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March 23, 2011
50th year, No. 11
Serving the Tree Capital of the South S' -
A local businessman is
offering a $200 reward for
information leading to the arrest
of the persons) responsible
for throwing rocks through
windows at several downtown
James Musselwhite said that
windows at Ryan's Barbershop
and other downtown businesses
have been broken several times
recently, the latest on Sunday
He said the incidents have
cost him more than $3,000 in
damages and he has been forced
to install a security system.
He said the reward will be
in cash and the informant can
Anyone with information
may call 843-0743 or 838-6077.
Taylor County Walks
begins April 5
Those interested in taking
part in the 2011 Taylor County
Walks are reminded to register
The six-week program
encourages everyone to take
part by walking at least three
times a week between April 5
and May 20.
"Every person who attends
the opening ceremony, closing
ceremony and walks at least 3
times a week for 6 weeks--on
their own time--is entered into
the drawing for awesome prizes
such as Wii Fit, XBox Dance
Kinect, exercise equipment,
jewelry, gift cards, trips and so
much more," Event Chairperson
Deidra Newman said.
Register online at www.
or call Taylor Medical Center at
A mandatory team captain
meeting has been set for
Monday, April 4, at 5:15 p.m. at
Taylor Medical Center. Captains
will receive team packets and
pedometers at this meeting.
Red Cross volunteers
The Capital Area Chapter
of the American Red Cross is
seeking individuals interested
in becoming registered disaster
A training session has been
scheduled for Saturday, March
26, at First Methodist Church.
The training will last four hours,
between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30
p.m., and is free to attend.
You can fill out an online
application at www.tallyredcross.
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City puts contractor on notice
The City of Perry served
contractor Ben Withers notice
Tuesday that he has 10 days
to begin work correcting four
major problems in the newly
installed sewer system in
Granger Subdivision or else
face a claim against the bond
insuring the work.
City engineers also presented
Withers with a letter stating that
four sections of the mains were
not built to specifications. The
engineers further stated that
they could not certify to the
Department of Environmental
Protection (DEP) that the lines
were installed according to the
plans and specifications.
"Without that certification,
nobody can hook up to the
system and it cannot be put into
operation. And that means that
until those are fixed, the project
is at a standstill," City Manager
Bob Brown said.
"In our letter, the city informed
the contractor that if he was not
going to fix the lines, we would
consider him in default and
that he had abandoned the job,
and we would make a claim
on the bond to bring in another
contractor to finish the job."
The Granger sewer project-
originally slated to take only
six months to complete-has
entered its 16th month.
"Construction began Dec.
7, 2009. It was originally
supposed to be completed
in June 2010. However, due
to unforeseen conditions-
including huge rock fields
that were not expected-we
granted an extension that set the
completion date to September..
"The contractor went into the
penalty phase Sept. 13 and has
accrued more than $150,000
in penalty fines since then. He
hasn't been paid since October
and we told him that we weren't
going to process any pay request
until he fixed the lines he has
already been paid for," Brown
"He has made a few minor
repairs, but he hasn't addressed
the major issues that everybody
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Spring Break 2011
A number of local children were quick to take advantage of Spring Break, enjoying the sun, sand and water near
Hodges Park at Keaton Beach Friday afternoon. They were not the only ones, with teenagers and parents filling in
the rest of the beach, either sunbathing, picnicking or trying to catch a bit of dinner for themselves just off shore.
Taylor County students will return to class Monday, March 28.
For economic development
knew were major issues at our
Dec. 6 meeting. He has been
avoiding the four elephants in
the room, so to speak."
As for Tuesday's meeting,
Brown said that Withers
maintains that the system will
"Our contention is that they
are not built to plans and specs,
and that they will not work
long-term. If we accepted the
project as it is now, it would
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"Wrong time, wrong place"
appears to apply in the case
of a Tallahassee man who
discharged a firearm into the
air Friday night just one block
away from two officers involved
in a foot chase.
The incident happened in the
area of Willow Street around 11
p.m. March 18.
Perry Police Department
(PPD) Ptl. Chuck Geyer and
Sgt. Lin Gray were searching
for a .subject who had fled on
foot following a traffic stop in
the 900 block of West Hampton
Springs Avenue when Gray
heard two gunshots coming
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County partners with Madison, Suwannee
Taylor County is joining
Madison and Suwannee
counties in creating a Tri-
County Economic Group in
order to hire a consultant to help
locate new businesses in the
As part of the agreement,
the county commission agreed
to fund one third, or $30,000
annually, of the consultant's
salary and travel expenses.
The money will come from the
county's economic development
fund, which currently holds
Commissioners approved the
interlocal agreement at their
meeting on March 7 in a 4-1
vote, with Commissioner
Pam Feagle voting against the
"The opportunity here is
collaboration between two other
[counties] in jump-starting our
economic development results,"
Taylor County Economic
Developer Rick Breer said.
"Any consultant selected
would have existing site
selector company relationships,
a proven track record for
successful results in economic
development demonstrated by
number of jobs created and
amount added to tax base,
enough experience to raise the
capacity of the three economic
involved and the ability to
create economic development
results in the short term."
The Madison and Suwannee
commissions have also
approved the agreement and
Breer said he hopes the group
will hold its first meeting soon to
develop a request for proposals
to advertise for the consultant.
Each county has three
members on the nine-member
board, consisting of the county
administrator (or appointee), the
chair of the county's economic
and the county's principal
practitioner of economic
representatives will consist
of County Administrator
Jack Brown, Taylor County
(TCDA) Chairman Jim Bassett
At the March 7 meeting,
Feagle raised concerns over the
agreement, asking who decides
where prospects go. She also
pointed out that Madison and
Suwannee counties have access
to the interstate.
Breer admitted Taylor would
be at a "disadvantage" if
incoming businesses required
the interstate, but pointed to the
planning work accomplished
here, including Vision 2060,
as well as a manufacturing
workforce "puts us at an
advantage" for other businesses.
Feagle continued, stating the
county has "no guarantee" the
money invested in hiring the
consultant would result in new
Wiggins, who represents the
board on the TCDA, said if
businesses were to locate in
Madison or Suwannee County,
they could still hire Taylor
County residents to work there.
"Where I'm going to be--
and this is nothing personal
against you (Breer) and
nothing personal against your
board--is that we take the
money that we have been giving
to TCDA and if we were even
to think about adding another
$30,000, if we could afford it, I
would suggest we hire our own
economic developer," Feagle
said. "Somebody that's going to
be dedicated to us."
"I feel some comfort that
we have three members on the
board," Commissioner Malcolm
He, also pointed to a six-
month "escape clause" in the
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A 29-year-old Perry man was
arrested Friday after attempting
unemployment rate rose
in January to 12.4 percent,
remaining above the state
average of 11.9 percent.
The county's rate was 12.2
percent in December, down
slightly from November's mark
of 12.5 percent.
There were 1,153 people
unemployed in the county in
January out of a labor force
of 9,274, according to figures
released by the Agency for
called for security. Camps
attempted to leave the facility
to steal drugs from a locked but was confronted by two
narcotics cabinet at Doctors' security officers in the hospital
Memorial Hospital. parking lot.
The crime was captured When they informed him that
on surveillance video, which the police had been called, he
showed Jason Ricardo Camps allegedly said that he "wasn't
walking up to the cabinet, going back to jail" and then fled
prying open the locked flap and the area on foot.
pulling out packets of narcotics. Camps was later located
A nearby nurse took hiding in a bedroom closet at a
possession of the drugs and vacant home on Main Street.
Workforce Innovation (AWI). It
was the 16th straight month the
county has had more than 1,000
Meanwhile, the number of
reported initial unemployment
claims was 130 in January, the
most since July (170) and the
above December's mark of 120.
Compared to the 67 counties
across the state, Taylor had the
21st highest unemployment rate
in December. Flagler County
overtook Hendry County to top
He was placed under arrest
and transported to the Taylor
County Jail without incident.
During a subsequent interview,
Camps said that he "never
stuck nothing in my pockets,
never broke nothing, never stole
He also denied running from
the scene, stating that he merely
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the list with 16 percent while
Liberty and Monroe counties
had the lowest with 7.6 percent.
Among Taylor's neighbors,
Dixie County had the highest
unemployment rate with 13
percent, followed by Madison
County with 12.5 percent.
Below Taylor were Jefferson
County at 11.1 percent and
Lafayette at 9.2 percent. All
of the unemployment rates
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Free bluegrass festival tickets
Get ready to tap your toes at the ninth annual Florida
State Bluegrass Festival Thursday, March 31 through
Saturday, April 2, at Forest Capital State Park. Local
attorney Mike Smith, left, has donated 100 free tickets
for the event. To receive your complimentary weekend
pass, stop by the Chamber of Commerce today (limit
one person). Shown with Smith is festival coordinator
Man breaks into drug cabinet
while visiting relative in hospital
Taylor's unemployment rate continues
to top state average, 12.4% in January
A-2 Taco Times
March 23, 2011
from the office of Sen. Charles Dean
Session's second week
keeps Legislature busy
Editor's Note: The following
summary of the Legislature's
second week of business in
Tallahassee was featured in
Senator Charles Dean's weekly
newsletter, 'The Dean Document:'
which was distributed Friday.
It was a very busy week on
the floor of the Florida Senate.
The "Smart Cap" bill was
passed as were numerous bills
pertaining to the re-creation of
various trust funds.
The "Smart Cap" amendment
would place limits on state
revenues by tying annual
increases to inflation and
population growth. Under the
amendment language passed
by the Senate, the cap could
be broken in three ways. The
Legislature could vote to
reset the cap by a two-thirds
majority or temporarily bust
the cap for one year via a
three-fifths vote. Voters could
also reset or eliminate the cap
through another constitutional
A revenue cap currently
exists in the Constitution, but
the "smart cap" is deemed
necessary because the existing
cap is ineffective and has never
been threatened. If passed by
the House and signed by the
governor, the measure would be
placed before voters in the 2012
Among the many bills being
voted on was a measure to
insulate vehicle manufacturers
from liability in cases where a
product defect caused enhanced
injury following a crash. Senate
Bill 142 would allow the
manufacturer to bring evidence
explaining the causes of the
accidents when the driver's
actions may have contributed
to the cause of the enhanced
injury. Damages would then be
divvied up based on the degree
of fault. The measure would
allow juries to hear all the
evidence in a crash worthiness
case, including the details of
the crash, if a judge rules it is
Meanwhile, the Senate
Committee on Environmental
Protection and Conservation
had a hearing on new federal
water pollution standards and
the Environmental Protection
Agency's numeric nutrient
criteria. The committee also
passed a bill which requires
water management districts to
establish permitting programs
for urban redevelopment
projects and requires storm
water discharges in the
redevelopment areas to meet
state water standards. The
Committee also passed a bill
which designates the Barking
Tree Frog as the official state
The Senate will meet on the
floor of the Senate Chamber
twice [this] week and will
continue to hold committee
meetings throughout the week.
Among the bills sponsored
by Senator Dean currently
on committee agendas are a
bill relating to pest control
(Senate Bill 1290) and a bill
on boater safety (Senate Bill
Finally, late on Friday,
state economists announced
incoming general revenue
will be $215.8 million lower
than previously expected,
increasing the state's budget
shortfall by just under 1
percent. The consensus revenue
estimate's lowered forecast was
blamed on a historically slow
recovery from the recession.
Furthermore, sales taxes have
not recovered as robustly as
Letters to the Editor
Farmers market to open
on South Jefferson Street
We are going to start a
farmers market here in Perry.
This is a non-profit thing so any
help to get the word out to the
community would be great.
The market will be located at
the vacant lot between Owens
Veterinarian office and the creek
on South Jefferson. The city
(Bob Brown) has graciously
allowed the market to be there
at no expense which will greatly
help encourage farmers to sell
It will be a "growers only"
market. The Florida Department
of Agriculture and Florida
Statutes allow anyone to sell
produce they grow without
permit or license. We encourage
anyone that grows vegetables
to participate especially
younger folks. Only Taylor
County residents are allowed to
participate in the market.
I have made a Facebook page
"Perry Downtown Farmer's
Market" that will allow farmers
to contact me or post a comment
to let the community know what
produce will be coming in at
what time and also get feedback
from the community.
Anyone wishing to participate
can go by City Hall and pick up
a copy of the "Vendor Rules."
They simply have to sign the
form, have it notarized and they
will be provided a copy to keep
at their stand for inspection. At
this time the hours are 8 a.m. till
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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hours are set to enable farmers
to have the produce available
as soon as it is picked for
freshness. If you have any more
questions please contact me. At
this time a meeting is scheduled
for 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at
the market location.
Farmers are encouraged to
be there so they can ask any
questions, go over the vendor
rules and we will have a notary
present to help get things
started. Thanks for any help.
I dutifully answered the phone for it
seems I'm the only one at my house who
hears it ring.
The husband's brother said abruptly,
"Is he home?..it's important."
My brother-in-law usually has the
courtesy to ask how I am, check on the
children and offer some snide remark.
This time he did not so the phone call
struck me as curious, -
I walked toward the husband and said
somberly, "It's your brother...he says it's
He looked at me quizzically and sat
"Hello," he said and a long pause
Then the husband said incredulously,
"What?" as he listened for more long
I'm sitting there worrying for it's what
"Oh man," the husband said with deep
remorse and angst.
I clutched my heart fearing an unknown
"What can be done?" the husband then
asked, and I sat down.
I know it is impolite to stare at another
individual while he is having a phone
conversation, but I'm the wife and I felt
my support might be needed.
"This is horrible," he added.
I was conjuring horrible images; it's
what I do.
More minutes passed.
"How is Dave?" was the husband's next
Dave, I thought to myself. There's
nobody in our family named Dave. It
must be a high school friend in crisis. Or
a neighbor. Or a childhood acquaintance.
We've always thought the husband's
brother wouldd be a professional mourner;
he reads: the obituary pages religiously
and knows most of the people. Was this
just another random opportunity for
Their conversation continued, but there
was little more for me to hear. Finally
the husband said, "Call me tomorrow
when you.know more. I appreciate it."
I'm sitting there blank-faced, expecting
He reports, like Walter Cronkite, "The
dam at Dave's lake has broken and it is
tragic. He had that lake down to a fine
science--the levels, the species--and now
there are big bass dying while he fights
against the clock to save them."
I was speechless and then almost
angry. I sat there, jerking my head from
:ragedy of epic
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
left to right, inquiring of the husband,
"All this was about fish?"
He was shocked at my reaction.
"Not just fish, Susan," he said rather
disrespectfully. "Trophy bass."
I closed my eyes, crossed my arms
and rose to leave the room. Here I was
ready to lend comfort, and I learn that
the grand emergency has gills.
i !;l ow_, Dye, you see; he is a very
likeable, unassuming soul despite the
fact that he didn't have to seek gainful
employment after he finished college.
In addition to a gazillion dollars, his
family owned so much land that he's
been appointed responsibilities toward
managing it. It's a job, to be sure, and
he does it well. But, as you know, it's
always more difficult to be sympathetic
toward the billionaire.
"Dave has endless resources," I said,
like a mother telling a child that Lassie
isn't going to die during that day's
television episode. "I'm sure Dave can
throw some money at this problem and
"No, that's just it," the husband said.
"The dam is compromised at its base.
There is no way to fix it until the lake is
drained. Dave's had experts from three
states there trying to develop a strategy.
Now he's got a fishery biologist on site
with an electric gun, stunning the fish so
he can transport them to another lake."
"They're doing what?" I asked.
He spoke slowly since I'm intellectually
challenged. "They shoot the fish with
an electric gun which stuns them long
enough to transport them to another
lake on the property--it saves their
I regret my expression. I had not
considered laughing, even quietly, until
then and I knew it was inappropriate.
"It's a tragedy," he repeated with all
seriousness. "Dave is in deep depression
--this is his life's work washing away."
"Well, my gosh, there was a tsunami
in Japan last week. I'm sorry I cannot
be overwrought with concern for these
"Everyone's tragedy is their own,"
he said, drawing from the years he
languished in philosophy class.
And so it is. The husband, Dave, even
the bass know that what happened in
Japan is of much greater proportions
than what happened on this lake in
Alabama. It doesn't even compare. But
grief is grief, no matter the proportion,
and as you remember Japan....please
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* Want to be a Master?
Do you consider yourself a naturalist?
If you consider yourself a
naturalist in your own right,
concerned about your
environment and always
interested in learning more
about it, there are upcoming
classes calling your name.
Sponsored by the University
of Florida/IFAS, the classes
make up the Florida Master
Naturalist Program which
provides extensive information
on Florida's ecosystems.
The first of three courses,
Coastal Systems, will be
offered at the Taylor County
Extension Office, beginning
Tuesday, April 19. Classes
will continue to meet once a
week through Tuesday, May
Subsequent courses on
Freshwater Wetlands and
Uplands are also available
through the statewide program,
and are planned for our area at
a later date.
Mr. and Mrs. David Crouse
Wray, Crouse wed at
Jaki Wray and David Crouse were married in the chapel of
Steinhatchee Landing Resort on Dec. 5, 2010.
The groom is the son of Sue Crouse Wilson and the late Max
Crouse. The bride is the daughter of the late Jack and Lova Wray.
Mrs. Carol Simmons Merchant, lifelong friend of the bride, was
matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Crouse and Jordan
Crouse, daughters of the groom. Ed Crouse, brother of the groom,
was best man.
Bill Wilson, the bride's new father-in-law, escorted her down the
aisle to honor the memory of her parents.
Family and friends traveled from Tallahassee, Gainesville, West
Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and West Virginia for the Sunday
T .irft6riooti eVntnf;:Which was lal the'birthday of the bride's mother.
Following the service, a reception was held at Fiddler's
The groom's daughter, Gena Crouse English, had just given
birth to his second granddaughter, Allie Anna, a few days earlier.
She was welcomed home by her big sister, Addison.
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The Perry Garden Club
doesn't want you to miss this
year's "much anticipated"
you will if you don't
purchase tickets by
this Friday, March
"We really need
to cut off sales this
Friday so we can
the April 2 .
president of the
"We promise a
consisting of fresh
chicken salad, fruit, croissant,
tea and a fabulous cheesecake
dessert made by Laura Mock,"
said Bettie Page, trying to
tempt everyone mightily.
The Coastal Systems
segment covers general
ecology, marine and estuarine
habitats, coastal upland
habitats, invertebrates, fishes,
mammals, birds, reptiles,
ethics, the role of humans in the
Each course module is $225.
Registration includes detailed
course manuals, classroom
instruction, three field trips,
video presentations, a final
student project, FMNP patch
and pin, FMNP certificate and a
listing in the FMNP student
Register online at
For more information view
the Taylor Cooperative
Extension website at
http://taylor.ifas.ufl.edu or call
Fred Vose at (850) 838-3508.
The deadline for registration
is April 11.
Maybre Gail LaValle
"You will watch in
amazement as featured
designer, Bob Bell, uses his
imagination and artistic talent
to create unique
Fresh flowers are
will be auctioned
off by Garden
S Jimmie Bennett.
In addition, the
(which club members will be
preparing for the event) will be
sold, with all proceeds
benefitting ongoing projects of
Maybre Gail LaValle
Joseph and LaDonna LaValle of Perry announce the birth of
their daughter, Maybre Gail, on Feb. 12, 2011, at 7:06 a.m. in the
Women's Pavilion of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She
weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Johnny and Dona Gail Brady; the
baby's great grandparents are the late Bea Bembry, Kenneth and
Effie Kasell, and Carolyn Brady.
Paternal grandparents are Billy and Connie LaValle. Paternal
great grandparents are Genevieve Gamble, the late David Gamble,
the late Norman and Floy LaValle.
Maybre Gail joins a brother, Conner.
,' get yours before Friday
Tablescapes 2011 will be
held at the First Presbyterian
Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday,
Tickets, which are $15, are
available--but only until
Friday--from Spring Place
Salon, O'Quinn's Pharmacy,
Doctors' Memorial Hospital
gift shop, Sheffield & Sheffield
Realty or by calling Vivian
Sheffield at 584-9766.
The annual Tablescapes
Luncheon is a longtime
tradition of the Perry Garden
Club, drawing visitors from
outlying communities as well
as gardeners from nearby
"You don't want to miss this
event," says Sheffield.
"Tablescapes 2011 a great way
to celebrate Spring and we
hope to see you there."
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Forms are available at the
Chamber of Commerce
To register, the child must be
5 years old by Sept. 1, 2011
Drawing will be March 31 after 5 p.m.
Serving Taylor & Surrounding Counties
Your Custom Glass & Mirror Shop
Double Strength, Double Pane
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Screened Porch Enclosures
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1305-B N. Jefferson St.
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Deborah Marie Parker, 43,
died March 17, 2011, in
A native of Perry, she had
lived in Havana for the last
several years. She worked as a
receptionist for the Days Inn
Hotel Group I1 Tallahassee.
Survivors include: her father,
Hal W. "Billy" Parker Jr. of
Perry; her mother, Carol Ann
Hickson of Lake City; one
brother, Lucas Parker of Perry;
several nieces, nephews, other
family and friends.
Memorial services will be
held at Joe P. Bums Funeral
Home Chapel on Friday
(March 25) at 4 p.m. with the
Rev. David Downing
You may sign the guestbook:
Annie Wilma McDaniel died
at her home in Steinhatchee on
Monday, March 21, 2011. She
Mrs. McDaniel moved to
Steinhatchee from Tampa in
1989. She worked for five
years at Myers Bakery in
Blytheville, Ark., and three
years for Delmonte Canning
Kitchens in Tampa, but her
calling was being a homemaker
She was a member of the
Friendship Chapel Church of
God in Steinhatchee.
Mrs. McDaniel is survived
by her husband, Earl McDaniel
of Steinhatchee; a son, Jack R.
McDaniel of Steinhatchee;
daughters, Edna (Earl)
Edwards and JoAnn Spires,
both of Steinhatchee; a brother,
James Randolph of Texarkana,
Ark.; six grandchildren, 18
great grandchildren and two
Aprihtth, 6pm, Taylor Technical Institute
Apri l2zth, 6pm, Lafayette County
S High School
A memorial service will be
held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the
direction of the Rick Gooding
Funeral Home in Cross City.
Louise C. Blume
Louise C. Blume, 94, of Live
Oak died Tuesday, March 22, at
There will be a visitation
Thursday, March 24, from 5 to
7 p.m. at Daniels Funeral
Home & Crematory, Inc.,
located at 1126 Ohio Ave.
North in Live Oak.
For updated information on
the time and place of services
for Mrs. Blume (which was
unavailable at presstime),
please call the funeral home at
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T"icdi'T: Deadline near for lock-in
Taylor Baptist Association
holds clinic for churches
V.B.S. plans begin now
Taylor Baptist Association will hold a Vacation Bible School Clinic at First
Baptist Church on Thursday, March 31, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a sandwich
Two curricula will be presented: Beach Blast and Big Apple.
Director of Missions David Solomon encourages members from area
churches to attend.
Men's Day at Little Bethel
Little Bethel A.M.E. Church will host its annual celebration of Men's Day
this Sunday, March 27, beginning at 3 p.m. Randolph Copeland, president of
the Taylor County Brotherhood, will be the featured speaker.
"Unsung heroes" in the community will be recognized. Program
coordinators Lawrence Hughes Jr. and Charles Thomas Jr. urged your
participation "to make this program a success."
Men's Breakfast Saturday
Solid Rock Apostolic Ministry is having its second annual Men's Breakfast
on Saturday, March 26, at Loughridge Park at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to
Music workshop at New Brooklyn
There will be a music (choir) workshop at New Brooklyn M.B. Church on
Saturday, March 26, beginning at 10:30 a.m..
Pastor D. L. McBride invites everyone to participate. The workshop will
conclude at 2 p.m.
Interested persons must pre-
register by March 25 to
participate. Contact the
President Walter Bishop at 371-
2916 or Vice President Floyd
This is a father/male mentor
event with sports, cash prizes,
food and fun. The lock-in
concludes on Saturday, April 2.
Our sincere prayers for
comfort and healing go to
Carol Lundy and Family/ Paul
Matthew Lundy (her son and
family in Japan); Helen Ervin
at home; Bennie J. Adams at
Eden Springs Nursing and
Rehab in Wakulla County;
Faye Miller, Donnie Blue and
Louise Bellamy at home;
Wilbur Miller in the hospital;
Ann Adams' mother, Lula
Davis, in the hospital in St.
Petersburg; the Willie Lee
Rolling Family in bereavement
over the loss of a sister, Umetta
Johnson of St. Petersburg; and
the Montreanna Fletcher
families in their bereavement.
for 80th birthday
A Tribute to our Sister, Mrs.
Frankye Hyrd Sermons:
There are women who write
their lives in lines of flowing
poetry. They chant ancient
psalms and spit words of fire,
both "speaking truth to life."
They are women who say what
must be said and do what others
didn't know needed doing.
They are "sistas" like you who
hold us all up, keep us together
and move us all forward.
On March 23, we honor your
beauty, your wisdom, your
power and your love. You are
the wind beneath our wings.
Happy 80th Birthday from
Sarah Hall, Mary "Topsy"
Jones, George E. Clayton and
ADULT GRAND PRIZE
CHILD GRAND PRIZE
$250 CASH Mini Notebook Computer
(Door prizes are limited to members only)
1402 S. Jefferson St., Perry, FL 32348
NOTICE TO CARLTON CEMETERY MEMBERS
Now that the Cemetery Membership must pay to maintain the
cemetery, members are asked to remove all pvc and wood poles,
chains and blocks from the borders of their lots. These temporary
markers make the grounds difficult and expensive to maintain (mow
and weed). Permanent borders no higher then 6 inches will be
I THIS DOES NOT REFER TO ANY OBJECTS 0
PLACED WITHIN THE LOT
SIf poles, chains and blocks are not removed by families, Directors
0 will remove them at the annual clean-up day, April 30. For more
* information, please attend the annual clean-up day or contact a
0 board member.
April 30, 2011
May 23, 2011
May 24, 2011
LAST DAY to pay property taxes without a penalty.
3% Interest on Real Estate Property Tax
(Including Non Ad Valorem assessments)
1.5% interest per month on Tangible Personal
DEADLINE to pay Property Tax before
LAST DAY TO PAY BEFORE CERTIFICATE SALE.
PAYMENT MUST BE IN OFFICE BY 5:00 MAY 23RD
TAX CERTIFICATE SALE FOR INFORMATION
CONTACT TAX DEPARTMENT AT 838-3580
Taylor County Tax Collector
By SARAH HALL
"I've been so loved that I risk
loving you...I then shall live as
one who has been forgiven."-
Excerpts from Bill and Gloria
"Therefore, I am greatly
blessed and highly favored,
imperfect, forgiven, child of
The Jerkins Clothes Closet
will be open March 25 from
8:30 until 11:30.
A special "Happy Birthday"
to my classmate, Leona Lee
Summers, March 21, 2011.
Boys 2 Men
There will be a Boys 2 Men
Lock-In on Friday, April 1, at
Jefferson Middle/High School
Gym for male students between
the ages of 6 and 12.
Iee Capital Credit Usah
53rd Annual Meeting-
.. Thursday, March 24 :
FPerry Elks Club
Registration and Dinner 5:30 PM-
A- Meeting 6:00 PM .
Election of Officials
Come to the Annual A h .t'i.iig and see what we have to offer. Meet the
Board of Directors, Staff and Committee Members of YOUR credit Union.
Lafayette and Taylor County Mandatory Information Sessions are coming up!
Tournament turns 10
The 10th annual Steinhatchee
Tournament is set to go on
Saturday, April 16, beginning at
This year's tournament will
feature $600 first prize awards
in four categories -- red grouper,
redfish, trout and amberjack.
Second place in each division
will receive $300.
Whiddon won 8-0 and Cruce
and Sadler won 8-0.
In an earlier match TCHS
boys defeated North Florida
Christian 7-0 while the girls
In boys singles Whiddon won
8-6, Cribbs won 8-6, Pegg won
8-4, Rhodes won 8-3 and Ethan
Allbritton won 8-2.
Whiddon and Cribbs won
their doubles match 7-2 and
Pegg and Rhodes won 6-2.
In girls singles White won
8-5, Cruce won 8-2, Sadler
won 8-0, Whiddon lost 6-8 and
Snodgrass won 8-6.
White and Whiddon won
their doubles match 6-3
while Cruce and Sadler won
DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
FEB. 10 PRESEASON TALLAHASSEE FL.HI. TBA
FEB. 11 PRESEASON TALLAHASSEE FL. HI. TBA
FEB.15 GODBY HOME 6:00
FEB. 17 HAMILTON AWAY 4:30;7:00
FEB. 18 LIVE OAK HOME 4:00 JV
FEB. 18 RICKARDS HOME 7:00
FEB. 25 MADISON AWAY 4:30;7:00
FEB. 26 LEON AWAY 12:00 JV
MAR. 1 LEON AWAY 6:00
MAR. 3 BELL HOME 6:30
MAR. 4 WAKULLA AWAY 4:30;7:00
MAR. 5 LEON HOME 12:00 JV
MAR. 8 FLHI. AWAY 4:30;7:00
MAR. 11 E. GADSDEN HOME 4:30;7:00
MAR. 12 LIVE OAK HOME 2:00
MAR. 14 BELL AWAY 5:00;7:00
MAR. 15 MADISON HOME 4:30;7:00
MAR.17 LIVE QAK_ AWAY 4:00;7:00
MA.28 HAMILTON HOME 4:30;7:00
MAR. 29 E. GADSDEN AWAY 4:30;7:00
MAR. 31 GODBY AWAY 6:00
APR. 5 MAYO HOME 4:30;7:00
APR. 8 RICKARDS AWAY 4:30;7:00
APR.12 SANTA FE HOME 6:00
APR. 14 FL.HI. HOME 4:30;7:00
APR. 15 MAYO AWAY 4:30;7:00
APR. 18 SANTAFE AWAY 6:00
APR. 21 TRENTON AWAY 7:00
APR.22 WAKULLA HOME 6:00
APR.25 DIST. TOURNEY @RICKARDS TBA
APR. 26 DIST. TOURNEY @RICKARDS TBA
APR.28 DIST. TOURNEY @RICKARDS TBA
Taylor County High shortstop Hunter Barfield gets
ready for a pitch during recent action at Pace Field.
Barfield, a senior, leads the Bulldogs in hitting with a
.41 2 average including four doubles and five RBIs.
$10,000 in cash, prizes
to be given away May 7
The 20th annual Perry
Optimist Club Saltwater
Fishing Tournament has been
set for Saturday, May 7, with
more than $10,000 in cash and
prizes to be given away.
Prizes include $2,500 for
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) is offering a free hunter
course in Taylor County.
Instruction i's from 8 a.m. to
5 p.m. April 16. The location
for this class will be given to
those who register in advance
by calling the regional office
at 386-758-0525 or going to
All firearms, ammunition and
materials are provided free of
charge. Students should bring
a pen or pencil and paper. An
adult must accompany children
under 16 at all times.
People born on or after June 1,
1975, must complete the hunter
safety course before purchasing
a Florida hunting license.
Is accepting applications for a
PLANNING BOARD MEMBER
This is a volunteer position that meets on the first
Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. to discuss land
development issues, building and setback variances,
commercial developments, etc.
For more information or to get an application call 838-3500, Ext. 1 or
come by the Taylor County Building & Planning Department located
at 201 East Green Street or visit www.taylorcountygov.com
the largest trout, $1,500 for the
largest grouper, $600 for the
Largest legal redfish and $500
Sfor the biggest cobia.
Tickets, which are $50 per
angler, are available at Keaton
Beach Marina, Sea Hag Marina
in Steinhatchee, Ragan's Ace
Hardware, Scuba 7 Dive Center
and Wilson's Bait and Tackle.
Three official weigh-in sites
will be available this year
including Econfina Resort, Sea
Hag Marina and Keaton Beach
The entry fee is $30 per
person with weigh-ins to be held
at the Steinhatchee Community
Center and at Keaton Beach
Tickets are available at most
area marinas. The tourney
is being sponsored by the
Projects Board and the Taylor
Tourism Development Council.
I Little Bulldawg' track
Meet set for Tuesday
The Taylor County High boys
and girls tennis teams defeated
Madison in their matches
played on the TCHS courts on
The boys' team won 5-2 while
the girls won by a 6-1 margin.
In boys singles action Trey
Whiddon lost 7-9, Peyton
Cribbs won 8-4, Garrett Pegg
won 8-3, Caleb Rhodes won
8-1 and Chris Davis won 8-2.
In doubles play Whiddon and
Cribbs lost 4-8 while Pegg and
Rhodes won 8-2.
In girls singles play Angela
White won 8-0, Claire Cruce
won 8-0, Bea Sadler won 8-2,
Catherine Whiddon won 8-6
and Chelsea Snodgrass lost 6-8.
In doubles action White and
Events include sprint and
distance running as well
as several field events and
For more information contact
Coach Price at the high school
or e-mail him at steve.price@
The Perry Rotary Club
will be sponsoring a softball
tournament on Saturday, April
2, at the Perry softball field b
The entry fee is $200 per
team with each team providing il
its own balls. M
The tournament will follow ,
a double elimination format .
and ASA guidelines will be
For more information, contact <
Jodi Mills at 843-0701 or e-mail 2
at email@example.com. .
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The Boys & Girls Club of North Central Florida
is now accepting applications for the
21st CCLC Summer Program.
We offer fun, educational enrichment
activities for all children between the age
of 6 and 18 through our 21st CCLC program.
Please contact the Unit Director at either of the sites listed
below to reserve your child's spot or for more information.
Veteran's Park Unit
918 N. Washington Street
1202 Martin Luther King Avenue
Steinhatchee Stingray Unit
1209 First Avenue SE
Steinhatchee, FL 32359
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Youngsters in the first
through fifth grades are
invited to participate in the
Little Bulldawg Track Meet
scheduled for Tuesday, March
29, at the Taylor County High
Taylor County High Coach
Steve Price is organizing the
event which is being sponsored
by Little Pine Pediatrics.
The entry fee is $10 per
athlete with t-shirts being
awarded to all participants and
ribbons to place winners.
Registration may be done in
advance or the day of the meet
beginning at 3:30 p.m. The
meet is expected to run from 4
until 7 p.m.
to meet Monday
A coaches' meeting for the
upcoming co-ed church softball
league will be held Monday,
March 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the
recreation office in the sports
complex on U.S. 19 N.
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An inventory of the medicine
cabinet revealed that Camps
had not left the hospital with
any drugs. He was apparently
visiting a relative who was a
patient at the facility.
Camps was charged with
grand theft, possession of a
controlled substance, criminal
mischief and burglary.
Officers assisting with Cadet Staff Sergeant Marissa Harris repells down an 80-foot high tower at Camp
the arrest were Perry Police Blanding.
Department Ptl. Jason Bass, Sgt.
Dave Gorby, Ptl. Bill Murray "
and Ptl. Timmy Murphy. .
voteS 'no' on
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agreement which would allow
the county to pull out later.
"I support your concept,"
Page said to Breer.
"I'm for jobs," Commissioner
Pat Patterson said. "You have
my confidence in your efforts."
After some additional
discussion, Wiggins made a
motion to approve the interlocal
agreement. Page seconded and
the measured passed 4-1 with Cadet Sergeant First Class Trevor Smith and Cadet Private First Class Cody Dycus
Feagle against. make their way through Camp Blanding's confidence course.
On runway rehab
Design, engineering work completed
Improvements continue at
Perry-Foley Airport and county
officials are hopeful the primary
runway will be rehabilitated by
the end of the year.
According to County Grants
Coordinator Melody Cox, the
county recently completed
design and engineering work
on the project, funded through project and the work--which
a $150,000 Federal Aviation will take 60 to 90 days-will
Administration (FAA) grant.
The county is set to receive
a second, $850,000 FAA griiii
this year for the actual rehab
work, Cox said.
She expected the county to
go out for bids this fall for the
airport to accommodate small
jet traffic, Cox said.
be completed by the end of the
In 2009, the piriinary ruiiviw4
was re-striped and the FAA
agreed to extend the striping,
which in turn extended its
official length, allowing the
Cadet Sergeant First Class Erin Rohfling, Cadet
Sergeant First Class Joseph Franklin, Cadet Staff
Sergeant Denton Blackman, Cadet Private First Class
Scot Nelson and Cadet Private First Class Tony Sadler
work together during the leadership reaction course
TCHS cadets find
adventure at Camp
Some 40 cadets from Taylor County High School's JROTC
Bulldog Battalion took part in the annual Camp Blanding
Orientation Adventure Training Trip.
They left Thursday, March 3, and returned Saturday, March 5.
Unlike in previous years, when the cadets traveled to Camp
Blading via helicopters, due to military financial constraints, the
helicopters were not available. Instead, the cadets were transported
by a school bus.
On their three-day adventure, the cadets stayed in barracks, had a
street dance, woke up at 5 a.m. and attended physical fitness drills.
This included stretches, exercising and calisthenic exercises.
During their second day, the cadets participated in a leadership
reaction course. This course tests their leadership skills and abilities,
decision making, and tactfulness in a timely manner.
"Although the challenges were tough, the cadets got to enjoy a
trip to the Orange Park Mall," 1SG (Ret) Eddie L. Smith said.
The following morning the Cadets cleaned their barracks and
went out repelling off an 80-foot high tower.
"All the cadets who attended faced their fears and made it safely
down the tower," Smith said. "The cadets developed leadership
skills that will stay with them their entire lives."
Mobile career lab here every
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
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rose in January except for
Lafayette's, which remained the
Locally, Workforce's mobile
career lab is located in the
Perry K-Mart parking lot each
Tuesday, Wednesday and
Florida's seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate in January
2011 was 11.9 percent, down
slightly from the December rate
of 12 percent. This represented
1,100,000 jobless out of a labor
force of 9,276,000.
Florida's total nonagricultural
employment in January 2011
was 7,164,700, a decline of
12,900 jobs (-0.2 percent) from
Over the year, jobs are up by
8,400, an increase of 0.1 percent
from January 2010.
unemployment rate is still
unacceptably high, we are
seeing positive signs that
employers are starting to hire,"
said AWI Director Cynthia R.
"An increase in online
advertisements for full-time
jobs coupled with an increase in
Florida's Consumer Confidence
Index indicates that our
business owners and families
are increasingly optimistic
about Florida's economic
Contractor wants to meet with city council
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be like buying a new car that
has 15-year-old part...it may
start and run for a while, but it
will not operate like a new one
Brown said that Withers also
expressed a desire to speak to
the city council regarding the
"I told him that the council
meets tonight (Tuesday),
but he said he would rather
have it placed on the agenda
for consideration. I told him
we could to that for the next
council meeting, which will not
take place until after his 10-day
deadline. I'm not sure what he
is going to do."
The impact to the stalled
across the board, Brown said.
"The job should have cleared
last fall, but since it hasn't we
have not been able to apply
for any other CDBG grants.
We have lost revenue that
was budgeted to be coming in
from the monthly sewer fees.
These are damages that you
never recover and that was in
the letter we gave him (the
system reaches to city residents contractor)."
Gun, ammunition seized
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from about one block east of his
"I was not sure if someone
was shooting toward Officer
Geyer and myself, or the subject
who had run from Officer Geyer.
I radioed the 'shots fired' into
dispatch and started toward the
area of the shots," Gray related
in his report.
As he approached the area,
he saw a car and a SUV both
coming from the area of the
shots and asked Geyer to stop
However, neither vehicle
stopped for the officer; Gray
got into this patrol car and
immediately followed both
He caught up with the subjects
as both were stopped waiting
for traffic to clear so they could
pull onto Highway 19.
Taylor County Sheriff's
Office (TCSO) Sgt. Harper
Gibson made contact with the
individuals in the SUV while
Gray questioned the driver
of the car (later identified as
Demetris Anthony Pigford, 24,
Gray said he observed that the
driver had what appeared to be a
full metal jacket handgun round
laying in plain view in his lap.
When questioned about the
gunshots, Pigford stated that he
had not fired at any particular
target, but rather just "shot up in
The subjects in the SUV,
which included Pigford's sister,
said that they "had not seen or
heard him shoot."
Pigford indicated that he
had just gotten his concealed
weapons permit and had
purchased the new handgun the
He told Gray where the gun
was located in the car and
further stated that he had fired
the shots while standing in his
Gray also stated in his report
that Pigford said that he knew
that he should not have fired the
gun into the air, but that he did it
because it was a new gun.
Pigford was placed under
arrest and charged with
discharging a weapon in
Police seized the handgun,
magazines and ammunition.
Moon Pie Princess
will be crowned
Friday, March 25
Taylor County's 2011 Moon
Pie Princess will be crowned
during ceremonies Saturday,
March 25, at Forest Capital
Some nine contestants will
be competing for the title. The
pageant will begin at 6 p.m.
Admission is $5 (children 12
and under are free).
The event is being held in
conjunction with the ninth
annual Florida State Bluegrass
Mayor Emily Ketring will
serve as emcee and Taylor
County's very first Moon Pie
Princess Ayana Fitchett will
crown the new winner.
Judges will select a Moon Pie
Princes, a Moon Pie Princess
court and bluegrass sweethearts.
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& Thomas Gibson
The young ladies, who range
in age from five to eight years
old, will share with audience
members "What bluegrass
means to me?" in the program's
They will return to the stage
for a formal wear competition.
The winner and her court
will be special guests at the
upcoming bluegrass festival
March 31-April 2 and will
represent the festival at events
throughout the year. They will
be handing out complimentary
Moon Pies on Saturday,
Moon Pie, the Perry-Taylor
County Chamber of Commerce
and Florida State Bluegrass
Festival are sponsoring the
Coordinator Dawn Taylor
expressed her thanks to the
many volunteers and businesses
that support the program,
including Feebee Houck of
Photos, Frames & Trophies,
kay Green, Debbie's Jewels
and Zeigler's Florist as well as
Burger King, which hosted the
Moon Pie Princesses party.
& Billy Brock
Parents: William Hester
& Lakiesha Walker
& Vicki Bass
& Jami Smith
Parents: Kista Howell
& Cameron Jackson
& Nikki Padgett
Addison Grace Shiver
& Amy Shiver
The North Florida Community
College (NFCC) campus was
bustling with activity March 5 as
NFCC showed off its programs to
potential students during its Super
Saturday open house event. NFCC
welcomed more than 300 visitors
to campus with 152 submitting
admission applications. Above,
I to r: Kayla and Emily Helm of
Taylor County and Ashley Flowers
of Lafayette County check out the
drafting program booth. (Right)
Patricia Garner, left, shares
information about the college's
Green Industries Institute with
Sandra and Jenna Wilson of Taylor
Best chili will be named at
9th annual Chili Cook-off
Applications are being
accepted for the ninth
annual Taylor County Chili
Challenge, which will be held
in conjunction with the Florida
State Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, April 2.
More than $1,000 in cash
prizes will be awarded in the
contest including first place
prizes for the "Best Chili
Golden Spoon Award," "Most
Unique & Interesting Chili"
and "People's Choice."
Second and third place
winners will also be
recognized. The entry fee is
$20 per chili.
Each contestant much cook
and provide a minimum of two
gallons of chili for judging and
Check-in is at 11 a.m., at
Forest Capital State Park.
Judging and serving begin at
Festival-goers will be able to
purchase "bottomless bowls"
to sample all chili entries for
Judging will be based
on the following major
(combination of meat, peppers,
spices, etc., with no particular
ingredient being dominant, but
rather a blend of flavors), good
flavor, texture, consistency
(ratio between sauce and meat,
i.e. not dry, watery, grainy,
lumpy or greasy), blend of
spices, aroma, bite and color.
AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at Perry
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays,
noon, Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry: fourth Tuesday,
5:30 p.m., Perry Historic Station.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at
Jerkins Community Center.
Optimist Club: Thursday, noon at
Rosehead, downtown Perry.
Perry Garden Club: third
Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Perry Elks Lodge: second and
fourth Tuesday, 7 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
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 room.
City Council: second and fourth
Tues., at 6:30 p.m.
County Commission: first Mon.
and third Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse
annex; 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., 6 p.m.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer:
fourth Tuesday at 18820 Beach
Road, 5:30 p.m.
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Board: fourth Monday,
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, 3
p.m., Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second
Monday, 7 p.m., Jerkins
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 htt://taylor.ifas.
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
Order of Confederate Rose
Chapter 8: meets every fourth
Thursday. Please call 838-2045.
Perry Parrothead Club: meets the
second and fourth Wednesday, 6:30
p.m. Call 843-1469 for location,
Pet adoptions: Taylor County
Animal Shelter, open Monday
through Friday. Call 838-3525.
Republican Party of Taylor
County: second Thursday, 6 p.m., at
Chamber of Commerce.
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 Beach
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m., Division
of Forestry office, 618 Plantation
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, 7:30 p.m.; third
Sat., speed events, 11 a.m.; last
Sat., roping, 6 p.m. Arena is located
on Bishop Blvd.
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, public library.
Taylor County Reef & Research
Team: second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest
Taylor County Senior Center:
Executive Board of Directors
meeting, every third Thursday.
Taylor County United: second
Mon., 7 p.m., Evangel Christian
Fellowship (1454 Courtney Road).
Whole Child Taylor-Shared
Service Network: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Alton H. Wentworth
Yarn Lovers Circle: first and third
Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Taylor County
AL-ANON: meets every Thursday
at noon, St. James Episcopal
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday,
7 p.m. and Thursday, 7 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson
St. Call 843-3484.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m.,
Big Bend Hospice office (107 E.
Celebrate Recovery: a. non-
recovery ministry meets Thursdays
at 6 p.m., in the First Baptist Church
Youth Center (old Citizens Bank
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)
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,
8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
every Friday, 7 p.m., at Charity
Baptist Church, 580 E. Highway
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-
AMVETS Post 20: third
Tuesday, 7 p.m., at 671 Charles
American Legion Post #291:
second Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96:
first Tues., 7 p.m., American
Legion Hall, Center St.
Sons of Confederate
Veterans: fourth Thursday at
North Orange Street. Call 584-
5725 or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second
Tuesday, 7 p.m. (American
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B-2 Taco Times March 23, 2011
The deadline for classified
ads are Monday by 5 p.m
for the Taco Times and
Wednesday by 5 p.m. for
the Perry News-Herald.
Auction on Friday. Downtown Perry. We
have general merchandise as well as
tools, collectibles, shoes, stereo
equipment and a 12' Jon boat! Call
850-672-9800 for more information.
Garry Bonney Auctioneer. AU 3698/AB
3 family yard sale. Saturday, 2 miles
down Johnson Stripling Road on left.
Rain or shine. Clothes (toddler to adult
- male and female), tools, baby toys,
pressure washer, fishing supplies,
kitchen supplies, cookware and much
more. Call 223-2310.
Yard sale/gift shop behind fruit stand on
Beach Road past Dead Man's curve,
Monday-Sunday from 9 a.m.-until. Lots
of gift items that have been hand-
Got Junk Cars, 1
I buy Scrap Me
State Certified S
Brand new 4 BR/2 Bath starting at
$55,995. Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays, 12 to 5.
Used & repo mobile homes. Financing
available. Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays 12 to 5.
Bank repo. 3 BD/2 Bath on 2 acres in
Shady Grove area. EZ financing with
low down payment. Prestige Home
Center, Chiefland. Open Sundays. 800-
A 3 BD/2 bath Jacobsen home on 5+
acres in Trenton with all utilities, permits
and impact fees included for only
$5,800 down and $692 per month.
Owner has financing, call 352-262-
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2.5 beautifully manicured acres in
Morriston. Tape and textured
throughout with crown molding. Fenced
with 2 pastures so bring your horses.
? Just $2,500 down and $512 per month.
owner has financing, call 352-493-
Red Ruffle Azaleas, Bridal Wreath,
Antique Roses, Tea Olive, Camellias,
Super Sago, Weeping Willow and 'Kay
Parris,' the best Southern Magnolia.
Taylor County's largest nursery and
arboretum: Turkey Roost Nursery.
Pedicure chairs for sale. 2 chairs at
$350 each and 2 chairs for $500 each.
Earthquake Tiller. Rear tires, gear drive.
Manufactured by Artisan, Inc. $250
obo. Large compost Tumbler. Paid
$600, will take $400. Call 584-6009 (pin
Big screen TV. Flat screen projection.
Phillips. Free standing. Cost $1,299.
Will sell for $180. Perry-295-0088.
Surround sound digital receiver and
amplifier. Aiwa with 2 aiwa speakers.
AM/FM connections for TV, DVD, etc.
Cost $500. Will sell for $80 for all. Perry-
Chihuahua puppies. 9 weeks old. UTD
shots and worming. 2 males and 2
females. Pad trained. Very small, will fit
in a coffee pot. Call 584-9455.
Baby chicks for sale. $1.50 and up. Call
Brand new 2 or 3 BD/2 Bath DWMH.
$35,995. Includes delivery, setup,
AC/Heat, steps and skirting. Prestige
Home Centers, Chiefland. Open on
Sunday 12 to 5.800-477-2492.
A 3 BD/2 bath 2006 SW on 7.5 acres in
Lee. need some work $4,000 down and
$247 per month. Owner has financing,
A 4 BD/2 bath 2011 Jacobsen home on
1 acre in Chiefland with all utilities,
permits and impact fee included for
only $5,000 down and $539 per month.
Owner has financing, call 352-493-
A 4 BD/2 bath home in chiefland close
to town. Home has brand new roof, A/C
and new carpet. Two large workshed.
Just $4,500 down and $670 per month.
Owner has financing, call 352-493-
2001 SWMH 16'x80', 2BR/2BA.
Excellent condition. Open floor plan
with garden tub, walk-in closets, decks,
A/C and appliances included. Buyer
must move. Asking $23,500. Call (850)
1 BD/1 bath with a private entrance for
rent. Call 584-8045 for more
Cozy 1 BD fully furnished trailer for rent
in nice quiet area. Utilities and satellite
TV included. Only one adult and no
children or pets. $150 per week plus
$150 security deposit. Call 584-2199.
2 BD/2 bath with family room, kitchen
and master bath. Fully remodeled.
Granite marble and hard wood floors.
First and last $800 plus $250 security
deposit. 603 N. Quincy Street. Call 371-
4291 for appointment.
Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 4,000 sq. ft. SAH Properties. Call
Now accepting applications for 2- 3
bedroom apartments. -0-rent for
furnished. On-site laundry. Public
transportation available. Close to City
Park, Boys and Girls Club, Shopping
Plazas. Call 850-584-6482.
TDD 711, EHO.
Cedar Island 2 BD/2 bath house and
efficiency apartment for rent. Canal
with Gulf access. House $800, plus
utilities. Apartment $600, includes
utilities. Call 850-295-2032
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $585
(required $45 deposit), $165 weekly or
$40 daily (tax included). 317 N. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-672-0973.
RV spot for rent. Not in park, includes
power, water, sewer, and cable for $350
a month. Call 727-433-4514.
Westgate Rooms available for rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable,
AC/Heater. Everything included. $165
weekly, $40 daily, $585 per month. RV
sites $20 daily, $100 weekly, $350
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-299-6554.
accepting applications for 1, 2, and 3
BR HC and Non-HC accessible
apartments. HUD vouchers
considered. Call 850-584-5668.709 W.
Church St., Perry, FL 32348 TDD
711 "This institution is an equal
opportunity provider, and employer."
3 BD house for rent just inside the city
limits on a deadend road. The house is
on 1 acre of land with a creek running
through the property. $550 a month.
First, last and $250 security deposit to
move in. Call 727-43314514.
One bedroom furnished apartment. All
utilities included (electric, water, sewer,
garbage and cable). No smoking. No
pets. $160 a week or $600 a month.
$100 deposit. Call 850-363-8196.
3 BD/2 bath at 321 Cedar Street. $650
a month. First, last and $250 security
deposit to move in. Call 850-556-2762.
1 acre trailer lot on Beach Road for
rent. Leisure Retreat area. Well, septic
system and power pole provided. Call
2 BD/2 bath home near Keaton Beach.
$750 a month plus $375 security.
Includes utilities. Adults only. Call 843-
2 BD/2 bath on 4 acres for rent.
Includes HBO, Stars, Showtime, etc.
$700 a month. First and last to move in.
3 BD/1 bath house for rent. $600 a
month. $400 security deposit. Available
April 1. Call 371-1568.
3 BR/2 bath home downtown Perry,
completely remodeled! Stainless steel
appliances, 2 car covered parking,
French doors, screened-in porch,
fireplace, close to schools, fenced
backyard with storage, $750 per month,
please contact Debbie at 850-371-
Cedar Island 2 BD/2 bath house and
efficiency apartment for rent. Canal
with Gulf access. House $700, plus
utilities. Call 850-295-2032 or 850-295-
3 BD/2 bath DWMH. Nice, clean, quiet
private area. $550 a month. Call 850-
New facility office/retail space for lease.
1,000 sq. ft. 3498 Hwy 19 South. High
traffic count. Call 850-223-1455 for
3 BD/1.5 bath. Total electric. Central
heat and air. $500 a month. $500
security deposit. No smoking, no pets.
Limit of 2 children. References and
application. Call 584-6140.
Lots at fire tower on Keaton Beach Rd.
Frontage on Dennis Howell Rd.
5 acres for $40,000
15 acres for $90,000.
Owner financing. SAH Properties. Call
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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.
Breathe new life back
into your dirty carpet.
4 Bedroom/ 2 Bath house for sale in
city limits. Behind Nature Coast Eye
Care Center. Asking $79,000. Call Amy
Cope at Gulf Breeze Real Estate 584-
5101 or 838-9237.
5 acres off of Woodscreek Road.
Wooded. $30,000. Call 584-6009 (pin
3 BD/2 bath DWMH on about 5 acres of
land. No owner financing. Serious
inquiries only. $85,000. Call 850-295-
1991 Skyline DWMH in Lloyd FL. 1,620
square feet. Includes appliances.
$6,000 Buyer must move. 850-562-
New tires starting at $45 through March
only at Ryan's Everything Automotive!
Call Justin at 850-584-8900, 4053 US
19 S. in Perry.
1993 Black 4x4 Chevrolet Silverado on
33's. Runs good. Asking $3900. Call
2003 F-150 pick-up 4X4 4-D. Hunter
green, auto pedals, vinyl seats,
windows, moon roof, tinted windows,
good tires and runs great. $10,000 obo.
Call 584-6009 (pin #2244). If no
answer, leave message.
2001 Ford F-150 XLT Super Cab Short
Bed. 63,400 miles. V8, 5.4 liter,
automatic, off road 4X4, running
boards, towing package, A/C, AM/FM
Cassette. Call 838-7002.
Fiberglass Boat Repair. All types of
boats. 6041 Beach Road. Call 850-295-
Boats for sale. 13'6" Fiberglass boat.
Real nice. 15'6" Fiberglass boat. Call
Boat, motor and trailer for sale. 14'3"
Lancer Boat with stik steering,
Hummingbird depth recorder and
trolling motor. 25 HP Suzuki Motor with
electric start. Galvanized Trailer.
$2,500. Call 584-2219.
2004 Fleetwood Pioneer 23 ft. travel
trailer. Sleeps 6. Asking $5,500. Call
Looking for experienced HVAC
installers and service technicians.
Come by Advanced Refrigeration and
Air Conditioning between 9 A.M. and 4
PM. to receive an application. Must
have valid Florida drivers license.
Family-owned dealership looking for
techs with experience in all aspects of
vehicle repair. Ford diesel & truck
experience a big plus. Must be
dependable, honest and work well with
a fast paced team. Pay based on
experience. Excellent benefits. EOE /
Drug free workplace. Email resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 850-
584-9059. Applications reviewed by
appointment only. Call 352-585-2161
for more info.
CNA's, full-time and part-time. 3 p.m.-
11 p.m. and 11 p.m.-7 a.m. shift
available. Part-time cook. Must be able
to follow a recipe. Madison Nursing
Center. 2481 West US 90, Madison, FL.
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
Full Time Library and Information
Services Director. $34,777 -$40,310
DOQ. Temporary (seasonal part-time
call in) concessions workers-Pay range
begins at' $7'/hr."; Appicationis and
job description can be obtained from
Career Lab at Perry K-Mart on
Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays
9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.; or Workforce
Position open until filled. Taylor County
Board of County Commissioners is an
EEO, VP, DT, background check
AVON! Call now to get started- earn up
to 40% still only $10 for Start Up Kit!
For appointment call: 850-570-1499
Seeking certified, or able to be
certified, individual with Associate
Degree, or Bachelor Degree, which
includes an English course, for a 60-
bed skilled nursing facility. Must have
basic computer skills, be self-directed,
able to interact well with others and be
a positive team contributor. Looking for
experience working with elderly, health
care field background, care planning
and charting. Send resume to Richard
Wisdahl. Lafayette Health Care Center,
512 W. Main Street., Mayo, FL 32066.
BE A CNA
Train now for jobs in healthcare.
No GED or High School Diploma
required if age 18. QUEST TRAINING
Part-time office assistant at Danzy Bail
Bonds in Perry. 8 to 10 hours a week.
$7.50/hr. Send resume to P.O. Box
20672, Tallahassee, FI. 32316.
Local Ordnance Defense Contractor is
currently seeking to fill a Quality
Assurance (QA) Supervisor position.
The QA Supervisor will be responsible
for supervising and training QA
technicians. Minimum Qualifications: 1
year in a supervisory role, 3 years in a
production environment, QC
experience and proficiency with MS
Office. Preferred Qualifications include
Bi-lingual, Associates Degree,
Experience with Auditing/ ISO
Compliance, ASQ certification, Lean
Mfg, SPC, Calibration and Technical
We offer a competitive wage and
benefit package. EOE. For confidential
consideration, send resume
email@example.com or to Bulova
Ordnance, LLC, 125 SE Swisher Road,
Mayo, FL 32066.
Madison and Monticello Travel Plazas
now accepting applications for
Managers and Assistant Managers.
Maintenance Positions also available.
Must have Trendar experience and
basic knowledge of Truck and Travel
Plaza operations. Competitive pay and
bonuses. Fax Resume to 850-973-
2116. Serious inquiries phone 352-
AFTER April 6th, 2011.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Rudolph Danlel Knowles, Jr.. Case No.
11-58-CP filed in the Circuit Court of
the Third Judicial Circuit. In and For
Taylor County, Florida, Taylor County
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Dries in 3-4 Hours Tile Floors Pet Odors
TREE CAPITAL CLEANING
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Full-time (2 p.m.-10 p.m.), opening for
LPN. Must have very good
organizational skills. CNA's for PRN
and possible full-time when available
and desired. Smaller skilled nursing
facility where you get to know clients
and families. Lafayette Health Care
Center, 512 W. Main Street, Mayo, FL.
Refuge House, Inc. is looking to fill the
following position: One full time Shelter
Advocate to work on the hotline and the
shelter in our Perry location. Core
duties include crisis intervention,
counseling, and advocacy to all victims
of domestic and sexual violence living
within the emergency shelter and to
victims calling in on the 24-hour hotline.
Required to update and maintain
hotline and referral sources, screen all
victims for shelter eligibility, call hospital
volunteers, document services in
participant files, provide daily
household needs to residential
participants and other duties required
of the position. Positions are scheduled
for irregular hours, as this is a 24 hour
Qualifications are a bachelor's degree
in human services, or 2 years of
relevant experience or significant work
experience. Refuge is an equal
opportunity employer. Disability
accommodations available. Call 850-
922-6062 extension 1003 or send e-
mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for
2 positions. Delivery person. Must be
21 years old and have a good license.
Collector person. This involves office
work. Apply in person only. Badcock
Home Furniture and More in Perry.
A to Z Farm and lawn Service
Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal,
dump truck service, harrowing, bush
hog mowing, rake work, dirt leveling
and,,complte' laWh servia; Cal k584-
Sojourners House sitters, call 850-
578-2310 or 850-578-2470
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Bucket truck use
*Free Estimates* and
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
Tree Service/Stump Grinding
*Tree Trimming/Bucket Truck
*Free Estimates '
*Licensed & Insured Tree Expert
Also, Bobcat Work Done
Root Rake, Grabbler, Front End
Loader for Excavation/ Cleanup,
See ad in phone book page 110.
JM Handyman Home Repairs, LLC
Pressure washing, painting, concrete,
wood decks, Ceramic tile, laminate
wood available, Mobile Home Repairs,
RV Leak Repairs. 838-6077 or 584-
Fiberglass Boat Repair. All types of
boats. 6041 Beach Road. Call 850-295-
Boat Motor Repairman (The Goat
Man). Moved from hay barn uptown to
home at Shady Grove. Call 223-1353.
Hairstylist needed at All About Looks.
Affordable booth rental. Call Mandi or
Teressa at 584-5665.
Notice of Lien Sale. Public notice of
sale of the contents of Mini-Storage
unlts(s) listed as B-22 Michelle Dean,
PO Box 7259, Wesley Chapel, FL
33545. Located at: Handy Rentals,
900 Industrial Park Dr. Perry, Florida
32348. The contents of all being listed
as Household Goods. CONTENTS WILL
BE SOLD OR DISPOSED OF ON OR
B-3 Taco Times March 23, 2011
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 guilty.
Michael Scott McGuire,
36, homeless, trespass after
warning, Deputy McKenzie,
Alexis Thomas, 28, 835 E.
Cherry Street, VOP (DWLS),
Deputy Padgett, TCSO.
Edward L. Porter, 20, 2270
Sidney Blanton Road, battery on
law enforcement officer, battery
on facility employee, battery
on a medical care provider,
resisting officer with violence,
disorderly intoxication, Deputy
Mary Causey Pittman,
61, 102 Poppell Drive, FTA
(trespass after warning), Deputy
Amanda Jo Elmore, 34,
Winter Garden, FTA (DWLS,
DUI with serious bodily injury),
no officer given.
Drew Bennett, 24, 4543
Waldo Circle, Lot B, out of
county warrant, Ptl. Murphy,
David Woodrow Habbord,
45, 125 Poppell Drive, resisting
without violence, Ptl. Johnson,
Felicia Lynn, 51, no address
given, FTA (trespass after
warning, resisting without
violence), Officer Basch,
Stephen Allen, 23, no address
given, VOP (battery, disorderly
intoxication), Officer Basch,
Shevon Leon Harrison,
29, Miramar, possession of
cannabis with intent, Det.
Michael Feagin, 22, 863
Roberts Aman Road, VOP
(battery, violation of condition),
Deputy Hershberger, TCSO.
Lakesha Danyell Walker, 29,
168 Agner Acres, warrant (retail
theft, resisting a merchant),
Deputy Hershberger, TCSO.
-KifiLashley, 4591544 Puckettr
Road, VOP (criminal mischief),
Deputy McKenzie, TCSO.
Billy Ben Adams, 57, 14197
Pharo Morgan Road, battery,
disorderly intoxication, Deputy
Steven Keith Severance,
32, 2503 Highway 98 West,
sentenced to weekends,
possession of cocaine,
introduction of contraband
to detention facility, Deputy
Robert Williams, 28, 102
Joann Street, warrant (Jefferson
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Rocky's (Hwy. 98 West)
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Charlie's Mini Mart
Perry Food Mart
D&M Food Store
Johnson & Johnson #10
Star Food Mart
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221 Gas & Grill
Hwy. 19 Gas & Grill
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Johnson & Johnson #21
Keaton Beach Gas & Grill
Keaton Beach Marina
Mason Market (Steinhatchee)
Jiffy Food (Steinhatchee)
Steinhatchee Gas & Grill
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Mail to Perry Newspapers, Inc., P.O. Box 888, Perry, FL 32348
County, possession of controlled
substance), Officer Clover, P&P.
Christopher Butler, 35, 15214
Seaview Drive, contraband
in a county detention facility,
criminal mischief, Inv.
Hugh William Poppell, 39,
104 Dove Road, disorderly
conduct, trespass, Ptl.
Shawn Lollis, 37, 315 Puckett
Road, Apt. 1-E, VOP (no
valid driver's license), Deputy
James Robert Grant, 22,
Steinhatchee, burglary, battery,
VOP (battery), Deputy Blue,
Corine M. Coxville, .26,
Shady Grove, VOP (no valid
driver's license), Deputy
Elana Danielle Helton, 27,
124 Cashmore, Street, VOP/
violation of conditions, Deputy
Sierra Michelle Eastman,
20, 209 South Center Street,
sale/delivery of MDMA,
Deputy Hershberger, TCSO.
Joseph R. Saavedra,
47, Milton, possession of
contraband in prison, Deputy
Damon Houston, 20,
920 N. Washington Street,
VOP (resisting without
violence, DWLS, retail theft,
dealing in stolen property),
FTA (DWLS/R), DWLS/R
police, Det. Norris, PPD.
Reginald Twons, 21, 304 E.
Drew Street, sale of cannabis,
sale of cocaine, sale of MDMA,
Ptl. Blue, TCSO.
Alfred Hawkins, 23, 515 S.
Warner Ave., sale/delivery of
MDMA, Deputy Blue, TCSO.
Henry Clayton Jr., 30, 104
Forest Drive, cheating, identity
theft, Det. Norris, PPD.
Vearl Flanders Jr., 27, 1111
N. Faulkner, sentenced to 10
days, Deputy Sadler, TCSO.
Juan Celaya, 27, no
address given, battery on law
enforcement officer, Deputy
,Joshua Faulk, 20, Lamont,
warrant (VOP), Deputy
James Kuehn, 44, no address
given, VOP (felony petit theft),
Officer Carlton, P&P.
Kristopher Dean Strickland,
47, Apopka, warrant (sale of a
controlled substance), Deputy
David Ling, 30, no address
given, possession of contraband
in prison, Deputy Padgett,
Michael Millirones, 54, no
address given, illegal possession
of handcuff key, Deputy
Kara Lucas, 20, 179 Houck
Road, forgery, uttering forged
instrument, theft, Deputy
Montie Jones, 26, 602
Hawthorne Street, possession
of marijuana with intent to
distribute, introduction of
contraband, Ptl. Curry, PPD.
William Patrick, 38, 15625
Bonita Blvd., retail theft, Sgt. J.
Latorya Williams, 34, 917 W.
Hampton Springs, disorderly
conduct, Sgt. Franklin, PPD.
Brinson Duane Murphy, 25,
274 O'Quinn Road, battery, Ptl.
Kasey Keffer, 32, 165
Oakland Drive, retail theft, Ptl.
Jessica C. Brumbley, 25,
Dade City, DUI (first offense),
Trooper Beauford, FHP.
Chris Michael Moses, 25,
Candler, N.C., retail theft, Ptl.
Kristen Trull, 24, 165
Oakland Drive, retail theft, Ptl.
James Seth Langford, 30,
812 Granger Drive, disorderly
intoxication, resisting without
violence, Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Carol Francois Hector, 20,
Tampa, possession of less than
20 grams marijuana, DUI,
Trooper Swindle, FHP.
Takai Nyre Moore, 21,
Lutz, resisting officer without
violence, possession of
marijuana with intent to sell,
manufacture or delivery,
possession and/or use of drug
equipment, Trooper Swindle,
Amy Odom, 38, 608 Sam
Poppell Road, aggravated
battery, Deputy Woods, TCSO.
Chasity Houston, 37, 111
West Glenn Street, grand theft
HI, Deputy Gulbrandsen,
Thomas Matthews, 11/1946,
VOP (warrant), no officer given.
Richard Carlos Twons, 26,
304 E. Drew Street, warrant/
sale of cocaine, Deputy
James Ronald Terry, 52,
3221 James Smith Road, VOP
of firearm by convicted felon,
possession of more than
20 grams cannabis, Deputy
Teaven Sharell Singleton,
19, 102 W. Richard Bell
Ave., sale of cocaine, Deputy
Larry Mitchell, 49, 601 W.
Bacon Street, VOP (resisting
without violence), no officer
Fayonne L. Garner, 26, 706
W. Julia Street, VOP (dealing
in stolen property, trafficking,
burglary), felony petit theft,
Deputy Gulbrandsen, TCSO.
Coreal Dixon, 29, 200 Goff
Street, warrant/sale of cocaine,
Det. Norris, PPD.
Willie Calhoun Jr., 37, 500 S.
Warner Ave., L-4, sale/delivery
of MDMA, Det. Sgt. Franklin,
William M. Courson, 42,
Auburndale, FTA (DWLS/R),
Deputy Hershberger, TCSO.
Joshua White, 23, 1611 S.
Robinson Street, VOP (resisting
officer without violence,
possession of cocaine with
intent, sale/deliver, battery),
Deputy Padgett, TCSO.
Montie Jones, 26, 602
Hawthorne Street, VOP
(shooting into an occupied
vehicle), Ptl. Curry, PPD.
James Robert Grant, 22,
Steinhatchee, VOP (grand theft
HI, burglary of conveyance,
criminal mischief), Deputy
James Ronald Terry, 25,
James D. Smith Road, VOP
(fleeing/attempting to elude),
Deputy Shaw, TCSO.
Victor Conde III, 36, 210
Susan Street, aggravated battery,
no officer given.
Ronnie Bernard Thompson,
44, U.S. 19 North, aggravated
battery, Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Loretta Glover, 40, 104 Forest
Circle, cheating, identity theft,
Deputy Gunter, TCSO.
Gabriel D. Finn, 32, 1019 W.
Malloy, grand theft, Ptl. Dice,
Latosha Dawn Glover, 31,
920 N. Washington Street, VOP
(cheating), Deputy Gunter,
Johnny Lee Munningham,
23, 1114 Martin Luther King
Jr. Ave., aggravated battery, Ptl.
Vincent J. Charo, 52, 14830
Mt. Gilead Road, VOP (giving
false name or information,
leaving the scene), Ptl. Curry,
Rachel Louise Boyington, 25,
1308 S. Sparrow Street, retail
theft, Ptl. Murray, PPD.
Mario Demetric Thompson,
30, Tallahassee, VOP (battery),
child support, Deputy
Kendra Misha Blackshear,
22, 310 Springhill Road, Lot 4,
VOP warrant for failure to pay
court cost, Deputy Gulbrandsen,
Somonza Gentile, 21, 208
W. Walnut Street, kidnapping,
aggravated battery, resisting
without violence, Ptl. Griffin,
Jeremy Lee King, 26,
Steinhatchee, DUI, Trooper
David Brian Palmer, 19, 1205
N. Cherry Street, VOP (burglary
of structure, dealing in stolen
property), burglary, grand theft,
criminal mischief, theft, Ptl.
Tony Glenn Cameron, 44,
5871 Courtney Road, disorderly
intoxication, Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
Damian Steely, 18, 439
Charles Hendry Road, no valid
driver's license, Ptl. Hightower,
John Wayne Yaney, 41,
Edgewater, DUI, Trooper
Michael Miller, 37, Mayo,
DWLS (knowingly), Ptl.
Ricardo S. Anderson, 28,
St. Pete, VOP (possession of
cocaine), no officer given.
Lee Haskel Hetzel, 24,
Masarytown, FTA (possession
of less than 20 grams cannabis),
no officer given.
Bart Leggett Miller, 43,
500 S. Warner Ave., Apt. L-9,
aggravated assault, Ptl. Cash,
Dena Lombardo, 30, Port
Richey, VOP (grand theft),
Deputy McKenzie, TCSO.
Erica M. Rodiguez, 37,
Live Oak, possession of
controlled substance without
prescription, possession of drug
paraphernalia, expired driver's
license more than four months,
Det. Norris, PPD.
Richard Davis Jr., 23,
Tallahassee, DWLS/R, fleeing/
eluding, VOP (fleeing law
enforcement officer, no
registration), FTA (resisting
without violence), Ptl. Johnson,
Cassandra Starr Baumgartner,
22, no address given, FTA
(DWLS), Trooper Smymios,
Neil Sweeney, 33, Calgary,
Alberta, possession of less than
20 grams cannabis, possession
of paraphernalia, Ptl. Cash,
James Steven Hodges, 31,
1409 Quail Street, battery, Ptl.
Casey Deller, 23,
Steinhatchee, dealing in stolen
property, Deputy iBurford,
Robert Stevens, 31, 3309
Highway 19 South, Lot
230, VOP (DWLS), Deputy
Roger Dale Messer, 56,
Greenville, VOP (reckless
driving, DWLS), Deputy
Christopher Grant Archer, 27,
502 E. Bacon Street DWLS/R,
Trooper Smyrios, FHP
Eric Peterson, 37,
Steinhatchee, dealing in stolen
property, Inv. Hayden, TCSO.
Deneise Sadler, 42,
Steinhatchee, VOP (sale in
lieu of controlled substance,
conspiracy to sale controlled
substance), Inv. Hayden, TCSO.
Buckhalter, 23, 9 Jenkins Road,
VOP (grand theft III, burglary),
Deputy Shaw, TCSO.
Justin Soroka, 20, 5267
Puckett Road, burglary, grand
theft, Ptl. Geyer, PPD.
Christian Emmett Nielson, 31,
Steinhatchee, dealing in stolen
property, burglary of a structure,
burglary of a dwelling, grand
theft III, petit theft, Inv. Hayden,
Deneise Sadler, 42,
Steinhatchee, giving false
statement, Inv. Hayden, TSCO.
Amber McGuire, 29, 12346
Spring Warrior Road, DUI
with property damage, Trooper
Nikitriss Smith, 18, 104
El Dorado Drive, aggravated
battery, criminal mischief, Ptl.
Mychal Ryan Padgett, 24,
900 E. Granger Drive, FTA
(warrant), Deputy Hershberger,
Strickland, 19, 2787 Highway
27 E., DUI, Trooper Smymios,
Joshua Duran Lundy, 21,
2604 A. Young Road, DWLS
(habitual), Trooper Ernst, FHP.
Andy Joe Sullivan, 34, 3503
Highway 98 West, Lot 2,
aggravated battery with deadly
weapon, Deputy Hooker,
Cheryln L. Sirmans, 36, 2757
SDorman Peacock, aggravated
battery, Deputy Hooker, TCSO.
Joshua Omar Harris, 25,
3309 S. Byron Butler Parkway,
Lot 213, VOP (sale/delivery
of a controlled substance,
introduction of contraband
into a detention facility,
possession of less than 20 grams
cannabis), Deputy Woods,
the Third Judicial Circuit. In and For
Taylor County, Florida, Taylor County
Courthouse, P,O. Box 620, Perry,
Florida 32348; Personal
Representative Kathle M. Knowles,
2045 N. US Hwy 221, Perry, Florida
32347; Attorney for the Personal
representative is William W. Blue, Bill
Blue Attorney at Law, P.A., 115 W. Bay
Street, Perry, Florida 32347. ALL
CREDITORS MUST FILE CLAIMS
AGAINST THE ESTATE WITH THE ABOVE
COURT ON OR BEFORE THE DATE THAT
IS THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THE CLAIMS WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED. The first date of
publication of this notice is March 16,
B-4 Taco Times March 23, 2011
Student scientists at work
Taylor County Elementary School (TCES) hosted a school-wide Science Fair
Thursday, March 17. Students in every classroom shared science projects with
family and friends. Approximately 700 people attended the event where students
shared scientific hypotheses and conclusions. "Science has been spotlighted at TCES
this year since it has been identified by the Florida Department of Education as a
critically low performing area in our school district," Principal Sharon Hathcock said.
Parents were also given FCAT tips to use in helping to prepare students for the 2011
FCAT testing which begins on April 11. In the top photo, Trayton Kirk is shown with
a project on diaper absorbtion. (Bottom photo) Princess Smith's project focused on
what happens to an egg when it is dropped into a cup of vinegar.
Library welcomes Lovel as guest speaker
Leo Lovel, commercial
fisherman, restaurateur and
author, will speak at the Friends
6 the Thylor County Public
Library meeting on Monday,
March 28, starting at 5:30 p.m.
Lovel and his family have
owned and operated Spring
Creek Resturant in Crawfordvill
He is the author of "Spring
Creek Chronicles," "Spring
Creek Chronicles II" and "The
All Florida Reader," all of which
contain stories of commercial
fihing, hunting, working nid
people along the North Florida
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