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Elegant hors doeuvres, community leaders and medical professionals mingling togetherit was a scene that the guest of honor would have likely avoided by slipping away when the rst opportunity presented itself. My father would have been humbled by this recognition. He would not know what to say except thank you for the honor and I just did what I was supposed to do. He would probably have gone to another room or been embarrassed, Dr. Amar Mutnal said of his father, the late Dr. Bas Mutnal who was honored by his Doctors Memorial Hospital (DMH) family in a ceremony held Friday evening, Nov. 15. My fathers motivation was to doing the right things for his patients, taking care of him as if they were part of his family. When you were with him, you had his undivided attention. Everybody was somebody to him and he took every opportunity he could to help someone. I never once saw my dad not give 110 percent to his patients or to anyone he encountered personally or professionally. When I spoke with a doctor at the Cleveland Clinic about the honor the hospital was bestowing on my father, he was just amazed. This was a man who works at one of the most prestigious hospitals in the country and yet he was amazed by the gesture a small community hospital did for an immigrant physician who came from an even smaller village in India, Mutnal said. He couldnt have been the man he was without my mother. You cant talk about him without talking about my mother (Dr. Lalitha Mutnal). She is the strongest person I know and his spirit will live on in her. I am so happy to say he was my dad. To my family, the extended family, he was the strengththe pillar. He and my mother were the rst members of their families to come to America and he took it as his duty to help his family back in India. My parents paved the way to make it a little bit easier for those who followed. He came here with $5 in his pocket and no other help. Poverty, illiteracy he overcame it all with a positive attitude and energy and that may be his greatest legacy. By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI Staff writer A local family is grappling with the loss of a mother of two young children whose life was cut tragically short in a fatal car crash here late Monday evening, Nov. 18. Casey D. Bergman of Perry was pronounced dead at the scene some two miles west on U.S. Highway 98, just past Deals Oyster House. The driver of the other vehicle in the crash, William Shane Murphy, 44, also of Perry, sustained minor injuries. Bergman was 27; she would have celebrated her 28th birthday Thursday, Nov. 21. She was a ghter and a beautiful girlreally Gods blessing, Bergmans mother, Kelly Terrill of Crystal River said Tuesday. Bergman overcame many medical challenges in her life and was so proud of her two daughters. She weighed just two pounds when she was born. Then, when she was 11, she broke her neck. When she was just 12-13, they discovered a tumor on her brain stem. She died three times and was revived. They treated the tumor with radiation, but couldnt remove it. She was a tough cookie, Terrill said. Bergman was raised in Perry and was currently working at McDonalds, waiting to start vocational classes at Taylor Technical Institute. She was enrolled and ready for school. I just want her daughters (Miranda Terry, 7, and Faith Rowell, 5) to always remember her and how much everyone loved her, Terrill said. I dont want them to ever forget her. While the cause of Mondays wreck remains under investigation, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reported Bergman crossed the center line into the path of Murphys oncoming 2007 Mack semitruck and trailer. The impact happened with such force it disengaged the trailer at the fth wheel and it entered into a ditch where it subsequently overturned. Bergman was traveling west on U.S. 98 and the truck was eastbound. For unknown reasons, Bergmans vehicle crossed the centerline of the roadway directly into the path of the oncoming semi. The driver of the truck swerved to the right in an attempt to avoid a collision. The left front of Bergmans 1996 Ford Explorer struck the semi-trucks left side tandem wheels and the fth wheel. The semi continued traveling in an easterly direction before overturning and coming to a nal rest on the south dirt shoulder of the roadway. Bergmans vehicle came to a nal rest in the eastbound travel lane, facing westerly, FHP Trafc Homicide Coordinator Sgt. Aaron Stephens explained. The stretch of roadway surrounding the crash was closed for several hours, with trafc diverted to Dice Road and Kinsey Road (both of which connect back to U.S. Highway 98). Deep gouges in the pavement and a heavy smell of diesel in the air testied to the violence of the crash Tuesday morning. The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. and units from the Taylor County Sheriffs Ofce (TCSO), Perry Police Department and Doctors Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services all responded. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) provided additional support in trafc control with crews called to the scene. A signicant diesel spill occurred and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) was called to assess the scene, Sgt. Stephens stated. An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday, however it will be 60-90 days before we have all the nal results of any tests conducted, he continued. Funeral services are pending. Her mother, two daughters and a large, loving family survive Bergman. She was also the daughter of the late Dale Terrill. Santas helpers on callAmerican Legion Post 291 will be playing Santas helpers to make sure children (ages two to 12) who live in Steinhatchee have a wonderful Christmas. Parents are asked to return completed forms (available at the post building located at 220 SE 11th Street) to Santas mailbox (set up at the post building) no later than Saturday, Nov. 30.Food pantry open FridayThe food pantry at Jerkins Community Center will have a distribution this Friday, Nov. 22, starting at 8 a.m.Toy Run slated Dec. 7Registration is underway for the 12th annual Toy Run to benet Guardian Ad Litem planned Saturday, Dec. 7. Participants are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy or make a $20 donation. The run will begin at 11 a.m., at Java Connection (located in the Historic Perry Station). The ride will end at Econna Resort where lunch will be served and live music (Steel Bridge) will play from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, please contact Wendy Cruce at 838-5190.Free family photo with 10-can food donationResidents are invited to give thanks and donate food for local families in need Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24, and receive a free family photo or digital image with the donation of 10 or more canned goods/nonperishable items. Simply bring the donation to The Hair Loft at 801 S. Washington Street, between 3-5 p.m. each day, and receive either a free photo or digital image of you, your family, your children or friends (no charge) and help those in need in our community. One hundred percent of the donations will benet Our Fathers Storehouse Food Bank through First Baptist Church and Crosspoint Baptist Fellowships Thanksgiving Basket Mission, organizers said. For detailed information cards, please visit Johnsons Bakery, Debbies Jewels, Pinstripes and Polkadots, OQuinns Pharmacy, Java Connection, The Fair Store, Java Depot, The Hair Loft, Susans T-Shirts, Hats and More and rebeccavannphotography. com, facebook.com/ rebeccavannphotography, or call (850) 295-1178. Early donations can be made at The Hair Loft and The Fair Store. Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1961 TacoTimes 50 One Section52nd year, No. 46www.perrynewspapers.comWednesdayNovember 20, 2013 Index Editorial . .................. A-2 Living . ...................... A-4 Religion . ................... A-6 Sports . ..................... A-8 Classieds . .............. A-9 Community . ............ A-10Weather Wednesday 72 5220% Thursday77 56 News Forum Funeral services are pending for Casey Bergman, who was killed in a car crash Monday evening, just three days before 28th birthday. She is surved by two young daughters. DMH board approves lease with county The Doctors Memorial Hospital (DMH) Board of Directors has approved a new 10-year lease agreement between the hospital and Taylor County. The county commission unanimously approved the agreement on Monday, Nov. 4, after several changes were made to the language, and turned it over to the DMH board for considation. According to DMH Board Chairman Ken Arnold, the board voted via e-mail late last week to approve the agreement. I looked it over with the changes and the corrections and I have no problems with it, Arnold said. Were looking forward to moving ahead. The new lease includes a clause giving the hospital board the authority to partner or participate with a regional health care system which in turn would have the ability to appoint up to two members to the DMH board. Although it was slightly reworded in the nal version of the lease, the authority remains, but new language was added which allows that any individual member of the board of county commissioners shall have the right to review any partnership agreement between DMH and another partnering healthcare organization upon request of the county administrator. Humble physician remembered for a rich legacy of patient care 3 days before 28th birthday Mother of 2 killed in crash Dr. Bas Mutnal and his wife were recruited Hospital in August of for a primary care physician as well as an MD anesthesiologist. Dr. Mutnal died unexpectedly on June 30 of this year. On Friday, Nov. 15, his wife, Dr. Lalitha Mutnal and son, Dr. Amar Mutnal, were joined by their extended family and DMH family in dedicating an endoscopy suite as a tribute to his lasting legacy to his patients and the Perry community. Please see page 3 Dr. Bas Mutnal


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A-3 Taco Times November 20, 2013 He packed more in his just shy of 66 years than most people do in 100 years. He was a pilot, a doctor, traveler and ne artist. He was a Renaissance man, all without any guidance or person to look up to when he was growing up. For me I think the saddest part is that he will not get to enjoy his retirement. His grandchildren. My wedding. Watching the family he created ourish. I am grateful that his memory lives on in this town and that he had a lasting impact. The hospital and the DMH Foundation, of which Mutnal and wife were key supporters, honored his memory by dedicating an endoscopy suite in his name to honor his enduring contribution to our community, DMH CEO Geri Forbes said. He will be long remembered for his passion for disease prevention and health improvement. Many lives were saved and many people had an improved quality of life thanks to his dedication. He was a healer and an educator promoting screening and early detection to all his patients. The City of Perry has announced its garbage collection schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday: service on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 25, and 26. garbage pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 27. closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, for the holiday. The Perry City Council also voted to cancel its second meeting for November, scheduled the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The council will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10 and will not meet again until after the new year. A group of Taylor County STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students were asked to speak at the Florida Department of Educations Community of Practice meeting in Orlando on Oct. 9. They were presented to 200 district level supervisors and spoke about their summer experiences and the programs they are taking at Taylor County High School (TCHS). They did such a great job they were invited to speak at the FloridaLearns STEM Scholars Statewide Advisory Board meeting in Tallahassee on Nov. 12, STEM Program Cordinator Jesika Curry said. We are so proud of our students and the wonderful opportunities available to them here at TCHS. This past summer, six STEM students took part in a STEM Summer Workplace Experience at Buckeye. Justin Calhoun, Daniel Dudley, Evan Grambling, Eric Morgan, Grant Parker and Dylan Strickland spent eight days at Buckeye shadowing engineers. They attended meetings and were given access to the process of implementing the new O2 Delignication Process. They were able to speak with new and veteran engineers and learn about the different opportunities for employment at our local plant, Curry said. Many also discussed future internships with the company. All of these students took advantage of the many programs we offer here at TCHS to get a jump start on their engineering pre-requisites. They are currently enrolled in our drafting program and are taking advantage of our distance learning dual enrollment program. Another TCHS student, Jamarcus Robinson, took part in the University of Florida Immersion into STEM Experience. Throughout the week students interacted with university faculty and graduate students as opportunities were provided to learn about a variety of STEM career options and the post-secondary preparation required, Curry said. They also gained familiarity with techniques and procedures used in scientic research by conducting experiments which took place in the Health Science Center and were led by UF College of Medicine students and university faculty members. Students took advantage of some of the outside classrooms on campus as they learned about soils, explored a wetland ecosystem and spelunked in a dry cave. DMH BOARD Continued from page 1 Mutnal: healer, educatorSTEM students share experiences at state meeting City gives holiday schedule


A-4 Taco Times November 20, 2013 Christmas cacti Connie Gibson, who works with the Special Needs Adult Program (SNAP) at Taylor Technical Institute, reminds friends and supporters in the community that a few Christmas cacti remain from the programs fall plant sale. Weve cleared out most of our plants, but we do have a precious few left, including some Christmas cactic, if anybody needs some color for the holidays. Reduced prices are still in effect; please call 838-2545 and ask for the SNAP class before arriving. Originally, cacti plants at TTI were available in salmon, yellow, white, orange spring pink and pink/white. We always appreciate the communitys support and plan to be back in full force in the spring with plenty of plants for people to choose from. In the meantime, if youre just needing one more, you might check with us, Gibson said. Cacti plants are priced from $1-5.How to Master gardening...If you love gardening and want to learn more about plants, the Master Gardener program could be for you. The next Master Gardener class is tentatively planned to begin Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. However, the important detail to remember is that registration cuts off on Dec. 1. Classes for the 10-week course will meet every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost for the course is $100, also due by Dec. 1. A minimum of 15 students is needed in order to hold the class. Please call Kristy Anderson at the County Cooperative Extension at 838-3508 to register. Living Plants & lessons Need holiday blooms at your house? How about lessons on gardening?November 30 wedding Carol Slaughter and Raymond Pickron announce their engagement and approaching marriage on Nov.30, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. in Midway Baptist Church, 187 Roberts-Aman Road. The bride-to-be is employed with the Taylor County School District. The prospective groom is retired from Tharpe-Pickron Automotive. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Ashley Wambolt Crowley and Dustin Fairley McCormick, together with their families, announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. The bride-elect is pursuing a Master of Science degree as a nurse practitioner at the University of South Alabama and will graduate in December. Her anc is pursuing a Masters degree in business administration at Chadron State College, and will also graduate in December. Their wedding ceremony will be at Shiloh Farm in Tallahassee. All friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend. Crowley, McCormick to marry Saturday at Shiloh FarmAshley Wambolt Crowley, Dustin Fairley McCormickThe Great AdventureMothers: plan a shopping, baking break for Dec. 7Children, three years through fth grade, are invited to First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Dec. 7, for an afternoon celebrating Advent, the four-week season leading to Christmas where we prepare for the coming of Christ. In the fellowship hall of the church, activities will include baking, gift-making, storytelling and games. (Hint, hint: This gives parents an afternoon to bake or shop or decorate without interruption!) Fifty spaces are available for this ADVENTure from 1-4 p.m. Please contact the church ofce at 584-3826 by Monday, Nov. 25, to reserve a spot. Wedding reminder Tammy Bethea and Richard Porter remind friends and relatives of their wedding on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 4 p.m. in Crosspoint Baptist Fellowship.


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A-6 Taco Times November 20, 2013 Religion On Wednesday, Nov. 27, approximately 1000 people will be served a Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the coordinated outreach of community businesses and churches. God has brought this whole community together and we are so blessed, said Mary Browning, who is serving as coordinator. There are details, however, which need attention. We need dressing, as well as people to deliver meals, and also totes or coolers for transporting the food, Browning said on Tuesday. She can be reached at 6721372 or browning1965@yahoo.com; a quick response is encouraged so that all the tasks are delegated by Monday, Nov. 25. Started four years ago at Brownings church, First Assembly of God, this years outreach will be the largest. We have slowly increased it, but every year, we were running out and it broke my heart. This year, everyone has come together to make sure 1000 meals will be served. There will be two locations for the meal this year: the Grand Pavilion at Rosehead Park (in downtown Perry) and also Loughridge Park. In addition, we will be delivering meals, Browning added. She thanks the following churches for working with hers to accomplish this outreach: First Presbyterian Church, Cornerstone Fellowship Church, Northside Church of God, First Baptist Church, Blue Creek Baptist Church and Potters House. This Thanksgiving feast, for the homeless and hungry, will include turkey, dressing, green beans, rolls, cake and water. Tasks have been distributed among volunteers for cooking, plating, distributing and delivering. Can you help? Call 672-1372. Can you help? Organizers need dressing, coolers & people to deliver Thanksgiving Dinner Obituaries Suezette Garner StephensSuezette Garner Stephens, 63, of Perry, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at home. She was born July 13, 1950, in Lexington, Tenn., to Merle and Genevieve Pete Garner. A Christian and member of the First United Methodist Church of Perry, she was a nursery volunteer and was very involved with her church, especially as a fund raiser for the Methodist Childrens Youth Ranch. Mrs. Stephens was a teachers aide and librarian at Steinhatchee School. She is survived by: her husband of 15 years, Don Stephens of Perry; daughter, Joy Peace of Atlanta, Ga., and her son Noah; three brothers, Pete Garner and his wife Brenda of Tallahassee, Mike Garner of Perry, Jeff Garner and his wife Stacey of Tampa; a sister, Vicki; and extended family including eight nieces and nephews, and two great nieces. A brief service will be held at First United Methodist Church today, Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m. with Pastor James Taylor ofciating. The service will be followed by a memorial celebration in the fellowship hall. In lieu of owers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to First United Methodist Church for the Madison Youth Ranch. All arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.Dual Day: men, women women gather to worshipTriumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ will have its Dual Day program (Womens and Mens Day) on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 3 p.m. Choir rehearsal for the program will be Thursday at 7 p.m.; your participation is encouraged. Elder Kenneth Moore invites everyone in the community to attend. For additional information, please call 843-3999.


A-7 Taco Times November 20, 2013 When you count your blessings dont forget to include your cousins your community & Gods protection By FLORRIE BURROUGHS Shady Grove correspondent It happened at Goose Pasture... My dad, Lawrence Rowell, and his brothers and sisters with all the children, had many reunionsespecially in earlier years. At least one of those happened at the Goose Pasture when it was pretty much in its natural state. Fish frying on an open re and swamp cabbage were dishes that we all enjoyed and these became staples at our reunions. On one of those trips, the girl cousins got into a fairly large boat. One long pole (I think we probably needed two) was used to guide the boat and to keep it from heading off down the fast-owing Wacissa River. The girls, probably ages 13 to 15 piled in--excited to be together again and ready to have an adventure. It was always so much fun to be with our rst cousins. We had not gone very far when an argument ensued over who should manage the pole. You can guess what happened. The pole was dropped into the water and there we were speeding helplessly down the river. The girls began to scream for help. Our parents on the bank heard us but were unable to help us because they had no boat. The only other boat was a smaller one that our older brother and one of our boy rst cousins had taken up the river. Thankfully they were within hearing (who wouldnt hear that screaming?) and came to our rescue. Were we glad to see them! This true story makes me think of the protection God gives us, even when we are fussing over a pole. I am so thankful for the many times He has protected me when I did not deserve it. At this Thanksgiving season, I am thinking of so many things for which I am thankful: my Christian faith which sustains me; my big wonderful familyfour brothers and one sister who all live here in Shady Grove; their children and grandchildren; my two wonderful sons and their wives and children--six beautiful granddaughters, one handsome grandson-and as I write this, I am anxiously awaiting a call from the grandson as to the birth of my rst greatgrandchild, granddaughter Kylee Rose! There are my stepgrandchildren also, six of them with two greats! A precious step-daughter and her husband, and the list goes on and on. I am thankful for work as it keeps me busy and out of trouble. Then there are the precious memories of loved ones gone home to be with Jesus. I am thankful for my church family and my dear pastor and his wife. I am thankful for the nursery and pre-school children I teach at church and for the work God has given me to do. I am thankful for this Shady Grove community and the many people who come together to help the council at the events we have throughout the year. I am amazed at the talent and the tenacity of the members of the council. Give them an assignment or let them see a need and they are on the way! This list could go on and on . but I must stop so this will be my nal thanks for now-there is the wonderful surgeon who did my knee surgery from which I have had an excellent recovery. No more pain! After walking in pain for several years, I am still amazed and so very thankful! Whats next on the calendar?The date of the tree-lighting in the park will be announced in my next article in two weeks. The Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Choir will sing from their Christmas Cantata. Saturday, Dec. 21, is the Fourth Annual Country Christmas. Following are contact numbers: craft booths and cakes for silent auction, Claire at 584-8370; parade entries, Florrie at 584-6343; chili entries, JoAnn at 5848181. Other questions, call any of the above. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving . a lot of folks are having difculties and need our prayers and our help. The following is a poem along those lines:Blessings I knelt to pray when day was done, and prayed, O Lord, bless everyone, lift from each saddened heart the pain, and let the sick be well again. And then I woke another day, and carelessly went on my way, the whole day long I did not try to wipe a tear from any eye. I did not try to share the load, of any brother on the road. I did not even go to see, the sick man just next door to me. Yet once again when day was done, I prayed, O Lord, bless everyone. But as I prayed, into my ear, there came a voice that whispered clear, Pause now, my son, before you pray. Whom have you tried to bless today? Gods sweetest blessing always go, by hands that serve him here below. And then I hid my face and cried, Forgive me, God, I have not tried, but let me live another day, and I will live the way I pray. --Author Unknown Thats all I have for now. See you back here in two weeks, Lord willing.


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A UCTION OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AUCTION, Saturday, Nov.30 at 5:30 p.m. Madison Auction House.1693 SW Moseley Hall Rd.(CR360) 850973-1444 AGAIN THIS YEAR WE ARE PARTNERING WITH THE SALVATION ARMY AND SOME OF THE LOCAL VFD TO COLLECT TOYS FOR THOSE CHILDREN THAT WOULD NOT O THERWISE RECEIVE ONE. BRING ONE OR BUY ONE AT THE AUCTION AND HELP THESE KIDS OUT! WE ARE ALSO HAVING OUR ANNUAL FREE DINER BETWEEN 4:30 AND 5:30 P.M. FOR OUR AUCTION A TTENDEES .COME JOIN THE FUN, EAT AND DONATE A TOY TO HELP A CHILD OUT. 10% Buyers Premium.MC, Visa, Discover, Debit Cards, Checks and Cash accepted.AU691 Ron Cox, AB2490 11/20-11/22 YARDSALE Saturday, Nov.23, 8 a.m.until, 101 Crit Jones off of Old Dixie Hwy. Men's, women's, boys and girls clothes, lots of miscellaneous items. 11/20-11/22 Y ard sale.Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov.22-24, 8 a.m.until. many items.1103 S.Fair Road. 11/20-11/22 MISC. Near new leather sofa and love seat, dining table with 6 chairs, floor model 52" TV.Call 850-8387138 or stop by Econolodge 2200 US.19 South. 11/15, 11/20 Queen size mattress and box springs good condition, $250 for set.Playstation 2 with old style TV, Guitar Hero set and 20 plus games, everything works, will not seperate $175 firm.Xbox 360 and old style TV and games, will not seperate, $150 firm.Serious inquires only.Call 584-9753, leave message. 11/13-11/22 We Buy Scrap Metal and Junk Cars 850-838-5865. RC, TFN Brand new 39.5 super swamper boggers on new 15x10 white w agon wheels 8 lug rims, $1600 OBO.1980 F250 300 strt 6.4 speed, $800 OBO.Call Jim 850843-2372. 11/20-11/22 Stove, Sears Kenmorewhite, $250, white with gold rim china set f or 10 $75, 2 queen size bedspreads-quilted $25 for both, 16' Mohawk canoe with 2 paddles, $250.Call 850-420-3836. 11/20-11/22 Cash for junk cars and trucks, free removal.7 days a week.Call (386) 658-1030 or (904) 8878513. 11/08-01/31 PETS 5 kittens free to good home, Call 850-223-1979. 11/15, 11/20 Chickens for sale. All different ages. 6 Parakeets and 2 Cockatiels Call 850-584-7781. 10/25-11/20 FORRENT 3 bedroom, 2 living room, 2 bath house.$725 per month and $725 deposit.Call 850-584-8885. 11/15-11/22 1 bedroom, 1 bath house, all remodeled.$595 per month and $595 deposit.408 N.Calhoun Street.Call 305970-1653. LS One bedroom, one bathroom 2nd floor appartment.900 sq.feet, near Keaton Beach.$650 per month plus security deposit, includes utilities.Pets extra, refeerences needed.Call 850578-2356 or 850-843-1882, leave message. 11/06-11/29 Small 2 bed, 1 bath mobile home on 2 acres in nice neighborhood. $450 per month.First last and $250 security deposit. Call 757-433-4514 11/15-11/29 2 bedroom, 1 bath house.1009 Richard Bell Ave.$450 per month, $450 security deposit.No pets, taking applications, referances required.Call 850-838-1957. 11/15-11/20 3 bedroom, 2 bath, $450 per month.No kids, no pets.1st, last and security deposit.Call 850843-5844. 11/13-11/22 Rooms available at Skylark Motel ev erything included for monthly $595 (required $45 deposit), $195 w eekly or $40 daily (tax included). 317 N.Byron Butler Pkwy.(305) 970-1653. LS, tfn. 3 bedrrom, 2 bath double-wide mobile home on 2 acres.Very nice with central heating and air, paved road and city water.$750 per month plus security deposit. References required.Call 850838-2755. DC, tfn To wn & Country has 1 and 2 bedroom mobile homes available f or rent at $400 per month, $400 deposit.We're also offering a limited number of mobile homes f or "Rent to Own" Take pride in o wnership! Call (850) 584-3095 or (954) 601-7393 for more details. 11/01-11/29 STEINHATCHEE PLACE RESORT Furnished 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for rent $600 to $800. Included with rent is full cable t.v., Internet, hot tub, one block to river and new boat landing.Call (352) 498-7740 if no answer call (813) 677-9640. SPR, tfn Cozy 2 bed, 1 bath block house. Great location, walk to Walmart. T aking applications, $485 per month, first, last and security.Call 850-223-3427. 11/20-11/29 Large 3 bedroom, 2 1/5 bath home, fenced yard, additional f amily room and office.$850 per month.Call 850-371-1462 or 850838-6521. SJE TIDEW A TER AP AR TMENTS Now accepting applications for 2 & 3 bedroom apartments.... Rent based on income.On-site laundry.Most utilities included. Close to shopping centers, city parks, and Boys & Girls Club. Public transportation available. 850-584-6842, TDD 711, EHO. Section 8 Affordable Multifamily Housing. T A, tfn Small 3 bedroom, 1 bath house inside city limits on 2 acres.$475 per month.First, last and $250 securiy deposit.Call 727-4334514. 11/15-11/29 3 bedroom, 1 bath house on East Cherry Street.$600 per month, references required.Call 850-5846113 between 8:30 a.m.5 p.m. 10/30-12/04 3 bedroom mobile home on 1 acre lot in Shady Grove.Call 850-8389514.. WR W estgate Rooms available for rent.Refrigerator, microwave, TV with cable, AC/Heater.Everything included.$195$240 weekly, $40 daily, $595-$635 per month. RV sites $20 daily, $120 weekly, $350 monthly.Tax included.1627 S. Byron Butler Pkwy.(786) 3442546. Lily, tfn. W oodridg e Apar tments Immediate Openings for 1 and 2 bedroom Apts.HUD Vouchers considered.HC and Non-HC accessible apartments.Call 850584-5668.709 W.Church St. P erry, FL 32348 TDD 711.Equal Housing Opportunity W A, tfn. Fully furnished efficency apartment.Satellite TV and electric included.One or two adults, no children, no pets.$150 per week plus $150 security deposit.Call 584-2199. 11/20-11/29 T aking applications for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home for rent.On 5 acres, with a large storage b uilding, within city limits.$900 per month.Call 850-584-4678. 11/13-12/06 Room for rent on Ecofina River. Clean and quiet, no pets.Perfer established elder woman with Social Security income. Call 850-584-3026. 11/20-11/22 HOMESANDREALESTATE REPO'S! Land & Homes.Home only, all counties.Call (352) 4939600. TMH,tfn Priced to Sell! Great 3/2 house on 1 acre lot in Quail Pointe. Spacious floor plan, large kitchen and new flooring throughout.Only $149,000.Will consider rent as w ell for $1000 per month.Call Dan Mills at 850-838-6502. 10/30-11/29 Land for Sale, 221 North between Shiloh Church Rd.and Cairo Pa rk er Rd.1 acre lots with paved roads.Owner financing available. Please call (386) 658-1346 or (850) 584-7466. EF, tfn. 28BY70 4/2 ON 1.20 Acres E-Z TERMS 5% DOWN $549 FOR 20 YEARS Call 352-303-8771 TMH,tfn J acobsen Homes Factory Outlet Guaranteed Lowest Prices in Florida.They Sell For The F actory......WE ARE THE FA CTORY! 3BR/2 BA, Starting @ $235 Per Month.See The Best Built Homes In FL.Jacobsen Homes of Lake City.Call 386-4388458. JH FA CTORY SALE IN PROGRESS J acobsen Homes Factory Outlet Lake City, FL. 3BR/2 BA, Only $235 Per Mo. Call 386.243.8678. JH, tfn J acobson Homes Big 4BR/2 BA with Den Del & Set-Up Only $59,995 Call 386.243.8678. 3BR/2 BA, Only $235 Per Mo. Call 386.243.8678. JH, tfn BANK REPO! 2008, Townhome, 32x76 4BR/2 BA, Loaded, Inc's Stainless Appliance Pkg., Gourmet Kitchen, Upgraded Insulation R-30, Real W ood Cabinets & Glamor Bath, Save Thousands! Call 386-4388458. JH, tfn 2 bedroom 2 bath, nice yard, good neighbors, near elementay school.$30,000.459 N.Ellison Road.Call 850-295-2225. 11/13-11/20 AUTO 1992 Mercedes 500 SEL Classic Sedan V8 auto.Sunroof, runs e xcellent, needs paint & tlc.Clean orginal condition.$3900 OBO, Call Roy at 850-223-3427. 11/08-11/22 2003 Lincoln Navigator.Garage k ept, only 75,000 miles in e xcellent condition.$7500 firm. Call 850-843-0195 or 850-8383477. 11/20-11/29 HELPWANTED Studio 117 Salon, booth opening, w eekly booth rent, 1 year of in Salon experience, active client base, work hours 9 a.m.5 p.m.3 days a week.Resume with references, cut & style -bring model.Call for interview, 850-5844117 ask for Devera. 11/20-11/22 Ta ylor Senior Citizens Center, Inc., a non-profit organization, will accept resumes by mail only (no phone calls, no drop-ins) from W ednesday, Nov.20, through W ednesday, Nov.27, for a receptionist.Qualified candidate m ust have a minimum of 2 years wo rk e xperience in a professional office environment, and must be a team player with ability to multitask.The position will be responsible for answering and directing incoming calls, as well as va r ious other office-related duties. Excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office is a mu st.TSCC is a drug-free wo r kplace, and candidate must be able to pass a Level II background screening.Interested applicants mail resume to TSCC, 800 W.Ash St., Perry, FL 32347 Attn:Director or Email to taylor11275@fairpoint.net. Deadline to submit resume is W ednesday Nov.27. 11/20-11/22 Pa r t-time Program Staff needed f or Veterans Park and Steinhatchee Units.Minimum qualifications-must have e xperience working with kids, high school diploma, and no criminal history.To apply please email resume to emily_ketring@bgcncfl.org 11/08-12/06 The District School Board of Ta ylor County Head Start Program is accepting applications f or the following vacant position: Head Start Teacher, Steinhatchee, Florida 7.5 hours/10 months. Minimum qualifications are:Must hold an AAS Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field;must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the principles of child growth and development;must have the physical stamina to work with preschool children;must have the ability to relate to pre-school children;must complete a 40-hour training for child care workers in accordance to DCF guidelines; recent satisfactory experience wo r king with pre-school children is preferred.Interested applicants please contact Work Force, (850) 973-9675 or (850) 838-2500. Head Start employees may pick up "Request to Transfer" forms at the Head Start Administrative Office or the County School Board Office.Applications for Instructional and NonInstructional positions are located at www.taylor.k12.fl.us Information f or Employees;Scroll down to Fo rm s, then scroll down to Instructional or Non-Instructional Employment Application Form.All applications and transfers will be turned in at the District Office located at 318 North Clark Street, P erry, FL 32347.The Taylor County School Board adheres to a drug free workplace policy.Drug testing with a negative result is required.Head Start employees m ust pass health screening, fingerprinting, and background check required by DCF for licensing daycare workers. Closing date for this position is Nov.22, 2013, at 12:00 Noon.If reasonable ADA accommodations are needed for the application process, please notify our P ersonnel Director during the application period at 850-8382500. 11/15, 11/20 Ta ylor Senior Citizens Center, Inc. is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of a Direct Service Worker.This is a position f or someone to serve our seniors in the Taylor County area. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, Homemaking, P ersonal Care and Respite Care. Qualifications:prefer CNA Certification/License, but in lieu of the certification we will provide onthe-job training.Interested parties may submit a resume and cover letter, online to Ta ylor11275@fairpoint.net or deliver to Taylor Senior Citizens Center at 800 West Ash Street, MondayFriday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Deadline for applicants will be Fr iday Nov.29th. 11/20-11/22 Coord.of Institutional Research; Allied Health Clinical Coord; Registered Nurse.See www.nfcc.edu for details. 11/15-11/27 SERVICES Bush hogging and land clearing, acreage and lot's, big or small. Cell(850) 838-6077, after 5 p.m. call (850) 584-2270. JM,tfn (Wed) R ODNEY MYERS STUCCO, STONE & UNDERPINNING Stack Stone, Natural Stone, Stucco Stone, and Stucco Brick Specializing in underpinning of homes and mobile homes ,chimneys, and fireplaces. Call 229-392-6900 or 229-6869341. 10/16-11/22 Joe Coxwell Welding LLC. W elding, fabrication and repair mobile service.Located on Harrison Blue Rd.Call (850) 8433500. 11/06-11/29 A to Z Farm and Lawn Service Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal, dump truck service, harrowing, bush hog mowing, rake wo r k, dirt leveling and complete lawn service.Call 584-6737. AZ, tfn B&B ELECTRIC No job too big or too small.We are open 8 a.m.5 p.m.We also do service calls.Call us at 850-6289759, 229-338-6905 or 850-2950198. 11/15, 11/29 Are you looking for someone to clean your home? Would you like more time for yourself? If so call Dena Hockaday at 850-584-3925. References upon request. 11/20-11/29 Mutts Cutts Dog Grooming by John. bath-cut=groom-nails 584-2027 or (850) 591-8301 W alk-Ins Welcome (3 miles down Puckett Rd,) 11/20-12/30 Laurie's Baked Goods We are making your holiday pies in Perry.Deep dish pecan, pumpkin, sweet potato, raisin and more pies.Call 937-426-0246 to order! 11/20-11/22LEGALS rfr rntbttttn rr rf A-9 T aco Times November 20, 2013 DEADLINES: Deadlines for classified ads are Monday by 5 p.m.for the T aco Times and 5 p.m.Wednesday for the P erryNews-Herald. Have a job opening? Advertise in the TACO TIMES classifieds today.Call 584-5513. Call 584-5513 to place your ad.


Inspired by the sugary Candyland theme A Cure is Sweet, Relay For Life teams let their imaginations and creative talents run wild for the kick-off reception held Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Perry Womans Club. There were topiaries fashioned from Dum-Dum Pops, giant candy pieces and colorful M&M balloons as well as an array of tasty treats including chili, cookies, cakes and dips. Sweeter still was the message the teams brought to the table: their resolve to Finish the Fight against cancer. Taylor County Relay For Life Planning Committee member Cyndie Grubbs said, The American Cancer Society celebrated a very special birthday this year. On May 22, we turned 100 years old. And to think, 100 years ago the word cancer wasnt spoken, and we lost almost all patients to this disease. Since then weve made enormous progress toward eliminating cancer entirely. Weve discovered behaviors that can prevent it and developed new treatments to beat it. As a result, more people today are surviving cancer and celebrating more birthdays A-10 Taco Times November 20, 2013 Community Popsicles fashioned from Rice Krispies were a hit with those attending Cancer survivor Vickie Collins, shown with Taylor County Relay-ers prepare to nish the ghtPlease see page 12


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with friends and loved ones than ever before. But our 100th birthday is not a time to rest; its a time to get loud by taking more action. Its a time to embark on our most ambitious crusade yet. We are determined to make this cancers last century. But to do that, we need your help. So thank for being here. Thank you to our returning team captains and relayers, to our sponsors, to our volunteers and to all cancer survivors and caregivers here tonight. To those of you who are looking forward to participating in the Relay For Life for the very rst time--welcome aboard. Together, we are going to help the American Cancer Society save more lives and nish the ght against cancer. Local survivor Vickie Collins shared the story of her cancer journey. Her husband, Joe, their granddaughter and greatgranddaughter, joined her at the reception. Additional committee members encourage teams to participate in the luminaria campaign and to broaden their scope when building membership for their teams. The 2014 Relay For Life will be held May 9-10 at the Taylor County High School track.A-12 Taco Times November 20, 2013 FINISH THE FIGHT Continued from page 10 Teams encouraged to broaden scope in recruiting members Point of Grace Christian has announced its honor roll for the rst nine weeks of the new school year: Kindergarten, All As Daniel Hartzog, Kynzie Grambling, Welden Peacock, Ava Lynch, Maddie Lyles, Shaw Lundy, Anna Pemberton, Calie Phillips, Trey Roberts, Laura Belle Ross and Gracie Simmons. Kindergarten, A/B Kiley Anderson, Bralyn Flowers, Hannah McAfee, Lindsey Russell and Parker Young. First grade, All As Ashlin Early, Autumn OQuinn, Baylor Sever, Brent Young, Christian Rock, Claire Carlton, Jeremy Thomas, Joshuway Ellison, Karlee Sherrer, Ryan Moody, Talan Aibejeris and William Hathcock. First grade, A/B Jodi DeVane and Jaxson Cerbone. Second grade, All As Noah Aman, Steven Bodiford, Samantha Bratcher, Aiden Cone, Kayla Edwards, Holly Gantz, Alana Hall, Landyn Hendry, Layla Hunter, Simon Jackson, Kolby Newton, Tanner Nix, Kaitee Roberts and Corbin Thomas. Second grade, A/B Rebekah Hill. Third grade, All As Emma Campbell, Eli Carlton, TJ Carlton, Caroline Lilliott, Wyatt Murrow and Sydney Walker. Third grade, A/B Cameron Croft, Evian Evans, Alayna Fittje, Blake Hernandez, Mitchell Hill, Michael ONeal, Maria Peacock, Payton Poitevint, Buck Reeves, Breauna Stanley and Trenton Hill. 4th grade, All As Kailee Brunson, Sarah Hunt, Dalton Woods and Chase Young. 4th grade, A/B Travis Bush, Zachary Cassidy, Blayne Clanton, Aidan Cribbs, Aliya Early, Abrianna Ellison, Allison Grubbs, Marysa Gunter, Johnathan Marshall, Hailey Parker and Cassidy Roberts. 5th grade, All As Sydney Carlton, Maddie Drawdy, Kaitlyn Strickland and Katie Lundy. 5th grade, A/B Alexis Watts, Anna Hill, Kristin Dorman, Hope Murphy, Roland Early and Hailey Walker. 6th grade, All As Seth Bush and AbbiGayle Cope. 6th grade, A/B Elizabeth Bratcher, AJ Lemus, Ann-Marie McAfee, Alexis Rock, Kaitlynn Shelton, Allison Towles, Wes Williams and Zane Willoughby. 7th grade, All As Eli Dorman and Kevin Eckel. 7th grade, A/B Jasmine Browning, Canyon Gray, Casey Huntsinger and Cole Tuten. 8th grade, All As Kinley Dorman, Justin Eckel and Garrison Towles. 8th grade, A/B Mikayla Brooke, Lanzy Cribbs, Owen Drawdy, Andrew Hall, Robin Phillips, Daniel Horton, Ryan Hart, Jason Lott and Aubreigh Johnson. 9th grade, A/B Melissa Maynard, Bradley Clanton and Clayton Bush. 10th grade, All As Hannah Baron, Lacey Horton, Mozi Maubach and Brienna Walker. 10th grade, A/B Morgan Cribbs. Point of Grace recognizes star students