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Publisher: John H. Perry
Place of Publication: Lake City Fla
Creation Date: November 23, 2011
Publication Date: 1967-
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Wednesday. November 23, 2011






by pit


7-year-old witnessed
attack on family pet;
dogs' fate undecided.

Family members say 7-year-old
Daphne Greene is recovering from the
psychological trauma of witnessing two
pit bulls maul her pony at her Lake City
home Sunday morning.
"My granddaughter is extremely
upset and worried about her pony,"'
Susan Greene said. "If you witnessed
first hand what the dogs did, it's devas-
It's uncertain if the pony, Tom Tom,
will recover from the physical injuries,
which the owners described,as so
severe they thought they would have to
kill the animal to put it out.of its misery.
"There's hardly a spot on that pony's
body that doesn't have a bite," Greene
said. "That could.have been my grand-
Daphne's mother, Laurel Greene, said
when she ran outside, she saw the pony
lying on the ground, covered in blood;
with the two dogs standing over it
"I didn't know if he was dead or
alive," she said.
She said she yelled at the dogs until
one crawled under the 4-foot fence that
surrounded the pony's pen. The other
dog jumped over the fence, she said.
When Columbia County.Animal
Control officers came to the house,
Laurel Greene said she described the
two dogs and the officers immediately
knew where to look for the animals.
A'complaint against the dogs was filed
Sept 10 by Ernestine Brantley, who
lives on NW Saturn Lane in Lake City,.

Lake City resident John Greene applies ointment on the wounds of Tom Tom, the fam-'
ily pony, on Tuesday. The horse is recovering after two pit bulls mauled Tom Tom in an
unprovoked attack on Sunday. 'It's a shame that this happened,' Greene said. 'I thought
he was dead, to tell you the truth. What hurts me is to see the horse in so much pain and
to see the kids in so much pain when they are taking care of him. What if this would've

happened to one of my kids?'
animal control officials said.
. Brantley told officers that two pit
bulls attacked and killed her cat She
provided a good description of the ani-
mals because she got a closer look at
the dogs than she wanted.
Brantley got in her wheelchair to
go outside and yell at the dogs to stop
the attack, according to a Columbia
County Sheriff's Office incident report.
The dogs stopped, turned in her direc-
tion and began barking. Brantley told
officers she was afraid the dogs were
preparing to attack her. She continued
screaming at the dogs until they ran

away, the report said.
She told officers the cat died on her
Brantley told investigators she didn't
know who owned the dogs and pointed
in the direction she last saw the dogs
Investigators went to a house at 285
NW Saturn Lane and questioned Steven
Glenn Baisden, who identified himself
as the .owner of a female brown pit bull.
Baisden, 29, told deputies that dog got
loose a few days earlier and he.hadn't
seen it since. He told investigators he
MAULED continued on 3A

LCPD out in force to make sure folks buckle up

The Lake City Police
Department is leading local lef-
forts to make sure motorists
and passengers buckle up while
traveling on area roads over the
Thanksgiving holiday.
The LCPD is participating in
the 2011 Thanksgiving Click It or
Ticket enforcement wave.
Capt.. John. Blanchard, Lake

City Police Department public
information officer, said participa-
tion in the campaign means more.
LCPD officers on the roadways ..
"We're participating in the
national wave so officers have
received some additional instruc-
tions as far as things we're looking
for and one of the biggest ones is
the use of seatbelts by all occu-
pants, not just the driver. That
includes children," Blanchard
said. "Because the holiday sea-,

son is starting we're increasing
our patrols and we do have more
officers out there. We're asking
the officers to pay a little more
attention to the traffic and driving
public' and we're also 'be work-
ing in the areas where a lot of
the traffic is' going to be such as
shopping centers and around the
According to data released
from the U.S. Department
of Transportation's National

Highway Traffic Safety
Administration, night time is one
of the more dangerous times on
the road because seat belt use is
traditionally lower.
During the 2009 Thanksgiving
holiday period, 303 passenger
vehicle occupants died in motor
vehicle traffic crashes, including
115 during daylight hours and 187
during night time hours'.
"Seatbelts have saved more
lives than any other single piece

of automotive safety equipment,"
said LCPD Crime Prevention
Officer Mike Lee. "But in order
for them to work, .they have to be
"There is no holiday more close-
ly associated with the American
family, or with American, travel,
than Thanksgiving," he contin-
ued. "But if you hit the highways
unbelted, the faces you could be
seeing this holiday might belong
BUCKLE continued on 3A

Bad economy means another Thanks

scaled-back Thanksgiving

Associated Press
Some are holding potluck
dinners instead of springing
for the entire feast Others
are staying home rather
than flying. And a few are
skipping ,the turkey alto-
On this the fourth
Thanksgiving since the
economy sank, prices for
everything from airline
flights to groceries are going
up, and some Americans are
scaling back. Yet in many
useholds, the occasion is
important to skimp on.
t one mother: "I don't
much to give, but I'll
cooking and the door
e open."

Thanksgiving airfares are'
up 20 percent this year, and
the average price of a gal-
lon of gas has risen almost
20 percent, according to
travel tracker AAA. Still,
about 42.5 million people
are expected to travel, the
highest number since the
start of the recession.
. But even those who
choose to stay home and
cook for themselves will
probably spend more. A
16-pound turkey and all
the trimmings will cost an
average of $49.20, a 13 per-
cent jump from last year, or
about $5.73 more, accord-
ing to the American Farm
Bureau Federation, which
says grocers have raised
prices to keep pace with
higher-priced commodities.

In Pawtucket, RI., Jackie
Galinis was among those
looking for help .to put a
proper meal on the table.
She stopped at a community
center this week seeking a
donated food basket But by
the time she arrived, all 300
turkeys had been claimed.
So Galinis, an unem-
ployed retail worker, will
make do with what's in her
apartment "We'll have to
eat whatever I've got, so I'm
thinking chicken," she said.
Then her eyes lit up.
"Actually, I think I've got red
meat in the freezer, some
corned beef. We could do a
boiled dinner."
Galinis has another rea-
son to clear out her apart-
ment's freezer: Her landlord
ECONOMY continued on 3A

Retired Army veteran Dewey Neiger, 83, who served in World War II, accepts a handmade
card from Westside Elementary School student Gracey Rogers, 9, Tuesday at the Robert H.
Jenkins, Jr. Veterans' Domiciliary Home of Florida. More than 120 third-graders sang patriotic
songs in a belated Veterans Day concert.

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on hold

Board will discuss
proposed pact Monday
in closed session.

A vote to approve a new contract
agreement with Columbia County
teachers was tabled at Tuesday's'
school board meeting until details can
be discussed in a closed executive ses-
sion meeting 5 p.m. on Monday.
Board member Glenn Hunter asked
to delay the vote because he received
a copy 'of the new contract just before
Tuesday's meeting and didn't have
enough time to review the agreement
"We should have the opportunity
to review and discuss it," he said. "I
think we'd best serve our teachers
and county to review this in executive
Hunter's motion did not require a
vote to hold a separate meeting to dis-
cuss the contract, school. officials said..
Superintendent Mike Millikin said
school officials were prudentt" during
"They're doing so much work with
less people," Millikin said of staff. "We
feel like we presented a fair plan.",
Prior to'the meeting, Keith Couey,
the school district's chief negotiator,
said teachers will receive a 2 per-
cent raise if board members approve
the agreement and it is ratified by
the teachers' union. Couey, director of
communications and employee rela-
tions for the school district, believes
teachers will approve the proposed
"I think 'so because they were happy
when they left," he said.
After the meeting, a special public
hearing was held for the Columbia
County Commission to discuss pro-
posed voting district boundary chang-
es required after U.S. Census Bureau
data is released.
SCHOOL continued on 3A


ICelebrity Birthdays


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Santa's Workshop Lady Gaga style

or the grand opening
of Gaga's Workshop, it
seemed as if Lady Gaga
chartered a sleigh, picked
up Santa Claus and Willy
Wonka along the way and landed
Monday night at Barneys New York
flagship on Madison Avenue.
The Workshop is the retailer's
in-store holiday shop, conceived,
designed and christened by Lady
Gaga 5,500 square feet of bright
colors, crazy shapes and a gigantic
cartoon statue of the superstar herself
in a pinup pose surrounded by jagged
mirrors and sitting atop thousands of
black plastic discs..
from the street, passers-ly get a
hint of what's taken over the fifth floor
of the store since Gaga and stylist
Nicola Formichetti also created the
seasonal window displays, always an
attraction during the holidays, but the
crowds typically don't start building
hours before the unveiling as they did
,, on Monday.
'To keep them entertained, a troupe
of clowns-turned-carolers sang some of
Gaga's signature songs, including "The
Edge of Glory" and "Born This Way."
"It's a 'Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory' moment," Gaga said. "We
t wanted it all to be whimsical and fun,
' with a sense of art and fashion."
S" She pointed out at Barneys the hair
" bows attached to headbands, iPhone
and iPad covers, and stiletto-heel holi-
day stockings as potential hits for her
fans. It was, however, the composition
notebooks splashed with her logo that
she'd put at the top of the list

Bachmann welcomed
with pointed song
NEW YORK Jimmy Fallon's
house band the Roots didn't have

Singer Lady Gaga appears at a ribbon cutting, ceremony to launch Gaga's ,
Workshop, a holiday retail experience representing Lady Gaga's reinterpretation, oft
Santa's workshop at Barneys department store in New York on Monday .

a warm welcome for Republican' Silent treatment creates
presidential contender Michele .,,* -T e .... '
Bachmann when she a gem With 'The Artist'
appeared on the NBC LOS ANGELES-'Th Artist" is
show earlyTuesday., a dream for film fans, a dilerrima for
movie-marketing executives.
sat Faode onto the tage In an age of widescreen 3-D, rainbow-
aa F te .nsh colored, star-driven spectacles, how do'
Night, the shoWs' yu sell a black-and-white film shotin a
band played a snippet 2-D boxy format with noA-listers and
of a 1985 Fishbone Bachmann barely a word of spoken dialogue?
song called Lyin* Bachmann There's only one answer. Make peo-
The song begins-. ple love it so much they do the selling
with a distinctive "la la la la la la la la for you, talking it up as one of the fresh-
with adistinctive la la la la la la la e est cleverest and sweetest nights out at
la" refrain the only words audible the movies they've had in a while.
before Bachmann, smiling and way- A throwback to the silent-film era,
ing to the audience, sat down. 'The Artist has been winning over
The song itself, about a relation- audiences since premiering at last May's
ship gone wrong, isnt political. Cannes Film Festival and could become
Among its cleanest lyrics: "She the first serious silent contender at the
always says she needs you, but you Academy Awards since the earliest
know she really don't care." years of the Oscars. (AP)
years othOscars. (A)

Sen. Chuck Schumer,
D-N.Y., is 61.
Singer Bruce Hornsby
is 57.
Actor Page Kennedy
is 35.

Actress Kelly Brook
is 32.
Actor Lucas Grabeel
is 27.
Actress-singer Miley
Cyrus is 19.

Daily Scripture

"Let the peace of Christ rule in
your hearts, since as members
of one body you were called to
peace. And be thankful."
Colossians 3:15

Thought for Today

"It is better to debate an
important matter without set-
tling' it than to settle it without
debating it."

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Vet fan of Martinez
in 'Dancing' finale
TAMPA A severely
- wounded Tampa veteran is
among the fans rooting for
"Dancing With the Stars"
finalist J.R. Martinez.
Martinez is an Iraq
war veteran who was
injured when his Humvee
hit a land mine. The
actor reached out to
Sgt. Joel Tavera and the
two became fast friends.
Tavera has had 75 surger-
ies since his SUV was
struck by rockets in 2008.
He lost his sight, right leg
and has severe burns.
Tavera will be in the
audience Tuesday cheer-
ing as Martinez and
partner Karina Smirnoff
compete for the trophy.
Though Tavera can't see
the dances, he says he
feels the energy.

during shutdown
Customers next year
will pay $140 million so
Progress Energy Florida
can purchase electricity
from other sources while
a nuclear plant is shut
-. down for repairs.
The Florida Public
Service Commission on'
STuesday let the company
pass on those costs.
Consumer advocates
oppose the power
replacement charge.
a, They say it's prema-
ture to pass that cost
on to customers before
the commission deter-
1 mines if the company's
' decisions related to the
repairs were prudent.
That won't happen
until after the panel
holds hearings next
"June. Cracks that
occurred in the reactor
containment walls dur-
ing the repairs at the
Crystal River plant have
delayed the work.
It initially had been


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War veteran J.R. Martinez, left, and his partner Karina
Smimoff perform-on "Dancing with the Stars," recently.

expected to be done in
April'of this year. Now,'
the company doesn't ,
expect the reactor to be
fixed until 2014. ?

Family, friends
search for woman
Vdlunteers are searching
for an Orlando woman
who went missing after
appearing with an ex-
boyfriend on. an episode
of 'The People's Court."
Family members
believe that on Monday
33-year-old Michelle
Parker was carjacked
shortly after her appear-,
ance on the show last
Thursday. Parker texted
a family member later
Thursday afternoon
indicating she was in
Orlando's Waterford
Lakes area. Her SUV was
found Friday in Orlando.
Parker has an 11-year-
old son. The father of her
3-year-old twins is the ex-
boyfriend who appeared
on television with her.
Orlando police spokes-
man Jim Young says they

are investigating all leads.
He urges anyone with
information to contact
Yvonne Stewart has
made numerous pleas
over the past few days for
her daughter's return.

Turnpike serves
up free coffee
MIAMI Weary holi-
day travelers will get a big
boost, thanks to the folks
at Florida's Turnpike.
The restaurants and gas
stations at service plazas
along the turnpike will
offer free coffee to motor-
. The regular and decaf
coffee will start flowing at
11 p.m. Wednesday.
Free coffee will be avail-
able through 6 a.m. on
Thanksgiving morning.
The same treat will be
served up from 11 p.m.
Nov. 27 to 6 a.m. Nov. 28.
Officials say free coffee
will be available starting at
11 p.m.. on Christmas Eve,
New Year's Eve and New
Year's Day.


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Obama challenges GOP MAULED: Dogs are in custody
Continued From Page 1A

to keep ant-l- tax pledges would contact them when deemed dangerous, it said. "'T
he located the dog. doesn't mean a death along wi

Associated Press
President Barack Obama
dashed into politically
important New Hampshire
Tuesday, seeking to steal the
spotlight from Republican
presidential candidates and
challenging GOP lawmakers
back in Washington to stand
by their anti-tax pledges on
one big measure.
He was greetedwithablunt
message from Republican
contender Mitt Romney, who
bought campaign ads telling
Obama, "Your policies have
In his first trip to New
Hampshire in nearly two
years, the president was con-
fronted by a state that has
shifted sharply to the right
since his victory here in the
2008 election. The state's cru-
cial independent voters sided
solidly with Republicans
in the 2010 midterms, and
recent polls suggest Obama
would lose to Romney by 10
percentage points here if the
election were held today.
Seeking to boost his appeal
with independents in this
low-tax state, Obama urged
Congress to extend a Social
Security payroll tax cut due to

President Obama gestures during a speech in Manchester.

expire next month. In effect,
he dared Republicans -
many of whom have signed
anti-tax pledges to vote
against an extension, a move
the White House says would
lead to a $1,000 tax hike on
a family making $50,000 a
If lawmakers vote "no,
your taxes go up. Yes, you
get a tax cut," Obama told
the crowd. "Which way do
you think Congress should
"Don't be a Grinch. Don't
vote to raise taxes on work-
ing Americans during the
holidays," he said during his

speech at a Manchester high
school. -
* Democrats had hoped to
tuck the payroll tax exten-
sion, as well as a renewal
of jobless, benefits, into an
agreement from the con-
gressional deficit-reduction
supercommittee. But with
that option off the table fol-
lowing the committee's col-
lapse Monday, the White
House plans to make a full-
court press for a separate
measure to 'extend the tax
cuts before they expire at the
end of the year and set up
Republicans as scapegoats if
that doesn't happen.

1 th Circuit upholds strict

Ga. execution standard

By GREG BLUESTEIN Judge Rosemary Barkett, offenders in 2002, the jus-
Associated Press wrote in a dissent that the tices were careful not to
law "eviscerates" the consti- set rigid guidelines for
ATLANTA Death pen- tutional rights of mentally who meets that definition.
alty defendants in Georgia disabled offenders. Instead, the court empow-
will have to prove they are The case was brought by ered each state to develop
, mentally disabled beyond Warren Lee Hill Jr., who "appropriate" .standards for
a reasonable doubt to avoid was sentenced to death for determining who was actu-
execution, the most strin- the 1991 murder of a fel- ally mentally disabled.
gent legal standard in the low inmate. 'Iill's IQ.tests Even if Georgia "some-
nation, a federal appeals '"indicated that he may meet how inappropriately struck
court ruled Tuesday. the medical definition of the balance" when it adopt-
The 11th U.S.. Circuit niild" nfental -retardatiofn; ed Its standard, Hull wrote,
Court of Appeals decision but a county judge found only the US. Supreme
said it couldn't strike down he didn't meet the other Court can overturn the
the Georgia law "even if criteria required in Georgia state's law. And so far, she
we believe it incorrect to meet the standard. noted, the high court hasn't
or unwise" because the His case eventually .weighed in.
.Supreme Court empowered landed before the Georgia "We do not decide wheth-
each state to create its own Supreme Court, which er Georgia's burden of proof
definition for the mentally narrowly voted to uphold is constitutionally permis-
disabled. Most death pen- the law. The standard was sible, but only that no deci-
alty states have a lower struck down by a ,divided sion of the United States
threshold for defendants to 11th Circuit panel last year, Supreme Court clearly
prove they are mentally dis- but the full court pulled an establishes that it is uncon-
abled, while six states don't about-face on Tuesday after stitutional," Hull wrote.
set any. hearing oral arguments in Hill's defense attorney,
The ruling comes as a February. Brian, Kammer, said he
disappointment for defense The decision, written would "absolutely". appeal
attorneys, who plan, to by Judge Frank Hull, said the decision to the Supreme
appeal, and over the'objec- when the, U.S. Supreme Court.
tions of four circuit judges. Court outlawed the execu- The opinion was met with
One of them, U.S. Circuit tion of mentally disabled. a flurry of dissents.

BUCKLE: Reduces risk of injuries

Continued From Page 1A

to an emergency room phy-
sician or nurse instead of
the faces of your family and
Blanchard said LCPD is
einphasizing seatbelt use
because statistics show they
save lives.
"All of our training and
statistical data show the vast
majority of cases, especially
in traffic crashes, that it does
save lives," he said. "Most

accidents happen, not on just
local roads, but near your
house. Around a five-mile
radius from your home is
where most accidents occur."
'Studies by the NHTSA
show that regular seat belt
use is the single most effec-
tive ways to reduce fatalities
in motor vehicle crashes.
Research has shown that
when lap and shoulder belts
are used properly, the risk

of fatal. injury to front seat
passenger car occupants is
reduced by 45 percent, and
the risk of moderate to seri-
ous injury is cut by half.
"I hope that everybody
takes a moment not only to
buckle up, and ask their occu-
pants to buckle up, but also
when they leave their cars to
please lock them and keep.
valuables out of plain sight,"
Blanchard said.

The report did not
indicate if Baisden called
authorities when the dog
returned to his home.
Dale Griffin, supervi'.
sor of Columbia County
Animal Control, said the
dogs are in custody at the
animal shelter. Baisden did
not willingly surrender the
dogs, and a hearing will
likely be held within two
weeks to determine their
"It's not the first time
complaints have been made
against these dogs," Griffin
gave as the reason the
dogs are being held.,
If the owner disagrees
with the panel's ruling, he
can appeal case to a county
Even if the dogs are

sentence for the animals,
Griffin said.
The dogs could be
returned to the owner
with strict rules on how
and where they are con-
fined and how they are
controlled when they are
outside their confinement
"This could include
a muzzle requirement,"
Griffin said.
If the dogs are returned
to Baisden and are caught
running loose, Griffin said
they would be automati-
cally euthanized and'the
owner could face stiff fines.
Baisden said he will do
whatever it takes to ensure
his dogs never escape if he
gets them back.
"They're nice dogs,." he

hey just don't get
ith other animals."

Baisden said he is willing
to pay any fine and pay any
restitution to satisfy the
horse's owners, including
buying them a new horse.
And he has completed
construction of a pen that
is surrounded by an elec-
tric fence to guarantee the
dogs never escape.
'They will never leave
this property again if I get
them back," he said. "I
sure hope they don't put
my dogs down. I consider
these dogs part of my fam-
But the pony's own-
ers don't want the dogs
returned to their owner.
"We don't want to stir
anything up," Susan
Greene said. '"We just want
the dogs gone."

ECONOMY: Soup, bread and gratitude

Continued From Page 1A

is in the process of evicting
her and Kher 3-year-old son.
The unemployment ratg in
Pawtucket, a city struggling
with the loss of manufactur-
ing jobs, is 12.1 percent, well
above the national average.
Carole Goldsmith of
Fresno, Calif., decided she
didn't need to have a feast,
even if she could still afford
Goldsmith, an administra-
tor at a community college
in Coalinga, Calif., said she
typically hosts an "over-the-
top meal" for friends and
family. This year, she can-
-celed the meal and donated a
dozen turkeys to two home-
less shelters. She plans to'
spend Thursday volunteer-
ing before holding a small
celebration Friday with soup,
bread "and lots of gratitude."
"I think everybody is OK
with it," she said. "They
understand. Everybody is in
a different place than they
were a year ago."
In suburban Chicago, the
Oak Pask River Forest Food
Pantry got rid of turkey alto-
gether. Last year, the pan-
try had a lottery in October
to distribute 600 turkeys
between almost 1,500 fami-
The pantry's management
has decided to give all of
its families a choice between
other kinds of meat-ground
turkey, sliced chicken, fish
sticks and hamburger pat-
ties along with the other
trappings of a Thanksgiving
feast The decision will save
$16,000, money that can go
to feeding the hungry for the

A clerk bags a turkey for a customer at Pixley's Shurfine gro-
cery store in Akron, N.Y., Tuesday.

rest of the year.
"Do we give turkeys and
hams to half of the people
or do we give them to none
of them and put that money
back in the general food bud-
get?" said the pantry's execu"
tive director, Kathy Russell.
Andrew Thomas, a
mailroom worker for a
Washington, D.C., law firm,
had hoped to take his two
children to see his grand-
mother in North Carolina.*
But with Christmas around
the corner, Thomas conclud-
ed he needed to save money.
'"We're just going to eat
real good and stay home for
this year," he said.
But George Gorham and
his fiance, Patricia Horner
weren't deterred. They flew
to Washington, D.C., from
the West Coast and planned
-,to rent a car to drive to Fort
Bragg, N.C., to visit Gorham's
son, an Army sergeant They

used frequent-flier miles and
planned to use, their trip to
see the tourist attractions in
the nAtion's capital.
Gorham said he still would
have made the trip without
his frequent-flier miles, but
'"it- woud have been more
In Juneau, Alaska, the Rev.
George Silides and his wife
will bring turkey to a church
potluck, but not much more.
Like millions of others, Silides
said, the couple was "feeling
the economic pinch."
Juneau, Alaska's capital, is
an expensive place to live.
The only way in or out is by
air or boat Silides' wife now
works as an English teacher
to support their family of six.
In previous years, Stacy
Hansen would either host a
large Thanksgiving meal or
fly from her Florida home to
be with family in Minnesota.
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After approving two small
boundary changes to the
proposed map, commission-
ers voted 4-1 to approve the
new voting districts. County
attorney Marlin Feagle said
he believes the changes
should meet approval with-
out any legal challenges.
Commissioner Rusty
DePratter cast the lone dis-
senting vote, saying he want-
ed one of the amendments
requested by school board
member Keith Hudson.
That request died when no
commissioners seconded
a motion to approve the
Commission chairman
Jody DuPree voted to

approve the new district lines
but said the public should
have had a chance to con-
sider all five proposed maps
instead of the one commis-
sioners approved at the Nov.
3 meeting.

Earlier in the evening,
school board members held
their annual reorganization
meeting and named Steve
Nelson chairman and Glenn
Hunter vice-chairman of the
school board.

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for their


The nature of fifan-
'fl cial markets is to
anticipate. If they
can envision oppor-,
tunity, they thrive. If
they foresee danger down the
road, they wither.
The markets tanked on
Monday not because the con-
gressional supercommittee
failed to reach an agreement on
U.S. deficit reduction. The Dow
Jones industrial average plum-
meted more than 248 points
because analysts are beginning
to envision the real-world con-
sequences of that gridlock.
What they see, isn't pretty.
They see debt payments
skyrocketing as a proportion'
of federal budgets. They see
interest costs rising, possibly as
a result of an even lower U.S.
bond rating. They see private,
credit markets evaporating as
government debt squeezes
them out of the financial pic-
ture. They see slower growth,
if not stagnation or even reces-
sion. In essence, they see
Greece. And all the growing
political instability that accom-
panies a financial crisis like that
in Greece.
The supercommittee was
meeting when debt was top-
pling governments in Europe,
and yet it failed to se itlat tia s
topocan happen to us.
The failure-f the-supercom-
mittee to reach compromise
to do its job was a massive
failure of leadership. With both
sides drawing deep lines in the
sand, fieither side left room for
what the people clearly wanted,
which was progress toward a
sane federal budget
The "tea party" and "Occupy"
movements have passionately
argued that a Washington insid-
er game kills progress on our
most pressing national prob-
lems. Supercommittee mem-
bers seemed to miss all that .
If so, they can always check
the markets, which already
have their GPS tracking devices
firmly fixed on Greece ... and
the frightening social instability
that lay beyond.

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L ance Gay was an
immensely talented
reporter and unlike
so many of that breed
no prima donna.
Thus, when The Washington
Star folded it was a mystery
why no other publication had
snapped him up.
His explanation was that he
had vowed not to take a job
until he had found one for a
Star librarian with a criminal
record. I told Lance that while
Scripps Howard News Service
did not have an opening for a
bookie it did have one for him
and to just come on over when
he was ready.
He did, arriving in a mon-
strous old Chevy sagging on its'
rear springs from the weight of
his unfinished doctoral thesis
in the trunk. The thesis went
into storage and the Chevy was
replaced by an MG of aston-
ishing unreliability, followed
by a succession of tiny Mazda
Miatas. This in itself wouldn't
be noteworthy except that
Lance was a very large man.
As a labor reporter covering
Sthe AFL-CIO's regular gather-
ings in Miami Beach, photos of
him lounging on a deck chair
would regularly appear in the
nation's newspapers with cut-
lines broadly hinting that here
was a labor goon vacationing
Son the members' dues.
He was a fearless but not reck-
less reporter although he did
manage to be taken prisoner by
the Contras on the Nicaraguan
border until it was explained to
them the poor p.r. consequences
of taking an American hostage
when Washington was their sole
He volunteered to stay
in Baghdad throughout the
"mother of all" bombings during
the Persian Gulf War, but when
Saddam threatened to intern all
Western reporters for the dura-
tion, the office ordered him out
He decamped to Bahrain. Her
couldn't have been there more



Dale McFeatters
than a day when I phoned his
hotel and in that special English
reserved for foreigners told the
operator I badly needed to talk to
a Mr. Gay. "Oh, you mean Lance.
He's in the bar. Let me get him
for you," she said. Lance had the
good reporter's knack for quick,
ly making useful friends.
Onesbf.the great sights of
that war, we were told, was
-the sight of Lance departing
for Kuwait in a brand'new
Burgundy Chrysler New
Yorker laden with emergency
supplies of spare tires and
scotch. The car was returned
singed and discolored by the
smoke from burning oil wells,
and dinged by shrapnel kicked
up from the roads. Even by
Lance's standards, it was a
major expense account item.
Once in uncharacteristically
furtive fashion he phoned me
from Berlin,to say he might have
to change hotels suddenly and
without notice, perhaps doing so
under an assumed name. In any
case, he'd get back to me.
It seemsthat unable to get
a dial-up connection from the
phone in his room, he had
removed the wall plate and
hardwired his laptop into the
hotel's computer system. We -
got the story but he caused
the hotel's computer system to
crash, taking with it their res-
ervations, billing records and
cash registers. He departed
just as the technicians were
approaching his floor.
Lance had started at the
University of Maryland intend-
ing a career as a historian and
he remained a constant reader


of histories.
He had a thorough if quirky
grasp of contemporary his-
tory. The high point of many
Scripps Howard news interns'
stay in Washington was Lance's
introductory tour of Capitol
Hill, that included the usual
visits to the press galleries
and document rooms, the best
way to buttonhole lawmakers
and a visit to the pillar, on the
Capitol's west steps that was
the site of a celebrated love-
making during an all-night. se-
sion of Congress.
Lance believed that no
reporter should return from
an assignment empty-handed.
An editor would call him with
a preposterous idea for a story
- it happens and Lance would
argue, invariably correctly, that
the assignment would take up
too much time and at the end of
it there would be no story.
The editor would forget
the idea and start to move on
to something else but almost
immediately the phone would
ring. It would be Lance saying,
"You know, there's a way we
can make this work if we just.
.. Once implanted, it could be
very hard to talk Lance out of
an idea, especially if he sensed
there was a conspiracy involved.
'Faced with growing mobility
and breathing issues, Lance
took a buyout in 2006, leaving
a huge hole in our operation.
There was no story he could
not cover and write about
quickly and cleanly, and in our
business this is praise of the
highest order.
Lance died of respiratory
disease Sunday night at home,
with his daughters at his side.
Lance will be remembered
as long as newspaper people
gather to tell stories about the
wonderful characters who ply
their chosen trade.

* Dale McFeatters writes, edi-
torials arid columns for Scripps
Howard News Service.

In appreciation of farm-city partnerships

To the Editor:
This Thanksgiving Day, as we
gather with family and friends
to count our blessings, let's give
thanks for the bounty we enjoy
not just on this holiday, but every
day. ,The safe, nutritious, abun-
dant food supply that is produced
by our farmers and ranchers is
one of those blessings. We also
benefit from other agricultural
products used to produce the
clothing, housing, medicines,
fuel and other products we use
on a daily basis.
Foods, fibers and fuels are
available to us because of a
broad partnership of farmers and
ranchers, processors, brokers,
truckers, shippers, advertisers,

wholesalers and retailers. The
collaboration of these members
of 6ur society helps maintain our
standard of living. Rural and
urban residents are "Partners
in Progress" who produce the
products, consume the products,
and make them readily available
through an efficient production
and marketing chain.
In appreciation of this farm-
city partnership, the President
of the United States annually
proclaims the week leading up
to and including Thanksgiving
Day as National Farm-City Week.
On these seven days, Farm-City
Week is celebrated nationwide.
Neither the farm nor the city can
exist in isolation. Our interde-
pendence creates jobs, products,

markets and relationships that
build our economy and support
our collective well-being.
As we celebrate
Thanksgiving, let's remember
the vital farm-city partnerships
that have done so much to
improve the quality of our lives.
Rural and urban communities
working together have made
the most of our rich agricul-
tural resources, and have made
significant contributions to our
health and well-being and to the
strength of our nation's econo-
my. For this, we give thanks.
Charlie Crawford
Columbia County Farm



I \" I CLA41

* Scripps Howard News Service





P perhaps memory has
grown golden and
the rough edges
have worn off; but it "?
seems that there was .,
a time in this country when
Thanksgiving was a benign and "
festive stand-alone celebration. 5
School children dressed up
as Pilgrims, Indians and turkeys -
in pageants observing the 1621 ;:o
feast that served as a gesture of
friendship toward the Indians
who helped save the infant
Plymouth Bay colony from
starvation. On a more elevated
level, it marked the Mayflower
Compact, signed a year earlier, ,.
That was the European settlers'
first written step toward demo-
cratic self-government
We imagine that the pageants
have begun to disappear. The
portrayal of the 'Pilgrims might
offend some religious sensibili- *,.
ties. Our new political correct- ,
ness toward Native Americans
seems to consist of erasing pub-.,,
lic acknowledgement of their -,,'
existence, by outlawing Indian
nicknames for schools. And a
powerful vegan movement is
gradually edging the turkeys off .-
the stage.
It seemed a harmless conceit
The young scholars would learn-',,
soon enough that that early
display of amity between 'the -
Pilgrims and the Wampanoags
.would end in a series of bloody' ,
and brutal massacres as the
Europeans encroached on
.Indian lands.-
They would also learn that
the promise of the Mayflower
Compact would not be fulfilled;
for another 150 years, aiind for
blacks not for another 244.
If the myths of Thanksgiving
are fading, Thanksgiving Day
itself is in danger. Due to
Black Friday and what is called .
"Christmas creep," a day mark-
ing a landmark in American
history is in danger of being '.
reduced to, simply, an excuse to
take a day off and have a large
"Within the last decade," says
the National Retail Federation,
"we've seen Black Friday morph
from a leisurely mid-morning
venture around a handful of
stores to a competitive free-for- .'.
all among retailers eager to nab
those first holiday shoppers."
Stores are opening earlier and"
earlier. Last year, the number
of people who went shopping at ,>
midnight, when many of the big
retailers open for Friday, tripled
from the year before, and the
NRF estimated that almost one-
fourth of shoppers hit the stores
before 4 am.,. leaving little time,
one would think, to ponder
the Compact's promise of "just
and equal laws" for the general
good. :
Coming at Thanksgiving from.' ,
the other side, so to speak, is
Christmas creep, the reason
you're hearing Christmas music'
and seeing Christmas decora-
tions go up seemingly right after",.
You really can't blame the
retailers. They are in a tough 'n.
business in an anemic economy.."
The reason it's called "Black
Friday" is because the stores ..
supposedly stop operating in
the red that weekend and begin ':;
turning a profit It is no small .*'.
economic event Estimates are .
that the holiday season sales
will total $466 billion, equivalent .
to the gross domestic product of
* Belgium or Poland. ,.
Thanksgiving retains one
overwhelmingly redeeming fea-
ture: 42.5 million of us will brave :'
dodgy weather and endure air- ..
fares and gas prices that are 20 .
percent higher to be with family
and friends. In their own way,
these trips, too, are a kind of
pilgrimage. .
Happy ,Thanksgiving!

Master of his craft

and a great friend


Bush tax cut debate dooms deal to cut deficit

Associated Press
WASHINGTON A long-run-
ning war between Democrats and
Republicans over Bush-era tax cuts'
doomed the debt supercommittee's
chances of reaching a deal. Efforts
to overhaul the tax code may await
the same fate as both.parties gear
up to make taxes a central issue in
the 2012 elections.
Republicans insisted during the
supercommittee negotiations that
curbing tax breaks to raise revenues
be coupled with guarantees that all
the Bush tax cuts would continue
beyond 2012. The tax cuts, which
affect families at every income

level, were enacted under President
George W. Bush and were extend-
ed through 2012 under President
Barack Obama.
Republicans for years have
bashed Democrats as eager to raise
taxes a theme they will employ
often in next yqar's elections so
they weren't about to agree to a tax
hike unless they also could take
credit for preventing a huge tax
increase scheduled to take effect
in 2013.
Democrats countered that the
supercommittee was created to
reduce the budget deficit, not add
to it by extending tax cuts. Most
Democrats, including Obama, want
to extend the Bush tax cuts only

to individuals making less than
$200,000 a year and married couples
making less than $250,000.
'"We simply could not overcome
the Republican insistence on mak-
ing tax cuts for the wealthiest
Americans permanent," said Sen.
John Kerry, D-Mass., a member
of the supercommittee. 'This was
simply doctrine for some of our
Republican colleagues, even as
many worked very hard in good
faith to find a better way for-
Another member of the super-
committee, Rep. Dave Camp,
R-Mich., said, "It is deeply regret-
table that my Democrat colleagues
could not see their way to address-

ing these much-needed reforms
without at least $1 trillion in job-
killing tax increases on families and
Extending all the Bush tax cuts,
including provisions to spare mil-
lions of middle-class families from
paying the alternative minimum tax,
would add $3.9 trillion to the bud-
get deficit over the next decade,
according to projections by the
nonpartisan Congressional Budget
Office, The Democratic plan would
add about $3.1 trillion to the deficit
over the same period and make
the wealthiest Americans pay about
$800 billion more in taxes.
The supercommittee was formed
to come up with a package that

reduces government borrowing by
at least $1.2 trillion over the next
decade. But with a Wednesday dead-
line approaching, the committee's.
co-chairs conceded failure Monday..
Democrats had said they would
accept significant cuts to benefit pro-
grams like Medicare and Medicaid,
but only if Republicans would
agree to tax increases. Despite
Republicans' aversion to tax increas-
es, a growing number of GOP law-
makers said they would consider-
higher taxes if they were coupled
with significant spending cuts.
Other Republicans, wanted even
more political cover, a guarantee
that all the Bush tax cuts would be
made permanent





Associated Press
DALLAS Dallas police,
honored a man on Tuesday
whose "keen observation
skills and strong sense of
civic duty" led them to Lee
Harvey Oswald, who had'-
crept into the back of a dark-
ened movie .theater to hide
on Nov. 22, 1963, shortly after
the assassination of President
John F Kennedy.
Police Chief David Brown
presented Johnny Calvin
Brewer with the depart-
ment's Citizen's Certificate of
Merit and praised his selfless
act and "exemplary conduct"
48 years ago during a cer-
emony at the Texas Theatre
- the same place where
Oswald was captured about
80 minutes after Kennedy
was killed.
"Tm just so overwhelmed,",
Brewer, 70, said after receiv-
ing the award and watching

FDIC says bank

earnings hit highest

level in four years


Johnny Calvin Brewer stands in front of the Texas Theatre.

a video of his 22-year-old self
recounting the events of that
Brewer, a manager at a
shoe store located about
90 steps from the Oak Cliff
tening to news reports about
the presidents assassination
when he heard reports that
a Dallas police officer, J.D.
Tippit, had just been killed a
few blocks away.
A man whoge behavior
seemed suspicious then,
walked into the foyer of the

shoe store. Brewer said the
man stared at the display in
the window and acted scared
as police cars with blaring
sirens raced by.
After the last -squad car
passed in one direction, the
man stepped out'of the store
and walked in the opposite
direction toward the movie
Brewer saw him go into
the theater without buying a
ticket He followed him, alert-
ing, the woman in the box
office o call police. Brewer

then shared his suspicions
with the concessions opera-
tor and the two searched
the theater and stood by the
emergency exits.
Hearing noise behind
his alley-exit door, Brewer
opened it only to have police
guns aimed at him. The
movie theater lights went
on and Brewer pointed out
the suspicious man seated
in the theater. Oswald was,
arrested,after a brief scuffle,
during which he punched an
officer and pulled a gun.

AP Economics Writer
earnings rose over the sum-
mer to their highest level in
more than four years, while
the number of troubled banks
fell for the second straight
quarter, federal regulators
reported Tuesday.
The Federal Deposit
Insurance Corp. said the bank-
ing industry, earned $35.3
billion in the July-September
quarter. That's up from $23.8
billion in the same period last
year. More than 60 percent
of banks reported improved
The better earnings and
fewer troubled banks suggest
that the industry is steadily
improving from the depths of
the 2008 financial crisis.
"Bank balance sheets are
stronger in a number of ways,
and the industry is generally
profitable, but the recovery is
by no means complete," said
Martin Gruenberg, FDIC's
acting chairman
The FDIC also said there

were 844 banks on its coni-'
dential "problem" list in the -
quarter, or roughly 11.5 per-.
cent of all federally insured "
banks. .That was down from
865 the April-June period,
which was first quarter in five
years to show a decline.
Banks with assets exceed-
ing $10 billion drove the bulk
of the earnings growth. They
made up 1.4 percent of all
banks but accounted for about
$29.8 billion of the industry's
earnings in the third quarter..'
Those are the larg-
est banks, such as Bank of
America Corp., Citigroup Inc.,
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and'
Wells Fargo & Co. Most of
these banks have recovered "'
with help from federal bailout'
mopey and record-low bor-'
rowing rates.
FDIC officials say the bulk :
of the gains were because
banks, especially credit card "
companies, set aside' less .
money for potential losses.
In the July-September period,
banks put aside $18.6 billion.
Thafs the lowest amount in
four years.

Toy safety report finds some holiday dangers

Associated Press
dangers lurk in some of those
less-expensive toys that parents
might grab as stocking stuffers
this time of year like a Sesame
Street Oscar the Grouch doll.
The small furry green Oscar,

purchased for $6.99, was one of
the toys singled out in the anru-
al toy safety report from the U.S.
Public Interest Research Group.
The consumer advocate's
report, released Tuesday, found
just over a dozen toys on store
shelves that violate federal safe-
ty standards. Some had unsafe
levels of lead orchemicals called

phthalates, and others contained that could come off easily, which
small parts that young children is a possible choking hazard,
could choke on. Besides Oscar, PIRG said. The crossbow's small
other toys deemed potentially, parts also put young children at
dangerous included a plastic risk of choking, according to the
book for babies; a $1 plastic report.
mini-crossbow that fires off little The book and the whirly
"balls and a hand-held "whirly 'wheel had high levels of.,lead,
wheel." according to the study. But an
The Oscar doll has a small hat importer of the whirly wheel

dispfites that, and says the com- "
pany'S' own testing shows the ,
spinning magnetic toy with lead '
levels well below the limit
PIRG also warned about toys
that are too loud and could lead
to damaged hearing, such as an
Elmo talking cellphone that the
group says tested just above vol-'
untary industry noise limits.


Margaret Bell Carrow
Mrs. Margaret Bell Carrow,
62, of Lake City, passed away
peacefully on Thursday, No-
vember 17,,2011 in the Haven
Hospice of the Suwannee Valley
following an extended illness. A
native of Moorehead City, North
Carolina, Mrs. Carrow had been
a resident of Lake City for the
past eight years having moved
here from Deltonfi, Florida.
Mrs. Carrow had worked as a
Certified Nursing Assistant for
many years. She was a Christian.
Mrs. Carrow is survived by
her sisters, Joyce Skinner,
Bonnie Sabia, Linda Car-
row Hodson and Vicky Heff-
man and her brothers, Michael
DeRhone and John DeRhone.
Memorial services for Mrs.
Carrow will be held on Satur-
day, December 10, 2011 in the
Chapel at Haven Hospice with
Chaplain Lynwood Walters offi-
ciating. A reception with refresh-
ments will follow at the home
of Bonnie Sabia located at 3833
West SR 238 Lake Butler, FL.
In lieu of flowers donations may
be made to the Haven Hospice.
Cremation arrangements are un-
der the direction of the DEES-
Marion Ave., Lake City, FL
our online family guestbook at

Dennis Felton
Dennis Felton, 76, passed away
on Saturday November 19th,
2011. He was born December
9th, 1934 to the late Ernest (Boy)
Felton and Adeline Felton Smith
of Miami, Florida. He is sur-
vived by his Wife Carol B. Fel-
ton. He is also survived by a son
Dale Felton of Taylorsville, NC;
two daughters, Karen Jones and
husband Roger of Hickory, NC
and Kelly Johnson and husband

Mark of Mocksville,NC. Also 8,
grandsons and onb granddaugh-
ter all from North Carolina. Also
surviving step' children, Karen
Lewis of Tampa, FL, Dr. Mark'
Bielawny of Orlando, FL, Kris-
ta Lanford and husband Mark of
Hixson, TN and step .grandson
.Tristan Stafford of Hixson, TN.
He retired from IFH in NC.
He was also on the PGA Se-
nior Tour for several years,
before retiring to Lake City,
FL. where he was a member of
the Lake City Country Club.
A memorial service will be held
at a later date in Lake City, FL.
Special thanks to Hos-
pice of the Nature Coast for
their kindness and support.

Herman "Hillard" Hartley
Mr. Herman "Hillard" Hartley,
65, of Lake City, died unexpect-
edly Monday, November 21,
2011 in the Shands at the Uni-
versity ofFlorida E.R. in Gaines-
ville, Florida. Born in Kingston,
Tennessee, Mr. Hartley was the
son of the late Herman and Faye
Ola Lane Hartley and moved to
Lake City at a very young age.
He was educated in the Columbia
County school system and was a
member of the 1965 Graduat-
ing Class. While in high school
Mr. Hartley excelled at football.
He played for Coaches Winton
"Wink" Criswell, Paul Quinn and
his half/back coach was Coach
Bobby Simmons. Mr. Hartley
-vent on to serve his country in
the Florida National Guard. Mr.
Hartley worked for the Colum-
bia County School Board for 20
years as a security guard prior
to retiring. In his spare time Mr.
Hartley enjoyed hunting, fish-
ing, reading his Bible and later
in life he enjoyed going to the
lake and feeding the ducks. He
was an avid Florida Gator fan.
Mr. Hartley was a member of
the Lake City Masonic Lodge
#27 F. & A.M., York and Scot-

,tish' 'Rite Bodies, the Lake
.City, Shrine Club and the First
Baptist Church of Lake City.
Mr. Hartley is survived by his
brothers;, Pat Hartley (Tammy);
Tim Hartley and Dale Hartley
(Davida); a sister, Connie Hart-
ley Jones (Billy) ofLake.City and
his nieces and nephews, Lindi
Johnson, Patrick Hartley, Robert
Hartley, Charis Stone, Shannon
Summers, Clint Hartley, Chas-
tity Wood and Brandon Wood.
Numerous other family mem-
bers and friends also survive.
Memorial services for Mr. Hart-
ley will be conducted at 3:00 P.M.
Sunday, November 27, 2011 in
the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral
Home Chapel. The family will
receive friends for one hour prior
to the service. Interment services
will be private. Arrangements are
under the direction of the DEES-
Marion Ave., Lake City, FL
our online family guestbook at
parrishfamilyfuneralhome, corn

Mary Patricia (Mary Pat)
Ms. Mary Patricia (Mary Pat)
McLain, 57 of Lake City passed
away on November 21, 2011.
She is preced-
ed in death by
her father, Dr. o
J.B. McLain, ',S
and survived
by her mother,
Martha (Patsy)
McLain. Mary
Pat was a life
long resident of Lake City. She
was devoted to her family and
a good friend to many. She was
preceded in death by one broth-
er, J.B. (Chip) McLain, Jr. She is
survived by her husband, Joseph
E. (Joe) DeMartino, son Tobius
0. (Toby) Wilkins, one brother,
Edwin K. (Kim), one nephew,
Orion McLain (Kelly) and one

niece Jessica Addison (Jamie).
* A memorial service celebrating
the life on Mrs. McLain will'
be conducted on Saturday, No-
vember 26, 2011 at 10:30am in
the Chapel at Haven Hospice.
I n lieu of flowers, please
make donations to Suwannee
Valley Haven Hospice, 6037
US Hwy 90 West, Lake City,
Florida 32055 in her memory.

Bruce Bernard Thomas
Bruce Bernard Thomas, 42, of
Lake City, Florida, passed away,
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
at Shands at Lake Shore in Lake,
City, Florida, following a sud-
Mr. Thomas
was bom
January 1,
1969 to Mer-
dis Thomas
and Thomas
Jr. in Lowndes
County, Georgia.
Mr. Thomas w
received his -
education ;;,
from Valdosta
City Public 'Schools, Kem-
per Military College, Boon-
ville, MO and Dana College,
Blair, NE. He was employed
at CCA in Lake City, Elorida.
Mr. Thomas was a member of
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,
Inc; Law Enforcement Advi-
sory Committee; Project Alpha
Mentor Program; Gang Task
Force Advisory Board; Mil-
lennium Youth/Teen Center
Board of Directors/Chairman;
Boys & Girls Club Advisory
Board; Coaches Association of
Madison, FL; The' Amvet and
the 30th Club. He was a 1st
Lt. in the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his
Grandfather, Henry Morrison and
Grandmother, Mary Washington.
He leaves to lament his memo-
ries mother, Merdis Thomas of

'Valdosta; father, Thomas Wash-
. ington, Jr. of Valdosta; grand-
mothers, Pearlie B." Thomas
and Lucille Morrison of Valdo-.
sta; grandfather, Thomas (Alma)
Washington, Sr. of Valdosta; one
son, Bruce "BJ" Thomas of Val-
dosta, GA; two daughters, Kim
Thomas and Tamara Foster of
Valdosta, GA; one grandson,
Za'Marii Thomas of Valdosta,
GA; one sister, Monique (Mar-
Ion) Arnold, Sr. of Phenix City,
AL; two brothers, Carlos Roun-
tree and James.Scott of Valdo-
sta; two nephews, Marlon and
Reakwon Arnold of Pienix City,
AL., three uncles, Alvin (Janice)
Thomas, Paul (Evonn) Thomas,
Corey '(Africa) Ports and Henry
Morrison all of Valdosta, GA;
aunts, Mamie Jo Mitchell, Car-
oline Barber (Tony), Beverly
Sanders, Sandra Curry, Tamara
Morrison and Carol Jean, Mary
Davis, Patricia Morrison, Linda
(Carlton) Brown, Debra Wil-
liams all of Valdosta; Cassan-
dra "Pookie" (Brian) Butts of
Maryland and Angelita (Rob-
ert) of Clyattville, GA; Jerrie
Haynes of Madison, Florida,
a special friend of the family.
Alpha Phi Alpha brothers; host
of cousins, family members,
friends and special friends.
Viewing hours: Friday, Novem-
ber 25 from 10:00 a.m. 1:00
HOME, 251 NE Washing-
ton St., Lake City, FL 32055
Funeral services will be held
Saturday, November 26, 2011 at
3:00 p.m. at the Universal De-
liverance Church, 519 W. Adair
Street, .Valdosta, GA 31601.
Scott & Roberts Mortuary, Inc
312 E. Martin Luther King
Jr. Dr. Valdosta, GA 31601

Donald E. Wainwright
Mr. Donald E. Wainwright, 67
of Lake City, FL passed away
unexpectedly late Sunday eve-
ning, November 20, 2011 at his

home. A native of Coming, New
York, Donnie had lived in Lake
City for the past 8 years com-
ing from Bath, -
New York. He g
was a son to the .
late Luther and ,
Miva VanA-
Istin Wainwright, veteran ol
the United States Army and'
worked for 40 years for the
Coming Inc. in Coming, New
York. Donnie enjoyed hunting,
antique cars, NASCAR espe-
cially his favorite driver, Dale
Earnhardt, Sr. and spending
time with all of his grandchil-
dren, family and close friends.
Donnie is survived by his wife,
Eva, M.. Wainwright, Lake
City,FL one son, Barry (Heather)
Wainwright, Avoca, NY and two
daughters, Jeanine Brown, Bath,
NY and Beth (William) Passno.
Lake City, FL. .Two broth-'
ers, Tom (Arlene) Wainwright,
Campbell, NY and Mickey Wain-
wright, Coming, NY, two sisters,
Linda Kilbumrne, Louisville, KY
and Lois (Larry) Swarthout,
Bath, NY and six grandchil-
dren, Zachary Brown, Nathan
Brown, Myckala Passno, Brae-
dyn Passno, Makenna Hoose and
Morgan Marvin also survive.
Private memorial services foi
Mr. Wainwright were conducted
and his ashes will be interred
at the Bath National Cemetery
in Bath, NY at a later date. In
lieu of flowers donations may *'.
be made to the Guardian Ad Li- '
tem Program at 885 SW Sisters .
Welcome Road, Lake City, FL
32025. Arrangements are un-.-
der the direction of GUERRY '
City. Please sign the guestbook ,
at www.guerryfuneralhome.nei

Obituaries are paid ,advertise.
ments. For details, call the Lake
City Reporter's classified depart.
ment at 752-1293.



* Submit Community Calendar
announcements by mail or drop off at
the Reporter office located at 180 E.
Duval St., via fax to (386) 752-9400 or
e-mail Ihampson@lakecityreporter.com.

LEC activity
Rachel Dubi performs
at 11 a.m. at the LifeStyle
Enrichment Center. Call
(386) 755-0235. The cen-
ter is located at 628 S.E.
Allison Court.
Back Rubs For Bucks
United Husbands &
Fathers of America will
be offering back rubs for
tips as a charity fundraiser
in the center court of the
Lake CIty Mall from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
Calling crafters
The Lake DeSbto
Farmers market is lo king
for local artists and craft-
ers for the first Holiday
draft Festival on Nov.
26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vendor applications are
available at www.lcfla.
and the fee is $10. The
farmers market will also
feature music from the
Worley Family Band, of
Monticello. It is located in
Wilson Park along. Lake
DeSoto. For information
call (386) 719-5766.
Nov. 30

LEC activity
. Shirley Bethel performs
at 11 am. at the LifeStyle
Enrichment Center. Call
(386) 755-0235. The cen-
ter is located at 628 S.E.
Allison Court.
Dec. 2
Community theater
Community Theater,
130 NE first St. in High
Springs, will perform the
Frank Capra classic "It's a
Wonderful Life" weekends
from Dec. 2 until Dec. 18.
This year done in the style
that has become a High
Springs tradition, as a
staged Radio Show. With all
of your favorite characters
on stage, this year promises
to be must see. Don't miss
this heart warming family
entertainment. Shows will
be Friday and Saturdays
at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2
p.m. Tickets are available in
High Springs at The Coffee
Clutch (386454-7593), in
Lake City at The Framery
(386-754-2780), on line at
ater.com and at the door.
Dec. 3
Toy ride
The 10th annual Dream
machine Toy Ride will

be Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at
Rountree Moore Toyota
in Lake City. Bring a new,
unwrapped toy or cash
donation for the Christmas
Dream Machine. Also
bring a nonperishable
food item to donate.
Thewe will be an after
party at the fairgrounds
with barbecue and local
band, Scattergun. Call
Blank-Fest Florida
Rockstar Lounge, 723
East Duval St. in Lake
City, will host Blank-Fest
Florida on Dec. 3. at 6
p.m. Admission is one
blanket that will be donat-
ed to the homeless. There
will be several bands per-
forming and raffles.

Dec. 7

Olustee meeting
The Blue Grey Army is
meeting 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14
at the Central Building to
plan for Olustee 2012. The
building is located at 409
SW St. Johns St. across
from Aquatics Center.
Dec. 15
Cooking show
The annual Celebrate

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the Seasons Cooking
show on Dec. 15 from
6 to 9 p.m. The event
is a sampling of dishes

prepared by guest chefs.
The cost is $15 per ticket
and includes drinks and
appetizers prior to the

show. It is sponsored
by the Woman's Club of
Lake City. Call 755-0347
for information.

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Wednesday. November 23, 201 I


Section B


Workout class
at Richardson
A Bodies in Motion
exercise class is
planned at Richardson
Community Center at
6 p.m. Tuesday. The
instructor is Trevita
Riley. The class is for all
ages and genders. The
first class is free. If there
is interest for ongoing"
classes, a fee will be
For details, call Mario
Coppock at 754-7096.

Turkey bowl
to honor Tigers
The Breon Thomas
Turkey Bowl is planned
at Memorial Stadium
on Saturday. Former
Columbia High players
will field flag football
teams and play to honor
lost classmates. The
event is free.
Contacts for the teams
are: 1995-Ron'Jernigan
(904) 924-4634;
1996-Michael Daies
(678) 595-6769; 1997-
Terrence Harrell (386)
438-7833; 1998-Jarvis
Byrd, Theis Rossin (386)
288-9858; 2000-Rodney
Johnson (386) 675-3383;
2001-Jerome Carter.

Yard sale at,
Shiloh Baptist
Fort White High
baseball has canceled
its three planned Moe's
Night fundraisers this
year. The program has
a combined yard sale,
bake sale and craft sale
at 8 a.m. Dec. 3 at Shiloh
Baptist Church on
U.S. Highway 27.
For details, call Jeanne
Howell at 288-5337.

From staff reports


Columbia High
football vs. Bartram Trail
High in Class 6A regional
semifinal, 7:30 p.m.
Fort White High
football at Trinity Catholic
High in Class 3A regional
final, 7:30 p.m.
Fort White High girls
soccer vs. Bradford High,
7 p.m.
Columbia High boys
soccer at Lincoln High,
7 p.m. (JV-5)
Fort White High
girls basketball vs. Baker
County High, 7 p.m.
Fort White High
basketball at Interlachen
High, 7:30 p.m. (girls-6,
Fort White High
soccer at P.K. Yonge
School, 7 p.m. (girls-5)
Columbia High girls
soccer vs. Mosley High
at CYSA field, 7 p.m.
Dec. 1
Fort White High boys
basketball vs. Bradford
High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6)
Dec. 2
Columbia High
soccer at Capital City
Invitational, TBA
Fort White High
soccer at Keystone
Heights: High, 7 p.m.

Dec. 3
wrestling hosts
Invitational, TBA
soccer at Capital
Invitational, TBA



Columbia back
home for second
round of state.
Columbia High returns
home for the second round
of the class 6A state play-
offs, but the road to the
championship will get no
easier for the Tigers.
The Tigers play host to
Bartram Trail High at 7:30
p.m. on Friday.
The Bears (10-1) had an
easy time with District 4-6A
champion Ridgeview High
in a 62-10 playoff win in
Orange Park on Friday.
Columbia (8-3) dominat-
ed its second half against
St. Augustine to take home
a 24-9 victory.
The two teams will be
true clashes of style when
they square off on Friday.
Columbia has prided its
football team on defense.
The Tigers have allowed 18
points total in their last four
Bartram Trail is a con-
trast to Columbia. The
Bears come in averaging 47
points per game this season
in a balanced offense.
With 200 passing yards
per game and 228 rushing
yards per game, the Bears
are tough to stop.
For the Bears, it all starts
with their quarterback.
Nathan Peterman makes
the Bartram Trail offense
The quarterback has
CHS continued on 2B

prepares for

JEN CHASTEEN/Special to the Reporter
ABOVE: A group of Tigers' defenders bring down a Leon runner earlier this season.
BELOW: A Santa Fe High defender attempts to strip the ball away from Fort White High's A.J.
Legree (3) during the Battle for the Paddle on Nov. 11.


White High played its worst
football of the season in the
District 3-3A showdown at
Trinity Catholic High. The
Celtics took advantage
of eight turnovers by the
Indians and won, 49-14.
The rematch is 7:30
p.m. Friday in Ocala in the
regional final.
Rather than burn the
tape of the game, Fort
White head coach Demetric
Jackson used it as a teach-
ing tool.
"We looked to learn from
it," Jackson said. "I don't
care who you play, if you
turn the ball over that many
times you are in trouble. You
have to give Trinity Catholic
credit, but we made a lot of
bad decisions."
Fort White fumbled right
out of the chute and Trinity
Catholic scored one minute
into the game. The Celtics
scored on a 40-yard run,
then got ran another fum-
ble runback to the 1. That
Tcore made it 21-0 before
Fort White got started.
The first of two long
interception returns (74,
51 yards) for touchdowns
by Lorenzp Washington fol-
From trailing 28-0, the
Indians closed to 28-14.
Terry Calloway set up a
AbllANS continued on 2B

Members of the Lake City All-Stars men's team are (front row, from left) Members of the Lake City All-Stars women's team are (front row, from left)
Alvin Jernigan, Varion Coppock and John Henry.Young Jr. Back row Danielle Marshall, Jorita Ford, Nikki Warren and guest Marnae Gaskins. Back
(from left) are Matt Dillard, Justin Rayford, Chris Carodine and Julio Veins. row (from left) are Lanesha Harris, Keisha Kimble, Makesha Hill, Cindy Ford,
Dee Rossin, Kenny Williams and Jakeem Hill also are on the team, which is coach C.C. Wilson and Shawanna Wilson. Tara Perry, Marquita Cray,
coached by Tony Johnson. Andrea Lee, Lakeisha Bell and Amelia Parnell also are on the team.

Charity basketball event Saturday

Veteran hoops teams
for Lake City, live Oak
tip off for good cause.


A group of more experienced
basketball players from Columbia
and Suwannee counties will suit up
for a good cause.
The second annual Lake City
All-Stars vs. Live Oak All-Stars
charity basketball competition is
Saturday at the Lake City Middle

School gym.
There are two games, with the
women's teams' playing at 6 p.m.
and the men at 7:30 p.m.
Tonya McQuay is the organizer
from Live Oak, and has teamed
with the Lake City Recreation
Department and Richardson
Community Center/Annie Mattox
Park North, Inc.
McQuay envisioned the event
last year when the Pop Warner
teams in Live Oak were preparing
for tournament play.
"Some of the guys needed
money," McQuay said. "We were

walking the track and I said let's
get a basketball team together."
Live Oak supplied both of the.
women's team last year and Lake
City and Live Oak men played in
the second game. McQuay said the
event, which was at the Richardson
Community Center gym, raised
more than $1,000 for Live Oak's
Pop Warner teams.
The agreement was Columbia
County would receive the, proceeds
this year and the counties would
This year's proceeds will go to
Richardson Community Center/

Annie Mattox Park North's USSSA
travel basketball teams.
"Our gym was packed last year,"
Columbia County Recreation
Director Mario Coppock said.
"Because of the turnout we moved
it to Lake City Middle School. The
challenge this year is to have just
as many people as they had from.
Live Oak last year."
Admission to the event is $5,
with no charge for children ages
6 and younger. Columbia High's
girls basketball team will staff a
concession, stand as a fundraiser
for its program.

Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421



TV sports

10:30 p.m.
TGC Mission Hills World Cup, first
round, at Hainan Island, China
5 p.m.
ESPN2 Maui Invitational, fifth place
game, at Lahalna, Hawaii
7 p.m.
ESPN2 NIT Season Tip-off,
semifinal, Stanford vs. Oklahoma State, at
7:30 p.m. ,
ESPN Maul Invitational, third place
game, at Lahaina, Hawaii
9 p.m.
ESPN2 'NIT Season Tip-off,
semifinal, Virginia Tech vs. Syracuse, at
10 p.m.
ESPN Maul Invitational,
championship game, at Lahaina, Hawaii
2:30 p.m.
FSN UEFA Champions League,
Chelsea at Leverkusen
8 p.m.
FSN UEFA Champions League,
Barcelona at AC Milan (same-day tape)


NFL standings


New England'



\ Kansas Ciego
'Kansas City

7, 3 0.700 293 203
5 5 0.500228217
5 5 0.500237253
3 7 0 .300 193 186
7 3 0.700273 166
5 5 0.500203 195
3 7 0.300 125 180
0 10 0.000 131 300
7 3 0.700256 176
S7 3 0.700220'179
S6 4 0.600236195'
4 6 0.400 145 193
6 4 0.600235254
5 5 0.500205247
4 6 0.400236 259
4 6 0.400144252





St. I

las 6 4
. Giants '6 4
adelphia. 4 '6
shington 3 7
w Orleans 7 3
anta 6 4
npaBay 4 6
rolina 2 8
eenBay 10 0
troit 7 3
cago 7 3
inesota 2 8
Francisco 9 I
ttde 4 61
zona 3 7
Louis 2 8

0 .600 250 206
0 .600 228 228
0 .400 237 213
0.300 10,205

0 .700 313 228
0.400 182268
0.200225 286

01.000 355 212
0.700 301 219
0 .700 268 207.
0.200 200 27.1

T Pct PF PA .
0 .900 256 145
0.400 168 209
0.300 190.236
0.200 120247

Sunday's Games
Green Bay 35,Tampa Bay 26
Oakland 27, Minnesota 21
Detroit 49, Carolina 35 '
Dallas 27,Washington 24, OT
Cleveland 14.Jacksonville 10 .
Baltimore 31, Cincinnati 24
Miami 35, Buffalo 8
San Francisco 23,Arizona 7
Seattle 24,'St.Louis 7
Phicago 31, San Diego 20 ,
Atlanta 23,Tennessee 17
Philadelphia 17, N.Y. Giants 10
Monday's Game
"New England 34, Kansas City 3
Thursday Games
Green Bay at Detroit, 12:30 p.m.
fMiami at Dallas, 4:15 p.m.
San Francisco at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27
Arizona at St. Louis, I p.m.
Tampa Bay atTennessee, I p.m. .
Cleveland at Cincinnati, I p.m.
Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, I p.m;
Houston at Jacksonville, I p.m.
Carolina at Indianapolis, I p.m.
Minnesota atAtlanta, I p.m.
Chicago at Oaklahd, 4:05 p.m:.
Washington at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.
Denver at San Diego, 4:15 p.mi
New England at Philadelphia, 4:15 p.m.
._Pittsburgh at Kansas City, 8:20 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 28
N.Y. Giants at New Orleans, 8:30 p.m.

College games

Tuskegee (4-5) at Alabama St. (7-3),
4 p.m.
Texas (6-4) at Texas A&M (6-5), 8 p.m.

Top 25 schedule

No.8 Houston atTulsa, Noon
No. I LSU vs. No' 3 Arkansas,
2:30 p.m.
No. 22 Nebraska vs. Iowa, Noon
No. 2 Alabama at Auburn, 3:30 p.m.
No. 4 Stanford vs. No. 22 Notre
Dame, 8 p.m.
No. 6 Virginia Tech at No. 24 Virginia,
3:30 p.m.
No. 7 Boise State vs.Wyoming, 2 p.m.
No. 9 Oregon vs. Oregon State,
3:30 p.m.
No.. 10 Southern Cal vs. UCLA,
No. 11 Michigan State at Northwestern,
No. 12 Oklahoma vs. Iowa State,
No. 13 Georgia at No. 25 Georgia
Tech, Noon
No. 14 South Carolina vs. No. 1I
Clemson, 7:45 p.m.
No. 15 Wisconsin vs. No. 20 Penn

State, 3:30 p.m.
No. 17 Michigan vs. Ohio State, Noon
No.21 Baylor vs.Texas Tech,7 p.m.


AP Top 25

Thetop 25 teams inTheAssociated Press
college basketballpoll,with irst-placevotes,
records through Nov. 20, total points and
previous ranking:
Record Pts Pry
I. North Carolina (62)3-0 1,621 I
2. Kentucky 4-0 1,528 2
3. Ohio St. (I) 3-0 1,493 3
4.UConn (2) 4-0 1,426 4
5. Syracuse 4-0 1,353 5
6.Duke 4-0 1,305 6
7. Louisville 3-0 1,186 8
8. Memphis 1-0 1,123 10
9. Baylor 3-0 1,079 II
10. Florida 2-1 998 7
I I.Wlsconsln 3-0 916 14
12.Xavier 3-0 912 13
13.Alabama 5-0 820 16
14.Kansas 1-1 717 12
IS. Michigan 3-0 587 17
16. Marquette, 4-0 558 21
17. Pittsburgh 2-1 524 9
18.Vanderbilt 3-1 468 18
19. Gonzaga 3-0 454 22
20. California 3-0 420' 23
21. Missouri 3-0 327 24
22. Florida St. 40 323 25
23.Arizona 4-1 273 15
24. Misssisippi St. 41 '215. -
25.Texas A&M 3-1 108 19
Others receiving votes: Cleveland
St. 94, Michigan St. 58, Creighton 48,
Cincinnati 30, Washington 27, UNLV 23,
Villanova 18,T'qmple 14, San Diego St. 12;
Saint Mary's (Cal) 9, Kent St. 7, Oregon St.
7, Belmont 6, Saint Louis 6, Long Beach
St. 4, New Mexico St. 4, Notre Dame 4,
Purdue 4,Texas 4, Harvard 3, Georgetown
2,Illinois 2, Middle Tennessee 2, Marshall I,
Minnesota I,WestVirginia 1.

Top 25 schedule
Today's Games
No. 2 Kentucky vs. Radford, 7 p.m.
.No. 3 Ohio State vs.VMI, 7 p.m.
No. 5 Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech at
Madison Square Garden, 9 p.m.
No.6 Duke vs.TBA at Lahaina (Hawaii)
Civic CenterTBA
No. 8 Memphis vs. TBA at Lahaina
(Hawaii) Civic Center,TBA
No. 9 Baylor vs. Texas-Arlington,
8 p.m.
No. 13 'Alabama ys. Alabama A&M,
8 p.m.
No. 14 Kansas vs. TBA at:.Lahaina
(Hawaii) Civic Center,TBA
No: 15 Michigan vs. TBA at Lahaina
(Hawaii) Civic Center,TBA
No. 23 Arizona vs. San Diego State,
8:30 p.m.

USA'Today/ESPNTop 25

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-
ESPN men's college basketball poll, with
first-place votes, records through Nov. 20,
points and previous ranking.

I North Carolina (30)3-0
2.Kentucky (I) 4-0
.3. Ohio State 3-0
4. Connecticut 4-0
5. Syratuse 4-0
6. Dukle 4-0
7. Louisville 3-0
8. Memphis 1-0
9, Florida 2-1
10. Baylor 3-0
SI :Wlsconsin 3-0'
12. Xavier 3-0
13.Alabama 5-0
14. Kansas 1-I1
IS. Michigan 3-0
16. Pittsburgh 2-1
17. Marquette 4-0
18. California 3-0
19. Gonzaga 3-0
.20. Florida State 4-0
21'. Missouri 3-0
22.Vanderbilt 3-1'
23:Arizona 4-1
24.TexasA&M 3-.1
25. Creighton 4-0

Pts Pvs
774' I
732 2
708 3
668 4
.652 5
640 6
555 7
497 10
480 8
443 12
438 13
394 14
379 15
327 II
288 17
252 9
241 19
216 22
208 23
189 24
181 25
179 t20
134 16
65 18
62 NR

Others receiving votes: Mississippi
State 58; Purdue 48;Villanova 48;Texas 31;
Cincinnati 23; UNLV 23;Northwestern 22;
Cleveland State 20; Temple 20; Michigan
State 12; Saint Louis 12; George Mason 10;
Illinois 8; Long Beach State 8; San Diego
State 8; Oklahomna State 6; Saint Mary's
6; Washington 3; Indi na 2; Virgihia 2;
Harvard 1; Marshall I; Notrie Dame I.

Florida 78,Wright St. 65

At Tampa
WRIGHT ST. (2-2)
Mpondo I1-2 0-0 2, Battle 1-12 3-4 5,
Darling 1-4 0-1 2,Arceneaux 5-1 I 3-5 13,
Mays 8-11 2-2 21, Balwigaire 6-.10 0-0 15,
Hall 0-1 0-0 0, Pacher 1-2 3-46, Sledge
0-1 1-2 I.Totals 23-54 12-18 65.
Young 1-7 3-5 5, Murphy 2-3 1-2 7,

Unscramble these four Jumbles,,
one letter to each square,
to form four ordinary words.


Boynton 7-11 2-4 22, Walker 2-9 4-4 9,
Beal 6-11 9-1 122, Rosario 4-5 1-2 II,
Wilbekin 0-1 0-0 0, Yeguete 1-3 0-2 2,
Prather 0-1 0-0 0, Larson 0-0 0-0 0.Totals
23-51 20-3078.
Halftime-Florida 44-29. 3-Point
Goals-Wright St. 7-22 (Mays 3-5,
Balwigaire 3-5, Pacher 1-2, Darling 0-
I, Arceneaux 0-3, Battle 0-6), Florida
12-27 (Boynton 6-9, Rosario 2-3, Murphy
2-3, Beal I-5, Walker 1-6, Wilbekin 0-1).
Fouled Out-Darling. Rebounds-Wright
St 26 (Battle, Mpondo, Pacher 4), Florida
40 (Rosario,Young 7).Assists-Wright St.
14 (Arceneaux 6), Florida 19 (Walker 7).
Total Fouls-Wright St. 24, Florida 17.
A-6,33 1.


Golf week

Site: Shenzhen, China,
Course: Mission Hills


Blackstone Course (7,511 yards, par 72).
Purse: $7.5 million. Winners' shares:
$1.2 million each.
Television: .Golf Channel (Today,
10:30 pam.-3:30 a.m.; Thursday-Saturday,
3-6 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.; Sunday,
3-6 p.m.).
Format Two-man team representing
28 countries. First and third rounds, best
ball; Second and fourth, alternate shot.
Top teams: Australia: Brendan .Jones,-
Richard Green; China: Liang Wen-chong,
Zhang Xin-jun; England: lan- Poulter,Justin
Rose; France: Raphael Jacquelin, Gregory
Bourdy; Germany. Martin Kaymer, Alex
Cejka; Ireland: Rory Mcllroy, Graeme
,McDowell; Italy: Francesco Molinari,
Edoardo Molinari;Japan:Yuta Ikeda,Tetsuji
Hilratsuka; Netherlands,. Joost Lulten,
Robert-Jan Derksen; Scotland: Martin
Laird, Stephen Gallacher; South Africa:
Chart Schwartzel, Louis Oosth uien; Spain:
Alvaro Quiros. Miguel Angel Jimenez;
Sweden:" Robert Karlsson, Alexander
Noren; United States: Matt Kuchar. Gary
Woodlarid;Wales:Jamie Donaldson, Rhys,
On the Net: http://www.omegamission
PGA Tour site: http://www.pgatour.com
PGA European Tour site: httpJ/www.
Site: Coolum,Australia.
Course: Hyatt Regency Coolum
(6,849 yards, par 72).
S Purse: $1.48 million. Winner's share:
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-
Saturday, noon-3 ,p.m.; Sunday, noon-
I p.m.).
Online: http:/championship.pga.org.au
PGA Tour of Australasia site: httpJI
OneAsia Tour site httpJ/www.oneasia.
Site Johannesburg
Course: Serengeti Golf arid Wildlife
Estate (7,761 yards, par 72).'
Purte: $1.35 million. Winner's share:
Television:' Golf Channel (Thursday-
,Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon).
Online; http://www.southafricanopen.
Sunshine Tour. site: http://www.
PGA European Tour site: http://www.


NHL schedule

Monday's Games
Carolina 4, Philadelphia 2
Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 0
Washington 4, Phoenix 3
Columbus 4, Calgary I
Boston I, Montreal 0
Florida 4, New Jersey 3
Dallas.4, Edmonton I
Tuesday's Games
Toronto at Tampa Bay (n).
Los Angeles at St. Louis (n)
Edmonton at Nashville (n)
S- Today's Games
Boston at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Columbus at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
.Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Winnipeg atWashington, 7 p.m.
Montreal at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Calgary at Detroit, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Nashville at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
Vancouver at Colorado, 9:3P p.m.
Chicago at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

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Pair of wins for Gibson

Bruce Gibson picked
up two tournament wins
during the week.
In the mixed alternate
shot event, he teamed with
partner Nicole Gibson to
shoot a 64 in A flight for
a two-shot edge over the
second-place team of Anita
and Jerry West
Tony and Marcella Garcia
teamed for first place in B
flight with 4 65, two shots
ahead of Tom and Gloria
Gibsori's second payday
came in. the Saturday blitz,
where he posted a +9 for
.the win over Ron Bennett
who finished at +6. Steve
Peters, (+5) took third place,
two points ahead of Jordan
Hale and Eddy Brown in a
tie for fourth.
Gibson also had two
keepers in the skins game.'
Bob. Randall and Terry
Hunter each had one skin.
Both pot holes carried over
for another week. '
.Georke Burnham and
Steve Patterson traded

Ed Goff

birdies and the lead
throughout the Wednesday
blitz before settling for a
first-place tie at +8; Don
Combs was a point behind
in second place. Gay
Motard was in third place
with +6, followed by Ed
Higgs and Buddy Slay in a
fourth-place tie with +5.
Donald Roberts, Bob
Randall and Jonathan Allen
shared the skins pot with
Burnham, Patterson, Slay
and Combs.
The LGA played even/
odds, counting the scores
on even-numbered hole on
the back nine and odd-num-'
bered holes on the front.
Shirley Edelstein scored
on the right holes and
posted a 33.5 for the win.
'Jayne Hope claimed sec-
ond in a regression score
after atie with Dottie Rogers
at 34.5. Ann Bormolini was

fourth with a 35.
Marc Risk, Dave Cannon
and Bobby Simmons won a
high-scoring contest over
Ed Snow, Jim Stevens, Joe
Persons and Dan Stephens
in match one of Good Old
Boys play. The final count
was 11-8.
In a three-way match,
Jerry West, Nick
Whitehurst, Jim McGriff
and Jim Bell took the win
over Stan Woolbert, Jerry
Snowberger, Paul, Davis
and -Eli Witt, 5-3. Monty
Montgomery, Tom Elmore,
Hugh Sherrill and Howard
Whitaker scored 2 points.
Risk stayed in the medal-
ist spot with a one-under
par 35-36-71. Montgomery
trailed by two strokes with
a 36-36-74. Snow (76), West
(78), and Woolbert (79)
had the week's other note-
worthy scores.
Witt and Stephens tied in
the front nine contest with
38. Bell was a shot back at
39. Simmons took the back
nine with 39.

INDIANS: Prepare for playoff rematch

Continued From Page 1B

touchdown right before the
half with an interception.
Melton Sanders threw to
AJ. Legree for the score.
Jonathan Dupree intercept-
ed a pass on Trinity Catholic's
opening possession the sec-
ond half and rumbled to the
Celtics 15. Fort White missed
a field goal.
After two changes of pos-
sessions, Legree broke a
72-yard touchdown run.
The Indians stopped Trinity
Catholic's next drive,
but four turnovers down
the stretch produced the
mercy-rule final.
Included was

Washington's second inter-'
ception return.
'"That was one of the
most disappointing parts,"
Jackson said. "Most of
our guys on offense play
defense and you rely pon
them to make tackles. To
give the effort they gave
was disappointing."
Austin McClellan led
the Celtics with 148 yards
on 12 carries with touch-
down runs of 40 and 47
yards. Andre Johnson and
Demonta Blount had touch-
down runs. Quarterback
Reid Carlton was only. 3-
of-10 passing with the two

interceptions. He did throw
a TD pass to Anthony
Second shots are said to
favor the loser of game one,
but Jackson said that is not
necessarily the case.
"You can say it's hard
to beat a team twice, but 'if
one team is better they can
beat you' twice," Jackson
said. "What we try to instill
in our guys are they are
not better than us. They
are nowhere as good as
'last year when they were
.state champions. We can
play with this team."

CHS: offense v defense on Friday

. Continued From PageB

thrownI for 1,852 yards this
season on 141-of-219 passing.
He's also'good at protect-
ing the ball.
Peterman has thrown 28
touchdowns this season,
while only turning it over
\four times.
Paterman's :favorite

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27 "Stormy
28 -dish pie
29 Election
31 Parrot's word
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weapon is Jared Crump.
The receiver has 31 .recep-
tions for 655 yards and 11
touchdowns this season.
When the Bears aren't
throwing, they have a for-
midable running game as
well. '
Gabe Johnson will get

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52 Stem from
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54 Snow White's
friend -

the majority of the carries
and he's a home-run threat
The back has run for 1155
yards this season on 125
rushes. He's reached the
end zone 15 times in total.
Of course, Columbia
has a solid front seven to

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Jefferson expects

- strong run from

9 Tigers this season

bfinley@lakecty)report er. corn

b;i Columbia High coach
fih Horace Jefferson said that
tiv' he'd like to see the Tigers'
,:i- basketball team begin the
wiv season against a Final Four
-Ii: team (from last season) and
?, end the season in the Final
'i-' Four.
.P Jefferson's Tigers look to
-!I be well on their way after a
13t season-opening win against
TI: Palatka High, 59-58, on
AIi Monday.
'... Trey Simmons led the
"' Tigers with 18 points in the
-.t game, but Jefferson was
most impressed with the
n,. play of Marcus Amerson.
tit. "Amerson played his tail
s off," Jefferson said. "He was
. the.chariman of the boards
Amerson finished the
game with 10 points and 20
-- rebounds.
The Tigers also received
a double-double effort out of
Morris Marshall. Marshall
,', ended the game 'with 14
points and 12 rebounds.
Monte Tisdale scored
eight points for the Tigers.
The most impressive thing
about the win for Columbia
is that they were able to
', do it without two potential
"-. starters going forward this
:. season. Nigel Atkinson and
i:. Laremy Tunsil are both still
i' involved with the football
feam's playoff run. Jefferson
doesn't necessarily see that
as a bad thing.
"I honestly believe that
,- 'the further this football

team goes. the further the
basketball team will go," he
Jefferson likes the fact
that some of the younger
Tigers are gaining valuable
minutes while Atkinson and
Tunsil compete on the foot-
ball field. He's beginning
to see that pay off as evi-
denced in the win against
Palatka to open the season.
"It was a great win,"
Jefferson said. "We played
two preseason games which
1 used as a gauge and I
didn't think we did that well
on Thursday. Saturday we
did a little better. When we
came out Monday, we were
playing extremely well. We
played with patience. I was
impressed with the decision
making and to see them learn-
ing the game of basketball."
The Tigers will contend
in a new district this season
with Wolfsonri and Robert
E. Lee the only holdovers
from last year.
Atlantic Coast, Stanton
Prep and St. Augustine
make up the rest of the
Jefferson believes the
Tigers can contend for a
district championship.
"Historically, the peren-
nial powerhouse has been
Wolfson," Jefferson said.
"Lee has has some good
times. Last year,,they were
young, but they'll be back
up. On paper, Wolfson
would be your favorite."
Still, he isn't ruling out
his Tigers.
"I think, even though we

are young, we're a veteran
young," Jefferson said. "We
have a year under our belt
and should be able to con-
tend for a title and make a
run in the playoffs."
The Tigers look to use a
seven or eight man rotation
this season.
Joining Marshall.
Amerson, Simmons and
Tisdale in the rotation fig-
ure to be Atkinson and
Tunsil after football.
Abram Rossin and Monte
Tisdale will also see min-
utes with Javontae Foster
and Shaq Johnson.
"We may play all 10."
Jefferson said. "There's
other kids like Taylor Veins
that could play some and a
couple more guys."
Jefferson wants fresh
legs to go with his game
plan of trapping on defense
and speeding the game up.
"We're going to work up
tempo," Jefferson said. "It's
going to be the same as we
wanted to run last year, but
the kids had a hard time
grasping an up-temp game.
To them, it was getting the
ball and running down the
court That's running. Now,
we're going to do it with
And Jefferson expects
the team to go as far as
Marshall can take iL
said. "He's our best player,
but he's now our hardest
worker. When you can get
your best player to be your
hardest worker, you have
something special."

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Columbia High's Marquez Marshall (22) attempts a shot as-Fort White's A.J. Legree goes for
a block during a game last year. .

Columbia High School soccer team captain Holly Boris (21) heads the ball away from
Kayla Ratliff (4) in a match against Suwannee on Nov. 3.'

Winners all around

b' tinley@lakecityreporter.corn

White High had a strong
showing on.Tuesday night
agaisnt Interlachen High.
Both the boys and the girls
soccer teams came away
with victories.
Firstup, the LadyIndians
ised .38 shots on its way
to a 1-0 win against the
Lady Rams. Alexa Hatcher
scored the goal.
'The Lady Indians
improved to 4-3 overall
after a win against Willston
High, 4-1, on Monday.
"Defensively, we're play-
ing so solidity's scary," Fort
White coach Perry Sauls
* The Indians followed
With a 7-1 win against the

Interlachen boys.
Anthony Gonzalez had a
hat trick to lead the way.
'Brandon Sharpe scored
two goals and Billy Whitney
and Brandon Maulton had
the other goals.
-The Indians fell to
Lafayette High, 6-3, on
Monday, but improved
their overall record to, 3-5.
after the win on Tuesday.
"I'm proud of the way
we're playing right now,"
Fort White coach Pete
Blanchard said. "We didnf
start good, but after a 1-0
win against Hamilton, a team
we're much better than,
something happened. We've
been playing spot on since."

Tigers soccer
Columbia. High's boys

and girls soccer teams each'
picked up wins against Oak
Hall School on Monday.
The Lady Tigers game
away with a -5-1 win and
their male counterparts
picked up a 5-0 win.
Dakota Waters scored
two goals to lead the
Tigers. Jimmy. Blakely,
Cody Beadles and Rogelio.,
Sosa each scored one
The Tigers improved
to 2-2 after a loss agianst
Panama City Mosely on
For the girls, Michaela
Burton scored two goals
to lead the Lady Tigers.
Danielle Mathis, Holly
Boris and Megan Collins
each scored one goal as
well. The Lady Tigers are
1-5 for the season.

Milwaukee's Ryan

Braun wins NLMVP

By HOWIE RUMBERG me. baseball this year," Braun
Associated Press '' Los Angeles center field- said of. Verlander. "As a',
er Matt Kemp, who came position player I'm biased
, NEW YORK close to winning the Triple to the fact that I think posi-
Milwaukee's Ryan Braun Crown, received 10 first- tion players should be at
won the NL Most Valuable place votes and finished the forefront of the award
Player Award on Tuesday second with 332 points, but iP you honestly look at
after helping lead 1 the Braun's teammate Prince what he accomplished, how
Brewers to their first divi- Fielder finished third with much he meant to that tealn
sion title in nearly 30 years, 229 points, and Arizona's 'and how dominant he truly
The left fielder received Justin Upton finished fourth was you cannot make any
20: of 32 first-place votes with 214 points. Fielderand argument against him win-
'and 388 points in voting Upton each received, one ning that award."
announced by the Baseball first-place vote. Braun led. the NL' with
Writers' .Association of St Louis' Albert Pujols a .597 slugging percentage
America. ' finished fifth. It was the and had a chance to over-
"I, 'm not going to pretend '11th straight year the three- take Jose Reyes for the bat-
like I wasn't anxious or ner- .time MVP was in the top 10 ting title on the last day
vous because I was," said in balloting. ' of the season but ,finished
Braun, who was sitting on NLCy Young Award win-' second with a .332 average.
the balcony of his home ner Clayton Kershaw was The four-time All-Star had
in Malibu,' Calif., when he' 12thin.the voting a d6y after. 33 homers, 111 RBIs, 109
received the call that he Detroit's Justin Verlahder "runs scored and stole 33
had won. "I was .obviously .added the..AL MVP to' his, bases as Milwaukee won
thrilled, excited. It's honest-' Cy Young. a .franchise-best 96 games.
ly difficult to put into Words,' "I think he was the singl,e> His 77 extra-base hits was
how much this means to most dominant player im tops in the league.

SEC est teams lead way,

create crazy scenarios

Associated' Press.

Mississippi State's Dan
Mullen said two months
ago that whoever wins the
SEC West*is "the best in the
If only" it were that sim-
While the coach looks
like a prophet with LSU,
Alabama and Arkansas
holding down the top three
spots in the national rank-7
ings and BCS standings,
their 1-2-3 status sets up
some potentially wacky sce-
The prospects go beyond
a much-talked about LSU-
Alabama rematch. The
eventual national champi-
on could come out of the
Southeastern Conference
and not have won the league
title or. its division crown.

It's not out of the question
that both BCS game partici-
pants were jutst wannabes in
the SEC West as the league
seeks its sixth-straight
national title and third in a
row for that division.
"I think if LSU. and
Alabama win this week,
we're probably at a 90 per-
cent chance that they're
playing each other for a
national championship,"
said Brad Edwards, a BCS
and college football analyst
for ESPN. "That 10 percent
is if LSU loses to Georgia in
such a way that it would dis-
courage voters from keep-
ing them in the top 2."
But if Arkansas beats
LSU and Alabama wins it
sets up a three-way tie in
the SEC West
The tiebreaker will come
down to head-to-head com-
petition between the two

teams ranked highest 'in
the BCS standings. LSU
won at Alabama 9-6 in over-
time three weeks ago; the
Razorbacks fell. 38-14 in
Tuscaloosa in September..
"In order for Arkansas
to win the tiebreaker, I feel
like they're going to have to
do something so impressive
that they end up getting
a lot of first-place votes,"
Edwards said. "A'lot of peo-
ple have to move them over
Alabama and into the No.
I spot
"What they essentially
need is for Alabama to beat
Aubdrn and go backward
in the rankings, which isn't
likely to happen."
But if Arkansas wins this
week .and loses the divi-
sion tiebreaker, Edwards
said the Razorbacks still
wouldn't,necessarily out of
the national title picture.

Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420












Couple considering sex must

first explore their feelings

freshman in college and
have the sweetest boy-
friend in the world. We've
always been close and
trusted each other, never
pushing the other too far.
Last weekend, though,
things got a little heavy
between us. We stopped
before anything happened,
but I felt dirty afterward.
As I thought about it, I
realized that, to me, it had
seemed OK that our rela-
tionship was starting to
take a more intimate turn.
Is it wrong for me to
think this way? I don't
know how to bring up the
"sex talk" with him without
seeming desperate or like
I'ri rushing things. What
should I do? NEEDS TO
KNOW: You and your boy-
friend are normal, healthy
young adults. If this is the
first time you and a young
man have gotten "a little
heavy," then it's not surpris-
ing that you felt conflicted,
depending upon how you
were raised to think about
premarital relations.
However, because you
have now progressed to the
point of physical intimacy,
it is important that you and
your boyfriend talk about
last weekend and what may
happen in the future. Share
your feelings and ask how
HE feels about what hap-
pened and what he would

Abigail Van Buren
like to happen going for-
ward. That's not desperate
or rushing things that is
** ** **
weeks ago, my wife
returned from a business'
meeting out of town. After
unpacking, she took a bath.
I happened into the bath-
room just as she finished
drying off. When she saw
me, she grabbed a towel
and held it over her shoul-
der and breast, but not
before I spotted a hickey
and bruise on her chest.
When I asked her'about
the hickey, she said she had
no idea what had caused it
After that, she refused to
discuss the matter.
,- Yesterday she agreed
to take a polygraph test,
but how do we go about
arranging one? Your
thoughts? TROUBLED
HUSBAND: If your mar-
riage is on such thin ice
' that you need a lie detector
test to determine if your
wife is telling the truth,

you may need the services
of a family law specialist.
You asked my opinion,
and here it is: From my
perspective, you and your
wife could benefit more
from some truth sessions
with a marriage counselor
than with a polygraph
examiner. However, one
way to find a polygraph
examiner would be to
Google "polygraph exam-
iners in Texas." Another
would be to consult an
attorney about a referral.

And now, Dear
Readers, allow me to
again share the traditional
Thanksgiving Prayer that
was penned by my dear
mother, Pauline Phillips.
No Thanksgiving would be
complete for me without it
Oh, Heavenly Father,
We thank Thee for food
and remember the hungry.
We thank Thee for
health and remember the
We thank Thee for free-
dom and remember the
May these remembranc-
es stir us to service,
That Thy gifts to us may
be used for others. Amen.
Have a safe and happy
Thanksgiving, everyone!
- Love, ABBY

* Write Dear Abby at
www.DearAbby.com or
P.O. Box 69440, Los
Angeles, CA 90069.


ARIES (March 21-April
19): Get all of your paper-
work in order. You have
to know where you stand
financially before you can
make any decisions that
will affect your home or
family. Once you have
a clear picture, you can
make a very quick and
prosperous deal. ***
TAURUS (April 20-May
20): You'll tend,to over-
react regarding personal
matters and relationships.
You are best keeping
things very low-key until
you have a more objec-
tive view of your situation.
Channel your energy into
learning and self-improve-
ment ***
GEMINI (May 21-June
20): Business'and personal
relationships will flourish
with a little charm and
encouragement Use your
imagination and you will
make a good contribution
to a job or project Love is
on the rise and can lead to
a stronger commitment

CANCER (June 21-July
22); Keep a close watch
over what everyone
around you is doing and
saying before you choose
to make a move that will
be difficult to reverse. Bide
your time and you will
have a clearer awareness
of what's actually happen-,
ing. *****-
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22):
Don't let your emotions

Eugenia Last

take over. You have to fol-
low your head, not your
heart, if you want to come
out on top. Socializing, net-
working and meeting with
new people will all lead to
positive changes. Don't'
settle for less than what
you want **
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept
22): Open up discussions
that will help you resolve
any pending problems at
home. You will learn from
the people you encounter
and can add this knowl-
edge to your resume.
Experience will help you
choose your friends wisely.

LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct
22): The help yourvolun-
teer will be appreciated
and bring you in contact
with people you want to
befriend. Mix business
with pleasure and you will
get ahead. Love is in a
high cycle and will bring
about a sudden change
regarding your future.

SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov.
21): Your emotions will
be difficult to control as
your passionate nature
escalates. Utilize your time
wisely. Put your efforts
into a creative pursuit and
being with the one you
love, or if single, finding
your dream partner. ***

Dec. 21): You can stabilize
your position if you lend
a helping hand to some-
one who has the ability to
affect your future. Honesty
will play an important role
in any discussion you have.
Don't promise anything
you cannot deliver. Love is
on the rise. ***
Jan. 19): Be careful with
your money, A secret
could end up costing you.
Stay aboveboard in all your
transactions, and focus on
building your assets, not
your liabilities. Fixing up
your home, buying some-
thing new or selling some-
thing you own will pay off.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-
Feb. 18): Problems will
develop if you are too flir-
tatious. Expect someone
to overreact or to be indul-
gent, causing you grief.
Love is in the stars, but
doing the right thing will
determine whether your
personal situation is favor-
able. Proceed with caution.
PISCES. (Feb. 19-March
20): Protect what you have
from anyone who is look-
ing for a handout Love
can cost you if you are
too generous or if you try
to buy favor. Dqn't argue
over petty differences.
Concentrate on financial,
emotional and physical
improvements. *****


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TODAY'S CLUE: D equals S

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Snow Day's back, but with changes

From staff reports

celebration for
the Christmas
season known
as Snow Day will feature
several changes for the
2011 event. Snow Day will
take place from 9 a.m. 4
p.m, Saturday, Dec. 10 at
Olustee Park. -
Dennille Folsom, Lake
City-Columbia County
Chamber of Commerce
executive director, said
this year there is no
Festival of Lights attached
to the Snow Day event
(The Festival of Lights is
set for Nov. 26.)
"The entire event will
be in Olu'stee Park in the
courthouse annex parking
lot," she said.."We decided
to move everything down
to Olustee Park to keep
some continuity and hope-
fully create some more
traffic from people seeing
the snow from the road."
This year's event will,
also feature the inaugural
Dashing To The Snow
Reindeer 5K run/walk.i
There is a $25 entry fee
for the event To register
for the run go to www.
lakecitychamnber.com, call
(386) 208-2447 or register
in person at the Chamber
of Commerce,office or at
Carquest Auto Parts. Early
registration ends Dec. 1.
Free T-shirts will be avail-
able for early registrants.
People registering after

Dec. 1 will be asked to pay
The run/walk will start
8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
The event will start and
finish at the Columbia
County Courthouse.
"Our goal is to have 125
participants," Folsom said.
'The route is all through
downtown and around
Lake DeSoto."
/The run is scheduled to
be completed by 9 a.m.,
when event organizers
will kick-off the traditional
Snow Day.
'The snow is going to be
in the Courthouse Ahnex
parking lot," Folsom said.
"We're going to have 30
tons of snow."
There will be two snow
slides where attendees
can ride sleds down the
snow, 10 bounce houses,
live entertainment and
at least six food vendors.
Organizers are still accept-
ing food vendor applica-
tions for the event.
Santa Claus is expected
to make his appearance
at the event around 11:45
' "From noon 2 p.m.
we're going to have free
photos with Santa Claus,"
Folsom said.
Santa Claus will make
nightly visits from 6-8
p.m. to Olustee Park from
Nov. 26 -Dec. 23, with
the exception of Sunday
At noon during Snow
Day there will be a
Wreaths Across America

Michael Combs, of Sanderson, sleds down a snow.slide head first during the Snow Day event last year.

Ceremony --- a nationwide
ceremony that recognizes
fallen veterans.
The title sponsor for this
year's Snow Day is Busy
Bee B&B and Gainesville
Busy Bee B&B will be
giving away a 2012 Jeep
SWrangler between 3-4 p.m.
"They've been qualifying
people throughout the year

to win a chance to get a key
to start the Jeep, and they
will give out 25 keys during
Snow Day," Folsom said.
The end of Snow
Day will be capped with
the annual Lake City
Christmas parade which
is slated to begin 6 p.m.,
Staging'for the parade
begins 5 p.m. Deadline for
parade applications is Nov.

With the magnitude'
of the Snow Day event,
Folsom also noted that
volunteers are needed to
help supervise kids in the
bounce house and snow
area. People hoping to vol-
unteer can call the chain-.
ber of commerce at (386)
"Snow Day is a unique

-experience that most
communities don't have,"
Folsom said. 'Ifs a very
expensive event and we're
really fortunate that Busy
Bee B&B and Gainesville
Ice donated the $10,000
to pull-off the event We
just hope that everybody
will come out, participate
and take advantage of the

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10 Job
100 Opportunities
Hall's Pump & Well and
Carolynly Height Water Company
is seeking someone to work in our
Water treatment section. Must
have high school diploma and be
mechanically inclined. Apply in
.person at 904 NW Main Blvd.
First Federal Bank of Florida
has a position available for a
fulltime Collector in Lake City.
Experience preferred dealing
with delinquent accounts or
solid administrative and
customer service skills. Full
benefits package; Applications
-may be obtained from any First
Federal branch and submitted to
Human Rescources, P.O. Box
2029, Lake City, FL 32056 or
email resume to
Bilingual candidates encouraged
to apply. Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer..

Director of Allied Hdalth,
Programs (RN) wanted at north
Florida Community College.
See www.nfcc.edu for details.

Sales Position available for
motivated individual Rountree -
Moore Toyota, Great benefits, paid
training/vacation. Exp. a plus but
not necessary. Call Anthony
Cosentino 386-623-7442

SS Construction Support
Putting together an elite team
of Professionals. Leave your .
name,& number. 386-754-3932 f

100 Opportunities
Southern Exposure.
Call for info.

12 Medical
120 Employment

Local Phlebotomy Course
offered in Lake City, FLA
Certificate program.

240 Schools &
240 Education ,

Interested in a MedicalCareer?.
Express .Training offers
courses for beginners & exp
* Nursing Assistant, $479
next class-11/28/10
* Phlebotomy national'certifica-
tion, $900 next class-11/28/11

* Continuing education
Fees incl. books, supplies, exam
fees. Call 386-755-4401 or

310 Pets & Supplies

Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs
arid 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
unsure, contact the local
office for information;.

330 Livestock &
330 Supplies

WANTED:. I Buy and Sell used
Horse Tack in good/fair condition
Saddles, bridles, pads, reins, etc.
Will pay cash. Call 386-935-1522

407 Computers

DFLL Computer,
386-755-9984 or.

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

"Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans.
" 275 & up CASH! Free Pick Up!
NO title needed !386-878-9260
After 5pm 38,6- 752-3648.

430 Garage Sales

All Yard Sale Ads
Must be Pre-Paid.

450 'Good Things
450 toEat

The Nut-Cracker, Robert Taylor
Buy, sell, crack & shell pecans
2738 CR 252 W, Lake City 32024
Pinemount Rd/CR 252 Taylorvile
386-963-4138 or 961-1420

The Pecafi House in Ellisville
We buy, sell & crack Pecans.
Several good Varieties.

460 Firewood

Firewood for Sale. $65. per Truck
Load. Joey 965-0288
if no answer pls leave message
we will call you back.

630 fMobile Homes
6 for Rent
1 BR/i BA Furnished, all utilities
included + satellite,
$135 week, $135 deposit.
Call 386-758-6939
2 & 3 br/lba Mobile Homes for
Rent. CH/A includes water, sewer,
garbage. $475./ $525. mo. 1st &
last mo + $300 dep. 386-961-8466
2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. rho.
plus deposit. Water & sewer fur-
nished. Cannon Creek MHP
2/2 Units.
Monthly Specials
$550. mo. Free Water.
2br/2ba $500 mo. new flooring,
fresh paint. ,Also, Resd'l RV lots.
Btwn Lake City & G'ville. Access
to 1-75 & 441 (352)317-1326
Country. Living
2&3bdrm, $500-$550.
Very clean, NO PETS!
Ref's.& dep req'd. 386-758-2280
LIKE NEW DW 3br/2ba. CH/A,
on I ac lot. 10 miri. south of Lake
City. Pet on approval. $750 mo.
plus elec. & dep. 386-758-2408
Mobile Homes for rent in
White Springs, & Ft. White.
'Contact 386-623-3404
683 39a7 27'7Q

or Jz j-y l-~ /1/

640 Mobile Homes
for Sale

2006 Fleetwood Anniversary Ser-'
ies. 3br/2ba plus.bonus rm adjoins
master Garden tub. South side of
Lake Citv Ez commute to G'I tle
NMLS 78411 $72,500 623.6896
3/2 MH- on I acre in nirce sub.
paved rd. metal roof. completely
remodeled. new everything! Only
$39,500 386-249-1640
SWMH on 2 lots, fenced, paved
streets, close to town. MLS 79218,
$49,900. ColdwellBanker Bishop,
Elaine Tolar 386-755-6448
3br/2ba MH, deck, porch. Well
maintained. MLS 79304 $55,000.
' Coldwell Banker Bishop, Lori
Geibeig Simpson 386-365-5678
Palm Harbor Homes
Factory Direct Sale
15K-25K Off Models
800-622-2832 ext 210

All 2011's Must Go!
All Homes at Dead cost! Save up
To $10.000. North Pointe Homes
Gainesville (3521872-556

640 Mobile Homes
Ou V. for Sale
Land and Home Packages
for Mobile homes and modular
homes. No Money down if you
own your land. 100 mile radius.
North Pointe Homes, Gainesville
We Need Used Mobile Homes!
Will buy or trade. Top Dollar Paid.
North Point Homes.

6 Mobile Home
650 &Land
DWMH on 1 acre 3 br/2 ba for
rent or sale $600. mo $300. dep.
Sale price $45,000. obo.
Columbia City. (352)535-5618
Affordable 4/3, Ig 2,280 sqft in
nice S/D on 2 ac. New homeowner
will, have fishing rights to Timber-
lake $59,900 MLS 74862 Brittany
Results Realty 386-397-3473
3/2 DWMH on .91 ac. Three Riv-
ers Estates. Well maintained home
that shows pride in ownership
$120,000 MLS 78905 Brittany
Results Realty 386-397-3473
Well Maintained MH on 10ac. 2
car, covered carport, huge deck.
Wood laminate flooring. MLS
79417, $94,900 Brittany Stoeckert
Results Realty 386-397-3473

Nice 1620sf 3br/2ba,DW on 4
wooded acres, owner finance avail.
$119,900 Brenda Forrester,
- Forrester Realty 352-339-6069

Owner Finance, 3/2, on 2.5 acres,
SMayo area, small down/$650 moo,
386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833

Unfurnished Apt.
710 For Rent ..

Excellent High Springs location.
1, 2 & 3 bedroom floor-plans;
some with garages.
Call 386-454-1469 .
or visit our website:

Amberwood Hills Apts.
Private Patio area. Beautiful yard.
SWasheridri er hi up Free water &
sewer 1/1, 2/I. LMove in special.
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Unfurnished Apt.
710 For Rent

Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2
mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet
Friendly. Move in Special $99.
Pool, laundry & balcony.
386-754-1800. www.myflapts.com
Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1,
1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A,
$650 month & bckgrnd chk,
386-697-3248 or 352-377-7652
For rent 4 br/1/2 ba townhouse apt.
$800 mho & $300 dep. Rent in-
cludes water, sewer, garbage and
lawn maintenance. 386-208-5252.
Greentree Townhouse
Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5., Free
water & sewer. Balcony & patio.
Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90.
386-754-1800 wwwmvflapts.com
Large & clean. lbr/lba apt.
CH/A Ig walk in closet. Close to
town. $395. mo and $350. dep.
Move in Special from $199-$399.
1, 2 & 3 br apartments. Also, 2/br
MH close to towr. Incl water.
386-755-2423 rigsbyrentals.com
NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled
1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living
room. $450. mo plus sec.
386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951
Nice, lg 2 br Apt.
Close to town
$485 mo + $485 dep.
Redwine Apartments. Move in
special $99. Limited time. Pets
welcome. with 5 complexes,
we have a home for you.
386-754-1800. www.myflapts.com
Gatorwood S/D. Washer/dryer
hook up, clean. $650. 1st, last +
security. 386-867-9231.
The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Br's
; from $125/wk. Util. &,cable incl.,
Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly
rates avail Call 386-752-2741
Wayne Manor Apts.
Move in $99. Spacious bedroom
washer/dryer. Behind Kens off
Hwy 90. 386-754-1800
Windsor Arms Apartments.
Move In Madness! $99. Move in!
2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free
200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.
386-754-1800. www.myflapts.com
wror) 2/2, deck, quiet private
Scre 8 mi nw of VA. No dogs.
$6. 0 mo + dep 386-961-9181


(224 Days-Tenure Track)
Florida Gateway College's Physical
Therapist Assistant program is CAPTE
accredited'through 2020.1he program is
supported by experiencedACCE full-time
facultyand adjunct faculty.
Teach courses in the Physical Therapist
Assistant program. Advise students.
Conduct selection process of PTA program
students. Review PTA courses in areas
of syllabi, lesson plans, tests, course
offerings and sequences. Monitor program
and implement needed improvements.
Assist faculty in developing, preparing
.and updating programs materials. Maintain
a,.:'rediriiu'ri pro'E.sies of h C,,TTi;iS ii'
or.a Ac&E.-tldar,,n'r, y,. in3Therapy
Education (CAPTE). Keep Informed of
changes affecting programs as mandated
by accrediting agency. Maintain accurate
literature regardingprogram's admission-
Srequireents. Assist in the preparation of
,program budget. Maintain PTAAdvisory
Committee. Oversee semi-annual ,
meetings. Assist in curriculum reviews.
Maintain'communication with health-care
agencies. Promote positive relationships.,
Conduct student follow up surveys .
Educational Experience Required: Master's
degree, with at least.one degree in the field
of Physical, Therapy or Physical Therapist '
. Assistant' Knowledge, Skills, Abilities'-
Required: Licensure at a physical therapist
or certification as a physical therapist
-assistant. Minimum 3 years experience
in clinical practice; didactic and/or clinical
teaching experience; experience in .
administration, educational theory and
methodology; experience in instructional
design and methodology; experience in
student evaluation and outcomes
assessment. Desirable Qualifications:
Community College teaching experience.
DPT preferred.
Salary: Based on degree and
experience. Application deadline:
Open until filled
Persons interested should provide College
application, vita, and'.photocopies of
transcripts. All foreign transcripts must
be submitted .with official translation and
'- evaluation. Position details and .,
applications available on web at:,
Human Resources
Florida Gateway College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314
Fax (386) 754-4814'
E-Mail: humanrtafoc.edu
FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/
ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment

is Franchising with a National
Restaurant Chain
Now Hiring Management
SCompetitive Wages
Benefits available for Full-Tine
(Health, dental & life insurance,
vacation, sick leave)
Apply in person at the S & S
134 SE Colburn Ave..
Lake City, FL 32025


Medical Records/

Medical Receptionist

For busy medical office.

Full time. Pay depends on

experience. Will train right

person. Bring resume to

Southern Internal Medicine

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720 Furnished Apts.
2W For Rent
Rooms for Rent. Hillcrest, Sands,
Columbia. All furnished. Electric,
cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly
or monthly rates. 1 person $135,
2 persons $150. weekly

7UV Home For Rent
lbr/lba Free ele. Utilities incl. 4mi
S. Lake City. $300dep. $375mo.
386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833
3 BR/I BA, newly renovated,
CH & A, corner of Putnam &
Marsh, large yard, first & security,
$800 mo., 954-559-0872.
/ TOWNHOUSE 2br plus
bonus room. w/1.5 bath.
Quail Heights CC. $750. mo plus
$250 damage dep. 386-752-8553
3BR/1BA w/CH/A, Located in the
country. Credit check required.
$500. mo. $500 Deposit
1 386-752-3225
3BR/2BA CB home Carport hard-
wood floors. CH/A Fenced yard.
Good area. $750 mo plus security.
386-752-0118 or 623-1698
3br/2ba on 2 ac.
North of Lake City.
$750; mo + full security.
386-965-7534 or 386-365-1243
For lease-beautiful Callaway sub.
home brick, 3bd/2bath/2car w/LG
fenced yard, built 2007. $1275.-
p/m+last+security 386-365-0083
For lease-Lakewood sub. LG-
brick, 2600 sq. ft. 4bd/2.5 ba/2car
Lg lot by Lake Jeffrey. $1275.m
+last+sec. Bruce 386-365-3865
T750 Business &'
750 Office Rentals
For Lease: E Baya Ave. Two -
1000 sqft office space units or
combined for 2000 sqft. 386-984-
0622 or weekends 386-497-4762.
Midtown Commercial Center,
brand new executive front suite &
suite w/warehouse.
Call Vicki or Joe 386-935-2832.

805 Lots for Sale

BEAUTIFUL 5 padres in '
Lake City, 100% owner financing, "
no qualifying, $395 per month.
Please call 512-663-0065

Gorgeous 20.02 ac. Ready for new
home. Land has 2 power poles, 2
wells & 24X30 slab..MLS 7.8126
$132,000. REO-Realty Group
Heather Craig 386-466-9223
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law. Our readers are hereby in-
formed that all dwellings adver-
used in this newspaper are availa-..
ble on an equal opporrumn, basis.
To complain of discrimination call'
HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777.
the toll free
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impaired is 1-800-927-9275..

810 Home'for Sale,
Well-maintained 3BR/2BA home
in Gwen Lake area on comer lot
INC. 386-755-5110 #77307-
PRICE! 3BR/2BA w/open floor
plan; freshly painted $96,000
INC. 755-5110 #78278
w/2,012 SqFt w/living rm &
-family rm $39,000
.INC. 386-755-5110 #78680
CUTE 3BR/1.5BA recently reno-
vated; 1,455 SqFt with city utilities
386-755-5110 #78971

3 or 4 BR w/hardwd floors, new
carpet & vinyl in 2011 $79,500
INC. 386-755-5110 #79233
2BR/.1BA mfg home on 4 acres in
Oakwood Acres; owner financing
available $44,900 DANIEL
386-755-5110 #78838
BANK OWNED 3/2 home with
screened in pool, fireplace,
#79039 $129,000 Call Paula
Lawrence 386-623-1973
Hallmark RealEstate
COUNTRY (LOSE 3/2 brick, 3
acres, pole barnm; workshop, fruit
trees. $129,900 #78096.
Call Ginger Parker 386-365-2135
Hallmark Real Estate
Great home in Woodcrest, super
location. 3br/2ba. New A/C,
covered back porch. MLS 75198,
$129,900 Coldwell Banker
Bishop. Elaine Tolar 755-6488
HUD HOME 4.77 ac, near
G'ville. 3/2, as is $95,500 Call
Robin Williams 365-5146
www.hudhomestore.com 091-
434983 Hallmark Real Estate
Lake City. 05 Brick home w/shop,
3br/2ba, 1,700 sqft., double lot
fenced, tiled walk in shower.
$189,900 neg. Call 417-396-2134.
LAKEFRONT Brick 3/2, large
oaks, wood floors, fireplace.
$139,000 #78385 Call Janet Creel
386-719-0382 Jay Sears.386-
867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate
Lake Home in town. 4b/3b. For-
mal LR, DR & modem Kit,
f'place, upgrades. MLS 76085,
$299K. Coldwell Banker Bishop.
Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887


810 Home for Sale
Nice 4/2 on 4 ac. w/open floor
plan. 2 living rooms, eat-in-
kitchen, dining room & more.
MLS 76150. $79,000 Result Real-
ty. Brittany Stoeckert. 397-3473

4/2 Immaculate new carpet &
fixtures. Lg Kitchen, fenced yard.
2 car garage. MLS 77602.
$159,200. REO Realty Group.
Nancy Rogers. 386-867-1271
Amazing 4/3 Ranch Style home
w/over 2,000 sf. 56.28 rolling ac.
Too many extras to list. $500,000.
MLS 78420 REO Realty Group.
Heather Craig 386-466-9223
NICE 4br/2ba Cedar home,
outside city limits, big rooms. '
Reduced to sell. MLS 78769
$169,000. Coldwell Banker
Bishop. Bruce Dicks, 243-4002
Lovely 2 story on 7 ac. 3br/2ba,
fenced, fish ponds, pole barn, lg
kitchen, oaks, fruit trees. MLS
79306 $174,900 Coldwell Banker
Bishop Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488
Own a piece of history. Folk Vic-
torian in Wellborn. Iricludes triple-
wide MI. Total of 9 br's & 3ba.
Patti Taylor @ Access Realty
MLS # 71594 $149,900 623-6896
PRICE REDUCED!! 3/2 plus
pool house w/half bath, 2.25
fenced ac. Freshly painted. Split
plan, Large rear deck MLS 78103
$169,900 386-623-6896
SHORT SALE 3/2, Built 2007,
wood floors, Game room.
REDUCED! Call Ginger Parker
Hallmark Real Estate

820 Farms &
2 Acreage
12 acres+/-, Northwest corner of
CR-18 and 81st Ave. Asking Price
$745,000. Call (801) 715-9162 for
more information
4 acres, Wellborn, New Well
installed, Beautifully wooded
w/cleared Home Site, owner fin,
no down, $39,900; $410'mon
Call 352-215-1018
20 AC Wooded tract.
Very nice piece of Land. 10 m iles
from Cedar Key. MLS 78886,
$70,000. Brittany Stoeckert
Results Realty. 386-397-3473
Owner Financed land with only
$V00 down payment. Half.to ten ac
lots. Deas Bullard/BKL Properties
386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com'

830 Commercial
brick owner residence. 12 units, 14
spaces, 11.84 Acres in town.
#77920 Call Jay Sears 386-
867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate

0 Investment
860 Property
S,building features 2 units w/
2br/2ba, Income producing. MLS
79271, $230,000. Results Realty,
Brittany Stoeckert. 386-397-3473

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". I Buy Houses
Quick Sale Fair Price.

950 Cars for Sale
-1986 Chevy Monte Carlo SS. Ma-
roon on maroon. 1 owner, non '
smoker. $84K original mi. Never
wrecked. $8,000 904-718-6747
1997 LINCOLN Towncar
Under 4.0,000 miles. Very Good
condition. $5,500

9 n 1 Recreational
5 Vehicles
2003 Allegro 30DA. Workhorse
Chassis. 18000 miles, garage kept.
Excellent cond. w/many extras
99 Coleman Fleetwood Pop-up
camper, Sleeps 8. 2 king size beds,
fridge, stove & AC/heat. Good
shape. $3,000. 386-755 9559

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