The Madison enterprise-recorder
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Title: The Madison enterprise-recorder
Alternate title: Madison enterprise recorder
Alternate Title: Enterprise-recorder
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: T.C. Merchant
Place of Publication: Madison Fla
Creation Date: March 16, 2007
Publication Date: 1933-
Frequency: weekly
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Coordinates: 30.466389 x -83.415278 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 32, no. 43 (June 23, 1933)-
General Note: Issued a "Woman's Club edition" on Mar. 31, 1979.
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Our 142nd Year, Numbex27 Friday, IVqarch 16, 2007 Madison, Florida 32340

Lee Water

Rates Go Up
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Water rates for the Town
of Lee are going up.
The Lee Town Council ap-
proved the price hike in its sec-
ond reading of a water rate
study ordinance at its ,,Tuesday,
March 6, meeting.
The town council ar,
heard a request for speed
bumps, at the intersection of
Lee School Avenue and Farm
Road. The council agreed that
it should be up to law enforce-
ment to enforce the speed,
since there is a stop sign at the
The council discussed
forming a Code Enforcement
Board. Attorney Bailey
Browning will come back. and
present additional information
to the council on the matter.

Greenville Elects

Three New Town

CounciL Members
By Jacob Bembry
SGreene Publishing, Inc.
The Town of Greenville
elected three new members to
its Town; Council' on Tuesday,
March 13.
Kovacherich "Shorty
Boy" Arnold beat Red
Braswell in the Group One
race. Arnold received 78 votes
to Braswell's 37.
Timothy A. Dennis, Sr. de-
feated incumbent Peter Young,
Jr. in the Group Three race.
Dennis had 79 votes to
Young's 36.
In the Group Four race,
Nora Gayle Jones was the win-
ner with 77 votes. "Napa" Bob
Tanner received 22 votes and
incumbent Jimmy Spradley
got 18 votes.
An amendment to the
Greenville Town Charter
passed with 81 votes for and
32 votes against it. The amend-
ment was to give Town Coun-
cil members a $100 a month
salary. Presently, the members
receive no pay at all.

School Board

Approves Payroll

Deduction For

Retirees' Insurance
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County
School Board approved a
plan to deduct insurance pre-
miums from retirees' pay-
checks at its Tuesday, March
6, meeting. Finance Officer
Andy Barnes presented the
plan to the board.
The board also approved
a Planning and Zoning Board
request regarding Rocky
Creek Plantation subdivision
and setting aside public use
property for a school site.
The board approved re-
moving obsolete property
from the inventory with a
purchase price of $11,974.81
and a current value of
The School Board ap-
proved a Voluntary Public
School Choice Mentee Dis-
trict Grant.

Emrich Agrees To Be Ci Manager

By Jacob Bemly
Greene Publising, Inc.
Harold J. irnrich agreed to sign a
contract to become the new Madison
City Manager .t the City Commission
meeting on Tuisday, March 13.
Emrich wil receive a base salary
of $70,000 pei year, .along with other
compensation and will be entitled to

the across-the-board raise given to all
city employees, with the exception of
the clerk.
Emrich has been a self-employed
licensed real estate agent for the past
four years, as well as the owner and
president of Tri-State Testing Lab. He
served as Marianna's city manager for
two years. He also has experience as

hara McNair Crowned

Miss Essence 2007'

Shara McNair, center, was crowned Miss Essence 2007, in the pageant, which
was held Sunday, February 25. Taneeka Barfield, left, was named first runner-up,
and Alexis Peterson, right, was named second runner-up. Congratulations! (Photo

Charlie Dickey Chosen

Outstanding Person Of The Year

By Department Of Juvenile Justice
p The Department of Juve-
nile Justice DJJI honored
Charlie Dickey as its Out-
/ standing Person of the Year.
-Dickey, a School Resource Of-
rticer at Madison County High
School. is pictured with his
% ife. Jane. Juvenile Justice
Week is scheduled for April 2-
6. Look for more photos and
Greene Publishing, Inc.'s spe-
cial coverage in The Mladison
Enterprise-Recorder and The
Aladison Couinr Carrier.
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo
by Jacob Bembry, March 14.

Woman Arrested After Drugs

Mailed To Her At Post Office

The Madison County
Sheriff's Office and the
Madison Police Department,
in conjunction with the U.S.
Postal Service arrested a
Madison woman on drug
charges on Monday, March
According to a Madison
County Sheriff's Office re-
port, Debra Jean Haynes,
52, was arrested after postal
inspectors, who contacted

the Sheriff's Office, inter-
cepted a suspicious package.
Surveillance was con-
ducted as Haynes received
the package, and after leav-
ing the post office, was ap-
proached by investigators.
The package contained
food items, as well as an
undisclosed amount of
felony marijuana. The pack-
age originated from Las Ve-
gas, Nev.


Debra Jean Haynes

Miss Madison County Pageant Set For Saturday

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the managerr of Oakland, Deltona and
Jacbon Counts. He has been the assis-
tanicity manager in Largo, Oklahoma
Cit, Okla. and Bethany, Okla.
Emrich received-his B.A. degree
frpn Southern Nazarene University
ard his Master-of Public Administra-
tin degree from the University of Ok-

Arnold Resigns As

Chamber Director

By Tlacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Paula Arnold, Executive
Director of the Greater Madi-
son Chamber of Commerce,
resigned from the Chamber on
Thursday, March 8.
Last Thursday, Arnold
told Ed Nleggs, the Chamber's
President, of her intentions to
resign. The next day, she in-
formed the Chamber's board
at a special meeting.
"I' looking for different
opportunities," Arnold told
this reporter during an inter-
Arnold said that she had
established her own consulting
business and was looking at
working with local govemr-
"That's where my exper-
tise lies," she said.
Arnold has been the Exec-
utive Director at the Chamber
for two years. Prior to that, she
served as the County Manager.
"I figured that it was pru-
dent on my part to let them
know that I was looking to do

something else," she said.
Arnold gave the Cham-
ber a 30-day notice. Her last
day with the Chamber is
scheduled for A.pril6.
Arnold said that she did-
n't know who her replace-
ment would be. The Cham-
ber board will meet in regu-
lar session on Friday and
that may be a topic of dis-
Arnold and her husband,
Bobby, have two grown chil-
dren, Kris and Casey.

Fuel Tanker Overturns
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Four people were injured, homes were evacuated and both
lanes of traffic were shut down on Wednesday evening, follow-
ing a wreck between a tanker truck and a 1994 Dodge. .
According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, at approxi-
mately 9:43 p.m., Leonard Japeth Galbraith, 33, of Madison,
was seriously injured as he was traveling south on US 27 in
Gadsden County in a 2006 Volvo semi tanker truck. At the same
time, Henry McCray, 45, of Midway, was also traveling south in
the Dodge car.
McCray slowed to make a u-turn through the paved turn-
around. Galbraith failed to slow in time, causing the front of his
semi to strike the rear of McCray's Dodge.
McCray's car rotated counterclockwise and came to a final
rest,., facing north in the paved turnaround.
Galbraith's semi continued south and began to overturn on
its side.
The tanker was loaded with 3,500 gallons of fuel and the
fuel spill resulted in both lanes of traffic being shut down.
Galbraith was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital,
where he was treated for serious injuries.
McCray and his passengers, Sebrina Lockwood, 37, of Mid-
way, and Kenyattia Flowers, 2, of Midway, were all taken to Tal-
lahassee Memorial Hospital, where they were treated for minor
FHP Trooper Robert Arnold was the investigating officer.

3 Sections, 36 Pages
Around Madison County 5-6A
Church 7A
Classifieds 8B
Community Calendar 3A
Crime 4A
Home & Garden 4B
Obituaries 5A
Outdoors 5B
Legals 9B
Regional Happenings 6-7B
School 3A
Sports 1-2A
Weddings 5A

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316 76/51
Showers and thul'ershower
ikely. High 76F. Windt'SW at 10
to15 mph.

Sat 86940 9

Abundant sunshine. Highs in the
uper 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Sun 7043

Abundant sunshine. Highs in the
low 70s and lows in the low 40s.


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Letters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.

Bad Customer Service Has IN thing To Do With Color
To Whom It May Concern, I grew up in Madison and grad- fag, tht they were not treated with good customer service.
uated from Madison County High School. I left Madison in / Ac the people involved trying to say that it wouldn't have
1982 and joined the US Navy. I traveled through Madison to en at issue if the waitress involved were the same color as
visit friends and family periodically and never really felt at they ar? If so, then maybe they are the ones who have the prob-
home there again, because of issues like this. It's just sad to say/lem. Jist look at it for what it is, bad customer service brought
that we've entered into a new Millennium and discrimination of on by i person (not black or white) and also maybe by a com-
any kind still exists. pany t at condones this type of treatment by its employees. I'm
People are treated badly all across the country and the col- not saying Denny's is running a racist agenda at all. This letter
or of the person didn't do anything to anyone, it was a person is not intended to offend anyone, just state the facts of the mat-
that did the offense or injustice. I think in these two situations ter. !

the people involved should stop looking at color and state the

Otis Wesley

Complaining Against The War

All this complaining about the war, the Congress and the
Senate are in a turmoil. The Democrats want to run and the Re-
publicans have gone mute. I see no honor left in Washington, All
I see are timid men and confused women. Where have all the
real men gone? We are at war, the most dangerous war we have
or will ever fight. My thoughts are that World War II will pale
in comparison to the war we must fight on Terrorism.
I admit, the war on Terrorism is different. However, it is a
war. The enemy is undefined. The enemy is driven by an idea. It

I See Jesus Etched In The Lines
I look around me at church on Sundays. I see and feel the
joy and the pain that each of the people feels.
I see my father, who has made it a habit that he doesn't want
to break to be at church every time the door opens. If he has to
miss, he's miserable. Some of the people miss because they have
excuses. Bobby Bembry will have to have a reason for him to
I can tell when the pastor and the Sunday School teachers
are having good days and when they are having bad days. If you
look in their eyes, you can see it, too.
There are folks in the church who have aches and pains.
Many of the pains are associated witi growing, older, but, every
once in a while, you have something radical that allows God to
teach you the meaning of the word "through." The people at the
church I attend will know what I mean by that, especially Sister
Vernelle Allen.
I see children who are going through their formative years
and experiencing all the angst and awkwardness that accompa-
nies it. I see some of them struggling because they have parents
who won't come to church with them. I see some of them strug-
gling because they don't have a mother who can come to church
with them.
I see my mentally challenged sister Abbie, who we recently
put in a class with the older girls and in children's church, come
to life as she enjoys being around Mary, Erika, Ashlyn, Tiffany,
Rebecca, Bethany, Ethan, Chloe, Cody, Devin, J.W., Georgia
and Emmie.
Emmie and Abbie have a special bond between them. Em-
mie loves helping Abbie with projects. Mary works really well
with Abbie. The two of them recently made a light switch cov-
er, which will be put in Abbie's room in the new house when it
is built. Don't tell Mary and Emmie, but Abbie thinks she is
helping them. Maybe she is.
I see a lot of things at the church, but most of all, I see Je-
sus etched in the lines of the faces of the older people and in the
smiles of the younger people. In everyone, I see Jesus in the
eyes, even through the pain and in the joy.

is ray, it is evil, and it has no boundaries. It is not understood,
and itis ignored by most.
N) Army, has ever trained, or been equipped to fight in such
an environment. Never have so many nations been so terrified
of an eiemy that they refuse to fight even though they are being
terrorind on a daily .basis. Victory is not ours to work for and I
have neier seen so many former allies aiding- and abetting the
Nevr have so few of our politicians understood the conse-
quences ,f failure. Never have so many politicians publicly de-
fended aid/or ignored our enemy. Never has our media been so
anti victory or so blind to the consequence of failure. I believe
the mediaactually wants our forces to loose this war.
Armits are never redesigned over night. Not ours. Not any-
one's. It takes time. The enemy won't stop while we realig-'0ur1
tactics ani acquire new equipment. Armies are sur.ied by
equipment produced as much for political pork~miilitary need.
It is this equipment with which they must-Aght-
Our military is changing so as address the new threat.
T erity-eight per cent of Americatis support the effort. Most are
anti everything and don't hai6w why.
After 9/11 wc were told, it would be a long and'complex
conflict andwould. extend well bel ond ten years. I think we will
never completely be rid of terrorists, and this war may last a
hundred or more years. Ignoring all this, the greatest nation in
the world's politician's are running from the greatest threat the
free world has ever known.
What will our nation support today? Under what conditions
will we fight? At what price?
Has anyone in opposition to the war, offered a real alterna-
tive to our current action. Quitting is not an alternative. The Is-
lamic-fascists are not going to quit killing infidels because De-.
mocrats and some Republicans want to run. I don't know who
wrote the following, my Gunny made me memorize the thing
many years ago, thanks Gunny.

George Pouliotte

"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The de-
cayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling, which
thinks that nothing is worth war, is much worse. The person who
has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is
more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable
creature and has no chance of ever being free unless made and
kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."

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Paul Kinsley (850) 973-6326

Lawmakers Have Too Little To Do
A story on National Public Radio shared the earth-shaking
news that legislators in Arkansas are discussing a law that will
officially set the way Arkansas should be spelled and punctuat-
ed when possessive. A-r-k-a-n-s-a-s-'-s. Right, guys. As any
English teacherand good English student knows, that is one of
the laws of apostrophes; you don't need to clutter up the state's
laws with it.
Which just shows that lawmakers do not have enough to do.
Arkansas does not have any issues like health care, homeless-
ness, traffic, crime, or fraud, so their elected officials are digging
for a job that will make the headlines. They have to run for re-
election, after all.
Well, Florida has nothing to brag about in that department.
Our legislators have just got the session under way, and a major
issue has arisen. Is it property taxes? The drop-opt rate? Identi-
ty theft? No. Our guys are homing in on our state song.
If I. were a betting woman,,I. would %,ager that fewer than
half of the residents of Florida can name the state song. In the
years when I teach ninth-grade English, I do a unit on the song,
and have yet to discover a student who knows what it is. So we
research it on the computer, learn to read a map from the Oke-
fenokee to the Gulf of Mexico, and then sing along to the strum-
ming guitar. At least they know that Florida has a state song.
Some of our lawmakers are making objection to the old-
fashioned "black language" words that Stephen Foster used in
writing "Way Down upon the Suwannee River." Have they not
looked up the more modern versions where the words have been
changed to standard English? Those old-timey terms are no
longer extant.
Others would rather have a song that reflects the entire state,
like "Florida, My Florida." Okay, I'll go along with that. The
only problem is that I never heard that song. Someone will have
to mount a campaign to teach it statewide.
Not being a native Floridian, I have little opinion about what
the state song should be. However, I believe that you who have
a vested interest in Florida should be aware that the legislators
are discussing a change, and you should weigh in with your
opinion. Contact your elected representatives; let them know
where you stand.
And if you should learn "Florida, My Florida," come teach
it to me. Just in case.
After all, our legislators must have something to do.

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By Ashley Bell
"What are your plans

for spring break?"

Emerald Greene Kinsley
Lisa Greene
Jacob Bembry and Ashley Bell
Carla Barrett, Heather Bowen
and Lisa Greene
Mary Miller
Mary Ellen Greene, Dorothy McKinney,
Dan Mathis. Samantha Hall
and Candice McCulley
Susan Grimes
Deadline for clru .fit.j i Mlondavy ai '00 p m
Deadline for Legal Adverrisement is Monday at 5pmn
There ill be a '3'" charge orA.4ffidaits.
Subscripuon Rates:
In County $28 Out-of-Countv $35
(State & local taies ncludedl

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'Telling it like it is with honesty and integrity"
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Madison Recorder established 1865,
New Enterprise established 1901,
Consolidated June 25, 1908
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Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be responsible for pho-
tos beyond said deadline.

Chante' Graham

,"Hopefully going to
Tampa or Miami."

Jesse Haynes, Jr.

"I plan on going
on a trip."

Ronald Barfield


Debora Hardy

"I plan to work because
all of my employees are
going on vacation."

Rhonda Bruton

"I plan to go to Orlando
with my sisters to shop
for a prom dress."

Mike Scanlan


Friday, March 16, 2007



Friday, March 16, 2007



The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3A

March 16 Program will be held at the yard sale, March 17, from
Senior Citizens will ha'e Ag. Building from 9am- 8a.m. 3 p.m. at the LFVD
Outreach at Capital City 'a- 1pm. For more information, Building on, CR 225 in Lee
tional Bank on March 16 Please call Rich Olsen 850- Donated items accepted at
from 1-3 p.m. The Publi is 584-2193 or 973-4138 Lee City Hall and the Fire
welcome to come by. March 17 Dept Building. Anyone inter-
March 16 and 17 Lee Volunteer Fire De- ested in renting a space con-
.AARP Driver Sfety apartment will be having a tact Carolyn at 971-5573.

Springtime In Florida, Isn't It Great!

First the
weather; always a
favorite subject -
if one can't think
of anything else to
say, one can say
'how do you like
this weather?' We
like it, chilly

Around The Town
Thelma Thompson I
Guest Columnist . .-'.Y.- /

nights great for
sleeping; hot, sunny days inwhich to enjoy sum-
mery things like hiking, boating and even swim-
ming. Springtime in Florida, isn't it great?! Lots
of non-Floridians must think so since reports are
that 84.6 million of them 'visited the state in
2006. Take it easy, folks, Florida is just a small
peninsula, already overloaded with huge and
.heavy super structures of all kinds we just may
sink into the ocean like an old Indian woman
once predicted. Thank the Lord that the Cross-
Florida Canal didn't make it to the finish line!
Another thing which intrigued us was Janet
Schrader's column on pilaf (yes, that is the dic-
tionary's spelling preference, according to the
American Heritage 1973 version, which we have
found to be most reliable). Colloquially pro-
nounced perlow since our earliest recollection,
this dish, cooked in a cast iron wash pot was the
featured favorite of rural 'get-togethers' (parties)
when we were young. One of the neighbors
would decide to have a 'perlow' on the next Sat-
urday evening and the word would be passed,
usually by the man of the family on horseback.
After everyone had gathered (entire families
were invited) one or two fat hens were killed,
dressed and dropped into the already boiling wa-
ter. The men kept the fire going. When the meat
was almost tender, rice was added. Seasoning
was simple,'usually just salt and pepper. Biscuits
baked in wood stove ovens (delicious) and pots
of hot coffee accompanied the potof'perlow'.
The hostess usually had a huge chocolate
cake for dessert and sometimes a neighbor or
two would donate their version for the party.
Conversation and laughter kept the adults in
good humor and sometimes a little moonshine
threaded its way carefully among some of the
men folk. They stood around the 'piece de resis-
tance' the wash pot or sat on stumps or box-
es while they gossiped about politics, crops and
the weather. The women sat on the back porch,
also gossiping but about which guys and gals
were sweet on which others or about babies, new
patterns and recipes and their gardens. The teen-
agers spent their time playing games such as
'spin the bottle' 'post office' and 'kitty wants a
comer'. Everybody always had a wonderful,
evening and seldom was there any trouble. Now,
those were the good ol' days! Simple pleasures
are the best.
While.we were visiting family last week we
spent about three days in the cutest A-Frame
house with Vicki and Sharon. Vicki had rented it

from the
owners of
the Dia-
mond D
Ranch and
it is next
door to the
house; the

come up to the back fence and eat apples from
anyone's hand. There is also an exotic petting
zoo on the property but we only saw some buf-
falo, goats and an ostrich besides the horses and
cows. The house though was as 'cute as a bug'.
A huge brick fireplace and chimney extends
from floor to loft ceiling and is the only separa-
tion between living and dining-kitchen area. A
large porthole-like window is near the tip of the
A over the smallfront porch. Two bedrooms, a
bath and a small, short spiral staircase leading to
the loft and a fairly large back porch finish the
first floor. The loft is set off from the lower floor
with a white fence and is roomy enough for a
large sitting area and a secluded bedroom. The
first two days we were there were quite cool and
we really enjoyed the warmth of a good fire.
There are large oaks in the yard and the girls are
busily raking leaves and planting ground covers.
It seems that we must again close with sad
news. One of the nicest people, we knew passed
away last week. Charlotte Johnson had a smile
to which no one could resist responding. It
seemed the sun was always shining around the
reception desk at Lee Elementary when Char-
lotte was there. Our sincerest sympathy to Mur-
ray and to all of the Bell and Johnson families.
We also were so sorry to hear that Myrtice
Payne has been in the hospital and is now at
Lake Park we certainly hope that means that
:sheis improving., ,.;., ., ,, .. ,
Also Mayor Ernestine Kinsey, who has real-.
ly had a long bout with shingles and has recent-
ly been for treatment to Mayo Jacksonville, is
now in the hospital, probably the Mayo.
Anyway, please put both her and Simon on
your prayer list and Myrtice Payne.
Good news, hopefully, for Gail Carter who
underwent a second (partial) knee replacement
and has spent several days in the hospital in Tal-
lahassee recently. She returned home .today,
(Monday). Please add her to your prayer list for
a successful recovery.
The Lee Senior Citizens could really use
some volunteer help at their Lee Day booth -
each year whatever profit they make is returned
to the community in donated lap robes for nurs-
ing home residents and 'blankies' for adoptive
children. So, if anyone is willing to give these
'elderly' ladies a hand, it will certainly be appre-
ciated. And, be sure to buy some quilt tickets and
take a chance on winning a lovely quilt. We hope
to see you there on Lee Day.

For more information, con-
tact Carolyn at 971-5573 or
Cindy at 971-5222. Food
will be available to purchase
for breakfast and lunch.
March 18
New Bethel P.B. Church
will be celebrating their
Church Anniversary on Sun-
day, March 18. Morning
speaker Rev. James Humose
of Tallahassee and evening
speaker at 3 p.m. will be Rev.
Joseph Andrew of Mt Olive
P.B. Church, Madison.
Everyone is invited to come
and worship with us.
March 18
Minnie Aikens Day 36th
Services will be held on Sun-
day, March 18, at High Anti-
och Church in Cherry Lake.
There will be two services,
one at 11:30 a.m. and the
other at 3 p.m. The 3 p.m.
service will be rendered by
Rev. Louis Kirkland, Pastor
of New Fountain Chapel
AME Church, from Jack-
March 20
Home Away From
Home: How Children Bene-.
fit from Quality Family
Home Childcare at the Early
Learning Coalition Office in
Greenville from 6:30 p.m. -
9:30 p.m. For more infor-
mation, call 385-0551 ext.
March 22
Photographic Archive
Day, Thursday, March 22, 9
a.m. 4 p.m. at The Trea-
sures of Madisoli County
Museum 200 S.W. Range
Avenue Madison. If you
have questions, please call
,Teenie Cave, 973-4066,or
Marie Greene, 973-2105.

Celebrate National

Living Well Week

Raising kids, Eating right, Spending, smart, Living well -
that's the theme of National Living Well Week, March 11-17,
2007. Officially passed in 2005 by the U.S. Senate, Living Well
Week is sponsored by the National Extension Association of
Family and Consumer Sciences. The purpose of the week is to
help people become aware of the educational programs and re-
sources that are available through Extension to improve the
quality of life.
Whether you are looking for information in nutrition, food
safety, money management, consumer rights or child develop-
ment, the local Extension office probably has the answer. The
University Extension System has long provided researched
based information through classes, fact sheets, websites and
mass media.
Extension home economics education began in the early
1900's along with agriculture as a community outreach of the
land grant university system. In the early years, home demon-
stration agents provided training in canning, sewing, meal plan-
ning and home management to adults in clubs organized
throughout the county. Youth learned these skills through 4-H
clubs. The goal was to help families maximize their resources
to increase the quality of life for their families.
Although we still answer food preservation questions, coun-
ty programs vary according to the needs identified by local ad-
visory boards. Today, Extension family consumer science pro-
grams certify safe food handlers and child care providers; as
well as teach classes in home buying, nutrition & wellness, mon-
ey management, pre-marriage, and parenting. We answer many
clientele questions on a wide variety of topics related to con-
sumer issues.
A new series, Take Charge of Your Diabetes, will begin
March 19th. Participants must be 21 years of age and have type
2 diabetes. Sessions will address many topics related to diabetes
and include guest speakers with expertise in the field.
Madison County Extension is part of the University of
Florida/ IFAS Extension Service. We are in the business of ed-
ucating individuals and families to build a lifestyle that is health-
'fll, nurturing and economically stable. For more information,
cohact the Madison County xtenslon Service.

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March 30th

April 6th ,13th 20th and 27th

May 4th, 11th and 18th

All Classes will be at the Madison County

Library and will be held from 12:00-1:00.

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For more information or to register for the classes please con-
tact Robin Walker at the Healthy Start Coalition at 850-948-
2741 or email at rwalkerhsc@earthlink.net

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Pensacola Attornev Man Arrested For Grand Theft, Madison County..

Convicted Of

Bankruptcy Fraud

Gregory R. Miller, United States Attorney for the Northern
District of Florida, announced that following a four-day trial
ending February 22, a federal jury convicted attorney Tommy E.
McPherson, 69, of Pensacola, Florida of bankruptcy fraud
(Count One of the Indictment) and false statements in connec-
tion with bankruptcy (Counts Two and Three of the Indictment).
McPherson is a practicing Pensacola attorney licensed in the
State of Florida.
Evidence at trial proved that the McPhersons devised a
scheme to defraud the Bankruptcy Court. McPherson's wife,
Jeanette McPherson, filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition in
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of
Florida in May of 2002. The Petition, prepared by Tommy
McPherson's law office, sought the discharge of approximately
$41,000 in debt, much of which was declared to be due to gam-
bling losses. In the Petition, Jeanette McPherson swore that she
resided at a friend's apartment in Pensacola, Florida, that she
paid monthly rent, and that she received monthly alimony from
Tommy McPherson. At a creditor's meeting, Jeanette McPher-
son claimed that she had been legally separated from Tommy
McPherson since December 1999. She further claimed that he
held no assets which could be liquidated to pay her debts. Tom-
my McPherson attended the meeting as an "interested party,"
and offered to the Bankruptcy Trustee a false "separation agree-
ment" to support his wife's claims.
Because of these and other representations, the Bankruptcy
Court discharged the debt in September of 2002, None of these
representations was true. The Federal Bureau of Investigation
determined that Tommy and Jeanette McPherson were not legal-
ly separated, and in fact resided in the same Pensacola house-
hold. Evidence further revealed that the McPhersons jointly held
assets not disclosed to the Bankruptcy Court, including bank ac-
counts, an automobile and personal property, which assets were
sufficient to satisfy Jeanette McPherson's debts.
Jeanette McPherson entered a plea of guilty to bankruptcy
fraud on February 8, and is scheduled to be sentenced by Senior
United States District Judge Lacey A. Collier on April 24. Tom-
my McPherson is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Collier on
May 8. The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau
of Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. At-
torney Michelle M. Heldmyer.

Embezzlement And Cheating

On Thursday March 8, Suwannee County Sheriff's Investi-
gator Chris Fry arrested Donald Eugene Bullock, 41, 10216
129th Rd, Live Oak, FL. Bullock was charged with grand theft,
embezzlement and cheating.'
According to a Suwannee County Sheriff's Office report,
upon a detailed investigation Investigator Fry determined that
between the dates of February 3, 2000 and February 6, 2007
Bullock embezzled over $100,000 from Southern Homes Insur-
ance owned by Wayne Frier. Bullock as an employee of South-
ern Homes Insurance deposited checks made out to Southern
Homes Insurance into his personal business account.
Bullock was arrested and transported to the Suwannee
County Jail on the stated charges. Bond was set at $105,000 and
he was able to bond through a local bonding agency.

Columbia County

Solves Car Burglaries
A series of car burglaries from last year was solved and two
people arrested after the suspects returned to one of the same
neighborhoods and an attentive neighbor took notice.
According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office,
charged with burglary and grand theft is Christopher Alan
Boyle, 20,' of Gainesville. Joshua Charles Schmidt, 19, of
Gainesville, was also charged with burglary of a vehicle and
grand theft.
Boyle and Schmidt were stopped after a resident in the
neighborhood on Lona Loop called the Sheriff's Office to report
a suspicious vehicle. The two were arrested when deputies
found a checkbook inside the car occupied by Boyle and
Schmidt that belonged to another resident in the neighborhood
who discovered he had forgotten to lock his vehicle.
Further investigation linked both to a series of similar bur-
glaries in September and October of 2006 in the same general
area. Much of the property stolen in the earlier burglaries was
recovered and will be returned to the owners.
"This was a combination of luck and good, old-fashioned de-
tective work," said Sheriff Bill Gootee, "I'm real proud of the
way Detective Green handled this case and extremely pleased
we were able to recover many of the stolen items. The concept
of neighbors watching-over. neighbors regardless of how formal
or informal remains a key to fighting crime."
Both Boyle and Scmidt were each charged with nine counts
of burglary and nine counts of grand theft in connections with
these burglaries.,

Michael Wayne Mcintosh-V.O.P. (circuit)
Tyrone Lovone White-V.O.P.(county)
Zebulin Rashard Richardson-V.O.P. (county) Failure to
appear-Arraignment, Failure to Apjear-Pretrial
Sylvester Aikens Jr.-No Valil or Expired Drivers Li-
Francesca Reed-Battery-Tcach or Strike
Marcus Leonard Wilson-Battery-Touch or Strike, Tam-
pering with Witness
Chiquita Knikkia Pryor-D.W.L.S.-Revoked or Can-
Todd Matthew Tatum-V.O.P (circuit)
Fidencio Oro-Sexual Activity With a Minor
James Leroy Tucker-Violation of Parole
Stephan Duane Doty-Buglary
Florentino Rojds Ruiz-Aggravated Battery
Mark James Peterson-Out of County Warrant
Michael Vemell Monlyn-Domestic Violence/Battery
Patrick James-Domestic Violence/Battery, Resisting
Officer w/o Violence
Darius Wesley Hudson-D.W.L.S.- Revoked or Can-
Gloria Jean Christian-Criminal Registration
Derrick William Weatherspoon-Failure to Appear-Ar-
r John Wesley Williams-Failure to Appear
Debra Jean Haynes-Poss Marijuana more than 20 gm
Kenny Penny- Failure to Appear
Tammy Leigh Smith-Domestic Violence/Battery
Horation Leodardus Fead-Contempt of Court

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Four Arrested
Burglary Of
Fort White
High School
Arrest warrants were
served on four Fort White-res-
idents and several electronic
items returned after a burglary
liSSIOn to Fort White High School was
... quickly solved thanks to the
School Resource Officer.
On Monday, February 26,
Fort White School Officials re-
ported to SRO Jimmy Finnell
that several items were miss-
ing, including a set of keys to
the school.
SRO Finnell began his in-
vestigation and determined the
Guidance Office had been bur-
glarized and computer equip-
ment and cell phones were
missing. A set of keys used by
the Athletic Department and
left in a door for only a few
minutes was also missing.
Arrested were Brandon
Lee Phillips, 18; Nahshan Ed-
sel Findlay, 18; Antonia Mc-
Gowen, 18 and a male juve-
nile, 17. Once he identified
the suspects, SRO Finnell
worked with them to recover
the stolen equipment. Each
was charged with grand theft
and burglary.
According to the group,
'_-P.Y *they managed to take the keys
from the football field that Fri-
day afternoon and returned to
the school Friday night and
Saturday night to unlock doors
and take computer equipment
and cell phones.
"The relationship school
resource officers have with the
students is important, said
Sheriff Bill Gootee. "This is a
.Mar 24 prime example of the impor-
tance of having school re-
Mar 31 source officers in our schools."
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Helen Elouise

Kelly Tuten

Helen Elouise Kelly
Tuten, age 66, died March 13,
2007, in Madison.
A memorial service will
be held Saturday. March 17, at
1 p.m.,at Faith,Baptist Church;
She was born in Waycross,
Georgia, and moved to Madi-
son in 1965 from Dade City.
She worked with the Senior
Citizens in Madison. She
loved to help people, especial-
ly the elderly, and she also en-
joyed hunting and fishing. She
was a member of Faith Baptist
Church, Madison.
She is survived by one
son: Terry Tuten of Tampa;
two daughters: Debbie Tuten
of Madison, and Gena Freese
of Dade City; nine grandchil-
dren; and two great-grandchil-
She was preceded in death
by her husband, Cary Tuten; a
son, Rocky Tuten; and a
daughter, Lorraine Tuten.

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Wilma Shea Hill
Wilma Shea Hill, 57, died
Monday, March 12, 2007.
Funeral services will be
Thursday, March 15, 2007 at
1:00 p.m. at First Baptist
Church in Timmonsville, S.C.
Interment will follow at Flo-
rence Memorial Gardens. 1
Mrs. Hill was born in
Guam, the. daughter of Mary
C. Shea and the late Oswell
Paul Shea.
She retired in 2005 from
BC/BS of South Carolina after
11 years of service as an HR
Generalist. She was a member
of Sparrow Swamp Baptist
Church, Timmonsville. She
was actively involved in all ar-
eas of the Church. She was
chairman of the Relay for Life
in Kershaw County and served
on the Board of the United
Wilma is survived by her
husband of 14 years Sam Hill,
Timmonsville, N.C. her moth-
er of Winston-Salem, N.C.;
two daughters, Meredith Smith
(David), King, N.C., Annie
Joyner (Bradley), Tim-
monsville, one step-daughter
Shannon Robinson (Terry),
Cayce, S.C.; one step-son Al
Hill (Debbie), Simpsonville,
S.C.; one brother, Michael
Shea (Jean), Jacksonville,
N.C.; four sisters, Linda Jum-
berotta (Louis) Dumfries, Va,
Patricia Harrington (Tommy),
Lake City, Kathryn Cruce,
Greenville, and Mary Wilson,
Winston-Salem, N.C. She has
four grandchildren, Tyler and
Emma Joyner, Ethan and
Ashlyn Smith and five step-
grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews. She is
pre-deceased by her father, a
daughter Charlotte Elizabeth
Johnson, two brothers-in-law,
William E. Cruce and Felix F.
Wilson, Jr., and her mother-in-
law, Nola Hill.
In lieu of flowers memori-
als can be made to the Ameri-
can Cancer Society, ATTN:
Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte
Rd, Lugoff, SC, 29078 or
Kershaw County United Way,
P 0 BOX 737, Camden, SC
Visitation will be today
(Wednesday) from 6 to 8 p.m.
at Layton-Anderson Funeral
Home, 4210 W. Palmetto
Street, Florence, SC 29501.

Way Back When
March 1957 March 1977
Observance of National Brownie Week will begin The Daylily Garden Circle met with Mrs. C. M.
here Saturday, March 9 with the local group going on a Brandies. Eight other members enjoyed an interesting
hike to the home of Mrs. Leila Gibson, where the girls trip to Plantation Gardens in Valdosta.
will prepare their lunch at the out-door grill and spend The Rotary Club held its 28th annual Ladies' Night
the day in the open. A Flag raising ceremony will take Banquet, Monday night in the Madison Woman's
place Sunday Morning at 8 a.m. on the Court House Club Building with a large attendance and Don
Square, and from there, the Brownies will go in a group Bower presiding. Lewis Tucker gave the Invocation
to the Baptist Church. Each day next week there will be and Win. B. Clark introduced guests and members.
special activities, ending with lowering of the Flag on Mt. Olive Baptist Church observes Youth Week
Saturday March 16. the week of March 13-20. Under the direction of
Named to the fall semester Dean's List from the Mrs. Ann Sapp, and Pastor Tom Ray Kelley, there
College of Business Administration at the University of are activities planned every night this week.
Florida was Earnest T. Kinsey from Madison. March 1987
New display windows and a new awning are being Pilots Tom Wagner and Tom Bixler brought
installed at the Lazarus store on Range and Rutledge their Life Flight helicopter to Madison last week for
Streets. a little public relations work. The pair was on a
March 1967 "Good Will Tour" of the area and landed their craft
The city water supply was off for one hour or two in the parking lot at Madison County Memorial
Tuesday morning, due to a blowing of a fuse at the Hospital.
pump house. The water is still muddy looking on On Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
Wednesday. the Lions Club will have a yard sale at the HRS lot
Madison Clean-Up-Time let all of us in Madison across from the College Inn.
get busy and clean up our yards this week so the town Down Home Days a big success. Although some
will look.real nice as W. C. Copeland Jr., chairman, Ex- events were more popular than others, the general
hibit of Old Articles and Smith Mansion tour, say the consensus is the annual event was better than ever
Madison Historical Society is expecting many out- of and next year will be better, still. Everyone had fun,
town visitors March 30 April 2. ate too much, bought too much, stayed too long and
The new Jackson Minit Market and Service Station were generally worn to a frazzle by the end of the
on the highway near the College are now in operation, week- long series of events.

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Sirmans Baptist To

Celebrate 100 Years

On March 25
Sirmans Baptist Church will be .,' '
celebrating 100 years as a church at .'
their homecoming on March 25. i'.
Pastor Garland Jones and congre- ;
gation invite you to come for this glo- -
rious occasion.
Former members and friends will
be delighted to see what the Lord has
done at Sirmans Baptist Church.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m.
with special music.
Come meet old and new friends,
then following the worship service en-
joy the fellowship and good food with Pastor
the annual covered dish lunch. Garland Jones


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Jo Willis addresses the Woman's Club
about "Take Stock in Children:' (Greene
Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry,
March 8, 2007)
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Woman's Club heard about
the "Take Stock in Children" program at its
Thursday, March 8, meeting.
Following a luncheon of fried chicken,
mashed potatoes, string beans, roll, cake and
sweet tea, the members of the club listened to a
rendition of "America" sung by Jalisa Reddick
and Tiffany Alexander. Reddick and Alexander
were accompanied on the flute by Kristi Ferrell
and Jessica Fralix and on the piano by their
teacher, Lynne Sapp. '
All four girls are students at Madison

Tiffany Alexander, Jalisa Reddick, Kristi Ferrell and Jessica Fralix, pictured left to
right, perform "America." (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, March 8,
County Central School. Reddick, Alexander Club. Lamb has been a stellar student and, as a
and Fralix, are Take Stock in Children scholar- student at MCCS, developed a reading program
ship recipients. for the Junior Family, Career and Community
Jo Willis who coordinates Take Stock in -Leaders of America (FCCLA). Her project took
Children for Madison County explained how her to district, state and on to Washington, D.C.
the club gives scholarships each year to stu- to compete in nationals.
dents. The students must keep their grades up Frances Mercer, Stuart Fenneman and B.J.
and stay out of trouble. Take Stock in Children Curtis are members of the Woman's Club who
has a zero tolerance policy as far as crime is sponsor individual scholarships. Fenneman's
concerned and mentors with the program will scholarship is donated in memory of Misty
work with the students if there is a need to im- Hardee, the daughter of former Lee kinder-
prove their grades. garten teacher Annelle Ragans Hardee Bishop.
Willis introduced Ashley Lamb, a student Misty was killed in a car accident.
at Madison County High School, whose schol- Mildred Bruner sponsors an endowment
arship is sponsored by the Madison Woman's for the Take Stock in Children program, which

Ashley Lamb is a "Take Stock in Chil-
dren" scholarship recipient who attends,
Madison County High School. As a middle
school student, she developed a reading,
program for Junior FCCLA, which took
her to the national FCCLA champi-N
onships. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo
by Jacob Bembry, March 8, 2007)
will provide scholarships for years to come.
B.J. Curtis assists Willis with the Take)
Stock in Children program. She also serves was
a mentor, along with other Woman's Club.
members including: Stuart Fenneman, Glenda",
Gordon, Helen Glen Bland, Frances Mercer,
Ruby Ulm, Sandra Ulm, Geraldine,.
Killingsworth and Faye Browning. .,
Mentors are desperately needed for TakeA.
Stock in Children. Anyone wishing to volun-'
teer may call Jo Willis at 973-8583.

Abstinence Rally Set For March 24

At Van H. Priest Auditoriumn

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Michael G. Walden,
who was voted the number
one youth motivational
speaker in Florida, North
Carolina, South Carolina
and Texas, will be the guest
speaker at a special rally, to
be held Saturday, March 24.
The "Abstinence is
Everybody's Business"
Community Rally will be-
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gin at 8 a.m. and end at
noon at the Van H. Priest
Auditorium on the North
Florida Community College
campus in Madison. It will
be an exciting morning of
fun with motivational
speakers focusing on the
message, "I Stand Up for
What Is Right."
Project S.O.S. is a pro-
gram that is committed to
changing today's youth cul-

ture by teaching life skills
to avoid premarital sex,
drugs, alcohol and other
high-risk behaviors that
keep them from reaching
their goals.
Refreshments and door
prizes will be available at
the event.
The rally is hosted by
the Madison County Health
Department, in conjunction
with the Coalition for an Al-


cohol and Drug-Free Com- Madison County School charge for the rally, which.
munity, North Florida Com- District. is open to adults and south.'
munity College and the There is no admission ages nine and up.

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Quartet To

Appear In

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Workmen Quartet
will appear in concert at Faith
Baptist Church in Madison.
The Workmen Quartet is a
Southern gospel group. which
hails from Pensacola.
There is no admission for
the sing. A love offering wiU
be accepted for the Workmen
The sing will begin at 7
Faith Baptist Church is lo-.
cated on Highway 90. just east
of Madison.

Sunday Morning

Coming Down

Hosts To Perform

At Unity Baptist

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing. Inc.
Benny Daniels and Don-
nie Bailey. Jr., hosts of the
Sunday Morning Coming
Down gospel music program
on WAAC in Valdosta, Ga.,
will appear in concert Sunday.
December 18, at Unity Baptist
Church in Hanson.
The sing begins at 6 p.m.
There is no charge for the
sing. A love offering will be
accepted for Daniels and Bai-

IiappcI9gs At

M~adisoi thirst haptist

By Nell Dobbs
William Barclay said of his study guides that his goal was that of Richard of ChicHester
prayer, "to enable men and women to know Jesus. Christ more clearly, to love him more dearly,
and to follow him more nearly." That goal is indeed that of Sunday School and all the messages
preachers give.
What wonderful beautiful days! What wondrous love this is, oh my soul, oh my soul, that God
gave his own Son and that his Son willingly came to save our souls. 0, that everyone would come
to know him.
Beautiful flowers were provided by Tom and Nita Fico, in honor of Nita's mother, Ina Moore,
who is Honorary Miss Lee. What a treasure the write-up in the Carrier was as it told of a life well
lived and all her blessings and that she has a comfortable home here and an eternal home in Heav-
en! Amen! And Amen! Special blessings upon all her family. What blessings Tom, Nita, Chase,
Amanda, and little one Tyler, and Damon are in the church and community! Bless them.
Shelly Holbrook is such a lovely serene young lady who again has a heart for missions. She
spoke about her plans to spend 62 days this summer in Serbia as a missionary, teaching English
in the day and visiting homes at night. She spoke of our church as being a "Healing Church" and
then touched singing, "I Get on My Knees."
Preacher gives us words on his heart. He welcomed John G. and Mrs. McCall and their fam-
ily to our church and told of his influence on him as he heard him in Mississippi. Dr. McCall of-
fered the benediction.
Liane played "Great is Thy Faithfulness" for offertory; Chancel Choir sang, "Wonderful
Grace of Jesus," and the preacher's message was our beliefs about church, which is the Bride of
Christ with Jesus the Maker and Master, and the mission of the church and who makes up the
This week is the week of prayer for North American Missions.
Tuesday, the Senior Adult Choir sang at the Madison Nursing Center. Wednesday with all the
many activities which need earnest prayers.
Remember the many sad ones in our church and community. The family of Charlotte John-
son, Eddie Bell's aunt. The family of Gene Browning, and all others, and Mildred Bruner, in the
recent loss of hdr sister. Thanks to her for good words spoken about Joan Agner Phillips, who was
a very special student at North Florida Junior College. When her brother, Ken Smith, asked her if
she knew a super student and worker who would go to Tallahassee to work for him, she thought
of Joan, though she didn't want to lose her. She has retired. She and her sister, June (Hart), (two
of Joe Dean and Helen Agner's girls) are loving, special, thoughtful, and caring. When their un-
cle Alex (Agner) had his 86th birthday, December 6, Mildred, his sister, heard him say he wished
he could have a party. Joan called the same day and when she heard what he said, she arranged
one miracle of miracles on short notice (same day) all ten brothers and sisters were able to go and
meet together at the Nazarene Church. Then, when their aunt Mildred had her 80th birthday Feb-
ruary 7, they did a surprise party for her also.
Many are ill among us so we pray for them and their families. Faye Browning, recovering
from surgery' Terri Sherrard, recovering from ankle surgery two weeks ago with months of heal-
ing ahead; Toy Stewart and the, ministering she does; W.C. Copeland; Bret Copeland; Austin Mar-
tin; Judy Phillips's mother in Alabama; Marilyn Washington; and Al Spurlock.
May the Lord bless us one and all and give us great joy! Lil Jess (to be 4 May 8) spends Sat-
urday nights with us and he wants us to sing. His favorite is Jesus Loves Me." Amen.


By Vickie Howerton
I tell you the truth, whoever
hears my word and believes Him
who sent me has eternal life and
will not be condemned; he has
crossed over from death to life.
(NIV) John 5:24
...The earnest (heartfelt, con-
tinued) prayer of a righteous man
makes tremendous power avail-
able (James5: 16. Amp.)
God says that when we pray
from our hearts, we make his
tremendous power available to us
to help us in any area that we may
need. He reminds us that his pow-
er is always available to help us
with any and every problem that
we face. As we journey through
our Lenten season at First United
Methodist Church Madison, we
are lovingly compelled to remem-
ber the tremendous price that
Christ paid for us to be able t6
come to Him in prayer, praise, and
Our church is still basking in
the afterglow of having Lorraine
Enright visit us this past weekend.
She is 82 years young and still
ministers full-time in Zambia. Her
husband, Ken Enright, began the
"Wings of Morning" mission team
over 50 years ago. She was our
very special guest speaker during
the Sunday School hour where she
shared some of her most memo-
rable moments in Africa. Enright
was our special speaker for the
U.M.W. meeting on Monday. At
this time our church presented her
a wonderful love gift to help buy
Children's Bible books for the
many children that she ministers to
on a regular basis. She shared how
God has used the ministry to help
to better the lives of the people
there in every way. They continue
to spread God's love in so many
ways as they minister to a very
large number of people. They also
help them to start businesses to

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provide for their economic needs.
We all were aware that we had
been in the presence of one of the
true Saints of God, and at 82, she
is more determined than ever to
make a huge difference in the lives
of the people God has sent her to
minister to. She will return to
Zambia on March 15. She asks for
the continued prayers of the peo-
ple of God.
Our own Angela Kelly is ask-
ing for our help for a new program
beginning at the Teen Challenge
Women's Center in Fort Myers,
Florida, where she is part of this
vital ministry. The new ministry
will be called the "Goshen Bean-.
Scene" where various coffees will
be served at the center. Along with
the coffee comer, beautiful hand-
crafted jewelry will also be avail-
able for purchase. If you would
like to donate to this worthwhile
project, please mark "coffee min-
istry" in your memo and drop in
the offering or come by the office.
This is a way that we can encour-
age Angela while helping many
others to benefit greatly from this
important and life-changing out-
reach in Fort Myers.
Our church will be working
on a picture directory and provid-
ing new addresses for all of our
church family. Please call the
church office to .let Mary Helen
know how many books you would
like to reserve; The number is 973-
Our own Jenny Andrews will
be the guest speaker for the North
West District United Methodist
Women's Spiritual Retreat, which
,will be held at Camp Weed in Live
Oak, on April 20-21st Registra-
tion forms are in our church office.
For those not are unable to spend
the night, you may register for Sat-
urday only. This will be a great
blessing for the ladies of our dis-
Please pray for our own Pas-
torsi and their families who have
both experienced the deaths of
close and very special family
members in the past few days.
Please pray for Bob and Traci
as they have recently returned
from South Carolina where Bob
conducted the funeral of a very
dear uncle who was like a second
father to him.
Also please keep Faith, Pastor
Brian, and Faith's entire family in
your prayers as they recently expe-
rienced the death of her grandfa-
ther, Gene Browning, last week.
His "going home celebration" was
held locally at Fellowship Baptist
Delicious dinners are served
in our Fellowship Hall on Wednes-
day evenings at 6 p.m. Last
Wednesday the guys cooked
grouper along with hushpuppies
and all the trimmings. This week
will feature a different menu, but
the fun will be the same, and we
know that it will be delicious
again. There will not be a dinner
on March 21st due to Spring
Break. All the donations on
Wednesday nights go to the sum-
mer camp program for our youth.
Please continue to pray for
our troops who defend us all
around the world.
We continue to pray for all
churches, all pastors, and all peo-
ple who spread the good news
everywhere daily!
Please come and visit us at
First United Methodist Church in
historic downtown Madison,
Florida. We worship in the sunny
yellow-brick building right in the
heart of beautiful Madison where
our church family is waiting to
greet you and share God's love
with you and your family. Our
Pastor and Traci are always out-
side waiting to greet you with hugs
and smiles as they, along with Pas-
tor Brian, Faith, and all our
tremendous youth, invite you to
join us in celebrating God's good-
ness and his love. Come and join
us soon as we worship the One
who says:

"Because he loves me, I will
rescue him; I will protect him, for
he acknowledges my name. I will
be with him in trouble. I will deliv-
er him and honor him. With long
life will I satisfy him and show him
my salvation."
(Ps.91: 14, 15)


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LATMA Places Third In Florida Christian League State Playoffs


Rashad McDonald, #4, shoots for two points during
the recent state playoffs. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo
by Emerald Kinsley, March 2, 2007)

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Greene Publishing, Inc.
LATMA Christian Academy placed third in the 2007 Flori-
dj Christian League Basketball State Playoffs played March 2
and 3 at Colin P. Kelly Gym in Madison. .
In the first round of the playoffs, LATMA beat Emmanuel "a
Christian, from Brunswick, Ga. and Corinth Christian lost to "
Citrus Heights.
Octavious Brown was the leading scorer in the game.
\\ illiam Turner and Rashad McDonald also turned in impressive
per formances.
In the second round, LATMA lost to Liberty Christian
School, out of Sanford.
William Turner was the leading scorer in the ball game.
Citrus Heights knocked off LATMA in the third round.
"This is the first year that we played in the tournament,"
LATMA Principal Emily Spencer said. "We did an excellent

LATMA was this year's West District champions.

Cowgirls Ride.

Lady Seminoles

In Softball Action
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Greene Publishing, Inc. two during state playoff t
The Madison County High School Cowgirls' softball team month, for the Latma Laml
dominated offensively and defensively in a softball game played Photo by Emerald Kinsley, I
Tuesday, March 13. The Cowgirls cruised to a 10-0 win over
Florida High.
Alexis Sowell pitched five completed innings, striking out
four batters for the Lady Seminoles.
Allyce Rutherford went one for three at the plate with three
RB Is and three runs. Rutherford also tacked on two stolen bases.
Coach Eddie Richie described Rutherford as a triple threat .
and emphasized that she is quick and lovds to hit the ball.
"That's why she's in the leadoff spot," Richie said.
Jessica Pickles went t\ o for four %\ ith four RBIs. .
Sowxell x Ini one for \\o \\ ith oi n ,and two-RB( '
Brintan Da\is \\eui t\\ o for thrde \\ t\\ o douNes and" 1"
The Cowgirls scored five runs in the fourth inning and four
in the fifth inning. The game was called after five innings be-
cause of the 10-run mercy rule.
The Cowgirls improved their overall record to 6-5 and their
district record to 4-0.
Octavious Brown (left),
during the recent Florida
state playoffs. (Greene Pul
faid Kinsley, March 2, 2007)

IV Cowgirls Pick Up Win

Against JV Lady Seminoles

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County
High School Junior Varsity
Cowgirls downed the Florida
High Lady Seminoles' JV 12-

Amanda Brown

Lauren Maultsby
8 in a softball game played in
Tallahassee on Tuesday,
March 13.
Becky Garner led the way
for the Cowgirls on offense.
Garner went two for three

with a double and a single and
three RBIs.
Emily Hentges went two
for three at the plate.
Amanda Brown was two
for three.
Randi Lyn Floyd went
one for three with a double
and two RBIs.
Lauren Maultsby picked
up her fourth win of the season
as the JV Cowgirls improved
their record to 7-0.
"It was a good win for
us," said JV Head Coach Tom-
my Garner.
The JV Cowgirls will face
the Hamilton County Lady
Trojans in Madison on Mon-
day, March 19.

Coach Tommy Garner

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basketball action earlier this
bs. (Greene Publishing, Inc.
March 2, 2007)
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Friday, March 16, 2007

Taryn Copeland, of Greenville, is the Aucilla Christian
Academy JV Warriors girls softball pitcher. Taryn is the
daughter of Tom and Debbie Copeland. (Greene Publish-
ing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley, March 13, 2007)

JY Lady Warriors


Lady Panthers
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
"The teams were evenly matched. It was almost like we
were twins, with all the players about the same size," said Au-
cilla Junior Varsity Softball Coach Frank Brown on his team's 9-
5 win over the Madison Academy Lady Panthers.
Brooke Stewart had three singles, two RBIs and two runs for
the Lady Warriors.
Taryn Copeland had two runs, one base on balls and was hit
by a pitch once.
Brooke Kinsey had one run, two RBIs, a sacrifice fly, a sui-
cide bunt and reached base on an error for ACA.
Ashley Schofill had one single and a base on balls.
Skyler Hanna had one run, two singles, a triple, and an RBI.
Sunnie Sorenson had two runs for the Lady Warriors. She
reached base on a base on balls once and had a hit.
SAlichaelaMletc.ilf.had one runt, a single and a base onballsl:
for the Lady VWarriors.
Copeland and Schofill split time on the mound.
"Both teams had really good pitching," Brown said.
Ashlyn Welch and Rachael Webb had hot bats for the Lady
"It was a really good game," JerriAnn Gray, head coach for
the Lady Panthers, said.
The Lady Panthers led for a while, before falling to the Lady
ACA's win improved their record to 6-0 on the season.
It was the first loss of the year for the Lady Panthers.
They now stand with a 4-1 record.

ACA Warrior Brooke Stewart, left, gets ready for a hit
as Cheltsie Kinsley takes off to second base, for Madison
Academy's Lady Panthers. Brooke is the daughter of
Ben and Kim Stewart, of Madison. Cheltsie is the daugh-
ter of Paul and Emerald Kinsley, of Madison. (Greene
Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley, March 13,

Friday, March 16, 2007



The Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3B

MCCS Art Students

Visit Mission San Luis

Submitted by Bridget Miller
and Cheryl James.
The purpose of the San
Luis grant is to have the stu-
dents develop an understand-
ing of the Apalachee and 17th,
Century Spanish'influence on
Florida history.
The middle school art
students visited the fort repli-
ca.of Mission.San Luis locat-
ed in Tallahassee, Florida.
The field trip was a cumula-
tive event after the students
researched and participated
in many lessons and activities
related to the Apalachee Indi-
ans' and Spanish pottery and
artifacts. Mission San Luis
was home to roughly 1,500
Apalachee Indians and 400
Spanish soldiers, villagers
and clergy from 1656 to
The students enjoyed
seeing what life was like at

the Mission San Luis.
Volunteers dressed in
garb that would have been
worn by the villagers and
clergy. The reactors guided
the students through the
grounds, offering historical
facts and answering ques-
tions while in character.
The students enjoyed the
trip to the historical site.
One of the students said, "I
liked seeing the blacksmith
making things with metal."
Another student said, "The
Apalachee Council House
was cool."
"The trip to Mission
San Luis is a great trip. I
encourage schools and fam-
ilies to.visit and enjoy the
Mission. We are for-
tunate to have such a rich
source of history in our
area," remarked art teacher
Mrs. Bridget Miller.

Pacific nt
Pacific Intercultural Ex-
change is looking for caring
families to host high school
students from various countries
for the 2007-2008 academic
school Near There are few op-
portunities in this worldd % here
an individual can take an active
hand in making the world a
better place This is such an op-
Pacific Intercultural Ex-
change i P.I.E.I asks local faimi-
lie- to consider show ing one of
these foreign teens what Amer-
ican generosity is all about.
Students from many countries

Madison Academl

Honor Roll
Fourth Grade
A-B Honor Roll
Faith Archambault, Ashley
Arnold, Amelia Blanton, C.J. Hin-
son, Magan Jennings, Marcus Ley-
va, Cristian Rodriguez, Jesge Smith,
Tyler Zimmerly
A Honor Roll
Courtney Strickland
Fifth Grade
A-B Honor Roll
Cole Davis, Jordan Day, Ryan
Floyd, Reed Gaston, Zack Money
William Pickles, Dee Reaves, Whit-
ney Stevens
Sixth Grade
A-B Honor Roll
Saba Akbar, Daryl Frith, Lo-
gan Groover, D. W. Jarvis, Brooke
Kisley, Kailee Morris, Josh
Williams, Joshua Wood
A Honor Roll
Rachael Webb
Seventh Grade
A-B Honor Roll
Aaron Brown, Brooke Love,
Meghan Maultsby, Kasey Odom
Alania Pickels
A Honor Roll
Abigail Blanton, Taylor Mon-
ey, Lindsey Pinkard
Eighth Grade
A-B Honor Roll
Jarrett Davis, Matthew Day,
Cheltsie Kinsley, Rebekah Miller
Brice Putnal, Emily Webb, Ashlyn
A Honor Roll
Abigail Vasquez

ercultural exchange Needs Hosts

have been staving %with fami-
lies all o\er the United States-
,since August, and now a new
group of internauonal neigh-
bors %would like to add a little
more to the community and
leame in June with American
passion, pride and sense of val-
There is no such thing as a
typical host family. Whether
you are a single parent. retired.
hate small children, teens. or
no children at all. anyone can
have a great experience hosting
an exchange student.
All students are pre-
screened: they speak English;
have medical insurance, and
their own spending money for
any incidental costs. All these
students require is a loving
family to share their experi-

ence within our beautiful
country\ Help them learn the
meaning of "Life. Liberty, and
the Pursuit of Happiness."
PI E is looking for host
fanulies in \our area. Those
% ho are interested are urged to
contact Pacific Intercultural
Exchange right away at 877-
534-3144. Experience is not
necessary as an orientation
and support w ill be provided.

Please help P.I.E. make
the dreams of these young
teens come true, with the op-
portunity to live and study in
our country, and possibly aid
in making a difference in
their future and .the future
of the world.
Bring the world to your
doorstep One exchange
student at a time!

Experience the world:
Open your heart and home to a
foreign exchange student. PI.E. needs loving host
families in your community. Volunteers also needed to
help place and mentor foreign teens from around the
world. Call Pat Littrell today at 1-877-534-3144
or RI.E. at 1-888-PIE-USA-1.

MCTT Afmuiti To o e 5tk RlutiioK

The Madison County Training School
Alumni Association will host its fifthth tri-an-
nual school reunion during the weekend of July
27-29, in Madison, Florida. The reunion pro-
vides an opportunity for the attendees to recon-
nect with their class and schoolmates and to
pay homage to the teachers and staff members
who served them during \the challenging and
formative years of their early education.
The festivities will begin with registration
and a "getting to know you" social and seafood
dinner on Friday evening. This will be followed
by a barbeque cookout on Saturday afternoon.
Saturday night's events will commence with a
buffet dinner followed by an entertaining pro-
gram of skits, roasts, awards and a multimedia
presentation. The night will conclude with a
salute to the "old school," with an "Oldies and
Goldies" dance. Then, on Sunday morning, all

will be re united for a very spe-
cial and spiritually moving and
enriching worship service. At-
tendees will then have an op-
portunity to bid farewell to
their schoolmates and friends
at a luncheon which will be
served immediately following
the service.
There will be a registration
of $50 for adults and $20 for
minors. The fees will cover the
admission, meals and refresh-
ments for all reunion events. A
special invitation is being ex-

tended to Suwannee River High School and
Suwannee River Junior College alumni and
graduates, since these institutions shared the
same site and much of the same heritage as the
old high school.
This is projected to be one of the largest re-
union events 'in Madison County. A gathering
of well over 300 schoolmates and their families
is expected at this reunion event. The locations
for all of the event activities have not been fi-
nalized, but only spacious, comfortable facili-
ties are under consideration. For those who are
not on the mailing list and have not received an
invitation and registration form in the past.
please contact a MCTS schoolmate, or Mrs.
Johnnie Mae Burgess at 850-973-2384, or Mrs.
Alma Twiggs at 850-973-6706. Registration
forms and the details of all events will be
mailed during the month of March.

Brandon Floyd
1, By AshleN Bell
Greene Pubisa ing .

son Count- High
(School. At die high .

has recei ed the
SGreenhand Degree
and the Chapter De-
L-ree in FFA.
Brandon is also
dual en rolled at o
North Florida Corn-
munit\ college.
There" he is taking
SFrench I and Htuian Growth and Development.
Hi, hobbie-s are fishing, hunting ping-pong. and
other outdoor activities He also %%orks at the
dMadison Sporting G(oxxs as the Assistant
C l Sales Manager.
After high school. Brandon plans to
finish his Associates of Arts at North
Flonda Conununty College and then
transfer to the Universitr of Florida to
major min some t)pe of Business Admin-
Sistration. \ith his degree. Brandon hope
to open up his o%%n buqn ess in

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By Jeff Hugo
We are all connected; therefore, we are all af-
fected. The water that courses through the veins
of Wakulla County certainly impacts the quality oi
life we all enjoy. Whether it flows in caves hun-
dreds of feet beneath us, in crystal clear surface
rivulets, or in gushing springs that pour into the
rich fishery of Apalachee Bay, the water impacts
our lives. In turn, we impact the water. The state
of our relationship with the water, mutually bene-
ficial or adversarial, creates a clih- y,; ., ,.
mate of comfort or discomfort
At Wakulla Springs State Park f '..
we recognize the struggle to pro-
vide resource-based recreanon
while preserving, interpreting. and
restoring natural and cultural re-
sources. Left unmanaged, the re- ,
suits of human activity would imn- -
peril the ecosystem. Invas\ie ex-
otics, suppression of natural] oc-.
curring fire, or simple overuse are a
few of the culprits that can nega-
tively impact the resource.
At the forefront of preserving and restoring
the natural resources of Wakulla Springs State
Park is our Park Biologist, Scott Savery. Scot
spends little time behind his computer because he
is most often in his "outdoor" office tending to the
natural resources. Yes, he is often out on his own
or with a small volunteer task force removing mi
mosa trees, Japanese climbing fern, or camphor
His greatest battle began ten sears ago while
out on a plant identification boat tour While ex-
amining a plant sample, he realized he was dealing
with the coarse and gritty native of Sri Lanka
known as hydrilla. Jess Van Dyke of the state's
Bureau of Invasive Plants put it to Scott this way
"You're toast!"
After five years of fighting the plant by hand
and mechanical means, the outlook looked grim
The spring was choking, the swimming area
clogged, and the river nearly impassable. Ever
though millions of pounds oflhydrilla had been re
moved from the spring and the river, a new
weapon was needed.
Aquathol was recruited. The herbicide woulc
turn the hydrilla leaves to goo, but not harm the na
tive vegetation in the river. At long last, Scott Say
ery's war with the hydrilla met with a victory
Even though the herbicide does not kill the hy-
drilla roots and the plant comes back, it can now be
A strong work ethic, positive attitude and con
tributions as a team player make him a valuable as
set to the Florida Park Service. These same quali
ties serve him well in his role as a mentor and
leader for other employees.
It is no wonder, why Scott Savery is being
honored with the 2006 Jim Stevenson Resource

Knapp Hardy
fIi Remington Ave. Thomasville, Georgia

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Manager of the Year award. It is the state's high-
- est environmental honor. It recognizes Scott's
s dedication to protecting natural resources within
f Florida's award-winning state parks. Mr. Savery.
- was chosen by a committee of environmental pro-
fessionals representing the Florida Audubon Soci-
ety and The Nature Conservancy.
s Vigilance is often a requirement of good stew-
ardship. Scott has certainly exemplified that. Ap-
- preciation and understanding are the siblings of
... \igilance. What better way for
N :. each of us to feed the family of en-
'. \ironmental stewardship than to
S"' n make a point of getting out and en-
jo% ing it.
Tof that end, be sure to set aside
April 19, 20 and 21. The Wakulla
WUdlife Festival will once again
offer golden opportunities to expe-
rience the wonders ofWakulla's di-
\ erse \\%iddlhfe, plants and aquatic
..l Man> tours, presentations, and
shows at Wakulla Springs State
g Park on Saturday, April 21st will be free with park
e admission.
t There will also be premium tours available
e Thursday through Saturday at various locations in
e the county. Most of the premium tours are avail-
able at a cost of $10 per person. Costs for the
- kayak, canoe, and Bay excursions are more. Many
r of these tours present a rare opportunity to witness
and participate in activities held only once a year
e with \er) limited availability!
- Ha\e )ou eer climbed the stairs of the St.
9 Mark's Lighthouse, to look out the window as the
a sun dips toward the horizon? You can Thursday
s evening, April 19 Have you ever accompanied a
biologist in an effort to band the endangered red-
cockaded woodpecker? You can on Friday evening,
April 20th. Have you ever been awestruck by the
beauty of the hidden sinks of Wakulla County? You
can discover them on Saturday, April 21st.
Perhaps you would like to explore the watery
w- orld of Wakulla's wildlife by boat. You could sa-
vor an excursion on Apalachee Bay in search of dol-
phins breaking its mirrored surface. Relish a guid-
ed canoe or kayak trip down the Wakulla or St.
Mark's River. A manatee may grace your trip with
its presence! You could also take an infrequent night-
river cruise to spy the ruby-red eyes of gators glisten-
e ing across the water's surface.
Gator eyes are not the only ones that sparkle in
the darkness. Search for "diamonds" in the grass
with Dave ,Gowan. His presentation on spiders
draws you into a whole new world of fun and adven-
ture. Join our local "crocodile hunters", Ryan Means
and Rebecca Meegan, on an unforgettable wetland
stomp in search of reptiles and amphibians. And if
e you have a passion for the soft and furry, join Linda
Trice at Ochlockonee River State Park to delve into
the world of white squirrels.
w a rye The \akulla Wildlife Festival
229.226.1686 promise_ to be a signature event.
N lake sure \-our name is on the list of
participants. For more information
please \s it www.WakullaWildlife-
Fesnalorg or call (850) 224-5950.
A Ste\ hardship's children are apprecia-
tion, understanding, and vigilance.
We are all connected and therefore
we are all affected! Be an active
J tS member of the family!


Fish Hatchery

There are really only two kinds of
freshwater fishing enthusiasts those
who already love fishing and those who
just have. There are really only two
kinds of freshwater fishing enthusiasts -
those who already love fishing and those
who just have There are really only
two kinds of freshwater fishing enthusi-
asts those who already love fishing and
those who just haven' There are really
only two kinds of freshwater fishing en-
thusiasts those who already love fishing
and those who just haven't There are re-
ally only two kinds of freshwater fishing
enthusiasts those who already love fish-
ing and those
\\ho just
haven't tried
it \et. The
Florida Fish
and Wildlife ,.-
Conservation /
Commission '
\eiled today
ometlhting -for ".l "
both the N. )
Florida Bass -- ;
Conser% action
Center. ) u
On Fri-.
day, Feb. 23, the FWC dedicated its new
hatchery and research center to the propa-
gation and conservation of the unique
Florida strain of largemouth bass. The
center is located on 186 acres in the heart
of the Withlacoochee State Forest in
' Sumter County.
The Florida Bass Conservation Center
will produce a variety of freshwater fish,
including Florida largemouth bass, striped
bass, sunshine bass, bream and channel
catfish. These hatchery-reared fish will
help biologists meet freshwater fisheries
management needs in waters that may
benefit from fish stocking.
Florida is world-renowned as the
"Fishing Capital of the World." Large-
mouth bass are the most popular freshwa-
ter sport fish in the. United States; the
Florida strain is hugely prized by anglers
because it reaches a larger size than its
northern cousins.
The Florida Bass Conservation Center
replaces the agency's 1960s-era facility.
The outdated hatchery played an impor-
tant role in freshwater fisheries manage-
ment for nearly 40 years. However to-
day's conditions call for updated technol-
ogy and new techniques to meet the chal-
lenges of modern fish management. The
new facility will be able to produce up to

three times as many fish annually as the
old hatchery.
A modern fish hatchery conserves wa-
ter, reduces fish loss to predators, and
produces disease-free fish with the right
genetic makeup to ensure their best possi-
ble chance of survival in the waters in
which they are stocked. This 21st century,
state-of-the-art fish production and re-
search facility does all that and is just one
more way the FWC is working to keep
Florida's freshwater fisheries healthy and
ahead of its competition.
Unlike the old hatchery, the Florid
Bass Conservation Center is a climate-
rearing and re-
search facility.
'The fish are
spawned and
raised indoors,
in long, con-
----------- create tanks
called race-
ways instead
-of- outdoor
S earthen ponds.

logical ad-
vances allow
scientists to
produce more fish per gallon, at a much
lower cost per fish. Using raceways also
reduces predation by birds, saves water
and energy, and allows better control of
parasites and diseases. New fish-feeding
technology is also being developed at the
center and, along with state-of-the art fil-
tration systems, will help fish grow faster
.and decrease mortality.
Historically, stocking fish was unnec-
essary because natural conditions in Flori-
da waters supported thriving populations
of bass. Reproduction was more than ad-
equate to replace natural mortality and
what anglers harvested.
However, development, agricultural
runoff, drained wetlands and stabilized
water levels have changed environmental
conditions. In some instances, these
changes have created circumstances
which limit bass survival in the i early
months of life. Stocking advanced finger-
lings (5- to 6-inch baby bass) increases
the likelihood that more bass will reach
the size anglers desire.
With the ever-changing Florida land-
scape, the Florida Bass Conservation Cen-
ter will help the FWC meet increasing de-
mands on Florida's freshwater fisheries
and ensure safe and sustainable use of
these resources for generations to come.


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Friday, March 16, 2007

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4:00 9:00 PM
Lucky Leprechaun Hunt: *
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goodies from local Boston businesses. Clues to find this .
leprechaun will be posted on local businesses starting at 8 am, J ,; '
the last clue will be at 4 pm. The clues will also be announced ..i '
on two radio stations; WTUF FM i o6.3 and
WPAX Am 1240. So listen and win!
Best St. Pat's Costume Contest:
Come on get Irish! Dress up in your Irish gear, come down to Watt Park.
Th contest will be at 5:3o pm. Great prizes for ist, 2nd and 3rd places.

FREE green tea served!
FREE Entertainment: The band
High Fidelity will be performing in the
park from 7-9 pm. Join us!

Best Decoration Contest for Businesses


1000 AM:

1050 AM

Easter Bonnet Contest
Contact Nancy Hoffman at 229498-1228
Contact Danny Groover at 229498-4065

1100AM Auction in Watt Park
Contact Christie Thomas at 229-403-7175 or Richard and Alexandra
Hutchison at 229-225-6294
100 PM: Easter Eg& Hunt in Commercial Bank parking lot
For children 7 and under only: Contact Paula Roberts at 229-498-4808
100 PM: Motorciycle Poker Run
Contact Mark Saunders at 229-400-0700
100 PM- Winners of "Best Butt in Boston" Contest
Contact Bob Hutchison at 229-228-0585 or 229-735-2010
600 PM: Live Music in Watt Park
M1sterq E4 Hunt: Beins wiA the hirat clue on Mondaij, April .2 Clues are posted in local sinesses.
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The person who was to become
St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland,
was born in Wales about AD 385. His
given name was Maewyn, and he al-
most didn't get the job of bishop of
Ireland because he lacked the re-
quired scholarship.
Far from being a saint, until he
was 16, he considered himself a pa-
gan. At that age, he was sold into
slavery by a group of Irish marauders,
that raided his village. During his
captivity, he became closer to God.
He escaped from slavery after six
years and went to Gaul where he
studied in the monastery under St.
Germain, bishop of Auxerre for a pe-
riod of twelve years. During his train-
ing he became aware that his calling
was to convert the pagans to Chris-
His wishes were to return to Ire-
land, to convert the native pagans to
Christianity. But his superiors instead
appointed St. Palladius. But two
years later, Palladius transferred to
Scotland. Patrick, having adopted
that Christian name earlier, was then
appointed as second bishop to Ire-
Patrick was. quite successful at
winning converts. And this fact upset

the Celtic Druids. Patrick was arrest-
ed several times, but escaped each
time. He traveled throughout Ireland,
establishing monasteries across the
country. He also set up schools and
churches, which would aid him in his
conversion of the Irish country to
His mission in Ireland lasted for
thirty years. After that time, Patrick
retired to County Down. He died on
March 17 in AD 461. That day has
been commemorated as St. Patrick's
Day ever since.
Much Irish folklore surrounds St.
Patrick's Day. Not much of it is actu-
ally substantiated.
Some of this lore includes the be-
lief that Patrick raised people from
the dead. He also is said to have giv-
en a sermon from a hilltop that drove
all the snakes from Ireland. Of
course, no snakes were ever native to
Ireland, and some people think this is
a metaphor for the conversion of the
originally a
holy day,
St. Patrick's
Day has

evolved into more of a secular holi-
One traditional icon of the day is
the shamrock. And this stems from a
more bona fide Irish tale that tells
how Patrick used the three-leafed
shamrock to explain the Trinity. He
used it in his sermons to represent
how the Father, the Son, and the Holy
Spirit could all exist as separate ele-
ments of the same entity. His follow-
ers adopted the custom of wearing a
shamrock on his feast day.
The St. Patrick's Day custom
came to America in 1737. That was
the first year St. Patrick's Day was
publicly celebrated in this country, in
Today, people celebrate the day
with parades, wearing of the green, and
drinking beer. One reason St. Patrick's
Day might have become so popular is
that it takes place just a few days before
the first day of spring. One might say it
has become the first green of spring.

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3111 Mahan Dr., Suite 13 Phone (850) 671-2030
Tallahassee, FL 32308 Fax (850) 671-2031

The History Of Springtime Tallahassee

Springtime Tallahassee began in 1967 as a
concept to keep Tallahassee as the state capital.
At the time, Florida had its first Legislature
based on reapportionment in which Florida leg-
islators from southern and central Florida were
insisting that the capitol be in a more central-
ized location.
Tallahassee's civic and business leaders
mapped a strategy and proposed it to their leg-
islative delegation asking for help. As the leg-
islative session advanced, unkind comments
about Tallahassee were made by legislators.
This prompted the Junior League of Talla-
hassee with the Junior League taking the south-
ern and central legislators' wives on a bus tour'
of old homes in Tallahassee and nearby Monti-
cello. This drew an enthusiastic response. The
Rotary Club produced a Chamber of Com-
merce bulletin called "You can see everything
in Tallahassee in one hour!," and published an
historical tourist volume called Tallahassee In
View which included excerpts from the long

history of Florida's capital city and the sur-
rounding area.
By Autumn of 1967 there were 20 various
groups planning the First Annual Tallahassee
Spring Festival. The first festival featured the
Apalachee Jubilee with a parade and pageant
commemorating the selection of Tallahassee as
the capital of territorial Florida.
In 1969 A.F. "Pete" Rich lead a men's
group to organize and give direction and finan-
cial support to the idea of a festival and his
wife, Mrs. Jean Rich, served as General Chair-
man of the festival. A chartered organization
called SpringTime Tallahassee, Inc. dedicated
itself to advdertise and promote the history and
beauty of. Tallahassee and its people to all
Floridians and welcome them.
By 1970, Sprintime Tallahassee member-
ship was increased to 200. By 1971, Springtime
Tallahassee changed the format and divided the
organization into five krewes which would de-
pict Tallahassee history by historical periods.

Springtime Tallahassee

Schedule Of Events

Breakfast in the Park- March 7th
This year's festival kick-off was the
Breakfast in the Park. Springtime volunteers,
,served up a hearty, old-fashioned country
breakfast in Bloxham Park from 6:30 to 10
a.m. Breakfast in the Park was open to the en-
tire community. Thank you to everyone who
came out to enjoy a delicious meal and for all
the volunteers and sponsors who made the day
a great success!
"Swing into Spring" Golf Tournament-
March 19th at Southwood Golf Club
Join us on March 19 for The Real Yellow
Pages from BellSouth Swing into Spring
Golf Tournament, benefiting the Dystonia
Medical Research Foundation. Held at the
Southwood Golf Club, the tournament will
feature giveaways, special prizes, a poker run
on the course and an awards reception with
delicious food by Hooters of America.
Dowtown GetDown- March 30th
Hancock Bank and United way of the Big
Bend, along with our partners and sponsors
are proud to present the fourth annual Han-
cock Bank Springtime Tallahassee Down-
town GetDown. Join us Friday night at the
Adams Street Commons as we kick off the
weekend festivities at the GetDown street
party. Dance the night away with live music,
enjoy delicious food and street entertainment.
Open to the public. For more information vis-
it www.uwbb.org or call (850) 487-8087.
10K Run- Youth 1 mile Run 8:00 a.m.
and 10k Run at 8:30 a.m.
The Gulf Winds Track Club presents the
Springtime 10k/ 1 mile road race, sponsored
by Capital Health Plan. The USATF certified
course begins with a 3/4 mile downhill
stretch, covers rolling hills through the beau-
tiful Myers Park neighborhood and finished
flat and fast one half mile from the start area.
The course is considered challenging. The
FunStation One Miler course is mostly down-
hill beginning and ending at the same loca-
tions as the Springtime 10k course. For more
information visit www.gulfwinds.org or email
alexander98@comcast.net or call (850) 383-
Embarq Presents the 39th Annual Spring-
time Tallahassee Parade- 10:30 a.m.
Time for the parade! The 39th Annual
Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade will be
celebrating "Just Imagine 2007" March 31st
at 10:30 a.m. The parade beings at the inter-
section of Monroe Street and Thomasville
Road and travels south on Monroe Street past
the Florida Capitol ending at Gaines Street.
The first Springtime Parade featured many
costumes and only horse drawn units. Today,
the parade still includes horse-drawn car-
riages to provide a bit of nostalgia; however,
it also boasts elaborately clad characters and

spectacular mechanical floats from all over
the southeastern United States. This year the
parade v. ill feature the famous Budweiser
,, desals.,Spri.ng le .T..laasee ts.con-;
sidered one of the biggest southeastern pa-:
rades and craft shows, attracting over
200,000 visitors.
Hanock Bank presents the Jubilee in the
Park- 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Let the good times continue.... as the Ju-
bilee winds its way through downtown Talla-
hassee offering a plethora of sights, sounds,
and activities. Join us as the streets of Talla-
hassee transform into a lush marketplace with
true southern charm. Whether under one of
the many draping live oak trees in our parks
or steps away from historical southern man-
sions, and the Florida Capitol, you will know
you are somewhere special. Music, food, arts
and crafts will abound. Arts and Crafts booth
will showcase over 250 local, regional and
national vendors. There will literally be
something for everyone.
The jubilee will take place off Monroe
Street on Adams Street, Duval Street, Park
Avenue and College Avenue.
Kleman Plaza- Seafood Festival, National
Entertainment Acts, and Beer Gardens:
1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of allure to awak-
en the young at heart on Kleman Plaza! Just
Imagine.... Strolling the tree canopy covered
pavers on Kleman Plaza, flavoring the juicy
treats of Fresh from Florida Seafood while
anxiously awaiting an afternoon of entertain-

ment on the
Chrysler Jeep
main stage
Pure Prairie
League at
2p.m. & Lo-
Cash Cow-
boys at 3:30
p.m. After a
morning of
some of the
best floats in
the Southeast,
and shopping,
unwind in the
Ultra Amber
Beer Gar-
den", but
don't settle in
too much as
our live en-
will rock the

Springtime Tallahassee

Parade Krewes

A Krewe is an organiza-
tion that puts on a parade and
or a ball for the Carnival sea-
son. The term is best known
for its association with New
Orleans Mardi Gras, but is also
used in other Carnival celebra-
tions around the Gulf of Mexi-
co Coast, such as the Gasparil-
la Pirate Festival in Tampa,
Florida, and Springtime Talla-
This enabled each period
to have a float as well as an-
other entry of their choice into
the parade to represent their
era of history.
Spanish Krewe
The Spanish Krewe is cur-
rently the largest krewe and
represents Spanish Florida
from 1528-1821 and Hernando
de Soto's explorations in Flori-
da in 1539. The Spanish
Krewe is engaged in numerous
philanthropic activities
throughout the year. Spanish
Krewe participates heavily in
each of the fi\ e major parties
of Springtime Tallahassee,
plus Float Day.
American Territorial Krewe
The American Territorial
Krewe represents Florida
when it became a United
States territory. On March 4,
1824 Governor William P. Du-
val named Tallahassee the offi-
cial state capital. Later that
year, the town was. officially
named Tallahassee. kTallahas-,
see was incorporated in 1825.
Antebellum Krewe
The Antebellum Krewe
represents the period from
1825-1860 when northern
planters moved south to the
fertile lands of Leon County.
Tallahassee enjoyed social and
political development during
this period. The nephew of
Napoleon Bonaparte, Prince
Achille Murat and his wife
Catherine Willis Gray, the
grandniece of George Wash-
ington settled at Bellevue, and
became prominent citizens of
this community. Florida be-
came the 27th state in 1845
with a population of 66,500.
The krewe collects canned and
dry goods and gently used
coats and blankets for donation
to a local charity. The krewe's
basic theme is southern charm,
and hospitality.
War and Reconstruction
The War and Reconstuc-
tion Krewe represents the peri-
od of 1860-1865 and the
American Civil War. Tallahas-
see was the only southern cap-
ital east of the Mississippi Riv-

er not captured by the Union
troops. War & Reconstruction
Krewe members wear period
clothing with women in dress-
es from the 1865-1900 time
period. This included bustled
dresses and hoop skirts. Men
are also suitably dressed for
our period. Our costume con-
sultant will help any Krewe
member find the perfect outfit.
Our time period includes the
Civil War and the reconstruc-
tion period.,
20th Century Krewe
The 20th Century Krewe
represents Tallahassee as it
grew from a sleepy Southern
town to become the thriving
capital city of the fourth-
largest state in the U.S. Florida
state government has been the
primary industry. Agriculture,
timber and cattle have also
played roles in the develop-
ment of the city's economy.
The population of Tallahassee
was only 3,000 at the begin-
ning of the century, and now
has a population of about
Belles and Gents
A service organization, the
Springtime Belles and Gents
are composed of high school-
age young women and men
who are children as well as and
grandchildren of. Springtime
members. The young people
undergo a training period that
encom passes the study of the
history of Tallahassee and
Florida, as well as instruction
in poise, good grooming, and
etiquette. They participate in
civic, social and government

activities. Mr. and Miss
Springtime are selected on ac-
quiring community service
points, knowledge of Tallahas-
see and Florida history, inter-
views by community judges
and a vote of their peers. They
receive a $500 scholarship
from Springtime and are an-
nounced at the annual Corona-
tion Ball, and reign during the
Springtime Festivities. They,
along with senior members,
are formally presented to
Springtime Tallahassee mem-
bership at the Springtime
Grand Ball.
Andrew Jackson
Though not truly a krewe,
it is a sepeate unit within
Springtime Tallahassee like a
sixth krewe. Two members of
Springtime are chosen to por-
tray Andrew Jackson and his
wife Rachel Jackson. Jackson
was chosen to represent
Springtime Tallahassee be-
cause of his service to Florida
as the first provisional gover-
nor in 1821. He later became
the seventh President of the
United States. The Jacksons
serve together with the Presi-
dent and the General Chair-
man, as representatives of the
organization, The Andrew
Jackson Staff is composed of
members of the five Krewes,
having been selected by each
Krewe for a five-year active
;term., The Staff members are
divided into two groups:
Scouts wearing buckskin cos-
tumes, and Continental Sol-
diers, who wear military style

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CASE NO.: 2007- 92-CA

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To: All Above Named Unknown Defendants, including Unknown Tenant No.1
and Unknown Tenant No. 2, Addresses Unknown

that an action seeking foreclosure and other relief on the following property in Madi-
son County, Florida:
Lot 14
A portion of Section 4, Township 1 South, Range 9 East, being
more particularly described as follows:

3 Commence at the southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter (NE _
of said Section 4; thence South 89 degrees 07 minutes 25 seconds West
along the south line of said NE a distance of 666.64 feet to the South-
west comer of the Southeast Quarter (SE _) of the Southeast Quarter
(SE J of said NE ; thence North 00 degrees 10 minutes 30 seconds East
a distance of 668.39 feet to the southeast corner of the Northwest Quar-
ter (NW J of the Southeast Quarter (SE J of the Northeast Quarter
(NE ) of said Section 4; thence South 89 degrees 05 minutes 41 seconds "
West a distance of 666.80 feet to the southwest comer of said NW of
SE of NE _; thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 10 seconds East along
the west line of the East Half (E j) of the Northeast Quarter (NE j_ of
said Section 4 a distance of 959.30 feet to the intersection of said west
line with the approximate centerline of a county graded road; thence
North 72 degrees 14 minutes 58 seconds West along said centerline a dis-
tance of 484.69 feet to the northeast corner and POINT OF BEGIN-
NING of the following described parcel; thence South 00 degrees 12
minutes 10 seconds West a distance of 359.31 feet; thence North 83 de-
grees 44 minutes 12 seconds West a distance of 464.71 feet; thence North
00 degrees 12 minutes 10 seconds East a distance of 456.37 feet to said
centerline; thence South 72 degrees 14 minutes 58 seconds East along
said centerline a distance of 484.67 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING;
containing 4.33 acres, more or less.

SUBJECT TO existing county road rights-of-way.

Parcel Identification No. 04-1S-09-0855-003-001

has been filed against you and you, and each of you, are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on Scot B. Copeland, the plaintiff's attorney, whose ad-
dress is 174 East Base Street, Madison, Florida 32340 on or before April 9, 2007, and
file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiff's at-
torney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.

Dated this 7th day of March, 2007.

As Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Christy Richardson
As Deputy Clerk

3/9. 3/16



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CASE NO. 2007-12-CP





The administniion of the estate of HOWARD LEWIS, SR., deceased, whose
date of death was September 18, 2006; is pending in the Circuit Court for Madison
County, Florida, Probate Division; File Number 2007-12-CP; the names and addresses
of the personal representative and the personal representative's, attorney are set forth
All creditors of the decedent and other persons, who have claims or demands against
decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, and who
have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN

All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or
demands against the decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidat-
ed claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AF-


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