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Vol. 138 No. 52 CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4A Faith & Values ............ 6A Obituaries .............. 5A Advice .................. 7B Puzzles ................. 6BTODAY IN PEOPLEObermann sues Current TVCOMING SUNDAYLocal news roundup80 48T-Storm ChanceWEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterFRIDAY, APRIL 6 & SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM WEEKEND EDITION JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterClanton uses non-potable water to spray deposits and debris free from a clarifier, which can hold about 250,000 gallons of water.City to collect revenue from reclaimed H2O preserving a resource. By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comWhether washing dishes, watering a lawn or taking a shower, everyone of us uses water constantly. Gallons slip through drains and into the citys sewer systems without a thought. Where does this discarded liquid go? After meeting our most basic needs, wastewater embarks on a long and multifaceted journey through Lake Citys wastewater treatment system, a network that spans from the St. Margarets Wastewater Treatment Facility down past Kicklighter Road and ultimately dispersed onto over 800 acres of land fertilized with byproducts of the treatment process. Its a balancing act that we have to go through, Executive Director of Utilities and undercover conservationist Dave Clanton said. The wastewater treatment facility on St. Margarets Street has been in existence since 1928. Since that time the facility has undergone a series of improvements, tweaking the process so that work is more robotically controlled and less by manual labor. One gallon of water typically makes its way through the facility in around 22 to 25 days. The transformation from wastewater to a secondary effluent, considered non-potable but adequate for irrigation and other non-consumptive uses, is achieved through predominately biological intervention. Microorganisms that are almost undetectable break down decaying matter contained in the wastewater. Though it is difficult to detect these hardworking microorganisms even with a microscope, adequate levels are verified by identifying the ratio of slightly larger microorganisms such as rotifers, stalked ciliates and protozoa that thrive on the tiny creatures that make the breakdown happen. The process begins at the headworks, which sorts out indigestible materials and sends the remaining wastewater to be begin the treatment process. Clanton recalled hearing of large objects such as basketballs and large blocks of wood getting sorted out in this system. As recent as 1995, the facility used an open air manual basin for the headworks in which utility workers had to manually shovel sludge out of a cement pool after treatable water had been extracted. Luckily, the facility now has a mechanical system in which com-Water for sale JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterCathy Richards, a lab technician at the St. Margarets Street Waste Water Facility, runs water samples through a filter in order to determine the percentage of solids present. The facility treats an average of about 2.3 millions gallons a day. Skunkie Acres called nuisanceAlleged arsonists set for pre-trial appearance.By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comTwo Lake City men charged with arson in an alleged attempt to increase pizzeria business are scheduled to be tried this summer. If an April 23 pretrial conference presents no delays, Bryan David Sullivan and Sean Everett Davidson will be tried the week of June 11, said Roberta Getzan, assistant state attorney. Sullivan and Davidson, managers at Dominos Pizza, 2372 W. U.S. 90, are accused of using an accelerant to start an early morning fire on Oct. 20 at Papa Johns, 2815 NW U.S. 90, that destroyed the restaurants interior. After more than five months of rebuilding, Papa Johns reopened Thursday. Sullivan reportedly told police he believed his restaurant would attract more customers if Papa Johns was closed. Sullivan told police he recruited Davidson, who suffered burns on his arms, to assist in the plan. JASON MATTHEW WALKER Lake City ReporterLong time customer Bill Brock, of Lake City, savors the first bite of Papa Johns pizza Thursday since the store was set aflame.Alligator Lake Spring Festival set for SaturdayBy LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comCelebrate the beauty of spring with up-close nature walks, creative activities and educational displays Saturday at the Alligator Lake Spring Festival. Sponsored by Four Rivers Audubon and Gateway Wildlife Habitat Organization, this family event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Alligator Lake Park, 420 SE Alligator Glen Papa Johns back in businessTractor & engine showThe 24th annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show continues Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs. See working equipment and demonstrations from rural Americas history. There will be competitions for adults and children and on Saturday an antique tractor parade. Admission is $5 per vehicle of up to six people. (See story on 5A.)Painting contest The Art League of North Florida is sponsoring an art contest (plein air) on April 7 as part of the Alligator Lake Festival. Checkin is between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Art League booth. The judging and awards will be presented shortly after noon. Prize money will be determined by the number of entrees. The entry fee for work produced between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. is $15 for two entrees. Call 228-8898 or 758-7853 for details.Easter Fun DayHopeful Baptist Church, 289 SE Hopeful Drive, will host Easter Fun Day on April 7 from 10 a.m. until noon. Free Admission. Egg huntGold Standard Lodge #167 will their annual Easter egg hunt activity on Saturday, April 7 at Annie Maddox Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy this free festival with free food and prizes. For more information call 867-6675. Farmers marketChildren of all age are welcome to the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt in Wilson Park on Saturday, April 7 starting at 10:30 a.m. in conjunction with the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market. The markets spring/summer hours are each Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in the Lake City downtown park, 778 NE Lake DeSoto Circle. Healthy local foods and creative gifts are also available. This event is co-presented by the city of Lake City and the Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Florida native Shana Banana brings her Great Kids show featuring lots of interactive music, movement, and puppets. Also for the kids will be hands on activities presented by United Way and Suwannee Valley 4Cs. FFA plant sale The Columbia County Farm Bureau FFA Leadership Academy will have a flowering plant and vegetable plant sale at the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market April 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. Please support your FFA. WATER continued on 3A FESTIVAL continued on 3A Commissioner Ron Williams: The smell is awful.HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comCommissioner Ron Williams declared Skunkie Acres, a self-described exotic zoo and animal rescue shelter in White Springs, a nuisance at the county commission meeting on Thursday. The smell is awful, Williams said. Williams said that he had recieved continual complaints from neighbors of the shelter concerning an unpleasant odor, horses tied to county roads, horse feces on roads around the facility and barking dogs. Williams also said the shelter was calling itself a rescue mission without the appropriate certification to do so. Although Skunkie Acres has a White Springs address, it is actually located in Columbia County. Skunkie Acres was originally denied Special Exemption for agricultural zoning by the Board of Adjustment in 2007 due to the predicted effect the shelter would have on the surrounding community. Skunkie Acres appealed the denial and was later granted the permit. Williams said that he now regretted that decision. If I had to do it all over again years ago when we done this, I would have not done this today, Williams said. County Attorney Marlin Feagle suggested that the Department of Health do an investigation of the facility. Every regulatory agency has been out there in one form or fashion, Williams said. Williams agreed that he would speak with the Health Dept. about the issue. In other business, Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne asked the board SHELTER continued on 8A
An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the space. And thanks for reading.PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays Nobel Prize-winning scientist James D. Watson is 84. Composer-conductor Andre Previn is 83. Country singer Merle Haggard is 75. Actor Billy Dee Williams is 75. Movie director Barry Levinson is 70. Actor John Ratzenberger is 65. Actress Marilu Henner is 60. Actor Paul Rudd is 43. Actor-producer Jason Hervey is 40. Actor Zach Braff is 37. Actress Candace Cameron Bure is 36.AROUND FLORIDA FAMU puts new rules in place after hazingTALLAHASSEE Still reeling from the death of a Marching 100 drum major more than four months ago, Florida A&M University is pushing ahead with efforts that officials contend will finally end hazing at the college. One such move came Thursday when university trustees adopted a new regulation requiring those attending, visiting or working at the school to tell police within 24 hours about any hazing incidents. The rule would not only apply to students or faculty members, but visitors, and even those vendors that do business with the university. FAMUs general counsel said that vendors could find themselves losing out on future contracts if it turns out their employees ignored evidence of hazing. Students and faculty or professors could both face sanctions under the new regulation, including the possibility in extreme cases of being expelled or fired. The regulation is set to take effect later this year. FAMU President James Ammons called it just one of a series of aggressive steps the university has taken in the wake of the death of Robert Champion, which has been called a homicide by police. No arrests have been made, though authorities turned over the results of their investigation last month to the state attorneys office. FAMU is doing everything within its power to eradicate hazing from this campus, he said.Student brings old mortar to graduationFRUITLAND PARK Officials say students were evacuated from a central Florida elementary school after one student brought in an old mortar. A Lake County schools spokesman says the fifth-grader brought the explosive device to Fruitland Park Elementary on Thursday to show his friends. Adults discovered the mortar around 8:45 a.m. and called police. About 600 students were taken to a nearby church for four hours. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the sheriffs office bomb squad responded and used a robot to remove the mortar from the building. Officials say the mortar appeared to be inactive. The school spokesman says the boy will be disciplined by the district.Lantana police chief fired after DUI arrestLANTANA Lantanas police chief has been fired following an arrest on drunken driving charges in Boca Raton. Town Manager Michael Bornstein wrote in a memo Thursday that 51-year-old Jeff Tyson had violated multiple town policies. Authorities say Tyson was off duty and driving an unmarked police car Wednesday afternoon when he rear-ended a Palm Beach County deputys unmarked car at the traffic light. A report says Tyson tried to drive away, but the deputy followed him and pulled Tyson over.Miami blue butterfly listed as endangeredMIAMI Emergency federal protections for a butterfly found only in a remote Florida Keys refuge are now permanent. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that the Miami blue butterfly would be formally listed as an endangered species. A temporary listing issued in August would have expired Friday. The butterfly was once common along Floridas coastlines from the Lower Keys up to Tampa Bay and Cape Canaveral. Now its only found in the Key West National Wildlife Refuge. The wildlife service also prohibited the collection of three similar butterflies cassius blue, ceraunus blue and nickerbean blue within the historical range of the Miami blue.Jones had heart attack, according to autopsyWEST PALM BEACH An autopsy report confirms Monkees star Davy Jones died of a heart attack. The report obtained Thursday by The Associated Press shows 66-year-old Jones had severe build-up in his arteries. Toxicology reports came up negative for any sign of drugs in his system other than cannabinoids, a class of drugs that includes marijuana. It played no role in the death. The report also notes some congestion in the singers lungs.Justices differ on what is illegal sentenceTALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court has rejected the states appeal of an 18-month sentence in a Broward County drug cases. The justices split on the issue of whether John McMahons sentence was illegal in a 5-2 opinion Thursday. The majority justices acknowledged Circuit Judge Mathew Destry erred by initiating a plea deal himself. But Justice Jorge Labarga wrote for the court that such a procedural error didnt make the sentence illegal because it falls within sentencing guidelines. (AP)For Christs love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 NIV Current: Olbermann suit maliciousLOS ANGELES Keith Olbermann is moving his grievances with his former employer Current TV from the airwaves to the courtroom, suing the network for more than $50 million and blasting it for what he claims were shoddy production values. Olbermanns breach-of-contract lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Thursday also seeks a judges ruling that he didnt disparage the network before his firing, and that his former bosses violated his agreement by disclosing how much he was being paid. The court case escalated a war of words between Olbermann and the network since the host was fired last week. The lawsuit repeatedly attacks Current co-founder Joel Hyatt and network President David Borman, claiming they were responsible for many of the problems with Olbermanns show. Current spokesman Christopher Lehane fired back, saying Olbermann was fired for missing work, sabotaging the network and disparaging his bosses. Lehanes statement said the network looked forward to airing the grievances, which it called false and malicious, in a courtroom where they would be treated objectively. It also swatted back at Olbermann, whose attorney at one point in the lawsuit likened Current to a publicaccess cable channel. We hope Mr. Olbermann understands that when it comes to the legal process, he is actually required to show up, Lehane wrote. Olbermann denies missing work without permission and is asking a judge to determine he did not violate the terms of his lucrative agreement. He filed his case two days after he attacked his former employers on David Lettermans late-night talk show. Currents dysfunction permeated all levels of the organization, the lawsuit states.Brittanicas halt of printing encyclopedias triggers salesCHICAGO It turns out all Encyclopaedia Britannica had to do to breathe new life into the sale of its print edition was to kill it. Since Britannica announced last month that it was discontinuing its print editions, the Chicago-based company said sales have skyrocketed. It has sold all but 800 of the 4,000 sets of the 32-volume 2010 edition it had left at a Kentucky warehouse, the company said. We were averaging about 60 sets a week and the next thing we knew, we were selling 1,050 a week, Britannica spokesman Peter Duckler said Thursday. When people thought they were going to be around forever there was no rush to buy one and then suddenly, boom, and now there is a scarcity and its a collectors item.McKenna, last of famous Dubliners, passes away at 74DUBLIN Banjo Barney McKenna, the last original member of the Irish folk band The Dubliners, died Thursday while having a morning cup of tea with a friend. He was 72 and had just marked his 50th year with the troupe. Irish classical guitarist Michael Howard, who was with McKenna when he died, said he was talking with his longtime friend at his kitchen table, when all of a sudden Barneys head dropped down to his chest. It looked as if hed nodded off. 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in Lake City. Admission to the park is free. Festival goers can learn about water, healthy yards, birds, flowers, plants and enjoying the outdoors. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will have their helicopter on site. Local vendors, artisans and food will also be available. A new Chimney Swift tower will be unveiled at the park. Built from a National Audubon grant, it provides a home for Chimney Swifts, a small, insect-eating bird. Chimney Swifts historically used large, hollow trees for nests and roosts because they do not perch like songbirds. As these became less available, they learned to use chimneys and other structures instead. The tower will give the declining breed a new place to nest. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be nature walks to help visitors experience the parks birds, plants and butterflies. Marc Minno, a butterfly gardening expert and research associate at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, will guide a walk at 11 a.m. For walk reservations or more information call (386) 497-4185. pactors press together nontreatable wastes and send the remaining treatable water onward. By working its way through a network of aeration basins, digesters and clarifiers, the majority of biosolids, decaying solidified matter, are separated from the wastewater. Further separation of biosolids from treated wastewater occurs in the filter press. A sludge-like substance is churned between two flat belts that twist through 100 feet of gears, squeezing out additional liquid. The remaining biosolids are mixed with calcium oxide to solidify them, treated with chlorine and then packed into a truck. The truck takes the solid waste to 500 acres of land, where it is churned into the soil. Native plants such as blackberry bushes, bay trees and pawpaws thrive on this land alongside a diverse array of fauna. Wild turkeys scurry through Chickasaw Plum trees, a habitat which also houses wild quail. Bobcats, coyotes and even a rare species of orchid have been seen on this land. Clanton said the utilities department planned to plant brown millet in the biosolid fields. He said the department was also working on a pilot study of the effects of biosolid waste products on native plant species. Its kind of a hard thing for the state to get a grasp on because nobody has ever done this, Clanton said about the pilot study. The processed wastewater travels on. It is treated with liquid chlorine and then swept forward in its journey through a series of pipes which line St. Margarets Street and continue along Kicklighter Street. It is now called secondary effluent and can be re-administered to the land. Secondary effluent from the St. Margaret Street Wastewater Treatment Plant is generally treated up to 98 99 percent removal efficiency. Take a look at the effluent, you can see it, it looks remarkable, Clanton said. Weve got a photograph somewhere here floating around where someone actually took bottled water and put it in a glass and put our effluent in a glass beside it. You cant tell the difference, its crystal clear. The effluent continues to a 45 million gallon capacity reservoir, 14 acres in size. I really love coming here in the winter because it is filled with ducks, Clanton said. Some rare species of ducks, which are not normally seen in this area, have been spotted at the reservoir. Excess water is sprayed onto 380 acres of pine trees by irrigation guns that stand erect between rows of young trees. The land is green and lush. The water travels downward to pipes located underground. Because of a unique formation in this area called the Hawthorn formation youve got 40 foot of clay under that, Clanton said. So realistically, if you put 3 million gallons a day over that its going to turn into a lake, its not going to go anywhere. So the whole 380 acres is underdrained. The subterranean system guides the effluent to a large sinkhole, where the water slinks its way through layers of sand and back into Floridas aquifer. An additional stage will soon be added to the water treatment process in Lake City. A water filtration system that processes treated wastewater into reclaimed water, will produce a product that has been treated even more thoroughly. After passing through a topof-the-line filtration system, the water will be treated a second time with chlorine and then stored in a closed reservoir tank off of Sisters Welcome Road -a conspicuous tan dome with a purple pastel stripe running along its side, the industry color-standard for reclaimed water. This grade of water, called tertiary effluent, is considered adequate for public resale. Clanton said that the reclaimed water will be sold for 62 cents per thousand gallons. The filtration system is expected to bring in a significant amount of revenue. When it catches on, its going to be huge, Clanton said. The reclaimed water system is projected to be up and running by June. Clanton said he has already been in contact with interested customers, primarily farmers who intend to purchase the treated water for land irrigation. This is the future of water usage, Clanton said. With the declining levels in the aquifer, if we can offset consumptive use of private wells, let people use this, then we save the natural resources we have in the ground already. Plans for a second wastewater treatment plant on Kicklighter street are underway as well as a possible third facility on the RACEC Catalyst development site. Systems for filtering reclaimed water have been discussed with regard to both facilities, Clanton said. There are certain substances which are not filtered out from the water which could be detrimental to the surrounding lands. Traces of pharmaceuticals, heavy metals and small amounts of endocrine disrupters, chemicals that interfere with the bodys endocrine system, remain in the treated products of the wastewater treatment facility, ultimately ending up back in the aquifer, back in our drinking water, back into our bodies. Though, according to Clanton, because most of the sewage generated from the area is non-industrial, the traces of many detrimental elements are low. At St. Margarets Wastewater Treatment Facility, very little is wasted. The large amount of land owned by the city that is dedicated for wastewater byproducts is what makes the efficiency of the plant possible, Clanton said. If you own land, you have control over your own destiny, Clanton said. The plant is the link that forms a closed system where the raw product is cycled through again and again. I tell people the same thing the dinosaurs drank and wasted away billions of years ago, we are still drinking today, because thats all this is a giant closed loop system, Clanton said. FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 LOCAL & ST A TE LAKE CITY REPORTER 3AWATER: City to collect revenue from reclaimed water, preserves a vital resourceContinued From Page 1AFESTIVAL: Outdoor fun set for SaturdayContinued From Page 1A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 3A3A RZ4623$2,5999536 Equal Payments No Interest2 Year WarrantyZero Turn FINAL ESTATE SALE LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 3A3A RZ4623$2,59995 36 Equal Payments No Interest2 Year WarrantyZero Turn FINAL ESTATE SALE LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 3A3A RZ4623$2,5999536 Equal Payments No Interest2 Year WarrantyZero Turn FINAL ESTATE SALE The Club House in downtown Lake City has hosted countless brides on their wedding days, entertained troops during World War II and provided a community gathering spot for generations of residents. Now the community has the chance to leave their mark on the house. The Lake City Garden Club and the Womens Club of Lake City are selling personalized memory bricks to help pay for renovations to the more than 80 year old home. Bricks that will be laid on the houses porch cost $50 and bricks laid on the outside sidewalk are $100. For more information call Martha Ann Ronsonet at 752-6504 or any club member. Forms are also available at The Lake CityColumbia County Chamber of Commerce. Tour the Club House The community is invited to tour the Club House, Saturday April 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.Want to Buy a Memory?JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterDave Clanton, the citys executive director of utilities, explains the process of how water is squeezed out of biosolids when run through a filter press. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterEgg huntShane Davis (right), 2, collects Easter eggs during the inaugural Columbia County Recreation Department Easter Egg Hunt Thursday. At least 75 children hunted for eggs, got their face painted and played games during the event. The egg hunt was sponsored by the Board of County Commissioners and was put on in part by New Hope Lodge No. 41, B & S Combs Temple No. 1238, Combs Funeral Home and Ronsonet Buick. By BILL KACZORAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE The Legislatures revised Senate redistricting plan went to the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday as three nonpartisan groups also released an alternative map because they say the lawmakers do-over still violates new anti-gerrymandering standards. Attorney General Pam Bondi submitted the Republican-led Legislatures map nine days after lawmakers passed it but before her 15-day deadline. Democrats accused Republicans of delaying action for partisan purposes. The Supreme Court, though, wasted no time in setting oral argument for April 20. The justices last month unanimously approved the Legislatures 120-district House map but rejected the 40-district Senate plan by a 5-2 vote. The majority opinion said the Senate map failed to comply with the Fair District standards that voters added to the Florida Constitution through a citizen initiative in 2010.Groups outline districts
A fter Tuesdays primary con-tests, where he was crushed in Maryland, the District of Columbia and, worst of all, Wisconsin, a must-win where he once led, it is clear that Rick Santorum is not going to be the Republican presiden-tial nominee. Nor will he have enough delegates, even combined with those of Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, to deny Mitt Romney the nomination outright. During some of the debates, when the former Pennsylvania senator played nice-nice with Romney, it seemed as if he were angling to be the onetime Massachusetts governors run-ning mate. That opportunity, if it ever existed, is long gone. Certainly saying, as Santorum did last week, that the nation would be better off in a second term for President Barack Obama than a Romney presi-dency permanently closed a lot of doors. Additionally, the politically and religiously conservative Santorum is not likely to have much influence on the party platform -not that platforms matter much anymore. Perhaps seeing which way the politi-cal winds are shifting, the Tea Party-movement wing of the GOP -which one would imag-ine as Santorums natural con-stituency -has seen its favor-ites line up behind Romney. Santorums claim to have a special appeal to ethnic blue-collar workers in Midwest industrial states was debunked by losses in Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin and Illinois, where, pointing up another of his problems, Romney outspent Santorum, 7 to 1. Still, Santorum vows to fight on, saying Tuesday that it was only halftime in the contest. Actually, with Romney hav-ing nearly 60 percent of the delegates, its almost midway through the third quarter. (On Wednesday, the Associated Press gave Romney 655 del-egates of the 1,144 needed; Santorum, 278; Gingrich, 135; and Ron Paul, 51.) Smart politics dictate that now is the time for Santorum to bow out of the race gracefully rather than wait to be forced out. Obama, for his part, has pivoted, to use the lat est political buzzword, from defending his record to attacking the Republicans (a radical party out of step with mainstream America); their budget (a prescription for decline); and Romney (for, among other things, using the word marvelous to describe that budget). Romney, too, must pivot toward the fall campaign, con-centrating his fire on Obama and his administration, but he cannot allow Santorum to go unchallenged. And Santorum says he is planning to aggres-sively campaign for and win the Pennsylvania primary on April 24. A convincing victory in his home state would enable the Santorum campaign to stagger on a while longer, and it would do much to ease the sting of a humiliating 18-point loss in his bid for a third Senate term. But barring a late-breaking miracle, it wont salvage his presidential hopes. One can admire Santorums tenacity, but one must also question his political smarts. It was a good run, but its over. Santorumrunningon emptyafter latestlosses ONE OPINION ANOTHER VIEW H ow much time do you have left? Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) tells us in the recent Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie: But better to not know which moment may be your last; every morsel of your entire being, alive to the infinite mystery of it all and, whos to say I wont live forever, eh? We dont really know how much time weve got left. Do you have enough time left to do new and exciting things in your life? What if you died today? Did you experience what you want in this life? Did you accomplish what you want in your life? Are you satisfied with your life? Are there regrets that you could still resolve? Are there things youd like to do, have, or be? I retired from a career of counseling troubled youth, at Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, and at Meridian Behavioral Health Achievement Center, a residential home for troubled youth in Lake City. At age 62 I felt a need to do more with my life. In these last five years, I began stepping up my teaching at Florida Gateway College, writing this weekly column, tak-ing up golf, and joining a coun-try western band and perform-ing half a dozen times a month. I got into boating, and became more active in water sports and activities. Im having the best time of my life. Time is one thing that we all have in common. The length of time each of us is given is built into our genes. Psychological biologists now know that aging, and the very time of our deaths, is built into our genes. Each of our DNA molecules has about 25,000 genes, and there are little clocks called telomeres near the end of each of those DNA molecules that have our deaths programmed in. Theyre ticking away. However, biology isnt the only determinant of the length of our lives. The way we live, the care we take of our bodies, our judgment, foods we choose in our diet, and physical activi-ties can make our lives either shorter or longer. The amount of respect and appreciation we give our bodies and minds can add years to our lives, or short-en those lives dramatically. That time that we are given is only as good as the way we use it. Wasted time cant be replaced. Its gone. Time thats used well can add enjoy-ment, self-development, self-fulfillment, a purpose, and a worthwhile life for ourselves, for those we touch, and for the whole world. Whats next for me? It might be another career in real estate sales, be an anthropologist (or an assistant), or crew a tour boat. Im working on my book, a collection of these articles. How about you? What do you feel is the best thing you could be doing with the time you have? If you could see your life as a story, what would you like your story to be about? What would you like to experience, enjoy, accomplish, develop, contribute, or to stand for? Now is a good time to give it some thought. Make a short list of those things you want to do, be, or have in your life. Choose some directions to pursue. What can you do now to get the ball rolling? Put the first step on your calendar. Feel that spark. Quick, before it slips away, turn off that television. Dont waste the hour. Get started. Do it now. The longest journey begins with a single step.(Lao Tse.) Life is too short to waste. Take charge of the moment. Nows your chance. What are some new directions youd like for your life? Please send me your comments and ideas to Bob.Denny8@gmail.com. What are you doing with your time? T o those who proclaim themselves jihadis, Mohamed Merah is a hero and a martyr. He became a hero last month when he attacked a Jewish school in Toulouse, mur dering Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, his two young sons, Gabriel and Arieh, and a 7-year-old girl, Myriam Monsonego, whom he pulled by the hair and then shot in the head. After a 33-hour standoff, he was killed by French commandos. Merah, the 23-year-old son of Algerian immigrants, began his killing spree by gunning down French paratrooper Sgt. Imad Ibn Ziaten and, four days later, two more uniformed paratroop-ers, Cpl. Abel Chennouf and Pvt. Mohamed Legouad. All three were Muslims. The clear message Merah was sending his co-religionists: If you are good citizens of the infidel lands in which you have settled, if you are not waging war against the unbelievers or supporting those who do, you are traitors. And one of these days, Allah willing, you too will get the justice you deserve. Merahs connections to well-known terrorist organiza tions are sketchy -perhaps by design. A strategy paper pro duced by al-Qaidas senior lead ership was recently uncovered by German authorities. It out lines the groups war-of-attrition strategy: a combination of both complex, multi-member opera tions and also smaller attacks, perhaps executed by so-called lone wolves. Imagine you are a young American Muslim wondering what to make of all this. You might go to the websites of some of the well-funded and well-con nected organizations that claim to speak on behalf of Muslims in America. And there you would find ... next to nothing. Most of the Muslims of Toulouse surely do not regard Merah as a hero. But he was not the only extremist in town. There is a jihadi network known as the Toulouse Group. And Merahs older brother, Abdelkader Merah, has been linked to Salafis -ultra-funda-mentalist Muslims -and he has now been indicted. If one understands this context, one also must grasp that it is not Islamophobia that impels those charged with preventing terrorism to keep an eye on what is going on within Muslim communities. Yet Daisy Khan, the wife of Imam Feisal, head of the American Society for Muslim Advancement, recently condemned such intelligence gathering by New York City police officers. In the same piece, Khan asserted that American Muslims want to be full and equal partners in the fight against extremism. Would that not require some candid commentary from her and the Imam when such extremism leads Muslims such as Merah to massacre patriotic French Muslims along with Jewish children? Muslim groups must denounce lone wolves Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, publisher Robert Bridges, editor Sue Brannon, controller Dink NeSmith, president Tom Wood, chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Q Bob Denny has counseled troubled youth and families in Florida for 15 years, and teaches psychology at Florida Gateway College. T he federal govern-ment and the airline industry seem to be in a race to see which one can annoy, humiliate, inconvenience and fleece the passengers more. The government seemed to be clearly in the lead when the Transportation Security Administration introduced its intimate and intrusive pat-downs and reveal-all body scan ners on top of the shoeless and beltless trek through airport security lines. But the airline industry was quick to respond. First, there was the $25-to-$35-per-bag fee for checked bags. Now Allegiant Air is charging passengers $35 to stow their bags in the overhead bins. This might be justified if the airline carried your bag from the counter to the aircraft and tucked it away in the bin for you. But, no, you still have to wrestle for space, with the oversize person just ahead of you. To be fair, Las Vegas-based Allegiant (What stays in Las Vegas is your money.) was not the first airline to come up with this new revenue-extraction device. That dubious honor goes to Floridas Spirit Airlines, which, according to USA Today began charging up to $45 for carry-ons last year. Now that carry-ons have become a cost item, what next? We may have to look to Russian, Eastern European and Asian trains for that answer. Because of cost and space considerations, third-class pas sengers -and arent most of us third-class passengers anymore? -board wearing all the clothes theyre going to need for the trip. When the train starts roll ing, they go into the aisles and undress, changing into comfort able tracksuits for the remainder of the trip. Doubters may say that would offend Americans sense of mod esty, but after the TSA screening, whats left to be modest about? Moreinsultsin theair Q Scripps Howard News Service Q Scripps Howard News Service OPINION FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.co m 4A Robert DennyBob.Denny8@gmail.com Cliff May Q Clifford D. May is president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focusing on terrorism.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 LOCAL & STATE LAKE CITY REPORTER 5A Reta B. RockReta B. Rock, 94, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012 at the Health Care Center of Lake City. She was a native of On-tario, Canada but had made her home here in Lake City for the past 35 years moving up from Na-ples, Florida. She was the daughter of the late Alvin & Jessie Staley Brough. Reta had an enduring love of music and poetry, along with a remarkable memory for lyrics and verse. She was an accomplished seamstress and hand-crafter. Reta loved be-ing in the kitchen, cooking and baking for her family and friends. 6KHZDVWKHUVWWRWU\DQ\WKLQJnew, and enjoyed traveling with George, her husband of 50 years. She passed her avid love of read-ing on to all four of her daughters. During her girls childhood she was a 4-H leader and active in their school and church activi-ties. She will be remembered for her dry wit and appreciation of a well-turned phrase. She is pre-ceded in death by her parents and her brother, Roy Brough.Survivors include her husband, George Rock; daughters, Debo-rah Townsend, Sybil Townsend, Jessica Rhodes, and Julie Townsend; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren also survive.,QOLHXRIRZHUVWKHIDPLO\asks that donations in her honor may be made to the Suwan-nee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice) at 6037 U.S. Hwy 90 West, Lake City, Florida 32055. GATEWAY-GUERR Y FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32025, (386) 752-1954 is in charge of the cremation ar-rangements. Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayguerryfh.com rrrn rrn OBITUARIES Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. 6KHZDVWKHUVWWRWU\DQ\WKLQJ ,QOLHXRIRZHUVWKHIDPLO\ Were Back! Lake City Pets & Supplies (386) 752-77001101 W. US Hwy 90, Ste. 100 ~ Gateway Center Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am-6pm; Closed SundaySaturday Grooming and late appt. available. 9 Grooms & 10th Groom FREE Formerly known as Puppies & MoreComing Soon!Shih-tzu & Cockerspaniel PuppiesWide Range of Flea products rrrn rrnAsk about our Rewards CardOne on onepersonal attention ina safe environment. Lake COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q 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 email email@example.comApril 6 Holy Week servicesFirst Presbyterian Church, 697 SW Baya Dr., invites the community to come share the Holy Week Journey to Resurrection. Good Friday service is at 8 p.m on April 6 with Tenebrae lead by the Choir. Easter Sunday ser-vices on April 8 are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Candlelight CommuniionWatertown Congregation Methodist Church will have a candlelight commu-nion on Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Looking forward to seeing you For more infor-mation call 752-1329. April 7Alligator Lake Spring FestivalThe 3rd annual Alligator Lake Spring Festival will be Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free to Alligator Lake Park, 420 SE Alligator Glen. Special Features Include: Florida Wildlife Care Critters and Birds of Prey, FWC Wildlife Law Enforcement Helicopter, creative activities for kids of all ages, local vendors and artisans, educational dis plays about water and nature and walking workshops. Space and loaner binoculars are limited for these walking workshops. For reserva tions, contact Jacqui Sulek at 386 497 4185 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Vendors and groups contact Valerie Thomas, email@example.com. The event is sponsored by Four Rivers Audubon and Gateway Wildlife Habitat Organization.Painting contest The Art League of North Florida is sponsoring an art contest (plein Air) on April 7 as part of the Alligator Lake Festival. Check-in is between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Art League booth. The judging and awards will be presented shortly after noon. Prize money will be determined by the number of entrees. The entry fee for work produced between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. is $15 for two entrees. Art work produced by League members will also be avail-able. Call 228-8898 or 758-7853 for details.Plant sale for FFA group The Columbia County Farm Bureau FFA Leadership Academy will have a flowering plant and vegetable plant sale at the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market April 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. Please support your FFA.Easter Fun DayHopeful Baptist Church, 289 SE Hopeful Drive, will host Easter Fun Day on April 7 from 10 a.m. until noon. Free Admission. Egg huntGold Standard Lodge #167 will their annual Easter egg hunt activity on Saturday, April 7 at Annie Maddox Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with sponsorship of Richardson Community Center, Daughters of Elks, county commissioners, Annie Maddox Board of Trustees. Come out and enjoy this festival. Free hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, sodas, juice and prizes. For more information call 867-6675. Farmers marketChildren of all ages will be welcome to the 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Wilson Park on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 starting at 10:30 a.m. in conjunction with the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market which returns to its Spring/Summer schedule each Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in the Lake City down town park, 778 NE Lake DeSoto Circle. This event is co-presented by the City of Lake City and the Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Shana Banana brings her Great Kids show fea turing lots of interactive music, movement, and puppets. Also for the kids will be hands on activities presented by United Way and Suwannee Valley 4Cs. The market will also host Columbia County Farm Bureau FFA Leadership Academys Plant Sale to raise funds for the FFA Leadership Academy. The sale will feature Bonnies Plant flowers and vegetable starts. April 8Easter service at state parkA program of devotional and song will be the feature of the 45th Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs on Sunday, April 8. Gates will open at 6:15 a.m. Carillon concert begins at 6:45 a.m. Service begins at 7 a.m. Admission to the park is free. Refreshments will be served immediately following the service. The service will be held on the east lawn of the Stephen Foster Carillon Tower. Please come join us for this inspirational service.Sunrise serviceOld Providence Baptist Church, Hwy. 245, will have an sunrise service Sunday, April 8 at 6:45 a.m. with breakfast afterwards. For information call 755-1648. Easter servicesCome worship with New Dayspring Missionary Baptist Church, 709 NW Long Street Lake City, on Easter Sunday. Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. with a breakfast after the service. There will be an Easter program at 9:45 a.m. and a worship service at 11 a.m. Easter services You are welcome to worship with the Philadelphia Baptist Church family in our Resurrection Worship Service at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 8. Sunday school and breakfast is at 9:30 a.m. fol-lowed by Easter pageant at 11 a.m.April 9Cancer support groupThe Womens Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM on Monday, April 9. Information at 386-752-4198 or 386-755-0522. April 10Historical society meetingThe Columbia County Historical Society will have its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the downtown library. Guest speaker will be Jesse Quillen, the new Columbia County Economic Development Director. The meeting is free and open to the public. For questions call Sean McMahon at 754-4293.Grief workshopGood Grief, An Overview of Grief and Loss will be offered to the public on Tuesday, April 10 at 2 p.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The workshop, facilitated by Jerry Tyre, will offer an overview of grief and suggest ways of coping with a recent loss. There is no cost. For infor mation or to register, contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411 or 866-642-0962. The Wings Education Center is a program of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast licensed 1985, serving north central Florida.Homeless network meetingThe monthly meeting of the Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the Columbia County Public Library West Branch. The network includes agencies and individuals interested in the services available to those who are homeless or threatened with homeless ness. The local United Way is a community impact and fundraising organization which, utilizing volunteers on all levels, identifies unmet community needs and seeks to alleviate those needs through United Way of Suwannee Valley initiatives and the funding of 22 affili ated health and human ser vice agencies. For further information contact Jennifer Lee, homeless coordinator, United Way of Suwannee Valley, 386-752-5604 x 107.April 11Newcomers luncheonThe regular meeting of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at Eastside Village in the Community Clubhouse off of Baya Avenue. Our program will be our Annual Fashion show, come and see our own Lake City Newcomer models, model ing the fashions of Belks, JC Penney and Bon-Worth. Lunch is $11.00. Builders assn. lunchThe Columbia County Builders Assn. invites you to join us April 11th at the Holiday Inn to hear NAHB Chairman of the Board, Barry Rutenberg speak. We are excited to have a local business-man who has achieved national success speak at our General Council lunch. Buffet will open at 11:30 a. m. Cost of lunch for CCBA members is $12 and non-CCBA members is $15, including tax and gratuity. For this special lunch, we do require reservations. To RSVP by April 7, call: 386-867-1998. April 12Law enforcement runThe 2012 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida will be April 12 at 10 a.m. at the DOT on South Marion Ave in Lake City. T-shirt and hats available now. For more information contact Mike Gordon or Sarah Wheeler at the Columbia County Sheriffs Office. April 13Student essay contestBethel A.M.E Church, 838 SW CR242A, will recognize all Columbia County high school juniors and seniors and college students at our Annual High School Jr. Sr./College Student Recognition Day on April 22 at 11 a.m. Two $250 book scholarships will be awarded to one high school student and one col-lege student for writing the best essay. Essays must be received by Friday April 13. Winning essays will be read during this service. For details and information call Sis. Patricia Brady at (386) 697-7720. Crab boilAll you can eat crab boil April 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the B&S Combs Elks Lodge, 1688 NE Washington St. Boil includes neckbones, corn, potatoes, sausage and egg for a $20 donation. Under new management. Contact Carlos Brown at 288-6235. Community theaterDeathtrap: A Thriller in Two Acts opens Friday, April 13 at the High Springs Community Theater, 130 NE First Avenue in High Springs, and runs through May 6. If you like a bit of murder and scream with your laughter, Deathtrap is for you. Performances are at 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. Ticket prices are $11 for adults; $8 for children 12 and under; and $9 for seniors on Sundays. Tickets may be purchased in Lake City at The Framery, 341 S. Marion Avenue (386-754-2780). You can also use your credit card to purchase tickets online at highspringscom-munitytheater.com. Learn about Americas farming historyFrom staff reportsAntique tractors and farm equipment reflect ing 200 years of rural American history will be on display this weekend at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs. The 24th annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show continues Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Demonstrating the craftsmanship and dura bility of American farm machinery, the shows participants will operate working equipment and compete in tractor races. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for every-day purposes. Exhibits will include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vin-tage pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment. Competitions for adults will include tractor pulls, barrel races and a blind race. Children can partici-pate in pedal-powered trac-tor races, an old-fashioned game of needle-in-a-hay stack or a rooster-crowing contest. Food concessions will include root beer floats, hamburgers and hot dogs, barbecue and kettle corn. On Saturday afternoon, an antique tractor parade will feature everything from customized lawn tractors to restored farm machin-ery. Admission to the pub-lic is $5 per vehicle with up to eight passengers. For more information, call (877) 635-3655 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephenfoster. The park is located on US 41, three miles from Interstate 75 and nine miles from Interstate 10 in White Springs. COURTESYCurves Easter food driveThe Curves annual Easter Food Drive for Christian Servic e Center collected 2,500 pounds of food for those in need. Here, owners Carla Nyssen (pictur ed) and Pam Townsend thank all those who gave so generously.
Did you hear about the man whose wife wanted him to send away his oldest son, born of a previous relationship, and leave him without any inheritanceor what about the case of sibling rivalry so severe that a brother was kidnapped and left for dead? While these cases could easily be heard on the morning newsthey actually are recorded in Genesis, the Biblical book of beginnings While every generation thinks that its struggles are unique, a quick browse through the scriptures tells another story. Interestingly enough, the two examples given here have something in common that continues to be a struggle in todays culture Abraham, Sarah, and Ishmael, and Joseph and his brothers both belonged to blended families. Websters dictionary defines the word blend as: to combine into an integrated wholeto produce a harmonious effect. This sounds easy enough, if you are following a favorite recipe, but for those working toward blending a family, the task is anything but simpleand rarely is the result instantly harmonious! The insider/outsider dynamic is a unique characteristic in stepfamilies. The insiders are those biologically related, while obviously the outsiders are those that are not. This invisible line drawn between the two in a stepfamily home becomes a fault line under stressthe division will almost always come down to this factor. Understanding that this is a normal phenomenon helps stepfamilies then take the next steps in conflict resolution instead of getting sidetracked by this issue. Loyalty issues are also distinct for stepfamiliesloyalty to children over the new spouse, as well as a childs loyalty to the absent parent. Children are naturally torn between their parents, even if no obvious hostility exists, and loyalty to the biological parent who is not in the home is often disguised as resistance to a stepparents authority. If these issues are ignored, they will erode the marriage relationship, which is critical to the success of the family as a whole. Ron Deal, founder of the Successful Stepfamily Ministry, encourages stepfamilies to cook a stepfamily with the idea of a crock-pot, not a microwave. Crock-pots work with two primary elements: time and low heat. One study suggests that it takes an average of seven years for a blended family to integrate successfully. When it comes to building a relationship with stepchildren, stepparents should let the child set the pace for the relationship in terms of affection and authority asserted by the stepparent. Trying to rush or force this relationship will typically not bring desired results. It is estimated that 1 in 3 Americans are currently in a step-relationshipin fact 42 percent of all adults in America are in a step-relationship of some kind. To be sure, blended families have an additional measure of stress and problems that are unique to each family situation, but just as He did for the families of Abraham and Joseph, God has a plan and a purpose for our lives and our familiesbecause every heart matters! (For more information on Ron Deals ministry for stepfamilies go to www.successfulstepfamilies.com) Blessings, Angie Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, Director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences and offers biblical counseling to individuals, couples and families. Contact Angie with questions or comments at firstname.lastname@example.orgI Corinthians Chapter 15 is known as the great resurrection chapter in the bible. It speaks of the resurrection of Christ and the resurrection of the believer at the Rapture of the church. I Corinthians 15:1-4: Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you - unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, (NKJV). This is the gospel. No one has ever been saved or will ever be saved that does not believe in the death, burial, and body resurrection of our Lord. Many today do not believe in the literal body resurrection of Jesus; even many who teach in our seminaries and Bible colleges. Regardless of what these imposters say, the tomb where Jesus was laid was empty on the third day. Luke 24 & John 20 and 21 records that many saw Him after the resurrection. I Corinthian 15:4-8 tells of others who saw Him; more than 500 at one time, and the apostle Paul who saw Him on the road to Damascus. All across the world this Sunday, those who are saved and those who are not will celebrate what many refer to as the Capstone of the Christian Gospel. This act settled the question forever of death and judgment for those who accept it. This day annually observed in the spring time of the year, between March 22 and April 25, is called Easter. Why there is no way to over emphasize the Resurrection of Christ, there are some things we as Christian ought to know. I do not want to be a destruction critic, but because many have been lead astray by false teaching and misunderstanding, I feel led to share the truth. The word Easter is no where found in the original Scripture. It is a word borrowed from pagan tradition. In the King James Version of the Scripture the English word Easter occurs one time (Acts 12:4). Herod had put Peter in prison, intending after Easter to bring him forth. If you check any Bible dictionary or encyclopedia you will see the word pascha is mistranslated Easter. It is the Hebrew word for the Feast of the Passover. The word is correctly translated in revised versions of the Bible. The term Easter is not of Christian origin. It is another form of Astarte, one of the titles of the Chaldean goddess, the queen of heaven. So remember the Bible knows nothing about Easter. There is no record that the disciples or early Christians ever celebrated the resurrection or any other one particular annual season in connection of the Resurrection of Christ. The early disciples celebrated the death and resurrection of Jesus in remembrance of His death. They knew nothing of Christmas and Easter. These are all extra biblical traditions by man. As we stated last week we are to be careful of man-made tradition. Hugh Sherrill, an ordained minister and Bible teacher at Eastside Baptist Church, is available for revivals.FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, April 6-7, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A The Resurrection, necessary for Salvation How to cook a stepfamily FAITH & VALUES BIBLICAL MEDITATIONCarlton McPeakcarlton_mc@msn.com Friday & Saturday, April 6-7, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A6AF&V BIBLE STUDIES Hugh Sherrill Jr.email@example.com HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.net
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 RELIGION LAKE CITY REPORTER 7A By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated PressCLAREMONT, Calif. Frederic and Anne-Laure Pascal are devout Roman Catholics who built their lives around their religion. When she lost her job last year, the young couple decided on an unlikely expression of their religious commitment: a worldwide interfaith pil grimage to places where peace has won out over duel ing dogmas. Since October, the French couple has visited 11 nations from Iraq to Malaysia in an odyssey to find people of all creeds who have dedicated their lives to overcoming reli gious intolerance in some of the worlds most divided and war-torn corners. The husband-and-wife team blogs about their adventures and their own soul-searching and takes short video clips for the project theyve dubbed the Faithbook Tour. The Pascals travel on a shoestring budget, kept afloat by 115 individual donors who are mostly friends and family. They say their travels are meant to illuminate examples of hope and peace in a world that is too often torn apart by faith-driven fervor. Their conver sation, in a mix of French and English, is peppered with quotes from Mahatma Gandhi, ancient Chinese proverbs and references to their inspiration, St. Francis of Assisi. They began the threeweek U.S. leg of their trip late last month after arriving in California jetlagged from Japan and will visit Israel before hanging up their backpacks. There is a saying, A tree that falls makes more noise than a forest that grows. My aim was to meet the people who make the forest grow and not the people who make the tree fall, said Frederic, 29, as the couple took a break dur ing a recent visit to Claremont Lincoln University, an inter religious graduate institute in Southern California. We have to be the mirror to reflect their light. On its face, the project seems almost naive, but in practice, the Pascals blend of religious journalism and per sonal exploration has brought them face-to-face with some of the worlds top religious thinkers and deposited them in some of the most forgotten parts of the planet. In their five months on the road, the couple has trekked through the Sahel in the West African nation of Burkina Faso, explored interfaith schools in the slums of Cairo and traveled across the Iraqi desert in the dead of night to reach a camp dedicated to Christian and Muslim children. Along the way, they have felt their own faith deepen. What really hit me in Egypt is the Muslim call to prayer. The more I heard that call, the more I was called back to my own faith and the more I asked myself, How do I pray? Do I pray regularly? Am I faithful in my prayer or not? said Anne-Laure, 28. There were a lot of things like that where, in meeting others, we were brought back our own faith and how we live our faith. The idea for the trip came last year after Anne-Laures contract as a librarian at the Catholic University in Lille wasnt renewed. Frederic decided to take a sabbatical from his job editing dozens of parish newsletters. The couple, who met a decade ago through a youth group, delayed plans to buy a house and start a family and instead spent 10 months narrowing down what countries they would visit and setting up a foundation to finance their travels.ASSOCIATED PRESSAnne-Laure Pascal runs the video camera while her hu sband Frederic, second from left, interviews graduate studen ts for their Faithbook Documentary project at the Claremont Lincol n University in Claremont, Calif in March. The young Frenc h couple has been traveling the world for the past five mon ths, from Africa to Malaysia to Italy to visit interfaith projec ts and initiatives around the world. Interfaith pilgrims circle world on quest Going to the tomb F or two nights, three women have anticipated finishing the job of applying the spices to the spirit-less body of their friend, Jesus, who had been hur-riedly buried in Joseph of Arimatheas tomb. The morning after the Sabbath, they will return to the tomb to complete the pro-cedure. Walking down the road to the tombs location, the women begin to think, Who is going to roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb? (Mark 16:3). Arriving at the tomb they are sur-prised to see the stone is already moved and the body of Jesus gone. They are told, He has risen (Mark 16:6). Have you ever wondered what they thought that morning as they returned to the disciples and Peter? Marks gospel reports when they went out and fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonish-ment had gripped them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid (Mark 16:8). It is not surprising that they said nothing to anyone. Would you have believed these women if they had told you that Jesus had risen from the dead and that He had gone to Galilee just as He had promised (Mark 16:7)? Would you have believed His body was not in the tomb or would you have been like Peter and John and had to go see for yourself? If you were in their place, how would you have told those gathered in that room that the body of Jesus was not in the tomb? What would you have said to convince people He was risen from the dead just like He said? But lets go back to before the women looked into the tomb. They did not expect to find the body of Jesus risen from the dead. They expected to see it lying there in the tomb just like they had left it just minutes before the Sabbath was to begin. They expected to see a human body still clothed in the burial garments in which it had been wrapped. They did not expect to see what they saw. What would you have expected if you were walk-ing down that road that morning of the first day of the week? Would you have had sorrow in your heart because your friend had died or would you have had joy in your heart because you believed He had been risen from the dead? If you are going to the tomb then the answer is that you, like those women, think Jesus will be in the grave. If we are honest with ourselves we all probably would have been thinking about that body in the tomb and not that body resurrected from the dead. So why do we believe in the resurrection of the body of Jesus? It is not logical to believe it. It is not natural to believe it. We believe it because of the testimony of those witnesses who saw Jesus alive after His death. Arent you glad they went to the tomb? Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City area. All Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless oth-erwise stated. BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeakcarlton_mc@msn.comOngoingTractor raffleBethlehem Lutheran Church and Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church are raffling a 1960 Massey-Ferguson Tractor, quilts and an afghan. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Proceeds will help the churches youth groups attend the National Youth Gathering in Louisiana this summer, where youth will share in the spirit and rebuild areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. Tickets are avail able by calling 867-3169. The drawing will be May 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. You do not need to be present to win. April 6Candlelight CommuniionWatertown Congregation Methodist Church will have a can-dlelight communion on Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Looking forward to seeing you For more information call 752-1329. April 7Easter Fun DayHopeful Baptist Church, 289 SE Hopeful Drive, will host Easter Fun Day on April 7 from 10 a.m. until noon. Free Admission. April 8Sunrise serviceOld Providence Baptist Church, Hwy. 245, will have an sunrise service Sunday, April 8 at 6:45 a.m. with breakfast afterwards. For information call 755-1648.Easter service at state parkA program of devotional and song will be the feature of the 45th Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs on Sunday, April 8. Gates will open at 6:15 a.m. Carillon concert begins at 6:45 a.m. Service begins at 7 a.m. Admission to the park is free. Refreshments will be served immediately follow ing the service. The service will be held on the east lawn of the Stephen Foster Carillon Tower. Please come join us for this inspirational service.Easter services You are welcome to worship with the Philadelphia Baptist Church family in our Resurrection Worship Service at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 8. Sunday school and breakfast is at 9:30 a.m. fol-lowed by Easter pageant at 11 a.m.April 13Student essay contestBethel A.M.E Church, 838 SW CR242A, will recognize all Columbia County high school juniors and seniors and college students at our Annual High School Jr. Sr./College Student Recognition Day on April 22 at 11 a.m. Two $250 book scholarships will be awarded to one high school student and one col-lege student for writing the best essay. Essays must be received by Friday April 13. Winning essays will be read during this service. For details and information call Sis. Patricia Brady at (386) 697-7720. April 14Country gospelThe Trenton United Methodist Church invites you to Country Gospel at its Best at the Depot (old train station) in Trenton, Saturday April 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Some of your favorite gospel singers will be there, including Cowboy Dave and Friends, The McCormic Family, J.W. and Linda Kitchens and Paul Shinholster. Dont forget to bring a lawn chair.April 15129th homecomingOld Providence Baptist Church, Hwy 245, will have their 129th Homecoming on Sunday, April 15 at 10 a.m. Preaching by Rev. Greg Williams, music by Delivered and dinner on the grounds.Gospel concertSouthern Gospel artists The Masters Men of Pace will be in concert on Sunday, April 15 during the 11 a.m. worship ser-vice at Fort White United Methodist Church, 185 SW Wells Street in Ft. White. There will be a covered dish dinner in the fellow-ship hall after the service. A love offering will be received. Comeand join us for a time of great worship and fellowship after the service. For more informa-tion, please contact the church office at 497-1742.Deacons celebrationCome out and fellowship with the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Family as we celebrate Deacon Lynward Jones confirmation for his call to the ministry on April 15 at 4 p.m. April 16Tax relief dinner Income tax deadline is rapidly approaching, and you can celebrate the event this year by enjoying a Tax Relief Chicken Dinner in Live Oak on Monday, April 16. Sponsored by Suwannee County Fire Rescue as a fundraiser for Love, INC (Love In the Name of Christ), the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cheek & Scott parking lot, South Oaks Square in Live Oak. The menu will include a quarter smoked rotisserie chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, bread, dessert and sweet tea. The cost is only $6 and all proceeds go to Love, INC. You can also pre-order meals by calling 386-330-2671. Orders for five or more meals can be deliv ered free of charge in the Live Oak area.April 22Student recognition dayBethel A.M.E Church, 838 SW CR242A, will recognize all Columbia County high school juniors and seniors and college students at our Annual High School Jr. Sr./College Student Recognition Day on April 22 at 11 a.m.April 29Womens day programBread of Life Womens Ministry, 898 SW Deputy Jeff Davis Lane, cordially invites you to our Annual Womens Day Program on April 29th at 3 p.m. Women on the move, rising towards excel lence will feature key note speaker Pamela D. Johnson, Alpha & Omega Restoration Outreach Ministry in Jasper. For information call 752-8144. RevivalSouthside Baptist Church, 388 SE Baya Drive, will have the Awakening Conference Revival with Evangelist Scott Smith from April 29 to May 2 at 7 p.m. There will be powerful preaching, anointed sing ing. Tuesday night will offer pizza and games after the service for middle and high schoolers. Wednesday night there will be a fish fry at 5 p.m. Nursery will be pro-vided for children under 4 years old. Church CalendarEasier access to religious sites needed on CyprusBy MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated PressNICOSIA, Cyprus More needs to be done to allow worshippers free and unfettered access to reli gious sites on the ethnically divided island of Cyprus, a U.N. expert said Thursday. Heiner Bielefeldt, the U.N. special rapporteur on freedom of religion and belief, said the situation has improved some after cross-ings linking the islands minority Turkish-speaking north and its majority Greek-speaking south were opened nine years ago. This has allowed Muslim Turkish Cypriots to visit holy sites in the south, and Orthodox Christian Greek Cypriots to do so in the north. But Bielefeldt, who presented the preliminary find-ings of his eight-day fact finding mission, said restric-tions are still in place, espe-cially where religious sites are situated in military-con-trolled areas in northern Cyprus. Freedom of religion ... is a right, not an act of mercy, said Bielefeldt, a human rights professor at Germanys Erlangen-Nurnberg University and a former director of Germanys National Human Rights Institution. The Mediterranean island was split in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by sup porters of union with Greece.
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated PressWASHINGTON Republican presidential can didate Rick Santorum met privately with conservative leaders on Thursday to craft plans to stop Mitt Romneys march to the Republican presidential nomination, with pressuring rival Newt Gingrich to leave the race part of their overall strat egy. An official close to the campaign confirmed the northern Virginia meeting, which included a host of fis cal and social conservatives who have long doubted Romneys conservative cre dentials. The group decided to apply more pressure on Gingrich to quit, which they see as allowing divided con servatives to unite behind Santorum, according to the official. The effort may be too late. Romney has twice as many delegates as Santorum, according to The Associated Press count, and is on track to having a majority of delegates in June. Gingrich has ignored calls to leave the race for weeks and shows no sign of bowing out even after scal ing back his campaign. The private meeting came as Romneys supporters, including high-profile con servatives from across the country, intensified pres sure on Santorum to leave the race to allow Romney to focus on a general election campaign against President Barack Obama. The Democratic president infor mally launched the gen eral election earlier in the week, going after Romney by name in a speech and a multistate advertising cam paign. The Santorum cam paign insisted that the for mer Pennsylvania senator will not leave the contest, despite Romneys nearinsurmountable delegate lead. Romney has collected 658 delegates compared to 281 for Santorum, 135 for Gingrich and 51 for Ron Paul, according to the AP tally. Santorums strat egy depends on winning Pennsylvanias primary on April 24 and, with that momentum, finding success in a series of May contests. But Santorum would need 80 percent of the remaining delegates to win the nomination before the partys national convention in August. By KASIE HUNTAssociated PressTUNKHANNOCK, Pa. Mitt Romney is sharpen-ing his focus on President Barack Obama and broad-ening his pitch to indepen-dents and Democrats. He has more security around him, his campaign team is growing and his crowds appear more excited to see him. Its a different world for Romney now that hes the almost-certain Republican presidential nominee. The transition from the primary season is well under way for Romney and his team as the former Massachusetts governor campaigns this week across Pennsylvania, which is sure to be a general election bat-tleground state. It isnt about one person or about even one party, Romney told a cheering crowd Thursday at his state headquarters in Harrisburg. Working to appeal not just to his party any more but to the country at large, he said, Were Republicans and Democrats in this cam-paign, but were all con nected with one destiny for America. With a broad appeal like that, its easy to for-get that the GOP primary season is still under way and that Romney still faces a Republican challenge though a weak one from former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. Santorum badly trails Romney in delegates and is looking to revive his strug gling candidacy on April 24 when this states Republicans weigh in on who should get the chance to chal lenge Obama this fall. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul also have refused to abandon their bids despite huge los ing streaks. Romney is more than half way to the 1,144 delegates needed to clinch the partys nomination, and he could reach that total by June if not earlier at his current pace. On Tuesday, he racked up victo ries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C., and immediately shifted his focus to the Democratic incum bent with a pair of blister ing speeches that castigat ed Obama and cast the fall contest as a choice between two competing ideological visions. In the days since, Romney has returned to the cam paign trail with a confident tone despite the significant hurdles he faces as he seeks to overtake an incumbent president at a time when the economy on which Romney has based his cam paign is showing signs of improvement. Its not just Romneys mes sage thats evolving. The Secret Service agents protecting him have started to implement additional mea sures now that hes the pre sumptive Republican nomi nee. His campaign announced Thursday that former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie will serve as a senior adviser, the first of what aides say will be a big expansion of the Boston-based campaign team. Until now, Romney has kept his campaign on the small side and has relied on an inti mate group of advisers. He knows he needs more as he prepares to compete across the country against a major Obama re-election effort. In recent days, the sup porters who have showed up at Romney events in Pennsylvania have been treat ing him like a well-known general election candidate. And Romneys Pennsylvania campaign head quarters buzzed with activity on Thursday. Its the general election that we really need to be fighting for, said Larry Furr, 53. He was among four volun teers who made phone calls to urge supporters to vote for Romney, reading from scripts that emphasized what they said was their candidates electability against Obama. I really think he gives us our best chance to win in November, the scripts said. 8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012SHELTER: Skunkie Acres called nuisance by officialContd From Page 1A Same Day Service Includes Saturday Lake CityLake City Commons Center(Publix Shopping)752-3733 Carrying Vera BradleyCONTACTSEYE EXAMS by Independent Optometrist 2 Complete Pair Eyeglasses $119 Includes Lenses & FramesSome Restrictions Apply.COUPON REQUIRED. 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Mitt Romney greets people in a crowd during a campaign event at a metal working shop, in Broomall, Penn., on Wednesday. to approve an amount of $24,500 to fund 70 memory cards for voting systems in the upcoming election. Horne said optical scan machines will not be used in 2012. She said in order for the election process to go smoothly, 70 cards would be necessary. Each card costs $350. The board approved her request. Horne also spoke about ballot-on-demand machines that print bal lots individually as a voter shows up to vote. Acquiring in the future bal lot on demand machines would save costs so that ballots do not have to be printed out for every regis tered voter, Horne said.Santorum, aides talk campaign strategy with conservatives
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday & Saturday, April 6-7, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) firstname.lastname@example.org Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com Q Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter ShalomP alm Sunday and Easter Sunday have always been a time of reunions in my family. One of my most cherished traditions also comes in the Easter season. For many years I was honored to be a guest for the Passover Seder at the home of Betty Tannenbaum. Mrs. T is the long-time owner of the Lovely Shop and her son, Doug, is a friend since elementary school. His younger sisters are Susan and Barbara. Their father, Mel Tannenbaum, was a retired major in the Air Force Reserve. You could tell Doug had some military upbringing. How else would he have known that a grenade would destroy exactly half of a tank when we played with our army men? Mr. Tannenbaum was one of the first fathers in our growing-up group to die, and Doug was pushed into being the man of the house in the 10th grade. It was near this time I was first invited to a Seder, and Doug sat at the head of the table and presided over the reading of the Haggadah the story of the Passover when Jewish first-borns were saved as God punished the Egyptians. The Seder celebrates the Jews being led out of Egypt. It features the serving of matzo, the unleavened bread of affliction, and symbolic meanings for maror (bitter herb), charoses, roasted lamb bone, parsley and eggs. The Tannenbaums always invited members of other religions, including nuns, fathers and pastors to join in the celebration that, it is generally accepted, Jesus was attending when he was betrayed. The service is beautiful in Hebrew but we mostly stuck to English, and the childrens version at that. Doug and I survived a year of rooming together in college. I was there at his wedding to Donita. Though a religious ceremony, Passover has much laughter and games for young and old. It fit right in with the Tannenbaum household, which was always a place of wise council punctuated with wit. One of the fun parts was reciting phrases which listed items from one to 12, all to be said in one breath. Successful completion of the task brought on cheers. Mrs. T, who now lives in Washington, always was assigned the first phrase her perk as the matriarch. I know One One God of the world. Yeah-h-h-h-h. Dupree, Kluess, Waites place in the top three. Columbia Highs Antonio Pelham takes first place. Sectioned off Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterABOVE : Columbia High weightlifting head coach Brian Allen mo tivates Drew Clark as he lifts 285 pounds during a weightlifting meet on March 14.BELOW : Fort White Highs Andrew Baker participates in a weightl ifting competition on Feb. 27. By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comColumbia High competed in the sectional weightlifting meet at St. Augustine High on Wednesday. The Tigers didnt win the competition, but at least one member of the team will advance to the state competition. Columbias Antonio Pelham finished in first place in the 154-pound weight class to punch his ticket to state. Two other lifters turned in second-place finishes for Columbia. Drew Clark finished second in the 183-pound weight class while Javere Smith finished second at 238 pounds. The Tigers had third-place finishes for two more lifters, with Solomon Bell finishing third in the 219-pound weight class and Corbin Wimberly was third at 139-pounds. We have advanced one person to state and we could possibly have two more go, Columbia High weightlifting coach Brian Allen said. Were excit-ed for Antonio and hope to advance the other two guys to the state championship. The Tigers will have one more weightlifting meet before the state finals. Columbia travels to Palatka High at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. Pelham will represent the Tigers in the state final in Kissimmee on April 21. Depending on lifts from other sectional meets, the Tigers could also send Clark and Smith to the state championship. As a team the Tigers look to close out the year with a win after starting out 3-1 in their previous meets. ASSOCIATED PRESSLee Westwood of England reacts after missing a birdie pu tt on the 18th green during the first round of the Masters gol f tournament in Augusta, Ga., on Thursday. Westwood leads after first round at Masters By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comThere were no automatic state qualifiers among Fort White Highs weightlift-ers in the sectional meet at Baker County High on Thursday. Three are in the running. Weight class winners advance to the state meet, then the lifts of others that place are compared throughout the state for additional qualifiers. Fort Whites Jonathan Dupree placed second in the heavyweight divi-sion, followed closely by A.J. Kluess in third place. Dupree benched 325 and had a clean & jerk of 275 for a 600 total. Kluess lifted 350-245-595. Both have got a chance to be in the state meet, Indians coach Dan Marsee said. Chris is on the edge. Marsee is talking about Chris Waites, who placed third in the 238-pound weight class with lifts of 290-260-550. Seven of Fort Whites sectional lifters were soph-omores, while hard-luck Soron Williams joined Dupree as the two seniors. Williams had his best bench press of the year by 15 pounds with a 290. However, he scratched on his clean & jerk attempts. I hated it for Soron, Marsee said. He would be in state if he had just hit his opener. Other Indians who lifted at the sectional were Nathan Escalante, Kyle Sullivan, Kellan Snider Andrew Baker and Tristan Nelson. With the dedication of the lifters, Marsee is look-ing for big things. They sacrificed their spring break, Marsee said. We practiced every day this week and everyone showed up. We were com-petitive. The future is real bright. By EDDIE PELLSAssociated PressAUGUSTA, Ga. Lee Westwood has a first-round lead at a major for the first time in his career. Not really the distinction hes looking for, though. Westwood rattled off four straight birdies on the front side Thursday en route to a stress-free round of 5-under-par 67 at the Masters, where hes still trying to win his first major championship. Its nice to get off to a good start and have a platform to build from, Westwood said. He attacked the course on a soft, wet day that seemed ideal for scoring but also included tougher pin placements than usual for a Thursday, along with golf balls muddied when they landed on the satu-rated fairways. Ranked third in the world, Westwood could very well be the Best Player Without A Major. He has finished in the top three six times since 2008, and has had plenty of time to think about what he needs to get over the hump. When youre in contention and dont finish it off, you go home and assess what you didnt do and what you can improve, he said. And thats what I did. Bubba Watson, Ben Crane and Jason Dufner were the other players in the tie at 3-under, with Peter Hanson also at that number but still on the course. Rory McIlroy shot 1under 71 and Tiger Woods finished with a pair of bogeys to shoot even-par 72. The bogey on 18 was actually a good save after his tee shot went into the trees and resulted in an unplayable lie. Woods opened his round by clanking his first tee shot off a tree and putting the second one in the creek, well to the left of the sec-ond fairway. He salvaged pars on both and felt pretty decent about the round, all things considered. I hit some of the worst golf shots Ive ever hit today, Woods said. I just hung in there, grinded my way around the golf course, stayed in the moment. Before Westwood closed out his 5 under, it appeared the days biggest story would be Henrik Stenson, who spent most of the day in the lead and was at 5-under when he stood on the 18th tee box. He hit that shot deep into the trees and an ugly 8 a snowman dropped him to 1-under 71 and in a tie for 15th. Golfer all alone at top in major for first time in career.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today GOLF 3 p.m. ESPN Masters Tournament, second round, at Augusta, Ga. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Chicago White Sox at Texas or N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay (3 p.m. start) 7 p.m. ESPN2 San Francisco at Arizona 10 p.m. ESPN2 Kansas City at L.A. Angels NHL 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Phoenix at St. Louis TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 WTA, Family Circle Cup, quarterfinal, at Charleston, S.C. Saturday COLLEGE BASEBALL 3:30 p.m. FSN Kansas at Oklahoma St. GOLF 3:30 p.m. CBS Masters Tournament, third round, at Augusta, Ga. HORSE RACING 4:30 p.m. NBC NTRA, Wood Memorial, at Ozone Park, N.Y.; Santa Anita Derby, at Arcadia, Calif.; Ashland Stakes, at Lexington, Ky. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3:30 p.m. FOX Regional coverage, Boston at Detroit, St. Louis at Milwaukee, Kansas City at L.A. Angels, or San Francisco at Arizona 8 p.m. WGN Chicago White Sox at Texas MENS COLLEGE HOCKEY 7 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA, Division I tournament, championship game, Boston College-Minnesota winner vs. Union (NY)-Ferris State winner, at Tampa MENS COLLEGE LACROSSE 1 p.m. ESPN Virginia at North Carolina NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN Orlando at Philadelphia 10:30 p.m. ESPN Denver at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 1 p.m. NBC Chicago at Detroit 4 p.m. NBCSN Washington at N.Y. Rangers 6:30 p.m. NBCSN Philadelphia at Pittsburgh PREP BASKETBALL 10 p.m. FSN Boys, NIKE Hoop Summit, United States Junior National Select Team vs. World Select Team, at Portland, Ore. SOCCER 7:30 a.m. ESPN2 Premier League, Tottenham at Sunderland 4 p.m. ESPN MLS, Los Angeles at Kansas City TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 WTA, Family Circle Cup, semifinal, at Charleston, S.C.BASKETBALLNBA schedule EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 30 23 .566 Philadelphia 29 25 .537 1 12 New York 28 27 .509 3 Toronto 20 35 .364 11New Jersey 19 37 .339 12 12 Southeast Division W L Pct GB x-Miami 39 14 .736 Orlando 32 23 .582 8 Atlanta 32 23 .582 8 Washington 12 43 .218 28Charlotte 7 45 .135 31 12 Central Division W L Pct GB x-Chicago 42 13 .764 Indiana 33 21 .611 8 12 Milwaukee 26 28 .481 15 12 Detroit 21 33 .389 20 12 Cleveland 17 35 .327 23 12 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 38 14 .731 Memphis 30 23 .566 8 12 Dallas 31 24 .564 8 12 Houston 29 25 .537 10 New Orleans 14 40 .259 25 Northwest Division W L Pct GB x-Oklahoma City 40 14 .741 Denver 29 25 .537 11Utah 28 27 .509 12 12 Portland 26 29 .473 14 12 Minnesota 25 31 .446 16 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 35 20 .636 L.A. Clippers 32 22 .593 2 12 Phoenix 28 26 .519 6 12 Golden State 21 32 .396 13 Sacramento 19 35 .352 15 12 x-clinched playoff spot Wednesdays Games Indiana 109, Washington 96Toronto 99, Philadelphia 78Atlanta 120, Charlotte 93San Antonio 87, Boston 86New Orleans 94, Denver 92Golden State 97, Minnesota 94Milwaukee 107, Cleveland 98Miami 98, Oklahoma City 93Dallas 95, Memphis 85Phoenix 107, Utah 105Portland 101, New Jersey 88L.A. Lakers 113, L.A. Clippers 108 Thursdays Games New York 96, Orlando 80Detroit 99, Washington 94Boston at Chicago (n)L.A. Clippers at Sacramento (n) Todays Games Oklahoma City at Indiana, 7 p.m.Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Miami, 7:30 p.m.Washington at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.Cleveland at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.Portland at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.New Orleans at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.Charlotte at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.Phoenix at Denver, 9 p.m.Golden State at Utah, 9 p.m.Houston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Saturdays Games Boston at Indiana, 7 p.m.Minnesota at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Dallas at Memphis, 8 p.m.Atlanta at Charlotte, 8 p.m.Orlando at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.Portland at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 10 p.m.Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.Sacramento at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.NBA calendar April 26 Regular season endsApril 27 Rosters set for playoffsApril 28 Playoffs beginJune 12 NBA Finals begin (possible move up to June 10)BASEBALLAL schedule Todays Games Detroit 3, Boston 2Toronto 7, Cleveland 4, 16 innings Todays Games Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-0) at Texas (Lewis 0-0), 2:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pavano 0-0) at Baltimore (Arrieta 0-0), 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Shields 0-0), 3:10 p.m. Kansas City (Chen 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 0-0), 10:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 0-0) at Oakland (McCarthy 0-0), 10:05 p.m. Saturdays Games Toronto at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.Boston at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.Kansas City at L.A. Angels, 4:05 p.m.Minnesota at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Seattle at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Sundays Games Boston at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.Toronto at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.Minnesota at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m.N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.Kansas City at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Texas, 8:05 p.m. NL schedule Wednesdays Game St. Louis 4, Miami 1 Thursdays Games N.Y. Mets 1, Atlanta 0Philadelphia 1, Pittsburgh 0Washington 2, Chicago Cubs 1Cincinnati 4, Miami 0L.A. Dodgers 5, San Diego 3 Todays Games St. Louis (Garcia 0-0) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 0-0), 4:10 p.m. Colorado (Guthrie 0-0) at Houston (Rodriguez 0-0), 7:05 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 0-0) at Arizona (Kennedy 0-0), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 0-0) at San Diego (Luebke 0-0), 10:05 p.m. Saturdays Games Washington at Chicago Cubs, 1:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.St. Louis at Milwaukee, 4:05 p.m.San Francisco at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.Colorado at Houston, 7:05 p.m.Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Miami at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:35 p.m. Sundays Games Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.Miami at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m.Colorado at Houston, 2:05 p.m.St. Louis at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.Washington at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 4:05 p.m.San Francisco at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.GOLFMasters At Augusta National Golf ClubAugusta, Ga. Thursday First Round (a-amateur) Lee Westwood 32-35 67Louis Oosthuizen 35-33 68Peter Hanson 35-33 68Paul Lawrie 37-32 69Miguel Angel Jimenez 35-34 69Ben Crane 36-33 69Francesco Molinari 35-34 69Jason Dufner 33-36 69Bubba Watson 33-36 69Jim Furyk 35-35 70Zach Johnson 35-35 70Vijay Singh 36-34 70Scott Stallings 35-35 70Aaron Baddeley 36-35 71Keegan Bradley 36-35 71Angel Cabrera 36-35 71a-Patrick Cantlay 35-36 71Kevin Chappell 36-35 71Stewart Cink 35-36 71Ross Fisher 36-35 71Padraig Harrington 35-36 71Matt Kuchar 37-34 71a-Hideki Matsuyama 35-36 71Rory McIlroy 35-36 71Kevin Na 35-36 71Henrik Stenson 31-40 71Steve Stricker 38-33 71Nick Watney 35-36 71Jonthan Byrd 37-35 72Fred Couples 35-37 72Sergio Garcia 37-35 72Bill Haas 35-37 72Charles Howell III 38-34 72Martin Kaymer 34-38 72Bernhard Langer 36-36 72Hunter Mahan 35-37 72Ian Poulter 35-37 72Justin Rose 36-36 72Brandt Snedeker 36-36 72Rory Sabbatini 36-36 72Webb Simpson 35-37 72Charl Schwartzel 35-37 72Mike Weir 37-35 72Tiger Woods 35-37 72Thomas Bjorn 36-37 73Tim Clark 36-37 73 Darren Clarke 38-35 73Harrison Frazar 36-37 73Sean OHair 36-37 73Bo Van Pelt 36-37 73David Toms 37-36 73Gary Woodland 37-36 73Y.E. Yang 37-36 73Scott Verplank 34-39 73G. Fernandez-Castano 36-38 74Rickie Fowler 36-38 74a-Kelly Kraft 39-35 74Geoff Oglilvy 39-35 74Robert Karlsson 39-35 74K.T. Kim 36-38 74Phil Mickelson 37-37 74a-Corbin Mills 36-38 74John Senden 36-38 74Sang-Moon Bae 40-35 75Luke Donald 38-37 75Edoardo Molinari 37-38 75Lucas Glover 39-36 75Jose Maria Olazabal 38-37 75Graeme McDowell 37-38 75Ryan Palmer 38-37 75Adam Scott 39-36 75Kyle Stanley 39-36 75Paul Casey 38-38 76Ben Crenshaw 39-37 76Jason Day 37-39 76Anders Hansen 38-38 76Ryo Ishikawa 38-38 76Martin Laird 39-37 76Fredrik Jacobson 37-39 76Brendan Steele 36-40 76Larry Mize 36-40 76Mark Wilson 38-38 76K.J. Choi 37-40 77Robert Garrigus 38-39 77a-Bryden MacPherson 40-37 77 Tom Watson 39-38 77Ian Woosnam 38-39 77Simon Dyson 38-40 78Trevor Immelman 40-38 78Alvaro Quiros 40-38 78Chez Reavie 42-37 79Johnson Wagner 37-42 79Craig Stadler 42-39 81a-Randal Lewis 40-41 81Sandy Lyle 46-40 86Mark OMeara WD Masters tee times Today 7:50 a.m. Scott Verplank, Sean OHair, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 8:01 a.m. Chez Reavie, Martin Laird 8:12 a.m. Sandy Lyle, Simon Dyson, a-Corbin Mills 8:23 a.m. Ian Woosnam, Edoardo Molinari, Kevin Chappell 8:34 a.m. Louis Oosthuizen, Mark Wilson, Graeme McDowell 8:45 a.m. Zach Johnson, Ian Poulter, a-Patrick Cantlay 8:56 a.m. Kevin Na, Fredrik Jacobson, Ben Crane 9:07 a.m. John Senden, Jonthan Byrd, Paul Casey 9:18 a.m. Bernhard Langer, Jason Dufner, Charles Howell III 9:29 a.m. Mike Weir, Brandt Snedeker, Webb Simpson 9:40 a.m. Vijay Singh, Lee Westwood, Jim Furyk 10:02 a.m. Thomas Bjorn, Scott Stallings, Rory Sabbatini 10:13 a.m. Fred Couples, Darren Clarke, Ryo Ishikawa 10:24 a.m. David Toms, K.J. Choi, Sergio Garcia 10:35 a.m. Angel Cabrera, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson 10:46 a.m. Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan, Peter Hanson 10:57 a.m. Craig Stadler, Brendan Steele, Tim Clark 11:08 a.m. Jose Maria Olazabal, Robert Garrigus, a-Randal Lewis 11:19 a.m. Larry Mize, Paul Lawrie, Anders Hansen 11:30 a.m. Ross Fisher, Ryan Palmer, Harrison Frazar 11:41 a.m. Ben Crenshaw, Robert Karlsson, a-Bryden MacPherson 11:52 a.m. Adam Scott, Bo Van Pelt, Martin Kaymer 12:14 p.m. Steve Stricker, Padraig Harrington, Stewart Cink 12:25 p.m. Aaron Baddeley, K.T. Kim, Lucas Glover 12:36 p.m. Kyle Stanley, Jason Day, Bill Haas 12:47 p.m. Trevor Immelman, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose 12:58 p.m. Tom Watson, Johnson Wagner, a-Hideki Matsuyama 1:09 p.m. Matt Kuchar, Geoff Oglilvy, Y.E. Yang 1:20 p.m. Gary Woodland, Henrik Stenson, Alvaro Quiros 1:31 p.m. Charl Schwartzel, Keegan Bradley, a-Kelly Kraft 1:42 p.m. Tiger Woods, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Sang-Moon Bae 1:53 p.m. Luke Donald, Francesco Molinari, Nick WatneyHOCKEYNHL schedule Wednesdays Games Detroit 3, St. Louis 2, SOMontreal 5, Tampa Bay 2 Thursdays Games Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 2, OTN.Y. Islanders 5, Winnipeg 4Philadelphia 2, Buffalo 1Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Rangers 2Washington 4, Florida 2Carolina 2, Montreal 1, SOBoston 3, Ottawa 1New Jersey 2, Detroit 1Dallas at Nashville (n)Chicago at Minnesota (n)Columbus at Colorado (n)Vancouver at Calgary (n)Anaheim at Edmonton (n)San Jose at Los Angeles (n) Todays Game Phoenix at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays Games Chicago at Detroit, 1 p.m.Ottawa at New Jersey, 3 p.m.Buffalo at Boston, 4 p.m.Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m.Anaheim at Calgary, 4 p.m.Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 6:30 p.m.Toronto at Montreal, 7 p.m.Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.N.Y. Islanders at Columbus, 7 p.m.Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m.Phoenix at Minnesota, 8 p.m.St. Louis at Dallas, 8 p.m.Nashville at Colorado, 9 p.m.Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m.Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 BOWLING BRIEFS League reportsResults of league bowling at Lake City Bowl: WATERGUARD High scratch game: 1. Mary Lobaugh 244; 2. Lorrie Geiger 203; 3. Mary Lobaugh 200. 1. (tie) Mark Davis, Chris Sanders 233; 3. Mark Davis 224. High scratch series: 1. Mary Lobaugh 615; 2. Lorrie Geiger 551; 3. Lori Davis 522. 1. Bill Dolly 644; 2. Mark Davis 643; 3. Dess Fennell 547. High handicap game: 1. (tie) Susie Camacho, Joyce Hooper 235; 3. Beth Koppa 233; 4. Staci Greaves 230. 1. Chris Sanders 251; 2. (tie) Dan Cobb, Dess Fennell 242; 4. Bob Wheeler 241. High handicap series: 1. Mary Lobaugh 684; 2. Lorrie Geiger 638; 3. Linda Oliver 635. 1. Bill Dolly 695; 2. Mark Davis 679; 3. Bobby Robinson 674. High average: Mary Lobaugh 182; Mark Davis 195. (results from March 27) GOLDEN ROLLERS Team standings: 1. 4 Ss (79-49); 2. Quirky Quad (73.5-54.5, 604 team average); 3. Wild Things (73.5-54.5, 603 team average). High handicap game: 1. Doreen Waters 234; 2. Yvonne Finley 230; 3. Barbara Griner 222. 1. Art Joubert 261; 2. Ronnie Grey 238; 3. Jack Stanfield 233. High handicap series: 1. Susan Mears 685; 2. Elaine Nemeth 663; 3. Joyce Hooper 620. 1. Sal Annello 638; 2. Bill Dolly 630; 3. Jim Hawkins 622. High average: 1. Elaine Nemeth 155.51; 2. Joyce Hooper 153.3; 3. Shirley Highsmith 152.19. 1. David Duncan 190.17; 2. Bill Dolly 185.68; 3. George Mulligan 177.63.(results from March 29) HIT & MISS Team standings: 1. Spare Us (28-20, 574 team average); 2. Git Up & Bowl (28-20, 449 team average); 3. The Sandbaggers (25.5-18.5, 566 team average); 4. Silver Ladies (25.5-22.5, 515 team average). High handicap game: 1. Donna Schneiders 235; 2. Ruth Heims 229; 3. Joyce Crandall 223. High handicap series: 1. Sandra Peterson 616; 2. Karen Gardner 607; 3. Susan Mears 603.(results from March 27) MONDAY NIGHT MAVERICKS Team standings: 1. Ronsonet Buick/GMC (263.5-126.5); 2. Team 2 (235.5-154.5); 3. Team 12 (230-160). High scratch game: 1. Zech Strohl 277; 2. Dale Coleman 267; 3. Robert Stone 256. High scratch series: 1. Zech Strohl 751; 2. Robert Stone 720; 3. Dale Coleman 714. High handicap game: 1. Zech Strohl 277; 2. George Rye Jr. 269; 3. Jeremy Dohrn 268. High handicap series: 1. Zech Strohl 751; 2. Robert Stone 720; 3. Dale Coleman 714. High average: 1. Zech Strohl 217.17; 2. Robert Stone 215; 3. Wally Howard 205.48. (results from March 26) TGIF Team standings: 1. Waterbury Builders (37-11); 2. Trinity (31-17); 3. Strike Zone (30-18). High scratch game: 1. Ida Hollingsworth 212; 2. Karen Coleman 204; 3. Dawn Madden 198. 1. Steve Madsen 260; 2. Jim Pauwels Sr. 248; 3. (tie) John Hilbert, Ron Vandervoren 243. High scratch series: 1. Karen Coleman 578; 2. Ida Hollingsworth 570; 3. Tina Sherrod 498. 1. Zech Strohl 643; 2. Wally Howard 634; 3. John Hilbert 626. High handicap game: 1. Dawn Madden 254; 2. Dorothee Call 251; 3. Ida Hollingsworth 240. 1. Steve Madsen 287; 2. Thomas Stemp 279; 3. Jim Pauwels Sr. 278. High handicap series: 1. Dorothee Call 675; 2. Linda Wells 671; 3. Karen Coleman 659. 1. Ron Vandervoren 693; 2. Thomas Stemp 688; 3. (tie) Jim Pauwels Sr., Bob Feasel 687. (results from March 23)Youth leaguesMAJORS SCRATCH Team standings: 1. Garys Got Back (95-65); 2. Madison Stephens (85.5-74.5); 3. BYOB (84-76). High scratch game: 1. Courtney Schmitt 180; 2. Linden Barney 167; 3. Courtney Schmitt 166. 1. Cody Howard 224; 2. Josh Fancy 221; 3. Colin Madden 220. High scratch series: 1. Linden Barney 493; 2. Courtney Schmitt 492; 3. Victoria Wise 474. 1. Colin Madden 643; 2. Josh Fancy 611; 3. Dalton Coar 577. MAJORS Team standings: 1. Three Man Wolfpack (62.5-37.5); 2. Turks (59.5-40.5); 3. Splitz Happen (57-43). High handicap game: 1. Chelsea Gore 236; 2. Marie Johnson 229; 3. Sara Johns 228. 1. Jamie Moon 261; 2. Franklin Shepard 259; 3. David Senokossoff 242. High handicap series: 1. Chelsea Gore 651; 2. Sara Johns 637; 3. Marie Johnson 630. 1. Jared Scott 663; 2. David Senokossoff 651; 3. Jamie Moon 650. JUNIORS Team standings: 1. Lighting Pins (71-29); 2. Crazy Kids (62.5-37.5); 3. Lane Busters (56.5-43.5). High handicap game: 1. Callie Pierce 240; 2. Dakota Stitsinger 222; 3. Biancah Billingsley 199. 1. Jarret Moehl 227; 2. Byron English 223; 3. Logan Vaughn 215. High handicap series: 1. Callie Pierce 627; 2. Dakota Stitsinger 600; 3. Megan Ball 567. 1. Jarret Moehl 614; 2. Logan Vaughn 594; 3. Nick Kasper 592. BANTAMS High handicap game: 1. Mikhiya Hendon 174. 1. Carson Lyons 177; 2. Antonio Perez 149. High handicap series: 1. Mikhiya Hendon 315. 1. Carson Lyons 438; 2. Antonio Perez 425.(results from March 24) FISHING License-free day on Saturday The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering four days when no recreational fishing license is required. The first date is Saturday for freshwater fishing. A second license-free freshwater day is June 9. There are two license-free saltwater fishing days on June 2 and Sept. 1. Bag limits, season and size restrictions apply on these dates. The license-free fishing designation applies only to recreational fishing, not commercial. For fishing tips, locations and rules, go to MyFWC.com /Fishing. Bass tournament set for April 14 Suwannee River Breast Cancer Awareness Association and Shands Live Oak have an open bass tournament planned for April 14 at Clay Landing. Fee is $70 per boat with an optional $10 per boat big bass pot. For details, call Jamie Albritton at (386) 209-0166, Donnie Feagle at 365-1191 or Ruben Thomas at 288-4691. FORT WHITE BASEBALL Team members seeking donations Fort White High baseball players will be seeking donations at Walmart in Lake City on Saturday. For details, call coach Mike Rizzi at 288-8680. CHS FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Monday The Columbia County Quarterback Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be at the Richardson Community Center. All are welcome to attend. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Tuesday The Fort White Quarterback club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the teachers lounge at the high school. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731.Fundraiser at Applebees The Fort White Quarterback Club has a fundraiser every Wednesday during April at Applebees Neighborhood Grill & Bar on U.S Highway 90 west. Submit a flyer and Applebees will donate 10 percent of the bill to the Quarterback Club. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731.Yard sale for Q-back Club The Fort White Quarterback Club has a yard sale of donated items from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at the Fort White Train Depot. Merchandise and donations are now being accepted and all proceeds will go to the Quarterback Club. For details on drop-off times and locations, call Dana Brady at 365-3103; Gloria Jackson at 497-4808; April Parnell at 623-6694 or Priscilla Newman at 719-2586. GOLF Tebow Foundation Classic April 14 The Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic is April 14 at the Stadium Course at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Tebow Foundation, and many personalities from sports and entertainment are participating. There will be a set-up for autographs. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for ages 18 and younger. Parking is $5. Tickets may be purchased through Ticketmaster or timtebowfoundation.org Bucs Booster Club tournament The BHS Buccaneer Booster Club Golf Tournament is April 28 at Suwannee Country Club. Format is three-person scramble with team prizes and door prizes (8:30 a.m. shotgun start). Entry fee of $50 per person includes cart, green fees, lunch and a prize. There are hole ($100) and full team ($250) sponsorships available. For details, call Rob Cassube at 623-3833 or Linda Lynch at 984-6311.Voices for Children tourney Voices for Children of the Suwannee Valley Corporation is hosting a golf tournament on May 4 at Quail Heights Country Club. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $65 per person or $240 for a four-person team. Hole sponsorships are $125, with a deadline of April 24. For details, go to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Wanda W. Bruce at (386) 364-7720. YOUTH SWIMMING CST sign-up begins Monday Registration for Columbia Swim Team is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbia Aquatic Complex. The CST Dolphins is a recreational swim league designed to introduce competitive swimming to ages 5-18. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards. For details, call Michele Greene at 755-4688 or go to email@example.com YOUTH BASEBALL Fort Whites 15U registration Fort White Babe Ruth Baseball has registration for 15-under league play from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $75. For details, call Millissa Blakley at 365-4133. ADULT SOFTBALL Tourney planned for April 21 The Columbia County Adult Softball League has womens and mens tournaments planned for the weekend of April 21. Each tournament will have 10 teams, entered on a first come/first served basis. Registration is at Brians Sports. For details, call Tad Cervantes at 365-4810.Q From staff reports
LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 3BMid-Amateur champ savors Masters tripBy NANCY ARMOURAssociated PressAUGUSTA, Ga. Two double bogeys, five bogeys, never even sniffed a birdie. It was the best 81 of Randal Lewis life. Dream come true, said Lewis, who at 54 is believed to be the oldest Masters rookie ever. Theres noth-ing that can be bad about a sunny day at Augusta and the first round of the Masters. A financial adviser from Alma, Mich., in real life, Lewis is living every duffers dream this week. Entitled to a spot at Augusta National thanks to his title at the U.S. Mid-Amateur last fall, he played a practice round with Tom Watson, won a crystal pitcher in the Par 3 contest and, in the biggest treat of all, teed it up for real Thursday. That he was in the running for worst score of the day hardly mattered. Nor did the fact that his Masters career is almost certain to be over by the weekend. I do have a great appreciation for it, Lewis said. As Im walking around here, Im just trying to take in the scenery and all the sights of the crowds and just the beauty of the golf course. Its incredibly spe-cial. Im very lucky to be able to experience some-thing like this. Especially because he figured hed lost his chance more than a decade ago. Lewis came to golf late, not taking up the game until he was 16. As soon as he did, however, he was hooked, going from shoot-ing 76 for nine holes to 75 for 18 in his first season. He played golf at Central Michigan, where he met his wife, Melanie, also a golfer. He turned pro for about a month after graduation, then decided hed rather play golf for enjoyment rather than his livelihood. He reclaimed his amateur status, and began climbing the ranks in the business world. But golf remained a big part of his life; when he and Melanie decided to name their second son Nick, Lewis suggested they spell it Nicklaus. We kind of subjected him to a life of a misspelled first name, but we thought that would be pretty cool, Lewis said. Both my wife and I love the game, and Jack was always my hero. His son met his namesake Thursday, tracking Nicklaus down after the ceremonial tee shot and showing the Golden Bear his name badge. I said, Mr. Nicklaus, Ive got the two best names, yours and my dads, the 19-year-old said. He chuckled a little bit. It was pretty funny, pretty cool. As his family grew and his career flourished, Lewis continued playing tourna-ment golf. He won his first Michigan Amateur title in 1992 and, four years later, reached the final at the Mid-Amateur, reserved for players 25 and older. He lost 3 and 2 to John Spider Miller. The first three years were pretty painful, and I took it the wrong way. I took it as a failure, Lewis said. You get to a national championship final, you should be proud of your-self. Not, Why couldnt you finish the deal? So it hurt. He eventually came to grips with the loss, as well as probably never getting to play Augusta National. Then, last summer, he reached the finals of the Mid-Amateur again. The match ended 3 and 2 but, this time, he was the win-ner. He was the oldest Mid-Amateur champion by five years, more than 20 years older than the average com-petitor. My ultimate goal in the game was to win a USGA championship, Lewis said. Once I won the Mid-Am, that was the greatest goal that I had. This was just an unbelievable perq that went with it. Lewis has taken full advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. After his invitation arrived around Christmas, he sent Watson a letter not an email asking if they could play a practice round together. When Lewis was here in March, he ran into Nicklaus the original, not his son and intro-duced himself after a little prodding from the guys he was playing with. What a thrill for a guy. Never expected to play in the Masters, wins the Mid-Amateur Championship and here he is, Nicklaus said. Its wonderful that the amateurs have the opportu-nity to play and be here. Lewis is not a particularly long hitter, and using hybrids off the tees didnt leave him many opportu-nities for birdies. But his score matters little com-pared with an unforgettable experience. Even if Lewis isnt playing, he and his family plan to stick around Augusta National for the weekend. Then its back to Michigan with enough Masters gear to last me 10 years, and memories to last a lifetime. I kind of joked with my wife, theyre probably going to have to have secu-rity guards escort me out of here, Lewis said. Its just a place that you just want to be here as much as you possibly can. ASSOCIATED PRESSAmateur Randal Lewis pumps his fist after making par on the first hole during the first round of the Masters golf tour nament Thursday in Augusta, Ga. ASSOCIATED PRESSNew York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano slide s safely into third during their spring training baseball game at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa o n Wednesday.Yankees-Rays ready for season-opening testBy FRED GOODALLAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG The budget-minded Tampa Bay Rays welcome the chal-lenge of competing against the big-spending New York Yankees. The AL East rivals open the season at Tropicana Field on Friday, and both clubs say thats not a moment too soon to start getting a feel for how they stack up against each other. Rays manager Joe Maddon believes a tough April schedule will ben-efit his team in the long run. Yankees skipper Joe Girardi likes the idea of getting an early barometer on his defending division champions, too. Tampa Bay plays 16 of its first 22 games against teams expected to chal-lenge for postseason berths. The Yankees play 15 games against likely contenders during the same stretch. You say you dont make too much out of one game, that some months are going to be tougher than other months, Girardi said, con-ceding it wont be easygoing facing Tampa Bay, Boston, Texas, Detroit and the Los Angeles Angels early on. You dont want to make too much out of the first month. But it is a great measuring stick for where were at, thats for sure. The Rays begin the most anticipated season in fran-chise history, confident they have what it takes to continue to hold their own against the Yankees and Red Sox, whose monumental September collapse helped Tampa Bay earn a wild-card playoff spot on the final night of last season. They did it by rallying from a 7-0, eighth-inning deficit to beat the Yankees 8-7 in 12 innings. Rays opening day starter James Shields said its only fitting that the new season begins at home against the same opponent. We wouldnt want it any other way, Shields, a first-time All-Star in 2011, said. Were fired up, ready to go. So is New York, which has made the playoffs 16 of the past 17 seasons, 12 times as division champi-ons. The Yankees retooled their pitching rotation, record-setting closer Mariano Rivera is back for an 18th season and figure to continue to score runs in a bunches with a lineup built around Derek Jeter, Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez, whos healthy again after only appearing in 99 games while batting .276 with 16 homers and 62 RBIs last season. I like this club. When I look at the depth that we have and the health of our players right now, I feel really good about it Girardi said Thursday before the Yankees worked out at Tropicana Field. New Yorks CC Sabathia, whos won at least 19 games each of the past three years, will make the ninth opening day start of his career fourth with the Yankees.Van Gundy says Howard has asked team to fire coachAssociated PressORLANDO Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said Thursday he has been told by high-rank-ing team officials that center Dwight Howard has previously asked that he be fired. I know he has, Van Gundy told reporters after the teams morning shoot around in prepara-tion for their Thursday night matchup with the New York Knicks. Thats just the way it is. Again, Ive been deal-ing with that all year. Its not anything real bother-some. You go out and do your job. Sounds simple, but something thats hard to do in Orlando. The stay or go drama surrounding Howard has haunted the Magic all season. After securing Howards services for at least another season at the trade deadline last month, Thursday brought the latest wrinkle to the saga. For his part Howard has denied reports that he has asked for Van Gundys dis-missal. He again denied it Thursday. Whatever happens at the end of the season is not under my control, Howard told reporters. I am a player for the Magic. I am not the GM. I am not (owner) Rich DeVos I am not (Magic CEO) Alex Martins. So thats not my job. So you guys should stop ... every other week ... trying to find something, because theres nothing. I havent said anything to anybody about anything. Our main concern is win-ning. So all the other stuff should stop. Asked how he was sure of a report that has been circulated and repeat-edly denied by Howard and other team officials throughout the season, the 52-year-old Van Gundy said he had been told by people right in our management, right from the top. It was a definite change in approach by Van Gundy, who is usually mum when it comes to issues dealing with his job status. The day before the trade deadline last month Van Gundy himself side-stepped questions about reports that Howard had asked management to jet-tison both himself and gen-eral manager Otis Smith as a condition for him signing a long-term contract exten-sion. If they want to fire me please somebody, fire me. Van Gundy said then. Van Gundys current contract runs through the end of the season. He has guided the Magic to at least 50 wins in each of his four previous seasons and led Orlando to the NBA Finals in 2009. Howard and Van Gundy have seemingly always been on cordial terms, though hes sometimes been criti-cal of Van Gundys direct and vocal coaching style, which he has previously said can be counterproduc-tive to team morale. Smith and Van Gundy met during the offseason. Van Gundy left the meet-ing pledging to tone down some of his intensity dur-ing games with both offi-cials and players. So far this season he has yet to receive a technical foul. Asked this week to address the status of Van Gundy and Smith, Martins said only that both he and Smith will undergo end of the season evaluations, as do all Magic employees. ASSOCIATED PRESSOrlando Magics Dwight Howard (12) shoots over Dallas Mavericks Ian Mahinmi (28) during the second half of a n NBA basketball game on Friday in Orlando.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 Williams wanted big hits on specific 49ersBy BRETT MARTELAssociated PressNEW ORLEANS A newly released recording purports to capture former Saints defensive coordina-tor Gregg Williams telling players to put a lick on San Franciscos Kyle Williams to see if the receiver still had lingering effects from an earlier concussion. Filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, who had access to Saints meetings for a documentary on football, has posted the audio on his web site. Pamphilon initially shared the content with Yahoo Sports, telling the website that while he was not bothered by much of Williams profanity-laced speech, he was troubled by comments about the previ-ously concussed player. I thought, Did he just say that? Pamphilon said in an article posted Thursday. That was the red flag for me. Williams, who is suspended indefinitely for his admitted role overseeing a bounty system that offered Saints defenders cash for big hits, did not immedi-ately respond to a phone message and email left with his foundation in Missouri on Thursday. Williams left New Orleans after the season and was hired as defensive coordinator by the St. Louis Rams. Pamphilon made the recording of Williams speech during a meeting before the Saints lost to the 49ers in a divisional playoff game in January. When the New York Giants defeated the 49ers a week later in the NFC title game, several Giants players made similar com-ments about wanting to get hits on Kyle Williams, who fumbled twice in the game, because they knew he had previous concussions. In Pamphilons recording, Williams also tells his players to set their sights on running back Frank Gore, quarterback Alex Smith and receiver Michael Crabtree. We need to decide on how many times we can beat Frank Gores head, he says. Williams also implores his charges to lay out Smith and later adds, We need to decide whether Crabtree wants to be a (expletive) prima donna or he wants to be a tough guy. He becomes human when we ... take out that outside ACL. Pamphilon also described Williams pointing to his chin when he said, We hit (expletive) Smith right there. Pamphilon said Williams then rubbed his fingers together as one might do when doling out cash, say-ing, I got the first one, which Pamphilon under-stood to mean the defensive coordinator had placed a cash bounty on Smith. The NFL has said Williams bounty system offered off-the-books cash payments of $1,000 or more for hits that either knocked targeted opponents out of games or left them needing help off the field, and the Saints have been punished heavily for allowing such a program to endure for three seasons. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also sus-pended Saints head coach Sean Payton for the entire 2012 season, while hand-ing down additional sus-pensions of eight games to general manager Mickey Loomis and six games to assistant head coach Joe Vitt, who also coaches line-backers. The Saints, meanwhile, were fined $500,000 and docked second-round draft picks this year and next. The Williams recording was released on the same day that the Payton, Loomis and Vitt were in New York for an appeal hearing regarding their unprec-edented punishments. After Vitts appeal was heard, his lawyer, David Cornwell, was asked about the audio tape. Cornwell said Payton viewed Williams comments as a rogue coach about to get fired. He was fired two days later, said Cornwell, who also serves as executive director of the NFL Coaches Association. He was on the way out. But when Williams left New Orleans for the Rams in January, nobody with the Saints characterized it as a firing. At the time, Payton said it was apparent shortly before the season ended that Williams, with his contract expiring, was likely going to join new St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher, an old friend. The Saints and Williams never discussed an extension, Payton said then. The league informed the Saints at the start of the playoffs that it was reopen-ing its bounty investigation. Cornwell said Loomis and Payton then told Williams, Theres no place for this in this organization or this league. The NFL, however, in its statement last month announcing the penalties for team officials, said the GM and coach made only cursory inquiries into the possible presence of a bounty program. Pamphilon said Payton and Loomis were not in the room when the recording of Williams was made. Williams can be heard using metaphors he has often used throughout his coaching career, such as, kill the head and the body will die. That was Williams way of urging players to disrupt opposing teams star players with intimi-dating and nasty physical play. Another of Williams mantras was that respect comes from fear, which he repeats in the recording. Weve got to do everything we can in the world to make sure we kill Frank Gores head, Williams says. We want him run-ning sideways. We want his head sideways. ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Dec. 12, 2010 file photo, New Orleans Saints defensi ve coordinator Gregg Williams gestures in the second h alf of an NFL football game aainst the St. Louis Rams, in New Orleans A newly released recording purports to capture former Saints defensive coordinator Williams telling players to put a lick on San Franciscos Kyle Williams to see if the r eceiver has lingering effects from an earlier concussion. ASSOCIATED PRESSNew Orleans Saints assistant coach Joe Vitt (right) arriv es with attorney David Cornwell for a meeting at NFL headquarters in New York on Thursday.Goodell hears appeals from Payton, SaintsBy RACHEL COHEN Associated PressNEW YORK The appeals have been heard. Now its up to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to decide wheth-er he will reduce any of the penalties in the New Orleans Saints bounty scan-dal. Saints coach Sean Payton left NFL headquarters on Thursday after meeting with Goodell to discuss the season-long suspension he received for his role in the bounty system. Payton left without comment. Earlier, the commissioner heard appeals from general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant coach Joe Vitt. Vitt and his lawyer, David Cornwell, met with Goodell for 90 minutes. Cornwell said Vitt understood he had to be held accountable, but they wanted to convey that the coach did not partici-pate in a strategy to injure players. I thought the commissioner was extremely recep-tive, Cornwell said. Goodell suspended Payton for all of next sea-son, while Loomis was sus-pended for eight games and Vitt for six. The Saints were fined $500,000 and docked two second-round draft picks. Asked if he thought his punishment would be reduced, Vitt said: I have no feel for that. The commissioners got a tough job, he added. Ive worked hard to earn the respect of my players and now I want to earn his respect. The former New Orleans defensive coordinator at the center of the bounties case, Gregg Williams, was sus-pended indefinitely and did not appeal. Williams was hired by the St. Louis Rams on Jan. 23 as their defensive coordinator. NFL investigators concluded that from 2009-11 the Saints offered improper cash bonuses for big hits that either knocked oppo-nents out of games or left them needing help off the field. The appeals came on a day when a documentary maker released what he said was an audio recording of Williams speaking before the Saints playoff loss to the 49ers. In a speech filled with profanities, Williams tells his defense to go after specific San Francisco players. Tailback Wilder cleared to return to SeminolesAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Running back James Wilder, Jr. is back with the Florida State team. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Wednesday that Wilder is resuming all activity with the football program. Wilder was arrested in February after being accused of pushing a sher-iffs deputy who had arrest-ed a 20-year-old female friend of Wilders. He was suspended until the legal issues were resolved. Wilder was charged with obstructing a law enforce-ment officer without vio-lence and battery on the officer. He was released on $2,000 bail. The 220-pound Wilder ran for 160 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 14 yards dur-ing his freshman season in a reserve role behind Devonta Freeman and senior Jermaine Thomas. Freeman is slowed this spring by injury, giving Debrale Smiley and Mario Pender more snaps. UFs Leonard pleads no contest to battery chargeAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Florida tight end A.C. Leonard has been sen-tenced to six months pro-bation and ordered to pay $628 in court costs after pleading no contest to a charge of misdemeanor domestic battery stem-ming from an altercation with his live-in girlfriend. Leonard also must continue anger management counseling and have no contact with the victim. Gainesville Police arrested Leonard on Feb. 15 after a 21-year-old female Florida student claimed Leonard assaulted her during a verbal argu-ment. Coach Will Muschamp later suspended Leonard, who caught eight passes for 99 yards as a fresh-man in 2011. He allowed Leonard to return to the team on March 26 and participate in spring practice. Muschamp said Wednesday A.C. has a number of things he has to work through before his status for the fall is addressed. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterFort White Highs Chris Waites attempts a bench press of 28 5-pounds as Andrew Baker spots him during Thursdays sectional meet in Glen St. Ma ry.
By TONY YOUNGW hether you oversee a large tract of land or own a smaller parcel, there are many wildlife management techniques you can use to help attract wild turkeys to your property. Wild turkeys, like white-tailed deer, are referred to as edge species, because of their need for more than one type of habitat. Most of the time, with large tracts of land, this isnt a problem because the vast landscape is diverse enough. But in the case of small-acreage, one-habitat properties, its up to you as the landowner to create varied, preferred habitats if you expect turkeys to use the property. For optimal turkey habitat, half of your property should be in mature forests and the other half in early-succession openings, such as fields, clearcuts or forests having between 40 and 60 square feet per basal area. Basal area is a measurement used to determine the density of trees per acre. Land that falls into the 40-60 basal range has 40 to 60 average-sized (13.5 inches in diameter at the base) pine trees per acre. To create even better and more varied habitats for turkeys, you should offer differing age classes of forests and early-successional areas and make prescribed burning a big part of your management plan. Harvest pine trees on a different section of your land on a 10-year cycle so that after a few decades, the property consists of several sections with trees of varying sizes (ages). Early-succession habitat can be achieved on plantation-cut areas with a 40-60 basal count, because the trees are spaced out enough for sunlight to penetrate the forest floor, where frequent fire enables new growth of succulent woody ornamentals, native wiregrass and goldenrod. It also is important to keep any hardwood hammocks, drains, ravines, bottoms, wetlands and other unique habitats intact and free from timbering. Hardwoods are an essential element of wild turkey management. Thick hardwood lowlands provide travel corridors that turkeys and deer use extensively. If theres not any water on the property and you have the financial means to do so, dig a pond. Turkeys, as well as all other critters, need water to drink; so if you have that, then you have yet one more piece of the turkey-management puzzle. Buffer strips of native grasses and woody ornamentals should be left unmowed. Hens require this thick understory cover for nesting. When possible, prescribed burning should be applied that allows for a low, woody component to be scattered throughout most of the timber stands. Periodically lengthening your burning rotations will give you this desired effect and help provide suitable nesting habitat. In Florida, most hens begin to lay their eggs in late March or early April, but the nesting season can extend through June. After all the eggs are laid, they take about 25 days to hatch. Therefore, if you can, you may want to limit burning or mowing of preferred nesting habitat through August. Good brood habitat should hold food in the form of seeds, insects (an invaluable protein source) and tender, new-growth vegetation for young poults to feed upon throughout the summer. It should consist of 1to 3-foot-tall grass and weeds open enough to enable the young poults to move about, yet dense enough to provide cover from predators. There is great interest nationally in the planting of food plots for wildlife, including for turkeys. Within extensive closed-off canopy forested areas, food plots and/or game feeders are essential to keeping turkeys on your property. Where an open forest structure is maintained by adequate timber thinning and the use of fire, such supplemental feeding is not as necessary because there is enough natural browse vegetation on which game can feed. Food plots are a lot more cost-effective at feeding game than using feeders on moderate-sized pieces of property. In cases of smaller tracts, perhaps where food plots cant be utilized because the landscape is all lowland and you have a closed canopy, game feeders filled with corn or soybeans are your only option for attracting turkeys. Once the decision has been made to create food plots, you need to know where to put them, how big and what shape to make them and what to plant. The best ones are long and narrow rectangular shapes that follow the contour of the land. When possible, create food plots where the length (longest part) runs east to west. That way, the planted crops will receive the most direct sunlight. For tips on food plots, go to your local IFAS Extension office or visit edis.ifas.ufl.edu /ag140. Q Tony Young has years of experience managing turkeys, deer and timber on private properties in the Panhandle. 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6B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & PUZZLES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 DEAR ABBY: My husband, Dan, and I are in our early 30s and have been married five years. Hes bright, sweet, outgo-ing and very good-looking. He is in excellent shape and works out at the gym daily. Dan has become friendly with a group of men at the gym. Like him, they are all good-looking and in tip-top shape. They are also gay. One guy in particular, Harry, has become quite close to my husband. He often jokes about recruiting Dan and comments on Dans popu-larity with the boys. My work requires that I travel frequently, and Dan has been going out with Harry to gay bars where he gets hit on often. I can tell he likes the atten-tion. I should also mention that Dan seems to be con-siderably less interested in sex lately. I hate to think of my husband alone and lonely while Im away, but his going to gay bars every night is beginning to worry me. If I say any-thing to him about it, he guilt-trips me about my travel. Is it normal for a straight man to seek out the company of gay men? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. -GAY-FRIENDLY IN N.Y.C. DEAR GAY-FRIENDLY: It is unusual for a straight man to frequent gay bars. But would you feel better if Dan was going to straight bars every night and being hit on by women while youre away? Your greater concern, in my opinion, should be his change in pattern of behavior. If Dan is less interested in sex with you than he has been, then you need to find out why. I have always favored the direct approach. The person you should be dis-cussing this with is your husband. When you do, be frank but not accusa-tory, and do not allow him to divert the conversation by making you feel guilty about your business travel. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: Im moving soon from Florida to New York. I have a 16-year-old Chihuahua named Pedro who is not in good health. Im torn about what to do. Should I take him with me, or have him put to sleep? I am an animal lover and have always had pets, but this is the first time I have ever had this problem. Im renting a truck and will be driving up to New York. Some say the stress will be too much for Pedro. Hes a little fighter, but at his age, I dont know how he will handle cold weath-er. He has lived in Florida his whole life. What do you think? Im asking every-ones opinion. -LEAVING THE SUNSHINE STATE DEAR LEAVING: You say Pedro is a fighter -well, give him a fighting chance. He could surprise you and make it through next winter and sev-eral after that. However, although you are asking everyones opinion, the one that should carry the most weight is Pedros vet-erinarian. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: My family has been having a debate over the issue of how the name Jeanne is pronounced. They think it is pronounced Jean-nee, while I am certain its pronounced the same as Jean. Could you please help us with the cor-rect pronunciation? -A DOVER, N.H., READER DEAR READER: The name Jeanne can be pronounced either way, depending upon the Jeannes preference. In my case, it has always been pronounced Jean-nee. However, if the namecaller is French, it might be pronounced Jahne, with a very soft J -like Zsa-Zsa. ** ** ** Good advice for everyone -teens to seniors -is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It. To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Add excitement to your life. Engage in activi-ties that enable you to make friends or partner with someone who is diverse, entertaining and interested in the same top-ics, events and activities as you are. Love is on the rise. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put extra effort into your job. Check your work to make sure you havent deviated from the require-ments you were given. Sticking to whats expect-ed of you and finishing on time will be what draws attention and prompts advancement. +++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Check out your options before making a commitment. Socializing with established individu-als will enable you to work toward your goals and change the way others view who you are and what you are capable of contrib-uting. Love is in the stars. +++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont cause a scene. A little honest input and a creative contribution will help you complete whats unfinished. Dont let emo-tions take over, leaving you vulnerable to giving in to someone or something you dont agree with. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change will do you a world of good. A short trip or spending time with some-one who fascinates you will lead to a better atti-tude and progress in your personal life. Make a com-mitment that will improve your lifestyle. Love is high-lighted. ++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Finish what you start. You will be judged on your ability to do the right thing in the shortest amount of time. An unusual con-tractual agreement will make you question your direction. Get all the facts before you make a move. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Go about making the alterations in your life that will improve your personal position. Getting a differ-ent perspective on some-thing youve been work-ing toward will help you change your plans to bet-ter suit your needs. Love is in the stars. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put more effort into home and family, and make the changes needed to stabilize your personal life. A creative idea will be well-received. A move or lifestyle change will help you connect with people who have something to offer professionally. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Dont trust someone who is trying to push you in a different direction. You will face uncertainty when it comes to a partnership that may need to be re-evaluated. Consider your options and choose your direction. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Size up your situation and address the issues you need to control. Expect someone to make a last-minute change that has the potential to ruin your plans. Accept the inevitable, but stay on course and you will benefit in the end. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): A money deal or making a wise move that will reduce your overhead or make your place more comfortable should be looked at carefully. Its up to you to decide what changes you need to make to achieve the happiness you deserve. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Opportunity knocks, but you have to open the door. Dont let a personal relationship dictate what you can or cannot do pro-fessionally. You have to go where the action is if you want to take advantage of whats being offered. +++ THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Wife on the road grows uneasy with mans barhopping habits Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Puzzle Solutions on the next page
LAKE CITY REPORTER PUZZLES & COMICS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 7B DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CELEBRITY CIPHER CLASSIC PEANUTS PUZZLE ANSWERS
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Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 Legal**OFFICIAL** N O TI C E O F G E N E R AL E LE C TI O N I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that a GENERALELECTION will be held in CO-LUMBIACounty, State of Florida, on the SIXTH day of NOVEMBER, 2012, A.D., to fill or retain the fol-lowing offices:President and Vice-PresidentUnited States SenatorRepresentative in CongressState Attorney: Judicial Circuit 3Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 3State SenatorState RepresentativeSupreme Court: Retention of Three JusticesFirst District Court of Appeal: Re-tention of Four JudgesCircuit Judge, Third Judicial Circuit: Groups 2, 3 and 5Clerk of the Circuit CourtSheriffProperty AppraiserTax CollectorSuperintendent of SchoolsSupervisor of ElectionsSchool Board: Districts 2 and 4County Commissioner: Districts 1, 3 and 5Santa Fe Soil and Water Conserva-tion District: Groups 1, 2, 3 and 505531339March 23, 2012April 6, 2012 AGRICREDITACCEPTANCELLC will offer the following repos-sessed equipment for sale to the highest bidder for cash plus applica-ble sales tax. Equipment: Deawoo-FL450-C Skid Steer, S/N: AL05088. Date of sale: Friday-April 13, 2012. Time of Sale: 9:00 A.M. Place of sale: Suwannee Equipment, 3869 US Hwy 129 North, Live Oak, FL. Equipment can be inspected at place of sale. The equipment will be sold AS IS, without warranty. We reserve the right to bid. For further informa-tion please contact Dick Wilson (484) 919-2169 Cell, Reference Number 897966.05531606March 30, 2012April 6, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONCASE NO. 12-32-CPIN RE: The Estate of GEORGIAE. SKAPER,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of GEORGIAE. SKAPER, deceased, whose date of death was September 19, 2011, and whose Social Security Number is XXX-XX-2670, is pend-ing in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Columbia County Courthouse, Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056-2069. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below.All creditors of Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTYDAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of Decedent and other persons having claims or de-mands against Decedents estate, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AF-TER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER DECE-DENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is April 6, 2012.JANICE IRWINPersonal Representative 290 SE Fantasy GlenLake City, Florida 3202402500076April 6, 13, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: FORTWHITE AUTOMOTIVE gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 4/19/12, 8:00 am at 8493 SWUS Hwy 27, Fort White, Fl. 32038, pur-suant to subjection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. FORTWHITE AU-TOMOTIVE reserves the right to ac-cept or reject and and/or all bids.1G4CU5315P16455221993 BUICK05531824April 6, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2010-CA-000262WELLS FARGO BANK, N.APlaintiff,v.NANETTE R. CHILDS A/K/ANA-NETTE CHILDS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NANETTE R. CHILDS A/K/ANANETTE CHILDS; UNKNOWN TENANT1; UNKNOWN TENANT2; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendant(s), who (is/are) not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants;Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment dated March 12,2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, described as:LOT11 OF GLENWOOD, ASUB-DIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.a/k/a 311 HUMBLE STREET, LAKE CITY, FL32025at public sale on 4/25/2012, to the highest bidder for cash, at the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, Flori-da 32055, in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes, using the following method:At the COLUMBIACounty Court-house, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, in CO-LUMBIACounty, Florida 32055, beginning at 11:00 a.m., on the pre-scribed date.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Lake City, Florida, this 13 day of March, 2012.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkNOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DIS-ABILITIES: IF YOU ARE APER-SON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNOTCOSTTO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACTNANCYNYDAM ATROOM 205, COLUMBIACOUN-TYCOURTHOUSE, P.O. BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL32056, (904)758-2163; SUNCOM 839-2163, WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPTOF THIS NO-TICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL(904)758-2139.02500046March 30, 2012April 6, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 11-593 CATD BANK, N.A., as successor by merger with CAROLINAFIRSTBANK, as successor by merger with MERCANTILE BANK, as successor by merger with CNB NATIONALBANK,Plaintiff,vs.COOK REALESTATE INVEST-MENTS, INC., et al.,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated 3/19/2012 entered in Civil Case No. 11-593-CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein TD BANK, N.A., is Plain-tiff and COOK REALESTATE IN-VESTMENTS, INC., et al., are De-fendant(s).I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the Columbia County Court-house 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Courtroom 1, Lake City, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00 oclock a.m. on the 20 of June, 2012 the fol-lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment to wit:Lots 3,4,& 5, Block D, of HOL-LINGSWORTH ESTATES, accord-ing to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 122, of the Public Records of Columbia County, Flori-da.Street Address: vacant landAny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 20 day of March, 2012.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of Circuit CourtBy: B. Scippio Deputy Clerk 02500059March 30, 2012April 6, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 11-629-CAFIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the Unit-ed States of America, f/k/a FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,vs,DANIELI. MCKINLEYand WEN-DYR. MCKINLEYand COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, ETAL,Defendants,NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE is hereby given that P.DEWITTCASON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, will on the 16 day of May, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Columbia County Courthouse, Courtroom 1, 173 N.E Hernando Avenue, in the City of Lake City, Florida 32055, of-fer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described proper-ty situated in Columbia County, Florida, to-wit:Lot 34 of Price Creek Landing, ac-cording to the plat thereof as record-ed In Plat Book 5, Pages 98-98A, of the public records of Columbia County, FloridaPursuant to the final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pend-ing in said court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 11-629-CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 22 day of March, 2012.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaB. ScippioBy: Deputy Clerk02500062March 30, 2012April 6, 2012 REQUESTFORCOMMENTSEnvironmental AssessmentWarmouth Pond and Double Pit PondFire Support and Habitat Enhance-mentOsceola National ForestOsceola Ranger DistrictColumbia County, Florida Pursuant to 36 CFR 215, District Ranger Ivan Green requests com-ments on the proposed project listed above. We have completed the Envi-ronmental Assessment (EA) to con-sider improvements to two ponds, Warmouth Pond and Double Pit Pond, to enhance recreational fishing opportunities and to maintain water levels for use as a water supply for fire control. These ponds are located in the south central area of the Os-ceola Forest just off of Forest Road 263 and just north of Interstate 10. Proposed activities would include deepening the ponds, re-working pond edges, and removing over-grown shrubs and trees around pond edges to improve public access. Cop-ies of the EAare available by con-tacting Cynthia Thompson at the Os-ceola National Forest District Office at 386-752-2577, ext. 4511, or the EAcan be viewed on the National Forests in Florida website http://www .fs.fed.us/r8/florida/osceola/resources/projects Comments concerning this proposed action must be postmarked or received within 30 days beginning the day after publica-tion of this notice in the Lake City Reporter. The date of this publica-tion is the exclusive means for deter-mining the timing of the 30-day comment period, which includes Sat-urdays, Sundays, and Federal holi-days. However, if the 30-day period ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or Fed-eral holiday, comments will be ac-cepted until the end of the next Fed-eral working day (11:59 p.m.). Only those who submit timely comments or otherwise express interest in the proposed project will be accepted as appellants. Comments can be sent by regular mail to Ivan Green, District Ranger, Osceola National Forest, 24875 U.S. Highway 90, Sanderson, FL32087. Oral or hand-delivered comments must be received at the Osceola Ranger District Office, 11 miles east of Lake City, Florida on U.S. Highway 90 within our normal business hours of 7:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m, Monday through Friday. Addi-tional information may be obtained at this address, or you may call (386) 752-2577. Comments may be mailed electronically to our office, in a com-mon digital format, at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org In accordance with 36 CFR 215, individuals or or-ganizations wishing to be eligible to appeal must provide the following information:1) Your name and address.2) Title of the Proposed Action.3) Comments or other expression of interest on the proposed action, along with supporting reasons that the Re-sponsible Official should consider in reaching a decision.4) Your signature or other means of identification verification. For or-ganizations, a signature or other means of identification verification must be provided for the individual authorized to represent your organi-zation.5) Those using electronic means may submit a scanned signature. Other-wise another means of verifying the identity of the individual or organi-zational representative may be neces-sary for electronically submitted comments or comments received by telephone.6) Individual members of an organi-zation must submit their own com-ments to meet the requirements of appeal eligibility; comments re-ceived on behalf of an organization are considered as those of the organi-zation only.05531833April 6, 2012 100Job Opportunities05531717Now Hiring Assistant Manager Experienced in restaurant operations and delivering on quality, with 2-4 years of supervisory experience in either a food service or retail environment, must be able to maintain Excellent Operations. Competitive salary, based on experience, plus benefits. Apply on-line for Lake City, Florida at www .tacobell.com/careers 05531784The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper seeks an organized and outgoing person to join our classified sales team. This person must be self-motivated with computer skills and possess a great personality. Sales experience a plus. Will train the right person. Competitive salary package plus benefits. Please email resume to Josh Blackmon, Advertising Director at: jblackmon@lakecityr epor ter .com 05531831Administrative Assistant Experienced in QuickBooks, Bookkeeping, MS Word Excel, type min. 50 wpm. Salary based on qualification. Send resume in confidence to fax: 386-758-5987 or email email@example.com 05531837NOWHIRING Assistant Managers, Cashiers & Baggers forHigh Springs fruit & gift stores. Apply in Person at Florida Citrus Center(Chevron) 18603 NWCR 236, High Springs (exit 404 & I-75) 1 TEMPORARYFarm Worker Needed. Employer: Kenneth Compton Irvington, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Row Crop Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/12/2012 01/15/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449128. 10 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Harry Lee Morris Shelbyville, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/20/2012 02/20/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-7559026 and reference job order #KY0449517. 2 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: AWGR, LLC Owensboro, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop, Greenhouse/Nursery Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/16/2012 12/22/2012. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449496. 2 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Paul Mann Crittenden, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/20/2012 01/31/2013. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0450023.05531853Drivers Exp. Tanker. Great Pay! Regional/Linehaul. *No Layoffs* Full Benefits. CDL-Aw/H&T, Dbls. Good MVR. www.drive4sbi.com Paul: 800-826-3413 100Job Opportunities2 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Roy Stephenson Petersburg, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Vegetable Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/15/2012 01/31/2013. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449388. 2 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Michael Brown Princeton, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Row Crop Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/22/2012 12/15/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0450179. 2 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Anderson Victory Haven Training Center LLC Lexington, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop & Greenhouse/Nursery Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/22/2012 03/17/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449683. 25 TEMPORARYFarm Workers needed. Employer: Lee Childress Farms, LLC Lucedale, MS. Row Crop and Vegetable Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/22/12 09/20/12. Wage of $9.30/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #MS50592. 3 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: John Allison New Castle, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Row Crop Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/21/2012 03/10/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0450090. 3 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: David Chappell Sparta, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/23/2012 01/30/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0448853.05531810TEACHER (FLOATER)(HS FTWhite/Branford/Mayo) 10 month HS Diploma/GED, Age appropriate child development associate (CDA) or equivalent credential required; three years of classroom experience working with preschool age of children preferred. 5 Hour Literacy Course as required by DCF, Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, Must pass physical and DCF background screening requirements, Current First Aid/CPR preferred. Apply in person at 236 SWColumbia Ave or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org g (386-754-2222). ADVERTISE YOUR Job Opportunities in the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Enhance Your Ad with Your Individual Logo For just pennies a day. Call today, 755-5440.
9B LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDFRIDAY& SATURDAY, APRIL6-7, 2012 Sell Your Vehicle, Motorcycle or Watercraft To Get Your Vehicle Sold, Call Mary (386) 755-5440 Bring the picture in or wewill take it for you!If you dont sell your vehicle during the first 10 days, you can run the same vehicle ad for 10 additional days for only $16.00 s9OURADRUNSCONSECUTIVEDAYSWITHADESCRIPTIONANDPHOTOs9OUMUSTINCLUDEVEHICLEPRICEs!LLADSAREPREPAIDs0RIVATEPARTYONLY 4ERMSANDCONDITIONSREMAINTHE SAMEFORTHEADDITIONALRUN 10 DaysONLY$42 2006 EF250 Ford Van3/4 ton, metal work shelves/ladder rack, 60K miles, exc. cond.$10,500Call386-623-9026 Sample Ad Enjoy the peace and quiet, surounded by privacy of 2.36 acres this home has lots of room to roam. Home features 3brs/2ba has formal living room, dining room, large den with fireplace, Florida room with lots of windows and overlooking a beautiful back yard. Large kitchen with a breakfast area and lots of cabinets. Craft room which could be a 4th bedroom. Double car garage and a double car carport. Garage has lots of built in cabinets for storage. So much to see. MLS # 80206 $172,000 BANK SAYS SELL!!! 625 SW Fairway Drive. This brick 5br/3ba home in the county club has a lot of potential with some TLC. Home is on the golf course. Built in 1973 and has approx. 2,350 sq. ft. Double garage Listed below appraiasal value. $99,000 MLS# 80072 THE DARBY-ROGERS CO.www.c21darbyrogers.comCall Deborah MylesBroker-Associate386-719-1224 Sunday Noon4 P.M.309 NW Bridgewater Terrace, Cobblestone Estates, newer custom built 4/3 w/granite, hardwood, replaces, wood trim through-out. $424,000. #23764029 Forsalebyowner.comCall Owner 386-965-0189 Like New AccordV6, sun roof, spoiler, etc. 38,000 mi., 1 owner, garage kept, full warranty.$19,500Call386-752-1364 or 386-965-4340 2005 Ford F350 Crew Cab4x4 Lariat PU, 6.0 diesel, 127k mi., leather interior, very nice, Ft. White.$19,500 OBOCall954-649-1037 100Job Opportunities4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: A& M Farms, LLC Mayfield, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Greenhouse/Nursery, & Row Crop Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/26/2012 01/11/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0450210. 4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Williamson Farms LLC Hopkinsville, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/21/2012 12/31/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449640. 4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Jeffersons Farm LLC Augusta, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco & Straw/Hay Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/25/2012 02/09/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449672. 5 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Phillip Arvin Pembroke, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Row Crop Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/15/2012 12/10/2013. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0448881. 5 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Daryl Perkins, Owenton, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop & Greenhouse/Nursery Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 06/01/2012 01/15/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0450295. 6 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Asa Phillips Glencoe, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco & Greenhouse/Nursery Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/12/2012 01/30/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-7559026 and reference job order #KY0448636. 8 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Langley Farms LLC Shelbyville, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco Production, including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 05/16/2012 01/15/2013. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order #KY0449992. Commercial Driver Class Afor OTR employment with local company. Volvo 780 with reefer trailer. Expd reqd. Absolutely clean record. Call for interview, Trava Bros LLC (386) 854-1400. 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 100Job OpportunitiesAgricultural Manufacturing Rep Needed 35 year Company Needs Sales & Manufacturing Rep. ImmediateOpening! Company Requires a minimum of Five (5) years experience in Sales to area farmers and/or agricultural dealers as well as background in fertilizer and/or plant nutrition. Training period at company headquarters is required. Pay is Base Salary, mileage, travel expenses & commissions on paid sales. Remit Resume to: email@example.com No Phone Calls Accepted! BARTENDER NEEDED Experienced & Dependable, Must have your own phone & car. 386-752-2412 CDLClass A Truck Driver Flatbed or Van exp. for F/TSE area. 3 years exp or more. Medical benefits offered. Contact Melissa or Sandy@ 386-935-2773 CDLDrivers Wanted, dedicated routes, Target Account, Out of Lake City, FL Call Willie 229-630-0021 CLASS-ACDL Flatbed Drivers Home on the weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to Own-No Money Down CALL: 1-888-880-5916 EXPERIENCED GROOMER Needed, must have transportation, equipment & references, Apply in person at 872 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, FL FULLTIME Delivery Driver for Medical Equipment, Exp. Required. Send reply to Box 05076, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 3205605531811LEAD TEACHER (HS Lake City) 10 month Minimum associate degree in early childhood education or related field AND three years of classroom experience working with preschool-age children required; 40 hour introductory child care training; 5 Hour Literacy Course, Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, Must pass physical and DCF background screening requirements. Apply in person at 236 SW Columbia Ave or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org g (386-754-2222). 120Medical Employment05531830Medical Billing Several years of experience in medical insurance coding & billing required. Salary based on qualification. Send resume in confidence to fax: 386-758-5987 or email email@example.com 05531876UFLake City CardiovascularCenterWanted Certified and Experienced Medical Assistant to work both the front and back office of this small cardiology practice. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. An Equal Opportunity Institution Drug-Free Workplace Entry-level Counselor for substance abuse program in Baker C. I., BAor BS no exp. needed or 2 yrs. exp. w/no deg., M-F day shift F/T, $27,000 to start, E-mail resume to email@example.com fax to 850-873-6417 QUALIFIED LIVEIN CAREGIVER for husband & wife, nice home in country Call 386-454-4091 140Work Wanted I am a Private Duty Caregiver seeking clients. Cert CNA, HHA. 25 yrs exp. 24 hr/7 days. 386-4667684 Ask for Ms. Gilliard, lv mess 240Schools & Education05531665Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class-04/16/12 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-05/07/12 LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies FREE TO GOOD HOME Male Cat, salt & pepper, house trained, very affectionate. Call 386-365-7360. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 408Furniture Antique Duncan Phyfe Large China Cabinet, Server & Table with 4 chairs, refinished, good cond., $1,350 OBO, 386-590-1206 420Wanted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. SMALLSCOOTER LIFTER/CARRIER, Call 386-754-0813 Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $300 & up CASH! Free Pick Up! NO title needed !386-878-9260 After 5pm 386752-3648. 430Garage Sales FINALESTATE SALE, Fri. 4/6 & Sat. 4/7, 8-2, 2017 CR 252, off Hwy 441 S., Garage, household & furn., follow signs.386-288-7355. FRI. 4/6 & SAT. 4/7, 8-5 p.m., 552 NWClubview Cir, off Hwy 90 W& Commerce Blvd., good stuff/antiques. Follow signs. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT. 4/7, 7-?, 570 SWNursery Rd, off Branford Hwy, kids clothes, household items, books, toys, lots of misc. Follow signs. 440Miscellaneous 4.3 MIO Moou 310 GPS, In original box, all adapter etc. $65 OBO Call 386-984-7510 G orgeous C asablanca Wedding Gown, Size 10, runs small, long train & veil, strapless, $350 OBO, Call 386-590-1206 WINDOWUNIT AIR CONDITIONER 15,000 BTU $200.00 Call 386-397-2952 WINDOWUNIT AIR CONDITIONER 12,000 BTU $125.00 Call 386-397-2952 WINDOWUNIT AIR CONDITIONER 6,000 BTU $75.00 Call 386-397-2952 630Mobile Homes forRent3 BR/2 BA, completely refurbished, appliances furnished, $775 month. & $775 deposit 386-752-7578 Country Living, 16 Wide, 3bdrm,$550.mo. Very clean, NO PETS! Refs & dep reqd. 386-758-2280 FOR RENTDWMH 3 BR, 2 Baths on 5 Acres off Branford Hwy, Fenced, $750 mo. 386-752-2394 630Mobile Homes forRentFURNISHED, SWMH, 2 BR/2 BA, $450 mo., 1st, last + $100 sec. dep. Pets welcome, Call 352-222-2545 640Mobile Homes forSaleJACOBSEN HOMES Factory Outlet Prices! New 2012, 3/2 Double $39,900 and New 4/2 Double Only $49,900. Both inc Del-Set-AC-Skirt & Steps. North Pointe Gainesville. Call for Pre-Approval (352)872-5566 Palm HarborHomes New Home Stimulus $5k for your used mobile home Any condition! 800-622-2832 ext. 210 Used Home Specials! Like New 2007 16X80, 3/2, $24,630 AND like New 2005 28X44, $22,675. Both homes must be moved. Dealer move and et prices available or you pick up. North Pointe Mobile Home Gainesville, Fl (352)872-5566 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05531301WINDSONG APTSBest deal in town FREE afterschool care Call fordetails!386-758-8455 2BR/1.5 BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $550. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351/352-208-2421 Brandywine Apartments Now Renting 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave. Equal housing Opportunity TDD Number 1-800-955-8771 BRANFORD VILLAS 386-935-2319 2br/1ba Apts. Now available. $570. mo. TDD number 1-800-955-8771. Equal Housing Opportunity Great area Wof I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups, patio, $600-750 + Sec. 386-965-3775 or 965-5560 NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3/2, CH/A. all appliances, fenced, carport New carpet. $850 mo, 1st, last, sec. 560 SE St Johns St. 386-697-8893 or 305-962-2666. 3br/1.5ba. Very clean, Block great area. CH/A& indoor laundry. Carport & Fenced (privacy) back yard. $800. mo $800. dep. (941)920-4535 CUTE & CONVENIENT 2brApartment. Close to downtown. $485. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 750Business & Office RentalsCOMMERCIALPROPERTY FOR LEASE, 15,000 Sq. ft.,with office area, $1,800 month. Call 386-438-8555 750Business & Office Rentals05531577OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth900 sq' $600/mth 3568 sq' $2973/mth8300 sq' $5533/mth also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 Midtown Commercial Center, Suite w/warehouse. Call Vicki or Joe 386-935-2832. 790Vacation Rentals Horseshoe Beach RVLot. Nice corner Lot with shade trees. $295. mo Water/electric included 386-235-3633 or 352-498-5986 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale Live on a Golf Course. 3/2 brick on 1/2 ac. Formal living, dining & family room. 2 car garage. Reduced $119,900, 386-984-5217 LOCATED IN Nice Retirement Community (Eastside Subdv.). House rebuilt in 2011, all new features. Comes fully furnished, ready to move in. 2 BR/1 BA, 1 car garage, $65,000 FIRM!, 775-537-1960 820Farms & AcreageOwner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. 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10B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVERTISEMENT FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 6-7, 2012 SPRINT CUP POINTS 1. Greg Biffle226; Leader2. Dale Earnhardt Jr.220; behind -63. Tony Stewart214; behind -124. Matt Kenseth 214; behind -125. Kevin Harvick214; behind -126. Martin Truex Jr.214; behind -127. Denny Hamlin 210; behind -168. Ryan Newman202; behind -249. Clint Bowyer192; behind -3410. Jimmie Johnson189; behind -37 Major-league NASCAR racing returnsto Rockingham,N.C.,in two weeks,asthe Camping World Truck Series runs the Good Sam Road Assistance Carolina 200at Rockingham Speedway,the track that host-ed 78 races for NASCARs elite Cup divisionbut was shuttered after its race dates weremoved elsewhere. From Curtis Turners comeback win after a long suspension in the tracks first Cup racein 1965 to Matt Kenseths thrilling victoryover then-rookie Kasey Kahne in the final onein February of 2004,the one-mile track wasknown for its exciting and competitive races.The track usually had two or three grooves,and its rough racing surface meant tire wearwas often a factor. Unfortunately,in the end,it also struggled to draw fans.Many attributed the empty seatsto the tracks race dates,which often saw cold,crowd-killing temperatures. But the track has new life,thanks to current owner Andy Hillenburg,a former driverwho made his first career Cup start at thetrack he now owns. Ironically,Rockinghams final Cup race was considered by many to be about as good asNASCAR racing gets.It produced the kind ofdrama that puts spring in the step of racingpromoters and fans. In the 2004 Subway 400,Matt Kenseth led as the laps wound down.His closest chal-lenger was Kahne,running in Cup for just thesecond time and driving the No.9 Dodge thatBill Elliott had driven to victory atRockingham the previous fall,beating JimmieJohnson for his 44th career victory.Elliott,who began his Cup career at the Rock andnow runs a partial schedule,has not wonagain in Cup. The late-race drama ratcheted up a few notches with 40 laps to go.Kenseth and Kahne pulled onto pit road only to see the cau-tion flag fly for a spin by Robby Gordon. Although it appeared that the leaders would be caught a lap down,under NASCARs then-new scoring system that froze the field whenthe caution was displayed,they retained theirspots,over the vocal objections of third-run-ning Jamie McMurray and his team. Then,when the green flag was displayed, Kenseth sprinted away,while Kahne andMcMurray had to race the lapped car drivenby Kenseths teammate at the time,MarkMartin. Kahne finally cleared Martin and chased down Kenseth.As the two drove off Turn Fourfor the final time at Rockingham,they wereside-by-side in a virtual dead heat,and thecrowd was on its feet. Kahne was closing fast,but Kenseth prevailed by a mere .01 seconds. I was holding on for dear life,Kenseth said that day.It was another great Rockinghammoment for the driver,who also got his firstcareer Nationwide victory at Rockingham in1998 via a last-lap bump-and-run pass ofTony Stewart and clinched his Cup champi-onship there in 2003. There have been a lot of really cool things that have happened for us at Rockingham,Kenseth said in an interview session atMartinsville Speedway last week.Its a greattrack It was a fun track,and one of the firsttracks I actually went to and watched aNationwide race. It looks so high-banked and fast,but it would get really slick like a little short track,and it was really a fun and challenging trackto drive. Jeff Burton,who has both a Cup and Nationwide victory at Rockingham,said heconsidered entering the truck race,but decidedagainst it.Still,he predicts fans will get a taste of old-style Rockingham racing.Theywill leave Rockingham loving it,he said.Itsone of the coolest race tracks we ever ran on.It was hard,and it was really,really tough You would take off and have new tires on and you would feel like Richard Petty,and afew laps later you would feel like you hadnever been on a race track before in your life.You would change lines and you would be ontop of the track,you would be on the bottom,and it was a lot of fun when things were goingwell There will be a lot more fans once they leave there. And those fans will get to see if Kahne can make up for that defeat back in 2004.Heplans to fly in from the Saturday night Cuprace at Texas and take over a TurnerMotorsports truck that will be qualified byBrad Sweet. I have always liked racing at Rockingham,he said.Ive always enjoyedsliding around at that track.Im pretty excitedto be able to go back there and race. NOTEBOOK Crash clears way for NewmanThose NASCAR fans who have been waiting for a slam-bang finish to a Sprint Cup race gottheir wish at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. In the closing laps,Jeff Gordon had passed his teammate Jimmie Johnson for the lead andwas poised to deliver car owner Rick Hendrickhis 200th Cup win.But just as Gordon took thelead,the caution flag flew for David Reutimann,whose No.10 Chevrolet had stalled on thetrack. On the restart,Clint Bowyer made it threewide with Gordon and Johnson going into TurnOne,setting off a crash that took all three ofthem out of contention for the win and openingthe door for Ryan Newman,who had taken twofresh tires during the final caution period,to getthe victory. It capped a big comeback for Newman,who fell a lap behind early in the race because of apenalty for speeding on pit road. We were not a dominant race car today,but we put ourselves in contention,Newman said.The way the strategy and everything workedout,coming in for two tires and Clint [Bowyer]kind of clearing out Turn One for us,we werefortunate to be in the right place at the righttime. Newmans crew chief Tony Gibson said he wasnt surprised to see his driver bolt into thelead when it counted. He drove a great race all day long,never gave up,Gibson said.Like I told you a milliontimes,you put him somewhere near the frontwith 10 [laps] to go,look out,hes going to havea shot to win it. Reutimann came under fire from several drivers for stopping on the track,but he said hewas simply trying to get as many points as pos-sible.His car is the same one driven by DanicaPatrick,and one of his goals is to keep the carin the top 35 in car owner points and therebyguaranteed a starting spot for upcoming races.Despite his efforts,the No.10 is now 36th in thecar owner standings,one point away from aguaranteed berth.Initial success eludes KahneWhen Kasey Kahne and his longtime crew chief Kenny Francis took over the No.5Chevrolet team at Hendrick Motorsports,manygarage insiders expected immediate success. But as the Sprint Cup Series enters the Easter break,Kahne is off to a frustratingly badstart,with driver mistakes and mechanicalgremlins relegating him to the 31st position inthe points standings and a best finish of 14th atAuto Club Speedway. His cars have been fast in practice and qualifying.At Martinsville,he started on the poleand ran strong,but his engine blew on Lap 256,leaving him with a 38th-place finish. I am upset that we havent run great this year,but we are great on Friday and Saturday,Kahne said.We were fast again today,and wehave the speed,so when its our time we will beready to take advantage of it.Townley addresses DUI chargeCamping World Truck Series driver John Wes Townley was back on the track at Martinsvillefor the first time since his arrest for DUI.Hemet with members of the media before practiceand took full responsibility for his actions. It reflected poorly upon my team,on my sponsors and everyone else and I want to sin-cerely apologize,he said.Its up to me movingforward to put this behind me and to make bet-ter decisions in the future and to really learnfrom this.I know that a lot of these words arereal easily spoken,but its actions in the futurethat Im going to be judged by. By RICK MINTER / Universal Uclick By RICK MINTER / Universal Uclick Storied North Carolina track reopens to NASCAR raci ng The NASCAR tire test at Rockingham Speedway on Marc h 6.(NASCAR Photo) Return to The Rock Return to The Rock NEXTUP... Race: OReilly Auto Parts 300 Where: Texas Motor Speedway When: April 13, 8:00 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN2 2011 Winner: Carl Edwards SPRINT CUP CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS NATIONWIDE SERIES Race: Good Sam Roadside Assist. 200 Where: Rockingham Speedway When: April 15, 12:30 p.m. (ET) TV: SPEED No 2011 race Race: Samsung Mobile 500 Where: Texas Motor Speedway When: April 14, 7:00 p.m. (ET) TV: FOX 2011 Winner: Matt Kenseth (right) NUMERICALLYSPEAKING Sprint Cup victories byJimmie Johnson in the past 34 races Laps led by CarlEdwards in Sprint Cup races this season Sprint Cup pointsseparating Jeff Gordon,21st in the stand-ings,and Jimmie Johnson,in10th place Drivers within fivepoints of Camping World Truck Series pointsleader John King (TimothyPeters -1,Justin Lofton -1,TyDillon -4)0 1 3 53 When Atlanta Motor Speedway president Ed Clark talks to SprintCup drivers,its a common occur-rence for those drivers to implorehim to leave his track as is.Althoughthe pavement at AMS is 20 yearsold,abrasive and bumpy,the driverssay thats the way they like it. But those drivers will have to deal with plenty of new pavement thisyear as Kansas Speedway,MichiganInternational Speedway and PoconoRaceway will be repaved,and thereapparently will be changes made tothe track at Bristol Motor Speedway. Denny Hamlin told reporters at Martinsville that hed like to seesome dialogue between track ownersand drivers before the paving crewsgo to work. I dont know who they talk to, honestly,Hamlin said of the trackowners planning to repave.I dontknow of any driver in my opinionthat would choose to repave anyrace track that we have over the oldsurface,even Phoenix. He said the racing eventually will be better on Phoenixs new pave-ment,but only after the racing sur-face ages. Phoenix is going to be a great race track down the road,and in fiveyears its going to have great racing,he said.Youre going to have two-wide and three-wide racing,its going to be great. Hamlin and most of his peers say old asphalt gives drivers and teamsmore options. Drivers have more in their hands when its an old surface;you canmake up more,he said.Its notabout track position. He said new pavement forces Goodyear to provide a harder tire,and that means lots of speed but lit-tle passing.The tires that we haveto run on a new surface are so hardthat its all about track position,hesaid.Its all about who stays out[during caution periods] and gets thetrack position ...just takes offbecause hes got the clean air. Nobody can pass him because everyone just chatters tires rightbehind him because he has no air Really,I dont know who ever would want to repave any track at any time.Unless its absolutelyfalling apart should you ever repavea track. He said the repave at Pocono could produce some really highspeeds. Whether its a softer tire or whether its a harder tire,ultimately,how fast you get through TurnThree is how fast youre going to godown the front straightaway. If its a grippy tire,we could be running 215 [miles per hour] goinginto [Turn One]. On the subject of paving,Matt Kenseth suggested that to get backto really old-school racing at Bristol,as fans have demanded,the racingsurface should be put back toasphalt,like it was before it waschanged to concrete,because of theloads placed on the surface by thehigh corner speeds. It seemed like way back in the old days everybody used to run thetop there,and some guys would beon the bottom,and it seemed like itwould make multiple grooves,hesaid.We certainly have multiplegrooves right now,although the pre-ferred groove is on the top,but thereare certainly multiple grooves thatwe never used to have,but I alwaysthought the old pictures,and all thatstuff from a blacktop Bristol,waspretty cool.Drivers lament need to repave old asphalt tracks Rockingham owner,and former driver, Andy Hillenburg. (NASCAR photo) Jeff Gordon crosses the finish line at AMSon September 6,2011.(NASCAR photo)