; a rT artr AA grop dhid nets
Mamids, Weitsays and Thsiyss at
S=nenity HuB, khatw at 1260 I-y. S
W et, arcs fian tim d P 'st-.iet 8 pm
AL-ANON: St. Jare iaspil ChDadi
(inl2a m), Waemss, 12 to lp .; 584-
2146. 1h3rts at 6:30 fx tginrras
niBrg t with gilsar nEtirg at 7 pzm
Big Bend Hospice Advisory Council:
Heath y Star.,t Coaition: f E an Stt.
Healthy Start Coalition: fcuthe Mn.,

9 am, Ta-ykrc nla y S L rl strict
AainistaeECffice tnplc.
. Narcotics Anonymous: aey 'Iesday',
7pm,., at St. eg lWisc al Ctudih, 1100
Wst e ai st, in t1 diuah I3aL.
tN ae e q~mn ir tang tho ers interestd
SHARE distribution: ~futh St., 320
a.m., Jaekim Cmwanity Cta'.
> The Way: C-rist-atad recmey
grap, nets cn Fdds at 7 p.m. at
Ssarity Hae cnH y. '9W., aaas fin
BP Stai qpm to alkblics, aiicts,
fanilyneEs ad friat&.
AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS Ladies
*Auxiliary: tnd T usay, 7 pm, at 29
W oos Creek ad.
American Legion Post #96: ft
Tusa-y, 7 pm, Aerican l egim HI3,
Gta Sweet.
American Legion, Steinhatch'ee Post
291: fiath TwLs. 8 pm
Sons of AMVETS: sasrd' Tues-y,
7 p.m., 2499 Wods Creek Rd.
Sons of Confederate Veterans: fria
Tearby at 'w Rast cn Gater Street,
7 pm Rr alitiol infrzmfcn, plee all
VFW Post #9225: se=-n Tus., 7 pm
(arecr.anai nuiicdirg).

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B-2 Taco Times March 1, 2006

-- Resident calls for better fire

protection for beaches area

Dear Commissioners:
The recent loss of a home on
Dark Island reminded me again of
how vulnerable the homes and
businesses at the beaches are to the
destruction from fire. The loss at
Dark Island occurred almost five
years from'a similar fire and loss of
a home in Keaton Beach.
This loss brings up the issue of
why you, our commissioners, have
failed to provide adequate fire and
emergency services to the beach
communities. What will it take to
get you to act on this critical
problem? In both cases, adjacent
property owners were extremely
fortunate not to lose their homes.
In both fires, had the wind been in
a different direction or worse,
much stronger, several other
owners would have had their

homes also burned to the ground.
At the very best, fire and medical
services are at least 20 minutes
from the beach communities. This
is unacceptable. The property
owners at the beaches are a
significant contributor to the
county tax base. Yet we get little or
no attention to this critical need.
We deserve better! We demand
There are a number of residents
at the beaches with medical
conditions that could be life
threatening -in an emergency.
During holiday weekends and
summer months, hundreds of
people engage in boating and other
activities that are high risk. Yet the
nearest emergency medical service
is at best, 20. minutes from the
beach communities. This is not

only unacceptable, it is deplorable!
Over the past several years the
County has found funds to build a
boat ramp, a veterans memorial, a
sports complex and to restore
Hampton Springs, yet during the
same period, you have made only
"token" efforts to address the need
for fire and emergency services at
the beaches. When this need has
been brought to your attention in
the past, you "talked the talk" but
you have yet to "walk the walk." It
is time that you as our elected
representatives act on this vital and
critical need.
To continue to ignore the risk to
loss of life and property at the
beaches is nothing short of "willful
Sincerely yours,
Floyd E. Ford

Step-by-step program for community support

Editor's note: The Taylor County
Development Authority (TCDA) is
leading an effort this year to create a
strategic economic development plan
for Taylor County..As a first step, the
TCDA has been given permission to
reprint this Community Economic
Development "Plan of Action." This is
the final segment of a six-part series.
Policom has developed a step-
by-step program to enlist
community support for and the

creation of an economic
development plan of action.
The program includes the
following basic steps:
1. Educate the community on
how a local economy functions, the
flow of money into and out of an
area, and which industries cause
this to happen.
2. Educate the community on the
economic characteristics of strong
and weak economies sp the

community can see why some
areas are strong, and others weak.
3. Explain to the community the
economic condition of the area and
how it compares to the rest of the
4. Create an "economic goal" for
the future, which when achieved,
will increase the size and quality of
the local economy.
",* Please see page 5

IL -- W

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Letters to the Editor

Does theory of evolution-lead to atheism?

Pear Editor;
I am, writing in response to the
group of concerned Christians who
voiced their desires. that
creationism be taught in Taylor
County public schools. As an
evangelical Christian myself, and
as one who is studying Christian
Apologetics at the graduate level, I
am fervently interested and
~cautiously sympathetic to the
proposition set forth by the
concerned group. Moreover, I truly
appreciate the fact that there are
Christians in our community who
take their faith seriously enough to
be concerned and motivated to
affect change.
: The letter by the concerned
group which appeared in -the Feb.
22, 2006, newspaper unfortunately
contained numerous factual and
logical errors which I would like to
highlight in an effort to
productively advance the
discussion. 'First, the group
asserted that, "there are schools in
America who are now taking a
stand to bring the teaching of
creation back into' our schools."
This statement requires vital
clarification if there is any real
hope of successfully introducing
alternative theories of origins.


Legally, the teaching of
creationism has explicitly and
repeatedly been deemed
unconstitutional in the courts of
law as a violation of the
"establishment clause."
The movement today to

introduce alternative theories of
biological origins is generally
centered on an emerging discipline
known as the theory of Intelligent
Design (ID). ID proponents argue
.** Please see page 5

New federal registry program?

Dear Editor:
Do you or a member of your
family have any food-producing
animal or other livestock that you
keep at home? "Food-producing"
means chickens, ducks, geese and
goats, among other animals.
"Livestock" means cows, horses
and donkeys.
Have you registered your
"premises" (any location where
animals are kept) with the federal
government? Have you registered
your "premises" with the state
By April 2006 (that's less than 90
days from now), 25 percent of all
"premises" are to be registered
with 'the government. By 'July, an
Interstate Certificate of Veterinary
Inspection system is to be in place
in every state. By January 2008, all
premises and all animals are to be
registered. By July, 2008, the


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movement of all animals will be
tracked. In January, the program
becomes mandatory.
The program i.s not limited to
commercial producers; it includes
the half-dozen chickens at
grandma's house. Her "premises"
and each chicken must be
registered with the government as
the program now stands. In fact,
the pet parakeet in acage on the
20th floor of a condo in Miami
Beach must also be registered,
along with the premises. As the
program now stands there are no
That means that every person
who owns even one horse, cow,
pig, chicken, sheep, pigeon or
virtually any livestock animal, will
be forced to register their home,
including owner's name, address
and telephone number and keyed
to Global Positioning System
coordinates (for satellite-assisted
location of homes and farms), in a
federal database under a 7-digit
"premises ID number."
Every animal will have to be
assigned a 15-digit ID number also
"* Please see page 5

Winner thanks

senior center
Dear Editor:
My husband purchased tickets
for me in the Valentine Basket
drawing sponsored byi the Taylor
Senior Citizens Services. I was one
of the lucky winners. I would like
to thank the merchants that
donated gifts and certificates for
this drawing. All the gifts were
very nice and thoughtful. Our
community is blessed to have
these merchants. They are called
upon often for donations and are
willing to contribute.
The Taylor Senior Services
provide several events and
programs that can be enjoyed by
many people in our county. Let's
support our merchants and the
Taylor Senior Services in whatever
way possible.
Jo Ann Sadler

When Grandmother Lincoln knows we're
coming, she travels to the nearest grocery
store to purchase several gallons of milk,
several loaves of bread, several gallons of
orange juice, several dozens of eggs, several.
pounds of bacon, cases of colas, jars of
peanut butter, boxes of snacks and
packages of sandwich meat, as well as a
roast, a ham and some vegetables.
On this February weekend, Grandmother
Lincoln didn't know we were coming.
Saturday was her 80th birthday and, since
Christmas, we had been planning a surprise
party to honor the occasion.
The deception was artful.
"I'm sorry we can't be there for your
birthday this year," the husband said to her
by phone Friday. "The boy's first home
baseball game is tonight."
"Well, I understand," she said quietly.
"I'm sorry we can't be there for your
birthday this year," said the husband's
youngest brother to his mother by phone
Friday. "I've got to work this weekend."
"Well, I understand," she said quietly.
"We're busy on Saturday," said the oldest
of the three boys, now men. "But we're
coming down Sunday to have lunch with
you, if that's okay."
"Well, sure," she said.
So the grandmother called the husband
(her middle son) back. "Can you believe
your sorry brother just called to see if I
could cook a pot roast Sunday and they'd
come down for my birthday? Didn't even
offer to bring lunch."
So the middle son called his elder
offender. "Mama is so mad at you--insisting
that she cook a pot roast the day after her
"This is perfect," said the older brother.
"She doesn't have a clue."
And she didn't. A friend, under the guise
of taking her out on her birthday (since
none of her sorry children would), picked
her up at noon and brought her to the place
where balloons and begonias decorated
tables,_ and 50 people stood up to say,
"I can't believe this," she said.
And we believed her.
. When the dust had settled and the party
was over, the grandmother was left with two
couples who returned to her house to visit,
and 11 overnight guests for the evening.
And a half gallon of milk.
She lives on a lake--a considerable
distance from a grocery store, and in
proximity to no fast food restaurants.
We had barbecue sandwiches for the
birthday luncheon, with cole slaw, baked
beans and potato salad.
"What are we having for supper?" asked
the oldest of the four grandsons.
"Barbecue sandwiches," his father, the
eldest son, replied.
"And for breakfast?" the grandson then
asked, fearing the worst.

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His fears came true. "Barbecue
sandwiches," his father said again.
The other three grandsons were
speechless ard then they asked: "Can we
have a barbecue sandwich?"
Just hours after cleaning up the first meal,
of barbecue for 50, we were in the kitchen
again, slinging hash.
We had enough leftovers to easily feed
this .crowd of 12 people, sending.
sandwiches with those who would be
traveling long distances.
The husband grabbed the half-gallon of
milk, arid it was like the Good Old Days.
Both his brothers jumped on hiiia, as ifhe
had tried to steal the family jewels. "Don't
drink the milk," they said. "We only have a
half gallon."
So they start pushing in the kitchen--the
50-year-old boys, while the teenage
grandsons watched in amusement,
wondering when old people ever grow up.
"Stop shoving in my kitchen," said the
grandmother, who grabbed a spatula as a
reflex action, from decades ago.
Suddenly, I missed my only-child life.
Having. all-risen with the sun that
morning, we were soon knee-deep in fitted
and flat sheets, dragging mattresses out for
the younger boys, putting sheets on the
guest room beds, signing up for time in the.
two bathrooms.
By 11 p.m,, we had sorted it all out and
imposed a mandatory curfew.
But 7 a.m. was just around the corner, and
upon request, the eldest s6n cooked bacon
he found in the freezer along with pancakes
from the batter ingredients he rustled up.
"I don't need one," I said, having had a
bowl of cereal.
"Good," he said, because the. battle was
underway. He was rationing bacon,
slapping the hands of those who tried to
sneak a piece. a
"Can I have my mama's pancake if she
doesn't want it?" the son asked.
"Nope," said the uncle. "You've already
had one--and a bowl of cereal. But there is
one piece of bacon 'left on the stove, if
you're quick," he added.
The boy went running that way but soon
returned, dejected.
"Somebody got it," he said, and the fathers
looked at each other and agreed, "Survival
of the fittest."
When I had distributed small glasses of
juice and collected empty dishes, the
dishwasher was loaded again and the
counter wiped off.
In, the blink of an eye, one of the
grandchildren sauntered through the
kitchen and asked, "What's for lunch?"
The uncle looked around and asked for
everyone's attention, "What do you think is
for lunch today?"
And all the children answered, without
enthusiasm, "Barbecue."

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Small ads..big deals!!

The monthly Sons of AMVETS
Community Yard Sale will this Saturday,
March 4, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Spaces
are available for a $5 donation each (a six-
foot table will be provided for each space).
Walk-ins are welcome as space is
available. 2499 Woods Creek Rd. To
reserve a space, call Mark Viola at 584-
5513 or 584-8807 (after 5 pm.).
Yard Sale this Friday at 8 a.m. all day. A
variety of items, new and used! Come take
a look! 107 E. Jane Avenue. (Behind Tree
.Capitol Credit Union)
The Taylor County Health Department
RELAY FOR LIFE Team is having a yard
sale! Saturday, March 4th from 8-12 at
2164 Kasper Street. Off Woods Creek Rd.
All proceeds go to the American Cancer

Saturday, March 4 from 8 AM 2 PM at
Corner of Old Dixie Hwy. and Plantation
Rd. "Good Stuff at Good Prices"
St. James RELAY FOR LIFE Garage Salel
Saturday, March 4th from 8 a.m. until.
(Coffee and Donuts for sale) 170 East
Center St. Lots of Good Stuff! IBM
typewriter, Copy machine, 2 complete
Yamaha stereo systems, microwave,
singer sewing machine, Toys, Tools,
Rugs, and much more,.All proceeds go to
the American Cancer Society!

UWS offers a low key, non-i-

environment with possibility for

UWS is an equal opportunity ei


For Sale!! Used Dryers have 8 in stock
need to move them all $99.00 each call
Mark at 584-6021

2 prom dresses for sale size 3-4. One slim
fitting deep purple, one full skirt w/ built in
crinoline cream color w matching size 7
shoe. Call after 5:30 (223-2406.)

Duracraft Bran Saw 12 inch 2 speed $45,
Plainer by set Equipment $150, Sears
Craftsman 10 inch Radial Arm Saw $175
with stand, 10 inch Radial Arm Saw Black
& Decker $145, Dremel 12 inch Scroll Saw
2 speed $45, Mekita Chop Saw with
Degrees $75, Edison 10 inch Bran Saw
$45, Paint Compressor Hoses & Gun, with
stand $275, Craftsman 12" Band Saw with
stand $145 CALL MARK at 584-6021 !!l

Beautiful Sofa & Loveseat Gold & Sage
green. High back & arms, wood trim in
front, used 6 months, excellent condition,
very nice. $900 firm. Also a Cherry wood
Baby Crib and mattress $75. Call 584-
6051 or 843-0245
Drum Lessons- Beginners, Intermediate
and Advanced! Call Danny Sanders at

.Double sided Jumbo Plush Pillow top
mattress set. New in Plastic. List price
$995. Sell for $299. Call 850-528-1422.


Notice of Sale to satisfy TPP Tax
Warrants on unpaid taxes.
Items to be sold include: 100' Tower (Low
Power TV) Antennae, Satellite Dishes,
Transmitter, Tripods, Satellite Receivers,
& other miscellaneous items. All items
sold as is & where it stands. All items
must be removed immediately, excluding
tower, antennae & dishes, which must be
removed within 30 days. Auction will be
held March 2, 2006
1255 N. Byron Butler PKWY
Perry, FL 32347
Beginning @ 10:00 A.M.
For Inquiries or appointment.. to view,
contact Christina Hershberger @'850-838-
3517' ... ...- I'll I. .
Auction every Saturday, 6 p.m., 3 miles
south of Cross City on Hwy. 19 at-Old
Drive In. Every third Saturday of the month
is Meat & Groceries. Now taking
consignments for future auctions. We do
estate sales, liquidation and bankruptcies,
AU#2548. AB #2011 Tri-State Auction.
Service. 850-584-8714.

Whirlpool Gold stainless steel refrigerator
-and glass-top, cast-iron dinette set. Call

bedroom log home sleeps 16, ski, fish,
swim, Accommodates 2-3 families, 20
minutes from Wild Adventures. Call 904-
363-1610. visit us at

Woodride Apartments!!
Looking for applicants! Apply now for 1, 2
and 3 bedroom apartments. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Call 850-584-5668. 709 W.
Church St., Perry, FL 32347. TDD/TTY
Trailer for rent $220 a month, electric not
2 bedroom trailer with electric furnished up
to $40, $8%a week. Call 584-4381.

House for rent! 3 bed/1 1/2 bath, great
neighborhood. Tile/carpet floors, fenced
yard with large shed, Close to schools. No
pets $595 month + $900 deposit. Total
down $1495. Call 352-429-2495. Call
anytime leave message.

Mobile Home RV Park lot for rent, $125 per
monrlth, water included. Call 850-567-1523.
3/1-3/10 .
Large 1 BD/1 Bath Duplex. Central AC,
Newly Remodeled. Hardwood floors, New
appliances, new bath, Central location off
Hwy. 221. $400 month. Call 850-890-1467
(8AM -9 PM)
Taking applications for rentals set up in
Everetts Mobile Home Park
3 BR 2 Bath 28x56 $475 month. $200
Deposit water sewer & garbage included
in rent Application and references
required apply in person Monday through
Wednesday,9 AM 5 PM.
2 BR 2 Bath 14x60 $350 a month $200
deposit. Water, sewer and garbage
included in rent. Application & references
required. Apply in person. Monday through
Wednesday 9 AM 5 PM


Comic Books (collectibles-any year)
Scrap Gold & Gold Silver Dollars

Pocket Watches Diamonds
,,.., Postcards* Sports Memorabilia
Taylor County Historical Items
Vintage metal toys/wind-up toys

Prestige Home Center
The Only Factory Outlet on the West Coast
Any New Home Purchased from Prestige Homes
Includes FREE Delivery & Set-Up...PERIOD!


Choose from
2 or 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Exceeds New Gov't..Standards


Includes AC, Heat, Skirting & Steps.

No Down Payment for Landowners!

(60 Other Homes to Choose From!)
Eggs are Cheaper in the Country,
So are Prestige Homes!
N. Hwy. 19, Chiefland 800-477-2492


For Rent 3 bed/2 bath, 2-story house
located in town $560 rent + last month +
$500 damage deposit. No pets. Leave
message to call back 223-3227.
TERMS. CALL ANYTIME! 305-632-5822
OR 305-866-0460.
Lake front with boat slip in Madison, FL. 4
bed/ 2 bath spacious home. All new
appliances, Jen Air grill & griddle. Gas log
fire place in bedroom. Wrap around porch.
$1200 month + $1200 deposit, 850-973-

Southern Villas of Perry!!
New Management!!
HUD Vouchers accepted, 1 and 2 bedroom
HC and non-HC accessible apartments.
Call 85G-584-8111. TDD/TTY 711. 315
Puckett Rd, Perry, FL 32347. Equal
Housing Opportunity.

NEW HOME-1370 Sq. Ft. 4 bedroom, 2
bath for under $475/month payments.
University Homes-850-576-2106
5 BEDROOM! 3 Baths plenty of room. Buy
for under $550 a month. 850-576-2105
FIRST TIME Home buyers, if you have
enough money for a deposit on an
apartment! You can probably own your own
home. Call 850-576-2105.
.left. Must go! Saye $$$$$$ Call today!
11/4UH '
For Sale: 1999 Riverview 16x80 mobile
home on 1 acre lot. 3 bed/2 bath. $68,000.
850-843-0552 or 850-627-3055.

Land for sale, 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-

3 BR/2 Bath, oak hardwood floor 3 acres,
Older mobile. Both great fixer upper's
165,000. Call 850-223-1088
Lovely 3 bedroom/3 bath brick home oIn
approx. 10 acres. $389,900. call Sean
Hicks w/ Coral Shores Realty. 954-707-


We are looking for self-motivated, hard-
working carpenters and pallet-rackers for
work in Florida and the South-East. Travel,
a reliable vehicle, and tools a must. You
receive travel time and mileage to job site,
per diem, and paid lodging. Pay is based
on experience. Dagasa Fixtures &.
Displays is a drug-free workplace. Call
813-832-1101 x 206 ask for Dan.
A Behavioral Health Care Center is
currently seeking:
Adult Case Manager #2156
A minimum of a bachelor's degree with a
major in counseling, social work,
psychology, criminal justice, nursing,
rehabilitation, special education, Health
education, or related human services field;
or a bachelor's degree and two years full
time er equivalent experience working with
adults experiencing serious mental illness
valid Driver's license. Shift 8 AM 5 PM /
Monday- Friday Salary: $10.75 per hour or
$12.92 OPS Status
Licensed Therapist (#2267a)
Masters degree from an accredited
university or college with a major in the
field psychology, or a related human
services field and two years pf
professional experience in providing
services to persons with behavioral
illness. License required. Some local
travel required. Substance abuse
knowledge preferred. Shift: variable hours,
some Late Afternoon work required.
Clinical Supervision Soecialist (#1451)
Masters Degree from an accredited
university or college with a major in the
field of counseling, social work,
psychology,, nursing, rehabilitation,
special education, health education, or a
related human services, health care, or
management field. Shift: 8 AM 5 PM/
Monday Friday
OPS-FEMA Team Leader (#2264)
Masters Degree from an 'accredited
university or college with a major in the
field of counseling, social work,
psychology, nursing, rehabilitation,
special education, health education, or
related human services field with one (1) .
year of full-time or equivalent related
professional experience or a Bachelors
Degree from an accredited University or
College with a major in the field of
counseling, social work, psychology,
nursing, rehabilitation, special education,.
health education, or a related Human
services field and three (3) years of full-
time or equivalent related professional
experience. Clinical Supervision
experience preferred. Shift: variable.
For more information and a complete
listing of available positions:
Human Resources
2634-J Capital Circle NE.
Tallahassee, FL'
Pre-Hire Drug Screen & FDLE background
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Drug-Free Workplace

Help Wanted Badcock and More-Set up
and delivery. Must be 21 yrs old License
Required Good Driving Record No phone
callfapply in person. 1,003 S. Jefferson,

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Please stop by the office and speal with David.
606 Industrial Park Dr., Perry,, Fl. 32348
No phone calls pleasel

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Substance Abuse Counselor
Civigenics, Inc., the largest provider of in-
prison treatment programs in the United
States, is seeking a full-time counselpr to
deliver substance abuse services in our
treatment program located at the Taylqr
Correctional Institution in Perry. Must be
experience in substance abuse
counseling and motivated to work in a
correctional facility. Degreed or related
experience preferred. CAP/CCJAP
certification and forensic experience a
plus. Send resume to: V.L. Burgess,
Civigenics, 8501 Hampton Springs Rd.,
Perry, FL 32348 or e-mail to:
Burgess.Vernon@mail.state.fl.us EOE

Buddy's Home Furnishings is now taking
applications for the following position:
Office, Sales or Account Manager. No
experience required. Apply in person at
Buddy's, 720 S. Jefferson St., 838-1914.
Bilingual helpful. EOE, Drugfree
Mosquito Control Truck Driver
(seasonal/part time) = $6.49/hr.
Entire job description, requirements and
application can be.obtained from www.tcfl-
libinfo.com or Taylor Employment
Connections, 1702 S., Jefferson Street.
Positions open until filled. EEO/VP/QT/
background check employer.

FT Maintenance Technician
658-JOBS (5627)
FT maintenance technician. High school
diploma or equivalent desired. Experience
required. Valid Florida driver's license as
required. Position will include calil-in/on-
call responsibilities. Competitive benefits
include health ,dental, life, disability,
savings,.-AFLAC supplemental policies,
access to onsite daycare and fitness
facilities. EOE; Drug free Workplace,
Criminal background -checks required.
Apply in person at ACV Personnel
Department Mon. through Fri., 9:00 a.m.
until 4:00 p.m., Carter Village Hall, 10680
CR 136, Dowling Park, FL; fax resume to
(386) 658-5160; or visit www.ACVillage.net

Careidaker Needed f',:o eideriv lady Live in
or partmiimr RHlierernce-s needed- 8505840 -,
6343 or 223-3975.
Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Local John Deere De,-lerii.rp ,s looking for -
an experienced technician to diagnose,
repair and provide general maintenance for
construction and forestry equipment.
Qualified candidate must have full range
of tools, be customer service oriented, and
require little supervision.
Our company provides a drugfree
environment with competitive pay,
excellent health and dental benefits, and
401 (k) Retirement & Profit Sharing Plan.
Qualified applicants should send resume
to H.R. Manager, P.O. Box 3329, Albany,
GA 31706 or email resume to
10/12tfFE *

Relief Advocates
Taylor County
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
send resume with cover letter stating
position being applied for to:
Refuge House, Inc.
P.O. Box 20910
Tallahassee, FL 32316
Fax 413-0395

Registered Nurse
Ophthalmology practice seeking
dedicated nurses; FT, PT and PRN:
Experience with pre-op, post-op, operating
room, clinical operations and/or
management preferred; Salary/benefits
commensurate w/experience and position.
Nature Coast EyeCare Institute, Equal
Opportunity Employer, Call: 850-584-2778
or Fax: 850-838-3937

Leading national propane marketer
Southeast Propane has immediate
opening for an energetic route sales driver
for their Perry, Florida based operation.
Candidates must possess strong
customer service skills, team player
attitude along with a Class B CDL license
with an air brake endorsement. Clean
driving record a must. Excellent starting
salary with competitive benefit program for
the qualified candidate. EOE. For
consideration for this position please fax
your resume to (850).584-6669 or mail it to:
216 W. Green Street, Perry, FL 32347.
Track Hoe Operator, offroad Dump Truck
Drivers maybe Shift Work. Job location,
Cabbage Grove, New Quarry. Call 850-
Experienced housekeeper needed.
Dependable .',ir. reiible transportation is
a must. Please apply in person at
Steinhatchee Landing Resort, 203 Ryland
C".:.i.,:Steirba ha(,,_:- FL .3-'J 59j,. J.2-.1 i8. ,

Start your own home based business. No
selling, no inventory, no hassles. Call to
hear a 9 minute'audio. 888-230-7531 ext.

Classifieds work..
Give it a try!

Doctors Memorial Hospital is now hiring for the positions listed below Our'48-bed acute care
facility offers a competitive salary and benefits package, retirement plan, and flexible scheduling.
Please fax resume to the Human Resources Department at (850) 584-0661, E-Mail to
dianam@doctorsmemorial.com, or call (850) 584-0866.

Certified Medical Assistant, Part-Time
Emergency Medical Tech, PRN
Flight Paramedic, PRN
Home Health:
Social Worker, PRN
Intensive Care Unit:
Registered Nurse, Full-Time

Phlebotomist, PRN
Medical Lab Tech, Full-Time

Drug Free Workplace I

Registered Nurse, Full-Timre, PRN
Licensed Practical Nurse, Full-Time, PRN
Certified Nursing Assistant, PRN
Health Unit Coordinator, PRN

Pharmfacist, PRN

Surgical Services:
OR Tech, Full-Time
Registered Nurse, Full-Time
SRegistered Nurse Recovery, Full-Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Doctors, memori os. ital
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Now Hiring,

Nurses & CNAs.
A A**'
Fuil-TimO or Part-Time
Sign-On Bonuses

Certified Activity. Director Full-Tim e

Wound Care Nurse Full-Time

Marshall Health

& Rehabilitation Center.


207 Mars hall Drive Perry,.Fl. 32347
Drug Free Workpiace, Equal Opportunity Employer

United Welding-


is hiring aluminum

welders both



UWS offers competitive pay rates,

health insurance, paid vacation,

paid compassion days, paid holidays,'

free life insurance, and matching

40 I K contributions.


Wanted dead or alive: Junk cars, trucks,
tractors, etc. Wanted Izuzu and Toyota
trucks for export. 386-688-3999.

Rem. 870 pump shotgun 12 GA. only Call
Bill Knight (850)584-7792.
1-3/,3 1
Need any size chain link dog kennel.
Please call 584-6364 and leave a.


1984 Ford F150, 4-wheel drive, adult
owned. $2800. Call 584-4830

1984 Mercury Grand Marquee call 584-

1995 Buick Lesabre, minor repairs, $1500.
1980 Pontiac Lemans, intermediate repairs
$500. Both have high mileage and need a
paint job. Will trade for an automatic pick
up truck that runs. Please call 584-7520.
Van for Sale! 2000 Olds Silhouette GL
extended, 7 seats, V6, keyless, CD, power
sliding door, rear air, new battery. 75,000
miles $8,000. Call 584-8585

For Sale-1974 Bronco- Runs great/ new
brakes/ needs some body work- Great
Hunting vehicle Sale at $2800.00 Call
Mark 850-584-6021.
1992' Caprice Classic Small V8, AC, new
tires, Full Power, runs excellent. $2350
OBO. 1-352-498-6644

1999 Chevrolet Silverado Z71
CD/tape/FM'& AM, automatic, heated
seats, leather, three door, tool box, tires &
rims, cruise control, 5.3 liter, call 223

"- ,'-

13 1/2 FT. Chinook 4 H.P. Evin Rude,
Tank, swivel seats, anchor, weed eater
propeller.,$450. 584-8235

2001 Blpster. Lots of after market parts. .
Runs great. $1800. call 223-1053 or 672-.

1996 Yamaha Wave Runner 3 with trailer.'
Adult owned. $2,000.'584-4830
NEW:110 cubiotFT. Pull behind ,trailersi;
Great for yard work, pull behind your, .
mower. Have 40 in stock Must Sell!!!
$80,00 each. Call Mark at 584-6021
1979 20' 6" Welcraft w/200 HP. Johnson
runs great new steering, new top $3,900
Call 850-584-7236
2/22-3/3 '-.
Hitchhiker Premier 5th wheel 32 ft. travel
trailer, large glide-out room, self contained,
low miles, excellent condition. With or
without the truck. Contact Buck Sapp 850-
2004 Yamaha 19 ft..Blue Wave, 90 horse ;
power motor. Excellent condition. Needing
pay off, too many kids not enough money,
around $9,000. Great deal!! Call us @
223-1863 or 584-5085. Ask for Candy or

I, Paul Waldron, will not be responsible for
any debts other than my own effective
February 22; 2006.
2/22-3/18 ,. i

mix last seen wearing an orange collar Free Estimates, Bucket Truck Available,
with a blue Rabies tag. Reward available if branches trimmed. Licensed & Insured.
found want information dead or alive. Call Call John (Sesock), (850) 584-2027 or
584-9892 or 843-0180 (850) 591-8301.
,3/1tfnCH 02/1-02/24

I I' Licensed and Irsurdd.
'- Home, Business, parties, etc.., You will
P see a difference! References available.
Low Cost Pet Vaccinations! Work Guaranteed. Call 850-843-1112 (cell)
Saturday, January 14 from 12 noon-2 pm at or for emergency cleaning call 850-584-
Country Time Feed in Perry. Dog, Cat and 2407.
horse vaccination specials. Heart worm
Test & Coggins. Heart worm and flea The Handyman experts, honest work!
prevention available. Pick up your flyer Affordable, professional, licensed and
today at Country Time Feed. insured. Specializing in house painting,
3/1-3,29-31' interior, etc., mobile home repairs, home
maintenance, pressure washing (wood and
2 1/2 year old Bull Massive. Free to a concrete) carpet, vinyl, wood floor, ceramic
Good home. Call 584-5219 tile, and repairs. Call 584-2270 (home) or
3/1-3/1 JP 584-3776 (office). 25 years.
Looking for quiet homes for inside cats. All
are adults, spayed and neutered. If Palm Trees Done Professionally! 20 year
interested in adopting call 223-3448. experience, stump grinding, tree trimming,
2/22-3/3 Licensed & Insured. Call John at 850-672-

Kellow Appliance Sales and Service. We
have over 50 refurbished appliances in
" stock now. Washers, dryers, refrigerators,
electric stoves, window a/c units, stack
unit w/d, RV w/d, wringer washer and dish
washer, $100 and up, with warranty. We do
in-home service and in-stop repair, 1302 N.
Jefferson Street, Perry. (850) 584-7773.
Buddy's Pressure washing. Lawn Service
Gutter Roof Cleaning, and lots more. Call
for free estimates. 223-2342. If no answer
please leave message.
Comfort cycle exercise bike very good
'condition price when new $600. I am
asking $150. Call me at 850;584-6152
leave message if no answer.

Clay Swindle L.L.C.
All types of remodeling, painting, framing,
add on additions. Free Estimates.
Commercial & Residential. Call 850-223-
1780 or 843-1941. experienced, Licensed
& Insured. -

A 2 Z Farm and Lawn Services
Harrowing, bush hog mowing, dirt leveling,
rake work and complete lawn services.
Call 584-6737, leave message.

J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care,
Licensed and insured. Free estimates, We
also grind stumps. Call today 838-1280.
Firewood for sale.

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Notice is hereby given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Taylor County,
Florida, will hold a Public Hearing on the
.issue of using additional tax revenue
from the penny sales tax to purchase
additional equipment for Doctors'
Memorial Hospital. The Public Hearing
shall be held on Tuesday, March 21,
2006 at 6:10 P.M., at the Jerkins
Community Center, 1201 Martin Luther
King Avenue, Perry, Florida.
All members of the public are welcome
to attend. Notice is further hereby given,
pursuant to Florida Statute 286.0105, that
any persons deciding to appeal any
matter considered at this public hearing
will need a record of the hearing and
may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal Is
*Dated this 27th day of February, 2006 by
, Annie Mae Murphy, Clerk of Circuit Court
and Clerk of the Board of County
.:,-r.--,r.;,: ,-, of Taylor County Florida.

Case No. 06-042-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
The administration of the estate of MARY
ALICE HODGES, deceased, whose date.
,of death was September 11, 2005; File
Number 06-042-CP is pending in the
Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which Is
Post Office Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348.
The names and addresses of the co-
personal representatives and the co-
personal representatives attorney are
set forth below. k
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims 'or demands
against decedentfs estate, on whom a
copy of this: notice has been served,
must. file their claims with this court
All other creditors of the decedent and
other' persons having claims or
demands against decedentis estate
must file their claims with this court
The date of first publication of this notice
Is: MARCH 1, 2006.
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 169621
P.O. Drawer 579
Perry, Florida 32348
Telephone: (850) 584-3812
Fax: (850) 584-7148
Personal Representative
8102 N. Sheldon Road #1903
Tampa, FL 33615
3/1, 3/8

Notice to Advertise
Notice Is hereby given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Taylor County,
Florida, will hold a Workshop/Public
Hearing on the issue of locating a public
boat ramp In Steinhatchee, Florida, The
Workshop/Public Hearing shall be held
on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at 6:00
p.m., at the Steinhatchee Community
Center, Steinhatchee, Florida.
All members of the public are welcome
to attend. Notice Is further hereby given,
pursuant to Florida Statute 286.0105, that
any person or persons deciding to
appeal any matter considered at this
public hearing will need record of the
hearing and may need ensure that a
verbatim record of th oceedlngs Is
made, which recoi cludes the
testimony and evid bon which
the appeal Is based.. y
Dated this 27th day of ry, 2006 by
Annie Mae Murphy, Cie Ircuit Court
and Clerk of the Be '. of County
Commissioners of Taylor Qounty, Florida.
3/1 ;

In The Circuit Court for Taylor County, "
Florida ;.
Walter Mortgage Servicing, IF1c.
Plaintiff, *
Case No: 06-053-CA '
Division: I
UCN: 622006CA000053XXCICI

B-5 The Taco Times March 1,2006

| Letters to the Editor


Case No.: 065CA
Lawrence B. Nichols, and Ruth A.
Nichols, his wife,
Plaintiffs, vs.
Linda A. Southerland f/k/a Linda S. Jones,
Ronald C. Vaughn, et al.
To: Linda A. Southerland

Hosea Jackson; Teresa Tensley
To the following defendantss:
Teresa Tensley Jackson
502 West Drew Street
Perry, Florida 32347
You are notified that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property IrTAYLOR County, Florida:
Commence at the Intersection of the
Southerly right-of-way of Drew Street in
the City of Perry, Taylor County, Florida
.and the Easterly right-of-way line if the
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, said
intersection being monumented by an
iron pin; then run Easterly along the
Southerly right-of-way line of Drew Street
487,6 feet for a true Point of Beginning;
thence turn an interior angle of 90
degrees and run Southerly 324,0 feet,
more or less, to the thread-of-the-stream
of Sprlng Creek; thence run Westerly
along said thread-of-the-stream of
Spring Creek 60.0 feet, more or less,
thence run Northerly 308.0 feet, more or
less, to a point on the Southerly right-of-
way line of Drew Street monumented by
an Iron Pin; thence run Easterly along
said Southerly right-of-way line 60.0 feet
to the True Point of Beginning, said
described parcel of land containing
0.41 acres, more or less, and lying and
being in the Southwest Quarter of the
Southwest Quarter (SW1/4 of SW1/4) of
Section 24, Township 4 South, Range 7
East, Taylor County, Florida.
has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, If any, to it on the attorney for
the Plaintiff:
Nixon & Associates
3105 W. Waters Ave,. Suite 204
Tampa, FL 33614
on or before March 31, 2006, or within 30
days of the first publication of this notice
of action, and file the Original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorneys or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.
Dated on February 24, 2006
Clerk of the Circuit Court, TAYLOR
P.O. Box 620 Perry, FL 32347
By: Marti Lavalle D.C.
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the American with
Disabilities Act, Persons with Disabilities
needing a special accommodation to
participate In this proceeding should
contact the A.D.A Administrator for the
Clerk of the Circuit Court not later than 7
days prior to the proceeding, at if
hearing.impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771,
voice 1-800-955-8770. This is not a court
information line.

Case No. 62-2006-CC-057-OA-01
Notice is hereby given that a petition to
determine ownership of a motor vehicle
has been filed and you are required to
serve a copy of. your written objections,
if gny;t ,ALL,-.3,ti i ANrDIOLFi i-1 .-r,: ,
address Is P.O. ':. I : l r_ l .r..,r, 4.. .
Florida 32359 who is the petitioner, on or
before March 16, 2006 and file the
original with the clerk of the court either
before service on the petitioner,, or
Immediately thereafter; otherwise, a
default will be entered for the relief
demanded in the petition..
Witness my hand and seal of this court
on the 16th day of February, 2006, at
Taylor County, Florida.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Sallna Ford
Deputy Clerk

Notice is hereby given to Joshoua M.
Raynor, Unless payment is made on
1994 Chev VIN#2G1FP22S5R2167541.
vehicle will be auctioned on the 14th of
March at 9:00 AM at Larry's Tow and
Notice Is hereby given to Michael
Wayne Roberts, Unless payment is
made on 1989 Chev
VIN#1.GNCS18Z4K8158580, vehicle will
be auctioned on the 14th of March at
9:00 AM at Larry's Tow and Recovery.

Case No. 06-058-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
The administration of the estate of ROSA
LEA QUIETTE deceased, whose date of
deqth was August 10. 2005; File Number
06-058-CP Is pending In the Circuit Court
for Taylor County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is Post
Office Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348. The
names and addresses of the co-
personal. representatives and the co-
persondl representatives attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedentis estate, on whom a
copy of this notice has been served,
must file their claims with this court
All other creditors o'f the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedentis estate
must file their claims with this court
The date of first publication of this notice
Is: FEBRUARY 22, 2006.
Attorney for Personal Representative .
Florida Bar No. 169621
P.O. Drawer 579
Perry, Florida 32348
Telephone: (850) 584-3812
Fax: (850) 584-7148
Personal Representative
3722 SW Highway 358
Steinhatchee, Florida 32359


'Re-chain the government,

REGISTRY Constitution can be construed to
Continued from page 2 include the power to control the
to be kept in the federal database use of private property. The federal
government is empowered to
6The-e arL n', e,:cept,:ns. regulate interstate commerce, but
The stated purpose of the grandma's chickens and Aunt
program is to enable government- Jane's parakeet do r
to trace, within 48 hours, the interstate commerce.
source of a faulty animal food The time has come to re-chain
product. The effect of the program the federal government with the
is the transfer of the control of U.S. Constitution.
private property to the government Write to pour congressman and
while forcing the property owner demand that they do away with
to pay the cost of the transfer. this stupid program and-its
Nothing among the enumerated instigator, the USDA!
powers' granted to the federal I am a concerned citizen of Perry,
government by the U.S. David E. Fumiss

What does 'tool box' need?'

Continued from page 2
5. Identify the targeted
industries, which will most likely
expand or locate to the area
necessary to achieve the goal.
6. Create an Economic
Development Plan which details,
the implementation of the three
economic development programs
and present the plan to the
community for their support.
Steps 1-3 can be accomplished
by way of Policom's historical,
comparative economic analysis
and by the presentations by
William H. Fruth.
Step 4 includes the creation of

f/k/a Linda S. Jones
110 1/2 East Main Street
Perry, Florida 32347
Ronald C. Vaughan
1111 West Green Street
Perry, Florida 32347
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Complaint to
Quiet Title on the following property in
Taylor County, Florida:
Commencing at the old comer post of the
Northwest Corner of the SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of
Section 23, Township 4 South, Range 7
East, thence running East 70 feet, thence
running North 231 feet to the Point of
Beginning at the Northwest Corner of the
SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 23,
Township 4 South, Range 7 East, and'
thence run East a distance of 70 feet,
thence run North to the South Boundary
Line of Green Street, thence run In
Southwesterly direction along said Street
Boundary Line to a point due north of the
POB, thence run South to the POB.
has been filed against you and,you, are
required file to serve a copy of your
written answer and defenses, if any, to It
on John N. Weed, the plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is 605 South Jefferson
Street, Perry, Florida 32347 on or before
March 13, 2006, and file the original with
the clerk of this court either before
service on the plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the complaint or
Dated on February 6, 2006
Annie Mae Murphy
As Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Kieth V. Stroud
As Deputy Clerk

an "Economic Development ;Goal
Setting Study." After determining
the condition of the locea economy
"in the first -study, this-study
projects the condition pf :the
economy to the year 2016 (ten
years out). Policom then
establishes a reasonable, attainable
goal which increases the size. and
lifts the quality of the economy.:to
the same year. Annual milpstor*s
for the number of primary jobs,
along with their cprresponding
wage rates, are created whiqc,:.if
attained, will cause the local
economy to reach the goal. These
annual milestones provide..t:he
local area with a definitive,
numeric objective upon which.it
can design its program. :T.
Step 5 includes a "Target
Industry Study" which identifies
the specific industries, which will;:
most likely expand or locate to.the
area, which will assist-..-in
achieving the goal.

Some of the issues addressed-in
the plan include: -:
Review of the existing toolsl"
to determine what is needed for-the
"tool box."
Create a structure for:-the
economic development
Estimate budget and funding
sources for the various programs
and the organization.
Identify community resources
needed to be successful (training,
Detail the steps needed to
implement the existing industry,
recruitment, and' start-up
program s. .
Identify capital projects, which
might be needed.
After an initial plan is written,
it is reviewed by community
leaders and adjusted as a result of
their input.

For more information, contact
Taylor County Economic.,
Developer Rick Breer'at 584-5627. '


Continued from page 2

purely from the scientific evidence
that there are aspects of the natural
world that are'too complex to be
explained by unguided naturalistic
processes. Furthermore, the
complexity found in the natural
world, from the cosmological
level down to the molecular level
within the cell bears all the
earmarks of intelligent causation
and can be reliably detected as such
while making no comment on the
nature of the designer.
The concerned group also asked
that if evolution is taught
"shouldn't the teaching of creation
also be permitted? I would re-
phrase the question to show how
many prominent evolutionists
believe Darwinian evolution
inexorably leads,to atheism. For
example, William Provine,
Cornell University evolutionary
biologist, and Charles A.
Alexander, professor of biological
sciences, declared that "evolution
is the greatest engine atheism ever
Additionally, if evolution is
true, Provine draws five
inescapable conclusions: 1) No
god worth having exists. 2) No
life after death exists. 3) No
ultimate foundation for ethics
exists. 4) No ultimate meaning in
life exists. 5) Human free will is
non-existent. These conclusions
are precisely why so many
Christians are profoundly disturbed
by the theological implications of
Darwinian evolution.
Another question asked by the
concerned group "Shouldn't our
children have a 'choice' in what
they believe?" Of course.
However, if the group means by
this that children should have a

in classes?

voice in the establishment- of
curriculum in the public schools, I
would emphatically say, no. The
scientific, legal, and theological
implications of contriving.
acceptable science cirriculumn:for
public schools pre simply beyond
the scope of children to participate'
meaningfully. This is a "job
requiring careful and well reasoniied
argumentation by intelligent
adults who are able to articulate'
and respond to the numerIous
positions present in the public
forum regarding this profoundly
important and sensitive topic., : '
Finally, it is not up to"the
individual school boards whether
or not creationism can be taught
in public schools. As mentioned
above, creationism has been'
repeatedly denied by the courts,
but intelligent design theory
represents a scientifically robust
alternative theory of biological
origins. The issues and literature-
regarding the legality of public
school science curriculum and-fhe
philosophical issues for -and
against design theory are too
numerous to survey here in full,
but I do hope that this letter will.
serve to productively advance our
recognition of the issues involved
and the responsibility Christians.
have in affecting change in public
Those interested in Intelligent
Design Theory are welcome to
join me on Wednesday rights at
6:00 at Calvary Baptist Church-ip.
Perry as I am currently teaching a
series on Intelligent Design and
contemporary .challenges -to-_
For further information see:
Websites www.discovery.org.
and www.idthefuture.com .:
Thank you,
Ben Kimmell

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