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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA standing room only crowd of more than 300 gathered at Florida Gateway College Tuesday afternoon for the ribbon cutting and dedication cer-emony for the schools new library and media center. The Wilson S. Rivers Library and Media Center officially opened with the passing of the last book, the Bible, to the new facil-ity following a dedication service that lasted close to 45 minutes. Its a dream come true to finally be able to open the new library and media center, said Dr. Chuck Hall, Florida Gateway College president. Weve waited so long to get into it and now were in here all we can think about is how we can use it to serve people, provide their needs and get them involved. Its really the library of the people and we want the people to come use it. Construction and work on the 38,707-square-foot facilty began in November 2009. The $8.5 milllion facility is the first new building on campus in nearly 20 years. Local officials, students, college trustees and resi-dents attended the service, which included library tours. Randy Hanna, Chancellor of the Florida College System, served as the events guest speaker and spoke about the history of the FGC campus and how the school has grown in the six-county area it serves, as well as the important role community plays in having a successful school. Community is an integral part of Florida Gateway College, he said. Hannas remarks were followed by comments from Ivan Arevalo, FGC Student Government President, who said the library will provide a ref-uge for students from their daily lives. Chuck Brannan, FGC Board of Trustees chair-man, provided the final comments as he spoke of the process to get the library built and its poten-tial impact on the commu-nity and FGC students. This place is both wired and wireless, he said. I hope it will become a con-fluence of academic life. Vol. 138 No. 60CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4A People .................. 2A Obituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 2BTODAY IN PEOPLEHelm in final stages of cancerCOMING THURSDAYLocal news roundup 78 59 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Hundreds gather for opening of FGC library TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterJim Morris, Florida Gateway College Executive Director o f Library and Community Services, carries the final book to be transferred from the old library to the new library and media center the Bible.TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterChuck Brannan (center with scissors), stands with Chambe r of Commerce representatives and Florida Gateway College officials as he cuts the rib bon officially opening the Wilson S. Rivers Library and Media Center Tuesday afternoon. More than 300 people attended the grand opening and dedication service. Lawmakers weigh in on redistrictingBreakfast sparks dialog with local delegation.By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comCommunity members got the chance to meet face-to-face with state and feder-al representatives Tuesday morning for the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce annual Legislative Breakfast. The breakfast is one of the Chambers mainstay spring events where elect-ed national and state offi-cials are invited to join a conversation with the com-munity, said Todd Wilson, Chamber president. The audience, gathered at the County Club at Lake City, was able to ask the elected officials questions. Sen. Charlie Dean, R-Inverness, said the main issue this year is redistrict-ing. Although the commit-tee started last summer, districts are not yet final-ized, he said. The senates second redistricting plan has not yet been approved by the Florida Supreme Court. The first plan was rejected last month by justices, cit-ing eight districts and dis-trict renumbering as being in violation. The court affirmed the House plan unanimously. Personally Im ready to get it over with, Dean LAURA HAMPSON/Lake City ReporterRep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City (right) talks to Donald Minshew, Wellborn Baptist Church senior pastor, after the Legislative Breakfast Tuesday at the Country Club at Lake City. Man jailed in string of AC theftsBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comAn OBrien man, arrested Friday, faces felony charges in connection with a string of residential air conditioner unit thefts in central Columbia County, according to information released by authorities Monday afternoon. Matthew Steven Thomas, 32, of 24454 County Road 49, OBrien, was arrested Friday and charged with four counts of grand theft, four counts of burglary and dealing in stolen property in connection with the case. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $180,000 bond. According to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, depu ties have been investigating sev eral air conditioner thefts from residences in central Columbia County. Sgt. Ed Seifert, Columbia County Sheriffs Office public information offi cer, said four of the thefts were similar in nature and deputies believed the same suspect was committing the thefts. The thefts occurred from April 4 April 13. Seifert said concerned citi zens worked closely with author ities to identify the suspects responsible for the thefts and based on their information, Lt. Pete Spurlock was able to find a location where the suspect dismantled air conditioner units. When Spurlock arrived at the location he discovered the suspect actively dismantling an air conditioner. Detective Jimmy Watson assisted in the investigation and learned that the suspect had been selling the stolen air conditioner parts to local secondary metals recyclers. Watson determined Thomas had stolen four air conditioner units from local homes. Thomas was arrested without inci dent around 5 p.m. Friday and taken to jail. We dont expect more arrests in the case, however, as the investiga tion moves forward there maybe more charges filed, Seifert said.Thomas Wanee Fest set to start at music parkBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThousands of music fans are expected to gather at the Suwannee Music Park north of Live Oak for the annual Wanee Festival this week from Thursday through Saturday. Headlining acts include the Allman Brothers Band, Furthur, Govt Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Buddy Guy, as well as doz ens of others. VIP tickets for the event have been sold out, but general admission tick ets are still available for $199.50 plus taxes and fees until Thursday, April 19 at 7:59 a.m. Price of admis sion increases to $229.50 plus taxes and fees at 8 a.m. Thursday. Music begins at 2:30 p.m. Thursday and continues into the early hours of the morning each day. Yoga is scheduled for 9 a.m. every morning. The festival will host a music workshop featur-ing Joma Kaukokens Fur Peace Ranch. Limited tick ets remain for this event. A community food drive has been organized by The Wanee Music Festival and Conscious Alliance. The alli ance is offering a free poster to anyone who donates 10 non-perishable food items. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.musicliveshere.com or call 386-364-1683. BREAKFAST contd on 3A
An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. CORRECTION The event referred to in Seduced by every river, on Page 1A of Tuesdays edition, took place in the Osceola National For est. The article indicated otherwise.PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays Actress Barbara Hale is 91. Actress Hayley Mills is 66. Actor James Woods is 65. Actor Rick Moranis is 59. Actress Melody Thomas Scott is 56. Actor Eric Roberts is 56. Actress Jane Leeves is 51. Talk show host Conan OBrien is 49. Actress Melissa Joan Hart is 36. Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is 33. AROUND FLORIDA Janitor finds body in Miami college bedroomKENDALL A janitor on his early-morning rounds found a body in a bathroom at Miami Dade College. College officials say a man in his 60s took a jog around the campus early Tuesday. He was found inside the bathroom, still in his running clothes. The Miami Herald reports a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crew could not revive the man. Police did not release his name. College officials sent out an email to notify students and faculty of a medical emergency that could cause some disruptions to class schedules and operations. Police say they are investigating, but foul play is not suspected.Principal accused of FCAT material tamperingMIAMI The principal of a Miami charter school has been accused of tampering with materials for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The Miami Herald reports Ramz Academy principal Julio Cabrera allegedly opened sealed test booklets, took handwritten notes on the questions and distributed study guides to teachers. School attorney Carmen Calzon says Cabrera, a teacher, and an employee charged with overseeing the tests administration have been suspended. Thousands of children across Florida are taking the annual reading and math assessment this week. The students at Ramz Academy in Miamis Little Havana will take the exam as soon as new test materials are available. Both Miami-Dade Public Schools and Ramz Academy have begun investigations to look into the alleged tampering.Man gets life in prison for fatal robberyJACKSONVILLE A northeast Florida man convicted of killing a former Marine during a robbery has been sentenced to life in prison. A Duval County judge sentenced 23-year-old Lucious Maurice Jackson on Monday. He was convicted last week of first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery. Authorities say Jackson was trying to rob Gregory Eugene Chisholm at a Jacksonville gas station in April 2010 when Chisholm threw a handful of change in his attackers face. Broward man charged with sending powderFORT LAUDERDALE Authorities say a South Florida man mailed envelopes containing a powdery substance to the Broward Sheriffs Office and the countys state courthouse. The U.S. Attorney Office in Miami announced Tuesday that 26-year-old Tarvess David Taylor has been charged with five counts of mailing hoax threats. He faces up to five years in prison for each charge. Officials say the sheriffs office had to be closed last October while HAZMAT teams responded to collect the powdery substance and ensure the safety of the facilities. It wasnt immediately clear if Taylor had an attorney.Appeals court upholds DUI case sentenceBRADENTON Authorities say an appellate court has refused to overturn the 10-year prison sentence for a Bradenton high school football coach who was convicted in a DUI crash that killed his best friend. The Bradenton HeraldTribune reports the Second District Court of Appeal in Lakeland upheld the sentence handed down by a circuit judge in Manatee County. John Hunter has been out on bail while the appeal was pending. Hunter was the football coach at Braden River High School when the crash happened in March 2009.State CFO says he is weighing Senate bidWEST PALM BEACH State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater says hes considering entering the Republican primary for Senate. Atwater tells The Palm Beach Post hes been asked by a number of people about entering the contest to take on Sen. Bill Nelson and hes going to consider it. Rep. Connie Mack, former Sen. George LeMieux and businessman Mike McCalister are already competing for the GOP nomination. Atwater is a former Florida Senate president who won the CFO job in 2010.4-year-old girl drowns at Central Florida resortLAKE BUENA VISTA Authorities say a 4-yearold girl drowned in a pool at the Lake Buena Vista Resort and Spa near Orlando. The Orange County Sheriffs Office says there were other people in and around the pool when the child was found unresponsive Monday night. CPR was performed, but she was pronounced dead after 9 p.m. Orlando television station WESH reports deputies dont suspect foul play. (AP)(Christ Crucified Is Gods Power and Wisdom)For the message of the cross is foolish ness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Helm in final stages of throat cancerWOODSTOCK, N.Y. Levon Helm, a former member of The Band, is in the final stages of his long battle with cancer. A message posted Tuesday on the 71-year-old musicians website by his family says Levon is in the final stages of his battle with cancer. Helm was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1998 and the illness reduced his voice to a whisper. But he still continued to sing on albums and at rollicking concerts at his Woodstock home. Helm was a key member of The Band and lent his distinctive Southern voice to classics like The Weight and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.Copper heiress jewelry brings in $21M at Christies auctionNEW YORK Signed pieces of Cartier and Tiffany jewelry belonging to a late Montana copper mining heiress have sold for nearly $21 million at a New York City auction. Christies said Tuesdays sale from the estate of Huguette Clark had caught the attention of collectors worldwide. The star of the collection, a rare pink cushion-cut 9-carat diamond ring, sold for nearly $16 million. The auction house had estimated the collection of 17 pieces would bring between $9 million to $12 million. The reclusive Clark was 104 when she died last year at New Yorks Beth Israel Medical Center.Bond novels to be reissued by American publisher AmazonNEW YORK James Bond has a new American publisher: Amazon. com. The online giant has acquired rights from the late Ian Flemings estate for North American rights to his classic spy novels in paper and e-book editions, including Dr. No and From Russia With Love. The books will be available from Amazon as of this summer. Independent stores and Barnes & Noble Inc. have usually declined to stock works published by Amazon, a top retail competitor.Universal Music wins union support to acquire EMILOS ANGELES Universal Music Group has won the qualified support of two North American artists unions for its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of the recorded music division of the U.K.s EMI Group Ltd. The unions gave their conditional backing in letters sent last week to the Federal Trade Commission. In their letters, SAG-AFTRA and the American Federation of Musicians said they would support the deal if there were adequate mechanisms to ensure that Universal complies with its commitment to re-invest in artist development. EMI is home to the recorded music of The Beatles, as well as American artists such as Norah Jones and The Smashing Pumpkins. Universal artists include Rihanna, Lady Gaga and U2. It has been wrenching to watch EMI wither as its former private equity owner Terra Firma cut costs, wrote Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, SAG-AFTRAs co-national executive director. She urged regulators to examine Universals commitments to artist development.Country star Jones postpones shows due to health issuesNASHVILLE, Tenn. George Jones needs more time to recover from a recent upper respiratory infection. The 80-year-old country music singer is postponing his upcoming shows on April 20 and 21 in Minnesota and South Dakota. A statement from Jones publicist, Kirt Webster, says doctors have advised Jones to continue resting at his Tennessee home for another week. The shows will be rescheduled. Jones was scheduled to perform Friday at Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center in Mahnomen, Minn. 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Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Wanted For: VOP Possession of Cocaine, Tampering with EvidenceWANTED AS OF 4/16/2012 CALL (386) 754-7099 OR SUBMIT A WEB TIP ATwww.columbiacrimestoppers.net Knockout Roses $1050Annuals & Perennials4 inch starting at 85Gallon starting at $3.95Most Shrubs starting at $6.95Loropetalum$8.503 gal. said. With public meetings and the ability to submit district maps online, the court cant say the citizens werent involved, he said. Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, said the House got redistricting right the first time and her district will now be more homogeneous, as it includes Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton and Baker counties. It looks like Im now queen of corrections alley, Porter said. And thats fine with me. Dean said he took a stand against the privatization of prisons. The bill that would have privatized 27 prisons in the state was defeated February in the Senate, where it divided Republicans. The House version of the bill died in appropriations committee in March. Dean said he thought it was wrong to privatize Floridas prisons and will continue to stand against it. North Florida residents especially would be hurt by privatizing prisons, he said. Sen. Steve Oelrich, R-Gainesville, said he voted against the privatized prison bill because he is not willing to farm out prisons under the guise of saving money. Citing his 14 years as Alachua County Sheriff, Oelrich said he believes prisons are the governments responsibility. Dean said he also opposed the parent trigger bill, which would have enabled parents to demand sweeping changes at low-performing schools. Converting the school to an independently run charter school would have been among the options. Folks, thats wrong, he said. Our tax money pays for the schools and we have to take ownership of failing schools, not turn them over to private companies, he said. This is a big one and its coming again and again, he said. Oelrich said he also voted against the parent trigger bill. Im not willing to give up on public education in the state of Florida. Porter said she would reintroduce a bill that would require adjoining water management districts to work together and consider the effects on minimum flow levels when issuing a groundwater withdrawal permits. Were losing our water over here, she said. The bill was approved unanimously in the House, but it was not brought to a vote in the Senate. Senate leadership did not want the bill heard on the Senate floor, Porter said in March. Dean sponsored the bill in the Senate and Oelrich supported the bill, she said. Dean said he supports Florida Leaders Organized for Water (FLOW), a coalition of elected and appointed officials focused on water regional water supplies. Ive never seen that many county commissioners come together and agree, he said. Water is the greatest issue facing Florida and we have to take care of it, he said. When asked by an audience member why Porters water bill did not come up for a vote in the Senate, Dean did not answer the question. Instead, he continued talking about the struggles the Senate has faced with redistricting. Oelrich said he was one of a few Republicans to vote against the budget this year, citing favored projects in the midst of cuts to state universities, social services and prisons. I thought it had way too many turkeys, Oelrich said. Gov. Rick Scott signed into law Tuesday a $70 billion state budget and vetoed $142.7 million in spending. Oelrich said this years legislative session was one of the more contentious ones hes experienced. He said his votes were based on conscience, which consequently means going against party leadership sometimes. Oelrich also made it clear that he is running for U.S. Congress. Porter said Tuesday she was glad to sponsor the bill giving families three days of tax-free school shopping in August. Porter said she made sure local counties and the Suwannee River Water Management District received Payments in Lieu of Taxes, which help offset losses in property taxes due to nontaxable lands in their boundaries. She said local jobs maintaining forestry land depend on those payments. Lynne Bannister, director of outreach for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, said Nelson has hosted several town hall meetings during the Easter recess. Bannister said rural areas are of the most concern to Nelson because the areas do not have as much job diversity. Bannister said Nelson is proud of the Restore Act which would direct money into Gulf Coast states affected by the BP oil spill, she said. The money would provide money in Florida for Gulf counties, whose tourism businesses took a hit after the spill. She said the act passing the Senate is a bright, shining moment of bipartisanship. Nelson continues to oppose drilling for oil off Floridas coast, recognizing the need for military training spaces, she said. Ashley Cook, staff assistant for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, said Rubio attended the Summit of the Americas last weekend and met with South American leaders. Cook said residents having trouble with federal agencies should contact Rubios office for help. Nathan Riska, district representative for U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, said Crenshaw has worked to tighten the governments budget, just as families have had to tighten their own. Riska said Crenshaw continues to fight to keep Navy ships in Jacksonville. With redistricting, it is probable that Crenshaw will lose Columbia County from his district, Riska said. It was a privilege to serve the county, he said. LAURA HAMPSON/Lake City ReporterSen. Charlie Dean, R-Inverness.LAURA HAMPSON/Lake City ReporterSen. Steve Oelrich, R-Gainesville.TDC slated to present sports upgrade budgetBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe Tourist Development Council will present a proposed budget for improvements of the Southside Recreation Complex to the County Commission special meeting on May 1. TDC board member and local hotel owner Nick Patel advocated the budget, calling tournament play a major industry. The economic impact is huge, Patel said. If somebody wants to talk about return on investment, then you better open up your eyes. The budget divides improvements between the TDC and the county commission with each agency funding over one million dollars in improvements. Collaboratively, these funds will work towards building concession stands, restrooms, improving the playing surface of the fields, upgrading bleachers, replacing lighting, repaving the parking lot and other landscaping projects. A list of optional upgrades will also be presented, including a portable restroom and an air conditioner for the concession facility. The TDC is seeking accreditation from Destination Marketing Association International, a title that would lend prestige to the TDC. If accepted, TDC Director Harvey Campbell said Columbia Countys TDC will be the smallest TDC in the world to be accredited. Several TDC board members took a trip this week to Nations Park, a baseball tournament park in Newberry. Commissioner and TDC board member Scarlet Frisina said she was impressed with the facility but felt the area did not provide enough space for parents to see their children play. Maybe I view things a little different because I am the mother that goes to these places, Frisina said. My son plays baseball right now and I have a daughter and when we go I want to sit behind the plate and watch them bat and watch everything from the infield. They had all their viewing stuff in little tiny boxes at very edges of the outfield way in the corner. Frisina as well as other board members said they were satisfied with the set-up of the Southside Recreation Complex that it better caters to the needs of the local community. Scott signs $69.9B budget, vetoes $142.7MBy GARY FINEOUTAssociated PressST. JOHNS Gov. Rick Scott, using a top-rated elementary school in suburban Jacksonville as a backdrop, signed the states $69.9 billion budget into law Tuesday. Before the signing, the Republican governor also vetoed $142.7 million by eliminating spending items ranging from museums to medical schools sprinkled throughout the budget by the GOP-led Legislature. Scott vetoed less than he did last year, saying lawmakers had heeded his warnings to give him evidence of why the money is needed and what taxpayers would get in return. The governor said, for example, thats why he had decided to spare nearly $4 million for the public television stations after vetoing their money last year. He also kept $5 million for a Sarasota rowing center he previously vetoed because local officials have agreed to repay the state if the project fails to boost sales tax revenue as promised. ORMOND BEACH, Fla. Police say an applicant for a job at a sports bar ended up in jail after she decided to stay for drinks while leaving her 5-year-old daughter unattended for an hour inside her car. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports the woman had three tequila shots at the Pirana Bar and Grille in Ormond Beach after filling out a job application last Friday. According to a police report, a customer came in the bar and announced that a small child was alone in a car parked outside. Police say the woman denied the child was hers. Police say the bartender eventually took away the womans keys until police arrived and arrested her on child neglect charges. The womans mother took custody of the child, who was not injured. (AP)Job seeker arrested after leaving child in car
T he prostitution scandal involving U.S. Secret Service agents in Colombia had at least some benefit: It helped eclipse the fact that the Summit of the Americas was largely a failure. Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla., who led a congres sional delegation, said those shameful activities unfortunately have become a big part of the buzz around the summit. Back in the U.S. they were the only buzz around the sum mit and perhaps a good thing for American diplomacy. The U.S. faced demands that Cuba be included. Leftist-governed Ecuador, Nicaragua and Bolivia boycotted over Cubas absence and threatened to do so again at the next summit, set for 2015 in Panama. Venezuela also was absent, but its president, Hugo Chavez, is seriously ill. President Barack Obama pla cated Cuban-Americans in Florida by refusing to sign a statement calling for Cuba to be invited to the next summit, but he angered another key constituency, orga nized labor, by certifying that Colombia, which had a horren dous record of unsolved murders of union organizers, had met its human rights obligations. The U.S. also came under attack for its war on drugs that participants said contributed to instability and violence fueled by the huge U.S. market. Several nations called for decriminalization. President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala argued for legalization, regula tion and taxation, which the U.S. opposes. Obama offered the noncommittal response that its wholly appropriate to discuss the issue. In other words, no. A subtext of the summit was that rising economic powers like Brazil and China mean the U.S. is no longer an unchallenged actor in hemispheric affairs. Obama did receive good local press for being the first U.S. president to spend a significant amount of time in Colombia -three days. Somehow back home, that small bit of good news was totally overshadowed by the Secret Service agents. I f youre a lunatic mass murderer, you couldnt pick a much better venue for the crime than Norway. Thats the lesson from the trial that began Monday in Oslo of Anders Breivik, who has admitted to killing eight people in a bomb blast in the capitals downtown and, later that same day, 69 youngsters that he hunted down individually in a youth camp. Breivik admits to the killings. He says he did them in self-defense. He began the first day of his trial by asserting that he did not recognize the jurisdiction of the court because of the gov-ernments support for multicul-turalism and didnt recognize one of the five judges because of her choice of friends. He entered the court, according to one description, smug and smiling and favor ing the court and the specta tors with periodic clenched-fist salutes. Breivik claims to be a resis tance fighter in a far-right, white-supremacist group modeled after a Christian order that fought during the Crusades. As authorities have been able to determine so far, this group exists only in Breiviks head. Two groups of psychiatrists have examined that head, with the milder of the two diagno-ses finding him a paranoid psychotic schizophrenic but still sane enough to stand trial. The other diagnosis said that if Breivik were ever released, he would be highly likely to com-mit similar massacres. According to the London Daily Mail Breivik, rather fittingly, is being held in a former Nazi concentration camp in isolation from the other prison-ers because they would kill him given a chance. His accommodations are considerably better than those accorded the original inmates. He has a suite of three 86-square-foot cells. (An inmate in a U.S. supermax prison typi-cally gets a single 96-square-foot cell and stays in it 23 hours a day with little in the way of diversion.) Breivik sleeps in one cell, works out in another that is equipped with exercise equip-ment and uses the third as an office. It has a computer but no Internet access. He has cable TV with access to 15 channels. The trial is to last 10 weeks and will give Breivik ample opportunity to expand on his wing-nut views. To bolster his case -although its hard to see how -he will call radical Islamists and right-wing extremists to testify on his behalf. If he is sentenced to jail time, he will likely serve his sentence in a prison that sounds like a country club even by Norwegian penal stan dards, according to the Daily Mail -private bathrooms, flatscreen TVs in the bedrooms, personal trainers, even a recording studio and a climb ing wall. He has told his defense law yer his only regret was that the death toll from his killing spree wasnt higher. If he is convicted, the 33-year-old Breivik faces a maximum sentence of 21 years, just a little over three months per victim. Norwaysgentlejustice fora massmurderer ONE OPINION A NOTHER VIEW H ere in Florida, shortsightedness and greed have always guided and motivated our movers and shakers, our leaders. These folks have been responsible for paving over our grasslands, butchering our mangroves, backfilling our swamps, gouging our shore-lines, damming our rivers and bulldozing our trees. Shortsightedness and greed have made Florida -one of the nations most biologically diverse regions -one of its most at-risk ecologically. We are second only to California in the number of animals and plants the federal government has designated as endangered or threatened. Too many Florida leaders, political, business and otherwise, apparently do not care about the essential link between people and their impact on wild species and their natural habitats. Research shows that negative human impact on the environment includes habitat destruction, pollution and the introduction of nonnative and invasive spe-cies of flora and fauna. Most habitat destruction, and subsequent harm to plants and animals, results from develop-ment that is seen as crucial to human progress. But habitat destruction is just as damaging when it is car-ried out for frivolous purposes. The most prominent example of such frivolousness was in a bill introduced during the recent legislative session in Tallahassee. The zoo bill, HB 1117, dubbed the Jurassic Park bill by critics, would have permitted zoos and aquariums to lease state-owned lands to conduct breeding and research on animals such as rhinos, zebras, giraffes and elephants. Many Florida residents love zoos and take their children and grandchildren to them. But few of these residents would vote to permit exotic animals to be bred and allowed to roam on our public lands. We love our wild places and species and are extremely protective of them, as was demonstrated after the zoo bill was introduced by state Rep. Shawn Harrison, a Republican. Gov. Rick Scott vetoed the bill following vigorous oppo-sition led by Defenders of Wildlife. Explaining why he rejected the bill, Scott wrote that it lacks sufficient safe-guards to ensure the protec-tion of state ... lands, native species and habitats. But we should be realistic about the governor and his veto. In the same letter, Scott explained that he had little trou-ble rejecting the bill because he believes state law already allows the governor, Cabinet and the five water management districts to lease state lands for purposes deemed constitu-tional. Forget about science and safety. Is it constitutional? Furthermore, according to the Tampa Bay Times, Harrison said Scott told him personally that the state already has the authority to lease state-owned lands to zoos. It just has not happened -which does not mean it will not happen. Why would the governor assure Harrison of this authority? Apparently feeling triumphant, Harrison said: Im happy ... that weve brought attention to the fact that Florida law already allows this to happen. Then there is Larry Killmar, the Lowry Park Zoo vice president and president of the Florida Association of Zoos, who shepherded the bill to the governors desk. During the legislative session, the Tampa Times reports, Killmar said the association would certainly plot forward to find state land suitable for breeding large herds of exotic animals. While Defenders of Wildlife officials and other environ-mentalists hope the governor keeps herds of exotic animals off state lands, they are right to be vigilant. They believe, for example, that exotic animals roaming state lands would displace native habitats and species. They also fear that ani-mals could escape and threaten human life, and they are con-cerned about the spread of non-native seed and feed and the potential spread of disease. Fortunately, Laurie MacDonald, Florida director for Defenders of Wildlife, has a warning for Killmar and oth-ers: We will be watching very closely any applications for this use. Although the wrongheaded Jurassic Park bill is dead for now, Floridas legendary envi-ronmental shortsightedness is alive and kicking. Despite veto, Florida habitat still in jeopardy Scandal, yes, but there was a summit, too 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! 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Tuesday happens to be Tax Freedom Day, the date by which taxpayers have earned enough to pay off Uncle Sam and start earn ing for themselves. This occasion will fall even later next year if President Obama succeeds in making the tax code more com plicated and expensive. Mr. Obama has invoked Warren Buffetts name at 49 dif ferent events since mid-August to justify his tax-raising plans. Despite the all-out White House lobbying effort, the presidents allies in the Democratic Senate failed on Monday to get the votes needed to pass the 30 percent tax hike on income over $1 million. The House budget replaces six income brackets with two at lower 10 percent and 25 per-cent rates and cut the corporate rate to 25 percent. Until they have a partner on tax reform in the White House, the best the GOP can do is provide short-term relief. 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April 19Retired educators meetingThe Columbia County Retired Educators will meet Thursday, April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Adult Education Building room 120. Any person interested in education is welcome to join us. For more information call 752-2431. Backyard habitat classShaping and Sharing Your Backyard Habitat, a free UF presentation, will help you make your backyard beautiful and full of life. It will be Thursday, April 19 at 5:45 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library. Topics include landscaping for wildlife, plants that provide wildlife, bird feeder and feed selection. Call 7525384 for more information. April 20Hospice eventThe community is cordially invited to Afternoon Tea at the Wings Education Center located in the Lake City Plaza Friday, April 20 at 2 to 4 p.m. Afternoon Tea offers an ideal way to greet your neighbors and friends and meet the Hospice of the Nature Coast staff. Relax, receive information and ask any question you might have about hospice care and services offered by our hospice team. For more information call Vicki Myers at 386.755.7714 Ext. 2411 or 866.642.0962 (toll free). Fish dinnerOur Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, prepares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two filets, corn, baked beans, hush puppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. Take out or eat in. April 21Spring Fling danceAmerican Legion Post 57, US 41S, will have a Spring Fling Dance at 8 p.m. The Rusty Grove band will perform. Members and guests welcome. Boys Club celebrationThe Boys Club of Columbia County will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Saturday, April 21 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m.. Tickets for the event are $10 and may be purchased at the Boys Club office. For more information call 752-4184. Fashion showGold Standard Chapter #48 will have its third annual Fashion Show April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Womans Club, 1145 Dr, MLK Drive, with Karen Washington and Dangerous Curves of Jacksonville. $5 donation. Contact Marva Udell at 2341615. Wellborn School reunionWellborn School will have a reunion on April 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the Wellborn Baptist Church social hall, at Lowe Lake Rd. and U.S. 90. Bring photos or stories relevant to the school or Wellborn in general. Also bring a covered dish. View website at www. wellbornwildcats.com. Gospel singWatertown Congregation Methodist Church will have a gospel sing featuring Gospel Sounds from Raiford on Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. with refreshments. For information call 752-1329. Agenda 21 classHave you noticed that your natural rights, individual, property, etc., are slowly being eroded? There will be a class Saturday, April 21 to learn why this is happening and what you can do about it. It will be at the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. in Lake City from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Topics will include sustainable communities, climate change, education, approaching elected officials about Agenda 21 and more. There is a $5.00 registration fee, which includes continental breakfast and refreshments. Sign up at www.agenda21today.com or call 386-935-0821. Backyard habitat classShaping and Sharing Your Backyard Habitat, a free UF presentation, will help you make your backyard beautiful and full of life. It will be Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library. Topics include landscaping for wildlife, plants that provide wildlife, bird feeder and feed selection. Call 7525384 for more information. 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.Service center anniversaryThe Christian Service Center is searching for all former volunteers, board members and executive directors to celebrate 30 years of service in Columbia County with an anniversary/reunion on April 22. Please call 7551770 and give us an updated address so we can send you an invitation. Trustee day serviceThe trustees of New Mt. Zion AME Church will be having a service on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. with speaker Rev. Japan Ruise of New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ of Margaretta. Come and bring a friend. For information call 752-8179. Owens family reunionDescendants of William Joseph & Harriet Green Owens will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, April 22 at the Mason City Community Center, US 41 South of Lake City. A covered dish lunch will be shared at 1p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. If you have questions, please call Danny Owens at 752-8497.Earth Day clean upStephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host an Earth Day Clean-up on Sunday, April 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join us on Earth Day for ranger led family fun activities and help clean up Mother Earth. Take a ranger led hike and while learning about the flora and fauna and help clean up nature. Please remember to wear comfortable shoes. There will also be a ranger led canoe trip, please come prepared and be ready to paddle the Suwannee clean. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Preregistration for these activities is required due to limited space so please call the ranger station at 397-4331 to sign up. Please register before April 18. Gospel extravaganzaThe Church of Faith and Deliverance Through Christ, 379 NW Long St., will host a gospel musical extravaganza on Sunday, April 22 at 4 p.m. The featured group will be gospel recording artist New Creations Gospel Singers of Montgomery, Ala. All choirs, soloists and gospel groups are invited to participate. Everyone is welcome. A love offering will be received during the service. Call 758-1886 for information. Mens day serviceThe Mount Tabor A.M.E Church will celebrate their annual mens day service on Sunday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. James McDaniel from Allen Chapel AME Church in High Springs. We invite you to come and worship with us and being a friend. For information call 755-727 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012 5A Gladys BakerDOB: 9/17/1924 Gladys Baker, 87, Lake City, FL passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 after a long illness. The North Carolina native moved to Lake City seven years ago from Live Oak. She was a member of North Lake City Church of God, loved word searches and her church. She also enjoyed danc ing and cooking. Mrs. Baker is survived by her two sons: Jerry ( Annette) Johnson, Lake City, FL, Phillip (Barbara) Johnson, Jacksonville, FL; two sisters: Cora Lea (Doc) Mullis, Mt. Holly, NC, Ailene Friday, Stanley, NC; two brothers: Frank Laughter, Concord, NC, Donald (Brenda) Laughter, Maryville, TN; two grandchildren: Barberella (John) Debello, Jerry Johnson, Jr.; four great-grandchildren: Samantha, Rebecca, Sean and Alex. She was preceded in death by her hus band: Bill Baker. Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, April 19th at Daniels Memorial Chapel Interment will follow in the Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 18th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Daniels Funeral Homes in Live Oak. DANIELS FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC., of Live Oak and Branford, FL in charge of arrangementsEloise E. McNealEloise E. McNeal, 94, peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, April 15, 2012. She was born in Clayton, Georgia to the late Charles & Flora (Jones) Godfrey but had lived in Columbia County for the past seven years. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who liked to enter tain family and friends, loved to dance and spend her summers in Franklin, NC. She was a good hearted person, and a friend to everyone she met. She also was a charter member of Chapter # 66, of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association). She was preceded in death by her parents, her two sisters, Ida Brownie Allen & Lucille Lu McDade and her husband of forty years, Hilton G. McNeal and loving companion, Donald L. Jones. Survivors include her daughter, Jean Goode (Dan) of Lake City, FL; granddaughter, Deborah Meadows & companion, John Hudak; great grandchildren, Paul Peanut Miller & J.T. Adams; great great grandchildren, Hannah, Halie, Aaron, River, Caleb, Jadyn, and Roman all of Tennessee; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be con ducted at 10:00 a.m., on Thurs day, April 19, 2012 in the cha pel of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, with Visitation with the family will be a half hour prior to service time (9:30am 10:00am) In lieu of nations be made to the St. Judes Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. Entombment will be in Ft. Myers Memorial Gar dens in Ft. Myers, Florida. Please leave words of encouragement at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE W EDNESDAY APRIL 18, 2012 1A5A Longer you stay, Less you payMonthly UnlimitedSee store for details. Saturday, April 21 11:00 A.M.Lowder Street Macclenny, Florida PUBLIC WELCOME!Come enjoy food and entertainment as we honor those who served in these wars.For more information call: Karl or Jessie Joyce at 259-73552nd AnnualAPPRECIATION DAYKorean & Vietnam Veterans Shout it from the Mountain Top!Tell everyone how proud you are Sunday, May 20th!MY KID HAS GRADUATED!2012 2012 Graduation We are so proud of you! You're hard work has really paid off! Amanda CheyenneBROWNLove, Mom & Dad2 Ads Sizes1 column by 4 inches (pictured)$462 column by 4 inches$85 Lake City ReporterPUBLISHING Sunday, May 20 DEADLINE Sunday, May 14 Dont forget to send in your photo.180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055Bring your graduates informatin by theReporter oce or call 754-0417for additional information and sending options. Cambridge Prep AcademyA private school for grades 6th thru 12thOpen House May 10th, 6-8 297 NW Hillsboro St. Lake City, FL 32025 386-243-8285cambridgeprepacademy.orgWe are registered with The State Board of Education, and Licensed in Columbia County. We are accpeting scholarships from Step Up. *Summer camps provided, see our website for more info.* Team Teaching approach to help students excel After school tutoring Additional classes such as 4H, piano, dance, student council, and more Class sizes small and spaces are limited Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES Gladys BakerDOB: 9/17/1924 Gladys Baker, 87, Lake City, FL passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 after a long illness. The North Carolina native moved to Lake City seven years ago from Live Oak. She was a member of North Lake City Church of God, loved word searches and her church. She also enjoyed danc ing and cooking. Mrs. Baker is survived by her two sons: Jerry ( Annette) Johnson, Lake City, FL, Phillip (Barbara) Johnson, Jacksonville, FL; two sisters: Cora Lea (Doc) Mullis, Mt. Holly, NC, Ailene Friday, Stanley, NC; two brothers: Frank Laughter, Concord, NC, Donald (Brenda) Laughter, Maryville, TN; two grandchildren: Barberella (John) Debello, Jerry Johnson, Jr.; four great-grandchildren: Samantha, Rebecca, Sean and Alex. She was preceded in death by her hus band: Bill Baker. Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, April 19th at Daniels Memorial Chapel Interment will follow in the Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 18th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Daniels Funeral Homes in Live Oak. DANIELS FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC., of Live Oak and Branford, FL in charge of arrangementsEloise E. McNealEloise E. McNeal, 94, peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, April 15, 2012. She was born in Clayton, Georgia to the late Charles & Flora (Jones) Godfrey but had lived in Columbia County for the past seven years. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who liked to enter tain family and friends, loved to dance and spend her summers in Franklin, NC. She was a good hearted person, and a friend to everyone she met. She also was a charter member of Chapter # 66, of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association). She was preceded in death by her parents, her two sisters, Ida Brownie Allen & Lucille Lu McDade and her husband of forty years, Hilton G. McNeal and loving companion, Donald L. Jones. Survivors include her daughter, Jean Goode (Dan) of Lake City, FL; granddaughter, Deborah Meadows & companion, John Hudak; great grandchildren, Paul Peanut Miller & J.T. Adams; great great grandchildren, Hannah, Halie, Aaron, River, Caleb, Jadyn, and Roman all of Tennessee; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be con ducted at 10:00 a.m., on Thurs day, April 19, 2012 in the cha pel of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, with Visitation with the family will be a half hour prior to service time (9:30am 10:00am) In lieu of nations be made to the St. Judes Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. Entombment will be in Ft. Myers Memorial Gar dens in Ft. Myers, Florida. Please leave words of encouragement at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE W EDNESDAY APRIL 18, 2012 1A5A Longer you stay, Less you payMonthly UnlimitedSee store for details. Saturday, April 21 11:00 A.M.Lowder Street Macclenny, Florida PUBLIC WELCOME!Come enjoy food and entertainment as we honor those who served in these wars.For more information call: Karl or Jessie Joyce at 259-73552nd AnnualAPPRECIATION DAYKorean & Vietnam Veterans Shout it from the Mountain Top!Tell everyone how proud you are Sunday, May 20th!MY KID HAS GRADUATED!2012 2012 Graduation We are so proud of you! You're hard work has really paid off! Amanda CheyenneBROWNLove, Mom & Dad2 Ads Sizes1 column by 4 inches (pictured)$462 column by 4 inches$85 Lake City ReporterPUBLISHING Sunday, May 20 DEADLINE Sunday, May 14 Dont forget to send in your photo.180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055Bring your graduates informatin by theReporter oce or call 754-0417for additional information and sending options. Cambridge Prep AcademyA private school for grades 6th thru 12thOpen House May 10th, 6-8 297 NW Hillsboro St. Lake City, FL 32025 386-243-8285cambridgeprepacademy.orgWe are registered with The State Board of Education, and Licensed in Columbia County. We are accpeting scholarships from Step Up. *Summer camps provided, see our website for more info.* Team Teaching approach to help students excel After school tutoring Additional classes such as 4H, piano, dance, student council, and more Class sizes small and spaces are limited Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293.OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR 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 firstname.lastname@example.org COURTESY PHOTOTop oratorKailey Kiss, Lake City Middle School student, won the Columbia County 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest with her speech on cafeteria food. This is the third year Kailey has won the county title. She will compete at the district level May 5 at the University of Florida. The contest is open to fourth through sixth graders who write and deliver a two to three minute speech, judged by members of the UF debate team.
By Jennifer ChasteenSpecial to the ReporterA cry has been heard from those aspiring weekend warrior garden ers who just cant get their plants to grow. The Master Gardeners and UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension will host a two-day, hands-on workshop that will address the challenges of gardening and landscaping in North Florida. I felt there was a real need for it, weve had so many people ask, said UF/ IFAS Columbia County Extension horticulture agent Nichelle Demorest. Its geared for everybody, but especially for people new to gardening in this area. They may try for a season or two and give up. They cant make it work because they dont understand how to grow things in our soils or climate. The workshop is geared for gardening in our area; North Florida is different from Central and South Florida, she continued. We have a lot of deep sandy soils with shallow clay pockets. We also have the fragile nature of the karst soil system. According to gardenmediagroup.com (a garden trendspotting group) Americans are trending toward gardening issues that Floridians have realized for decades. Trends such as water conservation along with hydroponic gardening, eco-gardening and the pursuit of health and better quality of life have caught the national eye. Edible landscaping is a hot button topic, said Demorest. People sometimes dont realize that a vegetable plant takes the same requirements as a perennial -so why cant you grow it in a formal landscape? We get the most questions about raised bed gardens. You dont have weed or 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE WEDNESDAY APRIL 18, 20126A 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE WEDNESDAY APRIL 18, 20126A COURTESYMaster Gardener volunteers Diana McDonnell (from left), Geoff Hart, Hilbert Roder and Lou Lowder work on a stormwater bio-filtering garden project. The Master Gardeners and UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension will host a two day hands-on workshop about gardening specifically in North Florida. Edible landscaping and water conservation are hot button topics for hands-on Master Gardener workshop.nematode problems or soil diseases or fungus problems with raised beds, she said. People are also concerned about keeping nutrients out of the water, theyre interested in the springs and also in water conservation. Some workshop topics include exhibits and hands-on working demonstrations for composting, gardening for wildlife, microirrigation, rain barrels and plant propagation, natives and invasives with exhibits, edible landscaping and edible weed recipes and taste-testing and citrus tips for North Florida. Also, demonstrations on floating gardens, vertical gardens, container gardens and raised-bed gardens. The two-day workshop will be held April 23 and 24 and will be taught by UF/IFAS Faculty and Master Gardener Volunteers. Single day fee is $15 or both days for $25 and there is a spousal two-day discount with both spouses attending both days for $40. For more information or to register please contact Demorest at the Columbia County Extension Office at 7525384. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe effort U.S. Forest Service rangers have put into establishing and maintaining a secure perimeter around the County Line fire has been beneficial and earlier this week stopped a new fire in its tracks while increasinf the containment level around the County Line Fire to 75 percent. Officials plan to continue to reinforce containment lines and be alert to spotovers and new fires in the meantime. The County Line fire has burned 34,936 acres. Monday afternoon initial attack crews responded to a new fire on the north side of U.S. 90 at the Baker and Columbia County line which was quickly contained at 1/10 of an acre. It was a railroad fire, where one of the trains car brakes was faulty and throwing sparks which ignited the dry vegetation, said Petra Setlich, public information officer trainee. Fortunately we still had our initial attack teams out there and they are policing the area for up to 10 miles and if they had not caught that we would have had another huge fire on our hands. Setlich said sparks were also thrown in the areas where prescribed burns had been done to eliminate fuels from the county line fire and didnt ignite. Initial attack teams are strategi cally placed around the fire and they monitor the perimeter. If that had not been done that would have been a runaway fire, she said. The amount of personnel working on the County Line fire has also been reduced. There are approximately 304 people working on the fire with 31 fire engines, 27 dozers and five helicopters. Were still working doing the burnout in the center of the fire, Setlich said. Were over 200 feet in the containment line now and the safe zone is considerable. Were working it as safely as possible so spreading is not an issue now. Its not going to jump that 200-foot containment line.Blaze 75% containedFrom staff reportsColumbia County NAACP President John F. Mayo announces the 30th annual Freedom Fund Luncheon on Saturday, April 28, 12 noon, at the Winfield Community Center, located 1324 NW Winfield Street. The semi-formal affair is expected to attract an audience of some 300 persons, including the sheriff, chief of police, Third Circuit Judges, Supt. of Schools, Tax Collector, Supervisor of Elections, the clergy, and a host of others. Keynote speaker is the dynamic Reverend Nelson B. Rivers, III, NAACP Vice President of Stakeholders Relations. Some 30 years ago it was said that the Branch could not host a Luncheon at noon on Saturday at the Holiday Inn. Here we are today, 30 years later, a colossal success. This is the Branchs major fundraiser; President Mayo cordially invites the publics cooperation, participation and attendance. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased from any NAACP board member. Founded in 1909 by a group of black and white citizens, the NAACP is the nations oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Freedom Fund Luncheon is April 28Rivers Associated PressBe happy it seems to be good for your heart. Scientists have long known that Type A personalities and people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks. Now a Harvard review of the flip side of that psychology concludes that being upbeat and optimistic just may help protect against heart disease. Rather than focusing only on how to lessen heart risks, it might also be useful to focus on how we might bolster the positive side of things, said lead researcher Julia Boehm of the Harvard School of Public Health. Boehm reviewed dozens of studies examining a positive outlook as determined by various psychological measurements on heart health. Optimism in particular seems key, as a number of studies found the most optimistic people had half the risk of a first heart attack when compared to the least optimistic, Boehm said.Positive outlook good for the heart
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, April 18, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 email@example.com 1BSPORTS BRIEFS Thursday Fort White High track in Region 1-2A meet at Bolles School, noon Fort White High softball vs. Keystone Heights High in District 5-4A tournament semifinal at Bradford High, 5 p.m. Columbia High softball vs. Atlantic Coast High/Stanton Prep winner in District 4-6A tournament final at Atlantic Coast, 7 p.m. Columbia High baseball vs. Suwannee High, 7 p.m. Friday Fort White Highs Jonathan Dupree in FHSAA Class 1A state weightlifting meet at Kissimmee Civic Center, noon Saturday Columbia Highs Javere Smith, Drew Clarke and Antonio Pelham in FHSAA Class 2A state weightlifting meet at Kissimmee Civic Center, 10:30 a.m. GAMES FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Fundraiser at Applebees today The Fort White Quarterback Club has a fundraiser today and April 25 at Applebees Neighborhood Grill & Bar. Submit a flyer and Applebees will donate 10 percent of the bill. For details, call Harold Bundy at 365-5731. Skeet shoot set for Saturday The Fort White Quarterback Club has a skeet shoot fundraiser at the Fort White Gun Club on Saturday. Donation is $25 for 25 clays. Walk-ups can register at 8 a.m., but pre-registration is encouraged. Shooters ages 11-18 must be accompanied by an adult. For details, call Jeff Hampton at (386) 397-0759. INDIANS CHEERLEADING Tryouts for high, middle schools Fort White High cheerleading tryouts for high school and middle school are 3:45-5:30 p.m. April 30 through May 4 at the high school gym. Tryouts packets are in the front offices. For details, call Kathy DePratter at 497-5952. T-BALL Rules clinic set for Thursday Lake City Recreation Department T-ball has a mandatory rules clinic for coaches and officials at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Girls Club. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607. ADULT SOFTBALL Tournaments set for Saturday The Columbia County Adult Softball League has womens and mens tournaments Saturday. Registration is at Brians Sports. For details, call Tad Cervantes at 365-4810. From staff reports TIM KIRBY /Lake City Reporter Fort White High pitcher Cecile Gomez grips the ball while warming up before Tuesdays game against Interlachen High. Gomez leads Lady Indians to next round By TIM KIRBY firstname.lastname@example.org STARKE Fort White High softball coach Cassie Sparks shuffled her defense for the opening game of the District 5-4A tourna ment. One of the moves put Ali Wrench behind the plate for the first time this year. The new face didnt phase pitcher Cecile Gomez who fired a one-hitter to lead the Lady Indians to a 3-0 win over Interlachen High in Starke on Tuesday. Gomez struck out 10 and the only Rams base runner through six innings was a two-out walk in the second. Leading off the seventh inning, Rebecca Alford laid down a bunt that scooted between Gomez and a diving DKota Cassady at first for a base hit. Sydney Walker then snared a line drive and doubled Alford off first to stop any chance of a comeback. Gomez struck out 19 in the first meeting with Interlachen, but in this third meeting the Rams had learned to lay off the rise ball. I was definitely living on the outside, Gomez said. I was keeping them off balance with my curve ball and was just hitting my spots. We had to live on the outside. We did and it worked. Fort White got singles by Wrench in the first inning and Kayla Williams in the second, and finally broke through to score in the third. Wrench singled with one out and moved to second on a ground ball by Alexa Hatcher. Cassady ripped a double to the gap in leftcenter field to drive in the run. Cassady stole third base and scored on a single by Gomez. Cassady walked to lead off the sixth inning and scored an insurance run. Gomez reached base when the shortstop could not handle a hard ground ball. Shea Chesney delivered a two-out single to score the run. Gomez was thrown out trying to take third base. Wrench was twice throw out on the base paths, but the Lady Indians were under orders. We have practiced being aggressive, Sparks said. When we have somebody on base, everybody knows they are on base. If you sit back and play it safe, you are not going to win games. Being aggressive worked to our advantage. Everybody was pumped up and that is all you can ask for. Fort White faces a tough task having to face No. 1 seed Keystone Heights High at 5 p.m. in Thursdays semifinal. Host Bradford High beat Williston High, 10-0, in the late game on Tuesday and will play Santa Fe High at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Keystone Heights Indians have roughed up the Fort White Indians this year, winning 8-1 in Keystone Heights and 11-0 in Fort White. They are a good team, but we havent played well against them at all, Sparks said. We need to play good defense behind Cecile and get our bats going. We have some seniors pushing them and these girls want to win. The championship final is 7 p.m. Friday. Fort White beats Interlachen, 3-0, in district tourney. Home-run heroes FILE ART Columbia Highs Kayli Kvistad rounds the bases after hitting a home run earlier this season. FILE ART Columbia Highs Kellan Bailey connects for a hit earlier this season. Tigers win 4-3 on Senior Night By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com Columbia High will have to replace a lineup next sea son as nine seniors were honored for the Tigers dur ing a 4-3 win against Union County High on Senior Night Tuesday. Kellan Bailey, Blaine Courson, Travis Brinkley, Jimmy Blakely, Trey Lee, Caleb Hill, Ryan Thomas, John Fulton and Andrew Nettles were honored before the game. When the game started it was Bailey on the mound for his final regular-season home start as a Tiger. Bailey went seven innings for Columbia in a no-decision. He struck out nine batters, allowed one walk and three hits. Three runs were scored on Bailey in the third inning, but each of them were unearned. Trailing 3-0 in the Columbia honors nine players before game. CHS continued on 3B Lady Tigers punch playoff ticket with 9-0 win against St. Augustine By BRANDON FINLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgJACKSONVILLE For about a half inning, the Columbia High softball team had to be feeling a little nervous. Then, the Lady Tigers exploded for four homers and a 9-0 win against St. Augustine High at Atlantic Coast High in Jacksonville on Tuesday. With the win, the Lady Tigers punched a ticket to the playoffs, but Columbia will look for more when it takes on host Atlantic Coast High for the District 4-6A championship at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Taylor Douglass pitched the first inning and picked up the win for the Lady Tigers, but she had to work her way out of a jam to get there. After three first-inning walks, Douglass was on the mound without recording an out and looking not to give up a run. Two ground balls back to second base and Michaela Burton making throws to home to force out the runner gave Douglass a little breathing room. She recorded the final out with another ground ball hit to Kayli Kvistad, who tagged the runner out and the Lady Tigers escaped what would be the biggest threat of the game. We had a little bit of the jitters are first, but we were able to get what we wanted and that was ground balls back at our players, Columbia head coach Jimmy Williams said. The Lady Tigers then got what they wanted at the plate. Senior Payton Sund started off a night full of bombs with a three-run shot with two strikes and two outs in the bottom of the first to score Douglass and Hollianne Dohrn for a 3-0 lead. The home runs kept com ing throughout the game. Kvistad added a solo shot to lead off the third inning and the Lady Tigers would add another run before the inning was over. With the bases loaded, Brandy Morgan drew a walk to bring in Sund for the 5-0 lead. Columbias third homer TIGERS continued on 3B
The team of Phillip Goss, Robert Stone, Keith Eddy and David McCall left no doubt in the annual Lions Club scramble as they cruised to a net 53 for a three-shot victory. Second place in the 100player field went to the team of Eric Roske, Roger Little, Ron Dukes and Tony Kent with a net 56. Buddy Slay outran the field with a +11 to win the Sunday blitz. Steve Patterson was second with +7. Eddy Brown was in third place with +2. Slay finished up a good days wor by adding two skins and a closest to the pin shot on No. 7. Mickey Wilcox, Russ Adams and Mike Jacobs picked up a skin apiece. Other closest to the pin winners were Russ Adams on No. 5, Steve Patterson on No. 15 and Richard Francis on No. 17. Jordan Hales eagle on No. 16 provided the edge he needed to take the A flight in Wednesdays blitz with a +5. Dennis Crawford and Tony Garcia were two shots back in a second-place tie, followed by Chad Hunter in fourth. Lynn Smith (+12) barely escaped a late charge by Mike Gough (+11) for first place in B flight. Mike Jacobs, Keith Shaw and John Raulerson battled to a tie for third. Hales eagle picked up a skin. Joe Paul, Ed Higgs, and Shaw had the other skins. The ladies let their short sticks do the talking in the LGA least putts match. Faye Warren used only 27 strokes to take a three-shot win over Jan Davis. Nancy Edgar, Dottie Rogers, Sally Rivers and Roberta Whitaker tied for third place with 32 putts each. Caroline Stevens took the final money spot and scored the days only chip-in on No. 15. The Good Old Boys put three close matches in the books this week. In match one, the team of Jerry West, Howard Whitaker and Jim Stevens eased by Marc Risk, Bobby Simmons and Paul Davis by a score of, 5-4. Match two was a lowscoring affair that ended with the team of Ed Snow, Mike Spencer, Carl Wilson and Dan Stephens taking a 2-1 win over the team of Dennis Hendershot, Hugh Sherrill, Bill Wheeler and Eli Witt. Match three had the most scoring as the team of Stan Woolbert, Tom Elmore, Joe Persons and Merle Hibbard an 8-6 win over the team of Monty Montgomery, Tony Branch, Dave Cannon and Bill Rogers. Snow moved into the medalist spot with a 37-38-75, a shot ahead of Montgomerys 37-39-76. Risk (78) and Witt (79) had the other top 18-hole scores. In nine-hole play Persons, Whitaker and Rogers knot-ted up at 39 on the front. Wilson won the back with a 38, a stroke ahead of Stephens. Upcoming events Q Friday, S & S Scramble (course closed all day); Q April 26, MGA 6-6-6 tournament; Q May 5, The Edge scramble. Perfect weather conditions delivered a slew of plus performances in the Mens Day Blitz on Wednesday. Leading the pack was the +13 scored by Jack Tuggle, followed closely by Emerson Darst and Joe Herring who tied for second at +10. Fourth place went to Garrett Shay at +7 and fifth to Jerry Perkins at +6. With more than twothirds of the field exceed-ing their point goals, the course seemed to play exceptionally easy for most players. There was very little wind and the greens were rolling true; or could it be everybody is playing more and getting better. Pop Warner Football thanks all the sponsors and players who made its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Friday a suc-cess. The tournament was a lot of fun and a lot of prizes were awarded at the great lunch. The proceeds were greatly appreciated. The team of Tony Johnson, Chet Carter, Bob Munn and Tallahassees Kendall won first place at 20 under. The team of Todd Carter, Kyle Hayes, Zac Paulk and Maurice was second at 15 under. Fridays Dogfight was a small event, as most players were in the Pop Warner event. Ronnie Ash finished at +2 to take first place and closest to pin winners were Emerson Darst with two and Gary Williams with one. The only skin recorded was a birdie on Creeks No. 5 by Gary Williams, so he got the skin pot all to himself. In scramble play, the team of Jason Watts, Amanda Odom and Michael Harris won in a playoff over the team of Pete Skantzos, Will Robinson and Ryan Minster. It came on the second hole by counting putts. The rollover pot was taken with an eagle chip in by Curtis Mixon on Ponds No. 9. A new pot will start next week. All golfers are welcome to join in all of our tourna-ments. Come by the pro shop for details. SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today GOLF 6:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, LOTTE Championship, first round, at Kapolei, Hawaii MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Texas at BostonWGN Chicago Cubs at Miami NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN Orlando at Boston 10:30 p.m. ESPN L.A. Lakers at Golden State NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. CNBC Playoffs, conference quarterfinals, game 4, N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa NBCSN Playoffs, conference quarterfinals, game 4, Pittsburgh at Philadelphia 10 p.m. NBCSN Playoffs, conference quarterfinals, game 4, Vancouver at Los AngelesBASKETBALLNBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB x-Boston 36 25 .590 New York 31 29 .517 4 12 Philadelphia 31 29 .517 4 12 New Jersey 22 40 .355 14 12 Toronto 22 40 .355 14 12 Southeast Division W L Pct GB y-Miami 43 17 .717 x-Atlanta 36 25 .590 7 12 x-Orlando 36 25 .590 7 12 Washington 15 46 .246 28 12 Charlotte 7 53 .117 36 Central Division W L Pct GB y-Chicago 46 15 .754 x-Indiana 39 22 .639 7 Milwaukee 29 31 .483 16 12 Detroit 22 38 .367 23 12 Cleveland 20 39 .339 25 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB y-San Antonio 43 16 .729 Memphis 35 25 .583 8 12 Dallas 34 28 .548 10 12 Houston 32 29 .525 12 New Orleans 19 42 .311 25 Northwest Division W L Pct GB y-Oklahoma City 44 17 .721 Denver 34 27 .557 10Utah 32 30 .516 12 12 Portland 28 34 .452 16 12 Minnesota 25 37 .403 19 12 Pacific Division W L Pct GB x-L.A. Lakers 39 22 .639 x-L.A. Clippers 38 23 .623 1 Phoenix 32 29 .525 7 Golden State 22 38 .367 16 12 Sacramento 20 41 .328 19x-clinched playoff spoty-clinched division Mondays Games New Orleans 75, Charlotte 67Indiana 111, Minnesota 88Atlanta 109, Toronto 87Orlando 113, Philadelphia 100Miami 101, New Jersey 98Washington 87, Chicago 84Denver 105, Houston 102Utah 123, Dallas 121,3OTPhoenix 125, Portland 107San Antonio 120, Golden State 99L.A. Clippers 92, Oklahoma City 77 Tuesdays Games Indiana 102, Philadelphia 97Detroit 116, Cleveland 77Memphis 91, Minnesota 84Boston at New York (n)San Antonio at L.A. Lakers (n) Todays Games Philadelphia at Cleveland, 7 p.m.Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.Milwaukee at Washington, 7 p.m.Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Toronto at Miami, 7:30 p.m.New York at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.New Orleans at Memphis, 8 p.m.Orlando at Boston, 8 p.m.Houston at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.L.A. Clippers at Denver, 9 p.m.San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m.Utah at Portland, 10 p.m.Oklahoma City at Phoenix, 10 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Thursdays Games Milwaukee at Indiana, 7 p.m.Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Chicago at Miami, 8 p.m.L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. NBA calendar April 26 Regular season endsApril 27 Rosters set for playoffsApril 28 Playoffs begin.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 6 4 .600 Toronto 5 4 .556 12 New York 5 5 .500 1 Tampa Bay 5 5 .500 1 Boston 4 6 .400 2 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 7 3 .700 Chicago 5 4 .556 1 12 Cleveland 4 4 .500 2Kansas City 3 7 .300 4 Minnesota 3 7 .300 4 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 8 2 .800 Seattle 6 5 .545 2 12 Los Angeles 4 6 .400 4 Oakland 4 7 .364 4 12 Mondays Games Tampa Bay 1, Boston 0Minnesota 7, N.Y. Yankees 3Baltimore 10, Chicago White Sox 4, 10 innings Detroit 3, Kansas City 2 L.A. Angels 6, Oakland 0 Tuesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 3Toronto 7, Tampa Bay 3Texas at Boston (n)Baltimore at Chicago White Sox (n)Detroit at Kansas City (n)Oakland at L.A. Angels (n)Cleveland at Seattle (n) Todays Games Minnesota (Marquis 0-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 1-1), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 1-1) at Toronto (Morrow 0-0), 7:07 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 1-0) at Boston (Beckett 1-1), 7:10 p.m. Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 1-0), 8:10 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 0-1) at Kansas City (J.Sanchez 1-0), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Colon 2-1) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 0-2), 10:05 p.m. Cleveland (D.Lowe 2-0) at Seattle (Vargas 1-1), 10:10 p.m. Thursdays Games Baltimore at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Texas at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.Oakland at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.Cleveland at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 8 3 .727 New York 7 3 .700 12 Atlanta 5 5 .500 2 12 Philadelphia 5 5 .500 2 12 Miami 4 6 .400 3 12 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 7 3 .700 Cincinnati 4 6 .400 3 Houston 4 6 .400 3 Milwaukee 4 6 .400 3Chicago 3 7 .300 4Pittsburgh 3 7 .300 4 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 9 1 .900 Arizona 7 3 .700 2 Colorado 4 6 .400 5 San Francisco 4 6 .400 5 San Diego 3 8 .273 6 12 Mondays Games Washington 6, Houston 3N.Y. Mets 6, Atlanta 1San Diego 7, Colorado 1Arizona 5, Pittsburgh 1Philadelphia 5, San Francisco 2 Tuesdays Games Washington 1, Houston 0Miami 5, Chicago Cubs 2Atlanta 9, N.Y. Mets 3L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee (n)Cincinnati at St. Louis (n)San Diego at Colorado (n)Pittsburgh at Arizona (n)Philadelphia at San Francisco (n) Todays Games N.Y. Mets (Dickey 2-0) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 0-1), 12:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 0-1) at Arizona (D.Hudson 1-0), 3:40 p.m. Houston (Harrell 1-0) at Washington (Zimmermann 0-1), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-0) at Miami (Buehrle 0-2), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 1-0) at Milwaukee (Greinke 1-1), 8:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 0-1) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 1-0), 8:15 p.m. San Diego (Richard 1-0) at Colorado (Nicasio 0-0), 8:40 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 0-1) at San Francisco (M.Cain 1-0), 10:15 p.m. Thursdays Games Chicago Cubs at Miami, 12:40 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1:45 p.m.Houston at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Atlanta at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.Philadelphia at San Diego, 10:05 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL Draft order First Round, April 26 1. Indianapolis2. Washington (from St. Louis)3. Minnesota4. Cleveland5. Tampa Bay6. St. Louis (from Washington)7. Jacksonville8. Miami9. Carolina10. Buffalo11. Kansas City12. Seattle13. Arizona14. Dallas15. Philadelphia16. N.Y. Jets17. Cincinnati (from Oakland)18. San Diego19. Chicago20. Tennessee21. Cincinnati22. Cleveland (from Atlanta)23. Detroit 24. Pittsburgh25. Denver26. Houston27. New England (from New Orleans)28. Green Bay29. Baltimore30. San Francisco31. New England32. N.Y. GiantsGOLFGolf week PGA TOUR TEXAS OPEN Site: San Antonio.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: TPC San Antonio, Oaks Course (7,435 yards, par 72). Purse: $6.2 million. Winners share: $1,116,000. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.). Online: http:// www.pgatour.com LPGA TOUR LPGA LOTTE CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Kapolei, Hawaii.Schedule: Today-Saturday.Course: Ko Olina Golf Club (6,421 yards, par 72). Purse: $1.7 million. Winners share: $255,000. Television: Golf Channel (TodayFriday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 p.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, midnight-3 a.m., 1-4 p.m.). Online: http:// www.lpga.com CHAMPIONS TOUR LEGENDS OF GOLF Site: Savannah, Ga.Schedule: Friday-Sunday.Course: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa (7,087 yards, par 72). Purse: $2.7 million. Winners shares: $230,000 each. Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 12:302:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m.). EUROPEAN TOUR/ ONEASIA TOUR CHINA OPEN Site: Tianjin, China.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Binhai Lake Golf Club (7,667 yards, par 72). Purse: $3.16 million. Winners share: $526,675. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.12:30 p.m. 4-6 p.m.). Online: http:// www.europeantour.com OneAsia Tour site: http:// www.oneasia. asia NATIONWIDE TOUR Next event: South Georgia Classic, April 26-29, Kinderlou Forest Golf Club, Valdosta, Ga. OTHER TOURNAMENTS MEN NGA TOUR: Mountain Lakes Classic, Thursday-Sunday, Cross Creek Plantation, Seneca, S.C. Online: http:// www.ngatour. com eGOLF PROFESSIONAL TOUR: Forest Oaks Classic, Wednesday-Friday, Forest Oaks Country Club, Greensboro, N.C. Online: http:// www.egolfprofessional tour.com WOMEN SYMETRA TOUR: Sara Bay Classic, Friday-Sunday, Sara Bay Country Club, Sarasota. Online: http:// www.symetratour. comHOCKEYNHL playoffs FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Monday NY Rangers 1, Ottawa 0, NY Rangers leads series 2-1 Boston 4, Washington 3, Boston leads series 2-1 St. Louis 4, San Jose 3, St. Louis leads series 2-1 Tuesday Florida at New Jersey (n)Nashville at Detroit (n)Phoenix at Chicago (n) Today NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Thursday Florida at New Jersey, 7 p.m.Boston at Washington, 7:30 p.m.Phoenix at Chicago, 8 p.m.St. Louis at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Friday x-Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. Saturday Washington at Boston, 3 p.m.New Jersey at Florida, 6:30 p.m.Ottawa at NY Rangers, 7 p.m.San Jose at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m.Chicago at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-if necessary 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 QUAIL HEIGHTS COUNTRY CLUB Chet Carter COUNTRY CLUB at LAKE CITY Ed Goff GOLF REPORTS Tuggle takes Mens Day Blitz Goss team wins Lions Club
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PG-13 Josh Blue: Sticky Change (N) TIGERS: In championship Thursday Continued From Page 1B CHS: Brinkley delives for Seniors Continued From Page 1B TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterKiwanis Golf TournamentThe Kiwanis Club of Lake City announces its annual Coa ch Joe Fields Golf Tournament at The Country Club at Lake City on May 18. Funds from the to urnament are used for maintenance on the Kiwanis Childrens Park and Sam Va nn Park in Lake City, and to support its children programs. Committee members are Bre nt Williams (from left), Tommy Tompkins, Norbie S. Ronsonet, chairman Jordan Wad e and Sid Thompson. Entry fee for the tournament is $60 per person. Hole spons orships are $50 and a combination golf and sponsorship package is offered for $100. Title sponsorship is $1,000. For details, call Wade at 288-2729, Ronsonet at 752-2180 o r Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266. 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 Tuesday. For details, go to email@example.com or call Wanda W. Bruce at (386) 364-7720.Q From staff reports bottom of the sixth, Columbia started its comeback. Bailey was hit by a pitch and Jason Plyn singled to give Columbia two base runners. Courson doubled to bring in Bailey and cut Union Countys lead to 3-1. After Ryan Thomas scored Plyn on an out to right field, the Tigers were down 3-2. Plyn was able to knock the ball loose on a play at the plate, however, and that allowed Courson to come in behind Plyn to tie the game. After Caleb Vaughn came in for a scoreless eighth inning, the Tigers pulled out the victory in the bottom of the ninth. Thomas hit a one-out single, stole second and scored on a hit by Brinkley to give Columbia the 4-3 win. Got to look at Bailey on Senior Night, Columbia head coach J.T. Clark said. He kind of kept us in the game all night after getting out of a jam. He kept the team believing and then Ryan Thomas had an unselfish at bat to get them going. Then, wouldnt you know it, Travis Brinkley, another senior, hits the game winner with two outs in the eighth for us, which was great. Weve been in a little slump since clinch-ing the district, but this is something that we can use to build upon. Columbia travels to Chiles High at 5:30 p.m. today in Tallahassee. Petrinos ex-mistress resignsAssociated PressFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. The former mis-tress of fired University of Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino has resigned from her position with the program, school officials announced Tuesday. Jessica Dorrells decision to step down as the football teams student-ath-lete development coordina-tor was mutual and there are no immediately plans to re-fill the job, Athletic Director Jeff Long said in a statement. Dorrell will be paid about $14,000 to settle all matters between the parties. of the game was Kvistads second as she hit a two-run shot to bring in Pilkington in the bottom of the fourth inning for a 7-0 lead. Pilkington added a solo shot in the bottom of the fifth to give Columbia an 8-0 lead. In the bottom of the sixth, Douglass stole third base and a throwing error allowed her to take home to give Columbia a 9-0 lead. After that it was Erin Andersons game on the mound. Anderson came in for six scoreless innings of work. She didnt give up a hit until the final inning where St. Augustine had three base runners reach. Anderson also recorded five strikeouts. Every time we have needed her, she has come in and yet to fail, Williams said. With runners in scoring position, Pilkington record-ed the final two outs of the game by picking runners off at third. But the story of the game was the Lady Tigers ability to hit the long ball. It was a long time coming and I couldnt be happier for Payton, Williams said. She kind of ignited the fire and then we dropped the bomb. Everyone that has been swinging it good con-tinued to swing with con-fidence and we had a big stick tonight. If the Lady Tigers can pull out another victory on Thursday, it will mark the third championship in four years for the senior class. Kentuckys starting 5 declares for NBA draft ASSOCIATED PRESSKentucky players (from left) Anthony Davis, Doron Lamb, Te rrence Jones, coach John Calipari, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague m ake the announcement that the players will enter the NBA draft on Tuesday in Lexington, Ky.By COLIN FLYAssociated PressLEXINGTON, Ky. Kentuckys starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together. Now, they will go their separate ways in the NBA. Freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague, and soph-omores Terrence Jones and Doron Lamb declared for the draft in a nationally televised news conference Tuesday night. We made it work, Jones said. We all wanted to be there and do it together like weve done everything else together. The group, all clad in similar blue UK golf shirts, came into the season large-ly untested before ascend-ing to No. 1, winning the Southeastern Conference in dominating fashion and capping an NCAA tourna-ment run with a 67-59 vic-tory over Kansas in the title game for the schools eighth championship. Its been a great opportunity playing here, Ill miss this team, the way we played together. We all love each other, said Davis, who picked up every major player of the year award and is likely the No. 1 pick in Junes draft. Im just going to miss this place. We won an NCAA champion-ship here and did a lot. We all did a lot for this school and Im going to miss it. The five join seniors Darius Miller, who is also projected to be drafted, and Eloy Vargas in leaving the program. This is a players first program. I said it three years ago. During the sea-son, its about our team. You saw it in this years team, they were about each other, coach John Calipari said. When the season is over, its about moments like this. The departures mean only freshman Kyle Wiltjer remains from the rota-tion with a new class of highly touted recruits join-ing Calipari next season. Calipari said he had never watched the final game of a season until this one. Kidd-Gilchrist appeared emotional for a few moments at the podium and later said his mother, Cindy Richardson, wanted him to return to school since he was one of the youngest players in Division I after turning 18 in September. Instead, he has other plans for her. I want to spoil my mom. I think Im going to spoil my mom to death. Thats one thing Im looking forward to, said Kidd-Gilchrist, who plans to buy her a watch for starters. Im ready, I think. Im ready for anything that comes my way now. Teague, the point guard, seemed to be the only play-er who might be a ques-tionable first-round pick in Caliparis effort to match his 2010 draft class that saw five players go in the first round led by the No. 1 overall pick, John Wall. Teague said he felt like he did enough to be drafted in the first round by leading a great team thats kind of like an NBA team to a national championship. This is my lifelong dream to play in the NBA and to be doing it with these guys, were all just making the decision together just makes it that much more special, Teague said.
DEAR ABBY: My youngest daughter, Lizzy, the sweetest and most con-scientious of my children, has been cut off yet again by her mother, Ruth. Ruth pressured Lizzy to graduate from high school a year early because she couldnt date with a child still at home. (Her words.) After graduation, Lizzy was shipped off to another state for college, then abandoned to find her own funding for continued edu-cation. The truth is, Ruth didnt want that pregnancy in the first place and has held it against Lizzy. The deeper truth is I wanted another child and deliberately got Ruth pregnant. I never told anyone, even after Ruth divorced me several years later. As far as I know, she has always accepted it as accidental. What I did was wrong, yet I cant imagine a world without my daughter in it. Lizzy is the only one of my children who has become close to me since the divorce. Should I share the truth about her birth with my daughter? Im not sure because I have always believed it is a major mis-take to admit to a child of any age that their preg-nancy was a surprise, let alone that it was unwanted. Two of my siblings werent planned, and one of them has become a bitter and distant adult. I want to help my daughter understand and accept her mothers insane actions and get on with her own life. What should I do? -GUILT-RIDDEN DAD DEAR GUILT-RIDDEN: Lizzy already has a pretty good idea that she wasnt wanted, and I wouldnt be surprised if her mother hasnt told her she was a surprise baby. Do not try to expiate your feelings of guilt by telling your daugh-ter what you have told me. That is a discussion you should have with your con-fessor, not your child. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My son was recently diagnosed with bone cancer and is currently receiving treat-ment. We heard about a fundraiser for pediatric cancer being held in our community. We joined the event and have received many donations from fam-ily and friends. As much as I want to hand-write thank-you cards, between his treat-ments, my work schedule and my other kids I cant find the time. Is an email thank you OK? The dona-tions have all been made online. -WANTS TO DO THE RIGHT THING DEAR WANTS TO DO THE RIGHT THING: I know you are under a lot of pressure right now. However, please refrain from expressing your grat-itude by email. Send short, handwritten, personal notes -a few at a time -to those who gave money, as your schedule permits. It is the proper thing to do, and they will be appreci-ated. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: For decades I have been told I look like my mother. The problem is, my mother is ugly! I no longer respond to the comment, preferring to remain silent and just stare at the person instead. Abby, please remind people that unless the comparison is to an attrac-tive model, opinions should be kept to oneself. -BEAUTIFUL IN MY OWN WAY, RICHMOND, KY. DEAR BEAUTIFUL IN YOUR OWN WAY: Ill remind them, but its possi-ble that youre overly sen-sitive. The person could be referring to a family resemblance, your color-ing or a mannerism. A diplomatic response would be, Thank you. Isnt she a dear? DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): By acting on impulse, you will surprise someone who will divulge informa-tion you require. Its your spontaneity that will keep everyone wondering what youll do next. Variety and diversification are your tickets to success. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Deal with any legal, financial or health matters quickly. You may have to use a little force if you want to get things done on time and to your specifications. Dont give in to an emotion-al ploy that will end up cost-ing you financially. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be realistic regarding the promises you make. If you are too generous with your time, money or the services you offer, some-one will take advantage of you. Problems or opposi-tion will arise if you are too open about your plans. ++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Hide your emotions from anyone who can influ-ence your position or repu-tation. Dont deviate from the way you are asked to do things. You will face a no-win situation that must be handled with caution. Compromise will pay off. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Participate in events and you will be recognized for your skill, talent and abil-ity to take charge. Love is in the stars, and you can enrich your current relationship with a little romance, or find someone special if you are single. +++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take care of money, health or legal matters that can influence your home, family and personal securi-ty. Take an interest in polit-ical reforms that can affect your lifestyle and environ-ment. Speaking up for your rights will enhance your reputation. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make the first move if it will help you get a deal off the ground or initiate a friendship with someone you want to get to know better or work with. Dont allow a controlling person to hold you back. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take on a challenge and it will motivate you to get involved in larger proj-ects that can lead to mon-etary and personal gains. Look into making physical or financial alterations that will bring you greater con-fidence or stability. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A residen-tial move or change will work to your advantage. Changing your surround-ings, the way you live or who you live with will not please everyone, but it will make you happy. Follow your heart and live your life your way. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Assess and consider your options before you lay your cards on the table. You are likely to upset someone if you make changes without get-ting approval first. Focus on self-improvement and keeping the peace for the time being. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Youve got what it takes to persuade others to follow your lead. Home improvement projects will pay off, and love relation-ships will be enhanced by the changes you make. A skill or service you can offer will bring cash returns. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Dont be disillusioned by what others say or do. Stick to the truth and keep your thoughts out in the open. Honesty will be the only route to take if you dont want to suffer a loss. Dont give in to emotional manipulation. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Dad wants his daughter to know she was no accident Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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NOTE: All construction personnel who will be working on School Board of Co-lumbia County property as part of this project are required by Florida law, F.S. 1012.32, to meet Level 2 criminal background screening re-quirements. Date, Time & Place for Pre-Bid Conference: ALLBIDDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TOATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE ATEastside Ele-mentary School, Lake City, FLORIDA, TO BE HELD AT10:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY, APRIL25, 2012. Place for Receiv-ing Bids: Columbia County School District, Administrative Complex, Purchasing Office, Room 233 2nd Floor, East Wing, 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida 32055, Telephone (386) 755-8030. Bid Documents Prepared By: CRAIG SALLEY& ASSOCI-ATES, ARCHITECTS, 3911 Newberry Road, Suite D, Gaines-ville, FL32607,(352) 372-8424, FAX (352) 377-4945. Bid Documents Available from: http://www.csa-architect.com/bid_documents.html. Project Description: The work in-cludes, but is not limited to, theex-pansion of the existing kitchen at Eastside Elementary School locat-ed in Lake City, Florida. Sitework involves associated stormwater, grease traps, waste water and pota-ble waterpiping connected to exist-ing systems on the campus. Asbes-tos and Lead Abatement is includ-ed in the Scope of this Project, with EngineeringSurvey Reports bound in the Proj-ect Manual. Building construction consists of CMU bearing walls with brick veneer; bar joists with metal decking, tapered rigid roof insulation and built up roofing; gutters and downspouts. Materials include vinyl tile; hard tile flooring in Kitchen and Dishwash areas; aluminum storefront; hollow metal doors and frames; acoustical tile ceilings; painted block interior walls; fluorescent lighting. The HVAC system consists of roof mounted AHUs; metal ductwork; Kitchen exhaust hood; dishwash exhaust hood; new and relocated Kitchen equipment; DDC controls, and related mechanical / electrical equipment.Dates of Advertisement: April 11, 18 and 25, 2012FOR THE COLUMBIACOUN-TYSCHOOLDISTRICTMike Millikin, SuperintendentBy:R.M. Mike Null, Director of Purchasing05531747April 11, 18 and 25, 2012 NOTICE OFSALETake notice that by reason of the de-fault in the terms of the Security Agreement dated August 25, 2011 between Customer and Columbia Bank, AState Banking Association, the following personal property, TO-WIT2010 Nissan Frontier King Cab SE 2WDVIN 1N6BD0CT1AC442706will be offered for sale to the highest bidder (as is) provided by law on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Columbia Bank, 173 NWHillsboro Street, Lake City, FL32055. The undersigned reserves the right to bid.Terms of sale: CashBrad Neal, AVP, Special Assets05532106April 18, 2012 TOWHOM It May Concern: You are hereby notified that the fol-lowing described livestock, 2 goats, tan with cropped ears, is now im-pounded at an authorized Columbia County Sheriffs Office livestock fa-cility and the amount due by reason of such impounding is $183.90 plus $5.00 per day for care and custody of said livestock. The above described livestock will, unless redeemed with-in 3 days from date hereof, be of-fered for sale at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash.Mark Hunter, SheriffColumbia County, Florida05532138April 18, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile Number 12-40-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF ELIZABETH C. BAUGHN a/k/a ELIZABETH ANNABAUGHN,Deceased,NOTICE TO CREDITORSTOALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINSTTHE ABOVE ESTATE:You are hereby notified that an Or-der of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of ELIZA-BETH C. BAUGHN a/k/a ELIZA-BETH ANNABAUGHN, Deceased, File No. 12-40-CP, by the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Fl 32055; that the total cash value of the estate is $-0and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are:NAME-Willard R. Baughn AD-DRESS-4452 NWWisteria Dr., Lake City, Fl 32055NAME-Yvonne B. Tison AD-DRESS316 NE Sunnybrook St, Lake City, FL32055NAMEMarcia Baughn ADDRESS23 Peace Drive, Bronson, Fl. 32621ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against descendants estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTYDAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or de-mands against the estate of the dece-dent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREV-ER BARRED.The date of the first publication of this Notice is02500081April 18, 25, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 09000298CADIVISION:FEDERALHOME LOAN MORT-GAGE CORPORATION,Plaintiff,vs.MARYLYNN MEEKS, et al, Defendant(s).NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 4/9/2012 and entered in Case NO. 09000298CAof the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judi-cial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida wherein FEDERALHOME LOAN MORTGAGE COR-PORATION, is the Plaintiff and MARYLYNN MEEKS; ROBERTG. SIMPSON; BANK OF AMERI-CA, N.A.; JANE DOE N/K/ATRA-CYE BERO are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUM-BIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 30th day of May, 2012. the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment:SECTION 13; COMMENCE ATTHE SWCORNER OF THE W1/2 OF THE SE 1/4, SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, THENCE RUN N 1 DE-GREE 41 MINUTES 25 FEETE, ADISTANCE OF 30 FEETTO THE NORTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE OF WEEKS ROAD, THENCE N 89 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 59 FEETE, ADISTANCE OF 971.17 FEET; THENCE N 1 DEGREE 41 MI-NUTES 25 FEETE, 1280 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 1 DE-GREE 41 MINUTES 25 FEETE, ADISTANCE OF 160.00 FEET; THENCE RUN N 89 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 59 FEETE, ADIS-TANCE OF 301.09 FEET; THENCE RUN S 2 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 12 FEETW, ADIS-TANCE OF 160.00 FEET, THENCE RUN S 89 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 59 FEETW, ADISTANCE OF 299.15 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. SAID LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE W1/2 OF THE SE 1/4, SECTION 13, TOWN-SHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, AND ALSO KNOWN AS LOT7, BLOCK A, DEERHAVEN SUBDI-VISION, UNRECORDED.A/K/ATOWNSHIP4 S RANGE 1, LAKE CITY, FL32055Any 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 sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on 4/9/2012.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkIn accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L, Na-ples, Florida 33962, telephone num-ber (813)774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.05532087April 18, 25, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-2011-CA-000187DIVISION:PHH MORTGAGE CORPORA-TION F/K/ACENDANTMORT-GAGE CORPORATION D/B/ACENTURY21 MORTGAGE, Plaintiff,vs.MICHELE MELLO A/K/AMI-CHELE L. MELLO, et al,Defendant(s).NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Mort-gage Foreclosure dated April 10,2012 and entered in Case No. 12-2011-CA-000187 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida wherein PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION F/K/ACENDANTMORTGAGE CORPORATION D/B/ACENTURY21 MORTGAGE is the Plaintiff and MICHELE MEL-LO A/K/AMICHELE L. MELLO; EUSEBIO MELLO A/K/AEUSE-BIO V. MELLO A/K/AEUSEBIO VINCENZO MELLO; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; CACH, LLC; TENANT#1 N/K/AJONATHAN MELLO are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUM-BIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 16th day of May, 2012, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment:TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH-RANGE 17 EASTSECTION 23: PARCELA: APARTOF THE NORTHWEST1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH RANGE 17 EAST, MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE ATTHE NORTHWESTCORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST1/4 AND RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 21 MI-NUTES 02 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE WESTLINE THERE-OF, 868.91 FEETFOR APOINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 16 MI-NUTES 30 SECONDS EAST, 1187.72 FEETTO APOINTON THE WESTLINE OF LANDS DE-SCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 799, PAGE 1739 OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA, THENCE SOUTH 07 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WESTLINE THEREOF, 188.53 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 87 DE-GREES 16 MINUTES 30 SEC-ONDS WEST, 1159.12 FEETTO APOINTON THE WESTLINE OF SAID NORTHWEST1/4; THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 21 MI-NUTES 02 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WESTLINE THERE-OF, 185.67 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDASUBJECTTOEXISTING ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAYACROSS THE WESTSIDE THEREOF.A/K/A1187 SE PRESS RUTH DRIVE, LAKE CITY, FL32025Any 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 sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on 4/11/12.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkIn accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L, Na-ples, Florida 33962, telephones num-ber (813)774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.02500080April 18, 25, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 09-000785-CADIVISION:BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONALASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,vs.JOHN H. KIRKLAND, et al, De-fendant(s).NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 4/3/2012 and entered in Case NO. 09-000785-CAof the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONALASSOCI-ATION, is the Plaintiff and JOHN H. KIRKLAND; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN H. KIRKLAND N/K/AAMANDACLINE KIRKLAND; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPART-MENTOF REVENUE; are the De-fendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 9th day of May, 2012, the following descri-bed property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LegalLOT57, OF THREE RIVERS ES-TATES SUBDIVISION, UNIT19, ASUBDIVISION AS PER THE PLATTHEREOF FILED ATPLATBOOK 6, PAGE 13, OF THE PUB-LIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A2006 CLAYSWMH, VIN# 30SP116763BH06.A/K/A298 SWNEWARK DR, FT. WHITE, FL32038Any 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 sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on 4/4/2012.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05532086April 18, 25, 2012 020Lost & Found LOSTFAMILY PET Adult male yorkie. Lost in Country Club area. REWARD. Please call 386-365-2125. LOST, TAN PITTBULL MIX, 10 weeks, missing since April 6th aruond Pennsylvania St. Reward 386-867-9078 100Job Opportunities05531978EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for on-call tournament Maintenance Worker I Landscape & Parks Department. Duties include manual labor, raking infields, moving bases, cleaning restrooms, trash disposal and other tasks to ensure a safe and clean tournament environment. Minimum requirements: High school diploma/GED, 18 years of age. One year experience in housekeeping or custodial work; labor experience in construction, maintenance & repair work. Must possess valid Fl drivers license. Salary is $10.02/hour, NO BENEFITS Work days are usually Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 AM until the last game ends. This an as needed position with no guaranteed numberof hours Successful applicant must pass preemployment physical, drug screening and criminal history background. Applications may be obtained at the Human Resources Office Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando, Suite 203, Lake City, FL 32055, (386)719-2025, TDD (386)758-2139 or our website (www.columbiacountyfla.com), Applications must be received on or before 04/27/12. AA/EEO/ADA/VPEmployer. 05531990Managers and Assistant Managers Join a team of managers in the Convenience store business. Now accepting applications for qualified people for Lake city. We offer a competitive salary, weekly pay, bonus, incentives, paid holidays, and vacation. Must have retail experience and willing to work a flexible schedule. Fax Resume to: 352-333-1161 Attn: Tammy Email: email@example.com 05532065PAYLESS SHOESOURCE, leader in family footwear, is looking for Store Managers for North Central Florida. Competitive salary and benefits along with career growth opportunities. Please contact Chris.Fuori@payless.com with resume. 05532093The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carrier Apply in person during normal business hours or email Mandy Brown Circulation Director at: mbr own@lakecityr epor ter .com NO PHONE CALLS 100Job Opportunities05532094Suwannee Valley Grassing, Inc. is accepting applications for TRUCK DRIVER Must have a valid Class ACDL. Must be able to work weekends as reqd. Normal work week is MonFri. Some out of town work. Apply in person: 3100 Hwy 441N & Cason Rd; north of Five Points. Approx. 0.5 mi south of I-10, across from the Target Distribution Center. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Females are encouraged to apply. Applications accepted until position is filled. EEO & DFWP 05532111Sales Position available at the North Florida Auto Agency. Benefits package, bonuses, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Looking for highly motivated, positive attitude & professional appearance. Apply in person or call Brad today at 386-758-6171. 2 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Wesley Parker 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: 06/03/2012 12/05/2012. 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 #KY0450974. 4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Harold Dwight Faulkner Somerset, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Row Crop, Vegetable, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 06/10/2012 12/30/2012. 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 #KY0450587. 4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Tom Willett Fancy Farm, 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: 06/10/2012 12/20/2012. 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 #KY0451389. 7 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Joel Cook Franklin, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 06/10/2012 01/10/2013. 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 #KY0451111. CDLDrivers Wanted, dedicated routes, Target Account, Out of Lake City, FL Call Willie 229-630-0021 CHEVROLETDEALER is looking for a GM trained Parts Manager with hands on experience. Major benefits available. Good working environment at single point dealership. Apply in person or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, APRIL18, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 6B 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 Like New AccordV6, sun roof, spoiler, etc. 38,000 mi., 1 owner, garage kept, full warranty. Reduced to$18,900Call386-752-1364 or 386-965-4340 100Job OpportunitiesCloth Cutter: Person to cut cloth from patterns and misc. other duties. Also a sewing machine operator. Call Hafners 386-755-6481 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. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION The Commissioners of Union County Housing Authority located at: 715 West Main Street, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054 is seeking a candidate for the position of Executive Director. The UCHAis a low-income PHAwith a total of 122 units and a staff of (7) employees. This position reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. The selected candidate will assume the responsibilities of the day to day operation of all aspect of the HA, including Property Management, Planning, Budget & Finance, and compliance requirements as well as Public Relations. The minimum requirement for this position is as follows: Aminimum of (3) years experience as an Executive Director. Must possess a valid drivers license and Public housing Management Certification, Salary will be negotiable, depending on education and or experience with excellent benefits. Please send resume and expected salary to: The Union County Housing Authority Attention: Rhoda Russ 715 Wet Main Street Lake Butler, FL. 32054 Submission must be received no later than 4:00 P.M. on Monday, April 30, 2012. No fax accepted. This is an EOE Agency. This position may remain open until a qualified applicant is accepted. FASTGROWING company is looking to hire individuals in our Customer Service, Production and Sales departments. Looking for reliable people with drive and determination to work in this fast paced environment. Full time positions with flexible hours available. Applicants must have a great attitude and be willing to learn. We need rock stars! Please send resume to email@example.com or fax to 386-755-4704. FRITO LAY Part Time Detailer Competitve pay & flexible schedule. Can lead to fulltime opportunities. Apply online @ www.fritolayemployment.com Equal Opportunity Employment FURNITURE DELIVERY DRIVER position available, Box Truck driving, experience. helpful. Furniture Showplace, across & East of Publix, apply in person. NOWHIRING!!! We are now hiring experienced Class ADrivers Excellent benefits package including health, dental and 401K. All applicants MUSTHave: Class ACDLwith X endorsements. 1 yr tractor-trailer experience with a t/t school certification or 2 yrs. tractor-trailer experience without the certification. 25 yrs or older Please apply online at floridarockandtanklines.com 1-866-352-7625. Part Time Bull DozerOperator needed for FJ Hill Construction. Experienced required Call 386-752-7887 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 WE ARELOOKING for an Experienced (2+ yrs.) OTR Driver. Please Call 1-877-745-8730 to receive an application. 120Medical Employment05531999MEDICALASSISTANT Requirements: Phlebotomy certified with min. 1 yr. exp. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 05532136Fast paced, high volume medical facility seeking a Financial Specialist. Duties include collecting, posting, submitting claims and managing account payments. Applicants must have knowledge of all major insurance carriers, collections, CPTand ICD-9 coding, proficient in Excel. Min. 2 yrs. exp. in medical coding and billing preferred. Please submit your resume with salary requirements email@example.com JOB OPENING Certified Pharmacy Tech, Regular Schedule, Apply in person DeSoto Drug Store, 297 N. Marion Ave. Madison County Memorial Hospital Now Hiring: RN Nurse Manager Medical Lab Technologist RNs FT& As NeededPlease contact Human Resources (850)973-2271 ext. 1906 EOE/DFW OFFICE MANAGER Needed for medical office. Experience needed in bookkeeping/accounting principals, medical office procedures, coding/billing and marketing. Excellent communication and customer service skills a must. Fax resume to 386-719-5654. 240Schools & Education05531665Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class-04/30/12 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 LAB MALE BLACK Neutered, 3 years old. Up to date on shots. Good with kids. Call 386-758-9494 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. YORKSHIRE STUD, 500 lbs ?, $250 Call 386-758-2978 402Appliances GE Gas Stove White, Works great $150.00. OBO 386-292-3927 GE REFRIGERATOR 18-20 cu ft Very clean. $175. OBO 386-292-3927 WHITE GEPROFILE REFRIGERATOR WITH ICE MAKER FOR SALE $150.00 CALL 386-752-1811 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 430Garage Sales F ri. 4/20 & Sat. 4/21, 8-?, 202 SE Mill Creek Court off CR 252, Lots of misc. Follow Signs. INDOORS VFWPost 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, Sat. 4/21, 8-1, household, clothes, baked goods, & lots more, 386-752-5001 MOVING SALE Fri. 4/20 & Sat. 4/21, 8-4 p.m, 204th Terrace, off of CR 137., furn., camping, kit. items, tools, glass wear, rugs, bedspread, canning items, phone 386-963-4560 or 386-365-0114. Look for signs on CR 137. MOVING SALE, SAT. 4/21, 8-2 p.m., 16560 Jewett St., White Springs (across from Suwannee Springs Apts.), everything must go, furn., household, tools, yard art, flower pots, books, lots of stuff. Look for signs. Rain or Shine. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SUN. 4/22, 8-?, 555 NWScenic Lake Dr., Woodborough Subd., furn., fishing items, dec. items, appls., household goods, lots more. 440Miscellaneous 180 JOHN DEERE 38 Cut Lawn Tractor 17HPKawasaki Engine with bagger. Lots of extras $300. SOLD QUEEN SIZE SHEET $15.00 Set Call 386-758-6886 520Boats forSale 06 Alum 17 Bass boat. 50hp, 4 stroke Suzuki motor. Bought new, mint cond. Valued at $9,000. Asking $6,000 obo. 386-288-0121 630Mobile Homes forRent2 BR/2 BAWellborn $450.00 dep. $450.00 mo. 386-623-9650 2 BR/2BA, Very clean, furnished, in the country, $600 mo. plus utilities. NO PETS. Call 386-935-2461 3 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 Country Living 3 BR/2BA, exc. cond., includes all appl., garbage pickup & water. No pets, off of 252/Pinemount, 386-752-5617. LOVELYSWMH 3/2, Built 2006 on 2 fenced acres in Olustee. $700 mo. Income & rental history verif. 904-349-5192 owner/agent. 640Mobile Homes forSale3/2 1,446sq. ft. on 2 acres, with all the upgrades, built in 2010 & shows like a model. $79,900 MLS #78520 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers, 386-867-1271 640Mobile Homes forSale44X12 Covered Front Porch, 4/2 manf. home, sky lights, large closets, 2,560 sq. ft. all on 5 acres, $99,000 MLS 79826 Derington Properties 386-965-4300 Beautiful 1 acre lot in great location with a 14x70 2/2 Fleetwood only $1,500 down and $249 mo. Call Dave Ammons 386-292-6290 email: firstname.lastname@example.org EASTSIDE VILLAGE!Retirement community. breakfast nook, screened porch. Community. pool & clubhouse. $62,900 MLS 79878 DeringtonProperties 386-965-4300 FACTORYOUTLETPRICES (4) Brand New Doublewides by Jacobsen under $50,000. All new homes in del-set-skirting-steps and central AC. Only At North Pointe Homes in Gainesville on Hwy. 441. Call 352-872-5566. HUGE 32X80 4/2 $65,955 New 2012 Home has 9 ft. ceilings and Huge Man Cave Family Room. 2,300 sq. ft. Price incl. del-set-AC-shirt-steps. North Pointe Homes. Pre-approval by Phone, Hwy. 441 Gainesville, 352-872-5566. I Specialize In Repos and Used Mobile Home, $6,500 and up Call Paula Ammons 386-292-6290 email: email@example.com LIKE NEW!3BR/2BAMH On 1 acre is move-in Ready ONLY$65,000 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY INC. 755-5110 #79728 Mobile Home Wanted Singlewide or Doublewide, good condition, Reasonable offer will pay cash. Call 386-288-8379 Mossey Oak Homes Factory Outlet New 2012 3/2 $36,900, New 4/2 $39,900 & New 4/2 $59,900, Incl. delv., set-up, ac, etc. First Coast Homes 386-752-1452 Palm HarborHomes New 2012 Models $15K Off All Homes 800-622-2832 ext. 210 P rice Reduced! 2006 Fleetwood Annv. Series 3/2 plus office, split bdr. plan, privacy fence, lg. kitch.. Patti Taylor@ Access Realty MLS #78411 $63,900, 623-6896 R eady to Move In, 4 BR/2 BA, over 2,000 sq. ft., lots of upgrades, $2,500 down $399 mo., possible owner fin. First Coast Homes (386) 752-1452. Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473, 4/2 on10 acres in Bell. 2,200 heated sqft. in country, Bring all offers! $89,000 MLS#76582 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473, Lg. home in s/d on 2 acres! Will have fishing rights to Lake at Timberlake, Sold As Is $49,900 MLS#74862. WOODGATE VILLAGE!3BR 2BADWMH w/fenced yd, carport & wkshop $39,900 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY INC. 755-5110 #79078 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05531989Best deal in town!WINDSONG APTS386-758-8455 2/1 w/garage & washer/dryer hookups. West side of town, Call for details 386-755-6867 2BR/1.5 BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com CLEAN 1/1 Duplex, laundry room, fireplace, privacy near Baya/McFarlane. $500 mo. + dep. No dogs 386-961-9181 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 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 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 730Unfurnished Home ForRent1br/1ba Free ele. Utilities incl. 4mi S. Lake City. $300dep. $375mo. 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 421 SW Chapel Hill St. In Town 3 BR/2 BA, Lg. Kit./Fam., Lg. L.R., covered patio, 2 car CP w/closed laundry/storage Rm., CH & A, $985 mo., incl. lawn maint. 386-397-3335. 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2 BR/1BALake City, $650 dep. $650 mo. No Pets, 386-623-9650 3 BR/21/2 BALake City $1,550 dep. $1,550 mo. 386-623-9650 3 BR/2BAWhite Springs $840 dep. $840 mo. 386-623-9650 3br/1.5ba. Very clean, Block great area. CH/A& indoor laundry. Carport & Fenced (privacy) back yard. $800. mo $800. dep. (941)920-4535 CONVENIENTLOCATION 2brApartment. Close to downtown. $485. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 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 Commercial Building 30 x 40 on 4 acres for lease on SR 247 $595.00 dep. $595.00 mo. 386-623-9650 COMMERCIALPROPERTY FOR LEASE, 15,000 Sq. ft.,with office area, $1,800 month. Call 386-438-8555 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. 770Condos ForRent 3 BR/3 BAon golf course in Country Club area, remodeled, hardwood floors, fireplace, $1,200 mo. 1st+last+sec. 386-362-4216. 790Vacation Rentals Horseshoe Beach Special Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 Floridas Last Frontier 805Lots forSale 1 to 5 acre lots paved roads Falling Creek area, $300 down $300 a month. Call 386-623-0232. 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. Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473, Beautiful lot on Suwannee River, well & septic (above ground) both 5-6 yrs. old., $45,000 MLS #78842 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473, 20 acre wooded tract, very nice piece of land, 10 mi. from Cedar Key, Price to Sell! $50,000 MLS#78886 810Home forSale 3/2 1,809sq. ft., corner lot walkability to grocery stores, rest. & doctors offices. $79,900 MLS#79574 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3/2 Brick, metal roof, fenced backyard, conv. to VAHosp., Timco, Fla. Gateway Coll., $77,700 MLS #80464, REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271. 3/2 on .50 acre built in 2005. Owners pride shows here. Lots of storage and upgrades. MLS #79880. GingerParkerHallmark Real Estate (386) 365-2135. 3BR/1BAW/1,296SqFt convenient to downtown $58,000 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #80227 BRICK 3/2with granite in kitchen & baths, new flooring, great room & 24x24 detached gar./workshop. $112,500 MS 80254 Derington Properties 386-965-4300 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company 3/2 w/office & den., scrd. porch, above ground pool, approx. 2,204 sq. ft. $195,000, MLS #80340, 386-752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company Enjoy the past, 4 BR/2BAin Branford. Newer A/C, metal roof, well maint. $64,900 MLS#80381, 386-752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company 3BR/2BA, 1,900 sq. ft., large master suite, scrd. porch, 4.94 acres in Live Oak, $79,000, MLS#80476, 386-752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company Large brick in est. subdv. 3BR/2BA, 1,684 sq. ft., Needs TLC. $94,900 MLS #80211, 386-752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company 4BR/2 and 1 partial bath, 5.05+ acres, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, granite, $240,000 MLS#80446, 386752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company, Needs a little love,3 BR/2BA, flagstone fireplace, lg. eat-in kit., 2 car gar., $86,000 MLS#80450, 386-752-6575 Charming Brick home w/screened in garage for outdoor entertaining. Quiet neighborhood. MLS #78440. Teresa Spradley-Hallmark Real Estate (386) 365-8343. Coldwell Bank Bishop Realty 3BR/2BA, 1,590 sq. ft., screen porch, workshop, fenced backyard. $97,500 MLS#74542 Mary Brown Whitehurst 386-965-0887 Coldwell Bank Bishop Realty Great location, building w/lots of space, floor area adaptable for business. $229,900, MLS#80346, Elaine K. Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 3 BR/2BA, 1,474 sq. ft, 2 car gar., deck, freshly painted, new carpet, $109,900 MLS#79581, Mary Brown Whitehurst 386-965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Brick 4BR/2.5 BA, wood floors, large back porch, carport, super investment, $63,900 MLS#79970 Elaine K. Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Exc. location. 1,512 sq. ft. + 210 sq. ft. room, recent remodeling. $94,500 MLS#79838 Mary Brown Whitehurst 386-965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 4BR/3BA, on lake, many upgrades, $299,000 MLS#76085 Elaine K. Tolar 386-755-6488 or Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Family Wanted. 3/2 Home with over 1,600 sqft. Fireplace, large private fenced backyard! MLS #79943. Paula Lawrence Hallmark Real Estate (386) 623-1973 Home Retreat! Immaculate Home. Outdoor kitchen, fenced pool/patio. MLS #80393 Teresa Spradley Hallmark Real Estate (386) 365-8343 LARGE 2,000+SqFt 3BR/2BA home near schools & shopping ONLY$28,500 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY, INC. 755-5110 #77505 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 NEAR SUMMERSELEM! 3BR/2BAw/1,705 SqFt w/FP$119,500 DANIEL CRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #80463 Picadilly Park Area, Nice Brick 3/2 on large .836 acre lot. Fenced back yard, work shop, pole barn. Patti Taylor@Access Realty MLS #78989 $129,900, 623-6896. Poole Realty, Donna Dawson, Lake view, newly remodeled, 5BR/5BA, balcony, spiral stairs to patio, on one acre. $295,000 MLS#78495, 386-288-5679 Poole Realty Glenda McCall, 3/2 in 55+ Eastside Retirement Comm., w/Florida room, lg. kit., patio, sprinkler, 2 car gar.$135,000 MLS#79546, 386-208-5244 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah, 4/2, 2,100+sq. ft. huge master br. w/walk-in closet, screened back porch, detached gar., $184,000 MLS #80283, 386-208-3847. 810Home forSale Poole Realty Kellie Shirah, BIG House, 2,100 sqft. 10ceilings, on beautiful 10 ac., incl. outdoor bld. 18x25, $259,000, MLS #80224, 386-208-3847 Live Oak, FL Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah, Furn. River Front on the Suwannee, 5 acr., home is deceivingly spacious and can entertain plenty. $127,000. MLS#80271 386-208-3847 Poole Realty, William Golightly, 3/1 Brick mins. from everything, wood laminate flooring, fenced around 2 sides, 1 car gar., $95,000 MLS# 80275, 386-590-6681 PRICE SLASHED!3BR/2BA Brick home REMODELED! Fenced backyard $69,500 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY INC. 755-5110 #78340 Refreshing! Looking for a clean home inside and out, this is it! 3/2, 1,600 sqft. Nice area MLS #80191 Janet Creel Hallmark Real Estate (386) 719-0382 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473, 4/2 lrg. home on 1 acre. Granite floors, open kit. & Fla. room, wrap around front porch, $129,000 MLS#77292 Room to Run. Desirable Location on an acre of land. 3/2, 1,300 sqft. brick home. MLS #80332 Jay Sears Hallmark Real Estate (386) 867-1613 Victorian on 2.66 acres. Double deck porches, fireplaces, incls. triplewide MH, Total of 9 BR/3 BA. PattiTaylor@ Access Realty MLS #71594, $149,900, 623-6896 820Farms & Acreage4 acres, Wellborn, New Well installed, Beautifully wooded w/cleared Home Site, owner fin, no down, $39,900, $410 mon Call 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com Owner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 840Out of Town PropertyIncome Producing Property, 4 houses for Sale, includes 5 Rentals, located in North Georgia mountain town, Call 706-202-3595 Asking price $459,000. 860Investment PropertyResults Realty, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473, Great investment property in city limits. Both units occupied with tenants that want to stay. $50,000 MLS#79206 nr 5 a week days Lake City Reporter
Harley fans rally in Cuba 2C 1CACT2 After 40 years, she knows mowers TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Judy Hair and Terry Wilson look through a catalog to order lawnmower replacement parts. Hair, who owns Hairs Mower Parts & Repair, has worked at the shop for nearly 40 years. Judy Hair, 76, is an expert in the business. By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Judy Hair knows lawn mower parts the way some women know kitchen imple ments. She can explain about lawnmower blades and sizes, tell what kinds of belts and pulleys are need ed or even show a customer how to install them. There have been times when Hair used to pick up and deliver mowers to customers. Hair, 76, is the owner of Hairs Mower Parts & Repair, 314 N. Marion Ave. She started working in the shop in 1973 after her hus band died, and still works 45 50 hours a week there. Hairs Mower and Parts & Repair is a family-owned and -run business and Hair enjoys working with her family members. We get along fine, she said. We never fight or anything. Terry Wilson, my main technician, has been here for 35 years. We help each other. Hair works with her daughter Tracie, the stores main technician, Terry HAIR continued on 3C StatePoint Experts say consumers should take a proactive approach toward reducing healthcare expenses. Health care: Small changes can help save (StatePoint) If youre like many Americans, your healthcare is taking a major bite out of your paycheck. According to the Organization for Economic Development, the average American spends $7,960 on healthcare annually, representing nearly 20 percent of the average U.S. income of $40,000. Experts are advising consumers to take a proactive approach toward reducing their healthcare expenses. The best way to reduce healthcare costs is to prevent them, says Dr. Andrew Myers, an expert in preventative health and nutrition, and author of Health is Wealth. Living a healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of chronic illnesses that are expensive to manage. To help, Dr. Andrew Myers is offering some simple healthy living tips: Get screened: Health and wellness screenings are crucial for early detection of health issues. Know what you are at risk for, so you know what you should be managing. Get active: Be more active in your daily life, whether that is exercising, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or walking instead of driving. Strive to get the recom mended 30 minutes of heart-healthy exer cise three to five times weekly. Eat healthier: Set simple goals like incorporating a fruit or vegetable into every meal, or replacing a junk food snack with something nutritious. Chart your progress: Keep track of your progress and stay motivated by celebrating HEALTH continued on 2C Wednesday, April 18, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 1C