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Hi Celebrating 64 Years In The Tampa Bay Area A --- ---II SEE PAGE 8-A SEE STORY ON PAGE 3-A lA nl GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY HELD FOR NEW HCC STUDENT SERVICES BUILDING On Wednesday members of the com mun i t y ga th ered f o r t he Groundbreaking Ceremony of a new Student Services Building, located on the Ybor Campus of Hillsborough Community College. Among those on hand for the ceremony shown from left to right were: Thomas Huggins, Ill, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, who extended the Welcome; Oswald Shodeinde, Ybor Student Government President; Gwendolyn W. Stephenson, Ph.D., President of Hillsborough Community College, who shared remarks; the Greetings were extended by Shawn H. Robinson, Ed. D., J.D., who is the Ybor City Campus President; and Linda Herlocker, Ed.D., Ybor City Campus Dean of Student Services, who shared the vision of the college. Tommy Hagood AlA, of Hunton Brady Architects, created the building design. The building will be completed and operational by the summer of 2009. (PHOTOGRAPH BY BRUNSON). Abe Brown Ministri Hosts Product Drive SEE PAGE 9-A Group Wants Amended Rogers Park Contract Charges Dropped In Murder Case ,.rm= n =-,

co g Features N .............................................................................................. __ J.t) a: w ID ::!: w 0 Citizen's o roup Wants Rogers Park Contract Amended On Tuesday, December 2, > the "Citizen's Who Support C< Keeping Rogers Park Public" (CWSKRPP) attended a fE meeting with the Tampa Q Q z < Q 0 w i!i: w > w Q w % 0 ::l ID Q. z i= w .J .J w z i= z w en a: 0 .J Sports Autho;ity (TSA) and the YMCA to discuss amendments to a contract that, under the current terms, would grant exclusive rights to the YMCA to control pub lic buildings and facilities at Rogers Park and Golf Course (RPGC). The contract, between the City of Tampa (COT), the Tampa Sports Authority and the YMCA, was signed by Mayor Pam Iorio, Henry Saavedra of TSA, and Bob Gilbertson, former YMCA Director in 2006. James Ransom, spokesperson for the group, was supported by TOBA Board Member, Jetie B. Wilds, Jr. and CWSKRPP members: Janice Williams, Carolyn Wilson, Willie James, Dwight Bolden, Janice Williams, Mary Alice Dorsett, Dwight Bolden, Fred Hearns, Bennie Johnson, Rufus Lewis, Gwendolyn Tucker, Barr Howard, Eddie Adams, Jr., Arlanders Alford, Attorney Clinton Paris, Dr. Glenn Cherry and Freddie Moore, among others. TSA Board Members JAMES RANSOM Spokesperson in attendance included, Kalyn Brandewie, Frank Dubose, Tony Muniz, Johnny Page and Tampa City Council Chairman, Rev. Thomas Scott. The YMCA was represented by Tom Looby and Henry Saavedra represented the Sports Authority. Mr. Ransom stated the CWSKRPP's intended goals were to: support and encourage the preservation of the history of Rogers Park; establish a framework that encourages the City of Tampa, Tampa Sports Authority, and YMCA to include under privileged children most in need of pos itive experiences that build character through learning how to play golf and; create an open view of the relationship between the City of Tampa, Tampa Sports Authority and the YMCA that affords the Rogers Park group and the general public an opportunity to1 have meaningful input on the YMCA's performance under the amended agreement. The concern is rooted in having been in a struggle to protect Rogers Park 9-years earlier. Ransom said, "The African American communi. ty must not sit by on issues like this that threaten to remove our history. We must not tolerate overt dis respect. We must honor our ancestors." The Tampa Sports Authority, YMCA and CWSKRPP will continue to meet with hopes of agreeing on an amendment. Mayor Pam Iorio is the only one who can authorize language and term changes to the existing contract. The group invites anyone who supports protecting and persevering the history and legacy, public access and use of Rogers Park and Golf Course to its next meeting on Monday, December 8 at 6:30PM at the 34th Street Church of God located at the corner of 34th Street and 21st Avenue. Beloved Folk Artist Passes After Long Illness Taft Richardson, Jr. was a visionary. He saw things a lot of people never saw, and transferred his visions into craft. This past Sunday, Mr. Richardson passed away after a battle with prostate cancer. He was -65. A native of Zephyrhills, Mr. Richardson became a folk artist at a very young age. His sister, Sheila Nixon; said when they were growing up, her brother told her how his craft began. "He was sitting under an orange tree, messing around with some bones, and said he got a vision. Everyone in our family is good with their hands, and so he decided to become an artist." Ms. Nixon said they were amazed when they saw her brother's work. "We were very impressed. We knew he'd be big one day with that craft." "He was vei:y unique, because his work had a spiritual message with it. His spirituality was very important to him, and he always carried his Bible." Ms. Nixon said her brother's main goal was to have a museum. "He wanted to share his art with everyone, especial ly the young people. That was his dream. A lot of times, his vision would look like it was going to become reality, then everything would just stop. It's hard being a folk artist, because most of their work gains fame after their gone "As a family, we want to get a building for his art so everyone can get his message. He was very passionate about his work. Even in Taft Richardson, Jr. displays one of his creations. his illness, he continued to work. He never stopped A longtime vegetarian, Mr. Richardson devoted his life to teaching children to paint, sculpt and grow plants. Ms. Nixon said her brother was also a natural born preacher, and testified every chance he got. "No matter where he was or what he was doing, you'd always see that worn-out Bible." "He felt by using the bones of dead animals for his work, he was resurrecting them." Mr. Richardson leaves behind his wife, Estella Richardson, 10 children, and 35 grandchildren as well as a host of siblings, including his brother, Harold Richardson, who worked closely with him. Morning Glory Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with arrangements. Reporter Leon B. Crews ccin be reached at (813) 248-0724, or by e-mail at lcrews@tlsentinel. com.


Feature "TT 0 Tasering Victim Hires Prominent Attomey c m 0 m s: txl m :::0 A prominent Tampa attor ney said his office is looking into the facts pertaining to a tasering incident last week. The incident took place during a Code Enforcement meeting Carl Hayes, who is also a practicing Tampa attorney, was charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, obstructing or opposing an officer with violence, and trespassing on property other than structure Attorney Barry Cohen said, "We are looking into the facts of this case, but an injustice did occur. In those kinds of meetings, people are on edge because they are discussing some personal things. He (Attorney Hayes) was a gentleman during the entire meeting. He has recently had brain surgery and was not being a threat to anyone. Police must give respect if they want to get respect. The badge is supposed to be a badge of courage not a badge of bul lying, Attorney Cohen said Hayes' Appearance Attorney Hayes had g one to th e me e ting in r e f e rence to more than $1,000 in fines for installing aluminum windows in a portion of his home. The home is located in a historic preservation area and the code requires that the windows be made of wood. Attorney. Hayes said he asked for considerations because his finances had been restricted due to brain surgery. The Code Enforcement Boa rd denied his request. Police Account Of Incident According to Ms. Laura McElroy, spokesperson for the Tampa Police Department, the incident took shortly after 12:30 p.m., on last Wednesday. "Hayes was at the meeting and was allowed to speak. After he spoke, he was told that they would like to hear from his neighbors. At that point he became upset and starting yelling. He was very combat ive. He accused the neighbors of spy ing on him and accused them of being racist." Ms. McElroy said at that point, a supervisor from Code Enforcement asked Officer Don Miller to ATIORNEY CARL HAYES ... Tasered and charged come into the meeting because Hayes was "out of control." She furthered stat ed that the officers wrote in their reports that Hayes was "pacing back and forth and using obscenities At some point after Hayes was told to leave, he alleged ly struck the officer in the face and "put his hands into fis ts in a fighting stance. Officer Miller attempted to use the taser on him but it didn t work and a physical struck the officer." Officer Robert Deperte, a 22-year veteran of the department heard the commo t io n and placed (813) 495-3702 1 than 300 meetings during Hayes under arrest. Attorney Hayes was charged. He was released from the Hillsborough County jail after posting $4,500 bond the last 3 years There have been no complaints generat-ed as a result of his attend-1\) 0 ing those meetings. City Editor Iris B. Ms. McElroy said Officer Miller, a 14-year veteran with the department, has attended more Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail jholton@Osentinel.com Everything Is Free! Faith Temple Church of God, 1609 E. New Orleans, is hosting a free event for the community on Saturday, December 13, 2008, noon-2 p. m. There will be free presents for the children while sup plies last There will also be jewelry, clothes, computers, printers, toys, shoes, food and much, much more Call (Saturday only) 812-238-8798. We Bre expanding worldwide, providing a premier opportunity with one ofthefastest growIng publicly traded companies, we're looking for progrersslve. highly motivated Individuals to join our executive team We cordially Invite you to attend our free seminar Umlted oeatlng Call and reserve your seat today! {863) 934-2239 Staff of WilSon Funeraf Home confiaffy invites you to its Annua{ Christmas Memoria( Service Saturd'ay, December 13, 2008 6 0!c(ocf.itt tfre eveniti!J at Wifson Frmera( Home 3000 Nortn 29tn Street -Ta,!Jn1, Fforitfa 33605 Cliristmas is a time for ... tlie lOve tf Jesus, our Savior ... for tliose near antf lear to liS, and ... tlioJe wlio have 9one 6ifort us (813) 248-6125 Fountfed': Dcum6er 7, Sumner]. WilSon -1922-1986 C(arrncr P. WilSon, Sr. -1928-2002 you for dioosin9 au durin9 yo11r timt 16nmmnmr. "Our Business Is Smoict" "TT r 0 :::0 0 l> en m z ::::! z m r I CD c r r m ::::! z 'lJ c txl r en :I: m c m < m -4 c: m en 0 l> z 0 "TT :::0 6


co Editorials & Columns Lri' a: w CD :t w 0 w c >-' C( c a: "'" c a: "'" c z < c en w ..... > a: w > w c w en ::::i CD a. z iii ..J ..J CD ..=. w z z w en < c a: 0 ..J "'" FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605-(613) 246-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers Inc ., New York 1990 94 CP Timelntemational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To : Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O Box 3363 Tampa; FL 33601 Periodical Postage Pald At Tampa, fl w.w. Andrews (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901n (1945) Founders C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR SubS<:riptions-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions : $67 00-Per Year Both Editions Opjnlons expressed on editorial pages or this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reltect the editorial stance ol The Florida SanUnel Bult.tln or the Publishe r The Belmont Heights Electric. Company y time you read this editorial, the dye may have already been cast. However, we would not be doing our job, if we didn't bring to your attention a concern whose impact was certainly as important yesterday, as it will be tomorrow. Thursday, members 'of Tampa City Council were asked to ratify a so-called TECO Franchise Agreement. In so many words, the franchise is an agreement between the City and TECO, which among things grants the local electric company the right to continue to use Tampa's right-of-way to transport TECO energy from one placeto another. The agreement would also give TECO the right, at least fo r another 25 years, to function as Tampa' s major if not sole energy-provider. Though we at the Sentinel a r e grateful fo r TECO's years of service, in light of a new presidential administration whose attitudes toward energy ,and conservation are anything but traditional, we have questions. First of all, would a renewed CityTECO franchise allow for clean and renewable energy to be generated equally and locally by other energy companies? For instance, what if a local energy generation company call it Belmont Heights Electric Company -decided to create and sell cheap solarenergy, might this City-TECO franchise/agreement prevent the success of such a development? Secondly, if Tampa could produce its own local energy sources, wouldn't such an event help more jobs, at a time when local employment is in a tailspin? In other words, should the City enter into another 25-year agreement with TECO, or might 5 years be more advisable? No disrespect, but time is on our side! Odatta And The Bona Man says you can't live forever? Who says you just grab a big piece of immortality, wolf it down sausage, and go on into that dark, goodnight? Perhaps, we could do just that, if Death would leave our running-buddies alone. Both here in Tampa and around the world, tears fell, this week at the passing of two great and awe-inspiring human beings. "Artists" is what they were called. But they were much, much more than that. While Tampa mourns the death of Taft Richardson, Jr., sculptor, volunteer, teacher, guru, community-father, better known as the "Bone Man," who left Uli last Sunday, the world also mourns Odetta Holmes. Better known as "Odetta", singer, guitarist, songwriter, human rights activist, mother figure and muse for none-other than Bob Dylan. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., called her the "Queen of American folk music," who crossed over into history last Tuesday. We are saddened .. because they no longer answer when we call. Taft "Bone-Man" Richardson used animal bones to craft wondrous works of art, which chronicled the Bible itself. For more than 40 years, he shared his homegrown artistic knack of rescuing outcast pieces of cow-bone, cat-bone, bird-bQns;..tQ.inspire children who were themselves outcasts of human bone. He taught ar.t, fashion design, physical fitness, painting, sculpture and getting close to God, before God took him for His own personal sculptor. And what could be said about Odetta Holmes? Lauded by nations and presidents, loved and imitated by some of the

The Day The Earth Stood Stllll starred Michael Kenn11e. He played the part of a silver-suited space alien, who with a one eyed, bald-headed robot who had no sense of humor came to earth to give a welcome and a warning, "Klaatu barada nikto! The movie was called "THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL!" Here recent ly, news was out that the pro ducers in Hollywood had done a remake of Rennie's 1951 feature film. This one starred Keannu Reaves, famous for the lead part he played in the film-series Matrix. However, I've got some sad news for Keannu and his Hollywood crew. "When it came to a remake of the 'The Day the Earth Stood Still,' the train had already left. AND HOLLYWOOD WASN'T ON IT! DO YOU KNOW WHAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN, JANU ARY 20, 2009? WHAT? NOBODY YET, HAS TOLD YOU? Of the six billion people on the planet earth, whoever has a ratlio, Internet computer hook-up or television or who knows somebody who owns either of these electronic won ders will be seated front of the set and lingering on every translated word, sight or sound of what many historians are already calling the largest public turn-out in the history of humanity. More than four million Americans and people from around the world are expected to attend the up$!oming inauguration of both President-elect Barack Obama and VicePresident-elect Joseph Biden. This massive, mindboggling celebration will be staged at the same location of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical speech, which by the way, was also part of the backdrop for "The Day the Earth Stood Still." More than 1,300 groups are expected to march in a presi dential inaugural parade that is projected to put the famous Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade and the Rose Bowl Parade to shame. And all of this will be witnessed by peo ple who have paid between $8oo to $2,500 a night for hotel rooms, beds and break fasts or for the rent a l right of someone' s private home whose owner didn' t mind leaving the D C.-Virginia or Eastern Shore Maryland area for a couple of days (for a five figure fee, no doubt) Then will come the inauguration itself, followed by the inaugural balls! In the words of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, "Who'll be there? How you expect I'm gwine to know? You must think I stood and counted everybody at the do'!" Oprah Winfrey will be there. Spike Lee will be there, too. As a matter of fact, th e atte nd a nc e will no doubt include anybody on the plan et, who-is-who! (And if you are "SOMEBODY," that could mean you!) Rumor has it the world will not stop partying until the last CNN story hits worldwide television, until the last DVD is burned and the last CD and phony t-shirt have been auc tioned off over the Internet. In other words, The Day the Earth Stood Still will begin, on the mon1ing of January 20, 2009, when America's first Black president is successfully sworn into office And where will you be, on that great getting-up morning, when the world from Beijing to Berlin stands in awe and disbelief, and when the President-Elect raises his right hand and says to the world, "Barack Obama nikto?" Perhaps, like me, you'll be in Washington, D.C.! Black American Insight continued from page 4-A tban before. As to his congressional col league, Sen. Salmon Chase, Chase was known to have assisted so many slaves in Ohio courts, until he was called "the attorney general of the fugitive slaves." Chase later became governor of Ohio, and continued his anti slavery activities. Thus, Ohio, as a part of the western frontier territories, played a pivotal role in the abolitionist movement. Harambee. ]J 0 0 m (") m 3: Ill m :::0 Work A Deal With The Seminoles N 0 0 co certainly hope Florida Legislators are happy. For the time being, they have killed the goose that was laying the golden egg. As a result, education and in the State of Florida are suffering. Governor Charlie Crist had worked out a deal with the Seminole Indians of casino fame. The State of Florida had reaped $70 million dollars from Seminole gambling with more to come Then some leg islators for some strange rea son went to court and got the deal overturned. The state has not received another dime from the Seminoles and can't spend the $70 million they have. In fact, the state may have to return the entire amount of money. The Seminoles? They are still running casino gambling and making piles of money. In fact, the Sem inoles are making more money tham ever before. They have added two other types of gambling that have the big bucks rolling in. The Seminoles have the money rolling in and there is nothing the State of Florida can do. On top of that, the state is getting none of the money. Hopefully, getting another deal with the Seminoles will be one of the first things the ture does in next year's session. In the meantime, education in Florida is catching the devil. Less money is being made available. for education. Educational cuts are being made in all aspects of public education. Salaries are ata near frozen situation and the education picture threatens to get worse. It sure seems to me the State of Florida can use obligation free money form the Seminoles. I recently read where it was projected th at the State of Florida's share of the gambling profits from the Seminole Indians could go as high as $500 million dollars a year Gosh, can you imagine what we can do for the State of Florida with. that kind of money coming in every year? Can you im:agine what the state can do for education with this kind of money? What our .legislature needs to do and must do is to quit the politick ing and work out a deal with the Seminole Indian tribe wherein the money will start to roll in again and the state will be able to spend it. If the State of Florida is wait., ing around for somebody to r stop Seminole casino gambling in Florida, then the people who 0 run this state aren't as smart as > they think they are. The gam-CJJ bling is going to continue, and Florida may as well take. ::! advantage of it. Z You can't tell the difference between a dollar that comes aJ from the lottery and one that C: comes from the casino. J= !!l z "tt c: tD r-Cii :::z:: m 0 m < m ::ZJ -< Preparing Our Children For A Better Life -f c: m CJJ parent out there thinks that the life ey lead is good enough for their children to follow, is fooling themselves and denying their children. It has long been the desire of African American parents to want more for their children than they have. They want their children to be self-sufficient and successful. They want them to be educated and leave a mark on the world. Regardless of your living conditions, financial status, or social climate, it is your responsibility to make sure your children are prepared to succeed far beyond your expectations. As a parent, if you have trou ble preparing your children for success, get help .There are agencies, organizations, and church groups more than will ing to assist you in preparing your children for a life that will make them succeed. Parents, don't be so consumed with yourself and your life that you neglect your children. They are more important than anything you p1 to do or want to do. They a t. more important than you. Because they need you and so eagerly want to have knowledge, you absoh,ttely can't deny them that. You have to understand that there is no reason we should continue to breed generations of dependents. Public housing complexes should not be the future of our children. I'm not telling parents to make athletes out of their chil dren and hope they sign a big professional contract. That's }f <:813::> 248-1921 not being realistic, and it s not 0 guaranteed that will happen. You must grant them the > opportunity to learn more and Z do more. You must insist that they not follow our example, :::0 but exceed it. 0 It is our responsibility to make sure our children are ready for the challenges that are Rhe?d. If we don't do our job our c hi l dren will become victims of the c imina} justice system or be influenced by a part of society that draws on violence and intimidation. Whatever it takes, we have to step up and make sure our children are armed and loaded with everything they need to progress. There is no ceiling on how far they can go. They can become whatever they want to, but they need your help. C) m <.n I )>


It's All About Us I am completely selfish. And it is that selfishness that inevitably placed me into 'the position I find myselfin today. When I was on the street robbing banks, all I thought about was myself. From the materialistic items I could purchase, the women I could attract, the bills I could pay and the trips I could take, every-Pra d idJig Law In ; thing centered around my self-gratification. I knew that there was a chance I could get caught. I knew that there were consequences to the life I chose. I never imagined receiving the time I was given. But the time I thought I'd get, in my warped sense of thinking, I believed I could handle. Criminal Defense Family Law Personal Injury Attornev & Counselor ;\t Law Point Office 1001.:1-N Dale Mabrv S uite 101 Tampa, Rorida 33618 (813)269-9706 Fax:(813)960-0641 11v: hinn2 of a l "wyer a n impc r:.:aUI ck:cisiou shonld no r be sclc:i)' upcq.1 Befort }"(''ll d b."ide ;,:sk:us t.o. se-ud written (\\a' qmlificatit,. l s .md c:xpni cK'e Jeraldine Williams Shaw Attorney-At-Law 2504 East 12th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 248-8060 Phone -(813) 248-8282 Fax Areas Of Practice: Probate* Property* Criminal* Appeals 1481 TIDIII Pill Pl.-za @ lallralkiiVI. & ICitt IL Tnr !Hnn of 2 i an mJportant dem 1on that ,hould not be based solely upon advertlsemenl51 g .. ., ,,.nc 101. wntH r mformat,on Qtlaliflcatlons and expenence r..ror. VCd ,rctuf-What I didn't take in con sideration, was the collateral damage my actions would cau s e The effect my behavior would have on the people closest to me never crossed my mind Even when I laid handcuffed t o a hospital bed recovering from gunshot wounds, all I could think about was the 'harm I had perpetrated on my own life. As far as I was concerned, my own sorrow was all that mattered. It wasn't until I went to visitation in a county jail and actually recognized the pain in my mother's eyes and witnessed the hysteria of my son, did the magnitude of the situation dawn on me. Up until that point, I believed my punishment was mine to bear alone ... I was wrong. The people I loved the most and the ones I never intended to hurt, were suffering along with me. Innocent victims of my self inflicted injury. I understood right then the meaning behind the metaphor, no man is an island." Whether we accept it or not, the choices we make not only determine our own fate, but they, also play a significant role in the future of those directly connected to us. And it's not just the families of criminals who are affected by this selfish deci sion-making. It is the :husband of a gambling addicted wife who loses life savings they spent years building. It is the children of a mother who turns tricks for extra cash as they lay awake in the next room. And it's the grief of a y9ung woman who finds out she has full-blown AIDS because the boyfriend she trusted lived two separate lives. The selfishness of his desire to have his cake and eat it too, cost her the ultimate price In each scenario, the anguish caused could have been avoided had the offending individuals done one thing, placed another person's need before their own. Individually, a "selfless' gesture may be only worthy of praise. But collectively, if incorporated by everyone in a consci<_>us effort, imagine the difference it would make in world in which we live. :send comments to: Clarence Barr, D, 43110-0lS;: F.C.I. Bennettsville, P 0. Box 52020, Bennettsville, S. C., 29512 or email cbarr2@oasjsnoy els.com. SUNNY SUNNY SUNNY SUNNY SUNNY SUNNY SUNNY 225/35ZR20 215135HR18 205/40R17 225/40ZR18 255/35ZR20 245/35R20 285/35/22 SUNNY SN 3800 $135.00 SUNNY SN 3800 $79.95 SUNNY SN 3800 ................. $55.00 SUNNY SN 3800 ................. $79.95 SUNNY SN 3800 ....... $135.00 SUNNY SN (ISWl ............. $120 .00 SUNNY SN 3800 ........... ,$151.15 BUY 3 USED TIRES AND GET 1 FREE


Local East Tampa Partnership To Host Tree Lighting Event EVANGELINE BEST ETCRPChair DENESE METEYE-JAMES Aesthetics And Beautification Chair The East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership will cancel their December 9th meeting so that they can host a December 12th Holiday Tree Lighting event. The ETCRP has invited the East T ampa community to attend the event that will be from 5 :30 pm. until 7 p.m at the Tampa Police District III Office, 3808 North 22nd Street at the East Court on the corner of 22nd Street and 31st Avenue. Parking will be available at Lockhart Elementary School on 31st Avenue and 19th Street. The event is sponsored by the East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership Aesthetics and Beautification Standing Committee, Denese Meteye-James, Chairperson. The ETCRP is chaired by Evangeline Best. Blake Cl Of 1964 The Blake High School Class of 1964 will meet on Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 2 p. m. at 1109 W. Kirby St. to discuss he 2009n reunion All class mates are asked to attend. Contact Jackie Chester Lewis at (813) 662-2073 for further information All Class Reunion The All Class Reunion will have its Christmas dinner on December 9th, 7 p m For additional information, con t act Adrian at (813) 2315937-% APY 13-Month CD Offen a guaranteed return at a competitive rate of Interest for deposits of $2,000 or greater. SOLID I EFFORTLESS -. Life is unpredictable. Your investments shouldn't be. To open your Sun Trust CD now, call 800.473.4462 or stop by a branch near you. Live Solid. Bank Solid:' Annual Percentage Yield (APY) i s accurate as of November 22, 2008, and the CD term or APY is subject to change at any time. Minimum opening balance Is $2,000. Max imum opening balance is $1,000,000. Offer good for consumer and business accounts. An additional new or e x isting Sun Trust consum e r r elationship is requi r ed for consumer accounts An additional new or existing Sun Trust business relationship i s required for business accounts. Not available for public funds. IRA COs are eligible. There is a penalty imposed for early withdrawals. Offer expires December 7, 2008 Sun Trust Bank, Member FDIC. <02008 Sun Tru s t Banks, Inc Sun Trust is a federally registered trademark of Sun Trust Banks, Inc. Live S olid Bank. Solid is a service mark of Sun T r ust Banks, Inc. 6 c m 0 m 3: tD m 01 N 0 0 co "'I r-0 :D 6 ,.. C/) m z m ':"' CD c: rr-z c: CD r-c;; % m c m < m -4 c: m en c ,.. z c 6 C) m ...... I l>


co 0 0 C\1 10 a: w m == w 0 w c > a: LL c a: LL c z w c w :::E: U) :::l m ::: a. z i= w _. _. ::: m ...:. w z i= z w U) a: 0 _. LL Foreclosure Information Congresswoman Castor To Host Foreclosure Assistance Workshop BY ffiiS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Saturday, December 6th, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., U. S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor will host the third Foreclos\lre Assistance Workshop. It will take place at Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Performing Arts Center, building, corner of 14th Street and Palm Avenue. Congresswoman Castor is sponsoring the workshop and will be joined by City Councilman Charlie Miranda, area housing experts, loan counselors and banking representatives. The purpose of the Foreclosure Assistance Workshop is to allow homeowners facing foreclosure to receive help from housing and finance profession als. Congresswoman Castor said Florida has the 3rd highest foreclosure rate in the country, and people are struggling to stay in their homes. More than 4,000 foreclosure cases were filed in Hillsborough County in September and October alone. But help is available. "The foreclosures az:e just not letting. up. We are hearing from families caught in a vicious squeeze CONGRESSWOMAN KATHY CASTOR by someone losing his or her job, falling behind in their payments and just can't get caught up. "In the beginning the people with adjustable mortgages were being affected, but that's not true anymore. And, economists predict that even more foreclosures will take place next year. We will have people to sit down with homeowners one-on-one. It's better to take action now and refinance rather than wait until later." The workshop is open to the general public. Congresswoman Castor urges homeowners having difficulty. to attend the workshop. Some of the organizations participating in the workshop include: Bank of America, Catholic Charities Diocese, of St. THE GOSPEL SILVERLETTES SINGERS \\llll\1 crtti\Ri\IIM lllliR2611ANNIVERSARY AT: FRIENDLY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1901 CENTRAL AVENUE TAMPA, FL 33602 (813) 223-4049 PASTOR JHONNIE MILLER, PASTOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7. 2008 4 P.M. LOCAL GROUPS OF THE CllY & SURROUNDING CITIES YOU ARE INVITED -OPEN DOOR PROGRAM CONTACT SIS I RANCENA BEAMON DALLAS-242-9250 SIS MARY ROBINSON-2 l2-9562 Petersburg, Center for Affordable Housing, City of Tampa, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Florida Gulf Coast, Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Countrywide Fifth Third Bank, Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Office, Housing & Education Alliance, Inc., Regions Bank, Solita House, Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation, VA Regional Loan Center, W achovia, Washington Mutual, and Wells Fargo. Street parking will be available for those wishing to attend the workshop. Additional parking will be available at Fernando Noriega garage at Palm Avenue and Nuccio Parkway. For additional information about the workshop call (813) 871-2817 or visit www.castor.house.gov. Sunday Morning Worship 11:30 A.M. Wedne.sday Night. Bible Study 6.45 P M. 7.45 P.M. HANDS OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC. 2918 East 27111 Avenue BISHOP CLAYTON FERGUSON, JR And PASTOR 6 ELDER DOROTHY. FERGUSON Sunday: Sunday SchooiiO A.M. Praise S Worship I Morning Service II A.M. Evening Service 6 P.M. Wednesday: Bible Study 7 P M Friday: Evangelist Night 7 P.M. : :tm.iii: Foreclosure Prevention Agencies When it was announced that the Neighborhood Stabilization Program was going to focus on foreclosed homes, several people wanted to. know what help is being given to people still living in their homes and facing foreclosure. Fred Meyer, City .of Tampa Chief Underwriting Supervisor for the Housing and Community Development Department, said they are in the process of becoming a HUD Certified Counseling agency so they can provide counseling directly. However, anyone needing assistance can contact the following agencies: Consumer Credit Counseling Services (800) 741-7040 Corporation to Develop Community of Tampa (813) 248-2552 Abundant Life Church Of God In Christ 4USNuuuSt. W. Tampa, FL 33"' (113) 17S-H77 KAREN BARNES PASTOR OF OPERATIONS Our Order Of Scniu \ .\1. :\forninl( \\urship II :tiO \ \1. btterusaory Pnyer Monday Friday ':00 P.M. Bible laltitllte Wednesday 7:30P.M. Corporate Pnyer Every Jat &: Jrd Friday8:00 P.M. "I HIIWI CAifle 7Mt 17tey Mg/11 Have LIFE. .. More ABUNDANTLY" St Jella 11:11 Pastor: First Lady: Missionary Cheryl Green Weekly Worship Schedule Sunday School-9:30 A.M. Sunday Morning Wor.ihlp -11 A.M. Monday Morning Prayer9 Wednesday Night Worship Prayer Service 7 P.M. Bible Study 7:30 P.M. Saturda.f Morning Prayer Warriors Service Every Second Sat. Of Each M;onth "Fulfilling The Vinim 71 Faitlt" CU Housing Partners, LLC (813) 4H-6815 Housing and Education Alliance (813) 261-5151 Neighborhood .l\ssistance Corporation of America (813) 287-5051 Solita's Iiouse, me. (813) 425-4847 Tampa Housing Authority (813) 253-0551. HUD also has foreclosure prevention programs (FHA Refinance Programs). They are: FHA Secure (800) 225-5342 Hope For Homeowners (800) 225-5342 HOPE NOW (888) 995-HOPE (4673) VICTORY TEMPLE OUTREACH MINISTRIES (lOC8IId N. The Soulh T-Pma)N. 7633 N 56th Sl Tampa, FL 33617 (813) 989-1863 lcMdule of s.mces fO:ot A.ll. Worahlp SeMce TI!Mday 12:00 P.M. Noon o.y P,.,..Enry 4th llondq Nftht 7:00P.M. Substance Abuse lllnlltrtM WednNday .... 7:3e P.M. 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Local Acclaimed Author Tina McElroy Ansa To Visit Libraries The College Hill Branch Library and the Town 'N Country Regional Library welcome author Tina McElroy Ansa on Saturday, December 6 at ll a m at the College Hill Branch Library, 2607 East Drive MLK Jr. Blvd and at 1 p m. at the Town 'N Country Regional Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120 Ansa will discuss her latest novel, Taking After Mudear (sequel to her award-winning bestseller Ugly Ways), which continues the story of the three Lovejoy sisters and their mother, Mudear, who is deceased and refuses to in the small Georgia town of Mulberry. Ansa's books include Baby of the Family Ugly Ways, The Hand I Fan With, and You Know Better. Ansa is a reg-ular CBS TINA Sunday Morning MCELROY contributor with ANSA her essays, "Postcards from Georgia." She also writes magazine and newspaper articles, Op-Ed pieces and book reviews. Her non-fiction work has appeared in several magazines. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library, please call (813) 273-3652 or visit hcplc.org. Abe Brown Ministries To Host Product Drive Beginning now through December 12th, Abe Brown Ministries will be hosting a Christmas Hygiene Product Drive for incarcerated females. The product drop-off loca tion will be at the ministry, 2921 North 29th Street, and among the products they are seeking are shampoo, condi tioner, and deodorant. Abe Brown Ministries Director, Robert Blount, points out that female offenders are the fastest growing group in prisons. "In 1976 when Abe Brown Ministries began, there was only one prison for women. Now, there are 11. "Between 1977 and 2004, the increase in female offenders in this country grew by 75%. Although women represent only about 7% of the total inmate population nationally, female inmates present unique challenges to prison administrators, front line personnel and community aftercare service providers." Blount said although it appears to be different, incar-ILttr 1803 If 22ild Sl. & 7th Avenue Specializing In All Types Of Braiding HOLIDAY SPECIAL! s1 O.OOoFF cerated women haven't been ignored "I think a lot of progress has been made, especially at Lowell Correctional Institute. "Perhaps, women haven't been treated with the uniqueness and care they need. There are learning. curves that need to be understood when it comes to incarcerated women." "As men, we need to get into our rightful places and positions At the ministry, we want to intercede and break the vicious cycle that has sent hundreds of women to prison All items dropped off at the ministry .will be given to Lowell C.l., the largest female prison .in the state with 3,000 women. Abe Brown Ministry Executive Administrator, Chrystal Hammond, said, "they are still our daughters, wives, and mothers. They are women and they have needs." Reporter Leo11 B. Crew ca11 be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. tJ%:!.t 1/m,. 6 &.e lfo/4 Decernber31,2008 8:00 P.M. -1 :00 A.M. Location: Crown Ball Room, Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel 111 W. Fortuna Sl, Tampa, FL Admission: $40.00 Par Parson or $75.00 Per Couple Semi-Formal Attire For more Information contact "D Simon at (813) 240-2852 Or "BJ" Gore at (850) 865-9141 Cash Bar Hors d'oeuvres. Door Prizes, DJ and Dancing "TT ::u 6 Son Of Legendary Baseball Player Gives Back To Community BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer It's not easy being the son of a baseball legend. The expectations can sometimes become overwhelming. But for Dwight Gooden, Jr., his parents made sure he stayed grounded and focused on himself as an individual. "My parents made sure I understood that I didn't have to live up to my dad's legendary status. He made his place in history, and now it's time for me to make my own." The Prince Of :The Bay, Lil' Doc (far left with dreads), passes out Scachatta Pizzas with the assistance of his promoter, Richie Rich, and he just advises me as Lil' Doc, as he's known to friends, is a pretty good athlete and could have either pursued professional baseball or other sports allowed his name to open doors for him. "The people of New York really love my dad, and I know they would have done things for me because I'm his son. But I didn't want it that way. I wanted to earn my own way through life and make my dad proud ofme." to whether that's the right "TT direction to go. r-"My dad also instilled in me the importance of remembering where you en came from and always m finding ways of giving back to the community. Z Instead, under the title "Prince Of The Bay," Gooden has sought his place through the world of entertainment and being an entrepreneur. Gooden has established a clothing line and is involved in other projects, both locally and in New York. Both father and son are working together, but Dwight, Sr. -acts only in a supportive role. Last Wednesday Lil' Doc, along with his pro-OJ moter, Richie Rich, trav-? eled around the city, pass-1 ing out Scachatta Pizzas to the homeless and needy. Z "'tJ The pizzas were provided c: While in New York, Gooden said he never "My dad allows me to make my own decisions, by Alessi Bakery. rown str1es, c Family Trip Schedule EVERY 1ST SATURDAY -$25.00/PERSON* Children: $12.50 DEPARTURE: 5 :00A.M .. RETURN-APPROX. 6 :00P. M Baker C. I Sanderson, FL SPECIAL TRIP : 3rd SATURDAY $25 00 / PERSON CHILDREN : $12.50 DEPARTURE : 2 :30A.M. RETURN APPROX. 8 : 00 P.M. Lowell C. L .... Lowell, FL Levy Forestry Camp Bronson, FL Columbia C. I ........................................ Lake City, FL ... rlon C I Lowell FL Taylor c. I Perry, FL .............................................. Florida Stldle Prison a W. C Starke, FL New Rav.r C. I. (Eut a West) .................. Starke, FL o..nentn. c. L a w.c ..................... Gainesvllle, FL No. FL Reception Ctr. (Eat a West).Lk. Butler, FL Uke City Correcdonel Faclllty Lake City, FL Union C. I RaHord, FL Lawtey C. I ................. Lawtey, FL Lancaster C. I ............... Trenton, FL Cross City C. I .......... Cross City, FL .._yo C. I Mayo, FL fQreetry Camp .......................... Bronson, FL Taylbt C. t ................................................ P&",.Y, FL Lancaster C.I ....................................... Trenton, FL Cross City C. I ................................. Cross City, FL Mayo C. I ............................... ................. Mayo, FL Wakulla C.I ................................ Crawfordsville, FL Quincy Annex ....... .Ouincy, FL Gadsden C.I .......................................... Quincy, FL GuH C. 1., Annex, Forestry Camp & Annex ............................................. Wewahitchka, FL Liberty C. 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CC) 0 0 ('II All About You i I Congratulations I w (.) w c c a: LL c a: LL 0 z c:( 0 en w ::) .... ii: w > w c w J: en :J m ::) tL. z i= w ...J ...J ::) m I ...J w z i= z w en a: 0 ...J LL ACTOR JETSET HUDSON And DWIGHT GOODEN, JR. Actor JetSet Hudson would like to congratulate Dwight Gooden, Jr. (Lil Doc), and ask for everyone to play their part and support a successful artist. "Ladies and gentlemen, I present Dwight Gooden, Jr., a.k.a., Lil Doc Da Prince OfDa Bay!" "I love my city, Tampa, and ask for my city to support me. I take '813' everywhere I go," Dwight 'Lil Doc' Gooden, Jr. MR. AND MRS. JARVIS (ClARA) GLOVER For all you have been to us and for all you have been through, we love you. Jarvis, Jr., 'Daishia and Will. Jarvis and Clara celebrated with a two-week trip to New York City. Girls Raised In The South (G.R.I.T.S.) Mistletoe -Jam Dinner/Dance Toy Drive Front row, Celeste DeBose, CaSandra Washington and Debbie Murray. Back row, Pat Campbell, Kathryn Merrit and Marilyn Washington. Members not shown, Sheila Russ, Donna Douglas and Tanera Miller. On Saturday, December 6, members of the community will have a chance to help make a difference in the life of a child on Christmas. This can be accomplished simply by attending the Girls Raised In The South Mistletoe Jam Dinner/Dance Toy Drive and-bringing an unwrapped new toy. The toys will be given to the children at the Joshua House Children's Home. This event will be held at the Woodmont Clubhouse, 415 Woodmont Avenue in Temple Terrace between the hours of 8 p. m. tO 11:30 p m. CaSandra Washington, G.R.I.T.S. Pr.esident says, "We are asking everyone to bring unwrapped toys for children of all ages to be donated to the Joshua House Children's Home because there are a lot of kids that will not have any. thing on Christmas morning and we want to change that. Please come out and enjoy the festivities. We will provide dinner and great entertainment by WTMP radio personality Randal C. This is an opportunity to give back to our community." Anyone needing more information, please call a G.R.I.T.S. member at 813-664-0921 or email ruU2aY G.R.I.T.S .is a not for profit organization of women that have a common purpose and goal in serving the community by supporting youth and charitable o rg ani z a tio ns/ev en ts throughout Hillsborough County. In The Spotlight IVANA This week's Spotlight feature is another one of the nationally known BethuneCookman College Golden Girls, lyana. The 18-year-old Gemini says her favorite star is "me, myself and 1," and her hobbies are dance, dance and more dance, and of course, shopping. lyana hails from Daytona Beach. If you want to see more of this week's Spotlight feature, plan a road trip to Bethune-Cookman College, and tell us what you think. In the meantime, we salute lyana as this week's special Spotlight feature. Saturday, December 6, 7 P.M. 9 P.M. (Doors Open At www.vlslonofharmony.com


Local Tampa Alumni Chapter Of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Welcomes New Members ... ::D 6 c m 0 m 3: m m ::r:J On Saturday, November 15, 2008, the Tampa Alumni Chapter (Gamma Eta Sigma) of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., welcomed six new members with a reception held at the Brandon Masonic Lodge in Brandon !J1 and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., the sister organization of Phi Beta Sigma N Bro. Mit Patel, chapter president, gave greetings and welcomed the assem bled guests -and family members of the new brothers, followed by devotion and the blessing of the food by Bro. Daryl Richardson, the chapter chaplain. Fraternity, Inc. Special recognition was given to visiting brothers from the St. g Petersburg Alumni Chapter (Delta Omicron Sigma) of Phi Beta Sigma CD Fraternity, Inc. Bro. Zannie Mount, Florida State Membership Intake Chairman then introduced the chapter's Intake Chairman, Bro. Tommie Tolbert, who began the formal introduction of the new brothers After a brief step and entertainment for the assembled guests, Bro. Prince Sherwood introduced each new member; and in turn, they thanked their fami lies and the members of Sigma for their support throughout the intake process. The initiates were then presented their fraternity blazers and fraternity jerseys as official members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Refreshments were sev ered as music was provided by Bro. Armond "DJ Mod" Hull. The new initiates marched in and presented greetings to fraternity members The new members are: BRO. GEORGE JEAN-NOEL is a 2008 graduate of the University of South Florida. He is from Miami and employed by Transworld Network and is the father of a six-year son, Trevon Cason Jean-Noel. BRO. REV. CHAN SRINIVASA BRO.UNTON WILLIAMS BRO. THURSTON JOHNSON BRO. ANSON WILLIAMS BRO. MARIO JONES a graduate of Christ the King Theological Seminary, attended St. Petersburg College and is working on a degree in Management & Organiza tional Leadership. hails from Madison, FL. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 2000 with a degree in Engineering. is a native of Vero Beach, FL, and received his degree in Information Systems and Decision Science from the University of South Florida in 2008. a 2004 graduate in accounting from the University of South Florida. is a student at St. Leo University majoring in Business Management and International Hospitality & Tourism. 5 lbs l.eg u'""".,"" 2 Whole Chickens 3 lbs Chicken Wings lt>a TwiceyJega orWings '21bs Cube Steak 3 lbs Spare Ribs 3 lbJ Ox Tah< 31ba Frestr Neck Boo. s pc Rib $teak 3 lba Chicken Wings 2 lba Center Cut Ptrt Chops 3 lba Lean Oxtail 3 Ground Beef 1 Whole Fresh Ptrt 3Jba Beef Liver Shoulder (61ba Avg.) 3 lba Turkey Wings FREE Dozen Eggs 2 lbs Uncle John Sausage $52.99 $69.99 5 pc Rib Eye 3 lbs $lrloln 3 Stew Beef 5 lba Chlciten Wlngs 5 lba Chiclatn Drumsticks 5 tbl Leg 3 lbl G!Uarda 5 .lba ChiCUr'iPepper Sleaka 3lbs ox Tlilis 51ba Chlcken Leg 0\Wtera 5 Chicken WingS N 5 lbs Turkey Wings Ct\\CKE LOVER's FREE 1 Whole Chicken $40.99 3 lbs Shoulder Steak 3 lbs Ground Beef 3 lbs Slab Bacon 1 Whole Chicken 5 lbs Giound Beef 5 lba Chicken Leg Quarters 5 lba End Cut Pori! Chops 3 lbs Oxtails 5 lbs Turkey Wlnga 5 lbs Pigs Feet FREE Do;nn Large Egga 5 lbs Chicken Drumsticks 3 lbs Stew Beef 5 Jbs Ground Beef 5 lbs Uncle John' a Smoked Sausage Sibs Bacon 5 lbs Center Cut Pork Chops 51bs Oxtail 5 pc New Yortt Strip FREE 8 Pk Canned Soda and bag ofpotato $1239 .9 ... .. __ 31bs Ox Tails 4 lbs Chicken Wings 4 lbs Turkey Wings 3 .1bs Bacon 4 lbs Smoked Neck Bones 4 lbs Chicken Leg Quarters 4 .1bs End Cut Pork Chops Receive 2 Gallons Of Juice & 5 tbs Potatoes with This Family Plan 3 lbs Center Cui Pork Chops 3 lbs Cube Steak Receive 2 gallons of Juice 3 lbs Uncle John's Sausage $89.99 2 ibs Slew Beef 3 lbs Chicken leg Quarters 3 lba Chicken W i ngs ., r 0 c ,.. 0 m z m r;-1111 c r r-!!1 z c: m r en ::t m c m < m ::r:J -< c: m en c )> z c ., ::r:J c


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MRS. IRIS ELAINE MCDONALD JACOBS Funeral services for Mrs. Iris Elaine McDonald Jacobs, who passed away on Thursday, November 27, 2008, will bd held Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 1 p. m. from New Mount Silla Missionary Baptist Church, 5705 East 32nd Avenue, with the Rev. Felix Walters, pastor, and Pastor Antonio Hawkins, officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Iris Elaine McDonald Jacobs was born on November 28, 1950 to the late Ms. Jessie Mae Williams and Mr. Ma'chacl McDonald in Tampa. She attended the schools of Hillsborough County, graduating from Middleton Senior High School, class of 1969. She achieved her accreditation in the field of medicine as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was baptized at an early age at the Greater Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, later she converted to the Seventh Day Adventist Church where she a mem b-er of the First University Seventh Day Adventist Church, where she was a dedicated servant of the Lord even through the most weathered of storms. Mrs. Iris Elaine McDonald Jacobs leaves behind to enjoy her loving mf!mories: son, Shannon Jacobs and wife, Michelle; 2 daughters, Chevclla Jacobs and LaTosha Jacobs; goddaughter, Winona Chisholm; 15 grandchildren, Talia Jacobs, Jimmy Haywood, Ariana Haywood, Kira Daway, Jeffery Jacobs, Shannon Creel Jacobs, Shanicc Creel Jacobs, Shawn Creel Jacobs, Shawntac Creel Jacobs, Shantell Jacobs, Jarius Jacobs, Shandrca Jacobs, Shanteah Jacobs, Shannon Jacobs and Christopher Jacobs; great grand, Imani Jacobs; her siblings, Wyndell McDonald, Bernadette Williams, Alfred McDonald, Rene Peterson,. Kelvin Petet-son, Derace Peterson, Melanese McDonald, Derickia McDonald, Gregory and Michelle McDonald; uncle, Curtis Williams; a host of nieces and nephews; lifelong friends, Mrs. Rochelle Jones and Mrs. Blanche Hadley; and a host of other bereaving relatives and friends. The viewing for Mrs. Iris Elaine McDonald Jacobs will be held on Friday, December 5, 2008, from 5-7 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5117 N. 22nd Street. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. at the funeral home. Family and friends arc asked to meet at the church, New Mount Silla M. B. Church, 5705 E. 32nd Avenue, on Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 12:30 p. m. Services B y EVERETT -DERR & ANDERS ON FUNER AL HOME. Homegoing services for Ms. Lillie Mae Whittie, who passed away on Monday, December 1, 2008, will be held Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 11 a m. at New Progress M. B. Church, 3307 E. Shadowlawn Avenue, Rev. E. J .. Williams, pastor. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Ms. Whittie was a faithful member of New Progress M. B. Church for many years. While healthy and active in the church, she served in the #2 Choir. She was educated in the public schools of New Orleans, LA. She was employed at the University of South Florida in the Housekeeping Department. She leaves to cherish her memory: a brother, Mr. Willie Whittie of New Orleans; a goddaughter; a very devoted and caring church family in the entire membership of New Progress Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor E. J. Williams and "his wife, First Lady, Sis. Janice Grace Williams; Assistant Pastor, Rev. C. R. Batchelor andhis wife, Sis. Batchelor; and many .other sorrowing family and friends. Visitation for Mrs. Lillie Mae Whittie will begin at 9 a. m. on Saturday morning at New Progress M. B. Church. John Harmon, LFD, and James Harmon, LFD. Harmon Funeral Home. A HARMON BURIAL n 1 o d dO d runeral Home 2708 E Dr. Martin luther King Jr. Blvd. Tampa, Fl33610 Let Our Famil y Take Care Of Your Family "We Are The KeyTo A Fine And Quality ServlcEC)l!_ MR. MORGAN 'MONK' LANIER Homegoing services for Mr. Morgan "Monk" Lanier will be held Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 1 p. m. at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 405 w. Oregon, with Reverend Dr. Henry Lyons, officiating. Mr. Morgan Lanier, known to family and friends as 'Monk,' was born on January 26, 1957, in Calvary, GA. He moved to Tampa as an infant with his parents, William and Ccola Lanier, and attended the public schools in Hillsborough County. He worked for years as a plumber, but retired recently due to his health. He had accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior and on Friday, November 28, 2008, went home to be with Him. He was preceded in death by: parents, William and Ceola Lanier; grandparents, uncles and 7 aunts. His memories will live on in the hearts of those who love him, including: his companion, Cynthia Grin; daughter, Sabrina Lanier (Marvin); son, Morgan Lanier, Jr. (Angel); stepsons, Lewis Murray, Jr., AI Wilson and William Bill; stepdaughter, Jessie Endicott; 11 grandchildren, Lewis Murray, IV, Gimond Foster, Jr., J'Michael Murray, Kenyatta Lanier, Keontae Lanier, Jamarkus Lanier, Gimona Foster, Morgan Lanier, III, Stephon Lanier, Davontae Salomon and.Ivy Endicott; great grandson, Lewis Murray, V; sister, Tia Downey and husband, Marcus; two brothers, William Lanier, Jr. (Anita) and Darren Lanier; three aunts, Starrie Lee Conley, Hattie Mae Grice and Mattie Hutchins; uncle, Luther S. Hutchins, Sr. and wife, Gloria; nieces and nephews, William Lanier, III, Buddy William Lanier, Ceola Lanier, Sonya Lanier, Travis Gray, Darren Lanier, Jr., Greg Lanier (Peoria, IL), Dimarco Lanier, Shakeema (Juicy) Downey and_ M I\!'c;'!.s powney, Jr.; a host of other relatives and close friends including, Fred Baker and the Baker family, Joy Jones (Smitty), Ponchella Coleman, Tyeisha Solomon, Keldren Ricks (Stacy), and Selena Shannon; and longtime, special friend and mother of his children, Cynthia Jones; nieces, nephews, cousins, other sorrowing relatives and friends. "We can endure this life' s trials, because of the next life'sjoys." Visitation for Mr. Lanier will be held Friday, December 5 2008, at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 N. 34th Street, from 5-8 p. m. Family and friends arc asked to meet at the church at 12:45 p. m., Saturday. Arrangements entrusted to JACKSON FUNERAL HOME. MR. JOHN WILLIS BELL Mr. John Willis Bell of 1742 W. St. Louis Street, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Reverend Clem Bell, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Bell was a native of Greenwood, Florida, and a resident of Tampa for 35 years. He attended Union Grove High School in Jefferson County, Florida. Mr. Bell was a faithful member of Mount Olive M B. Church, Lakeland, under the leadership of Pastor Jay Jackson, until his health began to fail. He was a self employed Roofer. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Barbara; daughters, Heavenleigh Beli, Tawanda Jackson and Rhonda Jackson; son, Pastor Jay L. Jackson and wife, Lisa; 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; sisters, Evelyn Thompson and husband, Bob, Edna Minor, Lois Barkley and husband, James, and Vera Bell_; brothers, Edward Bell, Reverend Clem Bell and wife, Janice, Hayes Bell and Leroy Bell; sistersin-law, Cheryl Allen and Carmen Bell; and a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p.m. today, December 5, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MR. WILLIE M. CARTER, SR. A homegoing celebration for Mr. Willie M. Carter, Sr. who passed away on Thursday, November 27, 2008, will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 11 a. m. at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 5001 Cumberland Dr., with Pastor Beverly Lane, officiating. Interment will be on Monday, December 8, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Willie M. Carter, Sr. was born on November 18, 1926, in Tampa. He attended Middleton High School and then enlisted in the U. S. Navy. He later served in the U. S. Coast Guard. After his military service he worked for Nabisco Foods as a warehouseman until his retirement at age 62. Mr. Carter was preceded in death by: parents, Joshua and Pearl Carter; grandson, Willie M. Carter, III; aunts, Mary Thornton and Elmira Stanford; uncles, Oscar Belton, Sr. and George Belton; and cousin, Robert Belton. Precious memories will be forever cherished by: his exwife, Freddye Ramsay; son, Willie M. Carter; Jr. (Barbara) of Vallejo, CA; daughters, Yvonne Warren, Carolyn David (Edmond), Marla Andrews and Janet Edwards (Walter) of Montgomery, AL; 9 grandchildren, Reginald Carter (Twanda), Yutonya Nix (Anthony) of Fairfield, CA, Kimberly Carter of Vallejo, CA, Shaunda Andrews of Tallahassee, Thomas Andrews of Boston, MA, Jalan Warren, Loriel PinderPatterson of Montgomery, AL, and Janult Edwards of Montgomery, AL; 12 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild; a special cousin, Eartha Lipkins of Washington, DC, Daisy Ulmer, Julia Johnson, Gloria Young, Sylvia Barker, Oscar Belton Jr., Shirley Chatam, Ronald Belton of Atlanta, GA, and Helen Marie Simmons; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. today, December 5, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 10:45 a. m., Saturday morning. 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CIO Funerals ..,; a: w m w 0 w 0 >=<:( 0 a: LL 0 a: LL 0 z < 0 (/) w :: 1-> a: w > w 0 w ::t: (/) ::::i m :: a. z i= w ...J ...J :: m I ...J w z i= z w (/) < 0 a: 0 ...J LL Ray : MR. ARTHUR DANIEL MOORE Mr. Arthur Daniel Moore of 408 E. Virginia Avenue passed away Thursday, November 27, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 2 p. m. at Greater New Salem Primitive Baptist Church, 1605 N. Nebraska Avenue, with Elder T. Lane, pastor, officiating. Interment will be Monday, December 8, 2008, at 12 noon in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Mr. Moore was a native of Rochelle, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for over so years. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a Mason. Mr. Moore was a member of Greater New Salem Primitive Baptist Church where he served as Church Security for many years and retired from the City of Tampa, Security Division Park Department. Mr. Moore was proud to carry the Title "King of Checkers". He was preceded in death by: his parents, Ennis and Mary Major; four sons, Arthur Moore, Byron Major, James Moore and Melvin Coley; brothers, James Major, Ennis Major and Willie Major; and sisterinlaw, Hattie Mae Major. He leaves to cherish his memory: his Wife of 28 years, Sarah L. Wright Moore; three children, Audrey Lee Mays of Villa Rico, GA, Mercedes Kenney of Fort Lauderdale, and Audrey Ann Major of Tampa; sister, Nettie B. Davis and husband, George of Miami; two brothers, John Major of Miami Gardens, FL, and Dan Major of Miami; 21 grandchil dren, 36 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren; and many other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. today, December 5, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MRS. MAGGIE LEE BURTONMOYE Mrs. Maggie Lee Burton Moye of Tampa, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 1 p. m. at Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church, Louisville, Georgia, with Reverend E. C. Clines, officiating. Intennent will follow in the Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Louisville, Georgia. Mrs. Moye was a native of Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for 6 years. She was educated in the public schools of Jefferson County, GA, and was a member of Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church, Louisville, GA, and the local Prayer Band in Wrens Quarter. She was also a member of the Fair and Honest Society and the Morning Star Society. Mrs. Moye was preceded in death by: her parents, Pompie and Mary Johnson Burtom husband, Joseph Moye; sisters, Julia and Lula; and two granddaughters, Gayla and Aisa. She leaves to cherish her memory: six children, Mrs. Mary (William) Ferguson of Atlanta, GA, Willie Moye, Georgia Moye, Dorothy Moye and Dianne Moye Ikeokwe, all of Tampa, and Vinnie Pinkston of Louisvme, GA; seven grandchildren, Tony Ferguson, Aletris Floyd, Armanesia Smith, Darren Kitchen, DeLewon Moye, Shaqura Jackson and Durrell Moye; ten great grandchildren; sister, Lillie Gibbons of Tampa; brother, Issac Burton of Brunswick, GA ; a devoted niece, Lillie Kemp; loving friends, Cressie Hills and IIrette Redington; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 301 N. Howard Ave., Tampa, Florida, 33606, and DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 725 Beech Street, Louisville, GA, 30434. (478) 625. Remember Your Loved Ones With A Memorial Of Distinction from NN5ms MONWt\5NTS 2301 N. 40th Street* (813) 238-6531 annettesmonument@earthlink net We Provide A Large Selection For Memorial Needs ... Bronze Plaques, Headstones, Cornerstones, Signs & Cemetery Lettering F1111lly Owned: Percy Collins, Annette Collins & Michael Colleton We. Service The En6re Area !Morning 9 Punera "' Serving Tampa, St. Petersburg And Surrounding Areas WE CARE PLAN CREMATION WITH SERVICE i $1,999 $1,075 Price Includes : 20 Gauge Steel Casket (7 Colora To Choose From) 1 Family Car Hearse I Lead Car Cemetery Not Included "))Signature Of Pine Service MR. EDDIE LOUIS RANDOLPH Mr. Eddie Louis Randolph of 1932 W. St. John Street, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2008. Funeral services wiJ) be conducted Saturday, December 6, 2008, at u a. m. at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 4008 E. Cayuga Street, with Reverend C. P. Epps, pastor, officiating. Mr. Randolph was a native of Manatee County, Florida, and a resident of Tampa for 45 years. He was employed by the Maintenance Department of the City of Tampa. He leaves to cherish his memory: his dear sister, Sally C. Lewis; brothers, Arthur Randolph and wife, Jessie, and Leroy Randolph and wife, Daisy; six nieces, Lula Gibbons, Diane House, Anette Bolton, Audrey Acosta, Rose Freeman and Sharon Randolph; two nephews, Elbert Lewis and Jerome Lewis; two aunts, Geneva Jackson and Vanilla Randolph; five other nieces; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. today, December 5, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. BROTHER OSCAR LEE TAYLOR Brother Oscar Lee Taylor of Tampa, passed away Friday, November 28, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 11 a. m. at New Hope M. B. Church, 3005 E. Ellicott Street, Reverend T. W. Jenkins, pastor, with Reverend Jerome Griffin, Pastor of Evening Star Tabernacle M. B. Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Taylor was a native of Vienna, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for many years. He was a faithful and dedicated member of Evening Star Tabernacle M. B. BROTHER OSCAR LEE TAYLOR Church where he served in the Male Chorus and wherever he was needed. Mr. Taylor retired from Florida. Steel after 35 years of service, Gulf Coast Metal after 5 years of Service and he was also a self employed Truck Driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Cornelius and Roxanne Mathis Taylor He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving and devoted wife of 34 years, Lela M. Taylor; 3 sons, Leon Law of Las Vegas, NV, Darryl Taylor of Las Vegas, NV, and Walter Barrett, Jr. and wife, LaTronette of San Antonio, TX; 2 daughters, Audrey Griffin and husband, Jerome, and Laticia Griffin and husband, Stephen, both of Tampa; 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Christine Pounds and husband, Nathaniel, and Ms. Sammie Lee Taylor, both of Cordele, GA; 2 aunts, Ruth Bembery and Earnestine Mathis, both of Vienna, GA; 9 sisters-In-law, Daisy Taylor of Tampa, Ruth Taylor of Orlando, Ola Mae Walker of Ashburn, GA, Elizabeth Hunt of Cordele, GA, Carrie Denson, Beatrice Grady, Lula Gowin and husband, Clarence, Mary Banks and Helen Denson, all of Tampa; 4 brothers-in-law, Ruby Lee Barrett of Cordele, GA, Gennie Denson, Jr. and wife, Geneva, Clark Denson and Leon Denson, all of Tampa; and a host of other sorrowing relatives, nieces, nephews, cousins and godchildren;' the Evening Star Tabernacle M. B Church Family; and many friends. The remains will repose after 5 p m. today, Decembers, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N Howard Avenue, and the family will receive friends from 67 p. m. at the chapel. Friends are asked to assemble at the Church a t approximately 10}45 a. m., Saturday morning. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. CUNA110H JOHN JIA]lMON LJD.813 626-8600 JAMES HARMoN LrD 5002 N. 40th Street 1i Florida 33810 in funeral services for over 70 vears Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 Ph: (813) 253-3419 Fax: (813) 251-4912 Email: raywms@ij.net Stone J '-----------------MS. JUANITA VIRGINIA WELLONS BROWN A homegoing service to celebrate the life of Ms. Juanita Virginia Wellons Brown of 3502 East Chelsea Street, Tampa, who passed away on November 27, 2008, will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 1 p. m. at Greater Bethel Baptist Church, 1206 N. Jefferson Street, Tampa, Rev. Oscar Johnson,-Jr., pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, 4615 E. Hanna Avenue, Tampa. Ms. Juanita Brown was born January 24, 1914 in Hyde Park in Tampa. She was the first born and only child of Virgil and Della Wellons. Juanita attended Dobyville Edem and Harlem Academy. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School with a class of fourteen graduates. She was predeceased by: her parents, Virgil and Della Wellons; husband, Cleo Brown; and daughter, Cleo Belva Brown Campbell. She leaves to mourn her passing: a son, William Brown (Pauline); stepson, Michael Rimmer and family; stepdaughters, Alice Baxter, Eva Pearl Baxter and Minnie Jewel Monroe; granddaughter, Conchita Campbell; grandson, Virgil Campbell (Jacquelyn); great grandsons, Virgil Campbell, 'Jr., Teven Davis and Ja-Virgil Campbell; son-in-law, Isaiah Campbell; goddaughter, Rosa Mae Warmack; godson, Andy Ajergis; like a daughter, Gloria Mays (Samuel); aunt, Alma Johnson and family of Sarasota and Marisole; cousins, Alma R. Randolph and family, Lydia Rodriguez, Marian Washington and family, Cheryl Range, Connie Wilson, Carmen, Ebba and Shedrick Wilson, Odessa Butler, Rev. Joseph Weldon Covington (Alice), Adel, Georgia, George Robinson and family, Tampa, the Robinson family, Byron, Georgia, William and Dora Jackson and family, Tom and Cara Marshall and Bobby, Lucile, Deborah Jones, Gail Sesler, Andrea Sesler and Vidal Edwards; devoted and best friends, Bernice Pouncy and family, Marian Owens, Delores Fesser and family, Patricia Brown, Dorothy Hayes, BeJ\iamin Pittman and family, Edward Hill, Willie Crenshaw, Jr., Yolanda Warmack, King, L:uther Wynn. Andrew 'Floyd, Tammy Russell, Lorraine Simmons, Dorothy Russell and family, Laurence Russell, Leola .Collins, Louise Ford, Florence James and Mary Finlayson, ROlle and CardeD Jones, Josephine Bridaes and family, Woody and Lejay Jones; and all of her friends from the Hoilky Toak; and a ha.t of other reladves and friends. Visitation for Ms. Juanita Wellons Brown will be held on Friday, December 5, 2008, from 5-10 p. m. at 3502 E. Chelsea Street, Tampa. The funeral cortege will assemble at 12:30 p. m. at 3502 E. Chelsea Street. Friends are asked to assemble at Greater Bethel Baptist Church, 1206 N Jefferson Street, Tampa, at 12:45 p. m. Arrangements and services entrusted to Stone's Memorial Funeral Home, Edward W. Stone, Jr., L.F.D. "A FANNIE B. STONE TRADITIONAL SERVICE"


MRS. FRANCES A. BAKER A celebration of life ceremony for Mrs. Frances A. Baker of Tampa, who went home to be witlt the Lord on November 28, 2008, will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 2 p. m. at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, 2101 Lowe Street, with Pastor Willie J. Cook, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memor"ial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Frances A. Baker was born in Tampa, on July 28, 1923, to Mack Andrews (deceased) and Elizabeth Wilcox Andrews (deceased). She was also preceded in death by: her brother, Theodore Andrews; and her son, Dr. Roosevelt J. Baker, Jr. Mrs. Baker was a graduate of Middleton High School, Class of 1941. She was a wellknown Avon Representative in the Tampa Bay Community. Mrs. Baker_ was a member of "The Don't You Worry Club" and Usher Board #2 of Allen Temple A.M.E Church, the Elk's Club, and The McConnell Club of Avon, Inc. In 1943, Mrs. Baker married her Middleton High School sweetheart, Roosevelt J. Baker,-Sr. From that sacred union six children were born. She leaves loving memories with: her daughters, Elizabeth E. Baker of Bronx, NY Frances M. Baker, Dr. B. Shepherd, Patricia B. Bain and Conslee B. Stand berry. Her beloved grandchildren include: Elizabeth Anderson and husband, Keith, Frances Shepherd, Romond Major, Major Marshanna BainGipson and husband, Tyrone of Lawton, OK, Roosevelt M. Glover and fiancee, Vanessa, Maquesha Bain, Dr. Rashondra Bain and fiance, Tavaris, Nicole Standberry and fiance, Joseph, Kenneth Pendiver, II, Terranc_ e Strickland and wife, Shenna, Arthur Gregory and Corey Sumlin. Mrs. Baker cherished her great grandchildren: Anthony Bai-n of Oklahoma City, OK, Shamera Wingfield, Curtis L. Fountain, Jr., Dennard Anderson, Olivia M. B. Freeman, Da'Quavia Glover, Roosevelt M. Glover, Jr., O'Shea J. Williams, Ke'Shawn J. Williams, Kazia Glover, Jordaa Anderson, Justin Anderson, Adam Brooks, Tyshea Gipson, Conslee Brooks, Tyra Gipson, Ray'chel Foster, Keyanna and Kenneth Pendiver, III of Bronx, NY, and Anya Strickland. She loved her niece and nephew: Robin Harper and husband, Rob of Jamaica, NY, and Phillip Andrews and wife of Brooklyn, NY. Mrs. Baker had a host of loving cousins that included: Mercedes Wilcox of Bronx, NY, Nettie Tribune, Darryl Tribune, Julia Mae Nunnally, Rosalie Harris, Mary Jane Finlayson and husband, Doris Bryant, Barbara Sanchez, Alfred Sanchez, and Ted and Ardrea Cannedy; the Epps, the Cannedy, the Andrews and the Baker families. She treasured her son-inlaw, Ezekiel Bain; goddaughter, Patricia L. Harrell; and godson, Robert Clark. A host of sorrowful friends and include: Hattie Becton, Josephine Barton, Crystal Walker and Raymond Walters; and the Clark, the Davis, the Kelly, the Morris, the Spotford and the Stand berry families. Mrs. Frances A. Baker, was a phenomenal light to all. The remains will repose at Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, December 5, 2008, from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. in the chapel. The funeral cortege will leave from 1215 E. 15th Avenue at 1:30 p. m., Saturday. All other friends and family are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 1:45 p.m. for the service. "A WILSON SERVICE' www.wilson-funeralhome.com MRS. GAIL ELAINE JOHNSON COLEMAN A celebration of life service for Gail Elaine Coleman, who passed away Saturday, November 27, 2008, will be held Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at 11 a. m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3005 East Ellicott St., Tampa, with Dr. T. W Jenkins, pastot. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Gail was born May 12, 1950, in Tampa, to Willie and Estella Johnson. She resided in San Diego, CA, for the past 20 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Willie Johnson, Jr. She leaves to cherish loving memories: mother, Estella Johnson, Tampa; husband, Calvin Coleman, San Diego, CA; 2 children, daughter, Mary Coleman, San Diego, CA, and son Calvin Coleman and wife, Rachel, Phoenix, AZ; five grandchildren, Myles, Myah, Ryleigh, Sterling, and Calvin; three brothers and three sisters, Valarie Nelson and husband, Thomas, Las Vegas, NV, Edwin Johnson and wife, Minnie, Portsmouth, VA, and Cassandra Edwards and husband, Wayne, Tampa; Toni Booker, Aurora, CO; Frederick Johnson and wife, Nadine,.:rampa, and Adrian Johnson and wife, Philetha, Tampa; aunts, Retha Taylor, Minnie Williamson, Mary Robinson, Maggie Robinson, Grace Williams, and Fannie Whitfield; uncles, Tommy Strickland and Nathaniel Strickland. Gail was loved and respect-ed by many, many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A public vie\\ing will be held from 5-8 p. m. -at Wilson's Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, on Monday, December 8, 2008. The funeral cortege will arrange from 2708 N. 32nd St. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at .approximately 10:45 a. m., Tuesday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com MR. HENRY LEE TILLMAN Homegoing celebration for Mr. Henry Lee Tillman, affectionately known as "Ugly Bubba" of 4704 E. Yukon Street, Apt. 2, who passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2008, at Melech Hospice House, Temple Terrace, will be held Friday, December 5, 2008, at 7 p. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with the Reverend H. D. McFadden, officiating. Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 3 p. m. in Hickory Hill Cemetery, Monticello, Florida. Pastor Willie Cuyler will officiate. Interment will follow. He is survived by: 2 sons, Henry Tillman, Jr. and Gene Lee; daughter, Carrie Lee of Savannah, GA; 3 grandchildren, Mavis, RaShad and Jamon; 7 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Robert Senior of Tampa, and Pickens Tillman of Monticello, FL; 2 sisters, Lula Frye (Larry) of Tampa, and .Jura Kilpatrick (Allen) of Thonotosassa, FL; aunt, Amie ChctTy; special niece, Ashley Kilpatdck; 3 special nephews, Marvin Tillman of London, England, Matcus and Brandon Tillman of Monticello; and a host of other relatives and friends. A native of Monticello, Mr. Tillman had resided in Tampa for 56 years. He was a Longshoreman and retired after 35 years of service. The remains will repose 5-7 p. m., Friday, December 5, 2008, at Wilson Funeral Home. Friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at approximately 6:45 p. m., Friday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com MRS. ELLA MAE LEE Funeral service for Mrs. Ella Mae Lee will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday December 6, 2008, at NonDenominational Church, 3012 N. 22nd Street, Tampa, Rev. Clifford Holder, eulogist. Interment will follow at Orange Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Ella Mae Lee was born in Live Oak, Florida, on March 26, 1927. She departed this world on November 29, 2008, after living a long and beautiful life. She was predeceased by: her parents, Reecie and Minnie Anna StephensJones; and brother-in-law, Bernard Thompson. She leaves to cherish her memory: a loving and devoted husband, Mr. David Lee, Sr.; a loving sister, Phyllis Thompson and friend, C. J.; a loving niece, Deltecia Jones and friend, AI; an adoring great niece, Kayla JonesWillis; nieces, Virginia Franklin and husband, Eugene and children, Mary Alice Thomas and family, and Loretta Harris and family, both from Tallahassee, Martha Kelly and husband, Willie and children, Johnny Lee and wife, Carrie and son, Shaquille, David Lee, Jr., Tommy Lee, Bobby Charles Lee and wife, Bobbie Jean, Herschel Hicks and wife, Victoria, Robert House and wife, Danielle, Beatrice Mitchell, Sandra Kendrick and Almatine Sheffield and friend, John; brothers-inlaw, Ross Lee, Robert Lee, Enoch Lee, Willie Sharp and wife, Marlene, sisters-in-law, Pearline Lee, Lela Mae Lee, Annie Mae Kendrick, Annie Delores Moore and Barbara Morgan; good and loving family and friends, Lula Mae, Corrine, Sue, Pearl, Laverne, Ruth, Genevieve, Minnie Mae, Mrs. Mae Day, Bernita Shorter, the Thompson and Jordan families; also a host of other loving nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grand children, cousins, in-laws, family and friends from Florida and Georgia. Visitation for Ella Mae Lee will be Friday, December 5, 2008, from '6-8 p. m. at NonDenominational Church, 3012 N. 22nd Street, Tampa. Arrangements entrusted to MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL of St. Petersburg. MR. MELVIN CURTIS HALL Graveside service for Melvin Hall will be held at 11 a. m., December 6, 2008, at Orange Hill Cemetery, Rev. Clifford Holder, eulogist. Mr. Hall was born September 2, 1957, in Georgiana, Alabama, to the late Lela Mae Poole and Joe N. Poole. ile was a beloved brother, uncle and friend. Melvin attende4. Georgiana High where he was wellknown as a star football player. -Melvin Curtis Hall departed this life for eternal rest on Tuesday, November 25, 2008, at Hospice Pathway, Tampa. He will forever_ be remembered for-his love for family and most of all chil-dren. He was preceded in death by: his brothers, James Hall of Philadelphia, PA, Sampie Hall of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, and Theodore (Sonnie) Hinton of Naples, FL;_and sister, Bobby Jean Blackmon of Tampa. He is survived by: 'two sisters, Betty Ann Lewis of Philadelphia, PA, and Barbara Henderson of Tampa; three brothers, Leon Hall of Tampa, Donald R. Hall of Hemingway, SC, and Ronald Hall of Ge01giana, AL; aunt, Katie Green of Immokalee, FL; uncle, Rufus Crenshaw of Brooklyn, NY; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will forever love and cherish his memories. Services entrusted to MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL of St. Petersburg. IN LOVING MEMORY OF ERICA 'LYNN' RICHARDSON Our Daughter, Our Sister -n :B c c m (") m :: III m :::c 1\) 0 0 (X) -n r 0 :::c a > en m z ..... z m r- m c r.-z c: m .... c;; % m c m < m :::c < .... c: m CJ) c )> z c -n :::c c On December 8, 1997, God called you home. Saddened that you are no longer with us, there is a void that can't be filled. You will live forever in our hearts, for love never dies. C) How desolate our home m ber(fred of thee. _.. -Your loving family, mom Cf' and dad, brothers and family. )>


co Memoriams I Cards Of Thanks II II I w c ).:' < c a: LL. c a: LL. c z <( c en w ;::) t-fi: w > w c w ::::c en :J Ill ;::) a. z i= w BETTY REYNOLDS Afthough it's been 5 years, we still love and miss you. We all love you! From, the Starks and Reynolds families. MR. MARVIN MCKINLEY WARREN 9/1/62-12/7/02 It has been six years since you've been gone. Love, CeCe, DeDe, Don, Baby and Tara. IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY MOTHER MRS. JOSEPHINE W. MOORE ..J Today would have been your birthday, so many years ago, but ..J God decided to take you because He loved you so. Yet, your loviE ing spirit abides with us each and every day. We hope that you ..J are proud of us for sharing your love each day. Josephine's w home away from home, ALF. Z Love, Sharon Butler. i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J LL. <( I CD ,... IN MEMORIAM ALFRED BARTON, JR. Feb. 27, 1951 -Dec. 7 2005 W It's been 3 long years since you left us. We love and miss you. Wife, Carolyn; mother, Josephine; a. and family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM WILLIE MAE JACOBS, a.k.a., DORIS WILLIAMS December 3, 1955 Happy birthday! We miss you more each passing day. Love, your children and granddaughter. FOUR YEARS HAVE PASSED KENNETH CARUTHERS 9 /29/62-12/8/04 You arc gone, but truly not forgotten. The impact you made in our lives will be cherished a lifetime. Holding you in our hearts forever Your loving family, Pamela, La'Kendra, Kenyetta and Kynarra. TO HELEN RUTHERFORD AND FAMILY Whereas the Church Resolution as our Testament of the passing of your brother, Ralph Williams was misplaced, we send this note of prayer for your strength during these hours of grief. Rev. Dr. Winston Prescott and your Mt. Sinai AME Zion Church family. CARD OF THANKS MRS. ANDREA BROWN 1/27/50-10/28/08 The family of "Drea," a woman who once lived, laughed and loved in our lives and now remains in our hearts, would like to thank everyone for their visits and prayers. Please keep us in your prayers. May God bless you all. CARD.OF THANKS ETHEL 'SWEET' DEVARD The DeVard family would like you to know fro our hearts that your kind expressions of sympathy are gratefully acknowledged and deeply appreciated. The DeVard family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MR. JULIUS 'DOCHEE' KNIGHT 12/7/50-8/23/95 "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; and I give them e\trnallife." John 10:27-28. Celebrating your 58 birthday. Never a day goes by that you are not remembered. Thank you for loving memories. Your wife, Re'Na Knight and family. IN LOVING MEMORY MS. FREEZATOR LAWS-HARDY 3/6/58-12/8/2oo7 You took your place with the angels in heaven. You are truly missed. A loving mother, sister and friend, we know you are in a better place with God. Your families.


Crime News Former Major League Baseball Star Faces Drug-Related Charges Former Belmont Heights Little League and Major League Baseball star, Derek Bell, was arrested late Monday night on drug-related charges. According to Tampa Police, an officer in the area of 40th Street and Columbus Drive ran the tag, and it came back that its owner had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. The officer pulled the vehi cle over, and Bell, 39, was charged with three misdemeanor counts of possessing drug paraphernalia and one count of failing to appear o n another charge. Bell was released after posting a $2 500 bond. Bell, a graduate of King High School, played in the DEREK BELL Major Leagues for 11 years with the Toronto Blue Jays (where h e won a World Series ring), the San Diego Padres, Houston Astros, New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates. Reward Offered For Arrest Of Bank Robber This is a surveillance photo of the suspected bank robber. Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of an unknown suspect responsible for robbing the M&I Bank, 103 West Bloomingdale Avenue, and the Bank of America, 203 Apollo Beach Boulevard. On November 21st at 3 p m., the Black male suspect entered the M&I Bank, approached one of the tellers, and reportedly told her that he had a bomb, and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled on foot but was later seen getting into a red or maroon station wagon. On November 25th at 2:30 p.m., authorities said the same suspect entered the Bank of America, approached one of the tellers and handed her a note stat. ing he had a bomb and demanded several thousand dollars in cash. When the teller told the suspect she'd have to get the money from the bank vault, he fled without getting anything. The suspect is described as a Black male, 5'10" to 6 '1" tall, and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds. Anyone with information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. Gun, Cell Phone Used During Bank Robbery On Friday, November 28th at 1 p.m. Tampa Police said a man robbed the Synovus Bank, 4003 West Neptune Avenue. Police said the suspected entered the bank and held three bank employees and a customer at gunpoint while he forced another employee to give him cash. During the robbery, the suspect talked on his cell phone, leading detectives to believe another person may b e involved. The robber fled without further incident. The robber is described as a Black male, bald with a fake beard, and appearing to be 30 to 40 years old and standing 6 feet tall. Teenager Charged In Three 7-11 Robberies JARVIS KING "TT JJ 0 Murder Charge Dismissed c m (') In Fatal Stabbing EDWIN KENDRICK ... acquitted for stabbing his nephew to death. On Wednesday, Judge Manuel Lopez dismissed second-degree murder charges against a man who killed his nephew in selfd efe n se. Edwin Allen Kendrick, RANDALL HARRELSON Kendrick was on trial this week, but the judge dismissed the charges because he felt the state could not rebut the self-defense claim. Pam Bondi, speaking for m 3: aJ m JJ 9' 1'\,) 0 0 Q) 60, was charged January 7, 2007 with fatally stabbing his nephew, Randall Marquayne Harrelson, 33. the State Attorney's Office, "TT said their office felt the jury b should have decided the JJ case. LET FREEDOM RING AMOS BAIL BONDS FAST SERVICE OPEN 24 hrs 308 E Waters Ave. Tampa, FL 33604 Tele: (813) 933-0444 *Cell: (813) 493-8387 en m z :::! z m r;aJ c: I"'" I"'" m -4 z ., c: aJ I"'" c;; :c m ST. PETERSBURG -St. petersburg Police have arrested a 17 -year-old male and charged him with robbing three 7-11 stores early c m < m Wednesday morning. Police charged Jarvis King with one count of armed robbery. Free Services Offered To Clients *Job Refferrals *Referrals For Treatment Re-establishing Convicted Felons Voting Rights Police said the 7-11 Stores at 3956 Elkcam Boulevard, 2632 Park Street, North, and ..__---:(-:::-8-:-1-:::-3::-) 11590 4th Street, North were robbed when a suspect 5005 Martin Luther Jr. Blvd. (lblockeastof50th entered each store armed with a handgun. In one of the robberies, the suspect was seen leaving the area in an older model red Dodge Intrepid. -4 c: m en c )> z c "TT JJ c Pollee Charge Grandfather, Girlfriend In Toddler's Beating Death 5118 N. 56th St. Suite 213 Tampa, FL 33610 24 Hour Service 813-231-BOND LARGO A police investi-gation has revealed that 4-year-old Zineah Taylor Johnson was beaten with several objects covered with duct tape, including an electrical cord, a spatula and po ssib ly a coat hanger before her grandfather and his girlfriend took the child to a hospital in August. After details of the i ncident were released in court documents this week, Sylvester Carew, 54, and his girlfriend, Nikki Tyler Bradley, 37, were arrested and charged with firstdegree murder in the toddler's death. According to authorities, the couple took the girl to SYLVESTER CAREW Northside Hospital Augus t 16th, but she was already dead. Carew told authorities Gardner-Bradley was responsible, and she blamed Carew. NIKKI 1YLER BRADLEY An autopsy revealed the child had more than 100 injuries on her head, neck and body with some of the wounds appeared to be fresh. ( Fast Confidential Service N. 56th Street, Ste. 13 Open 24Hours 7DaysAWeek "We'll Get You Out Quick ... So You Won't Have To Sit" DarreU Ingram Owner .... )>


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Cl) g Local N ..,; a: w m :E w 0 w c Outreach Organization Provides Shelter For Girls >"' < c a: u.. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Miracles Outreach Community Development, Inc., established in July 2000, has grown to now include a residential home for girls. Executive Director Michelle Walker said they first opened the facility in August 2000, and that they fulfill a role that few facilities can provide in the area "The home provides safe shelter and a healthy and nurturing family-type environment for 8 girls, ranging in age from 12 to 17 years old All of the girls are in the foster care system. "We provide personal and academic guidance and arrange mentoring and tutoring by trained staff and volunteers." The girls are provided home cooked meals, clothing and personal hygiene and groominf essentials Training is also given in the areas of building self-esteem, realistic goal setting, and c basic, yet essential, life skills ii Transportation to and from doctor and/or u.. court appointments is also provided for the girls. <( Miracles Outreach began 7 years ago sponsoring two major annual community programs C that highlight "Giving Back To The ffi Community." Currently, they are focusing on ;::) the Annual Christmas Angel Tree Project. 1-"This project provides toys, gifts, clothing fi: and gift certificates to children whose families w > w c w % 0 :::; m ;::) D. z tu ..J ..J ;::) m ..J w z i= z w 0 <( c a: 0 ..J u.. MICHELLE WALKER are financially unable to provide things for them during the holiday season," said Ms. Walker. Individual angel-shaped name t;.ags are placed on Christmas trees in various business es where customers can choose an angel to bless at Christmas time, purchase gifts and turn them in on or before the deadline of December 15, 2008. "We request your prayers and support for these youth during the upcoming holiday sea son," said Ms. Walker. The residents at Fresh Start Residential Home will be added to a 2008 Christmas Angel Tree along with the many others that are expecting Christmas miracles. sth Year Organization Making Itself Known In Community BY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor Loving Hearts Outreach Center is into its 5th year. And, according to Ms. Twila Lindsey, Executive Director, the non-profit organization is making a name for itself in the community. The organization is mainly an outreach service for home less veterans, but serves other individuals as well. The organization helps veterans live independently, by providing housing, training in life skills, faith-based counseling, transportation and supportive referrals for drug abuse, social security benefits, alcohol, mental illness, food stamps and legal circumstances. Our goal is to make sure they don't get lost in the system. They already feel as though they've been cast aside They are homeless for a variety of reasons, and the world tends to forget what they've done," Ms. Lindsey explained. In order to accomplish their mission, Loving Hearts has formed a working rela-DAVID JOHNSON President, Loving Hearts Outreach Center tionship with the U. S. Veterans Administration and the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County. With a current housing shelter in Carrollwood, Ms. Lindsey would like to obtain a huge facility to house veterans. David Johnson, President of Lovirig Hearts, says, "the facility could support as many as 2,200 residents .. .in need of a second chance." Ms. Lindsey spent 26 years in the nursing field, but left after becoming disappointed in the treatment by various facilities on their clients. "I felt that the people were not get ting their money's worth." Founding Loving Hearts Outreach Center was personal for Lindsey. She has two sons > in the p1ilitary David Johnson is serving in the Air Force. Donnie Johnson works with the Jack Center through his po.sition with the Army. Two other children -Charmaine and Darryl Johnson -are in law enforcement The name Loving Hearts" means those involved love what they are doing; it comes from their hearts, and they enjoy going out to reach oth ers. In the first community out reach on Friday; November 21, 2008 as a non-profit, the organization fed 250 homeless people in a set-up outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church downtown, and at the Salvation Army a few blocks away Ms. Lindsey has participated in the food servings Apostle Cynthia Forde conducted and has seen the joy on the faces of those receiving the meals. Among the other needs of homeless veterans and other individuals is a need for cloth ing. The organization has a 'Dress For Success' mobile unit that goes to the people so they can be fitted for jobs or just have a need for clothing. The group is now preparinf for its toy drive for the Christmas season to assist the homeless veterans and other individuals. For additional information on other services, call (813) 531-3286.


TASHAAnd KALANDA Look Who's Turning 3 ANIAYAH MAMIE BURNEY 12-8-os Happy birthday. From daddy, Edward Dickie Burney and Vonda Burney Mrs. Joeneisha Happy birthday. From family and friends. May God be with you and also bless you on your special day. Happy early birthday Amp (12/6). Peddy (12/10) and Nichole (12/13). Love always. Joeneisha. KALANDA Feel Like A Woman MS.MEKA Happy 30th birthday. ANNIE WILL UPSHAW Shhhhhhhhhhh. It's a sur prise party for Annie Will Upshaw. We're looking for some of her old friends and acquain tances to join the party. Please all Vivian Mathews at (813) 326-7228 by December 17, 20.08, for details. TASHA, a.k.a., MONIQUE Yes, it's my birthday. Y'all bolla. Happy birthday, Lacy, we love you! May there be many more birthdays to come. Love, Sarah Harrison ;mdfamily. *Sunday Morning Worship l a.m. Bible 7 p.m. Each Tuesday Night CtJme share wit.h ""the NEW THING God is doing! Hll COGIC Plesents. Annual Musical Caine and hear music from choirs from College Hill COGIC and groups In the community. Adlallaalan Is Frae Community members are asked to donate gently used or new uniforms for school-aged children. For more tnfonnation or directions call: (813) 239-3161. ............ ltll...._oiMnrlc


co Religious Lt) a: w m :E w 0 w c >=' ic( c a: u. c a: u. c z <( c (/) w ::::> ._. > a: w > w c w .(/) :J m ::::> a. z ..I ..I ::::> m ..J w z i= z w (/) < c a: 0 ..I u. AME Ministers Meet With Newly Assigned Presiding Elder The Tampa District Planning Meeting was held on Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Mt. Olive AME Church, Rev. James Givins, Host Pastor. The ministers of the district met with and welcomed their newly assigned Presiding Elder, Rev. Dr. Henry Green, Jr., and his wife, Mrs. Jennifer Green. This is Rev. Green's first assignment as Presiding Elder. The appointment was made in October when the General Conference was held in Lakeland. Other appointments and changes in the Tampa District were: Rev. Kirk formerly at First Mt. Carmel AME, was sent to Ft. Meade; Rev. Frankie Fayson, formerly at Gregg Temple AME Church, was sent to Tampa's Greater Mt. Carmel AME Church; and Rev. Tim Morrow is now at Gregg Temple AME Church. (Photos by Lomax Mcintyre) .-.:>" REV. DELORES WASHINGTON PATRICIA CLARK ... DMC Commission Presiding Elder Henry Green, Jr. and Mrs. Jennifer Green with the ministers of the Tampa District. Host Pastor, Rev. James Givins and Mrs. Theresa Joyce, Christian Education Director. "One Church, Two Locations" Church: (813) 251-5756 & Fax: (813) 231-4664 "Equipping The Saints For The Work OfThe Ministry" Ephesians 4:12 West Tampa Location 2001 N. Albany Avenue, Tampa, Fl, 33607 8 a.m. -Early Worship 10 a.m.-Sunday School 7 p m -Wednesday Prayer 7:30 p.m. Mid-Week Worship Service South Tampa Location 5833 S Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, Fl, 33611 "11:15 a.m.-Morning Worship 7 p.m. -Tuesday Bible Study SUPT. CLETHEN U. SUTTON Pastor Teacher "A CHURCH \NHERE YOU CAN FEEL THE HOLY SPIRIT" UNITY M. B. CHURCH 3111 Ybor St., Tampa, R 33605 (813) 248-5955 F \' I Hillsborough County Human Relations Board To Meet ELDER H. H. HUNT, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship H A.M. Bible.Study Tues. 7:30P.M. The Policies and Procedures Review Committee Meeting of the Human Relations Board will meet on Wednesday, Dec 3, at 5:30 p.m. in the 26th Floor Conference Room D, County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., downtown Tampa. The Hillsborough County's Human Relations Board will Featuring: FAITH, HOPE & CHARITY CHOIR And The BROWN MEMORIAL SANCTUARY CHOIR Special Guest: BAM BAM PRODUCTIONS ENSEMBLE meet on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 12 p.m. noon in the 26th Floor Conference Room B County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., downtown Tampa. The Human Relations Board encourages equality among all people by reviewing complaints filed under Hillsborough County's Human Rights Ordinance which pro motes fair treatment and equal opportunity for people regard less of race, creed, colpr, sex, national origin, age, dis ability, or marital status. For more information, contact Gail Williams, Equal Opportunity Administrator, at 276-2734 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity will meet December 15th, 6 p. m. at Cyrus Greene Recreation Center, 2oth St. and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. For more information, call (813) 7 27-435 7


Religious I Have Reason To Praise Him There are many people who consider themselves to be blessed and prosper ous in today's world. Many would look at their accomplishments in edu cation, economics, and employment and believe that that is reason to praise. To some those are great accomplishments and certainly are worthy of reason to praise God. In this week's lesson recorded in Luke 1:46-55 M a ry gives reasons why she praises God. Mary considered her situ ation and concluded that God is worthy to be praised. Mary speaks great 811 E 131 st Ave. Tampa, Florida words of praise and recognition to the God of her salvation for what He has done. This is a mar velous thing because while the pregnancy is wonderful she has to deal with the public scrutiny as a result of it. Remember, Mary is en gaged to be married and it was not a good thing to be pregnant and not mar ried. Because she was pregnant while engaged, the people often whis pered about her, her hus band doubted her and her name is p e rh a ps b e ing drug throu g h the mud Regardless of e v erything else she focused on the blessing that had been be-Website: www.houseofgodtampa.org www.bjlwministries.org 9n-3222 Church (813) 431-6317 Church Administrator Friday, December 5, 2008 7:30 P.M. @ Pilgrims Rest M. B. Church 4022 W. Nassau St. Tampa 33607 Dr. Linda C. Reese, Host Pastor Guest Speaker: Rev. Paul Buster, Pastor Of New Macedonia M. B. Church stowed upon her by God. She glorifies God for the blessing instead of murmuring. She recognizes that she is being used by God and nothing else re ally matters As people live life today it is important that they recognize t he will of God at work in their lives and glorify Him instead of complaining about the public inconveniences. Mary confessed her cur rent state of being and re alizes th a t s h e i s cert a inl y bl esse d S h e con s id e r e d h er humility ob sc u r ity and poverty a nd s aw that in spite of it all that God has selected her with this great honor. Theme: God is worthy to be praised because He looks beyond all of the short comings of those He uses and calls them to do great things. God has called people who are less quali fied, less educated, and vote most likely to fail to do wonderful and magnificent things. Mary says, "He who is mighty has done great things with me" (vs. 49a). What an awesome God we serve, who is so mighty and is able to take people who are so weak to do mighty things. God who is so perfect is able to take imperfect people and use them to do wonderful things. The reason to praise is because we serve a God today who is able to take people from the lowest state of life and cause them to do mighty things. Everyone who teaches on Sunda ys is not the best, but God is just able to make them the best Be cause a person is a pastor does not mean they were the best to choose from; it just means that God IS able to use whomever He desires. 'T1 ::c 0 0 m 0 m 3:;. IJJ m ::c As Mary continues to testify about the goodness of God, she gives in-91 stances how God turned C) situations around. God CD pulled down the mighty and exalted the low (vs. 52). He filled the hungry and made the rich go away empty (vs. 53). He helped his people in re membrance of His mercy (vs. 54). When she thought about all the things that God had done she knew that He was worthy to be praised. She knew that since God was able to turn ., a situation around He was worthy to be praised As you live these days know that God is able to make the first last and the last first. God is mighty enough to turn a situation around. As you notice the things that God is doing m your life, give Him praise. You have reason to Praise Him! r 0 ::c 0 )> en m z ::! z m r I aJ c: m :::! z "tJ c: IJJ r CiS ::::1: m > 0 ": m < m ::c -< -t c: m en 0 > z 0 ., :2 0 ?< December 5 btgi;;ing 6pm thru December 6 en:tg 6pm Bible-Based Fellowship Church 4811 Ehrlich Road Tampa, Florida 33624 Rev. Arthur T. Jones, D. Min., Sr. Pastor DR. C. C. CARLMAN CEO/Executive Director And MRS. PHYLIS CARLMAN o4 t/1ew A FO CTORIOUS LIVING ... G') m U1 I IJJ


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REV; WALTR.J.WIIliAMS Pastor Early Morning 7 :55AM. Sunday Bible ClasL ........... :9:f5 A.M. Sunday MomingWornhip-9:30A.M. Morning Worshlp ................ :10:30 AM. MorningWorship. -10:55 A. M. Evening Bible Class .............. s:po P.M. Wed._ FamilyNight-7 P .M. Evening Worship .... ............... 6:00P.M. Dea.John C Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons Wednesday Night Class. ...... ?:OOP.M. Personal Work: lst Sat ..... 1 0-12 Noon ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E. 25th Avennue.Tarhpa, FL (Corner Of34th St. & 25th Ave. ) Phone: (813) 248-3737 Or (813) Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP BIShop Eddie Newkii'kt Sr. Pastor Sunday: WEEKlY WORSHIP SCHEDULE 8:00A.M. Spiritual Enrichment 9:45A.M. Sunday School I Orientation 10:45 Worship Service (Youth Church 2nd And 3rd Sundays) Tuasday: 12:00 Noon Intercessory Prayer w/Bible Study Wednesday: 5:30 P. M. Free Tutorial 6:45 P M Adult & Youth Mid Week Service Email US At: stjministrieS@aol.com Mission Statement: "A. Church of the inner city reachingout to the community by ministering to the whole man." OUtreooh Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, INC./ HOUSE OF LYDIA BISHOP EDDIE NEwKIRK And PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 Tampa Dr C.T. Kirkland, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 Email:MtPiaasantMB@aol .cbtn Devotion By Mt Plea$8nt Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL 9 .:30 A.M. MORNING WORSHIP-11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM-Family Series Hour (BTU.) 6 PM-Lord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM -Prayer Service 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 PM -YoUth Bible Study TAPE MINISTRY Order On Line At Web Site Or Gall Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org REV DELORES CAIN1 Pastor sunday Morning worship Service8:00A. M Bible Study Tuesday 7:00P M New Mt Sill a M B. Church 5702 E 32nd Ave. Tampa, FL 33619 Suttle, Jr: & Eric Come share Jesus With llsJ Worsnip & Study sunday: 9a-Sible Si:hodt(an ages) 10: i5a-Morning Worshi p 5p. -Everihig Worship Wednesday: 7p Bible StUdy {all Tel: a _t3-985-557e or Email: nohr:ist@tampi3bay.rr.com ST. JAMES AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 5202 86ttrSt. Ta.mpa 617-2411 Sunday Worship Services .-.:." ......... .... .....-. 7 AM. & 11 AM w Church Sctiob1 !l:30 A :ri \ ii' : each Sunday / Bible Study 7 P .M. each Wednesday Take Progress. Blvd to S 85th St, tum North; go to Ash. Ave. tum E fOllow the curve t o the left (S. JOEUY, Pastor 86th St.) and lhe churoh is on the right Worship Service Location 9007 Gunn Highway Odessa. FL 33556 SUNDAYS Office Loeation: Georgetown Office Park 1307 W Aetcher Tampa FL33612 First Fruit Worship Seivice 7:30 A.M Morning Celebration Service 1'1 :00 AM. THURSDAYS Voice bf The Word Bible Study 7:30P.M College Hill Church Of God In Christ 64 14 North 30th Street 813-239-3161 !Growth Md Sharing Gocis i.ove Worship Opportunities SUNDAY Sunday School 9 :30A.M. Morning worship 11 ;OO A : M YPWW .. P.M. Evening Wor5hip REBIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1924 East Comanche Ave, Tampa, FL 3361. 0 (813) 238 Welcomes You To An .Exciting Place To Worship Electrifying Praise, Powerful Teaching & Preaching 10 A.M. Every Sunday Morning PASTOR ZACHERY Aad MRS. FREDDIE HUDSON weekly services: SurtdayschooJ 9 :30AM. sun. Morning worship 1 j Wed. Night Youth Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study The Atid. Educating The Believers t Can Do Ait Things Through Christ WhP Me. -. Phi/: 4 :1$ ST. MARY M. CHU 3910W. LaureiStreet a 13,87243254 PASf81 WAI.lACEZ.IIWERS Sunday School-9 : 30A M sunday Morning Worship n :ooA.M Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting -_7:00P. M Bible Study-P .M. Thursday Noon Day Prayer Noon to 1 :00PM. LAURA STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST 13-io East Laura sirBet Plant q1ty, FL (813) ..-.IICiintsllt MiniSter sunday Moming Bible study: ....... ,.9 A.M. Momlng Worship Wastlp. .. 1 0 :15. A.M. Evening WO!'Ship ... ,., .. ....... ;, ... ,.5 P.M. Morning aible Study ............. 'tO A M Evening Bit>le Study .................... 7 P M "TT .... 0 :::u 6 ,.. 0 m z -1 z m r:m c: .... .... gJ z ., c: m .... c;; % m c m < m :::u -< -1 c: m 0 c ,.. z c "TT :::u c


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Local This month's celebrants enjoy the Narcissus flower and the turquoise birthstone. Happy birthday to the following December celebrants: Ms. Hattie Miller, Kenneth Taylor, Mrs. Arlean Evans. Fredrick Dumas, Tenica Coger, Rockie Hill, Gwendolyn Carr, Jenny Belcher, Sarah Louise Willis, Freddie Lise, Lauren Jordan, Rene Range, Brandi Jeffrey, Shawn Montgomery, Melissa Acevedo, Chad Shaw, Larry Holcomb, Ke'yani Rigsby, Keith McNair, Sheldon L. Anthony, Jr., Alvin McNair, Jr., April McNair, Robert D. Thompson, Martin O'Dennis, Karen O'Dennis, Deborah Martin, Judith Dixon, Condor C. Smith, Gloria S. Martin, Mrs. Pearl Jackson, Darren Craig London, Wayne Edward Carter, Ashley E. Washington, Wright, Mary Steverson, Henry French, Major Milligan, Robin Parker Paschall, Gail Evans, Rudyard James, Erik Copeland, Florida Ingram, Dorothy Niles, Maygon Cancino, Michelle Coote, Emmanuel Walker (Vacaville, CA), Mrs. Mozelle Williams, Mrs. Mamie Pittman and Mrs. Amanda Page. Birthdays are a blessing from God. Happy belated birthday to Mrs. Virgie Miles. December 2, 2008 was her natal day. May this year be filled with many blessings for you and may the Lord bless you with many, many more birthqays. November Celebrants Belated birthday wishes are extended to the following November celebrants: Kelli Owens, Florence Sanders and Julie Roberts. Anniversaries Congratulations to the following couples who recently celebrated their anniversaries: Noel and Michelle Coote (12/2), Gladstone and Doreen Robinson (12/ 4), James and Christine Hill (12/21) and Bob and Janice Anthony (12/24) Sick And Shut-Ins God is good all the time and all the time God is good! You are all in our daily prayers: Mrs. Mozelle Debose, Mrs. Celia Kitchen, Mr. Willie Ed Chaney, Mrs. Lillie Mae Thomas, Ralph Williams, Lorenzo Carter, Charles McCaskill, Linda Brown, Francis Russell, Mary Hickman Ford, Jimmie Lee Bradley, Jackie Wilson, Earl Jackson, Earl Williams, Reva Taylor, Neva Stapleton, Helen Mond, Rosa Lee Marshal, Robert E. Taylor, Althea James, Tameka Campbell, Lynette McAnuff, Janie Jackson, Ledora Blake, Ellen K. Jenkins, Masie McKeller, Albert and Barbara Turner, Alicia Horsley, Cynthia E. Nlles, Stella Hunter, James and Ethereda Johnson, Ronald Gillespie, Mark August, lslay Streeter and Rossie Cox. Sympathy Our deepest sympathy is conveyed to the Andrews and Baker families in the loss of their loved one, Mrs. Frances Andrews Baker. She will be missed by the community. Our deepest sympathy is sent to the Crew, Christie and Burke families in the loss of their loved one, Kevin O'Brian Luke Christie, Jr., who was funeralized Saturday, November 29, 2008, from El Bethel Tabernacle Church, Rev. Norris Gordon, officiated. Our deepest sympathy is extended to the Wilson and Johnson families in the loss of their aunt, Mrs. Eloise Boatwright, who was funer alized Saturday, November 29, 2008, in Lacoochee, FL. HatsOftl We are recognizing the great work of the Cynthia Pinckney Ministry for the 5th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner that was se.ved to individual families. Everyone enjoyed the delicious dinner with all the trimmings. Parent Information Meetin Progress Village "TT ::D 6 l< Family And Friends C Reunion Cruise For information about the m cruise scheduled for June 11-14, 2009, call Debora Barr m Howard (813) ::D !-" My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry Inmates can request a FREE Bible and greeting cards by writing to: My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry, P. 0. Box 4618, Tampa, FL, 33677-4618. ThoughtForToday "Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything." Scripture "How good and pleasant it is when brothers live togeth er in Unity." F. Y.l. Remember our serVice men N 0 0 co ., and women who put their or' lives on the line daily. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) g 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) rn 671-1541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. Call your news in to Z lradean London-Bigs at f;J (813) 677-6o71. Be blessed! m c r" r" m :::! z ., c llJ l en ::I: m c m < m -t c m Hillsborough County Public Schools has an array o educational optil:'ns to oer Programreprese/1/atire.'; pro ride magnet. School ('/mice and Career & Technical Lducution prugrum iJ?/(Jrmution and explain the opplicution C/) c )> z amilies. Please join Parent us at a Information Meeting to learn more about magnet programs, School Choice and Career & Technical Education Programs. Give your child the very best/ HillsborOUgh PUBLIC SCHOOLS Date Dec. 11, 2008 Jan. 8 .2009 Jan. 13.2009 Jan. 15,2009 Jan.29 ,2009 process. Location Gaither High Blake High Plant City High Tampa Bay Tech Lennard High Tin1e 5 : 30-7 :30 PM 5 :30 -7:30PM 5 : 30-7:30 PM 5:30-7:30 PM 5 : 30-7 :30 PM Visit choice.mysdhc.org or call the Choice Information Line at (813) 272-4692 for details. .. c "TT :!! c C) m CD I llJ


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c it u.. c z < c en w ::) t-ft w > w c w :::t: en :::J m ::) a. z tu ..J ..J ::) m ..J w z i= z w en C it g u.. BucsWork Rabbit Foot Again The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked their magic rabbit foot again to run their record to 9-3. The Bucs are 9-3, but they could easily be 6-6 had it not been for their magic rabbit foot. The Bucs offense and their ability in the red zone to score is questionable. Last Sunday, the Bucs beat the New Orleans Saints 23-20 on a last second field goal. The Saints had the ball with time running out. Then the Saints threw the ball away. The Bucs were in position to kick field goal number three for the win. To get to the Super Bowl or to j:ust go deep into the playoffs, the Bucs need more than a magic rabbit foot and a good field goal kicker. Coach Gruden needs a more productive and a more consistent offense if they are to advance in the playoffs. Yes, the Bucs will be a playoff team. It's Plant And Armwood Again For the third year in a Plant and Armwood High Schools will meet in the quarterfinals. Plant has won one of these games and Armwood has won twice. Going into the game, Plant's record is 11-1 and Armwood is 12-0. Plant's lone lost was 9-2 to Armwood in the season opener for both teams. Armwood has a very destructive defense and Plant has a very explosive offense. Last week, Bradenton Southeast shut that offense down. In the first meeting, Armwood shut that offense down. Nobody has shut the Armwood defense down. From all indications, it will be Armwood again. Marbury Versus TheKnicks Stephon Marbury is one of the best point in professional basketball. Last season he was the starter for the New York Knicks. This year, Marbury isn't playing. He has a big problem with the new coach. Marbury has the edge on the Knicks He has a guaranteed $22 million dollar contract. If the Knicks don't play him they got to pay him. If he is let go by the Knicks they have to pay him. The Knicks plan to try and buy him out. If they buy him out, they have to meet his terms. It seems like the Knicks are at a disadvantage in dealing with Marbury. Let us see what happens. Sickles: A National Power Sickles High School traveled to Chicago over the holidays and played in the Trusted Choice of Champions Tournament. The team lost 67-47 in the championship game, but played without 6-10 superstar center John Henson. Imagine what Sickles could do had Henson played. Henson was resting a sprained ankle. Sickles played with the champions and showed that they can play with them. Sickles without a doubt has proven that they are a national power. Now Cooking ThursdaySaturday Fresh & Smoked Mullet Trout Cl Discounts For Snapper *Shrimp Sheap Head Uve Blue Crabs Large Orden. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer In this time of historic events, Alton Walker, Corey "King Cobra" Felton, and David Green have become the first Afr ican Americans men to own a professional football team. The trio are owners of the Florida Scorpions, a professional team from the American Professional Football League. The men organized the team two years ago when they were in the National Indoor Football League. That league folded in 2006 The Florida Scorpions had been previously owned by former University of Miami football star, Cleveland Gary. Walker said it all began for him when a friend asked him for a favor. "A friend asked me to help him coach and possibly be the general manager for the team. When Gary gave up his interest in the team, I put together a group and purchased the team." Last year, the Florida Scorpions traveled across the country to compete, and currently they are the only team in Florida that's a member of the American Professional Football League. "Right now, we have 30 rostered players, but we only take 25 on the road," said Walker. ''To play on our team, you must be at least 18 have college and/or professional football experience, and be in good shape This is a sec ond chance to a lot of guys looking to play in the NFL. We have some former col lege and professional play ers on our team." Walker said with more than 33,000 college players Armwood And Plant Meet Again Armwood and Plant High Schools, both nationally ranked, will face off for the second time this season next week in the Class 4 A regional football finals. On Friday night, Amiwood ended Tampa Bay V oTech's remarkable season with a 50-20 win, while Plant found the going a lit tle tougher with a close 13-7 win against Bradenton Southeast. When the two teams met during the first week of the season in a nationally televised game, the Armwood Hawks were victorious, 9-2. Tampa Catholic also will return to the Class 2A state semifinals after defeating Mulberry 10-0 Friday night. The Chamberlain Chiefs defeated Wharton 42-21 and will play Lakeland next week. Corey "King Cobra" Felton Oeft) and Alton Walker. leaving school every year wanting to play football, they have rio problem recruiting. "We give these athletes an opportunity to showcase their talent. You never know who is watching, and that door of opportunity can opEm. The Florida Scorpion's coaching staff consists of former NFL athletes, college athletes, and just plain athletes. They are: Emory Coleman (San Francisco 49ers), Vidal Mills (Bucs, Jaguars), AI Wilson (Cowboys), Rodney Mills (B-CC), and Aaron Prather (3-time Olympian). The Florida Scorpions play their games at the Manatee Civic Center and practice at the Ellenton Sports Complex. The players who join the team come through open tryouts, the Tampa Bay Storm camp, and advertising. They play 14 games and their season starts in March and ends in July. They start mini-training camp in December with their regular season training camp beginning January 5th. As a co-owner, King Cobra will be in charge of marketing the team. "I have quite a track record of putting on success ful events, so I think this is a good fit for me. The patrons will definitely be entertained. A big press conference is sc4eduled for January 2009 at the Crosley Mansion in Bradenton. All games will be taped for public access broadcast, and they are currently negotiating with Verizon and Brighthouse Walker formerly played for Leto High School, and at a junior college in Jacksonville before going to Florida State University. He worked out for the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints and Jacksonville Jaguars. King Cobra played tail-back for Bethune-Cookrnan College in 1993 and also is a former professional boxer. 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Sports Durant Senior Excels As Cross Country Runner When it comes to track and field events, African American athletes are usually stereotyped as sprinters. Rarely does an African American athlete compete in the distance events. John Mitchell, Jr. is unique. The Durant High School senior not only is a distance runner, but is among the elite in the state as a cross-country runner. Even more startling is the fact that Mitchell only started competing in 2007 and in his first year, won the state 1,600 meter event. His father, John, Sr., said his son was always fast. "His physical education coach in middle school suggested he try out for track. He participated in the Children's Gasparilla Run as an elementary school student and won. That showed me he had endurance as well as speed." John, Jr. said it was a friend that talked him into joining his high school's track and field team. "That's when I realized I was doing pretty good in JOHN MITCHELL, JR. this sport." At 5'8" tall, John, Sr. said his son had been playing basketball and he actually coached him on his AAU team, and he had been on Durant's basketball team until he decided to concentrate solely on track. John, Jr. said getting over cramping has been the most difficult thing for him to overcome. "Right now, I'm working on my SAT's and looking at what school I'll be attending or which ones are looking at me." "When I ran that first year, I was just hanging out with my friend. I was the number three runner on our team." John, Jr. said he was working with a trainer, but his high school track coach, Coach Gursky, deserves all the credit for instilling in him a good work ethic and making.him work hard at his sport. "Being a distance runner, I have to be careful what I eat all the time. At first it was a big adjustment for me, but now I'm regimented. I've also done some weightlifting. Now, I train more and I'm getting the outcome I've sought." John, Jr. said his ultimate goal is to record good times and get the attention of some big schools. "Two of the schools that have contacted me have Kenyans on their squad, and that will be beneficial to me as far as competing is concerned." During track and field season, John, Jr. will compete in the 800 and 1,600 meter events. The cross country season just concluded. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at lcrews@fls entinel.co m Chamberlain Chiefs Travel To Lakeland After Defeating Wharton The Chiefs .of Chamberlain High School will travel to Lakeland tonight (Friday) to take on the Dreadnaughts (120 ) of Lakeland High School for the Class 5A Region Finals. The Chiefs (11-1) won the right to move on after defeating Wharton High (9-3) last Friday 42-21. (Photos by Loinax Mcintyre) Kenny Allen is preparing to take a handeff where he ran 65 yards for a touchdown. Tbe8e young game attendees are Santonie Simmons, Kyra Jones and Jazmin Dewindt. Quarterllack Dontae Aycock scol'ed 3 to'uchdowns in Chamberlain's win over Wharton. Former Chamberlain Chief standout, Eddie Ivery was among game attendees. "'T1 :l] c Giants Put End To Burress' Season, Pollee Impound Pierce's SUV c m 0 m 3:: tD m :l] EAST RUTHERFORD, N J --The fallout from Plaxico Burress' selfinflicted gunshot wound may still cause problems for New York Giants middle linebacker Antonio Pierce and affect the team's bid for a second straight Super Bowl title. Just days after Burress accidentally shot himself in the right thigh at a Manhattan nightclub, the Giants fined and suspended the star receiver on Tuesday for four games -the rest of the regular sea son. The team also placed him on the reserve non-football injury list, which means he won't be back for the playoffs, either. "When you lose a player of Plaxico's ability, it is incumbent that everybody step up and fill the void," coach Tom Coughlin said. "In the last two seasons, this team has done an outstanding job of that. We made it clear to Plax today that we are here to support him in any way possible." The Giants handed down the decision after Dr. Scott Rodeo, a team physician, examined Burress and told them the gunshot wound would sideline the 31-year old player for 4-to-6 weeks. The Giants (11-1) are deep at wide receiver, how ever, with players such as Domenik Hixon and Sinorice Moss who can replace the man who caught the game-winning pass in the 17-14 Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots It would be much. harder to replace Pierce, the mid dl e linebacker who quarterback s the defense. He still faces a possible suspension. Pierce was with Burress at the Latin Quarter when Plaxico Burress posted $too,ooo bail after being arrested for illegal gun possession. (insert.Antonio Pierce) the receiver shot himself. 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NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said league chief counsel Jeff Pash had asked for additional information from The punishment is an especially harsh blow to Minnesota, which leads the NFC North and relies heav ily on the two Williamses in its run defense, which ranks second in the league. Angelo Wright, the agent for Pat and Kevin Williams, said he would file a motion in federal court Wednesday morning, presumably to put off the suspensions If a player's team the playoffs, the player will be eligible to return to the active roster on Dec. 29. Asked about the late scheduling of the suspensions, Adolpho Birch, the NFL's vice president of law and labor policy, said the timihg was "a function of a lot of factors Discount RATES without discount SERVICE. It's no accident more people trust State Farm to insure their cars. Call today. 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Bucs Pats Will Be '09 London Game Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New England Patriots LONDON --The New England Patriots will play the Tampa Ba y Buccane e rs next season at Wembley Stadium the third straight year the NFL w ill stage a regular-season game in the British capital. The game will be played Oct 25. The Bucs will be as the home team, up a game in Tampa. "Over the past two years, we have seen first-hand the excitement that exists for our sport in the UK," NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday in a statement. "The games have helped us to deepen our con nection with our UK fans as well as create new ones We are looking forward to another outstanding game in 2009 Five weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints beat the San Diego Chargers 37-32 before 83,000 fans at Wembley. season, the New York Giants defeated the Miami Dolphins 13-10. Both games were sold out. The NFL is also e xpected to play a regular-season game in London in 2010 Shooting Suspect Of Jags' Collier Attends Pretrial Heanng JA-CKSONVILLE --A man accused of shooting Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Richard 14 times appeared Mont,f.ay at a pretrial hearing, ; poly to have another pretiial hearing set next week. the brief hearing, Assistant Publie Defender Ann:Finnell, who is representmg Tyrone Romaroo Hartsfied, asked for a hearing on a motion she had filed seeking addresses of Collier and several other witnesses. Duval Circuit Judge Hugh Carithers scheduled a Dec. 11 bearing. Hartsfield is charged with attempted murder and i>ossession of a firearm by a ; convicted felon for the Septi. 2 shooting that resulted in Collier's paral ysis and the amputation of his left leg below the knee. was in the hospital tar more than a month and was released in midOctober. Po)ice believe Hartsfield was retaliating against RICHARD COLLIER Collier for an altercation at a night club in April and followed his car to an apartment house, where the shooting occurred. Another former Jaguar player in Collier's Cadillac was not injured in the shooting. Hartsfield pleaded not guilty last month to charges of attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is being held without bond in the Duval County Jail. United Football Leailue Has Eye On Mike Vick Is there football life for Michael Vick after his sche duled release from federal prison next summer? According to Michael Huyghue, commissioner of the United Football League -that is set to launch next fall, the answer is yes I do think be would be the type of player that would be a great player for this league," Huyghue told the Daily News, echoing remarks he made to Sports Illustrated in August. "I still continue to believe that we might prove to be the best type of buffer for a player like Michael Vick before he returns to the NFL. Obviously there are some things that would have to happen. No one has a crystal ball. Presumably he would still be suspend ed." Vick, once the NFL's highest-paid playet: after signing a 10-year, $130 million contract four years ago, is suspended from -the MICHAEL VICK NFL indefinitely for his role in dogfighting operation on his rural Virginia Vick pleaded guilty to federal cJ::targes last year a,J;ld was sentenced to 23 months in prison. Last week, he pleaded guilty to a state dogfighting charge and received a three-year susp .ended. sentence. He is scheduled for release from prison July 20. (8_.1 .3) .248-. 1 .92:.1


Entertainment Jay.Z And Coldplay To Play Three U.K. Shows Together In 2009 JAY-Z And CHRIS MARTIN They hooked up for "Beach Chair" on Jay;-Z's Kingdom Come album and recently did it again for "Lost!" on Coldplay's justreleased Prospekt's March EP. And while they didn't have anything to do with it, musical odd couple Jayz and Coldplay had their music mashed-up by mixtape vets Mick Boogie and Terry Urban r e cently on Vi v a.la Hova. Clearly, these artists have a thing going on, and next year they're going to take it to the next level, when Jay joins the English rockers for three stadium dates on their home turf. A spokesperson for Jay-Z confirmed that the rapper will be the special guest at three Coldplay shows in 2009, beginning with a September 12 date at the Lancashire County Cricket Club in Manchester, England. He will also be on hand for a September 16 date at Hampden Park in Glasgow and a September 19 gig at Wembley Stadium m London. Jay and Coldplay singer Chris Martin, as well as wives -Beyonce and Gwyneth Paltrow, s eem to have become close friends over the past few years. Kanye West as much as takes credit for their collaboration in his song "Big Brothe r," rapping, I told Jay I did a song with Coldplay, Next thing I know, he got a song with Coldplay." T.l. Fends Off Beyonce NEW YORK Rapper T.I. started a fifth noncon: secutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with...._ ___ ...... "Live Your T. I. Life" featuring Rihanna. But Beyonce was nipping at his heels with two songs. The R&B chanteuse's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" rocketed from No. 28 to No. 2 after selling 204,000 digital downloads, while "If I Were a Boy" held at No. 3. In the week ended November 23, Beyonce scored her third-straight No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 album chart with I Am ... Sas ha Fi erce," which sold 482,000 copies. T.I.'s oth e r r e c ent No. 1, "Wha t e v e r You Like s lipp e d from No. 2 to No. 4. Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold wa s d o wn on e run g t o N o 5, Kanye West's "Love Lo ckdown" r e b ounde d fr o m No 9 to No 6 and Lady GaGa's "Just Dance featuring Colby O'Donis soared from No. 16 to No. 7 on a 60 percent digital-sales uptick to 1i3,000. Rapper John Forte Sentence Commuted By President Bush John Forte plans to make the most of his second chance. Following the announcement earlier this week that the former Fugees collaborator and solo hip-hop artist was one of 16 people to be pardoned or have their sentences commuted by outgoing President Bush, Forte is preparing to re-enter society after serving seven years of a 14-year sentence for possession of 31 pounds of liquid cocaine with intent to distribute. One of Forte's lawyers, Aarti Tandon, told MTV N ews that contrary to earlier r e ports, her client had not been pardoned but had his s entence commuted, which means he does not have to serve the rest of it. Tandon said he is elated and looking forward to getting back in the music game. "I have spoken with him, Former Fugees producer John Forte wants to 'justify' the support he's received while in prison for drug charges. and he is pleased and very grateful to President Bush for commuting his sentence," Tandon wrote. "Mr. Forte is humbled by his life experiences. He will use his early release to return to his family, reenter the world of music, work with at-risk youthto deter them from drugs and crime, and continue-his educational program the London School Economics." -"TT :lJ 0 0 m (') m s: m m :lJ 9' N 0 g "TT r-0 :lJ en m z :::! z m r;aJ a: rrm :j z c: m l en ::J: m 0 m < m :lJ -< -4 c: m en 0 > )> z 0 "TT :lJ 0


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EMINEM Eminem mentioned durthe "TRL" finale earlier this month that he's hard at work on his upcoming album Relapse -but he wasn't giving up many details Another song Swizz submitted to Em is a track the producer is referring to as a "Stan Part 2." ''You knbw how 'Stan' ... was the big [song]?" Swizz asked, referring to the obsessedfan track which sampled Dido's "Thank You. "So I worked on part 2, and I think it was, like, totally genius." Swizz said that while Eminem has apparently been away from the mic for a long time, he's in good form on R e laps e w hich Em said on TRL, will be out next year, in "probably January, February." Probe Launched In Donda West's Death However, when we C caught up with producer ii Swizz Beatz, at the Black 0 Ball, Keep a Child Alive's z annual fundraiser, in New < York earlier this month, he filled in a few blanks for c 0 w ::;) 1-&: w > w c w :::z::: 0 :J ID ::;) Q. z ..J ..J ::;) ID ..:, w z w 0 ii 0 ..J us. 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DONDAAnd KANYE WEST supervised Donda's care along with her assistant and a friend following her surgery for breast reduc-tion and liposuction. However, according to People, he left her home the day after the surgery to attend a baby shower -and could not be reached when her condition deteriorated. She passed away that evening, November. 10, 2007. Donda, the mother of rapper Kanye West, was 58. Following her death, controversy surrounded her surgeon, Dr. Jan-Adams, but an autopsy report revealed that she had died from coronary artery disease and multiple postoperative factors. ------------------------------------------Rapping Atlanta Students Making New Song For Obama ATLANTA --The singing, dancing Atlanta students who scored a viral video hit with their catchy debate rap during the election hope to capture President-Elect Barack Obama's attention with a new tune. The seventh-graders at Ron Clark Academy -a private school in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods -are working on a new song detailing what .s..ee:.t-P..appen under Obama's adminis; tration. "I hope he it and he listens we're saying," said 1'2:year old Osei Attil. "Our greatest hope is to be invited to the inauguration. I hope he hears it and appreciates it." The You Tube video of the students'. previous rap, "Vote However U Like, was 'passed around by e-mail, blogs and social networking sites in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 4 election and led to performances on several nat.onal TV shows. "Obama on the left, McCain on the right,"'the students sang as they danced side-to-side in unison. "We can talk politics all night, and you can vote however you like The song, based on rapper T.I.'s "Whatever U Like, even drew the attention of the Atlanta artist, who paid a surprise visit to the school in October. On a recent afternoon, students in a global politics class practiced the hook of their new rap, calling for "a better tomorrow" with free health care for children and an end to the war in Iraq. "We got hope, hope there will be no sorrow," the students rap to a beat they vvrote themselves. "VVe got hope, hope for a change today. Hold your head up high, 'cause Obama's gonna lead the way." To get ideas for the song, students debated about Obama's economic and health care proposals, talking confidently about deregulation of corporations and 90-day moratoriums on foreclosures.


Entertainment Estranged Relative Arrested In Hudson Killings WILLIAM BALFOUR CIDCAGO The arrest of Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother-in-law in the shooting deaths of her mother, brother and 7-year old nephew confirmed what police officials have quietly said for weeks: that the 27year-old convicted felon was the prime suspect in the slayings. William Balfour was arrested Monday at Sta teville Correctional Center on a murder warrant and released to detectives as he awaited formal charges in the deaths of the relatives of the singer and Oscar-winning actress, Chicago police spokeswoman Monique Bond said. Until Monday, police had publicly identified Balfour only as a "person of interest" in the investigation. He had not been charged as of Monday night, said Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney's office. Balfour's attorney said his client told hini he is innocent. "He vehemently denies that he is guilty in this case," Joshua Kutnick told reporters outside police headquarters. "Any evidence pointing to Mr. Balfour is not even thin It is very, very weak. The bodies of Jennifer Hudson's mother, Darnell Hudson Donerson, and brother, Jason Hudson, were discovered Oct. 24 at the family's home on the South Side of Chicago. The body of 7-year-old Julian King was found three days later in a sport utility vehi cle on the West Side. All three had been shot. Police to ok Balfour into custody th e same day the bodies of Donerson and Hudson were discovered. After 48 hours -the longest Chicago police can hold a person without charges -Balfour was taken by the Illinois Department of Corrections on the suspect ed parole violation. Balfour -Julian's stepfather and the estranged hus band of Jennifer Hudson's older sister, Julia Hudson served seven years for a 1999 attempted murder and vehicular hijacking convic tion. Balfour had refused to take a lie-detector test and stopped cooperating with detect.ives, according to a police official who was not authorized to discuss the case publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Beyonce: Parents' Prepared Her BEVONCE NEW YORK Beyonce says her parents prepared her for the hard work of marriage. In an interview in the latest issue of Giant, the 27-year-old singer talks about getting hitched to Jay-Z. She says. she doesn't have a fantasy view of marriage. That's because she's seen her parents, Matthew and Tina Knowles, struggle but stick through it. Says Beyonce: My parents are tighter now than ever, but they've been through it all. There were times when they were together, times when they were apart. I learned that it's a lot of hard work, that it's more than a dress." Beyonce and Jay-Z married in a private cere mony earlier this year. Chris Brown A Hit With On-Demand NEW YORK Chris Brown is in demand with on-demand viewers. The TV ondemand service CHRIS Music Choice BROWN said Monday the soul singer was its most requested artist in a oneyear period ending in September. Fans ordered free plays of Brown's videos or interviews 43 million times. Music Choice honored Brown on its first_ "Most Demanded" awards show that was available logically enough -on-demand starting Monday. Network executive Damon Williams said teenage girls were primari ly responsible for Brown's win. He said fans would invite friends over to watch or snow of( the video on their cell phones. The Jonas Brothers and Lil Wayne were big draws, too. Wayne's "Lollipop" video was seen 12 million times. ,. :a a New Trustee Named In James Brown Estate Saga s:: AIKEN, SC --A new trustee has been appointed in the fightover James Brown's estate, and a judge handling the case says the trustee's first task is to look at a proposed set tlement. Circuit Judge Jack Early said Tuesday the trustee will recommend whether the judge should approve the settlement. The proposal would give 50 percent of Brown's charitable trust to educate the singer's grandchildren and needy students in Georgia and South Carolina. Another 25 cent will go to a woman who to be Brown's surviving spouse and the mother of his child. The final 25 percent will be divided among some of JAMES BROWN Brown's adult children. The judge scheduled a January hearing to hear from those who oppose it. Brown died Christmas Day 2006. DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Transporter 3 -Action-packed movie starTing Jason Statham. Worth Seeing! [***] Twilight -A gentleman vampire falls in love with the new girt in town. A love story! No. 1 movie at box office-$70.4M. Pretty good movie minus the blood and guts. [***] Bolt-An animated movie starTing a dog {John Travolta) who thinks he has superpowers. The obsessed hamster {John Walton) saved this movie. The kids loved it! [***] Quantum Of Solace -Daniel Craig suffered a broken arm and 2 stuntmen died filming this movie. Enough said l Rollercoaster of action. No. 1 at box office-$70M. [* .. ] Role Model-APove-Average comedy with too much profanity. Not for kids under 13. [*'%I Madagascar. Escape 2 Africa -An average animation for kids. 1 usually like these types of movies, but this one moved too slow. No action! [**] RocknRol/;i -This crime caper starts out slow but picks 1.4) in the end. [" %) Rreproof -A heroic fireman in a failing maniage takes his father's challenge to be part of a 40-day commitment fo save his maniage. Mustsee for manied couples. r-1 Max Payne -Mark Wahlberg plays an out of control cop. looking for the killers who killed his family. You might want to pass on this one. [**), The Secret Life of Bees -Pretty good, tear-jerker drama set in the 60s starTing Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah and Alicia Keys. Jada Pinkett Smith executive produced this move. Must See! [**'%] W. -The Life and controversial presidency of George Bush played by Josh Brolin. Director Oliver Stone showed you how President Bush messed up this country. If you feel like getting a headache, this one is for you. Must see for history sake! {***) Body Of Ues -Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe star in this thriller about a CIA operative going undercover to catch a major terrorist leader. Worth Seeing. [***% ] Quarantine -A TV reporter and her. cameraman are trapped in an apartment unit with tenants infected by an unknown disease. Blair Witch style of filming. If you like zombie type movies this is for you. [***] Beverly Hills Chihuahua -Pretty good comedy about a talking Chihuahua trying to save a pampered dog in Mexico City. Good for kids. [***] Appaloosa -Two gunmen are hired to clean up dangerous town. This movie had potential to be good but fell short Not eMOgh action. [**] Nick and Norah's lnflri/te Play/1st-Two teenagers come together in an all-night quest to find a legendary band. Wait for video. [**] Miracle At St Anna: A Spike Lee about 4 Black soldiers stationed In Italy during World War II. A Must See! Tear-jerker.[****) Eagle Eye-2: Strangers thrown together by a mystettous call from a woman threatening their lives and family. Action-packed. 1'% I Righteous Kill -Two veteran detectives (Robert De Niro and AI Pacino) hunt a vigilante whose crimes resemble those of a serial killer. This movie was very slow. Pass if you can! r Igor :... This movie tells the story of one lqor whose sick of being a lab assistant. Good message but very dark for kids. r"l Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys -Kathy Bates and Alfre Woodard star in this drama about two friends who have to deal "with their adult children problems. Excellent movie. Good message. [****) Bum After Reading -Off-beat comedy George Clooney and Brad Pitt. This movie starts out slow but ends up bemg pretty funny, wacky and violent. [***I Bangkok Dangerous -Assassin {Nicolas Cage) hires a street teen to train. Violent, Very bloody. [*'%) Babylon A. D .! Futuristic/action movie starTing Vin Diesel. You may need .. RATINGS "'' Very Good "' Good 1 -Average 1 Wa1t For V1deo m m :a !J1 N 0 0 0) ,. r-0 :!! en m z .... z m m c rr-!!I z ., c m r-u; :J: m c m < m ?J .... c m en c )llo z c ,. :a a


c a: LL c z <( c en w ::;::) .... w > w c w :1: en :::; m ::;::) 11. z Iii _, _, ::;::) Ill ..:. w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 _, LL De Deenriill .. My boyliiend and I have. problems with his baby putting their baby in th e middle of our relationship. When we make plans, she brings the child over and he baby sits. If the child gets sick she calls him in the middle of the night. The final straw came when we planned to go out-of town and she left him a message to get the baby, from daycare. We didn't see her for two days He needs to choose between our relationship or the baby. Dear Fed Up: Fed Up St Louis MO Today's Birthday-You have a hidden advantage or two or three this year. You'll be more confident than you have been, and with very good reason. You have a knack for success. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -Finishing up an old task brings mo"re benefits than you imagined. You'll discover a gold mine You've been putting th i s off for so long, you forgot about the benefits. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -A gathering goes better than expected Everybody gets alonf pretty well. You might come up with a compromise that works. Even more amazing, you can sell it. Aquarius (Jan. 2D-Feb. 18) If you figure out what's wanted and provide it, you'll be suc cessful. That's usually how it is. Right now, it s kind of obvious. Pay attention to the little voices in your head. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)Travel includes hassles, but it's worth it overall. Seeing good friends again is the reward you're going for. You'll make new friends, too : tt's going to be a marvelous time. Aries (March 21-Aprll 19) Review your financial situation, especially the part that includes other people's money. You may qualify for benefits you don't even know about. Ask somebody who does. Taurus (April 20-Mey 20) You have to do everything You can't, anyway. Toss the ball The junk in your trunk isn't so good that you can make a man pick you over his child. If you want the baby mama to stop playing : games hit her with reverse psychology. The father should VoiU\'Itarily Start spending SO much time)vith the baby that the mother will Become a little lonely. This will slow her up on those bogus dropins : Don't force him to choose because you'll come up empty handed and dry as the Grand Canyon. Ask Deanna! can be heard every Sunday on KTYM AM 1460 at 3:00pm in Los Angeles, CA. Ask Deanna Is written by Deanna M. Write Ask Deanna! Email: askdeanna1 @ya hoo.com or write: Deanna M 264 S. La Cienega, Suite 1283, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Website: www.askdeanna.com. Contact: (310) 600-9729. to a teammate who's in the clear. Or simply get somebody else to do what you don't want to do Gemini (May 21-June 21) -If you concentrate an the game, you can collect a nice pile of goodies Don't let on how much you've accrued, and don't tip your hand while you 're playing Cancer (June 22-July 22) You'll learn to delegate more in the next several weeks There will be people around who love to help with whatever you're doing. Let them wrap you in lux ury. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Slow and easy does it. Resist the urge to be impetuous Do what needs to be done, but don't make radical changes You'll be most successful if you do what you usually do Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Most of the work you're involved with now involves people you care about. This is fun, but it also could cause a bit of anxi ety. Don't worry; that will fade soon You'll do an excellent job, as usual. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) -You'll be coming into some extra money, and not a moment too soon. You already have sev eral very good uses for it. You may have been worried It will be OK. (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)Start .making up your goals for You're very good at this. >list hopes and wants and drea.ffls and then start gathering Go into planning ph,..a; ALL MY CHILDREN: After Jesse saved Aidan from being strangled by Annie, Aidan passed a polygraph test to end Jesse s suspicions about him. Later, Aidan had a plan in mind while pre tending to be a patient at Oak Haven, where Annie was taken. Angie could face disciplinary charges for resuscitating Rebecca despite her having signed a DNA form, but Rebecca stunned every one by coming out of her coma and deciding to the cancer. David made progress in getting Krystal to doubt Tad, as he hoped to trick Tad into searching for his son and brother in Africa. Jake convinced Brot -at an enormous emotional ccist to himself -to resume his relationship with Taylor Reese's father refused to accept Bianca as a part of her life Coming: Aidan has an agenda regarding Annie. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Challenged to accept Janet's invitation to her and Jack's wedding, Carty felt she needed to see it to accept the event as real. As Jack arid Janet exchanged vows, Lily forced early to go in for the children's sake. Even though Dusty refused his help, Craig brought Josie back and she told Meg the truth. Trying to make amends with Meg Paul exonerated Dusty to the police but Meg wanted nothing more to do with him. Luke brought Brian home after he had too much to drink at Jack's bachelor party. After Brian almost made another move on Luke he vowed to tell Lucinda if Brian ever does it again Alison grew closer to Casey when he was able to stop a patient from jumping off the roof Katie refused to talk about Craig to Brad Coming: Noah is there for Luke. BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Unaware of the tragic accident, Taylor vowed to patch up her relation ship with Phoebe. Ridge broke the devastating news of Phoebe's death to his family Stephanie overheard Rick give his explanation to Brooke about the accident, but grew suspicious of Rick after speaking to the police When Ridge wouldn t back her in blaming Rick, Stephanie acted alone and received more information from Steffy then pushed the police to investigate further Brooke attempted to protect Rick from Stephanie's accu sations but the situation created tension between her and Ridge. Rick had to face the consequences when he went to Taylor to apologize Coming: Ridge is in a no-win situation. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Nicole was ready to drug Brady to prevent him from being believed if he revealed the truth about her pregnancy, but instead, she made him understand why she's doing this for EJ. When Nicole found a woman seeking a home for her unborn child, she over heard Brady accuse the woman of being a scam artist. Chloe and Daniel shared a moment of mutu al desire but covered, as Chloe proceeded with donating bone marrow for Kate Melanie found Philip and Stephanie in the vault, about to kiss and told Max. Meanwhile, Stephanie turned down Philip's request for a date saying there's some hirig she needs to do first. The mayor's killer stabbed Rate. Bo fell off a ladder and was knocked unconscious. Coming: Jealousy gets the better of Marlena-Sentinel's Top 14 Albums 1 I Am ... Sasha Flerce ............. .................. ..... Beyonce 2. Thr33 Rlngz: ............................................. ........ T-Paln 3. Paper Traii .............................................................. T.I. 4. Love's Crazy .................................. ....................... SIIm 5. Gutta ......................... DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood 6. Evolver ........ .......................................... John Legend 7. Jennifer Hudson ............................ Jennifer Hudson 8. 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National Obama Announces Clinton, Holder And Rice For Cabinet President-elect Obama at Monday's press conference announcing team. CHICAGO-President-elect Barack Obama announced Monday that Robert Gates would remain as defense secretary, making President Bush's Pentagon chief his own as he seeks to wind down the U.S. role in Iraq. Obama picked former campaign rival Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state. At a news conference, Obama also introduced campaign foreign policy. aide Susan Rice as U.S. ambas sador to the United Nations, former Justice Department offic cial Eric Holder as attorney general, retired Marine Gen. James Jones as White House national security adviser and Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano as secretary of homeland security The announcements rounded out the top tier of the team that will advise the incoming chief executive on foreign and national security issues in an era marked by wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and terrorism. around the globe. "The time has come for a new beginning, a new dawn of American leadership to over come the challenges of the 21st century, "!Dbama said as his Cabinet picks stood behind him on a flag-draped stage. Birmingham Mayor Indicted MAYOR li.ARR.Y LANGFORD BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Mayor Larry Langford, who leads the largest city hi the state, has been indicted on charges of conspiracy, bribery, fraud, money laundering and filing false tax returns in connection with bond deals and other financial transactions when he served on the County Commission. The 101-count indictment unsealed Monday in the U.S. District Court in Birmingham that Langford, as president of the county's governing body, "sold out his public office to his friend s for about $235 ,000 in expensive clothes, Rolex watches and cash to pay his growing per sonal debt." In exchang e for th e g ift s, Langford required Wall Street financial institutions handling billions in county bond deals to include his friend, investment banker William Blount, on deals, according to the indictment. Blount, who made at least $7.1 million on county bond deals from 2003 to 2006, also paid $219,000 to AI LaPierre, a lobbyist ana close friend of Langford. Both Blount and LaPierre were indicted Monday, and all three men pleaded not guilty in federal court. Each man, if convicted, could face long prison terms. The maximum prison term for each bribery and money laun dering count is 10 years; each fraud count is 20 years; the conspiracy count is five years; and each tax count is three years, according to court documents. :cate Wltll ,Orders For 'Obama CoOkie' DES MOINEs, Iowa Warit an example of the change Barack Obama is bringing to the country? Check out cookie sales at Baby Boomers Cafe in Des Moines. Since word spread about the president-elect and his family's fondness for Baby Boomers' chocolate chunk cookies, the small downtown restaurant can't bake them fast enough. "Two months ago I was giving these cookies away," said co owner Rodney Maxfield. "Now, it's like, 'I need two dozen cookies. I need four-dozen cookies."' The Obamas were frequent visitors to the cafe in the summer of 2007 when the Illinois senator devoted much of his time to Iowa, where the state s precinct caucuses kick off the presidential nominating process. Obama's main office was next door to Boomers, and his staff made the cafe a second home. "TI c Sen. Mel Martinez Won't Run For Re-Election c m TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Sen. Mel Martinez ofFlorida, who has struggled to boost his approval ratings because of close ties to President George W. Bush, announced Tuesday he will not seek a 3: second term in 2010. His seat was widely seen as vulnerable in two years, but Martinez, a Republican, rejected sugges'-lJ tions he faced difficult re-election prospects in a state won last month by Democrat Barack !I' Obama. Martinez, 62, was elected in 2004 after serving as the U.S. secretary for Housing and Urban o Development during the Bush administration. He served as general chairman of the Republican 00 National Committee for 10 months, resigning in October 2007. Official: Boat Carrying 1,000 Passengers 'Very Fortunate' To Escape HIJack Bid NAIROBI, Ken)'a Pirates chased and shot at a U.S. cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board, but failed to hijack the vessel as it sailed along a corridor patrolled by international warships, officials said Tuesday. The captain of the M/S Nautica ordered passengers inside and gunned the engine, allowing the ship to outrun the pirates' speedboats in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday, a company spokesman said. "It is very fortunate that the liner managed to escape," said Noel Choong, who heads the International Maritime Bureau's piracy reporting center in Malaysia. He urged ships to remain vigilant in the area. Ex-Mayor's Aide Pleads Guilty In Text Scandal "TI r-0 DETROIT-Stoic and publicly silent through months of a sex scandal, the woman whose relationship with former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick led to his downfall broke her silence Monday, shedding tears a s she pleaded ::D good behavior, she could be C free in 100 days. )> guilty. Christine Beatty, a former aide to Kilpatrick, accepted a four-month jail sente n ce in exchange for admitt ing to obstruction of justice charges for her actions in a lawsuit brought by two police officers. The officers claimed Kilpatrick retaliated against them when they suspected wrongdoing by members of his inner circle. Sexually explicit text mes sages between Kilpatrick and Beatty, published in January by the Detroit Free Press, con-CHRISTINE BEATIY tradicted witness-stand denials they were having an affair. Both were married at the time. Beatty, 38, initially was unable to choke back tears. Wayne County Circuit Judge Timothy Kenny gave her a moment to compose herself. Beatty's jail sentence will begin Jan. s. With credit for Beatty, the mother of two (J) young daughters who has since gotten divorced, had vigorously ::::! fought her case until Monday Z Later Monday, Beatty told reporters that she decided to m end her "ordeal" to spare her C: children from a long trial and := possible prison sentence. m "I am extremely sorry to all the people that w e r e harmed," including the Kilpatrick fami.: ly, she said She declined to take questions. c;; Beatty was charged with per-:z: jury, misconduct and obstruc-t!J tion of justice for her testimony before and during a 2007 civil mm< trial in Wayne Kilpatrick, 38, guilty three months ago, -1 resigned from office and was fii sentenced to 120 days in jail. tn c LEGAL NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY )> z c "TI lJ 6 REQUEST FOR PROJECT APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT FUNDING UNDER THE NEW FREEDOM PROGRAM The Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), in coordinatiPO: with..tl;le Hillsborough County MPO and Pasco County MPO, is issuing a request for grant applications to receive funding under the Federal New Freedom Program Funding is available for projects in Hillsborough, Pasco, Counties that provide public transportation services to disabled persons to increase integration into the workforce and participation in the community. Projects receiving funding must be derived from a locally developed, coordinated public transit-human services transportation plan, known locally as the Tri-County Access Plan (TCAP). Specific requirements pertaining to project eligibility are described in the full application. For the New Freedom Program, approximately $851,490 in funds are available, pending passage of the 2009 Federal transportation appropriations bill. Project applications will be available on December 15, 2008 and are due by January 30, 2009 Applications should be submitted to the Pinellas County MPO, 600 Cleveland Street, Suite 750, Clearwater, FL 33755. Questions about the grant application process can be submitted to hsobush@pinellascounty.org Grant applications and information about the TCAP and New Freedom Program will be available at http : //www. pinellascounty org/mpo/tricounty. htm December 5 2008


co 0 0 N ari' a: w m :!: w 0 w c LHARAA's Fourth Annual Appreciation Banquet H _eld > a: LL ID w 'Residents and Partners Working Together to Make a Positive Impact in the Community' was the chosen theme of the Lakelap d Housing Authority' s Resident Advisory Association's (LHARAA) for this gala affair which was recently held at the Huntington Hills Golf & Country Club in Lakeland. The purpose of the annual appreciation banquet is to recognize community leaders, residents, organizations and businesses that have provided services to the residents of the Housing Authority (LHA). Rodney Ford, LHA Resident Services Coordinator, served as the Master of Ceremony. The program opened with an Invocation and Blessing of the Food. The welcome address was rendered by Latrece Jackson. Greetings from the Lakeland Housing Authority were given by Earl Haynes, LHA Resident Services Director. Lillie Brown introduce d the speaker of the evening, who was Lakeland City Commissioner and President/CEO of Fields & Company, Gow Fields. Awards presentations were given by Pierre Calixte, Nita McGee, and Heston Teresa Stewart, 2nd from right, with other staff members of a.;; Rfvtmrtone Management Company. Harris. Kurt B. Young, Ph.D./IREPA rendered remarks and words of encouragement to LHARAA. Andrea Campbell, a youth resident, entertained the guests with a beautifully choreographed Dance of Praise. On behalf of LHA, Rodney Ford presented a plaque to LHARAA in recognition of its accomplishments and se_rvice provision to LHA residents. The banquet concluded with remarks from the President and prayer. LHARAA serves as 'the voice of the residents' and has assisted them in small business development, edu cation a l programs resident issioner Gow Fields was the KeYJWte Speaker. Lorenzo Ro., ....... .. President of the Paul A. Diggs Neighborhood Association. self-sufficiency efforts and supportive services. The current executive officers are Board of Directors: Lillie M. Brown, President, Dorothy Sanders, Vice-President, Latrece Jackson, Secretary, Nita McGee, Treasurer, and Pierre Calixte, Parliamentian; Complex Representatives:. Carolyn Davfs, Helen Jones, Betty Hill, Tina Houston, and Ga:il Giles; 2008 Youth Council: Jimmy Alexander, Heston Harris, Lisa Anthony, Shannon Riley, and Melanie Parham; and Youth Advisory Board: Rodney Ford, Nita Andrea Campbell entertained guests with her Dance of Praise. Shaai.A-Riley,-Lakellmd Housing Authority Resident Advisory Association Youth Council Member. McGee, Latrece Jackson, Lillie Brown, and Pierre Calixte. Some of the other guests and/or awards recipients were: Stephanie Riley, Lma Young-Green, Toxi Dockins,. Teresa Stewart (Riverstone Management Coll)pany), Larry Mitchell (New Life Outreach Ministries, Inc.), Vanessa J ohnsoD: Rashad Johnson, Lorenzo and Virginia Robinson (Paul A Diggs Neighborhood Association), Miche.lle McQueen, Gail Giles, Rhonda Payne, Viola Walker, and Ann Klemenz. MELANIE PARHAM LHARAA 2008 Youth Coqncil Member LISA ANTIIONY 2008 Youth Council Member I MORE PHOTOS ON NEXT PAGEl


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CD () () News Youthbuild Program Graduation 0 w c >"' Special Birthday Wishes African-American President will be inaugurated into office This trip is the Commissioner's reward to himself for his diligent work in Polk County during PresidentElect Obama's c ampaign. Commissioner Maultsby sponsore d f o od a t a rally, distribute d s i g ns, drove vote r s to the polls and h elpe d othe r vote r s with absente e ballots. Thoug h Obama did not .win Polk County, .the Obama .voters in Polk County made a dif fer e nc e in his Florida win! And e v e n if h e doesn't rece iv e the ticke t tha t he has r equeste d to the c e r e mony, Commissioner Maultsby plans t o b e in Washington, DC on January 20, 2009, just b ecause this is a historic occasion! On Saturday, Nov. 8th, the Lakeland Housing Authority and Habitat for HumanityLakeland hosted the second graduation or their YouthBuild-Lakeland Training Program. The Emma Mae Smith-Turner Community Learning Center was the host site of this event. a: Shaw-Nuf Talk extends LL wishes for a HAPPY The graduates were: Stephanie Rodriquez, Michael Thomas, Yosmendia Williams, and Grant Wilson. (Photos by Shaw-Nuf). BIRTHDAY to Elder Shelton W. Faison Pastor of Britt Chape l Church of God b y Faith. Elder Faison will c e l ebrate anothe r natal day on D ece mb e r 11th. May God continue to bless you with many, m a n y more birth. days! Golfers Needed Golfers are being sought for Lakeland's first Black Heritage Golf Tournament to b e held in early Decemb e r 2008. This is a fundraising event for Lakeland's first Black C Heritage to be a: held February 3, 2009 LL C through February 8, 2009. z For further information oct c en w ::> 1-> a: w > w and/or to register for this historic event, please call R. Regins at (813) 650-1632. Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out Talk To Shaw-Nuf c w :I: en :::i m ::> a. This w eek's Shaw-Nuf Shout-out is extende d to City of Lake Alfre d Commissioner Albertus Maultsby! Commissioner Maultsby is making plans to attend the historic Presidential Inauguration fest i vities in January 2009 wherein the nation's first Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to h ear from you. Share your e x citing n e w s and/or photos o f your c e l e brations s p e ci a l e v ents, birthdays, anniver saries, weddings f a mil y r eunion s e t c., with the read e r ship of the Florida S entine l Bulletin and Shaw-Nuf Talk by sending an e-mail to: shawnuftalk@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513 8437. Graduates Grant Wilson, Stephanie Rodrigues, Yosmendia Williams, and Michael Thomas are shown with: Nick Elzy, YouthBuild Program Manager, Earl Haynes, LHA Resident Services Director, Claire Twomey, Habitat Executive Director, Andrew Bialk, Habitat Site Coordinator, and Elder Shelton Faison, LHM Pr-esident. z t= w ...J ...J ::1 m I ...J w z t= z w en oct c a: 0 ...J u.. GIBBS & PARNELL, P.A ATTORNEYSAT LAW A. P. GIBBS. EsQ_ MATTHEW KOCHEVAR. E S Q THOMAS E PARNELL. E S Q PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH AUTO, TRUCK. MOTORC Y C L E OR BOAT A CCIDE NTS. SLIP AND FALL, NURSING HOME NEGLEC T OR MEDICAL MALPRAC TLCE. ALL SERIOUS I NJURlES. (.813) 975-4444 1-800-711-5452 WWW.GIBBSANDPARNELL.COM OUR FIRM IS RATED "AV" BY MARTINDALEHUBBELL THE HIGHEST RATING FOR lEGAL AHIUTY AND ETHICAL STANDARD, WORLDWIDE. 1/w I/ win g It .I / .mrnT /o; .f1: l111por1.mt f) .. t i,_ J r m Th,; t \i,n11/d ,\',, !ft U m r d L i mn JJ .. :f ; w e }fm fkddie 7 ; s,n d ); J I FN/;'1:.' l!o u: In,; Lisa Anthony, Hostess, with ceremony guest, Nita McGee. Claire Twomey, Executive Director of Habitat For Humanity, Lakeland, reads a letter to the grnduutes from U. S. Congressman Adam Thomas. Toxi Dockins rendered a tribute in song to the graduates.


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