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September 23, 20M
48th Year, No. 38
'Bluegrass for Babies'
The fourth annual "Pickin' In
the Pines Bluegrass for Babies
Festival" gets underway this
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26,
at Forest Capital State Park.
The benefit festival will feature
bluegrass bands including
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike,
Southern Lite, Pure & Simple
and many more.
All proceeds will go to the
March of Dimes, whose mission
is to improve the health of babies
by preventing birth defects,
premature birth and infant
The weekend will also host the
March of Dimes March for Babies
event Saturday, Sept. 25, at the
park at 10 a.m.
Tickets for the event are $10 in
pre-orders, or $15 at the gate.
For more information, contact
the Perry-Taylor County
Chamber of Commerce at 584-
Taylor County Walks
wraps up Thursday
Taylor County Walks 2009 will
hold its closing event Thursday,
Sept. 24, at the Taylor County
Participants may begin
walking between 5:30 and
After everyone has completed
his or her final 30-minute walk,
the awards will be calculated and
distributed. There will also be a
drawing for door prizes donated
by local businesses.
"Come on and cheer on all
those dedicated walkers," said
Karen Tidwell with Taylor
Medical, which has been
spearheading the event.
"Remember the grand prize for
completing the six-week program
is a Wii system with the fitness
program. Good luck everyone!L-
FAMU alumni, friends
travel to Atlanta
FAMU alumni and friends will
meet at 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25,
for a 5:30 a.m. departure for
Atlanta, Ga. Travelers are asked
to meet at the old Stewart
Advance tickets are on sale for
the Florida Forest Festival
carnival priced at $12 for an all-
day armband. The tickets, if
purchased after the carnival
arrives, will cost $20. Advance
tickets are available at the
Chamber of Commerce.
Local author to talk at
Local author Christian M.
Archer will be the guest speaker
at the Friends of the Taylor
County Public Library meeting on
Monday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at
The Friends organization is
also accepting donations of
books, magazines, CDs, DVDs,
tapes, games, puzzles and more
for its Saturday, Oct. 17, book
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to fold in game center dispute?
The City of Perry took a
gamble on trying to regulate
sweepstakes centers within the
city limits and now it appears
that was a losing bet.
To date, the city has spent
more than $12,000 in attorney
fees on the issue and the city
council is in the process of
repealing an ordinance that
The Taylor County School
Board last week adopted a
"policy of neutrality on
religion" in reaction to a
federal court decision in West
Florida banning school-
That decision, issued in
January of this year by U.S.
District Judge Margaret C.
Rodgers, forbids school
employees from "promoting,
advancing, aiding, facilitating,
endorsing, or causing religious
prayers or devotionals during
The case arose from claims
by the American Civil
Liberties Union in 2008 that
teachers and administrators in
the school district "endorsed
School board Chairwoman
Brenda Carlton said the board
had to adopt the policy to
reflect changes in Florida
School Supt. Paul Dyal said
the police, change-uon't affect
the activities of the FCA
(Fellowship of Christian
"An adult cannot lead a
prayer at the football game.
That would have to be led by
students," Dyal said.
Several in attendance sought
clarification on the new policy,
claiming it was vague.
But board member Danny
Lundy said that such a policy
doesn't need to be too specific.
The policy states in part:
"Because of their special
relationship to their students,
school administrators and
teachers must at all times be
mindful of their roles and not
use their position with the
school board to advance or
disparage any religion or
religious belief. School
facilities and property may not
be used in any manner which
would be perceived as
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imposed tough licensing fees
and regulations for any new
game centers looking to open
During a special meeting
Sept. 10, City Manager Bob
Brown told council members
that there had been "some
problems with ordinance #870
(the sweepstakes center
Those problems included a
federal lawsuit filed by the
owners of one game center that
was already operating in the
city when the ordinance was
The lawsuit challenged the
constitutionality of the
2009 Florida Forest Festival Chairman Bo Taff
By MARK VIOLA
As senior vice president
for planning at Foley Timber
and Land Company. Bo Taff
is responsible for long-range
strategic land planning for
the company's property,
which h encompasses hundreds
of thousands of acres.
As such. he often spends
his days looking into the
future, but always with- an
eye to both Taylor County's
present and its past, filled
with a rich and storied
As chairman of the 54th
annual Florida Forest
Festival, he is doing the
same: focusing on the future,
honoring the past, always
mindful of the present.
The festival, which
celebrates forestry here in
Taylor County and across the
state, will culminate
Saturday. Oct. 24, at Forest
Capital State Park.
While Taff is a recent
transplant to Taylor
CountiN--he has been %\ith.
Foley for the past two and a
half years--his forestry roots
carry him back four
generations to his great
grandfather, who started a
timber company in Wakulla
Taff, who remembers as a
young boy visiting his
grandfather at the timber
"The game center owners
alleged that the ordinance was
overly restrictive. While we felt
that, in general, we had a strong
argument for the ordinance, we
did agree that there were a few
areas that would probably have
to be modified anyway," Brown
"By repealing the ordinance,
the lawsuit will go away and it
will stop 'the meter running on
these attorney fees. We feel that
ultimately we can do what we
need to do to protect the public
through other avenues."
Brown .also said another
concern was that, if the city
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TAFF LEADS THE WAY
AS CHAIRMAN OF THE
54TH ANNUAL FLORIDA
yard, was bom and raised in
"Although I'm not from
Taylor County, I feel like I fit
in," he said, comparing the
area to his family's historical
home of Wakulla County.
When asked why the
Forest Festival is important
to the the community, he first
responded by talking about
Foley's recent efforts with the
Vision 2060 project
"From a land planning
perspective, Foley was very
engaged in Vision 2060." he
said, reiterating the Vision's
mission statement: "to
protect, sustain and enhance
the way of life" of Taylor
"Everyone involved said
they wanted to be able to
grow, but not lose who and
what they were," Taff said.
And what is Taylor
County? No definition of the
county would be complete
without timber and timber-
"It's in our DNA," Taff
said. "You hate to build on
your foundation. Timber is
Taylor Count\'s foundation "
That foundation is
growing, with the
announcement earlier this
year that the University of
Florida will be siting a
research cellulosic ethanol.
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On meeting state standards
New grading system for TCHS?
The State Board of
Education announced major
changes to Florida's high
school grading formula last
week, and local school officials
are working to determine how
much impact they will have
The changes, required by the
passage of Senate Bill 1908
during the 2008 Legislative
session, split the focus of the
high school grading formula to
now account for both Florida
Test (FCAT) performance and
new measures such as
participation and performance
on advanced coursework,
graduation rates and the college
2 01 7 =
Recently, the Osceola County Fire Department donated eight hydraulic
extrication tools to Taylor County. These tools allow firefighters to safely remove
victims from automobile crashes. The addition of these tools will allow Taylor
County to have one at every volunteer fire station as well as spares. "This will
allow for more rapid extrication of patients in outlying areas," Taylor County
Public Safety Director Jeff Manning said. "Had these tools been purchased new,
they would have cost the county well over $100,000. Taylor County Fire Rescue
would like to thank the Osceola County Board of Commissioners for their generous
donation." Shown above, firefighters Earl Paris (left) and Kyle Gibbs inspect one
of the newly acquired extrication tools.
and career readiness of
"In addition to providing a
better representation of the
accomplishments of our high
schools, this new grading
formula will help increase the
educational ' opportunities
available to students
throughout Florida," Education
Commissioner Dr. Eric J. Smith
"The board's approval of
these changes represents a
significant step forward for our
state as we work to prepare our
young people to compete in
today's highly competitive
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$46.8 million budget
The Taylor County Commission has officially adopted its 2009-
10 budget, which totals $46.8 million.
Commissioners held their second budget hearing Monday,
drawing no one from the public. This was unlike the first hearing
held last week, during which a group of Steinhatchee residents
appeared to protest an allocation of $1.2 million in capital reserve
funds to help complete the Taylor County Sports Complex.
The residents wanted the funds to be used to construct a boat
ramp in Steinhatchee, which one callell a "need" compared to a
At the conclusion of that meeting, commissioners voted
unanimously to tentatively adopt their property tax millage rates
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School board members
refuse to take pay hike
The Taylor County School Board has chosen not to take a pay
hike for the 2009-2010 school year.
The recommended salary for local school board members as
computed by the Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental
Relations is $25,001--a $58 increase over last year.
But members last week voted to keep their salaries the same as
During the 2009 legislative session: provisions related to school
board member salaries were amended. The change in the law
provides that, for the current school year only, the salary for each
board member shall be the amount calculated according to Florida
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A-2 Taco Times September 23, 2009
.. CAPITOL UPDATE
from the office of Rep. Leonard Bembry
During the 2009 Legislative
Session, the Florida Legislature
struggled with a large budget
shortfall in the state budget.
Lawmakers, including State
Bembry, pushed for tax reform
and greater budget increase
restraints. Unfortunately, the
majority of lawmakers voted
to increase taxes, instead, to
meet state needs by raising fees
associated with basic vehicle
"I understand the financial
struggles that many of you
are facing as you maintain
your homes, farms and small
businesses during the current
recession and I am deeply
concerned that fee increases
will have a very negative effect
on our efforts to financially
recover and grow our economy,"
Lawmakers who supported
the fee increases argued
that some fees haven't been
increased in many years. While
that may be the case, increases
they approved are sudden and
sharp. The cost of a Florida
driver's license has doubled,
and is now set at $48. It will
also cost $25 more each year
to renew the registration on a
medium-sized vehicle, bringing
those costs to nearly $72.
Representative Bembry is
also concerned about calls he
has received from constituents
who were unable to renew
their tags or licenses within the
short timeframe allowed by the
legislation. There were many
frustrated people in line at our
local motor vehicle and tax
collectors' offices. "It's truly
unfortunate that the Legislature
gave such a very narrow window
of time for people to prepare for
this costly new burden.
"I will continue to work in
Tallahassee to remove waste
and inefficiencies from the
budget. I will support prioritized
spending and adequate funding
for the basic needs and services
of the citizens of our state,"
Bembry signed House Bill
99 last week. Under a letter
sent by Representative Ron
Saunders, D-Key West, the
legislation would "revert
vehicle registration and title fees
and driver's license fees back
to what they were before the
passage of Senate Bill 1778."
Bembry stated, "Please do not
hesitate to contact one of our
legislative offices in Madison,
Chiefland or Tallahassee if
you have any questions or
HOUSE OF CLOWNS
Letters to the Editor
States to 'nullify' healthcare reforms?
Dear Editor: gives permission to use whole
In 2010 the residents of or part of their information.
Arizona will be voting on a state A similar proposal was
constitutional amendment that introduced into the Florida senate
will allow them to effectively in July. State Representative
opt out of any proposed national Scott Plakon filed a proposed
health care plan. state constitutional amendment
Under the tenth amendment (HJR37) as a means to prevent
of the Constitution, this Floridians from being affected
is a political tradition of by any federal health care
nullification of any thing legislation; however it seems-
coming otW ; of hWah9hhy i. ", B lltI f ji)a he
TenthAmendmenentCenter.com legislature it could be on 'te
Government 'should help,
not just hand out money'
I believe in fairness, but I
can't find anything fair about
all these young girls having
babies and getting government
help, while older people can't
If you're 62 and need medical
help, you only have your Social
Security check to cover it. We
all know that's not enough for
expensive medical care, and
sometimes you can't wait until
65 for the medical benefits you
I believe in helping women
who take care of their kids
but I don't believe it's fair for
these young girls to continue
having babies, never marrying
or trying to support their kids,
but depending on food stamps,
Medicare and WIC, while living
with--but never marrying--the
kids' father. I know some of
them that get more than $500 a
The state should help people
who need help, but not just hand
out money to people who don't
ever try to do better.
Mary Lucile Wilder
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
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ballot for 2010.
Write or call your
representative in Tallahassee
and ask them to please move
HJR37 through the house and
senate so we may have a say in
When a state "nullifies" a
federal law, it is proclaiming
that the law in question is void
and inoperative within that
statee Bssentithlly it is not a law
as far at the state is concerned.
Georgia is going to give its
residents the right to choose
whether they want to enroll in
any health insurance plan and
prohibiting governments from
punishing those who decide not
Shouldn't we Floridians have
the same rights?
says 'thank you'
to South House
The Taylor County staff,
students and parents would
like to thank South House
and Mark Southerland for his
thoughtfulness, generosity and
kindness in donating items such
as carpet, school supplies, food
and drinks, gifts and t-shirts
to our Pre-K program and
Mr. Southerland's and
South House's community
involvement are greatly
appreciated and words are not
enough to express our gratitude.
Thank you so much for
getting this article in the paper
for our program!
On Sept. 15 at 10:30 a.m., I
was scheduled for out-patient
surgery at Doctors' Memorial
This was accomplished in a
most impressive, professional
and efficient way. The area is
classy and everyone deserves a
"gold star." Thank you one and
The sweetness of those apples lingers
with me still.
The air in Gatlinburg, Tenn., was crisp
and the day was clear. If I hadn't been
15 and generally disagreeable, it would
have been a perfect day.
But my parents--I believed--were out
to sabotage my happiness.
We had taken a trip to the mountains
for a respite from the hot temperatures
which had smothered the Southeast all
summer. In early Fall, there was still
little inercy in sight. ."1' "), w I
Since I was an only child, vacations
sometimes involved "taking a friend"
but for this extended weekend, it was
just the three of us, and that put me
in the back seat enjoying many of the
sights, but occasionally rolling my eyes
at the parental banter.
In Gatlinburg, we enjoyed a walking
tour of the downtown area, eyeing
sidewalk artists, and bushel upon
bushel of fresh apples. Finally, when
my father decided upon the baskets
of apples we should take home, he
announced that he would go for the car.
So he placed three balsa wood baskets
on the steps of an elegant, downtown
church and told us to "sit tight" while
he walked a mile or so to the car.
Mother, in the meantime, saw some
vases she wanted to look at, and darted
to a nearby shop.
That left me on the church steps,
surrounded by apples, looking hopeless
And suddenly, out of nowhere, a drop-
dead gorgeous teenage boy appeared
on the sidewalk below, in rumpled
casual jeans, with swooped hair. If this
was a musical, there would be a grand
score of trumpets and violins right
now, because I could hardly breathe.
He had on a preppy looking twill
shirt, sleeves rolled up, and an air of
confidence which removed him from
60 percent of the male population at
I was pretty sure I was in love.
I remember thinking that I could leave
with him, right then and there, and live
happily ever after.
I had named our children before he
made the first step toward me.
We were going to be fantastically
happy--traveling to Gatlinburg every
Fall to remember our first chance
meeting, skiing in Aspen, seeing the
Eiffel Tower in Paris.
It would be a great wedding, because
he was gorgeous. Everyone would be
jealous. We would be stunning. Our
future would be just grand.
w 'bout them
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
Suddenly, I was feeling more
confident and happy, too, that I had
taken this trip with my parents. It was
meant to be.
I considered speaking first but
decided I'd let him do the honors. Then
I could act surprised, pleased, calm,
cool and collected.
He was coming toward me.
I glanced in his direction.
Our eyes met.
And he said, "Are you selling those
ap app'l ?""11f I .'rl ruiw vbh 'irli r('/o
Now that I'm old and cantankerous
and worldly, I could have come up with
a number of noteworthy come-backs
or clever repartee, but instead, I was
just devastated. Speechless, I realized
it appeared that my day's sales on the
church steps might be necessary to
feed my family.
I was horrified.
"I'm just waiting on my parents," I
finally said, which was surely a stupid
thing to say but "stupid" was all I could
come up with at the moment.
Having been given no encouragement,
the beautiful teenage boy said politely,
"Sorry," and moved on. I wanted to
collect my wits and chase after him in
an inconspicuous way but I was unable
to move or think...except, that is, to
think about how stupid I'd been.
My father soon appeared with a spry
gait as he came to collect the wonderful
apples. I, however, just looked
"What's wrong with you?" he asked.
I rolled my eyes, for how could he
"Look at my vase!" my mother said,
walking up to us.
They talked among themselves and
seemed to be enjoying their vacation
In retrospect, it makes me happy that
they enjoyed their time away, and their
Then, however, when I was the center
of the universe, I wondered how two
people who said they loved me dearly
could be so happy while my whole life
was in shambles: the wedding called off
and my ski trip suspended indefinitely.
I might never see the Eiffel Tower.
The scent of apples every Fall leads
many people to the kitchen for pies and
cobblers, cider and salad. But it takes
me back 40 years and 500 miles to a
place where I remember what it was
like to be an awkward 15. And where
I finally realize that you only get over
that kind of humiliation when you
become the parents you once had.
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Grades for high
schools will be late
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Superintendent Paul Dyal said
the district is aware of the
changes but has not been able
to "sit. down yet to see how
much it will affect us."
He said he biggest concern
was the delay in receiving the
high school grade.
In previous years, grades for
high schools have been
released annually during the
summer, alongside elementary
and middle school grades. With
the insertion of new data
components for the revised
grading formula, it is
anticipated that high school
grades will be released toward
the end of the year when all
components are available for
the calculation to occur.
"That's almost a full
semester into the next year,"
He, will be attending a
superintendents meeting this
week in Tampa. "Hopefully we
will have a better
understanding of it after that,"
Under the new policy,
beginning this school year
(2009-10), 50 percent of a high
school's grade will be based on
the performance of its students
on the FCAT, and the
remaining 50 percent will be
based on factors that include
* the school's graduation
* the performance and
participation of students in
Advanced Placement (AP),
(IB), dual enrollment,
Certificate of Education
(AICE) and industry
* the postsecondary readiness
of the students as measured by
the SAT, ACT, or College
Placement Test (CPT);
* the high school graduation
rate of at-risk students; and
* growth or decline in these
data components from year to
Tax revenues down by $407,000
$46.8 MILLION BUDGET
Continued from page 1
and the budget, including the
money earmarked for the sports
Continued from page 1
endorsement or disapproval by
the school board of any
religion or religious belief
during regular school hours or
Dyal said schools may still
open the day with the Pledge of
Allegiance and a moment of
"I pray every day that I walk
through these doors," Dyal
Base pay is
Continued from page 1
statutes or the district's
beginning salary for a
teacher who holds a
whichever is less.
In Taylor County, a
beginning degree teacher
makes about $30,000 per
With no one in the audience
and a malfunctioning air
conditioning system providing
little relief from the warm
temperatures, the board made
quick work of adopting the
budget and millage rates.
As members had tentatively
approved last week,
commissioners agreed to keep
the county's village rates the
same as the current year:
7.0113 mills for the general
fund and 1.1215 for the MSTU
fund, which is imposed on
property in the unincorporated
area of the county for services
duplicated by the City of Perry,
such as fire service.
With property values
generally in decline in the
county, the county is expecting
to bring in $10.7 million in
proper$ t|, revenue next year,
about $407,000 less than the
The board is banking on a
state fund, created to make up
lost revenue for fiscally
constrained counties resulting
from property tax reforms
passed in 2008, to eliminate a
projected $330,000 shortfall in
recurring revenues versus
recurring expenses in the
county's general fund.
Overall, the county's
proposed 2009-10 budget is 4.6
percent less than the current
slated this Friday
A food distribution will be held at
Jerkins Community Center this
Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Tracy Perry, performing
with Blue Shades of Grass,
will be singing at the Pickin'
in the Pines Bluegrass for
Babies Festival this weekend
at Forest Capital State Park.
Next week, she will be in
Ricky Skaggs' studio in
Nashville, Tenn., to record
her first bluegrass gospel
album, titled "High and
Low," featuring many of her
Josh Noland will produce
the album and Country
Music Hall of Fame Legend
Charley McCoy will be the
As next week will
coincide with the
Tracy Perry will
perform at the
Pickin' in the Pines
festival this weekend.
Music Association in
Nashville, all of the best
musicians will be in town
and several will be
performing on Tracy's
Perry has been performing
with Blue Shades of Grass
for the last six months. A
resident of Live Oak, she is a
prolific songwriter and a
talented bluegrass singer. As
a member of the
North Florida Bluegrass
Association, she can be
found performing at many
different gospel and
bluegrass venues in North
Florida and South Georgia.
An avid student, she has
studied with Josh Noland for
two years and for seven
years has attended the annual
IBMA event in Nashville,
learning from the best in the
"I wanted to record my
love of bluegrass gospel
music before I started my
family," Perry said. "Now is
the time for my dream to
Blue Shades of Grass will
perform at this weekend's
festival on Saturday at 12
noon and 4 p.m.
The festival will also
feature Valerie Smith &
Liberty Pike, High Cotton,
Southern Lite, Tallahassee
Fiddlers, The Wilson Family
Band, Pure & Simple, the
Wilford Carroll Band and
Bottom Dollar Boys.
JROTC holds fund-raiser
The Taylor County High
School JROTC will host a
chicken dinner fund-raiser on
Saturday, Oct. 3, at Perry Plaza
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The
Taylor County United, Inc.,
is collecting donations for the
Christmas Fund for needy
If you would like to make a
donation in the memory or
honor of a loved one, please
contact Treasurer Vicki Collins
at 584-4596 or see Don
Wiggins at Yarbrough Tire.
The group will hold a hold a
hot dog and bake sales
Saturday, Oct. 3, at Save-A-Lot
and Winn Dixie, from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
chicken dinners will be $5 for
dark meat and $6 for white
"This process has opened my eyes to the enormous
amount of need In Taylor County."
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IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT
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plant at Buckeye.
These are steps toward to a
future in which the county will
have a more diverse and
sustainable economy, Taff
He said he hopes to see the
county's economy diversify but
always include forestry.
"Our future is going to be
directly tied to our natural
resources," he said. "You can't
talk about natural resources
without talking about the
county's forest resources."
And that brings him back to
the Forest Festival.
"The festival is important,"
Taff said. "Our heritage is in
forestry and our future will
have forestry in it. It's who we
are, where we've come from
and where we're going.
"This festival celebrates all
three of those aspects. These
festivals and remembrances are
what help the community come
"I hope we never see a day
when Taylor County isn't
looking back on its forestry
heritage and looking forward to
an ever growing and
diversifying forestry industry."
The month-long celebration
begins Saturday, Oct. 3, with
the Jr. Miss Program,
beginning at 6 p.m. at Forest
Capital Hall under the theme of
One week later, on Saturday,
Oct. 10, the festival's "wee
royalty" will be crowned at the
Little King & Queen Pageant,
which begins at 7 p.m. at the
hall. The pageant's theme is
Pre-sale tickets for both
events are available at the
Perry-Taylor County Chamber
The festival carnival opens
Wednesday, Oct. 21, on
Industrial Drive, followed on
Thursday by the "Fabulous"
Fireworks Display. The
pyrotechnic show will begin at
dusk at the Perry-Foley
The festival's downtown
events will be held Friday, Oct.
22, including scary stories at
the Graystone Haunted House
at 5 p.m., the annual kids'
parade around the courthouse
square at 6:30 and the Antique
Car Gaslight Parade.
The "big day" begins
Saturday, Oct. 24, with the
King Tree Parade at 10 a.m.
downtown. Events at Forest
Capital State Park kick off in
earnest at 12 noon, including
the World's Largest Free Fish
Fry. Mainstage entertainment
this year includes local singer
Mollie Lynn and her band, as
well as National Colgate
Country Showdown Winner
The festival will also have
arts and crafts, food vendors,
the Antique Car Show, heavy
loader and chainsaw
competitions and displays from
the Division of Forestry.
Taff encourages the
community to come out and
take part in celebrating the
forestry industry, both its past
and its future.
Look for your guide
The Taylor County School
District parent guide will be sent
home with all students (grades
K-12) Wednesday, Sept. 30.
800 West Ash St.
"It takes each of us and our talents to make a difference
in our community."
I was chair of the Taylor County allocation team that distributed I don't just wear the shirt, I live it! Currently, I volunteer
over $213,000 to 18 different agencies. A great amount of good by serving on the Advisory Council of the Big Bend Hospice
can be done with the money that's distributed to these agencies, unit in Taylor County. I've found the Hospice services to be top
impacting the entire community. This process has opened my eyes notch and completely support their initiative to create the very
to the enormous amount of need in Taylor County. best environment for those who have been diagnosed with a
life-limiting illness. Also, I work as a volunteer with our Taylor
LIVE UNITED means that all of County Special Olympics. These are
a better place to live by giving our United Way supports in our
resources, whether that is money community, as well as great
or time. reasons why I give, advocate,
e,^t, ano and volunteer.
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Cost is $5.00
which will be given to one of our many agencies through a drawing
Hope to see you there!
Your contribution t i Bdtrhe Big Bend stays in Taylor County to help
fundfITgogmtru'fi Ihe following local agencies:
2-1-1 Big Bend
The Alzheimer's Project
American Red Cross
Big Bend Cares
Big Bend Hospice
Boy Scouts of America
Boys and Giris Club
America's Second Harvest
Early Learning Coalition
of the Big Bend
Elder Care Services
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Girl Scout Council
Needy Children's School Fund
Taylor Advocacy & Resource Center
Taylor County Senior Center
Taylor County Special Olympics
Give * Advocate * Volunteer
SPECIAL THANKS TO MALCOLM PAGE, COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 1,
FOR UNDERWRITING THE COST OF BREAKFAST.
Please call 584-6645 by Sept. 25 and let us know if you can attend! Leave a message!
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daughter of Bry and Denise
Martin of Perry, was recently
named to the Academic Dean's
List for Summer B 2009 at
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Dr. Sharon Erle, dean of
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* Red Hats break bread at Fiddler's
Bryttany M. Martin
Kimberly Severance and
Davy Monk announce the birth
of their daughter, Aubriana
Patricia Monk, on July 31,
2009, in Capital Regional
Medical Center at 12:54 p.m.
The new arrival weighed 7
pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19
Couple welcomes new daughter
Greg Staab Jr. and Kristin MacQueen announce the birth of their
daughter, Hannah Avary Staab, on June 23, 2009. She weighed 8
pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
The 2009 reunion for descendants of Dave and Ada Blanton will
be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Forest Capital Park beginning at 10
"'family members and .friend'"'ia encourajeol t,'-brilng a filled
picnic basket for lunch which will be shared at 12 noon. Cups and
paper goods will be provided. Items are also needed for the family
auction which will be held in conjunction with the reunion. For
additional information, please contact Lois at 229-246-0989.
Levingston, Ross, Lashkey & 'Wood
The Levingston, Ross, Lashley and Wood Family Reunion will
be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at Forest Capital Park at 12 noon.
Friends and relatives are asked to bring a covered dish. For
additional information, please contact Hettie Carter at 584-7832.
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We love you and miss you very much.
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For information leading to the arrest
and conviction of person or persons
who stole jewelry, guns, cameras,
electronics, and other items including a
Bible from resident at 1524 Houck Road
on September 9, 2009.
(850) 838-2289 or (850) 838-6715
or (850) 584-9550
By CHERYL GREGORY
Fiddler's in Steinhatchee was
the location of the Aug. 29
luncheon of the Roseheads of
Perry, chapter 2207 of the Red
Hat Society. Twenty-one
members and one guest
gathered at 11:30 a.m. in a
private dining room for this
popular and well-known
Tables were decorated with
Red Hat items, and a gift from
the August committee was at
each place setting. Members of
the committee included Debbie
Beach, June Lytle, Barbara
Patrick, Suezette Stephens and
Owner and head chef Jim
Hunt donned a red chef's hat
and greeting all ladies while
drink orders were taken.
Suezette Stephens welcomed
everyone and Norma McGuire
said the blessing.
Hattie Adams passed around
a sample Red Hat decorated
with silver sequins that can be
ordered from the Sandy Toes
chapter. Fourteen ladies were
interested and placed orders.
The August committee then
presented a special gift bag
filled with an assortment of
useful items (among them a
book mark and coasters) to
Norma McGuire for being the
first to R.S.V.P.
Cheryl Gregory reminded
everyone of the Sandy Toes'
Sept. 19 luncheon and auction,
urging them to support these
Red Hat sisters with their work
for the March of Dimes. She
also reviewed details of an
sign - up
Lunch orders arrived and
popular entrees included hot,
crispy fried shrimp baskets,
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fresh grouper sandwiches and
soft shell crab. The soup and
salad bar was also available,
along with a dessert tray.
w i t h
,e ' I sign-up
STM sheets for
scheduled for Oct. 6 and Dec.
13 were forthcoming. Planning
committees were set up through
January of 2010.
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Gregory displayed the
chapter's renewed charter, and
Barbara Patrick helped explain
membership in the Roseheads
and what perks come with
supporting membership status.
Everyone sang "Happy
Birthday" to Debbie Beach
who wore a purple hat and red
Names were drawn for door
prizes which were in red bags
and boxes. Frames with Red
Hat motifs were among the
Dessert and coffee were then
enjoyed, while members
applauded the August
committee for a good time.
(L to R) Linda Wiles, Suezette Stephens, June Lytle, Debbie Beach, Barbara Patrick
AsETNER Don't forget the Field Day on Oct. 17
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Dealing with the stress of raising
a child with special needs
A workshop presented by Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Monday, Sept. 28
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318 N. Clark St., Perry, FL 32347
*Parents and professionals please join us for this very helpful
and informative workshop. The workshop will benefit anyone who
has a child with special needs or works with children/students
with special needs. For more information you may contact:
Betsy Stephens at 838-2536
or ema' 3aetsy.Stephens @taylor.k12.fl.us
*Although this w' rkshop is being sponsored by the FSDB,
it will provide information on a wide range of special needs
(not limited to vision or hearing impairments).
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A-5 Taco Times September 23, 2009
At the Booking Desk
Editor's Note: It is the policy
of this newspaper to run the
names of all those arrested and
booked at the Taylor County Jail.
All those listed below have been
charged with a crime, but are
considered innocent until proven
Jim D. Lundy, 20, 2659
Dorman Peacock Road,
possession of alcohol by person
under 21, Sgt. Lee, TCSO.
James Ronnie Sadler, 23,
homeless, trespassing, resisting
officer without violence, Sgt.
Greg D. Enfield, 54, molesting
blue crab (trap) without consent,
taking contents from crab traps,
Officer Albritton, FWC.
GAME CENTER DISPUTE
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rescinded the ordinance, that it
could then be held liable for the
other party's attorney fees.
At the special meeting,
Brown noted that he had
spoken to the city's attorney,
Mike Smith, regarding those
concerns and his opinion was
that the other party would most
likely be willing to pay its own
attorney fees if the ordinance
The ordinance not only
required an "annual only"
license tax of $5,000 per
machine, but also levied an
additional license tax in the
amount of 10 percent of gross
receipts per machine, per
location, per month. All
collected taxes go into the city's
Licenses would not be
granted to locations within 500
feet of a church, place of
worship, public library, public
park, public housing project,
daycare center, public or
private school, college,
recreation center, skating rink,
movie theater,. video arcade,
public swimming pool, private
residence or any other place
frequented by minors.
The ordinance also required
each license holder to maintain
an itemized list 'of gross
receipts for at least five years as
well as an itemized list of all
and prizes paid--along with the
name and address of each
person to whom the expenses
were paid and a receipt for all
expenses. All records were
open to inspection by an
authorized employee of the
However, due to the lawsuit,
the city delayed enforcement of
the ordinance provisions. -
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the
council was to hold the first
public reading of the ordinance
repealing the sweepstakes
center policy. A final vote was
slated for Oct. 13.
Lacynthia Holmes, 46, 1216
N. Jefferson Street, retail theft,
possession of drug
paraphernalia, Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
John Crocker, 27, 1611 S.
Givens Road, disorderly conduct
(warrant), Officer Pyle, TCSO.
Renee Denise Schaedel, 36,
6640 Alton Wentworth Road,
theft, forgery, uttering forged
instrument, credit card fraud use,
Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
Delron Elrick White, 44, 500 S.
Warner Apt. L-1, trespass of
structure, Ptl. Geyer, PPD.
Shawn Hunter, 36, 5522
Bryant Russell Road, domestic
violence, possession of less than
20 grams cannabis, Deputy
Daniel Padgett, 48, 831
Highway 27 East, no vehicle
registration, attaching tag not
assigned, Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Doctawnus Anderson, 26, 110
Kennedy, Street, felony battery,
no officer given.
Darrius D. Beasley, 18, 1225
E. Pinecrest Street, grand theft
auto, Sgt. Franklin, PPD.
Samonza A. Gentile, 20,
1304 S. Graham Street,
warrant/FTA/no valid driver's
license, Deputy Hayden,
Ronald Duran, 61,
Steinhatchee, no driver's
license, no vehicle registration,
Trooper Ernst, FHR
Angus Cothran, 37, 2677 E.
Ellison Road, DUI, PtI. Dice,
David W. Page, 43, 4462 SW
Highway 221, violation of
domestic violence injunction,
Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
Janet Sistrunk, 46, 1988 Hill
Road, VOP warrant, Deputy
Joshua Cruce, 26, 1209 S.
Center . Street, disorderly
conduct, Sgt. Gray, PPD.
John Hathcock, 24, 3080
David Horton Road, battery, VOP
(possession of cannabis with
intent), felony battery, felony
possession of firearm, illegal
killing of alligator, possession of
alligator skins, Deputy
Stephen M. Wigglesworth, 42,
4642 Granthum Hill Road,
battery, Deputy Gulbrandsen,
Phillip Joseph Jackson, 28,
5816 U.S. 221 N., aggravated
battery, Ptl. Murray, PPD.
Joshua Lamar White, 22, 110
Williams Street, warrant/resisting
officer without violence, reckless
driving, no valid driver's license,
Trooper Smyrnios, FHP
Jason L. Bolden, 24, 1010
Bryant Street, warrant/burglary
and assault, criminal mischief,
burglary of dwelling, Sgt.
Franklin, PPD, and Deputy
Turner B. Pridgeon, 49, 513W.
Malloy Street, battery/warrant,
FTA warrant, Sgt. Franklin, PPD.
Vivian D. Coleman, 48, 1509
Carl Sadler Road, cheating,
grand theft, contributing to child
delinquency, Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
Gerald Buckley, 65, Morriston,
DUI, Trooper Smyrnios, FHR
Donald Mosley, 42, 4710
Bethea Road, battery, assault,
Deputy Woods, TCSO.
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Fall Festival Oct. 3
First United Methodist Church will stage its annual
Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 3, with the traditional
pancake breakfast beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing
- . until 9 a.m. As for the crafts, and vintage items, and
season decorations and food items from the Country
Kitchen, the festival continues until 12 noon.
Friends, families celebrated
Little St. John
Pastor Robert Butler and the
congregation of Little St. John
Missionary Baptist Church
invite the community to come
and celebrate their second
annual Family and Friends Day
on Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. with the
Rev. Sterling George of Mt.
Moriah Missionary Baptist
Church in Quincy speaking.
A 4 p.m. service will be
rendered by the Rev. A.
Fountain of Africa Baptist
Church in Live Oak.
More friends, more
New Mt. Zion Missionary
Baptist Church invites
everyone to come and celebrate
"Family and Friends Day" on
Sunday, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m.
New Bethel Missionary
Baptist Church, led by Pastor
Roosevelt Knight, will lead the
New Jerusalem Primitive
Baptist Church will hold
revival services Tuesday, Sept.
29, through Friday, Oct. 2, at 7
nightly led by Bishop David
Grant, a former resident of
Perry who now lives in
Deltona. Pastor Antonio Davis
Sr. extends a cordial invitation.
Times September 23, 2009
Work day Saturday
at Pisgah Cemetery
Can you weed-eat,
edge or rake?
Pisgah Cemetery will hold a
Work Day this Saturday
beginning at 7:30 a.m. The
board of trustees asks help with
weed-eating, edging, raking,
shoveling and trimming limbs.
"If you can't be there but would
like to contribute financially.
we would certainly appreciate
your help." For additional
information, please contact
584-4434 or 584-5224.
Services continue at
Services featuring Rick
Liggin as guest speaker will
continue through Friday at
Spring Warrior Church of
Christ, beginning each evening
at 7:30. The church is located
five miles south of Perry, just
off U.S. 19 on Red Padgett
Everyone is "warmly invited
for simple, gospel preaching."
Two rehearsal dates remain
for Mt. Olive's annual Youth
Community Choir rehearsals:
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these rehearsal dates."
What do you know
about Swift Creek?
The historic Swift Creek
Church in Hamilton County
(north of White Springs) will
hold its annual homecoming on
Sunday, Sept. 27, and
descendants of its pioneer
families are cordially invited.
Founded in 1822 by the
Methodist Church, Swift Creek
Church is believed to be the
second oldest Protestant church
established in Florida. It has
not been an active church for
30 years, but Sunday will be a
busy day. Services begin at
10:45. Dinner on the grounds
will follow. Beverages will be
provided. For information, you
may reach Marjorie E. Fiske at
352-419-5066. She is a
descendent from pioneer
families who were active
during the 1800s and 1900s.
The family of Jeffery Glenn
Poitevint would like to thank
each of you who called and
gave support during our loss.
We especially thank you all for
your prayers. A very special
thanks goes to Phillip Mann.
May God bless you all,
Paul and Edna Moore
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First Baptist Church is
having a Men's retreat
September 25 & 26
Special Guest Speaker: Brian Doyle
Cost $10, includes meals
7-9 pm Session
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His playing career was shortened by a shoulder separation the following
The next two years after his playing career ended, professional baseball
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Evaluation at Doyle Baseball. Brian has had a major impact on the game
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Rev. David Stephens
Rev. Robert Watson
Rev. Jeremy Lundy
Rev. Cody McNeese
Pastor Billy Gipson invites everyone to attend.
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'Dogs fail to finish after quick start
BY AARON PORTWOOD
After scoring on their first
three possessions and building
a 15-0 lead in the first quarter
of Friday night's home opener
against Class 4A Chiles, it
looked like the Class 2B Taylor
County Bulldogs were going to
blow-out the Timberwolves and
cruise to their second straight
However, after giving up 15
unanswered first-quarter points,
the Chiles defense adjusted
and effectively shut down the
Bulldogs' spread offense for
much of the rest of the game.
Meanwhile, the Timberwolves
rallied to score two quick
touchdowns just before the
half--cutting the lead to 15-13--
took advantage of three Bulldog
turnovers and used a punishing
"I am convinced we are
getting better in many areas.
While we are not happy about
our 1-2 start, there is cause
for optimism. The players are
giving great effort. They are
also playing as a team. Above
all, they are coming to practice
every day with a desire to
improve," Boggs said.
"We have worked on
becoming more consistent in
every phase of the game, and
it has shown just how much
potential we have. On offense,
we took the opening kickoff and
drove the length of the field for a
touchdown and followed that up
by scoring a touchdown and a
field goal on our next two series.
But, then we made some simple
mistakes that led to turnovers
rushing attack to grind out a "On defense we got stops
thrilling, back-and-forth 39-22 and turnovers on their first four
shoot-out victory, possessions. But, then we lost
After dominating the first our intensity and/or got out of
quarter, the Bulldogs seemed position a couple times and gave
to run out of gas, while Chiles up two scores," Boggs added.
appeared to grow stronger as "The same has been true
the game wore on, pounding the for our special teams. Our
Taylor County defense for 267 focus continues to be to have
yards and 2 Tds on 48 carries consistency. Just three or four
and getting 181 yards and 3 Tds pli\- hate been the deciJin.-
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The Timberwolves out- far. We don't know when those
gained the Bulldogs 448 to 228 plays are coming, so we have
in the offensive slug-fest and the got to focus and play hard on
Chiles offensive line had their every down," Boggs said.
way with the highly-touted 'Dog The Bulldogs will play their
defensive line in the second half first district (District 2-2B)
by rushing for 170 yards while game this Friday night when
mixing in big passing plays of they host the Starke-Bradford
31 and 62 yards. Tornadoes.
After the game, Bulldogs Bradford comes into the
Head Coach Shane Boggs was game with multiple looks on
not happy with the final score, offense, as they will operate out
but optimistic his team is on the of both the "Wing T" as well as
right track. the "Spread Gun." On defense,
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Bradford primarily uses a four-
man front and has lined up with
three and four linebackers in the
4-4 and 4-3.
"Once again I'd like to
thank our great fans. We are
4-0 (counting the Kickoff
Classic game in Mayo) in
outnumbering our opponents in
fan participation. It means a lot
to our players and our coaches
to look up in the stands and
see all the support. Thanks for
getting behind our team, and
we are looking forward to great
things this Friday night and in
the future!" Boggs said.
The Bulldogs' offense looked
great to start the game last
week, as Boggs used the spread
gun and wildcat formations to
spread the ball around and drive
60 yards in just 6 plays to score
on the opening drive of the
Operating out of the "wildcat"
formation, James Houston (5
carries, 14 yards) took the first
direct snap of the game and
scampered 12 yards for a first
down. Reggie King (3 carries,
56 yards) took an end around
21 yards on the next play and
Chad Hill ran the same play the
opposite side for 4 yards one
play later to set up a perfectly-
called fake end around/QB
keeper by Crowley (7 carries, 9
yards) that surprised Chiles and
picked up 20 yards down to the
3-yard line. Wesley Brandon (3
carries, 4 yards, 1 TD) entered
the game at QB in the wildcat
formation and took the direct
snap before following big Josh
Wells and his offensive line into
the endzone for a quick 6-0 lead
(a bad snap forced Hill to throw
incomplete on an impromptu
2-point conversion try).
Less than 2 minutes into the
game the Bulldogs were leading
6-0 and their defense quickly
got the ball back when Houston
picked off a pass by Chiles QB
Being Givens (12 of 20, 181
3ards, 3 TD, 2 int.) over the
middle and returned it 63 yards
down to the Timberwolves' 16-
Tony Jackson (8 carries, 46
yards, 1 TD) was thrown for
a loss on an option play and
Crowley's pass was too long
for King, but Houston kept the
drive alive with a great 7-yard
run on a direct snap on 3rd and
Brandon picked up two yards
and Crowley (7 of 20, 100
yards, 1 TD, 2 int.) alertly found
Bulldog quarterback Ty Crowley (15) busts loose on a run (top) and boots a 24-
yard field goal (bottom).
Taylor County High lineman Jesse Braswell (54) runs
running back James Houston (21).
a wide-open Kelvin Crocker for
a 3-yard TD pass (his first catch
of the year) just 6 minutes into
the game. Crowley's 2-point
pass was picked off to keep the
Big defensive plays by
Devonta Powe and Houston
helped the Bulldogs force
Chiles to go 3-and-out, and the
Timberwolves put themselves
in a deep hole when a low
snap forced their punter to
accidentally take a knee for
a 14-yard loss that gave the
Bulldogs a 1st and 10 from the
Chiles 11-yard line.
Houston took the wildcat
direct snap for two yards, King
ran an end around for two more,
but couldn't catch a 3rd down
pass from Crowley, who was
forced to make a 24-yard field
goal that made the score 15-0
with over 3 minutes to play in
the first quarter.
Jabahri Bishop made a big
tackle for no gain to start the
next drive and Jonathan Smith
tackled Givens for an 18-yard
loss on a fumbled snap, but
poor tackling and pass coverage
allowed Chiles to dig out of a
2nd and 28 hole with a 16-yard
screen pass and a wild 71-yard
completion off of a broken
play--as Givens scrambled to
avoid a sack and somehow
launched a Hail Mary pass to a
receiver that had gotten behind
the Bulldog secondary.
The play was negated with
The Taylor County Middle
School's football game at
Suwannee last Thursday was
canceled due to lightning.
Bulldog Coach Bobby Glass
said he hopes to make the
contest up later in the season.
TCMS was slated to play
Florida High on Tuesday in
The Perry Soccer Association
will hold registration Sept. 14-
25 for kids, ages 4-11.
Registration will be held
at The Fair Store or Taylor
Photography. The cost is $40
Soccer games will not begin
until after recreation football is
For more information call
584-9418 or 584-6438.
offsetting penalties, as Chiles
was hit with an illegal forward
pass (thrown past the line of
scrimmage), but bailed out by a
late hit on the QB (roughing the
On the next 3rd and 12 play,
Smith was just a second too
late getting to the QB and Jalen
Jackson made a big hit on the
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BULLDOGS and Cotye Riley making a huge clipping penalty after the fumble.
Continued from page 7 stop of Givens on 4th and goal Hill saved a touchdown by
S___from the 7. knocking down a pass in the
receiver, but Chiles hung on for Taylor County took over deep endzone, but Givens completed
a huge 21-yard gain. in their own territory and went a 14-yard pass and then got a
However, the Bulldogs backwards, as Crowley was favorable call on a questionable
stopped the drive two plays later stuffed for no gain, Houston was completion of a low pass in
when Brandon tipped a pass into thrown for a four-yard loss down the endzone that was ruled a
the air and picked it off for the to the 1 and an incomplete pass TD and allowed Chiles to pull
Wesley Brandon (5) runs for daylight while Chase Stephens (17) comes on to block.
second interception of the night. to Hill forced Crowley's 39-yard
A speed option to Jackson punt from his own endzone.
picked up 5 and Crowley busted This was the momentum
loose up the middle for 25 Chiles needed, as five straight
yards on an option keeper, but running plays and that many or
it was called back on an illegal more missed tackles allowed
procedure penalty. the Timberwolves to pick up 40
That penalty killed the drive, yards and a touchdown on a 14-
despite nice runs by Jackson yard run that cut the lead to 15-7
and King, when Brandon tried a with 1:32 remaining in the half.
run up the middle on a wildcat A big 22-yard kickoff return
direct snap play that was sniffed by Hill and a 15-yard late hit
out for a 1-yard loss on a crucial penalty on Chiles gave the
4th and 1 play from midfield. Bulldogs 1st and 10 from the
George Gant, Smith and 42, but a procedure penalty and
Bishop made standout defensive Crowley's keeper for a 2-yard
plays on the next series, when loss put the 'Dogs in a hole.
Chiles drove from the Taylor 48 Crowley was nearly picked off
down to the 6-yard line before on a 2nd down pass to King and
Coach Steve Price's defense then was sacked and fumbled
bowed up and stopped the for a 10-yard loss on 3rd and 17.
Timberwolves on three straight The fumble was picked up
plays from inside their own 10- and returned 35 yards for a
yard line--capped off by Gant touchdown, but called back on a
The U.S. Food and Drug
Tuesday a ban on cigarettes
with flavors characterizing
fruit, candy or clove. The ban,
authorized by the new Family
Smoking Prevention and
Tobacco Control Act, is part
of a national effort by the FDA
to reduce smoking in America.
Smoking is the leading
preventable cause of death in
The FDA's ban on candy
and fruit-flavored cigarettes,
effective Tuesday, "highlights
the importance of reducing the
number of children who start
to smoke, and who become
addicted to dangerous tobacco
products," FDA officials said.
The FDA is also examining
options for regulating both
menthol cigarettes and flavored
tobacco products other than
"Almost 90 percent of
adult smokers start smoking
as teenagers. These flavored
cigarettes are a gateway for
many children and young adults
to become regular smokers,"
said FDA Commissioner
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.
"The FDA will utilize regulatory
authority to reduce the burden
of illness and death caused by
tobacco products to enhance our
Nation's public health."
Flavors make cigarettes
and other tobacco products
more appealing to youth, FDA
officials said. Studies have
shown that 17 year old smokers
are three times as likely to use
flavored cigarettes as smokers
over the age of 25.
attract and allure kids into
lifetime addiction," said U.S.
Department of Health and
Human Services Assistant
Secretary for Health Howard K.
Koh, M.D., M.P.H. "FDA's ban
on these cigarettes will break
that cycle for the more than
3,600 young people who start
The FDA is taking several
steps to enforce the ban. A letter
recently sent to the tobacco
industry provided information
about the law, and explained
that any company which
continues to make, ship or sell
such products may be subject to
FDA enforcement actions.
The FDA has also made
available today an advisory to
parents on the risks associated
with flavored tobacco products.
"Youth are twice as likely
to report seeing advertising
for these flavored products as
adults are," said Dr. Joshua
Sharfstein, a pediatrician and
the FDA Principal Deputy
campaigns for products with
sweet candy and fruit flavors
can mislead young people into
thinking that these products are
less addictive and less harmful."
The FDA encourages
consumers to report continuing
sales of flavored cigarettes
through a special tobacco
and Web site (www.fda.gov/
within 15-13 with 4.2 seconds
remaining on the clock.
Smith and Issac Nelson made
big plays to force Chiles to punt
to start the second half, but
the Timberwolves scored on
defense three plays later when
Crowley was picked off on a
3rd and 17 pass to King and the
ball was returned 38 yards for
a touchdown. A two-point pass
play helped give Chiles their
first lead of the night, 21-15,
2:20 into the third quarter.
Taylor County answered back,
as Jackson brought the near-
capacity Dorsett Stadium crowd
to their feet with an awesome cut-
back that left defenders grasping
air on an 11-yard TD run. His
score was set up by Houston's
10-yard kickoff return, a fantastic
32-yard end around run by King
and Jackson's own 17-yard run,
as well as a short option keeper
by Crowley, who booted the PAT
to give the Bulldogs a slim 22-
21 lead with 8:05 left in the 3rd
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y an 11-yard run up the gut of half) before ending the game
he Bulldog defense. with two incompletions and
Trailing 39-22, Crowley his seventh interception of the
completed one more 13-yard season with two minutes to play
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Powe and Calvin Bass, good b
blocking by Chiles prevented tl
any Bulldog defender from
laying a hand on the receiver c
on a 3rd and 12 play that saw p
Givens complete a bubble
screen that was taken 62 yards
untouched for a touchdown.
The 2-point pass failed and
Chiles once aqain led 27-22
with 5:49 left in the 3rd quarter.
The Bulldogs managed to
pick up a first down thanks
to a penalty, but Jackson and
Houston couldn't find any
blocking help on short runs and
Crowley's third down screen
pass to Jackson was sniffed out
for no gain.
Crowley's fantastic 42-yard
punt out of bounds pinned the
Timberwolves deep, but the
Taylor County defense seemed
to run out of gas, as Chiles
went almost exclusively to the
running game and pounded
out 10 runs in 11 plays to
move from their own 6-yard
line down to the Bulldogs' 31
before surprising the Bulldog
secondary with a 31-yard TD
pass to a receiver who got
behind everyone on 2nd and 10.
Fred Florence made amends
by knocking down the 2-point
pass, but Chiles had a 33-22
lead with 9:28 to play in the
game and did just enough to
keep the Bulldogs from scoring
the rest of the way.
Jackson (who averaged 5.75
yards per carry) and King (who
averaged 19 yards per touch
with 152 yards on 3 carries and
5 receptions) did show off their
skills in the final three series,
as Jackson broke 6 tackles on a
15-yard kickoff return and King
caught an awesome 42-yard
mini-post pass from Crowley,
who narrowly missed a 42-yard
field goal to end the drive.
Bishop and Powe sacked
Givens to give the Bulldogs
another chance at the
comeback, but Crowley had
three straight incomplete passes
before hooking up with King
on a 14-yard slant pass, an 11-
yard swing pass and a 10-yard
completion on a drag route. But,
King fumbled the ball away and
Chiles added aii in'ur'ance T"E
on another long, bruising series
that featured seven straight
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Taylor County native
William Rollings and his wife,
Grenna, have founded The
Rollings Foundation, a non-
profit organization that is
working to "fight hunger and
feed minds" in South Africa.
Established in Dallas, Texas,
in 2008, the foundation
recently helped with the annual
"Taking the Chill Out of Winter
Drive" coordinated by the
"Reaching Thru Giving
Ministry" and donated 31 pairs
of new school shoes for
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Food packages are
distributed to local
students who attend the
Ikhwezi Primary School.
"We believe that all people
deserve the opportunity to live
a healthy and productive life.
The Rollings Foundation aims
to remove those barriers that
prevent children from receiving
a quality education and living a
healthy lifestyle," (William)
So far in 2009, the
foundation has provided school
uniforms to elementary and
high school students as well as
school lunches at Bechet High
"Your donations to the
foundation can make a
difference. A $1 donation will
provide lunch to one student
per day; $3 will provide one
student with school supplies for
the year; $10 will provide one
family with a food package to
meet basic nutritional needs or
will provide annual tuition fees
for one elementary student; and
$20 will provide tuition fees for
one high school student or will
provide a school uniform for a
student," Rollings noted.
He is the son of William and
Estic Rollings Sr. of Perry and
a 1987 graduate of Taylor
County High School.
He and his family live in
Texas and recently returned to
Perry in honor of his
mother's retirement celebration
recognizing her 40 years of
service to the Taylor County
To make a donation to the
foundation, visit the Web site
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20 years of service
The City of Perry recently recognized school crossing guard Marva Edwards for 20 years of service. Shown
above presenting a certificate to Edwards (center) are City Finance Director Penny Staffney, left, and City
Council Member Alphonso Dowdell.
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located in Walmart, along with
thousands of SmartStyle
stylists nationwide, will
contribute their time to give
more than 6,000 haircuts to
raise money for breast cancer
research during the 12th annual
SmartStyle "Clip for the Cure"
Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Stylists will offer $10
haircuts at the salon throughout
the day. SmartStyle is also
selling breast cancer awareness
purses for a $1 donation.
From Oct. 3-17, 10 percent
of net proceeds from the sale of
Regis Designline haircare
products will be contributed to
"So many of our stylists,
customers and their loved ones
have been affected by breast
cancer," said SmartStyle
President John Briggs. "We
hold this event to raise fr nds to
help fight the disease and also
to raise awareness of
the importance of early
To date, Regis Corporation
stylists have raised more than
$6 million for breast cancer
For more information,
contact Salon Manager Ebony
Oliver at 838-2905.
'Scallop' cake wins RBest in ShowA. at .fair
A confectionary concoction shaped like a giant
scallop won top honors at the annual cake and pie
Steinhatchee bid farewell to
the 2009 scallop season with
the annual Shells & Scales
Community Fair Sept. 5.
Allen Fink won "Best in
Show" for a cake shaped like a
scallop and Tammy Austen
took home the top award for
her pie entry.
"We appreciate our
judges--Bruce Ratliff, the Rev.
Glenda Brayman, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Jackson, Melody Cox,
Chris Owen and Matt Salmons.
They did a great job," Rhoda
Moehring, president of the
Projects Board, said.
"We would also like to thank
our volunteers from the
Steinhatchee Garden Club,
Beta Sigma Phi, Steinhatchee
AARP Chapter and
Projects Board," she continued.
"Jonathan Pank of the
Galloping Scallop Music Park
provided us with songs for the
day. Kids and adults alike tried
their hand at guessing when the
ice scallop would melt, bean
bag throws, pitch the glass, ring
toss and hula hoop contests.
Dixie County teens dunked
folks and cooled them off as
well as raised funds for their
"Susan Archibald, Bonnie
Heaton and Peggy Glass gave
us a chance to have a bridge
memory as they sold framed
pictures that included a nail
from the original bridge.
Orders are still being taken.
Our new pier was under
construction but folks were
invited to walk up.
"Julius and Billy Cooey fried
great mullet for our dinner.
Mullet were donated by the
Steinhatchee River Chamber
of Commerce. The chamber
organized its annual Mullet
Toss and Scallop Shucking
Contest with Audrey Switaski
and Patty Zurbrick tracking the
throws in their white boots. It
rained, but that only made them
slide farther so all had a great
time. We appreciate the
vendors and the variety of
items they brought to our
"A special thank you to Stan
and Jean Ridgeway and Linda
Johnson who arranged our
contests and games.
"AARP finished the evening
with an auction of attic
treasures. Steinhatchee hosted a
very active scallop season this
year. We hope all our visitors
found time spent in our
community a rewarding
experience and look forward to
2010," Moehring concluded.
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
Historic Perry Station.
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,
7 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: Forest Capital Hall. Call
584-6866 or visit on-line
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
monthly 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: meets the
second and fourth Wednesday of
every month at The Timbers. Call 843-
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 riee-irig 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.
Yarn Lovers Circle: first and third
Thursday, 9:30 a.m., public library.
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: Sun.,
Tues., Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 12 and
7 p.m. Catholic Church of the
Immaculate Conception (Parish
Center), 2750 S. Byron Butler Pkwy.
For questions, call: (877) 340-5096.
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,
8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
Reformers Unanimous: every
Friday, 7 p.m., at Charity Baptist
Church, 580 E. Highway 27.
.,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. Call 672-0626.
AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS
Ladies Auxiliary: third Saturday, 10
a.m., at 8839 U.S. 19 South.
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. Call 584-5725 or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second Tues.,
7 p.m. (American Legion building).
Add your group by calling 584-5513.
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p.m. and for the Friday, Perry News-Herald, is Wednesday by 5 p.m.
123 South Jefferson St.
Gently-used baby clothes, crib,
changing table, cradle, fashion jewelry,
self defense & security products,
antiques & collectibles, nutrition
products, local artist's paintings,
caricatures, crafts, etc. Lighthouse Mini
Shoppes, 105 E. Ellis St. (Old Depot
across from City Hall) Mon.-Fri. 9:30-
5:30, Sat. 8:30-2:30. 584-8800.
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Single antique head board and railings
$45; large solid oak desk with file
cabinets and shelves, chair rolls into
unit closes. Original cost $2,000 sell for
$400. Solid wood chest of drawers
Jenn Lynne $45; dryer $100; two end
tables with drawers $25 each; Have
double bed box springs and
mattress/great shape $125; antique
gold wrought iron bed frame $150; have
cargo trailer used to haul tools for
Neshat Construction, 2000 Model
Great shape $1,500.00 some shelves
built into it. 584-7870, 371-0068
For Sale: 2 spa pedicure chairs with 2
cart $500; 2 nail stations $100 each.
Please call 838-2773.
Old Taylor County & Jerkins
Old Silver Coins
Old Comic Books
Used Furniture (LR, DR, BR)
Taylor County Memorabilia
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For sale: 3 black powder 50 cal rifles,
one with scope. Call Lee 584-2827.
For sale: black lab puppies, AKC
registered. Parents on premises. Shots
and wormed. 1 male, 3 females, $300.
Adorable Dachshund puppies.
Wormed, shots from Vets. Born June
16. Parents on premises. 1 female - red,
2 males: 1 red, 1 black & tan. Price
reduced to sell. $250. 850-584-4455.
Aussie/Border Collie Cross puppies, 9
weeks old, 1 female/1 male, includes
first 2 sets of shots and worming - $75,
Call 584-5414 for pricing and details.
Peking ducks for sale. 584-7990.
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap Metals!!
State Certified Scales
Mobile home wheels and and tires, call
584-7003 or (850) 838-5665 (cell).
Aged Inventory with good discounts
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Looking for roommate to share large
house with pool in Perry Female
preferred. $N50 mo.- include cable,
water and electric. Closa to town. Must
have references. Call 843-1300 or 584-
For rent: Remote 2 bd/1 bath cypress
home settled on 5 acres of woodland.
Located on the banks of the Aucilla
River at Aucilla River Estates 30 miles
south of Tallahassee or 22 miles north
from Perry. Hardwood floors
throughout. All new appliances
w/dishwasher. Island gas range, central
heat & air, washer, dryer. Huge wooden
deck overlooking river, you can fish
right from the deck. Floating dock
where you hitch your Jon boat to while
you fish the Aucilla River. $600 monthly
with $300 security deposit. Pets
welcome. Contact Tony Chambers for
info 850-584-5959. email:
firstname.lastname@example.org for pictures of the
home and property.
2 BR/1 BA Whispering Pines. $375 per
month + deposit. 584-9288.
2 BD/2 BA trailer w/AC, small party in
the city. No dogs, $400 month, $200
$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.
For rent or sale Modular home, 3 BR/2
Ba, dining, large lot, air. 315 Crit Jon'es
Drive, Perry $600 mo, 1st and last
month. 850-210-8439, 321-455-6458,
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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
IFORRE T 1 FORRE T I
Efficiency apartment for rent. furnished,
$130 weekly, $300 sec. deposit. Water,
cable, electric included. No pets. 584-
6256 or 843-1300.
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
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. 850-672-0973.
202 S. Arena St. Nice house, 2 BD/1
BA, $595 mo. 850-672-0973.
Small RV for rent. includes power, water
and cable. $100 per week. 1st and last.
Just outside city limits. 843-0883.
Steinhatchee Park Models. Furnished
or unfurnished. $700 month includes
electric, city water, Directv. Five blocks
to Gulf. Mary Ross, Sales, Herring
For sale or rent: small 3 BD/1 BA house
on 1 acre, no laundry facility, no pets,
Rent $575 plus $575 deposit. For sale
1 bed/1 bath, no laundry facility. $425
deposit and $425 per month. No pets,
2 bed/1 bath house with family room,
laundry room, car garage. $650 deposit
and $650 month, 223-3369.
Taking applications for 2 bedroom 1
bath mobile home $300 deposit and
$450 month rent; 1 bedroom 1 bath
mobile hotne $300 deposit,,$325 lent;
small '2 bedroom park' model $300
deposit $350 rent. references required.
All homes set up in Everetts Mobile
Home Park. Water, sewer and garbage
included in rent. Apply in person
Monday - Wednesday ask for Ms. Betty.
Steinhatchee Place Resort - Furnished
1 and 2 bedroom Condos for Rent.
$550-$700 + utilities. Included in price -
Cable, internet and hot tub in
Steinhatchee. Call 1-352-498-7740.
Furnished trailer for rent. Utilities,
satalite TV & trash collection included.
1 or 2 adults only, no pets, no children.
$150 per week and $150 deposit. Call
REDUCED PRICE - 1 & 2 Bedroom
Apartments. 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.
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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, $90 weekly, $290
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-584-5235.
Furnished 2 room apt for rent. 1 or 2
adults, no pets, no children. Trash
collection, utilities and satellite TV
included. $150 per week, plus $150
For rent Modular home, 3 BR/2 Ba,
dinning, large lot, air. 315 Crit Jones
Drive, Perry $600 mo, 1st and last
month. 850-210-8439, 321-455-6458,
Remodeled 1 bed apartment fully
furnished, Microwave, TV, DVD player,
all utilities incl. Light, cable, water. $150
week or $600 month, $100 deposit. Call
850-926-3613 or 850-519-3442.
3/1.5 brick home with 1 ac., $96,000;
2/1 frame home w/2 ac., $60,000
3/2 brick home w/10 ac.; $155,000
Call Wendy Slaughter, Realtor, 838-
Nature Coast, Inc., Keith Rowell,
3/2 DWMH w/1 ac., $99,500
3/2 DWMH w/1 ac., $90,000
3/2 DWMH w/3 ac.; $108,000
Call Wendy Slaughter, Realtor, 838-
Nature Coast, Inc., Keith Rowell,
3/1 brick home $118,000
2/1 block home w/2 ac. $164,000
3/2 historical home; $74,000
Call Wendy Slaughter, Realtor, 838-
Nature Coast, Inc., Keith Rowell,
9/23, 10/2 � 4
1ST TIME BUYERS STIMULUS
Brick 3BD/2BA, covered patio, carport,
barn with floor and electric.
Landscaped, fenced yard, corner lot
with 1.76 acres. Cemented sidewalks
and circular drive. New roof, new hot
water heater, commercial grade carpet,
cabinet galore! Great location. Must
see @ 3281 Sullivan Road, corner of
Houck Road, Perry, $129,500. Call 584-
9486 or 407-791-0246.
FOR SALE BY OWNER:
5.66 acres on Azalea Rd.-1000 sq. ft.
home, furnished, 8 x 10 metal
outbuilding wired and insulated, metal
carport, green house, 1050 gallon
septic tank, 4" well w/2 pumps, well
house. Call 672-2330 or 223-2840 for
details. Shown by appointment only.
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-
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Swamp tires 75-80% of tread left.
Asking $440. Call 838-6744.
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2004 Saturn ION Coupe. Sun roof,
leather, black, nice car. $4,800. 584-
2270 or 843-7763.
1984 GMC 1 ton dually. PS,. PB,
automatic. Good condition. An excellent
work truck. $1,850. 584-4455.
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* Private desk space
* Computers and printers provided
* No desk fees
* No transaction fees
* Graduated commission splits
* Must have a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate or Broker License
* Must possess excellent customer service skills
* Must portray a spirit of cooperation and be a team player
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ATTENTION TAYLOR COUNTY
Are you 55+, unemployed,
living on low Income and
having difficult finding a jobP
If you meet income guidelines,
we may be able to help by providing
paid training opportunities!
For more information call
(850)-342-0242 X231 OR (850)-973-9922
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Land for sale, 221 North 1
Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo
Rd. 1 acre lots with paved roads
financing available. Please ca
658-1346 or (850) 584-7466.
For Sale Mobile Home. Needs
work. 3 bedrooms/2 baths o
acres. $83,000 as is or $87,00
finished, , 223-3369,
Selling to due to health cc
Remington 410 gauge mode
factory engraved, new in the
sell for dealer cost. Also, 2 -
pumps, 1, 12 gage double, 1 -
double, 1 Remington 742, M1
made by Inland, 1 Thompson
Hawkins. Call Tom in Mayo
Are you looking for someone
help with you or your loved a
We offer assistance wit
Personal Care, Shoppin
Medicine Reminders, e
Contact Amy Cruce
Mon. - Fri, 8-6
For sale: four 285/16 TSI
between MDS/Care Plan Coordinator
Parker MDS/CPC needed at Madison
s. Owner Nursing Center; RN with a FL state
all (386) license in good standing. Two years
experience required along with strong
assessment, analytical, and
organizational skills. Competitive
s a little wages and good benefit package.
n 15.62 Fax resume Peggy Powers, RN DON or
0 when JoAnn Gnewuch, NHA at 850-973-
2667 or apply in person.
S Help wanted: Mature person for part-
time landscaping work at The Timbers
of Perry. Call between 10 a.m. and 6
concerns: p.m. 584-7990.
el 1100, 9/23 TOP
12 gage Experinced Mechanics Helper &
16 gage Laborer needed in Lime Rock Mine.
Carbine Must be dependable and have a valid
n Center driver lisence. Drug test required. Apply
386-294- in person at A-Mining Group; 19080 W.
US 98 Lamont, FL 32336. 584-4131
Avon needs reps in this area. Only
$10.00 start-up fee. Call BJ at 584-
le to 6289 or 843-2605 buy or sell!
th: Prosper during recession! Alternator,
Starter & Solenoid rebuild equipment.
9g, Includes all teardown, cleaning,
tc. finishing, testing and assembly
equipment. Also, finished inventory &
F new parts, as well as training by 25
year veteran. A turnkey operation for
someone who is willing to work. $6500,
call Neal at 352-463-0506
L Super 9/11-9/30
I, Jerry Creech, will no longer be
responsible for any debts accrued by
Sherry L. Creech, or any other debts
other than my own effective April 13,
I, Anthony Winchester Jr., will no
longer be responsible for any debts
other than my own.
J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed and insured. Free estimates.
We also grind stumps. Call today 838-
1280. Firewood for sale.
Let me clean your home or office.
Reasonable rates. Call Melinda at 223-
Need your house or office cleaned?
Call Violet at 843-1112.
& CARPET CLEANING
Dries in 3-4 hours ,
- Tile Floors -
- Pet Odors'-
Take a break! Let me clean your home
or office. Reasonable rates. Call cell
295-0605 and leave message if no
All general clean-up services. Roofs,
gutters, lawns, etc. 40 years
experience. 10% off senior citizens.
Senior Man - C.F. "Jim" Hopkins 584-
Pressure Washing-Reasonable Rates
Single wide - $45; Double wide - $90
584-6925 or 584-9215
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.
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wood available, Mobile Home Repairs,
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Notice is hereby given to Juan C.
Gonzolez unless payment is made on
1997 Pontiac Grand Am VIN:
1G2NE52M8VC707832 for towing &
storage charges on 7/24/2009.
Vehicle will be auctioned on the 8th
day of October, 2009 @ 10 am at
Thomas Chevrolet, 2128 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy, Perry, FL, (850) 584-6221
per F.S. 713.585
Notice Is hereby given to Jeffery Dole
Johnson unless payment Is made on
2001 Hyundai Accent VIN:
KMHCG45C81U188548 for towing &
storage charges on 8/30/2009.
Vehicle will be auctioned on the 8th
day of October, 2009 @ 10 am at
Thomas Chevrolet, 2128 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy, Perry, FL, (850) 584-6221
per F.S. 713.585
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 3rd
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY
Litton Loan Servicing, LP.,
Roger Hardy And Martha Musselwhite
Hardy, His Wife; Household Finance
Case #: 2008-CA-000736
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
an Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated August 27, 2009,
entered In Civil Case No. 2008-CA-
000736 of the Circuit Court of the 3rd
Judicial Circuit In and for Taylor
County, Florida, wherein Litton Loan
Servicing, LP., Plaintiff and Roger
Hardy And Martha Musselwhite
Hardy, His Wife are defendantss, I
will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash, AT THE WEST DOOR OF THE
TAYLOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
LOCATED AT 108 NORTH JEFFERSON,
PERRY, TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA,
BETWEEN 11:00 A.M. AND 2:00 P.M. on
October 1, 2009, the following
described property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to-wit:
COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST
CORNER OF BLOCK 40, RUN WEST 100
FEET, RUN SOUTH 52.5 FEET, RUN EAST
100 FEET, RUN NORTH 52.5 FEET TO THE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
In Re: The Estate f: .
WILLIAM ELMER ROLLS,
Case No. 09-589-CP
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
You are hereby notified that on Order
of Summary Admlnistration has been
PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE
Handy Rental located at 900
Industrial Park Dr. Perry, Florida 32348
announces a public sale of contents
of self storage units:
B17, Donnie Revis - 1103 N. Quincy St-
Perry, FL 32347 and C6, Joni Thomas;
1141 Woodland Dr. 32348.
The contents being listed at
Contents will be sold or disposed of
on or after September 30, 2009.
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POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL IN THE entered in the Estate of WILLIAM'
STEINHATCHEE SUBDIVISION AS PER ELMER ROLLS, deceased, File Number
PLAT ON RECORD IN THE TAYLOR 2009-589-CP, by the Circuit Court for
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, ALSO Taylor County, Florida, Probate:
KNOWN AS LOT "I" OF AN Division, the address of which Is Post'
UNRECORDED PLAT OF A PORTION OF Office Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348,;
SAID BLOCK 40 OF THE STEINHATCHEE that the decedentis date of death:
SUBDIVISION. was August 27, 2009; that the total
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST value of the estate Is less than:
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF $75,000.00 and that the names and
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY addresses of those to whom It has
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS been assigned by such order are:
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN RESSA ROLLS CARTER
60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 857 Savannah Highway
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A Newlngton, Georgia 30446
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY WILLIAM NEWTON
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO 7499 Old Louisville Road
PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, Guyton, Georgia 31312
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO SHERRY CARTER
YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN 2866 Highway 19 North
ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT Pembroke, Georgia 31321
TAYLOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 108 HENRY NEWTON
NORTH JEFFERSON STREET, PERRY, FL 163 Clyde Road
32347 WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF Springfield, Georiga 31329
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE OF ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
SALE: IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED NOTIFIED THAT:
CALL: 1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE All creditors of the estate of the
VOICE IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955- decedent and persons having claims
8770 or demands against the estate of the
DATED at PERRY, Florida, this 28th day decedent other than those for whom
of August, 2009. provision for full payment was made
ANNIE MAE MURPHY In the Order of Summary
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Administration must file their claims
Taylor County, Florida with this Court WITHIN THE TIME-
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, CODE.
Suite 112 ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
Tampa, Florida 33618 FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
08-111455 NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD.
BY: Marti Lee SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED.
Deputy Clerk TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
9/23, 9/30 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
The date of first publication of this
LEGAL NOTICE notice is: SEPTEMBER 23, 2009.
There will be a Contractors meeting SMITH & SMITH
held on Thursday, October 1; 2009; 'ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.A.
beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Suwannee MICHAEL S. SMITH
River Economic Council, Inc., Senior Attorney for Personal Representative-
Center Building, 1171 Nobles: Ferry Florida Bar No. 169621
Road, Building #1, Live Oak, Florida. P.O. Drawer 579
This meeting Is very Important If you Perry, Florida 32348
have Intentions of participating as a Telephone: (850) 584-3812
contractor with the Home Repair Fax: (850) 584-7148
Programs for SREC, Inc. RESSA ROLLS CARTER
9/23 857 Savannah Highway
Newington, Georgia 30446
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B-4 Taco Times September 23, 2009
Project aims to address economic crisis by connecting
people in distress with resources and provide the
community with opportunities to give time, assistance
"Never give up hope--
together, we'll get through
tough times" was the spirit in
the air as United Way of the Big
Bend (UWBB) and dozens of
partners launched the HELP &
HOPE project in Tallahassee
thousands, of Big Bend
residents have for the first time
in their lives experienced
economic crisis, and the HELP
& HOPE project aims to meet
the challenge head on," said
Ken Armstrong, UWBB
"The HELP & HOPE project
won't be successful because of
our United Way--success will
depend on the community
embracing the idea. Everyone
knows that times are hard. For
the UWBB Board to step up
and commit $20,000 from
reserves to get HELP & HOPE
off the ground is a powerful
"HELP & HOPE's mission is
to connect those experiencing
crisis due to the current
economic recession with
existing and new resources
needed to hasten their return to
economic independence," he
convinced this is the
way the country is going to be
able to come out of this
economic distress," said Bob
Feagin, Holland & Knight
partner. "Instead of focusing on
who is to blame for these
problems, I believe it is
imperative to give support to
the victims of these problems.
And, because HELP & HOPE
will be addressing these issues
in this manner. I have seen
nothing but a positive response.
I didn't know anybody other
than the UWBB who could
better give a good assessment
on how our community is
doing during these tough times.
They have the best connections
in the Big Bend community
with service providers, as well
as private and public
organizations that support
service providers who lead this
Armstrong noted that "The
belief is that all across the
eight counties served by
UWBB, including Taylor,
are individuals, businesses,
churches, service clubs, civic
organizations and non-profit
groups who would be willing to
do something very special...if
they knew what was needed
and how to step forward."
"We have received 25,342
calls to our help line 2-1-1, and
general calls for assistance
have increased by 18 percent in
our last fiscal year (July 2008
through June 2009)," said
Randy Nicklaus, 2-1-1 Big
Bend president. "Calls about
utility assistance have gone up
34 percent, calls about rent or
housing assistance have
increased 18 percent, calls
about food assistance went up
42 percent, and calls about
emergency shelter have
increased by 10 percent. We
help assess the callers' needs by
assisting them with the issue
that they are calling about and
asking an additional series of
questions. We want to make
sure there aren't any other
problems the caller is going
through that we can help with,
because sometimes they are
calling about one problem, but
they really have multiple
problems they are dealing with.
We offer them referrals based
on their needs. If one avenue of
help can no longer provide
assistance, we try to think
outside the box with creative
For more information on
how to request help and
offer to help, visit on-line
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