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-Celebrating 66 Years In The Tampa Bay Area c:c Q -a: Q -' u.. SEE PAGE 22-A VOL. 66 NO. 66 FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011 52 PAGES 75 Unity Concert ToHelp Progress Village SEE PAGE 2-A Family Wants Harassment To Stop SEE PAGE 3-A City Outlines Rulas.For Kickball Teams SEE PAGE 4-A STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN TRACK AND FIELD RELAYS Students from Hillsborough County Public Schools gathered for the Manuei-Griffin-Fraundorfer Track and Field Relays. The event was held at Hillsborough High School on March 26th. Among tho$e in atten dance was Ms. Theresa Manuel, one of the individuals the event is named for. Ms. Manuel was the first woman from Florida to compete in the Olympics. In 1948; she ran the SO-meter hurdles and ran the third leg in the 440-yard relay. The 1948 Olympics Games took place in London. Ms. Manuel is shown with members of the Durant High School Track Team and Coaches Gursky and Constance Wharton. The team members are: Tiara Sullivan, Cordata McCloud, Alex Williams, and Di' Anjah Claytool. by Sylvester Harris)


Features co ..J a: a.. <( c a: LL Solidaritv Concert Planned To Help Progress Village PASTOR MOSES BROWN Founder of Feed Our Children, Inc. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel CitY Editor On Sunday, April101h, at 5 p m., members of the comLL munity will host a fundraiser C to aid the victims of last week's inclement weather. > The Solidarity Concert vvill take place at the First Baptist en Church of Progress Village, 8722 Progress Blvd Tampa. t-Pastor Moses Brown, founder of Feed Our Chil W > w c w ::I: en :::::i m a. z i= w ..J ..J m <( I C\1 w (.!) dren, Inc., said, "I'm pulling the community together to try and help. It has been brought to my attention that many of those who suffered losses didn't have insurance. Others can't find certain paperwork they need And others have other issues going on." Pastor Brown further said that all of the funds raised through the Solidarity Concert will be given to the Progress Village Civic Council for allocation. "We're going to MS. TWANDA BRADLEY turn the money over into their account because they can better help the people who really need help." Ms. Twanda Bradley, a product of Progress Village said, "''ve been coming out here trying to provide any as sistance I can to the residents. There are a lot of elderly peo ple living out here. "The losses of some are greater than others, but the feeling of devastation is shared by everyone out here. I hope that people will con tinue to have as they have since the firs1 day of the storms and that they will sup port this fundraiser." Last Thursday, several a tornadoes touched down in Hillsborough County. The Progress Village community was hardest hit as fierce winds uprooted large trees, ripped roofs and siding off homes, and caused several damage. Board Suspends Teacher Arrested On Drug Charge BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The Hillsborough County School Board voted to sus pend a classroom teach e r without pay pending the out come of a criminal investiga tion. The suspension became effective on April 6 On March 23rd, Keith Bernard Jones, 39 was ar rested about 6:30 p.m., after he allegedly purchased 2 ounces (58 grams) of methamphetamine from an undercover officer. The transaction took place at the corner of Fletcher and Dale Mabry Avenue. Jones re portedly paid $4,000 for the drugs with U.S. currency. Jones is facing a charge oftrafficking in methamphet amines He was released from the Hillsborough County Jail on March 315 1 after posting bond. The day after his arrest, the Hillsborough County KEITH BERNARD JONES ... Suspended without pay School District's Professional Standards Office sent Jones a letter advising him not to return to work. The School District's Pro fessional Standards Office has the authority to suspend an employee. However, only the Hillsborough County School Board has the author ity to suspend an employee without pay. During the meeting on Tuesday, the Board decided to suspend Jones without pay pending the outcome of criminal charges. An n-year employee, Jones was hired by the Hillsborough County School District as a 6111 grade teach e r in 1997. His first assignment was at Greco Middle School. After leaving Greco Middle School, he worked a t Sulphur Springs Elementary School. According to Hillsbor ough County School District records, Jones took a 2-year leave of absence He was as signed to Madison Middle School during the 2004-2005 school year He served as the Assistant Principal at Webb Middle School. the following year, but received an unsatisfactory evaluation and returned to the classroom He returned to Madison Middle School. In 2007, Jones transferred to David son Middle School, where he was assigned at the time of his arrest. Organization Seeks To Help Those Refused Bv Others BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter When Nicholas Langston founded his or ganization, "The Nation Of The Forgotten Population," he wanted to establish an outlet for people who had been experiencing rejection most of their lives from gov-ernment and other social service organizatins. "The forgotten population are the people no one wants to talk about or identify with They are mostly convicted felons, single parents, stu dents, young adults from 18 to 30, disadvantaged, victims of discrimination, and those wishing to elevate in life. LAW OFFICE OF PATRICIA DAWSON, Criminal Defense, Family Law & Personal Injury Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 Tampa, FJorida 33618 (813) 386-5730 Fonner Hillsborough County Prosecutor-DepuTy Chief Practicing Law In: C1iminal Defense Family Law Persona l Injury Attorney & Counselor At Law Cypi-ess Poinl Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry, Suite 101 Tampa, Rorida 33618 (813)269-9706 Fax:(813)960-0641 Til( hir ing of a law yer i s m1 import3lll deci s ion !hal should not be based upon advc:rl ismcnts llcforc yon decide ask It'> to send you free w n ltcn i u fonna tiou a.hout our qualifi<:ali(HLS a ud cxpcric:ncc. "I've always believed that life is not an option, but liv ing is. I want people to be a part of something that stands for something." Langston is working on a system to help people save money and then reach back and help others He's calling it "The Bank Of Pennies," and describes it as a neighbor hood(community act. "To regain economic con trol of our communities, we must first establish busi nesses there. After that, we must spend our money in those businesses f'oo many of our dollars are leaving our communities and not coming back in the form of jobs or opportunities.


Features 3J Familv Members want Harassment To Stop BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Zelma Washington said of all the things her mother has been accused of, the only thing she's truly guilty of is having a kind heart. For more than 20 years, Ms. Gertrude Murray has lived in her home on 26th Avenue near Nebraska Avenue. Over that period, Ms. Murray has housed family mem bers and homeless people. She's asked for little or noth ing in return, but Ms. Washington said law enforcement officers continue to treat her like a criminal. "My mother is a disabled citizen and has paid her debt to society. It's not right she's being harassed and having guns drawn on her by cops who raid her house. I believe it's all racially motivated." Ms. Washington said the reason she feels race is behind these intrusions is be cause the face of the community has changed over the past two decades. "They have a neighborhood association (VM Ybor Neighborhood Assoc.) in this area, but it consists only of whites who have only recently moved into the area. They want my mother gone be cause of what she does for others and because she at tracts people in need. They don't want those kind of peo ple in the neighborhood." Ms. Washington said they don't have a voice in our community and the newcom ers want to take over and run everyone else away. "It seems no one cares about the good deeds people do." Last Friday, Ms. Washington's daughter, Nakendra Newsome, was arrested by vice squad officers led by Kenny Morman at Ms. Murray's home. Again, Ms. Washington said offi cers came in with guns drawn and started throwing things everywhere. "They (the police) put holes in the walls inside my mother's home looking for drugs and found nothing. Every week, it's either the po lice, Code Enforcement, or some other city agency com ing around here." Tampa Police District III Lieutenant, Brian Gant, said they did get the address of the residence from the neighborhood association. GERTRUDE MURRAY ..... family members upset over her treatment by police officers. "It is possible the resi dents at that house have been targeted by that group. We've done a lot of work in that area dealing with prostitution and utility thefts among other things. "There was a search warrant served at that address and after it was served, we were contacted by a con cerned citizen who felt threat ened that the people at the residence would retaliate against them. They requested extra patrols in the area." Lt. Gant said according to the concerned citizens, residents of the home were ac cusing their neighbors of being snitches. VM Ybor Neighborhood Association President, Kim Headlin, said they had a meeting Wednesday night, and family members of Ms. Murray came. "They addressed the prob lems they are having with po lice and the arrest that was made at the house last Friday. We had some officers at the meeting, and they met with the family privately to discuss their concerns. "At prior meetings, we've talked about prostitution and open-air drug sales, and we have been specific about some areas. We are aware of the history at that house and the fact that there has been a lot of police activity over the years." said they are trying to clean-up their com munity, and have targeted Nebraska and 26th Avenue as a problem area. "We've gone along 26th Avenue and picked up trash and specifically went to Ms. Murray's house and helped her clean up her property. "I want to assure that fam ily that the complaint that led to the arrest there Friday did not come from this group." Familv Maintains Vigil Over Woman Shot Bv Her live-In Bovtriend )> ""D ::D r-0) N 0 .... .... Family members of Cassandra Bass-McCauly have not left her side since she was critically wounded following a domestic dispute last Saturday. Tampa Police reported that Dorsey Sanders, 46, and Ms. Bass-McCauly, 49, were involved in a do mestic dispute at their home in the Boo block of East Cur tis. During the dispute, Sanders allegedly shot Ms. Bass-McCauly. She was hospitalized with life threat ening injuries. It was later determined that Ms. Bass-McCauly was not expected to survive her injuries, and she has been on life support. According to her eldest child, Chance Bass, as of Wednesday, his mother was still critical. "Two days ago, she was breathing on her own, but now she's not and they aren't getting any response from her brain. Doctors want us to CASSANDRA BASSMCCAULY decide now whether to keep her on life support any longer." Bass said he knew Sanders and his mother had been together for more than three decades. was always quiet and if he was having a problem, he'd talk to my mother about it. "My mom starting pop ping up with weird injuries, and when we asked her about it, she said she had fallen or something. It was when she had her arm dislocated we realized something was wrong. She still denied any thing was going on with her and Dorsey." Bass said he never con fronted Sanders about their concerns, but his younger brother, Verrce was tl!e closest to Sanders. Ms. Bass-McCauly is a Tampa native and attended Hillsborough High School. After graduating, she contin ued her studies in the field of nursing. She currently held a ., job with the Hillsborough r-County School District. Ms. Bass-McCauly has o 3 children, 4 grandchildren, )> and 8 siblings. 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editorials Columns jJ FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USP S 202 1 4 0 ) 2207 2 1 s t A venue T a mp a Florid a 336 05 (813 ) 248-192 1 Published Ever y Tues d ay and Frida y B y FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co. Member of National N e w s pap e r Publi s h e r s Association (NNPA) POSTMASTER: S end A d dr es s Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P .O. Box 3363 Tampa FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 1930-2010 (1977) S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER ALLISON WELLS-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS CIRCULATION MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptions-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinion s e x pressed on e ditori a l p a g es of thi s n e w s pap e r by Columnist s or Gues t Writ e rs, do n ot ne cess arily r eflect the editorial stanc e of Th e Florida Sentinel Bulletin o r th e Publis h e r The Man Who Brought Malcolm 1 Back To life M ention the names of Aurthur Schomburg, John Hope Franklin, Drusilla Dunjee Houston, J. A. Rogers, Lerone Bennett and others, and the name of Manning Marable fits quite comfortably in this elite family of Black historians. Manning Marable's life-time interest in the life and times of Malcolm X and subsequent publications regarding that interest would cause America, if not the world, to consider Marable as an expert on the man who was once the Honorable Elijah Muhammad's arch-angel. Manning Marable died recently, at the young age of 60. Although he left behind a loving wife and children, what he actually bequeathed the world was a bevy of questions about a man it thought it knew exceedingly well. The book, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, is a little less than 6oo pages if one counts the Table of Contents. It contains information unavailable to a former author Alex Haley, who penned the classic, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, which for the past half century has been considered as the definitive text about the man and his times. However, Marable's text promises to eclipse Haley's book by introducing a Malcolm X whose opinions might revise how he perceived the evolution of the Black American and Pan African Experience. We shall miss the eloquence and excellence of one of the world's foremost scribes and educators. Another oav In Paradise And now, for the latest goofiest gaff of America's newest and most popular program, FLORIDA GOVERNOR-GONE-WILD! Brought to you by "FOLKS WHO DON'T VOTE," this segment features the Governor's to run every one of his State employees through a drug test. BUT WAIT! You haven't heard the latest. Not only would Der Gubernator's gang have to gag, cough and spit, but members would have to reach in their wallet (or rummage in their purses as the case maybe) and pay for the pain and embarrassment themselves! No, you heard us correctly. If accepted by the Tallahassee Legislature (and seemingly, everything is being accepted by the Tallahassee Legislature, these days), State. workers will not only have to drop and bend over, but will have to pay for it, too! ADd would you believe the party's just beginning! 7urns out, Der Gube's Missus owns the kit-and-caboodle of what provides der drug racket (Oops, did we say that?). 'Record says her husband used to own it, but he got out of the drug testing business, leaving his share to his belove'd what's-er-name. Solantic is the name of the company, bytheway. Critics are raving about FLORIDA'S GOVERNORGONE-WILD, calling it more cantankerous than a barrel of naked lobbyists. So, you stay tuned for the next exciting sequel, which will probably be coming your way, TOMORROW! Blacks Need To Free Their Minds B lacks came to America wiili their limbs bound and chained in the bottom of slave ships. Their captors abused them; played head games with them, enslaved them and provided them with misinformation about iliemselves. All of iliis led many Blacks to believe that they were in ferior and that Blacks could not trust each oilier. Today, Civil Rights laws have removed the restraints that bound their limbs, but the invisible mental restraints that bound their minds remain very present and real. So many Blacks still find themselves addicted to the beliefs that they are inferior and that there is no need to struggle Their station in life is locked into what it is. True to what many Blacks believe, they are locked into ilieir current s t a tion in life as long a s they belie v e that, as long as they make no effort to improve their lives and as long as they hold onto their old and outdated slave mentality. Re straints can bound your limbs but you can escape as long as you don' t let your mind become bound and you don't give up. What is the answer for Blacks? Many Blacks have found the answer already. As bold as this may sound, the answer is really simple. Blacks must free ilieir minds of the slave mentality that has held them down for so long. Once this is done, Blacks need to know who they are and the circumstances iliat got them here. They need to know about their slave history. They need to know about the long history of Blacks being able to survive and ilie y need to know about Whv Are Africa And. The Middle East On Fireil And we ask ourselves why our children have be come so violent. The answer is simple. They read the newspa per! Guns, guns, and more pic tures of guns festoon the front page of every newspaper from the New York Times to the Christian Science Monitor. Amidst pictures of jubilant men brandishing AK-47 car bines (for the past seventy years, every revolutionary's symbol of armed conflict), the list of hotspots grows First it was Iraq; then it in cluded Iran; then Afghanistan; then the fever jumped to Yemen, then Egypt,-Pakistan, and the streets of Saudi Arabia where a young Black American who speaks perfect Arabic and looks totally African, was al most beaten to death, less than a week ago. But scholars would readily tell you: the Middle East has been on fire supposedly since Cain killed Abel. However what's happen ing in Africa could make lions cry. Perh a ps, it started with Uganda when a robust Master Sergeant who resembled a dark-skinned James Earl Jones, took over his country, and began shedding blood as if it were soda to be given to children. Idi "Dada" Amin seemed scripted from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, but Amin was simply one among a murderous many. Somehow, he was deposed, but ilie feeding frenzy of what ever turns men mad and can nibalistic against their brothers and sisters was still hungry and craved more Black blood. So, it attacked Rwanda Savagely, the blood-lust ate Africans as if Black skin was a buffet item and the Smorgasbord was endless Tens of thousands of Rwandan Tutus and Hutsies perished. But stili the monster that eats inno cents was not full. Jt w.:ent on to the Sudan, and there it found dessert so sweet that it remains there now, still de vouring countless villages of peaceful, la-w-abiding Su danese, whose only crime is that iliey are dark-skinned and non-Musiim However next on the list of African nations to be eaten, here recently is the Ivory Coast. Boastipg the names of men no one s ever heard of, ar ticles inform us that French military forces are currently using attack helicopters to tions Blacks have made to )> this country to the world and to improve human lives. 1 Blacks must learn that co they have every reason to 1\l 0 hold their heads high. The y :: need to know that kings queens, presidents, inven tors, educators, warriors corporate big wigs, athletes, entertainers, writers, poets, builders, business owriers, judges, lawyers and leaders among others all can be found in our race, ilie Black Family. We must develop a thirst for knowledge knowing iliat through education we can unlock many doors and break many glass ceilings. We must know and we must believe iliat free minds can't be enslaved. We must know that a person who has know ledge of himself cannot be held doWn. "T1 Once Blacks know who r-0 they are, iliey will know iliat :lJ robbing, killing and causing C bodily or mental ha.rm to each oilier is not who we are, m and is not what we do. We can only reach this utopian level if we free our minds and dare to let iliem run free : z m r-aJ c: r rm ::! z strafe government resistance while friendly rebels brandish ing AK-47's push confidently onto the streets of an Ivory OJ Coast capital that if I men-C tioned its name, you would swear I was kidding. m Indeed, seemingly every-C where we look, the world of !;g people-of-color is eating itself m alive. We go to bed at night and wake up the following -t morning only to be told that C: another African Asian, or m Latin American state has un-C dergone a Blitzkrieg coup d'e-tat! )> Meanwhile, at home in the Z United States, our children are happily, intently and single-:!! mindedly murdering each C oilier. No longer picking o'ut gang our y o ung men have resorted to killin g y o ung women railier than learn i n g how to treat them with love and respect. What iS not said i s that our police forces are becoming increasingly edgy and suspicious of young men with Black skins or brown skiDs. Urban warfare looms on a dark horizon, if we who are wise, are not brave with our wisdom. So, what must we do? fll tell We must realize that our world is our responsibility. We must each become heroes, in our own homes, on our oVirn streets, in our own right, al)d in our own world. And by doing so, we will demonstrate to our so-called enemies that violence is not an antidote for stupidity. For, surely, if we do not speak for ourselves, ilie Q Devil will have out children for breakfast. ):.


PageS1x aS ...J a: a. c:t > i3 NAACP Legal Defense Fund Addresses Felons Civil Rights Issue a: LL Last week, members of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the NAACP, including its Florida State Conference of Branches, and Advancement Project, addressed a letter to Florida' s Governor and his Cabinet, concerning the rules governing voter registration in Florida for individuals convicted of felony offenses. The letter was addressed to Governor Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, CFO Jeff Atwater, Commissioner Adam Putnam, and Secretary Kurt Browning. It stated as follows: "On behalf of the NAACP Legal Defense & 1:i Educational Fund, Inc. C (LDF), the NAACP, fE including its Florida C State Conference of z Branches, and erning voter registration ffi in Florida for individuals > convicted of felony W offenses. fa "Specifically, according to a press release from ::i the Office of the Attorney m General dated March 9, 2011, the Florida Board z of Executive Clemency j::: (of which Governor Scott, Attorney General S Bondi, CFO Atwater, and m Commissioner Putnam are members) amended the "rules on the process to restore Civil Rights for convicted felons,i including the right to vote. "Among other things, those amendments included a new five-year waiting period before individuals who have completed their sentences for certain classes of non-violent felonies may petition for restoration of their civil rights in order to register to vote. See Fl. Rules of Exec. Clemency 9(A) (2011). "As you know, the implementation of all proposed voting changes in certain jurisdictions, including some in Florida, is subject to the requirements of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 6 1973c(a) ("Section 5"), which prohibits certain States and political subdivisions from implementing, "any voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or standard, practice, or procedure with respect to voting different from that in force or effect," unless the change has been precleared by the United States Department of Justice or the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. "Because five counties in Florida are covered by Section 5 (Collier, Hardee, Hendry, Hillsborough, and Monroe Counties), statewide voting changes in Florida are subject to Section 5's preclearance requirements. "See Lawyer v. Dept. of Justice, 521 U.S. 567, 570 (1997) (Section 5 applies to statewide voting changes in Florida); see WORKERS' COMPENSATION CIVIL SERVICE I UNION GRIEVANCE BANKRUPTCY -Chapter 7 ($500 Plus Costs) 505 East Jackson St. Suite #303 Barrister's Building Tampa, FL 33602 (813) BANKRUPTCY Stop Foreclosure & Creditor's Harassment REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW (813) 387-7724 also Lopez v. Monterey County, 525 U.S. 266, 283-84 (1999) (statewide voting changes are subject to Section 5 review where a state is partially covered by Section 5). "The new restoration requirements that you seek to implement would change the procedures and qualifications that govern the eligibility to vote, and therefore fall within the purview of Section 5 See 28 C.F.R. 6 51.13(a) (''Any change in qualifications or eligibility for voting''). See also Riley v. Kennedy, 553 u.s. 406, 412 (2008) (Section 5 requires "covered jurisdictions to obtain ... 'preclearance' ... before 'enact[ing] or seek[ing] to administer' any alteration of their practices or procedures affecting voting.") (quoting 42 U.S.C. 1973c(a)); Young v. Fordice, 520 u.s. 273, 284 (1997) {preclearance is necessary for "any change affecting voting, even though it appears to be minor or indirect") (quoting 28 C.F.R. 5i.12). "Accordingly, the State of Florida may not implement these new restoration requirements without first obtaining Section 5 preclearance. The State's chief legal officer is charged with the responsibility of submitting statewide voting changes for preclearance. See 28 C.F.R. 51.23. "We therefore request Attorney General Bondi to submit these proposed restoration requirements in accordance with Section 5 "We respectfully request that you inform us of when you intend to submit these voting changes for Section 5 preclearance by Friday, April 8, 2011. If it is your intention not to seek preclearance, we respectfully request that you inform us of that determination by April 8, 2011 as well." JOHNPAYfON Director, Counsel NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. BENJAMIN T. JEALOUS, President & CEO NAACP ADORA NWEZE, President, Florida State Conference NAACP Shutdown: 800,000 Federal Workers In The Dark NEW YORK -There are two kinds of federal workers right now: the essential and the non-essential. Most don't know which group they're in. And none of them will be getting a paycheck if the government goes dark. The budget stalemate between Congress and President Obama has raised the specter of a shutdown at the end of Friday. If they don't reach a deal, the government will shift to performing only "essential operations." It's likely that more than 1 million essential employees will be asked to come to work -and not be paid. But workers deemed nonessential won't be allowed to come to work or work from home. They won't even be allowed to turn on their BlackBerries. The official estimate from the White House is that 8oo,ooo workers would be asked to stay home. Shooting leaves Two Men Dead CLEARWATER.: Clearwater Police are investigating a shooting Sunday night that left two men dead. DERRICK HARRIS WILLIAM HAMILTON Police said an argument ended in gunfire in the North Greenwood neighborhood. Derrick Harris, 23, and William Hamilton, 30, were both shot and transported to Morton Plant Hospital where they were pronounced dead. Police on patrol in the area heard gunfire and found a crowd of 40 people when they arrived. Harris was taken to the hospital by emergency personnel, and Hamilton was dropped off by a friend a short time later. Arrested and Concerned About Your Legal Call Tanya Dugree (813) 418-5253 Payment Plans Available With NO CREDIT CHECK J. JACQUES A. DARIUS. P.A ATTORNEY 813/930-2222 Accident & Injuries Employment Civil Rights FamilyLaw Appeals 7211 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Ste 228 -

Local cnv council Presents Policv Group Declares Local commendation To State Of Emergencv East Tampa Group BY IRIS B. HOLTON County Administrator author-Aprils'h. :::::: BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer On March 10, 2011, the Tampa City Council presented a Commendation to the East Tampa Community Revitaliza tion Partnership. The commendation was in recognition of the ETCRP's re ceipt of the Best Umbrella Association Award given by the Hillsborough County Neigh borhood Conference on March 27,2010. The commendation reads, The Tampa City Council would like to take this oppor tunity to extend congratula tions to your organization as you continue to address your community'sfuture economic social and political undertak ings." ETCRP Chairperson, Evangeline Best, said it was one thing to know you've tried to do good with God s blessing. "It's another thing when you are recognized for the City Councilwoman, Mary Mulhern, presents the Commendation to ETCRP Chair, Evangeline Best. workyoudo. What this told me is if you do God's will, everything will turn out fine. I know I've tried to do the best I could, and I feel I've been blessed. I went into this with clean hands, and after 4 years, I still feel that way. I can sleep well at night with what I've accomplished with the ETCRP, along with the great people who are been there with me through the en tire journey." local Union Reaches Out To Aid The Homeless GRACE SMITH BY LEON B. CREWS -Sentinel Staff Writer The Electrical Workers Mi: nority Caucus, Florida Chapter IBEW Local 824, is gathering 500 bags of personal hygiene products to deliver to various homeless shelters throughout the city. "A lot of disadvantaged people who have fallen on hard times are in need of the basic necessities we tend to take for granted to keep themselves clean and safe as they live on the streets and in shelters," said Grace Smith, President of Local 824. "We would appreciate any thing people can donate for this project. We are looking for things like soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion, mouthwash, toilet paper and other items." Ms. Smith said as a guide, they want only travel/trial size products (hotel toiletries), any brand, flavor or color Anyone interest in collect ing products at their location, please contact Grace Smith at (813) 767-9690. College Hill COGIC -6414 N. 30th Street Sale begins at 7:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Soul MatesA Marriage Ministry ofthe College Hill Church of GOd In Christ. Call239-3161 or 231-0504 for more information. Sentinel City Editor ity to seek personnel and fundThe disaster assistance is in On Monday, the Hillsbor ough County Emergency Policy Group declared a local state of emergency. The declaration is for a period of seven days, unless it is extended. The local state of emer gency is the result of the severe weather that passed through the area last week. In Hillsbor ough County, more than 200 homes were damaged, hun dreds of trees were either up rooted or snapped, and the area was hit with flooding in several areas. Damage has been estimated at $1.4 million dollars at the time of the meet in g. The declaration was ap proved by a unanimous vote during a special meeting. The group is composed of three Hillsborough County Commis sioners, the Hillsborough County Sheriff, and the mayors of Tampa, Temple Terrace, and Plant City. The declaration grants the ing assistance from state and the form of temporary housfederal agencies through HUD, ing, food vouchers, and inci-CDBG and SHIP funds. Those dentals, which include who can receive the funds are cleaning supplies. There is also homeowners who are unininformation available that fosured or have a gap in covercuses on consumer protection, age. The County Administrator insurance claims, and homealso has basic powers to waive owner rehabilitation. requirements to accomplish In unincorporated Hillswhatever clean ups that need borough County, 165 homes to take place. were damaged, 1 mobile honie Hillsborough County destroyed, and 170 calls for Emergency Management is tree removal have been realso providing assistance ceived through the Donation Center In addition to the damage established at St. James in Progress Village, 14 homes AME Church, 5202 861h in Plant City were damaged, Street, South; in Progress and 52 trees reported down. Village. The center beThe storms left 34 homes r came operational at 1 in Tampa and 1 multi-family p.m., on April1"1 structure damaged. The most 0 The One Stop Shop Dis-significant damage in Tampa )> aster Center was estab-took place on Bayshore and In-en lished on April 51h, The terbay. In Temple Terrace 1 center, located at the home and 2 cars were also ::::! Progress Village Recre-damaged. ation Center, 8701 Eligibility is determined on r Progress Village Blvd., a case-by-case basis. Anyone in llJ began providing disaster need of assistance can call p assistance on Monday, (813) 272-5900. !:;:; ::::! z "tJ c: llJ r c;; 14TH ANNUAL ISLAMIC. ::::1: m 0 m < m :a -< CHARITY FESTIVAL Sunday, April17, 2011 Riverfront Park 1000 N. Boulevard Tampa, FL (N. Blvd. & Cypress St.) 11A.M.-5 P.M. Sponsored By: TAMPA BAY MUSLIM ALLIANCE (Coalition Of Mosques and Muslim Organization 's) Partners: WTMP AM 1150/FM 96.1 ADT Tampa Signal; Inc. Hakim Fashions Honest Opinion Talk Show For More Information: (813) 267-1600 or (813) 661'-6161 Jarvis El-Amin, Marketing Coordinator -1 c: m C/) 0 ?< )> z 0 0 ?<


Local c:ti i Marching Band's Rep Spreads Far And Wide Champions Tour Golfer, Jim Dent and Pastor Greg Powe, Pastor of Revealing Truth Ministries. c a: BY TAMECA JOHNSON Freelance Writer The marching band at Revealing Truth Ministries is growing by leaps and bounds and it seems the LL world is now taking notice. The band is preparing for a < trip to the Bahamas where they will perform before digC nitaries ffi The group has come a long way since its start in 2006. Back then, there were only w seven members and one Gj instrument. Today, the ros e ter stands at 144 and countW ing, with band members :I: en ranging in age from seven to :::J 18. They play a wide range m ::J of instruments including ll. horns, drunis and cymbals z i= and they're not only sound-W ing good, but looking good, i6 Members of the Mighty Marching Lions were recently outfitted in brand i= new uniforms, designed by ffi the same company responsicn ble for those worn by ( Florida A&M's Marching ii: 100. To add icing on the g cake, the uniforms are now LL paid in full, thanks to rev enue generated during a golf tournament sponsored by the church Monday (March 28th) at Avila Golf and Country Club in north Tampa. Band Director Antwaun Underwood says the purpose was twofold. "Things like the golf tournament helped us raise money for the uniforms and for the purchase of other uniforms. Our goal is to have 300 members." The church also hopes the tournament helped raise awareness about its ministry and out reach programs in the com munity. The majority of the band members are not members of the church, but residents who live near its Armenia Avenue location. That's why Underwood says he uses the program as an opportu nity to teach lessons that go beyond note reading and beats. "I teach them life principles that will help them stay focused, stay motivated and learn differ-Ebenezer Missionarv Baptist Church < I co w 0 1212 Scott St. Tampa, FL 33605 41st Rnniuersary Come Help Us Celebrate This Joyous Occasion. Anniversary will begin Sunday afternoon, April lOth at 3:30pm and will continue nightly, 7 p. m. Will close out Sunday Afternoon, April 17th 3:30 p. m. April lOth Sunday 3:30 p. m. -Kick off the Anniversary Faith Temple MBC, w/Rev. Eric Campbell & Congregation April 11th Monday: 7 p. m. New Testament MBC, w/Rev. John Anderson & Congregation April 12th Tuesday: 7 p. m. New .Salem MBC w/Dr. Henry J. Lyons & Congregation April 13th Wednesday: 7 p. m. New Smyrna Full Gospel Cathedral w/Bishop Willard Lee & Congregation April 14th* Thursday: 7 p.m. New Macedonia MBC wiElder Paul Buster & Congregation April 15th Friday: '1. n... m. First John MBC w/Rev. Greg Hill and Congregation April 17th Sunday: 3:30 p. m. Harvest Time International w/Apostle David A. Boyd and Congregation will close out the Anniversary Members of the winning team were: from left, Ishmon Johnson, Dr. James 0. Brookins, Pastor Greg Powe, Vince Worlds and Terry Dewtney. Revealing Truth Band Ensemble: front row, from left to right: Johnny Wilson, Enrique Franks, Angel Jones, Charles Watts (Drum Major), Brian Parker, Brandon Smith, Malik Williams, -Demetri Scott, Quinton Barrett, Nia Dena-Baptiste, and Gabrielle Parker. Second row: Dewayne Foxworth, Aaron Barrett, Joshua Ingram, Bentley Tanner, Jessica Jones,. Donovan Brown, Justin Hernandez, Ariel Bell; Joleasa Oquendo, Christina Montozuma, Jenelli Franks, Sydney Campbell, Jayla Kelly. Third row: Antonio McMickens, Calvin Perkins, Lomario Marchman, Johnika Wilson, Devon McMillan and Anthony StarkS. ent sides of music." Those lessons seem to be having an effect. Several band members have gone on to college on band scholar" ships. Underwood hopes that leads to a trickled down effect. "The youngest kid is 7 He's watching the middle 25 Years Of Service Feed Our Children Ministries, Inc. P.O. Box 290415 llunpa, R. 33687 (813) 784-1021 PASTOR MOSES BROWN school kid who's looking at the high school student who's looking at the kid going off to college. It's like a domino effect." The kids' hard work is pay ing off in other ways, too. In July, they will spend one week in Nassau, Bahamas and will perform before that government's Parliament. Some of the proceeds from the golf tournament will be used to help offset the cost of the trip. Other fundrais ers are planned for the near future as well. (Photos by Ishmon Johnson) John M. B. Church 7th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 Gregory Hill, Sr. Pastor 12-14,2011 John M. B. Church llt;jo_.ll : o .UV P.M. Nightly


Local Bridging The Gap Young Man Dies Suddenlv Between Families Plaving Flag Football And Inmates Abe Brow-n Ministries Inc. BY TAMECA JOHNSON Freelance Writer Abe Brown Ministries is providing round trip transportation throughout the month of April to correc tional facilities across the state of Florida. This is a service the Ministry offers regularly on specific week ends each month. However, this month, trips will be made every weekend. The trips are designed to transport residents who have incarcerated loved ones in Florida s prison system. The program was established pri marily to bridge the gap be tween incarcerated parents and the children they ve left behind. "Without this program, many of the families would have absolutely no physical contact with their loved ones, because they can't afford it," says Vanessa Brown-Bennett, Executive Assistant at Abe Brown Ministries. "What this program does is provides families an oppor tunity to visit with their loved ones, thus maintaining the family bond." The program was estab lished by the late Rev. Abraham Brown who founded the Ministry in 1976. He felt it was critical to keep the family support system intact, despite the dy namics of incarceration. "When my dad first started this, there were bus loads of families weekly," says Brown-Bennett. "Amaz-All About You ingly, we never had to turn anyone away." Families making the trips are asked to contribute a small cash donation. The money is used to help offset the cost of gas and vehicle maintenance. For more in formation call (813) 2473285. Apri th BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A thirty-year-old Tampa man collapsed last Sunday while playing flag football at a park. He died at a local hos pital. Ryan Hemingway was a member of the Unpre dictable Flag Football Team at Nuccio Park. Each Sunday, the young men gather in the park to play. His mother, Mrs. Delois Hemingway, said Ryan had just scored a touchdown and earned the extra point. He was about to kick off to the other team when he said Middleton Class 01 1911 7:30 RIVI. Apri1. 16th 6:00P.M. ltolicla Inn y The Middleton Class of 1970 will hold its next class meeting on Tuesday, April12, 6:30p.m. at the 781h Street Library on Palm River Road. For more information, con tact Christine Ball-Poole, (813) 623-6469 4750North i Dal_ e Mabry Hwy. : ; TICket Price$ A.re : As FOllows .. Sins At The Door $30.00 couples $40.oo Coup At The Door $45.00 Honoring Women In The Five-Fold Ministry RYAN HEMINGWAY he felt funny and collapsed. Ryan was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was admitted. Mrs. Hemingway said her son died of an aneurysm and undiagnosed high blood pressure. "My son didn t know he had high blood pres sure, everyone should really get their blood pressure checked. They may have it and have no idea." Described as a loving and caring person, Ryan was an organ donor. After his death, three individuals in this area were recipients of his pan creas, a kidney, and his liver. Another donor out of state received a kidney as well. Funeral services for Ryan will be held on Satur day, April161h. Ray Williams Funeral Home is in charge of handling arrangements. COLLEGE HILL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 6414 NORTH 30TH STREET TAMPA, FLORIDA 33610 Mondav -Fridav, April25-29, 2011 ELDER CHARLES DAVIS, Pastor BISHOP MILES FOWLER, Pastor Big Miller Grove Baptist Church Lithonia, Georgia Speaker: PASTOR ANTHONY GILYARD Bethlehem Judah Christian Fellowship COGIC, Elizabeth, NJ .... "'C c: tD c en ::I: m c m < m :::rJ -< c: m en c )> z c :::rJ c


c a: u. c a: u. c z c en w ::;) 1-> a: w > w c w J: en :::i m ::;) D. z ti _, _, :::: m ...:. w z i= z w en Q a: 0 _, u. 0 ,.. Dinner@ 6PM $10.00 @ 8PM (Freewill Offering) 3410 E. Wilder Ave, Tampa, FL 33610-81::::.-L::.o-nCJlJo ,. Rev. Joseph A. Sykes, Pastor 811h Church Anniversarv. & Dedication Services Theme It is All Good Because It is All God Genesis 1:31 Church Dedication Services Sunday, Aprl/10, 2011 !O:OOam -Rev. Joseph A. Sykes 3:30pm -Rev. Bartholomew Banks -St. John Progressive M. B. Church Nightly Services (beflln at 7:011pmJ Monday -Rev. Danny Osborne -Godside P.M.B. Church Tuesday-Rev. AntOnio Hawkins-Faith Alive ct Mt Sllla M.B. Church Wednesday-Rev. Thomas Scott -34111 Street Church of God Thursday-Rev. T.W. Jenkins-New Hope M. B. Church Friday-Rev. Benjamin AdamsSt. John P.B. Church-C!earwater, Fl Church Anniversary Services Sunday, Aprl/17, 2011 11am-Rev. Andre WrJsht-True Praise Church -Douglas,. GA 5:00pm-Rev. Chester Brown, Shady Grovell P.B. Church -Tallahassee, FL & New School" April 8, 2011 Hosted By Comedian Stenon vann Friday, April 8th @ 8P.M. PrompUy Doors Open @7:30P.M. 34th Street Church Of God -3000 34th Street Tampa, FL 33605 Entrance Fee: ONLY $5 Donation@ The Door Kids 10 And Under FREE Sponsored By Nia Inspirations www.niainspirations.com For The MTIFOC Empowerment Conference April 5th-1Oth Visit www.drdavidjones.net Plan To Attend The Entire Week, We Want To For Your Ufe, Career & You Fulfill The Vision Local Groups To Host love And FriendshiP Festival BY LEON B. CRE\VS Sentinel StaffWriter On Saturday, April 16111 from 10 a m. until 5 p. m. Christa Corporation and Jobs 4 USA will be hosting a Love and Friendship Festival at Forest Hills Park, 724 West 109111 Avenue The festival will include entertainment, food, fun, free toys for the children and more. Christa Corps Community Resource Director, Christina Murray, said her organization has joined forces with Jobs 4 USA to bring to the area the first annual Love and Friendship Festival. "The main objective of the festival is to increase public awareness about the basic necessities of employment opportunities and commu:-CHRISTINA MURRAY nity resources. In doing so, we hope to increase public safety as well as decrease crime in the area. "It is our goal to host a day oflove and friendship, and to carry a social message of cared responsibility, tolerance and good Will to all mankind," said Ms. Mur-ray. The festival is expected to draw people from all over the community, and will also in clude guest city official speakers. Ms. Murray is a native of Gainesville, Florida, and at the age of 19, she became the foster mother for five children, ages one month to 11 years old. "I had to go to court and fight for the children to keep them from being placed in the system away from their own family. In 2008, I came to Tampa to major in Business at Hillsborough Com:... munity College, and that's when I discovered my loved for acting, dancing and singing. It was soon after that I founded my company." For more information about the festival, call (813) 802-1322. Student Participation Makes Annual Health Fair Unique BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Oftentimes, when we hear the words "Health Fair" a certain image comes to mind. However, one Hillsborough County School has set about changing that image This marks the Second Annual Health Fair and Family Fun Day that Sligh Middle Magnet School has hosted. This unique health fair is to give the community a glimpse of the school's theme of Medical Studies and Explorations, Ms. Jennifer Canady, Lead Teacher said. The Second Annual Health Fair and Family Fun Day will take place on Saturday, April 9th, from 9 to noon. This year, University of South Florida Health, along with business partners, and local health organizations will be on hand. During the event, students will perform such medical screenings as taking blood pressure and heart rates. Additionally, the health. fair will feature the school's band and dancers for entertainment. Heart rate checks will take place during the one-on-one basketball tournament. Those in attendance will also enjoy healthy snacks, games, win door prizes, and enjoy a day of fun and interaction with the community. Ms. Canady said the community is invited to come out, see what the students are learning at Sligh and take part in the activities. She further stated that the school hosted the first health fair last year to bring attention to what those students with aspirations of entering the medical field are learning on the middle school level. Mrs. Barbara Fillhart is the principal and the school is located at 2011 E. Sligh Avenue.


Locaf Mother 01 communitv Activist Dies .Muslim Alliance After Short Bout With cancer Preparing For 14th BY GWEN HAYES ago from an area near Crystal ....., Sentinel Editor River. She worked at Honey-c h a ri-IV F I Sli-va I ..... well for 15 years as a supervisor Mother Elouise Em-of the assembly line. She also mons, mother of community worked at Tampa General Has-activist Diane Langston pital in the Pediatric Neonatal Hart died early Monday sur-area. rounded by her family after a She went on to become an short bout with cancer. She entrepreneur, assuming own-was 77 years old. ership of The Pig, formerly According to Ms. Hart, it owned by her stepfather (Rev. was Christmas Eve (Dec. 25, E. A. Todd). She later 2010) when Mother Em-MOTHERELOUISE changed the name to Louise's mons and her family learned EMMONS Place. that she had stomach cancer. "Mother Louise" In addition to the church, The doctors gave her 3-6 Mother Emmons was a months to live, she explained. death. member of the East Tampa Mother Emmons had Dedicated to her church, Business and Civic Association complained about different Exciting Faith Alive at New Mt. and the Hillsborough County stomach ailments over the past Sill a Church, Mother Em-Democratic Black Caucus. 10 years. mons attended as often as she Funeral services will be She continued her lifestyle could. She was there just last conducted Saturday, April 9, until about 4 weeks ago when week (Tuesday, March 29, 2011 from the Exciting Faith she began to weaken. Her chil2011) for Bible Study in her Alive at New Mt. Silla Church dren vowed to take care of her wheelchair. with Rev. Antonio Hawkins at home. She raised 7 children, Mother Emmons came officiating. (See Funeral Notice two of whom preceded her in to Tampa more than 50 years for more information). Author Reveals Struggle 01 'Coming Out' In New Book BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor. One of the responsibilities of parenthood is to instill val ues, morals, and standards into their children: However, when the children reach adulthood they come to crossroads, where their own beliefs contradict what they have been taught their entire lives. Tampa native J. L. Harris is familiar with the struggle of going against the grain. She recently released her first novel that she describes as being "loosely based on my life." Entitled "The Rainbow Shines In The Rain," the novel tells the story of a young woman's journey into homosexuality. In the book, the lead character takes an emotional rollercoaster ride as she faces the battle of her own sexual identity. Ms. Harris said, "This story is about a young girl who has been raised as a Christian finding out that she has lesbian tendencies." Ms. Harris was 18 when she began her own emotional struggle. "It was a very trying process. At first, I was In denial. Then I had to come to terms with that; then figure out how I was going to tell my fam ily." Ms. Harris said, "My grandmother told me how she felt and said you'll have to answer for that: And, we have never had another conversa-tion about it. "Now my mother was a different story. She lost it. She took me to talk to my pastor. My pastor said God has spoken J.L. HARRIS ... Author on this subject. But he told me that he couldn't tell me bow to live my life." Ms. Harris decided that she was going to commit her emotional struggles to paper and share it with the world. The daughter of Mrs. Jacquelyn Maddox and the late Winston Harris, Ms. Harris is the oldest of five children. She is granddaughter of Jack Maddox and Ms. Linda Maddox. She is a member of BibleBased Fellowship of Temple TeiTace and a 2005 graduate of Jefferson High School. Cur rently, a senior in college, du-. ally enrolled at Florida A & M University and the University of South Florida as a Criminal Justice major. Ms. Harris Will host a book signing on Saturday, April 9, at Metro Wellness Center, 1315 E. 7th Avenue, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor The Tampa Bay Muslim Al liance, a coalition of mosques and Muslim organizations, is preparing for its 14th Annual Islamic Festival. The 2011 event will be held on Sunday, April 17th, 11 5 p.m. at Riverfront Park, 1000 N. Boulevard. The Charity Festival is a way that the Islamic community gives back to the indigent, homeless, and others de serving in the community. This year's focus is the homeless. Hakim "the Dream" Aquil talks about the importance of giving back. "Even in hard, economic times, people should still find it in their hearts to give to others for encouragement and hope. The festival also provides free medical tents to do blood pressure checks, blood sugar tests and other tests. Several hundred volunteers will assist with details, including law enforcement officials, fire brigade officials, medics, doctors and HAKIMAQUIL nurses. Invited guests include the mayor and all elected offiGials. "We have to take the attitude that our giving is not measured by how much we give, but by our good intentions. We should never forget the sacrifices of others. It doesn't take a whole lot, because a little can go a long ways," Aquil said. The public is invited to come out and be a part of this event. sundav Mornings :00 A.M. :30 A.M. WIMP Radio /1150AM


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EntertainmentDrake Addresses Young tvler Perrv Extends R. KeiiV To Release Memoir M onev Kick Out Rumors lionsgate Films 0 LL LILWAYNEAndDRAKE Drake made a guest ap pearance in D.C. Sunday at Lil Wayne's "I Am Music II" dates where he ad dressed rumors that he was kicked out of his Young Money family. As previously reported, a story surfaced on April Fool's Day that the rapper was asked to leave 0 Wayne's label imprint after arguing over unpaid LL 0 royalties. z Drake apparently got < wind of the rumor and ad-0 dressed it Sunday to a packed crowd at D.C.'s Verizon Center. Before breaking into his hit "Forever" Drake said, "You see today, when I landed in D.C. and I got off the plane, this n*gga looked me in my eyes and he asked me, 'Did you drop out of Young Money?' And I looked him right back in his eyes and I said, 'Boy, are you out your motherf*ckin' mind?!' Man, I want this sh t 'Forever!" C/) w ;:) 1-> w > w Lil wavne Hit With $5.6 Million Tax Bill 0 w ::I: C/) :::i m ;:) a.. z i= w ..J ..J ;:) m LILWAYNE Lil Wayne is the latest celebrity to be hit with a lofty tax bill from the IRS. The Young Money head was hit with a $5.6 miliion tax bill March 28. The millions owed stem from his $12 million Miami mansion that is currently up for sale. The exact amount owed to the government is $5,610,034 As previously reported, Wayne is also facing a $20 million lawsuit from a pro ducer of his hit "Lollipop." ITLERPERRY Back in 2005, Lionsgate began a deal with Tyler Perry which brought Diary Of A Mad Black Woman to movie theaters everywhere. For all of you Madea fans, prepare to see more of the pro ducer/actor/director in a wig and a dress as Lionsgate has extended the situation with Perry to distribute more of his films and home entertain ment. The deal kicks off with Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family on April 22nd. Perry is one of the most powerful and unique en tertainment brands in the world today, with a fan base that is virtually unrivalled in its loyalty and passion," Lion sgate co-chairman and CEO Jon Feltheimer said. Chris Brown's .F .A.M.E.' Tops Billboard 200 Album Chart CHRIS BROWN Thirteen months later, it ap pears that aside from last week's much-covered relapse, Chris Brown is back. F.A.M.E. moved 270,000 units in its first seven days out. It' s the first time he's topped the albums chart and the sales figures earn him 2011s second best debut be hind Adele's 352,00 for 21: Jennifer Hudson's soph omore set I Remember Me starts at No.2, selling 165,000 albums. And Adele's 21, last week's No.1, drops to No.3 with a still-impressive 96,000 albums sold. No 1 -Chris Brown, F.A.M.E.: 270,000 No. 2 -Jennifer Hudson, I Remember Me : 165,000 R. Kelly is set to add au thor to his laundry list of ac complishments now that he's set to release a tell-all book. The singer, who came under scrutiny in 2008 while on trial for child pornogra phy charges, will releasehis book "Soulacoaster" tenta tively this year. Speaking on the book, The Pied Piper says he wants to share his side of his story after years on con stantly being mis understood. ''I'm writing this book as R.KELLY Robert, not R. Kelly. I'm tired of being misunder stood. I will show you the tears, fears, and sweat. I will open my heart and reveal the good in my life as well as all the drama. I want to tell it like it is." Former 'Da Band' Member Stokes Assaulted Bv Husband Sara Stokes, who roseto fame as a member of Diddy's experimental group, Da Band, got into a physical dispute with her husband resulting in his ar rest. According to reports, Stokes was visiting a friend in Georgia when she was confronted by her husband Tony Stokes with allega tions that the singer had been unfaithful. The conver sation escalated into violence with Tony allegedly, punch ing and choking Sara. MR. And MRS. STOKES Tony was arrested andreleased on $2,000 bond. The couple has a history of violence. In August 2009, Stokes was arrested for stabbing Tony in the arm with a knife in front of their three children. Flavor Flav Denies Emplovees'-Checks Bouncing Flavor Flav has denied reports that his fried chicken restaurant has given bounce checks to his employees As previously reported, two former employees re ported that their pay checks from Flav's Fried Chicken are bouncing. The two employees stated that they are owed three weeks of back pay from Flav and the chicken spot's co-FLAVORFLAV owner Nick Cimino. Flavor Flav denied the llllegations and claimed the information came from disgruntled employees. Prevention & Education Extractions Crowns & Bridges Dentures Partials Root Canal Therapy Repair & Relines -*Gold Crown (Real). Available


ntertainment Dr. Ore To Put Out His First Ever Mixtape DR.DRE While the world patiently awaits Dr. Dre's Detox LP, DJ Whoo Kid has alluded to the fact that the West Coast music legend may be collaborating with him for a mixtape. There's no word on whether it will be after Dre's official album release or pre ceding it, but 'Vhoo Kid was excited to finally have a chance to do something that has never been done. "It would be an honor to finally finish my mixtape ca reer do something with him," Whoo Kid said in an inter view with Hip Hop Chronicle UK. MlK Ill And Young To launch New Black TV Network MARTIN L. KING, III And ANDREW YOUNG First there was BET, and then TV One. Now it looks like there will be Bounce TV. Get for a new African-American television network to be added to your TV listings this fall. Bounce TV is a joint venture headed up by Ambassador Andrew Young and Martin Luther King Iii. and will feature a mix of live sports, theatrical movi,es and origi nal programmiag targeting Rre Plumbing Back-IPS Breken illatM' PIII8S fllldiDIInSIIIe Your 11188 D Tl Ylur Dllllwasller lrWIIIdlll -... Uuht Daue Beceat Bell leak African American adults 25-54 years of age. The Atlanta based televi sion network plans to distribute content through the digital signals of local televi sion stations. Bounce TV has acquired the TV rights to 400 African-American oriented films from Sony Pictures, Image Entertainment, NBC Universal Domestic Televi sion Distribution and Code black Entertainment. For A Free Inspection, Call 813-313-5.231 ........... ....... lllllri .. c.nlllllir eleai@CiaiiDsasslslllconl New Bevonce Album To Be Released This Summer BEYONCE Beyonce is officially back and set to release a new album this summer. The singer, who went on hiatus after the release of her 2008 I Am: Sasha Fierce album, will reportedly return to the music world in June. The news was revealed by Sony a rep who said that he heard six of the brand new "groundbreaking tracks." "It was just amazing. She came in and played us six tracks from the album. She wants to do a big tour off the back of this record... these songs, the best description I can give is groundbreaking; she's gone to another level." Nicki Minai In Talks To Tour With Brimev Spears After wrapping up Lil Wayne's I Am Music II tour, Nicki Minaj could be hitting the road again---this time with pop star Britney spears. Nicki is on the road With Wayne, Travis Barker and Rick Ross for the tour that ends April 28 in Canada. Now lawyers for Minaj are in "serious talks with lawyers for Spears to add the Yonng Money mistress to her tour. Negotiations for the tour could be finalized in a less than a day. Britney Spears' tour be gins June 17 in Sacramento. Wiz Khalila Gets Amber Rose Tanooed on His Hand Wiz Khalifa is a man in love indeed now that new a photo has surfaced showing his latest ink---Amber Rose's name on his hand. The rapper gave an inter view where he spoke on his feelings for the buxom beauty. "It's pretty serious. I re ally, really dig her." WIZ KHALIFAAND AMBER ROSE Kid Cudi Gives Up Weed, Other Drugs Kid Cudi is officially a changed man and is an nouncing that he's given up drugs. Cudi was arrested in 2010 after he was involved in a do mestic dispute and found with a controlled substance beljevedto be liquid cocaine. The notorious weed smoker revealed however KIDCUDI that his drug-induced days are behind him and he's starting a new sober lifestyle. Master P And Romeo Donate Computers To l.A. Middle In an effort to follow in his father's footsteps, Romeo Miller has been doing everything from "Dancing With The Stars", to gracing late night TV. He's never too busy, however to give a help ing hand, The two are rewarding students who stand demically by giving them brand new computers. In 2010 Audubon reported some of the lowest test scores for the standardized state tests. I 0 :tl en m z -4 z m r-Alongside his father Master P ., Romeo recently vis ited Los Angeles' Audubon Middle School to stir up some interest in education. After raising it's overall av erage, the Millers took: no, :tl tice of this and wanted to 6 recognize their outstanding efforts. FACIN. G FORECLOSURE? Don't lose your home to foreclosure. Serving 11illsborough and the SUII'O\IAding countiesi MRC SOlutions ofOO an altemative to homeowners in jeopardy of losing their properties or fadng foreclosure. you have problems, we solutions. Call today for a free, no-obtJgation Se Habla &paiiol ..


NCAA Produces Unlikelv Champions The NCAA, the grand poohbah of college sports, just completed its version of March Madness and it pro-uJ.u::: u two unlikely champi ons in men and women s bas ketball:----. In the women's division, Texas A&M defeated Notre Dame for the title. With teams like UConn,. Baylor, Tennessee, Stanford and Duke, neither of the two teams that _played in the champi a: w > w c w J: CJ) :::i m ::J a. z i= w ..J ..J ::J m What's Wrong With Tiger's Game? What's wrong with Tiger Woods' golf game? That is the question that all of golf is asking and all of golf has no answer to. Tiger thinks it is his swing and he is currently undergoing a swing change. I say there is nothing wrong with Tiger's game or his swing. Tiger's problem is his eyes. Think about this with me. Tiger has always had trouble finding the fairway with his driver. He has always hit his ball into the woodS. He's always been able to knock the ball out of the woods and onto the greens. / Once on the green, Tiger knock down a putt from anywhere on the green. Today, he can't knock down putts at all. He misses a ton of pu;hs inside of five feet. Short putts pass by the hole by 12 inches off line. You know Tiger used to wear contacts. Then he had laser eye surgery. He had to have the surgery redone and he may need to eitherha ve the surgery done again or go back to the contacts. Rays Off To A Bad Start The season has just started for the Tampa Bay Rays and the team got off to a horrible start. They have lost their first four game s The pitching hasn t be e n good and the hitting has been almost nonexistent. The Rays won their Division Championship last year, but lost a lot of key contributing players. So far, their replacements haven't even been fair. z i= z w CJ) a: g1L-__ __ __ 2_4 __ 8_-_1 __ 9_2 __ I ____________ LLI------------------------------------------SeanTavlor Shooting Suspect Wants Media Barred SEAN TAYLOR MIAMI-The accused shoot er in the 2007 killing of former Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor wants the media barred from a key hearing. A Miami-Dade County judge set a hearing Wednesday on the request from 20-year-old Eric Rivera Jr. His attorney contends that an upcoming hearing on what evidence will be allowed could jeopardize Rivera's chances for a fair trial. Attorneys for The Miami Herald oppose closing the hearing, arguing there's no evidence media coverage will automatically taint a potential jury pool. Rivera is one of five people accused in the killing of Taylor during a botched rob bery at his Miami-area home. Taylor w a s a n All-Pro safety with the Redskins who starred in college at the University of Miami. A trial in the case is expected later this year. uconn Arrives Home With Third ChampionshiP Trophv STORRS Conn.-Kemba Walker powered Connecti cut to a third national title and in return, the school put the star guard's name and number on the wall of Gampel Pavilion. It was a surprise moment during Tuesday s victory rally before about 7,500 rabid UConn fans who ,came to the arena to celebrate Monday night's 53-41 win over Butler, and chanted "Kemba Walker," and "One more year." The junior playmaker who averaged 23.7 points during the NCAA tournament, cried and pulled his championship hat over his eyes as a drape that covered his banner was pulled away. He became the 14th Connecticut player to join the "Huskies of Honor" wall the first to receive the honor while he was still in school. "It' s like a dream come true," W a lker said. Every kid wants his jersey or his number to be retired and this is pretty s pe c ial. 1 Of 5 Charges Tossed Out In Bonds Periurv Trial SAN FRANCISCO A f e d e ral judge has g ranted prose cutors' r equest to dismiss one of the charge s against Barry Bonds in his federal trial for all e gedly lyin g to a grand jury U.S. District Judge Susan Illston approved the request Wednesday morning, which prosecutors made after it became clear the judge was going to rule that they failed to prove a count that charged the home run king with lying when he denied his personal trainer, Greg Anderson, induced him "to take anything before the 2003 season." Prosecutors argued that charge meant that Bonds would be guilty to have knowingly taken any steroid prior to 2003. But the judge disagreed, ruling that the charge alleged Bonds will fully used designer steroids dubbed "the cream" or "the clear" before the 2003. Bonds admitted inadvertently taking designer steroids in 2003, but denied any use before then. The jury will now consider four charges against Bonds. Two accuse him of lying about knowingly taking per-BARRY BONDS formance-enhancing drugs, a third charges him with lying about being injected by any one, but his doctors and the last is a catchall obstruction charge. The owner of the major league mark for home runs in a season and a career has pleaded not guilty to three charges of lying to a grand jury in 2003, when he denied knowingly using steroids and human growth hormone. He's also charged with one count of lying to the grand jury when he told it no one other than his doctor ever injected him with anything and another catchall charge of obstruction. Once Unthinkable, Texas A&M Crowned Champions For 1st Time INDIANAPOLIS Texas A&M overcame a lot on Tuesday night. Its own gen der-biased history. A hostile Indiana crowd. The handwringing over a national championship game without UConn The Aggies went to a place they'd never been, the national title game, and made it their own In the 30th anniversary of the women's NCAA champi onship, Texas A&M which didn't even admit women a half-century ago -beat Notre Dame 76-70, setting off .an exuberant, joyful and unexpected celebration. The game was everything Get A Quote 0 www.olinmottcom --IIIII OL/NMOTT TIRE IIIII STORES EAST TAMPA 1813!237-3946 3741 E. HILLSBOROUGH AVE. NORTH TAMPA 1813) 936-3164 10103 N. FLORlDAAVE WEST TAMPA (813) 263-3183 1118 WEST KENNEDY BLVD. TEMPLE TERRACE (813) !1110-0220 8850 N. 56TH ST BRANDON (813) 686-2908 528 W. BRANDON BLVD. PLANT CITY (813)762-2388 30 2 PALMER St Danielle Adams scored 30 points with nine rebounds, earning Most Outstanding Player. that the men's championship played 24 hours earlier -was not: riveting, wellplayed, high-scoring, stardriven more .... 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Sports Spring Rental Home Of Three Devil Rav Plavers Burglarized DAVID PRICE EVAN LONGORIA On March 26th, a home in Port Charlotte rented by Tampa Bay Ray players Evan Longoria David Price, and Reid Bragnac was burglarized. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reports that among the items stolen from the home was Longoria's AK-4 7 ass ault rifle. It was part of nearly $56,ooo in property stolen from the house the players rented for spring training. Deputies said entry into the hous e was made through an unlocked window between 9 a. m. and 3 p. m. while the players were at a game. Along with the assault rifle, jewelry, cash, computer equipment, and electronics were taken. Deputies are still investi gating the burglary and have not identified any suspects at this time. LeBron Nearing 2,000 Points For Seventh Straight Season LEBRON JAMES MIAMI -LeBron James speaks often of his apprecia tion for NBA history. On Wednesday, he'll likely make some history. James needs only two points to reach 2,000 for the season, which would put him on another list alongside some of the game's greatest players. The NBA's two-time reigning MVP will become. the eighth player to score 2,000 points seven times -and at 26, he will be the youngest member of that elite club. "It means a lot," James said. "It means I've stayed healthy over the years. It also means the teammates and coaching staffs that I've had have given me the leeway to go out there and score. I've just tried to take full tage of it. There's a lot of hard work that goes into it and I just try to go out on the court and be the best player I can every night." Every other player with seven seasons of scoring 2,000 points -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlahi, Alex English, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Oscar Robertson and Dominique Wilkins is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. J anies will be the eighth person in that seven-timers club, and Kobe Bryant rieeds only 85 points in the Lakers' final six games to get to 2,000 again and join as well. Lebron James' Mother Arrested In Miami LeBron James' mother, Gloria James, was arrested in Miami Beach on April, 7 2011, allegedly for assaulting a parking valet. Gloria James was reportedly taken into. custody and later released after an incident at the famous Fontaineblueau Hotel. Lebron was also in Miami for a game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Lebron James and his mother, Gloria. Ex-Buc Arron Sears Released From Jail ARRONSEARS Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Arron Sears was released from jail on Tuesday and will enter an 18-month mental health pre trial intervention program Sears, 26, was held in cus tody for 62 days on a charge of battery on a law enforcement officer. The incident occurred in June at Tampa General Hospital, where Sears was hospitalized under the Baker Act. After Sears failed to appear for a court hearing, he was found on a busy road in November and arrested on an outstanding warrant. He was released on $2,ooo bail. When Sears missed another court appearance in December, Circuit Judge Kimberly Fernandez issued another warrant. Sears was arrested on Feb. 2 and held with.out bond until he was released on Tuesday. Cowbovs To Draft Mike Pouncev MIKE POUNCEY Florida center Mike Pouncey visited the Dallas Valley Ranch facility Wednesday and tweeted that he expects to wear the silver and blue next season. "Headed back to Pittsburgh ... would be shocked if i wasn't in a dallas uniform nxt year! The draft is april 28th so we will see ... To all the steelers fans i would love to be playing for the steelers and if i had a choice i would but it isnt my choice," Pouncey posted on his Twitter account Wednesday. Pouncey's twin brother Maurkice, also a center, was drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the 2010 draft. Woods, McDowell Paired At Augusta Masters officials announced groups and tee times for the tournament on Tuesday. Play began at 7=40 a .m. on Thursday with ceremonial tee shots from Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, followed by the first group of Jonathan Byrd, Ross Fisher and. Sean O'Hair at 7:45. Tiger Woods will be play ing with U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell and Robert Allenby on Thursday and Friday. The group tees off at 10:41 a.m. on Thursday and 1:48 p.m. on Friday. TIGER WOODS And GRAEME MCDOWELL The telecast of the first and second rounds will start an hour earlier than usual this year, airing from 3 p.m -7:30 p.m. Eastern time Thursday and Friday on ESPN. Duke Freshman Entering NBA Draft DURHAM, NC -Point guard Kyrie Irving is leav ing Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft Coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement issued Wednesday by the school that Irving plans to hire an agent, ending his college career. KYRIE IRVING )> "'tt JJ r-51' 1\) 0 ...... ...... r-0 :!! 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T-r-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Funerals/Memoriam a: a. c a: LL. c a: LL. c z c en w ::l 1-> a: w > w 0 w J: en ::::i m ::l 0.. z i= w ..J ..J ::l m A homegoing celebration for Ms. Angela Dawkins, who passed away at a local hospital Tuesday, March 29, 2011, will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of Palm River, Rev. Bruce Ayers, pastor, with Bishop Lee Bell, Jr., Florida Diocesan United Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic, Lakeland, FL, officiating, and Pastor Louisa Campbell, Sr. Pastor, New Bethel Temple of Deliverance, Tampa, eulogist. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Ms. Angela Dawkins was born on August 29, 1953, in Tampa, to Saul Norris and Callie Mae Mormon. She was a member of New Bethel Temple of Deliverance, where she served faithfully as a Mother of the church. She loved cooking and being around family and friends. She was employed as a chef for Piccadilly Cafeteria for 32 years before retiring. She was preceded in death by: her daughter, Tarrekah Norris; and brother, Reginald Mormon. She leaves to cherish her fondest memories: loving parents, Russell and Callie Mae Mormon; devoted sons, Kathaddaus Norris (Quincy), and Mallory Norris (Nicole); grandchildren, Tarekah, Darius, Shaniqua, Kathaddaus, Jr., Laurencia, Paris, Mallory Jr., and Nicholas; 2 great grandchjldren; sisters, Belinda Rasheed (David), Selena Shannon (Darrell), Voncia Sterns (Larry), Bridget Riley (Tyrone), Patrica ..J Howard (Reginald), and Cassaqdra _Jefferson (James); i= brothers, Russel_l Mormon, Jr. z (Norma), Anthony Mormon w (Daisy), and Marvin Mormon; en aunts, Louisa Campbell, Hazel Tucker (Woodrow), Wilma C Randall (David), Cleo Anderson a: and Juanita Norris; _uncles, 0 John Johnson (Melinda), Wai..J ter Johnson, Ivory Johnson LL (Roberta), Wesley Johnson, Jerry Mormon, Don Mormon (Gwen), and Samuel Mormon (Barbara); nieces, Pearlie Mae (DeShaWn), Shandora (Joseph), Jameshia, Jolisa, Ali ci;t (Vatallion), Alyssa (Alan), Whitney, Mallory, Angelita, Lakisha, Ponchetta (Jarmar), Icika (Mario), Shequitha (Donald), Ebony and Vianca; nephews, Edgar, Rodney, Jr., Michael, Cedric, Jovonte (Keyaira), Thomas, Timothy, Anthony, Jr., Corey (Sharon), Mario (Raina), Hilton (Rekesia), Jarvis (Carla), Freddie, Samuel, Emmanuel and Clarence (Mesha); 44 great nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Public viewing will be held at New Bethel Temple Of Deliverance, 6221 -Palm River Road, Tampa, 33619, on Friday,-April 8, 2011, from 5-9 p ; m. The fam-ily cortege will leave froiD 7306 c:O Ponderosa Drive, Tampa 33637. Family and friends are asked W to meet at the church on Satur(!) day at 12:45 p. m. for the servif ice. ADEN FUNERAL HOME T-EVANGELIST RUBYE E. HICKS Homegoing services for Evangelist Rubye E. Hicks, who passed away Friday, April 1, 2011, will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 11 a. m. at St. Luke AME Church, 2709 N. 25th Street, Pastor Ronald Williams, officiating, with Bishop Saughanto Austin, eulogist. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Evangelist Rubye E. Hicks was a faithful member of Ministry o f Spirit and Truth. She was a former member of St. Luke AME Church. She was a retired teacher of Hillsborough County School System. She was preceded in death by: her father, William Louis James; mother, Annie Grace James; brother, Harold Washington James; and daughter, Laseme Xiomara Austin Shine. She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Donnie Hicks; her children, Renaldo Austin (Brenda), Llalando Austin (Oia), Nino Austin (Kathee) and Saughanto Austin (Queen); a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Earl James and Curtis James (Jackie); aunt, Artie Nichols; nieces, Belinda James and Keita Dawson (Calvin); nephew, Reginald Snell (Audrey); a host of cousins, other relatives, church family and friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-S p. m., Friday evening. The family will receive friends from 6:jo-7:30 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church at 10:45 a. m. for the service on -Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME CHERRYBOYS IN EFFECT! WILLIE CHERRY, III Happy 24th birthday, Willie Cherry, III, on April 5th. Remember his death on April 8, 2008. We love you so much and miss you ex-tremely. -1JOHN,2:18. BRO. DAVID PORTER, SR. 'LUMP' Homegoing services for Bro. David Porter, Sr. "Lump," who passed away Friday, April 1, 2011, will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 2 p. m. at 29th Street Church_ofChrist, 3310 N. 29th Street, Bro. Hayward Books, officiating minister. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. David Porter, Sr. was born on February 5, 1922, in Brownwood, Georgia, to the parents of the late Isaiah Porter and Alice Carrington Porter. Mr. Porter enjoyed watching soap operas and football. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Isaiah and Alice Porter; son, Robert Porter; brothers, Mammon and Charlie Porter; sister, Addie Bell Porter-Irwing; and daughter-inlaw, Corrine Porter. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of 70 years, Bessie Porter; children, Mattie James (Emmett), Nettie Dennis (George), David Porter, Jr., Charles Porter (Frankie), Betty Warren (Freddie), Marvin Porter (May Jean) of Panama City, FL, Minnie Davis (Willie) of Zwolle, Louisiana, Bessie Carradine, Nadine Williams, Addie Johnson, Delores Johnson (Leonard) of Yucca Valley, CA Russell Porter (Tarkesha), Sara Porter and Jimmy Porter; 35 grandchildren, Bridget, Jeanette, Phyllis, Vivian, George, Sara, Jinuny, George Homer, Jr. (Cheryl), Kathy, William Jo Dennis, Cheryl, James, Charles, Theophilus, Charmange, Angela (Norman), Priscilla (Tony), Lonnie (Tasha), Ronnie (Kate), Kenya, Freddie, Jr., Bronkelly (Kindra), Daniel, David, Lesley, Virturous, Voncelia, Kiona, Jayfrey, Depraine, Lathario, Kimeka, Aisha, Elijah, Tony, Jeromy, Russell, Jr. and Rushaun; 70 great dren and 14 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Marshall Nelson and Frances Lamar; great grandnieces and great grandnephews, Marlena, Knight, Lekeisha, Nobles, Senitea Dennis, Kenny Lewis, Timothy, Coney, Tevin Coney, Andru Barnum, Derrick Knight, Sonja, Linda, Mary Alice, Janice, Sylvia, Edwin Isaiah, Otis, Willie, Jr., Arthur Lee, Brother Nelson and Katherine Baling; a host of great, great grandnieces and nephews; brother.in-law, Johnny Johnson of Newark, NJ; sister-in-law, Rosetta Holder of Dawson, GA; cousin, Ron Taylor and wife; and a host of other sorrowing relative and friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p. m., Friday The family will receive friends from p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church at 1:45 p. m. for the service on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. CHRISTOPHER DONTE HARRINGTON Homegoing services for Mr. Christopher Donte Harrington, who passed away on March 30, 2011, will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 11 a. m. at New St. Peter Apostolic Church, 6429 N. Oran Street, Tampa, Pastor Lucy M. Jordan, officiating, Bishop John Battles, eulogist. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Harrington was born December 4, 1972. He was a native of Ocala, FL. He was a graduate from the Hillsborough County School System in 1994 Christopher was a member of New St. Peter Apostolic Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Willie Acree. He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving mother, Estella Acree of Tampa; godmother, Orelene Alexander; two brothers, Calvin Epps, Sr. of Ocala, FL, and Robert (Crystal) Acree of Hinesville, Georgia; two stepbrothers, Alonso Brown and Alphonso Brown of Ocala, FL; 2 stepsisters, Nadine Acree of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Daphne Merrit of Miami, FL; 3 uncles, Herman Epps and Leroy Epps, Sr., both of Ocala, FL, and Freddie Lee Epps of Chicago, Illinois; 3 aunts, Diane (Clinton) Spears of Ft. Myers, FL, Patricia Epps of Ocala, FL, and Dorothy (Earl) Johnson of Ocala, FL; great aunt, Vera Lewis of Bronx, New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation for Mr. Christopher Donte Harrington will be held Friday, April o8, 2011, from 5-8 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7 p. m. Friends are asked to assem ble at the church at 10:45 a. m. A HARMON BURIAL MS. BRIDGET LASHAWNTAYLOR Ms. Bridget LaShawn Taylor, 44, Brooksville, FL, was granted her Angel wings on Saturday, April 2, 2011. -Born on October 10, 1966, to the late Catherine Taylor, she received her early and secondary education in the Hillsborough County School System. Bridget furthered her education and earned the following degrees: B. S. Degree, 1988, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL, Major: Criminal Justice/ Minor, Journalism, Public Relations, Teacher Certification-Social Science, 1977, University of South Florida, Tampa, M.Ed., 2oo6, National Louis University, Tampa; Ed.D seling Psychology, Argosy University, Sarasota, FL, anticipated graduation May 2012. Bridget was religiously affiliated with Josephine Street Church Of The Living God and later with Church Without Walls, Tampa. She was employed with the Pasco County School System as an educator for over 12 years. Survivors include: -loving godparents, Bishop Theodore and Evangelist Gladys Brown; loving godson, ReShawn Smith, Brooksville, FL; sister, Imogene Campbell, Palmetto, FL; devoted aunts, Lessie Hopkins, San Bernadino, CA, and Marlene Lynch; Ypsilanti, MI; devoted unCle, Pastor Leon Lavelle Thomas, Sr.; close friends, Dr. Sharon Vickers; Mary Cason, Cassie Coleman, Eshonda Swackard, Gina Hall, Janice Greene, Janice Ferguson; and a host of sorrowing relatives and friends. A wake will be held on Friday, AprilS, 2011, from 5-7 p.m. at The -Church Of The Living God, 918 Josephine St., Brooksville, FL. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 9 2011, at 2 p.m. at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL, Bishop Theodore Brown, officiatiilg. Interment will be at Brooksville Cemetery. Professional services are entrqsted to New Serenity Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation svcs. 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Funerals/Memoriam MR. LAWRENCE ALEXANDER THOMAS Mr. Lawrence Alexander Thomas, 74, of 5906 32nd Street, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at LifePath Hospice. The services will be held Monday, April11, 2011, at 7 p. m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 6225 Grady Avenue, Tampa, with Elder Michael Thompson, offlciating. He was preceded in death by: his nephews, Roosevelt Thompson and Wayne Reaves, Jr. He leaves fond memories in the hearts ofhisdevoted sisters, Alice Thompson, Ethel Johnson Thomas, Jerlean Reaves and Wayne and Shirley Miller and Robert, all ofTampa; nieces and nephews, Wanda Thompson, Karen Chambers, Cynthia Williams, Patricia Thomas, Machele Franklin, Carla Miller, William Thompson, Andre Thompson, Gregory Thompson and Jeannette, Chris Thomas, Tony Thomas and Melissa, Reginald Reaves and Deborah, Robert Miller, Jr. and Leanita, Michael Reaves, Maurice Reaves and Dovey; a host of great nieces. and nephews and a host of great-great .nieces and nephews; cousins, Ann Keeilon, George Sanders and Ruby, Ella Thomas Hardy and Sally Crawford; special friends, Ruby's Residents and Staff and LifePath Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com IN liVING MEMORYOF EVELYNE MURRELL HAMMOND April 6, 2001 As we walk though the journey of life we remember you. we remember how you helped us to-grow with love, truth and honesty. We remember how you helped us to choose the right path with values, morals and self worth. We remember.how you gave us dreams with hope and confidence. As we remember you, we pray to be like you. You made us who we are today. No one could ever touch our life as mu;h as you did. We love you and miss you. James, Kevin, Tonya, Mykal. Gary, Carol and Lisa. MS. SABRINA MARIE BROXTON Homegoing celebration for Ms. Sabrina Marie Broxton of 4309 West Grace Street, who departed this life to be with her heavenly Father on Saturday, April 2, 2011, will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 2 p. m. at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 W. Grace Street, Tampa, with the Pastor, Rev. T. D. Leonard, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Sabrina Marie Broxton was a native of Tampa, born on May 27, 19S6, to Oris M. Broxton and Johnnie L. Anderson. Ms. Broxton was the youngest of four siblings. She was very warm, bubbly, outgoing and cheerful. She graduated from Richard Milburn Academy in 2005. She leaves to cherish fond memories: mother, Johnnie Anderson; father, Oris M. Broxton, II; sisters, Regina Jackson (Aja), and Keaunta: Desinor (Will); brother, Oris Broxton, Jr.; uncles, Geary Anderson, Dan Anderson and Clayton Broxton; aunt, Anna Heard (Nathaniel); boyfriend, Jermaine Buie; great grandmother,, Ora Bryant; family, Charles Bryant (Virginia), Sadie Bryant, Carolyn Robinson (Ellis), Sharon Salter (Cleam), McWhite, Shirley Wilson (Otis), Ora Frazier (Tony), Julie Kindred (Carl), Ronnie Russell, La Wanda Hunt (Ronald), David McWhite (Mary), Sarah Billington (Marcus), Joe Anderson (Gwen), Dorethea Swain, Carlton Williams (Joice), Kalyn Robinson, Angela, Fredrick (Allison), Andetra and Brian Salter, Cora A. McWhite, Delvecchio, (Onekkia), Delliot (Ariale), Delvon, Delryn and Delmetrice Wilson, Jonathan (Creshawnia), Shineay and Erika Griffin, Rocky Almestica, Jr., La'Corey and La'Dureon Kindred, Ronnie, Jr. and Demetrius Russell, Ahmaney and Ahmyiah Hunt, Shakaela, Sherrod and Savion McWhite, Sierrah, Angel, Ayanna, Marcus, Jr. and Andre Billington, Dan, Jr., Delton, Isacc, Victoria and Alicia Anderson, Angelina Carswell, Sheneki and Chiquita Ander:son, Kori Fobbs, Aaron and Antonio Lindsey, Channing Sampson, Faven, Tatyana, Cedrick and Zaria Salter, Gabrielle McWhite, Delliot, Jr., Delmon, Daynashia, Dariyah Wilson, Kevin Campbell Wilson, Michael and Mekai Griffin, Alandrea Almestica, Anais Kindred, DaShawn Anderson and Brian Stockton, Santino and Arieonny Lindsey, Edward Locke. and Edward McAdoo; and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Her remains will repose on Friday, AprilS, 2011, from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 5-6 p. m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605. Friends are asked to assemble at the church on Saturday at approximately 1:45 p.m. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilsonfuneralhome.com MOTHER ELOUISE EMMONS Homegoing services for Mother Elouise "Miss Louise" Emmons will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 2 p. m, at Exciting Faith Alive at New Mt. Silla Church, 5705 E. 32nd Avenue, Rev. Antonio Hawkins, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Orange Hill Cemetery. Mother Elouise 'Miss Louise' Langston Emmons was born in Red Level, FL, on February 2, 1934 She was educated in the local schools of Citrus County. After graduation, she moved to Tampa in 1950, in pursuit of her dreams to become a blessing to her family. She successfully became an entrepreneur while maintaining employment at Honeywell. Miss Louise was the proud owner of "Louise Place" for many years. Mother Emmons joined New Mt. Silla M. B. Church under the ieadership of the late Rev. Moses Anglin in 19SS. She 'served God faithfully in the #1 Choir. She was appointed to the Board of Deaconess Jn 2001. She served throughout the transition of the ministry of Faith Alive as a founding member. She was recently appointed to the Mother's Board in October of2010. She will be sincerely missed by her pastor and church family. Miss Louise was converted at an early age and continued to follow the teachings of God's word, in that she was a "Virtuous Woman." She extended a helping hand to the poor and opened her arms to the needy. She got up before dawn to prepare breakfast for her household. She had no fear of winter for her household because all of them had warm clothes. She was an energetic, strong and hard worker. She was clothed .with strength and dignity, and she laughed with no fear of the future. When she spoke, her words were wise, and kindness was the rule when she gave instructions. She carefully watched all that went on in her household and did not have to bear the consequences of laziness. Her children stood and blessed her. Reward her for all she has done. Let her deeds publicly declare her praise. On Monday, April 4, 2011, God gently whispered a summons to Miss Louise, and she answered. The summons was a call from labor to eternal rest. Those who preceded her in death were: Willie Mae Stromon, Richard Whaley, Henry Langston, Doc George Lewis, Alphonso Williams and Donald Todd; She leaves behind a legacy of love in children and loved ones as they mourn her passing and celebrate her-IU"e: children, Luscious Williams (Debra), Diane Hart, Darlene Brown, Geraldine Cassandra grew and Tyran Brown George Lewts, IV, Georgette Edwards (Johnny), Germain Lewis, Sheena Lucas, Angel Williams, Luscious Williams, Alphooso Williams, Don Taurus Williams, Portia Kennan, Michael Williams, Christopher Williams, Jason Williams, Michelle Morrell (Nate), Michael Morrell (Shae), Delvin Cochran, Tear Copper (Dvonntay), Bianca Belmont and An-tonio Pettigrew, Jr.; brothers and sisters, James Stroman (Pat), Ola B. Harris, Gussie Suffor, Idella Lockey, Katherine Mobley, Herbert Whaley, Harold Whaley, Phillester Whaley, Marvin Whaley and Ulysses Whaley; a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and other sorrowing relatives and friends too numerous to mention. The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m., Friday, April S, 2011 at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. The family will receive visitors from 6-7 p. m. "A WILSON SERVICE" www .wilson-funeralhome.com MR. ROBERT LEE 'ROCK' JOHNS, SR Funeral service for Mr. Robert Lee "Rock" Johns, Sr. of Tampa, who passed away at his residence while under the care of the Hospice Indigo Team on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, will be held Saturday, April9, 2011, at 2 p. m. at New Greater Friendship M. B. Church, 3325 E. Emma Street, Tampa, with Rev. Madison Murray, Sr., Pastor of New Greater Friendship M. B. Church, officiating. Entombment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Survivors include: a loving and devoted wife, Irene Johns; son, Robert Johns, Jr.; three daughters, Mary Ann Lawrence of Clayton, AL, Precious and Regina Berry, both of Tampa; three grandsons, Johnny Lawrence, Jr., Simba Zuberi and Robert Johns, III; five granddaughters, Romecca Johns, Keenya Lawrence, Sequeoia Sanders, Lorraine Brown and Lisa Griffin; four sisters, Rosa Lee Smalls, Minnie Hobley and Meraldine Banks of Tampa, and Katherine. Burr of St. Petersburg; brother, Eli (Joyce) Johns of Tampa; sister-, in-law, Alice Johns of Tampa; two brothers-in-law, William Freenian, Jr., Eufaula, AL, and Lymon (Lee) Jett of Detroit, special niece, Inez (Tally) Lynn of Edison, GA; and other sorrowing relatives and friends; special recognitions to the Murray, Fountain, Lee, Martin, Fayson, Tabor, Floyd, Birkett, Toombs, Mitchell, Redding, Dixon, Thomas Davenport, Speights and Life Path Hospice. Mr. Johns was a native of Bluffton,-Georgia, and moved to the Tampa Bay area in the mid to late 40s from Edison, Georgia. The remains will repose from 5-9 p.m., Friday, AprilS, 2011, at Wilson Funeral Home. Friendsare asked to assemble at the funeral home at approximately 1:45 p.m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wiJsonfuneralhome.coin MRS. LOUISE 'SISTER' JOHNSON Homegoing services for Mrs. Louise "Sister" Johnson of Tampa, who passed away on the evening of March 30, 2011, will be held Saturday, 9, 2011, at 11 a. m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 400S Reverend C. P. Epps Drive, with the pastor, Reverend Dr. C. P. Epps, officiating. Interment will be made on Monday, April 11, 2011, at 11 a. m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Eugene Johnson; her son, HayWard Bryant, "T1 III; her mother, Ethel L. Salter; r and her brother, Willie C. 0 Saulters. :::C Louise leaves to cherish C sweet memories: 3 children, )> Roslyn Louise Vasquez, Ter-en ranee Antonio and Reginald Le-m ander Bryant; 6 grandchildren, Z Demetrius, Virgil and Antonio ::! Johnson, LaMia, Reginald and Z Terrilynn Bryant; 15 great p:! grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; 2 brothers, King West, Jr. and Nathaniel (Boot-1 sie) Youman; 3 sisters, Alice I (Munchie) Singleton, Betty !!1 Lewis and Myrlene Sbelia Harden; a host of nieces mchi.d-z ing, Janette Medina; nephews; "tJ many cousins, including one C: who was particularly dear to her, Henrietta; sister-in-law, Ci) Vivian Saulters; 2 br.others-in-:::1: hrw, John Singleton and Percy m Harden; devoted friends, in-C eluding, Willie Mae. Sanders m and Shirlene Thompson; and < best friend, Mable Ball; a de-m voted neighbor, Claretha Williams; and other relatives _. and friends. -, Louise was .educated in the Hillsborough County school en system of Tampa.' The eldest of C seven siblings, "Sister," as she was lovingly called, was highly regarded for her unconditional love, support and long term C memory. Her counsel was widely sought. "T1 A heart of gold, "Sister" was :::C always available to aid in any. C way she could. Louise married her high school sweetheart, U.S. Airman Haywar ble at the church at approxi-C) mately 10:45 a. m., 'Saturday. m "A WILSON' SERVICE"""" www.wiJson-funeralhome.com ep )>


c a: LL c z <( 0 CJ) w ::::: 1-> a: w > w c w :::E CJ) :::i m ::::: a. z i= w ...J ...J ::::: m MR. MELVIN L. STENSON, JR. Homegoing service for Mr. Melvin L. Stenson, Jr. of Tampa, who passed away Friday, April1, 2011, will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 11 a. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with Archbishop David Jones, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Georgetter and Melvin Stenson; daughter, Lynna Stenson; two brothers, Oliver and Alvin Stenson; sister, Ada Scott and his granddaughter, Tonetha Lewis. He leaves behind: his wife, Hattie Stenson; and he also leaves to cherish memories of him a special friend, Brenda Luster; 2 daughters, Chrisshawn "Chrissy" and husband, AI Butler, and Belinda Stenson (Nathaniel Singletary); 11 grandchildren, Santia Williams, Shaniqua Davis, Diquan Mills, Keira Stenson, Dajshia Johnson, Anthony, Tonetho and Anshon Lewis, Tahruma, Kalia and Alexis; 2 great grandchildren, Samirah and Sa'naa Madison; 3 brothers, Leroy, Rudolph and Sylvester Stenson; sister, Elder Lula Stenson; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; friends, Mary Harrison, Larry Jackson, Herman Gay, Doris Gater, Eric Ray, Dominic Carson and Eric Luster; and other relatives and friends A native of Tampa, Mr. Stenson was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. He was a Longshore-...J man. W The remains will repose Z from 5-9 p. m., Friday, April 8, i= 2011, at Wtlson Funeral Home, Z 3000 N. 29th Street. W Friends are asked to assemCJ) ble at the funerill home at ape:( proximately 10:45 a. m., C Saturday. ii: "A WILSON SERVICE" g www.wiJson-fimeralhome.com LL MR. SAM 'BADRAT' BROWN Homegoing services for Mr. Sam Brown of Brandon, FL, who passed away, Tuesday, March 29, 2011, were held Saturday, April2, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was held in the Florida National Cemetery on April 4, 2011. Sam Brown was born August 14, 1925, in Georgia to the late Sam Brown and Mary Lissie Turner Brown. Sam was a Longshoreman from 1956 -1986 at Local ILA 1402, where he retired after a long and satisfying career. Sam was also a veteran of the United States Navy. Sam enjoyed spending time with children, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his lifelong companion, Juliet McCall. He leaves to cherish his memories: his children, Clementis Brown McCall and fiancee, April O'Neal, Rodney. McCall, Jerome McCall and wife, Carla, Don McCall and wife, Donna and Kenneth McCall and wife, Gayle; a loving sister, Myrtice Lola Austin; niece, Georgia Mae Scoefield of New York and nephew, Joe Lewis Lovett of Pennsylvania; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. Check Out Our Newly Enhanced Website At: flsentinel.com FUNERAL cRISIS PRICES HARMON LFD.813 626JAMES HARMON LFD 5002 N. 40th Street Florida 33610 JAMES RUSHING 8/1/38 -4/9/99 You are missed by your wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family and friends. ROSA LEE PINKNEY 9/5/14-4/11/2010 Although it has been one year since you've been gone, there has not been a day that passes by that you have not been thought of. Mom, we love you and we all miss you. From, the children, Clarence, William, Priscilla and McKinley, Sr., and other family members. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM WINIFRED C. WHIGHAM 'GRAND LADY' Sunris.e: April 8, 1939 Sunset: March 28, 2009 Mom, we all miss you so much. Our hearts are full of lov. e and joy knowing God has you in His care forever. Continue to Rest In Peace. With love. Your family: the Carter, Manning, Sampson, Schuler and Whigham families. HAROLD WRIGHT (MARCHMAN) It's safe to say life has its ups and downs ... It's hard to realize you're no longer around. Though physically you're not in my reach I vow to cherish all our loving .memories 'til we meet again. You always gave me reason to smile ... to laugh, to live, to hope and dream. When you left a part of me left, too. It's hard to believe time heals all wounds, when not a day passes that I don't shed tears for you. But today I celebrate your life, your love, your legacy, the man who (God) created. May your heart still beat through your 5 beautiful kids ... (the 5 Heartbeats, I call them). Happy 26th my Little Black Boi. Rest In Peace and keep heaven smiling. Love, Keaira Crum. MOURJSHAE 'DRELL' SNELUNG s/fo/77-4/1o/1Q Wtfe, Lucy; kids, Zay, Joell and Esnie; mom and dad, Gwen and Willie Snelling; sisters. Tes;ha, Kia and Conseulo; and homey, Deon. SACRED MEMORIES OF MY BIG BROTHER CLARENCE MADDOX 4/3/to There is a time for everything and a season for every a

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Ground Broken For Development In Central Park Village U. S. Representative Kathy Castor and other officials were at the ground breaking ceremony Monday, March 21 at the Encore District, site of the former Central Park Village. The building, "Ella," is the first residential piece of the new community to be construct ed. "Ella,"is being built with money from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program among other sources. Other officials joining Congresswoman Castor were Mayor Pam Iorio, Karen Jackson-Sims, HUD Southeast Regional Director; Dr. Hazel Harvey, Chair, Tampa Housing Authority; Robert Shimberg, Vice-Chair, Tampa Housing Authority; Jerome Ryans, President/CEO, Tampa Housing Authority, and some former Central Park Village residents. (Photography by BRUNSON) Wilbert Malphus, General Contractor of the project, Congresswoman Kathy Castor and Leroy Moore, Tampa Housing Authority, Senior Vice President/COO. Tampa Housing Authority Board Member Rubin Padgett, Tampa City Council Chair Thomas Scott, Jerome Ryans and County Commissioner Les Miller. Fred Braithwaite and Francis Ihedoro of Tampa Housing. ..;.,; .. Congresswoman Kathy Castor, Tampa Housing Authority Board Chair, Dr. Hazel Harvey, Tampa Housing CEO/President Jerome Ryans, Karen Jackson Sims, and Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio with shovels ready to break the ground. Lillian Stringer, Director of Public Relations, Tampa Housing Authority, and Latoya Carter, Marketing and Communications Officer. Irene Womack of the Tampa Housing Authority at the groundbreaking. Fred Hearns attended the groundbreaking. Left to right, Susan Mcintyre, Dr. Hazel Harvey, Rubin Padgett and Stephanie Brown Gilmore. Wilbert Malphus, Mayor Pam Iorio and Hollis Davis at the groundbreaking. Froni left, Tampa Housing employee Lashune Hlfrrls, Wence Cunningham, THA Director of Public Housing, Chloe Coney aide to Cong. Castor, and FOX 13 reporter Warren Elly.


CX) .J a: a.. <( c a: LL. Middleton Engineering Students Share Their Experiences In this photo are (from left to right): student, Jasmine Santiago (Junior), student Jabin Jose (Senior), student Trevor Tyler (Senior), Lead teacher for Magnet Programs, Mrs. Kathy Freriks ETCRP Chairperson, Evangeline Best, student Bryan Wagman (Senior), and student Kalen Nollie (Senior). c BY LEON B. CREWS U... Sentinel StaffWriter c z <( On March 8th, five stu-dents from Middleton High c School's Engineering Magnet Program attended the East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership i;: meeting. The stqdents shared their W experiences in Middleton's C "Project Lead The Way" Engineering Magnet. The tn schools Engineering Program recently received ::::) re-certific&tion status from Q. 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"No parent wants to see their children taken away through acts of violence," said Mr. Saunders. "But it does happen, and with the so-called no snitch thing going around, it From left to right: Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor, Darla Saunders, ElliottSaunders, and District III Commander, Major Gerald Honeywell. makes it difficult to solve these cases. We hope by bringing people together, and letting them see the grieving families left behind, someone will step forward to offer some help to authorities." Advocates For Safer Communities now has a weekly radio talk show aired on www.inflightradio.org. The show focuses on youth violence youth and adult homicides, gun violence and all other aspects of crime related issues. The guest speaker on their next show will be Tampa Police Homicide Detective Eric Houston. "It is our hope that the information, unsolved homicide stories, prevention tips and other strategies that we will provide to our listeners will be a wake-up call, and a positive influence on youth, families, and the community as a whole," said Mrs. Saunders. "We are also gearing up for a prevention rally against all acts of violence. The rally will be held in May in the Sulphur Springs area. We want everyone to remember that justice for victims and their families are closed cases." AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS WRECK LIVES! GIBBS & PARNELL, PA ATIORNEYS AT LAW A P. GIBBS. ESQ. THOMAS E. ESQ PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH AUTO, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE OR BOAT ACCIDENTS. SUP AND FALL, NURSING HOME NEGLECT OR MEDICAL MAlPRACTICE. ALL SERIOUS INJURIES. (813) 975--4444 1--800--711--5452 722 E FLETCHU\ AVE TA!v\PA. FL. 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Local Gospel Benefit Program At Mt. Sinai Church )> "'tJ ::::tJ A Gospel Benefit Program was held at Mt. Sinai Church. Mary Blake was coordinator and sponsor of the program. Sev eral groups came to assist with the program. (Photos by Sylvester Harris) The Mt. Sinai Church Praise Team opened the concert. Left to right: Pastor A. R. Jerald, Mary Blake, Ernestine Princess, Ernestine Richardson and Vergie Johnson. Pastor Albert Callaway and The Inspirational Voices of Praise of Lakeland were program participants. Ministers enjoying the gospel program included: Anthony Graves, Hugie Snead (Asst. Pastor), Elder Willie Henderson (Pastor) and Elder Lewis Moore. "T1 r 0 c )> CJ) m z ::! z m r Mt. Moriah Choir of Wimauma appeared on the program. Ill The Copeland Family Singers was one ? of the groups on the program. r m ::! 34th Street Church of God presents Celebrating f.lRS'T LADY'S @7:00pm Wednesdoy, Apn\ 6 JONES _APOSTLE M.ARK 0 fl (enter for Mon\festot,on, lomp Sunday, Apr\\ lO, 2.0ll Exdt\ng faith A\\ve at tAt. s,\\o, l "'tJ c: Ill !: CJ) ::I: m c m < m ::::tJ -< -1 c: m CJ) c )> z c "T1 ::::tJ c


Sunda School ...J a: a.. < <( c a: u. Warning I Everywhere we look there are warnings. AE you drive on the roads there are signs everywhere providing necessary information to keep people safe. There are warning labels on medi cines and even on some foods. These warnings do not serve the purpose of scaring you from engaging or partaking in what is offered, but they are given to foreyou with a "heads-up" of what is to come. Jude which serves as this week's lesson provides the readers with a "heads up." He writes to the church to warn them of peo ple they will encounter, and tactics they will use to cause a division in the church warn you of what is to C come. That is the view of D: some of the scriptures in the u. c Bible. They are not given He opens this section of his writings asking the peo ple to remember the words that were spoken by the apostles (vs. 17). If the church is going to survive the attacks and the tactics of the enemy to cause a divi sion and separate them from the body of believers, they must remember the z to discourage you or make < you fearful of living life; they are given to provide c en w :::;) t-w > w c w ::I: en :::i m :::;) a.. z w ...J ...J :::;) m ...J w z z w en < c a: 0 ...J u. Ill I CD w e, BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-6902 WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday School ..... 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worst 1ip .... 11 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) .... 9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship ..... 7:30P.M. BISHOP MAnHEW WILLIAMS Pastor "A Church Where The Love Of God Flows And The Holy Ghost Is In Full Control.'' words and teachings of the scriptures. Too often times mem bers of the body of Christ are led away because they forget the word of God. Be lievers would be less stressed, less fearful, and less doubtful if they remem bered the words of God. This does not suggest that knowing the word of God will prevent these things from happening but know ing and remembering the word will help and influ ence how you choose to deal with them. Jude warns and in forms them that they will encounter mockers of the faith who follow after the lust of their own flesh (vs. 18). There are some of you will cross paths with those who will make you feel that they are living better and having more fun in life. But you must be warned andremember that it only looks that way and that life is de ceitful. They live this way because they do not have the Spirit of God (vs. 19). St Mark MISSionary Baptist Chii'Ch 7221 S. Sherrill Street Port Tampa, Florida 33616 (813) 839-5263 "Building On A Firm Foundation" Sunday School 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship '.55A.M. Wednesday Night Prayer Service & Bible Study-6:30P.M. Transportation Services Available surrounds o who trusts in the LORD. Psalm 32:10 You cannot stop folk from living how they live. It is like driving; you are not responsible for how some one else drives, all you can do is drive your car and be responsible. Jude turns the attention to the church. He tells them to build up their faith by praying in the Holy Ghost (vs. 20). As a believer, when you are being tried, mocked, and ridiculed, all you can do is keep your faith and keep praying. Building your faith means to keep believing that you are living a life pleasing to God. Know that serving the Lord will pay off in the end. The confidence you have is in knowing that the Holy Ghost will pray for you. AE Paul writes in Romans 8:26, the Spirit prays for us and strength ens us in our weakness. The world puts its confi dence in itself. Those who live according to the lust of the flesh and the standards of the world believe they can help themselves. Not so for the believer. The be-NEW MT. ZION M. B. CHURCH, INC. 2511 E Columbus Dr. (813) 248-8101 or (813) 247-3899 WALTER J. WILLIAMS Pastor Early rvloming Worship 7 :55 A.M. Sunday Morning Worship 9:30A.M. M9ming Worship 1 0:55 A. M. Wed., Family Night 7 P.M. For Transportation Call (813)486-7890 Dea. Clarence Fort, Deacons Minis liever puts his/her faith and trust in God Verse 24 is one of the most recited blessings, promises, and benedictions; "Now unto Him who is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy. To the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and for ever, Amen." Remember that this is God you serve. You serve a God who is al;>le to do all this and more for you. You may stumble, but He can stop you from falling. Even if you fall and you may not be perfect He can present you as faultless. The heads-up to you is in knowing that there will be those who try to make living this Christian life dif ficult but you must remember that you have a great God on your side. The warning is not to scare you; it is only there to give you a "heads-up". FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL 3838 N 29th St Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 248-6600 REV. EVAN BURROWS SENIOR PASTOR SUNDAY SERVICE Early Worship 7 :50a.m. Sunday School 9:45a. m. Morning Worship 10 : 50 a m TUESDAY SERVICE Prayer Service 6 : 30 p m. Life Enrichment University Visit our website at www.tbcch.org or Email us at info@lbcch.org ..,v,,,.ua Growth And Sharing God's Love Worship Opportunities SUNDAY Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship 11 :OO A.M. YPWW 6 :00 P.M Evening Worship 7:00P. M TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7:00P. M


., Local :!:! Teenagers Take Partin 'Poetrv Slam' The last Friday of each month finds Spoken Word artists at The HOPE Learning Center, corner of N. 291 h Street and East Lake Avenue. The teenagers gather to compete in the "Heard 'Em Say" Teen Poetry Slam. Teenagers from throughout the county stepped on stage to participate in the event. Organized by Wally B, the show is billed as Tampa's Pre miere Teen Spoken Word-Poetry Show. (Photographs by Toby Scott). NIASCOTT Shown in this photograph with the Winner of the Night's Slam are from left to right: Tanquilla Hallback, Wally B, "Heard 'Em Say" Organizer; Nia Scott, who won with a perfect score, Venus Jones, and Ms. Vera Moffit Scott. WALLYB ... "Heard 'Em Say" organizer ANTHONY HALL CURTIS DAVIS ... Contestant ... Won the "Heard 'Em Say" Teen Poetry Slam with a perfect score ... Host of "Heard 'Em Say" Teen Poetry Slam ERIC ALMANZAR ... Contestant BLACK DHALIA ... Contestant Working behind the scenes at the show were: Ryan McCallister, Time Keeper; Ben Bedman, Score Keeper; Simone Brookins, Judge; Patrie Byrd, ofT. M. B Records, Judge; and Koivas Ranvier, Judge. ::Jrllill' MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N Rome Avenue* (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C.T. Kirtdand, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714" Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9:30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP-11 A. M .....---1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM-Family Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PM-Lord's Supper (COmmunion) TUESDAYS 6 PM-Prayer Service 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 Bible Study DR. C.T.ICIRILAIID, Pastor TAPE MINISTRY Order On Une At-Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org GREATER FRIENDSHIP M. B. CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. REV. M. MURRAY, Pastor Sund ay School 9 :45a.m. Morning Worship -11 a m Evening Worship 5 p.m Prayer Meet ing Tuesday-7 : 30 p.m. Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8616 P rogress Blvd, Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office : (813)5n-1948 Pastor s Office : (813) 672 0389 Academy Office : (813) Sn-5988 Fax : (813) 672 c 0514 E -Ma1l: .fbcopv@tampabay.rr.com DR. SAM SR., Senior T a-aching Pastor Adult/Children Worshi p Times 7:30A.M & 10 : 55AM. 4:11:Uf111UII*t Sunday -9 :45AM. -Adult & Youth/ ChHdren Tuesday -11 A.M. Adult Wednesday7 P M Youthl Children 7:30P.M. A Satelle Campus For Faith Bille 1ilstiue "Growing The Chl.rch For Global (Acts 1 : 8 Rom, 1 : 8 1Thes. 1 :8) 'i&'tmli". -I HERITAGE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH 14801 N. 15th Street Lutz, FL 33549 Mailing Address P.O. Box 273757 Tampa, FL 33688 REV. DELORES JAMES CAIN, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Services 7:45A.M. & 11 A.M. Sunday School 1 0 A M New Testament M. B. Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa, Fl33592 610-1252 REV. Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School 9 : 30A .M. Sun. Morning Worship 11 A M Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs: Night: P i ayer Service Arid B ible Study "Saving The Sinners And Educating The Mid-Week Worship Tuesday 7:00 P.M. I Qan Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me. 4 :13 ST. MAnHEW M. B.CHURCH 3708 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 3361 0 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com Break Of Day Worship 7 :45 A M Sunday School 9:30 a m Morning Worship 11 a m Prayer Service Wednesday 7 p in. Study of the Bible Wed. 7 :30_ 8 :30 p.m Praise & Worship Service Wrid 8 :30 9 p m Children & Youth B i ble Study Wednesday 7 -8 : 30 p.m. Saturday Prayer Service & Bible Study -. 10a.m. Youth Bible Institute" 12-4 p.m. Teen Night II!U -Friday before the 2nd Sunday 7-11 p m D._, )> :< )> :tJ 1\) 0 .... .... ., r-0 ;;!;! c )> CJ) m z ::! z m r-aJ c: r-. r-m ::! z c: aJ I c;; :::r::: m c m < m :tJ < -t c: m CJ) c )> < )> z c !"ff ;;!;! c G) m ...... I m


E Social a) sent to the entire family of Allen Women Auxiliary Day. call (407) 478-6330 ..J Mrs. Nettie Mae Dennis in The theme was: Becoming a: the passing of their father. God s Rest Through Prayer. I extend my condolences to The program was as follows: Progress Village Community Clean-Up Is Aprilt6th -Mrs. Klee Williams and Speaker, Sis. Sandra King; family in the passing of their Worship Leader, Sis. Cheryl C brother, Mr. Steve L. Ferrell; the Opening Hymn, ft DiXon, Sr. Spirit of the Living God; InvoFrom 7 a m. until noon, Please keep the Progress Village residents who were af fected by the tornado last week, in your daily prayers and volunteer your service if you can. April Birthday The birthstone this month is the Diamond and the Flower is the Sweet Pea. Happy birthday to the April celebrants: Karan Jones, Wayne McPhearson, Catherine Monsalvage, Peggie Lise and Valencia Fells. Belated Birthdays Happy belated birthday to: Garry Brown, Richard Bryant; Kenny Anderson, Tameka Faulkner, Zena Glover, Cedria Filer, AltC wan Holloway, Victor ii: Mills. Tommietta King, u. Z'kera Shamburger, c z c( c en w :::l I-w > w r:D :::l a.. z tu ..J ..J :::l r:D ..J w z i= z w en a: 0 ..J u. r:D I co w CJ CHURCH DIRECTORY Roland Williams and Makiah Glover. Sick And Shut-Ins Prayers for everyone every where, especially: Mattie Mills, Eloise Leeks, Maurice Green, Marjorie Guest, Geneva Lucas, Mozell Debose, Ida Boykin and Willie Mobley. Let us not forget to pray for Mrs. Odessa Roberts in Memorial Hospital and Bro. Nathaniel Foster, while they are traveling on a speedy recovery road. Prayer changes things, let us also pray for the sick and shut-ins: Joel Barnum, Eliza Green, Seletha Jackson, Evelyn Hampton, Dea. Namon and Sis. Idell Mills. Sunday Reese and Diana Williams. Sympathy Our deepest sympathy is NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 Ave. 248-4127 St. James AME Church Of Progress Village News The Community Hour of Power Bible Prayer Band meets each Thursday morning at 10:30 a. m. This is a group of God's children gathered together on one accord to learn the Word of the Father. Every one is invited. New Saint Matthew Missionary Church Rev. Alec Fitzgerald, pastor at New Saint Matthew Missionary Church and con gregation wish the following folks a happy birthday: AleXis Bryant and Kenneth Guilford. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Sunday, March 27th, Bethel Missionary Baptist Church held their St. James Sarah GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3901 N. 37th St $AM. SundaySChqol -9_:a() A M Morning W<>rship ._1o:so A M ; Study, Wed. 7 P .M. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED Qlasses :.7iQO P.M. 3rd $at ..... .j 2 Noon cation Sis. Ann Powell; Oc casion, Sis. Sandra Mitchell; the Scripture, Sis. Marina Pilcher; the Gift of Mission and Acknowledgement of Visitors, Sis. Catherine Kinsler; Altar Call, Pastor Michael Price; and Introduction of Speaker, Sis. Sharen Robinson. Congratulations Congratulations goes out to Anjane Wright, who made Student of the Week at Ram pella Downtown Partnership School. Keep up the excellent work!! Upcoming Events Family Fun Day is April 9, 2011, from 11 a. m -2 p. m. For more information call (813) 628-9179 Tampa Bay Walk Autism is Saturday, April 16, 2011 at AI Lopez Park at 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa. For more info, dumpsters will be located at the side of the old Harris Tem ple Church on Flower Avenue. The following items are ac ceptable for disposal at this site: construction debris, fur niture, ovens, refrigerators, steel and other metals, tires and water heaters. There will be some curbside pickup larger items that you may not be able to per sonally bring to the dumpster for disposal. Please have items at curbside by 7 a. m. No Haz ardous Or Flammable Items Please! F.Y.I. Remember our helpers at Shu Lon's KitChen, (813) 7419760 Let's keep President Barack Obama and his fam ily in our daily prayers. Let's also keep our service men and women lifted up as they con. tinue to protect our country. Call your news into Gloria McNair at (813) 928-5293. lernlnll Wershlp .......... ........ nam. Pra11r semce, Tuesdlv-1 p.m. AWBaa Billie SllldV, 'hleSdiv e:aa aa. Bible SludJ. ruesdiv---, ..... ....;. J:p.m. ... -. ...... --. ... ST. CITHEDRIL-e .. mn ........... .. 248"3651' -: ... ,, __ ,,._ BiShap'Eddfe W -. IWORSHIP:SCHEDULE' .-..' ... ...... q:.


Local Ariel Business Group President Gets Minoritv Business Advocacv Award In celebration of the annu al Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in the Tampa Bay Area, the MED Committee presented its 2010 Minority Business Advocacy Award to Thomas Huggins Ill, President of Ariel Business Group (ABG). He was recognized for his ongoing support and contributions to minority and small business development in the Tampa Bay area. MED Week is a national celebration that was started in 1993 to recognize and cel ebrate the accomplishments of minority-owned firms and supporters of minority busi ness development Huggins has a long history of advising, consulting and supporting minority and small business development. He started the Ariel Business Group in 1996 as a management consulting firm specializing in providing valueadded Diversity Training; Small and Minority Business Enterprise (S/MBE) program administration; Minority and Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) outreach, public involvement and contract compliance services to government agencies, contrac tors and developers, emerg ing and small businesses. Over the past 15 years, ABG has been involved in more than $1 billion in con struction projects. In accepting Award, Huggins said, "Our goal has beEm to assist our clients to understand-the value of utilizing minority and small businesses, as well as to THOMAS HUGGINS, III develop value-added strate gic alliances that create jobs for our community." ABG government agency clients have included the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, as SBE consultant for the $300 million Lee Roy Selmon Reversible Elevated Lanes project, and the Tampa Port Authority. ABG also was selected to develop and coor dinate a Construction Bond Training Program for Hillsborough County and has been contracted by the Florida Department of Community Affairs and the U. S. Department of Commerce for other projects. Huggins is sought as a technical expert on Small and Minority Business Development issues. He has been featured on the cover of the Maddzix Report and was selected as a Minority Businessperson of the Year finalist by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. He currentlyis an Advisory Board Member of the Watson Academy for the Arts charter Head Stan Program Now Accepting APPlications Hillsborough County Public Schools is currently applications for the 2011-2012 school year. The youngsters reach the age of 3, 4, or 5 before September 1st to qualify for the program. Parents or legal guardians will be required to provide a copy of all household income for. the past 12 months, or current print out of benefits received from AFDC/TANF; food stamps, court ordered child support, SSI, Social Security, foster care grant, unemployment benefits, school grants, or Title XX, They must also provide a birth certificate, proof or custody or guardianship, acceptable legal documents, Medicaid eligibility, or med ical private insurance card. For more information call (813) 740-7870, ext. 379, 357, or 393 Ior registration dates. school; and is a member of the State of Florida Advisory Council on Small and Minority Business Development and the Entrepreneurial Business Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is also a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Hillsborough Community College. 699 SALE Cantu No Drip Hair and Scalp Oil 6 oz. SALE Orqanic Root Stimulator Girls Hair Pudding 13oz. SALE Cantu Hair Care 9.5 to 13.5 oz. Smooth Relaxer Kits ., ::D c )> "'tJ ::D r-0) 1\) 0 .... .... ., r-0 :2 CJ) m z ::! z m r-m c: r rm ::! z "'tJ c: OJ r-c;; :::1: m c m < m -t c: m CJ) c )> z c ., :2 c


Local co ...J a: a. <( Black Marriage oav The Black Marriage Day Initiative was a: held on March 24, 2011 at the Children's u.. Board. The forum was entitled: "Marriage or Mirage: A Forum To Access the Com munity's Perception of Marriage." The event was hosted by the partnership of REACHUP, Inc. and the East Tampa Business and Civic Association (ETBCA). REACHUP, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community-based organiza tion at the University of South Florida. Estrellita "Lo" Berry is the President of REACHUP, Inc. Community Revitaliza tion. The discussion was on whether or not to promote child well-being by promoting marriage. Other topics were also dis cussed. (Photography by BRUNSON) Left to right: Bertha Washington, Marylin Merida and Lo Berry at the Black Marriage Day event. ... Elizabeth and Joseph Merchant were among the couples who attended the Black Marriage Dayforum. Aynmarie Carter and Mellita Dr. Katurah Jenkins-Hall of Mills at the Black Marriage Day USF attended the forum. Initiative. Ron.ald and Pamela Bradford. Sports & Games Computer & Technology Arts & Crafts Field Trips Swimming Special Interest Camps Pastor Charles Davis and Pastor Jeff Singletary attended the marriage forum Selena Scott and Cynthia Stewart at the forum. Household Chemical and Electronics Collection ONLY RES IDENTIAL WASTE WILL BE ACCEPTED! Safely dispose of old paints and solvents, automotive products, household cleaners, pool chemicals, mercury thermometers, fluorescent bulbs, lawn & garden supplies, and el.ectronics, including computer equipment, televisions and VCRs. Saturday, April1.6, 9:00am 2:00pm In the vacant parking lot on the south side of Bird Street (exit 1-275 N at Bird Street) City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste www.TampaGov.net/solidwaste


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____________________________________________________________________ __ CIO ...J a: a. <( Derrick Williams Released After 18 Years DERRICK WILLIAMS BOWLING GREEN, Fla. -A Manatee County man who spent the last 18 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit was released from prison. Derrick Williams walked out of the Hardee County Correctional Facility arm-inarm with the team who helped free him. His family cheered as the ex-inm(lte made his way out and into the arms of his son and grandson. Officials said n e w DNA e vi dence was enough to exoner ate him. The court also found Williams due process was violated by the Manatee County Sheriffs Office, who destroyed evidence that could have excluded him as the rapist. Williams said he isn t bitter and he described what happened when he heard the news he' s waited 18 years to hear. "I fell out on the floor in there. I fell on the floor and thanked God for it," he said. The state attorney's office said the right decision was made with the evidence they had. They said retrying Williams would not be in the best interest of the victim who twice picked him out of a lineup. Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Mav Have 8 More Victims LONNIE FRANKLIN JR. ...J LOS ANGELES -Los W Angeles police investigators z "h i= say etg t more women may Z be linked to the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings of <( women and girls shot or e strangled since 198s. A county grand jury last ...J month indicted 58-year-old u. Lonnie Franklin Jr. for 10 killings in South Los Angeles. Victims ranged in age from 14 to 36. The Police Department says in a news release Tuesday that detectives are now focusing on eight women known to have had a connection with Franklin. Six of the women are missing persons, one is an unsolved homicide victim and the eighth is an unidentified woman. Four of the women had not previously been connected to the investigation. Police Chief Charlie Beck and detectives plan an afternoon news conference to update the case and ask for j:he public's help. Pres. Barack ObamaFor Re-Election PRES. BARACK OBAMA It's official. Barack Obama is running for president again. Viewed widely as a foregone conclusion, President Obama announced in anticlimactic fashion that he is running for re-election. We've always known that lasting change wouldn't come quickly or easily. It never does," Pres. Obama told his supporters in an email message that came on the anniversary of the assas sination of Martin Luther King Jr. "But as my admin istration and folks across the country fight to protect the progress we've made and make more we also need to begin mobilizing for 2012, long before the time comes for me to begin campaigning in earnest." Already Pres. Obama's re-election website is up and running, and his first fundraiser scheduled for April 14 in Chicago If Pres. Obama wants to top his own impressive record of $750 million from the ous campaign, there's gonna be some changes made. Support The lorida Sentinel Advertisers 11-Year-Oid Rescues Senior Citizens From Mahlon Graham, a fifth grader from West Philadelphia, was called a hero by Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers Monday after his quick thinking and calm ness possibly saved the lives of seniors after a fire broke out at an assisted-living facility. Graham was walking home from school with his little sister when he says he heard a woman screaming for help. That woman was just one of several senior citizens trapped inside the facility where a raging fire was grow ing. "I told my little sister to go ahead and keep walking, because she gets kind of emo tional sometimes," Graham said "And I called 911." MAHLON GRAHAM The fire department was so proud of Graham that Commissioner Ayers came to his school and surprised him with an official thank you and a proclamation from the department "He's hope for a generation, we're just elated about the job that he did," said Ayers. Confederate Flag Outside Texas Counhouse Comes Down The Confederate flag has been lowered outside an East Texas courthouse where.it flew to commemorate Confederate History Month. Members of a Palestine, Texas, chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans lowered the flag Monday night, just as the Palestine City Council was meeting to call for its removal. Last week, Anderson CountY commissioners narrowly voted to fly the flag to honor those who died-in the Civil War. When it was raised Friday in the town 100 miles southeast of Dallas, however, some resi dents turned their backs. Protesters say the flag repn! sents the South's support for slavery.


Paid Internships Available For Young Adults Polk Works is in search of qualifying y oung adults, a ges 18-20 who are interested in paid internships with various Polk County employers. The internships are expected to last for a period of six weeks. Eligible participants will be paid $8.oo per hour. Applicants must call to schedule an interview, provide proof of income for the. last six months, complete a drug test and background check and have reliable trans portation. Participants must be available for the full six weeks. For further informa tion call (863) 5o8-noo Ext. 3359 Congratulations, Polk County Schools Employee of the Year Fritz Paul, English for Speakers of Otl:.er Languages (ESOL) Para-Educator at Haines Cit y High recently recei v ed top honor at the Polk County Public Schools 2011 School-Related Employee of the Year. The Lakeland Center was the o f this year s event. Paul was named 2011 School-Related Employee of the Year. This award recog nizes staff members who perform in the roles of secretaries, food service, transportation, para-educators and other support. He renders assistance to Haitian families by finding adult literacy classes and helping family members to complete job applications. Paul instills a sense of pride and belonging to these students; serving a s a mentor and father figure to many. Other finalists for the award were: Barbara Amos, Daniel Jenkins Academy; Nancy Ellis, R. Bruce Wagner Elementary; Cindy Ferguson, Purcell Elementary; Linda Griggs, Bartow Middle; Glenda Lucas, Roosevelt Academy; Christina Scott, East Area Adult School; and Rodney White, Gibbons Street Elementary. Class of 1971 ToHold Fish Fry The Rochelle/ Kathleen/ Lakeland Minority Class of 1971, Inc. "Class of Distinction will _host a Fish Fry fundraiser on Saturday April 9 2011 from 9:30 a.m until 2:00 p.m. at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Fifth Street in Lakeland. Leading officers are Theodis Preston, President and George Edwards Jr., Vice President. The next class meeting will b e h eld on Saturday, April16, 2011 at the Lake Ridge Center 325 W Second Street in Lakeland, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. For further information, contact Willie F. Clarke (863) 808-7143. We Shall Never Forget the Halls of Rochelle. Birthday Greetings Shaw-Nuf Talk extends HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes are extended to Lillie Pearl Williams (April gth); Mother Jessie Bush (April 12th) and Mae Allen (April 13th), as they celebrate Girls Inc. Accepting Nominations For. Annual Award On Thursday, May 19, 2011, Girls Incorporated of Lakeland, a United Way of Central Florida agency, will present its 22nd Annual "She Knows Where She's Going" Awards to thre!:! outstanding women. This is a very special occasian as the organization celebrates-the -40th Anniversary and mission of Girls hie. and honor exceptional women as evidenced by their personal and professional accomplishments and com munity spirit. LoCal businesses and orga nizations are encouraged to submit nominations for women Girls Inc., is accepting nominations. A previous nominee is eligible for consideration. A person may also submit qtore than one nomination. All nominations are due Friday, April 15, 2011. Girls Inc., is also seeking sponsorship. Corporate sponsorships are due on Monday, May 2 2011. For additional information contact Mrs. Kay Fields, President and CEO, Girls Incorporated at (863) 682-3002, extension 222. '. ano th er yea r of life! May th e Lord continu e t o bless eac h of y ou with many more birthdays! Condolences Extended Shaw-Nuf Talk extends condolences to Barbara Austin, Joe Lewis and the family of the late Ambrose E. Austin, Sr., 71, who passed away on March 22, 2011. A lifetime Polk County resi dent, for many y ears, AJistin served the communities of Polk County as a Funeral Director and Mortician at Charles A. Lewis Funeral -Home in Lakeland. He was also the Chairman Deacon and Teacher of the Senior Mission Women's Ministries at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Lakeland. Visitation was held at True Holiness Church in Winter Haven on March 26th and New Mt. Zion M. B. Church in Lakeland on March 28th. The homegoing celebration was held at New Mt. Zion on March 29th. Final arrange-e ,, ..,, ... m ents w e r e entrus t e d to George Saab and G ause Fun e ral Home. Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This we e k s Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out goes out to concerned citizens of Polk County and the State of Florida. Taken from an e mail received from Lakeland community activist Denise Chambers as follows: "If clean water, early childhood education, funding for college students, job training for dis located workers and commu nity safety are issues that are important to you take the time to call Senator Bill Nelson at (202) 224-5274 and Senator Marco Rubio (202) 224-3041; they need to hear your voice." Please spread the word about all of these proposed cuts to Florida and call our Senators asking them to oppose the following: (1) $64 million would be cut from federal funds for clean and safe water in Florida; (2) 6,100 Florida children would be immediately cut from .:. 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Treats Children To A Shopping Spree c:: rrm ::::! z ., c:: m ,... The weather was cold rain y and dreary, but the hearts of the parents, children and volunteers were warm, bright and excited, as they gathered at Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. During the holidays, Big-, Hearted Angels, Inc. treated more than 200 Polk County children to a shopping spree at Wal-Mart in North Lakeland. Each chUd selected $6o worth of toys and/ or other items of their choice. Transportation was provided by Preston, USA of Lakeland. After the shopping spree a banquet and awards ceremo ny was held in the dining hall of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. The food was provided and catered by Texas Cattle Company. Charles Trave Williams, the President and Founder of Big Hearted Angels, coordinates this annual event. Every year, Big Hearted Angels strives to pro vide Christmas assistance, supplies and clothing, academic tutoring services and scholarships to low-income, single-parent families. The amount.of_assis tance given is based on available funding. For further information and/or to make donations call (863) 379-6139. From left to right seated: Mr. Mount, Superintendent of Schools-Wakulla County, Deborah Wright, Polk County School Board Representative. Back row: Mrs. Mount; City of Lakeland Commissioner Phillip Walker, Marylou Harvey, Chairperson-Wakulla County B.H.A.; Rosafeen Harvey, B.H.A. Member; City of Lakeland Mayor Gow B. Fields; Kero Johnson, Youth N .A.A.C.P. President; Trave Williams, President and founder of Big Hearted Angels. Mayor Gow B. Fields, City of Lakeland an

or-or-0 N co ...J a: a. <( c a: u.. c a: u.. c z <( c en w :::::1 1-w > w c w J: en :::i m :::::1 a. z i= w ...J ...J :::::1 m ...J w z i= z w en i3 a: 0 ...J u.. m I co 'r'" w C!J If II II EMPLOYMENT II IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 09-CC-034119 CROSSWYNDE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION INC., A Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation, PLAINTIFF vs. ROBERT CARPENTER, et al., DEFENDANT(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final judgment of Foreclosure dated the 23rd day of March, 2011 and entered in Case No. 09-CC-034119, of the County Court in and for Hillsborough County Florida wherein Crosswynde Condominium Association, Inc., is Pla i ntiff, and Robert Carpenter is the Defendant I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Hillsborough County Courthouse, 800 E Twiggs Street 2nd Floor Tampa, Fl 33602 at 2:00 p.m., on the 29th day of April, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: UNIT NO. 19-106 OF CROSSWYNDE CONDOMINIUM ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM DATED RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 15774, PAGE 503, AS AMENDED BY FIRST AMENDMENT TO DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM OF CROSSWYNDE CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R BOOK 17350, PAGE 555, AND ALL EXHIBITS AND AMENDMENTS THEREOF, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS OF SAID CONDOMINIUM APPURTANT THERETO. This property is located at the street address of: 9314 Crescent Loop Circle, #106, Bldg. 19 Tampa, FL 33619 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THE FORECLOSURE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS AN ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO ACCESS COURT FACILITIES OR PARTICIPATE IN A COURT, PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE, TO REQUEST SUCH AN ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION WITHIN 2 WORK ING DAYS OF THE DATE THE SERVICE IS NEEDED: COMPLETE THE REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FORM AND SUBMIT IT TO 800 E. TWIGGS STREET, ROOM 604; TAMPA, FL 33602. Dated this 28th day of MARCH. 2011. PAT FRANK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/GLENDALY MARTINEZ AS DEPUTY CLERK HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS H i llsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened APRIL 26, 2011 2:00 P.M. ITB -P-01 01-0-2011/BG RENTAL OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT **** Information on these and other Requests for Bids, along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed at www.hillsboroughcounty .org/ procurementservices. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid. 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 d irected to Hillsborough County Board of Commi ssioners Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. 18th Fl., County Center, Tampa Florida, 33602 (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours II EMPLOYMENT Mattie's Natural Hair Care Tampa Salon Now Hiring Nail Tech Seeking Licensed And Hair Braider Professional Hair Stylist $9 00 Per Hour Please Call (239) 81 0-5894 (813) 369-4950 Looking For WANTED Experienced Lawn Stylist(s) ; Care Worker Must Pass Braider(s) Background Check At: Freestylin' Barber & No Misdemeanor Beauty Shop Drug Chargers 1518-B East Fowter Ave. And Absolutely Tampa, Fl 33612 No Felony Charges Valona: (813) 361-9579 (813) 270-6887 Or Kil: (813) 361-1577 For Your Convenience The Florida Sentinel Bulletin -Ac_c:_epts IVTasercard I DEBIT J VIsa, IVIasterCarct .AI'Tierlcan Express .And Debit Cards p,.,._ ...,,_., ... VIa Phone II Work From Home And Love It! Earn What You Are Worth Call Me Today At (813) 270-2116 Do You Have A (PMA) Positive Mental Attitude? Are You Ambitious? Yes? Call The Tag Lady (813) 417-6654 Cutting It Low Experienced, Licensed Barbers Wanted SO/Parsons Brandon Area Call (813) 217-2462 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE New Employment Opportunities ACCOUNTANT Ill $53,435 ACCOUNTING CLERK II $26,332 ACCOUNTING CLERK Ill (CASHIER) $29,577 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II $22,235 MULTITRADES WORKER II $30,576 PROJECT MANAGER II (CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT) SENIOR LIBRARIAN YOUTH SERVICES SENIOR SOFTWARE SPECIALIST $57,075 $40,768 (WAN ADMINISTRATION) $61,110 SOFTWARE SPECIALIST I (DESKTOP) .$40,766 See our web site at http://www.hccsb.org or visit our office at: 601 E.-Kennedy Boulevard, 17th Floor, Tampa, FL. Preference in initial apt. will be given to eligible vets & eligible spouses of vets. AAJEEO Employer


II Contracting & Procurement Tampa ft Housing fluthorillJ INVITATION FOR BID PEST CONTROL SERVICES Bid No: FY201 0-IFB-09 Date Issued: March 30, 2011 The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa (Author i ty) will receive sealed bids for qualified firms or individuals interested in providing Pest Control Services until 2:00 p.m .. (prevailing Tampa Florida time) on Wednesday. April 21, 2011 i n the Tampa Housing Authority Board Room, located on the first floor at 1529 W. Main Street Tampa Florida 33607 at which time and place all bids will be publ i cly opened and read aloud Bids received after this time may not be considered. On Tuesday. April 14. 2011. at 11 :00 a.m. (prevailing Tampa, Florida time) the Housing Authority of the City of Tampa will conduct a pre-bid conference in the Board Room, located on the first floor at 1529 W. Main Street, Tampa Flo r ida 33607. All interested bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference and the bid opening. Bid packages will be ava i lable online www.thafl.com ; Contracting and Procurement; Invitation for Bid or you may forward an electronic request to Tinag@thafl.com. Persons who require special accommodations should immediately contact the THA Contracting Office @ (813) 253 -0551 extension 187. II An Equal Opportunity Employer. By order of the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Tampa. THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF TAMPA Jerome D. Ryans, President/CEO EMPLOYMENT Sable One lnvestigaUons and Sable one securnv Must have "D" license Hiring for Security Specialists Must pass Drug & Background Screening Must have neat and professional appearance Must be in good physical shape Prior military e)(perience preferred. Send resume to sableoneinvestigations@yahoo.com II NOTICE TO PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANTS HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority hereby requests pursuant to the Consultants Compet i tive Negotiation Act, Florida Statutes 287 055, is interested in acquiring professional design services for the following project: LANDSIDE TERMINAL INTERIOR DESIGN AUTHORITY NO. 5850 11 TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT This project will provide for an interior finish performance and design evaluation which creates a dist i nct vision to reshape the inter i or character of the landside terminal. The project will result in the development of an interior design standards manual that w i ll provide guidance for development of the landside terminal renovations. Significant Dates: RFQ posted on web site: By 5 : 00 p .m. on April 13, 2011 Mandatory pre-qual i fication confe r ence : At 10:00 a m on Apr i l 21, 2011 Request for clarificat ion deadline : By 5 :00 p m on April 26, 2011 Response deadl ine: By 5 :00 p m on May 5, 2011 Technical evaluat ion committee meetings Evaluate responses : At 9 : 00 a.m. on May 23 & 24 2011 Technical evaluation committee meetings Presentations by the respondents : At 9:00 a m on May 25 & 26, 2011 Technical evaluation comm i ttee meeting Final evaluation and rank ing: Selection by Author ity Board : At 10:00 a .m. on May 27 2011 At 9 :00a.m. on July 14 2011 For additional information on submitting lette r s of in. terest loca tion of meeting and other project deta ils, go to the Authority website at www tampaairport.com ; Quick Links, Airport Business, Notice of Solicitation. 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