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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter
Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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John H. Perry
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Council approves

curtain purchase

Citywill pay
$33,589 for water
storage upgrades.
SIn its last meeting of the
year, the Lake City City
Council handled routine busi-
ness al 'ng with grappling with
the issue of when it should
meet .
Council had only one ordi-
nance on the agenda. It was to
approve the Florida
Retirement System for general
employees and council adopt-
ed it. Council also voted on
three resolutions including

a walk-on resolution to include
elected officers in the Florida
Retirement System. That reso-
lution and one to renew the
annual mutual aid agreement
between the Lake City Police
Department and neighboring
law enforcement agencies
passed without discussion.
But a resolution to spend
$33,589 to have two polyester
curtains installed in water stor-
age tanks on the west side of
the city did provoke feedback.
"Water comes in (the tank)," ^
said Lake City City Manager
Joe Cone. "It was coming in
and going right out the infill
and you had that stagnation
that was occurring in the tank
COUNCIL continued on 10A


Retail reign

TROY ROBERTS I Lake City Reporter
Members of the Columbia County Sheriffs Office attended a
seminar on animal cruelty last month. Certificates of completion
were passed out Mondaby Columbia County Sheriff Bill Gootee
(left) to deputies (from left) Randy Harrison, Jason DeBose, Chris
Brown and Cpl. Randy Dowling.

Deputies take stand
against animal cruelty

Five on county
force complete
ASPCA workshop.
Columbia County is taking
a stronger stance on animal
Four Columbia County
deputies and Columbia
County Sheriff Bill Gootee
recently completed a work-
shop sponsored by the
American Society for the
Voice: 755-544
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Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals (ASPCA).
Deputies Chris Brown,
Jason DeBose, Randy
Harrison and Cpl. Randy
Cowling traveled to St.
Petersburg last month with
Gootee to attend the eight-
hour workshop.
The workshop teaches offi-
cers about investigating
reports of animal cruelty or
neglect and what to look for
during these investigations.
'The ASPCA is the industry
DEPUTIES continued on 10A

Comics . .
Local & State

LINDSAY DOWNEY/ Lake City Reporter
Sales associate Heather Pritchard (right) rings up shopper Lindsey Bowles on Monday as she makes Christmas purchases at
J.C. Penney in the Lake City Mall.

Merchants report revenue increase

Weather couldn't keep
shoppers from boosting
sales in local stores.
Idowney@lakecityreporter. com
holiday shoppers away this
weekend, but many local
stores said sales were up
slightly from last year.
"It's been really busy," Goody's
assistant manager Gwen
DiGiammarino said. "It kind of slacked
off a little bit during the rain, but for the
most part, people were still out."
Goody's sold about $52,000 worth of
merchandise Saturday, which was
about $2,000 more than it sold on the
same day last year. DiGiammarino
expects this week to be even busier

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than last week.
"A lot of people probably did like I
did and paid their bills at the first of the
month," DiGiammarino said. "Now
their later checks are coming in and
they're doing Christmas shopping. I
know that's what I'll be doing
Goody's small, colorful pillows were
hot items last Christmas season and at
$4.99, they still are popular this year.
"The cushy pillows are going like
wildfire," DiGiammarino said. "Last
year, during the hurricanes, we sold a
lot of them with people traveling and
stuff. It's, I guess, just a quick stocking
stuffer or something to accent your
Shoppers should hurry if they want
to buy a winter coat for a lady on their
list. Goody's gets its shipment of coats
in October, but now that it's getting
cold, the store's supply of lady's jackets

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is running low.
Lowe's Home Improvement typically
is a popular store to buy Christmas
presents for men and this year is no
exception. The store is selling a lot of
tools and gift cards.
Lowe's operations manager Dave
Groh said the rain put a slight damper
on business this weekend, but the store
still made out well.
'The weather didn't help much,"
Groh said. "We were still a little busier
than last year."
Lowe's sales are up from last holiday
season in Lake City. Groh said Monday
was busier than normal, probably with
shoppers who didn't venture out during
the wet weekend.
Office Max also had a "steady"
weekend, with higher sales than last
year. The store usually is busiest in the
SHOP continued on 10A

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Family: Husband and
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Hobbies: Crafts and
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Favorite pastimes:
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your town?: "I've somewhat
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hard to say. I'd like a Sam's
Club here."
Who is your hero or
inspiration, and why?: "My
children. They inspire me to
do better, to do more and to
be a better person."

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Columbia High's career specialist retires



For the past 29 years, Ann
Foster has dedicated her
efforts as an educator to
making sure children had
skills for jobs and didn't
drop-out of school.
Today it's her turn to
Foster, who has been an
occupational specialist at
Columbia High School is
spending her last day at work
as her retirement becomes
official this afternoon.
Foster started as a student
worker while she was in high
school as an office helper in
1967, then she became a
teacher's aide, secretary to the
principal and later she became
an occupational specialist
Foster has been an educator
for 35 years and has been an
occupational specialist for
29 years.
"I was attracted to the
position because you get to
work with all the students,
rather than just one segment of
students," she said. "This way I
really get to work with
As an occupational special-
ist, Foster's job duties included
being responsible for the
school's career education
program, coordinator of the

TONY BRITT/Lake City Reporter
Columbia High School
occupational specialist, Ann
Foster, works with Laneasha
Harris Monday in the school
career office. Foster will retire
today after working at the
school for 35 years.
school's drop-out prevention
program and in charge of the
executive internship program
where students shadow
professionals at work.
"I think I'll miss my students
that were categorized as at-risk
the most the students that I
worked with in the drop-out
prevention," she said. "I'll miss
them the most because they
were the biggest challenge."
Foster said she has worked
with thousands of students as
the Columbia High School
occupational specialist and
the drop-out prevention

Columbia High School
principal, Joann Chamberlin,
said the school will miss Foster
and her efforts to improve the
"Mrs. Foster has been a
teacher/occupational special-
ist for many years and has
always been the strongest of
advocates for our young
people," Chamberlin said.
"With that, she has also been
instrumental in helping
Columbia High School to
encourage our graduation rate
and the opportunity of
thousands of dollar in scholar-
ships. We will miss Mrs. Foster
each and every day."
Norma Smith, has know
Foster since 1967 and worked
with her since 1973.
"Ann is a kind and caring
about the students and seeing
that they meet their needs and
goals and she brings in schol-
arships. in the thousands,"
Smith, said. "She's probably
brought in $1.5 million in
scholarships to our students
last year alone. She works hard
to make sure our. students
receive all the scholarships
they are eligible for."
, Smith said she will miss
working with Foster as a
professional and a friend.
"No one will ever exceed the
things she's done for Columbia
High School students over the

years," she said. "We've been
friends for a long time. We're
closer than most sisters and
we're not sisters."
Foster said in her retirement
she plans to spend lots of time
with her husband, Bill, who
retired in April, after working
with the U.S. Forest Service
for 35 years.
"When I would be off during
the summer, he was always out
west fighting wild fires, so we
never really got to take
vacations or do anything like
that together," she said. "So,
for the first time, we'll be able
to travel together and do
things together at the same
time that we'll both be off."
Foster and other members
of the school's staff who will be
retiring will be recognized at
the end of the school year, but
she has already received
several retirement gifts from
students and faculty
"I've been getting things all
day," she said Monday after-
noon. "The kids have been
coming by bringing me things
and I asked them not to do
that ... but they did anyway."

Deputy injured
in Sunday wreck
LIVE OAK A Suwannee
County Sheriff's Deputy was
struck by a SUV in Suwannee
County Sunday afternoon.
Deputy Thomas K Putnel,
37, of Live Oak, had stopped
his patrol car on U.S. 129 at
approximately 5:55 p.m. to
remove some debris from the
northbound lane of the road.
Solomon K Suggs, 45, of
Branford, was driving
northbound on U.S. 129 and
failed to see Putnel in the
road, striking him with the
front left side of his 2004
Honda SUV.
Putnel was transported to
Lake City Medical Center by
Suwannee County EMS and
was later taken to Shands at
the University of Florida in
Gainesville. Reports indicate
Putnel possibly suffered a
broken hip.
According to reports, there
was no lighting in the area of
the crash, and Putnel was not
carrying a flashlight or
wearing a reflective vest over
the dark colored deputy's
Alcohol is not believed to
have been a cause of the
crash, according to reports.

Local makes
GSU Dean's List
Lake City native Rebecca
D. Striebel a music
sequence senior at the
university was named to the
list for her academic
To be eligible for the Dean's
List, a student must have at
least a 3.5 grade point average
and carry a minimum of
12 credit hours during the

Agents net
$12.5 M of cocaine
enforcement agents seized
500 kilograms of cocaine
worth an estimated
$12.5 million in the largest
drug bust in Manatee County
Agents conducting
pre-dawn raids Friday made
13 arrests in 13 locations,
capping an 18-month
investigation. They also seized
$1 million in cash, believed to
be drug proceeds, and several
From staff and wire reports


Arrest Log
The following information was
provided by local law
enforcement agencies. The
following people have been
arrested but not convicted. All
people are presumed innocent
unless proven guilty.

Thursday, Dec. 15
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Deborah Cooks, 52,
homeless, warrant: felony petit
Friday, Dec. 16
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Steven Lang Feezel, 29,
no address given, warrant:
eight counts of driving with
license suspended or revoked,
failure to appear on charges of
no valid driver's license and two
counts of non-support.
Michael Patrick Wilson,
40, PO Box 1145, possession
of methamphetamine with intent
to sell, possession of ecstasy
with intent to sell, possession or
marijuana with intent to sell,
possession of oxycontin,
possession of drug

paraphernalia, warrant: failure
to appear on charges of DUI
and possession of less than
20 grams of marijuana and
failure to appear on charges of
driving with license suspended
or revoked.
Patricia Ann Cook, 39,
PO Box 222, Fort White,
possession of cocaine,
possession of drug
paraphernalia, providing false
name to a law enforcement
officer, violation of probation on
charges of petit theft and
possession of drug
Shad Daies, 34, 207 U.S.
Hwy 27 S, Fort White,
possession of cocaine.
Lake City
Police Department,
Wellington Pinder, 41,
594 Broadway #700, New
York, NY, disorderly conduct,
assault on a law enforcement
officer and aggravated assault
on a law enforcement officer.
Saturday, Dec. 17
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
M Kenneth Duane Jackson,
36, 1529 Pondtown Road,
Bainbridge, Ga., worthless

bank check and theft.
Barry Adam Ammons,
40, 2405 E. Duval St., warrant:
violation of probation on
charges of aggravated assault
with a motor vehicle.
Lake City
Police Department
James Douglas Johnson,
52, 788 NE Patterson St., four
counts of driving with a
suspended or revoked license,
possession of less than
20 grams of marijuana and
possession of drug
Monday, Dec. 19
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
Shelly Hamlin, 37, 523
Dunmore Way, warrant:
violation of. probatioD on,,. ,
charges of welfare fraud.

Fire EMS Calls
Saturday, Dec. 17
12:15 p.m., rescue assist,
Windall Road, two volunteer
units responded.
3:38 p.m., wreck, 1-75
northbound rest area, one
primary and two volunteer units

4:27 p.m., wreck, SR-247
and Cypress Lake Road, one
primary and one volunteer unit
4:52 p.m., wreck, 1-75
southbound mile marker 420,
one primary and two volunteer
uriits responded.
P 5:17 p.m., wreck, 1-75
southbound mile marker 414,
onre primary and two volunteer
units responded.
5:51 p.m., wreck, 1-75
southbound mile marker 425,
one primary and one volunteer
unit responded.
6:08 p.m., rescue assist,
Knights Inn at U.S. Hwy 90 at
1-75, two volunteer units
6:44 p.m., wreck, 1-75
southbound mile marker 426,
one primary and two Volunteer
units responded.
7:04 p.m., wreck, 1-10
westbound mile marker 298,
one primary and one volunteer
unit responded.
8:13 p.m., wreck, 1-10
eastbound mile marker 296,
one primary and two volunteer
units responded.
9:03 p.m., wreck, 1-75
southbound mile marker 424,

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one primary and one volunteer
unit responded.
11:36 p.m., wreck, 1-75
southbound mile marker 426,
one primary and one volunteer
unit responded.
Sunday, Dec. 18
2:10 a.m., rescue,
Concord Avenue, one volunteer
unit responded.
4:00 a.m., structure, Duval
Street, four primary units
11:38 a.m., rescue assist,
332 NW Ridgewood Drive, one
primary unit responded.
12:59 p.m., wreck, 1-75
northbound south of SR-47,
one primary and one volunteer
unit responded.
-M 5:50 p.m., wreck, ,:
H.eathrow Road, pneapri narny 1
and one volunteer unit
6:01 p.m., structure,
Kessler Road, two primary and

three volunteer units
8:58 p.m., rescue assist,
Covey Road, one volunteer unit
9:20 p.m., rescue assist,
Whitley Road, two volunteer
units responded.
10:29 p.m., rescue assist,
Sims Road, one primary unit
11:47 p.m., rescue assist,
Popeyes on Main Blvd., one
primary unit responded.
Monday, Dec. 19
8:29 a.m., rescue assist,
Randolph Street, one volunteer
unit responded.
9:17 a.m., rescue assist,
Pineview lot 33, one volunteer
Suit responded.
1:45 p.m., rescue assist,
Saturn Lane, two volunteer
units responded.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2005


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t didn't last long, but while it was
available, the trucked-in snow
dazzled the kids who tolerated the
weather to play in it.
Amid the drizzling rain, children and
adults visited the downtown area in
bustling numbers Saturday for Lake
City's snow day. The Downtown Action
Corporation spent approximately $4,000
for what was scheduled to be 40 tons of
man-made snow from a Gainesville ice
In a blocked off area of downtown,
children and adults got the chance -
albeit briefly to play in what soon
became white slush. It was a great
effort and treat for many youngsters in
North Florida.
The event also featured a petting zoo,
kiddie rides and other activities to keep
the children occupied and draw a nice
crowd to the downtown area on a prime
shopping day.
Despite the rain, it was a nice day
capped by a nice community effort to
bring something special to Columbia



Today is Tuesday, Dec. 20, the 354th
day of 2005. There are 11 days left in
the year.
E On Dec. 20, 1803, the Louisiana
Purchase was completed as ownership of
the territory was formally transferred from
France to the United States during cere-
monies in New Orleans.
In 1860, South Carolina became the
first state to secede from the Union.
; In 1864, Confederate forces evacuat-
ed Savannah, Ga as Union Gen. William
T. Sherman continued his "March to the
In 1879, Thomas A. Edison privately
demonstrated his incandescent light at
Menlo Park, N.J.
In 1945, the Office of Price
Administration announced the end of tire
rationing, effective Jan. 1, 1946.
In 1963, the Berlin Wall was opened
for the first time to West Berliners,.who
were allowed one-day visits, to relatives in
the Eastern sector for the holidays.
In 1968, author John Steinbeck died
in New York at age 66.
In 1976, Chicago Mayor Richard J.
Daley died at age 74.
In 1987, more than 3,000 people
were killed when a passenger ship, collid-
ed with the tanker Vector off Mindoro
In 1989, the United States launched
Operation Just Cause, sending troops into
Panama to topple Gen. Manuel Noriega.

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Red Hat ladies
prepare for mall Invasion
For those ladies who are
footloose and fancy free, come
join other Red/Pink Hatters for
some fellowship, fun, food,
laughter, shopping, games,
prizes and more.
This event is for anyone
looking for a RHS chapter to
join and for all Red Hat Ladies
at 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Jan. 5,
2006, Center Court.
The RHS meet the first
Thursday of each month. For
more information contact:
Princess Michelle Parker of the
Red Whiners' official Red Hat
Society Chapter #55905 at
(386) 758-1726.

Holliday retirement
party at Summers
Join in the retirement open
house for Arthur L. Holliday at
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today in the
main office of Summers
Elementary. Holliday is retiring
after 36'/2 years in education.

Columbia County science
fairs coming in January
Lake City Community
College will host the 2006
Columbia County Science Fair.
The annual fair will be
Jan. 18 and 19 in the Howard
Gym on LCCC campus.
Approximately 250 student
projects will be on display.
Judging will take place from
8 a.m.-3 p.m., Jan. 18. Open
house to the public will be from
3-6 p.m. Jan. 18. The awards
ceremony will be 6-7 p.m.
Jan. 19 for the elementary and
7:30-8:30 p.m. for the middle
and high school in the Alfonso
Levy Performing Arts Center.
Lake City Community
College will host the
2006 Regional Science and
Engineering Fair.
The annual fair will be
Feb. 22 and 23 in the Howard
Gym on the LCCC campus.
The Region comprises the
10 counties of Columbia, Union,
Suwannee, Bradford, Hamilton,
Lafayette, Baker, Gilchrist, Dixie
and Madison. Judging will take
place from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22.
Open house to the public will

be from 3-6 p.m., Feb. 22. The
awards ceremony will be
10 a.m., Feb. 23 in the Alfonso
Levy Performing Arts Center.

NARFE to host Christmas
program today
The National Active and
Retired Federal Employees
Association Chapter 1548 will
have its Christmas program at
11:30 a.m. today at Quail
Heights Country Club, 161
Quail Heights Terrace. All active
and retired federal employees
are invited to attend.
For more information, call
Jim Purvis at 752-8570, e-mail,, or Ralph
Hurst at 752-6593, or e-mail at

Theater to present
'A Christmas Carol'
The Spirit of Suwannee
Music Park is hosting a profes-
sional cast, and director who
will present "A Christmas Carol"
on Friday at the park's Music
Dinner will be served at
6 p.m., featuring prime rib.
Dinner and the show cost
$30. People who want to see
the show only, it starts at
7:30 p.m. and costs $15.
Children younger than six are
Tickets for the show are
available at the door, and
reservations for dinner are
needed. Call (800) 224-5656 for
reservations, or more

SVR Mission to offer
Christmas Day dinner
The Suwannee Valley
Rescue Mission will offer a
citywide Christmas Day dinner,
is scheduled for noon-2 p.m.
Dec. 25 at 127 NW Escambia
St., downtown at the Lad Soup
Kitchen. Everyone is invited.
Call 758-2217 for any additional

Volunteer Development
Board to meet in January
The Volunteer Development
Board of the Lake City
Community College Foundation
will meet at noon Jan. 10, 2006,
in the Lake City Community

College Foundation Board
Room, downtown Lake City. For
more information, contact Mike
Lee, executive director of the
LCCC foundation at 754-4392
or 754-4433.

LCCC executive board
to meet Jan. 17
The Executive Board of the
Lake City Community College
Foundation will meet at noon
Jan. 17, 2006, in the Lake City
Community College Foundation
Board Room, downtown Lake
City. For more information
contact Mike Lee, executive
director of the LCCC foundation
at 754-4392 or 754-4433.

Formal Christmas
Dance coming Thursday
On Thursday, a formal
Christmas dance will take place
from 6-9 p.m., at the Golden Age
Senior Recreation Center, locat-
ed at 480 SE Clements Place.
Refreshments will be served and
transportation is available. The
cost is $5 per person, or $8 per
couple. For more information, or
to make reservations, call 755-
0235, or 755-0264.

American Red Cross
to offer CPR classes
The following is a list of CPR
classes offered through the
American Red Cross. All classes
will begin at 6 p.m. unless other-
wise noted, and will take place at
264 NE Hernando Ave.
Today: Adult CPR:
6-9 p.m.
Thursday: Infant/Child
CPR: 6-9 p.m.
For more information, call the
American Red Cross North
Central Florida Chapter at

LCCC to closed
through Jan.2
All Lake City Community
College offices and facilities will
be closed through Jan. 2 for the
holiday season. Upon return, late
registration will be from
8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in Building 015
Jan. 3-5 and from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Jan. 6. All fees will be due at
3 p.m. at the end of each day.
For more information, contact
the Registrar's Office at

Christmas celebrations

Candlelight Christmas coming soon
Falling Creek Chapel will have it's annual "Candlelight" Christmas at
7 p.m. Dec. 24.The church is located at 1290 NW Falling Creek Road. For more
information, call 755-0580.

Christmas services coming soon
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will have two Christmas Eve services at
7 p.m. and I I p.m. Christmas morning service will be at I I a.m. The church is
located at 5056 SR 47, just I /2 miles south of 1-75.

The First Presbyterian Church invites the community to the following
Christmas Celebrations:
There will be a Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. where children act out the
story of Christ's birth, complete with music and costumes.At II p.m. the choir
will lead "Lessons and Carols" accompanied by handbells.
The Christmas Day service will be at 10:30 a.m. and will be a blended service
of Contemporary and Traditional.

Spirit of Christ ELCA Lutheran Church (formerly St Luke Lutheran)
will have its Candlelight Service at 8, p.m. Christmas Eve. All are welcome.
Christmas Day Service will be held on Dec. 25 at 10 a.m. Spirit of Christ is locat-
ed on U.S. 90 West, 1.5 miles from 1-75. For more information please call Pastor
James Bezaire at 752-3807.

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church invites all to attend "A
Service of Carols and Candles" at 7 p.m., Christmas Eve.This is to be the first
service held in the church's new multipurpose building. The church will hold a
single Christmas Day service at 10 a.m., Dec. 25. Wesley Memorial UMC is
located at 1272 SW McFarlane Ave, next to Summers School.

(386) 754-4205.

Purple Heart organization
to reopen chapter
The Military Order of the
Purple Heart will be reopening a
chapter in Lake City on
Dec. 20. A Military Order of the
Purple Heart is inviting all Purple
Heart recipients in Columbia and
surrounding counties to join an
organization chartered by
Congress, exclusively for
combat wounded veterans.
Military Order of the Purple
Heart is also inviting spouses of
Purple Heart recipients to join
the Ladies Auxiliary Unit. Contact
Gary L. LaFaso, Sr. at

(386) 497-4819 or John Henry
Douglas at (386) 755-3016 ext.

Bridge class coming,
early next year
Learn bridge or update your
bidding system by taking the
Modern Bidding Bridge Classes
every Wednesday for nine weeks
beginning from 10-11:30 a.m.
Jan. 4, 2006, at the Blanche
Hotel. Presented by John
Donovan, Certified ACBL
Instructor, tuition and room rental
is $91.25 plus textbook. For
enrollment, call Janet Harpster at
(386) 364-8063.

Pottery classes coming
to Stephen Foster
Monday nights working at the
potter's wheel in classes being
offered at Stephen Foster Folk
Culture Center State Park.
Classes begin Jan. 9 and
continue through Feb. 27.
The cost for the classes is
$125, plus $25 for materials,
which will be paid throughout the
class. For more information, call
Craft Square at 397-1920 or visit
the web site at


Mrs. Elaine Bowman Amy
Mrs. Elaine Bowman Amy, 81 died
Friday, December 16, 2005 at the(
North Florida Regional Medical
Center in Gainesville, FI after a
brief illness. She was a resident of
Blessed Hope Assisted Living Fa-
cility in Lake City, Fl. Before mov-
ing to Lake City, she was a long
time resident of Bradenton, Fl,
where she attended Bayshore Bap-
tist Church. She was born July 22,
1924 in Lake City, PA. She gradu-
ated in 1946 from the nursing
school at Sibley Memorial Hospital
in Washington, DC and had a long
career as an RN. She married Wil-
liam M. Amy on December 20,
1947. He preceded her in death in
She is survived by three children:
William T. Amy (Cindy) of Fort
White, Fl, Richard C. Amy (Anne)
of Atlanta, GA and Laura Amy
Pierce (Jim) of Haslett, MI, nine
grandchildren: Alison K. Rivers,
Jason E. Amy, Larissa R. Amy,
Marinda K. Amy, Alena M. Amy,
Rachael G. Conant, Eric R. Amy,
Kevin S. Tramege and Shawn E:
Bennett and on great grandson:
Zachary H.E. Bennett.

A memorial service was held on
Monday evening, December 19,
2005 at the First United Methodist
Church of Lake City with Dr. David
Paul officiating. Funeral services
will be conducted at 2:00 P.M.
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at
Burton Funeral Home in Girard, PA
with interment following at Girard
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests that memorial dona-
tions be made to Blessed Hope As-
sisted Living Facility, 1225 SW
Grandview Ave, Lake City, FI
32025 or the First United Methodist
Church, 973 S Marion Ave, Lake
City, FI 32025. Arrangements are
under the direction of the GATE-
AL HOME, 3596 South Hwy 441,
Lake City. 386-752-1954.

Mr. Harry R. Geiger
Mr. Harry R. Geiger, 77, of Lake
City, died early Sunday morning in
the Baya Pointe Nursing Home fol-
lowing an extended illness. Born in
Cogdale, Georgia, the son of the late
Henry & Mary Sears Geiger, Sr.,
Mr. Geiger had been a resident of
Columbia County most of his life.

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Though mentally handicapped, Mr.
Geiger was a general laborer and he
very much loved to fish in his spare
time. Mr. Geiger was a member
of the Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Mr. Geiger is survived by his broth-
er, James Geiger and numerous nie-
ces and nephews including his care-
givers, Sue & Robert Robertson of
Lake City.
Graveside funeral services for Mr.
Geiger will be conducted at 1:30
Wednesday afternoon, December
21, 2005; in the Scott Cemetery
(441 North). The family will re-
ceive friends from 5-7 Tuesday eve-
ning at the funeral home. Arrange-
ments are under the direction of the
ICES, 768 West Duval Street, Lake
City, Florida. (961-9500)

Mr. Roy Lamar Garbett Sr.
Mr. Roy Lamar Garbett Sr., 77, of
Lake City, died Saturday December
17, 2005 at Shands at Lake Shore
Hospital following an extended ill-
ness. A native of Boston, Ga., Mr.
Garbett has lived in Lake City since

1951, moving from Monticello, Fl.
He was of the Baptist Faith and was
a member of Pine Grove Baptist
Church. Mr. Garbett owned and op-
erated Garbett's Market, a local gro-
cery store in Lake City, for 21
He enjoyed both Fishing and Gar-
dening in his spare time. Mr. Gar-
bett was preceded in death by his
wife, Johnnielee Garbett, in 2003.
He is survived by, 3 sons, Jimmy
Garbett, Van Garbett, and Roy Gar-
bett Jr., all of Lake City, a daughter,
Margie Sparks, of Lake City, 2 sis-
ters, Reva Mitchell, of Moultrie,
Ga., and Miriam Wilden, of, Green-
ville, S.C., 6 grandchildren, 2 great-
grandchildren, and a host of nieces,
nephews, relatives, and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Garbett
will be conducted at 10:00AM
Wednesday December 21, 2005 in
the sanctuary of Pine Grove Baptist
Church with Rev. James Roberts of-
ficiating. Burial will follow at
2:00PM in the Evergreen Cemetery
in Dixie, Ga. The family will re-
ceive friends from 6-8PM Tuesday
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Mrs. Cora Bell Waldron
Mrs. Cora Bell Waldron, 84 of Lake
City died Friday afternoon, Decem-
ber 16, 2005 at Willowbrook Assist-
ed Living in Lake City. A native
and life long resident of Lake City,
Mrs. Waldron was the daughter of
the late Johnny Roe and Mamie All-
britton Thomas and the widow of
her late husband, Claude R. Wal-
dron. A graduate of Columbia High
School class of 1941, Mrs. Waldron
was employed with the Naval Ship
Yard in Jacksonville during World
War II and later retired from the Co-
lumbia County School Board with
thirty three years of service. In her
spare time she loved sports and
spending time with her family. She
was a member of the First Advent
Christian Church of Lake City and
preceded in death by one son and
daughter, Rodney Waldron and Car-
ol Rosenthal.
Mrs. Waldron is survived by one
son in law, Bob Rosenthal, one
daughter in law, Donna Waldron,
one brother, Barney Thomas all of

Lake City and two sisters, Hazel
Simmons, Lake City and Inez
Sumner, Jacksonville. Five grand-
children, Stacy Waldron, Aundrea
Reese (Tony), Ben Brack (Christy),
Lori Meeks (James) and Savannah
Waldron; and six great grandchil-
dren, Roderick Austin, Clinton
Adams, Logan Reese, Vailen Bry-
ant, Baron Brack and Anna Cate
Brack also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Waldron
will be conducted on Tuesday, De-
cember 20, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. at the
First Advent Christian Church of
Lake City with Rev. Larry Yeaton
officiating. Interment will follow at
Memorial Cemetery. Visitation
with the family will be from 5-7:00
P.M. Monday evening at the funeral
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The Columbia County Fair
recently won a second place
Agricultural Award of
Excellence from the
International Association of
Fairs and Expositions.
The fair won the award for
its 10th annual T-shirt
"We were very, very excit-
ed," Columbia County Fair
compost manager Linda
Dowling said.
Fourteen local business
sponsors pay to have about
300 T-shirts made, which fea-
ture a photo of the fair's first-
place livestock winner on the

front and the names of the
contest sponsors on the
"It (the T-shirts) goes to all
the kids and they wear them
the week of the fair,"
Dowling said.
A fair or expo can enter
any of the 14 Agriculture
Award categories, which are
divided into five divisions.
The awards are sponsored
by John Deere.
The Columbia County
Faiir's second-place award
was presented at the
Agricultural Awards
Breakfast during the 115th
annual IAFE Convention in
Las Vegas. The IAFE is a vol-
untary, non-profit

corporation that represents
more than 1,400 fairs around
the world.
Dowling said the T-shirt
contest is something unique
to the Columbia County Fair.
"It's not something that all
fairs do," she said. "It just
makes our overall fair better. It
brings fun for the community."
The fair has won awards in
the past, but this was the first
time its T-shirt contest was
The second and third place
winners of the contest won
gift certificates and tote
bags. First-place winner
Jordan Spires, who was fea-
tured on the T-shirts, could
not be reached at press time.

Columbia continues to mull flow

control ordinance amendment

White Springs to discuss

firefighting tuition agreement


Town Council of White
Springs will ring out the year
with a full agenda of old and
new business at its last meet-
ing at 7 p.m. today.
Several items of old and
new business- address
emergency situations.
That includes an item of
new business that is a plan to
request money from the state
legislature again this year to
fund a 7,000-square-foot
storm shelter. White Springs
Town ;Manager Robert
Townsend said the town cur-
rently has no hurricane
shelter for residents.
If a hurricane struck the
town while most of the coun-
cil was unavailable to meet
and declare a state of emer-
gency, an item of old busi-
ness addresses the need to
allow an individual to act in

the face of disaster.
Among the draft items
under consideration is one
that would designate individ-
uals who could declare a
state of emergency in case
the full council was not avail-
able. Under the town's char-
ter, a state of emergency only
can be declared by the Town
Council said Joe Subic,
White Springs police chief.
"Because of disasters -
hurricanes or anything else
- it was recommended you
have some kind of contin-
gency plan if not all the coun-
cil is available, so you can
declare a state of emergency
Subi said."
Another draft resolution
explores the possibility of
user fees for public safety
services, with fees billed to
insurance companies,
Townsend said.
"It gets rather expensive
when you take up men,
money and equipment .for

hours. One (truck rollover)
took two days to clean up,"
Townsend said.
Other old business
includes an agreement for
firefighters that the town
would pay to send for fire-
fighter class-one certifica-
The town is considering a
fire department tuition agree-
ment for the $2,000 it costs to
send some of its volunteer fire-
fighters to school to earn class-
one designation. Since certifi-
cation qualifies a firefighter to
work at any fire department in
the state, the town is consider-
ing an agreement requiring an
individual to continue as a vol-
unteer firefighter in White
Springs for two years in
exchange for the training,
Townsend said.
"We hope to get three of our
volunteers certified to meet
state standards and that is a
big plus for a volunteer fire
department," Townsend said.


Columbia County officials
continue to look at making
modifications and amendments
to the county flow control
Last week county commis-
sioners decided to table their
final decision on amending the
county flow ordinance, which
addresses toie disposal of septic
waste generated in the county,
after Mark Lander, Columbia
County Environmental Health,
Director, explained state regu-
lations would then become law
and may not represent the
county's best interest.
"I would like the county to
look at the state regulations for
the land application of treated
septage, the combination of
the solids, semi-solids and liq-
uids in the septic," he said. "We
want to make sure the state
regulations adequately
address all of our county
Lander said if and when the
flow control ordinance' is gune,
it i.will. be the county

environmental health depart-
ment's responsibility to moni-
tor and regulate sludge dispos-
al sites for septic tanks in
Columbia County.
He said several counties
allow the land application
method, but in 1991, a county
ordinance was created where
treated sewage generated in
the county had to be disposed
of at the city sewage treatment
"After 1991, all sewage taken
from septic tanks was required
to be disposed of at the city
sewage treatment facility,"
Lander said. "Once the ordi-
nance is amended, we will be
left with the state code, and we
could go back to the land
application of treated sewage."
County officials are evaluat-
ing the ordinance because of.
planned changes at the city
sewage facility.
The city has informed con-
tractors that it will increase the
cost of dumping at the sewage
treatment plant from 4 cents
per-gallon to 12.7 cents
"With our current county

ordinance, this is what is
required for anybody who
pumps out materials from
septic systems within our coun-
ty," Lander said, as he noted
the city will not charge the
higher rate for six months
before going to its new price
schedule. "We're trying to have
something in place before city
fees become effective. That
way, we'll have some other
Lander said with the city
going up in fees and the county
talking of removing the flow
control ordinance, the county
needs to address its needs
"One reason we are asking
for them to delay removing
flow control from the ordi-
nance is that the state land
application code for sewage is
written for the entire state," he
said. "We may have areas in
our county that are not ade-
quately addressed by this state
code and we want to ensure
public health and environmen-
tal protection before we allow
larid-spreading (of sewage) to

COUNCIL: Votes not to pay Thigpen

Continued From Page 1A

and it was causing
contamination problems and
consequently we had to issue
all those notices. So this will
stop that, it will force the water
to circulate."
Council members discussed
whether the problem could
have been anticipated and in

the end approved the purchase.
In other business, the coun-
cil discussed whether to pay
Jacksonville-based Thigpen
Heating and Cooling for instal-
lation of the heating and cool-
ing system at the Public Safety
Building that has never worked

SHOP: People out in force

Continued From Page 1A
evenings and on the weekends
during December, but this
year Office Max is seeing an
increased number of weekday
'The weekdays are actually
busier for us (than the week-
ends)," manager Denise
Deckard said, adding that the
store sees a lot of traffic from
about 2 p.m. until close.
"Everyone's out shopping in
full force."
And because electronic items
are so popular this holiday sea-
son, Office Max is selling out of
some digital cameras and print-
er and camera bundles.
Shoppers are buying whatever
tech gadgets they can get their
hands on, Deckard said.
"Now it's to the point, 'just
give me whatever you have,'"
she said.
Belk also has sold a lot of
"We've run low on some elec-
tronic items but they've done
well replenishing us," store
manager Tina Ammons said.
"We've sold a lot of home prod-
ucts, home decor. We're trend-
ing well with last year."
Belk had extended store
hours through the weekend,
which Ammons said helped
"We had a good Sunday," she
said, adding that Belk also will
be open extra hours this week.
J.C. Penney sales support
manager Kimberly Hermanson
said her store's sales are up for
the weekend and for the month
of December.

"We have a very busy
Christmas Eve, but as far as the
weekend goes, this last' one
(was the busiest)," she said.
J.C. Penney's bath and body
gift sets are big sellers this year,
along with games, such as pin
ball machines and table-top soc-
cer, Hermanson said.
Lake Butler resident Connie
Davis, 55, always does her
Christmas shopping in Lake
City. She accompanied her
friend to J.C. Penney on
Monday, but finished her
Christmas 'shopping Saturday.
Davis said store lines are
always long this time of the
"Even with it wet and raining
Saturday, it has been too busy,"
she said.

Council voted not to pay until
after Thigpen had the heating
and cooling system working

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expert on handling
cruelty cases and th
great opportunity
agency to learn mor
the intricacies of
cases," Gootee said.
are not easy cases to
gate, but very ne
especially in are
Columbia County wl
have so much rural
The Sheriff's Of:
responded to more t
calls since Januar
Gootee took office.
While the Sheriff
is called often to c
small animal cases,
dogs, a majority of t
plaints received are l
mal concerns, in
horses and cattle.

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animal agency, we have not ,had
[is was a much training on these cases
for our and unless a deputy is famil-
re about iar with cattle or horses and
f these their specific needs, he or
. 'These she may not be able to inves-
o investi- tigate properly," Gootee said.
cessary, "This class is the first step to
as like correcting that agency weak-
here you ness."
land and Gootee said horses are a
popular animal in the county,
fice has" but many ptpephl are ungilW'dff
than 600 the things a horse needs and
y, when should educate themselves:
He also noted the Sheriff's
s Office Office is not trying to replace
heck on the animal shelter.
such as "It is important for the
:he com- public to understand that we
arge ani- are not trying to take the
including place of the animal shelter,"
Gootee said. "They do a
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Members of the 2005-06 Lake City Middle School boys basketball team are (front row,
from left): manager Wayne Wilson, Jamantye Thompson, Kellan Graham, Dexter Dye,
Wes Osterhoudt, Jermaine Johnson, Quantez Wilson and manager Curtis Myers. Back
o,' (rr':n left are- CoaCh ,,lliam Highland, Bernard McNeal, Chris Dickey, Marquis
Morgan, lan Benjamin, Tyler Johns, Jordan Kirby, Peyton Cleveland, Troy Pertee and
assistant coach Fletcher Kirby. Not pictured is David Riveros.

MARIO SARMENTO/Lake City Reporter
Members of the 2005-06 Richardson Middle School boys basketball team are
(front row, from left): Jordan Talley, Nigel Atkinson, Deonte'Dunning, Nate
Williams, Ben Bell and Selh.Peteron Back row (from left) are: Coach Joey
O'Neal, Xavier Amerson, Jaron Wilson, Alex Jones, Tad Anderson and Tiger

Lake City, Richardson Middle Schools battle on the court

Falcons stay perfect;
Lady Wolves take down
Lake City Middle girls.
A double dip of basketball resulted
in a split decision for the Lake City
Middle School and Richardson Middle
School teams on Monday.
The LCMS boys entered their game
against RMS undefeated, and they
stayed that way with a 52-27 victory.
But the Lady Falcons were over-
whelmed by the Lady Wolves in the
early game, 46-22. .
Lake City Middle's boys team won
on the strength of a stifling defense
and an up-tempo offense that scored
29 second-half points to improve to 9-0

on the season.
"We're a running team and we per-
formed good," LCMS coach William
Highland said. "Everything on both
ends was good. You can't have it much
better than that."
Jordan Kirby and Dexter Dye led
this run-and-gun mentality with 12 and
11 points, respectively. Marquis
Morgan pumped in nine, Ian Benjamin
scored eight, Chris Dickey added six,
Kellan Graham scored three,
Jermaine Johnson scored two and
Tyler Johns scored one.
For Richardson, Tiger Powell led
with 11, Jordan Talley and Tad
Anderson scored five each, and Ben
Bell, Seth Peterson 'and Alex Jones
each added two.
The game also settled a score that
has haunted Highland, as the Wolves
have kept LCMS from winning the

conference championship the last
three years.
But, as he put it after Monday's
game, "Right now, nobody's standing
in our way."
In their previous game against Lake
Asbury Middle on Dec. 15, the
Falcons ran to a 64-44 victory.
Morgan scored 28, Dye added 13,
Kirby eight, Benjamin six, Johns, four,
Peyton Cleveland and Dickey scored two
each and Quantez Wilson scored one.
In the girls game, point guard
Sharmayne Edwards controlled the
tempo with 21 points, and Katrina
Goodbread added 11, Shakneaia
Fulton scored 10 and Da'Brea Hill
pumped in five points.
'This is the first year that I've got
five or six girls who can really play
basketball," Lady Wolves coach Sue
Ebert said. "I've got a point guard who

is unbelievable."
Edwards said there was a lot of hype
before the game, and she was happy.
with the team effort.
"I felt good, we had everybody
working together," she said.
The Lady Wolves improved to 6-1,
with their only loss being a four-point
decision against Fernandina Beach.
Vikie Hill led LCMS with 10 points,
Shaniqua Henry added nine, and
Shaiwong Whittaker scored three.
In its previous two games,
Richardson defeated Baker County
Middle 32-15 and Callahan Middle
28-18. Edwards scored 18 against
Baker and 15 against Callahan, and
Goodbread added 10 against Callahan
and six against Baker. Elisea Ray
scored two against Baker and Jalisa
Bradley added three. Briya McGuire
scored two against Callahan.


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8 p.m.
ESPN New Orleans Bowl, Southern
Miss. vs.Arkansas St., at Lafayette, La.
8 p.m.
OLN Colorado at Nashville


NFL standings


x-New England



San Diego
Kansas City

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7 7
4 10
3 11
13 I
10, 4
4 10
2 12
II 3
9 5
5 9
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.500 266 281
.286 208 310
.214 189 298

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.714 283 236
.286 276 357
.143 223 373

Pct PF
.786 391
.643 313
.357 212
.308 171

Pct PF
.786 350
.643 404
.571 346
.286 266


N.Y. Giants

Tampa Bay
New Orleans

Green Bay

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6 8 0
10 4 0
9 5 0
8 6 0
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8 6 0
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.571 293
.571 291
.429 269

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..643 246 237
.571 316 270
214 210 358

.714 226 151
.571 249 304
.286 220 298
.231 255 255

x-Seattle 12 2 0 .857 407 235
St. Louis 5 9 0 .357 323 395
Arizona 4 10 0 .286 271 349
San Francisco 2 12 0 .143 195 391
x-clinched division
y-clinched playoff spot
Saturday's Games
New England 28,Tampa Bay 0
N.Y. Giants 27, Kanss City 17
Denver 28, Buffalo1.7 ..
Surday's Games
Miami24, N.Y.Jets 20
Houston 30,Arizona 19
Seattle 28,Tennessee 24
San Diego 26, Indianapolis 17
Philadelphia 17, St. Louis 16
Carolina 27, New Orleans 10
Jacksonville 10, San Francisco 9
Pittsburgh 18, Minnesota 3
Cincinnati 41, Detroit 17
Cleveland 9, Oakland 7
Washington 35, Dallas 7
Chicago 16,Atlanta 3
Monday's Game
Green Bay at Baltimore (n)
Saturday, Dec. 24
Tennessee at Miami, I p.m.
Detroit vs. New Orleans at San Antonio,
I p.m.
N.Y. Giants atWashington, I p.m.
Buffalo at Cincinnati, I p.m.
Dallas at Carolina, I p.m.
Jacksonville at Houston, I p.m.
San Francisco at St. Louis, I p.m.
San Diego at Kansas City, I p.m.
Atlanta at Tampa Bay, I p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cleveland, I p.m.
Philadelphia atArizona, 4:05 p.m.
Indianapolis at Seattle, 4:15 p.m.
Oakland at Denver, 4:15 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 25
Chicago at Green Bay, 5 p.m.
Minnesota at Baltimore, 8:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 26
New England at N.Y.Jets,9 p.m.

College bowl games

New Orleans Bowl
At Lafayette, La.
Arkansas State (6-5) vs. Southern Miss
(6-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
UTEP (8-3) vs.Toledo (8-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Las Vegas Bowl
BYU (6-5) vs. California (7-4), 8 p.m.
Poinsettia Bowl
At San Diego
Colorado State (6-5) vs. Navy (7-4), 10:30
p.m. (ESPN2)
Fort Worth (Texas) Bowl
Houston (6-5) vs. Kansas (6-5), 8 p.m.
Hawaii Bowl
At Honolulu
Payout $750,000
UCF (8-4) vs. Nevada (8-3), 8:30 p.m.


NBA standings

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Atlantic Division
W L Pct
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jersey II 12 .478
1 10 14 .417
ork 6 17 .261
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Southeast Division
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Jo 9 13 .409
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Central Division
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it 18 3 .857
a 14 8 .636
and 13 9 .591
ukee 13 9 .591
go 12 II .522
'Southwest Division
W L Pct
ntonio 19 5 .792
18 6 .750
his 14 8 .636
Orleans II 13 .458

Houston 10 13 .435 8a
Northwest Division
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Minnesota 12 10 .545 -
Denver 12 13 .480 102
Utah '11 13 .458 2
Seattle 10 12 .455 2
Portland 7 16 .304 5/
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
LA Clippers 15 8 .652 -
Phoenix 14 9 .609 I
Golden State 14 II .560 2
L.A. Lakers 13 II .542 2/2
Sacramento 10 15 .400 6
Sunday's Games
Philadelphia 107,Toronto 80
Atlanta 110, Denver 107, OT
New Jersey 118, Golden State 90
New Orleans 89, San Antonio 76
Dallas 102, Minnesota 95
Portland 97,Washington 92
Houston 76, LA. Lakers 74
Monday's Games
(Late Games Not Included)
Toronto 92, Orlando 90
Boston 109, Golden State 98
Charlotte 106, Sacramento 103, OT
Detroit at Memphis (n)
Washington at Seattle (n)
Today's Games
Utah at Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Portland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
LA. Clippers at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
San Antonio at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Charlotte at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Seattle at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Dallas at LA.. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

AP Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press'
men's college basketball poll, with first-place
votes in parentheses, records through Dec.
18, total points based on 25 points for a first-
.place vote through one point for a 25th-place
vote and last week's ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
I. Duke (66) 10-0 1,793 I
2. Connecticut (5) 8-0 1,728 2
3.Villanova (1) 7-0 1,662 3
4. Memphis 8-1 1,520 5
5. Florida 10-0 1,414 7
6. Illinois I 1-0 1,363 9
7. Oklahoma 6-1 1,310 8
8. Gonzaga 7-2 1,296 10
9.Washington 9-0 1,263 II
10. Michigan St. 9-2 1,125 12
I. Louisyille,. 6-1 I 1,0Q1 4
12. UCLA 8-1 960 14
13. George Washington 8-0 914 15
14. Boston College 7-2 785 13
1 5.Texas 8-2 689 6
16. Maryland 7-2 608 17
17. North Carolina 6-1 549 19
18. Indiana 5-2 521 18
19. Kentucky 7-3 469 23
20. Nevada 7-1 391 20
21. N.C. State 8-1 384 21
22. Wake Forest 8-2 285 16
23.Tennessee 6-0 281 -
24. Ohio St. 7-0 257 -
25. Iowa 8-3 154 22
Others receiving votes: Arizona 152,
Wisconsin 121, Pittsburgh 88, Bucknell 58,
Syracuse 47, West Virginia 43, Clemson 42,
Indiana St. 26, Houston 24, Michigan 15, lona
13, N. Iowa II, Cincinnati 10, Alabama 5,
Buffalo 5, LSU 5, Vanderbilt 4, Arkansas 3,
Colorado 2, Old Dominion 2, Montana I,
South Alabama 1.

Top 25 schedule

Monday's Games
No. 8 Gonzaga 75, Eastern Washington 65
No. 18 Indiana at Charlotte (n)

Today's Games
No. 4 Memphis vs. Louisiana Tech, 8 p.m.
No. 11 Louisville vs. Middle Tennessee, 7
No. 25 Iowa vs. Drake, 8 p.m.
Wednesday's Games
No. I Duke vs. St. John's, 6 p.m.
No. 6 Illinois vs. Missouri at the Savvis
Center, St. Louis, 8 p.m.
No. 10 Michigan State atWisconsin-Green
Bay, 8 p.m.
No. II Louisville vs. College of Charleston
or Florida Atlantic, 5:30 or 8 p.m.
No. 12 UCLA vs.Wagner, 10:30 p.m.
No. 17 North Carolina at Southern
California, 10:30 p.m.
No. 20 Nevada vs. Georgia, 10 p.m.
Thursday's Games
No. 3 Villanova vs. La Salle, 7:30 p.m.
No. 5 Florida at Miami, 7 p.m.
No. 7 Oklahoma vs. West Virginia at The
Ford Center, Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m.
No. 8 Gonzaga at Saint Louis, 8:30 p.m.
No. 14 Boston College vs. Harvard at
Boston College, 7 p.m.
No. 15 Texas vs. Texas State, 8 p.m.
No. 21 N.C. State at Alabama, 9 p.m.
No. 22 Wake Forest at Richmond, 7
No. 23 Tennessee vs. Oklahoma St. at The
Ford Center, Oklahoma City, 6 p.m.
No. 25 Iowa vs. Robert Morris, 8 p.m.

College scores

Boston College 80,Texas Southern 53
Connecticut 86, New Hampshire 44
La Salle 107, Cent. Connecticut St. 106,
Monmouth, N.J. 73, Sacred Heart 64
Navy 106,Washington, Md. 80
Northwestern 44, Seton Hall 42
Penn St. 88, St. Francis, Pa. 74
St. Francis, NY 55, Hartford 45
Syracuse 90, Davidson 80
Yale 71, Hampton 52
Auburn 73,Temple 42
Duke 104,Valparaiso 77
Florida 101, Jacksonville 58
Middle Tennessee 92, Freed-Hardeman
N.C. State 81, Miami 69
W. Carolina 83,The Citadel 57
Winthrop 70, East Carolina 48
Creighton 6S1, Xavier 59
Illinois 61, Coppin St. 42 -
Manhattan 76, N. Dakota St. 62
Michigan St. 85, Fla. International 58
Missouri 72, Furman 63
Notre Dame 65, IPFW 63 .
S. Illinois 64, Cent. Michigan 54 -
W. Illinois 99, ll.-Springfield 89, OT r "
Oklahoma St. 97, Mercer'61:
TCU 70,Ark.-Pine Bluff 53
Southern Cal 76,Alcorn St. 53
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UC Davis 69, SE Louisiana 64, OT


NHL scores

Sunday's Games
Colorado 2, N.Y. Rangers I
Florida 3,Washington 2
Dallas 5, Chicago 3
Anaheim 5, San Jose 4
Monday's Games
(Late Games Not Included)
Buffalo 2, Philadelphia I, SO
Toronto 9, N.Y. Islanders 6
Dallas at Minnesota (n)
Calgary at Edmonton (n)'
Los Angeles at Vancouver (n)
Today's Games
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.
Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado at Nashville, 8 p.m.
St. Louis at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

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Fort White students recognized by

National Merit Scholar program


Brittany Kemp
Name: Brittany Kemp
School: Columbia City
Parents: Jerry and
Marcie Kemp
Age: 11
Grade: 5
Principal: Lana Boone

Clubs and/or
organizations, both in and
out of school, to which
you belong: Chorus,
recorder ensemble,
children's choir at church,
member of Gateway Baptist
Church Awana member.

What would you like to
do when you complete
your education? Go to
exciting places like Disney
World and Wild Adventures.

Achievements: A/B honor
roll, second year of chorus
and recorder ensemble.
Member of 2005 honors
choir in Columbiy County,
and picked for the 2006
elementary all-state chorus.

What do you like best
about school? Recess so I
can visit with my friends. I
love my teacher, Mrs.
Benson, my music teacher
Mrs. Hinkle, and my
principal Mrs. Boone.

Teachers comments
about student: Brittany is
such a talented student and
the first Columbia County
student to sing in the
elementary all-state chorus.
I'm sure we'll be buying her
CD's in a few years. She's
also as sweet as she sings.

Principal's comments
concerning student:
Brittany is a wonderful
student who is bursting with
personality and talent. I look
forward to seeing what the
future has in store for her.

Student's comment on
being selected for
"Student Focus": I feel
very honored for being
selected to represent our


Spelling Bee
Eastside Elementary's Spelling Bee was on Dec. 6. Dayaneruh
Rose (front left) was the winner,'with Ariel Pinnick (front right) as
runner up. Dayaneruh Rose will represent Eastside at the County
Spelling Bee in January. Eastside was very fortunate to have
'Cruisin' Chris Williams (back right) and Scott Burn (back left) from
Power Country Radio Station 102 as the moderators for the
Spelling Bee. We certainly appreciate them taking time to be with
our fifth-grade students.


FWHS Semester Exams

Five Points Elementary -
School Advisory Council (SAC)
meeting, 2:30 p.m.

Summers Elementary -

Winter Skate Palace, 6-9 p.m.

Melrose Park Elementary
- Crescendos in music room,
1:50 p.m.
School closed Dec. 21-
Jan. 5

Fort White High School has
graduated five classes, the
school continues to celebrate
first-time accomplishments.
Ashley Waddington and
Brian Bunn were recently rec-
ognized as the school's first
National Merit Scholarship
Program Commended
Waddington and Bunn
received the honor because of
their high scores on prelimi-
nary scholastic aptitude tests.
Their high Selection Index
placed them among the top
50,000 of more than one mil-
lion students who entered the
2006 National Merit Program
by taking the 2004 PSAT.
There were 34,000
Commended Students nation-
wide through the program
who have shown exceptional
academic promise, but whose

Fort White
Teresa Norris' third-grade
class has been reading
proverbs and fables. in small
groups the pupils rewrote a
fable as a play and presented it
for their .classmates enjoyment.
Congratulations to Fort
White Elementary science fair
winners. Second grade winners
are; first place Zofia Pierce;
second place Nathan Thomas;
and third place Cameron
Certain. Third grade winners
are; first place Joshua
Compton; second place Ashley
Blackwell; and third place
Shelbi Fennell. Fourth grade
winners are first place, Shane
Padgett; second place, Tyler
Parker; and third place, Casey
Touchton. Fifth grade winners
are first place Emily Milton;
second place Shannon
Johnson; and third place
Steven McMahon. These
pupils will represent our school
at the County Science Fair in
January with Judi Johnson,
sponsor. We are very proud of

Melrose Park
The kindergartners at
Melrose Park are celebrating
the holiday season. They have
been reading the "Polar
Express" and will be watching
the movie. Santa will also be
visiting each classroom to see
what each student has been
wishing for.
Pupils at Melrose Park
who took the FCAT test in 2005
and scored levels four and five
were rewarded with a limousine
ride to Ruby Tuesdays. These
students were Caille Griffin;
Shavonta Holloway; Jasmine
Horton; Lauren Shaw; Brandon
Baker; Kali Frisina-Deyo;
Hunter Lord; Eric Brock; Cyrena
Spagnola; Brenda Waters;
Danielle Wooley; Whitney Law;
Taylor Hunter; Jake Poole;
Travis Czaban; Aleena Fields;
Lindsey Bradley; Brandon
Crews; Levi Harkey; Pashen
Williams; Jennifer Johns;
Ashleigh Johnson; Joshua
Williamson; Blair Yorke;
Savannah Wheeler; Jesse
Stokes; Kyle Lewamdowski;
Kaitlin Fowler; Trey
Simmons-Clayton; April Seay;
Kennady Williams; Bryan
Mitchell; Savannah O'Quinn;
Jasmine Davis; Lauren Jones;
Tarnessia Phillips; Hannah
Robers; Terrance Whitfield;
Rudy Pachas; Matthew Gunter;
and Danielle Lamon. Our
chaperones for this special
occasion were; Donna
McAdams; Jennie Lord;
Laurece Poole; Martha Johns;

scores are slightly below
those required to for
semifinalist standing.
"I'm extremely proud of
both of them," said Fort
White High School principal
Keith Hatcher. "Both of them
have a great deal that they've
already accomplished and I'm
looking for a lot of new excit-
ing things once they gradu-
ate. I'm just proud of both of
Waddington, the daughter
of Kirk and Donna
Waddington, said she learned
of the accomplishment a few
months ago, but she wanted
to be recognized at a higher
"I only made it one step out
of the competition. I would
have liked to have gone
further," said the 17-year-old.
Waddington, a Fort White
High School senior, says she
plans to be the valedictorian
of her class and when she
graduates and she'll graduate

and Susie Waldron.

Middle School
The Richardson Middle
School Christmas Variety Show
will be on Dec. 20 during sixth
period. All teachers and staff
members will perform live in
front of the student body. This
will be fun for our students and
staff too.
Mr. Chosier's science
pupils recently finished a drug
unit furnished by Jan Osborne
of Project Catch called "Too
Good for Drugs." Mrs. Olmsted
taught a mini-course in human
growth and development. His
pupils began a new self-tutorial
science computer program
called Orchard in the Merit Lab.
Based on a pretest, skills will
be taught on deficient
knowledge. On the classroom
computer one pupil per period
each day will begin the unit on
cells and tissues followed by
classification of living things.
This is in preparation of the
science FCAT.
All sixth grade pupils at
Richardson will begin the new
semester with Modern Red
School House Institute's pilot
unit on plate tectonics. Their
end product assessment will be
a world map showing crustal
plates, their direction of
movement, and location of
geological events.
Pupils meeting their first
semester reading goal for
Accelerated Reading were
invited to a goal party. Kathy
Byrd, media specialist, and
Pamela Hartopp, para
professional, organized the
goal parties where 92 pupils
'attended and played BINGO for
Books. Pupils who were
BINGO winners received a
book of their choice and a "Big
Prize Bag" filled with treats.
Every child attending received
a "goodie bag" filled with
special treats. The following
classes had the most pupils
reaching their reading goal;
Mrs. Douglas, first grade; Mrs.
Hudson, second grade; Ms.
Cox, and Ms. Bedenbaugh tied
in third grade; Ms. Mathis in
fourth grade, and Mrs. Ward in
fifth grade.
The chorus, under the
direction of Ms. Stephanie
'Malone, performed their annual
Christmas Program on
Dec. 8. They did a wonderful
job. Ashlyn Estevez, Jessie
Thomas, and Sydney Morse
were featured soloist for one of
the selections. The turn out by
parents and friends was terrific.
Thanks to all that came and
enjoyed the beautiful music.

Fort White High School principal Keith Hatcher gives Ashley
Waddington a certificate for being named a National Merit Scholar
Program commended student.

with her. Associates of Arts
degree from college within
the next few months. She said
it would have been nice to
include being a National
Merit Scholar on her records.

"It would have been nice,
but this is OK," she said. "It's
exciting to be the first in my
family to receive this award.
My family is always proud of



Livestock program
Patsy Shirey, expanded the Lake City Christian Academys
curriculum with the addition of their new vocational livestock
program. The livestock program began the first of October with the
donation of two newborn dairy calves. The students have learned
the care and feeding of newborn calves, which were bottle fed
twice a day in the beginning. The dairy that donated the calves,
provided the expertise and guidance we needed to raise these


Christmas party
On the afternoon of Dec. 15 two of our student council members
Ben Anderson (student body president) and Julia DeLaney
(freshman class secretary) hosted a Christmas party for the
children of staff members here at Fort White High School.
principle Kieth Hatcher made a surprise appearance to pass out

presents to everyone.
Columbia City
Congratulations to our
teacher of the year, Becky
Brown who teaches kinder-
garten and our school related
employee, Joy Kelsey who is
remedial paraprofessional.
Also we would like to
congratulate our adult
volunteer, Sue Roach and our
senior adult volunteer,

Imogene Miller.
'Tis the season for giving
and sharing. Columbia City
Elementary had a quarter drive
to purchase food baskets for
several of their needy families
at Christmas. More than
$580 was collected and they
were able to purchase 18 food
baskets. Several classes
brought in gifts for the Dream
Machine and fourth grade
collected personal items for
the VA.vets.

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TODAY IN SCHOOLS Eastside students go on Christmas journey, 6A. TODAY IN SPORTS CHS graduate voted SEC All-Freshman, 6B. CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 139, No. 230 Lake City Reporter TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 61 29 Mostly Sunny, 2A TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Schools . . . . . . . . 6A Obituaries . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B Last-minute shoppers take mall by storm By TONY BRITT Parking spaces were filled, foot traf fic was heavy and the Lake City Mall was one of the busiest place in town Monday as last minute shoppers tried to find the perfect gift while they raced against the Christmas shopping clock. Lonnie Bucchi and his nine-year-old son, Hayden, had a plan for their lastminute shopping. They knew what they wanted, grabbed it, paid and got out of the store in less that five minutes. We ended up in the mall because he wanted some model paint, the elder Bucchi said. It was pretty easy today. We only needed one gift were done. It was good to be out shopping with all the people in the mall, Hayden added. There were lots of people looking around buying stuff. Belk store man ager Jason Zink said there has been lots of last minute shop pers who are shop ping for any kind of electric product par ticularly radios, headphones and cook ware. He said fashion jewelry is also a popular last minute gift idea. The items are popular for the last minute shoppers because theyre an easy pick-up gift, Zink said. Belk is also attracting last minute shoppers with Christmas discounts. We have several Bonus Buys and Door Busters that will be going on all the way through Christmas, Zink said. We also have a $10 off a $50 purchase coupon, too. Heather Holton was in the mall at Belk with her mother, Brenda Amberson, getting a facial. We ended up in the mall two days before Christmas because my mother is buying me my Christmas present, she said. Holton and Amberson arrived at the mall around 9:30 a.m. and were still shopping around 12:30 p.m. The experience has been wonderful because we got here early, Amberson TONY BRITT /Lake City Reporter Linda Branan (left) and Megan Tatem look over Mariana Jewelry at Wards Jewelry and Gifts. Owner George Ward said Mariana Jewelry has been a popular lastminute gift item this year. Merchants: Numbers on the rise as clock ticks down to Christmas. By AMANDA WILLIAMSON awilliam] UNION COUNTY Over and over again, Heather and Don Neilson think about how their animals must have felt as a fire spread throughout their home last week. Now, theyve decided despite the holiday season the loss of their pets and their home is the hardest battle theyve ever had to endure. Heather Neilson learned from a friend shortly after 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, that her house was on fire. She quickly left her job in Lake City at Pizza Boy to drive the approximately 30 min utes to her home in Providence. When she arrived, Columbia County Fire Department had already responded. Soon after, Union County Fire Department pulled in to help combat the blaze. My whole yard was full of fire trucks, Heather Neilson said. I drove into my yard and said, My animals are in there. Did you get my animals out? But it was too late. The fire spread from her bedroom through the roof, Fire claims home, pets Woman was at work in Lake City when she learned her Union County home was ablaze. hen eight-year-old Virginia OHanlon asked the editor of the New York Sun whether Santa Claus really existed, the response, published Sept. 21, 1897, became historys most reprinted newspaper editorial, appearing in dozens of languages worldwide. We are pleased to present it here for a new generation of readers. W Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except they see. They think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible by their little minds. All minds, Virginia, whether they be mens or childrens, are little. In this great universe of ours man is a mere insect, an ant, in his intellect, as compared with the boundless world about him, as measured by the intelligence capable of grasping the whole of truth and knowledge. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and gen erosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were no Santa Claus. It would be as dreary as if there were no Virginias. There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence. We should have no enjoyment, except in sense and sight. The eter nal light with which childhood fills the world would be extinguished. Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies! You might get your papa to hire men to watch in all the chimneys on Christmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, but even if they did not see Santa Claus coming down, what would that prove? Nobody sees Santa Claus, but that is no sign that there is no Santa Claus. The most real things in the world are those that neither children nor men can see. Did you ever see fairies dancing on the lawn? Of course not, but thats no proof that they are not there. Nobody can conceive or imagine all the wonders there are unseen and unseeable in the world. You may tear apart the babys rattle and see what makes the noise inside, but there is a veil covering the unseen world which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of all the strongest men that ever lived, could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, poetry, love, romance, can push aside that curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty and glory beyond. Is it all real? Ah, Virginia, in all this world there is nothing else real and abiding. No Santa Claus! Thank God! he lives, and he lives forever. A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten times ten thousand years from now, he will con tinue to make glad the heart of childhood. Yes, Virginia, Sign-up extended one day By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer CHICAGO Anticipating heavy traffic on the govern ments health care website, the Obama administration extend ed Mondays deadline for sign ing up for insurance by a day, giving Americans in 36 states more time to select a plan. It was the latest in a series of pushed-back deadlines and delays that have marked the rollout of the health care law. But federal officials urged buyers not to procrastinate. You should not wait until tomorrow. If you are aiming to get coverage Jan. 1, you should try to sign up today, said Julie Bataille, a spokeswoman for the federal agency in charge of the overhaul. Bataille said the grace period which runs through Tuesday was being offered to accom modate people from different time zones and to allow for any technical problems that might result from a last-minute rush of applicants. The site had a disastrous, glitch-prone debut in October but has gone through extensive improve ments to make it more reliable and increase its capacity, and the administration said the sys tem was running well Monday. By the afternoon, the site had received a record 850,000 visits, five times the number logged by the same time last Monday, the administration said. Bataille said the system was handling the volume with error rates of less than 1 in 200 and response times of less than one second. The Obama administration is hoping for a surge of yearend enrollments to show that the technical problems were merely a temporary setback. That would also go a long way toward easing concerns that insurance companies wont AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Jewelry is a good last-minute gift because its small, its easy to handle. George Ward, owner of Wards Jewelry and Gifts SHOPPING continued on 3A INSURANCE continued on 3A there is a Santa FIRE continued on 3A


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Record highRecord low Normal month-to-dateNormal year-to-date TUE 6129 WED 6140 THU 5838 FRI 6338 SAT 6540 WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 TueWedThuFriSatSunMon 68 66 72 78 84 83 82 34 35 32 44 56 6363 Actual highActual low Average highAverage low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Tuesday, Dec. 24 Tuesday's highs/Tuesday night's low 5 Moderate mins to burn 30 Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Partly cloudy 12:19 p.m. HI LOHI LOHI LOHI LOHI LO 2013 54.40" 12:14 a.m. 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Namath reunited with lost dog ST. PETERSBURG — A small dog that wandered away from its owner in South Florida five years ago is finally back home. Jessica Namath, the daughter of former New York Jets football star Joe Namath, had her Shih Tzu mix named Tula with her in a Jupiter backyard five years ago. The dog wandered into the front yard, and when Namath went to look for it, the dog was gone. She frantically searched for Tula, posting a $2,000 reward, calling animal con-trol, consulting psychics and sending friends to search nearby canals in kay-aks. She never found Tula. Namath tells the Tampa Bay Times that she was shocked to get a phone call Wednesday about the missing dog. The caller was Michael Cecere of St. Petersburg, who found had found the dog in front of his car as he was running errands. He first knocked on neighborhood doors trying to find the owner and then took the dog to an animal hospital, where a tracking chip was found in the dog. Cecere tracked down a phone number for Namath through Facebook. “I could hear her jaw drop over the phone,” said Cecere. Namath and Tula were reunited Thursday. A St. Petersburg woman tells the Tampa Bay Times that she found the bedrag-gled dog four years ago in West Palm Beach. The dog had missing teeth and sores and was losing hair in chunks. “We didn’t think she had a chip in her because of the condition she was in,” Yanelys Miranda said. She took in the dog, and it moved with the family to St. Petersburg two years ago. Miranda said the dog recently slipped away from their home, possibly after her children left a gate open. She posted an ad about the dog on Craigslist, and she eventually learned that she had Namath’s dog. “It’s a huge loss for us,” Miranda said. “But what can we do?”10 foster kids get forever families PANAMA CITY — It will be a special holiday season for 10 foster care children in Florida’s Panhandle. During a ceremony at the Juvenile Justice Courthouse in Panama City on Friday, the children were officially adopted by their forever families. The News Herald of Panama City reports adop-tions took place as part of the Life Management Center’s Home for the Holidays adoption event. The Life Management Center is a local partner of the Department of Children and Families and Big Bend Community Based Care. It offers fam-ily counseling and adoptions in several north Florida counties. The agency says there are currently 31 children awaiting adoption in north Florida.14+ pound baby born at Shands GAINESVILLE — The third baby may very well be the last for a north Florida couple. Son Isaiah Lawrence Johnson was born Friday at Gainesville’s UF Shands Hospital, weighing in at a whopping 14 pounds 7.6 ounces. He was 22 inches long. Mother Nicia McNelley told area newspapers it seemed like it “took for-ever to get him out.” The baby was born by cesarean section, seven days before his due date. The mother and baby are expected to leave the hos-pital Monday, just in time for Christmas. McNelley and Quinta Johnson have two other children, but Isiah was their largest baby by far. Wade enlisted kids’ help in proposal MIAMI F ittingly, Dwyane Wade asking Gabrielle Union to marry him was a family affair. When the Miami Heat star proposed to the actress on Saturday afternoon, inside the home that the couple is building, his nephew and two sons unfurled signs asking Union to marry them. Bewildered, she turned to Wade and saw him on bended knee. An 8-carat diamond sealed the deal. Wade tells The Associated Press that the wedding is still not sched-uled, but will happen this summer, probably in September. He says his oldest son and nephew knew about the plan for some time, and that he’s thrilled he was able to pull off the surprise.2 Pussy Riot members released from prison KRASNOYARSK — The last two imprisoned members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot walked free Monday, criticizing the amnesty measure that released them as a publicity stunt, with one calling for a boycott of the Winter Olympics to protest Russia’s human rights record. Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were granted amnes-ty last week in a move largely viewed as the Kremlin’s attempt to soothe criticism of Russia’s human rights record before the Sochi Games in February. “I’m calling for a boycott of the Olympic Games,” Tolokonnikova said. “What is happening today — releasing people just a few months before their term expires — is a cos-metic measure.” The amnesty — part of a wide measure passed last week by the parliament — and President Vladimir Putin’s pardoning last week of onetime oil tycoon and political rival Mikhail Khodorkovsky freed some of the most prominent convicts who were sentenced in politically-tainted cases.Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer LOS ANGELES — The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press’ annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and sub-scribers for Entertainer of the Year. There were 70 ballots submitted by U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to consider who had the most influence on entertain-ment and culture in 2013. Lawrence won 15 votes. Cyrus had 14. Netflix was a close third, earning 13 votes for altering the TV landscape with its on-demand format and hit original series. But Lawrence — who started the year with an Academy Award for best actress, fueled a box-office fran-chise as “The Hunger Games” hero-ine Katniss Everdeen, and wrapped 2013 with a critically acclaimed performance in “American Hustle” that just earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nomina-tions — charmed fans everywhere with her candid sincerity. 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I n addition to turning-point years such as 1607, 1776 and 1969 (first person to walk on the moon – have you forgot-ten already?), future schoolchildren might have to memorize 2013, the year that astronomers established with reasonable cer-tainty that there could be as many as 40 billion habitable planets about the size of Earth in our gal-axy. That significantly improved the odds there is life of some kind out there somewhere. According to calculations by Berkeley astrono-mer Erik Petigura, one out of five sunlike stars has a planet the size of Earth or close to it orbiting in what scientists have come to call the Goldilocks zone not too hot, not too cold and compatible with liquid water. “It seems that the universe produces plentiful real estate for life that somehow resembles life on Earth,” Petigura told The New York Times. For centuries, astronomers assumed our solar system and its planets, not to mention ourselves, were unique in the universe. Then, in 1992, the first planet outside our solar system was discovered. Since then, more than 1,000 exoplanets have been discovered and 3,500 candidate planets have been identi-fied. The work of identifying and confirming planets limped to a near-halt when the Kepler space telescope malfunctioned after four years, but not before sending back so much data that it will take another year to sort through. To date, astronomers have discovered planets that are about the size of Earth, are rocky instead of being composed of ice or gas and have atmospheres containing water basically, all the ingredients for life. The possibility was intriguing enough to prompt the House Science Committee to conduct hearings on life on other planets. “The chance that there’s a planet like Earth out there with life on it is very high,” MIT professor Sara Seager told the committee. Democrats ridiculed the GOP majority on the committee for try-ing to hunt up space aliens, but this is important science. “The question is: Is there life near here, in our neighborhood of stars?” Seager asked. “We think the chances are good.” Unfortunately, many of the answers will have to wait until 2018, when the next-generation James Webb Space Telescope is launched. But the question of other Earths and other life forms is no longer a matter of if but when, and the quest picked up new urgency this year. 2013. Remember that year, kid. OPINION Tuesday, December 24, 2013 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities — “Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: Giving back without hesitation Obama needs to rein in NSAS ometimes I think we do the terrorist’s job for them. The response to 9/11, while understandably flam-boyant, set off a spasm of overreaction that more than a decade later is still threatening all the things we hold so dear. Chief among these, of course, is our right to privacy especially from the prying eyes of our government without probable cause. When that is eroded, the liberty we love is not only damaged but also is our way of life. There is just no getting around it. The National Security Agency – an arm of the military – has, as is the historic pattern of unsu-pervised bureaucracy, insinuated itself into our democratic fabric so thoroughly that nothing short of a major overhaul can put it right. Whether President Obama is will-ing to reform this scary institution won’t be clear until he returns from his family’s Christmas vacation in Hawaii. Obama plans to spend that time contemplating the results of a report by a blue ribbon commission of security experts he appointed shortly after the enormous extent of NSA’s spying became public, causing an international sensation that continues unabated. The report made significant recommendations for reforming both the oversight and activities of this super secret agency. The main ingredient missing in the current policy is diligent over-sight. It is woefully insufficient both in the Congress and in the judicial safeguard designed to prevent the kind of abuses revealed by Edward Snowden, the contract employee now hanging out in Russia. Both houses of Congress have intel-ligence committees charged with making certain the $50 billion being spent each year on tracking our enemies – and, it seems, also our friends – is in keeping with the nation’s laws and principles. But there is growing evidence that in the wake of 9/11, congressional overseers ignored the dangers. Then of course there is the FISA court established to certify that warrants sought are backed up with legitimate need. But this is a one-sided affair in which the gov-ernment gets what it wants without much challenge. Otherwise how would any federal judge serving in that post permit such extensive fishing in the public communication pond even if NSA contends that it merely registers who calls whom without tapping into their conversa-tions? By the way, that’s a claim no one can verify. No one in this volatile age believes we should return to the days when gentlemen didn’t read other gentlemen’s mail. Intelligence gathering is a vital tool for preserving our democracy, but only if those using that tool don’t convince themselves about the end justifying the means and meth-ods. In the current case, NSA’s claims of using means that have prevented another end like 9/11 are not only exaggerated but hard to support at all, according to the presidential panel’s report. Then there is Snowden. Is he a legitimate whistleblower or a traitor as some would paint him? There is little doubt in my mind had he not become the bearer of bad tidings, we might have gone blissfully along believing we were immune from the increasing big brother aspects of our society; that we would have felt secure from the Orwellian predictions that have come true under totalitarianism elsewhere. There are serious questions about whether his motives were for his own self-aggrandizement or a legiti-mate concern for his country or a sinister attempt to harm it. We may never know. What about the publications that disseminated so dramatically the original startling information – namely the Guardian of England and the Washington Post? Did they properly use the watchdog function newspapers traditionally follow to keep governments honest or were they the purveyors of irresponsible sensationalism as critics contend? The editor of the Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, I know well. He has been a longtime defender of ethical journalistic principles. The same holds true for the Washington Post’s editors. I might criticize both for other reasons but not in this case. Meanwhile, Barack Obama must now make one of the thorni-est decisions he is likely to face in the rest of his term – whether or not to accept the fact that an enormously important U.S. agen-cy has gone way too far or just ignore the findings of his own panel which happens more often than not with similar presidential commissions. W ithout question, Lake City and Columbia County showed itself proud this Christmas season. Ours is a community that freely gives back to organizations and those who are less fortunate. Celebrate this. Not every community has the tight-knit bond that allows for such unity when there is a goal to be met for the good of the whole. Think about what our community has quietly accomplished during the past few weeks. Everyone knows of some commu-nity effort — either through a church or a civic club or charitable organization — that has completed a food or toy drive or done something positive to help another. From bell ringing, to dropping change in a kettle, to donating food or unwrapped toys or volunteering time to help oth-ers, thousands in our community this Christmas season have paused their own routines to give back. Our community pulls together like no other. People make the difference when assistance is needed and our residents in Columbia County are unmatched at meet-ing the needs of those less fortunate. You answered the call. Truly, it is better to give than to receive. We’ve all been touched by the blessing. From all of us at the Lake City Reporter, Merry Christmas! TODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1814, the War of 1812 officially ended as the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Ghent. In 1851, fire devastated the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., destroying about 35,000 volumes. In 1906, Canadian physicist Reginald A. Fessenden became the first person to transmit the human voice (his own) as well as music over radio, from Brant Rock, Mass. In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe as part of Operation Overlord. In 1968, the Apollo 8 astronauts, orbiting the moon, read passages from the Old Testament Book of Genesis during a Christmas Eve telecast. Finding the ingredients for alien life Q Associated Press Dan K. Thomasson Q Dan K. Thomasson is former editor of Scripps Howard News Service. Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com4AOPINION


Leonard P. Bundy Mr. Leonard P. Bundy, 75, a life time resident of Columbia Coun ty, passed away Sunday, Decem ber 22, 2013 at Haven Hospice of Lake City, FL. He was a longtime member and Deacon of Philippi Baptist Church. Mr. Bundy was retired after 44 years from the State Park Service where he was a longtime Park Ranger at Ichetucknee State Park. Mr. Bundy is preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Bundy. Sur vivors include his sons, Kenneth (Sammi) Bundy of LaBelle, FL and Gregory Bundy of Lake Butler, FL, daughters, Patricia (Mitchell) Taylor of OBrien, FL, Sherry Petrillo of Ft. White, FL, brother (deceased) Arthur (Pat) Eldridge Bundy. Sisters include, Gloria Bundy of Lake land, FL, Chris Farnell of St. Augustine, FL, Shirley Beck ham of Jacksonville, FL, and Elizabeth Canterbury of Jack sonville, FL, eight grandchil dren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be con ducted at 11 am, Friday, Decem ber 27 at Philippi Baptist Church with burial at Philippi Cemetery with Brother Clarence Pender held on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 6-8 pm at EVANS CARTER FUNERAL HOME High Springs, FL (386-454-2444). Porter Claude Crapps, III Mr. Porter Claude Crapps, III, a respected civic leader, banker and forester, died peacefully at his home in Live Oak, Florida on December 19, 2013, sur rounded by his family. He was 76 years old. Claude is sur vived by his long-time com panion Jackie Kent Dove, his three children Thomas and wife Cris, Steve, Nancy, and also survived by his siblings, Betsy Burch, David Crapps, Peat Crapps, Dicy Hannum, and Dan iel Crapps. Claude was preced ed in death by his father, Porter Claude Crapps, Jr., and his moth er Mary Elizabeth Parker Crapps brothers James and George. Claude was born in Gainesville, Florida and lived his earliest years in Hines located in Dixie County, Florida. The Crapps fam ily relocated to Melrose, Florida for a short period of time from Hines before settling in Live Oak, Florida in 1951. Claude en rolled in Suwannee High School, where he graduated in 1955, and attended Clemson University studying Forestry. He graduated from Clemson in 1959. During this time, Claude became an avid and life long Clemson Tiger. Following graduation in 1959, Claude served in the United States Marines Corps followed by 6 years in the Reserves. Dur ing the time that he was in the Reserves, Claude returned home to Live Oak and worked with his father in First National Bank of Live Oak, the Hamilton Coun ty Bank of Jasper, and on the familys timber holdings. He re mained employed with the First National Bank and the Hamilton County Bank of Jasper, and later became Chairman of the Board of Directors of both banks, until the banks were sold to Barnett Banks. He continued to work at Barnett Bank as vice-president and commercial lender before retiring from banking in 1992. After retiring from the bank ing business, Claude returned full time to his love of forestry and working in the woods. He could often be found repairing fences, hanging gates, plow plots for hunting leases. Truly Claude was happiest when he was outdoors and working on his farms. Further, Claudes interest commitment to reforestation and state wide forestry management. Claude was appointed by Gov ernor Claude Kirk as member of the Florida Forestry Council in 1968. He continued to serve this state-wide board with distinction until his death, only missing one meeting in 45 years. Further more, Claude was recognized a member of the Society of Ameri can Foresters, recognized as a Florida and a recipient of the the Distinguished Forestry Alumnus Award by Clemson University for his life-time work in forestry. Claude strongly believed in civic participation, and worked to make Live Oak a better place. He was a member of numerous civic clubs, including the Rotary Club, Director for the Advent Board, Member of the Suwan nee County Development Au thority, the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce, the Suwannee County Fair Board, the Florida Farm Bureau, Mem ber of the Florida Farm Bureau Advisory Committee, Trustee for the Live Oak Police and Fire Pension Funds, Member of the Endowment Board for the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, and a Member of the North Florida Community College Foundation Board. Among his many honors, Claude received the Suwanee County Citizen of the Year in 1980, and on Sep tember 22, 2013, he received the Mayors Community Ser vice Award from the City of Live Oak for his long, contin ued service to our community. Claude will remembered for the trust that he inspired in the com munity, as shown by the number of individuals who asked him administer their estates. Further, he will certainly be remembered for his humor, including his gifts during Rotary Christmas parties, and the quiet way that he helped people by giving them his time and resources. Claude takes with him his familys love, and will be remembered for a job well done as a good and faithful steward of Gods gifts. A private funeral for Claude was held on December 21, 2013 at Live Oak Cemetery at sunrise. A public memorial service is planned for Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 10:30 am at the First Unit ed Methodist Church. The fam ers that individuals make gifts to one of the following charities that Claude supported: Friends of Heritage Park and Gardens, 1004 Helvenston Street, Live Oak, Florida; 32064; Advent ing Park Drive, Live Oak, Flor ida 32060; and Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch, 2486 Cecil Webb Place, Live Oak, Florida, 32060. Please sign the guest book at DANIELS FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC. OF LIVE OAK AND BRANFORD is in charge of all arrangements.Cora Bell McDonald Mrs. Cora Bell McDonald, age 90, of Lake City, Fla. died sud denly in the Lake City Medical Center, Lake City, Fla. on Thurs day, Dec. 19, 2013. She was born in Sikeston, Missouri and resid ed in Sanford and Ocala, Fla. before moving to Lake City, Fla. in 1972. She was a homemaker and attended The Orchard Com munity Church of Lake City, Fla. She enjoyed cooking for her family and enjoyed spend ing time at the Columbia Coun ty Senior Services Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Argus and Lona Agnus Thomson Brashers, her late husband, L.C. McDonald and three children, Carolyn Jean Daughtery, Patricia Ann Chas teen and infant son Chasteen. She is survived by three daugh ters, Anita June Brown of Gains ville, Texas, Rita Joyce Brannon of Lake Butler, Fla. and Mary Susan (Keith) Blackie of Lake City, Fla.; Four sons, Robert Lee (Loretta) Chasteen of Flippin, Ark., Richard Lynn Chasteen and Ronald Dale Chasteen both of Jasper, Ark. and Kenneth Ray Chasteen, Sr. of Lake City, Fla.: Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be con ducted at 11 A.M. Tuesday, Dec. 24, in the Chapel of Guerry Fu neral Home with Pastor Eddie Blalock of The Orchard Com munity Church of Lake City, be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, be from 10 to 11 A.M. Tuesday (One hour before service time) at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla. Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 5A 5A HAVE QUESTIONS ON AUTO INSURANCE? CHAT WITH NICOLE 755-1666 Need A Quote? Formerly Boyette Plumbing Full Service Plumbing Commercial & Residential Over 25 years experience 386-752-0776 Senior citizen and Military discount CFC1428686 Backow prevention (Installation and Certication) 1005 W. Howard St. Live Oak, FL 32060 Bring your unwanted Gold, Silver & Platinum to someone you can trust Precious metals are seeing record values. Please call me for a private and con dential appointment to sell or trade your unwanted gold, silver and platinum. George R. Ward Downtown Lake City (386) 752-5470 Construction/Debris Containers Available 755-7060 15 yd. 20 yd. 30 yd. 40 yd. Delivered to your job site today Vance Cox Agent/Owner 386.752.2345 Phone 877.322.7143 Fax 386.965.4120 Cell 742 SE Baya Dr., Suite 102 Lake City, Fl 32025 Jay Poole, AAMS Financial Advisor 846 S W Baya Drive Lake City FL 32025 386-752-3545 Closed Christmas Day & New Years Day OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson by e-mail at elawson@lakecityreporter. com. STEVEN RICHMOND /Lake City Reporter Videogames are on his list Dakota Cline, 9, tells Santa Claus he wants a Wii U for Christmas during the Miracle at Olustee bike giveaway Saturday morning. Im gonna play it all day and all night, Cline said. His mother chided him for changing his mind after already asking for a Playstation 4 some weeks ago. Dec. 24 Communion Service Haven Hospice, 6037 W US 90, will host a Holy Communion ser vice on Christmas Eve at the Community Room at Haven Hospice at 6 p.m. The thirty min ute service, A Family Tradition, will include Christmas carols, the reading of the Christmas story and serving com munion. Everyone is invited. Call Chaplain Donna Carlile at 386-7529191 for more. Dec. 25 Christmas dinner Merry Christmas from VFW Post 2206. We will have a Christmas dinner from 1-3 p.m. at 343 Forest Lawn Way. Cost is $7 per person. The dinner is open to the public. Call 386-7525001 for more. Dec. 31 New Years Eve party VFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, is host ing their New Years Eve Party on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Kickstart will perform at 7 p.m. Well provide fin ger foods, party favors and complimentary cham pagne toast at midnight. The party is open to the public. Call 386-752-5001 for more. Jan. 4 Audubon Bird Walk Four Rivers Audubon will sponsor its monthly walk at Alligator Lake Park on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 8 a.m. The walk usually lasts between two and four hours, but participants may leave at any time. Meet at the pole barn to begin the walk. For more information call Judee Mundy at 386-758-9558 or Sylvia Dunnam at 386-3623256. Jan. 5 Zumba Class Sarah Sandlin, Zumba Instructor fot the City of Lake City, is offering a free Zumba class on Jan. 5 at the Teen Town city building at Youngs Park from 4-5 p.m. This will be a beginners class where youll learn all the basic moves of this pop ular dance form. After the free class, a regu lar Zumba class will be held for $5 from 5:306:30 p.m. Email Sarah at lakecityzumba@gmail. com for more. Jan. 14 Medicare Seminar The Lifestyle Enrichment Center is sponsoring a free educa tional Medicare seminar on Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 5-6 p.m. Irv Crowetz of C/C & Associates, Inc. will moderate the seminar. RSVP to 386-755-3476 x 107. Bay Street Bassworks Bay Street Bassworks will perform at the Levy Performing Arts Center at Florida Gateway College on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. This group is an internationally-acclaimed touring ensemble per forming selections from a wide variety of genres ranging from Bach to BeBop. A new flex ticket system is being offered this year so each tick et can be used at any Lake City Community Concert. Single concert tickets are $20/adult and $5/student K-12. See ww.communityconcerts. info, or call (386) 4662013, or visit the Lake City Chamber of Commerce for details. Jan. 17 Masonic Banquet Gold Standard Lodge #167 will be hosting their annual Masonic Banquet on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Westside Community Center. For tickets and more information, contact Chris at 386-623-3611 or Mike at 386-867-6675. Jan. 18 King Breakfast The Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program and Youth for Christ Ministry invite the community to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 85th Birthday Observance Breakfast at the Womans Club, 257 SE Hernando Street. Brooke Mobley of Davita Kidney Specialists of Northern Florida will be the guest speaker. Tickets may be purchased for $20; tables may also be reserved. Call 386-752-4074 for more.


BulletinBoard NEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER SCHOOLS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 Page Editor: Emily Lawson 754-04246ASCHOOL 234 SW Main Blvd. • 752-5866 Af_e9liej#@@@ 8^\ek DXip?%Jldd\iXcc =`eXeZ`XcJ\im`Z\jI\g% For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the Unit ed States Government National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Govern ment AgencyNCUA Free Checking with NickelBack Auto Loans Mortgages Visa Credit Cards Membership is open to everyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or regularly conducts business in Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist or Levy Lake City Branches 1605 West US Hwy, 904 386-755-4097 619 Marion Ave. (inside VA hospital), 386-752-7894 Lake City Reporter CLASS NOTESQ To leave an anonymous message on a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call toll-free, (866) 295-7303.Q To leave an anonymous message on a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947.Q Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to: Emily Lawson, Lake City Reporter, 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 754-9400; or e-mailed to by 5 p.m. Thursdays. COURTESY COURTESYFort White’s Young Artists of the MonthFront row, from left: 2nd grad-er Alexis Booth, 3rd grader Emma Clary, Kindergartner Savannah Audette. Back row, from left: Art Teacher Stephanie Willcox, 4th grader Kaylee Waxler, 5th grader Briley Larsen, 1st grader Greenley Wilks, Assistant Principal Susan Summers.The Young Artist of the Month program is a business partnership activity between the Columbia County School System and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3, Lake City Advertiser and Pizza Boy Pizza. Pinemount’s Young Writers of the MonthFront row, from left: 2nd grad-er Bergen Cobb, 1st grader Caroline Sawyer, 3rd grader Elise Garcia. Back row, from left: 5th grader Kurstan Cheek, Mix 94.3 Morning Host Scott Berns, 4th grader Truitt Todd.The Young Writers of the Month program is a business partnership activity between the Columbia County School District and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3 and Burger King of Lake City. COURTESYState Tool IdentificationThe Fort White Middle FFA Tool Identification team recently competed in the State Tool Identification contest in Haines City. The team of David Detgen, Elijah LeGault, Cameron Nichols, Andrew Faul and Wyatt Tyre placed second in the contest. The members had to be able to identify 180 tools and know their uses used in the agricultural industry. W e here at Melrose Park Elementary hope that all of our community members are enjoying the spirit of the holidays this season. Since our students are out on vacation, we have only a few announcements this week. Just a friendly reminder, Monday, January 6th will be a teacher workday so students will not return to school until Tuesday, January 7th, 2014. January 9th-17th, our exceedingly intelligent 3rd, 4th and 5th graders will finish their ‘Performance Matters’ testing. Make sure your children are well-rested and have a nutritious meal before they come to school since we all know that their “Performance” on this test really “Matters”! Melrose Park Elementary wishes you and your loved ones the happiest of holidays. We’ll see you back here next year! News from Melrose Park COURTESY PHOTOS2013 Spelling Bee ParticipantsAlmost 30 Richardson Middle School students smile with their certificates for participating in the School Spelling Bee at RMS Dec. 6. The students spe lled their way through more than 40 words as they competed for the winning spot. RIGHT: Robbie Keen, an 8th-grader at Richardson Middle School, poses with her certificate fo r winning the School Spelling Bee at RMS Dec. 6. Keen will compete at the Columbia Coun ty Spelling Bee, held at the Columbia County School Board Administrative Complex au ditorium, Jan. 13. Congrats to Westside studentsFrom staff reportsCongratulations to the Hoop Shoot Winners! The students are Alyssa O’Neal, Kyli Nichols, Jade Perry, JaSean Merrick, JJ Fincher, Jalen Thomas, Kaiden Cannon, Arik Waldron, Victoria Coker, and Sha’Riya Thompkins. Congratulations to Dylan Pace, the Westside Spelling Bee Champion! Dylan will represent Westside at the district bee on January 13th. Congratulations to all the participants in the bee who represented their classrooms: Diya Patel, Carly Brocchi, Terrick Ponds, AJ. Kihei, Joseph Richards, Chloe Conner (1st runner up), Ty Wehinger, Zach Abbott, Juan Resendiz, Kylie Nichols, Lesly Caballero, Daisha Poulnot, Starr Harkins, and Gage Jones. From staff reportsThe second graders at Eastside Elementary went on a journey last week to various countries and learned about their Christmas traditions. They visited Norway, Germany, Italy, Mexico, and China. While studying each country, the students learned about that country’s Christmas customs, made a Christmas craft and received a snack commonly eaten in that country. Each student had their own ‘backpack’ that was used to hold all of their treasures from their trip. They also had their passports stamped as they traveled from country to country. The students and the teachers had so much fun with this activity! We want to thank our volunteers who made the students’ backpacks. They were a tremendous help, and we appre-ciate all they did to make our “World Journey” a success!COURTESYEastside Elementary students pictured are Hannah St aley, Vada Spurlock and Alayna Rodriguez. Christmas around the world


By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comQ First in a series to highlight team and individual excellence in 2013 It was a basketball bonanza at Fort White High last season. Both the girls and boys teams made the state play-offs for the first time. Isiah Phillips is coach of the boys and DeShay Harris is coach of the girls. At Columbia High the Tigers made a second straight trip to the play-offs under coach Horace Jefferson. Fort White’s boys blasted out of the gate to a 10-0 start and ended up as the No. 1 seed in the district tournament with a record of 8-2. Playing at home, the Indians beat Santa Fe in the district semifinal to punch a ticket to the playoffs. Fort White ended up as district runner-up after an overtime loss to Williston High. Fort White had to hit the road to play Mount Dora High, a team that had plen-ty of playoff experience with seven trips in the last eight years. The Indians fell behind by 17 points at halftime, then rallied to pull out a 63-62 win. The Indians had to face Williston in the second round — the fourth meet-ing of the season for the teams — and it was hosted by the Red Devils. Williston won by four points. The Lady Indians, not far removed from consecutive winless seasons, began the 2012-13 season 4-5, but 0-4 in district play. Fort White went on a spree and earned the No. 3 seed for the district tourna-ment. A first-ever win over Santa Fe High nailed down the No. 3 spot. In the tournament the Lady Indians beat Interlachen High to bring on a semifinal showdown with Santa Fe. Fort White came out on top to get into the playoffs. Bradford High won the district final. Fort White lost in the opening round at Trinity Catholic High, which made the third round of the playoffs. Columbia had the No. 2 seed for its district tourna-ment and beat St. Augustine High in the semifinal round to return to the playoffs. Wolfson High won district. Columbia was knocked out by Ridgeview High for the second year. The Panthers advanced to the third round. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports 1BSPORTS BRIEFS CHS in playoffs for second time under Jefferson. Thursday Q Columbia High boys basketball vs. Seminole High in Jarvis Williams Tournament at Palatka High, 4:30 p.m. (tournament continues through Saturday) Q Fort White High boys basketball vs. Foundation Academy in Hitchcock’s Basketball Challenge at Santa Fe High, 4 p.m. (tournament continues through Monday) GAMES YOUTH BASEBALL North Florida Rays tryouts The North Florida Rays 11U baseball travel team has tryouts set for 3 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Southside Sports Complex. For details, call Todd at 365-5161 or Andy at 867-0678.Lake City online registration open Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball spring online registration is under way at Cost per player is $75 plus the online fee. For details, call league president Jessica Langley at 867-1897. PREP FOOTBALL All-star game at Fort White High The 7th annual East/ West High School All-star Football Game is Jan. 18, at Fort White High. The game will feature seniors from surrounding high schools: Baldwin, Baker County, Bell, Branford, Chiefland, Columbia, Dixie County, Fort White, Hamilton County, Madison County, Lafayette, Taylor County, Santa Fe, Bradford, Suwannee and Trenton. Admission to the game is $5. Souvenir program ads may be purchased by contacting Carole Dotson at 697-1875. All proceeds from the game will benefit Fort White football and the Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North youth programs. For details, call chairman William Murphy at 288-4779. ADULT BASKETBALL Open play begins Jan. 7 at RCC Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North is sponsoring adult (18 and older) open basketball. Play begins Jan. 7 from 8-10 p.m. at Richardson Community Center. Cost is $2. For details, call Chris Craft at 292-1210. RUNNING Registration for Blue Grey 5k The Olustee Blue Grey 5K is 7:30 a.m. Feb. 15. Online registration is at All runners that register before Jan. 1 are guaranteed a long sleeve dri fit tech tee race shirt. For details, contact Michelle Richards at Q From staff reportsBreaking groundFort White basketball teams make playoffs for first time FILEFort White High’s 2012-13 basketball team advanced to the state playoffs for the first time in school history and won a playoff game. Team members are (front row, from left) Kaleel Jackson, Mitchel Del Castillo, Jalen Wyche, Joe Powers, Paul Perry and Mike Mulberry Back row (from left) are Dre Brown, Quan Porter, Trey Phillips, Melton Sanders, Brandon Myer s and Chris Cottrell.FILEFort White High’s Desma Blake (2) helped lead the 201213 Lady Indians to their first state playoff berth.FILEColumbia High’s Tae Foster (5) looks for a shot against Wolfson in a game last season. The 2012-13 Tigers made the state playoffs for the second stra ight season.


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Hawaii Bowl, Boise St. vs. Oregon St., at HonoluluFOOTBALLNFL standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PAy-New England 11 4 0 .733 410 318 Miami 8 7 0 .533 310 315 N.Y. Jets 7 8 0 .467 270 380Buffalo 6 9 0 .400 319 354 South W L T Pct PF PAy-Indianapolis 10 5 0 .667 361 326Tennessee 6 9 0 .400 346 371 Jacksonville 4 11 0 .267 237 419 Houston 2 13 0 .133 266 412 North W L T Pct PF PAy-Cincinnati 10 5 0 .667 396 288 Baltimore 8 7 0 .533 303 318Pittsburgh 7 8 0 .467 359 363Cleveland 4 11 0 .267 301 386 West W L T Pct PF PAy-Denver 12 3 0 .800 572 385x-Kansas City 11 4 0 .733 406 278 San Diego 8 7 0 .533 369 324 Oakland 4 11 0 .267 308 419 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PAPhiladelphia 9 6 0 .600 418 360Dallas 8 7 0 .533 417 408N.Y. Giants 6 9 0 .400 274 377 Washington 3 12 0 .200 328 458 South W L T Pct PF PAx-Carolina 11 4 0 .733 345 221 New Orleans 10 5 0 .667 372 287Atlanta 4 10 0 .286 309 388Tampa Bay 4 11 0 .267 271 347 North W L T Pct PF PAChicago 8 7 0 .533 417 445Green Bay 7 7 1 .500 384 400Detroit 7 8 0 .467 382 362Minnesota 4 10 1 .300 377 467 West W L T Pct PF PAx-Seattle 12 3 0 .800 390 222 San Francisco 10 4 0 .714 349 228 Arizona 10 5 0 .667 359 301St. Louis 7 8 0 .467 339 337 x-clinched playoff spoty-clinched division Sunday’s Games St. Louis 23, Tampa Bay 13Indianapolis 23, Kansas City 7Denver 37, Houston 13Buffalo 19, Miami 0Carolina 17, New Orleans 13Dallas 24, Washington 23N.Y. Jets 24, Cleveland 13Cincinnati 42, Minnesota 14Tennessee 20, Jacksonville 16Arizona 17, Seattle 10N.Y. Giants 23, Detroit 20, OTSan Diego 26, Oakland 13Pittsburgh 38, Green Bay 31New England 41, Baltimore 7Philadelphia 54, Chicago 11 Monday’s Game Atlanta at San Francisco (n) Sunday, Dec. 29 Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m.Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m.Philadelphia at Dallas, 1 p.m.Detroit at Minnesota, 1 p.m.Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 1 p.m.Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m.Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.N.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m.Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.Denver at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.Kansas City at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.St. Louis at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.San Francisco at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. BASKETBALLNBA schedule Today’s Games No games scheduled Wednesday’s Games Chicago at Brooklyn, 12 p.m.Oklahoma City at New York, 2:30 p.m.Miami at L.A. Lakers, 5 p.m.Houston at San Antonio, 8 p.m.L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.AP Top 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 22, total points and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Prv1. Arizona (63) 12-0 1,623 12. Syracuse (2) 11-0 1,528 23. Ohio St. 12-0 1,462 34. Wisconsin 12-0 1,390 45. Michigan St. 10-1 1,336 56. Louisville 11-1 1,274 67. Oklahoma St. 11-1 1,221 78. Villanova 11-0 1,116 89. Duke 9-2 1,108 810. Wichita St. 12-0 981 1111. Baylor 10-1 970 1212. Oregon 11-0 914 1313. Florida 9-2 881 1614. Iowa St. 9-0 804 1715. UConn 10-1 661 1016. Kansas 8-3 659 1817. Memphis 8-2 630 1518. Kentucky 9-3 529 1919. North Carolina 8-3 413 1420. San Diego St. 9-1 378 2421. Colorado 10-2 345 2022. Iowa 11-2 278 2523. UMass 10-1 154 2224. Gonzaga 10-2 79 2125. Missouri 10-1 69 23 Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 65, Illinois 53, Texas 47, George Washington 43, Toledo 27, Florida St. 23 Michigan 15, Harvard 14, UCLA 14, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 8, Pittsburgh 6, Creighton 5, LSU 1, SMU 1.AP Top 25 schedule Today’s Games No games scheduled Wednesday’s Game No. 22 Iowa vs. South Carolina or Boise State at the Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, 6:30 or 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games No games scheduled Friday’s Games No. 3 Ohio State vs. LouisianaMonroe, 7 p.m. No. 19 North Carolina vs. Northern Kentucky, 7 p.m. No. 20 San Diego State vs. Saint Katherine, 10 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 2 Syracuse vs. No. 8 Villanova, 2 p.m. No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Prairie View, 2 p.m. No. 5 Michigan State vs. New Orleans, 4:15 p.m. No. 6 Louisville at No. 18 Kentucky, 4 p.m. No. 9 Duke vs. Eastern Michigan, 2 p.m. No. 15 UConn vs. Eastern Washington at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Conn., 1 p.m. No. 17 Memphis vs. Jackson State, Noon No. 21 Colorado vs. Georgia, 10 p.m.No. 23 UMass vs. Providence, 6 p.m.No. 24 Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara, 8 p.m. No. 25 Missouri at N.C. State, 8 p.m. Sunday’s Games No. 10 Wichita State vs. Davidson, 3 p.m. No. 12 Oregon vs. Morgan State, 3 p.m. No. 13 Florida vs. Savannah State, 3 p.m.USA Today Top 25 Record Pts Pvs1. Arizona (30) 12-0 798 12. Syracuse (1) 11-0 753 23. Ohio State (1) 12-0 744 24. Louisville 11-1 662 45. Michigan State 10-1 661 56. Wisconsin 12-0 659 67. Oklahoma State 11-1 572 78. Wichita State 12-0 551 99. Duke 9-2 545 810. Oregon 11-0 508 1111. Villanova 11-0 484 1212. Baylor 10-1 402 1513. Iowa State 9-0 392 1314. Florida 9-2 383 1715. UConn 10-1 370 1016. Kansas 8-3 300 1917. Memphis 8-2 269 1418. Kentucky 9-3 246 2119. North Carolina 8-3 193 1820. San Diego State 9-1 177 2321. Gonzaga 10-2 156 1522. UMass 10-1 142 2023. Iowa 11-2 110 —24. Colorado 10-2 83 2425. Missouri 10-1 45 25 Others receiving votes: UCLA 44, Pittsburgh 26, Creighton 25, Saint Mary’s 23, George Washington 20, Toledo 13, Oklahoma 11, Texas 10, Michigan 8, Illinois 7, Florida St. 6 New Mexico 1, Utah 1. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BAGATE TUESDAY EVENING DECEMBER 24, 2013 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Dr. Seuss’ Grinch “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000, Fantasy) Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor. 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TNT 25 138 245Castle “To Love and Die in L.A.” Castle “Knockout” Castle “Rise” (DVS) Boston’s Finest “Protecting the Home” Marshal Law: Texas “Unforgivable” (N) Boston’s Finest “Protecting the Home” NIK 26 170 299SpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobInstant Mom See Dad RunFull House Full House Full House Full House Friends Friends SPIKE 28 168 241 “The Mummy Returns” (2001) Brendan Fraser. Two evil forces pursue the son of adventurer Rick O’Connell. “The Scorpion King” (2002, Adventure) The Rock, Steven Brand. Premiere. “Lara Croft Tomb Raider” MY-TV 29 32 -The Ri emanThe Ri emanM*A*S*H M*A*S*H Bones Body beside a garbage truck. Bones Matching wits with a serial killer. 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(N) SportsCenter (N) ESPN2 36 144 209Around the HornInterruptionSportsCenter (N) SportsCenter Special (N) E:60 (N) NFL 2013: After Further Review (N) SportsCenter (N) Sport Science (N) SUNSP 37 -(5:00) College Football From Aug. 31, 2013. College Football From Sept. 21, 2013. DISCV 38 182 278Moonshiners Tickle bootlegs at night. Moonshiners “Christmas Special” Moonshiners: Outlaw Cuts (N) Moonshiners Tim reaches a milestone. (:01) Backyard Oil: After the Gush (N) Moonshiners Tim reaches a milestone. TBS 39 139 247Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld Family Guy “A Christmas Story” (1983) Peter Billingsley, Darren McGavin. (DVS) “A Christmas Story” (1983) Peter Billingsley, Darren McGavin. (DVS) HLN 40 202 204What Would You Do?What Would You Do?What Would You Do?What Would You Do?What Would You Do?What Would You Do? FNC 41 205 360Special Report With Bret Baier (N) On the Record W/Greta Van SusterenA FOX & Friends Christmas Holiday greetings and entertainment. (N) Hannity (N) The O’Reilly Factor (N) E! 45 114 236(5:00) “It’s Complicated” (2009) Meryl Streep. Keeping Up With the KardashiansThe Drama Queen (N) Total Divas Bryan proposes to Brie. Chelsea LatelyTotal Divas TRAVEL 46 196 277Overboard Boats Extreme houseboats. Extreme Yachts Bizarre Foods America “The Ozarks” Bizarre World “Wisconsin” Wisconsin. Bizarre World “Florida” Florida. Bizarre World Andrew explores Belize. HGTV 47 112 229Hawaii Life Hawaii Life Hawaii Life Hawaii Life Hawaii Life Hawaii Life Hawaii Life Hawaii Life House HuntersHouse HuntersHouse HuntersHouse Hunters TLC 48 183 280Long Island Medium “Back to Normal” Long Island Medium “Unseen 2” Long Island Medium Long Island Medium Long Island Medium Long Island Medium HIST 49 120 269Modern Marvels “More Candy” American Pickers “Off the Road” American Pickers “Going Hollywood” American Pickers “Step Right Up” American Pickers “Pam’s Labyrinth” (:02) American Pickers ANPL 50 184 282North America “No Place to Hide” North America “Learn Young or Die” North America’s mountains and forests. North America “The Savage Edge” North America North America FOOD 51 110 231ChoppedChoppedChopped First round, diver scallops. ChoppedChopped “Chopped All-Stars Finale” Diners, DriveDiners, Drive TBN 52 260 372(4:30) Jesus of Nazareth The Potter’s TouchLive-Holy LandJoyce MeyerJoseph PrinceRod ParsleyJesus of Nazareth Robert Powell stars; 1977 miniseries. FSN-FL 56 -UFC InsiderRaising CanesWorld Poker Tour: Season 11UFC Ultimate Submissions 2 (N) Halls of FameUFC InsiderWorld Poker Tour: Season 11 SYFY 58 122 244 “Batman Begins” (2005, Action) Christian Bale, Michael Caine. Bruce Wayne becomes Gotham City’s Dark Knight. “The Prestige” (2006) Hugh Jackman. Two 19th-century magicians engage in a deadly rivalry. Warehouse 13 AMC 60 130 254(4:30) “Chisum” (1970) “Rio Bravo” (1959, Western) John Wayne, Dean Martin. Sheriff and deputies try to hold rancher’s brother in jail. “Cahill, United States Marshal” (1973, Western) John Wayne. COM 62 107 249(4:36) “Analyze This” (1999) (6:58) Bill Cosby: Far From Finished “Trading Places” (1983, Comedy) Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Ralph Bellamy. “Tommy Boy” (1995) Chris Farley. CMT 63 166 327 “Facing the Giants” (2006) Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields. A Christian football coach inspires his players. “Fireproof” (2008) Kirk Cameron. A divorcing couple turn to God to save their marriage. Cops Reloaded NGWILD 108 190 283The Rise of Black WolfBig Sur: Wild CaliforniaAmerica’s Greatest Animals The search for America’s iconic animals. American BeaverAmerica’s Greatest Animals NGC 109 186 276DiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggersDiggers SCIENCE 110 193 284Futurescape With James Woods Futurescape With James Woods Futurescape With James Woods Futurescape With James Woods Futurescape With James Woods Futurescape With James Woods ID 111 192 285Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda HBO 302 300 501(5:45) “The Bourne Legacy” (2012, Action) Jeremy Renner. ‘PG-13’ “Broken City” (2013, Crime Drama) Mark Wahlberg. ‘R’ 24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: RoadTreme McAlary celebrates a birthday. MAX 320 310 515(:15) “Chronicle” (2012) Dane DeHaan. ‘PG-13’ (:40) “The Negotiator” (1998, Suspense) Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey. ‘R’ “This Means War” (2012) Reese Witherspoon. ‘PG-13’ Baby Dolls Bhd SHOW 340 318 545(5:05) “War Horse” (2011) Emily Watson. ‘PG-13’ “Lincoln” (2012, Historical Drama) Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field. ‘PG-13’ Another Day, Another Time: Inside Llewyn DavisLlewyn Davis COLLEGE BOWL GAMES New Mexico Bowl Colorado St. 48, Washington St. 45 Las Vegas Bowl Southern Cal 45, Fresno State 20 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl San Diego State 49, Buffalo 24 New Orleans Bowl Louisiana-Lafayette 24, Tulane 21 Monday Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl East Carolina 37, Ohio 20 Today Hawaii Bowl At HonoluluOregon State (6-6) vs. Boise State (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday Little Caesars Pizza Bowl At DetroitBowling Green (10-3) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Poinsettia Bowl At San DiegoNorthern Illinois (12-1) vs. Utah State (8-5), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday Military Bowl At Annapolis, Md.Marshall (9-4) vs. Maryland (7-5), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas Bowl At HoustonMinnesota (8-4) vs. Syracuse (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl At San Francisco BYU (8-4) vs. Washington (8-4), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl At New YorkNotre Dame (8-4) vs. Rutgers (6-6), Noon (ESPN) Belk Bowl At Charlotte, N.C.Cincinnati (9-3) vs. North Carolina (6-6), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN) Russell Athletic Bowl At OrlandoMiami (9-3) vs. Louisville (11-1), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl At Tempe, Ariz.Kansas State (7-5) vs. Michigan (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, TexasMiddle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Navy (7-4), 11:45 a.m. (ESPN) Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn.Mississippi (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl At San AntonioOregon (10-2) vs. Texas (8-4), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl At San DiegoArizona State (10-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 31 AdvoCare V100 Bowl At Shreveport, La.Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, TexasVirginia Tech (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3), 2 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn.Rice (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl At AtlantaTexas A&M (8-4) vs. Duke (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl UNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4), Noon (ESPNU) Gator Bowl Nebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4), Noon (ESPN2) Capital One Bowl Wisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 1 p.m. (ABC) Outback Bowl Iowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl Baylor (11-1) vs. UCF (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)


DEAR ABBY: I have some advice for “Lacking Why,” the girl in your Oct. 18 column who is wonder-ing why the amount of allowance money Grandpa gives her and her sisters varies from one girl to the other: Stop comparing the amounts and try focusing on how attentive each of you is to your grandfather. Do you all visit him with the same frequency? Do you all write thank-you notes for his generosity? Do you all phone him the same number of times each week? Do you all remem-ber his birthday with a nice card or small gift? Do you take turns baking him a birthday cake? I suspect, as with my grandchildren, there are wide disparities in the way these sisters treat Grandpa. Why would a person who ignores him expect the same generos-ity as one who showers him with love and affec-tion? I have two grown grandkids who treat me differently and, son of a gun, I respond in kind. — CONNECTICUT GRANDMA DEAR GRANDMA: Your explanation is one I received from other read-ers as well. That letter resonated with a large number of people, and what follows is a sampling of their responses: DEAR ABBY: Financially speaking, I’ll bet there’s a good reason for the disparity in the amounts “Lacking” and her sisters receive. If Grandpa intends that each granddaughter receive the same sum of money by age 18, and he started giving the money to each of them at the same time, he would HAVE to give them differ-ent amounts. This concept would be hard to explain to a child, which may be why the girls were never sure about the “why.” — NUMBERS GUY IN SAN MATEO, CALIF. DEAR ABBY: My father did the same thing. Each year I received more money from my dad than my brothers did. Eventually I asked him why, and it turned out he felt that over the years he had helped them more in other ways. They had lived at home longer than I had, and Dad had paid for their educations while I’d had a scholarship. In his mind, he was trying to even things out. Funny thing was, it didn’t matter to me. But I never told my brothers. — SOLVED THE PUZZLE IN DENVER DEAR ABBY: The mother of those girls should be the one to broach the subject with her father. She can soften the response to her daugh-ters and point out to her father the possible harm he may be causing within the family. But in the end, if Grandpa doesn’t budge, they’ll all have to learn to live with it. — KEN IN SARASOTA, FLA. DEAR ABBY: I would recommend that they first discuss among themselves the differences in their own circumstances and their relationship with their grandparent. It might be that those in need, those who invest wisely or those who respond kindly receive more. I help my kids and grandkids based on what their needs are and how they spend the money. It is not a matter of favoritism. And being thanked once in a while doesn’t hurt, either. — PATRICIA IN TEMPE, ARIZ. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): Stick close to home and finish up odd jobs. Avoid excess and keep your emotions in check. Don’t let criticism or conversations with peo-ple you must humor at this time of the year get to you. Avoid controversy. +++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Travel to be closer to the ones you love. Have fun, enjoy the banter and the group effort that helps make an enjoyable get-together spectacular. Add some high-spirited romance into the mix and you will have a memory for years to come. +++++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Emotions will surface if you have over-spent. Social gestures will not be sincere and a prob-lem with honesty prevails. Say little, but listen care-fully for any information that will help you make an important decision that will influence your status. ++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Spend time with people who have something unique to offer. Partnerships with people sharing similar interests and concerns will make your day. You may have to make a last-minute change, but don’t fret; just deal with it and keep moving. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take care of family and work responsibilities before you join in any festivities happening at home or in your com-munity. Rushing off to a unique destination or tak-ing a journey that offers excitement and plenty of physical activity should be considered. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): If you’ve left your shopping or traveling to the last minute, this is a great day to get things done. Heading from one destination to another will result in meeting people who have a unique way of celebrating. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make adjustments to ensure that you end the year void of any conflicts and stress that have held you back. Shake things up a bit. Focus on being at your very best and eliminating anyone or anything that has been excessive. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Embrace life and the joy of the festive season. Make travel enjoy-able by sharing the time with someone special. You have plenty to look for-ward to and are likely to learn a great deal from the people you reconnect or travel with today. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let someone’s bad mood or atti-tude cause you grief. Focus on your home, family and making your surroundings interesting and comfort-able. Good fortune comes from giving back, helping others and trying your best. Respect everyone’s beliefs and traditions. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Express your gratitude and make positive alterations at home and to the way you live. Don’t let a last-minute change someone makes ruin your plans. Caution while traveling will be nec-essary. Refuse to argue; exude patience and toler-ance. +++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Get your personal paperwork in order and take care of any last-minute business that could alter your financial, medi-cal or legal situation in the new year. A change in the way you receive, earn and handle money will pay off. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19March 20): A romantic relationship will excel if you make a commitment or uphold a promise. Joint ventures appear to be very settling and beneficial. Share your thoughts, ideas and plans for the future. Pick up something you know will please the one you love. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last There are good reasons why grandpa’s generosity varies Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 3B


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Call 352-745-0630. .,,$,++'Toplace your classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 11-284-DRDivision:MABELBOWENS-GRIER,Petitioner/Wife,andJEFFREYGRIER,Respondent/Husband.NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSO-LUTION OF MARRIAGE WITH DEPENDENTOR MINOR CHIL-DRENTO: Jeffrey GrierAddress UnknownYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Steven D. Miller, Esquire, 950 South Pine Island Road, Suite A-150, Plan-tation, Florida 33324 on or before 01-10-14 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Flori-da 32055 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.Copies of all court documents in this case, including order, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's of-fice. You may review these docu-ments upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Cir-cuit Court's office notified of your current address. (You may file No-tice of Current Address, Florida Su-preme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-quires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, in-cluding dismissal or striking of pleadings.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ Sol Rodriguez05542385December 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO: 12-000528-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, NA,Plaintiff,vs.CHRISTOPHER SALZER; CECI-LIASALZER; UNKNOWN TEN-ANTI; UNKNOWN TENANTII; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; USAAFEDERALSAVINGS BANK, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grant-ees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claim-ing by, through and under any of the above-named DefendantsDefendants.AMENDED NOTICE OF FORE-CLOSURE SALENOTICE is hereby given that the un-dersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, will on the 15th day of January 2014 at 11 o’clock A.M., at the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, offer for sale and sell at pub-lic outcry to the highest and best bid-der for cash, the following described property situate in Columbia County, Florida:LOT146, EMERALD LAKES, PHASE FOUR, ASUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 151 AND 152 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDApursuant to the Final Judgment en-tered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above.Any person or entity claiming an in-terest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 3rd day of Decem-ber 2013.P. DeWitt CasonCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542448December 17, 24, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase No.: 12-2012-CA-000306BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plain-tiff,v.DANNELLWILKERSON; et al., Defendants,NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Summary Judgment dated November 25, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 12-2012-CA-00306, of the Circuit Court of the Third Ju-dicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and DANNELLWILKERSON; DAN-IELC. WILKERSON A/K/ADAN-IELWILKERSON, AN INCAPACI-TATED ADULTBYAND THROUGH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIELC. WILKERSON A/K/ADANIELWILKERSON, AN INCAPACITATED A; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANNELLWILKER-SON; CITIFINANCIALAUTO CORPORATION; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#2; ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN IN-TERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-ER CLAIMANTS, are Defendants.P.DEWITTCASON, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash on the third floor of the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, located at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 at 11:00 a.m. on the 15th day of January 2014 the follow-ing described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judg-ment, to wit:LOT66, 67 AND 68, UNIT20, THREE RIVERS ESTATES, AC-CORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 14, PUB-LIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A1992 WINTER HAVEN, VIN# FLAMBW44832984 with the street address of: 128 SWPLEAS-ANTTERRACE, FORTWHITE, FL32038.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of re-cord as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus.If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jacquetta Bradley, ADACoordinator, Third Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida, at (386) 719-7428 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 25, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542446December 17, 24, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 13-269-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFChristopher F. Curry,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Christopher F. Curry, deceased, File Number 13-269-CP, whose date of death was November 17, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is P.O. Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056-2069. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is December 24, 2013.Personal Representative:/s/Katelyn T. Curry400 NWHorizon StreetLake City, Florida 32055Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:/s/ William B. Brannon, Jr.E-Mail Address: bill.brannon68@gmail.comFlorida Bar No. 327484934 NE Lake DeSoto CircleLake City, Florida 32055Telephone: (386) 755-345605542603December 24, 31, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2012-CA-000631WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff,v.JULIE AGIBBONS A/K/AJULIE GIBBONS A/K/AJULIE ANNE GIBBONS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JULIE AGIBBONS A/K/AJU-LIE GIBBONS A/K/AJULIE ANNE GIBBONS; UNKNOWN TENANT1; UNKNOWN TENANT2; AND ALLUNKNOWN PAR-TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-KNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS;Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure en-tered on November 26, 2013 in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the prop-erty situated in Columbia County, Florida, described as:APORTION OF LOT24, PINE HAVEN, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLATTHEREOF RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 138, OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN ATTHE NORTHWESTCORNER OF SAID LOT24, PINE HAVEN, AND RUN N 8952’32’’E, ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF GRAPE STREET, 469.74 FEET, THENCE RUN S 0025’10’’E, 366.58 FEET, THENCE RUN S 5419’52’’W, 251.32 FEET, THENCE RUN N 7655’01’’W, 282.48 FEETTO APOINTON THE EASTERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF ICHETUCKNEE ROAD, SAID POINTBEING ON ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE WEST, THENCE RUN NORTHER-LYALONG THE EASTERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF ICHE-TUCKNEE ROAD AND SAID CURVE, HAVING ARADIUS OF 3,859.72 FEETTHROUGH ACEN-TRALANGLE OF 0357’45’’, FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 266.94 FEET(CHORD N 0133’00’’E 266.89 FEET) TO THE END OF SAID CURVE, THENCE RUN N 0006’14’’W, ALONG THE EAST-ERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF ICHETUCKNEE ROAD, 181.36 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING TOGETHER WITH THATCERTAIN 1997 GENERALLEAS-ING CO. TRIPLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN GMHGA1509615046A, TITLE #71775844, AND VIN GMHGA1509615046B, TITLE #71775843 AND VIN GMHGA1509615046C, TITLE #71775842, WHICH HAS BEEN RETIRED.a/k/a 212 SWGRAPE ST, LAKE CITY, FL32024-5042 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Third Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NWHer-nando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055, on February 26, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds.NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DIS-ABILITIES: IF YOU ARE APER-SON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNO COSTTO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACTNANCYNYDAM ATROOM 205, COLUMBIACOUN-TYCOURTHOUSE, P.O. BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL(904) 758-2163; SUNCOM 839-2163, WITH-IN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPTOF THIS NOTICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL(904) 758-2139.Dated this 27th day of November 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542445December 17, 24, 2013 NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING TOWHOM ITMAYCONCERNThe District Board of Trustees, Flori-da Gateway College, will hold a re-ception at 3:30p.m., followed by a public meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Tues-day, January 14, 2014, in the Board Room of the Administration Build-ing, (Building 001) of Florida Gate-way College.Topics of consideration will be rou-tine college business. In addition to routine college business the follow-ing polices will be considered: 6Hx12:06-05 Employee Insurance Coverage; 6Hx12:03-19 Protection of Vulnerable Persons Law; and 6Hx12:03-20, Red Flag Identity Theft Prevention. Any person wish-ing to be heard on any agenda matter will be provided an opportunity to do so by appearing before the Board in the Board Room of the Administra-tion Building of Florida Gateway College.All objections to this notice and pro-priety of the scheduled meeting should be filed with Florida Gateway College prior to noon, Friday, Janu-ary 10, 2014. All legal issues should be brought to the Trustees’attention and an attempt made to resolve them prior to the meeting.Please notify the President’s Office immediately if you require accom-modation for participation in the meeting.05542525December 24, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 12-374-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff,Vs.STACEYJOHNS; KEVIN JOHNS; UNKNOWN TENANT; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN JOHNS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STACEYJOHNS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTY, Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated the 26 day of November, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-374-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and STACEYJOHNS KE-VIN JOHNS UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN JOHNS N/K/ATONYJOHNS; and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STACEYJOHNS UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTYare de-fendants. The Clerk of this Court shall see to the highest and best bid-der for cash at the, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E HERNANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 26 day of February, 2014, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment, to wit:APARTOF THE SW1/4 OF SEC-TION 22, TOWNSHIP5 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, MORE PARTIC-ULARLYDESCRIBED AS: COM-MENCE ATTHE SOUTHEASTCORNER OF THE SW1/4 OF SAID SW1/4 AND RUN N 034'32'' W, ALONG THE EASTLINE THEREOF, 511.82 FEETTO APOINTON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF ST. CATHERINE ROAD (AN EXIST-ING COUNTYMAINTAINED ROAD); SAID POINTALSO BE-ING THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE S 6639’52’’W, ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE, 272.63 FEET; THENCE N 049'30'' W, 1410.70 FEET; THENCE N 8841’57’’E, 257.58 FEET; THENCE S 034’32’’E, 1308.48 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 27th day of November 2013.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542444December 17, 24, 2013 Wewill sell the following tenants units at Community Self Storage 814 SWState Road 247/Branford Hwy., Wednes-day, January 8, 2014 at 1:00PM. WE SELLFOR CASH ONLY. 386-961-9926.CHRISTINE GLENNFurniture & Household GoodsBRENDAFLEMINGHousehold GoodsPATRICIAKING (2 units)Furniture & Household GoodsFRANKIE TURNERFurniture, Appliances, Household GoodsELIZABETH BOYETTFurniture & Household GoodsCARLTON TUNSILIIFurniture, Household Goods, Appli-ancesSARAH WEBBHousehold GoodsROBERTCLARIDYFurniture & Household GoodsGABRIELLE LAMBERTFurniture & Household GoodsGEORGE KIRKLAND JRFurniture & Household GoodsANN JONESFurniture & Household GoodsLYNN BRANSCOME (2 units)Furniture & Household GoodsSHEENASHEMWELLFurniture, Home GoodsDANIELPALMERFurniture & Household GoodsMICHAELGATESFurniture & Household GoodsWE RESERVE THE RIGHTTO REFUSE ALLBIDS.Cash only, 10% Buyers premium, Nyle Wells #AU3814.05542600December 24, 31, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO: 13-170-CATHE SHILOH RIDGE COMPANY, a Florida corporation,Plaintiff,vs.WENDELLS. MELLETTE and ASHLEYI. MELLETTE husband and wife,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF JUDICIALSALE BYTHE CLERKNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that pursuant to a Final Default Judgment of Foreclosure entered on December 17, 2013 in the above-styled cause now pending in the Circuit Court in and for Columbia County, Florida, that I will offer for sale and sell in the manner set forth in said Final De-fault Judgment to the highest bidder for cash at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Hernando Ave., Columbia County, Lake City, Florida in accordance with Florida law at 11:00 o’clock, a.m. on Febru-ary 5, 2014, the property described in the attached Exhibit “A”.EXHIBIT“A”LOT75THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE 1/4, SECTION 16, TOWN-SHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID LANDS BEING SUBJECTTOACUL-DE-SAC EASEMENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS IN THE NORTHEASTCORNER THEREOF.TOGETHER WITH AN EASE-MENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY:60 FOOTEASEMENTFOR IN-GRESS AND EGRESSASTRIPOF LAND 60 FEETIN WIDTH BEING 30 FEETEACH SIDE OF ACENTERLINE DE-SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COM-MENCE ATTHE SOUTHEASTCORNER OF THE SW1/4 OF THE NE 1/4, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 48 SEC-ONDS WEST, 20.45 FEETTO THE WESTLINE OF FRYROAD AND TOTHE POINTOF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 48 SEC-ONDS WEST, 3952.99 FEETTO THE EASTLINE OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, THENCE SOUTH 89 DE-GREES 06 MINUTES 19 SEC-ONDS WEST, 661.99 FEETTO REFERENCE POINT“C”, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 19 SEC-ONDS WEST, 1323.98 FEETTO REFERENCE POINT“D” AND TO THE POINTOF TERMINATION. ALSO BEGIN ATREFERENCE POINT“C” AND RUN THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 45 MI-NUTES 21 SECONDS WEST, 701.45 FEETTO THE RADIUS POINTOF ACUL-DE-SAC HAV-ING ARADIUS OF 50 FEETAND TOTHE POINTOF TERMINA-TION. ALSO BEGIN ATREFER-ENCE POINT“C” AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST, 1323.20 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST, 701.59 FEETTO THE RADIUS POINTOF ACUL-DE-SAC HAVING ARADIUS OF 50 FEETAND TO THE POINTOF TERMINATION. ALSO BEGIN ATREFERENCE POINT“D” AND RUN THENCE NORTH 00 DE-GREES 46 MINUTES 46 SEC-ONDS WEST, 701.37 FEETTO THE RADIUS POINTOF ACUL-DE-SAC HAVING ARADIUS OF 50 FEETAND TO THE POINTOF TERMINATION. ALSO BEGIN ATREFERENCE POINT“D” AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 00 DE-GREES 46 MINUTES 12 SEC-ONDS EAST, 1323.42 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST701.68 FEETTO THE RADIUS POINTOF ACUL-DE-SAC HAV-ING A50 FOOTRADIUS AND TO THE POINTOF TERMINATION.Said sale will be made pursuant to and in order to satisfy the terms of said Final Default Judgment of Fore-closure. Any person claiming an in-terest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated: December 19, 2013P. DEWITTCASONBy /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542608December 24, 31, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION:CASE NO.: 1300037CAAXMXJPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION,Plaintiff,vs.GLENN KEEN A/K/AGLENN L. KEEN; BETTYKEEN A/K/ABET-TYJ. KEEN; TSCHARNAKEEN; UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TY,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure date the 12th day of December, 2013, and entered in Case No. 13000376CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONALASSOCIA-TION is the Plaintiff and GLENN KEEN A/K/AGLENN LKEEN BETTYKEEN A/K/ABETTYJ KEEN TSCHARNAKEEN; and UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. HER-NANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 15th day of January, 2014, the following de-scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT3, OF LITTLE ACRES, AC-CORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-OF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, ATPAGE 122, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDAANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THIS LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM LegalWITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Fl 32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hear-ing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice im-paired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 16th day of December, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONClerk Of The Circuit CourtBy: /s/ P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05542576December 24, 31, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO.: 1356CAJPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION, SUC-CESSOR IN INTERESTFROM THE FDIC AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUALBANK F/K/AWASHINGTON MUTUALBANK, F.A.,Plaintiff,vs.NORMAA. HENDRICKS; BAR-RINGTON D. HENDRICKS; UN-KNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TY,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated the 11th day of Decem-ber, 2013, and entered in Case No. 1356CA, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION, SUC-CESSOR IN INTERESTFROM THE FDIC AS RECEIVER OF WASHINGTON MUTUALBANK F/K/AWASHINGTON MUTUALBANK, F.A. is the Plaintiff and NORMAA. HENDRICKS BAR-RINGTON D. HENDRICKS; and UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.H. HER-NANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 12th day of March, 2014, the following de-scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT2, BLOCK WEST, COLUM-BIAEAST-WEST, ACCORDING TOTHE PLATTHEREOF, RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 53 AND 53A, OF THE PUB-LIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH 1986 STOLDOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME WITH ID #’S GDLCFL178607857AAND GDLCFL178607857B, LO-CATED THEREONANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake city, Fl 32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hear-ing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice im-paired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 16th day of December, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONClerk Of The Circuit CourtBy: /s/ P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05542575December 24, 31, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2013-CA-391FIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a FEDERALLYCHAR-TERED SAVINGS BANK,Plaintiff,vs.RICHARD B. DASEKE, et al,Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: RICHARD B. DASEKEELENARODRIGUEZ DE DA-SEKE AKAR. ELENARODRI-GUEZ DE DASEKELast Known Address: 259 SE Rattler Court, High Springs, FL32643You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the follow-ing property in Columbia County:COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-WESTCORNER OF THE SOUTH-EAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4 OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN THENCE SOUTH 1 DE-GREES 59 MINUTES 49 SEC-ONDS EASTALONG THE WESTLINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST1/4, 162.76 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTIN-UE SOUTH 1 DEGREES 59 MI-NUTES 49 SECONDS EASTALONG SAID WESTLINE, 127.34 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DE-GREES 12 MINUTES 46 SEC-ONDS WEST, 381.55 FEETTO THE EASTLINE OF “DOGWOOD ACRES” ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 39 AND 39AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLOR-IDA; THENCE NORTH 1 DE-GREES 52 MINUTES 55 SEC-ONDS WESTALONG SAID EASTLINE OF SAID “DOGWOOD ACRES:, 127.33 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 12 MI-NUTES 46 SECONDS EAST, 381.29 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.THE WEST20 FEETOF SAID


Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 20135B 386-961-0244 • 386-984-7134!!FIRST MONTH FREE!!4 Complexes(1 with large pool, 2 with free water)Close to EVERYTHING! 24 Hour Emergency 1 and 2 Bedroom & Studio $400-$575/mo. *AVAILABLE NOW* LegalLANDS BEING SUBJECTTO AN EASEMENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS.TOGETHER WITH A20 FOOTEASEMENTDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:ASTRIPOF LAND 20 FEETIN WIDTH BEING 20 FEETTO THE EASTOF ALINE DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-WESTCORNER OF THE SOUTH-EAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4 OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN THENCE SOUTH 1 DE-GREES 59 MINUTES 49 SEC-ONDS EASTALONG THE WESTLINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST1/4 OF SOUTHWEST1/4, 544.78 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DE-GREES 12 MINUTES 46 SEC-ONDS WEST, 382.00 FEETTO THE SOUTHEASTCORNER OF LOT1 OF “DOGWOOD ACRES:, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 39 AND 39AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND THE POINTOF BEGINNING OF SAID LINE; THENCE NORTH 1 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 55 SEC-ONDS WESTALONG THE EASTLINE OF SAID “DOGWOOD ACRES”, 1140.22 FEETTO THE NORTHEASTCORNER OF LOT5 OF SAID “DOGWOOD ACRES” AND THE POINTOF TERMINA-TION.TOGETHER WITH A60 FOOTEASEMENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS DESCRIBED AS FOL-LOWS:BEGIN ATACONCRETE MONU-MENTMARKING THE NORTH-WESTCORNER OF LOT5 OF “DOGWOOD ACRES” AS PER PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 39 AND 39AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLOR-IDA, THENCE RUN N 88 DE-GREES 21 MINUTES 56 SEC-ONDS EAST550.00 FEETTO THE PC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWESTHAVING ARADIUS OF 341.46 FEETAND AN INCLUDED ANGLE OF 33 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 12 SEC-ONDS; THENCE NORTHEASTER-LYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 202.55 FEETTO APOINTOF REVERSE CURVE OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEASTHAVING ARADIUS OF 281.46 FEETAND AN INCLUDED AN-GLE OF 24 DEGREES 33 MI-NUTES 10 SECONDS; THENCE NORTHEASTERLYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 166.95 FEETTOTHE POINTOF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 15 SECONDS EAST665.86 FEETTO THE PC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWESTHAVING ARADI-US OF 232.34 FEETAND AN IN-CLUDED ANGLE OF 26 DE-GREES 55 MINUTES 55 SEC-ONDS; THENCE SOUTHEASTER-LYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 109.21 FEETTO THE POINTOF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 64 DEGREES 40 MI-NUTES 50 SECONDS EAST884.69 FEETTO THE PC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWESTHAVING ARADI-US OF 57.18 FEETAND AN IN-CLUDED ANGLE OF 63 DE-GREES 05 MINUTES 25 SEC-ONDS; THENCE SOUTHEASTER-LYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 62.96 FEETTO THE POINTOF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 1 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, 128.47 FEETTO THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EASTALONG SAID NORTH LINE, 140.00 FEET, SAID POINTBEING 60.00 FEETNORTH 88 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EASTOF THE NORTHEASTCORNER OF SAID SOUTHEAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4 AND THE PC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWESTHAVING ARADIUS OF 263.33 FEETAND AN INCLUDED ANGLE OF 62 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 59 SEC-ONDS; THENCE NORTHWEST-ERLYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 287.55 FEETTO THE POINTOF ACURVE; THENCE NORTH 64 DEGREES 40 MI-NUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, 884.70 FEETTO THE PC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWESTHAVING ARADI-US OF 292.34 FEETAND AN IN-CLUDED ANGLE OF 26 DE-GREES 55 MINUTES 55 SEC-ONDS; THENCE NORTHWEST-ERLYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 137.41 FEETTO THE POINTOF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 15 SECONDS WEST665.86 FEETTO THE PC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEASTHAVING ARADIUS OF 341.46 FEETAND AN IN-CLUDED ANGLE OF 33 DE-GREES 59 MINUTES 12 SEC-ONDS; THENCE SOUTHWEST-ERLYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 202.55 FEETTO THE POINTOF REVERSE CURVE OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEASTHAVING ARADI-US OF 281.46 FEETAND AN IN-CLUDED ANGLE OF 33 DE-GREES 59 MINUTES 12 SEC-ONDS; THENCE SOUTHWEST-ERLYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 166.96 FEETTO THE POINTOF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST550.00 FEETTO THE EASTRIGHTOF WAYLINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY441; THENCE SOUTH 1 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 55 SEC-ONDS EASTALONG SAID EASTRIGHTOF WAYLINE, 60.00 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING.TOGETHER WITH; A2008 28X64 HOME OF MERITMOBILE HOME VIN#FLHMLC030861A& B (BOTH RETIRED TITLES)The action was instituted in the Cir-cuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia, Florida; Case No. 2013-CA-391; and is styled FIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a FEDERALLYCHARTERED SAV-INGS BANK vs. RICHARD B. DA-SEKE; ELENARODRIGUEZ DE DASEKE AKAR. ELENARODRI-GUEZ DE DASEKE; UNKNOWN TENANT1 IN POSSESSION and UNKNOWN TENANT2 IN POS-SESSION. You are required to serve a copy of our written defenses, if any, to the action on Courtney M. LegalJohnson, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is One Independent Drive, Suite 1650, Jacksonville, FL32202, on or before 30 days from the first date of publication and file the origi-nal with the clerk of this court; other-wise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiff's interest which will be binding upon you.DATED: December 17, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONAs Clerk of the CourtBy; /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk05542593December 24, 31, 2013 100Job Opportunities05542624Admissions & Marketing Asst. RN Supervisors Day & Night Shift 180 bed skilled and rehab facility is looking for dynamic, positive and experienced candidates with related work experiences. One to two years experience in a long term and rehab SNF, familiar with regulatory, payor source requirements, demonstrate effective customer focused communications, high morale, leadership qualities and self directed. Contact: Suwannee Health Care Center – Staff Development Office 1620 Helvenston Street, Live Oak, FL32064, Tel 386-362-7860 11 Temp Beekeepers needed 2/03/14-11/30/14. Must have 3 months exp. working w/honeybees & possess a valid driver’s license. Have no fear of bees, not allergic to bee stings or pollen. Will raise honeybees to produce bees and queen bees for resale. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. All tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. $9.78/hr. Worksites in Evans, Tattnall, Bulloch, Bryan, Candler Co’s GA. Applicants report or send a resume to the nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office & ref. job order # GA8139616 or call 386-755-9026. Wilbanks Apiaries – Claxton, GA 11 Temp Nursery Workers needed 2/01/14-12/01/14. Workers will perform duties concerned with preparing soil & growth media, cultivation, & participating in horticultural activities. Must have 3 months verifiable exp. properly pruning nursery stock. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. All tools, supplies & equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier if appropriate. $9.50/hr. Worksites in George County, MS. Applicants should report or send a resume to the nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-755-9026 & reference job order #MS87105. Thompson Farms – Lucedale, MS 12 TEMP Nursery workers needed 2/03/14-11/29/14. Workers will perform various duties associated with planting, cultivating & harvesting annual bedding plants. Must have 3 month verifiable work experience in agricultural/horticultural work. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools, supplies, equipmen provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier if appropriate. $9.78/hr. Worksite in Paulding & Polk county’s GA. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovations Office or call 386-755-9026 & reference Job # GA8140315 Rambo Nursery LLC: Dallas GA. 3 Temp Diversified Farm Workers needed 1/31/14-11/30/14. Workers will perform any combo of duties including planting, cultivating, harvesting and pruning; vegetables, blueberries and nursery stock including container & field grown plants, trees, & shrubs. Must have 3 months verifiable exp. working in a tree nursery. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. All tools, supplies, equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. Worksite in Mobile Co, AL. $9.78/hr Report or send resume to the nearest FL Agency of Workforce Innovations office & ref. job order # 1168776 or call 386-755-9026. Oak Hill Tree Farm – Grand Bay, AL REQUESTFOR LEGALSERVICES The town of Fort White, Florida is currently seeking applicants for the position of Town Attorney. Duties include the performance of functions specified in the Town Charter and to perform such other legally permissible and proper duties and functions as the Town Council shall from time to time assign. This is a part-time, non employee (individual contract) position. Municipal government experience is required. Submit complete resume to: Town of Fort White, PO Box 129, Fort White, FL32038ATTENTION; Janice Revels, Town Clerk. Deadline for submission is January 10, 2014. 100Job Opportunities4 TEMP Nursery Workers needed 2/03/14-10/15/14. Workers will plant, cultivate, harvest, propagate, grade, store, ship container & field grown horticultural products. Workers will handle a variety of bare root products. 3 months verifiable exp. working in a greenhouse or nursery Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies, equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier if appropriate. $10.87/hr. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. Worksite location in Mount Airy, MD. Report or send a resume to the nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office & ref. job order # 307925 or call 386-755-9026. Snell Greenhouses – Mount Airy, MD Camping World Lake City. Apply in person. NO PHONE CALLS.. Open Position: Sales Person High School education or equivalent. 2+ years experience in Sales RVSales experience preferred. Available to start immediately. Camping World Lake City. Apply in person. NO PHONE CALLS. Open Position: Title Clerk High School education or equivalent. 2+ years experience as a title clerk. RV Sales experience preferred. Available to start immediately. Case ManagerPosition PT/CM needed for grant funded programs serving senior adults in Columbia County. Applicant must have 4 yr. degree in aging/health related area. Self directed; computer literate. Starts at $12/hr. Send resume attention: Executive Director, P.O. Box 1772, Lake City, FL32056. EOE Gilman Building Products Co is accepting applications for Security Guard at the Sawmill located in Lake Butler. Ahigh school diploma or equivalent is required. Computer knowledge is required. We have competitive rates & 401K, dental & health insurance, paid vacation & holidays & promotional opportunities. This position is night shift and every weekend. Interested applicants should apply in person from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM at the front office. 120Medical EmploymentD irector of Nursing Avalon Healthcare is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Nursing. RN and Management Experience in LTC required. Competitive Salary and Excellent benefit package. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation. 1270 S.W. Main Blvd, Lake City, Florida 32055 386-752-7900 EOE The Orthopaedic Institute is seeking an experienced, full-timeX-ray Tech forits Lake City location. 240Schools & Education05542377INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499next class1/13/2014• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class1/13/2014• LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 420Wanted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous BLUE SITTING room chair $40 OBO 386-292-3927 ELECTRIC GOLF CARTwell maintained, clean, kept in garage, will be very satisfied. 2 seater w/ topper. $1500 call 386-288-6877 Nice SleeperCouch First $60 gets it 386-292-3927 WHITE ELECTRIC Stove Clean, Works great $150 386-292-3927 White Kenmore Refrigerator Nice and Clean $175 OBO 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 2BD/1BACOUNTRY setting, Branford area. $500/mo plus sec 386-590-0642 or 3bd/2ba Clean & quiet. Branford Area $550 + Sec. Country Setting. 386-590-0642 or 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, $700/mo 1st+last+dep requiredlocated in Ellisville. No pets.Contact 352-870-5144 MH for rent $350/mo & up. $200 s.d. moves you in. Small pets w/ non-refundable dep. Cool Breeze Mobile Home Park. 386-755-5488 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2BR/1BAAPT. CH/A $500. mo $500 dep. No pets 386-697-4814 2BR/1BADUPLEX $650mth Plus Deposit Call 755-6867 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentImmaculate Studio Apt. Avail Jan. 1st $500. mo. $300. dep. Incl. appliances, cable, internet, water. Smoke Free Envir., No Pets 386-697-3031 or 386-487-5172 ROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent4BA/2BAWORKSHOP Fenced back yard $950/mo $950 sec. dep. 365-5489 740Furnished Homes forRentHOUSE FOR rent on 10 acres w/ barn & fishpond in country 10 min from town. 1st+last required $750/mo. 386-623-5410 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale 1/4 ACRE, new well, septic and power, paved rd, owner fin, no down pym’t, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 Nice 6.65 acre tract of vacant land. Well, septic & power pole. Ready for your site built or MH. $44,000 MLS85624 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 2br/2ba mfg home on paved road w/1,216 SqFt, new roof in 2003, fp plus self-contained 35’camper for guests. $69,900 MLS85206 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 3br/2ba In Colubmia County. Large master suite w/glamour bath & split floor plan. on 1/2 acre $174,900 MLS83469 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 3br/2ba on 1 acre! On a beautifully landscaped yard. Lg Master complete w/garden tub. Lg open kit w/lots of cabinets. $137,500 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 Fixer-Upper1940’s House, (1750 Sq Ft) on 5 acres in Ft White. $59,900, owner financing w/$15,000 down payment. I will consider less for cash. Property is 164 Genesis CT, near FTWhite Park. Call Charlie 386-984-7226. Home on over 2 acres! 3br/3ba, 2 FP, unique master suite. 12x14 concrete shet, rv hookup. Jackie Taylor& Associates MLS86793 Sabrina Suggs (386) 854-0686 LG 4br/2ba DWMH on 4.95 acres. FP, lg rooms w/walk-in-closets, master bath w/garden tub, open kit w/lots of cabinet space. $94,995 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 Located in Live Oak 3br/2ba DWMH on 1 acre. New carpet, lg rooms, open kit w/island, spacious master w/garden tub. $64,995 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 810Home forSale STARTOUTor retire in this immaculate, fully furnished home for only $51,000 Nate Sweat (386)628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#82545 SPACIOUS 4BR/2BAbrick home on 3.28 acres, pool, detached garage and pole barn! $169,000 Janet Creel (386) 719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#83668 LOCATION! Great 3BR home overlooking Lake Isabella, new windows, doors & carpet $69,900 Debbie King (386)365-3886 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#84387 GORGEOUS and immactulate 3BR/2BAhome on 5 acres, must see! $124,990 Anite Toneti (386)697-3780 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85544 Spacious 4br,split floor plan w/sep living rm & fam rm. Fenced backyard for privacy & above ground pool MLS81472 $237,000 Missy Zucher 623-0237 Remax Rustic cypress log cabin 2br/1ba w/solar panels. Wood stove & gas range. 18 acres fenced. MLS81761 $94,999 Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 365-2821 Cypress Landing! 3br/2ba w/split floor plan, large kitchen, great room & dining area overlooking lanai $119,000 MLS81996 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Nice mini farm on 2 ac. fenced & cross fencd w/water for livestock. 2br/2ba, all appliances new. $45,000 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS82569 Riverfront: 114ft, 2/2, 1.156sq ft, completely furnished, shop/ storage, deck at river. $150,000 MLS83114 Glenda McCall 208-5244 Poole Realty Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Brick home. Formal LR, Lg fam room w/brick FP. 2 storage bldgs. Screened porch. $135,000 MLS 83143 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 3BR/2BARanch. Can be purchased w/adjoining lot! $136,000. Adjoining lot is $10,000 Sabrina Suggs (386) 854-0686 Jackie Taylor& Associates MLS83172 Features volume ceilings, master suite w/private den/study, gorgeous pool and game room, lg center island MLS83450 $499,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Great location! Off Paved road in desirable community. 3br/3ba, sep fam rm, Florida rm, wookshop & detached garage. MLS83598 Missy Zucker 623-0237 Remax Country living close to town: beautiful well maintained home & manicured grounds. 3/2 $159,000 MLS83604 Sherrel McCall 688-7563 Poole Realty Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Near Santa Fe River.Well maintained manufactured home on 1.8 acres. $64,900 MLS84076 Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Super package. Modular home on 1 acre lot. 3br/2ba. Front porch & back deck. $69,900 MLS84092 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Beautiful home, pool, tile, carpet & hickory flooring, FPwith gas insert, granite in baths. $225,000 FPw/gas insert MLS84384 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Centry 21-Darby Rogers Custom built. Open floor plan w/oversized custom island kit. Master suite has lg sitting area. $199,900 MLS 84561 HeatherCraig 466-9223 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Well kept 3br/2br. Vaulted ceiling great rm leads to FLrm. $124,900 MLS 84613 Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Home on 5 acres. 4br/2ba split floor plan. Lg back porch leads right to pool. $229,900 MLS84651 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Century 21-Darby Rogers Price Reduced! Recently remodeled trilevel home, lg open kitchen w/lots of cabinets. $199,000 MLS84683 HeatherCraig 466-9223 3/2.5 brick home. FP, vaulted ceilings & beautifully landscaped yard w/3 outbuildings. 24x34 metal bldg. $219,000 MLS84695 Irvin Dees 208-4276 Poole Realty Retirement living 55+ 2br/2ba, open kit w/bar & dining room, lg br, office /craft w/lots of windows $80,000 MLS84702 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 3br/2ba in Union County on 1.3+/acres! Upgrades incl gorgeous cabinetry, granite countetops, 10’ceilings. $235,000 MLS84716 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 7+/acres! 4br/2.5ba, in Union County. Built in 2001. Very spacious w/many upgrades. Amust see! $289,900 MLS84803 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 810Home forSale 2br/1ba on almost a half acre. Quiet & well maintained neighborhood. Gorgeous view. MLS84808 $199,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Quality home. 2.87 acres can be divided for 2nd dewelling. Small cabin on property w/wood burning stove. $137,500 MLS84864 David Mincey 590-0157 Poole Realty Lg Manufactured 4br/2ba, 2040sq ft, covered fr porch, screen back porch, island in kit, laundry off kit. $110,000 MLS84966 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 321 NWSunset Hill Ct offers astonishing panoramic view! 3,629 SqFt brick home on 2 acres w/inground pool $289,500 MLS84978 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Very private 4br/2ba country brick on 5 horse ready acres. Fenced & cross fenced. Lg barn/workshop MLS85044 $213,900 Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 365-2521 2br/2ba home, w/upgraded kit cabinets, enclosed sunroom. Master br has 2 closets & shower. 2nd bd has full bath. MLS85066 $70,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Solid Brick 3br/2ba, great room, fam room. Open back patio overlooks private back yard, 1 acre. MLS85098 $185,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Concrete block home in town. LR, fam rm w/wood burning FP. Master br has 1.5 ba $108,900 MLS 85161 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Well maintained custom built, many unique features. Split floor plan, plus more! $349,999 Centry 21 Darby Rogers MLS85308 HeatherCraig 466-9223 2br/1ba in town. Built in 1996 & includes some appliances. Large carport. Ready to be moved into! $89,000 MLS85365 Poole Realty Vern Roberts 688-1940 Tri-River Farms! 3br/2ba beautifully maintained mfg home with workshop all on 2.31 acres in Branford area $79,900 MLS85370 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Country Home only minutes from town! 3br/2ba on sq 1-acre lot w/1,709SqFt.Quiet & cozy neighborhood. $128,900 MLS85473 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5100 3B Wood look vinyl in kitchen & dining room. 1 acre fenced. Piece of country just minutes to I-75 $499,000 MLS85528 Jo Lytte 365-2821 Remax Professionals Handyman Special! This beautiful 16 acres is priced to sell! Home needs a little TLC; ONLY $89,900 MLS85598 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Brick 3br/1ba, corner lot, near shopping, parks, schools, screen porch, wooded deck, fenced back yard. $94,000 Denise MilliganBose Realty 397-3313 MLS85637 Beautiful Pool home on 3/4 acre. Lg 4br/2ba almost 2000sf & sits in spectacular & manicured subdivision. $209,000 MLS85657 Remax Missy Zucher 623-0237 Beautiful 3.5 acres surround large Ranch style 3br/3ba in High Point Subdivision. $159,900 MLS85669 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax 820Farms & Acreage4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www 830Commercial PropertyHOME/OFFICE Building in town with 1,564 sq. ft., very nice! Only $95,000 (386) 719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85234 Beauty Parlor, great office location! With purchase of adjoining lot $165,000 Sabrina Suggs (386)854-0686 MLS85381 Jackie Taylor& Associates 860Investment PropertyLOADED Hunting camp on 89 acres with everything (call for list) you need! $299,000 Rob Edwards (386)965-0763 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85131 Buy your own private fresh water spring on the Sante Fe River. 4,500ft of water frontage & 561 acres. MLS83354 William Golightly 590-6681 Poole Realty


From staff reports Columbia High gradu ate Laremy Tunsil was one of 26 players selected to the SEC Coaches AllFreshman Football Team. Tunsil plays for Ole Miss and was one of four Rebels voted to the team by the conferences 14 head coaches. Coaches could not vote for their own players. Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell was voted SEC Freshman of the Year. Robert Nkemdiche and Tony Conner also made it for the Rebels. Arkansas and South Carolina also had four players on the team, while Florida had three run ning back Kelvin Taylor, defensive back Vernon Hargreaves and punter Johnny Townsend. The All-Fresham team included: OFFENSE TE Hunter Henry, Arkansas OL Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss Andrew Jelks, Vanderbilt Alex Kozan, Auburn Denver Kirkland, Arkansas C Jon Toth, Kentucky WR Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss Marquez North, Tennessee QB Maty Mauk, Missouri RB Alex Collins, Arkansas Kelvin Taylor, Florida AP Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina DEFENSE DL Chris Jones, Mississippi State AShawn Robinson, Alabama Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss Darius Philon, Arkansas LB Darian Claiborne, Texas A&M Leonard Floyd, Georgia Skai Moore, South Carolina DB Vernon Hargreaves, Florida Tony Conner, Ole Miss TreDavious White, LSU Cameron Sutton, Tennessee SPECIAL TEAMS PK Elliott Fry, South Carolina P Johnny Townsend, Florida RS Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina 6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 6BSPORTSJUMP Lake City Reporter New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires December 31, 2013 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP Located at SHANDS Lake City, Live Oak & Starke Womens Center of Florida ALL MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED INCLUDING MEDICAID & MEDICARE FREE Pregnancy Ultrasound WITH THIS AD* *Insurance billing may occur if necessary. 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High team handicap series: 1. Spare Us 2,381; 2. Silver Ladies 2,254; 3. High Five 2,246. High handicap game: 1. Elsie Huddleston 234; 2. Karen Clampett 229; 3. Linda Herndon 220. High handicap series: 1. Cythe Shiver 621; 2. Harriet Woods 616; 3. Karen Gardner 603. (Results from Dec. 10) GOLDEN ROLLERS Team standings: 1. Lucky Strikers; 2. Power E.N.D.S.; 3. WGASA. High team scratch game: 1. Gamblers 681; 2. Your Up 651; 3. (tie) Wild Things, Ups and Downs 614. High team scratch series: 1. Quirky Quad 1,930; 2. Jos Crew 1,869; 3. WGASA 1,827. High team handicap game: 1. Jos Crew 843; 2. WGASA 841; 3. Gamblers 834. High team handicap series: 1. Quirky Quad 2,524; 2. 2 Girls & 2 Guys 2,419; 3. Wild Things 2,356. High scratch game: 1. Debi Evert 190; 2. Diane Madsen 180; 3. Ann Soliz 170. 1. Mike Murrey 244; 2. Earl Hayward 212; 3. David Duncan 198. High scratch series: 1. (tie) Jane Sommerfeld, Debbie Walters 467; 3. Vy Ritter 458. 1. Bill Dolly 627; 2. Lee Evert 551; 3. George Walters 547. High handicap game: 1. Debi Evert 240; 2. (tie) Jane Sommerfeld, Diane Madsen 234. 1. Mike Murrey 259; 2. Earl Hayward 239; 3. George Walters 227. High handicap series: 1. Vy Ritter 641; 2. Ann Soliz 636; 3. Debbie Walters 620. 1. Bill Dolly 684; 2. Lee Evert 653; 3. Jim Burnett 641. (Results from Dec. 5) TUESDAY NITE MIXED High team handicap game: 1. Bowlistic 870; 2. All In 867; 3. Wolf Pack 852. High team handicap series: 1. Wolf Pack 2,482; 2. 0 2 Cool 2,468; 3. All In 2,466. High scratch game: 1. Mary Lobaugh 227; 2. Mary Lobaugh 200; 3. Julie Bell 195. 1. Bill Dolly 233; 2. George Walters 220; 3. George Walters 211. High scratch series: 1. Mary Lobaugh 557; 2. Julie Bell 527; 3. Maggie Battle 452. 1. Bill Dolly 638; 2. George Walters 609; 3. George Mulligan 519. High handicap game: 1. Mary Lobaugh 259; 2. Julie Bell 251; 3. Lisa Wacha 243. 1. Bill Dolly 253; 2. George Walters 243; 3. Willie Frazier 234. High handicap series: 1. Julie Bell 695; 2. Mary Lobaugh 653; 3. Lisa Wacha 649. 1. Bill Dolly 698; 2. George Walters 678; 3. Bobby Robinson 650. High average: Mary Lobaugh 171; Bill Dolly 187. (Results from Dec. 3) SEXY SENIORS Team standings: 1. Awesome Four (70-42); 2. Handicappers (66-46); 3. Jos Crew (63-49). High team handicap game: 1. Outcasts 847; 2. Awesome Four 834; 3. Spoilers 814. High team handicap series: 1. Perky Pals 2,494; 2. Handicappers 2,364; 3. Keglers 2,355. High handicap game: 1. Vy Ritter 227; 2. Diane Madsen 224; 3. Teresa Williams 216. 1. David Duncan 259; 2. Ross Meyers 242; 3. Rainer Stutt 231. High handicap series: 1. Joanne Denton 636; 2. Ann Soliz 620; 3. Betty Carmichael 605. 1. Jim Grimsley 658; 2. Ric Yates 644; 3. Earl Hayward 634. (Results from Nov. 19) Team standings: 1. Awesome Four (76-44); 2. Jos Crew (71-49); 3. Spoilers (68-52, 35,374 handicap pins); 4. Handicappers (68-52, 35,151 handicap pins); 5. Pin Droppers (68-52, 35,036 handicap pins). High team handicap game: 1. Keglers 830; 2. Pin Droppers 811; 3. Awesome Four 808. High team handicap series: 1. Perky Pals 2,417; 2. Spoilers 2,410; 3. Double Up 2,372. High handicap game: 1. Janet Nash/Schaafsma 266; 2. (tie) Yvonne Finley, Yvonne McRae, Barbara Croft 225. 1. Ric Yates 241; 2. Johnnie Croft 220; 3. Wayne Williams 218. High handicap series: 1. Ann Soliz 672; 2. Peggy Duncan 627; 3. Joyce Crandall 617. 1. Rainer Stutt 656; 2. Morrell Atwood 607; 3. Jim Grimsley 599. (Results from Nov. 26) MONDAY NIGHT MAVERICKS Team standings: 1. Hanger 7 (295-185); 2. Bias Well Drilling (284-196); 3. Team 4 (267.5-212.5). High scratch game: 1. (tie) Robert Stone, John Hilbert 279; 3. Wally Howard 278; 4. (tie) David Adel, Zech Strohl 246. High scratch series: 1. Zech Strohl 707; 2. Robert Stone 696; 3. David Adel 650. High handicap game: 1. John Hilbert 292; 2. Wally Howard 287; 3. Robert Stone 281. High handicap series: 1. Ron Bias 745; 2. Jim Burnette 727; 3. Steve Madsen, Jay Waterbury, Bobby Smith 724. High average: 1. Zech Strohl 222.6; 2. Robert Stone 218.42; 3. Wally Howard 211. (Results from Dec. 9) Tunsil SEC All-Freshman Photo courtesy of JOSHUA MCCOY /Ole Miss Athletics Columbia High graduate and Ole Miss offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil (78) was voted to the SEC Coaches All-Freshman Football Team. Ole Miss will play in the Dec. 30 Music City Bowl.