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Cats jump out to 3-0 behind Ruise shooting

Johnathan Lamb goes up for a shot.The BCHS Wildcat basketball team got a pair of high-scoring wins this week over Newberry and Baldwin. The Cats remain undefeated in the early season with a 3-0 record.

Charles Ruise Jr. lit up the basket for 34 points as BCHS defeated Newberry 60-43 at home on November 27. After scoring 10 points in the first half, Ruise exploded for 24 in the second half as the Wildcats blew open the game.

Early on, the long ball was giving BCHS the most joy. Ruise, Jesse Gardner, Kaylyn Holmes and Cameron Mack all nailed three point shots as BCHS outscored Newberry 21-10.

Newberry couldn’t manage to dig out of the first quarter hole and BCHS led by 31-20 at the halftime break. They extended the lead in the third period as Ruise heated up to a 47-30 edge and cruised to the end.

Ruise led all scorers. Johnny Lamb had 10 points on the inside and Gardner had 7 to lead BCHS.

Both teams were burning up the floor on Thursday night, November 29, as BCHS beat Baldwin 79-73 in an exciting home game November 29. Ruise had 25 points and Brandon Lewis, Gardner and Mack were in double figures for BCHS in a game that flipped back and forth on the scoreboard.

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Kudos to all those who saved her sanity

The daytime crowd at the pre-Christmas parade festival downtown.I had a life changing experience Saturday night. It’s a long story but suffice to say I am so glad I live in Baker County and we have a fantastic set of deputies and firemen working here.

My 4-year-old wandered off from my family while I was gone to retrieve my older child at the end of the Christmas Parade. From the time I learned he was missing till he was found seemed like forever, but it was only 13 minutes. A myriad of emotions washed over me in that time frame — what was he wearing; how do I tell his dad?

I was trying to think of where he might have gone. Was he trying to go to the fire station or was he hungry and went to the food booths? Had someone taken him and was he in one of the hundreds of cars trying to leave the area or would someone not see him in the dark and run over him?

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Floy Lee Foster, 77, of Glen dies

Floy Lee Foster, 77, of Glen St. Mary, Florida died on December 1, 2012 at W. Frank Wells Nursing Home with family by her side. She was born in Macclenny on November 9, 1935 to the late James Morris Johnson and Mittie Dugger Johnson. Floy was a lifelong resident of Baker County, Florida and attended the Christian Fellowship Temple.

For many years she was a homemaker and caretaker who enjoyed playing Bingo, garage selling and tending to her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of more than 50 years, Richard Dexter Foster, and her sister Eloise Bryant.

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Jordan Sommise, victim of accident

Jordan Alexis Sommise, 14, a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, died in a vehicle accident in Baker County on December 1, 2012.

Jordan was originally from Glen St. Mary and a member of Normandy Park Baptist Church, where she was active in the youth group. She loved country music, mud bogging and was a social butterfly who loved spending time with family and friends. She was loved by so many people.

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