Charlotte sun herald

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Charlotte sun herald
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Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
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Sun herald
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Charlotte Harbor, FL
Sun Coast Media Group- Robert E. Lee - Publisher - Jim Gouvellis - Executive Editor
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Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
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THE SUNCrosswords ........10 Viewpoint ...........8 Opinion ...............9 Police Beat ........10OUR TOWNCalendar ..............2 Religion .........1,4-5 Classifieds ......7-14NEWS WIREComics/Puzzles ....5-7 Nation ..............3,4 State ...................2 World ..................2SPORTSLocal Sports ........3 Lottery ................2 Sports on TV ........2 Weather ..............8 PARADE BALLOONS FLY A LITTLE LOW AS HISTORIC COLD GRIPS NYCSpongeBob, Charlie Brown, the Grinch and other big balloons were cleared for takeoff just before the Macys Thanksgiving Day Pa rade. The 21 degrees at the start made it one of the coldest Thanksgivings in the city in decades. See The News Wire Vol. 126 | Issue No. 327 AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY $1.50 AN EDITION OF THE SUNFriday, November 23, 2018High 80 Low 61Mostly sunnyPulitzer Prize winner2016 7 05252000258 CHARLIE SAYSLet the Christmas music begin!CALL US ATDAILY $1.50 FIND US ONLINE CHARLOTTE SUN941-206-1000www.yoursun.comINDEX By ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITORThere are just some things shoppers can get on Dearborn Street that arent sold in big-box stores. Just ask Karen Tyree, owner of Ivys on Dearborn, 446 W. Dearborn St. I sell jewelry from local artists like Jay Rossi, whose bead work is stunning,Ž said Tyree, an ardent supporter of Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is the day after Black Friday. Its a day individual shop owners across the country gear up to attract customers. It was originally marketed by American Express in 2010, and is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, during the years busiest shopping periods. Last year, U.S. consumers reportedly spent an estimated $85 billion-plus at independent retailers and restaurants during the week of Small Business Saturday, according to American Express. Tyree and other merchants on West Dearborn Street „ as well as Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port, Venice and other parts of Englewood „ are all in. We are going to have great markdowns,Ž she said. Customers can enter to win a $50 gift certi“cate.Ž Tyree said its important for her and neighboring retailers to participate in Small Business Saturday beginning about 10 a.m. Her shop will be decorated with Small Business balloons and memorabilia. Its a great day to see new faces,Ž she said. Small business owners showcase our shops, show off new merchandise for holiday gift giving and give our patrons one-on-one customer service.Ž Tyree and about 25 other Dearborn Street owners will remain open Saturday from 4 p.m. to about 7 p.m., when the day morphs into a Welcome to DearbornŽ evening. Anyone who registers for this free event gets a wristband (from a table at the intersection of Magnolia and Dearborn street),Ž she said. We give each shopper a map of the participating businesses. Theres also a shuttle for customers from stores up and down the street. Each store has something different and unique to offer,Ž she said. Its another great way to meet small business owners, shop their sales, buy custom gifts and support your local small businesses. Visitors will enjoy Small businesses ready for Saturday shoppersSUN PHOTO BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCheryl Placko, a volunteer with Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary, arranges a shelf in time for Small Business Saturday along Dearborn Street in Englewood.Shop Small in North Port The Bobcat Market is celebrating Small Business Saturday by offering vendor booths for free from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The market features a variety of small business owners including ones who sell homemade barbecue, cupcakes, goat milk and Shea butter soaps, natural, essential and organic oils, stuffed animals, artists, a thirty one representative, fresh fish, plants and more. Its at North Port High School, 6400 W. Price Blvd., in North Port. SATURDAY | 4 By LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERBeth Forbes was going to spend her Thanksgiving watching TV. Instead, Forbes was invited by a friend to come to Port Charlottes First Alliance Church to enjoy dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy with other guests. Everyones just been very kind,Ž Forbes said. Everything was so good, too.Ž Forbes sat with Jean Fridley and Bertha Dunkak, who had also been invited by a friend who delivered meals to those who couldnt make it to the church. Volunteers Linda and Mac MacNeil sat with the three ladies, enjoying some of the dinner as well. Several area churches worked together to provide free Thanksgiving dinners to their neighbors Thursday afternoon. Spearheaded by North Ports New Hope, which has served Thanksgiving meals for 10 years to 1,300 people, First Alliance Church, Englewoods Christ Lutheran Church, North Ports Wellspring Church and Port Charlottes Go Church were part of a coordinated effort to serve dinner to whoever wanted to celebrate. Several other churches, like Gulf Cove United Methodist in Englewood, also served dinners to anyone who was hungry. We just want to get to know our neighborsŽ Churches serve food, fellowship on Thanksgiving SUN PHOTO BY CHRIS PORTERPreparing a lovely assortment of pies at Gulf Cove United Methodist Church are volunteers Cindi Christenson, Kris Grein and Judy Boyer. In addition to the traditional pumpkin and apple, varieties included chocolate, lemon and coconut almond.3,000 servings of instant mashed potatoes225 turkeys70 pumpkin pies1,500 full tummies SUN PHOTO BY TIM KERNFollow the turkeyLeft: A festive Genie and John Zimmerman are loving their time together on Thanksgiving morning at the Turkey Trot in Englewood. Far left: BMX cyclist Amanda Carr led 800-plus runners through the turkey trot in Punta Gorda dressed like none other than the bird itself.See page 5 to see the winners of Thursdays area Turkey Trot eventsPHOTO BY JERRY BEARD CHURCHES | 4 HOW MUCH FOOD WAS THERE?


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Mail subscription rates: Rates as follows (advance payment required): 7 Days 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $154.07 $276.35 $492.11 Sunday Only 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $71.89 $144.61 $243.54Above rates do not include sales tax.Single Copy rates Daily $1.50 Sunday $3.00 Unclaimed account balances under $10, inactive for 15 months, will be used to purchase newspapers for classroom use. Sun Newspapers CUSTOMER SERVICE POLICY Delivery should be expected prior to 6:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday. Redelivery hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Customer Service hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Friday; Saturday 7a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; and Sunday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Call Customer Service for our current specials. To subscribe or to report any problems with your service, please call or visit your local office. Charlotte: 941-206-1300 23170 Harborview Road, Port Charlotte Englewood: 941-681-3000 120 W. Dearborn St., Englewood North Port: 941-429-3000 13487 Tamiami Trail, North Port DeSoto: 863-494-0300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204 108 S. Polk Avenue, Arcadia Publisher ..................................................Glen Nickerson ..............941-205-6400 Executive Editor........................................Jim Gouvellis .................941-206-1134 Circulation Director ..................................Mark Yero ......................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor.........................................Craig Garrett .................863-494-3925 Charlotte Sun Editor .................................Garry Overbey ...............941-206-1143 North Port Sun Editor ...............................Scott Lawson ................941-429-3002 Englewood Sun Publisher ........................Carol Y. 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Sarasota Bay Watch will release the last of 250,000 clams this fall. Plans are also in the works for more releases in 2019. A crew from Mote Marine Lab told ABC7 that the clams put into the bay earlier this year before the recent red tide bloom are doing well. Mote conducted a study in Summer 2018 to find out if filter-feeding marine life could reduce the effects of red tide. According to the University of Florida, clams and oysters can accumulate high levels of red tide toxins, then filter the toxins from their systems after several weeks. Thats why its not safe to eat clams, oyster or mussels that are affected by red tide.Group fights red tide with clams in Sarasota Bay By STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITERENGLEWOOD „ Seor Smooth has returned to Englewood Beach. So have the sun-andfun seekers, filling the public beach parking lot by noon Wednesday. Since June, due to the persistent red tide blooms, the smoothie concession stand remained closed. Seor Smooth manager Kateri Clemons, who is also a substitute teacher in Charlotte County, reopened the stand Wednesday morning and was glad to be back mixing fresh fruit smoothies for beachgoers. I know its still there,Ž Clemons said of the toxic red tide algae. Im trying to be optimistic. Im just happy to be back.Ž She is wise to be cautiously optimistic. Charlotte County is also wise to keep up its signs at the public beach warning of the potential presence of red tide. For more than a week, Englewood and Manasota Key have enjoyed relatively clear days from the airborne toxins from the algae, dead fish and dark waters. When red tide algae cell counts increase to more than 100,000 per liter of water, humans can suffer respiratory and other ailments and killed fish, sea turtles, dolphins and other marine mammals start washing ashore. Southwest Florida „ from Pinellas County south to Collier County „ have experienced periodic red tide blooms in the Gulf since researchers starting detected intensifying blooms in October 2017. Since last weekend, counts have been low. But that could change. Red tide blooms are patchy and the concentrations are very dependent on wind directions and ocean currents,Ž said Michelle Kerr, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesperson. A strong, offshore northeast wind blew Wednesday morning. Westerly, onshore winds tend to blow red tide closer to shorelines. State researchers are not prepared to say the blooms are finally dissipating. High concentrations are still lingering offshore south of Englewood, Kerr cautioned. The Wildlife Commission posts the results of the most recent red tide water samples on As late as two weeks ago, high concentrations „ a million or more cells per liter of water „ were detected in Lemon Bay, Stump Pass, the southern tip of the Cape Haze peninsula and Boca Grande. Normally, the Wildlife Commission posts new red tide reports Wednesdays and Fridays. But with the Thanksgiving holiday, no report will be posted today. According Mote Marine Laboratorys Daily Beach Conditions Report at visitbeaches. org, people at Siesta Key in Sarasota and North Jetty in Nokomis experienced some respiratory irritations and a few fish washing ashore Tuesday morning. Venice and Manasota beaches received an allclear report from Mote Tuesday. To learn more about red tide, visit myfwc. com.Email: reilly@sun-herald.comBeaches clear of red tide, but intense bloom looms offshore Cant find it anywhere?Dont give up … check the Classifieds! *Subject to credit approval. 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018FROM PAGE ONE By GRAHAM BRINKTAMPA BAY TIMESYou probably know that many small retail businesses rely on the holiday shopping season to survive. Just how important is it? Consider this: In 2017, the best shopping day of the year was Black Friday, which brought in a little more than $3,000 in sales for the typical small retailer in Florida, compared to $1,706 for an average day. Dec. 22 ranked second. Dec. 23 came in third. In fact, nine of the top 10 shopping days fell between Thanksgiving and Christmas, according to some intriguing research from Womply, a provider of small business software. The “rms number crunchers studied the daily transaction records of 54,000 small, independent retailers across the nation, including 3,691 in Florida. Most of them had 10 to 25 employees and just one location. They broke the data down by revenue, the number of transactions and the average amount customers paid per transaction. In Florida, for instance, small retailers averaged $60,970 in December, slightly higher than the national average and $22,000 more than in September, the worst month. While many days during the holiday season ranked in Floridas top 40, Small Business Saturday came in at 106th. Cyber Monday came in at No. 45. Even so, the end-of-year holiday rush is, without a doubt, the single biggest money-making period for retailers across the country, as well as for retailers in Florida,Ž the report concluded. Beyond the holiday trends, the report delved into how we shop during the rest of the year, including how the days of the week have their own personalities. Saturdays boasted the most transactions on average „ about 17 „ but Fridays brought in slightly more money, a little less than $2,100. Sundays were the slowest for both transactions and revenue. Tuesdays were on the slower end in total sales, but people who did shop that day spent $142 per purchase, more than any other day of the week. Its a recurring trend in the report: Shoppers often spent more per purchase on the least busiest days. In addition, they spent less per purchase on the days that retailers made the most money. Sales and other deals explain some of the difference. Another factor: When shoppers plan to stop at several stores, they spend less at each store, but more overall. The two best weeks were the ones leading up to Christmas, similar to many other states. Floridas third best „ Feb. 26-March 4 „ was an outlier, for which you can thank Floridas popular late-winter tourist season. Tourism helped Floridas small retailers outpace the national average for sales in most months. The in”ux of guests throughout the year also helped take some of the burden off of the holiday season, compared to states that attract fewer tourists.Heres why the holiday shopping season is so important for Floridas small retailersSome other fun facts from the report: St. Patricks Day was the 17th best sales day for small retailers in 2017, better than Valentines Day (44) or Cinco de Mayo (61). Mothers Day (348) ranked slightly higher than Fathers Day (354). Some small businesses close early on Christmas Eve which helps explain why it came in at No. 301. Thanksgiving Day was super slow at No. 360, only slightly better than Christmas Day at No. 364. Bringing up the rear: Sept. 10, the day Hurricane Irma roared ashore, shutting down a large swath of the state. discounts, raf”e prizes, musical entertainment, and refreshments.Ž Brad Pike owns Off the Wave, 409 W. Dearborn St., and hopes to meet new customers at these events. We sell the 30A line collection called Dumpster Diver. Each shirt is made with eight recycled plastic bottles, shredded, and mixed with 30 percent cotton,Ž Pike said. They are so light and soft.Ž Sisters Unique Boutique, 407 W. Dearborn St., is another business ready to sell a new shipment of the inverted Smart Umbrellas and Nauti-Girl sterling silver jewelry and more at the event. Restaurants like Vino Loco Wine and Tapas Bar, 420 W. Dearborn St., will also stay open. They have musicians playing during the evening. This is our second year doing Shop Small,Ž Tyree said. Paradise Exclusive Real Estate, 200 W. Dearborn St., is giving away grab bags.Ž Dearborn Street shop owners will continue staying open later day each month for a new Welcome to DearbornŽ event. (They planned this months event to coincide with Small Business Saturday.) Over at Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary ReSale store, volunteer Cheryl Placko said customers may enjoy browsing the clothing racks, shoes and purses. We sell the clothes for $2,Ž she said. Its very reasonable. We also sell shoes for $2 and purses for $2 as well. We also have glassware, small kitchen items, bedding, cards, candles, paintings and jewelry. There are lots of great little “nds here. The money goes back into operating the EARS no-kill shelter on Dearborn. Its a great way to support our local small business and help animals get a new home.Ž Correspondent Chris Kourapis contributed to this article.Email: eallen@sun-herald.comSATURDAYFROM PAGE 1 Handmade jewelry by local artist Jay Rossi is one of the many unique gifts found at Ivys on Dearborn on Small Business Saturday. PHOTOS PROVIDEDBrad Pike, owner of O the Wave on Dearborn Street, sells the 30A line collection called Dumpster Diver. These shirts are made with recycled plastic bottles, shredded, and mixed with 30 percent cotton.BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL In 2017, the best shopping day of the year was Black Friday, which brought in a little more than $3,000 in sales for the typical small retailer in Florida, compared to $1,706 for an average day. First Alliance secretary Tina Eyster has been answering phones for the church all week regarding the event. There are so many people with no family or no ability to cook,Ž she said, citing elderly citizens as a major demographic wondering where to go this holiday. Ive spent my days this week crying, praying and loving on people ... their stories are so sad.Ž Luckily, though, those people were planning to join the church. The holidays are a hard time to be alone,Ž Eyster said. New Hope smoked over 200 turkeys Wednesday while First Alliance prepared the stuf“ng and mashed potatoes since 6 a.m. Thursday. We just want to get to know our neighbors,Ž said Jerry Couture, a leader of First Alliances outreach ministry. Anyone was welcome to the First Alliance Family Center Thanksgiving afternoon to grab dinner rolls, mashed potatoes, stuf“ng, gravy, turkey and a slices of pumpkin pie dolloped with whipped cream. Around 40 volunteers stirred pots, packaged potatoes, served turkey and sat and prayed with fellow guests. For one of the churchs elders, Jeff Reese, this event was a family affair, including him and his six children all taking photos, serving food and blowing up animal balloons. (Thanksgiving has) become my favorite holiday,Ž Reese said. The idea of having a day set aside to just think about what youre thankful for is really useful.Ž The church even boxed up and delivered 144 meals to people who could not attend the dinner at the church, Reese said. The church was hoping to serve 500 hungry neighbors this Thanksgiving, with a handful of volunteers postponing their home celebrations until today. Ive met the nicest people here,Ž said volunteer and church member Laura Yurs. Theres just lots of energy and were keeping each other going.Ž Were all about bringing people into the family around the holidays,Ž said Pastor Steve Tull.Email: Lhardaway@sun-herald.comCHURCHESFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY CHRIS PORTERIvan Engwis, 11, gets some personalized service from the volunteers at Christ Lutheran Church in Englewood on Thanksgiving Day. The church was one of “ve supplied by food from New Home Church in North Port. SUN PHOTO BY LIZ HARDAWAYFrom left to right: Volunteers Mac and Linda MacNeil sat with Bertha Dunkak, Jean Fridley and Beth Forbes Thursday afternoon. SUN PHOTO BY LIZ HARDAWAYAround 40 volunteers helped prepare and serve the Thanksgiving dinners. SUN PHOTO BY CHRIS PORTER John Teague, who organizes the Thanksgiving Day dinner at Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, and helper Je Carlson check out the sweet potato casserole Thursday morning. SUN PHOTO BY CHRIS PORTERPrepping the potatoes are volunteers Harold Grafe, Steve Beimer and Fred Boyer. SUN PHOTO BY CHRIS PORTEREnjoying their dinners at Christ Lutheran Church in Englewood are, from left, Dean and Cathy MacLeod, left, and Erma and David Forrester, right, with volunteer Maria Medina. The volunteers at the church served hundreds of meals on Thursday.


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 FAVORITE THANKSGIVING SIDE DISHES Mike Mansfield Amanda Carr Katrina Machado Tracy Pardue John Perez-Dunn Sweet potato casserole Green bean casserole Mac & Cheese Mashed potatoes Plantain casseroleBy LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERThanksgiving morning is usually a relaxed time for robes, slippers, turkey basters, heating ovens and getting the big ol bird ready. But, prior to enjoying those buttery mashed potatoes and other “xings, 800 Charlotte residents donned their running shoes to work up an appetite. Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity held its 20th annual Turkey Trot Thursday at the Florida Southwestern State College campus. Some sprinted, some walked, and one person came wearing an in”atable cooked turkey. Right at 7:30 a.m., BMX biker Amanda Carr, dressed as a turkey „ living, not cooked „ led the runners from the starting line like a charge to war.The WinnersTheres a lot of things you can choose to do with 16 minutes on Thanksgiving. Usually it takes 16 minutes to boil potatoes before you mash them. Some awkward family conversations that last a minute can feel like 16 minutes. But Port Charlotte High School senior John Perez-Dunn, 17, spent 16 minutes and 27 seconds completing a 5K Thanksgiving morning. The guys in front were just pushing and supporting each other to run a faster time,Ž Carr said. Twentyyear-old Chris Daniele came a fraction of a second after Perez-Dunn, who placed “rst in the males 20 to 24 group. Number 569 in the race, Perez-Dunn signed up for the Turkey Trot for the “rst time that morning. The cross-country season is over,Ž he said, sitting on the curb near the “nish line. I wanted to get one more race in.Ž Perez-Dunn didnt spend his 5K listening to music, but rather uses running as his getaway, he said. But after the racing was “nished, he was looking forward to celebrating the holiday. Im de“nitely going to grandmas house,Ž PerezDunn said, noting before he would nap and take a shower. Hes most excited for her plantain casserole, which is a homage to his Dominican roots. Meanwhile, 12-year-old Katrina Machado lay on the ground after “nishing “rst in the female overall race. It all hits at the end,Ž Machado said about her asthma. When running you dont notice it.Ž Machado “nished her Turkey Trot in 21 minutes and 15 seconds. Running since she was 8 years old, Machado has broken Woodland Middle Schools fastest mile record three or four times in her two years there, her parents Alex and Amy boasted. One thing you usually dont hear this holiday is someone say theyre not hungry (well, until theyve feasted) but Machado doesnt get hungry after running. Im hyper the whole day,Ž she said, looking forward to playing tag with her neighbors when she gets home. Though, shell still celebrate with turkey, corn and mac and cheese when the time comes.The Community$25,000 in donations, 800 runners and 40 volunteers later, Charlotte Countys Habitat for Humanity is closer to helping as many local families as they can. Its a great way to celebrate (the holiday),Ž Charlotte Countys Habitat for Humanity CEO Mike Mans“eld said. The goal by June is to have built 35 homes. So far the organization has closed on 10 homes and will close on “ve more in December, Mans“eld said. I truly think this is the best one wev e ever had,Ž Mans“eld said. Its a nice event that brings the community together,Ž Carr said. Special events coordinator Ellen Cardillo organized the event, and though the trot takes a lot of work, she said she has a great group. Theres a lot of support from the local community,Ž she said. Its a good oppor tunity to support something that I love,Ž said runner Gabrielle Reineck, the organizations senior director of outreach. You feel accomplished and can burn off that extra piece of pie.ŽEmail: lhardaway@sun-herald.comLOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSCHARLOTTE James P. CaseyJames P. Casey, 84, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. To send condolences, please visit www.charlottememorial. com.Robert E. LewisRobert E. EarlŽ Lewis, 85, of Punta Gorda passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2108. He was the son of Warren and Lillian Lewis, born March 15, 1933 in New Albany, IN. Earl was a medical doctor prior to retiring. He came to this area from Indianapolis in 2000 and was a member of Sonshine Baptist Church and the PG Elks Club. Earl was a Life Master Bridge Player and an avid Indianapolis Colts fan. Earl will be greatly missed by his daughters, Julie and Sara (Brent); sons, Mark (Rebekah) and Max (Kim); grandchildren, Frank, Whittley, Molly, Suzanne, Benjamin, Adam, Jacob, Zachariah, Joseph, Ian, Cora and Finn; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Caitlin, McKell, Rylee, Carter and Ellen. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Susan, in 2017. The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24 at Sonshine Baptist Church, with the service in celebration of Earls life following at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Charlotte County Humane Society. To express condolences to the family, please visit www. and sign the online guest book. Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services. I Loving MemoySidney R. Sid HolmApril 16, 1930 „ Nov. 23, 2013He was honest with himself and others, a man of his word. He received gratefully and gave quietly, He had gentle feelings but was strong enough to show his. He never saw the faults of others, only their goodness. He spoke out and paid homage to his fellow Veterans. He was a true gentleman and an admirable man. You are missed beyond measure and loved beyond words. by your wife Carolyn, family & friends. OBITUARY POLICYObituaries are accepted from funeral homes and crematories, and from families if accompanied by a death certificate. Full obituaries, notices of services, remembrances and death notices are subject to charges. Email the item for publication to; it must be accompanied by a phone number. For more information, call 941-206-1028. OBITUARIESThe fourth-annual Englewood Turkey Trot took place at Ann Dever Park on Thanksgiving morning. The family fun run 5K is hosted by Real Bikes of Englewood and bene“ts the Englewood Area Cancer Foundation. The foundations mission is To bring members of our community together in an united effort, by providing for expenses for travel and lodging to cancer treatments, providing that transportation, when needed, and general support of cancer warriors. To offer hope and support for those whose lives have been touched by cancer.Ž The nonpro“t has helped the families of hundreds of Englewood cancer warriors since it was formed in 2011. For more about the local nonpro“t organization, or to make a donation or volunteer or get assistance, visits turkey trotters run for a good cause Mackenzie Long, 11, and Sophia Hayes, 12, get ready for the annual Turkey Trot by helping people “nd the registration table. Caleigh Cabral, right, is working to earn the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award in her 12th and “nal year as a scout. Caleighs Gold Award MentorŽ Niki Levasseur, left, is overseeing the project. Caleigh needs 80 hours of work for the Gold Award project. The project she chose is to create lap blankets for cancer warriors. SUN PHOTOS BY TIM KERNAbout 300 people get ready to run/walk in the annual Turkey Trot at Ann Dever Park. Kaitlyn Tucker and Lauren Maki listen to music together at the Englewood Turkey Trot. Working up an appetite at the annual Turkey Trot John Perez-Dunn catches his breath after winning Male Overall. Bill Martin (75), Ed Morgan (78), and Steve Helgemo (79), placed 2nd, 1st and 3rd in Male 75 and over. SUN PHOTOS BY JERRY BEARDKatrina Machado crosses the “nish line, winning Female Overall.


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Page 8 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018Reduce spending before its too lateEditor: The Federal Reserve recently raised interest rates .0025 percent and more is expected, despite President Trumps request to back off.Ž Hes concerned that higher rates will harm the economy and he would rather pay down the debt with increased revenue expected from a strong economy. President Trump may be a boor but he makes a strong economic argument. Federal, state, local municipal and private debt is around $50 trillion. This past month the U.S. 10-year-bond yield rose to a seven-year high of 3.24 percent, which is nearly 2 percent above its bottom in July 2016. These rates are in”uenced by Federal Reserve action. A 2 percent increase imposed on $50 trillion in total debt is equal to an extra $1 trillion in interest charges. That diverts nearly $450 billion from the Federal budget and it would completely offset the stimulus thats expected from the tax cuts. A typical worker works 34 hours a week and earns $23 an hour. Their percentage of the total debt is about $312,500. At the current interest rate, they will have to work 440 hours just to keep up with the interest payments and that is impossible to expect. Calvin Coolidge once said that, Public debt is a burden on all people.Ž Personal debt exacerbates this liability and as interest rates rise it gets worst. Trumps argument is an alarm to reduce debt. Its also a clarion call to reduce spending. Take heed before our time runs out.Frank Mazur Punta GordaElite SEALS busy raking leavesEditor: The person in the presidents chair stated Osama should have been captured sooner by the commander of the Elite SEAL Team. I tend to agree. Except I surmise half of the team developed bone spurs during the chase, and the other half were sent to California to rake leaves. Go “gure.Donald Georoy Punta GordaElection report was biased, unfairEditor: Let me say right up front, I know the article was not penned by the Sun Still, did you read it? Or do you use AP articles without review? Monday, Nov. 19, Scott wins Senate Race,Ž Page 5, second paragraph: Nelson, a Florida native with a twang was defeated by Scott, a multimillionaire businessman and relative newcomer to the state.Ž There were about 100 ways that could have been stated differently. Most would have been far less biased. For heaven sake, Scott was our governor for eight years. Then the article went on to say, Nelson doesnt “t in todays highly polarized political environment.Ž Maybe he should apply for sainthood? Yet, he sure fought hard to remain in that environment. All Im saying is, please be part of the solution. This type of reporting is in”ammatory and grossly unfair.Wayne A. White EnglewoodThanks to sheri, honor guardEditor: My wife and I had the pleasure of having lunch with Sheriff Prummell on a day our church, Sonrise Baptist, was honoring “rst responders. We were both impressed with the sheriff. The man was courteous and knowledgeable and talked a lot about his family. Ms. Patricia and I both feel privileged to have met the sheriff and we did compliment him, as well as his staff. Lets move ahead to Veterans Day 2018. Our little church was honored with a three-person honor guard from the Sheriffs Of“ce. The honor guard led 33 military veterans into the sanctuary into reserved seating. In the ceremony they folded and presented a ”ag to a Vietnam combat veteran with two Purple Hearts. Thank you, Sheriff Prummell, and thank your honor guard. Many at our church were impressed. To have a ”ag presented by an honor guard deputy who is also a military veteran was exceptional. This honor guard made us very proud of our Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce. Teams like the honor guard do not just happen; this is the result of leadership. Speaking of leadership, Pastor Cliff Burritt and his staff did a fabulous job of putting this program together. Thanks, Pastor Cliff and staff.Michael Richardson Port CharlotteTrump charity stories are simply untrueEditor: In the letter published on Nov. 20 (President Trump is kind, charitableŽ), the writer cited two examples of the presidents charity: donating use of his planeŽ and paying off a mortgage.Ž In the “rst example, I can only assume the writer is referring to a 2016 item aired by Sean Hannity where he claimed Trump sent a plane to transport troops from North Carolina to Florida after Desert Storm in 1991. A quick internet search revealed the truth. A plane that was part of the now-defunct Trump Shuttle ”eet was sent to bring those troops home; however, it was the U.S. military that chartered „ and paid for „ the plane. Mr. Trump did not provide the plane free of charge. As for paying off someones mortgage? Also not true. Supposedly, Trump and one of his wives (some versions say it was Marla Maples, while other versions have it as Ivana Trump) were stuck on the side of a road in their limo, which had a ”at tire. This story fails the plausibility test. First, the chauffeur should have been able to change the tire or at least call AAA. Also, the man who supposedly rescued the Trumps never mentioned having his mortgage paid off ƒ to anyone. In fact, in 1997, Trumps of“ce actively tried to refute the claim. Researching the authenticity of a story is relatively easy. I typed, Trump donating planeŽ and Trump paid mortgageŽ into my internet browser to learn the facts.Evynn Blaher Deep CreekSpend more money on red tide researchEditor: I learned some startling information at a recent forum on red tide presented by research scientists from Mote and other environmental experts that should be shared: Red tide, an ocean algae, produces a deadly chemical that attacks the nervous system. It can cause death to sea life, including sea mammals. Its long-term effects on humans who are mammals are unknown. No research has been done in this area. Although research has determined that this algae has been in the Gulf for centuries and its life cycle has been studied, no knowledge about how the algae blooms naturally die is known. More research is required. Various chemical and mechanical means have been tried and developed to control the blooms with limited but promising success. Because of the complexity of the causes, more research is required to develop effective methods of control. Less use of fertilizers, use of rain barrels, sewer systems instead of septic systems can help with the control of algae. Chemical monitoring of the marine environment is done on a limited basis. Increased monitoring would provide important data to help with developing control methods, but it is limited by lack of funds. We are extremely fortunate to have world-class scientists at Mote and knowledgeable people anxious to “nd solutions, but their work is limited by lack of funds. Since red tide and other algae affect our quality of life, businesses, jobs, value of real estate and tourism, we need to actively encourage our government to provide funds for this research. Contact your representatives. Donate.Diane Mudano Rotonda WestGood experience at Bayfront HospitalEditor: The purpose of this letter is to express my heartfelt gratitude to all the wonderful nurses at Punta Gorda Bayfront Hospital who took part in helping me move forward after the major surgery of a complete replace of my left knee. I was admitted at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 9 by a very friendly staff and operating room prep nurses. Their positive attitude was very important to me. Dr. Constine, who preformed the surgery, was great. Maybe his bedside manner is not what one would want, but he is one heck of a surgeon. I moved here on Sept. 10 and decided to try and solve my knee problem. Lots of pain with bone against bone, that had gone on for “ve to six years, and found the AOC and moved forward. I dont know much about Bayfront Hospital, but the Health Institute was great to me. I recommend the facility. All nurses and others who helped me, in Room 3018, thank you.Norman J. Schuchman Punta GordaVIEWPOINTPublisher „ Glen Nickerson Executive editor „ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor „ John Hackworth Email letters to OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR OUR POSITION : Open hearts, purses for others.Weve feasted on roasted fowl and “xins. Pumpkin, apple, pecan pies. Imbibed, perhaps. Then washed and dried dishes or nodded off to the NFL. Later, for some, off to stores for late-night bargains. And today, Christmas shopping season of“ciallyŽ commences. Its Black Friday. Cheers! Glad tidings! Enjoy! And, please, be polite toward one another, in the parking lot and the store aisles. Embrace your fellow man and woman with a peaceful spirit, no matter how long the checkout line, how crowded with carts. Also, please do try to keep in mind those who may not be as blessed with fortune as we are. This may not be the “rst time you hear that suggestion this holiday season, this Christmastime. It certainly wont be the last time. The message becomes the white noise of white Christmas: Give; do unto others, tis the season of sharing, so open your hearts and wallets with the joy of giving. Do try to “ght the tendency to tune it out. Not always easy. But do share. Give. Merrily. First, while the taste of turkey lingers, remember our food shelves were “lled before Thanksgiving. But the need continues and it will continue in the weeks and months ahead. So “nd a food pantry in your community. Bring a box of canned and dried goods. Peanut butter, spaghetti and sauce always works. Money, too, of course. A number of organizations in our region work year-round to feed the needy. They need your help, always, and rely on your generosity. This time of year they bank on your spirit to make sure everyone will be able to indulge a bit, and they try to stretch their resources throughout the year. Here are some suggestions: € Many churches funnel food to pantries. See if your church or synagogue does. Put a check in the collection plate for organizations like the St. Vincent de Paul Society or outreach associated with your place of worship. € The Harry Chapin Food Bank, based in Fort Myers, serves people in Charlotte County. Donate online or call 239-334-7007. The Charlotte County Homeless Coalition (941-627-4313) is af“liated with Harry Chapin and supplies food year-round in addition to its hot-meal program. € The All Faiths Food Bank serves Sarasota and DeSoto counties, stocking pantries, and seniors and childrens food assistance programs. They have af“liated church and community groups in North Port and Englewood. Donate online or call 941-379-6333. € Englewood Helping Hand, coordinated by local churches, maintains a large pantry at its home base on the campus of the Englewood United Methodist Church. Call 941-474-5864. € The Horn of Plenty pantry is run by the First Baptist Church of Punta Gorda on Gill Street. Give. Call 941-639-3857. € St. Davids Episcopal Church Jubilee Center in Englewood is a wonderful program that collects food and clothing for those in need. Call 941-475-7161. € Finally, The Salvation Armys bell-ringers are back outside with their red buckets. Drop a dollar or two whenever you pass by. Say, Merry ChristmasŽ or Happy Holidays.Ž It doesnt matter. What does matter is giving and sharing, always better done with a smile. You should get one back. And thank the cheery volunteers who stand there with bell in hand. Their service is invaluable, their spirit infectious. Catch some. If you share your good fortune youll be merrier for it. Tis true. Really tis.Sharing our abundance with neighbors HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name „ not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these lett ers. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun, Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. Readers may email Letters to the Editor at Further questions or information, call 941-681-3003.


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 9VIEWPOINTAcross much of media lately, the phrase new normalŽ keeps cropping up to describe what is, in fact, not normal, as most sane adults have understood its meaning. This is to say, the everyday machinations and human behaviors typical within a healthy, robust society have shifted gears and evolved, not in a good way, to accommodate new circumstances. Overwhelmed by natural and un-natural disasters „ from Californias infernos to frequent mass shootings „ we gradually habituate to extreme expressions of both Nature and man. Incrementally, we become inured to the oddness of things. It is undoubtedly helpful during such times to be a sociopath who doesnt feel much of anything beyond his or own immediate narcissistic needs. When, say, an entire town is incinerated, leaving dozens dead and hundreds missing, it is surely less horrifying if empathy is absent. Or, when a foreign-born U.S. resident is tortured, murdered and chopped to pieces, not necessarily in that order, one can still capture 10 hours of REM without tangling the sheets of ones rest. Ever disinclined to put his or her feet in someone elses shoes „ because his or her own are so much “ner „ nothing on the planet is his or her concern. You realize, of course, that Im using herŽ as a mandatory attendant to the gender-neutral theory that both sexes are equally susceptible to toxic narcissism, as perhaps they are. Im crossing all the Ts, in other words, to avoid saying Donald Trump. But, then, you knew that. Speaking of the devil, this isnt to blame the president for the occurrences described but rather to suggest that his dubious (absurd, weird, bonkers) reactions contribute to a larger lunacy that threatens to become commonplace and, therefore, also part of the new normal. When reality is ignored or recharacterized in ways that defy logical thinking and mute rational rebuttal, then new normalŽ becomes, drip by drip, just another category of current events. This (horrible, tragic, bizarre) thing happened and the president said this (loony, off-the-wall, obscene) thing. Welp, welcome to the new normal says the smiling commentator. Well be right back after this quick break When the “res swept through parts of California, Trump “rst blamed the forest managers, then intoned that “res wouldnt happen if forest ”oors were raked. Right. Rakes. We need more rakes. Jobs, jobs, jobs! When Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist and contributor to The Washington Post, was killed in Turkey „ at the behest (according to the CIA) of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman „ Trump ”ippantly observed that Khashoggi wasnt even a U.S. citizen and, besides, it happened over there. Whats the big deal, other than the billions in arms sales? The same day a gunman opened “re in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11 mostly elderly worshipers and wounding several others, Trump regaled reporters and campaign rally attendees in Indiana and Illinois with calls for armed security at places of worship and death penalties for shooters. Its presumed that this is a case where if they had an armed guard inside, they might have been able to stop him immediately,Ž he said. And so this is a case where if they had an armed guard inside the temple, they would have been able to stop them, maybe nobody would have been killed except for him. So its a very, very dif“cult situation.Ž Yes, it is. To his credit, Trump recognized the shooting as anti-Semitic, yet he is reluctant to distance himself from the neo-Nazi and other white supremacist groups that support him. The blame, meanwhile, seems to shift from the shooter to the Someone Else, who should have had a gun. Armed guards at every door may become our future, but Woulda, Coulda and Shoulda are unwelcome guests at a funeral. Anyone with an ounce of empathy knows this, but Trump doesnt seem to possess an iota. Whereas previous modern presidents have shed tears and found the right words to comfort the grieving „ because they felt it „ this president makes a pretend show of dry sorrow, then hops his plane to another campaign rally, where admirers will feed the gaping maw of his rapacious ego. Simply put, the man is not normal „ and we should resist the inclination to reframe long-accepted standards by adding cute pre“xes to distract ourselves from encroaching chaos. Categorizing, which is an expression of obsessive compulsive disorder, effectively applies an illusory sealant to our anxieties. But medicating ourselves with verbal contortions poses an Orwellian risk: Over time, we forget what normal was. Kathleen Parkers email address is kathleenparker@ new normal isnt, and shouldnt be, normal Kathleen PARKERWashington Post President Trump did defy history in the 2018 midterm elections. While his predecessor, Barack Obama, lost 63 House seats and six Senate seats in his “rst midterms, Trump held the GOPs House losses to just over half of that and bolstered the GOP majority in the Senate. The combination of a Senate map that heavily favored Republicans, and Trumps success in turning out his 2016 base, produced a red wall that held up pretty well against the blue wave. But there are also warning signs in the results that Trump should not ignore. While the working-class voters Trump won in 2016 turned out in droves on Election Day, Republicans were decimated in higher-income suburban Republican districts „ including many that voted solidly for Mitt Romney in 2012. These losses are self-in”icted wounds. The economy is booming: Under Trumps leadership, economic growth in the second quarter was 4.2 percent, and the unemployment rate has reached 3.7 percent „ a nearly 50-year low. Yet Trumps approval rating on the eve of the 2018 election was 39 percent, the worst for any president since before Dwight Eisenhower. By contrast, Obama had 46 percent approval before his “rst midterms, at a time when unemployment was soaring at almost 10 percent. The problem is that Trump has failed to do what every successful two-term president has done before him: expand his base of support. Instead of trying to win over persuadable Americans and bring them into his coalition, the president has sought to energize his base in ways that drive those persuadable voters „ particularly suburban women „ away. If he wants to win reelection, Trump needs to bring suburban Republican voters back into the GOP fold. In 2016 he won the suburbs by “ve points. This gave him the margin of victory in key swing states: In Pennsylvania, he took the overwhelming majority of the states rural areas and small towns, while Hillary Clinton won the urban areas around Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. But, as a Post analysis explained, What made the difference in the end was a Republican shift across much of the states suburbsŽ which was large enough to carry Trump to a statewide victory of less than one percentage point.Ž It was a similar story in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. If Trump wants a second term, he needs to win those suburban GOP voters back. There is no need for Trump to choose between energizing his base and expanding it. He can do both by using the presidential bully pulpit to reach out to those who disagree with him. For example, suburban voters constantly hear from the left that Trump is a racist, and no one wants to vote for a bigot. But during the 2016 campaign, Trump reached out to African American voters, visiting a black church in Detroit and delivering a major speech in Charlotte in which he promised black Americans, Whether you vote for me or not, I will be your greatest champion.Ž Hes delivering on that promise. African American unemployment reached its lowest rate on record. Trumps tax reform included Opportunity ZonesŽ to revitalize struggling low-income communities. Hes “ghting for school choice and recently announced his support for bipartisan criminal-justice reform. So why doesnt Trump visit a black church and say: I promised to “ght for you whether you voted for me or not, and that is exactly what I am doingŽ? His African American support has increased from about 8 percent of voters in 2016 to about 14 percent in a poll earlier this year. There is no reason it shouldnt go higher. And millions of persuadable suburban voters would be watching his outreach and would be more likely to support to a president who “ghts for everyone, including those who dont support him. Such outreach would be a start toward a broader change in tone. The best policies in the world wont gain traction with suburban voters unless the presidents tenor become less bombastic and his administration less chaotic. Trump can win back voters who ”ed the GOP coalition in 2018 if he chooses to, and doing so does not have to come at the expense of tending to his blue-collar base. But time is running short. The longer he waits, the more impressions of the president harden, the less persuadable these voters become „ and the more likely it is that Trump will end up a one-term president. Follow Marc A. Thiessen on Twitter, @marcthiessen.What Trump must do to keep presidency in 2020 Marc A. 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Page 10 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Lewis ACROSS 1 Chicken (out) 5 Mild cheese 10 Latticework component 14 Grandson of Adam 15 Behind-thescenes retail space 17 Imaginary fish? 19 QBs’ targets 20 Second-largest W. Hemisphere country 21 Clutches 22 Anne quarter 23 Composer Bartk 25 Email tab 26 Water collection pit 28 Uh-huh accompaniers 32 Participates in a biathlon for physicians? 38 Of limited scope 39 Old auto named for an explorer 41 Where climbing plants flourish? 44 More than a peck 45 Yours, to Yves 46 “O, that way madness lies” speaker 50 Many a Ph.D. 54 50-Across’ subj., perhaps 55 Mail creator 59 Texting qualifier 60 Where some drives begin 61 Tire-testing statistics? 64 Common cooking ingredient 65 Campsite sight 66 Language that gave us “plaid” 67 Architectural projections 68 Last letters in London DOWN 1 Record-breaking, rainwise 2 Reciprocally 3 Alaskan burger choice 4 Nittany Lions’ sch. 5 Dickensian holiday dish 6 Remains at the butcher 7 Aerial enigma 8 Microwave signal, sometimes 9 Hardware brand 10 Symbols of innocence 11 Spring up 12 Mortise partner 13 “I __ noticed” 16 That, in Madrid 18 One may include a shower 24 __ Arbor 27 Henry VIII’s sixth 29 They may be long at the track 30 Square root of neun 31 Find (out) 33 Long haul 34 Recital numbers 35 Leatherworker’s set 36 2014 “NCIS” spinoff locale, briefly 37 Pecan, for Texas 40 How brooms are usually stored 42 Org. affected by net neutrality 43 Fully comprehends 46 Hanukkah serving 47 Wrong turn, say 48 Bring together 49 Basel-based pharmaceutical giant 51 Feature of many a Daniel Boone depiction 52 Skips 53 Driving hazard 56 GPS datum 57 Land of the banshee 58 Civil rights icon Parks 62 Canadian rapper with the album “Reckless” 63 Big name in snack food 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLCBy Jeffrey Wechsler11/23/18Thursday’s Puzzle Solved11/23/18 Look for a third crossword in The News Wire section. LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSBy ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITERA Lee County judge granted a motion to allow defense attorneys for former Punta Gorda police of“cer Lee Coel to obtain social media posts related to his case from the Punta Gorda Police Department. Coel “red the gun in the 2016 accidental shooting of retired librarian, Mary Knowlton, at a community demonstration for the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce. Coel played the bad guyŽ in a shoot/ dont shootŽ scenario but unknowingly “red live wadcutter rounds, intended for shooting holes in targets, at Knowlton. He believed the gun was loaded with blanks. Knowlton was fatally wounded and died on the way to the hospital. A motion by Coels attorney Thomas D. Sclafani states the defense has become aware of social media posts which indicate bias against Coel, as well as potential danger to his safety. He requested Judge Margaret Steinbeck grant a subpoena duces tecum requiring the police department to turn over its archive of social media posts and comments, as well as periodically turning over ongoing posts. Sclafani states researching a potential jurors social media posts can help lawyers determine biases, preferences and inclinations that may not otherwise be revealed through courtroom questioning. While there is always a danger in any case that a member of the jury will give false or misleading answers during voir dire in order to be selected as a juror, the odds of that happening in that case appear to be much higher,Ž Sclafani wrote. Why? Because so many residents of Charlotte County have expressed negative feelings about Mr. Coel and that someone has to pay for the death of Mrs. Knowlton. Mr. Coel is the only person left who can fill that role. There is a heightened danger that more than the usual number of persons will come to jury selection with an agenda to be chosen so as to avenge Mrs. Knowltons death.Ž Coel does not yet have a trial date. He was previously scheduled for an October trial, which was delayed after the defense received additional documents from the Punta Gorda Police Department. Lt. Dylan Renz said the department has not yet received the request from the defense for the postings, but will be cooperative when the request is received. The IT department keeps an archive of everything on Facebook since the police departments page was created in 2015. The defense will be required to pay for any records requests.Email: aeasker@sun-herald.comSocial media threats to be turned over to defense in Coel case The Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce is warning individuals to avoid a scam involving people selling speakers and other electronics from a white van. Reports have come in about the scam, in which two handymen or installersŽ have completed installation jobs and have extra home theater speakers, surround sound, or projectors they are willing to sell. They claim the goods are worth $1,500 to $2,000, but they are really only worth $300 to $400, according to CCSO. The individuals meet their unsuspecting buyers while driving through parking lots in the Murdock area, at Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot, and other big box store parking lots. The people are selling the goods without certi“cation or permission from county licensing, according to CCSO. The Sheriffs Of“ce urges consumers to use good judgment and to call the Sheriffs Of“ce non-emergency number at 941-639-0013 to report suspicious activity.Driver killed in truck crash identifiedThe driver who died in a crash involving three tractor trailers on Bermont Road (County Road 74) Tuesday has been identi“ed as Eddy Casado, 62, of Hialeah, Florida. Casado was ejected from his vehicle after a head-on collision with another semi, driven by Sthenio Syvrain, of Lehigh Acres. Syvrain was attempting to pass a third semi in front of him, driven by Roynel Zequeira, of Riverview. In the foggy conditions, Syvrain did not make it around the semi in time. The crash remains under investigation. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Bradly Craig Hanson Jr., 49, of Wellington, Fla. Charge: nonsupport of dependents. Bond: $410. € Jarrett Allen Wilk, 20, 5900 block of Sabalwood Drive, Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana, two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $15,000. € Romarinho Ray Moneskey Francios, 21, 23200 block of McBurney Ave., Punta Gorda. Charges: trespass in structure or conveyance and resisting an officer without violence. Bond: $4,000. € Gary Dean Rose, 80, 2000 block of Tinker St., Port Charlotte. Charges: aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Bond: $10,000. € Mitchell Gean McKusick, 33, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: petty theft 3rd subsequent offense and resisting law enforcement officer or merchant during retail theft. Bond: $11,000. € Roman Zaremba, 35, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: failure of defendant on bail to appear on felony and three underlying charges. Bond: $19,000. € Sandy Faria Avila, 38, of Port Charlotte. Charge: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000. Bond: $5,000. € Malinda Marie Speicher, 37, of North Fort Myers. Charge: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000 and out of county warrant. Bond: none. € Cecil Woodrow Serrano, 37, of Fort Myers. Charge: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000. Bond: $8,000. € Taylor Dillon Poe, 26, 3300 block of Croton Terrace, Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: $1,100. € Anthony Michael Wagner Sr., 47, 2300 block of Ednor St., Port Charlotte. Charge: convicted felon fails to register. Bond: none (quick book release). € Christopher Wayne Sharpe, 21, 12900 block of Forseman Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charge: battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $3,000. € Kimberly Joyce Maroney, 55, 22300 block of Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $7,000. € Albert Lee Bennett, 37, 3100 block of Normandy Dr., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession or use of drug paraphernalia and possession of cocaine. Bond: $7,500. € Dakota Michael Bush-Cartwright, 22, 9500 block of Honeymoon Dr., Port Charlotte. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $2,000. € Seth Peter Quimby, 38, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, resisting officer with violence and possession of controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: none. € Brian Patrick Samson, 57, 4200 block of Wood Duck Rd., Port Charlotte. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $5,000. € Thomas Donald Clemens, 40, 22400 block of Catherine Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: three counts of off bond/ forfeiture/revocations, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, possession of cocaine and violation of probation or community control. Bond: $7,000. € Christian Marie Allender, 38, 21600 block of Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: petty theft (third subsequent offense) and two counts of off bond/ forfeiture/revocations. Bond: $5,000. € Patrick Antonio Kiner, 48, 800 block of Forest Hill Lane, Port Charlotte. Charges: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $8,000. € Lori Elizabeth St. James, 28, 4300 block of Conway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charges: two counts of off bond/forfeiture/revocations and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $2,000. € Nelson Manibellio Perez Jimenez, 22, of Laurel, Fla. Charge: municipal ordinance violation. Bond: $500. € Terrence Robert Williams, 38, of Gainsville, Fla. Charge: driving while license suspended, second offense. Bond: $3,000. € Nathaniel A. Smith, 38, of Fort Myers, Fla. Charges: two counts of violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. € Carmella Louise Cooper, 49, of Enid, Okla. Charge: battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $2,000. € Skyler Dwayne Marler, 25, of Arcadia, Fla. Charges: four counts of possession or use of drug paraphernalia, four counts of delivering marijuana and four counts of possession of marijuana over 20 grams. Bond: $48,000. € Robert Ellis Lutz, 37, of Arcadia, Fla. Charges: four counts of violation of probation or community control. Bond: none. The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrests: € Shensi Feliciano-Guerra, 31, 1200 block of Slash Pine Circle, Punta Gorda. Charges: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $5,000. € Rauphiz Eduardo Sabillon-Machado, 33, 1600 block of Woodlawn Ave., Punta Gorda. Charge: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond: $1,000. € Angela Mary Thomas, 48, 200 block of West Ann St., Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $7,500. € Albert Lee Thomas Jr., 26, homeless of Punta Gorda. Charges: failure of defendant on bail to appear on misdemeanor and underlying charge. Bond: none. € Matthew Joseph Daniels Jr., 28, of State College, Pennsylvania. Charges: battery and disorderly intoxication. Bond: $3,000. „ Compiled by Anne Easker and Liz HardawayDont buy speakers from a white vanThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. POLICE BEAT COEL


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 11 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSSTAFF REPORTENGLEWOOD „ A long-standing Englewood tradition continued Wednesday as a frosty load of Fraser “r Christmas trees arrived at Lemon Bay High School. The trees came from the Pineberry Farm in Wheelock, Vermont, a multi-generational family farm owned by the Rev. Robert Potter, formerly of Venice, and his son, the Rev. Jeff Potter. The farm, on the slopes of Wheelock Mountatin in Vermont, produces balsam and Fraser “rs each year for Christmas trees, and balsam brush for wreaths. The trees were hauled to Englewood directly from Vermont in a cooled trailer, and placed in the parking lot in front of Lemon Bay High School, 2201 Placida Road. Starting today, volunteers from two organizations af“liated with the school „ Project Graduation and the NJROTC „ will sell the trees to the public as a fundraiser. The trees are 5to 12-feet tall, and the starting price is $53. Trees will be freshly cut at the bottom, wrapped and loaded in your vehicle by volunteers. Sale hours are noon to 9 p.m. today. The stand will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays while supplies last. Project Graduation is a nonpro“t organization that, with the help of parent volunteers, plans a safe, all-night event for graduating seniors each year on the night of their commencement. For more information, visit www. lbhsprojectgraduation. com The Naval Junior Reserve Of“cers Training Corps at Lemon Bay gives high school students the basic elements and requirements for national securi ty and their personal obligations as American citizens. For more about the organization, visit sites. us/lbhsnjrotc/Lemon Bay Christmas trees are here PHOTO COURTESY OF PINEBERRY FARMSAn employee of Pineberry Farms in Vermont inspects some of the Christmas trees growing there, on the slopes of Wheelock Mountain. Trees from the farm are for sale starting today at Lemon Bay High School as part of a fundraiser for two organizations that bene“t students. SPREAD THE NEWS! There  s something for everyone in the SHOP TODAY 8 AM 9 PM € SHOP SATURDAY 10 AM 9 PM SELECT LADIES DESIGNER HANDBAGS$99 TAKE AN EXTRA 50%OFFENTIRE STOCK MENS PERMANENTLY REDUCED APPARELENTIRE STOCK PERMANENTLY REDUCED HOME & LUGGAGETAKE AN EXTRA 50%OFF IN STORE ONLY ENTIRE STOCK CHRISTMAS TREES & TRIMMINGS40%OFFTAKE AN EXTRA 50%OFFTODAY, NOVEMBER 23 IN STORE ONLYON YOUR BEAUTY OR FRAGRANCE PURCHASE OF $100 OR MORE.*Excludes Chanel.20%SAVE LIMITED TIME SAVINGS! ENTIRE STOCK LADIES PERMANENTLY REDUCED INTIMATE APPAREL & SLEEPWEARTAKE AN EXTRA 50%OFF*Must be a single transaction net purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Selection varies by size and store. Products shown are a representation of merchandise available. 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BUYACAR! 3119 NOTICE OF AUCTION E xtra S pace S torage w ill h o ld a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the location indicated: 902 Taylor St., Punta Gorda FL 33950 12/05/2018 9:30am Leslie Jones Washer & Dryer, boxes Jessica Sabielny housegoods Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the above referenced facility in order to complete the transaction. Extra Space Storage may refuse any bid and may rescind any pur chase up until the winning bidder takes possession of the personal property. Publish: 11/16/18, 11/23/18 327454 3629756 Extra S pace S torage will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the location indicated: 17960 Paulson Dr, Pt Charlotte, FL 33954, 12/5/18 at 11:00am. Nora Friscia Household/personal items J oseph Earley Furniture J ohn Stapler Tools, hardware Susan Bodden Furniture Pamela Schleicher Furniture Lauren Demler Furniture Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the above referenced facility in order to complete the transaction. Extra Space Storage may refuse any bid and may rescind any pur chase up until the winning bidder takes possession of the per sonal property. Publish:11/16/18, 11/23/18 130345 3630193 N ot i ce o f P u bli c A uct i on 12/11/2018 8:00AM at 5136DuncanRd Punta GordaFL 2003 Ford 1FTNE24W53HA98806 2000 Mercury 2MEFM75W8YX603455 Publish: 11/23/2018 302790 3632389 3130 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Talon Towing and Transport LLC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 12/06/2018, 10:00 am at 5085 Pan American Blvd North Port, FL 34287, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. 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Page 12 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSNoahs Ark Preschool hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon in the fellowship hall at St. Pauls Presbyterian Church in North Port recently for families and caregivers. Turkey sandwiches, cheese, chips, desserts and drinks were enjoyed by the more than 170 who attended the annual luncheon. Noahs Ark provided the dessert, and other items were requested to be supplied by family members.Noahs Ark gives thanksNorth Port preschool celebrates holiday SUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAJessica Perez and her son, Johnny, 4, admire the table centerpieces made by VPK students. Four-year-old Aubrey Hemnes hangs onto her grandfather Sam Heyes arm after eating her lunch. Layla St. John, 4, bows her head in prayer prior to receiving her food. LetsGo!„Wednesdaysinthe SunItsallhere!Localtheaterlistings,entertainment,travel andmore.Dontmissit;letsgo! adno=3624316-1 adno=3622884-1 CITY OF PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTSThe City of Punta Gorda, Florida (the CityŽ) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied within the incorporated area of the City, for the cost of providing design and construction of an additional canal improvement to provide a more direct harbor access route for properties within the Punta Gorda Isles and Alligator Creek areas of the City commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2019, and continuing until discontinued by the City. The City will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 9:00 a.m. on December 5, 2018 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 326 West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contain the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on “ le at the City Clerks Of“ ce in City Hall, located at 326 West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the City with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, the location of this public hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Interpreters for the hearing impaired (TTY 941-575-5013) or non-English speaking citizens, and any other special accommodations can be requested by contacting the Human Resources Manager/Non-Discrimination Coordinator whose address is 326 W. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, whose telephone number is (941) 575-3308, and whose email address is humres@CityofPuntaGordaFL. com, at least two (2) calendars days prior to the meeting.KAREN SMITH, CITY CLERK CITY OF PUNTA GORDA adno=3628005-1


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 13 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS SUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIANadie Poplin receives a kiss from her 5-year-old daughter Nadine prior to enjoying their lunch. Jason Belton and his 4-year-old son, Colin, enjoy conversing and lunch together. Classmates Angelo Tsourakis, 4 and Jasiah Gonyea, 4, have fun while enjoying their Thanksgiving lunch. Chynisty Mayes, 4, smiles while patiently waiting for her Thanksgiving lunch. Avery Montgomery, 4, helps her father, Shane, adjust the festive headband she made. OFFERINGS IN VENICE AND SURROUNDING AREAS THANKFUL PremierSothebysRealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. VENICE | 941.488.2600 215 West Venice Avenue | Venice, Florida 34285 VENICE | 941.412.3323 400 Barcelona Avenue | Venice, Florida 34285 PremierSothebysRealty.comALSO SERVING THE PUNTA GORDA AREA CALL US FOR YOUR INTRODUCTIONTO THE EXTRAORDINARY 801 Casey Key Road $4,950,000 Tom Hedge & Andrea Blackwell 941.786.8023 CASEY KEY1415 Bayshore Drive $1,049,000 Keri Allen & Peggy Olson 941.716.4420 ENGLEWOOD7 Cornwell On The Gulf $949,900 Marsha Weaver 941.468.2227 CORNWELL ON THE GULF72 Grande Fairway $829,900 Bob Linthicum 941.228.9206 BOCA ROYALE718 Golden Beach Boulevard #4 $699,900 Colleen Hutchinson 941.468.6501 OCEAN SANDS18 Saint Croix Way $549,900 Bob Linthicum 941.228.9206 BOCA ROYALE1490 Alamander Avenue $499,900 Debbie & Ron DoorenBos 941.525.6399 ENGLEWOOD1452 Seafarer Drive $450,000 Sharon Lewis 941.966.5400 SOUTHBAY YACHT & RACQUET CLUB13659 Brilliante Drive $449,900 Paul Heim & Becky Heim 941.882.2723 GRAN PARADISO420 Armada Road South $449,000 Victoria Stultz 941.387.5676 VENICE GULF VIEW116 Rio Terra $445,900Lori Turkovics & Carole Gold 941.408.5029 VENICE ISLAND236 Park Boulevard South $445,000 Victoria Stultz 941.387.5676 VENICE ISLAND594 Aston Woods Court $439,000 Beth Sargent & Richard Bradway 941.716.1277 PARK ESTATES500 The Esplanade North #104 $399,000 Debbie Sugden 941.223.9363 VENICE ISLAND500 Park Boulevard South #79 $384,000 Cindy Marovich 941.408.6041 ALDEA MAR139 Nolen Drive $379,000 Joe Vuono 941.544.0977 GRAND OAKS857 White Cap Circle #20 $374,900 Andrea Blackwell & Lori Turkovics 941.786.8023 POINTE WHITE CAP937 Nokomis Avenue South $365,000 Sandra Simic 941.504.0944 VENICE ISLAND2033 Magdalina Drive $345,000 Gwen Heggan 941.468.1297 PUNTA GORDA ISLES20475 Capello Drive $339,900 Chris & Betsie Shiparski 941.375.1148 VENETIAN FALLS975 Harbor Town Drive $310,000 Debbie Sugden 941.223.9363 CHESTNUT CREEK455 Viridian Street $299,900 Beth Sargent & Richard Bradway 941.716.1277 ENGLEWOOD9143 Coachman Drive $279,900 Beth Sargent & Richard Bradway 941.716.1277 PENNINGTON PLACE1301 East Gate Drive $269,000 Frank Wheeler & Patty Wheeler 941.928.3850 EAST GATE OPEN SUNDAY NOON 2 P.M. OPEN SATURDAY 1 3 P.M. OPEN SUNDAY 1 4 P.M. OPEN SUNDAY 1 4 P.M. OPEN SUNDAY 1 4 P.M.adno=3630090-1


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OUR TOWN: FAITH & FAMILY INSIDE: CLASSIFIEDSFriday, November 23, 2018 Thanksgiving Day is a day set aside each year for giving thanks to God for blessings received during the year. On this day, people give thanks with feasting and prayer. The holiday is celebrated in the United States and Canada. The “rst Thanksgiving observance in America was entirely religious and did not involve feasting. On Dec. 4, 1619, a group of 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Plantation, on the James River near what is now Charles City, Virginia. The groups charter required that the day of arrival be observed yearly as a day of thanksgiving to God. This is from the World Encyclopedia, copyright 1990. God is all about giving thanks. Part of being a Christian is to praise and glorify God in everything we do. God is worthy of our praise and it becomes part of a Christians life to thank God for all you have and what He has done for you. Our founding fathers had the right idea and set a precedent for us with a day set aside to give God thanks. We all know our culture has changed and people want to give their voice to many things, but as Christians we want to worship and thank God on this holiday. In Jonah 2:9 it is written, But I will sacri“ce to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed, Salvation is of the Lord.Ž If you are a believer will you offer the sacri“ce of praise to God this Thanksgiving? What we do on Thanksgiving speaks volumes to those gathered around the table to eat. It would be most disheartening if there were Christian homes who prepare a scrumptious dinner, with mounds of food, and delicious desserts but forget to thank the author of the meal. It is not only the meal we celebrate but thanking God for all He has done in our life this past year. Every Christian has a testimony of the gift of salvation, the good health they have walked in, the protection of God each day, and many other things that you may or may not know about. God will always open doors for you to share your testimony or even witness to someone who does not know Jesus as Lord and Savior if you are willing to walk through that door and give voice to how great God is. We as believers should purpose in our heart that we never miss the opportunity to give God thanks for all He has done. Judy Onofri is a church elder at Fathers House Fellowship in North Port. Email her at onofrijudy@ be to God for all He gives us JudyONOFRIBy MARION PUTMANSUN CORRESPONDENTPORT CHARLOTTE „ Nestled in the heart of the Parkside district in Port Charlotte is a little church whose leaders and members value tradition and roots over the latest ”ashy gizmo or buzzword. Trinity Anglican Church held its “rst service Oct. 29, 2006, in Margo Langs home. Langs smile graces a photo on the sanctuary wall, along with those of Ed and Joy Robedee, and Bishop Stan and Yvonne Lazarczyk. All but the bishop have passed on now, but the tiny church they founded keeps growing and serving, with Bishop Lazarczyk now back at the helm. Trinitys membership of 21, which swells to about 30 in season, the bishop noted, has met in MacDonald Hall, on the campus of First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte, 2230 Hariet St., since April 19, 2009. It spent a couple of years at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County as well, moving there back on Jan. 14, 2007, but made the move to the current site when membership outgrew the space there. Originally hailing from Sayreville, New Jersey, and eventually the retail world, Lazarczyks clerical journey began 39 years ago today with his ordination to the priesthood on Nov. 23, 1979, in Islip, Long Island, New York. He said his then-wife Yvonne actually got the call before he did. I can remember, we were going to see (Yvonnes) aunt, and I said I need to see (his then-parish priest),Ž Lazarczyk said. Yvonne just said she knew it was coming. He was consecrated bishop nearly 24 years later in East Islip, and served as a diocesan bishop covering the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for the Anglican Catholic Church. Lazarczyk eventually retired and made his way to the Charlotte area, where he helped to found and lead Trinity until April 2008, when Yvonnes health prompted them to relocate near family in Massachusetts. He and Yvonne shared 53 years together before Alzheimers claimed her after a 10-year battle with the disease. The bishop was certain of two By KAYLA GLEASONSUN CORRESPONDENTFirst Alliance Church has been a force in the community since the 60s, but this year, they got the opportunity to take part in something new „ cooking and serving a full turkey dinner to hundreds of guests. Theres a church in North Port, our daughter church „ that means that they started as a result of our people moving there to open a new church „ theyre called New Hope Alliance Church. They have been doing this for years but this is the “rst year theyve asked us,Ž said Pastor Tony Huffer. Christ Lutheran Church in Englewood, Wellspring Church in North Port and Go Church in Port Charlotte also signed on to help. They want(ed) to serve up to 3,000 meals this year. We hope(d) to serve between 500 and 700 people here alone.Ž In order to reach the greatest number of people, First Alliance not only set tables and chairs at the campus, but they also went out and delivered meals as well. One volunteer also noted a number of calls shed received were from wheelchair-bound or visually impaired residents. Everything for the classic feast from turkeys to mashed potatoes to pumpkin and pecan pies was donated by area businesses like Walmart. We had a team go through the city from business to business asking for donations. Some stores gave gift cards and others gave food,Ž Huffer said. And to keep everything on track, nearly 100 people from the church volunteered their time, decorating, cooking and cleaning up. A lot of families actually decided to not do a traditional Thanksgiving dinner but to come and serve instead,Ž Huffer said. This is what were here for, connecting with people, serving the area.Ž But until recently, large outreach programs werent really a possibility. A major reason First Alliance had never participated before was due to space. However, the church has undergone countless renovation projects in the past few years to help them better engage with and serve the community. We bought three houses that we turned into of“ces and a storage garage. They expanded the childrens department and built the Family Life Center, our gym,Ž Huffer said. And with the holidays arriving, the Family Life Center isnt stopping at Thanksgiving dinner. We use it for Toy for Tots and, next week, the Charlotte Players are holding their Madrigal Dinner,Ž Huffer said. According to the Charlotte Players, the Madrigal is a Medieval Celebration of Christmas with singing, dancing and musical productions by a cast of over 75 talented actors, carolers, dancers, gymnasts and jugglers.Ž The space is also rented out to schools and sports teams throughout the area, re”ecting the churchs wide array of members. Weve got a lot of diversity „ age diversity, ethnic diversity, high-income and low-income families,Ž said Huffer. Were totally contemporary, we do not have traditional worship here. The reason why is probably every nine out of 10 churches in this county are doing more of a traditional service and theres a large part of the population that are not church people so its hard to reach them with that style.Ž For around 20 years, the church has offered a lively service featuring a rock band and the occasional cello or banjo. They even have their own coffee shop on-site. Our goal is to reach people in Charlotte County. Thats really our passion,Ž said Huffer, who hopes to continue hosting large community-wide events in the future „ including the annual Thanksgiving dinner.First Alliance put the giving in Thanksgiving Executive Pastor Tony Huer. SUN PHOTOS BY KAYLA GLEASON First Alliance Church has their own coee shop complete with cozy couches and chalkboard menu. IF YOU GOFirst Alliance Church WHERE: 20444 Midway Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 PHONE: 941-625-7435 WEBSITE: FACEBOOK: @firstalliancechurch portcharlotte SERVICE TIMES: Saturday 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:20 a.m., 11:00 a.m. LEAD PASTOR: Scott Borden PLACES TO GOCharlotte Players Madrigal Dinner WHERE: First Alliance Church, Family Life Center WHEN: 6 p.m., Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 TICKETS: $40; available at www. Trinity, bishop focus on old ways PHOTO PROVIDEDA photo from the day the Rev. Stan Lazarczyk was consecrated as bishop 15 years ago, back in August 2003.SUN PHOTO BY MARION PUTMANTrinity Anglican Church meets in a sectioned-o area in the front of MacDonald Hall, on the campus of First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte, in the Parkside district. SUN PHOTO BY MARION PUTMANTrinity Anglican Church Bishop Stanley StanŽ Lazarczyk, right, is pictured in the sanctuary of the church he leads, along with Deacon Gene Willis. SUN PHOTO BY MARION PUTMANTrinity Anglican Church meets at 10 a.m. Sundays, as well as holding services on Holy Days, in MacDonald Hall, on the campus of First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte, 2230 Hariet St. TRINITY | 5 SERMON OF THE WEEK


Page 2 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 OUR TOWN „ FAITH & FAMILY TODAYLine Dancing, 9-30 to 11-30 American Legion Post 113, 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 AMVETS777, Amvets777 is providing free Turkey sandwich to Vets, asl @3386 N Access Road 12-3 pm. Canteen 11-9 new members welcomed Fish Fry and Music, Fish Fry or Chop Sirloin Dinner 4:30 to 7 PM Music by Heart and Soul starts at 6:60PM. 3436 Indiana Road. 697-3616. Dine & Dance, Special: Coconut shrimp. Reg menu 5-7:30 p.m. Music: Patsy & Majella 7-10 p.m. Members & guests, Rotonda Elks Englewood Eagles, Englewood Eagles, 250 Old Englewood Road. Live Music by Black Velvet, 6 „ 10 pm Dinner, Dancing, Driveinks. Guest Welcome* SATURDAYCornhole Rotonda, Corn hole sign in 12:30 p.m. Games 1 p.m. $2 fee per round. Playing at Rotonda Elks members & guests bring a buddy or two. Bingo, VFW Auxiliary 550 N. McCall Road.1:00 „ 3:30 p.m. Public Welcome 941-474-7516 Englewood Eagles, Eagles, 250 Old Englewood Road. Live Music by Tiki Tom & LA, 6 „ 10 pm Dinner, Dancing, Driveinks. Guest Welcome* Music by Jim Vallie, Music by Jim Vallie „ Rotonda West VFW Post 10476 Sat, Nov 24 from 6-9 pm. 3725 Cape Haze Driveive. Karaoke Night, Karaoke at Post 113 from 6:30-9:30 PM. with Al and Marilyn. Come out and sing! 3436 Indiana Road. Rotonda West. 697-3616 CHARLOTTE EVENTS ENGLEWOOD EVENTS NORTH PORT EVENTS TODAYProject Linus, Crochet knit quilt blankets for Charlotre County kids 9-11 a.m. FGCU 117 Herald Court Punta Gorda Nancy 627-4364 Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Road PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Bar Stool Rodeo Bingo, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 10:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.. Game packs start at $13. Over 25 games w/ payouts up to $250. 625-4175. Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch, 3 p.m. Tiki Bar open, 5-8 Dinner, 6:30-9:30 Music/Three of a Kind @ 25538 ShorePG637-2606, members & guests Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. @ 25538 Shore Drive,PG,637-2606, Ext. 110 Mahjong, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Only .50 cents an hour, Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. 941-625-4175. Deep Creek 2763, DC Elks 2763 „ Open 1 p.m. ~ Dinner Specials, Prime Rib, Ribs & more 5-7:30 p.m. ESCAPE 6:30-9:30 p.m. Reservations: 941-249-8067 TODAYBasic Exercise, 9-10 a.m., $3/ class. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Join Brenda for fun & good workout! North Port Moose, Friday Fun with lunch & dinner specials! Karaoke at 7 & Prime Rib available at 5! 14156 Tamiami Trl NP 9414262126 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Lunch 11-2, Fish Fry/Rib Dinner 5-7, Music by DJ Scotty 6-10, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Pinochle, 12-3 p.m., $2/pp. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Enjoy the fun with Chris! Deep Creek 2763, DC Elks 2763 „ Open 1 p.m. ~ Dinner Specials, Prime Rib, Ribs & more 5-7:30 p.m. ESCAPE 6:30-9:30 p.m. Reservations: 941-249-8067 AMVETS 312 Dinner, Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5-7 Friday Fish Nite Darts 7:00 Music 6:30-930 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 AMVETS 312 Dinner, Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5-7 Friday Fish Nite Darts 7:00 Music 6:30-930 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 Pinochle, 6-9 p.m., $2/pp. N P Senior Center, 426-2204. Come join in the fun with Rochelle! SATURDAYNorth Port Moose, Ship cap and crew at 1! St. Louis bbq ribs dinner special! 14156 Tamiami Trl NP 941-426-2126 North Port VFW, Members & Guests, Lunch 11-2, Pool Table, Bowling, Jukebox...whats your pleasure? 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 2000 Euchre, Euchre 11:30-3:30 p.m. $10 entre fees Wing Fest 2-8 p.m. Gill & Rhonda @ 7:30 p.m. 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Deep Creek 2763, DC Elks „ Open 1 p.m. Dinner Specials, Prime Rib, Ribs & more 5-7:30 p.m. Tim & Rosanne 6:30-9:30 p.m. Reservations: 941-249-8067 SOA 2000 Wing Fest, 10 Flavors to choose from 2-8 p.m. Pot. $2 carry outs available Gill & Rhonda @ 7:30 p.m. 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Bion Cantorum Choral Christmas Concert, Join Bion Cantorum for Christmas is ComingŽ on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 25250 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. All seats $15. Call 941.626.1070 or go to Tickets at the door cash only. Mens Over 60 Basketball League, Woodmere Park January-March every Wednesday night. 6-9 p.m. Call Terry Wolfe (802)345-1107 for more information. Featured Event Featured EventPAID ADVERTISEMENT PAID ADVERTISEMENT The Community Calendar items are entered by the event organizers and are run as submitted.Ž To submit an item, go to, select an edition and click on the Community CalendarŽ link on the left. Click Submit Event,Ž and fill out the appropriate information. Charlotte County holiday schedule:€ Charlotte County government business of“ces, including the Murdock Administration Center … Closed. € Punta Gorda/ Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau Of“ce … Closed. Visitors looking for activities to do can either visit or call 1-800-652-6090. € Charlotte Utilities Department (Water & Sewer) customer service will be closed. You can still pay your bill at www. (select Utilities in the Popular Links) or at 941764-4300. Standby staff will be on call for utility emergencies at 941-764-4300. € Garbage Collection … Collection will shift by one day starting Thursday (Thursday pickup will be on Friday and Friday pickup will be on Saturday) € Mini-Transfer Facilities (both West Charlotte and Mid-County) … Closed. € Zemel Road Land“ll … Closed Thursday. Open Friday. Of“ce closed Thursday and Friday. € Charlotte County Transit … Closed. € All Human Services Of“ces … Closed. € Community Services Administration Of“ces … Closed. € Charlotte County Library Administration and History Services Of“ces … Closed. € Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood Libraries … Closed. € Mid-County Regional Library … Closed Thursday. Open Friday € Capt. Don Cerbone Memorial Skate Park … Open. € J.M. Berlin/Rotary Skate Park … Closed. € Ann & Chuck Dever Regional Park Pool … Closed. € Port Charlotte Beach Park Pool … Closed. € South County Regional Park Pool … Closed Thursday. Open Friday € South County Regional Park Recreation Closed Thursday. Open Friday € Tringali Park Recreation Center … Closed. € Harold Avenue Park Recreation Center … Closed. € Port Charlotte Beach Park Recreation Center … Closed. € Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center Of“ces … Closed. € Charlotte Sports Park County Of“ces „ Closed. € Fire/EMS Headquarters will be closed … All other stations will be open. € The Charlotte County Sheriffs Administrative and District Of“ces will be closed Thursday and Friday. There will be no change in County Jail visitation hours, which will be held all day Thanksgiving. Englewood Water District of“ces will be closed Friday. Englewood Area Fire Control District administration of“ces will be closed Thursday and Friday.Sarasota County:€ Sarasota County Government of“ces, including the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. € Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) regular services will be suspended on Thanksgiving Day. The SCAT administration of“ce and downtown transfer station customer service window will be closed Thursday and Friday. Full bus services will resume a normal schedule Friday. € Trash collections. There will be no collection Thursday for Sarasota County customers. Residents with Thursday pickup will get service Friday. Customers with Friday pickup will get service Saturday. Place materials at the curb by 6 a.m. the day of pickup. € The Central Sarasota County Land“ll and the Citizens Convenience Center will be closed Thursday and Friday. The Citizens Convenience Center at 4010 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis, will be closed Thursday but will be open Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All three centers will be open Saturday. € Libraries and Historical Resources will be closed Thursday and Friday. Normal hours apply Saturday. € Knight Trail Park pistol and ri”e range will be closed Wednesday and Thursday. Friday hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. € Recreation centers will be closed Thursday and Friday.Closed for Thanksgiving holiday Fleetwood MacBased in Atlanta, GA, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation, and a visually engaging stage show. The six members of Rumours are professional musicians with experience across the spectrum of genre … folk, blues, country, rock, and everything in between. 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 OUR TOWN „ FAITH & FAMILYNAME: Marc Wragg CHURCH: Saving Grace Bible Church LOCATION: 2550 Englewood Road, Englewood SERVICE TIMES: Sunday service 9 a.m. and Sunday school at 10:30 a.m.Q How did you get your start as a Pastor?AI was “rst saved while attending a church for a month and became disenchanted and later exposed to a teacher who helped me to understand the Word, and from that time forward I pursued ministry. Sixteen years later I was led to come to my current position with Saving Grace. Our current church was formerly known as the Good Shepard and has now become Saving Grace because they had the same desire to study as we do.ŽQ What is the most challenging thing about what you do? AI would say trying to live the example of Christ. To live life like Christ is the greatest challenge for any one of us.ŽQ What makes your church or congregation unique?AWe have four basic principles that we live by to seek to exult God in song and word, we are committed to “nd what the original author meant when he wrote the Bible, we are committed to edifying the saints through discipleship and counseling, and we are committed to evangelism to the lost.Ž Nominate your religious leader for Meet the Preacher! Email contact information to Debra Gouvellis at dgouvellis@ Wragg of Saving Grace Bible ChurchSUN PHOTOS BY DEBRA GOUVELLISMarc Wragg is the Pastor/Teacher at Saving Grace Bible Church in Englewood. We are one body and two locations. We have our South Campus in Englewood and our North Campus in Osprey,Ž said Wragg. The Englewood Saving Grace is located at 2550 Englewood Road. For more information, visit their website at Meet the Preacher:Resale shop specialsSt. Vincent de Pauls/ St. Max Resale Shop, 17753 Toledo Blade Blvd. and State Road 776, Port Charlotte, Black Friday and Saturday specials are 75 percent off Christmas, (over $1), 20 percent off all small appliances, tables and chairs. All clothing is $1 except boutique. The shop is closed on Monday. Shop hours are Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out the dot specials throughout the shop ranging from 25 cents to $3. All pro“ts go to buy food for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.Parents Day OutDo you need some kid-free shopping time? Or maybe just some time alone with your signi“cant other? Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte, will give you that time „ free „ with a Christmas Crafts afternoon for children age 2 through grade 5, from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 (or any amount of time within those four hours). They will serve the children a light, pizza lunch around 12:20 p.m. The rest of the afternoon they will create Christmas Crafts, play games, and watch a movie. They will be outside for some of the games, weather permitting, so kids should dress accordingly. The number of children is limited to the “rst 50 who register. To reserve a spot, email Holly at ChildrenDirector. or call Dana at 941-979-9927 to provide the required information. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Nov. 29.Santas HelpersKays Ponger & Uselton and Lemon Bay Funeral Homes and Cremation Services and Gulf Pines Memorial Park have teamed up with Santas Helpers to bring hope to disadvantaged children. The objectives of the annual toy drive are to help children in need experience the joy of the holidays, to nurture the development of children, to unite members of local communities in a common cause and to contribute to the future betterment of communities. Please drop off new, unwrapped toys to one of the following locations by Dec. 15: 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte; 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda; 1935 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice; 2 Buchans Landing, Englewood or 2401 Englewood Road, Englewood. For more information visit www. saleEnglewood United Methodist Church will have a huge Christmas items rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Fellowship Hall, 700 E. Dearborn St. All proceeds will help the churchs Foundations Early Childhood Education Center. For more information, see www. or call Foundations weekdays, 941-681-3169.All German ServiceOn Saturday, The North Port Community United Church of Christ, 3450 S. Biscayne Drive, will hold its all German Worship Service at 3 pm. The Rev. Attila Szemesi of“ciates and Dr. Charles Wolf provides the music. Following the service there is a Fellowship Hour to visit with your friends. For more information, call the church of“ce at 941-4265580 or contact Pastor Attila at npcuccpastor@ RELIGION BRIEFSRELIGION | 5 To Place Your Ad In Our Worship Directory Please Call (941) 429-3110 ASSEMBLIES OF GOD COMMUNITY LIFEt oge t her w e can m a k e a d i erence Co mm uni ty L ife Cen t er Church i s a grou p of p eo pl e in P or t Char l o tt e p a ss iona t e abou t our j ourne y in G o d.JOIN US! 19 0 48 E dgewa t er D ri v e Por t C h ar l o tt e, FL 33948Questions? (941) 629-0999Find us on Facebook, Instagram, or www.clclive.orgSundays at 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays at 7 p.m.**Children and Youth Services Available (Theres something for everyone!) ANGLICAN CATHOLICTrinity Anglican Church1928 Book of Common PrayerWorshiping at MacDonald HallSunday, 10am2230 Hariet St., Port CharlotteFor Info Contact Don Kieffer941-235-8052 BAPTISTEastside Baptist ChurchPastor Mike Mowry6220 Golf Course Blvd., Punta Gorda639-1648Sunday Worship 11am & 6pm Sunday School 9:45am AWANAŽ Wednesday 6:00-7:45pmWed. Discipleship & Prayer Service 6:45 pmNursery & Childrens program BAPTISTFirst Baptist Church Port Charlotte20035 Quesada Ave. Jim McCarty, PastorSUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM WORSHIP 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM 12:30 Hispanic ServiceCall for information on weekly activities and special events.24-HOUR INFO LINE 629-0444 BAPTIST INDEPENDENT You are Invited to Berean Baptist Churchwww.BereanBaptistPortCharlotte.org17377 Godwin Avenue(Located off Collingswood Blvd)Port Charlotte € 941-629-7053Bible Study 9:30 amSun. Worship Service 10:30am & 6:00 pm Sunday School 9:30 amWed. Evening Service 6:30 pm BAPTIST BIBLE VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH1538 Nash Terrace Pt. Charlotte, FL 33953 (Located off Biscayne Dr.)(941) 220-8317 SalvationVictory.comSunday 10am Wednesday 7pmExpository Bible Preaching & Teaching BAPTIST SUNCOAST BAPTIST CHURCH 410 Warrington Blvd. Port Charlotte 941-625-8550 Eric McConnell, Senior Pastor Sunday … 9:15 am Sunday School 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Worship Wednesday … 6:45 pm AWANA 7:00 pm Aftershock Youth Group & Adult Bible Study BAPTIST Peace River Baptist Church478 Berry Street, Punta Gorda www.peaceriverbaptist” .org Jim Stultz, Pastor 637-6768Sunday School 9:45amSunday Worship 8:30am, 11:00am, 6:00pmTuesday Youth Group & A.W.A.N.A. 6:00pm 8:00pmWednesday Prayer, Bible Study 6:30pm BAPTISTFIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PUNTA GORDA459 Gill St., Punta Gorda639-3857www.fbcpuntagorda.orgRev. Bill Frank, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship Services … 11:00 a.m. Team Kid Wednesday6:00 p.m. Prayer/Bible Study 6:15 p.m. Nursery Provided CATHOLICSAN ANTONIO CATHOLIC CHURCH24445 Rampart Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33980 (941) 624-3799sanantoniorcc.orgWeekdays 8AM Saturdays 8:30AM Saturday 9AM-10AM Confessions Saturday Vigil 3:30 Civil Holiday 9AM Sunday 7AM, 9AM & 11AM Holy Days 6:30PM CHRISTIANMURDOCK CHRISTIAN CHURCH 17500 Elmwood Ave., Murdock255-1858Minister Mark Tyree Sunday Worship 10:30am Sunday School 9:30amEmail: info@murdockcc.comWebsite: EPISCOPALSt. James Episcopal Church1365 Viscaya Dr., Port Charlotte627-4000The Rev. Cesar OliveroSunday Worship 8 am & 10:30 amHoly EucharistPraise and Worship/Adult Bible EPISCOPALTHE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD401 W. Henry St., Punta Gorda639-2757The Rev. Roy W. Tuff, Pastor "All Are Welcome"Sundays 8 & 10 am Holy Eucharist Nursery Available at 10am Svc. Email: CHURCH OF CHRIST ENGLEWOOD EAST CHURCH OF CHRIST9600 Gulfstream Blvd Englewood, FL 34224-9256(941) 475-4973Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Worship Service 11:00 am Junior Church all ages 11 am Wednesday Bible Study 6:00 pm Jim Chandler, Pastor EPISCOPAL ST. NATHANIELSEPISCOPAL CHURCH4200 Biscayne Dr, North Port426-2520Priest-In-Charge Rev. Andrea R. Hayden Sundays Holy Eucharist 8:00 am Rite I 10:00 am Rite II ALL ARE WELCOME INTER DENOMINATION DEEP CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH1500 Cooper St., Punta Gorda 941-235-REALSaturday Night 5:00 Sunday Services 9:00am & 10:45amwww.dc3.TVReal Love, Real People LUTHERAN CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH WELS 941-766-935723456 Olean Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980Corner of Kings Hwy. & OleanBible Discovery Hour 9:30am Sunday Worship 10:30am Alan Gumm, Pastor Website: LUTHERANLIVING WATERS LUTHERAN CHURCH & PRESCHOOL, ELCA12475 Chancellor Blvd.(North Port Blvd. & Chancellor)North Port € 941-625-8090Sunday Worship LUTHERAN HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN, ELCA2565 Tamiami Trail, Pt. Charlotte625-5262Traditional Service 7:45, 11:00 AM Celebration Service 9:00 AMRev. Ken & Andrea Barrios Co-PastorsFood Pantry Open Mon. & Wed. 9am-12pmEmail: of“ LUTHERANFAITH LCMSPunta Gorda"Welcome Home!" 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The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 OUR TOWN „ FAITH & FAMILYthings at that time: He was never getting married again; and life in Florida was part of his past. Of course, he didnt count on connecting with a recently widowed Janet at a bereavement support group. Both their marriage and the bishops return to Trinity are going on a strong four years now, although visits back to the frozen North to visit with children and grandchildren are a frequent respite from all the warm, sunny weather plaguing them here.Anglican Catholic Church distinctionsWith its archbishop, the Most Rev. Mark Haverland, based in Athens, Georgia, serving as the faiths spiritual leader, the Anglican Catholic Church is separate from what most know as the Anglican Church in England, or the Episcopal Church here in the USA. According to Lazarczyk, the main differences encompass a more conservative, traditional or orthodoxŽ focus, with the Anglican Catholic Church retaining the 1928 Book of Common Prayer and 1940 Hymnal. These texts keep to the tradition of not ordaining women as clergy, for instance, and thus the church seeks to keep to the old ways and not participate in the sweeping changes voted in by the Episcopal and related church leadership in recent years. It differs from the Roman Catholic Church chie”y in not following the popes infallibility, as that faith does, although the Anglican Catholic Church does celebrate the same sacraments and many of the same Holy Days as the Church in Rome. Most of Trinitys members, according to Lazarczyk and Deacon Gene Willis, come from the Episcopal Church, as they have become dissatis“ed with that denomination and wish to get back to old Catholic traditions. And despite their small numbers, they are engaged in making a difference in the community „ putting together baskets for those in need around Christmas and Easter, as well as offering “nancial support for Port Charlotte Middle School to use for students who need a little extra help with food, clothes, etc. The church also supports sister churches overseas, mainly Africa, Lazarczyk said. Anyone is welcome to come enjoy a Sunday service at Trinity and learn more about the church. There is no Sunday school, just a 10 a.m. service. Holy Day services may differ „ Christmas Eve Midnight MassŽ is at noon, after all „ but all are welcome to those too. Membership too is an easy process. The main confession of faith is the Nicene Creed, and there is little formality to joining beyond stating a desire to do so. Speak with Lazarczyk or Willis for more details. For more information, visit, call 631-682-9923, or email help@trinityacc. org.TRINITYFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY MARION PUTMANThe altar at Trinity Anglican Church features a tabernacle gifted to the church from Bishop Stan Lazarczyks former parish in Boston, St. Botolophs, where he supplied services for ve years when he was back in Massachusetts. PHOTO PROVIDEDBishop Stan Lazarczyk, second from left, is the sole survivor of Trinity Anglicans original founders, pictured here in a photo given pride of place in the church sanctuary. The other founders are, from left, Ed Robedee; the bishops late rst wife, Yvonne Lazarczyk; Joy Robedee; and Margo Lang. The pictures caption notes it is from March 23, 2008. Handels MessiahConductor Robert Romanski will lead the Englewood United Methodist Church Chancel Choir with guest members from other area choirs in presenting the Christmas portion of Handels MessiahŽ at 4 p.m. Dec. 1 in the sanctuary at 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood. The presentation will be accompanied by a professional chamber orchestra and organist Fonda Davies. The $15 tickets are available online, weekdays in the church of“ce, Sundays after worship services, and at the door while they last. Tickets are free for students and children with a paying adult. See www.englewoodumc. net or call 941-474-5588 weekdays. Register for recommended free childcare, available for ages 3 and under only, by calling extension 257 or in person during Church hours by Nov. 25.Rummage sale plannedSt. Vincent de Paul, Sacred Heart Conference, in Punta Gorda, will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 1, at its distribution center at 25200 Airport Road, on the northeast corner of Taylor and Airport Roads. Please, no pets. A variety of items including household goods, furniture, clothing, jewelry, linens, shoes, purses, toys and books will be available. No merchandise may be inspected nor sold before 9 a.m. Proceeds will help the organization provide much-needed assistance to deserving families and individuals throughout Charlotte County. Rain date is Dec. 8.Welcome Santa ClausPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., will host a mens pancake breakfast featuring Santa Claus from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Dec. 1. All the pancakes you can eat, plus scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage links, hash browns, orange juice, coffee and tea, only $5. Kids under 6 and adults over 90 eat free. Kids 7-12, $2. For more information, call 941-625-4356.Saturday seminarsPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., will host Saturday seminars, Being Christian in Roman Corinth,Ž beginning at 10 a.m. on Dec. 1. Corinth was a major focus of Pauls ministry and home to a group of congregations with whom Paul had an extended relationship. He wrote 1 and 2 Corinthians to these churches; he wrote 1 and 2 Thessalonians and Romans from Corinth. For more information, call 941-625-4356.Free movie eventOn Dec. 1, the movie The Nativity Story,Ž will be shown at The North Port Community United Church of Christ, 3450 S. Biscayne at 3 pm. This free family movie event begins the Advent Season with a movie for the whole family. This is the Christmas Story depicting an incredible journey of hope and discovery. Concessions will be available. For more information, call 941-426-5580.Barbershop ChristmasPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., will host a Barbershop Quartet Christmas, The Music of ChristmasŽ featuring The Suncoast Statesmen,Ž at 3 p.m. on Dec. 2. Join us for this musical treat to begin the holiday season. For more information, call 941-625-4356.RELIGIONFROM PAGE 4 To Place Your Ad In Our Worship Directory Please Call (941) 429-3110 METHODISTCHRIST COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN HARBOUR HEIGHTS27000 Sunnybrook Road941-629-1593Pastor Josh Landen Sunday Worship at 10 am Communion & Covered Dish Dinner First Sunday of the Month Hall available for Rent METHODIST EDGEWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH19190 Cochran Blvd.(At the corner of US 41 & Cochran Blvd.)www.edgewaterchurch.com625-3039Pastor Dan Prine Services:Saturday Night Contemporary Worship Service 6:00pm8:00am Traditional 9:30 & 11:00am Contemporary11:00am Sunday Bible Study Class Sunday School: 9:30 € Nursery Provided PRESBYTERIAN FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PORT CHARLOTTESUNDAY HOURS 10:00am Worship Coffee Fellowship 9:00am 9:00am Sunday School Pastor Terri Jo Crego2230 Hariet St.-Between Midway & PRESBYTERIANFIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF NORTH PORTLearning to Live from Gods WordSunday 11:15am & 5:00pm Traditional Worship ServiceRev. Arnold Brevick, Pastor(941) 421-8163 5600 S. Biscayne Drive www.fpcnorthport” .net Presbyterian Church In America PRESBYTERIAN FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PUNTA GORDA25250 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda639-1959Rev. Stephen MockSunday WorshipNew Beginnings Service 9 am Traditional Service 10:30 amWatch Services Live via Website ECO A Covenant Order Of Evangelical Presbyterians UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST PILGRIM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST24515 Rampart Blvd. Pt. Charlotte629-2633Rev. Matthew L. Neumann, Sr. PastorSunday Traditional Service 8:00am Contemporary Service 10:00am Nursery & Childrens Church Provided during all services. THE SALVATION ARMY CHRISTIAN CHURCH AND CHARITY 2120 Loveland Blvd.Port Charlotte, Florida 33980941-629-3170Pastor: Major Ed & Major Carla Binnix9:45am Sunday School/all ages 10:50am Sunday Worship5:30pm TuesdaysYouth Ministries6:00pm WednesdaysBible LUTHERANLUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE CROSS LCMS2300 Luther Road, Port Charlotte627-6060Sunday Worship 7:45 & 10:15amChristian Education Hour Sunday 9:00 a.m.Rev. R. Brian Stolarczyk, PastorRev. Mark Schoenherr. Winter Asst. PastorNursery ProvidedEmail: www.lccross.orgLCMS METHODISTPORT CHARLOTTE UNITED METHODIST21075 Quesada Ave.941-625-4356Pastor Harold LewisWorship Services8:00 a.m. Traditional Service 8:00 a.m. Radio Broadcast on WVIJ FM91.7 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Service 11:00 a.m. Traditional Service Sunday School 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. METHODISTTRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH4285 Wesley Lane North PortDirections: www. trinityumcnorthport.org941-426-1734 Pastor Danny ChronisterAdult & Childrens Worship 9:00AM Adult Sunday School 10:30 AMThe Spirit is Alive At Trinity!Ž NONDENOMINATIONNew HopeChristian FellowshipAt Liberty Elementary370 Atwater StreetCoffee 9:00 € Worship 10:00www.onlinenewhope.com941-204-3283 & 941-276-4593 NONDENOMINATION Blessed Assurance Bible ChapelWorship Service with Meaningful Bible MessageSunday Mornings 10:00amA different speaker each week. 866 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941-249-9662A ministry of the SouthWest Florida Bible Institute, Inc.Refreshments after every service PRESBYTERIAN BURNT STORE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH11330 Burnt Store Rd., Punta Gorda(2 miles south of US 41)941.639.0001 www.bspconline.orgTraditional Service 8:15 am & 11:00 amContemporary Service 9:40 amFaithworks class 9:40 am M.Y.P.L.A.C.E Youth Group 11:30 amCo ee & pastries between 1st and 2nd service in Fellowship Hall. Nursery available at all services. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTOpen and Af“ rming Rev. Michael Ford 1201 Aqui Esta Drive, Punta Gordawww.puntagorda-ucc.com637-8443Worship at 10:00am LUTHERAN1379 McCall Rd. (Gulf Cove) Port Charlotte, FL 33981 941-828-1910Pastor Brian Albrecht8:30am & 10:30am Worship. 9:45am Sunday School. Email: tlcsw” Trinity Lutheran Church SWFL (LCMS) METHODIST507 W. Marion Ave. Punta Gorda, FL 33950 639-3842Rev. Michael LoomisSunday Worship 8:00 & 11:00 a.m. Contemporary Service 9:15 a.m. Adult, Teen & Childrens Sunday SchoolNursery Provided PRESBYTERIAN Living & Learning Gods WordSun. Traditional Uplifting Worship 10:30 a.m.10548 Kings Hwy., 4 mi. N.E. of 1-75941-743-7971gracelakesuzy.orgPresbyterian Church in America UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTA SPIRITUAL HOME WHERE RELIGION AND REASON MEETUNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIPOF CHARLOTTE COUNTY Rev. 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CATS OK Call 941-488-5672 CLASSIFIED WORKS! 1095 MANUFACTURED HOMES FOR SALE 2692 NE HIGHWAY 70 ARCADIA 55+ Active Community Affordable Manufactured Homes!!! 1 Year FREEGolf Membership With Any Home Purchase! Call to Schedule An Appointment For a Tour! Ted 800-538-2590 NEW 3/2 DblWide Delivered & Set-Up on Your Lot w/ Skirting, Steps & Air! Only $58,795. + Tax. Financing For ALL Credit Scores Avail! Prestige Homes, Punta Gorda 941-637-1122 1210 HOMES FOR RENT NEED A RENTAL Paradise Properties & Rentals, Inc 941-625-RENT PORT CHARLOTTE, 2/1/CP, Large Yard, W/D Hookups. $900/mo. 1st, Last & Sec req. Call Jim Crain 941-924-2764


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 9CLASSIFIEDS 1210 HOMES FOR RENT PUNTA GORDA 2b r /2b a mobile home (2005) $900/mo A LSO STUDIO Furn Nice Clean, $600/mo 941-456-2884 1240 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR RENT VENICE Near Beach, 2/2 Corner unit, 2nd floor, $1200/mo 941-492-5050 INVESTMENT REALTY OF W.Fl. 1350 EFFICIENCIES FOR RENT HARBOUR HEIGHTS c l ose to river, newly renovated efficiencies w cable & internet, Sunny brookMotel 941-625-6400 1390 VACATION/ SEASONAL RENTALS COASTAL CAPE HAZE LUXURY VACATION CONDO RENTAL STUNNING2B/2BA W/ PRIVATEGARAGE. TOTALLY REFURBISHED! NEWAPPLI-ANCES,ALLNEWTROPICAL FURNITURE& ACCESSORIES. TURN-KEYREADY. PRISTINE GATEDRESORT, POOL, SPA,CLUBHOUSE& LOTSMORE. MINUTESTOBEACH& BAY. AVAILDECEMBERTHRUMARCH941-769-0200 ENGLEWOOD, N. PORT, ROTONDA AND PC GREAT SELECTION OF SEASONAL RENTALS!WEST COAST/ PROPERTY Mgmt PORT CHARLOTTE 2 Room TROPICAL GET-A-WAYS Waterfront, Wifi, Daily, Wkly Extend a Stay $320. wk + Up Non smoker 941-661-4262. VENICE BIRD BAY 2br/2ba first floor, $2800/mo 3 month Min. 941-492-5050 INVESTMENT REALTY OF W.Fl. VENICE PELICAN POINTE 3/2/2 with pool 6 mths $2300/mo no tax; 4 mth $4000+tax; 3 mths $4500 + tax 941-492-5050 INVESTMENT REALTY OF W.Fl. 1420 WANTED TO RENT L OO KIN G T O RENT!! 2 bedroom, fully furnished house, apartment, or mobile home January March 2019 865-335-8037 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE SELLING YOUR HOME, CONDO, or LOT?We Can help you.Advertise your home, condo, or lot with us and reach over 175,000 readers in Charlotte, Sarasota, & DeSoto Counties and online everyday. Ask about our 90 day special.Call one of our classified experts for all the details at 866-463-1638 Realtors Welcome! ABargainHunters Delight Checkthe ClassifiedsFirst! AWhole Marketplaceof Shoppingisrightat your Fingertips! ARCADIA 5 ACRES!! Cleared, surveyed, new fence & lots of Oaks $59,900 firm 863-444-8210 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE THE LAST BEST LOT AT MERCHANT'S CROSSING ALMOSTANACREAT1599 PLACIDARD. (RT775) ENGLEWOOD ACROSSFROMPUBLIXANDBEALLS.WATER, SEWER ANDTURNINGLANEIN PLACE. IDEALFORMULTI-UNITBUILDING(S), OFFICE,ORCONDOS. NEIGHBORING LOTSPRICEDAT$1.8 AND$1.9 MILLIONDOLLARS!!! OURGIVE-AWAY PRICEŽ ONLY$329,000W/ SHORTTERMFINANCING POSSIBLE. 941-769-0200 1515 WATERFRONT LOTS DIRECT GULF ACCESS LOWEST PRICED LEMON BAY LOTDEEPSAILBOATWATER, 1/4 ACRE, BAYVIEWS, NEWSEA-WALL, 2 MINSTOICW, 6 MINS TOGULFONLY$239,900 941-769-0200 MANASOTA KEYLOT 1/2 acre, Wooded & Private! 4 Public Beaches within 5 mins, No HOA! Close to Everything! 1 Lot off Water. Build your Dream Beach Retreat! $189,000 941-475-1379 ROTONDA SHORES3415 ETHLYNLANEBACKSUPTOA200+ ACRE WILDLIFEPRESERVE. NICE,QUIET, CLEANNEIGHBORHOOD. ONLY$19,900 AND NOHOA FEES.941-769-0200 1620 COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY THE LAST BEST LOT AT MERCHANT'S CROSSING ALMOSTANACREAT1599 PLACIDARD. (RT775) ENGLEWOODACROSSFROMPUBLIXANDBEALLS.WATER,SEWERANDTURNINGLANEIN PLACE. IDEALFORMULTI-UNIT BUILDING(S), OFFICE, OR CONDOS. NEIGHBORINGLOTS PRICEDAT$1.8 AND$1.9MILLIONDOLLARS!!! OURGIVE-AWAY PRICEŽONLY$329,000 WITHSHORT TERMFINANCINGPOSSIBLE. 941-769-0200 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! 2000EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT 2005Services 2010Professional 2015Banking 2020Clerical 2025Computer 2030Medical 2035Musical 2040 Restaurant/Hotel2050SkilledTrades 2060Management 2070Sales 2090Child/Adult Care Needed 2100General 2110Part-time/ Temp 2115Home Based Business 2120Seeking Employment 2005 SERVICES PROFESSIONAL RESUMES SARASOTA/CHARLCO. CALLFORDETAILS 941-214-5257 2010 PROFESSIONAL THE CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING DEPT. WILL BE CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND. *We Will Re-Open at 8:00am, Friday, November 23rd*DEADLINES FOR CLASSIFIED LINE ADS ARE AS FOLLOWS : Monday November 19th at 11:30am for Wednesday November 22nd Tuesday November 20th at 12:00pm for Thursday, November 22nd and 2:30pm for Friday, November 23rd. 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Apply in Person: 11-3 131 W Marion Ave Punta Gorda, FL or Email resume anytime to: 2040 RESTAURANT/ HOTEL WANTEDEXPD, TEAM MEMBERSSERVERS AND BARTENDERSFor Busy Waterfront Restaurant Apply in Person: White Elephant Pub 1855 Gulf Blvd. Englewood 2050 SKILLED TRADES ASST. MANAGER with Tire Store Experience. $40K $60K per year. Call 941-639-5681 JERRYS PEST SOLUTIONS is looking for a qualified Certified Pest Control Operator Must hold Lic & GHP, L & O and termite and other WDO. Only Qualified Candidates need to apply. Please submit resume to ROOFER/LABORER NEEDEDExperience preferred but will train. Valid drivers lic. Required! 941-628-0251 2100 GENERAL ASSISTANT DISTRICT MANAGERSSUN NEWSPAPERSThe Sun is currently seeking part-time Assistant District Managers in our Circulation Department. Our Assistant District Managers work directly with an independent contractor network to manage home delivery and customer relations. Responsibilities include contractor recruitment and orienting, meeting established service goals, resolving service errors, managing contractor draw and insuring customer satisfaction. Must be able to work early mornings hours, weekends and holidays in an office/warehouse environment and outdoors in various temperatures and weather conditions. Requires valid Florida drivers license and insurance. Must have reliable transportation to perform daily job responsibilities. Opportunities available in Charlotte/Punta Gorda and North Port/En glewood. 25-30 hours per week. Starting pay $12$13/hr. Phone allowance, mileage reimbursement. Drug free workplace Pre-employment drug testing required Apply at: 23170 Harbrview Road Port Charlotte, FL 33980 E-mail: BUSSINESS MAN l oo ki ng f or someone in Englewood area to drive him 2 days a week, 3 hrs a day @ $15/hr, Call Frank (941)-662-6142 The Venice Gondolier Sun is now taking applications for carriers in Venice and surrounding areas. Must have dependable vehicle, a valid Florida Drivers License and proof of insurance. Apply in person: 200 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285 No Phone Calls Please. CARRIERS NEEDED DRYWALL HANGER NEEDED Must be Experienced, Have Own Tools, Transportaion & Be Reli able. (941)-456-5151 H O U S E C LEANER with High Standards, Attention to Details, Hard Worker, Consistently Reliable & Ethical. $15./hr.Background Check Req. 941-661-7674 PROOFREADER … The Charlotte Sun is looking a proofreader to help prevent grammar, spelling and punctuation mistakes in its daily publications. A strong understanding of grammar rules and spelling is necessary. Knowledge of AP style is a plus. Job is part time and requires evening and weekends. Send resume or letter of interest to The Sun is a drug workplace. S I S TER S F O R S ENI O R S is growing! We are hiring part-time Homemakers and Companions to work with seniors in Venice and surrounding areas. Apply at 2100 GENERAL IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! We Have Several Open Positions for Sales Representatives to Promote the Sun Newspapers at Various Locations, Grocery Stores, and Events Throughout the Area. This is an Enjoyable Year-Round Position with the Potential to Earn $100$300+ Per Day on a Part Time Basis! Perfect for College Students, Retirees, and as Supplemental Income. This is an Opportunity to Work in a Positive, Profess ional Work Environment with Flexible Hours. If You Are: 18 or Older, Outgoing, Dependable, and Professional and have Reliable Transportation and a Cell Phone, We Want to Talk to You! Background Checks are Performed. We Offer: Complete and Thorough Training Flexible Work Schedules Weekly Bonuses Unlimited Earning Potential Opportunity for Advancement Into Management! 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Please contact them at 239-936-8930 for information. To my patients: My wish is that you stay in the best of health. It has been a privilege serving you. Dr. William Letson, Jr. FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! To Place a FREE Merchandise Ad Go to: Click on Place Ad. If You`ve Advertised Online with Us Before or Not Just Click Register and Follow the Prompts. FREE Ads are for Merchandise UNDER $500. and the Ad Must be Placed Online by You. One Item Per Ad, the Ad Must be 3 Lines or Less, Price Must Appear in the Ad. Your Ad Will Appear Online for 7 Days and in Print Wednesday ThroughSunday. Some Restrictions Do Apply. LIMIT 5 FREE ADS PER WEEK Need To Place a Classified Ad? Enter Your Classified Ad and Pay With Your Credit Card 24 Hours a Day, 7 Daysa Week. 3010 ANNOUNCEMENTS IT IS WITH MIXED EMOTIONS I AMANNOUNCINGTHETEMPORARYCLOSEOFMY OFFICEASOFNOVEMBER13, 2018. ITHAS BEENAGREATPLEASURE PROVIDINGFORYOUR HEALTHCARENEEDSOVERTHE TIMEYOUHAVEBEENMY PATIENTS, ANDITISNOTEASY FORMETOGIVEITUP. I RECOMMENDLOOKINGFORA NEWPHYSICIANASSOONAS POSSIBLETOAVOIDANY INTERRUPTIONINYOUR MEDICALCARE. THEDOCTORBELOWHAS AGREEDTOTAKEOVERMY PATIENTS. DR. DAVIDS. BALLESTASM.D, P.A. MEDICAL PAVILLION WALK IN CLIN IC 2525 HARBOR BLVD. SUITE 10, PORT CHARLOTTE 941-629-9190 YOUCANALSOCONTACTTHE HOSPITALINYOURAREA. THEY HAVEAREFERRALSERVICETO ASSISTYOUWITHFINDINGA NEWPHYSICIANBYGIVINGYOU NAMESOFDOCTORSINTHE AREAWHOAREACCEPTINGNEW PATIENTSIFYOUDONOT CHOOSETOUSEDR. BALLESTASATMEDICAL PAVILLION WALK IN CLINIC. YOURMEDICALRECORDSARE CONFIDENTIALANDACOPYCAN BETRANSFERREDTOYOURNEW DOCTORORRELEASEDTOYOU ORANOTHERPERSONYOU DESIGNATEON LYTHROUGH YOURPERMISSIONATNOCOST TOYOU. YOUMUSTSIGNAN AUTHORIZATIONFORMAND RETURNITTOMYOFFICEAS SOONASPOSSIBLESOWECAN TRANSFERYOURRECORDSTO YOURNEWDOCTOR. UNTIL THEN, YOURRECORDSWILL REMAINONFILEATDR. JANICK`SOFFICE. I HAVEGREATLYVALUEDOUR RELATIONSHIPANDTHANKYOU FORYOURLOYALTYAND FRIENDSHIPOVERTHEYEARS. I WISHYOUCONTINUEDHEALTH ANDWELLNESS. IFYOUDESIRE, I ANTICIPATE NOTIFYINGYOUOFMYRETURN TOPRACTICEINTHESPRING2019. 3020 PERSONALS SINGLE FEMALE SEEKS SIN GLE MALE 45-70for possible relationship. 941-201-9853 3065 BIBLE STUDY & CHURCHES BIBLE STUDY BEGINNING SUNDAY, OCT. 14TH FEB. 10TH @5PM. The Book of Isaiah Ž New Hope Baptist Church Fellowship hall. 2100 Englewood Rd. Eng. FL 34223 Public is invited and encouraged to attend. work book donation To register or for more information, call the church office at 941-474-7647 or e-mail CAL VAR Y BIBLE CHURCH 1936 E. Venice Ave. Venice Friday at 9am. Study features video teachings of noted Bible Scholars on various subjects. For more info. Call Rev. Jones at: 941-485-7070 or visit CERTIFIED CHRISTIAN COUNSELING941-8764416Liberty Community Church North Port Charlotte Charlotte County House of Prayer Night Watch Fridays 7pm-9pm Worship-Word-Prayer One River-One Stream 992 Tamiami Trail Unit I Port Charlotte 941 249-8946 COMMUNITY CENTER 4PM 7PM each Wednesday. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 23456 Olean Blvd. PC, Open to All Ages. For more info 941-766-9357 FAITH BUILDERS A Basic Study to Build your Christian Faith. Call Pastor Gumm at Christ the King Lutheran Church for times. 941-766-9357 Port Charlotte GATEWAY WORSHIP PRAYER & HEALING ROOMS If you need healing, we want to pray with you! Our prayer teams are available to minister to you every Thursday 7:30 pm-8:30 pm. For information call 863-832-4418 5377 Dunkin Rd., Punta Gorda 33982 Jesus Still Heals Today! 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Page 10 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018CLASSIFIEDS 3065 BIBLE STUDY & CHURCHES FOR THOSE WHOSE GRIEF OF HAVING LOST A FRIEND OR LOVED ONE TO DEATH, The Congregational Church in Nokomis is starting another 13 week GriefShare course. YOU are invited. GriefShare, a national program in over 12,000+ churches worldwide, is equipped to offer meaningful grief support in your time of loss. This nondenominational program features Biblical concepts for healing in grief. The group will meet every Mon day at The Congregational Church at 730 East Laurel Rd. in Nokomis each Monday, starting September 10th from 6:00-8:00pm. TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL Denise at 941-809-9238 or email to: There is a nominal fee for workbooks NEW SEASON FULLGOSPEL MINISTRIES Meets Every Wednesday at 3320 Loveland Blvd Port Charlotte, Fl (Held at Board of Realtors Building Near Visani's Restaurant) Food at 6:30PM and Fellowship Starts at 7:00PM Everyone Welcome!! Pamela Sams 941-268-3589 THE SO UND O F SO UL Saturday, November 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Mid-County Regional Library, Room B, Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte. Sing HU, the God sound, an ancient name for God, and learn how to connect to the Holy Spirit. Experience inner peace and calm, divine love, expanded awareness, spiritual self-discovery and growth, and healing of the heart. Then participate in Spiritual Conversation. Fell owship, Light refreshments, and Free CD. Presented by Eckankar in Port Charlotte for people of all faiths. 941-766-0637. 3090 LOST & FOUND FOUND: DOG Poodle/Bishon mix, found on Ashby Ln. in North Port. Please call 941-412-7000 3091 ARTS CLASSES Beginning watercolor classes with award winning artist Robert Broyles at North Port Hobby Lobby. Private lessons also avail Call 941-875-8163 ASKUS HOWyoucanplaceaPICTUREofyourite m forsale inyour classifiedad! 3095 EXERCISE CLASSES GULF COAST ACUPUNCTURE 151 Center Rd. Wednesdays 5:30pm Thursdays 9:00 am Saturdays 8:30am YOGAFOR BEGINNERS Proceeds to Venice Wildlife Center Call Rick or Mary 941-488-1769 3096 RELIGION CLASSES BE G IN Y O UR DAY IN BIBLE STUDY Christ the King Lutheran Church, 23456 Olean Blvd. Tuesdays 10AM-11AM. For more info 941-766-9357 Port Charlotte F AITH LUTHERAN CHURCH 4005 Palm Drive, Punta GordaVarious Days & Times CONFIRMATION/BIBLE STUD Y Adult Infomational Class 941-639-6309 START YOUR DAY RIGHT Bible Study Thursdays 10:00-11:30 LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE CROSS 2300 Luther Rd., Deep Creek and Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Questions and/or Info (941) 627-6060 3097 OTHER CLASSES L O VE W O RKIN G WITH D OGS? Learn the Well Paid Skill of Grooming. Classes Starting. For info: 5000 BUSINESS SERVICES A N OCC UPATI O NAL LI C may be required by the Cit y and/or County. Please call th e appropriate occupational licensing bureau to verify. 5000 BUSINESS SERVICES 5005 ALTERATIONS THE CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING DEPT. 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Attachment Spiralizer 5 attachments $80 941-284-7391 STEAM CLEANER orec k Hard floors, carpet, fabrics, exc. cond $80, OBO 941-740-0357 TEA POT ASIAN w i t h 4 cups beautiful $12 941-356-0129 VACUUM CLEANER Electrolux with attachment $60 941-743-0582 W HITE WI C KER D/DR N S 6 DR HI/BY Mir Lamp Toy Ches More $445, OBO 941-408-7535 W HITE WI C KER TWIN HB/FRM MT/BS EX/CON $245, OBO 941-408-7535 W INE RA C K metal circular holds 9 blk $5 941-766-8236 6031 HOLIDAYITEMS CHRISTMAS DISHES Fl or id a motif. 45 pcs. of colorful fun $50 724-612-8305 HAVILAND/GERMANY CHINA 8 place settings, plus. $85 724-612-8305 NORMAN ROCKWELL S anta W/Boy Large Size New in Box $100 941-763-9068 6035 FURNITURE ARM CHAIR MODERN woo d arms legs, coral upholstery, A+ $90, OBO 941-743-2656 BAR STOOLS T wo. W oo d swivel. Off white. Sturdy. $35 701-793-5610 BA SS ETT SO FA Full upholstery, soft beige green mauve, Like New, $250 941-740-0357 BED MATTRESS & BOX $100 941-629-5550 C ART RATTAN 30 Wx1 8 Dx 29 H med brn 2 doors casters $199 at Leaders $70 941-830-0524 CO FFEE + 2 END TABLE S wood & leather, very nice 3 pc set, $225, OBO 941-740-0357 CO FFEE TABLE Natural Rattan 4x19.5Ž Glass top/lower shelf exc cond $40 941-306-7882 CO FFEE &SO FA TABLE S S ET wrought iron thick beveled glass t ops $100 941-275-5837 COFFEE/SIDE TABLES(9) various sizes and shapes starting at $20, OBO 941-307-9211 COUCHES THREE to c h oose from delivery available starting at $100 941-307-9211 DAYBED S TW O w table and lamp combo. Smoke free. $175 724-612-8305 DESK SECRETARY rattan 33x41 picture $130 941-740-3286 DINETTE SET b ar h e i g h t 48WX30DX36H wood table+2 stools $100 941-275-5837 DINETTE SET TALL wroug h t iron 30Ž table frame+2 like new chairs $100 941-307-9211 DINETTE TABLE W oo d Counter height round, 4 CH. $350, OBO 941-627-6780 DINING ROOM HUTCH M ap l e Like New, Just Beautiful $200 941-763-9068 DINING ROOM TABLE w /6 chairs 2 Leaves Maple Like New $400 941-763-9068 DININ G S ET 4 8 66 ŽX4 2 ŽX 30 Ž table+4 chairs all natural color wood $200 941-275-5837 DINING SET 54Ž g l ass top on column+4 fabric upholstered chairs $150 941-307-9211 DININ G S ET American Drew 6 chairs Tropical look large chairs $499, OBO 941-627-6542 DRAWER S TAND 3 drawers 18x30 fr Pier One picture $35 941-740-3286 DRAWER STAND 3 d rawers color espresso 18x30 fr PIER ONE $35 941-740-3286 END TABLE Rattan. Vg condition, glass top $30 942-356-0129 ENTERTAINMENT UNIT Rattan, excellent condition $50 941-416-9318 I BUY FURNITURE Or anything of value! 941-485-4964 LIFT ELECTRIC RECLINER Plush orig 1300. like new $450 941-580-4460 LIGHTED STACK UNITS (4) Like New Just Beautiful $400 941-763-9068 MATTRESS & BOX QUEEN $175 ALSO HAVE KING 941-629-5550 MATTRE SS Q ueen w/hdboard, ftboard, rails. Clean. Seasonal use. $150 701-793-5610 MATTRE SS S ET Q ueen. New set, moving $200 716-830-5066 MIRROR T ommy B a h ama l oo k 43Hx31W for BR/LR/Bath solid wood LN $30 941-830-0346 O UTD OO R teak table 8f t w/ 8 chairs and cushions. Exc cond. $225 941-662-7338 OVER STUFFED CHAIR to see pic. $50 716-830-5066 PATI O DININ G S ET and chaise $450 561-254-8083 PATIO SET 6 c h a i rs, ta bl e & umbrella good cond. $100 612-790-0058 QUEEN BEDROOM Set Brown wicker queen Bedroom Set with mattress, box springs. Like new! 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PINE, OAK, ORCITRUSSPLIT, BUN-DLED, ANDREADYFORTHE FIREPIT! 941-468-4372 F O LDIN G TREADMILL PRO FORM 52551 LIKE NEW $200 941-625-6939 METAL DETECTOR U se d once. $35 218-232-8774 RIFLE REST FOR SIGHTING & SHOOTING LIKE NEW $50 941-766-9126 S P O TTIN G SCO PE + TRIP O D BUSCH & LOMB $150, OBO 941-766-9126 6131FIREARMS COLT 70 series gold cup 1911 Mossberg 590a-1 military tacti cal 1of1 For more info 941-2684624 6131FIREARMS NOTICE : S e ll er A c k now l e d ges Compliance With All Exisiting Federal, State and Local Firearms Regulations and Laws in Regards to Sale and Transfer of Advertised Firearms. 6133 HUNTING & FISHING SUPPLIES DIVE FLAG 20 x 24 fl ag on l y. Fl a legal $11 941-624-2105 DU C K HUNTIN G Waders, New Drake Equader 2.0 Sz 12.Brand New $250 941-276-5143 KINGFISH TACKLE serious fishing $500, OBO 941-769-0792 SHARK RIG $350 OBO 941-769-0792 TR O LLIN G M O T O R MinnKota 55/SC,boat mount not included $75 941-488-0754 6135 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES 2 WHEEL BIKE E xpens i ve. 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WAGON 36K MI 866-726-8593 2018 FORD ESCAPE SE $26,900 4DR WAGON, 5,099 MI 866-726-8593 2014 FORD F 150 $26 900 Crew pickup, 54,285 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 3 F O RD F-15 0 $26 900 pickup truck, 34,325 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 XLT $27,900 V8 CREW CAB 16K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 1 6 F O RD F-15 0 $2 7, 900 pickup truck, 26k mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 15 F O RD F-15 0 XL $28,445 SUPER CAB 22K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 F O RD F-15 0 $28 ,5 00 pickup truck, 839 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 FORD F 150 $28 500 pickup truck, 1,223 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2018 FORD TRANSIT VAN $28,900 8,212mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2017 FORD ESCAPE $28,900 4DR WAGON, 1,018 MI 866-726-8593 20 17 F O RD F2 5 0 $28,995 SUPER PICK UP 7,609 MI 866-726-8593 dlr 20 15 F O RD FU S I O N $28,995 SEDAN 866-726-8593 DLR 2016 FORD MUSTANG GT $28,998 Red Coupe 8,747 MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 F O RD EXPL O RER $29,900 Wagon 28K mi 866-726-8593 2017 FORD FLEX $30,900 wagon 10KMI 866-726-8593 dlr 2015 FORD F 350 $30 900 SUPERCAB, 44,978 MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $3 1, 900 pickup truck, 7,690 miles 866-726-8593 dlr 20 15 F O RD F-15 0 $3 1, 900 pickup truck, 23,862 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 15 F O RD F-15 0 $32 ,5 00 pickup truck, 54,149mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2015 FORD F 150 $32 500 pickup truck, 36,253mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 F O RD MU S TAN G $32,700 COUPE, 27,786 MIL 866-726-8593 DLR 2016 FORD F 250 $32 900 pickup truck, 8,444 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 F O RD ED G E $32 900 White 4,092 MI 866-726-8593 20 14 F O RD EXPEDITI O N $33,900 RED WAGON 41K MI 866-726-8593 20 14 F O RD F-15 0 $3 4, 900 pickup truck, 24,328 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 17 F O RD EXPL O RER $36,900 4dr wagon, 9,923 mi 866-726-8593 2016 FORD F 150 $37 900 pickup truck, 23k mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 F O RD EXPL O RER $37,900 Wagon 14,820 mi 866-726-8593 2015 FORD EXPEDITION $37,900 4DR WAGON, 25K MI 866-726-8593 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $38 ,5 00 pickup truck, 29 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2015 FORD F 150 $38 900 White pickup truck, 45K mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $ 4 0 ,5 00 pickup truck, 485 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 FORD EXPLORER $40,500 4dr wagon, 15,713 mi 866-726-8593 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $ 4 0 800 Pickup truck, 26 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD EXPLORER $40,900 4dr wagon, 3,747 mi 866-726-8593 20 1 6 F O RD F3 5 0 $ 4 0 900 SUPER CAB 52K MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 7070 FORD 2015 FORD F 150 $40 900 White pickup truck, 31,984 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD EXPLORER $42,900 4dr wagon, 5,112 mi 866-726-8593 2016 FORD F 150 $43 900 pickup truck, 7,100 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 F O RD F2 5 0 $ 44,5 00 SUPER PICK UP 37KMIL 866-726-8593 dlr 20 17 F O RD F2 5 0 $ 44, 900 SUPER PICK UP 17KMIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 FORD F 350 $45 900 SUPER CAB 15K MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 F O RD F2 5 0 $ 45, 900 SUPER PICK UP 26KMIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 FORD F 350 $46 900 SUPER CAB 40K MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 F O RD F2 5 0 $ 47, 900 SUPER PICKUP 22K mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 FORD F 150 $47 900 pickup truck, 20K mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD EXPLORER $47,988 70 miles 4dr wagon, 70 mi 866-726-8593 2017 FORD F 150 $48 500 White pickup truck, 47K mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $ 4 9 900 Pickup truck, 39 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD F 350 $50 700 Super Cab10,056 MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2018 FORD F 150 $50 900 White pickup truck, 10K mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 9 F O RD F3 5 0 $ 51, 900 Super pick up 25MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 FORD F 350 $51 990 PICKUP MAGNETIC, 22,894 MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD F 350 $51 995 Super Cab16,685 MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 20 15 F O RD F-15 0 $ 5 3 99 5 PICKUP LARIAT, 7,989 MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2015 FORD F 150 $53 995 PICKUP LARIAT, 25K MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2015 FORD F 350 $54 500 PICKUP TRUCK, 25,422 MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $ 5 6 900 Pickup truck, 69 mil 866-726-8593 dlr 20 17 F O RD F-15 0 $ 5 9 ,5 00 PICKUP RAPTOR 3,059MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD F 250 $59 900 SUPER PICK UP 3,262MIL 866-726-8593 dlr 2017 FORD F 250 $61,900 SUPER PICK UP 14K MI 866-726-8593 dlr 20 17 F O RD F2 5 0 $63,900 SUPER PICK UP 11K MI 866-726-8593 dlr F i n d y o u r B e s t F r i e n d i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s 20 1 8 F O RD F-15 0 $6 7, 800 White Pickup 70 miles 866-726-8593 dlr 20 1 8 F O RD F2 5 0 $67,900 SUPER PICK UP 14K MI 866-726-8593 dlr FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! 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AWD, 89K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 2016 GMC ACADIA $34,500 WHITE 12Kmi 866-726-8593 DLR 20 1 6 G M C YUK O N $ 47, 900 58,391mi 866-726-8593 DLR 7080 JEEP 2017 JEEP PATRIOT LATI TUDE $13,227 BLUE SUV 39K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 JEEP CO MPA SS $15,900, WAGON 20K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 17 JEEP RENE G ADE LATITUDE $15,954 RED SUV 41K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 JEEP RENE G ADE $16,800 WAGON 38k MI 866726-8593 dlr 20 1 6 JEEP RENE G ADE $16,900 WAGON 30,187 MI 866-726-8593 dlr 2016 JEEP COMPASS $20,800 WAGON 11K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2013 JEEP WRANGLER $23,900 WAGON 54K 866-726-8593 DLR 20 17 JEEP CO MPA SS $26,900, WAGON 27K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 1 6 JEEP WRAN G LER $29,900 WAGON 36,939 MI 866-726-8593 dlr 20 15 JEEP G RANDC HER O KEE $31,559 Overland 9,416 MI 844-467-9558 DLR 2018 JEEP GRAND CHERO KEE $33,900 1,594 mil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 15 JEEP G RANDC HER O KEE $33,900 28K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 15 JEEP G RANDC HER O KEE $34,900 11K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 17 JEEP G RANDC HER O KEE $37,900 9,547 mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2017 JEEP WRANGLER $38,500 3,060mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2018 JEEP WRANGLER $40,900 9,334 mi 866-726-8593 DLR 1 982 JEEP SC RAMBLER $49,800 silver 108,948mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2015 JEEP GRAND CHERO KEE $49,900 26K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2009 JEEP PATRI O T 4 wheel drive 68k mi, like new great tow vehicle Mattas Motors 941-916-9222 2008 JEEP WRANGLER X 4 door, 4 WD, auto. 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BLACK, NAV, AWD, 30K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7147 AUDI 2011 AUDI A6 $16,900 AWD, 58K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 14 AUDI A5 $19,900 5 DR, AWD, 64K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 2018 AUDI Q3 $26,990 BLACK, 32K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2014 AUDI A6 $28,990 GRAY, NAV, 31K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 8 AUDI S6 $ 7 0 99 5 QUATTRO SEDAN 3,399mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2011 AUDI R8 $75 995 C onvertible 12,631mil 866-726-8593 DLR 7148 BMW 2013 BMW 328ICV $15,990. GRAY, 65K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 14 BMW 328 I $ 1 9 990 BLACK 38Kmil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 14 BMW 5 28 $20,900. 48K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 1 6 BMW 328 I $2 5, 900 JET BLACK 22Kmil 866-726-8593 DLR 20 1 8 BMW 4 30 XI $30 900 CONV. MUST SEE! 844-467-9795 DLR 7160 HONDA 1999 HONDA ACCORD E X $3,750. 4 Dr., V6 Auto, 107K, AC,Loaded, Leather. Garaged. Exc. 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Page 14 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018CLASSIFIEDS 6000 MERCHANDISE 6002 LAKE SUZY GARAGE SALES MOVING SALE S atS un 9am-2pm 11720 SW Dallas Dr S tools, toys, house goods 6004 PORT CHARLOTTE GARAGE SALES BLACK FRI.-SAT., 9:30AM 4PM St. Vincent De Paul/St. Max Resale Shop, Toledo Blade Blvd. & 776. 75% Off ALL Christmas Items Over a Dollar! 20% off All Small Appliances Tables and Chairs! All Clothing $1.00 (Except Boutique) S AT. & M O N. 7: 30 -Noon 2253 Alton. Christmas, Household, Tools, Cookie Jars, Y ard Items, Crafts, Furniture 6005 PUNTA GORDA AREA GARAGE SALES BLACK FRIDAY 8 3PM& SATURDAY 8-NOON 351 Chasteen St. Everything $1.$20! Furniture, Sporting Goods. Tools, Electronics, Hoiliday Items, Clothing, Housewares, Air Hocky Table, & MORE! FRIS UN. By Appointment Only. Art Collection. Many Listed Artists! (941)-575-7808 FRI. & S AT. 1 0 -5 1009 Taylor Rd. HUGE STOREWIDE SALE for BLACK FRIDAY & SHOP Small Business Saturday. 6005 PUNTA GORDA AREA GARAGE SALES FRI .SAT 8AM 1AM 5601 Duncan Rd. Lot 48. Lakewood Village (Across from W inn Dixie on 17) Follow Signs. GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! SAT, 11/24/18. 8:00 AM-1:00 PM 1636 Redwing Court, PG, FL 33950. Tropical & African accessories, table lamps, floor lamp, floral displays, art work, crystal chandelier, boat anchor chain (100') and rope (100') 6006 NORTH PORT AREA GARAGE SALES FRI SAT 7AM 5PM 4940 Edith Ct. New X-Mas Decor, Havertys Coffee & End Table, Shelves (Oak & Glass), Sewing Cab, Jewelry, Steam Mops, Vera Bradley Purses, Calphon Pots & Pans & MUCH MORE!! 6007 ENGLEWOOD AREA GARAGE SALES FRI.S AT. 9 AM-4PM 6335 Oriole Blvd. 2 FAMILY sALE! Tools, Household, Antiques, Plants & MORE! 6007 ENGLEWOOD AREA GARAGE SALES SAT .SUN 8AM 2PM 6132 Partridge Ave. Household, Clothes, Tools, Pi cuters & MUCH MORE! NEEDAJOB? 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BLACK, LTD, 4X4, 8,766 MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 8 H O NDA O DY SS EY EXL $33,963 WHITE VAN 12K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 3 H O NDA FIT G as saver, Estate Car, Auto, New Tires, Three to Choose From Harborautosales.com941-883-6088 7163 HYUNDAI 2017 HYUNDAI ACCENT SE $10,456 WHITE SEDAN 45K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 2017 HYUNDAI ACCENT SE $10,900 42K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 1 6 HYUNDAI ELANTRA SE $11,436 White 38k MI 844-467-9558 DLR 2015 HYUNDAI SONATA SPORT $14,337 SILVER 34K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 17 HYUNDAI S ANTAFE SPORT $16,301 2.4 BASE 32K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 15 HYUNDAI SO NATA LMTD $17,053 2.0T 36K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 2012 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS, Leather, Like New! 60K, One Owner, Mint! 941-883-6088 2009 HYUNDAI G ENE S I S 4.6, Luxury, Mint, Like New, 75K Mi., Estate Car! 941-883-6088 7165 INFINITI 20 17 INFINITI Q X 80 $45,990. WHITE, NAV, 30K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7177 KIA 20 14 KIA O PTIMA LX $11,900 61,590 mi 866-726-8593 DLR 20 17 KIA SO UL PLU S $11,990 4D HATCHBACK 42K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 KIA F O RTE LX $12,557 BLUE HATCHBACK 29KMI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 KIA F O RTE LX $12,557 BLUE HATCHBACK 29KMI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 KIA SO UL PLU S $12,828 HATCHBACK 53K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 15 KIA O PTIMA $14,900. 40K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 15 KIA O PTIMA EX $15,900, 35K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 14 KIA SO RENT O $15,900 42K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 17 KIA S ED O NA LX $17,596 PASS. VAN 49K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 17 KIA NIR O FE $17,624 Red SUV 19K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 2017 KIA SEDONA LX $18,799 PASS. VAN 49K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 8 KIA S P O RTA G E $23,900 4,643mi 866-726-8593 DLR 20 1 6 KIA S ED O NA S X $24,498 WHITE VAN 29K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 2 KIA O PTIMA EX 4CYL. LEATHER, EXTRA SHARP MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 20 11 KIA SO UL PLU S 4 CYL. AUTO, EXTRA CLEAN. 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WHITE, CERT, NAV,, 9,912 MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7179 MASERATI 2017 MASERATI GHIBLI $54,900 SEDAN BLACK 233 MI 866-726-8593 DLR 7180 MAZDA 1992 MAZDA MIATA-MX-5 $3,100 77,800 miles good cond call 704-881-3301 20 15 MAZDA C X9 T O URING $16,116 BLACK SUV 62K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 6 MAZDA C X5 $21,990. BLUE, NAV, 28K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2008 MAZDA 6 Mint, Estate Car, loaded, Two to Choose 941-883-6088 7190 MERCEDES 1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL $2,800 180k miles, Call for info 941-412-6780 2008 MER C EDE S -BENZ CL550 $21,900 45K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 15 MER C EDE S ML 3 5 0 $29,500 Wagon 51K mil 866-726-8593 DLR 2014 MERCEDES ML350 $30,900 4Dr 40,841 mil 866-726-8593 DLR 7192 MINI COOPER 20 15 MINI COO PER $15,800 Hatchback 23,491 mi 866-726-8593 DLR 7200 NISSAN 20 15 NI SS AN S ENTRA S $10,387 BLACK SEDAN 48K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 2010 NISSAN MURANO $11,990. SILVER, LE, AWD, 79K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 17 NI SS AN S ENTRA S V $12,900 40K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 2017 NISSAN ROGUE SV $15,568 4D SUV 39,308 M 844-467-9558 DLR 20 17 NI SS AN ALTIMA $15,739 2.5S 20KMI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 14 NI SS AN R OG UE $15,900. 47K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 1 6 NI SS AN Q UE S T $16,900 50K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 7200 NISSAN 20 17 NI SS AN ALTIMA $17,990. WHITE, SR, 25K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 17 NI SS AN FR O NTIER S V $18,931 King Cab 6,764 MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 8 NI SS AN FR O NTIER S V $21,093 4D CREW CAB 10K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 17 NI SS AN R OG UE $23,900 SPORT, LOADED! 16K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 20 17 NI SS AN ALTIMA One Owner, Loaded, 25K, Factory 941-883-6088 7207 SUBARU 20 1 6 S UBARU O UTBA C K $17,575 2.5i PREM. 78K MI 844-467-9558 DLR 20 1 8 S UBARU O UTBA C K $34,900 3.6 WAGON 6,582 MI 866-726-8593 dlr 7210 TOYOTA 200 7 T O Y O TA RAV4 $7,900 LIMITED 125K MI 844-467-9795 DLR 200 1 T O Y O TA HI G HLANDER $7,990. 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THE NEWS WIRESTATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS President Trump demands judicial common sense, shrugs off Chief Justice RobertsSee Page 8 Friday, November 23, 2018 By STEPHEN R. GROVES and MICHAEL R. SISAKASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK „ Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on ” oats and marching bands made their way through New York Citys streets on Thursday for Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. SpongeBob, Charlie Brown, the Grinch and other big balloons were cleared for takeoff just before the parade, although some of them ” oated at noticeably lower heights above the people holding their tethers, like the outstretched hand of the Diary of a Wimpy KidŽ balloon that appeared to hit some of his handlers on their wool cap-covered heads. The 21 degrees at the start made it one of the coldest Thanksgivings in the city in decades. Forecasts called for sustained winds of up to 20 mph and gusts to 30 mph. Of“ cials had been ready to order the 16 helium-“ lled balloons to a lower altitude or removed entirely if sustained winds exceed 23 mph and gusts exceed 34 mph. There have been mishaps and injuries in the past when gusts blew them off course. Bystanders refused to let cold temperatures put a damper on watching the parade, breaking out the blankets and sleeping bags to watch the giant balloons go by. Tony Stout camped out with his extended family since 2 a.m. to make sure they got a good view of his son, who was in the parade with The Ohio State University marching band. They traveled from Columbus, Ohio, for the parade. Ohhh, Im freezing and numb, but excited,Ž he said. Diana Ross, John Legend, Martina McBride and the Muppets from Sesame StreetŽ performed in the frigid cold. Thursday has the potential to be New York Citys coldest Thanksgiving since 1901, when the temperature only got as high as 26 degrees. The coldest on record was in 1871, when the warmest it got was 22 degrees. The Macys parade didnt start until 1924. New York City has issued an extreme cold weather alert and is urging anyone going outside to wear hats, scarves, gloves and layered clothing and to keep their “ ngertips, earlobes, and noses covered to prevent frostbite. Police Commissioner James ONeill said thousands of of“ cers were stationed along the parade route. They included counterterrorism teams with long guns, plainclothes of“ cers mixed in with the crowd and a new squad of K-9 teams that can sniff out explosives from a few hundred feet away. The parade runs 46 blocks from the west side of Central Park to Macys ” agship store in midtown Manhattan. The parade features about 8,000 marchers, including high school bands from across the country, and two-dozen ” oats culminating with the arrival of Santa Claus.Despite cold & wind, balloons fly at Macys Thanksgiving Day paradeParade began amid blustery winds and coldest temperatures in events historyAP PHOTOSA nutcracker soldier balloon ” oats down 6th Avenue during the 92nd annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, in New Yor k. Santa Claus waves to the crowd. The Fleck, Bjorn, Jojo, and Hugg balloons. By JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESSPALM BEACH, Fla. „ President Donald Trump made a Thanksgiving Day threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico for an undisclosed period of time if his administration determines that its southern ally has lost controlŽ on its side. Trump also said he has given the thousands of active-duty troops he sent to the border before the Nov. 6 midterm elections the OKŽ to use lethal force against migrants if they have to.Ž And he said Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, whom he has faulted for not being tough enough on immigration, is in there trying.Ž Its a tough job,Ž he said. The president would not discount the possibility of a partial government shutdown early in December over lawmakers refusal to allocate the billions of dollars he is demanding for a border wall, the central promise of his 2016 campaign. Could there be a shutdown? There certainly could, and it will be about border security, of which the wall is a part,Ž Trump said. Trump made the comments in a wide-ranging question-and-answer session with reporters at his Florida golf club after he conveyed holiday wishes in a telephone call with select members of the American military serving around the globe. That conversation grew from a presidential expression of gratitude for their commitment to protecting the country and its interest and touched on a variety of political topics, including immigration policy, the economy and Trumps displeasure with court rulings against administration initiatives. In his remarks afterward to reporters, Trump moved quickly from issue to issue, from the border and his public dispute with Chief Justice John Roberts to relations with China, a possible staff and Cabinet shake-up and his defense of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. Trumps border threat came days after a federal judge put the administrations asylum policy on hold. Under that new policy, Trump declared no one could apply for asylum except at an of“ cial border entry point. Some ports of entry are already facing huge backups, with people waiting for weeks. The U.S. government shut down one port of entry, San Ysidro, in California, for several hours early Monday morning to bolster security amid concerns about a potential in” ux of migrant caravan members. Most of the lanes were reopened before the morning rush. Trump repeated Nielsens claim, made earlier this week when she visited a San Diego Paci“ c Coast beach to see newly installed razor wire wrapped around a towering border wall that cuts across the sand, that there were as many as 500 criminals and gang members in the group heading northward. Nielsen refused to answer questions about how they were identi“ ed or what crimes they had committed. 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Page 2 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018STATE / WORLD NEWSBy TERRY SPENCERASSOCIATED PRESSFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. „ The sheriff leading the state commission investigating Floridas high school massacre says he now believes trained, volunteer teachers should have access to guns so they can stop shooters who get past other safeguards. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, chairman of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission, said he will ask the panel to recommend state law be changed so teachers who undergo background checks and extensive training will be allowed to have guns on campus as a last line of defense. Its a proposal that both the state teachers union and PTA oppose. Gualtieri told The Associated Press this week he long believed only law enforcement personnel should carry guns at school, but his position morphedŽ after studying other shootings and watching security video of the Feb. 14 Stoneman Douglas attack, which left 14 students and three staff members dead. He said it gnawsŽ at him that suspect Nikolas Cruz stopped “ring “ve times to reload his AR-15 semi-automatic ri”e, but no teacher or other school employee could use those pauses to shoot Cruz. The athletic director and a coach, both unarmed, died trying to stop Cruz and at least one teacher minutes later would have had a clear shot. Meanwhile, video shows the Broward County sheriffs deputy assigned to the school drew his gun but stayed outside. By the time other law enforcement arrived, the “nal fatal shots had been “red. We know from the history of these things that the majority are stopped by school personnel,Ž Gualtieri said, pointing to shootings where the gunman was tackled or disarmed by a teacher or campus employee. People need to keep an open mind to it as the reality is that if someone else in that school had a gun it could have saved kids lives.Ž After the shooting, Florida law was changed to allow school districts to train and arm employees other than teachers, including administrators, librarians and custodians. Teachers are barred unless they are former or current police of“cers, current members of the military or Junior Reserve Of“cer Training Corps instructors. Thirteen of the states 67 countywide districts adopted the program, mostly in rural parts of the state. Currently, teachers in 28 states can carry “rearms, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center, a conservative nonpro“t organization. District approval is required in most states and restrictions and training requirements vary. Both the Florida Education Association, which is the state teachers union, and the Florida PTA oppose arming teachers, saying having more guns on campus will make schools more dangerous, not less. Teachers should not be acting as armed security guards. The majority of our members dont want to be armed „ they know it would be impractical and dangerous,Ž union spokeswoman Joni Branch said. Angie Gallo, the state PTAs legislation chair, said only law enforcement should carry guns on campus. Teachers need to teach,Ž Gallo said. Their job is not to secure our schools. It is not to shoot at shooters.Ž Other members of Gualtieris commission, including Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, have expressed support for arming teachers, although it is unclear if a majority agrees. The 15 panel members appointed by Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders include law enforcement, education and mental health professionals, a legislator and the fathers of two slain students. The panel, which has been meeting periodically since April, must “le its initial report to Scott, incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Legislature by Jan. 1. It will consider proposals for adoption at its midDecember meeting. Other proposed recommendations include preventing outside attacks by limiting and staf“ng entrances; allowing all school employees to order a lockdown; improving campus communication systems; and tightening laws governing the assessment of students who may pose a threat. For law enforcement, the proposals include giving of“cers clear orders that they must confront active shooters, even if they are alone, and making sure “rst responders from different agencies have radios that can quickly be programmed to communicate with each other.Sheriff supports armed teachers to stop school shootersTeachers union and PTA oppose plan, say only law enforcement should carry guns on campus AP FILE PHOTOMarjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission chair and Pinellas County Sheri Bob Gualtieri speaks during a commission meeting in Sunrise, Fla. Man stored stolen gear in car with dead alligatorsFORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) „ Police in Florida say a man inadvertently showed of“cers two dead alligators stored in the trunk of his car when he went to surrender stolen “shing gear. News outlets report a Fort Pierce police report says 25-yearold Christian Thomas Elmore was seen Monday leaving a Walmart with the stolen gear. It says the stores loss prevention of“cer confronted him and asked him to return to the store. It says police of“cers then arrived and Elmore agreed to return the gear. It says they walked to Elmores car and he opened the truck, revealing the stolen gear and dead alligators. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission took the dead animals.Guards, others charged in prison contraband schemeMILTON, Fla. (AP) „ Authorities say six women, including current and former guards, have been charged in a scheme to smuggle tobacco, drugs and other contraband into a Florida prison. The Florida Department of Corrections announced the arrests this week of correctional of“cer Olivia Braswell, correctional of“cer Mia MartinezWelch, former correctional of“cer trainee Leslie Penrod, former correctional of“cer trainee Arielle Oberdier, former correctional of“cer Caitlyn Handley and civilian Geraldine Bauer. Charges vary but primarily consist of unlawful compensation, introduction of contraband, of“cial misconduct, gang-related activities and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.Deputies search for escaped inmate who stole carORLANDO, Fla. (AP) „ An inmate at a Florida jail escaped and of“cials say he stole an unmarked sheriffs vehicle and ”ed to Orlando. Florida Today reports that Brevard County Sheriffs deputies are searching for 58-year-old Daniel Amoroso. They say he stole the Chevy Impala from the Brevard County Sheriffs Of“ce ”eet maintenance building sometime Tuesday evening, and the car was recovered in Orlando early Wednesday. Amoroso worked at the facility as a trustee, an inmate that is given a little more freedom and usually assigned work detail. He was being held at the jail after failing to appear in court on a grand theft charge, and had a hold for also failing to appear in Broward County on a separate grand theft charge.Worker dead after garbage truck overturns in FloridaPALM COAST, Fla. (AP) „ Authorities say a worker was crushed to death when a garbage truck overturned in a Florida neighborhood. The Daytona Beach NewsJournal reports that the Waste Pro truck crashed Wednesday morning in Palm Coast. Florida Highway Patrol says the victim had been in the trucks passenger seat when it tipped over in a swale. Sgt. Dylan Bryan says the driver may have entered a curve a little too fast. The victim apparently tried to exit the truck as it overturned, causing him to be trapped underneath. Waste Pro spokesman Ron Pecora says the victim was a helper who assisted truck drivers in collecting garbage, yard waste and recyclables. The truck weighs more than 40,000 pounds.Amazon delivery center opens in South FloridaSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) „ Amazon has opened a new delivery center in South Florida, which company of“cials say will allow for faster deliveries in the region. The Sun Sentinel reports that the new, fully-staffed facility has opened in Sunrise in time for the holidays. The delivery center occupies more than 100,000 square feet in a former distribution center used by online retailer Fanatics at the Sawgrass International Corporate Park. An Amazon spokeswoman says the company has 75 delivery centers across the United States. The company opened a Prime Hub ful“llment center in the Wynwood Arts District in Miami-Dade County last year and a warehouse in Opa-locka in August. The News-Press reports that an Amazon distribution center was set to open in Fort Myers this month, but thats been delayed.Florida naval station gets new battle shipJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) „ A U.S. Naval station in Florida has received its newest battle ship in time for Thanksgiving. The Florida Times-Union reports that the USS Sioux City and its 75 sailors arrived at Mayport Naval Station on Wednesday. The ship was commissioned into the Navy over the weekend at the U. S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. The ship is 19th vessel now stationed in Mayport and the “rst ship to be named after Iowas fourth largest city. The 378-foot-long (115-meter-long) Sioux City is the “fth vessel in what is expected to be 12 battle ships assigned to Littoral Combat Ship Squadron 2. The future USS Wichita is expected to arrive in Mayport in January. NEWS FROM AROUND THE STATE WORLD NEWSBy ASHOK SHARMAASSOCIATED PRESSNEW DELHI (AP) „ The “rst time American John Allen Chau made it to the remote North Sentinel Island in the Indian Ocean, he came bearing gifts that included a football and “sh. He interacted with some of the tribesmen „ who survive by hunting, “shing and collecting wild plants and are known for attacking anyone who comes near with bows and arrows and spears „ until they became angry and shot an arrow at him. It struck a book Chau was carrying, which an acquaintance said was a Bible. The 26-year-old adventurer and Christian missionary then swam back to a boat of “shermen that was waiting at a safe distance. That night, he wrote about his adventures and left his notes with the “shermen. He returned to the island the next day, on Nov. 16. What happened then isnt known, but on the morning of the following day, the “shermen watched from the boat as tribesmen dragged Chaus body along the beach. Dependera Pathak, director-general of police on Indias Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said Wednesday that the seven “shermen have been arrested for helping the American reach North Sentinel Island. Visits to the island are heavily restricted by the government, and of“cials were working with anthropologists to recover the body. It was a case of misdirected adventure,Ž Pathak said. Chau was apparently shot and killed by arrows, but the cause of death cant be con“rmed until his body is recovered, Pathak told The Associated Press. In an Instagram post, his family said it was mourning him as a beloved son, brother, uncle and best friend to us.Ž The family also said it forgave his killers and called for the release of those who assisted him in his quest to reach the island. He ventured out on his own free will and his local contacts need not be persecuted for his own actions,Ž the family said. Authorities say Chau arrived in the area on Oct. 16 and stayed in a hotel while he prepared to travel to the island. It was not his “rst time in the region: he had visited the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2015 and 2016. North Sentinel is part of the Andaman Islands and sits at the intersection of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. With help from a friend, Chau hired the seven A case of misdirected adventure: Isolated tribesmen kill AmericanChristian missionary apparently shot and killed by arrows AP PHOTOIn this October 2018 photo, John Allen Chau, right, stands with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, just days before he left for India.“shermen for $325 to take him there on a boat, which also towed the kayak Chau used to reach the island the “rst time, Pathak said. After the “shermen realized Chau had been killed, they left for Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where they broke the news to Chaus friend, who in turn noti“ed his family, Pathak said. Police charged the seven “shermen with endangering the life of the American by taking him to a prohibited area. Chau was carrying a Bible that was hit by an arrow when he was “rst shot at by the tribesmen on Nov. 15, according to notes Chau left with the “shermen that Staver said he has seen. Staver said Chaus last notes to his family on Nov. 16 told them that they might think he was crazy but that he felt it was worth it and asked that they not be angry if he was killed. MEXICO CITY (AP) „ Mexican immigration agents have detained almost all of the Central American migrants on a fourth caravan that recently entered Mexico seeking to reach the United States. Mexicos National Immigration Institute says 213 migrants have been detained. Those found to lack proper documents face repatriation to their home countries. The migrants were detained Wednesday on a highway between the Guatemalan border and the southern Mexican city of Tapachula. They included 186 people from El Salvador, 16 from Guatemala, 10 Honduras and one Nicaraguan. The group set out from El Salvador on Nov. 18 and apparently crossed the river dividing Guatemala and Mexico on Tuesday. Mexico of“cials have detained smaller groups that split off from the “rst three larger caravans of thousands of migrants that entered starting Oct. 19.Mexico detains 213 migrants in 4th caravan


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 3NATIONAL NEWS NEWS FROM AROUND THE NATIONBy KATHLEEN RONAYNEASSOCIATED PRESSCHICO, Calif. „ Amy Sheppard packs her belongings into a plastic garbage bag as rain drips around her, readying to move on from a “eld by a Walmart where thousands of evacuees had taken refuge from a deadly Northern California wild“re. Sheppard, 38, her sister and niece, who is 1, are looking to move into a dry hotel after camping in the “eld for four days. They lost their home in Magalia and the jewelry-maker tears up as she thinks about whats next. This rain is making it so hard,Ž she said. Rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could help crews “ghting a deadly wild“re. But it could also raise the risk of ”ash ”oods, complicate efforts to recover remains and make life even more dif“cult for people like Sheppard who have nowhere to go. Heavier rain is expected later in the day in the Paradise burn area, which is about 140 miles north of San Francisco, where the Camp Fire has killed at least 83 people, including two victims who were found Wednesday in burned homes. The blaze also destroyed more than 13,000 homes. The rain is really a double-edged sword for this “re,Ž said Rick Carhart, a spokesman with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. He said searchers have been able to sift through this really “ne ash and when rain gets onto that really “ne ash, it turns it into sort of a muddy muck and makes it a lot more dif“cult.Ž Farther south, residents of communities charred by a Los Angeles-area “re stacked sandbags as they prepared for possible downpours that threaten to unleash runoff from hillsides left barren by ”ames. Residents were mindful of a disaster that struck less than a year ago when a downpour on a fresh burn scar sent home-smashing debris ”ows through Montecito, killing 21 people and leaving two missing.Rain hampers life for California wildfire survivorsSearch and rescue teams still searching for remains of people in rubble, ash and mud AP PHOTOSAmy Sheppard packs up items outside her tent in a Walmart parking lot in Chico, Calif., thats been a makeshift campground for people displaced by wild“re. A search and rescue dog searches for human remains at the Camp Fire, in Paradise, Calif. Right-leaning nonprofit paid Whitaker more than $1.2 millionWASHINGTON (AP) „ Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned more than $1.2 million from a right-leaning nonpro“t that doesnt disclose its donors, according to the nonpro“ts tax “lings. Whitakers earnings represented a sizable chunk of the charitys revenue. Financial disclosure forms released Tuesday show Whitaker received $904,000 in income from the Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust from 2016 through nearly the end of 2017. He also received $15,000 from CNN as a legal commentator, according to the documents released by the Justice Department. The nonpro“t group, known as FACT, styles itself as a nonpartisan government watchdog promoting ethics and transparency. The tax-exempt group is supposed to serve the public interest without supporting or opposing speci“c candidates for of“ce. However, its challenges and its website have focused largely, though not exclusively, on Democrats and their party. Whitaker used his role as president and executive director of FACT in 2016 as a platform to question the ethics of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. From 2014 through 2016, FACT paid out nearly 30 percent of its total revenue to Whitaker. In 2015 alone, Whitakers $252,000 salary made up half of what the group brought in. Whitakers salary also grew each year from $63,000 in 2014 to as much as $502,000 in 2017, according to the tax “lings and public “nancial disclosures released by the Justice Department. Separately, Whitaker is also facing criticism about whether he violated federal law because a campaign committee set up for his failed 2014 U.S. Senate bid accepted $8,800 in donations this year, while Whitaker was serving as a top Justice Department lawyer. On Wednesday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., called for an investigation into whether Whitaker violated the Hatch Act, a statute that generally prohibits executive branch employees from accepting or soliciting campaign donations. Whitakers campaign committee, which still carries about $49,000 in debt, hadnt received any contributions between 2015 through 2017, according to Federal Election Commission data. The campaign committee, Whitaker for U.S. Senate Inc., also reported paying $500 to Whitakers old law “rm, Whitaker, Hagenow & Gustoff, for space rental on Feb. 2. The campaign paid a $228 reimbursement to Christopher Hagenow „ an Iowa legislator and founding partner of the law “rm „ for data services that same day. Several news outlets had requested Whitakers “nancial disclosure forms from the Justice Department after President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions and elevated Whitaker to the agencys top post on Nov. 7. Those documents show Whitaker began revising his public disclosures the day he was appointed acting attorney general. He revised the forms four more times, including on Tuesday.Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teens 2012 deathPHOENIX (AP) „ An Arizona jury on Wednesday acquitted a U.S. Border Patrol agent of manslaughter in the shooting of a Mexican teen through a border fence, another loss for federal prosecutors in the second trial over the 2012 killing. Jurors in Tucson found Lonnie Swartz not guilty of involuntary manslaughter but didnt come to a decision on voluntary manslaughter. The verdict comes months after Swartz was acquitted of second-degree murder by another jury that had deadlocked on manslaughter charges, allowing prosecutors to pursue the case again. Border Patrol agents are rarely criminally charged for using force. But the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez sparked outrage on both sides of the border and came at a time when the agency was increasingly scrutinized for its use of force. Prosecutors said Swartz was frustrated over repeated encounters with people on the Mexico side of the border fence who throw rocks at agents to distract them from smugglers. They say he lost his cool and fatally shot Elena Rodriguez. Swartz “red about 16 rounds, and the boy was hit at least 10 times in the back and head.Amazon says error exposed customer names and emailsNEW YORK (AP) „ Amazon says a technical error on its website exposed the names and email addresses of some customers. The online retail giant says it has “xed the issue and emailed those affected. Amazon says its website and systems were not hacked. An Amazon spokesman did not answer additional questions, like how many people were impacted or whether any of the information was stolen.Man who flew weaponized drones convicted of assaulting copsMIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) „ A Connecticut man whose online videos of drones “ring guns and shooting ”ames have been viewed millions of times has been convicted of unrelated charges of assaulting and interfering with police. A Middletown Superior Court jury convicted Austin Haughwout, of Clinton, on Tuesday. Haughwout denied allegations he assaulted two Clinton of“cers in 2015 and said police harassed him because of his videos. He made headlines in 2014 when he posted a video of himself being assaulted by a woman upset he was ”ying a drone at a state beach. He posted the weaponized drone videos a year later. Federal authorities investigated but never “led charges. Haughwout is facing another trial on charges of enticing minors and child pornography possession, which he denies.Woman in homeless scam suspended from state jobTRENTON, N.J. (AP) „ A New Jersey woman charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake story about a homeless veteran has been suspended from her state job. Katelyn McClure was a receptionist within the state Department of Transportation. A DOT spokeswoman con“rmed Wednesday that McClure is on suspension status,Ž but declined to say if it was a paid or unpaid suspension. McClure and her former boyfriend, Mark DAmico, are charged with conspiracy and theft by deception. Her lawyer has said she was duped by DAmico, while his lawyer has denied such claims. Authorities allege they conspired with Marine vet Johnny Bobbitt to concoct a feel-good story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $20 when her car ran out of gas. They raised $400,000, which authorities say was spent on luxury items and casino trips.By MICHAEL KUNZELMANASSOCIATED PRESSCOLLEGE PARK, Md. „ The company failing to end a 14-year-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico can be required to perform more underwater drilling and excavation work to stop the ”ow of crude, a federal regulatory board has ruled. The Interior Board of Land Appeals refused to excuse Taylor Energy Co. from requirements to permanently plug oil wells that could be the source of the leak. The boards Oct. 30 decision wasnt made public until Tuesday. One week before the board ruled, the Coast Guard ordered the New Orleans-based company to design and install a new containment system to capture and remove leaking oil until a permanent solution can be developed. The company faces daily civil penalties of up to $40,000 if it fails to comply with the agencys Oct. 23 order. Federal regulators havent ordered Taylor Energy to resume a long-dormant drilling operation to plug a cluster of wells at the site where a company-owned drilling platform toppled during Hurricane Ivan in 2004. But that remains an option now that the Arlington, Virginiabased appeals board has upheld a May 2015 decision by the Interior Departments Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. The bureau concluded Taylor Energy may need to do more drilling work to end the leak. Government lawyers recently disclosed a new estimate that approximately 10,500 to 29,400 gallons of oil is leaking daily from the site where slicks often stretch for miles off Louisianas coast. Thats much higher than previous government estimates and dwarfs the companys own assessment of the leaks volume. Oil has been leaking from the site since waves whipped up by Hurricane Ivan triggered an underwater mudslide that wrecked Taylor Energys platform. The mudslide also buried a cluster of wells under mounds of treacherous sediment, preventing the company from employing traditional techniques to plug them. Taylor Energy plugged nine wells, leaving 16 unplugged. Federal regulators believe oil and gas is leaking from at least one unplugged well. They have warned that the leak could last a century or longer if left unchecked. The company, however, has insisted there is no evidence any wells are still leaking. It claims residual oil is oozing from sediment on the sea”oor. And, in a court “ling several years ago, Taylor Energy said experts concluded in 2014 that the sheens contained an average volume of less than 4 gallons per day.Company can be ordered to drill to end 14-year-old oil leak By ROBERT BURNSAP MILITARY WRITERWASHINGTON „ Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday the White House has given him explicit authority to use military troops to protect Customs and Border Protection personnel, with lethal force if necessary, at the southwest border. This could, under certain circumstances, mean directing troops to temporarily detain migrants in the event of disorder or violence against border patrol agents. This is minutes „ not even hoursŽ of potential detention, Mattis said, suggesting that he was not planning to use the military to operate migrant detention camps. Well keep you posted on any new missions and any new numbers of troops as those decisions are made,Ž he said. The mission thus far for the approximately 5,800 active-duty troops in the border area has been mainly to lay barbed wire and other barriers along the border and to transport border patrol personnel. Mattis has stressed the need to keep the military away from civilian law enforcement roles such as arrests, which are forbidden under the Posse Comitatus Act. The law prohibits the federal government from using the armed forces in a domestic police role, except in cases and under circumstances speci“cally authorized by the Constitution or Congress. The basis for the expanded legal authorities for Mattis is a belief by the Trump administration that the caravans of Central American migrants, whose numbers include many families with children, moving toward the U.S. border pose a potential security threat to the border patrol.Mattis says he has extra authority to use military on border JOEL MARTINEZSecretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Kirsten Nielsen, third from the right, visit Base Camp Donna, in Donna, Texas.


Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018NATIONAL NEWS By TAMARA LUSHASSOCIATED PRESSST. PETERSBURG, Fla. „ Mass shootings, hurricanes, “res „ for many people across the nation, 2018 was a year of loss unlike any other. As the quintessentially American holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, some will abandon traditions or choose not to mark the holiday at all. Others will celebrate new friendships forged in the wake of tragedy. Heres how some of the survivors will spend Thanksgiving:PARKLAND, FLORIDA A hard weekŽFred Guttenberg will start his Thanksgiving morning at a cemetery. His 14-year-old daughter, Jaime, was one of 17 people killed in the Valentines Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. This Thanksgiving is about loss,Ž said Guttenberg who will visit Jaimes grave with his wife, his son and their two dogs. Its my “rst Thanksgiving without my daughter, and were not going to leave her out of it.Ž After that, the family has no plans to celebrate or eat a turkey dinner. None of their past traditions seems appropriate. Jaime loved the holidays, her dad said. She looked forward to decorating the house and helping her mom with the cooking. This is going to be a hard week,Ž Guttenberg said in a phone interview. Hes been a vocal advocate for stricter gun laws and started Orange Ribbons For Jaime, an organization that raises money for gun reform and for causes that were important to his daughter, including animal welfare and dance scholarships. The grieving father made national headlines when he was one of the “rst parents to speak out after the shooting at a candlelight vigil. During his gut-wrenching recap of his last moments with Jaime, he worried whether he had remembered to say I love youŽ as she rushed out the door for school. I sent her to school yesterday. She was supposed to be safe. My job is to protect my children,Ž he told the crowd. Now, nine months later, Guttenberg says his family is facing a season of “rsts without Jaime, whom he described as the energy in the room. He had a request for families who have not lost any loved ones to gun violence. Remember those who maybe arent there this holiday and be part of the change that needs to happen in this country so it doesnt happen to them next.ŽPITTSBURGH We must not forgetŽRabbi Jeffrey Myers had just begun Shabbat service at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh when the shooting began. Now, less than three weeks after the deadliest attack on Jews in the United States, he plans to celebrate Thanksgiving and encouraged others to do so too. People are looking forward to Thanksgiving because there is a lot to be thankful for,Ž he said. The day of the attack, Oct. 27, will remain a constant wound,Ž Myers said of the shooting that killed 11 people. But in his weekly blog post to his congregants, he wrote: For me, just being able to sit in the same room with my family is immensely rewarding, something I was not certain I would ever have the opportunity to do again. That is why something so simple is so powerful and meaningful for me.Ž However, that is not enough, Myers said. He urged people to be aware of the less fortunate, those in the community who need food and shelter. And he suggested one simple, yet meaningful gestureŽ that would make an impact. He asked people to count the number of friends and relatives gathered around their tables at Thanksgiving and donate that sum to charities that feed the hungry. People could also give more, or less. It is called tzedakah for an excellent reason: The root word, tzedek, means righteousness. It is the right thing to do, and you know that. The needs of others did not disappear on Oct. 27. They remained, and we must not forget them.Ž CALIFORNIA Facebook angelsAthenia Dunham and daughter Natalie will spend Thanksgiving at the home of a woman they met less than two weeks ago, surrounded by new friends. Athenia call them angels.Ž The Dunhams barely escaped their home in Paradise, California, on Nov. 8 as a deadly wild“re swept through. They were awoken by their pitbull, Luna, and ”ames were already burning the home next door. They made it out and to a hotel in nearby Redding, paying for the room with money from a homeowners insurance payout. On a normal Thanksgiving, Athenia said, she would be cooking for a few friends and preparing to pig out and veg.Ž But this year the holidays are the last thing on her mind. To be honest, I really dont even know what day it is „ it feels like this just happened yesterday,Ž she said Tuesday. But an army of super volunteers who connected via Facebook have come together to help give the two women as normal a Thanksgiving as possible. Beyond providing a meal, the volunteers have provided the mother and daughter with clothing, gift cards and a laptop computer so Natalie can keep up with her education. One volunteer even did their laundry. Theyre our angels „ and angels have been with us since we left our driveway,Ž Athenia said.MEXICO BEACH, FLORIDA Thankful to be aliveThe Rev. Eddie LaFountain of the First Baptist Church in Mexico Beach, Florida, plans to welcome 300 people to the parking lot of his storm-damaged church for Thanksgiving dinner. Hes held worship services in the lot since Hurricane Michael destroyed most of the community on Oct. 10. Since that Category 4 storm, the church has become one of the towns hubs for supplies, necessities and love. Thanksgiving Day is no different, LaFountain said. We just felt like we wanted to open it up to everybody thats here. Because some dont have ovens, some are here volunteering. Anybodys invited,Ž he said. Just to be thankful that Gods given us life.Ž LaFountains other job as a landscaper dried up since the hurricane, as did his wifes job cleaning condos. But he feels blessed that his apartment was unscathed, his children are safe and that he has “rsthand evidence of the good in people every day. Just a few days ago, volunteers put a new roof on the church. Inside, the donations of shoes, groceries, clothing and other items are free for the taking. We can barely walk through the church sometimes,Ž he said. Volunteers from Wild Olive, a Panama City restaurant, are cooking the Thanksgiving meal for the hundreds expected to stop by. Were going to pray with them and love on them,Ž LaFountain said. If you ever want to experience God, hes here.ŽTragedy survivors reflect on Thanksgiving after year of loss AP PHOTOJaime Guttenberg was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. In this Nov. 15 photo, residences leveled by a wild“re line a neighborhood in Paradise, Calif. In this Oct. 12, “le photo, Hector Morales, left, is hugged by friend Matthew Goss, a “sherman, as they reunite after Hurricane Michael which destroyed Morales home and Goss boat in Mexico Beach, Fla. In this Tuesday photo a makeshift memorial of ”owers rests on bushes outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. By KATHLEEN RONAYNEASSOCIATED PRESSCHICO, Calif. „ Hannah Crenshaw hosts a Thanksgiving dinner each year, cooking turkey, stuf“ng and mashed potatoes „ her favorite „ for up to 15 guests at her home in Magalia. Thats not an option this year. Her house burned down in the wild“re that tore through the town of Paradise and surrounding communities, killing at least 83 people and destroying more than 13,000 homes. Instead, the 26-year-old Crenshaw will be spending Thanksgiving with her husbands family in nearby Durham. Shes trying to see the best in the heartbreaking situation. It doesnt really feel like Thanksgiving,Ž she said. But Thanksgivings my favorite holiday. I guess I have a lot to be thankful for this year with everything going on.Ž The Camp Fire has displaced tens of thousands of people, with hundreds still unaccounted for. The blaze was 90 percent contained Thursday, two weeks after it began. It wont be a normal Thanksgiving for any of those families, but businesses and hundreds of volunteers have stepped up to ensure turkey, potatoes and pie are available as a small slice of comfort for anyone who wants a plate. Washington-based nonpro“t World Central Kitchen is cooking 15,000 Thanksgiving meals, teaming up with Chico-based Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., the local university and the town of Paradise to serve them Thursday. Volunteers prepared food and set up massive tables Wednesday. It will be a respite from the frantic activity of trying to put our lives back together and our town back together,Ž Paradise Mayor Jody Jones said. Scores of volunteers also are opening their houses to strangers to provide a more intimate Thanksgiving. Rachael Anderson is hosting a displaced mom and daughter at her home in Redding, about an hour and a half from Paradise. Anderson knows what its like to live in a community devastated by ”ames „ a massive wild“re swept through Redding last summer. She didnt lose her home, and she now wants to share it with others in need. Shell be joined by Athenia Dunham and her 15-year-old daughter, Natalie. Theyve lost their home, their traditions, whatever it is that they do. I just want to give them a little piece of home,Ž Anderson said. Thats what Thanksgivings about; its not just about your blood family „ its about giving thanks and helping each other.Ž Joann Barr will be at one of the community dinners hosted by the brewery and World Central Kitchen, held on the campus of California State University, Chico. Normally shed cook at home „ deviled eggs are her Thanksgiving specialty. She did not lose her house but has been under evacuation orders for days. Its sad, but theres plenty of things to be thankful for,Ž she said outside a disaster assistance center at a Chico mall. Im thankful for the shelter I was able to go to, now the motel that Im in „ everything I have, basically.Ž Some people didnt even realize Thanksgiving had arrived amid the chaotic and emotionally draining rush of the past two weeks. Is that today?Ž Amy Sheppard asked Wednesday, rushing to pack her belongings in a black trash bag as rain fell over a Walmart parking lot where she and many others had camped for days. Sheppard would normally spend Thanksgiving with three dozen family members and friends at a home in Magalia. That home „ a family friends „ and her own both burned down. This year, shes likely to spend the holiday in a hotel room with her sister and 1-year-old niece. Sheppard began to cry as she explained her son was staying with other family after the “re and that they would likely spend the holiday apart. People like Faun and Danny ONeel hope they can provide some relief, even for a few hours, for those who have lost everything. The couple who live in the Sacramento-area city of Folsom are hosting three families Thursday. Faun ONeels parents and grandparents lost their homes in a Calaveras County “re several years ago, so she said opening her home to others was a no-brainer.Ž Thanksgiving at a strangers house may not be what her guests originally expected. But she hopes it can provide some calm in a trying time. A few hours of normalcy,Ž ONeel said. Where they can laugh and enjoy other peoples company without thinking about what they just lived through and what is in front of them.ŽVolunteers prepare hot meals, offer comfort to evacuees for holiday AP PHOTOMichael Reining, left, and Chelsea Meddings, right, chop mint in preparation for a community Thanksgiving meal for survivors of the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California. They are volunteering with World Central Kitchen, which is teaming up with local businesses to provide thousands of Thanksgiving meals to displaced people.


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger Yesterdays Challenger Answers DEAR DR ROACH: I started taking betaine hydrochloride for my digestive health. I have had some ongoing issues, and my sister, the wellness guru, has been sharing some things she has learned and suggested this to me. In the rst week I have noticed a dierence. My wonderful partner, who is always skeptical, is wondering if there is true value with this supplement, so we are turning to you for some insight. „ J.Y. ANSWER: Betaine hydrochloride has several purported uses. One is to improve athletic performance; however, the data are mixed about whether it is eective at improving muscle strength and endurance. It also is used to relieve symptoms of gastroesophageal reux disease and "functional dyspepsia," a nonspecic term encompassing several types of stomach upset. Betaine temporarily increases acid levels in the stomach. This eect lasts a few hours, at least in one study of volunteers taking acid-suppressing drugs. Because of this, betaine hydrochloride has been used to help absorption of some medications. However, there is no convincing evidence that this helps with symptoms. I am always concerned that an individual person's response could be due to the placebo eect, meaning that the dierence you noted could be due to expecting to nd some benet from taking the supplement. I don't recommend betaine hydrochloride, but if it is helping and is not causing side eects, it is not likely to harm you. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a question about your recent column on colloidal silver. Are you saying you do not advocate using OTC antimicrobial silver (55 PPM) for topical wound care? Is that what the Food and Drug Administration says is neither safe nor eective for any condition? When I had shingles 15 years ago, I was told to get some silver salve to use. Can't really say if it did anything or not. „ E.C. ANSWER: Topical silver is an eective antimicrobial, and even at small doses can improve the eectiveness of other antibiotics. Prescription-strength silver ointments usually are 0.5 to 1 percent, which is 50,000-100,000 parts per million concentration. The eectiveness of 55 ppm silver is doubtful: For a dicult bug like Staphylococcus aureus, the minimum concentration of silver needed to eectively kill bacteria is about 500-1,000 ppm. I'm not sure why you would have been recommended it for shingles, which is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus. The only thought I had was that perhaps your rash got secondarily infected by bacteria, but that should have been treated by a more eective method. An OTC antibiotic like triple antibiotic (neomycin, polymyxin and bacitracin) is a reasonable rst-line treatment for supercial wounds with mild infection. DEAR DR. ROACH: I heard that taking L-lysine when you have shingles helps to relieve the symptoms. What is your opinion regarding this treatment? I take it for three or four days whenever I get fever blisters, and it does help to clear my lips. „ J.B. ANSWER: L-lysine, an amino acid, has some eectiveness at reducing recurrences and speeding healing in herpes simplex infection of the mouth or genitals. However, even though varicella-zoster virus is related to herpes simplex, Llysine has not been eective for treatment or prevention of shingles. DEAR ABBY: We received a wedding invitation in the mail today from my husband's nephew. First of all, we are to RSVP by tomorrow. (WHAT?) Here are our options in responding: Gladly attend Regretfully decline Resentfully attend Enthusiastically decline I'll surprise you The invitation also asked which song we'd like "blasted over our awkward small talk." Granted, there is some animosity among the groom's father's siblings, but I think this is rude, sarcastic and inappropriate. I have a sense of humor but do not nd this funny. Am I o the mark? „ Insulted Guest In The Midwest DEAR GUEST: Obviously, you and your husband would have preferred a more formal „ and possibly more timely „ invitation. Considering the sorry state of family relations on the groom's side, the wording may have been an attempt at humor. It may also have been sincere. If you cannot GLADLY attend, rather than fume, send your regrets. DEAR ABBY: I'm a boy in sixth grade. Recently, my best friend has been hitting me. I try to get her to stop. I've done everything I can think of, but she keeps doing it. Today in math class, she pinched me or something „ I can't remember „ so I did it back. Afterward she beat on me with a ruler. I could really use some of your advice. „ Tired Of It DEAR TIRED OF IT: The person you call your best friend isn't acting like one. She may do it to get attention because she has a crush on you, or because she's a bully. Tell her to stop touching you because you don't like it, but do NOT retaliate by hitting her back. If she persists, tell your teacher what she has been doing because it's creating a distraction when you need to be concentrating in class. Dear Heloise: There are a lot of yers who miss their CONNECTING FLIGHT due to a number of reasons. If this should happen, use your cellphone to call customer service of the airline you are using to book the next ight available. You stand a better chance of getting a seat, and it's faster than standing in line. „ Carlos in Seattle Dear Heloise: Please tell your readers to get their heating and cooling units cleaned and inspected once a year. We didn't bother with that step for six years, and now we're faced with replacing our unit, which will cost us thousands of dollars. „ Jon and Andrea L. in Pittsburgh Dear Heloise: I used to have a habit of "pumping" my mascara wand until my sister told me this just pumps air into the container, thus drying out my mascara. „ Ashley M., Roswell, N.M.Fact-checking a 'wellness guru' sister's digestive advice Wedding invitation rubs recipient the wrong way Making a connecting callHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby


Page 6 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). Beyond the classic stripes of iron bars, cages take on all sorts of material forms; some look like factories, some like dinner tables, nice houses, clean cars, or bottles or mirrors. In what way do you need to get free? TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Why is it taking so long? When do we get there? These questions are completely natural, though unhelpful. With some eort, youll calm the restless heart and see, with clarity, the current opportunities. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Today is like an elevator. You get on, knowing the risk, and take it because its time to leave one reality. When this ride is done, the doors open onto another, slightly dierent, reality. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Part of the experience of places is the expectation being carried to the entrance gate. Youll be dealing with people who are new to the environment you know so well. Youll strongly inuence their reception of it. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You strive to be the best, but the bestŽ can be hard to assess. How is it measured? Not in popularity or awards. Those yardsticks can only measure consensus and social agreement, which often has little to do with the best. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You dont believe that your win has to come at somebody elses loss, but you should be aware that there are many around who do have this scarcity-minded approach. For best results, steer clear of these types. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The love owing through a relationship is not like it was in the beginning, or yesterday, or earlier this morning. And thats OK. Love will continue to take many forms, all of them enriching in their own way. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You acknowledge people by listening to them, remembering things about them, reecting back to them a version of themselves that represents how theyd like to be seen. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Its so easy to fall in love, or have an aectionate feeling about someone, that the reality of the ongoing work of relationships can come as a surprise. Expect it and be ready to embrace it when it comes. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The great thing about falling behind is, you never know how strong, smart and able you are until youre tasked with catching up. Afterward, you no longer think every small setback spells disaster. Recovery is in your nature. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Theres not one way to work. People at work can be still as the moon or hummingbird quick. The action of work varies. Some stare into space, some sweat or cry. Your work, whatever form it takes, will be deeply respected. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Some vestiges of who you were in your yesteryears might be holding you back. It probably has to do with an old habit or viewpoint. Getting rid of a material representation of the era will provide a magical, metaphorical release. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (Nov. 23). You know that youre incredibly valuable, and are so secure in that knowledge that you think of yourself less and less often. This is freedom. A new level of optimism emerges. More highlights: the club youre invited to, an unforgettable date and the satisfactory resolution of a conict thats aected your family for years. Aquarius and Cancer adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 24, 3, 7 and 38. HOROSCOPE BLONDIE By Dean Young and John Marshall BORN LOSER By Art and Chip Sansom BABY BLUES By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott MUTTS By Patrick McDonnell DOONSBURY By Garry Trudeau


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 PEANUTS By Charles Schulz CRANKSHAFT By Tom Batiuk & Chuck Ayers SHOE By Gary Brookins & Susie MacNelly ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman GARFIELD By Jim Davis DILBERT By Scott Adams REX MORGAN By Terry Beatty MARY WORTH By Karen Moy and June Brigman NON SEQUITUR By Wiley FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker HI AND LOIS By Brian and Greg Walker HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker and Johnny Hart B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM By Mike Peters PICKLES By Brian Crane MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley


Page 8 E/N/C The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 FROM PAGE ONEALMANACToday is Friday, Nov. 23 the 327th day of 2018. There are 38 days left in the year.Today in historyOn November 23rd, 1963 President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed Nov. 25 a day of national mourning following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.On this dateIn 1765 Frederick County, Maryland, became the first colonial American entity to repudiate the British Stamp Act. In 1889 the first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device consisted of four listening tubes attached to an Edison phonograph.) In 1936 Life, the photojournalism magazine created by Henry R. Luce, was first published. In 1996 a commandeered Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the water off the Comoros Islands, killing 125 of the 175 people on board, including all three hijackers. In 2000 in a setback for Al Gore, the Florida Supreme Court refused to order Miami-Dade County officials to resume hand-counting its election-day ballots. Meanwhile, Gores lawyers argued in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that the high court should stay out of the Florida election controversy.Todays birthdaysFormer Labor Secretary William E. Brock is 88. Actor Franco Nero is 77. Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is 74. Actorcomedy writer Bruce Vilanch is 71. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is 68. Singer Bruce Hornsby is 64. Former Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is 63. Actor Maxwell Caulfield is 59. Actor John Henton is 58. TV personality Robin Roberts (Good Morning AmericaŽ) is 58. Rock singer-musician Ken Block (Sister Hazel) is 52. Rock musician Charlie Grover is 52. Actress Salli RichardsonWhitfield is 51. Actor Oded Fehr is 48. Rapper-actor Kurupt (Tha Dogg Pound) is 46. Actor Page Kennedy is 42. Actress Kelly Brook is 39. Actor Lucas Grabeel is 34. TV personality Nicole SnookiŽ Polizzi is 31. Actresssinger Miley Cyrus is 26. Actor Austin Majors is 23. Actress Olivia Keville (TV: Splitting Up TogetherŽ) is 16.Bible verseWatch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.Ž „ Mark 14:38. Prayer helps us to be on our toes spiritually. Take time to talk to God. ODD NEWSPITTSBURGH (AP) „ One lucky Pittsburgh Penguins fan has a new kidney thanks to the help of social media. The Tribune-Review reports Kelly Sowatsky had been on the organ transplant waiting list since 2015. Desperate for a new kidney, she attended the teams hockey game in March with a sign telling potential donors to give her a call. The Penguins posted a photo of Sowatskys sign on Twitter, which caught the eye of fellow fan Jeff Lynd who lived nearly 300 miles away in Delaware. Lynd told the team he had an instinct he was going to be the one to give her a kidney. The two were a match and they underwent a successful surgery Nov. 6. Sowatsky says both Lynd and the Penguins helped save her life. She nicknamed it Sidney the KidneyŽ after Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. Hockey fans sign leads to kidney donationBy JOSEPH PISANI and ANNE DINNOCENZIOAP RETAIL WRITERSNEW YORK „ Retailers will once again offer big deals and early hours to lure shoppers into their stores for the start of the holiday season. But theyll also try to get shoppers out of their stores faster than ever by minimizing the thing they hate most: long lines. Walmart, Target and other large retailers are sending workers throughout their stores to check out customers with mobile devices. And at Macys, shoppers can scan and pay for items on their own smartphones. Retailers hope the changes will make in-store shopping less of a hassle. Long lines can irritate shoppers, who may leave the store empty handed and spend their money elsewhere, or go online. Walmart says workers will stand in the busiest sections of stores, ready to swipe customer credit cards when they are ready to pay. To make them easier to “nd, workers wear yellow sashes that say, Check out with me.Ž The worlds largest retailer “rst tested the service in the spring at more than 350 stores in its lawn and garden centers. It fared well, Walmart says, and expanded the program for the holiday season. Retailers are trying to catch up to technology giants. Apple, for example, has let those buying iPhones, laptops and other gadgets in its stores to pay on mobile devices issued to workers. And Amazon has been rolling out cashier-less convenience stores in San Francisco, Chicago and Seattle. Barbara Kahn, a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, says shoppers know the technology is out there for faster shopping. That makes them even more impatient,Ž she says. The true test of their success will be whether retailers can handle the big crowds who are expected to turn out for Black Friday weekend. The day after Thanksgiving is expected to be the busiest shopping day this year, according to retail analytics company ShopperTrak. The Saturday after Thanksgiving also ranks in the top 10. J.C. Penney, which has been offering mobile checkout for years, says it sent an additional 6,000 mobile devices to stores this year so workers can check shoppers out quicker, like when lines get long on Black Friday. Other stores are testing it for the “rst time: Kohls says iPad-wielding workers will roam 160 of its more than 1,100 stores. Macys, which announced its program in May, says customers need to use its mobile app to scan price tags and pay. After that, they have to go to a mobile checkout express line and show the app to a worker, who then removes security tags from clothing. Targets mobile checkout program, which is being rolled out to all its 1,800 stores, is similar to Walmarts. Target says that at its electronics area, where there are usually two cash registers, four workers will be sent with handheld devices to help ring up customers buying TVs, video games and other devices.A holiday miracle? Stores try to cut down long lines AP PHOTOWalmart associate Shanay Bishop, left, checks out customer Carolyn Sarpy on the sales ”oor as part of the Check Out With MeŽ program at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Farmhand gets 105 years for bombing bosses bedBENTON, La. (AP) „ A northwest Louisiana farmhand has been sentenced to 105 years in prison for trying to kill his bosses by putting a bomb in a crawl space under their bed because the husband hadnt saved his horse. News outlets report that Bossier Parish Judge Parker Self told 56-year-old Douglas Holley, Im going to remove you from normal society.Ž Holley was convicted in August on two counts of attempted “rst-degree murder, two counts of making or possessing a bomb and one of aggravated arson.Boy, 11, accused in 2nd high-speed police chaseCLEVELAND (AP) „ An 11-year-old Ohio boy accused of leading police on two separate high-speed chases in a year has been placed on house arrest. reports the Ohio boy denied charges of grand theft, criminal damaging and failing to comply with a police order on Wednesday in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. Police in the Cleveland suburb of Brooklyn said the boy sped off in his mothers SUV on Nov. 4 after she took away his video game console. He reached speeds of 70 to 90 mph as of“cers gave chase. The pursuit ended about 30 minutes later when the boy crashed into a parked truck and sustained minor injuries. Authorities say he led police on a 100-mph chase last fall. More than 4 dozen sea turtles killed in Cape Cod cold snapWELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) „ Animal rescue volunteers say more than four dozen sea turtles have died of exposure after washing ashore in frigid conditions on Cape Cod. The Cape Cod Times reports that low temperatures and high winds combined to kill most of the 50 turtles that washed up Thursday in Brewster, Orleans and Eastham on the lower part of the peninsula. The Massachusetts Audubon Societys Well”eet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary says about 350 sea turtles have come ashore since Oct. 22. They include Kemps ridley turtles, green turtles and loggerhead turtles. Spokeswoman Jenette Kerr says most of the animals being brought to the sanctuary are dead and in some cases literally frozen. Biologists say the turtles are stunned by the cold water in Cape Cod Bay, which shuts down their metabolisms and renders them unable to move.Man killed his newborn after teen gave birthELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) „ Authorities say a Pennsylvania man strangled a newborn child delivered by a teenage girl he had sexually assaulted on numerous occasions and hid the babys body in a safe. Lawrence County authorities say 38-year-old Christopher Lee Kennedy, who has no known address, faces numerous counts. He was arrested Wednesday and It wasnt known Thursday if hes retained an attorney. Authorities say the girl was 15 when she became pregnant with Kennedys child. She gave birth in October 2017. Police said Kennedy strangled the baby and put it in a bag, then hid the bag in a safe. The body was found several weeks later after the teen was admitted to the hospital for serious complications related to the birth. Authorities say she initially claimed to have killed the baby, but later told them Kennedy had done it. The girl claimed that a couple months before the child was born, she and Kennedy began devising ways to end the pregnancy. They also allegedly agreed that if she miscarried, she would say that the baby was not his.Leaning Tower of Pisa continues long path towards verticalROME (AP) „ The Leaning Tower of Pisa isnt leaning so much anymore. After more than two decades of efforts to straighten it, engineers say the famed Tuscan bell tower has recovered four centimeters (1.57 inches) more and is in better structural health than predicted. ANSA news agency quotes a consultant to the international committee monitoring the tilt, Nunziante Squeglia, as saying that while the progressive recovery of tilt is good news, the overall structural health of the tower is more important. The 12th-century tower reopened to the public in 2001 after being closed for more than a decade to let workers reduce its slant. By using hundreds of tons of lead counterweights at the base and extracting soil from under the foundations, engineers initially shaved 17 inches off the lean.Car strikes crowd at China school, killing 5 and hurting 18BEIJING (AP) „ A car plowed into a crowd of children outside a primary school in northeastern China on Thursday, killing “ve people and injuring 18, a local government spokesman said. The driver was taken into custody after the crash around noon in the coastal city of Huludao in Liaoning province, said the spokesman for Jianchang county in the citys suburbs, who declined to give his name as is standard with Chinese bureaucrats. He described the crash as a major traf“c accidentŽ and said the cause was under investigation. State broadcaster CCTV reported all “ve dead and all but two of the injured were children. Security camera footage showed a line of children crossing the street in front of their school when a car approaches, which then changes lanes and swerves into the crowd of children. It wasnt clear if the crash was a deliberate attack or whether the driver was swerving to avoid obstacles in front of him. Wang Mingkuan, a cook at a nearby noodle restaurant, said he was making meals when the crash occurred. I ran out and saw about a dozen children lying on the ground, some of them bleeding, all about 7 or 8 years old. Two or three showed no signs of life,Ž Wang told The Associated Press. Boy looking for hamster dies as car plunges into garageNEWTON, Ga. (AP) „ A 12-year-old Georgia boy is dead after a car left a road and smashed into a garage. WSB-TV reports Braden Stevenson died after being hit at his grandmothers home in Covington while looking for his missing hamster with a friend. A driver lost control of a car for reasons that are unclear and pinned the boy against the wall. The friend, Lucas McWilliams, was also severely injured. Cory Stevenson, the boys father, says he was on the phone with the son when the crash happened. Braden Stevenson died a short time later at Piedmont Newton Hospital. The hamster was an early Christmas gift from his grandmother. AP PHOTOA view of the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) in Piazza dei Miracoli Square, in Pisa, Italy, Jan. 2, 2012. By MARK SHERMAN and JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON (AP) „ Incensed by a ruling against his migrant asylum policy, President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded some common senseŽ from Americas judges and directed his ire at a liberal-leaning appeals court. He professed respect for Chief Justice John Roberts, with whom he is engaged in a startling public dispute over the independence of the judiciary, yet shrugged off the Republican appointee as someone who can say what he wants.Ž Trump, still seething over Mondays decision by a President Barack Obama-nominated judge, began his Thanksgiving Day by asserting on Twitter that courts should defer to his administration and law enforcement on border security because judges know nothing about it and are making our Country unsafe.Ž The president, spending the holiday in Florida, later told reporters that law enforcers and military service members he has sent to the U.S.-Mexico border cant believe the decisions that are being made by these judges.Ž Trump has gone after federal judges before who have ruled against him, but the current dustup is the “rst time that Roberts, the leader of the federal judiciary, has offered even a hint of criticism of the president. Roberts issued a strongly worded statement Wednesday defending judicial independence and contradicting Trumps claim that judges are partisans allied with the party of the president who nominated them. It is highly unusual for a president to single out judges for personal criticism, and a chief justices challenge to a presidents comments is unprecedented in modern times. In challenging a co-equal branch of government, Trump complains that his opponents “le lawsuits in courts that are part of the liberal-leaning 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Thats where an appeal of the recent asylum ruling would normally go. Its not unusual for those challenging a presidents policies to sue in courts they consider likely to back their claims. Everybody “les in the 9th Circuit,Ž he said with exaggeration. I think were going to have stop that somehow. The judges are going to have to get together or Congress is going to have to get together and stop it because theyre taking advantage of our country.Ž Trump did not elaborate. Conservative groups tended to bring challenges to Obama-era policies in Texas, part of the conservative-leaning 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. I like him and I respect him,Ž Trump said about Roberts, but i think we have to use some common sense. The 9th Circuit, everybody knows that its totally out of control.Ž Trump began the holiday by tweeting that Roberts can say what he wants, but the 9th Circuit is a complete & total disaster.Ž He even raised the topic during his call to service members, saying the 9th Circuit has become a big thorn in our side. ... Its a terrible thing when judges take over your protective services, when they tell you how to protect the border. Its a disgrace.ŽTrump demands judicial common sense, shrugs off Roberts NEWS FROM AROUND THE NATION


SPORTSFriday, November 23, 2018 | | @Sun_Preps Falcons take on SaintsThe Atlanta Falcons traveled to the Superdome to play the New Orleans Saints in an NFC South matchup. New Orleans, which comes into the game with a 9-1 record, is considered to be the favorite, but anything goes in rivalry games. See the recap on yoursun.comINDEX | Lottery 2 | NBA 2 | Local Sports 3 | College basketball 4 | Golf 4 | Scoreboard 5 | College football 6 | NFL 7 | Athlete of the Week 8 | Weather 8 By JACOB HOAGSTAFF WRITERLast Years Record: 18-7 Coach: Kip Rhoten (2nd year) Starters Lost: Bryce Cleveland Newcomers: Rondell Adderly (Sr.), Gerald Robinson (So.), Tyris Platt (So.) Port Charlotte playmakers Shemar Fleurissant, Tyler Perry and Brandon Gainey have played together since they were in seventh grade. Now they enter their “nal year of high school with eyes bigger than ever before. Only losing one starter from last years team, the Pirates dont expect much to change as they pick up from where they left off „ likely still stinging from a loss to Cape Coral on a last-second shot in the district tournament. That loss ended Port Charlottes streak of four straight district titles It was a sour “nish to an otherwise successful season. But its now morphed into motivation for a team that looks to be competitive in southwest Florida. You come up short and it hits you like a ton of bricks,Ž Port Charlotte coach Kip Rhoten said. Every time we get a little loose or I feel like theyre not focused in, I always bring up that last 14 seconds when they had the chance to win it. But Im excited, the boys are excited.ŽMeet the starting fiveOnly needing to replace one starter, Rhoten knows what he has to an extent. Seniors Alex Romero (PG, 5-foot-9), Fleurissant (F, 6-foot-2), Perry (F, 6-foot-3) and Gainey (F, 6-foot-4) return with the new addition of Rondell Adderly (G, 6-foot-1) to a starting role. The returners are three-year varsity players and bring a heap of experience to the squad. What has Rhoten most excited is having Perry and Fleurissant at full strength to open the season. The duo, both football players, nursed injuries early in the season last year with Perry dealing with a shoulder injury and Fleurissant blowing out an ankle seconds into the preseason classic. Fleurissant was a standout player as a sophomore, but couldnt quite regain his explosiveness when he returned last season.A grizzly second unit The origin of the nickname BearŽ isnt clear, but the play style of 5-foot-9 sophomore guard Logan Rogers is “erce By JOE REEDYAP SPORTS WRITERGolf used to have a prominent place on the Thanksgiving weekend calendar with The Skins Game. That made-for-TV event ended in 2008 but Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will have their own high-stakes showdown Friday. After years of discussion, the two will compete in The MatchŽ at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, a $9 million winner-take-all event that will air on pay-per-view. Many wondered if a Woods vs. Mickelson match was a thing of the past. The two have combined for 123 PGA Tour victories and 19 majors but had struggled in recent years. Talk of a match was revived earlier this year when Mickelson won in Mexico and Woods started to be competitive again before winning at The Tour Championship in September. Mickelson said the original premise was both partnering up with some of the sports younger stars, but television executives and fans have always wanted to see the two go head to head. To have the opportunity to go head to head and to win is just. its great to win the 9 million. I just dont want to lose to him and give him the satisfaction, because the bragging rights are whats going to be even worse than the money,Ž Mickelson said during a press conference Tuesday. Both were part of the U.S. team By LARRY LAGEAP SPORTS WRITERDETROIT „ Chase Daniel made the most of his chance to “ll in for Mitchell Trubisky, having the best day of his journeyman career. Daniel set career highs with 230 yards passing and two touchdowns to keep the Chicago Bears rolling with a 23-16 win over the Detroit Lions on Thursday. The NFC North-leading Bears (8-3) sealed their “fth straight victory with Kyle Fullers interception in the end zone with a little more than a minute left. Detroit (4-7) has lost four of “ve, plummeting to last place in the division. Chicago broke a 16-16 tie on Eddie Jacksons 41-yard pick-6 with six minutes remaining. It was Jacksons second consecutive game with an interception returned for a touchdown. Its also the “fth career defensive touchdown for the 2017 fourthround pick. Thats the type of defense we play here,Ž Jackson said. We are always thinking about putting points on the board. It is about attacking.Ž The Lions drove to the Bears 11 on the ensuing drive, but couldnt score because Matthew Staffords pass to Michael Roberts was picked off by Fuller. Fullers interception was the 20th of the season for the Bears. The 32-year-old Daniel made his third career start and his “rst in nearly four years, replacing Trubisky, who was out with a shoulder injury. He knows that offense really well. Hes a little bit of a different player obviously, but hes still athletic,Ž Lions coach Matt Patricia said. He can still scramble. Hes got a good arm. Hes accurate.Ž He “nished 27 of 37 for 230 yards and two touchdowns, setting career highs in each category. Daniel had a 10-yard touchdown pass to Taquan Mizzell in the second quarter and a 14-yard pass to Tarik Cohen in the fourth. And unlike Stafford, he didnt make any costly mistakes. Stafford was 28 of 38 for 236 yards with two interceptions. Detroit became the “rst team to lead Chicago in a month when LeGarrette Blount ran for his “rst of two touchdowns early in the second quarter. Blount had 88 yards and the two touchdowns. The Bears, though, were able to come back and go ahead thanks to their defense.By SCHUYLER DIXONAP PRO FOOTBALL WRITERARLINGTON, Texas „ Ezekiel Elliott made the $21 donation after his touchdown. Amari Cooper took the freebie following the “rst of his two scores. The bonus for the Dallas Cowboys: Theyre all the way back in the NFC East race. Cooper had a 90-yard touchdown after celebrating with a free throw following his “rst scoring catch, Elliott ran for 121 yards with his TD and the Cowboys pulled even with Washington atop the division with a 31-23 Thanksgiving win over the Redskins on Thursday. The Cowboys (6-5) won their third straight game since the “rst home loss, to Tennessee in the Dallas debut of Cooper following a trade dropped them two games under .500. Dallas eighth win in nine Thanksgiving games against Washington, and second in three seasons, earned a season split. The Redskins (6-5) lost for the third time in four games in Colt McCoys “rst start in four years coming off Alex Smiths season-ending leg injury. The former Texas Longhorns star threw three interceptions to offset two touchdown passes. McCoy won his two previous starts at the home of the Cowboys, one for the 2009 Big 12 championship and the other his most recent NFL victory with the Redskins in 2014. Cooper, the former Oakland receiver had much more fun in his second home game, “nishing with Pirates return four starters, eye district title SUN PHOTO BY TIM KERNAlex Romero, a senior at Port Charlotte High School, drives in for the lay-up in the preseason classic.PIRATES | 3 PREP BASKETBALL: Port Charlotte Pirates NFL: Chicago 23, Detroit 16 NFL: Dallas 31, Washington 23 GOLF: The Match$9 million pay-per-view golf match will be unique AP PHOTOPhil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods face o during a news conference at Shadow Creek Golf Course in North Las Vegas.UNIQUE | 7Chase Daniel fills in, leads Bears to win AP PHOTOThe Chicago Bears celebrate after cornerback Kyle Fuller intercepted a pass in the end zone intended for Detroit Lions tight end Michael Roberts.Cooper, Cowboys join Redskins atop NFC East with 31-23 win AP PHOTODallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper runs in for a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the second half of an NFL football game.COWBOYS | 7


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The latest exploration, however, caught the 3-point shooting 7-footer off guard. For the “rst time in his two seasons with the Heat, he was held out of the lineup due to Coachs DecisionŽ in Tuesday nights loss to the Brooklyn Nets at AmericanAirlines Arena. Obviously you want to play and you expect to play,Ž Olynyk said Wednesday, the last player to leave the practice court after taking extra shooting. But Coach has decisions to make and thats the decision he made. You respect it.Ž With the Heat already without sidelined Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson, players who had factored heavily into this seasons rotation, Spoelstra nonetheless opted for neophyte forwards Derrick Jones Jr. and Duncan Robinson against the Nets. It was part of a rotation remix that had Dwyane Wade back after a seven-game paternity leave and James Johnson making only his second appearance since May hernia surgery. With Goran out, I wanted to get Justise (Winslow) in the second lineup as a ballhandler and that had a domino effect,Ž Spoelstra said. Olynyk said there was no advance warning, nor did he expect any. But youre not always going to be warned whats going to happen in life or else it wouldnt be life,Ž Olynyk said. So he made up for the lost time “rst with extra cardio after Tuesdays game and then the extra court time Wednesday. You didnt get to play, so you got to get your work in somewhere,Ž he said. You still got to stay in shape, get a sweat, whether its lifting, riding the bike, conditioning, extra shots, because theres going to be another opportunity. The season is too long, so youve got to be ready when that time comes and when you get called upon and youve got to deliver.Ž Guard Wayne Ellington, who found himself with his own unexpected game nights off earlier in the season, said that Olynyk handled the situation professionally, taking his best shots in practice instead of at his coach. Youve just got to stay with it mentally. Youve got to stay positive,Ž Ellington said. Youve got to cheer your teammates on and make sure you come in here and get this work. For me, that was the therapy, coming in here and getting this work and knowing that obviously the situation is not always about yourself. Itll change for you. Youve just got to stay with it.Ž Spoelstra made clear from the outset that such a deep roster of relatively equal talents could create such moments. He said he opted for Robinson, who is on a two-way contract, over Olynyk, who is in the second year of a four-year, $50 million deal, because he viewed Robinson as more of a perimeter player.Ž Olynyk said he appreciated Spoelstras position. Top to bottom,Ž he said, you can play any number of 15 to 17 guys, whatever it is. So, its really tough and I dont envy Coach Spos position because its not an easy one „ trying to “gure out rotations and the best “t and the best combinations.Ž Spoelstra said he expects Olynyk to be back in the rotation as the Heat move on. Theres only 48 minutes at every position, so its not easy,Ž Olynyk acknowledged. Theres going to be times where guys are hurt or banged up. But if everybody is healthy, theres going to be guys who are left out. But you still got to be able to contribute something to the team and help the team win in some way, whatever position you have.Ž AUTO RACING3:55 a.m. ESPN2 „ Formula One, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, practice, Abu DhabiCOLLEGE BASKETBALL11:30 a.m. ESPN „ TBD, Battle 4 Atlantis, third-place game ESPN2 „ TBD, AdcoCare Invitational, semi“nal game 2 p.m. ESPN „ TBD, Battle 4 Atlantis, championship game ESPN2 „ TBD, Wooden Legacy, semi“nal game 4 p.m. FOX „ TBD, Las Vegas Invitational, third-place game 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 „ TBD, AdvoCare Invitational, semi“nal game ESPNU „ TBD, Wooden Legacy, consolation game 5 p.m. SEC „ Kent State at Vanderbilt 6:30 p.m. FOX „ TBD, Las Vegas Invitational, championship game 7 p.m. CBSSN „ George Mason vs. Cincinnati ESPN2 „ TBD, NIT Tip-O, thirdplace game ESPNU „ TBD, AdcoCare Invitational, consolation game SEC „ Tennessee State at Kentucky 7:30 p.m. SEC „ South Alabama at Texas A&M 8 p.m. FS1 „ Cleveland State at Ohio State SEC „ UT Arlington at Arkansas 9 p.m. ESPN2 „ TBD, NIT Tip-O, championship game 9:30 p.m. CBSSN „ Baylor vs. Ole Miss ESPNU „ TBD, Battle 4 Atlantis, “fth-place game 10 p.m. FS1 „ TBD, Las Vegas Invitational, third-place game 11:30 p.m. ESPN2 „ TBD, Wooden Legacy, semi“nal gameCOLLEGE FOOTBALL12 p.m. ABC „ Houston at Memphis CBSSN „ Akron at Ohio ESPNU „ Bualo at Bowling Green FOX „ Nebraska at Iowa FS1 „ Texas at Kansas 2:30 p.m. CBS „ Arkansas at Missouri 3:30 p.m. ABC „ Virginia at Virginia Tech CBSSN „ East Carolina at Cincinnati 4 p.m. FS1 „ Oregon at Oregon State 4:15 p.m. ESPN „ UCF at South Florida 8 p.m. ESPN „ Oklahoma at West Virginia 8:30 p.m. FOX „ Washington at Washington StateGOLF1 a.m. GOLF „ European Tour Golf, Hong Kong Open, second round, Hong Kong GC, Fanling 8 p.m. GOLF „ PGA Tour, ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf, third round, Australia 1 a.m. (Saturday) GOLF „ European Tour Golf, Hong Kong Open, third round, Hong Kong GC, FanlingNBA BASKETBALL7 p.m. NBATV „ Houston at Detroit 10:30 p.m. NBATV „ Utah at LA Lakers NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. NBC „ New York at Philadelphia 7:30 p.m. NBCSN „ Chicago at Tampa Bay SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FS2 „ Bayer Leverkusen vs. VfB StuttgartBenchwarmer not the versatility of choice for Heats Kelly Olynyk NBA: Miami Heat NBABy TIM REYNOLDSAP BASKETBALL WRITERThere was a two-season stretch during which JaVale McGee scored a total of 141 points. He was a target of jokes, wildly misunderstood by many in the NBA, almost an afterthought of sorts whose career seemed to be closer to ”aming out than taking off. And in those darkest days, McGee kept asking himself the same question. Is it over?Ž The answer now is obvious: No, it wasnt over. Fast forward, and it may just be getting started. Hes living the life that few in the NBA get to experience. Hes teamed up with the best players of this generation „ Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, LeBron James. Hes won two championships, part of Golden States back-toback titles over the last two seasons. And now hes the starting center for the Los Angeles Lakers, getting a chance to play big minutes and put up numbers for the “rst time in nearly a decade. In his 11th season, McGee has basically gotten a basketball rebirth. I played against him in the last two NBA Finals and I wanted him on this team because I know what he brings,Ž said James, who lobbied the Lakers to get McGee. Its his energy, his energy level, his ability at the rim and his ability to protect the rim. If you dont have that on your team, youre not going to have much, man. You need to have people with a high IQ, which hes got. Thats why I wanted JaVale to be part of this.Ž McGees numbers are so much better this season than what theyve been. But he cringes at the notion that hes gotten better. What the Lakers have given him is a better chance. Thats the difference. And hes certainly one of the reasons why theyre off to a 10-7 start, winners in six of their last seven games. McGees per-36-minutes averages over his career have been remarkably similar: Never lower than 13.1 points in a full season, the majority of the time between 15 and 18 points per 36 minutes of play. But the numbers are spiking this year because hes actually getting minutes „ the Lakers are starting him and playing him about 25 minutes per night, and hes responding with averages of 13.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game. Hes showing everyone else what James saw in the NBA Finals the past two years. He could have said get anybody,Ž McGee said. Its just a reassuring feeling, a con“dence-builder I guess, knowing that youre going into a situation wanted as an option, like youre really wanted. Thats pretty dope.Ž Away from the court, McGee is a very diverse person „ and very private. He doesnt think much of social media, preferring to keep his inner circle very small and very close. He makes music on his computer and is serious about that as a vocation. Hes devoted to philanthropy, having built some wells to bring clean water to parts of Uganda. And the irony there is that McGee is a native of Flint, Michigan, a place that has been dealing with a clean-water crisis since 2014 „ but his efforts in Uganda are coincidental, since he started that quest before the Flint situation became known. Its all such a humbling experience,Ž McGee said. The game has suf“ciently humbled McGee at times as well. In those 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons, when McGee was barely playing because of ongoing issues related to a stress fracture in his left leg, he wondered if his career was coming to a premature end. His physical game was failing, his mental game was in trouble as well, and basketball stopped seeming fun. Of course, I had all those feelings, all those thoughts,Ž McGee said. But what overshadowed all that was me just not being willing to prepare for the worst. Im just going to keep preparing for the best. So I just kept working like I wasnt hurting, and it ended up being dealing with pain and the pain going away and then realizing the pain isnt even there anymore.Ž His game has taken off since. The funny thing about McGee is that he came into the NBA with the skills that big men now are supposed to have „ stretch defenses, make shots from the perimeter, have some guard-esque skills. Thats the player he was at Nevada before getting picked by Washington at the No. 18 spot of the 2008 NBA Draft. But when he entered the NBA, the mandate basically was for a 7-footer like himself to rebound and set screens. In todays NBA, his versatility is almost required for a big. The Lakers rave about all the things fans notice and a lot of more about what might not be so noticable „ like his footwork, his speed down the ”oor, his hands and his cutting. Hes been great,Ž Lakers coach Luke Walton said. Hes been professional. Hes taking care of himself. Hes vocal in the locker rooms and the huddles, hes been producing for us, obviously his shot-blocking has been a big part of us having some success on defense. Were very pleased with JaVale.Ž Due respect to Walton, hell never be McGees favorite coach. His mom has that title on lock. Pamela McGee won two NCAA titles as a player at USC and an Olympic gold medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, was the No. 2 pick in the 1997 WNBA Draft and is in the Womens Basketball Hall of Fame. I used to be Pamela McGee,Ž she said. Now Im JaVale McGees mama.Ž While many lost faith in her oldest child, she never did. The two titles with the Warriors probably meant as much to Pamela McGee as they did to her son. And now shes back in familiar surroundings „ Los Angeles, where she played, sitting near the ”oor to watch Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. She has ”ashbacks when James and her kid team up to do something spectacular, like those ShowtimeŽ Lakers did. Theres an African proverb that says the teacher will become the student and the student will become the teacher,Ž she said. I think were there. I was a very strict mother, but now, it doesnt come from my mouth, it comes from my heart. Im just extremely proud. Not too many mothers get this opportunity.Ž There are goals that McGee still has to accomplish in his career. He wants to be an AllStar. He wants to average a double-double. He wants to win a blocked-shot title. Hes turning 31 in January, is in great condition and knows he could play several more seasons. And as this season goes along, McGee knows part of his job will be sharing wisdom hes collected in his two championship runs with those younger Lakers who dont know what the postseason is about yet. Were having a blast,Ž McGee said. And when we start “guring it out, youre going to see a team thats having so much fun.ŽJaVale McGee flourishing in opportunity with LeBron, Lakers AP PHOTOIn this Nov. 10, 2018, “le photo, Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee dunks over Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield.


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 SP Page 3 and scrappy. Doubling as the quarterback for the football team, known for his short, punchy runs up the middle, Rogers outside shooting gives the Pirates second unit a spark. Hes tough,Ž Rhoten said. I dont know how you teach that. Hes a competitor. Hes not gonna come out here to practice and get beat up on. And he makes the little bunch with him grow up together too.Ž The Pirate bench is even smaller than the starters, but have an underdog quality to them. Sophomore point guard Gerald Robinson (5-foot-10) showed his scoring ability in the teams preseason opener against Cardinal Mooney on Monday, scoring nine points off the bench. I feel like were pretty deep,Ž Rhoten said. My second unit has a lot of umph to it. Theyre not the biggest, but they have a lot of competitiveness.ŽFast and furious If theres one thing the Pirates lack, its size. Gainey and Perry are the tallest at 6-foot-4 and 6-foot-3 respectively, but the rest of the team lacks height. But what they lack in towering forwards they make up with a bunch of speed and an uptempo offense. They want to get up and down the ” oor quickly and use their conditioning to slow it down on defense with their full-court press. Were an up and down team,Ž Rhoten said. We wanna run and run and run some more. We wanna get going as fast as we can. But on the other side, you have to be smart enough to realize some teams will do it better than you. We dont have a lot of size, but if you ask the players, we wanna get up 94 feet and get after you.ŽSeason outlook Theres a certain expectation and tradition that comes attached to a Pirate jersey. Theres an expectation to win the district, make a run and aim for the Final Four. Some years it works out and others, like last year, teams fall short. But the goal is always the same. Taking a look at the surrounding teams that will cross paths with the Pirates, Charlotte is big, athletic and looks to be a top team in the area. Lehigh, which tops the southwest Florida rankings to start the season, is in the drivers seat as of now. The Pirates open the season ranked third, but by the end of the year, they expect to open some eyes. Were feeling real good,Ž Adderly said. Were being underestimated right now. We feel we have a lot to prove.Ž Email Jacob Hoag at and follow him on Twitter @ByJacobHoag.PIRATESFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTOS BY TIM KERNPort Charlottes Rondell Adderly forces a back court violation against Cardinal Mooney with his great hustle. By JUSTIN RAFFONESUN CORRESPONDENTTwo Bandits teams, led by two dissimilar coaching styles, will be playing for two 2018 Southeast Region Championships in their respective divisions this weekend. On a damp Tuesday night in Port Charlotte, one voice could be heard over all others at Franz Ross Park„home of the Bandits Pop Warner football team. Jim Krecji is a vocal, hands-on, throwback style, longtime coach, whose voice echoes across three football “ elds. Dustin Baca is Krecjis polar opposite. Baca is a young, “ rsttime head coach for the Bandits, who sits back and observes as his assistant coaches lead the team through practice. Two different coaches, two different age groups, but one big family with one common goal in mind: win. The family atmosphere starts at the top for the Bandits with President Shea Davis and his wife Shelia. Davis has seen the way everyone in the organization, across “ ve different age groups, comes together for each other. The community has helped build that family relationship as well. Case in point: the Charlotte County Fire and EMS just donated a brand new golf cart to the Bandits because theirs was stolen in October. Krecji coaches the Bandits Pee Wee team, who are defending Pop Warner National Champions, and Baca heads the Junior Varsity team, who came up just short of winning the regional championship a year ago. The Pee Wee team will play at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at Celebration High in Kissimmee. The JV team takes the “ eld on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. also at Celebration High. If either or both teams win they will advance to the National Pop Warner Super Bowl at The Wide World of Sports in Orlando. We got to where were at today by the basics,Ž said Krecji. The fundamentals, were kind of old-school coaching is what it is.Ž Along with Krecji, the Pee Wee team is coached by two other long-time Bandit coaches Rich Salantino and Keith Chenault. As for Bacas JV team, he doesnt foresee anything getting in the way from them and their title shot this year. Theyre ready,Ž said Baca. I havent seen a team out here thats more hungry than they are right now.Ž Baca prides his team on their defense and overall speed and toughness. Davis believes they have the best defense in the area, and the stats may just back that up. Bacas team hasnt given up a defensive touchdown in the playoffs and have only given up a handful since week four of the regular season. Krecjis team will be down to 16-eligible players for Friday nights game, after one player was rushed for an emergency appendectomy late Monday night. In Pop Warner, a team must have at least 16 players to start a game and 15 to “ nish it. That isnt something that Krecji or Davis thinks will be an issue for them, however, as they both praised the teams competitive spirit while having their backs in the corner on multiple occasions this season. The message Krecji has for his team going into this weekends game is just to keep the mistakes to a minimum. He believes they will be too tough to beat if they can do that. Baca plans to keep the atmosphere light and fun on Friday night before turning Saturdays gameday into a business affair. The team theyre up against is in the way of them going to Nationals,Ž said Baca. That was our goal at the beginning of the season, it was Nationals or bust.Ž If both teams, the Bandits are sure to have reason for celebration. If one or both teams falter, however, they know there is a big family in their corner.By CHUCK BALLAROSUN CORRESPONDENTHead Coach: Dale Huffman (3rd year) 2017-18 record: 22-7, District 8A-12 runner-up, Regional semi-finals. Key Losses: C Alexis Francavilla, G-F Aryana Hough, G-F Kristin Powell. Returnees: G Emani Jefferson, G Katelynn Hall (transfer), G Janae Dennard Outlook: Its never easy to lose two 1,000-point scorers from your team the way this team did, with one of them being Player of the Year, especially when they contributed nearly two-thirds of your scoring the way Francavilla and Hough did. Yet it seems as though Huffman will find a way to ease the pain of losing them with his high-tempo offense. Jefferson, a junior, will be one of the best guards in the area for her ability to facilitate offense and scoring, while Katelynn Hall, who transferred down here from Indiana, was already a 1,200-point career scorer who will absolutely be a threat. Janae Dennard is another guard who started last season whose specialty is defense. Huffman said she needs to pick up the scoring following the departure of their stars. It will be figuring out what to do with the rest of them that will be a challenge. Huffman has been scrimmaging and creating situations in practice to see what he has as the season progresses. G Kamryn Nazario, C Destiny Hand and G Brianna Pelton are three seniors also expected to increase their minutes after spending much of their junior seasons on the bench. Jessica Stewart and Yani Hall was expected to get plenty of minutes as freshmen, which will be important with the fast offense they play. Were a run-and-gun team. We take it down the floor. We stress defense and like to keep your score down under 40,Ž Huffman said. Thats something we need to work on. This is not rh bobcats of last year. They need to find their own identity.Ž Will this translate to another 22-win season? Will it mean they can get past regional power Gulf Coast, which won the district and eliminated them in regionals? Huffman says maybe. Gulf Coast will be hard to beat. They have two D-I players there. Can we win 20 games? Yes. But we need to get better,Ž Huffman said. I think well be okay.Ž TODAY Football regional championshipVenice vs. Bloomingdale, 7:30 p.m. Hayden Wolff and the Venice Indians look to continue their run in the playoffs in the regional championship game against Bloomingdale. STARTING FIVEG Alex Romero (Sr., 5-9) G Rondell Adderly (Sr., 6-1) F Shemar Fleurissant (Sr., 6-2) F Tyler Perry (Sr., 6-3) F Brandon Gainey (Sr., 6-4) PORT CHARLOTTE SCHEDULE11/19 @ Lemon Bay, 4 p.m. 11/27 @ DeSoto County, 7:30 p.m. 11/29 @ North Port, 7:00 p.m. 11/30 North Fort Myers, 7 p.m. 12/4 Ida Baker, 7 p.m. 12/5 @ Venice, 7 p.m. 12/7 Island Coast, 7 p.m. 12/10 @ Charlotte, 7 p.m. 12/11 @ Lemon Bay, 7 p.m. 12/18 Cape Coral, 7 p.m. 12/28 Okeechobee, 4 p.m. 1/8 @ North Fort Myers, 7 p.m. 1/10 Venice, 7 p.m. 1/11 @ Ida Baker, 7 p.m. 1/15 @ Island Coast, 7 p.m. 1/17 Charlotte, 7 p.m. 1/22 Lemon Bay, 7 p.m. 1/25 Cape Coral, 7 p.m. 1/26 @ Sebring, 7 p.m. 1/31 @ Lehigh, 7:30 p.m. 2/5 North Port, 7 p.m.Bandits football have titles in sight PHOTOS PROVIDEDBryce Eaton runs in a touchdown for the junior varsity Bandits.Seniors taking up slack for North Port girls YOUTH FOOTBALL: Port Charlotte Bandits PREP BASKETBALL: North Port AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR The Port Charlotte Bandits Pee Wee o ensive line getting set.


Page 4 SP The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018By JOHN MARSHALLAP BASKETBALL WRITERLAHAINA, Hawaii „ Rui Hachimura arrived at Gonzaga as an intriguing prospect who spoke very limited English. He spent his “rst season in Spokane acclimating to the new language and culture while watching the Zags reach the national title game. Hachimuras role increased as a sophomore, though he was still primarily a backup player on a loaded roster. Given a chance to lead the Zags this season, Hachimura has thrived. The multidimensional 6-foot-8 forward established himself as one of the nations best players early this year and took a star turn at the Maui Invitational, earning tournament MVP while leading Gonzaga past top-ranked Duke in the title game. He was wanting the ball and when we got him the ball for the most part he was delivering against some high, high level athletes and some damn good defenders around the rim,Ž Gonzaga coach Mark Few said. So thats a really, really good sign for us.Ž Hachimuras aggressiveness is a recent trend. When he arrived on campus, Hachimura was too deferential and passive on the court. Few and his assistants worked with the Japanese big man to be more assertive, and he certainly has been this season. Hachimura leads No. 3 Gonzaga with 22.5 points per game while shooting 59 percent and grabbing 5.8 rebounds per game. He had 23 points in the Zags Maui Invitational opener against Illinois and 24 in the semi“nals against Arizona. Hachimura was the difference-maker against Duke in the title game, calling for the ball and scoring on post-ups and mid-range jumpers. He had 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked three shots, including two of Gonzagas four in the “nal 46 seconds to preserve an 89-87 victory over the Blue Devils and Gonzagas second Maui title. Hachimura gives them a guy that you can go to to get a bucket or get fouled,Ž Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. Born to a Japanese mother and father from the West African nation of Benin, Hachimura grew up playing baseball around his hometown of Toyama, Japan. He later tried track before a friend persuaded him to play basketball. Hachimura caught the attention of coaches at Mesei High School and developed his game at the private boarding school. He continued to improve while he grew and popped up on the radar of U.S. coaches when he scored 25 points against the United States at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships in Dubai. Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd, who has a knack for “nding talented international players, showed video of Hachimura to Few, who saw the talent immediately and persuaded him to join the Zags. After a rough start in Spokane, largely because of the language barrier, Hachimura gradually adjusted to the culture and the more aggressive style of basketball in the United States. Now he could become the “rst Japanese-born NBA lottery pick. Long-armed and agile, Hachimura has strength and footwork to score down low, and he has a superb midrange jumper. He created problems for Duke with his midrange jumper and scored the go-ahead basket with 75 seconds left on a power move to the basket. Hes made a big jump,Ž Few said. Hes being really aggressive. Ive been on him to own it a little bit more and I think hes starting to own it.Ž Hachimuras rise in American college basketball has drawn plenty of attention in Japan. When Gonzaga held a media day for Hachimura in May, crews from Japans largest networks followed him around for the day. Hachimura had nearly two dozen people follow and “lm him doing everything from eating to studying. He also gave more than two hours of interviews that were broadcast to millions back in Japan. Im getting kind of used to the attention,Ž he said at the time. He better. Its only going to ratchet up from here.Hachimura thriving as Gonzagas go-to player AP PHOTODuke forward Javin DeLaurier smacks the ball out of the hands of Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational. FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) „ Chris Lykes scored 18 points and Miami embraced the morning tipoff in a dominant 85-49 win over La Salle in the first round of the Wooden Legacy on Thursday. The Hurricanes (4-0), who came in as the highest-scoring team in the tournament, continued to put up big numbers and got to the lane with ease. Five players scored in double figures for Miami. It was a dunk-fest early on as guard Anthony Lawrence dunked for the games first basket inside two minutes after tipoff. He later had a breakaway dunk, and his teammates were in on the slam-dunk party all game as well. Jared Kimbrough scored 10 points for La Salle (0-5). Besides Miami and LaSalle, the bracketed tournament at Titan Gym on the campus of Cal State Fullerton includes Northwestern, Fresno State, Seton Hall, Grand Canyon, Hawaii and Utah, with games Thursday, Friday and Sunday.NO. 4 VIRGINIA 66, DAYTON 59PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas „ DeAndre Hunter matched his career high with 23 points to help fourth-ranked Virginia hold off Dayton 66-59 on Thursday in the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinals. Hunter made a 3-pointer with 53.1 seconds left and Virginia protecting a 60-56 lead. It turned out to provide just enough cushion to keep the Cavaliers (5-0) in control and send them into the championship game Friday against No. 25 Wisconsin. Virginia shot 50 percent in the second half. Ty Jerome added 15 points for Virginia, and Kyle Guy had 14. Josh Cunningham led Dayton (4-1) with 15 points. The Flyers shot 55 percent in the second half and stayed within reach every time the Cavaliers threatened to stretch the lead into double figures. Dayton will face Oklahoma on Friday in the third-place game.NO. 25 WISCONSIN 78, OKLAHOMA 58PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas „ DMitrik Trice set career highs with 25 points and a tournament-record seven 3-pointers to help No. 25 Wisconsin beat Oklahoma 78-58 in Thursdays semi“nals at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Trice started 7 for 7 from behind the arc, the last coming when he pump-faked a defender and stepped to his right to bury the shot for a 66-47 lead with 6:22 left. But he “nally missed a 3 less than a minute later to “nish at 7 for 8. That was also the “rst missed 3 after halftime for the Badgers (5-0), who made 8 of 9 after halftime and 14 of 22 for the game. Wisconsin shot 59 percent in the second half, using a 10-0 run to blow the game open and earn a trip in Fridays championship game. Christian James scored 18 points for the Sooners (4-1), who shot 47 percent but couldnt slow the Badgers second-half roll.VILLANOVA 83, CANISIUS 56LAKE BUENA VISTA „ Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree had 15 points and 13 rebounds as defending national champion Villanova stopped a two-game skid by beating Canisius 83-56 in the AdvoCare Invitational. Phil Booth also scored 15 points for the Wildcats (3-2), who will play the winner of Memphis-Oklahoma State in the semi“nals on Friday. Villanova went from No. 8 to out of the AP Top 25 after losing to Michigan 73-46 in a rematch of last seasons championship game and a 76-68 overtime loss to Furman last week. That marked the “rst time Villanova lost back-to-back games since March 2013. Villanovas Mikal Bridges, Jalen Brunson, Donte DiVincenzo and Omari Spellman were all taken in the NBA draft after last years championship run. Canisius (1-3) got 19 points from Isaiah Reese. Takal Molson, who entered averaging 21.3 points, had 10. The Golden Grif“ns got to within 63-52 with 4 minutes left before Villanova pulled away.Miami rolls over La Salle 85-49 in Wooden Legacy By DENNIS PASSAAP SPORTS WRITERMELBOURNE, Australia „ Ian Poulter and Tyrrell Hatton birdied six holes on the back nine to give England a share of the lead with South Korea and Australia after the opening fourballs at the World Cup of Golf. Cameron Smith made a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th Thursday to ensure he and Australia teammate Marc Leishman were in a tie atop the leaderboard with South Koreas Byeong Hun An and Si Woo Kim, all with 10-under 62s at Metropolitan. Those countries have a one-stroke lead over three teams „ Belgium (Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry), Malaysia (Gavin Green and Ben Leong) and Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen, who won the title for Denmark by four strokes two years ago at nearby Kingston Heath. India (Anirban Lahiri and Gaganjeet Bhullar) and Ireland (Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne) were tied for seventh after 64s. The U.S. team of Kyle Stanley and Matt Kuchar were in a large group tied for 13th among 28 teams after a 66. On Friday and Sunday, it will be a foursomes (alternate shot), with fourballs again on Saturday. Of“cials moved up tee times for Thursday due to expected storms and showers. But they never came, and when the last group “nished, the sun was shining and the wind had dropped off.England, South Korea, Australia tied at World Cup AP PHOTOSMatt Kuchar of the U.S.A. plays from a bunker on the 8th during the Australian Open Golf tournament in Sydney. Byeong Hun An of South Korea lines up his putt on the “rst green during the Australian Open Golf tournament in Sydney. GOLF: World Cup COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Gonzaga Bulldogs COLLEGE BASKTEBALL


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 7 3 0 .700 280 236 Miami 5 5 0 .500 199 256 Buffalo 3 7 0 .300 137 251 N.Y. Jets 3 7 0 .300 208 254 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 7 3 0 .700 239 205 Indianapolis 5 5 0 .500 298 249 Tennessee 5 5 0 .500 178 189 Jacksonville 3 7 0 .300 176 219 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Pittsburgh 7 2 1 .750 299 225 Baltimore 5 5 0 .500 237 181 Cincinnati 5 5 0 .500 256 312 Cleveland 3 6 1 .350 218 263 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 9 2 0 .818 404 294 L.A. Chargers 7 3 0 .700 262 209 Denver 4 6 0 .400 228 235 Oakland 2 8 0 .200 170 293 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 6 4 0 .600 197 198 Dallas 5 5 0 .500 203 190 Philadelphia 4 6 0 .400 205 231 N.Y. Giants 3 7 0 .300 215 263 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA New Orleans 9 1 0 .900 378 239 Carolina 6 4 0 .600 260 252 Atlanta 4 6 0 .400 263 276 Tampa Bay 3 7 0 .300 267 329 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Chicago 8 3 0 .727 317 211 Minnesota 5 4 1 .550 241 229 Green Bay 4 5 1 .450 247 243 Detroit 4 7 0 .364 238 286 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 10 1 0 .909 389 282 Seattle 5 5 0 .500 246 216 Arizona 2 8 0 .200 145 248 San Francisco 2 8 0 .200 230 266WEEK 12 Thursdays GamesChicago 23, Detroit 16 Washington at Dallas, late Atlanta at New Orleans, lateSundays GamesSeattle at Carolina, 1 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Buffalo, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Oakland at Baltimore, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Denver, 4:25 p.m. Miami at Indianapolis, 4:25 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 8:20 p.m.Mondays GameTennessee at Houston, 8:15 p.m. Open: L.A. Rams, Kansas CityWEEK 13 Thursday, Nov. 29New Orleans at Dallas, 8:20 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 2L.A. Rams at Detroit, 1 p.m. Carolina at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Arizona at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Denver at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Houston, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m. Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. San Francisco at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. Minnesota at New England, 4:25 p.m. L.A. Chargers at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m.Monday, Dec. 3Washington at Philadelphia, 8:15 p.m.BEARS 23, LIONS 16CHICAGO 0 9 0 14 „ 23 DETROIT 0 7 6 3 „ 16 Second Quarter Det„Blount 4 run (Prater kick), 9:03. Chi„FG Parkey 40, 3:58. Chi„Mizzell 10 pass from Daniel (pass failed), :40. Third Quarter Det„Blount 4 run (pass failed), 1:35. Fourth Quarter Chi„Cohen 14 pass from Daniel (Parkey kick), 13:40. Det„FG Prater 20, 7:44. Chi„Jackson 41 interception return (Parkey kick), 6:00. A„65,684. Chi Det First downs 19 17 Total Net Yards 264 333 Rushes-yards 15-38 24-111 Passing 226 222 Punt Returns 4-46 3-25 Kickoff Returns 1-17 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 2-41 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 28-38-0 28-38-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-12 2-14 Punts 5-47.0 5-45.4 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 3-20 5-54 Time of Possession 27:14 32:46 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„Chicago, Cohen 3-14, Howard 7-13, Mizzell 1-7, Daniel 4-4. Detroit, Blount 19-88, Riddick 2-12, Zenner 2-9, Ellington 1-2. PASSING„Chicago, Daniel 27-37-0-230, Miller 1-1-0-8. Detroit, Stafford 28-38-2-236. RECEIVING„Chicago, Gabriel 7-49, Cohen 7-45, T.Burton 4-28, Miller 3-41, Al.Robinson 2-37, Mizzell 2-21, Daniel 1-8, Bellamy 1-7, Howard 1-2. Detroit, Riddick 7-48, Ellington 6-28, Golladay 5-90, Roberts 3-16, Bellore 2-12, Blount 1-15, T.Jones 1-15, Zenner 1-4, Willson 1-4, A.Jones 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS„None.NFL INJURY REPORTAs provided by the league: SundaySEATTLE at CAROLINA „ SEAHAWKS: Practice not complete. PANTHERS: DNP: S Mike Adams (not injury related), DE Mario Addison (shoulder), CB James Bradberry (shoulder), WR Devin Funchess (back), C Ryan Kalil (not injury related), TE Greg Olsen (not injury related/foot), DE Julius Peppers (not injury related), LB Shaq Thompson (shoulder). LIMITED: QB Cam Newton (right shoulder), WR Torrey Smith (knee). NEW ENGLAND at N.Y. JETS „ PATRIOTS: DNP: TE Dwayne Allen (knee). LIMITED: QB Tom Brady (knee), TE Rob Gronkowski (ankle/back), G Shaq Mason (calf), RB Sony Michel (knee). FULL: WR Julian Edelman (foot). JETS: DNP: WR Robby Anderson (ankle), G James Carpenter (shoulder), LB Brandon Copeland (elbow), QB Sam Darnold (foot), S Marcus Maye (thumb/shoulder). LIMITED: WR Quincy Enunwa (ankle). FULL: OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), S Terrence Brooks (thumb), CB Morris Claiborne (shoulder), RB Isaiah Crowell (ankle), C Spencer Long (knee/“nger), LB Frankie Luvu (neck), RB Elijah McGuire (foot), DT Steve McLendon (ankle), S Rontez Miles (knee/hip), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (foot). JACKSONVILLE at BUFFALO „ JAGUARS: DNP: WR D.J. Chark (quadricep), DT Marcell Dareus (back), DE Lerentee McCray (hamstring), CB Quenton Meeks (knee), G Josh Walker (foot/ankle). LIMITED: DT Eli Ankou (calf), G A.J. Cann (hamstring), OT Jermey Parnell (knee), CB Jalen Ramsey (groin). BILLS: DNP: TE Charles Clay (hamstring), DE Shaq Lawson (elbow). LIMITED: QB Derek Anderson (concussion), C Russell Bodine (shoulder), CB Taron Johnson (shoulder), DE Trent Murphy (knee). FULL: QB Josh Allen (right elbow), RB Chris Ivory (shoulder), LB Matt Milano (concussion). SAN FRANCISCO at TAMPA BAY „ 49ERS: Practice not complete. BUCCANEERS: DNP: LB Lavonte David (knee), S Justin Evans (toe), DE Jason Pierre-Paul (knee/shoulder), CB M.J. Stewart (foot), S Jordan Whitehead (concussion). LIMITED: OT Demar Dotson (knee/shoulder), WR DeSean Jackson (thumb), C Ryan Jensen (hamstring), LS Garrison Sanborn (knee). FULL: RB Peyton Barber (ankle/shoulder), DE Vinny Curry (ankle), WR Chris Godwin (ankle), RB Ronald Jones (hamstring), DE Carl Nassib (elbow). OAKLAND at BALTIMORE „ RAIDERS: Practice not complete. RAVENS: Practice not complete. N.Y. GIANTS at PHILADELPHIA „ GIANTS: DNP: DL Kerry Wynn (concussion). EAGLES: DNP: CB Rasul Douglas (knee/ankle), LB Jordan Hicks (calf), CB Sidney Jones (hamstring), CB Avonte Maddox (knee/ankle), CB Jalen Mills (foot), RB Darren Sproles (hamstring). LIMITED: LS Rick Lovato (concussion). FULL: C Jason Kelce (elbow). CLEVELAND at CINCINNATI „ BROWNS: DNP: C J.C. Tretter (ankle). LIMITED: TE David Njoku (knee). FULL: CB Tavierre Thomas (abdomen). BENGALS: DNP: OT Cordy Glenn (back), WR A.J. Green (toe), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (shoulder), WR Josh Malone (hamstring), LB Nick Vigil (knee), RB Mark Walton (illness), DT Adolphus Washington (knee). LIMITED: DE Michael Johnson (calf), DT Josh Tupou (chest), S Shawn Williams (hamstring). ARIZONA at L.A. CHARGERS „ CARDINALS: DNP: S Budda Baker (knee), LB Deone Bucannon (chest), WR Larry Fitzgerald (not injury related), S Rudy Ford (heel), OT D.J. Humphries (knee), TE John Phillips (knee), WR Chad Williams (ankle). LIMITED: LB Josh Bynes (wrist/hip), K Phil Dawson (right hip), DT Robert Nkemdiche (calf), DT Corey Peters (heel), DT Olsen Pierre (ankle). FULL: C Mason Cole (calf), G Mike Iupati (back). CHARGERS: Practice not complete. PITTSBURGH at DENVER „ STEELERS: DNP: G Matt Feiler (pectoral), OT Marcus Gilbert (knee), CB Joe Haden (not injury related), C Maurkice Pouncey (not injury related), QB Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), DE Stephon Tuitt (elbow). FULL: LB Anthony Chickillo (ankle). BRONCOS: DNP: LB Brandon Marshall (knee), CB Bradley Roby (concussion), S Dymonte Thomas (ankle). LIMITED: WR DaeSean Hamilton (knee). MIAMI at INDIANAPOLIS „ DOLPHINS: DNP: RB Frank Gore (not injury related), WR Jakeem Grant (achilles). LIMITED: WR Danny Amendola (hamstring), TE A.J. Derby (foot, knee), RB Kenyan Drake (shoulder), OT JaWuan James (knee), G Ted Larsen (neck), S T.J. McDonald (knee), WR DeVante Parker (shoulder), QB Ryan Tannehill (right shoulder), OT Laremy Tunsil (knee). FULL: LB Stephone Anthony (quadricep), DE Andre Branch (shoulder), G Jesse Davis (elbow), DE Charles Harris (calf), CB Xavien Howard (ankle), S Reshad Jones (shoulder), C Travis Swanson (elbow). COLTS: DNP: S Clayton Geathers (knee), TE Ryan Hewitt (ankle), C Ryan Kelly (knee), TE Erik Swoope (knee), DT Al Woods (illness). LIMITED: CB Nate Hairston (ankle), S Malik Hooker (hip). FULL: DT Margus Hunt (knee), CB Kenny Moore (back). GREEN BAY at MINNESOTA „ PACKERS: DNP: CB Bashaud Breeland (groin DL Mike Daniels (foot TE Jimmy Graham (knee/ thumb), S Raven Greene (ankle), CB Kevin King (hamstring), G Lucas Patrick (concussion), LB Nick Perry (knee). LIMITED: S Kentrell Brice (ankle), WR Randall Cobb (hamstring). FULL: QB Aaron Rodgers (knee). VIKINGS: DNP: LB Ben Gedeon (concussion), TE David Morgan (knee), S Andrew Sendejo (groin), DE Stephen Weatherly (not injury related/back). LIMITED: WR Chad Beebe (hamstring), G Tom Compton (knee), G Mike Remmers (low back), WR Adam Thielen (calf/low back). FULL: LB Anthony Barr (hamstring), DE Everson Griffen (toe), G Danny Isidora (knee), CB Xavier Rhodes (foot).COLLEGE FOOTBALLTHE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times EasternThursdayNo. 22 Mississippi State at Mississippi, lateTodayNo. 6 Oklahoma at No. 12 West Virginia, 8 p.m. No. 7 Washington State vs. No. 16 Washington, 8:30 p.m. No. 8 UCF at South Florida, 4:15 p.m. No. 11 Texas at Kansas, noonSaturdayNo. 1 Alabama vs. Auburn, 3:30 p.m. No. 2 Clemson vs. South Carolina, 7 p.m. No. 3 Notre Dame at Southern Cal, 8 p.m. No. 4 Michigan at No. 10 Ohio State, noon No. 5 Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, noon No. 8 LSU at Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. No. 13 Florida at Florida State, noon No. 14 Utah St. at No. 21 Boise St., 10:15 p.m. No. 15 Penn State vs. Maryland, 3:30 p.m. No. 17 Kentucky at Louisville, 7 p.m. No. 18 Utah vs. BYU, 10 p.m. No. 19 Syracuse at Boston College, noon No. 20 Northwestern vs. Illinois, 3:30 p.m. No. 24 Pittsburgh at Miami, 3:30 p.m. No. 25 Iowa State vs. Kansas State, 7 p.m.SCHEDULE/RESULTSAll times Eastern (Subject to change)Nov. 20 MIDWESTMiami (Ohio) 42, Ball State 21 W. Michigan 28, N. Illinois 21Thursdays Games SOUTHAlabama St. 31, MVSU 24, OT Mississippi State at Mississippi, lateFAR WESTAir Force 27, Colorado State 19Todays Games EASTOklahoma (10-1) at West Virginia (8-2), 8 p.m.SOUTHHouston (8-3) at Memphis (7-4), noon Coastal Carolina (5-6) at S. Alabama (2-9), 3 p.m. Virginia (7-4) at Virginia Tech (4-6), 3:30 p.m. UCF (10-0) at South Florida (7-4), 4:15 p.m.MIDWESTBuffalo (9-2) at Bowling Green (3-8), noon Nebraska (4-7) at Iowa (7-4), noon Texas (8-3) at Kansas (3-8), noon E. Michigan (6-5) at Kent St. (2-9), noon Akron (4-6) at Ohio (7-4), noon Cent. Michigan (1-10) at Toledo (6-5), noon Arkansas (2-9) at Missouri (7-4), 2:30 p.m. East Carolina (3-7) at Cincinnati (9-2), 3:30 p.m.FAR WESTOregon (7-4) at Oregon St. (2-9), 4 p.m. Washington (8-3) at Wash. St. (10-1), 8:30 p.m.Saturdays Games EASTSyracuse (8-3) at Boston College (7-4), noon Maryland (5-6) at Penn St. (8-3), 3:30 p.m. Temple (7-4) at UConn (1-10), 3:30 p.m.SOUTHMarshall (7-3) at FIU (8-3), noon Florida (8-3) at Florida St. (5-6), noon Georgia Tech (7-4) at Georgia (10-1), noon W. Kentucky (2-9) at Louisiana Tech (7-4), noon NC State (7-3) at North Carolina (2-8), noon Navy (3-8) at Tulane (5-6), noon Wake Forest (5-6) at Duke (7-4), 12:30 p.m. NC Central (4-6) at S. Carolina St. (5-5), 1:30 p.m. Ga. Southern (8-3) at Georgia St. (2-9), 2 p.m. New Mexico St. (3-8) at Liberty (4-6), 2 p.m. Troy (9-2) at Appalachian St. (8-2), 2:30 p.m. La.-Lafayette (6-6) at La.-Monroe (6-5), 3 p.m. UAB (9-2) at Middle Tennessee (7-4), 3 p.m. Auburn (7-4) at Alabama (11-0), 3:30 p.m. Pittsburgh (7-4) at Miami (6-5), 3:30 p.m. Tennessee (5-6) at Vanderbilt (5-6), 4 p.m. Grambling St. (6-4) vs. Southern U. (6-3) at New Orleans, 5 p.m. Charlotte (4-7) at FAU (5-6), 6 p.m. South Carolina (6-4) at Clemson (11-0), 7 p.m. Kentucky (8-3) at Louisville (2-9), 7 p.m.MIDWESTPurdue (5-6) at Indiana (5-6), noon Michigan (10-1) at Ohio St. (10-1), noon Illinois (4-7) at Northwestern (7-4), 3:30 p.m. Minnesota (5-6) at Wisconsin (7-4), 3:30 p.m. Rutgers (1-10) at Michigan St. (6-5), 4 p.m. Kansas St. (5-6) at Iowa St. (6-4), 7 p.m.SOUTHWESTBaylor (5-6) vs. Texas Tech (5-6) at Arlington, Texas, noon Old Dominion (4-7) at Rice (1-11), 1 p.m. Texas Southern (2-8) at Prairie View (4-6), 2 p.m. Southern Miss. (5-5) at UTEP (1-10), 3 p.m. SMU (5-6) at Tulsa (2-9), 3:30 p.m. Arkansas St. (7-4) at Texas St. (3-8), 4 p.m. North Texas (8-3) at UTSA (3-8), 7 p.m. LSU (9-2) at Texas A&M (7-4), 7:30 p.m. Oklahoma St. (6-5) at TCU (5-6), 8 p.m.FAR WESTWyoming (5-6) at New Mexico (3-8), 2:30 p.m. Arizona St. (6-5) at Arizona (5-6), 3:30 p.m. Stanford (6-4) at UCLA (3-8), 3:30 p.m. Colorado (5-6) at California (6-4), 7 p.m. San Jose St. (1-10) at Fresno St. (9-1), 7 p.m. Notre Dame (11-0) at Southern Cal (5-6), 8 p.m. Nevada (7-4) at UNLV (3-8), 9:30 p.m. BYU (6-5) at Utah (8-3), 10 p.m. Utah St. (10-1) at Boise St. (8-2), 10:15 p.m. Hawaii (7-5) at San Diego St. (7-4), 10:30 p.m.FCS PLAYOFFS First Round Saturdays GamesDuquesne (8-3) at Towson (7-4), 2 p.m. Elon (6-4) at Wofford (8-3), 2 p.m. Stony Brook (7-4) at SE Mo. St. (8-3), 2 p.m. Incarnate Word (6-4) at Mont. St. (7-4), 3 p.m. Delaware (7-4) at James Madison (8-3), 3 p.m. San Diego (9-2) at Nicholls St. (8-3), 4 p.m. Lamar (7-4) at N. Iowa (6-5), 5 p.m. ETSU (8-3) at Jacksonville St. (8-3), 7:30 p.m.ODDSPREGAME.COM LINENATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION TodayMiami 2 214 at Chicago Minnesota 2 220 at Brooklyn at L.A. Clippers 3 214 Memphis Houston 4 218 at Detroit New Orleans 7 237 at New York at Philadelphia 13 220 Cleveland at Toronto 9 228 Washington Boston 8 219 at Atlanta at Indiana Off Off San Antonio at Oklahoma City 6 227 Charlotte at Milwaukee 13 228 Phoenix at Denver 7 214 Orlando at L.A. Lakers 2 219 Utah at Golden State Off Off PortlandCOLLEGE BASKETBALL TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Maryland 7 Marshall at Indiana 22 UC Davis at Old Dominion 6 N. Iowa at Texas A&M 13 South Alabama at Arkansas 16 Texas-Arlington at Ohio State 25 Cleveland St. at Vanderbilt 11 Kent St. NC Central Pk Nicholls State W. Michigan 9 Southern Cincinnati 10 George Mason Baylor 1 Mississippi Northern Illinois 5 Oral Roberts James Madison 1 at Oakland at Niagara 8 Grambling State IUPUI 5 St. Francis (N.Y.) Gardner Webb 3 E. Illinois at UNC-Wilmington 3 Arkansas St. Marquette 4 Louisville Kansas 4 Tennessee Texas State 7 S. Carolina Upstate at Portland 8 Cal Poly Fair“eld 4 Longwood at Seattle U. Pk Denver at Paci“c Off Abilene Christian UC Riverside Off ElonNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Tampa Bay -195 Chicago +180 at Philadelphia -144 N.Y. Rangers +134 at New Jersey -160 N.Y. Islanders +150 at Buffalo -133 Montreal +123 at Minnesota -120 Winnipeg +110 at Washington Off Detroit Off Edmonton -110 at Anaheim +100 at Vegas -130 Calgary +120 at Columbus -113 Toronto +103 at Boston -111 Pittsburgh +101 at Carolina -135 Florida +125 Nashville -133 at St. Louis +123 at Dallas -200 Ottawa +180 at Arizona Off Colorado Off at San Jose -260 Vancouver +230COLLEGE FOOTBALL TodayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Ohio 18 24 56 Akron at Cincinnati 20 18 50 East Carolina E. Michigan 9 13 51 at Kent St. Buffalo 17 14 60 at Bwl.Green at Iowa 7 9 53 Nebraska Texas 15 15 49 at Kansas at Missouri 20 23 61 Arkansas at So. Alabama +1 Pk 58 Coastal Caro. at Toledo 18 19 55 Cent. Mich. UCF 11 14 69 at So.Florida Oregon 15 18 69 at Oregon St. at Memphis 6 7 75 Houston Virginia 4 4 49 at Va. Tech Oklahoma 4 3 85 at W. Virginia at Wash. St. 2 2 48 WashingtonSaturdayat Miami 4 4 47 Pittsburgh Temple 28 30 67 at UConn Kentucky 21 17 52 at Louisville at Clemson 26 26 58 So. Carolina at Michigan St 26 27 36 Rutgers Georgia South. 11 10 58 at Georgia St. Marshall +1 3 52 at FIU at Boston College 7 7 57 Syracuse Michigan 2 4 56 at Ohio State at Northwestern 18 17 58 Illinois at Georgia 17 17 59 Georgia Tech at Duke 12 11 58 Wake Forest at Wisconsin 10 10 54 Minnesota N.C. State 6 7 59 at N. Carolina at La. Tech 13 11 48 W. Kentucky Old Dominion 10 7 63 at Rice Southern Miss. 13 13 44 at UTEP at Liberty 9 8 73 NMSU at Boise St. 3 2 67 Utah St. at Utah 13 11 44 BYU at Appalach. St. 10 10 47 Troy Wyoming 7 6 45 at New Mex. UAB 1 3 51 at Mid Tenn. at California 11 12 43 Colorado Stanford 7 6 59 at UCLA at Vanderbilt 3 3 50 Tennessee Oklahoma St. 4 5 56 at TCU Florida 3 6 51 at Florida St. at Penn St. 14 13 53 Maryland Texas Tech 7 5 65 Baylor at Fresno St. 31 31 49 San Jose St. at Iowa St. 14 13 40 Kansas St. at Texas A&M 2 3 48 LSU Purdue 4 4 64 at Indiana at Tulane 7 7 53 Navy at ULM 4 3 71 ULL SMU 2 2 57 at Tulsa at FAU 17 17 54 Charlotte Arkansas St. 13 11 52 at Texas St. North Texas 18 24 51 at UTSA Notre Dame 8 11 54 at SouthrnCal at Alabama 24 24 52 Auburn Nevada 11 13 60 at UNLV at San Diego St. 16 17 54 Hawaii Arizona St. 3 1 64 at ArizonaNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE SundayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Jacksonville 3 3 37 at Buffalo at Baltimore 11 10 43 Oakland at Tampa Bay 5 3 53 San Fran. at Philadelphia 9 6 46 N.Y. Giants at Cincinnati 3 3 46 Cleveland New England 8 10 47 at N.Y. Jets at Carolina 4 3 46 Seattla at Indianapolis 8 7 51 Miami at LA Chargers 12 13 44 Arizona Pittsburgh 5 3 47 at Denver at Minnesota 4 3 47 Green BayMondayat Houston 6 6 41 Tennessee Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueLOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Designated RHP Alex Meyer for assignment. Released 2B Jose Fernandez.National LeagueLOS ANGELES DODGERS „ Released RHP Erik Goeddel and LHP Zac Grosscup. SAN DIEGO PADRES „ Released 3B Cory Spangenberg and Christian Villanueva.FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS „ Re-signed DE Vontarrius Dora to the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueARIZONA C OYOTES „ Assigned F Mario Kempe to Tucson (AHL). EDMONTON OILERS „ Acquired D Chris Wideman from the Ottawa Senators for a 2020 sixth-round pick.PRO BASKETBALLNBAAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Toronto 15 4 .789 „ Philadelphia 13 7 .650 2 Boston 9 9 .500 5 Brooklyn 8 11 .421 7 New York 5 14 .263 10 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Charlotte 9 8 .529 „ Orlando 9 9 .500 Washington 6 11 .353 3 Miami 6 11 .353 3 Atlanta 3 15 .167 6 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Milwaukee 13 4 .765 „ Indiana 11 7 .611 2 Detroit 8 7 .533 4 Chicago 5 13 .278 8 Cleveland 2 14 .125 10 WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Memphis 12 5 .706 „ Houston 9 7 .563 2 New Orleans 10 8 .556 2 San Antonio 8 9 .471 4 Dallas 8 9 .471 4 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Portland 12 6 .667 „ Oklahoma City 11 6 .647 Denver 11 7 .611 1 Utah 8 10 .444 4 Minnesota 7 11 .389 5 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB L.A. Clippers 11 6 .647 „ Golden State 12 7 .632 „ L.A. Lakers 10 7 .588 1 Sacramento 10 8 .556 1 Phoenix 3 14 .176 8Wednesdays GamesCharlotte 127, Indiana 109 Philadelphia 121, New Orleans 120 New York 117, Boston 109 Toronto 124, Atlanta 108 Chicago 124, Phoenix 116 Denver 103, Minnesota 101 Houston 126, Detroit 124 L.A. Lakers 109, Cleveland 105 Milwaukee 143, Portland 100 Dallas 119, Brooklyn 113 Memphis 104, San Antonio 103 Sacramento 119, Utah 110 Oklahoma City 126, Golden State 95Thursdays GamesNone scheduledTodays GamesMinnesota at Brooklyn, noon Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Houston at Detroit, 7 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at New York, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Indiana, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Orlando at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Utah at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.Saturdays GamesHouston at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Washington, 8 p.m. Boston at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Sacramento at Golden State, 8:30 p.m. San Antonio at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.COLLEGE BASKETBALLMENS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 RESULT S/SCHEDULEAll times EasternWednesdays GamesNo. 3 Gonzaga 89, No. 1 Duke 87 No. 2 Kansas 77, Marquette 68 No. 4 Virginia 74, Middle Tennessee 52 No. 5 Tennessee 92, Louisville 81 No. 8 Auburn 73, Arizona 57 No. 10 Kentucky 87, Winthrop 74 No. 15 Mississippi St. 61, Saint Marys Calif. 57 Creighton 87, No. 16 Clemson 82 No. 20 Iowa 105, Alabama State 78 No. 22 Buffalo 110, Dartmouth 71 No. 25 Wisconsin 62, Stanford 46Thursdays GamesNo. 4 Virginia 66, Dayton 59 No. 6 Nevada 96, Tulsa 86 No. 7 North Carolina vs. Texas, late No. 11 Michigan State vs. No. 17 UCLA, late No. 14 Florida State vs. UAB, late No. 19 LSU vs. College of Charleston, late No. 25 Wisconsin 78, Florida 58Todays GamesNo. 2 Kansas vs. No. 5 Tennessee at the Barclays Center, 9 p.m. No. 4 Virginia vs. TBD at Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas, TBA No. 6 Nevada vs. Southern Illinois or UMass at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, 10 p.m. or 12:30 a.m. No. 7 North Carolina vs. No. 11 Michigan State or No. 17 UCLA at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, 4 or 6:30 p.m. No. 9 Michigan vs. Chattanooga, 4 p.m. No. 10 Kentucky vs. Tennessee State, 7 No. 14 Florida State vs. No. 19 LSU or College of Charleston at HP Field House, Lake Buena Vista, Fla., 4:30 or 7 p.m. No. 23 Ohio State vs. Cleveland State, 8 p.m. No. 24 Purdue vs. Robert Morris, 2 p.m. No. 25 Wisconsin vs. TBD at Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m.RESULTSWEDNESDAYS GAMES EASTArmy 91, SUNY-Maritime 40 Boston College 78, Loyola of Chicago 66 Brown 96, Salve Regina 64 Buffalo 110, Dartmouth 71 Drexel 86, Boston U. 67 Fairleigh Dickinson 77, Princeton 66 Hofstra 80, Cal St.-Fullerton 71 Iona 80, Hartford 75 Lehigh 80, Siena 69 NC A&T 74, Mount St. Marys 60 Pittsburgh 75, Saint Louis 73 Stony Brook 97, Molloy 61 Syracuse 77, Colgate 56 Vermont 79, Yale 70SOUTHCreighton 87, Clemson 82 East Carolina 76, Prairie View 64 FAU 73, Palm Beach Atlantic 62 Furman 74, Southern Wesleyan 57 Georgia St. 91, Georgia 67 Georgia Tech 72, Rio Grande 44 Jacksonville 123, Florida Memorial 77 Jacksonville St. 83, North Florida 78 Kentucky 87, Winthrop 74 Louisiana-Lafayette 68, Tulane 61 Mississippi St. 61, Saint Marys (Cal) 57 Oklahoma 65, Florida 60 South Florida 69, Florida A&M 59 Southern Miss. 68, W. Carolina 63 Tennessee 92, Louisville 81 UT Martin 92, W. Illinois 90 Wofford 99, Coppin St. 65 Virginia vs. Middle Tennessee, lateMIDWESTAkron 61, St. Bonaventure 49 Bradley 59, Penn St. 56 Dayton 69, Butler 64 Drake 66, UMKC 63 Illinois St. 73, Boise St. 70 Iowa 105, Alabama St. 78 Iowa St. 87, San Diego St. 57 Kansas 77, Marquette 68 Minnesota 68, Washington 66 S. Dakota St. 78, Colorado St. 65 Valparaiso 75, SIU-Edwardsville 70, OT Wisconsin 62, Stanford 46 Youngstown St. 104, Westminster (PA) 66SOUTHWESTArkansas 90, Montana St. 68 N. Colorado 90, Incarnate Word 64 SMU 77, Wright St. 76 Texas A&M-CC 61, St. Marys (TX) 58 UTSA 76, Florida Gulf Coast 65FAR WESTArizona St. 87, Utah St. 82 Auburn 73, Arizona 57 BYU 105, Rice 78 Gonzaga 89, Duke 87 Loyola Marymount 76, Central Conn. St. 74 New Mexico St. 92, E. New Mexico 65 Portland 73, SC-Upstate 56 San Francisco 61, Harvard 57 Texas St. 54, Cal Poly 42 Toledo 67, UC Irvine 60 Utah Valley 87, Long Beach St. 72 Wyoming 68, Richmond 66THURSDAYS GAMES SOUTHOklahoma St. 84, Memphis 64 Villanova 83, Canisius 56 Virginia 66, Dayton 59 Wisconsin 78, Oklahoma 58 Abilene Christian vs. Elon, late Coll. of Charleston vs. LSU, late Texas vs. North Carolina, late UAB vs. Florida St., lateMIDWESTUMass vs. S. IllinoisSOUTHWESTNevada 96, Tulsa 86FAR WESTMiami 85, La Salle 49 Nevada 96, Tulsa 76 Paci“c 74, UC Riverside 54 UMass 84, S. Illinois 62 Northwestern vs. Fresno St., late Seton Hall vs. Grand Canyon, late Michigan St. vs. UCLA, late Hawaii vs. Utah, lateSCHEDULEAll times EasternTODAYS GAMES EASTBoston U. at Rutgers, 2 p.m. Massachusetts-Boston at Mass.-Lowell, 2 p.m. Grambling St. vs. Niagara at Lewiston, N.Y., 4 p.m. IUPUI vs. St. Francis Brooklyn at Lewiston, N.Y., 7 p.m. UNC-Greensboro at Delaware, 7 p.m.SOUTHNicholls vs. NC Central at Niceville, Fla., noon Mars Hill at Wofford, 1 p.m. VMI at Stetson, 1 p.m. Houston Baptist at Wake Forest, 2 p.m. Alcorn St. at Liberty, 2 p.m. W. Michigan vs. Southern U. at Niceville, Fla., 2:30 p.m. Coppin St. vs. Charleston Southern at Spartanburg, S.C., 3:30 p.m. Prairie View at Georgia Tech, 4 p.m. E. Illinois vs. Gardner-Webb at Asheville, N.C., 5 p.m. Ave Maria at FIU, 5 p.m. Kent St. at Vanderbilt, 5 p.m. Marshall at Maryland, 6 p.m. Fair“eld vs. Longwood at Seattle, Wash., 6 p.m. Tennessee St. at Kentucky, 7 p.m. N. Iowa at Old Dominion, 7 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m. Mississippi College at McNeese St., 7:30 p.m. Alabama A&M at Northwestern St., 7:30 p.m.MIDWESTOral Roberts vs. N. Illinois at Rochester, Mich., noon Robert Morris at Purdue, 2 p.m. James Madison at Oakland, 2:30 p.m. Chattanooga at Michigan, 4 p.m. George Mason vs. Cincinnati at Niceville, Fla., 7 p.m. Samford at Purdue Fort Wayne, 7 p.m. Louisville vs. Marquette at Brooklyn, N.Y., 7 p.m. UC Davis at Indiana, 7 p.m. Albany (NY) at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Lamar at Rio Grande, 8 p.m. Cleveland St. vs. Ohio St. at Columbus, Ohio, 8 p.m. Tennessee vs. Kansas at Brooklyn, N.Y., 9:30 p.m.SOUTHWESTCalifornia Baptist vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff at Little Rock, Ark., 2 p.m. Howard at UALR, 4:30 p.m. SC-Upstate vs. Texas State at Portland, Ore., 7:30 p.m. South Alabama at Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. UNC-Wilmington vs. Arkansas St. at Asheville, N.C., 7:30 p.m. Texas-Arlington at Arkansas, 8 p.m. Mississippi vs. Baylor at Niceville, Fla., 9:30 p.m.FAR WESTDenver at Seattle, 3 p.m. UC Santa Barbara vs. Portland St. at Boise, Idaho, 7 p.m. Abilene Christian at Paci“c, 8:30 p.m. Northwest Nazarene vs. Idaho at Boise, Idaho, 9 p.m. Cal Poly at Portland, 10 p.m. S. Utah at UNLV, 10 p.m. Elon vs. UC Riverside at Stockton, Calif., 11 p.m.WOMENS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times EasternWednesdays GameNo. 6 Mississippi State 106, Furman 41Thursdays GamesNo. 1 Notre Dame 81, Gonzaga 65 No. 2 UConn vs. Mississippi, late No. 9 Oregon St. vs. Western Kentucky, late No. 11 Tennessee 78, Clemson 66 No. 13 South Carolina vs. ETSU, late No. 14 Syracuse 70, Kansas State 61 No. 15 N.C. State vs. Michigan State, late No. 16 DePaul 82, Princeton 67 Kentucky 85, No. 17 South Florida 63Todays GamesNo. 1 Notre Dame vs. Drake or Rutgers at Vancouver (British Columbia) Convention Centre East, 3 or 9 p.m. No. 2 UConn vs. St. Johns at UVI Sports & Fitness Center, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, 7:30 p.m. No. 3 Oregon vs. UC Riverside at McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, Calif., 3 p.m. No. 4 Baylor vs. South Dakota State at South Point Casino Arena, Las Vegas, 10:30 p.m. No. 5 Louisville vs. No. 19 Arizona State at South Point Casino Arena, Las Vegas, 5:30 p.m. No. 7 Maryland vs. Morgan State at Coliseo Ruben Zayas Montanez, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Noon No. 8 Stanford vs. Florida Gulf Coast at the Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, 9:30 p.m. No. 9 Oregon State vs. No. 13 South Carolina or ETSU at Vancouver (British Columbia) Convention Centre East, 5:30 or 11:30 p.m. No. 10 Texas vs. Quinnipiac at Germain Arena, Estero, Fla., 5 p.m. No. 12 Iowa vs. No. 25 West Virginia at Gateway Christian Academy, Bimini, Bahamas, 5:15 p.m. No. 14 Syracuse vs. Princeton at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico, 2:30 p.m. No. 15 N.C. State vs George Washington at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico, 4 p.m. No. 16 DePaul vs. Kansas State at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico, Noon No. 17 South Florida vs. North Carolina at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, 3 p.m. No. 18 California vs. Tulane at Jenny Craig Pavilion, San Diego, 7 p.m. No. 20 Texas A&M vs. Arkansas State, 5 p.m. No. 21 Missouri vs. Michigan at Germain Arena, Estero, Fla., 7:30 p.m. No. 23 Minnesota vs. Cornell, 4 p.m. No. 24 Miami vs. Nebraska, 3 p.m.PRO HOCKEYNHLAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Tampa Bay 22 15 6 1 31 83 64 Toronto 22 15 7 0 30 76 58 Buffalo 22 14 6 2 30 70 62 Boston 21 11 6 4 26 60 52 Montreal 22 11 7 4 26 72 75 Detroit 21 10 9 2 22 60 67 Ottawa 22 9 10 3 21 79 94 Florida 19 8 8 3 19 64 69 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Columbus 21 12 7 2 26 71 67 N.Y. Rangers 22 12 8 2 26 68 65 Washington 21 11 7 3 25 72 69 Carolina 21 10 8 3 23 58 61 N.Y. Islanders 20 10 8 2 22 63 60 New Jersey 20 9 9 2 20 60 63 Pittsburgh 20 8 8 4 20 69 67 Philadelphia 21 9 10 2 20 65 76 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 22 16 5 1 33 74 50 Minnesota 22 13 7 2 28 71 61 Winnipeg 20 12 6 2 26 64 54 Colorado 21 11 6 4 26 78 62 Dallas 22 11 9 2 24 60 59 Chicago 22 8 9 5 21 58 74 St. Louis 20 7 10 3 17 57 63 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Calgary 22 13 8 1 27 75 66 San Jose 22 11 7 4 26 71 68 Anaheim 23 9 9 5 23 52 68 Vancouver 24 10 12 2 22 73 88 Edmonton 21 10 10 1 21 61 69 Vegas 23 10 12 1 21 61 70 Arizona 20 9 9 2 20 51 51 Los Angeles 21 7 13 1 15 44 68 2 points for win, 1 point for overtime loss. Top 3 teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs. Wednesdays Games Carolina 5, Toronto 2 N.Y. Rangers 5, N.Y. Islanders 0 Pittsburgh 5, Dallas 1 Washington 4, Chicago 2 New Jersey 5, Montreal 2 Tampa Bay 7, Florida 3 Buffalo 5, Philadelphia 2 Detroit 3, Boston 2, OT Minnesota 6, Ottawa 4 Nashville 4, St. Louis 1 Vegas 3, Arizona 2, OT Calgary 6, Winnipeg 3 Anaheim 4, Vancouver 3 Colorado 7, Los Angeles 3 Thursdays Games None scheduledTodays Games N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Montreal at Buffalo, 4 p.m. Winnipeg at Minnesota, 4 p.m. Edmonton at Anaheim, 4 p.m. Detroit at Washington, 4 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Calgary at Vegas, 6 p.m. Toronto at Columbus, 7 p.m. Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Florida at Carolina, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Ottawa at Dallas, 8 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 8 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 9 p.m. Saturdays Games Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 2 p.m. Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m. Chicago at Florida, 7 p.m. Boston at Montreal, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m. Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. San Jose at Vegas, 10 p.m. Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.AHLAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE NORTH DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Rochester 17 11 4 2 0 24 63 54 Syracuse 15 9 5 1 0 19 57 43 Cleveland 17 9 7 1 0 19 53 60 Belleville 19 9 9 1 0 19 62 66 Binghamton 19 8 8 3 0 19 51 67 Toronto 16 6 7 1 2 15 65 67 Utica 19 7 10 1 1 16 52 71 Laval 19 7 10 1 1 16 51 52 ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Charlotte 19 14 4 1 0 29 68 53 Bridgeport 18 11 5 2 0 24 64 60 Spring“eld 15 9 4 0 2 20 60 49 Lehigh Valley 16 9 5 1 1 20 65 58 WB/Scranton 17 8 6 2 1 19 57 52 Hershey 18 8 9 0 1 17 45 57 Hartford 20 8 9 1 2 19 62 74 Providence 17 6 8 3 0 15 56 57 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Iowa 17 11 4 1 1 24 65 41 Chicago 16 9 5 1 1 20 62 52 Milwaukee 20 11 6 3 0 25 59 55 Grand Rapids 16 8 7 0 1 17 49 52 Manitoba 17 8 8 1 0 17 43 59 Texas 15 7 6 1 1 16 57 50 Rockford 19 8 7 1 3 20 47 53 San Antonio 18 6 12 0 0 12 39 52 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA San Jose 14 10 3 0 1 21 48 27 Tucson 16 10 5 0 1 21 53 50 Bakers“eld 14 8 6 0 0 16 53 43 Stockton 18 9 8 1 0 19 61 72 San Diego 13 6 5 1 1 14 47 49 Colorado 17 7 7 3 0 17 50 59 Ontario 15 6 6 2 1 15 53 632 points for win, 1 point for OT/shootout lossWednesdays GameCharlotte 3, Belleville 2, OT Hartford 4, Providence 3, OT Utica 3, Laval 2 Syracuse 4, Binghamton 1 Milwaukee 3, Iowa 2, SO Tucson 3, Stockton 2 Ontario 4, San Diego 3Thursdays GamesNone scheduledTodays GamesBinghamton at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Hartford at Bridgeport, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Toronto at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Hershey at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Utica at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. WB/Scranton at Spring“eld, 7:05 p.m. Chicago at Rockford, 8 p.m. Iowa at Manitoba, 8 p.m. Texas at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. San Jose at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Bakers“eld at Ontario, 10 p.m. Stockton at San Diego, 10 p.m.Saturdays GamesIowa at Manitoba, 3 p.m. Laval at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Belleville at Utica, 7 p.m. Rockford at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Hershey at WB/Scranton, 7:05 p.m. Providence at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m. Syracuse at Spring“eld, 7:05 p.m. Bridgeport at Hartford, 7:30 p.m. Grand Rapids at Chicago, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Texas, 8 p.m. San Jose at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Tucson at Bakers“eld, 10 p.m.ECHLAll times Eastern2 points for win, 1 point for OT/shootout loss Wednesdays GamesSouth Carolina 3, Orlando 2 Manchester 6, Adirondack 3 Florida 4, Norfolk 2 Jacksonville 2, Newfoundland 0 Reading 5, Wheeling 1 Indy 3, Toledo 2 Cincinnati 6, Kalamazoo 3 Atlanta 4, Greenville 3, OT Tulsa 5, Wichita 2 Idaho 3, Rapid City 0 Utah 4, Allen 0Thursdays GameBrampton at Fort Wayne, late


Page 6 SP The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018By MITCH STACYAP SPORTS WRITERCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) „ Urban Meyer doesnt seem to be having much fun these days. The Ohio State coach is not demonstrably mirthful, of course, at least not when it comes to his job. Its not like me to be the Joe Positive guy,Ž he acknowledged the other day. Im usually the opposite.Ž But the 54-year-old Meyers sideline demeanor has taken on a decidedly beleaguered stoop this season. The usual shouting and gesticulating, the ripping off of his headset, those are often followed by a hand moving up to the left side of his head because of severe headaches. Just last week, TV cameras captured his pained reactions as his team slogged through a mistake-“lled overtime victory over Maryland, adding to the speculation that health problems could lead to his early retirement „ something he has repeatedly denied. On the eve of the biggest game of the year, No. 10 Ohio States showdown with No. 4 Michigan this weekend, it is easy enough to wonder if Meyer is still suffering through one of the more dif“cult stretches of his storied career. This season, his seventh in Columbus, was tumultuous bordering on absurd even before the “rst game kicked off on Sept. 1. Meyer weathered a scandal involving a now-“red assistant coach that led to his suspension for the “rst three games and a series of public apologies and explanations. He has had a ”areup of the arachnoid cyst in his head that causes debilitating headaches, one of which dropped him to a knee during a game on Oct. 6. He lost star defensive end Nick Bosa to an early season-ending injury, and the Buckeyes defense never fully recovered. The problems led to a shocking blowout by unranked Purdue on Oct. 20 that pushed Ohio State to the fringe of the playoff picture. Other injuries have been a plague all year. Just last week, Meyer had to stop preparations for the Maryland game and address another off-the-“eld issue, this one involving a report that a former player left the program because of bad treatment. Everyone at the university issued denials, but Meyer had to talk to the team and the media about it while trying to keep it from becoming a distraction. All that stuff is foolishness,Ž insisted Ryan Day, the co-offensive coordinator who ran the show during Meyers suspension. This team right here knows what a great person coach Meyer is, and the rest of that stuff were not even focused on. There have been a lot of things that have been said this year, and it hasnt bothered this team.Ž It is safe to say that nothing has personally hurt Meyer more in his career than people saying his lax treatment of now-“red assistant coach Zach Smith made him culpable in the domestic abuse allegedly suffered by Smiths ex-wife. Meyer said he knew about the accusations against Zach Smith „ grandson of former Ohio State coach Earle Bruce „ but wasnt sure they were true and kept Smith on his staff because no criminal charges were “led. The university cited that lapse when it suspended Meyer A chronic worrier and control freak, Meyer had lost control of certain things in his world and, by all accounts, that knocked him off-kilter. His wife, Shelley, a psychiatric nurse, pulled the curtain back recently when she responded to a Twitter user who was inquiring about Urbans most dif“cult personality trait.Ž (I) think he would be ok if I said his control/perfection issues are the most dif“cult to deal with „ as we know LOGICALLY, a person cant control everything, and being perfect is REALLY hard when (you) cant control ALL,Ž she wrote. Meyer won two of his three national championships at Florida but retired twice because of stress-related poor health, leading to chatter recently that he might be close again to doing something else. He already has experience as an ESPN broadcaster. Hes a grandfather now, and he and Shelley are empty-nesters. He will make $7.6 million this year, with a contract that runs through 2022. There have been reports that the 39-year-old Day „ who moved from the press box to the sideline with Meyer this season „ is being groomed as the coach-in-waiting, although Ohio State has denied it. Meyer, who acknowledged depression and anxiety issues late in his six-year tenure at Florida, said he is not close to giving it all up. He told reporters recently he plans to be Ohio States coach for as long as I can,Ž without saying exactly what that means. As long as his health will allow it? Until he starts losing? Until hes no longer having fun? Winning, of course, makes everything better. Meyer has done a lot of it and is paid handsomely. He is 80-9 at Ohio State. He has beaten Michigan every year hes been here and few would be all that surprised if the Buckeyes manage to do it again Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Meyer also insists hes “ne and is enjoying himself „ as long as the Buckeyes win. Believe it or not,Ž he said, Im a halfway fun guy sometimes.ŽIs Urban Meyer still having fun coaching Ohio State? AP PHOTOIn this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer holds his hands to his head before an NCAA football game against Maryland in College Park, Md. Urban Meyer doesnt seem to be having much fun these days. By STEVE MEGARGEEAP SPORTS WRITERSoutheastern Conference teams may not bother taking a spin on this years coaching carousel. While at least one coach has been “red already in each of the other Power Five conferences, the SEC doesnt have any coach on the brink of being let go heading into the “nal weekend of the regular season. Barring a surprise move, 2019 would mark the “rst time since 2006 that the SEC begins a season with no new head coaches. Its unusual,Ž said former Arkansas and Mississippi coach Houston Nutt, who now works as an analyst for CBS Sports. Everyone ought to be happy and working even a little bit harder since the ax didnt fall.Ž The potential lack of coaching movement in the SEC doesnt necessarily mean schools are getting more cautious about making changes. After all, “ve of the leagues 14 members had new coaches this year. The only SEC coaches who started their current jobs before 2016 are Alabamas Nick Saban, Auburns Gus Malzahn and Kentuckys Mark Stoops. Things had to settle down at some point just to give all these new coaches a chance to prove themselves. Various circumstances helped out some coaches whose jobs otherwise might have been in jeopardy. Auburn (7-4, 3-4 SEC) is out of the Top 25 after being ranked as high as seventh this year, but Malzahn is in the “rst year of a seven-year, $49 million deal and “ring him would be costly. Malzahns buyout after this season would be $32 million. Both athletic director Allen Greene and Auburn President Steven Leath have said Malzahn will be back next season. Theres no doubt,Ž Malzahn said last week. Ill be the coach and well get this thing turned around. Thats what were going to do.Ž Because most SEC positions are viewed as destination jobs, most coaching changes in this league come when someone gets “red rather than somebody leaving for a better opportunity. That said, Kentuckys emergence this season could cause other Power Five athletic directors to check on the potential availability of Mark Stoops, who owns a 34-39 record in six seasons. A victory over Louisville on Saturday would give Kentucky (8-3, 5-3) its highest regular-season win total since a 10-1 “nish in 1977. The Wildcats seventh win this season added another year to the contract extension Stoops signed in March 2017 and makes it now run through June 2024. If Kentucky beats Louisville and also wins its bowl game to “nish 10-3, Stoops would get a second year added to his contract extension. Mark has done great work steadily building this program as he set out to do when he became our coach six years ago,Ž Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart said via email. Over that time, Kentucky has become home for him and his family and he has forged a great connection with our fans and our state. Considering our conference, our facilities and our fan base, UK is a great place to be and we are excited about what the future holds here.Ž Although Kentuckys persistence with Stoops through his early struggles paid off this season, Nutt doesnt expect that to cause other SEC teams to become more patient with coaches. Nutt instead believes the likely lack of coaching changes this year virtually assures plenty of moves next season. Thats just the way the league is,Ž Nutt said. Its so competitive, so hard. Everybody wants to win „ and to win yesterday „ and everybody cant win. So its just a very, very tough deal.ŽSEC might decide to sit out this years coaching carouselBy HANK KURZ Jr.AP SPORTS WRITERThe numbers are somewhat misleading in the ACC this season. Things sound pretty good when considering Clemson is a national title contender, the league has had a record 10 football teams make an appearance in the Top 25 and 12 of its 14 teams could be bowl eligible. But step back and take a more in-depth look at the Atlantic Coast Conference and outside of the Tigers, who are in line to be in the College Football Playoff for the fourth year in a row, its been somewhat of a disappointing football season. Many of the leagues other usually strong teams have struggled. Three of the teams that were ranked „ Florida State, Duke and Virginia „ held a spot in the Top 25 for just one week, and two that spent the “rst half of the season in the poll „ Miami and Virginia Tech „ now get no votes. Louisville and North Carolina are not bowl eligible this year. Two other traditionally rich ACC football programs are in danger of having a pair of the nations longest bowl streaks come to an end. The Hokies, once ranked as high as No. 12, have some major work to do to extend their bowl streak to 26 years. If Virginia Tech (4-6, 3-4) can upset favored Virginia (7-4, 4-3) on Friday, the Hokies will then play Marshall on Dec. 1 seeking a sixth victory. If Virginia wins, the Marshall game wont be necessary. The Hokies have not been able to reload as they have in the past. They lost three defensive starters to graduation after last season and had three more defensive starters leave early for the NFL. During the offseason, coach Justin Fuente dismissed two more starters „ Adonis Alexander and Mook Reynolds „ from the team, and Trevon Hill was dismissed early in the season, leaving them exceedingly young. This is the youngest team I have ever coached,Ž Fuente said after the loss to Miami, their fourth in a row and fourth at home this season. ... I told the guys that I still believe in them and they are continuing to improve, work hard and have good leadership.Ž Florida State is also looking to pull off an upset to extend its impressive bowl streak. The Seminoles (5-6) have struggled under “rst-year coach Willie Taggart and need to beat No. 13 Florida (8-3) on Saturday for their season to end with a bowl game for the 37th year in a row. That streak would rate as the longest in NCAA history, but the NCAA vacated the Seminoles 2006 Emerald Bowl victory over UCLA because of an academic issue that led to more than 30 players being suspended for the Music City Bowl against Kentucky the following season. But the Seminoles still count the game and want the streak to continue. Its important to our players,Ž Taggart said. Its important to our fan base, its important to the teams that came before us that we keep it going and we talked about it as a team and our guys understand whats at stake. Its important for our seniors to leave here and not be that senior class that didnt go to a bowl game.Ž Wake Forest is another underdog looking to become bowl eligible. The Demon Deacons (5-6, 2-5) need a road-win at favored Duke (7-4, 3-4) on Saturday for their sixth win of the year. At the top, Clemson has remained unblemished. The Tigers did have a challenge to their perch when they played at Boston College on Nov. 10, but they knocked BC quarterback Anthony Brown out of the game and won 27-7.Numbers misleading in a down year for the ACC By STEVE MEGARGEEAP SPORTS WRITERRivalry week should help sort out the College Football Playoff picture while “nalizing the conference championship game matchups. No. 3 Notre Dame (No. 3 CFP) can pretty much wrap up one of the four playoff spots Saturday by winning at Southern California. No. 4 Michigan (No. 4 CFP) seeks to remain in playoff position Saturday when it visits No. 10 Ohio State (No. 10 CFP), with the winner facing No. 20 Northwestern (No. 19 CFP) next week in the Big Ten championship game. No. 7 Washington State (No. 8) also still harbors playoff hopes as it prepares to host No. 16 Washington (No. 16 CFP) on Friday, with the winner facing No. 18 Utah (No. 17 CFP) in the Pac-12 championship game. The Oklahoma-West Virginia and Texas-Kansas games on Friday will determine the representatives in the Big 12 championship game. If No. 11 Texas (No. 14 CFP) beats Kansas, the Longhorns will face the Oklahoma-West Virginia winner for the Big 12 title. If Kansas upsets Texas, No. 6 Oklahoma (No. 6 CFP) and No. 12 West Virginia (No. 13) would meet for a second straight week in the Big 12 championship game. Here are some other things to know heading into the “nal weekend of college footballs regular season. BEST GAMEMichigan at Ohio State Michigan has lost to Ohio State each of the last six seasons but heads into this years game as a four-point favorite. Ohio State (10-1, 7-1 Big Ten) has looked more vulnerable than its record suggests, as the Buckeyes got trounced 49-20 by Purdue last month and eked out a 52-51 overtime victory over Maryland last week. Michigan (10-1, 8-0) has won 10 straight since a season-opening 24-17 loss at Notre Dame. 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The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 SP Page 7 at the Ryder Cup but have not competed since then. After the Ryder Cup I shut it down for about 3-4 weeks and started to basically work on my body and try to get it stronger again,Ž Woods said. I was really looking forward to the break, but Im really looking forward to getting back to playing again. I missed competing, and to be able to go against Phil like this gets my juices ”owing for sure.Ž Mickelson said he has been working on his game the past four weeks and that this is a good way during the offseason to prepare for next year. Many golf fans are used to made-for-TV events that have been genteel affairs. This will be the complete opposite. For starters, this is believed to be golfs “rst pay-per-view match. This is the “rst major event with Warner Media, which was formed after the recent merger between Time Warner and AT&T. Turner Sports and BR Live are producing the event and it is being shown online as well as on DirecTV and AT&T U-Verse and other cable and satellite outlets for $19.95. Ernie Johnson Jr., who has done the PGA Championship for Turner, will be the main announcer but it will feature others including Natalie Gulbis, Charles Barkley and Samuel L. Jackson The broadcast will feature both golfers micd up as well as the caddies (Joe LaCava for Woods and Tim Mickelson for his older brother). With it being on pay-per-view, there will be no commercial breaks and plenty of opportunities to hear both golfers try to one up each other with verbal jabs. Its like a Tuesday practice round for a signi“cant stake that makes us uncomfortable, but with the same type of banter that were used to that most fans arent privy to,Ž Mickelson said. Woods and Mickelson used to be bitter rivals, but the relationship has improved in recent years as both got to know each other during Ryder Cups. But Darren Clarke, who has competed against both, expects the rivalry to intensify during the match. Different people think this is going to be a fun match but both are natural-born winners. At some stage you are going to see it get a bit uncomfortable as both will call out each other,Ž he said. The most intriguing thing is the gambling aspect. The players will set their own odds on shots during different times and fans will be able to bet along with them. Clarke said gambling has been a part of the European Tour for years and it will be interesting to see how it does Friday. Craig Barry, who is Turners executive vice president and chief content of“cer, is also interested to see how the side bets work out, especially since more states are approving sports gambling. It makes you follow along more and engage. It de“nitely does create a deeper and richer narrative,Ž Barry said. Dont expect gambling to become a part of Turners NBA and Champions League coverage, though, since that appears to be a long way off. This is very different than anything golf has ever done in the past. Thats one of the unique things about it. Were able to showcase our sport in such a different light and all the different technologies were going to be bringing to this event, and doing it differently than any other gol“ng event has ever been done. Thats the exciting thing for not only myself and Phil, but I think for all the viewers that are going to watch,Ž Woods said. Woods and Mickelson already have high stakes on the “rst hole. Mickelson said he would wager $100,000 that he would birdie the “rst hole and Woods doubled it.UNIQUEFROM PAGE 1 By STEVEN WINEAP SPORTS WRITERDAVIE „ The subject was playing through pain, and Miami Dolphins running back Frank Gore drew on his extensive experience to share his thoughts with teammate Ryan Tannehill. Gores an ageless model of durability, while Tannehill plans to return from a throwing shoulder injury and start for only the sixth time in the Dolphins past 31 games when they play Sunday at Indianapolis He knows how much we need him,Ž Gore said. Its football, though. Everybody is going to be in pain from here on out. Talking to him when he wasnt playing, he wanted to be out there. He knows that hes going to be in pain, but you can tell that he wants to play, so thats a plus for us.Ž The 35-year-old Gore will be in the lineup too, which almost goes without saying. Hell start his 119th consecutive game, by far the most of any active running back. That includes 48 games with the Colts in 2015-17. They then let Gore go, providing him with a little extra motivation when he faces his former team. Not that he needs any. I want to win,Ž he said. Im going to go out there and try to be me.Ž The Colts know hell do that, and remember Gore fondly. Hes the kind of teammates everyone wants to have,Ž Indy quarterback Andrew Luck said. He always seemed like he was a step ahead, and Id say, How did you know that? And it was always hard for him to explain. He just knew.Ž The Dolphins (5-5) can count Gore as one of the bright spots in a season full of downers. He beat out the more explosive Kenyan Drake for the starting job and leads the team with 528 yards rushing, padding a career total that is the highest among active players and fourth on the all-time list. And this year may not be his swan song. Gores yards per carry average of 4.5 is his best since 2012 with San Francisco. Anyone who has watched him break tackle after tackle this year can believe hell be back at 36. I feel like as long as Im healthy and blessed and feeling good and know I can still play, Im going to play,Ž he said. Ill evaluate myself at the end, my body, and see if I still want to go out in the offseason and train to get ready for another year. Thats when Ill make my decision.Ž Hes already a rarity at a position not known for longevity. Last week he became the “rst player to rush for 500 yards in 14 consecutive seasons, one more than Hall of Famers Walter Payton and Emmitt Smith. The achievement won Gore plaudits from around the NFL „ and beyond. Frank is my favorite player of all-time that Ive ever coached,Ž said former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, who is now at the University of Michigan. Surpassing Walter Payton and Emmitt Smith is incredible, just incredible.Ž Equally impressed „ but not surprised „ is Dolphins coach Adam Gase. He was a 49ers assistant in 2008, when Gore ran for 1,036 yards for them. Our guys watch him practice, and its almost like you forget where hes at in his career,Ž Gase said. He treats it like hes an undrafted free agent almost. He practices extremely hard. He “nishes everything he does. Theres a lot of pride there. Seeing him 10 years ago and then seeing him now, theres just not a lot of differences in how he plays and what he can do.Ž Gore is still chasing a Super Bowl championship ring, and hasnt been to the playoffs in “ve years. He thought he would get there with the Colts, but injuries to Luck and others sabotaged their chances. It just didnt go the way I planned it, but I had fun,Ž Gore said. The organization was great. Great people there. We fought.Ž It has been more of the same in Gores native Miami, with his homecoming undermined by a wave of injuries to Tannehill and others. Meanwhile, the old man at running back just keeps showing up for work. Others may be surprised Gore is still going strong, but hes not. I know how I train,Ž he said. I know how I go out every day in practice. I know in the offseason how I get myself ready. Competing with guys younger than me at my position, being around them every day, that helps me.Ž And he learned a long time ago how to play through pain.Gore faces former team when Dolphins play ColtsBy MARK LONGAP SPORTS WRITERJACKSONVILLE „ Nothing has gone right for the Jacksonville Jaguars since early October. Injuries mounted, losses followed and all the momentum the franchise built during a surprising run in the AFC playoffs last year disappeared. The teams six-game losing streak heading to Buffalo „ a rematch from the 2017 postseason „ has raised questions about what will happen in the offseason. Spoiler alert: Dont expect drastic changes. The Jaguars (3-7) believe the rash of injuries they endured goes well beyond normal, especially since most occurred on the offensive side of the ball, and they would like to keep the core of the team together for a do-over in 2019. It was the “rst glimpse into how Coughlin, whos in charge of all football decisions, views the seemingly lost season. Jacksonville played six games without running back and offensive centerpiece Leonard Fournette and lost three left tackles, two tight ends, leading receiver Marqise Lee and dynamic scat back Corey Grant. Many of those guys were placed on injured reserve early in the season. The Jags havent looked the same since. Having some key guys go down, a good amount of them on the offensive side of the ball, kind of changes things,Ž quarterback Blake Bortles said. You have to “nd a way. Thats going to happen. Youre going to lose guys, youre going to have guys get hurt. You have to be able to have guys that can plug in and play and continue to “nd ways to win football games. We have struggled doing that. I have no idea what they are thinking or what they are going to do. I know we have six more chances to try and persuade them one way or another.Ž The “rst one comes against the Bills (3-7), who were eliminated from the playoffs with a 10-7 loss in Jacksonville in January. Bortles completed 12 of 23 passes for 87 yards and a touchdown in that one. He was clearly off, but he avoided turnovers and scrambled for several key “rst late that allowed the Jaguars to milk the clock. Bortles played well the next two weeks and was rewarded with a three-year, $54 million contract in February. Hes been the teams biggest disappointment since but the Jaguars are quick to point out all the injuries and inconsistency surrounding him. The offensive line has been a mess, most notably because of injuries to left tackle Cam Robinson, backup Josh Wells, third-teamer Josh Walker, center Brandon Linder and guard A.J. Cann. Jacksonvilles receiving corps has done little to help Bortles out. Receiver Keelan Cole is tied for the league lead with seven dropped passes, and third-down running back T.J. Yeldon is close behind with “ve. Receivers DJ Chark and Rashad Greene also had outcome-altering miscues late in recent weeks. The once-vaunted defense has been better of late as the team has started to re-establish its physical identity. Nonetheless, there will be changes ahead. Just not a complete makeover. Even Bortles appears safe considering hes due to count $21 million against the salary cap in 2019. Cutting him would still cost Jacksonville $16.5 million. Injuries are part of it as drastic as it may be. I am not going to be that guyŽ who blames injuries, coach Doug Marrone said. I have to do a better job, like I have said before. I am going to take responsibility for what I have to do, and at the end of the day, I can live with that. ... You are put in a leadership role. You have to take responsibility. It is very easy to look at it and point “ngers or say things and make excuses. The best part of being a head coach is the job is so clearly de“ned. More than any other job in an organization. It is de“ned by winning games. When you are not, you are not doing your job. When you do, you have done a good job. Dont sit there too long and gloat. You have to get on to the next one because you have to keep playing.ŽDrastic changes hardly a given for injury-riddled Jaguars NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars NFL: Miami DolphinsBEARS 23, LIONS 16Chicago 0 9 0 14 „ 23 Detroit 0 7 6 3 „ 16 Second Quarter Det„Blount 4 run (Prater kick), 9:03. Chi„FG Parkey 40, 3:58. Chi„Mizzell 10 pass from Daniel (pass failed), :40. Third Quarter Det„Blount 4 run (pass failed), 1:35. Fourth Quarter Chi„Cohen 14 pass from Daniel (Parkey kick), 13:40. Det„FG Prater 20, 7:44. Chi„Jackson 41 interception return (Parkey kick), 6:00. A„65,684. Chi Det First downs 19 17 Total Net Yards 264 333 Rushes-yards 15-38 24-111 Passing 226 222 Punt Returns 4-46 3-25 Kicko Returns 1-17 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 2-41 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 28-38-0 28-38-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-12 2-14 Punts 5-47.0 5-45.4 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 3-20 5-54 Time of Possession 27:14 32:46 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„Chicago, Cohen 3-14, Howard 7-13, Mizzell 1-7, Daniel 4-4. Detroit, Blount 19-88, Riddick 2-12, Zenner 2-9, Ellington 1-2. PASSING„Chicago, Daniel 27-37-0-230, Miller 1-1-0-8. Detroit, Staord 28-38-2-236. RECEIVING„Chicago, Gabriel 7-49, Cohen 7-45, T.Burton 4-28, Miller 3-41, Al.Robinson 2-37, Mizzell 2-21, Daniel 1-8, Bellamy 1-7, Howard 1-2. Detroit, Riddick 7-48, Ellington 6-28, Golladay 5-90, Roberts 3-16, Bellore 2-12, Blount 1-15, T.Jones 1-15, Zenner 1-4, Willson 1-4, A.Jones 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS„None. AP PHOTOIn this “le photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, right, hands the ball to Leonard Fournette during the “rst half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants. a Dallas Thanksgiving-best 180 yards receiving „ 105 of those coming after the catch on his two touchdowns. First, Cooper ran away from Quinton Dunbar after the Washington cornerback slipped on a short pass, turning it into a 40-yard TD for a 17-13 lead. Cooper celebrated by mimicking a free throw shooting the football through the goal post. On the 90-yarder, Cooper made the catch just outside the Dallas 30, spun out of the arms of Fabian Moreau and won the race to the pylon against Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, who tried to shove him out of bounds around the 5. It was his longest career catch and the longest completion in Dak Prescotts three seasons. McCoy looked as if he hadnt started a game in a long time early, throwing into double coverage on his “rst play and fumbling while trying to scramble on his third, with the Redskins recovering and punting.COWBOYS 31, REDSKINS 23Washington 0 7 6 10 „ 23 Dallas 7 3 14 7 „ 31 First Quarter Dal„Elliott 16 run (Maher kick), 10:02. Second Quarter Was„Davis 53 pass from McCoy (Hopkins kick), 7:04. Dal„FG Maher 28, 1:28. Third Quarter Was„Quinn 10 pass from McCoy (kick failed), 9:02. Dal„A.Cooper 40 pass from Prescott (Maher kick), 6:47. Dal„A.Cooper 90 pass from Prescott (Maher kick), 2:10. Fourth Quarter Dal„Prescott 5 run (Maher kick), 14:11. Was„Bibbs 1 run (Hopkins kick), 11:43. Was„FG Hopkins 31, 1:13. A„92,076. Was Dal First downs 18 20 Total Net Yards 331 404 Rushes-yards 20-80 34-146 Passing 251 258 Punt Returns 2-40 0-0 Kicko Returns 1-44 1-19 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 3-14 Comp-Att-Int 24-38-3 22-31-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-17 4-31 Punts 5-45.6 6-47.8 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 4-25 4-30 Time of Possession 26:37 33:23 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„Washington, Peterson 12-35, McCoy 5-28, Bibbs 3-17. Dallas, Elliott 26-121, Prescott 6-18, R.Smith 2-7. PASSING„Washington, McCoy 24-38-3-268. Dallas, Prescott 22-31-0-289. RECEIVING„Washington, Reed 6-75, Doctson 6-66, Quinn 5-26, Bibbs 3-19, Davis 2-73, Peterson 2-9. Dallas, A.Cooper 8-180, Elliott 5-22, Jarwin 2-25, Gallup 2-19, N.Brown 1-22, Olawale 1-10, Hurns 1-7COWBOYSFROM PAGE 1 COME OUT & PLAY! #1 Golf Course, Driving Range and Golf Store Deep Creek Golf Club 1260 San Cristobal Ave. Punta Gorda, FL $43 18-holes of golf with cart. Includes FREE Beverage.Expires12/31/18 An 18-hole regulation golf club that is open to the public. 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Page 8 SP The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 LAUREN RAGAZZONESoccerThe Lemon Bay High School girls soccer team has at least one player its thankful for and thats Lauren Ragazzone, who was selected as this weeks Sun Preps Female Athlete of the Week. Only a sophomore, Ragazzone lit up the net last week, scoring her first hat trick of the season in a 5-1 win over Charlotte High. Its helped our game because we want to play fast. We have new players who want to play that way,Ž Ragazzone said. Were expecting really big things this year. We work so well together so its easy to get the ball in the net.Ž Ragazzone got her first two goals, which helped the Lady Mantas take a comfortable lead, but her final goal came in the final minutes to seal the game. North Port soccer player Camilo Arango has one individual goal this season: break the schools single season record of 28 goals in a season. After a monster start to the season, hes nearly a third of the way there. Arango, a senior, was selected as this weeks Sun Preps Male Athlete of the Week after scoring six goals in three games last week to open the season. Camilo has been a leader for us on and off the “ eld this year,Ž North Port coach Joey Sorbino said. He came in saying that this was gonna be his year, and hes proving that every time he steps on the “ eld.Ž Arrango scored two goals in the season opener against Port Charlotte High, another four came in a 6-0 win over Lemon Bay and his other two came in a 4-0 win over Bishop Verot on Monday.CAMILO ARANGOSoccer TODAY / TONIGHTSunny to partly cloudy Increasing cloudinessHIGH 80 LOW 615% chance of rain 10% chance of rainThunderstorm79 / 6665% chance of rain SATURDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREBeautiful with more clouds than sun82 / 6815% chance of rain SUNDAYPartly sunny, a shower in the afternoon81 / 5445% chance of rain MONDAYChance for a couple of showers70 / 5130% chance of rain WEDNESDAYMostly cloudy and cooler; a p.m. shower69 / 5450% chance of rain TUESDAY 1 3 4 3 1 0 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent absent 050100150200300500 400-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE647380827871Air Quality Index readings as of ThursdayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Thursday Sebring through 2 p.m. Thursday Venice through 2 p.m. Thursday24 hours through 2 p.m. Thu. 0.00Ž Month to date 1.91Ž Normal month to date 1.45Ž Year to date 60.79Ž Normal year to date 48.41Ž Record 1.01Ž (2015) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Thu. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Thu. 0.00Ž Month to date 0.57Ž Normal month to date 1.34Ž Year to date 40.90Ž Normal year to date 47.68Ž Record 1.01Ž (1984) High/Low 73/57 Normal High/Low 80/58 Record High 88 (1973) Record Low 38 (2016) High/Low 72/59 High/Low 73/59 Normal High/Low 78/58 Record High 89 (2011) Record Low 38 (1981)Pollen Index readings as of Thursday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 6.23 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.80 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 12.37 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 7.58 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.60 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 1.91 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 60.79 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Sat.Apalachicola 68 61 c 73 57 s Bradenton 79 64 s 78 67 t Clearwater 78 67 s 77 67 pc Coral Springs 81 66 pc 84 68 pc Daytona Beach 72 61 r 77 60 pc Fort Lauderdale 80 68 pc 84 69 pc Fort Myers 82 65 s 81 68 t Gainesville 73 59 sh 78 59 t Jacksonville 69 59 r 78 55 t Key Largo 80 70 pc 80 72 pc Key West 81 74 pc 82 77 pc Lakeland 78 61 pc 79 63 c Melbourne 77 61 r 81 62 c Miami 80 69 pc 84 71 pc Naples 81 68 s 81 71 pc Ocala 74 59 pc 78 60 pc Okeechobee 78 59 pc 80 63 c Orlando 76 62 pc 80 63 c Panama City 68 58 c 74 57 s Pensacola 66 56 c 74 56 s Pompano Beach 81 68 pc 85 70 pc St. Augustine 70 60 r 76 58 t St. Petersburg 79 66 s 79 67 t Sarasota 81 64 s 79 68 t Tallahassee 68 56 c 76 54 s Tampa 80 65 s 79 66 c Vero Beach 78 61 pc 81 63 c West Palm Beach 80 63 pc 83 64 pc Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 1:36a 9:34a 4:08p 8:29p Sat. 2:09a 10:18a 5:03p 8:57p Today 12:13a 7:50a 2:45p 6:45p Sat. 12:46a 8:34a 3:40p 7:13p Today 1:59p 6:46a 11:31p 5:23p Sat. 3:03p 7:32a --5:46p Today 2:08a 10:03a 4:40p 8:58p Sat. 2:41a 10:47a 5:35p 9:26p Today 1:00p 6:29a 11:01p 5:24p Sat. 1:55p 7:13a 11:38p 5:52p N 6-12 0-1 Light E 10-20 2-4 ModerateFt. Myers 82/65 sun none Punta Gorda 81/62 part cldy none Sarasota 81/64 sun none The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEFull Nov 23 Last Nov 29 New Dec 7 First Dec 15 Today 6:19 p.m. 7:07 a.m. Saturday 7:12 p.m. 8:11 a.m. Today 6:54 a.m. 5:35 p.m. Saturday 6:55 a.m. 5:35 p.m. Today 5:03a 11:17a 5:31p 11:45p Sat. 6:01a 12:16p 6:30p ---Sun. 7:05a 12:50a 7:35p 1:20p Monterrey 79/53 Chihuahua 72/43 Los Angeles 70/54 Washington 39/34 New York 31/28 Miami 80/69 Atlanta 51/41 Detroit 44/40 Houston 70/49 Kansas City 52/36 Chicago 50/43 Minneapolis 44/32 El Paso 67/40 Denver 54/34 Billings 48/28 San Francisco 62/55 Seattle 50/41 Toronto 36/31 Montreal 23/18 Winnipeg 33/18 Ottawa 22/17 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 11/23/18 Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat.Albuquerque 56 32 s 60 29 pc Anchorage 28 24 pc 34 30 sf Atlanta 51 41 pc 58 42 c Baltimore 35 27 s 51 40 r Billings 48 28 pc 37 23 sn Birmingham 54 47 pc 64 44 c Boise 44 30 r 43 21 s Boston 31 25 s 46 41 s Buffalo 37 30 c 43 39 r Burlington, VT 24 19 s 38 33 pc Charleston, WV 53 40 s 53 40 r Charlotte 47 36 s 54 34 r Chicago 50 43 pc 48 36 r Cincinnati 54 44 pc 54 41 r Cleveland 47 38 pc 48 39 r Columbia, SC 53 43 pc 60 38 r Columbus, OH 51 40 pc 50 40 r Concord, NH 27 11 s 39 29 s Dallas 74 45 pc 76 50 s Denver 54 34 s 54 26 sn Des Moines 47 35 r 51 29 pc Detroit 44 40 pc 47 40 r Duluth 40 30 pc 33 21 i Fairbanks 16 1 c 9 5 c Fargo 38 23 pc 27 13 c Hartford 30 21 s 44 37 pc Helena 44 28 pc 35 19 sn Honolulu 83 72 pc 83 70 pc Houston 70 49 t 73 56 pc Indianapolis 53 45 pc 54 38 r Jackson, MS 61 50 r 68 51 c Kansas City 52 36 sh 60 37 pc Knoxville 55 42 s 57 36 sh Las Vegas 64 45 s 66 45 s Los Angeles 70 54 s 70 54 s Louisville 58 47 pc 59 41 r Memphis 58 50 r 66 50 pc Milwaukee 48 42 pc 46 35 c Minneapolis 44 32 sh 36 23 c Montgomery 58 50 c 66 48 c Nashville 57 47 pc 64 44 pc New Orleans 70 58 r 71 54 pc New York City 31 28 s 50 48 r Norfolk, VA 45 40 pc 64 43 r Oklahoma City 68 37 pc 70 43 s Omaha 54 32 sh 51 27 pc Philadelphia 35 28 s 53 45 r Phoenix 70 49 s 72 51 s Pittsburgh 43 32 s 45 37 r Portland, ME 28 19 s 40 33 s Portland, OR 51 39 r 51 39 c Providence 30 23 s 48 39 pc Raleigh 45 37 pc 58 37 r Salt Lake City 48 40 sh 41 21 sn St. Louis 53 44 r 60 44 pc San Antonio 74 47 pc 75 53 pc San Diego 70 59 pc 69 57 pc San Francisco 62 55 r 61 47 s Seattle 50 41 sh 50 40 c Washington, DC 39 34 s 54 41 r Amsterdam 44 34 pc 39 36 c Baghdad 63 53 c 67 55 t Beijing 48 27 s 53 28 pc Berlin 41 29 pc 41 33 r Buenos Aires 68 56 c 73 51 pc Cairo 72 62 c 71 61 sh Calgary 36 22 sf 33 20 pc Cancun 84 69 pc 86 72 s Dublin 47 43 c 48 41 c Edmonton 25 13 c 26 16 pc Halifax 23 21 s 39 30 c Kiev 27 16 c 28 26 s London 50 42 pc 49 41 c Madrid 54 37 sh 51 45 pc Mexico City 76 49 pc 76 51 pc Montreal 23 18 s 34 28 c Ottawa 22 17 pc 35 28 r Paris 48 42 pc 48 40 r Regina 30 18 pc 22 9 c Rio de Janeiro 87 72 c 88 75 pc Rome 64 57 pc 66 51 t St. Johns 26 18 s 30 21 pc San Juan 85 71 pc 86 75 pc Sydney 76 60 s 76 62 pc Tokyo 56 44 s 53 46 pc Toronto 36 31 pc 41 36 r Vancouver 49 39 c 47 39 pc Winnipeg 33 18 c 24 8 cHigh ......... 82 at Pompano Beach, FLLow .......................... -21 at Raco, MI(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)72By Nov. 23, 1950, a total of 57.0 inches of snow had fallen on Pickens, W.Va. 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Theyre the kids who slip through the cracks. The underprivileged children receiving services from Charlotte Behavioral Health Care dont make many Christmas lists. Thats why the Fresh Jersey Tomatoes have stepped in. The Tomatoes, a group of women originally from New Jersey who now reside in Charlotte County, are holding their third annual holiday toy drive for those kids. The drive ends Dec. 7. A lot of these people dont have money for Christmas presents for their kids,Ž Marjorie Benson, a member of the group, said of the folks who are under care of Charlotte Behavioral, a mental health facility in Punta Gorda. Benson, the owner of Friendly Floors, is on the board of the Fred Lang Foundation, which donates funds to the nonpro“ t to underwrite services for low-income Charlotte County residents. Its the kids of those residents who fail to register on radars of even some other philanthropic efforts that target the needy at Christmastime. We thought it was a nice opportunity for Fresh Jersey Tomatoes to focus on CBHC,Ž Benson said. Thats what weve done. We wanted to give back to the community, and we had a need because they were not being served by other toy drives. So, were taking care of it. Its a great “ t.Ž The Tomatoes drive focuses on children from infants to age 18. Theres an acute need among children ages 13 to 18, the forgotten among the overlooked. Its easy for people to pick up things for the little ones,Ž said Nan Leonard, Tomatoes, founder. The teenagers are a little harder to shop for.Ž Folks can drop off new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls at any one of several locations where holiday wrapped boxes are located. After the drive ends, the gifts will be dropped off at Charlotte Behavioral. The toy drive is being held in response to the urgent need of our struggling families,Ž Kelly Pomerville, CBHC director of marketing, said in a news release. Toy donations will alleviate PG HERALDPUNTA GORDA Friday, November 23, 2018 INSIDE MAKING HISTORY40 Years AgoCelebrating inductees to History Hall of Honor Downtown Bash a success P | 7 P | 6 P | 4 LIKE THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD ON Tomatoes holding toy drive PHOTOS PROVIDEDThe Fresh Jersey Tomatoes gather to celebrate their anniversary. Last year, more than 700 toys were collected, bene ting 103 families and 175 children. Rusty Pray PGH CorrespondentRusty Pray is a freelance correspondent. Contact him at | 3 adno=3629467-1 Good Friends, Good Food, Good Times Every dayWiener schnitzel Dumplings Pierogis Stu ed Cabbage Catering available for Private Parties, Events & Celebrations adno o o o a a o dno n a ad ad ad d 62 =36 6 =36 =3 3 9467 67 9467 1 1 1975 Tamiami Trail Punta Mon-Thurs 11-9 € Fri & Sat 11-10 € Sun 12-4 m m e e G G G G G G G G G G G Go Go Go Go Go Go oo Goo G G G Go G G Go G Goo G G G Go Goo Go G Goo G G G G G o G o G G G G o G o o G G G o G G G G d d d d F d F dF dF dF F F F F rie i i i rie ie e e rie rie rie rie e n d nds nds n n n G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G d d d d d ood ood ood ood ood od F F F Fo F Fo Fo Fo F d d d d d d od od d d od od od d G G G Go Go G G G d o od d Ti Ti Ti Tim es es E E d , , , m m e e ds ds G G G G G G G G G G G o o oo o od ood od ood ood ood o o o o od F Fo Fo Fo Fo Fo F F F Fo F Fo Fo F Fo F od, od od, od, od, d, od, od, od , Go o Go G Go G G G G G o od d d od od im Tim Tim Thursday Special Lamb Shank Friday & Saturday SpecialPrime Rib 941-639-1122WWW.NOLANAGENCY.COM100 Madrid Blvd., Unit #111 (behind Bank of America)"Our family dedicated to protecting you and your family" Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours adno=3631335-1 Home € Flood € Auto € Boat € RV € Motorcycle € Umbrella € Commercial Insurance


Page 2 The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 TODAYAdvice for Your Device, Ž from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St. Free program. Need help to set up with the Cloud Library, Hoopla, Freegal, RBdigital Magazines or Pronunciator? Reservations required: 941-833-5460. PuntaGordaLibrary@ charlottecountyfl. gov. Yoga Tots Storytime, from 10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m. at the Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St. Free program for children ages 12-36 months. Bring your toddler, towels or yoga mat to stretch your mind and muscles with a story and fun yoga poses. 941-833-5460 or PuntaGordaLibrary@ Burnt Store Marina Farmers Market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cass Cay parking lot, 3200 Matecumbe Key Road, Punta Gorda. SATURDAYPunta Gorda Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon, corner of Olympia Avenue and Taylor Street, Punta Gorda. Call 941-391-4856 or email American Legion Post 103 Outdoor Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2101 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda. For more information, call 941-626-2567. Bicycle ride departs at 8:30 a.m. from Acme Bicycle Shop, 615 Cross St., Suite 1116, Punta Gorda. All riders welcome. Helmet required. Details: 941-639-2263. Story Time from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Copperfish Books, 103 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. All are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St., hosts Family Game Day from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free. Come alone or with the family to play games and puzzles. Materials provided or bring your own. 941-833-5460 or PuntaGordaLibrary@charlottecountyfl. gov. Punta Gorda Chocolate & Wine offers a tasting of chocolates, along with premier wines and craft beers from around the world, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 941-626-2008. Punta Gordas largest tailgate party, at 11 a.m., for college footballs Rivalry Weekend, at Laishley Park. SUNDAYOpen Air Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at History Park, 501 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. American Legion Post 103 Outdoor Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2101 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda. MONDAYLive music with Black Velvet, from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at Deans South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. Live music with Robert Garcia, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charleys, 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. Live music with Pat Cozad, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Hurricane Charleys, 300 W. Retta Esplanade. TUESDAYFGCU Foreign Film Series „ TheebŽ (Jordan, UK, UAE, Qatar 2016), nominated Best Foreign Language Film 88th Academy Awards, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at FGCUs Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. The fee is $5. Call 941-505-0130. Live music with Gorillas on the Loose, from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Deans South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. Live music with Chris G., from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fishermens Village, Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. Live music with Paul Roush, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charleys, 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. WEDNESDAYLive music with Rick Rock Rice, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Fishermens Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda. Live music with All That Jazz Trio, from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at The Blue Turtle Tavern & Raw Bar, 139 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-637-9477 Live music with Torched, from 8:30 p.m.12:30 a.m. at Deans South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. Live music with Gary & Kerri, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charleys, 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. THURSDAYLive music with Paul Roush, from noon-3 p.m., at Fishermens Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda. Live music with Jukebox Prophets, from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Deans South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. Live music with Mike Furey, from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charleys, 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695.Shop small, shop local, save BIG!Its hard for small businesses to compete with the big guys. But thats why theres Small Business Saturday. Did you know that American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010? It gives small businesses and brick-and-mortar stores across the country a boost and a way to get shoppers attention between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. So what are the benefits of shopping at small businesses on Saturday? Your tax dollars stay local; small businesses have more unique products to offer; small businesses give back to the community and help create jobs in the community. Punta Gorda offers many small, local businesses as well as locally owned restaurants and bars. And dont forget the many resale stores where bargains can be an everyday find. So make a plan for this Saturday. Draw a map, make a point to stop at as many local small businesses as you can. Bring cash, bring your credit card and dont forget your Christmas list. Dont forget that Tuesday, Nov. 27, is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. This is a day dedicated to giving „ when charities, families, businesses, community centers, students, retailers and more will all come together to celebrate giving and encourage more, better and smarter giving. There are many local charities participating in #GivingTuesday and they need your help. Remember the charities need you more than ever during the holiday season. So whether it is Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday or #GivingTuesday, have a great week and see you here next time. Sherri Dennis PGH EditorSherri Dennis is editor of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at or call 941-206-1010. Table of ContentsNonprofit News ......................8 Community Beat ..............4, 6 40 Years Ago .......................7 Sports ....................................5 PG HHAPPENINGS ON THE HARBOR 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980 € 206-1000 PUNTA GORDA HERALD MEMBER of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. USPS 743170 The Sun is published daily by Adams Publishing Group, 23170HarborviewRoad, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2198. Glen Nickerson Charlotte Sun Publisher ...........................206-1006 Jim Gouvellis Exec. Editor ..............................................206-1134 Garry Overbey Charlotte Sun Editor ................................206-1143 Sherri Dennis Herald Editor ...........................................206-1010 ADVERTISING Stacie Goldberg Advertising Manager ............................... 205-6402 Lori White Advertising Account Executive ................ 205-6404 Michelle Velez Advertising Account Executive ................ 205-6403 CIRCULATION Mark Yero Circulation Director..................................206-1317AWL Pet of the Week PHOTO PROVIDEDRico is a 1-year-old, domestic short haired, bu in color, super loving and will come when called and likes other cats. Looking to get out of the shelter in time for the holidays! Visit Rico and other adoptable pets at The Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte. All animals are microchipped, spayed or neutered and are current with their shots prior to adoption, including rabies. The shelter is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week. To view some of the adoptable pets, visit tailgate party returnsPunta Gordas largest tailgate party returns at 11 a.m. on Saturday, for college footballs Rivalry Weekend. Laishley Park will be turned into an all out tailgate party including two super LED megatrons, TVs, sports bars, DJ, food trucks, Hooters Girls, corn hole tournaments, yard games, Kidz Zone and more. Featured Games Michigan vs. Ohio State, Alabama vs. Auburn and Florida State vs. Florida plus many more. The tailgate is only $5, so bring the family and root for your favorite team in a festive atmosphere.Southwest Floridas Fallen Heros Wreath ProgramThis program started in Philadelphia in 2014 for fallen Police Officer John Pawlowski. The family was inspired by the national Wreaths Across AmericaŽ for Veterans. They are working to spread this memorial until it is nationwide. The National website is Legion Rider member Bud Boyer is Southwest Floridas Chapter President. Help is needed to assemble the wreaths, which will be distributed on the first Saturday in December to our local fallen Police Officers, First Responders, and Firemens gravesites. Help to assemble wreaths at 2 p.m. on Sunday, at American Legion Post 103, 2101 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda For more information, contact Bud at 609846-4221 or by email at barndoor24@ COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 Page 3Gettel car giveaway SUN PHOTOS BY JERRY BEARDJ.P. Blair (left), General Manager of Gettel of Charlotte County, Car Winner Angela Thomas of Punta Gorda, and Finance Director Damion Ireton, pose for a photo in front of the 2008 Saturn, won by Thomas. The giveaway was to mark the opening of Gettel Chrysler Super Center, at the former Mitsubishi building, in Punta Gorda. Car Winner Angela Thomas of Punta Gorda poses with her Saturn View, at Gettel Chrysler Super Center.pressure on families that would have had to choose between purchasing holiday gifts and necessary staples, such as food.Ž Last year, more than 700 toys were collected, bene“ting 103 families and 175 children. That total was about 200 greater than the toys collected the “rst year. It was so bountiful that donations also were made to Golisano Childrens Hospital and Childrens Network of Southwest Florida. Childrens Network of SWFL is the nonpro“t administrator of the child welfare system in Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glades counties. We exceeded our expectations,Ž Benson said. Our sights are set high for this year.Ž The Fresh Jersey Tomatoes started 3 years ago with 10 women. They now boast more than 200 members.DRIVEFROM PAGE 1 PHOTO PROVIDEDThe Fresh Jersey Tomatoes wrap up last years holiday toy drive. UPGRADE TO UNSTOPPABLEduring the Trane Unstopppable Event! 0% APR Financing Available* OR Rebate up to $1000**Call today to schedule a FREE, no-obligation quote. LIC. NO. CAC1814055www.ExecutiveCooling.com1205 Elizabeth Street, Suite D, Punta Gorda, FL 33950941-637-9800 *Available to qualied buyers on qualifying systems. Subject to credit app roval. **Receive up to a $1000 VISA Prepaid Card Rebate from Trane on qualifying systems. Call our office for details, conditions, terms and exclusions. Offers expire 12/15/2018.adno=3624518-1 210 Maud St | Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Across from Fishermens Village | (941) 639-8810Hours: M-F, 9a 4p & Sat, 10a 2pNov 30 Dec 2, 2018Friday: 12:00 to 7:00 pm Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm Sunday: 10:00am to 4:00pmA 3-Day Holiday Shopping ExtravaganzaGifts and Holiday Items Hand Crafted by Local Artists and Delicious Treats! A3 DayHolidayShoppingExtravaganza adno=3629468-1


Page 4 The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018The Punta Gorda Downtown Bash was held to the delight of locals and visitors alike. The annual street party, which had previously been rained out, had people dancing in the street and singing along with American Made.Downtown Bash delights attendees HERALD PHOTOS BY SUE PAQUINMistress of ceremonies Stacey De enbaugh welcomes the crowd. Jim and Brenda Townsend Randy Hassinger and Stephanie Amoroso Carla Easton, Jim Ready, Jessica Rodebush and Debi Malinoski Darlene Reilly, Don and Maria Fredericks Maria Von Atzigen, Candace Wehbe and Linda Greene Theresa Davis, Jan Walters, Deb Weiler and Mary Spradlin John Hanzl, George W. Schoepe and Brian Lance Edward Srp and Susan Bower COMMUNITY BEAT Sue Paquin PhotojournalistSue Paquin is a freelance photographer. Contact her at


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 Page 5The feeder program for the Charlotte Tarpons high school wrestling program all begins with the Hammerheads teams. There are two teams, yellow and blue. The Hammerheads Blue took “ rst place in the two-day, 12-team dual meet last weekend. Two of the wrestlers went undefeated with perfect 11-0 records. Both Jake Austin and Christopher Minto rolled through the competition unscathed. The Sportsmanship award went to Sullivan Madonna.Hammerheads champs in tournament HERALD PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPPThe Hammerheads Blue team won the 12-team, two-day tournament last weekend at Charlotte High School. Undefeated Jake Austin gets a pin in 2:30 as the East Elementary student nished the tournament with an 11-0 record. Kevin Austin is the coach for the Champion Hammerheads Blue team. Austin was nationally ranked at 19 in the nation as a high school wrestler in Michigan. Alongside Austin is his daughter, Gracie, who wrestled in the 74-pound weight class. SPORTS Steve Knapp Sports WriterSteve Knapp is a sports writer and photographer. Contact him at PHOTO PROVIDEDOn Friday, Nov. 16, Pickleball play at Gilchrist Park was dedicated to the American Red Cross to bene t Hurricane Michael Relief Fund. More than 50 community residents participated to raise more than $1,000 for the Red Cross. Thanks goes out to Pickleball Ambassador Dave Fox, Punta Gorda Mens Club and all those who helped make it a success.Pickelball for relief aide If your joints are aching for relief, turn to Bayfront Health Punta Gorda. Were making joint replacement easier. Todays techniques include minimally invasive surgery designed to mean a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery than traditional surgery. Some patients return home in only two days! Our Joint and Spine Center features all private rooms plus a team of nurses, pain management specialists and physical therapists focused on your care and active recovery. Find out more at a free joint pain seminar. Wednesday, December 12 € Noon-1 p.m.Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Oce Plaza, 4th Floor Conference Room 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda Led by Mark Davis, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon Register today at 809 E. Marion Avenue, Punta GordaPatient results may vary. Consult your physician about the bene“ts and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment. Chart a course to relief from joint pain. Start at our free seminar. adno=3626280-1


Page 6 The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018The Punta Gorda History Center held its annual Southern Supper, celebrating this years 10 inductees to Punta Gorda History Hall of Honor, on Nov. 10. The dinner is held to honor individuals and organizations, past and present, who have made signi“ cant contributions to the history of the area. The Punta Gorda History Center is located at 512 Mary St., Punta Gorda.Past and present honored by Punta Gorda History Center SUN PHOTOS BY JERRY BEARDMichael Haymans opened the annual Southern Supper with acoustic music. Veterans were asked to stand and be recognized. The Crosland Family poses for a photo. Mike Moody runs the live auction. The Charlotte Sun was an Organizational Honoree, with Glen Nickerson (left) Ron Dupont Jr., Ronald Dupont III and Stacie Goldberg. Cherlynn Scott with honoree Big JohnŽ Lloyd Paul Polk (left) accepts an award on behalf of his early ancestor, Punta Gorda business owner, Thomas E. Crosland, from Punta Gorda History Center President Gene Murtha. Honoree L. Vic Desguin speaks as his son Frank Desguin looks on. Accepting the award for Honoree Judge John T. Rose are descendants Anne and Ric Pifer. Martha McKenzie accepts an award on behalf of her Early Pioneer Ancestor Martha Sandlin Morgan, from Gene Murtha. Bucky (left) speaks as Joe McQueen accepts an award on behalf of Honoree Nathanial McQueen, as the Rev. Bill Klossner stands on stage. COMMUNITY BEAT Jerry Beard PhotojournalistJerry Beard is a freelance photographer. Contact him at


The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018 Page 7 FROM OUR ARCHIVESDo you remember when? Janine Smith 40 years agoJanine Smith writes about Punta Gordas historic past. Contact her at designation nearing realityFor months, Arthur G. Vargo of Punta Gorda has been trying to convince city of“ cials, businesses and the general public about something major for Punta Gorda. Vargo is convinced that the city needs a designation that no tourist will miss while zipping through Punta Gorda on the way to larger communities of Fort Myers and Naples. Vargo has maintained that the City of Punta Gorda goes unnoticed by the majority of travelers. He has advocated placing a Welcome to Punta GordaŽ sign where everyone will see it. Vargos efforts have been successful. In the near future motorists crossing the Gilchrist Bridge can expect to be greeted with a 26-foot-high green sign welcoming them to the city. The sign will be seen by thousands of tourists and others crossing the bridge. They at lastŽ will know where Punta Gorda is. Vargo has been raising funds. First National Bank, Holiday Inn and Mayor Charles Phipps have all made monetary donations. The welcome mat at the citys northern point is almost reality. Now Vargo has set his sights on the south and east ends of Punta Gorda.Up, up and awayThe extension of a runway at the Charlotte County Airport should be endorsed by the county commission Tuesday after a public hearing on the issue. The proposed extension would enlarge a 5,000-foot runway by about one-third. It is needed as the airport seeks to serve a larger and more sophisticated community. Approval by the Charlotte County Commission would help secure a substantial grant from the federal government to cover the project. The estimated cost of the runway extension is $340,000, a total of 90 percent. If Charlotte County is to keep pace with its more developed neighbors Lee and Sarasota counties, Charlotte must add improvements. The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce took af“ rmative action after the runway project suffered its setback. The Chambers pro-runway stand was sounded clear. The longer runway deserves the backing of the Charlotte County residents for Tuesdays vote.Yule shoppersMany of the Christmas shoppers answered the traditional call of Day after ThanksgivingŽ gift-picking. Some store managers predicted a stronger Holiday season than last year. Bells are ringing. Its Christmastime in the city.Volunteer Civil Patrol promotedCharlotte County residents Saturday will have an opportunity to learn more about Civil Air Patrol. Senior and Cadet members will distribute literature to acquaint residents with Civil Air Patrol. The squadron, commanded by Lt. William McCort, is one of the approximately 1,900 units of CAP. They are located in all 50 states, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Civil Air Patrol was founded December 1, 1941, as a unit of the of“ ce of Civilian Defense. 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Page 8 The Sun | Friday, November 23, 2018Windmill Village continues to raise funds for Honor Flight PHOTO PROVIDEDWindmill Village of Punta Gorda presented a check to Honor Flight in the amount of $1,865. From left: Steve Demeule, Honor Flight Treasurer; Penny Fahrbach from Windmill Village; and S outhwest Florida Honor Flight President Ginni Fay. Total donations to Honor Flight from Windmill Village are now at $7,416. Provided by KATIE HECKCHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERCharlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell presented the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (C.A.R.E.) with a donation of cellphones. The cellphones are soon to be outdated 3G phones utilized by the Sheriffs of“ce, and although they will not have cellular service, they can still be used to call 911 for emergencies. In order to ensure that everyone who needs to contact emergency services has the opportunity to do so, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce also participates in the national program Secure the Call.Ž Any cellphone that is no longer in use can be donated to the not-for-pro“t Secure the CallŽ program. Receptacles for the phones are in every district of“ce. The old cellphones are refurbished; all of the existing data is removed and they are reformatted for use only as 911 emergency call devices. The refurbished phones come with chargers and instructions and do not require monthly service fees. Secure the CallŽ phones are available free of charge at any of the Sheriffs Of“ce district locations. Information on the national program can be found on their website, donates phones to C.A.R.E. for emergency calls PHOTO PROVIDEDKaren McElhaney, Executive Director for C.A.R.E., accepts cellphones from Sheri Bill Prummell. Provided by DAN MEARNSCHARLOTTE STATE BANK & TRUSTCharlotte State Bank & Trust again this year is accepting holiday donations to help brighten the season for area children in need. All six bank of“ces are collecting new toys, clothing and other wish listŽ items on behalf of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program and The Salvation Army. Those two prominent local charitable organizations will distribute the gifts in time for Christmas. Guardian ad Litem gift trees are on display at the following Charlotte State Bank & Trust locations: € Murdock of“ce, 1100 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte € North Port of“ce, 4300 Aidan Lane, North Port € Parkside of“ce, 3002 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte € Peachland of“ce, 24163 Peachland Blvd., Port Charlotte Salvation Army wish lists are at the following locations: € Charlotte Harbor of“ce, 23112 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor € Punta Gorda of“ce, 2331 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda The names and ages of area children in need are written on wish list cards. Customers and visitors to the bank are invited to select one or more of the cards, purchase appropriate gifts for the children, then return the unwrapped gifts and wish lists to the bank of“ce. The Guardian ad Litem gift drive concludes on Dec. 7, while The Salvation Army drive ends on Dec. 12. Bank lobbies are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.Bank to collect holiday gifts for kids COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSHaunted history tours scheduledThe popular Haunted History of Punta Gorda Walking Tour is a 2-mile, two-hour paranormal trip through historic Punta Gorda. Tour guide Evie Alexander shares 30+ historical references throughout the course of the tour. The Thanksgiving weekend schedule is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on today and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Cost is $29 for adults and $19 for kids under 17. Toddlers 3 and under in strollers are free. Reserve at www.sw”oridawalking or by phone at 941-276-6384.Still time to enter the paradeTheres still time to put a ”oat, decorated car or truck or your performing unit in the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerces 40th Annual Christmas Parade. The parade will step-off on Dec. 8 at noon from Charlotte High School, head north on Taylor and disband at the Event Center. Christmas through the Years is the theme of the parade. More than 60 businesses and organizations have already registered for this family-friendly event, and we have plenty of space for more! Decorate your car or truck and be sure to have a sign on it to promote your business. Grab your friends and sing and dance your way up Taylor Road. Enjoy some team building as you decorate a ”oat. Awards will be presented at the Chambers Dec. 9 Third Wednesday Coffee. To register, please call 941-6272222 or visit the newsroom at www. Fair and Awareness event plannedCharlotte Harbor Evenings Rotary Club is hosting a Craft Fair and Awareness Event on from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 1, under the pavilion at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda. There are a few covered spaces still available for interested crafters for $30, with an additional $10 for electrical. Money raised bene“ts the Tender Hearts Partnership, a local nonpro“t whose mission is to provide safe, fun, peer-based free events and activities for the intellectually challenged residents of our community. For vendor information, contact Suzanne van Drus at 941-662-7753.Christmas tea fundraiserThe Punta Gorda Womans Club will be hosting a fundraiser for its many charities at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Historical Womans Club Building, 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. The theme this year a special holiday tea. Jackie Pierce will perform a wonderful and heartwarming one woman show, of a heartwarming rendition of A Cup of Christmas Tea.Ž Join for tea and scones, wine and cheese, a light lunch, auctions and door prizes. Tickets contribution is $35 and tickets are limited. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Lynn at 941-639-5081. $$ SAVEMONEY$$Shop the Classifieds.