Chamber Business of the Year Awards
PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY THE TAMPA TRIBUNE
THUKYUIVr, _.-- JER 9, 2006 *SERVING PLANT CITY, FLORIDA
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PERMIT NO. 6238
Capt. Sean T. Boy-
ette, commander of
the Florida National
Guard units based in
Plant City as part of
the 3rd Battalion,
116th Field Artillery.
will lead his troops
home from active
duty in the Middle
East on Saturday,
The troops have
been on active dutIr
in the Middle East
since Augusr 2005.
153 soldiers will
the historic district
ing State Road 39
from Interstate -I to
Reynolds Street. east
to Collins St.. then
south to Alexander
Street. The buses
will then follow
\\est, passing Plant
City High School.
then north to Airport
Road and west again
to the National
Guard Armory. 4-1004
home ceremony will
be brief and limited
inside the armory to
friends and family.
The public is
invited to welcome
the troops home
along the route and
at the armory, said
Phillips of the unit.
AT PREGNANCY CARE CENTER
The Pregnancy Care Center of Plant City is looking
for pregnant women to volunteer for free ultrasound.
Volunteers must be bert\een seven and 24 weeks
The ultrasounds, which take about 30 min-
utes, will be performed under the supervision
of a nurse and ultrasound expert.
The free scans are available Nov. 13-16.
Each patient will get a free ultrasound
picture of their baby.
"This is an extremely big step for us." ,
said Mary Alice Hendricks, executive '- i
director of the center. "Betore this
we were primarily a counseling
center although we did and still M. -
offer free pregnancy tests. But '
i.the ultrasound) will add the -
medical aspect to it and give us a
lot more credibility in commu- .H
nity. With good marketing, \ve
hope to see a lot more -
The ultrasound. \vhich
arrived last week, is the payoff
for more than a year ot fund-
"It's something we have been
working and praying for for many
years," said Hendricks.
The cost of the ultrasound machine is
$35,000. Focus on the Family, an
international, pro-family Christian group,
Other startup costs training, equipment, .
supplies and staff ta nurse and medical .
director) -bring the total bill close to $90.000,
Hendricks said. It will cost around $50,000 a
year to maintain the program.
"They are not just coming here to get an
ultrasound, Hendricks said. "you will be
cared for by medical professionals.'
It's all money well spent, according to Hen-
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Z -e -
n4y Care Center
:ty is looking for
pregnant women to use the
group's new ultrasound
machine. Above, Amanda
Swindle is getting ready for
her big day.
Downtown Nativity In Works, Minus TheControversy
CITY EXPECTED TO OK
PERMIT THIS WEEK
Supporters of a downtown
nativity scene expect the city to
approve a permit for a creche at
McCall Park this week.
"We do not anticipate any
problems," said Dr. Larue Rich-
ter, who handed in the paper-
work Nov. 10. "Assuming we
get approval, we expect to get
the display set up a "few days
before they turn on the (holi-
day) lights downtown." The
official tree lighting is Nov. 30.
The nativity scene drew
national attention last year
when it was removed by city
officials, citing the separation
of church and state. A compro-
mise engineered by Mayor
John Dicks saw the display
back up a few days later. City
commissioners later voted to
set up a "limited public forum"
in McCall Park.
According to the ordinance,
displays are permitted from the
Friday following Thanksgiving
through Jan. 1 or the last day of
Hanukkah, whichever is last.
"(The nativity) is what
Christmas is really about," said
Richter, a leader of Friends of
Christmas. The small group of
area residents set up the nativ-
ity scene last year.
- "Dec. 25 is not just a holiday
and it wasn't created by the
card companies to sell cards,"
said the group at its Web site,
"It's the birthday of our savior,
This creche was erected by Friends of Christmas last year in McCall
Park. It was removed by the city, but then allowed back. The group
expects to have the display up again by the end of the month.
JUNGLE TO PARK
By GEORGE H. NEWMAN
Trick-or-treaters who wandered
through the city's Jackobury Forest
during the nights leading up to Hal-
loween were treated to a preview of
a proposed city park called the
Thrill seekers visiting the Jacko-
bury exhibit just west of Plant City
Stadium, on Park Road Oct. 28, Oct.
30 and Oct. 31, probably didn't real-
ize what lies in store for the 64-acre
parcel once zoned for industrial/
Since the idea of a passive park at
that location was first pitched by
Mayor John Dicks in September
1999, the property has been rezoned
to recreation use, and the city has
been waiting to add it to the list of
"The preparation of the Jackobury
Forest was a perfect fit for us," said
Dicks. "The Urban Forest concept
will make use of the trails cleared for
the Jackobury project. The passive
park concept has trails winding
thro ugh thick forest. Visitors walking
those trails will visibly leave the
urban environment. The forest
could just as well be in the middle of
a protected forest, which is what it
will be. And the cost of clearing the
land was easily offset by the revenue
generated by the city during the Hal-
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South Florida Baptist Hospital has been named the
"Large Business of the Year for 2006" by the Greater
Plant City Chamber of Commerce. We are honored by this
recognition, and thank the Chamber of Commerce, our
patients, and the community for the award.
We also extend our deepest gratitude to our Board members,
physicians, team members, and volunteers. Because of your
dedication, loyalty, and teamwork, we are able to serve our
community with the highest quality health care and medical
excellence. We share this honor with all of you.
NOVEMBER 9, 2006 THE COURIER 3
SChurch looking for help with
homecoming memory book
Cedar Grove Baptist Church
plans to celebrate its 100th
homecoming in July.
The church's homecoming
committee would like to
create a memory book cele-
brating the life of their church
and is looking for donations.
Anyone with photos or mem--
orabilia about the church, are
asked to contact the church.
Among the names of the
church's charter members
are: Arrie Adams, Beatty
Bacon, Lottie Bacon, B.F. Car-
penter Sr., Mattie Carpenter,
Maggie Carpenter, M. J. John-
son, Hester Johnson, Lucy
Johnson, Mrs. J. A. Tatum,
Maude Tatum, Mattie Tatum,
J. C. Tatum, J. Q. Thompson,
Maggie Thompson, S. T.
Thompson, W. J. Thompson
and Pastor J. W. Johnson.
Call: 737-1234, from 8 to 11:
of Plant City orientation
The Miss Heart of Plant City
Scholarship Pageant plans an
orientation Nov. 11 in the
Abbey Room at the Ramada
Inn, 2011 N. Wheeler St. Ori-
entation for Teen Miss will be
from 10 to 11 a.m., with the
Miss orientation from 11 a.m.
A pageant registration is
planned Dec. 2 in the Rama-
da's Twelve Oaks Room for
Little and Junior Miss from 10
to 11 a.m.; Teen Miss, 11 to
noon; Miss, noon to 1 p.m.
Photos will be taken for the;,
pageant program and-'chtgs:-
tants are advised to come
Pageant applications are
available at Tip to Toe, 101 S.
Alexander St., and My Girl-
friend's Place, 301 S. Collins
St., Unit 102.
The pageant, open to ages 5
to 24, will be Feb. 17 at Tomlin
Middle Schoofland is a pre-
liminary Miss America and
Miss America Teen contest.
Miss Heart of Plant City
crowns four queens each
All contestants must live
within one of the following zip
codes: 33527, 33530, 33547,
33563, 33564, 33565, 33566 or
Little Miss Heart of Plant
City is open to girls 5 to 9; Jr.
Miss Heart of Plant City 10 to
12; Teen Miss, 13 to 17; and
Miss Heart of Plant City, 17-
ssheartofplantcity.com or call
478-8873 or 986-2799.
Turkey Creek Class of 1961
The Turkey Creek High
School Class of 1961 is plan-
ning the group's 45-year reun-
ion and is trying to locate the
following classmates: Louise
(Brown) Graves, Betty Jean
(Hall) Sadler, Sylvia Holmes,;
Joann (Houck) Armachain,
Marvin Meeks, Dorothy Hicks
Odom, Jeanette Buser Wein-
stein and Grantland Pate.
Call: Elaine (Rodgers) Lister,
NEWS TIP? Call
A Nw Vision For Midtown NEWSDIGEST
AM I 'P VY V *WEWEE0U wu 0v w y% y --
CITY WANTS PUBLIC
INPUT AT MEETING
The city wants public input
on redevelopment plans for
The meeting is Nov. 14 from
6 to 9 p.m. at the City Hall
Auditorium at city hall, 302 W.
The city has hired the
international planning and
urban design firm EDAW to
study the options for redevel-
oping midtown into a "vibrant,
walkable, mixed-use neigh-
borhood," according to a city
press release announcing the
"EDAW is tasked with com-
pleting a midtown redevelop--
ment vision plan that identifies
a consensus-based physical-
redevelopment plan and a
strategy for implementing the
EDAW will provide
information on various rede-
velopment options at the
meeting and look for commu-
nity input on issues, including
land use, building heights and
residential densities, civic and
green space opportunities,
and architecture and urban
The midtown area is an area
located directly south of the
city's central business district.
It is generally bounded by the
east-west CSX railroad tracks
located between Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Boulevard and
Renfro Street on the north; by
the north-south CSX railroad
tracks running parallel and
east of Collins Street on the
east; by Alsobrook and Mer-
rick streets on the south; and
by Thomas and Walker streets
on the west.
Information: 659-4231 or e-
Jordan To Lead Parade
CHARITY FOUNDER IS CHRISTMAS
PARADE GRAND MARSHAL
At first she wasn't sure she had heard it
"I would never have thought I would be
grand marshal of a parade. I am delighted."
But Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Joyce Jordan will lead
the annual Plant City Christmas Parade.
The parade will start near Santos Apex and
go east on Reynolds Street to downtown,
ending at the Hillsborough County Court-
"She was an easy choice," said Fran Neilsen.
Frank LaBarbera and Neilsen co-chair the
parade. "She helps children, families and
those in need and she never thinks of herself,
it's always other people. Joyce goes above and
be (-,nd for others."
Boi n in Georgia in 1948, Jordan and her
family moved to Dover that same year. She
grew up working on a farm picking strawber-
ries. She married Harold Herring in 1958. They
have four children Tina Smith, Joey Herring,
Dwayne Herring and Shevila Martin. She
worked as waitress for 13 years and then at The
Courier from 1983 to 2001.
She founded Unity in the Community in
1999. "I just saw a need in community and
wanted to help people," Jordan said.
The organization donates to charitable
groups like Meals on Wheels and the United
Food Bank of Plant City. It has donated more
than $150,000 to charities since it was.
"The community has always supported us
from day one. Plant City is a uniquely caring
community," Jordan said.
The parade will feature a new route this year
starting near Santos Apex and going east on
Reynolds Street to downtown, ending at the
Hillsborough County Courthouse. The lineup
will start around the Planteen Recreation
File photo .
Joyce Jordan, founder and leader of Unity in the
Community, will lead this year's Plant City
Center on Dort Street.
Businesses, chic club. churches, bands,
schools and their clubs, along with dignitaries,
are still being invited to' apply for entry in the'
parade. Applications and rules can be obtained
at the Plant City Chamber of Commerce, 106 N.
Evers St. Applications must be returned to the
chamber or mailed to the Plant City Christmas
Parade at P.O. Box 2306, Plant City, FL 33564,
no later than Nov. 17.
The parade organizers are also seeking
financial help to cover band travel, insurance,
postage and other expenses'directly related to
For information, call LaBarbera at 917-3762,
Neilsen at 404-2227 or the Plant City Chamber
Davis, Whitaker Join Hospital Board
Coleman Davis and Al Whi-
taker have joined the 24-
member South Florida Baptist
Hospital Foundation board of
Davis and Whitaker received
appointments by virtue of
their "leadership roles with
the hospital and will serve
three-year terms," according
to a hospital press release.
Davis replaces James L.
Redman who passed away in
May, and Whitaker replaces
Clyde Roberts who moved
Davis has operated the Bad-
cock Home Furniture & More
store in Plant City for 35 years.
He served on the South Flor-
ida Baptist Hospital board of
trustees for eight years, and is
director emeritus of the Plant
City Lion's Club.
In 2005, he was named Plant
City's Citizen of the Year. A
deacon at the First Baptist
Church of Plant City, he and
his wife, Sue, have two chil-
dren and one grandchild.
Whitaker relocated to Plant
City from Boston 15 years ago.
A graduate of Boston Univer-
sity with a degree in business
administration, he was a
founding partner of A.P. Whi-
taker & Sons, Inc., general
contractors, engineers and
He currently serves on the
boards of trustees for BayCare
Health Systems, St. Joseph's -
Baptist Health Care and South
Florida Baptist Hospital.
In addition, he was admi-
nistrator of the First Baptist
Church of Plant City for five
years and' now works as an
independent consultant for
He and his wife, Norma,
have seven children and 21
South Florida Baptist
Hospital is a 147-bed acute
care facility that provides a full
range of diagnostic, surgical,
therapeutic, women's and
rehabilitative services, and
serves Plant City and sur-
rounding areas as a non-
For more information about
the hospital, visit www.south-
Church of Nazarene
Plant -City Community
Church of the Nazarene will
present its Faith Promise
Missions Weekend Nov. 11
Schmelzenbach, grandson of
the pioneer missionary the
Rev. Harmon Schmelzen-
bach, will speak on the strug-
gles and successes of the
famous missionary family.
A film documenting the
missionary's story will be
shown Nov. 11 at 6 p.m.
Schmelzenbach and his wife,
Beverly, will share their story
at the 10:45 a.m. service Nov.
The church's annual
Thanksgiving meal will follow
Cost is $4 for adults and $2
for children 12 and younger.
donate to YMCA
The calves and thighs of
Plant City Family YMCA
members will be even firmer
thanks to a generous dona-
tion from two Plant City fam-
A new adductor/abductor
(thigh machine) and seated
calf raise machine were
installed in the YMCA Fitness
Center Oct. 27 with funds
donated by Kathleen and
Paul Wood and the Closshey
"As with so many of the
good things that happen at
the YMCA, the commitment
of our members *made this
possible," said Scott Warren,
executive director of the Plant
"They saw a need, and con-
tributed the funds to make it
The Plant City Family
YMCA will soon kick off its
2007 '"\Ve Build People"
annual giving campaign.
For information on the
YMCA, contact Warren at
Strawberry Festival's Village
looking for talent
Do you have a favorite or
original way to decorate a
cake? Maybe you like to do
needlework, sew or make
If so, the Neighborhood
Village at The Florida Straw-
berry Festival is looking for
The Neighborhood Village,
sponsored' by the Hills-
borough County Association
for Family and Community
Education, will feature edu-
cational exhibits in the fol-
crocheting, sewing, pictures,
toys, heritage arts/genealogy,
food preservation, baking
and cake decorating.
This event is open to all
adult Hillsborough County
residents age 18 or over.
There is no application, no
pre-entry and no entry fee.
Rules governing the vari-
ous entries are available from
the festival office or online at
The Florida Strawberry
Festival will take place March
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BeComing. Mobile Day Spa plans a
ribbon cutting at the Plant City Chamber of
Commerce, 106 N. Evers St. Nov. 9 at 10:30
a.m. Call: 754-3707.
Odd Couple at Durant
Thespian Troupe 5444 at Durant High
School will stage an all-female version of
the Odd Couple Nov. 9-10 and 17-18 at 7
p.m. Tickets: $7 for adults, $6 for students
and seniors. Call: 757-9075, ext. 280, or
Friday Night Gospel Sing
Mount Zion Assembly of God, 3005 Tho-
notosassa Road, will present a Friday Night
Gospel Sing featuring the Forgiven Trio
from Indiana Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.
Antique street fair
A street fair antique sale is planned Nov.
11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot at
East Reynolds and Palmer streets. Call:
Church plans bazaar
First United Methodist Church on
Moores Lake Road plans a church bazaar
Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Veterans Day program
Hopewell Funeral Home will present its
21st annual Veterans Day program Nov. 11
at 10:30 a.m. in the Hopewell Funeral Home
Chapel, 6005 S. State Road 39. The program
will include speeches from students, music
by Springhead Elementary School Choir
and participation from the Plant City High
School ROTC. Call: 737-3128.
Opening of 'Salute to Veterans'
Plant City Photo Archives will open its
exhibit "Salute to Veterans" Nov. 11 with a
reception from 9 to 11 a.m. More than 500
photographs of various sizes will be on dis-
play in the exhibit gallery, 119 N. Collins St., ,
until Feb. 3. The reception will feature
coffee, juice, pastries and live entertain-
ment. Admission and parking are free.
Call: Gil Gott at 754-1578.
The ninth annual GTE/Verizon Reunion
will take place Nov. 11 starting at 9 a.m. at
Edward Medard Park, Turkey Creek Road
one mile south of State Road 60. Visitors
should go to Burnt Stump Road in the park
and meet at the second shelter on the right.
Call: Carol Conrad, 737-1587.
Co-ed Invitational Softball Tournament
Fourteen to 16 adult co-ed softball teams
from throughout Central Florida are
expected to gather Nov. 11-12 at the Randy
L. Larson Softball Four-Plex, 1810 E. Park
Road, for a two-day invitational tourna-
ment. Games start at 8:30- a.m. Saturday
and 9 a.m. Sunday. Concessions will be
available, and parking is free for spectators.
Call: Carlton Benton, 659-4200, Ext. 4304.
The Floor Play Saturday Night Party will
take place Nov. 11 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the
Stardust Dance Center at Plant City Plaza,
1405 S. Collins St. Music by Dan Chop.
There will be dance lessons and food avail-
RSVP: Donna, 340-9433.
All Choirs Day
The St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church,
1840 E. State Road 60, will celebrate All
Choirs Day Nov. 12 at 3:30 p.m. Choirs
from throughout Hillsborough County will
Managing your stress
Faith Family Outreach Center will host
the second part of its two-part series on
"Kingdom Principles for Managing Stress"
Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. in Room 116 at the John R.
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Mini-golf tourney, poker run benefit teens
A fundraising effort for three young Plant City women suffering from life-threaten-
ing illnesses is set for this week. All three girls Megan Carpenter, 17, Alexandria
Prescott, 16, and Brandi Redmond, 15 attend Plant City High School. A motorcycle
poker run is planned Nov. 11 starting at 10 a.m. at Beef 0' Brady's, 2418 James L.
Redman Parkway and a mini-golf fundraiser is planned Nov. 12 from noon to 6 p.m.
at Bill Heard Chevrolet, 2002 S. Frontage Road. Organizers are also inviting the
public to come eat at the event Sunday. They will be serving barbecue chicken
dinners and pizza from Westshore Pizza. All proceeds go directly to the three
families. The effort is being organized by Bill Heard Chevrolet and the Plant City
Rotary. For more information on how to help, call 359-5018 or e-mail cprevatt@Bi-
First Baptist Church of Plant
City, 503 N. Palmer St., will
host a concert with Wayne
Watson Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.
Watson has had 23 No. 1
singles on Christian radio
over his career. Admission is
free and a love offering will
File photo be taken. Call: 752-4104.
LINDA CHION KENNEY/Staff photo
Players stage classic
The Village Players of Valrico will perform David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross"
Nov. 10 and 11 at the James McCabe Theatre, 506 5th St., Valrico. Tickets are $10.
Curtain time is 8:15 p.m. From left are Thom Miller, Derek Abbott, Lance Cardwell,
William Bertoncini, Terry Abbott and Michael Howard. Seated is Greg Summerall.
Walden Lake East,
1010 Redbud Circle,
Nov. 11-12, starting
at 8 a.m. Lawn
Plant City, 1109
N. Pennsylvania Ave.,
Nov. 10, 8 a.m. to 4
p.m., Nov. 11, 8 a.m.
to noon. Clothes,
Plant City, 6738
Varn Road, Nov. 10-
11, multi family sale.
Toys, children's and
Cork area, 4301
W. Sam Allen Road,
Nov. 11, 8 a.m. to 2
sale. VCRs, day bed,
tools, lamps, clothes,
Plant City, 1208
N. Lime St., Nov. 11,
starting at 7 a.m.
Linens, small girls'
sale. Nov. 11, 7 a.m.
to noon. Take
Reynolds to Eunice
Avenue; last street
before entering Sugar
Creek and follow
signs. Lots of chil-
Walden Lake, 4104
Nov. 11, 7:30 to 11:30
a.m. Clothing, toys,
Plant City, 5208
Cindy Kay Drive.
Nov. 11, starting at 7
Creek area, 3605
Fortner Road, off
West Trapnell Road.
Nov. 11, 7 a.m. to 4
p.m. Large yard sale.
Walden Lake, 3307
Milton Place, Nov.
10-11, starting at 8
Plant City, 718
Burning Arrow Place,
off South Frontage
Road. Nov. 11, 7 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Lots of
area, 3502 Jerry
Smith Road, Nov. 10-
11, 8 a.m. to noon.
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Joe Niekro's Death Awakens Life
N nothing can make up for lost ground when death
intervenes. People who didn't get to know 22-
year major league pitcher Joe Niekro, people
such as myself, will forever miss out on that -
Niekro, a resident to Plant City
during the last 14 years, died
Oct. 27, of an aneurysm. He was
otherwise said to be in excellent
physical condition. His passing
was a shock to all that knew him.
In spite of his celebrity, with
22 years in the majors and 221
wins to his
,. : credit while
S ""' retirement from
baseball was a
.. quiet life that
Niekro sports passions
on golf, fishing and watching his
8-year-old son, J.J., play baseball.
J.J. plays for a Plant City Little
League team and his school1
team at St. Stephen Catholic
School in Valrico.
Niekro's funeral service, Oct.
31, was held at St. Stephen. The
church was said to be filled to
overflowing with family, friends
and acquaintance-s from all over
the count.l. loe's brother Phil,
also a former pitcher in the big
leagues, spoke fondly of his little
brother. Phil had a total of 318
career wins, mostly with the
Braves organizations in Mil-
waukee and Atlanta, and was
inducted into the Baseball Hall
of Fame in 1997.
Combined with Joe's wins,
the duo makes up the most
successful brother combina-
tion for pitchers in major
league history with 539 wins
Joe's oldest son, Lance, is
presently a first baseman for
the San Francisco Giants.
Joe and Phil played for the
same team twice in their long
pitching careers. They were on
the same Atlanta Braves team
in 1973-74, and with the'
Yankees in 1985.
The brothers worked together
again, following retirement
from the big leagues, when they
managed and coached the
Colorado Silver Bullets. The
Bullets were an all-women ,
baseball team sponsored by
Coors Brewing Company that
was organized in 1993.
GEORGE H. NEWMAN/Staff photo
The death of Plant City resident and former major league pitcher
Joe Niekro touched those who knew and admired him, such as
Laurie Gouthro, the international Softball Federation director of
competition. Gouthro knew Niekro and his wife Debbie when he
was the pitching coach for the Colorado Silver Bullets, a woman's
baseball team Gouthro played for in 1994.
Laurie Gouthro, the director
of competition for the Plant
Softball Federation, and a
former player and coach for the
Tampa Bay FireStix, which
played its home games at Plant
City Stadium, was a player with
that inaugural team. Laurie has
some fond memories of the
Silver Bullets and the team's
pitching coach, Joe Niekro.
"Both Phil and Joe had no
reason to involve themselves
with the team except their love
and appreciation of the game,"
Gouthro said. "But they were
committed to the mission of the
organization to inspire female
athletes to play the game of
baseball at all levels, from Little
League through professional
leagues. Phil and Joe worked
hard to encourage all forms of
organized baseball to accept
female athletes as players."
Gouthro was an All-American
player in 1989 at Florida
Community College in Jackson-
ville. She played softball and
completed earned a bachelor's
degree at the University of
South Florida in 1991. She was
one of 1,300 women across the
country that tried out for the
Silver Bullets in 1994.
"Being chosen as one of only
24 players to make the team was
amazing," Gouthro said. "But
working with Joe and Phil Niekro,
Phil's son John, Paul Blair and
other major league ballplayers
was something I'll never forget."
I. -remember going to Winter
See NEWMAN, Page 23
Chief In Shock Over New Equipment
Drawing his gun, Plant City police officer Mark
Pfister thought he had no choice but to shoot the
police chief. According to eye witnesses, Bill
McDaniel took a deep breath and seemed
resigned to what was about to happen. And what
happened next wasn't pretty.
Pfister, without provocation,
looked into the face of his
victim and shot the chief from
close range. The chief began to
seize; the initial hit didn't allow
time for a scream, only a grunt
as his body began to convulse.
McDaniel tried desperately to
fight the convulsions, but the
police chief fell to the ground
like a rag doll.
When it was over, the
convulsions and the pain
quickly subsided and the chief
rose to his feet, physically OK,
but psychologically afflicted
by the agony of the assault.
"Physically, I felt that I could
fight," said the chief, "but
mentally, I had no desire to
fight back; I just don't want to
go through that again ever."
It was imagined some 90
years ago as a futuristic
fantasy, an 8-volt electric rifle
for Tom Swift to sling over his
shoulder in Victor Appleton's
early 20th-century adventure
novels. Today, the Thomas A.
Swift Electric Rifle, known as
the Taser, is a highly
advanced, much sought-after
weapon that McDaniel
believes will make law
enforcement in Plant City
safer for his police officers and
the offenders they confront.
What's a Taser?
A Taser is like a handgun,
but instead of bullets, two
wires about 25 feet long are
fired. Tipped with metal
prongs, the wires attach to a
person's clothing or skin and
a 50,000 volt, five-second
electric jolt is delivered. The
shock causes a person's
muscles to contract, render-
ing the bad guy immobile so
that police can make the
arrest without injury to the
officer or the offender.
Unruly individuals who
physically challenge Plant City
cops may soon find themselves
in for the shock of their lives.
If your activities bring you
into conflict with the police
you won't be pleased to hear
that the police department has
purchased 74 Tasers, at $500 to
$800 each. The total cost of the
program, including holsters,
cartridges, training time and
materials, adds up to $85,000.
But don't be shocked.
Money for the department's
Taser gun program comes
from property seized from
illegal drug profits.
Isn't it fitting that the same
people who provided the
money to buy the Taser guns
are most likely the ones who
will be subdued by their own
For the law abiding it just
doesn't get any better.
The police department
began training police officers
this month on the use of the
Tasers and will have them on
the streets on Dec. 1.
Any Plant City police officer
who carries a Taser is required
by McDaniel to take a zap.
According to the chief, "it's
important for the officer to get
a taste of his own medicine."
Most of the time the only
force an officer uses is his or
her presence wearing the
badge and the uniform.
Words alone usually get
people to comply with a
police officer, so the pepper
spray, baton, Taser, and 9 mm
pistol stay on the belt.
But not always.
Words aren't enough some-
times; when physical
confrontation is unavoidable
and all other options are gone
it's a good idea that we give our
police officers a Taser to subdue
the uncontrollable aggressor.
Some think not.
Human rights groups and
other critics point to a number
of cases in which suspects died
in custody after being shocked
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LI V IN G
Life Is Grand'For Scarbrough, Wiggins
Life is good and sometimes
Joey Wiggins and John Scar-
brough of Gulf Coast Turf and
Tractor LLC recently attended
the Kubota Tractor Corp. 2006
national dealer meeting in
They joined more than 950
other U.S. Kubota dealers to
see the new products and mark
the start of their "Life is Grand"
campaign highlighting Kubo-
ta's 35th anniversary in 2007.
VandeSande tops at Lincoln
Congratulations to Eliza-
beth Green VandeSande who
has been named Teacher of
the Year at Lincoln Elemen-
tary School of Technology.
Elizabeth, a graduate of
Auburndale High School and
University of South Florida,
has been a teacher for 12
years. Her co-workers say she
puts in a lot of hours and
blood, sweat and tears.
"If just one child can achieve
their goals because of my work,
then I am a success," Elizabeth
said. Husband Bob says his wife
takes her job very personal.
"These are her kids," he said.
"She cheers in their victories and
is with them in their failures."
Elizabeth, your family, friends,
co-workers and community
thank you for your dedication.
Ruby Jean Redman
recalls a 'pioneer'
Some things shouldn't
change. On Pioneer Day, Ruby
Jean Redman smiled affection-
ately beside her late husband's
legislative desk, now at home in
the 1914 Community Center.
It is a modest laminated desk
that speaks of common sense
and frugality. I wonder about
the voices of current legislative
desks? Here at election time, I
think Mr. Redman's desk could
teach them a thing or two.
Welcome home Frank
Welcome home Pvt. Frank
R. Murrow of Plant City son
of Lois and Greg Murrow on
leave until Nov. 22 after grad-
uating from the U.S. Army's
Advanced Infantry Training
He is a 2005 graduate of Plant
City High School and is attached
to the 15th Signal Brigade, 447th
Battalion, Fort Gorden, Ga.
All friends are invited to
stop by and visit at the Murrow
Happy birthday Kennedy
Kennedy Cullins and eight
Photo courtesy of Kubota News Bureau
Above, John Scarbrough, left, and Joey Wiggins join "Life is Grand" Kubota campaign in Ohio.
Below, Plant City's Frank R. Murrow is home on leave from the U.S. Army.
girlfriends recently celebrated
Kennedy's sixth birthday with
a tea at the home of grandpar-
ent's Jeff "Pop" and Barb
Barb presented the girls
with aprons she made espe-
cially for the party, and after
finger sandwiches, pink lem-
onade and petit fours, the girls
were treated to a manicure.
Attending the special tea
party were paternal
grandmother Nancy Cullins,
three aunts, Sarah Dixon, Carol
Plunk and Summer Adams.
Kennedy is the daughter of
Erin Cullins and David Cullins.
A great family is blessed
In Naples, growing up next
door to my grandparents,
aunts and uncles, extended
family was always around to
watch us when our parents
needed a babysitter. When I
moved to Plant City 30 years
ago and had no family nearby I
discovered the joys of having a
mother's helper right next
door. That was Jean Ann
Weaver, the daughter of long
time Plant City residents Jean
and the late Curtis Weaver.
Jean Ann became second mom
to my kids, for she not only
watched out for them, but
grew to love them as if they
were her own. I don't know
what I would have done with-
out her. After marrying Dave
Davenport and moving from
next door, she kept in touch
and embraced my grandkids
when they came along. Now,
God has blessed her and Dave
with two sons, brothers David
Curtis and Robert Theodore,
named after Jean Ann's father
and Uncle Robby and Dave
and his father Ted Watrous.
God bless this beautiful
Have a birthday or family
event you would like to see in
Betty's column? Send items
or mail or hand deliver to The
Courier, c/o Betty Briggs, 101
N. Wheeler St., Plant City, FL
Photo courtesy of Greg Murrow Sr.
Photo courtesy of Lincoln
Above, Elizabeth VandeSande
is Lincoln Elementary School's
Teacher of the Year. Below,
Ruby Jean Redman stands by
her late husband's Tallahassee
desk on Pioneer Day.
Above, enjoying Kennedy
Cullins' party were, from left,
Hailey Graczyk, Lily Batley,
Mayson Sparkman, birthday
girl Kennedy Cullins, Alyssa
Brady, Cathryn Wineinger and
Abbie DeWeese. In back are
Sara Adams and Delaney
Brady. At left, hostesses and
ladies from First Baptist
Church of Plant City shower
the Davenport Family with
gifts and blessings at a party
held in the Fellowship Hall.
-11 'An -- -
f'JSVEMBER9,'2dO6 .3V1# iE 9
SteinshouerBrings Hemingway Critics To Life
BRUTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY
ON A LITERARY TEAR
By GEORGE H. NEWMAN
Betty Jean Steinshouer minced no words in
defense of the legendary American author Ernest
Hemingway following her performance of "On Hem-
ingway: Three Views" at the Bruton Memorial Library
on Oct. 5.
"He wasn't a very nice man," Steinshouer said
during a question-and-answer period following her
The one-woman show was viewed by about 40
people, most of whom knew Steinshouer from her
Chautauqua performance in Plant City back in 2003.
"Hemingway's offspring were proud of him as a
writer. But it is questionable if they had any pride in
him as a father," Steinshouer said. "He was jealous of
his friends and fellow writers. He turned on his
editor, who he sued for no good reason, losing two
years that could have been used for more productive
ventures. In the end, he broke all their hearts."
In her "On Hemingway: Three Views" perform-
ance, Steinshouer portrayed Hemingway's contem-
porary acquaintances, Willa Cather, Marjorie Kinnan
Rawlings and Gertrude Stein.
Steinshouer developed her "Three Views" script in
1999. But she has been depicting Cather for more
than 17 years. She has done more than 3,500 per-
formances in 40 states and Canada.
Cather was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, one
who was named among the five best in America by
William Faulkner, who also included Hemingway
and himself on that list.
As Rawlings, Steinshouer said Hemingway put real
were proud of him as a
writer. But it is questionable
if they had any pride in him
as a father."
BETTY JEAN STEINSHOUER
people in his books; people who were known within
"He did some real damage to them. It was a
shame," the Rawlings character said.
Referring to Hemingway's fifth wife, Mary Welsh,
Rawlings said with a wicked little smile, "I'm not
sure, but I heard the present Mrs. Hemingway joins
her husband lying over herds of gazelle machine-
gunning into the herd. I'm not sure, but I heard
Steinshouer said she enjoys performing.
"I have managed to stay busy performing literary
characters for quite some time," she said. "I truly
love this work."
With her old standbys still in demand, Steinshouer
said she has new works coming to the stage for
"I am totally booked. But if I find a break in my
schedule I promise to come back to Plant City to
perform," Steinshouer told Anne Haywood, Bruton
Library director. "I love the people here."
Haywood has other performances schedule for
the library tour this fall.
GEORGE H. NEWMAN/Staff photo
Betty Jean Steinshouer does a question-and-answer
period Oct. 5 with members of the audience at the
Bruton Memorial Library following her performance
as three different women who were contemporaries
to Ernest Hemingway. In 1999, Steinshouer wrote the
narrative, "On Hemingway: Three Views," and
performs it all over Florida and several states out
West, representing Willa Cather, Marjorie Kinnan
Rawlings and Gertrude Stein in the one-woman
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Do er: S. Dover Rd & Downing St,
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL
illen Chapel: 1109 E. Laura St,
Mount Olive: 1113 W Madison St
lount Olive: Horton Rd, 737-2628
owin lea Apostolica:
150iCoson Rd, 737-3496
. postolicChurch ofJesus Christ:
1212 WReynolds, 477-5130
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Ibundant Life: Pinecrest Rd,
Bethany: 9804 Harney Rd,
1110 N. Gordon St., 752-5005
Crnistian Life Assenbly:
3120 S. Miller Rd., 657-4802
Dover First: SR 574 & Pettie Rd,
f./ill femph" 1.4t it l ilwbuwvmighiPollk
349 R 39 \. 52I .1.-S5
(harliv griffin Rd.
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lu,'kei reck Rd. "*'." 529
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(ounh. line Rd. "54-61089
i'rdneS: 'idn r Rd. '170 mi. I
of ildner-.Dotrer Rd, 659 .032
lurker (reek Rd. "1- 53"2
. lhaIa: lurker (reek Rd.
\.,'SR if.'. "S9
Ali/j Biaptist: 222. Ilajia (bhurb Rd.
.tnliorh' Horton Rd. "7"-13241
Berea- R.19 S. "."-1232
Bellman -(ork Rd. "52-9209
Bethel: MOi I. Renfro -it. 5-4-2239
Benlah: .llen 6 (ounitrline Rd,
litha. "r -.1122
Bible: (harlie t;riffln Rd,
Bun'hunotod renple: [ulid Dr &
R 5"'. "52-3"82
(a/ltan free i/ill.
3539 flpnell Rd I.
(edar 6roie: I. Ker-sille Rd.
centrall of lithia:
Pinecrsil & Ker'iille Rd
(bunrch on the Rock:
3011 f 4obmr.k. '52-3"40
/130. .. Shannon. he. 54--5383
(rossnmuad: R 39 $, Pinerest,.
Countroside Baptist (hurhb.
13322 .idnel Rd.. 51"-6200
Do er i/st: .\. (Gallagher Rd.
Fastside: 1318 F. Callioun ,I.
Lat Thonotosas.sa: lclnlosih
& Knights-Griffin Rd. 986-1316
faith temple Prim/lite:
808 If. Iashing/on /. S"5-666/
First Baptist Church of M.idway:
.1Idu t Rd. "52-'209
first Baptist lillhia:
Inlerseclion of WR 39 &
lUlhia.Pinecres Rd. '"3".1121
first Plant f(t':
50.1f Palmer. ".-5-410
first thonotosassa .lsssionarn:
lcintosh lRd. 986.-456
Harmmon Baptist church'
0008 U. knights Griffin Rd. 986-"165
IHopen-ell: R 39 S. "3"-3053
Knights: Paul Buchman I/ny.
lebanon: Branch Forbes Rd,
Lone Oak: Lone Oak Rd, 754-5278
Mount Morlai Freewill:
Warren &Johnson St, 754-4397
Mount Moriah Freewill:
2042 ColsonRd, 737-1490
Mount Olive: 604 W Ball St,
New Hope Freewill
3101 Sydney Dover Rd., Dover
New Mt. Zion Freewill:
3041 Daniels Rd., 752-3985
1700 N. Franklin St, 752-2779
Oakwood: Airport Rd, 752-5499
Plantu (ii Priuiti 'e:
5'i \.[IFers t". "5. 3261
Pleasant ',rote Firmt
tlrki-. (reek Rd. ".;" 2556
hitoil Baptist (hnrrhi.
905 W Terrace Dr., 754-7445
Springhead: S. Wiggins Road,
IO, hrnnell it. 5i 92
t lan % frweeull:
Hunter Ii warren V., "5i-o.SiJ
St. nlarr ill/sinnar
18104 S.A 60.. .3668
St. Itar. s (onmnunth tOn lh.
90" 1. Iaurn St. "5i-dllhl
iadneil il5 t(re Rd h(i. .)SI2
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544" fhrker (reek Rd.
lurkev (reek first:
Trapnell Rd. "52.-'9t
I icon lfi.,ionan: Ilaki Rdi
i'lconme Baptist: 11308 Heloomue
(hurbh St. (813) "3).228&
Iestside: 2503 I. tGranfield .Ire,
IhitelntriL Rd. 901 \. Ihitehnlrt Rd.
ille el tdoi 1551i (oantli Rd39.
I -02 ihal-n (Church Rd., Sidne.'
St. element : 11114 % .Ilexandi-r.Sl.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
A. M Ilder Rd: 9S38 Uilher Rd,
o(rk: (ork Roml. "52. 521
Laura S-: 1310 [. laura St.
Springhead: Wiggins Rd. "~5 .-l 5
first: 2108 honotosassa Rd.
,Ilclntosh Rd. ,\ oJ'Sf 5R"
CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL
.'en rare: 121 EF. lairan S
CHURCH OF GOD
iClevetnri Tern i
5209 Smilb-hR.iais Rd
Dm-er: Dounu ing St. 659-2900
Plant (ilv: 2103 Mudluke Rd. "52. 1591
rurke. (reek: fturke' Creek Rd
at SR 60, 3".-1331
1"02 A. arllor Rd. 986-/916
CHURCH OF GOD
iAnder rorin Irni,3n
hin.uuar First: 2808 Aingswa. .,.
Plant (11i: race fellow ship
"13 tsobrook \t. 3618190
First: \. Gordon and Baker St.
Gospel Tabernacle: Allen & Haines St
St. Peter's: 301 N. Carey St,
Destiny Church of Plant City
1112 N. Wheeler St.,
808 W Grant St.
Refuge Church of Our Lord:
728 W. Ball St.
full Gospel lahernailh.:
2i11/ ianinail Rdl. "i 4 .34L3
106S. Evers St.
Evangelists forJesus Tabernacle:
SR 574, E. of Dover; 659-0102
(all an. (hapel Plant ( iti
1310 %orth /',ailn.n i ie. .S92-051il
(hinstiln 6vroa th Ornhr:
1310,3. Shannon. '19-2909
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I,6 h l1nlin it. "5I 1133
lleep,, l/le fellowuship-
(orilla Rd. Ifoj R.9 \V.
Rei ii al Outrea. h (enter:
225 \. Dorer Rd. 6,1.2250
hingiliani Hall- I.' 12 \ inland hIe.
burb h of.lesus Christ LDS3:
1805 ,. Park Rd. '52-6.04
Ioupe IL 0S: 2001 Park Bihd, '52 4622
Iodof i' f.lCl:
2104I .IuIl lake Rdl. '52-606t
Plant (i (onmmaunity'
(hurch of Ihe \aarene
2H#02Iludlake Rmad ".52-h63
Full Gospel iellou ship:
I hWlin A.e.
Full Gospel /abermu le:
2311 intumomnd Rd. "54-3143
Greater Lne (Christian (enter
1109 V. franklin St. '59.-2"0
Impact family burmhip (enter
,Ieets al Sefner Fremnentari.
(hun'h of loritha:
902 F. Renjo St. "64-0929
tampa Bible Fellon ship-
10201 E. lHilslmrough.lie. "54-26"4
1911 ,\. Gordon 't. 659-2621
lounman's Praise and Worship Lenter.
1'.. 92 t
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3820 .loores lake Rd, Dover. 659-0123
Greater Ileights family
3301 Clemnons Rd. ~54-'088
hiung Iaters foursquare
(burch: 602 S. tiers St. '59-0528
.e'w IHope Iorship (enter:
803 taonci' S/, "5". 623
Doer: Ifoore s lake ', Ioliness
Church Rd, 659-1301
Church of the Ilting God&
1102/r'ler 1S. "54-5840
[l angelial Plahm ( i:
1107 (harlie Griffin Rd. "59-9383
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404 l. Rejuiiildsi -., Q-2.i2 21
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2911 lilhia .Pie'rest i,/t. iarica.
tork: 4315 h Sn .I//llen Rd.
Doite-r tl.t: llonre lake Rd ati
IlelluMtod (hnurrl Rd. 659-1415
first Plant (ifr 3( %. tigers 1t.
race: 1801. (hem' 1t. 659-3"18
Sunselt leighit: Halter Dr "'5-24-4
ip'inighead: 2305 Sparkiman Rd
St. luke: 809 F. laura St. '5"'6051
llionoosassa: fort King Hny' a
ifstleloeh r.. 986.135
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t2 IIR. Fngl/sh St. "52-9316
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1206 northh Park Rd.. "59-92-3
3505 Lone Oak Road. Plant City
Sunday School- 10 00 AM
Morning Woi ship 11.00 AM rl
Eveningr Worship 6:00 PM
Wednesday Adult & Youth Ministries
Kerry D. Beaty Pastor
Joe Bowles, Pastor
Sunday School for All Ages
Sunday at 9:00 a m.
Sunday Worship Services _
10:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Women's Scrapbooking Club
Wednesday Worship 6-15 p.m
Actrite. for Childrenr
& Sludents- 6-00 p.m.
905 W. Terrace Dr. ..n h,. i h j. r,T.,,, iH.
Saturday Vigil Mass:
4pm English, 6-30prn Spanish
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3224 San Jose Mission Dr.
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1104 N. Alexander St. JL
Plant City, FL 33563
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IN THE SPIRIT
The Rev. Garland Combs: Lebanon Baptist Church
When Garland Combs
meets with his preacher
friends to chitchat, they refer
to themselves as "The Sanhe-
drin." He's joking of course,
but the 78-year-old Baptist
minister has a quiet authority
about him born of much expe-
rience and prayer.
For more information about
Lebanon Baptist, 110 Forbes
Road, call 752-2006.
Q: Where were you born?
A: Chattanooga, Tenn., in
1928. I used to say I was
middle-aged but then my son
(Lee, 36) said, "Who do you
know that's 150?"
Q: Were you raised there?
A: Yes. I worked with my
dad in the foundry. An old
mule gave me a good
education; he taught me I
didn't want to be a farmer.
Then a foundry taught me I
didn't want to do that.
Q: Did you go to church?
A: My mother was a beauti-
ful lady. She was happy and
she liked fun. My dad was very
kind, patient and gentle. I
loved my dad. But we never
went to church together.
Later, I found my parents both
had been saved when they
Q: Who brought you to
A: I'd go with my wife (the
former Geneva Baker) when I
couldn't get out of it. Then I
was saved at 26. We've been
married 55 years.
Q: Did you go right into
A: No. I'm kind of a Jacob
because I'm always wrestling
with God. I didn't want to be a
preacher then I didn't want to
come to Florida. I stayed 20
years as pastor at Sheppard
Baptist Church in Chatta-
Q: Was your wife
A: Geneva I call her Sally -
has been perfect. I couldn't
have got a better wife if I'd
picked her myself. Even before
I was saved, God's hand was in
it. To be as kind and as loving
- she always supports me.
She's a great cook and she
never tries to step out front.
Q: When did you come to
A: We came to Lebanon to
fill in. Then they said, "Why
don't you drop that interim
title." It's been about 10 years.
Q: Characterize this
A: Loving and caring. It's
beginning to grow some. My
interest is trying to teach
people what God is teaching
me. I'd never be happy in a
large church. You've got 3,000
people, you've got 3,000 prob-
Q: Do you like Plant City?
A: I love tomatoes and I love
strawberries. When I moved
down here I thought I'd died
and gone to heaven. I grew up
in the country and I love the
Q: Do you have a favorite
A: "Great is thy faithful-
ness," "Amazing Grace." I love
the hymns. They tell the story
Q: What books are you
A: I've thrown away some
books. I call them, "Dr.
Sounding Brass." I take my
Greek, my lexicon, and my
King James Bible. More and
more I'm going back to just
reading the Word. The Bible is
really simple. God doesn't give
us a mystery. I've been taking
a fresh look and I'm amazed at
what I begin to see.
Q: Who's your Bible hero?
A: I guess Jacob (the Old
Testament character who
wrestled with God) because
we're so much alike. One I'd
like to meet is "The Demo-
niac" (a mentally disturbed
man Jesus healed). It's
going to be interesting to sit
DEREK MAUL/Staff photo
An old mule gave Garland Combs of Lebanon Baptist Church a
"good education" in his youth. "He taught me I didn't want to be
down in heaven and talk
Q: Do you watch television?
A: I guess there's none of
them I really watch. I usually
catch the news. I love sports
and I watch some of the games.
Q: Where do you like to eat?
A: We like Applebee's and
Sonny's (Real Pit Bar-B-Q). We
also go to Cracker Barrel and
Q: What gives you joy?
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The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce handed out its 2006 Business of the Year awards
at a banquet Nov. 2. "Plant City ... The Right Place, The Right Time, The Right Choice" was the
theme and Bob Tanner, executive vice president of Platinum Bank, was the emcee for the event.
Among the finalists were "In the Field" magazine, Magnolia Construction and Real Estate Inc.,
Hopewell Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, Tile Barn Carpet & Interiors, Edwards, Platt, &
Raulerson, Coakley & Co. P.A., Gulf Coast Turf & Tractor, Albertsons Inc. and Santa Sweets Inc.
Above: Annie Owens and Brett Milligan of A. Camacho Inc.
collect the Mid-Size Business Award. Below: Chief operating
officer Bill Ulbricht accepted the Large Business Award for
South Florida Baptist Hospital.
Above, David Butcher, left, and Steve Boggs of Boggs & Butcher Engineer accept the Growing
Business Award from chamber chairman Daniel M. Coton. Below, the husband and wife team of
Jimmy and Annie Carapezza of Central Florida Custom Homes Inc. took home the Small
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Contribution Award. Gil Gott accepted the honor.
Left: The event drew
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including staff from
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Herman A. Prosch, 92, of
Plant City died Oct. 21.
He was born in Alhambra,
Calif., and worked in a ship-
yard in Tampa during World
He was a lifelong farmer,
involved in poultry, truck
farming and citrus.
He was a member of Hope-
well Baptist Church.
He is survived by three
daughters, Betty Jones, Esther
Farkas and Dianne Bryant, all
of Plant City; nine grandchil-
dren; 13 great-grandchildren;
and four great-great-grand-
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Loretta R. Larson, 82, of
Plant City died Oct. 21.
She was born in Murphy,
N.C., and was a longtime resi-
dent of Plant City.
She was a Baptist.
She is survived by two
daughters, Audrey Marshall
and Geneva Baty; a sister,
Dorothy Faulkner; six grand-
children; and 10 great-grand-
Hillsboro Memorial Funeral
Isham A. Albritton, 84, of
Riverview died Oct. 23.
He was born in Chicora and
was a lifelong resident of Riv-
He served in the U.S. Coast
Guard and was a mechanical
engineer for American Can.
He is survived by a son,
Donnie of Thonotosassa; two
stepsons, Berkeley Jacobs and
Bruce Jacobs, both of Lithia;
four daughters, Linda Law-
rence of Riverview, Reine Cox
of Tavernier, Sue Stanaland of
Dover and Marian Berr of
Brandon; a stepdaughter, Dar-
lene O'Brien of Suwannee; a
sister, Lillian H. Beck of
Suwannee; and many grand-
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Donald W. "Little Donnie"
Maxwell Jr., 23, of Dover died
He was a lifelong resident of
Dover and was a stock clerk
for Winn Dixie.
He is survived by his par-
ents, Donnie and Barbara of
Dover; a sister, Crystal of
Tampa; paternal grandparents
Papa Hollis and Nanny Gloria;
and maternal grandparents
Papa Huey and Nanny Cherry
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Dolores A. Lee, 68, of Plant
City died Oct. 23.
She was born in Watertown,
Wis., and was a longtime resi-
dent of Plant City.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her
husband, Lonnie; a son, Derek
of Plant City; two daughters,
Leah White of Lakeland and
Linda Simpkins of Marian,
Ind.; a sister, Joyce Kopp of
Watertown; nine grandchil-
dren; and two great-grand-
Hopewell Funeral Home.
John P. "Pete" Rousseau, 38,
of Plant City died Oct. 26.
He was born in Providence,
R.I., and was a longtime resi-
dent of Plant City.
He was a land surveyor.
He is survived by his wife,
Jennifer; a son, Joshua of Plant
City; a daughter, Catalina of
Plant City; his father, William
H. of Savannah, Ga.; his
mother, Dorene of Factory-
ville, Pa.; a brother, Jason of
Tampa; a sister, Nicole Kli-
mash of Mayfield, Pa.; and
many uncles, aunts, cousins,
nephews and nieces.
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Joseph F. Niekro, 61, of
Plant City died Oct. 27.
He was born in Martins
Ferry, Ohio, and came here
He was a professional base-
ball player and played for the
Chicago Cubs, San Diego
Padres, Detroit Tigers, Atlanta
Braves, New York Yankees,
Houston Astros and Minne-
He attended St. Stephen
He is survived by his wife,
Debra A.; two sons, Lance of
Lakeland and J.J. of Plant City;
a daughter, Natalie of Scotts-
dale, Ariz.; his mother, Hen-
rietta of Lansing, Ohio; a
brother, Phil of Flowery
Branch, Ga.; a sister, Phyllis of
Evans, Ga.; and several neph-
ews and nieces.
Wells Memorial Funeral
James E. "Sambo" Blocker,
70, of Youngstown died Oct. 26.
He was born in Plant City
and had been a resident of
Youngstown for the past two
He was retired from the U.S.
Marine Corps where he served
for 20 years.
He was a Baptist and a
member of Masonic Lodge
No. 79, Disabled American
Veterans and Veterans of
He is survived by his wife,
Saundra; three sons, James E.
ofApollo Beach, Robert Arnold
of Manchester, N.H. and
Charles Arnold of Dayton,
Texas; three daughters, Linda
O'Hara of Dover, Judith Deese
of Panama City and Jeannie of
Tampa; two brothers, William
W. of Deer Park, Wash., and
Joseph C. of Tampa; a sister,
Martha N. Denny of San Anto-
nio; 12 grandchildren; and five
Heritage Funeral Home,
Stephanie N. Street, 23, of
Lakeland died Oct. 27.
She was born in Plant City
and was a lifelong resident of
She worked in medical bil-
ling for Dr. Afridi's office in
She attended First Baptist
Church of Midway.
She is survived by her son,
Dylan; her father, Charles; her
mother, Carla Rhoades; a
sister, Bridgette Owens;
maternal grandparents Ernest
and Catherine Street; and
maternal grandparents Wanda
Garrett and Janice Rhoades.
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Mary A. Ezelle, 21, of Mul-
berry died Oct. 27.
She was born in Winter
Haven and was a lifelong resi-
dent of Mulberry.
She worked in air condi-
She is survived by four
brothers, Chan O'Neal of Mul-
berry, Ryan O'Neal and Dar-
reen O'Neal, both of Lithia,
and Tony O'Neal of Dixon,
Mo.; two sisters, Lori Barrien-
tos and Gina Rogers, both of
Plant City; and her uncle and
aunt, Terry and Patricia
O'Neal of Dixon.
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Edward S. Lewis Jr., 63, of
Dover died Oct. 29.
He was born in Tampa and
worked in water well pump
He is survived by his wife,
Katherine L.; and a son,
Edward S. III of Lakeland.
Wells Memorial Funeral
Lila Park Sprole, 69, of
Ithaca, N.Y., died Oct. 29.
She was born in Plant City
and was the executive secre-
tary to the founders of Florida
Tile Industries in Lakeland
during the company's
formative years until she left
to begin raising her family.
She is survived by her
husband, Robert R.; two sons,
Robert III and James, both of
Ithaca; a daughter, Lila West-
berry of Ithaca; and three
She is also survived by her
"adopted" daughter Leila
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sary with family and friends Oct. 21 at
the Lakes of Countrywood.
They were married Nov. 10, 1956 in
Moline, Ill., and came to Plant City in
1999. They are members of the Lutheran
They have three children, Roby,
Randy and Ric; five grandchildren,
Randy, Ashley, Katie, Stephanie and
Jenny; and three great-grandchildren,
Sianne, Dayton and Cianne.
Ron and Susan Lewis of Plant City
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Trudy Michelle Lewis, to
James Derrick Hutchinson. He is the son
of Donald and Brenda Hutchinson.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of
Plant City High School and attends
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The prospective groom is a
1998 graduate of Plant City
A Dec. 23 wedding is
planned, at 2:30 p.m. at First
United Methodist Church,
John and Leigh Anne
Osborne of Plant City anno-
unce the engagement of their
daughter, Danielle Leigh
Osborne, to Jonathon Ernest
Goff. He is the son of Wayne
and Tracie Goff of Dover.
The bride-elect is a a gradu-
ate of Plant City High School.
The prospective groom is a
graduate of Tampa Bay Tech.
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Veteran's Career Ties Iwo Jima To Guan
FAMILY'S MILITARY BOND
COVERS OVER 60 YEARS
By GEORGE H. NEWMAN
SHistory in any nation often combines
time, families and individuals together
in one continuous chain of events.
An example of that can be found here
in Plant City when you consider the
personal and military history of retired
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Clarence
Barror, 72, is a retired minister now
living in Plant City. He was born in
: ., Toledo, Ohio, and briefly attended
: .Olivet College in Kankakee, Ill. He
-i' .-.. dropped out of Olivet, where he was
S' studying for the ministry, to help care
'for his ailing mother.
The Korean War was in full swing and
S. Uncle Sam had other plans for the
S : young man. Barror soon received his
'' draft papers.
0. "I joined the Navy to escape tromping
around in the mud," Barror said. "I
..' signed up for a four-year hitch that
': eventually lasted more than 20 years.
Once I got in there I decided to makethe
most of it."
Following basic training at Great
".'. Lakes Naval Station, Barror married
... Gloria Collett, who works as a reception-
Allist at the Plant City offices of The Courier
.'"' ,r:" d".: .' .i "' --'%' "' "' .. ;: .- '. -' .. and The Tampa Tribune.
....--' .-. *..- ....- "Thatwas the best career move I ever
S. ...made," Barror said.
In the Navy, Barror worked during the
.. '. 1950s as a medical corpsman responsi-
ble for supplies aboard the USN Le Roy
4. .- Eltinge, a troop carrier that shuttled
,s foreign troops to and from Seoul, South
*. ....-' -. cFollowing Korea, he continued his
Education in the Navy by attending
........."every school they would send me to."
Barror served during the Vietnam
War aboard the helicopter transport
ship USS Iwo Jima. The ship was
commissioned onAug. 26, 1961, named
in memory of the WWII battle for
pit. -control of the Japanese island fought for
i ,from Feb. 19 to March 26, 1945. The
photograph by Joe Rosenthal of U.S.
c Marines raising the American flag on
SJim. B o a, a Iwo Jima is one of the most famous
Wr.Bri s a---i ret'ire minister -.now!--a photographs ever taken.
The USS Iwo Jima was deployed to
the Western Pacific, one of six deploy-
ments the ship would make to the
region. Many of the wounded in
Vietnam were airlifted to the floating
Photos courtesy of Clarence Barror hospital on the Iwo Jima. The ship and
Clarence Alonzo Barror recreates the flag raising at Iwo Jima aboard the USS crew were awarded many citations
Iwo Jima. Barror, an aspiring artist, served on the Iwo Jima during the Vietnam honoring their service. But itwas in April
War. Barror, 72, is a retired minister now living in Plant City. 1970 when the Iwo Jima made history as
During Operation Desert Storm, Barror's daughter, Navy Capt. Collette Armbruster, was serving in t
the hospital ship Mercy. Armbruster was invited to see the mural her father painted on the Iwo Jim
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:he Persian Gulf aboard
la 20 years earlier.
the primary recovery ship for the Apollo
13 mission to the moon.
"I was chief medical corpsman aboard
the Iwo Jima when we were notified of
our role in the Apollo mission," Barror
said. "Our captain, L.E. Kirkemo, knew
that I was an aspiring artist and he came
to me with an idea."
The ship's captain told Barror that the.
Apollo recovery assignment would put
the Iwo Jima in the spotlight to be seen
by people all over the world.
"He asked me if I could reproduce the
raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima
on the ship's interior hangar door,"
Barror said. "He had a copy of the
photograph in his quarters. I told him I
would do my best."
Barror painted a life-sized replica of
the flag raising using oil paints from the
ship's stores. Because of his extraordi-
nary effort, passing up shore leave to
finish before the ship sailed, Barror
received a special commendation from
the ship's captain.
But that wasn't the end of the story.
"Anyone who has seen the movie
'Apollo 13' knows there was an explosion
aboard the space craft and they never
made the planned landing on the
During a perilous flight filled with real-
life drama, the Apollo crew flew around
the moon and made a pinpoint landing
in the Pacific just four miles from the
waiting USS Iwo Jima. Because of the
serious nature of the physical stress
caused to the crew on the spacecraft,
there was no welcome aboard ceremony
and no world broadcast.
The Apollo crew fared well-and the
ship's crew was proud to be on hand to
bring them aboard, safe and sound. But
the painting of the flag-raising on Iwo
Jima, still protected and honored by the
ship's crew, remained unseen by the
"I was land based in Saigon as a Navy
medical adviser to the South Vietna-
mese," Barror said. "In November of
19701 was sent home."
Barror was then assigned to Harpers
Ferry, W.Va., where he spent his last year
in the Navy. He also served his first year
in church ministry at the Church of the
Nazarene. He was ordained to the
ministry in 1973 and served in that
capacity in five different churches during
the next 13 years, retired and moved
with his wife to Florida.
Barror and his wife are members at
the Church of the Nazarene in Lakeland.
He continues to volunteer as a Sunday
school teacher, speaks-atWednesday
services when called upon;using Bible
study as his guide. -" .. -
S""I am proud of myservice f6 bur
country," Barror said. "I gained more
from my time in the Navy than I could
ever explain. But my fondest memory
regarding dithe Iwo Jima has to do with my
Presently, Collette Barror Armbruster
is the captain of nurses at the Naval Base
hospital in Guantanamo, Cuba.
Back in the 1990s, during die military
operation in the Middle East known as
Desert Storm, Armbruster was stationed
aboard the hospital ship USS Mercy in
the Persian Gulf. As fate would have it,
the Iwo linma, refirted for combat
support, was also stationedd there.
"The Mercy and die whvo inma were,
bodtpart ol the fleet anchored on
station," Barror said. "The captains of
the Mercy dnd the Iwo Jima got together
iand invited my daughter totaor the Iwo
I Lma and ha% e her picture taken in front
of dhe mural I painted 25 \,ears before.
She was thrilled to do it. She made me
Pictures, of Capt. Armbruster were
printed in worldwide militarymaga-
zine s, giving honor to the USS Iwo Jima,
die men who fought and died to raise
that flag, Aid die chief petty officer who
was commissioned to paint the scene for
the whole world to see, again.
"I know Collette was proud to view
that mural while on station," Barror said.
"I was awfully proud to paint it."
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Crazy Hats at Knights
The "Crazy Hat Contest" at Knights Baptist Church was just part of the church's
Fall Festival Oct. 21. At left, Skylar Hyson was the winner in the 11-and-younger
category. Below, Marci DeShong took first in the 12-and-older group.
At left, Anna Marie Smith took second for
those 11 and younger. Above, George Phillips
was the second place winner for those 12
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Students at Walden Lake Elementary School show off their new dictionaries courtesy of the Daybreak Rotary Club of Plant City and the Plant City Rotary Club.
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display their works
The following Tomlin Middle School stu-
dents have their art work on display at the Flor-
ida Blood Services Center, 1902 Jim Redman
Parkway, through the end of November: Estella
Antunez, Michael Barron, Kayleene Connell,
Matt Grove, Joshua Hanks, Amanda Manning,
Garrett Meek, Jovanne Morales, Pablo Perales,
Stephanie Reeves and Renae Stepp.
The following students have been named to
the principal's honor roll for the first nine-week
grading period at Burney Elementary School:
Emily Arevalo, Cameron Chancey, Chardon-
nay Jackson and Berlyn St. Brun.
Honor Roll: Sara Adkins, Abraham Aguilera,
Jordan Baker, Beatriz Balderrama, Haley
Bumpus, Akmee Burton, Coriah Callins,
Qumari Campbell, Jessica Campuzano, Ari-
onna Clarke, Jocelyn Cloutier, Kijafi Coney,
Vanessa Cornett, Dustin Crews, Alexandra
Cuevas, Jessica Davis, Yvonshe Davis, Desean
Defoe, Kylie Degarmo, Martha Delgado,
Tomeia Denson, Jajeisdaly Diaz, Sequala Durn,
Christian Espinal, Kinyawna Fortson, Fidel
Franceda, Jada Fullwood, Christian Garcia,
Cristal Garcia, Juan Garcia, Sara Gaudlap, Sua-
kevia Gilmore, Mireya Gutierrez, Nicholas
Gutierrez, Harmonie Harrell, Jeffery Haynes,
Dakota Hunter, Daisy Hurtado, Jordan Johns,
Nicholas Karppe, Darius Kelley, Raquel Kelley,
Ambria Keys, Courtney Kinkade, Michaela
Knox, Tyrese Lewis, Celene Lopez, Janiece
Lowe, Abigail Lozoya, Diana Martinez, Olivia
McAnulty, LeDarrin McKenzie, Edwin Mejia,
Joe Merrin, Dajionea Michael, Armoni Miller,
Drew Mills, Sharice Morales, Marteka Morris,
Summer Morrow, Garrett Neubaum, Deacon
Olsen, Michael Onate, Monet Parrett, Chavanti
Perry, Breonna Porter, Kamara Porter, Lamar
Porter, William Porter, Jadun Range, Brian
Ritzler, Jordin Robinson, Elizabeth Rodrfguez,
Leonel Rodrfguez, Julissa Ruiz, Sergio Salme-
ron, Alexis Sanchez, Dedrion Sanders, Eliza-
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Deja Simmons, Andrea Smith, Ronda Smith,
Julissa Soto, Akia Thomas, Christen Tompkins,
Paola Trejo, Orlando Varela, Ricardo Vargas,
Johnathan Walker, Jana Washington, Alexis
Williams, Alicia Zarate and Jose Zarate.
The following students were named to the
Principal's Honor Roll for the first nine weeks
at Springhead Elemencary School:
Third grade: Samantha Colborn, Mateo
Copado, Kenlee Andreu, Morgan Langston,
Johnathan Jaramillo, Lauren Breuer, Melissa
Aguilar and Leslie Fragoso.
Fourth grade: Haley Burleson, Halle Braden,
Cornell Bryant, Caitlyn Kent, Bertha, Mura-
talla, Anel Ramirez, Eva Reyes, Rodolfo Rodri-
guez and Justine Reeves.
Fifth grade: Jennifer Hicks, Regan McGavin,
Brooke McLaughlin and Kaitlin Moua.
The following students were named to the
Principal's Honor Roll for the first nine weeks
at Cork Elementary School:
First grade: Blaiz Millerleile, Cassie McFaul,
Charlie Ray, Chase Lawson, Cooper Gaffney,
Dakotah Almas, Devyn Hoffman, Ethan Spark-
man, Hannah Wright, Jack Bazley, Katelyn
Wyatt, Kayla Rini, Logan Kinsinger, Lucas
Jones, Mackenzie Edgemon, Megan Burrus,
Meghan Cole, Noriana Hall, Owen Summers,
Peyton Ray, Quinn Hyde, Rylee Norbut, Sariah
Herrera, Tiernan Doyle and Zoe Festa.
Second grade: Cali Boles, Cameron Hinton,
Elle Kroslak, Emily Walker, Garrett Gray, Grace
Barry, Jack Ray, Jax Crossen, Jayde Kicklighter,
Kaitlyn Brevik, Lauren Madera, Mary Beth,
Stewart, Monica Rangel, Parker Killebrew,
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Clay Joyner, Colin Allman, Emily Matthews
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"Statistics show that women who are in that
valley of indecision will choose life for their
baby if they get to see the baby through an
ultrasound," she said.
"Once they see that this is a real person they
are also more likely to seek prenatal care and
take care of themselves."
Nurse manager Melissa Turner will join Dr.
Carlos Lamoutte, the center's medical direc-
tor, on staff at the center.
"I am very excited to be a part of this,"
Turner said. "It's a wonderful, life-affirming
Offering ultrasound is "a dream come true"
said Hendricks, in her sixth year at the center.
"It's all thanks to community support, which
we continue to need. This is just the begin-
Opened in 1994, the center provides free
services to women facing an unplanned preg-
nancy. About 1,500 women come to the center
each year, according to the center.
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Collins St., or to set up an appointment for a
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Miller and her two daughters
of Locke, N.Y.
Lansing Funeral Home,
James Q. Grubbs, 76, of
Plant City died Oct. 30.
He was born in New Albany,
Miss., and was a longtime res-
ident of Plant City.
He was a pastor with United
Assembly Church for 34 years.
He is survived by his wife,
Cherry M.; three sons, Travis,
Johnny and Jimmy; four
daughters, Shirley Haupert,
Jaine Lux, Terri Overmiller
and Cherry Hale; two broth-
ers, Gerald and Ricky; four sis-
ters, Sylvia Rush, Glenda
'Clark, Patricia Williams and
Loretta Williams; 12 grand-
children; and 13 great-grand-
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Murray T. Dyal, 55, of Plant
City died Oct. 30.
He is survived by his wife,
Helen; a son, Murray Jr. of
Plant City; a daughter, Brea
Cuppit of Louisiana; a stepson,
Eddie Williams of Plant City; a
stepdaughter, Loreta Wales of
Wildwood; a brother, Stanley
of Plant City; two sisters, Linda
Cobb of Plant City and Geor-
gia Strothers of North Caro-
lina; and good friend Joe Miller
of Plant City.
Judith Tillis Oliff, 49, of
Plant City died Oct. 31.
She was born in Dade City
and was a lifelong resident of
She was a school bus driver
for Hillsborough County and
attended Lebanon Baptist
She is survived by her
husband, Richard; two daugh-
ters, Melissa Bath of Clarks-
ville, Tenn., and Amy Waller of
Plant City; a stepson, Rick
Falin of Lakeland; a step-
daughter, Tiffany of Lakeland;
a brother, Harold D. Tillis; a
sister, Barbara A. Davis of
Lecanto; and five grandchil-
Wells Memorial Funeral
Edward H. DeShong, 72, of
Dover died Oct. 31.
He was a lifelong resident of
Dover and served in the U.S.
Navy during the Korean War.
He was a Baptist and a tile
setter for Acousti Engineering
for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife,
Mildred; two sons, Ken of
Plant City and Jamie of Lithia;
a daughter, Gina Reichmuth
of Tampa; three brothers, Carl,
Willard and Owen, all of
Dover; and six grandchildren.
Hopewell Funeral Home.
Robert J. Markey Sr., 69, of
Plant City died Oct. 31.
He was born in Canton,
Ohio, and was a machinist.
He is survived by his wife,
Donna; three sons, Robert,
Charles and Howard; four
daughters, Mary, O'Grady,
Clara Markey, Diann McNabb
and Tammie Mashburn; a
brother, Ralph; a sister,
Martha; 13 grandchildren; and
Haught Funeral Home.
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repeatedly with a Taser. They
question the lack of indepen-
dent medical studies on the
long-term effects of 50,000
volts traveling through
Plant City police Tasers
come with a computer chip
that records when and how
many times the weapon has
been deployed as well as a
video camera that "starts
shooting" when the Taser is
triggered. This allows the
department to review any
complaints suspects might
raise concerning misuse and
excessive firing of the
Tasers, a good idea?
Police say yes; some
communities say no.
Amnesty International is
calling for a moratorium on
the use of all electroo
muscular weapons," saying
bad cops can abuse them
and torture their victims.
In an effort to prevent this
from occurring, Amnesty
International might want to
consider the following:
1. Do not threaten or point
a gun or other weapon at a
police officer ever.
2. Do what the police
officer tells you to do. When
you are told to do it.
3. Refer to 1 and 2 and you
will not be Tasered.
For others who cringe at
the thought of subduing an
out-of-control bad guy with
a 50,000-volt electrical jolt
from a Taser consider the
alternatives: Does the use of
a club sound better? How
about the release of a 15-fool
cloud of pepper spray that
might harm innocent
bystanders, or how about a 9
mm pistol and deadly force?
McDaniel should be
applauded for bringing the
Taser to Plant City. It gives
police a way of resolving
potentially deadly situations
with the least amount of
injury or force to the police
officer and to the offender.
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Jack Holland, the director for the city recrea-
tion and parks department, said the event
brought in about $20,000. He estimated the
city spent less than $2,000 in using city recrea-
tion and parks employees and equipment to
clear the trails on the property needed for the
"Jackobury was a success for the city on
many fronts," Holland said. "We provided
good family entertainment, provided an
opportunity for our high school students to
bank community service hours toward gradua-
tion and gave the public a good experience on
Dicks and Holland agree that the Jackobury
concept could be repeated on the property as
an annual event.
"We could also create exhibits for the Fourth
of July, a spring festival and other annual
events on that property to offset expenses,"
Dicks said. "With the approval of the city com-
mission that property could do good things for
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A conceptual plan developed by Dicks and
recreation department personnel in 2004
shows the Urban Forest Park with paths and
open areas that closely resemble the finished
Public access would be on Park Road, west
of the railroad tracks that separate the property
from the stadium. Parking is located in spaces
adjacent to pavilions, open areas, hiking trails,
bike paths and conservation areas.
"It is all conceptual until we get full approval
from the commission," Dicks said. "But the
plan is a good one. The need is there. And a
passive park would be a good addition to our
recreation and parks now operating in the
Holland will present a report concerning the
Jackobury'event and the Urban Forest to the
city commission through the city manager's
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Rotary Daybreak Club
The Rotary Daybreak Club meets Mon-
days at 7 a.m. at Community Conference
Room, South Florida Baptist Hospital, 301
N. Alexander St. For more information
contact Mike Mcminn, 719-3959.
The Plant City Kiwanis Club meets
Wednesday at noon at the Ramada Inn,
2011 N. Wheeler St.
Call: Ken Gibbs, 752-6171.
Strawberry Singles Club invites singles
to a dance every Friday from 8 p.m. to
midnight at the Stardust Dance Center in
Plant City Plaza, 1405 Collins St.
The cost is $5 for members, $7 for
Call: 752-9277 or 759-2063.
The Plant City Civitan Club meets the
first and third Thursday of every month
at 6:45 a.m. at the Orange Blossom Tea
Room, 106 S. Evers St.
Call: Ann Churchwell, 986-2827.
Hope Al-Anon meets Mondays at 7:30
p.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church, 1104
N. Alexander St., Room 7. Call: 752-5316.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity of Plant City
meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday
of the month at the First United Meth-
odist Church Wesley Center.
Call Don Rainard, 707-0331.
Square dances and square dancing
lessons are held on a regular basis at
Strawberry Square, 4401 Boot Bay Road.
Information: 752 0491 or
Florida A&M Alumni
The Florida A&M University National
Alumni Association's Plant City chapter
meets every fourth Monday at 6:30 p.m.
at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist
Church, 911 E. Warren St.
Call: Bea Crowell, 752-0451.
PCHS Class of 1951
The Plant City High School Class- of
1951 meets the second Tuesday of the
month at the Ramada Inn, 2011 N.
Wheeler St. Call: 752-8479.
PCHS Class of 1953
The Plant City High School Class of
1953 meets the second Tuesday of each
month at 11:30 a.m. at Tony's Airside
Restaurant at the Lakeland Airport.
Call: 752-6317 or 633-0029.
Junior Art League
The Junior Art League of Plant City
meets the first Friday of every month
from 7 to 8:45 p.m. at Ms. Cherie's Art &
Frame Shop, 119 W. Alexander St.
The group was formed to help chil-
dren appreciate art and participate in
hands-on activities. Call: 719-6887.
Infant, child safety
South Florida Baptist Hospital, 301 N.
Alexander St., offers infant and child
safety seat checks on Fridays in the main
hospital lobby. Call: 754-4444.
Turkey Creek Class of 1955
The Turkey Creek High School Class
of 1955 meets the fourth Thursday of the
month at 8:30 a.m. at BuddyFreddys,
1401 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
All classmates, teachers and staff
members are encouraged to attend.
Winter Visitor's Club
The Winter Visitor's Club meets for
business and potluck dinners every
Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Membership is $10 per year and
includes shuffleboard tournaments.
Call: 754-4130 or 757-9165.
The Plant City Lions Club meets Tues-
days at noon at the Ramada Inn, 2011 N.
Call: Judy Barta, 752-6193.
PCHS Class of 1958
The Plant City High Class of 1958
meets for breakfast the fourth Tuesday
of every month at 8:30 a.m. at Fred's
Farmers Market Restaurant, 1401 Martin
Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call: 659-0421.
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Haven with Joe, his wife
Debbie, and some other Silver
Bullet players to watch Joe's
son Lance play in a high
school baseball game. Joe was
so proud of his son. He was
thrilled to see Lance compet-
ing and doing well. His
happiness was contagious."
Gouthro was mentioned by
Phil Niekro at the funeral
service at St. Stephen.
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A: One of the joys of life is
the word of God. And it's still
Q: What gives you hope?
A: The Lord said, "I'm
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until they (Israel) acknow-
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return unto the Lord ... and he
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Happy 50th Anniversary
Bob & Bev Pettit
High School Sweethearts November 10th, 1956
After 50 years they are still sweehearts
November 10th, 2006
We are so proud of our parents because they have always been there for
us and our children. We are thankful for all the loving encouragement
they have given to their family & friends. There was an anniversary party
at The Lakes of Countrywood on October 21s1 with family & friends.
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to stand," Gouthro said. "I
was crying my eyes out and
would probably have fainted
on the spot. The Niekros were
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Gouthro and many others
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took the time to meet him won't
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We're smoking' in Plant City
4th Annual Plant City Chamber of Commerce Pig Jam
Saturday, Nov. 18
10 a.m.-5 p.m. BBQ Competition free admission, parking $3
Randy Larson Softball Four-Plex
1900 South Park Road/1401 Albertsons Drive, Plant City
Featuring three categories of competition:
* Albertsons Professional BBQ Cook-off $15,000 purse
* The Tampa Tribune Amateur Competition
* Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce Kids' Competition.
Pig Jam is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.
Prizes will be awarded in each category.
Kids' activities include rock climbing wall, moon walks and more.
Performances by: Buck Hummer and the Pick Ups, and Crisis Band
For more information, call 813-754-3707 or visit www.plantcitychamber.com.
Alday-Donaldson Title Agency Inc.
Circle K Stores Inc.
City of Plant City
Felton's Meat & Produce
Fred's Market Restaurant
HCC Plant City Campus
Hillsborough Title Inc.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel
Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Ramada Plantation House
Sparky's Food Store
Star Distribution Systems
Sunny Florida Dairy Inc.
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The Day Sam Walton Came To Plant City
RETAIL GIANT'S VISIT
By LINDA CHION KENNEY
David Storck knows a thing
or two about Wal-Mart.
In fact, he knows about 25
years worth of things, having
retired from the company
after a stint that included
opening the Wal-Mart on
Bloomingdale Avenue 20
years ago, on Sept. 27, 1986.
Brandon was a much differ-
ent place back then, but to
Storck, who started with Wal-
Mart in Salem, Ill., coming to
Brandon was like moving "to
"I came from a town of 350
people, Farina, Illinois, where
I had to drive 25 miles to get to
work in Salem, a town of about
5,000," he said. "That was a
big town in southern Illinois.
Moving down here, to Bran-
don, was like moving to the
city, even back then."
Storck, who retired this
year, said he remembers
working as the store manager
in Plant City, back when Wal-
LINDA CHION KENNEY/Staff photo
Former Wal-Mart employee
David Storck still remembers
the day Sam Walton cam to
Mart was housed in what is
now Southern Hospitality on
James L. Redman Parkway.
The store was about 66,000
"Sam Walton (Wal-Mart's
founder) came to Plant City in
1991," he said. "He told me,
'This is the best Wal-Mart I've
been to,' and I'm sure he said
that to all of them he visited.
He asked me, 'Is this store big
enough?' And I said, 'No, we
need more space.' He got on
the phone and said, 'I'm down
here in Plant City. We need a
new barn down here, this one
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isn't big enough.' Within a
week, people from the home
office were down here looking
Plant City got its "new
barn," a Wal-Mart at 2602 Jim
Redman Parkway, which
opened at about 127,000
square feet, only to be later
remodeled into a superstore
of about 203,000 square feet,
Storck said. The original Plant
City store was the first Wal-
Mart store in Florida. Two
other Wal-Marts had opened
before the one in Plant City,
but they were buildings con-
verted from another retail
Storck said he started his
career at a gas station, restau-
rant and general store on
Interstate 57 in Farina, Ill.
When Wal-Mart entered the
scene, everything for him
"For people who worked in
country stores like myself it
was a whole new ballgame,"
he said. "We did a tremendous
volume at Wal-Mart, but I've
got to tell you. Stores today do
twice as much business in one
day that we did in the old store
in a week."
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Trinkle Center at Hillsborough
Community College, 1206 N.
City Commission workshop,
A city commission work-
shop on the city's emergency
management plan is set for
Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. to be fol-
lowed by the commission's
regular meeting at 7:30 in city
hall, 302 W. Reynolds St. The
regular meeting will include
the following public hearings:
fire, police and transportation
impact fees; water and waste-
water development fees; and
hazardous material emer-
gency response cost recovery.
Square and round dancing
Strawberry Square, 4401
Boot Bay Road, will offer
beginner square dance lessons
Nov. 13 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Caller/teacher: Roland Blan-
chette. Square dance lessons:
8 to 9:30 p.m.
All levels of square and
round dances are available
throughout the week.
Information: 752 0491 or
Brandon High Class of '57
The Brandon High School
Class of 1957 will get together
Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. to plan for
the 50-year reunion. Location:
Joyce Mays Traina, 621-5981.
A "Plant foi thie Holida\y
gardening program will be
offered Nov. 13 from 7 to 8
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p.m. at Bruton Memorial
Library, 302 McLendon St.
Bring a plant for the plant
Garden Club meeting
The Plant City Garden Club
will meet Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at
the garden club building, 1112
N. Wheeler St. The guest
speaker will talk about orna-
mental grasses. Call: 759-
Intro to e-mail
Bruton Memorial Library,
302 McLendon St., will offer
an introductory class on how
to use e-mail Nov. 15 from 2 to
3 p.m. Registration required
one hour before class begins;
class size is limited.
The Tampa Parks and Rec-
reation Department's Creative
Arts Theater will present the
holiday-themed puppet show
"Silver Spurs" Nov. 15 at 9:30
and 10:30 a.m. at the Thonoto-
sassa Branch Library, 10715
Information: 273-3652, Ext.
2, or www.hcplc.org.
Putnam's rep to
A caseworker from the office
of U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam will
be available to meet with con-
stituents of the 12th
Congressional District Nov. 15
from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Bruton
Memorial Library, 302 McLen-
Call: (863) 534-3530.
Free ESL class
Free English as a Second
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Language classes are offered
Wednesday from 6:30 to 9
p.m. at Don Pollo Restaurant,
2403 Reynolds St. The classes
are sponsored by the Church
of Scientology of Tampa. Call:
The University of South
Florida Suncoast Gerontology
Center will present "Alzhei-
mer's Disease: What Family
Caregivers Need to Know"
Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. at the Lakeland Regional
Medical Center auditorium in
Lakeland. Call: 974-4355.
Holiday packing tip seminar
The UPS Store, 117 W. Alex-
ander St., will will present a
holiday packing tip seminar
Nov. 16 from 6 to 6:45 p.m.
Store personnel will offer tips
on best packing materials and
techniques to ensure a safe
Chamber plans after
The Greater Plant City
Chamber of Commerce will
play host to its Business After
Hours event Nov. 16 from 5:15
to 7 p.m. at Image Depot, 1701
S. Alexander St., Suite 112-1.
The fourth annual Plant
City Pig Jam State Barbecue
Championship will be Nov. 18
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the
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Plex, 1810 E. Park Road. The
event will offer music, live
entertainment and plenty of
activities. Admission is free;
parking is $3.
Information: 754-3707 or
A cartooning workshop for
ages 5 to 15 will take place
Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. at Bruton
Memorial Library, 302 McLen-
don St. Tickets are available
one week in advance, materi-
als will be provided.
Holiday book sale
The Friends of the Bruton
Memorial Library Holiday
Book Sale is scheduled for
Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at the library, 302 McLendon
St. Shop for books, videos and
If you suffer from frequent headaches
and are taking pain relievers more
than 2-3days a week, you may be ex-
periencing rebound headaches. The
very medications you are taking to
relieve the pain may actually be caus-
ing more pain. Rebound headaches
occur because your body adapts to the
medication. Using too much inhibits
your brain's ability to sense and re-
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the pain worsens and you take more
medication perpetuating the cycle.
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headaches, see your doctor for help in
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other items. Proceeds to bene-
fit the library.
The UPS Store, 117 W. Alex-
ander St., will be visited by a
Pilgrim and Indian Nov. 18
from 9 to 11 a.m. The store will
offer free pictures to any child
who brings in a canned or
boxed-food item for the
United Food Bank. Call: 754-
Strawberry Classic Car Show
The Strawberry Classic Car
Show will be Nov. 18 from 4 to
9 p.m. in and around McCall
Park, 100 N. Collins St. Specta-
tors will see cars and trucks
manufactured in 1981 and
before antiques, customs,
classics and hot rods. Free
parking is available on sur-
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Thanksgiving fish fry
Cedar Grove Baptist
Church, 8201 Cedar Grove
Church Road, will host its
annual community Thanks-
giving fish fry Nov. 18 at 5:30
p.m. The menu will included
fried grouper, hushpuppies,
grits, baked beans, cole slaw,
dessert and tea. Donation is
Adult storytelling workshop
Learn how your children
can participate in the April
2007 Storytelling Festival at an
adult storytelling workshop
Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at Bruton
Memorial Library, 302 McLen-
don St. Each participant will
receive a free manual.
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Raiders Nervously Anticipate Playoff
PL ANT CITY HOSTS LAKE GIBSON coach get in a confrontation with a player. Dan O'Re-
gan was not with the Sharks Friday night. Some
By DAREK SHARP media outlets referred to the Sharks as "listless" but
email@example.com Kelley wasn't buying it.
"If you can look at the tape of that game, and prove
In describing his team's mental state entering its to me that Riverview was listless, please try and do
first football playoff game in seven years, Plant City it," he said. "They were trying to win that ball game.
head coach Kevin Kelley probably speaks for every It's not like they went out there and laid down for us.
fan of the Raiders. They couldn't run the ball, had to start to try and
"It's kind of a nervous-anticipation thing," Kelley pass and we jammed them up, plain and simple."
said. Not only did Plant City's defense play well against
Kickoff for the Class 5A-Region 2 quarterfinal Riverview, it did all of the team's scoring. Kris Bel-
matchup Friday against Lake Gibson is 7:30 p.m. at lamy jumped a short pass route and intercepted the
Raider Stadium. ball, avoiding several tackles for a 20-yard touch-
No doubt everyone who packs into the home down that put Plant City ahead 7-3 in the second
stands at Plant City High School will be right there quarter. In the third, Riverview fumbled at its own 30
with the team, excited about the Raiders' first post- and Denzel Drone took it all the way back.
season game since a 1999 loss to Lakeland. In the five victories, Plant City has allowed only 5.5
But the "nervous" part comes in when considering points per game as opposed to a 27.4 average during
the opponent. Lake Gibson comes to town with more the first half of the year.
than just a previous win over the Raiders to create Naturally the flip side is that the Raiders must
some anxiety. generate more offense to have a chance at beating
The Braves are ranked in the top 10 of Class 5A and Lake Gibson.
proved worthy of that last week when they defeated "The offense actually had some big plays (against
Winter Haven, which earlier this year handed Arm- Riverview), we did some good things as far as key
wood its only loss of the season, third-down conversions," Kelley said. "One drive we
Plant City, however, recorded its most impressive were pinned at our own 3 and got it out to the 45, and
result of the season Friday when it knocked off River- that's huge for field position. But we fumbled at their
view. The 14-6 win made the Raiders' turnaround 23 once. It's still the same bug finishing drives."
complete: from an 0-5 start to a 5-0 finish. Lake Gibson beat the Raiders 34-7 in the fourth
A win over Riverview, a 7-3 team which won six of week of the season. Since then not much has
those games by at least 21 points, should stand on its changed about the Braves. The key to stopping them
own but Kelley actually has had to defend the result. is trying to contain running back Bilal Powell.
Riverview had just been eliminated from playoff "You have to be aggressive to do it," Kelley said.
contention and earlier in the week had its head "They throw a lot of different sets at you. Everybody
Game With Braves
on defense has to do his job."
Last week in beating Winter Haven 14-6, Powell
had 152 yards and by Kelley's estimation, another
130 or so negated by penalties.
The Braves certainly have some notable victories.
Not only did the Braves give Winter Haven its only
loss to a team not named Lakeland, they did the
same service to Kathleen. Even though Lake Gib-
son's 40-27 defeat of the Red Devils came way back
in the season opener, it looks pretty formidable given
the fact that last week, Kathleen led Lakeland until
losing 29-26 in the final minute.
On the other hand, Lake Gibson's only loss outside
of a 46-7 decision to Lakeland came against River-
Quarterback Breshawn Barnes has steadily
improved throughout the season, and sophomore
Aaron Truedell has burgeoned as an offensive threat
to supplement Powell.
By virtue of its 5A-District 7 championship, Plant
City does not have to concern itself with Lakeland
right away. If the Raiders knock off Lake Gibson
Friday, they will be at home again for the region
semifinals against the Chamberlain-Land 0' Lakes
On the other side of the 5A-Region 2 bracket, Lake-
land hosts Brandon and Gaither visits Alonso. Last
year Lakeland and Lake Gibson, both from 5A-Dis-
trict 8, won their first two games for a rematch in the
regional finals. The Polk County teams probably
expect an identical result this year, but Kelley knows
how to prevent it.
"If our offense scores a couple of touchdowns. ...
we can knock them off," he said. "That's the bottom
VANDER LUIT KEEPS
11 FORMER PLAYERS
By DAREK SHARP
Participation on last year's
district championship team
did not guarantee anyone a
free pass onto the 2006-07
Plant City boys soccer team
New head coach Casey
Vander Luit has come in with
a different approach and it
was revealed very quickly.
"Of the 25 players on last
year's team, I kept 11 of them,"
said Vander Luit, in his first
year as a high school coach
but with plenty of soccer expe-
rience. "Most coaches around
here look for size, they want
the big players. I look for tech-
nical skill. Size doesn't matter
when you're 16 or 17."
Most of last year's key fig-
ures do return, namely top
goal scorer Colin Gill and Joh-
nathin Dupree, But Vander
Luit, who takes over the head
coaching duties from Trent
Hobbs after Hobbs moved
into administration at PCHS,
has dipped into the Plant City
Lancers club system for seven
"There were some who
didn't even try out last year,
several Spanish players," said
Another player he is very
familiar with has made his
way to Plant City, his son John.
The younger Vander Luit is a
standout 15-year-old member
of the Olympic Development
Program squad. He trains in
Vander Luit, 46, played pro-
fessionally in Europe in the
late 1970s then into the '80s
before a knee injury cut short
his playing career. He then
went into hotel management
and was successful there until
the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks
put a lot of people in his pro-
fession out of a job, including
"It was either go to Minne-
sota to work, or get laid off. So
I stayed here with my three
kids," he said. Vander Luit
then took a teaching job in the
county, specializing in culi-
The new-look Raiders are
taking part in a tournament at
Wharton this week.
Plant City's girls team began
its regular season last Tuesday
with a 9-1 defeat of Jefferson.
Senior Christina Mintz, the
captain and leading scorer
from each of the past two sea-
sons, had four goals.
Sophomore Emily Hoy
scored three times and Kate
Wicker factored into seven of
the nine goals, scoring two
and assisting on five others.
Raiders girls head coach
Mike Storter calls this year's
group "the most talented team
I have ever had. We've had
great players in the past, but
we have depth like we've
Ranking Fires Up Durant Runners
From someone who runs
just about every day, believe
me motivation can be tough to
come by. Thank goodness for
the I-Pod, and scenery, and
even on occasion anger over
another sad showing by the
Bucs but even those can't be
I was given a reminder that
nearly stepping on a snake is
amazingly effective at speed-
ing up one's pace. But for the
Durant boys cross country
team at Friday's Class 4A-
Region 2 meet it was some-
thing else a Web site.
"We were looking at run-
ners.com, and they had us
ranked ninth in our region.
They had us ranked behind a
couple of teams we had just
finished ahead of at districts.
That jazzed our guys up," said
Durant coach Bryce Pre-
Did it ever. Durant improved
its times all around and in doing
so is headed to the state meet
for the second year in a row.
The Cougars finished fourth at
the regional meet, held at Ed
Radice Park in north Tampa.
The result was quite
remarkable considering the
Cougars were fifth at districts,
and not only had to face the
four squads that beat them
there but also the best teams
from east Central Florida as
All four placing Cougars fin-
ished in the top 30 out of 101
runners, paced by senior
Kevin Jones who came in
fourth with a three-mile time
of 16:51. Melbourne's Brian
Atkinson won the race with a
16:21 and his team was the
regional runner-up behind
Sickles. Bayside High from
Palm Bay was third, then
Durant, Vero Beach and St.
Pete High concluded the list of
teams that qualified for this
weekend's Class 4A race in
Sophomore John Mitchell
was 15th, Khemaron Kelly
20th and Daniel Barousse ran
a career-best 17:59 to give
Durant another good result.
Predmore says the goal at
this week's meet is to finish in
the top 12, which would be a
good jump over last year's
"The end caught a lot of
people last year, especially us.
You finish with a long, gradual
hill," Predmore said. "Then
there was the intimidation
factor, being there for the first
time. We get out of our van
with guys wearing mis-
matched uniforms. You look
over and see teams getting out
of chartered buses dudded up
in Nike, head to toe."...
SWIMMING: The state
swimming and diving meet
was last week and all three of
our local participants scored
big. Durant diving duo Kaylee
Doback and Chris Plante each
came in the top 10. Plante was
fourth in the boys competition
while Doback, like Plante a
junior, was eighth among the
Raiders junior Stephanie
Barker reached her goal in the
100 butterfly, making it to the
championship final where she
came in eighth. Barker also
qualified for the Class 3A meet,
held in Fort Lauderdale, in the
50-yard freestyle where she
reached the consolation
Photo courtesy of the Antioch Redskins
The Antioch Redskins varsity team recently won the
Western Conference of the Florida Youth Football and
Cheerleading Association. In the front row, from left, are
Lenny Moore, Daniel Franklin, Kyle Compon, Jake Swails,
C.J. Staggs, Austin Shirah, Brett Gasperone, Anthony
Medina, Rowland Colon and Joe Jackson. In the second
row are coach Robert Jordan, Tomas Chapparo, Tre
Henderson, Brandon Barrows, Sammy Binder, Mike
Robinson, Tony Seely, Kyle Austin, Jordan Wilson, Matt
Sherrod and team mom Dawn Perkins. In the back row are
head coach Leon McKelvin, coach Sean Morris, Colby
Kerstetter, Phillip Sessaj, David Brfest, Kyle Balcom,Jake
Jordan, Mike Harris, Matt Toney, Josh Wilkinson, coach
Jeremy Duvall and coach Randy Will.
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NOVEMBER 9, 2006 THE COURIER* 35
Unveiling Planned for
November 11, 2007
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I 1 111 1 I II II II I I I I I
ALL OF US OWE A
GREAT DEBT TO THE MEN
AND WOMEN WHO SERVED,
FOUGHT AND DIED IN THE
ARMED FORCES OF OUR
COUNTRY SINCE THE BIRTH
OF OUR NATION
I believe that as Americans we owe a great debt to the men
and women of our armed forces who have served tirelessly,
fought relentlessly and who gave of their own lives selflessly
for the freedoms you and I enjoy every day.
Now we have an opportunity to erect a monument that would
honor and express our gratitude for the great many
sacrifices these men and women have made for us, and at
the same time, help to educate generations to come. We
have a chance to show that our community has not and will
never forget that freedom comes at a price. We also honor
those family, friends and neighbors who have paid that price.
The Veterans Monument Committee of Plant City has
engaged the services of world renowned sculptor and Plant
City native Harrison Covington to create a 20' sculpture to
honor and commemorate these veterans. Mr. Covington,
a World War II flying ace, is graciously waiving his fee.
However, the cost to construct, transport and install the
monument will be approximately $500,000. The finished
work of art will appropriately be placed in front of our City
Hall. The target date for completion is November 11, 2007.
With great admiration for our veterans, Haught Funeral
Home is proud to be a supporting sponsor of this project for
our community. If you would also like to be a supporter and
a part of this monumental occasion, please join the effort by
sending a tax deductible check made payable and mailed to:
Plant City Armed Forces Memorial Foundation
110 West Reynolds St., Suite 204
Plant City, FL 33563
For further information, you may contact
Jennifer Closshey at 813-754-5350.
Owner and operator
Haught Funeral Home
708 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. West
Plant City, Florida 33563
36 THECOURIER.N.OVEMBER 9, 2006
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payment promotional period. Standard APR 23.50%, minimum finance charge 504. SEE STORE FOR DETAILS. Some pieces and fabric prints may vary by region. Selection may vary by store. Although every precaution is token, errors in price and/or specification may occur in print. Wereserve
the right to correct any such errors. Prices valid for a limited time only. Participation times may vary. HomeStores are independently owned and operated. An amount equal to sales taxes and delivery charges must be paid at the time of purchase. Previous purchases excluded. Picture may not
represent item exactly as shown, advertised items may not be on display at all locations. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Expires 11/20/06. 2006 Ashley HomeStores, Ltd. 0001901277-01