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Taco times
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Title: Taco times
Portion of title: Taylor County times
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Perry Newspapers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Perry Fla
Creation Date: September 20, 2006
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Perry (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Taylor -- Perry
Coordinates: 30.114444 x -83.5825 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1961.
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    Section A: Main: Sports
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    Section A: Main continued
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    Section B: Community
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    Section B: Editorial
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Tai Coenty
Since 1961

,eptember.- ... ,., ,' Tree Capital of the South 2 Sections Our 45th Year, No. 37



Boyfriend arrested

Beating leaves woman in coma

Register today
for karaoke
Preliminaries for the Florida Forest-,
Festival's Talent Showcase .'&
Karaoke Competition will be this'
Friday, Sept. 22, at the Perry 'Elsi"
Lodge, beginning at 6 p.m. -
Registration forms are available
the Florida Forest Festival office,,
located next to the 'Perry/Taylor,
County Chamber of Commerce.
General admission will be $5 and.
the' public is invited to attend.
The Florida Forest Festival Talent
Showcase & Karaoke Competit .
intended as family entertainment-ar;
all song material must be appropriate,
all ages.
.Ten finalists will be selected t'
compete in the final round of'
competition Saturday, Oct. 28, at.t"he
51st annual Florida Forest.FestivaL.
For more information, please ca'
584-TREE (8733), .

New contact
number fo
animal control

Management Director 11Br afA
Hoover would like to remind resid nts,
of.the new contact number fbith,
recently combined -county and city.'
animal control services. I
County and city residents with,-
,complaints, concerns or inquiries'
regarding animal control issues
are asked to call 838-3525 or"f
. e-mail animal.dontrol@taylorcount
:gov.com. .
For. after hours, weekend o..
holiday -emergencies call .911 {aei
emergency is a life _threatenin g'.
situation or animal bite).
' Hoover may also be reached a.
.animal control director at 838-3575. '-,

Raseball Boosters
meet Thursday :
Taylor County High School
Baseball Boosters will mei.
Thursday, Sept. 21, at7 pm. .''
'"The public is invited and';ew':
members are welcome; the' meeting.
.will be held in the TCHS conrfefence'W
room. ....
Parents of upcoming arid current'"
players are encouraged to. gt.

Spanish classes
continue at library
Spariish classed for ,.-'adl
cptinue at the Taylor Couhty Pub ,
.ary, .
T.,he free classes are' held eve;.
WVdnesday from 5:30-6:30. p.mI'
Be'ginihig and advanced student.'
are welcome.

Republican Party
will meet today
The Republican Party of Tliyti'.
County will hold a meaeti%;.,
Wednesday (today) at 11:30 a,m't.
.Old Mexico Restaurant concerinri
thb upcoming election.. For: mopr,
information, call Daryll GunteratV83
6560 or Emily Ketring at 584-9273,.i

Index. ,

Sports...page AH6 :;:.
.Reigion...page A-7 .:'.
CommIrnurity...page B -'Y
Editorial...page B-2 ..;
C lassifieds.,page:B ^i".
"'- ,* '.. ,"

A Perry woman is fighting for
her life in Shands' Gainesville
Hospital after allegedly being
savagely beaten by her live-in
boyfriend, Carl Kenneth Thomley
Jr.. 42.
A call came in to dispatch
around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in
reference to an unresponsive
woman at a Hill Road address.

According to Taylor County
Sheriffs Office Cpt. Ron Rice,
Pamela Padgett Grambling, 42,
was the victim of domestic abuse
which almost took her life.
"This couple had a history of
domestic violence. Rice s'aid
"After as-sessing the situajtion, we
iininediatelv contacted the Floridj
Department of Law Entorcement.

who arrived and aided in
processing the crime scene.
"We conducted a very thorough
investigation that day, which
included interviewing numerous
people., ani made an arre ,'. iihin
hours of the repi rt 'liil n he
Gr.anibling '..-.as traicd a i the
scene heht're heint I'lo', n tLi

Shands in Gainesville, where she
remains in a coma due to bleeding
in her brain, officials say.
Approximately three and one-
half hours after the beating, an
unknown white male entered the
Perry Police Department and told
Ptl. Lin Gray "that the man they
were looking for was walking
down the railroad tracks on the


Some 30 people braved the. rain Monday afternoon, to
celebrate the grand opening of the Taylor County Sports.
Complex. Taylor County Commissioners thanked coQmmunity'
... "tpdrieft as 'w6ll a's former corn'imsstidners"for the success
of the project.

Rains 'baptize' opening ceremony

It was a day of firsts Monday at
the Taylor Co.unty Sports
The parking lot saw ts first
crowd of vehicles. The fields felt
their first groups of children
running across them.
IThe complex also experienced
it'sfirst rain delay.
.Even so. an afternoon
thunderstorm could not dampen
spirits at grand opening

Victim 'critical'


truck runs

over man
A 70-year-old Perry man is in
critical condition in a Tallahassee
hospital after a garbage truck
backed over him Friday at
Tidewk after Apartments.
Police said Edward Lester, who
officials describe as using a
w walking stick and having sight and
hearing impairments. was standing
'behind a Waste Pro garbage truck.
which was being driven bN Ronald
W. Store., when the truck began
backing up after dumping one
The back tires ran o\er Lester.
and a witness ran outside. selling
for the driver to stop.
When Doctors' Memorial
Hospital Emergency Medical
Services personnel arrim ed. Lester
was found under the front of the
large truck.
"The \ ictim had extreme critical
and traumatic injuries to his legs.'
said DMH EMS Assistant Director
Michael LundN. "He also lost a lot
of blood, and considering his age.
he's very fortunate."
Lester was attended at the scene
by paramedics Robbie English and
Michael Raines, and EMNITs Bonita
Gray and Jennifer McNutt, before
being flown to Tallahassee
*. Please see page 2

ceremonies held Monday Commnissioner Chairman Dar II
afternoon. Gunter began the ceremony, .
Some 30 people gathered around thanking former Commissioner
a tent set up between two of the Johnny Hankerson.
soccer fields with many in the "He had a vision." Gunter said. It
audience holding umbrellas %was a vision that became the
against the weather. Tay lor County Sports Complex.
The rain didn't bother the Commissioner Malcolm Page
children present for an upcoming took the podium to thank man\ of-
game and manN of them took the the complex's sponsors and
opportunity to play on the new supporters. including former
fields as if it was sunny day. Conmmnissioner Frank Russell.

With thunder threatening,
Commiissioner Jack Brown gave a
quick talk about the history 'of the
complex and then turned the
,program over to Commissioner
Clay Bethea to wrap it up.
"Play ball!" Bethea shouted,
signaling an end to the program
and the beginning for the sports
"* Please see page 3

other side of the old train station on
Jefferson Street and he had a guat
"I pulled up to the railroad
tracks, and based on the
information I had received, exited
my car and drew my service
weapon and made contact with
Thomley," Gray said.
!4: Please see page 3

TEC starts


stage Tues.
The Taylor Energy Center
(TEC) took the first step Tuesday
to begin the permitting process for
a proposed coal-fueled electrical
power plant here.
A filing was made at the Florida
Public Service Commission-
seeking a determination of need
for an 800-megawatt power plant
with a projected in-service date of
2012. TEC submitted information
to demonstrate the need for the.
proposed electrical power plant in
the proposed time frame as the
most cost-effective alternative
The Public Service Commission
is one of several state, federal and
local agencies that must review a-e-
new electrical power plant during::_
a multi-step approval process .
required by Florida law. The
commission's role is to determine-.
wvhether dte poer is needed to
. reliably-meet customers' needs and -
whether tht proposed plant is the
most cost-effective option. The
commission I also' considers.
conservation measures "reasonably
available" that might mitigate the
need for the plant. .
The next step in the li-ensing
process' will be to file anr
application at the, Department ,of-
Environmental Protection, whicKi
will coordinate other agencies'
review of the proposed plant. The
entire approve al process is expected
to take approximately two years.-: .i
"Since Taylor County was -
selected 'more than a year. ago-as
the site for Taylor' Energy Center,..
we have made it a prionty to meet
", Please see page 2


ith have scoliosis and the frs 14
ply, vertebras of my spine arefu?
w. ,' a .

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liith defect that is recognizedb
Sverthe Marhas ofy spines." are ,fe
The pregnancy began noi'mAlly
and Robingh-risk boastse'sc- was n-ot.'f
sick.at allho She had tw gene o weeklor y-
asppointient, onew with her
regular otb. and one with the
;'the Miah of Dibes." -

The preing seemed to bermally
gond "Robin boasts she' waid. -not
In late February 2005 we
weekly appointment. The babys, one with her

had to givp myself blood thinner
injections twice a day. Because
of my stroke, nutrients were not
Straveling.b.-through the cord as they
should to the baby."
'On April 4, she had another
appointment, which was the only
one her husband had not been
able to attend with her i
ir, "Dr. Meyer felt the baby was
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A-2 Taco Times September 20, 2006

Fire protection sparks debate at

commission's final budget hearing

The Taylor County Commission on those in the unincorporated area
formally adopted its budget for the of the county for services
2006-07 fiscal year totaling duplicated by the City of Perry
$37,868,921, a more than 12 including animal control and fire
percent increase over the current services.
year. It was this fund that sparked

The commission held its second
and final public hearing Monday to
finalize the budget afid millage
The ad valorem tax rates will
remain unchanged for the
upcoming year with the general
fund rate set at 8.076 mills and the
MSTU fund at 1.276 mills.
The county's MSTU fund is
funded by ari additional tax levied

much of the debate at Monday's
hearing with residents from both
Keaton Beach and Steinhatchee
requesting additional fire
Although the commission did
not make any changes to the
upcoming budget, both
commissioners Clay Bethea and
Malcolm Page stated they would
try to put forth a plan.next year, if

'Major milestone

Continued from page 1
our new neighbors, share
information about the project and
listen to the public," said Mike
"Lawson, TEC project manager.
"'Moving into the permitting phase

of our project is a major milestone.
The approval process includes
continuing opportunities to listen
and receive public input, and we
will continue- to be a 'good
neighbor by working with the
-community and keeping the
public informed on our progress."

the budget allows, to reduce the
general fund millage and then raise
the MSTU fund millage to allow
for more money to increase fire
Another topic of discussion
Monday was the commission's
decision last week to transfer
$30,000 designated for outdoor
restroom facilities at the
Steinhatchee Community Center
to the purchase of Advance Life
Support equipment for the
ambulance stationed there.
Several residents told the
commission they had been told
that the bathroom funds were
linked to a grant for trails in
7 Steinhatchee and, without the
money, the grant would be lost.
Bethea, who was out of town
during .last week's meeting, stated
that he had talked with Doctors'
Memorial Hospital CEO Rick
Brown and the ALS equipment
would not cost the quoted
Brown said he had been in talks
with his emergency medical
services director and was told that,

H urr-' "

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with existing equipment, the cost
to upgrade the ambulance would
be approximately $10,000.
The problem, Brown said, is that
once the ambulance is upgraded, it
must be run as an ALS ambulance,
which would preclude anyone
from running it without the proper
According to Brown, the
ambulance would require an EMT
to drive and a paramedic in the
back 24 hours a day (three shifts a
day). The total cost for such an
arrangement would exceed
Steinhatchee resident Meg
Flemming urged commissioners to
earmark the $20,000 they
promised last week toward the
ALS equipment and return the
$30,000 back to the restrooms.
The commission agreed in a 4-0
vote. Commissioner Pat Patterson
was not able to attend the meeting.
Flemming said she and other
Steinhatchee volunteers would
pursue finding volunteers to man
an ALS ambulance over the
coming months.

Lucky escape
The driver of this car was lucky to escape serious injury
during a one-vehicle, roll-over crash on Beach Road Friday
morning. The four-door car was discovered overturned on its
side in heavy brush off the road.

Victim's leg amputated

,Continued from page 1
Neemorial Hospital.
Once there, Lester was placed
:On life support and a leg was

amputated, according to.police.
Lester has since been taken
off life support and he is breathing
on his own; however, his
condition -is still considered


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A-3 Taco Times September 20, 2006.

WalkAmerica is this Saturday!

.Continued from page 1
'not gaining weight and would do
better outside the womb," Robin
.said. "I was petrified. He told me
-to go straight to the hospital and to
only stop at red lights and stop

signs. Do not go home to get a bag.
Do not stop in admitting. Go
straight upstairs.
"I was going to have an
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$2 million allocated

:-Continued from page 1
- The complex, which sports three
. regulation soccer fields and three
,youth league fields, is home to
:games for the Perry Soccer
Association as well as the City of
'Perry flag and tackle football
In the county's 2006-07 budget,

which was formally approved
Monday night, by the commission
after the ceremony, $2 million has
been allotted for phases two and
three of the project. The money
could be enough to complete the
complex, which would then also
contain eight baseball diamonds,
basketball courts, multi-use trails,
concession stands andi 'additional
parking lots.

6th arrest for violence

Continued from page 1
"With my weapon drawn and
pointed at Thomley, I yelled at him
and ordered him to put his hands
up above his head. Ptl. Kyle
Johnson, was also with me,/drew
his weapon and pointed it/in the
direction of Thomley in/the low-
ready position," he added.
Gray said 'Thomley complied
and- was then ordered to the
ground, face down, on his
stomach. Thomley was searched,
but no gun was found.
Thomley was. then. turned over

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to TCSO Inv. Ray Kellerman, who
detained him for questioning.
Three hours later, Thomley was
arrested and, booked into the
Taylor County Jail for aggravated
battery (domestic), under no
: According to court records, this
was Thomley's sixth arrest for
domestic violence.

Charles was not allowed in the
operating room."
Sydney was born at 12:49 p.m.,
weighing 2 lbs., 12 oz. She was
more than six weeks early.
The baby girl was taken to the
highest level of the neonatal
intensive care unit.
"We were very blessed as she
was breathing on her own and
required very little 'wires' for a
baby her size," Robin said.
"My husband and sister were
able to see her right away. I was in
recovery and was not allowed up
for 24 hours," she said.
"I got to see her on video. She
was so small. She was half the size
of a five-pound bag of sugar.
"I think I asked thousands of
times that night, 'You're sure she is
okay?' I was discharged three days
later. Leaving the hospital without
her was very difficult."
For the next six and one-half
weeks, the couple, as well as their
family and friends, watched
Sydney grow ounce by ounce.
"We had a few feeding tubes,
some oxygen and a serious
infection, but other than that, we
were very blessed."
Very blessed indeed. In fact,
Sydney was able to go home from.
the hospital on her original due
date, May 16. She celebrated her
first birthday this year.
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wonderful," Robin said. "The
NICU staff took amazing care of
her. She can walk, talk and do
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does including demanding center-
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"She is extremely animated,
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City Park and back with a rest stop
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In addition to the walk, a
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painting are also planned.,

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A-4 The Taco Times September 20, 2006

Shriners thank business
Past Potentate Jim Towles presents a plaque to Bobby
Calhoun of Julia's Lounge recognizing their contribution to
the Shriners Hospitals for, Children., These hospitals provide
specialized medical care for orthopedic conditions, burns,
spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate. All services are
provided at no charge, regardless of financial status.

All descendants of Dave and Ada Blanton, and friends, are invited to the
Blanton Family Reunion Saturday, Sept. 23, at Forest Capital Park.
Please gather at 10 a.m. for fellowship; lunch will be served at 12
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deadline nears for FFF's

Country Kitchen Bake-Off
Bakers, take note: the Florida Forest Festival Country Kitchen Bake-
Off is planned for Friday, Oct. 27, heralding the best pies, cakes, .cookies
and bars in the county.
All entries must be homemade...and delectable. Participants may
submit one entry per category, mindful that each category is limited to 15
To enter, please contact the Florida Forest Festival office for a copy of
rules as well as a registration form (584-8733). "There is a $5 registration
fee and an Oct. 9 deadline for entering. So, grab your apron and pre-heat
your oven.
First, second and third place ribbons will be awarded during the Friday
evening bedrace, Oct. 28.

Pickin' in the Pines t-shirts
T-shirs sporting the logo for the upcoming Picin' in ihe Pines Bluegrass
Festival set for Oct. 7 are now on sale at the Chamber of Commerce.

He's one today!
Allen Pierre Collier Jr. is.
celebrating his first
birthday today, Sept. 20. He
is the son of TaSonyia'
Johnson and Allen Collier of.
Perry. His maternal'
grandparents are Sonja
Thomas and Carlos Haywood.
Paternal ,grandparents are
Allen Clark and Dianesi

Who's one?
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Royal. celebrated her first
birthday on Sept. 19. She is
the granddaughter of Sarah
Harris and Irene Royal.
Joining in the celebration
were her sisters, Breannah
Florence and Ayantis
Campbell. as well as her
brother, Ahmad Florence.


I would like to announce that as of October 2, 2006
I will no longer be practicing medicine in Perry, Florida.
I will be accepting a position out of the area.

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Harvey Anderson, 77, died Sept.
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A native of Lakeland, Ga., Mr.
Anderson resided in Mayo before
moving to Perry in 1952. He was a
member of the Perry Elks Club and
retired after 26 years as a truck
driver for Buckeye.
Survivors include: three sons,
Don Anderson of Mayo, Mickey

A-5 Taco Times September 20, 2006

Anderson and Rocky Anderson,
both of Perry; three daughters,
Mary Whiddon of Tallahassee, Sug
Sessions of Keystone Heights and
Brenda Hamrick of Perry; one
sister, Oveader Cox of Dunnedin;
12 grandchildren; and 15 great
Funeral services- will be held
Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. at
Beggs Funeral Home with
interment following at Pisgah

Family members will receive
friends today, Sept. 20, from 6
until 8 p.m. at 104 Sandra St. in
Perry. Beggs Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.
Larry Bert Mims
Larry Bert Mims, 62, a resident
a Perry, died Sept. 17, 2006.
Mr. Mims was a U.S. Army
veteran of the Vietnam War, having

served as a member of the 1st
Infantry (Big Red One). He
obtained the rank of sergeant and
was the recipient of the Bronze
Star and Purple Heart. He was the
owner/operator of Mim's Power
Center of Perry, and was a past
member of the Rotary Club.
Survivors include his wife of 34
years, Debra Mims; two daughters,
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A-6 The Taco Times September 20, 2006

Blount, McNealy

Former TCHS stars

shine in Mississippi

The Ta, lor Count. Hicht
football tejnm. ....nm,- hat
rejuvenated fter tiking ..1 will host Vernon this Frida, in it s
first home game since th, .tart a o
the 2006 season
The Bulldogs arc i-3 on the ', ear
after starting thi season v. ith ihr.,e
straight gaims orn the road
Likewise, Vernon is .. rile',s aftter
four starts this easonri
"Vernon is a lot like us The',
have some good athletes but the,
are young and thc ha.'.e mad,': a
lot of mistakes," TCHS Coach
Price Harris said.
Harris said last week's open date
helped rejuvenate his team's

The Taylor County Middle
School football team ran its record
to 3-0 Thursday after posting a 26-
6 win. over Fort White.
The tone of the game began on
the opening kickoff when the
Bulldogs forced 'a fumble that Eric
Jones recovered at the Fort .White
19 yard line.
One play later Tyler Flowers
sprinted'in from 19 yards out to
put the 'Dogs up 6-0. The point
after failed.
Early in the- second quarter
TCMS 'struck again on a 60-yard
pass from Steve Johnson to A.J.
Nelson. The try for two failed
putting the Bulldogs ahead 12-0.
Later in the quarter Lakedrick
\\ oodfaulk scored on a 21-yard run
for the Bulldog-.' third touchdown
of the night. Wesley Brandon ran
in the twvo-point conversion
giving TCMS a 20-0 half-ntme
Early in the third period Brandon
scored on a three-yard run git.ing
TCMS a commanding 26-0 lead
allowing Bulldog Coach Bobby
UGass to empti his bench for the

"The boosters t1-ook us. ,ur to 10 [
and to a mo ie lai ThurJd.j,
Then ihe kid_ gol i lonr .ecek rndd
and c:jme back ihi.-. week read', it.
\,:,'rk." he said.
The oft lime has helped j..e. Ir
pllaers hca! but some Ke\ Nie J.,I.
are Mill que.tilon.ablc for thil.
Friday, night's contisi at Dr.ett
Oftens'.te lineman Kendall
Thomp;,in is still suffer inn trom .a
shoulderr inlur\ and quarterback
Marquis Ellis remains "day-to-day"
with a knee injury.
"They did an MRI on his knee
and found no ligament damage but.

remaining of the contest.
Fort White got their lone score
of the night late in the final period
to make the score 26-6.
Glass said his defense performed
well again. He noied outstanding,
pla bh Josh Johnson. Caleb
Padett., Adam Nhiller and Akeem
Pricq on the linewith Tony
.Jackson, Brandon, Sam Brisket
and Beau Rodgers backing them
up at the linebackers.
The TCMS defense held Fort
White to only 15 yards rushing on
the night.
The secondary did not gi" e up a
completed pass, he said. Those
plain ing in the defensive backfield
included James Houston. Koran
Crowvley and TyIler Flowvers L L
Glass was also complhineniar\
of his offensive line including
Jesse Braswell. Adam Miller.
Caleb Padgett,. Price. Josh Wells
and' tight ends Isaac Nelson and
Chad Hill.
TCMS was slated to travel to'
Lake City Richardson Tuesday
night for a big conference game.

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Th. 1Buld Ft. White rHome 7:00 p.m.cr
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Sept. 19 Lake City Richardson Away 6:00 p.m.
Septarr d a rmilton Home 5:00 p.m.
Octfi 12 Madison Away 7:00 p.m.l
that bJdl', a m n-1 .M ri.,r, rj
the amount of [urno, .r i I u IS
killed us," the coach said. Genario McNealy

Date Opponent site Time/Result
Aug. 24' Lake City Mid. Home 6:00, p.m.
Aug. 3.1 Riversprinqs Away 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 7, Open
Sept6 14 Ft. White Home 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 19 Lake City Richardson Away 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 28 Hamilton Home 5:00 p.m.
Oct. 5 Live Oak Home 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 12 Madison Away 7:00 p.m.

Oct. 19 Conference Playoff

Home 6:00 p.m.

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%,uar tur the Lil,-osr
His 52 carries thus far give him
'a 7.25 average each time he
touches the ball.
Reminiscent of his days at
Taylor County High, Blount has
busted two long TD runs this
season -- a-77-yarder in the Lions'
opener against East Central
Community College aid a 38-yard
scamper against Southwest
Mississippi Community College
two. weeks ago.
Blount, who accumulated 3,714
rushing yards in four seasons in
high school, is listed at.6-3, 225
pounds on the Lions' roster.

While McNealy's numbers .at
Mississippi Gulf Coast
Community College aren't nearly
as impressive, he is competing for
playing ;time .with -the 'team's
returning starter from fast season.
Through three games the'
freshman has completed 8 of 15
passes for g3 yards and one
. touchdown.

He has akls.o rushed for 34 yards
'fn three carries
MNcNal', put up some
impressive numbers his senior
,ear AL TCHS. completing 100 of
124 pas.cs for 1.5"4- yardss and 15
i.touhdo'A ns He helped lead the
Ii2 i5 Bulldogs to their first
pi.aIoff appearance since 1998.
He completed 21 of 36 passes
for 336 yards s in the Bulldogs'
o'.ertire 'Min o'er Fort White to
help clinch the playoff spot for
Tal h:or County
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A-7 TaCO Times September 20, 2006

Fall revivals at 3 churches

Lakeside plans
Lakeside Baptist Church, which
calls itself "a place to call home,"
will host its 53rd Homecoming
Service on Sunday, Sept. 24, with
Lorace Cothron as guest speaker.
Pastor to be honored
St. Peter's Primitive Baptist
Church will honor Pastor Chester
Davis' llth anniversary with a

Weekend revival at
Faith Baptist
Faith Baptist Church, located on
--Highway 19 North, is planning a
weekend revival for Sept. 22-24.
On Friday and Saturday nights,
services begin at 7; on Sunday
morning, everyone is invited to
10:30 a.m. services and lunch
which will follow.
'Guest speaker for this revival is
Mark Weber. Please contact Pastor
Paul Nawlin at 584-2980 for
additional information.
Sept 21-23 revival
Glorious Rain Church of God of
Prophecy, located at 110 Maurice
Linton Rd., will hold a three-day
revival, Sept. 21-23, with services
nightly at 7. Apostle L.C. Gray of
Dothan, Ala., will be the featured
speaker. A community-wide
invitation is extended.

Steinhatchee church
plans Sept. 24-27 revival
STennessee State Evangelist Mike
Carson Jr. will be guest speaker for
revival services at Friendship
-.' : .:hapel Church of God in
Steinhatchee Sept. 24-27. All
denominations are welcome.
On Sunday, everyone is invited
to Sunday School from 10-10:45
p.m. with morning worship
following at 11 a.m. Then.
Monday through Wednesday.
revival services will be held at 7
Family & Friends Day
at New Mt. Zion
New Mt. Zionr Missionary
Baptist Church will hold its annual
Family & Friends Day on Sunday.
Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. Guest speaker
will be the Rev. H.J. Boone.
'Please come out and praise the
Lord on this joyous occasion."
urges Pastor Izell Montgomery Jr.
Jug Heads 'for Jesus?
Jug Heads for Jesus, a group
from Branford, will be in concert
at San Pedro Baptist Church on
Saturday. Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. "If
you love old-fashioned gospel
msging, then come and enjoy the
service!" Refreshments %ill be
served; a love offering \ill be
)- collected. Everyone is invited.


Sept. 18, 2006

special service Sunday, Sept. 24, at
3 p.m. A Pinetta congregation will
render the services.

Church celebrates
anniversary Sunday
The Temple of God Baptist
Church will celebrate its
anniversary on the fourth Sunday
of the month, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m.
The guest church will be Mt. Olive
Missionary Baptist.

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In Loving Memory
Thomas "Tommy" Wilson, Sr.
Sept. 20, 1948 April 11, 2006
When I wake up each morning I still think you are here.
As I look around, I realize you're gone.
I look at your picture with Ihose beautiful blue eyes
and your big smile.
And I think of what a big heart you had,
and you were so full of life.
You were always checking on others, and helping someone.
I can still hear and see you, talking and laughing.
And then the tears start falling; just like rain.
Remembering the 36 years of loving memories
of our life together.
We were blessed those years, with our three sons,
and our three granddaughters.

m -u

Mary J. Williams
Mary J. Williams., 93, passed
away on Saturday, September 16,
2006 after a brief illness, with her
family at her bedside. She was
preceded in death by her husband
Lovett E. Williams, Sr. and her
youngest son Robert W. Williams.
Mary was born in Quincy, Florida
and raised, married, and had three
sons in Perry.
Her parents, Thomas N. and
Ethel Woodbery Jones, now
deceased, were long-time
residents of Perry. Mary and her
family moved from Perry to
Quincy, Florida immediately after
her husband returned from service
in \\WV 11 Her daughter was born
Son altier in Quincy. Her children
e. cre raised in Quincy.
Her husband had a long career
%. ith \Vinn-Dixie in a supervisory
position re s hiding in De Land at the
lime ot his death. After Lovett Sr.
died. lanr lived for several years
in Tallahassee and in 1992 moved
to Lake Mary where she lived
until her death.
She % more than 35 years and was an
acut e member of The Methodist
Church and many other
organizations including the PEO
and NSDAR. She was a skilled
gardener. helped establish several
clubs, and was a member of the
Ixora Garden Club of Sanford at
the time of her death.
She is survived by two sons
t Loert E.. Jr. of Cedar Key and
Thomas NI. and wife Joyce of
Tallahassee) and daughter (Mary
Anne and her husband Mack N.
Cle\ eland ofLongwood). She has
one deceased brother, Cornelius
Jones of Perry; three surviving
sisters. Jesse Inman of Lake
Seminole. Geneva Greve of
Tallahassee, and Kathryn
Nlaj\~ell of Atlanta; seven
grandchildren; five great
grandchildren: three nephews:
orne niece: and man\ friends
spanning the generations. Nlare
Williams had many rare attributes
including being a fifth generation
Floridian-her ancestors had
come from South Carolina to farm
in Gadsden County, Florida in
1824, soon after Florida became
a U. S. Territory.
There \% ill be a \ visitation period
\uith the family. at the First
MNethodist Church of Sanford
from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday,
September 19.
Funeral services with a
reception to follow will be at the
First United Methodist Church of
Sanford at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Burial will be in Perry at 2 p.m.,
on Thursday
She had requested that donations'
be made to Hospice of the
Comforter, Altamonte Springs,
The First Methodist Church of
Sanford, or the Methodist
Children's Home in Enterprise.
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Perry, FL 32348


By Bill Blue
Would you like to please God, follow Jesus' example,
edify your brethren, and grow your church numerically
and spiritually at the same time without doing anything
difficult? Visit the sick among your friends, family, and

The Gospels are filled with accounts of Jesus healing
the sick (Matt. 4:23-24, 8:14-17,9:35; Mark 1:30-34, 6:5;
Luke 4:38-40; John 4:46-53,5:2-9, 11:1-45), Jesus' ability
to heal became well known (Matt. 14:35-36; Mark 6:54-
56; Luke 7:2-10). We understand that the purpose behind
miraculous healings was to confirm that Jesus spoke and
did things by God's authority (John 3:2, 5:36, 10:25; Heb.
2:2-4; see also Mark 16:20), and also help us "believe
that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God" (John 20:31, see
also John 2:23, 11:1-45), but Jesus also healed the sick
because, "He was moved with compassion for them [the
sick]" (Matt. 14:14, see also Matt. 9:36).

Jesus gave His Apostles the ability "to heal all kinds of
sickness and all kinds of disease" (Matt. 10:1, 8; see also
Mark 3:14-15,6:12-13; Luke 9:1-2,9:6, 10:9). Thebook
of Acts records several instances when the Apostles healed
the sick (Acts 5:14-16, 9:36-41, 19:11-12, 28:8).

Jesus expects everyone to visit the sick. He instructed
the Apostles to teach Christians "to observe (or 'obey'
according to the NIV and NRSV) all things that I have
commanded you [the Apostles]" (Matt. 28:20), and taught
that "everlasting punishment" is reserved for the
unmerciful anduncompassionate who, among other
things, fail to visit the sick (Matt. 25:31-46). Thus, all
Christians, and not just the preachers, should follow Jesus'
example and visit the sick.

The writers of the New Testament likewise instructed
the churches to visit the sick (James 5:14-15).

Jesus did not visit only the physically sick, but als6 the
spiritually sick (Matt. 9:11-13; Mark 2:16-17; Luke 5:30-
32). The Apostles and inspired authors of the New
Testament also referred to the spiritually weak as sick (1
Cor. 11:29-30).,

Visiting the sick is a way of expressing our love- and
concern for one another; thus, fulfilling another command
of Jesus (John 13:34-35; see also Heb. 10:24). Visiting
the sick also encourages and strengthens the brethren,
and the relationships among the brethren, much in the
same way that faithful attendance at worship services
encourages the members assembled (Heb. 10:25).
Visiting the sick will help grow the church (Cf. Eph. 4:11-
16). I have known people who have left congregations
to worship elsewhere because the brethren were
"unfriendly," or the preacher did not visit (or. stay night
and day with) the sick. (I have often wondered, did that
person or other brethren visit the sick, or did that church
believe that visiting was solely the responsibility of its

We should not limit our concern to those who love us.
David sang about the concern he had for his adversaries
when they were ill (Psalm 35:12-13). Of course, showing
compassion on someone other than friends, family, or
brethren may encourage that person to consider becoming
a member of your spiritual family.
This article is reprinted online at http://www.bibleweb.com.

Athena Baptist Church


September 24 29
Sunday 11:00 am & 6:30 pm
Monday Friday 7:00 prm

Evangelist Dr. Ken Cloud
Special Singing Nightly .

Dr. Kenneth Cloud, is serving as Director of Missions, Bowen Association,
Bainbridge, Ga. He and his wife Brenda spent 21 years in full-time evangelism,
preaching across America, most of Canada,, Great Britain and the Caribbean Islands.
They have been speakers in Christian Educators Conferences all across America.
Brenda served as President of the Georgia Baptist Ministers Wives for the year 2003.
Dr. Cloud and his wife are formerly of Decatur County and have-two sons, one who
pastors in Dillwyn, Va., and the other who pastors in Grady County, Ga.

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Vanessa Taylor of Perry and
Melissa Mims of Covington, Ga.;
one brother, A. J. Mims of
Jacksonville; one sister, Marie
Griffin of Chiefland; a grandson,
Hayden Taylor of Perry; and
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. at
First Baptist Church with Glenn
Baker and Eddie Blalock
officiating. Interment will follow
at Pineview Memorial Gardens.
Family members will receive
friends at the church on Thursday
from 10 until 11 a.m.
Joe P. Bums Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.

Nell Turner Davis
Mrs. Nell Turner Davis, 77, a
longtime resident of Perry, died
Sept. 18, 2006, at her home. .
Mrs. Davis moved from
Pensacola to Perry in 1954. She
retired from the Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services after 20 years, was head
of the Red Cross Chapter in Perry
for many years and was volunteer
coordinator for Taylor County.
She was a member of the Perry
Garden Club, the Perry Woman's
Club and the First Baptist Church
of Perry, where she was active in
the WMU.
She was preceded in death by a
grandson, Lance Quicke.

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of 54 years, Henry P. Davis of
Perry; her mother, Ethel Turner, of
Pollard, Ala.; two daughters,
Sandra Quicke of Perry and Wanda
Brafford of Tallahassee; a brother,
Chester Turner Jr. of Mobile, Ala.;
three sisters, Bobbie Hudson of
Evergreen, Ala., Elizabeth Hansen
of Pensacola and Lenace Carden
of Flomaton, Ala.; four
grandchildren; and a host of nieces
and nephews.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at 2:30
p.m. at First Baptist Church with
Craig Kurimay, Glenn Baker and
Eddie Blalock officiating.
Interment will follow at Woodlawn
Cemetery. Family members will
receive friends today, Sept. 20,
from 6 until 8 p.m. Joe P. Burns
Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to the First Baptist Church
Bus Fund or the Henry Davis 4-H
Scholarship Fund at Farm Bureau.

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'Tough guys' take action to stop child abuse

For days, men from all walks of
life put their busy schedules on
hold to pose in front of bright
lights and an admiring audience for
the "Tough Guys for Kids" photo
shoot held at Amanda Clark
Photography Studio here in Perry.
The portraits, taken and donated
by Amanda Clark, will be featured
in the 2007-08 statewide "Tough

Guys for Kids--Taking Action to
Stop Child Abuse" campaign. The
first of several "Tough Guys for
Kids" events scheduled throughout
Florida is the release of the official
"Tough Guys for Kids" 2007
calendar. i
Th calendar features a Florida
State \player, a University of.
Florida player and Taylor County

men and children from all walks of
life, along with monthly quotes to
live by and facts about child abuse.
"The 2007-08 'Tough Guys for
Kids' campaign, organized by the
Florida Network of Children's
Advocacy Centers (FNCAC), is
about men, from all walks of life,
taking the time to stand up and get
involved in helping stop child

abuse," according to Deidra
McRory Newman, public relations
and development coordinator for
The official kick-off of the
"Tough Guys for Kids" campaign
will take place at the 51st annual
Florida Forest Festival Saturday,
Oct. 28, with the official release of
the calendar.

The calendars will be sold
throughout the state of Florida by
non-profit organizations which
will share the proceeds with the
Florida Network of Children's
Advocacy Centers.
A prize package drawing will be
held at the Florida Forest Festival.
Prize package registration forms
can be filled out and calendars can

be purchased at the "Tough Guys
for Kids" tent, which will be
located near the main stage. The
winner will be announced on the
main stage at 4 p.m. and must not
be present to win.
"Support of the FNCAC benefits
abused children! The purchase of
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Writer for power plant, against

rail cars traveling through Perry

Dear Editor:
I am in favor of the coal plant,
but I am against the coal plant
bringing its railroad cars through
downtown Perry as long as a rail
bypass option exists, whatever the
cost--even to the taxpayers. I am
also against any alternative
proposal that permits the cars to
travel through town, such as

increasing the speed limit for the
cars, or even adding additional
infrastructure to he rail lines
within the city limits.
I believe that adding additional
rail traffic through the City of
Perry will ultimately result in
additional closures of* railroad
crossings, against the will of city
officials and their constituents.

Increasing the speed limit for
trains will only result in more
accidents, and more railroad
crossing closures.
No one has yet provided a
logical argument for why the
railroad cars cannot bypass the
City of Perry.
William W. Blue

TRural healthcare
The B*yd Report: equity initiative

Congressman Allen Boyd recently
joined his colleagues of the Rural
Healthcare" Coalition to introduce the
Healthcare Access and Rural Equity
(H-Care) Act (HR 6030).
This comprehensive, bipartisan
legislation helps to: stabilize
elements of our nation's* rural
healthcare infrastructure and correct
inadequacies that jeopardize
beneficiaries in rural areas
"Our rural communities should not
be overlooked when it comes to.
access to critical., healthcare
services," said Congressman Boyd.
"Rural Americans face a unique
combination of factors, not found in

urban areas. The H-Care Act
recognizes the characteristics of
healthcare delivery in rural areas and
assists our providers in their efforts
to continue to offer quality care to
rural America."
The key provisions of the H-Care
Act include:
Authorizing a 'loan program
targeted to rural hospitals for capital
improvement projects such as
hospital renovation and expansion.
Improving .payments for rural
ground ambulance services.
Establishing the Rural
Community Hospital Program to
provide Medicare. cost-based
reimbursement for .inpatient and

outpatient services for hospitals with
50 or fewer beds.
Raising rural health clinic
reimbursements to more
appropriately cover costs.
Extending several expiring
Medicare adjustment payments for
rural practitioners. This would
include physicians practicing in
physician scarcity areas, rural
ambulance providers, rural home
health agencies and specific classes
of rural hospitals.
"Access to affordable, quality
healthcare is of great importance to
me and the people of North Florida,"
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Letters to the Editor

"Letter about DMH angers nurse

Dear Editor:
The recent--letter .,,regarding,,
- Doctors' Memorial Hospital was
zyery disturbing to m' self and other
employeess of DMH. Our hospital
ieeds community support to
Survive, not. ridicule and
judgmental attacks. I have worked
iat DMH over 12 years. I have
w arched administrators, directors,
0of nursing and physicians come
,and go.
The recent letter derogatorily
-dredged up the promise of a state-
of-the-art facility and ,,specialties
such as obstetrics.
The administrator, Mr. Alan
levine, was the one who
*.orchestrated and pushed through
"the oate and concept of the neu
:iospitaL. Een if he had stayed, all
he had promised would have taken
years to implement. Everything
"'--akes money and time to grow and
a.-.:dd to what we have.
It's my opinion, if a person
doesn't know the facts. they can't
make legitimate statements. We
have had a few doctors come and
go over the past few years. Most
stated to be leaving for
family/personal reasons, some not
liking a small town, etc.
It's true we no longer have a
cardiologist on staff, but we still
:have the same highly trained


emergency room staff who initiate
,and start treatment for cardiac
emergency room 'nurses,
paramedics, EMT's, and intensive
care nurses qualified to observe
cardiac patterns, cardiac enzyme
panels and are Advanced Cardiac
Life Support certified.
We suill have Dr. Mohammed
who has performed stress tests for
many years. I have. trusted my
heart status to him, as many others
in the community have..
My son-in-law was in an ATV
accident and sustained multiple'
internal injuries. I, of course, had
him brought to DMH. The
emergency room staff, doctors and
x-ray technicians were rapid in
doing the scans to know he needed
emergency surgery. Dr. Nelson
was my first choice of surgeons,,
but he- was out- of town. The
surgeon on call care in but wanted
to send him to Shands where he
said they' would have a crew
%aiting for him. He had stated he
had personal plans the next day
and didn't want to operate. My son-
in-law was life-flighted to Shands.
My daughter and I drove,
thinking by the time we got there,
the. surgery would be finished. We
were sadly mistaken. I don't want
to go into details publicly
criticizing a medical facility, but

their "dropping the .ball" as they
put it, compromised my sort-in-
law's recovery. He was discharged
from Shands in bad condition and
we had to bring him back to DMH
and Dr. Nelson to resolve his
health. When I fell 20 feet two
years ago, I, was taken to TMH. I
called my husband in the middle of
the night begging him to come to
Tallahassee and bring me to Perry
because of the lack of nursing care
I was receiving there.
So instead of degrading and
putting down our hospital,. why*
don't the citizens band together to
support the committed staff that
has stayed here for years to take
care of our neighbors and friends?
Help us find ways to raise the
.money we need for.the specialties
you want. But most of all, trust us.
We love our community and
Jeannie Harris, R.N.
House Supervisor

Bugs, heat lead

to writer moving
Dear Editor:
Goodb e Perryites, or is it
Perryians? Ok nice people of
Perry, I'm outta here. So is my
wife. We've lived here on the
outskirts of town for six months.
At first I loved the seclusion, the
fact that I only had to drive 10
miles one-way to work, rather than
the twenty-seven one way when
we lived in Gates, N.C. I liked the
fact that my friends owned
property, I could hunt and fish on.
This was gonna.be a cool place to
:, Then summer arrived, with all,
its heat and humidity.. I have
severe emphysema, which' has
been affected by the 90-plus days
of 90 :degrees or more..
Then the insects invaded us.
Something bit my ear while I was
asleep and it ballooned. The fire
ants and the sand gnats out here
are terrible. I've killed four brown
recluse spiders in 'the trailer we
were living in. A scorpion
introduced itself to my wife last
week. Needless to say she now
hates me because I'm a Scorpio.
We had a "love bug" invasion at
our .church this past Sunday, with
one landing inside this church
goer's mouth!
We're outta here! We're moving
to Minnesota where all bugs will
be dead by October. I've made a
few friends, I'll miss ya'll. Bye bye
Larry Cutler

Since extended family conce
putting me on the road most we
I have immediate family concern
ramble in my head during'my d
School grades.
The house.
The yard.
The office.
The bills.
You have them' too.
And, typically, we all deal.wi
day by day, minute by minute. I
do you do, when you're 6bligat
absent some of the time?
"You could make us a tap
husband said, tongue in cheek.
"What kind of tape?" I asked
naivete, playing along.
S"One that says, 'Now y'all bette
out at that golf course when he h
on Friday. You'd better be at
studying. He's got to make good
And don't be playing pool, eitI
needs to come home, get his sho
his clothes out for the next d
I couldn't help but enjoy the r
"Is that what I sound like?" I ask'
"Yep," they both said, pr
"Well, then, why don't you ju
and I won't have to repeat my
They were dumbfounded. The
their heads, puzzled by the conc
So I've mentally prepared that t
a few other tapes for them.
"Now don't be tracking mud
house. Just take your shoes of
door. Use your brain. The less yo
in; the less you'll have to clean u
What about socks?
"The reason you don't have clea
is because you leave them in the t
the foot of the sofa, under the b
outside near the four-wheeler.
bring in your socks, and put their
laundry room, they will be m
Don't make me walk all over thi
hunting for socks." '
Who is going to do the laundry
"I am going to do all the laund
before leaving each weekend, b
should do laundry in my absence
me out, and to make sure ti
clothes you need are clean."
But we don't know how to do la

Midweek Muddle

Where's the milk?

S.. .. ,

2rns are "If you can navigate the Internet and
weekends, program the VCR, you can do laundry.
is which' Just read the box of detergent if you
lays and have questions."
What about food?
"There are restaurants and grocery
stores, which for certain sums of money,
will .provide food for you. But
remember: Mountain Dew is not. a food
group.- You need to eat fruits and
vegetables along with your meats /and
th them potatoes. Please don't drink more
But what caffeine than you do milk."
ed to be And where's the milk?
"Don't ever ask me, again,. where;. the
e," the milk is. The milk can only be in one
place: in the refrigerator. It only fits on
ed with one shelf: ,the top one. The milk is
always in the refrigerator and always
_r not be on the top shelf; please don't ask me
ias tests again," :
home, Can I have some money?
I grades. "I prefer the question: 'How can I earn
her. He some money?' I don't walk around
wer, get asking people, 'Can I have some money?'
ay, 'and If you need money, you need to think of
ways, to earn it."
moment. Can you give me some money now and
ed them I'll do chores later?
"No' I don't ever pay in advance; it only
oud of encourages sinfulness in others."
As the day wanes, I would encourage
st do it my men, whom I love, to play this tape:
selff" I "Now don't go leaving your shoes
outside; the dogs will drag them off.
y shook "Get the basketball out of the driveway
ept. .so the postal carrier can deliver the
ape and mail."
"Don't wrestle in the living room; I just
in the straightened the rug.
f at the "I'd better not come back and find golf
ou track clubs inside the house.
p." "Don't forget to feed the dog and brush
your teeth.
in socks "Did you check the messages on the
ruck, at phone?
)ed, and "Lock the doors; water the plants; turn
If you'll off the lights; and think about how much
n in the you miss me." (That shouldn't take
washed. long.)
s house The only problem I see with this
method (which could save me a lot of
? words and add weeks to my life) is that
ry I can somebody has got to remember where
)ut you the tape is.
to help Then, someone has got to have the
hat the initiative to play it.
And no one can mock it.
laundry. In other words, it simply won't work.



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Pre-orders are now being taken for the 2007 "Tough Guys for Kids" calendar. Contact the
any member of the TCHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter. Residents may also vote.for
their favorite "Tough Guys" photo on-line at www.FNCAC.org.

Local 'tough guys'

featured in calendar

Continued from page 1
every calendar is assisting' us to
protect, serve and advocate for
children and families throughout
the state of Florida," Newman
"The FNCAC's vision is
'Florida's Children Free of Abuse',"
said Executive Director Sondra
Lanier Williams.
She added that proceeds from
the purchase of every "Tough Guys
for Kids" calendar will benefit
abused children by helping
FNCAC carry out its mission,
which is to "improve Florida's
i'6s'i 'lAb' 't6"'thIild abuse- by ,
i- supporting the development,
growth, and continuation of
Children's Advocacy Centers."
FNCAC is a nonprofit
public/private collaboration whose
mission is to promote and support
communities by providing
a coordinated, multi-agency
approach to the investigation,
intervention and treatment of child
'Children's Advocacy Centers
(CAC) are child-focused facilities
where child victims can receive
critical services provided by
specially trained professionals in
an environment that is neutral,

non-threatening, and geared
toward the children's specific
"It is crucial that children and
their families get the help they
need to begin healing from the
physical, mental and emotional
scars inflicted by child abuse, and
CACs are a place where that
healing can begin," Williams said.
"The ultimate success of CAC
depends on support of local
communities, including
individuals just like you. Child
abuse does not just hurt the
children who are its victims, it
hurts our entire society."
Locally, calendars can be
purchased through the Taylbr
County High School Fellowship of
Christian Athletes (FCA) for pick
up at the Florida Forest Festival;
through the TCHS Student Council
prior to the Florida Forest Festival;
by purchase at the bluegrass
festival Oct. 6 and 7; at the Florida
Forest Festival from TCHS Jayvee
Cheerleaders; and by the TCHS
Student Council at the TCHS
Homecoming game Nov. 3.
Calendars can also be purchased
on-line at www.FNCAC.org
or through student organizations
throughout the state of
"We also invite residents to help

FNCAC choose photos that will be
featured in the remainder of the
2007-08 campaign. Vote for your
favorite "Tough Guys, for Kids"
photo on-line at www.FNCAC.org.
Photo winners will be
announced at the Florida Forest
Festival on Oct. 28.
"Tough Guys" featured in the
calendar include: TCHS Athletic
Director Price Harris; University
of Florida football player # 19
Tony Joiner; Florida State
University Football Player # 98
Alex Boston; Boys and Girls Club
of Perry Executive Director Kevin
Kidd; volunteer firefighter and
GTCom employee Ken Parker;
Florida Highway Patrol -Cpl.
George Smyrnios; Taylor County
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Upshaw; Taylor County biker and
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Rodgers; Taylor County Sheriffs
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Hershberger; Perry Police
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carpenter Rudy Blanco; Doctors'
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Belle; United States Army officer
Darrell Whiddon; hunter and
Taylor County Sheriffs Office'
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ends, clothing all sizes. Signs will be
Moving sale Friday only 8 a.m. 6 p.m.
yain or shine. 15812 Breeze Dr. Leisure
Retreats. Follow signs. Something for
Everyone. 578-2452

Dk. green solid sofa & love seat with glass
top coffee table and end tables. 3 years
young. First $500 takes it. 584-6026
For Sale Bush hog 5 ft. squalor 60" fair
condition'$150; Radial arm saw -10 in.
craftsman, excellent condition $175;
Bagger- Cub Cadet 2 bag, nearly new
$125. Call 838-2385
4 new tires & rims size 265/70/17,
Goodyear wrangler A/T. $450 1 dog box
fits full size truck $75. 13" color TV $20
call 584-3673.
For Sale Baby strollers (2) playpen,
Walker (new), high chair, crib $200. Call
P20-9/22 ..
For Sale 1 organ Kimbal nice & ready to
use, great for church or home $350, 1,
prgan nice and ready to use, great for
church or home $350, 1 piano Baldwin
breat for church or to practice on $250 Call
Mark at South House 584-6021,
For Sale Leftover lafninate room sizes
pnly .50 cents a foot, leftover ceramic tiles
Toom sizes only .50 a foot, hardwood left
fff jobs .50 cents a foot. Call Mark at
'South House 584-6021.
For Sale 1 generator came off a motor
fiome works great $650, used riding
Pawnmower w/finish mower attached $800,
|x12 trailer old good fortrash or yard
Debris haul off $250. Call Mark at South
-louse 584-6021.


Lighted cherry wood entertainment center
fits up to 60 in TV. Cost $1299 sell for
$500. Oriental coffee and 2 end tables,
dark wood. C.T has ova glass center,
carved wooden designs legs and base
cost $1350 sell all three $500. Oak ainette
table/ 7 chairs $150. Queen bed & wrought
iron 4 poster frame. $80. Call 838-3255 or

For Sale 35" BF Goodwrinch Boggers on
15" hurricane rims Call 843-3277 or 838-
Music Lessons Producer/ Guitarist now
available for guitar, bass & voice students,
Beginners welcome. Call Josh Noland
8/4-10/6 .
For Sale Syrup kettles, 2 large ones,
$350 each. Call Mark at South House 584-
For Sale Large carry behind car/truck grill
cooks up to 60 quarters at a time. $400,
Used gas grill 4 in stock $45 each. Call
Mark at South House 584-6021.
For Sale Odd sofa's La-Z-boy, Broyhill,
Ashley, Berline starting at $200 $400,
Loveseats odd $150 each. Call Mark at
South House 584-6021.
'2005' Kazuma 150 cc; green, auto
reverse & shift w/reverse. Asking
$1,000. Call 223-1053, and leave

Singlewide 2 bedroom/ 1 bath for sale
$4,500. OBO 850-584-9309 or 850-843-

For Sale Must Be Moved 1989, 2 BR/ 2 BA
14x70 MH. C. H/AC side by side ref. &
dishwasher $8,500 OBO.
1 1/2 acres 1996 2 BR/ 2 Ba 14x70 MH C.
H/AC,. large deck. $50,000.
3 acres 2002 DWMH 3 BR/ 2 BA 24x48 w/
swimming pool & two sheds'all for
Buy all three w/4.77 acres for $165,000.
Call 584-5832..
House For Sale $148,000 Cedar Island.

2800 SF 4 BR/2 Bth home on 1.8 ac. off
Paul Poppell Rd. w/enclosed, patio,
beautiful, sunroom; large attic storage,
fenced in backyard with inground pool.
great neighborhood! -'Excellent buy!
$250,000. Call Jason Heartsfield @ 850-
843-0503. Nature Coast Inc.

Why Pay Rent?

Luxurious, Custom Built

Contemporary Houses
20 Models
$55,000 $200,00.0

Eagle's Nest Homes can give you all the advantages
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P.O. Box 1822 584-4678 Perry, FL 32348

Prestige Home Center
The Only Factory Outlet on the West Coast
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Choose from
2 or 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Exceeds New Gov't. Standards

$2 75mo.

REDUCED PRICE 2 city lots behind
PIZZA HUT, on Magnolia street large live
oak's, fenced with well, ready for your
home. excellent buy! $60,000. Call Jason
Heartsfield @ 850-843-0503. Nature Coast
Commercial Building for sale 13,500 sq.
Old Badcock Furniture Building. Call 850-
.584-5891. Pete Fortner

Land for sale, 221 North Between Shiloh
Church Rd. and Cairo Parker Rd. 1 acre
lots with paved roads. Owner financing
available. Please call (386) 658-1346 or
(850) 584-7466.
3 BR/2 Ba Ranch Home on 2.56 acres at
588 E. Robert's Aman Rd. New laminate
wood and tile flooring throughout, updated
kitchen and appliances. $199,000 Easy to
show Call 223-1402 or 672-0990.

32x80 2003 Homes of Merit mobile home
on 1.73 acres 4 bd/2 1/2,bth on paved rd.
Large back porch, rain soft water
purification system. 89 N. Page Rd. off of
Woods Creek Rd. $130,000 838-3927,

For Rent: Triplewide mobile home 3/2
ready for move inl
For Sale: Triplewide 3/2 central air,
stainless steel appliances on one acre
fenced; Single wide 3/2, central air,
appliances on one acre fenced;
Doublewide 3/2, central air, appliances,
pool, shop, immaculate! Many more -
financing available to qualified buyers,
Big Bend Properties, Inc.
Jerry W. Cawthon, Broker

For Sale non-qualifing assumtion $45 fee-
$3000 down/payments $371 plus $100 lot
rent must be moved by 8/1/07 2 bed/2 bth,
16x80 Skyline. Stove, ref., washer, dryer
garden tub, walk-in shower. Really nice
home existing loan through Vanderbuilt
Mortgage Co. will consider renting at $600
month. 1st, last, sec deposit. $1800 move
in. Prefer to sell. Call 584-9455
9/15-9/27- -- ..

Annual membership in saddle club, Taylor
County: 350 acres, 25 miles of trails Call

"Owner will Finance" For Sale 23 acres
with 16x80 Mobile Home. 3 bedrooms, 2
bathrooms, furnished $125,000. Deposit
down $25,000.386-294-2197.

Beautiful New Homes df Merit 2 bed/ 2
bath DWMH on 1.3 fenced acres. Includes
many extras $78,900. Call 838-9035.

House for Sale by owner 2 BR/1 Bth large
kit, LR needs some work. $15,000 OBO
Call 672-1613

2 lots for sale corner of Washington &
Dixie Hwy. suitable for mobiles or house.
223-2627 or 838-0851.

For Rent Hwy. 221, Shady Grove, 1
bedroom new, full bath/shower,
kitchenette, furnished or unfurnished,
AC/Heat included, access to den and
porch. $550 per month. Negotiable. 850-
843-4590 or 850-223-3630.
2 BR/1 Ba, Mobile Home total electric
central H/A $385 per month, plus $250
deposit. Application and reference required
some restrictions apply. 584-3889.
For Rent Nice 2 bed/ 1 bath duplex
downtown location in great neighborhood,
Clean & quiet. No children or pets. $425
month 1st, last and security deposit. Call
For Rent or Sale 2 BR/2 Bath SW, city
water, P.E. Electric, references required.
First, last and deposit. Contract private
party agreement, Lipscomb Circle. 584-
Mobile Home sites for lease, City water,
P>E. Elec. Lipscomb Circle 584-4516
Downtown Hair Salon for rent. $235 per
month, per room. All utilities include Heat/
Air, Hot water, electric. Call Select Group
For Rent 3 bed/1.5 bath brick house Call
584-9121 for more details
1, 2 and 3 BR HC and Non-HC accessible
apartments. HUD vouchers considered,
Equal Opportunity. Office hours are 8:00-
5:00 Mon-Thurs. Call 850-584-5668. 709
W. Church St., Perry, FL 32348. TDD 711.

Southern Villas of Perry
Looking For Applicants!
HUD Vouchers accepted. 1 and 2 BR HC
and non-HC accessible apartments. Office
hours are. 8:00 to 5:00 Mon-Thurs. Call
850-584-8111. TDD/TTY 711. 315 Puckett
Rd. Perry, FL 32347. Equal Housing

Newly remodeled office Suites available
for lease, electric, water,-gas and trash
removal included, only $260 monthly. Call
Select Group Realty @ 850-584-4401.
6/21tfnSGR "
Commercial Building For Lease Down
town building Brand new. 10 office's
including receptionist area and waiting
area. All internet and- phone equip,
handicapaccessible bathroom.. Must see,
Call Select Group Realty at 850-584-4401.
Large, one bedroom apartment. $450 per
month. Available 10/01. No pets, no
children, 1st and last month rent. Please
call 584-8275 evenings for appointment.

READY TO RENT. Bring your Mobile Home
or R.V., few lots available. PUBLIC BOAT
RAMP & KEATON BEACH very close!
Flexible terms. Call Anytime! 305-632-
5822 or 305-866-0460.
3 BR/2 Bath House Roberts Aman Rd. on
2 acres. Central H/AC, all electric. $700
with deposit. No pets. 578-2240.

Emergency Medical Services:
Flight Paramedic, PRN

Imaging Services:
Nuclear Med Tech, Part-Time
Echo/Sonographer, PRN
Ultrasound Tech, PRN

Home Health:
Registered Nurse, Full-Time
Registered Nurse, Full-Time, 7P
Licensed Practical Nurse, PRN,7P
Surgical Services:
OR Tech, Full-Time

Bookkeeper/Executive Secretary
for retail business in Perry, FL.
Computer skills required.
Experience a plus, accounting software a plus.

Send cover letter, resume, references & salary req. to
Mail to: 3483 Hwy. 19 S., Perry, FL 32347
or fax to (850) 838-9091


Old Sports Trophies (before 1975)
Comic Books (collectibles-any year)
Scrap Gold & Gold Silver Dollars
Pocket Watches Diamonds
-. Postcards Sports Memorabilia Af
Taylor County Historical Items
Vintage metal toys/wind-up toys
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Rehabilitation Center
207 Marshall Driie Perry, FL 32347
Drug Free Workplace -R jiual Opportunity Employer

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.

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No Down Payment for Landowners!

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Studio Cottage for Rent. $350 month, no.,
*utilities, Recently remodeled all new
appliances. First, last, and security. Call
672-0923 after 10 a.m.

Administrative Assistant position
available at professional training center in
Monticello. Must have excellent written,
verbal, organizational, computer and
people skills. Responsible for general
office coordination and management,
including clerical and bookkeping. Must
be able to work independently, exercise
good judgement, and be multitask and
detail oriented. For detailed job description
please contact gale@greenindustries.org.
Salary based on education and
experience. Application is available on
website at www.nfcc.edu. Send application
and resurne to NFCC Human Resources,
325 NW Turner Davis Drive, Madison,
Florida 32340, Application packet requires
letter, resume and application. Application
deadline 9/29/06. EOE
9/15-9/27N FCC
dependable construction workers. Clean
Florida Driving Record and drug testing
required. Fax resume/job history to 850-
-9/13-9/29 t

Repair & Maintenance Opening for a
general purpose repair and maintenance
person, Full Time, we guarantee 40 hours.
Must be qualified in painting, some
carpentry work along with miscellaneous"' 'i
jobs. Must have a good driving record, be ;
reliable and.trustworthy: Pay rate $8.50-12 I
per hour plus vacation and holiday pay. :,
We .have a drug free workplace. Apply at
Ware Oil & Supply Co, 2715 S Byron I
Butler Parkway.Perry, Fl 32348. .
Advent Christian Village '
Current JOBS Line Advertisement .-
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24 hrs/ day, 7 days/ week P
CNA / LPN Got. a Passion for F
Compassion? Direct ca-e siaff in long-term (
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shifts available. Florida cenr:icaion (CrJA)
or licer. (LPJ) reuiredE.. Experience r
desired- :,ui roir t ij qirdr
FT positions -include health, dental, life c
disability, supplemental insurance; 403b c
retirement account; paid time off, access v
to onsite daycare and fitness facilities. e
Apply in person at Personal Office .e
Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until ft
4:00 p.m., or fax resume/credentials to fr
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Workplace/ Criminal background checks 4
required. A
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Help Wanted Hair Stylist or Barber and $ 9
Nail Tech. Call A Hair Shop 352-498-2782
in Steinhatchee.

Drivers- Co & Owner Ops .
Dedicated Runs
from Perry, FL to Savannah, GA
$1.03+Surcharge / High Mileage
Excellent Home Time / Medical Coverage b
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A Behavioral Health Care Center is
currently seeking:
A minimum of a Master's Degree with a
major in counseling, social work,
psychology, nursing, rehabilitation,
special education, health education, or a
related Human services field and two
years of professional experience in
providing services to persons with"
behavioral illness. Substance abuse
knowledge preferred, some local travel
required. License preferred.
located in Gadsen, Jefferson, Leon,
Madison and Taylor Counties)
A Bachelors Degree from an accredited
university or college with a major in
counseling, social work, psychology,
criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation,
special education, health education, or a
related human services field. (a related.
human services field is one in which major
course work includes the study of human
behavior and development) and have a
minimum .of one year of full time or
equivalent experience working with adults
experiencing serious mental illness or a.
bachelor's degree from an accredited
university or college and three years full-
time or equivalent experience working with
adults experiencing serious mental
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
check. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative
Action Employer, Drug-Free Workplace
OPENING. Tango Transport Dedicated
Services is now hiring for the Standard
Furniture account. Start at .40 cpm. New.
Conventional. Home weekends. Family
Medical/Dental. 401k, CDL-A w/ 18
months OTR exp req'd. Call 877-826-4605.

Parts Counter Sales Representative
Perry, Florida Local John Deere
Consiruciion and Forestry Equipment
Dealership has an immediale operlng qor a
paris Counter Represenialike Sell.
mivs bted, sjidual Vit &yS erpigey,
.kills will be responsibte-fepreGessirng.
orders -for telephone and walk-in
customers shipping, receiving and
Narehousing parts. Previous auto or heavy
equipment parts and/or mechanical
experience preferred. Computer skills and
ork lift operation required. We offer a drug,
ree work environment, competitive pay,
excellent health and dental benefits,:
01(k) Retirement and Profit Sharing Plan.
applicationss accepted at 3033 Highway 27
-ast in Perry or Email resume to:
Heavy Equipment Mechanic / Welder
Local John Deere Dealership is looking for
an experienced technician to diagnose,
epair and provide general maintenance for
con-,iruciion and forestry equipment. Will
also be responsible for welding and
fabrication. Must have full range of tools,
be customer service oriented, and require
little supervision. We offer a drug free work
environment, competitive pay, excellent
health and dental benefits. 401(k)
Retirement and Profit Sharing Plan.
Applications accepted at 3033 Highway 27
East in Perry or Email resume t6:

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Times September 20, 2006

Driver Dedicated Regional
* Guaranteed *
Home EVERY Wkend
Avg. S825 $1025/wk
65% preloaded/pretarped
Jacksonville, FL Terminal
CDL-A req'd 877-428-5627

Help Wanted Badcock Home Furniture &
More. Warehouse Delivery person. Good
license must be 21. Apply in person.
Grounds Keeper full time to maintain
property grass, plants, etc., all tools
furnished. Can Guarantee 40 hours. Paid
vacation, sick leave, holidays, health
insurance is available. Must be reliable
and in good health. Drug test required.
Apply at Ware Oil & Supply, 2715 S
Byron Butler Pkwy Perry, FL 32348.
County Administrator $65,561 $73,798 +
Road Maintenance Tech $8.04/ hr. +
Planner $34,777 $39,145 + benefits'
Roll-Off Site Attendant $6.49 hr./ Call in
Entire job descriptions and requirements
can be viewed at www.libioinfo.com or
Taylor Employment Connections, 1702 S.
Jefferson St. Positions are open until
filled. Taylor County is an EOE/VP/Drug
Testing/ Background Check Employer.
Experienced HVAC/R service technicians
with a minimum of 5 yrs experience.
starting wages $14-16/hr. Call 850-584-
Experienced convenience store manager
needed. Call Ware Oil at 584-6666 or fax
resume to 584-6339. Ware Oil is an equal
opportunity employer of drug free

850-838-JUNK (58
State Certified Sc

Free pickup of junk cars/
equipment and abandoned
vehicles. TODp cash on a;l

Free to a GOOD home bea
loving male cat will pay t

Installation and repairs done at a good
UCK? price. No overhead. Direct savings to you.
LS!! 30 years experience. 850-838-9050.
365) Please leave message.
ales 01/04tfnBR
The Handyman experts LLC, honest work!
trucks, farm Affordable, professional, licensed and
or unwanted insured. Specializing in house painting,
that run. Call interior, etc., mobile home repairs, home
maintenance, pressure washing (wood and
concrete) carpet, vinyl, wood floor, ceramic
tile, and repairs. Call 584-2270 (home) or
584-3776 (office). 25 years.

utiful, sweet &
o neuter 578-

J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed and insured. Free estimates. We
also grind stumps. Call today 838-1280.
Firewood for sale.
Palm Trees Done Professionally! 20 year
experience, stump grinding, tree trimming,
Licensed & Insured. Call John at 850-672-

S 9/1tff

MOM & Pop

LLC, Jeff Wilson Tile installation, Tile
repair, re-grout, concrete coating. Call 838-
SA 2- Z Farm and Lawn Services
SHarrowing, bush hog mowing, dirt leveling,
rake work and complete lawn services.
.Tree trimming/ removal, dump truck
services. Call 584-6737.

5.0, 4x4, automatic, excellent FOR SALE
condition, very-well maintained, 1989 Bronco XLT
excellent interior, cold A/C, tilt,
cruise, power windows & locks, tow
package, new metallic blue paint, '.
new 12.50x15 AT tires on 12" MT j- -
aluminum rims (only 400 miles on
these), tinted windows, 112,000
original miles.
MUST SEE!! $5,000 oso
584-6678, 584-8563 or 1-352-356-0268

1996 2 WD Ford Iruck 6 cyl engine. 4 spd
wl 0D .DAC. AM/FMICD. one oWrief. greAl '
condition 160K miles $3900 Call 584-
9288, .
'97 Tahoe 113k miles Flowmasters, slight
lift & wheels. Leather, XM ready loaded.
%8,500 850-510-3847.
For sale: 2005 25HP Nissan (bought new
in March). manual start, $1600. Call 838-
1522 after 5pm. I
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Wholesale Transmissions used & rebuilt. I
alsc buy old transmissions for Cores. 850-
8.13-2904, or 850-584-3193.
;r Lawn Care
Licensed and Bonded
Commercial & Residential;
mpwing, weed eating, shrubbery care,
flower beds!
-. (Home) 850-584-8420
98 (Cell) 850-371-0530
Brenda & Teena's House Cleaning & Lawn
Mowing. Residential & Business. For
Free Estimate call 850-223-2477. -

Free Estimates!!!
Call Billy Blue at
838-1307 or 672-0955

Will mow pastures and other acreage and
lots. Tractor & bushhog or lawn mower.
Reasonable prices, good work call-Gary
Gamble 584-7373
A+ Blanco Home Cleaning Service, (850)
672-1298, Letty Blanco, Licensed &

For sale: 1992 14' Lancer with 2005 25HP
Nissan, manual start, galvanized trailer,
$2,800. Call 838-1522 after 5 p.m.
if -

', Glenda Padgett Wells, will not be
responsible for any debts other than my
own effective September 20, 2006.
9/20, 9/27

Croft the :holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a
tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and year of
issuance, the description of the
property, and the names in which it was
assessed are follows:
Certificate No. 129
Year of Issuance: 2003
Description of Property: PARCEL No.
Commence at the southwest corner of
section 34, township 3 south, range 7
east, for a point of beginning, thence
run east 990 feet to a point 330 feet
west of the east boundary line of the
southwest 1/4 of the southwest 1/4,
thence run North 220 feet, thence run
west 990 feet, thence run south.220 feet
to' fhe; point rofnbeginning,;icohtaining: 5u,
acres more or less.
Name in which assessed Arvel D. Parker
c/o Jason & Mandy Brooks
Said property being in the County of
Taylor, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described is such certificate
shall be sold to the highest bidder at the
courthouse door on the 16th day of
October, 2006 at 11:00 o'clock,a.m.
Dated this 11th day of September,.2006.
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor, County, Florida
9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4 .


SiCCECSS Made fresh when
you order.

Join the Management Team at Sonic
Drive-In, and success could come quickly

Sonic Drive-In Restaurant will soon be opening in Perry, FL.
Starting salary is negotiable based on experience. The average
manager salary for our group in this area was $57,000 in 2005.

As a manager, you will receive:
A base salary plus monthly bonuses
A comprehensive medical benefits program
An extensive "hands-on" training program
*A fun anc friendly atmosphere

Do you have energy, enthusiasm, and a track record of sales
growth, creative marketing and employee development?
Now is.the time to get your career going.

Also, we are looking for
Assistant Manager and Shift Leader Positions
We offer a great work environment and fun place to work.

Please fax your resume to:
(904) 339-9430

For further information you may call:
Terry Phillips (904) 535-4114

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Case No. 06-627-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
The administration of the estate of MARY
NELL SWAIN, deceased, whose date of
death was September 10, 2006; File
Number 06-627-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 name and address of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's 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 decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
The date of first publication of this notice
Is: SEPTEMBER 20, 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
1525 Glencoe Road
Winter Park, FL 32789

Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing Date: Tuesday, OCt. 17, 2006
Subject of Hearing: 1. Use of District
Owned Vehicles
2. Use of On Call Substitute Teachers
The District School Board of Taylor
County will hold a public hearing on the
above date for approval of said subject
item. This hearing will be held at the
school board meeting. The public is
invited to attend to express their opinions/
concerns. The public hearing will- be held
at the administrative complex, school
board meeting room, 318 north Clark
Street. A copy of this policy may be
obtained from the Superintendent's Office.
Oscar M. Howard
Superintendent of Schools
9/20,,9/27,10/4, 10/11

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The Pickin' in the Pines Bluegrass Festival is a benefit
concert to, raise money for performer Ernie Thacker, who
was seriously injured in an automobile crash soon after
performing at the third annual Florida State Bluegrass
Festival held here in April.
Act endorsed by several agencies

October bluegrass festival to
benefit performer after crash
Taylor County will host a "Pickin' In the Pines" Bluegrass Festival Oct.
6 and 7 as a benefit event for Ernie Thacker.
The musician, who was a featured performer at the Florida State
Bluegrass Festival held here in April, was paralyzed in a car crash soon
after the festival.
"The bluegrass community is really coming together for this benefit,
with many of them donating their time to perform," Coordinator Dawn
Taylor said.
Slated to take the stage at Forest Capital State Park for the festival are:
Marty Rayon, the Lonesome River Band, Kenny and Amanda Smith,
Randy Kohrs, Ernie Evans, Tresa Jordan, Melissa King, Swinging Bridge
and Bits of Grass.
For tickets or weekend passes, contact the Perry/Taylor County
Chamber of Commerce at 584-5366.

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