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Celebrating 64 Years In The Tampa Bay Area \ ra an SEE STORY ON PAGE 16-A Murdarad .. BabJ's Mom Plans To Sue SEE PAGE 10-A Black College XBOX Game Debuts SEE PAGE 3-A GOURMET GENTS SERVE THEIR BEST DISHES The National Coalition of 100 Women, Inc. Tampa Bay Chapter held its 17th Annual 'Gourmet : Gents: A Culinary Fanfare' on Sunday, June 28, 2009. The Scholarship Fundraiser was held at Higgins Hall at St. Lawrence Parish. Over 100 men from around the Tampa Bay area participated, serving their best dishes. Among the Gourmet Gents were: Frank Carter Ernest Coney, Henry Bell; and in the rear, Leroy Carolina and Frank Bell. (Photography by Brunson) ,Activist Applies For Elections Post SEE PAGE o-A .. County's Sax Case. Suit Still Active iii SEE PAGE 8-A


0') g Features C'\1 (f') ;::) ...., Readers Share Thoughts About 4th Of Julv Plans c u.. c a: u.. c z <( c en w ;::) ... i: w > w c w X en BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Families throughout the nation will celebrate the 4th of July. Some said the economy has affected the way they will celebrate the holiday while others plan to continue in their customary manner. Some Sentinel readers shared their thoughts on the effects of the economy on the holiday this year. Ms.Pat Spencer said, "My plans are to stay in Tampa for the holiday. Normally, I would be visiting with family and friends, but with this year:'s economy, I will be trying to save and cut expenses every where I can. I'm also trying to get my budget together to attend the NAACP 100th Anniversary Convention later in July in New York." Tom Forward said, "The Forward fam ily will be planning to enjoy the company of family members and close friends living within the Tampa Bay area. We plan on barbequing in the backyard, enjoying some fresh sea food from Oriental Fish Market, some ice cold watermelon from Marianna, (from my father's watermelon patch), and just enjoying the celebration of independence and freedom of this great nation," Tom Forward said. Ms. Carolyn Ld"'-..... Y "The economic downturn began affecting my family last year, so for most holiday's if it isn't FREE, we don't usually do it! ''There are many opportunities to celebrate Independence Day if you are so inclined. I won't get on my soapbox, but for us if the celebration is in commemo ration of the Declaration of Independence, what some call the Birth Day of America, were we not in bondage? "That famous excerpt you see so often ... "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty Dl :::: a.. z ...J ...J :::: m .;..-...-: ofOur Conununity !:i'peaktngj

, Feature )> Black-Owned Companv Debuts Black_ College X-BOX Football Video Games c: !< 1\) 0 0 BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer In November 2008, Jacquelfue S. Beauchamp, the CEO and Chairwoman of Nerjyzed Entertainment corporated, an Mrican Ameri development stl,ldio, the new Doug Williams Black Col lege Football Experience (BCFx) video game the Nintendo XBox 360. On J:une 30th the game was released for mass purchase. BCFx was first introduced at a private party as part of the 35th annual State Farm Bayou Classic in New Orleans. Among those in attendance was Doug Williams, the first Black quarterback to win a Super Bowl championship, and the Super Bowl XXII Most Valuable Player. Williams is also the former quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccane ers and Grambling University; Stan Verrett, sports anchor at ESPN; Southern University President, Dr. Ralph Slaughter, other college ad ministrators, alumni, family, and friends. JACQUELINE SHORTER BEAUCHAMP DOUG WILLIAMS Mrs. Beauchamp is a nafunctions regarding that martive of Baton Rouge, ket. i left Motorola after 18 Louisiana, and said her dream years to create more diverse as a child was to one day owft products. an animation coinpany. "I stepped out on faith to do "I was a big cartoon fanatic this, and I'm a big believer in and one day I wanted to own a purpose living." company that does that." Mrs. Beauchamp said Mrs. Beauchamp is the Doug got involved immedimiddle child of s. She has two ately when she contacted him. brothers and two sisters. She "Doug's historical achievesail} her siblings knew once riients speak for themselves. she made up her mind to d9 To able to talk to him, and something,"thiitwas it.: : him n'ever hesitating to help : "My 'parents were:b6th m.e was xery He's : cators and enjoyed mentoring very passionate about this. people. I wanted to a That was almost 3 years technical or vocational school, Williams, who was re. and my father wanted me to cently piQ1fioted t.o. attend college. I ended up tor' for :p.ro. scouting. by.-the. graduating from Southern Buccaneers, 's.aiQ.. ... University with degrees in he's the Electrical Engineering, Math, you can select any and Computer Science." Black College t>( Mrs. Beauchamp said to play each other. after 10 years of'desigrting "That's what's so exciting ... ,: computers for IBM) she de, i cided to follow her passion: "This is the first for all Black "My experience working for colleges in the video game Motorola very instrumenmarket, has tal and I noticed I was the only to go to J sM:lspent the Mrican American attending time, money and got the right Amtna's M<)un 4t4C ,..lOlO:JO Amina The Ant & You Write With Amina (Creative Writing Books) By: John & Jennifer Ingram-Darby With A Narrative Consisting of' English & Spanish Visit Our Website: Email: aminatheant@yahoo.com 813-325-people working for her on this project." Williams said the game has a half-time show, drumline and 120 authentic songs played by whatever band you want You can also have your own drumline challenge. '"Tliey a virtual mu..; seum to see the true history of Black colleges, and I do the voice over for the games. I'm flattered and humbled to be a part of this experience. You definitely want our Mrican American kids to know that "' Bhi.ck colleges coiupete." Mrs. Bea,uchamp said the game wilthit-lhe market July 20th, but you can pre-order it now at game8iop.com. 0 "I think we've created an experience that doesn't exist in any games on the market." < c l> en m z :::! z m r-1 m c: r r m :::! z "'D c: m l en :::J: m c m < m -i c: m en c l> z c :2 c


0) Editorials & Columns c c z < c 0 w ::: t-ii: w > we w l: 0 :::i m ::: D. z ti ..J ..J ::: m ..:. W z i= z w 0 < c a: 0 ..J u.. FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (U6PS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENT INEL BULLETIN PUBUSHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers, Inc., New York. .... @ 1990 -94 CP nmelntemational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL W.W. Andrews 1874 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901 (1945) Founders .. C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBUSHER C ;BL YTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCUI!.ATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR Subscriptions-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Yea r Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages ol this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily rellect the editorial stance of The Florida SenUnel Bulletin or the Publisher. Frederick Douglass OnJulv4th S ome would say we should talk about something else. "Things have changed," they would say. "So, with a Black man in the White House, why should we want to listen to another Black man, in another century -two centuries, to be exact -talk about freedoms we didn't have, then, but have, now? Our answer is elementary. "The struggle is not over!" So, with that in mind, we proudly reprint comments made by Frederick Douglass, before a group of Northern abolitionists, in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, New York, on July 5, 1852. Said Douglass, "For the present, it is enough to affirm the equal manhood of the Negro race. Is it not astonishing that,-while we are plowing, planting and reaping, using all kinds of mechanical tools, erecting houses, constructing bridges, building ships, working in metals of brass, iron, copper, silver and gold; that, while we are reading, writing and ciphering, acting as clerks, merchants and secretaries, having among us lawyers, doctors, ministers, poets, authors, editors, orators and teachers; that, while we are engaged in all manner of enterprises common to other men, digging gold in California, capturing the whale in the Pacific, feeding sheep and cattle on the hill-side, living, moving, acting, thinking, planning, living in families as husbands, wives and children, and, above all, confessing and worshipping the ChriStian's God, and looking hopefully for life and immortality beyond the grave, we are called upon to prove that we are human?!" Slighdy more than a century and a half ago, Frederick Douglass spoke those words to an America who had not yet made up its mind if it should mobilize to set Black faces free. Now, things have changed. But how real is the change? Enjoy your Fourth of July! But remember: The strug-gle isn't over! Driving, Teding And. SIUPidiiV "H ave you ever seen it? No doubt; you've Wibiessed it I or wondered, as many of us have wondered, how anyone with common sense or love of life would do such an addle-brained, stupid thing. We're talki .. g abounexting while driving. Statistics tell the story. More motorists have died or been injured by other motorists who were either in the act of texting or simply carrying on oblivious conversations on their cell-phones than all the bomb blast victims on the streets of Iraq. According to one estimate, cell-phone use is the reason for 636,000 crashes, 330,000 injuries, 12,000 serious injuries and 2,6oo deaths each year. Moreover, studies reveal drivers who use cell-phones to talk and text are four times more likely to be invol-vec in personal injury crashes than are other drivers. But many of us do not need statistics to remind us of the lethality of texting motorists. We need only to recall < recent near-collisions we have had, not far from our homes, while on our way to the grocery store or while W ferrying our children to the park. Death drove by, with its thumbs on a BlackBerry. We suggest, therefore, along with ticketing for driving The Frozen Cup ladv W bile driving through an East Tampa neighborhood, I noticed a group of about seven youngsters sort of hanging out on the corner. The oldest couldn't have been more than 9 and the youngest, still wearing his fuzzy slippers, looked to be about2 As I continued on my way, my thoughts turned to my own childhood and summer time. We didn't want to stay inside and hated it when it rained. We used to play Four Square, Dodge Ball, and other games. We ate oranges, tangerines, Japanese plums, mangos, and raspberry right off the tree. After lunch we went back into the yard and played some more. One of the high lights of the day was waiting for the ice cream man. It seemed like we could hear his music even when he was blocks away. We always tried to be good because if we weren't, watch ing the ice cream man drive by was the punishment. We very seldom got caught being bad. The afternoons were nor mally filled with games such hopscotch, the Devil and the Pitch Fork, and Red Rover When it was just too hot, my mom would make us stay on the porch or in the shade of the big oak tree in our front yard. Those were the times we played marbles under the tree. Back in those days, the only thing that matter was if you could shoot marbles. Today, it seems that the summers of my childhood were magical. And, it seemed that the summer lasted a long, long time. Those chil dren brought those memories back. I went on about my way and upon my return trip, I saw the youngsters again. Apparently they had been on their way to the Frozen Cup Lady's house because each child was munching on a frozen cup. This must be something that comes along with child hood, because growing up, it didn't matter how many snacks we had nothing took the place of a frozen cup. My mom used to make them for us with the fruit cocktail and all, but it just wasn't the same. We had to give that dime (for the small) or quar ter to the Frozen Cup Lady or the world would just come to an end on the spot! Frozen cups cost more, but kids still love them just the same. I guess there are some things about childhood that remain the same. Who was Dred Sconil P every practic ing attorney is taught about the infamous "Dred Scott Decision," an 1857 United States Supreme Court ruling that "declared that all Blacks slaves as well as free were not and could never become citizens of the United States." During my high school years, we were also taught about the Dred Scott ruling as part of our American History class. I always felt more emphasis was placed on. the ruling than on Dred Scott the man. Consequently, I always wanted to know more about Dred Scott. So, today, I will share with you some of the interesting facts I learned about Dred Scott's life. First of all, Scott's original name was Sam Scott. Indeed, Sam chose to use the name of an older brother, Dred, who died at a young age. Scott was born in 1799, in Southampton County, Virginia. His owner, Peter Blow, moved to Alabama and finally relocated to St. Louis, Missouri, taking his slaves along with him. After relocating to Mis souri, Blow died, and Scott was sold to a United States Army doctor, John Emerson. Scott traveled with _Emerson through out Illinois and .Wisconsin ter ritories where the Northeast Ordinance prohibited slavery. While Scott and Emer-son lived in WisconSin, Scott met Harriet Robinson who was also a slave, at the time. Ownel'6hip of Harriett was transferred to Emerson, after she and Scott married. The Scotts continued to live in Wisconsin while their master Emerson, was transferred first to St. Louis, and then to Louisiana. After Emerson died, his wife, Irene Sandford Emerson, moved to St. Louis and hired Scott out to an army captain. Scott ran away and hid in the swamps outside St. Louis. Returning years later, Scott attempted to buy his family's freedom from Irene Emerson for $300, an offer she refused By this time, the Scotts had two da\ig'hters, Eliza and Lizzie, agesand severi reSpectively. Scott used the $300 to file a lawsuit to obtain his family's freedom, in 1846. He lost the first suit in 1847, but late.r' won his freedom in a trial by jury iii 1850. Two years later, the jury's decision was reversed by the Missouri Supreme Court, and an appeal to the United States I Continued On Next Page I without seat belts, even more so, police officers, deputy sheriffs and state troopers should detain motorists who drive while texting. Yes, driving drunk is despicable. Driving without a seatbelt is reprehensible. But driving with one's eyes glued to a cellphone and one's thumbs clacking its keys is not only jdiotic, it is criminal. State Troopers, State Legislators, read this editorial and do the right thing. Put peo ple who text behind the wheel where they belong behind bars!


D on't you wish you could be there to see it? Phyllis Busansky was there. She just got off the plane and was given her own wings when, I'm sure she got the news. Her mother told her. After all the bugs and sloppy kisses, Phyllis's mother pulled her to the side and whispered excitedly, "Michael Jackson is com ing! He's on his way right now, and should be here, any minute! Welcome home, Darling, but you're just in time to see the celebration!" And then, the commotion began. Spirits, who had worn flesh and celebrity in former years, once again donned their former grace, took off their wings and waited in line to shake Michael Jackson's band. Jackie Wilson "Mr Excitement" was first. He grabbed young Michael who1 was thin as a rail, and bugged him' as if there were no tomorrow. Then ; in stepped James Brown! He smacked Michael's band, bugged him like a terrier playing with a letting him go only when Marvin Gay, and Tammy' Terrell ran up to wrap their arms around the newly arrived star! each other as if each one was an accordion. Then Junior Walker stepped forward and blew once more that magnificent saxophone! Duke Ellington was there, accompanied by his friend Count Basie. Sammy Davis, Jr. strapped on dancing shoes. He and Gregory Hines joined with the immortal Step Brothers to do the Moonwalk in honor of the young man they mentared. Nat King Cole saun tered out of the crowd, hold ing hands with the immortal Billie Holiday. Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington both jumped with excitement, like schoolgirls with a Michael Jackson crush. And C. Blythe Andrews wrote it all down for the next issue of the Heavenly Sentinel. Then, suddenly, in the midst o(departed saints and resurrected archangels, a dark-skinned, dreadlockwearing man in a brightwhite three-piece Brooks Brothers suit with white Stacey Adams shoes, stepped forward, gtasped Michael's hand,. kissed him on the cheek, and with a smile that only a loving father could give : said, "Welcome home, my son, Job N ews should not have any color. It should be a very simple matter of the news being the news. It is unfortunate that some media outlets don't always see it that way. These media sources tend to pfint the news according to color and who is in the news. We have come a long way in reporting the news, but we still have a way to go Because we still have a long way to go, the media sources we refer to as being Black are very vital and a needed source for both the Black and the non-Black communities. Yes, bad things go on in the Black community. You can read or hear about these incidents in both the Black media and the non-Black media. But! So many good things happen in the Black community that go unreport ed in non-Black media mar kets. The Black media covers these events. This allows me proud every time a Black both the Black community person accomplishes someand non-Black communities thing good and noteworthy. to be informed of the good Issues happen everyday things that also go on in that affect Blacks and nonBlack neighborhoods. It tells )Uacks. So many people you who, what and bow. A lot .become informed of these of Black people gain the issues, what they are all respect of non-Blacks and what affect these because the Black media iSsues will have on them. The informs them of those people Black media goes even furand these events. ther than the things that I Contrary to what many may might have pointed out. believe, the Black media isn't It helps people to network just for Black people. Instead, by informing people of it is for everybody. In addi-upcoming social, political N 0 0 CD tion to letting non-Blacks and religious events. The 'TI know about the good people Black media also must make 5 and the good things in the sure people are aware of :a Black community, it lets where businesses and instituC Black people know about tions are located in a town. )> non-Blacks who are doing Finally, the Black media good things in the Black com-influences elections and Z munity. political decisions. An<;>ther thing that the All of things are very m Black media does is that it important. As long as the r;helps to develop racial pride playing field is not equally among Black people. While I level for Blacks as it is for rhave never had any problems non-Blacks, the Black media Jn with my blackness, it makes will always be needed. -4 z ., c: m ,.. iii % m c m :a -< -4 c: m en c And in the twinkling of an eye, Michael morphed intQ an adolescent boy with a busby Afro, as he was smoth ered by kisses and a rainfall of joyful tears from all the former stars of Motown. It was 'none other' than Jesus Christ Himself! He said to young Michael; "Dad told me to tell you He's on his way!" And when Jesus said that, the party began to happen, and the heavens glit tered like fireworks! Trv Not To Blow Yourself Up I .. )> z c All the original Temptations mobbed him. David Ruffin led the charge. Mary Wells, her voice as strong as ever, picked Michael up as if be was her baby. Former Supreme Florence Ballard stepped out the crowd, and she and Michael squeezed Believe me when I tell you. It's happening right now! Oh, don't you wish you could see it for yourself? On second thought, maybe not yet! This Saturday, the beaches will be full, the roads cluttered, and the barbecue grills smoking. This 4th of July won't be any different than those celebrated in the past, and that includes of course the fireworks. Black American h1slghf J;89e 4-A cotirt iD MiSSouA was dented in favor of the iower court .. Having garnered the finan cial support of Peter Blow's sons, abolitionists and the Republican Party, Scott and his attorneys appealed to the United States Supreme Court in hopes that the lower court's ruling would be overturned. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court was led by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, said to have been an avid supporter of slavery, as well .. o ,._ ''= 4 : o .. J (. t o ol as the of the Southern states on slavery. While the ruling and merits of the c;ase are complex, in summary, Chief Justice Taney issued the Court's majority opinion, stating "because Scott was Black, he was not a citizen and there fore, bad no rlgbt to sue. In an interesting turn of events, Peter Blow's sons who bad been Scott's child hood friends, and who bad helped to pay Scott's legal fees, were the ones who made Scott a free !Dan. When the Supreme Court ruled against Scott, Blow's sons purchased Scott and his family, and then set them free. The Scotts continued to live in St. Louis where Scott became a hotel porter and helped Harriett operate a laundry business. He died nine years later. Now we know the truth about Dred Scott, a persis tent, persevering and coura geous Black man who loved his family as niucb as be loved his freedom. Harambee! Every year, huge-firework with your kids and Supervise 'TI displays are set off some-their fireworks. Don't allow :a where in the city, and onlookthem to show off by doing 6 ers revel in the d'ifferent something they saw someone images and colors that race else do, or trying some trick across the sky. you did when you were a kid. Another frequent occurSafety has to be first when renee is someone blowing dealing with any kind of something up other than the explosives, and sometimes we fireworks. The fireworkS you forgf:t that fireworks are : purchase from local dealers .::eXplosiveS. are dangerO'\lS enough, but I want everyon.e to have a when you add the homemade good time and eat a lot. H and profesl!ion.... al.fireworks that novices best beache$ m the world, aren't suppos,ed to protect each in and out have a recipe for disaster.' of the water, take special LOcal hospitals stand ready caution when you're on the each 4th of July for bum vicThat means no tims. Almost in every case, consumption of alcohol when the accidents could have been you. know you have to get prevented. behmd the wheel. You'd think that in this case, What I want the most, IS .for ex.Peri'em:ewould be the best morons who sboomg handguns and other teacher. each year weapons.on the 4th to be someone to detocaught, arrested, and shown nate themselves instead of the the error of their ways and serious and The 4 th of July can be a fun sometimes deadly results and joyous time.for families if C) occur. everyone looks out for every-m Parents, make sure you're one. t


0) First-Year law Student Interns In West Africa BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Attorney Pamela Robin son said she never thought she would visit the continent of Africa. However, next week, she and her uricle, Chester Reynolds will board an air plane for Ghana, West Africa. The purpose of the trip is to visit with her daughter, ;it:: Robinson. .... "'." Donna, who is a first-year Donna Robinson, far right, is shown with family members law student at Florida A & M > : Dwiena Collins, Denia Collins, and their uncle, Chester University, College.of Law, left.v. ... .. Reynolds, at a family gathering before she left to complete her on May 27th to serve as Human internship. Rights Fellow in Accra, Ghana. She will complete the internship on August 7th. A native of Jacksonville, she moved to Tampa in 2004 with her parents, Attys. Donald and Pamela Robinson, and brother, Aaron. Donna also has a .' sister, Xiomara. ,. She graduated from Blake High School and entered the University of Central Florida as a PreLaw and Anthropology major. Her focus was interna tional study, although neither of her parents practice in this field. After graduating from college, Arrested and About Your Legal Rights? Call Tanya Dugree (813) 418-5253 Payment Plans Available With NO CREDIT CHECK AUTO ACCIDENT ,.HELPLINE: Injured? Doct9r? Lawyer? -CALL RICKY Or callrickywiiliams@gmail.com Available 24 HI"S./Day FREE Consultation .. she was accepted at the F AMU College of Law and completed her first year. Donna was cho sen by Dean Levitt, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Interna tional Programs and Distin guished Professor of Inter national Law, as a recipient of the prestigious fellowship. Each year one International Human Rights Law Fellowship award is presented to a first year law student to encourage students from minority groups to specialize in international law as scholars or practitioners with expertise in the develop ing world. Daniela McCalla also earned a fellowship. The Supreme Court of Ghana was required to confirm both young ladies. Their role as in terns is to provide research to the Justices -on the Supreme Court of Ghana. They reside in the Marcus Garvey Guest House of the W. E. B. DuBois Centre during the internship. While a student at the Uni_. versity of Central Florida, Donna instituted a program. on the campus to raise money and awareness for the plightof the people in that country. She remains in contact with her successor to ensure that the program continues, her mother said. Attorney Robinson said Donna didn't reveal that she was a candidate for the fellow ship immediately. "She waited until after her finals before she told me, but she knew she was being considered. She didn't want me to worry. "She is a little homesick and I'll visit' with her for about a week. I'm so excited about see ing the motherland. I never thought it would ever happen." Donna, who is the grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie (Minnie) Gray, of Tampa, and Ms. Maryland Robinson and the 1ate Willie Robinson, of Jacksonville, en joys being involved in commu nity activities, shopping, swimming and traveling. A member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., she also enjoys spending time with her sorority sisters. Attorney Robinson said upon graduation Donna plans to practice International Laweven if it takes her back to Africa. Activist APPlies For Supervisor Of Elections Post BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Longtime Tampa community activist Joe Robinson has submitted an application for consideration to fill the role of Hillsborough County Supervi sor of Elections. The position became vacant with the death of recently elected Phyllis Bu sansky. Governor Charlie Crist will review the applicatiOIJS and make the appointment. As of press time, one woman and seven men have submitted applications. Robinson is the only African American who has submitted an application at press time. Other applicants for the po sition are: David Agliano, Robert (Bob) K. Hen riquez, Michael K. van Hoek, Craig Latimer, Lee Nelson and Ms. Rosemary JOSEPH ROBINSON Tampa Activist Seeks Appointment as Supervisor of Elections. Goudreau Stang. A graduate of Tampa Catho lic High School, Robinson, 55, is a graduate of the Univer sity of Iowa, and Golden Gate University. He has served on r..umerous boards and has sev eral other gubernatorial ap pointments to his credit. Old School Summer Jam Fest2009 COREY 'KING COBRA' FELTON It's party time. A date Tampa will remember will be July 11, 2009, because that's when King Cobra Enterprises will host its first annual Summer Jam Fest. This year, homage will be paid to the Old School. This is not your everyday club scene and is a B.Y.O.B. celebration filled with a f!ighr of live entertain, ment. ,., -. .., The evening will kick off with R&B sensation, Swagga. This future star has captivated audi ences during sporting events, written theme songs for popular radio stations, and stole the show while opening for na tional recording artist, J\vant. Also, Ms. B will be serenad ing the gents with her strong passionate voice that is guaran teed to tingle your spinal cord. Ms. B is the true example of versatility. She cim sing as soft as Sade and as strong and powerful as Aretha Franklin. The show stopper of the night is none other than Shawn Brown. Shawn has appeared on Channel 8 News, NBC SHAWN BROWN Daytime Television, and has built a strong following all over the country. Shawn will not be alone. He will be performing with a live band who will be rocking the stage performing your favorite hit tunes and a few As far as DJs go, the top pro motion'al:coinpany with the top ""' bands wilt not be> the"Ysame withoutthe top DJ. Tampa legend, DJ Rock It Rod, will be providing the sound for the Jam Fest. Every one who is in the V.I.P. areas will be treated as kings and queens, and served by beautiful hostesses and handsome hosts. Whatever your motivation is, whether it's good entertainment beautiful men and woman, or the food, come out to the Old School Summer Jam Fest, and don't forget to bring your bottle. Be sure to come out to the Tampa Letter Carrier Hall, 3303 West Cypress Street, Sat 11th at 9 p.m.


:::0 The Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority MAY Wl:EK 2909 c c.. c: !< Soror Brenna Fields-Taylor, President of Tampa Alumae Chapter The members of the Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. would like to extend our gratitude to the community for your support of our programs and projects throughout the year. Thanks to your support we were able to award over $12,000 to 18 students this year. The Annual Scholarship Awards Program was held at the Brooks-DeBartolo Collegiate High School. Dr. Marian Lauria-Davis and Mrs. Pamela Bellamy-Lee served as Co-Chairs of the Scholarship Committee. The theme for the awards program was "BELIEVE"! The scholarship recipients were: Jasmine Gray, Helen Green Wilson Scholarship; Kezia Gilyard, George Edgecomb Scholarship; Jasmine St. Clair, Sam and Mattie V\lhitman Memorial Scholarship; Nina Zimmering, Tampa Alumnae Scholarship; Antaysia Thomas, Haynes Family Scholarship; Ciara Johnson, Brittani Mclemore, Shakea Kindred, Nyasha Bailey, Monique Blake, Shaantell White, Meagan Jones, Gamma Mu Sigma Scholarships; Jordan Clark, Ayana Wiggins, Anyesia Robinson, Shanae Simon; Tampa Alumnae Book Stipends; Carl Morrow Ill and Jada Calhoun, Sons and Daughters Scholarships. The May Week activities continued on Sunday, May 3rd. The chapter in partnership with D.E.L.T.A., Inc. presented Jabberwock "HerStory: A Celebration of Our Lives" at the beautifully decorated India Cultural Center. Mr. Ernest Hooper, Columnist for the St. Petersburg Times and Ms. Ginger Gadsden, Morning Anchor for 1 0 Connects served as the Master and Mistress of Ceremonies. Jabberwock presentation was a living history museum that featured live fDOdels ranging from Madame C.J: Walker to the nation's first lady, Michelle Obama. Ms. Aryn Haynes and Mrs. Lori Bassett-Sharrieff were the lead actresses in the production. The Jabberwock Committee Co-Chairs are Sorors Sherri Day Flhillips, Ann Bush, Alanna Harmon Maranda Hill. Sorors and guests dressed in festive hats and gloves as they enjoyed a formal tea service. The Jabberwock winners were Tiara Turner, Ms. Jabberwock; 1st place -Deborah Floyd; 2nd -Tia Torain. Members in the audience voted for their choice for the winner of the talent competition and Ms. Taylor Hatfield was the Talent Winner. The Jabberwock contestants chose Ms. Mykala Wilson-Allen as Ms. Congeniality. On Wednesday, May 6th, the Annual Delta Day at the County commission was held. Sorors Sabrina Griffith and Shakira Hayward are Chair and Co-Chair of the Political Awareness & Involvement Committee and Sorors Chelsea Hall and Katrina Oliver are the Chair and Co-Chair of the Social Action Committee. Members of the chapter met with County Administrator, Pat Bean, and Commissioner Kevin White prior to attending the Board of County Commissioners meeting. They also met with various County department heads and volunteered to serve on County Ms. Taylor Hatfield Jabberwock Talent V\linner Jb} 0::. Our 2009 Scholarship V\linners Sorors National First Vice President Paulette Walker and President Brenna Taylor Sorors Presid_ent f,renna Fields-Taylor, Aretha Morrow, Pamela Bellamy Lee and Dr. Marian Laurla-Davls present a scholarship I\) 0 0 () "TT r-0 :::0 c )> en m z ::::! z m r- 1 m c: r r-gJ z "'D c: m r-c;; ::r m c m < m -t c m en c )> z c "TT :!! c The women of the TA Chapter gather for a picture ;g with Pat Bean and Commissioner \1\hllte C> m


c iX LL c z c:c c en w :::) tfi: w > w c w :z:: en :::i ID :::) a. z i= w ..1 ..1 :::) ID ..:. w z w en c:c c iX g u. Local Lawsuit Remains Active Against Commissioner With $118,000 Price Tag 60 Tampa Park Residents Invited To Anend_Baseball Game Sixty residents of Tampa Park Apartments and their families will attend a baseball game at George Steinbrenner Stadium on Friday evening. They are members of the "Becoming A Better You (BABY)" organization devel oped for those residing in the complex. Friday when the Tampa Yankees take on the Lakeland Flying Tigers. The lawsuit alleging sexual harassment against a Hillsborough County Commissioner remains active. Earlier this week, the charge of termination as retaliation was dropped. The allegation of sexual harassment against Commissioner Kevin White, 44, by former Aide Allyssa Ogden, 24, remains active against both Commissioner White and Hillsborough County govern ment. The attorney representing Ms. Ogden only had the charge of retaliation against both Commissioner White and Hillsborough County dis missed. Commissioner White terminated Ms. Ogden's employment a8 his Aide after 7 months of employment. She filed the lawsuit against her former boss in November COMMISSIONER KEVIN WHITE ... Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Rages On 2007. White has denied the accusations. Ms. Ogden stated in the lawsuit that the unwanted attention began within days after she was hired. She further alleged in the lawsuit that she accompanied White to Atlanta, GA, in September 2007. During the trip she alleges that White took her to dinner and later asked to share her hotel room. Shortly after the trip, White terminated Ms. Ogden's employment. County Attorney Renee Le_ e initially represented White, because he is a coun ty employee. However, due to a conflict of interest, the County hired Attorney Claire Saady as outside counsel in the case. A spokesperson for Hillsborough County said, as of May 31st, the County has spent $118,168.55 defending itself in the lawsuit. The Honorable Richard R. Lazzara is presiding over the case. Judge Lazzara asked the parties to settle based on deposition review. However, Commissioner White has been adamant about taking the case to trial. Court papers filed in the case stated that Ms. Ogden complained of sexual harassment to the County. Ms. Ogden is represented by Ronald Fraley, of The Fraley Firm, P. A Commissioner White is -represented personally by Attorney Steven Wenzel, of Wenzel & Fenton, P. A. Commissioner White, a first term County Commissioner representing District 3, he is the only Ms. Yolanda Anthony, Program Facilitator, said the invitation was offered by Danny Lewis, Director of Marketing for Bill Currie Ford and Lincoln Mercury. Lewis had originally invited the group to attend a game on May 22nd. However, due to inclement weather, Ms. Anthony declined the invita tion. He later contacted her after speaking with the Yankees organization and invited the group to attend the game on In addition to taking in the game, the group will have an enjoyable evening of fireworks and entertainment. They will travel to the game by bus. All attendees must have a ticket to enter the game. "After I met Mr. Lewis and told him about the program, he was very excited about it and wanted to offer support. He made it possible for the residents to attend the game," Ms. Anthony said. The program was established to help residents become self-sufficient and to realize their full potential. It is free to residents of Tampa Park Apartments and they are encouraged to attend the meetings. Civic Association. Meeting The Thonotosassa, Seffner, Mango Civic Association, Inc. will meet in its regular monthly meeting Monday, July 6, 2009, 6:30 p. m., at the Thonotosassa Branch Library, 10715 Main St., Thonotosassa ,, (33592). All members, family and friends are welcome. Please plan to attend. For more information, con tact, Pauline Larry Grant, (813) 986-3300. local Health Centers To Receive Funds Democrat and African First Lady Michelle Tampa Neighborhood Center American on the 7-member Obama has announced the on North Rome Avenue. board, has filed for the release of $41,038,412 in Also, Suncoast Health. upcoming election in August grants from the Recovery Act Centers in the county will get 2010. 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Local ., :a -c l> .:< Honorarv Degrees Conferred On Pastor, Member c.. c: !< The New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa, Florida Incorporated, traveled to the Founder's Week Celebration/Graduation 2009 of Berean Bible College Seminary, June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd as pastor, Reverend Dr. Walter James Williams and member, Ms. Barbara F. Wright received honorary degrees. Reverend Dr. Walter James Williams is the eminent pastor of 14 years at New Mount Zion. He received the honorary Doctorate of Divinity. Dr. Williams now holds two honorary Doctorate Degrees and an earned Ph.D. from Beeson's Divinity School New Harmony M. B. Church NEW LOCATION: 2811 N. 17th St. Tampa 33605 Phone For A Ride (813) 531-4799 Series: "Never Give Up1 Learn How To Be Encouraged & Endure In Times Such As These : .. '. ry Monday 7:30 P. /\\:::: ... 4603 North 42nd Street ..... ,.... pa, Florida 3361 St. John M. B. Church Bartow, FL Seeking A SpiritFilled Leader For Pastoralship. Send Resumes To: John M. B. Church .,.:. .. Bartow, FL 33831 ine July 19th Tuesday Biblical Workshop 7:30. Frkl:q Testimony & Spiritual 7:30P.M. $auwday $abbaah School ... r Sabbath Service I :30 P.M. REV. DR. WALTER J.WILLIAMS of Samford University, where he earned his Bachelor of Christian Education and Master of Christian Education. Pastor Williams is the founder/chairman of the Board of Directors of Shepherd's Men Incorporated, founded in 1990; serves as Vice President for the District Sunday School and Baptist Training Union Congress an auxiliary of First South Florida Baptist District Association; chairman of the Social Justice Commission of the Progressive Missionary & Educational Baptist State Convention of Florida and he has proclaimed his most rewarding avocation is his MS. BARBARA F. WRIGHT role as Director of Ministries of Open Door Ministries with which he has been affiliated for more than 40 years. Ms. Barbara F. Wright, a native of Tampa, received the Honorary Degree of Humane Letters for her vast church and community involvements. Ms. Wright now serves as the President of the First South Florida Baptist District Association Senior Women's Auxiliary, as well as the president of the Progressive Missionary & Educational Baptist State Convention of Florida, Inc., and is now in her fourth year in that position Ms. Wright has served as president of the state Celebrates ''HOMECOMING 2009'' "Dr. Epps' 50-Year : & "Moitgage l;lurning Ceremony" YWA/Junior Women Auxiliary and National YWA/Junior Women Auxiliary; one of the founders of the Women's Intermediate Auxiliary; she has served for several years as Chairlady of the National Senior Women's Annual Prayer Breakfast for the National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. She also serves as president of the Senior Women's Ministry of New Mount Zion. Ms. Wright is known throughout the United State having traveled as a workshop facilitator and clinician. Her background as an admin istrator includes Administrative Assistant for the Progressive Missionary & Educational Baptist State Convention. At present her responsibilities include Co., Directorship for the Summer 5 Camp shared with the ::!:! General Baptist State C Convention of Florida. l> Ms. Wright cites the popular lyrics written by Z Alma Bozel Androzzo, "If I Can Help Somebody ... then m my living will not be in vain" r; as her purpose in life, as she was molded from a young age r by her grandmother, Sister r Amanda z ., c: m r-(ij ::J: m c m < m -t c: m UJ c l> z c ., :a 6 Theme: "The Kinsman Redeemer and The Reward for Being Redeemed;' Taken From The Book Of Ruth July 8, 2009 7:30 P.M. Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church Tampa, Guest Church Reverend VIctor Ball, Guest Pastor July 9, 2009 7:30 P.M. District Leaders' Presentations Districts One Through Six July 10, 2008 -7:30P.M.District Leader's Presentations Districts Seven Through Tw9lve July 12, 2009 -11:00 A.M. Special Worship Service Honoring Reverend C. P. Epps For 50 Years Of Continuous Spiritual And Ministerial Service To Mt.Oiive And The Community 3:00 P.M. Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist ChurchBradley, FL, Guest Church Reverend Eugene Kendrick, Guest Pastor 6:00P.M. Mortgage Burning Service-Dr. C. P. Epps Education Building Mt.Oiive, Guest Speaker And Other Special Guests. For More Information Contact ':;ster Clara Cobb, Public Service Representative At 813-621-2766


Local M' :;:::) .., >=' <( c a: u. c a: u. c z <( c en w :;:::) .... > a: w > w c w ::c .en :::J m :;:::) C.: z ..J ..J :;:::) 'ID ...:. w z i= z w en <( c a: ..J u. Mother Of Babv Tossed Out Window Plans Lawsuit An attorney representing the 17-year-old mother of an infant killed in May has filec a Notice Of Claim, notifying several various governmen tal entities of a possible law suit. She is represented by Attorney William Thomas Wadley, of the St. Petersburg law firm of Yanchuk, Berman, Wadley & Zervos, P. A. According to Florida law, .,l governmental agencies be notified 180 prior to a lawsuit being filed. The Notice of Claim was filed on June 16th, by Attorney Wadley. It names: H. Sheldon, Secretary, Florida Department of Children and Families, Nicholas Cox, Regional Direetor, Florida Department of Children and Families, Alex Sink, Chief Financial Officer, Florida Department of Financial Services. The Notice of Claim states grounds for the lawsuit are the personal injury and death of the infant, Emanuel Wesley Murray, Jr., "were the direct and proximate result of the negligent handling of her case by the Florida Department of Children and Families. ... The claimant was seri ously and grievously injured by Richard Anthony McTear, ... suffering bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, mental anguish, loss of capacity for the enjoy ment of life, expense of hospitalization, medical and nursing care and treatment, loss of earnings, loss of ability to earn money and/ or aggravation of previously existing conditions and the pain and suffering stemming from the loss of her child." During a telephone inter view Attorney Wadley said in addition to the RICHARD McTEAR; JR. ... Facing Murder Charge in baby's death Department of Children and Families, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Hillsborough Kids, Inc., and the apartment complex where Ms. Bedwell lived are potential litigants. "It is undetermined who is going to be sued. We are still collecting information and reports. Once we have all of the information, we will have a better idea of how to proceed. It's too early to determine who is. responsible." Both Attorney Tony Peluso, legal counsel for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's .Office and Attorney Ed Savita, legal counsel for Hillsborough Kids, Inc., declined to com ment, citing confidentiality requirementS. The circumstances that resulted in the death of 3-month-old Emanuel Wesley Murray and land ed Richard McTear, Jr., 21, in jail began around 3 a.m., on Tuesday, May stli. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office received a call for help from Ms. Jasmine Bedwell, i7, who told police her ex-boYfriend had attacked her and her infant son. Ms. Bedwell said McTear had allegedly thrown the carrier holding the infant down on concrete "Quality Care When You Are Not There" 3716 E. Lake Ave. (East Tampa) PIIDDI: 813-621-5038 .. EMANUEL WESLEY MURRAY and then picked up the child and fled the Mirabella Apartment complex in a blue, 4-door Impala. As police were looking for the vehicle, a FOX 13 employee, traveling southbound on I-275 at Fowler Avenue, observed something on the side of the interstate. A closer inspection showec that it was an infant. He contacted police and they determined that it was Emanuel Murray, the infant who had been reported missing about an hour earlier. The infant was pro nounced dead at the scene at 4:30 a. m. A preliminary investigation indicated that the child had been thrown from the vehicle, police said. McTear was arrested after a brief foot chase after a tip led Tampa Police to the Robles Park Public Housing Complex. City Editor Iris B. 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Sports Ex-HS Star's Experiment In Europe Paid Oft Brandon Jennings at NBA draft. NEW YORK -Brandon Jennings sat in his hotel room fully dressed in his suit with a car waiting downstairs, hoping its final destination would be Madison Square Garden. When Jennings' name was called by NBA commissioner David Stern as the 1oth overall pick, there was a sigh of relief from everyone in the room-including his mother, Alice. Sonny Vaccaro, the for mer shoe company operative who was sitting in Madison Square Garden and helped nudge the point guard to Italy just about a year ago to the day, had the same reaction. "I'm ecstatic," Vaccaro said. "It all worked out," added Jennings. The Italy experiment could now be deemed a success. What people still don't quite understand, though, is that Jennings didn't have much of a choice when he chose to play overseas instead of a year of college basketball at Arizona. "I would have went to Arizona if the NCAA had cleared me," the 6-foot-2 Jennings said shortly after being taken by the Milwaukee Bucks. "No question." But who could fault Jennings for taking the more than $1.5 million deal? But Jennings was more than happy with the conclu sion of the Italy experiment. Jeremy Tyler, the 6-foot10 San Diego teen who's bypassing his last 1-1/2 years of high school, will be next to give it a shot. Dolphins And Plavers Take on Twiner Imposters DAVONEBESS Of all the things profession al athletes have to protect themselves against, it appears identitY theft"on the Intef'net has become more prevalent. Imposter Twitter, MySpace and Facebook accounts from professional athletes are pop ping up all over, and the disturbing trend doesn't just impact big name stars. This week second-year Dolphins receiver Davone Bess, who wasn't drafted coming out of Hawaii last year, was being impersonated by a Twitter user named "Lambo_ Weezy." The fake had made multiple postings claiming he was Bess, and a number of them were in-flammatory, like when he challenged Tennessee running back Chris Johnson to a footrace Johnson accepted. The fake also hosted a live chat as Bess, who established himself as one of "the NFL's top rookie receivers last season after catching 54 passes for 554 yards and one touchdown. Bess and his agent Kenny Zuckerman notified the Dolphins and the NFL, which put pressure on Twitter to force "Lambo_ Weezy" to change his identity. His pro file presently features a pic ture of Michael Jackson. Coincidentally, Dolphins quarterback Chad Penningtmi also had a twitter nnposter, whofliad. a rivet ing sense of humor, routinely poking fun at Pennington's teammates. "I don't have time to be on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, none of those things," Pennington said earlier this summer. "Let everyone know none of that stuff is the real me." "Relatively speaking, I don't know what the damage is, but no one wants to be imperson ated," Zuckerman said. "It's not identify theft in the true sense, with someone using their credit or opening up accounts in his name, but it definitely can be troublesome to someone who is famous." Vikings WR Harvin Sent Home From Rookie svmoosium PERCY HARVIN PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL-Minnesota Vikings firstround draft pick Percy Harvin was sent home from the NFL Rookie Symposium after becoming ill, organizers said Monday. This is the second time that Harvin has become ill after traveling this offseason. He missed the Vikings' initial rookie minicamp in May when he was hospitalized for a virus and severe dehydration after vomiting on a flight from Florida to Atlanta on his way to Minnesota. Eagles Agree To 4-Year Deal With RBMcCov LESEAN MCCOY .,. The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a four-year contract with second-round draft pick runnfng back LeSe an McCoy, the team confirmed Monday. McCoy, who provides insurance behind the dynamic but injury prone Brian Westbrook, was chosen No. 53 overall. He's the first sec ond-round pick to sign. McCoy, who played at the University of Pittsburgh, rushed for 2,816 yards and 35 touchdowns while adding 65 receptions for 549 yards in two seasons. He ran for 1,488 yards and 21 touchdowns last year. T.O. Bids Farewell To Dallas N 0 0 CD DUNCANVILLE, Texas-As Terrell Owens made his personal "Farewell to Dallas" tour this week, holding a football camp for kids and a "Thanks for the Love" party for adults, the flamboyant wide receiver went out pretty much the way he came in providing plentY of fodder for folks on either side of the love-hate debate. Following the youth camp Thursday, Owens talked to reporters about his new situ ation with the Buffalo Bills and what went wrong with the Dallas Cowboys. Asked what went wrong between him and Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, Owens repeatedly said, "I don't know." 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He was forced out of an overtime playoff victocy over the Indianapolis Colts, then sat out the next week against the Pittsburgh Steelers marking the first time he missed a game in his career because of injury. lick's Revised Plans oners lore To creditors ., !} :: 1 ".:' "MICHAEL VICK Campse11: _assured U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank J. Santoro that he will have no trouble filing the document by Thursday's deadline. Santoro in April rejected Vick's first Chapter 11 plan, saying it was -not feasible. Among his concerns was that the plan depended heavily on Vick returning to the NFL and that Vick was trying to hang on to too many assets. His first bankruptcy plan would have allowed him to keep the first $750,000 of his NORFOLK, VA-;Michael annual salary, and Vick also Vick's revised bankruptcy intended to keep two houses plan would funnel more of and several cars. future-pay to his creditors and Under the new plan, 10 perensure that they receive a por-cent of the first $750,000 tion of his earnings even if the Vick earns would go to credi suspended NFL star doesn't tors, and he's agreed to liquireturn to the league. date a house under construeVick attorney Paul tion in Virginia. If Vick Campsen outlined the doesn't return to the NFL, the lights of the new plan, which new plan would give creditors Was still being at a a portion of whatever he .earns. status hearing. Tuesday. from a lower paying job. Peterson Would Welcome Favre Dolphins' Brown loses ADRIAN PETERSON Two years ago, Ronnie Brown's weight and condi tioning were questioned. Too much of one and too little of the latter, went the whispers. While that never was proved one way or the other, no such questions remain today. Brown allows that he would like to be a little lean er, but when those passing the Dolphins practice fieid gawk at the size of Brown's RONNIE BROWN thighs or arms, fat isn't a fac tor. NORMAN, OK--All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson would welcome Brett Favre to Minnesota with open arms if the quarter back decides to come out of retirement for the second con secutive year, this time to sign with the Vikings. Serena And Venus In Wimbledon Semis Peterson said he'll tell coach Brad Childress and top Vikings officials what he thinks, but he isn't about to tangle himself up in the deci sion to pursue Favre or stick With either Sage Rosenfels or Tarvaris Jackson at quarterback. Jags Trade NonhcunTo ,lions DENNIS NORTHCUTf JACKSONVILLE --The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded receiver Dennis Northcutt to the Detroit Lions for safety Gerald Alexander. The deal was finalized Tuesday after both players passed physicals. WIMBLEDON, ENGLANDSerena Williams is back in the Wimbledon semifinals after beating Victoria Azarenka of Belax:us 6-2, 63 Williams broke the eighthseeded Azarenka for -a 5-3 lead in the-second set and then served out the match at love Tuesday, converting her first match point with a fore hand winner. Williams will next play No. 4 Elena Dementieva for a spot in the final, where she could once again come up. against big sister Five-time Venus. plays top-ranked Dinara Safina in the other semifinal. It's the first time since 2006 that all four top seeded play ers reached the semifinals. Scnna \\'mking On T\' Sctipt Serena Williams is writ ing a TV script that borrows from some of her favorite shows, including "Desperate Housewives," "Sex and the Northcutt gives rookie quarterback Matthew Stafford, the top pick in April's NFL draft who could replace Daunte Culpepper 1 in the starting lineup, a veteran receiver opposite Calvin Johnson. Alexander, a second-round pick in 2007, gives Jacksonville depth in the sec ondary. He started 16 games as a rookie, but missed most of last year following a neck injury. SERENA And VENUS WILLIAMS City" and "Family Guy." "You'll be excited to know I .. wrote three parts already," she : "' sajd. "I was going to do (T'uesday), but watching 'Dexter' and I got a little sidetracked. She's an actress, a clothing designer and the winner of 10 Grand Slam titles, most recently this year's Australian Open. She writes a blog -in one entry this week, she complained about Wimbledon niles pro hibiting food in the players' locker rooms. 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Funerals MR. THOMAS JEFFERSON BEASLEY Homegoing services will be Friday, July 3, 2009, at to a. m. at the New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3107 E. Lake Avenue, Rev. Dr. H. L. Daniels, officiating. Interment will be on Monday, July 6, 2009, at 11 a. m. at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Thomas Jefferson Beasley was born on May 31, 1937, in Bowman, South Carolina. He departed this life on June 27, 2009, in Tampa. He joined Springfield Baptist Church at an early age along with his parents, the late Rev. Larry Beasley and Eliza Beasley. He was reared in Greenville, South Carolina, where he attended the public schools of Greenville County. He was a 1955 graduate of Sterling High School. After high school, he joined the United States Air Force and served for 22 years. He retired as a Technical Sergeant in 1978 at MacDill Air Force Base iri Tampa. Thomas enrolled at the University of Tampa and earned a B. S. degree in Liberal Arts in 1983. He was also employed at Bay Pines Medical facility in St. Petersburg, as a Health Admissions Advisor, and at MacDill Air Force Base in various capacities through branches of AAFES. His last place of employment was with Winn Dixie Supermarkets. He was a member of the New Friendship M. B. Church in Tampa, Rev. H. L. Daniels, Sr., Pastor. He was preceded in death by his parents. leaves to cherish his memories: his two daughters, Ardra S. Daniels (Hosea) of Tampa, and Stephanie M. Russell (H. Jerome) of Atlanta, GA, from his first union to Christine D : Williams; grandchildren, Blair and Hosea Daniels, III, and :J(elsey Russell; a devoted sister, Theresa McNeil and husband of St. George, SC; an uncle, Ordie Brown (Corrine) of St. George, SC; Margaret Beasley of Milton, Florida; and a host of loved ones including other relatives and friends. The remains will repose one hour before service. The family and friencb are asked to meet at the church for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME SIS. AGNES MILLER MACKEY Homegoing services for Sis. Agnes Miller Mackey of 4303 E. Henry Avenue, who passed away on June 21, 2009, will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2009, at 11 a. m. at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church, 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Pastor Walter Williams, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Sister Agnes Miller was born to the late George and Mattie Golden Haire Miller in Colquitt, Georgia, on July 12, 1928. Sister Agnes Miller Mackey was an active member of New Mt. Zion M. B. Church for more than. 50 years. She retired from Eckerd Drug Company after 26 years of service. She leaves to cherish her fond memories: sori, Lester Mackey; granddaughter, Senether Mack.ey; 2 grandsons, Mikol Anton Mackey and wife, Melissa, and Karmi Clinwan Mackey; 2 great grandsons, Mikol Alexander Mackey and Mikah Arthur Mackey; 2 great, great grandsons, Karmi Mackey and Ka:marick Mackey; daughter" in-law, Helen Smith; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ethel Dae and Ms. Charlie Mae Miller, both of Bainbridge, GA, and Ms. Hattie Miller, Tampa; sistersin-law, Johnnie Mae Walton, Betty Broadway and Yvonne Douglas; special nieces, Gloria Fanning and Sakari Lawson; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. The remains were reposed at Aikens Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7 p. m. The family and friends met at the church at 10:45 a. m. for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME Home 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tampa, FL33610 Let Our Family Take Care Of Your Family. "We Are The Key To ARne An. d Quality Service" MRS. RUBY 'BIG MAMA' CALHOUN-MORRIS Mrs. Ruby "Big Mama" Calhoun-Morris, of 1924 E. Frierson Avenue, Tampa, 33610, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2009. Homegoing services will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2009, at 11:30 a. m. at Spring Hill M. B. Church, Rev. Eugene Garrnett, pastor, 8119 E. Dr. M. L. K. Blvd., Tampa, with Pastor Cleveland Lane of First Baptist of Highland Pines, officiating. Interment will follow at Orange Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Morris was born June 29, 1960, in Tampa, to Mr. Ernest Calhoun and Mrs. Emma Lee Carpenter. She was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. Mrs. Morris was an employee in the public schools of Hillsborough County. Mrs. Morris was an employee (Manager) at Subway Sandwich Shop. i She was preceded in death by: her husband, Harry Morris; mother, Evangelist Emma Lee Carpenter; and grandmother, Martha Jenkins. She leaves to cherish her memory: father, Ernest Calhoun; a loving and very supportive daughter, Latosha Lang (Charles); granddaughter, Precious "Ruby" Norton; stepfather, Rev. W. T. Carpenter; 9.sisters. Mary Young, Faye Calhoun, Evelyn Wilson (Leroy), Ernestine Giles (Michael) of Tuscaloosa, AL, Marilyn McDonald of Augusta, GA, Min. Gail Carpenter, Vicki Carpenter-Duncan, Ora Smith "Cookie", and Martha Campbell; 6 bothers, Dec. David Owens (Vanessa), Albert "Bucified Bert" Owens, Ernest Darrell Calhoun, Gregory Calhoun, Timothy (Trendalla) Carpenter and Rodney Calhoun; 2 godmothers, Sis. Mary Cochran and Sis. Ruby Mack; 7 godchildren; brother-in-law, Arthur (Katie) Morris; sister-in-law, Viola Brooks; devoted longtime friends, Cynthia Barry, Carolyn Robinson and Genetha Chestnut; and a host of loving, devoted nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. on Friday, July 3, 2009, at Eastside Funeral Home Chapel, 2401 N. Nebraska Avenue. Family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 11:15 a. m. on Saturday, July 4, 2009. "AN EASTSIDE SERVICE" MR. LORENZO ASHLEY, SR. 'LAVERNE' Funeral services for Mr. Lorenzo "Laverne" Sr .. of Tampa, who passed into eternal rest on Saturday, June 27, 2009, will be held on Friday, July 3, 2009, at 1 p. m. from Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2628 East 27th Avenue, with the Rev. Dr. W. J. Haynes, pastor, Bishop Cleveland Dennison of the Pentecostal Full Gospel Crusade, Sylvester, GA, officiating. A native of Tampa, Mr. Ashley was born September 2, 1948, to the union of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert (Alzada) Ashley. He attended the schools of Hillsborough County where he completed his education. He was preceded in death by: his father, Wilbert Ashley; mother, Alzada Ashley; siblings, Freddie Lee, Christine, Theodore and. Leroy; grandson, Willie; niece, Alzada and nephew, Mike. Mr. Ashley leaves to remember, love and cherish his memories: wife, Melvira; sons, Lorenzo Ashley, Jr. (Tracee), Reginald Ashley (Beverly) and Terriell Ashley, Sr. (Tasha); grandchildren, India, Jaquavious, Terrien, Jr., Lorenzo, III, Lorenzo, IV; Bobby, Tavares, Bakieria, Vernecia, Allundra, Brenda, Reginald. Jr., Tony, Shaquira, Sheka, Regginae, Rashard, Tercel, Kamar and Deante; brothers. Thomas Ashley (Elouise) &nd Rudolph Ashley (Geraldine); sisters, Altamese Lewis and Delores Ashley; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; a truly devoted friend, Ollie Mae; special friends, among whom are, Rain Man and Prince Jimmy Reese; and a host of other relatives and friends. The viewing and wake for Mr. Lorenzo "Laverne" Ashley, Sr., be held on Thursday, July 2, 2009, from 6-8 p. m. at Greater Hope M. B. Church, 2628 E. 27th Avenue. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Friday, July 3, 2009, at 12:30p.m. THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AFTER ON FRIDAY. "EVERETT -DERR & Joo ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME" .Services for Mr. Michael Brascom, Sr., 51, who passed away on June 17, 2009, will be held at Harmon Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 3, 2009, at 11 a. m., with a local pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Michael Brascom was born in Tampa, to the late Mr. Hayward Brascom. He is survived by: his mother, Queenie Bivens and stepfather, Willie Ed Bivens, both of Atlanta, GA; 2 sons, Michael Bivens, Jr., and Andre Russell; 7 grandchildren; 4 brothers George and Michelle Brascom of Tampa, Kenneth Brascom and Lisa of Plant City, Steven Brascom and Virgil of Atlanta, GA, and James Brascom of Tampa; sister, Beverly Anderson and Myron of Atlanta, GA; a host of nieces, nephews and friends; special family members and friends of Michael Brascom, Sr., Mrs. Linda and Riley Mitchell and Ms. Lisa Guice. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 2, 2009, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. 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0) Funerals/Memoriams M' ;::) ""') >"' < c a: LL. c a: LL. c z c( c tn w ;::) 1w > w c W ::r: tn ::i m ;::) D. z lij ...1 ...1 ;::) m ..J w z i= z w tn c( c a: 0 ...1 LL. MR. WILLIE RANSON Homegoing celebration for Mr. Willie Ranson of6703 N. 30th Street, who passed away on June 25, 2009, in a local healthcare facility, will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Deliverance Church Of The Body Of Christ, 2708 E. 23rd Avenue, Rev. George Bailey, pastor, Rev. David Criswell, Pastor of Triumph The Church and Kingdom COGIC, officiating. Intennent will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery with Military Honors. Mr. Willie Ranson was born on August 3, 1942, in Blakely, GA, Early County. He was educated in Earl County Public Schools, where he graduated from Washington High School. After gradua tion, he served in the U.S. Army and was honorably dis charged. Mr. Ranson was preceded in death by: his grandpar ents, Andrew and Ada Ranson; son, Andre Ranson; daughter, Stephanie Ranson; mother, Rose Emma Ranson; and uncle, Willie James Ranson. He leaves to cherish memo ries of him: a loving and sup portive wife, Henrietta Ranson; loving daughter, Tanika Ranson; stepsons, Ernest Young and wife, Nina, Larry Anderson and wife, Linda and Derrick Young, all of Tampa; sister, Ruby Lee Ranson, Blakely, GA; nephew, Craig Ranso11; grandchildren, Die'yana Sutherland, De'Erica Young, Ernest Young, Jr., Dimontario Hopps, Derrick L. Young, Jr., Nadia Young, Chamon Young, Larry Anderson, Jr., Qwan Bess, Siroy Lewis, Malcolm and Malik; 4 great grandchildren; 1 grand nephew. Craig Ranson, Jr.; special cousins, Annie Jean Vickers Tampa, Robert Banksten and wife, Shanena, Blakely, GA, Tyrone and Erma Hubbard, Bobbie Hall, Suzie May and Millie Sanders, Blakely. GA; and other sorrowing rela tives and friends. Viewing for the public will be Friday, July 3, 2009. at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 N. 34th Street from 5-8 p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church, Deliverance Church of the Body of Christ, 2708 E. 23rd Avenue, at 10:45 a. m. Arrangements entrusted to JACKSON FUNERAL HOME. MR. JOHN LEE MITCHELL Funeral services for Mr. John Lee Mitchell of Valrico, FL, who passed away Friday, June 26, 2009, at Sun City Hospice Center, Ruskin, FL, will be held Friday, July 3, 2009, at 11 a. m. at St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church, 2708 Central Avenue, N., with Father Denniston R. Kerr and Father AI Chapman, officiat ing. Interment will be made on Monday, July 6, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. He leaves fond memories with: his wife, Margaret Mitchell; son, John Mitchell and wife, Donna; daughters, Deborah Christopher and husband, Tyrone, and Karen Mitchell; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; brother, William Mitchell; sisters, Juanita Mitchell, Helen Woodard and Marion Ficshbon and husband; and a host of other relatives and friends. A native of Mineola,. New York, Mr. Mitchell relocated from Long Island, New York, to the Tampa Bay area in 1982. He served honorably in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was the recipient of a Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Purple Heart Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Mr. Mitchell retired from the Sanitation Department of New York City. He was a member of St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church, where he was a former usher. He was a member of the Brotherhood at St. Andrews Episcopal Church. The remains will repose from p. m. and the family will receive friends from s-6 p .m., Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assem ble at the church at approximately 10:45 a. m., Friday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wiJson-funeraJbome;com MR. JESSIE JAMES STUCKEY, SR. Homegoing services for Mr. Jessie James Stuckey, Sr. of 4227 E. Cayuga Street, who passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, at St. Joseph's Hospital, will be held on Friday, July 3, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Greater Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, 1225 N. Nebraska Avenue, Elder Willie J. Williams, D. D., pastor, and Pastor Wilfred E. Jones, eulogist. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Mr. Stuckey was born October 28, 1938, in Rembert, South Carolina, to Mr. and Mrs. Dave (Ruth Carroll) Stuckey. He attended the schools in Sumter County. He later moved to Charlotte, NC, and was a resi dent there for a short time. He moved to Tampa, where he married and fathered three children. Jessie continued to provide a healthy environment for his family. He became employed with Cone Brothers Construction Company as a heavy equipment operator, renamed Cone and Graham. He remained there for 53 years and was currently employed at the time of his demise. Jessie obeyed the Master's Will and joined the Greater Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church and was baptized August 24, 1982, under the late Rev. Joe Jefferson. He continued his membership faithfully until the end. God saw fit to call him home at 2:30 p. m., when he entered into peaceful rest. He was preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Mr. David Stuckey; and friend, Ms. Mildred Richburg. He leaves to cherish memories of him: 2 sons, Mr. Jessie Stuckey, Jr. and wife, Qquani, and Mr. Jeffrey Stuckey and wife, Jessica; 2 daughters, Mrs. Deborah Jones and husband, Elder Wilfred Jones, and Mrs. Demetrice Bennett and hus band, Mr. Spencer Bennett of Tampa; 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; spe cial sisters and brothers; 2 special brothers, Mr. Willie Carroll of Orlando, Mr. Hazel (Annette) Carroll of Camden, SC, Mrs. Josephine (Johnny) Brown of Newport, RI, Mrs. Gladys Dennis of Columbia, SC, Mrs. Cynthia (Dougl as) Lee of Ocean S p r ings, MS, Mrs. Diane (Melvin) Durden of Stone Mountain, GA, Mrs. Betty Jean Carroll, Mrs. Rebecca Stoner, Mrs. Sandra Moses and Mrs. Virginia Sullivan of Camden, SC; 3 sis ters, Mrs. Gertrude Murray of Ft. Washington, MD, Mrs. Mary Jane Wilson of Rembert, SC, and Mrs. Ethel White of Baltimore, MD; aunts, Mrs. Lula Bell Tucker, Mrs. Mary L, Brantley and Mrs. Anna Bell Johnson of Tampa, Mrs. Eunice Clark of Eatonville, FL, and Mrs. Lola Carroll of Orlando; uncle, Mr. Marshall White of Rembert, SC; special friends, Ms. Liona Coats, Mr. James Stallings and Mr. Ralph Joyner; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. The remains will repose from s-8 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 77 p. m., Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assem ble at the church at approxi mately 10:45 a.m., Friday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralbome.com ELDER IRA LOUIS THORNTON, SR. Funeral services for Elder Ira Louis Thornton, Sr. of 1140 W. LaSalle Street, Tampa, who passed away Thursday, June 25, 2009, will be held Friday, July 3, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Thirty Fourth Street Church of God, 3000 N. 34th Street, of which the Reverend Thomas Scott is Pastor, with Pastor Joseph Reed, officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. He leaves to cherish fond memories: wife, Mary Thornton; sons, Ira Thornton, Jr. and wife, Antionette,, Gregory Alexander and wife, Linda, Kenneth Alexander and Alex Thornton; daughters, Gwendolyn Blangor and husband, Michael, and Vicky Reid and husband, John; mother, Hazel Thornton_; brothers, Robert Thornton and wife, Thomas Thornton and wife, and Ronnie Thornton; sisters, Wylene Green and husband, Aria, Florence Pierce and husband, Harry, Irene Thornton and Consuela Padillo and husband; 20 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; 2 devoted nieces, Kim and Vanessa; and nephew, Cedric; 2 special friends, J. P. Williams and Sis. Claudia Washington; and a host of other nieces and nephews and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Elder Thornton was born on February 17, 1946, in Tampa. He began serving the Lord at an early age as a Deacon, then Minister and in 1996 became the Founder and Pastor of New Life Full Gospel Church of Christ. Elder Thornton attended Temple of the Apostles. He was a Custodi'll Supervisor at the University of South Florida. ,The remains will repose from 1-2 p. m., Friday, July 3, 2009, at Thirty-Fourth Street Church of God. Friends are asked to assem ble at the church at approximately 1:45 p. m., Friday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com IN MEMORIAM BERNIDA SMITH In memory 'or our mother, Bernida V. Smith. Not a day goes by that we don't think about you. You're always in our prayers. From, your family with love. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MOSES KILLINS, III Happy birthday. We love you, but God loves you best. Much love. From, your mother, family and friends. IN MEMORY OFMYWIFE SHIRLEY A. FINLEY You'll never know how much you miss a person until they're not there. Only mem ories of all the good and bad times you've shared together. You will always be with us in our Jtearts, Shirley. Your husband, kids, grandkids, great grands, family and friends. Love always, Mr. Finley.


DAVID ANDERSON 6/30/40-7/4/04 Perhaps you are the morning bird singing joyfully at sunrise, or the butterfly that dances so carelessly on the breeze or the rainbow of colors that brightens a stormy sky or the fingers of afternoon mist delicately reaching over the mountains or the final few rays of the setting sun lighting up the skies edging the clouds with a magical glow. We miss you so your wife, Lavonne Anderson; son, Reginald and Fredricka; and granddaughter, Fredeanna Hunt. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM WILLIE J. EVANS JULY3, 1951 Give ear to my words, 0' Lord consider my meditation. Psalms:1. Jackie, Jowania, Chuckie, Justin, Jordan, lsha, Jay, Lil Jay and Granny Bea. ,,. .sf; :t I :i Preserve me O'God:for in thee do I put my trust. Psalm 16:1. Martha, Minnie, Wardell, Johnny, Freddie, Jack and David. as in funeral services for over 70 years. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL Ph: (813) 253-3419 Fax: (813) 251-4912 Email: raywms@ij.net SHEILA MILLS JONES 'Cherry' The family of the late Ms. Sheila Mills Jones, wishes to thank each of you for your love, prayers, phone calls, visits and other acts of kindness during the demise of our beloved "Cherry". We are so very thankful for our loving and family members and friends; Pastor Alec Hall and our supportive church family, New Saint Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, Everett Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, Middleton High School classmates, The Copeland Family Singers, Verizon, Harold Penner Men of Fashion Micro Precision, the staff of Visions 'In".View, Inc. of North Carolina, and the many others who were there forus. We shall be eternally ful to each and every one of you! The Jones, Guest, Mills, Brown and Robusky families. CORRECTION MS.ULLIE MAE JOHNSON The viewing for Ms. Lillie Mae Johnson is Thursday, July 2, 2009, from s-8 p. m. at Mt. Tabor M. B. Church, 2606 W. Grace Street. Here MRS. EMMA LOU MCCRAY ., r-0 :!! There will never be a moment or a feeling of joy or sadness C without thinking about our mama. )> There be anyone that would take care of us like our rn mama. We all love and miss you mama! m Love, Curtiss, Kim, Horace, Jr. and Harriett Van. Z ::! z Family Owned & Operated Everett-Derr & Anderson Funeral Home. 5117 North 22nd Street Tampa, Florida 33610 R.Ar MUND ANDJ!a<.:SON L.F.D. 813-237-5775 Personalized Funeral Services Shipping & Cremation Our Family Can Meet Your Family's Neeqs FUNERAL CRISIS CREMAnON JOHN HARMON LFD.813 626-8600 JAMES HARMON LFb 5002 N. 40th Street Florida 33610 planned tomorroW. Fro.rri one 5e.ryd to the next, everthing changes .... : .Your tia.ve t6 be today arid you can feel confident riil\';,:,;,;.,,.,j: '"'' ... are in gOod. Call us m r;ID c r r-gJ z "tt c ID r-cn :::z:: m c m < m -4 c m fJ) c )> z c ., ::D 6 C> m ....... U1 I )>


8 Crime N vi' 23 Alleged Drak Gang Members Arrested c a: LL c a: LL c z w c w :::1: en :::i m ::::) 11. z tu ::f ::::)' m ...:. w z t= z w en a: 0 ..1 LL COREY JOHNSON labeled the group leader A six-month joint investi gation by the Tampa Police Department and Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has identified 23 alleged 'Drak'' gang mem bers who are being charged for committing 14 commer cial smash and grab burglar ies in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Temple Terrace and Clearwater. ,. The gang members are also suspects in dozens of residential burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts. MARQUESE FINLEY RUFUS MCGHEE ORENTHAL BROOKS JAVAREIA STEWART As a result of an extensive investigation into the Draks' narcotic trade, investigators report said they formed a task force that targeted property crimes. Gang members believed if they were caught committing smash and grab burglaries they would not face a severe sen tence, investigators said. gation has resulted in 9 susVAUGHN GRAHAM HENRY PRICE ISHMAEL MOULTRY JERREL SIMMONS pects facing felony charges that carry a life sentence in Florida State Prison. The 9 members facing life charges are Marquese Finley, 26, Orenthal Brooks, 24, Vaughn Graham, 21, Corey Johnson, 24, Ishmael Moultry, 21, Ketnar Mullins, 19, Henry Price, 19, Patrick Rivers, 17, and Javaris Minott, 17. No Additional Charges Planned. Against Dav Care Worker. On Monday afternoon short.ly before 4 p.m., Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies served Ms. Dorothy Ann Sampson-Monroe with an injunction prohibiting her from opening the doors of Just For Kids Day Care Center, 2304 E. Busch Blvd., for at least 90 days. The center had continued to be open and accepting children two weeks after Ms. Sampson Monroe was arrested on child abuse charges_linked to children at the center. .She was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence at approximately 3:25 a. m., June 10th. The arrest took place on Rowlett Park Drive and Sligh Avenue, and Ms. Sampson-Monroe was released at 1:30 p.m., the same day after posting bond. On June 17th, Ms. SampN. 56th Streett Ste.13 FL 33617 Office (813) 988 DOROTHY ANN SAMPSON MONROE son-Monroe was arrested again on allegations of inap propriately disciplining four children between the ages of 3 and 5 in her care. According to police, the cen ter was found to have inadequate staffing for the num ber of children on the premises. The center was not closed at the time of the Open 24Hours 7DaysAWeek 'We'll Get You Out Quick ... So You Won't Have To Sit" arrest, but the investigation continued: Two days later, the center was ordered closed permanently. However, Ms. Sampson Monroe allegedly kept the facility open. She reportedly told officials that she was not charging the parents for keeping the youngsters. Ms Sampson-Monroe allegedly said the service she was providing for free didn't meet the definition of a childcare facility falling the. jurisdiction of county rules and regulations On Monday, Ms. Samp son-Monroe was served with an injunction to prevent her from caring for children for at least 90 days. A spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office said no addi tional charges are planned in the case. UNCLE. SANDY ----------------------... 5, 15, 25, "When things don't work out the way you planned, don't get discouraged, something better may _be just around the corner?' 17, 27, 37. OTIS DAMPIER DENZEL MCGHEE RICHARD MACK JERMAINE TILLMAN The remaining 14 mem bers have been identified as Otis Dampier, 27, Richard Mack, 24, Akeem Bowen, 20, Rufus McGhee, 18, Javareia Stewart, 19, Jerrell Simmons, 19, Denzel McGhee, Jermaine Tillman, 19, Kevin Lucas, Ismael Diaz, 21, Jeffrey Grier, 15, Michael Godfrey, 17, Jared KETNAR MULUNS PATRICK RIVERS AKEEM BOWEN KEVIN LUCAS Woodard, 15, and Paul Close, 24. Diaz, Grier, Godfrey, Woodard and Close were identified as Baby Draks,. and Corey Johnson was identified as the leader of the entire group. The nine facing life felonies were put in that cat egory because they used a vehicle in the commission of their criminal acts. Police Arrest Convicted sexonender At 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Tampa Police were called to the scene of a reported sexual battery in progress. Officers recognized the address as that of a registered sexual offender /predator, Shedrick Jenrette. When police arrived, they found the unwilling 16-year old victim, described as a runaway. The suspect was not at the location, and an alert was issued. Officers located Jenrette a few blocks away and detained him. They said the victim was uncooperative and hostile. She reportedly told the officers she and Jenrette were just friends. Two witnesses, who live at the residence, told police they did not know who made the 9-1-1 complaint, but they knew the victim> and suspect. They both told police Jenrette and the victim acted as boyfriend/girlfriend. They had reportedly witnessed them being intimate with each other. They also told police they had witnessed Jenrette tak ing provocative photos of the victim. The pictures were found on Jenrette SHEDRICK when he was JENRETTE arrested. Officers managed to obtain a good rapport with the victim and she completed a verbal and written statement, con firming she and Jenrette had sex on more than one occasions. She reportedly told police she and Jenrette were boyfriend/girlfriend and though she was only 16 years old, she didn't care that he was a 30-year-old sexual offender/predator. The victim was transported to the Nurse Examiner's Office, but later refused a physical examination. .Jenrette WD$ arrested and charged with two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. Fast Confidential Service FREE NOTARY SERVICE


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received from bidders by the Authority in the Service Building front office 19-gated on the second level/red side, Tampa International Airport, for the project listed below, until 10:00 a.m., July 30, 2009, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Service Building Lobby Conference Room A, second leveVred side: Airport Name: HCAA Project Number: FOOT FM Number: Project Title: Tampa Executive Airport 5650 09 402728 Sign Replacement A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held in the Authority boardroom, located in the Landside Terminal third leveVblue side on July 15, 2009 at 2:00p.m. For more information regarding the bidding of this project, please access the Authority's website at www.tampaairport.com; Quick Links, Airport Business, Notice of Solicitation. To receive automated e-mail notifications of future business opportunities, please visit our website at tampaairport.cor'n and register using the Authority's Business and Supplier Registration Program : t'IILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID I. Sealed bids will be received from bidders by the Authority in the Service Building front office loqated on .the second level/red side, Tampa International Airport, for the project listed below, until 2:00 p.m., July 30, 2009, at wh ich time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Service Building Lobby Conference Room B, second leveVred side: Airport Name: Tampa International Airport HCAA Project Number: 4460 08 & 5365 09 Project Title: Structural Repairs 08 & 09 A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held in the Authority boardroom, located in the Landside Terminal Building, third leveVblue side on July 14, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. For more informa tion regarding the bidding of this project, please access the Authority's website at www.tampaairport.com; Quick Links, Airport Business, Notice of Solicitations. ';: "!tt automated .e-mail future : business opportunities, please visit our website at tampaairport.com and register using Authority's Business and Supplier Program. Contact LaVORA @ (813) 248-1921 To Publish Your Classified Or Legal Advertisement In The Florida Sentinel Bulletin Email Your Ad To ledwards@flsentinel.com Or Fax 24/7 To (813) 248-9218 ,. TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) DOCUMENT NUMBER Q-004-09 FINANCIAL AUDIT & RELATED SERVICES The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications from firms interested in providing Fin ancial Audit and Related Services for the TPA and its component unit, Tampa Bay International Terminals, Inc. The selected Financial Audit f and Related Services provider will be expected to bring a broad range of experience and knowledge in governmental auditing and accounting. The firm must demonstrate that it has an established reputation in the government sector and that it has the necessary experience, expertise, and reliability in public auditing and accounting. A Mandatory Pre-Qualification Teleconference will be held Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Proposers not participating in the mandatory pre-proposal teleconference will be precluded from submitting a proposal for this project. Please see Section A, Part 1.2 for teleconference details. All firms interested in become qualified to participate in this RFQ shall obtain a copy of the RFQ Instructions and Submittal Documents and submit a completed response to the Tampa Port Authority, 1101, Channelside Drive, 4th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602. Submittals are due by Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 2:00 pm. Responses will be opened at that same time and date. 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B Middleton High School Class ates Members of the Middleton High School seniors earned their credits and walked from students into adulthood during Carl Green is the school's principal. (Photography by BRUNSON). Honor graduate Eric L. Leeks, center, is shown with family and friends at the graduation. Graduate Roneshia Johnson is shown with members of her family at the graduation ceremony. Graduates Chantal Clay, Geril Leath and Valekia Norman, are proud of their accomplishments. Among those congratulating Shyquanda Nikquita Dukes were her mom, Martha, Rogers, and Demetrius. Mary LaRosa and Daisy LaRosa posed for a photograph at the graduation ceremony for Middleton High School. Stravensky Navoil and Michael Jones were among the proud graduates of Middleton High School, Class of 2009. Among those at the graduation were Lonitra, Johnnie, Lonique, and Lonnie Benniefield. Naima and Tavanda Ford were on hand to congratulate Olajuwon at the graduation. David, Brianna, Christina, and Kesha were all smiles at the graduation. Tiara, Pasty, Maria, Carmen, and Dolicia were photographed at the Middleton High School graduation recently.


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GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3901 N. 37th St 248-377 NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave. -4127 uHniiii:LOJ, Pastor Pastor Weekly Activities Early Moming Worship -8 A.M. Sunday Church School 9:30 A.M Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship 10:45 A.M Moming Worship -10:50 A.M. Bible Class 4:30 P.M Bible Study, Wed. 7 P.M. Evening Worship 5 P.M THE PUBLIC IS INVITED Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 P.M Bible Study 7:30 P. BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-690 WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday School .... ;9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship .... 11 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prayer {Tuesday-Friday) .. :.9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship ..... 7:30P.M. BISHOP MATTHEW WILLIAMS Pastor "A Chur.ch Where The Love Of God Flows ... And 11le Holy Ghost Is In Full .... MOUNT PlEASANT M.B. CHURCH N. Rome Avenue (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box4724 *Tampa Dr C. t Kirkland, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-57.14 *Fax (813) 254-1441' E-mail: MtPJeasantMB@aol.com ... ,.'. Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9:30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP11 A M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PMFamily Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PMlord s Supper TUESDAYS 6 PM Prayer Service 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 PM -Youth Bible Study TAPE MINISTRY Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church WEB S .ITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org 29TH STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST HAROLD RODRIQUEZ MINISTER 3310 N. 29th St.* TAMPA, FL 33605 OFFICE & FAX (813) 242-4572 EMAIL: romello@verizon.net Sunday Bible Class ............... 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 1 0:30A.M. Evening Bible Class .............. 5:00 P.M. Evening Worship ................... 6:00 P.M. Wednesday Night Class ....... 7:00 P.M. Personal Work: 1st Sat.. ... 1 0-12 Noon FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF HIGHLAND PINES REV. Pastor Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday 7 P. M. Sunday School9:30A.M. Morning Worship10:55 A. M. Church Van(813) 627-0338 HERITAGE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Hillsborougb High School 5000 N. -central Ave. Tampa, FL 33603 REV. DELORES CAIN, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Service 8:00 A. M. Bible Study Tuesday 7:00 P.M. New Mt Silla M. B. Church 5702 E. 32nd Ave. Tampa, FL33619 New Testanat M. B. >; .. Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa, FL 33592 (813) 986-3971 (813) 610-1252 REV. JOHN D. ANDERSON, JR. Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School 9:30A.M. Sun. Moming Worship* 11 A.M. Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study "Saving The And Educating The "I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me. Phil. 4:13 ST. MATIHEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.co'm Break Of Day Worship 7:45 A. M. Sunday School 9:30a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Prayer Service Wednesday 7 p.m. study of the Bible Wed. 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Praise & Worship Service Wed. 8:30 9 p.m. Children & Youth Bible stuqy Wednesday 7 -8:30 p.m Saturday Prayer Service & Bible Study 10a.m. Youth Bible Institute 12 4 p.m. Teen Night Friday before the 2nd sunday 7. 11 p.m. REV., W. D. SIMS, Pastor Ne'!V St. Matthew Baptist Church ..1 006 s outh 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33619 GREATER FRIENDSHIP M.B.CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. Sunday Morning C .hurch School @ 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship@ 11:00 A. M. Thursday Night Youth Bible Study@ 6:30 P.M. Wednesday-Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study.@ 7:00P.M. College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 Nort11 30th Street 813-239-3161 Growth AndShaiing God!s Love Worship Oppo rtunities SUNDAY Sunday School '9:30A.M. Mor:ning Worship tt;OO A.M. YPWW 6:00 P.M. ;Eveni_qg Worship ?,':ijO P.M.. TUESDAY. & FRIDAY Evening Service 7:00P.M imii Sunday School -9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Evening Worship 5 p.m. Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7:30p.m. Visitors Are Welcome! PEOPLE FOR CHRIST MINISTRIES ,. DR.THOMAS L. HADDEN, Ill Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship 11-A M. Bible Study (Wednesday) 7 P.M. To Advertise In The Church Directory Call Mrs. Gwen Hayes At 813-248-1921 or Email Her At editor@flsentinel.com ., r 0 :a c ):> (/) m z :::! z m r I m c: r r gJ z .,. c: m r en :::t: m c m < m -t c: m (/) c ):> z c ., :a c C)' m en I m


c a: LL. c z w c w :::t: ..J m :::) ll. z tu ..J ..J :::) m ...:. w z i= z w (/) --. (813) 571-3758 Church School 10 a. m. Each Sunday *Sunday Morning Worshii a.m. Bible Study 7 p. m. Ei1ch Tuesday Night .,.._ .. Cume .'ihare with us the NEW THING God doing! Pastor 21ilodcs East ofWal-Man (Mllllgo) on W. Dr. ML.K, Jr. Blvd. and the Chur.:h is on the T .eft -Keyrwte Speaker: SHERYL BRADY Durham, N orth The Missionaty Board Celebrating 37 Years Of Service Missionary Kay Glenn, President Elder Charles Davis, Pastor ST JOHI ATH. E .DRAL, .. .-... .. .. . ;,:; --. -. -. 340lE 25' f h A ''''''. :'!"''" FL c ..... .. -._ n vennue; a mpa, { St.. & 251h Ave.) Phone:. (81:3):.248.73.7 Or (8.1.3) 248,:3651 Fax:. Careline:. 248-HELP Bishop EddidlawiOitt, WEEKLY. WORSH.IP SCH.EDULE 8 ;00 A M S piritual Enrichment 9 :45AM. Si.Jnday School/ Ori e n ta.tion 1'0:45 Worsh i p : Service ( Youth Church 2nd Aod 3rd Tuesday: Study Wednesday: 5:3() p,. M Fr-ee 6:45 P. M .. AdUlt & Yoi:Jth ri!d Week Service EmaiLUsAt: stjmintsitiesa()l.com Mission Statement: "A Church o f the inner c ity reachingou t t o the community by ministering to the whofeman.n M inis try; NOAH ? OMMUNITY, I NC./ HOUSE O F L Y DIA must follow in our Christian life. The rules we have to follow in this spiritual walk are rules or laws that God has established to help us live a quality life in Him. These rules that God has given has the purpose of helping God's children make sure they live a life that He is well pleased with. This week's. lesson in Deuteronomy 5:1-9a, 11-13 discusses the laws God gave to His people. Following these laws will lead an individual to living a rich life and having a long and loving relationship with God. The key to it all is found in verse one; .. .learn them, and keep and do them." Every believer must accept the responsibility of learning the rules or laws God has established. It is often diffi cult for people to practice what they have not learned. Once.an individual accepts the call of God to enter into relationship he/she has to accept the task of learning what God expects. When a person gets a driver's license he/she becomes responsible for all the rules and regula tions that pertains to operat ing a motor vehicle. St. Mark Missionary Baptist Clhurch 7221 S. Sherrill Street Port Tampa, Florida 33616 (813) 839-5263 "Building On A Firm Sunday $Chool-9:30A.M. Sunday Worship 1&.55 A.M. Wednesday Night Prayer Service & Bible Stuily-6:30P.M. Trans rtation Serviees Available FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL 3838 North 29th Street, Tampa (813) 248-6600 REV. EVAN BURROWS Senio r Pastor Early Worship-7:50a.m. Sunday School : 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:50 a.m. For Transportation Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL at 621-1155 Tuesday Prayer Service -6:30 p .m. Bible Study -7:30 p.m. Visit our Website or E-Mail us: www.fbcch.org info@fbcch.org Likewise when entering into relationship with God. You cannot claim that you did not do something because you did not know. You as an individual must learn what you must do and how you must live. Not only must you learn them, you must keep them. You must not just hear what the laws are saying, learn them, and then forget about them. You have to make sure that you keep them in your mind and in your heart. Keep them in good times and bad. Keep them when you feel like it and you don't. You should keep them even when you fallOne of the most important elements of the laws of God is doing them. You must make every good effort to do what God has required of you. The rules God has set forth will require action and work. Doing some of the rules may require more work for some and less for others. Some rules you might like to do and some you inay not. What you must always remember is that God expects you to learn them, keep them, and do them. Moses informs the people that God made the covenant with them and not their fathers (vs. 3). There are FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 w : Palmetto St. 879-1351 REV. ANTHONY GREENE, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship -11 A.M. Prayer Service & Bible .Study Wednesday-7:30P.M. "To Know Christ And To Make Christ Known FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8616 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office: (813) 677-1948 *Past o r s Office: (813) 672-0389 Academy Office : .(813) 677-5988 Fax: (813) 672-0514 E-Mail: fbcopv@tampabay.rr.com' DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teac:hing Past o r AduiVChildren Worship Times 7:30 A.M. & 10:55 A.M. 4 :ll: l!Jii i)i!lft Sund a y 9 : 4 5 A .M. -Adult & Youth/ Children Tuesday-11 A M :Adu l t Wednesday 7 P.M.Youth/ C hildren 7 :30 P.M. A d u l t A Satelli t e Campus For Faith B i ble lnslitute Growi rg The Church For Glol:lal Change (Acts 1 : 8 Rom. 1:8 1 Thes 1:8) many interpretations of what this mean. In each generation there was some form of covenant between God and His people. One of the important notes to be realized is that it is a person al relationship and the covenant is fitting for. the generation at hand. These rules are not just given by any god. These are rules given by a specific God. You are not entering into covenant with just any god; you are entering into agree ment with a specific God. Your obedience to these rules is vital to your relationship. The God you are enter. ing into covenant with God who delivers. He is the one who delivered you out of bondage. These rules that God has given, are not rules to make your life miserable. He has given you these rules to make sure that you know what He expects of those He is in covenant with. Learn them, keep them, and do them and you will be forever blessed. uThe vhice of _Our Community Speaking for Itself" UNITY M.Bn CHURCH ELDER H. Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship A.M. Bible Study Tues. 7:30 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED 23 Years Of Service eed Our Children Ministries, Inc. P.O. 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Local Pre-Father's oav Breakfast The Parent Association Involvement Board at New Friendship M. B. Church Child Care Center held a Pre-Father's Day Breakfast Friday before Father's Day. Several fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other male relatives attended the event. (Photos by Julia Jackson) These people who attended the breakfast were Tomika Austin, Orts Williams, Brittany Walker, Jamarquis Austin and TomAustin. Papa Horace enjoyed breakfast with his granddaughters, Briana and Tiana at New Friendship Child Care Center. During the breakfast, Mr. Jackson received a book ("Why A Son Needs A Dad") from the President of the Parent Involvement Group, Liah Hardy. Breakfast was prepared by Chef Hicks and Chef Cooper. Anthony, Jr. and Anthony, III at the breakfast at New Friendship Child Care Center. Daddy Kari joined little Kari for the breakfast. 'The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself'' 813) 248-192 The Honorable Thomas Scott Chairman Tampa City Councilman District 5 "We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it". William Faulkner Wishing you a Safe and Happy Fourth of July Please Have A SafeAnd Enjoyable Holiday Lesley "Les" Miller Candidate For Hillsborough County Commissioner District 3 PoliticolAdvertisement Paid For And Approvod By Lesley "Leo" Miller Caodida!A> For Hillsborouab Coullty CommiAiooor, Dillrict 3, Democnl "On behalf of a grateful nation, I wish to thank all who have fought to defend our Freedoms and our Independence." fliLV=Apt .. 11. J-. .... u.JA .. State Representative Mh. IS .. t .. _.; .... I.C ... -: .. :ae ....... ,:CI.OD. District 58 Pollical advertisement paid for and by Representative Midlael Scionti, State House. Ol8tllcl58 (Democnltl 'TI :11 B !< c.. c: N 0 0 CD 'TI r-0 :2 c )> en m z ::t z m r;m c: rrz ., c: m r-u; ::::c m c m < m -4 c: m en c )> z c 'TI :2 c C) m i' m


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July Birthdays The birthstone for this month is the Ruby and the flower is the Larkspur. Happy birthday to the July celebrants: Mrs. Mary Bryant-Goodson (Sacramento, CA), Mrs. Mattie Mills_, Mrs. Mary Allen, Robert Leek, Sr., Mrs. Judy Pritchard, Deshonte James, Mrs. Ira Mae Ellison, Ms. Emma J. Gordon, Ms. Amanda Miller, Jose Robertson, Sue Suarez, Yolanda Smith, Carl Heym, Jr., Antonio Simon, Ankwon Simon, Shane Anthony, IV, William J. Demps, Adrian Morgan, Carlos Watson, Marcus Colon, Clarence Jones, III, Kenneth Mills, Terry Armstrong, Carina McNair, Jaquisa Oliver (Alaska), and James Earl Hill. Chelsea Rigsby, Da'Shan Antoinio McLendon, Lovie McNairOverall (mem.), Benjare McLendon, Alvin McNair, III, Delores Foster, Horace Reeves, Jr., Patrick Thompson, Jr., Gwendolyn HamiltonAbrams, Najah Safee Ullah, Rosalind E. Drew, Paula Jennings, Grable, Steve Fenske, Melvin Glenn; Otto Contreras, Ernestine Glenn, Maggie Adams, Jackie LeWis and Johnny Mae Capheart. Other July celebrants are: Vivian Kneece, Tashon Stennis, Ruby Williams, Margaret Patterson, Linda Thurman, David Davis, IV, Anthony Young, Mitchell Thomas, Sr., Petra Moore, John Butler, Rory Davis, James Tolbert, Ernestine Turner, Marcus Cromatrie, Eugene Perry, Jr:, Cierra Sanders and Keith Bayard, D. Raheem White, Dorothy McHenry, Bettie Cotton, Cecil Mahoney; Ricky Triplett, Kyla Thurman, Dorothy Wilson, Betty Reed, Henry Jordan, Nichole Ellis, Keshanda Stennis, Debra McClaine, A Mechel Folks, Keith Gibson, Ezekiel Scott, Dwight Stephens, Jr., Christy McKinnie, Dounell A. Griffin, Anthony Carswell, Briana Davis, Cheron McKinnie, Danielle Bayard, Antionette Bellamy, Connie Simmons, Danielle Davis and Diana M. Jordan. Happy birthday to Mr. Clayton Anderson, Jr., for mer Villager, who celebrated his special day on July 1st with family and friends. Happy birthday greetings go out to Ashley Woodruff, whose natal day was July 1st. Mr. Andre' Woodruff, former Villager, celebrated his special day on July 2nd, with family and friends in Orlando. The 29th Street Church Of Christ birthday celebrants are: Bridget Jackson, Willie Parker, Jr., Larry Tillman, Guydell B. Maxfield, II, Latasha Homer, John Dixon, Connie Boone, Helen McMillan and Georgia Lindsey. Pastor-Minister Harold Rodriguez and congregation extend birthday greetings to all of you! Ninety-One is great! Happy natal day to Mrs. Deloris "Dee" Collins, who consid ers it a great blessing to be one of God's chosen ones to continue to celebrate her spe cial day here on earth with family and other loved ones. Belated Birthdays Happy belated birthday wishes to the following folks that celebrated their natal day in June: Harvelyn Glymph, Bronal Martin, Wynie Best, Pearlie Proctor, Faj Jenkins, Jashan Gillis, Roland Norates, Tracy Melendez, Frank McKinney, Devora Solomon, Herman Gilchrist, Dwayne Saffore, Lakeisha Collins, Laleisha Buch, Meredith Williams, Lillie Myer, Ethel WellsDixson, Naomi Jones, Sylvia PratJ:ler, Jada Powell, Debra Harris, Geneva Ferrell, Nicole Jones, Tonya RusseiJ, Janet Lochard, Katie Felton, Dazja Feiga, Shalaina Beverly and Rosanna Marsenia ... McCullough. '. Happy Anniversary Happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel an' d_ Alice Winkfield of Decatur, GA, wh'o will celebr,a,te. 40 .. years" on July 2sth. Uplifting Prayers Prayer changes things. We miss you all and extend prayers to you: Mrs. Lula Philon, Mrs. Ullie Mae Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert (Elaine) Johnson, Mrs. Mary H. Ford, Mrs. Mary Darby, Eddie West, Mrs. Eloise Leeks, Eugene Lane, Breanna McClen don, Mrs. Della Vickers, Mrs. Cathy Kirsey and Mrs. Tonya Simmons. We are glad to hear that Sister Cheryl Ferrell is up and around after being con fined, due to illness. Let us keep her in our daily prayers. c Sick And Shut Ins Alexander Buchanan, Deacon Johnson Hodgers, Deacon Francis Brown and Margaret Brown. Remember our service men Please keep the following folks lifted up in prayer: and women who put their lives on the line daily. c... c: !< Ellen McClennan (Haire), Bessie-Sims, Ethel WellsDixson, Devora Solomon, Alzalee Hill, Geneva Ferrell, Cynthia Roberts, Willie Turner, Maureen Saunders-Gains, Lillian Harris-Cusseaux, Deacon Eli Rodgers. Deacon F. Y. I. Let us keep Presidel.lt Barack Obama and his family in our daily prayers as he tries to bring change for everyone. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) 671-1541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. 2115 E. Hillsborough Ave. OPEN 24 HOURS Call your news in to Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 677-6071. Be blessed! Yes We Can! 1\merica 1iusts Store (813) 237-3741 Pharmacy (813) 237-3743 See Our Nurse Pra Andrea Nelson. For The ClmDIII Cold SChill & Sports PhVSICIIS Other Minor Illnesses ltoz. Ice aundrv Detergent 2/$6.00 llllrldl 12R 3/$5.00 Water R&Pack amen Noodles llltiiiPICk /$5.00 2/$9.0 'TI r 0 :a c > C/) m z m r;m c: r r z ., c: m r en :::1: m c m < m -4 c: m C/) c ?< > z c "TT :a a ?< C) m (0 I Ill


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Local Communilv Group Takes Students On Two-CitV Tour Greco Middle School instructor, and founder of Molding Outcomes, Karen Willis-Barrett, has spent the past 15 years serving the youth of Tampa Bay. Among her endeavors was: starting a group home for girls; hosting community leadership summits at the University of South Florida along with her mentor, Dr. Donna Elam; hosting monthly community picnics at Desoto Park; and bringing together schools, community leaders and busi nesses to mentor students; A year ago, Mrs. WillisBarrett started planning a two-city tour for 10 middle school students'::'On June 27th, those plans resulted in the students enjoying a tour of Washington, D.C. and New York City. "While in .Washington, D.C., the students toured the historical monuments and even toured inside the White House. A former King High School graduate, Traci Bexley, met the students and led them on a tour of Howard University." The students also toured New York City and stayed at NEW YORK STUDENTS the MidTown Manhattan. In New York, the students visited the Statute of Liberty and Ellis Island, the 9/11 site, Time Square and histor ical Harlem. They spent the day at the Museum of Natural History. "During our trip to New York, I was able to share some of my own experiences growing up there. "Our kids are idle during the summer, so I thought this would be a great learn ing experience for them. I felt the New York sttidefllts could motivate the Tampa students. The whole thing was extraordinary.:' _,.;. Mrs. Willis-Barrett said the students were more excited about meeting each other than they were visiting the various venues in New York. "The students from Tampa are pen pals with the students from New York and that sets them apart." The students attended the graduation of Life Sciences Secondary School that bragged an 86%, 4-year graduation rate with a go%+ minority population. Karen Willis-Barnett Oeft) and New York school princi-. pal Genevieve Stanislaus. Principal, Mrs. Genevieve Stanislaus was an encour aging force behind this part nership. The group honored her with a plaque Since this trip was such a success, Mrs. WillisBarrett said she would like to continue the partnership with the school in New York. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. (813) 254-4916 For All Your Photography And Video Production Needs Email: d.burgess3@verizon.net Web: burgessweddingphotos.com Superior Pharmacy Of Temple Terra:e 11531 N. 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617 (SE Corner Of Fowler & 56th.) www.superiormedicalcenter.com FREE HOME DELIVERY OF YOUR MEDICATIONS $4 GENERIC DRUGS NOW AVAILABLE FREE NUTRITIONAL COUNSELLING FOR DIABETICS FAST & FRIENDLY SERIVCE FREE GIFT BASKET ($65 VALUE) WHEN YOU TRANSFER 3 OR MORE RX Let Us Be Your Pharmacy. Call Us Today At FowkrAvo,... (813) 989-1351 N SUPERIOR W+l --.tWI!III I ......._,,,...""l":... Equal Employment Opportunity T mining Seminar: Employment Investigation Procedures Presented by the City of Tampa's Divisio, n of Community Affairs. Thursday, July 23, 2009 8 a.m. -12 p.m. Ragan Park Community Center 1200 E. Lake Avenue Tampa, Florida 33605 Topics: Discipline and Discharge Investigation Procedures ADA Law Request for Information Presenters: Kathleen Liever, Esquire Fowler White Boggs Manuel Zurita, Field Director Equal Employment Opportunity Commission/Tampa Field Office Michael Malfitano, Esquire Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP Deborah Crumbley Brown, Assoc. V'ICe President Legal Affairs and Human Stetson School of Law This event is free and open 10 lhe pubHc and preregistration is encouraged. To register for the seminar, please call Chertylene Beall or Rebecca Cortes at (8131274 or email chartvJene btaOOtampaggy net. The registration deadline is 15, 2009. Paid lor by lhe City ofTampa with funding provided from the U.S. EEOC. ---------------------Suliltisillite4. Pre-rePtrlion is ID p111111ee selilt. llmi: fill "TT r-0 :a 6 > C/) m z -4 z m r;m c: r rz "'tJ c: m r-Cii ::t m c m < m :a < -4 c: m C/) c > z c "TT :a c C) m ..... ..... I m


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Then exhale slowly tary body responses like musthrough parted lips, until all cle tension aqd heart rate. the air has been drained from 2. SelfTreating Your your lungs. Repeat two or three Head Pain. OccaSional use of times. This soothing move OTC medicine is fine, but be stops you from tensing your sure to follow the label instrucneck and shoulder muscles, tions exactly. Taking a higher which has been shown to bring than suggested,. cJoseincreases on a headache. the odds of getting a rebound After you've cooled down, ask headache. .. .. yourself how importantthe im 3 Your Period. Many doc-. : mediate issue is to you. Will tors' treat menstrual-related .. you remember it in two headaches with a prescription months? Two days? The an triptan, such as Frova. 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Local Entertainment local Radio Show Host Said He's Glad That Michaelis Dead By SunMan An American icon that was born to sing and dance his way to fortune, fame and into the hearts of people all over the world was pronounced dead in Los Angeles last Thursday from cardiac arrest. June 25, 2009 will be yet another day in American history when most all of us will recall exactly what we were doing, where we were and what our immediate reaction was to the news that Michael Jackson had died. By now, the whole commu nity and indeed most of the world is aware of the untimely death of the great est American entertainer the world has ever known, but on the morning after that bombshell announcement, a long time Bay area radio talk show host, Ron "Ronnie D" Diaz made the comment that he was "glad" that Michael Jackson is dead and implied that the world is better for it. The comments made on the Ron & Ian Show is careless and insensi tive, coming at a time when so many people around the world are mourning. This seems to be an atmosphere that is fostered at this radio station (WDAE 62oAM), a Clear Channel Communica tions (CCC) owned radio station. His reasoning being that Jackson was an alleged child molester, Diaz repeat ed several times his pleasure at the death of the 50:.yearold entertainer. .. ::.. Mr. Diaz, has had his own share of jssues, including a .. with the law back in 2000 when he was charged with DUI after leavi:Qg the : scene of a routine traffic sto.p, refusing to take a breathalyzer test and then' offering up a cock,and bull story how to .. that's when he went home and consumed alcohol. After the arrest and release of his unlikely story, CC released a statement, "Ron, who is a 20-year on-air veteran of the Tampa Bay area, has been very proactive in many community charitable events over his distinguished career. Ron has expressed his deep remorse for his action." There seems to be a pattern of tolerance at WDAE that is evident when looking at their history of on-air personalities with DUI arrest records. When WDAE became a sports talk station in 1997, one of the hosts to help build the station was WFLA-TV sports anchor Chris Thomas. He hosted the Chris Thomas Show. Off the air, Thomas battled alcoholism most of his adult life. In 2002, Mr. Thomas made headlines over an arrest for driving under the influence. In January 2003, he was involved in a drunk driving accident with a Buccaneers cheerleader. After Thomas died in February 2004, the WDAE studio was renamed the Chris Thomas Studio. It was WDAE's Steve "Big Dog" Duemig, who dislikes the NBA said that former NBA star Malik Sealy was at fault for having been killed by a drunk driver in 2000, but was quick to defend a hockey player char'ged with vehicular homicide when he was dri ving under the influence of alcohol and killed his teamin a Duemig himself was arrest ed in 'o8 for DUI and he too supported by Clear Channel. It was also Duemig who made strong statements in 2002 about drugs being the reason that Tampa. Bay Buccaneer utjve Doug Wi!liams NEW HOMES!!! ... Many Locations Available VisitOurModeiTodayAt: !!:! 3705 Hillcrest Circle II!IIIIIIHCOllltS: {81CJA)L2L1N8ow3!7u29 www.amhousing.com not re-signed by the team after the 1982 season. It is unclear what the status of Duemig's DUI case is at this time, but he is still on the air. How ironic it is that Mr. Diaz is happy that Michael Jackson is dead, but it was Michael that has given and raised millions of dollars for AIDS awareness. This comes after Ron Diaz' wife, Debbie, died of AIDS in 1995. This of course is not to say that one thing has anything to do with the other but there is such thing as sensitivity, prejudice and karma. Jackson's image to the world was one of near royal ty. One can't get anymore royal in America unless you are a Native American Hero and when was the last time we heard about one of those? When you see Michael in those military inspired out fits and the portraits of him outfitted like a Prince or a King, it is because this is how the world saw Michael. The great American idol ever and it is widely believed that he was treated unfairly by some in the media. Micha.el Jackson was America's gift to the world and he was loved by many. Do us all a favor and mix in a little sensitivity training and maybe a twelve step program or two over at Clear Channel Communications. Entenainer Visits Church Of Celebritv Jet Set Hudson and Rev. Dr. Della Reese Lett. Jesse "Jet Set" Hudson has made the most of his opportunities in Hollywood, California. The Tampa native has always had the spirit and motivation. "All I've ever done in my life, I've always thought about others. I've always felt my success would mean I could help others do the same. I don't brag, and I don't expect any special recognition." Over the past few weeks, Jet Set has found the time to visit houses of worship in Holiywood. For the first time on May 1oth, he Visited the Understanding Principle's for Living Church, pastured and 'founded by actress, Rev. Dr. Della Reese-Lett. "I attended a Mother's Day service at her church, and it was something _to behold. I wish I could bring some friends from Tampa out here to enjoy the services." Jet Set said meeting Della Reese was a special treat he hadn't counted on. "I visited her church because I knew she was a pastor and I wanted to hear her speak. I never thought I'd get a chan_ce to"talk to her. 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0 a: LL 0 z c( 0 tn w ::::: .... w > w 0 w ::a: tn :::; .ID ::::: Ill. Z'. ffi ..I ..I ::::: ID ..!1 w z w tn a: g LL Entertainment Storv After Storv Michael Jackson lives In our Heans Michael Jackson's Parents \\'in Temporary Custody Of His Childcn KATHERINE JACKSON claimants that could emerge seeking custody of the children or a piece of his empire are many. About the same time a judge granted Katherine Jack son authority over at least some of her son's estate Friday, pickup trucks and a large dump truck towing a flatbed were seen entering the 2,500-acre Neverland Ranch, a major piece of the singer's debt-strapped financial empire. It was not clear who had requested the fleet or for what purpose. L. Londell McMillan, the family's attorney, said in a statement that the Jacksons LOS ANGELES --are pleased with the results of Michael Jackson's parents their Monday filings. wasted little time demanding "The personal and legal pri-authority over their son's orities are focused on first financially strained empire protecting the best interests and guardianship of their of Mr. Michael Jackson's fatherless grandchildren. The children, his family, his big question is who, if anymemorial services and then one, will contest them? preserving his creative and Early Monday -just four business legacy with the digdays after the death of the nity and honor it deserves," King of Pop -lawyers for the statement read. Katherine and Joe Clearly one of his mQst valu-Jackson won temporary able assets is his recording tody of Michael Jackson's catalog, which his father three children and moved to could potentially rerelease become administrators of his through his new record comestate. pany if the family gains conJudge Mitchell Beckloff trol of his assets. There could granted 79-year-old also be recordings in Jackson tempo-Jackson's estate that he had rary guardianship of the neverreleased. children, who range in age There's also a financial from 7 to 12. He also gave her bonanza to be had in the control over some of her son's Sony/ATV Music Publishing personal property that is now catalog of which Jackson in the hands of anunnamed owned 50 percent. The third party. But the judge did 75o,ooo-song catalog not" immediately rule on her .. includes music by the requests to take charge of the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Neil children's and Jackson's Diamond, Lady Gaga and estates. the Jonas Brothers, and is The s'Yiftness of the legal estimated to be worth as motions underscore the fact much as $2 that Jackson's death leaves When Jackson died a vacuum if he died without a Thursday, he also left behind valid will, Jackson's final No. 1 pop hit came at a time when he'd seemingly been eclipsed by his sister Janet, who was still riding her own incredible hot streak, and he had to tum to an outside songwriter to get there.


Entertainment Settling ::\lidmd .Jackson's Estate May Be a Thrillt.r The King of Pop \'Viii likely leave behind one royal estate battle. Although he sold hundreds of millions of records, Jackson's biggest financial hit is a so% interest in a music publishing catalog that includes the rights to the Beatles' songs. Jackson, 50, always stayed one beat ahead of a conga line of creditors. At every turn there seemed to be one more wealthy benefactor to bail him out. Most recently that was Thomas Barrack, the founder oi the Los Angeles real estate investment firm Colony Capital. Last year, Barrack purchased Jackson's Neverland Ranch near Santa Barbara, Calif., for $22 million, just before the property was sold at auction to cover back debts. Barrack also brought in Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz, who was helping finance a comeback for the singer. Jackson was scheduled to play a series of 50 concerts at London's 02 Arena, which Anschutz owns. The concerts, for which Jackson was to be paid $1 million per night, were to begin July 13 Ticket holders, who paid more than $85 million for the shows, are entitled to refunds. The singer's untimely passing sets up a potential battle between Anschutz's company, its ins1,1rers, and the Jackson estate over who will cover the money already sunk into the production. Spokespeople for both Barrack and Anschutz's entertainment business decline.d to comment; Financial Assets Included Sony/A1V Catalog A genius of a songwriter and performer, Jackson was not so in tune with his personal finances. At one point the star owed more than $270 million to Bank of America (BAC). In 2005 the bank sold that debt at a discount to the private equity firm Fortress Investment Group (FIG). who reportedly spent as much as $30 million a year during the good times on clothes, travel, and toys for his ranch, successfully fought an attempt to auction many of his personal possessions ear lier this year. Over the years those suing Jackson for past-due bills included his former publicist, video director, attorney, and financial advisers. The star had one asset that will likely be the target of much maneuvering by credi tors and heirs in the coming months and years-his so% interest in the Sony/ATV music catalog. Shortly after his string of early 1980s hits that included Thriller, one of the best-selling albums of all time, Jackson was shrewdly advised to buy the Beatles catalog for $47 million. Ten years later, Jackson merged his music company with Sony Corp.'s (SNE) music publish ing arm in a deal reportedly worth $90 million to him. Today, that company owns the publishing rights to thou sands of hit songs by every one from Neil Diamond to Lady Gaga. Music publishers collect royalties from radio stations, movie studios, and record labels every time a song is played or album sold. Jackson's half interest has been estimated to be worth as much as $500 million. .own.hits are owned by a separate ny, also now part of his estate. But like his life, Jackson's estate is unlikely to be settled without controversy. Death Overloads Googlc, Twitter The death of Michael Jackson on Thursday did more than rock the world of pop culture it also shook the Internet. Various online services hit by a massive surge of queries regarding Jackson's condi tion Thursday evening collapsed under the weight of the public call for updates and information on the pop star. Internet-search giant Google confirmed Friday (June 26) that the spike in Jackson-related traffic ini tially prompted concern that the service was being hacked, causing Google News to default to an error page for any searches involving Jackson for more than 30 minutes. Michael Will 'Live On,' Says Brother Marlon MARLON And MICHAEL ln1984 As fans and friends dealt with the death of Michael Jackson on Thursday, the pop star's family was also reeling from the shock of his sudden passing. Marlon Jackson was able to speak to the press about his final interaction with his so-year-old younger brother, who had been in Los Angeles rehears ing for his upcoming 50 con certs in London. Marlon, 52, talked to Essence.com about how he first heard the news of his brother's death. "I talked to Frank Dileo, Michael's manager. Frank told me that Michael last night was complaining about not feeling well. "He called to tell him he wasn't feeling well," contin ued the second-youngest Jackson 5 member. "Michael's doctor went over to see him, and Frank said, 'Marlon, from last night to this morning, I don't know what happened.' When they got to him this morning, he wasn't breathing. They rushed him to the hospital and couldn't bring him around. That's what happened. They don't know what happened." The last time Marlon saw Michael was last month at a family gathering, and he insists that Michael looked healthy at the time. "Michael looked great. He was looking well. He was getting ready to go into rehearsals for his tour. I don't know what happened," he told Essence, adding, "He c wasn't in a wheelchair. He was walking around with his c... kids. When we saw him, he C: wasn't in a wheelchair. We all talked. He was doing 1\) great." o 0 CD Michael Holds Relnnl In Guincss Book As The Most Charitable Stm Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009. He was known as the undisputed King of Pop. His musical legacy was profound. In many of his songs, he sang about acceptance. The most notable was "Black or White", "Man In The Mirror" as well as "They Don't Care About Us". Michael Jackson wrote "Gone Too Soon" in honor of pediatric AIDS victim Ryan White. He also did a lot of work with charities. He holds the record in the Guiness Book Of World Records as the most charitable star. And many of these charities help special needs children. r 0 :::u en m z -f z m r;m c: r r m -f z "tJ' c: m r c;; :::1: m c m < m -f c: m en c > z c :::u c


c a: LL c z w c w ::1: en :::i lEI :;) a. z ti :I :;) lEI ...:. w z w en C3 a:-0 ..J LL National Rainbow Coalition Rotary Club of Australia Society of Singers Starlight Foundation The Carter Center's Atlanta Project The Sickle Cell Research Foundation Transafrica United Negro College Fund United Negro College Fund Ladder's of Hope Volunteers of America Watts Summer Festival Wish Granting YMCA-28th St./Crenshaw Thank You Michael Jackson for your musical influence and for the work you have done helping special needs, at risk, and sick children across the world. The world will always remember your music. You truly will be missed. Rest In Peace. Jackson \\'rapped \'ideo Bcfmc Dlath LES --Two weeks before he di ed, Michael Jackson wrapped t'p work on an elaborate pro 1ction dubbed the "Dome P roject" that be the final finished video piece overseen by the King of Pop. It was a five-week project filmed at Culver Studios which 70 years ago was th; set for the classic film "Gone With the Wind." Four sets were constructed for Jackson's production, including a cemetery recalling his 1983 "Thriller" video. Shooting for the project lasted from June 1-9, with Jackson on the set most days. Now in post-production, the project is expected to be completed next month. Michael Roth, a spokesman for Jackson's Los Angeles-based promoter AEG Live, said he hadn't heard about the production but did not rule that it could be part of the company's contract with the entertainer. Jackson left a memorable impression on the crew, arriving in a caravan of SUVs with hulking security guards in tow. Jackson introduced himself to workers on the set and walked with a spring in his step but at one point needed assistance as he descended steps off a stage. Besides the cemetery, one set was draped in black with an oversized portrait of Jackson in his "Thriller" werewolf costume. Another set was designed to simulate a lush jungle, and a fourth was built to replicate a construc tion site, with a screen in the back to allow projection of backgrounds. Plies Throws $50,000 Into Concen Crowd Tampa based rapper Plies "not only made it rain, he made it precipitate." The Atlantic Records star performed before a confirmed 22,000 fans at the 107.9 FM Birthday Bash at Phillips Arena in Atlanta. Per the rapper's publicist, he ente red the stage with a duf fle bag containing $so,ooo. Joined by a reported so models donning "Becky" tshirts, the rapper relieved himself of the money, throw ing it into the crowd. The act was in promotion of his new single "Plenty Money." The Drumma Boy produced single is said to be the last from 2008's Da REAList, before he unveils PLIES his Goon Affiliated project, due later this year on Atlantic.


Entertainment The Game, Diddv And Chris Brown Record Michael Jackson Tribute THE GAME, DIDDY And CHRIS BROWN Michael Jackson's impact on the pop-culture world was so powerful, sev eral celebrities are already reacting to his death, not just with statements, but with songs. On Friday morning (June 26), so Cet:tt dropped two songs paying tribute to the King of Pop. And on Thursday night, just after learning of MJ's pass ing, The Game orchestrat ed a symphony of perform. ers to give thanks and reflect on Jackson. Game's tribute track dedicated to Michael Jackson called "Better on the Other Side," debuted on a Los Angeles radio station. To assist on the track the rapper phoned in a few homies, including Chris Brown, Diddy, Polow Da Don, Mario Winans, Usher and Boyz II Men. The piano-accompanied soundscape starts off with Diddy testifying about M.J.'s influence. "I believed I can do anything," he says. "You made the world dance. You made the music come to life." Then a thunderous bass drops in, led by Chris Brown's vocals on the cho rus: "This the type of song that makes the angels cry/ Look up in the sky and I wonder why/ Why you had to go, go/ I know it's better on the other side." DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen -The Ultimate in special effects and action. You definitelllan't miss this one. No. 1 at Box Office $201M and $303M Worldwide. [ ] The ProposalSandra Bullock comes through in this well-written comedy about an romance the ,Seeing! No.1 at Box Office-$34M / Land Of The LostThis oft-beat comedy starring Will ferrell was pretty funny. [*"**] The Taking Of Pelham 123 -Denzel Washington and John Travolta deliver a powerful suspense/thriller. Worth Seeing! [*"**%] Imagine That-This movie is Eddie Murphy's best family comedy in a long time. Didn't do well at box office. Enjoyed it! [***%] Drag Me To Hell -A loan officer refuses to give an old woman a loan to keep her house. The woman puts a curse on her. This movie will have you jumping throughout Very good horror movie. [**"**] The Hangover-A group of men goes to Las Vegas to have a bachelor party. Surprisingly funny. No 1 at box office-$44M [*"**] Up -Pixar/Disney deliver another excellent animation that adults and kids will enjoy. f*J Night At the Museum -Ben Stiller tries to save the museum pieces from moving to federal storage. Fell asleep on this one. No. 1 at box office $53M[*%] Terminator Salvation Very Good storyline and special effects. Must See! No. 2 at box office -$43M [*"**%] Angels And Demons-Tom Hanks stars In this mystery about a secret society out to destroy the Catholic Church. Worth Seeing! Too long 2hrs/20 mins. [***112] Star Trek -The U.S.S. Enterprise goes back to .the beginning. Grade A special effects/ Enjoyed it! [J X-Men Origins: Wolverine -This Marvel comic book movie tells the story of Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) violent and romantic past. Expected more! {*"**} _. '-, Obsessed-Beyonce stars in this drama aboul her husband (ldris'Eiba) being stalked by a temp worker (Ali Larter): Rainforest Films (St. Pete/Will PackerStomp The Yard) produces another blockbuster. 4th week at box office-,$63M. [*"**%] The Soloist-Oscar-worthy Jamie Foxx plays a mentally ill musical genius who happens to be homeless. A L.A. reporter (Robert Downey, Jr.) tries to save him from the streets. [*j State qf Play Russell Crowe stars in this crime thriller about a journalist investigating a series of murders. Worth seeing! [*"**%] The Haunting In Connecticut-Based on a true story, a family moves into a house haunted by ghosts. Not for Kids. [***] Observe And Report -A mall security does whatever it takes to impress his girl. Surprisingly funny. [J Fast And Furious -A fast-paced action and adventure starring Vin Diesel. The best of the series. A must see! No. 1 at box office -$72.5M. [J Monsters vs; Aliens. -Your kids will love this one. [*j Knowing -A creepy, suspense/thriller starring Nicolas Cage. This movie could have been a classic but the ending was disappointing. No. 1 at box office-$27M. Worth seeing! [***112] Duplicity -A comedy/spy caper that was too long (2 hrs/5 mins) and confusing until the end. You can pass on this one. [**) RATINGS **** -Ver y Good I -Good I ** -Average I -Wait For Video liiWavne Mourns Michael Jackson's Death ULWAYNE The world continues to cope with the death of Michael Jackson, and though the King of Pop has passed away, his undying influence reigns supreme. Jackson was a worldwide phenomenon who broke race, gender, culture and age bar riers, and was regarded as arguably the greatest entertainer in any genre. Celebrities and fans alike have been reaching out to M1V to pay their respects. "I personally can't believe it," Lil Wayne said. "But it's more unfortunate for the world of music .... My love goes out to his family .... A sad day in history, not [just] music." One of the artists of today that has garnered the most comparisons to .. a young Michael Jackson is Chris Brown. Like Jackson, Brown has been called a "complete package," combin ing fashion sense, singing and dancing talent. Brown paid an amazing homage to the timeless icon at the 2 oo 7 MTV Video Music Awards, mimicking MJ's iconic moves. "Michael Jackson is the reason why I do music and why I am an entertainer," Brown said in a statement. "I am devastated by this great loss, and I will continue t 50 Cent Pavs Tribute To Michael Jackson' 50 Cent is the first artist to pay tribute to Michael Jackson in song since the King of Pop died Thursday. 50 released the first two records from his mixtape Forever King on Friday morning (June 26). The-first, "Respect It or Check It N--a," is vintage hard-core 50. He talks about coming up in the streets as a youngster and how he has evolved, and adds at the end, "Rest in peace to Michael Jackson ... You n--as need me, man. I might have to start moonwalking. A couple of dance moves and sh-, might be some sh-called 'Billie Jean Is My Lover.' rm socEND. nl' back, n--a!" The second song is called "Where You Are," and it takes directly from Jackson's historic catalog. The G-Unit General raps over the 1972 track "I Wanna Be Where You Are." Rappers' Fiancee, Ex-Wife Star In New Realitv S-ow ATLANTA--Tameka "Tiny" Cottle wants to jump start her career while taking care of a house full of kids and dealing with her fiance, rapper T.I., serving time in an Arkansas prison. Antonia "Toya" Carter is trying to get her life back on track after a tumultuous divorce from rapper -Lil Wayne. They are best friends, two women who can relate to parenting alongside two of hip-hop's biggest stars. Now, both have united for their own reality show on BET called "Tiny &Toya;" which begins June 30. TAMEKA CO'rrLE And ANfONIA CARTER outside of their high-profile relationships. ,, "We're trying to create our own identity," says Carter,., :a c C'... c: !< 1\) 0 0 CD ., r-0 tn m z -t z m r;m c: r r-gJ z .,. c: m r-u; ::z:: m c m < m -t c: m tn :a> z c ,The half-hour; eightepisode series delves into the personal lives of Cottle and Carter, who are both seek ing to define themselves professionally as individuals who was married to Lil Wayne for two years._ "We're letting people know what we're really all about. We're trying to get our busi nesses up and running and just having fun the way we live life for ourselves." c i.-C) m 1\) ..... I m


0) g Read All About It N M' ::: "") >=<( c a: u.. c a: u.. c z < c UJ w ::: .... > a: w > w c w ::1: UJ ::J m ::: Q, z i= w ..... ...1 ::: m I ...I w z i= z w UJ < c a: 0 ...1 I.L Today' s Birthday: Deleg ate the management of a hothead to somebody else. Hire a coach who will whip your team i nto shape and inspire them to do more than expected. You can provide support and com fort ; let somebody else do the yelling Cancer (June 22-July 22) Somebody else can end an awkward relationship better th an you can. You're too reluc t an t to say anything rude. Leo (july 23-Aug. 22) Your bosses are pleased by your goqd,'fmaginative work. If they -seem to be yelling at you, i t s enthusiasm, not anger. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -A loved one's suggestion works out well. You gain the support you need to take ac t i on in a new area. You'll do f ine Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) A l though you're a good nego t i ator conditions are tough for that now. Take a break and set up a long-range plan. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Your studying is paying off. A fabulous discovery gives you the information you need to win the argument. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec 21) -Invest in your busin e ss now. If you don't have one, se t one up. It's easier than you might think. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 1 9) -You and your partner a r e getting hard to beat. You read each other's thoughts. This is a great advantage. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 1 8) -No need to talk about what you've discovered. It's going to cause controversy, and you don't need more of that. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Friends are a source of inspi ration and motivation. Best to hang around with people you trust and respect. Aries (March 21-April 19) Proceed with caution. Some thing unstable is likely to fall over. You'd be wise to wait a n d see what it is. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Get out for a change of scene. A new place for lunch will up grade your attitude. You're not depressed, you're bored. Gemini (May 21-June 21) You have things in storage that may be worth cashing in. If you need an extra cushion, sell something you're not using. Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1 The E.N.D ..................................... The Black Eyed Peas 2. Refapse ............................................................ Eminem 3. Classique .................................................. Will Downing 4. Epiphany ............................................. Chrisette Michele 5. The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper ............... Pleasure P 6. Let. The Truth Be Told ................................... Laura lzabor 7 In A Perfect World .......................................... Kerl Hilson 8. The Esctatic ...................................................... Mos Def 9. Congo Square .......... .................................. Teena Marie 10. Deeper Than Rap ......................................... Rick Ross 11. Intuition ........................................................ Jamie Foxx 12. Tear Gas The Jacka 13. Uncle Charlie ......................................... Charlie Wilson 14. Blackoutl2 .............................. Method Man & Redman 15. I Am ... Sasha Fierce ........................................ Beyonce 16. No Security ........................ ; ................... : D-Biock 17. The Point Of It All ............................. Anthony Hamilton 18. Back On My B.S ...... : .............................. Busta Rhymes 19. Love V/S Money ........................................... The-Dream 20. The Last Kiss ......................... : .................... : Jadakiss Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1 Best I Ever Had ...................................................... Drake 2. Knock You Down ............ ; ................. Kerl Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne Yo 3. Every Girl ................................................... Young Money 4. Birthday Sex ................ : .................... ................. Jeremlh 5. Ego ......................... ............. ........ : ................... Beyonce 6.1 Need A Giri ........ ; ... : ................ : ....... Trey Songz Pretty Wings ......................... ......... : .................... Maxwell 8 Blame lt ; Jamle Foxx Featuring T-Paln 9. Wetter {Calling You Daddy) ..................................... Twista 10. Last Chance .......................................... ; ......... Ginuwine 11. Always Strapped .................. Birdman Featuring Lll Wayne 12. Boyfriend #2 Pleasure P 13. Swag Surfn' Fast Life Yungstaz (F.L. Y.) 14. Halle Berry {She's Fine) ........... Hurricane Chris Featuring Superstarr 15. On The Ocean ... ................................................... K 'Jon m 16. sobeautlful ................................. ; .......... mlislc soulchild 17. Break Up ....... Marlo Featuring Guccl Mane & Sean Garrett w 18. Trust ............................... Keyshla Cole Duet With Monica CJ 19. Not Anymore ...................................................... LeToya 20. Eplphany .................. ......................... Chrlsette Michele ALL MY CHILDREN: Tad voiced strong opposi tion, but didn't take action, when Liza confessed to him that she's faking her pregnancy to pass off Amanda's baby as her own. Meanwhile, Amanda convinced David that their baby died. David drowned his sorrows, and when Krystal drove him home, she was involved in a car accident. Frankie agreed to more surgery to try to repair his hands. Annie got sentenced to house arrest, and Adam of fered to let her stay at the mansion, informing JR that he and Little Adam will have to move out so that Annie isn't around a child. When Kendall appealed to Zach and Ryan for help in staying out of jail, Zach intended to go after the DA, Henry North. Coming: Adam's gain is Aidan's loss. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Craig believed Carly when she said she's through drinking, and con vinced Jack not to make her take a breathalyzer test, which would have confirmed the presence of alcohol. Meg saw Dusty and Bonnie in a kiss and told Damian she needed to see that to move on with her life. With Casey refusing to accept Riley, Margo asked Riley to leave for the sake of her family. Grateful for Hunter's help in reuniting her with Larry, Alison supported him on a visit to his mother, Au rora, who had suffered a stroke. Larry told Emily he doesn't recall having her eggs transferred away from Oakdale. Luke got money from Damian to help Noah make his film. Henry dressed in drag to con front Vienna on the TV show and unexpectedly ended up as a regular on the program. Coming: AI ison ma k es a decision that impacts Casey. BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie denied the obvious and assured Taylor that Ridge's feelings for her aren't the result of drug taking. Arranging a ro mantic dinner for Ridge and Taylor, Stephanie warned Brooke to stay away. Overjoyed by Owen's departure from Jackie M, Nick proposed to Bridget. Clarke's words made Jackie momentarily doubt the wisdom of marrying Owen, who asked for his job back. Convinced that Owen is only out to get Jackie's money, Nick gave his mother an ultimatum: choose him or Owen. Pam came up with a plan to be a "The Price Is Right" as a way to drum up business for Forrester, but Donna was picked instead. Steffy put another condition on her and Rick's relationship. Coming: Taylor's words provoke a surprising reaction. poses, Claudia supported the decision that Michael live with Carly. However, Michael's violent impulses spun out of control and Jax walked in to witness an outburst against Carly. Ric told Sonny that he (Ric) could be the father of Claudia's baby. Claudia in tended to have Jason eliminated when he went to a business meeting with Johnny, that took place deep in the woods. Trying to help Matt, Patrick ended up also being named in the malpractice suit filed by Sri anna's family. Meanwhile, Andrea Floyd, the mayor's wife, asked Patrick to quickly settle the suit to avoid a scandal. Ethan made it clear to Rebecca that he's in charge. Coming: Michael's behavior prompts a big decision. GUIDING LIGHT: Phillip bribed the judge to sen. tence James to community service, only to have l James call his father a hypocrite and reinforce his l. hatred. Hearing Natalia admit that she's in love wit h Olivia, Rate couldn't accept the relationship a n d r opted to stay with Frank. Bill and Lizzie a nnou nced their departure from Spaulding-Lewis. Confronted by Christina about the diamonds, Remy admitted to taking the gems but decided to get rid of them and flushed them down the toilet. Jeffrey came up with a plan, aided by Josh, to make him appear guilty of Edmund's murder, while he fled the country to search for Edmund. Dinah joined him, intending to draw Edmund out by making him believe that Lara is still alive. Coming: With Jeffrey gone, Josh fights the urge to be close to Reva ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Cole bought pills from Asher and was about to throw them away when a cop ar rested him for drug possession, leading to a prison sentence. Marcie SUIP.rised Starr with the admission that she knows Starr is ready to be a mother to Hope. Trying to learn the identity of Shane's bone marrow donor, Gigi made an abortive attempt to se duce Kyle, who offered her a deal. Meanwhile, Schuyler sensed that Roxy knows more about Stacy than she's saying. Blair and Tea admitted that Todd was the love of their lives. The judge gave Todd and Blair.custody of their children but said they must l ive together, which Todd further complicated by sug gesting that Tea live with them. Rachel was sur prised by a kiss from Shaun. Coming: Markko won't let his parents keep him apart from Langston. YOUNG AND RESTLESS: After learning that Violet Montgomery wasn't even in town when Cane ... was born, Nina was certain that Cane is not who he claims to be. When Nina ordered an exhumation of Phillip Ill's body to test for a disease that might be af feoting Phillip IV, Cane placed a frantic call to Lang-ley. Nina fainted when she learned there was no body in Phillip's casket. Victor caught Adam playing a recording of Sabrina and demanded Adam leave his door unlocked from now on. As Adam called Dr. Taylor for more Botox to use on his eyes, a disturbDAYS OF OUR LIVES: With the DiMeras ready to end the feud, Stephanie agreed to Philip's request and didn't tell the police about EJ's role in her ab duction. Stephanie later found a note Philip was hid ing and l earned wh a t he's keeping from her. A panicked Nicole acted surprised when EJ revealed that he's Grace's father. EJ served Sami with papers that gave him temporary custody of Johnny. Max of fere d Melanie the chance to move to London but she declined after being smitten with Maggie's grandson, Nathan, a med school graduate working at the hospital. Mia freaked when she saw Chad. Kate's thirst fo r revenge led her to examine informa tion about the death of Daniel's ex-wife Rebecca. Coming: Chad's not about to let Mia forget him. ing package arrived for Ashley. The real agent Aucker found the money-filled briefcase and ar rested Jana and Daniel. Chloe threw her wedding ring in Billy's face. Mac told Raul she can't marry him. Devon had a fantasy of kissing Tyra. Coming: GENERAL HOSPITAL: To serve her own purMac makes a s acrifice for Delia's sake. JUST FOR KIDS AUDIENCE BIG TOP CANNON QRCUS. Q.OWNS COSTUMES O.AAING mJMRW. E.UPHAHTS GRI!AT. HIGH WIRE HORSES INTERMISSION LIONS MAIWJP MUSIC PARADE POODI..S POPCORN RINGMASTER RltGi SAWDUST SEQ.UINS SHOW SPOTUGHT TENT. 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POLK COUNTY NEWS :::c c )> c.. Happy birthday wish to the following July celebrants. Also, happy anniversary to the July celebrants. Birthday celebrants in Lakeland and Tampa are: Gladys Williams, Arthur Johnson,GA,Soulman "Bob" (Popular Tampa D.J. Hello!), Miss Juli McShay, Ms. Stacie Williams and Ms. Nedra Butler. Also celebrating their natal days this month are: Bernice Smith-Smith, James Horton, PecolaWeaver,, Kimberly Harris and Claretha S. Conners. Yours truly, Gabbing With Gloria columnist, Gloria L. Jennings turns 73 years young on July 26th. New. Mt. Zion M.B.Church Happy birthday: Tracey Taylor, Marilyn Terry, Judy Fields and Courtney Quary. Shaw-Nuf Talk sends condolences to all fans, fami ly members and friends of the late Michael Joseph Jackson. Over the past few days, there has been so much said ... some good, some bad, some ugly, some otherwise. And through it all, my prayers and concerns have focused on his immediate family ... especially Katherine Jackson, his mother and his young chil dren, Prince Michael I, Paris and Prince Michael II. New Principal Named At Jewett The vacancy, which was created by the recent retire ment of Edith Henderson, former principal of Jewett School of the Arts in Winter Haven, has been filled by the current Assistant Principal of the school, Tracy Nelson. Nelson has worked in the Polk County School System for eleven years, starting as an Instructor at Davenport Elementary School in 1998. In 2004, she was appointed as Jewett's Assistant Principal. The appointment of Nelson was recommended by Polk County School District Gail Pilwm Rest F. w. Baptist Church Bishop Henry Rodmon, Sr., Pastor and members extend birthday greetings to: Bennie Branton, Eva Laneair, Pauline McDougal, Earline Willis, Loretta Sims, Jack Branton, Gwendolyn Coleman, Neuretha Thomas and Travis Phillips. Happy anniversary to: Bennie and Sandra Branton, and Willis and Loretta Sims. / Greater St. Paul M. B. I. Church Dr. N. S. Sanders, Pastor and congregation send birthday wishes to: Sammie McMillon, Patricia Sullivan, Deacons Lennon Dunn, Anderson Williams, Perry King, Ruth N. Black and Doris Hicks. Weekly Hellos Greetings. go out to: 'Old Courthouse Celebrates Its Centennial They traveled from all areas of the county to attend the outdoor feast that cele brated the 100 years of the Old Polk County Courthouse in Bartow, Florida. The rain didn't hinder the festive spirit of the event. Citizens enjoyed a barbecue dinner while listening to the sounds of the Bayside Brass Quintet. Some of those who shared history and fond memories were: Polk County Commissioner Ed Smith, Polk County Commis sioner Randy Wilkinson, Tom Muir, Curator-Polk County Historical Museum; Lea Thomas, Assistant County Manager; and Director of the Polk County Historical and Genealogical Library, J9e Spann. Spann shared a reading from a 1909 edition of the Courier Informant Newspaper, .which focused on the importance of the clock, which is located on the dome of the courthouse. It was reported that the com munity 'timed their lives' by that clock; and that citizens still call-in today, if its time is not correct. Geraldine Horne, Helen Mallard, Geneva Ware, Sis. Armentra McMillon (WWAB Radio Personality), Ms. Caretta Zeigler, Cora Gatlin, Cherlyn Jones, Joyce Gamble, Rose Bell, Barbara Seabron (Tandem Rehab Center), Mildred and Van Alexander, and Alexander Jenkins. 109th Anniversary Celebration Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Sister/Miss Aarica Ardis, Deacon and Sister James McCraw, Program Chairperson, the Youth Night Program was held June 10, 2009, at 7 p. m. The program was as follows: Devotion -Marlon Brown, Alyerron Sanders and Joe Knight, Call To Worship -Rev. John G. Hooks, Welcome-Daneisha Ware, Occasion -Kaylan May, Praise Dance "I Worship You"-Harmony Youth Praise Dancers, Selections by com bined choirs, Offering/Offertory Prayer -Pastor Hooks, Introduction of Guest Pastor-Min. Joe Griffin, Selections Mt. Olive Mass Choir, The Preached Word-Rev. Hugh Strafford, Pastor of Mt. Agency Hosts Residents Meeting The Lakeland Housing Authority (LHA) hosted its monthly Residents' Meeting for residents of Gober Villa on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at the Gober Villa Community Center. The facilitator of the meeting was Rodney Ford, Resident Services Coordina tor. Other LHA team mem bers in attendance were: Vanessa Johnson, Jenny Lopez and Veronica Ledford. Some of the topics of dis cussion were recreational and education outings for the month remainder of the month, Movie Day and the computer lab schedule. Residents were also afforded the opportunity to voice their concerns and/ or suggestions as it relates to Public Housing. Residents who attended were: Dorothy Sanders, Cookie Baldwin, Maxine Duvalt, Minnie Shirden, Mildred Graham, Bessie R. Smith, Nannette Campbell, Mabel Pickett, Erma Rivera, Charles Wallace, Judy Mas, Lala Collins, Betty Hills, Karen Hoard and Josie Canty. Lillie Brown,' President and Pierre Calixte, Parliamentarian, Officers of the Lakeland Housing Authority's Resident Advisory Association were also in attendance. These monthly meetings serve as a tool of communica tion between the agency and Olive M. B. Church, Medulla. The Young Minister is a for mer member of Greater St. Paul M. B. I. Church, Rev. N. S. Sanders where Hugh grew spiritually under each pastor. He is also a graduate of Florida Memorial University, Miami. The program concluded with an Invitation to Discipleship, Remarks and Acknowledgements Deacon and Sister McCraw, and Remarks and Benediction-Pastor John G. Hooks. The theme was, "Each One Reach One: Growing Together In Christ," 1 Cor. 3:6-7 and Col. 2:19. NewMt:Zion M. B. Church News Dr. William L. Sheals was the guest preacher at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church, 1321 N. Webster Avenue, Lakeland, on Sunday, June 28, 2009, during the 11 a. m. service. Dr. Sheals is a renowned speaker who has been cited extensively for his civic lead ership and service, including most recently, being named the 2002 Ambassador of Reconciliation and Goodwill of Israel and 2003 Friend of Israel Award, Israel Diplomatic Network from the the to whom it pro vides housing services. Congratulations, Polk Cotmty Teams! Recently, Polk County youth fast-pitch softball teams captured three state titles. The Lakeland Thunder and The Winter Haven Angels each won Independent Softball Association A-state titles. The Auburndale Cobras were the victors bringing home the National Softball Association's B state title (18 and under division). It was reported that Pitchers Jessica Eiland, Jessica Sheffield and Shelby Shirah gave up only eight runs in six games. Congratulations to all! Way to go, teams! Happy Anniversary Wishes for a HAPPY ANNIVERSARY are extended to Charles and Brenda Shaw of Lakeland who will celebrate their 2nd year of marital bliss on July 7th. May the Lord continue to bless this union! Birthday Shaw-Nqf Talk extends Happy Birthday(wishes to Little Miss Christian Dickerson of Lakeland, who celebrates her 9th birthday on Friday, July 3rd (TODAY)! Christian is a 3rd grade stu dent at N.E. Roberts Elementary School. Love you much Christian! Happy Birthday! to Lakeland Gent' Coach c: Southeast Office of the Consulate General, Atlanta, .5-J GA. N He is the Senior Pastor of Hopewell M. B. Church in Norcross. GA, a church with nearly 18,000 members on the roll, a credit union, -Christian Academy (grades Pre-K-12th), an adult fitness center, senior citizens center, mall, child development cen-ter and an onsite Bible College. Dr. Sheals is a native of Lakeland, and while in Lakeland, he was best known for his position as Assistant Director of the Lakeland Housing Authority and Announcer f D. J. for WONN Radio Station. Congratulations to Ms. 0 0 (Q Beverly Boatwright, Activity Coordinator of New Mt. Zion M B. Church, Lakeland, who spearheaded ., rthis maminoth program. 0 Gloria's Things & Other Things Quotes No one is perfect in this imperfect world. PATRICE LUMUBA Living together is not an art. WILLIAM PICKENS Heritage: The fruit must have a stem before it grows. JABO PROVERB, Liberia :::c en m z -1 z m m c: r r-!!l z "'tt Mozell Axson who will celeffi brate his natal day on July r6th! Belated birthday wishes en are extended to Lakeland ffi Gent' 'Tony' Small C (June 18th) and Haines City m Gent' Sherman Dickerson < (June 25th). Shaw-Nuf Talk hopes that each of your days are/were with the m dhesires odf your hearts! May t e Lor continue to bless you with many, many more birthdays! c Shaw-Nq{Shout-out ., This week's Shaw-Nuf :::C Shout-out goes out to any and all graduates of the < Auburndale High School Class of 1977! Who said that reunions can happen only every ten years? If you are a member of the AHS Class of '77, please call Mozell Axson at (863) 944-4906 or Shaw-Nqf (Cynthia ZornShaw) at (863) 513-8437. We need to hear from you! Talk to Shaw-Nuf Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from you. Share news and/or photos of your cele brations, sp'ecial events, com munity events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, family reunions, class reunions, etc., With the read ership of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin with Shaw-Nqf Talk by sending an e-mail to: shawnuftalk@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437 Shaw-Nuf Talk will share your exciting news with the readership!


en 0 0 N M' ::J ..., c a: LL c a: LL c z <( c C/) w ::J I-f;: w > w c w :I: C/) ::i m ::J a.. z tu ..J ..J ::J m ...:. w z i= z w C/) a: 0 ..J LL m N Polk County News BAMS Celebrates 2008-2009 School Year Achievements The principal and staff members of Berkley Accelerated Middle School (BAMS) in Auburndale, recognized the academic and athletic achievements of its stu dents during the last couple of weeks of the 2008-2009 school year. BAMS sports programs include: tennis, flag football, competitive cheer leading, basketball and soccer. During the academic awards ceremony, students received awards in the areas of Most Improved, Excellence and Student of the Year in the subjects of Geography, Algebra, Mathematics, Intensive Mathematics, Science, Language Arts, Reading, Art and Chorus, Drama, Physical Education, Performing Arts, Spanish I and II, Critical Thinking, Family and Consumer Science and Media Production. There were also awards given for Perfect Attendance, E-Team, History Fair, Spelling Bee, Poetry, Anthology, Grade Point Average 4.0 and 3.5-3.9, National Junior Honor Society Inductees, Citizenship, Presidential Awards, Duke University Talent Award, Principal's Award and BAMS Boy & Girl of the Year. The Berkley Knights Boys Varsity Basketball team had a stellar season, finishing with an undefeated (10-0) record for the year. A banner was presented to the team, which will later be displayed on the gymnasium wall offame. Jill !Bolender serves as Principal ofBAMS. (Photos by Shaw-Nuf) Student athletes Michael McCoy (center) and brother, Julian McCoy with their mother at the BAMS Sports Awards Ceremony. BAMS students celebrating their athletic recognitions. Elizabeth Smith presented the Sc;,ience "Most Improved Student" award to Michael Shaw II Coach Deanna Hovious was commended for taking the BAMS sports program to greater heights. 'She Knows Where She's Going' Awards luncheon The 2009 'She Knows Where She's Going' Awards Luncheon, hosted by Girl's Inc. of Lakeland was held recently. Program participants were: Michael Tamney, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Girls. Inc., Lakeland; Dr. Judith Ponticell, USF Polytechnic; Antonisha Williams, Kathleen High School; Junior League of Greater Lakeland; and closing remarks by Chandra Frederick, Chairperson and Kay Fields, President and CEO. _, ... .. Alshameque Gray received the President's Education Awards Program's "Outstanding Academic Excellence" award. w (!J Presiding Dr. Judith Ponticell, University of South Florida Polytechnic. Alice O'Reilly, Viste Executive Director and Frank O'Reilly, Polk County School Board member.


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