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Language: English
Publisher: Tommy Greene
Place of Publication: Madison Fla
Publication Date: June 20, 2007
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The Madi-
son Correc-
tional Institu-
tion K-9 crew,
composed of
Sgt. Todd
Darren Rye
and Donnie
Bass, helped
David Haze
Wood, of Lee,
who Lt. Mark
Joost has in
custody, on
June 18.

Blood Drive

To Be Held

On June 21

By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A blood drive will be held at the
Winn Dixie parking lot on Thursday,
June 21, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
"With the potential for trouble that
our nation faces everyday, one of the
best ways our citizens can do their part
to make sure America is ready for any-
thing is to donate blood regularly, espe-
cially this summer," says Candice
Gulden, Southern Region spokesper-
son. "Every donation is important to
the stability of our health care system,
our national ability to respond to ad-
verse circumstances and the health of
Please see Blood Drive, Page 3A

Madison Business

Burglarized Three

Times In Two Weeks
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A Madison business was burglarized
three times in two weeks.
According to Madison County Sher-
iff's Office reports, Deputies Timothy
Nagy, Jason Whitfield and Marcus Jones
were dispatched to the business at three
different tires in reference to breaking
and entering.
Nagy's report indicated that a box
containing $50 and a blank business
check had been stolen from the business.
Jones' report indicated that a DVD
player was missing when he examined
the business. The model of the DVD was
Please see Burglarized, Page 3A

Arrest Made After Manhunt

A Lee man, who forced himself into a
home, was arrested after a manhunt on
Monday evening.
According to the Madison County
Sheriff's Office, at approximately 9:15
p.m. on Monday, June 18, acquaintances
of 34-year-old David Haze Wood were hav-
ing a discussion concerning Wood at
their residence on Mace Way east of Lee.
Wood overheard this conversation about
him causing problems due to his heavy
drinking and became enraged.
Wood armed himself with a .410 shot-

gun, forced his way into Sharon Cress-
ley's residence and confronted Cressley
Wood's girlfriend, Brandy E. Thomas, is
Cressley's granddaughter. Wood pointed
the shotgun at Cressley and chambered a
Before he could discharge the shot-
gun, Cressley's stepdaughter, Joyce Tay-
lor, jumped on Wood, knocking him and
the shotgun to the floor.
Taylor was assisted moments later by
Please see Manhunt, Page 4A

Jimmie's Truck Stop Goes Up In Smoke

Smoke billows out of Jimmie's Truck Stop as a firefighter works to contain the fire, smoke and heat damage. The fire
began early Tuesday morning, June 19, and gutted the kitchen area of the truck stop.

By Jacob Bembry
GreenePublishing, Inc.
Jimmie's Truck Stop was gutted
by fire early Tuesday morning, June
According to Madison Fire and
Rescue reports, the department and
other fire departments were toned out

at approximately 6:30 a.m. When they
responded, they discovered that the
fire had begun in the kitchen area.
The fire gutted the kitchen area.
Smoke and heat damage were evident
throughout the building.
Other fire departments that re-
sponded to the location, owned by Jim-

P&Z Board Recommends

Firearms Stolen Approval For Several Site Plans

In Lee
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Firearms were reported stolen from a
residence in Lee on Sunday, June 10.
According to a Madison County Sher-
iff's Office report, the woman who re-
ported the crime flagged Deputy Timothy
Nagy down at approximately 9 p.m. that
The firearms had been noticed miss-
ing on Mother's Day weekend-by the son
of the man who had owned the property.
The former owner died in February 2004.
The woman told Nagy that she did
not know who to report the crime to until
she saw him parked in Lee on June 10.
She said that she noticed that a screen
Please see Firearms, Page 4A

2 Sections, 26 Pages
Around Madison Co............. .............. 5-8A
C hurch................................................Section B
Community Calendar.... ..............5A
C rim e Page...................................................4A
Editorial.................................................... 2-3A
Health...................... .........10-11A
Legals..... .................. ............. ............. 13A

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County Planning and
Zoning Board recommended prelimi-
nary approval for a site plan submit-
ted by Love's Travel Stop at its Thurs-
day, June 14, meeting.
The approval by the Madison
County Commission is subject to the
required Suwannee River Water Man-
agement District and Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation permits.
Love's Travel Stop will be located
at County Road 255 and Interstate 10,
Exit 262, south of Lee.
A preliminary plat for Cedar

She.Ionuments Of

Jour Jreem s Tark

The fountain was dedicated in honor of Willie Clare
Copeland, Florida L. Davis, and Rachel S. Reichmann
by the 1999 Garden Club. Willie Clare, Florida, and
Rachel were the three remaining charter members of
the Madison Garden Club. Some of the oldest Live
Oak trees in Madison were planted by those three
women. The fountain has approximately 200 brass
markers on the top of the base, purchased in honor
and in memory of friends or relatives.
Please see full coverage on Page 8A

Creek Subdivision was recommended
for approval subject to the subdivision
tying in with Cherry Lake Utilities.
Graceland Subdivision, located on
Highway 53, north of Madison, was
recommended for approval.
A revision to Chapter 5 of the
Land Use Regulations was delayed un-
til a workshop can be set up on the
The P&Z Board approved home oc-
cupation in residential use by allowed
subject to a ruling by the Development
Review Committee.
The July meeting of the P&Z
Board is set for July 5.

mie and Latrelle Ragans, included the
Lee Volunteer Fire Department, Cher-
ry Lake Volunteer Fire and Rescue,
the New Home Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment and the Greenville Volunteer
Fire Department.
The business will be closed while
the damage is repaired.

Information Sought In

Lee Burglary
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County Sheriff's deputies
are seeking information regarding a bur-
glary in Lee on June 3.
According to a Madison County Sher-
iff's Office report, Deputy Jimmy Fletch-
er made contact with the victim of the
burglary who reported that when she re-
turned home that day she found the front
door of the house open. She walked
through the house and discovered that
her bedroom furniture and a wooden
chest had been stolen.
The owner advised that she had a
Craftsman lawn mower outside the house
that had also been stolen.
Please see Lee Burglary, Page 3A

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2A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 20, 2007


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Voting for this question will end on June 25, at 9 a.m. Duplicate votes will be removed.

Madison County Democratic
Executive Committee
Asks That You
Please Vote For and Support

Suzan Franks


Florida State Senate

District 3

Madison County Precincts 3,4,9 and 10
Early Voting Begins Monday, June 18, 2007
Special Election, Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Paid Politocal Advertisement Paid For By The Madison County
Democratic Executive Committee. Jim Catron, Chair.

With The Publisher
Mary Ellen Greene

Humor Is Where You Find It......

I Fondly Remember When My Name

Was "Gladys Over" For A Day

As I sat thinking about
my column this week, so
many ideas came to mind.
But, none of them had any
"real" humor in them. So,
I sat, thinking of humor-
ous things that have hap-
pened in my life, (and
there are so many), but,
one especially funny occa-
sion kept "popping up."
If I've written about
this before, and you've
heard it already, please
forgive me, but I just enjoy
thinking about it and re-
living the occasion many
times myself, so I decided
to tell it to those of you
who have never heard it,
thinking it might brighten
your day.
Before I get into the
story itself, I read once
where a popular speaker
confessed that he never
told a funny story to an au-
dience unless he felt that
the majority of them had
heard it before. He said
that familiar stories are
best for two reasons.
First, those who had al-

ready heard them felt an
inner satisfaction over
knowing the "latest"
jokes. Second, they felt
more comfortable during
the telling because they
are ready to prove their
own sophistication by
knowing just when to
burst out laughing.
Such is the case today
I hope you will laugh with
me again, or for the first
And, if you don't actu-
ally laugh out loud, I at
least hope it will bring a
smile to your face, as it
does to mine every time I
think about the occur-
When I as still in col-
lege at the University of
Florida in Gainesville, a
sorority (AOII) sister of
mine was getting married
in Orlando, so a few of us
drove down to be with her
on this special occasion.
There were about six
of us who arrived early for
the wedding, so we went to
the back of the church
where Mary Lee and her
bridesmaids, (some whom
e, W ew),' ere dre'simg.
We visited with everyone,
and met Mary Lee's moth-
er and sisters.
Then, we went back
into the church and
watched the beautiful
The reception was
held at the church social
hall next to the church.
We stood in the long line
of people to get to greet
the bride, her brides-
maids, and her family
As my sister, Roberta,
and I, and our sorority sis-
ters got to the front of the
receiving line, and I greet-
ed her mother, (who was

first in the line), I decided,
instead of repeating my
name to her, since I had
just met her earlier, to just
say to her, '"Aren't you glad
it's over?"
Mary Lee's mother, as
is the rule in etiquette,
then turned to her hus-
band, and said, "Honey, I
want you to meet Gladys
Over, a friend of Mary
Lee's from college.
Mary Lee's father then
turned to the next person
in line and said, "This is
Gladys Over, Mary Lee's
friend from the University
of Florida.
That person turned to
the next person, also intro-
ducing me as "Gladys
This went all the way
down the receiving line.
My sister and I, and all
of our friends, were laugh-
ing so hard it was embar-
rassing to us. We were
laughing so hard we could-
n't even stop to correct the
wrong introductions. I
just greeted about 15 peo-
ple as "Gladys Over."
So, by the'end of-the
;r exception, .1 ik -ladys
Over" to all of Mary lose's
family, and friends, and I
still laugh every time I
think of that day
I felt like the lady at an
occasion when the hostess
said to her, "So, sorry, but I
didn't get your name."
"I know that you did-
n't," said the lady, "but you
certainly tried hard
They didn't get my
name right in the receiv-
ing line that day at my
friend's wedding, but they
sure tried hard enough.
"Nuff said...Bye for
now.. See 'ya.

Occupation: Does the detail work on
the tractor trailers for her parent's busi-
ness, Roessler Trucking.
Family: Mom, Liz; Dad, Ralf; Sisters,
Teri and Margret; Brother; Beau
School: 2007 MCHS Graduate, current-
ly enrolled at NFCC, pursuing her Associ-
ate of Arts degree.
Spare Time: Enjoys playing guitar, rid-
ing 4-wheelers, swimming, and hanging
out with family and friends.

A 4


Tuesday, June 26, 2007

This is a special General Election for State Senator District 3. The Special General Election will impact voters that are
in precincts 3A, 4, 9, 10A and 10.4 only. The Special Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2007.
The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. This event will take place at the following voting sites:

Precinct 3 Lee City Hall
Precinct 4 Sirmans Voting House
Precinct 9 Recycling Center
Precinct 10 Courthouse Annex

Voters that will like to beat the rush are welcome to vote during EARLY VOTING at your local Supervisor of Elections
office. This event will start Monday, June 18, 2007, and end Sunday, June 24, 2007. Monday through Friday early voting will
be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2007, it will be from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2007, it will be from
1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

All voters are reminded, you are required to provide photo ID, such as Florida Driver's LIcense, Florida Identification
Card, school or work badge, or some other form of picture ID when you go to vote, otherwise you must vote a provision-
al ballot.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jada Woods Williams
Madison County Supervisor of Elections
229 SW Pinckney Street, Room 113
Madison, FL 32340
(850) 973-6507

JUNE 26, 2007

Use only a # 2 pencil, the marker provided or a blue or black pen.
If you make a mistake, don't hesitate to ask for a new ballot. If you erase or
make other marks, your vote may not count.
To vote for a candidate whose name is not printed on the ballot, fill in the
oval, and write in the candidate's name on the blank line provided for a write-in


(Vote for One)
C Charles S. Dean REP
) Suzan Franks DEM


Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Madison County Carrier 3A


Look Who's Turning One!!

Lee Limelight
Jacob Bembry

Father's Day And VBS
I hope all fathers enjoyed their Father's Day this
past Sunday A special Father's Day service at Midway
Church of God was held. One of the special parts of it
featured Jamie Phillips and his cousin, J.W, singing the
Trace Adkins song, "Watching You."
My nephew Ryan, my nieces Morgan and Shannan,
and Morgan's children, Braxton and Isabella, as well as
one on the way, visited my father, as did my brother-in-
law Greg, on Sunday
Midway Baptist Church will present their Vacation
Bible School June 29-July 1.
With the theme, "Game Day Central," the fun will
begin Friday evening, June 29, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., on
Saturday, June 30, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and on Sunday,
July 1, from 10-11 a.m.
Commencement exercises for the VBS will be held
on Sunday, July 1, from 11 a.m. until 12 noon.
Happy birthday wishes go out to my cousin, Jamie,
who will celebrate his birthday on Wednesday, June 20.
A special happy birthday wish is extended to Blay-
don Plain, who will turn two on Sunday, June 24.
Happy birthday wishes also go out to Lee Bishop,
Aileen Harris, Brian Watson and Bobby Williams, who
celebrate their big day on Tuesday, June 26.
That's all the news for this week! Have a great week
and a beautiful forever! May God bless each and every
one of you!

Joseph Brooks and DOR vs. Eliza Parrish-support
Elena Floyd vs. Albert Waldrep-other civil
Heidi Hemanes vs. Derek L. Hemanes-dissolution of
Bell Tree Farm, Inc. vs. NACC, Inc.-mortgage fore-
Johnson & Johnson, Inc. vs. Tiger Petroleum-con-
I Sapphire Gee and DOR vs. Ramon Cobb-other do-
Shaneika Pride and DOR vs. Jermaine Monlyn-oth-
er domestic
Kimberly Mattair and DOR vs. Jarvis McNair-sup-
Latasha Hamilton and DOR vs. Tomas Bellamy-oth-
er domestic
Alberta Harris and DOR vs. Patrick Collins-other
Latonya Scott and DOR vs. Marcus Ghent-support
Gregory Vickers and DOR vs. Patricia Perkins-sup-
Jimmie Weatherspoon vs. Vicky L. Alaenia, et al-
auto negligence
Mary McNealy and DOR vs. Crystal Mitchell-sup-
Angela Jones and DOR vs. Alicia Crumity-support
Christine Walker and DOR vs. Cherry McCray-sup-
April McFadden and DOR vs. Nicholas Glenn-sup-
Dorothy Schrieber and DOR vs. Telesforo Guaramo-
other domestic
Aspen Hall and DOR vs. Allen J. Hall III-support
Lavonnia Livingston and DOR vs. Ricky Bellamy-
Nancy Williams and DOR vs. David Skinner-support
Rutha Mae Bell and DOR vs. William Hicks-support
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Alvin Pridgeon, Jr.-mortgage


cont. from page 1A
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Whitfield reported that a pink and silver CD player
was missing.
Evidence was collected at the scene.
If you have any information on who may have com-
mitted these crimes, please call the Madison County
Sheriff's Office at 973-4001 or Crime Stoppers at (850)
891-HELP. Remember, Crime Stoppers doesn't want your
name, just your information. A cash reward is being of-

Low Tuition Keep Present Position/Job One Course Per Month
Accreditation by the Accrediting Commission International
"Quality Non-Governmental Accreditation "
"Credits Available for Ministry Life Experience!"

405 SW Old US 90 Madison, FL 32340
Dr. William Morris, Founder/Chancellor
Pastor John and Connie Peterson, Directors
This Institution is Not Recogni/ed by the Boaud of a ... r ohIc State il Flo dl bill iho
Religious and heoltogcal in rt;lure, thellle to o ri 1 i csiico s l io i eiitd
This Institution does not gattrantee jiob placemt e ant in iiy [ot .

Amari is the daughter of
Mr. & Mrs. Maurice & Tresca
Alexander, and the granddaughter of
Gwiei & Robert Hubbard and
Mr; and Mrs. Joe & Julia Alexander.
Sihe ha one sister, Asia Alexander, and
one god-brother, Rashaun Alexander.
She attends Bright Days EHS
Child Care Center in Madison, FL.
Amari will celebrate her birthday on
Saturday. Junn 23, at her home
with family and friends.

I By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14,
and crayfish have 200.


Madison County Carrier Photo by Emerald Kinlsey, July 3, 1995
Kountry Kids Daycare and Pre-School held their
graduation program. Dancing to "Friends Forever" are
Mary Alice Brown and Trent Ragans, Cooper Welch and
Kelsey McGriff, Alexis Sowell and Jayce Holley, Mandy
Barrs and Will Culpepper.

Blood Drive
cont. from page 1A
our country as a whole. Patients who require transfu-
sions need blood, and Americans are needed to give
blood at least once this summer."
The main sources of blood donors during the
months of May through September are both college
and high school students. However, during the sum-
mer months blood donations drop due to summer va-
cation. The need for blood donations remains con-
stant, no matter what month it is. For example, the
American Red Cross Blood Services Southern Region
need 1,200 donations every weekday to meet the de-
mand of the hospital. Those demands would be met if
all eligible donors gave blood twice a year.
Volunteer donors are the only source for the blood
needed by approximately four million people in the
United States each year. Everyday, patients with can-
cer, sickle cell anemia, blood disorders, and many oth-
er illnesses must receive blood transfusions to sur-
vive. To help ensure that these patients receive their
transfusions, the American Red Cross Society are
asking for 50 or more donors and will give a special
"Make America Stronger" t-shirt to every participant
at the June 21 donation.
Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age,
weigh no less than 110 pounds, and present a photo ID
to donate blood. For other locations to make a dona-
tion call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) or visit

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Office in Madison, Florida 32340.
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dropped off. Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be responsible for photos
beyond said deadline.


The Border

n A

Ever since this Bush-Kennedy-McCain immigration
bill appeared last month from the "smoke-filled room,"
I've held my water and tried to look at this legislation
objectively That's not too easy to do since the "great
compromise" did not go through the normal process of
committee hearings and debate. That alone made me
I try not to succumb to cliches such as the word
"amnesty" because I know that what is amnesty to one
person is not amnesty to another. If the discussion goes
no further, then we are caught in a web of semantics -
hardly a worthwhile endeavor.
I am sympathetic to the need for the type of work-
force that these illegals represent and favor a guest
worker program of some type. I acknowledge that
many of the immigrants come to the United States for
work and are loyal to their home country Good for
them. They don't have any desire to become U.S. citi-
zens. Other illegals do want citizenship and we must be
careful how we handle them.
I'm equally cognizant that securing our border is es-
sential to national security Without a "gate" and prop-
er scrutiny for new citizens and guest workers, we have
lost our sovereignty Failure to accomplish this has nev-
er been in our national interest, and it is especially dan-
gerous in today's environment with al-Qaeda jihadists
and drug smugglers.
There are two very good reasons why I reject this
compromise and instead, say that first and foremost, we
must secure our borders before addressing any other
immigration issue.
First when it comes to border security, the politi-
cians inside the Washington belfway have no credibili-
ty with the American people ... zip, zero, nada! They are
out of touch with the people they are supposed to rep-
resent. Senators Nelson and Martinez are you listen-
ing when you say that this immigration bill is first
about border security, we don't believe you. Why shoulM
we? You failed in 1986 and now the problem is even
greater. You either cannot or will not secure our bor-
ders, especially the southern one with Mexico, so you
must prove to the American people that you are both ca-
pable and sincere in what you say. If you can demon-
strably show that border security is making a differ-
ence, then we can talk about addressing the other im-
migration problems we face.
Second, this reform legislation has many different
parts that are interdependent. When you change one as-
pect of immigration, it has an effect on other parts that
are unknown. Yet, our distinguished senators have
looked into their crystal ball and decided to "solve"
everything with one bill one lucky throw of the dice.
Just what do you think of their chances for success? If
the legislation leads to unintended and negative conse-
quences which happened after 1986, who do you think
will pay the price for Congress' rush to judgment and
resultant mistakes?
When I was an 11-year old Boy Scout, I learned that
the cardinal rule of first aid is to stop the bleeding. It
doesn't do any good to treat the victim for shock if he
bleeds to death before the paramedics arrive. That's
what is happening across our southern border with
Mexico we are bleeding ... in some places, hemorrhag-
ing. Given this criteria, the Congress would not qualify
for award of the Tenderfoot badge!
The whole idea behind border security ,is to not al-
low a problem to fester and become worse over time.
Please note my use of terms border security This is
about a lot more than building a fence, hiring more
agents, buying a few reconnaissance drones, etc. It
probably includes some of all of those things and more,
but it is performance based and it means slowing the
flood to a trickle. It begins with measuring the flow of
immigrants (detection) and putting our efforts to stop
them (detention and deportation) in the right places us-
ing the most effective means.
I fully realize that we will never be able to stop the
leak completely along our 2100 mile southern border,
but we can sure do a lot better than we have over the
past twenty years. In the meantime, we can measure
the effect of improved border security on other immi-
gration problems, prioritize each, and tackle them in or-
der. But first and foremost, secure the border.

4A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 20, 2007


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Cressley's husband, James Cressley. Wood managed to
get to his feet and fled from the residence on foot with-
out the shotgun. Sharon Cressley secured the shotgun
and called 911.
Deputy Timothy G. Nagy responded to the 911 call
and was assisted a short time later by Corporal Alan R.
Whigham. Corporal Whigham searched for Wood on
foot, while Deputy Nagy conducted preliminary inter-
Sergeant David E. Harper, the shift supervisor, also
responded to the scene. Sergeant Harper, a team leader
for the Sheriff's Office S.WA.T. team, requested addi-
tional assistance from the Madison Correctional Insti-
tution K-9 team and a callout of the other S.WA.T. team
After notifying the S.WA.T. commander, Lieutenant
Mark W Joost, Joost requested that reserve deputies
also be requested to secure a perimeter.
After the arrival of the K-9 team, which consisted of
Sergeant Todd Richardson, Correctional Officer Timmy
Robinson, Correctional Officer Darren Rye and Correc-
tional Officer Donnie Bass, the K-9 team members and
Sheriff's Office S.WA.T. personnel started tracking
Wood's shoe impressions on the east side of a large
cornfield located just west of the victim's residence.
At approximately 11:35 p.m., Sergeant Charlie Dick-
ey, who was assisting with perimeter security, radioed
that a white male just fled from him into the southwest
section of the cornfield. Sergeant Dickey spotted Wood
walking east on the north shoulder of Hwy 90, heading
back towards the victim's residence.
Sergeant Dickey confronted Wood and instructed
him to get down. Wood stated, "You're just going to have
to shoot me!" Wood then fled into the nearby cornfield.
Lt. Joost positioned several team members on the
east side of the cornfield, between the cornfield and the
victim's residence. Lt. Joost then proceeded to Sergeant

Women Must Plan
(Extra) Carefully for Retirement
Provided by Brad Bashaw, Edward Jones
If you're a woman, you have to be actively
involved in your financial preparations for retire-
ment and that's true whether you're single or mar-
ried. As a woman, you have at least two special con-
siderations associated with your retirement planning:
You've got a longer life expectancy. Women typ-
ically outlive men by about seven years, according to
the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics and
more years of life mean more expenses.
You may have less money in your retirement
plan. Women drop out of the work force for an aver-
age of 12 years to care for young children or aging
parents, according to the Older Women's League, a
research and advocacy group. This time away from
the workforce results in women accumulating much
less money in their employer-sponsored retirement
plans, such as 401(k)s.
The prospect of a long, underfunded retirement
is not a pleasant one. Fortunately, there's much you
can do to avoid this fate. For starters, know what's
going on in your financial situation. If you are mar-
ried, share the responsibility of making investment
decisions. What are your retirement goals? Are the
two of you investing enough to eventually achieve
these goals? And where is the money going? You
must know the answers to these questions.
You'll also need to know what you could expect
to receive if your husband dies before you. As a sur-
viving spouse, you will likely inherit all your hus-
band's assets, unless he has specifically named other
people such as grown children from an earlier mar-
riage as beneficiaries.
Nonetheless, you can't just assume that all
sources of income that your husband receives will
automatically roll over to you. For example, if your
husband were to die before you, you wouldn't get his
Social Security payments in addition to your own,
although you could choose to collect his payments
instead of yours. But if you both earned close to the
same income, you might not get much of an increase
in Social Security benefits.
In any case, whether you're married or single,
here are some moves that can benefit you:
"Max out" on your 401(k). If you can afford it,
invest the maximum amount into your 401(k) and
increase your contributions every time your salary
goes up. Your 401(k) provides you with tax-deferred
earnings and a variety of investment options.
Contribute to an IRA. Even if you have a
401(k) or other employer-sponsored retirement plan,
you might be eligible to contribute to a traditional or
Roth IRA. A traditional IRA offers the potential for
tax-deferred earnings, while a Roth IRA potentially
grows tax-free, provided you don't take withdrawals
until you're 59-1/2 and you've had your account at
least five years. You can fund an IRA with virtually
any investment you choose.
Do whatever it takes to help ensure a comfort-
able retirement and the sooner you start planning,
the better.

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Madison, FL 32341 .""

Dickey's location with the K-9 team thinking that they
would flush the suspect towards the waiting perimeter
K-9 "Spicey" quickly picked up the suspect's scent
and they tracked the suspect in an easterly direction to-
wards the perimeter officers.
After tracking into the cornfield approximately one-
eighth of a mile, "Spicey's" handler, Sergeant Richard-
son, pointed out one of the suspect's fresh shoe impres-
sions. The corn was so thick that visibility was limited
to five yards with a flashlight. Correctional Officers Tim
Robinson, Darren Rye, and Donnie Bass were off to
Sergeant Richardson's left flank, and Lt. Joost was off to
his right flank.
As Lt. Joost monitored the corn rows to his right, he
observed a subject wearing a black t-shirt, kneeling
down and benting forward, in an attempt to conceal
himself in an adjacent row. Lt. Joost could not see the
subject's face or hands. He informed the subject that if
he made any sudden moves that it could result in bodily
harm to his person. The subject made a belligerent
statement and got up to sprint in an easterly direction.
The subject, who was later identified as being Wood,
stumbled briefly as he fled.
Lt. Joost intercepted Wood and wrestled him to the
ground as he resisted violently Wood attempted to push
and shove free. As Wood's arms flailed violently Lt.
Joost's shotgun and handgun were in close proximity to
Lt. Joost struck Wood in his right side with his
clinched right fist several times. At this point, Sergeant
Richardson grasped Wood in a headlock and the other
K-9 team members assisted in restraining the Wood
while Lt. Joost handcuffed him. Wood continued to
struggle violently until after he was handcuffed. From
that point on, he was cooperative.
After being arrested, Wood repeatedly stated, "She
finally made me mad enough to take a shotgun to her
Wood was then turned over to Deputy Tim Nagy for
transport to the jail.
Wood was charged with aggravated assault with a
firearm, felony attempted murder, burglary while
armed and resisting an officer without violence.
Wood remains in the Madison County Jail at the
time of this report.


cont. from page1A A
door had been tampered with sometimes prior to the
Mother's Day incident but did not think anything of it at
the time.
The woman described the weapons but could not
provide the serial numbers.
If you have any information on who might have
committed this crime, please call 973-4001 or Crime Stop-
pers at"(850) 891-tHELP. Remember, Crime Stoppers does-
n't want your name, just your information. A cash re-
ward is being offered.

Lee Burglary
cont. from page A

If you have any information on who might have
committed this crime, please call the Madison County
Sheriff's Office at 973-4001 or Crime Stoppers at (850)
891-HELP Remember Crime Stoppers doesn't want your
name, just your information. A cash reward is being of-

229.219.7000 1-75 Exit 13, Valdosta, GA

Miguel Angel

D.O.B. 10/31/80
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown
Wanted For:
FTA/Poss. Of fictitious
DL/resist w/o violence

Bond: No
Cash Bond: No


D.O.B. 7/10/81
Sex: Male Race: Black
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown
Wanted For: l
Trespass After Warning
Bond: Yes
Cash Bond: Yes $540

VOP/Dealing in
Stolen Property
Bond: No
Cash Bond: No

David Hicks
Sex: Male Race: Black
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown
Wanted For:

Bond: No
Cash Bond: Yes $260
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D.O.B. 10/26/73
Sex: Male Race: Black
Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown
Wanted For:
to elude officer
Bond: No
Cash Bond: Yes $577.50
The Crime report is published every Wednesday. It also in-
cludes an individual from Madison County's active warrant list
or a wanted person believed to be in Madison County.
If you have any information concerning the suspect, or
know his/her whereabouts, please contact one of the following
agencies. Madison County Sheriff's Department--973-4001,
Madison Police Department-973-5077, or Your MADISON
COUNTY CARRIER 973-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 850-891-
HELP. All information will remain confidential. You need not
give your name.
Information on these individuals is printed as given each
week by the Madison County Sheriff's Department or other law
enforcement agency. The person or persons featured was cho-
sen by the agency making the request for him/her to be run in
this feature. Neither this newspaper, nor any members of its
staff, determines which individuals) will be featured. The ap-
pearance of an individual in this feature represents an open war-
rant for their rraest by local, area, state, and/or federal law en-
forcement authorities, and it in no way is an assumption or in-
sinuation of guilt by this newspaper or its staff. All persons are
assumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Madison County Carrier 5A


Jenna Caroline Hinson

Barry and Tammy Hinson are proud to an-
nounce the birth of their daughter. Jenna Caroline
Hinson. She was born April 26. 2007 at 12:08 a.m. at
Tallahassee Memorial Women's Pavilion. She
weighed 8 lbs. 12 ozs.. and was 21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Caroline M. Barnes
and the late Cecial Barnes and James Bruce of Quit-
man, Ga.
Maternal great-grandparents are the late Mr.
and Mrs. George R. McKuhen of Dixie, Ga. Agnes
Bruce and the late Robert S. Bruce. Sr. of Boston. Ga.
Paternal grandparents are Peggy Hinson and the
late Curds Hinson of Madison.
Paternal Great-grandparents are the late Mr. and
Mrs. P.K. Lanier of Madison.



Tuesday Saturday
The Diamonds in the
Ruff Adoption Program at
the Suwannee Valley is
open every Tuesday
through Saturday from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. It is located
on 1156 S.E Bisbee Loop
Madison Fl, 32340. For a
healthy lifestyle adopt an
animal and they will make
your life more fulfilled. For
more information or direc-
tions call 1-866-236-7812 or


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June 20
Come to the Madison
County Diabetes Support
Group Meeting for Dia-
betes Nutrition Question
and Answer. This event will
be held on Wednesday June
20, from 11:45 a.m.- 12:10
p.m. at the Madison Public
Library Conference Room
which is located on 378 NW
College Loop, Madison.
Free nutrition literature
and recipes will be provid-

Mattress Set
Reg. $995
Sale $449

ed! You are welcome to
bring your own lunch. For
more information call Bon-
nie Gobar Mathis at (850)
342-0170 Extension 1301.
June 20
The Madison County
Health Education Club
Meeting will be held at the
Madison Public Library
Conference Room from 12:15-
12:45 p.m. which is located on
378 NW College Loop, Madi-
son, Fl. They will be exercis-
ing to the Walk-Aerobics
Vide of Leslie Sansone.
Wear comfortable clothing
and shoes to walk in. This
event is a free service of
Madison County Health De-
partment and Madison Pub-
lic Library You are welcome
to bring your own lunch. For
more information call Bon-
nie Gobar Mathis at (850)
342-0170, extension 1301.
June 23
An exciting night of
Gospel Music will take place
at Bible Deliverance Church
in Madison, Florida featur-
ing The Gibbs Family of
Scottsmoor, Fla. and The Re-
flectsons on June 23, at 7
p.m. Admission is FREE!
For more information,
please call 973-6596 or 973-

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vited to attend the Fuel
Youth Explosion. This event
will take place at Yogi
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cated at Madison, FL 1I-10 &
Exit 258. Call 850-973-8269 for
more information.







Retirement Celebrated After 50 Years

Fru-Con is pleased to announce the
retirement of one of the companies
most loyal and dedicated employees.
William (Son) Turner Jr. announced he
plans to retire after 50 years of
construction maintenance service at
the Buckeye plant in Perry, Fla.
Son began his career in 1957 with
Lumus Construction then continued
with Triangle Construction until E.M.
Watkins Construction received the
maintenance contract. He spent the
majority of his time with Watkins,
rapidly moving from apprentice, to
journeyman, to foreman and finally to
labor general foreman, the position he

held with Fru-Con until his retirement.
Although Son Turner has made many
valuable contributions to the labor
department, one of his most prized
awards was the 1997 Osprey Safety




performance recognition for employee
of the year) which was awarded to
individuals who actively promoted and
contributed to improving the
company's safety program.
Fru-Con and all its employees would
like to say, "Thank you, Son. It was an
honor and a pleasure to work with you
these many years. Good luck and best
wishes on your retirement."



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6A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 20, 2007


Kiwanis Club Sponsors 15

Immunization Fair


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Ron Mandziara, Mosquito Coordinator of Madison, works diligently to minimize the
population of mosquitoes.

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Brenda Newman, Kathy Meldrem, Donna Davis, Bonnie Webb, and Linda O'Brian
(pictured left to right) visited the Kiwanis Club meeting on behalf of the Health De-
partment. They talked about the significance of immunizations and the health fair that
was held on June 16 at the Health Department.

By Jessica Higginbotham
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Kiwanis Club met Thursday,
June 14, with President Jim Holben pre-
siding. The meeting came to order at 12
o'clock. Speakers from the Health De-
partment discussed at length the upcom-
ing immunization fair they are having.
Brenda Newman, a Kiwanis member
and ARNP at the Health Department, in-
troduced Donna Davis, Kathy Meldrem,
Bonnie Webb, and Linda O'Brian, who
spoke about the immunization fair.
Madison is ranked 63 out of 67 coun-
ties in Florida for immunization rates.
According to Donna Davis, immuniza-
tion nurse, young parents don't under-
stand the importance of immunizations.
Children will get a few of their first
shots, but after those, the frequency
drops off.
The State of Florida requires 15
shots for children between zero and
two years of age. Those include:
4 DTPs (Diphtheria, Tetanus,
3 Polio
4 Hib (Haemophilus Influenza
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1 MMR (Measels, Mumps Rubella)
3 Hepatitis B
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Children between Kindergarten
and Grade Six should have:
5 DTPs
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Children in Grades Seven through
Twelve should have:
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The Health Department conducted
the immunization fair to get immuniza-
tion rates up in Madison. They wish to
encourage parents to make sure children
have their shots. Shots are required for
children entering daycare or school.
The immunization fair was held Sat-
urday, June 16 from eight a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Kiwanis Club was a main sponsor of
the event.
This week's meeting is at 12 p.m., at
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By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County Mos-
quito Control has been
working in Greenville
with the Road Depart-
ment on "Habitat Reduc-
tion." Together they have
dug up and cleared out the
canals in an attempt to re-
duce the population of
mosquitoes by destroying
their habitats.
"Get rid of anything
that will hold water. Old
tires, bird baths, and pot-
ted plants," said Ron
Mandziara, the Mosquito
Control Coordinator for
Madison. The breeding
site for mosquitoes is on
the surface in fresh or any
stagnant water. Eliminat-
ing that water source will
help to reduce the popula-
tion of mosquitoes
around the home.
A mosquito has an av-
erage size of 16 mm (0.6
inch) and weighs only
about 2 to 2.5 mg (0.03 to
0.04 grain). Because they
are so small, most mos-
quito species are noctur-
nal because the sun will
dry them out. During the
day they stay in shrub-
bery Keep potted plants,
bushes, etc. to a minimum
to reduce the infestation
,of -mosquitoes. I
For residents who
have bodies of water near
their home, purchase a
mosquito dunk, available
at Home Depot. The mos-
quito dunk is a circular
object that is placed on a
fork and put into the wa-
ter to dissolve. The chemi-
cal then kills the larva
that will grow into adult
Whenever official
complaints start to come
in at the Mosquito Control
offices, the department
starts to ground spray
The department has
three spray trucks and
with Mandziara being the
only formal. Mosquito
Control employee, em-
ployees from the Recy-
cling Department come in
part-time to help with the
The name of .the spray
is Aqua Reslin, a
promestrin chemical that
is used in quick sprays.
Quick sprays contain .2
percent of the chemical
promestrin, while Aqua
Reslin contains 2 percent.


The chemical does not
harm animals, but is
detrimental to fish.
In addition to spray-
ing for mosquitoes, the
Mosquito Control depart-
ment also treats the wa-
ter for mosquitoes. When
the waters begin to flood,
Gambusia (mosqui-
tofish) are put into the
water to reduce the popu-
lation of mosquitoes by

feeding on the larva.
The office of the
Madison County Mosqui-
to Control is open Mon-
day through Thursday, 8
a.m. to 1 p.m. To make an
official complaint, call
850-973-6142 and spraying
should begin in the area.
However, Mosquito Con-
trol cannot go on private
property to spray for

Mosquito 101
By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing. Inc.
A mosquito, commonly called skeeto, squito, and
skeeter. is a type of insect that is part of the family
Culicidae. Unlike common theory, only female mos-
quitoes bite and suck blood from mammals. They use
the protein from the blood to produce their offspring.
Both females and males are nectar-feeders. However,
males don't bite.
Female mosquitoes find their "victims" by scent.
Their primary attraction is to carbon dioxide,'found
in exhaled breath. In addition to carbon dioxide, they
are also attracted to some substances found in sweat
and various body odors.
In most female mosquito breeds, the mouthparts
form a long snout for piercing the skin of mammals
to suck the blood. The mosquito snout is highly
jagged, which leaves a minimal ntunber of points of
contact with the skin being pierced. This in fact re-
duces the nerve stimulation to the point where the
bite was inflicted, and is typically not felt. On the
other hand. the male mosquitoes' mouthpar.ts,are jot
genetically made for blood sucking. -..
A female "bite" is usually undetected.
Following the bite. the immune system reacts,
causing the mammal to feel the sensation. With the
first bite, there is no reaction. For multiple bites, the
body's immune system develops antibodies for the
saliva and anti-coagulants the female injects into the
bite and the bite becomes inflamed and itchy within
24 hours.
Two to three days after feeding, a female can lay
approximately 200 eggs. which she lays on the sur-
face of water. The water can be anywhere, in a pond,
puddle, or salt marsh. The eggs float around until
they latch onto grass and two to three days later, they
hatch into wrigglers (larvae) and breathe through a
siphon at the tail end. After they hatch, they feed on
tiny plants and animals (including other mosquito
larvae) that populate the water. The larvae must live
in the water for seven to 14 days, depending on the
water's temperature.
Once they have eaten enough, the wrigglers be-
come pupae. A pupa breathes through thoracic
"horns" attached to the thoracic spiracles. In less
than a week, they change one last time, into an adult
mosquito. The newly formed adult mosquito must
rest on the surface of the water to dry and let all its
parts harden before it is able to fly. Female mosquito
can live up to 25 days, while males only live for one
The approximate time to go through all stages of
change highly depends on the temperature and the
breed of mosquito: generally it takes about 14 days or
less in warm weather. In other mosquito types this
cycle can take anywhere from four to 30 days.




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Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Madison County Carrier 7A


Property Tax Reform Discussed At Rotary Club Meeting Held June 13

properties will receive a
greater benefit under
the exemption. The new
"super exemption" in-
cludes two levels. In Lev-
el One, homestead prop-

erty will receive an ex-
emption of 75 percent of
the first $200,000 in the
value of a home, with a
minimum exemption of
$50,000 per homestead.

In Level Two, additional
to Level One, homestead
properties will obtain
another 15 percent for
the next $300,000 in val-

Greene "',, Inc. Photo by Ashley Bell, June 13, 2007
Speakers at the Rotary Club Meeting held June 13 are pictured left to right; Jim
Catron, Joe Boyles, Edward Meggs, Brittany Bezick, Alston Kelley, and Cheryl Ar-

By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
At the Rotary Club
meeting held June .13, the
Club welcomed Brittany
Bezick, Rotary essay con-
test winner, to speak at
their meeting before the
panel discussion on prop-
erty tax reform.
The panel included
Cheryl Archambault, Joe
Boyles, Mark Branham,
and Ed Meggs.
"It was a great oppor-
tunity for me to go out and
see how history has effect-
ed Madison County," said
Brittany about her experi-
ences while writing the es-
say Alston Kelley, who also
introduced Jim Catron,
Moderator for the Panel,
introduced Brittany
Jim Catron, City Com-
missioner, District Three,
then spoke a few words
and introduced Cheryl Ar-
chambault. Cheryl dis-
cussed how Madison
County lives on a limited
The panel discussed

the potential property tax
reform and how it will af-
fect the community
The proposal includes
a tax cut that will include
saving 31.6 billion dollars
over the next five years.
This is tax cut is poten-
tially the largest tax cut in
Florida's history.
Additionally, there will
be 15.6 billion dollars in
immediate tax relief and
reform and 16 billion dol-
lars in further tax relief
and reform, which will to-
tal at the 31.6 billion dol-
Under the 15.6 billion
dollars immediate tax re-
lief and reform (statutory),
all cities and counties will
be required to cut taxes in
the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
Also, all local government
will make an additional
cut of three, five, seven,
and nine percent and put a
cap on future property tax
However, local govern-
ments are able to override
the cut and cap.

Under the 16 billion
dollars in further tax relief
and reform (constitutional
amendment), the "Save
our Homes" will be re-
placed by a new "super ex-
emption." Approximately
73 percent of homestead

Tickets For Thomas & Friends Live! On Stage In
"Thomas Saves The Day" Go on Sale JUNE 15

Thomas, & Friends are
making tracks to Tallahas-
see in their first live tour-
ing stage show in America
- Thomas & Friends Live!
on stage in "Thomas Saves
The Day." Produced by
HIT. Entertainment and
Theme Star, the 90-minute
musical adventure opens
at the Tallahassee-Leon
County Civic Center on
August 8-9, 2007 for 2 per-
formances Tickets for
Thomas & Friends go on
sale at 10 a.m. on June 15
at the Civic Center Box Of-
fice, all Ticket master Out-

- a^

lets and at
The all-new 90-min-
utes musical adventure
Thomas & Friends Live!
on stage in "Thomas Saves
the Day" is coming to the
Tallahassee-Leon County
Civic Center on August 8-9
for two performances.
Thomas & Friends Live!
On Stage includes new
railroad-themed songs and
tells the story of Thomas
and his engine friends as
they work together as "Re-
ally Useful Engines" to get
the railroad ready for
Sodor's Magic Lantern
Festival. Encountering ad-
ventures along the way,
Thomas, Percy and Diesel,
among others share a sto-
ry that helps encourage
life lessons such as discov-
ery, friendship and cooper-
Tickets go on sale for
Thomas & Friends Live!
On Stage at 10 a.m. on
June 15 at the Civic Center
Box Office, all Ticket mas-
ter Outlets and at Ticket- Tickets may
also be charged by phone
at 850-222-0400 or 800-322-
3602; or by logging onto
Ticket prices at the box of-
fice are $30, $25 and $18.25.
Phone orders, tickets at
the outlets and Internet
sales are subject to service

charges. Group Discounts
are available at the Civic
Center Box Office or by
calling 850-222-0400 or 800-
322-3602. Visit the Civic
Center website at www.tlc-
cc.or or more informa-
About Thomas & Friends
Created by a father for
his son, Thomas &
Friends is the #1
preschool toy brand in the
U.S. and the #1
Infant/Preschool licensed
brand in the U.K. (U.S.
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Group License to Thrill,
January-June, 2006) in-
vites children to enter a
world of imagination
through the tracks of a
train and the words of a
story. Today, families in
more than 100 countries
enjoy fun and adventure
with their engine friends
while experiencing time-
less life lessons of discov-
ery, friendship and cooper-
ation. Thomas & Friends
is making tracks to great
destinations on PBS KIDS
and PBS KIDS Sprout. For
more information about
the world of Thomas the
Tank Engine and his
friends, please visit
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Mrs. Jenny and Mr. Rob Covell are
pleased to annoiunc the engagement and
upcoming marriage of their daughter.
Lindsay Danielle Fleeman to James Horace
(Jace) Bates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bates
of Jennings. Fl. The bride-elect is the
granddaughter of Glendyle and the late
Billy Littleton of Madison. Lindsay is the
graduate of NICHS, NFCC. and FSU with a
bachelor degree in Dietetics and is a nutri-
tionist at the Colquitt County Health De-
partment. The groom-elect is the grandson
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bates of Jen-
nings and the late Nir. and Mrs. Bill Mac
Hendry of Madison. Jace is an employee at
PCS in White Springs. The wedding is set
for Saturday July 7,. 2007 at 6:00 p.m. in Jen-
nings. Fl. Please follow the signs off the in-
terstate. Local invitations will not be sent
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The Four Freedoms: Freedom of
Speech and Expression, Freedom of Wor-
ship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom
from Fear .- were stated in a January 6,
1941 speech to Congress by Franklin De-
lano Roosevelt. The memorial was de-
signed by Walter Russell a given to Madi-
son in honor of Captain Colin P. Kelly, the
first U.S. hero of WWII, and native of Madi-
son County.

By Jessica Higginbotham
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison's City Park, dubbed Four Freedoms Park after one of the many
monuments, was built on land donated by Madison Livingston. The land the
park sits on was originally the site of a Seminole Indian War era blockhouse,
erected to protect women, children, and the elderly during threats.


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessica Higginbotham
A memorial commemorating the lives of Madison County men lost in WWII, the
Korean War, and the Vietnam War, stands at the Courthouse facing south in the park,
a project headed by veteran Bernard Wilson. The name of each Madison County man
who died in each conflict is listed on the simple marble stone. In Vietnam, 47,424 men
lost their lives. In World War II, 291,557 men died for freedom. In the Korean War,
33,741 Americans died. In Madison, those numbers. were much smaller with 24
Madison-men lost in WWII, seven in Korea, and another three lives lost in Vietnam.
With death tolls amounting to well over thirty-thousand in each war, a war memorial
is a stark reminder that no town went untouched by the horror.



Greene Publishing, Inc.
Photo By Jessica Higginbotham
A Bible enclosed in a glass case atop
a marble stone was placed in the park by
the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
The monument was placed in the park in
January of 1952 as a reminder of Christian
heritageh id values; The WCTU was cre-
ated in 1847 as women grew .more and
more concerned about the effects of alco-
hol on their families and society. Though
Prohibition was repealed, the WCTU still
fights alcoholism and other drugs.


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The Florida State Baptist Convention monu-
ment is located on the southeast corner of the park,
erected in 1946. In 1843, Concord Missionary Bap-
tist Church helped to form the Florida Baptist Asso-
ciation. The Convention was organized in the
Clifton Mansion, the home of R. J. Mays. In Novem-
ber of 1854, the Association held its annual meeting
in the Clifton Mansion. Committees were formed to
work with other Associations, thereby creating a
Convention. The Clifton Mansion, birthplace of the
Florida Baptist Convention, is located on Highway
146, near Lovett.

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Photo By Jessica Hig ginbothnam
The Confederate Soldier stands proudly in the center
of Madison's park as a reminder of one of the most bru-
tal wars in American history. When the park was first
built, it was named Confederate Memorial Park, in honor
of those who gave their lives in the "War Between the
States." Madison alone lost at least 289 men in the War.

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Photo By Jessica Higginbotham
This monument, a tribute to the slaves of Madi-
son County, was erected in honor of the Unsung He-
roes who gave their blood, sweat, and tears to help
build Madison. The monument is also a reminder
that Howell Waring worked tirelessly to make sure
that those people received the recognition they de-

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Originally a necessary part of traveling, camping
has made the metamorphic shift to a recreational activ-
ity. From Native Americans to Cowboys of the Old
West, camping is now the chic thing to do on the week-
GPS, cell phones, portable stoves, three room tents,
and coolers have made roughing it not so tough.
Campers now days use all of the same amenities as in
their homes.
'An integral part of any camping trip is the tent.
Typically a tent that is advertised as being "one person"
is barely large enough to fit that one person comfortably,
so a two-person tent is recommended. Following the
same line of thought, a two-person tent is rarely large
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When campers first arrive at the chosen site, the
tent goes up. The land needs to be at a slight incline
so that water won't puddle under the tent and ruin the
Following the setup of the tent, things need to be
unpacked and arranged, and the area for the campfire
must be selected.
Remember, when camping, keep all food, fra-
grance, or any other items that might give off a strong
odor away from the living area of the camp site.
Woodland creatures are attracted by scents, and a
bear encounter could ruin any camping trip.
Whether camping for leisure or necessity, the ex-
perience can be enjoyable. Spooky stories or campfire
jam sessions are just the ticket when it comes to en-
Always remember to clean up all litter from a
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By Jessica Higginbotham
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As darkness falls on your quaint little campsite, you
feel yourself getting a little chilly... so, you build a spec-
tacular campfire.
WAIT! Do you
know how to build a
campfire? As any ex-
perienced camper will
inform you, campfire
building is more of an
art form than a smash -
and-go construction
But where? Open,
flat ground, devoid of
undergrowth is the s
best place to build a
fire. Make sure there
are no stray twigs or
pine straw scattered on
the ground, and line
the area with stones or
dig a trench. Keep the A
diameter of the campfire less than three feet this is a
manageable size, should the fire get out of hand.
With what? Sticks! Forest Ranger Shane Wells says
that the best sticks to use for a campfire are about an
inch in diameter, and made out of pine or oak. Do not
under any circumstances use cherry or pecan branches.
These types of wood burn hot and tend to pop inces-
santly, showering campers and surrounding areas with
burning embers.
The idea is to lay out a bed of straw, then layer that
with smaller sticks, up to larger branches. Light the
straw with matches or a lighter, and stoke the fire to get
it going.
Ever so often, if the fire is getting low, add a few
more sticks and stoke it. Never use an accelerant such
as lighter fluid or gasoline on a fire. Always keep plen-
ty of water on hand to put out the fire.
The more efficient way to extinguish a fire is to
douse it with water, then smother it with dirt. Throw
some water on it, and then bury it. By cutting off the
oxygen to the fire, you take away a pivotal element of the
fire triangle.
If your campfire gets out of hand, call 911 immedi-
ately! Do not hesitate to call emergency services if you
cannot handle the spread of your fire.

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Of The Pros
By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The worst thing while camping, besides rain, is for-
getting to pack a very important item (like toilet paper).
Here is an organized camping pack list fit for the pros.
Long johns
Underwear (3-4 extra pairs)
Pants, shirts, shorts (one pair for each day and then some)
Extra socks
Hat or cap
Hiking boots or sneakers
Rain gear
Garbage sacks and plastic Ziploc bags
Plastic plates, forks, spoons, knives, and cups
Paper napkins
Jug or canteen to hold water
Sheet or light blanket
Heavy Blanket .
Pillows ",
Towels and washcloths IFV J
Toothpaste and toothbrush --
Lip balm, sunscreen, and sunglasses /
Soap and lotion
Toilet paper
First Aid Kit
Flashlight "-
Duct tape
Waterproof matches
Bug repellent
Puzzles, cards, books, or board games
Plan your meals ahead of time and pack refrigerated.
items in ice chest. Be sure to secure your ice chest at night,
raccoons will break in and steal your food! Also tie your
trash bags in a tree so critters can't shred them.
Tacks and sturdy nails
Extra tent pegs
Sleeping bag
Coal, firewood, and
grate for cooking
Two or three pots and pans
Enamelware or stainless steel cup and large bowl
Portable stove
Tarp to lay under tent
Aluminum foil
Sewing kit and safety pins
If the camping trip is out of state, be sure to research
the surrounding area, the restaurants, shopping places,
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There are many ways to
create a S'more and the "per- ',
fect" way is only as perfect as.
the maker makes it. Use this
editorial as a mere guideline
and experiment with new in-
gredients and methods of
preparation. Ingredients call
for Honey Maid graham crack-
ers, Hershey's plain chocolate .
bars, and regular size marsh-
Begin with building a
campfire with dry aged natural wood (do not use acceler-
ants). When the fire is nice and hot, break one graham crack-
er in half, using one half for the top and one for the bottom.
Next break off two pieces of the Hershey's chocolate bar and
place on the base of the graham cracker (indentations on the
chocolate bar measure out one piece). Set aside on a plate.
Now is the time to roast the marshmallow. Insert a clean
hot dog style roasting fork or long thin branch into the
marshmallow. Hold marshmallow three-to-twelve inches
above flames and rotate. When marshmallow is lightly
browned, remove from fire. Immediately place hot marsh-
mallow on top of the base cracker and chocolate, using the
top graham cracker to slide the marshmallow off of the
roasting fork or thin branch. Hot marshmallow will melt
chocolate pieces. Let sit until cool enough to eat. Et Voila!
Extra Tips:
Do not place roasting fork or thin branch on ground! Dirt
will stick to the remaining marshmallow.
If marshmallow catches fire, blow it out. DO NOT wave
the marshmallow; it will send it flying in any direction and
may cause injury or fire.
You can use a microwave to make s'mores. Be sure to
watch the marshmallow closely it may explode in your mi-
crowave and cause a sticky mess.
Use additional ingredients such as bananas, peanut but-
ter, strawberries, pineapple, roasted peanuts, or different
types of chocolate such as Kit Kat bars, Reeses, etc. to put a
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Talcum Powder Stunts Growth C

Talcum powder has been used for generations to
soothe babies' diaper rash and freshen women's faces.
But University of Florida researchers report the house-
hold product has an additional healing power: The abili-
ty to stunt cancer growth by cutting the flow of blood to
metastatic lung tumors.
The study, published in the European Respiratory
Journal in April, reveals that talc stimulates healthy
cells to produce endostatin, a hormone considered the
magic bullet for treating metastatic lung cancer.
The UF researchers say talc is an exciting new thera-
peutic agent for a cancer largely considered incurable.
"We found, to our surprise, that talc causes tumor
growth to slow down and actually decreases the tumor
bulk," said Veena Antony, M.D., a professor of pul-
monary medicine and chief of pulmonary and critical
care medicine at UF's College of Medicine. "Talc is able
to prevent the formation of blood vessels, thereby killing
the tumor and choking off its growth. The tumors ap-
peared to grow much slower and in some cases complete-
ly disappeared."
Scientists have only recently discovered that talcum
powder stunts tumor growth, though the mineral has
been used for almost 70 years to treat the respiratory
problems that accompany metastatic lung cancer. About
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"That fluid can press down upon the lung, impair the
breathing of the patient and cause the patient to feel very
short of breath," said Antony
Pleural effusions indicate that the cancer, which
might have started in the breast, lung or gastrointestinal
tract, has spread throughout the body The prognosisfor
the roughly 200,000 patients afflicted with this condition
is poor: Many die within six months.
To make life more bearable for these patients, doctors
close the extra space between the lung and the chest wall,
where the troublesome fluid collects. The trick is gluing
the two surfaces together. Talc is blown into the patients'
chest cavity to irritate the tissue and create tiny abra-
sions. When the lung tissue heals, it becomes perma-
nently adhered to the chest wall without impairing the
patients' breathing. The effects of the procedure, called
medical thoracoscopy with talc pleurodesis, are immedi-
ate and last a lifetime.
"Shortness of breath is a horrible way to die,"
Antony said. "The procedure spares the patient and the
family the misery of watching their loved one suffer. It's
been used very extensively in Europe but it's had slower
acceptance (in the United States), perhaps because of the
need to learn a new technology."
The Food and Drug Administration approved talc for
use in medical thoracoscopy in 2003, but UF is one of just
a handful of U.S. institutions that perform the outpatient
procedure on a routine basis.
Doctors have noticed that patients who undergo med-
ical thoracoscopy with talcum powder live up to 18
months longer than expected. To figure out why, Antony
compared lung fluid from 16 patients with malignant
pleural effusions before and after doctors dusted their
lungs with talc. The results were startling.
"We were surprised to find that talc has added bene-
fits besides causing scarring and taking away the fluid
that surrounds the lung," Antony said. "The cells that

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cover the lining of the lung are stimulated by the pres-
ence of talc to produce a factor that inhibits the growth
of blood vessels and kills the tumor cells themselves."
Less than one day after treatment with talc, patients
began producing 10-fold higher levels of endostatin, a
hormone released by healthy lung cells. Endostatin pre-
vents new blood vessels from forming, slows cell growth
and movement, and even induces nearby tumor cells to
commit suicide. All of these make it hard for tumors to
grow and spread into healthy lung tissue.
When endostatin was first discovered in 1997, doctors
hoped its tumor-fighting properties would lead to a cure for
cancer. But clinical trials have been disappointing, possibly
because most clinicians have injected the hormone direct-
ly into patients. The hormone breaks down in the body be-
fore it has a chance to slow the spread of cancer, Antony
"It was there, it had a very short half life, it was gone,"
Antony said. "What we've done is caused the normal pleur-
al mesothelial cells to continue to produce endostatin. Talc
doesn't go away Talc stays in the chest cavity constantly
causing the normal cells to produce this factor that inhibits
the growth of the tumor."
The antitumor effects of talc appear to be long-lasting,
said Antony, who is continuing to investigate the long-term
outcomes of patients who have undergone talc pleurodesis.
"It surprised us that such a cheap, easily available
product, such an old-fashioned product, -can have benefits
to the patient and perhaps prolong the patient's life,"
Antony said.
Yossef Aelony, M.D., a clinical professor of respiratory
and critical care medicine at the Harbor-University of Cal-
ifornia at Los Angeles Medical Center, said the UF findings
are an important milestone.
"This work will undoubtedly have a significant influ-
ence on future clinical trials dealing with the treatment of
pleural malignancies, including lung cancer, mesothe-
lioma and metastatic adenocarcinoma involving the pleur-
al surfaces," Aelony said.

How Coffee Raises Cholesterol

Drinking your coffee
black or decaffeinated to
keep cholesterol in check?
Think again.
Cafestol, a compound
found in coffee, elevates
cholesterol by hijacking a
receptor in an intestinal
pathway critical to its regu-
lat on, said researchers
from Baylob College of
Medicine in a report that
appears in the July issue of
the journal Molecular En-
In fact, cafestol is the
most potent dietary choles-
terol-elevating agent
known, said David Moore,
M.D., professor of molecu-
lar and cellular biology at
BCM, and Marie-Louise
Ricketts, M.D., a postdoc-
toral student and first au-
thor of the report.
Cafetiere, or French press
coffee, boiled Scandinavian
brew and espresso contain
the highest levels of the-
compound, which is re-
moved by paper filters used
in most other brewing
processes. Removing caf-
feine does not remove
cafestol, however.
Studies by Martijn B.
Katan of Vriye Univeriteit
Amsterdam, Institute for
Health Sciences, The
Netherlands, indicate that
consuming five cups of
French press coffee per day
(30 milligrams of cafestol)
for four weeks raises cho-
lesterol in the blood 6 to 8
However, while the cho-
lesterol increase associated
with cafestol had been
identified previously main-
ly through the work of
Katan and his colleagues,
the mechanism by which it
acted remained a mystery.
It was a mystery that
Moore and Ricketts decid-
ed to address in the labora-
For a long time, Rick-
etts said she was stymied
because of paradoxical ef-
fects of cafestol in the liver.
However, the discovery of a
gene called fibroblast
growth factor 15 or FGF 15
opened the door to under-
standing how cafestol af-
fects farsenoid receptor X
or FXR in the intestine.
FXR was first identified as
a bile acid receptor in stud-
ies in several laboratories,
including Moore's.
"It is part of the body's
own way of regulating lev-

els of cholesterol," said
Through research in
the test tube and in mice,
she and Moore found that
in the intestine, cafestol ac-
tivates FXR and induces
FGF15, which reduces the
effects of three liver genes
that regulat1.cholesterol
levels. While'1t is "sti.l-un-
clear whether cafestol it-
self reaches the liver, the
finding does confirm that
the effect of the compound
is in the intestine, which is
directly involved in the
transport of bile acids.
Moore's interest in
cafestol began several
years ago when his wife
read an article on coffee's
effect on cholesterol. She
suggested that he might
change his brewing
method, which involved a
permanent coffee filter.
The paper filters, the arti-
cle suggested, removed the
coffee oils, which contain
Moore researched the
problem, and found papers
by co-author Katan. He was
already working on FXR,
and began to think about
whether cafestol might be
affecting that signal in the
cholesterol pathway
Others who took part
in the work include: Mark
V. Boekschoten, Guido
J.E.J. Hooiveld and
Michael Miller of Wa-
geningen University, Divi-
sion of Human Nutrition,
The Netherlands; Arja J.
Kreeft, Corina J.A. Moen,
Rune R. Frants of Center
for Human and Clinical Ge-
netics, LUMC, Leiden, The
Netherlands; Soemini
Kasanmoentalib of the De-
partment of Medical Sta-
tistics, LUMC, Leiden, The
Netherlands; Sabine M.
Post and Hans MG Princen
of TNO Pharma in Leiden,
The Netherlands; J. Gor-
don Porter of Incyte Corpo-
ration, Palo Alto, CA.; and
Marten H. Hofker of the
Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine,
University Medical Center
in Groningen, The Nether-
Funding for this study
came from the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture, Na-
tional Institutes of Health,
Wageningen Centre for
Food Sciences, the Dutch
Organization for Scientific
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Exercise Equipment Located At Lake Francis

By Marianne Goehrig,
Chronic Disease Health Promotion and
Education Coordinator for Jefferson and
Madison Counties
The exercise equipment, around
Lake Francis, came about through a part-
nership between the Madison County
Health Department and the City of Madi-
son. The purpose of this partnership
was to provide updated fitness equip-
ment along Lake Francis, because the
most recent data showed the percentage
of Madison County residents who were
not participating in vigorous physical ac-
tivity in 2005 was 80.3 % and 60 % were not
participating in moderate activity The
new equipment replaced older equip-
ment, increased safety and the variety of
exercise options available to residents.
The new equipment was installed to en-
courage more activity among adults and
youth in the county. Part of the agree-
ment was for the health department to
purchase the new fitness equipment and
the City of Madison to provide the up-
keep of it.
The equipment pieces include:

This equipment provides cardiovas-
cular benefits that are similar to vigor-
ous walking or running. It avoids impact
on feet, knees, hips and the lower back. It
stretches the hips and upper thighs more
than walking, or jogging.
Strengthens the muscles of the lower

back, as well as the gluteus and ham-
string areas. This will help improving
posture and stability

Consists of a swivel stand which ro-
tates as the arms and shoulders are held
square with the overhead hold. Strength-
ens the abdominal muscles.

Associated with chin-ups, an essen-
tial strength exercise and test of strength
to weight ratio. The bars are also used for
shoulder and arm stretching, improving
the grip, hanging leg lifts and to stretch
the lower back.

tern. This equipment provides three Leg
Press positions, each with a different
but moderate level of resistance.

Dips on this apparatus are one of the
most basic strength exercises, which
build triceps and shoulder strength. The
Parallel Bars also help support a number
of stretching exercises.

Two exercise positions which host
one of the most basic and effective up-
perbody strength exercises.

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Helps develop arm and shoulder pow-
er with a variety assisted pulling and
pushing exercises. Numerous stretching
exercises along with leg swings, lunges
and deep knee bends can be performed.

Uses one's own body weight to pro-
vide resistance. The rowing exercise
works the arm muscles.

A raised surface and foot hold for ab-
dominal exercise. Builds the strength of
the abdominal muscles and the flexors of
the upper thigh.

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Consists of a free bar weighing 25
kgs. or 55 lbs. It is held between steel
tracks for safety and security. Many exer-
cises can be performed, including the
standing press, squats, upright rows and

Three low, rounded barriers present
an obstacle to clear while jumping and
bounding from side to side, improving ag-
ile jumping skills and leg strength.

Leg Press is one of the most impor-
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of the most powerful
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(850) 973-2848
If you have a pending law suit, i can
advance you money. Call me now!
305-284-8858. Must give ID-
27041 CJ

New mattress setfrom: 99 Twin/129
Full/ 149 Queen/ 249 King. In plas-
tic with warranty. 850-222-2113.

25 lbs. of
Clean Newspapers
just $2 a bundle

Sofa/Loveseat. New Micro-fiber
set, $475. must move., delivery
available. 850-222-7783.
BEDROOM: New 6 piece set. still
boxed, $599, can deliver (850) 222-

FREE prep classes
* M-TH: 9am-12:30pm @ NFCC
* Tues: 5-9pm @ NFCC
* T/[H: 6-9pm @ Madison Rec. Cntr.


I build sheds, decks, exterior BOAT MOTOR Travel Trailer with full size bed,
carpentry work, window and '87 Johnson Evinrude 115 h.p., bath kit, and living room. One
door replacement. electric tilt, runs good. Call person only. Available 5/1. 850-
Call Bob: 850-242-9342 Kevin at 850-929-2487 973-6991.

Excavating Work
Land Clearing, Ponds, Stump Re-
moval, Demolition, and Roads. No
Job Too Small. Free Estimates. Call
Paul Kinsley at 850-973-6326
I Clean For You!
Rentals Offices Homes
-$10 hour References Available
Pet care
available in your home.

Dog Found
On Reagan Rd.
Chihuahua mix, brown and
white and well taken care of.
Identify collar. Call 973-8519 or

Moving Sale Fri. & Sat. Each
Week during June 9A-3P Hwy. 255
Approx. 1 mile south of 1-10. Turn
right on SE Hardee to 1040
ard Sale
'"--7.833 N. W. Little Cat Rd. ,
Starts Wed. June 20th, continues
everyday through June 30th.
10 a.m. till 6 p.m.
Little bit of everything
Watch for sign,

Highway 254 MADISON
Saturday & Sunday Only
Follow Signs

For Sale
Yanmar Tractor W/ hydraulic.
Model 2000. less than 130 hrs.
Bushhog mower, lift boom,
graderblade, scoop/pan. $5000 very
good condition. Call 929-7541

I Wanted: Old Cars call
Bud Chute 850-843-0127

2005 Dodge Neon
27,000 miles, power windows,
color: cobalt blue, excellent con-
dition $12,500.

SOLID WOOD. Cherry Sleigh bed
- BRAND NEW in box, $250 (850)
NEW LEATHER, still wrapped,
lifetime warranty, sacrifice $795.
(delivery available). Call Sandi:
(850) 425-8374.

I Washer & Dryer
$100 each, 850-973-4459

Wanted:. Dodge Caravans and
Plymouth Voyagers call Bud
Chute 850-838-1168

Hot weather is here.
Aquarium fish like Frozen
Treats too!
Good and good for them.
Buy some today at
Creatures Featured Pet Shop
AKC Min Schnauzer Pups.
Raised in home with love.
Ready now. Beautiful coats,
sweetest personalities. 3 males
$450/tiny female $500.

For Sale:
Blue Rhino Saffordshire Pits. $275
firm. To good homes only! Call
Stacey for more information. (850)
929-4828 or (229) 506-2743.

Madison Heights Apts. Section
8 apts. Designed for low-income
families. 1, 2, 3, & 4 bedroom
apts. Pick up application at 150
S.W. Bumgardner Dr.

Trailers For Rent
$500 month $300 deposit
Call 850-869-0916

Greenville ointe


1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC acces-
sible apts. Rental assistance may be
available. HUD vouchers accepted.
Call 850-948-3036. TDD/TTY
711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe
Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equal
Housing Opportunity

C^eouthern Vllas of
CG_ adison C apartments

Rental assistance may be available.
HUD vouchers accepted. 1, 2, & 3
BR HC & non-HC accessible apts.
Call 850-973-8582, TDD/TTY
711. 315 SW Lawson Circle, Madi-
son, FL 32340. Equal Housing Op-
Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed for Senior's
and Disabled. 1 & 2 bedrooms,
HUD vouchers accepted Call 850-
973-3786 TTY Acs 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity

$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida

3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
Factory Direct
Home Prestige Center

Business Opportunity C-Store,
new tanks, only diesel in area,
home, traffic count 6000 daily, La-
mont US 27, $175,000, All Realty
Services, 850-973-9990 -
Reduced New Home, 3/2, city wa-
ter/sewer, ceramic tile flooring,
small lot, $99,900, ask about 100%
financing with no money down ask
for Bruce DuPuis, Associate, All
Realty Services, 850-973-9990 of-
fice or mobile 850-524-6194
Executive Style Home Three Bed-
room, Two and a Half Baths, Brick,
2640 sq.ft., Fireplace, porches,
Spa, stocked pond, workshop, 2.8
acres, near 1-10, AllRealty Services
Lynette C. Sirmon, Realtor
Office 850.973.9990
Fax same as office
850.933.6363 Mobile
850.948.5000 After Hours
ft. 3 BR, 2 BA, Brick Veneer home
located on one block in Greenville,
Florida. Remodeled Kitchen with
full appliances. Cultured Marble
Whirlpool Tub and shower; Large
den w/Fire place. Tiled Patio;
20x28' detatched garage. Just two
miles to 1-10. Reason for selling
built new home. Best value in
North FL at $139,000. Phone 800-
284-1725 Day, 850-997-4456 Nite,
850-545-9292 Cell. Brokers Pro-
With as little as
$500.00 Down
Prestige Home Center
Lake City, Florida

$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
Factory Direct
Home Prestige Center

The Healthy Start Coalition of
Jefferson, Madison and Taylor
Counties is seeking a Family Sup-
port Worker Supervisor. Position
requires supervisory experience,
knowledge of parenting education,
child development and maternal &
child health, experience working
with infants, young children, or
pregnant women, ability to work in-
dependently among a diverse popu-
lation, general computer proficien-
cy, excellent written and oral com-
munication skills, strong interper-
sonal skills, knowledge of commu-
nity resources, ability to elicit in-
formation and maintain confiden-
tiality, strong organizational skills,
home visitation experience. Re-
quires reliable transportation, valid
driver's license, good driving
record and automobile insurance.
Bachelor's degree with knowledge
of community relations, Public
Health issues, maternal and. child
health, social services or related
field required. Must reside in Jef-
ferson, Madison or Taylor Coun-
ties. Base Salary $27-30,000. Sub-
mit Resume to: Healthy Start, PO
Box 568, Greenville, FL 32331 by
June 29, 2007.
Water meter reader needed to
read approximately 270 meters per
month. Salary $250. Send applica-
tion to Cherry Lake Utilities, 257
NE Berkshire Rd, Madison, FL
Sunbelt Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Lake City
Now Hiring for Sales Consultants
and Technicians. 401K Health *
Paid Vacations Holidays.
No phone calls Apply in person
$ AVON $
Start Today. Earn 50%
on your very first order.
Start-Up Kit Only $10.
Call ISR Dorothy
LPN or RN needed
7P 7A
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Please Contact Angela Akins or
Amelia Tompkins at

Publishing, lnoc
Page Designer/Layout needed for
two weekly newspapers. Must be
a team player, able to handle multi-
ple tasks, have experience with
Quark Express and/or Photoshop
and/or experience with laying-out
newspapers. Apply in person only
at the Greene Publishing Inc.
newspaper building, located at
1695 Highway 53 South.
Big Bend Hospice, the leader in
compassionate care to individuals
with life-limiting illnesses, has the-
following position available on our
care team
On-Call Nurse PRN
On-call Nurse for home patient care
in Jefferson, Madison and Taylor
Counties. Current Florida license as
RN/LPN required. Plus 2 -3 years
med-surgery experience preferred,
Great benefit package!
Interested candidates can apply in
person or by faxing a resume to
(850) 575-6814 or
Smoke Free Workplace

Part-time Security Guard
wanted at North Florida Com-
munity College. See website for
details, Applica-
tion deadline is 6/28/2007.

Mechanic needed
Good pay
Full Benefits
Contact Keith (850) 973-2245

Tme Healtny start Loanition 01
Jefferson, Madison and Taylor
Counties is seeking a part-time
Data Entry Specialist. Position re-
quires proficiency in working with
computer applications, skill in typ-
ing, ability to alphabetize and file,
ability to communicate effectively,
establish and maintain effective
working relationship with others,
use correct spelling and grammar,
ability to type letters, memoranda,
and other standard forms, and oper-
ate general office equipment. Ideal
candidate will have a high school
diploma, one year or more clerical
work experience and must reside in
Jefferson, Madison or Taylor Coun-
ties. Base Salary $10.75/hr. Submit
Resume to: Healthy Start, PO Box
568, Greenville, FL 32331 by June
29, 2007.
Suwannee River Regional Library
is seeking applicants for the posi-
tion of a regular part-time Library
Aide II at the Madison Public Li-
brary, Madison FL. The applicant
will work approximately 28 hours
per week and also be used as a sub-
stitute. Minimum qualifications in-
clude gradujiion from ni j andard
'.high school ablmi to ti.p& and e,:--
. perience with Internet and comput-
er software. Library and/or experi-
ence working with children and
youth are desired. Salary is $6.80
to $10.24 per hour depending upon
qualifications and experience. In-
terested applicants may obtain an
application at the Madison,
Greenville or Lee Public Libraries,
or at the Suwannee County Admin-
istrative Services Department, 224
Pine Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064,
telephone (386) 362-6869. Appli-
cants are encouraged to submit re-
sumes, letters of reference and oth-
er biographical information with
their applications. All applications
must be returned to the Administra-
tive Services Department in Live
Oak. Position will remain open un-
til filled. "Successful completion of
a drug test is a condition of em-
ployment." EEO/AA/V/D.

LPN or RN Needed
7A 7P
With Benefit
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Contact Angela Akins or Amelia
Tompkins at 386-362-7860
Full time farm WORKER (em-
phasis on WORKER) who doesn't
use tobacco during work day not
addicted to text messaging or cell
phone. Complete application with
references at 1695 South SR 53.

Managers & Assistant
Managers Needed
FAST TRACK is looking for high-
ly motivated Managers and Assis-
tant Managers for the Convenient
Store business for the Jasper area.
Offering a competitive salary,
weekly pay, Vacation, paid Holi-
days, Bonus and 401 K Plan. Please
fax resume to Bertie at 229-559-
1231 or call her at 352-494-7550
for more information.

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Help Wanted: Full-time recep-
tionist/typesetter/secretary. Must
type at least 35 words a minute,
have excellent phone etiquette, be
able to .work well under pressure,
work well with others, multi-task
without complaining, and be com-
puter literate. Apply in person only
at Greene Publishing Inc. newspa-
pers, -1695 South State Road 53, in
Madison. No phone calls.

Great Opportunity
RN House Supervisor
7P 7A
Great Schedule and Benefits
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live. Oak, FL 32064
Please Contact
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The Citr-of-Madison ill beALc-
cepting applications. or a Water
Maintenance Tech. Applicants
must be 18 years of age, possess a
valid Florida Drivers License,
High School diploma or GED, pass
a drug test, background check and
physical examination. -We would
prefer someone with at least one
year of field experience in water fa-
cilities maintenance and repair ac-
Job applications may be picked up
at City Hall between the hours of
8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday
through Friday. We will be accept-
ing applications for this position
from Monday June 18, 2007 until
Friday June 29, 2007.
The City of Madison is an. Equal
Opportunity Employer and recog-
nizes veteran's preference.
A/C Tech. Needed
Must have extensive trade knowl-
edge and hands on experience.
Good driving record required. Ben-
efits available. Call 948-6100 or fax
resume 948-6101.
The Healthy Start Coalition of
Jefferson, Madison. and Taylor
Counties is seeking a Family As-
sessment Worker. Position re-
quires ability to work independent-
ly among a diverse population, gen-
eral computer proficiency excellent
written and oral communication
skills, strong interpersonal skills,
knowledge of community re-
sources, ability to elicit information
and maintain confidentiality, strong
organizational skills, home visita-
tion experience and experience
working with infants, young chil-
dren, and or/pregnant women is de-
sirable. Requires reliable trans-
portation, valid driver's license,
good driving record and automobile
insurance. Bachelor's degree with
knowledge of community relations,
Public Health issues, maternal and
child health or equivalent experi-
ence in social services and risk as-
sessment may be substituted. Must
reside in Jefferson, Madison or
Taylor Counties. Base Salary
$25,000. Submit Resume to:
Healthy Start, PO Box 568,
Greenville, FL 32331 by June 29,

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Madison County Carrier 13A

in'iVeh i cl Reossesion

When you finance or lease
a car, truck or other vehicle,
your creditor or lessor holds
important rights on the vehicle
until you've made the last loan
payment or fully paid off your
leasing obligation. These
rights are established by the
signed contract and by state
law. For example, if your pay-
ments are late or you default on
your contract in any way, your
creditor or lessor may have the
right to repossess your car.

In many states, including
Florida, creditors or lessors can
do this legally without going to
court or warning you in ad-
vance, as long as they do not
breach the peace. In addition,
your creditor or lessor may be
able to sell your contract to a
third party, called an assignee,
who may have the same rights
and responsibilities as the orig-
inal creditor or lessor.

However, some state laws,
including Florida's, limit the
ways a creditor or lessor can re-
possess and sell a vehicle. If
any rules are violated, the cred-
itor or lessor may be required
to pay you, the consumer, mon-
etary damages.

Seizing the Car

In many states, including
Florida, your creditor or lessor
has legal authority to seize your
vehicle as soon as you default
on your loan or lease, which

could be a matter of days or
weeks. Because state laws dif-
fer, consumers must read their
contract to find out what con-
stitutes a default in their specif-
ic situation. In virtually all
states, failure to make a pay-
ment on time or to meet other
contractual responsibilities,
such as not keeping insurance
in effect, are considered de-
faults. Most vehicles are repos-
sessed when payments are not
made on time and most often it
is as little as being two pay-
ments behind.

If your creditor or lessor
has agreed to change your pay-
ment date or any other contrac-
tual obligations, it's possible
that the terms of your original
contract may no longer apply.
Such a change may be made
orally or in writing. It's best to
get any changes in writing be-
cause oral agreements are diffi-
cult to prove.

If you default on your
loan, you must know that the
law in Florida allows the credi-
tor or lessor to repossess your
car., Creditors or lessors hire
people who are allowed on
your property, by day or at
night, to seize your car without
letting you know in advance.
These people are known as
"REPO GUYS." Their job is to
legally 'steal' your car away
from you. They usually do not
want you to know about it be-
cause most people would ob-

ject or put up a fight and they
don't want that to happen, even
though the law may be on their

However, the law doesn't
allow your creditor or lessor to
commit a breach of the peace in
connection with repossession.
Removing a car from a closed
garage without permission usu-
ally constitutes a breach of the
peace. If the car is parked in a
place where any member of the
public could gain access to it,
without breaking a lock or
committing a forcible entry
onto or into the property, is
usually permitted, too.

Creditors or lessors who
breach the peach in seizing
your car may be required to
compensate you if they harm
you or your property. A con-
sumer who stands in front of a
car and refuses to move, cannot
be physically forced to move.
If a REPO GUY runs over a
consumer's toe in the process
of repossessing a car, that is a
breach of peace. Threatening
to do harm, committing an as-
sault, committing.a battery, or a
burglary or virtually any crime
in the process of repossessing a
vehicle is a breach of the peace.

Selling the Car

After a vehicle' is repos-
sessed, assuming it is repos-
sessed properly, a creditor may
dispose of the vehicle in a


"commercially reasonable
fashion", which usually means
at an auction attended only by
people in the business of buy-
ing cars cheap (!) and then fil-
ing suit against the consumer
for the difference between what
was owed on the car and what
the vehicle sold for. In some
cases, the consumer could end
up owing almost as much as
what he or she paid for the car
without having the car any
longer (!), so consumers must
be extremely wary and not al-
low a situation to occur.

Therefore, while creditors
have the right to repossess a ve-
hicle if a consumer fails to
make payments on time or oth-
erwise breaches a contract for
the purchase of a vehicle, con-
sumers have rights, too.

The foregoing is provided
by the Three Rivers Legal Ser-
vices program who serves a
seventeen county area in North
Florida from its offices in
Gainesville, Lake City and
Jacksonville. It is funded, in
part, by moneys from the Legal
Services Corporation as well as
from donations from private
citizens and various civic and
community organizations. It
provides free legal assistance to
income-eligible individuals, or
other qualified individuals, in
civil matters.

CASE NO. 2007-51-CP

The administration of the estate ofCHRYSTINA E. VAUGHT, deceased, whose
date of death was April 23, 2007; is pending in the Circuit Court for Madison County,
Florida, Probate Division; File Number 2007-51-CP; thenamesand addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below.%
All creditors of the decedent and other persons, who have claims or demands
against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, and who
have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE
All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or
demands against the decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE

Attorney for Personal Representative:
Is/Clay A. Schnitker
Clay A. Schnitker
Fla Bar No.349143
Davis, Schnitker, Reeves & Browning, P.A.
Post Office Drawer 652
Madison, Florida 32341
(850) 973-4186
6/13 6/20

Personal Representative:
/s/ Woodard B. Vaught
Woodard B. Vaught
5221 NW 5' Avenue
Miami, Florida 33127

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