Shirley Joseph Is
School District's Ia
New Equity Officer
UN- V tNS t.iyh( hLONIjdA LU
210 SMATHERS LIBRARY
Our 142nd Year, Number 24 Friday, February 23, 2007 VMadison, Florida 32340
BN Jacob Bembr
Greene Pubhlshinc. Inc.
The murder uria] of Michael Doler %was de-
layed on Tues-
could not be
'chosen to seat
T, elhe peo-
el to ,sit on the
jury, but the
Michael Dover and defense at-
tomey could not choose two alternates. Jun se-
lection had begun on Nondae Februm 19. The
trial eas called on Tuesda\ at noon
Another pre-tnal for Do d er has been d et for
March 8. %\hen Judge Leandra Johnson ma\ set
another trial date.
Dover %\as arrested on No\ ember 26. 2005.
for the murder of 50- ear-old Ricks Yates.
Do\ er had attempted to kidnap hi iDo\ er'sh
estranged \\ife on No ember 17. 2005..
Sarall Sircy B ow
Dies At 88
Sarah Sircy Rote. age 88. died after a lone
illness Tuesda. February 20. 2007 in Madison.
%ices %%ill be
2007, at 11:00
a.m.. at First
Madieon, u itih
burial to fol-
loi in Oakt
Sarah Sircy Rowe ter\. Madison.
will receive friends Thursday. February 22.
from 5-7 p m at Beggs Funeral Home Dona-
tions may be made to First Baptist Church
Butldin- Fund. PO Box 307. Madison. Florida
She "a, born in M adison. and \as the
daughter of John Franklin and Anne Margaret
Stubbs Strcy Her husband. Judson Talmadge
Rowe. preceded her in death in 1976 She
taught school during World War li at Cherry
Lake and retired from ladison Count\ Memo-
rial Hospital as an Insurance Specialist She % as
a lifelong and faithful member of the First Bap-
tisi Church. \where she % as active in Sunday
School. \Vomen' Missgionary Uinon. Nita Mic-
Cellouch Circle. Senior Adult NAinistr. worked
with the Baptist Training Union south group.
and \as ai de out student of the Bible
Also. ohe \ as a member and officer of the
Madison Woumanr' Club, Garden Club. Pink
Ladies' Auxiliar\. ladison Count\ Historical
Socetrs,. and \%as the Worthy Matron of the
Madison Chapter Eastern Star A Guardian
Membership \as gi6en in her honor to the Trea-
sure, of Madison Count'. She was an enthusi-
asnc member of the Nllnday Bridge Club. Pine
Tree Quther, Club and enjoyed crocheting She
excelled in baking her specialities. Sour Cream
Pound. and ten-laser Chocolate Cake.
She is sor'lied b\ tv.o daughters. Sire,
Rowe Nlaxell and husband Robert of Ocala:
Marth'- Ro e Beggs and Ihusband ._hle., of
Mads,-on. fut grandchildren Marc\ Maxll ell
Mellucci of Ocil.a. and Sarah Ashles Nlaxatell
Schroeder and (husband Don) of Ocala, Ansle)
Beggs Rogers and (husband Lee) of Madison,
and Judson Talmadge Beggs, of Madison; four
great-grandchildren: Austin Mellucci, Sarah
Ann Schroeder of Ocala, Ashlyn Elizabeth
Rogers, and Riley Parramore Beggs of Madi-
Lane Peavy Shows
Grand Champion Steer
Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley
Lane Peavy of Madison 4-H proudly displays his ribbon and the steer, which was
chosen as this year's Grand Champion on Wednesday evening, February 21, at the
53rd Annual North Florida Livestock Show and Sale.
Allison Cone Shows
Reserve Champion Steer
Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley
Allison Cone of Madison 4-H proudly displays her ribbon and the steer, which
was chosen as this year's Reserve Champion on Wednesday evening, February 21,
at the 53rd Annual North Florida Livestock Show and Sale. Cone's was also recog-
nized as the Homegrown Champion.
Greene Publinsning, Inc. hnoro oy
Stevie Register, of Suwannee FFA,
displays her Grand Champion Swine.
Register won the award on Monday
evening, February 19.
Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by
Ty Leggett, of Madison FFA, displays
his Reserve Champion Swine.' Leggett
won the award on Monday evening, Feb-
For Arson And
By Jacob BembrN
Gitrene Pidliis/hinn. Inc
A man was arrested for attempted murder,
aggravated assault, burglary of an occupied
structure and arson
on Tuesday morn-
ing, February 20.
According to a
Shenff's Office re-
port. a fire occurred
at 421 S\V Ray
Charles A eenue
that morning at ap-
a.m. The fire de-
stroyed the resi-
The home's oc- Harvey Reaves
cupant adsied that
she had a friend %\ho had been sta% inc %ith her,
% ho became aroi s and a et the house on fire
Deputy Marcus Jones made contact 1 ith
Harvey Reaves, 53, of Tallahassee. to detain him
until the State Fire Marshal arrived at the scene.
Jones and Sheriff's Sgt Art Deno kept Rea\es
near Jones patrol car in an effort to keep him
am ay from the victim and her fainl.,
At one point. Reaves took off at a fast pace
Please see Reaves. Page 3A
By Jacob Bembrv
Greene Pubhshing. Inc.
The Greemnille To\ n Council \ as present-
ed with a sterling audit b' James Moore and
Compan. at their MNlonday. February 12. meet-
The auditors said that the report % a. good
and clean, and theN could find nothing that
Cindy Hutto. Town Clerk. and Dot Pnd-
geon, assistant Tow\n Clerk, helped keep a pos-
itive balance, increased town revenue and did
not o erspend the btidget during the year.
Juan Botino, Allen Cherry and Alfred Mar-
tin were on hand to present the toAn with a fire
and rescue truck from the count).
In other business, the Council approved a
memorandum from the Rural Area of Econom-
2 Secton,.34 Pace,
Exemmutinve C n:to8r Af
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VIEWPOINTS & OPINIONS
Friday, February 23, 2007
Letters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.
Members Of Our Community
We would like to thank all those members of our communi-
ty who braved the cold to attend our Quilt show and Brunch on
February 17th. You were so generous that you made most our
most successful show to date. We look forward to making many
more quilts for needy babies. We welcome new members to join
us in this endeavor and will teach you if you have never quilted
We hope to see you all next year at our 12th annual show.
Thank you again for your support.
The Pine Tree Craft and Quilters
George you made my day....your dating rules are
great....wish more parents felt that way... we would have more
happy people, and much less grief because of the abuse some are
We love our children and want the best for them...
Vera R Smith
Thank You Cherry Lake
I would like to say a big THANK YOU to the male mem-
bers of CLFB for stepping up and helping a fellow member.
My mother, Reba Watson, a life long resident of Madison
County needed some minor work done to her house in Cherry
The members were contacted, they rallied and immediately
went to her house to do the work.
This is one of the many benefits to living in a smaller town,
where all you need to do is ask and help is on the way.
I live in St. Louis Missouri now, and get to Madison as of-
ten as I can, but I can't take care of those things as much as I
would like to be able to. It's nice to know the hometown is still
Thanks again to Pastor Hicks and the wonderful men who
are so selfless.
Edith Watson Read
Thanks To All For Making Fundraiser A Big Successful
Our Bike Run brought out 18 bikers. Some from Perry,
.Keaton Beach area and Madison County's own Christian Bike
Club! Thank you all who braved the cold to show your support
We can safely say -that around 250 kind-hearted people
came by to show their good heartedness and support.
We couldn't have made this a success without all of our
dedicated volunteers who were on hand to help.
Our day began with a 38 mile Bike run, with Taylor Coun-
ty Deputies on hand to give our bikers a chance to get. onto
Highway 221 north as a group and an escort to the County line.
Lunch started being served around 1:30 after all of the bik-
ers returned. There were at least 250 meals served.
We apologize for our Auction beginning a little late, but we
did finally get it going. Ricky Norris did a wonderful job as the
Eldon Sadler came for entertainment; most people had al-
Readers Doesn't Agree On
As promised, the State Highway crew, returned with their
Paving machine any completed the work necessary to join Indigo
Street with S R 6 near the OLD Nestle Well in Spring Hammock
When I first met the person in charge, he introduced me to his
associate, which was a woman by the name of "CINDY." When we
shook hands I noticed a firm grip for such a soft small hand and it
became clear to me that these hands had not been using a pick axe
or shovel very long, however, when she picked up on the conver-
sation, I could tell that she was not" just another pretty face."
Not only did she make it perfectly clear to me what improve-
ments the road crew would be making for the joining to the private
Road, but she was a polite listener, when I started ranting and rav-
ing about the deplorable condition that ,the Well diggers and Own-
ers had left the road in over 3 years ago, and about my wild ride
through this damage, back on April 5th of 2006, when I was almost
thrown out of the stretcher, bruising my right knee,enroute to the
Hospital, for back spasms. The next day my back was fine, but my
right knee was in terrible shape, all of this would not have hap-
pened had the road been repaired after being chewed up by the Well
digging construction workers. Had the road been renamed proper-
ly, the ambulance driver, in all likelihood would have used the
REAL Blue Springs Church Road, which is County maintained and
none of this would have happened, so there is plenty of blame to go
around, but it looks as though the Bottling Plant is caught right in
Back in 1980, when Steven A. Scott, (President of the Devel-
opment) decided Spring Hammock S/D and Madison Blue S/D
%were meant to be a gatedcommunity. divided onlh by Indigo Street,
which was to skirt East AROUND-the BabtistChurch and Dead
End at the property, now owned, by NESTLE WATERS, Blue
ready left and missed his performance.
The Winner of the $25.00 Gift card for Wal-Mart (which
was donated by Wal-Mart) and raffle tickets were sold before
Billy Davis Day, went to Karen Trammel of Monticello.
There were people who just stopped by and made a dona-
tion that we didn't know, like the lone biker who came by do-
nated and rode off into the sunset, as did the driver of the ice
Our Billy Davis Day took in over $3700.00. THANK YOU
You know when there is so many bad things happening
around our communities and the world, a day like we had with
the love for Billy that was shown, just reminds us that there is
love, hope, and faith left in this world after all.
Thank You All,
Louis and Linda Shaw
Reason For Road Names!
Springs S/D was to be a gated community also, which would begin
at IVY Drive and Dead End at the Blue Springs Primitive Babtist
Church. Over the years, due to the absence of regular attendance,
the Church property has been raped by trespassers, and even the
COUNTY wants to join in on the raping by plowing through pri-
*vate property to connect the Dead End of Blue Springs Church
Road with Indigo Street and the other two separate Sub. Div's.
HELLO !!!!, Has anyone ever thought to contact the property own-
ers and ask them if they would like to sell that portion of property
that they are abusing it appears that the County wants it both ways,
to use the Church Rd as part of their 911 emergency route from In-
digo St., however, it don't work that way, unless, the County wants
to start maintaining Indigo and change the name, again to Blue
Springs CHURCH Rd., then, even a Caveman knows that my house
number would be odd and my neighbor ACROSS the road would
be even. I suppose the County really don't give a RAT'S behind,
because the Bottling Company will probably own all op this area in
the next 10 years, and they can keep it up. BULL!!!
The property accessers need to put their heads together, and
come up with a better map for the emergency vehicles to follow.
Had the ambulance driver & team had a more detailed route, this
past April, they would have arrived at my Front Door instead of my
Back Door at least 3 minutes earlier. I'm equally sure that when
Steven Scott, put his John Henry on the Development Declaration
back in November of 1980, that he did all his home work, making
sure he had dotted all of the eyes in INDIGO, INKWOOD and IRIS
also that he hadcrossed all of the tee's in street and Trail.
I WASN'T THERE !!! WERE YOU?????
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VIEWPOINTS & OPINIONS
The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3A
Watching the news on tele-
vision this past weekend, I was
amazed at how much trash was
Britney Spears gave every-
one a brief reprieve from all the
news of Anna Nicole Smith's
Anna Nicole Smith is dead.
It is a tragedy, but why do we
have to look into her personal
life? What did she ever do that
made a person of interest? She
was a beautiful woman, who
cheapened herself by taking her
clothes off and posing for Play-
boy. She married a rich old
codger. She had a reality televi-
sion show. Now, she is dead and
we don't even know who is the
real father of her child.
Britney Spears shaved her
own head, then she got two tat-
toos. What has she ever done that
made her a person of interest?
She was a beautiful teenager,
then a young woman, who sang a
few songs, but cheapened herself
by doing dances that her mama
should have told her not to do
when she was a teenager. She
prostituted by doing these dances
to sell a few million records.
Now, she is bald and she has
two children that should, most
likely, be given to Kevin Feder-
line for custody. He is not.a saint
himself, but get real! How many
times have you seen him, expos-
ing himself, and getting out of
cars, while wearing no under-
There were other stories
which should have been' '-gien
the spotlight, but weren't. There
was the story of a Muslim stu-
dent who was arrested for at-
tempted murder after getting into
an argument about religion and
someone told him that they did-
n't believe in the Koran. (Does
anyone remember the death
threats issued by Ayatollah
Khoemeni and backed by such
"peace-loving", Muslims as Cat
Stevens, after Salman Rushdie
left Islam and wrote The Satanic
Verses?) Where was the coverage
of this hate crime committed by
I know people who don't
know who the father of their
child is. I'm sure that many of
you do, also. I know people who
have drunk too much and done
stupid things like getting tattoos
or shaving their heads, or worse,
who have gotten drunk and dri-
Britney has problems. Anna.
Nicole had problems. There is
nothing that I can do about those
I know people who have
problems. I can reach out to
those people I know in love and
kindness. Soimes, they may
push me away, but I can still
pray, in the name of Jesus.
By Ashley Bell
What is your favorite season, and why?
"Summer, because I
like to go to the
cause we can
go outside and
play in the
that's when my
"Every season that
comes is a blessing
from the Lord."
"Spring, 'cause it's
not too hot and not
"Fall, because it
For Creating Daylight Savings Time
Huge bouquets of daisies to Becky Sellers and Peggy Primm, who drive me to and from
school each day, and to the other friends who provide transportation to the store, to church, and
other places. I' m not worthy, but I sure am appreciative.
Fragrant miniature daisies to~ o local radio,station (thac;s..1230 on your AM..dial) for the
ready diet of real old-time country Western music. Where else can you hdar Ernest Tubb, Jim
Reeves, Cowboy Copas, and those other beloved singers? I especially enjoyed the Ghost.Riders
in the Sky program one afternoon when they played a talkie about, Calamity Jane, then read the
list of top 50 Western movies. What fun!
As much as I admire Benjamin Franklin for most of his life's work, I must give him darts
every year for devising the idea of daylight savings time. I agree with the wag who said, "It's like
an.Indian cutting off one end of his blanket and sewing it to the other end to make it longer." You
do realize we're changing in March instead of April this year.
Sharp, glass-shard darts to whoever is in charge of traffic management in the county. The
number of crashes and near-wrecks at the intersection of Pickle Lane and Hwy. 90 during school-
,traffic hours is appalling. An officer directing traffic, a traffic signal, or something needs to hap-
pen there before we have fatalities.
Darts to parents who allow their teens to own clothes inappropriate to their age and for school.
Yes, you do have the right to burn that suggestive shirt or that revealing blouse. You are the only
person who can teach your child modesty and respect for others. The child does not have a "right"
to own anything until he is 18.
Daisies to parents who get their children involved in choir and other church activities early.
Of the students I teach, those are the ones who seem the happiest and most hard-working.
Daisies to people who adopt pets from the animal shelters. You have a kind soul.
And, of course, darts to pet-owners who do not take steps to see that no little Fidos and
Fluffies fill the animal shelters. Do the world a favor spay or neuter.
Darts to chew-tobacco addicts who hand out a plug to a young child, thinking it's cute to see
him grimace and spit. You deserve a millstone around your neck.
Daisies to you if you make someone feel welcome in your presence. That's a priceless gift,
and your reward will be great in Heaven.
REAVES cont from page 1A
towards the victim. As he did, a knife fell out of one of his pock-
State Fire Officer John Gunn processed the scene for the State
Fire Marshal's Office.
Lt. Mark Joost was the investigator for the Madison County
America Saves Week
America Saves, a nation wide campaign, will be next week,
February 26 March 2nd. This broad coalition of nonprofit, cor-
porate, and government agencies help individuals and families save
and build wealth. Extension is a collaborator, through information
and education Americans are being encouraged to pay down debt,
build an emergency fund and save for a home, education and re-
Sounds like a tall order, but it is consistent amounts of money
over time that builds up savings. According to America Saves, re-
search shows that there are "savers" and "spenders" in all income
levels. Understandably, modest incomes can not save as much as a
family at a higher income level; however, all have the ability to
build wealth over time.
One of the first steps you can take is to build an emergency
fund. This is money put into savings, for unexpected expenses. It
keeps' you from putting purchases on your credit card which costs
you more in the long run because of interest charges. It is estimat-
ed that Americans take out'$2 billion a year in high interest rates to
cover unexpected bills. A goal of $500 to $1,000 in an emergency
fund will allow you to meet unexpected challenges such as a car re-
pair, a visit to the doctor or making a home repair.
It is recommended that you keep emergency savings in a bank
or credit union savings account. Keeping emergency money sepa-
rate from your checking account will reduce the temptation to use
it for every day purchases. A regular savings account offers easy
access to your money for any unexpected expense you might en-
counter. Some banks have a minimum deposit to open an account
and a minimum balance to avoid fees, so you may need to put mon-
ey in a jar for a few months until you have enough to open an ac-
If you want to build an emergency fund, but just don't have the
money, take a hard look at your spending habits. That soda you buy
every day or the stops for a quick meal because you are too tired to
cook may be draining your wallet. You spend much more than you
think, so try eliminating one habit and save the money. Another
easy way to accumulate money is to empty your loose change each
night; you'll be surprised how much money you'll have at the end
of the month.
Once your emergency account is funded, you can expand your
savings to reach long term goals, like a down payment for a house
or a child's college education. For more ideas on money.manage-
ment and savings, contact the Madison County Extension Service.
Lee Homecoming Pageant Set For Saturday
This year's Lee Homecoming Pageant will be held Satur-
day, February 24, at the Lee Elementary School. 'ote
Children ages, birth to nine years old will be competing
at 2 p.m. and contestants, 10-18, will be competing at 7 p.m.
Vying for the title of Miss Lee will be Unique Gnann and
Brittany Hudson, Allison Gnann, Ashleigh Williams, Victo-
ria Wirick and Elaine Terry will compete for the title of Junior
Nicole Davis, Siera Gray, Bethany Edgar and Shayla
Rhymes will compete for the title of Pre-Teen Miss Lee.
Admission is $5 for adults. Children, four and under, will be
Miss Essence Pageant Set For Sunday
The Miss Essence Pageant Committee is moving forward
with their plans for this year's pageant, which will be held on
Sunday, February 25th, at 3 p.m. at the Van H. Priest Auditori-
um, on the campus of North Florida Community College.
There are five lovely contestants, competing for the title of
Miss Essence and a $1.000 scholarship. The contetani s are: Jas-
mine Evans, Alexis Peterson, Shara McNair, Taneeka Barfield,
and Brittney Monts', .
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LOCAL & REGIONAL CRIME BLOTTER
Friday, February 23, 2007
/ I Man Arrested For Grand
SW? *Theft Auto And DUI, ,Madison County...
Madison Man Arrested
On Drug Charges
On Monday morning, February 19, at 3 a.m., Cpl. David
Harper of the Madison County Sheriff's Office stopped'a 1999
Ford Ranger, driven by Fitzgerald Robinson of Madison for a
traffic violation on Highway 145.
While talking with Robinson, Harper observed Robinson
attempt to remove a clear plastic bag, containing nine marijua-
na cigarettes from the console of the truck and conceal it behind
Harper immediately placed Robinson under arrest.
During a probable cause search of Robinson and his truck,
Harper located a burnt or used marijuana cigarette in Robin-
son's pants pocket and a second clear plastic bag containing 10
grams of loose marijuana in the glove box.
Robinson was transported to the Madison County Jail and
booked on possession of marijuana, less than 20 grams.
On Thursday, February 15, Suwannee County Sheriff's
Deputy Arthur Robinson arrested Michael Eric Harrell, 27,
10081 169th Rd, Live Oak, FL. Harrell was charged with grand
theft auto and DUI.
According.,to the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office, at ap-
proximately 1:42 a.m. Deputy Robinson was dispatched to a res-
idence off 151st Road in reference to a stolen vehicle. The com-
plainant advised Michael Harrell did not have permission to use
his vehicle and he wanted to pursue charges. While en route to
the complainants residence Deputy Robinson made contact with
the Harrell and the described vehicle on 151st Rd near 145th.
Harrell had crashed vehicle into a large pine tree,, causing exten-
sive damage to vehicle. He was asleep on the seat of vehicle
with the strong odor of alcohol present. Upon further investiga-
tion several beer bottles were located on the floor of vehicle.
Victim responded to the scene and positively identified his vehi-
cle. Suwannee County Fire/Rescue responded to examine Har-
rell. Harrell was asked if he could take a field sobriety test, he
Harrell was transported to the Suwannee County Jail where
he was booked on the stated charges. He was also administered
the Breath Intoxilyer test which confirmed he exceeded mini-
mum allowed levels. Bond was set at $3,500.
On Friday, February 16, Suwannee County Sheriff's Office
Corporal Danny Watson arrested Cheryl Lynn Brown, 48, 11537
74th Ter. Live Oak, FL. Brown was charged with battery -. do-
According to the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office, at ap-
proximately 11:30 a.m., Corporal Watson responded to a resi-
dence on 74th Terrace in reference to a domestic disturbance.
Upon arrival Corporal Watson made contact with the victim
who advised that he and Brown had been verbally arguing when
it became physical. Victim advised Brown grabbed him around
the throat in a choking manner, causing several scratches on his
neck. Upon receiving a sworn affidavit from the victim, Brown
was placed under arrest.
Brown was transported to the Suwannee County Jail on the
stated charges. Bond was set at $2,500, where she was able to
bond through a local bonding agency.
Man Arrested On rAdd itional Theft And Forgery Counts
On Saturday, February 17,
Suwannee County Sheriff's
Office Sergeant Larry Rogers
arrested Daniel Lawrence, 25,
8899 137th Rd, Live Oak, FL.
Lawrence was charged with
City of Madison Monday Friday 9am-5pm
235 SW Dade St.
In the offices of Julie Schindler, DO
Madison Osteopathic Medicine
Carl D. Bartholomow, D.C, M.D.
theft five counts forgery -
five counts and uttering forged
According to the Suwan-
nee County Sheriff's Office, at
approximately 12:40 p.m.,
Sergeant Larry Rogers investi-
gated a report from the-victim
that his nephew, Daniel
Lawrence, who was currently
in the Suwannee County, Jail,
had stolen checks and forged
them to a local store. The vic-
tim stated Lawrence was in
the jail for forgery and uttering
forged instruments in which
his grandmother was the vic-
tim. The victim believed
Lawrence had stolen from him
but until now did not have
proof. At this time he provided
copies of forged checks as
well as stop payments requests
for additional checks that were
unaccounted for. During inter-
view of Lawrence at the
Suwannee County Jail, his
Miranda rights were advised.
He admitted to the
charges made against him and
the interview was completed.
After the interview was
completed, Lawrence was
booked on the mentioned
charges and he remains in the
Suwannee County Jail. Bond
was set at $11,000.
Dedric Deon Dawson V.O.P. (circuit)
Johnny Lee Simmons V.O.P. (circuit)
John Clyde Arnold, Jr. Cheating, Grand Theft
Vira lance Mayfield No Valid or Expired Drivers License,
Failure to Stop for Inspection
Hunter Garrison Brooks Battery (Felony)
Vira Lance Mayfield Forgery, Out of County Warrant,
Obstruction by Disguise
Cassandra Anita Green V.O.P. (county)
William Elliot Williams V.O.P. (county)
Terrance Vashon Brown Poss. Marijuana w/intent to Sell
Christopher Lee Newman Out of County Warrant
Christopher Lee Newman Out of County Warrant
Derek Bernard Destache D.W.L.S., Revoked or Canceled
Issac Johnson, mI Out of County Warrant
Brian Tyrone McKnight Violation of DL Restriction,
D.W.L.S., Revoked or Canceled
Patrick James McCarthy, Jr. Poss. Marijuana, Less 20 gin.
Cassandra Anita Green V.O.P. (circuit)
Fitzgerald Bolivia Robinson Poss. Marijuana, Less 20 gm.
Brandon Jabar Williams V.O.P. (circuit)
Diedre Latrice Reed Criminal Registration
Oscar Alvin Henderson Poss. Firearm By Convicted Felon
Tony Anthony Holley D.W.L.S., Habitual Offender
Shannon Quantaine Hammonds Uttering Forgery, Resisting
Officer w/o Violence, D.W.L.S.
,Re oked or (anLleRd, Forgerv.
Resisting Otfficer w/Violene,
Poss. Marijuana w/intent to Sell
Poss. Marijuana, More 20 gm.,
Out of County Warrant
Nathaniel L. Gunter Uttering Forgery, Grand Theft mI,
Harvey Reaves Attempted Murder, Burglary of a Structure,
Arson, Aggravated Assault
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Friday, February 23, 2007
AROUND MADISON COUNTY
The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 5A
The Family of Herman Eugene Dowdy would like to thank
the many friends and relatives for the flowers, food, cards, and i C t
other acts of kindness shown during the recent death of our son
and loved one.
A special thank you is extended to Pastor Bob Laidlaw and
Youth Pastor, Brian Sanderson, of the First United Methodist
Church for their thoughtfulness during this.time of sorrow. W ay B ack W hen
Others we especially want to thank are Jimmy and Hilda
Dixon of Madison; Robert T. and Frances Hughey of Madison; Friday, February 23, 1957 Friday, February 25, 1977
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Griffin of Madison; Beggs Funeral Home of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Stewart announce the birth of On Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m., Gale A.
Madison; Miller Monument Co. of Quitman, Ga., and the Lake a baby boy February 15. The baby weighed 8 pounds, Buchanan will speak to the Farm Co-op classes at 7
Park of Madison Nursing Home in Madison. | and 1 ounce. He was named William E. Stewart III. NFJC's Fine Arts Auditorium. His subject matter will
Thanks are also extended to all who called or in any way A new concrete sidewalk is being put down on deal with chemical weed control in corn and soy-
helped us thought this time of sorrow. Range Street, in front of Selman's Sundries, R.C. beans.
Most sincerely, Dickinson's, the new Suwannee Store building, and Try outs for the Madison County Little League
The Family of Herman Eugene Dowdy the south room of the Daylight Department store. The will be held on March 5, at 9:30 a.m., at the NFJC
former walk in front of the Davis building (Selman's Baseball field. All children between 9 and 13 are in-
Sand R.C. Dickinson's) is said to have been there and vited to tryout for a team.
in use ever since the building was put up sixty years Mr. and Mrs. Laurie H. Reams, of Lamont, are
ago. proud to announce the arrival of a new son, Kirk
Rev. James T. Barber is teaching the Spring Bible Bradley, who was born February 7, at Tallahassee
e SC' a, study course at the Cherry Lake Baptist Church. "The Memorial Hospital. He has two sisters, Patricia and
G race A lice Sarah tircy Gospel According to St. Paul," is the study, which be- Laurie, and a brother, Hugh.
Grace Alice Dillard, age
92, died Sunday, February 18,
2007 in Madison. Funeral ser-
vices will be Saturday, Febru-
ary 24, 2007 at Beggs Funeral
Home Madison Chapel, with
burial to follow in Macedonia
Cemetery, Madison. The fami-
ly will receive friends Friday,
February 23, 2007 from 6-8
p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home
She had lived in Madison,
since 1976 coming from Mia-
mi. She was a member of Lee
United Methodist Church and
was a member of Eastern Star
in St. Louis, Missouri. She
worked for the State of Florida
as a Bookkeeper.
She is survived by one
son, Jack Fenton Wheeler of
Medford, Oregon; one daugh-
ter,: Sharon Mendheim anid
(husband Robert) of Lee; three
grandsons; four granddaugh-
ters; 12 great-granddaughters;
three great-grandsons, three
great-great-grandsons; and one
She was preceded in death
by her husbands Nelson Lee
Wheeler, and James T. Dillard.
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Sarah Sircy Rowe, age
88, went to be with the Lord
after a long illness Tuesday,
February 20, 2007 in Madison.
Funeral services will be
held Friday, February 23,
2007, at 11 a.m., at First Bap-
tist Church in Madison, with
burial to follow in Oak Ridge
The family will receive
friends Thursday, February 22,
from 5-7 p.m., at Beggs Funer-
al Home. Donations may be
made to First Baptist Church
Building Fund, PO Box 307,
Madison, Florida 32340.
She was born in Madison,
and was the daughter of John
Franklin and Anne Margaret
Stubbs Sircy. Her husband,
Judson Talmadge Rowe, pre-
ceded her in death in 1976.
She taught school during
WWII at Cherry Lake and re-
tired from Madison County
Memorial Hospital as the In-'
surance Specialist. She was a
life-long and faithful member
of the First Baptist Church,
where she was active in Sun-
day School, Women's Mis-
sionary Union, Nita McCul-
lough Circle, Senior Adult
Ministry, worked with the,
Baptist Training Union youth
group, and was a devout stu-
dent of the Bible.,
Also, she was a member
and officer of the Madison.
Woman's Club, Garden Club,
Pink Ladies' Auxiliary, Madi-
son County Historical Society,
and was the Worthy Matron of
the Madison Chapter Eastern
Star. A Guardian Membership
was given in her honor to the
Treasures of Madison County.
She was an enthusiastic
member of the Monday
Bridge Club, Pine Tree Quil-
ters Club and enjoyed crochet-
ing. She excelled in baking her
specialities, Sour Cream
Pound, and ten-layer Choco-
She is survived by two
daughter: Sircy Rowe Maxwell
and (husband Robert) of Ocala;
Martha Rowe Beggs and (hus-
band Ashley) of Madison; four
grandchildren, Marcy Maxwell
Mellucci of Ocala, and Sarah
Ashley Maxwell Schroeder and
(husband Don) of Ocala; Ans-
ley Beggs Rogers and (hus-
band Lee) of Madison, and
Judson Talmadge Beggs, of
Madison; four great-grand-
children: Austin Mellucci,
Sarah Ann Schroeder of Ocala,
Ashlyn Elizabeth Rogers, and
Riley Parramaore Beggs of
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The L.'d) of the Lake )tiler Guild in\ ites ou to ih'eCo-'
lumbia County Public Library, to enjoy an exhibit of over 50
handcrafted quilts. Currently being shown at the library from
January 24 until February 27th. The library is located on 308
NW Columbia Avenue, Lake City, FL; the quilts can be viewed
during regular library hours. For more information on the show,
call Delores Reiter, 386-752-4240. For more information about
the library and direction to the library, call 386-758-2101.
Lee Homecoming Pageant at Lee Elementary cafeteria at 2
p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information please call 971-5867.
The Lee Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry from'
4-8 p.m at the LVFD. For more information, please call 971-
At 8:00 a.m., the Friends of the Suwannee River State Park
will host a birding walk on the trails within the Park. Entrance
fee required for entrance into the park. Contact the Schoen-
felders at 850-971-5354, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FCAT testing will proceed as scheduled by the Florida De-
partment of Education. Testing will begin February 26 and con-
tinue through March 9th. During this period the reading and
math test for the Sunshine State Standards (FCAT) for grades 3
- 10 will be administered. Grades 5, 8, and 11 will also be test-
ed during this period in Science. Non-reference testing for
grades 3 10 will use the same window for testing. Grades 1
and 2 will be administered the SAT 10 test the week of March 5
- 9. Retakes for Juniors and Seniors who have not passed the
FCAT for graduation purposes will be given on February 26 and
The Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild will hold its monthly
meeting 10 a.m., at the Southside Recreation Center, 901 Saint
Margaret Rd. Lake City. The program for February will be pre-
sentation by Guild member Sue Ruda.
The Senior Citizen's Day lunch will be served at the Elks
Lodge, on Hwy 145, at noon.
Unity Baptist Church will be holding its annual "Old Fash-
ion Day," beginning at 2 p.m. There will be several antique trac-
tors and other equipment for your viewing pleasure. Activities
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will be planned during the afternoon for the children. You are .
ilviied to come dressed in your favorite "Old-Fashion- Day
clothes." Worship Services will be held at 5 p.m., followed by
dinner at 6 p.m. A bonfire with old-fashion singing and a hay
ride will conclude our day. Come join us for a fun-filled day of
Lee Volunteer Fire Department will have a garage sale at
Lee Volunteer Fire Department, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Home Away From Home: How Children Benefit from
Quality Family Home Childcare at the Early Learning Coalition
Office in Greenville from 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. For more in-
formation, call 850-385-0551 ext. 309.
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AROUND MADISON COUNTY
Friday, February 23, 2007
I,,dt: '. ..LL ... Two "Entered Apprentices"
L Receive Their Degree Into Masons
Proud Parents: .
Russell & Nichole
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The Opera House Stage Co. will hold open auditions for its
next production, The Boardwalk Melody Hour Murders, Satur-
day, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, at 5 p.m. at the Monticello
Opera House. Performances of this show will be the first two
weekends of May.
They are also looking ahead to the Fall production,
"Casablanca," which will be staged the last two weekends of
If you're interested in either of these shows, come on out,
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Eight young men are beginning their. voyage into Masonry. They.include, back row left to right: Burt Wal-
drep, Kevin Stout, Paul Kinsley, Carl Peterson, Scott Webb, and Noland Greene. Front row, left to right: Kit
Storey and Chris O'Brian. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley, January 22, 2007
By Mary Ellen Greene
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Two young men received 'their Entered Apprentice Degrees
at the Madison Masonic Lodge January 22nd. 'The men were
Chris O'Brian and Kit Storey.
The evening began with a delicious dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the
downstairs of the Masonic Lodge building on Rutledge St. Help-
ing with the serving of the dinner were the Madison Order of the
Eastern Star ladies and men.
Jim Stanley, long-time Mason Secretary/Treasurer, said that
there were six other Entered Apprentices also at the Jan. 22 meet-
ing, which is the most he said he had ever seen together for their'
degrees at one time. In all, eight young men were together for
their Entered Apprentice Degrees.
The six other Entdred Apprentices present at the meeting to
welcome O'Brian and Storey were Burt Waldrep; Kevin Stout;
Paul Kinsley; Noland Greene; Carl Peterson, Jr. and Scott Webb.
A packed crowd included approximately 50 men and women
who had come to welcome the young men to the Masonic Order.
Stanley said that the Madison Lodge is growing faster than he
has seen it in many years, and that there have been about 200 ap-
prentices accepted since 1969.
Should anyone have any questions about becoming a Mason,
they may contact Stanley, or any other Mason in Madison.
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Big Bend Hospice is offer-
ing an evening session for
those in the Greenville com-
munity and surrounding areas
who have lost-a-loved one.
Grief counselors and a
chaplain from Big Bend Hos-
pice will provide education
and a special time of sharing.
The event will be held on Tues-
day, February 27, from 6:36
p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greenville El-
ementary School Cafeteria.
Pastor Alonzo Fudge will act
as moderator for the session.
"This is an important op-
portunity for the community.
In the Greenville area, includ-
ing Madison, Perry and Monti-
cello, many have experi-
enced the loss of loved ones
both young and old. So often,
it is difficult to find ways to
cope and make sense of these
losses. It is important to find
ways, meaningful ways, to re-
member and honor those we
have lost," said Caring Tree
Program Coordinator, Pam
Mezzina. This event was in-
spired in loving memory of
Theo Hampton, III.
There will be a memory
table set up and all are wel-
come to bring photos or me-
mentos of their loved ones to
share. Light refreshments will
be served following the ses-
One of the missions of Big
Bend Hospice is to provide
comfort to anyone who has ex-
perienced the loss of a loved
one. A variety of grief support
services is available for both
adults, as well as children and
For additional information
about Big Bend Hospice's grief
and loss services, call 1-800-
772-5862 or visit www.big-
Friday, February 23, 2007
AROUND MADISON COUNTY
The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 7A
Billy Pavis Day Was A Success
Billy Davis Day, which was held Saturday, February 17, in The day began with a 38-mile Bike Run, with the Taylor C
Shady Grove was a huge success. ty Sheriff's Office as escorts.
The Bike Run brought out 18 bikers from Madison Coun- Lunch began around 1:30, with at least 250 meals sen
ty's Christian Motorcycle Association, as well as bikers from Ricky Norris conducted the auction and did a wonderful
Perry and Keaton Beach. as the auctioneer.
Approximately 250 kind hearted people showed up to help Over $3,700 was raised for Billy Davis. The organ
out with the fundraiser for Davis, who is suffering from cancer. thank everyone.
The Madison Chapter of Christian Motorcycle Association participated in the Thirty- Eight Mile Hun. (ureene 'ud-
lishing, Inc. Photo By Heather Bowen, February 17, 2007)
Farm Bureau Honors Jim Watson
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Lou Shaw takes Luke Davis, son of Billy Davis, on a
ride. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Heather Bowen,
February 17, 2007)
took money and
Tickets at the Fund
Photo By Heather
Billy Davis and his son Luke are enjoying the Fund
Raiser at Billy Davis Day. (Photo Submitted)
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Edie Wright, Margie Sheffield and Wendy Slaughter
take tickets at the Billy Davis Day fundraiser. (Greene
Publishing, Inc. Photo By Heather Bowen, February 17, ________.__
Newest 4-H Group Formed,
Leaders for a New 4-H group are Lee and Theresa Williams, Members are: Front row: (L to R) Josie Long and
Sara Taylor. Back row: (L to R) Justin Williams, Katie Jones, Angela Cuccinella, Cassandra Newstead and Courtney
Bailey. Not pictured: Steve Foust. (Photo submitted)
The newest 4-H group in Madison County is the Green-
house Garden Club. Their next meeting date is March 10 at 10 SHINE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
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Jim Watson will be recog-
nized during a special event on
February 26, at 4-H Camp
Cherry Lake, in Madison
Watson served as county
agent for many years, and was
active in Farm Bureau. His
service in WWII prepared him
for responsibility and leader-
ship in Florida Cooperative
Extension Service as county
agent. His father, William L.
Watson, was the first Duval
County agent. His greatest
dream was fulfilled when ,he
was appointed the third agent
to serve Duval County. A lib-
erty ship was named for his fa-
ther in 1944 to commemorate
the wartime work of Florida 4-
H club programs.
Watson was inducted into
both the Agriculture Hall of
Fame and the 4-H Hall of
Fame. "Seeing 4-H youth
grow and develop into respon-
sible adults is one of the most
rewarding and greatest feel-
ings one can have," Watson
has said. His "Hi Neighbor"
TV program earned the Na-
tional Farm Broadcasting
Award, followed by the Free-
dom Foundation George
Washington Honor Medal.
Proud to have been a part
of the Greater Jacksonville
Fair, a scholarship was estab-
lished in his name by the fair
for students in agriculture.
'His leadership extended to
the National Association of
County Agents as Southern
Director for three terms.
Many consider him to be
one of the most highly regard-
ed extension agents to ever
work with the Florida Cooper-
ative Extension Service.
Please join his fiends in
honoring him on Monday,
February 26, at 11:30 a.m. at
Camp Cherry Lake 4-H Center
at 3861 NE Cherry Lake Cir-
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8A The Madison Enterprise-Recorder
AROUND MADISON COUNTY
Friday, February 23, 2007
55 Plus Club Is Enlightened On The Issue Of The Mature Driver
Richard and Evie Ormsbee
OF ZONING CHANGE
The Board of County Commissioners of
Madison County, Florida proposes to amend the
text of the Madison County Land Development
Code, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the
Land Development Code, within the area shown
on the map below, as follows:
LDR 07-1 an application by the Board of
County, Commissioners, to amend the text of the
Land Development Code by amending Section
4.4H.2, entitled Land Use District Regulations-
Highway Interchange, Allowable Uses, deleting
special exception uses exceeding 50,000 square
feet impervious land coverage and uses with a
total land area of five or more acres.
A public hearing concerning the amendment
to consider the enactment of an ordinance to
adopt the amendment will be held on March 7,
2007 at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard, the Office of the County
Coordinator, Courthouse Annex, 229 Southwest
Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida. The title of
said ordinance shall read, as follows:
AN ORDINANCE OF MADISON COUNTY,
FLORIDA, AMENDING THE MADISON
COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, AS
AMENDED; PURSUANT TO AN APPLICA-
TION, LDC 07-1, BY THE BOARD OF COUN-
TY COMMISSIONERS; PROVIDING FOR
AMENDING SECTION 4.4H.2, ENTITLED
LAND USE DISTRICT REGULATIONS-
HIGHWAY INTER CHANGE, ALLOWABLE
USES, BY DELETING SPECIAL EXCEPTION
USES EXCEEDING 50,000 SQUARE FEET
IMPERVIOUS LAND COVERAGE AND
USES WITH A TOTAL LAND AREA OF FIVE
OR MORE ACRES; REPEALING ALL ORDI-
NANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING
AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The public hearing may be continued to one
or more future dates. Any interested party shall
be advised that the date, time and place of any
continuation of the public hearing shall be
announced during the public hearing and that no
further notice concerning the matter will be pub-
lished. At the aforementioned public hearing, all
interested persons may appear and be heard with
respect to the amendment on the date, time and
place as referenced above. Copies of the amend-
ment are available for public inspection at the
Courthouse Annex, Office of the County
Coordinator, located at 229 Southwest Pinckney
Street, Madison, Florida, during regular business
hours. All persons are advised that, if they decide
to appeal any decision made at the public hear-
ing, they will need a record of the proceedings
and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Roy and Pauline Kelly
Sisters Wanda Dickinson and Pat Ruttan
Wilmer and Pauline Strickland
Marie Cone and her mother, Vera Cone
The February gathering of the 55 Plus Club met at the Unit-
ed Methodist Cooperative Community Center on February 14.
The room 'and tables were beautifully decorated with a
Valentine theme. Cherry Lake United Methodist Church was the
host for the luncheon, and served hot soup, sandwiches, desserts,
coffee, and iced tea.
Jimmy Hardee, President of the Board of the United
Methodist Cooperative Ministries, introduced the speaker for
the event, Selma B. Sauls, who is the Planner and Director's
Staff, Division of Driver Licenses for the State of Florida. Sauls,
a native of Greenville, knew several people in the audience.
Sauls was an energetic speaker and enlightened the group on the
issues of the older driver. Conditions that relate to age can af-
fect driving. Some are vision, hearing and cognitive abilities.
Sauls presented the Florida Grand Driver program. This is
an education and awareness program of the Florida Department
of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The goal of the program
is to educate the public about the effects of age on driving abil-
ity and to encourage drivers to make appropriate choices. We
age, choices that maximize personal safety and the safety of our
communities are evident.
It may not be obvious to an older adult or concerned friend
or family member that a driver's physical capacity has changed.
Some of the signs that an older driver needs assistance are:
*Neglects to buckle up
*Has difficulty working the pedals
*Has difficulty merging on freeways, or turning onto busy
*Has trouble seeing other vehicles, cyclists or pedestrians,
especially at night
*Ignores or "misses" stop signs and other traffic signals
*Reacts slowly to sirens and flashing lights or emergency
C"Weates. straddles lanes. drilfs into other lanes or changes
lanes % without signaling
*Gets lost or disoriented easily, even in familiar places
Sauls posed several questions to the group: "When you
aren't able to drive anymore, will you know to stop driving?"
and "How will you get around when you can't drive anymore?"
Sauls mentioned several options for getting around, such as pub-
lic transportation, senior shuttles, friends, and family and taxi
service. She said that retiring from driving doesn't mean retiring
from life! It doesn't matter how you get THERE, but what you
DO when you get there!
There were many brochures available after the meeting for
The next meeting of the 55 Plus Club will be March .14,
2006 at the United Methodist Cooperative Community Center at
12:00 noon. The host will be First United Methodist Church and
the program will be given by Arden Brown and Stuart Fenneman
about the Barksdale Farm. Anyone in the community 55 years of
age and older is welcome to attend the luncheon and program.
There are no fees of any kind and it is open to all faiths. The
Community Center is located about 5 miles north of Madison on
Highway 145. For more information about 55 Plus Club, or any
outreach ministry of the United Methodist Cooperative, call
Doris and Ron Hidy
Our 3rd Annual
.-... N ight
Tues., February 27th at 6:30pm
Two Friends Cafe
Located in Sunnmmnit Pointe
For more information call or go to
RSVP @ 245-0028 email@example.com
Ask about special booking incentives
for attending the event!
South Georgia's Only Preferred Sandals Specialist!
Francis Ginn and the speaker Selma B. Sauls
I VtdBs Tae g nc fT e Past 4' Years! I'
Friday, February 23, 2007
HEALTH & NUTRITION
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MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
FOUR FREEDOMS HEALTH SERVICES
194 NE Hancock Avenue
GENA PLAIN, PA-C
The Four Freedoms Health Services is proud to announce its
association with Gena Plain, PA-C. Ms. Plain will practice family
medicine at Four Freedoms Health Services beginning March 5th.
Ms. Plain received her Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology
from Florida State University and received a Masters Degree in
Physician Assistant studies from The University of Florida.
YOU MAY MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH
MS. PLAIN NOW BY CALLING 850-973-8851
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a l PUMPIRRIGATION
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S"Four Generations of Experience"
904 NW Suwannee Ave.
DIj LLIN Branford, FL
Roof Inspections, New Roofs,
Re-Roofs & Repair Specialist.
Folsom Constructing, LLC
We Accept All Credit Cards
'GOLEN LAF ART WR
Tire & Muffler Center
1064 E. US 90 Madison, Florida
-Beside Clover Farm-
Lee Anne Hall
Friday, February 23, 2007
HUGH'S LAWN CARE
and TREE SERVICE, LLC
238 NE Brickyard Pond Ave. Madison, Florida
Business: 850-445-3321 Home: 850-973-6601 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bush Hogging Road
call tor WE PLANT
nIUalS*OI & MAINTAIN
We accept ATM & Debit Cards
864 NW US 221
Greenville, FL 32331
joeballreams @ msn.com
Otmle ioin oii*Haiilii Site
Prep e Ro.ad Ihork Fri
EFhat acnioc ~d Lon~u tianoui
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"Good Water Means Good Health"
Shea's Well & Pump
Well Drilling & Irrigation Wells
Residential & Irrigation Wells Deep Wells 4" to 8"
Serving The Georgia &8 Florida Area For Over 30 Years.
Old Quitman-Madison Road Quitman, GA
FL Lic#2153(229) 263-4192 GA Tic#253
Landscaping & Sprinkler Svystems
. Residential & Commercial
Landscape Design & Installation Site-prep. Sodding
Seeding Irrigation Lawn Shrub Gravel Driveways Drip
i'S* Owners: Glenn & Margie Peacock
Mike's Pump Repair
And Well Drilling, Inc.
Serving You With 2 Locations
610 Industrial Ave. 179E. Base St. Suite A
Live Oak. FL lMadison. FL
Above-Ground Swimming Pools Pool Supplies Pool Chemicals
Mike Harris (Owner) Cell (386) 590-0888
24 Hour Service Lic# 2610
Bell Mobile Home
Transport & Setup
Relevel Tie-downs *
-Call For FREE Estimates
Repairs Shingle Roofing Flat Roofing
Residential & Commercial Metal Roofing
License & Insured
Senior Citizens Discount
Toll Free 866-SLW-ROOF
NO SUBCONTRACTORS USE
Buyers of Pine and Hardwood Timber
Specializing In Pine Pulpwood Thinning
John T.' Sanders
.s Metal Roofing
Buy Direct From Manufacturer
Several Profiles to Choose From Over 20 Colors In Stock
with 40 Year Warranties
Call for Brochures & Installation Guides
Sewer & Water Connections
Water Heater Repairs
125 SW Shelby Ave.
Madison, FL 32340
Lic.# RF 0058445
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S^ i' < Farm Bureau
redFreddy Pits or Jimmy King
o Serving Madison J. rtorsor,
Doug Helms, Agent
Freddy Pils 105 W. Anderson St., Monticello ammy King
813 S. Washington St., Perry
Lance Braswell, Agent
Lafayette ,County* Mayo, FL
Friday, February 23, 2007
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Madison First Baptist
"Heaven came down and glory filled my soul and made me
Such beautiful flowers were provided by Buddy and Jean
McWilliams in loving memory of Buddy's parent's, Selma and
Clayton McWilliams, and Jean's mother, Edna Phillips. They
were'so dearly loved and are missed still, greatly.
Bless Buddy and Jean as they labor among us. Also, bless
Jean's dad and Judy, as they too, are so involved in church.
Thanks to Judy for last week's great write-up of the banquet.
Touching special "A Living Prayer," by Liane. Then Liane
Wakefield, Philys Holbrook, and Tom Fico played "The Old
Rugged Cross," for offertory. Chancel Choir sang "The Church
Preacher's sermon was about Banquet 6 & 7, and was very
Sadness is in our midst again with the deaths of Mrs. Agnes
Robinson, Mrs. Carol Bochnia, and now Mrs. Sarah Rowe, plus
Mrs. Betty Jane Watson, so recently. Each one could have been
described as the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31. We give
thanks for all these dear ones and pray precious memories will
comfort and sustain the families in the days ahead and all their
days. Amen! There are others who are sad too, and we also pray
Many are ill among us, too Margaret Morris; both Mr. and
Mrs. J.T. Walker; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Russell and daughter Ann
Russell Horton; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Selman; Mr. and Mrs.
Vernon Adams; Mr. and Mrs. Boogie Schnitker; Mr. and Mrs.
A.J. Gay; Mr. and Mrs. David Smith; Joy Gensel, out of Madi-
son hospital; Judy Placzkowski; Geneva Massey; and all others.
Special blessings upon those who gave for Melanie
Wieland, and for those who supported the Pine Tree Quilters on
the 17th, and earnest prayers for Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Arnold.
Many women are looking forward to tonight (February 23
at 6:30 p.m.) to enjoy Girlfriend-to-Girlfriend, "Walking in High
May the Lord bless us one and all and help us seek to love
and obey Him, so that His beauty will shine through us. Amen!
Unity Baptist Church Pastor Murrell Bennett, left, stands with his wife, Rhonda, alongside a classic:antique car
at last year's Old Fashioned Day at the church. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley)
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By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Unity Baptist Church
will be hosting its annual
"Old Fashioned Day" on Sat-
urday, March 10, beginning at
Several antique tractors,
cars, trucks and other equip-
ment will be available for
guests' viewing pleasure.
There will be fun-filled
activities during the after-
noon for the children of the
Worship services will be
held at 5 p.m., followed by
dinner at 6 p.m., a bonfire
with old -fashioned singing
and a hayride will conclude
Everyone is invited to put
on old-fashioned clothes and
go to Unity Baptist Church,
located on the Colin Kelly
Highway in Hanson on Sun-
day, March 10.
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Madison Church of God Faith Baptist Church
--I NE Colin KelI Hit yr',ljdlion. FL
s~i ''T..~,3 i *Rc D,',les Glhr.s. P.',tor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning worship p 11:00 a.m.
SEening \\ worship 6:00 p.m.
'e dnesda) Bible Stnud 7:00 p.m.
Barbara Memorial Church
Of The Nazarene
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Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
SEening \%ormhip 4:30) p.m.
'e \dnesda RBible Studi 7:30 p.m.
Reapers Of The Harvest Church
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eY Sunda\ School 10:00 a.m.
Morning worshipip 11:00 a.m.
.'.ening W\orship 6:00 p.m.
>'; \tednedaa Night Service 7:30 p.m.
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"E E[RYONE IS ALWAYS WELCONIE!
St. Vincent DePaul Roman
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* Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Mon.. lues., \'ed. Mass 7:30 a.m.
*. Thurda Mass 7:30 a.m.
Salurdal Mass 9:30 p.m.
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
4" I 4 NE I-rr i ,r c N .Ii-., I' L .'s.srs- ,-..12- n.
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Sunday% ( Inurch School 101:011 a.m.
Sunday) Hol .Eucharist 10:00 a.m.
Mis;ion Board 2nd Sunda% 11:110 n.m.
Epitscopal C'hurch \\olm-n 3rd Sunda ......11 :I111 .in..
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Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning worship p 11:01.1 a.im.
Church Training 6:1111 p.m.
hI'ening \Horship 7:1111 p.In.
Prater Meeting, \\ednesda(' 7-8:101) p.m.
Famfils Night Supper. Is \\AednesdIa)........ 6-7:111i p.m.
Puppett Ministr). Sunday% 6:j00 p.m.
(;RO\\ sillation. Mlonda) 6:311 p.m.
Greenville Baptist Church
13Sr" S\\ M ia Si C, Gie lie FL L *.5.i.i-', .'"5;.
Sunday% Sch-,ol -\11 A i.- 111:1111 i.m.
Sunday% Morninpg \orship 11l:111a.1m.
Sunday) Esening \\irslip "':111 p.1m.
Sunday Prt-school, Studentl. .and
1dull'. Choir Rehu-ir-al- :3iI p.in.
Wcdnesda Pre-msclol children.
l.,ulh & \duli Bihle Studkis 7:1.11 p.m.
Il, Sundal e'er) month-Mien's Bruaklasli...........5:Ii .i.m.
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Lee United Methodist Church
Hv..', 2 5 Lee FL .- I J1- .15
Ri.h.INud O)u.kcnh '1, :.1 I:|
Morning V\orship 9:1)11 a.m.
Sunday' School Ilj:f0l a.m.
Morning worship p I111):(.IIJ .m.
Sunday EFening worship p 6:30 p.m.
Mean's Fedlolhip Breakianst
Steond biinda. 8:0U a.m.
l I0irI: \ Bcl.'I Bible S I . 't..Acivl. tie
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First United Methodist Church
s.,i.:c I '.'1 H:or,) at RurledJ e Si 85i)-9 3-02C 5
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'jer ice of \% ord & Table S:30 a.m.
Sunday) School :45 a.in.
Sunday* Murning .Worship 11 :iIII a.m.
\%ednesda) -M Youth grades 6-8i.......5:011l-(6:11 p.m.
Youtlh (grades 9-12 6:311- ":311 p.m.
Men's Fellon ship Breakfast 13rd Sun. i........ 8:Iil a.m.
\\omen's Meeting & Lunch list Mon.i.....12:11ll noon
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ti/t /the assrtdl,/i/i i/ ourselt''s together,
f the' DaI/fl apivachig. -Wel recws 10.24-25
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church |
221 Martin Luther King Drive M-Ijdlion. FL
P.O. Box 242 Madison. FL
Email shilhv irniadir r'il .li.... Co e
Marcus Hawkins, Sr. Pastor
Josie Graham assistantt Pastor
Sunday School............9:30 a.m.
Worship Service....... 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Night Bible Study.....6:00 p.m.
"11e Wiblk By faith. Not Bi Sight. "
11 Corinthians 5:7
Hanson United Methodist Church |
290 NE Dais Street Hanson. FL
7.5 umles from nMadison on Hwy. 145. turn nght on Dais\
Rev.: Wlinae Albiertun, Posi_.r )
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:15 a.m.
Sunday Esening Bible Stud3 s:01 p.m.
(hoir Practice Sunda) E\ ening r:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Prayer Service............... 7:00 p.m.
All Are Welcome, Please Come' k
Grace Presbyterian Church
A Congreention of the Presby''terian Church in Armeric: !
Re\ John Hopwood
.SS North Washington Ae Madiv-sn. FL '73.-92
Sunday) School For All Ages..................9:45 a.m.
Sunday) IMorning \\orship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Fellowship Supper/Bible Studi........6:00 p.m. 0
oiith G(roups slt 12th Grades................6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
Friday Men's Prayer BreakfastL..............7:00 a.m.
Come \iiorshi' And Serve 'tlai L's'
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
"A Friendly Church'
Cherry Lake, FL 850-929-43-55
Re,. ?rthantiel Robintson J'
Sunday. School 9:45 a.m.
Pastoral Sunda ili A& 3rd Sunday)..................11:00 a.m.
Youth Church i2nd Sunday I 11:00 a.m.
Pastoral Study 14th Sundayi 11:00 a.m.
Fellowship Baptist Church
One mde north of Madison on i-5
Stevc McHaiguc, Paenor
Gari Gii:/r.. MI'. ir Director Juckie I rtil. Sl..l t Pa t ir .-;p
'Y:.uwi & Children'. MNirusine.. Acuve Young sJuhl Mini tr',
Office S50-973-326h "
Morning VWorship .................8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School 1l:110 a.m.
Wednesday* : Family Night.............Call for schedule
A Fant/7rl/ f Familie. "Conrt,'..:.ru' rii.rhp
t iniert'lc d in a home gioup, call -:5,,v -*.32t,e,
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Health And Care
Of Older Cats
Today with some help from our friends from the American
Veterinary Medical Association, we are going to answer some
questions about the health and care of older cats.
Q: Our cat is getting older and sometimes she seems con-
fused. Can cats become senile? Is there any medical treat-
A: Older cats can exhibit some signs of "senility." This is
due to a gradual degeneration of brain tissue. Some of the com-
mon signs are confusion, lack of coordination, lethargy, and
unexplained changes in behavior. There is no treatment for se-
nility. To be sure that this ig the problem, schedule an appoint-
ment with the veterinarian.
Q: I recently read in a magazine that cats of any age, al-
though it is more common in older .cats, can suffer a stroke
from a ruptured or blocked blood vessel in the brain. What are
the signs of a stroke?
A: The signs of a stroke include circling, depression,
seizures, lack of coordination, muscle spasms, parlaysis,
blindness, collapse, loss of body function, droopy eyelids, and
flickering of the eyes. If your cat exhibits any of these signs -
immediately call your veterinarian and get care promptly.
Q: I've been told that hearing loss is common in older cats.
Does this mean that nothing can be done to improve our older
SA: Don't assume that your cat's impaired hearing is due to
aging until your cat has been examined by your veterinarian.
Older cats are susceptible to ear mites, tumors, a buildup of
earwax, and other problems that can be treated. Schedule an
appointment with your veterinarian to determine the prob-
able cause of your cat's hearing problem.
Q: I was told that hyperthyroidism is a common disorder
in older cats. What should we watch for in case our cat is suf-
fering from hyperthyroidism?
A: Some of the signs include: excessive hunger or thirst;
frequent urination; restlessness and irritability.
Even though more food is being eaten, the cat may lose weight.
The cat may vomit or have more bowel movements. If you ob-
serve any of these signs schedule an appointment with your
For more information about the health and welfare of your
pet, visit the American Veterinary Medical
Association on the internet at www.avma.org.
For more lifestyle information, be sure to listen for Around
The House on your favorite local radio station.
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Birds are becoming very popular with pet owners. To-
day, with some help from our friends at the American Vet-
erinary Medical Association, we are going to answer some
questions about the health needs and care of birds.
Q: I've read many bird care books and they frequently
suggest using an infrared light as a heat source
in a cage. What is the benefit of using an infrared lght in
A: Before you use infrared bulbs, or any heating de-
vice, talk to your veterinarian. When used correctly, an in-
frared bulb's rays are thought to be easN on the eyes and the
rays will penetrate beneath the skin to improve
flow that's what is needed to promote heahng.
Q: My sister told me that our bird might become
chilled if we take him in the car to the veterinarian. Our bird
seemso'be very ill "'Howvcan get him tq the. doctor w ith-
. out making him sicker?
A: By delaying medical care, you can cause more
harm. You might want to call ahead to the clinic and see if
you can arrange to spend as little time as possible in the re-
ception area. Try to keep the temperature during the trip the
same as it is at home. Warm up the car and wrap the cage in
a blanket. Remember to bring samples of your bird's drop-
pings and food debris. The doctor may need these to aid in
diagnosing the problem.
.Q: I know that an ill or injured bird can benefit from a
warm environment. At what temperature should I keep a
A: A temperature between 85 and 90 degrees Fahren-
heit is suggested. Talk to your veterinarian about setting up.
a hospital cage. You'll be able to watch the temperature
carefully. A small enclosed space can easily overheat. Re-
member to be very careful and not place the heat source too
close to the bird.
Q: Our caged bird is recovering from an illness. When
is it safe to return her to the cage with the other bird?
'A: Discuss this with your doctor. It is important that the
recovering bird be able to withstand the stress. Moving the
bird out of the sick cage too soon can cause a relapse. Oth-
er birds will often harass a weaker bird. A recuperating bird
usually requires 12 to 16 hours of sleep per day, so don't
hurry her return.
For more information about the health and welfare of
your pet, visit the American Veterinary Medical Association
on the internet at www.avma.org.
For more lifestyle information, be sure to listen for
Around The House on your favorite local radio station.
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Murrell Bennett, Owner
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Matthew Greene poses with Jada. Jada is tne
best guard dog ever. She will protect her family,
even as small as she. is. She is owned by Lisa
Jack and Bentley are two spoiled rotten dogs,
that love to go for rides and chase birds and squir-
rels. Carla and Kevin Barrett of-Cherry Lake are the
proud owners of these two trouble-makers.
Lucy Mae Hall, eight-month-old Basset Hound,
loves to chase chickens, bark at the TV and
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IVeterinary Associates Monticello
J.L. Spencer, DVM
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Friday, February 23, 2007
SCHOOL & EDUCATION
The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 13A
Shirley Joseph Is School District's New Equity Officer
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
*Shirley Joseph is the Madison County School District's new
Federal and state laws require that an individual or office be
designated by local school districts to oversee the enforcement of
policies dealing with discrimination and harassment, ensure com-
^ IB pliance within the public school system and to bring event, prac-
tices and/or policies, which may be inconsistent with equity re-
quirements, to the Superintendent's attention.
"Shirley is very well-known and respected throughout the Dis-
-- trict," Terri Garrett, the School District's Director of Adminis-
Sherley Joseph trative Service and Human Resources, said. "She's very good at
looking at the issues from a perspective that encompasses the full 360 degrees. She can take a task
and make sure it comes to fruition in a manner that is workable. She has the ability to take care
of issues in whatever manner is assigned."
"We have started a Mission/Vision committee, which will help with equity issues," Joseph
said. "It's spearheaded by me and it's a very diverse committee."
Members of the committee, include Joseph, Gwen Hubbard, Timothy McQuay, Tim Sanders,
Ethan Bonella, Elizabeth Gonzales and Deloris Simmons Franklin.
"These people bring a unique perspective to the table for Shirley," Garrett said.
Joseph said that, during an interview for a job, the committee would ensure that there is eq-
uity in the interview process by having an independent observer available.
"This will enable the committee to come to a consensus about the best candidate for the job,"
Taylor Appointed To Board Of Florida
Susan Taylor, English in- Taylor, who holds a mas-
structor at North Florida ter's degree from the Univer-
Community College, has been sity of Southern Mississippi,
appointed to the Board of Di- has begun work toward a doc-
rectors for the Florida Devel- toral degree in reading and
opmental Education Associa- language arts at Florida State
tion. University. Taylor has held
The purpose of the Flori-
da Developmental Education
Association, established in
1978, is to improve the pro-
fessional capabilities of de-
velopmental educators, the
programs designed to prepare
developmental educators, and
the practice, theory, and deliv-
ery of developmental educa-
tion to the students of the
State of Florida.
Hamburger on a Bun
Baked Rotini w/Meat
, Sauce and Cheese
Baby Carrots w/Ranch
positions with the Leon Coun-
ty School Board, Florida
Dept. of Education, and has
taught in middle and high,
school settings and at Semi-
nole Community College.
She and husband, Danny, re-
side in Monticello.
For information contact
NFCC College Advancement,
973-1606 or email
Chicken & Rice
Eleven Things You Will Not Learn In School
Bill Gates recently gave a speech
SA at a High School about 11 things
they did not and will not learn in
school. He talks about how feel-
good, politically correct teachings
created a generation of kids with no
concept of reality and how this con-
Scept set them up for failure in the
ScHoo real world.
Rule 1: Life is not fair get used to it!
Rule 2: The world won't care about
Iyour self-esteem. The world will ex-
"" -- -'- pect you to accomplish something
BEFORE you feel good about your-
Rule 3: You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won't be a vice-presi-
dent with a car phone until you earn both.
Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait 'till you get a boss.
Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for
burger flipping: they called it opportunity.
Rule 6: If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your mistakes; learn from
Rule 7: Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way
from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought
you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try de-
lousing the closet in your own room.
Rule 8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT. In some
schools, they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you as MANY TIMES as you want to
get the right answer. This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.
Rule 9: Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are
interested in helping you FIND YOURSELF. Do that on your own time.
Rule 10: Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and
go to jobs.
Rule 11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.
If you can read this Think a teacher! If you are reading it in English -Thank a soldier!
MADISON COUNTY SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING
"WORKING SMARTER FOR BETTER RESULTS"
By Jerome Wyche
An unknown author once said, "Prior planning makes for
better results." This is the daily objective of the employees
assigned to the Solid Waste and Recycling Department.
Because we are determined to continue to provide the citizens
of Madison County with our best effort, the work plan changes
almost on a daily basis. The ability to have the foresight to
make immediate changes is a credit to a workforce that is the
epitome of a team... hence the term "Teamwork" comes into
full focus. Empowering employees to carry out their duties
through the delegation of authority is a sound managerial tool
that enables this department to work smarter, getting better
results. I entrust the workload within the boundaries of
Madison County and the weekly tasks that require completion
to Foreman, Clay Blair, and the Office Administrator, Sharon
Smith. Combining their efforts, and that of others, this upbeat
30-person department, including the Collection Site Attendees,
functions in a mode of high expectations. When our morning
meetings end at 7:00 AM daily, everyone has their assignment.
Although sometimes challenging, "We get the job done."
Madison County is beginning to show. positive signs of
growth and expansion. The employees of this department have
long acknowledged that we must make preparations to handle
the business and population expansion that are poised to hap-
pen. Updating equipment and logical assignment of human
resources is key to preparation. In addition to equipment and
personnel usage, strategic use of real property is also a part of
the equation. Effective on or about February 28, 2007, the.
Solid Waste and Recycling Department will be removing the
green collection containers located on Highway 53 North (Ty
Mussy), Highway 146 (Little Cat Road) and Flowers Road, as
well as the containers on Highway 146 .(Little Cat Road) and
Pickle Lane. Two (2) 30 cubic yard containers Will be placed
at Highway 146 (Little Cat Road) and Pickle Lane as the cen-
tral collection and disposal location. The reduction of green
collection containers along the roadways in Madison County is
one of the goals of this department. Placement of the large con-
tainers at Highway 146 (Little Cat Road) and Pickle Lane will
offer greater collection capacity to our citizens.
As the Coordinator for Solid Waste and Recycling, I do
understand that this will be a deviation from the norm, when
disposing of your household waste and other materials. For
those that reside in the affected area, impacted by the change,
I solicit your assistance and cooperation in helping to make
this a smooth transition. Careful thought and objective plan-
ning are the basis for the change. After use of the central col-
lection location, I am hopeful that you will recognize the ben-
efit of this decision. To ease the feelings of anxieties, daily
monitoring and maintenance of the central collection site will
be a prioritized function of this department.
In other areas throughout the county, I am pleased to report
that Madison County is relatively clean, compared to other sur-
rounding counties. There is a noticeable increase in refuse
along some of our secondary highways and roadways. On sev-
eral occasions, citizens have alerted this department of uncar-
ing passersby disposing of household waste along roadsides.
County Ordinance No. 96-73, Madison County Clean
Community Ordinance, prohibits such actions "Violators of
the ordinance shall be prosecuted in the Madison County
Court. Upon conviction of a violation hereof, the violator shall
be punished by a fine up to $1,000 but not less than $300 or
imprisonment in the Madison County Jail for a period of up to
one (1) year in jail or both."
Protecting the environment is everyone's responsibility.
Keeping Madison County clean and appealing is a matter of
choice and pride. I think that we are different compared to
other cities and towns because it shows.*My hat is off to. The
Madison County Correctional Institute. The Correctional
Officers that supervise the state inmates, impacting our county
cleanliness deserves a round of applause. It requires a concert-
ed effort on all our behalf. As you make your way across the
winding roads of our county, give some thought to not throw-
ing trash out of your vehicle. Your actions will truly be appre-
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Friday, February 23, 2007
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FWC Is SHARPENING CAPTIVE WILDLIFE REGULATIONS
Commissioners for the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) approved new
rules concerning reptiles and other
captive wildlife Wednesday. The
rules went into effect Jan. 1.
Meanwhile, FWC staff is
working with stakeholders and oth-
ers to stem the invasion of nonna-
tive species that displace or prey on
Florida's native species in the wild.
FWC officials plan to work
with the agency's Captive Wildlife
Technical Advisory Group during
the next year to address unresolved
issues such as classification of
wildlife, regulation of crossbred an-
imals, public contact with wildlife,
wildlife sanctuaries and wildlife re-
New rules address appropriate
locations for housing certain
wildlife and the possession and
housing of certain reptiles. When
they take effect, new rules will re-
quire persons who keep wildlife in
captivity to have critical
incident/disaster plans describing
what they will do in the event of a
hurricane, flood or fire to prevent
animals from escaping into the
They will prohibit providing
false information to qualify for per-
mits where documented experience
is required. The rules also define
"reptiles of concern" and establish
requirements for possession. Also,
they require having a bite-response
plan and cage card identification
system for facilities with venomous
Escapes of reptiles of concern
or nonnative species of venomous
reptiles must be reported immedi-
ately upon discovery to FWC's Di-
vision of Law Enforcement.
These rules create the list of
reptiles of concern the Indian or
Burmese python, reticulated
python, African rock python,
Amethystine or scrub python, green
anaconda and the Nile monitor
A permit is required to possess
these reptiles of concern. People
who possess these reptiles as pets
must be at least 18 years old and
complete an application and ques-
tionnaire for the free permit
The applicant must demon-
strate knowledge of the reptile of
concern by answering questions
about the species, dietary needs, ba-
sic husbandry and caging and safe
housing requirements. People who
possess reptiles of concern will
have to ensure their pets are perma-
nently identified by implanting a
microchip once the reptile reaches
two inches in diameter. They also
must meet specific record-keeping,
reporting, safe housing and mini-
mum cage requirements.
"FWC supports responsible
pet ownership. We encourage peo-
ple wanting to own captive wildlife
to learn about the animal, its needs
and behaviors before getting-thean-
imal," said FWC Capt Linda Harri-
son. "Owners also should be aware
that Florida laws prohibit the release
of normative animals."
Violations of these rides could
lead to non-criminal infractions
($50 fine) up to criminal misde-
meanor charges (up to one year in
jail and a $1,000 fine).
"Before we begin enforcing
these new rules we will focus on ed-
ucating the public and those who
are interested in possessing captive
wildlife," Harrison said.
The FWC also is offering an
option to pet owners who no longer
are able or willing to take care of
their fish, amphibians, reptiles or
On March 24 in Clearwater,
pet owners may relinquish their an-
imals at FWC's second Pet
Amnesty Day. Owners of animals
that require a permit, may bring
the pets in with no questions
asked. The FWC will attempt to
place surrendered pets with quali-
fied caregivers. During this
event, people may visit nonnative
fish and reptile exhibits and a
snake micro-chipping demonstra-
For more information, visit
MvFWC.com and follow the
"Wildlife" link to "Nonnatives."
For the week ended February 15, 2007:
At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 5,850,
compared to 6,014 last week, and 6,047 a year ago. Accord-
ing to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Ser-
vice: Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and Bulls were
steady to 2.00 lower; feeder steers and heifers were 2.00 to
Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs. 128.00-195.00
300-400 lbs. 118.00-160.00
400-500 lbs.I. 95.00-128.00
Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs. 115.00-180.00
300-400 lbs. 100.00-134.00
400-500 lbs. 90.00-114.00
Lean: 750-1200 lbs. 85-90 percent 44.00-49.00
Yield Grade No. 1-2 1000-2100 lbs. 58.00-66.00
Fish & Game Feeding Chart 0
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Call Joan at
Design & Free Estimates
I build sheds, decks, handicap
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Land Clearing, Ponds, Stump Re-
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SOLID WOOD Cherry sleigh bed -
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SOFA & LOVESEAT. Brand NEW
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25 lbs. of
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Wanted peafowl. Need one ma-
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Do you have a ukulele sitting
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Wanted to rent: single retired
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NOTICE IS HEREBI1 Gl\ EN if the mtintni, of thi T mn Council of Ih Town of Lee,
Florida, pursuant to Section 166.041, Florida Statutes, to consider the adoption of a
proposed ordinance at the regular meeting of said Town Council to be held on March
6, 2007 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, the title to which is as follows:
ORDINANCE NO. 2007-01
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING RESOLUTION 2000-03 PROMULGATING RATES
TO BE CHARGED FOR THE USE OF THE MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS SYS-
TEM; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF CON-
FLICTING PROVISIONS; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The ordinance will be effective upon adoption.
The proposed ordinance may be inspected by the public at the Town Hall, 286 N.E.
County Road 255, Lee, Florida, All interested persons may appear at the said meeting
to be held on March 6, 2007 to be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance.
YOU WILL PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY.
ANY PERSON who decided to appeal any decision made by the Town Council with
respect to any matter considered at such meeting will need a record of the proceedings,
and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a .verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based
NOTICE OF EN\CTMIENT OF ORDINANCE
BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an ordinance, which title hereinafter appears, will
be considered for enactment by the Board of County Commissioners of Madison Coun-
ty, Florida, at a public hearing on March 7, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as
the matter can be heard, in the Board Room, Courthouse Annex, located at 229 South-
west Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by
an) member of the public al the Office of the County Coordinator, Courthouse Annex,
229 Southwest Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida, during regular business hours. On
the date, time and place first above mentioned, all interested persons may appear and
be heard with respect to the ordinance.
AN ORDINANCE OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING
THE TEXT OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE OF MADISON
COUNTY, AS AMENDED; BY AMENDING SECTION 4.4H.2, ENTI-
TLED LAND USE DISTRICT REGULATIONS-HIGHWAY INTER-
CHANGE, ALLOWABLE USES, DELETING SPECIAL EXCEPTION
USES EXCEEDING 50,000 SQUARE FEET IMPERVIOUS LAND
COVERAGE AND USES WITH A TOTAL LAND AREA OF FIVE OR
MORE ACRES; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL
ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
The public hearing may be continued to one or.more future dates. Any interested par-
ty shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hear-
ing shall be announced during the public, hearing and that no further notice concern-
ing the matter will be published.
All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at the public
hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of ihe proceeding, is made. which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon 'shich the app-al ik in be based.
NOTICE OFPUBLIC EARNINGS ,.
CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO THE
MADISON COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE
BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA,
SERVING ALSO AS THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY OF MADISON COUNTY,
FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through
163.3215, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Madison County Land Development
Code, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Code, objections,
recommendations and comments concerning the amendments, as described below, will
be heard by the Planning and Zoning Board of Madison County, Florida, serving also
as the Local Planning Agency of Madison County, Florida, at public hearings on March
8, 2007 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters can be heard, in the Court-
house Annex, Board Room, located at 229 Southwest Pinckney Street, Madison, Flori-
(1) LDC 07-2, an application by the Board of County Commissioners, to amend the
Land Development Code by amending Section 18.104.22.168, entitled Preliminary Plat Ap-
proval, Section 5.3.4, entitled Construction Plans Procedures and Section 5.3.5, entitled
Final Plat Procedure, reducing the number of preliminary plat material copies from 12
to 6 and giving final approval authority for preliminary plat and construction plans to
the County Development Review Committee.
(2) LDC 07-3, an application by the Planning and Zoning Board, to amend the Land
Development Code by amending Section 22.214.171.124, entitled Street Improvement Schedule,
deleting the Roadway Classification and requirements for Local Residential (Lots > 5
(3) LDC 07-4, an application by, the Board of County Commissioners, to amend the
Land Development Code by amending Section 126.96.36.199 entitled Construction Plans Pro-
cedures revising regulations concerning the Subdivider's Agreement
The public hearings may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested par-
ty shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hear-
ings shall be announced during the public hearings and that no further notice con-
cerning the matters will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar
weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearings.
At the aforementioned public hearings, all interested parties may appear and be heard
with respect to the amendments.
Copies of the amendments are available for public inspection at the Courthouse Annex,
Office of the County Coordinator, located at 229 Southwest Pinckney Street, Madison,
Florida, during regular business hours.
All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above ref-
erenced public hearings, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such
purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
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