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A Steinhatchee resident
was caught in the
act of manufacturing
methamphetamine by the
Taylor County Joint Drug Task
Force Friday afternoon.
Perry Police Dept. (PPD)
' (TCSO) Inv.
Robbie Bedford information
located in a
"wooded area in
around 3 p.m.
After a 90
Peggy Lara of the area,
they discovered the lab, which
consisted of a cooler
containing approximately one
gallon of fluid and pill mix
known as a "head jar.
"This liquid is the
which is heated and reduced to
A black tote, a large jar and a
plastic jug with what appeared
to be Sudafed/ephedrine pill
residue was also found at the
site, along with instruments for
handling the items.
"These items smelled
strongly of anhydrous
ammonia, a chemical used in
the manufacture of
The officers set up a
surveillance of the lab and, at
approximately 4:40 p.m., they
heard a car approach.
Robbie Bedford, 38, exited
the vehicle and walked into the
woods. The car, driven by
Peggy Lara, 28, of
Steinhatchee, then left the area.
"Bedfford walked to the lab
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Caleb Reaves, 19, who was
valedictorian of the Taylor
County High School Class of
2008, is one of two men
arrested on charges of lewd
and lascivious battery on a
The second man, Tradelvan
La'Dominique Whetsel, 21,
was booked on identical
Both are students at Florida
A&M University where
Reaves was elected president
of his freshman class in 2008
and re-elected president for his
The charges stem from a
victim's statement alleging
abuse in separate instances that
occurred in 2008.
The investigation is on-
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Indoor grow operation discovered
109 marijuana plants seized
A landlord cleaning out a
rental home made a surprise
The plants, ranging in size
from two to four inches in
height, were located in a
bathroom/laundry room at
a residence on West Main
"All indications point to an
operation," Perry Police
Department (PPD) Capt. Jamie
Sgt. Dodd Franklin and Ptl.
F.W. Murray were called to the
home around 4:30 p.m. by the
landowner in reference to
possible illegal substances
found in the residence.
"The property owners were
in the process of cleaning up
the property, which had been
vacated and not cleaned. Other
items found in the home were
consistent with growing
marijuana indoors," Cruse
This was the second time law
enforcement had been called to
the address regarding possible
On June 17, officers
were dispatched to meet
with the landowner regarding
suspicious plants growing
outside the home.
"At that time, officers
discovered five suspected
marijuana plants growing
among tomato plants. The
plants were confiscated and
sent to the lab for processing.
Ownership being tracked
Four handguns, as well as two boxes of ammunition, were seized Friday during a round-up of suspects
on outstanding probation violations. The Perry Police Department is currently in the process of t
ownership of the firearms.
5 arrested Friday for allege
drug dealing at local mote
An investigation into
suspected drug activity at a
local motel resulted in six
arrests Friday by the Perry
Police Department (PPD).
A team of officers from the
PPD and the Taylor County
Sheriff's Office, joined by
members of the U.S. Marshals
Service, served three search
warrants simultaneously on
three rooms at the motel,
located on North Byron Butler
"We received reports of
suspected drug activity at the
motel and were able to obtain
search warrants, which we
served at noon Friday. Five
suspects were arrested on drug
charges and one for an
aggravated assault charge
Local and state law
enforcement are reminding
drivers that they can now be
pulled over for not wearing a
The Dori Slaberg and Katie
Marchetti Safety Belt Law,
which went into effect
Tuesday, allows law
enforcement officers to stop
and cite drivers when they
The new law allows for
the primary enforcement of
Florida's safety belt
requirements, which the
National Highway Traffic
(NHTSA) estimated will
prevent 124 fatalities and more
than 1,700 serious injuries in
Florida each year.
Prior to the new law, officers
could only cite drivers for
violations after .a vehicle was
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Johnny T Anderson
stemming from a previous
incident," PPD Det. Dwight
"Based on the evidence we
found, it appears that the
subjects were dealing drugs out
of the motel rooms. We seized
approximately 10 grams of
crack cocaine, 19 pills
(including codone, morphine
and ecstasy) and approximately
18 grams of marijuana."
Sherman Faulk Leroy Williams Jr. Constance McE
Suspects facing drugs
* Johnny T. Anderson, 34:
possession of cocaine,
possession of less than 20
* Brychoski Jackson, 19:
possession of cocaine,
possession of less than 20
* Leroy Williams Jr., 21:
possession of cocaine,
possession of fir
* Sherman Fa
possession of cocaine
* Constance Mc
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Charges at that time were
pending results from the lab.
Based on the evidence
we found Monday, there
appeared to be an indoor
marijuana grow operation set
up at the home."
The home's former tenants
are wanted for questioning in
connection with the on-going
A Friday round-up of
suspects wanted on'
violations by the Perry Police
Department (PPD) netted nine
arrests and the seizure of four
Assisted by the Taylor
County Sheriff's Office
(TCSO) and U.S. Marshals, the
PPD logged charges against
* the following subjects:
* Deryl Lomax, 30, for
felony violation of probation,
(VOP) (grand theft);
. * Louis D. Gaddy, 28, for
felony VOP (fleeing and
eluding a law enforcement
officer, possession of cocaine);
* Ronnell Walker Jr., 22:
* John Vicks, 21: VOP
(possession of cocaine, failure
wanted to appear (FTA));
racking * Charles Barnes Jr., 43:
* Terrance Ford, 25: FTA
� dJeffery Dale Thomley, 42:
VOP (child abuse);
9 d o Dexter Graham, 31: VOP
(possession of controlled
Substance, sale of cocaine,
possession of cocaine with
* Jolanda Denise Harris, ')7:
."Each June, the U.S.
Marshall service works to
assist agencies in outlying
areas to help round up suspects
on outstanding warrants. We
certainly appreciate their
assistance," PPD Det. Dwight
Jeil The round-up started around
7 a.m. Friday and "there were
drug no problems. Everyone was
session of taken into custody without
rearm by Four firearms were also
seized during the round-up and
ulk, 27: are possibly tied "to gang-
e related activity," Norris said.
Neil, 22: The weapons were a 44-
cocaine, caliber, 9 mm and two 25
controlled caliber handguns.
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Monday morning rollover
A woman was injured in a rollover crash Monday morning about four miles south of Perry on U.S. 19. The.
woman was traveling north when, for unknown reasons, her silver Pontiac Grand Am GT left the roadway and
rolled a number of times before coming to rest on its roof. Personnel from Doctors' Memorial Hospital
Emergency Medical Services treated the woman at the scene before transporting her by ambulance. Also
responding to the scene were units from Taylor County Fire/Rescue, Taylor County Sheriff's Office and Florida
A-2 Taco Times July 1, 2009
The Friends of the Taylor County Public Library welcomed Southern fiction
writer Rhett DeVane to the library Monday evening for their regular monthly
meeting. Devane is the author of "The Madhatter's Guide to Chocolate" and "Up the
Devil's Belly," both set in her hometown of Chattahoochee. She spoke about how
she went about writing her first book and finding a publisher while offering advice
to aspiring writers in the audience.
Suspect admitted to
Continued from page 1
items with a plastic bag
containing other jugs, a turkey
baster, a can of Coleman fuel
and several coffee filters. All of
these items are commonly used
to make methamphetamine.
Inv. Bratcher and I moved in,
and arrested Bedford,"
Continued from page 1
substance; warrant/grand theft.
A sixth suspect,. Marvin D.
�'+" Brit. 21. 21 .'a charged with
All five drug suspects
remained in custody at the
Taylor County Jail as of
Britt has been released.
According to the police
report, Bedford gave
statements admitting to the
manufacturing of meth. The
suspect estimated that the
"cook" would have produced in
excess of 60 grams of
methamphetamine (the street
value of meth is approximately
$100 per gram).
Lara was taken into custody
when she returned to the site;
she admitted to officers that she
helped Bedford by providing
pills for the meth and
transporting him to the area
where the meth lab was
She was charged as a
principal to the manufacture of
The operation was conducted
in conjunction with Dixie
County Drug Task Force.
Cake auction set for
A cake auction will be held
Thursday, July 2, at Taylor
Correctional Institution to benefit
Callie Blanton. The event begins
at 7:30 a.m. Those wishing to
make a bid or to donate a cake
are asked to contact Mary
Wence at 672-0179.
Continued from page 1
Officers assisting with the
arrests included: TCSO Inv.
Kellerman, Deputy Scott
McKenzie, Deputy Thomas - C-
Gunter, PPD K-9 Officer Brian
Currv Sot .Gene Franklin Sgt.
Gina Deeson, Ptl. Connie
Hightower and Ptl. Jimmy
Cash along with four marshals.
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stopped for another reason.
"Over the past several years,
the Perry Police Department
(PDP) has participated in the
statewide Click It of Ticket
enforcing seatbelt laws," PPD
Capt. Jamie Cruce said.
"We anticipate our
enforcement efforts will
continue under the new law."
Cruce said that in the past,
when conducting driver
surveys prior to enforcement
waves, local seatbelt use by
drivers was only 55 percent.
According to a 2008
NHTSA study, states with
primary enforcement laws rank
in the top five for safety belt
usage while Florida ranks 35th
in the nation.
Florida law requires all front
seat passengers to be buckled,
and any passenger under 18
must wear a seatbelt regardless
of where he is sitting in
the vehicle. Children
ages three and under must be
in a federally approved
child restraint device, while
children ages three and four
must be in a seatbelt, separate
carrier or integrated child
Drivers are reminded that
they are responsible for the
safety of their passengers
under the age of 18 and may be
cited for each seatbelt
"We are committed to
educating motorists and
modifying driver behavior to
ensure that they buckle up,"
said Florida Highway Patrol
(FHP) Troop H Acting
Commander John ladanza said.
His troop covers eight counties
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A-3 Taco Times July 1,2009
13 Taylor County loggers named 'Master Logger'
Thirteen loggers from Taylor
County were recently awarded
the designation of Florida
Master Logger. Master Loggers
are logging professionals
trained in environmentally
sound, safe and efficient logging
A total of 34 loggers from
around the state received the
Master Logger designation
following completion of the
three-day education program
held in Perry, June 10-12.
The Master Logger course
includes training in safety,
business management, rules
and regulations, timber security,
environmental concerns, ethics
and public relations.
These Master Loggers now
return to their businesses with
enhanced credentials to offer
logging and forestry services
in this growing segment of
the local and state economy.
Forestry contributes $1,938.7
million to the Taylor County
7,700 employees work directly
in the county's forest industry,
which generates a $577 million
payroll. Forest products and
paper companies within the
state collectively generate $16.6
billion in manufactured products
and create over 133,000 jobs in
According to Bob Moore,
Logger Education Program
Consultant, "the program has
as its goal the enhancement of
professionalism among loggers,
the improvement of the state's
quality of life, the provision of a
continuing flow of forest goods
and services and the protection
of environmental qualities of
Florida's forests." 495 loggers
in Florida hold the title of
Forests cover over 16 million
acres in Florida--nearly 48%
of the state's total land area.
The Master Logger program
is sponsored by the Florida
Forestry Association and the
Florida Sustainable Forestry
Initiative State Implementation
Committee. For more
information, please visit www.
Many new state laws
In addition to a tighter seat
belt law, a number of new
laws passed by the Florida
Legislature are going into effect
today (July 1), affecting most
Floridians from how much they
pay for a pack of cigarettes
to whether their ashes can be
buried at their alma mater.
Smokers in Florida will
be reaching for more money
when they buy their next pack
of cigarettes beginning today,
with the the Protecting Florida's
The law levies a new $1
surcharge per standard pack of
20 cigarettes, or five cents per
Before the increase, the
state's cigarette tax was 32
cents. This is in addition to the
62 cent increase in the federal
cigarette tax levied in April.
The law also includes a new
surcharge on other tobacco
products (excluding cigars) of
60 percent of the wholesale sale
According to reports, the
new taxes are expected to raise
around $1 billion a year for the
In addition to the seat belt
law, other new law enforcement
laws include one which requires
those arrested for a felony to
have their DNA taken upon
their arrest dhd entered into
It begins this year with those
arrested for murder or sex
crimes, but will expand over
the next 10 years to include all
Before today, Florida law only
required persons convicted of a
felony or certain misdemeanors
to submit a sample for the
database. According to reports,
13 other states have similar
Another law requires the
state to track prescriptions of
controlled substances such
as codeine, methadone and
amphetamines. The purpose
of the bill is to curb the abuse
of prescription drugs, although
some groups have expressed
Before the state can start
collecting the data, however, a
database will have to be created
by the Florida Department of
One law that will have an
immediate local effect is one
which bans cities and counties
from charging for emergency
responses to crashes.
The City of Perry passed
an ordinance in October
establishing such a fee for non-
city residents found at fault
in crashes. According to City
Manager Bob Brown, the city
was expecting to raise some
$60,000 in revenue from the
fees this year.
A number of new laws will
affect public schools.
The state's stringent zero
tolerance rules have been
loosened somewhat and
districts have been tasked
with developing new policies.
Superintendent Paul Dyal
said last month that the Taylor
County district was working on
a new policy for the upcoming
Students who lose their text
books will be facing a larger
bill. Under previous rules,
the charge for a lost book was
prorated according to its age.
Now, the full price will be
--which was calculated by
statutory formulas-will be cut
by two percent this year.
For those interested in less
earthy matters, alumni wishing
to have their ashes interred at
any of the state's 11 universities
may now have their chance.
According to state law,
a facility to hold the ashes
of the deceased--called a
columbarium--can only be
located a licensed cemetery,
which must have at least 30
acres of land. The new law
exempts the universities from
The law was pursued by the
University of Florida.
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Thirteen loggers from Taylor County were.recently awarded the designation of Florida
Master Logger. Master Loggers are logging professionals trained in environmentally
sound, safe and efficient logging practices. Shown above are: (from left back row
then left front row) Chad Agner, Agner Timber Services, Inc.; Louis Anderson, M.A.
Rigoni, Inc.; Ozell Bryant, M.A. Rigoni, Inc.; David Cook, H. B. Tuten, Jr. Logging, Inc.;
Neal Cruce, Agner Timber Services, Inc.; James Grambling, Reagan H. Fox III, Inc.;
Walter Johnson, H. B. Tuten, Jr. Logging, Inc.; John Lundy, M.A. Rigoni, Inc.; Eddie
Mathis, John A. Cruce, Jr., Inc.; James Moore, Reagan H. Fox III, Inc.; Michael Padgett,
H. B. Tuten, Jr. Logging, Inc.; Ulysee Upshaw, Boland Timber Company; and Larry
Williams, Boland Timber Company.
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A-4Taco Times July 1,2009
lT Family reunions highlight summer
Bird Island Family Reunion
The annual Bird Island Family Reunion will be held this
Saturday, July 4, with lunch served at 12 noon.
Family and friends are asked to bring a covered dish to share.
100th Simmons Reunion slated
The 100th Simmons Family Reunion will be held at the
Washington County Agriculture Center (located at 1424 Jackson
Avenue on Hwy. 90 West) in Chipley this Saturday, July 4.
"For 100 consecutive years, the Simmons Family has gathered
around lunchtime to visit and share in the traditional feast. Whether
it was under an old oak tree or under the old cane mill barn,
everyone brought wonderful dishes of food and we all had a great
time," said Rick Everitt who serves on the reunion committee.
This year starting at 9:30, coffee and Danish will be served,
followed by lunch at noon. Everyone is encouraged to join in the
large group family photo at 1:30; p.m. - At 3 p.m., awards and
prizes will be presented. Some 400-plus friends and relatives are
For more information, please contact Everitt at 850-326-2484.
Jozee Layne Bass, Shannon Walt McGuire
Bass,McGuire to say i
vows in July wedding
Reggie and Tina Wentworth of Perry, and Ricky and Cathy Bass
of Madison, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jozee Father's Da
Layne Bass, to Shannon Walt McGuire, the son of Walt and Denise The descendants
McGuire of Perry. 21 for their annual
The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High
School, currently attending South University for a degree in who passed on Apr
business administration. photo of Judson w
She is the granddaughter of Earl and Ann Cannon, Betty
Fletcher, Bob and Judy Springer, and James Fletcher, all of Perry, .
as well as Bill and Pat Bass of Madison, and the late William
The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County .
High School employed with Foley Spotting in Perry.
He is the grandson of Joe and Ernestine Carlton, and the late
Earl and Kitty McGuire.
A July 18, 2009, wedding is planned at New Home Baptist
Church at 5 p.m. All friends and relatives of the couple are
cordially invited to attend.
S�arn Lovers meet Thursday j 1
The Yam Lovers Circle will meet Thursday at 9:30 in the Taylor
County Public Library. All "yam lovers" are invited to participate.
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A-5 Taco Times July 1,2009
A beach vacation in the good old days
By RAY EVANS
After hearing, "Hot
enough for you?" numerous
times, and while'wondering
if it was too hot for me to
walk 40 feet and pick up
the morning newspaper,
I thought this would be a
Good time to tell the younger
generations (those under 60
or so) how great it was to go
to the beach for a few da',ys
when I was a kid.
I had three nephe\ws
whose ages were ver) close
to my own, and on at le.isi
two occasions I re,.ill that
my mother toin4 three or
four of us to Kei'atIn Beach
for a few days of adventure.
That was no easy decision.
as you will see, but my
Sil i',. I h LI,'.'Ii1 u pI .1
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the first two children to start
school had to ride log trains into
and back home from town. Life
there was rugged, and it prepared
her for the type of beach vacation
we kids expected. I should
mention that any two of us boys
always got along great, but any
three or more always ended up in
serious squabbles and real fights,
usually with no referee.
It xvwas necessary tn take with
us e'ei, thing .'.e V'.uld need
du Ilin our ,I\ ia t he ' iJderniLes
of the bench .lea. NIosqulmI'
netting pots .and pans, sheets
and such, kerosene lamps., food.
;\atel,. a fe'. first-:id supplies.
etc., were standard equipment.
If anything was forgotten we
just had to do without, because
there was no way to return to
town before the scheduled time.
When all was ready, Papa would
load us and our belongings in the
family car and off we would go,
filled with anticipation of joyful
days of play.
After leaving U.S. 19 the road
soon turned into two sandy ruts
with the underbrush closing in on
both sides. Progress was made
in first or second gear. When
t'.o vehicles met. one % rould
hback up to a point x here it could
pull pamalls off the toad and kIc
the other p.iss bh , t'.o ',. heels
in a rut and tl"o wheels on, the
rough ground People wherever e
cooperative about doing that, as
it was they only way to get where
they were going.
After what seemed like (and
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Inli my memory
there were only
there at the
time: the pak ilion
with its ricketl pier
and two unpainted
houses on stills
SOne of t\eho
In iicel. updl.ted,
is tihe Iinl, reninant of those
,'.1ii CtUl .' I lie llolles kere on
ilis ,'. Ith elevated '..,ilk a% s
,connectrinl them to the sand
near the i'aivlioin. The\ had
ln, itiinii_ \' .iIti or electrcIinI
the "nec's,-..r"," \.hiLh served
hoiti h .ui ., \ j, also oin stilts,
iiincci -d h, ,. i a .\', \, Ii had
M['.o sCe.i',', no V- a\'.iliL Beneath
Ile hoiuseC and the waJkways
theice 'wij, a marirshdly jie here
'omieoniie's hse'', .Landered c% er\
day. u.tec dej)imining us and our
helongiin-2 Papa wouldl d return to
Petri. Ii return t,-r us a .fev dJa s
The porch and \ indo s.creen-s
were eiL\, niut\. arid thle slihtest
touch ' oulJ lteai'. hole through
which the largest winged pests
could fly with ease, which is
"h ,'. h i' lio '.e lmosq iti.o
Ili * c'.lI itiI bedis Cooking
SA dn., i 01.i1 .1 LeI .l-c ile Ali, e, I[
heliee I dun't recall Cjir\ ilA
Lll., .'. ,. , I tlhat iiuI Lpo..e \Vaoter
\.,,s u ld ,p| i ;, bhut ,ur jugs.
could be refilled from a barrel by
the pavilion It was refilled by a
man v.ho blo'iught containers of
\ Later iln sminall truck.
Wading into the water trom the
�hiie iequiied .omnie competition
frm ini ti l',,. . elli a enduring
the 'ea ga'ises -.lithlering ,round
,iiul keel..,, *e tCed [he pier 0to
lgel iiit . .teiC deep enou,-h for
/ i, ,
swimming. The pier had many
weak boards. many others
missing, raised nailheads and a
flimsy railing. These were puny
obstacles for us adventurers.
There was an old rowboat tied
to [he pier, with one oar in it
We eounld drag it out to the end
of the pier then struggle to row
it back to its moonng with that
lotng oar. Sometimes we could
gig a few crabs for gumbo.
something that Mama often
made. And that was about
the extent of our recreation.
Almost dails. one or more of
us %would experience minor
cuts. scratches, etc., which
necessitated the application of
some iodine or mercurochrome
After two or three days of
this experience Papa would
iciurn for us and ,e \would
head for home. conmnced
thali %e had had a great time
i%%ith the possible exception
of Mama;. Little h4..,.
sandy beaches where l''I
indoor plumbing, bu-proof'
screens. nice swimming.'areas
and various fun things to do.,
I feel certain that the term.
"lgnorance is bliss.," was coined
for such as us.
So. noR 1ou know that the
good old da3 s weren't always so
good; but. %e kids didn't know
that. so "e just had fun living
through them. I think it made
us stronger adults because we
learned to cope %with %whatever
situation we faced.
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Keaton Beach Hodges Park * 6 p.m.
Best Dish Contest * Mullet Tossing Contest * Best Legs Contest
Scallop King & Queen Crowning * Flip Flip Contest * Silent Auction * DJ & Dancir
Steinhatchee Community Center * 5 p.m.
Music - Food ~ Games ~ Fireworks
Water Balloon Catapult, Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest & More!
"God Bless America" Celebration
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church * 4:00 p.m.
Loren Henderson Road, Shady Grove
Southern Gospel Singing
Free Hot Dogs, Boiled Peanuts,
Watermelon and Cold Drinks
Taxed Enough Already Party
Forest Capital Hall * 10:30 a.m.
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Dove club permits
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dove fields will be open to
the public this season through
the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Special-Opportunity Dove Club
Beginning 10 a.m. on July 1,
sportsmen can purchase Dove
Club permits by submitting a
Dove Club Permit Worksheet to
any county tax collector's office
or authorized license agent.
Permits also are available online
at www.wildlifelicense.com or
by calling, toll-free, 888-HUNT-
Dove Club permits will be
available on a first-come, first-
served basis, and as long as they
remain, the deadline to purchase
them is 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 9.
The permit allows one adult
and one youth (under age 16) to
participate in all scheduled hunts
(up to eight days) for a designated
dove field. These Saturday half-
day hunts cost $150 and enable
both the permit-holder and youth
to take daily bag limits of birds.
The five special-opportunity
dove fields are: Allapattah Flats
Wildlife Management Area
(WMA) in Martin County;
Caravelle Ranch WMA (Putnam
County); Combs Farm Public
Small-Game Hunting Area
(PSGHA) (Baker County);
Hilochee WMA (Lake County);
and North Newberry PSGHA
Dove hunting opportunities are
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in high demand, and these special Aug. 28 Mayo
hunts provide the perfect social Sept. 4 Wakulla
setting for friends and family to
hunt together. Interested hunters Sept. 11 Jefferson County
are encouraged to purchase Sept. 18 Chiles
permits early, because the most
popular fields sell out fast, and Sept. 25 Bradford (Starke)
hunters who purchase these
season-long permits save more Oct. 2 Suwannee
than half the cost of buying Oct. 9 East Gadsden
individual daily dove permits for
the season. Oct. 16 Open
Daily dove permits cost $35 Oct. 23 Union County
and enable one adult and one
youth (under age 16) to hunt Oct. 30 Fort White
together on one half-day hunt but
allow only one bag limit of birds NOV. 6 Florida High
between the two hunters. Daily Nov. 13 Chiefland
dove permits do not go on sale
until Sept. 17.
Soccer camp to be held
The Perry Soccer Association
will be sponsoring a soccer
camp August 10-13 for kids,
Daily camp times will be from
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for ages
4-12 and 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
for ages 13-18. The morning
session of the camp will be held
at the Perry Elks Lodge while
the afternoon sessions will be
held at the Taylor County Sports
Complex on U.S. 19 N.
The cost is $75 per participant
and includes a camp T-shirt.
Warner Soccer from Tallahassee
will be conducting the camp.
The camp will emphasize
technical soccer skills and game
awareness while having fun.
The Perry Soccer Camp features
a 4v4 Program for ages 5-12
Season tickets still available
Tickets for the upcoming Taylor County High football season are
now available from any Bulldog player or coach.
The tickets are $25 and are good for all five home games this
fall. The Bulldogs' five home games include: Tallahassee-Chiles on
Sept. 18; Starke-Bradford on Sept. 25; Suwannee on Oct. 2; Fort
White on Oct. 30 and Florida High on Nov. 6.
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for ages 13-18. Players will
get technical and tactical/team
training, including specialized
training by position for the older
age groups. Registration is being
held at Taylor Photography on
U.S. 19 S. or the Fair Store. The
registration deadline is July 5.
For more information call 584-
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Hamburgers, hot dogs, dessert and tea. Door
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will also be introducing our scholarship winners.
WHEN: Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Perry Elks Club
305 Puckett Rd., Perry
Adults $10 Students: $5
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Celebrate Recovery begins another men's step group
Get your name on the waiting list
Celebrate Recovery will begin a new men's step study group this
Fall, and names for the waiting list are currently being accepted.
Please call Earle Greene at 584-7619 or Clay Olson at 584-5237 to
add your name.
"This step study is a weekly Christ-centered recovery group
based on the Beatitudes from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. It is a
group for help with hurts, habits and hang-ups including food,
anger, gambling, pornography and addiction," said Greene.
"Men addicted to alcohol or other drugs, or men who have
family members who are addicted will also receive help."
Anonymity and confidentiality issues are essential to the group
and will be honored, Greene said.
Mary Alice "Lee" Cannon,
82, of Perry died June 28, 2009,
at Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
She was the daughter of Gray
Ira Lee and Alice Josephine
Miazza of Jackson, Miss.,
where she was raised. She met
Joseph Whitley Cannon when
she was attending Sienna
College in Memphis, Tenn.,
and he was at Christian
Brothers College in Memphis.
They married in 1948 and had
five children. The Cannons
moved to Perry in January of
1958 where her husband was
employed at Buckeye Cellulose
Corporation in Foley.
; Mrs Cannon was a
homemaker and also very
active in her church. She had
been a volunteer at Doctors
Memorial Hospital since 1993
and was also a member of the
Perry Elk's Lodge where she
was given the title Queen
Mother of the Ya-Ya
Survivors include: her
, Clayton "C.A." Fulford Jr.,
a well-known farmer, age 87,
passed away Thursday, June
25, 2009 in Monticello.
Funeral services were
Monday, June 9, at 10 a.m.
at Olive Baptist Church
in Monticello. Interment
followed the service at Olive
Church Cemetery. The family
received friends Sunday,
June 28, from 6:30-8:30
p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home
Monticello Chapel, 485 E.
Dogwood St., Monticello.
can be made to Olive Baptist
Church or Covenant Hospice,
1545 Raymond Diehl Road,
Suite 102, Tallhassee, FL
Mr. Fulford was a lifetime
resident of Monticello
and a well-known farmer,
especially for P-Nuts, which
he provided employment
for many people, and he
received many agriculture
rewards for his work. He was
a past director of Tri-County
Electric for over 30 years, and
past FFA member. He was
an avid hunter, fisherman,
great storyteller and loved
to play the harmonica. He
was a member of Olive
Baptist Church where over
the years he has been active
as a deacon, Sunday school
teacher and a choir member.
He is survived by two
sons, Bury Fulford and
wife Frieda of Monticello,
and Gary Fulford and wife
Pam of Monticello: two
daughters, Patsy Fulford
Reams and husband the
Rev. Harold Reams of Perry,
Vivian Fulford Albritton and
husband the Rev. Lamar
Albritton of Lakeland: 12
grandchildren and 13 great
Mr. Fulford was preceded
in death by his wife Ruby
Othal Phillips Fulford.
Beggs Funeral I lome is in
charge of all arrangements.
daughters, Nancy Collis of
Birmingham, Ala., Margaret
Mecks of Miami, and Emily
French of Udora, Ontario,
Canada; two sons, John
Cannon of Memphis, Tenn.,
and Charles Cannon of Perry;
11 grandchildren; and eight
A Requiem Mass will be held
Friday, July 3, at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church at
11 a.m. Interment will follow at
Visitation will be held
Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at
Bums Funeral Home which is
in charge of arrangements.
Kathy Jean Overstreet, 52, of
Perry, died June 25, 2009, at
Mrs. Overstreet was born
March 12, 1957, to the late
Bernice and Loretta Overstreet.
She had been a resident of
Perry for the last 30 years,
moving here from Cross City.
She was a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by
her grandson, Bradley Ward.
Her survivors include: six
daughters, Angela Deal, of
Quincy. Pamela Mclarney of
, Cross tt. 4*,n'K M.ard &--
Ellijay, Ga., Lana Mclarney,
Melissa Cooper and Cindy
Anderson, all of Perry; five
brothers, Buddy Overstreet of
Chatsworth, Ga., Morris
Overstreet, of Old Town,
Dennis, Wayne and Lyndon
Overstreet, all of Cross City;
two sisters, Sherry Gardner of
Chatsworth and Geri Valentine
July 1,1997 \ ',
Twelve years ago
today we said goodbye
to you on that stormy
summer day. Seems
We yet miss and
Mom, Dad, Myra,
Adam and Misty g
God Bless America!
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will hold its 10th annual God
Bless America celebration Saturday, beginning at 4 p.m.
The Proclaimers Quartet will be featured, along with Angelina
and Route 77, featuring three voices and 13 instruments.
Pastor Danny Lundy encourages everyone in the community to
"bring your favorite lawn chair and join us as we celebrate the
freedom we have in America." Hot dogs, boiled peanuts and cold
drinks will be offered, along with "good old Southern gospel
singing," he added.
For additional information, please contact the church at 838-
0571. The church is located on Loren Henderson Road in Shady
of Cross City; 16
grandchildren; and one great
Funeral services were held
Tuesday, June 30, at Joe P.
Burns Memorial Chapel with
Dennis Nobles officiating.
Interment followed at 3:30 p.m.
in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Jena.
The family received friends one
hour prior to the service.
John Franklin, Jr.
John Franklin Jr., 47, of
Perry died June 24, 2009, in
A native of Mapleville, Ala.,
he had lived in Perry and
graduated from Taylor County
High School in 1979. He was a
former employee of Joe
Roberts Lumber Company.
Survivors include: his
parents, John Franklin Sr. and
step-mother Bertha Mae
Franklin of Perry; brother,
Donald Franklin of St.
Petersburg; sisters, Barbara
Franklin, Helen Stoudemire,
Chanda Franklin, Donna Kay
Franklin and Debra Franklin of
The service will be Saturday,
July 4, at New Mt. Zion M.B.
Church at 11 a.m. with burial to
follow at Springhill Cemetery.
.F,4ily will receive friends
Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at
Trinity Funeral Home which is
in charge of arrangements.
Trinity Funeral Home is in
Malbrough. age 64, was born
in Houma Lotiisiana. He lived
in Shady Grove since 1997.
Survivors include: a wife
of 11 years, Janet Lee Bach
Malbrough of Shady Grove;
a sister, Jeanette Crochet
of Houma, La.: three sons,
Errol Malbrough and wife
Tammy of Houma, Cas
Malbrough and wife Debbie
of Youngsville, La., and Glenn
Malbrough of Houma; several
grandchildren, nieces and
nephews. He is also survived
by "brothers" Everett C. Bach
of Perry and Harlan V. Bach
of Monticello; and "sisters"
Toni Bach of Perry and Lisa
Wright of Monticello.
He was preceded in
death by his father. Nelson
Malbrough Sr.: his mother,
Edith Bernard Malbrough; a
brother. Nelson Malbrough
Jr., all of Houma; and a sister,
Ruth M. Malbrough of Des
He was a 30-year veteran of
the Louisiana-based offshore
oil industry. He was also an
avid fisherman who loved his
days on the water. He also
loved camping. gardening and
working in the yard.
Private services will be held
at a later date.
Beggs Funeral Home is in
charge of all arrangements.
charge of arrangements.
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SonRock Kids Camp underway
Vacation Bible School is in session at Westside Baptist Church,
located at 3255 Hwy. 98 West. Through July 2, classes begin at 6
including stories, crafts, games, prizes and a light snack. For
additional information on this camp, please call 838-5041.
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10th Annual 4th of July
Beginning at 4:00 p.m.
SThe Proclaimers Quartet
g- Our Mission:
-To show our love for the Master through our
music ministry in an effort to glorify and please
God by instilling hunger for Christ in the hearts
of the lost and inspiring the saved to reach a new
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Three voices, 13 "live" instruments, blended with creative music that touches the
heart of all ages... you'll be inspired and entertained by this new refreshing sound.
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For more information call: (850) 838-0571
A-8 Taco Times July 1,2009
T.E.A. party scheduled for
Forest Capital Park on Sat.
A T.E.A. party will be held
Saturday. July 4, at Forest
Capital State Park.
The event, which stands for
"Taxed Enough Already," will
run from 10:30 a.m. until noon.
"We want everyone in
North Florida to celebrate
Independence Day by coming
to Perry and making your views
known," said organizers Charles
Parker and Jan Hopkins.
"Remember 'we the people'
can influence our government
when we speak out. United we
excel at state
The Taylor Gymnastics
girls team recently traveled
to Disney's Wide World of
Sports in Orlando for the state
There they competed against
approximately 5,000 other
During this four-day event
"our girls showed what they
were made of once again,"
said Coach Nasko Alaguenski.
"This is the moment they train
for all year, the chance to bring
home gold at state and the
opportunity to advance on to
The State Champs for the
2009 season are:
Among the local Level 2 state
champions for the 2009 season,
Alexis Gorby took first place on
beam, second place on floor and
second place in the all around
with Ceven Kidd bringing
home first place on floor and
first place in the all around.
The local Modified Optionals
Champions included: Summer
Thomas with first place on
floor; Alexis Burkett with first
place on the balance beam;
Maria Mitchell with second
place on the balance beam and
third place in the all around;
Georgie Sanabria with third on
floor; and Jenny Jackson second
place on balance beam, third
place on the vault and floor, and
third place in the all around.
Level 7 Champions Alison
Roberts brought home first
place on the vault and Kinzi
Mattingly came in first place on
the Balance Beam.
The Taylor Gymnastics Boys
team traveled to Winter Haven
for the state competition in
"All the boys did extremely
well considering this was their
first year competing," said
Coach Garrett Price.
Jake Hershberger took home
the state title for vault and
Simeon Gross finished third
with his floor routine.
Also competing were Trent
Jones and Justice Renfroe.
The four young men also
finished fifth place in the Level
4 Team competition.
The gymnasts were all
eligible to advance on to the
national competition this year,
which was held in Savannah,
Ga., during the week of June
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Inez Simmons, 86, of Perry,
died June 27, 2009, at Marshall
Health Care Center in Perry.
Mrs. Simmons was a lifelong
resident of Perry where she
worked as a beautician for
many years. She was a member
of First Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by her
husband John C. Simmons in
1996, she is survived by: two
sons, John Calvin Simmons
of Tallahassee and Stevan Lee
Simmons of Perry; one sister,
Joyce Peters of San Diego,
Calif.; six grandchildren;
nine great grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews,
other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held
Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the Joe P.
Burns Memorial Chapel with
Glenn Baker officiating.
The family received friends
Monday, June 29, from 6 to 8
p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home which was in charge of
You may sign the guest book
stand, divided we fall."
Organizers are inviting
residents from Taylor, Jefferson,
Madison, Suwannee, Lafayette,
Dixie and Levy counties to join
Guest speakers will include
Paul Tanner, a community
outreach leader for various
faith-based charities; Apryl
Marie Fogel, a second
amendment advocate and
former staff member for the
National Rifle Association's
Institute for Legislative Affairs;
Richard Schwab, who will
speak about small businesses;
Pastor Jeremy Lundy, who will
give a talk entitled "In God we
trust, the faith upon which our
country was founded"; and
Penny Staffney, who will speak
about "why it is important to be
The event will also feature
music, food and "plenty of tea."
"Everyone is encouraged to
bring a sign expressing their
point of view," organizers
For more information, visit
www.taylorteaparty.com or call
584-4404, 584-4455 or 223-
1266 ext. 0028.
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The Taylor County Health
Department has joined forces
with the City of Perry in
developing a 1.2-mile walking
trail around the downtown
Trail signs marking the route
were installed by city workers
Tuesday, June 23. Cost of the
signs was split between the city
and the health department, City
Manager Bob Brown said.
The trail begins at the
Greystone home, located at the
corner of Jefferson Street and
Bay. The two-story residence
was built by Judge T.J.
Faulkner in the early 1900s.
Other highlighted stops
* The former Wells Jewelers
building, which originally
housed an automotive garage in
the back. The jewelry store was
constructed in the front in the
* The Dansby building was
established as a grocery store in
the early 1900s by Mamie Joe
Wilder. It later housed a florist
and, in the 1950s, a five and
dime store. The upstairs housed
the law office of the late Don
Wayne Wilbur, left, and. Shawn .Proudman install a. walking trail sign at the
offices of Perry Newspapers, Inc., which were built in the early 1900s. The
building was a former bus garage before it became home to the Perry News-
Minority Leadership Program is
accepting applications at NFCC
North Florida Community
College (NFCC) began
building the foundation for its
Minority Leadership Program
in December 2008 by
creating a steering committee
comprised of NFCC students,
employees and community
The group created a mission
for the minority mentor and
scholarship program and
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achievement, civic engagement
and personal enrichment--that
would benefit student
This August as NFCC begins
fall classes, the NFCC Minority
Leadership Program will
welcome its first 15 students,
all minority students from
NFCC's six-county district.
Applications are currently
being accepted from Hamilton,
Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison,
Suwannee and Taylor County
residents who qualify for the
program. Deadline to apply is
Those selected for the
program will receive full
tuition, two-year academic
scholarships to NFCC and will
be required to meet program
maintaining a 2.5 GPA,
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Chapel is the former home to
First Presbyterian Church,
which was organized in
* Capital City Bank is
housed in the former Dixie-
Taylor Hotel, which was built
in the early 1900s. In later
years, the upstairs provided
office space for attorney Byron
Butler, who later became a
county judge. First Federal
Bank occupied the building for
* The Perry Office Supply
building was originally First
National Bank. The building
later housed Perry's first indoor
theatre, which later moved to
* Rosehead Junction is
located in a building known as
the Schwartz Building, which
was built in the early 1900s.
Tom Absii opened a grocery
store there and the two-story
brick building later housed the
Livingston Furniture store.
Later, a five and dime store
opened following the closing of
the furniture store. The
Swanson Law Office was
* Bloodworth Sundries was
located at the corner of
Jefferson Street and Green
Street. The business was
opened in 1904 by Perry
Franklin Bloodworth. After Mr.
Perry died in 1941, the store
was operated by his son, James,
until his death in 1998. In 1999,
the Florida secretary of
state formally recognized
"Bloodworth's" as a historical,
significant business name. A
copy of the trademark and
numerous artifacts can be seen
at the Taylor County Historical
* The Taylor County
Historical Society building
housed the Bank of Perry in
1903 and First National Bank
from 1909 to 1930. The second
floor served as law offices for
W.B. Davis and Claude Pepper
during the 1920s. Pepper went
on to represent Florida in the
United States Senate from 1936
to 1951 and was elected to the
House of Representatives in
1963. A plaque honoring W.T.
Cash, Florida's first state
librarian, is displayed at this
location in honor his selection
as a "Great Floridian" in 2000.
The historical society was
formed Oct. 18, 1971, for the
purpose of bringing together
people interested in Taylor
County and Florida history. The
society has published 17 local
history books entitled "They
* First United Methodist
Church traces its history to
1870 when the congregation
consisted of only 17 members.
The church was served by the
Rev. Robert Howren Barrett as
part of the Lafayette-Taylor,
Mission. The Rev. L.B.
Bridges was sent as pastor in
* The law offices of Michael
Smith and Conrad Bishop Jr.
are housed in the former county
jail (1912 to 1958). The.
building then served as the
public library until 1974. It was
purchase by the attorneys in
1989 and restored. The building
is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places as
being the oldest remaining.
public building in Taylor
County. The second floor of the
building is equipped with
"gallows" that remain in place.
Copies of the trail map are
available at City Hall, located
on South Jefferson Street.
Rep. Bembry is honored
as 'Outstanding Legislator'
State Representative Leonard
Bembry was honored in June
by the Property Appraisers'
Association of Florida with its
The award is presented
annually to the legislator who.
the association's members
believe went above and beyond
the call of duty on legislative
issues concerning the duties
and responsibilities of property
appraisers and Florida
Berbry worked to have state
requirements for new aerial
photography extended to five
"This change could save
most of our small counties
$50,000 to $100,000 each,"
Upon receiving the award
Bembry said, "It is always an
honor to have the opportunity
to help our counties improve
their service to Flcridians. I am
pleased to have received this
very special recognition."
The PAAF was founded 106
years ago and is the oldest
elected officials' organization
in the State of Florida. The
association was organized in
1903 for the purpose of
bringing about the fair and
throughout the state.
The 2008-09 membership
consists of property appraisers
from 38 counties including
Columbia, Dixie, Franklin,
Hamilton, Levy, Madison,
Taylor and Wakulla.
State Representative Leonard Bembry, left, was
honored by the Property Appraisers' Association.
AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at Perry
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 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
Tues., 6 p.m., Masonic Hall.
Perry Masonic Lodge 123: meets
first and third Monday, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Shrine Club: fourth Thurs.,
7 p.m. (club house on Courtney Rd.).
Perry Woman's Club: second
Wed., noon (September to May).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at
Taylor County Leadership
Council: second and fourth Friday, 7
p.m., Jerkins Community Center.
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Airport Advisory Committee:
fourth Wednesday, 12 noon, Perry-
Chamber of Commerce: second
Thurs., 8 a.m., chamber board
City Council: second and fourth
Tues., at 6:30 p.m.
County Commission: first Mon.
and third Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse
annex; workshop. fourth Tues., 3 p.m.
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
Social Security: representatives,
second Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon,
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,
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Board: fourth Monday, 5:30
p.m., Foley Airport terminal
conference room. Call 584-4329 for
Tourism Development Council:
second Wed., 5 p.m., Chamber of
Big Bend Republican Women's
Network: second Monday at 5:30
p.m., 502 W. Green St. E-mail:
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
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
every Tuesday, 6 p.m., chamber of
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of
Perry: second Thursday, 1:30 p.m.,
Forest Capital Hall. Call 838-3508 or
La Leche League International:
second Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor
County Public Library.
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first
and third Fridays. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation:
second and fourth Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal
grounds, Lyman Hendry Road.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe:
first Saturday, Oak Hill Village on
Woods Creek Road.
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open
me,ithly meeting on first Thursday,
Golden Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
Order of Confederate Rose
Chapter 8: meets every fourth
Thursday. Please call 838-2045.
Perry Parrothead Club: first
Wednesday, 6 p.m., Poppa Jim's; third
Wednesday, 6 p.m., The Timbers. Call
Pet adoptions: Taylor County
Animal Shelter, open Monday through
Friday. Call 838-3525.
Republican Party of Taylor
County: second Thursday, 5:30 p.m.,
at Rosehead Junction.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP):
Thursday, 10 a.m., 502 N. Center
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday,
6 p.m., at the district building on
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of
Forestry office, 618 Plantation Road.
Taylor County Brotherhood:
meets on Mondays, 7 p.m., at New
Brooklyn; every third Saturday, 9 a.m.,
at Stewart Memorial.
Taylor County Brotherhood
Choir: meets every Thursday, 6 p.m.,
at Stewart Memorial.
Taylor County Habitat for
Humanity, 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 County Horseman's
Association Horse Show: second
Fri., Club Roping, 6:30 p.m.; second
Sat., speed events, 11 a.m.; last Sat.,
roping, 6 p.m. Arena is located on
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, Taylor County Public
Taylor County Reef & Research
Team: second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest
Taylor County Senior Center:
Executive Board of Directors meeting,
every third Thursday.
Whole Child Taylor-Shared
Service Network: fourth Mon., 9
a.m., Taylor County School District
Administrative Office Complex.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday,
8 p.m. and Thursday, 8 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson
Street. Call 672-1263 for more
Alzheimer's Support Group for
Caregivers: every second Tuesday,
at 7 p.m., First United Methodist
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big
Bend Hospice office (107 E. Green).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
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
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.
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,
8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
The Way: (faith-based 12-step
group for addicts and alcoholics)
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., and Friday, 7 p.m.,
at the Serenity House, 1824 N.
Jefferson St. Please call 672-0626.
AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS
Ladies Auxiliary: third Saturday, 10
a.m., at 8839 U.S. 19 South. Call 223-
American Legion Post #291:
second Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96: first
Tues., 7 p.m., American Legion Hall,
Sons of Confederate Veterans:
fourth Thursday at North Orange
Street. For information, call 584-5725
VFW Post #9225: second Tues.,
7 p.m. (American Legion building).
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B-2 Taco Times July 1,2009
At Yates Creek
joins boat ramp debate
This question of ownership of
the Yates Creek road and boat
ramp has come around again,
and the answer is still the same.
The county and the public own
First, in talking with one
commissioner before my time
as commissioner, the county
already had maintained the road
and ramp 12 plus years.
After I was elected in that
same district three, we (county)
continued to maintain the road
and ramp. In 1983, we (county)
applied for a maintenance
permit from the state. After
receiving the permit, we moved
the county dragline to Yates
Creek boat ramp. We installed
silt screens according to the
permit and began digging.
When the digging was
complete, launching a boat was
a pleasure one fisherman said.
There was plenty of water even
on low tide.
When the Storm of the
Century came, the Yates Creek
Road was destroyed.
Myself and other witnesses
observed the county dump truck
and other equipment at work
rebuilding Yates Creek Road,
approximately two weeks plus.
It is plain to see: the citizens
of Taylor County have a "vested
interest" in this road and ramp.
Some time within the last
one and a half years, someone
burned the only bridge starting to
the boat ramp. Then the county
replaced the bridge and pipes.
Now some property owners
in that area say the road and
ramp is theirs after thousands
of tax dollars have been spent
there for the public to use. Also,
there could have been some
FEMA money (federal) used
in this road rebuilding, I'm not
I say to these people claiming
ownership, "hogwash." The
public owns it.
I say to the board of county
commissioners, canry them to
Letters to the Editor
During 2008-09 school year
Pre-K PTO thanks businesses
for donations and assistance
The Taylor County Pre-K
PTO would like to take
Ss.,opprtumiy to. .express
, our sincere , gratitude' �o
the following people and
businesses for their donations
throughout the 2008-09 school
These donations and
assistance were given to the
Pre-K PTO for several different
special occasions throughout
the school year.
If we have missed anyone,
please p.acept our sincerest.
Thank you for your
continuing support of the Taylor
County Pre-K PTO. We could
not have had a successful year
without wonderful people like
you to count on.
Thanks to: Kim at Pepsi, Sandi
Gail and Keith at Goodman's,
Gary at Golden Corral, Shaye
at Rocky's, Tammy at Hills
Country Kitchen, Rich and Jay
at 221 Gas & Grill, Wesley at
Save-a-Lot, Barbara at Walmart,
Tommy at Dollar Tree, Burns
With a heartfelt thank you,
Jami J. Smith, Kimberly
Randolph and Connie Freeman
Taylor County Pre-K PTO
Band, auxiliary guard raising funds
for trip to Gatorland camp July 9-11
On Friday, June 5, the
Taylor County High School
Auxiliary Guard and "The
Pride Of Taylor" marching band
leadership staff held a BBQ
dinner sale and a car wash in
Aaron's parking lot to raise
money for the UF Gatorland
Leadership and Auxiliary camp
they will be attending July
We would like to take
this opportunity to thank the
following people for everything
that they did to make the event
We extend a heartfelt thank
you to: Aaron's Furniture,
Goodman's BBQ, Rosehead,
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
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Member Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Khodr, Dr. Bethea, Dr.
Miles Nelson, Dr. Fuller, Burns
Funeral Home, Optimist Club,
Young Striping and Sealing,
Winn-Dixie, Lance Inc.,
Vision Arts, and of course the
The TCHS Auxiliary Guard
and band leadership
I would like to thank Coaches
Billy Murray and Jim Lee
for their time in coaching the
15-year-old Allstar Team.
I would also like to thank
Lance, South House, Burns
and Wendy Slaughter for their
donations toward the team.
All of you boys did a
wonderful job and know you
would've made it to the top had
the injury not occurred.
Thank you all,
Letters to the Editors are accepted
and published each week in the
Taco Times as space is available.
Send letters to P.O. Box 888,
Perry, FL 32348; or newsdesk@
S^ l" By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
My words to the husband sounded surely seems small, and I continue to
something like this: "I don't care what wonder if small isn't better.
time we get this newspaper out, when I pass Sister Schubert's place and
we do, I'm driving by myself, to my always marvel at her success in the
hometown--even if I don't get there business world, and immediately to
until 3 o'clock in the morning." the left, I see lush stands of canna lilies
That's what a really desperate keeping watch by an old, rusted pump.
housewife sounds like. When Mimosas Bloom, the trip
Having been married for nearly a home is dotted by watermelon pink
thousand years, he sensed the urgency on both sides of the road, with
in my voice and helped the process crepe myrtles joining the blooming.
along, as best he could. Pensively, I wished I had a nickel for
At4:35p.m.,Idepartedonmyjourney every pine tree I passed on this trip.
north.' I called my 86R'vear-uold altrit o,.rTtybfr'epTesent the majority, to -be
report my travels. -sure.
"You're leaving now?" she said, Since "mileage" is a concept which
wanting to scold me. "Why are you often escapes me, I tell the husband,
leaving now?" she repeated. who has called to check on me, "I'm
"Could you find time in the next five passing the artesian well." He knows
hours to go turn on the air?" I asked right where I am. Before long, I'll turn
kindly and she was more than willing to left near that old yet stately white
help. "I'll take you to lunch tomorrow," church which has been standing on
I offered as incentive, the corner since the early 1900s. A
Then I breathed deeply. block away, goats will be jumping near
I needed to be somewhere where the pond at the bottom of the hill. He
nobody else was. I needed peace and knows right where I am.
quiet. I needed to go home. I see old cars, permanently parked
Even the ride, to some degree, is underneath deteriorating sheds held
home. I saw front porches which I have together by trumpet vine. Shirtless
watched steadily deteriorate over the boys in jean shorts are walking to their
years, despite the previous charm of neighbors' houses while barefoot girls
their gingerbread trim or gabled roof. tiptoe over gravel.
Other aging houses look so familiar, "Silence is Golden" plays and the
that I believe I could knock on the front sunset immediately comes into focus.
door and I'd be offered a glass of tea A corn silo is a remarkable thing in a
and a piece of cornbread. On those sunset. A cow is a beautiful thing in
porches, plants grow in profusion a sunset. All God's creatures look
inside old washtubs and worn-out beautiful when bathed in sunset's glow.
teapots. I turn by an old barn which is covered
American flags dot the landscape on with vintage gas signs like "Pure" and
this trip, even though it was a week "Gulf." Rain on the hot pavement
before the annual celebration of our smells like it's cooking. Paint continues
country's independence. I couldn't to peel on picket fences I've ridden by
help but wonder how far removed these for 30 years.
patriotic people feel from Washington. At the bottom of the hill, cows are
I pass a golf course that could be our wading in the water, hoping to get
own in Perry, with players that look cool, while bats come out for mosquito
like ours, driving trucks that look like control.
theirs. The tee markers are the same; Suddenly the sunset is so pink and so
the golfers wave, assuming they know orange that it looks as if it might singe
me. the clouds. In the graveyards I pass, I
I'm on roads that cut through red clay
hills, those hills often towering over
the car on both sides. It's a journey of
faith, I'm reminded, and surely it is.
Johnny Rivers sings, "The Poor Side
of Town," on a radio station which
prides itself in "timeless treasures."
I am seeing the poor sides of many
towns, but I am charmed by how happy
the children appear, even in 100-degree
In one of the small towns I pass
through, an aproned fry cook is sitting
outside the Fish Scales restaurant,
getting a breath of fresh air. His world
can't help but wonder if the people are
enjoying the other side of the sunset
and what that might look like.
A sliver of the moon appears in the
darkening skies and I can see little
on the right and left, so I stare at
my headlights while I listen to more
background music or nothing at all.
Then, finally, when my back hurts and
the gas tank nears empty, I pull into the
driveway where the porch light's on.
Nobody's waiting on the steps for me,
like they did for 50 years, but it's still
And it's always good to be home.
B-3 Taco Times July 1, 2009
Mentors will play
key role in program
Continued from page 1
attending academic seminars,
being actively involved in
learning and service activities,
and meeting with an academic
advisor or campus mentor at
least twice a semester.
In addition to scholarships,
participants will receive
"valuable guidance to help
them succeed and grow
academically and individually.
Students will learn about
leadership, building stronger
communities and how to
address important social,
cultural, economic and health
related issues. Students will be
empowered to become leaders
on campus and in their own
communities and will be
encouraged to be role models
for future participants of the
program," officials said.
Student participants are
required to have letters of
recommendation from an
organization or individual
when applying to the program
and that organization or
individual will be asked to
mentor, and support the
applicant during his or her first
year at NFCC.
Community members or
businesses are invited to
support the program financially
or by volunteering time so that
more minority students can be
offered scholarships and
educational opportunities in the
Applications for the NFCC
Minority Leadership Program
are available at www.nfcc.
edu (keyword Minority
Leadership) or by contacting
Clyde Alexander at
(850) 973-1609 or email
(L to r, front row) Leadership Steering Committee members are Greg Bruton, Jeremy Weatherspoon, Larry
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B-4 Perry News-Herald July 1, 2009
Classified ads are $5 for 25 words or less and .10 each additional
word. The deadline for the Wednesday, Taco Times, is Monday by 5
p.m. and for the Friday, Perry News-Herald, is Wednesday by 5 p.m.
123 South Jefferson St.
Small ads...big deals!
D/W HEALTH & NUTRITION is having
a drawing for a handmade afgahn.
Tickets are $2 each or 6 for $5. Tickets
may be purchased at the store located
at 1306-B South Jefferson Street.
Is your computer slow? Service &
Sales of new and used computers.
Service available in your home
New Black Max Generator Honda 13
HP 7000 watt cont - 8700 surge, digital
control panel - has 2 hours on it.
Bought last year. Now have solar
power. 578-2230 $750.00
For Sale: 2 Crate PA speakers $225; 1
CB radio, Cobra 148 GTL less than 1
year old $100; 1975 VW Bug - project
car and 2 more VW's for parts plus
miscellaneous parts $400. Call 578-
Eighteen ft. above ground pool. Round,
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WANT TO BUY
Old Taylor County & Jerkins
Old Silver Coins
Old Comic Books
Used Furniture (LR, DR, BR)
Taylor County Memorabilia
Computer repair. New and used
computers with your data transfer
included. Repairs available at your
home or business. 838-1683.
35 ft. Park model, needs TLC 1 bed 2
tip-outs, 2 AC's stove, refrigerator,
microwave, $2500 O.B.O. 850-578-
2448 or 321-662-5539.
Bullmastiff/Walker puppies $50. Great
hog dogs. 223-1053.
If you're looking for a pet, be sure to
check the Taylor County Animal Shelter
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap Metals!!
State Certified Scales
Still looking for "Pepper" She is a small
(approx. 20 lbs.), wire haired, salt &
pepper in color, terrior. She has been
missing since April 4, from the Beach
Rd. and Dennis Howell area. She has
had her shots and been spayed. $500
Reward offered. Call Eileen Murray at
578-2492 or 371-1683.
If you have lost a pet, be sure to check
the Taylor County Animal Shelter at
Great Cane puppies - pure bred - 8
black with white $250; 2 Mantle $300.
Male and female available. Shots and
health certificate will be ready on July
11. Now taking deposits. Parents on
Free to good home. One three year old
red male Walker deer hound.
Independent and likes to run coyotes.
Call John Howell at 838-2477.
LOW PRICES - best deal around. Bring
any competitors offer and we will beat
it. We are the low price super center at
Ironwood Homes of Perry 838-9090
Time is running out! $$8,000
Government Stimulus Tax Credit. Call
for info - Prestige Home Centers Open
on Sunday 12 to 5. 800-477-2492 or
Prestige Home Centers has EZ
Financing available! Call for your free
credit check today! Open Sundays 12
to 5 800-477-2492 or 352-493-2492.
Super Savings -'Homes are being sold-
right now at unbelievable savings. Only
at Ironwood Homes of Perry. 838-9090.
NO DOWN PAYMENT for land owners
(even if you still owe money on your
property!) Call Prestige Home Centers.
Open Sundays 12 to 5 800-477-2492
Trade-ins welcome, no down payment
for land owners! Call Prestige Home
Centers Open Sundays 12 to 5 800-
477-2492 or 352-493-2492.
Last One - only one 16x80 at this price.
Delivered and set-up within 50 miles for
Only $19,990. Our prices can't be beat
at Ironwood Homes of Perry. 838-9090.
Used & Repo Mobile Homes. Prestige
Home Centers Chiefland, Open On
Sunday 12 to 5.800-477-2492 or 352-
Repo Western Red Cedar Log Sided
Home 28x66 w/covered porch. Prestige
Home Centers, Chiefland. Open
Sunday 12 to 5 800-477-2492 or 352-
All Shifts available
Small 2 bedroom central heat and air.
$400 a month. $350 security deposit.
2 bedroom/1 bath Mobile home. $500
month plus $300 deposit. Off Hwy. 27.
Near Foley Cut Off. Call Mike at 850-
843-0787 or Angel at 850-843-0204.
Newly remodeled apartment for rent.
(off Hwy. 19) Utilities included, plus
cable. Central Heat/AC $165 week,
$650 month + $100 sec. deposit. 850-
Rentals north of Perry;
3 BR/2 BA D/W; 2 BR/2 BA D/W with
2000 sq. ft. comm. bldg.; 40 X 80 horse
barn w/50 ac. for lease; 800 sq. ft.
comm. office; Full service RV site.
Taking applications for 2 rentals 3 BR/2
B mobile homes located in Everetts
Mobile Home Park. $300 deposit rent
$500 and $575. Water, sewer and
garbage included in rent. 584-7094.
Apply in person Monday through
Wednesday. Ask for Ms. Betty.
2 room furnished efficiency apt. for rent.
1 or 2 adults. No children, no pets.
Electric, water and satellite TV
provided. $150 per week plus $150
deposit. Call 584-2199.
Steinhatchee Place Resort - Furnished
1 and 2 bedroom Condos for Rent.
$600-$700. Included in price - Water,
cable, internet and hot tub in
Steinhatchee. Call 1-352-498-7740.
REDUCED PRICE - 1 & 2 Bedroom
Apartments and 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath
HOUSE - All have just been refinished
and ready to occupy. 1st Months rent
and Security deposit required. Must
have good credit and references. No
pets allowed. Please call 850-584-6666
ext. 407 for details.
207 South Hinley St. Perry 2 bed/1 Ba.
Big lot in good area. $625 rent. Call
Small 2 bedroom mobile home $300
per month plus utilities. $200 security
deposit, no pets. 838-1399.
2 bedroom 1 bath mobile home. Large
front porch, central Heat/AC, Just in city
limits. Not in park. $450 month, 1st, last
and deposit. 850-303-2231.
3-4 BR/2 Ba house. Central Heat /Air
on 1 acre w/fenced yard. Good
neighborhood. No inside pets. Non-
smokers preferred. $650/month with
$600 deposit. Great for small family.
Call 584-5284 for more info.
Furnished trailer for rent. 1 or 2 adults
only. No children, no pets. Utilities and
satalite TV provided, $155 per week,
plus $155 security deposit. or $600 per
month, plus $155 security deposit.
References needed. Call 584-2199
$199 MOVE-IN SPECIAL
For Basic to Market renters. 1,2, or 3
BR HC and Non-HC accessible
apartments. HUD vouchers considered
and rental assistance may be available.
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.
3 pm - 11 pm
Call Nancy Jackson, RN, DON
Furnished trailer for rent small but nice
for only 1 person. No children, no pets,
water, electric and satellite TV,
included. $125 per week. plus $125
deposit. Call 584-2199.
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $545
required $45 deposit, $165 weekly or
$40 daily tax included. 317 N. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-843-8524.
Westgate Rooms available for rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable,
AC/Heater. Everything included. $165
weekly $40 daily, $545 per month. RV
sites $19 daily, $70 weekly, $250
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-843-8810.
Southern Villas of Perry
Looking For Applicants!
Rental assistance available. HUD
vouchers accepted. 1 & 2 BR HC &
non- HC accessible apartments. Office
hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.
Call 850-584-8111. TDD/TTY 711. 315
Puckett Rd, Perry, Fl, 32347. Equal
Newly remodeled 4 bd/2 ba with
computer room, carport, work shed,
new roof, great location down town
area. Behind Wachovia Bank. 409 W.
Bay St. $97,500. 838-6077 or 584-
Houses For Sale!
I am ready to move.
602 N. Jefferson St. 5 bed/2 bath =
2319 sq. ft.
113 Lewis Drive. 3 Bed/2 Bath = apx.
2000 sq. ft., 5 acres
602 W. Bacon Street 3 Bed/1 Bath =
1605 N. Calhoun St. = 3 Bed/2 Bath
$146,000 Freshly painted
1/5 share of estate $25,000
FOR SALE BY OWNER: 2 BR/2 Bath
mobile home with stove, fridge, washer
and dryer. Central heat/air (new unit
installed last year) with over an acre.
Quiet neighborhood, $50,000. Call for
Price Reduced - 4 BR/2 BA, hardwood
floors, on 1.5 acres. 103 Seminole Rd.
In Steinhatchee: 3/2 doublewide mobile
with carport on 3 acre located 1.5 miles
north of Roys Restaurant! A 22'x23'
structure with full bath is next to the MH
and can be used for a playroom, party
room, etc. Very pretty lot! $130,000.
Call Southern Property Services 352-
375-7731 or visit our website:
House and land under chain link fence
at 501 W. Ash St. Perry, FL 6 Rm, 2
bath. Central heat and air. 2 car garge.
Serious inquiries only. C R Carlton 584-
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.
For Sale Mobile Home. Needs a little
work. 3 bedrooms/ 2 baths on 15.62
acres. $83,000. As is or $87,000 when
finished. Call for appointment. 223-
1998 Buipk Park Ave. All electric, all
leather, 75k miles, MPG - 26.3, rain
tread tires, good condition/ very clean.
$4,000 O.B.O. Call 584-2912 or 843-
4262 and leave message.
For sale 1988 Ford E-150 Handicap
Conversion van. Low top with 4"
dropped floor, hand controls,
removable drivers seats and door
panels. New A/C changeover, rear
exhaust, dual batteries, Ricon
Clearway wheelchair lift, S-Series 800
pound lift capacity, very good condition.
$3,000. Call William at 584-4196.
For Sale: 2001 4-door Kia Spectra,
motor runs great, transmission needs
repair. New tires, A/C works. $800. Call
FOR SALE, 1982 Chevy Pickup 1/2
ton, 350 engine, automatic
transmission, power brakes, good tires,
aluminum tool box. Truck runs good,
body has some rust spots, $1,500 or
best offer, Call 850-584-3466
Bayliner Capri, 75 HP Mercury w/trailer.
Big Bertha tube, trick skies, anchor, life
jackets, electric motor, $2500. Call 584-
5906 after 5 p.m. or cell 843-8893.
2006 Suzuki 300 4-wheeler. 5 speed
manual, 2 sets rear wheels, 4 stroke.
Fast and fun. $1600 or trade for truck or
automatic 4-wheeler. 850-843-0883.
Motor Home for sale: 38 ft. Coachman
Royal - 35,900 miles, Class A,
Cummins Diesel Pusher, Spartan,
Chassis, Allison Transmission, 7.5
Generator. Asking $25,000 negotiable.
Call 850-584-9079 or 407-892-2555.
'99' SunTracker 18 ft. Pontoon Boat.
Excellent corfdifoi -with 1S4naella-,futl
custom canvas enclosure. Boat, 40 hp
motor and trailer.Can be seen at 304
Dogwood Way. $8,500. 584-8305 or
35 ft. Park model, needs TLC 1 bed 2
tip-outs, 2 AC's stove, refrigerator,
microwave, $2500 O.B.O. 850-578-
2448 or 321-662-5539.
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Closing Date: July 15, 2009
For more information:
Taking applications for Bartender.
Nights only. 3 years experience
required. Background check required.
Apply in person at Calhoun's Saloon.
Trial Court Law Clerk
It's Unbeatable! REDUCED!!
Great value at $199,500.00! 3BR/2 Bath brick home,
paved drive, very nice double garage on approximately
1 acre in Quail Pointe. Back yard fenced, city water,
but separate well for irrigation. In addition, there is a
wonderful mother-in-law apt. in rear of home. Seller
Land With Well & Septic
Fenced, cleared with grass, 3.64 acres m/I on Strickland
Bride Road with well and septic.... Also storage buildings
and double carport.... You provide the mobile home or
Sonic Drive-In is now accepting
Managers and Assistant Managers
Please contact Jamie Bardwell:
SCALLOP SEASON IS UPON US...
BOOK YOUR LOG CABIN NOW
Book for seven days and enjoy the
use of a golf cart during your stay.
Deep water dock.
For more information, please contact
Big Bend Properties, Inc.
Take the time...
& Rehab Center
207 Marshall Dr. - Perry
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
FORRET ffirRENT AUTOMOBILES lo ll
Advent Christian Village
Current JOBS Line Advertisement
call 658-5627 or visit
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Be your BEST, Among the BEST
FT/PT/ long-term care setting; Florida
unrestricted certification required;
experience with geriatric population
PT position to assist in marketing
housing, services, and venues of
Advent Christian Village; Bachelor's
degree in Marketing, Advertising, or
relevant field plus two to five years
proven, relevant experience required.
Must possess strong customer service
and communication skills; PC
proficiency required with experience in
MS Office (including Access);
experience with REPS a strong plus.
FT positions include health, dental, life,
disability, supplemental insurance;
403b retirement account; paid time off,
access to onsite daycare and fitness
facilities. Apply in person at Personnel
Office Monday through Friday from
9:00 a.m. - until 4:00 p.m., or fax
resume/credentials to (386)658-5160.
EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal
background checks required.
Doctors' Memorial Hospital
Administrative Assistant for CNO. FT
Admin Director Rural Clinics. FT
ARNP'PA, Sieinhatchee. FT
CNA. PRN. 7a & 7p
EMT. FT & PRN
HUC/ Unit Secretary. MS, FT, 7a
Lab Technologist, FT
LPN. ER, FT, 7p
LPN, OR, Fr. 7a
Medical Lab Tech, PRN, 7a
Paramedic. FI & PRN
RN. MS, PRN, 7a
RN, OR. FT, 7a
Cardiac & Vascular Sonographer. FT
Surgical Tech, FT, 7a
General Manager - The Big Bend Water
Authority, a Governmental Utility
Authority in Dixie and Taylor Counties,
is now accepting applications for its
General Manager position. Previous
management in the planning,
construction, and budgeting of
Water/Wastewater Utility is desired.
Successful applicant will be hired
contingent upon successful checks of
references and criminal history as well
as a drug screen. Applications must be
submitted no later than July 31, 2009 at
the Authority's Office, P.O. Box 670,
Steinhatchee, FL 32359, or by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org. For more
information, please contact the
Authority at (352)498-3576 or visit its
website at www.bigbendauthority.com
Badcock & More 2 positions.
Part time sales and showroom work
Set-up and Delivery person - must be
21 years old. Good license and driving
record required. Apply in person
Avon needs reps in this area. Only Advanced Computers TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
$10.00 start-up fee. Call BJ at 584- 133 N. Jefferson St. *Stump Grinding
6289 or 843-2605 buy or sell! Perry, FL 32347 *Tree Trimming
6/12-7/8 ocn0 4 .7879 *Tree Removal
Taylor County Board of County
Field Superintendent $27,248 -
$30,659 (depending on experience
and qualifications) Please review job
description and obtain application at
Workforce Mobile Career Lab located
in the K-Mart parking lot on
Wednesday and Thursdays 9 a.m. - 4
p.m. Applications must be returned to
Workforce. Taylor County Board of
County Commissioners is an EOE, VP,
DT, background check employer.
Have you been laid off? Are you going
to get laid off? Is it time for a career
change? Well, there are no layoffs
here! Work your own hours, start part-
time while still at your regular job. We at
Primerica Financial Services are in the
business of helping people live their
dreams. You can make as much money
as you desire. Never miss another
soccer game! For more information,
give Charles a call at 850-223-1266
(0028) This is a sales business. You
work for yourself.
Gilman Building Products is seeking a
PLC experience is required and you
must be able to work any shift. Please
send resumes to P. 0. Box 1727,
Perry, Florida 32348 or complete an
application in the front office Monday -
Looking for experienced technician.
Must have clean driving record. Also,
looking for a Bookkeeper/Receptionist.
Send resumes to
adv email@example.com. Drug Free
Workplace. Call 584-3626.
Chad H. Dees lawn care all work done
right. Free estimates, give us a call at
home 850-584-8959 or cell 850-371-
Single wide - $45
Double wide ,- $90
584-6925 or 584-9215
Certified Home Health Aid. Call 850-
I am a CNA and I would like to take
care of your loved ones. I can provide
references. Please cull 85Q0-672-29S0--
Tree Service/Stump Grinding
*Tree Trimming/Bucket Truck
*Licensed & Insured Tree Expert
Also, Bobcat Work Done
Root Rake, Grabbler, Front End
Loader for Excavation/ Cleanup,
See ad in phone book page 114.
Water/Sewer Hook-Ups Available
Complete Set-Up Service & Anchoring,
Dirt Pads & Tree Service
Tear Down & Removal, Releveling,
Installation of New Windows & Doors,
Roofs, Skirting & Vinyl Siding.
Licensed, Insured & Bonded
Call Mark Moneyhan
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Why wait a week to get your computers
back from being repaired? Our
Computer Technicians work hard on
getting your computers in and out
ASAP. We know what it is like to be
without your computer. You can bring it
to us, or we will pick it up from you.
Here at Advanced Computers we are
pleased to announce that we are now
an authorized dealer for Comcast High
Speed Internet for 19.99 a month for 6
months and receive a 75.00 mail in
rebate just for signing up.
We now accept Visa, Mastercard,
American Express and Discover.
We do mold inspections
& removal -,
Licensed and insured. Free estimates.
J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed.and insured. Free estimates.
We also grind stumps. Call today 838-
1280. Firewood for sale.
Experienced Computer Techs will
repair your computer in your home.
Upgrades, new, or used computer
sales with your data transfer included.
Emergency response available. 838-
S and V
House Cleaning Service
one room or twenty we do it all and we
do it right. Flexible schedule.
Reasonable rates. 371-0643 or 295-
0165 Please leave message if no
answer. All calls will be returned.
Dries in 3-4 hours ,
~ Tile Floors~ - '
-~ Pet Odors ~ ,-
(584-2532) , ,
Please stop by or call Advanced
Computers for all of your computer
repair needs. Come see us or we will
come see you. Repair, Networking,
133 N. Jefferson St. 584-7879
24/7 Phone Support
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-
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
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If you are 18 or older and have been laid-off from your job,
contact us now! We can assist you in assessing your interests
and setting career goals, as well as looking for a new job. We
I\ also assist qualified individuals with career training
funds! You nu\ still be eligible to receive Unemployment
while in training.
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*Free Estimates* and
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
Tractor Work and Mowing.
Call Larry Davis
* Trim Palm Trees
* Stump Grinding
INVITIAIIN 10 BID
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting sealed
proposals for Taylor County
Jail/Courthouse Fiber Optic Project,
Qualified firms or Individuals desiring
to provide the required products or
services must submit five (5)
packages In a sealed envelope or
similar package marked "Sealed
Proposal for Taylor County
Jail/Courthouse Fiber Optic Project"
to the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347
or P.O. Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348,
to arrive no later than 4:00 P.M., local
time, on July 21st, 2009. All Proposals
MUST have the respondent's name
and mailing address clearly shown on
the outside of the envelope or
package when submitted. Proposals
will be opened and respondents
announced at 6:15 P.M. local time, or
as soon thereafter as practical, on
July 21st, 2009, in the Taylor County
Administrative Complex, 201 East
Green Street, Perry, Florida 32347.
RFP information may be obtained
from the Clerk of Court, 1st. Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347,
(850) 838-3506 or downloaded on-
The County reserves the-right, in its
sole and!i�bse&tf' diter-tion; to reject
any or all Proposals, to cancel or
withdraw this solicitation at any time
and waive any irregularities in the RFP
process. The County reserves the
right to award any contract to the
respondent which it deems to offer
the best overall service; therefore,
the County is not bound to award
any contracts) based on the lowest
quoted price. The County, in Its sole
and absolute discretion, also reserves
the right to waive any minor defects
in the process and to accept the
proposal deemed to be In the
County's best Interest. The County, in
its sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to assign a local
business preference in an amount of
five (5) percent of the proposal price
pursuant to Taylor County ordinance
No. 2003-12. No faxed Proposals will
Additional information may be
Department of Technology and
201 East Green Street
Perry, FL 32347
(850) 838-3500 x105
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County,
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting bids for THE
SALE AND REMOVAL OF EIGHTY (80)
ACRES � OF HAY AT THE PERRY/FOLEY
AIRPORT, PERRY, FLORIDA.
Qualified firms or individuals desiring
to provide the required services must
submit their bid package In an
envelope or similar package marked
'Sealed bids for "THE SALE AND
REMOVAL OF EIGHTY (80) ACRES � OF
HAY AT THE PERRY/FOLEY AIRPORT" to
the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street or P.O. Box 620, Perry, Florida
32348, to arrive no later than 4:00 PM,
local time, on July 6, 2009 . All bids
MUST have a name and mailing
address clearly shown on the outside
of the envelope or package when
submitted. Bids will be opened and
respondents announced at 6:20 PM
local time, or as soon thereafter as
practical, on July 6, 2009 at the
Taylor County Administrative
Complex, 201 East Green Street,
Perry, Florida 32348.
Bid Information MUST obtained from
the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor,
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, or P.O. Box 620, Perry, Florida
The County reserves the right, In its
sole and absolute discretion, to reject
any or all bids, to cancel or withdraw
this bid at any time and waive any
Irregularities In the bid process, The
County reserves the right to award
any contracts(s) to the
bidder/respondent which It deems to
offer the best overall service,
therefore, the County Is not bound to
award any contracts) based on the
lowest quoted price. The County, In It
sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to waive minor
defects In the process and to accept
the bid deemed to be In the County's
best interest. The County, in its sole
and absolute discretion, also reserves
the right to assign a local business
preference In an amount of flve(5%)
percent of the bid price. No faxed
bids will be accepted,
For additional Information contact:
Clay Olson, County Extension Director
203 Forest Park Drive
Perry, FL 32348 (850)838-3508
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
Case No. 2009-107-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
FRANKLIN DELONA WYNN,
a/k/a FRANKLIN DELANDO WYNN,
a/k/a FRANKLIN D. WYNN,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
FRANKLIN DELONA WYNN, a/k/a
FRANKLIN DELANDO WYNN, a/k/a
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14, 2008; File Number 2009-107-CP is
pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is Post Office Box
620, Perry, Florida 32348. The names
and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representatives attorney are set forth
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedentis estate,
on whom a copy of this notice has
been served, must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedentis estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
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THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
The date of first publication of this
notice is: JUNE 24, 2009.
JOHN R. WEED
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 121530
605 S, Jefferson Street
Perry, Florida 32347
Telephone: (850) 838-1773
MICHAEL S. SMITH
P,O. Drawer 579
Perry, Florida 32348
Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing Date: August 4, 2009
Subject of School Hearing:
Senate Bill 1712, the Ethics in
The District School Board of Taylor
County will hold a public hearing on
the above date for approval of said
subject Item. This hearing will be held
at ths school board meeting. The
public Is Invited to attend to express
their opinions/concerns. The public
hearing will be held at the
Administrative Complex, School
Board Meeting Room, 318 North Clark
Street, Perry, Florida, at 7:00 p.m. A
copy of this policy may be obtained
from the Superintendent's Office.
Superintendent of Schools
7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO:
BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR
THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC.
ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-0C8,
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OC8
vs. BERNARD SANDERS A/K/A
BERNARD R. SANDERS, JR A/K/A
BERNARD SANDERS JR; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF BERNARD SANDERS A/K/A
BERNARD R SANDERS, JR. A/K/A
BERNARD SANDERS JR.; HOYT L.
RAGANS; BETTY JO RAGANS; KEATON
BEACH LANDINGS HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC., and any
unknown heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, and other unknown persons
or unknown spouses claiming by,
through and under any of the above-
AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
NOTICE is hereby given that the
undersigned Clerk of the Circuit
Court of Taylor County, Florida, will on
the 30 day of June 2009, at 11:00
o'clock A.M. at Taylor County
Courthouse, 108 N. Jefferson Street, In
Perry, Florida 32347, offer for sale and
sell at public outcry to the highest
and best bidder for cash, the
following described property situate
in Taylor County, Florida:
Unit 1 KEATON BEACH LANDINGS
commence at the SW corner of Lot
95, Unit 2, Keaton Beach Subdivision
and run North 5 degrees 47' 00" West
along Keaton beach road right of
way 276.35 feet; thence run North 84
degrees 13' 58" East 32.27 feet to the
Point of Beginning; thence from said
POB continue North 84 degrees 13'
' 581'East 49.0 feet ,thencerun South'5
degrees 46' 02" East 18.85 feet;
thence run South 84 degrees 13' 58"
West 49.0 feet; thence run North 5
degrees 46' 02" West 18.85 feet to the
Point of Beginning. Also being unit 1
of Keaton Beach Landing. Together
with the exclusive use and possession
of boat slip number # 1, which use
and possession shall run with the land
described herein and shall be
pursuant to the Final Judgment
entered In a case pending In said
Court, the style of which is Indicated
Any person or entity claiming an
interest in the surplus, If any, resulting
from the foreclosure sale, other than
the property owner as of the date of
the LIs Pendens, must file a claim on
same with the Clerk of Court within 60
days after the foreclosure sale.
WITNESS my hand and official seal of
said Court this 24 day of June, 2009.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons with
disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this
proceeding should contact Court
Administration at 108 N. Jefferson
Street, Perry, Florida 32347, telephone
(850) 838-3506, not later than seven
(7) days prior to the proceeding. If
hearing Impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-
8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via
Florida Relay Service. CLERK OF THE
By: Marti Lee
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
John Howarth Farren
BUTLER & HOSCH, P.A.
3185 S. Conway Road
Orlando, FL 32812
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 3RD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY
Case No. 62 2009 CA 000025
ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC
JOHN WIGGLESWORTH, STATE OF
FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE:
SHARON K. VANDERHOEF AND
GLADYS BOTTS, AND UNKNOWN
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to
Final Judgment of foreclosure for
Plaintiff entered in this cause on June
15, 2009, in the Circuit Court of Taylor
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County, Florida, I will sell the property
situated in Taylor County, Florida
Commence at the Northwest corner
of Section 8, Township 4 South, Range
7 East, Taylor County, Florida and run
North 86' 40 minutes 52 seconds East
1,583.19 feet to a point; thence South
77' 28 minutes 21 seconds East 388.78
feet to a point; thence South 69� 28
minutes 18 second East 1,133.55 feet
to an Iron rod on the South right of
way line of a 40 foot Easement;
thence North 69" 53 minutes 08
seconds West, along sold South right
of way line, 528.15 feet to an iron rod;
thence South 00' 01 minutes 28
seconds West 410.98 feet to an iron
rod; thence South 20' 19 minutes 37
seconds West 117.08 feet to an iron
rod; thence South 89 '06 minutes 28
seconds East 39.93 feet to an Iron rod;
thence South 14'18 minutes 54
seconds West 787.11 feet to an iron
rod for a Point of beginning; thence
from said Point of Beginning, run
South 78' 17 minutes 13 seconds East
1,009.58 feet to an iron rod on the
Westerly right of way line County
Road 361-B (Woods Creek Road);
thence South 22' 05 minutes 11
seconds West along said westerly
right of way line, 827.37 feet to an Iron
rod; thence leaving said Westerly
right of way line run North 87' 47
minutes 36 seconds West 73.04 feet to
an Iron rod; thence run North 50' 50
minutes 55 seconds West 360.66 feet
to a point; thence North 95055
minutes 48 seconds West 939.88 feet
to an Iron rod, thence run North 00�19
minutes 15 seconds West 667.50 feet
to an Iron rod; thence South 87�11
minutes 01 seconds East 627.36 feet
to the POINT OF BEGINNING.
LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING
A parcel of land lying in Section 8,
Township 4 South, Range 7 East, Taylor
County Florida and being more
particularly described as follows:
Commence at the Northwest corner
of said Section 8; thence North 86'40
minutes 52 seconds East, a distance
of 1583.19 feet; thence South 77� 26
minutes 21 seconds East, a distance
of 388.75 feet; thence South 69� 28
minutes 18 seconds East, a distance
of 1133.55 feet; thence North 69'53
minutes 08 seconds West, a distance
of 528.15 feet; thence South 00'01
minutes 28 seconds West, a distance
of 410.98 feet; thence South 20' 19
minutes 37 seconds West, a distance
of 117.08 feet; thence South 89' 05
minutes 23 seconds East, a distance
of 39.93 feet; thence South 14� 18
minutes 54 seconds West, a distance
of 787.11 feet; thence South 78' 17
minutes 13 seconds East, a distance
of 519.81 feet to the Point of
Beginning, from said Point of
Beginning; thence continue South 78'
17 minutes 13 seconds East, a
distance of 489.77 feet to the
Westerly right of way of County Rood
361-B (Woods Creek Rd); thence
South 22' 05 minutes 11 seconds
West, along said right of way a
distance of 370.05; thence leaving
said right of way run North 76� 33
minutes 50 seconds West, a distance
of 487.31 feet; thence North 22' 05
minutes 11 seconds East, a distance
of 355.13 feet to the Point of
And commonly known as: 5635
Woods Creek Rd, Perry, FL 32347;
Including the building,
appurtenances, and.fixtures located
therein, at public sale,-to the highest
and best bidder, for cash, Sales are
held at the front steps of the Taylor
County Courthouse., on July 21, 2009
at 11:00 a.m.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any other than
the property owner as of the date of
the is pendens must file a claim
within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 17th day of June, 2009.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Marti Lee
Kass, Shuler, Solomon, Spector, Foyle
P.O. Box 800
Tampa, FL 33601-0800
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