Commissioners reverse vote
The driver of a sanitation collection truck escaped serious injury when he pulled into the path of an oncoming log truck late
Friday morning on Highway 98. The impact knocked the sanitation truck across the road and into the eastbound lane. It also
tore off the front hood and fenders of the log truck, and bent the rear axle of the other truck. (Photo by Mark Viola)
On Pruitt's coastal Idevelopment
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The local Covenant Hospice Perry
Community Support Center, located in
the Winn Dixie Shopping Center, has
meeting space available for interested
civic groups or support groups.
For more information contact
CSI: Perry to host tea for
CSI: Perry (Cancer Services &
11 0 motion) will host a tea at Doctors'
litorial Hospital's Windows Cafe
Thursday, Feb.7, from 4-6 p.m.
.All interested volunteers are
Iqas Club receive$
new club comes to Perry Friday,
Feb 8, when 41 men and women
rate the charter night of the Perry
he event, which will.be held at the
Perry Elks Lodge, begins with a social
hogr at 6 p.m.followed by the banquet
at 7. Keynote speaker will be former
senator Rod Smith.
lead help with your
AARP's Tax Aide program is now
underway at the Taylor County Public
Library. Assistance is available every
Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Two state and locally approved
comprehensive plan amendments
which were linked to the halted
Taylor Energy Center (TEC) now
appear to be on their way to the
Commissioners agreed Monday
night to hold public hearings to
consider the repeal of the
ordinances passed in 2007.
The four utility partners behind
TEC announced July 12, 2007, that
they were suspending their
permitting efforts for the proposed
800-megawatt, coal-fired power
plant to be located east of Perry,
but the applications for the two
amendments were continued.
One amendment creates two
new land use categories for power
generating facilities within the
county. The second changes the
land use classification for the
proposed TEC site near Buckeye
(some 3,000 acres) from
agriculture to a new category
accommodating.solid fuel power
plants. The land is currently owned
by Buckeye and Foley Timber and
The amendments were approved
locally by the Taylor County
Planning Board and county
commission as well as on the state
level by the Florida Department of
Community Affairs (DCA).
Both the county and DCA
became involved in litigation
before a state administrative law
judge after a number of local
residents petitioned to have those
approvals overturned in
commission was the result of an
executive session the commission
held Monday, Jan. 28. Although
those proceedings are closed to the
public, the advertised purpose of
the session was to discuss the
upcoming administrative hearing.
The petitioners consist of six
Taylor County residents--John and
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A Taylor Correctional
Institution (TCI) officer is listed in
fair condition after being attacked
by a unknown number of pit bulls
at her home in Mayo Jan. 27.
Rebecca Wimberly, 58,
sustained severe lacerations to her
arms and legs during the attack
and was in "critical condition by
the time EMS arrived at the
scene," a spokesman for the
Lafayette County Sheriffs Office
The dogs belonged to
Wimberly's son Benjamin; they
escaped from a pen located on the
.back of the property. The dogs
were shot and killed by their
Wimberly was transported by
hehcopter to Shands Hospital in
Gam sville, where she remained
asSohe w ec by another
son at the-deer of her greenhouse
covered in blood, according to
nWe are not sure what the
provocation was for the attack or
t almainnvol dt tdogatta
the LCSO spokesman said.
No charges are expected.
The Suwannee River Water
Management District (SRWMD)
appears to be in conflict with
the Florida Department of
Community Affairs (DCA) over
Dr. J. Crayon Pruitt's latest coastal .
development--The Reserve at
The golf course, residential and
commercial project, proposed to be
constructed between Dekle Beach
.and Keaton Beach, will be up for
permit approval when the district's
board meets Tuesday, Feb. 12, in
It was originally scheduled for
SRWMD's January meeting but
was postponed at the request of
the state. SRWMD staff
have recommended that the
environmental resource permit
(ERP) be approved.
"DCA basically has stated that
they found the project in violation
of the coastal zone management
act," SRWMD's Jon Dinges said
Tuesday. "They are recommending
that the governing board deny the
But Dinges said DCA's request
He said there is no link between
an environmental resource permit,
which is administered by the water
management district, and land use,
which is governed by the DCA.
"The project developers can get
their land use permit before or after
their ERP permit. It happens all the
time," Dinges said.
Last summer, Pruitt killed plans
to construct the $700 million
Magnolia Bay Marina and Resort
on the same property after several
governmental agencies objected to
the marina and associated channel
into the Gulf.
According to Project
Environmental Specialist Beverly
Birkitt, the current project will
feature 624 condominium units, an
874-unit hotel, some single-family
housing and 280,000 square feet of
SRWMD, in its staff reports,
indicated approval of the newest
"As a result of the applicant's
(Pruitt's) efforts during the ongoing
project review, direct and
secondary wetland impact
avoidance and minimization
efforts are considered adequate to
meet rule criteria. The project is
not contrary to the public interest,"
District staff wrote in the permit
According to SRWMD, wetland
impacts on the project were
reduced from 134 acres to 44 acres.
The applicant (Pruitt) proposes
to mitigate by a combination of
wetland creation (5.5 acres),
preservation (230 acres),
hydrologic enhancement (20.4
acres) and the purchase of
mitigation bank credits, according
to the District.
"The proposed mitigation more
than replaces the functional loss
associated with the project." the
staff report says.
According to the permit
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By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI
Followmg m the footsteps of
another long-ago carpenter, more
than a dozen Campers on Mission
are turning their hand at restoring
the 100-year-old Robert M.
Henry Memorial Methodist
Church in Shady Grove.
A convoy of campers arrived
Jan. 11 and began renovations to
the wooden structure which sits
adjacent to the brick sanctuary at
the corner of C.R. 14 and Highway
"This building was originally in
the spot where the brick church is
now. Dedicated in 1906, the
wooden structure survived the
great hurricane of 1935--which
blew the building completely out
of square. You can see inside
where they used braces to keep the
building from falling over," pastor
Wallace Holmes said.
"I have been preaching here
since 1982 and it has always been
a dream to do something with the
old church building. This was a
dream shared by many of the
church members and Shady Grove
residents. We have prayed about it
and now we're moving forward,"
Holmes contacted the Alabama
district of Campers on Mission
through local member Gerald
"They like to work on projects in
Florida during the fall and winter
months. It just so happened that a
project they had planned for
February fell through and they
were able to take on the job here in
Shady Grove. We are absolutely
thrilled to have them with us,
"Auley Rowell donated use of a
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Administrative law judge Bram
11 E. Canter issited an order last
week closing the consolidated
cater challenging Buckeye's
proposed wastewater permit while
leaving the door open to potential
Canter had suggested in a Dec.
26 "show cause" order he might
talke the action so the permit would
"M'se and proceed in a more
noritial and orderly manner."
Bilbkeye asked the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection (FDEP) to renew its
wastewater permit in 1995. The
proposed permit included
numerous process changes inside
the kill plus the installation of a
15 fle pipeline to move the
plafits discharge from the upper
Fenholloway to near its mouth,
?Bill legal challenges, agency
reviews and scientific studies have
slowed the process. A FDEP
permit status report on Dec. 21
liad recommended a hearing
abatement until March 1, followed
by another status report.
A company spokesman a said
Brickeye supports the
aditiinistraute law judge5 ruling.
!'The approach outlined by
Judge Canter appears to be the
best path to improve the
Fenholloway," said Dan Simmons,
Btickeye s public affairs manager.
"The judge's acuon w ill streamline
the procedural process and result
in a better pernur.' he said.
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WORKING FOR THE LORD
Continued from page 1
parcel of land across from the
church for the campers and even
installed utility hook-ups for their
trailers. We expect the project to
take about seven weeks all total.
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Construction is non-stop m:
Monday through Friday.
The average age of the
volunteers is 71; the camper in
charge of rebuilding the window
frames is 85.
If you ask the men why they
choose to spend their retirement
years laboring on construction
jobs, the answer is swift--"the
Harvey Hastings has logged
more thim I8 years with the
campers mission and worked on
about ll 8 projects. His reward?
"The blessings you get out of it."
Coordinator Wilton Whigham of
Huntsville, Ala., serves as the main
contact for the campers and it is his
duty to "contact everyone and
direct the work."
He noted that the Alabama group
holds a state rally twice a year.
"This is where we report on the
jobs we have done and present any
potential projects. If someone is
interested in a particular project,
they sign-up. It is strictly on a
volunteer basis and is open to
whoever wants to sign up and
come," Whigham said.
But beyond the new foundations
and buildings they craft lies the
heart of their commitment. "We are
working for the Lord. Our ultimate
objective is to help reach people
for the Lord and welcome them as
believers," Whigham said.
"rk is on-going Monday through
Friday, with weekend breaks."
The renovation proicct includes
a complete overhaul of the interior
and exterior of the building.
"We are putting in new
bathrooms, heating and air
conditioning, vinyl siding and new
interior wall coverings. They are
also rebuilding all of the window
frames. The campers are donating
their time for the labor and we are
providing the materials. Anyone
wishing to contribute materials to
this effort is welcome to contact
me," Holmes said.
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Mission volunteers said the
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the community "has been
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He will talk about agricultural
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the Farm Bill, and the happenings
in Washington, D.C. The meeting
will include farmers from
Lafayette, Columbia, Hamilton,
Suwannee, Taylor, Jefferson; and
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Several of the original
lietitioners in the case have either
withdrawn, are deceased or have
changed their names and
Simmons stated the company is
continuing to make environmental
improvements at the plant that do
liot involve the wastewater permit.
file said plant personnel are
c'iffrently working on a project to
iiAt"all a major environmental
upgrade in the Number 1 mill's
pulp washing equipment. The
popje.ct--estimated to cost $8.4
Willifib--is expected' to reduce
ethu t color by 12 percent and to
Local youth invited to
serve as legislators
The Florida 4-H Legislature Program will play host to more than 200
teens this summer in Tallahassee June 23-27.
- Youth will get the opportunity to serve as legislators, lobbyists and
reporters. with both a House and Senate in session, as well as debate a
variety of issues and learn how government works. Florida 4-H
Legislature will conduct business with an acting governor, lieutenant
governor and cabinet.
For more information on how you can take part in this event, please
contact Lori Wiggins at the Taylor County Extension Office at 838-3508.
This program is open to youth ages 14-18.
Commission to repeal ordinances
C Chued from page 1
G le "Dickert, Carole Taitt, Diane
ad lichard "Abe" Whitfield, and
Jo :Tales Ezell--as well as the
Taykir County Residents United
for the Environment (TRUE)-
B'lfe proceedings of the
executive session will be made
public once the current litigation is
conclu o day's regular meeting, -
County Attorney Conrad Bishop
asked commissioners to affirm the
action taken during the executive
"You instructed me to attempt to
:: pha is
coddithiction and operation of a
commercial and residential
waterfront development on 64
acres and the "conceptual"
approval of an 18-hole golf course
and associated commercial and
a nal development on 200
& have reduced the wetlands
n ated s bitantial proved
better protection to the wetlands,"
S said extensive boardwalks
willJe located throughout the
development as well as a kayak
launch. an observation tower and
kilisks adjacent to some of the
ho a9t oC ekp rp ty.salt works
The golf course is being
desiglied for certification by
A ddobon International," Birkitt
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reduce water usage at the site by
one million gallons per day. .
The upgrade, Simmons said, is
expected to be completed by June
2009. A $10 million upgrade to
the Number 2 mill's pulp washing
equipment was completed in May
2006 he said. .
Simmons said the company is
also continuing to work with
environmental regulators and
private researchers to make future
improvements in the plant's treated
"Buckeye has made a lot of
progress but there is more work to
be done to reach class 3 standards.
Buckeye is committed to restoring
the river to fishable and
swimmable conditions," he said.
Ed Oberschlake took part in last year's 4-H Legislative
which passed 4-0. I
Page then made a motion-to set
public hearings for the two new
ordinances and Wiggins seconded.
This also passed 4-0 with Bethea
According to the County Clerk's
Office, the hearings have been set
for the commission's regular
meeting on Monday, March 3,
beginning at 6:10 p.m.
When asked Tuesday to
fabj1 re use tod n no tc e
the confidential nature of
On Tuesday, Jan. 29. the day
after the commission's executive
session, the petitioners filed a joint
motion with Adthinistrative Law
Judge Bram D. E. Canter asking
that the case be put in abeyance
and that a hearing scheduled for
March he canceled.
According to the motion, "the
petitioners and respondents... are
currently engaged in negotiations
settle the case," Bishop said. .
"I contacted the other side and I
contacted also DCA's attorney,
Kelly Martinson, to determine
what you as a board needed to
"That is to pass two ordinances
repealing Ordinance 2007-04 and
2007-05. Those ordinances--those
repeal ordinances--have already
been prepared and sent. What you
need to do is set a public hearing
onA ing to Commission
Chairman Clay Bethea, a vote was
needed affirming what the
commission had agreed upon in
the executive session in order to
allow Bethea to declare his conflict
in public as he is employed by
Commissioner Mark Wiggins
made a motion to affirm the
board's actions from the executive
session. Commissioner Malcolm
Bethea abstained from the vote,
regarding the possibility and terms
of settlement of the issues
presented in petitioner's amended
petition which may render moot
every and all disputes in the above-
The judge granted the motion
The TEC partners finalized
contracts with Buckeye and Foley
to purchase the 3,000-acre site in
late 2006. Southern Power, a
raryCom ny, antu-llased
of intent with the partners in
Under the new agreement.
Southern Power wouki pay $3.9
million to the TEC partners to take
over agreements with Buckeye and
Foley Timber and Land Conyany
that include purchase of the land as
well as a deal to utilize wastewater
from Buckeye's pulping process as
The deadline to exercise the
agreement is April 15.
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Paul and Susan Dyal of Perry announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Louise. to Bnan Louis
Whaffer, son of Jay and Karen Slane of Palm Harbor, and the late Donald Shaffer of Clinton Township. Mich.
g; The bride-elect was the valedictorian of her 1995 graduating class at Taylor County High School. She then
arned her Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in fmance, from the University of Flonda in May of 1999.
he is currently employed with Koss Olinger Financial Group in Gainesville.
The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of the University of Florida. earning a Bachelor of Science degree
ith a Pmlajor in finance as well. He is currently employed as an assistant manager with HSBC Finance in
Th e mony will be held on May 17.2008, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort. Local invitations will be
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it I eivedding of their daughter, Angela Lynn Goodwin, to Patrick
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Rev. Curlis H. Sunny
Goodwin Jr. She is the granddaughter of Curtis and Marenda Goodwin of
Day, and Bryant and Betty Tedder of Perry.
She is a 2004 graduate of Andulusia High School and attends the
University of Alabama at Birmingham where she will graduate in May
with a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood and elementary
The prospective groom is son of Richard and Kathy Jones ofAndulusin,
and the grandson of the late Henry and Merle Jones of Andalusin, and
Gillis and Laura Ann Jones of River Falls.
He is a 2003 graduate of Andulusia High School and a 2007 graduate of
Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in
The ceremony will Inke place April 26. 2008. in the First Baptist Church
of Andalusia. Invitations will be issued.
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Survivors include: a son, Nelson
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He was a member of First United
Methodist Church of Jena, where
he sang in the choir and served as
treasurer for 12 years. He served
lais country in the U.S. Navy as a
diesel submarine engineman from
1950 to 1953.
Mr. Payne was precued in acuth
by his purchts. Harry Whitney
Payne Sr. and Lillion Nethe Allen.
Survivors include: his wife, Jun
Payne; his children, Debbic Castro
of Steinhatchec, Karen Ilutton of
Austin, Texas, and James Payne of
Jacksonville; one sister, Lill on
1 ik n ice out- and 1
and numerous nieces and nephews
In heu of flowers, the famly
requests that. memorial
contributions be made to Big BentI
A memorial celchration of his
life is lentatively seI lor January of
2009 so that his family, friends,
Elsic Prevan. 82, died Feb. 3'
Born in Et. Wayne, Ind., she hall
heen a resident of Perry for the past
10 years. She was preceded in death
by a daughter, Virgama O'Neil, and
a step-son, Ronnie Hodge.
Survivors include: her husbancl'
Elzie Prevult; daughters, Rose
Acosta of Indiana, Mary Taylor'
Becky Watson and Becky Grotoft
all of Flonda, Nina Preston of
Alabama and Lynn Cribbs of South
Carolina; a son, Rusty Prevatt of
Florida; 61 grandchildren; 114
great grandchildren; and 64 great
A family memorial service was
Clara Marcile Jackson
Clara Marcile "Marcy" Jackson,
62, of Jena, died Jan. 31, 2008, at
Haven Hospice of Tri Counties in
Born in Jena in 1945, she lived
there until 1974, when she moved
to Spayinaw Hills/ Lake Eucha,
3 11 el lisshe tu70m rimackil
First Baptist Church of kna.
Survivors include: her husband,
Sam Jackson of Jena; son, James
Richard Jackson of Norman, Okla.;
daughter, Karen Scigar Jackson of
Oklahoma City, Okla.; brothers,
Lural Farnell of Cross City, Daniel
Farnell of Apollo Beach and
.. OlyHe FRIRHy
oline Falany, 83, of Daytona
pch. Jied Feb.1, 2008, at Halifax
cal Center after a short
She was born in Perry and
mcived to Daytona Beach in 1997.
Shk was a homemaker and a
member of Shady Grove
Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Buck.
Fa anT fe ; ddeaugslot r, 11
Falany of Daytona Beach; two
brothers; and many other relatives.
Graveside services were held at
odlawn Cemetery in Perry on
Bale Woodward Funeral Home
in Holly Hill was in charge of the
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County Fairgrounds, corner of
U.S. 98 and Sherman Avenue, in
Panama City. Instruction will
take place 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on
Friday, Feb. 22, and 8 a.m. to 5
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firing-range section of the course
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On Saturday January 5. 2008 a 6 month old Walker
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on the Goose Pasture Grade. The dog had a
tracking collar, as well as a regular collar. Three
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Taylor County (10-4-5) was
without the services of sophomore
Thursday s second half to an anklc
plai in luesdav's second round
contesi against Catholic, a 5-2.
winner over Marianna on
ig Ir < ig idast cult
taking some 15 sho', on goal but
nae st th. ni at it a the back
< F no no
2 >rtunal ly. TCllS sun'
Ke 1 Fow.1p:s an recorded 10
sales to keep De t.. lak t bay
then stopped a crucial penalty kick
during the shootout that led to the
During the shootout period,
Taylor County's Ty Crowley,
Morgan Pcit, Will Hall and
Phillip Parga cach booted their
goals through. DeFuniak then
took its turn and were successful
on their first two kicks before
Thompson stopped the third;
giving the Bulldogs the victory.
A win over Catholic (14-4-4)
Tuesday night would advance the
'Dogs to the third round of the
state ($layoffs, the furthest a Taylor
County High team has ever gone.
That game will be this Friday.
S hoo tou t victor y ad van ces
Bull do gs to se cond round
The Taylor County High boys Cattrone tor the second round of DeFuniak Springs-Walton. Thursday night, forcing a penalty
soccer team loaded on to a charter the state playoffs following last The Bulldogs battled DeFuniak kick shootout which TCHS won
bus Tuesday heading to Pensacola- Thursday's shootout victory over to a 0-0 tic in regulation here 4-2 to claim the 1-0 victory.
School Superintendent Oscar Howard (above) throws out
the first pitch to start the annual Taylor County High
Orange-Blue inter-squad baseball game played here last
Friday. The contest highlighted the recent improvements to
Pace Field and also served as an introduction to this year's
ball teams, such as the junior varsity squad (below). The
BulIdog varsity will travel to participate in the annual pre-
season tournament against Suwanneeand Columbia County
this weekend before hosting Altha Feb. 14 in their season
lastl week inl Madlisol.
Saturday's finals of the district
tourney after hauling back in the
itjo < intt el feat hoj
Friday's open:n road.
The Lady aunds 1.ai ca
slausan 45-3 go.ng into the
fourth perio but *11
Cowgirls to just six points in ,,
final period while scoring 18 to
gain the win.
Top scorers for TCHS were
Arneshia Stephens with 19 points,
Sanoia Brown with 12, Kia
Fitchett with 11, Takasha Gray
with 7 and Chelsea Tucker with 3
The win moved the Lady
Bulldogs into Saturday's district
championship game against
Florida High. but TCHS fell 72-
Leading scorers for Taylor
County were Fitchett with 22.
Brown with 9, Gray and Chelsea
Sparrow with 4 each, Sharika
Ellis with 3, Stephens with two
and White with one point.
noh Iwaylor countyV Iighi girls
Tryouts and registration for the
upcoming City of Perry youth
baseball league has been set.
*12-under players will tryout
Feb. 11 and 12 from 5:30 p.m.
until 7 p.m.
*10-under players will tryout
Feb. 11 and 12 from 5:30 p.m.
until 7 p.m.
*Rookie trvouts for 7 and 8-
year-olds will be held Feb. 18 and
19 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.
*T-ball tryouts for 5 and 6-year-
olds will be Feb. 20 and 21 from
5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.
*Girls softball tryouts for 9-12-
year-olds will be Feb. 20 and 21
from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.
All tryouts will be held at
Catharin Norman Park. For more
information, contact the recreation
departmen; at 584-7161.
A coaches meeting for the
upcoming City of Perry youth
baseball league will be held Feb.
In Bay County
Hunters' education course set
All coaches for baseball and
softball teams are asked to attend.
The meeting will be held at 6
p.m. in the city council chambers.
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complete the classroom portion of
the course must bring the online
completion report and attend only
the Feb. 22 class from 6 p.m. to
10 p.m. and complete the range
portion on Feb. 24.
Children under 16 must be
accompanied by an adult at all
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bring a pencil and paper with them
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The hunter safety course is
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after June 1, 1975, to purchase ?
hunting license. Che FW(
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Persons interested in attending
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I'he nuisic ministry of Temple of God Baptist Church is already
scheduling rehearsals for a May 18 concert and hoping you will
participale." The first rehearsal is Sunday. Feb. 17, from 4 until 6 p.m.;
each additional rehearsal will be scheduled for the first Sunday of each
month and the rourth Monday from 5-7 p.m..
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celebration at Antioch Missionary Baptist church.
The event will he Saturday, Feb. IG, from -1 until 6 p.m. with I AML"s
Marching 100 us special guests. Youth honorees will he recognized during
Christian Tabernacle salutes friends
Priend Day is planned at Christian Tabernacle on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 9
a.m. "Old and new friends will be celebrated during this special service,"
said Pastors Chester and Carolyn Demps.
"All of Christian Tabernacles friends and families are asked to make a
special sacrifice to attend this carly morning worship service--thals what
friends are for." A tag-team sermon will be presented by the pastors, with
praise and worship music by family and friends.
The church is located at 435 Warner St.. adjacent to the Jerkins Boys and
Presbyterians mark the beginning of Lent
The First Preshyterian Church will hokl on Ash Wednesday Service of
Worship this evening. Feb. 6, beginning at 7 in the sanctuary located at
310 Plantation Road. The service will include the Imposition of the
Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, "0 time in the Christian
calendar that focuses on humanity's deep need for God's redemption." said
Pastor Larry D. Neal. Lent ends with Easter Sunday.
The Ash Wednesday Service will follow a pot-luck supper in the
fellowship hall beginning at 5:45 p.m. Neal extends an invitation to all in
the community "to attend and participate in this special time of Christian
Catholics mark Ash Wednesday with two serviceS
Masses at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. will mark Ash Wednesday at the
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Ashes will be imposed at both
The 5:30 mass will be followed by a soup and salad dinner in the parish
Cofie to keynote Feb. 16 celebration
Miss Eunice Cole, Miss Black Florida USA 2007-08, will be the
keynote speaker for this year's African-American History Month
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immediately after the close of
Sunday School. Visitors are always
New Mt. Zion Baptist Church
invites you to Inspiring Moments
of Black History Sunday, Feb. 10
at 3 p.m. The Rev. Alex Fountain,
pastor of African Baptist Church in
Live Oak, will be the speaker. A
citywide invitation is extended.
Choir rehearsal will be Thursday,
Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. All choir members
"Go the Extra Mile"
The things you do for others, do
not jor your own June, but give the
glory to the Lord, and in our
Savior s name. -
An old gent who is lonely,
someone whose friends are few,
just be the kind of friend to them
that Jesus is to you.
When finding someone who is
depressed, or one whose road is
curved, you'll find the joy in
serving and not in being served.
When God sends one your way
in need, ask guidance f)vm above,
then give what help you have to
give and do it out of love.
So if you meet someone today,
too tired to even smile, just walk
along and share the load, and go
the extra mile.
Women of St. Peter's Primitive
Baptist Church will have a prayer
breakfast Saturday at the church.
The breakfast will be $4 each. A
citywide invitation is extended to
all. Sunday, Feb. 10 regular church
School at 9:4
begin with Sunday are urged to participate.
5. We are asking for The service and attendance were
and adults attend. spiritual and good at Little St.
service begins John, Sunday. Services began at 6
p.m. when the installation service
was held for the new pastor, The
Rev. Robert M. Butler Jr. A
welcome was extended by the
Moultrie, Ga. and pastors of Taylor County churches.
rida in the 1960's. He It was so uplifting to have Mrs.
n of W.H. Roger Era Jones who has been sick and
d Katherine Baker disabled for so long to attend
brother to Margret Sunday morning service at New
ck Meadows. Brooklyn M.B. Church where the
vivors include: his Rev. Donald McBride is pastor.
sey Renee; son, W.H. Continue to pray and visit the
9 grandchildren; as sick, shut-m, in hospitals and
ded family members nursing homes. As well as the
hn, D n IBenjamin lunca less. ray sttorde t s
arlene Chandler and forces, men and women and for the
ns. youth, boys and girls. The world
rvices will be held needs prayer.
at 11 a.m. at Pisgah
h in Perry with the
Lundy officiating. .. a
follow m the Pisgah
funeral Home &
c., of Live Oak is in
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FrOm teachers to teachers
The Taylor Retired Educators Association (TREA) recently completed a service project in
which members donated school supplies to teachers at Taylor County Middle School. Shown
above are (kneeling) TCMS Principal Paul Dyal and Assistant Principal Kiki Puhl, as well as
(from I to r) Treasurer Madeline Moore, President Flora Woodfaulk, Vice President June
Evans, Juanita Scott, Marge Woodell and Catharin Norman. According to Woodfaulk, TREA
hopes that the donation is the start of an ongoing project.
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Funeral services will be held
Thursday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. at the
Reapers of the Harvest Church
with Samuel Bass officiating.
Interment will follow in Evergreen
Family members will receive
fried o Imur priort7to ehe
donations may be made to her
funeral service fund.
Joe P. Burns Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.
W.H. Roger Paramore Jr., 56,
died Feb. 2, 2008.
Mr. Paramore was born on Feb.
Senior citizens who are at least
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now borrow against the equity in
their home, utilizing the money for
just about anything, without ever
having to repay the debt. They
can continue livmg in the home
for the rest of their lives without
the burden of making monthly
This is now possible thanks
to a Home Equity Conversion
Mortgage created by the Federal
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Housing and Urban Development,
also known as HUD.
This money can be used to:
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2. Pay for medical expenses
3. Supplement income
4. Supplement savings
5. Make repairs to tl e home
. 6. Provide financial assistance to
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8. Vacation and travel
There is never a risk of losing
their home and they are free to
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A free report reveals how
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Peggy Hunter, wife; Lynn and
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Viola, granddaughter; Ryan and
Thomas Hunter, grandsons; Wade
Bennett, grandson; Ashley, Casey
Viola, great granddaughters
The family of Clyde Hunter
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Need money for college? Mark
Feb. 24 on your calendar.
Volunteers from North Florida
Community College are hosting
College Goal Sunday sites in
Hamilton, Suwannce and Madison
counties. The open-to-the-public
event provides expert assistance in
filling out the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so
prospective students can qualify
for financial aid to attend college.
This is the third year NFCC has
coordinated the drive in the local
Trained volunteers will be ready
to help students from 2 until 5 p.m.
at the Hamilton County High
School Media Center in Jasper, the
Suwannee High School.Media
Center in Live Oak and at NFCC's
Marshall Hamilton Library in
We launched this program to
help students who dream of going
to college to gain better access to
millions of dollars in financial
aid," said Commissioner Eric J.
Smith, Florida Department of
"In just one day, anyone who
wants to learn about the financial
* aid process can get one-on-one
. help from the experts."
Returning students, high school
seniors and current college
students are encouraged to attend.
A $500 scholarship valid for any
college will be awarded at each
site to a student who attends the
Not only will students have a
chance to win an on-site
(Above) Geneva Reiser, left, was on hand to congratulate
Mary Lou Whitfield on the publication of her book, "815
West Bay." (Right) Mary Lou Whitfield signs a copy of her
book for Tallahassee Democrat editorial page editor Mary
Arm Lindley. Whitfield was a community columnist for the
newspaper in the early 1980s.
scholarship, they will also receive
credible and reliable information .
about grants, work study programs
and scholarships to pay for
college, Smith added.
According to the Florida Office
of Student Financial Assistance,
college-bound students who
complete the FAFSA could qualify
for thousands of dollars in federal
and state need-based financial aid.
Gaining access to free or low-
interest money is an alternative to
high interest loans and huge debts
Last year more than 4,600
students and families participated
in College Goal Sunday events.
Dozens were from North Florida
"Money is available for college,
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IMzens gathered at the Taylor
Courity Public Library Monday,
Jazi. 28, to honor local historian
and liuthor Mary Lou Whitfield.
The Friends of the Library held a
author's reception, during which
those close to Whitfield, both
personally and professionally,
shared a few words and memories.
Whitfield recently published
1"815 -West Bay," a collection of
newspaper columns she published
in the Taco Times and the
James Gross, president of the
Friends, began the reception by
welcoming the record crowd to the
He spoke of how Whitfield
wrote a letter to the Tallahassee
Democrat after seeing a notice
about community columnists.
''I lack the imagination to write
fiction, but find a lot of satisfaction
in scribbling down little narratives
out of the life right around me,"
she wrote in a letter dated Dec. 8,
"About myself, I was the tallest
irl in the 1929 graduating class of
he Taylor County High School
and because of that I was singled
out to march at the head of the
class, along with the tallest boys,
during our commencement
exercises," she continued.
Mary Ann Lindley, editorial
page editor for the Tallahassee
Democrat, joined the newspaper
in the summer of 1979, and was
the one who received Whitfield's
"I remember your application,"
she said last week to Whitfield,
who sat in a place of honor in the
front row. .
"I loved that you were the tallest
person in your class. I was five
foot, 10 inches in the 10th grade."
Whitfield \vould go on to write
columns for the newspaper every
"I think [your columns] still
resonate," Lindley said. "They are
- relaxing. It's really a pleasure to be
Next to speak was Taylor
County Superintendent of Schools
Oscar M. Howard Jr., who was
principal at Gladys Morse
Please see page 3
Perry Primary School's Dribble Team recently had its end-of-season celebration at Pizza Hut. The second graders all display
"excellent talents and Perry would be looking for them on the court in the years to come." Shown are: (front row, I to r)
Jeremy Padgett, Katelynn Schmigel, Kayla Schmigel, Rylee Hudson, Austin Lago, Katherine Crawford, Bethany Sadler, Anthony
Henry and Nazil Ahmed (back row, I to r) TJ Lee, Eli Morgan, Drayton Pegg, Tamia Nixon, Jessie Davis, Lori Stewart, Cassie
Stewart, Brandin Thurman and Lynn Brown. Not Pictured is Sarah Russell.
AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at AMVETS
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Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays, noon,
loyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry: first Monday of each
. month, noon, Heavenly Floors.
14AACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at Jerkins
: Community Center.
optimist Club: Thurs., noon at Joyce's
Main Street Cafe
Perry Garden Club: third Wednesday,
Perry Elks Lodge: second, third and
urthTuesday, 8 p.m.
Perry Lodge 1203, F&AM: firsthand third
9 ay nights, p
PerryMLod e #187: first and third Wed.,
Perry Lions Club: first and third Thurs.,
noon, at Golden Corral Restaurant.
,Perry Masonic Lodge 123: meets first
and third Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Shrine Club: fourth Thurs.,
7 p;in. (club house on Courtney Road).
Perry Worpan's Club: second Wed.,
noon (Sept.to May; subject to change).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at Rosehead
: Taylor County Leadership Council:
second and fourth Friday, 7 p.m., Jerkins
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m. Call 584-
Airport Advisory Committee: fourth
Wednesday, 12 noon, Perry-Foley Airport.
Chamber of Commerce: second Thurs.,
8 a.m., chamber board room.
City Council: second and fourth Tues., at
6:30 p.m. .
County Commission: first Mon.and third
Tues.at 6 p.m., courthouse annex.
Juvenile Justice Council: third Thurs., 9
a.m., at Juvenile Justice Office, 1719 South
Planning Board: first Thurs., 6 p.m.
Courthouse annex (old post office).
Social Security: representatives, second
Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon, courthouse annex.
Taylor County Construction License
Board Meeting: third Fri., 2 p.m.,
Taylor County Development Authority:
second Mon., noon, at Capital City Bank.
Taylor County School Board: first and
third Tues., 7 p.m.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer: fourth
Tuesday at 18820 Beach Road, 5:30 p.m.
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Boaid: fourth Monday, 3 p.m.,
Hampton inn (conference room). Call
584-4329 for information.
Tourism Development Council: second
Wed., 5 p.m., Chamber of Commerce.
Business Network international (B.N.I):
every Tuesday, 7:30-9 a.m., Hampton Inn.
Diabetes classes every Tuesday, 2 p.m.,
Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second Monday,
7 p.m., Jerkins Community Center.
Florida Forest Festival Board of
Directors: first Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.'
Chamber of Commerce. Call 584-TREE
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first Tuesday,
7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Historical Society: open Thursday
Home Educators League of Perry
(HELP): second Tues., 1:30 p.m., Forest
Capital Hall. Call 584-8553 or 584-9207.
La Leche League International: second
Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor County Public
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first and third
Friday. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation: second
and fourth Sat., 7 p.m.Tribal grounds, Lyman
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe: first
Saturday, Oak Hill Village on Woods Creek
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open
monthly meeting on first Thursday, Golden
Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
Order of Confederate Rose Chapter 8:
meets every fourth Thursday. For
information, please call 838-2045.
Republican Party of Taylor County:
second Thursday of every month at 315 N.
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association:second Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the
district building on Beach Road
Taylor County Democratic Party: every
Th sd d le Prhoag ( ACP T irjays,
10 r502 Nn ntertStreet. 3di ub:
ce n8aPyla ao RDivsion of Forestry
Taylor County Habitat for Humanity'
inc.: board meeting, second Thursday
5:30 p.m., Room 208, Capital City Bank.
Taylor County Historical Society: third
Mon., 7 p.m. Historical Society building.
Society's museum is open every Thursday,
Taylor County Horseman's Association
Horse Show: second Sat.. 10 a.m. Arena
located on Bishop Blvd.
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m.to noon, Taylor County Public Library.
Taylor County Reef & Research Team:
second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest Capital
Taylor Republican Women's Network:
second Monday, 6 p.m., 591 E. Ash Street,
Taylor County Senior Center: Executive
Board of Directors meeting, every third
Alcoholics Inonymous: Monday, 8 p.m.
and Thursday, 8 p m. at the Serenity House,
1824 N. Jefferson Street. Call 672-1263 for
more information. .
Alzheimer's Support Group for
Caregivers: every second Tuesday, at
7 p.m., First United Meth'odist Church.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory Council:
fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big Bpnd Hospice
office (107 East Green St.).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
denominational, Christ-centered recovery
ministry meets Thursdays at 6 p.m., in the
First Baptist Church Youth Center (old
Citizens Bank building on the corner of
Orange and Green streets).
Healthy Start Coalition: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Taylor County School District
Administrative Office Complex.
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The Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. (SREC), will hold an
elecTion for a Taylor County representative of the poor. The representative
I ifnot be poor, "but must be chosen in a manner to insure that they
represent the poor," according to the SREC.
fli!be elected, an individual must be at least 18 years of age and a
liiBent of Taylor County. Individuals interested in having their names on
tetiallot should contact Laurel Stewart at 584-8858 by Feb. 26.
The election will be held March 3-14 in the SREC office located at 1708
5. Byron Butler Parker in Perry. General duties of a SREC board members
Setung major organizational, personnel, fiscal and program policies.
Developing overall prcigram plgns and priorities and evaluation of
Approving all program proposals. .
Enforcing compliance with all conditions of state, federal and local
Office terms are five years (2008-2013). The board meets quarterly in
Narcotics Anonymous: Sunday, 7 p.m.;
Tuesday, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m.; and
Saturday, noon, at St. James Episcopal
Church, 1100 W. Green St. (library).
Call 223-2785 for more information.
Perry Winners Group of Alcoholics
Anonymous:Tuesday, 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.;
and Saturday, 8 p.m. Heritage House,
317 N.Orange Street.
The Way: (faith-based 12-step group for
addicts and alcoholics)-Tuesday, 7:30 p.m..
and Friday, 7 p.m. All meetings are held at
the Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson St.
Call 672-0626 for more information.
AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS Ladies
Auxiliary: third Tuesday, 7 p.m., at 2499
Woods Creek Road.
American Legion Post #291: second
Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96: first Tues.,
7 p.m., American Legion Hall, Center St.
Sons of Confederate Veterans: fourth
Thursday at 1159 Roberts Aman Road,
7 p m. For information, please call
VFW Post #9225: second Tues., 7 p.m.
(American Legion building).
To add your organization to the
community calendar, please e-mail:
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Letters to the Editor
'It's time to take charge of our children'
Dear Editor: The next point I would like to It's time that we as parents step
:..As many people know, our state make is with our everyday up to the plate and start taking
government is trying to pass a law language that we use, most people charge of our children and their
for evolution to be taught in public refer to their children as "kids." education instead of letting the
schools to high school students as The word "kid," according to government mandate what they
4.fact instead of theory. Webster's Dictionary, is a goat, a need when all they need is
OVhile some people have no baby goat. There is a subdefinition discipline, love and a good sound
Sinion on this matter or others that says in slang it refers to a child, education that will enable them to
cpuld care less, because school is a slang term. Yet parents wonder secure a job and to become
jilst a convenient babysitter for why their child acts out when they productive citizens in the
their children, please let me point are constantly being compared to community in which they live, not
out a few facts. goats. They are resisting this slang someone who is unstable and
The Bible teaches us in the very that society has accepted being confused. There are enough of
first verse that, "In the Beginning placed on them. Are not our those today, most of them in jails
God created the heavens and the children, whom we are supposed to throughout the state.
edi-th." Most people accept this and love, nourish, and raise in the If they do pass the resolution to
in chapter one, verse 26, God says admonition of the Lord, deserving teach this in science, then they
"Let us make man in our image." enough to be called children? need to include a mandate that the
Again most people accept this. If this proposal of evolution is Bible be taught as history, to give
Another fact is that when accepted by most people who our children enough balance so
ethin' is evolved. the original consider themselves Christians, that they may decide for
go to the zoo, do we see men this belief--if when our children Please contact your
lying from monkeys, apes, or are called 'kids' start rebelling--just congressman and state
chimps? No they are still the same think of what they will do when representatives and let them know
as they were when we were they are told they come from that people, God-fearing people,
children, and when our monkeys--start swinging from do not want this taught.
grandparents were children and so trees? Or acting more crazy than Esther High
on. they already do now. A pastor's wife
Take off the rn ask and 'Celebrate Recovery'
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It is with occasional horror, tha
the husband's attire in broad dayl
"Why are you wearing navy s
black pants?" I have to ask.
He casually looks south toward
and, if he says anything, he sa
okay to me."
The next day, invariably, he will
.For- years, I worried that the
might inherit his indifference to f
But for the most part, I have s
His family, however, is hop
clearly can be blamed for this ind
"We Lincoln boys aren't slaves t
his brother will say with some s
"No kidding," is about the only
can muster, while surrounded
shirts, thermal underwear and ca
I remember the first time a
prompted me to leave The Dau
first child--in the care of her father
than 24 hours. She was only thre
bows attached to hangers with
each day, and shoes clinging
ensemble by the laces.
What a major waste of time.
He let her wear anything she
wear for four days, and it might
their best vacation ever.
I came home to a child who look
had been abandoned: aqua sh
shirt, lavender shoes, red purse, y
in her hair, and the biggest smile
"She dressed herself," he said wi
that ill-placed pride.
"No kidding," was about the only
I could offer.
When I was present and account
child never left the confines of
without clean hands and face, mat
And then along came the Boy
earthquake wouldn't have be
tmset iling. He wore cowboy b
bathing suits--a lovely combination
wore anything he are.
My previous standards fell by th
\vi I h a tremendous 1hump and
myself carrying this second chi
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This is in concern to all the
glitive people that are in this
un that do not want the hospital
stay open here. If we do not
ea hospital what will happen?
He want to share our story about
our precious mother (Ethel Mae
Warner a that had an emergency on
gay 12, 2007, and we called 911
fittd their service was very prompt
well proven to be the best that
could ask for.
all were amazed with the
at concern of not just one
person but all the people starting
184th he ambulance rescue right on
down to the clean-up crew.
Our mother would have died if
"god" had not have put all these
paying, good hearted, caring,
kind, understanding, sweet, nice,
considerate, helpful, responsive,
knowledgeable employees, doctors
and nurses to. accommodate us
people that are need of their help.
Our mother was in and out of
Doctors' Memorial Hospital from
May 12-August 2007. She was in
the ER and was admitted in the
hospital several times, and every
time all the doctors, nurses, aides,
clean-up crew, lab, food delivery,
life flight and whoever else (we do
not want to leave anyone out, we
cannot remember all the peoples
names, but you know who you
are), you all were the best that we
could ask for. Thanks to you all.
After hearing all the horror
stories from so many people, we
were actual afraid to let our mother
go to what everyone has labeled
Our hospital to be (the band-aid
station). You people need to be
thankful for this hospital we have;
we all have needed and will need it
from one time to the other. If we do
not have one in case of an
emergency of your health, or dying
status, what then?
"God" is good all the time; He is
good to us when we don't even
think about how He is protecting
us even when we get a bad, rude
and unfriendly doctor, nurse or
someone unpleasant to us at the
time of service, we need to be
thankful to have somewhere to go
for an emergency.
I say we need this hospital and
we all in this county need to stick
together and try to make a
difference in helping to save these
peoples jobs, and to have a
hospital to support this town.
We are thankful to -God" first,
to all. the praying people, the
visitors, people that helpyd otn-
"mother" and for all your support
to our family.
Our dear and precious mother
passed away on August 28, 2007.
She is missed badly by the ones that
loved her. She was precious to us.
The Turner families:
L.S.,,Melanie, Abel, Tilda,
Silas. Paul, Nelia and Zillah
you have hurts, hang-ups or habits,
CR is the place for you. It is a
Christ-centered recovery ministry
providing support an unconditional
love-based on the Beatitudes in the
New Testament. CR is sponsored
by First Presbyterian and First
Baptist Church members who have
been through the program
themselves in Tallahassee for over
a year. Then they were trained for
Anonymity and confidentiality
are basic requirements.
Begin the New Year with us as
we Celebrate Recovery. Take off
your mask and be real. We all have
issues and there is a group for you
whether it's overeating, addictions,
co-dependency, unforgiveness or
anger. God's grace can pour into
your wounds and address your real
You can be a better you with His
help. The Bible says. "Bear one
another's burdens and so fulfill the
law of Christ." We will look for
you at the old Citizen's Bank
Building on the corner of Green
and Orange streets at 6 or 7 p.m. on
Thursday evenings. Everyone is
his concept for
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CII L 0 U LU I Ti
Recently I was selected at
random to receive a request fron'
the National Republican
Senatorial Committee (NRSC)
asking opinion regarding future
Republican Party strategy
direction. A card was provided
with check-off boxes to express
views on various issues. Not likino
the options or the tone of the coal
I instand wrote the following letter
conveying my input to Senator
Lott, the NRSC Chairman. If
asked, I would offer the same
input to the Democratic Party or
Dear Senator Lott,
Thank you for asking my input
to the NRSC regarding Republican
strategy. However, I find the check
box options on the enclosed
Strategy ballot inadequate for fully
c Jressing my input. Frankly. the
at options appear to et ic
same old same old" issues in the
ongoing saga of Repubucan/
Democrat bickerine which has our
country divided on I stalemoted. In
nry opinion we need rud ically neiv
Therefore, at the risk of wasting
effort, I will lay out what I feel our
nation's strategy school be.
Please see page 3
Every Sunday we put on our
mask, go to church to sit by
someone who is also hurting just
like we are underneath the smile.
The time for pretense is over. Let's
In the past, we all tried to hide
the dysfunction in our families and
in us because we were and are
afraid that if we let our guard
down, if we opened up to
someone, if we came out of our
denial, somehow people would
think less of us and we could not
show our face in public again. Let
me tell you that is pride which is a
sin and everyone is in the same
There is a great opportunity in
erry on Thursday evenings at 7. It
alled "Celebrate Recovery." If
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
123 S. Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 888
.Iat ch maker
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
t I observe grocery store in a diaper with mismatched
ight. shoes, worm guts on his hands and dirt in
ocks with his hair.
Cleaning him would have required the
his shoes only hour I had to cook. Plus, I would only
ys, "Looks have to repeat the clean-up after supper
and Life really was too short then.
wear black Nowadays, I usually don't scrutinize the
husband's clothes until lunchtime-when-I:
children can focus, but I have occasionally said--in
fashion. the early morning hours, "That's not gonna
kated past fly. You have got to go upstairs and find
something else to match."
eless and Invariably he asks, "What's wrong witli it?"
difference. Oh let me count the ways.
o fashion, In matching socks and shoes, with a
ort of ill- coordinating purse, I foun myse oppmy
for Valentine cards this week. I came upon
response I a Valentine for the daughter, the son, thif
by flannel aunts, and so forth.
mouflage. And then I came upon a Valentine for the
girls' trip husband to give me.
ghter--my "But I can't buy a Valentine for him to give
, for more me..." I said, in the midst of a moral
e--so I left quandary. "That defeats the purpose," I
outfits for reminded myself, beating my head against
g to the the display. I knew the pitfalls: "He could
get used to this and ask me to buy my.
Valentine next year, and every year a ter .
wanted to that.
have been "But it's so perfect," I lamented among the
cards where no one could hear me rambling..
ed like she "And it would make him so happy," 11E
orts, pink continued, thinking out loud, for the maii^
ellow bow hates to shop.
upon her So I bought the card. Yeah, I know, it way
stupid, but unfortunately, it's not the motif
th rnore of stupid thing I've ever done. A whole year
will pass before I have the opportunity tq
response regret this decision; I love putting "dread
ed for, the I left the card with a note on his desk
the yard "Just put something in the card. This ori
ching bow was made for you and I couldn't resist." ig
On the cover, against a pink background
Child. An and within a heart outline, it read: "To l\fyi
en more Wife. Honey, I don't know where I'd lie
oot s with without you." Li.
n. 110 also And on the inside, it continued: "Bti .
wherever I'd be, there sa pretty good chance-
e wayside my clothes wouldn't match. Happ :
I found Yalen tine's Day.
ld to t he 10 yott, t oo.
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but if you ve never been through
the Eintincial aid process. it can he
m erw helming," said Holeombe.
"Florida's College Goal Sunday
program is back to give students
help in navigating the process." .
For more details about the
Letters to the Editor
Strategy includes changes in foreign policy
Continued from page 2
However, first I will list a few
statements to lay foundation and .
reasoning behind my strategy
Every Administration and
Congress from Jimmy Carter
forward has failed to provide the
desperately needed vision,
leadership and forcefulness to get
our country away from dependence
on Middle East oil. Our country is
p ying a terrible price for this
it is foolish to think that our two
century old country could have the
understanding and wisdom to fix
the problems rampant throughout
the Middle East as well those in
some areas of Asia and Africa. The
Islamic radical. as well as other
religious and tribal bickering and
conflicts have been going on for
si-veral millenniums and will likely
continue for several more
irrespective of what we try to do.
: The only successful conflict
in rventi ain the asrea Tbho the
Jefferson's initiation of our naval
attacks on the Barbary Pirates and
the associated United States Marine
invasion of Tripoli during the 1801
to 1805 period. You will remember
the pirates were Islamic radicals
seeking plunder to fund their
various endeavors of that period.
In spite* of large loss of life and'
huge spending, we have failed to
win the more recent wars in Korea,
Viet Nam, Afghanistan and Iraq.
We are nowhere in the decades
long standoff with Iran and we have
ourselves mired m the never endmg
quagmire of Lebanon, Palestige and
Israell.this Middle East involvement
and limited success represents a
pretty rotten return on the lost hves
of fine personnel and the billions of
t trh eTlr swealthbeing
The several decade failures of
administrations, congresses, states
and local governments to simply
enforce our own laws has created
our current Immigration mess
which is costing strillions and is
painfully dividing our country.
With the preceding in mind,
here's my strategy input for the
art to consider.
Place a "full court press" priority
on getting out from under Middle
Much of our oil money flow to
the Middle East goes to funding
terrorist threats to our national
security. This in turn increases our
Military causalities and forces more
military and national security
spending by the United States.
Mobilize our nation to get away
from Middle East oil within years
SW 8 odges'
.. Bonnie Jo Wells
1466 Ezell Beach Rd.
Perry, FL 32348
Continued from page 1
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This means finding more on-
shore oil. opening up olT-shore
drilling, building new pollution
efficient coal-fired plants, fast track
adding of nuclear facilities, and
further developing natural gas.
solar, wind generation and other
Put incentives and funding in
place to maximize the application
of our scientific, engineering and
other national talents against the
Put incentives and programs in
place to cause us all to reduce per
capital energy needs.
Fix immigration and control our
Close all borders and
control/track those allowed in,
Establish the necessary finger print,
eye/facial, national ID cards and/or
DNA recognition technologies
needed to identify and track
everyone allowed in.
Set up a program for all those
currently here illegally to remain in
a guest worker program as long as
th have and ndaintain 'rime and
these people are here due to our
government failures combined with
eir efforts to better themselves.
Our country needs people with
initiative and willingness to work.
The guest worker program should
placement for guest workers
seeking citizenship (behind those
from outside the country and
currently in line).
Require English speaking.
reading and writing for long-term
est workers and all citizenship
Middlce East right
This means pulling out of
Afghanistan and Iraq. This includes
pulling away from Lebanon,
Palestine and Israel issues unless
asked for consulting involvement
by the parties.
11 also means cutting off our
money flow to the entire area.
Instead use the money to fund the
energy and immigration strategies
Let the UN deal with any money
and/or conflict involvement needs
in the Middle East.
Many fear the Middle East might
enter civil conflict chaos. If so, it
will probably be typical of most of
the last couple thousand years. With
the Middle East factions likely
more focused on internal issues and
less on their hate of the United
States, more time may be provided
for us get to get our energy and
border/immigration strategies in
. If Middle East internal choos
does totally ut otf hapta::
geographically, financially and
nfluentially to deal with the
factions than are we.
Not everyone will aerce to all the
specifies of my input; but,
everybody I know feels the country
is in a mess. headed in the wronb
direction and that bie chance is
needed. Most. including me w ill go
with the party presenting the most
responsible big change direction.
James A. Lloyd
Under the idea that "just onel
person can make a difference in a'
child's life," the program looks to
individuals for contributions of'
time or money to the club.
For more information about the
Boys and Girls Club or the "It Just
Takes One" program, contact Kidd
or Resource Director Daryll
Gunter at 838-247}.
Sheriff L.E. "Rununi" Williams
helped kick on the Boys and Girls
Club of North Central Florida's "It
as Takes One campaign.
"Sheriff Williams recognizes the
important roles that the Boys and
Girls Club plays in our community
by gi\ing local youth an outlet to
learn and cross in a supervised
eni tronmed1." said Executive
Director Kevin Kidd.
"This program helps build
strong young adults for the future
of Taylor County, and it is a
program that I am proud to be part
of." Williams added.
"I encourage everyone to take
part in supporting or local youth. It
just takes one to make a
be able to. Mrs. Whitfield, I just
want to say thank you."
Patricia Taylor, an author
herself. called Whitfield her
"She's also like a mother to nie.
She never takes credit for what she
does." she said. "She did the first
editing on my book. She helped me
more than she will eveeknopy."
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shower glass sliding door. To much to list
Please come and see us!
4 poster pine double bed with sIat canopy.
Mattress included. Good condition. $200.
WANT8ED TO BUY: temporary power pole.
sdita7bibfor camper hook-up. Call Mike at
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Westgate Motel Rooms available for Rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable
AC/Heater. Everything included. $154
weekly or $40 daily tax included.(RV sites
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Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $550
required $45 deposit, $154 weekly or $40
daily tax included. 317 N. Byron Butler
Moving for rent 1.5 bed/1 abth $3005Cr
month, plus $100 sec. deposit. Ca -
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Call Select Group Realty at 850-584-4401.
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188 2590,000 for more information call
2 acres at Shady Grove. Store front plus
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For Sale By Owner Near Keaton Beach
2.305 sq. ft. 2004 DWMH on 1.25+ acres, 4
bedroom, 2.5 bath, central heat/air, 3
decks, skirting, gutters, 2 car garage, boat
shelter, heated in ground pool, fenced
back yard, gravel driveway, 2 wells, septic
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Land for sale, 221 North Between Shiloh
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1985 Single Wide MH on .87 acre in back
part of MH park. 14x70 2 BR/2 Bath with a
3rd BR added on covered patio, 2 outside
sheds, metairopt$25,000 MH and land As
'99' Chevy Tahoe 4x4, leather, heated
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half tread $500. Call 843-3033 leave
2001 Cougar Mercury. 2 doors, 5-speed
98 GOMBC ier 4 I i 5-speed,
1992 Ford Van, CLUB-WAGON 130,000
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1098 Ken. 843-2482 Randy.
1995 Ford F-150 4x4, 302, single cab,
au di $6 000 OhBe0a}C I ni oad
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white, pure bird, health-certificate. 1st two
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#1 ask for Margaret.
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be 4 lbs, other,6 Ibs pounds grown. Book
nOw for th 14th..$1)50,.Call,584.9882.
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You Call We Haul, Appliances, Scrap
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1989 Fleetwood 14x76 3 bdr/ 2 bth. New
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2 BR/ 1 Bth 12x60 $3,995 0.B.0.
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1 & 2 bedroom apartments available. Call
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5e-81a TDD TY 711. 315 Puckett Rd,
Perry, FI, 32347. Equal Housing
CL ASSIF IE DS
BIG D EA LS
For Rent in Perry city limits 3 or 4 bed/2
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cement patio in back, walk to schools.
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Now accepting applications for the waiting
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Select Group Realty @ 85(I-544 4401
Large 1 Bed/1 Bath Duplex,:Central AC &
Heat, wood floors, full kitchen, remodeled
Caa 5n 0 8 08 -u
Steinhatchee Place Resort Furnished t
and 2 bedroom Condos for Rent. $650-
nre t bpirri teinWate 1
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town $800 per month. 1s and last moths
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ha dawn f ohsu tt e hroeu
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584-3681 for application
FT Coordinator Community Life
Programs & Services
Advent Christian Village
658-JOBS (5627) .
Must be creative, organized, energetic, a
self starter, and enjoy working with
geriatric populations to plan, implement,
and coordinate therapeutic activities -
programs for long-term care residents,
incorporating nursing and social services.
Bachelor degree in healthcare, social
service, or relevant field desired.
Knowledge of LTC regulations /
documentation requirements required. HSD
or equivalent required. Prior relevant
Competitive wages and benefits
(health/dental/Iife/disability ins., 403b'
AFLAC, access to onsite day care &
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Aepq redin person at ACV Personnel
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reslime to (386)658-5160; or visit
Baby-sitter needed in the beach.area. Must
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J & J Equipment is looking for
Bookkeeper/ Office Help and Shipping
Manager. Bookkeeper/Office help must be
proficient in Quickbooks & Microsoft
5ydased on skill. Fax resume to
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
Call in Roll Off Site Attendant(Beaches &
Steinhatchee area) $6.88 hr.
Job descriptions and applications can be
obtained from www.tavlorcontycov.com or
One Stop Mobile Unit located in the Kmart
Parking Lot on Wednesdays 9 a m. 6
p.m. or at 502.N. Center Street Perry, FL
on Tuesday and Thursdays from B a.m. -
2 p.m. Positions are open untli filled.
Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT.
background check employer.
RN Supervisor Part-time for weekendS
oPe nRN r u
a desire to improve the lives of our
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Ask for Peggy Powers. D.O.N. Madison
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good driving record required. No phone
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RNs/LPNs FT 7a 7p & 7p 7a
CNAs FT 8 hour shifts
Lake Park of Madison; 259 SW Capt.
8B3w9n7 MPadison, FL 32340
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FAMILY SUPPORT COUNSELOR
Full-time for the Jefferson/Madisonrfaylor counties interdisciplinary team. Must have a
Master's degree in Social Work or related field. Two years of hospice experience preferred.
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working with volunteers and/or experience in public relations, communications or a related
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interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking are required.
Great benefit package!
Interested candidates can apply in person at 801 SW Smith Street, Madison, FL 32340
or by faxing a resume to (850) 575-6814
Or apply on-line at www.big en ospice.org
EOE/DFWP/ADA Smoke Free Workplace
The District Board of Trustees
invites applications from
innovative and visionary leaders for the ,
NORTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
NOrth The College is in its
50th year of serving six rural
FiOrlda counties in North Florida.
see our web site at
for details and qualifications.
7:00 am 3:00 pm
11:00 pm 7:00 am
.Full-Time & Part-Time
Excellent Pay & Benefits
1656 S. Jefferson St., Monticello, FL 32344
Phone 850-997-1800 or FAX resume to 850-997-7269
The City of Perry
is hiring for the following
Req: Must have a valid Florida
mi ueris Lia Isaesa s ter
Treatment PlanthOpS ator Certi inte
Salary Range: $14.20-$18.13
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200 West Base Street, 2nd Floor
Madison, FL 32340
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op rabtbo eek I p nt
Assist imill operators in repairs and
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have a valid dnvers license, background
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HOME HEALTH AIDE
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caring and gentle attitude toward patient/caregigrs. Current
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transportation are required.
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management skills. Prefer background 850-843-2605.
with supervisory experience. Competitive 11/2tf8J
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environment. Contact: Holly Reed. Director
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TChe administr nSO ed seof
whose date of death was January 2
th Circultb Cou or Ttaheo Countyr
which is Post Office Box 620, Perry, Florida
32348. The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the personal
beee entatives attorney are set forth
Ali creditors of the docedont and other
persons having claims of demands
against decedent s estate, on whom a
copy of this notice has been served, must
(LIAe e claimsdi thAs Tc ud IDH NT
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All he cr 1 isino C I nrtoonndd
against decedent's estate must flie their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
I N SC OT SO FILED WILL BE
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET
RAN E EDCTEwM$
The date of first publication of this notice
is: JANUARY 30, 2008'
SMITH & SMITH
ATITC ANEYS ATMLAW, P.A.
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 169621
.o orawer 5 348
Telephone: (850) 584-3812
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Call for more info or to schedule tour.
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4..14 acres $44,900 w/ deep dockable
water SAVE THOUSANDS during off sea-
son! Gorgeous wooded acreage. Boat
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Excellent financing. Call about "No Closing
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. w/deep lockable water. Huge winter say-
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directly to Gulf of Mexico! Must see!
Excellent financing. Call about "No Closing
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