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Celebrating 64 Years In The Tampa Bay Area I .. --- res. I All IC s EE STORY ON PAGE 3 -' -. --"' -. STUDENTS AT SHEEHY ELEMENTARY REWARDED Sheehy Elementary School in collaboration with NOMMO Drama and the Tampa Chapter of Links, Inc. presented lheir Academy Awards Showcase just before school closed for the summer. Forty-eight students received awards for exceptional accomplishments in storytelling and oratory for the 2008-2009 school year. Link members on hand to congratulate the youngsters were: Ozepher Wilds, Evelyn Bethune, Arts Facet Chairman; Frances Sykes, and Demoris Rhodes; with Kamie McCant, who trained the storytellers (along with her mother Romain McCant) to participate in the Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival. Dmg Dealer Gets Lila Sentence SEE PAGE 16 Manr Moum Dealb Of Michael Jackson 2 -25 Students Receive MLK Scholarships PAGE 10 -Middleton High's Closing Looms SEE PAGE 6


Remembering 'The King Of Pop' 0 M w z :J -:I >" w c w ::J: CJ) ::::; Ill :J a.. z j:: w ..J ..J :J m ...:. w z j:: z w CJ) < c a: 0 ..J LL. BY LEON B CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Billie Jean might not have been his lover, but for pop icon Michael Jackson, the enter-. tainment" incfusbj his an:<{ his alone. In the history music, no one has withstood 45 years in the industry and still draw millions to concerts, both locally and abroad. Last Thursday at the age of 50, Michael Jackson died from cardiac arrest. Tampa entertainer, Jet Set Hudson who is in Los Angesaid when he first got the news he didn t believe it Like many others, I got in my car and drove over to his N house. When I got there, people W were lined up for more than a 9 mile. That's wh e n it sunk in ;:-... that he was gone ." "People were laying wreaths and flowers in front of his ,QOJ.Il<:, go away after that. Jet Set said people in Cali fornia are still going crazy with di.Sbe1feC "" "I still can t believe he is gone He inspired me to be what I am today. Every time I think about it, I start crying I plan on paying a special tribute t o him in my own way ." Other local producers and entertainers had this to say about the pop icon s death. Fashion Coordinator, Pat McClendon: A lot of peopl e are hurt by this. Even in my business a s a fashion modera t or, I can see it. He was only 50. That's really tragic. When I got the news I couldn 't' believe it and I still don't A lot of people were looking forward to his upcoming tour, and I believe he was making one of his big comebacks. One of my artist choreographed his routine based on Michael Jackson." McClendon said a iot of the stuff hearing i's disturbing and she wants to know what re all y happened. JMB Entertainment foun der, Jerry Means: "He was the epitome of excitement. He left us all with great memories, and I hope what he did becomes an e x ample for today' s artists. He really show e d what the entertainment business is all about. His desire to be perfect set him apart from all others. There were a lot of things he contributed to the world outsi de of entertainment. He left a huge legacy. Local DJ, Heavy: This was very tragic for the music industry. Other countries gave him more than we did here. I think he left shoes that won't be filled for a long time. He performed for 45 years and was great at it. His legacy will live forever. This is bigger than Elvis." King Cobra Enterprises founder, Corey Felton: This is a big blow to the industry. Death doesn't discriminate. Whim you talk about his career, it never died. He was preparing to tour. And I think he was go i ng to shock us all. He was an icon in spite of his personal problems I think h e was loved all over the world. He took a lot of negative press here, but even with all that, it didn' t overshadow him as a great artist." Just as the career of the Jackson Five began to soar in 1969, a local Jackson family .appeared, .in, talent shows, and became known as Tampa' s Jackson Five ,Pne of the that group, Willie L. Jackson, Jr., recalls the impact Michael had on everyone during that time "For my family, we felt a real connection with the Jackson Five. There were more than five of us, but we performed as the Jackson Five from Tampa, and we tried our best to .emulate what the real Jackson Five were doing. "Michael and his brothers were our idols growing up, and his death is very hard to take. We just need to stay close to God and remember the good times Michael left us.


Features Hillsborough Countv Judge Nominated To Federal Bench BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Friday, President Barack Obama nominated two judges to serve as F e deral District Judges. Both nomina tio n s must be confirmed b y the U S. S e nate before the y b e c om e offici al. Judge Jeffrey Viken is curre ntl y the F e deral Publi c Defend e r for N orth a nd South D a kota, a nd Judge Charlene Honeywell currentl y s erv es as a Hill s borou g h County Cir c uit Judg e Judge Honeywell, who was nomin a t e d for Middle District of Florid a said, I am honored a nd humbled b y the nomina tion by President Barack Obama to the federal bench I must go through confirmation by the Senate. In 1994, Judge Honeywell was appointed to the bench as a county judge by then Gover nor Lawton Chiles. She was appointed to the bench in 2000 by then Governor Jeb Bush. She currently serves as a Circuit Court Judge for the JUDGE CHARLENE HONEYWELL Thirteenth Judici a l Circuit of Florida Some of the cases that fall under her jurisdiction in cludes personal injury cases commercial disputes, mort gage foreclosures real estate disputes, discrimination cases, and class actions. A cum laude graduate of Howard University in 1979, Judge Honeywell continued her education at the University of Florida s College of Law. She graduated in 1981. After gradua ting, sh e serv ed as a n Assis tant Public Defend e r in Talla hassee for three y e a rs Upon moving to Tampa Judge Honeywell, 51, ob tained emplo y ment with the Hills b orough County Public Defender s Office and served for two y ears he h a s a l s o s erve d as a n Assis tant City A ttorney until en ering privat e pra cti c e with the of W a rd & H e nder--. 'Sptl" .... 1 In 1994 Judge Honeywell began h e r fir s t judgeship s erv ing a s a County Court Judg e for the Thirteenth Judicial Cir cuit in Florida Her e xperience a lso includes a foury ear stint on the Florid a Federal Judicial Nominating Commission She is a master in the J Clifford Cheatwood Inn American Inns of Court, a member of the Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Divi sion, Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, the George Edge comb Bar Association, Jack and Jill of America Inc., among other professional, commu nity, and social organizations A member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Judge Honeywell is also a graduate of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Leadership Tampa Program. She is married to Tampa Po lice Major Gerald Honeywell and they are parents of two children. In a written statement, President Obama said, "I am honored to put forward the names of two d!stinguished Americans to serve on the Fed eral bench They represent the very best that our country has to offer in the wa y of excellence and public servi c e .. "They are hardworking, fair minded, tenacious ami dedi cated. We are fortunate that these two extraordinary j vidua l s are willing to assume the awesome responsibilities associated with serving as a trial judge in the fede r af'sys tem, President Obama said Celebrating of Comm itment to Community, Excellence & Joumalistn c: m (/) Detention Deputv Retires After 36 Years c )> c... c: z m (.,) N 0 0 CD Sheriff David Gee and Marilyn Hall. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Marilyn Hall grew up in Alabama with a dream of one day being a counselor. She loved dealing one-on-one with peo ple, and felt that would be the best way for her to start a ca reer. Now, 36 years later, Ms. Hall is retiring from the Hillsbor ough County Sheriffs Office as a Court Liaison/Detention Deputy Ms. Hall looks back and re members spending her sum mers in Quincy, Florida. I graduated from high school in 1971 in Alabama, and at tended Florida A&M Univer sity, majoring in sociology with a criminal justice minor. I grad uated from FAMU in August 1973 with a B .S. in Sociology. I did an internship at Lowell Correctional Institution for Women and a month I got an interview for my current job. In her 36 year career Ms. Hall has worked as an Assis tant Case Worker where she did fie ld investigations and a s m a n a ger of the Classification Depa rtment. On her retirement Ms. Hall s a id she will do w hat she can in her community, serve her church a nd s ee what de v elops alon g the way. Wh e n you work a round a group of people for 36 yea rs you f eel like you re leaving a family. "People I've worked with h a ve gone on to bigger and bet-., ter things and I have helped rwith the Victim Notification g System c Ms. Hall said she came, she )> worked and she s leaving. She said she did her best, and it was z quite a journey and she s -IZ learned a lot. m "I was able to get my Mas-ter's degree as I worked as aRe-aJ habilitation Counselor. I was := also a licensed Mental Health Counselor, but never really pursued that. This was more Z than a job for me. This was a "'0 calling i I've worked with four sher-C iffs during my career, and I never feared my work environm ment. I learned to treat C right, and when you do that, everyone feels good about it. m Ms. Hall has no children and is single. She's been a -1 member of St. L_uke A. M. E ffi Church for 30 years, and said (f). she'll continue to be a member c of the Order Of, Eastern Stars Sarah Chapter #76 'in Plant )> City, Prince Hall Mason Affili-ate. ., She also plans to mentor ::D young girls on their career and 6 life choices HillsborouUh COllliiV Court. JudiCial,iVacilncv The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy on the County Court c r e ated by the appointment of Judge Elizabeth G. Rice to.. the Circuit Court. The Thir teenth Circuit Judicial Nomi nating Commission is now accepting applications for one county judge position. Appli cants must be residents of Hillsborough Cou nty, regis tered voters and members of The Florida Bar for the past five years. Applications can be down loaded from The Florida Bar's web site, or obtained electroni cally by contacting Chairman William J. Schifino, Jr.'s legal assistant, Jennifer Post, at (813) 2212 626. Applicants inw'!t submit a fully completed original and nine copies, along with supple ments A and B and a photo graph to the ch a ir no later than 5 p m on July 10; 2009 Appli cations that are not complete will not be considered


0) g Editorial s & C olumn s C\1 0 C") w z :::> -, <( c (J) w :::> .... c a: u. c z c( c (J) w :::> .... w > w c w ::1: (J) :::i m :::> Q. z ffi ..I ..I ffi ...:. z !i w en c( c a: 0 ..I u. FLO RIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140 ) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa F lorida 33605 ( 813 ) 248-1921 Pub l i shed E very Tuesday and F rid ay By FLORIDA SENTI NEL BULLETI N PUBLISHING Co. Me m ber o f Natio n al Newspape r Publishers Ass ociation (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers Inc., N ew York 1990-94 C P Tim el nternation a l POST M ASTER : S en d A ddress Change To : Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P O Box 3363 Tampa, FL Pe r iodica l P ostag e Pa i d A t Tampa FL W W Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C Blythe Andrews 1901-19n (1945) Founders C BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTO R Subscriptions-$44 00-6 Months Both Editions : $87 00-Per Year Both Editions Opinions expressed on editorial pages of thi s newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessari ly reflect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentine l Bulletin or the Publisher. TheDavThe World Stopped W all Street shut down, the day he died. Who was it? Was it John F. Kennedy? No. Was it Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frank Sinatra or Elvis Presley? No, no and no! Do we need to tell you? We know you know. It was Michael JackSon. And such a phenomenon as the total shut down of Wall Street for one human being had never happened before, in the history of world economics. It took one week to play Michael Jackson's major hits. And the D. J.'s still missed many of them. Michael Jackson was the Mississippi River to a land of parched Pop-music. Regardless of obstacles or flood, his mighty genius rolled on, like a great muddy sea coursing through the throat of America. In spite of personal misfortunes, despite financial upheavals, regardless of wagging tongues and persecuting eyes, his light outshone even the torch of the Statue of Liberty. As a matter of fact,' at the zenith of hiS, life, Michael Jackson was indeed, the Statue of Liberty for tens of millions of people around the world. He may be dead, in the physical sense. But how could he die in the Neverland of Iran, Iraq, North Korea, all the demagogues and pettygods of melodramatic media, would you, could you please for just one minute? A redwood has fallen in the forest. How in God's name could you not have heard the'concussion? No nuclear deVice, no God-crazed terrorist set oil blowing up his own people, no selfappointed maniac will ever leave the positive imprint that Michael Jackson has left! We know you know and feel as we do. There must be in this world, another Michael Jackson! Berry Gordy, can you find him? President Obama, can you pass a law that may use stem cells to resurrect him ... clone him? the answer is "No!" Michael Jackson is gone, only to be seen on video. The worid stands still and weeps! I Remember Michael T his past weekend the a irwaves were filled with memories of a music icon who became a legend in his own time. Michael Jackson, formerly of the Jackson Five, and: The Jacksons, died o n Thursday, June 25, 2009 He was two months and 4 days awa y from his 51st birthday. The news reports state that he died from cardiac arrest, which is mind-blowing for one who placed such a high value on his health. According to sources, Jackson was a vegetarian and exercised daily. He was preparing for what he called his final tour at the time of his death. Jackson's music had the uncanny ability to unite all cultures and age groups across the globe. He was loved throughout the world. He truly earned the title of the "King of Pop, and lived up to the legend. It seems that it was just a few years ago that I was in the store purchasing every record the Jackson Five made. I remember taking the pages of magazines tying a string in the top of the page and suspending it from the ceiling in my room with thumbtacks. It was a magical time, a t ime when every teenage girl dreamed of meeting the Jackson Five. As I grew up, I began to like other artists but Michael and his broth ers still held a special place in my heart. We all grew up in our separate worlds with only the music to link us. Through the years, Jackson separated from his b rothers and went out on his own He became a superstar and grew into a much loved performer and humanitar ian His support of charities earned him a place in the Guinness Book of Records for the "Most Charities Supported By A Pop Star." He will be remembered forever because his music touched generations. His stage presence was pure Michael and unrivaled b y any other Many of us feel a special kin to Michael because we grew up with him and his brothers. We also feel a special loss with his death. It is as if we lost a family member. So, it is with sadness that we bid farewell to Michael, good bye to a true legend. Eves On North Korea And -Iran T he United States to keep an eye on both Iran and North Korea. Both of those countries could lure the United States into a war that America does not need or cannot afford. Iran and North Korea know that America is in a dilemma over a fight with those two countries. That Is why they are talking and acting tough. Let us not forget we are cur rently fighting a war i,n Iraq and one in Afghanistan. Believe me, Iran and North Korea are well aware of this They know that this country's economy is in terrible shape we gon t have the money ( o e ngage North Korea or Iran i n a war. It is going to be most impor tant that the U.S. gets NATO involved in bringing these two countries back down to earth. It is very important that nations like Russia, China, Israel, Turkey, England, Germany and Japan be involved There are two _reasons why this is important. The combined forced of all of these countries may be able to bring and North Korea to the peace table and persuade them to change their philosophies and their activities. The second reason is we need those other nations, aid to help the u s to man and finance a war, should a war become neces sary. Whil e it is vital that we keep an eye on Iran and North Korea, we must show no fear of either, but at the same time, we need to walk a line that will not get us in a war with these two countries. Should we get into a solo war with these two countries it will give the Taliban terrorists renewed vigor. I do1,1' t mean to sound unpa t r iotic, but America already has too much invested in what many believe are senseless wars. It is taking too many necessary dollars f r om our financially depressed economy. More importantly, we have lost too many Americans in these two wars to send more of our men and women to the horrors of another war Our soldiers are overwhelmed with multiple tours of duty, serving in both Iraq and Afghanistan. They certainly don't; _need to add North l..,..,.z..,-r.z.-..e.rz.ze:y .... ..fo : r .. ,. $if .:!5e a:;.::; E>"L"I.I:IE!tir1 IC":':'""-'"


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g Local N 0 C") w z :::::1 ..., Middleton Alumni wondering What Will Happen With The Schoolil C Community Meeting Planned The All-Class Reunion was all abuzz after the local daily pub lished information last Friday about the possibility of the school closing. During its breakfast to honor distin guished alumni, alumnus Ronnie Brown in town from Baton Rouge, LA, wondered, "what is being done to make sure the school turns around within a year. ffi For Mid-July :::::1 .... BY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor Alumni of Middleton High School from around the coun try were in town over the week e nd to celebrate the school's 75th anniversary While in town for a fun-filled weekend, alumni learned that the school has one year to straighten up or stand to be closed. School grades after FCAT exams were released and Mid dleton was on the bottom of the high schools, earning a 'D.' Because the school has been stuck on 'D' for the past few years, there is speculation that it will be closed. Questions about the school's outcome continued later Satur day evening when more than 250 persons attended the ban quet. "I gave them the school board's main switchboard number and asked them to call the superintendent, school board members and other ad ministrators and ask them 'what is the plan to turn Mid--For All Your Seafood Delights, Call In Your Order To Avoid The Wait! Contestants Must Be 1 8 Or Older & Must Be Registered To Perform TcRegisterContact:813-394-60770r enialetalent@aol.com Tickets Will Be Sold At The Door Starting At 4:00P.M. TicketsAre$15.00 dleton around'," Fred Hearns said. Hearns has been complaining about the school's grade and curriculum for the past 2 years That's why he encouraged oth ers to make known their com plaints, too. Calvin Simmons, President of the Middleton Alumni Asso ciation, talked with School Board Member Doretha Edgecomb on Sunday during the All-Class Reunion Picnic. "She told me she had talked with the superintendent about doing a community meeting and I told her I'd wait on that," he said. Mrs. Edgecomb has indeed talked with Superintendent MaryEllen Elia about a com munity meeting in mid-July. A time and place will be an nounced later. "I want the community to have an oppor tunity to ask questions about what has been done, what is being done and what will be done to make sure Middleton does not remain on the Inter vention List. I'd also like for her to dispel any rumors that are out there and share the plans in place to submit to the state," she said Mrs. Edgecomb added that she is soliciting ideas and part nership with the community. "The point I don't want lost is that Middleton has made tremendous progress," she said. "There has been lots of improvements and an increase of more than 10 points." In spite of the rumors about closing the school, Supt. Elia said there are no plans to close the school. "We have no intention of closing Middleton. While most high schools around the state lost ground this year, Middle ton showed improvement. It wasn't enough improvement, but it's a sign that the school is headed in the right direction. There was significant improve ment among students in the lower quartile. "Middleton remains on the "intervene" list, so we will con tinue to implement the "turn around" plan approved by the state. We will review all the data now available to us and make decisions about how to move Middleton forward. "I offer my support to the principal, staff, and students at Middleton and applaud their hard work," she concluded. Blake High Class Of 1966 The next class meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 6A5 p.m. at the Wig Bou tique, 2452 Brandon Blvd. For more information, contact Daddybo at (813) 453-6887. Charge Dropped In Suit Against Commissioner COMMISSIONER KEVIN WHITE ... Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Rages On The allegation that a young woman was terminated after she rebuffed the sexual ad vances of her boss was recently dropped in the lawsuit. How ever, other portions of the law suit remain active. The case involving Hillsbor ough County Commissioner Kevin White and his former aide came to life in November 2007, after Ms. Allyssa Ogden accused White of making sexual advances toward her. White has denied the ac cusations. Ms. Ogden stated in the lawsuit that the unwanted atten tion began within days after she was hired. She further alleged in the lawsuit that she accom panied White to Atlanta, GA, in September 2007. During the trip she alleges that White took her to dinner and later asked to share her hotel room. Shortly after the trip, White terminated Ms. Ogden's em ployment. County Attorney Renee Lee initially represented White, because he is a county employee. However, because of a conflict of interest Attorney Claire Saady was hired to represent Hillsborough County in the case. Ms. Ogden, 24, worked for White, 44, for ap proximately 7 months. Attorney Steven Wenzel represents White. White, a first term County Commissioner representing District 3, and only Democrat on the 7-member board, has filed for the upcoming election in August 2010. If re-elected, he will serve for two years. He is being challenged for the seat by former State Senator Les Miller, Jr. Woman Gets 25 Years In Prison For Fatal Accident DENISE BATTLES ..... sentenced to 25 years for fatal accident. A young St. Petersburg woman, who was driving without a license, was sen tenced to 25 years in prison Monday for caus ing an accident that killed a man, severely injured another and hurt several others. Denise Battles, 19, was sen tenced for an accident where she drove a truck into a crowd outside Ike's Liquors, 1205 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, killing one man and injuring nine others. Battles previously pled no contest to vehicular homicide and other charges. She was 18 and did not have a driver's li cense at the time. Officials said Battles was driving so fast, the truck sev ered the leg of Steven Mincey, 49, who was riding his bicycle at the time she swerved into the parking lot The truck also struck a fire hy drant that flew into the air and severely injured another man in the crowd. The truck then struck a curb and flipped, hit ting four parked vehicles and severai pedestrians Police noticed Battles driv ing erractically just before the crash and an officer tired to get her to stop. Instead, she sped away ; 'Operation liltS -or OS8', Begins Todav-Effective midnight June 30th 2009, not wearing a seat will become a primary traffic offense in the State of Florida. Since 2004 in Hillsborough County, more than 160 people chose NOT to wear a seat belt and died in traffic crashes. The new Florida Safety Belt Law (316.614) states, "It's un lawful to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Florida unless each passenger and the operator are restrained by a safety belt or some type of approved child restraint device if the oc cupant is a child." The fine is $101.00. On June 30th, at 7 a. m., the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Deputies will begin "OPERA TION BELTS OR EL$E" at SR 60 and Parsons Ave. in -Bran don. For additional information on traffic safety, teen driver tips or safety belt usage, the public can contact HCSO Crime Pre vention Bureau at (813) 247-8115 or visit www.hcso.tampa.fl.us.


birthday Little Miss yobi Amasa Fleming, are two years old. We you very much. From, grandma and nddad, Wilbert eming. She celebrated day in Disneyland on the PonerEiem. School ALIYAH BARROW HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll and Citizenship. PARENTS: Bernetta Williams and Desmond F. Barrow. GRANDPARENTS: Bernice Williams Thomas, and Andrew Thomas. HOBBIES: Singing, Cheerleading, Reading. CHURCH: Revealing Truth Ministries. (8"13) 248-1921. Did You Know That. .... Medicaid Provides For Denture Patients, Including Annual Relining & w:n ...... I\ ... T In ation For Your Dentures? Call And Schedule Your Appointment Today!!! (813) 623-1014 Local -t c m C/) c Iianna And Carl Are Married f z m Tianna and Carl Jones exchanged wedding vows recently before a small gathering of family w and friends at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. C. T. Kirkland performed 1\). the ceremony. (Photos by Sylvester Harris) o 0 CD "T1 r-0 ::u en m z -t z m r;m c r rm ::! z c m r-u; % m The bride and groom with their family, Tyrone Miller, Regina Miller Karen Reeves and Harold C Reeves. Mr. and Mrs. Jones and family members: Karen Reeves, Colony Reeves, Carl Jones, Jr., Harold C> m Jones, O'Darius King, Karla Jones and Candace Reeves. .....,


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Local Tampa Marine Institute Holds Graduation Ceremonv The Tampa Marine Institute held its graduation a few weeks ago at th e facility on Mar itim e Blvd. The g r aduation speake r was Judge Lisa Campbell. (Photography by Brunson) Judge Lisa Campbell, left and T ampa Marine Institute Director, Karl a La wton, right, are shown with the graduates: Amelia M c Gr aw, X avier Morales Rachel F oy, Pas c ual T irado a n d Ema n u e l Fl o rence. Sfudents Jamarcus Trotter, Marina Dunhardt and Jose' Cartes. TMI student Ray 'Jena Kirkland. Alpha Sigma Chapter 01 Iota Phi Lambda Sororitv Cel-ebrates Business Month Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Alpha Sigma Chapter rec ognized several business own ers during their Business Month observance. son s Grocery. Mrs. Sanclra Thonuas was the recipient of the Business Month Award for 2009. Ms. Micheaela Moore, a student at Hillsborough Com munity College was awarded The sorority is a business and professional organization, which tries to encourage and support business owners in the community. Business owners recognized this year were: Chef John Saxton of Urban Culinary Cuisine; Mrs. Yvonne Aikens of Aikens Funeral Home; Mrs. Ann Favorite of Ann's Favorite Boutique; Mrs. Donna Padgett of Kountry Kitchen Restaurant; and Mr. Jimmie Jackson _of Jackthe Henri P. Fred Scholarship Award Ann Favorite of Ann's Favorite Boutique is Barbara Mitchell presented the award to Donna Padgett of Kountry Kitchen. award. shown with Lonnie Carson. Michaela Moore, recipient of the Henri P. Fred Scholarship shown with Barbara Foster. Del otas Taylor presented the certificate to Aikens Funeral Home representative, La Cheryl Aikens.

m 0 0 N 0 (") w z :::::> ""') > 0 fJ) w ::J .... Local M. l. King ScholarshiP Recipients Plan For The Future Last month members of the Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Scholarship Committee, sponsored by the City of Tampa Black History Committee Incorporated presented graduating seniors with scholarships. This year's theme was "It Takes A Village To Teach Our Youth: We Are The Village. Earlier this month the Hillsborough County Commissioners declared the month of June as a time t o honor the students and loca l government employees w h o volu ntarily donate to the scholarship fund Hillsborough County government employees launched the memorial scholarship fund in 1988. In 1992, employees of t h e City of Tampa began donating to the fund through payroll deductions. This year, 25 students were recipients of the schola r ships. Two of those students received scho l arships i n t h e amou n t of $1,000. The sc h o l a r s hi ps a r e awarded to s tu d ents based on acade mic achievement, fin a n cial n eed, and community s e rvice Ms. Joyce Russell, Hills b oro u g h County African American Lia i so n is t h e present of theM. L. King Sch o l arship Committee. Ms. Janic e London, an emp l oyee of t h e C ity of T am pa, is the V i ce Pr eside nt. The 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipients are: Chantell Albert, Sara Almcrantz, Tarris Bell, Joshua Bent, Deeksha Bhat, Denze l Brown, Christopher Burney Joshua Calera, Christopher Curran, Jo Dragotta, Jasmine Gray, Ailee n Herrera, Alyson Hickey, Matthew Holte, Ciara Johnson, Stephanie Kiley, Keria Martin, Maria Mogollon, Julian Montoya, Alena Ransom, Adriana Reyes. Suleyma Sanchez, Mara Walker, Ayana Wiggins and Marie Zachmann. Ayan a Wiggins, a recent gradua t e of Brook s DeBartollo Collegiate High School, is shown with her mother. She plans to attend Florida State University in the fall. Alena Ransom, a recent graduate of Tampa Bay Preparatory School, is shown with her father, James Ransom. She plans to attend Emory University in the fall. Zeta Chapter Presents 29th_Annual Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Presentation Beta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. presented its 2gth annual Sir Debonair-Sir Lord Presentation on June 14, 2009 in the Grand Ballroom of the Clarion Hotel. The commenta tors for the evening were Howard HarriS and Dayle Green. Program participants were Sorors Betty Kinsey, Dr. Elaine Lee, Archonette Alliyah Parker-Brown, F. Michelle Lemons,. MD (Basileus), Carrie Jackson, Mary Clark, Mamie Thomas, Selena Miles and Ella Cusseaux; Sir Debonair Contestants, Julian Jackson, Paul Anderson, III; Archonettes Victoria Thomas, Alliyah Parker-Brown,; Ms. Donna Douglas,-Rufus Lewis; 2008 Sir Debonair Tenoderick Bunts; and 2008 Sir Lord DyKota Davis; Lydja Rodriguez, Sherrie Koon, Dr. Julian Koon. (Photographs by Julia Jackson) Dedication of the 29th Annual Souvenir Journal presented by Zea Mami e Thomas to the honoree, Rufus Lewis, who was inducted into the 2009 National Black Golf Hall of Fame. MC Dayle Green at the Sir Debonair/Sir Lord event. Among the special guests of the 21st Century was Dr. Charles Myers. Popular community activist, Howard Har-ris, was MC for the Sir Debonair/Sir Lord competition. Former Sir Debonair contestants attending the affair were twins Michael and Markal Kinsey, who attend Jefferson High School. Basileus F. Michelle Lemons, M.D., right, accepts check from Lydia Rodriguez on behalf of the Soror Mattie Doris Wilson/Sir Debonair Michael Rodriguez, Jr. (First Sir Debonair, 1980) Memorial Scholarship Award.


nment lice: Doctor Cooperating With Investigation; Doctor Not suspect representative with th e l aw firm o f Stradley, Chernoff and Alford law firm in Houston, Texas, told CNN Sunday. Attorney Edward Chernoff is representing Murray. The law firm said reports that Murray injected Jackson with powerful painkillers, such as Demerol or Oxycontin, were false Funeral arrangements for Jackson were pending Sunday. "We haven't gotten to that yet we're working on that," Joe Jackson told CNN's Lemon. Murray voluntarily met for several hours with detec tives, the Los Angeles Police Department said late Saturday night. "Detectives assigned to Robbery-Homicide Division met with Dr. Murray and conducted an extensive interview," a police statement said. "Dr. Murray was cooperative and provided information which will aid the investigation." Jackson's family suspects that Murray can answer some lingering questions about the singer's last hours, but they have been unable to contact him, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday. "The routine inquiry is now an. investigation," Jesse Jackson said. (Jackson's family) didn't know the doctor He should have met with the family, given them comfort on the last hours of their son Jackson family attorney L. Londell McMillan told CNN that a second autopsy is "under way." -1 c: m C/) 0 BET Awards Celebrated Michael Jackson c.. c: z m w 0 The star-studded BET Awards got under way w ith out th e greates t star i n th e world," Joe Jackson, father of the l ate Michael Jackson, said o n Sunday night Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, attended th e BET Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles, California "I wish the world had recognized him when he were living," Joe Jackson told CNN' s Don Lemon outside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. "Right now he's bigger than ever. But I wish he was here to see all this, to hear all this," Joe Jackson said. When asked about circumstances surrounding his son's death, he said, "I have a lot of concerns but I can't get into that. I don't like what happened." The awards opened with a fleet-footed New Edition, with Bobby Brown, performing an energized version of the Jackson 5 hit "The Love You Save," to rau cous praise. Host Jamie Foxx wore a red, leather "Billie Jean" jacket for his opening mono-I\) 0 0 CD Singer Ne-Yo (L) and host Jamie Foxx pay tribute to Michael Jackson at 2009 BET Awards in Los Angeles. Iogue and did his best to imitate Jackson's backward glide across the floor. I f it wasn't for Michael Jackson, people like Justin Timberlake would be selling curly fries in the valley," the actor said. "I mean that with love." This year's performers included, Beyonce, Keyshia Cole and R&B artist N eyo who performed a hard-hitting tribute to the 1990s with appearances by acts Keith Sweat, Guy and Bell Biv Devoe. Near the end of the show, Michael Jackson's sister Janet Jackson spoke holding back tears: "My entire family wanted to be here tonight. It was just too painful. To you Michael is an icon. To us Michael is ., family. And he will forever r live in all of our hearts." 0 The presenters included :!! the past and present Uhura of "Star Trek":' Zoe en Saldana, who starred in the film, and Nichelle Nichols -1 of the 1V show. Z The show also honored the soulful Ohio trio, The m O'Jays, who were presented the Lifetime Achievement r Award. z "a Battle over Jackson's Kids; Assets Mav Loom c: m r u; :I: m 0 m < m Michael Jackson's life has ended, but the legal bat tles over his his debts and his children are likely just beginning. Normally in such cases, care of the children would be taken over by the surviving parent or a close relative. But as with many other aspects of Jackson's life, his family situation was complex, unusual and far from normal Born to two mothers -Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe and an upidentified woman who reportedly served as a surrogate -the children lived and traveled the world with Jackson, their faces often covered by veils and masks when appearing in public. Rowe gave up her parental rights to her two kids with the singer, but later battled to have them restored. She may be considered to take over custody for Prince Michael I and Paris, said CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, who has followed Jackson's legal woes for y ears. Perhaps the biggest and saddest question is what wili happen to the late singer's two sons and his Prince Michael I, u-year-old Paris and 7-year-old Prince Michael II. "Certainly any court that is looking tvat sort of ques- tion will say, if the father dies who is the mother and would we consider giving the children to the mother?" Toobin said. "As I understand it, in.later years after a substantial amount of time when Debbie Rowe didn' t see those children at all, she started to have a relationship with them again. So she'd certainly be an obvious candidate for custody of those two children." The question of custody for -1 the third child would be even ffi more up in the air since his en mother was likely never involved in his life, Toobin added. > z The three kids are staying o with their paternal grand-'TI mother, Katherine :!! Jackson, People magazine reported. She may just wind < up keeping them, observers saif.. Ka!herine is the logical ...... she"_-has all the grandkids and nieces around her but it will be up to the courts," said Brian Oxman, a former Jackson famity attorney, according to People. Jackson accumulated almost' $500 million in debt by living large over the years, but he also had considerable assets when he died, including his own music royalties and a 25 percent stake in a music publishing library that contained many Beatles songs, Fortune reported. Those assets might prompt new legal battles and it may G') be a long time before the dust settles. ....


0') g Sports N 0 Peterson Would Welcome z :; Favre, Trusts Childress With Decision CJ) w ::::> 1-NORMAN, Okla. --All ro running back Adrian eterson would welcome Favre to Minnesota open arms if the quar. decides to come out of retireme nt for the s e cond straight ye a r and sign with the Vikings. Peterson s a id Friday that he grew up watching Favre and admires his passion for the game. But he said it's up to coach Brad Childress on whether to pursue Favre or stick with Sage Rosenfels or Tarvaris Jackson as the Vikings quarterback. Peterson said he thinks Childress will do whatever gives Minnesota the "best team possible to win games." Goodell Starts To Focus On lick time." If he is seeing signs yet in Vick of remorse and contri tion. Goodell has outlined those as prerequisites to possibly granting Vick's wish to resume his career. He is currently suspended. "No, we're beginning to focus on evaluating the situation. I haven't spoken to him," Goodell. said. The commissioner said he won't sit down with Vick until after the former quarterback is released July 20 from home eonfinement and on will come an;y time .. federal custody. the 2009 sea. "I haven't given a timeline, begins in September. other than after he's con-Goodell Thursday his eluded his legal (case)," dec:isicm on whether to rein. Goodell said. ate the former Atlanta When asked if the season ""''"""'s star quarterback, starting would become a fac-''"''v .... .. ., on federal charges tor in his decision, Goodell running a dogfighti'ng reiterated 'the ruling will ng, will com e "in due come "in due time." 3602 7th Avenue 241 ') : I Keys Made Latex Flat White Paint.. ........... $5.99 gal. Oil Outside White Painl ........ gal Roller Pan Sel .............. ; ......... $3.49 ea. 3" Brushes ................................. 99 ea. LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! Mourning Returns To Heat AsTeamVP ALONW MOURNING MIAMI --Mourning is returning to the Miami Heat -as an executive. '' Mourning announced Friday that he has been named Miami's vice president of player development, and will begin the new job soon. Mourning will be involved with players in both on and off the court roles. He will also have community relations responsibilities. Mourning, 39, retired from the Heat earlier this season and became the first player in franchise history to have his jersey retired. Shaasavs Blazers Wanted Him SHAQUILLE O'NEAL Amid a wealth of midseason rumors that he was headed to Cleveland in February at the trading deadline, Shaquille O'Neal says another team also was trying to land him the Portland Trail Blazers. O'Neal says he vetoed the pdtential trade to Portland in a conversation with Suns GM Steve Kerr, who this week Shaq to the Cavaliers in exchange for Ben Wallace, Sasha Pavlovic, a second-round pick in next year's draft and $500,000. "During the middle of the season, Steve said Portland was interested," said O'Neal. "He said was I interested in going to Portland? I told him no, so he stopped that." The Blazers, however, are adamant that they didn't try to trade for Shaq in February. Clippers Take GriHin No. 1 overall NEW YORK --Blake Griffin was the consensus No. 1 pick. Shaq to the Cavs was the consensus blockbuster. On a day of head-turning trades around the NBA, the Los Angeles Clippers started Thursday night's draft with the obvious choice: Griffin, the only player considered a sure thing in a class full of question marks. Griffin was the consensus college player of the year after leading the nation with 14.4 rebounds per game while averaging 22.7 points last season for Oklahoma. BlAKE GRIFFIN The Clippers said they would take the forward with the top pick just hours after they won the draft lottery last month, and never considered changing their minds. Jordan Interested In Bobcats CHARLOTTE, NC --The Charlotte Bobcats are for sale and Michael Jordan is interested. First, he has to put an own ership group together. Addressing the issue on Thursday night for the first time since the news last month that majority owner Bob_ Johnson is seeking to sell, Jordan shied away from going into detail about his plans. But Jordan, who holds a minority stake in the team and runs basketball operations, made it clear he'd like to gain majoritY control. Forbes magazine recently vah.ted the team.at $284M, 1\UCHAEL JORDAN less than Johnson's expan sion fee. The team plays in a city hard hit by the financial crisis, and the credit crunch could hurt any deal of that magnitude. i Venus Williams Moves Into 4th Round At Wimbledon WIMBLEDON, England-Venus Williams powered her way into the second week of Wimbledon, beating Carla Suarez Navarro of 6-o, 6-4 Saturday to reach the fourth round. Williams is trying tqbecome the first woman since Steffi Grafin 1991-93 to win three consecutive titles at the All England Club. The No. 3seeded Williams is bidding for her sixth Wimbledon championship overall. Williams won the first eight games against the 34thranked Suarez Navarro. The two played only once before, when Suarez Navarro upset Williams in the second round at the Australian Open in January. Williams, whose younger VENUS WILLIAMS sister Serena round of 16 by winning Friday, meets 2008 French Open champion Ana lvanovic for a berth in the quarterfinals. lvanovic advanced by defeating French Open semifinalist Samantha Stosur 7-5, 6-2.


BEAUTY UNLIMITED rn agic Complete eal For caner EAST R HERFORD, NJ arter is going home to 0 ando, and to the Eastern Co ference champi on Magic. On a Cleveland ade the biggest splash by rading for the Suns' Sha uille O'Neal, Orlando m de a blo ckbuster move of its wn in acquiring the Nets' C rter, an eight time NBA 1 Star who grew up in Day ona Beach and lives in Orla do. New Jersey also dealt for ward Ryan Anderson to the Magic, who sent the Nets three players in return: Point guard Rafer Alston, shooting guard Courtney Lee and power forward Tony Battie. The trade gives the Magic another star in a lineup that already includes Dwight Howard and Rashard Lewis. The deal might also convince Hedo Turkoglu, who can opt out of his contract and become a free agent on July 1, to remain with the Magic. Orlando is hoping Carter, who has averaged 23.5 points over a 10-year pro career, will provide center Dwight Howard with a perimeter scorer who can create his own shot something they lacked in losing the NBA finals to the Los Angeles Lakers. It's also an indication the Magic believe their time is now. s rena, Federer. vlributeTo M chael Jackson Federer millions of the pop st Thursd,ay. "Words shock a Williams after beat Vmci to fourth Serena being startime she met sand Roger re among the lamenting r's death on 't express my d horror," id on Friday Roberta Wimbledon's said she met Jackson a couple of times, and became .as giddy as any oth er fan. "I was honored to meet hirp.," she said: "I think any ceiebrity who, met Michael Jackson was completely awed I know I was. I kept thinking, 'Oh, my God, oh my God. 1t's him, it's him.' So for me he was the celebri. ty of all celebrities." Federer recalled going to a stadium in Basel, Switzerland, as a kid in the late 1980s with his sister, and just standing outside to hear Jackson playing inside. "There was such excitement that he would come Fedever said after beating Philipp. Kohlschreiber of Germany. "Obviously I love his music. A very sad moment, I think, in the music world. He touched many people. Same for me. But I'll still listen to his music for many more yea,rs to come." Williams wasn't able to name her favorite Jackson song, but lauded his innova tion, calling him "the great est entertainer for me of all time." Mavweather Cleared For Sept19 !FLOYD MAYWEATHER NEW YORK --Floyd Mayweather's return to boxing is back on, although the new date won't make things any easier for him against hard-hitting Juan Manuel Marquez. The former pound-forpound king, who was slated to fight Marquez next month at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, issued a statement Friday that said he's been cleared by doctors fol lowing a rib injury and the fight will go off Sept. 19 the weekend after Mexican Independence Day. NewXBOI Game ShiPS Todav After years, tears, sea t and hard earned money, the country is embarking on another historic moment. African American owned Nerjyzed Entertainment's very first video game con sole product, the Williams Edition of the Black College Football Xperience (BCFx), will ship on the XBOX 360 today (June 30th). Doug Williams, the only African American quarterback to win a Super Bowl, will feature his experience attending a Historical Black College or University (Grambling Sate). Jacqueline ShorterBeauchamp is co-founder, Chairwoman and CEO of Nerjyzed Entertainment. LEAH When the weather is cloudy and unpre. dictable, it's nice to come home and read about this week's Beauty Unlimited feature, Leah. She's a Scorpio and says her favorite enJertainer is Tyrese. In the futuref Leah wants to become a writer and .model. Her hobbies are writing and fashion, and she likes being arot:Jnd positive, enlightening peo.ple. Lea's philosophy o f life is: ''l;verything h 'appens for a reason." C-ongratulations to Leah as this week's B eauty Unlimited feature. c c.. c: z m w 9 1\) 0 0 z c "'T'' l:l c


c a: LL c z < c en w ::;) .... f:t w > w c w ::z::: en :::::i m ::;) D. z i= w _. _. ::;) m I _. w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 _. LL MR. WILLIAM BURKE Graveside services for Deacon William Burke (Billy) of 4614 Ashland Dr., who passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at 1 p. m. at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, Rev. James Harris, officiating. Deacon Burke has finished his race and is now at rest. He had a quality of compassion for others that was distinctive. He will be remembered for his winning smile. He moved to Tampa with his parents at the age of three, Deacon and sister John Burke and his brother, Tyrone from Plattsburg Air Force Base in New York. At the early age of three, he was also baptized in the Pentecostal Church of God. He was the President of the Y. P. U. and at the age of nineteen was an ordained Deacon. Tyrone was his only brother and he was his Uncle Johnathan's first nephew, which created a special bond. He graduated from King High School. He was preceded in death by: his father, Deacon John Burke; and aunt, Zelma Young. He leaves to cherish his loving memories -which is a very special gift to: his mother, Sis. Mary Burke; daughter, Whitney; brother, Tyrone and wife, Barbara and nephew, Johnathan; grandfather, Deacon Dennis Faison, Winter Haven; his friend, Linda Williams; aunts and uncles, Evangelist and Sister Don Craney of Winter Haven, Florida, Bro. and Sis. Jay Herring (Carol), Mr. Eddie Young, and Bro. and Sis. Pete Peterson; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday, June 30, 2009, _frQJA_,l,<). to p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the gravesite at 1 p. m. for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.ajkensfuneralbome.net Harmon Funeral Home J ohn W Harm o n L.F.D. J ames H armo n L F D 5002 N 40th St. 626-8600 SIS. AGNES MILLER MACKEY Hom egoing services for Sis. Agnes Miller Mac key of 4303 E. Henry Avenue, who passed awa y on June 21 2009, will be held on Thursday, July 2 at 11 a. m. at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church, 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Pastor Walter Williams, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Sister Agnes Mackey was born to the late George and Mattie GoMen Haire Miller in Colquitt, Georgia on July 12, 1928. Sister Miller Mackey was an active member of New Mt. Zion MBC, for more than so years. She retired from Eckerd Drug Company after 26 years of service. She leaves to cherish her fond memories: son, Lester Mackey; granddaughter, Senetber Mackey; 2 grandsons, Mikol Anton Mackey and wife, Melissa, and Karmi Clinwan Mackey; 2 great grandsons, Mikol Alexander Mackey and Mikab Arthur Mackey; 2 great, great grandsons, Karmi Mackey and Kamarick Mackey; daughterin-law, Helen Smith; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ethel Dae and Ms. Charlie Mae Miller, both of Bainbridge, GA, and Ms. Hattie Miller, Tampa; sisterin-law, Johnnie Mae Walton, Betty Broadway, Yvonne Douglas; special nieces, Gloria Fanning and Sakari Lawson; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church at 10:45 a. m. for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.aikensfuneralbome.net local news education .. religion business health sports family entertainment in the Florida Sentinel 813-248-1921 MR.ALTOJ. POPE, JR. Homegoing services f o r Mr. Alto J Pope, Jr. of 6406 42nd Str e e t who p assed away, Tuesday, June 23, 2009, will be held, Wednesday, July 1 2009, at 10:00 a m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Bernard Smith, officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Alto was born August 2, 1951, to Mr. and Mrs. (Maxine) Pope, Sr. In Pensacola. He graduated from high school in Pensacola and attended Pensacola Junior College and Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. He did further studies, while serving in the United States Navy. He also was a student of Law in 1984. Alto was united in holy matrimony to Elaine, and to this union they bad one daughter, Katherine. Mr. Pope enjoyed watching movies, painting and playing Bingo. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired with a rank of E-4 from where be also served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by: his sister, Julia Pope; and brother-in-law, Rev. Herman Pratt. He leaves to cherish his memory: wife, Elaine I. Pope; children, Eric D. Bethea and Katherine V. Bethea; grandchildren, Tatyana Bethea, Erique Bethea, Rasbawn Hill, Jazmen Bethea and Jaiden Bethea; parents, Alto, Sr. and Maxine Pope; brother, Edward Slaughter, Sr.; sister Carolyn Pratt; aunt, Urla uncle, Rev. Curtis J. Pope (Anniss); nieces, Rita Dumas, Sylvia, Rocella, Marcella, Linda, Kanisba, Ashley, Jada and Monique Slaughter; nephews, Jack B. Griffin, Edward Slaughter, Ronell Stallworth, Truclarius, Juillian and Chris; friends, John Lee, Charlie Ware, Pearl Gooden, Aaron Tyler, Christine Myrick, Herbert Ware and Lennard Young; and a host of friends at James A. Haley Nursing Unite. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, from 4-7 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the Chapel on Wednesday, July t, 2009, at 9:45 a. m. for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.aikensfuneralbome.net MRS. MARILYN WILLIAMS Mrs. Marilyn Williams of Tampa passed away June 28, 2009. Homegmng services will be conducted Friday, July 3, 2009, at 11 a. m. at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2504 E. Cbipco Street, Dr. Bartholomew Banks, pastor. Mrs. Williams, a native of Weirsdale, Florida, was a graduate of Belleview-Santos High School, Class of 1965 and the International Barber College, Class of 1966. She was a noted barber, pianist, and singer around the Tampa Bay area, and an active member of St. John Progressive M. B. Church' s Choir and Intercessory Prayer Group. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by: her parents, Bessie L. Gordon and Henry L. Hel)derson; and grandchild, Tatiyana Williams. She leaves to cherish her memory: husband, Elijah Williams; children, Mrs. Susan (Supt. Cletben) Sutton, Mrs. Kimberly (Chris) Pbilon, Elijah B. Williams and friend, Kari Steele, and Patrick G. Williams; sister, Delores (Robert) Smith; grandchildren, Ezekiel Wilson, Deontae' and Dimondria Williams, Cletben, Cbalani, and Cameron Sutton, Mark Anthony, Mariah, and Breanna Williams, Abrmani and Tyneisba Pbilon; great grandchild, Tatiyana; and nephew, Maurice Smith. Mrs. williams is also survived by numerous other family members, church members, neighbors and friends. A special mention to the staff of Tampa General Hospital's CT ICU (West Pavilion 3A) and Doctors Sheffield and Berman. The remains will repose from 4-8 p. m. on Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Ray Williams Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes l!L Northern, Owners. Mr. Jeffery Leroy Hills of Tampa, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 2, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Pastor Donald Lott, officiating. Mr. Hills was a native of Tampa, and received his formal education from Tampa Bay Technical High School. He served in the United States Army for four years. Jeffery's favorite bobby, starting at the age of thirteen, was making the family yard look good. As a teenager, be worked part-time to buy his own equipment and plants to do the yard his way. Jeffery will forever be remembered by: his devoted brother, Robert L. Dalcour; loving sisters, Cynthia Hills Pittmon, Venola Hills Lynwood, and Teresa Dalcour Phillips; along with countless other friends and family whom were blessed to know him. Jeffery was preceded in death by: his brothers, Anthony J. Goodwin and Ernest L. Hills, Jr. The remains will repose from 10 a. m. -2 p. m. on Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. 'Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal.'


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He leaves to cherish memories of him: his wife of 30 years, Vernice "Jeannie" Gaylord Jenkins; a devoted surrogate godmother, Ruth Hodges; a devoted friend and football buddy since elementary school, Lee O'Connor; many godchildren and surrogate children; and a host of other relatives and friends. Mr. Jenkins was a native of Somerset, New Jersey. He was educated in the public schools of Somerset, New Jersey, at the renowned Hillcrest Elementary and Franklin High, respectively, where he was an honor student. He played the trumpet with the Franklin High School Band. He was a graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Engineering. By profession he was a System Analyst and Computer Engineer and was employed by Price Waterhouse Cooper until his health failed. He was a valuable asset to the Spring Of Life Church of God in Christ and served there as treasurer and finance manager. He took great pride in housing, clothing and helping those less fortunate than himself. He was known as a friend to mankind and concerned about the welfare of others. His home was known to many as "The House Beside The Road." Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 1:45 p. m., Wednesday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com AIKENS FUNERAL HOME Thomas Jefferson Beasley. Mr. William Burke. Sis. Agnes Miller Mackey. Mr. Alto J. Pope, Jr. RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME Mr. Jeffrey Hills, Tampa. Mrs. Marilyn Williams, Tampa. WILSON FUNERAL HOME Dr. Aretha Powell Davis, Tampa. Elder Ira L. Thornton, Sr., Tampa. Mr. James Jenkins, New Port Richey. Mr. Jessie J. Stuckey, Sr., Tampa. Ms. Rosa Lee Battles, Tampa. Mr. John Mitchell, Tampa. MS. LILLIE MAE JOHNSON The funeral service for Ms. Lillie Mae Johnson, who passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2009, will be held on Friday, July 3, 2009, at 1 p m at Mt. Tabor M. B. Church, Pastor T. D. Leonard, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven M'emorial Park Cemetery. Sister Lillie Mae Johnson was born on June 17, 1918, in Columbia, Alabama, to the late Mr. Elijah and Jannie Mosley Anthony. She was united in marriage to Mr. Robert Johnson in 1934 To this union, 5 children were born. She was a homemaker and held jobs to support her family. She was a member of Mt. Tabor M. B. Church for over 50 years and loved her pastor. Recently, she decided to attend church with her daughters and joined Brown Memorhtl Church Of God In Christ, where. Bishop Matthew Williams is Pastor. She loved the Lord and was faithful until the very end. She was a woman of prayer and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Robert Johnson; daughter, Robbie Rudolph; sisters, Hattie Lee Vickers, Annie Mae Holloway, Willie Mae Ayers and Gertrude Jones; brother, Bill Anthony, Jr.; and sisterin-law, Addie George. She leaves behind a loving and devoted family: 2 daughters, Ruby Pierce and Cynthia (Elder Tommie) Jones; son, Howard (Carolyn) Johnson, all of Tampa; 3 sisters, Lottie Jones, Toledo, OH, Virginia Williams, Elyria, OH, and Mary Brown, Tampa; brother, S. W. Anthony, Dothan, Alabama; grandchildren, Cassandra Parker, Precious (Todd) Grant, Nicholas Johnson, Robin (David) Jackson, Garret Johnson, Bryan Johnson and Jasmine Jones, Rachel (Terrance) Parker, Candace Jones, and Collins Thomas, Jr.; Cassie Mae Flucker, Columbia, AL, Irene Anthony, Belle Glade, FL, Noni Bell Tharps, Dothan, AL, Willie Mae Grimsely,. Dothan, AL; great grandchildren, Jonathan (Corinth) Parker, Alana Grant and Terrance Parker, Jr.; a special goddaughterniece, Linda (Riley) Mitchell; and a host of loving great, great grands, nieces, nephews and many friends. The remains will repose on Tuesday at the Mt. Tabor M. B. Church; 2602 Grace Street, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. WOODY'S FUNERAL HOME MR. CHARLES 'WAYNE' CLEMENTS Mr. Charles "Wayne" Clements, 69, of Tampa, died at home on Friday, June 26, 2009. He was born in East Texas and came to Tampa in 1967. He was predeceased by his son, Leslie. He leaves: his wife of 27 years and friend for more than 40 years, Patricia. They met and worked side by side at Hallmark for 25 years. He also leaves two children, 2 grands, a godson, friends and a good friend who retired from the school board as bus driver. Boza Funeral Home in charge. (813) 877-7676. National BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM JAMES OLIVER WARREN, III June 27, 1951 Happy birthday, son. It's been 4 months since you departed. You are truly missed. Wishing you happy birthday. 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8 Crime News N 0 M w z ::::::> ""'.) c en w ::::::> 1-c a: LL c z < c en w ::::::> 1-fi: w > w c w :z: en ::i m :::) ll. z tu ..J ..J :::) m ..!J w z i= z w en g a: g LL. CD ,... w CJ 'Operation summer Heat' Nets 159 Arrests LAWRENCE RILES On June 26th and 27th, 2009 Operation Summer Heat was a joint operation conducted by the Hi llsborough County Sheriff's Office, Tampa Poli ce Department, and the Temple Terrace Police Department. When the operation concluded Sunday morning, a total of 159 people were arrest on 44 felonies and 115 misdemeanor charges. Information was gathered on stolen vehicles, a n armed robbery, and a home i nva sion. Among the arrests were cases that included a stabbing suspect (Lawrence Riles, 42), and a robbery suspect. Temple Terrace Police arrested a military deserter an d Tampa Police arres ted a convict e d felon in possession of a handgun. Se vera l firearms and drugs were also seized. 'Hvde Park Rapist' In Jail On Parole Violation Known in the 1980s as the yde Park rapist, Bobby oe Helms was arrested Friday by the Brevard Sheriffs Office for conditions of his said. Investigators believe Helms has been associating with a number of teenage girls and may be involved with illegal drugs in viola tion of his probation. Helms was arrested Friday night while driving near his apartment. It's unclear if Helms will either face a judge in Brevard County or sent back to Hillsborough County for a hearing. Helms has lived in Brevard County for 18 months. He moved there after he was released from prison where he was under psychiatric treatment provided to sex offenders. Helms spent 8 years at the facility and was deemed no threat in 2008. Helms spent 13 years in prison and was released on probation in 1999. Robbers souuht morning. Police said two men olnto ... ul the Circle K at 1451 Avenue and demand money at gunpoint. One spect entered the store covering his face. And nee inside, the suspect lied the black ski mask his face. A second man entered the with his face covered. Both suspects fled on foot. The suspects are described a Black males, 18 to 20 yeas old, 6 feet to 6'2" tall, and weighing 180 pounds. UNCLE SANDY I may be very tempting, 5, 10, 18, never bite the hand fees you 8, 14, 34. Plant Citv Man Gets tile Sentence ANTWANBOYD U. S District Judge James S. Moody, Jr. sen tenced Antwan Boyd last Thursday to life in federal prison Boyd, 35, was sentenced on charges of possession wit h intent to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine and a c9>Dcurrent term of 10 yea r s for possess ing a firearm after being con victed of a felony The court also ordered Boyd to forfeit a pickup truck, more than $ 4,000, and a .35 7 revolver. Boyd wa s found guilty on September 23,2008. suspects Sought In Stabbing A man was hospitalized Monday morning after he was stabbed in a mobile home park, Hillsborough County Sheriff' s deputies said. Deputies did not find the suspects in the stab bing, identified as two to three men wearing dark clothing. The victim was stabbed in the chest and hospitalized in serious condition. The incident occurred at the Pine Manor Mobile Home Park in Riverview. Deputies said it is unclear whether the men were in an argument before the stabbing. Counhouse Capers REX PEARSON, 29 Agg Battery, Deadly Weapon Burglary DARIUS MARION, 33 Aggravated Battery Pregnant Female LOUIE CROMARTIE, 24 Poss. Of Cannabis w /intent to sell RUDOLPH DAWSON, 35 Multiple Drug Charges DARREN DANIELS, 43 Battery, Domestic Violence ROGELIO JOHNSON, 32 Fugitive Possession Of Cocaine DAMON FORTSON, 28 Possession Of Cocaine DARREL TAYLOR, 46 Posa./ Del. ofCoeaine Department Of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management *IMPORTANT CHANGE* To Your Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedule For City of Tampa Solid Waste Customers ONLY NO GARBAGE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION ON FRIDAY, JULY 3rd, 2009. The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management WILL NOT provide make-up garbage and recycling collection services for residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection falls on Friday, July 3rd, 2009. Garbage and recycling collection for these custom ers will resume on Tuesday, July 7th. For more information on this change in service, please contact the City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management customer service team at (813) 348-1111. Thank you.


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened JULY 14, 2009 2:00 P.M. T-0196-09(BG) FABRICATION & INSTALLATION OF STORM SURGE SIGNS PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE BID IS A HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING COUNCIL BID. Some or all of the above bid(s) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. information on these and other Requests for Bids, along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following : (1) the Internet at www hillsboroughcounty org/procurementservices, or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race sex, color or national origin Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E Kennedy Blvd 18th Fl. County Center, Tampa Florida, 33602, (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours. NOJICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE FILE NUMBER: T -0235-09(BG) SOLE SOURCE PROVISION OF ECONOLITE SOLO TERRA VIDEO DETECTION EQUIPMENT FOR PUBLIC WORKS Hillsborough County ir)tends to recommend the award of a CONTRACT TO Econolite Control Products, Inc. for the provision to purchase Econolite Solo Terra Video Equipment. Econolite Autoscope Solo Terra Camera, on board machine vision dual core processor in an environmental housing, high resolution real-time color image processing 22X zoom lens, MPEG4 video encoder and web browser and related hardware. Contractors whO believe they can meet or exceed the above stated requirement must provide conv i nCing technical sufficient to support their position The Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services must receive replies to this notice not later than close of business JULY 08, 2009 After this date, an award will be made Responses to this notice will be used to determine whether bona fide competition exists Send written responses to the Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., County Center, 18th Floor, Tampa, Florida, 33601, Attention : Barbara Green, Sr. Procurement Analyst, or FAX to (813) 272-6290. For further information call (813) 301-7076. SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN ADVERTISERS Avon Representatives Needed All Areas! 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