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Celebrating 64 Years In The Tampa Bay Area .... al ........ l illS lrl ia 0111 SEE STORY ON PAGE 3-A INVESTITURE CEREMONY HELD FOR U. S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE Family members, friends, and associates were on hand for the Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Mary Stenson Scriven for the lifetime appointment as United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida. The ceremony was held at the Stetson University, College of Law, and the Honorable Anne C. Conway, Chief Judge presided. Judge Scriven was sworn in as the first African American woman to serve in this capacity. She Is shown with her family from left to right: son, Tyler Scriven, daughter, Sarah Scriven, her husband, Atto mey Lansing Scriven, and youngest son Charles, after the ceremony. (PHOTOGRAPH BY JERRY BRUNSON). Elect lew President SEE PAGE 2 A Quanl Over Ci Leads To.lans. SEE PAGE 3 A SlngR..._ Chrislllas Single SEE PAGE 6-C


cr--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Features N' a: w IlL == w Longshoremen Local 1402 Elects Nevv President 0 W On Tuesday night, memC hers of the International >-ic( Longshoremen's Association, 9 Local 1402 elected new offia: cers. The election is for a LL term of three years J am.es Harrell and William Forde challenged incumbent president, Perry Harvey, Jr., for the position of president. Harrell won 135 votes, Forde captured 58 votes, and Harvey won 13 votes. In a bid for Vice President, Wardell Norman defeated Ernest Richards, Jr., (69) and Alvin Lynch (56) with 79 votes. Ms. Sharon Wright defeated Gregory Weston, 101 votes to 94 for the position of Recording Secretary. Paul Hayes won 103 votes to beat out Charles Johnson, Jr., with 96 votes for the office of Treasurer. The office of Chairman of 0 the Board of Trustees went iE to Theodore Donaldson LL with 88 votes. Malcolm C Black, Sr., won 72 votes, Frank Scott Williams, won 30 votes, and William a Standberry captured 12 0 votes in the race. W Four trustee positions :::) were also filled. Trustee 1-> Seat #1 went to Billy a: Helms with 121 votes. He W beat out Wayne Blaine, ii:'i (23), Jackie Casillas (19) Q w % 0 :; m :::) a.. z i= w ..J ..J :::) m ...J w z i= z w 0 a: 0 ..J LL. JAMES HARRELL Newly Elected President of IIALocal1402 and Stephen Hall, (43). Alphonso Clardy won trustee Seat #2 with 105 votes. Isaac Canty ,(72) and Clifford Roberts (26) were also competing for the seat. Pelham Golden won Trustee Seat #3 with 126 votes. He defeated Cedric Bellamy (23) and Hercules Gilmore (52). The fourth Trustee Seat went to Roger R. Johnson with 121 votes. His challengers were Malcolm Black, Jr., and Benito Torres who both tied with 40 votes Long History As President This election ended a peri od of 35 years in which Harvey had served as presi-PERRY HARVEY, JR. Loses Election after 35 Years as President of IIA Loca1Ljo2 dent of the union. Prior to his being named president in 1973, his father, the late Mr. Perry Harvey, Sr., founded the union in 1935 and served as its president until his death in 1973 In addition to being an established business owner, Harvey became the first Black elected in a citywide campaign to the City Council in 1983. Thomas Scott later defeated Harvey in his bid for District 3 of the Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners. City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail iholton@flsentinelMan Described As 'Gentle Giant' Dies Of Cancer BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer In September 2008, Andre Talley was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On December 6th, he passed away at a hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina He was 39 Talley was the nephew of Ms. Annie Talley, who passed away unexpectedly 18 months ago. Talley was born in Tampa and raised in' Tampa Heights He loved sports and was an exceptional athlete Although he stood 6'6" tall and looked very intiiniaating, family members said he was known as the "Gentle Giant." "When he was diagnosed, we tried to bring him back to Tampa, but weren't success.: ful," said his sister, Rhonda Jackson. "He had a big heart for everyone, and really loved to garden and cook." Ms. Jackson and another sister, Bridgette, said a lot of people were surprised when they saw that side of Andre, because he was such a big man. "People who didn't know him never knew about that gentle side," said Bridgette. Talley was the father of 3 children that includes a set of twin boys and a daughter. ....... :--ANDRE TALLEY ', '' was of Plant High School, and participated in wrestling, foot ball, boxing matches, track and field, and just about anything else connected with competition. Family members said he got scholarship offers from a lot of schools and attended Ohio State before transferring to Tennessee State. An injury during his junior year ended his football career, but he remained active and never gave up his dream of being a professional football player. A lot of people in the area may .remember Talley as a bouncer at several clubs in the area. Family and friends will hold a private memorial ser vice 'at a later date. and say they appreciate the cails. they've received. BANKRUPTCY ........ ....m REAL ESTATE .LAW: FAMILY -LAW'-,_: __ {813) 387-7724 .; ... .: ... ... FastApproachirig!! _,Get Your New8 And Ads For And New Year's Week In This Office As Soon As Possible. The Sentinel Will Be Published Morlday, Deeeniher aa, aooa : Decea;lber 14, 2001 Moaday,Dec-iW a,, aoo8 And Wedneadly, aOoa. TilL 01-Fll'E \\'ILL HE OPE:\ CHRIS DL\S EYE FR0:\1 : \.M. TO 12 P.!\L :\T'\D i\E\\' YEAR' S F\'E l'\'TlL 12 P.:\1


Features Two Victims. Of House Fire Die BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor An early morning house fire has claimed the lives of two family members who were injured. The third victim remains in serious condition. The fire occurred around 6 :30a.m., Monday at 2905 E. Chipco Street. According to Tampa Fire Department Captain Bill Wade, the fire was caused by a space heater too cJqse to a sofa in the hotne. Efforts to rescue the vic-. tims were hampered because burglar bars on the residence were not equipped with emergency escape latches. The victims of the fire have been identified as Mrs. Mary Jones Bynes, 73, Mr. Willie Bynes, 68, and their 26-year-old granddaughter, Ms. LaToya Williams. Ms. Williams, who was unconscious when located, was in a back room. She was transported to Tampa General Hospital, where she died Monday night. Both Mr. and Mrs. Bynes were in separate rooms in -MS. LA TOY A WILLIAMS-the front of the house. Mr. Bynes was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died Wednesday morning. Mrs. Bynes was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where she is listed in serious condition. It appeared that all three of the victims were up and trying to get out, but were unsuccessful, Captain Wade said. :Neighbors Tried To Help Julius Henderson attempted to help rescue his neighbors. "I was asleep when I heard my father and sister screaming to call the fire department,Ms. Mary's house was on fire Mary, Mr. Willie and LaToya were in the house and .couldn't get out because of the burglar bars. I took a brick and broke the window Tampa Police Officer Susan Bowers, Officer Lee McGruder, and Officer Mike CotHilc s were also on the scene try-in g 'to help escape, but were unable to gain entry. Damage. to the one-story concrete block home is estimated in excess of $100,000. A smoke alarm was found in the home, but it was not equipped with a battery. The deaths of Ms. Williams and Mr. Bynes are the 5th and 6th deaths attributed to fires this year, Captain Wade said. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Bynes are pend ing. Funeral services for Ms. Williams are sched uled for Tuesday. Aikens Funeral Home is in charge of handling arrangements. (See funeral page). Michelle B. Plltty (813)495-3702 .... 1.866--352-4200 Man Chokes Roommate To _Ove_ r._Cigarettes RICKMING ... was choked to death by his roommate. After an investigation, Tampa Police have charged a man's roommate with murder. On Tuesday morning, Tampa Police Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from Billy Locke, 30, who thought his roommate was dead. When officers arrived, they found Rick Ming, 43, stran gled to death, and immediate ly started questioning Locke. Two hours before the fatal 9-1-1 call, police responded to Locke and Ming's apartment on West Cass Street to settle a verbal dispute. Police said one roommate wanted the other to leave. But because both names were on the lease, no one could be forced out. No one was arrested because there was no evidence of any physical injuries. Both men denied any physical altercation had taken place and police left only to return 3 hours later. At press time police had not determined which roommate called in the first disturbance When the second call was made, Locke reportedly told police he and Ming were arguing over cigarettes. He allegedly told police he put Ming in a choke hold and thought he was dead. Police have charged Locke with sec ond-degree murder. Practicing ww lt1: BILLY LOCKE .... killed his roommate over cigarettes. Locke has a history of stints in the state mental hospital. Suspect Chokes Victim In November According to arrest records, the suspect, Locke was charged with domestic battery/ strangulation on "T1 November 13, 2008 when he 1 and Ming reportedly argued over money. C According to the report, )> Locke choked Ming, then en threw him to the floor and m fled the apartment. Z Locke was arrested for that ::! incident and later released on his own recognizance. '="' At that time, police reported ID that the victim, Ming had C physical limitations that did-n't allow him to defend him-m self from being attacked. ::! After the incident in Z November, police said Ming's "t1 left cheek was swollen, but he C did not require medical atten-tion. Cii. The murder suspect, Locke :::t has a of dr:ug and vio-m lent crime charges and had c In 2004 and 2006, he was court ordered into the state ...,. mental hospital c The victim, Ming had an m extensive arrest record dating en back to 1981. Some of the g charges included drug < ing, grand theft, forgery and )> prostitution. Z A Tampa native, Ming's C services will be handled. by ;B_ Morning Glory Funeral C Chapel. >.. Locke is being held without < bond. Criminal Def e nse Family Law Persqq<,!l!IJ.il!I.J' ... _,L Atromev & Couuselor A.t l.aw Cy pre ss Point Office Park IOOJ-1. i'J. Dale \fabn. S1utc Wl. : Tampa. Florid:1 J3(fl8 (813)269-9706 Fax:(813)960-0641 Jeraldine Williams Shaw Attorney-At-Law Hillsborough Ave. Tampa, FL 336f0 (813) 238-7404 Phone (813) 238-7400 Fax Areas Of Practice: Probate Property "' Criminal "' Appeals or1, I s nn ntH tw botstci "l"'" ltd .rlh"'m"''' : tik h wnrl lnrnrnHtllnn ni'< 'UI nur C) m w I )>


co 0 0 C\1 N' ,... a: w m :E w 0 w c >= < c a: u. c a: u. c z < c (/) w :::::) ... > a: w > w c w :J: (/) :::i m :::::) Q. z -I -I :::::) m ..=. w z w (/) < c a: 0 -I u. Editorials & Columns 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 Associat ion (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 Paid At Tampa, FL W .W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901 19n (1945) Founders C BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBUSHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR Subscriptions$44.00-6 Months Both Editions : $87 00Per Year Both Editions. Opinions eicpressed oo editorial pages of this newspeper by Columnists or Guest WritetS, do nOt necessarily rellect the editorial stance of The Aoridll Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher a,rll Rights Groups Attack -Recent Hate Crl111es least seven civil rights groups have called for U. S. Justice Department intervention into a rash of hate ... crimes that have occurred throughout America since Barack Obama's election. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, hundreds of hate crimes, vandalism and incidents of intimidation have take place since Election Day; including the murder of Marcel Lucero, a man of Ecuadorian descent in New York. Representatives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the Asian American J:ustice Center (AAJC), the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), the AntiDefamation League (ADL), the National Urban League (NUL) and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) have agreed to work together to monitor incidents. And to urge Congress to pass the local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act. Targeting media outlets has become a priority of the groups in an attempt to encourage the media to stop promoting bias and bigotry and to begin promoting news and programs that .promote tolerance and understanding among communities. In spite of President-Elect Obama's election, Americans must remain aware and vigilant of hateful acts by the small number of racists and prejudiced citizens who would seek to sow hatred, discord, death and destruction within our society. During 2007, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) received reports of 7,624 hate crimes involving 9,006 offenses. Indeed, Florida reported t66 incidents with nearly ten per. cent of the incidents occurring in the Hillsborough County area. But this is a new day. Be aware. Stimulus Packages And Bailouts Meet Trickle-Down rhaps, you've heard the statement, "When =Awn'"""'a catches a cold, Black folks get pneumo" Others may have heard the comment, "If America goes into a recession, that means Black America is already in a depression." Well, both statements are true. In fact, when considering unemployment figures, the. -National .Urban League has historically cited a "hidden index" among Black Americans, which places unemployment for Black people at twice the national rate. concerned not only about the American bUt about the economy among Black Americans, a8 'well. Moreover, given the fact that mol!ft layoffs are based on seniority, that means large numbers of minorities and women will be impacted. Then consider, according to Operation PUSH, "unemployment among workers without a hiP llchool diploma hu already IICNU"eCC to more than to percent." This means the unemployment rate for Blacks without high school diplomas probably stands above 20 percent. Further, many of the support programs for families in need no longer exist, or have undei'BOne debUitating reductions. Thus, many unemployed workers and impoverished fam.ilies are not receiving cash assistance, food stamps or unemployment benefits. To put it bluntly, America's bailout plan has yet to trickle-down to the cash-strapped < and homeless. .. Th.erefore, we urge our Congressional and Legislative w representatives to work together to provide a bailout measure for poor-folks. After all they pay taxes and they need investment, too. No Lighting Up In Th" White House most are con :cerned about the economy. Many of those individuals who planned to retire in the near future have come to realize that they must change their plans. Additionally, many of those who have already retired find themselves combing through the want ads looking for part-time jobs to make ends meet. So, someone please tell me why journalists interviewing President-Elect Barack Obama want to know if he is going to smoke in the White House? It seems that there are just so many other pressing problems that we, as individuals, and as Americans collectively are facing. Ralph Bunche: J I was simply blown away when the NBC journa'list asked the question. I was really impressed with the manner in President-Elect Obama answered. "There are times fallen off the wagon .. I've done a terrific job, under' the -circumstances, of making myself much healtlUer. ... And I think that you \vill not see any violations of these rules in the White House," he said. Which brings to mind; the real question, "Are you going to violate the law and srrloke in a smoke-free environment?" As a nation, we have banks folding right and left, unemployment is higher than it has been in more than a decade, companies that have been part of our fabric for decades, such as Circuit City, are filing for bankruptcy, people are .losing their homes, and until just recent ly, gasoline and milk were in a race to see which one would reach the $5 a gallon mark. Yet, the question of the week that apparently was on the mind of nearly every American was whether or not the President would light a cigarette in the White House Based on the things that have taken place since the building was constructed, smoking should be way down on the list of priorities. Fasten your seatbelts, the madness and knit picking have already begun First Black Nobel Peace Prize Raclplentl Dr: Ralph ohnson Bunche spoke at my college graduation, I remember the awe and pride we all felt to be listening to a Black man who not only was the first Black man to be honored with a Nobel Peace Prize, but was also well-known throughout the world for mediating the Arab-Israeli conflict with a 1949 Armistice Agreement. This past Tuesday (December 9th) was the 37th Anniversary of the death of Ralph Bwiche. This political scien tist and diplomat was instrumental in the preliminary planning for the establishment of the United Nations at the conclusion of World War Both the. United Nations, Palestine and Israel need him, today, not to men tion Iraq. Bunche, a Detroit native, was a gradu'ate of the Univenity of California and Harvard University. Serving as Chairman of Howard University's Department of Political Science (1928-1950), Bunche spent most of his adult life involved in education on many levels. He taught at Harvard University (1950-1952), served as a member of the New York City Board of Education (1958-1964), and was a trustee of Oberlin College, Lincoln University and New Lincoln School. During World War II, Bunche worked fot the U. S. Office of Strategic Services (now the Central Intelligence Agency), as well as the State Department where he became the Associate Chief of the Division of Dependent Area Affairs. After the war, Bunche in the planning fbr the United Nations, served as an advisor to the U. S delegation for the "Charter Conference" of, the. United Natiol$ (1945); assisted in drafting the charter of the United Nations, ,and helped draft and orchestrate the adoption of the United Nation's Declaration of Human Rights, in tion with former First t.dy Eleanor Roosevelt. Indeed, Bunche was, described in United Nations documents as "championing the principle of equal rights for everyone, regardless of race or creed ... believing in the essential goodness ofall people and that no problem in human relations is insoluble; readying the stage for an unprecedented period of transformation in dismantling the old colonial systems in Africa an Asia; and guiding scores of emerging nations through the transition to independence in the post-war era." However, Bunche is probably most noted for his involvement in mediating the Arab-Israeli conflict in the late 1940s. Initially serving as the assistant to the U. N. Special Committee on Palestine .inl947i Banche' traveled to the Middle East to assist Count Folke Bernadotte,. who .had. been appointed by the U.N., to mediate the conflict. Because of Be'rnadotte's tion in 1948, Bu.nche assumed the role as the U. N.'s chief mediator and sue. cessfully negotiated the signing of the 1949 Armistice Agreements: Bunehe was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, for his work in achieving the agreement. Continuing his work for the United Nations. Bunche mediated peace I Continued On NeXt Page I


Mixed-Use, Mixed Emotional The touted rebirth of Tampa's : Central Park Village is once again in the news. Called "Encore," as opposed to being named "Central Park Village Two," "Central Park Estates," or something like that, this once vibrant neigh borhood (or virulent eye-sore, "depending upon your socio political outlook), which for the past year has been looking like the surface of the Moon (Charlie Moon?), finally, perhaps, is about to be given the kiss of life. All it needs is a Prince Charming with $27 million! "TWENTY-SEVEN MIL LION DAHHHHLERS??" That's what I said. Well, I didn't say it. Tampa Housing CEO Jerome Ryans and company said it; so-to-speak, explaining Encore needs possibly $27 million to cover costs for "improvements to streets, sewer systems and other (so-called) infrastruc tures." "IF WE RE-BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME!" Nevertheless, the Housing Authority is excited. Like sugarplums dancing around in its head, it envisions an Encore redevelopment "that would boost Tampa's sagging economy by creating thousands of jobs, both shortterm construction jobs and hundreds of permanent positions." A look inside CEO Ryans' mind no .doubt would yield a scenario that would put Toe Garden of Eden to shame. Children scampering across rolling manicured lawns ... townhouses and apartment buildings rising to meet the Downtown Tampa sky-scrape ... restaurants bursting with the aroma of good. food-and hungry cl :ients ... no Scum-Bucket here I &ly the And then of course, there would be the world-class theme park .that-.ahaildpicked group of. community leaders labored to make real; only to be told, thanks to a court-ordered economic snafu, that it could not be completed because there was no money. "BUT NOW, THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT. After more than a year's wait for Central Park Village (I-'mean ENCORE) to spring back from the dead, how much different will things be? "We're not hopeful for an earmark," said THA genius Leroy Moore, in words that reminded me of an old Ink Spots song, "I don't want to set the world on Faaaahyerrr!" Said Mr. Moore, "We just want to document and illustrate that there are projects in our state and in our area specifically, that are ready to go." Meanwhile, Bill Nelson's office has gotten wind of the revived momentum. Kathy Castor's office has gotten wind of it, too. Neither repre sentative has made any spe cific statement as to what they intend to do. But perhaps, that, too, will come, in the end. All for the glory of the estimated $425 million, 28-acre Encore pro ject to be able to live, in these economically unstable times! And what does the Bank of America which once upon a time, was bankrolling the Encore project have to say about this new horizon? Well, the Bank did a study ... and paid. for it, too! An d that study told the Bank that at least 955 permanent jobs, which would be in addition to 4,103 construction jobs, would be created, due to Encore, if and when the pro ject began. And once again, Leroy Moore saves the day. Says Mr. Moore, "It gives us an Moore; "If we can get all the infrastructure built, that's o9:! us up, but get qs Jeronae. Ryans, gi\Pe Leroy Moore a raise! I like the way he talks! .. Black continued from pa e 4-A agreements in the Congo, Yemen, Kashmir and Cyprus. In 1968, Bunche became Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. Bunche's memory will live on because of a bust located in Bunche Hall at UCLA, a United States stamp issued in 1982, Ralph J. Bunche Library of the U. S. Department of State located in the Harry S. Truman Building, in Washington, D. C. Given the present-day of Palestine-Israel relations, we need a 21st -century Ralph J. Bunche. Let us pray for peace throughout the world. Harambee. ...... Our Work Has Just Begunl ,!') 1\) 0 Q C Obama, an ican American, as just been elected to the most powerful position in the United States. He is now the most powerful man in the free world, if not the entire world. This history making fact may have led many Black people to believe that as a race of people, we have finally gotten there. Dr. Martin -Luther King, Jr. said that we, as a people, will get there. Barack Obama repeated those exact words. We, as a race of people can get there. We, as a race of people might get there. The election of Obama to the presidency is living proof that we, as a people, can get there. But my people, let me rudely awaken you with the truthful declaration that we have not gotten there yet. In fact, our work to get there has really just started and will require us to work harder and longer than we ever have before. Unfortunately, many people regardless of their race, zens, and that we have a seat see the election of Barack at the. table where decisions Obama to the presidency as are being made that affect an indication that we have our lives. already gotten there and that We are happy and even everything in America is now elated that Barack Obama hooky-dory. Nothing could got elected President of the be further from the truth. United States But, I reiterate Obama is only the president that this does not mean that of t:he_ ppt the is well. second coming of Jesus I do believe that it is an Christ. indication that yes, we can There is still so much work improve o 'ur lot and make to be done. I believe that it is life better for our race, as safe to say that as long as we well as other races, if we get live, there will be racism and on the ball. segregation in the world. In addition to working hard But, we as a people, must and in unison, we must take work untiringly and with up residency in the watch much determination to minitower. The watch tower is a mize the effects of these two place where we can be vigi-hindrances to obtain lant and kept aware of what world peace and brotherly is going on in the United love. States and in our own neighWe need to move our poliborhoods. tics from the bar and into the Not only must we know legislative chambers and into what they are doing, we must the offices of our govern-know what they are talking mental people. We must and thinking about doing. demand that our voices be Roll up your sleeves brothers heard, that our rights be and sisters. It is time to go to equal and protected, that we work. The doors are now be treated as first class citicracked open. ., r 0 :a 6 )> en m z :::! z m r;tD c: r r m -f z "tt c: m r iii ::z: m c m < m :a -< -f Remember When A Little Meant A Lot? en c rowing up in the 1950s and 1960s, our demands were small. When -Christmas rolled around, we knew ahead of time what to expect. Single parents raising chil dren did the best they could, while others who could afford a little more, tried to share_ the wealth. Clirlstmas 'gifts 'W'e're 'slmi>te and practical then, because .technology'hadn't reached int'o Ut'e' ma'r)(et' tod'ay : When we were children, a little meant a lot. It didn't. matter what you didn't get, or even if you got nothing. In my neighborhood, we all shared what we had, and no one picked at any kid who either had nothing, or ha d something used. We understood what' Christmas was all about. Our parents made sure of that. They kept us grounded and made sure church was the place to be for the holidays Worshipping together as a family was the order of the Union # 5 skates because day, not unwrapping smpeone didn't have them. :J> Christmas gifts. It was important to us that i I can't remember any eve'ryone felt good on ., homes on my street with Christmas day. That's why we :a Christmas trees or lights didn't care if we had to share 0 adorning their homes. It jt.. what we had. It was just the wasn't the order of the day, -nMur: .1 thing to do. and we didn't care. Toda .. need to reel How did things get so bad? their cbildreu get a QJl;,whattlte}[JShQuW Smce when d1d we and sho.uldn 't get. for ; we :cQuld afford what-., 'ehrisfiiias. :.:r; _,.,.; : children desired? <.bhi)d.ren -today need to .;lJaifnderstand: how. some' ... J)arebts will do whatever'it _. -.. ,. ,., "J t k t ak th ... ... \. 'ld out of what they hav. e, ana a es o m e eu\;ul ren --... _.. ,. -h Ch not always,want more : appy on nstmas. But 1t must le in t be f appears those parents have_ \ h at 0 thapprectt a ved f tt h t 't t k t.. ,or w a ev.er ey ge an orgo en w a 1 oo o be ,-. make them ha It didn't. not of what PPY they d1dn t get : take much, because what yo:u. .. h got or didn't get wasn't been impctrtant.:.,. s The only thing that was been about .g1vmg. Lets important 9 n Christmas day to the old of was bei ng together.,as a fami-Ch.nstmas, and our ly and a community. we ho.w to celebra.te shared everything we had, Chnstmas With less and fremember riding some-and to be n'u;)i'e com-, C) one's bicycle because I didn't passionate toward those who m have one, or sharing .my get nothing.


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Local Young Man Creates Unique Car Detailing Service PATRICK DAVIS For more than a decade, Patrick Davis has worked hard to become a big name in the entertainment industry. He's worked as a writer, producer and artist over the years, and although he did enjoy some success, he grew tired of the ugly side of the industry and decided to look elsewhere for opportunities. Five years ago, Davis got an idea, stuck with it, and now he owns a unique automobile detailing service as well as a residential and commercial pressure washing business. "When I started, I joined with a pressure washing company, Real Pressure Washers, Incorporated, and that turned out to be a great partnership. I have a live commercial with Nissan/Altima on YouTube, and things are starting to happen for me." Davis's company is called Zanquizit Automotive Car And Truck Care, and what makes it unique is there's no water invoived in his car or truck detailing service. "If you want soap and water, we can do that, but I use the Magic Washing Wax that does a much better job." Through it all, Davis said he continues to write music, and still would like to see that become reality. "Music has always been my true p _assion, and I've started working with some local artists and I still spend a lot of time in the studio. "As far as my pressure washing business is con-l&ra:atar FriendshiP M.B. 1!1Hi11N'I 31251.111 Slrlet Ta.a n AI AooreclaUon Program flriiV ....... MDIIII Sunday December 14, 2008 3:30 P.M. Everyone Is Invited! Given By Old And New M Of Greater Friendship M.B. For More Information 813-325-8310 or 3 ... !. And BRO. EDWARD WRIGHT ,.. Groups Will Be : f!11t1 If No Limit, Min. Michael Green, T. J. Reed Singersf/1 -'T't'iiivelhl Stars, Everett C. Percy Youth Choir, Golden Harps Re-birth, Minister Ebou Howard. Sons Of Abraham And Family REV. NATHANIEL LOVE, Pastor cerned, we work on residences and have a lot of work in area subdivisions. We also wash churches, parking lots, hotels, and just about anything that needs to be cleaned." You can reach Davis or his partner, Bruce Boston, at (813) 270-4478, or (813) 373-0346. You can also visit their website, www .youtube.com/hushfilms. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel. com. MOUNT PLEASANT MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. Joe Hardie New Mt. Zion M. B. Church Lakeland, Florida December 14th Sunday 4 P. M. Rev. Herbert D. Mcfadden New Birth M.B. Church Tampa, Florida January 11, 2009 Sunday 3 P.M. Rev. Dr. C. T. Kirkland, Pastor 2002 N. Rome Avenue Tel: (813) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 Web Site: www.mtpleasantmbchurch.com :.Theme: "A Spirit Led Shepherd Giving Leadership to the Flock of God in Worship, Evangelism, Training and Disciplme. -Acts 20:28 25th Pastoral Anniversa Rev. Jimmy. L Downing New Jerusalem M. B. Church Lakeland, Florida January 18, 2009 Sunday 3 P. M. Chairperson: Sis. Tammie Gilbert General Chairperson: Deacon Author Tolbert Co-Chairperson: Bro. Charlie Toliver Sis. Barb11r11 Wimbley For lnfonnation, Contact Committee PR Chair: Debra Hepburn Taylor (813) 253-5714 Church Dedication Chairperson: Demar Neal "T'I JJ 0 0 m (') m :5: m m JJ ...... N N 0 0 CD "T'I r-0 2J en m z -1 z m t;" m c: r r-!!I z "0 c: m r-Cii ::z::: m c m < m -1 c: m CJ) g > z c "T'I :!:! c


CX) 0 o N N ,... a: w m :iE w 0 w c Funerals AIKENS --c a: LL MRS. CHRISTELLA DUPREE "CHRIS" r Homegoing services for Mrs. Christella DuPree "Chris" of 2917 Angela Court, who passed away Monday, December 8, 2008, will be held Saturday, December 13, 2008, at 11 a. m. at r Temple United Methodist burch, 3305 N 15th Street, Rev. Lydia Seymour, pastor, with Rev. Geraldine C Christopher, eulogist. Interment a: will be in Garden of Memories LL. Cemetery. C Christella was the.daughter of z the late, Lessie Roberson and -She was born on January t, ic:( 1951, and was the third of five C She graduated from rfi 1m""''""' Senior High School, ;:::) 0ft969. .,_ In June 1975, she was united in > Holy Matrimony to the late, a: Theodore Dupree and they W enjoyed 27 years together. She lived in Tampa all her life, you could not get her out of Tampa. C She surprised us and decided to visit Washington, Maryland and en New Jersey in 2006 and 2007. ::J Chris was a kind and loving 113 person and especially looked out ;:::, for the seniors. She made many D. friends and had many adopted z children (as she called them) j:: who all called her mother. She W a long time member of Tyer ..J e United Methodist ..J ILnurc'" where she sang in the r. Christella loved to sing ..J praise God. She was saved an early age. -Christella will be missed by all j:: her relatives and /riends and z leaves to mourn her passing: 4 w daughters, Tiffany Harris and en husband, Randy, Simone etC DuPree, Angela Chappell and usband, Benjamin, and i: Charlotte Davis; 10 grandchilq dren, Trimonte Rolle, LaRon .... Law, Fernando, Mario and LL ergeio Chappell, Brandi, Brandon and Randall Harris and Anthony and Kenneth DuPree; 2 sisters, Lessie Matthews and husband, James, Jessie Forde and husband, Philip; 2 brothers, James Roberson and Eddie Roberson; 2 devoted oo .u8ins, Ora Williams and Campbells godIH:!'\151111.'

Funerals MR. GAINES DANCIL,JR. Homegoing services for Mr. Gaines Daneil, Jr., who passed away in a local hospital on December 4, 2008, will be held Saturday, December 13,2008, at 11 a. m. at Heart Song Baptist Church, 4208 N. Florida Avenue, Rev. Jesse Washington, pastor, eulogist, with Rev. Fred Gilbert, officiating. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery on Monday, December 15, 2008, at ua.m. Mr. Dancil was born in Tampa, and is a product of the Hillsborough County Public School System. He served in the United States Army during World War II, and was honorablv discharged. He was employed at Cone Brothers Construction before retiring. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Gaines and Alice Bell Daneil; 3 brothers, 3 sisters, one stepdaughter and one stepson. Gaines leaves to cherish his memories: 2 sisters, Asa Vales (Joe) of Magnolia, NJ, and Aron Lolley (Raymond, Jr.) of Tampa; brother, Solomon Dancil (Patricia) of Portland, Maine; nieces, Denise Vales, Shela Vales, Lynda Vales-Grimes, Shclpa Denise, Julia Ann, Monica, Diane Hagg and Cecelia Arenas; nephews, Joe Vales, Jr., Montrey,.Jr., Jamey, Horace, Allen, Willie James and Norice Norman, Hipilito, Jr., George, Albert and Manuel Arenas; stepchildren, Carolyn Gilbert (Fore'st), Rev. Fred L. Gilbert (Vanessa), Floyd Rivers, Jr. (Barbara), Larry A. Rivers, Sr., Gwendolyn Rivers (Robert), Annie Thornton and Reginald Clemons; Dr. Anthony L. Ri.vers (Colleen), Demetrick R. Gilbert (Lakeycia), Engineman and Class Antwan Stewart, Larry Rivers, Jr., and Crystal Rivers; other special friends include, Betty Dixon, Loretta Brown, Lola Blanchett, Kenny Greenleaf, Bogie, Francis, Bridgett; and the second floor staff of the long-term Tampa Rehab; and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, 12, aoo8, at True Faith Inspirational Baptist Church, 2526 W. Sligh Ave. ; cr;eli'ii.d at Sliili' and Armenia), Rev. Dr. John L. Giles, pastor, frOm 6-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. The funeral cortege wlll form at4203 Rivmiew Avenue, Apt. 104. Jllds. 17', at 10:15 a. m. Arrangements entrusted to JACKSON FUNERAL HOME. MR. CALVIN JAMES WILSON, SR. (COWBOY) A homegoing celebration service' for Mr. Calvin James Wilson, Sr., a.k.a., Cowboy, of 1228 N. 13th Streel, who passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2008, will be held Saturday, December 13, 2008. at t p. m. at New Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3325 E. Emma Street, Rev. Madison Murray, pastor, and Pastor F. L. Wynn, Jr., officiating. The Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. was preceded in death by: his parents, Lawrence, Sr. and Blanche Wilson; 3 sisters, Dorothy Washington, Louviena Whalley and Sarah Cooper; 2 brothers. Lawrence Wilson, Jr. and Samuel Wilson. He was born in Hemmingway, South Carolina. He received his education in Williamsburg, South Carolina. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era from 1967-1976. He leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Gladys Wilson; 6 children. Calvin, Jr. and wife, Mi1am Denise and friend, Tony Buggs, Mark, Vanessa and husband, Pastor F. L. Wynn, Jr., Varonnica and husband, Anthony Bozeman, Monica and Francine.; 23 grandchildren, Kalvin, Brianna, Elizabeth, Malek, Daquan, Daniel, Alesiea, Sequoya, Jarvie, Larry, Henry, Bivinsky, Jeffrey, Jr., Jessica, Devon, Kenesha, Denequa, Kevin, Jr., Chantaria, Robert, Joshua, Shayla and Terrance; great grandchildren, India, MeKayla, Brice, Marquavius, Jeremiah, T'Datreion and Kevion; 3 sisters,_ Pearlie Mae Washington, Homestead, FL, Addlee Chambliss of Flors City, FL, and Margret Christian William and husband, Pastor Cleveland William of Adel, GA; brother, King Solomon Wilson of Homestead; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, who will forever love and never forget all the love.and cherished memories he brought to their hearts. We miss you Daddy. Public visitation will be Friday, Deccmber a,. 2oo8, at.Jackson Funer-_1 Home, 4605 N. 34th Street, from 5-8 p. m. The family will f.eceive friends from 6-8 p. m. The funeral cortege will form at t:i':t5 p. m. al' 1228 N. 13th A rrangements entrusted to FUNERAL HOME. Remember Your Loved Ones With A Memorial Of Distinction from NNtm S MONWAtNTc 2301 N. 401 h Street .. (813) 238-6531 annettesmonument@earthlink net Percy We ProvideA large Se/ectlon For Memorial Needs ... Bronze Plaques,. Headstones, Cornerstones, Si.gns & Lettering family Owned: Percy Collins, Annette Collins & M1chael Colleton we Service The Entire Area MORNING GLORY --MRS. ROBERTA BROOKS Funeral service for Mrs. Roberta Brooks will be held privately. Mrs. Brooks who passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008, was bom September 2, 1918. She was a native of Crawfordsville, Georgia, and had been a resident ofTampa since 1941. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Brooks, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory: two sons, Richard A. Brooks, Jr., and Franklin R. Brooks and wife, Beverly; three daughters, Irma M. Hudson, Barbara J. Brooks, Gloria A. Griffin and husband, Robert. She also leaves 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. A special thanks to Hospice, The Aging Service of Hillsborough County Utopia. Services entrusted to MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL. BROTHER OTIS JOHNSON Homegoing service for Brother Otis Johnson will be held at z p. m., Saturday, December 13, 2008, at Highland Avenue Church of Christ, a8oo Highland Avenue, Tampa, Brother Daryl Beasley, minister. Interment will follow at Mayberry Cemetery of Seffner. Brother Otis John'son was bom January to, 1922, in Seffner. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Luther and Annie C. Johnson; & 'daughter, Falntie L Johnson; and two sisters, Myrtle Lee Reed and Beatrice Tucker and her husband, Jimmy. He Ia survived by: a devoted wife, Mary Johnson; brother, Luther Johnaon; sister, Annie Johnson; two devoted stepdaughters, Bessie Williams and husband, Artis Katharyn Hubbard; three grandchildren, Kenneth Hankerson, Jr. and wife, Tammy, William Burney and Garry Johnson; a devoted brother-in-law, Willie Reed; six great grands; a host of devoted nephews and nieces; among whom arc Patty Alexander, Frank Everett, Ronald Everett and Oayton Everette. The remains will repose from 6-8 p. m. at NonDenominational Church, 3312 N. 22nd Street, Tampa. Services entrusted to MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL. TAFTS. RICHARDSON, JR. 'SHUG' Funeral service for Mr. Taft Richardson, Jr. will be held 2 p. m., Saturday, December 13, 2008, at Spring Hill M. B. Church, 8616 Martin Luther King Blvd .. Interment will follow at Orange Hill Cemetery. "A special one has gone from us. A voice we love so dear. A place is vacant in our hearts, which never can be filled." Minister Taft S. Richardson was born on September 2, 1943, in Lumberton, Florida, to the late Taft Richardson, Sr. and Mary Lee Turner Richardson. He :was baptized at an early age at Springhill Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev.J.S.Seantling. Minister Richardson is an outstanding folk artist who worked tirelessly with bones. He was a spiritual man who volunteered as a community teacher. He founded several organizations, All Doretha's Children Workshop, which is still active and a museum, Moses House. His website, www.folkvine.org, displays his artwork, interviews with him, as well as family members. Minister Richardson loved working with children of all ages and devoted his life to raising his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by: his companion and friend of fifty years, Mother Rosa Moultry; his father and mother, Taft Richardson, Sr. and Mary Lee Turner Richardson; and his eldest brother, Dea. Herman Lee Richardson. He leaves to cherish his memory: his estranged wife, Estella Richardson; sons, Anthony Richardson, Dexter Richardson, Taft S. Richardson, III, Herbert and Hubert Richardson; daughters, Sherron Moultry, Travis Richardson, Vickie Moultry, Cheryll Richardson, Sharlyne Moultry, Pam Richardson; grandchildren raised by him and Mother Rosa, Sharita (Tony), Ishmael, lyanna (Marvin), Cedrick, Otis (Laquita), Derrick (Lisa), Michael, Roderick (Michelle), Sherrika. (Jed), Jared, Ahmad, Jerrick, Trenise and Khiry; other grandchildren, Oumdice, Miosha, Stein (Meka), Brandon, Donovan, Meagan, Felicia, Shauntlet, Dexishya, lshiah, Khalid, Karim, Rashid, Khaedikha, Dijah' AddurRahman, (Big) Anthony, Elissha, Antwain, (Iii) Anthony, Damien, Quan, Lynn, Nyree; Everett, Yattim, Carlos, Brittany, Sam, Clinton, Von, Deshauna, K. .D., Coonie, Alliyah, Jambrhi, Joyce, MaKita and Kim ; twenty five great grandchildren; five Charles (Olsa) Richardson, Harold (Marsie) Richardson, Herbert Richardson, Clifford Richardson, Arnold Richardson; sister, Sheila (Eric) Nixon; sister-in-law, Carrie Richardson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other sorrowing relatives and' friends including, Mr. Lance Amey, Mr. Fred Johnson, Ms. Betty King, Professor Susie Greenbaum, Professor Antoinette Jackson, Myron Jackson, his agent, Jeanne Kronsnoble, a host of sorrowing artists who worked with him and enjoyed every moment they spent with him. Special thanks to Antonio Lovette for his support during illness. The remains will lay in repose from 4-7 p. m., friday, December 12, 2008, at Ccntc fm Manifestation, Tampa. Sc1-viccs entrusted to MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL. RICK LAMAR MING Funeral services for Rick Lamar Ming, who passed away on December 9, 2008, will be held at 11 a. m., Saturday, December 13, 2008, at NonDenominational Church, 3012 N. 22nd Street, Tampa. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. Rick L. Ming was born January t t 1965, in Tampa. _. Preceding Rick in were: his father, William H. Ming, Jr.; brother, Mike L. Mirig; and grandmother, Dossie Ma e Davis. Rick leaves to cherish his memories: son, John F. Filmore, Tampa; granddaughter, Mother Sarah Dawkins, Tampa; brother, Van Ming, Tampa; sisters, Felicia Acosta and husband, Danny, Chiffon Pratt and husband, Simon, Verna Benjamin and husband, Marvin, and Sandra Ming, all of Tampa; a host of nieces and nephews, Sherita Glanton and husband, David, Norfolk, Virginia, Ricardo Ming, Mario Ming, Sherell Ming, Tuwanna Ming, Kaytrina James, Treneshia Ming, Monique Benjamin, Marvin Benjamin, Jr., Cherlene Washington and Sonia Washington, all of Tampa;. and 30 great nieces and nephews; uncle and aunts, John Dawkins and wife, Lue, Evington Virginia, Floyd Dawson, Jr., Baltimore, Maryland, and Willie Lee Holman and wife, Barbara, Lakeland; cousin, Theresa Canter, Gregory Smith, Anthony Parker and wife, Oan, Jeffery Branton, Sharon Branton, Shavone Davis and husband, Carlton, and Ronnie Dawkins, all of Tampa, Tim Dawkins and wife, Dee of Sarasota, Felisa McNeil of St. Petersburg, Lelai Huston and husband, Gus of Eldersburg, Maryland, Wayne Dawkins, Sebastian Dawkins, John Dawkins, Jr., Ivan Dawkins arid Len'Dawkins, all of Evington, Virginia, and Arnita Dawkins of Riverdale, Georgia; the Corbett family of Wilson, North Carolina, the family, the Holman family of Lakeland, the Ming family of Marianna, and .the B .ranton,, Melton,. Black families, all ofTampa;'and special friends.' ,,. -_.._., The remains will lay :in repose from 6-8 p. m. on December;ti, aoo8;'af'NonDenominational -Services entnlstecl to MORNING GLORY FUNERAL c c m (') m ID m JJ ..... 1\) 1\) 0 0 (X) ., r 0 l:J (/) m z ::::! z m r;IJJ c: r r m ::::! z "tt c: IJJ r u; ::::t m c m < m :a. -< --4 c: m (/) c l> z c ., :a 6 C) m cp )It


g Funerals N N' ,... a: w m :s w () w c > (3 a: u.. Q a: u. Q z -c c en w :l ._ > a: w > w Q w :t: en :::J m :l a. z ...J ...J :l m ...J w z i= z w en C a: g u.. MRS. GRACIE LEE WASHINGTON Mrs. Gracie Lee Washington of Live Oak, Florida, was born on July 8, 1921, and passed away in the early morning on December 13, 2008. She was the third child of the late Mack and Eliza Gibbons. Mother Gracie, as she was affectionately called, attended the public schools of Suwannee County. She was converted as a Christian at early age and was a member of the Bethel Fire Baptize Holiness Church of God of the Americus, Tampa, where she remained a faithful member until her demise. Services and repast will be at Bethel' Fire Baptize Holiness Church of God of the Americus, 2902 N. Albany Avenue, West, Tampa, at u a. m., Saturday, December 13, 2008, Reverend LuDell Taylor, pastor. Serviees entrusted to MORNING GWRY --RAY WILLIAMS --MR. HARVEY 'YANCY' HANES, SR. Mr. Harvey "Yancy" Hanes, Sr. of 2217 E. 18th Avenue, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 13, 2008, at 1 p m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Reverend Mary Dilworth, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mr. Hanes was a native of Clayton, Alabama, and a resident of Tampa for 58 years. He was employed as a Laborer for Local Labor Union # 517. He was preceded in death by his son, Harvey Haynes, Jr. He leaves to cherish his memory: son, Willie James Hanes (Marilyn) of Auburn, NY; four grandchildren, Harvey Haynes, III, and Annette Haynes, both of Tampa, and Crystal Baker (Joeroy) and Willie James Hanes, II, both of Auburn, NY; two great granddaughters, Janiyah and Kayannah, both of Auburn, NY; brother, Charles Parker (Lillie) of Auburndale, FL; sister, Betty Sue Larry (William) of Tampa; daughterin-law, Mercedes "Rose" Haynes of Tampa; three sisters-in-law, Marie Williams of Tampa, Lou_ise White (George) and Georgia DeLoach (Obie), both of Alabama; 2 brothers-in-law, Jimmie Lee Hill of Ohio, and Johnnie B. Hill of Alabama; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. today, December 12, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to Tlie S-ttif{ '!f WilSon Funera{ Ho1ne RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northeni, Owners. MRS. CLORA M. .HOMEYWELL Mrs. Clora M. Honeywell, 68, of Thonotosassa, passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2008. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 13, 2008, at 1 p. m. at Mount Zion A. M. E. Church, Cherry Lake, Florida, with Reverend Eastin Berkley, presiding. The interment will follow in High Antioch Cemetery in Madison, Florida. Mrs. Honeywell was a native of Madison, and a resident of Tampa for 43 years. She attended Florida A&M University and graduated from the University of South Florida. She was an elementary school teacher for the Hillsborough County Public Schools for 35 years, before retiring in June 2001. She leaves to cherish her memory: a dedicated husband of 42 years, Arnett; brother, Carlos McFarland (Hattie); brother-inlaw, Napoleon Honeywell (Katherine); sisters-In-law, Gladys Honeywell, Marie Cason and Dessie Honeywell; stepson Herbert Honeywell (Clarice); special nieces and nephews, Laureen Mobley, Karen-Vanessa Brown, Morris Mobley (Rochelle), and Gerald Honeywell (Charlene); and a host of other relatives and devoted friends. The family received friends at a wake service held on Thursday, December 11, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners, Tampa, FL and GANZV FUNERAL HOME, Madison, FL (850) 973-3267. cordJa{fy invites you -to its Annua{ Service i ..... I ; SatUrday. December 13, 2008 6 o c(ocfC in tlie evening ar WilSon Funera{ Ho1ne 3000 Nort'fr -TaPP!P

Funerals MR. MONROE MARSHALL, III Mr. Monroe Marshall, III of 111 S. Newport Avenue, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted. Saturday, December 13, 2008, at 11 a. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Pastor Antonio R. Hawkins, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mr. Marshall was a lifelong resident of Tampa, and was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving mother, Eva Baxter; father, Monroe Marshall, Jr.; daughter, Latisha Albury; sisters, Vandolyn Kenon and Lakcsha Baxter; brothers, Lashantate Marshall and Damien Marshall; aunts, Alice Williams and Minnie Monroe uncles, Arthur Brown, Willie Marshall and Jimmie Lee Marshall; nieces, Quinshetta, Mary, Keyette, Vonderricka, Jamesha, Tyniha and Zimaya special John; nephews: James, Dcvontae and Dcmontae cousins, Del ron, Edric Sr., Alyce' Markeis, Harriett, Arteiss: Ronesha, Angela (Alex), Lisa, Loretta, Jimmy Jr., Shahecd and Lynndurnctte; special friends, Rhonda, the Dock, Albury, and Duhart families, and Israel and Rorie; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends too numerous to mention. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. today, December 12 2008 at Ray Williams Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME Rhodes & Northern Owners. .. ;I tiaeffiJ STONE MS. LOVEVIONA MOORE The funeral for Ms. Loveviona Moore will be held Saturday, Det.-ember 13, 2008, at 3 p. m. at Zion Church of Holiness, 1475 Tampa Park Plaza, Tampa, 33602, with Apostle Cynthia Forde, officiating. She was preceded in death by: her father Robert Moore, Sr.; 2 sisters, Verdell Ledesma and Melinda Moore; and a brother Eric Moore. She leaves to mourn: her companion, Foy Jackson; 3 daughters, Johneasha Jackson, Tekela Bailey and Arkisha J 'ohnson son, Vincent Moore; 7 grandchil: dren, Trayvon Jackson, Julissa Jackson, D'angela Howard Ja'leah Hunter, Johnson, Alexis Dash and Yvette Joseph; her mother, Elease Moore: brother, Robert Moore Jr. (Ella Faye); 6 sisters, Moore (Rick), Jeanette Moore Jessie Moore (Adolphus): Seretha Moore, Telisa Moore and Shannon Moore; 10 aunts, Lena Regis (Carl), Sally Lecount (Clute), Mabel Ball, Brenda Donald (Horace), Mary Moore Callie West, Annie Lee Cole' Mary Alice Cole, Lela Dale Cole: Earlene Moore; 10 uncles, L. C. Cole of Chicago, IL, Levy Cole of Chicago, IL; Mack Cole (Minnie) of Chicago, IL, Aaron Cole of Chicago, IL, June Moore (Chris), Bobby Moore, Willie Moore (Mary) of Los Angeles, CA, Jackie Moore, Daniel Moore of Chicago, IL, and Albert Moore (Vicki) of Los Angeles CA nieces and nephews, Nosa,' Kela: Shearvaris, Daniesha Sybil Bianca, Rachel, Rayquan, Sammie, Jr., Terrence Rick, Jr., Ricardo, Ronnie' Rickita, Latoya, Alexus: Veronica, Keith; Lakeisha Assyria, Daniel, Traevon: Adolphus, IV, Tyquan, Antranae, Mayonna, Mariah, Terria Patrick, Jr., Kamilah TiJ'ae' An?'1a, Deonte, Lateria, Erica, Er1c, Jr. Kedric, DeEric, Erinique, Waitinesha, Wa1tus, Jr., Raymyren, Aaron, Lee Frank, Breanna, Charlie and Ramayran; a host of cousins and other relatives: 1 The family wlll receive visitors in the chapel on Friday, December 12, aoo8, from 5-7 p. m. Friends are asked to meet at the church on at 2:45 p.m. A FANNIE B. STONE TRADITIONAL SERVICE (j Punera C !l'e Servmg Tampa, St. Petersburg And Surrounding Areas WE CARE PLAN $1,999 Price Includes: CREMATION WITH SERVICE $1,075 20-Gauge Steel Casket (7 Colors io Choose From) 1 Family Car Hearse I Lead Car Cemetery Not/ncludod ";1 Signature Of rriue Service" ----WILSON --MRS. BETTYE E. DIXON-MACK. Homegoing celebration for Mrs. Bettye E. Dixon-Mack of 13132 N. 19-th Street, who passed away Monday, December 1, 2008, at Melech Hospice House, Temple Terrace, will be held Saturday, December 13, 2008, at 12 noon at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street with Apostle Cynthia Forde' officiating. Interment will low in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Dixon-Mack's father, Mr. Bennie Thornton, preceded her in death. She is survived by: two sons Robert L. Dixon, Jr. and wife' Antoinette Devard-Dixon and Leon E. Dixon, Sr.; godson Lindsey L-amar; 7 dren, Lazerra Dixon-Taylor and husband, Anthony Taylor Leon E. Dixon, Jr., Harris, Valencia Dixon Antania Dixon, Javen and Javon Dixon; mother, Evelyn Mann; brother, Charles Thornton and friend, Doris Thomas, all of Tampa; two aunts, Lillian Brown of Springfield, MA, and Alberta Washingt z c ""' ::u c


co 0 0 C\1 C'i a: w m :E w () w c c a: LL c a: LL c z < c (/) w ::J 1-> a: w > w c w :t: ..J m ;:::) a.. z tu ..J ..J ;:::) m I ..J w z i=. z w (/) a: 0 ..J LL < I C\1 ,.... w Funerals/Memoriams WILSON --MRS. ANNIE MAE LANE CONTINUED Mr. Steven Lane, Mr. Ri vers W arren, III Mr. Robert Lewi s Jr., Mr. Marco Gandy, Mr. Jaso Lane, Mr. Eric Gandy and Mr. Willie Fennell, Jr., all of Tampa; and other relatives and friends. Mrs.-Lane was born in Albany, Georgia, on January 6, 1932. She relocated from Albany, Georgia to Tampa in 1956. The remains will repose from 5-9 p in., Friday, December 12, 2008, at Wilson Funeral Home. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the chapel at approximately 9:30 a. m, Saturday. "A WilSON SERVICE" www. wilson-funeralhome.com MRS. BIRDIE M. NElSON Homegoing celebration for Mrs. Birdie M. Nelson of 10217 N. Lola Street, who passed away Sunday, November 30, 2008, in Newport News, VA, will be held Saturday, December 13, 2oo8, at 2 p. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with the Reverend Terry Vest, officiating. Intennent will follow in Rest Haven Meri:l .orial Park Cemetery. She was preceded in death by: her father, David Hampton; mother, Josephine Sampson; and brother,,Rufus Hampton. She leaves to mourn her demise : fanner husband, James Nelson; sons, Reginald Nelson and fa.mily, Larry Nelson and family; Raymond Nelson aJ:td family,' Eric Nelson and family, James'Nelson, Jr. and family, and David Nelson and family; daughfers, Shirley. WiiJiams and family, Diane Nelson and family and LuelJa Nelson and family; brother, Donnie Hampton; sisters, Jos-ephine Townsend and Corine Booz; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and .friends. A natiV't! o f Ocala, Mrs. Nelson had resided in Tampa for over 50 years She was a member of Christ Gospel Church of Orlando. Mrs." N"elson was a Prayer Warrior and Poet. remains w,ill repose from 5-9 p. m. and the fa.mily will receive friends from 6-7 p. m., Friday,_ pecember 12, 2008, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends arc asked to assemble at the funeral home at approximately' 1:45 p. m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www .wilson-funeralhome.com FAMILY MRS. BARBARA SMITH-WATSON Homegoing services for Mrs. -Barbara Jean Smith-Watson, who passed away November 30, 2008, at University Community Hospital, were held December 8, 2008 at Coney's Funeral Home, Lakell:md. Mrs. Watson was ill for a short time, but appeared to be doing well. Mrs. Watson was from Ocilla, GA, but lived and worked in Tampa for many years. She was a member of St. John Progressive M B. Church, Tampa. Mrs. Watson leaves to cherish her memories: 3 sons, Roger Watson (Hope), Patrick Watson and Tyrone Watson of Lakeland; 2 sisters, Cecelia Barnes (Nathaniel) of Ocilla, GA, and Mary Pringle of Savannah, GA; brother, Billy Smith of Ocilla, GA; and family members in Tampa, Lewis Watson (Mildred), and the Watson, Judge, Wynn and Glymph families. ANTONIO MIDDLETON TONY, a.k.a., TURK Birthday 12-3-1980 We want to wish our #t King a happy belated birthday. It has been a year since you went back home. We miss you with all.our hearts. We love you Daddy. Zerquisha, Lil Tm1y, baby moma, Meka, and family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM LIONEL H. OUITEN December 13, 1954 -February 25, 2001 Happy birthday, Lionel! Because you were taken away so quickly, I am ever so thankful to have all of our happy memories together to hold on to. All of those great times helps get me through the extremely difficult and lonely times without you. I really miss you! Christine. IN LOVING MEMORY OF VERA M. HICKS March 16, 1943-December 10, 2007 The Lord called you home so you would not shed another tear. It's hard to believe it's already been a year. So much joy you've brought into our lives, giving us faith and keeping us wise. We seal this poem with a silent kiss, to let you know you are truly missed. Love, your daughters and grandchildren. IN MEMORY OF EVERETT ANDREWS Merry Christmas Dad even though you are not here you are in our heart and souls. Love, your wife, kids and grandkids. -THIS IS FOR MYHOMIE BRIAN 'KILLA B' ADAMS Wow, December 8 makes 2 years you've been gone. It seems like yesterday that we were hanging around the hood. But I'll always keep your memory alive like a homie should. We love and miss you, Brian: Big Joe, Ms. Blaque, Tampa's M.V.P. and family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MRS. CHERYL DAVIS FERRELL Sunrise: December 11, 1957 Sunset: July 30, 2008 Cheryl's journey has just begun. "We don't think of Cheryl as gone away but that Cheryl's jourriey has just begun. We think of Cheryl as' just resting in the arms of Jesus. Think of Cheryl as living in the hearts of those she Life holds so many facets and this earth is only one. For nothing loved is ever lost and Cheryl was loved so much With love always, the family. no sorrow that H e allen cannot heal BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM SHARON SIAYMON DIGGS Sunset 6 Years Ago Dec. 11, 2002 Our hearts hold a hurricane of grief. God holds within his mighty hand a new and brighter day. Miss and love you. Mother, Geneva and entire-family and friends. EDDIE THOMPSON, JR; December 10, 1993 "A special person remembered and a beautiful life honored. We love and miss you very much Love always, mother, Martha Thompson and family. STILL MISSING YOU Happy birthday Brus. I miss you so much. Love, your sis, Miss 3Pcs.


MemoriamsjCards Of Thanks jiN MEMORIAM I BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM CARD OF THANKS SHARON TOLLIVER RAIFORD 9/6/58-12/14/2oo5 It's been 3 years since you've been gone. You have gone .to be with the Lord at a young age. You will always remain in our hearts. We miss you dearly and we love you forever. The Tolliver family. ALICE L. GRIER It's been 18 years since the Lord called you home. That day was December 12, 1990. We miss'you and always will. We love you but God loved you the best. Sadly missed by family, friends, and husband, Benjan:rln Qrier. FAYEANNER MITCHELL 1950-2007 It's been a year since God called one of His angels home. Gone but not forgotten. We will all miss your beautiful smile and encouragement. You were the best mother and grandmother. Thanks to Morning Glory and family and friend. Love, the Austin family. YOIANDAY. MORROW December 12, 1964 Love, your children, grandson, mother, sisters. brothers, and the Meteye and Morrow families. CARD OF THANKS MRS. EVAJ. COOKIE RHYMES ANDERSON Farewell 'Cookie' The family of the late Mrs. Eva F. "Cookie" Rhymes Anderson would like to DOROTHY B. COOLIDGE The Coolidge family would like to thank everyone for their prayers during our time of grief. CARD OF THANKS MRS. FRANCES A. BAKER God needed an angel in heaven so He called our dear Mother above. But she's only as far away as our heart and she lives as before in our love. The Baker family would like express our heartfelt grati-tude and acknowledge those to thank everyone for all their who offered their love and acts.ofkindness. sympathy during the loss of Special thanks to: Pastor our loved one. Willie J. Cook and Allen A very special thank you to Temple A.M.E. Church family, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Abella's Restaurant, Alpha (Cassandra) Tucker. Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Also, thank you to New Hillsborough County NAACP, Salem Missionary Baptist North Tampa Alternative Church, Elder Benjamin School family, Phi Delta Adams, II, Ms. Janice Sturks, Kappa National Sorority, Inc., Mrs. Betty Denson, Ms. Joyce Anderson, Deacon Albert Wilson, New Salem Primitive Baptist Church and family, Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Betty) White, and Mrs. Yolanda Best and family. We cannot thank you enough for all that you did. Please keep us lifted daily as we continue to be submissive to God and give Him praise for the beautiful life we shared with Mrs. Eva J. "Cookie" Rhymes Anderson. Thank you for being a part of celebrating a life that meant more than words could ever say. Mr. Clayton Anderson, Jr. and the entire Anderson family. Sol Davis Printing, Wilson Funeral Home, Apostle J. L. Cash and Praise, Alberta Jackson and family, _Major Flossie Lomax and family, Rev. and Mrs. Jacob (Edna) Jordan and Gloria Pittman and family, Essie Roberson and family, FAMU Pharmacy Alumni family, Walking By Faith Usher Board of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church and Usher Board #2, Janice Lewis and family, Emma Rockwell and family, Ms. Crystal Walker, Beverly Scott and family, Rev. Frank Williams and family, Rev. Stanford Shaw and fumily, and Entzminger Flower Shop, Henry Standberry. FROM THE FAMILY OF MS. VALARIE GAIL JOHNSON The family is extremely grateful to everyone for your prayers, visits, calls and other sympathetic gestures of love shown with the demise of our mother and loved one. Your acts of kindness have been so comforting and have given us strength. May God abundantly bless you. Special thanks to: our family and friends, Life In Christ Church family, Pastor, Arthur Randall, Rev. T. D. Leonard and the Ray Williams Funeral Home staff. We thank you. From, Virgil, Janice, Olivia, LaShawna, Lil Virgil and Victoria. Death Still Unsolved Alllng Mother Wants Closure In Son's Murder BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer lt's be e n nine years since the murder of Leroy "Whoppo" Chestnut. The young man was found murder in a burning car after he left the Manilla Lounge. Since then, Chestnut's case has wound up among the other unsolved murders in the area, and although detectives have gotten leads in the case, no arrests have been made. Chestnut's mother, Annie Etti, has been quiet since her son's murder, although she has maintained contact with homicide detec tives over the years. However, over the past two yeas, Ms. Etti's health has declined and she's now on dialysis. ''I'd like to see my son's killer in jail before I leave this world. I get so depressed sometimes and feel there's nothing here for me. I think about my son all the tir:ne, and the pain just won't go away. The only thing that's kept me going is prayer and my faith in God." Ms. Etti said someone out there with a conscious knows who killed her son imd it's not too late for them to come forward for 'her sake and for Christ's sake. Ms. Etti said even more LEROY "WHHPPO" CHESTNUT painful are the stories circulat ing about what happened, but the people telling the stories won't talk to police. "Just from what I've heard, I know someone out there knows something. They can protect their identity, but they need to speak up. No one should have to suffer the pain this family has suffered the past nine years." Ms. Etti said because of her health, she hasn't been as active as before and hasn't been able to get out and attend a lot of the for other unsolved murders. "I will get my children involved JVith those groups, and whatever it takes, I want to keep Whoppo's face out there. I want whoever did this to know we haven't forgotten, and neither have the police." ""H-u ; ...... .. .... 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Teens Shoot Puppy And Laugh About It Tampa Police are asking In tears, Ms. York told for help in locating suspects the officer the puppy hadn' t responsible for shooting a been treated and was-still dog suffering. She said the vet-On Tuesday night, Mrs. clinic told her the treatment Debra Scott let her 9-would cost $800 and they month-old pit bull puppy, wanted half the money up "Lady," out into her yard to front. use the restroom. Ms. Scott said her Ms. Scott told police she had recently passed, and heard a shot and the puppy she had to pay for the entire screaming in pain. She ran service. She did not have outside and saw three Black $400 right away. males running away. She The officer did everything also reported seeing blood he could to save the puppy. coming from'the puppy's He contacted Animal chest. 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When police arrived, they were told that a Black male had entered the store, approached the Customer Service Desk, and displayed a handgun demanding money The suspect was seen leav ing the area in a grey Isuzu Rodeo. No one was hurt and police said they are following up leads in the incident. Duo Charged With Cultivating MariJuana GARRET HARRISON PINELLAS COUNTY On Tuesday afternoon, Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies report that a witness saw two people acting suspiciously around a residence on Valencia Road in s eminole aild 'nbtitre d de'piities. When deputies arrived, they found about fOO marij\.!.apa seedlings smalJ pots in. a -paten in backyard. 'The duo were arrested at a nearby convenienc-e store as it was later determined both lived at that address. Garret Harrison, 18, was charged with 'manufacture/cultivation of marijuana and possessi g n o( marijuana. Latiff J{han, 44, was charged with manufacture/cultivation of marijuana. 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BOTNER Said property being irr the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the Highest bidder at the Jury AudHorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10 :00 A.M. (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verily sale location ) Dated this 1st day of December 2008 PAT FRANK Clark of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRITT Deputy Clark If you ana a penson with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you ana entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain aulstence. Please contact the Clark'a ADA Coordinator, 101 E Kannady Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-1100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V UC 12211 the holder of the following certlficat,. has flied aald certificate for a tax deed to be lnued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, and the names In which It was IIIMIMd .... follows: Folio No. OS7413.0000 File No. 2001-61HX Certlllcale No. 117312-CII y .. ct Issuance 2001 Description of Pnlpet1y: FAIRMONT PARK LOT 5 TO 7 INCL & W% OF ST ABUTTING LOTS 1 TO 7 LOTS II AND 9 AND N 13 FT OF LOT 10 AND N 33 FT OF 17 AND LOTS 18 TO 22 INCL BLK 1 PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 21/40 SEC -T"M'-RGE 17-32-19 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: BART IIILLIAPS f 'i:' It.-. .. Said property baing In the County of Hlllborough, State ct Florida. Unless such certificate shall be radHmad according to iaw," the property desa1bad In such certllicate shall be sold to hlghnt bidder at the. Jury AudMortum, 2nd Floor, Gaorge E. Edgecomb Courthouse 1100 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33802 on tha 22nd day of January, 2001, at 10:00 A .ll. (NOTICE : Plaaae call (813) 278-11100 ext 41109 to -"Y aalelocetlon.) Dated this 1st day of Dectmber 2001 PAT FRANK Clark of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRITT Deputy Clark If you ana a penson with a dlaablllty who needs any !ICCommodaUon In order to participate In thla proceeding, you ana entitled, at no coat t(),you, to the provision of certain aaahounce. Plaua contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 101 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the data the service Ia naedad1 If you are hearing or voice Impaired, cal711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC #2289 the holder of the following certificate has flied said certificate lor a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which It was assessed are as follows : Folio No. 0711174.0000 File No. 2009-53 Certlftcate No. 111133-ot Y .. of Issuance 2001 Description of Property: RIVERVIEW HEIGHTS W 10FT OF LOT 24, LOTS 25 AND 26 AND E 13% FT OF LOT 27 AND CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING THEREON BLOCK V PLAT 9137 SEC T"M'-RGE 17-3G-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed : ROBERT M GOLDEN Said property being In the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall. be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certifiCate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10:00 A M (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verily sale location.) Dated this 1st day of December 2008, PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida S'lgnatuns by: LAUREN D MERRITT Deputy Clark If you are a penson with a disability who needs any accommodaUon In order to participate In thla proceeding, you ana entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain aaalatance Plaua contact the Clark's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call711 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC 12281 the holder of the following certificate haa filed said certificate for a tax deed to be lnued thereon. The certificate number and yaar of !nuance, the description of the property, and the namea In which It wu -Sled .... followa: Folio No. on482.3011 File No. 2001-51HX Certlllcata No. 111110-ot Y .. ct Issuance 2001 Dncrtptlon of Property: ESTATES DEL SOL UNIT 1 LOT48LOCK3 PLAT 48148 SEC T"M'-RGE os-31-20 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed : SOTERO MAYA ROSA IMELDA MAYA .. Said property baing In tha,.County C/1 ,;,: Hlllborough, State of Florida Unlan such certificate shall be raclnmed according to law, the property desa1bad In such cer1IICiita lhal be lOIII 10 the hlghaat blddar at the Jury AudMortum, 2nd Floor, Georga E Edgacomb ., Courthouae 1100 East Twiggs Straat, Tampa, FL 33802 on tha 22nd day of January, 2001, at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE : f>leaaa call (1113) 278-11100 ext 4801 to -"Y aalelocatlon ) Dated thll 1st day of Dectmbtr 2001 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hllleborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRITT Deputy Clerk If you are a penson with a disability who needs any accommodaUon In order to participate In thla proceeding, you are entitled, at no coat to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Plea .. contact the Clark's ADA Coordinator, 801 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extanaloni4205, two working days prior to th'e date the service Ia needed; If you ana hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. TAX DEED NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC #2289 the holder of the following certificate has flied said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, and the names In which It was assessed are as follows : Folio No. 0104411.0000 File No. 2001-55 CertJficate No. 11nii4-CHI Y .. of Issuance 2001 Description of Property: TRACT BEG 262 FT N OF SE COR OF S %OF SE %OF NE l4 OF SW l4 AND RUN N TO NECOR W160FT S TO PTW OF POB AND E 160FT TO BEG SEC -T"M'-RGE 1G-28-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which asseaHcl : TRAVIS PEARSON, TAMMY RICE, EUGENE PEARSON, CHARLES PEARSON, MICHAEL PEARSON SR. Said property being' I n the County of Hillsborouih, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described In such certifiCSie shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury AudHorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10 : 00 A.M. (NOTICE : Plepse call (813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verily sale location.) Dated this 1st day of December 2008 PAT FRANK Clark of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRITT Deputy Clerk If you ana a panson with a disability who naeda any accommodation In order to participate In thla proceeding, you ana entitled, at no coat to you, to the provision of certain a .. latenca. Please contact the Clark's ADA Coordinator, 801 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the data the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired call711 NOTICE OF APPUCA TION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC 12281 the holdar of the following certificate haa flied aald certificate for a tax deed to be lnued thereon. Tha certificate numbar and year of laau ance, the deacrtption of the property, and the namea In which It waa IIIMIMd .... followa : Folio No. 010341.1075 File No. 2001ot1 Certlllcale No. 117711-ot y .. ct Issuance 2001 DncrlptJon of Property: S339FTOFW 144 FTOF E 510 FT OF SW l4 OF SW l4 LESS R1W LESS S 170FT OF W 120FT OF E 504 FT OF SW l4 OF SW l4 SEC T"M'-RGE 0&-28-20 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(a) In which assessed: WEUS FARGO BK NA Said property baing In the County of Hlllborough, Stata ct Florida. Unlan such certificate shall be radHmed according to law, the property dasc:rlbad In such certlllcale lhal be lOIII to the hlghaat bidder at the Jury Audlortum, Floor, Gaorga E Edgecomb Courthouse 1100 Eaet. Twigg Street, Tampa, FL 33802 on tha 22nd day of Janury, 20ot, at 10:00 A.ll. (NOTICE : Plaaaa call (1113) 278-11100 ext 4IIIHI to -"Y .... location.) Dated this 111 day of Dlctmblr 2001 PAT !'RANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, l'lorlda Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRm Deputy Clerll If you ana a panson with a dlaablllty who needs any acc:ommodaUon In order to part1clp1te In thla prOceeding, you ana entitled, at no coat to you, to the provision of certain aaalatanca Pleaae contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 801 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extanalon 4205, two working days prior to the data the service Is If you ana hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC #2289 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate lor a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year old ssuance, the description of the property and the names In which it was assessed are as follows: \ Folio'No 0111117.4134 File No. 2001-51 Certllic:ate No. YearPr Issuance 2001 of Property: SUNJ:lANCE UNIT 4 LOT 8 BLOOKE5 PLAT; 45182 SEC 33-32-11 SUB;JECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(sJ In which aaselled: ESDA lftC \ property be i ng In the County of State of Florida -such certificate shall be redeemad according to law, the property In such certifiCSie shall be sold to the high;est bidder at the Jury AudHorium 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courth.use 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa; : FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10:00 A M (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verily sale loCation ) Dated this 1st day of oecember 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRm Deputy Clerk If you are a penson with a disability who needs any 1ccommodaUon In order to participate In thla proceeding, you ana entitled, at no coat to you, to the provision of certain anlatenca. Please contact the Clark's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the date the service Is nHdad; If you ana h,.rlng or voice Impaired, call711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V UC 12281 the holder of the following certificate has flied said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the deacrtption of the property, and the names In which It was IIIMIMd .... followa: Folio No. 074131.1000 File No. 2001ot2 Certllk:ate No. 111300-ot v .. ct,_ 2001 Daacrtptlon of Property: LOT BEG 609 38 FT S OF NW COR OF NE l4 OF NE l4 OF NE l4 S 280FT E 138 75 FT N 280 FT W 138.75 FT TO POB SEC -T"M'-RGE Q9.3G-20 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name( I) In which -lied: EST 01' ROSE L. WOOl)$_ Said property baing In 'Ilia County or Hllilbonlugh, Stata of Florida. Unlaaa auch certificate shall ba radH!Md according to law, the property In such C8ltlllcal!l allal be aolilto the hlghast bidder at the' Jury Auclllorlum. 2nd FlOor, George E. Edgecomlll 800 Eaat Twiggs Street, 33802 on the 22nd day o 2001, at 10:00 A.ll. (NOTICE: Pluae call (1113) 278-11100 ext 411011 to -"Y ealitlocetlon ) o.tad this 1at day pf Dectmbtr 2QQI. PAT FRANK Clerll of Circuit Court of HlllallorouQh County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRm Deputy Clartl If you ana a penson with a disability who neede any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you ana entitled, at no coat to you, to the provision of certain aaalatanca. Plaaaa contact the Clark's ADA Coordinator, 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 axtanalon 4205, two working day a prior to the data the service Ia nHdad; If you are hearing or voice lmpalrad, call 711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC #2289 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, and the names In which It was assessed are as follows : Folio No. 051378.1001 File No 2001-57 Certificate No 117104-01 Y .. of Issuance 2001 DncrlpUon of Property: DUKES NATURES ACRES PLATTED SUBDIVISION LOT 3 PLAT 82i39 SEC -T"M'-RGE 14-27-20 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which aaMssed: ANTHONY FRED GALLO LORRAINE D. GAUO Said property being In the County of Hillsborough ; State of -Unless such certificate. shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Audiiorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10:00 A M (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276 -8100 ext 4809 to verily sale location ) Dated this 1st day of p.Cemblr 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D MERRm Deputy Clark If you ana a panson with a disability who needs 1ny accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you ana entitled, at no cost to you, to the provlalon of certain .. alstence. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tam paL Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4ot05, two working days prior to the date the aervlce Is needed! If you ana hearing or voice Impaired, ca I 711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION 1 FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC #2289 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was IISI8IIed are as follows : Folio No. 0111112.0000 File No 2001-413 Certificate No. 117414-08 Y .. oflssuance 2001 Description of Property: FROM NW COR OF NE l4 RUN N 511 DEG 54 MIN51.5 SECE720.111 FT S 31 DEG 05 IIIN 08.5 SEC E 1m.11 FT TO SELY RIW DOWNING DR THN S 511 DEG W 335 FT FOR POB THEN RUN S 511 DEG 54 MIN 51.5SECW150FTS31 DEG05MIN 08.5 SEC E341.7FTTOCURVETO LEFT SELY ALONG CURVE 168.211 FT AND N 31 DEG 05 MIN 08.5 SEC W418. 119FTTOBEG SEC -'T\'IP-RGE 38-32-10 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name( a) In which llll88lad: JOSE A. CARMONA Said property baing In the County of Stata of F1arida. Unleas such certificate ahall be rednmacl according to law, the property dasc:rlbad ln IUCII C8ltlllcal!l allal be lOIII to the highast bldclar at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb CourthouH 1100 Eaat Twtgg1 Street, Tampa, FL 33802 on the 22nd day of January, 2001, at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE : Ptaaae call (1113) 278-11100 axt 4808 to -"Y .... locetlon.) Dated tllla .. -qf Dectmbtr Z!!QI. PAT !'RANK Claltl of ctrcun Court of County,l'lorlda Slgnatura by: LAUREN D. MERRm Deputy Clerll If you are a par1011 with a dl;lablllty who naacla any accommodation In order to participate In thla .,._cling, you are entitled, at no coat to you, to the provlaton of certain aaalatanca. Plaaaa contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extenalon 4205, two working days prior to the date tha service Ia needad; If you are hearing or voice lmpalrad, call 711.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC 12289 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to b11 issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance the descr iption of the property, and the names In wh i ch aslelled are as follows : Folio No 015221 0000 File No 2001-64 Certlllcate No. 11827t-OI Ye.: of Issuance 2001 Description of Property: E 100FT OF W 125FT OF THAT PART OF NE Y. OF NE Y. N OF STATE RD 17LES S N 200FT SEC -TWP-RGE 06 29-20 SUBJECT TO All OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) in which assessed : JERRY l. MIGUEL PATRICIA l. MIGUEL Said property being In the County of Hillsborougl) State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the p r operty described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury AudHorium 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse BOO East Twiggs S treet, Tampa, Fl 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009 at 10 : 00 A M (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276 B100 ext 4B09 to verify sale location ) Dated this 1st dav of Pts;omber 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by : 'LAUREN D MERRITT DepUty Clerk If you are a person wtth a dlublllty who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa Florida, (113) 271-1100 extension 4205, two working days; prior to the date tho service Is needed; If you are hearing or voi ce Impaired, call711. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC 12219 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be iuued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance the descri ption of the property and the names In which H was assessed are as follows : Folio No. 080075.0002 File No. 2001-109 CertifiCate No 1204Q1.41 Ye. of Issuance 2001 Description of Property: W Y. OF SE Y. OF SE Y..U:SS N 35FT FOR EASEMENTS SEC -TWP-RGE 23-27 -21 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES NM!e(s) In which -..eel: WILFREDO CARDENAS Said property being In the County of Hilllborough, Stale of Florida b-. auch C8rii11C 8 i 8 ahll be redeemed according to law the property delatbed .In IUCh CIIIOOcale iMII be sold to the highest at the Jury 2-nd Floor, ..cGeor.ge E ,, Edgecomb Courthouse 800 East. Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd'day of January, 2001, at 10 : 00 A M .' (NOTICE : Please call (613) 276-61.00 ext 4809 t o verify sate location ) Dated this 1st day of Daeember 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by : LAUREN D MERRITT Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a dlublllty who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this procliedlng, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 801 E Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, Flori da, (113) 271-1100 extension 42DIS, two working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are haarlng or voice Impaired, call711 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC Al2289 the ho lder of the following certificate has filed sa i d certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, an d the names In which H was asse ssed are as follows : Folio No. onu1. 0110 File No. 2001-15 Certlllcate No. 111135-GI Year of IIIUIIIIC8 2001 Description of Property: TROPICAL ACRES UNIT NO 5 LOT 20 BLOCK 7 PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 43158 SEC TWP-RGE 34-30-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed : JANET REEVES Said p r operty being in the County of Hillsborough State o f Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed accord ing to law, the property described in such certifiCII)e shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury AudHor ium 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse BOO East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10 :00 A M (NOTICE: Please call (B13) 276 8100 ext 4B09 to verify sale location ) Dated thi s 1st day of December 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D MERRITT Deputy Clertt If you are a person wtth a dlublllty who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance Pleaae contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 801 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Flori da (813) 278-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the date the service Ia needed ; If' you are hearing or voice Impaired call711 NOTICE O F APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC 12289 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance the description of the property and the names In which H was assessed are as follows : Folio No 101111.ooo0 File No. 2001-110 Certlllcate No. 122811-41 Year oflssuance 2001 Description of Property: BELAIRE SUBDMSION LOT 4 LESS W 10 5 FT MOL FOR RD RIW .PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 30142 SEC -TWP-RGE 03-29-18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES NM!e(s) In which asaallad: CARMEN FERNANDEZ Said property being in the County of Union such certiflcata shall be redeemed according to law, the property delalbad In IUch certWicate IIIaH ba sold to the highest blddar Jl. the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, E Edgecomb Courthouse 6004East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2001, at 10:00 A M (NOT I CE: Please call (813) 271-1100 ext 4809 to verify .... location.) D .. ed thia 1at day of Dectmtitr 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D. MERRITT Deputy Clerk If you are a person wtth a disability who needs any accomm odatlon In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain aulstanca. Ple81e contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 101 E Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-81 DO exttnalon 4205, two working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are haarlng or vo1ct Impaired, call711. NOTICE OF APPL I CATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SAUTERNES V LLC 12289 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance the description of the property and the names In wh i ch It was asseslad are as follows : Folio No. Dn42U231 File No. 2001 108 Cartlicate No. 111887.(11 Year of Issuance 2001 Description of Property : TROPICAL ACRES SOUTH UNIT NO 3 LOT 1 BLOCK 20 PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 45171 SEC -TWP-RGE 10-31 -20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: CURTIS SHRADER TINA SHRADER Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described In such certif1C81e shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Audno ri um 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL 33602 on the 22nd day of January, 2009, at 10 :00 A M (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276 8100 ext 4B09 to verify sale location.) Dated this 1at day or December 2008 PAT FRANK Clerk of C ircuit Court of Hlllaborough County, Florida Signature by: LAUREN D MERRITT Deputy Clerk If you are a person wtth a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of. certain asalstance Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 101 E Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, Florida, (813) 271-8100 extension 4205, two working days prior to the date the aervlc:e Ia needed; If you are haarlng or voice Impaired call 711. INVITATION TO BID Compet i tive sealed bids will be received by the Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida, and publicly opened at the specified time for : RFB 0904 -LAKE MENZIE STORMWATER PROJECT OPENS-JANUARY 21 I 2009 2:30P.M. MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE; JANUARY 5, 2009 (I 10:00 a.m. (SHARP) at LAKE MENZIE BOULEVARD, 1ST STREET IN THE TOWN OF DUNDEE. Bidders arriving lnt or falling to have representation may not submit a bid. Bid Documents, Specifications, and Drawings may be obtained from the District's Internet website at htlp:Jfwww.watennatlerl .orgtproanmant or from the Purchasi. ng Office, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34604-6899, or by calling 352796-7211, extens ion 4133, or 1-800-423-1476 (Florida only) or TOO ONLY 1-800-231-6103 ( I n Florida) The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids/proposals received with or without cause Malcolm K Wilson CPPO,MPA Purchasing Manager Visit Oar Website @ www .ftsentlnel.com LEGAL NOTICE The Florida Department of Transportation will conduct a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Outreach Meeting on December 18, 2008 at 1:00 p m specifically for the Departr}lenfs Service Plaza Concessions Project (RFP-DOT-08/09-8004-SM). 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CIO Local N' i The Gospel Voice' Celebrates One-Year Anniversarv ::E w 0 w c > <( c a: u. Singer, songwriter, and pianist, Derrick Williams, celebrates his one-year anniversary as host of The Go!Jpel Voice, a weekly music show, produced by The Christian Television Network (CTN) studios in Largo. The 30 minute music show premiered December 1, 2007-receiving outstanding reviews for Williams' captivating performances and distinctive style of Traditional and Contemporary Gospel Music fused with Smooth Jazz, Rock, and Rhythm & Blues Williams also as the show's Creative and Musical Director, as well as, Co-Executive Producer. The Gospel Voice airs nationally every s .aturday at 12 a m. c (EST) I 11 P.M (CST) / 9 PM ii: (PST) featuring Williams on the u. grand piano accompanied by The Gospel Voice Band and a live show. studio audience. Local and national musical guests, radio personalities, pastors, "American Idol" type talent contests, and inspirational and comedic sketches are just some of the creative elements you can expect to see on t h e DERRICK WILUAMS The Gospel Voice will celebrate one year on air with a special anniver-sary show, Saturday, December 13th, featuring a word from Bob. D CTN's President, past guests, and shout outs to viewers around the country! To tune in watch The Christian Television Network (WCLF Channel 22) at 12 a. m. or visit www.ctnonline.com to view live streaming. Derrick and his wife, Julie, recently started The Gospel Voice Ministries, a non-profit organiza tion, responsible for overseeing the executive producing responsibilities of the show, donations to the music ministry, and marnagement of the Gospel Voice Band. Eventually,-the company will expand from a music ministry to include charitable works that will help individuals, fami lies and communities in need. Williams is CEO and CoFounder of Derlie Records, Inc. (pronounced "Deer-Lee"), recording label company special izing in Gospel and Jazz He is also a solo recording artist c z <( -------------------------------------------on the label. His music can c U) w ::l > a: w > w c w U) :::i m ::l a. z j:: w -I .:.J ::l m I ...J w z j:: z w U) <( c a: 0 -I u. m I N w Welcome to Jefferson High School MAGNET PROGRAM The Center for International Studies We'll show you the World Come join us at our en ouse Sattirday; December, 13 2008 .. 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Visit otir 8 '111temationar Academies (law & 'criminal Justice, Business, Fashion Retail Finance Honors, Culinary Arts, Travel & Tourism, Sports Recreation & Marketing) Come.explore academics and career offerings Meet grea_ t teachers and see classrooms. Check out our athletic, music, foreign language and ROTC programs Hillsborough Coun9' SCHOOLS be purchased on itunes or www .derlie-records.com. When not on tour or recording, he can be found singing the lead role of the "Rabbi" in the musical The Rock and The Rabbireceiving rave reviews for his thrilling stage performances For more information to appear as a guest on The Gospel Voice Show, please call-(813) 741-0827 I 1-866-337-5439 or visit www.derlierecords com. Retired Rattlers The Retired Rattlers of Florida A & M University will hold their 12th-year Anniversary Luncheon today (December 12, 2Q08), u a. m. --'. 1 p. at the Gplden Corral


BRENDAN And DADDY MR. And MRS. BAELUV Happy birthday to my husband Wil, a.k.a. Bae Luv. From your wife and kids. No need for DNA, he 's 100% Simpson, a k.a., Baby Boy Retrn. TIP And AN'TANISSYA HUGGIE I would like to wish my little superstar a happy birthday. FFom, your mom, Tyra\ sister and brother. Happy Birthday To Us CED BRITTIN! We have so many things to be thankful for that God has blessed us With. One of them is that we have the pleasure of sharing the same birthday on December 13th. We give glory to God for the opportunity to enjoy this day, as well as our live together. Love us! Birthday Notices And Other Announcements Deadline: 1 Week In Advance Call: 248-1921 For More Info KIM ORA JANIYAH DALEY, a.k.a., POOPOO A very special birthday goes out to my daughter, Kimora Janiya Daley, a.k.a., Poo Poo, who will be turning 1 year old on December 13, 2008. Sh e i s the daughter of Takiyah Devine and Thomas Daley. Sending her birthday shout outs are: her brother, Jairus Simmons, Jr.; grandma. N ana Velecia Wilder; and all of her wonderful aunties and cousins. She will be cele brating this weekend at Chuck E. Cheese with the rest of her family Happy birthday, Poo Poo, we love you. Feel Like A Woman MS. VESSA "It's that time" come cele brate with Ms. Vessa at her block party December 12th (today) at Jackson Heights Apartments (Lindell side), from 7 p. m. until. Come party like a rock star with me at my24th birthday bash. J;) At3Months Special birthday wishes to our granddaughter Jasmine McGriff, December 13th We are so proud of you; hard to believe you are 18 already, it seems like yesterday you were our beautiful baby. Now you are our gorgeous young lady. Love you so much: the family, grandparents, James and Sandra; parents, Ronald ====::;:;; and Traci; uncle, Eric; siblings, Lil Ron, San'kia, Arkia and Aaron._ JASMINE MCGRIFF At 17Years 'BG, DONNIE (Kneeling), FLY, 'P', OMARAnd MARK I would like to wish the #1 man in my life a very special happy birthday on December 14th, and to let him know how proud of him we are and how much we all love him. Happy birthday "Mark." Enjoy your day. From, all of us, the family and your #1 fan, Ms. Angie, EVERYTHING fREE! Directions: Take Hllsborough Avenue To 171h street. 71h Street To New Or1eans. The Church Is On The Comer Of 17th Street And New Orleans A've. FREE Christmas Presents For Chldren .... J'l) 1\) 0 0 co ., r-0 lJ a )> en m z ::! z m r;-. m c: ,.... r-!!1 z ., c: tD. r-c;; % m 0 m < m lJ -< -4 c: m CJ) 0 < )> z C .,. lJ a


Birthday Greetings N' a: w III :!: w 0 w Cl >=<( Cl a: u.. Cl a: u.. Cl z <( Cl en w ;::) 1-w > w c w % U) :::i m ;::) Q. z ffi _. _. ;::) m I _. w z i= z w en <( Cl a: 0 _. u.. Happy 24th Birthday Happy birthday to our #1 big dog, Bugga. From, LD, PIP and Bear. JA'NYAJONES Our little angel is turning six!!! A cancer survivor at age two, you're truly a blessing from God sent here to do great things with your life You bring so much joy and happiness to our life. We are thankful and cher ish each moment with you. Love, mommy, daddy and family. .... ZE'RIAH Happy Birthday Buddy Rowe BUDDYAndSHANAY Behind every good mari stands a strong woman; we're still standing! Happy birthday! Love, your wife, Shanay. On December 12, 2003, my life changed and I must say it changed for a good reason, that's you Miss Ze'Riah. That's why mama took the time out to acknowledge you, that this is your day. Mama will always love you princess! Love, your mother, Mrs. Ki. WI. Party Time RONALD And J'RON Look who will be showing out on December 13th, with family and friends. Yeah, you see him Do your thing Mook-Mook. It's your world this month, everybody else is just in it. Love, mom and dad. Happy 17th Birthday ALEXANDRIA L. WILLIAMS Birthday wishes go out to our girl, "Alex" on December 9th. She celebrated with her family. We would also like to share that she was invited to attend the "Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference" (PYIC) in Washington, DC, on January gth. The s-day confer ence includes seminars, class es and the "Inauguration." She will also attend the parade and the "Gala Ball." During the summer Alex attended the "National Youth Leadership Forum" (for medicine) at Georgetown University and because of her achievements, she was invited to attend the PYJC. She is a junior at Tampa Bay Technical School (TBT) and attends the 34th Street Church of God, Rev. Thomas Scott. We are very proud of her and her accomplishments. Keep up the good work as you prepare for your future! We love you. Your parents, Carlos and Edith Williamr; grandparents, Marco and Peggie Fredricks, and Ms. Elizabeth Williams. Birthday Notices And Other Announcements Deadline : 1 Week In Advance Call: 248-1921 For More Info


All About You CED Happy birthday Ced, 12/13/2008. We love you Mudda, Auntie _Janice and the rest of the family. CHERYLL JENKINS AndCOOLAL We have come a long way and our journey is not at the end. The miles that we have traveled I know our road will never end!! S.o, I'm standfng behind my dreams -ourlife together has just begun holding on to you for eternity. COOL ALAnd CHERYLL "Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events and small minds discuss people Me, personally, I'm disgust ed. I've had the best of both worlds and I'm still standing tall with my love, "Cool AI." MARl Happy birthday Marl. We love you and miss you From, Morna, Grandma, Frankie, Alisha and Sabrina. Congratulations Goes Out To SHARDAE Q. NEAL She will be graduating on tomorrow (December 13) from the University of South Florida at 9 a.m. with a B.A degree in Criminal Justice We're so proud of yo-u.-on your graduation day. We praise you for the years of ded ication, your courage to keep walking on the path, as you continue your education we' re always here watching out for you and holding you close in prayer This special day, we lift you up once more to go forward in God's care He has a plan pre pared for you, a chosen place for you to go where all the wisdom H e h as given you will be sh a r e d for mor e to know May His bl e ssings go before y ou and keep you e v e r strong. Oh, how very glad we a re that to our family you belong Love you mom and d a d, Drs. Thomas and Claudia Dozier. REVIVAL! REVIAL! REVIVAL TIME! Join Us In A Life Anointing Revival Come And Receive A Miracle And A Prophetic Word From God December 17,2008 7:30P.M. Nightly Jesus Miracles Deliverance House Of Prayer, Inc. 6818 N. Soth Street Tampa, FL Speaker: Evangelist Beatrice H. Moreland "Help For Hurting Women's Outreach Ministry" Ozark, Alabama Host Pastor. Evangelist William J. Parker 813 914-7857 Religious --. 'TI :::0 0 > reason to rejoice praise. Mary conceived through the 0 Holy Ghost. Elisabeth was m barren and old. Elisabeth's ifi baby would prepare the way. m Mary's baby was the way. :::0 ...... Elisabeth's son would baptize I Got Reason To Praise, Tool with water. Mary' s baby N would baptize with fire g Instead of comparing the CXI blessing of God and trying to see if yours is better than the next person's, just rejoice together. The blessing inside Elisabeth connected with the blessing inside of Mary. In the previous week's lesson the focus was on Mary, the mother of Christ. It was observed how she gave honor and praise to God for what He had done in her life She realized that in spite of herself God chose her to carry and deliver the Savior of the world. In this week's lesson we notice that th e re was a nother wom a n named Elisabeth who h a d re a son to praise God too Luke's Gospel 1:39-45 highlight s the e vent of Mary and Elisabeth's coming together This portion of his writing teaches us that while the miraculous events may differ, there is still reason for all to rejoice An interesting thi!Jg to notice in this text is Mary's departure. Mary was in a place of semi-confusion and surprise when told of the mir acle she would experience. She had to deal with public accusation and ridicule and the po ssibilitY of being left at the altar After dealing with the shock and honor of the revelation she relocated. With haste she went to the land of Judah (vs. 39). Judah is a name that is syn-onymous with praise. Her leaving suggests that she departed one level and went to another. Upon hearing the "good news" of God she quickly to a place of praise ... Oftentimes when you hear of the good news of God and He has spoken words of promise in your life you need to quickly, without d elay, move to a place of praise. You have to leave quickly beca use there are some peo ple in your current residence who do not know or understand what God is getting ready to do in your life. When she arrives in Judah she meets Elisabeth. God sent her to someone who could understand what she is going through because she is being blessed, too. God con nects these two women so that they can encourage and support one another Although they have different situations, they share the commonality of being recipi ents of miracles from God. The people of God understand that although their miracles are different the giver is the -same. Although they do not come the same way, everyone has When Elisabeth sensed the presence of whom Mary was -carrying, the Holy Ghost filled her (vs. 41b). It is under the power of the Holy Ghost that Elisabeth can speak the words of blessing upo.n Mary. It is easier to rejoice and bless others in the midst of your own blessing when the Holy Ghost is work ing in your life Notice the humility of Elisabeth s speech She does not focus on her own blessing but celebrates Mary's. She f' concludes by saying to Mary 0 "blessed is she that believed" :::0 (vs.45). 0 Elisabeth' s words should send a clear message to all m persons that they can be Z blessed if they believe Here are two different women from m two different experiences eel-r;" -ebrating miracles because they believed. r-You, too, can praise. You J;; have something you can ::1 praise God fo_ r. If by chance Z you can't think of anything to. :D praise God for in your life, rejoice with someone else .. !: because you never know, his en -or her miracle(S') may save ffi you. C m :::0 -< c: m en 0 > z 0 'TI :::0 0 (Doors Open At 5:30 P.M.) 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a) C'i / a: ALLEN TEMPLE w m A.M.E.CHURCH :E w 0 w 0 >"' w Q w UJ :; m :: a. z _, _, :: m I _, w z i= z w UJ < 0 a: 0 _, LL M.B. CHURCH BAPTIST CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave. 248-4127 3901 N 37th St 248-377 A. M. E. CHURCH 1902 W LaSalle St Tampa FL 33607 (813) 254-6278 3838 North 29th Street Tampa 10511 Main Street Thonotasassa Florida DR.THOMAS L HADDEN, IU Sunday School 9 :30A.M. Morning Worship ., 11 A M Bible Study (Wednesday) 7 P .M. wucL.a, Pastor Weekly Activities Sunday Church School 9 :30A.M Morning Worship 10:45 A M Bible Class 4 :30 P M Evening Worship 5 P M Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 P M B ible Study 7:30 P. New M.atthew Missionary Baptist Church 1006 South 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33619 .-----,..----,8 13-242-6268 Morning Church School @9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship@ 11:00 A M. Thursday Night Youth Bible Study@ 6 :30 P M Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & B ible Study@ 7:00P.M. BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-690 WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunda y School ..... 9:30A.M. SundayM0rning Worship .... 11 A.M. S411day Worship .... 7:30 P .M. Morning Prayer (TuesdayFriday) .... 9 A.M Weqnesday Night Worship ..... 7:30 P .M. "--"'-'="""""'=-:...;. BISHOP MATTHEW WILLIAMS Pastor "A Church Where The Love Of God Flows And The Holy Ghost Is In Full Conb'ol." Pastor Early Morn i ng Worsh i p -8 A.M. Sunday School-9:30A.M. Morning Worship-10: 50 A.M. B i ble Study Wed 7 P .M. Pastor MRS. ROBERTA T.&MNS, Firs t Lady 9 :30 A. M Church School 11:00 A M Worshir:> THE PUBLIC IS INVITED Bible StudyWednesday7 P M ST. MATIHEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E Lake Ave. Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmaHhewchurch.org Emai l : rsims@tampabay.rr.com Break Of D a y Worsh i p 7 :45 A. M Sunday School 9 : 30 a m Morn i ng Worship 11 a m Pray e r Servic e W e dne sday 7 p m Study o f the B ibl e Wed. 7 : 3 0 -8 :30 p m Praise & Worship S ervic e Wed 8 : 30 9 p m Children & Youth Bible Study Wedn e sday 7 -8 : 30 p m Saturday Prayer S ervice & Bible Study 10 a .m. Youth B ible Ins titute 12-4 p m T ee n N i ght Frida y b e fore the 2nd Sunda y 7 -11 p .m. FIRST BAPnST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 6616 Progress Blvd. Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office: (813) 677-1948 P a stors Office: (813) 672-0389 Academy Office: (813) 677-5988 Fax: ( 8 13) 6 7 2 -0514 E-Mail : fbcopv @tampabay .rr.com 248-6600 Ear1y Worship -7 :50 a .m. Sunday School 9:45 a .m. Morning Worship -10: 50 a m For Transportation Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL at -621-1 155 Tuesday Prayer Service -6:30 p m B 1 ble Study -7 : 30 p m Brotherhood 1st Saturday Matrons 10 a.m. 1st and 3rd Saturdays Visit our Website or E-Mail us : www fbcch .org info@fbcch .org Jesus Is The Way The Truth And The life. I f f, f '. : :,.. f': "'! .. '' :0 : dartmess, we and not live the truth. But sl(.; .. S enior Teach i n g Pastor AduiVChildren Worship Times 7 : 3 0 A M & 1 0 : 5 5 A M l :l!:l!fiil!l)lft Sunday-9:45A .M. A dult & Youth/ Child ren Tuesday 11 A M -Adult Wednesday 7 P.M. Y outh/ Child r e n 7 : 3 0 P M Adult A Sal ellrte C ampus For F arth Bible lnstitule Growing T he C h urch F o r G l o b a l Change (Acts 1 : 8 R o m t :8, I Thes. t :8) if we walk In the Ught as he is In the light we have fellowshiP With one another, .and the blood of Jesus, his Son. purmes us lrom all.sin 1 John 1:6-7 NIV


Church Directory NEW MT. ZION M. B. CHURCH, INC. 2511 E. Columbus Dr. (813) 248-8101 or (813) REV. WALTER J. WILLIAMS Pastor Early Morning Warship -7:55AM. Sunday M0ming Worship-9:30A. M Morning Worship -10:55 A .M. Wed. Family Night-7 P M Dea. John C Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons 29TH STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST HAROLD RODRIQUEZ-MINISTER 3310 N 29th St. TAMPA, FL 33605 OFFICE & FAX (813) 242-4572 EMAIL: romello@verizon.net Sunday Bible Class .............. 9 :15 A.M. Morning Worship ...... ........... 1 0 :30A.M. Evening Bible Class .............. 5 :00 P.M. Evening Worshi p .. .... .... <-...... 6 :00 P M Wednesday Night Class ... .. .7:00P. M Personal Work: J st Sat... .. 10-12 Noon ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E 25th Avennue,Tampa, FL (Corner Of 34th St. & 25th Ave. ) Phone : (813) 248-3737 Or (813) 248-3651 Fax : 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP BishOp Eddie Newkirk; Sr. Pastor WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday: 8 :00A.M. Spiritual Enrichment 9:45AM Sunday School/ Orientation 10:45 Worship Service (YouthChurch 2nd And 3rd Sundays) Tuesday: 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: sijminiStries@aol.com Mission Statement: u A Church of the inner c;ty reachingout to the community by ministedng to the whole.mah. n Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, INC./ HOUSE OF L VOlA 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 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@ aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise 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 Se!Vice 7 PM -General Bible StUdy 7 PM -Youth Bible Study DR. C.T. KIRKLAND, Pastor TAPE MINISTRY Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org HERITAGE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Hillsborouoo High School 5000 N.'Central Ave. Tampa, FL33603 REV. DELORES CAIN, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Service 8 :00 A. M Bible Northside Church of Christ 6906 N 50th St. Tampa, FL Evangelist James Suttle, Jr & Evangelist Eric: W .Doss Come Share Jesus With Us! Worship & Study Sunday: 9a.Sibie SchooL( all ages) l 0 :15a -Morning Worshi p 5p. -Evening Worship New Mt Si0a M B Church 5702 E 32nd Ave. Tampa. FL 33619 Wednesday: 7p -Bible Study ages) Tel: 813-5578 o r Email: nchrist@tampabay.rr.com ST. JAMES AFRICAN MElliODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 5202 86th St. Tampa 677-2411 Sunday Worship Services ...... .... ............... 7 A M & 11 A M w L.. Church Schbbl 9 :30 A:M: \ ';7'iC / each Sunday \ > Bible Study 7 P.M. -each Wednesday Take Progress. Blvd. to S. gsth St. tum North, go to ASh. Ave. tum E follow the curve to the lett (S. REV. JOE BAY, Pastor 86th st. ) and the church is on thll rfght. Worship SeJVice Location 9007 Gunn Highway Odessa. FL 33556 SUNDAYS Office loeation : Georgetown Office Park 1307 W. Fletcher Tampa, Fl33612 First Fruit Worship Service 7:30A.M. Morning Celebration Service 11:00 A.M. THURSDAYS Voice Of The Word Bible Study 7:30P.M. College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 Nortt1 30Hl Street 813-239-3161 Arid Sllarihg God s Love Worship Opportunities SUNDAY Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship 11 ;OO A M YPWW .. P.M. Evening Worship 7 :00P.M. REBIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1924 East Comanche Ave. Tampa, FL 336iO (813) 238-8911 Welcomes You To An Exciting Place To Worship Electrifying Praise, Powerful Teaching & Preaching 10 A.M. Every Sunday Morning PASTOR ZACHERY And MRS. FREDDIE HUDSON ... ,. -----. :::0 --......._,.._ 0 --)> -< New Testament M. B. 0 Churoh Of Thonotasassa, lno. m 11530 Walker Road n Thonotosassa, FL 33592 (813) 986-3971 (813) 610-1252 g:: REV. JOHN D. ANDERSON, JR. Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School 9 30 A.M. Suh. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study Arid Educating The .Believers I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me!-Phil. 4 :13 ST. MARY M. B. CHURC 391 o W. Laurel Street 813-872-6254 PASTOR WAllACE Z. lOWERS Sunday Schoo-9 :30 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship 11: 00AM. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting-7:00P.M Bible Study8 : 00P M : Thursday Noon Day Prayer Noon to 1 :00 P .M. LAURA STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST 1310 East laura strBet Plant Cty, i=L 33566 (813) Sunday Morning Bible Study .......... 9 -A.M. Morning Worship Washp ... 10:15 AM. Evening Worship ..... ................. 5 P M Wednesday Moming Bible Study ............. 1 0 A M Evening Bible Study .............. ..... ? P M :::0 ....... 1\.) 0 0 co '"'I .-0 :D en m !i z m r;tu c ..-z c tu .-c;; % m c m < m :D -< -t c: m C/) c )> z c ., :D e;


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Local Happy belated November birthday to: Cory Tolbert (11/3), Reggie Tolbert (11/11), Michael Pascoe (11/23), Carlie Jackson (11/27) and Lakeshia Tolbert (11/28) Happy birthday to the fol lowing December celebrants: Allison O'Neal, Robin Hayes, Margaret Williams, Angela Whitehead, Barbara Wilkens; Lois Thompson, George Wade, Beverly Price, Nathaniel Dorsey, Yvonne Johnson-Smith, Dorothy Jones, Rhonda Sanders, Rodney Biggs (Winter Haven), Camille Lewis, Retha Jackson, Pauline Bugler, Dennis Johnson, Eddie B. Bryant, David Carter, Aaron C. Jones, Jesse Hayes, Isaac Helms, Charles Reed, Fredrick Clayton Reeves, Regina Thompson, Edward D. McNair, Ashley Warren, Danielle Thompson, Martin O'Dennis, Karen O'Dennis, Marilyn Harmon, Janice Harmon, Carolyn P. Harmon, John S. Harmon, Jr., Bridgette Harmon, Dorothy K. Harmon, Marco Smith, Condor C. Smith, Judith Dixon, Ruth Harmon, Taylor Dixon, Deborah Martin, Gloria S. Martin, Thomas Martin, III and Saquan Mosley. Happy birthday wishes are extended to Mrs. Juanita Banks. She will celebrate another natal day on December 24th. May God continue to bless you with man y more birthdays!! St. JamesAME Church News St. James AME Church, Rev. Joe Gay, Pastor and congregation extend birthday greetings to: Troy Thomas, Doris Martin, Willie Mae Wright, 'Treniyah Ware, La Doris Morris, Malcolm Everett Caldwell and Kelby Barrett. Happy anniversary Anthony and Pam Morgan, Dec. 26th. Uplifting Prayers Please uplift the following in your daily prayers: the Tolbert household. Mrs. Marlise Tolbert-Jones, Deborah Burt, Darryl Tolbert, Jr. and Ms. Lakisha Tolbert. Also keep in prayer. Mr. Chester Miles and family. You are never alone, He is always by your side Sick And Shut-In We ve come this far by faith. Get well wishes are extended to: Henry Sanders, Ralph Williams, Lillie Mae Thomas, Willie Ed Chaney, Yvonne Johnson-Smith, Lauren Jordan, Ray Barone, Jimmie Lee Bradley, Joyce Humphrey and James Akes (T ampa General Hospit al). Sympathy Our d ee p es t sy mp athy i s conv e y e d to th e Randolph a nd Law families in th e los s of their loved one, Mr. Eddie Louis Randolph, who was funeralized Saturday, December 6, 2008. from Mt. Olive M. B Church, with Rev. C. :P. Epps, officiating. Our deepest sympathy, along with the Belmont Community is extended to the Brown, Baxter, Monroe and Campbell families in the loss of their loved one, Mrs. Juanita Virginia Wellons Brown, who was funeralized Saturday, December 6, 2008, from Greater Bethel Baptist Church, the Rev. Oscar Johnson, Jr., offi ciated Mrs. Brown will be missed by all who knew her Congratulations Congratulations to Demoni Jones and Makayla Burt for recently being on the Honor Roll Progress Village Family And Friendr Reunion Cruise For information about the ::D c c rui s e schedul e d for June 11--14, 2009, c all Debora Barr Howard (813) 417-66 5 4 0 My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry m ::: III m ::D .... Inmates can request a _N FREE Bible and greeting cards by writing to: My g Brothers 2 Keep Ministry, P 0. Box 4618, Tampa, FL 33677-4618. Thought For Today "An apology is a good way to have the last word." Scripture "Submit yourselves there fore to God Resist the devil and he willjleefrom you James4:7 F. Y. I. Remember our service men and women who put their lives on the line daily ;!! Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) e 671-3614, Family Deli.-(813) > 671-1541 or H. 0. P (813) 238 5221. z Call your news in to :::::! lradean London-Biggs at (813) 677-6071. Be blessed! r;III c rrm :::::! z c: III rCf) :I: m c m < m ::D -< -4 c m en c )> z c ::c c Hillsborough County Public Schools has an array oF educational options to oFFer families. Please join us at a Parent InFormation Meeting to Jearn more-about magnet programs, School Choice and Career & Technical Education Programs. Give your child the very best/ Visit or call the Choice Information Line at (813) 272-4692 for details. Coun!f P U B L I C S C H 0 0 L S G') m cp III


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00 0 0 C\1 Sports C\1 ,... a: w m :ii: w (.) w c First Annual Youth Football Tournament A Success New Mexico Picks Locksley As Head Coach For four months, members of the Togethe r We C Can Foundation sat down a: and discussed a plan to u. bring together all of the youth football programs into one enormous event. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-Incoming New Mexico coach Mike Locksley is picking up where his predecessor left off, saying the program is in good shape and he's r e ady to make things even better Locksley is the fourth Black head coach in the Bowl Subdivision. Asked about the low numbers of black head coaches in col lege football and what his hiring means, Locksley drew applause with his response "I don't think I was hired because I'm a black football coach," he said. "Hopefully, I was hired for all the work I put in. Hopefully, my sue-MIKE LOCKSLEY year contract worth $750,000 annually. That event, the Tampa Bay Classic Bowl Championship Series, became reality. Over a three-day period from November 28th through November 30th, teams from Hillsborough County Pinellas County, North Miami, and North Carolina competed against each other. Game action between the North Tampa Tar Heels and the Fair Oaks Rattlers midget teams. cess will open up doors for others that look like me." "Make no mistake about it. This man was our No. 1 choice," Krebs said during a pep-rally news conference with cheerleaders, vocal students and a band playing New Mexico's fight song. Organizers Ross Fabian, Ramon 0 Robertson, ahd Paul a: u. Neglio developed the plan, C and with help from the z <( City of Tampa, the Boys and Girls Clubs, the North C Tampa Tar Heels and Fair ffi Oaks Rattlers, everyone got together and enjoyed .... what turned out to be a w family event. > The Nuccio Jaguars w c team won three champi-W onships, the North Tampa :I: en-Tar Heels picked up a New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs said Locksley, the offensive coordinator at Illinois over the past four seasons, was the only candidate offered the job. He agreed to a six-Locksley, who turns 39 on Christmas Day is taking his first college head coach ing job. Clinton Portis Upset Over Lack-Of Playing Time ::::i junior varsity champim :::::> onship, and the Robles a. Park Wildcats and North z Squaring off in this photo are the Robles Park Wildcats and the Fair Oaks Rattlers. WASHINGTON -Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis unleashed a load of frustration toward rookie coach Jim Zorn on Tuesday, criti cizing the coach for giving inconsistent Portis, in his weekly appearance on radio, was upset over his t= Miami Seminoles got one W each ...1, ...1 "Our foundation seeks to m improve the community ..J through its services and w z innovative _potential solu-t= tions to our community's z w problems," said en The Together We Can Foundation intends to ii coordinate, plan, and 9 implement positive-.pro-1&. grams to address the prob-M _ade. ... ,., lems of our youth today This organization will provide the opportunity for more than 500 children to participate in many different programs, such as gang prevention, mentoring, after-school tutoring, athletics, at-risk programs, social services, and FCAT training. All of our programs are geared : ee ;. ........... $5.99 gal. 011 Outs1de Wh1te Patnl. ... ... gal Pan Set.. .. .................... $3.49 ea. 3 Brushes .... ; ............................ 99 ea LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! teaching our kids the lack of playing time in importance of working Sunday's 24-10 loss to the together as a team and Baltimore Ravens, when he creating leaders in our was removed from the game community." after the first series of the Hillsborough County secona half. -you feel like you teams that participated in need to sever ties with me -CLINI'ON PORTIS the tournament were the split ties with me -but don't weeks because of injuries to West Tampa Spartans, sit here and throw me out his knee, ribs and neck. He North Tampa Tar Heels, like I don't pay attention, has not missed a game but Fair Oaks Rattlers, Robles Hke I don't know what's has tallied only 54 yards the going on, like I'm making last tw. o weeks for the Park Wild-cats, Nuccio mistakes, like rm the prob ... Redski-ns (7-6), who have Jaguars and New Tampa lem," Portis said "It is lost four of five. Wildcats. From Pinellas what it is, bro." ::>; : : :. zom sa1d ; MolldaY:h-e County were the .. St. Portis, third : ; : P,Qrli fqr most of Petersburg Silver Raiders, in rushing with had on1y 11 .fo;r 32-: Ravens because Portis']ack: apd Dixie Hollins yards Sunday. Hi$:s 'tro:Og 'ofpractice'ti"me.had finally From Manatee start to the seaso_ n-: five : ... the :.0\Jrul:ing were the Manatee. consecutive 120-yard games bac:k. The coach said Portis Panthers and -fr-om. 4-8 -!lelped had stayed in to block too Bulldogs." Tlie lead .the to a 6-2 long 'of going out for teams were the North start: but he h'a s barely a pass on some QCCaSions in practiced over the last few the first half. Miami Seminoles and North CarQlina Jaguars. All of the games were played at the NFL Yet Center on 34th Street and Lake Avenue and the North Tampa Boys and Girls Club Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (818) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsen tinel com No Job Too Small Or Too Large 20 Years Experience S Years Estab&b&:d.la.Seminole Hei&Jlts Conununity '"" I \ppl" .1111111, I ,,, I 111pl"' 111<"111 ll'"'"', I "'"II'' 1..:"(1111 DARRYL s TARKES Roofin2 Contractor Lice.nsiN RC0067277 ; Llcensed-Bonaed-Insui-ed ,. 1802 E. Mobile Avenue (8p) 477-0108 Tampa, FL 33610 Fax: (813) 236-7325 DARRYL. STARKES


Sports Lions Release CB Brian Kelly BRIAN KELLY DETROIT --The Detroit Lions released Brian Kelly on Tuesday, after the veteran cornerback had complained recently about his lack of playing time. The 32-year-old Kelly suited up Sunday against Minnesota but did not play. He also did not play in Week 5 against Chicago. The Lions signed cornerback arid kick returner Dexter Wynn to take his place Kelly spent 10 seasQns with Tampa Bay before becoming a free agent and signing a three-year deal with the Lions in March. Detroit coach ,Rod Marinelli was a defensive line coach for the Buccaneers from 1996 to 2005. Kelly started 11 games this season, making 26 tackles and no interceptions. Wynn spent his first two NFL seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and played the following two seasons for the Houston Texans. In 51 career games with 41 starts, he has aver aged 21.4 yards on kickoff returns and 8.6 yards per punt return. Bucs Regroup For Stretch Run In NFC South TAMPA-Defenseless, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers literally were run out of first place. That was the cold reality lingering Tuesday from a 38-23 loss to. Carolina in which one of the :_NFL's top defenses yielded 299 yards rushing and permitted the Panthers to convert eight of 10 third-down' situations. The Bucs (9-4) allowed one rushing touchdown, as well as a lone 100-yard rusher, all season before Monday night, when DeAngelo Williams and J .onathan Stewart both topped the century mark and each scored twice against them. "We've played very well defensively and last night, hopefully we can use that as moti:vf:ltion as we finisn.the -.seaaon," coach Jon Gruden srud in a subtone--reflecting disap pointment as well as a of rest following a middle of"th:e night flight home from Charlotte. J ., : "We missed more tii.ckles than we had missed proba bly all season. Again, I'm not going to stand up here and .make excuses," he added responsibil ity f'or Jt. We've got to do much better." finish the regular season at home against San Diego and Oakland. Players were at a loss to explain what happened against the Panthers, who had TD drives of 73, 73, 72 and 90 yards -the latter entirely on the ground -after failing to score a touchdown in a 27-3 loss to the Bucs on Oct. 12. Poor tackling was a prob lem as Williams averaged 9.8 yards per carry on his way to a career-best 186 yards on 19 attempts. Stewart had eye-popping numbers, too, gaining 7. 7 per carry and finishing with 1_15 yards on 15 attempts. "They didn't take their foot off the accelerator. They just kept doing what they were doing and really gave it to us," cornerback Ronde Barber said. '11 j I lo.-1 .' ( "' j :.,.. '' f Tarvarls Time: .Jackson's Back In Action TAVARIS JA:CKSON EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn -During their first in-depth talk about his demotion, just last week, Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress told quarterback Tarvaris Jackson his time to play would come soon enough. The opportunity eerily arose three days later, when Gus Frerotte's twisted lower back forced him out of the game and returned the reins to Jackson. He shined in the suddenness, completing eight of 10 passes for 105 yards, the goahead touchdown and a career-best 143.8 rating while rallying the Vikings to a 20-16 victory on Sunday over the winless Detroit Lions. "He did a great job stepping in," running back Adrian Peterson said. "I wasn't surprised. I see him time after time in practice making big plays and mak ing good throws and things like that." Childress issued rare -praise for the project he helped pick in the second round of the 2006 draft and has developed at a so-far unsatisfying rate. ''Tarvaris did a great job. A great, .great job," the coach saicf. After-going 8-4 as the starter last season, a record Cowboys .Jones Says Barber Could Have Played DallasCowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday he never meant to question :Marion Barber's toughness when he said after Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh that Barber could have played with his dislocated pinkie toe. "We all know how tough Marion B@rber is, but when he had his injury I felt, look, you'd have to shoot him to keep him off the football field," Jones said. "So I wa s surprised that we didn't have him. That's not meant to be critical of his toughness. It did come out that way, but fundamentally it was because he is so tough that you would have thought that he could play." AUBURN HILLS, Michigan --Antonio McDyess has re-signed with the Detroit Pistons a month after being dealt to Denver as part of the Allen Iverson trade. The Pistons announced Tuesday that McDyess was back for the rest of the season, but did not disclose financial terms of the deal. Detroit sent McDyess, Chauncey Billups and Cheikh Samb to Denver for Iverson on Nov. 3. The Nuggets waived McDyess a short time later, and he had to wait 30 days before rejoining the Pistons. The 6-foot-9 forward/center averaged seven points and two rebounds in two games for Detroit before MARION BARBER And'JERRY JONES The team's athletic and medical staffs determined Saturday that Barber could not play and needed to stay in Dallas for treatment. Barber also has a sore right calf that stemmed from running he did while rehabbing the toe injury. After the 20-13 loss to the Steelers, Jones said it was Barber's decision to sit out. ANTONIO MCDYESS the trade The 34-year-old Mississippi native signed with the Pistons after they won the 2004 NBA title and helped them reach the Finals in his first season and conference finals in next three. boosted by a stout defense and Peterson's emergence, Jackson lost the job to Frerotte in September after two shaky games left : the-Yikin'gs at 0. 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co Sports N ,..... a: w III :: w () w c 9 a: LL Union Appeals Suspension, Fine Of Burress PLAXICO BURRESS EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on Tuesday challenging the suspension and fine given to Plaxico Burress by the New York Giants after the receiver accidentally shot himself in a nightclub more than a week ago. week when it placed Burress on the reserve-non football injury list, suspended him for the final four games of the regular season and fined him an additional week's salary for conduct detrimental to the team. Placing Burress on the non-football injury list also will keep him out of the playoffs. The Giants (11-2) won the NFC East title on Sunday. Union spokesman Carl Francis said the grievance will be heard by an arbitrator after the season ends. The union said that the team violated the collective Q bargaining agreement last Under the contract that Burress signed in September, the Giants owe the Super Bowl star $1 mil lion of his signing bonus on Wednesday. Team spokesman Pat Hanlon had no comment on either the grievance and whether the team would pay the signing bonus. a: LL 0 z < c VJ w .... > a: w > w c w l: en ::::i m ::::::1 0. z i= w _. _. ::::::1 m ..J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ..J LL m ch ,.. w CJ LABOR & .EMPLOYMENT LAWYER Labor Practice Employmeni Discrimination *Worker s Compensation Civil Service (City/County) Labor Union Matlers Supplemental Practice Areas Chapter 7 & I 3 Bankmptcy *Personal Injury (Auto) Social Security Disability Discount RATES without discount SERVICE. It's no accident more people trust State Farm to insure their cars. Call today. 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Marbury European Negotiations A Hoax STEPHON MARBURY While banished from the Knicks, Stephon Marbury was pursued relentlessly by a pair of alleged Swiss bankers claiming to have connections to Real Madrid. Marbury, after discov e ring their intricate plot was a hoax, was considering turn ing over information to law enforcement officials about the contact. The alleged in.vestors, who identified themselves to The New York Post through phone calls and e mails as working for Union Bank Suisse, gave their names and claimed they were trying to sign him to a multi-million dollar sponsorship contract that can be parlayed into a deal with the Real Madrid basketball club. Marbury said he returned calls and e-mails from the investors Saturday. "They're phonies; it's a hoax," said Marbury. Bobcats Near Signing Of Juwan Howard CHARLOTTE, NC -The Charlotte Bobcats are close to signing veteran forward Juwan Howard, who had been without a job since being released by Denver last month. General manager Rod Higgins said he had been in discussions with Howard's agent, David Falk, and expected a deal completed in next day or two. The Nuggets had also shown interest in re-signing the 35-year-old Howard, in his 15th NBA season. The 6-foot-9 Howard would be reunited with Bobcats managing partner Michael Jordan, who JUWAN HOWARD traded Howard to create salary-cap space in 2001 when Jordan ran the Washington Wizards. Jordan was also represented by Falk during his playing days. UCF Player Still Hospitalized; Inquiry Underway ORLANDO --Central Florida administrators are questioning the teammates of a freshman football player who collapsed during workouts last week. Brandon Davis became dehydrated while participating in a weightlifting session and was taken to Fl o rid a H ospita l East with kidney failure. He r emaine d hospitalized Tuesday as sc hool officia ls began inte r view in g teammates who were present at the workout. President John Bitt said he expects the findings late this week. BRANDON DAVIS ball conditioning session UCF's athletic depart-The school's training methods have been -scrutinized since a wide receiver died during a conditioning workout last spring. ment has said the training was a rigorous out-of-sea son workout that was "not atypical" for a college f.oot-Davis was in the running back rotation during UCF's 4-8 season. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS 2008-2009 Football Season Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct.S Oct.12 Oct.19 Oct. 26 Nov. 30 Dec.8 Dec.14 Dec. 21 Dec. 28 Saints [24] vs. [20] Bucs Bucs [24] vs. [9] Falcons Bucs [27] vs. [24] Bears (OT) Bucs [30j vs. [21] Broncos [16] vs. [13] Bucs Bucs [27] vs. [3] Panthers Bucs [20] vs. [1 0] Seahawks Cowboys [13] vs. [9] Bucs Bucs Chiefs Bu cs [19] vs. [13] Vildgs Bu-ts [38] vs. [20] Lios [23] vs. [20) Saints Panthers [38] vs. [23] Dues @ Falcons @ 1 p. m. Chargers @ 8:15 p. m. Raiders m. LOSS WIN WIN WIN LQSS WIN WIN LOSS WIN WIN LOSS


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Entertainment C\1 ,... a: w m := Llol 0 w c <( c Oprah Winfrey Says She Weighs 200 Pounds a: LL c a: OPRAH WINFREY LL CHICAGO -When it c z <( comes to her weight, Oprah Winfrey has C always been straightforen w ward. The talk show queen : continues the honesty, sayW ing in the January issue of "0". magazine out Tuesday c that she now weighs 200 poUI1ds and has "fallen off en the wagon" when it comes iii to healthy living. :::: "I'm mad at myself," Winfrey said. ..1 ..1 :::: m ..J w z i= z w en a: 0 ..1 LL m I co ,... w f "I'm embarrassed," she writes. "I can't believe that after all these years, all the things I know how to do, I'm still talking about my weight. I look at my thinner self and think, 'How did I let this happen again?"' In the piece, Winfrey, 54, details her recent struggles with an out-ofbalance thyroid and how the condition made her develop "a fear of working out. She says she's added 40 pounds to her frame since she weighed 160 pounds in 2006 "Yes, you're adding correctly; that means the dreaded 2-0-0," Winfrey writes. "I was so frustrated I started eating whatever I wanted -and that's never good." Winfrey also writes that her goal is no longer to be thin; instead, she wants to be strong, healthy and fit. She hopes to get started with her upcoming "Best Life Week," starting Jan. 5 with an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" during which she is expected to talk candidly about her weight. Abdul Selling 'American Idol' Gifts PAULA ABDUL NEW YORK --They might not go home with a recording contract, but Paula Abdul doesn't let any "American Idol" contestant leave empty-handed. Each season she designs and distributes jewelry for the aspiring singers as a keepsake of their experience. Beginning this month, Abdul's fans will be able to buy similar items on HSN. "I pretty much wear my jewelry all the time now, but I end up giving it away," she says "I'll take it off my wrist or neck and give it to someone who likes it. Abdul has made jewelry since the first season of "Idol" in 2002. Gordy Guiding Motown's 50th Anniversary BERRY GORDY, JR. DETROIT --With archival releases, documentaries and even a Broadway musical on tap, Berry Gordy, Jr., says there will be nowhere to run and nowhere to hide from the celebration of Motown's 50th anniversary during the coming two years. Gordy, who founded the Motown empire after securing an $800 loan from his family on January 12, 1959, tells Billboard.com that "I've been fighting to protect the legacy for 50 years, and now it seems that after 50 years we can go and talk about the real deal, what really happened and how it happened, my story and everything that goes with it. And I'm just thrilled that I'm here to enjoy now what I couldn't enjoy while I was doing it." Diddy Says 'Notorious,' Biggie Biopic, 'Messed Me Up' Big Poppa and Lil' Biggie -what a combination. Diddy said the combination of the Nptorious B.I.G. and his son, Christopher Wallace Jr., took his breath away. The two appear on a remake of the classic "One More Chance," a highlight from the "Notorious" soundtrack. "We did the Nat King Cole/ Natalie Cole thing," Diddy said last week in New York while promoting his new cologne, I Am King. "Lil' CJ and his father is rapping. It's beautiful. Lil' CJ -Big's son is actually in the movie, and it's just a beautiful thing when you hear both of them on 'One More Chance.'" The soundtrack comes out January 13, right before the film hits theaters January 16. Diddy recently saw the finished movie, and said the of himself and DIDDY And BIGGIE his company are spot on. "At the end of the movie, it messed me up," Bad Boy's CEO said. "I was messed up for two weeks. It made you miss him _in the right way. It made you count your blessings. It's definitely a tear-jerker. It's definitely a movie you're gonna be dancing in, crying in, you're gonna love it. You're gonna wanna see it again. Aside from the Wallace family, Jay-Z, Jadakiss and Santogold also appear on the soundtrack with new music. Belafonte To Auction Unknown Papers Of MLK NEW YORK-An originai handwritten outline for Martin Luther King Jr.'s first speech condemning the Vietnam War owned by his friend Harry Belafonte is going on the auction block this week Sotheby's will offer the document for sale Thursday along with two others: the scribbled notes for a speech King planned to deliver in Memphis, Tenn., three days after he was assassinated and a letter of condolence from President Lyndon B. Johnson to King's widow The auction house put HARRY BELAFONTE the overall pre-sale esti.mate for the three documents at $750,000 to $1.13 million, with the Vietnam speech valued at $500,000 to $800,000. Complete Praise Music -2218 Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 Or Call Carlton Burgess: 813-242-8383 Eddie Durant: 813-215-9294


Entertainment At 50, What's Left For Michael Jackson? MICHAEL JACKSON Michael Jackson turns 50 on Friday. What do you get for the man who has everything, including a killer discography, a couple of sexual assault accusations, at least one white glove, a sprawling ranch teetering on foreclosure, a family that can only be described as indescribable, and a button nose that often looks unbuttoned? Reaching The Big FiveOh is a profound event in every life. But for Michael, it represents a fork in his moonwalking path. One direction will take him to his own personal neverland, as in never be seen or heard from again. The other. will lead him back to stardom and his rightful place atop the pop throne. Which way will he go? Now that he's 50, will he make it to 60? And what will he be like if he does? Connect With Fans First step: End the seclu sion. Michael wants to get away from all the prying eyes -especially in the aftermath of his acquittal in his 2005 sexual assault case that threatened to put him in the slammer. What Michael has now is a different kind of prison, one of his own making. Whether he's in a residence 50 miles outside of Las Vegas or at his pad in Bahrain or someplace else, he's not connecting with his public. And in show business, either you're embracing your fans or pushing them away; there is no middle ground. l\Ia k< Sonw N <'W :\I usic Michael could also use a new CD, something that embraces his R&B/soul roots but also incorporates the latest in hiphop/pop/rock. He has the money to hire the best songwriters and the finest producers. Photographer Sues Chris Brown, Rlhanna CHRIS BROWN And Girlfriend, RIHANNA ST PETERSBURG, FLA photographer with tbt, a St. Petersburg alternative publication, is suing R&B singers Chris Brown and Rihanna, saying their bodyguards beat him and broke his camera. Luis Santana on Wednesday filed the $1 million lawsuit, which also names the bodyguards and a St. Petersburg club where the attack allegedly occurred May 6. Santana says the bodyguards tore off his shirt, knocked him down and repeatedly kicked him. He's seeking compensation for his $3,000 camera, pho tos that were lost, injuries and emotional distress. Brown's attorney, Kenneth Meiselas, denies the singer or his security were involved in the alleged incident. 50 Cent: Emlnem Is 1Like My Grandmother' I -50 CENT vs. EMINEM What is Eminem up to? Some photos from Santa Monica, California, surfaced online over the weekend in which Em is wearing all white and appears to be on some type of video set. Could it be for a clip from his forthcoming LP, Relapse?. His label has no comment as to where the pictures are from, but Em's good friend 50 Cent had plenty to say about his friend/collaborator. While 50 was shooting his latest film, "Dead Man Running," in Eu.rope, he took some time out to tell MTV UK that Eminem reminds him of his grandmother. "It's always a pleasure working with Em for me," 50 said. "When I leave here, I'm actually going back to the States, to Detroit, to work with him again. You know, me and Em, we work really close together. He's like a relative to me .... He's done something for me He's like my grandmother. He's someone that provided an opportunity for me to take care of myself when I could not take care of myself. My grandma did it when I was a child, and then Em provided the opportunity for me as an adult." Will S .mith Rolling Out Low-Profile Oscar Bid LOS ANGELES --Will Smith's new drama "Seven Pounds" is rolling out 'to tastemakers ahead of its December 19 release, having largely flown below blog ger radars until now Smith's role in the Sony film, as an Internal Revenue Service functionary who mysteriously drops into the lives of strangers in an apparent bid to help them, comes in a movie steeped in melancholy. That makes the drama an anomaly: It features the world's biggest movie star in a film that also is one of the season's most serious. There are grace notes about penance and sacrifice, but this isn't Tom Cruise in "Jerry Maguire." Since this movie is so much weightier than anything he's done before, the .WILL. SMITH role will be a litmus test of Smith's pre-viously unbreakable box office mettle; "The Pursuit of Happyness"' almost looks like "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" by comparison. (Both "Seven Pounds and. "The Pursuit of Happyness" were directed by Gabriele Muccino.) DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Four Christmases -Pretty good comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn. [**"] Cadillac Records -A must-see movie about a record label who introduced Etta James, Little Walter and Chuck Berry to the world. [**"] Transporter 3 -Action-packed movie starring Jason Statham. Worth Seeing![**"] Twilight -A gentleman vampire falls in love with the new girl 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 starring 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! Rollercoaster of action. No. 1 at box office -$70M. lJ Role Model-Above-Average comedy with too much profanity. Not for kids under 13. [**Y2] Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa -An average animation for kids. I usually like these types of movies, but this one moved too slow. No action! il RocknRolla -This crime caper starts out slow but picks up in the end. i Fireproof -A heroic fireman in a failing marriage takes up his father's challenge to be part of a 40-day commitment to save his marriage. Mustsee for married couples. [**"*] Max Payne -Mark Wahlberg plays an out of control cop looking for the killers who killed his family. Yoo might want to pass on this one. [**] The Secret Life of Bees -Pretty good, tear-jerker drama set in the 60s starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah and Alicia Keys. Jada Pinkett Smith executive produced this move. Must See! [**"Y2] 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 Lies -Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe star in this tnriller about a CIA operative going undercover to catch a major terrorist leader. Worth Seeing. [***Y2] Quarantine -A TV" -&ild 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 -comedy abo\lt a trying to save a pampered dogirt;;JVlexico City. Good for Appaloosa -Two gunmen are hjred to clean up a dangerous town. This movie had potential to be good but fell short. Not enough action. rJ Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist -Two teenagers come together in an all-night quest to find a legendary band. Wait for video. [**] Miracle At St. Anna: A Spike Lee masterpiece about 4 Black soldiers stationed in Italy during World War II. A Must See! Tear-jerker. r**"J Eagle Eye-2: Strangers thrown together by a mysterious_phone call from a woman threatening their lives and family. Action-packed. ["**Y2] 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! rJ Igor -This movie tells the story of one Igor whose sick of being a lab assistant. Good message but very dark for r 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. rj Sum After Reading -Off-beat comedy starrin9 George CJooney and Brad Pitt. This movie starts out slow but ends up bemg pretty funny,. wacky and RATINGS **" -Very Good I *" -Good I *' Average I -Wait For Video ., :::0 c c m 0 m 3: m m :::0 ...... ]') 1\) 0 0 CD ., r-0 :::0 z m r;m c: r r-z ., c: m r-u; % m c m < m ..... c: m C/) c )> z c ., :::0 6


co Read All About It N ,... a: w m :E w 0 w c >=' < c a: LL c a: LL c z <( c Ui w ::::l t-> a: w > w c w l: Ui :::i m ::::l 0.. z t:i ..J ..J ::::l m I ..J w z i= z w Ui <( c a: 0 ..J u. m I 0 N w (!) Ask Deanna! Is an advice col umn known for its fearless approach to reality-based subjects! Dear Deanna! When I met the woman I'm with, I wasn't saved. Now I've given my life to the Lord and she doesn't understand why I won't have sex with her. I asked her to marry me but she said no. I don't feel as if I can continue this relationship because my salvation is more important. What should I do? Dear Dennis: Dennis Memphis, TN You're doing the right thing by avoiding fornication which is a sin. Today's Birthday-You can do well this year, but don't take it for granted. Gambling, for example, will not be a good idea. What comes easily can go just as fast. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -The first thing that seems to happen, after you make a commitment, is that you have a lot more work to do. And some of it is unfamil iar Proceed with caution Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You're getting luckier finan cially, but this is not a blank check. You can go through a lot veryquickly, as you may already know Take care Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -Don't let yourself get too riled up about what you've recently read. Check it out before passing along unsubstantiated gossip As usual. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Hold off on major purchases for a little while longer If it still looks like a good idea by Thursday or Friday, go ahead. You may not even want it by then, which would save a lot. Aries (March 21-April 19) You're being severely test ed, but it's not more than you can take. Your friends believe you can make high marks, and you probably will. Trust their good judgment. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Your business sense is espe cially good now You'll be able to get an excellent deal on It's nbt worth it to send your soul to Hell over lust--a moment of passion with someone who isn't your spouse. Lead her to the Lord and help her become saved. God doesn't want you to be unequally yoked so don't sweat the marriage rejection. Pray for her and continue to walk with God so she'll see your faith and obedience. 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. something you've been wanti ng for quite a while. Check with your overseas contacts Gemini (May 21-June 21) -Your luck is improving regarding travel, publications and anything involving foreign ers This lasts for most of the year, by the way Better prac t i ce your second language. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Get somebody else to carry the heavy load You deserve a break. Somebody else wants to do it, and this person will do a wonderful job. Relax and give them a chance. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) You should see an improvement in your partner's attitude Or if you're still looking for a mate there's a good chance you'll meet a great person. More fun ahead Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Stop stressing about finances and plan a nice excursion You can't go right away, but it's fun to have a goal. It gives you something cheerful to think about. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) A conversation with a loved one is particularly satisfying You understand each other better than you have in quite a while You don't have to agree, just listen and understand Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) You inight be getting tired, amazing as that seems. You generally have the energy of three normal human beings. It would be OK to get some help; if it's not cheating MAN. X REALL'r HATE THIS TJME OF THE YE.AA! ALL MY CHILDREN: Frankie and Randi were terribly embarrassed when Angie walked in as they made love for the first time. Greenlee saw pictures online from Randi's past and told Erica, who realized Randi can't remain the face of Fusion, while Frankie hid the extent of his upset about Randi's porn photos. Brot admitted to Taylor that her love kept him alive, but wouldn't let her touch him. Tipped by Jake about the mili tary police asking questions, Brot was about to flee but decided to turn himself in. Krystal crashed her car after David drugged her eggnog Stunned to learn that Reese had been engaged to a man, Bianca questioned her girlfriend. Someone recorded Annie as Aidan told her that Ryan is bad. Coming: Amanda does David's bidding. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Brad overheard Craig and Dani talking and was prepared to turn Craig over to Margo, but changed his mind, much to Katie's relief Under James' influence, Paul faked a suicide to get Meg back. However Meg went into labor while trying to help an uncon scious Paul and Dusty got her to the hospital, where she gave birth to a baby girl. Paul com pletely lost his grip on reality and was taken to the psych ward. Hold e n curtly informed Dusty that the Snyders will take care of Meg. Finally admitting that he did make a pass at Luke Brian convinced Luke that his feelings for Lucinda are genuine. When Jade was caught sneaking into Lily's house, Derek agreed to help her, as long as no one tells Jade that Derek could be her father. Coming : Katie has trouble living with her actions BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: A guilt-ridden Rick vowed to live a decent life from now on, but his presence caused a disruption at Phoebe's memo rial service Ridge was torn between his grief over Phoebe and his love for Brooke, making a deci sion regarding Rick after hearing Stephanie's reason for seeking retribution Rick was heartbroken when Brooke told him that she supports Ridge's decision. Grace, who Thorne hired to pose as Donna, hit him up for more money. A suspicious Owen held a meeting with Grace and Donna, and eavesdropped as Thorne leveled a threat, then offered a bribe to Grace. Following Owen's reve latory face-off with Eric, Donna was surprised as she flew away from LA Coming: A fresh start, at last. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Devastated when Kelly acknowledged she's not pregnant, Nicole told Brady she's going to get a baby for EJ somehow Dr. Baker agreed to lie for Nicole about the preg nancy in return for $750,000 only for Nicole to realize that she can't get the money right away Suffering a concussion from his fall, Bo began having flashes of an unknown child in danger. Sami and Rate grew closer as she tended to his wound Melanie tried to stir up trouble between Philip and Stephanie, but ended up being fired by Philip, as he and Stephanie shared their first kiss. Tormented by an erotic dream of Chloe Daniel was shaken when she opened her door, scantily dressed expecting Lucas. Coming: Rate can t deny his growing feelings for Sami. Sentinel's Top 1 3 Albums 1. 808s & Heartbreak ........................ Kanye West 2. Theater Of The Mind .......................... Ludacris 3. I Am ... Sasha Fierce ........................... Beyonce 4 Paper Traii .................................. ........ .......... T .I. 5. Thr33 Ringz ............................................ T-Pain 6. The Ball Street Journal ............................ E-40 7. Evolver ........................................ John Legend 8. Tha Carter III ................................. .... Lil Wayne 9. Year Of The Gentleman ......................... Ne-Yo 1 0 Fearless .............................. Jazmine Sullivan 11. Jennifer Hudson ................ Jennifer Hudson 12. The Recession .......................... Young Jeezy 13 Good Girl Gone Bad ........................ Rihanna NOTHtNG ON TV eUT CHJ?lSTMA.$ SPCJAI.5. HOW MANY TtME:S CAN X SEE: SHOWS .A80tir SAN"TA? ,:. WAS MORE YAAIETY GENERAL HOSPITAL: Jason turned down the government's offer of immunity in return for giving them evidence against Sonny. As Sonny readied his plan to use Jason's routes to move shipments while he's busy with the Russians, he and Jason faced a decision about going to war against each other Sam fell into a pit while fleeing from the Russians and suffered from hypothermia Sasha wanted $10 million from Jason in exchange for Sam's location, as their meeting took an unex pected turn Jerry taunted CJaudia with the news that he hid a DVD in Sonny's house that reveals her role in Michael's shooting Nadine's aunt left her a patent for an invention. Johnny insisted on supporting himself Coming: Luke and Tracy are still at odds. GUIDING LIGHT: Thrilled by Grady's request that she move in with him, Daisy first agreed to stay with Marina and Mallet for the holidays but changed her mind whem she overheard them pre dict that by then she won't want to move Bill told Dinah that he has no memory of the kidnapping or what led up to it. Grady warned Dinah that Alan will kill Bill if she tells the police the truth. Beth lied to Alan about having other plans whim she found out that he presumed she'd go to China with him for Christmas. A depressed Shayne parked his car on the railroad tracks Ava turned up unex pectedly When Christina overheard Ava and Remy's conversation, she assumed he means to reunite with Ava, and lied to him about being out of town for the holidays Coming: Living together stresses Natalia and Olivia ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Tea convinced Todd to fight, and changed his plea much to Nora's fury. When Tea grilled Marty on the witness stand, Cole was shattered by what he heard. To stop Vanessa and Lola from being qeported, Cristian claimed to be in love with Vanessa and is marry ing her. However, Sarah confronted Vanessa, refusing to give up without a fight. Rex concealed his financial problems from Gigi but was desper ate to buy Shane an expensive toy for Christmas. Brody struck a deal to help "Jessica" break out of St. Ann's to see her children, but double-crossed Tess, revealing to Dr. Levin that she's not Jessica, and incurring her wrath. Coming: Rex makes an admission to Gigi. YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Michael confronted River, telling him that he knows River helped set off the bomb in order to make a $4 million bank heist. Eden and Noah found the money from Jana in Eden's teddy bear and removed it, so that River discovered only paper. Kay had flashbacks of her past. Meanwhile, the owner of the shop where Kay pawned the ring made a mysterious call. Facing proof of Adam's role in forging the journal, Heather arrested him and was ready to prosecute. Jeff let it slip to Jack thiil Gloria tam pered with the face cream. Ashley was ready to have Jabot sue Gloria, while Jeff told Gloria to sign the divorce papers to protect their money John's spirit encouraged Jack to reclaim his place at Jabot. Coming: Paul's investigation supports Heather's case. Sentinel's Top 1 0 Singles 1. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On lt) ....... Beyonce 2. Live Your Life .............. T.I. Featuring Rihanna 3. Miss lndependent.. ................................. Ne-Yo 4. Bust Your Windows ............ Jazlliine Sullivan 5. Chopped 'N' Skrewed ......... T-Pain Featuring Ludacris 6. Mrs. Officer ......... Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino 7. Spotlight ................................ Jennifer Hudson 8. Whatever You Like ...... '-. .................. .' ............ T:J. 9. Green Light .... John Legend Featuring Andre 3000 10. Trading Places .................. ................... Usher YOU MEAN LlKE THE :2&1-HOUR FOOTBALL CHANNEL YOU WATCH?


National ., ::D 6 Simpson's 4 Accomplices Get Pro bation Democrats, White House Get Auto Deal White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joel Kaplan briefs reporters, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at the White ... WASHINGTON Majority Democr ,ats and the Bush White House have finalized a deal to spend $14 billion on emergency loans for struggling U .S. automakers, congressional officials said Wednesday. Strong opposition lingered among some Republicans was final, although it .did report "very good progress." c m 0 m 3: LAS VEGAS The luckiest guys in Las Vegas this week we.re four-O.J. Simpson accomplices who walked out of court with pro bation while the former foot ball star sits in prison for his role in an armed confronta tion over memorabilia from his past exploits. Sentencing of the man who wielded a gun during the robbery sparked a courtroom outburst Tuesday from one victim of the hotel room heist who said Michael McClinton should have been sent to prison. "I'm just very disappoint .ed," said Bruce Fromong,. one of the two sports memorabilia dealers robbed by Simpson and the other men. "I agreed completely with probation for the two guys who were just there backing up O.J. But McClinton stood a couple of feet from me with a gun in my face and said, Til shoot your (exple tive).'" "Use a gun, go to jail. That's my theory," Fromong said. The collectibles dealer was ejected from the courthouse during sentencing of four of the men who joined Simpson on Sept. 13, 2007, at a casino hotel room where he con-Top (L-R):McClinton, Ehrlichand Bottom(L-R): Alexander and Cashmore. fronted Fromong and Alfred Beardsley, who were peddling mementoes of Simpson's career. "You've got to be kidding me!" Fromong exclaimed after Clark County District Judge Jackie Glass sentenced McClinton to eight years' probation. She suspended a prison term of two to seven years. The judge told McClinton: "You were the one that had. a gun. You were the one that brandished a weapon." But Glass said she considered McClinton's cooperation in testifying and the fact that he had no criminal record in granting him probation. She handed probation terms of six years to Charles Ehrlich, four years to Walter Alexander and three years to Charles Cashmore. All three spoke of being lured into the plan by Simpson, who asked for help in retrieving his al items. "On that day, everybody was a snake. O.J. Simpson was the snake charmer," said Robert Dennis Rentzer, Alexander's attorney. "The man has charisma. There is -something about him that captures individuals and draws them into his circle." The sentencing was not the end of the seamy saga, The judge scheduled a Dec. 19 hearing to discuss restitution for articles taken from the hotel room. Fromong has claimed he lost about $150,000 worth of memorabilia, while others have called that figure inflated. Simpson has said the items in the room were stolen from him: Glass acknowledged the issue is complicated and will require testimony. The White House did not go as far as to say the deal CD m ::D The measure could see a House vote later Wednesday ..... and be enacted. by week's erid It would create a govern-ment "car czar" to dole out the loans, with the power to force the carmakers in to bankruptcy next spring if they didn't cut quick deals with labor unions, creditors and others to restructure their businesses and become viable. Toni Braxton Had Benign Tumor Removed LOS ANGELES -Toni Braxton had a good t:eason for not dancing on the finale of "Dancing With the Stars" last month: The 41-year-old singer says she had a benign tumor removed from her breast the week before. Braxton she knew about the tumor before she appeared on the ABC show. She scheduled the surgery after being eliminated from the competition on Oct. 20. She tells Us Weekly magazine in its issue out Friday: "Getting the boot on the show was actually a blessing in disguise for me. My grandmother on my dad's side of breast cancer, TONI BRAXTON and I have aunts on both sides that have breast can: cer Though Braxton is still recovering, she is scheduled to appear on the "Dancing With the Stars" tour, which begins Dec. 17 in San Diego. .,. 6 en m z -t z m ':"' CD c: rr--z c CD r-ii % m a 111 appreciate that it caters m < m -t c: m en c ':1:1! ,.. to women.of all ages." Women's health deserves special attention. That's why at Tampa General, we've created a Women's Center that combines the technology you expect with the thoughtful details and pampering amenities you want With dedicated gynecology operating rooms, separate women's surgery waiting area and a soothing, spa-like decor, our Women's Center makes caring for .. womenof all ages -a priority. Tampa General Hospital Trusted for our expertise. Chosen for our care."' z c ., ::D 6


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Polk County News Learn. The Principles Of Kwanzaa At Polk Museum Of Art LAKELAND, FL. -Polk Museum of Art will be hosting its annual Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday, December 20 at .1:00pm The event is free 1\nd open to the public, and will feature an energetic and entertaining presentation by the Kuumba Dancers and Drummers ofTampa. "Kwanzaa is traditionally observed just after Christmas," said Daniel E. Executive Director of Polk Museum of Art "We wanted to celebrate earlier so that families could come learn the principles of Kwanzaa and then go home a,nd observe the holiday on their'uwn." The Kuumba Dancers and Drummers of Tampa will entertain the crowd with dancing, a presentation of the elements of a Kwanzaa table, and telling African folk tales. Children will also be given an opportunity to play traditional African musical instruments. Kwanzaa Celebration will begin at 1 p. m The presen tation and entertainment by the Kuumba Dancers and Drummers is free. After the presentation and entertainment, an optional hands-on activity will be offered. There is a $2 per person materials fee for the hands on activity. For more information call 863-688 5423. A Unique Christmas Gift JAMESVANN While searching for Christmas gifts for the chil dren on your Christmas. list, one of the iteJI15 can inch l de "Color Me Kwanzaa," pUblished by James Vann. The 2008 edition of the book has been updated and even includes photos of President-Elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle.. -The eoloring book contains histot y on Kwanzaa -founder; meaning of the Swahili words for each day and when to light what color candles. "Color Me KWa.nzaa" is a creation by artist/painter Vann. He will be one of the participants for the Kwanzaa Celebration at tP,e Polk County Museum on December 20th. He 'will COVER OF COLORING BOOK have the coloring books available. Vann, whose art is currently on display Tampa Artist Emporium, says his goal with the coloring book is an attempt to raise the awareness of the AfricanAmerican holiday, which begins the day after Christmas. In this area, Kwanzaa is not as popular as Polk County or Pinellas. And, it's dwindling in those areas," he said. "I believe our chil dren can benefit from it." For more information ori the coloring book or Vann's work as an artist, call (813) 643-0261 or check the email at jazzycanyas@aol.com. ., lJ 6 Students Partlc l pate In aasketball Free aJ Thro1ftf Competition Michael Shaw, II, left, and Dustin Hunt, right, represented their school, Berkley Accelerated Middle School (BAMS) in a Basketball Free-Throw Competition on Saturday, December 6, 2008. The event was held at the Boys & Girls Club in Winter Haven. There were numerous skilled shooters in the competition. Shaw received a Third Place trophy for his performance in the 12-13 age group. Hum received a First Place trophy for his performance in the 10-11 age group. H urn will represent the school in the next level of the tition in January 2009. That competition will be held in Lake Placid, Florida. Congratulations, Michael and Dustin! LAW OFFICE OF PATRICIA DAWSON, Criminal Defense, Family Law & Personal Injury Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 Tampa, Florida 33618 (813) 386-5730 Former Hillsborough County Prosecutor-Deputy Chief The hiring of a lawyer is an imponant dccisioo that should not be based Before decide, ask us to SQid FREE written infmnation about 1 (813) 892-8193) ,.,,.,,_.._,.,,.,,,,.,.._,....,n,...,,,.,,,.,,..,,, .. '' -. Or Email: callrickywllllams@gmail.com -Available 24 Hrs./Day FREE Consultation RICKY E WILLIAMS N N 0 0 01) ., r-. 0 !! g C/) mZ -t z m r;aJ c: rm :::j z c: aJ c CJ) m c m < m lJ < -t c: m CJ) c )> z c ., ::D c C) m N w I aJ.


a: w m :::E w 0 w c >.;' i3 Madi's 13! es you mu success. Stay focused on the future! See It! Believe It! Achieve It! Receive It! BAMSNews a: Madi Mitchell recently Medical Center m Davenport, Florida recog nized its Employees of the Quarter. The categories were outstanding employee, manager and nursing excellence. Mona Hughes, a Secretary in Diagnostic Imaging Congratulations are extended to students o.f Berkley Accelerated Middle School (BAMS) for earning the title of "Knights of the Week": 6th Grade: Wyatt Waterfield and Kelsey Waggoner; 7th Grade: Daisy 'Grout and Mason Mills; and 8th Grade: Zane Smith and Katie Widner. Keep up the good work! lL celebrated her 13th birth-day with a celebration bash that was held at the home of her parents. On the guest list were some of Madi's classmates and friends: Shaley Magow, Jarred I Zach lson, Bret Taylor, Jake Smith, Hunter Dowdy, Kira Vaught, Clair Chambers, Detroit Pettus, Sydney Bail.y, Kara Quintinella,. Will Davis, Luke Snyder, Baylee Thompson, Blake Allen, Nathan Byrd, Michael Shaw II, Taylor Fike and Braden received the Fourth Quarter Outstanding Employee awar.d. Belinda Rieger, Director of Rehabi li ta ti ve Services received the Fourth Quarter Manager award. Kimberly Moore, a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit was recognized as Fourth Quarter Nursing Excellence Employee. Congratulations, Ladies! Job well-done! Keep up the great work. Congratulations are extended to BAMS Teacher, David Simmons and his 7th }}orne room class in their success ful effort to bring in 271 canned food items for needy families. The items were donated to Auburndale Relief. As their reward, the class will enjoy a donut and juice party! C Ortiz. a: lL c z <( c C/) w :::: t-w > w c w ::z::: C/) :J m :::: a. z i= w ..J ..J :::: m ...J w z j:; z w C/) a: 0 ..J lL Madi and her friends enjoyed an evening qf music, fun, and participating in limbo and pie-eating contests. Music was provided by a local DJ. Along with a Chocolate Fountain .... on the menu was PIZZA, lots of candy, and birthday cake. Happy Birthday, Madi! You are officially a 'Teenager'! Employees Recognized On December 4th, the Heart of Florida Recional Shaw-Nut' Shout-out This week' s Shaw-Nuf Shout-out is extended to the new participants of YouthBuild-Lakeland: Tiffany Wilson, Chris Edwards, Dale Flener, Ebony Fitzgerald, Demetrius Battle, Walter Steiger, Jessica Hammond, Jeff Engler and Tomarra Zinnerman. Shaw-Nuf Talk to Shaw-Nuf Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from you. Share your exciting news and/or photos of your celebrations, special events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, family reunions, etc., with the readership of the Florida S entinel B ulle t i n and Shaw-Nuf Talk b y sending an e-mail to: s h awnuftalk@yahoo. com or calling (863 ) 51;38437 AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS WRECK LIVES! GIBBS & PARNELL, PA ATT@RNEYS AT LAW A P GI.BBS. ISQ MATIHEW KOCHEVAR ESQ THOMAS E. 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The Brown Bear published book Black Pride: A Collection of Poetry and Readings has been gaining mOJilentum throughout the local community. On Friday September 5, 2008 the Sentinel featured an article in the Polk County news section about a poetry event Brown Bear Publishing held .at. Polk. Community College in Lakeland. The event was a huge success a s 150 people attende d the book release I s igning. Three of the local poets -Lynne Simpkins, Lena Ford and Ashley C. Troutman -were able to present their work to the attendees. A Voter's Registration drive was held and conducted that evening by Anthony Troutinan and Curtis Cumberbatch. The two Ill: gentlemen registere(l 50 new voters. The three l0<; al poets had their work on display at the Medulla Arts and Poetry Festival earlier this month. Adoption LYNNE SIMPKINS LENA FORD The book, Black Pride, is a collective effort of five poets; four of which ar.e residents of Lakeland EL -Walter Brown, Publisher I Poet; Ashley C. Troutman, Poet;, V. Lynne Simpkins, Poet; and Lena Ford, Poet. Phyliss Stowe-JacksonDetroit, MI -is the only euntributur not--from Lakeland. Ashley, Lynne, and Lena were all born and raised in Lakeland,-while Walter Brown is originally from Michigan, but has been in Lakeland for over 10 years. All five poets are spiritually grounded individuals whose faith is apparent in their writings; however, they all speak on a variety of subjects. No matter if they are talking about Jesus Christ, Love, or African American History their Black Pride" comes shining through. For information on how to get the book, call (863 ) 661-0414, (863) 513-2712, or (863) 838-0296. Immigration Civil I Personal Injury Bankruptcy Guardianship Probate Wills Call Us. We Can Help F. Kemi Oguntebl Attorney At Law 109 N. Armenia Avenue Tampa, FL 33609 The hi:fng of a ll!wyer Is an lfnportant decision that should not be baSad soJeiY IIPQ!l advartiSements. 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'.:1\ -Feature l:J c now Bas [hristmas.[hanQed? c m () m s:: llJ m ::0 If you a re in your late 40s or older, celebrating Christmas when you were a child was a lot different than it is today. I-Pods and other electronic gaagets that kids want today hadn t been created Just getting a pair of skates was enough. Today children s expecta tions have grown a nd reflect how commercial Chri stma s has become. A few people were asked how Christmas has changed since they were children. These are their responses: Tampa Housing Authority Director, Jerome Ryans: "I think we were more appreciative when I was a child, because we didn't expect that much and appreciated what ever we got. Our parents just didn't have the money. The chur. ch was the place to be when I was growing up "Christmas dinner was a big deal, and it was like a family reunion. We were all so thankful for what we had. Today, kids take Christmas for granted If you got a bicycle, you were fortunate. I think technology has spoiled today's children. Queen Miller: "I was glad to get a piece of fruit when I was a child. Today, they expect too much. Parents shower their children with too many gifts year around, and they don t know how to earn anything. They think you are supposed to give them whatever they want "Today's parent tries to make sure their children get everything. The have changed, and when I was a child, how you p.er formed in school had a lot to do with how you celebrated Chr i stmas Diana Webb: "When I was a kid, we had snow. You won t see that in Florida. "Sometimes, you' d get something and sometimes you wouldn't. It was just important for families to get together The true meaning of Christmas is gone. Today, people only want to open gifts and eat. When I was a kid, you gave thanks to God first, then our doors would open to everyone. This is my time of year and although I have so little, I will share it with everyone I can. We need to reach out to each other today like we did when I was a kid." Gwen And Les Miller: "It's not as down-home as it used to be It' s all commer cial. Families used to enjoy just getting together. Christmas music and decora tions go up before Halloween today, and it's just all com mercial. "The reason for the season is gone. Keep in your mind and heart the reason for the season, and you'll always cel ebrate the real reason. Now, From Your Law Firm At;e : c ... .... : .\'(\/# New Year Am <(') Our45 Yea To The: 50t E. Kenned''.: ry J. Person, Esq. Delano S. Stewart, FL 33'602 (81_, ....... kids know there's no Santa Claus. They don't care as long as they get something and it's expensive Connie Burton: When I was a child, it was about love, the neighb9rhood and the community, all expressions of love. "I remember an affluent lady would give me Reader s Digest books andJ'd catch up on what was happening all over the world. I was very appreciative for that. Now that ifs all business, people are just trying to outspend each other. The children are calling the shots now and are demanding what they want so they can fit in with their peers." '"rl r 0 ::o 6 )> CJ) m z -f z m r I lXI c: r r m ::::! z "tJ c: llJ r c;; :::t m c m < m ::D -< -f c: m CJ) c )> z c ., ::0 c ;g C') m w I ()


co 0 0 N N' ,... Feature a: w Ill == w 0 w c True Spirit 01 (hristmas Shown In Helpinl! Others >=' C( BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor C Although Americans are ff keeping an eye on the econo-c a: LL c z <( c CJ) w => 1-> a: w > w c w :l: CJ) :::i al => 0.. z i= w ..J ..J => Ill I ..J w z my, many make an extra effort to get into the spirit of Christmas. Some people dec orate their homes while others decorate the hearts of others by extending a help ing hand Last year, Reverend Karen Jackson Sims decided to adopt the Amen Outreach Center and the Hillsborough House of Hope shelters. The two places provide housing for families who suddenly fall upon misfortune. With the help of others, Reverend Sims collected wish lists and appealed to the community for gifts. "Last year was very successful. We were able to help people living in both of those shelters," she said. Once again, Reverend Sims, along with her husband, Roy Sims, and mother, Joanne Mumford, along with members of her church, have joined forces and are adopting the shelters again. The drop off location this year is Mount Zion A. M. E. Church, 5920 Robert Toole Drive, Riverview. Reverend Vincent Lane is the senior pastor Reverend Sims said, "Rather than having a Christmas Party, we're using those resources to try and help more families. We have not had even one request for toys this year. People are asking for clothes for their children." i= z w CJ) Greetings New St. Matthew Family and Friends

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co 0 0 N N' or-a: w m ::E w (.) w 0 >-"' a: w > w c w :::c C/) m ::J D.. z ..J ..J ::J m I ..J w z i= z w C/) c:( e a: 0 ..J LL Features Will The Etonomy Allett How You (elebrate (hristmas? BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Everyone has felt the bite of a sagging economy and nothing has reflected that more than the number of foreclosed homes in Hillsborough County. Still, with the Christmas holidays approaching, peo ple still try to not cut back on how they celebrate that day. A few people were contact ed, and this is how they said the economy will impact how they celebrate Christmas this year Aja Green: "The economy has had a huge affect, but I'm going to make the most of it. I'm the single mother 'of 3 children and a business owner. I'm J:IOt getting the volume I used to, and that rriakes it tough. "Jobs are down, and the men out there either can't find jobs or they are incarcerated. This Year, my money won't stretch as far as it used to, and the bills keep coming regardless of what time of year it is." Bershawn Howard: "It's going to make it for me, but I'll get through it. I'm the single mother of two, and when Christmas comes, the children will "understand. We're a praying family and we keep our faith alive. "We won't have a tree, but we'll put up some lights. My children already have a lot of things, and they aren't very demanding. God never puts more on us than we can bear. This Christmas will not be like it has been in the past, but thanks to peo_ple like Tonya Lewis and David Winston, they will make it better for my family and lots of others." Michelle Willjams: "I don't reall'y celebrate Christmas, but as an activist, I will make sure I can help as many children as I can. I want to be Robin Hood this year, and I'm putting together a toy drive, "Toys For Inner-City Children," to help those in need. "It's horrible how the economy has affected every one. Our dollars just don't go as far as they used to. This is the time when we really need to reach out to each other." Lillian Stringer: "Being the fruggle person I am, H take advantage of all the sales. I'm finished shopping, because I shop all year long for Christmas. You get great bargains that way and it makes me feel better to take advantage of those opportu nities. "This formula has worked for me over the past 5 years, because before I was like everyone else and waited to the last minute. When I did that, I always spent too much money. Because of my formula, prices don't impact me like they may other peo ple." Darla and Elliott Saunders: "We're going to try to maintain as we have in the past. With gas prices going down, that has helped a lt:>t, but the economy has had some affect on all of us. It hasn't been overwhelming for us, and as long as we're together, we have what we need." Jog 75t Wlth f]!ou T/zl.s Sea:son State Farm Insurance Ken Anthony Agency 1101 N. Howard Avenue (813) 251-8685 Renowned. Gos.pei Sintter Releases .(hristmas Sint!Ie From left to right: Teresa Durant, Judy Petterson (from the Tyier. Perry play, Madea Goes To JaiO, and Eddie Durant. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter The saga of Eddie Durant has been told before. Those close to him know the road he's traveled, and how he saved himself from death and a life in prison by turning to God and the church. Durant grew up gaining popularity as a top vocalist in the area during the days of the Gay Pappa Miles Teen Dances and area talent shows. Although he was sidetrackeq for several years, he continued to sing, and now has released his first Christmas single, "Let's Get Closer To God This Christmas." "I owe so much to so many people, but I have to put God first. When I decided to listen to what He was trying to tell me, that's when positive thin-gs started happening in my life." Durant said his manager, Carlton Burgess, inspired him to work on this project, and once they got started, he really got into it. "This is truly a blessing," said Durant. Burgess said of Durant, "this Christmas offering from Eddie will surely bless you as we celebrate the real meaning of the holiday. The song is well written and will inspire you to not only get closer to the Lord, but get closer to your family, friends, and church family." Burgess said he's proud of Durant and considers him a liv ing test imony that God can turn lives around. "The man you see before you transitioned from drug addic tion, prison and other difficulties transforming into a successful businessman, loving husband, and minister of the Gospel through song. "When you support ministries like Eddie's you sow good seeds into fertile ground, creating new and abundant opportu nities for his testimony to be heard around the world. I pray that God would continue to increase Eddie's territory and yours." 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Toy Drive ., :::D 0 organization Sponsors Toy Drive 0 m (') m s:: llJ m :::D Photos from other events, including this year's Christmas volunteers. Event organizer Tonya Lewis, center, is shown with other volunteers. On December 14th at the Hip Hop Soda Shop on Fowler Avenue, Children With A Vision, Incorporated and P. S Entertainment will be holding a toy drive to g ive to disadvantaged and dis abled children. They will be there from 1 p m. until 6 p m The organizations that will benefit from the donations are BlazeSports of Tampa Bay, Miracles Outreach Community Development, Inc., Jernese Brown (daughter of Ms. Jennifer Johnson who was murdered in November), St. Joseph's Children s Hospital, Shriner's Hospital, and dis placed families Companies on site will be Amerigroup, Lipps Foundation, Metro PCS, WTMP usoAM/96. tFM, N E Where Transport, the Florida Sentinel Bulietin, and a host of manymore th a t will app ea r a s v e nd o r s to give away promotional information and provide ser vices for an unwrapped toy. The mission of Children With A Vision Inc. is to pro vide leadership in the pursuit of excellence and to cre ate effective learning oppor tunities for all. "We believe education leads to success," said one of the organization's founders, Tonya Lewis. Given the resources, every student, every parent, and every leader can succeed and prosper. As business leaders, Wishing You -_ > A H11ppy And e Holiday Season! Rep. Betty Reea : 1 : Staff '''1-community leaders, and volunteers of this surrounding area, we can make this hao pen." For more information, con tact Mrs. Tonya M. Lewis at (813) Bs0-4454-Reporter Leon B. ...I. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-N mailed at lcrewsfisetr-8 CXI tinel.com. A BLESs Always Remember. .. ''Jesus Is The Reason For The Season'' Thanks To My Clients, Family And Friends For Your Continuous Support. MINISTER MICHELLE B.-PATTY MICHELLE B. PATTY iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii REFERRAL SERVICES Don't forget, if you are injured in an auto accident, slip and fall, or pedestrian incident Call Michelle B. Patty's Referral Service, and let me assist you. (813) 495-3702. MERRY CHRISiMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR ., I"'" 0 :::D a )> en m z -4 z m r;-m c: I"'" I"'" m -i z "D c: llJ I"'" c;; :::c m 0 m < m :::D < -4 c: m en 0 )> z 0 ., :a 6


tO 0 0 C\1 T"" a: Feature 1 Detember 'Babies' Feel (heated Holidays w c >"' <( c a: LL DANNY GREEN Born December 10th BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor One of the many complaints we often hear from people born near Christmas is that their birthdays are merged w ith the holiday and that they receive less gifts. We at the Sentinel would like to wish all C December birthday celdff: brants a Happy Birthday. C This reporter talked to some people born during the month of December and c here are their responses to ffi the question: "Do you feel ::J .... > a: w > w c w J: CJ) ::J ID ::J a.. z i= w ...J ...J ::J ID I ...J w z i= z w CJ) MS. BETfY DAWKINS Born December 16th you receive less gifts because your birthday is in December?" Danny Green said, I think I get a raw deal because my birthday is in Decembe r I usually get only one gift on my birthday and Christmas together. Most people say they don't have the money, or it's too close to Christmas. So, they buy one large gift and that's just not fair!" Ms. Betty Dawkins said, No, I don't feel cheated because my birthday is close to Christmas. I am a MS. LACITIA CARTER Born December 19th child of God and He does an excellent job of celebrat ing me." Ms. Lacitia Carter said, This year I will be 34 years old, and I have always felt that I g e t left out on my birthday being that it is only a week before Christmas. I think that I have heard every excuse in the book about why I only will get one gift, which is a combination of my birthday. and Christmas all rolled up into one." Mrs. Toynetta Cobb said, "I don't feel cheated <( c a: 0 ...J LL estaltlishefl u I tO w (!) Downtown Tam 1207 N. Franklin Tampa, FL 33602 -(813) 248-6111 / Q9 '-71/e t-YrUzKe Not Excuses! MS. TOYNETIA COBB Born December 24th anymore. I've grown up now and I understand that I'm blessed to just have another birthday. Ricky Wade said, 'Tm so used to it. Everyone always gives me one present for two events and say RICKY WADE Born December 29th 'here's your Christmas and birthday.' "I've only had one birthday party in my life and that was when I was about 6 or 7 years old. But, it doesn' t even bother me anymore. Ministry Tries To Raise Toys For Needy Kids The Hope For Life Worth Living Ministry and their holiday initiative, "Bells Will Be Ringing For Christmas For Kids," will be hosting an event December 13, 208 with hopes of col lecting toy donations for needy children. The event will be held at the new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, 1601 West Kennedy Boulevard, from 1 p.m. until 4 p m As part of the event, a "Dunk The DJ" contest will be held with a disc jockey from Wild 98FM. There will also be raffles and giveaways Donna Potts, founder of the ministry, is asking everyone to bring a toy donation and get a chance to dunk the DJ. "We want to make this something for the children and the rest of the family We want everyone to come out and have a good time while dropping off to y s for children who otherwise won't be getting for Christmas." On December 14th, the ministry will be holding a toy drive at the Town N Country Wal-Mart from 1 pm to 5 p .rri. For more information, contact Donna Potts at (813) 3744861. -Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, ore-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. Hillsborough County (813) 247-5092 Polk County 328 Dorsett Ave. (863) 678-077? Lake Wales, !=L 33853 .. Toll 1-877-437-2663 voo ft fr fiY Howard McKnight;Cert. Public 1936 E. Hillsborough Thmpa 33610 237-4496


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Feature ,. 2J 6 Hospital Employee [ontinues Tradition 01 Gilts c m 0 m 3: On Wednesday afternoon, hundreds of gifts were picked up from Tampa General Hospital as part of the hospital's Annual Hillsborough County Foster Angel Program. The program benefits the children in Hillsborough County Foster Care Programs. Currently, more than 1,500 children are in foster care For the past several years, Tampa General Hospital has been one of the largest contributors to the Rfogram This year marks the 19 year the hospital has participated in the pro gram. Although several of the hospital's employees make donations to the program, one employee goes above and beyond in giving. Delwyn Collins is a dishwasher at the hospital. Once he became involved, he. made it his mission to give to underprivileged children. Although Collins does not have any children of his own; he works to ensure that children in foster care have gifts on Christmas morning .. Throughout the year, Collins works over time and extra jobs to save money. He then takes his earnings and purchase over 300 gifts to be donated to the program. Collins has served as an inspiration to other employees to participate. His generosity has spread to hospital employees, volunteers, and University of South Florida employ-This row of bicycles are among the many gifts designated for children in foster care. The gifts will be distributed through the Hillsborough County Foster Angel Program. Photograph by Brunson). ees who are assigned to the hospital, Ms. Ellen Fiss, spokesperson for the hospital said On Wednesday the cafeteria stage was decorated with a winter wonderland scene and presents were lined along the walls and under the Christmas tree. Throughout the morning, employees, volunteers, and visitors dropped off gifts. Then at 2 p m., the gifts were officially present ed to the Hillsborough County Foster Angel Program at 2 p.m. Mac MacNeel is the founder and Director of the Hillsborough County Foster Angel Program. Youngsters most in need of contributions are teenagers, who prefer gift cards. Anyone wishing to obtain additional information or make a Shown in this photograph at the Annual Hillsborough County Foster Angel Program are Mac Ill m l:J ...... 1\) c c (X) ., MacNeel (seated), founder and r Director of the Hillsborough 0 County Foster Angel Program, l:J and Delwyn Collins, the hospi-tal's largest contributor to the en program. (Photograph by m Brunson). contribution may contact MacNeel at (8130 677-7376. z m ':" Ill c ..m ::1 z -a c: There Is No Time More Fitting To Say Ill r c;; :::1: m c m < m -t c m en c And To Wish You All A Happy Holiday Season And A New Year Filled With Love, Happiness And Prosperity ,.. z c "11 l:J CREM. .. HOl' 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, FL 626-8600 6 ..... ..... I 0


co 0 0 N N T"" a: w m :!1: w () w Feature Mission Sotiety Reathes out To The Homeless C The Mission Society of Macedonia M. B. Church is putting forth an effort to g ather items for the C homeless and to y s for needy children Ms. Keys said they are asking for donations of body soap, toothbrushes, tooth paste, mouth care products, body lotion, men care products, feminine products, deodorant, baby powder, bathroom products, hair care products, disinfecting wipes, baby wipes, Kleenex, and other hygiene products. fE Frances Key, a member of the society, is spearheading the effort to help the many home less P,.eople in the area "Although we're trying to provide toys for the children for Christmas, our focus is for the home less. "Recently we' ve gone into the downtown area to pass out food, and we found their need is much greater than we thought. What they really need are hygiene products, so we decided to put together an initiative to acquire the products for them.;' Ms. Key said in talking to the homeless people, she found out they were going to job interviews in dire need of grooming products and other hygiene items. "Those items are essential when you're trying impress someone to hire you." Ms. Key said when she and others went out to serve the homeless she !).ever expected to find so many people. FRANCES KEY gotten people." Ms. Key said they'd be on one block and see others on the next block, and they were just look ing for a place to sleep. "We will accept donations until December 2oth when we plan to start passing out the prod ucts This will be a year-round venture, not just for Christmas or other holidays." For more information, you can contact Frances Key at (813)495-7904. Reporter Leon, B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. Gift Idea "We can't judge these people, because a lot of C them are homeless because they didn't have a a: choice. LL "My attention was drawn to one man walking with a piece of cardboard. I realized that was his home he was carrying around with him. He asked for a plastic bag so he could cover the cardboard. That "really touched my heart, because I realized just how desperate these people are. Under c "My pastor, Fred Sanders, and I talked to Z them and after we passed out food for <( Thanksgiving, we realized they needed so much "I know people in other countries are suffer ing, but we need to take care of home first. There is a great need here as well as places like Haiti and Africa." $50. more. We were also overwhelmed by the emotion they showed and how thankful they were that someone cared about them. They feel like the forI> a: w > w c w :::t: U) ::::; m :::I a. z t= w ..J ..J ;::) m I ..J w z t= z w tn c( c ..J I.L () I N AIKENS FUNERAL HOME FAMILY AND STAFF 2009 CALENDARS COMING IN 2 'WEEKS WISHING ALL THEFAMILIES OF THE COMMUNITY A JOYFUL AND BLESSED HOLIDAY. -_ Yvonne and La Cheryl Aikens, L.F.D.IC. Ka Tina N. Davis, L.F.D, Clarence Thompson, Jolmny Hough, Lula Powell. George Pugh. Glen Williams, Charles Borders, Regmald Washington, Darren Watson, Natalie Powell. Willie B. Doyle, Moses Davis, Adrian White, William Wheeler, and Rosandrea McClendon, L.F.D. -Do YOU HAVE YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER FOR 2009? Are you, the in charge? Are you a caregiver? Do you have the Povver of Attorney? If you answered YES to any of these qUestions PREPARATION, PREPARATION, PREPARATION, IS YOUR ANSWER I 0 0 Pastors, this is a "Teachable Moment" 45 minute mini-seminar available at your church. Pre-planning Arrangements takes just 30 minutes in our office or your home. Call us or bring this ad to our office and receive a discount for getting started. We always hear you say we need to do this SO Let's GET STARTED! AIKENS FUNERAL HOME (813) 232-8725


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Bicycle Drive Bus-inessman [ontinues Givinl! BiYes To-Needy [hildren Oftentimes, our childhood memories have a profound affect our lives in ways we could never imagine. Alex Cooks knows all too well about childhood memories that lingers. Cooks was one of the younger children in a family of ten. Although his parents p1;0vided for their needs, he said he never had a new bicycle while growing up. "There were ten of us, 6 guys and 4 girls and I always wanted a new bicycle," the Mobile, Alabama native said. Those memories stayed in the back of his mind into adulthood. So, decid ed to do something about it: After moving to Tampa, Cooks opened Alex's Southern Style Barbecue at 5362 W. Village Drive in 1994. And the idea of collect ing donations from his customers to fund the project took hold. He placed a blue donation box on the counter and his customers started donating. In 1999, he held his first new bicycle give-away. We gave away 182 new bicycles 17 days before Christmas. The guidance counselors and .principals of the school sys..tem selected the recipients. "Each year, we increased 'bur giveaway by 100 bfcy cles. This is our 9th year of away the bicycles. --.. -'.'I feel that 100 bicycles 100 happy kids. Last year, gave away 1,416 bicycles, but because of the economy, our goal this year is 1.450 new bicycles," he said Alex Cooks will give away new bicficles to needy kids for 9t consecutive year (nhoto courtesy of the St. Pete Times). Cooks said the economy has had an affect on his col lection and donations have been down. He has collected about half of the donations he needs to reach his goal. But, that is not going to stop him. The driving force behind Cooks giving is that no mat-ter how many bicycles he gives away the need is always greater than the supply. "I'm going to continue col lecting donations right up to Christmas Eve and the day after Christmas, the blue box goes back on the counter and we start all over again," Cooks said. Cooks is married to Mrs. Aimee Cooks and they are the parents of four sons ranging in ages from 12 to 20 years. City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813)248-192!-or by e-mail jholton@fisentineLcom Hou$e Of Praise Church Elder Doi.nell Williams, Pastor* We Will Have: Men's Clothes, w,..m,:n'!:t Children's Clothes, Men's Shoes, Women's Shoes, Children's Shoes, Baby And Toddler Clothes Toys, Household Items (Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom, etc.) In Conjunction With "A FISh FrY For Ya" we Wi\\ Hot fish & n Fish Sandwiches Only $5.00 Fish & Grits And Coffee $6.00 Where: 6501 N. Nebraska Ave., (John Calv111 Prcsbytenan) When: December 13. 2008 T1me 8 00 A .M. Bicycles to be donated to youngsters on display in front of Alex's Southern Style Barbecue. ., :x:J 0 }< 0 m 0 m 3: llJ m :x:J ... 1'1) 0 0 co Ci) m ..... h


co 0 0 N N' ..... Local a: w m :lE w 0 w Distritt 59's Atademit Sthotarship Winners C State Rep. Betty Reed, District 59's Florida Conference of Black State Legislators Academic Scholarship Award. The recipients are Sidnie Patterson, Jacquelyn Fuentes, Odaimys Calderine, and Christine >=' host and sponsor of District 59's Academic Dinner, i: aimounces the recipients of LL c a: LL c z <( c en w :::: .... > a: w > w c w :::1: en :::; m :::: Q. z i= w ..J ..J :::: m I ..J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J LL UNSUNG HERO AWARD The MLK Unsung Hero Award is presented to individuals who have significantly contributed to improving the quality of life in our community by giving of themselves in time, dedication, influence, service and commitment. LL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 31, 2008 BOARD CERTIFIED cRIMINAL TRIA L LAW DFC: 813-204 EMERGENCY: 81 3 JOE A. CAIMANO, Esq. RlCO OFFENSES ARMED DRUG TRAFFICKING, TRAFFICKING, POSSESSION MURDER, MANSLAVGIITER SEX CRJMES/CHILD ABUSE THEFT, ROBBERY, BURGLARY ALL OTHER FELONY OFFENSES &VOPs JOE CAIMANO IS LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN THE STAlE AND FEDERAL COURTS OF FLORIDA 501 E. JACKSON ST., SUITE 308 Tampa, Florida 33602 Office: (813) 204-9070 emergency: (813) 431-6069 To see recent victories, go to the website: www.yourtampalawyer.com The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon adve1tisemcnts. Before you decide, ask us to send you fiec written infmmation about our qualifications and experience. Bartholome. Rep. Reed's Academic Dinner honored 43 of District 59'S students from the Class of 2008 that graduated from Hillsborough County Public High Schools with four or more college-level Advance Placement (AP) classes. "Through this grass-roots effort, I wanted to celebrate and promote academic excellence in District 59 and throughout Hillsborough County," said Rep. Reed. "In recognizing that District 59 s students are among th e "best of the brightest" students I would like to partner with key community leaders, pastors and concerned parents that are eager to meet periodically and address some of the challenges related to public education." Rep. Reed extended a special thank you to Mr. Keevin Williams, President of the Florida Black Business Investment Board, Mrs. Frances Wimberly, President of the Tampa Bay Black Investment Corporation, and Mr. Deveron. Gibbons, Rep. Reed shown with Howard W. Blake High School's Sidnie Patterson. President of AMSCOT Financial Services, for being on hand to award Academic Scholarships on -behalf of their 11Styling Her Glory" owned By: St. John Cathedral An Established Business In The Heart Of The Inner City. .ire By Phone, Fax, Or Email or 813-248-3651 Email: stjministrles@aol.com MISSIONARY BAPTIST C.-..... Rev. Dr. C.T. Kirkland, Pastor 2002 N. Rome Avenue Tel: (813) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 Web Site: www.mtpleasantmbchurch.com 2Sfh Pastoral AnniversarY Hardie Rev. Dr. Reginald Franklin New Mt. Zion M. B. Church First Baptist Church Lakeland, Florida of Wauchula, Florida December 14th December 28th Sunday 4 P. M. Sunday 3 P. M. Chalrpenon: Sis. lWnmle Gilbert General Chalrpet'80n! Deecon Author lblbert, Co-Chlilrpenlon: Bro. Chartlelblllvar Sli. Barbara Wimbley. For Information, Contllct CommlttM PR c...r. Debra 2153-5714


Kwanzaa "TT :IJ c A [elebration 01 Family, [ommunity And [ulture c m (') m 3: m Kwanzaa (Quansa) is an African American and Pan African holiday that celebrates family, community and culture Its name is derived from the phrase "Matunda ya kwanza which means "first fruits" in Swahili. The first fruits celebrations are recorded in African history as far back as ancient Egypt. These celebrations are also found in modern times among many societies Dr. Maulana -Karenga, a professor at the California State University in Long Beach, introduced Kwanzaa as a ritual to welcome the first harvests to the home in 1966. The holiday was created as a festival for Americans as a response to the commercialism of Christmas The Kwanzaa celebrruions beings on December 26t and ends on January 1st Principles of Kwanzaa. There are seven principles or values of Kwanzaa that are referred to as Nguzo Saba The principles and their definitions are : Umoja (Unity): To strive for and to maintain unity in the famil y community, nation and race Kujichagulia (Self-Determination): To define oursel v es, name ourselves, cre ate for ourselves and speak for ourselves. Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibi-lity): To build a nd m a int ain our commu-nity together and make our brothers' and sisters' problems our problems and to solve them together. Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics): To build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and to profit from them together. Nia (Purpose): To make our collective vocation the build ing and developing of our com munity in order to restore our people to their traditional great ness. Kuumba (Creativity): To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it .. (Faith): To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle. Symbols of Kwanzaa Kwanzaa has seven basic sym bols and two supplemental ones. Each represents values and con cepts reflective of African culture and contributive to community building and reinforcement. The b a sic symbols in Swahili and then in English a re : Mazao (The Crops), Mkeka (The Mat), Kinara (The Candle Holder), Muhindi (The Corn), Mishumaa Saba (The Seven Candles), Kikombe cha Umoja (The Unity Cup), Zawadi (The Gifts) The two supplemental symbols are: Bendera (The Flag) Nguzo Saba Poster Kwanzaa Greetings The greetings during Kwanzaa are in Swahili Swahili. The greetings are to reinforce awareness of and commitment to the Seven Principles. Greetings: Habari gani?" Answer: Each of the principles for each of the days of Kwanzaa For example, "Umoja", on the first day, Kujichagulia" on the second day and so on. Daily Practices Each evening, the family gath ers to light the candle the corre sponds to the day. On the first day, the black can dle should be lit for unity. On the second day, the family again lights the black candle for unityand the red candle for Kujichagulia (self-determina-m tion) On the third day, the black and j') red candles are relit, along with a green can dle -fQr Ujima (collec-tive work arid responsibility). i This practice continues until the seventh day when all of the candles are lit. The Word "Harambee" (Swahili for "Let's all pull togeth er") should be repeated seven times. l TheStaffOf Everett .. Derr & Anderson f Funeral Home, Inc. Would like to thank you for giving us an opportunity to serve you; and, we wish to continue rendering our service to you. May Your Holiday Season Be Joyful And Your New Year Be Prosperous. 5117 N. 22nd Street Tainpa, Florida (813) 237-5775 (813) 237-5275 "TT r-0 c > en m z :::! z m r1 aJ c: r rm Mentors For Ministrv Presents_. :::! z "'tJ c: m r-ERCORE PERFORIIARCE Faith Alive Church 1&03l Bloolingdale Ave Valrico, FL From J.J.J.llJ.IO.U'-"J.' High School) f!''-,. "With: "?,.fr;l,'-. Rcordinu Artists, 'DerekSmhh And ii5 :::z:: m c m < m :IJ -< c: m en c )> z c "TT :IJ c


00 0 0 N N ,.. a: w al :!: w (.) w c > iC( c a: u. B[IJ Names Former FAMIJ Administrator To [abinet Position DR. CASTELL BRYANT President Trudie Kibbe College News FAMU's Marthinl! 'tOO' Will Partitipate In Inaueural Parade FAMU's MARCHING 'too' Drum Majors with President James Ammons and -Dr. Julian White, Band Director. Reed announced that Dr. Castell V. Bryant has c been appointed.interim as interim president of Florida A&M University (F AMU). She is a former member of the F AMU Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors, a panel charged with governing Florida's university system. Dr. Bryant received her undergraduate degrees from Florida A&M University and her doctorate in education from Nova Southeastern University. TALLAHASSEE, FL. -Florida A&M University's (FAMU) Marching "100" has been selected to participate in the President's Inaugural parade on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, in Washington, D C practice session. December 5, was a typical band rehearsal for FAMU Marching "100" as they created unique formations with high-stepping techniques. According to White, he received a telephone call during rehearsal congratulating him that the Marching "100" had been selected to participate in the inaugural parade. to their family and friends informing them of the wonderful news." This is not the first time the Marching "100" has been invited to participate in a Presidential Inaugural Parade. This appearance will be the third time for the Marching "100". The band participated in both of the inaugural parades for former President William "Bill" Clinton. a: u. c c (/) W :::> 1-> a: w > w c w ::I: (/)_ :::::i al :::> D.. z tu ..J ..J :::> m ...:. w z i= z w (/) a: 0 ..J u. vice president of academic affairs for the university, effective December 1. Dr. Bryant brings more than 20 years of expertise in higher education to BCU, including experience as campus president for several campuses of Miami-Dade College and A telephone call on Friday to Dr. Julian White, director of bands and chair of F AMU's Department of Music, was unexpected and changed the course of the band's =SAVE YOUR HOME CCH'CRATJON ii'C Learn how you can Keep Your Home Out of Foreclosure Classes held evel'}' other Tuesday: December 16, 2008 December 30, 2008 January 13, 2009 .and January 27, 2009 ... -... ... . .. .-. ... .. : : :=:-: : :::: :;:::_.-.-:_:: : -t{Jf : :--:::. TIMES Call ./ ? 6:o0.27:oo p.m. (813 )-24:a-2s:s2: A A NeaghborWorks CHARTERED MEMBER >tampa, FL 33s1o HUD Certified Counselors Onsite to Help: Assess your situation Create a Financial Plan/budget Educate you on Mortgage workout options Navigate you through Foreclosure process "When I heard that we were selected, I immediately asked them to repeat it again," said White. "I put them on speakerphone and put the to the microphone so that the entire band could hear the invite. As soon as the band members heard the invitation, they went berserk. They were screaming and shouting. They started calling and sending text messages "For Florida A&M University to be a part of such a historical occasion is truly an honor," said James H. Ammons, F AMU's president. "This nation will have an opportunity to see .once again what we all know -the Marching "100" is this nation's most talented, dynamic and innovative university band. Sacred Heart Academy-3515 N. Florida Avenue $1S:h0Athll"} Ddot Old Classmates Arid .-.. ... < Scholarship Fund BALL ..., ;!L .;L-.. RITZ"


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