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2007 Dixie County Advocate

Home of the Worlds Only our Headed Swamp Cabbage!





County gets thumbs
up on $845,000 in
federally funded
Channel and turn-
basin cleaning at
Horseshoe Beach.
Work should begin
in mid-December
and be completed in



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Corrine Brown










Oh My! Bears win 61-52

f y John Kelley
he Bears broke their
losing streak in a
spectacular game against
the Williston Red Devils
Friday night at Boyette
SStadium in Cross City
The Red Devils were
looking to burn the
Bears at home to avenge
a loss last year at Willis-
ton, but instead found
them selves facing a
much more focused and
intent Bear team that
wasn't going to be
bowled over. Friday
night's game became a
real slugfest of team
strength and ability as
both teams ran up an im-
pressive score with the
Bears winning 61 to the
Devils 52. This has to
have been one of the
highest scoring games
played atDixie County in
recent memory

The Bears started Friday
night's game by taking

by John Kelley
I .)he JV team had a
Rough time Thurs-
Sday night with the
Red Devils of
Williston. The JV team
posted another loss as
the Devils won, 44 to 22.
The Devils took control
of the game early on
scoring once in the first
quarter. In the second
S quarter Albach for the
Bears scored on a five
yard run to tie the score.
Roberts hit Jones in the
conversion play to take

Rollover on Highway 19

AirMedic One Utilized


the opening kick down-
field to within field goal
range. Zack Cassidy
bagged three points for
the Bears from about fif-
teen yards out. The Bears
kicked to the Devils and
stopped them after four

the lead away from the
Devils. The Bears score
again on a pass to Albach
with Schlusemyer on the
conversion to lead 16-8.
The Devils with 56 sec-
onds left in the quarter,
tie the score into half
time. At the start of the
second half the Devils
take control of the game
as the Dixie offense
stumbles. The Devils
take advantage of two
turn-overs to score back
to back touch downs,
making the score 30 to

plays. Keene using Scott
and West moved the ball
to around the Devil forty
yard line. West on a hand
off from Keene busted his
way into the end zone for
,See BEARS, Page 5

16. Before the end of the
third, the Devils increase
their lead 44-16. During
the fourth quarter the
Bears recover two Willis-
ton fumbles but cannot
catch the Devils. The
Bears never gave up even
scoring once more on a
Roberts keeper in the
last 47 seconds of the
game. The Bears travel
this week to face the In-
dians at Fort White. GO

Accident on US 19:

One injured


3...Law Enforcement
9...............Stuffto Do
10...........Real Estate
14.....Obits & faith

by Eli Loy
On September 24,
2008 at the inter-
section of High-
way 19 and SE 278'
emergency person-
nel responded to a
two-car collision.

Judson Whitfield
was travelling
southward on
Highway 19 when
a green Ford car
driven by Ms.
Sherri Jackson
pulled into the

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front right side of his ve-

The passengers in Mr.
Whitfield's vehicle were a
bit shaken, but otherwise
unharmed. Ms. Jackson
was transported to North
Florida Regional Hospital

for treatment of a poten-
tially broken arm.

A witness at the scene,
Mr. Jason Perdue, told of-
ficers that he has seen
Ms. Jackson's car pull out
in front of Mr. Whitfield,
causing the accident.

On.Friday, September
26, 2008 at 1:35 P.M. an
'89 Chevy van driven
by Robert Pierson of
Mariana, FL over-
turned on highway 19,
just South of the Jena
turnoff. According to
the Florida Highway
Patrol Mr. Pierson's
van left the road on the
right shoulder. It appears
that he overcorrected to
the left, causing his vehi-
cle to veer across both
northbound lanes. Mr.
Pierson then attempted
to regain control of his
van, but caused it to spin
in a clockwise fashion
and overturn.

The van rolled two and a
half times, causing the
vehicle's roof to come off

and ejecting Mr. Pierson
through the top of the
van. The van came to rest
facing East, Mr. Pierson
was found laying face-up
a few feet away

Highway 19 was blocked
for about 30 minutes
while AirMedic One
landed and Mr. Pierson
was prepared to be air-
lifted. He was flown to
Shands to be treated for
serious injuries.
-E. Loy

Buck, Shot

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On Thursday, September
25, 2008 a dog named
Buck was laying at the
end of his owners' drive-
way on Suwannee Av-
enue in Old Town. Some,
time between 1:30 and
2:00 in the afternoon a ve-
hicle pulled up and shot
Buck with a .243 caliber
rifle at point blank range.
The round "blew a large
portion of the poor crit-
ter's chest clean off. "

Now, it might be under-
standable had Buck been
out running the neigh-
borhood creating mis-

chief, or threatening peo-
ple. In this case the dog
was minding his own
business. Furthermore,
Buck was well-known in
his neighborhood and
well-liked as well. Ac-
cording to his owners he
had never even threat-
ened to bite anyone. Or,
as Ms. Anderson put it
"He wouldn't bite a bis-
cuit." To his owners,
Buck is like a child.

One Mr. Hall said that he
saw the culprits. He de-
scribes them as two

See BUCK page 16

Accident at Old Town

Post Office



on Saturday, eptember
27, 2008 there was a two
car accident in front of
the Post Office in Old

Betty Wilson was travel-
ling North on Highway 19
and attempted to make a
left turn into the Post Of-
fice. Ms. Wilson's vehicle
travelled into the path of

another car driven Dy
Cora Godbolt. Ms. God-
bolt attempted to swerve
to avoid collision but was
unable to miss Ms. Wil-
son's vehicle.

Ms. Wilson was cited for
a violation of right of




Thursday, October 2, 2008


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2008 Dixie County Advocate

How to bail out the economy

Redneck economics being one, of my specialties, I was hav-
ing some difficulty in applying the concept to the current
economic problems we are experiencing here in the good ol'
USA. And then, a friend of mine sent me an item by an indi-
vidual who must be the greatest Redneck economist since
Jesse James.

This frontier financier goes by the name of T. J. Birken-
meier, and he calls himself, "A creative guy,and citizen of
the Republic," A modest title, indeed, for one with such phe-
nomenal insight into the economic uncertainty that con-
cerns us all.

As most of us know by now, the federal government is plan-
ning to invest(?) billions of taxpayer dollars to rescue some
of the major financial institutions whose failure, it would
appear, could cause an economic collapse of the sort not
seen sirice 1929. The only issue in Washington at this point is
who gets rescued and who gets hung out to dry% other than
the individual taxpayer, who is not even being mentioned
among those who might possibly be spared the agony of de-

T. J. Birkenmeier to the rescue. He says leave the big finan-
cial institutions to lick their wounds and give the money to
the people. And here's how this would work:
T. J. figures our total population to be about 3SQmillion, of
which approximately 200 million are legal (18 & older)

Working with a figure of $85 billion (with a B) for the pro-
ject, we would allocate $425,000 to each recipient. As one
might expect, this stipend would not be tax-free, and the IRS
would recoup

$127,500, assuming a tax rate of 30 percent, still leaving each
citizen with a hefty windfall of $297,500. This, in turn, would
leave the government with a $25.5 billion return on their in-
vestment in the American people.

Well, actually that would leave the government out $59.5 bil-
lion, but in terms of the return government usually gets on
their investments, it really ain't all that bad.

So, now you've got 200 million people, each of whom has
nearly 300 grand to spend. And you think that wouldn't get
the economy back on its feet?

Intriguing as T. J.'s idea is, it does present certain problems.
For example, the qualifying age of 18. Let us suppose the pol-
icy were to take effect on March first of next year. Now, let's
suppose that you (and several thousand other people) were
born on March 2, 1991. You would have missed the gravy
train by one day Consider also how many millions of other
teen-agers were born a few days or even a few years too late.
If you think we have unruly teen-agers in our midst today,
imagine what would happen given that scenario.

Of course, the benefit could probably be pro-rated back to
the day you were born. And after all, $85 billion, is a drop in
the bucket compared to the figures that are being tossed
around in Washington these days, so the entire benefit could
be quadrupled and still leave the politicians a few billion
with which to amuse themselves while the rest of us are en-
joying the cash flow back in our direction for a change.
"Birk," as our philosopher/friend calls himself, did specify
that recipients of this unique largesse be U.S. citizens, so I
am assuming the illegals wouldn't be getting a piece of the
action. So, of course they'd protest, but so what? They're al-
ways protesting as it is, so nothing much would change.

Who knows? It actually might work. In any event, it would
stand a better chance of putting some long green back in the
pockets of the people who earned it than anything the Wash-
ington politicians are likely to come up with.

Pretty is as pretty does.

Sby Kathy McKinney

Sure, sure, I kndw the financial industry is sinking
and dragging us all down with it like DeCaprio in that
horrid Titanic movie, but who can be depressed with
weather as beautiful as we've been having lately?
This is my favorite time of year; I love it when there is
a little chill in the evening, it's OK to turn off the A/C
and open the windows wide to the distant smell of a
neighbor burning leaves...with the promise of Octo-
ber, L.L. Bean catalogs and Halloween candy corns in
the air. Life doesn't get any better than this. Simply

I did, however, drag myself out of the hammock to
watch the Presidential debates Friday night, and all of
the endless analysis on all the news channels about
who won, or didn't win, and who was relaxed, and
who stuttered, who had on the prettiest tie, etc. that
has been a constant drone on news television since
then. The main thing I took away from all of it was a
simple question: "What's wrong with you people?"

It sounded much more like an episode of "What Not
To Wear" than in-depth political analysis of the facts.
A female "expert" journalist on one panel I watched
said that since Obama hadn't done anything obviously
stupid, that he won the debate, be-
cause he was the tallest and the "What a strange
most well-spoken. The tallest? W*
...excuse me? Another one went on suppo:
to say that McCain looked "old and goodness! A b
tired," like that was something im-
portant. Since when did style be- utters absur
come more important than sub-
stance in how we select the man
who is going to be the next leader the
of the democratic world? When
did it become more important how
smoothly someone says something
than what he says? Are we, as a Leo Nik
nation, truly that shallow? If Oba-
ma wins, will it be because he's
tall, slim and good looking, or be-
cause McCain is short, balding and battle-scarred? Do
we place having symmetrical facial features and a
Bowflex body above true character and grit? If it is,
then we, the American people, surely deserve whatev-
er socialistic nightmare of a welfare society that we

The debate wasn't easy to watch. Both candidates
kept repeating themselves. Both took turns mindless-
ly hammering at the "talking points" they had oh-so-
obviously been trained to repeat at every opportunity.
It can't be just me that found this behavior both in-
sulting and annoying. Apparently the people who run
campaigns think that the American voter is so stupid
that you must beat them over the head with a bat in
order to drive your message home. Maybe they figure
that most voters are too lazy to actually watch the de-
bates, so they must try to get at least some part of
their message to fit into a 10 second CNN sound byte.

Whatever their reasoning, it was obvious that Obama
at least was erring on the side of promising "bread
and circuses" to the voter in exchange for votes. It's a
time-honored political ploy, to be sure, but you would
think in this age of information-at-your-fingertips
technology, that no voter worth his hanging chad
would fall for it. Any time I hear a politician (no mat-
ter what party he works for) going on and on about
the "needs of the American family," I put on my men-
tal hip-waders, because I know the manure is about to
start piling up.

WW II Veteran and Proud of it

The World War II Veterans Club invites all veterans
to meet Thursday, October 9th at Billy-Jack's Restau-
rant, 143 E. Noble Ave, Williston at 11:30 a.m. We will
have Joyce Tarnow as a guest speaker.

We had an excellent turn out at ABC Pizza last month,
with some 34 members and guests attending. Col. Phil
Newman was impressed with the size of our group as
compared to the Alachua organizations he associates

Come join the camaraderie, we'd love to see you there.
If you have any questions call Billie Cooper, 352-493-
9368, or Dot Halvorsen, 352-542-7697.

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Quoth Obama: "And there are folks out there who've
been struggling before this crisis took place. And
that's why it's so important, as we solve this short-
term problem, that we look at some of the underlying
issues that have led to wages and incomes for ordi-
nary Americans to go down, the -- a health care sys-
tem that is broken, energy policies that are not work-
ing, because, you know, 10 days ago, John said that the
fundamentals of the economy are sound."

OK, can somebody send me a kid who made a C+ or
better in Logic 101? Anybody? (And maybe an expert
in manners, because I found it extremely rude that
Obama kept calling McCain "John" while McCain
called him "Senator Obama.) Because just looking at
this one quote, you can't help but wonder how the me-
dia isn't jumping on rambling and unintelligible state-
ments like these. Since I guess I'm the media in this
case, I'll give it a go. I covered health last week, so I'll
skip that one. The things that have caused American
wages to drop are a) unchecked illegal immigration b)
companies outsourcing jobs overseas because labor
unions make it too expensive to make products state-
side, and c) environmental, employment and tax regu-
lations in the US that make it more expensive to run a
business here, and d) the pathetic state of the Ameri-
can education system. It doesn't take a rocket scien-

e illusion it is to
se that beauty is
beautiful woman
cities: we listen.

tist to realize that all of these things,
with the exception of the Bush ad-
ministration's depressing record on
immigration reform, arethe fruit of
years and years of liberal, democrat-
ic whining.

Where do paychecks come from?
and we hear not Businesses, of course. What's a busi-
absurdities but ness? An entity that makes a product
or service and then sells it in order to
wise thoughts." make a profit. Very good, boys and
girls. Those were easy ones. So tell
olaevich Tolstoy me, why, when you call tech support
at Dell, does "Bob" in India pick up
the phone? Because it's cheaper to
hire Bob, with his Master's Degree in
Engineering in Bhopal, than it is to hire a kid who
squeaked through State U in seven years with a BA in
Medieval French Art in Kansas City, that's why. Bob
is better trained, has better math and science skills
because his non-unionized teachers had serious de-
grees in actual academic subjects instead of "fluff"
degrees from "Schools of Education," and Bob doesn't
Demand a two hour lunch break because his Union
says so.

If you're running a business, you want to make your
widgets as cheaply as you can, in the most business-
friendly environment that you can. Due to years of
democratic "reform," the US is not the manufacturing
powerhouse that it could (and should) be, and the
workers here are suffering for it. As for energy policy,
who is it that has fought offshore drilling, new nu-
clear plants, new oil refineries and clean coal? Who
demanded that Fannie & Freddie make home loans to
questionable risks in the name of "hbmeownership"
and "diversity?" Oh, yes, that would be the democrats
and theirliberal environmental wacko buddies. In
short, Mr. Obama, what is driving down the wages of
the American worker and what helped put us in this
energy mess is good-looking, smooth-talking, Harvard
Law School educated guys like you, who "care' so
much for the American family that you're starving us
to death.

PS. To Mr County Motor Grader Guy who was work-
ing on the road behind Poor Boy's old store--thank you!
It was above & beyond, and I appreciate it!!--ed


In my difficult time I would like to thank businesses,
City, County, Individuals, Larc Board of Directors,
Group Home'Operators, Clients, Staff, Family and
friends for all of your acts of kindliness, cards food, do-
nations, and most of all being there fore me. Words
can't express how much I appreciate to know that I.
have someone that cares.

-Betty J. Walker and Family

The Class of 1958 invites you to join them to
celebrate their 50th reunion
A picnic at:
The Sunset Place
115 S.W. 1st St.
Steinhatchee, FL
(Across the street from Roy's Restaurant)
October 18, 2008
1-4 p.m. .
If you are local, please bring a side dish or dessert and a
lawn chair. If you are coming from a:distaice,
please just come and be our guest.,

We look forward to an afternoon of
fun and reminiscing.
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Thursday October 2, 2008

Law Enforcement



Cross City Den
Stephen M. Henry,

Williams, Paul Stephens, 37, A. Sutton, VOP- Sexu-
al Battery
Forbes, Frederick A, 37, USMS, Hold for USMS

Land, Stephen J, 30, Reed, VOP- Crimes against
Bentley Marion Eugene, 44, Sutton, FTA-DWLSR
Anderson, Joel Anthony, 31, Sgt. Simmons, Poss of
Controlled Substance
Hooper, William Jackson, 21, Capt. Oneal, Bur-
glary (Armed), Grand Theft, Dealing in stolen prop-
JUVENILE, 16, Simmons, Burglary, Trespass, Theft,
Grand Theft, Trespass
JUVENILE, 13, Simmons, Grand Theft, Trespass

Warner, Victor Manuel, 25, Ganus, DWLSR
Sadler, Joshua D, 21, CCPD 104, Retail Theft, Poss -
20 Grams Cann
Conlin Sr, John Robert, 64, FHP Woods, DUI
Dolin Charles Leonard, 37, Matthis, DWLSR; At-
tach Tag not Assign, Poss of Drug Para
Soria,, Jimmy T, 44,.DelgadoDWLS.
.. ... .....09-27-08 .":
Smith Steve C, 36, 54-14 Child Abuse, Disorderly
Intox, Ressting officer w/o violence
Braswell Dennis W, 45, R. Downing, Batt Domes-
tic, Assault Domestic
McCann, Lindsey, 25, R. Downing, Disorderly Con-

NOTE: It is the policy of The De County Advocate to rer,;:.e ori ,'ur
ja log the name of any person orpersons at the r n.- .if
heir immediate famre .

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French National Sentenced In International
Stolen Art Conspiracy Involving Paintings By
Monet, Sisley, And Brueghel

FHP Seizes
Assault Rifle

FHP's Corporal Richard
Nardiello arrests
a suspect with a
loaded AR-15.
When Corporal Richard
Nardiello saw the driver
of a 2008 BMW M6 ille-
gally parked in a handi-
capped space, he asked
him for identification.
The subject produced an
expired concealed
weapons permit to use
as I.D. Trooper Nardiello
then asked if he had any
weapons in the vehicle.
The subject responded
that he had a gun next to
him on the seat of the
car. Corporal Nardiello
saw a fully loaded 9MM
next to the subject in an
open holster between the
seat and the driver, and
asked if he had any oth-
er weapons. The subject
said "No." Corporal
Nardiello conducted a
driver license check that
revealed 20 suspensions
since January 2008.
The suspect was imme-
diately placed under ar-
rest and the vehicle
searched. When the
right front passenger
seat was moved forward,
a fully loaded AR-15 with
a laser mounted on the
front of the weapon was
found. A small amount
of cannibas residue was
also found on the floor-
board and rear bup hold-
er attached to the center
The suspect was
charged with two counts
of Carrying a Concealed
Firearm Drivin while
License Suspended, Pos-
session of Drug Para-
phernalia, and Improper
Parking in a Handi-
capped Space.

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MIAMI A French citizen was sentenced
here today to 62 months in prison fol-
lowed by three years of supervised re-
lease, $200 special assessment, and an or
der of restitution for conspiring to
transport four stolen paintings and visa
fraud-after joint investigation by U.S. Im
migration and Customs'Enforcement
(ICE), Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI), French National Police and the
Spanish National Police
The conspiracy charge of Bernard Jean
Ternus stemmed from the August 5, 2007
armed robbery at the Musee des Beaux-
Arts, also known as the Museum of Fine
Arts, located in Nice, France. The armed
robbers stole the following four original
paintings: "Cliffs Near Dieppe," by
Claude Monet- "The Lane of Poplars at
Moret," by Alfred Sisley; "Allegory of
Water" and "Allegory of Earth," both by
Jan Breughel the Elder.
Ternus previously admitted in open
court during a plea hearing that from
August 2007 through June 2008, he and
his co-conspirators worked to sell the
stolen paintings to undercover agents of
the Federal Bureau of Investigation and
an undercover officer of the French Na-
tional Police.
According to documents filed in court,
Ternus had several meetings in the fall
of 2007 with undercover FBI agents dur-
ingwhich he negotiated the sale of the
stolen paintings. During these meetings,
Ternus told undercover FBI agents that
his associates stole the paintings and
that he needed to find abuyer for the
paintings which were then located in
southern France. On January 5, 2008
Ternus arranged with undercover FBI
agents to meet in Barcelona, Spain with
the people in France who were holding
the stolen paintings.
On January 19, 2008 Ternus met in
Barcelona, Spain with undercover FBI
agents and an unindicted co-conspirator
who had traveled from France to
Barcelona for this meeting. There, Ter-
nus and his unindicted co-conspirator
negotiated a two-part transaction with
the undercover FBI'agents. They would
sell all four stolen paintings to the un-
dercover agents for a total of 3 million
(Euros). Two of the paintings would be
transferred in exchange for 1.5 million
(Euros), and the remaining two paint-
igs would be transferred on a separate
date for 61.5 million (Euros). The defen-
dant and his unindicted co-conspirator
the two-part
al, PA transaction
AM, A to create
DMD. leverage with
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ment in the event anyone was arrested
upon the sale of the first two paintings.
If this occurred, they intended to use the
remaining two paintings to bargain for
-the release of anyone who was arrested.
After the January 19 meeting in
- Barcelona, Ternus returnedto South
Florida and had several more meetings
with undercover FBI agents to discuss
the terms, structure, and logistics of the
transactions. Then, on April 16, 2008, two
of Ternus' unindicted co-conspirators
arrived from France via Madrid, Spain.
Two days later, on April 18, during two-
hour meeting with undercover FBI
Agents aboard a boat docked in Broward
County, Ternus and the two unindicted
co-conspirators reviewed the details of
their sale of the stolen paintings to the
undercover agents. One of Ternus' unin-
dicted co-conspirators said he hid the
Monet and the Sisley paintings separate-
ly from the two Brueghel paintings, and
suggested that they couldthreaten to
tear up the Monet and the Sisley if po-
lice surrounded them after the first
transfer. Following a second meeting on
April 20 2008, involving Ternus, the two
unindicted co-conspirators, and under-
cover FBI agents, the two unindicted co-
conspirators returned to France. Shortly
thereafter, one of Ternus' unindicted co-
conispirators arranged to have the trans-
fer of the stolen paintings and the trans-
fer of the purchase money occur in
southern France.
On May 16, 2008, one of Ternus' unin-
dicted co-conspirators met in Carry le
Rouet, France with an undercover offi-
cer from the French National Police who
was believed to be a representative of
the undercover FBI agents. He showed
the stolen Sisley painting and one of the
stolen Brueghel paintings, "Allegory of
Water," to the undercover officer. The un-
dercover French National Police officer
agreed to purchase the stolen paintings
on behalf of the undercover FBI agents.
On June 4, 2008, when the final transac-
tion was to occur, the French National
Police arrested Ternus' co-conspirators
in southern France, FBI and ICE agents
arrested Ternus in Cooper City, FL and
the French National Police located and
Recovered all four stolen paintings from
inside a van in Marseilles, France.
In addition to the conspiracy charge re-
lating to the stolen artworks, Ternus
also previously pled guilty to a visa
fraud charge before U.S. district Court
Judge Cecilia A. Altonaga in Miami, FL..
Durmg the plea, Ternus admitted that
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Karam on October 4 at 11:00 A.M. at the Tom-
my Usher Center on Cedar Key Higway in
Chiefland, Fl. You may call 356-2432 for direc-
tions. All friends and family please join us to
celebrate and remember his life.

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Thank you to the citizens of the Town of Cross City for your votes and choosing me as City
Council. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to serve you. I look forward to the task with excitement and
humility God bless you all, thank you.
Dorothy (Dot) Smith

Thank You
Thank you to the citizens of Cross City for returning me to the City Council for a term of four years.
I especially thank you for your words of encouragement and interest in city government. I pledge me best
efforts toward continuing to improve our City and helping to make us all proud.
Thank you,
Kay Harden

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Benefit Dinner for
Ila Valentine

Friday, October 3rd at
Cross City Park
11:00 A.M. 2:00 PM.

Fried Mullet, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Roll, and
Dessert. Tickets are $5.00 each, and are available
at the-front counter of Foodland, or at H&H
Chevron between 2:00 and 10:00 P.M. see Stacey
All proceeds will go to help with Ila's medical
Deliveries to all local businesses in Cross City
and Old Town,or you can eat at the park.
On August 30th, Ila Valentine was severely
burned on her face, neck, hands, arms, legs, and
feet by hot grease. She has had two surgeries,
grafting skin onto her burns. The road to recov-
ery will be long, with many more visits to the
burn center, along with several compression
garments for the areas to which skin has been
If you would like to help, or have any ques-
tions, please call Debby at 542-0451. Leave a mes-
sage if there is no answer.

Lena Storey

Jesse Bostick
(Sit down or waCk in)
Place: Faith Baptist Church on 55-A
When: T'uesday, October 14th
Time: 7:o0 pm
Lena is registered@ Bed'Bath &' Beyond, andWal-'Mart
Shower Coordinator-Astley PendarvisL 352-542-4914

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Thursday, October 2, 2008

From BEARS, page 1 point attempt is blocked
and they settle for six

Cassidy goes to work
again and the Bears lead
at the three minute
marklo-0. Godbolt and'
Harris put tremendous
pressure on the Williston
Quarterback and the
Bears have the ball back
in four plays. With just
under two minutes, Scott
breaks out to mid-field
and sets the stage for
Keene to hold the ball and
sneak it downfield for the
touch down. Cassidy
makes the easy kick and
Bears increase their lead
to 17 unanswered points.
The first period is down
to less than one minute
when the Devils catch
wind and score them-
selves to bring the Bears reality The extra

points at the end of the
first quarter.

Dixie County has the mo-
mentum built from the
first quarter and at 11:49
in the second Rod Scott
rings the bell and scores
for his first six of the
night. The Zack attack is
unleashed for one more
point and the Bears are
leading 23-6. The Bears
kick off to Williston and
on the second play Wilker-
son of the Bears, recovers
a fumble. Keene gives the
ball to Scott who just
dances into the end zone
for six more Bear points.
Cassidy receives his first
failure of the night when
his point after attempt is
blocked but the

Should'l she be woikil(J?

Bears are leading by a
comfortable margin of 30
to 6. The kick off to the
Devils is caught and with-
in seconds the Devils
score, closing the gap by
seven to make it 30 to 14.
Five plays later the Bears
add to their side of the
score board, 37 to 14.The
clock wound down to the
last two minutes of the
first half. The Bears are
covering the Devil receiv-
.er and tip the ball away
right into the hands of an-
other Devil player who
scores. The Devils, closing
the gap again on the
Bears, are closer 37 to 22.
The Bears receive the
kick off, six plays later
Keen on a keeper gets the
first down in Williston
territory Scott moves the
ball to within 30 yard line
with less than
four seconds
left in the
half. Fresh-
men Kicker
Zack Cassidy
easily boots
in a field goal
from 38 yards
and the half
S ends with
Dixie in firm
control of the
game 40 to 22.

The Devils
come out in
the third
quarter and

in five plays score a touch
.down. The conversion is
blocked and the score is
40-28. At the start of the
forth quarter The Devils
close the gap with 36
Points to the Bears 40.
This is where the game
boils doWn to the last ten
minutes of play Keen us-
ing Scott and West man-
age to get within scoring
distance. Keen gives the
ball to Scott who scores,
Cassidy hits it again, and
the Bears pull ahead by
seven more, 47-36. On the
kick off the Devil receiver
turned on the speed and
runs the ball back for a
TD, narrowing the score
to within three painfully
close points. Keen and
company step up to the
task and at the six minute
mark Scott gets another
touch down. Once more
Cassidy hits the uprights
and the Bears pull away
53 to 44. The Devils re-
ceive the ball and deter-
mined to close down the
Bears, score in five plays,
this time they add seven
to their side, closing to
within two points of the
Bears. This places Dixie
County in a tough spot,

four minutes left ei-
ther to score or con-
trol the ball to the
end of the game.
Dixie holds the ball
for nine long plays,
helped along by four
penalties, they final-
ly give the ball back
to Williston. The
Bears defense ab-
solutely stops the
Williston drive and
the Dixie offense
take the ball with
two minutes to play.
On the first down Keen
gives the ball to Scott for
the touch down and as
you might have guessed,
Cassidy shoots from the
hip to boost the Bears to
61-52. The Bears con-
trolled the game from
here on out to best the
Devils one more year. The
final score 61 to 52.

Coach Wilkerson com-
mented that Williston was
a good team, fast as any-
one they had.played this
year. He said "We played
hard and I'm proud that
we hung in there. Our de-
fense play good and over-
all we are getting better.
We played better, tackled

harder and Keen played
real good. I can't remem-
ber such a high scoring
game." In the post game
stats, Scott posted 332
yards in 31 carries West
had 12 carries for 107
yards and Keen had 72
yards passing.

Next week the Bears face
the Jefferson County Pan-
thers in Monticello. The
Panthers will be looking
to win their first game of
the year in front of the
home crowd. Let's disap-
point them Dixie County
style. GO BEARS!

Oops! They
Did It Again...

Rangers Beat


The Ranger's are
now 4-0 as they continue on
their journey to SMAC. It
was 4 tough 1st quarter for
the Ranger's. Penalties were
called and they had to punt.
They didn't regain posses-
sion of the ball until the 2nd
Then it opened up.
Hunter Robson came in for
a sack. Daniel Thomas got
behind the line for two
sacks. After a hard battle
during the 2nd quarter,
Bradford slipped in for a
touchdown and their 2-point
conversion was good. They
had us 8-0 just seconds be-
fore half time.
After half time, it
was on. The Ranger's came
back strong and willing to
take over the game. Javonta
Jones had an explosive run
for a 55-yard touchdown and
Heath Montgomery in for 2
points. Dakota Hunt opened
up the defense with a quar-
terback sack.

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Bradford didn't give
up...they scored on a kick-
off return but their extra
point was no good.
Well they didn't
have anything on
us...Javonta Jones ran for a
60-yard touchdown and
again Montgomery in for 2
points. Now at the end of
the 3rd quarter the Ranger's
were up by 2 points.
Just when you
thought the Ranger's would
not score again, they put a
hurtin on Bradford. Jones
ran for a 50-yard touch-
down, our extra point try
was not good. Then Jones
scored our final touchdown
with a 45-yard run and un-
fortunately, no extra point.
Bradford went in
for their final score with
about 3 minutes left in the
game and the Ranger's
fought hard to hold them for
the win. As you can see,
Bradford is the only team
that has given the Ranger's
a run for their money. Join
us next Tuesday night in
Chiefland, Oct. 7. at 7 p.m...
The Rangers played Oak
Hall this past Tuesday
night. See next weeks story
for details.

By: Caleb Currie




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60-year Mason

Shamrock Lodge #268 Free and Excepted Masons pre-
sented Virgil Sirmons a 60 year pin and certificate his
son Michael put the pin on his father pictured from It
to rt front to rear Virgil sirmons, Michel Sirmons,
Hal Chewning, Keith Hancock, Lester Flaherty, John
Long. The ceremony was conducted by Eric Danials
a grand lodge officer and member of Joppa Lodge #4.
Shamrock Lodge meets the second and fourth Thurs-
day of the month in Nov and Dec only the first Thurs-
day will be met because of holidays.

David Elder, Larry Bierce, William Palow, Steve
Travis have started a Demolay Chapter Sponsored by
Gainesville # 41, High Springs Lodge And Shamrock
in our area this is for the youth anyone interested can
call David Elder at 352-221-4379 for information. The
first meeting at Shamrock was in September. The
next will be 12 Oct at Shamrock time 0200 pm.

Florida dove
hunters get
unexpected bonus
with higher bag

When Florida's first phase of
the mourning dove season
opens Saturday, Oct. 4,
hunters will find an unex-
pected bonus -- an increase in
the bag limit from 12 to 15
The daily bag limit is a com-
bined bag limit and applies
to both mourning' doves and
white-winged doves.
Prior to the 2008 hunting sea-
son, states had the option of
going with a higher bag limit
but fewer days of hunting.
This year the U.S. Fish and

Wildlife Service said states
could increase bag limits
without giving up hunting
Florida's three-phase dove
season runs 72 days. This
year it's Oct.. 4-27; Nov. 15-30;
and Dec. 13- Jan. 11, 2009.
Hunting during the first
phase is legal from noon to
sunset. Hunting is allowed
during the latter two phases
from 30 minutes before sun-
rise to sunset.

The 2008-2009 migratory bird
regulations for aove, snipe,
woodcock, rail, moorhen,
crow and early waterfowl
seasons may be obtained by
contacting the FWC's region-
al offices, or may be viewed
online at

Dixie County Library receives
over $1000 worth of children's
Thanks to the Dixie County Rotary Club and the
Libri Foundation.

On Wednesday, Septem-
ber 25, 2008, Cindy Bel- ~ 'S
lot, Dixie County Librar- )
ian, personally thanked
the Dixie County Rotary
Club for providing the
matching money for a
grant which allowed the
Library to receive over $
1000 worth of books for
children. The Libri
Foundation is a 510(c)(3)
non profit organization
that provides grants for
libraries in rural areas
County Librarian, Cindy Bellot
to purchase children's thanks the Club

Qualifying libraries can apply once every 3 years.
The Libri Foundation was established in 1989 for the
sole purpose of helping rural libraries acquire new
children's books and has donated over $3,500,000
worth of new children's books to more than 2,600 li-
braries. The Libri Foundation provides an extensive
list of available books, many of which have earned
top awards. Mrs. Bellot explained that as she selected
books for our library, she mostly tried to select books
she felt that the children would enjoy reading. As she
put it, "if a child enjoys reading, he will be a reader
for life."

The library received a total of 66 books. Some of the
books include, If You Give a Moose a Muffin, Insect-
lopedia, When Dinosaurs Came with Everything, No
Talking. All of the books are new and encased in
plastic to keep them clean. The inside cover of each
book has a plaque crediting the Dixie County Rotary
Club and the Libri Foundation for giving the book to
the library

The books are on the shelves now and ready to be
checked out. Come by the library any time between 9'
and 5:30 Monday through Friday or 9 -11:00 on Satur-
days, and check out one of
these new books for your A Heartfelt
child to read. Thank You
Thank You

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The members, volunteers
and furry friends of the
Dixie County Humane
wish to say a heartfelt
thank you to all those
who participated in, gave
a donation to or stopped
by to visit us at our
grand opening gala -
Four-legged Friends Ex-
travaganza. So many peo-
ple helped in so many
ways both large and
small, it was truly heart-

Almost every merchant
in Dixie County con-
tributed to the event. We
would like to say a spe-
cial thank you to all of
the following folks (in no
particular order):

Shamrock Veterinary
Advance Auto Parts
Badcock Home Furnish-
ings & More
Cross City Cleaners
Florida Forest Products
Creekside Farm Supply
Liles Ace Hardware
Tropical Fish Shop
Foodland Grocery Store
Dairy Queen
Charlene's Salon
Hair Masters
Dixie Music
Play Station Video


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Springhouse members
were busy last week with
workshops. The day
group did a project learn-
ing to do reverse ap-
plique with Valerie
Malkenas from
Gainesville. The night
group decided to make
pillow cases at their
Tuesday night meeting.
The sewing machines
were really working over-
time as they make the
magic pillowcases that
will be given to Shand's
cancer kids. Each visit
to Shands by one of the
cancer kids gets them a
new pillow case, It takes
many pillow cases each
week. These pillow cases
add wonderful color to a
room for someone that is
redecorating or just
needs to add a bright spot
to their home. They are

LA Salon
Riverbend Western Wear
Old Town Hardware
A&K Nursery
Allen's Nursery
Point of View Antiques
Lori Linn's Consignment
Gail's Cafe
Dixie Nut House
Hitchcock's Foodland
June Wood Florist
Paradise Pet Palace
Yuppie Puppies
You Dirty Dog Mobile
Groomer .*
Carr's Furniture
Hungry Howies
Miller's Marine
The Ladies at the Old
Town Dollar Store
B.J. Adkins, photograph-
M.E. Landress
Richard "Rick" Baker
Mike, Traci & Kilee Glid-
Nancy King
Gret'n Daughaday
Gale Lovelace
Stormy Knight
Paula Powers
Virginia Swierski

lugmaster Pest

RO. Box 1319
91 S.W. 12th Street
Cross City, FL 32628

easy to make and all
seams are enclosed. It
has been a great way for
Springhouse members to
use some of their fabric

Another quilting year is
fast coming to an end for
Springhouse Quilters. As
usual, it will be election
time for another group of
leaders. New ideas are
needed and with each
election, the new officers
will most certainly have
new quilting projects to
share. Annual member-
ship is also taken during
the election process.
Springhouse has enjoyed
a membership of approx-
imately 100 members for
the last several years.

For additional informa-
tion on Springhouse
Quilters, call Lois Scott

Gloria Howell
Leri Baird i,,- c: /i ::
Becky & David Miler
Glenda Robson
Jay Knox
Sonny Baker
Jerry & Mary Gardener
Mike Wilson
Mickey from Hitchcocks
Jennifer Hale
Michael Connelly
Tom Corcoran
Dave Barry
Ridley Pearson
Art Wyckoff
Anne Robertson
Lana Adele Baader
Yvonne Combs
Ruth Nott
Dave Barry
Kathy Kennebrook
John Thomas
Joy Fielding
Anthony Zenner
Nadine Lewis
Marilyn Shaw

Oh, and if you had a tick-
et for the door prize
drawing, please stop by
the Thrift Store to see if
your number won and
pick up your prize.

Dwayns "Top" Rollison
Owner- Opr rator


Office (352) 498-0064
Home (352) 498-1939


Page 6




The Owners (Glenn & Nancy Osteen) and
the entire staff of Creekside Farm Supply
would like to thank everyone who came by
to visit during our "Customer Appreciation
Saturday. Your continued patronage has
made our third year anniversary possible,
and we are looking forward to meeting all
your Farm Supply needs in the future.

A man travels the
world over in
search of what he
needs and returns
.home to find it.
George Moore


Bus Drivers and Substitute Bus Drivers are needed

If you have a high school diploma or equivalent and are interested, training will be
provided. The next training class is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 6,2008.
If you are interested in employment with Dixie District Schools, please contact
Michael Whittington, Personnel Director at 498-6141.


Page 7



The Dixie County Varsity and JV Cheerleaders will
be hosting a homecoming cheer clinic or girls be-
tween the ages of 4 and 12 years old.

The clinic will be held on October 13,14,and 15 at the
High School. Practice will last about an hour each
day The cost of the clinic will be $20.00 and this will
include a cheer t-shirt.

The clinic participants will be cheering at the Bear
Growl as well as part of the Varsity Homecoming
game. You may pick up an application at any of the
Dixie School front offices, from any cheerleader, or
call Melody Rollison for more information @ 498-1939.

FLORIDA ATTORNEY prescription or reim-
GENERAL SUES MERCK burse its expense. Vioxx
FOR MISLEADING purchases by the Florida
STATE AGENCIES OVER Medicaid program alone
DRUG MARKETING exceeded $80 million be-
tween 1999 and 2004.
Attorney General Bill The Attorney General's
McCollum today sued lawsuit claims Merck's
Merck and Company, Inc. costly promotional cam-
on behalf of Florida paign was intended to
state agencies damaged convince purchasers that
by the company's alleged- the drug was not only
ly deceptive marketing safe, but that they should
and promotion of one of demand it from their
its prescription health care professionals
drugs. According to the for pain treatment. The
lawsuit, the company's company also allegedly
repeated failure to dis- tried to intimidate physi-
close the adverse effects cians and researchers
of prescription drug who questioned the safe-
Vioxx while offering it to ty of Vioxx and may have
the state's Medicaid pro- misrepresented or con-
gram as a safe painkiller cealed published evi-
directly violates Florida's dence, including its own,
Deceptive and Unfair showing possible harm-
Trade Practices Act. ful effects of the drug.

Vioxx is a non-steroid The Attorney General
anti-inflammatory used contends that if the facts
to treat joint pain and about Vioxx had been
was one of the most known earlier, physicians
widely prescribed and ad- and their Medicaid pa-
vertised drugs until its tients would have chosen
removal from the market other, less expensive pre-
in 2004. The lawsuit fol- scriptions. The lawsuit
lows a three-year investi- demands restitution to
gation of Merck's promo- the State of Florida, plus
tional practices of Vioxx interest, for all state pro-
and alleges that, due to gram payments includ-
the company's marketing ing Medicaid reimburse-
practices, numerous state ments made for Vioxx
agencies approved the prescriptions. The law-
inclusion of Vioxx as a suit also seeks civil
covered or approved drug penalties of up to $10,000
and agreed to pay for the per violation of the law.

Cross City Dental, PA '
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(352) 498-7001


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and other prize winning cat
year 282 pounds in 3 hours)
and served along with cover
drinks. Sheriff Hatcher has
past four years. It is held at
Clinics and Fisheries abund

-- Event will feature home
and farm Traditions of'
North CentralFlorida --

Florida Department of
Environmental Protec-
tion, Stephen Foster Folk
Culture Center State Park
will host the annual Rural
Folklife Days November
5 7,2008

Rural Folklife days cele-
brates farm and house-
hold traditions that re-
main a part of family and
community life, especially
here in North Central
Florida. Local residents
demonstrate how to pre-
serve fruits and vegeta-
bles with home canning,
how to plait a cow whip
by hand and how to make
a hand sewn quilt. Addi-.
tionally, this year's event
will also feature a demon-
stration of hand-tied cast
nets by Stuart Pacetti, a
winner of the Florida
Folk Heritage Award. A
cane grinder operated by
a mule will press juice
from freshly harvested
sugar cane as the Harris
Family will boil the juice
down to make cane syrup.
The event is open to the
public from 9:00 a.m. until
2:30 p.m. daily Admission
is $5.00 per person:
School groups are encour-

annual Fishing
Imrock Vet

s to again host the Sher-
iff's Youth
Ranch's res-
idents and
staff for
Their annu-
al fishing
event Octo-
ber 11, 2008.
Fishing be-
gins at 0800.
Prizes will
be present-
ed for the
most fish
e "S Vcaught, the
largest fish
egories. Their catch (last
will be cleaned, cooked
red dishes and cold
hosted this event for the
the Shamrock Veterinary
iantly stocked fish pond.

aged to attend for a fun
and educational day revis-
iting how to make home-
made peanut brittle, or
how a blacksmith forges
iron into tools. Among
the educational activities
are the opportunities to
try quilting, play horse-
shoes, learn a local form
of the checkers board
game known as pool
checkers, how to churn
butter, and how to cast a
fishing pole. Most of the
demonstrations through-
out the day are designed
to allow children to partic
ipate in the activity.
Schools are encouraged to
pre-register by calling
(386) 397-7005.

Visitors will be able to
buy many of the items
that will be made during
Rural Folklife Days. Food
concessions willibe avail-
able. For more informa-
tion about the event, call
(386)397-7009 or visit the
web at wwwfloridas-

The event will take place:

10:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
November 5, 6 & 7, 2008
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park
White Springs, Florida
(Located on US 41, three
miles from 1-75 and nine
miles from 1-10)


Pure Water Wilderness Honors
Past-Chair Ralph Tyre

By Donna Creamer

During the September Pure Water Wilderness (Dixie,
Gilchrist, Levy
Tourist Devel-
opment Board)
monthly board t o *
meeting Donna
Creamer, Exec*
utive Director
for PWW, pre-
sented Ralph
Tyre, past 2006-
2007 PWW
chair, with an
embroider duf-
fle bag for ap-
preciation of
his dedicated
service as chair.
For over 5-
years, Mr. Tyre
has diligently served as a PWW board director repre-
senting Dixie County Ralph stands coplmitted in pro-
moting nature-based tourism.

Dixie County welcomes visitors with their rich cul-
ture and history as well this region is still pristine
and tranquil offering many visitors the opportunity
to explore or just sit back an relax. For more informa-
tion on Pure Water Wilderness visit our website at:



Approves FY
Work Plan

LIVE OAK, FL, Septem-
ber 25, 2008 The Suwan-
nee River Water Manage-
ment District governing
board adopted its FY
2008-09 Budget and Work
Plan at its meeting Tues-
day in Live Oak.

The approved budget
calls for a millage rate of
0.4399 mills, or about 44
cents per $1,000 of as-
sessed property value.
This rate remains un-
.changed from FY 2007-08.
There are no new staff
positions; therefore the
District's staffing level
will remain at 68 for the
18th consecutive year.

The total approved FY.
2008-09 budget is $69.8
million, reflecting a de-
crease of more than $12
million or a 15 percent
decrease from FY 2007-08
budget of $81.9 million.

This year's budget high-
lights several programs
of interest to the District

Implementation of
The Ichetucknee Partner-
ship (TIP) involving lo-
cal, voluntary and incen-
tive based initiatives to

support wise springshed
management within the
Ichetucknee Springshed.

Update and automa-
tion of digital Flood In-
surance Rate Maps
through funding provid-
ed by the Federal Emer-
gency Management Ad-
ministration (FEMA).

Continuation of the
land acquisition and
management program
which includes funds for
the Suwannee River
Wilderness Trail, R.O.
Ranch equestrian center
and restoration projects.

Continued develop-
ment of potable water,
stormwater and waste-
water systems through
the Quality Communities
program for 34 communi-
ties in the District.

Continued support
for the Suwannee River
Partnership cost-share
program to aid farmers
in protecting springs and
other water resources
through reducing nutri-
ent loads and improving
water conservation.

Work will continue to es-
tablish minimum flows
and levels (MFLs) for
rivers and springs, as
will data collection for
the District's rainfall,
groundwater and surface
water monitoring net-

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Thursday October 2, 2008

Be Election Ready

Know where your election day polling place is locat-
Keep your address and signature and other voter in-
formation updated with the Supervisor of Elections
Photo and signature identification is required by
law, or you will be required to vote a provisional bal-
lot. (101.043.F.S.)
A registered voter of Dixie County may cast their
vote one of three ways:
1. Early Vote--Starts October 20th through Novem-
ber 1, 2008, in the Supervisor of Elections Office.
2. Request an absentee ballot.. Voted ballot must be
back in Supervisor's office by 7:00 on November 4,
2008. Absentee ballots may be picked up five (5) days
prior to Election Day. A voter may pick up no more
than two (2) absentee ballots, other than immediate
family and must have signed note from the re-
3. On November 4th a voter may vote at their home

October 6, 2008...Book
Closingfor November 4th
election for new registered.
voters or party changes.

If you have any questions please call the Dixie
County Elections Office at (352) 498-1216 or email


Wednesday, September
17,2008 was the middle
school, FFA chapter elec-
tion for the four offices,
secretary, reporter, trea-
surer, and sentinel. Felic-
ity Mejeris was elected to
secretary, Megan Bell
elected to reporter,
Cheyenne Stemple elect-
ed to treasurer, and Cay-
lan Davis elected to sen-
tinel. President Kyndal
VanAernam and vice
president Kyle Lamar
were elected in May of
last school year. These
are your six Dixie Middle
officers for 2008-2009.
There will also be elec-
tions for chaplain next
Wednesday The six offi-

cers that have already
been elected attended
COLT (Chapter Office
Leadership Training) on
Friday, September 26 in
Lake City There, they
learned how to become
great leaders for the
chapter and for the fu-
ture they have ahead of
I would like to congratu-
late these six officers for
being elected in the Dixie
Middle FFA Chapter. Oc-
tober 10 there will be
BBQ pork dinners being
sold at the city park. You
can also see Mrs. Class at
the middle school to pur-
chase an ad to go on the
stadium cushions. These
will be sold at the varsity
football games. The dead-
line for these is this Fri-.

Attention RRMS Parents

Yearbooks are now on sale. Books are
$25.00 each until November 21st. The price
will go up after this date, so reserve your
child's copy soon.

Yearbooks can be ordered online at This is an easy
and convenient way to purchase your child's
book, Orders can also be at school.
Yearbook recognition ads for 8th graders are
due November 21st. If interested, contact
Macaele Wood at 498-1346.

Thank you, Thank you!! !

The Ruth Rain's Football team and their coaches would like
to take this opportunity to thank the following people for feeding our
team before their games.

Doug and Lisa Anderson for the Hamburger's & Hot Dog's
and for Mr. PJ Hope taking time to cook the meal.fior us.
Dewey Hatcherfor providing our meal at the Cypress Inn.
Tim & Nora Wimberly, Clay & Kathy Thomas, Craig Cow-
art and A-Wire Communications for providing subs from Subway.
Mary Cannon, Shelly Cannon, Lucas & Pam Barden, James
& Laura Colson, Randy & Pam Music for providing pizza from Hun-
gry Howie's.
Thanks to Billie Jo Beckham and Becky Bussard for provid-
ing drinks and a special thank you to Mrs. Colson for organizing the
meals for us.

Thanks again,

RRMS Coaches and Team

Dixie County
Historical Society to
Dixie Music Center

Dixie Music Center will
have its recital Sat. Oct.
4th at the Dixie County
Cultural Center in Old
Town. The recital will be-
gin at 4:00 in the after-
noon and will be com-
prised of our guitar stu-
dents, taught by Bruce
Miller, keyboard students
taught by Pauline Ross,
and fiddle students
taught by Trenda Gor-
don. We are proud of all
of our students and look
forward each year to giv-
ing them the opportunity
to show off the skills that
they have learned.
Scheduled to perform on
guitar are: Calista Am-
rell, Blake Apodaca, Jor-
dan Barden, Dylan Disch-
er, Courtney Douglas,
Scott Elder, Brian Elli-
son, Michael Forehand,
Tyler Forehand, Frankie
Machant, Ryan
Marchant, Jennifer

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There will be a class meeting on Wednesday,
Oct. 1st at 5:30pm and on Monday, Oct. 6th
at 6pm. Both meetings will be held at the
DCHS library. Please plan to attend.


Sj The Sophomore class will be sponsoring
I a BBQ Chicken Dinner on Tuesday,
C '" s November 4, 2008 from 11am 2pm
. SAiRT at the Cross City Park.
The menu will consist of grilled
chicken, green beans, homemade
EAT potato salad, rolls, and desert for $5.00
per plate. Tickets may be purchased
uC IIN from any sophomore student or you
many contact 498-2823 or 498-0759 for
More information.


The proceeds from this fundraiser will
go towards upcoming class functions.
Your support will be greatly appreciat-

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Sparacino, Clay Turner,
Kinsey Ward, Angel Wat-
son, and Conner Weeks.
Our keyboard students
scheduled to perform are:
Brianna Barden, Dee
Collins, Brooke Discher,
Jenna Holley, Dusty Mid-
dleton, Jacquelyn Myers,
MaShayla Rollison, Mor-
gan Rose, Katie Taylor,
Karah Sether, and An-
drea Wood.
Our fiddlers this year
will be: Emily Ellison,
Jennifer Harvard,
Nicholas Messina, and
Jeffrey Reed.
The Dixie County Cultur-
al Center is located on
the corner of 55A and
349S in Old Town in the
old Old Town Elementary
School's auditorium.
There will be a reception
following on the grounds.
We appreciate the Dixie
County Historical Soci-
ety's involvement with
qur recital and the use of
the beautiful auditorium.
The public is invited to
attend this event.

The varsity Bears would like to thank Herman Sanchez
Sr. and Shirley Jean & Clarence Davis for feeding the
team before last Friday night's game against Williston.

I would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to the Dixie
District Schools Bus Operators and Staff for the job
you do.
To all the parents who have children who ride Dixie
District School Buses, I would like to thank you for
your patience while
changes were
made to var- L-
ious bus
routes for
the safety of
Our chil- -
dren, and to ---'.'.- i
address our bud- i
get concerns. C
please be reminded that we are asking that
your child be present at the bus stop at least 5 min-
utes prior to the bus arriving.
Thank you,
P.J. Hope, Transportation Coordinator

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Thursday October 2, 2008

Stuff to


Rotary Club
announces plans
for Gun Show and
GIANT Flea Market

The Gun Show and Fall
Festival is scheduled for
the weekend of November
1st and 2nd and will be
held at the Trailrider's
Club in Cross City. This is
the third annual Gun
Show and promises great
opportunities for hunters
and gun collectors to in-
spect and purchase guns,
knives and other weapon-

New this year is a GIANT
Flea Market. Vendors of
all types are encouraged
to rent an outdoor space to
market their products.
Crafters, yard sale enthu-
siasts, food vendors and
miscellaneous vendors
have an opportunity to
participate in our GIANT
Flea Market. The space
charge for both days is
just $10.00 so it is a great.
opportunity to get rid of
some of your treasures
and make a few bucks for
Christmas. Reserve your
space now!

Mark your calendar now
for the weekend of No-
vember 1st and 2nd.

The Gun Show and Giant
Flea market is a project of
the Dixie County Roatry
Club, an international ser-
vice organization dedicat-
ed to "Service Above Self."
The funds raised at the
festival are used to sup-
port local service projects
as well as promoting good
will around the world.

For more information and
vendor applications, con-
tact Bob Anderson for
Gun Show applications at
352-542-3077, or call 352-
498-7067 for applications
for the GIANT flea mar-

Birds and
Blossoms by
Boat at Cedar
Key Festival

Cedar Key, quaint fishing
village turned birding
and paddling mecca, an-
nounces its fifth annual
Nature Coast Birding &
Wildlife Experience
(, Octo-
ber 3-5. The event promis-
es to bring yet another
weekend of top quality
speakers and guides from
University of Florida, US
Fish & Wildlife Service,
Eye of the Eagle
Wildlife Sanc-
tuary, and ..
Florida "Y

of Com-
merce hosts
their birding and
wildlife festival by boat
and kayak, in forests and
on the Gulf, on trails and
shorelines. Friday night's
social will offer keynote
speaker, Dr. Doug Levey
on "Blow-downs and
Drop-outs: Birds Off
Course" with light re-
freshments being served.
Saturday evening, Dr.
Dawn Miller of Sunset
Farms country Animal
Clinic & Eye of the Eagle
Wildlife Sancthary will
bring her rehabilitating

birds of prey Dawn will
share the natural history
of the spectacular birds,
and allow us a close-up
look. Again, refresh-
ments will be served.

A most engaging and cap-
tivating guide for the na-
tive plant walks, Dr. Co-
lette Jacono will share
her passion-for native
plants and point out any
exotic plants along the
way. Hop aboard and
travel with Captain Doug
to the Cedar Keys Nation-
al Wildlife Refuge rook-
ery, and into the backwa-
ters for a wide variety of
birds. Ranger Pam and
Florida Master
Naturalist In-
:. John Lo-
ohde will
.guide a
to the
~clm ae sla inds-
of Atse-
,, na Otie.
~raming your
camera for
spc hots of the 19
century cemetery. Owner-
operator tours of the
clam aquaculture indus-
try at Southern Cross are
among the many other
activities included in the
price of the event.
Go to and click
on the wide variety of
EVENTS to find descrip-
tions of each adventure,
then you can easily regis-
ter on-line or call 352/543-.
5600 for more informa-

Suwannee River Jubilee

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':-.October 2-4, 2008 k

The Dixie County His-
torical Society will spon-
sor our first QUILT AND
vember 1, 2008. It will be
held in the Mary Eliza-
beth AndersonAuditori-
um at the Dixie County
Cultural Center. Hours
will be from 10:00 AM
until 4:00 PM. There is
no entrance fee. All are
come! .
quilt is ,. "
200 -4 / i\T
years ---
old. '

Come and enjoy the fel-
lowship and check out
the crafts and quilts. If
you have a quilt or craft
to display or sell, call
Evonne Cline at (352)

Attention All

There will be a political
rally at the Cross City
Park on Saturday,
November 1, 2008 begin-
ning at 1:30 PM.

Candidates will speak in
the order in which the
office appears on the bal-
lot. Food and drinks will
be available by one of the
school classes. '.

All candidates are invit-
ed. Each candidate will
be allowed to speak for
no more than five (5)

Old Town



Yard and

Bake Sale

October 3rd

and 4th


October 17

Lineup at 1:30, Parade starts at 3:00

for info: Will Garrett 498-6410 or 498-6452

Entry forms can be picked up at the
front office

POST 383

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 383, Old Town, is
cooking again! Once-monthly dinners kick off on
Thursday, October 2nd, with a hearty beef stew on
the menu including rice, choice of bread and
desserts, this is a meal you won't want to pass up.
Dinner will be served from 5-7PM, or until the beef
stew's gone, so get there early!

Also in October, a can drive is planned for the 24th,
25th, and 26th. Non-perishable food items will be
gathered for donation to the United Christian Ser-
vices, who will distribute them to those in need at
Thanksgiving and Christmas. At the same time, we'll
be collecting shacks and candy for the troops. Re-
member, no. chocolate, as it will melt! Initiation of
new members will be at the regular meeting on Octo-
ber 22nd, please try to attend and welcome our new
sisters in service.

And don't forget the Sock Hop, this Saturday, October
4th, from 4-8PM be there, or be square!

October 5, 2008



.:: e ,,, u, community this year!

Stand with thousands of pro-lifers
throughout the USA and Canada!
SBring the whole family! Rain or Shinel
Water, lawn chairs, umbrellas and strollers are welcome
Signs proclaim "Abortion kills Children," "Adoption the Loving Option," "Jesus
Forgives & Heals," "Lord, Forgive us and our nation, Abortion Hurts Women,"
"Life--the first inalienable Right" and "Pray to end Abortion."
Stand 25-30 feet apart. Do not park in front of an open business.
See for more than 1,500 locations in 1300 cities and towns
across the United States and Canada.
Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witnessof pro-life Americans stand-
ing for one hour praying for our nation and for an end to abortion. It is a visual
statement of solidarity by the Christian community that abortion kills children and
that the Church supports the sanctity of human life
from the
moment of conception.
Life Chains will form in front of Bell High School, Dixie County High
School and Mayo High School

at New Life

Open House
Pregnancy Center at 3:00 PM. You
are cordially invited.

9-5 Saturday Nov 1 and 2
.Trailriders' Club Cross City
Sponsored by the Dixie County Rotary Club

Call 352-498-3077 for more info

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Saturday, November 1 and 2
Trailriders' Club, Cross City
$10 per 15'x15' Space.
Sponsored by the Dixie County Rotary Club
Call 352-498-7067 to reserve




Acute & Chronic Disease Care Minor Surgical Procedures
SLaceration Repair Employment Physicals
SWell Child & Newborn Care Family Planning/ OB Care
SSchool & Sports Physicals School Health Services
STreatment for Asthma *Preventative Health Care
SWIC Coupons Dental Services
SLaboratory & X-Ray HIV Anonymous & Confidential Testing

SChild and Adult Immunizations
Attention Deficit Disorder Evaluation & Treatment.
SKiddy Corner Play Area for Children

Board Certified Pediatrician To Care For Your Children
Board Certified Family Medicine Practitioner to Care For Adults
Medical Providers To See Your Children At School




Thursday October 2, 2008

Real Estate, etc,

Support Our

Local Students

Kathyn McInnis, President of the Dixie Education
Foundation. Inc. and treasurer, Carol West, attended
the Consortimn of Florida Education Foundations
meeting in Orlando on September 26th. Membership
in the Consortium provides the opportunity for our
local Foundation to apply for matching grants of pri-
vate monies raised for special projects. Last year
members raised $12,500.00 which was matched 100%.
A total of $25,000 was presented to the Dixie District
School Board to be used towards the Kaplan progress-
monitoring program.

As with many funding requests, the budget for the
Foundation Matching Grant Program was cut from
$4m to $1.8m. However, your Dixie Education Foun-
dation has applied for $10,000 which MUST BE
are contacted by a Foundation members requesting
support for this program, remember your contribu-
tion is matched with State funding 100%. Funds are
expected in early Spring, so all monies must be raised

Make plans to attend the November 10th annual meet-
ing of the Dixie Education Foundation to find out

CORRECTION AND MEA CULPA: In last week's city
council story,, remarks were attributed to Ms. Buggs
that were made by another party. We regret the error.


352-542- 0 10 3


RRMS Student of the Month

Representing RRMS as Student of the Month for Au-
gust/September is: Taylor Hicks, Brian Marcks,
Nicholas Sparrow, Tyler Cannon.

Taylor Hicks is the daughter of Nancy Hicks-Tecken-
brock and Matt Hicks. Taylor is a pleasure to teach
because she is always prepared and eager to learn, as
well as respectful to her teachers and peers. She is in-
volved in many extra curricular activities such as
playing the saxophone in the school band, playing
soccer, swimming and reading. For a career choice,
she is thinking about pursuing occupational therapy
Congratulations, Taylor, for being selected Student of
the Month.

Brian Marcks is the son of Chris and Sabine Marcks.
Brian is well mannered, respectful, and always will-
ing to lend a hand to his fellow classmates and teach-
ers. He is consistently strives to make. good grades
and completes his assignments. Brian enjoys dirt
bike riding in his free time. After graduating high
school, Brian plans to earn a college degree and work
in the Air Force as a Fighter Pilot. Congratulations

Nicholas Sparrow is the son of Chuck and Sharon
Sparrow. Nick has shown tremendous improvement
in his academic performance. He is working hard and
has a great attitude. When away from school, Nick en-
joys playing video games, coin collecting and playing
basketball. His goal is to attend college in Ohio and
study chemistry and micro-biology Congratulations

Tyler Cannon is the son of Annie Mae Brannin.
Tyler's favorite subject is math. He works hard in his
classes and is respectful and courteous to his teach-
ers and classmates. He enjoys playing computers,
hanging out with friends, and playing in the mud.
Keep up the good work Tyler.

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The Dixie County Health Department is pleased to co-
ordinate with SRHEC to provide residents diagnosed
as diabetics with free classes. The classes will be
held at the Dixie County Health Department, Cross
City on October 7,14,21,28. Please register in advance.
Call Dixie County Health Department (352) 498-1360
ext. 114. The topic for each meeting will be different.
Please plan to attend each session.

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acre Great Price........$59,900

.14 in Suwannee-...$99,900
.25 wooded ac..........$4.900
.26 In Suwannee...$400,000
..48 wooded ac....... $14,000
.32 in Suwannee.....$25,000
.50 wooded ac........$20,000
.33 in Swuannee.....$28,500
2 wooded ac...........$32.500
2.73 wooded ac......$35,000
5 wooded acres......$39,900
2.65 wooded ac......$19,900
6.77 wooded ac.....$150,000
1 wooded acre......Z25.000
4.14 wooded ac.......$45,900
3.02 cleared ac........$45,000

27888 US Hwy 19
Old Town, FL32680 i i, ,
(352) 542-1111 (352) 542-1919 [il.

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Office/Tite Company
Building for Sale
Cross City, FL
Across from County Court
Established Law Office/Former
Title Company
Open since around 1930
Historic Brick Building
Newly renovated with tile and cherry wood
Upgraded central heat and airBacks up to Unit-
ed States Post Office, High Traffic
Established Law Office Phone number and fax
Lobby, Kitchen, Windowed reception, 4 large
offices, bathroom and work room.
Owner will entertain all offers be-
$135,000- $150,000
Will also consider Lease to Own or
Rent at rate of $1,100/month
By Owner
Contact (352) 356-3284
Serious Inquiries Only



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Garae ales,

yard sales

and moving sales,

383-isopenfrom 9amuntil 9pm.
The Legionnaires meet on the
3rd Wednesday of each month
and the Auxiliary meets on the
2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each
month; all 3 meetings at 7 pm.
SAL meets on the 1st and 3rd
Monday of each month at 7:30
pm. Live EAtertainment, every'
Tuesday night at 4 pm in the
lounge. For more information
call 542-2021.

Holy Cross Catholic Church -
Bingo every Tuesday evening
6:00 pm US. 19. Doors open at
6:00 pm. snacks available. Free
coffee. Rosary every Wednesday
at 6;00 pm. 352-493-9723

PREGNANT? Need help? Free
pregnancy test & confidential
counseling. Office hours: Mon-
day & Thursday llam4pm. Look
for our sign on Hwy 19, across
from Dixie Co. High School (352)
498-7776. Ufin

Forest Park Hill Community
Center- Has a Bingo every Mon-
day Evening, Doors open at 4:30
pm, games start at 6:30pm. Funds
are to support the center and

on the second Monday of each
month at noon. at the Public
Library in Cross City Call
498-2601 for info

.1,2, & 3 BR apartments.
Rental assistance may be
available.231 NE 97th St,
Cross City, FL. Call 352-498-3175,
TDD/TTY 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity


FURNISHED 1 and 2 BR Con-
dos for Rent. $750.00-$850. In-
cluded in price, water, cable,
internet, hot tub. Steinhatch-
ee, FL 813-677-9640.

available October 2 BR, Porch
on 5 acres, Thompson Road,
$350.00 nonth Call 717-762-0050

HOUSE FOR RENT. Fenced yard
in Cross City 1 BR, possible 2 BR.
$450 plus deposit. 407-891-1636.

3 BR House Furnished $400.00
month 498-4186.

City, 3 Bedrooms with heat and
air and ceiling fans. Stove and
fridge furnished. No large pets.
Rent $425.00 plus deposit. Call
352-498-3251 will be available first
week in October.

FOR RENT: Two bedroom bath
and 1/2, wood burning fireplace
in master, nice screen porch in
front, fenced back yard, 1g. shed.
$550 to move in. Can rent to own.
Call 352-542-1635 ask for Gerry.

HOUSE FOR RENT in Cross City
$450/month, only to Section 8.

home due to owner's illness. Also
1 Schnauzer Mix 498-2607.

bulls, all adults, mult-colors, call

DUNN RITE Painting-Pressure
washing, great work, great prices-
no job to big or small-Free esti-
mates-Lic. & Ins. Call 352-210-0122.

MARTIAL ARTS- Self Defense
Classes Kids/Adults. Gain con-
fidence. Respect. Fitness. $35.00
Registration fee, then only
$5.00/class. Free uniform. Larry
Taylor's Karate Traning Center,
Cross City 498-0048 Ufn

homes built on your lot. Visit our
sales and design center at 26761
SE Hwy 19, Old Town; open Mon-
Fri 10am-5pm. Lifetime Homes
(CBC017140) 352-542-8416.


MENT Get rid of that iron, odor,
and hard water! WATTS has the
water treatment that will give you
clean healthy water to cook with
and to drink for the entire family.
I guarantee our systems to re-
move the iron, odors and give you
pure clean water. No more iron
spots or dingy clothes. Financing
available with little or no money
down and low payments. We have
systems for every budget includ-
ing buying or renting your equip-
ment. For all of your water prob-
lems call your local WATTS deal-
er DAVID. B. DOWNING (352) 356-
0474 or (352) 498-2449. We service
what we sell! A member of the
Florida Quality Water.

North Central Florida for 16
years. Open Tuesday-Friday 8-4.
Saturday 8-12 or call for appoint-
ment anytime. located on 512 Av-
enue (behind McCrabb Church) 7
miles North of Old Town on Hwy
349. 542-3432 or toll free 1-877-542-

498-5982- or 210-0534. Call Miles or
Rick Licensed- Insured. Ufn

Jim's Pressure Washing/
Exterior Painting
You can easily pay more but I
guarantee you cannot receive bet-
ter service. Most pressure-wash-
ing jobs 10 cents sq ft or less.
Please call Pastor Jim Hurst (352)
498-3023 ufn

stall, Repair, & Networking with.
in Home Service! Call All Point
Computers at (352)210-1985.

Will care for your loved one in
your home, full time, part time,
CPR Certified CNA P 1-941-276-

Multi Family yard sale. Satur-
day Oct. 4, 8:00a.m., at the home
of Amy L. Landrum.
Located between Cross City and
Old Town. Turn down the Faith
Baptist Ch. Rd., take the first left
past the church- Look for signs.
Princess House, Longaberger
baskets, Tupperware, clothes-in-
fant to adult and much more.

YARD SALE: Saturday Oct 4 at
Debbie Brigman's house off
Horseshoe Road. Plus size ladies
clothes, little boy clothes, lots of
stuff. For more info call Debbie
After 5 PM at 498-5878 Time 8-12

Agape Church Hwy 349
North & 312th Ave, Furni-
ture, camping, tools, pool
table with supplies, lots of
misc. also picnic tables Oct
2nd through 4th 8am-2pm
any questions call 542-2728

Oct 4, 8 am-4pm Look for signs
on NE 349 Hwy, Misc Items

YARD SALE across from Mc-
Donald's. Sat Oct 4th 8 am until
? Julie Herring Ridgeway &

'YARD SALE. North end Spillers.
Highway Fri-Sat-Sun

YARD SALE: Saturday 10/4/08 7
am men, women & children's
sizes. Sweet potato pies, Janice
Hope's Home on Timbers Road.

YARD SALE. Saturday OCT 4th
8:30-5:30 Sunday Oct 5th 12:30 til
gone. Household items, every-
thing must go! 4 blocks behind
McDonalds. 35 SE 21st Ave, Cross

Furniture, clothes, tools, an-
tiques, lots of misc. 5485 SW
Hwy 358, Jena. Friday 3rd and
Saturday 4th, 8-6.

SE 452nd Street, Pedro Street, off
of 55A from 9 am til 2:00 pm Sat-
urday, Oct. 4th, Wooden full size
bed frame, sewing machine with
cabinet, and lots of other items.

FOUR WHEELER 2006 Polaris
Hawkeye, adult size. Automatic
Low miles, very nice, can deliver.
$3250.00 352-498-7128.


Mums 3 for $10, petunias and
snaps $16.00 per flat, lorope-
dalums 3 gallon $8.00, Kock out
roses 3 gallon $12.00. A&K Nurs-
ery Hwy 19, Cross City, Mon-Sat
9-5, 356-1189.

BABY SWING. In great condi-
tion, $150 OBO, Size 16 wedding
dress $350 OBO, King Size mat-
tress set $150 OBO 498-0770 or

grain fed, no hormones $1.50 per
pound plus slaughter, cut and
wrap. Available by 1/4, 1/2 or
whole. Evergreen Farm 352-542-
7135 or 352-498-7067

Home Health Care supplies, if in-
terested call 498-0164

& Pen, Rings, Call 498-0164.

FOR SALE: Newly remodeled
mobile home 2/1 on .48 acres,
minutes from Turner Point
Landing, won't last long
$53,500.00 Gall Today. 727-580-

dividual counseling and support
groups for women and offered
through Another Way, Inc Ser-
vices. are confidential and free.
Contact any of our Outreach of-
fices at 352-486-3305, 352-498-1293,
(386) 758-4843, or (386) 792-2747 for
an appointment or the location
and times or group counseling.
Another way, Inc. also provides
two 24-hour crises lines. Sexual
Assault 1-866-875-7983 Domestic
Violence 1-800-590-1119, informa-
tion and referral services, legal
advocacy, community education,
and professional training for law
enforcement, health Care and ed-
ucational personnel. Ufn

Faith Baptist
Church News

Today was a wonderful day at
Faith. The weather was gor-
geous, the crowd was large, and
the Spirit was moving among
us. Bro. Jackie brought his
usual two good messages. In
the morning service the special
music was done by Bro. Jim
Fisher and in the evening ser-
vice by the Crenshaws. Every-
one did their usual good jobs.
Our AWANA group is grow-
ing and the children are loving
it. If you have a friend or
neighbor who has little ones, be
sure and bring them out for the
Sunday night 6:00 PM AWANA
program and let them learn
about Jesus. It may be the only
chance they have to learn about
Him. These children are fed

night, 8:00 pm at eh fellowship
Baptist church, in Steinhatchee,
Florida. Ufn

AA MEETINGS-Monday nights,
8:00 pm, Cross City Church of
Christ, McArthur Street, across
from Gooding Funeral Home.
Call 1-800-613-0164 ufn

Wednesday at 10:30 at St. Al-
ban's Church in Chiefland.
For information, call Becky
Kelly 352-682-0351.

every Sunday night and there
are wonderful teachers working
with them after they finish eat-
ing, teaching them about Jesus
and the Bible.
We have an upcoming revival
beginning with the morning
service October 19th and going
through Wednesday night Octo-
ber 22nd. The evangelist will
be Bro. Gene Coon. Mark your
calendar so you don't miss this
important date.
If you were visiting with us
today and are looking for a
church home, we invite you to
share ours. If you were just
passing through, -we invite you
back anytime. Our visitors are
very special people.
Remember this week to pray
for the sick in and about our
community. the ones in the hos-
pitals and especially the lost.
We will be looking for you next

The Walker Family in Concert
at the Friendship Chapel Church of God
in Steinhatchee, October 4th at 7:00 pm.

The Walker Family have been full-time in the min-
istry for 19 years. They have sent out several songs to
Nationwide Southern Gospel Radio, their latest is
"He's the Shepherd." On a recent tour, the Walkers
were honored to be in concert in Washington, D.C. at
the National Capitol.

Everyone, no matter what denomination, is welcome.
Please come join us.

hab is looking for RN's FT and PT
for the 10pm to 6am shift and the 6
pm to 6am shift. If interested,
please call Liz Montgomery at
498-2005 or stop by to fill out an ap-
plication. Ufn


We will Train 17-34 year old H.S.
Grads, to learn electronics, me-.
chanics, aviation, welding, fire-
fighting, and more. Receive Ben-
efits at start; Salary, room and
board, medical and more. No ex-
perience required. For more info
Call 1-800-342-8123, Mon-Fri

Capital City Bank is here for you.

The financial industry is rapidly changing, yet the Capital City Bank way of doing business

remains the same. Despite the current economic environment, we operate from a position

of strength and in the best interests of our clients. We take this responsibility very

seriously. You can trust your Capital City bankers to make decisions that are right for you

and for our community. Our doors are and will be open for you.

) Capital City


Member FDIC More than your bank. Your banker.

Three Day Revival at
Old Town First

October 5th, 6th, and 7th,
Evandelist Bill Bozeman
will be in Revival at Old
town First Baptist, begin-
ning Sunday morning at
11:00 a.m. Monday and
Tuesday night services will
begin at 7pm. Tuesday
night prior to the service
we will have our monthly
fellowship dinner begin-
ning at 6pm. Please come
and.join us, you will surely
receive a blessing!


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Thursday October 2, 2008


Redneck Tech
by Eli Loy

Open Source

Jets and

the DOJ

features, but it's a darned
I was having a look at tank for holding a liqui-
the United States Depart- fled gas. Not exactly
ment of Justice's website something that screams
and came across an inter- national security matter.
testing peice of informa-
tion. The good ol' DOJ In further defense of
has charged a Virginia Shu, the U.S. has recently
Physicist, Shu Quan- released to the public the
Sheng with illegally ex- assembly instructions for
porting technical data re- the F-35 fighter jet. Now...
lated to the design and just think about that. We
manufacture of a "Stan- get all upset about a fel-
dard 100 M3 Liquid Hy- low helping the Peoples
drogen (LH) 2 Tank," and Republic of China con-
illegally providing assis- struct a giant LP tank,
tance to foreign persons but we broadcast to the
in the design, develop- entire world the plans for
ment, assembly, testing or a highly effective jet air-
modification of the "Stan- craft... one that has guns,
dard 100 M8 LH2 Tank" even.
and related components
of fueling systems for a Of course, even you can
foreign launch facility view the instructions to
Now, Shu doesn't seem to build a fighter jet in your
be a very Virginia-ish own living room. You can
name, and I suspect he see the plans at
may actually be from Chi-
na, which is who he /creations/link/10055
helped to build this
"Standard 100 M3 LH2 I wouldn't get too excited
Tank". though, the list of materi-
als needed include 29,036
Now, lets just look at pounds of composite, alu-
what a LH2 Tank actually minum, titanium, and
is. Well... I guess we can't miscellaneous alloys for
because it seems to be the fuselage, and a Pratt
classified, HOWEVER, re- & Whitney F135 after-
gardless of the "Standard burning turbofan. I don't
100 M3" designator, it think our local Wal-Mart
comes down to LH2 Tank. currently stocks those
That is a liquid hydrogen items. A foreign nation,
tank, not dissimilar to an with access to reasonable
old fashioned LP tank amounds of funding,
like you have laying however, could...
around in your back
yard. I'm sure it's much This just in...
larger and lighter, and
probably has more nifty IChemo? According to

some weslues anut a
study by the French,
your MacBook Pro might
kill you. Apparently users
have been detecting a
musty odor emanating
from the laptops, and ac-
cording to a report at
pple/?p=2319 it is suspect-
ed contain toxins includ-
ing benzene. According to
the study is could cause
leukemia, as well as other
health issues. A link on
the page directs one to a
forum where a user is
discussing the odor as
early as May 16th of '07.
According to the French
study the chemical fumes
are only associated with
MacBook Pros built be-
fore 2008. Mac has yet to
confirm or deny the alle-

The odor is described as
a musty smell, or in the
words of the forum user
"he best comparison I
can make is if you would
pour water on your car-
pet in the middle of the
summer and let it go for a
few days. That musty,
mildewey smell."

So, if you use a MacBook
Pro built before 2008, and
you seem to smell some-
thing while operating the
computer, you might
want to consider contact-
ing Mac to see what they
reccomend... perhaps a

Big Brother is

Watching You:

And, of course, your goats.


da Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services Commis-
sioner Charles H. Bron-
son today announced the
upcoming implementa-
tion of a new rule regu-
lating the identification
and intrastate movement
of sheep and goats. The
rule, effective October 10,
is designed to prevent the
spread of scrapie, a fatal,
degenerative disease of
the nervous system in
these animals.

The rule requires that all
sheep and goats moved
intrastate for any reason,
or when there is a change
of ownership, must be
identified by their

flock/herd of birth, or if
that information is un-
known, by the flock/herd
from which they originat-
ed. Only identification
methods approved by
the United States De-
partment of Agricul-
ture (USDA) can be
used. These include offi-
cial USDA ear tags, iden-
tification tattoos, or im-
planted electronic mi-

The new rule is being
done in conjunction with
the USDA's Scrapie Erad-
ication Program, which
provides standards for
state and federal govern-
ments and the industry to
monitor, control and
eradicate the disease
from domestic flocks and
herds in the United
States. The USDA regu-
lates interstate movement
of sheep and goats but
the state rule was neces-

sary to ensure the same
standards are followed
for animals moved within
the state's'borders.

"It is imperative that the
federal government and
all the states work togeth-
er on this eradication
program," Bronson said.
"In today's marketplace,
animals are often moved
to many locations. It's im-
portant to be able to
quickly determine where
they are from if they are
diagnosed with scrapie."

For more information
about Administrative
Code Rule 5C-29, the
scrapie rule, contact the
Department's Division of
Animal Industry at (850)
410-0900 or visit

Dixie County
Starts Season
Off With Big
On Saturday September
27th, the Dixie County Band
left for Leesburg at 6am, to
attend the 3rd
Annual Central Florida
Marching Arts Invitational.
Competing against 14 other
Florida marching bands, the
"Redcoat Regiment"(spon-
sored by Shamrock Veteri-
nary Clinic) made a great
showing with there 08/09
show "The Rise & Fall Of
Rome", and brought home
not one, but six top awards.
Results: With a score of 54.4
the Band received 2nd in
Class With a score of 81, the
Drum Major received a Su-
perior rating
With a score of 60, the Drum
Line received a Best In Class
With a score of 71, the Col- '

orguard received a Superior
Rating, & Best in Class.
The next time the "Redcoat
Regiment" will be compet-
ing is October 11th at the
Invitational at Chiefland
High School.
Please come out and support
your Dixie County Marching
The "Redcoat Regiment"
would like to thank every-
one who has supported them


in there endeavor,
Buddy Schofield
Will & Jamie Garrett
Shamrock Veterinary Clinic
James Valentine
Chris "Horace" Craft
Dana Cannon Johnson
& The D.C. Band Boosters
For any questions on how
you can help,or when and
where you can see this
amazing show,
please check out www.dix-



Tri-County Primary Care welcomes Dr. Jim Roberts to Cross City.

Dr. Roberts will be in Cross City for one day only -
Friday, October 3rd at 1:00 pm! Don't miss this opportunity!

Dr. Roberts is a board certified ophthalmologist and on Friday, October 3rd,
Dr. Roberts will be as near as your neighborhood and
as close as your phone.

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No'Stitch, No Patch, No Shot


Laser Vision Correction



From the recipe box of Liz
This recipe is a Pork Tender-
loin in an Asian style'sauce.
Very simple to make and you
don't have to buy a whole lot
of ingredients. I prepared
this with roasted potatoes
and cream style corn. My
son Joshua even ate it and
he doesn't eat anything but

Honey Glazed
Pork Tenderloin

1/2 cup honey
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoon brown sug-
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoons worch-
estershire sauce

2 (3/4 pound) pork ten-
Preheat oven to 450 de-
1. In a bowl, mix the honey,
soy sauce, brown sugar,
sesame oil, and worchester-
shire sauce.
2. Place the pork tender-
loins in a roasting pan, and
roast 15 minutes in the pre-
heated oven.
3. Remove pork from oven,
and baste with the honey
sauce. Reduce oven tempera-
ture to 350 degrees and con-
tinue roasting pork 45 min-
utes, basting occasionally
with the honey sauce, to an
internal temperature of 160

Elect Chad Everett for

Dixie County Sheriff

Fair, Equal and Professional

"A man you can talk to"

Political advertisement paid for and approved by Chad Everett, NPA, for Sheriff

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Thursday October 2, 2008


Legals, etc.

Regular Meeting- Dixie County
Commission Meeting Room
.October 2, 2008 10:00 AM

The Board of County Commission-
ers of Dixie County, Florida, will
meet on Thursday, October 2,
2008 10:00 AM in a regular meet-
ing in the County Commissioners
Meeting Room, in the Dixie Coun-
ty Courthouse, Cross City, Florida.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation and Pledge
to the American Flag

3. Approval of Commission
minutes from the regular meetings
of August 21st, and Septem-
ber 4th, 2008.

4. Jan Parkes, Family
Medical Practice
RE: Dixie County Walks

5. !Dixie County Times
RE: Acquisition of Dixie
County Board of County Commis-
sioners Legal Advertising.

6. Synergy Solutions
RE: Commission ap-
proval to re-apply to FCT for Spur-
geon Cheek Trailhead and
Suwannee River Hidden Camp-
ground sites.

7. Rita Harris, Harris Ad-
ministrative Services Inc.

8. Bailey, Bishop, & Lane

9. Tony Johns, Suwannee
Water and Sewer Manager

10. Bettie Gail Osteen, Indi-
gent Healthcare Agent

11. Joe Ruth, Solid Waste
Coordinator/ Mosquito Control Di-

12. Jerry Prater, Veterans
Service Officer

Big Bend Water Associ-


Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Trustee
under Pooling and Servicing Agree-
ment Dated as of October 1, 2004
Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certifi-
cates Series 2004-MHQ1, Plaintiff.
David A. Thomas; Unknown Parties
in Possession #1; Unknown Parties
in Possession #2; if living, and all
Unknown Parties claiming by,
through, under and against the
above named Defendant(s) who are
not known to be dead or alive,
whether said Unknown Parties may
claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs,
Devisees, Grantees, or Other
Claimants, Defendant(s).


To: David A. Thomas; ADDRESS

Residence unknown, if living, in-
cluding any unknown spouse of the
said Defendants, if either has re-
married and if either or both of said
Defendants are dead, their respec-
tive unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, creditors,
lienors, and trustees, and all other
persons claiming by, through, under
or against the named Defendant(s);
and the aforementioned named De-
fendant(s) and such of the afore-
mentioned unknown Defendants
and such of the aforementioned un-
known Defendants as may be in-
fants, incompetents or otherwise


Soil and Water Conservation District
Nature of Work

Coordinates educational programs for the
Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy Soil and Water
Conservation Districts (SWCD).
Works with the public in a professional
S manner to deliver information about
SWCD and partner programs and ser-

A. Training and Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent and
a valid Florida Drivers License
B. Knowledge, Skills and Abili-
The KSAs outlined below may be ac-
quired through post-secondary school,
technical training or college; minimum 2
years college preferred, although other
training and experience may substitute
for formal education.
Ability to communicate both
in writing and orally with a diverse group
of people, especially youth

Ability to use a computer and
various software programs, such as Mi-
crosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pub-

General knowledge of agricul-
ture and the environment

Knowledge of audio-visual

Apply with Mrs. Jackqueline Martin at the
Levy County Board of County Commis-
sioners Office.

14. Jack Spivey, Building
and Zoning

15. Howard Reed, County
Road Superintendent

16. Tim Alexander, Emer-
gency Services Director

17. Cindy Bellot, Librarian

18. Arthur Bellot, County
1. Joe Anderson Park

19. Leenette McMillan,
County Attorney




Dana Johnson, Clerk of

County Commission

Vouchers Approval

23 Adjourn

person decided to appeal any de-
cision made by the Board with re-
spect to any matter considered at
such meeting or hearings, he/ she
will need a record of the proceed-
ings, and for such purpose, he/
she will need to ensure that a ver-
batim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.

"Persons with disabilities request-
ing reasonable accommodations
to participate in this proceeding
should contact (352) 486-4931
(Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay
Service at (800) 955-8771."

The Board meets the first Thurs-
day of each month at 10:00 AM
and the third Thursday of each
month at 6:00 PM. Individuals
that would like to be placed on the
agenda should call Dana D. John-
son, Clerk of Court, by 4:00 PM
on Friday Preceding the Board
meeting, at (352) 498-1200.


not sui juris.

an.action has been commenced to
foreclose a mortgage on the follow-
ing real property, lying and.being
. and situated in Dixie County, Flori-
da, more particularly described as

12 EAST.

more commonly known as 263
Northeast Highway 351, Cross City,.
FL 32628.

This action has been filed against
you qnd you are required to serve a
copy of your written defense if any,
Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose ad-
dress is 10004 N. Dale Mabry High-
way, Suite 112, Tamlla, FL 33618,
within thirty (30) days after the first
publication of this notice and file the
original with the clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded
in the Complaint.

WITNESS my hand and seal of this
Court on the 25th day of Septem-
ber, 2008.
Dana D. Johnson, Circuit and
County Courts
by Karen Leverett, Deputy Clerk.

The Early Learning Coalition of the
Nature Coast, representing Citrus,
Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy and Sumter
Counties, is scheduled hold an Ex-
ecutive Committee Meeting begin-
ning at 9:30a.m., on Thursday, Oc-
tober 2, 2008 at the Coalition's
Crystal River office located at 1564
N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River,
FL. Please contact the Coalition at
352-563-9939 if you have any ques-
Public participation is welcome.

The Early Learning Coalition of the
Nature Coast will be facilitating the
Sumter County Advisory Council Bi-
Monthly meeting on Wednesday,
October 8, 2008, beginning at
9:30a.m. The meeting will be held
at the North Sumter Primary School,
104 N. Warfield Avenue, Wildwood,
FL. 34785. Please contact Coali-
tion staff at 352-563-9939 if you
have any questions. Public partici-
pation is welcome.

The Learning Coalition of the Na-
ture Coast will be facilitating the Bi-
Monthly Tri County Advisory Council
Meeting on Friday, October 10,
2008. The meeting will begin at
9:30a.m. at the CDS Chiefland Of-
fice located at 212 N. Main Street,
Chiefland, Fl. 32626. Please con-
tact Coalition staff at 352-563-9939
or 352-490-5855 if you have any
questions. Public participation is


PO BOX 114
OLD TOWN, FL 32680

The holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate for a
tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year
of issuance, the description of the
property and the names in which
it was assessed are as follows

Certificate No: 679
JUNE 1, 2004

Description of Property:


PO BOX 609

The holder of the following cer-
tificate has filed said certificate
for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number
and year of issuance, the de-
scription of the property and the
names in which it was assessed
are as follows

Certificate No: 201013
JUNE 1, 2002

Description of Property:



760, OLD TOWN, FL.32680

WARNING: Said property being
in the County of Dixie, State of
Florida. Unless such certificate
shall be redeemed according to
law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Dixie
County Courthouse on OCTO-
BER 28, 2008 at 11:00 A.M.

September 23, 2008

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk


Description of Property:

Parcel No. 25-10-13-0000-4966-

1.00 ACRES 25 10 13 BG NE CR
OF LOT 6 RN S 30 FT.W 210 FT
S 420 TO POB RN S 210 FT N
210 FT E 210 FT TO POB ORB
103 P 576 ORB 121 P 467 BP-
94-533-10X18 PORCH

Subject to the restrictions of



OLD TOWN, FL 32680

WARNING: Said property being
in the County of Dixie, State of
Florida. Unless such certificate
shall be redeemed according to
law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Dixie
County Courthouse on OCTO-
BER 28, 2008 at 11:00 A.M.

September 23, 2008

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk


Description of Property:

Parcel No. 19-08-14-6888-0001-

LEG 19 8 14 LOT 83 EDS
236 P 574

Subject to the restrictions of

The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast Administrative. Commit-
tee, representing Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy and Sumter Counties, origi-
nally scheduled for Wednesday,September 24, 2008 at 9:00a.m., was can-
celled due to lack of quorum. This meeting has been rescheduled for
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 9:00a.m., at the Early Learning Coalition
of the Nature Coast's main office, 1564 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal Riv-
er, FL. 34429. Please contact Coalition staff at 352-563-9939 if you have
any questions. Public participation is welcome.

TOPICS: (4 hours classroom)
-Vehicle Dynamics
-Human Factors
-Drug and Alcohol Use
-Night Driving
-Aggressive.Driving and Road Rage



PO BOX 609

The holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate for
a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year
of issuance, otn description of
the property and the names in
which it was assessed are as fol-

Certificate No:201035
JUNE 1, 2002

Description of Property:




WARNING: Said property being
in the County of Dixie, State of.
Florida. Unless such certificate
shall be redeemed according to
law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to
the highest bidder at the Dixie
County Courthouse on OCTO-
BER 28, 2008 at 11:00 A.M.

September 23, 2008

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk


Description of Property:

Parcel No. 19-08-14-6914-0000-

LEG 18 9 14 LOT 1 BULLS
DESC IN ORB 127 PG 632 .

Subject to the restrictions of



Sealed Bids, subject to the conditions
contained herein, will be received by
the Big Bend Water Authority, 1313 1st
Avenue, Steinhatchee, Florida, until
3:00 p.m. local time, October 22nd,
2008, at which time all bids will be
publicly opened and read aloud, for
the Construction of "The Villages
Wastewater Collection". Primary
items of work include the following:

234 LF of 8-inch Gravity Sewer, 2
manholes, 11 services, one grinder
pump station, 680 LF of 1.5-inch force-
main and one tie in to an existing

Envelope containing bids must be
sealed and marked "Bids for construc-
tion of The Villages Wastewater Col-
lection for the Big Bend Water Authori-
Any bids received after the stipulated
time of bid opening will not be accept-
ed and will be returned unopened.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will
be held at 3:00 p.m. local time, Octo-
ber 9, 2008 at the office of the Big
Bend Water Authority, 1313 1st Av-
enue, Steinhatchee, Florida.

Plans, specifications and contract doc-
uments may be inspected and/or ob-
tained at the office of the Engineer,
Hatch Mott MacDonald; .3800 Es-
planade Way, Suite 150, Tallahassee,
Florida 32311 (Tel 850-222-033.4); at a
non-refundable cost of $50.00 each
(shipped regular mail). No partial sets
of documents will be issued.

All bids must be submitted on the Bid
Form as furnished in the Specifica-
tions. The bids must be accompanied
by a Bid Bond, certified check, or
cashier's check, in the amount of five
percent (5%) of the Base Bid as a
guarantee that the bidder will enter
into an agreement with the Owner if
his bid is accepted.

The bid shall remain in force for sixty
(60) days after the time of opening.

Attention of called to the li-
censing law of Florida. All bidders
must comply with all applicable State
and local laws concerning licensing,
registration, and regulation of contrac-
tors doing business in the State of

The Owner reserves the right to reject
any or all bids and to waive informali-
ties in any bid whenever such rejection
or waiver is in the best interest of the
Owner. Preference will be given to lo-
cal bidders. If the lowest bid provided
by a local company falls within 5% of
the lowest total bid, the Owner re-
serves the right to award the contract
to the local company. A local company
is defined as one that has its principal
business located in either Dixie County
or Taylor County, Florida.
40- *; *

DRIVING EXERCISES: (8 hours Driving Range)
-Threshold, ABS, and Emergency Braking
-Evasive Maneuvers
-Forward and Reverse Serpentine
-Figure 8
-Off Road Recovery,
-Skid Control

-Child must be between the ages of 16-19
-Have a valid Florida driver's license
-Have access to a safe vehicle
-The vehicle operated must have proof of insurance
-Child and parent must sign a waiver of liability prior to taking this course

This course will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on experience to reduce your chances of being involved in a crash.

Participation forms can be picked up at Dixie County High School, Sheriffs Office in the courthouse, or the Dixie County Jail.


For more information call (352) 498-1462

Page 13

This is a public notice to in-
form Michelle Riels Unit 8
Cross City that rent on her unit
is over 15 days delinquent.
There wiUl be an auction on
this unit on October 25, 2008
at'9:00 am at the Cross City
Storage Facility.

39,40 ,

Did you know that 25%*30% of teen drivers will be involved in a crash during thefirst year of driving,


WHAT: A 12-hour class that is a defensive driving program

WHEN: Thursday, October 9, 2008, 5-9 p.m. Dixie County High School

Saturday, October 11,2008, 8-5 p.m. Cross'City Airport


Thursday October 2, 2008.


Obituaries and Faith

Carl U. Thomas

MR. CARL U. THOMAS of Old Town passed away
Sunday, September 21, 2008. He was 29. Born in St.
Petersburg, Mr. Thomas moved here from Clearwa-
ter at the age of 3. He enjoyed working on trucks
and listening to music. He was a member of the
Suwannee River Baptist Church,

He is survived by two sons and daughters Ayla No-
bles of TN and Keiley Thomas of AL; parents, Cheri
and Steve Keen of Old Town; maternal grandmoth-
er, Eva Mae Hamlin of Ohio; paternal grandmother
Mazella Bolles of Hudson, FL; and brothers Chad
Edward Thomas and Craig Randall Thomas both of
Old Town.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 25,
2008 at 10:00 AM at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Bobby Lindsey officiating. Burial
will follow at Lee Cemetery in Old Town.

Arrangements have been placed under the care of
the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida
32-498-5400. A

William Dale Rogers

Wallace Dale Rogers, 76, formally of Hemingway,
South Carolina, passed away Sunday, September
28, 2008 at his home in Old Town, Florida.

In his memory, a celebrations.
of his life will be held at
2:00 pm on Saturday, Oct
4, 2008 at his home in
Old Town, Florida.

He was born in Loris, -
South Carolina on
May 27, 1932.

Mr. Rogers was a veter-
an of the United States
Navy He was a retired po-
lice officer from George-
town, South Carolina. After
moving to Florida, he retired from ean Sun
East Trucking Company.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley Jean Hosenfeld
Rogers, Children: Michael (Susie) Rogers of Cali-
fornia, Virginia Rogers (Chris) Reel of California,
Laurel Rogers Howard of Pennsylvania, Dale
Rogers of South Carolina and Shannon Rogers of
South Carolina, step children, Tim (Wendy) Ho-
senfeld of Hemingway, SC, Mike (Trina) Hosenfeld
of Stafford, VA, Darneen (Mike) Gorham of Plant
City, Florida, and Fred (Denise) Hosenfeld of
Goose Creek, South Carolina. ,A brother John
Rogers of California, a sister Ann (Harold) Helm
of St. Charles, Illinois. He has seventeen grand-
children and two great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
Haven Hospice of Chiefland, Florida.



It was a blessing to be back in church
Sunday. It was also good to have Bro. Billy
back with us who, with leadership from on
High, delivered a very fine message from
Luke 18:9-14. Our choir and musicians also
did a very good job in setting the tone for
the worship of our Heavenly Father, and we
very much appreciate all the beautiful'
singing and playing.

As October opens up, we look forward to a
new church year and more opportunities for
serving our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Please study the plan of


Hebrews 5:9,11:6
Romans 1:16
1 Corinthians 15:1-4
Romans 10:9-10
Matthew 28:18-19
Romans 6:3-7
Acts 2:36-41
Mark 16:15-16
Colossians 2:11-13, 1:13-14
Galations 1:6-9
Hebrews 4:12
2 Corinthians 5:10

John 14:6
Acts 4:12

Matthew 10:32-33

John 3:1-5
Acts 8:30-39
1 Peter 3:21

2 Thessalonians 1:7-9
John 12:48
Romans 16:16

We love you and ask that
you pass this on.
God Will Bless You



Lighthouse Word Church
will be hosting a, Special
Youth Service on Sunday,
Oct. 19th at 6:00 pm. We
will have an evening of
special praise and worship
and ministry geared to-
wards teens and young

All middle, high school and
college students are invited
to come and bring their
friends and youth groups.
Free pizza will be served
afterwards. For more in-
formation, please call 493-

On Sunday, Oct. 5th, there will be a LIFE
CHAIN at Cross City First Baptist Church
From 2-3 PM. On the same day, we will com-
memorate the Lord's Supper during the
evening service at NPBC. Our Pastor/Dea-
cons will meet Monday evening, Oct. 6th,
and our monthly Church Business Meeting
will be on Wednesday evening, Oct. 8th.

What a pleasure it is to have visitors with always, we extend a standing invita-
tion to all! We urge you to be diligent in
your prayers for our country, our President
and other leaders, 'all our military person-
nel, and all those on the church prayer lists
here at home. Have a good week, and may
God bless and keep you safe.

"I have not placed
reading before praying
because I regard it
more important, but
because, in order to
pray aright, we must
understand what we
are praying for."

-Angelina Grimke

Old Town United Methodist

The Old Town United Methodist Church Choir will
present the cantata, "God Bless the USA" at two per-
formances on Sunday, November 9. The first perfor-
mance will be at 9:30 AM as a part of the Sunday
morning church service. The second performance
will be at 4:00 PM. "God Bless the USA" is a patriotic
musical arranged by Russell Mauldin. It includes pa-
triotic favorites such as Lee Greenwood's "God Bless
the USA," "America the Beautiful," and "You're a
Grand Old Flag," as well as some new ones that will
surely become favorites too. The public is invited as
the choir offers this time of honor to our Veterans.
Veterans are invited to wear their uniforms and/or
medals. Please join us on November 9th as we honor
our Veterans.

cy .u '->'

On October 10, 1926, a group of local citizens came to-
gether in worship, on what became Kenneth Street,
(Now 271 Street) and organized the Cross City Church
of God. The church has continued in this same loca-
tion until the present, sharing the love and message
of Jesus Christ to the Dixie County Community.

Sunday, October 12, 2008, the congregation of the
church extends an invitation to everyone to join us
for a time of celebration and praise as we commemo-
rate 82 years of faithful ministry to our community
The service will feature a special message by Florida
SAdministrative Bishop, Dr. J. Martin Taylor, along
with annointed gospel singing followed by a fellow-
ship dinner that is second to none. The service be-
gins at 10:30 am.

Pastor Ed Ivey urges everyone to join with us for this
special day.


MR. WARREN JAMES MCGILL, formerly of Cross City,
passed away Saturday, September 27, 2008 in New Port
Richey after a long illness. He was 77. Mr. McGill moved
to New Port Richey in September of 2005. He served in
the United States Navy aboard the USS Missouri for 6
years during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired civil
engineer who loved bowling, fishing and woodcarving.
He was a member of the Calvary Temple
Assembly of God and attended the Riv-
er of Praise Church in New Port

He is survived by his wife Penny
J. McGill of New Port Richey:
sons, Gary Booth of Riverdale.
GA, Mark Booth of Indianapolis,
IN, Robert Booth of Houston. TX
and Joseph Paul McGill of Panama
City Beach, FL; daughters, Deborah
Gettig of Old Town, Carol McCann of
New Port Richey, and Samantha McGill
Panama City Beach, FL; sister, Elizabeth Gaherty of Lee,
MA; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 1, 2008
at 4:00 pm at the Calvary Temple Assembly of God with
Rev. James Hurst officiating. A visitation will be held at
the church one hour prior to the service. An interment
will take place at a later date at the Florida National
Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.
Arrangements have placed under the care of the Rick Gooding
neral Home, Cross City, Florida 352-498-5400.

rDonna Leon Manning

Donna Leon Manning passed away Monday, Septem-
ber 29, 2008 at Hospice of Tri County in Chiefland,
FL. She was 70.

Ms. Manning moved to Florida in 1976 from Spring
Valley, MN. She was a homemaker and she enjoyed
playing cards and bingo.

She is survived by her sons, Grant Thonms of Old
Town, FL; Darrin, Lance and Vance Davis of Wichi-
ta, KS daughters Gretta Peacock and Sami Mohr of
Spring Valley, MN; Regina Sorenson of Jack-
sonville, FL; 15 grandchildren, brothers Ed
Buchanan of Spring Valley MN; Dave Buchanan of
Ft. Worth, TX; Gary Buchanan of Roseburg, OR;
Glen Buchanan of Wichita, KS and her sister Ra-
mona Defore of Spring Valley, MN.

Arrangements have placed under the care of the
Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida

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First Baptist Church of Cross City New Prospect Baptist Church Calvary Temple Assembly of God
US 19 Cross City US 19 Between Cross City & Old Town Suwannee Lumber Road Cross City
11..nO5Imflt...5.n.atr t....kmn,....bOw 10m10
Sunday School 9:30A Morning Worship 10:45A Jesus is The Answer For Your Life "Joln Us ForAVisit Stay ForALfetnie."
AWANAS 6:00 Evening Worship 7P Sunday School 10A Morning Worship 11A Sunday Worship 10:30 A
Wed GA's & Rs 6P Youth 7P Children's Church 11A. Evening Worship 7P Wednesday Evenhig service 7P
Adult Bible Study & Prayer 7P Choir, 8P Wednesday Evening 7P KidCurh-Ages-5 612
Pastor Mike Brown Pastor Billy Robson Pastor Jim Hurst
(352) 498-5107 (352) 498-3711 (352) 498-3023
First Baptist Church of Old Town Old Town United Methodist Church Central Baptist Church
"Welcome To God's'House Wont You Come On In" US 19 -Old Town Intersection of Camp St. & Horseshoe Beach Rd.
Sunday School 10A Morning Worship 11A Food Pantry Open 8am -11am, Mon Thurs.
Evening Worship 6P "Come Let Us Worship & Adore Him" Invites You To Worship WIth Usl
Wednesday Bible Study 7P Sunday Worship 9:30A "A church where everybody Is somebody and Christ is Lord"
Knock & the door ill open, seek s you will find ask & you will be Church School 11A Sunday School 10A-- Morning Worship 11A
given -life eternally. Wednesday Choir Practice 7P Evening Worship 6P .. Wed. Prayer Meeting 7P
Pastor Royce Hanshew Pastor Rev. Carl Rainear Pastor David B. Downing
(352) 542-7050 I (352) 542-7954 (352) 498-0714

First Baptist Church of Steinhatchee Old Town Church of God Cross City Church of Christ
Riverside Drive Stelnhatchee Welcomes You To Come & Worship With Us 5237 52 NE 147th St (McArthur St)
"Lighthouse On The Gulf' Sunday School 10:00A Sunday Bible Study- 10:00 A
Sunday School 10A Morning Worship 11A Sunday Morning Worship 11:A Moing Worship 11:00 A
Evening Worship 6P Sunday Evening Worship 6:OOP Wednesday Evening Bi~e Study 7:00 P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P Awana 6:30 Wednesday Evening Worship 7:00P
Pastor Leon Holden Pastor Troy Hare
(352) 498-2108 (352) 542-8222

First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Beach Scrub Creek Baptist Church Cross City Church of God
25 Main Street Horseshoe Beach, FL Located 6 Miles East on CR 351 Kenneth Street Cross City
"Where God's Word is Changing Lives" A Friendly Church With A Welcome Spirit" "Proclaiming The Full Gospel ForAll People"
Bible Study 10A Worship HA Bible Study- 9:45A. Worship Service 11A Children's Church 10:30A Morning Worship 10:30A
Sunday Evening Worship 6P Church Training 6P Evening Worship 7P Wednesday Family Training HourAdult & Teen Ministry.
Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer 7P Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P Boy's Brigade & Gid's Club 7:00P
Pastor Carlos M. Perez Pastor -Archie Knowles Rev. Ed & Sylvia Ivey, Pastor
(352) 498-0756 (352) 498-5535 (352) 498-3280

First United Methodist Church Seventh-Day Adventist Church Cross City Pentecostal Holiness Church
22 NE 138th St Cross City Cross City 100 Padrer Street Cross City
"Open H rts en Mind, OpIn Doors n the Heart of Dbde Co., with Dxie Co. at Heart
The People of The United Methodist Church "Welcomes You Where Jesus is Lord" Sunday School 10A Morning Worship 11A
Sabbath School 9:30A* Moming Worship -11A Children's Church -Ages 3-7
Sunday School 9:45A Morning Worship 11A Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30P Sunday Evening 7:00 pm
Wednesday Adult Choir 7:30P Wed. Family Night 7:30P Youthquake & Kid's Club
Pastor Rev. Glenda Brayman Pastor- Bill Schnorbus Pastor Paul & Louise Tyson
(352) 498-3420 H (352) 498-3258 C (352) 498-5674 (352) 498-0736

Harvest Winds Ministries Faith Baptist Church
1If 1 mile South of Cross City Hwy 19 CR 55A (Between Cross City &Old Town)
Sunday School 10:15 "The Church With An Open Door"
Church 11:00 Sunday School 9:45A- Morning Worship 11A
Chur Wes.MonigEvening Worship 7P
Weds. Morning Prayer Mid-WeekBibleStudy-Wednesday-7P.
Pastor Charles & Jackie Bechtold
352-498-4004 or 498-7896 Rev. JackIe Pettrey, Pastor
> 352-498-4004 or 498-7896 (352) 542-7103
Lydia Baptist Church Wind of the Spirit Outreach Ministries First Assembly of God
2 Miles West of Cross City on US 19 Located Behind NAPA in Old Town Hwy 351 & Camp Two Rd. Cross City
"A Church You Can Call Home" "A Church W'dhout Walls"
Sunda ng Prayer Sunday Sunday-Mo g ye:chool 9:45A Morning 10:30A Sunday Evening 6P Sunday Children's Church 11A
Morning Worship 11A. Evening Worship 7P Tuesday Interessoy Prayer 730P Sunday Evenin7PWedns ing7:30P
Wednesday-Prayer Meeting 7P Tue thursday ntercessory NightPrayer:30P Sunday Evening 7P Wednesday Evening :30P
Bible Study, Mission Friends, RAs, GA'sday Night
Pastor Wayne Allen Pastor Theadus & Benita Corbin Rev. Marvin & Janice Parsley
(352) 498-5617 (*2) 498-5837 (352) 498-3366
"Icrabb Bapitlsti Church Holy Cross Catholic Mission Grace Worship Church
7391 NE 349 Hwy--Comer of 349N/351A Hwy 19 South of Cross City Power In the Word
Bruce Sullivan, Pastor, Mass Sundays -11:30 am 2 miles NE of Red Light n Old Town Hwy 349
Old Town: 542-2207 Confessions Sundays 10:45 -11:15 am 2 miles NE of Red gh In Old Town, Hwy 349
SCCD Every Wednesday 6:00 7:15 pm Sunday Servces at 11:00 am
Sunday School 6:46 AM: Church 11:oo00 am At St John the Evangelist in Chiefland Sunday Evening Services at 5:30 pm
Sunday night 8:00 P Discipleship Training 7:00 pm Svc. Grades Pe-K thr High School
Wednesday night 5:30-8:00-AWANA Grades Pre-K thru High School
Wednesday Night 7:00 PM Bible Study Rosary Every Tuesday 3:00 pm Pastor Wayne Liles
Van Minisry Bro. Foy Cell 356-2294 (352) 493-9723 (352) 498-7167


You who solve 'all problems, who
lights all roads so that I can
obtain my goals. You who give
me the Divine gift to forgive and
to forget all evil against me and
that in all instances of my life,
You are with me. I want in this
short prayer to thank You for all
things and to confirm that I
never want to be separated from
You, even and in spite of all
material illusions. I wish to be
with You in eternal glory
Thank You for Your mercy
toward me and mine.
The person must say this prayer
for three consecutive days.
After three days the favor
requested will be granted even
though it may appear difficult.
This prayer must be published
immediately after the favor is
granted without mentioning the
favor, only your initials should
appear at the bottom.


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case it was an act of senseless violence. Wanton acts of
cruelty are something that this county can do without
any more of. To you that have committed this act, and
you know who you are, shame on you,

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