The Lake City reporter
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Title: The Lake City reporter
Uniform Title: Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: John H. Perry
Place of Publication: Lake City Fla
Creation Date: March 3, 2012
Publication Date: 05-02-2012
Frequency: daily (monday through friday)[<1969>-]
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Corrections officer Sgt. Ruben H. Thomas III was killed by an inmate March 18. After the bell, representatives from each officers agency announced the date of the mans death, how he was killed and the family that survived him. Representatives laid a rose in front of a photograph of each officer, dating back to 1900. Ruben Thomas Jr., Thomas IIIs father, said the ceremony was very nice and very honorable. It was touching to see officers from more than 100 years ago honored, although it was tough to see his own son honored. I am proud of our community that we can come together and be strong, Thomas Jr. said. Ken Tucker, secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, said during the ceremony the best part of his job for the last 35 years has been working with heroes every day. Tucker said officers from every agency leave the safety of their homes to stand up for what is right. Ive been to far too many funerals for those who have given their lives, he said. He offered condolences to the fallen officers families. I do know you are By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comA silver bell chimed 15 times Tuesday night, each time honoring a Columbia County public safety officer who has perished in the line of duty. Last year the bell only had to ring out 12 times. More than 300 community members, leaders, family members and officers attended the ninth annual Columbia County Public Safety Memorial Day ceremony at the First Baptist Church of Lake City fellowship hall. Since last years ceremony, Columbia County has lost three officers. Vol. 138 No. 70 CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4A People .................. 2A Obituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 2BTODAY IN PEOPLELeibovitz honored by art museumCOMING THURSDAYLocal news roundup90 63Mostly SunnyWEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Jam kicks off todayBy Laura Hampsonlhampson@lakecityreporter.comFor country music fans, the day is finally here. The Suwannee River Jam kicks off today with live, local music. North Florida band Justin Case will play at 7 p.m. in the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Parks music hall. The park opens at 8 a.m. for music lovers camping throughout the weekend. The music and fun continues until Saturday with country artists Trace Adkins, Randy Travis, Josh Turner, Craig Morgan, Steve Holy, Joe Nichols, Justin Moore, Ashton Shepherd and many more. Steve Holy and Justin Moore are the headline acts Thursday. This weekends events include the Miss Suwannee River Jam Daisy Duke Style Contest, a silent auction to benefit the bands of Suwannee and Columbia counties, food, shopping, a decorated golf cart parade, and a silent disco where you can jam to music on your headphones. Weekend tickets are $140 for adults and $45 for children ages 6 to 12. Single day passes are $25 for todays show, $45 for Thursday, $90 for Friday and $90 for Saturday, said Teena Peavey, park marketing and sponsorship director. Tickets are available at the gate and online at www.suwanneeriverjam.com. The music park is located at 3076 95th Drive, 4.5 miles north of Live Oak off US 129. The park is 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 off US 129.In Memoriam JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterFifteen public safety officers from nine agencies were remembered and honored Tuesday during the Columbia County Public Safety Memorial Day event. The family of Ruben H. Thomas III, a corrections officer killed while on duty March 18, gets emotional as his name is called during the Memorial Roll Call. Pictured are Thomas IIIs father, Ruben Thomas Jr. (from left); stepmother, Shannon Thomas; mother, Paula Thomas; and stepfather, Randy Thomas.By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe county commission agreed to fund over $1 million dollars in improvements to the Southside Recreation Complex during a day-long meeting on Tuesday. The TDC will contribute over a million dollars to the project through funds from the countys bed tax. TDC director Harvey Campbell proposed that the bed tax be increased by one penny to aid in paying for the improvements. The TDCs contribution will fund renovations geared toward making the complex more attractive for hosting tournaments. Our responsibility in Columbia County is to rec ball, it is not to tournament play, commissioner Jody DuPree said. But there comes a point that it does become part about tournament play because it does have an economic impact. Nick Patel, hotel owners and TDC board member, told the commission that the project was an investment not only for hotels but for the community. Its time that we move forward with this proj-By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comFollowing new information and tips, authorities continue to search for two suspects in the fatal armed robbery of a Lake City convenience story Friday. The armed suspects remain at large and it is possible they are still in the area, said Steve Shaw, Lake City Police Department public information officer. Rajnikant K. Patel, 55, was killed Friday afternoon during a robbery at his store, A&M Discount Beverage, 394 SE Duval St. Authorities have received a Three new names added to list of the fallen at local Public Safety Memorial Day JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterNo injuries in house fireAn electrical fire damaged a home Tuesday at 243 NE Easy Terrace. Columbia County and Lake City fire departments responded at about 2:20 p.m. after an air conditioning unit tripped the breaker and started a fire in a living room electrical outlet, said Ret Tompkins, CCFD driver and engineer. Two people inside the home at the time were not injured. The fire caused structural damage in the living room and smoke damage throughout the home. Its not livable, Tompkins said. County agrees to fund recreation improvementsNew leads in fatal robberyROBBERY continued on 3A FUND continued on 3A HONOR continued on 3A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterForest rangers Brett Fulton and Josh Burch and corrections officer Ruben Thomas III were the most recent fallen public safety officers to the Memorial Roll Call. Forest Rangers Brett L. Fulton and Josh O. Burch were killed June 20, 2011 while fighting a wildfire.


An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the space. And thanks for reading.PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays Actor Theodore Bikel is 88. Singer Engelbert Humperdinck is 76. Singer Lesley Gore is 66. Singer-songwriter Larry Gatlin is 64. Rock singer Lou Gramm (Foreigner) is 62. Actress Christine Baranski is 60. Country singer Ty Herndon is 50. Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson is 40. Soccer player David Beckham is 37. Actress Jenna Von Oy is 35. Pop singer Lily Allen is 27. Olympic gold medal skater Sarah Hughes is 27.AROUND FLORIDA May Day protestors block up Port of MiamiMIAMI A small group of protesters briefly barricaded the Port of Miami during a May Day march, blocking traffic and causing police to respond. Most marchers Tuesday did not participate in the roadblock, simply continuing on with the march. The smaller group clad in black clothing and wearing bandanas over their faces dragged metal pedestrian barricades into the busy seaport entrance, which is adjacent to the AmericanAirlines Arena downtown. Police reacted quickly, removing the barriers so that traffic into the port could resume. The incident lasted less than ten minutes. Miami Police did not immediately have information about the incident.Self-defense laws task force starts work TALLAHASSEE A new task force created by Gov. Rick Scott to look at Floridas controversial selfdefense laws spent its first meeting debating where to meet, what to do, and whether or not change is even needed. Scott created the panel in the wake of the shooting death of teenager Travyon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Zimmerman said he acted in selfdefense, relying on a seven-year-old law known as stand your ground that allows a person to meet force with force if they reasonably believe they are in danger of being killed or seriously harmed. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder after weeks of protest. It will be months before the group wraps up its work, but it became clear that battle lines were already forming over the law, and whether it should be kept or modified as prosecutors, judges and legislators argued over what they should do. They spent a good portion of the meeting debating the scope of their work and whether it should go beyond Floridas chapter of laws dealing with selfdefense. Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala and the sponsor of the 2005 law that has sparked controversy for weeks, wanted assurances that the Task Force On Citizen Safety and Protection would spend time on more than just those laws. Baxley raised questions on whether or not the group needed to look into the role of neighborhood watch and citizen groups. Dont let this turn into a trial (of the law), Baxley said. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, the head of the task force, maintained that the main focus of the group needed to be on the self-defense laws because the group doesnt have the time to delve into every public safety law.Scott signs bill on trade restrictions with nationsMIAMI Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill on Tuesday banning the state and local governments from hiring companies that do business in Cuba or Syria. Influential business interests and the governments of Floridas top two trading partners, Brazil and Canada, have warned the law would discourage investment from foreign firms. It is unclear which, or how many, companies would be affected by the legislation. But Scott said at a signing ceremony that although many Floridians remain unemployed, it was important to send a message that the state is principled. If we dont stand up against tyranny, if we dont stand up for political freedom...then why are we here? he asked the packed audience at Miamis Freedom Tower. Thousands fleeing Fidel Castros revolution first received health care and were processed by immigration officers in the 1960s at the historic building overlooking Biscayne Bay.Rubio: All BP spill fines should go to Gulf statesPANAMA CITY BEACH Sen. Marco Rubio said he opposes a plan that would give Gulf coast states 80 percent of the fines stemming from the 2010 oil spill because the other 20 percent will be cut up and spent elsewhere, a position that drew loud applause from a crowd in this Gulf coast city that was hit by a drop in tourism during and after the spill. The Senate voted in March to approve directing 80 percent of the fines to restoration in five Gulf Coast states. The House passed a similar version and the differences still need to be worked out. Rubio said he hopes the House changes the bill so that all the money goes to Gulf states. Senators from other states come to us and say, Well, well go ahead and pass this bill where well let you keep some of the BP oil spill money, but only if you agree to allow us to get some of that money for the Great Lakes, for California, for other parts of the country that have nothing to do with the oil spill, Rubio said. (AP) Leibovitz receives L.A. MOCA honorBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Annie Leibovitz has photographed practically every celebrity, rock star and politician over the past four decades, but when she was honored by the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, she showed a photograph of Niagara Falls. Leibovitz received the 7th MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts Tuesday at a private luncheon at the Regent Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills. She showed the Niagara Falls image and told a story about a recent trip there with her children featured in her new book, Pilgrimage. She said the MOCA honor means a lot to me. This award has been given to a great group of women, very distinguished company, she said, noting that artist Barbara Kruger was among the guests Tuesday. And here I am in California. This is where I learned to be a photographer. Leibovitz, 62, started shooting for Rolling Stone magazine in 1970 while still a student at the San Francisco Art Institute. She went on to work for Vanity Fair and Vogue and has released several books of her photographs. Her Pilgrimage collection is currently on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Some of her most iconic images include a naked John Lennon curled around clothed Yoko Ono and Demi Moore nude and pregnant on the cover of Vanity Fair.Once leads way in Tony nomination with 11LOS ANGELES The Oscars will be in Dolby. The CIM Group, which owns the Hollywood & Highland Center, announced a 20-year deal on Tuesday with the audio technology company Dolby Laboratories Inc. to rename the Academy Awards venue as the Dolby Theatre. In a separate deal, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed a new agreement to keep the annual Oscars extravaganza at the theater for 20 more years. We are thrilled that Dolby is now the name of the theater because Dolby stands for excellence, said Tom Sherak, president of the motion picture academy. Its a no-brainer for us. The posh four-level, 3,400-seat theater, formerly known as the Kodak Theatre, has been home to the Academy Awards since 2002. CIM Group dropped the Kodak name from the theater earlier this year after a bankruptcy court judge approved the early exit of 131-yearold Eastman Kodak Co. from a 20-year naming rights deal it signed with CIM Group in 1999. During this years Oscar ceremony, host Billy Crystal jokingly referred to the space as the Chapter 11 Theatre. Sherak said the motion picture academy, which did not immediately renew its deal with CIM Group last year, briefly considered moving ceremonies to another venue but decided to keep the Oscars in Hollywood. We got a number of suggestions from people saying, wed love to have you, said Sherak. We talked to them, and they gave us some offers that they would have loved to negotiate with us, but we stopped there because the board met and we decided we wanted to be in Hollywood with the awards show. (AP) Saturday: 4-11-13-17-20-28 x3 Tuesday: Afternoon: 1-4-4 Night: 3-0-6 Monday: 13-19-24-28-362A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 Tuesday: Afternoon: 8-9-0-1 Night: 0-2-4-6 HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ 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proud of them and what they stood for,” he said. “I want you to know we are proud of them as well.” Tucker said he attended Thomas’ memorial ser vice and was struck by the respect the community showed. During the miles-long funeral procession, people on the opposite side of four-lane highways pulled over or stood outside with their hand over their heart, he said. “In many big cities people don’t pull over any more,” Tucker said. “I think this speaks highly of this community.” Tucker said members in the audience should take time to thank public safety officers for what they do to keep the community safe. It is the desire of the Columbia County Public Safety Memorial Committee to never forget the sacrifice these officers have made, said Frank E. Armijo, Lake City Fire Department assis-tant chief. Each year in the U.S. 140 to 170 law enforcement offi-cers are killed in the line of duty, Armijo said. From January to today, 34 officers have given their lives, he said. The memorial is a time to give our respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, he said. Scarlet Frisina, Board of County Commissioners chairwoman, proclaimed May to be Public Safety Appreciation Month in Columbia County on behalf of the commission. Rep. Elizabeth Porter presented memorial plaques to the families of Burch, Fulton and Thomas. Lake City Mayor Stephen Witt lit a memorial candle in remembrance of all the nation’s officers who have died in the line of duty. Rev. Robert K. Davis gave the invocation at the cer-emony, nearly 10 years after his son, Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy Jefferson H. Davis, was killed in a vehicle accident while on duty. Robert K. Davis said he was honored that his son was remembered at the cer-emony, which was started following his death. Davis said he knows the shock and numbness the family of recently fallen offi-cers are experiencing. Pat Davis, Jefferson H. Davis’ mother, said losing a child was the hardest thing God has ever asked her to do. Although they had never met, Davis said she plans to call Thomas’ mother, Paula Thomas, and told her “I know the road you’re walking.” Deputy Jeff Davis Lane in Lake City is named her son’s honor and a schol arship at Florida Gateway College endowed in his name has helped countless others become officers, Davis said, while wearing a 629 pin, her son’s retired badge number. “It’s good to know people will never forget out law enforcement officers,” she said. Columbia County officers killed in the line of duty: William T. Strange, city marshall (died November 28, 1900); Hardy A. Revels, police officer (Nov. 20, 1922); Leon Walker, wildlife officer (Aug. 13, 1970); Charles W. Parks, state trooper (Feb. 6, 1973); Dan Crowder, wild life officer (May 3, 1974); Walter F. Irey, deputy sheriff (July 6, 1976); William T. Williams Jr., deputy sheriff (July 6, 1976); Austin Gay, agricultural law enforce ment officer (April 14, 1979); Merle J. Cook, state troop er (July 13, 1981); Charles B. Stafford, police officer (June 9, 1991); Jefferson H. Davis, deputy sheriff (May 30, 2002); George A. Brown III, state trooper (April 27, 2004); Brett L. Fulton, for est ranger (June 20, 2011); Josh O. Burch, forest ranger (June 20, 2011); Ruben H. Thomas III, corrections offi cer (March 18, 2012). LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & NATION WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 3AFUND: County foots over $1M for recreation complex Continued From Page 1AROBBERY: New leads in convenience store killing Continued From Page 1A Columbia County’s Most WantedANYONEWITHINFORMATIONONTHEWHEREABOUTSOFTHESEINDIVIDUALSISA SKED TO CALLCRIMESTOPPERSOFCOLUMBIACOUNTY.WE DO NOT WANT YOUR NAME, JUST YOUR INFORMATION! The likeness of suspects is supplied by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Of ce Warrants Division and/or other law enforcement agencies. The cases are active at the time of publication unless otherwise noted. Crime Stoppers of Columbia County, Inc., and their volunteers are jointly and individually exempt from any and all liability which might arise as a result of the publication of public records. )XQGHGE\WKH&ULPH6WRSSHUV7UXVW)XQG$GPLQLVWHUH GE\WKH2IFHRIWKH$WWRUQH\*HQHUDO Anthony James SkinnerDOB: 4/30/92 Height: 6’0” Weight: 170 Hair: Brlonde Eyes: Blue Wanted For: Fugitive Absconder, 2 VOP Warrants Theresa Marie BellAKA: Theresa Alig, Theresa Nixon DOB: 6/2/72 Height: 5’9” Weight: 155 lbs. Hair: Red Eyes: Blue Tattoos: Right Calf-Dolphin Wanted For: Grand Theft III: Speci ed PropertyWANTED AS OF 4/30/2012 CALL (386) 754-7099 OR SUBMIT A WEB TIP AT www.columbiacrimestoppers.net KnockoutRoses $1050Annuals & Perennials4 inch starting at 85¢Gallon starting at $3.95Loropetalum$8.503 gal. Daylilies$3.95 ect,” Patel said. Included in the countypaid improvements are bet-ter quality field playing sur-faces, 40 new sets of bleach-ers and new lighting at the girl’s softball field. DuPree motioned to approved the budget with the exception of $100,000 worth of upgrades to the central building at the com-plex. Campbell suggested that the addition of a warming kitchen and a small expan-sion to the building could turn the space into a viable community center. Campbell’s suggestion was rejected by DuPree who said it would be dif-ficult to have a community center at the complex as it will often be crowded with people on the weekends. President of girl’s soft ball Chad Padgett listed a string of improvements that he said were necessary to ensure safety such as bath room upgrades, new lights and new netting to surround the field. “The dugouts are not up to standard. We have tin roofs flying and flapping in the wind. You have the woods rotting, falling on people’s heads,” Padgett said. Padgett explained that the facility had major plumbing issues with the bathrooms on Sunday. He said the bath-rooms in the facility were a reoccurring problem. “I am not asking for any thing over and beyond keep ing the field safe,” Padgett said. Improvements to the girl’s softball field were included in the approved budget. Additional funds from the TDC were budgeted to pro vide new restroom and con cession stands, parking lot improvements, landscaping and bleacher shading. DuPree suggested that the TDC be awarded the money on the contingency that they hire an administrator to man age tournament play at the facility and that the TDC accept responsibility for the bidding and construction of the facility. DuPree added that the TDC would be required to develop a yearly marketing plan with a review of the pre vious fiscal year. Patel assured the com mission that proper manage ment of the facility would be set into place. “Trust me, we want to do it the right way,” he said. lot of new leads,” Shaw said. Researching and fol-lowing up on the leads is a time consuming process, he said. Police have not yet identified the two suspects and no arrests have been made, he said. One suspect is described as a young black man about five feet seven inches tall, weigh ing around 180 pounds. He has short hair and was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and blue jean shorts. The other suspect is a light-skinned black man in his mid-30’s weighing 230 to 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark straw hat with a white T-shirt, light blue jeans and dark shoes. The man had white tape across his nose and the left side of his neck. He reportedly walked with a limp. Authorities said the two suspects went into the store around the same time and the first suspect took the money before fleeing on foot and the second suspect shot Patel. Patel’s wife, Daxa Patel, was behind the counter when the men entered the store and Rajnikant Patel was coming out of a broom closet off from the side of the counter when he was shot multiple times. Shots were fired at Daxa Patel but she was unhurt. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterGroundbreakingOfficials and dignitaries toss up dirt during a gro undbreaking ceremony for the new White Springs Branch of the Hamilton County Library Tuesday afternoon. The 4,500-squarefoot building will replace the old library located at 12 797 Roberts Street in White Springs. PotashCorp White Springs donated $300,000 for the construction of the new library. Bureau pleasedby retraction of child labor proposalFrom staff reportsLast September, the U.S. Department of Labor pro posed regulations regarding child labor safety rules for agriculture and agriculture-related jobs. By Thursday evening, the DOL changed its mind. “I am pleased the Labor Department chose to with draw their proposed rules that would have drastically impacted the ability of many young people to work in agriculture,” Florida Farm Bureau president John Hoblick expressed. “I appreciate the willingness of the administration to listen to the hundreds of Florida Farm Bureau members who expressed their concern with this proposal.” The proposed rules would have limited the ability of children to perform common farm jobs such as working around animals, working with power driven tools such as battery powered screw drivers or weed eaters, or working at any height over six feet. “My experiences as a young man working on my family’s farm taught me many valuable lessons,” Hoblick said. “I am glad that many young people in this gen eration will have the same opportunity I had. Florida Farm Bureau will continue to work to ensure that parental exemptions remain intact as well as promote the impor tance of farm safety in all aspects of farm life.” In withdrawing their rule, DOL issued a statement saying, “The decision to withdraw this rule – includ ing provisions to define the ‘parental exemption’ – was made in response to thousands of comments expressing concerns about the effect of the proposed rules on small family-owned farms.” JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterJam ticket winnersThree winners of the Lake City Reporter ticket giveaway for the Suwannee River Jam pose for a photograph with Publisher Todd Wilson and Circulation Director Mandy Brown. Hundreds of people entered the ticket giveaway contest. Pictured are Wilson (from left); Chris Hurt, of Live Oak; La ke City residents Lauren Hall and Janice Ryan; and Brown.HONOR: DOC official impressed with local service Continued From Page 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterKen Tucker, secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, delivers a speech Tuesday during the Colu mbia County Public Safety Memorial Day event. Lake reviews reverse 911 systemAssociated PressTAVARES — When a 9-year-old girl went miss ing this week, authorities used a reverse 911 system to alert residents. But a glitch in the system apparently caused some residents within a 10-mile radius of the girl’s home to receive multiple phone calls before dawn on Wednesday. And some Lake County residents aren’t thrilled their sleep was interrupted by as many as four calls by the time the child was found safe later Wednesday morning. Lake County’s emergency management director told the Orlando Sentinel the problems will be ana-lyzed and they will review how the notification system will be used in the future. Director Jerry Smith says the county purchased the program for tornado warnings and other natural disasters. It has been used about 24 times, most often for missing children. ———Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.comGingrich says thanksAssociated PressNEW YORK — Newt Gingrich thanked support-ers Tuesday, a day before he officially leaves the Republican presidential race, and pledged to work hard to prevent the “genu-ine disaster” he says would come from re-electing President Barack Obama. Gingrich says in a video message posted on his web-site that he will close his campaign on Wednesday. “Your help was vital,” he tells supporters in the nearly two-minute video. The former House speaker doesn’t mention Mitt Romney, the all-but-certain GOP presidential nominee, but said he would continue working to deny Obama a second term. Gingrich has scheduled his announcement for this afternoon in Arlington, Va.


To the Editor:Who is Robert L. Smith?I read in the paper about a Robert L. Smith. He was a captain at the Lake City Police Department for one year before being put on paid administra-tive leave. For the last 6 months he has been receiving a pay-check and not working a day for the city. I read he was termi-nated on Monday, April 23rd. I believe until then he was being paid by the taxpayer. Yet, I read about allegations he is claiming about the City Manager and the Chief of Police. Who is he? How long has he lived in Lake City? What civic clubs is he a member of? Does he have a job or is he unem-ployed? Why have never seen him in public? Just wondering. Who is Rudolph Davis?I read in the paper about a Rudolph Davis. I have read in the paper his complaints and accusations towards the Chief of Police and the City Manager. I also see around town cam-paign signs for Sheriff with the name of Rudolph Davis. Is this the same guy who is suing the city and making allegations against the leadership of the city? What is his platform for running for sheriff? If this is the same Rudolph Davis, is he showing a pattern of accusing leadership and will the county manager and the county com-missioners have to face what the city leaders are facing? Just wondering. Beverly ReedLake City O f the seven deadly sins, John Edwards seems to have escaped only sloth. But when it comes to the others he seems to have covered all the bases, though inadvertently. The former U.S. senator who was first a candidate for vice president and later one who hoped to be president of the United States, Edwards built a successful law career after his birth into a solidly middle-class family of textile workers. He seemed to have everything needed for a good and happy life. But he destroyed it through vanity ($400 haircuts), greed and envy (his political aspira-tions), wrath and pride (denial, denial and more denial of his failings), lust (needs no expla-nation if you’ve been following the story), and gluttony (all of the above). When the country first became aware of this fresh-faced poster boy for the American dream, Edwards seemed to have the whole package tied up in red, white and blue: a handsome man and his pretty, intelligent wife in a happy marriage that had known tragedy and triumph. It was a family that seemed ideal for the campaign trail. And for a while, even if, by some skeptics’ standards, too good to be true, it was. But it was not to last. When Elizabeth Edwards was diagnosed with breast cancer and bravely encouraged her husband to continue on his quest for the White House, he soldiered on, praising the woman who had borne his children, suffered through the death of one with him, stood by his side, advised him (some think she was the brains of the outfit), and made any appear-ance into something special with her presence. Meantime, he was having an affair with a campaign vid-eographer, with whom he had a child, which he first denied, then admitted, under duress. The Edwardses eventually divorced; Elizabeth died of can-cer not long after. The main witness against Edwards in his trial, now going on in Greensboro, N.C., is former campaign aide Andrew Young. He can’t cast many stones himself. At issue is close to $1 mil lion from two wealthy donors to the Edwards campaign who did not know they were help ing in the effort to conceal Edwards’ affair with Rielle Hunter until the election was over. Under oath, Young has acknowledged that most of the $925,000 was kept by him and his wife, mostly to build their dream home and travel. Edwards, who is accused of six counts of violating federal election finance laws during his 2008 presidential bid, could face up to 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine. But even without a conviction, it’s a bitter end for what was, for years, an almost picture-perfect life. The trial is long from over, but no matter how it turns out, two things are clear: One is that John Edwards had it all. And he threw it all away. The other is that if Edwards is found guilty, it must be for the charges that he violated the law -not his sins, no matter how deadly to his family and his future they proved to be. John Edwards threw it all away ONE OPINION ANOTHER VIEW I f it is true that our chil-dren are our future, I am convinced that Florida’s future is bleak. While Florida has the nation’s highest percentage of 4-year-old children in a state prekindergarten program, tax-payers are being shortchanged on their investment on at least two fronts: The program is not adequately funded, and instruc-tion in many classrooms is of poor quality. In its 10th annual report, released last week, the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) shows that Florida’s Legislature, mostly Republicans, is unwise and stin-gy. Each year since 2005, when 61 percent of voters approved the voluntary prekindergarten constitutional amendment, lawmakers have cut per-child spending or lowered standards for instruction in their effort to balance the budget. This is a worrisome trend in a state whose voters have set a lofty goal for universal pre-kindergarten enrollment. But it shouldn’t be news to Florida lawmakers. For years, the Children’s Movement of Florida and other education advocates have been trying to impress on Tallahassee that better invest-ment and expectations for chil-dren in their preschool years will pay dividends for decades in improved high-school gradu-ation rates and lower incarcera-tions. According to NIEER, Florida’s spending per child for the 2010-11 school year, the most current number avail-able, was $2,422, well below the national average of $4,141. This figure ranks Florida 35 out of 39 states with public pre-kindergarten programs. Shortsightedness is not the only problem. NIEER reports that Florida is low on profes-sionalism. Teachers, for example, are merely required to have com-pleted coursework in early literacy and hold a child-development associate certificate, which is slightly higher than a high-school diploma. I do not mean to knock the people filling these positions, but we should set our standards higher. I believe that pre-K programs, which prepare students for kindergarten and beyond, are so important that we should put our best teachers with our youngest students. After all, research demonstrates that 90 percent of brain development comes before the age of 5. The nation’s best pre-K programs hire teachers with a strong background in education and training and who have a bach-elor’s degree. NIEER, with the backing of the U.S. Department of Education, has 10 benchmarks for measuring the quality of prekindergarten programs. Only five of the 39 states with public pre-K systems met all 10 benchmarks, which include class sizes that do not exceed 20 children, the adoption of comprehensive early-learning standards and regular, on-site visits to monitor quality. Disappointingly, Florida met only three of the quality bench-marks. To satisfy all 10 benchmarks, according to NIEER, the state would have to spend $4,464 per child, nearly double what it spends today. That will not be happening anytime soon given the GOP stranglehold in Tallahassee. The shortand long-term value of pre-K education, especially for children from low-income families, cannot be overestimated. “There is strong evidence showing that young children who participate in high-quality pre-K programs enter school more ready to learn than their peers,” according to the Center for Public Education. “The national Early Childhood Longitudinal Study ... shows students who attended a pre-K program scored higher on reading and math tests than children receiving (only) paren-tal care. Students who attended a child-care center or other pre-school programs also showed gains, although former pre-K students exhibited the greatest achievement.” In addition to academic progress -learning numbers, letters, colors and shapes -chil-dren in pre-K programs learn how to become students. Researchers find that, among many other skills, in pre-K classrooms, children learn how to raise their hands, take turns and capture the teacher’s atten-tion. And they learn how to socialize. Kindergarten teachers long have pointed out that students who are ready to learn on the first day are those who come to school with “good” behavior and social skills. We Floridians need to start paying more attention to our voluntary pre-K programs and elect lawmakers who also care. We need to provide effective screening to identify children who may be struggling, espe-cially those in low-income families, before they enter kin-dergarten. We need to insist on small class sizes, and we need to put our best teachers with our children. Florida may have the nation’s highest voluntary pre-K enroll-ment, but we certainly can’t brag about our teachers’ quali-fications or the per-child invest-ment. We are giving lip service to the future. When will we get serious about pre-K education and demand improvements? Floridians shortchanged on pre-K education LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Who are Smith and Davis? Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities —“Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, publisher Robert Bridges, editor Sue Brannon, controller Dink NeSmith, president Tom Wood, chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: news@lakecityreporter.com H ere’s a political quiz: Q: What would be great for the nation’s fiscal health, would be popular with the great majority of moderates who will determine the outcome of the presidential election and has almost no chance of passing this year? A: The Simpson-Bowles defi cit-reduction proposal. That’s the plan crafted in 2010 by a commission appointed by President Barack Obama -led by proposal namesakes Alan Simpson, a Republican former Wyoming senator, and Erskine Bowles, a Democratic former White House chief of staff -and then ignored into a coma by him. For that he has been skew ered by Republicans, who would have done the same thing were they in his place, if for different reasons. The idea still has a pulse, albeit faint, and may be brought to a vote in the Senate after the election. To understand the political danger of the plan, the pertinent fact is that the Democrat who has said he will revive it, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad of North Dakota, isn’t running for re-election. And to understand the chal lenge of getting it passed, check the results of a vote in the House a few weeks ago on a bill that closely resembled Simpson-Bowles -38 for, 382 against. That number reflects the chasm that divides the left and right today. Most who step into the breach will fall a long way. The plan reduces the deficit by cutting spending and increas ing taxes. End of story, at least until enough people come to their sens es and realize that although it’s not the plan they prefer, it’s the kind of compromise that eventually will have to pass. The question is how much damage will have resulted before we get there. Zealots fiddle, future burns Q Scripps Howard News Service Q Scripps Howard News Service OPINION Wednesday, May 2, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Bill Maxwellmaxwell@sptimes.com Q Bill Maxwell is a columnist and editorial writer for the St. Petersburg Times


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 5A Jesse E. Cason, Sr.Jesse E. Cason, Sr., age 86 of Interlachen, passed over to Eden on Sunday, April 29, 2012. Jesse was the son of James Manny and Lura Dell Douberly Ca son. He was a U.S. Marine and served in World War II. He later worked as a heavy machine operator and concrete con tractor. Jesse and especially gardening. He was a member of the Philipi Bap tist Church in Lake City. He is survived by his wife, Ruby; children, Jesse (Ed) Cason, Jr. and his wife Diane, Harold Ca son, Diane Hagar and her hus band Ed; Kristine Brown and her husband Steve, Carl A. (Chuck) Cason and his wife Charlene, Sherry Boehm and her husband Bryan, Kenneth Cason and his wife Mary, Pamela Jolley and her husband Mark, Timothy Cason and his wife Susan; sister, An nie Lee Rodgers, 27 grandchil dren and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Cason. Funeral Service will be held, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of WILLIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME WESTAR EA, 823 N.W. 143rd Street, with Interment will follow at North Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The family received friends Tues day, May 1, 2012, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. may be made to Haven Hos pice of North Central Flor ida, 4200 N.W. 90th Boule vard, Gainesville, FL 32606.Hillie Donald HodgesHillie Donald Hodges, 80, of Live Oak, FL passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012 at his home. Mr. Hodges moved to Live Oak from Thomasville, GA forty-three years ago. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Ko rean War and retired from Winn-Dixie after twenty-four years of dedicated service. Mr. Hodges was of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by two daugh ters: Pamela Cates, Louisi ana; Janet Townsend, Lake City, FL; two sons: Eddie Hodges, Lake City, FL; Jimmy Hodges, Live Oak, FL; three beth Foxworth and Jean Davine Hodges; and seven grandchildren. A visitation will be held at Daniels Funeral Home, Live Oak, FL from 5:00 7:00 pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Fu neral services will be at 2:00 pm, Friday, May 4, 2012 at Lovin Funeral Home, 1218 Adel Road, Nashville, GA 31639. DANIELS F UNERAL HOMES & C REMATOR Y, INC., Live Oak & Branford, FL.MITCHELLMitchell, Mart Ellis, age 82, a 22 year resident of Eastside Village, Lake City, FL passed on Thurs day, April 19, 2012 at North Flor ida Regional, Gainesville, FL Born in Lemont, Illinois, June 8, 1929 he was the son of John M. Mitchell and Laura E. (Wold) Mitchell. After graduation from Lemont High School in 1947 he attended Northern Illinois State Teachers College, graduating in 1951 with a BS degree in Edu cation, Mart furthered his educa Tempe with an MA Degree in Education in May 1974. He taught high school mathemat East High School before retir ing in 1985. He is preceded in death by his sister Shirley M. (Mitchell) Croad and brother John E. Mitchell. Mart is sur vived by his nephews; John Eric Mitchell (Boca Raton, FL); Gary A. Mitchell (Niceville, FL); Larry D. Little (Ocala, FL) and nieces; Gayle Ann (Mitchell) Fawkes (Naples, FL) and Lauren M. (Mitchell) Sveen (Denver, CO). Also sister-in-law, Lois A. Mitchell Whaley of Naples, FL. survives Mart. The family visita tion to greet friends will be at the GUERR Y F UNERAL H OME, 2569 SW Main Blvd, Lake City, FL Friday, May 4th at 1PM.William E Eddie NorrisWilliam E. Eddie Norris, 80, passed away in the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hos pice), April 30, 2012. He was the son of the late Lucious W. and Iris Myrtle (Smith) Norris. Born May 23, 1931 in Water town, Florida, he attended Columbia High School, graduating in 1949. He then attended Florida State University and graduated in 1954 and re mained an avid Seminole Fan. He worked with the Florida De partment of Transportation for 49 years, from May 1954 to June 2003. Eddie did his job with sincere dedication and looked forward to going to work. He walked to work at the D.O.T. for many years and waved to ev eryone passing by in their cars. After retiring from the D.O.T. he went to work with HDR En gineering Firm in July 2003 and worked there for 2 years. He was a member of the First Advent Christian Church, Elks, Masonic Lodge #27, Shrine Club and the Seminole Boosters. He was in the Florida National Guard from 1948 to 1958 with the rank ed in death by his son, Randy and one sister, Lucille Norris Davis. He married Katherine (Kathy) Brady Norris of Key West, Flor ida on September 4, 1956. They had one child, William Randal Norris, Ph.D.; and four grand children in Wichita Falls, Texas, Christian, Timothy, Benjamin, and Jennie Katherine Norris; one niece, Kay Davis Barclay of Michigan and one nephew, Jo seph Clinton Davis of Tennessee. The saddest time in his life was the death of his only child. Funeral services will be conduct ed at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Parkview Baptist Church with Rev. Fred Gaylard follow in Memorial Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday evening, May 2, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu may be made to the First Ad vent Christian Church, 1881 SW McFarlene Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 or to your favorite charity. GATEWA Y -FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, (386) 7521954 is in charge of arrange ments. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.comElzie Leroy Strickland 67, of Lake City, Florida died Monday, April 30, in the V.A. Medical Center, Lake City, Fla. following an extended ill ness. He was born in Blackshear, Georgia and lived in Lake City most of his life. He owned and operated Strickland Chevron in Lake City for 33 years and then worked for Columbia Salvage for 12 years. He was a member of the Pine Grove Baptist Church, Lake City Elks Club, Lake City Moose Lodge, American Legion and a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his parents James Leroy and Mary Harper Strickland, his daugh ter Angela Lee and his brothers Nathan Strickland and Mitchell Strickland. He is survived by his wife, Marteen Norris Strickland of Lake City, Fla.: his daughter Brandy Strickland of Live Oak, Fla.: four sisters Irene Strickland and Juanita Denise Simon both of Lake City, Fla., Merle (Kenneth) Irvin of Newton, Ga. and Jane (Ricky) Brannan of Live Oak, Fla.: two brothers Estes (Patricia) Strickland of Lake City, Fla. and Allen (Gail) Strickland of High Springs, Fla.: three step daughters August Mott of Lake of White Springs, Fla. and Mon ica Fowler of Lake Worth, Fla.: ten grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conduct ed at 1 P.M. Saturday, May 5, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Ogburn, Pastor of Watertown Congrega ating. Final disposition will be by cremation. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, May 4, at GUERR Y FUNERAL HOME 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla. www.guerryfuneralhome.net Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE W EDNESDAY MAY 2, 2012 1A5A Public Public PRIME COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY348 Baya Ave., Lake City, Florida ( across from CVS & KFC) $199,000Starting BidsDeadline for accepting bids: May 5, 2012 16,500 Call Nancy T. Rogers for additional details! HATEYOUR WEIGHT?J.T.Cooper, M.D.Can get you ready with safe, supervisedWeight LossDr. Cooper is in his Lake Park, GA officeMay 2 7Wed., Thur., Fri. & Sun. 8-1 1:30 & 1-6 Sat. 8-1 8-1 1:30 & 1-4 1 229-559-2011 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 lhampson@lakecityreporter.comMay 2Newcomers luncheonThe May Friendship Luncheon of The Lake City Newcomers and Friends will be at Rays Deli on May 2 at 11:30 a.m. Rays is located across from Lake City Flea Market, 419 SW State Road 247. All members, guests and friends are welcome. For more information call Rose Taylor at 755-2175 or Barbara Test 754-7227.May 3Day of prayerNational day of Prayer is Thursday, May 3. The community is invited to take their lunch break that day and pray together at noon in Olustee Park. Our local theme is Victory: On the Wings of Prayer. As thousands gather in His Name all over the country, we will be in prayer, praise and worship for our children, schools, city, county, state and nation. For more information and participation call at 3449915.Blood driveLifeSouth Community Blood Center will have a blood drive May 3 at Champs Pizza from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. All donors receive a recognition item from LifeSouth and two free slices of cheese pizza. Drama performanceThe Columbia High School Drama Department is performing Beauty and the Beast May 3 and 4. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. For information contact Sarah Wichterman at 386-7558080 ext 239.Reunion meetingThe Columbia High School Class of 1972 reunion meeting is Thursday, May 3 at the Hambone Wilson Farm, 3345 SE Country Club Road at 7 p.m. For information call George H. Hudson Jr. at 386-623-2066.May 4Charity golf tournamentAdvocacy group Voices for Children of the Suwannee Valley Corporation Golf Tournament will be Friday, May 4 at Quail Heights Country Club. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with Shotgun Start at 9 a.m. The cost will be $65 per person or $240 per 4 man team and $125.00 per hole sponsor. The deadline for hole sponsors April 24th. Contact us vfcsvevents@ gmail.com or as listed below.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. Yard sale and seafood dinnerMt. Pisgah AME Church, 345 East Washington Street, will be preparing fish dinners and crab trays Friday, May 4 at the church annex at 11 a.m. There will also be a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Outlaw performance benefit The Cody Long No Worries Cancer Benefit will be Friday, May 4 featuring the Outlaws at Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd in Sarasota. Admission is $30 at the door, children under 12 are $5. For infromation visit www.codylongbenefit.com. May 5Lulu homecomingThe Lulu Community Center invites you and your family to the 33rd annual Lulu Homecoming Day Saturday May 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the Lulu Community Center. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a basket lunch for everyone in your party and lawn chairs. Come share a day filled with games, food, music and fellowship. We will have another quilt raffle this year. Please let family and friends know. All children attending must be accompanies by an adult. Flea marketVendors are invited at one of the biggest flea markets in Central Florida on May 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Madeleine Catholic Church, 17155 NW U.S. Hwy 441 in High Springs. Hundreds of buyers attend this annual event and this year record crowds will be seeking bargains in everything from handicrafts to antiques. Most of the 17 acres of church grounds will be open to the vendors to display their wares. Spaces are 12 by 12 feet and are available for $15. Each space is arranged to provide maximum visibility but early registration is required to get the best spaces. To reserve a space call 386-454-2358 or e-mail at stmadeleinecc@windstream.net. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterField of flowersThousands of flowers are seen in a field along Branford Highway.


From staff reportsSaturday marked the graduation for 10 students who learned to read before entering kindergarten. The 10 students ages 3–6, participated in an eight-week Hooked on Phonics program, conducted by It’s About My Efforts, Inc. The only perquisite for program participation was a child’s ability to recog nize the alphabet. Over 50 family, friends, board members of It’s About Me joined Mayor Stephen Witt, School Board Member Glenn Hunter, TD Bank representatives Wendy Coody & Nancy Clark, along with Reverend Donnell Sanders at Ft. White Library on Saturday, to recognize graduating students. The graduating class included NyShaun Jenkins, Jermauni Bryd, Jaden Griffin, Alyssa Jones, Tre’jen Holley, Jayden English, Jaiden Jackson, Najeeb Smith, Abryana Holland, and N’Coreyia Atkins. The students each received graduation cer tificates, gifts, and sav ings certificates for their tenacity, forgoing playing, video games, and hang ing out with their friends once per week, result ing in each child reading on a kindergarten level, prior to entering kinder garten. The keynote speaker, Victoria Coker, a student from Westside Elementary School, told the children that their new skill would prevent parents from being able to secretly spell words in front of them, and give them the indepen dence to order from the menus for themselves. Victoria explained to the students that becoming literate now had reduced their chances of pover ty, becoming homeless, jobless, and involvement with criminal activity. Program administrator Bea Coker explained that learning to read prior to entering kindergarten served two major purpos es for the students. First, the program established a routine for parents to experience meaningful parental involvement nec essary for academic suc cess. Second, the chil dren developed a funda mental vocabulary and an appreciation for learning which is the cornerstone to academic success. It’s About My Efforts, Inc will also host free Summer Day Camps with partnership organizations throughout Columbia County. Registration for the summer program is limited to the first 75 stu dents and will be held on May 12, 9am – 12 at Annie Mattox Park, 11am – 1pm at Ft. White Public Library, and 2pm – 3pm at Columbia County Public Library. Information is available on the website at www.itsaboutmyef forts.org or 386-867-1601. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 10 graduate from Hooked on Phonics programCOURTESYLocal officials and recent graduates of Hooked on Phoni cs. State health centers getting $21M in fed grantsBy KELLI KENNEDYAssociated PressMIAMI – Community health centers around Florida will receive $21 mil lion in federal grants under the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday. The announcement comes after Gov. Rick Scott and state leaders have turned down more than $100 million in grants tied to the federal health care law, which Florida is challenging in court. Community leaders esti mate the money will help them serve more than 41,000 new patients, according to the health department state ment. Borinquen Health Care Center, Inc., which was awarded more than $4.2 mil lion, serves 27,000 patients in Miami every year, up from 13,000 four years ago. The majority of patients don’t have health insurance. Another large amount, $5 million, went to the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners. “It doesn’t matter to me (where the money is coming from),” said Borinquen CEO Bob Linder. “We’re there for those who need to be served. These moneys are tremen dous opportunities for us that we can expand our ser vices.” Linder says the demand for health care services has increased in the downturned economy as the unemployed and underemployed struggle to find health insurance. The organization has 13 locations, including five schools cen ters, and serves about 3,000 Haitians a month. The grant money will allow the center to expand from 18 to 32 exam rooms, modernize its x-ray machines, add more dental chairs and add hurricane impact windows. The medical home model, where patients go to one loca tion for regular health care, can better coordinate care for the patients they know and are monitoring over time, in theory. Proponents say it also saves money by diverting patients from making emer gency room visits for less-serious issues. Borinquen has a state-funded ER diver sion program with three local hospitals. Scott’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment about Tuesday’s $21 million grant announcement. Scott and the Republicanled Legislature have rejected or declined to pursue more than $106 million in federal grant money and returned another $4.5 million for pro grams linked to federal health care initiatives, including can cer prevention. Critics to say he is putting his conservative agenda ahead of residents’ needs. Scott has ordered state agencies to reject any money tied to President Barack Obama’s health care plan. The figures, which are totals of funds that could have been obtained over five years, were provided by the governor’s office last fall. 2 FAMU professors resign amid 2010 hazing reviewBy BILL KACZORAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE – Two Florida A&M University music professors who alleg-edly were present during the hazing of band frater-nity pledges have been forced out, their lawyer said Tuesday. Both faculty members had been placed on paid administrative leave in late March after a Tallahassee Police Department report quoted witnesses as saying they were on hand when the hazing occurred at the home of one of the profes-sors in early 2010. The university has been the focus of intense scrutiny since the unrelated hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion while the famed Marching 100 was in Orlando for a football game last November. Diron Holloway, the band’s director of saxo phones, and Anthony Simons, an assistant profes-sor of music, resigned last week after receiving notices that they had 10 days to contest their impending dismissals, said attorney Mutaqee Akbar. “They both decided to resign from the university and pursue other career opportunities,” Akbar said. He said no one from the school discussed the allega-tions with them. Both want to remain in education but plan no fur-ther action related to their employment at Florida A&M, Akbar said. He said very preliminary steps have been taken to explore whether they might have legal recourse to clear their names, such as a lawsuit alleging defamation of char-acter. The police report said pledges to the Kappa Kappa Psi band fraternity were slapped on the neck and back and may have been paddled in early 2010. It listed both faculty members as suspects in the alleged hazing but said no charges were filed because a two-year statute of limitations had passed. The university issued a statement from its general counsel, Avery McKnight, saying only that “appropri-ate employment actions” have been taken against the professors. McKnight cited a confidentiality law that says employment docu-ments can only be released with a faculty member’s consent or court order. The allegations were reported to campus police last November, two days after Champion’s death. He died after suffering from blunt trauma aboard a band bus. Authorities found he went into shock due to internal bleeding. No charges have been filed in that case so far, but authorities have sched-uled a news conference on Wednesday to announce the results of their investi-gation. The university has suspended the band and launched a task force to rec-ommend steps it can take to curtail hazing, the subject of complaints involving the university band for years. The state has two classes of hazing, a felony and a misdemeanor. There’s a three-year statute of limita-tions for felony hazing but such cases require proof of great bodily harm. There was no evidence of such injuries in the early 2010 case. City police blamed a lengthy delay in launching the investigation because they learned of the allega-tions only through media reports on Jan. 20, two months after campus police had been notified. Taco Bell customer ruined systemAssociated PressGAINESVILLE – A Taco Bell customer is facing felony charges after police say he threw his soda on a cash reg ister after becoming upset that his order wasn’t pre pared correctly. Thirty-year-old Suresh Chapman was being held Tuesday at the Alachua County jail. The Gainesville Sun reported that Chapman visit ed the restaurant Sunday and became angry after his order wasn’t correct. He allegedly threw his soda on the regis ter and credit card machine, causing $2,500 damage and shutting down the restau rant’s computer system. Police said the restaurant lost $3,000 in business before the system was repaired. He was charged with damaging a computer sys-tem with a loss greater than $5,000, a second-degree felony. He was also accused of violating his probation on a previous child abuse case and was held without bond.


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, May 2, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754-0421tkirby@lakecityreporter.com BRIEFS Thursday Q Columbia High baseball at Middleburg High in Region 6A quarterfinal, 7 p.m. Friday Q Columbia High’s 4x100 relay team (Rakeem Battle, Cornelius Montgomery, Zedrick Woods, Trey Marshall) in FHSAA Class 3A state track meet at University of North Florida, 4 p.m. GAMES GOLF Voices for Children tourney Voices for Children of the Suwannee Valley Corporation is hosting a golf tournament Friday 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. For details, call Wanda W. Bruce at (386) 364-7720.The Edge tourney on Saturday Shayne Edge’s annual The Edge presented by Rountree-Moore Automotive Group four-person scramble tournament is Saturday at The Country Club at Lake City. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Babe Ruth Baseball, middle and high school sports, and the local scholarship funds for Florida and Florida State. Cost is $100 per player. Hole sponsors are available. For details, call Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266.Kiwanis tourney set for May 18 The annual “Coach Joe Fields” Kiwanis Golf Tournament is May 18 at The Country Club at Lake City. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and a 1 p.m. tee time. Entry fee of $60 per player includes green fees, cart, happy cart and lunch. Hole sponsors are $50, or $100 for a combination golf and hole sponsor. For details, call committee chairman Jordan Wade at 288-2729.Elks Lodge tourney July 14 Lake City Elks Lodge No. 893 has its annual charity golf tournament planned for July 14 at The Country Club at Lake City. Entry fee is $50 per golfer for the four-person scramble event. Hole sponsors are $100 and include one golf entry. Register by July 6. For details, call the Elks Lodge at 752-2284. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Powder puff games Thursday The Fort White Quarterback Club is hosting powder puff football games on Thursday, starting at 4 p.m., at Arrowhead Stadium. Admission is $1 students and $3 adults. For details, call Shayne Morgan at 397-4954.Q From staff reports Indians thin at top entering spring practiceBy TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE — Thin may be in, but not when it comes to class size when filling out a football roster. Fort White High graduated 10 football players from the 2011 season and only had five juniors on the 34-man roster. One of those juniors is Trey Phillips and assistant head coach Ken Snider is expecting him to lead the defensive charge for the Indians in 2012. “Trey is a three-year starter and we want him to take charge of the defense,” Snider said Tuesday morn-ing before the start of spring practice. “This is his time. He is excited about his senior year.” Phillips, the son of Fort White coach Isiah Phillips, is expected to play a big part on offense as a receiv-er. Snider wants him chas-ing down passes in the defensive backfield, too. “Trey is capable of playing linebacker, but we need him to quarterback that secondary,” Snider said. “He is a real physical-type player. I am glad to have somebody back there with his skills.” Tavaris Williams returns at cornerback, and Snider expects him there as well as at running back. “Tavaris is probably the most athletic player on our team,” Snider said. “The light just needs to come on.” Snider also has his sights on quarterback Andrew Baker for the secondary. “Andrew saw some time on defense in the past out of necessity and depth, and he is willing to come over,” Snider said. “He is a physi-cal-type kid.” Snider’s son, Kellen, returns at linebacker, as does Cameron White. “Kellen is a two-year starter and Cameron start-ed at outside linebacker as a freshman,” Snider said. “Our defensive line will pretty much be our offen-sive line. (A.J.) Kluess and (Chris) Waites have a hint of experience on defense.” Plenty of Indians will get a chance to impress this spring. “Our other cornerback slot and another linebacker is up for grabs,” Snider said. “This is not a strong senior class and we still have a lot of holes. Our kids will play both offense and defense. There is no selfishness or specializing. The main thing is to get everybody cross-trained and trying to get some depth. We need somebody to show up in the spring, so we can get some people off the field.” The Indians will be in shorts through Thursday and head coach Demetric Jackson said there will a scrimmage on Friday. The Red & Black game is 6 p.m. May 11 and the spring game at Orange Park High is 7 p.m. May 18. Phillips expected to lead charge for Fort White in fall. FILE PHOTOFort White High’s Trey Phillips (left) breaks up a pass intended for Santa Fe High’s Swandrick Miller in the Indians’ 19-10 home win on Nov. 11. Football’s back ABOVE : Columbia High offensive linemen participate in a blocking drill on the first day of spring practice.LEFT : Columbia High quarterback Jayce Barber throws a pass during individual drills on Tuesday. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER Lake City Reporter By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comIt’s the moment more than 120 Columbia High students had all been wait-ing for. Football returned on Tuesday as the first day of spring practice kicked off for the Tigers. Not only were Tiger players on the campus but coaches were rolling in to look at some of Columbia’s top seniors with repre-sentatives from Alabama, Florida, Pittsburgh, LSU and Oklahoma coming to the campus over the last few days. Most were in town to see offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, but Columbia head coach Brian Allen said it’s benefiting the other players as well. “Javere (Smith) could pick up an offer from Pittsburgh in the next cou-ple of days,” he said. “They seem real interested.” Of course, the player Allen was most interested to see on the field was senior quarterback Jayce Barber. With the baseball team locked in the state playoffs, Barber is splitting time between the two teams. “He’s going to be with us for the first part of prac-tice and then leave each day around five,” Allen said. “Coach (J.T.) Clark is help-ing us out. I don’t know what we’d do to run prac-tice without him. We have young Jake Thomas, but he hasn’t seen time in the big leagues. We definitely rely on Jayce’s leadership.” The first three days of practice will take place in pads before the Tigers put on the gear Friday for a practice at Annie Mattox Stadium around 4:10 p.m. “The first few days for the most part is a refresher course for the guys that have been here,” Allen said. “We’re going to throw in a new wrinkle or two and (new offensive coordinator, Mitch) Shoup will throw in a couple of wrinkles. We’re just trying to let them learn the first few days so they can rely on their natural ability.” Allen is hoping to get in a 20-play team period on Friday during the first day of pads. He said that having a practice at Annie Mattox is just a way of giving back to the public. “It’s a part of public relations,” he said. “We want to get around the commu-nity and branch out around Lake City. One of the big things we’ve been looking for since I took over is com-munity support and one of the ways to get that is to have our presence seen. We’d like to go to differ-ent venues and have some of the old guys come back here. We don’t think of our-selves as an elite group but as part of the community. This is how we show that. We want to be seen out and about.” Columbia opens up spring practice on Tuesday.


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today HORSE RACING 5 p.m. NBCSN — NTRA, Kentucky Derby Post Position Draw, at Louisville, Ky. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Texas at Toronto or Kansas City at Detroit 7 p.m. ESPN — Baltimore at N.Y. YankeesWGN — Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Utah at San Antonio 9:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, L.A. Clippers at Memphis NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 3, N.Y. Rangers at Washington 9 p.m. CNBC — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 3, Phoenix at NashvilleBASKETBALLNBA playoffs FIRST ROUND Monday Miami 104, New York 94, Miami leads series 2-0 Indiana 93, Orlando 78, series tied 1-1Oklahoma City 102, Dallas 99, Oklahoma City leads series 2-0 Tuesday Boston at Atlanta (n)Philadelphia at Chicago (n)Denver at L.A. Lakers (n) Today Utah at San Antonio, 7 p.m.Indiana at Orlando, 7:30 p.m.L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 9:30 p.m. Thursday Miami at New York, 7 p.m.Oklahoma City at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 15 8 .652 — Baltimore 14 9 .609 1New York 13 9 .591 1 12 Toronto 12 11 .522 3Boston 11 11 .500 3 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 11 9 .550 —Chicago 11 11 .500 1Detroit 11 11 .500 1 Kansas City 6 15 .286 5 12 Minnesota 6 16 .273 6 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 17 6 .739 — Oakland 11 13 .458 6 12 Seattle 11 13 .458 6 12 Los Angeles 8 15 .348 9 Monday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 2, Baltimore 1Kansas City at Detroit, ppd., rainTexas 4, Toronto 1Boston 11, Oakland 6Tampa Bay 3, Seattle 2, 12 inningsL.A. Angels 4, Minnesota 3 Tuesday’s Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees (n)Kansas City at Detroit (n)Texas at Toronto (n)Oakland at Boston (n)Seattle at Tampa Bay (n)Cleveland at Chicago White Sox (n)Minnesota at L.A. Angels (n) Today’s Games Texas (M.Harrison 3-1) at Toronto (R.Romero 3-0), 12:37 p.m. Kansas City (J.Sanchez 1-1) at Detroit (Verlander 2-1), 1:05 p.m. Baltimore (Arrieta 1-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 3-0), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (McCarthy 1-3) at Boston (Bard 2-2), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (Beavan 1-2) at Tampa Bay (Shields 4-0), 7:10 p.m. Cleveland (Tomlin 1-2) at Chicago White Sox (Humber 1-1), 8:10 p.m. Minnesota (Hendriks 0-1) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 3-0), 10:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games Seattle at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m.Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.Toronto at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 14 8 .636 —Atlanta 14 9 .609 12 New York 13 10 .565 1 12 Philadelphia 11 12 .478 3 12 Miami 8 14 .364 6 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 14 8 .636 — Cincinnati 11 11 .500 3 Milwaukee 11 12 .478 3 12 Pittsburgh 10 12 .455 4 Houston 9 14 .391 5 12 Chicago 8 15 .348 6 12 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 16 7 .696 — San Francisco 12 10 .545 3 12 Arizona 12 11 .522 4 Colorado 11 11 .500 4 12 San Diego 7 17 .292 9 12 Monday’s Games Arizona 9, Miami 5Philadelphia 6, Chicago Cubs 4Pittsburgh 9, Atlanta 3Houston 4, N.Y. Mets 3Colorado 6, L.A. Dodgers 2Milwaukee 8, San Diego 3 Tuesday’s Games Arizona at Washington (n)Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati (n)Philadelphia at Atlanta (n)N.Y. Mets at Houston (n)Pittsburgh at St. Louis (n)L.A. Dodgers at Colorado (n)Milwaukee at San Diego (n)Miami at San Francisco (n) Today’s Games N.Y. Mets (Schwinden 0-0) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 2-2), 2:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 2-0) at Colorado (Pomeranz 0-1), 3:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 1-2) at San Diego (Luebke 3-1), 6:35 p.m. Arizona (J.Saunders 2-1) at Washington (E.Jackson 1-1), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Maholm 2-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey 1-2), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 3-2) at Atlanta (Hanson 3-2), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 1-1) at St. Louis (Lynn 4-0), 8:15 p.m. Miami (Zambrano 0-2) at San Francisco (Zito 1-0), 10:15 p.m. Thursday’s Games Philadelphia at Atlanta, 12:10 p.m.Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 1:45 p.m.Miami at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m.Arizona at Washington, 7:05 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL Draft (x-compensatory selection) Fifth Round 136. Indianapolis, Josh Chapman, dt, Alabama. 137. Denver (from St. Louis), Malik Jackson, de, Tennessee. 138. Detroit (from Minnesota), Tahir Whitehead, lb, Temple. 139. Minnesota (from Cleveland), Robert Blanton, db, Notre Dame. 140. Tampa Bay, Najee Goode, lb, West Virginia. 141. Washington, Adam Gettis, g, Iowa.142. Jacksonville, Brandon Marshall, lb, Nevada. 143. Carolina, Josh Norman, db, Coastal Carolina. 144. Buffalo, Zebrie Sanders, ot, Florida State. 145. Tennessee (from Miami), Taylor Thompson, te, SMU. 146. Kansas City, DeQuan Menzie, db, Alabama. 147. Buffalo (from Seattle), Tank Carder, lb, TCU. 148. Detroit (from Oakland), Chris Greenwood, db, Albion. 149. San Diego, Johnnie Troutman, g, Penn State. 150. St. Louis (from Chicago), Rokevious Watkins, g, South Carolina. 151. Arizona, Senio Kelemete, g, Washington. 152. Dallas, Danny Coale, wr, Virginia Tech. 153. Philadelphia, Dennis Kelly, ot, Purdue. 154. Seattle (from N.Y. Jets), Korey Toomer, lb, Idaho. 155. Miami (from Tennessee), Josh Kaddu, lb, Oregon. 156. Cincinnati, Shaun Prater, db, Iowa.157. Atlanta, Bradie Ewing, rb, Wisconsin. 158. Oakland (from Detroit), Jack Crawford, de, Penn State. 159. Pittsburgh, Chris Rainey, rb, Florida. 160. Cleveland (from Denver), Ryan Miller, ot, Colorado. 161. Houston, Randy Bullock, k, Texas A&M. 162. New Orleans, Corey White, db, Samford. 163. Green Bay (from Green Bay through New England), Terrell Manning, lb, N.C. State. 164. Atlanta (from Baltimore), Jonathan Massaquoi, de, Troy. 165. San Francisco, Darius Fleming, lb, Notre Dame. 166. Cincinnati (from New England), Marvin Jones, wr, California. 167. Cincinnati (from N.Y. Giants), George Iloka, db, Boise State. 168. x-Oakland, Juron Criner, wr, Arizona. 169. x-Baltimore, Asa Jackson, db, Cal Poly. 170. x-Indianapolis, Vick Ballard, rb, Mississippi State. Sixth Round 171. St. Louis, Greg Zuerlein, k, Missouri Western. 172. Seattle (from Indianapolis through Philadelphia), Jeremy Lane, db, Northwestern State. 173. Washington (from Minnesota), Alfred Morris, rb, Florida Atlantic. 174. Tampa Bay, Keith Tandy, db, West Virginia. 175. Minnesota (from Cleveland), Blair Walsh, k, Georgia. 176. Jacksonville, Mike Harris, db, Florida State. 177. Arizona (from Washington), Justin Bethel, db, Presbyterian. 178. Buffalo, Mark Asper, g, Oregon.179. New Orleans (from Miami), Andrew Tiller, g, Syracuse. 180. San Francisco (from Carolina), Trenton Robinson, db, Michigan State. 181. Seattle, Winston Guy, db, Kentucky. 182. Kansas City, Cyrus Gray, rb, Texas A&M. 183. Miami (from San Diego), B.J. Cunningham, wr, Michigan State. 184. Chicago, Isaiah Frey, db, Nevada.185. Arizona, Ryan Lindley, qb, San Diego State. 186. Dallas, James Hanna, te, Oklahoma. 187. N.Y. Jets (from Philadelphia through Indianapolis), Josh Bush, db, Wake Forest. 188. Denver (from N.Y. Jets), Danny Trevathan, lb, Kentucky. 189. Oakland, Christo Bilukidi, dt, Georgia State. 190. Tennessee, Markelle Martin, db, Oklahoma State. 191. Cincinnati, Dan Herron, rb, Ohio State. Detroit Forfeited192. Atlanta, Charles Mitchell, db, Mississippi State. 193. Washington (from Pittsburgh), Tom Compton, ot, South Dakota. 194. Philadelphia (from Denver), Marvin McNutt, wr, Iowa. 195. Houston, Nick Mondek, ot, Purdue. 196. Detroit (from New Orleans through Miami and San Francisco), Jonte Green, db, New Mexico State. 197. New England (from Green Bay), Nate Ebner, db, Ohio State. 198. Baltimore, Tommy Streeter, wr, Miami. 199. San Francisco, Jason Slowey, ot, Western Oregon. 200. Philadelphia (from New England), Brandon Washington, g, Miami. 201. N.Y. Giants, Matt McCants, ot, UAB. 202. x-N.Y. Jets, Terrance Ganaway, rb, Baylor. 203. x-N.Y. Jets, Robert Griffin, g, Baylor. 204. x-Cleveland, Emmanuel Acho, lb, Texas. 205. x-Cleveland, Billy Winn, dt, Boise St. 206. x-Indianapolis, Lavon Brazill, wr, Ohio. 207. x-Carolina, Brad Nortman, p, Wisconsin.GOLFGolf week PGA TOUR WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Charlotte, N.C.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Quail Hollow Club (7,469 yards, par 72). Purse: $6.5 million. Winner’s share: $1.17 million. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-5:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.). CHAMPIONS TOUR INSPERITY CHAMPIONSHIP Site: The Woodlands, Texas.Schedule: Friday-Sunday.Course: The Woodlands Country Club (7,002 yards, par 72). Purse: $1.7 million. Winner’s share: $255,000. Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:308:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 1-3 a.m.). LPGA TOUR LPGA BRAZIL CUP Site: Rio de Janeiro.Schedule: Saturday-Sunday.Course: Itanhanga Golf Club (6,285 yards, par 73). Purse: $720,000. Winner’s share: $108,000. EUROPEAN TOUR SPANISH OPEN Site: Seville, Spain.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Real Club de Golf de Sevilla (7,134 yards, par 72). Purse: $2.65 million. Winner’s share: $438,495. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 7:30-11:30 a.m.). NATIONWIDE TOUR STADION CLASSIC Site: Athens, Ga.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: University of Georgia Golf Course (7,253 yards, par 71).HOCKEYNHL playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Monday Washington 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, series tied 1-1 Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 2, Los Angeles leads series 2-0 Tuesday New Jersey at Philadelphia (n) Today N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.Phoenix at Nashville, 9 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 ASSOCIATED PRESSLos Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols strikes out against th e Minnesota Twins during a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. on Monday. Baseball’s most feared slugger has suddenly lost his pop. One month into Pujols’ 10-year, $240 milli on contract with the Los Angeles Angels, the three-time MVP has no homers and a miserabl e batting average for his struggling new team, and everybody has a theory on Pujo ls’ profound slump. Pujols free-agent move a strikeout so far for AngelsGREG BEACHAMAssociated PressANAHEIM, Calif. — Albert Pujols ripped a long drive down the left-field line, and the Los Angeles Angels rose in the dug-out along with the crowd. The ball sliced through the heavy night air, soaring into the stands — and hooking just a few feet foul outside the yellow pole. The collective groan in Angel Stadium was audi-ble from the dugout to the back of the bleachers Monday, and it’s getting louder every night. One month into a lavish contract with a new team, baseball’s most feared slug-ger has lost his pop. “I know I can hit home runs,” Pujols said. “When it’s going to happen, I don’t know.” Pujols didn’t hit a homer for the Angels in April, shockingly going 23 games and 92 at-bats without once doing what he did 445 times over 11 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals. Dating back to late last season, the three-time NL MVP and two-time World Series champion is in the longest longball drought of his career, going 29 games and 121 at-bats without a homer. For a gifted power hitter in the ostensible prime of his career, it’s a distress-ing stretch of futility even in the earliest stages of his 10-year contract. For the Angels, who are pay-ing $240 million for homers and victories from arguably the best offensive player of his generation, it’s a simmering problem that’s threatening to boil. “I don’t think about that, man,” Pujols said. “It could be tomorrow, maybe the next day, a month from now, I don’t know. My job is to get myself ready to play and take my swing. ... Home runs, when they come, they come in bunch-es.” They’re not coming at all in Anaheim, and that’s not what the Angels expected after signing Pujols away from the Cardinals for the next decade with the third-richest contract in major league history. Even worse, Pujols’ new teammates have slumped along with him, and last-place Los Angeles heads into May in an 8-15 funk despite Monday’s 4-3 win over majors-worst Minnesota. Not even matching the worst start in franchise history has caused the Angels to waver from pub-licly backing their new first baseman. They still expect to see the sublime power of the man who hit three hom-ers in Game 3 of the World Series last fall, matching a feat only accomplished by Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson. “Even though he’s a leader and has been around, we’ve still got to lift him up, because the game will slap you in the face sometimes and humble you,” said fel-low veteran Torii Hunter, who shared Pujols’ power drought until hitting three homers in the last four games. Pujols has the highest batting average and slug-ging percentage of any active player, but he’s hit-ting .217 with just four RBIs and eight extra-base hits — all doubles, and just one in the last nine games.


The Good Old Boys switched to a scramble for-mat for its weekly match. In a closely contested battle, the team of Ed Snow, Stan Woolbert, Joe Persons and Merle Hibbard fired 61 for a one-stroke victory over the team of Jerry West, Bill Rogers, Jim Stevens and Dan Stephens. Other teams in order of finish were: Don Howard, Dennis Hendershot, Mike Spencer and Howard Whitaker with 63; Monty Montgomery, Tom Elmore, Hugh Sherrill and Tony Branch with 64; Mark Risk, Jim Bell, Carl Wilson and Bobby Simmons with 66. Jerry West finished the Sunday blitz at +6 to edge Tom Wade and Jim Cannedy by a stroke. Wade padded his second-place finish with three skins and two closest-to-the-pin prizes. Rickey Lovvorn picked up two skins. Mike Jacobs, Roger Mitzel, Buddy Slay and West had the other skins. Jacobs was closest to the pin on No. 17 and West was closest on No. 7. Bruce and Nicole Gibson teamed with Maggie Woods and Tim Lewis to post 132 for first place in the Mixed Two-Two scramble. Jerry and Anita West joined Bill and Dottie Rogers for second place, one stroke behind the winners. Jonathan Allen rode three birdies to the win-ner’s circle at +8 in the A flight of Wednesday’s blitz. Joe Paul was three strokes back in second, followed by Mike McCranie and Chad Hunter tied for third. Dwight Rhodes (+10) also took a three-stroke win in B flight. John Dennis (+7) was in second and Keith Shaw (+5) in third. McCranie’s eagle on No. 11 was good for a skin. Jerry Smith, Jordan Hale, Rhodes and Shaw had the other keepers. Smith blew a big pot hole win with his skin by opting out of the pot hole game. Both pot holes carried over. Mike Jacobs’ two birdies on the back nine put him at +8 for the win in the A flight of the Saturday blitz. Greg Lyons was three points back in second, fol-lowed by Joe Paul (+3), and Timmy Rogers (+2). The B flight ended in a most unusual four-way tie for first place among Steve Osborne, Ron Bennett, Don Combs and Julius Davenport. All four players finished at +8. Tony Kent carded two skins. Allen Moody, Ken Radcliffe, David Poe, Osborne and Combs had the other winners. The LGA gave each player a mulligan on the front nine and two mulligans on the back side. After the “do-overs,” Nicole Ste-Marie found the winning combination in a close contest. Her 65 was one stroke better than Caroline Stevens and two better than Dottie Rogers, Cathy Steen and Nancy Edgar. Upcoming events: Q Saturday, The Edge scramble; Q May 11, The Arc of North Florida, 9 a.m. (course closed until 1:30 p.m.); Q May 12, “The Players” blitz. The Sunday Scramble turned into a memorable event for two local golfers. Dennis Reynolds scored his first hole-in-one with a shot from 144 yards on Creeks No. 2. Reynolds has been playing golf for many years and was finally rewarded with the 12,000-to-1 shot Sunday evening, as he and everyone in his group watched. His ball hit just left of the hole and roll ever so gently into the cup to give Dennis his first ace. Not to diminish Reynold’s ace, but the Sunday Scramble delivered an even rarer shot. Curtis Mixon’s 3-wood from 233 yards found the bottom of the cup on Creeks No. 9, a 433-yard par 5 for a double eagle — a million-to-1 shot. While Curtis had used a team members drive as the first shot of the hole, the double eagle will be a shot he and his team members will remember for a long time. For Sunday’s results the team of Keith Hudson, Phillip Russell and Bob Wheary edged out Mixon, Gordon Fuller and Braden Fuller on the fourth play-off hole for the win. Both teams had finished at +6. The pot rolls over to next week. Wednesday’s scramble finished in a tie with the team of Curtis Mixon, Ashley Mixon and Jesse Lamb splitting first and second prize at +4 with the team of Chet Carter, Ralph Minster and Wallace Christie, which collected the pot for their birdie on Dunes No. 3. A new pot starts today. Wednesday blitz results: Pete Skantzos +7, first; Gary Croxton +6, second; Ricky Crawford Jr. +5, third. Eight skins were recorded with five going to Todd Carter during his round of 67. Skantzos had two skins and Mike Kahlich had one. Friday’s Dogfight was won by Bob Wheary at +7, followed by Jerry Perkins (+2) in second and Kevin Odom, Pete Skantzos and Don Horn tied for third at +1. Closest to the pins went to Garrett Odom and Joe Herring. Skin winners were Wheary (2) Kevin Odom, Garrett Odom, Wallace Christie and Tim Tortorice. Thanks to all the sponsors, golfers and volunteers who made the P.C.E.R.A. event a huge success on Saturday. Tournament results: first — Brandon Ramsey, Bootsy Kirby, Eaton Kirby, John Kirkpatrick (55); second Ricky Bennett, Dennis Crawford, Matt Marable and Bob Brown (55-scorecard match); third — Jay Ogburn, John Skidmore, Tom Whiting and Eric Graybeal (56). 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Spurs’ Popovich is the NBA Coach of the YearBy PAUL J. WEBERAssociated PressSAN ANTONIO — Gregg Popovich was selected as the NBA’s Coach of the Year on Tuesday after leading the San Antonio Spurs to 50 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference in the lockout-shortened season. Popovich also won the award in 2003 when San Antonio won its second of four championships, and he might be headed for a fifth ring if the Spurs keep this up. No longer able to simply lean on Tim Duncan and defense, Popovich has nonetheless molded anoth-er contender with a sur-prising supporting cast of rookies and former NBA no-names. He whipped them into winners quickly. After a bumpy 12-9 start, the Spurs lost only seven more games the rest of the season. “If you can draft David Robinson and follow that up with Tim Duncan, that’s a couple of decades of very, very possible success unless you just screw it up,” Popovich said. “So it’s hard to take credit when circum-stances have gone your way so consistently.” Popovich received 77 first-place votes. Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau was second (27), Indiana coach Frank Vogel was third (7) and Memphis coach Lionel Hollins was fourth (6). Boston’s Doc Rivers and Denver’s George Karl each received a vote. The season loomed as one of Popovich’s tough-est projects yet. Besides Duncan and Manu Ginobili growing another year older, the Spurs started the year with much of the same roster that fell in the first round to the up-and-coming Grizzlies last spring. But Popovich, who is also team president, looked in unlikely places to keep San Antonio’s championship window from shutting just yet. Rookie forward Kawhi Leonard became a starter by midseason, as did swing-man Danny Green. “Pop has done a terrific job molding a mix of expe-rience and inexperience,” Spurs general manager R.C. Buford said. Popovich also steered the Spurs through what has typically been a death-knell for them in recent years: injuries to their Big Three. Ginobili missed nearly half the season after breaking his hand, yet San Antonio still kept winning without their playmaking guard. Popovich was aggressive as ever in keeping his stars healthy. He willingly surrendered 11-game win-ning streaks twice to avoid wear and tear on Duncan, Ginobili and Tony Parker, keeping them on the bench or home altogether four times this year. Duncan has called this Popovich’s best season between managing minutes and integrating the new-comers despite the con-densed schedule. “Timmy just wants to get minutes,” Popovich said. “He’s just trying to ingrati-ate himself.” Redskins release GaffneyAssociated PressASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins have released veteran Jabar Gaffney, their leading receiver last season. Gaffney made 68 catches for 947 yards and five touchdowns in 2011, setting career highs in receptions and yardage and matching a career high in TD catches. He started 15 games in 2011. Washington signed free agents Pierre Garcon and Joshua Morgan in free agency, and already had five other holdovers at wide receiver. The 31-year-old Gaffney has played 10 NFL seasons, making 443 catch-es for 5,622 yards and 24 touchdowns. He previously played with Houston, New England and Denver.


DEAR ABBY: On a recent airline flight, a tall man who sat behind me had his left leg out in the aisle during most of the trip. He was wearing shorts, and you could see his large tat-too of a naked woman on his thigh. The drawing was very explicit, and there was no way to avoid seeing it because passengers had to cross over his leg to reach the bathroom. How do you explain this kind of “art” to children? Would the airline have the right to ask him to cover the tattoo? -OFFENDED TRAVELER FROM NEW YORK DEAR OFFENDED: Because body art could be classified as freedom of expression, I’m not sure they do. However, some-one’s leg protruding into the aisle might be consid-ered a safety issue because it could cause a trip and fall. It would also impede food and beverage carts traveling up and down the aisle. Because you were offended, I hope you avert-ed your gaze if you needed to make more than one trip to the lavatory, and if there were children in tow, that you didn’t call their attention to the “picture.” ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I had an urgent piece of mail to get to the post office. My sis-ter called the postmistress, who agreed to stay open for her to deliver it. In the meantime, I found two other pieces of mail that required checks, quickly wrote them out and gave the three envelopes to my sister, who rushed them to the post office. Upon her return, she showed me her vehicle, which had a deep gash running along one side because she had backed down the driveway too quickly, not paying atten-tion, and had scraped the car against the stone post. She thinks I should pay half the cost of repair because “I was involved.” I think it was her carelessness, and therefore, I should not have to pay. I’m not angry, just confused by her reasoning because the same thing happened to me when I ran an errand for her, but I paid on my own for my carelessness. What do you think? -THINKS DIFFERENTLY IN TENNESSEE DEAR THINKS DIFFERENTLY: I think you should remind your sister that when the same thing happened to you while running an errand for her, you assumed the responsibility for paying for it. For her to say that you were “involved” is stretching the truth. She’s trying to guilt you into pay-ing. Stand your ground. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I’m a 20year~old female junior in college. I am intelligent, attractive and friendly, and I want to remain a virgin until I’m married. This is not because of religious reasons. I have had a few relationships I thought were serious, but I ended up getting dumped for a “looser” girl each time, which really hurts. My family and friends don’t understand that wait-ing until marriage is part of who I am. I was raised to think this was proper, but once I reached a cer-tain age, everyone seemed to change their minds. I’m not looking to get married for at least five years, which means a long wait for anyone who wants to date me. Am I going to be alone for-ever just because I won’t jump into bed with a guy before we’re married? -PRINCIPLED IN ANN ARBOR, MICH. DEAR PRINCIPLED: Not quite forever. I admire you for adhering to your values and so will the man who marries you. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Speak up, or you will limit your chance to get ahead. You have far more to offer than you realize. Take credit for your ideas and move along at your own pace. Show your lead-ership ability and you will excel. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get involved in an activity that will challenge you to do your very best. You’ll have the drive and determination to win. Competitors may try to intimidate you, but if you concentrate on what you need to do, you will be unstoppable. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t allow a personal situation to escalate into an unhealthy problem. Use your intelligence to get others to see things your way. A last-minute change will cost you if you aren’t prepared to make an on-the-spot decision. ++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): What you learn and the people you meet at gatherings will pay off. Share your ideas and you will attract interest in a project you’d like to pursue. Someone close to you will feel threatened by your desire to make new friends. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Relax, rest or take a short trip. A change of pace, direction or location will help you come to terms with a decision you need to make. Keeping things small and simple can bring you a higher return. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Separate work and personal issues, or you will have trouble with dead-lines. A short business trip will help you resolve issues that have the potential to be costly. Your undivided attention will impress the people you are dealing with. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Go to the heart of the matter. Ask questions and find out what you have to do to keep the peace. Ignoring what’s going on in your personal or finan-cial affairs will make mat-ters worse. Face the music and clear the air. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ll attract partners and enjoy interactions with people who share your interests, but don’t let it turn into a financial burden. You cannot pay for others or offer your services for free. Don’t sell yourself short. Generosity doesn’t pay the bills. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t hesitate to make a request if it will make you happy. Love is in the stars, and a com-mitment can be made. Stick close to home and avoid any situation that might cause a problem with rules, regulations or authority figures. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Don’t get stuck with responsibilities that aren’t yours. Time spent at home or dealing with personal business matters will enhance your finan-cial situation. A change at home will benefit you greatly. +++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Make a move or change your living arrangements. You can stabilize your financial situ-ation if you stick to a bud-get or invest in something that can bring in extra cash. Improving your per-sonal situation will benefit you professionally as well. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll have trouble convincing a partner to go along with your plans. Don’t beat around the bush. State the facts and figures, as well as how you intend to handle the situation, and express an interest in discussing alter-native plans. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. 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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 descendant’s 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 is April 25, 2012Attorney for Person Giving Notice:TERRYMcDAVIDPost Office Box 1328Lake City, FL32056-1328Telephone: (386) 752-1896Florida Bar No. 052454Person Giving Notice:Willard R. Baughn4452 NWWisteria Dr.Lake City, FL3205505532181April 25, 2012May 2, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 12-30-CA Division: CIVIL CECILWILLIAM STOUGHTON, JR., VICKI J. STOUGHTON, JON ASHENBACK and RACHELASHENBACK,Plaintiffs, vs.ELMER P. ROBY, as Personal Rep-resentative of the Estate of John Ro-by, deceased, JAMES JOHNSON, PATRICK FIELDS, and any heirs, devisees, grantees, assign-ees, legatees, lienholders, creditors, trustees of the decedents, or other-wise claiming by, through, under or against the decedents and Defend-ants, and any unknown defendants, including all parties having or claim-ing to have any right, title, or interest in the property herein described, Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTION TODEFENDANTS, ELMER P. ROBY, as Personal Representative of the Estate of John Roby, deceased, and PATRICK FIELDS, and any heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, legatees, lienholders, creditors, trust-ees of the decedents, or otherwise claiming by, through, under or against the decedents or Defendants, and any known or unknown parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described:YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Quiet Title to the following prop-erty in COLUMBIACounty, Flori-da:Lot 93, THREE RIVERS ESTATES, Unit 10, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 10, of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida. Parcel ID Number: 00-00-00-00812-000has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on LLOYD E. PETERSON, JR., the Plaintiffs' attorney, whose address is 905 SWBaya Drive, Lake City, FL32025, on or before May 31, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the Plaintiffs' attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief de-manded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority to this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiffs’interest which will be binding upon you. DATED on April 25, 2012. P.DEWITTCASON, Clerk for Third Judicial Circuit Court of CO-LUMBIACounty, Florida By B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05532282May 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONCASE NO. 12-64-CPIN RE: The Estate ofBARBARABETTYPETRENA,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of BARBARABETTYPETRENA, de-ceased, whose date of death was De-cember 25, 2011, and whose Social Security Number is XXX-XX-5660, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Co-lumbia County Courthouse, Post Of-fice box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056-2069. The names and address-es of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.All creditors of Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTYDAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of Decedent and other persons having claims or de-mands against Decedent’s estate, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AF-TER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER DECE-DENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is May 2, 2012.WAYNE R. PETRENAPersonal Representative199 SE Camp StreetLake City, Florida 32025MORGAN LAWCENTER FOR ESTATE & LEGACYPLANNING, PLLCTeresa Byrd MorganFlorida Bar No. 0698954 234 East Duval StreetLake City, Florida 32055386/755-1977 (office)386/755-8781 (facsimile)Attorney for Personal Representative02500088May 2, 9, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRDJUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FORCOLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONCASE NO. 12-76-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFJAMES W. CLARKa/k/a JAMES WILLARD CLARK,deceased.NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of JAMES W. CLARK, deceased, whose date of death was March 26, 2012; File Number 12-76-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and ad-dresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's at-torney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is: May 2, 2012.Personal Representative: /s/ W alter J. Clark WALTER J. CLARK1537 Gardenwood ParkwayVirginia Beach, Virginia 23455Attorneys for Personal Representa-tive:FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTOR-NEYS, P.A.By: /s/ Marlin M. Feagle Marlin M. FeagleFlorida Bar No. 0173248153 NE Madison StreetPost Office Box 1653Lake City, Florida 32056-1653386/752-719105532314May 2, 9, 2012 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE OF PROPOSED BOARD ACTION T O CONSIDER A RESOLUTION EST ABLISHING A W A TER RA TE FOR AGRICULTURAL USE AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DA TE TOWHOM ITMAYCONCERN:The Board of County Commissioners of Columbia County, Florida will at its regular meeting on May 17, 2012 in the Columbia County School Board Administration Building, 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Flori-da at 5:00 p.m hold a public hearing to consider a Proposed Board Action entitled:ARESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS OF COLUMBIACOUNTYFLORI-DAESTABLISHING AWATER RATE FOR AGRICULTURALUSE AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFLegalFECTIVE DATEThe substance of the above-named resolution is as provided in its name.Copies of the proposed resolution are available for inspection at the office of the County Manager located in the County Administration Complex, 135 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Any interested party may appear and be heard at this pub-lic hearing.All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to en-sure that a verbatim recording of the proceedings are made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, a person need-ing special accommodations or an in-terpreter to participate in this pro-ceeding should contact Lisa Roberts 386/752-1006 or T.D. Services 386/758-2139, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing.DATED this 30th day of April, 2012P. DEWITTCASONClerk of Court05532359May 2, 2012 100Job Opportunities05532111Sales 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. 05532254OPS J uvenile Probation Officer F/Tnon-career service Department of Juvenile Justic Working with Delinquent Youth Four Year Degree. Background Screen Drug Test. Valid Driver’s License req’d. Mail State of Florida Application to: Christina Ash, 508 NWHouston Avenue, Live Oak, FL32064 or Fax (386) 362-2574. 10 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Charles Henning Hardinsburg, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, & Straw/Hay Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 06/30/2012 – 01/31/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employer’s 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 #KY0452250. 5 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Alvis Monroe DBAMonroe Farms Elkton, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 06/25/2012 – 12/10/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employer’s 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 #KY0452226. 8 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: SETTobacco LLC Owensboro, 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: 06/30/2012 – 12/22/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employer’s 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 #KY0452302. Sales Position available for motivated individual Rountree Moore Toyota, Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 100Job OpportunitiesADJUNCTPROFESSORS Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Aleading provider of the higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 15,000 students at the traditional University campus (main campus), through the Center for Online Learning, and at 17 regional centers in seven states. Saint Leo University is creating a pool of potential adjunct instructors to teach ESOLat our Lake City center, located in Lake City, Florida. Appointments are for immediate and upcoming terms. AMaster’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is the minimum requirement for undergraduate programs. Also, candidates must have eighteen credit hours in ESOL, TSOLor Foreign Language Education required. ESOL endorsement does not meet this requirement. For additional information and application instructions, please visit our website: www .saintleo.edu/jobs or for a direct link to the position: http://www .saintleo.jobs/postings/ 8564 Saint Leo University is an equal opportunity employer. Catholics, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. DIRECTORLAKE CITY Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Aleading provider of the higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 16,000 students at the traditional University campus (main campus), through the Center for Online Learning, and at 17 regional centers in seven states. This position will provide leadership for and coordination of academic and administrative activities in the Lake City, Madison and Trenton area. Support the University’s mission and core values as a contributing member of the University’s community. Supervise and coordinate all personnel and administrative activities in the assigned offices. To include planning, budgeting, advising, etc. AMaster’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is the minimum requirement. Experience in business or academic administration. Excellent supervisory and customer service skills. The ability to effectively plan and organize. Applicant should have excellent computer skills. For additional information and application instructions, please visit our website: www .saintleo.edu/jobs or for a direct link to the position: http://www.saintleo.jobs/postings/ 9555. Saint Leo University is an equal opportunity employer. Catholics, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. IMMEDIATE OPENING Front Desk Night Auditor Full Time-Nights Vary 10:30pm 6:30am Industry Standard Benefits Must Be Self Motivated with Excellent Customer Service Skills Apply In Person 450 SWFlorida Gateway Drive Lake City, FL32024 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE LEGALSECRETARY, Experience necessary, good salary, medical benefits, fax resume to: 386-961-9956. 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. 100Job OpportunitiesOFFICE ASSISTANT Office experience necessary. Pay based on experience. Health, dental & vision benefits offered, explanation given upon interview. Apply within 6766 264th Street, Branford, FL, 32008. TITLE SEARCH Company seeking abstractor for the Lake City area. Min. 5 yrs. exp. Accuracy, speed and proficiency with metes and bounds legal descriptions a must. Can work mostly from home if a fast internet connection. Some travel. Good pay, benefits, bonuses .Resumes@researchexpresstitle.com WE ARELOOKING for an Experienced (2+ yrs.) OTR Driver. Please Call 1-877-745-8730 to receive an application. 240Schools & Education05531665Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class-05/14/12• 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 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 430Garage Sales 5 FAMILY, Fri. & SAT. 9-?, 1524 NWMain Blvd., (previously Bob’s Marine), US 41 N., 1 mi. past Post Office, furn., clothes, tools, antiques & books. Fri. 5/4, Sat. 5/5 & Sun 5/6, 7:30-?, Rain or Shine, 325 SW Broderick Dr. off 47 S, lots of baby things, electronics, household & misc items. Must see to apprec. LARGE ESTATESALE 5643 NWCR152, Jennings, FL MAY4, 5, 6, 8 to 1 pm. More then you can imagine Antiques, furn., lamps, books. The house is also for sale sitting on 4.6 acres with pond. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT. 5/5, 7-?, 181 Blueberry Place off CR 47/242, furniture, glassware, collectibles, misc., follow signs. SAT. 73, 365 SWBurnett Lane off CR 242 between SR 47 & Sisters Welcome. Toys, clothing, household goods, NO Early Birds. 440Miscellaneous GUNSHOW: 05/5 & 05/06 @ The Columbia County Fairgrounds, Hwy 247 Lake City. Sat 9am 4pm, Sun 9am-3pm. Info: 386-325-6114 VERIZON DRIOD PRO CELL Original box, wall charger, car charger, excellent condition $85 Call 386-984-7510. 630Mobile Homes forRent2BR/1 BA M arkham Road $475 mo. plus $475 dep. 954-258-8841 3 BR/2 BA, completely refurbished, appliances furnished, $775 month. & $775 deposit 386-752-7578 3/2 Large MH, small park, near FGCC, Small pets ok, $500 dep $575 mo w/12 mo lease 386-752-1971 or 352-281-2450 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, MAY2, 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 don’t 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 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 44X12 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: ammonspaula@yahoo.com 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 Repo’s and Used Mobile Home, $6,500 and up Call Paula Ammons 386-292-6290 email: ammonspaula@yahoo.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 4/2 From $499 Mo. Loaded3/2 From $399 Mo. Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 ext. 210 Palm HarborVillage New Homes Start at $39,900 $5K for your used mobile home Any condition! 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 2/2 MH. Central quite location. Rental to Own, starting at $400 mo. Close to everything. 305-984-5511 or 386-344-0830 2BR/1BAAPT. w/garage. West side of town. $650. mo. 386-961-9000 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 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Br’s from $125/wk. Util. & cable incl., Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly rates avail Call 386-752-2741 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 ForRent3 BR/1.5 BA, CH&A, fenced back yard, hardwood floors, Gwen Lake, $700 month + $700 deposit Call 386-344-2472. 730Unfurnished Home ForRent1br/1ba Free ele. Utilities incl. $375 mo + sec. and 2br/1ba $585 mo. + sec. both 4mi S. Lake City. 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. Call 386-752-6062 BEAUTIFUL3 BR/2 BA, 2 car garage on 2 acre lot, 1,750 sq. ft. under air/heat, $950 mo. 1st + last + sec. dep. Call 305-345-9907. CONVENIENTLOCATION 2brApartment. Close to downtown. $485. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 SITE-BUILT HOME, On 5 acres, near Fort White, 1st last + deposit. Call 386-758-1789 750Business & Office Rentals05532259OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq'8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 055322601,700 + WAREHOUSE 7Acre Land Sale $295,000, Rent $2,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 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 “Florida’s Last Frontier” 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 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 810Home forSale 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 FOR SALE BYOWNER 3 BR/2 BA, 2,600 sq. ft., 10 acres, built-in pool, screened porch off pool, beautiful sunrise & lots of nature to be seen, $225,000 OBO. Call 386-292-9333. 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 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. Poole Realty Kellie Shirah, BIG House, 2,100 sqft. 10’ceilings, 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 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. Results 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 940Trucks 2004 DODGE SLT1500, 4-Door Pickup, w/o handicap lift, low mileage. $13,000 OBO Call 386-758-3053 952Vans & Sport Util. Vehicles1995 CHEVY Customized High Top Van w/1000 # handicapped lift, low mileage. $6,500 OBO Call 386-758-3053 SOLD IT FAST IN THE CLASSIFIEDSSelling your stuff is simple with a little help from the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Let our sales team help you place an ad today, in print and online! Call 386-755-5440 or go to www.lakecityreporter.com ADVERTISE YOUR Job Opportunities in the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Enhance Your Ad with Your Individual Logo For just pennies a day. Call today, 755-5440.