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Title: The Lake City reporter
Uniform Title: Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. : 1967)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Lake City reporter
Publisher: John H. Perry
Place of Publication: Lake City, Fla
Publication Date: May 20, 2009
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2 area gas stations robbed


Armed suspects hit
both stations along
Interstate 75 corridor.
By TONY BRITT
tbritt@lakecityreporter.com
Two unidentified, armed,
masked men, one carrying a shot-
gun and the other armed with a
pistol, allegedly robbed two local


Officials

outline

plight of

children

Youngsters found
hungry, flea-bitten
and were soiled.

By TONY BRITT
tbritt@lakecityreporter.com
Local and state, authori-
ties are continuing their,
investigation into the par-
ents of three children who
.ivre found pad-locked in
S a mobile home during the
weekend.
The children, aged 2, 5,
and 7 years old were found
hungry, flea-bitten and wear-
ing soiled clothing, alleg-
Sedh pad-locked in a room
by their parents, who were
not at the home when the
children were found.
Joseph Michael Brenton,
28, and ChristinaD. Ramirez,
22. both of Lake City, face
CHILDREN continued on 6A,


JASON MATTHEW WALKER
Lake City Reporter
The new digs
Pinemount Elementary
School Principal Donna
McAdams speaks with Kelly
Horton, 4, at the school's
open house bn Tuesday.
Parents were invited to ask
questions and take a tour of
the facility, which was built
to relieve overcrowding at,
Westside, Columbia City
and, Summers elementary
schools.


gas stations Tuesday morning,
according to police reports.
According to Columbia County
Sheriff's Office reports, the first
incident occurred around 3 a.m. at
the Shell Convenience Store, 3317,
W. U.S. Highway 90, when two
masked men robbed the store's
clerk. ,
"One suspect was armed with
a shotgun and the other with a
semi-automatic handgun," said


Sgt. Ed Seifert, Columbia'County
Sheriff's Office public information
officer. .
Reports indicate the armed men
confronted the clerk and demand-
ed money. The clerk complied
with their orders and the men fled
the area in an unknown vehicle.
"They forced her: .behind the
counter, robbed the money from
the register and they then fled the
scene and drove down to the next


exit," Seifert said.
Minutes later authorities were
alerted to another reported rob-
bery in Columbia County along
the Interstate 75 corridor.
The second robbery occurred
at the Exxon Station at 3974 State
Road 47.
"One of-the same masked men
from the first, robbery entered
ROBBERIES continued on 3A


Honoring the fallen


JASON MATTHEW WALKERJiake City Reporer
Columbia County Sheriff's Office Capt. David Wingate (right) places a rose in memory of Jefferson Davis as he
an Deputy Steven Khachigan escort his mother Pat Davis during the Sixth Annual Columbia County Public Safety
Memorial Day Tuesday. 'This month is hard,' Davis said. "We're just grateful to have support in this community.'

Courage remains on patrol in county


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter
Robert Hendricks, of Alachua County Fire Rescue, plays
'Amazing Grace' on the bagpipes.


By JEFF M. HARDISON
jhardison@lakecitireporter.com
ourage still serves Columbia
County, said County Judge
.r Tom Coleman Tuesday
evening when he spoke in
honor of Columbia County law
:enforcement officers who died in the line of
duty from 1900 to 2004.
Coleman was the keynote speaker at
the Sixth Annual Columbia County Public
Safety Memorial Day. The memorial was
'held in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist
Church of Lake City because of rain. The
remembrance normally occurs at the
monument next to Lake DeSoto, across the
street from the county courthouse.
Before Coleman's speech, County
Commission Chairman Stephen Bailey read
a proclamation to name May as "Public
Safety Appreciation Month" in Columbia
County.
He listed the many state and local law
enforcement agencies that protect the
rights, safety and freedom of citizens here.
May 15 has been "Peace Officers'
Memorial Day" throughout the United
States since the administration of President
John F. Kennedy.
Coleman said the United States is a
nation of laws, which ensure the rights


FALLEN continued on 6A


Local

boaters

found

in Gulf

Three rescued by
Coast Guard after
six-hour ordeal.
By TONY BRITT
tbritt@lakecityreporter.com
Three Columbia County
residents stranded in the
Gulf of Mexico for nearly
six hours in their disabled
boat were found and res-
cuec late Monday afternoon
by a United States Coast
Guard helicopter crew from
Clearwater.
, Dean Wifin, 40, Shane
Winn, 21, and Justin Winn,
13, all from Lake City, were
reported to be in good
medical condition by Coast
Guard personnel following
the Monday ordeal.
"I don't believe there
was large medical con-
cerns other than possible
hypothermia and dehy-
dration from being out
there so long," said Coast
SGuard Petty Officer Robert
Simpson. "I'm assuming
they were all right."
BOATERS continued on 5A

CITY MANAGER

Candidates
have meet
and greet
with public
Sentiment is that
either man will
help city advance.
By JEFF M. HARDISON
jhardison@lakecityreporter.com
A number of city employ-
ees, some county govern-
ment leaders and the gen-
eral public met and greeted
the two finalists for city
manager of Lake City.
Richard R. Diamond Sr.
and Wendell Johnson spoke
with people Tuesday eve-
ning at City Hall.
INSIDE

* City releases findings of
city manager candidate
background checks, 5A
Columbia County
Recreational Director Mario
Coppock said he found Joan
Diamond to be "delightful."
"Behind every great
man is a great woman,"
MANAGER continued on 5A


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* Actor David Proval is 67.
* Singer Joe Cocker is 65.
M Singer-actress Cher is 63.
* Actor-comedian Dave
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* Actor Dean Butler is 53.
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Daily Scripture
"Peacemakers who sow in peace
raise a harvest of righteousness"
James 3:18
Thought for Today
"Some stories don't have a clear
beginning, middle and end. Life
is about not knowing, having to
change, taking the moment and
making the best of it, without
knowing what's going to happen
next. Delicious ambiguity."
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CORRECTION
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items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please
call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run
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LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & BUSINESS WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009


Teen arrested in connection with hit-and-run


From staff reports

.-' FORT WHITE A 17-
year-old FortWhite boy was
arrested Tuesday morning.
for allegedly injuring three
people, one seriously, after
K hitting them with his car
before fleeing the scene
early Saturday. Authorities.
expect to make additional
arrests in the case.
Jonathon Chacon, 17,
233 SW Goldenrod Glen,
Fort White, was charged
with three counts of aggra-
vated battery with a dead-
ly weapon (vehicle) and
driving with a suspended
license ,in connection with
the incident.
Chacon, a Fort White.
High School student, was.
arrested by the school
resource officer, 'deputy


Don Meyer. He was arrest-
ed about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday
without incident. Chacon
was initially booked into
the Columbia County
Detention Facility, but
he has since been trans-
ferred to the Department
of Juvenile Justice facility in
Gainesville.
The initial incident
occurred around 1 a.m.
Saturday on Dortch Street
when three people were
struck by a red Honda. One
of the victims, a 24-year-
old, who authorities have
not identified, was taken to
Shands at the University of
Florida in Gainesville for
treatment.
According to Columbia
County Sheriff's Office
reports, following the inci-
dent Meyer conducted a


follow-up interview and
identified Chacon as the
possible driver of the car.
Through his investiga-
tion, Meyer determined
that Chacori was looking for
a particular man he wanted
to fight and that Chacon
called a friend to pick him
up to search for the man.
"Chacon drove around
the area looking for the
man," Columbia County
Sheriff's Office public
information officer Sgt. Ed
Seifert said. "While driving
on Dortch Street, Chacon
observed a crowd of people.
standing in the roadway and
turned the car's headlights
off, drove across the center
lane, struck a mailbox and
then drove into the crowd.
Chacon struck three,peo-
ple with the car and then


he fled the scene in fear
that the crowd would harm
him. Witnesses state that
the vehicle sped up as it
approached the crowd."
Seifert said Chacon knew
that he had hit someone
because he told Meyer that
he saw a body fly up and
smash the windshield.
Reports indicate that fol-
lowing the incident Chacon
and two other people hid
the vehicle in the woods.
"Deputy John Snipes
and detective Joe Vargo
recovered the vehicle in a
wooded lot off Legree Road
in Fort White," Seifert said.
"The vehicle was transport-
ed to the Columbia County
Sheriff's Office to be pro-
cessed. Charges are pend-
ing on the individuals that
assisted Chacon."


Time capsule from 1959 set for. June 7 opening


By JEFF M. HARDISON
jhardison@lakecityreporter.com

The June 7 '.opening
of the 1959 time 'capsule'
was. the matter discussed
Tuesday by the Lake City
Sesquicentennial Executive
Committee.
Musical entertain-
ment is scheduled on that,
day, as is an ice cream
social at the School Board
Administration complex
on Duval Street. The cap-


sule will' be opened at 2
p.m. and its contents, will
be shown to the public.
Those items will then be
put in containers for better
preservation.
The current plan is for
the improved 1959 time
capsule to be interred again
in December, along with a
separate time capsule filled
with 2009 items.
Committee member
Paulette Lord said plans
leading up to the opening of


the time capsule are going
well. She asked, and .the
committee agreed, to spend
$500 for bottled water and
ice cream. The ice cream
will be in 400 small contain-
. ers with wooden spoons.
Committee member
Tina Roberts complained
during the meeting that
she thought there was not
enough" participation by
City Council.
She noted that council-
men Eugene Jefferson and


George' Ward were absent
from the Founders', Day.
program.
The mayor, at Tuesdays's
meeting, said he will ask all
City Council members to
be at the June 7 opening of
the time capsule..


Compiled by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter


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/ The Lake City Reporter would like to congratulate


fEVyStar e
Credit Union
on their May 14, 2009 ribbon cutting ceremony for
/ their new location at


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JEFF M. HARDISONILake City Reporter

She's a cruise qualifier
Debbie Nelson of Lake City accepts a $25 gift card to North Florida Pharmacy and a
$25 gift card for Nettles Sausage on Tuesday morning from Lake City Reporter Publisher
Todd Wilson.



ROBBERIES:Same suspects involved


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the Exxon and robbed the
clerk and the suspects fled
the area," Seifert said.
He said no injuries were
reported in either of'. the
robberies.
Seifert said. authorities
are certain the same men
committed both armed
robberies becau se' of evi-
dence from video surveil-
lance from one store and
witness accounts from the
other store.
Both suspects were
described as black men,
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ing with masks covering
their faces. One of the sus-,
pects is describedas hav-
ing a medium build and
the other is described as
being thin. Authorities do
not have a description of
the vehicle.
Sheriff's office detectives
are conducting, an investi-
gation into the robberies
and processing evidence
from the crime scenes.
Seifert said the next step
in the investigation is to
check the video surveillance
equipment and attempt to


collect DNA evidence.
., He said local authorities
are in contact with other law
enforcement agencies from
as far away as Valdosta, Ga.,
to Ocala to see whether
they've had similar crimes
with suspects matching the'
descriptions from Tuesday's
robberies.
Anyone with information
on the robberies is -asked
to call Columbia County,
Sheriff's Office detective
Joe Vargo at (386) 497-2030
or Columbia County Crime
Stoppers at 754-7099.


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Paying a somber visit to the Florida

National Cemetery at Bushnell


W hen Bob and
I first moved
to Florida, we
spent hours
traveling off
major highways like Interstate
75 when we discovered the
Florida National Cemetery at
the Webster exit As we entered
the area, we met up with a line
of cars moving slowly in one
of five lanes following a lead
golf cart. Unknowingly, we
had become part of a funeral
procession.
The ceremony was both
. religious and military. The
chaplain read psalms from the,
Bible and poetry that tugged
at our heart strings. An honor
guard rendered-the military
,.honors by firing three volleys.,
of gun fire. The spent shells
were inserted in the fold of the '
flag presented to the chaplain
who then presented it to the
next of kin.
The dedication of the flag
emphasized the meaning of
the colors: red for blood, war,
and courage; white for purity
and innocence; and blue for'
justice and freedom. The stripes
represent the sun's rays and,
the stars heaven and the good
of mankind, one star for each
state. The idea of putting shells
in the fold of the flag was an
idea conceived by the local
veterans' organization as a
symbol of finality.
Nary a dry eye was seen as
the bugle sounded taps. I later
learned that taps was so named
because in the absence of a


LETTER RS TO

Marine confused by.
government incentive
To the Editor:
I am a 70-year-old man. I wen
into the Marine Corp. right after
graduation from school in 1957.
-I was not drafted; I volunteered
for my country.
In 2008, when. my country
gave me $300 I1 was not paying
for my Medicare ($96.00) a
month, my income allowed the
state to take care of that As
soon as I got'the extra $300
from the federal government
because I was a veteran, I was
charged by the state for three
months back Medicare and am
'still paying $96 a month. The
incentive program gained me
$12, and cost me $96 a month
since. Apparently my Social
Security and VA was okay, but
the state decided the incentive
put me over the income bracket
since then.
I know of a Social Security-
disabled mother (52 years
old) with a 14-year-old who
had Medicaid for her son. She
lost Medicaid coverage when
her Social Security income
increased (cost of living raise)
$47 in January. She has been
trying to get Kids Care (Health
Kids) and keeps getting no
answer.
In the meantime, this mother
had to pay a dentist $189 for
cleaning and x-rays and $135


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Dr. Btty Haven


bugle it was tapped out on a '
drum. The significance of this
part of the ceremony means
that for the warrior the final
battle had been fought and the
warrior would rest eternal from
the field of battle.
I later learned that taps was
officially adopted -by the Army
*in 1874 and the volley by the
British Government in 1875.
It was then that Bob turned
to me and said, "I want to be
buried like this."
As Bob suffered toward
the end in Haven Hospice, I
thought seriously about his
wish. Not only would this be a
meaningful end to a life, which'
included four years in the
military during World War II,
but also because of the services
offered by the cemetery:
a gravesite, headstone and
perpetual care for honorably
discharged veterans. On the
headstone would be inscribed a
religious emblem, name, birth
date,, rank, branch of service,
and additional inscriptions if
desired. Arrangement could
be made with a local funeral
director. As his spouse,; I could
also be buried next to my life


THE EDITOR
to her son's regular doctor for
a physical to summer camp.
There goes her 2009 $250 ,
incentive package.
To the United States ,
government, please don't give
us any more money until you
can coordinate with the states to
make sure an incentive is really
what it's supposed to be.
Also, why as a disabled
veteran am I paying $8 per
prescription at the VA Hospital,
when my Medicare Part D
says I only need to pay $2.40
per prescription for generic
medication. My VA doctor says
he cannot write prescriptions
outside of the VA Hospital. Why
can't the VA take Medicare
Part D. I have been going to VA
Hospitals for 43 years. I don't
have a outside doctor.
U.S. Marine and proud of it.
Louis F Beames
Lake City

Is liberal Congress
asleep on the job?
To the Editor:
In the first three months as
president, th'e liberal Congress
has stood by silently while'
Obama flagrantly breaks the law
and tramples on our citizens'
rights that we are accustomed
to.
Obama has formed a
partnership with the unions,
who, with the help of ACORN, is


partner of 53 years.
So Bob was buried with his
comrades in a beautiful area of
Florida. His particular service
was conducted by volunteers
from the Dade County Disabled
American Veterans (DAV).
The cemetery,.opened in June
1988 and spreads over 600 acres
with a total of 97,000 bodies.
An Avenue of Flags display, 350
In all, will be flown beginning
Friday until several days after
Memorial Day.
These flags are those used
in burials and donated back to
the cemetery. A special one-
hour service will be held at 10
a.m. on Memorial Day in the,
Assembly Area in the middle of
the cemetery.
It is suggested that if you ...
attend to bring a chair. About ;,
3,000 people are expected to'
attend. Further details can
be obtained by calling the' "
cemetery at (352)793-7740. The
cemetery is located 123 miles,
from Lake City.
The Williams-Thomas
Funeral Home in Gainesville .
will send two buses to Bushnell
on Thursday leaving that facility
- at 9 a.m. and returning at 2:30
p.m. Food will be provided at
the Dade Battlefield Park just
north of Bushnell. A special tour
will be provided.
Lest we forget This weekend,
should be a time to remember
those who have died in our
nation's service. It is also
known as Poppy Day. Wear your
poppy with pride on this special
veterans' day.


his biggest source of votes. How.
can Obama justify browbeating
the secured creditors of
bankrupt Chrysler, forcing
them to settle for pennies on the
dollar, while giving 53 percent
ownership of Chrysler to the
union, an unsecured creditor.
In bankrupt situations,
secured creditors always come
first It's the law.
Obama has taken the
unheard liberty of firing CEO's
dictating bonus and salary
limits for private businesses
such as banks, etc. Where is
Congress? They are either
asleep or willing accomplices.
.Obama criticized Bush for
having a 13 percent budget
deficit, when in fact, come
October, Obama's budget will
have a 50 percent deficit, which
relates to borrowing 50 percent
of the budget dollars to finance
his socialist agenda.
As deep in debt Obama has
put our country in, now comes
Obama's health care program
for 45 million people, 15 million
of them illegal aliens. Obama is
operating a smoke and mirrors
scheme which in time will
destroy our health care system
and bankrupt our country.
Our only hope is voting
the liberal Democrats and
Republicans out of office by our
vote next year.
Milton F Muskewitz
Lake City


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Tom Mayer
tmayer@lakecityreportercom


Hubble's

journey

has taught

us plenty

Two decades ago,
Hubble Space
Telescope changed
the way I looked at
the world.
When construction of the
HST began in 1978, I was
a young teenager, no more
interested in space than an
occasional soul-searching
moment under the stars
contemplating the vastness of
it all.
But at the time the telescope
was completed, and then
launched in 1990 from shuttle
Atlantis, I was in college
studying, among other things,
astro-physics or as it's more
commonly known, astronomy.
Serious research had taken the
place of fanciful contemplation:
Carl Sagan was my hero
long before Jodie Foster
popularized SETI in "Contact."
I remember many of those
early courses. I forget her
name, but I recall that a young
lady was dismissed from class
. by the professor for misstating
the mission of the course as
the study of astrology a faux "
pas she would never live down.
Astrology, a 10-minute, chiding
reealed,,,ha nothing to. do
with astronomy.,, ,,
Professor was right Nothing
in my horoscope prepared
me for his class. The study
of astronomy was the most
difficult series of courses ,
I would undertake in my
undergraduate days.
Although I knew I
wouldn't pursue astronomy
professionally, the pursuit of
knowledge for knowledge's
sake was worth the effort
In my mind, the search for
the stars was the search for
mankind's origin.
I remember the excitement
generated on campus by
Hubble's launch: 380 years
after Galileo first turned a
telescope on the heavens,
many of the secrets of the
universe would be revealed.
Despite a rough start
it was discovered in initial
tests that the HST, like me,
suffered from astigmatism
Hubble has.performed
beyond the dreams of many an
astronomer.
Following several repair
and upgrade missions, the
most recent completed only
Tuesday, the Hubble Space
Telescope has taught us much
about our universe.
Thanks to Hubble, according
to NASA, the world now knows:
the universe is 13.7 billion
years old (before the HST, the
closest guess was between
seven and 20 billion years old).
nearly all galaxies contain
enormous black holes.
more clearly how planets,
including Earth, formed and
form.
organic molecules exist
on planets outside our solar
system:
because of dark energy,
the expansion of the universe
is speeding up an idea first
submitted, and then rejected,
by Albert Einstein in the early
20th century
Now, following NASA's last
service call to the HST this
week, the telescope is on its
last mission. A decade from
now, it will have taught us all it
has to teach.


Considering how much
we've learned from this '
miracle of technology during
the past 19 years, I can't wait
to see where the journey ends.
* Tom Mayer is editor of the
Lake City Reporter.


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LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009


BOATERS: Rescued in Gulf of Mexico
Continued From Page 1A


The Winns reportedly
left from' the Shired Island
boat. ramp early Monday
morning and became dis-,
abled around noon after
their boat's engine had a
mechanical problem.
Coast Guard reports
indicate Winn attempted to
make several calls to 911
for help, but because of his
distance offshore, the cell
phone signal was weak and
did, not allqo .himn to corh-
municate with rescuers.
Winn, however, was able,
to briefly talk to his girl-
friend by cell phone before
he drifted out of cell phone
range.
Winn's girlfriend called
Coast Guard watchstanders
from Coast Guard Sector St.
Petersburg around 3 p.m.
and she was able to tell


"We launched
our helicopters
and Yankeetown's
vessel and were
able to loacte
them around
sunset."

Robert Simpson,
Coast Guard Petty Officer
rescuers Winn and his sons
were OK, but their boat
was disabled and adrift off
Shired Island.
"The search started
about 3 p,.m. and involved
a large check list to make
sure the vessel was actu-
ally in distress or had been
overdue," Simpson said.
"We launched our heli-
copter and Yankeetown's


vessel and we were able
to locate them around
sunset, 7:30 p.m."
Coast Guard officials said
due to deteriorating weath-
er conditions, the Coast
Guard HH-60 Jayhawk res-
cue helicopter crew was
immediately launched,
along with a Coast Guard
Station Yankeetown 18-foot
rescue boat crew to search
for the Winn family.
Reports indicate the
helicopter crew found the
Winns shortly before sunset
after they had been adrift for
about six hours. Simpson
said the square mileage cov-
ered in the search has not
yet been tabulated.
The Station Yankeetown
18-foot rescue boat crew
towed the disabled boat to
Horseshoe Beach.


VA to host Memorial Day ceremony


From staff reports

The Lake City VA' Medical Center is
scheduled to host the 15th Annual "Catch
the Spirit" Memorial Day Ceremony, start-
ing at 10 a.m. Friday on the front lawn at
the VAMC, 801 S. Marion Ave.
The, public is invited arid refreshments
will be served.
'This annual event provides those in our
area an opportunity to gather together to
pay tribute to and honor those servicemen
and women who paid the ultimate price
to ensure the democratic principles that
our nation was founded upon," said Nancy
' Reissener, associate director of the Lake
City VAMC.
U.S. Army Col. Walter Weaver is sched-
uled as the keynote speaker. Columbia,


High School Junior Reserve Officer
Training Corps will assist' with the pre-
sentation of colors and the "Laying of the
Wreath" ceremony,
CHS junior Katie Shaffer is scheduled to
sing the national anthem.
This will be followed by the Pledge of
Allegiance, led by Operation Iraqi Freedom
Veteran Isaiah Griffin III. Mayor Stephen
Witt is scheduled to read a Memorial
Weekend proclamation, which will be fol-
lowed by the Richardson Middle School
Chorus Ensemble directed by Christie
Robinson.
Leon Drake, former POW during WW II
is scheduled to assist in the "Laying of the
Wreath" ceremony. Aaron Stikes, a student
at Fort White High School is scheduled to
play taps.


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter
City and public employees and the general public participated in a meet-and-greet with Lake
City city manager candidates Richard Diamond Sr. and Wendell Johnson. Pictured (from left)
are City Councilwoman Melinda Moses, Wendell Johnson and hiswife, Diane, Joan Diamond
and her husband, Richard, and Mayor Stephen Witt.

Lake City Police find no problems

with either city manager candidate


By JEFF M. HARDISON
jhardison@lakecityreporter.com

-Lake City Police Capt.
Rudolph Davis and "Sgt.
Clint VanBennekom con-'
ducted pre-employment
background investigations
of Richard R. Diamond,
Sr. and Wendell Johnson
respectively.
The police officers' inves-
tigations of the final two
city, manager candidates
took place in Bunnell and
DeBary for Diamond, and
Clewiston for Johnson.
VanBennekomfound only
one issue with Johnson.
'There was only one
issue that arose consis-


tently in this investigation,"
VanBennekom wrote, "and
that is rumors of his tem-
per. It appears that these
rumors are based on an
incident that occurred dur-
ing a, City Commission
meeting, in which Mr.
Johnson resigned."
VanBennekom said the
majority of people with
whom he interviewed
"spoke very highly of Mr.
Johnson in his personal life.
There was, however, one
reported incidence of con-
duct in a drinking establish-
ment that may be seen as
inappropriate."
The incident was substan-
tiated by the owner of the


business, .VanBennekom
wrote, but the owner also
spoke highly of Johnson in
a professional capacity.
Davis found no flaws with
Diamond, other than the
point where the city man-
ager and City Commission
could no longer work
together.
Davis summed up his
study in one sentence.
"Mr. Diamond had an
excellent relationship with
his employees, friends and
communities in both cities"
Davis wrote, "but his rela-
tionship with his supervi-
sors (the city commission-
ers of Bunnell and DeBary)
was a bit shaky."


MANAGER: Council makes pick today


Continued From Page 1A
Coppock said.
Coppock said found an
opportunity to speak with
the finalist's wife before he
cotlld meet Diamond, or
with Johnson or his wife.
One department head
shared his feelings, about
the two contenders.


OBITUARIES


William H. "Bill" Eley
Mr. William H. "Bill" Eley, 69,
of Lake City, died late Monday,
evening .May. 18, 2009. in the
Shanrds at Lake '
Shore Eo R
following a
sudden illness. '
A native of' -.'
Holly w.ood,
Florida, Mr. Eley had been a
resident of Lake City since 1999
having moved here from Des'
Moines,. Iowa. Mr. Eley was a'
veteran of the United States Army
and was a retired customer service
representative having worked for
the Ruan .trucking company for
thirty years. Mr. Eley was of the
Baptist faith. He was preceded
in death by his parents, William
& ,,Mary Bell Snead Eley, a
sister, Shirley Hoover and a
grandson,. Bradley. Mr. Eley is
survived by his wife of forty-
seven years, Ruby Kay Eley; two
sons, William N. "Billy" Eley;
Dennis M. Eley both of Des
Moines, Iowa; two daughters,
Rachel E. Kennedy of Lake dity;'
Denise "DeeDee" Raymond of"
; Norwalk, Iowa; and a sister, Amy,
S Peters ofAltoona, Florida. Seven
grandchildren and one great-
grandsonI'also survive. Services
for Mr. Eley will be conducted-at
1:00 P.M., Friday, May' 22, 2009
in the Chapel of the Dees-Parrish
Family Funeral Home with Rev.
William Peters officiating. In lieu:.
of flowers the family requests.
that memorial donations be made
to the American Cancer. Society,
2119 SW 16th Street, Gainesville,
FL 32608 or PLEASE' due 'to
family allergies only send silk
flowers. Arrangements are
under the direction of DEES-
PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL
HOME, 458 South Marion
Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32025
(386)752-1234. Please sign the
family guest book at www.
parrishfamilyfuneralhome. corn
Obituaries are paid advertise-
ments. .For details, call the Lake
City Reporter's classified.depart-
ment at 752-1293. -


"Based on their back-
ground investigation,"
said Lake City interim
Police Chief Gary Laxton,
"I could work for either of
them."
Fire Chief Carlton Tunsil
said he thought there was a
pretty good crowd.
Lake City Strategic
Planning and Marketing
Director Nick Harwell
shared his first impres-
sions from the ', brief
interaction he had with
both men.
"Mr. Diamond was very
much about the structure
of the city," Harwell said.
"Mr. Johnson was more
personal."
Harwell was happy with


the pending future.
'"This is a good transi-
tion for the city that will
ultimately benefit the citi-
zens, and move us forward
where we need to go,"
Harwell said.
William Schretzmann,
who with his wife Dr.
Marie Leslie owns Caring
Hands Animal Hospital,
said he found Johnson to
be personable.
Whoever is selected,
Schretzmann said, needs
to be experienced enough
to work in a rapidly-grow-
ing. town. Schretzmann
said he wants to see the
Lake City Murnicipal
Airport better utilized and
developed.


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LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter
A member of the media videotapes Columbia County Sheriff's Office public information office
Sgt. Ed Seifert as he conducts a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Authorities are
continuing their investigation of Joseph Michael Brenton, 28, and Christina D. Ramirez, 22,
who allegedly pad-locked three children, ages 2, 5, and 7, in a room while home alone.
Brenton and Ramirez face three counts of aggravated felony child abuse.

CHILDREN: Investigation continues
Continued From Page 1A
three counts of aggravated
felony child abuse in the
case. Additional charges
could be forthcoming.
Brenton was being held
on $10,000 bond in the
Columbia County Detention
Facility, while Ramirez was
being held on $15,000 bond
in the facility.
* m' The Columbia County
.Sheriff's Office and the,
Department of Fanmily and
S services i JASON MATTHEW WALKERILae Ci, Fp,,nrr
conducting Television news crews record video of what they believe to be
the investi- the home where three children were rescued from deplorable
nation. living conditions.
Tuesday
m o r n when a family friend came had bruising to her arm."
Brenton ing. the to the house to visit the Seifert said.
Brenton Columbia adults. Columbia County
County "Nobody came to the Sheriff's Office deputy
Sheriff's door and he went to the Darrell Clay, who was ini-
Office pub- back of the house and tiaily called to the scene
lic informa- heard noises in a bedroom, earlier in the day, returned
tion officer looked through the window after his shift ended, spoke
Sgt. Ed and saw all three children to the parents and arrested
Seitert held inside," Seifert said. "The them.'
Ramirez apresscon- children were disheveled Seifert. who noted the
feretee- at ,pd had soiled themselves. children are being inter-
.drationA-_X had to open the win- ....iwd. by Department
cent f released dow to get them out of the of 'Fanmi'lv arnd Children
addi a ion iails about house, took them back to 'Services, said authorities
the case. his home and called law also found marijuana in the
Seifert said the children enforcement." house.
re now in the custody of Seifert said the children "Right now DCF has all
the Department of Family had been left in the bed- four kids in their care, is
and Children Services, who room. without air-condi- giving themmedical care
also took a 1-year-old child tioning and noted they told and making sure they're
from Ramirez when she authorities they had not taken care for a mental
was arrested. been eaten since the night evaluation." Seifert said.
According to Columbia before. In addition, two of
County Sheriff's Office the children showed out-
reports, the three older ward signs of abuse.
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and equality of all people.
The names of the "Fallen
Heroes" on the monument
near Lake DeSoto make
that place special, because
of what they stood for,
Coleman said.
"A place where sleeping
valor will always be
remembered by
right-thinking members
of this community," he
said. "Our community
would not be what it is
today, without the service
and the sacrifice of those
individuals who gave their
lives, and whose names
are enshrined on that
monument."
Coleman said it is
right and proper to
remember these men
who gave their lives in a
key moment when they
served the public. But
it is a disservice to not
remember another point,
he said.
The single, ultimate act
of sacrifice in each officer's
case "was performed
during the ordinary
course of their duties," .
Coleman said, "as they had
performed the same or
similar acts many times in
the past."
Law enforcement
officers, firefighters and
Emergency Medical
Service personnel put
their lives in jeopardy each
day as they strive to keep
people safe, Coleman said'.
These public servants
exhibit courage daily, he
said. And courage that
has patrolled the streets
of Columbia County
more than 100 years ago,
continues doing so today,
he said.
Coleman reminded
listeners to thank the
men and women who are,
serving in that capacity
today, while remembering
hose who died in the line
of duty..
This year, the Florida
.DetmeoLo r i ia
and -ons N.fSeves1T,
Office of A 1'tdtt rLw
Enforcement, Bureau of
Uniform Services, hosted
the event.
Maj,. Harold Barry
organized it and assured
that everyone knew the-
program had been moved
from the monument site to


JaPoun MATI InTEVW vf*-LERd e Lk ity rwtpuiier
Law enforcement officers crack glow sticks Tuesday in
remembrance of fallen comrades.


the inside of the church.
Lake City Mayor
Stephen Witt lit a
memorial candle. There
was a memorial roll call of
the names of the fallen.
Family members and
officers from the various
agencies placed roses on
a table in honor of each
officer who died in the line
of duty.
Aaron Stokes of Fort
White High School played
taps. Robert Hendrickson
ofAlachua County Fire
Rescue Services played.
"Amazing Grace" on
bagpipes. The Parkview
Quartet from Parkview
Baptist Church sang some
gospel songs.
The law enforcement
officers who were
honored, the agencies
where they served and
their dates of death in the
line of duty follow:
William T. Strange,
City Marshal (Nov. 28,
1900)
Hardy A Revels, Police
Officer (Nov. 20, 1922)'
Leon Walker, Florida


Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission (Aug., 13,
1970)
Charles W. Parks,
Florida Highway Patrol
Trooper (Feb. 6, 1973)
Dan Crowder, Florida
Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission (May 3,
1974)
Walter F Ivey,
Columbia County Sheriff's
Deputy (July 6, 1976)
William T Williams
Jr., Columbia County
Sheriff's Deputy (July 6,
1976)
Austin Gay,
Agricultural Law
Enforcement Officer (April
14, 1979
Merle J. Cook, Florida
Highway Patrol Trooper'
(July 13, 1981)
Charles B. Stafford,
Police Officer (June 9,
1991)
Jefferson H. Davis,
Columbia County Sheriff's
Deputy (May 30, 2002)
George A. "Andy"
Brown III, Florida -
Highway Patrol Trooper
(April 27, 2004).


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Wednesday, May 20,2009


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Section B


BRIEFS

YOUIN GOLF
Ste-Marie offers
junior clinics
Golf professional Carl
Ste-Marie is offering five
Junior Golf Clinics this
summer at Southern
Oaks Golf Club. Clinic
times and days are
8:30-11:15 a.m., Tuesday
through Friday. The
dates offered are
June 2-5, June 16-19,
July 14-17, July 28-31 and
Aug. 11-14. Beginner,
intermediate and
advanced groups are
offered in each clinic.
Cost is $60 and includes
drinks and snacks.
Clinics are limited to the
first 24 paid golfers.
Registration and
information is available at
Southern Oaks, Brian's
Sports and Golf Etc. For
details, call Ste-Marie at
623-2833.
-CHS FOOTBALL
Hold 'Em event
set for May 29
The Columbia County
Quarterback Club and
the Kiwanis Club of "
Lake City have a joint
fundraiser planned for
6:30 p.m. May 29, at
American Legion Post 57.
Donation is $100 and the
Quarterback Club gets
$50 of every ticket sold
by a club representative.
There is a guaranteed
$1,000 prize fund.
For details, call Alan
S .Moody at (386) 288-8408.

Summer camp
begin June 15
Columbia High's
seven-week summer
camp begins June 15.
Workouts are 7-9 a.m.
for Freshman Tigers and
7-11 a.m. for varsity and
* junior varsity
players on Tuesday
through Thursday. Cost
is $100.
For details, call coach
Ken Fasnacht Jr. at (386)
338-4779 or e-mail
kfasnacht@comcast.net.

YOUTH SOFTBAU.
Fundraiser set at
Kazbor's Grille
The Sliders 14-under
girls softball team has
a pancake breakfast
fundraiser planned at
Kazbor's Grille from
7-10 a.m. on June 13.
Tickets are $6 and can be
purchased from a player
or at the door.
For details, call
Michelle McCauley at
623-3261.
SOUTH SWIMMING
Registration is
under way
Columbia Swim Team,
now part of Gator Swim
Club out of Gainesville,
has registration at
the Columbia Aquatic
Complex weekdays from
4-5:30 p.m. Bring a copy
of child's birth certificate.
For details, call Sherri
Lee 755-3543 or Gator
Swim Club at
(352) 375-4683.
From staff reports

GAMES

Friday
Fort White High
football at Chiefland
High, 6 p.m.
Columbia High


football vs. Wolfson High,
host Mandarin High,
7:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m.


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Fort White


awards team


Indians hand
out postseason
honors at banquet.
By BRANDON FINLEY,
bfinley@lakecityreporter.com
FORT WHITE The
Indians of Fort White cel-
ebrated a district runner-
up regular season in coach
Chad Bonds first year at
Fort White High with a sea-


son-ending baseball ban-
quet on Saturday.
Fort White gave out
seven awards, including
the inaugural Josh Barton
Award honoring the former
player who died in a car
wreck prior to the season.
Victor Gonzalez took home
the award in its first year..
Four players took
home Captain's Awards
INDIANS continued on 4B


'Spiking


Butler signs to
play volleyballat
Lake Sumter CC.
By BRANDON FINLEY
bfinley@lakecityreporter.com
FORT WHITE
A s one of the
senior
captains for
S the Fort White
igh volley-
ball team, it was hard,
to miss Kristal Butler
on the court. It wasn't
just because of her long,
lanky stature, Butler had
the kind of attitude and
enthusiasm that spilled"
over into the stands.-
It was that
enthusiasm and
determination that landed
Butler with a scholarship
to play at Lake Sumter
Community College.
"I went to try out, and I
loved the girls. They were
all very welcoming," Butler
said of her decision to play
at Lake Sumter. "Coach
Lisa Huntley was great,
and I loved the fact that it
was in a small town similar
to Fort White. It's not far
from home, and I wanted
to stay close."
Butler's feeling about
Huntley played a role in.
her decision.
"She has been coaching
for a long time," Butler
said. "She's big on
working out, and putting
the work in the weight
room. I liked that, but
besides that I don't know
a whole lot about her. I'm
looking forward to getting
to know her better."
Butler will say
good-bye to Fort White
and her former coach
Doug Wohlstein, whom
she credits with a lot of
her growth as a player and
for landing in Lake Sumter.
"He helped me contact a
lot of local colleges," Butler-
said. "He knew that I had
the heart and
determination to play. I
was injured for most of my
junior year, but he helped
me with practices. I played
travel ball between my
junior and senior seasons,
and by the time I was a
senior, I was captain."
Butler played middle


blocker and back row for
the Lady Indians during
her senior year, in which
the team completed a
17-10 season, including a
win against Trenton High.
Though she doesn't
believe she's the best
player, Butler thinks that
she has what it takes to .
make an impact on the
next level.
"I want them to see
that even though I might


COURTESY PHOTO
Award winners from Fort White High's baseball banquet are (front row, from left) Brandon
Sharpe, Victor Gonzales, Andy Gonzales, Justin Kortessis, Dustin Cason, Tyler Sherrod, and
Levi Hatcher. Back row (from left) are Chad Evans, Matt Hatcher and Bo Kirby.,


her career


not have as much natural
skill as some players, I
have the determination,"
Butler said. "I was told that
I would have to fight for
a spot, and I'm going to
prove that I can do that."
While Buter credits
passing as one of her
strengths, she realizes that
she will have to work to
improve in other areas.
"I need to work on
hitting the ball harder,


and I can always learn the
game better," Butler said.
Butler's going into Lake
Sumter with the desire to
play, but not necessarily to
walk in with a starting spot
'Tm going in with an open
mind," Butler said. "I don't
know if I'll play right away.
I know that if I had gone to
a university, I wouldn't have
lhad the chance to play right

BUTLER continued on 4B


Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER
Lake City Repprter
ABOVE: Kristal Butler signed
on to play volleyball at Lake
Sumter Community College'
after serving as captain of
Fort White High during her
senior season.

LEFT: Butler signed on
Monday at Fort White High
with Lake Sumter Community
College. Pictured are -
(From Left) Yvonne Butler,
Kristal Butler and Lake
Sumter coach Lisa Huntley.


"I want them
to see that even
though I might
not have as
much natural
skill as some
players, I have
determination."
-Kristal Butler,
Fort White volleyball captain:


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LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009


SCOREBOARD


TELEVISION

TV sports
Today
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
8 p.m.
ESPN Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
NBA BASKETBALL
8:30 p.m.
TNT Playoffs, Eastern Conference
finals, game I, Orlando at Cleveland

BASEBALL

NL standings' ..
East Division
W' L Pt' GB :
Philadelphia 20 16 .556 ;-
New,York 21 17 .553 --
Atlanta 18 19 .4862 1/2
Florida 18 20 .474 3
S Washington 1.1 26" .2979 1/2
Central Division
o, W ., L Pet GB
Milwaukee 24 14 .632 -
Chicago 21 15 .583 2
- St. Louis ,.17 .553 3
Cincihnati 20 17 .5413 1/2
Houston 17 19 .472 6
Pittsburgh 17 21 .447 7
S- West Division
W L Pct GB
.LosAngeles 27 13 .675 -
* San Francisco ,19 18 .5146 1/2
SanDiego 16 22 .421 10
Colorado 15 22 .405101/2-
Arizona 14 23 .378111/2
Today's Games
Arizona (D.Davis 2-5) at Florida
(Volstad 2-3), 5:10 p.m., Ist game
Pittsburgh (Maholm 3- I) atWashington
(Lannan 2-3), 7:05 p.m.
Colorado (De La Rosa 0-3) at Atlanta
S .Vazquez 3-3), 7:10 p.m.
Philadelphia (Moyer 3-3) at Cincinnati
(Owings 3-4), 7:10 p.m.
ilwaukee (Gallardo 4-1) at Houston
(W.'odriguez 4-2), 8:05 p.m -
Chicago Cubs (Dempster 3-2) at St.
LouiR (C Carpenter 1-0), 8-15 p.m
Arizona (Augenstein 0-1) at Florida.


8:40 p.m., 2nd game
San Francisco (J.Sanchez 1-3) at San
Diego (Gaudin 0-3), 10:05 p.m.
N.Y. Mets (LI.Hernandez 3-1) at LA.
Dodgers (Stults 4-1), 10:10 p.m.

AL standings
East Division
W L Pct GB
Toronto 27 14 .659 -
Boston 22 16 .5793 1/2
New York 21 I17 .5534 1/2
Tampa Bay 20 20 .5006 1/2
Baltimore 16 22 .4219 1/2
a. Central Division
W L'. Pct.GB
Detroit 20, 16 .556 -
Kansas City 20 18 .526 I
Minnesota 18 21 .4623 1/2
Chicago '154 22. ..4055 1/2
Cleveland 14 25 .3597 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Texas 23 14 ;.622 -
Los Angeles 19 18 .5.14 4-
Seattle 18 21 :.462 6
Oakland '13 '22 ,371 9
'Today's Games
Texas (Harrison, 4-2) at Detroit
(Verlander 3-2), 7:05 p.m.
Baltimore (Guthrie 3-3) at N.Y.
Yankees (Hughes 1-2), 7:05 p.m.
Oakland (Bre.Anderson 0-4) at Tampa
Bay (Kazmir 4-3), 7:08 p.m.
Toronto (Cecil 2-0) at Boston (Penny
3-1), 7:10 p.m.
Cleveland (Carmona 2-4) -at Kansas
City (Meche 2-4),8:10 p.m.
Minnesota. (Liriano 2-4) at Chicago
White Sox (Danks 2-3), 8:11 p.m.
LA. Angels (E.Santana 0-0) at Seattle
(Jakubauskas 2-4). 10:10 p.m.

GOLF

Golf week
PGATOUR
Byron Nelson Championship
'Site: Irving,Texas.-
Schedule-Thursday-Sunday.
Course TPC Four Seasons Resort Las
Colinas (7.166 yards., par 70)


Purse: $6.5 million. Winner's share:
$1,152,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-
Friday, 3-6 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday,'
1-2:30 p.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.) and CBS
(Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).
On the Net: httpl/lwww.pgatour.com
CHAMPIONS TOUR
Senior PGA Championship
Site: Beachwood, Ohio.
Schedule:Thursday-Sunday.
Course: Canterbury Golf Club (6,895
yards, par 70).
Purse:TBA;Winner's share:TBA.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday,
rnoon-3 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., noon-
3 .p.m.; Saturday, midnight-3 a.m.) and
NBC (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday. nooD-
-3 pm.).
LPGATOUR
LPGA Corning Classic
Site:Corning, N.Y.
Schedule:Thursday-Sunday.
Course: Corning Country Club (6,223
yards.,par 72).
Purse: $1.5 million. Winner's share:
$225,000.
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday,
6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 3:30-5:30 a.m.,
6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3-5 a.m.,. 6:30-
9:30 p:m.; Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.).
On the Net http://www.lpga.com
OTHER TOURNAMENTS
Women
COLLEGE: NCAA Division I Women's
Golf Championship Tuesday-Friday, Caves
Valley Golf Club, Owings Mills, Md.

BASKETBALL

NBA playoffs
CONFERENCE FINALS
Today
Orlando at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

HOCKEY

NHL playoffs
CONFERENCE FINALS
Thursday
Carolina at Prctsburgh, 7 30 pm.


GOLF REPORTS



Hosford team wins Elks


The annual Elks Lodge
scramble produced a big
field with lots of good
scores and a close finish.
Trey Hosford and Tommy
Hosford teamed with Roger
Little and Scott Kishton to
pdft the Winning number at
15-undeir par. .I
Bill 1ramnon and George
Brannon, joined Steve
Peters and Mike Moses for
a ';scorecard second place
finish at -13.
Stanley Cox, Bill
VanGorter, Steve Gordon
an'd Anthony Crain took
third spot.
Skill shot winners were,
Derrick Tuell for longest
drive and Jimmy Lng for
closest to the pi).
The Good Old Boy9
played a single mitch this


S'SOUTHERN
OAKS
"'Ed Gofft .

week. .
Jim Stevens, Nick
Whitehurst and Mike
Spencer won with 5 team
skins over Bobby Simmons,
Carl Jones and Jim Bell.
Ed Snow, Joe Persons and
Carl Wilson were another
shot back with 3 skins.
Snow captured medal-
ist honors (41-36-77) over
Whitehurst (39-39-78).
In Wednesday PMI
Scramble action, Bruce
and Nicole Gibson headed
the winning team for the
second straight week,
joining teammates Don
Howard, Bo Skinner and


Martin Hatcher to finish
at-7.
Greg Lyons, Chad
Hunter, Eli Witt and Susie
Trigerson were a shot back
at -6.
The second-place fin-
ishers- had a measure of
revenge with an eagle on
the designated skins hole.
The LGA chose a scor-,
ing format using full handi-
caps for its annual 27-hole
member-member match.
Ann Bormolini and Cathy
Steen had a good late run
for a 99, but couldn't over-
take first-place finishers
Anita Campbell -and Judy ,
McGrath who shot 97..
Linda Weaver and Faye
Bowling-Warren tied, for'
third with Natalie Bryant
and Katrina Counts.


Photo, courtesy of New Image Photography

Pestmasters Services
Pestmasters Services is a 6-8 age group team in the Columbia County Girls Softball
Association 2009 spring league. Team members are (front row, from left) Tabitha Gray,
Whitney Lee, Kiaria-Thomas, Kylie Vickers and Katelyn Horton. Second row (from left) are
Blayke Williams, Dara Gaylard, Marissa Jolliffee, Natalie Hollingsworth and Kiaya Roberts.
Back row coaches (from left) are Butch Lee, Jackie Jennings. Nikki Vickers and
Kyle Roberts.


Yankees T-ball


The Yankees are a team in the Lake City Parks and Recreation Department 2009 T-ball
league. Team members are (front row, frbm left) Grace Drawdy, Amber Hayes,
Benjamin Engle, GracQe Priest and Christian Owens. Second row (from left) are
Zackary Williams, Kyrsfen Owens, Mason Sharp, Conner Mote, Kameron Feagle, Chloe
Stitckland and'Zane LePage. Third row (from left) are Joseph Havck, Alan Nelson,
Tyler Thomas, Josef Walkeri Madisyn Gamble, James Pittman and Josiah Lee. Back row
coaches (from left) are Wilda Drawdy, Lance Drawdy and Nic Vercher: Jared Fraze,
'Denver Shoniker and coach Ashley O'Steen also are on-the team.


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COURTESY PHOTO
. alke City Middle School's Cornelius Montgomery (center) wins his 100 meter heat at the
Middle School State Championship in Clermont on Saturday.

Montgomery medals at state


-mPram staff reports.

Cornelius Montgomery
of Lake City Middle School
brought home a medal from
the Middle School State
Championship in Clermont
on Saturday.
M.:,ontgomery won his
heat and placed seventh
overall in the 100-meter
competition that included
ninth-graders.
The top age limit is 15


years, 9 months.
Montgomery also placed
11th in the 200 meter.
"I thought Cornelius did
really well," coach April
Morse said. "It gave him a
taste of what he will be up
against next year when he
competes at CHS."
Lake City's 4x400
meter relay team of Abby
Williams, Denisha Moody,
Savanna Gutapfel and
Mirissa Stephens placed


16th in 4:51.
The 4x800 relay team of,
Williams, Stephens, Ashlyn
Martin and Alyssa Bar wick
placed 14th in 12:00.
"Both times were an
improvement from last
year's state meet times,
but they ran faster .during,
the season," Morse said.
"I think having four weeks
off since the last middle
school meet left them a
little stale."


COURTESY PHOTO
Reeling in a first-place red
Lauren Snipes, a sixth-grader at Lake City Middle School, won Junior Angler First Place
Inshore at the 6th Annual Doug Johnson & Donnie Young Reeling for Kids Celebrity
Tournament in Steinhatchee on Saturday. Lauren's winning fish was a 4-pound, 8-ounce
redfish. She placed second in the tournament last year. Lauren is joined by Johnson (left)
and Young at the awards ceremony.


BUTLER: Signs with LSCC
Continued From Page 1B


JASON MATTHEW WALKERIL E. Cit Fy rn-rt
;Kristal Butler signed with LSCC.


away, but this way I can try
to catch on and play next
year. ;
Following Lake Sumter,
Butler has her eyes set
on transferring within the
state.
"I would like to
transfer to the University
of Central Florida," Butler
said. "I might get better,
and maybe I can get good
enough to get on the-
team. That's the goal, but
we'll have to see how it all
works out."


One thing's for sure,
Butler will work hard to
obtain her dream.
"Io never stop trying,"
Butler said. "I have a goal,
and anything is possible."


INDIANS
ContinuedFrom Page 1B
including Tyler Sherrod,
Chad Evans, Bo Kirby
and Andy Gonzalez.
DustinCasontookhome
the Coaches Award.
Rookie pitcher Brandon
Sharpe took home the
Rookie of the Year for his
performance as a closer
for the Indians.
The Hatcher brothers
took home the Offensive
and Defensive Player of
the Year honors. Matt
Hatcher was the Offensive
Player of the Year, while
younger brother Levi
Hatcher was the Defensive
Player of the Year, while
playing catcher.
The team's Most
Valuable Player went to
Justin Kortessis for his
dual role as a pitcher and
shortstop.


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Debby Freeman


'Living

Today for

aBetter

* Tomorrow'
'ay is
celebrated
as National
SOlder
Mo nt. The Americans
Month. The federal
Administration on Aging
picked as its theme for
2009, "Living Today for a
Better Tomorrow."
Columbia County Senior
Services, Inc. supports
this idea every day. The
purpose of the LifeStyle.
Enrichment Centers in
Lake City and Fort White
is to support life style
changes through education
and access to services.
-Many health issues which
we face in later life are
caused by poor health
habits developed in our
younger years.
Good nutrition is key
to maintaining a healthy,
lifestyle. CCSS, Inc.
serves two balanced meals.
(breakfast and lunch)
Monday through Friday for
adults 60-plus years ofage
atdboth of our locations.
Nutrition Education
programs are presented
on a monthly basis by
registered dietitian.'
Miriam Stanford. A Weight
Management class is held,
weekly.at the LC-LEC
by professional wellness
consultant, Carol Ross.
Another key to good
health is regular exercise.,
The parking lot at the
LC-LEC offers a two-tenths
of a mile track where
walkers can safely walk as.
often as they like. Exercise
classes for groups and
exercise equipment for
individual use are available
to supportithe senior
adult'fs exercise program.
Continued learning
(exercise for the brain)
is another key to lifelong
good health. Computers
with Internet access are
available for research or
just keeping up with your
family. Not comfortable
with computers? Classes
(four weekend sessions)
are available on Saturday
mornings to take the
fear out of the unknown.
Classes are limited to five
people so that individual
attention may be given to
each student. A growing
library is available for the
avid.reader. Photography
classes; woodcarving,
flower arranging, crafts and
kitchen band activities are
available.
Access to knowledge is
vital to keeping healthy.
Health Support programs
are offered to keep you
current with information
about chronic illnesses
which affect your daily life.
S Monthly help is also
available from the SHINE
Program on Medicare Part
, .i D issues.
D Volunteer opportunities
FREEMAN continued on 2C


Life's balancing act


JASON MATTHEW WALKERIL3t. Cr, Rep:rler
Dr. Debra Griffin of Columbia Balance Center (right) 'uses video nystagmography equipment on Helena Powers.The machine uses infrared video
systems to observe and analyze eye movements.


Columbia Balance Center works to

help residents find cause of dizziness


ByTONY BRITr
tbnti@iakecit)reporter.com
People who suffer
from balance
problems and
dizziness may be
accustomed to
feeling as though they're
spinning around the room,
the room is spinning,
lightheadedness or a
swimming/floating sensation
and they have no way to
, stop it.
According to, the American
Institute of Balance, dizziness,
ranks as the No. 1 complaint
of adults over the age of 70.
The organization estimates
90 percent of all causes of
dizziness can be found through
a thorough evaluation and 85


"The balance center really is a
diagnostic center that allows us to test
someone to determine whether it is an
improper signal from their ears to their
brain, body to their brain or eyes to the
brain, to determine what is causing the
imbalance or dizziness."
Dr. Debra K. Griffin,
audiologist and owner of Hearing Solutions Inc.


percent of these problems
are caused by inner ear
disturbance and can be treated
medically, surgically or with
vestibular rehabilitation.
Dr. Debra K Griffin, an
audiologist and owner of
Hearing Solutions Inc., has
become a partner with the

MI1Now.,


American Institute of Balance,.
to help residents deal with
dizziness.
Hearing Solutions, 183 NW
Veterans St., is also doing
business as the Columbia
Balance Center, and is a full
service audiology practice
providing hearing testing,


tinnitus testing and hearing aid
evaluations as well as dizziness
and balance testing.
The Columbia Balance
Center opened about six
months ago.
"We decided to open the
Columbia Balance Center
because there's not anybody
in the area that's doing a full
battery of tests to, determine
when somebody is dizzy or
lightheaded and what's causing
it," Griffin said. "We're trying
to get people help quicker.
We're combining state-of-the-
art diagnosis with our passion
to help people."
The local American Institute
of Balance is affiliated with the
home center in South Florida
BALANCE continued on 4C


Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter
ABOVE: Powers focuses on the circle as it moves from side to side. The goggles have
cameras installed which helps to track the speed and movement of the eyes. This is a
significant tool in determining the cause of imbalance or dizziness.

LEFT: Griffin (right) conducts a Sensory Organization Performance test on Powers
to test the vestibular, visual and somatosensory system. Griffin is an audiologist and
owner of Hearing Solutions Inc., which has partnered with the American Institute of
Balance to help residents deal with dizziness.







Page Editor: Jerry Spaeder, 754-0424


LAKE CITY REPORTER ACT 2 WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 2009


BRIEFS

Bowlers sought
for fundraiser
Five-member teams of
bowlers are being formed for
the 15th Annual Columbia
County Senior Services Bowl-
A-Thon.
The event is set to be
from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 27
at Lake City Bowl, 347 SW
State Road 247.
Team sponsorship is $75.
This includes two games,
shoe rental and a T-shirt.
Prizes go to the top three
teams raising the most
money.
Each year, the board and
S staff of Columbia County
Senior Services sponsors
a bowl-a-thon to increase
the funds available to
purchase and deliver meals
to homebound senior adults
living in Columbia County,
said Carol Shanklin, service
. coordinator.
'They have 16 lanes," she
said. "We'd like to fill them
all. For each $5 raised, it
equals one meal prepared
Police Department usually
bowls. Them guys just have
a ball."
People who are interested
in organizing a team or
donating to the program are
asked to call Shanklin or
Deborah Freeman, director
of Columbia County Senior
-Services; at (386) 755-0235.

SHINE volunteers
needed in County
Volunteers are needed for.
the SHINE (Serving Health
Insurance Needs of Elders)
program.
SHINE is a program of
-the Florida Department of
Elder Affairs, which provides
. free, unbiased counseling,
to Medicare-recipients. It
helps seniors and those
soon to turn age 65 in this
community.
Volunteers answer
Medicare questions and
2 resolve problems: help
people make informed .
choices about their health
plans; helpindividuals save
money on prescriptions and
inform them of Medicaid
programs,
Comprehensive training
is provided at no cost in
June. Mileage expenses'
will be reimbursed. Lunch is
provided.
To help, basic computer
skills are needed, and
bilingual persons are
encouraged to apply.
T9 volunteer, call the Elder
Helpline at (800) 262-2243.
Compiled by Jeff M.
Hardison


FREEMAN:

Volunteer


needed
Continued From Page 1C
abound for anyone who has
a talent to share or a gift of
time to give.
Bring a friend and
stop by for a visit. Let
the staff of the Lake City
and Fort White LifeStyle
Enrichments Centers help
you start "living today for
a better tomorrow." Call
Deborah Rhoades in Fort
White at (386) 497-1504
or Sabrina Brock in Lake
City at 755-0235 for further
information.
U Debby Freemanris
the executive director of
Columbia County Senior
Services, Inc. Reach her at
: (386) 755-0235. .


In times like these, every dollar counts


By DONNA MAITLAND
Social Security District Manager,
Gainesville
Seniors in the know can
save almost $4,000 a
year on her prescription
drug costs. Here's how:
If you are covered
by Medicare and have limited
income and resources, you may
be eligible for extra help -
available through Social Security
- to pay part of her monthly
premiums, annual deductibles and


prescription co-payments. The
extra help is worth an average of
$3,900 per year.
To figure out if you are eligible,
Social Security needs to know
your income and the value of
your savings, investments and
real estate (other than the home
you live in). To qualify for the
extra help, you must be receiving
Medicare and also have income
limited to $16,245 for an individual
or $21, 855 for a married couple,
living together.
Even if your annual income


is higher, you still may be able
to get some help with monthly
premiums, annual deductibles and
prescription co-payments. Some
examples where income may.
be higher include if you or your
spouse:
Support other family
members who live with them;
Have earnings from work; or
Live in Alaska or Hawaii; and
Resources are limited to
$12,510 for an individual or
$25,010 fora married couple
living together. Resources


include such things as bank
accounts, stocks and bonds. We
do not count her house or car as
resources.
Social Security has an easy-
to-use online application: .www.
socialsecurity.gov/prescriptionhelp.
To apply by phone or have an
application mailed to you, call
Social Security at (800) 772-1213
(TIY (800) 325-0778 and ask
for the Application for Help with
Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
Costs (SSA-1020) or go to the
nearest Social Security office.


EVENTS FOR AN ACTIVE YOU


Today, May 20
Country gospel music
at LifeStyle Center
George Fulgham is
scheduled to entertain
listeners with Country
Gospel music at the
LifeStyle Enrichment Center,
628 SE.Allison Court, from
10.45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Moose Lodge Bingo
is open to public
Bingo games at the Moose
Lodge, 624 NE Williams, are
open to everyone. Games
are at 3 p.m., 6:45 and
7 p.m. on every Wednesday,
and Friday. There is free
iced tea and coffee. Food is
available for purchase.
Call (386) 755-3730.

Friday, May 22
Alzheimer support
group meets at Center
An Alzheimer support,:
group meets every second .
and fourth Friday from 2 p.m.
to 4 p.m. at the LifeStyle
Enrichment Center, 628 SE
Allison Court. Call Debby
Freeman at (386) 755-0235.

Moose Lodge Bingo
is open to public
" Bingo games at the Moose
Lodge, 624 NE Williams, are
open to everyone. Games
are at 3 p.m., 6:45 and
7 p.m. on every Wednesday
and Friday. There-is free
iced tea and coffee. Food is
available for purchase. Call
(386) 755-3730.

Sunday, May 24
American Legion
Post 57 hosts Bingo
American Legion Post 57
and Auxiliary Unit 57. Bingo
begins at 3 p.m. and 6:45
p.m. every Sunday, Monday
and Thursday. Call
(386) 288-2755.


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter
Dr. Debra Griffin (above) uses the Dix-Hallpike test at the Columbia Balance Center to determine if Helena Powers will experi-
ence vertigo according to certain head movements and to see if the cause is central or peripheral. Central vertigo is caused
by a problem inside the brain, whereas peripheral vertigo is from an inner ear problem.


D Prescription Drug Plans, or
Medicare Billings. SHIN.E is
a volunteer'program with the
Florida Department of Elder
Affairs. SHINE provides free,
unbiased and confidential
assistance. For persons who
cannot come to a site or
want to know a site closer to
them, call the Elder Helpline
at 1-800-262-2243.

Country gospel music
at LifeStyle Center
Alice Park is scheduled
to entertain listeners with
Gospel music and stories
atthe LifeStyle Enrichment
Center, 628 SE Allison Court,
from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Lady of the Lake
Quilt Guild to meet
The Lady of the Lake Quilt
Guild is scheduled to meet
at 10 a.m. on May 27 in
Teen Town, 533 NW Desoto
St. The program is slated to
feature Margaret Tierney of
Gainesville, who will speak
about recycling, remaking


and reusing fabric. The guild
is for anyone interested in
quilting Call (386) 496-3876.

Music and stories
planned at Center
Alice is entertaining with
Gospel music and stories
from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
at the LifeStyle Enrichment
Center, 628 SE Allison Court.

Thursday, May 28
Stanford to offer
nutrition lessons
Miriam Stanford is
scheduled to give a nutrition
education program from
10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the
*LifeStyle Enrichment Center,
628 SE Allison Court.

Friday, May 29
Casino-themed party
planned at Center
A casino theme party
is planned from 1 p.m. to


2 p.m. on May 29 at the
LifeStyle Enrichment Center,
628 SE Allison Court. .

Sunday, May 31

American Legion
Post 57 hosts Bingo
American Legion Post 57,
and Auxiliary Unit 57. Bingo'
begins at 3 p.m. and
6:45 p.m. every Sunday,
Monday and Thursday. Call
(386),288-2755.

Tuesday, June 2
Haven Hospice offers
grief support program
Haven Hospice is offering
a six-week support program
for adults grieving thie loss
of a loved one. Please note
that date, time and location
are subject to change and
will be confirmed when a
person calls to register.
While the sessions are free,
individuals must register to
attend. They will be held at


Haven Hospice, Suwannee
Valley Hospice Care Center,
6037 .U:S.,Highway 90 .
West. from 10 to 11 a.m.
June 2 through July. 7. pall
752-9b9'between 9 a.m.
and 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday to register.

Wednesday, June 3
Business workshop
in Lake City Mall
SCORE and the Rotary
Club of Lake City-Downtown
are sponsoring a workshop
titled "Business Planning
with Financial Emphasis"
from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
on June 3 at the Guangdong
Chinese Restaurant in
the Lake City Mall. The
presenter is Robert Myers,
area director of the Small
Business Development
Center at the University of
North Florida. Tickets are
$15 including lunch and
materials. Call 752-2000.

EVENTS continued on 3C


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Wednesday, May 27
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Mary Lee with Serving
Health Insurance Needs
of Elders (SHINE) is
scheduled to help people
with prescription questions
and other issues from 12:30
to 2 p.m. at the LifeStyle
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ASK A LAWYER


New mothers receive handmade caps, baby blankets


Pierce Kelly


How to

properly

protect

yourself

S.P. of Cross City
asks, "My wife
of 14 years has
run off with
another man,
leaving me with all of the
bills and all of the kids.
She took everything with
her, except for a retirement
account from where she
last worked. How can I
prevent her from closing
that account and taking
all the money? She is no
longer a resident of the
state of Florida and now
lives in another state?"

Dear R.P.: You live
in Dixie County, which
is in Florida's Third
Judicial Circuit, along
with Columbia, Lafayette,
Hamilton, Suwannee and
Taylor counties. There is
a "Standing Family Law
Court Order," signed
by the Chief Judge
of the Third Judicial
Circuit, which prohibits,
either party in a divorce
proceeding from "selling,
transferring, encumbering,
concealing, assigning,
removing or in any way
disposing" of any "real,
personal or mixed"
property without an
agreement from the other
spouse or a court order.
So, after you file for
-divorce, assuming it is
your desire to do so, your
wife cannot touch that
retirement account without
: your permission or a court
order allowing her to do
so, since the proceeds
of that account would
-: be considered a "marital
asset," or moneys which
were accumulated during
the marriage.
If you haven't filed for
divorce yet, in order to
prevent your wife from
withdrawing the moneys
from her retirement
%1 account, you would be '
well-advised to immediately
file for divorce and make
certain that your wife
Sunderstants that she would
Sbe violating the Court's
" Standing Order if she
took any money from that
account.
Incidentally, although
you didn't ask, under
Florida law, the Circuit
Court.in and for Dixie
County, which hears all
divorce matters, among
many other things, would
have jurisdiction over your
wife and her property, even
though she lives in another
state, due to Florida Statute
48.193 (e) which provides
that a person who "...
maintained a matrimonial
domicile in (Florida) prior
to the commencement
of the action, whether
cohabiting during that
time or not"... is subject
to Florida law. So, even
though she now lives in
another state, the "long-
arm" of Florida's law has
Jurisdiction over her.
RE, I hope the foregoing
answers your question.
Pierce Kelley, who is a
member of the Florida Bar
Association. The contents
reflect his personal opinions
and beliefs. Any readers with
specific legal questions for
this "Ask a Lawyer" column
are invited to submit that
question to the Editor at Lake
City Reporter, 180 E. Duval
S St.; Lake City, FL, 32055,
who will pass it along to the
aftomey. If you need help with
filing a divorce petition, and
you cannot afford an attorney,


you can call the closest
Legal Services office, which
provides free legal assistance
to qualified individuals, or
call the Florida Bar Referral
service at (800) 342-8011.


By JEFF M. HARDISON
jhardison@lakecityreporter.com
Trhe Pregnancy
Care Center
gave the
LifeStyle
Enrichment
Center $137 as its tithe,
which triggered six Lake
City women to crochet 59:
little hats and make
28 baby blankets.
The money went into
the Enrichment Center's
"senior activities fund,"
Service Coordinator Carol
Shanklin said. This money
helps pay for materials
required for activities such
as crocheting.
Pregnancy Care Center
Executive Director Donna
Sandage visited the center
on April 30 to accept.
the gift from the senior
citizens.
Sandage said"the
Pregnancy Care Center
gives tithes to other
organizations, which
need help just as the
Pregnancy Care Center,
needs help.
Alice Hanna of Lake
City was the only crochet
participant who was
unable to attend the short
ceremony that Thursday
morning.
Gladys Bowden, 79,
teaches crochet at the
LifeStyle Enrichment
Center. Some of the caps
and blankets were from
beginners, she said.
"I love it," Bowden
said. "If I can teach
people things to help
other people, then I feel
like my life has been
blessed." -- ,
Barbara Butterfield, 76,
said she enjoyed every
minute she invested in
making caps and blankets
for little babies.
Mary Ellen Mills, 88,
said she enjoyed the
activity as well. She is
well-versed in this art.
"I'm a needler," Mills


EVENTS: For c
Continued From Page 2C

Moose Lodge Bingo
is open to public
Bingo games at the Moose
Lodge, 624 NE Williams, are
open to everyone. Games
are at 3 p.m., 6:45 and
7 p.m. on every Wednesday
and Friday. There is free
iced tea and coffee. Food is
available for purchase. Call .
(386) 755-3730.

Sunday, June 7
American Legion
Post 57 hosts Bingo
American Legion Post 57
and Auxiliary Unit 57. Bingo
begins at 3 p.m. and 6:45
p.m. every Sunday, Monday
and Thursday. Call (386)
288-2755.

Tuesday, June 9
Photography club to
meet at LifeStyle Center
People who are interested
in taking better pictures
are invited to meet with
other camera buffs for tips
and tricks on from 2 p.m.
to 4 p.m. on June 9 at the
LifeStyle Enrichment Center,
628 SE Allison Court.

Friday, June 12
Alzheimer support
group to meet at Center
An Alzheimter support
group meets every second


JEFF M. HARDISONILake City Reporter
Donna Sandage, executive director of the Pregnancy Care Center, (far left) stands with five of the six Lake City women who
crocheted 59 little hats and 28 baby blankets for new mothers. From left, the senior citizens are Josephine Fleming,
Barbara Butterfield, 6ladys Bowden, Jane Hussar and Mary Ellen Mills: Alice Hanna of Lake City was unable to attend the
short ceremony when the items were presented to Sandage.


said. "I knit, crochet and
quilt." '
Jane Hussar, 90, said
she finds fulfillment
despite being less agile,
than some young people.
"I like doing something
as a volunteer," Hussar
said. "My mobility
is limited, but this
is something I can
do to help. I enjoyed
crocheting."
Josephine Fleming,
71, saw this activity as
meeting one of her goals.
"I loved it," Fleming
said. "If1 can help one
person every day, then my
life hasn't been in vain."
Sandage was thrilled
when she saw all of the
baby blankets and caps.
"We appreciate this so


in active you


and fourth Friday from 2 p.m.
to 4 p.m. at the LifeStyle
Enrichment Center, 628 SE
Allison Court. Call Debby
Freeman at (386) 755-0235.

Moose Lodge Bingo
is open to public
Bingo games at the Moose
Lodge, 624 NE Williams, are
open to everyone. Games
are at 3 p.m., 6:45 and
7 p.m. on every Wednesday
and Friday. There is free
iced tea and coffee. Food is
available for purchase. Call:
(386) 755-3730.

Saturday, June 13
AARP to meet at
UfeStyle Center
The Lake City Chapter
of the AARP is scheduled
to meet at 11 a.m. in the
LifeStyle Enrichment. Center,
628 SE Allison Court. A
covered.dish lunch will be
shared after the meeting. All
people 50 years and older
are invited. Call 752-3703.

Tuesday, June 16
NARFE to meet at
LifeStyle Center
The National Active and
Retired Federal Employees
Association is scheduled
to meet from '11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. in the LifeStyle
Enrichment Center, 628 SE
Allison Court.


much," she told the group. beautiful."
"When the mothers see Sandage said the gift
these handmade blankets, from the seniors tells the
their eyes light up like mothers something..
Christmas trees. Momimas "This lets the mothers
and babies will love these know somebody loved
soft blankets. They're their babies even before
, '


they were conceived,"
Sandage said.
Shanklin said seniors
also make "lap robes" for
people in wheelchairs.
They deliver those to
nursinghormes, she said-


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and Griffin took courses and received
training at the Largo facility.
"The balance center really is a
diagnostic center that allows us to test
someone to determine whether it is an
improper signal from their ears to their
brain, body to their brain or eyes to the
brain, to determine what is causing the
imbalance or dizziness," Griffin said.
The primary organ of equilibrium in
the human body is located in the inner
ear, which serves is both the sensory
organ for spatial orientation and head
movement as well as hearing.
Griffin said the concept of a balance
center is rare in the medical industry and
noted that before the American Institute
of Balance, patients often visited as many
as five physicians before their problem
was properly diagnosed.
Dizziness testing at the facility normally


lasts at least an hour and is done with
state-of-the-art equipment which tests
hearing, vision and balance through
computerized and physical testing.
As a Lake City native, Griffin said she
felt it was important to have an affiliation
with the American Institute of Balance
here to provide services for those in need.
"I was born and raised in Lake City
and our medical community has come
a long way since I was a little kid," she
said. 'We still have a lot of services that
have not been available. We did this
because residents wouldn't get help if we
didn't They would have go to Gainesville,
Jacksonville, Tallahassee or Valdosta,
Ga., get services and people won't travel.
We have a deprived area as for as care
and services and this condition with
imbalance is no different."


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter
Video nystagmography is a useful, state-of-the-art tool to determine dizziness. If the problem
is not caused by the vestibular portion of the inner ear, then it might be caused by the brain,
low blood pressure or anxiety.


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Dr. Debra Griffin
(left) explains
what tests could
show and possible
diagnosis and treat-
ment. 'There's not
anybody in the
area that's doing a
full battery oftests
to determine when
somebody is
dizzy or lightheaded
and what's
causing it,' Griffin
said. 'We're trying
to get people help
quicker.'


JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake Clty Reporter
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is the most common cause of dizziness and is treat-
able at 95 percent in one or two visits. For some people, BPPV goes, away by itself in a few
weeks, but it can resurface. It is also not, a sign of a serious health problem*.


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Hopkins Motor Company drives home deal after deal


tough economy
may not be the
Sa most ideal cir-
cumstance in
L which to be in
the car business,'but when
complete customer service
is delivered from the time
a patron arrives at the deal-
ership, the process goes
smoothly and is rewarding
for everyone involved.
That's the message com-
ing from Hopkins Motor
Company, Lake City's,
Nissan and Cadillac dealer.
"We're in business and
we're going to stay in busi-
ness," says owner John
Hopkins. "With Cadillac,
we're the type of store that
makes GM happy. We sell
2.2 times the national aver-
age of vehicles. Cadillac
is very strong here. We're
one of the best Cadillac
dealers in the nation.
Cadillac isn't going any-
where."
Hopkins Motor
Company also is one of the
region's strongest Nissan
dealers, as well.
"Nissan scores us
against Toyota and Honda
and we're higher than the
regional average," Hopkins
says. ,
Offering customers the
complete package earns
new business and retains
loyalty from those who
have enjoyed the car-buy-
ing experience at Hopkins
Motor Company in the
past.
"You've got the best
market, the best vehicles,
incentives and great financ-
ing available," says Kenny
S MiNealiHopkins Motor
Company general manager.


TODD WILSON/Lak. City Pepooner
Customer service is the key to successful business at Hopkins Motor Company in Lake City. Staff members (from left) Rich
Johnson, assistant manager; Jerry Martin, sales manager; Mike Jones, sales manager; John Hopkins, owner; and Kenny
McNeill, general,manager, stand near a new Cadillac at the dealership.


"It's never been a better
time to buy a car or truck."
. McNeill says local
residents who are trading
vehicles now are seeing
the benefits of great deals
on several levels.
'We take the lead from
the customer, listening to
them and matching them
to the car or truck they are
looking for," McNeill says.
"You also get a higher
appraisal and trade-in value
for your vehicle. The used,
car market is very good


right now so trade-ins
bring more than they ever
have."
Hopkins also owns and
operates M&M Auto Sales,
specializing in pre-owned
cars and trucks, next door
to its dealership at 1518
U.S. Highway 90 West.
"The advantage of M&M
is we have cars from $1,200
on up, so we can meet any
need and fit any budget."
Hopkins says.
A quality service depart-
ment has always been a


mainstay of the Hopkins
Motor Company approach
to the car business.
"We're a full-service
dealer and we can work on
just about any make and
model vehicle that people
bring in," Hopkins says.
"We've been able to hire
some pretty good mechan-
ics and we stay busy. We'
take appointments, but
scheduling one is not nec-
essary. We will work you
,in."
Hopkins Motor


Company also operates a'
full-service body shop that
can repair any type of vehi-
cle with wreck damage.
"Whatever your need,
we will take care of you as
a customer," Hopkins says.
Hopkins and McNeill say
they market both Hopkins
Motor Company and
M&M Auto Sales in the
Lake City Reporter because
the results they get from
newspaper advertising are"'
unmatched, .:,
"We get great response


from our ads in the Lake
City Reporter," ?lcNeill
says. "At least 75 percent of
our customers come from
the Lake City Reporter.
When we have an ad in the
newspaper, we see imme-
diate response. People
call wanting details about
certain cars in the ads. We
see a lot of people come in
with the newspaper in their
hand."
Hopkins says, "The only
place you reach the most
people is in the newspaper.
You miss people on radio
and TV, but the-newspa-
per is always there. The
newspaper always gets
consulted when it's time to.
buy a car. People do their
research in the newspa-
per."'
Hopkins says his inven-
tory of both new and pre-
owned cars and trucks is,
very customer-friendly in:
the fact that he carries a *
variety of vehicles for cus-
tomers to check out.
"We have the largest
selection of used cars in
the market," he says. "We
have something for every-.
one and we mean it."
Dealer fees at Hopkins.
Motor Company also are
some of the lowest in the '
region. "We only charge
a $189 dealer fee and that
covers the office work
necessary to process the
paperwork," Hopkins says.
'This is one of the lowest
dealer fees in the area. We
are very competitive."
For more information on
Hopkins Motor Company
or M&M Auto Sales,
contact the dealerships at
www.hmcautos.com, (386)
752-5050 or visit them
at 1518 U.S. Highway 90
West.


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Legal

AT&T is reviewing an exist
guyed-wireless commumnicatior
er located at 4284 N. US Hw
. Lake City, FL for the purpose
dating their environmental c
ance database. If you have ai
cems of any historic property
might be adversely affected
tower; please write Doug Butl
leaf Corp., 2700 Westhall L
200, Maitland, FL 32751, (40
7840. Please include tower 1
and the location of the histo
source that you believe might
fected.'
04531771
May 19,20,21,2009

AT&T is reviewing an existing
gused wireless communicalio
er located 0 4 mi. SE of the U
1-75 intersection, Lake City.
the purpose of updating their
Sonmental c'omplidnce datab
you have any concerns of any
ic properties that might be ad
affected by this tower; pleas
Doug Butler. Trileaf Corp.
Westhall Ln Sie. 200, Maula
32751, (407)660-7840. -Plea
elude tower location and the 1
of the historic resource that
lieve might be affected -
04531774
May 19, 20, 21. 2009


Equipment Repair

'14, 11277
Wailing for Weeks to hi
your mower repaired. Ca
Mobile mower maint. & re
Same day service. Tune
blade sharpening, air filt
plugs, greasing.
No job too small. Lewis M
Maintenance & Repai
386-623-4353


Lawn & Landscape Se


Spring into Summer
SPECIAL
Mow. edge, weed eat. bl
Price $20, and up.
Residential /Commerci
Lewis Landscape
386-623-4353


SCustom Cuts Lawn & Landscape.
Customized lawn care; trimming,
sod, design. Comm'I & Res'd. Lic.
& ins. 386-719-2200 Iv msg.


Services

DIVORCE, BANKRUPTCY,
RESUMES.
other court approved forms-
386-961-58961
* *s***********l*******
Customs Weddings/Vows
Anytime Anywhere
; 386-961-5896


Land Services

Back Hoe, Dozor. Chopping, root
raking, bush Iog, seeding, sod,
disking, site prep, ponds &
ki lptiont Icjin tl .h t,-b-' 1-32000

Field mowngwbush Ito, finish
grade, sodprep, light clearing,
discinl, culverts, et. FREE
ESTIMATES. 386-623-2383


Legal Legal
350' IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE cuit in and for Columbia County,
g 3o' 3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND Florida, wherein, MERCANTILE
nstow- FOR,' COLUMBIA COUNTY, BANK is Plaintiff and WILLIAM T.
vy 441, FLORIDA BISHOP and WENDY R. BISHOP,
of up- GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI- et al, are Defendant(s).
:ompl- SION I will sell to the highest bidder for
iy con- CASE NO: 2007-289-CA cash, at the Columbia County Court-
es at NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE house, 173 N.E. Hemando Avenue,
byer, Ts CO. Lake City, FL, at 11:00 o'clock a.m.
'n. Ste. PLAINTIFF on the 17 day of June, 2009 the fol-
07)660' VS. lowing described property as. set
i)6o- THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE; forth in said Final Judgment, to wit.:
ocation HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, LOT 2, FOREST COUNTY 5th AD-
i be af- ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED- EDITION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER
t e ITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGES 182-813,
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN- PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-.
DER OF AGAINST THE ESTATE BIA COUNTY, FLORIDA.
OF ERNEST DEESE, DECEASED; 'Vacant Land .
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS Any person claiming an interest in'
ig 196' UNKNOWN.'TENANTS IN POS- the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
Is tow- SESSION,' er than the property owner as of the
S-90 & DEFENDANT(S) date of the lis pendens must file a
FL for RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE claim within 60 days after the sale.
r enti- SALE DATED this 4th day of May, 2009.
ase If NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur- P. DeWI'IT CASON ,
lustor- suant to an Order Granting the Mo- 'Clerk of Circuit Court
versely tion to Reset Foreclosure Sale dated BY: /s/B. SCIPPIO
e wnie April 28, 2009 entered in Civil Case Depur) Clerk
2. 700 No. 2007-289-CA of the Circuit DANIEL S MANDEL PA.
ind, FL Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in Attorneys for Plaintiff
ase in- and for COLUMBIA County, Lake 2700 N. Military Trail, Suite 355
location City, Florida, I will sell to the high-, Boca Raton, FL 33431
you be-' esi and best bidder for cash at Coun- '
ty Courthouse of the COLUMBIA 04531667
County Courthouse, 173 NEHeman-, May 13.20, 2009
do Avenue, Lake City, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. on the 3rd day .of June, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
2009 the following described proper- ',THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
Stv as set forth in said Summary Final FLORIDA IN. AND FOR COLLIM-
SJudgment, to-wit: BIACOUNTY
LOT 76, THREE RIVERS .ES- CASE NO. 08-792 CA
STATES, UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT SALE
.THEREOF RECORDED IN PAT BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plain-
r, .'BOOK .3, PAGE 54, PUBLIC RE- tiff
S COkDS OF COLUMBIA. COUN- vs.' '
TY, FLORIDA. MARISOL MANRESA et. al. De-
TOGETHER.' WITH MOBILE fendants.
ave HOMES) LOCATED THEREON. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
II Usl Any person claiming an interest in 'suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
epair. the surplus from the sale, if any, oth- sure dated 4/28/2009, and entered in
up, er than the property owner as of the Case No.08-792 CA, of the Circuit
ers, date of the Its pendeas, must file a Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in
claim within 60 days after the sale: and for COLUMBIA County, Flori-
lobile Dated this 29 day of April, 2009.1 da, wherein BANK OF AMERICA,
Ir. A// P. Dewitt Cason N.A., is a Plaintiff and MARISOL
Clerk of the Circuit Court MANERSA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
Byi/s/ B. Scippio F MARISOL MANRESA; UN-
Deputy Clerk KNOWN TENANT #1; UN-
SIN ACCORDANCE WITH THE KNOWN TENANT #2 are the De-
rvice, AMEIICANS WITH DISABILI- fendants. I will sell to the highest and
TIES ACT, persons with 'disabilities best bidder for cash at, at 3rd on June
needing a special accommodation 2009, the following described prop-
should contact COURT ADMINIS- erty as set forth in said Final Judg-
1 TRATION, at the COLUMBIA meant, to wit:
'County Courthouse at NONE, 1-800- THE FOLLOWING REAL PROP-
.955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, ERTY SITUATE IN COUNTY OF
W. via Florida Relay Service. COLUMBIA AND STATE OF
DAVID J. STERN, P.A. FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS FOL-
al 900SOUTH PINE ISLAND ROAD LOWS4:
SUITE 400 : SECTION 4: THE E 1/2 OF THE
PLANTATION, FL 33324-3920 SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4, of the NW
(954j233-8000 1/4 LESS AND EXCEPT 25 FEET


04531536 :
May 13.20. 2009


The COLUMBIA COUNTY
BOARD OF: COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS approved adding the posi-
tion of Industrial Development Au-
thority Executive Director to the Se-
nior Management Service Class
(SMSC), effective January 1, 2009.
This action is in accordance with
Florida Statutes, Section 121.055.
04531710
May 13,20,2009
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OP THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CMRCUIT IN
AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASENO. 09-000082 CA
MERCANTILE BANK> a division
of Carolina First Bank,
Plaintiff,
vs.
WILLIAM'T. -BISHOP and WEN-
DY R. BISHOP, HIS Wle; et al.,
Defendants I
NOTICE OF SAI.E .
NOTICE IS HERIr 01\'TN 'put.
suani to a Final Iudgminewltl ot ut'l'o-
sure daled Ma\ 4. 2(10i enteledl In
Civil Case No09-0000082 CA ol' the
Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Cir-


OFF THE NORTH SIDE THEREOF
FOR ROAD; ALSO, THE WEST 61
FEET OF THE W 1/2 OF THE S]
1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW
1/4, LESS AND EXCEPT 25 FEE'
OFF THE NORTH SIDE FORI
ROAD; BEING MORE PARTICU
' LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOL
LOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN
THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4
SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP
SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, CO
LUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA
ALSO KNOWN AS LOT 28, CA
SON TRACT, COMMENCE A'
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THE SW CORNER OF THE E 1/2.
OF THE SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF
NW 1/4 SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 4 -
SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, RUN -
THENCE ALONG THE WEST
LINE OF SAID E 1/2 OF THE SW
1/2 OF NW 3/4 OF NW 1/4 N 2' 02'
47" W, 638.31 FEET TO THE
SOUTH LINE OF A 50 FOOT
COUNTY MAINTAINED ROAD;
RUN THENCE ALONG SAID
SOUTH LINE OF .COUNTY
MAINTAINED ROAD N 88* 36'
54" E, 400.73 FEET; RUN
THENCE S '2 03' 09" E, 638.80
FEET; RUN THENCE ALONG
THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NW
1/4 OF NW 1/4, S 88* 41' 46" W,
400.80 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
PROPERTY ADDRESS: 232
SOUTHWEST RIDDLE LANE
PARCEL ID: 04-4S-16-02772-007
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
lis pendens must" file a claim within
60'days after sale.
P. Dewitt Cason
As Clerk of the Court
By:/s/
As Deputy Clerk
Dated this 1st day of May, 2009.
IMPORTANT
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons need-
ing a reasonable accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should,
ino later than seven (7).days prior,
contact the Clerk of the Court's disa-.
bility coordinator at '904-958-2163,
. PO BOX 1569, LAKE CITY FL
32056. If hearing impaired, contact
(TDD) 800-955-8771 via Florida Re-
lay System.
05522466
May 13, 20, 2009


100 Jo n
10 Opportunities'

04531305
GOOD OPPORTUNITY!
NOW HIRING A Stylist &
A Pedicurist/Manicurist.
-Southern Exposure
41 386-752-4614
LAW ENFORCEMENT/
CORRECTIONS
Tired of your job? Need a new
direction? Have you considered
Law Enforcement or Corrections?
These careers offer good pay and:
i health insurance, excellent
retirement, and are "recession
proof." Courses begin July 13,
but you must contact the
LCCC Olustee Public Service
Training Center at (386) 754-4383
by Friday, May 29.


6 WELDING
?E Tired of your job? Like to earn a
T goQd income? Consider welding at-
R ', Lake City Community College.
- Two nuclear power plants.in North
- Florida are looking for welders.
N' Sea, rail, and truck lines in
Jacksonville also need welders.
4 Fall Classes begin August 24.
)- Financial aid available.
, No high school diploma required.
Day and night classes.
T Call (386) 754-4352 for details.


188 *1_'r M
m.



us_
Vanous Schedules, rul and pan-time
Benefits Package
Casual. Fun Work Environmenil


100, Job0
.100 Opportunities

04531677
EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITY
COLUMBIA COUNTY
Columbia County is accepting
applications for a Secretary II in
the County Extension Office.
Position performs routine &
diversified clerical & secretarial
work. Minimum requirements:
High school diploma/G.E.D.
including courses in typing, and
one year experience in clerical
work; or equivalent combination
of training & experience. Recent
typing test (min 35 WPM) must
be submitted with application.
Typing tests given at Florida
Crown, call 386-755-9026 x
3101 for appt. Salary $9.10 per
hr plus benefits. Successful
applicant must pass pre-employ-
ment physical & drug screening.
Applications may be obtained at
the Human Resources Office,
Board of County Commission-
ers, 135 NE Hernando, #203,.
Lake City, FL 32055,
(386)719-2025, TD
(386)758-2139 or at
www.columbiacountyfla.com:
Applications must be received
on or before 05/29/09. An"
AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer.

04531719
Secretary /Bookkeeper ,
P/T Employment. Must be
proficient with Quickbooks,
computer, etc. Pay
commensurate w/exp. & ability.
Send resume to Box 04070, C/O
The Lake City Reporter, P.O.
.Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056

04531749
NOW HIRING
Assistant Manager Trainees,.
Cashiers & Baggers for High
Springs fruit & gift stores.
Apply in Person at Florida
Citrus Center (Chevron)
18603 NW CR 236, High
Springs (exit 404 & 1-75),


04531818
CDL DRIVER w/asphali eip.
'Clean DL; out of town work.
DFWP386-497-3131 ..

A/C SERVICE Tech
Min 5 yrs experience
F/T with benefits
Please call 386-454-4767

Administrative Assistant
Computer skills needed full time
or part time Please send resume to,
PO Box 7246 LC, FL 32055

Experienced Pet Groomer.
needed for a busy shop. Apply in
person Tue. Fri. with references
at 642 S: Marion Ave., Lake City..


100 Jopportunities
Full Time Receptionist
S&S Office is hiring for a full time
receptionist. Benefits include:
vacation, sick leave, credit union,
profit sharing, dental,
health and life insurance..
Drug Free workplace EOE
Apply in person at
S&S Office
134 SE Colburn Ave.,,
Lake City, FL-32025
HVAC
Enjoy doing repairs? Like to earn a
good income and/or start your own
. business? Consider Heating/AC at
Lake City Community College.
Fall Classes begin August 24.
Financial aid available. No high
school diploma required.
Day and night classes.
We all need it, we all have it.
Learn to keep it all working.
Call (386) 754-4352 for details.
Mystery Shoppers earn up to
$100 per day. Under cover shop-
pers needed to judge retail &
dining establishments.. Experience
NOT req'd. Calll- 888-697-6576.
04531477
FULL-TIME OPPS HS grads
ages 17-34. Full pay,
benefits, training, 30 days
vacationlyr, $ for school.
No exp needed. Call
Mon-Fri.(800) 342:8123

SUMMER WORK
GREAT PAY
Imme.d.FT/PT openings,
customer sales/service,will, train,
conditions apply, all ages 17+
(386)269-1116

120 Medical
0 Employment
BUSY OB/GYN OFFICE
Seeking med. off. indiv. exp. in
check in/out, appt/surgery sched.
billing (CPT & ICD-9) coding, re-
ferrals, MA, etc. Must have "Med-
ical Manager" computer back-
ground and be multi-task oriented.
Preference given to those with
OB/GYN background. Excel. ben-
efits. Fax resume to 386/755-9217

DENTAL ASSISTANT wanted
S:for fast paced dental practice in
Lake City. Exp. preferred. Please
"fax.resume.to: 386-755-8757

DENTAL HYGIENIST needed
at Live Oak Office.
Please call for appointment.
386-362-1646
EYE CENTER is looking for
Ophthalmic Technician/Medical
Assistant. Experienced preferred.
Fax resume to: 386-755-7561
FT RN position needed for
Oncology practice in Lake City.
Competitive salary & benefits.
Fax resume to: 386-719-2137
Attn: Nsg manager


le


New Home Sales


Consultant Wanted

Excellent Commission Based

Pay and Benefits

Fax Resume to 509-756-2869
or email mh newhomejobs@vahdo.com

SMaroida Homes
p i &ai ^^ ^Alife^tess, r manesee**/Wirds.


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LAKE CITY REPORTER CLASSIFIED WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009


12 ^AMedical
120 Employment
LPN or RN needed P/T
3PM-11PM Lake City Cluster
ICF for Developmentally
Disabled Persons.
673 NW Cluster Drive,
386-755-6104
EEO/M/F/D/V

170 Business
170 Opportunities
Liquor License. Columbia County
Low down pmnt w/owner
financing. No transfer fee. Other
counties available. (561)252-0495

240 Schools &
Education
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to
wait? Express Training Services
of Gainesville is now offering our
quality CNA exam Prep classes.
Day/Eve classes. Class for 1 week,
certification test the next week.
Class size is limited. Next class
05/25/09. Call 386-755-4401
expresstrainingservices.com

310 Pets & Supplies

04531797
CHOCOLATE LAB PUPPY
5 mos. old. REDUCED to $150
A/K/C & Health Certificate.
SCall: (386)752-2276


2 FREE CALICO cats declawed
and fixed, sisters,
they both have shots
Teresa 386-466-5371,
AKC LAB PUPPIES.
Avail. 5/22. Chocolate, black and
Yellow. $400. ea Health Certs.
Taking deposits 386-752-2276
BOSTON TERRIER
AKC. male
$450.
386-623-4720
Doberman Puppies. AKC
Registered. Ready with
Certificates June 3, 2009.
ALL COLORS. 386-288-8837
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 wild-
life must be licensed by Florida
Fish and Wildlife. If you are
S unsure, contact the local
office for information.

330 Livestock &
330 Supplies

04531784
Gentle Hereford Cow $450.
Nice Angus Hereford Cross Bull
Calf. 4 months old. Black/white
face. $250. Sold as a pair for
$625. 386-719-4802


401 Antiques
ANTIQUES WANTED
Furn., China, Silver, Glassware,
Costume Jewelry & Gold. 35 years
exp. Cash Pd. Pete. 386-963-2621

420 Wanted to Buy
K&H TIMBER
We Buy Pine Hardwood &
Cypress. Large or small tracts.
Call 386-961-1961.

430 Garage Sales
MULTI-FAMILY 5/22 & 5/23,
8-?, Hwy 247, 3 miles from Hwy
90, Clothes, TV, bikes, toys, mov-
ies, Playstation 2, toy box, misc.
PUBLISHER'S NOTE
All Yard Sale Ads
Must be Pre-Paid.


440 Miscellaneous
7'x9' white paneled
garage door w/Genie opener
and 2 remotes. $250.
386-454-7245

S 630 Mobile Homes
63 for Rent
$100 OFF 1st mo rent w/lease
2/1 ,$500. new tile & carpet, 3/1
$500. Plus dep., incl. ,water, trash.
386-590-3013 C-21 Jackie Taylor
$199 MOVES YOU IN.
2br/2ba mobile homes.
$495.per mo. includes water.
386-755-2423
1BR FURNISHED
All utilities included plus satellite.
$155 week, $155 Deposit
Call 386-758-9455
2 & 3 br Mobile
Homes for Rent.
$450-$650. monthly.
(386)752-6422
2br/2ba units. Rent incl water &
'trash pick up. Convenient location
1/2tmi. east of downtown Lake
City. 386-623-7547 /386-984-8448
3br/2ba 14x70 onthe Westside.
Also 3br/2ba 14x70 in 5 pts area.
$550/Mo. + Dep. No Pets
386-961-1482
FOR RENT
NEW MH 73' 3br/2ba
$695/Mo.
Call: 954-25,8-8841
FREE ELECTRIC! And all
utilities. 2br/lba, south of Lake
City.$400 security, $650,no
386-590-0642 or 867-1833
Late Model Mobile Homes
2br/lba from $450 & 3br/2ba from
$550 Includes water & sewer,
Quiet, clean park. 386-961-0017
Mobile Homes for rent in
White Springs. 2 and
3 bedrooms. Contact
386-867-2337 or 397-1522

640 Mobile Homes
Sv for Sale

2300 sq ft. 4br/wLand. $3.500 Idn
$599mo. Jared @ 386-719-5560


640 rMobile Homes
640 for Sale

04531401
Only $500-$ 1000 Down,
With Your Land!
PRESTIGE
HOME CENTERS
3973 Hwy 90 West, Lake
City, FL 386-752-7751
1-800-355-9385

04531402
Got Animals? Need Room?
4br/3ba on 10.3 acres. 2006
32X76 Manufactured home
White Springs area.
$169,995.00
PRESTIGE.
HOME CENTERS

3973 Hwy 90 West, Lake
City, Fl. 386-752-7751
or 1-800-355-9385

04531403
REAL Western Red Cedar
Logged Homes Direct from
our Factory!
NO MIDDLE MAN!
100 Plans to choose From!
PRESTIGE
HOME CENTERS
3973 Hwy 90 West, Lake
City, Florida. 386-752-7751
or 1-800-355-9385

DW's Used $18K ($215 mo.)'
SW's $IlK Clean ($145. mo)
Remodeled, Del & Set up.
Call Mary 386-963-4000


"BRAND NEW"
1500 sq ft. 3/2. "28X60" for only
$42,843. Payments as low as $300.
a mo. Call Eric @ 386-719-5560
"1ST TIME HOME BUYERS"
I have several programs to help 1st
time home buyers, plus up to.
$8000. Government assistance.
Call Eric for details (386)719-5560
"WOW"
5br/3 full bath. 2300 sq ft.
payments for only $450. a month.
Call Eric @ 386-719-5560
,MODULARS
We specialize in all types of
modular housing. Any floor plan.
Will beat any price.
Call Jared @ 386-719-556P
2br/2ba..Set-up, CH&A,
Skirting & Steps,
$29,900.
Call Jared.@ 386-719-5560
5br/3ba on your property.
$0 down @$565. mo.
4br/2ba only $299. mo.
'Call Jared @ 386-719-5560
FHClakecity.com
Where the best built, best priced &
best serviced homes are sold.
Call Jared @ 386-7-19-5560
Palm Harbor 3/2 Singlewide
Introductory Model $299/mo wac
On Your Lot. 10 models to choose
from. Call John Lyons
1-800-622-2832 ext.210
STARKE AREA
4br/2ba, family room, 2008 MH.
1800 sf. 1/2 ac. Hwy 16 East.
2.8 miles from town. New carpet.
New cabinets & much more.
$95,900.00. Call 386-752-7751 or
904-769-9699.

Mobile Home
650 & Land
3/2 Modular, 1/2 acre. Concrete
foundation, decks & more. SALE
5% Rate Veterans $0 dn $675.mo
SAVE NOW! 386-758-9824 Gary

705 Rooms for Rent
Room for Rent/share in
3/2 house, private bath,
cable TV. $350. mo
386-719-9590

Unfurnished Apt.
710 For Rent

$299 MOVES YOU IN
1BR APARTMENT
FREE RENT
386-758-8029
$400 MOVES YOU IN!
2 BR apts. starting at $500
1BR starting at $450. mo.
VISA/MC (386) 755-2423



















04531745
$299 Moves you in!!!
FREE RENT
Free Bahama Cruise
200 FREE Channels
NEW 2 BR APTS.
Student Specials!
SECURITY GATE POOL
Furnished Apt's Available!
Move in Today!
386-754-1800
Windsor Arms
www.windsorarmsapts.com

2BR APT.
Downtown Location. Clean.
$600 mo, plus Security.
NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456
A 4BR 3BA HUD HOME!
ONLY $217/mo!!
5%dn 15yrs @ 8 apr for listings
800-366-9783 ext 7782


710 t Unfurnished Apt.
7 For Rent
CALL FOR OUR SPECIALS
$99 Security Deposit
2, & 3 BRs. Windsong Apartments
The Community the Cares!
386-758-8455
Efficiency Apt. or 2/1 Townhouse
Apt Close to VA. Pets OK.
Fenced in back yard.
(615)943-2825
GORGEOUS Lake View
In Town, 2br/lba.
$500. mo. plus $500. deposit
386-344-2972
Large Deluxe Apts, 2 BR/1.5 to
2 BA, W of I-75,'Garage, W/D
hook-up, from $650 + SD. (386)
466-7392, 344-3715 or 965-5560
PRIVATE EFFICIENCY
Apartment. All appliances.
I person. For info 386-963-1002.
By appointment only.
SPRING SPECIAL
One month FREE! 2bi/lba from
$550/mo. plus security.
Call Michelle 386-752-9626
Studios & IBr's from $135 week.
Utilities & cable' included..
Weekly, monthly. 386-752-2741
352-538-0292 or 352-514-2950,

730 Unfurnished
SHome For Rent
3/1 BA. All appl. included. On 2
city lots.-$675 mo./ 1st, last, & sec.
Avail. 5/27. Located off Baya Ave.
* 352-225-1641 or 325-493-5252..


730 Unfurnished
730 Home For Rent
3br/2ba. CH/A, Washer, dryer
hook up. Spacious Lanai.
Quiet area, No pets. Dep. req'd.
386-755-3649

BANK FORECLOSURE!
6 Br 3ba! Only $29,900!
Must See, for listings
1-800-366-9783 ext 7921
Clean, Quiet & Secluded. lBr/lBa
w/Florida room & CH/A5 Mi. S.
of Lake City. $400 Dep, $575/Mo.
Call: 386-590-0642 or 867-1833
NEW, 3br/2ba, 1,240 Sqft. Cus,
tom trim, cabinets, stainless appli-
ances, well, 1/2 ac, landscaped
close to 1-75, $1,050/mo, 1st, last,
dep.. 386-623-6066

740 Furnished
7'40 Homes for Rent

New 3br/2ba home. $900. mo.
2br/lba on 1/2 acres. $875. mo
4br/2ba on 5 acres $1,200. mo
386-758-9824. Call Gary
750 Business &
Office Rentals
. Office Space for Lease Baya Ave;
900 sq. ft./$600 mo. or 1;800 sq.
ft./$l,100 mo. incl. basic utilities;
High speed internet & security
ready; Furnished; 386-752-4072
Office Space located at Oakhill
Plaza on Hwy 41. 900 sqft.
$700/mo. 'plus tax.
Call Bob 386-752-9086


750 Business &
75 Office Rentals
RETAIL OFFICE space across
from Courthouse 1500 sq ft in-
cludes 4 offices., storage space &
w/kitchen' area $750-$850 monthly
386-867-4995
Retail Space
Heavy traffic area
800 Sf. & 1600 Sqft.
Call for quotes 1-800-342-0135
SPACE AVAILABLE
2000 sq ft. Formerly doctors
office on East Baya.
904-579-6645 weekdays.
Weekends call 386-497-4762
Warehouse /Boat Storage Space
for lease, 100 sq. ft. to 20,000 sq.
ft. avail. Starting at .05 per sq. ft.
386-867-4784

790 Vacation Rentals
Condo: Crescent Beach. 2br/2ba
w/boat dock. $340 per weekend.
$900 per Week. Carl (352)339-
1118. csalafrio(ecdflorida.com
Summer Special Horseshoe
Beach Gulf Front 2brhome, w/lg
waterfront porch, dock, fish sink.
Avail wkends. $345. or wk $845.,
(352)498-5986/386-235-3633

805 Lots for Sale
1/2 AC lot by Owner. For modular
or manufactured homes. Deed
restrictions. Nice view, 1 mi,
to Food Lion 3 mi to Walmart.
$29,900. 386-719-4956


805 Lots for Sale
Lake view half acre located east of
Lake Butler. Exclusive use to lakes
and parks. House or new mobile
home only $21,000 386-758-7969
Mobile Home Lot! Paved Road
Frontage! Gorgeous oaks! Owner
Financing! NO DOWN! $14,900.
$153mo 352-215-1018.
www.Land-Owrier-Financing.com
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810 Home for Sale

04531820
I 3Br/2Ba with Appliances built
on your lot. $59,900. Visit:
www.dugardconstruction.com
or call 904-259-5008

House & 2 beautiful lots.
Needs some work $35,900.
In Lulu, Fl. Great price!
386-752-3444 or 961-3031


810 Home for Sale
Income Property 3/2 Block, 5
AC, new carpet, new paint in &
out, extra P/P, septic & well. Pres-
ently rented. 877-231-0080 or 386-
754-0800/386-755-7773 $145,000
New 3br/2ba 1/2 ac. $115K
Rebuilt 2br on 1/2 ac. $99K
4br/2ba DW 5 ac. $129K
Under 5% rates, $0 dn. Veterans,
3% dn FHA Owner finance avail
@ 10% down (386)758-9824


810 Home for Sale
OWNER WILL FINANCE
2br/lba, home w/office & Florida
room on comer lot. $59,500
566 SE Monroe St. 386-867-0048
820 Farms &
SAcreage
Owner Financed
Half-acre to 10 acre lots
Deas Bullard BKL Properties.
386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com


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- Advertise your car, truck, motorcycle, recreation vehicle or boat here for 10 consecutive days.
If your vehicle does not sell within those 10 days, for an additional $15 you can place your ad for
an additional 10 days. A picture will run everyday with a description of your vehicle The price of
the vehicle must be listed in the ad. Your ad must be prepaid with'cash, check or credit card. Just
include a snapshot or bring your vehicle by and wewill take the picture for you. Private party only
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2001 Yamaha V-Star 2008 Honda Spirit
1100 VT750 C2
6.000 nles windshield exlra Exc cond, 4200 mi wand-
seal bike cove sh-eld, highway oars. 0ack-
$4,800 OBO resl, lmned a.dilon
Call $6,500
386-755-1611 Call
386-288-1760 386-497-3790


2005 Cadillac
Deville
Gold. sunrool, perfect coria
30mpg rAy, ian leather ml
garage kepi
$13,700
Call
386-755-2307


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820 Farms &
2 Acreage
25 acres (4 tax lots) fenced, water,
barns, tack room, training pen,
pasture shelters. 2003 5br/3.5 ba
Brick home. 2 separate rental
units. $14,000 income. Asking
$695,000. 386-755-5226


4 Ac.,Ft. White. Well, Septic &
Power. Owner Financing!
NO DOWN! $79,900.
Only $701./mo 352-215-1018.
www.Land-Owner-Financing.com
4-1/2 AC. Lake Jeffery Road.
Gorgeous Oaks! Great area!
Owner Financing! NO DOWN!
$74,900. $657mo 352-215-1018.
www.Land-Owner-Financine.com
860 Investment
860 Property
LARGE MOBILE Home Park on
10 acres. Zones for 56 spaces. 50
park owned homes. Call for more
details. 386-397-5281


950 Cars for Sale
1991 MERCEDES Diesel
Good engine. Needs some work.
30mpg. $1,200 obo. John McGuire
386-935-3939
2005 CADILLAC Deville. Gold,
sunroof, perfect cond. 30 mpg
hwy. Tan leather int. Garage kept.
$13,700. 386-755-2307
*- Easy Auto Loans
Bad Credit OK- 99% approval
$500.00 down. Call Ken
352-486-1331 or 352-949-9098


930 Motorcycles
08 Honda Spirit VT750 C2,4200
mi. Windshield, Hwy Bars, Back-
rest. Limited Edition Silver/Blue
Flames. $6500. 497-3790


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