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Title: Taco times
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Title: Taco times
Alternate Title: Taylor County times
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Taco times
Publisher: Perry Newspapers, Inc.
Perry Newspapers
Place of Publication: Perry, Fla
Publication Date: July 30, 2008
Copyright Date: 2009
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Perry (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Taylor County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Taylor -- Perry
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1961.
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General Note: Description based on: 22nd year, no. 27 (Apr. 11, 1984).
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aws Forum

.1:.Thourps8 yetCit,
The Taylor County Sheriffs Office
child passenger safety program
continues Thursday, July 31, at City
Park, from 5-9 p.m.
Free car seats for infants and
toddlers of all sizes will be given away.
Parents and guardians are asked to
be accompanied by the child for whom
the seat is intended.
The program is funded through a
$50,000 grant awarded to the sheriff's
office by the Florida Department of
The child safety seat program will
also be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at
Loughridge Park, from5-9p.m
Additional programs are planned in
other areas of the community,
including Shady Grove.

2008 Jr. Miss candidates
hold car wash
Florida Forest Festival Junior Miss
candidates will hold a fund-raising car
wash Saturday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m.
Donations ($5/ per car and $10 per
truck or SUV) will be appreciated.

70tSF8H8 MVited to attend
political forum
AII local veterans are invited to
attend a political forum hosted by
American Legion Post 96 Tuesday,
Aug. 5, starting at 7 p.m.
The forum will be held at the
American Legion/VFW building,
located on Veterans Drive (across
from Woodlawn Cemetery).

Water fronts Florida hosts
'Shells & Scales' event
Waterfronts Florida Invites you to an
evening on the Steinhatchee River
SilfOrday, Aug.30, from 4-10 p.m.
The "Shells & Scales" event will be
held at Steinhatchee Community
Center. Planned events include a fish
fry, vendors, arts and crafts booths,
children's games, music, mullet toss
an street c presenting
this event in partnership with the
Steinhatchee Community Projects

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An account has been established
for fire victim Billy Adams, who lost
everything in a home fire on July 9.
Donations can be made to the "Billy
B. Adams Fire Victim Account" at
Citizens Bank of Perry.
For more Information, contact
Adams' sisters, Jumelia Holton at 584-
4141 or Pam Feagle at 584-3681 -

Leadership Council to host
political forum
The Taylor County Leadership
Council, Inc., will host a political forum
at Jerkins Community Center (1201
Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.) Thursday,
Aug.7, beginning at 6 p.m.
This will be an opportunity for you to
meet, greet and ask questions of
Teaa sa res t i laf ure

Free immunizations offered
Free immunizations for children will
be available Friday, Aug.1, from 8 until
11 a.m. and 1 until 4 p.m. at the Taylor
information, call 850-584-5087 ext.

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'Nolo contenders'

Warf enters plea for DU

SCTVills the Tree Capital of the South Since 1961

Emotions ran high on both sides
of the aisle as Michael P. Warf, 40,
stood before Judge James "Roy"
Bean Monday morning and entered
a plea of "nolo contender" to a
charge of DUI manslaughter in the
death of Cynthia Miller, 51.
Miller was killed in a head-on
collision on Golf Course Road
Dec. 12, 2006. Two passengers in

the vehicle with her, Ashley
Williams and Alicia Harris,
sustained serious injuries .in the
crash. I
Injured parties have also filed a
civil case in this matter against
Warf and his insurance company.
"Sir, you understand that.a plea
of nolo contenders has the same
legal affect as a guilty plea?" Bean

asked Warf during the hearing.
Warf affirmed his decision to
enter the plea, noting that he
realized that the plea also nullified
his right to a jury trial.
He entered the same plea on two
Other counts, DUI with serious
bodily injury and DUI with
damage to personal property.
In reviewing the facts of the

case, Assistant State Attorney John
N. Weed related that at the time of
the head-on collision, Warfs blood
alcohol level was three times the
legal limit (.24).
A pre-sentence investigation was
ordered in the case; Warf remains
free on bail until the sentencing
hearing set for Aug. 25 at 11 a.m.
"You will remain free on the

same bond, but you are aware that
you will be incarcerated on the
25th of August when the sentence
is determined," Bean told Warf.
In a sworn affidavit filed with
the Taylor County Clerk of Court,
Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Cpl.
Timothy J. Roufa detailed the
"* Pl88SO See page 2

Michael P. Warf, 40, was behind the wheel of this red To ota SUV which crashed head-on with a white Chrysler four-door
car in December 2006 and caused the death of Cynthia Miller, 51. Two additiorial.passengers iri Miller's car were seriously

Stac es remam or propose
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Steinhatchee boat ramp project

County officials continue their
efforts to bring a large scale boat
ramp, which would allow public
access to the Steinhatchee River, to
Project engineer Donnie
Ellington updated county
commissioners last week on the
The site for the proposed ramp is
located west of the former Gulf
Breeze Marina ona parcel of land
at Fifth Avenue North and Sixth
Street West.
According to an early concept
plan for the project, the boat ramp
will have four lanes with finger
docks, 200 parking spaces and 45
boat slips.
"The Steinhatchee Boat Ramp
project is envisioned as a
public/private partnership between
Taylor County, the agency who
will be preparing and submitting
required permit applications, and a
private property owner, who will
dedicate the required property and
pending sale of water front lots

created by the project and will fund
an undetermined portion of the
construction," Ellington said.
"Project team members have met
with representatives of local, state,
and federal agencies to discuss the
project concepts and public need.
"Taylor County, after evaluating
numerous potential sites for access
to the coastal waters and
concluding that the Steinhatchee
site proposed for this partnership
may be the only site available to
meet the public access need,
continues to fund the ongoing
feasibility study effort through
local and state grant sources
dedicated to providing public
access to the state's waterways."
The county received word from
state officials last week that it had
received additional grant funding
to conduct required wetland
mitigation and water quality
modeling studies.
"While certainly not being able
to guarantee approval at this point,
local and state agencies, including

the Suwannee River Water
Management District (SRWMD)
and the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC),
have expressed interest in
accepting required permit
applications and willingness to
work with the public/private
partnership throughout the permit
review process," Ellington said.
The pending wetland mitigation
and water quality modeling studies
are expected to provide
recommendations for mitigating
potential negative impacts
identified by these agencies, he
"The project team has been
encouraged by the generally
positive reception from these local
and state agencies and feels
hopeful that the overwhelming
public need for the project will

greatly outweigh any remaining
negative impacts."
In addition to the boat ramp's
necessary permitting process, the
project is also facing a potential
delay due to an ongoing wetland
disturbance violation by the
Conservancy Partnership, the
private property owner.
The U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA)
determined that the Conservancy
Partnership violated the Clean
Water Act for "discharging or
directing the discharge of dredged
and/or fill material into waters of
the United States. These
discharges were made without a
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
permit in 16.8 acres of forested
wetlands and adjacent tidal
,,* Please see page 2

A proposed policy, which would
allow residents to improve and
maintain at their own expense
public right-of-ways in
Steinhatchee for public use, may
expand to cover the entire county
as commissioners resume
discussions next week.
After lengthy input from
residents, commissioners agreed to
table the issue until their meeting
set for Monday, Aug. 4. Among
possible changes commissioners
said they would consider is
expanding the policy beyond the
borders of Steinhatchee.
As submitted by Stembatchee
resident Stan Ridgeway, the policy
would establish a program to
"improve the public street right-of-
ways that go to the Steinhatchee
River and open green space owned
by the county for the public
enjoyment 4tid'us6 tif the local
residents and visitors. Activities to
be enjoyed might include: fishing,
wildlife observation, bird
watching, picnicking, launching of
canoes, kayaks and small boats, or

as i.
during the hearing held Tuesday,
July 22, in Steinhatchee, with

adding that they wanted the
language changed to include their
community as well.
When public input began,
* Steinhatchee resident Jim Hunt
questioned whether it was proper
for Ridgeway to bring the proposal
to the board while he is a candidate
for the county commission district
3 seat, which includes
Commission Chairman Clay
Bethea, who currently holds the
seat, but is noF running for re-
election, said the issue was outside
theboard's considerations.
Claude Smoak said he had
"considerable concerns" about the
policy, including that the proposal
did not mention neighboring
landowners to the right-of-ways.
Dekle Beach resident Patti
** Please see page 2

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Unusually strong winds tore through a neighborhood off Center Street Saturday afternoon,
knocking over trees and causing some roof damage. (Above) A pecan tree fell on a parked car
at a home on Quail Street; another resident reported that the wind blew a large trampoline
nearly onto the roof of her home.

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TCSO d ep uty resig ns

following indictment

The Taylor County Sheriffs Office (TCSO) deputy, named in a 57-count
federal indictment involving marine species illegally caught in Florida and
shipped out-of-state, has resigned.
According to a spokesman with the TCSO, Eric Woods, 27, "resigned as
soon as he heard about the indictment. He called and resigned of his own
free will (Thursday) and turned in his letter of resignation the next day
(Friday, July 25)."
Woods was one of seven men charged in the indictment, which followed
a two-year investigation by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration's fisheries service (NOAA), the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) and the United States Attorney's Office.
The indictment, returned last week in U.S. District Court in Albany, Ga.,
detailed how five Panhandle fishermen and seafood dealers and two
Georgia brothers, allegedly conspired to transport a variety of marine fish
illegally across state lines from Florida to Georgia, mislabeled fish and
falsified documents. The multi-count indictment alleges that the owners
of Road Runner Seafood Incorporated in Colquitt, Ga., worked with
fishermen and two seafood dealers in Florida to purchase fish illegally
taken or fish that cannot be sold in Florida.
They also are charged with mislabeling the fish that must be reported to
the FWC and NOAA.

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A-378CO Times July30,2008

From Shady Grove to the banks of the
Steinhatchee River and everywhere in between,
Abbey has helped hundreds register to vote!

The Supervisor of Elections office is one that does NOT
require prior Election Experience.
1.) IVirs. Hamby No Prior Election Experience
2.) Mr.Parker- Appointed by Governor, No Prior Election Experience
3.) Mrs. Lee No Prior Election Experience
As Well as many other Supervisor's of Election across the State elected -
No Prior Election Experience.

All registered voters may vote in this
Supervisor's Election on August 26!
Vote For

Abbey Lundy
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New Arrival

Truman Charles Mayse
James and Brandi Mayse of Perry announce the birth of their son, Truman Charles, on July 10, 2008, at 8:41
p.m. in Capital Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19,inches long.

Society is open on Thursday
afternoons and makes a good
"field trip" for individuals who
want to know more about the
tangible artifacts of Taylor
County's history.
Forms are available for the next
volume, and Cash encourages
citizens to share their treasures,
knowing that no one would be
more careful with them than the
Taylor County Historical Society.



Pollea Dots
Crossroads children's De t.

Kristy & -Wade Goodman
Maria & Clint Jones
Girl due Sept.16, 2008
Colleen & Chad Agner
Girl due Oct. 6, 2008
Bradley & Angel Mouldin
Boy due Nov. 17, 2008
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John & Tasha Towles
Wyatt Jaxson Towles
Boy due August 12
Chris & Suzannah (Brown) Ray
Harli Reese Ray
Girl due August 13
Heather & Bobby Dice
Girl due August 28
Tina & Danny Read
Boy: Jacob due August 31
Kristy & Wade Goodman
Chr tan Br Goodman

Maria & Clint Jones
Kylie Grace Jones*
Girl due Sept. 16
Colleen & Chad Agner
Girl due October 6

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Called Shane Morgan
Boy due Oct. 7, 2008
Stephanie & Joey Bailey
Karndyn Lee Bailey

Sydney Kerryn Wilson

Thru Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 '

Thank You!
The family of Charlotte A. Wood, would like to thank
everyone for the outpouring of love shown' to us before and
after the passing of our beloved wife and mother. She touched
so many lives in her time with us. This is so absolutely clear
to us as the four hundred plus of family and friends that
took time off from work in the middle of the week for her
memorial service. We want to let everyone know how much
we Appreciate you all for the abundance of food, phone calls,
cards. flowers. prayers and visits during our time of sorrow.
Due to the number of people to be thanked, only out of town
thank you cards are being sent.
Clinton Wood and Family

Norita e era Bradley
tenox Obrmal & casuaD

Downtown Perry 125 S. Jefferson St.
850-223-1360 (cell) 838-9982
Mon.-Fri.10 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm
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Managing Editor -
The title is simple enough:
"They Were Here."
But : the very title speaks
volumes about the history of
Taylor County--18 volumes, that
The "They Were Here" series
showcases the personalitieswhich
give Taylor County's history its
colorful backdrop.
If you've disregarded the books
because a historical series sounds
like "dry" reading, think again.
The short summaries of people
(and their places) makes for easy

reading. It helps you put the
pieces together in Taylor's past,
and may leave you feeling better
about its future,
Currently, local historians are
compiling information for the next
"We are always looking for
more information on the people
who have been associated with the .
county and have passed on," said
President Wanda Cash. So if
you've always thought you should
add an ancestor to the ongoing
compilation, now would be a good
The Taylor County Histbrical

Calls to 2-1-1 from Taylor
Caoubty he dourblendhduring dae
representatives of the 24/7
telephone hotline service want to
make sure all residents here are
aware of the service.
"Trained counselors are
available to help callers needing
human service information,
referrals to local resources, hotline
counseling and crisis
intervention," said Jason Zauder'
training and. volunteer program
supervisor for 2-1-1 which is a
United Way certified agency.
Zauder reminds local callers
that the service is now easily
accessed by cell phones.
can be found at the organization's
website, www.211bigbend.org.

The Salem Post Office graced the cover of the 17th edition,
but others have prominently displayed citizens and
landmarks within Taylor County, including the First
Presbyterian Church as it was photographed in 1924'(vol.
13), Claude Pepper (vol. 9), the Steinhatchee River Ferry
Boat and Bridge (vol. 16), First Baptist Church in 1903
(vol. 14), Brooks-Scanlon Log Cartip, Bee Tree Pond School,
Cary Hardee and even the Taylor County Historical Society
Building. Copies, which are also available at the newspaper
office, can be purchased for $10 each.

Historical Society President Wanda Cash, right, introduced
Susan Lincoln as speaker for a recent meeting, showcasing
her book, "When Mimosas Bloom.

Maternal grandparents of the new arrival are Karen Robinson and Ted
'Wavis The biby's mitternal great grandparents are Charles and Laverne
Palernal grandparents are Margaret Mayse and Larry Mayse.

Sydney Kerryn Wilson
Josh and Jennifer (Beach) Wilson announce the birth of a daughter'
Si dney Kerryn, on May 30, 2008, at 9:42 pm. in Capital Regional Medical
Center in Tallahassee. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19
Inches lone.
Sy dnes was welcomed home by two sisters, Alicia and Dakota, and two
brothers, Josh and Dylan.
Her grandparents are Ronnie and Debra Wilson of Salem, and Debbie
Beach of Lake Bird.
Great grandmothers are Lufair Wilson and June Lytle.


Perry, FI. 32347 850-584-2247

123 N. Jefferson St.

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Augua 2c00a8,

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August l6, 2008
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L Iv ing

SES meetings

begin Aug. 4
The Taylor County School
District will hold a parent
information' meeting regarding
Supplemental Education Services
(SES).at Steinhatchee School on
Monday, Aug.,4, from 6-7:30 p.m '
and at Taylor County Elementary 1
for ,Perry Primary and TCES
parents on Thursday, Aug. 7, from
6-7:30 p.m.
All parents who received '
notification of their student's
eligibility for SES are invited to
attend. For more details, contact
Wanda Kemp at 838-2541.

2-1-1 is taking

questions now

Ig |0r's historians continue

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A-4 The Taco Times July 30, 2008

Aug. 29 Newberry Home 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 5 Wakulla Home 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 12 Jefferson County Home 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 19 Santa Fe Home 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 26 Chiefland Away 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 3 Suwannee Couhty Away 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 10 Madison County* Home 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 17 OPEN
Oct. 24 Dixie County* Away 7:30 p.m.

Cot 371 NoFla Cihristian. . 4Awwaay.- 3300 p.m.
Nov 14 Union County Home 7:30 p.m.

Date Opponent Site Time/Result
Sept. 4 Suwannee County Home 7:00 p.nn.
Sep't.11 Newberry Away 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 18 Madison County Away 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 25 Chiefland Home 7:00 p.m.
Oct.2 OPEN
Oct. 9 Dixie County Home 7:00 p.m.
Oct.16 Wakulla Away 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 23 East Gadsden Away 7:00 p.m.


Proseculing Crime m* Columbia. Dide. Hamillon.
Lafayette. 4tadian, Sunannee and larlor Counhes
as years as assestant state morney
includingg 28 Years as ChielAssistant
* Successfully tried several 1st Degree Murder Cases
* Presented cases to the Grand Jury in all 7 counties
' Wdna longest serviinng Crh e Assistant htate n>t th In en;
* Successfully argued before State Parole Board and EXPER ENCE MATTERS
Florida Cabinet to prevent the release or pardon of Home (386) 362 5604
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Members of the TCHS football team pause to pray during summer workouts in the weight
room. Fall practice is set to begin Aug. 11.

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With the start of fall football
practice just 12 days away, Taylor
County High Coach Price Harris
is encouraged by the work some
have done over the summer.
Harris, who is beginning his
fourth season it the. Bulldog helm,
has had 41 varsity and 15 junior
varsity players participating in the
summer weightlifting and
conditioning program.

PSA soccer

fOf MOnday
Due to the large number of kids
who participated latt year, the
Perry Soccer Association is
looking to reorganize this season.
Organizers said more than 380
kids participatedlast year and more
help is needed for the all-volunteer
If you are interested in helping
or have any ideas to help PSA,
you are encouraged to attend a
meeting on.Monday, Aug. 4, at 7
The meeting will be held at
Taylor Photography, 3498-2 Hwy.
19 South across froin Taylor
For more information, contact
Kay Parker at 584-6438 or Carol
Wentworth at 584-5382.


co ( j idli
reminds the public about new
Lake Okeechobee freshwater
fishing ules. 1The rules went into
Largemouth bass in Lake
Okeechobee must be 18 inches or
greater in total length to be
arrested. Anglers can keep only
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length for black crappie on the
lake. Bag limits remain
Sampling over the last few
years has shown a decline in the
numbers of small largemouth bass
arid black crappie. .
"The new size limits protect
younger largemouth bass and
black crappie from being
harvested," said Jon Fury, FWC
freshwater fisheries biologist.
The new rules also reduce
pressure on the current
The Commission approved the
new rules in February, after
several public workshops,
is Violating fish and wildlife rules

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"That's the most we have had
since I've been here," the coach
said. .
Harris says he's tried to do some
fun things this summer other than
lifting weights and running laps.
"Tuesdays are fun for the kids.
We've been doing some wrestling
and some other competitive stuff,"
he said.
Earlier this- summer, the
Bulldogs competed in an
abbreviated 7-on-7 non-contact
season with several area schools.
"We went to Madison for our
first game and it wits not pretty.
But then Madison and Suwannee
came to our place and we swept
them," Harris said.
The season was cut short for the
Bulldogs due to district cuts in the
transportation budget.
The coach said several players
who would not have been eligible

to play this fall got some help
with their grades over the summer.
"Mark Jennings, Dave Gray and
myself taught some kids in the -
credit recovery program and it
worked out well," he said.
The summer learning session is
part of the No Child Left Behind
Fall practice will begin August
11 with two-a-days. Anyone
interested in playing will be
allowed but they must have a
physical before they can
"Those kids who 'didn't
participate in the spring and
summer will be behind itnd will
have to do some makeup work but
we're going to allow them to
play," he said.
Those interested should contact
Harris at the high school at 838-
2500, ext. 6. .





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Continued from page 5
in prayer
New Brooklyn M.B. Church is
having a clothes give-a-way on
Saturday, Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2
p.m. If you need school clothes for
e- children, clothes for yourself,
this is for anyone. Please come and
be blessed. The church is located at
S. Byron Butler Parkway at the
traffic light. The Rev. D.L.
McBride is pastor.
"My thank you list is more than
just a way to keep track of the
special people God has brought
into my life to love. It's like
treasured scrapbook, filled with
pleasant memories of all the times
God has answered prayers through
friends and family. Every name is a
touchstone, that leads to a place

'For me, Taylor County isn't only
where I live, it is who I am, and if
.' there is anything that I can do to
give a little back for all it has given
me then I am willing to do just that.
It has been an extreme pleasure
) meeting you and speaking with you.
I sincerely thank you for your time
and serious consideration..4nd now, I
humbly ask that you mark your ballot
0 on August 26 with a choice you will
be glad you made: Jason Heartsfield,
58 4-9 Taylor County Property appraiserr, an
appraiser of the people's choice.
36 years old
Lifelong resident of Taylor County
Son of Joe and Teresa (Wilder) Heartsfield
Grandson of Pervis and Margaret (Goodbread) Heartsfield, and Willie James and Edith I
(Raulerson) Wilder
1990 graduate of Taylor County High School with post-secondary studies at North Florida
Community College.
Member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Board member of the Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department
Certified First Responder
Owner of JH Farm/part-time farmer
9-year employment with the federal government
16-year business owner specializing in retail sales within the Taylor County community.
Licensed and certified by the State of Florida Board of Realtors
12 years of experience with files, data, and software within the Taylor County Property
Appraiser's office
Experience with personal land sales since 1995
Currently seeking to enroll in a two-year program designed to educate and train
professionals assuming elected positions, specifically practices and protocols within an
office of county property appraiser.
A deep love of home, family, church, community, and could not be more proud of my Taylor
County heritage
Dependable, hard-working, strong work ethic, upright moral character
Favorite quotation: "It is possible to experience change without growth, but it is impossible

Let the party continue!
On Sunday, July 13, B.D. (Bernetha) Williams celebrated her 97th birthday, honored by
friends and family who brought cake, ice cream and gifts. The following Sunday, July 20,
Mrs. Williams was toasted again when Springhill Missionary Baptist Church celebrated its
155th anniversary, and shared the spotlight. But the party continues! Here, Mrs. Williams
is shown with newspaper employees Debbie Carlton, left, and Sarah Weirick, who offered
happy birthday wishes to the longtime columnist. Mrs. Williams has been writing for
newspapers in this community for nearly 50 years, having worked with both the Thompsons
and Smiths in her early years. Her mother, Mary Jane Colson, lived until she was 113. Odds
are good that Mrs. Williams--a Taylor County native--is eyeing that number, too.

Children obey your parents

and the Lord will bless you'

and time where God used another
heart to reach out and touch mine.
It may have happened years ago or
maybe yesterday, but every person
on my list has helped me grow, or
heal, or laugh, or love, or learn to
smile. The blessings never end, as
God allows our paths to cross as
family or friend. So please know
that this is more than just a wish,
it's a thank you card/letter to God,
for putting you on my list; each and
everyone whose name I've come.to
hold so dear. Those who have
shown me how much you care by
your visits and your calls. To my
church family and to those who
stood by me with your money and
your prayers for two and a half
years, I thank you. To my
caregivers, thank you and may God
bless all of you. I kept watching
until I saw my rainbow, so I know

without a doubt that my storm is
finally over." Love Treva Walker
The family of the late, Mary Etta
Jones, would like to extend their
sincere thanks to all who displayed
their acts of kindness during their
time of loss. The flowers, cards,
phone calls, food, hugs and words
of comfort were greatly
appreciated. They would like to
especially thank the staff of Trinity
Funeral Home and the Mount
Olive Missionary Baptist Church
family for their excellent and
heartfelt service. May God bless
you all.
Continue to pray upd visit the
sick at home, in nursing homes and
hospitals. Pray for schools,
prisons, children, those in the
armed services near and far away.
Children obey your parents and the
Lord will bless you.

gallery of hearts.
The Perry-Taylor County G'hamber of Commerce is hosting
e Heart Gallery of Mid-Florida through Friday, Aug. 22.
le purpose of the photo exhibit of children in foster care is
raise overall awareness of the foster care adoption
ogram and recruit prospective parents for these children-

AII absentee ballots for those voters who have made a request for the August 26, 2008 Primary
Election have been mailed. Please be on the lookout for your absentee ballot to arrive. Any
registered voter may vote an absentee ballot. Request can be accepted only from the voter, a
member of the voter's immediate family or legal guardian. Please call the Elections office at
850-838-3515 to request an absentee ballot.

All sample ballots have been mailed. If you did not receive your sample ballot please
contact the Supervisor of Elections office at 850-838-3515 to verify your correct residential
address as well as a mailing address.

If you have changed addresses since you last voted please contact the Supervisor of
Election office so that we might update your voter registration record. Pursuant to Florida
Statutes you must vote in the precinct in which you are residing.

Early voting for the Presidential Preference Primary will be held in the Supervisor of
Election office on the 2nd floor of the County Courthouse. Any registered voter in the
county may take part in early voting. Our office will be open August 11, 2008 throu h 9
August 23, 2008, Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m-
Please remember to bring a picture and a signature ID with you.

Visit our web site for the latest up-to-date information on the upcoming 2008 election
cycle. This site will also prompt you for any important dates you need to remember. By
selecting the voter information search you can verify your precinct location and make
sure we have your correct address. As the cycle progresses and candidates file their
paperwork you will be able to search any candidate treasurer reports that are filed online
and well as possible biography. Our web site can be located at www.taylorelections.com.

The ultimate
voting rnachine .. YOU

Taco Times July 30, 2008

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free trees

Everyone who joins the Arbor
Day Foundation during August
2008 will receive 10 free white
flowering dogwood trees.
The free trees are part of the
non-profit Foundation's Trees for
America campaign, a program
dedicated to environmental
stewardship through the planting
of trees.
"The white flowering dogwoods
will add year-round beauty to
homes and neighborhoods," said
John Rosenow, chief executive of
the Arbor Day Foundation.
"Dogwoods have showy spring
flowers, scarlet autumn foliage,
and red berries that attract
songbirds all winter."
The trees will be shipped
postpaid between Oct. 15 and Dec'
10, at the right time for planting.
The 6-to-12-inch trees are
guaranteed to grow or they will be
replaced free of charge. Planting
instructions are enclosed with each
shipment of trees.
Members of the Arbor Day
Foundation will also receive The
Tree Book, which includes
information about tree planting
andoc .eivethefreetreessenda
$10 membership contribution to
Ten Dogwoods, Arbor Day

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phone for

live meet in g
Congressman Allen Boyd will
hold a live telephone town hall
meeting today, July 30, at 7:30
The live conference call will
focus on high gas prices and,
energy independence The tele-
town hall will give the people.of
North Florida the opportunity to
voice their opinions or concerns
and ask questions on fuel costs and
the energy crisis.
To participate in Boyd's live
Tele-Town Hall Meeting on
gas prices and energy
229-8493, at 7:30 p.m. with the
passcode, 13901, and you will
be placed immediately into the

B-1 TSCO TinlOS July30, 2001.

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 County Senior Center: Executive
Board of Directors meeting, every third
.- ...
giff 4 4.0). $
Alcoholics Anonymous: 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 Methodist Church.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory Council:
fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big Bend 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.
Narcotics Anonymous: Sunday, 7 p.m.;

Local Army mother Doretha
Smith recently received a letter
from her son's section chief
praising his dedication to duty as a
non-commissioned officer (NCO).
Smith's son, Anthony Latoski
Smith, is a sergeant in the U.S.
Army. He is formerly*of Perry.
The letter read, "I just wanted to
take some time out and let you
know that Sgtn Smith is a great
NCO. I think you have done a
great job with him. Sgt Smith
brings a lot of wisdom to the table.
The soldiers really look up to him
through his teachings and
guidance. Sgt. Smith recently has
certified as a section chief with a
specialist as his gunner. By doing
so, Sgt. Smith is the only sergeant
in the battalion to certify with a
specialist. That speaks a lot about
what he has achieved. The young
specialist is one of the few soldiers
that he trained. I am very thankful
to have this guy in my section. I
am so proud of him and his work
ethic skills are great. He is a
reliable person who I can count on
anytime day or night.
"Sgt. Smith has lost a lot of

Sgt. Anthony Smith
weight since he has been in charge
of the physical fitness of the
soldiers. He has trained two
soldiers in weight training while
helping them to lose a combined
weight of 30 pounds between both
Smith is the sort of Doretha and
Ernest Smith of Perry. his
grandparents are Betty Smith of
Miami and the late A.D. and Mary

Students attending the Summer SciencaJastitute went on a
fossil dig at PCS Phosphate in White Springs. Students and
Instructors pictured front row (L-R) NFCC retired
instructor Barry Barnhart, Brenda Brown, Catherine Hogg,
Stephen Smith, Jonathan Cook, Steve Bass and NFCC
instructor Terry Zimmerman. Back row (L-R) Leona
Murphin, David Sanders and Robert Hanson.

Students dive into the

'Weird Science'of water

Count\: and Leona Murphin
Daild Sanders and Jonathan Cook
of Madison Count\ were selected
to partlelpate in the institute based
on outstanding achietemenl<
grade point alerage, school
recommendations and a written
essay. .Also participating alongside
the high schoolers were area
educators Teresa Jackson. Tailor
Count\: Brenda Brow n. Jefferson
Counts, and Stele Bass of
Madison Count_\. One of the
primary goals of the institute was
"* Please see page 6

North Florida Communits
College s Science Department
recently teamed up with local high
school students and preacher
during a three-11eek Summer
Science Institute to learn more
about area lister quality The
institute. part of the Golernor's
Summer Program for Gifted and
High .4chIeigng Students. \ open to students in 8th through
121h erade.
Local high school students
Catherine Hogg, Jefferson County;
Stephen Smith, Taylor County;
Robert Hanson, Suwannee

More than 130 youth and volunteers attended 4-H Camp Cherry Lake in Madison July 14-
18, taking party in a variety of outdoor activities--and having a great time doing it, as these

AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at AMVETS
Post #20 building (2499 Woods Creek
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays, noon,
Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry: first Thursday of each
month, noon, Heavenly Floors.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at Jerkins
Community Center.
Optimist Club: Thurs., noon at Joyce's
Main Street Cafe.
Perry Garden Club: third Wednesday,
10 a.m.
Perry Elks Lodge: second, third and
fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m
Perry Lodge 123, F&AM: first and third
Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Lodge #187: first and third Wed.'
7 p.m., Masonic Hall.
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.m. (club house on Courtney Road).
Perry Woman's Club: second Wed.,
noon (Sept. to May; subject to change).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at Rosehead
Taylor County Leadership Council:

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. Call 223-1423,
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, call 584-5346.
VFW Post #9225: second Tues., 7 p.m.
(American Legion building).

To add your organization to the
community calendar, please e-mail.

second and fourth Friday, 7 p.m., Jerkins
Community Center.
Vogue XIll: 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
Jefferson Street.
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.,
courthouse annex.
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 Board: 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.
., :$yd
Big Bend Republican Women s
Network: second Monday at 5:30 p.m., 502
W. Green St. E-mail: bbrwn@fairpoint.net.
Business Network International (B.N.I):
every Tuesday, 7:30-9 a.m., Hampton Inn.
Visitors welcome-
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
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of Perry
(HELP): no meetings during the summer.
Call 838-3508 or 584-6866..
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
Henry Road.
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, 5:30 p.m
at Rosehead Junction '
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday, 6 p.m., at the
district building on Beach Road.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP): Thursdays,
10 a.m., 502 N. Center Street. 223-0393'
Taylor County Amateur Radio Club:
first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of Forestry
office, 618 Plantation Road.
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,
1-5 p.m.
Taylor Cdunty Horseman's Association

Com mun ity

Smith praised for

dedication to duty

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IVIOving Through Life

There should be a law against The good news, of course, is that I
television commercials which exploit have fulfilled one of my life's goals: to
the sensibilities of mothers sending raise and educate Child One, and make
their children off to college. sure she's gainfully employed.
As I watch, I remember the horror all I should kill the fatted calf and
over again, while televised images show celebrate.
mother and daughter separating, deeply Instead, I find myself missing
divided by time and space. something significant--as significant as
But, as in most real life dramas, this an arm or a leg. It's hard to shop for a
scenario is but the springboard for fatted calf, when you're missing an arm
other moves in Life. and a leg.
One is bad enough. The new apartment is great; the new
Over and over wears on your soul. roommate is great. Life is good. But as
This past weekend, we returned the good as Life is, it always remembers
daughter to her second year of teaching, those people who are missing.
in the same school, but a different And there are a few missing,
apartment. That required of course, But I don't have long to be blue, and I
that everyone we knew had to move her don't usually afford myself the
worldly belongings from one two-story opportunity. I have work to do on my
apartment, to another two-story second project: Child Two needs two
apartment--neither of which had an diplomas and a job.
elevator among its amenities. So I'm taking a deep breath, two aspirin,
That, to me, was the easy part. and giving thanks for good health and
The difficult part was saying gas money, while refusing to watch any
,'goodbye" after a month's visit. Yes, televised commercials which pull at my
she's fortunate that, as a school teacher, heartstrings in order to sell a mop.
she had a month to visit. But as As it turns out, my heartstrings are
comfortable as she became to regular growing stronger by this back-and-forth
meals and laundry service, I became exercise of moving--which, I suppose, is
accustomed to someone asking cheerily, the point, even though it wears on your
nAnd how was your day?" soul.
She's come to appreciate an I have convinced myself that I'll be
uneventful week which means she must fine, as long as nobody joins a rock
really be all grown up. She once band or moves to a second-floor
complained of boredom and now longs apartment in Alaska.
for it, so we enjoy each other's Say it won t happen.
company. Promise me, please.
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LOt the COmmunity know what you think!
go Letters must be signed and accompanied by a phone number for contact.
vt Mail to: P.O. Box 888, Perry, FL 32348; or e-mail to newsdesk@perrynewspapers.com.

Florida Govemor Charlie Crist
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U.S. Senator Me( Martinez
Taylor County Florida Ftonda
Taylor County City of Perry :N Palafox St., Suite 159, Pensacola, FL 32502
Commission Representative Senator
Superintendent Mayor 850-433-2603
of Schools Emily Chairman -- Will A. Charles U.S. senator Bill NeLson
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850-584-4844 850-488-7870 / 866-538-2831 850-561-3979

quote someone throughout police
reports, you should have a tape
recorder present since you
misconstrued, misquoted, omitted
and butchered everything I said.
Additionally, if the city is going to
hire or promote law enforcement
officers, I think they should at least
have some knowledge of the laws
and police procedures. If they did,
I would not have to be writing this
letter right now. And if they did, I
would not be a single mother
attending college full-time without
employment, and I would not have
been arrested and my future life
and career possibly ruined because
of their ignorance. I have been
around law enforcement my entire
life; from my parents being law
enforcement to other family
members, and my past significant
others---and none of them could
fathom the way Perry Police
handled this investigation.
Absolutely ridiculous and only
heard of in small towns like this.
I wholeheartedly believe that I
was planned to be or conveniently
made the fall person (because I
found the burglary scene) and
because I was the outsider of
Taylor County. I did not grow up
"* PleaSG See page 3

Dear Editor:
Let me start by making every
reader aware that I am not giving
names of specific law enforcement
personnel nor defaming anyone--
as they did me--but I believe I have
a right to attempt to correct a
wrong that was done to me. Not to
mention, the public has a right to
know what kind of law
enforcement we pay our taxes for.
My life and my reputation in
Taylor. County is over, due to
unprofessional and downright
ignorant law enforcement officers
and their severe lack of state and
federal law and police procedures.
Taylor County has already seen
and heard the ignorance of local
law enforcement (you know who
you are) regarding this issue...and
now, it's time for the facts and
the truth. On June 24, Animal
Control was broken into and three
days later I was arrested for the
crime. There was no evidence--at
all. No physical evidence. No
witnesses. Perry Police even felt
the need to fabricate physical
evidence because they had none,
and when I did not admit to
something I did not do to begin
with, they decided to arrest me on
probable cause--again with no
evidence. This is all in the public

record reports that I urge everyone
to get a copy of. Of note, the
charges were all dropped by the
States Attorney within 6 days of
the initial arrest. I am glad
someone in this county knows
what they are doing.
When and if any of the residents
of Taylor county view these
reports, please make note of my
initial statement and those
interviews to follow. My own
"story" never changed. Please also
make a note of the multiple
inconsistencies on the side of law
enforcement and how they
contradict themselves throughout
the entire report and narratives.
Additionally, please make note of
how they take everything a certain
county employee says as the
gospel, even though she
contradicts herself multiple times
and all of what she says regarding
me is hearsay (and mostly lies).
The funny thing is that they wrote
and typed the reports themselves
and made themselves look like
even bigger idiots by doing so.
Apparently, they did not proof read
because I hate to think that anyone
can be that dumb.
At this time, I would like to
make some suggestions. Law
enforcement, if you are going to

5 ,

for all the public to use, not hard to residents, approximately 10, that
understand. But, what seems very hired a hot-shot lawyer who
simple to almost everyone in the threatened to file a lawsuit against
county is hard for a few residents using the Second Avenue site and
to grasp. This proposed document thus the State of Florida would
had been tabled for months in then not even consider the grant
order to make g ,dqcisign i tfat was funding the building of
Steinhatchee in/front cokanxi use idihthoat ramp: It should be noted
residents who have been waiting that Taylor County would have
patiently for what wasathought to with almost certainly received the
be a no-brainer. grant and finally would be taking a
But to the dismay of the giant step forward at providing
audience, the very group of water access. The reasons
residents who de-railed the submitted by the "against public
proposed Second Avenue boat access" group ranged from it
ramp last month began their would interfere with enjoying my
campaign to discredit this
proposal. This is the group of "* Please see page 3
, , ,
Clty VIOlating will of people,

Dear Editor:
Having attended numerous
Taylor County Commission
meetings over the years, I have
learned that the only thing for sure
is that nothing is for sure.
This gas pever more obvious
than wha ifanspired at the last
commission meeting held in
Steinhatchee concerning public
access. What should have been a
unanimous vote to approve a
request for a "Right of Way
Policy," that the county could use
to establish a no-cost approach to
creating river access, was tabled-
until next meeting on Aug. 4.
When even the most casual
observer reads this "Right of Way
Policy" .document you
immediately get the picture, a way
for 19,000 Taylor County residents
to walk to the river's edge and
picnic, fish, launch your canoe or
kayak or just gaze at a beautiful
river at no cost to the county.
Seems pretty straight forward:
public land owned by the public

Dear Editor:
Florida State Constitutional
Amendment One was
unanimously approved by the
majority of voters in the State of
Florida and Taylor County.

What is it that the politicians
and government employees at the
City of Perry don't understand
about the will of the majority of
the people? Apparently they
disregard the facts and continue to
play shell games with the people
by making them think they are
getting it tax reduction when in
effect they are raising the taxable

Haase Imteheonmi roper ha
way to surreptitiously (sneak)
increase our taxes. With their math
you will not see an increase this
year on your bill but, you should
have seen a major reduction on
your tax bill. The people voted to
reduce their property taxes by

t jo r sAmendment One
The people are getting
increasingly mistrustful of
government for good reason. We
did not see the council members
cut their over paid high salaries
and benefits representing our
community, yet they are willing to
reduce our benefits. The council
members are willing however to
fund sweetheart projects that are
not necessities, such as
monuments etc. while shorting our
garbage pick-up, fire and police
protection, and utilities, that are
necessities. It is time the citizens
get what they vote for.
Throw the good old boy and girl
politicians out and elect someone
you can trust with your money, at
least for a little while.
George D. Stamps

123 S. Jefferson Street P.O. Box 888
Perg', ROrlda (850) 584-5513



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buy land on the nver. Please God,
help these poor selfish souls.
The opposition would rather no
one in Taylor County have river
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public near their Granger Drive
subdivision. It seems to me that
this way of thinking should not be
welcomed in ,our county. .The ,
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all, a county policy concerning our
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Turn ra the Exp*rti

The Timbers, Perry Theatre, Angela W
O'Quinn's Pharmacy, D 80 W gasoline car
Nutrition, The Fair Store, Shell. Con
Cashway, Mary Anne Adams, saving bond
Zackrey Hatton, Photos & Frames, Bank for th
Yarbrough Tires, What's in the Century" hat.
Bag, Debbie's Jewels, Heavenly We still ne
Floors, Weiss, Pinstripes & again for yo
Polkadots, McClellan's Shell, and we'll see
Capital City Bank and Lance

ilson won the $100
d from McClellan's
nie McBride won the
from Capital City
e best "Turn of the
ed volunteers. Thanks
ur continued support
you at our next event.
Joanna Ter Maat,

together. It was an honor towhave
our town selected as the only
Flerida pit stop for the Model Ts
on their journey to Richmond, Ind.
We had great community
support for our raffle and it was a
successful fund-raiser for us. The
community will soon be seeing
improvements in our town.
Thanks to Andrew Drugs,
Reflections, Thomas Chevrolet,

Dear Editor:
We want to take this opportunity
to express our sincere appreciation
to all our many volunteers, vendors
and political candidates that
participated in helping Main Street
Perry celebrate the 100th
Anniversary of Ford.
We thank Timberland Ford and
the Perry Taylor County Chamber
of Commerce for putting this event


'I forgive those involved, but will not forget'

said to the press that my arrest was
not my reason for termination, and
if that is indeed so, then what
convenient timing---since I have-
no written documentation of ever
having been written up or
reprimanded. I also invite
everyone to get a copy of my
employee evaluations (public
record) to see that for themselves
as well. We all know what Mr.
Brreoswnb my e sin I .toW le
I have a letterhead copy of my
termination letter that was sent to
n1he cerdf d and would shad
see it.
Thank you for taking the time to
read my side of this nightmare that
was my life this past month or so.
I forgive all of those involved in
this that have d'one me so horribly
wrong, but that does not mean that
I will f
You orgethave destroyed my life
and reputation in this county with

Continued from page 2

Connie McBride (right) won a savings bond from Capital
City Bank for the best "Turn of the Century" hat contest
sponsored by Main Street Perry. The contest was held during
the recent Model T 100th Anniversary Celebration held- in
downtown Perry around the Courthouse Square. With
McBride are Marie Hill and Martelle Shiver. Additionally,
Angela Wilson won the $100 gasoline card from McClellan's

Non-violence is at the

co re of Ref ug eHouse

here. My family name is not from
here. I have not and am not
sleeping with most of law
enforcement in the county, nor do I
know anyone or everyone here
who has leverage. Karma is a
it that what goes' around comes
site every resident of Taylor
County to visit the Perry Police
Department and receive their own
:=...::,:- A 11 g tr ort
not give you, I will give you. I
want everyone to see--for
themselves--the truth behind t)Tis
horribly botched police
investigation and the wrongful
actions of the Taylor County Board
of County Commissioners. While
Iv aso s tmehe e
for my terrilination, Mr. Brown has

your ignorance (loving that word my daughter and I. My road to
here) and lack of morals, ethics success will just be tougher now
and a conscience, but this but I will overcome, surpass, and
mountain will not stop me from succeed.
the bright future that is ahead for Lisa Freeman

10 apply to entIre count

to access county land along our
I want thd residents of Taylor
1unty to krmy that thiepro ed
could be expanded to the entire
county so that folks iri Spring
Warrior, Shady Grove, Auctlla,
Keaton Beach and Dekle Beach
could enjoy access to the pubhe
The proposed Right of
Way Policy should now be
available for review on the Taylor
County Web site at
www.taylorcountygov.com or by
calling the bounty administrative
office at 850-838-3500.

recent letter spoke to a regrettable
incident involving one of our staff,
and we assure the community that
all appropriate actions have beeil

Refuge He aR
Program Director

response as well. It's working!
Barbara Franklin
PR, Helping Hands of the
Shelter volunteer

barb@shelterhands.com. (We also
accept donations.)
A sincere "thank you" to the
community for your positive

Dear Editor:
Our profound thanks to you for
publishing photos and
descriptions of pets for adoption
each week. We are happy to report
thirt people are responding and
many animals are finding new
homes. You are literally life-
savel thank you to Hoyt Ragans
(Ace Hardware) WE allowmgs us-
space on his land to erect the
directional sign for the animal
And the commissioners, for
approving renovations to the
shelter building, including
dropping the ceiling,' installing
wCa r- eaistant ili ordtiles,
cool and improve air flow. (And
David Palmer who will be doing
the work!) Helping Hands has
obtained paperwork for a non-
profit organization, and the "green

light" from Jack Brown (county
administrator) and commissioners
to actively begin work within and -
without the shelter building.
One of the goals of the Helping
Hands of the Shelter volunteers is
to ensure that every adoptable pet
is clean, has been wormed and

ge eived vacc natio wprilornite
- YartirZilgh Tirehas donated a new
pet bathtub---a huge "thank you"
We will be holding fund-raisers
in the future to purchase
medicinal supplies, including a
carnival in September, and crah .
sale in November. That will be a
wonderful ay to hel eyou m e
shelter as well!
We already have several rafters
who would like a table to
display their items for sale, but
room for lots more. Contact

Mark Pelt

AII members of the public Invited.
Everyone attending is asked to bring
a covered dish as this meeting will
Include a dinner. Fried chicken will be
provided for all by Dean Fowler
& Steinhatchee Landing.

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will have experience in: Troubleshooting
controls and 480 volt three-phase power
systems (motors to 300hp); Be able to
perform electrical construction skills to
include rigid conduit bending and
nt Illiatoney in nandeq p ntwarned
have a working knowledge of NEC.
eferBa o ePy n level electrician wth
products experience is a plus.
Must be willing to work nights, weekends
(Saturday's), and overtime, when needed.
Must be a team player with good
communication skills, and be willing to
assist operations and other maintenance
crafts to, achieve company goals. Must be
physically able to climb stairs and
ladders, and be able to carry 50 Ibs.
.This job offers an excellent 401K plan,
medical and dental insurance, paid
vacations and sick leave, incentives, and
Send resume in confidence to:
"Electrician", P.O. Box 5090 Cross
City, Fl. 32628

Want to Buy: Arrows. Aluminum 2216, 30-
31 inches. Call 584-5854

Found on Johnson Striping, Male Hound
Dog. Anyone interested please call 223-
FOUND Little white terror, found in Sam
Poppel Rd. area. Contact Animal Control.

ostkset of keys 3at H c8k Mound or Perry
FOUND Female Red Nose Pitt Buildog
80-100 lbs. Found near Bryant Russell Rd.
I 5 455396.

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FREE Kittens need good home. Please

b a I o0ba and 8 parred

Woodridge ApartmentsU
Accepting applications for 1,2 & 3 BR HC
and Non-HC accessible apartments. HUD
vouchers considered. Equal 'Housing
Opportunity. Office hours are 8:00 5:00
Mon. Thurs. Call 850-584-5668. 709 W.
Church St. Perry, FL 32348. TDD 711
M.H. for Rent $450 per month + $350
damage, Pst & ast monthCnt2 all
pYa te t & shower, large kitchen,
fenced back yard, private & quit; couples
only, small child OK, 1 outside pet. 9 mi.
out of town. 850-223-2027.
Call or leave message.
Town & Country M.H. Park has several
available 1 & 2 B.R. M.H. Prices starting at
$375. All units require a $400 sec. deposit.
p t Ra stjlsNooh asdo td
nicely furnished. You provide utilities,
Perfect for 1 person. Call 584-3095: For
more information.

7For6-R8ent 2 bd/1 bth, 21)7 Sth. Hinley St.
$590 mth + $590 deposit. Call 786-426-
1489 for more Information.

mobndth st as5a edse st NW $600
2 bed Mobile Homes located in park,
prices starting at $450, 1st, last and
deposit. No pets. Call 223-3227 and leave
message for appointment.
o Town offi s eCor ren8,d099to

bedhi hq2n s rsy apart sKeaton
charge. $575 plus deposit. Includes
utilities. 850-578-2356.

DBL/Wide Mobile Home. 3 BR/2 BA; extra
built on back room. Dishwasher, W/D
hookup. fenced yard, front & back. electric
separate. $550/month + $200 deposit.
R8ef nceA aTbo flemrplooyment req'd.

Pool Home For Sale in Perry Heights
Subdivision. 3 bedroom/1.5 baths, Living,
ntte aa la rco m 3 st
with Diving board & Polaris cleaning
amH ihou nrel sf hin0 FNe
Call 584-9455.
Motivated Seller will owner finance with
'2eN t5 bd/2 bth, 2319 sq. ft.
113 Lewis Drive (off Hwy. 19) 3 bed/2 bath.
pr) e dS200 c tr 1 r wly

For Sale By Owner 2000 DWMH 3 acres 3
bed/ 2 bath chain link fence, barbed wire
fence, dog pen w/watering system 4
12xi2 shed. $60,000. Call 584-8638 for
direction and more information.
REDUCED! Priced to sell and motivated
sellers make for a great place to call your
n widheo .c3i st5dakna s2u1sd
Woods Creek Rd. Big Bend Properties,
no sent Beach, Broker 850-578-2898.
p com
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,

AMVETS Post 20
Special v

Furniture Sale

Couch Chairs Beds
OfGSSers Lamps Bedding Small Appliances
Outdoor Loungers Solid Wood Table & Much More

Old Fireplace Brick Wwrewwwn
Gold (scrap) ~ Diamonds ~ Old Comic Books
Coins (silver) & Paper Money ~ Taylor County IUlemorabilia

Used Furniture
Bedroom Dining Room Living Room Bedding
. * : 8 : el e * * -
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Prestige Home Center
The Only Factory Outlet on the West Coast
Any New Home Purchased from Prestige Homes
Includes FREE Delivery & Set-Up...PERIOD!

tu tt .. ONs frNEW-
2 or 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Exceeds New Gov't. Standards

.. mo.

Includes AC, Heat, Skirting & Steps
No Down Paffrnent for Landowners!

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

Mare has a very kind temperament.
Foal bo n 7/28/08
$800 -- Please call Melissa at 578-3148
(if no answer leave message)

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Qualified individual will be responsible for the daily
warehouse and grounds requirements, receiving,
loading, unloading and deliveries by truck.
Maintaining cleanliness of the property inside and
outside. Must have CDL, current, valid driver's
license and small fork lift qualified.
Full-time position. Pay range $8.00 to $10.00 per
hour based on qualifications. Drug Free Workplace.

Apply in person
Ware Oil & Supply Co., Inc.
2715 S. Byron Butler Parkway
Perry, Florida 32348

We have an opening for a night shift
Industrial Electrician,
Strong basic electrical knowledge required.
1 year rflinimum commercial industrial experience.
Tech School Certification preferred.
Apply at Job Service of Perry

We offer a competitive salary and
benefits package. Qualified candidates
can respond bt Job Service of Perry,

NMERt/si\ebtTiW! C '
Rhonda's Quality Consignment
Now accep ng items. Clean out sale on
existing o ice supplies location 101
Jefferson Street across from Court House
(Old Perry Office Supply)

Westgate Motel Rooms available for Rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable
AC/Heater. Everything included. $165
weekly or $40 daily tax included.(RV sites
also available.) 1627 S. Byron Butler
Pkwy. 850-584-5235.
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $550
required $45 deposit, $165 weekly or $,40
daily t8 0 4ud70 .317 N. Byron Butler
11 4tfLS
Commercial Building for Lease Down
town building Brand new. 10 office's
including receptionist area and waiting
ica a s le tdropohonMuetqu
Ca I Select Group Realty at 954-647-5057.
205 S. Washington St. -760 sq.ft.
115 -A Drew Street 1160 sq. ft.
Central heat and air, H/C Restroom. Call
530 7 2811 or 850-838-5660.
2 B/R 1 Bath Mobile Home total electric
central H/A $425 per month, plus $300
deposit. Set up in whispering Pines Mobile
aPi m cou sd2 dnul anBd
child. No pets. HUD Vouchers considered.
Application and reference req'd. Call 584-
. 3889
Newly remodeled office Suites available


For Rent 3 bed/2 bath house Credit
Store for Rent on Beach Rd. near Rt. 19
Has Bait & Tackle inventory. Will lease
store & sell inventory. Call 584-2199,
Southern Villy of Perry
Rental e i die HUD
vouchers accepted. 1 & 2 BR HC & non-
HC accessible apartments. Office hours are
8:00 to 5:00 Mon-Thursday. Call 850-584-
8111. TDD7TTY 711, 315 Puckett Rd
Perry, FL 32347 Equal Housing

6b droom apartments available. Call

nk, For Sale must go. 2 Maxis Big Horn Mud
12 Tires 305-70817 brand new(1500 miles)
$225. Bowflex Motivator 2 rarely used
$200. Call 371-1231.
for Watch for the AMVETS Post 20
he Gator/Seminole Challenge
Details later.
. Vintage 1955 Remington 870 pump gun
to with factory 18 inch police barrel Magazine
ox, extension holds 7 rounds with pistol grip -
nd carrying strap $200; Factory Toyota
Tacoma complete rear panel for passenger
side truck NEW $150. Must be over 21
za fr hSd3gun. Please call 836-6673-
Steel Buildings Discounted
ng %stom Q)m r e 2
re Factory Direct to Site
e, Can Erect, Cheap Freight
www.seg-grp.com #0ES

51 7/18-7/30 850-391-0204
bie Electric Hospital Bed with trapeze bar..
Cost $1,850. Sale $500 (850)584-6526 or
y. Power Chair Jazzy 1103 Ultra. Candy
.. apple red, 3 yrs old but never used. Cost
$7,074 sell for $1500. Cal 850-584-6526
or 838-7327.

V(ant B OTravelaTr a0

81 g er nee ap ce Ive -
GoT Just?
850-838-JUNK 5865)
2/7-7/31 State Certified cales

a.m. 4:30 p.m. at 435 North MaComb St.
I usually leave at 6:30 A. willing to leave a
little earlier or stay a little later. Please cal
838-7223, 838-7212 or 584-9107

al ck chasnhndnpuh i aodnoea I
Well socialized. Wormed & shots. Parents
on premises. $250. Call 584-4455.
Red N Bo Ju 6. Read to
Ca s5edu2p7p s, rn ne y
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Mh ful S h Cd 0
Horses for sale Cheap. Call 850-578-
2272 and leave message

FREE Kittens need good home. Please
allm584 731abestwe a.m. and 8 pan)
number and I will call you back.

Owner Sale 112 McGall St. 3 BR/1 bath,
LR, Kit DR., New roof, deck, fence back
yard, 10x20 storage bidg. 87k. 584-4618.
3/2.Bnck Home on 2 acres (MOL), 1,798
) 4+2625 orUBS38- 27 N. $165.000


Lance, Inc., a well-known manufacturer of quality snacks
since 1913, offers you all the ingredients for a satisfying
future. We currently have the following opportunity at our
Perry, FL Salty Snack plant:


R4 The TaCO TitleS July 30, 2008

3-Family Yard Sale Capital City Ba
?Parking Lot. Saturday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m. -
noon.115 West Green St.
Big Yard Sale at 1557 Carlton Cemet
Rd. Friday & Saturday, Something
everyone and cheap. See you there. T
2-Family Yard Sale Saturday. 8 a.m
until, Across from Wal-Mart, Lot next
BCFCU yid toys clothes, tool b
Reese Hitch. Bikes, wedding dress a
more. 223-3314.
Yard Sale Westside Youth at Perry Pla
in front of Andrews Drugs 8 a.m..- 1 p.m
Yard Sale Saturday, 8 a.m.'- until, Nothi
Over $1. 15812 Breeze Dr. in Leisu
Retreats. Christmas items, including tre
and lots more. 578-24)52.

r0d8 ale Friday, 8 a.m. 2 p.m., 14
Dewey McGuire. Just of f Beach Rd. Bar
dolls, collectible Barbie Dolls and more.
4-fam ya rdo e oFdrid{hu tiSatured
tools, etc, 5175 Woods Creek Rd 7 a.m
2 p.m. Rain or Shine.
ESTATE SALE August 1,2,3. Rain


iam ri sS e Sda day,1t8cl
books, computer, 19" monitor, TV's, too
collectibles, small appliances, footb
cards, antique Ear.Iy American hutc
much more. Taylor Storage Center 19
across from Taylor Tech.


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R-5 The Taco Titiles July:30, 2008

Positions open at Dockins Broadcast
Group in Perry (WPRY/WSFD-TV) Part
Time or Full Time available in Advertising
sales. Also part time video editing and
camera operations. Submit resumes to
Dockins Broadcast Group, 2001 South
Jefferson, Per@

1986 GMC S-15 Pickup Truck Autob e
r retire ,xt ody n g% condition,
Needs motor asking $700. Also, 1990
Bass Master Fiberglass Boat 14 ft. 7 in
Black & th Joh son 50 h motor
and trolli m tor. Asn ing $3,50pD. Call
8733 -287
Trucks for Sale:
'91' Chevy pickup 5 speed runs $400,
'92' Nissan Rathfinder runs good, needs
body work $600. 4x8 utility tilt trailer
$300. Call 584-8419 Leave message.
03' Alero Olds 4 dr A/C $2800.
99' Ford F250 A/C $2800 :
Larry's Towing and used cars 838-0139
2007 Gold Ford F-150 Great A/C, 14000
miles, V6, 5 speed. Good truck. Must Go-
Take over payments or best offer. Call

ucokn Commun t Feder 6Cr So tz'1nion
Wheeler, LT-R450K6, will be sold on "as
Is" bas sreodrit$4,000 Mnd rnay be li]pected
at t man ay 7
8:30 a.m. Until 4:30 p.m.
2002 Chevy Monte CarCoDS 41 mil ,
weather, OnStar, auto' '
al, 7.3 diese
1990 F350 4f b ith raulic syste
121K, ste 00. Call 843 1731 and leave
& wench. $5,5
messagBe if no answer.

TC nt te tSt rt r grBoairsd of Taylor
acce ing applications for the following
v mors. 8- salMinimuqmi dh

Interpersonal skills and ability to
understand verbal and written instructions.
Knowledge of OSHA standards. Must be
able to operate/maintain machinery
necessary for cleaning the school.
Physically able to perform duties which
may include, but not limited to, lifting (min.
of 50 Ibs.), moving, climbing, etc.
Teacher Aide (Perry) 10-mos. 8-hrs.
Minimum qualifications are:
Associate Degree in Early Childhood
Education or related field
preferred. High School diploma or
equivalency and passing score on
Parapro Assessment Test are required.
Recent satisfactory experience working
with pre-school children is preferred. Must
be able to promote developmentally
@ ispora tices and take direction
Bus Aide (Perry) 9-mos. 4-hrs. (2 hours in
the morning; 2 hours in the afternoon)
Minimum qualifications are: A High School
Diploma. Patience and a special desire to
work with preschool students. Must be in
excellent physical condition and able to
do heavy lifting. Ability to follow
instructions and communicate effectively
and courteously.
Interested applicants please contact the
Taylor County School Board (850) 838-
2500 or Taylor One Stop, Madison,
Florida, (850) 491-4612 or (850) 973-9675
These positions are open to school board
employees and the general public. The
Taylor County School Board adheres to a
drug free workplace policy. Drug testing
with a negative result is required. Head
Start employees must pass health
screening, fingerprinting, and background
check required by DCF for licensing
daycare workers. Closing date for this
position is July 31, 2008 at 12:00 Noon,
if reasonable ADA accommodations are
needed for the application process, please
notify our Personnel Director during the
p5i lo period at 850-838-2500.

Doctors' Memorial
Hos ital
Employment Opportunities:
RN-Home Health, FT
Medical Lab Tech, FT
Security, PRN
Eny. Sves.-Floor Tech, PRN
Clinic Director, FT

p sociates L rt reqmurepaur nt
co btion epr2e0se ati s pl cants
in irieso on nbeus ematedas Pie e
s3d 11 n er es t
(dtpassociataslic@hotmqiu.com) 0.
Aucilla Christian Academy is currently
accepting applications for a transportation
mechanic position. Qualified applicants
must have diesel mechanic experience
and extensive knowledge of diesel
engines. Also, must be a positive,
Christian role model. For more information
or to apply, please contact the school at

Road Maintenance Technician -$8.04hr. +
en .
Job descriptions and applications can be
obtained from www.taylorcountycottom or
One Stop Mobile Unit located in the K-Mart
Parking Lot on Wednesdays 9 a.m. 6
p.m. or at 502 N. Center Street Perry, FL
on Tuesday and Thursdays from 8 a.m. -
2 p.m. Positions are open until filled,
Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT,
background check employer-

Current JOBS Line Advertisement
.. call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net.
Be your BEST, Among the BEST
FT/PT/Iong-term care setting; Florida
certification (CNA) or unrestricted license
(LPN) ired
rqAmnting A/R Supervisor
FT position; HSD or equivalent required;
AA degree or certificate in accounting,
e ical b liing, eo reerievant iel strong

r isi ,d o erati acco tiMS
applications. including word processor,
spreadsheet, and database required.
FT positions include health, dental, life,
disability, supplemental insurance; 403b
tire tda count;apnaddf ees faaiciceesss

Apply in person at Personnel Office .
4:00 p.m., or fax -resume/credentials to
(386)658-5160. E0E /Drug-Free
Workplace/Criminal background checks \

The Candidate With Real
Election Experience
Primary Election Aug.26, 2008
General Election Nov. 4, 2008
Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved
by Dana Southerland, Democrat for Taylor
County Supervisor of Elections

JM Handyman Home Repairs, LLQ .
Pressure washing, painting, concrete,
wood decks, Ceramic tile, laminate wood
available, Mobile Home Repairs, RV Leak
Repairs.578-3776, 838-60770r584-2270,


ns la f rn ,oRel vDIingr
Roofs, Skirting & Vinyl Siding.
Call ak n han 8 6397
or Stev6 McKinney 838-0676

First Choice Painting
Pressure Washing
Residential Commercial
' Free Estimates
Licensed, LLC & Insured
Contact Cynthia Monroe
(850) 843-2078
References availableunan reauest

Are you a dependable, conscientious


interested in working with the

geriatric population?

Then Marshall Health has a place for you.
COme JOin 001- team and give quality care.

Call Sue Love RN, DON 850-584-6334


J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care'
Licensed and insured. Free estimates. We
also grind stumps. Call today 838-1280.
Firewood for sale.
A to Z Farm and Lawn Service
Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal,
dump truck service, harrowing, bush hog
mowing, rake work, dirt leveling and
complete lawn service. Call 584-6737.
Tree Surgery Landscaping
52 Bucket Truck
Licensed & Insured/All Work Guaranteed
Lowest Prices in the Area
John Sesock, owner 850-584-2027
CELL 850-591-830
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Dries in 3-4 hours

~ Tile Floors ~
~ Pet Odors ~ s

(584-2532) kg

90RIaNGall prices. Carpet, Vinyl and
Repairs. Senior Citizens discount. 850-
"eis9a0 0 if no answer please leave

The City of PerG

fo\so nngg rs t n:

Truck DriverlLaborer
This is a solidwaste
collection position.
Req: Must have a valid Florida
Drivers License and able to obtain a
CDL within 6 months of employment.
Salary Range: $8.87-$12.85

Applications are available.
Online: Applications and job
descriptions are available at
(Register as a job seeker.
Search in Taylor County. Click on
desired position)
Send printed and completed
application via mail.

To: Employment Connections
200 West Base Street, 2nd Floor
Madison, FL 32340
Fax. (850) 973-9757
Employment Connections
Mobile Unit:
on Wednesday from
8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
in the Kmart parking lot
(1809 S. Byron Butler Pkwy., Perry)
Employment Connections

LocatMadison OfflB e St. '
Madison, FL32340


Testing Specialist (Part-Time) wanted at
North Florida Community College (20
hours per week). See www.nfec.edu for


3' Wide
ROOFING . Galvalume

Full line of 3' Wide
accessories in stock Painted

Special Flashings Made AH Types Warranted Metal Available
Cut to your desired lengths Delivery Service Available
Call Toll-Free 888-393-0335 352-498-0778 Horseshoe Beach, Fl.

modtivta ed a individuaas torai
Transportation, dodging fumished. Call
Driver- CDL-A. The Grass is Greener

T Dm o2me
22yrs of age, 12mos OTR No Forced
Northeast Co Dnvers call (800)848-
0405 0.Operators:Call:-(877)774-3533
TRUCK DRIVERS: CDL training. Up to
$20,000 bonus.Accelerateyourcareer as
a soldier. Drive out terrorism by keeping
:he Army NationalGuardsupplied 1-800-
Venice New 1 and 2 bedroom homes
from $900 per month in active lifestyle
community with waterfront sites, resort
amenities, on-site activities and events.
3BR/2BA Foraclosural $11.,000! Only
$199/Mol 5% down 20 years. @ 8%
apr Buy. 4/BR $259/Mol For listings
(800;366-9783 Ext 5798
Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers, *Criminal Justice. Job
placement assistance. Computer
available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121, www.CenturaOnline.
paying Aviation Maintenance Career.
FAA approved program. Financial aid
if qualified Job placement assistance.
CALL Aviation institute of Maintenance
VACATIONS. CALL (800)910-9941
How about TENNESSEE? For a list
of available lake & mountain homes
& properties call Lakeside Realty toll
free @ (888)291-5253 or visit www.
"Football Field" Sized Lots! $0 Down. $0
Interest. $159-$208 per month! Money
Back Guarantee! (877)466-2104 or www.
mountaintop near New River State Park,
great fishing, view, private. $29,500 Must
sell, call owner (866)789-8535.

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dtuc 0 kacre re eaet ae lem
o 8 0 5 li 285gypars,

G n9d Open: LaCnt Sal 7 Ac e
Spectacular, level 7 acre hardwood
setting- deep waterfrontI Prime, AL
location, minutes from interstate! Gated
community, paved.roady, county water,
utilities, more. Lowest financing in years!
Call now (800)564-5092, x 1188.
Vacation Rentals
Getaway to Paradise New Make it an
island resort vacation. Save gas & 50%
on, Suites & Gulffront Parlors $135.
Limited time offer detaIs 888 791-0066
JuslLelGo comlNR

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vw e...s,
Week of July 28. 2008

s IchSf aeones teantenoep ortu Tall Timber stump grinding and tractor
representative. Belzona is the leader in workofmere imatoed dn jobors mp m

f nad r uan is oen ibfobi dustr 85kO 819 9 o ce 850-c8e3 23
site: www.Belzona.com and email a e 0
resume to BelzonaNFL@aol.com, fax 850-

Clay Swindle L.L.C. (licensed and
insured) All types of remodeling: doors
windows, docks painting, etc'
Commercial & Residential. Call 850-223
1780 or 843-1941. If no answer, please
leave message. Over 20 years of

Taylor Senior Citizens Center, Inc. is
Re as oo q c o a F h onMB r ni2 rk noon
a full time position for someone to serve meta Fisher Traler. New Blm Top, liver
mm n rRespnonshb litie uad beue epthsfnder, rd Oset tl
are no imit t ,bHoCm ma n2 ea n 792
Prefer a CNATertification/License but in
lieu of certification we will provide on-the- 2001 17ft. Cape horn center console, 90
job training. Interested parties may submit hp Johnson Ocean Pro, aluminum drive-on
a resume and cover letter, online, to: trailer, Bimini top, new VHF marine radio
Taylor11275@fairpoint.net or deliver to excellent condition, low hours $8,000. Call
Taylor Senior Citizens Center @ 800 584-2904 (808) -
West Ash Street, Monday-Friday, 8:00 7/23-7/25
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All resume's and cover
Aetters wilbb accepted through Friday,


Ophthalmic Technician: Full time
position available 8 to 5 M-F in
Tallahassee. Prefer someone with a
minimum of two years experience.
Certification highly recommended.
Competitive salary and benefits. Fax
resume: 850-656-0200 Attn: Michelle.

Rehab Coordinator Seeking individual
with well rounded knowledge of
rehabilitation therapy services. Candidate
should have basic understanding of
clinical and billing guidelines pertaining to
skilled nursing facilities. Seeking
Physical therapy assistant, certified
occupational therapy assistant, physical
therapist, occupational therapist, or
speech therapist. Smaller 60 bed skilled
nursing facility where you can get to know
your clients, families, and other staff,
Contact Rich Wisdahl, Lafayette Health
a8 Center, Mayo, FL 32066 386-294-

Badcock Home Furniture & More has 2
positions. Sales Person & Set-up &
delivery person. Must be 21 yrs old and
have a good license. No Phone Calls.

Transition Advisor/ CROP Case Manager
wanted at North Florida Community
College. Full time Grant funded position.

CASE NO.:08-524-CP
The administration of theeEstate of Ruby

No o ,o uato c
Drawer 620, Perry, FL 32348. The names
and addresses of the personal
rsnal so netherep sontal
TAHA editors of the decedent and other
persons having claims of demands
against Decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice Is served must file
of the Florida Statutes).
brother creditors othe decedent nd
against the estate of the decedent
must itedheirM TS Rthis CDoAurt

TI d teuof ft publication of this

Ghe er nn
Florida BoreNo 418953 -

Pe GI otice:
P son Re msentative
P r hado 32348


The Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer
Ds rictS(District) is solic in p po Istfh
District's Phase li Waste water Collection
system, which Is funded by State and
Fe riaiti nn e ta ede
;; -- a o'oh n ueo
e. "sed t'": kea e
sealed envelope or similar package
marked "Sealed Proposal for Legal
services" to the Office Manager located
is' ,"fo!,aech RI e thPoet Hodd
tiRiopo nilsFr Augeustthe5,re r den
nhame and maill ge onesen rI
s owndon ePou osals will be o enpd
ndp7es nedentoopnnounced at 4:p0 pm
local time or as soon thereafter as
ast?',""n:n Augu d1 t 1080280ine
Road. The respondent should include
rates per hour and any set fees. The
.1;*;:::,1.'.h o tin ho
proposals, to conceal or withdraw this bid
f a les to tiFrne, to walve V
accept the bid deemed to be in the
striicesis tint u td tThereforrd Ohe
contract based on the lowest quoted
:'. np e Istrict is an equal

n e ThEeDEs N .
Case No. 08-511-CP
Nad st ionO Ethed ce e
o w sp i 0 8e
Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida
Probate Division, the address of which is
Post Office Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348.
U es name e ndea reesean f e
er on lbrepresentativers attorney are
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against tdtehcederitis estate on whom a
moupt fle te ccamsaswiteethisentoeu
ONotHEe creditors qf the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demar st iain taidece r0is estate
The date of first publication of this notice
A a 9n6 1Representative

on h 8 3 84-3812
Personal Representative
2536 Whisper Way
Tallahassee, FL 32308
7/23, 7/30

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Students dig for fossils, tour Buckeye

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to create student-teacher teams that
could return to their respective
county and educate local
government and residents on
maintaining and monitoring
adequate water quality.
: The program, coordinated
by Terry Zimmerman and
Nancy Lillis, was funded through
a $36,000 grant from the
Florida Department of
The grant provided funding
for student transportation,
educational supplies, collection
equipment, testing materials,
scientific probeware and other
suPpa pants were able to take
advantage of NFCC's unique on-
campus water resources, state-of-
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computer technology.
With the aid of the Science
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Barry Barnhart, the group of young
scientists analyzed everything
from nitrates and phosphates to
bug larva that subsists in area lakes
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powered scientific laboratory and
field gear, students received
information about the importance
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Pow-riffic friends of all shapes and sizes are available for
adoption at the Taylor County Animal Shelter. The pets
featured here are available until Friday. Call 838-3525 today.

After completing the PCT
program, students are eligible to
make application to the Florida
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Successful program graduates may
also be eligible to apply to take an
examination to become a
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school diploma or GED; proof of
Rubella immunity and a TB test;
physical exam; and criminal
background check. Students must

also meet basic education levels
and take the TABE test within six
months of making application.
The TABE is given regularly at
the NFCC campus and may be
scheduled by calling (850) 973-
9451. Details about the program
and entrance requirements are
available online at www.nfec.edu.
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are available to qualified students.
Allied health staff and faculty
are available to help you through
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from guest speaker David. Still of
the Suwannee River Water
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