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Lions Club Celebrates
Our 140th Year. Number 21
Friday, March 4, 2005
Madison, Florida 32340
Lee Town Council Considers Emergency Broadcast Link
Junior Odom addresses the Lee Town Council about us-
ing the water tower for his ham radio signal, in case of nat-
ural disasters. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo b. Bill Mc-
Crea, March 1. 20051
Friday Is Last Day
Babe Ruth Softball
The lat da\y to !.n up for ''
Babe Ruth League softball i n- "
day. March 4. Applications are?
also available at Madison Sport-
Senior League baseball ap-
plications are also available at
Madison Sporting Goods. Bo\ s,
13-15 years old. are included in
Applications % ill be accept-
ed through March 12. Tryouts
twill be held at the Madison
Count) Recreational Park at 9
a.m. Senior League baseball w ith not interfere with school base-
ball games or summer league activities.
Car Hits Utility Trailer
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A two-vehicle accident
ended with a woman seriously
injured. The wreck occurred
Friday. February 25. at 7:55
According.. to, a Florida
Highway Patrol report.
Christina L. Ash. 24. of Live
Oak, was headed west on U.S.
90 in a 2001 Chetrolet, near
Macedonia Baptist Church.
Daxid Anthony Cline, 19. of
Live Oak. w'as slowing to
make a left turn into a drive-
Ash failed to see Cline's
1969 Ford pickup ahead in
time to stop safely. She struck
the right rear of the trailer be-
ing towed by Cline.
worth of damage was done to
Ash's car and $100 worth of
damage %\as done to Cline's
FHP Trooper Tom Roder-
ick was the investigating offi-
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Feed & Game Chart........12A
Jail Report....................... 3A
Nation & World........... 15A
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Step Back In Time.......... 14A
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By Bill McCrea
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Junior. Odom appeared,
before the Lee Town Council
on Tuesday evening, March:
1. Odom requested the ap-
proval of the Lee council to
use the water tower to trans-
mit his ham .radio signal in
times of disaster, '%hen regu-
lai communication channels
The ham radio signal,
Odom .added, could st\ ing
into action a-sisting emer-
gency communication ef-
forts, and working with. pub.-
lic service agencies..
City Managei- Cher)l
Archambault said that she
had talked the matter over
with the city engineer and he
said that the toter would
hold the cable.
To % n Council President
Doug McNicol uugested that
the TV cable to\\er that
BN Jacob Bembn
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A man suffered serious in-
jurLes when he crashed his
Hai e\ Dac idson imotourrclc
on Saturday.-February 19. at
the 240' eastbound interstate
mile marker near Greenville.
According to a Florida
Highway Patrol report.
Richard Cannia Williamson.
stands at 135 feet could be
used. The council was not
sure which tower to use. and
tabled the matter for further
Hemanes Gets $2
An Hour Raise
For Right Now
be paid extra for an\ duties
she performs after her normal
8-5 working day.
Henderson proposed a $100 a
month stipend for Hemanes.
During a discussion.
which brought some confusion
about Hemanes' job title, her
duties and her job classifica-
tion, the $100 a month tiure
was changed to $2 per hour.
of Onnond Beach. xas east-
bound %then he had a blowout
on the rear tire of the Harle\
Davidson. \\ illiamson lost
corquu of the inoitoi.:le andii
it overturned in the median of
The accident occurred at
approximately 2:06 p.m. that
Please See Biker. Page 13A
B\ Jacob Bembrv
Oleent: Publishing. Inc.
The Madison Countr
Commission approved a pa'-
ment supplement for Heidi
Hemanes. administrative as-
sistant to the board, at its
Wednesday, March 2 meeting.
Hemanes has assumed
some of the responsibilities
hIld b> formin Countk Man-
ager Paula Arnold. since
Arnold's resignation effective
Alfred Nlartin indicated that
he felt Hemanes should only
Chairman Alfred Martin op-
posed the salar) increase.
Henderson made a motion
to that effect. His motion was
seconded bN Commissioner
Local Champ Heads To
Regional Spelling Bee
Greene Publishing, Inc.
welcomes Bill McCrea. its
newest reporter, aboard.
Bill is a fonner resident of
Gainesville. "\here he lived for
10 years after moving there
followxine ser ice in the Na v.
McCrea served in the Persian
Gulf War w iule he was in the
Bill is a Florida native,
born in St. Petersburg. He at-
tended St. .Pete High and the
UnixersitN of North Florida
Bill interned with The
Record newspaper in
Gaines,.ille. owned by Ben
and Connie Roe\e.
His parents, Bing and Sara
Lynn, live in Gainesville.
Bill is looking forward to
settling into the conlmmunity
and exploring the great out-
doors of Madison Count.
If you hate any news for
Bill, or ha% e an e\ ent. for him
to co% er, please give him a call
Local spelling bee champion James Wallace, right. will compete in Jacksonville this Sat-
urday. March 5. in the Regional Spelling Bee at the Florida Times-Union Newspaper Build-
ing. He and his runner-up, Pericia Lofton, left, were honored at Tuesday night's school
board meeting. They were presented with spelling bee pins by Madison County School Su-
perintendent Lou Miller, center, and Jan McHargue, spelling bee coordinator, who looks on
in the background. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, March 1, 2005)
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Ray Charles Sculpture
This letter is in reference to the February 23rd article re-
garding the Town of Greenville considering different artists for
the Ray Charles sculpture. My grandmother, Patricia Mugge
Reams knew Ray Charles (or R.C. Robinson) through her moth-
er-in-law and father-in-law, the late Ruth "Mapop" Reams and
A.D. Reams, Sr. She has told me several stories some from her
own personal knowledge and others she heard directly from
The article stated that Ray Charles took piano lessons from
my great grandmother Mapop Reams. This is not factual since
Mapop didn't play the piano. It has also been reported that my
great grandfather, A.D. Reams, Sr. and another man paid for Ray
Charles to go to the School for the Blind in St. Augustine. This
is also incorrect. He actually received a government grant,
which paid his tuition.
Some of the confusion may result from the fact that A.D.
Reams and Dr. McLeod wrote letters to help facilitate R.C. get-
Monitired 24 Hoiurs A Day
You Own The System
ting into the school. R.C.'s mother visited the Reams's asking
for their assistance and they did help in that regard. When R.C.
came home for summer vacations he would go up to the Reams
home and show them what he'd learned on the piano. Therefore
he did play their piano several times. In fact, in 1944 while
Grandmother Pat was carrying my father, Joe, R.C. played that
same piano for her. She recalls one song in particular named "I
Just Can't See for Lookin'". Because of the song's title she
thought he'd written it although she subsequently found out he
didn't. My grandfather, Joe Reams, Sr., while delivering sale
papers for his father A.D.'s store, used to pick R.C. up to ride
along. There are others here in Greenville that have many more
memories of R.C. Robinson.
The facts that I've presented are verified by quotes from
Ray Charles in his authorized biography "Ray Charles, Man and
Music" by Michael Lydon.
Joe S. Reams, III
The Ginger Jar
Column s .
Yes, Terry Schiavo Is
Very Much a Victim
dresses ~onlv one ca~se.
Schiavo and her family. Terry,
S1690 Raymond Diehl Rd., B1 being brain-dead, cannot pos-
Tallahassee, Florida 32308 sibly know. of my sympathy.
EF#0000233 And her family probably,
would not care one way or the,
.R other t\ hat I think or feel
'And therein lies the truth.
Jacob's Ladde Last \,eek. leaders of a right-
S-to-.l e group delivered bo\e.s
Jacob Bemnbr. of petitions to Tallahassee.
C.liunr-: seeking some aasurance that
the _o'.ernor arnd legislarm e
111 i nll .ke a Iw o_\er-diind 2
S ; Mcihael Schia\o'.s decision to
nChris n Y irirt Ai vhi\.kwfeto die Pe-
" "-"* -b, .v..,.'- .- the.'g6v'iWf ed a la\1'
A Sm ile O i To Tlir ace keep Tel,, :aln\e but the
courts declared it unconstitu-
And He said to me, "Write for these things are true and tonal. Terry's parents have
faithful." R,'tlui,rhi 21:5B gone to court after court after
I appreciate allfthe kind compliments I've gotten on this col- court, trying to get some con-
umn. I especially enjoy it when someone tells me that they have trol over their daughter's med-
clipped. the column out and put it on their efrigeratoi. or they ical treatment. Recently, the
tell le Ihat tilhe\ hi.'.e been inspiied I sonmeihiing I lih.e written. Department of Children and
A partly of me i ies that I could take .ll the credit for the Families decided to check into
columns, but there's a bigger part of me that is more gracious -,leI.ations that Terry is being
and realize \\ heie mi best c-lniuns comefrom. God has grant- neglected. B
ed me the iniipraiiion and the words for mni.st of my columns, es- none of that matters.
none of that matters.
pecialh the ones folks say inspiie them. The law at present allows
I thank .ll of \ou for our kind ,' oids. I enlo meeting peo- the spouse to make medical
ple who read'my column and are uplifted through the Holy Spir- decisions. The parents, no
it because of it. That is one of the fringe benefits of my job get- matter how much they love
ting to meet all the nice people in this county. that child, lose their authority
If there is one thing I would like to tell you, it's that God at the wedding The DCF has
loves you, and I do, also. My love could never be as complete as little or no control ver the sit-
God's. however. He sent His only Son. Jesus Christ. to die for us u.tion. Millions of signatures
on the cross to ia% e us iom nour sins. Keep Chlisit in :our he.n eon d not change a
and a smile on 1\our face and lou \\ill go tar in this life arid en- g. The le|idlature cannot
joy life tome ermnorie in IHIe.'eti i God. e\pect a liav. to stand if it ad-
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And Terry's case is not
unique. True, it has gripped
the attention of the media
world-wide; even the Pope has
made a comment on the situa-
tion. Yet similar circumstances
force unpleasant decisions on(
spouses,. parents, and
niuardians everN da\ in the
state of Florida. These citi-
zens. % ith breaking hearts,. di-
rect phiNsicians to pull a plug
or to %withhold a treatment.
knowi ine their lo\ed ones \\ ill
C0oon breathe their last. It is the
i *- *.". i' I.- I I s
Yet Michael Schia\o is
not pernutted to do that final
kindness for his wife. Too
nitny people.are interfering in
\ hat is essentially and legally
his decision. Terry is a victim
- a victim of public finger-
pointing, judicial nnsmanage-
ment, and o er-zealous reli-
gionisrnm. All of these con-.:
cerned do-gooders have de-
prined her of the right to a dig-
Michael Shiavo is trying
to release his wife from her
earthly body, a body that no
longer serves her and has no
brain activity to direct it. As
the husband who has struggled
with this decision for 15 years,
he alone should be free to di-
rect the situation as he choos-
es. Certainly it is not easy for
him, but it would console him
with the knowledge that he
had given Terry an eternity of
freedom from the distress in
which she has existed.
We all have a soft spot in
our hearts for people who suf-
fer. But sometimes that soft
spot must be pushed aside in
order to relieve-the suffering. I
have informed- both of my
children in. writingg -of my
wishes.to be released and not
kept alive by. artificial means(,,.
Any adult who has not made
his. wishes known may find
himself at the,center of an
emotional tornado such as Ter-
ry Schiavo has lived in, unbe-
knownst to her, for one-third
of her time on earth.
: It is time for Terry to'be at
rest. It is time for the rest of
the world to step aside and al-
low Michael to seek that rest
for the woman he married. His
is the right, .and his is the re-
sponsibility. No one else's
opinion not mine, not the
parents, not the right-to-life.
group, not state officials -.mat-:
ters. Let this man get on with
his private decision and deal
with his private pain. Then,
and only then, will Terry be a
victim no longer.
Madison County .
Get A Taste For Nutrition!
It's National Nutrition Month and the American Dietetics As-
sociation reminds us the food you eat each day the type, quality
and amount plays a vital role in your overall health. Sound nutri-
tion practices shouldn't mean you deprive yourself of food; but
rather you get a wide variety of foods in your .meals each day.
Take the month of March to expand your horizons and try new
foods. Be adventurous because variety is the spice of life. Choose
foods based on flavor, texture, and colors that are tasty and health-
Treat your taste buds. You decide how much and how often'
Choose foods sensibly by looking at the.big picture; it's what you
eat over several days, not just one meal or day that counts. So en-
joy all of you favorite foods just try eating them in moderate
Maintain a healthy weight. Managing your weight plays a vi-
tal role in achieving and maintaining good health and quality of life.
Carr ing excess weight may put you at greater risk for health prob-
lems. The news is that healthy eating and regular physical activity
make it easier to achieve- lifelong weight management and long-
Balance food choices with your lifestyle. Choosing the right
balance of food helps you get the-right combination of nutrients. So
balance \our food choice '.'.ith \our phlisical actiiities to achieve
and maintain a health 'N.etihi and lilest le.
Be acti\ e. Be creat\i e and enjo. a \ ,,riet o.f \ at s to siN active.
to feel ',our best. There', no need foi e\pensi\c equipment or com-
plicated timnes, programs. Start b\ making a list of physical activ-
itie. that fit \our lifet\ le and schedule on e\er\ day.
The Uni\ esit\ of Florida E\tension Madison CouniN is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Affirmati, e Action Employer authorized
to provide research, educational information and other ser ices
only to individuals and institutions that function without regard to
race, color, sex, age, handicap or national origin.
2/23/05 ,ion of drug paraphernalia,
Voncile Anneine Birab\-- posse;sion of marijuana less
VOP icounti', than 2.0 grams
Theron LaMorns lMe- 2/26/05
Daniel D m st ic Stanle Ra\ Odom--
jolence/batter\ D\\ LSR or cancelled
Gerald Bernard Prnichet-- James Earl Williams--
.kogiaatied battery 'oni a preg- D\\LSR or cancelled. resisting
nant person. aggia .ited ba- .in officer \. iLhout violence
o It. d A.41. U. f,. e _ipjia -.- .. .n i &t -1n U Adamn --
J om -.r, rAc',..B lam-'-i..Duitfestc uf ifatti"\
S",coirtrocLt b C"Iordell
Je ome Ramiond Adamis-
-DWLSR or cancelled
Anthony Hodge, Jr.--VOP
Travis Sherod Irvine--
Lea. in, the scene of an acci-
Ella Dede Edwards--VOP,
Anyone Bernard Hill--
\ OP i circuit. cotiniri"
Pairice Nichole Hbbard--'
session of drug paraphernalia,
possession of marijuana less
than 20 grams
Ezra Livingston Ivey--At-
taching a tag not assigned. no,
motor chicle registration
Monette Lynn Mulkey--
Erving Rogers--VOP (cir-
John Thomas Chastain III-
S-Contempt of court (non-sup-
por ti.I '
Valerie Carol Martin--
DWLSR or cancelled, posses-
Jerry Lacadrick Miller--
Miguel Rodriguez Trevi-
no--DWLSR or cancelled
Traci Dell Connell--Do-
De\in Vaslhatn Ale\an-
der--BurglarN, dealing in
stolen property theft/traffick-
ing, grand theft 111
Elshanti Ray Ivory--Petit
Chad Darren Munn--DUI
Andrea Regina Heidel-
burg--DWLSR or cancelled
James Clarence Hills--
Failure to appear (arraign-
Julian C. Felton--Detainer
Rbnnie Eugene Blanton--
Roberto Donald Barragan--
VOP (circuit) '
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FWday, March 4, 2005
4A The Madison Enterprise-Recorder AROUND MADISON COUNTY
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Friday, March 4, 2005
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The Lions Club Ladies Night is alwa s
such a delightful event for all who attend.
Pictured here are Lion, Jim Sale and
wife, Kathy, along with Lu Sands, A
wife of former Lion, Jim Sands.
( Good conversation %as enjoyed b. all who
attended the Special cwcning at the Lions
Club. Pictured here are Ginn. Burns. left. %ife of
b former Lion Bob Burns, and Rachel Reichman.
% ife of former Lion. Kirbh Reichman.
Lion Bobby Williams and wife
Jackie enjoyed the Special festivi-
ties at the Lions Club Ladies
Lion, Lee FerDon and wife, Karen, are caught on cam-
era during the Special Lion's Valentine's Ladies Night.
Enjoying the fun and fellowship at Ladies Night are
Lion, Joe Peavy and wife Suzanne. Suzanne did an out-
standing job of decorating and planning the entertainment.
Enjoying fellowship and good times at Ladies' Night
were Lion, Tracy Reeves, wife Sandra, and Lion, Wes
New Physical Therapy
,: Jennifer "Jenny" Sheffield
Maphis, M.P.T., has recently been
Appointed Clinic Director of
Tallahassee Orthopedic & Sports
Physical Therapy located on the cor-
ner of Dade and Range Streets in
S .Madison. Jenny replaces Monica
Norfleet, P.T., who moved with her
husband, Nat, and their family, to
I Ak Tuscon, Arizona in September.
Jenny was born and raised in
Tallahassee where she attended Florida High School. Being
very interested in all sports, she participated in volleyball,
softball and cheerleading. After suffering an injury that pre-
vented her from playing active sports, she volunteered to
work with the school's sports teams as an assistant to Jim
Watson, the Athletic Trainer for Florida High and co-owner
of TOSPT. Under Jim's tutelage and working alongside the
team physicians, she acquired a vast knowledge of sports
injuries and prevention. Athletic training became a huge
part of her high school life and she became a vital part'of the
Florida High sports program.
Jenny went on to FSU on a football athletic training
scholarship and majored in Biological Sciences with a strong
emphasis on pre-med. Along the way, Jenny realized that she
could combine her passion for athletics with her infatuation
for medicine. Instead of becoming a Certified Athletic
Trainer, she recognized that she could be involved with ath-
letes while also working with other populations in the med-
ical field. Jenny then went on to the University of Florida to
acquire her Master's degree in Physical Therapy.
Recently married to Scott Maphis, a manager with
Publix in Tallahassee, they enjoy family, friends and their
two dogs. (Scott's hobby is training retrievers.) Jenny is
vitally interested in helping people from the very young to
the very mature overcome problems that affect their abilities
to move and function as well as they can in their daily lives
and in teaching the prevention of injury and loss of move-
Please feel free to call Jenny if you desire information on
TALLAHASSEE ORTHOPEDIC & SPORTS
New Clinic Hours Are:
7:30 5:00 Monday Thursday 7:30 11:30 Friday
102 E. Dade Street Madison, FL (850) 973-3316
Lion President Opie Peavy and wife Paige, smile for the
camera during the Special Lion's Club Valentine's Ladies'
The Monticello Opera House
The Musical Comedy, NUNSENSE!
March 4, 5, 6, 11 and 12
The Little Sisters of Hoboken are in trouble, and they need
cash; so (What else?) They put on a show. There'll be nuns
singing, dancing and telling jokes. You'll' meet Sister Robert
Anne, a graduate of St. Clare's School for the Deplorable, Sister
Hubert, whose earthiness just might corrupt the novices, Sister
Amnesia, who can't remember who she is or much else, and 'Sis-
ter Leo, who aspires to become the first nun ballerina. Sister
Regina is the Mother Superior (not quite) in charge of the con-
For the Friday and Saturday performances, the doors open
at 6:30; dinner is at 7:00; and the show starts at 8:00. The Sun-
day matinee (on the 6th) is at 3:00 PM. Dinner-and-the-show
tickets are $30. Show only tickets are $15. Call 850-997-4242
for information and reservations.
Boy Scout And Cub Scout
To Hold Event Day
Boy Scout and Cub Scout EVENT DAY! is quickly approach-
ing. Held on the Courthouse Lawn in Madison County, Florida 9:00
a.m. 4:00 p.m. A FREE Event for all of Madison County families
including Greenyille, Pinetta, Lee, are invited to bring their boys
and families to this event.. You don't have to be a Boy Scout or Cub
Scout to attend. Sign-up will be available at the event for those who
want to join the Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts in their area. Informa-
tion and answers to your questions can be answered at this event.
Leaders will be standing by from the various groups to help you.
Although the first attempt was Rained Out, it did not rain out our
'Scout Spirit and everyone is ready once more to be on-hand to have
a great day of fun.
A full day of fun for the entire family! At the end of the day
there will be some really nice Give-a-Way Items from several of the
local businesses. (Must be present to win and complete the sign-off
sheet provided at registration desk). Please come and support your
Boy Scouts and Cub Scout Groups. For those former Boy Scout and
Eagle Scout Adults who want to come and share your memorabilia,
talk to the future scouts, share your stories or help with the event.
We want you. Call today 850-971-5114 Lanette Hill. We will get
you on the schedule, too. Thank you.
Lion, Tom Moffses with his special valentine, wife,
Tucky, during the Lion's Club Valentine's Ladies Night.
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison Countians are invited to get involved helping with
tsunami relief efforts. An informational meeting on how you can
be involved will be held Monday, February 7, at 12 noon at the
First Baptist Church in Madison.
Lunch will be provided to those attending at no cost.
Invite your colleagues and associates to attend.
Please RSVP to 973-3266 (Fellowship Baptist Church),
973-8607 (Middle Florida Baptist Association) or 973-2788 (the
Madison Chamber of Commerce).
Friday, March 4, 2005
AROUND MADISON COUNTY
The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 5A
SThank You I
The family and close friends of Norman C. Hutto
wish to extend their sincere appreciation for the tele-
phone calls, prayers, food and visits during his illness B
that always lifted his and our spirits and shall never be -
f forgotten. The same is true of the other kindnesses
shown following his passing. The tributes, floral and
verbal, as well as the prayers, visits, cards and
food not only sustained us spiritually and
r physically but helped us to better bear our
grief; they will always be treasured by each
and every ones of use.
Thank you so much!
John "Newt" Sands
John Newton Sands, 79, died Monday, February 28, 2005,
at The Health Center of Lake City, Lake City. Funeral services
were held Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel
of Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. The burial took place at
Macedonia Cemetery in Madison County. The family received
friends at Beggs Funeral Home Tuesday, March 1, 2005.
He was born in Moniac, Georgia, and had lived in Madison
and Perry before moving to' Lake City 30 years ago. He was a
fireman for 17 years with the Division of Forestry and a duty of-
ficer for 13 years for the Game and Fresh Water Fish Commis-
sion. He was an avid gardener'and loved working in his yard.
He also enjoyed fishing. He was a member of Pine Gro\ e Bap-
tist Church in Lake City.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Thera Johnson
Sands, Lake City; two sons, John "Sandy" Sands, Jr. (Linda), of
Albany, Ga. and Kim Sands (Kathy) of Warner Robbins, GA.;
two daughters, Vickie Hannah (Thomas) of Tallahassee and Tina
Mauldin (Dana) of Tallahassee; three brothers. Ira Sands and'
Henry Sands, both of Tallahassee and Jim Sands of Macclenny;,
two sisters, Sadie Blair of Madison and Mildred Long of Chip-
ley; six grandchildren, Michael and Shelton Sands of Perry, John
and Robert Sands of Lake City, and Lucas and MaNlie Sapp of,
Tallahassee: 'five great-grandsons and t\'.o great grand-daugh-
Etoy "Nat" Arnold
Etoy "Nat" Arnold. 64. died Saturday, February 26. 2005,
A native of Greenville, Arnold was known for her kindness.
Before retiring, she was employed as a machine operator at
Florida Plywood for 15 years. She was a member of Shiloh Mis-
sionary Baptist Church in Greenville.
Survivors include her mother, Rebecca Noble Arnold: three
daughters, Angie Thompkins and Shawnta (Derek Hopkins,
both of Greenville and Letha (Allen) Ganzy of Madison; one
son, Patrick Hampton (Teneka) of Greenville; three sisters,
Susie Jay, Beulah (James) Livingston, and Jane Arnold, all of
Greenville; four brothers, Eddie Arnold, Woodrow (Odessa)
Arnold, Rooseselt (Linda) Arnold and Freddie Arnold. all of
Greenville; 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ed Arnold. her
daughter, Debbie Arnold. and her sister, Maniie Arnold.
Minister Geneva C. Davis gave leave of this world to re-
turn back to her Heavenly Father on February 28, 2005. Davis
was the daughter of the late Wilton & Gertrude Cooks of Madi-
son. She was a faithful member at High Antioch A.M.E. Church.
She leaves her husband, Jack Davis, and a loving family to cher-
ish her memories and life.
Homegoing services to celebrate the life of Minister Davis
will be held Saturday, March 5, 2005, 2:00 p.m. at High Antioch
A.M.E. Church, Cherry Lake.
Cooks & Cooper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Around The Town
"Good morning to you, good morning to you." Can you be-
lieve this weather? Winter, spring and summer all rolled into one.
And if you don't like it this morning, wait a few hours and it will
change to please you.
Spring, though, seems to be springing forth. We saw evidence
at the (James) Bells' residence which is sporting new vinyl siding
including contrasting colored shutters. It looks really great. By the
way, when you see James ask him what the difference is between a
white Buick and a white Oldsmobile. It's quite a story and may
prove to be continued.
We saw more evidence at Horse Tales that very interesting lit-
tle business is ready for spring in sparkling new white siding. Even
the Town Hall has been painted inside and the old Lee School's
bathrooms and gym have been brightened with coats of paint. The
imminent arrival of Lee Day may have a small effect on this be-
ginning of "sprucing up the town."
We heard through the grapevine the Madison Enterprise
Recorder, that is (isn't it odd that this column gets news from the
paper for which it is being written?) that interesting things have
been happening at our post office and add our congratulations to
Mary Santerfeit, who is now officially the Lee Postmaster after
spending the past year here as the Officer in Charge. Mary is a de-
lightful "people person" who should prove to be an asset in this po-
We also add out congratulations to Eddie Hale, our wonderful
mail carrier, who was honored for 30 years of service in his postal
career here. Anyone who knows Eddie will tell you that there is no
nicer person anywhere and we agree.
Last but not least, we congratulate Doug McNicol on his re-
tirement after 19 years with our postal service. When we retired and.
moved back to Lee from Jacksonville, we found Doug who is a
very smart guy, to be very helpful if we had a questions about any-
thing, especially after we joined him on the Lee Town Council.:
Happy retirement, Doug!
Together these three "salt of the earth" people have served the
postal service for a cumulative 74 years. We are fortunate to have
them in Lee.
Another thing for which we appreciated there E.R. was the
Campers on Mission store. We had put'a few lines .about them in
our column before but wanted someone to cover this important sto-
i% % ith pictures. Nost. thanks to Ernestine Kinse and to Jacob's
pictures, these wonderful people ha'e been shown the appreciation
and respect which they deserve.
Sunday of the,20th \ as one of the nicest days we've enjoyed
for a while. On that beautiful morning; we went to church Mace-
donia,.where the choir really rose to the occasion with the last song
"The Halleluiah Chorus"". Then Rev. Turner gave. a heart rending
sermon ohn the agony of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Later that evening, we enjoyed a wonderful 3-hour visit from
Hubert and Mbntez Fox of Jasper. Hubert is Bob Bembry's (our
, pfjllic-er nephelv', .nd Iic h.id nhi .eel .nie another -ince the lj.l
Lee Day. Evening church ended a perfect day.
Joyce Rutherford enjoyed a wonderful 4-day visit last week
with her brother, Jim Merritt of Winter Park, and Jim's son, Joe, of
Apopka, and while they were here, their sister and her husband, De-
lores and Jerry Neill of Lake City, came over. They all had a great
family time together, spending much of it at their family home -
their mother Mildred Merritt's place, which is Joyce's "second
We went to the Bill Nelson Town Hall Meeting at NFCC with
Simon and Ernestine Kinsey and we all thoroughly enjoyed Bill's
speech and the question and answer part which followed. His 30-
year background in our country's complicated no, convoluted -
system of politics (excuse us, government) really showed as he
covered the Iraq situation, the Social Security issue, the health and
education problems skillfully and without notes, even to years,
dates and amounts. He spoke of himself as a moderate Democrat
who believes in the two parties and the President working together
for the good of the country.
Ernestine had a birthday on Thursday many happy returns
which she thoroughly enjoyed with family. All of son Bobby's
family were there; son Abe from Wakulla; and son William and
Candy's son Justin from Tallahassee.. Only Candy was unable to
round out the family circle.
At this point, we need to ask for prayer for Ernestine's sister,
Juanita, who had been ill but is better, for the Joe and Beverly
Odom family, the Bill Harrelson family (his death came as a shock
to us); and for Cheryl's father, Joe.
Plans for Lee Day are meshing quite nicely we have a won-
derful group on the committee this year. They meet again Thursday
evening so we'll bring you up to date next time, but be sure to get
your entries in for the parade, alumni dinner, arts and crafts, blue
ribbon event, and special exhibits. For info, call 971-5867,
We leave you now with this (from Rev. Turner), "an optimist
is one who, in falling from a 13-story indoor. says as he passes the
third story So far, so good!"
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6A The Madison Enterprise-Recorder AROUND MADISON COUNTY
Frank Ruff Local C.P.A. / Day By Day
Speaks At 55 Plus Club Celebrations
Frank Ruff, local C.P.A., spoke at the February meeting of the 55
lus Club. He told the large group assembled the many changes in the By Edna Turner-Crawford
tax laws that might affect their 2004 tax returns. Ruff answered ques-
tions from the audience about estate taxes, trusts and deferred tax pay-
"A PASSION FOR
Two generations of the Schnitker family are pictured to-
gether at a recent Madison Academy basketball game, as they
watched a third generation of the family play ball. Evan
Schnitker, son of Clay and Kay, played in the game. Pictured
left to right are Walteria Schnitker, Clay Schnitker, Kay
Schnitker and Boogie Schnitker. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Pho-
to by Mary Ellen Greene)
Of Art Exhibit
For the month of March the North Florida Community Col-
lege Art Gallery will feature works of local artists who are con-
nected to NFCC either as alumni, past or present art students, or
former employees. Thus named the Friends of Art exhibit, the
show will open with a reception Sunday, March 6 from 2-4 p.m.
in the Art Gallery. The public is im ited to attend.
The exhibit is being coordinated by Lisa Frank, NFCC art
instructor, who is carrying on an annual tradition began by her
predecessor, William Gardner.
The majority of %%orks oil display will be from various
painting medium and will remain on display until March 28.
\Visitors are welcome-.o \'iew the exhibit. free of tiarge. et\een
the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Fridaty.::i
Please join NFCC for the opening reception of the Friends
in Art Exhibit on March 6. The
Art Gallern is located in the
NFCC Student Center, building
'in~iiyLong #9, on the NFCC campus in
For more information, contact
n o e r :-Lisa Frank at (850) 973-1642
CA~LL .80092867 or email, FrankL@nfcc.edu
ForFre I onslta.
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STATE FARM SELECT AGENT |
(850) 973-6641 l
Lee United Methodist Church was host tor the February luncheon G O D' P
and served delicious soup and sandwiches, with desserts in keeping 'S ) IIV C Y '
with the Valentine theme. The tables were decorated with beautiful red Most of us have really busy lives. Whether we are stay at
and white camelias from the garden of Beanie S earcy. Most of us have really busy lives. Whether we are stay at
and white camelias from the garden of BeaneSearcy. home moms, entrepreneurs, meeting the challenges of corporate
55 Plus Club meets at the United Methodist Cooperative Center on home mos, entrepreneurs, meeting the challenges of corporate
the second Wednesday of the month, except July and August at 12:00 America, doctors, lawyers, ministers, teachers, no matter what
noon. our vocation in life, a great deal of the time, we find ourselves
Everyone in the community,55 yearsoldand elders ite to busy and occasionally overwhelmed by the demands that are
Everyone i the community, 55 years old and older, is invited to
the monthly luncheon and program; there are no costs of any kind. The placed on us. When these times occur, wisdom says that we need
to stop, re-evaluate and ultimately be restored. When we do not
programs, which are arranged by Stuart Fenneman, are a vital part of 55 to stop, re-evaluate and ultimately be restored. When we do not
Plus Club, and are geared to the interests of seniors. take the time to renew and rejuvenate, we become'burnt out and
The March meeting will be on March 9. 2005. and will be hosted were of little or no value to ourselves or those we are attempt-
by Pinetta United Methodist Church. The program Willbe presented by ing to serve. If Jesus took the time to get away and to rest, we,
Mayor Myra Valentine on the development in and around Madison. who are made in His image and likeness, need to do the same
Don't miss this delightful and informative speaker. No reservations are thing. It is imperative that we have great passion to spend time
necessary. in the presence of an Almighty God.
For information about this outreach ministry or any program of the There are times when we busy ourselves with things that are
United Methodist Cooperative Ministries, contact the Coordinator, Lin- not required by the Father, and have nothing to do with His plan
da Gaston at 929-4938.
Pine Lake Nursin0g Home
To Host Talent Show
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, hIc.
Back by popular demand, the Pine Lake Idol Contest, a tal-
ent contest based on the American Idol TV series is back at Pine
Lake Nursing Home in Green% ille. The fun will be held March
18 at 2 p.m.
All talented folks and "tv anna-be" talents are inv ited to par-
ticipate in the contest or just come and watch.
You may download 'our own music and, even put the
song's lyrics on an overhead projector for audience participa-
tion. If you're a musician. please bring your guitar, banjo. or
whatever instrument you choose. A karaoke machine is available
Refreshments will be served and prizes awarded to the con-
Cathy Krentz, Pine Lake administrator, said it be "Just plain
Life should be fun at any age.
LEE DAY PARADE
ENTRIES BEING SOUGHT
Parade invitations hame been and still are being sent ask-
ing for entries in the Lee Homecoming Day parade. If you
ha'e not received one and would like to join in the fun, please
call Thelma Thompson 971-0011 or Cheryl at 971-5867. We
welcome you the more the merrier, the louder the better!
LEE JUNIOR HIGH
In\ stations have been mailed to everyone who was on
last \ear's list. If you do not receive one and would like to at-
fend, please call 971-0011. 971-5807 or 971-5867 and we
will send you one. For those of you both with, and without.
invitations who would like to let us know any highlights of
your life since the "good old golden rule days" please send a
short letter to Thelma Thompson at PO Box 57. Lee, FL
S \e look forward to both seeing you and/or hearing from
for our lives or kingdom building. The Word tells us that only
what we do for Christ will last. As in all things. we need to make
certain that we are hearing God,with regard to ALL activities in
which we become involved. There are times when it may be a
good and w orth'w while cause or venture, but if it is not God-or-
dained and orchestrated by the Father "for your life" it has no
"eternal % alue". Our focus should be on things that impact eter-
nity, bring the lost into the Kingdom of God, and will ultimately
transform us into the image of our heavenly Father. When we do
things to be well-spoken of by man. we become (man-pleasers).
The Word tells us to "seek to please no man" and when We do,
that will be the only reward that we w ill receive. A passion for
God's presence leads us to spend time with Him... hearing only
We each need to daily stop and take spiritual inventory of
our lives. We need to ask ourselves am I hearing from God? Am
I moving in harmony with what God is requiring for my life? Is
God getting the glory out of EVERYTHING that I do and say?
Are my priorities in divine order with regard to God, family,
church, and community? Am I waiting for God's season-and tim-
ing? Am I walking honorably and blamelessly before God, and
in the calling that He has ordained for me? Is my will totally
aligned with the will of God? Jesus said "I only say whatthe Fa-
ther says and I do what m) Father does." The same should ap-
ply to us as His disciples. We should only (say and do) what the
Father tells us to. He tells us to acknowledge Him first in all
things and He will direct our paths. When we make decisions
without first seeking His guidance, and waiting to hear what He
says, we are ultimately setting ourselves up for failure. Because
He is God. and cannot change. He gives us the choice of making
independent decisions until we realize that without Holy Spirit
inspired revelation and guidance. we often times make decisions
and choices that alter the God-ordained course of our lives.
Those decisions and choices sometimes take most of our lives to
correct. Therefore, each of us at different times in our lives need
to slow down. do the inventory, assess our actions and activities,
and make certain that we've heard ti Word from the Father with
regard to what we should be doing. Spending time in His pres-
ence empowers us to have clarity and direction for our lives.
God does not want us to get so busy that we forget to nurture
and cultivate our relationship with Him. When the busy things
in life pull us away from Him and the time we spend with Him,
we can be certain that the activity.is not ordained nor orchestrat-
ed by Him. He wants so much to spend time with us. He looks
forward to spending time with us. tUnderstand that God is wise
and knows, ALL THINGS. He knows that speriding time with
Him gives us revelation, clarity, direction. and restoration.
Equipped with these, we can move assuredly into whatever are-
na that He takes us. When we take time from the busy things in
life and spend time in the presence of God. we can experience
spiritual restoration. This restoration will empower us-to effec-
tively be about the Father's business. He can then expand our
territory and we can experience an increase in divine appoint-
ments and experience abundance in e'ery facet of our lives.
However, we must take time for Him. before we can become
equipped to serve those that He places in our lives. And yes, be-
cause He was a servant.....we too are servants. Spending time in
His presence equips us to serve effectively.
I speak first to myself, and then to you. Take time for the One
who wants to spend time with you. More than anyone, He longs
to spend time with each of us. We are His most valued creation,
made in His image, and life breathed into us. Let us each com-
mit to spending time with Him, and thus becoming divinely
equipped for gathering souls for His kingdom. It is kingdom-
building time and, "the harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are
few". Let's make certain that our business is aligned with His
In His presence is: CLARITY, DIRECTION, PROVISION,
AND VICTORY!! Increase your passion for HIS PRESENCE.
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ISnapshot of the Week
Friday, March 4, 2005
MADISON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 7A
Madison County Relay For Life
Madison County High School Football Field
SUR VIVOR .......... ...
TIGHT 'MCMH Selling Ham Dinner Plates
The Madison County Memorial Hospital Relay for Life Team is gearing up
and getting ready to raise money to fight cancer.
V' ^ ln g t n I The "Flower Power" team will be serving a ham dinner on Friday, March 11,
starting at 12:00 noon at the hospital's cafeteria. Dinner plates will be sold at $5
Washington is a lifelong resident of per plate and \ill consist of....ham. green beans, potoato salad. roll and cake All
Greenville. She discovered the cancer proceeds \\ill benefit the hospital's Rela\ For Life Team.
7- one night after she noticed a small knot Deli\ en % ill be a\ ailable for orders of fi e i.5 or more Orders can be placed
th on her side that eventually moved to the by calling the Madison Counti. Memorial Hospital at 973-2271.
Needed For Relay For Life
By By Bill McCrea
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Did you know that over 2.75 million people all over the United States participated in last
year's relays to raise money to fight cancer? If you don't sign up, you cannot be recognized, and
we don't want to leave anyone out.
A survivors' registration form is printed below. If you, are a cancer survivor, please fill it out
and mail it, or you may drop it off to Nancy Curl at the Sheriff's office. The Relay for Life Com-
mittee would like to get as many Survivors and Caregivers signed up this year as they possibly
can. If you know anN one \\ho is a cancer survivor, or a caregiver, please ask them to give us a call
in the day at 972-2611 or in the daytime at 971-2894 after 4:30 PM:and ask for Sharon Smith, or
Nancy at 973-4151, daytime or 973-8904 after 5:30.
The annual Survivor/Caregiver Reception will be held on April 21, at the Madison's Womani's
: If anyone wishes to be on the Survivor's Committee, please contact Sharon Smith or Nancy
Curl, at the above numbers. If anyone would like to start a team, contact Lori Newman at 971-
5169 or Jessica Webb at 973-8283.
On April 29th (Relay Day) the first lap will begin at 6:00pm for all Survivors and then the
second lap will be for Survivors and Caregivers.
A Survivorship Story
A ',.ell-known speaker
started off his seminar by hold-
ing up a $20 bill. In the room of
200, he asked, "Who would
like this $20 bill?"
Hands started going up.
He said, "I am going to
give this $20 to one of you but
first, let me do this.
He proceeded to crumple
up the $20 dollar bill.
He then asked, "Who still
Still the hands were up in
Well, he replied, "What if I
And he dropped it on the
ground and started to grind it
into the floor with his shoe.
He picked it up, now
crumpled and dirty.
"Now, who still wants it?"
Still the hands went into
"My friends, we have all
learned a very valuable lesson.
No matter what I did to the
money, you still wanted it, be-
cause it did not decrease in val-
ue. It was still worth $20.
Many times in our lives, we are
dropped, crumpled, and ground
. into the dirt b\ the decisions
we make or the circumstances
that come our way.
\\e feel as though we are
worthless. But no matter what
has happened or what will hap-
pen, you will never lose your
value. Dirty or clean, crumpled
or finely creased, you are still
priceless to those who LOVE
The north h of our lives
comes not in what we do or
whom we know, but by WHO
WE ARE. Cancer cannot take
that from you.
YOU ARE VERY SPECIAL -
DON'T EVER FORGET IT.
Relaying The Mission
DID YOU KNOW? One-third of all cancers could be pre-
vented by healthy habits and regular physical activity. *
IMPACT: In 1984, the American Cancer Society issued its
first nutrition and physical activities guidelines. These guide-
lines emphasized a balanced diet and regular exercise to lower
TAKE ACTION: Living a healthli lifestyle in today's so-
ciety is difficult. Become an advocate in your community for
healthy menu options at local re iaurants, side-walk and bike
lanes for safe exercising, and [onuprehen'ik e school health ed-
ucation so kids can learn healthy life, style habits.
DID YOU KNOW? Mammograms are the most valuable
early detection method because they can identify breast cancer
at an early stage, usually before physical symptoms develop.
IMPACT: Because of the increased use of mammograms
and improved treatments more breast cancers are detected
early, and more women are surviving breast cancer.
TAKE ACTION: Spread the work about breast cancer
early detection and tell the xv omen in your life and in your
community about breast health.
We invite you to become
part of the celebration at the
In honor of your battle against cancer,, we invite you and your
Caregiver to join us. in eiebiciti'ii of your cancer survivorship by
walking the first lap of the Relay For Life. Yoi, slieniji iI l ci:l courage
are a pei'or:i esl iesllimoi o m ie progress we aie macil:inc ini c'ui. li'lIt
,i,:in: l c,'iicel. ,)iie pe''oin n:i .r l ii hI.:ri.:n will another, :'2n'
ai-:ike ,: l di'lerence. We hopi e tlh l you will slj/ anid .enjoy Ilie
eli-.'ilie, otler the Opening, Ceiemon,:y.
SurvivorARe] gistration] orm
*Caregiver Registration Form on back
Please choose the celebration
you'd like to participate in:
2005 RELAY FOR LIFE
BIG BEND EVENT DATES:
Q Wakulla. March 11 -12
o Jefferson, April 15-16
Q Taylor, April 15 -16
0 Madison, April29 -30
5 p.m. Survivor Registration
6 p.m. Opening Ceremony
followed by the
Survivor Victory Lap.
State: ___ Zip:
Date of Birth:
Type of Cancer:
T-shirt Size: Y S M
0 No emails, please.
L XL 2X 3X
Date of Diagnosis:
Are you registered with the American Cancer Society's Patient Services Center? 0 Yes Q No
If you are within 3 years of diagnosis, may our Patient Services Center call you with info? 0 Yes 0 No
Waiver: In consideration of being permitted -.: 1:i.::,r3 in Relay For Life, I hereby for myself, my heirs, and
personal representative assume any and all risks which might be associated with the event, and I further waive,
release discharge and covenant not'to sue the American Cancer Society, its officers, members, sponsors,
organizers or c.ll- r 'e.;r-':r,i.:i.-: or successors and assigns, for any injuries or damages of any kind
whatsoever suffered as a result of taking part in the event and related activities..
Parent Signature (if under 18):
0 I was recruited by Relay For Life Team.
0 1 am interested in becoming an American Cancer Society volunteer.
Please return this form to:
American Cancer Society
241 John Knox Road, Suite 100
Tallahassee; FL 32303
Fax: (850) 297-0592
QUESTIONS? Call (850)297-0588
8CHURCH Friday, March 4, 2005
Simultaneous Revival In
Area Baptist Churches
Over 20 area Baptist Churches will be
hosting Revival Services beginning March 6,
2005. Most services will be held March 7-9, as
19 of the Churches will hold services simulta-
neously. They will rotate meeting sites, pastors
(evangelists) and special music. All services
will begin at 7 p.m. Please consult the schedule
below for a Church near you, an~d consider this
as a personal invitation to attend. For more in-
formation, feel free to call any of the Churches
listed or the Middle Florida Baptist Association
Mar. 6-9 Olive Harold Reams Cl\de Siukes
Mon. Mar. 7 Pine Groue Phil Heard Tomm', Buse',e
Fellowship Steve McHargue Clyde'Larrabee
Lee First Caron Ham Rusty Bryan
Mt. Olive Greg Ragans Sherwood Sawyer
New Home Benjie Dyal Art Beal
St. Johns Matt Swain Jack Sanders
Tues. Mar. 8 Uniin Murrell Benneu Stere Farris
Morning Star Oliver Bradley Steve McHargue
Faith Rusty Bryan Preston Gainey
Bethel Creek Sherwood Sawyer Mike Turner
New MacedoniaRichard Brookins Benjie Dyal
Concord Jack Sanders Franklin Cason
Wed. Mar. 9 Pinetua First Tommy Bussey Phil Heard
Madison First Clyde Larrabee Oliver Bradley
Hopewell Preston Gainey Caron Ham
Macedonia Mike Turner Greg Ragans
Greenville Art Beal (I) RiddiaiBrookins
Harmony Franklin Cason Matt Swain
Mar. 23-27 Riherside Glenn Lutrell James Crofi
Apr. 17-20 Elizabeth Howard Adams Dr. John Sulh an
Make a joyful noise unto
the Lord, all >e lands.
Serne the Lord with glad-
ness: come before his pres-
ence with singing.
Know ye that the Lord he is
God: it is he that hath made
us, and not we ourselves: we
are his people and the sheep
of his pasture.
Enter into his gates with
thanksgiving, and into his
courts with praise: be
thankful unto him, and
bless his name.
For the Lord is good: his
nmerc3 is everlasting: and
his truth endureth to all
Happenings At Madison
First Baptist Church
By Nell Dobbs
"To God be the glory for
the great things He hath done."
Praise Him, therefore, for
Pray earnestly for our Si-
multaneous Revival among
many of out churches begin-
ning Sunday night, March 6.
The Association Evangelism
Rally will begin at our church
at 5:30 with Breakout Sessions,
6:30 Pre-Worship Music; 7:00
Evangelism Rally with Steve
Farris preaching. What a great
stirring message he preached
Month the 7th- Revival at
Fellowship with our preacher
preaching, Tuesday the 8th at
noon Ladies lunch/meeting at
Fellowship with Pam Ferris
speaking. Tuesday 6:30 BWA
Meeting in Church Parlor with
Bible Study Group following
an at 7 Revival at Morning Star
Baptist. with Preacher Steve
McHargue preaching, Wednes-
day the 9th Awana at 5:30, at
6:00 Covered Dish Dinner; at
7:00 Revival with Preacher
Oliver Bradley preaching at our
Beautiful flowers were
provided Sunday by Sonny and
Frances Arnold in honor of
their children: John and Gina
and Chad and grandchildren,
Kirbi and Keri Ann. Special
blessings upon all of them an
their faithfulness to church
(John and Chad still are
missed.) An apology for failing
to give thanks to Frances for the
great secretary she was while
Sandra was out recovering
from surgery and we give God
thanks for her healing and for
all their family.
Great service Sunday!
Preacher asked Dr. John G. Mc-
Call to give morning prayers
and what a prayer he prayed (as
always). It was very good to
have his wife and him, and sis-
ter Mary Love and husband
worship with us. How great to
hear Dan Campbell sing and
play guitar, "My Redeemer."
Glad I got to hear him this time.
Always appreciated Juanita on
the organ (Lex and Deanie
helping their Nicole move to
Charlotte.) For offertory,
Chamber Orchestra played,
"Rock of Ages." Chancel Choir
san "The Majesty and Glory of
Your Name." Preacher's mes-
sage was from James 3 about
horses and bits and ships and
helms and tongues which bless
and curse and ought not so to
be. God's people are to be
peaceable, gentle, easy to be.
entreated, full of mercy and
Words of praise and thanks
were given for God's gift of
rain and more rain!! In 88 we
concluded our study of Hosea -
a great study. We ask God to
receive us graciously, give us
dew, help us when we stumble.-
We think of the importance of
olive trees and all the benefits.
Then we thing of the song,
"Neath the old olive tree went
the Savior alone."
Thinking about God's
mysterious ways Debbie told
us that last Sunday as she left
class for Choir practice,
Dorothy Knitter called her. She
had two pictures of Steve
twelve years as he gave T-shirts
to two people for twenty five
years of service at Dixie Pack-
ers. They'd not even seen the
pictures but Dorothy found
them in a book she had checked
out at the library. Steve had re-
cently visited Don and Carol
Lundell (as their deacon) and
reported a good visit. We give
God tanks for them and need to
continue praying for them and
also Nancy. I saw her at her car
last Sunday morning and
turned around to remind her to
come to church, She'd been
real sick with Mono and still
isn't feeling well.
We also need to pray
earnestly for other ill ones:
Miss Jessie Adamson (who
was able to go to Historical
meeting at Mildred Bruner's);
Everette Browning (not well at
all) in Madison Hospital and
Ethel Clark also there and not
well; Roger McCollum in
church Sunday after surgery
and mending (Another great
testimony!); Jamie Brock;
Griffin Bishop; Juanita Bur-
nett; Buddy Bryant; Cathryn
Carver; Gary Gazlay; Louis
Downing; Kathleen Hartsfield;
Cindy McInerney; George Ra-
Pray for sad ones: Mr. A.J.
Hudson and family in the
.death of his son, Scott.
Great shower for Diane
Cherry Sunday afternoon at
the Methodist Church.
May the Lord help us re-
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BARBARA MEMORIAL CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
Rev. Robert Agner 973-4160
11 -tin ,_
sw po 11:00uu alll.m.
Worship 5:30 p.m.
ay Bible Study 7:30 p.m.
FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH
1505 East Base St., Madison FL. 32340
Pastor Rusty Bryan
Music Director Minnie Lee Newborn
School 9:45 a.m.
g Worship 11:00 a.m.
Training 6:00 p.m.
Worship 7:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting, Wednesday 7-8:00 p.m.
Family Night Supper, 1st Wednesday 6-7:00 p.m.
Baptist Men, Baptist Women, Music, Youth Children,
and Fun After Fifty programs available
"Where Love Has No Limits"
FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH
One mile north of Madison on 145.
Steve McHargue, Pastor
Gary Gazlay, Music Director
Jackie Watts, Student Phstor
Youth & Children's Ministries,
Active Young Adult Ministry
Morning Worship 9:00 a.m.
Sunday School 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Family Night Call For Schedule
"A Family ofFamilies" "Contemporary Worship"
ff interested in a home group, call. 850-973-3266
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD
1113 SE Pinckney St., Madison Fl. 32340
Pastor George Stinson
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Night 6:00 p.m.
Pastor George Stinson invites you to come and enjoy God's Blessings.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Horry at Rutledge St., Phone 973-6295
Rev. Lee Monroe FerDon, O.S.L.
'Brian Sanderson, Youth Pastor
Jim Catron, Lay Leader
Service of Word & Table 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday All Youth (grades 6-8) 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Youth (grades 9-12) 7:00 p.m.
Men's Fellowship Breakfast (3rd Sunday) 8:00 a.m.
Women's Meeting & Lunch (1st Monday) 12:00 Noon
Sunday 11 AM Service Now On WMAF 1230 AM
Everyone is welcome to all events!
GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America
1200 North Washington St. 973-2692
Sunday School For All Ages 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Fellowship Supper/Bible Study 6:00 p.m.
Youth Groups 1st 12th Grades 6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
Friday Men's Prayer Breakfast 7:00 a.m.
Come Worship And Serve With Us
GREENVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH
1365 SW Main St Greenville, FL
Sunday School For All Ages 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship 7:00 p.m.
Sunday Pre-school, Students, Adults Choir Rehearsals ......5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Pre-school Children,
Youth & Adult Bible Studies 7:00 p.m.
First Sunday every month Men's Breakfast 8:00 a.m.
ALL INVITED -
LEE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Caron Ham
Lee Florida Corner of 255 & 90
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 a.m.
Sunday MorningWorship 11:00 a.m.
Wed Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Children / Youth Activities 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Adult Choir 8:00 p.m.
LEE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Hwy. 255 South, Lee, Florida 971-5585
Richard Quackenbush, Pastor
Sunday Evening Worship
United Methodist Women
Monday after 1st Sunday
Men's Fellowship Breakfast
Multiple Weekly Bible Studies I Activities
"Connecting The Community With Christ"
MADISON BAPTIST CHURCH
303 Range St., Madison, FL.
Pastor Daniel Riggs
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Preaching 11:00 a.m.
Sunday E[ening 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Love To Have You Come And Visit Us.
MADISON CHURCH OF GOD
771 NE Colin Kelly Hwy., Madison, FL.
Rev. Doyle Glass, Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Service 7:00 p.m.
MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH
"A Friendly Church"
Cherry Lake, FL
Rev. Johnnie Merrick, Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Pastoral Sunday 1st & 3rd Sunday 11:15 a.m.
Youth Church 2nd Sunday 11:15 a.m.
Mission/Laymen 4th Sunday 11:15 a.m.
REAPERS OF THE HARVEST CHURCH
3 Miles West Of Greenville, FL.,Hwy 90
Samuel Bass. Sr.. Pastor
Sunday School 10:00
Morning Worship 11:00
Evening Worship 6:00
Wednesday Night Service 7:30
"And when the day of Pentecost was fully come,
they were all with one accord in one place."Acts 2:1
Everyone is always welcome
ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
108 N. Horry St., 973-8338
The Rev. Ben Pfeil Vicar
Jack Proctor Senior Warden
Sunday Church School 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.
Mission Board 2nd Sunday 11:00 a.m.
Episcopal Church Women 3rd Sunday 11:00 a.m.
Visitors always welcome
ST. VINCENT DEPAUL
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Meeting & Sumter St., 973-2428
Rev. Ernest Sylvestre, OMI
Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Mass 7:30 a.m.
Thursday Mass 7:30 a.m.
Saturday Mass 5:30 p.m.
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The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 9A
.Iday, March 4, 2005 S CHOOL
NFCC Students In Search
SOf The Perfect Tomato
Will the tomatoes taste as good as the ones
:fom grandma's garden or like.... well, card-
Students of the Controlled Environment
agriculture or CEA, program at North Florida
community College are trying to find out.
Science instructors at NFCC are betting
.hat they and their students can produce food
'rops as good as or better than field-grown
,rops in a special water-mineral greenhouse
system Students will begin building the proto-
,iype this month and field trials will follow.
Instructors Greg Molnar, microbiology,
and Tony DeLia, physics, are taking the lead in
he research project. Molnar said that the first
'rops will likely be tomatoes and lettuces.
"We'll be conducting research on vegetables
that are organically grown and pesticide-free.
'One of our first tasks is to establish a taste test
,panel, because taste is a big question mark
when it comes to hydroponics. Perhaps we can
find some way to increase flavor."
The program stands to offer hands-on
learning and real-world benefits. It will even-
tually involve several disciplines, from biology
and botany to chemistry, to business and mar-
Drafting students in Lauri Bundrick's
drafting program plan to draw up the designs
provided by DeLia's students.
As part.of their research for the CEA pro-
gram, students of DeLia's physics class recent-
ly visited the University of Florida Research
Center in Suwannee County. The students will
use information gleaned from the trip to build
their first prototype.
Plans are to contain costs by using solar
energy as much as possible. Remote monitor-
ing of'the mechanical systems will help regu-
late pump operations, control temperature and
provide early detection of problems in the sys-
Molnar said that down the road "it will be
important to demonstrate the ability of a CEA
to make money." So, not only might the NFCC
Sentinel Grille be a customer one day, but so
could local restaurants or distributors. But, for
now, it's still a matter of setting up the system
and planting the seeds. After that, it's all up tc
mother nature with a little help from her friends
For more information, coiltact Dr; Greg
Molnar at 850/973-1644 or emai
,2nd AAnna eytlMritAwI
Lucille B. Aikens. was
named the second recipient of
the Jenyethel Merritt Award for
Meritorious Service at a recep-
tion held at North Florida Com-
munity College on Feb. 22. The
award was established by the
African American Student
Union and NFCC to commemo-
rate Black History Month.
r Aikens, a teacher in Madi-
son County, began her educa-
tional journey in the 1940's
with a scholarship to Edward
Waters College in Jacksonville,
FL. Aikens began a rewarding
teaching career serving under
Jenyethel Merritt, who then was
the superintendent of the black
rural church schools throughout
Madison County. Later she
transferred to Florida A&M
were she completed both her
bachelor's and master's de-
grees, while at the same time
.raising a family, teaching school
and working with her husband,
Augustus, evenings and sum-
mers on a Ch6rry Lake farm.
Aikens, the first black
teacher in Madison County,
taught at Madison County High
School where she faced the
struggles and challenges of ear-
* Aikens attends Mt. Zion
A.M.E. Church where she has
served as Church Renovation
* Chairperson, Trustee, usher,
secretary, missionary, tutor and
teacher. In addition she is an ac-
g tive member of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Inc., National
Council of Negro Women,
Florida Conference-. Women's
Missionary Science, Interna-
tional Reading Association, the
l Madison County Foundation for
Excellence in Education, Re-
tired Educators of America and
Coleman Household of Ruth.
The Aikens have worked to
educate their five children who
obtained college degrees in edu-
cation, dentistry and law.
Katrina Aikens with her
mother, Lucille Aikens, re-
cipient of the Jenyethel Mer-
The late Jenyethel Merritt
was president of Suwannee
River Junior College, a black
community -college located in
Madison, FL and established in
1958. Suwannee River JC later
merged with North Florida Ju-
nior College. She was Florida's
first woman president of a pub-
lic community college. Merritt
was reputed to be a strong
leader who promoted positive
college-town relations. Criteria
for the Merritt Award are based
on the recipient's contributions
to education, civic affairs and
or business relations through-
out NFCC's six county service
For more information con-
tact NFCC College Advance-
ment at 850/973-9424 or email
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NFCC Students Nominate.d
For State Academic Honors
North Florida Communirt
College announced that Delvin
Boatman and Kelly Renfroe
are nominees for the All Flori-
da Academic Team. Boatman
and Renfroe were chosen for
[lthie honor by Phi Theta Kappa
International Honor Society at
NFCC. They are among 108
students nominated from Flori-
da's community colleges.
The Florida Community
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Accounting Medical Assisting Paralegal
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Bachelor Degree Programs in:
* Business Administration
* Criminal Justice
&/ Career Placement Assistance
j/ Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify
V Bachelor & Associate Degree Programs
V Day, Evening & Online Classes
/ Schedules for Working Students
College System is in its tenth
year of selecting students to
participate on the All-Florida
Academic Team. The nomi-
nees are selected based on
their participation in honors
programs and memberships in
honors organizations as well as
other awards and honors re-'
ceived for academic accom-
Renfroe is president of the
Student Government Associa-
tion, chair of the InterClub
Council, vice president of the
Union and a member of Sen.
Allen Boyd's student Advisory
Council. She is an honors stu-
dent graduating this spring
with an A.A. degree. Renfro is
a returning adult student who
says she was a little concerned
about coming back to school
at first, and admits time man-.
agement has been one of her
biggest personal challenges.
She and her husband, Shane,
reside in Madison, Fla.
Boatman returned to col-
lege after dropping out 17
years ago. Boatman plans to
seek a bachelor's degree in el-
ernentary education because,
as he said, "I can do, more for
my family." The father of
three is an education parapro-
fessional in Madison Central
School. Boatman is also the
pastor of Shiloh Missionary
Baptist Church in Madison.
According to Boatman an edu-
cation degree will allow him
to spend more time with his
Boatman credits several
NFCC instructors for his acad-
emic success. "John
Grosskopf, Barry Barnhart,
Andrea Oliver and Cissie
Adleburg all challenged and
supported me," he said.
Boatman resides with his
wife Anna Marie and their
daughters Brittany, Brianna,
and Chelsea in Madison, Fla.
Boatman and Renfroe will
be honored during a reception
and awards ceremony March
30, 2005, in Tallahassee.
For information contact
the Office of College Ad-
vancement at 850/973-1653 or
email news @nfcc.edu
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March 7 & 8 at 4 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday
You must attend the registration session
Monday, February 28. 6 p.m.
Wednesday, March 2 at 9 a.m.
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Friday, March 4, 20
Are You Prepared
By: Chris Floyd
Emergency Services Director
Capital Area Chapter
American Red Cross
More and more people are
making their homes in wood-'
land settings in or near forests,
rural areas or remote sites.
-There, homeowners enjoy the
beauty of the environment but
face the very real danger of
wildfire. Wildfires often begin
unnoticed. They spread quickly;
igniting brush, trees and homes.
Reduce your risk by preparing
now before wildfire strikes.
Meet with your family to decide
what to do arid where to go if
wildfires threaten your area.
Practice Wildfire Safety
People start most wild-
fires... find out how you can
promote and practice wildfire
Contact your local fire de-
,.partment or forestry office for
information on fire laws.
*Make sure that fire vehi-
.cles can get to your home.
Clearly mark all driveway
.entrances and display your
.name and address.
Report hazardous condi-
,tions that could cause a wildfire.
Teach children about fire'
safety. Keep matches out of
Post fire emergency tele-
Plan several escape routes
"'away from your home by car
"and by foot.
*t' Talk to your neighbors
-about wildfire safety. Plan how
'the neighborhood could work
- together after a wildfire. Make a
-list of your neighbors' skills
'such as medical or technical.
.'Consider how. you could help
_neighbors who have special
,needs such as elderly or dis-
.abled persons. Make plans to
-take care of children who may
be on their own if parents can't
' Before Wildfire Threatens...
Protect Your Home
Design and landscape
your home with wildfire safety
in mind. Select n.itenals and
plants that can help contain fire-
rather than fuel it. Use fire le-
sistant or non-combustible
matenals on the roof and exten-
or structure of the d\\elling.
Plant fire-resistant shrubs and
trees. For e.\ample. hardwood
'trees are less flammable than
pine. evergreen. eucal\ptus or
Regular clean roof and
. Inspect chimney_ at least
mt ice a ,,ear Clean them at least
"once a \ er.
Install a smoke alarm on
each level of your home. Test
monthly and change the batter-
ies two times each year.
Teach family members
how to use the fire extinguisher.
Rake leaves, dead limbs
and twigs. Clear all flammable
Remove dead branches
that extend over the roof.
Prune tree. branches and
shrubs within 15 feet of a
stovepipe or chimney outlet.
Ask the power company
to clear branches from power
Mow grass regularly.
Store gasoline, oily rags
and other flammable materials
in approved safety cans.
Stack firewood at least
100 feet away and uphill from
Consider installing pro-
tective shutters or heavy fire -
Keep handy household.
items that can be used as fire
tools; a rake, axe, hand/chain-
saw, bucket and shovel.
Plan Your Water Needs
, Identify and maintain an
adequate outside water source.
such as a small pond, cistern.
well, swimming pool or hy-
Have a garden hose that is
long enough to reach any area
of the home and other structures
on the property.'
or water outlets on at least two
sides of the home and near other
structures on the property. Install
additional outlets t least 50 feet
from the home.
Conside obtaining a
portable gasoline powered pump
in case electrical power is cut off.
When Wildfire Threatens...
If you are warned that a
wildfire is !threatening your
area, listen to your batter -oper-
ated radio for reports and evac-
Follow the instructions of lo-
Back your car into the
garage or park it in an open
space facing the direction of es-
cape. Shut doors and roll up
\windo\s. Lea\e the keN in the
ignition. Close garage wirido\s
ard doors. but leave them un-
locked. Disconnect automatic
garage door openers.
Confine pets to one room.
Make plans to care for \our pets
in case \ou must e\acuate.
Arrange temporarN hous-
ing at a friend or relate's home
outside the threatened area.
If Advised to Evacuate. do so
Wear protective clothing-
sturdy shoes, cotton or woolen
clothing, long pants, a long-
sleeved shirt, gloves and a
handkerchief to protect your
Take your Disaster Sup-
Lock your home.
Tell someone when you
left and where you are going.
Choose a route away from
fire hazards. Watch for changes
in the speed and direction of fire
If you're sure you have
time, take steps to protect your
Close windows, vents,
doors, venetian blinds and
heavy drapes. Remove light-
Shut off gas at the meter.
Turn off pilot lights.
Open fireplace damper.
Close fireplace screens.
Move flammable furni-
ture into the center of the home
away from \% indo%% s and slid-
Turn on a light in each
room to increase the \ isibilitN
of your home in hea\\ smoke
Seal attic and ground
vents with pre-cut plywood or
Turn off propane tanks.
Place combustible patio
Connect the garden hose
to outside taps.
Set up the portable gaso-
Place lawn sprinklers on
the roof and near above -
ground fuel tanks. Wet the roof.
Wet or remove shrubs
within 15 feet of the home.
Gather fire tools.
Wildfire and other types of
disasters can strike quickly and
without warning. You can, cope
by preparing in, advance and
v working ith \tour family to de-
isc a Famil Disaster Plan
which includes a Disaster Sup-
plies Kit. Discuss with your
family \\h\ it is important to
haje a plan and practice your
For additional informauon
on ho\\ to prepare for disasters
or to become a Disaster Resis-
tant Neighborhood please call
the Capital Area Chapter of the
American Red Cross in Talla-
hassee at X7y-608ii. in Perr. at
584-6663. in Apalachicola at
653-4220. in Quinct at 627-
6890. In Monticello at 342-
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At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 6,839 compared to last week 6,537 a
6,057 a year ago. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Slauw:
ter Cows and Bulls were 1.00 lower, Feeder Steers and Heifers under 400# were 2.00 to 5.00 lo1
er and over 400# were Steady to 1.00 higher. ,
Feeder Steers: Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs 155.00-195.00
300-400 lbs 128.00-166.00
400-500 lbs 116.00-139.00
Feeder Heifers: Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 Ibs 135.00-180.00
300-400 lbs 116.00-144.00
400-500 lbs 102.00-129.00
Slaughter Cows: Lean @ 85-90 percent
750-1200 lbs 45.00-50.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade No. 1-2
1000-2100 lbs 58.00-69.50
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iday, March 4, 2005 OUTDOORS
The Eyes Have It
The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 13A
; Gary Klein
Cold weather might call for
change in fish-catching strate-
les, but even as we anxiously
wait the return of short sleeves
-d later sunsets throughout'
,ost of the country, there's one
qrategy for safe and successful
fishing that never changes.
Skiers, shooters neither
strangers to winter's bite make
ta priority to protect their eyes.
Smart anglers should follow
Even in February, the sun
"an be bright enough to leave
you seeing spots and even do
significantt damage to your eyes.
Especially when driving to-
wards the sun right before dusk
or shortly after sunrise.
Just think what a summer's
,day on the lake, with the sun's
rays reflecting off the water, can
do to your eyes.
I learned early in my career
the importance of protecting my
eyes. As a wearer of prescription
glasses, I didn't wear any kind
of UV protection. Then, while
fishing a Pro-Am many years
ago, an optometrist told me my
regular lenses did nothing to
protect my eyes from the harm-
ful effects of the sun. He told me
how exposure to high levels of
UV radiation can damage eyes
and how the effects of the dam-
age can range from an annoying
scratchy feeling that eventually
goes away to blindness.
The annoying scratchy feel-
ing is the result of a condition
called UV keratitis, caused by
damage to the first layer of cells
that coat the front of the eye. It
can take about six hours after
the damage occurs before some-
body starts experiencing symp-
toms, which can range from
pain, tearing, spasms in the eye-
lids, and/or blurred vision.
The vision experts at Live
Eyewear, which make Cocoons,
sunglasses designed to be worn
by people who wear prescription
glasses, say that wearing sun-
glasses with UV-filtering can
slow the effects of macular de-
generation caused by the sun's
UV rays and even help stave off
early cases of cataracts.
But you have to wear eye
protection. Even on cloudy
days. Though the clouds might
help absorb some of the sun's
rays and make the sun feel less
intense, it's absorbing mostly in-
frared radiation -, not UV. Even
on these days, it's easy to get a
sunburn on your skin if you
don't use sunscreen and do seri-
ous damage to your eyes with-
out proper UV protection.
So watch out for your eyes.
You've only got two.
Gary Klein is a two-time
BASS Angler of the Year and a
22-time Bassmaster Classic
qualifier. Klein lives with his
wife and two children in Weath-
Community To Host
'ue to pr
; today, p
-at the n
WC Announces Freshwater
Fishing License Promotion
he FWC is proud of our state's recreational and Boating Guide, along with a copy of Bass&Wall-
heritage and designation as Fishing Capital of eye Boats will provide information to make your
rid," said Bob Wattendorf, Special Projects fishing safe, fun and successful.
iator for the Division of Freshwater Fisheries Premiums include a free t-shirt from Bass Pro,
;ment fishing towel from Central Florida's lake country, key
pith responsible management, we can contin- chains from Charlotte Harbor and Kissimmee St.
ovide healthy and exciting fun and relaxation Cloud fishing destinations, and a Costa del Mar neo-
ons of Floridians for a very low cost. Our 5- prene eyeglass lanyard. Coupons from Canoe Out-
hing license bonus program, which kicks off post, Florida -Sportsman, International Game Fish
provides an extra incentive to anglers in the Association, Larsen Outdoor Publishing, Natural
free stuff worth more than the entire cost of Motion Lures, New Phase .Tackle Management,
nse, plus all of the priceless memories your Stocker Wobbler trolling lures, and Tracker, Nitro;
experiences will create," Wattendorf ex- Sun Tracker, Tahoe, Fisher ProCraft and Kenner
boats round out the package.
e first 3,000 customers to upgrade to a 5-year Fishing license fees are by law used only for fish
ter fishing license after March 1 ($61.50 plus and wildlife conservation purposes here in Florida
y from $2.00 to $4.83 depending on where and are the major source of funding for conservation
) will not only save from $6 to nearly $20 in programs from habitat restoration to fish stocking
t also receive via mail a free bonus package and fishing access enhancement. Since a resident
ng approximately $80 worth of free samples,' freshwater fishing license costs just $13.50 (fees vary
ies or coupons from fishing-related compa- as noted above) for an entire year it is already an out-
standing recreational value, but upgrading to a.5-year
have you covered hook (Mustad), line license helps everyone. You get these free products,
sh) and sinker (Water Gremlin), plus lures the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commis-
inkman Outdoors, Culprit, Hildebrandt and sion gets revenue for conservation products and the
i Fih. In .jditi.u. I'lll find ibi.- .ti.6,e iLkJL!r ,gets to show .offsome ,.. (hei tiop fishing
like die Ha\\ g Pocket lure protector for on- products
gae (\\inner of dithe 21004 net product award Five-year licenses are available on the agency's
national tackle show), Pro-baiter, Bug-Band Web site at MyFWC.com/license and via the toll-free
le, and a durable TEARepair patch; you'll phone number, 1-888-347-4356, In addition, they
d fluorescent worm feed. BASS' 2005 Bass- may be purchased at any license agent (retail stores
ips, FWC sportfishing regulation summary and bait-and-tackle shops) or at local county tax col-
If your current license hasn't
expired, you can order a five-year
cense.html> now and have the ef-
fective date for the license set up
for 60 days after the purchase. The
Excavating & Tractor Service package typically arrives in three
to four weeks.
Land Clearing Driveways For information about local
Stump Removal Mowing fishing opportunities, interested
Roads Discing persons can contact the North
Culverts Boxblading Central Regional Office at
Ponds Demolition 383.758.0525 or visit the agency's
No Job Too Small Web.site at MyFWC.com/fishing
where you can also \ erif\ that this
Paul Kinsley (850) 973-6326 bonus offer is stillin effect and see
a. all of the contents. It ends when
3,000 5-year licenses are sold.
"4 Annual Steinhatchee Community
-- Sponsored by the Steinhatchee Pro ects Board
March 12, 2005 7:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Weigh-in at the Steinhatchee Community Center
$25.00 per person
..- ':.' "*' F R TiCHKETS RHND U FORmHITIN:
"*'. ..4-' ,
Bennett's TrueValue (High Springs) (386) 454-1717
Boat House Lounge 1352) 498-0060
Fiddler's Restaurant (352) 498-7427
Gulfstream Marina& Motel- (352) 498-8088
Keaton Beach Marina (850) 578-2897
Ideal Marina & Motd (352) 498-3877
S Paces (ottages (352) 498-0061
SRiver Haven Marina & Motel (352) 498-0709
Sea Hag Marina (352) 498-3008
Steinhtclhee Louge (352) 498-3332
Tackle Outlet & Gun Shop (352) 498-5424
Westwind Fish (amp & Motel- (352) 498-5254
Woods Gulf Breeze (352) 498-3948
Weigh-In Steinhatchee only
Check-In Steinhatchee & Keaton Beach
for more information m1
most sixty items from lodg-
ing, restaurant gift certifi-
cates, coolers filled with items
to fishing equipment. This
year we will improve seating
at the Community Center dur-
ing tournament weight-in and
the raffle with the use of
bleachers provided by the
school. The Projects Board is
working to make the 2005
Tournament bigger and better
than ever. Our goal is to have
a fair, family friendly tourna-
ment that all age groups can
enjoy and afford.
List of Contributors
can Pointe Inn and Sea Hag
Marina were very generous
and offered lodging for next
year's tournament to some
lucky drawing winners. Other
members of our community
made generous cash contribu-
tions to the tournament to de-
fer expenses. Contributors
were Barnett Realty, Bay
Breeze Realty, .Citizens Bank
of Perry, Front Porch Realty,
Saw4grass Realty, Steinhatch-
ee River Reallh\. Westwind
Fish Camp and Motel, Stein-
hatchee Rivergate also donat-
ed T-shirts for the captain's
bags. Big Bend Marina of
Perry was also very generous
providing great raffle items
'that any fisherman would love
We appreciate the support
all the businesses and organi-
zations that provided items for
our raffle last year. List of
contributors: Westwind Fish
Camp and Motel, Ideal Mari-
na, River Haven Marina, Sea
Hag Marina, Gulf Stream Ma-
rina, Woods Gulf Breeze,
ADT Marine, Paces Cottages,
Big Boy Toys Of Palatka,
Jena Fire Dept., Steinhatchee
Lounge, White Tail lounge,
Florida Forest Products,
Steinhatchee Fish, Steinhatch-
ee Acres, Nature Coast Carpet
and Flooring, Ace Hardware
of Steinhatchee, Masons Mar-
ket, Cypress Inn Restaurant,
Napa Auto Supply of Cross
City, Crews Marine of Perry,
Linda Dellapoali Artist, Lynn-
Rich Restaurant, Fix-it Up-
holstery, Jena Lube-N-Go,
Sunset Salon, Old Pavilion
RV Park, The Tackle Box of
Gainesville, Hatch RV Park
and Tan, Gary Tillis Crab Co.
(stone crab claws), Wilson
Bait Store, Jiffy Food Store,
Boat House Lounge, Mayo
Bait and Tackle, Pepsi of Per-
ry, PJ Marine of Gainesville,
Carolina, Gaff. Benriett True
Value Hardware, BerkleN
Lure Co., Eagle Claw Hook,
Florida Sportsman Magazine,
Evelyn Frow T-shirts, Greedy
Gut Bait Co., Mann Bait Co.,,
Weaver Bait Co., Wayne
Philman Air Conditioning (
stone crab claws ), SPRO.
Lures, Sea Choice Marine Ac-
cessories, The Hair Shop,
Roy's Restaurant, Newberry
Cold Storage ( sausage).
The Steinhatchee Com-
munity Projects Board, Inc.
will be holding its Fourth An-
nual Fishing Tournament
March 12, 2005. We hope you
can come and enjoy a fabu-
lous day fishing off the Big
Bend coast of Florida. This
year fishermen will be able to
start from Steinhatchee and
Keaton Beach. Steinhatchee
will start at the mouth of the
river as before and Keaton
Beach will start from the end
of the Keaton ,Beach fishing
pier. The Tournament weight-
in, polygraph testing and the
raffle will be held at the Stein-
hatchee Community Center
as in the past. .
The Steinhatchee Com-
munity. Projects Board, Inc.
uses this. event as its primary
fundraiser for the Steinhatchee
:Community Center and ,the
community needs of Jena and
Steinhatchee. Last year the
Projects Board increased
scholarships for area students
from $1,000 to $3,500. In ad-
dtio-n, needed, sports equip-
ment an irrigation well for
Steinhatchee School were
purchased by the Projects
Board., As a bonus, the Stein-
ihatchee School PTO was the
recipient of donated fish and
later sponsored a fish fry the
next weekend. The School
PTO plans to continue with
the fish fry this year so come
early sharpen your fishing
skills before the tournament
and caught some fish for the
The Community Projects
Board is continually upgrad-
ing and enhancing the park
with ,benches and tables in-
cluding three benches. that
have been placed at the mouth
of the river for excellent view-
ing of the sunset. '
Summary of 2004
Tournament and Raffle
The 2004 Steinhatchee
Fishing Tournament was a
great success with more than
460 participants. The prize
money for the tournament
will remain the same this year
but we will work to increase
the number of raffle prizes.
Each year we search to get
great items for the "Captain's
Bags" that fishermen receive
at weight-in and we will con-
tinue that practice this year,
remember weight-in a fish
and you receive a Captain's
Bag and you get your name
on the wall of fame.
With the help of Ms.
Wanda Bostic at, Fiddlers
Restaurant led the businesses
in raffle sales with over 1600,
out of total 3300 tickets sold.
Last year we raffled off al-
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Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Blalock of August, GA, an-
iounce the birth of a son, Clarence Alonzo, on February 27.
'he young man is Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Blalock's first
Pig Pays Pretty Penny
Studstill Building Supply
gays 40 cents a pound for
twin Ulm's Junior Cham-
Miss Thomasina Morrison was
fiostess at a party given in celebration of her
New DAR Treasurer Elected
Mrs. Charles E. Bruhl of Greenville, has just
been elected treasurer of the Alexander Love
chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolu-
March 5, 1965, Edition
Science Fair Ribbon Winners
Winners in the County Science Fair held
in the Madison High School auditorium last week will ex-
gibit in the Big Bend Science Fair in Tallahassee next week.
the Junior High Division red ribbon winner was Steve Al-
iand. Almand is a student at Lee Junior High School and
the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Almand of Lee. The Senior
High division blue ribbon winner was June Gibson f NMadi-
son High School. Gibson is the daughter of Mrs. Leila Gib-'
Rockets Blast Lions
The Lee Rockets won Friday night in- Greenville
gym against the White Springs Lions. Lee led all
S game and the final score was 87-69. Kyle Hicks
was the high scorer for Lee with 31 points.
New Doctor in Pinetta
Gale A. Buchanan of Pinetta recently re-
ceived a Ph. D. degree in Plant Physiolo-
gy at Iowa State University.
March 7, 1975, Edition
Air Medal Award Given to Local Man
Technical Sergeant Allen James, Jr., brother of Mrs.
Ethel M. Dennis of Greenville, received his third
award of the Air Medal at Andersen AFB, Guam. James
graduated in 1955 from Greenville Training High
School. The sergeant's wife, Edith, is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe V. Bea, Sr. of Greenville.
Local is New Pledge at FSU
Frank Mercer. a junior at Florida State University, was
among the twenty-five pledges that were initiated into Beta
Rho chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Fraternity, Wednesday, Feb-
ruary 26. Mercer has been on every dean's list since enter-
ing FSU. Mercer was an honor graduate at NFJC and Madi,
son High School. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Raymoiid
From the records of the local Division of Forestry irl
Madison County for the month of February 1975: Rainfall,
4.36 inches; 5 wildfires; 10 acres burned; high temp 83 de-
grees (Feb. 2); low temp, 25 degrees (Feb 28); average high
73 degrees; average low, 47 degrees.
March 1,1985, Edition
Deals of the Week
Local grocery stores advertising 8 pk. of 16 oz. bottles
of Coke products for only 99 cents, 12 eating pears for $1,
and 6 pounds of yellow onions for $1.
Dance Instructor Completes Certification
Becky R. Griffin, an aerobic dance instructor for Becky
Griffin Dance'and Fitness Studio, recently completed a twq
day workshop in St. Petersburg to become a certified aero-
bics fitness educator/instructor.
NFJC Announces President List
Local Madison County students were names to the Fali
Term 1984-85 school year NFJC President's List. The stu
dents were: from Madison, Andrew C. Daughtry, Sharon A
Judkins and Laura L. Waring; from Lee, Margaret E. Moor
and Carole A. Parella; and from Greenville, Kimberly L
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Madrid Train Bombers
Had New York Station Drawings
The bombers who blew up crowded commuter trains in
Idrid last year had plans of New York's Grand Central Terminal,
t nothing in them suggested an immediate attack threat, U.S. au-
Jrities said Wednesday.
The plans, which included hand-made drawings and other
highly specialized technical information," were found on a com-
iter disk seized from the home of one of the suspects, the Spanish
iwspaper El Mundo reported. It cited sources close to the Madrid
I However, New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly
played down the significance of the material, calling it "basic draw-
gs" and "not an operational plan."
"It is not something that would indicate an immediate threat to
facility," Kelly said at a news conference in New York.
"Nothing in this newer material has caused us to make changes
Ai our security plans or procedures," he said.
The drawings show the
large terminal area and an adja-
cent room, Kelly said.
In Washington, the U.S.
Department of Homeland Secu-
rity said it had received infor-
mation from Spanish authorities
involved in the bombing probe
but also played down its value.
"However out of an abun-
dance of caution, federal offi-
cials did pass on the information
to local officials in New York,"
The disk was confiscated
within two weeks.of the attacks
on March 11, 2004, that killed
191 people in Madrid, but Span-
ish investigators did not warn the FBI (news web sites) and the
.CIA (news web sites) until December when the full scope of the
technical information became clear,El Mundo said.
The disk was found in the home of a man arrested on suspicion
of playing a role in the attacks that rocked Spain three days before
a general election, El Mundo said.
The suspect, who El Mundo said had a relationship with other
men formally accused in the probe, was released from jail but re-
mains under. suspicion..
Ten bombs hidden in sports bags exploded on board four
packed commuter trains last March 11. The attack was claimed by
men saying they acted in the name of al Qaeda in Europe in re-
sponse to Spain sending troops to Iraq (news web sites) and-
Afghanistan (news web sites).
The same group is suspected of planting a bomb on a high-
speed rail line south of Madrid a few days after the deadly attacks,
and seven prime suspects later blew themselves up in a suburban
Madrid apartment when surrounded by police.
Some 70 people have been arrested in the criminal investiga-
tion, about half of whom remain in jail or under court supervision.
Supreme Court Abolishes
Juvenile Death Penalty
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Constitution forbids the
execution of killers who were under 18 when they committed their
crimes, ending a practice used in 19 states.
The 5-4 decision throws out the death sentences of 72 juvenile mur-
derers and bars states from seeking to execute minors for future crimes.
The ruling had an immediate effect on the nation's most noto-
rious teen killer, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo.
I Prosecutors in Virginia's Prince William County had waited
for the ruling to decide on bringing Malvo to trial for one of the 10
killings in an October 2002 killing spree by Malvo and accomplice
John Allen Muhammad.
Prosecutor Paul Ebert said after the ruling that he won't prose-
cute Malvo, because Malvo has already been sentenced to life in
prison without parole for two of the killings. Ebert said another tri-
al would now be an unnecessary expense since the death penatly
was not an option. Malvo was 17 at the time of the killings.
The executions, the court said,, violate the Eighth Amendment
ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
The ruling continues the court's practice of narrowing the
scope of the death penalty, which justices reinstated in 1976. The
court in 1988 outlawed executions for those 15 and younger when
they committed their crimes. Three years ago justices banned exe-
cutions of the mentally retarded.
Tuesday's ruling prevents states from making 16- and 17-year-
olds eligible for execution.
"The age of 18 is the point where society draws the line for
many purposes between childhood and adulthood. It is, we con-
clude, the age at which the line for death eligibility ought to rest,"
Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote.
Juvenile offenders have been put to death in recent years in
only a few other countries, including Iran, Pakistan, China and Sau-
di Arabia. Kennedy cited international opposition to the practice.
Kennedy noted most states don't allow the execution of juve-
nile killers 'and those that do use the penalty infrequently. The
trend, he said, is to abolish the practice because "our society views
juveniles ... as categorically less culpable than the average crimi-
Justices were called on to draw an age line in death cases after
Missouri's highest court overturned the death sentence given to a
17-year-old Christopher Simmons, who kidnapped a neighbor in
Missouri, hog-tied her and threw her off a bridge. Prosecutors say
he planned the burglary and killing of Shirley Crook in 1993 and
bragged that he could get away with .it because of his age.
The four most liberal justices had already gone on record in
2002, calling it "shameful" to execute juvenile killers. Those four,
joined by Kennedy, also agreed with Tuesday's decision: Justices
John Paul Stevens, David H. Souter, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and
Before Tuesday's ruling, 19 states allowed executions for peo-
ple under age 18: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida,
Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New
Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Car-
olina, Utah, Texas and Virginia.
The federal government already bars the execution of juveniles
iday, March 4, 2005
before trial, without a judge present would have been the first time
Bryant had spoken under oath about what happened.
He said the deposition might also have been postponed for
simpler, reason, such as an illness.
U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch previously refused to bar
the woman's lawyers from asking Bryant about his sexual history,
He said he would handle any objections to the questions'afterward.
Denver attorney Dan Recht said that ruling may help put pressure
on Bryant to settle.
The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for mental injuries, hu-
miliation and public scorn the woman said she has suffered, since
her June 2003 encounter with Bryant at the Vail-area resort where
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for federal capital crimes.
In a dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia disputed that there is a trend
and chastised his colleagues for taking power from the states.
The Supreme Court has permitted states to impose capital pun-,
ishment since 1976 and more than 3,400 inmates await execution
in the 38 states that allow death sentences. Twenty-two of the peo-,
ple put to death since then were juveniles when they committed
their crimes. Texas executed the most, 13, and also has the most ori
death row now 29.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor filed a separate dissent, arguing
that a blanket rule against juvenile executions was misguided,
Case-by-case determinations of a young offenders' maturity is the
better approach, she wrote.
Kobe Bryant Agrees To Settle Sex Suit 2
ABC news cited sources as saying the settlement covers emo-
tional and physical injuries the plaintiff claimed she suffered in con-
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Lin Wood and John Clune, attorneys for Bryant's 20-year-old ac-
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Heat & Air, mature responsible
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with state highway frontage-23
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Assistant Managers &
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IN THE COUNTY COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 04-243-CC
HRTHUR G. SMITH, Individually,
.EROY ALEXANDER, and
HI i u |- RTllr \ xl'iN:FTR. lii wife,
NOTICE OF SALE
'OTICE IS HEREBY IV N that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sr t esteed Ia te celm the undersigned Clerk will sell the following property in Madi-
som CWstswy R eiLdt *
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son Counlkt fhdegv
at public sale, t ttti highest bidder for cash, at the Madison County Courthouse, in
The sale will he on Ttseday, March 22,2005, at 11:00 a.m..
TIM SANDERS, Clerk
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BLAINE McDANIEL, IVY
SMITHWICK and DONNA J.
JARVIS, as parent and
Natural guardian of
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO: 05-71-CA
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: BLAINE MCDANIEL
DONNA J. JARVIS, as parent and natural guardian of
Each of whose address is
1709-A Gornto Road PMB 327
Valdosta, GA 31601
P.O. Box 3512
Valdosta, GA 31604
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following real
property in Madison County, Florida:
Begin at the Southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 2 North,
Range 10 East, thence run West 659.99 feet to the center of State Road 106, thence run
along the center line of said state road in a'Northerly Direction along a 1 degree.curve to
the left 659.99 feet, then run along said center line of state road North 5 degrees 37 minutes
East 228.69 feet, thence run along said center line in a Northerly direction along a 1 degree
curve to the right 43.32 feet, this being the South boundary line of Block Four, thence run
East 50 feet along said South boundary line of said Block, thence run North along the East
right of way line of State Road No. 106, 25 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING,, thence run
North along said right of way line 50 feet, thence run
East 50 feet, thence run South 50 feet, thence run West 50 feet to the POINT OF BEGIN-
NING, said lot hereby conveyed being a part of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast
Quarter of Section 7, Township 2 North, Range 10 East.
Begin at the Southeast Corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 2 North
Range 10 East, thence run %%est 659.99 feet to the center line of Stale Road No. 106. thence
run along the center line of said state road in a Northerly direction along a I degree cunce
to the left 659.99 feet thence along said center line of said State Road North 5 degrees 37
minutes East228.69 feet. thence run along said center line in a Northerly direction along a
1 degree curve to the rght 43.32 feel, this being the South boundary line of Block Four,
thence run East 50 feet along said South boundary line of said Block., hence run East 50
feel to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence run North 75 feet, thence East 25 feet, thence
South 75 feet, thence esa 25 free to the POINT OF BEGINNING, being in the Northeast.
Quarter of Section 7, Township 2 North, Range 10 East.
Beginning at the Souihea-t corner of the Northeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter of See-
tion 7, Township 2 North, Range 10 East, thence run West 659.99 feet to the center line of
State Road 106. thence along center line of said state road in a Northerly direction along a,
1 dearec curie to the left 659.99 feet,. thence along center of said road North five degrees 37
minutes East 228.69 feet, thence along said center line in a Northerly direction along a I
degree curie to the right 43.32 feet. this being the South boundary line of Block Four,
thence run East 50 feet along the South boundary line of said block for a starting point,
thence run North 25 feel, along East boundary of right of Aay of State Road 106. thence
run East 50 leet. thence run South 25 feet, thence run %%esi 50 leet to the starting point, said
lot being cone) ed being a part of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Sec.
tion 7, Tounihip 2 North, Range 10 Eat.
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if
any, to said complaint on the plaintiff's attorney, THOMAS E. STONE, Attorney at Law,
. P.O. Bu. 292. Mjadous. Flouri la 32341. and iufhlb Oe.original with4he Clerk of the abo%.
styled Court, whose address is Madison Coun 't'ou'rthouse, Madllsorl, Floril~a 32340. on
or before March 28. 2005; olheruise a default till be entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on this 18th day of February, 2005.
As Clerk of the Court
BY: Judy McGhee
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OLD BLUE SPRINGS LLC, a limited liabil
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD .
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO. 2004-599-CA
LORENZO A. PAUL, a married man; and other un-
known parties in possession, including the unknown
spouse of any person in possession of the property, and
if a named Defendant is deceased, the surviving
spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all oth-
er parties claiming by, through, under or against that
Defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, nat-
ural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is un-
known, claiming under any of the named or described
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Default Final Judgment lof
Foreclosure dated February 24th, 2005, in the above referenced case in which OLD BLUE
SPRINGS LLC is Plaintiff, and LORENZO A' PAUL; unknown tenants; and other un-
known parties in possession, including the unknown spouse of any person in possession of
the property, and if a named Defendant' is deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devises,
grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or. against that De-
fendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal
status is unknown, claiming under any of the named or described Defendants,'are Defen-
dants, I, TIM SANDERS, Clerk of the Court,- will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash in the Madison County Courthouse in Madison Florida, as Clerk of the Court may
designate at the time of sale, at 11:00 o'clock A. M. (or as soon thereafter as Plaintif's
counsel may direct pro' ided that said sale must be commenced prior to 2:00 o'clock P. NIM'.
on the 28th day of March, 2005, the following described proper iset forth in the Default
Final Judgment of Foreclosure:
Lot 21 Beulah Pines; an unrecorded subdivision; more particularly described as: -
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH; RANGE
11 E4.ST. MADISON COUNTY. FLORID%, SND BEING MORE PARTICU-'
LRLI DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS : COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST
CORNER OF SAID SECTION 8 AND RLIN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 31 MIN-
UTES 49 SECONDS %EST. A DISTANCE OF 164.41 FEET: THENCE SOUTH
'00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST. A DISTANCE OF 38.10
FEET, S\ID POINT LYING ON THE SOUTH \ND WEST RIGHT OF %%rIS
OF N.E. BEULAH CHURCH ROAD. THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES 01 MIN-
UTES 49 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF %% IY. A DIS-'
TANCE OF 2,330.23 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID T
POINT OF BEGINNING; CONTINUE SOUTH 04 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 49.
SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF %%\Y, A DISTANCE OF 30.08
FEET: THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY. RUN SOUTH 89 DE-
GREES 58 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST. A DISTANCE OF 1,309.07 FEET:'
THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 49 SECONDS %%EST. A DIS-,,
TANCE OF 125.32 FEET: THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 13.
SECONDS WEST. A DISTANCE OF 957.86 FEET: THENCE NORTH 00 DE-
GREES 33 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST. A DISTANCE OF 407.35 FEET;:;
THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST. % DIS-
TANCE OF 990.57 FEET: THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 49
SECONDS WEST. A DISTANCE OF 252.97 FEET: THENCE NORTH 89 DE-
GREES 58 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST. A DISTANCE OF 1.309.07 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 10.01 ACRES, MORE OR
AND BEING SUBJECT TO A 10.0 FOOT EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES
AND DRAINAGE ON ALL SIDE LOT LINES.
%ND BEING SUBJECT TO A 20.0 FOOT EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES
AND DRAINAGE ON ALL FRONT AND BACK LOT LINES.
AND BEING SUBJECT TO ALL COUNTY ROAD RIGHT OF WAYS.
PAGE 2 OF 2
Any and all bidders, parties or other interested persons shall contact the
information desk of the Clerk of the Court prior to the scheduled foreclosure sale who ,
will advise of the exact location in the Madison County Courthouse for the foreclosure
[NOTE: In accordance with Rule 2.065, Florida Rules of Judicial Administra-
tion, please be advised'as follows: ."If sou are a person with a disabilil) who needs any ac-
commodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administrator, Post Of-
fice Box 1569, Lake Cit.' Florida 32056-1569. Telephone: (386) 758-2163, within two (2 .
working days of your receipt of this Notice or pleading. If you are hearing or voice im-
paired, please call: 1-800-955-8771.]
WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 25th day of February,2005 4t
Madison, Madison County, Florida.
HONORABLE TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY Ramona Dickinson
As Deputy Clerk
LAW OFFICE OF 2
ANDREW J. DECKER, III, P. A.
: 320 White Avenue
Post Office Box 1288
Live Oak, Florida 32064
Telephone: (386) 364-4440
Telecopier: (386) 364-4508
Attorney for Plaintiff
WHICH TNO ARE EXACTLY ALIKE?
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and overall public service to our community. These activities should be outside the
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The Citizen of the Year serves as Grand Marshal of the Four Freedoms Festival
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