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: 05-06-2012
Frequency: daily (monday through friday)[<1969>-]
weekly[ former 1967-<1968>]
normalized irregular
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Lake City (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Columbia County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Columbia -- Lake City
Coordinates: 30.189722 x -82.639722 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Vol. 138 No. 73CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4A Business ................ 1C Obituaries .............. 5A Advice .................. 5D Puzzles ................. 2BTODAY IN PEOPLEBeasie Boys’ Yauch diesCOMING TUESDAYCity council coverage 90 66 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Hospice provides care for terminally ill. Camps perfect answer to a boring summer. Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM SUNDAYEDITION 1C 1D By SAMANTHA GROSS and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated PressNEW YORK — Moans, sighs and exclamations erupted Saturday as rela tives of Sept. 11 victims watched four closed-circuit TV feeds from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that showed the self-proclaimed mastermind of the attacks and co-defen-dants trying to slow their arraignment, a move that drew outbursts from view-ers of “c’mon, are you kid-ding me?” “It’s actually a joke, it feels ridiculous,” said Jim Riches, whose firefighter son, Jimmy, died at the World Trade Center. Riches watched the hearing from a movie theater at Fort Hamilton in New York City, one of four U.S. military bases where the arraign ment was broadcast live for victims’ family members, survivors and emergency personnel who responded to the attacks. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other defendants were arraigned on charges that include ter-rorism and murder, the first time in more than three years that they appeared in public. During the hearing, they generally refused to cooperate. At one point, one detainee leafed through a copy of The Economist magazine, then passed it to another. At other times, defendants knelt in prayer. Like other family members, Riches expressed frustration about the pro ceedings. “It’s been a mess for 11 years,” Riches said as he stood in the rain during a break in the proceedings and described the atmo sphere inside. And after his first glimpse inside the mili-tary courtroom, he said, “It looks like it’s going to be a very long trial. ... They want what they want.” Riches, himself a retired firefighter who worked dig-ging up remains in the days after Sept. 11, said he car-ried with him dark memo-ries of the days after the attacks, and he hoped that if convicted the five men would be executed. “I saw what they did to our loved ones — crushed them to pieces,” he said. About 60 people repre senting 30 families were in the theater at Fort Hamilton, where the mili-tary provided chaplains and grief counselors, Riches said. The other bases pro-viding feeds were Fort Devens in Massachusetts, Joint Base McGuire Dix in New Jersey and Fort Meade in Maryland, the only one open to the public. At Fort Hamilton, Lee Hanson said he became deeply angry as he watched the delays being caused by men he blames for the death of his son, daughter-in-law and 9/11’s youngest victim — his granddaugh-ter, 2-year-old Christine Hanson. All were aboard United Flight 175, the sec-ond plane to crash into the twin towers. “They praise Allah. I say, ‘Damn you!’” said the silver-haired retiree from Eaton, Conn. Several people who viewed the proceedings said they had little sympathy for the defendants’ complaints about their treatment, given the brutality of the deaths of the nearly 3,000 victims of the attacks. Mohammed was waterboarded 183 times and subjected to other mea-sures that some have called torture. “My brother was mur dered in the cockpit of his airplane, and we will have to stand up for him,” said Debra Burlingame, who attended the viewing For 9/11 victims’ families, hearing is another orde al JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterAn FGC student waves to her family and friends as she find s her seat at the Commencement Ceremony Friday. 200-plus don caps at Florida Gateway ‘I turned “no you can’t” into “watch me,”’ says one new FGC graduate.By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comGraduates in emerald gowns watched with wide eyes as student government president Ivan Arevalo, 21, gave a poetic speech on embracing opportunities and change. “Never forget that you are only one choice away from changing your life,” Arevalo said. Around 130 students graduated with Associate of Arts degrees at the 2012 Florida Gateway College commencement on Friday. An additional 75 graduated with Associate of Science degrees or other certificates. Overcoming obstacles to embrace success was the theme of the afternoon, with student speakers sharing their stories on behalf of the graduating class. Graduate of Elementary Education Jashun Collins, 19, told students and families that the road leading up to commencement was not always easy for her. Negativity from others and her own mind sometimes obscured her path to success. “I turned ‘no you can’t’ into ‘watch me,’” she said. Collins said she plans to stay in Lake City. She hopes to work as a teacher. Valedictorian Stephen Williams, 18, said he did not initially think of a degree from FGC as all that valuable. Over time, however, Williams realized that his accomplishments at the col lege were “not to be taken lightly.” Williams said he was more excited about attending commencement then he initially thought he’d be. “I started coming here when I was 15 so I’ve got to grow up while here,” Williams said. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterMiranda Holland, who graduated Magna Cum Laude, waits fo r her name to be called before walking across the stage to receive her degree. GRADUATION continued on 3A VICTIMS continued on 3A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterHugh Bryant and Annette Bleser, pose for a photograph at their organic farm, Planet Claire Farmacy, in O’Brien. Bryant and Bleser uses half an acre of land to grow a myriad of vegetables with no chemicals and solely on cow and chicken manure.Farmacy’s new take on natural foodsFarmers marketregulars grow organic treats on half-acre tract.By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comO’BRIEN – At Planet Claire Farmacy, Hugh Bryant and Annette Bleser work diligently in their “rock lobster” garden, tending to purple kohlrabi and dragon’s tongue green beans. The couple own what they call a “rock and roll farm” out in O’Brien. Allusions to rock and roll songs are the theme of the space with a rooster named Ozzy and a cow named Steve after Steve Clark from Def Leppard. The couple practice alternative farming methods, using no chemi-cals and developing their own reci-pes for common problems such as pests and fungi. In their garden, they cultivate unique crops unlike what many local farmers are used to seeing. Bright golden zucchini, yellow and red-stemmed Swiss chard and Cherokee purple heirloom tomatoes protrude from lucious greenery. “Put that on a plate and they are drawn to it,” Bryant said. “The stuff that nobody knows what it is up here. That’s what gets them to your table.” FARMACY continued on 8A


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. AROUND FLORIDA Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays Baseball Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays is 81. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., is 78. Rock singer Bob Seger is 67. Actor Alan Dale is 65. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is 59. TV personality Tom Bergeron is 57. Actress Roma Downey is 52. Actor George Clooney is 51. Actress Leslie Hope is 47. Rock musician Mark Bryan (Hootie and the Blowfish) is 45. Actress Gabourey Sidibe is 29.PEOPLE IN THE NEWS NEW YORK Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced rapper who helped make the Beastie Boys one of the seminal groups in hip-hop, died Friday. He was 47. Yauch, also known as MCA, died in New York after a nearly three-year battle with cancer, his representatives said. He had been diagnosed with a cancerous salivary gland in 2009. At the time, Yauch expressed hope that it was very treatable, but his illness forced the group to cancel shows and delayed the release of their 2011 album, Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. 2. He hadnt performed in public since 2009 and was absent when the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last month. Yauch was an integral, founding member to the ever-weaving trio: three Jewish kids from New York who found widespread respect in a hip-hop world with few credible white performers. In a 25-year span that covered four No. 1 albums and more than 40 million records sold, the Beastie Boys played both prankster and pioneer, a groundbreaking act that helped bring hip-hop to the mainstream. The groups music crossed genres and color lines and helped bring rap to a wider audience, said Neil Portnow, president of the Recording Academy. Yauch was an immense talent and creative visionary. The demure, gray-haired Yauch wasnt the most boastful B-Boy; he was the thoughtful one and a steady source of the trios innovative spirit. A devoted Buddhist, he led the group in performing concerts to benefit Tibet, and, as a filmmaker, he helped grow their imagery. The Brooklyn-born Yauch formed the Beastie Boys with high school friend Michael Mike D Diamond. Originally conceived as a hardcore punk group, they played their first show on Yauchs 17th birthday. In a letter from Yauch read by fellow Beastie Adam Ad-Rock Horovitz at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, Yauch recalled their early days at his parents home in Brooklyn, where we used to practice on hot Brooklyn summer days after school, windows open to disturb the neighborhood. The group became a hip-hop trio soon after Horovitz joined and coalesced after Yauch dropped out of Bard College two years into his studies. They released their chart-topping debut Licensed to Ill in 1986, a raucous album led by the anthem (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!). It was the first hip-hop album to top the Billboard chart.Supermodel Evangelista testifies at New York child-support trialNEW YORK Tracing her working life from picking cherries as a preteen to the cover of Vogue, supermodel Linda Evangelista told a court Friday she can still command about $100,000 to walk a runway, though her career has slowed since its 1980s and s heyday. In an unusual peek into high fashion in Manhattan Family Court, Evangelista took the witness stand to begin telling her side of her child-support standoff with French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault. But their 5-year-old boy didnt come up in Evangelistas brief testimony Friday; shes expected to continue testifying Monday. Rather, answering questions from her lawyer, the high-flying model who once famously said she and her peers dont wake up for less than $10,000 a day sketched a portrait of herself as a woman whose first job harvesting cherries on a farm in her Canadian hometown paid $10 a day. She did that work at 12 to earn money for a bicycle, she said. She worked at a convenience store and several other jobs during high school, pounded the pavement in two continents to get her start in modeling and felt pressured into getting her now-signature haircut, she said.Publisher to release Taliban poetry for better understandingLONDON A group of researchers are preparing to release an anthology of Taliban poetry, something they hope will help Englishspeakers better understand the men whove waged more than a decade of war against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan. Many of the works in Poetry of the Taliban center on the movements campaign to expel foreign forces from their territory, with angry battle anthems or mournful dirges devoted to civilian casualties. But others touch on themes of religious devotion, nostalgia, or even love. Alex Strick van Linschoten, one of the anthologys coeditors, said he had collected the 240-odd poems off the Internet and in the field not for noveltys sake, but as a way of understanding who the Taliban are. This is one of the big problems of the conflict, which is one of making decisions without properly understanding the circumstances of the people around which these decisions are being made.CBS threatens ABC over newest reality series The Glass HouseLOS ANGELES CBS is hoping a legal warning shot shatters rival network ABCs plans for its reality show The Glass House. Attorneys for CBS sent ABC executives a letter Friday warning that The Glass House is strikingly similar to CBS show Big Brother. The network notes that ABC may be benefiting from the fact that 18 former Big Brother staffers and executives are now working on the planned show. Glass House would feature contestants who are constantly filmed and eliminated from a home they share, and viewers will be able to influence many of their actions, according to a description of the series released Monday. Big Brother, which has aired on CBS since 2000, has similar features. (AP)Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all under standing, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 NIV NASA inducts first Hispanic astronaut to Hall of FameCAPE CANAVERAL NASAs first Hispanic astronaut was among three astronauts Saturday who joined John Glenn, Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Franklin Chang-Diaz, who was born in Costa Rica, was inducted into the hall of fame in a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center. Two other former space shuttle astronauts, Charlie Precourt and Kevin Chilton, also were inducted. Chang-Diaz flew seven shuttle missions, a record he shares with former astronaut Jerry Ross. A plasma physicist with a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chang-Diaz helped deploy the Galileo spacecraft on its mission to Jupiter and worked on both the Russian Mir space station and the International Space Station. He left NASA in 2005 to found Ad Astra Rocket Co., where he is working on propulsion systems for travel to Mars. Chilton piloted the shuttle Endeavour on its inaugural mission, in 1992. He served as a deputy program manager for operations in the International Space Station office at Johnson Space Center before he left NASA in 1998. Chilton went on to become the commander of Air Force Space Command and Air Force Strategic Command. He retired in 2011 as a four-star general, the highest military rank ever held by a U.S. astronaut. Precourt and six crewmates were aboard the shuttle Columbia on March 22, 1993, when its three main engines ignited six seconds before their scheduled liftoff. As steam enveloped the shuttle, a liquid oxygen valve sprung a leak, triggering an automatic engine shutdown seconds before the twin solid rocket boosters were to ignite. Precourt, now an executive at ATK Aerospace Groups Space Launch Division, flew on Columbia in April 1993 after its engines were replaced on the launch pad. He also flew on three shuttle missions to the Russian space station Mir.Scott to GOP activists: Unite behind RomneyJACKSONVILLE Gov. Rick Scott, who has made it clear he plans to run for re-election in 2014, was focused Friday on the November election, saying that activists need to unite behind presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the GOPs eventual nominee. After speaking about his policies to help improve the business climate in Florida, stressed the importance of this years election. We have got to get behind Governor Romney and make sure he wins, Scott said. He believes in the right things, he believes in the free market, he believes in giving us individual freedoms no guarantees. We have to a have guaranteed opportunity, but not a guarantee. He believes in balancing our budget, he believes in paying down our debt. He also told about 700 people attending the Duval County GOP dinner that they should vet the three candidates running for Senate, but even if the candidate they choose loses, they need to back the nominee. We need to listen to them, we need to vet them, we need to understand what theyve done in the past, how they voted, but then weve got to win, Scott said. Every other one of these other candidates in these other races, you need to do the same thing you did to me, Scott said. Every race thats going on, hold everybody accountable. Ask them what they believe in, get involved in their campaigns, get their signs out, make phone calls. You win elections. You have to have money to run the ads, but the truth is these elections are won based on grassroots and you can do it. Scott won his election two years ago by spending more than $70 million of his familys money in a race where he relied heavily on television ads, mail pieces and automated phone calls. He has said that he will rely on fundraising for his re-election instead of spending his own money again.4,400 students homeless in DadeMIAMI Public schools officials say they counted more than 4,400 homeless students in Miami-Dade County in the last school year. Officials say homelessness among public school students ages 5 to 17 has jumped 84 percent in the last five years. The Miami Herald reports that 56,680 students statewide were reported homeless during the 2010-2011 school year. Among those students were 4,406 students in Miami-Dade Public Schools, the fourth-largest school district in the nation. The Miami-Dade Homeless Trust says the school district defines homelessness to include children living in households with more than one family.Arkansas police chief dies in hit-and-runPANAMA CITY BEACH Florida Panhandle authorities say additional charges are being considered for the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that fatally injured an Arkansas police chief on vacation. Lowell, Ark., Mayor Eldon Long said Police Chief Joe Landers died early Friday, a week after the crash in Panama City Beach. (AP) Saturday: N/A Saturday: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 3-3-2 Evening: 4-3-3 Friday: 2-4-7-13-30 Friday: 4-27-29-37 172A LAKE CITY REPORTER SUNDAY REPORT SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 Saturday: Afternoon: 7-4-4-3 Evening: 7-7-6-3 Beastie Boys Yauch passes at 47 HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ 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By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comA Jacksonville man was arrested Thursday for allegedly shooting his brother in the groin. David Cray and the victim were arguing at 147 S.W. Journey Court when Cray, 48, shot his brother one time with a .380 caliber handgun, according to public information officer Ed Seifert of the sheriffs office. The victim was seated on a lawnmower when he was shot. The victim was flown to Shands UF for treatment. According to Seifert, his injuries did not appear to be life threatening. Cray was taken into custody at the scene by Columbia County sheriffs deputies and was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm. Bond was set at $11,000. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE SUNDAY MAY 6, 2012 3ACray Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 3A3A DR. CATHERLENE JOHNSON SPECIALIZING IN: Non-Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery Adolescent Gynecology High and Low Risk Obstetrics Contraception Delivering at Shands Lake Shore In-Ofce ultrasounds for our patients 3D/4D Entertainment Scans offering DaVinci Robotic Surgeries.New Patients WelcomeCall today for a personal appointment:386-755-0500449 SE Baya Drive Lake City, Floraida 32025 www.dainagreenemd.comWE ARE WOMEN, WE ARE M OTHERS, WE UNDERST A ND Lake City426 SW Commerce Dr. Suite 130(352)374-4534 Our CaregiversAre Always There For You! Lake City(386) 243-8635426 S.W. Commerce Dr.Gainesville(352) 376-40244615 N.W. 53 Ave.John Markham and Sally DahlemOwners/Operatorswww.homebychoice.comHHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 3A3A DR. CATHERLENE JOHNSON SPECIALIZING IN: Non-Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery Adolescent Gynecology High and Low Risk Obstetrics Contraception Delivering at Shands Lake Shore In-Ofce ultrasounds for our patients 3D/4D Entertainment Scans offering DaVinci Robotic Surgeries.New Patients WelcomeCall today for a personal appointment:386-755-0500449 SE Baya Drive Lake City, Floraida 32025 www.dainagreenemd.comWE ARE WOMEN, WE ARE M OTHERS, WE UNDERST A ND Lake City426 SW Commerce Dr. Suite 130(352)374-4534 Our CaregiversAre Always There For You! Lake City(386) 243-8635426 S.W. Commerce Dr.Gainesville(352) 376-40244615 N.W. 53 Ave.John Markham and Sally DahlemOwners/Operatorswww.homebychoice.comHHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 3A3A DR. CATHERLENE JOHNSON SPECIALIZING IN: Non-Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery Adolescent Gynecology High and Low Risk Obstetrics Contraception Delivering at Shands Lake Shore In-Ofce ultrasounds for our patients 3D/4D Entertainment Scans offering DaVinci Robotic Surgeries.New Patients WelcomeCall today for a personal appointment:386-755-0500449 SE Baya Drive Lake City, Floraida 32025 www.dainagreenemd.comWE ARE WOMEN, WE ARE M OTHERS, WE UNDERST A ND Lake City426 SW Commerce Dr. Suite 130(352)374-4534 Our CaregiversAre Always There For You! Lake City(386) 243-8635426 S.W. Commerce Dr.Gainesville(352) 376-40244615 N.W. 53 Ave.John Markham and Sally DahlemOwners/Operatorswww.homebychoice.comHHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 3A3A DR. CATHERLENE JOHNSON SPECIALIZING IN: Non-Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery Adolescent Gynecology High and Low Risk Obstetrics Contraception Delivering at Shands Lake Shore In-Ofce ultrasounds for our patients 3D/4D Entertainment Scans offering DaVinci Robotic Surgeries.New Patients WelcomeCall today for a personal appointment:386-755-0500449 SE Baya Drive Lake City, Floraida 32025 www.dainagreenemd.comWE ARE WOMEN, WE ARE M OTHERS, WE UNDERST A ND Lake City426 SW Commerce Dr. Suite 130(352)374-4534 Our CaregiversAre Always There For You! Lake City(386) 243-8635426 S.W. Commerce Dr.Gainesville(352) 376-40244615 N.W. 53 Ave.John Markham and Sally DahlemOwners/Operatorswww.homebychoice.comHHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. Police: Man shot brother HANNAH O. BROWN/Lake City ReporterFirst anniversaryMayor Stephen Witt speaks at the Lake Desoto Farmers Market in honor of the markets one year anniversary Saturday. City Manager Wendell Johnson looks on at left. Williams plans to attend the University of Florida for a double major in chemistry and psychology. He hopes to eventually enter medical school to one day work as a psychiatrist. Mother and daughter classmates, Jami and Jordan Yarbrough, both graduated on Friday with degrees in nursing. Jami, 35, was inspired by her daughter, Jordan, who was 15 when she first enrolled at FGC. Jordan, now 17, says she convinced her mother to enroll with her initially so that she would have a ride to class. The two have taken every class together since they began the program. Jordan hopes to go to medical school at the University of Florida and to one day open her own clinic. Jami hopes to continue pursuing nursing at FGC. This is kind of a bittersweet accomplishment as a mother and daughter but kind of sad that she is going to go on without me, Jami said. Commencement was divided into two ceremonies on Friday with students GRADUATION: FGU students celebrateContinued From Page 1Areceiving Associate degrees awarded in the morning and all other students honored at the afternoon service. This is always the most exciting time of the year, FGC President Charles Hall said. Its exciting to get the new year started and its exciting to see the graduates. Its exciting to see the students who you watch all year long just get better and better and better. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterHannah Duong hugs her son, Andy, 19, after congratulating him for graduating Summa Cum Laude.VICTIMS: 9/11 families relive sad dayContinued From Page 1Abehalf of her brother, Charles Burlingame, who piloted the jet that hijackers crashed into the Pentagon. More than a decade after the attacks, she said, were back in the game ... and they decided to play games. She added: Theyre engaging in jihad in a courtroom. At Fort Meade, about 80 people watched the proceedings at a movie theater on the base, where The Lorax was being promoted on a sign outside. One section of the theater for victims families was sectioned off with screens, and signs asked that other spectators respect their privacy. Once the proceedings began, the spectators in the public section laughed at times, including when a lawyer indicated Mohammed was likely not interested in using his headphones for a translator and again, briefly, when one of the defendants stood and the judge said that kind of behavior excited the guards. But the crowd was quiet when the man began to pray. Only about half as many spectators returned after a midday recess. Very few people were planning to go to the viewing site in New Jersey, a base spokesman said, and a reporter was turned away at the gates to Fort Devens in Massachusetts. Six victims families chosen by lottery traveled to Guantanamo to see the arraignment in person. Others ignored the viewing opportunity altogether. Alan Linton of Frederick, Md., who lost his son Alan Jr., an investment banker, at the World Trade Center, said he and his wife put their names in the lottery for the Cuba trip but werent interested in watching a video feed of the arraignment. Thats just not the same as being there to me, Linton said. Going to Fort Meade, its kind of like watching television. Whether they watched or not, relatives were frustrated that its taken so long to bring the Sept. 11 conspirators to justice. The administration of President Barack Obama dropped earlier militarycommission charges against them when it decided in 2009 to try them in federal court in New York. But Congress blocked the civilian trials amid opposition to bringing the defendants to U.S. soil, especially to a courthouse located blocks from the trade center site. Mohammed and the others could get the death penalty if convicted in the attacks that sent hijacked airliners slamming into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. The trial is probably at least a year away. When it comes to justice, it seems like its an afterthought, said Eunice Hanson, 2-year-old Christines grandmother. But New York police Detective Marc Nell said the viewing at Fort Hamilton more than a decade after 14 men in his unit were killed brought a sense of satisfaction, a great feeling.


Y ard signs and elec-tion banners have sprouted every-where in Hawaii. Tulsi Gabbard, Colleen Hanabusa and Mufi Hannemann want to go to Congress. Mazie Hirono wants to be a senator. Notice the wonderful collage of ethnic heritages. Hawaii is like that, rich in diversity and cultures. Hawaii, which really is a state, birthers, is not a place where immigration is a bad word, unlike Arizona, for example. Someday, we must hope, all states will be like Hawaii in appre ciating that America is as great as it is because it has been the world’s melting pot. That is why it is puzzling that Republicans have gone on a rampage against immigration this election year when they really need Hispanic votes. Complicating the picture will be the Supreme Court’s deci sion in a couple of months either upholding or striking down Arizona’s tough law on illegal immigration. Arguing that federal restrictions are not strict enough, Arizona permits state authori ties to stop and question people at random, searching for people here illegally. Mitt Romney supports Arizona’s right to stop people authorities deem suspicious, demanding proof of citizenship on the spot. President Barack Obama, who grew up in Hawaii, thinks Arizona’s law is atrocious. Obama promised action on the messy, murky immigration issue, as did four presidents before him. Nothing happened although the administration has increased deportation of those in the United States illegally. But the recession has reduced the number of peo ple seeking to come to the United States, both legally and illegally. The problem for Republicans is that Hispanics who were ready to be wooed because of the bad economy now are regard ing Republican candidates at all levels with alarm. If a significant number of Hispanics turned their backs on Obama, Romney could win. Romney’s harsh rhetoric on immigration makes that all but impossible. And what has Romney gained? He would say the GOP nomina tion. But there is no way he can take back his policies, which seem to many Hispanics to be mean-spirited and even cruel. There are many solutions to the problems created when 12 million people don’t have the rights and privileges of citizen ship. But the politicians are so cowed by the fact that none of the ideas on the table will make everyone happy that they choose again and again to do nothing. One of the debates between Obama and Romney should be on immigration. Both men should be pressed to be precise on how they would handle the issue. Both men have spoken in platitudes too many times; they must not be permitted to do that any longer. I t’s not always true that the form of government closest to the people is best. In some cases, it can be the worst. Unchecked by sufficient legal restraints, private homeowners associa-tions (HOAs) have a reputation for going too far when it comes to upholding unnecessary and intrusive community rules. In a current case in East Texas, an Army captain deployed on the battlefields of Afghanistan was sued by his HOA over a swing set he had built for his children before leaving. In 2004, the father-in-law of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was embroiled in a battle with his Nebraska HOA over his right to fly the American flag on his property on Memorial Day. In 2009, a Richmond homeowners association threatened 90-year-old Medal of Honor winner Van T. Barfoot for daring to display Old Glory on a flagpole in his yard. The latter incident grabbed so many headlines that the Virginia General Assembly two years ago enacted a law over-ruling HOA covenants that ban the Stars and Stripes. It was a rare display of backbone for a legislative body that otherwise has sided with the politically powerful community-associa-tions industry, which wields the clout that comes from collecting $40 billion in assess-ments annually, according to the Community Associations Institute. Just last month, the Virginia House of Delegates voted 59-36 to sustain Gov. Bob McDonnell’s veto of an innocu-ous measure that would have asked the state’s Common Interest Community Board to draw up a model set of rules for HOAs. “While perhaps well intentioned, this bill increases the Common Interest Community Board’s workload without any discernible ben-efit,” Mr. McDonnell said in his veto message. The board is hardly overworked, having taken a total of 24 regulatory actions in the past three years less than one a month. It’s true that people shouldn’t live in a voluntary association if they don’t want to abide by typical HOA rules. In some parts of the country, however, there may not be many alterna-tives. Nationally, by the Census Bureau’s count, there are 19 million homes governed by associations out of 74.8 mil-lion owner-occupied housing units; that’s almost 1 out of 4. Most people who buy into this arrangement are focused on their jobs and family obliga-tions, devoting little attention to association meetings. That leaves the all-powerful asso-ciation boards in the hands of busybodies who enjoy the feel-ing of power that comes from controlling the lives of others. Federal, state, county and city governments have constitutional due-process rights limiting what can be done. There’s no way for property owners to challenge the arbitrary rules and decisions of an association board without going to court, and the HOA retains the power of foreclosure against a resident who refuses to pay a fine for daring to paint his front door with an unapproved shade of beige or in most states flying the flag. HOA represen tatives have no incentive to be reasonable. Lawmakers need to realize that individual property rights shouldn’t be sacrificed to the collective. Theevils of‘LittleBrother’ ONE OPINION ANOTHER VIEW “Every time a bank fails an angel gets its wings.” S o goes a graffito in Manhattan’s East Village. One block away, as marchers occupied Broadway on May Day, their picket signs pleaded, “Millionaires must pay their fair share,” and, “No free ride for Wall Street.” These words echo Occupy Wall Street and its spiritual lead er, President Barack Obama. Class warriors scream about imposing “fairness” on the rich, but their shouts become mum bles when asked what precise tax rate achieves “fairness.” Liberals grow mum amid these facts: In 2009, the latest IRS figures demonstrate, the much-maligned top 1 percent of taxpayers earned 17 percent of national income and paid 37 percent of federal income taxes. The top 10 percent made 43 percent of income and surren-dered 70.5 percent of income-tax revenues. Meanwhile, the bottom 50 percent scored 13.5 percent of income and paid just 2.3 percent of income taxes. Unfair? If so, the Left should specify what heavier tax burden on the wealthy or lighter tax load on the lower half of taxpay-ers would trigger “fairness.” “Fairness” hardly involves augmenting tax revenues, either for debt relief or even the social spending that makes liberals salivate. As the Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Peter Wehner recalled April 12 in a superb CommentaryMagazine.com essay, then-Sen. Obama advo-cated a higher capital-gains tax rate, although lowering it from 28 percent to 20 in 1997 actu-ally expanded net revenues by 124 percent from $54 billion in fiscal 1996 to $121 billion in fiscal 2000. That levy was chopped by Tea Party pin-up, William Jefferson Clinton. “Well, Charlie,” Obama told ABC’s Charlie Gibson in 2008, “what I’ve said is that I would look at raising the capital-gains tax for purposes of fairness.” For too many liberals like Obama, “fairness” is not about enriching the modest; it’s about impoverishing the moneyed. Financier Warren Buffet has energized liberals with his still-unverified claim that his tax rate lags his secretary’s. If true, “fairness” could mean slashing his secretary’s taxes to match Buffet’s 11 percent effective tax rate. Somehow, reducing the secretary’s taxes never came up. Instead liberals and Democrats demand the so-called Buffet Rule, an instrument for bludgeoning the successful rather than boost ing the downtrodden. Here’s how the Right should challenge the Left: If you dislike income inequal ity, lift those with the least. Let’s adopt universal school choice, allow personal Social Security retirement accounts (to democra tize long-term capital accumula tion), radically reduce or elimi nate America’s anti-competitive, 35 percent corporate tax (to supercharge businesses), and pass Right-to-Work laws (so, the jobless won’t fester outside closed shops). Let’s build the Keystone Pipeline (to create 20,000 blue-collar positions RIGHT NOW and lower everyone’s energy prices), frack for natural gas, and tame the Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Securities and Exchange Commission and other power-mad bureaucracies, so U.S. companies stay here and foreign firms move in. If liberals agree, they should enact this economic-growth agen da. If not, they should explain why they reject these proposals to help poor people prosper. Most likely, the ensuing silence would reveal liberals’ true inten tions: Not to lift the lobby, but to plunge the penthouse. Liberals want to plunge the penthouse GOP alienates Latinos, should examine Hawaii 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. 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According to the AAA Foundation’s Aggressive Driving update, such behaviors are a factor in up to 56 percent of fatal crashes. AAA gives hints on its website for dealing with aggressive drivers. Among the top five are three of the most important if you don’t want to engage in a game of chicken with an already stressed and angry foe: -Avoid making inappropriate or offensive gestures. -Don’t make eye contact.-Seek help if you’re being followed by driving to a safe/crowded location or by dialing 911. Of course, when it comes to distracted driving, people who can’t live without their cell phones for even a few minutes are the worst offenders. Our favorite scenario is a driver behind the wheel of a vehicle that’s way too much machine for said driver to handle. He or she is also usually seen with a cell phone held between shoulder and ear and one hand bunched around a burger. The AAA website has a quiz that might give the smug and superior among us a shock when the final results are tal-lied. Go to: http://www.aaa-foundation.org/quizzes/index.cfm?button=aggressive. Drivers,take thisquiz Q Scripps Howard News Service Q Washington Times OPINION Sunday, May 6, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Deroy Murdockderoy.murdock@gmail.com Q New York commentator Deroy Murdock is a columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service. Ann McFeattersamcfeatters@nationalpress.com Q Scripps Howard columnist Ann McFeatters has covered the White House and national politics since 1986.


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY MAY 6, 2012 5A Michael J. Mike BedenbaughMr. Michael J. Mike Beden baugh, 60, resident of Lake City, Fl died at Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice) in Lake City, Friday morning, May 4, 2012 after an extended illness. He was a native of Lake City, and had resided here his entire life. He retired from AT&T af ter thirty-eight years of service. He loved American Indian and Civil War history and collect knapping (replicating Indian ar tifacts), loved traveling out West and spending time with his fam ily and church family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Florene Noegel Bedenbaugh. Survivors; Wife: Betty Bedenbaugh, Lake City, Fl; Father: Ed Bedenbaugh, Lake City; Two sons: Brad Bedenbaugh (Christina), Lake City and Brent Be denbaugh (Kimberly), Norfolk, VA; Two Grandchildren: Madison Bedenbaugh and Savannah Bedenbaugh, both of Lake City; Two sisters: Patti Thomas (Gary), Lake City and Jackie Harrison (Dan), Lake City. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 A.M. Monday, May 7, 2012 at GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 3596 South U.S. Highway 441, Lake City, FL. with Elder Herman will follow in Salem Cemetery, Lake Jeffery Road, Lake City. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 5-7 als may be made to The American Cancer Society, 2119 SW 16 St., Gainesville, Fl 320608-1400, or St. Jude Medical Center for Brain Cancer Research, St. Jude Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 381480142. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.comWanda Pulliam QuallsMrs. Wanda Qualls passed away at her home, surrounded by family, on Sunday April 29, 2012 un der the care of Haven Hospice. She was born on June 30, 1941 in Win ter Garden, FL and lived there until moving to Lake City 12 years ago. Wanda was a graduate of Lakeview High School class of 1959. Once here she volunteered at the Christian Service Center and joined the Newcomers Club. She was also a mem ber of Wellborn Baptist Church. Mrs. Qualls was preceded in death by both parents and two sisters. She is survived by her husband of 52 years Frank; three sons, Bruce, Ken and Mike; one broth er Larry; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Cremation by ICS CREMATION AND FUNERAL H OME. A memorial will be held on May 19, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Wellborn Baptist.Hal McMahan WorthHal McMahan Worth was born March 24, 1925, in Sevierville, TN. After battling a long illness with dignity and grace, he died peacefully at home in Lake City, FL, on the morning of May 2, 2012, surrounded by his fam ily. He was predeceased by his loving parents, George Washing ton and Elizabeth (McMahan) Worth, sister Mary Marie Worth, and brother J.A. Nub Worth. He is survived by his wife Emma Lou (Herlong) Worth; sister Nell (Worth) Runyan (James) of Se vierville, TN; son George W. Bill Worth (Linda) of Chesa peake, VA; Betsy (Worth) Ward (Larry); 4 grandchildren: Jacob Hill, Ginger Hill, Stefanie WardCerny (Mark), and Kelly Rippard (Jason); and 2 great grandchildren: Alyssa Hill and Emma Hill. In 1948, Mr. Worth graduated with a BA degree in Sociology and History from Lincoln Me morial University, Harrogate, TN, followed by a Masters de gree in Education Administration from Western Carolina University, NC, in 1969. Mr. Worth arrived in Lake City in February 1948, and began working for the Florida Department of Public Welfare, where he met Emma Lou Herlong. They wed Decem ber 4, 1948. Their marriage of 63 years was and remains a shin ing example of the comfort and happiness created through a devoted partnership. Together they reared two children. Mr. Worth was an attentive and caring fa ther. He instilled by example the simple pleasures of nature, family, and friends. Mr. Worth often expressed his love through his craftsmanship, making toys, furniture, and masterful repairs. Mr. Worth later worked for the family business, Herlong Sta tion, then began his career in education, where he became a beloved teacher and mentor. He taught English and History at White Springs High School, and afterwards was promoted to principal of South Hamilton Elementary School. Mr. Worth never knew a stranger since he always enjoyed talking with people, and had a knack for seeing the best in others. After retirement, he and his wife traveled extensively in 49 states and Canada. The family invites all to a visitation on Monday, May 7, at the First United Methodist Church, 973 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL, 32025, at 3:00 pm. Memorial services will be held just after at 4:00 pm, with fellowship and refreshments immediately following, all at the church. In be made to the Hamilton County Public School Education Foundation (Scholarships), 4280 SW County Rd. 152, Jasper, FL 32052; Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606; or Keeper of the Flame Fund, First United Methodist Church. Arrangements are un der the direction of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC. 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL (386-752-1954). Please send words of love and comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 5A5A MOTHERS DAY SPECIAL DESOTOHOMECARELocally Owned & Operated Outlander Exterior Lift FREE At Home InstallationHit the RoadLifts & Ramps311 North Marion Avenue Lake City, Florida 32055(386) 752-1699DESOTO HOMECARE BELK.COM RED DOT: **Limited exclusions in Brighton, Levis, designer handbags & junior denim. Juniors total savings are 55-75% off. Fashion Accessories, Handbags, Small Leather Goods, Hosiery & Mens Tailored Clothing total savings are 45-65%. 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Would you please answer the following questions, each of which has three possible answers of YES, or NO or PCSR (Politically Correct Sidestep Response). 1. Is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit one God? Support your answer with references) 2. Are Florida public school students created in the image of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit? 3. Are the 66 Books of the Holy Bible the only books written through the inspiration of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit? (Please cite references) Kenny Merriken 386-344-7339, kbmerriken@hotmail.com (Compare Holy Bible versus Florida Biology 1 End-if-Course Assessment Test Items Specications, page 32 SC.7.L.15.1; page 52 SC.912.L.15.10 http://fcat.doe.org/eoc/pdf/BiologyFL11Sp.pdf)Paid for by Kenny Merriken April 29, 2012Ephesians 6:12, I John 4:1 but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 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.com May 6Church homecomingLake City Church of God, 173 SE Ermine Ave, will be celebrating our 81st homecoming May 6 at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Tommy Combs will be the guest speaker and music will feature The Singing reflections. Lunch will be served after the worship in the Family Life Center. Combs will return Monday night at 7 p.m. for a miracle healing service. Blanket outreach ministryThe Vineyard Church, 1832 SW Tomoka Terrace, is accepting new and gently used blankets for the homeless. For information 6237379. Baptist revivalEastside Baptist Church will have revival services May 6 through 9 with the Rev. Wailon Hastings, pastor of First Baptist Church in Starke. Services begin at 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastside Baptist Choir and Parkview Baptist Church Mens Quartet will perform. Please plan on attending. For information call 365-8928. May 7Fruits and berries workshopThe UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension is offering the fourth series in the Living on a Few Acres workshops on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. The Fruit and Berries Workshop will include information on production of high value alternative fruit and nut crops for local and niche markets. Registration fee is $10 for individuals and $15 for couples or $5 per individual class. Workshop will be held at the Columbia County Extension Office located at 164 SW Mary Ethel Lane at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. For more information please contact Derek Barber at the Extension Office at (386)752-5384.May 8Loss memorialHaven Hospice is hosting its 3rd annual Butterfly Memorial Service May 8 at 6 p.m. at the Suwannee Valley Haven Hospice Care Center, 6037 W. US Highway 90. This service is for families of patients who have passed away in the past year. Families are asked to bring mementos of their loved ones to put on display. A representative from each family will receive a butterfly to release as a symbol of letting go of their loss. For more information, please contact 752-9191.Medicare seminarThere will be a Medicare Educational Seminar on May 8 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center for those entering Medicare soon. Not a sales seminar, the seminar will cover when to enroll, whats covered and what you need to know. Please RSVP to 755-3476, extension 107. End of life teleconferenceThe Hospice Foundation of Americas 19th Annual National Living with Grief teleconference titled: Endof-Life Ethics, will be held Tuesday, May 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hospice of the Nature Coast Wings Community Education Center in the Lake City Plaza on SW Main Street. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided. The moderator of the teleconference will be Lynn Sherr, former ABC News 20/20 correspondent. The teleconference will examine ethical issues and dilemmas that emerge at the end-of-life and the effects of these decisions on healthcare staff and families, using a case study approach. Healthcare Professionals, Educators, Social Workers, Funeral Directors, Counselors, Clergy, Spiritual Care Volunteers should contact Vicki Myers at 386-7557714 Ext. 2411 or 866-6420962 (toll free) by May 3 for reservations. Seating is limited. May 9BBQ fundraiserA BBQ pork brown bag lunch fundraiser to benefit Love in the Name of Christ (Love INC) will be held Wednesday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cheek & Scott parking lot, US 129 south in Live Oak. All proceeds will go to Love INC to help people in need in Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties. Lunch is $6 per person. For more information call the Love INC office at 386-364-4673.Newcomers meetingThe regular meeting of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday May 9 at Guangdong Chinese Restaurant. Our guest speaker is Executive Director CC Economic Development, Jesse Quillen. Lunch is $11.00. May 10Pre-k registrationFirst United Methodist CALENDAR continued on 6A


6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 NOTICEOFMEETING COMMUNITYREDEVELOPMENTADVISORYCOMMITTEE CITYOFLAKECITYNOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheCommunityRedevelopmentAdvisoryCommitteefor theCityofLakeCity,FloridawillholdameetingonTuesday,May8,2012at5:30P. M.,inthe CouncilChamberslocatedonthesecondfloorofCityHallat205NorthMarionAvenue ,Lake City,Florida.THEPURPOSEOFTHEMEETINGISTODISCUSSTHEFOLLOWINGITEM: WashingtonStreetProjectAllinterestedpersonsareinvitedtoattend.SPECIALREQUIREMENTS:Ifyourequirespecialaidorservicesasaddres sedinthe AmericanDisabilitiesAct,pleasecontacttheCityManager’sOffic eat(386)719-5768. AUDREYSIKESCityClerk COMMUNITY CALENDARContinued From Page 5A HANNAH O. BROWN/Lake City ReporterFitness instructors Natasha Sidorova and Nikki Griswold demonstrate a strength building exercise using a large rope and a kettlebell at the Faml iy Care Health Expo held at Lake City Mall on Saturday. Church, 973 S. Marion Ave., pre-kindergarten early reg-istration and visitation for the 2012-13 school year is Thursday, May 10 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the educa-tion building. There are 2-day, 3-day and 5-day pro-grams. After school care is also available. DAR meetingThe Edward Rutledge Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its meeting on Thursday, May 10 at 10:30 a. m., at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center, 28 SE Allison Court. Guests are always welcome to attend.May 12Community festivalThe May Day Community Festival will be Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. There will be wet and dry bounce hous es, step team performances, a DJ, live entertainment, games and raffles. Mens and womens flag football games will start at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 or $10 with a barbecue chicken dinner. Children 5 and under are free. Concessions avail able. The Board of County Commissioners, Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North, Columbia County Recreation Dept. and Sonny’s BBQ are sponsoring the event. Blood driveLifeSouth Community Blood Center will have a blood drive May 12 at the Lake City Hugry Howie’s from noon to 6 p.m. All donors receive a recogni tion item from LifeSouth and a small sub or personal one topping pizza.Class reunionThe Columbia High School classes of ‘49, ‘50, ‘51, ’52 and ‘53 will have a reunion May 12 at the Mason City Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish. For information call 752-7544. Free Summer Day CampsFree day camp will be offered in two sessions June 11July 6 and July 16 August 10. The slots are first come first serve and limited to 50 elementary and middle school students and 25 high school students in each ses sion. Partners throughout Columbia County have col laborated to ensure children are exposed to reading, math, art and cultural activi ties, health and fitness, field trips and college readiness programs. Registration will be held on May 12 at Annie Mattox Park from 9 a.m. noon and Columbia County Public Library from 2 3 p.m. Me and My Mentor DayEsteem Man and Woman of the Year Vice Mayor, Demetric Jackson and Assistant Superintendant, Narragansett Smith will host an outdoor field activ ity day for young people May 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and filled with fun, activities, and giveaways. The event will be held at Annie Mattox Park. Community youth and fam ilies should come out and spend some time having a lot of fun with the leaders in the community who care about your development and progress.Mother’s Day celebration Angel Ministries of Lake City will host its annual pre-Mothers Day apprecia-tion and celebration gospel musical for all area mothers Saturday, May 12 at New Day Springs Missionary Baptist Church, 709 NW Long Street. The open door event will feature giveaways and more than 10 gospel performances. For informa-tion call 758-1886.Ladies spring teaThe First United Methodist Church Second Annual Ladies Spring Tea is Saturday, May 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. The guest speak-er is Gaye Martin, chris tian motivational speaker and humorist. Tickets are $15. If you are feeling cre-ative, decorate a table with your best china and crystal and be eligible for “Favorite Table” and win a fabulous prize. If you do not want to decorate a table that is o.k. too, just come and enjoy the tea party and fellow ship. There are also lots of door prizes from local merchants. No tickets will be sold at the door. Contact Arlene Leonard, 752-4488. Food preservation classJenny Jump of the Columbia County UF/IFAS Extension Office will present an informational program about food pres-ervation Saturday May 12 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.May 13Mother’s Day serviceThe Falling Creek Missionary Baptist Church family will honor Mother’s Day on May 13 at 11 a.m. The speaker will be evan-gelist Sandra Price of lake City. We are inviting you to come and fellowship with is on this great occasion. May 15SAT campThe Florida Education Fund is offering a Free SAT and College Preparation Summer Camp. It is being offered through the North Florida Center of Excellence June 11 to 28 at Columbia High School. It will run Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Students may earn ? credit as an elective. Students will work with certified teachers to sharpen skills in mathe-matics, critical reading, writ-ing, and learn test taking strategies that will enhance scores on the SAT test and other tests, such as the FCAT and ACT. Students will also attend workshops that will provide pre-col lege and career guidance. Applications are available at Columbia Highs School, Lake City Middle School, and Richardson Middle School. The camp is opened to upcoming advanced 8th graders and to all upcom-ing 9th-12th graders. The application deadline is May 15. For more informa tion please contact Gloria McIntosh at Columbia High School at 755-8080 ext. 293 or mcintosh_g@firn.edu.Square dance lessonsThe Dixie Dancers Square Dance Club will be holding square dance les-sons for new dancers start-ing May 15. The classes will start at 6:45 p.m. and will be held at the Teen Town Recreation Center, 533 NW Desoto Street. Anyone 12 years of age and older is welcome to attend. Come and join us and see how much fun it is square dance. For more information call 758-3654 or 754-1478.May 16Summer camp registrationGirls Club registration for our Summer Program starts Wednesday, May 16 at 8 a.m. at 494 NW DeSoto St. We will continue regis-tration until camp is full. First come, first served. The cost for the camp is $225. It is open to girls ages 6 years old, who have com-pleted first grade, through 13 years old. Call 719-5840 for information. May 19Coach’s retirement receptionA retirement reception for Coach Mason Farnell of Eastside Elementary School will be held at Berea Baptist Church fellowship hall, Saturday on May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. for anyone in the community who would like to drop in and wish him a happy retirement after 42 years of teaching and coach-ing in the Columbia County School System.Blood driveLifeSouth Community Blood Center will have a blood drive May 19 at the Lowe’s Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Moe’s Southwestern Grill from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., where donors will recieve $5 in Moe’s bucks. All donors receive a recognition item from LifeSouth.Blood driveLifeSouth Community Blood Center will have a blood drive May 19 at the Lowe’s Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Moe’s Southwestern Grill from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., where donors will recieve $5 in Moe’s bucks. All donors receive a recognition item from LifeSouth.May 20Community ConcertsThe Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra per forms 3 p.m. May 20 at the Levy Performing Arts Center. The full Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra pres-ents a rousing “Patriotic Pops Spectacular” program featuring popular works by John Williams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Berlin, Sousa, and other season favorites. Ticket and membership information is available at www.comunityconcerts.info.May 22Author programMark Mustian, author of The Return and The Gendarme, will speak at the Main Library Tuesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. In addi-tion to his writing, Mark Mustian is also an attor ney and a Tallahassee City Commissioner. A native Floridian and a graduate of the University of Florida, Mark Mustian also serves as the chair of the Lutheran Readers Project, a nation-al program that strives to serve as a bridge con-necting Lutheran readers and writers. His critically acclaimed second novel, The Gendarme, is a Florida Book Award Gold Medal winner. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.Financial literacy classJenny Jump of the Columbia County UF/IFAS Extension Office will present Money Matters, a free, informational program about financial literacy at the Main Library. This pro-gram is a 3-part series on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 am, beginning on Tuesday, May 22 and ending on Tuesday June 5.May 26Flower arranging class Bruce Cavey of The Gardener’s Emporium will present a hands-on, instruc-tional program on flower arranging Saturday, May 26 at 1 p.m. at the Fort White Branch Library. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.June 3Leadership classFree Leadership Seminar June 3 at 3 p.m. at Richardson Community Center, 255 NE Coast Anders Lane. For more information call Pearlnita Mitchell 386-752-0110.June 5Artists wanted for art show Applications for area artists to participate in the Seventh Annual Juried Art Show are now available at the Columbia County Public Library Branches, the Fabric Art Shop, The Frame Shop and Gallery in Live Oak, Florida Gateway College, and Chamber Of Commerce. Artists are invited to compete for $1000 in cash awards. The applica-tion will contain the rules and details of applying for the competition. Two and Three dimension artwork is eligible for the show. All art mediums are eligible for the show. Art is due to be turned in at the West Branch of the Columbia County Library on Saturday June 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Art Show will be held at the West Branch of the Columbia County Public Library June 5 through August 3. It is sponsored by The Friends of The Library and the Art League Of North Florida. The judges for the event will be community leaders. The reception will be on Tuesday June 5 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. The entire community is invited to the reception for refreshments, the art show, the awards ceremony, and good fellow-ship. OngoingClass of ’62 reunionThe Columbia High School class of 1962 is plan-ning a reunion this year. Addresses are needed for all classmates. Please send your mailing address to Linda Sue Lee at lslee44@aol.com or call Linda Hurst Greene at (386) 752-0561. Tractor raffleBethlehem Lutheran Church and Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church are raffling a 1960 Massey-Ferguson Tractor, quilts and an afghan. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Proceeds will help the churches’ youth groups attend the National Youth Gathering in Louisiana this summer, where youth will share in the spirit and rebuild areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. Tickets are available at the Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo and by calling 867-3169. The drawing will be May 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. You do not need to be present to win. Volunteer driver neededShands LakeShore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for vol-unteer golf cart drivers to transport staff and patients to and from parking lots and the hospital. Volunteers are asked to work a four-hour shift once per week, but are welcome to work more often. They will receive a shirt and one free meal with each shift. To help call (386)299-8000, extension 21216. Polo mogulwants new trialAssociated PressWEST PALM BEACH – A Florida polo mogul’s attor neys have asked a judge to throw out his conviction in a fatal drunk-driving crash after a juror revealed that he conducted a drinking experiment during trial. In a motion filed late Friday, defense attorney Roy Black asked Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath to grant John Goodman a new trial. A jury in March con victed Goodman, 48, the owner and founder of the International Polo Club in Palm Beach, of manslaugh ter and vehicular homicide in the 2010 death of Scott Wilson. In a 32-page book pub lished this week, juror Dennis DeMartin said he drank three vodkas in half-hour increments the night before the jury reached a verdict in an experiment to determine how impaired Goodman would have been if he had consumed three drinks, as witnesses said he did, on the night of the crash. Black told The Palm Beach Post that DeMartin ignored the judge’s orders not to conduct any indepen dent research or investiga tion into the case. “Dennis DeMartin is a nice fellow. I don’t want to demonize him. It’s not who I am as a person,” Black said. “But Dennis did not follow any of the rules in the case.” DeMartin, a 68-year-old former accountant, told the newspaper (http://bit.ly/IRJ6xX) that he decided to self-publish his book “Believing in the Truth” so others would know what to do on a jury, and to make some extra money to buy a car. DeMartin said he fol lowed Colbath’s instruc tions to not read or listen to any news reports about the trial. He even skipped visits to his condo pool dur ing the trial to avoid talking about the case. He doesn’t remember Colbath’s instructions about relying only on the evidence or not conducting any independent research. “I don’t remember him saying anything about that,” DeMartin said. “I’m human and that’s my mistake.” DeMartin said that after his drinking test left him “confused,” he decided that Goodman would have been too impaired to drive, but it didn’t convince him that Goodman was guilty. “It wasn’t a big factor,” he said of his test results. “I just wanted to know for me what it would feel like. It’s got nothing to do with the case.” In the book, DeMartin wrote that he was still not ready to convict Goodman when he arrived at the courthouse the day after his test.


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY MAY 6, 2012 7A Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 7A7A Council proclaims May 5-13 Travel and Tourism WeekGAINESVILLE The week of May 5-13, 2012 was proclaimed as Travel and Tourism Week by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council at their meeting on April 26. The Council is actively engaged in promoting the Natural North Florida region as a destination for nature and heritage based tourism through the activities of The Original Florida Tourism Task Force. The Task Force was created as a part of the Council 20 years ago. It is now a 10-county independent tourism marketing interlocal agreement organization. The mission of The Original Florida Tourism Task Force is to Promote the natural, historic, and cultural attractions of the north central Florida region to increase the number of visitors and extend their stay. The goal is to enhance the economy, image, and quality of life of the area through expanded revenues and employment opportunities. The Council, in partnership with economic development organizations and local governments, promotes regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life of the 11 counties and 33 incorporated municipalities in the north central portion of Florida. The Council, whose members are local elected officials and gubernatorial appointees, administers a variety of state and federal programs for north central Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties. Programs include development of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, the Strategic Regional Policy Plan, technical assistance to local governments in development of comprehensive plans, land development regulations and grant management, and administration of developments of regional impact, local mitigation strategies, hazardous materials, homeland security and economic development programs. In addition, the Council staffs the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization for the Gainesville Urbanized Area, the North Central Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee, the North Central Florida Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team and The Original Florida Tourism Task Force. CONTRIBUTEDFrom left: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council officials Louie Davis Immediate Past Chair; Garth Nobles, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer; Roy Ellis, Chair; Lorene Thomas, Vice Chair and Scott Koons, Executive Director. SRWMD offers property for hunting and fishing leaseLIVE OAK The Suwannee River Water Management District is offering for lease its 836acre Mud Swamp Tract in Alachua and Bradford counties. The lessee will have exclusive recreational use of the property for hunting and fishing purposes. This pilot project affords us the opportunity to expand hunting and fishing opportunities to the public while also furthering the Districts efforts to maintain water resources and manage natural resources and public use facilities on District lands, said Bob Heeke, district senior land resources manager. The property would be open to the leaseholder and the leaseholders guests to allow up to 15 hunters at a time on the property. Individuals interested in the property may download the lease form and bid instructions at http://www. mysuwanneeriver.com/ DocumentCenter/Home/ View/6647. The District must receive all completed leases by May 29 at noon for a respondent to be considered. Individuals may hand deliver or mail the forms to Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Gwen Lord, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, Fla. 32060. For more information call 386362-1001 or 800-226-1066 (Florida only). Social Security Questions, AnswersBy Mary Kay VangS.S. District Manager/Lake CityQuestion: Do Members of Congress have to pay into Social Security? Answer: Yes, they do. Members of Congress, the President and Vice President, federal judges, and most political appointees, have paid taxes into the Social Security program since January 1984. They pay into the system just like everyone else, no matter how long they have been in office. Learn more about Social Security benefits at www.socialsecurity.gov. Question: How do I change my citizenship status on Social Securitys records? Answer: To change the citizenship shown on our records: Complete and print a new Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5) at www.socialsecurity.gov/ ssnumber/ss5.htm; and Show us documents proving your: New or revised citizenship status (Only certain documents can be accepted as proof of citizenship. These include your U.S. passport, a Certificate of Naturalization, or a Certificate of Citizenship. If you are not a U.S. citizen, Social Security will ask to see your current immigration documents); Age; and Identity. Take (or mail) your completed application and documents to your local Social Security office. All documents must be either originals or copies certified by the issuing agency. We cannot accept photocopies or notarized copies of documents. For more information, visit www.socialsecurity.gov. Question: How do I change my citizenship status on Social Securitys records? Answer: To change the citizenship shown on our records: Complete and print a new Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5) at www.socialsecurity.gov/ ssnumber/ss5.htm; and Show us documents proving your: New or revised citizenship status (Only certain documents can be accepted as proof of citizenship. These include your U.S. passport, a Certificate of Naturalization, or a Certificate of Citizenship. If you are not a U.S. citizen, Social Security will ask to see your current immigration documents); Age; and Identity. Take (or mail) your completed application and documents to your local Social Security office. All documents must be either originals or copies certified by the issuing agency. We cannot accept photocopies or notarized copies of documents. For more information, visit www.socialsecurity.gov. Question: Is there a time limit on how long I can collect Social Security disability benefits? Answer: Your disability benefits will continue as long as your medical condition has not improved and you remain unable to work. Your case will be reviewed at regular intervals to make sure you still are disabled. If you still are receiving disability benefits when you reach full retirement age, we will automatically convert them to retirement benefits. See www.socialsecurity.gov/ pubs/10153.html#6 for more information on disability.


8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & NATIONAL SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 FARMACY: New take on organic food from area tract Continued From Page 1A Bleser and Bryant sell har vested vegetables, free-range eggs, homemade sauces and pickles at the Lake City and Branford farmers markets every week. The term “far macy” is explained by the couple’s eating philosophy, which is to use food as medi cine instead of relying on pharmaceuticals. According to Bryant, the impact they have on market shoppers is noticeable. Once people buy from their table, they keep coming back, Bryant said. “It’s just the way you treat them with love,” Bryant said of the vegetables they produce. Bleser and Bryant wake up every morning and individu ally prune the insects from their tomato plants. They create their own fertilizer by mixing cow and chicken manure with oak leaves. They farm earthworms and release them into the garden every month or so. “It’s free labor,” Bryant said of the worms. The two work on the garden and at the markets every week without addi tional help. Bleser, who has been tending gardens her whole life, spends most of her days on Planet Claire’s densely cultivated half-acre field. She calls the garden her “happy place.” “We complement each other really well,” Bleser said. “He does all the cook ing stuff and he’s not as into being in the garden except for tilling and posting and building things like that.” Bryant’s forte is in the kitchen. A former Holiday Inn chef in Fort Myers, Bryant has a fresh and cre ative approach to cuisine. Bryant has recently con structed a free-standing kitchen right next to the couple’s garden. In his kitchen, which is outfitted with industrial equipment, Bryant experiments with freshly grown veggies. Homemade pineapple salsa, pickled green beans and green drinks (a smooth ie made up of kale, banana and apple cider) are just some of the creations that are born there. Using their fresh veg etables and culinary skill, Planet Claire Farmacy is planning to host a Farm-to-Table dinner, a fundrais ing event to be held once a month at Ruppert’s Bakery and Cafe on Main Street. Locally farmed meat, dairy and produce will be used to cook up gourmet dishes with a downhome flair. “Ninety-nine percent of the food is local,” Bryant said of the dinner menu. The first dinner, sched uled for May 19, will be com posed of five courses. Charbroiled beef tender loin served on polenta with a basalmic reduction, sauted greens cushioning a poached egg doused in hollandaise sauce and a blueberry par fait with homemade granola will all be served at the inau gural dinner. Proceeds will go to the Farm-to-Consumer Defense Fund, a non-profit organiza tion that works to protect the right to produce and consume unprocessed and processed foods directly from small-scale farms. Seats for the first din ner are already completely booked, but the couple plan to host a dinner every third Thursday. Tickets will be available at Ruppert’s the first of the month. Tickets cost between 20 and 30 dollars for the dinner events, depending on the ingredients used. On top of feeding the com munity delicately prepared wholesome produce, Bleser and Bryant hope to edu cate people who are curious about being more invested in what they consume. “People want to live like this but they don’t know how or how to get to it,” Bryant said. Bleser said that helping people have a greater under standing of what they put in their bodies is the intent behind the dinners. “That’s what it is, it’s all about that,” Bleser said. “Everything is GMO (genet ically modified organism) and people don’t have a clue.” JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterAnnette Bleser looks to harvest a batch of royal burgundy beans. While many customers are accustomed to the usual produce found at farmers markets, P lanet Claire Farmacy prides itself on providing a fresh alternative to conventional ve getables, usually resulting in different varieties, shapes and colors. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City ReporterHugh Bryant feeds Steve a carrot from his mouth. Bryant sai d that they bought Steve and another cow, Kevin, at an auctio n and nursed them back to health. Obams tears into Romney at campaign stopBy DAVID ESPOAP Special CorrespondentCOLUMBUS, Ohio – Plunging into his campaign for a new term, President Barack Obama tore into Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager “rub ber stamp” for conservative Republicans in Congress and an agenda to cut taxes for the rich, reduce spending on education and Medicare and enhance power that big banks and insurers hold over consumers. Romney and his “friends in Congress think the same bad ideas will lead to a dif ferent result or they’re just hoping you won’t remem ber what happened the last time you tried it their way,” the president told an audience estimated at over 10,000 partisans at what aides insisted was his first full-fledged political rally of the election year. Six months before Election Day, the polls point to a close race between Obama and Romney, with the economy the over-riding issue as the nation struggles to recover from the worst recession since the 1930s. Unemployment remains stubbornly high at 8.1 percent nationally, although it has receded slowly and unevenly since peaking several months into the president’s term. The most recent dip was due to discouraged jobless giving up their search for work. Romney has staked his candidacy on an under standing of the economy, developed through a suc cessful career as a business man, and his promise to enact policies that stimulate job creation. But Obama said his rival was merely doing the bid ding of the conservative powerbrokers in Congress and has little understanding of the struggles of average Americans. Romney “doesn’t seem to understand that maxi mizing profits by whatever means necessary, whether it’s through layoffs or out sourcing or tax avoidance, union busting, might not always be good for the aver age American or for the American economy,” the president said. “Why else would he want to cut his own taxes while raising them for 18 million Americans,” Obama said of his multimillionaire oppo nent. While Romney has yet to flesh out a detailed eco nomic program, he and Republicans in Congress want to extend all the tax cuts that are due to expire at year’s end. Obama and most Democrats want to let taxes rise for upper-income earners. The president’s cam paign chose Ohio State University and Virginia Commonwealth University for the back-to-back rallies. Obama won both states in his successful race in 2008, although both have elected Republican governors since, and are expected to be hotly contested in the fall. Obama has attended numerous fundraisers this election year, but over the escalating protests of Republicans, the White House has categorized all of his other appearances so far as part of his official duties. The staging of the events eliminated any doubt about his purpose. He was introduced in Columbus and again in Richmond by first lady Michelle Obama, and walked in to the cheers of thousands, many of them waving campaign-pro vided placards that read “Forward.” ASSOCIATED PRESSPresident Barack Obama waves with first lady Michelle Obama after a campaign rally at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.Clinton opposes state’s amendmentBy MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated PressRALEIGH, N.C. – Former President Bill Clinton has recorded an audio adver-tisement opposing North Carolina’s proposed con stitutional amendment that would define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. The ad will be pushed to the phones of hundreds of thousands of North Carolina voters beginning Monday. In it, Clinton urges voters to oppose the amendment, saying it won’t change North Carolina’s statutory ban on gay mar-riages. But he says it will affect the state’s ability to attract new businesses and will take health care from chil-dren. He says it also could diminish the state’s laws protecting women from domestic violence. The pro-amendment side also has its share of heavy hitters supporting it. The Rev. Billy Graham issued a statement sup porting the amendment, saying the Bible is clear that God’s definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.


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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, May 6, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B FROM THE SIDELINE Brandon FinleyPhone: (386) 754-0420 bfinley@lakecityreporter.com Story ideas? Contact Tim KirbySports Editor 754-0421 tkirby@lakecityreporter.com 1BSPORTS Tigers face Stanton Prep in playoffs Tuesday. CHS continued on 4B 386-755-4007 ShandsLakeShore.com NOT READY TO REPLACE THAT ACHING KNEE? WE CAN RESTORE IT. Our surgeons can use MAKOplasty robotic-assisted technology to resurface the affected area of your knee while leaving healthy bone and tissue intact. This minimally invasive procedure means you experience less pain and a faster recovery. See if MAKOplasty is right for you. Only MAKOplasty hospital in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia and Suwannee Counties. FREE SEMINAR: Please RSVP. Call 386-755-4007 or register online at ShandsLakeShore.com Walk Away From Knee Pain Featuring: Jack Cohen, D.O., Orthopaedic Surgeon Thursday, May 17 | Noon 1:30 p.m. Holiday Inn 213 SW Commerce Drive, Lake City Box lunch served. A chance for revenge By BRANDON FINLEY bfinley@lakecityreporter.com Columbia High baseball coach J.T. Clark continues to say that the Tigers will ride their horse as far as it will take them. After an 80-pitch performance in a 1-0 win against Middleburg High to open the FHSAA Class 6A playoffs, Kellan Bailey will saddle up again in the second round. Hes 100 percent, Clark said. Hell have four days rest and oddly enough I think his best performance of the year came against Atlantic Coast with only four days of rest. Were going to pitch our No. 1 if were able. Bailey has been remark able this year with a 9-0 record and a 0.00 ERA. He struck out five batters and issued only one walk in his complete-game perfor mance against the Broncos on Thursday. Clark said theres one key to beating Stanton Prep in the rubber match. Weve got to shut down the left-handed batters, he said. Weve seen them twice and split the two games. Weve got to do a better job as coaches to put us in situations where that doesnt happen. Should the game go extra innings, Clark said he will have a full stable of arms. We arent worried about who we can throw on Friday, he said. We cant think about Friday. If needed, we can throw Alan (Espenship). Jayce has thrown well for us out of the pen all season. Weve got a lot of arms. Of course, pitching is only half the game. Weve got to take advan tage (at the plate) when the bases are loaded, weve got to score a run, Clark said. If that means changing our style, if we have to bunt to squeeze runners across, well do that. Stanton played a great game against us. They pitched one of their better games all year, so we have to get hot early and stay hot. We have to play with a little attitude and play loose. That doesnt necessarily mean that the Tigers want to change their style at the plate. We really need the middle to get hot, Clark said. We need Levi (Hollingsworth), who had a double the other night, Jason (Plyn), Ryan (Thomas), who scored the winning run, and Andrew (Nettles) to have multiplehit games. The bottom has been on fire. Dalton (Mauldin) has got going, but we need more people to step up when we have run ners on the bases. Despite having a chance to host in the second round, this is the matchup that the Tigers wanted. Everyone wanted this game from the head coach on down, Clark said. We still feel that were the best team in the district. Stanton woke us up. Everyone wanted the shot to come back, end their season and prove that we are the best team. Columbia will have its chance to prove just that when it travels to Jacksonville to take on the Blue Devils at 7 p.m. Tuesday. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Columbia Highs Ryan Thomas slides safely past the plate after scoring the Tigers winning run in the opening round of the FHSAA Class 6A playoffs at Middleburg on Thursday. Tigers have something to prove in playoffs C olumbia Highs baseball team is coming into Tuesdays second round FHSAA Class 6A playoff game at Stanton Prep with a lot of confidence. Perhaps its because the Tigers felt cocky last time they played the Blue Devils and were upset in their minds for the District 4-6A championship. That woke us up, Columbia head coach J.T. Clark said. Does that mean the Tigers were playing a bit too cocky in the district championship? The Tigers did sputter early and didnt wake up until finally putting a hit on the board in the fifth inning. But perhaps it was a wake-up call for the Tigers. TIM KIRBY /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs football team lines up to run a play during the first padded practice of the spring at Fort White on Friday. Indians put a wrap on first week of spring By TIM KIRBY tkirby@lakecityreporter.com FORT WHITE Fort White Highs football team wrapped up its first week with a scrimmage and some skirmishes. We tried to get a scrim mage in on our first day in pads, Indians head coach Demetric Jackson said after practice on Friday. We wanted to see where we are and what weve got. We divided them up a little bit and that is why it got so ugly in spots. While the passion showed with some pushing and shoving, Jackson reminded the Indians to get their pay backs the right way. He said discipline must develop in the remaining weeks of spring practice. Jackson was pleased with the spring turnout. He had 27 players on the varsity Jackson confident with turnout for Fort White. INDIANS continued on 4B Allen pleased with progress By BRANDON FINLEY bfinley@lakecityreporter.com Its hard to tell a whole lot about a football team after only one week of practice, but Columbia High head coach Brian Allen is already shaking things up for the Tigers. One of the key moves dur ing the first week was mov ing running back Rakeem Battle to cornerback where Allen expects him to start in the fall. Hes very quick and fast, with super fast feet, Allen said. Hes used his ath letic ability to have a pick every day. Hes got great ball awareness and looks like hes been playing the position for a long time. We expect him to play the posi tion full time. Allen doesnt feel that it will take anything away from the offense. With (Braxton) and Ronald (Timmons), I feel that both of those guys can rush for 1,000 yards, he said. Rock will be full time on the defense and we will get him on offense in some packages. The move is one that Allen said showed Battles team-first attitude. He has not shown any animosity, allen said. Hes all smiles. Its a big learning curve, but hes picking it Columbia heads into game week for Purple & Gold. TIGERS continued on 4B


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Dodgers at Chicago Cubs 8 p.m. ESPN — Philadelphia at Washington MOTORSPORTS 8 a.m. SPEED — MotoGP World Championship, at Estoril, Portugal 1 p.m. SPEED — MotoGP Moto2, at Estoril, Portugal (same-day tape) 2 p.m. SPEED — FIM World Superbike, at Monza, Italy (same-day tape) 11 p.m. SPEED — AMA Pro Racing, at Sonoma, Calif. (same-day tape) NBA BASKETBALL 1 p.m. ABC — Playoffs, first round, game 4, Chicago at Philadelphia 3:30 p.m. ABC — Playoffs, first round, game 4, Miami at New York 7 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 4, Atlanta at Boston 9:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 4, L.A. Lakers at Denver NHL HOCKEY 3 p.m. NBC — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 4, St. Louis at Los Angeles 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 4, Philadelphia at New Jersey ——— Monday HOCKEY 1 p.m. NBCSN — IIHF World Championships, pool play, United States vs. Slovakia, at Helsinki MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Cleveland 7 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, doubleheader: San Antonio at Utah, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, or Dallas at Oklahoma City NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, Washington at N.Y. Rangers 10 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, Nashville at Phoenix SOCCER 2:55 p.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Wigan at BlackburnBASKETBALLNBA playoffs FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Thursday Miami 87, New York 70, Miami leads series 3-0 Oklahoma City 95, Dallas 79, Oklahoma City leads series 3-0 Friday Boston 90, Atlanta 84, OT, Boston leads series 2-1 Philadelphia 79, Chicago 74, Philadelphia leads series 2-1 Denver 99, L.A. Lakers 84, L.A. Lakers lead series 2-1 Saturday Indiana 101, Orlando 99, OTMemphis at L.A. Clippers (n)Oklahoma City at Dallas (n)San Antonio at Utah (n) Today Chicago at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.Miami at New York, 3:30 p.m.Atlanta at Boston, 7 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9:30 p.m. Monday Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (if necessary) San Antonio at Utah, 8 or 9 p.m.Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Tuesday Orlando at Indiana, 7 p.m.Boston at Atlanta, 8 p.m.Philadelphia at Chicago, 9:30 p.m.Denver at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Most Improved Player (Selected by a national panel of 121 sportswriters and broadcasters) Name 1st 2nd 3rd PtsRyan Anderson 33 27 14 260Ersan Ilyasova 21 15 9 159Nikola Pekovic 10 15 9 104BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 19 8 .704 — Baltimore 17 9 .654 1 12 Toronto 16 11 .593 3New York 14 12 .538 4 12 Boston 11 14 .440 7 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 14 10 .583 —Detroit 13 12 .520 1 12 Chicago 12 14 .462 3Kansas City 8 17 .320 6 12 Minnesota 7 18 .280 7 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 17 9 .654 — Oakland 13 14 .481 4 12 Seattle 11 17 .393 7 Los Angeles 10 17 .370 7 12 Late Thursday Cleveland 7, Chicago White Sox 5Kansas City 4, N.Y. Yankees 3Toronto 5, L.A. Angels 0 Friday’s Games Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 4Cleveland 6, Texas 3Baltimore 6, Boston 4, 13 inningsTampa Bay 7, Oakland 2N.Y. Yankees 6, Kansas City 2Toronto 4, L.A. Angels 0Minnesota 3, Seattle 2 Saturday’s Games Baltimore 8, Boston 2Chicago White Sox at Detroit (n)Texas at Cleveland (n)N.Y. Yankees at Kansas City (n)Oakland at Tampa Bay (n)Toronto at L.A. Angels (n)Minnesota at Seattle (n) Today’s Games Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 0-0) at Detroit (Porcello 2-2), 1:05 p.m. Texas (Darvish 4-0) at Cleveland (Jimenez 2-2), 1:05 p.m. Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 2-1) at Boston (Buchholz 3-1), 1:35 p.m. Oakland (Milone 3-2) at Tampa Bay (M.Moore 1-1), 1:40 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 1-4) at Kansas City (Hochevar 2-2), 2:10 p.m. Toronto (Hutchison 1-0) at L.A. Angels (Williams 2-1), 3:35 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 0-3) at Seattle (Noesi 1-3), 4:10 p.m. Monday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m., 1st game Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m., 2nd game Texas at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Boston at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.L.A. Angels at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.Detroit at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 17 9 .654 —Atlanta 16 11 .593 1 12 New York 13 13 .500 4 Philadelphia 13 14 .481 4 12 Miami 12 14 .462 5 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 16 10 .615 — Cincinnati 13 12 .520 2 12 Houston 12 14 .462 4 Milwaukee 12 14 .462 4Pittsburgh 11 15 .423 5 Chicago 10 16 .385 6 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 17 9 .654 — Arizona 14 13 .519 3 12 Colorado 12 13 .480 4 12 San Francisco 12 14 .462 5 San Diego 9 18 .333 8 12 Late Thursday Washington 2, Arizona 1 Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs 5, L.A. Dodgers 4Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 1Washington 4, Philadelphia 3, 11 innings Arizona 5, N.Y. Mets 4Houston 5, St. Louis 4Atlanta 9, Colorado 8, 11 inningsMiami 9, San Diego 8, 12 inningsMilwaukee 6, San Francisco 4 Saturday’s Games L.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 1Washington 7, Philadelphia 1Arizona at N.Y. Mets (n)Milwaukee at San Francisco (n)Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (n)St. Louis at Houston (n)Atlanta at Colorado (n)Miami at San Diego (n) Sunday’s Games Arizona (Cahill 2-2) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 3-1), 1:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 1-2) at Pittsburgh (Morton 1-2), 1:35 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 1-3) at Houston (Happ 2-1), 2:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Harang 1-2) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 2-1), 2:20 p.m. Atlanta (Beachy 2-1) at Colorado (Nicasio 2-0), 3:10 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 3-0) at San Diego (Wieland 0-4), 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 1-1) at San Francisco (M.Cain 1-2), 4:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 3-1) at Washington (Zimmermann 1-2), 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m.Miami at Houston, 8:05 p.m.Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.St. Louis at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.Colorado at San Diego, 10:05 p.m.San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.Career save leaders Career save leaders since 1969, when saves became an official major league statistic (x-active): (Through Thursday) 1. x-Mariano Rivera 608 2. Trevor Hoffman 601 3. Lee Smith 478 4. John Franco 424 5. Billy Wagner 422 6. Dennis Eckersley 390 7. Jeff Reardon 367 8. Troy Percival 358 9. Randy Myers 34710. Rollie Fingers 34111. John Wetteland 33012. x-Francisco Cordero 32913. Roberto Hernandez 32614. Jose Mesa 32115. Todd Jones 31916. Rick Aguilera 318 17. Robb Nen 31418. Tom Henke 31119. Rich Gossage 31020. Jeff Montgomery 30421. Doug Jones 30322. Bruce Sutter 30022. x-Jason Isringhausen 300Lowest career ERA (minimum 1,200 innings pitched)A list of players with the lowest career earned run average:Player Yrs ERA Ed Walsh 1904-1917 14 1.82 Addie Joss 1902-1910 9 1.89 Joe Wood 1908-1920 11 2.03 3 Finger Brown 1903-1916 14 2.06 Monte Ward 1878-1884 7 2.10 C’risty Mathewson 1900-1916 17 2.13 Rube Waddell 1897-1910 13 2.16 Walter Johnson 1907-1927 21 2.16 Mariano Rivera 1995-2012 18 2.21AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP AARON’S 499 Site: Talladega, Ala.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (FOX, noon-4:30 p.m.). Track: Talladega Superspeedway (oval, 2.66 miles). Race distance: 500.08 miles, 188 laps.Next race: Southern 500, May 12, Darlington Raceway, Darlington, S.C. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: N. C. Education Lottery 200, May 18, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. NHRA FULL THROTTLE NHRA SOUTHERN NATIONALS Site: Commerce, Ga.Schedule: Today, final eliminations (ESPN2, 7-10 p.m.). Track: Atlanta Dragway.Next event: NHRA Summernationals, May 18-20, Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kan.Aaron’s 499 qualifying At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 191.623. 2. (22) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 191.111. 3. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 191.039.4. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 190.981.5. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 190.772. 6. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 190.586.7. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 190.586.8. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 190.476. 9. (55) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 190.245. 10. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 190.2.11. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 190.17.12. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 190.14. 13. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 190.072. 14. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 190.064. 15. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 189.959. 16. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 189.959.17. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 189.906. 18. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 189.864. 19. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 189.797. 20. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 189.785. 21. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 189.691.22. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 189.68.23. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 189.601. 24. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 189.556.25. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 189.477.26. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 189.354.27. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 189.331. 28. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, 189.182.29. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 189.1.30. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 189.073.31. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 189.051. 32. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 189.021.33. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 188.984. 34. (10) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 188.902. 35. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 188.63. 36. (97) Bill Elliott, Toyota, 188.171.37. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 188.012. 38. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 187.625. 39. (23) Robert Richardson Jr., Toyota, 186.71. 40. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 186.293. 41. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, Owner Points. 42. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, Owner Points. 43. (33) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 186.528. Failed to Qualify 44. (49) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 186.296.HOCKEYNHL playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Thursday New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 3, OT, New Jersey leads series 2-1 Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 2, Los Angeles leads series 3-0 Friday Phoenix 1, Nashville 0, Phoenix leads series 3-1 Saturday Washington 3, NY Rangers 2, series tied 2-2 Today St. Louis at Los Angeles, 3 p.m.Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Monday Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.Nashville at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Tuesday New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.Los Angeles at St. Louis, 9 p.m. (if necessary) 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 2 DailyJumbles 2 Daily Crosswords Lake City Reporter The first puzzles will have Friday’s answers and the second will have the answers for the first.EVERY SUNDAYIN SECTION BSPORTS COURTESY PHOTOTitans triumphThe Fort White Titans 10-under baseball team won the ‘D’ b racket at the Santa Fe Madness VII Tournament in Alachua. The Titans played four games in three days. Team members are (front row, from left) Hagen Murray, Jacob Courtot and Peyton Boone, Second row (from left) are Tristian Biddle, Dalton Brooks, Ja’rod Can non, Brandon Legree, head coach Robert Cribbs, Caleb Ivey, Colton Edwards and Peter Lambo rghini. Back row are assistant coaches John Anderson (left) and D.J. Courtot. Magnel Lope r also is on the team. Another weekend without WoodsAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s becoming a tradition like no other experienced by Tiger Woods — a week-end at Quail Hollow with-out him. He missed the cut two years ago in the Wells Fargo Championship with the highest 36-hole score of his career, a surprise but not entirely unexpect-ed because it was only his second tournament since his return from the down-fall in his personal life. On Friday he missed a 4-foot birdie putt on his 17th hole that would have allowed him to make the cut. Woods, though, reminded everyone that it was all part of the process. He explained that swing changes take time, even if he has a trophy at Bay Hill to show for it.


Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 3B SCENES FROM FIELD DAY JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterA starter pistol sounds as fifth-grader boys compete in a 50-yard dash event.From staff reportsColumbia County School District’s annual Fifth-grade Field Day was Thursday at Columbia High Stadium. Field Day featured individual races and team com-petition for nine schools in the county. Results of the team competition follow. Q Ball Relay, Girls — Westside-first, Pinemount-second, Summers-third, Columbia City-fourth; Q Ball Relay, Boys — Pinemount-first, Westside-second, Fort White-third, Columbia City-fourth; Q Dizzy Bat Relay, Girls — Westside-first, Niblack-second, Pinemount-third, Summers-fourth; Q Dizzy Bat Relay, Boys — Westside-first, Pinemount-second, Niblack-third, Eastside-fourth; Q Bucket Relay, Girls — Summers and Fort White-tie for first; Q Bucket Relay, Boys — Pinemount-first; Q Tug of War, Girls Overall — Pinemount-first; Q Tug of War, Boys Overall — Eastside-first. Field-day resultsPhotos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER Lake City Reporter Five Points Elementary student Kayla Dillow, 11, sprints to the finish line as she competes in the potato sack race a t the Columbia County Fifth Grade Field Day event Thursday. Eastside Elementary School student Sarai Watkins, 11, keep s a steady pace as she balances a golf ball on a spoon during the egg spoon race. ABOVE : Dylan Pace, 10, a Five Points Elementary School student, p asses a ball during a relay during the Field Day event.TOP RIGHT : Students from Eastside and Fort White elementary schools s pin around a baseball bat during the dizzy bat race. RIGHT : A group of girls from Niblack Elementary School cheer on their classmates running in the 100-yard dash.


4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 TIGERS: Make a couple changes Continued From Page 1B INDIANS: Two weeks to get ready Continued From Page 1B CHS: It’s Bailey vs. Blue Devils Continued From Page 1BWith Kellan Bailey and his 9-0 record on the mound, the Tigers have a decent shot to shut down the Blue Devils at the plate this time, but the Tigers must produce with the bats. Bailey has proven he can win 1-0 games, but the Tigers must take out the Blue Devils’ confidence early. If Columbia feels it is the best team and wants to win this third meeting, it must play like the best team from the beginning. The Tigers must take the crowd out of it and crush the opponent’s will to win. But Columbia can’t come out and think it’s just going to happen for them. The Tigers have to work for it. They have to be patient in the batter’s box. They may have to play small ball to manufacture runs. They may have to draw walks, but they have to use their confidence to know they’ll get on base by whatever means necessary. Columbia doesn’t need to be cocky and win this game 9-0. The Tigers need to use their confidence to know they’re going to win it by how many runs it takes. If that’s 1-0 or 7-6, it doesn’t matter. It’s just about playing with the belief that they’re going to make something happen at this point. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterColumbia High’s Kellan Bailey follows through with a p itch during the first round of the FHSAA Class 6A playoffs at Middleburg High on Thursday. and 32 more on the junior varsity, which had its own scrimmage. Jackson capped off the first week with wind sprints. “I feel confident with our secondary and lineback-ers,” Jackson said. “We have some spots to shore up on our offensive and defensive line.” Spring practice ends with a game at Orange Park High at 7 p.m. May 18. Orange Park is coached by Columbia High graduate and long-time Tigers coach Danny Green. Fort White beat the Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium last year, and Jackson said this year’s re-match will be a challenge. The two coaches talked before spring practice start-ed and again on Friday. “I told him we don’t want to play Orange Park if you are not coaching,” Jackson said. “He said, ‘I need to get some revenge.’ I talked with him today and they want to beat us bad.” The Indians have two more weeks to get ready. “The effort was there,” Jackson said about the scrimmage. “We had good contact. We are trying to build depth and to see if all of our guys can go.” The Red and Black game is 6 p.m. Friday. Fort White has a middle school practice meeting immediately after school on Monday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterThe Columbia High defensive line does a drill during practice Tuesday. up quick. He’s stepped up without one bit of disagree-ment and really showed that he’s a team player.” Overall, Allen has been pleased with the team’s effort as a whole. “I feel that things have progressed each day,” Allen said. “We’re getting a little better each day.” Allen named a couple of players that have stood out above the rest. “Antonio Pelham has stepped up at a position that we need at receiver,” Allen said. “Trey Marshall has been outstanding on both offense and defense. He’s a guy that could win our spring award. Tyrone Sands is a young guy that’s looked good as well as Javere Smith. I’m pleased with the first team and the depth we’re working toward behind them as a group.” Allen also announced another move on the offen-sive side of the ball. “(Deonte) Crumitie is going to move from left guard to right tackle,” Allen said. “We feel that he has the ability to be that guy on the edge. We will be a better team with a solid right tackle, because that keeps teams from overloading to one side.” Allen feels that the move will be natural one for Crumitie. “He’s physical, it’s just a matter of learning the dif-ferent verbiage,” he said. “He’ll be lining up next to a tight end now so that’s a little change. He’s got the athletic ability though and he’s maturing as a junior. I like what he can do and he’s only going to get better as he continues to mature.” JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High’s Darren Burch runs through an agility course during spring football practice on Tuesday. ASSOCIATED PRESSDriver Jeff Gordon gives a thumbs up after winning the p ole position for the Sunday’s NASCAR Springt Cup series auto race at Talladega Super speedway on Saturday in Talladega, Ala.Gordon wins pole at TalladegaBy JENNA FRYERAssociated PressTALLADEGA, Ala. — Jeff Gordon understands winning a pole doesn’t mean very much for the big picture. But after opening this season with a serious slump, the four-time NASCAR champion is embracing all the small victories he can get. Gordon grabbed the top starting spot for Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway with a lap at 191.623 mph in his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. It was Gordon’s first pole since this race last year, and the 71st of his career — third on the all-time list. And it comes at a time when Gordon is trying to jumpstart his season. He’s got just two top finishes through the first nine races, and is ranked 17th in the Sprint Cup Series stand-ings. “We all know that sitting on the pole at Talladega doesn’t really guarantee anything for the race,” he said. “The biggest positive is just the fact we’ve had a rough start to the season, not a lot has gone our way other than we’ve had fast cars but not a lot of results to show for it. To me, right now, we’ll just take any kind of positive boost that we possibly can and this is a good one.” AJ Allmendinger held down the top spot for most of Saturday’s qualifying ses-sion in his Penske Racing Dodge, and Gordon made his attempt with four cars to go. He ran an uncon-ventional lap around the bottom of the track, and it was good enough to bump Allmendinger’s 191.111. “Definitely a new strategy, but those guys are fast no matter what,” Allmendinger said. “So, it’s not like he snuck up on us. We knew that was going to be one of the cars that could beat us there at the end.” Marcos Ambrose qualified third in a Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, and was followed by Aric Almirola, who is running his first race this weekend with new crew chief Mike Ford. Kasey Kahne, of Hendrick Motorsports, was fifth and followed by series points leader Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards, his Roush Fenway Racing teammate. ASSOCIATED PRESSJockey Mario Gutierrez rides I’ll Have Another past Bod emeister ridden by Mike Smith (6) to victory in the 138th Kentucky Derby horse race at Chur chill Downs Saturday in Louisville, Ky. I’ll Have Another wins Kentucky DerbyAssociated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. — I’ll Have Another caught Bodemeister down the stretch and pulled away in the final furlong on Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby. Jockey Mario Gutierrez, riding in his first Derby, guided the 3-year-old colt ahead of Bob Baffert’s Bodemeister and a late closing Dullahan to win on a fast track. It was trainer Doug O’Neill’s first Derby victory. He had never finished better than 13th in the Kentucky Derby with two other horses. I’ll Have Another, the Santa Anita Derby winner, went off at 15-1 in one the deepest and evenly balanced fields in recent years.


YOUTH BASEBALL Rays travel team tryouts today The North Florida Rays 9-under baseball travel team has a tryout set for 10 a.m. today at Southside Sports Complex. For details, call Todd Green at 365-5161. BOYS CLUB Summer program registration open The Boys Club of Columbia County has a summer program from June 4 through Aug. 10 for girls and boys ages 6-14. A variety of activities are offered including sports, game rooms, arts and crafts, and special events. Cost is $250. For details, call 752-4184. SUMMER CAMP City announces outdoor camp The Lake City Recreation Department has a Summer Outdoor Camp for ages 6-13 from June 11 through Aug. 10. Registration begins Monday and is limited to the first 60 campers to sign up. Cost is $225. Trips to Wild Waters, Adventure Landing, Chuck E. Cheeses and Wild Adventure are planned, with skating and movies. For details, call Wayne Jernigan at 758-5448. County sign-up under way Columbia County Recreation Department has a Summer Camp from June 11 to Aug. 3. Registration is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Richardson Community Center. Cost of $225 per child includes weekday breakfast and lunch, plus mini camps and field trips. The camp is limited to the first 60 applicants. A $10 discount is offered through www.lakecityreporter.com For details, call Nicole Smith at 754-7095. CHS FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Columbia County Quarterback Club has a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. FORT WHITE BASEBALL Dugout Club elections Monday The Fort White Dugout Club has elections for board members set for 6:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be at Fort White High. For details, call Jeanne Howell at 288-5537. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the teachers lounge at Fort White High. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731. T-BALL Christ Central registration open Christ Central Sports is offering T-ball for girls and boys ages 3-5. Registration is under way through May 14. Cost is $40. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. YOUTH SOCCER CYSA registration for summer Columbia Youth Soccer Associations summer recreational league registration for ages 3-16 is 6-7 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Fee of $65 includes uniform. For details, call 288-2504 or 288-4481. Soccer Academy offers teaching Columbia Youth Soccer Association is accepting registration for its Soccer Academy instructed by Kerceus Andre. The academy is for youth ages 3 and older and is intended to develop player skills and agility to enhance all skill levels. A variety of class days are offered. Fee is $70 per month, plus a registration fee of $55, which covers academy uniform and registration with Florida Youth Soccer Association. For details, call 288-2504 or 288-4481 or go to columbiayouthsoccer association.com GOLF 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 sponsorships 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 Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266. From staff reports Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 5B 5BSports Shout it from the Mountain Top! Tell everyone how proud you are Sunday, May 20th! MY KID HAS GRADUATED! 2012 2012 Graduation We are so proud of you! You're hard work has really paid off! Amanda Cheyenne BROWN Love, Mom & Dad 2 Ads Sizes 1 column by 4 inches (pictured) $46 2 column by 4 inche s $85 Lake City Reporter PUBLISHING Sunday, May 20 DEADLINE Sunday, May 14 Dont forget to send in your photo. 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055 Bring your graduates informatin by the Reporter oce or call 754-0417 for additional information and sending options. BRIEFS TIM KIRBY /Lake City Reporter Bodybuilding hardware Lake City bodybuilders Casey Daugherty (from left), Chris Todd and Lisa Waltrip won awards at recent competitions. Daugherty won Womens Physique and the Bobby Vicenzi Memorial Award at the Gateway Classic in Lake City and first in Womens Physique Overall at the Europa Show of Champions in Orlando. Todd won the Light Heavyweight Division and Mr. Lake City at the Gateway Classic and was third in the Masters Over 40 at the Europa Show of Champions. Waltrip won first in the Womens Open Heavyweight, Womens Overall and Ms. Lake City at the Gateway Classic. The three athletes plan on competing in the Southern USA National Qualifier in Panama City on Friday and Saturday.


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By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comHearing end of life care often brings feelings of fear and hopelessness to patients and their families. Haven Hospice, a non-profit organization that provides services to terminally ill individuals and their families, works to soothe the uncertainties and discomforts that accompany the realities of accepting death. We turn no one away, said Susan Follick, Director of Marketing and Communications at Haven Hospice. Haven Hospice provides end of life care to anyone who has been certified by a doctor to have six months or less to live. No one is denied if they fit this eligibility requirement. Haven Hospice receives funding from Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance providers. Fundraising activities, such as Hospice Attic (the companys thrift store), are used to pay for the treatment of those that cannot pay themselves, Follick said. With seven offices, four in-patient care centers and four fundraising thrift stores, Haven Hospice serves 18 counties in North Central Florida. Haven Hospice centers prescribe to a special philosophy called palliative care. Palliative care focuses on making the patient feel comfortable and hopeful on top of providing daily sustenance and nourishment. Palliative care takes on a whole different tone of conversation and outlook, Follick said. Haven Hospices holistic approach extends to the family members of their patients. They host bereavement camps to help children learn to deal with their feelings of grief. Children HAVEN continued on 2C Lake City Reporter Week of May 6 May 12, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section CColumbia, Inc.Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County 1CBIZ FRONTON BUSINESSJerry Osteryoung(850) 644-3372 jostery@comcast.netLake City Reporter1CBIZ FRONT FSU Finance Professor Dr. Jerry Osteryoung is Executive Director of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida Business.Week of May 6 May 12, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section CColumbia, Inc.Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County1CColumbia Inc. BECAUSE NOTHING COMES BETWEEN ME AND MY BOYS. cccnf.com 3140 NW Medical Center Lane, Suite 130, Lake City, FL 32055Dr. Glenn and his staff are ready and equipped to treat your orthopedic concerns. To schedule your new patient appointment or for more information, please call (386) 755-9720. Ofce Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm / Friday, 8am to 12pm Accepting Most Insurance Plans www.LakeCityMedical.com Welcomes LAKE CITY MEDIC A L CENTERJeffrey C. Glenn, DOLake City Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jeffrey C. Glenn, DO. Dr. Glenn is a board-certied orthopedic surgeon Fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery. Services provided: Fracture Care Hip Replacement Knee Replacement Partial Knee Replacement Trigger Finger Sports Injury Care Arthroscopic Knee & Shoulder Surgery On-site X-ray Carpel Tunnel 1CBIZ FRONTON BUSINESSJerry Osteryoung(850) 644-3372 jostery@comcast.netLake City Reporter1CBIZ FRONT FSU Finance Professor Dr. Jerry Osteryoung is Executive Director of the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida Business.Week of May 6 May 12, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section CColumbia, Inc.Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County1CColumbia Inc. BECAUSE NOTHING COMES BETWEEN ME AND MY BOYS. cccnf.com 3140 NW Medical Center Lane, Suite 130, Lake City, FL 32055Dr. Glenn and his staff are ready and equipped to treat your orthopedic concerns. To schedule your new patient appointment or for more information, please call (386) 755-9720. Ofce Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm / Friday, 8am to 12pm Accepting Most Insurance Plans www.LakeCityMedical.com Welcomes LAKE CITY MEDI C A L CENTERJeffrey C. Glenn, DOLake City Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jeffrey C. Glenn, DO. Dr. Glenn is a board-certied orthopedic surgeon Fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery. Services provided: Fracture Care Hip Replacement Knee Replacement Partial Knee Replacement Trigger Finger Sports Injury Care Arthroscopic Knee & Shoulder Surgery On-site X-ray Carpel Tunnel FILEJorge Garcia-Bengochea (left), the executive director of Gentle Carousel Therapy Horses, and Magic visit Haven Hospice patient Clarence Michels. Hospice provides services to terminally ill individuals and their families. FILEKari Hamrick and her brother Jody pet Magic, a female miniature horse, at the Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center. Since 1979, Haven Hospice has cared for 60,000 patients and families and the number of patients served continues to grow.


attend the five-day long camps to receive support from social workers, counselors and chap lains. Full-time medical doc tors work at Haven Hospice in-patient care centers, a sig nificant difference in the orga nization from other hospices who typically hire part-time doctors. “They make house calls,” Follick said. “They will drive to the patient’s home for a visit.” Haven Hospice has around 600 employees and 600 vol unteers. Volunteers do every thing from refilling bird feed ers to sitting with patients as death approaches. Since 1979, Haven Hospice has cared for 60,000 patients and families and the number of patients served continues to grow. “For the future, we see con tinued growth that follows the large swell of baby boomers as they age,” Follick said. “Clearly there will be more people that need our services. The opportunities for growth are there but much depends on the amount of reimbursement from Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance which likely will decrease.” In 2007, 4,050 patients received care from Haven Hospice. That number saw a 5 percent increase in 2011 with 4,850 patients served. The amount of unfunded care provided has also seen growth. In 2007, $1.16 million went towards unfunded and non-reminbursed care programs. That number grew to $3.1 mil lion in 2011. The amount of funds raised grew as well but did not increase at the same rate as growth in services. In 2007, $1.24 million was raised, while $1.87 million was raised in 2011. Haven Hospice hosts fund raisers in every community that it has centers located. Lake City’s center will host a fundraiser called FAMFest, which stands for fitness, art and music. A 5K run/walk, art show presented by the Art League of North Florida and live music from Patchwork, a family-friendly rock band, will coincide with the Desoto Farmer’s Market at Wilson Park on May 19. The race will begin at 9 a.m. Registration costs $20 prior to the day of the race and $25 the day of. Participants can regis ter at active.com. Awards will be given out for winners of the race as well as the biggest team participating. Stephanie Brod with Haven Hospice anticipates over 100 people to attend the event. Admission to the festival is free. For more information contact Stephanie Brod at (352) 271-4665 or smbrod@havenhospice.org. 2C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 HAVEN: Hospice provides services to terminally ill Continued From Page 1C In the past, many people stayed at one job, or at least one company, for almost their entire working lives. 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LIFE Sunday, May 6, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D Recently we were joined by some of our favorite buddies Dennis Roberts, Don Kennedy, Mike Lee and Cindy Gaylord for a visit to Miltons Country Store. Miltons is located on Hwy. 441, eight miles north of I-10 in Deep Creek. Youve probably passed it many times and just thought it was a rustic convenience store that also sells gas. Next time youre driving through dont pass by without stopping in. Youre gonna be in for a treat. The restaurant is simple, one where you stand in line, place your order, pay, serve your own drink and sit down wherever. There is a large selection to choose from posted on several white boards with specials added daily. Everything is made to order so it comes to you piping hot. Don and Dennis tried the catfish fingerlings. Dipped in a homemade batter, these little kitties, as Don called them, were fried to perfection. Yes, Don still eats them like corn on the cob, nibbling from one end to the other. They chose cheese grits, baked beans and cole slaw. All delicious especially the grits that came with a mound of shredded cheese on top. Dennis said the beans had a great sauce and were loaded with meat. Mike had the grouper sandwich which he wanted grilled. He said it was a 9 out of 10. Mary Kay ordered the super burger and it was super and you definitely needed man size hands to surround all that goodness. It was a handmade patty cooked to perfection with all the trimmings. Don volunteered to finish off what was left. Cindy chose the fried chicken sandwich and Genie went with the fried shrimp sandwich. Both were outstanding, piping hot and served with ranch or tartar sauce. Genie said that next time shes going to have the fried gizzards. Sides of fried squash, fried okra and corn nuggets were sampled by all of us and they made you want to come back and just eat veggies or maybe try just a plate full of fried okra. You just cant go to a place like this and not enjoy the fried foods, its just part of being Southern. Don said to just put your foot on it and growl and then afterwards we guarantee, youll groan. Miltons is open seven days a week and will provide take out if you call ahead. During hunting season they open at 5 a.m. all week. Breakfast is another favorite meal here. The Marcie is a frequently ordered breakfast dish that includes eggs on top of hash browns, smothered in sausage gravy with your meat choice and either a biscuit or toast. All this is for $5.99. Miss Marcie has been working at Miltons for 17 years and is now Enjoying a country outing Story ideas? Contact Robert BridgesEditor 754-0428rbridges@lakecityreporter.com Lake City ReporterBy LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.com The freedom of summer vacation feels sweet for many students as the burden of school assignments and tests drift away. However, after the newness wears off that freedom becomes hot, sticky summer monotony. Summer camp can be the perfect solution to long boring days, as camp allows children to make friends, be active and have fun. With the last day of school quickly approaching, area day camps are already enrolling and offering field trip adventures, activities and learning experiences. Boys Club summer campSports, games, crafts, field trips and special events at the Boys Club of Columbia County will keep children engaged and active all summer long. The club is currently enrolling for summer camp, which runs June 4 through Aug. 10, for boys and girls ages 6 to 14. The cost is $250. The camp is closed the week of July 4. Special events include Tom Sawyer day, a talent show and skating, bowling and swimming trips. For information or to enroll call 752-4184, or visit the club Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 379 NE Jones Way. Girls Club camp The Girls Club, 494 NW DeSoto St., will have a first come, first served registration day TASTE BUDDIES continued on 2DIts that time of year again and the lovebugs are in flight. The Lovebug, or Plecia nearctica, is actually an invasive species that slowly worked its way here from Central America. The first Lovebug reported in Florida was in the late 1940s. Since then the species has become well established throughout Florida. Lovebugs dont bite, sting, or destroy crops or property so they are classified simply as a nuisance pest. Diesel and gas fumes attract the insects, explaining why motorists usually seem to be most annoyed. If not removed before the sun bakes it, the splattered bug juice becomes acidic and etches car paint. To minimize paint damage, soak your car as soon as you can for five minutes, and then use some elbow grease to scrub off the spatters. Lovebugs, relatives to gnats and mosquitoes, are also known as March flies. There are several species of March flies that are native to Florida, but the species that is the most bothersome to motorists is the Lovebug. The females measure about one third of an inch and the males are a little smaller. They are entirely black except for a red dot on their back. On a closer inspection, you will see that the males have large bug eyes. The two main swarm seasons are in April-May and again in August-September. The fully developed males emerge first from the soil where eggs hatched and the larva grew. They hover up about three feet waiting for the females to emerge and then fly away as a rather strange looking pair. Adults live for only a few days during which time they find a mate and reproduce before dying. The female will lay about 350 eggs in decaying plant material before she dies. It looks like we will have to continue living with Lovebug splatters, but there are a few ways to minimize the damage. Give your car a good coat of wax, dont wait long before scrubbing off the splatters, and install a screen or hood guard to deflect many of the bugs. To learn more about Genie Norman and Mary Kay HollingsworthTasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorestdndemorest@ufl.eduCome March we find love is flying in the air FILECameron Sheppard (center) focuses on the cue ball as he takes his opening shot at the Southside Recreation Center. Camps can be perfect solution to long, boring days.FILEJosiah Carr (left) watches as Christopher Johnson ties a necktie during a Young Men of Character Boys Summer Camp at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church.SFILECamp coordinator Casharo Thomas gives a lesson on how to change a flat tire. GARDEN TALK continued on 2D SUMMER continued on 3D TASTE BUDDIES


2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 GARDEN TALK: Love is ‘flying’ in the air Continued From Page 1D Stop by the Lake City Reporter for your complimentary engagement package. Aisle Style Complimentary Engagement Package 5*+.4!.%#))%,0!%"/. 386-243-829852!!/2/!--)$)) 800-595-77605.!2!'-4%"/. 752-54705*'% 4)) 754-1411, ext. 1065(+!! !-1!)4 Conference Center 386-364-52505!!!./0 %* 758-2088 G etting an edu cation is very important to me. It is not an easy task to accomplish when there are family and other responsi-bilities. I am thrilled to have been able to return to school recently. I look forward to having the privilege of being able to hold a degree in my hand. Sometimes it seems easier to give up and focus my energy in other directions, but that is some-thing I cannot allow myself to do. I really never thought I would be doing what I am today. As a child, I can remember dreaming of being a doctor and making breakthroughs in medicine and treating diseases; being a teacher and contributing to the dreams of others; or being a pilot for the mili-tary, flying planes into combat to bomb the enemy. My biggest dream, as I entered my teenage years, was to be a nutritionist. I felt I could help a lot of people by sharing with them the knowledge they need for treating their bodies well to prevent or possibly reverse diseases. At the age of 17, I began college as a dual enrollment student. I felt like I was right on track with accomplish-ing my goal. I did well in classes, but I worked over-time a lot and it caught up with me. I had to withdraw from classes when I was 19, due to medical issues. That was quite a road block. I did not like the idea of having to repeat classes again and picking up at a slower pace. I did not return to school for a little while afterwards. I have made other wonderful accomplishments in my life since I stopped attending school. I married a wonderful man, Landon. He is a great inspiration and motivational support for me. In January of 2011, we had our son, Nathaniel. They have been such a blessing in my life. I have kept the mindset over the years that I wanted to finish what I started. I want to continue my educa-tion and set a good example for my son. I also have four wonderful nieces to set an example for. If I give up, what message do I send to them? I began my attendance at college again this past spring. I was informed of a new, growing need for med-ical coders. I was excited to enroll into the medical bill-ing and coding program at Florida Gateway College. I have never really made good grades in college before, but this past semes-ter, I have an A in nearly every class. Not all days are easy, being in college. When my toddler is running me ragged, the food is burning in the oven, the bills need to be paid, and my hus band has had a bad day, I begin to think that anything else on my plate is just too much. Some days I feel as if I could give up, but then I remember what it is that I am working towards: a bet-ter future for my family. It has been great having the support of my family. Without them, I would not be able to accomplish all that I do. It is nice to have the help of my mother or my in-laws when I need someone to keep my son so that I can make it to class or finish some homework. It is also a BIG help to have the support of my husband, when I need someone to vent to, and to tell me things will get better, and encour-age me to not give up. I am thankful for them. I have really enjoyed my classes so far this semester. I think that is another huge help in accomplishing my goal, knowing that I like what I am doing. I am enjoying learning the material in all of my classes and my professors have been great. I do not procrasti nate as much as I used to, so finishing assignments on time has not been much of a problem. That has helped to lower my stress level, not worrying about how much time is left before the dead-line or what I have not com-pleted. I have been very satisfied with my studies thus far. Life is wonderful but it is also very hectic. Being a wife, mommy, sister, daugh-ter, aunt, and student can seem overwhelming some days. In the end, all that I put my energy toward in life is worth it. I have been blessed to have the support system that I have. I am so glad I made the decision to return to school and I look forward to completing my goal. Q Amber Stokes is a student in business and medical coding and billing classes at Florida Gateway College. Yes, you, too, can return to school Amber Stokes Millikin-EverettMichael F. and Terri Millikin of Lake City announce the engagement and approach-ing marriage of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth of Lake City, to Chad Adam Everett of Lake City, son of Gene Everett of Hope Mills, N.C. and Tara Herdegen of Lake City. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 26 at a family farm. The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Columbia High School and a 2011 graduate of Saint Leo University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She currently teaches first grade at Westside Elementary. The future groom is a 2006 Columbia High School graduate. He graduated from the Florida Gateway College Law Enforcement Academy in 2010 and is currently an officer for the Department of Agriculture. Skyler James GouldChelsea and Jozef Gould of Lake City announce the birth of their son Skyler James Gould May 1 at Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 inch-es. Grandparents are Heather Schide and Debbie Mathews. Great Grandparents are Paul Jack and the late Carol Jack, Gail Huffman, Teresa Frame and Paul Schide. Birth announcement Engagement announcement Lovebugs, go to http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in204 or call 752-5384. Don’t miss your chance for some great plant buys at the Master Gardener Plant Sale on May 12 at the Fort White Public Library on Rt. 47 across from the high school. Find terrific prices on native plants, vegetable plants, succulents, perenni als and annual flowers from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. one of the managers. Coby and Julia Law are the cur rent owners. Coby took over from his mom, June Law, several years ago. It’s always been a family owned business catering to locals, hunters, firefighters and lucky tourists. Lunch specials change daily and include chicken & rice, hamburger steaks, smoked pork, fried chicken, seafood, ribs and Wednesdays is Cook’s Choice. So call ahead if you want to know the specials before you go. After lunch, you need to take a few minutes and browse through the country store. You will immediately see three huge jars of pick led eggs and pigs feet. Don’t see these much anymore and Genie said “thank good ness.” The dcor is perfect for the setting. There are several hundred photos of hunters and their “kills” on bulletin boards. Hanging on the walls are deer heads, a stuffed wild turkey and ducks. There is a life size stuffed beaver showing his gnarly teeth. The ultimate is the full size bear skin hang ing on the ceiling. After viewing the wildlife you can shop for hunting clothes, boots, dog food, deer corn, hats, snacks and even beer and wine. Out of town visitors can rent camper space and hook ups or you can even rent a camper. Miss Marcie says that they get a lot of hunters from South Florida as well as from nearby areas. So, hunters, make your reserva tions early. You’ll find just about everything you’ll need at Milton’s including a fan tastic home cooked south ern meal. The sign on the wall says “What happens in the Creek,stays in the Creek”. Move out of the way, Las Vegas. Thanks Russ and Sandra Plummer for steering us to Milton’s Country Store, Restaurant and Campground located at 12049 N. US Hwy. 441. Telephone number is 386-755-6975. Q Genie Norman and Mary Kay Hollingsworth are Columbia County residents who love good food and fun, at home and out. Their column on area restaurantsappears twice monthly. You can contact them at TasteBuddiesLakeCity@ gmail.com.TASTE BUDDIES: Country outing Continued From Page 1D TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD, CALL 765-5440 BY DIANA MARSZALEKAssociated PressThose of you who wiggle out of family camping trips by claiming you’re just not into roughing it will have to find another excuse. A range of camping options and innovations have made it far more com fortable to eat, sleep and otherwise spend time in the Great Outdoors. “’Soft rugged’ is what so many Americans are seek ing in their outdoor expe rience today,” says Jim Rogers, chairman and CEO of Kampgrounds of America, or KOA, which runs about 500 campgrounds around the country. So much so that he now refers to the camp ing industry as “outdoor hospitality.” KOA has beefed up some of its campgrounds to include both basic and luxury cabins the latter being the kind more often equated with family resorts than places to pitch tents. Rental costs $100 to $150 per night. Some sites offer coffee carts, pan cake breakfasts, kids’ activi ties and entertainment. Campers who want things a bit more but not much more rustic can browse the equipment lining the shelves at well-stocked outdoors stores (although some of the fancy new goodies may hike the price of that simple camping trip). Take, for instance, REI’s Kingdom 8 tent, which is big enough to sleep eight. For $529, the tent is not just waterproof and bug-proof but also has moveable room dividers to create separate spaces with private entranc es. Fill it with cots, airbeds and perhaps a ceiling fan created for tents, and you’re bound to get in a good night’s sleep. Toss in anoth er $100, and you can add to it a “garage” to store food or gear — or use it as a place for the family dog to sleep. Nifty outdoor stoves and cooking gear have made campfire-cooked canned beans and hot dogs moot, unless you really like them. REI’s camp kitchen, for example, is a folding trove of food-prep workspace and storage all of which can be carried around in a zipper bag. It even includes hooks for hanging up spatulas, and windproof screens so the elements don’t mess with your cooking. Coleman, one of the big gest manufactures of camp ing gear, sells a camping oven that fits handily onto one of the company’s twoor three-burner grills. Don’t even think about grainy cowboy coffee, or even those classic enamel percolators. French presses, specifically engineered for outdoor use, are now the way to go if you’re picky about your coffee prepara tion (although the experi ence may not be exactly what you’re used to in your own kitchen). Coleman sells a propane-powered drip cof fee maker that you don’t even have to put over heat. Freeze-dried food now includes dark chocolate cheesecake, spinach puttan esca and Indian dishes. And the retailer Eastern Mountain Sports sells solar chargers for your portable electronics because, as its website says, “Trees don’t come with electrical outlets to charge your iPhone.” Some purists snub the idea of making camping more comfortable. They question whether lugging and using all that stuff dilutes the nature of, well, getting back to nature. Much of the fancy new stuff is meant to be driven, not carried, into a campsite, and is heavy enough that retailers don’t recommend carrying it far. So can you really get away from it all when you are bringing it all with you? “There are so many dif ferent kinds of camping experiences, and they are all camping,” says Avery Stonich, spokeswoman for the Outdoor Industry Association. “It’s all what it means to the individual.” New amenities take the rough out of roughing it ASSOCIATED PRESSThe interior of a Ventura Ranch Comfort Cabin is sh own located at the KOA campground in Santa Paula, Calif., in th is undated photo released by Kampgrounds of America. A range o f camping options and innovations have made sleeping, eating and hanging out in the great outdoors way more comfortable than ever before.


BY JENNIFER FORKERAssociated PressFamily photos and mementos are the raw stuff of some great Mother’s Day gifts. Here are three ideas — including fresh takes on the silhouette and the family tree — for creating a new fam ily treasure in just an afternoon. ——— SILHOUETTE PENDANTSFrom Whitney Phippen, of Fort Collins, Colo., comes the traditional silhouette a black profile positioned on a white background reinvented as a keepsake pendant. Phippen has made silhouettes of countless chil dren, but also of adults, dogs, cats even a pet chicken. “It was ador able,” she recalls. This mother of two young boys has made hundreds of pendants since opening her Etsy online shop, Lucky Me Beads, five years ago. She likes working with children’s profiles. “I love how their hair is so random and can have all these little spikes and curls,” Phippen says. Phippen’s pendant-making pro cess is slow and methodical she works by hand but she suggests that others can craft something simi lar with a few shortcuts. A photo can be turned into a sil houette using Photoshop, or it can be done the old-fashioned way: Cut the profile out of a photo. Phippen goes this route, cutting from a large photo to capture more detail and then scanning it into her computer, where she manipulates the image and shrinks it to pendant size. She uses vintage hardware for her pieces, but says most pendant supplies can be found at any crafts store. If you’re going to cover the piece in a resin, as Phippen does, she recommends using ICE Resin, which is nontoxic and won’t discolor over time. She buys it online. ——— FAMILY TREESVana Chupp, of Mount Prospect, Ill., also works in silhouette for her online store, Le Papier Studio, and an Etsy shop of the same name. An architect by trade, Chupp began making silhouettes to docu ment her first-born son’s growth. He’s 7 now, and Chupp also has a newborn a new face to mark in profile. Chupp works in several mediums card stock, fabrics, jewelry and dishware. A family tree of silhouettes can fit three or four generations. The tree can be cut out of paper or fabric, or there’s a template on her website. Chupp likes to use the likenesses of real family members, but silhouette templates also can be used. She suggests hanging the genea logical tree among family photos as a “go-to point” for explaining ances tors and family relationships to chil dren. Other Chupp projects are in her book “Silhouette Art” (Chronicle books, 2010). ——— FAMILY-STORY TRIPTYCHSondra Hines came up with this idea several years ago for an elemen tary school art program at the Holter Museum of Art, in Helena, Mont., where she is curator of education. A triptych consists of three pan els, two of which often fold onto the third. Younger children need adult guidance to make one, but teenag ers can do it on their own. Hines suggests embellishing the triptych with meaningful items: glu ing on old ribbons or buttons, a parent’s favorite poem, a fabric remi niscent of grandmother — even con cert tickets. “Basically, you just want to put things in it that hold memory, so when you look back you can go, ‘Ohhh, I remember ...,’” says Hines. Here are directions for making the Holter Museum of Art’s Family Story Triptych: Supplies:Three pieces of Davey Board (also called Binder’s Board) Natural muslin, or any cotton or linen fabric Family photos or other two-dimen sional mementoes Scrapbook or other heavy, pat terned paper Embellishments (ribbons, but tons, glitter, sequins, lace, etc.) Glue, such as Elmer’s or Tacky Glue Assembly:1. For each triptych, cut the Davey Board into three pieces. Start by cutting two pieces 9-by-7 inches and then cut one of them in half ver tically to make two smaller pieces, 4-by-7 inches each. The larger piece will form the back of the trip tych. The two smaller pieces will create the two front sides that open and close. 2. Cut fabric one inch larger than the board on all sides. For the fea tured measurements, that’s one piece of fabric measuring 21-by-17 inches. 3. Center the three boards over the fabric, with the largest board in the center and leaving inch of space between each board, and fold the fabric over. Cut the corners on the diagonal but not too close to the boards to get pointed corners. Glue the fabric to the boards. 4. Now, you should have a work ing triptych that opens and closes. Cover the inside cardboard with scrapbook paper and embellish it with photographs, artwork and little mementos. Remember to keep items on the inside two-dimensional so you can close your triptych, if desired. LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 3DSUMMER: Camping can be perfect solution to long, boring days. Continued From Page 1Dfor their summer program on May 16 at 8 a.m. The cost for the camp is $225 and limited to about 140 girls, ages 6 to 13 years old. It runs from June 11 to Aug. 10. The camp will take girls on field trips to theme parks, the bowling ally, skating rink, library and pool. They will also hear guest speakers, make crafts and play sports. Call 719-5840 for information. County Rec offers campThe Columbia County Recreation Department is offering a summer camp at Richardson Community Center that will take chil-dren to area attractions and help them retain math and reading skills. Mini camps include basketball, volley-ball and Zumba. The camp runs June 11 to Aug. 3 for children ages 7 to 14, as of Sept. 1. Cost is $225 per child, and a $10 off coupon is available at www.lake-cityreporter.com. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is currently open and limited to 60 chil-dren. For more information call 754-7095. City community center hosts campLake City’s Southside Community Center will host 60 campers from June 11 to Aug. 10. The camp costs $225 and is open to children ages 6 to 13. Campers will make crafts, play games and go on field trips to local attractions like theme parks and the bowling alley. Registration starts Monday, May 7 at the community center, 696 SW St. Margaret Street, which is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free SAT campThe Florida Education Fund is offer-ing a Free SAT and College Preparation Summer Camp through the North Florida Center of Excellence. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, June 11 to 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m at Columbia High School. Students may earn credit as an elective. They will work with certified teachers to sharpen skills in mathematics, critical reading, writing, and learn test taking strategies that will enhance scores on the SAT test and other tests, such as the FCAT and ACT. Students will also attend workshops that will provide pre-college and career guidance. Applications are avail able at Columbia Highs School, Lake City Middle School, and Richardson Middle School. The camp is open to upcom ing advanced 8th grad ers and to all upcoming 9th to 12th graders. The application deadline is May 15. For more information please con tact Gloria McIntosh at Columbia High School at 755-8080 ext. 293 or mcintosh_g@firn.edu. Free summer day campsPartners throughout Columbia County have collaborated to ensure children are exposed to reading, math, art and cultural activi ties, health and fitness, field trips and college readiness programs. The free day camp will be offered in two ses sions June 11July 6 and July 16 August 10. The slots are first come first serve and limited to 50 elementary and middle school students and 20 high school students in each session. Lunch is provided. Registration will be held on May 12 at Annie Mattox Park from 9 a.m. noon and at the Columbia County Public Library from 2 3 p.m.FILEAbove : Richard Cordner (from left), Brittany Hobby and Jake Stephens play a round of dodge ball on a racquetball court at Southside Recreation Center. At left : Antonio Williams demon strates the traditional technique of how to set a dinner table. Pictured behind Williams are Arsenio Perry (from left), Jalen Wyche, Cornelius Montgomery, Christopher Johnson, Josiah Carr and Kevin Rodriquez. FILE ASSOCIATED PRESSAbove : A memory-keeping triptych showing a photo, quotes and memorabilia from a grandmother’s button jar seen in Arvada, Colo., in this May 1. At right : Whitney Phippen reinvents the silhouette as a keepsake pendant as seen here in Fo rt Collins, Colo., inIn this undated image released by Lucky Me Bead s. 3 ideas for quick, keepsake gifts for Mother’s Day treasures ASSOCIATED PRESS Silver dollar plant can pay off in beautyBY LEE REICHAssociated PressWhoever said that money doesn’t grow on trees was right. It grows on a small, bushy plant. Just one type of currency, though: silver dollars (Lunaria annua). You have a couple of options for planning your investment. For quickest returns, sow seed indoors in a seedling flat filled with moist potting soil. Kept at about 70 degrees Fahrenheit, the seeds ger-minate within two to three weeks. Plant the seedlings outdoors at the same time you plant out tomatoes, then harvest your first dol-lars later this summer. If you plant very soon, you may still be able to get a return on your investment this year. Despite the “annua” in the botanical name, howev-er, silver dollar plant often behaves more like a bien-nial than an annual, grow-ing only leaves the first year then expiring the next year after making flowers and dollars. The second, more relaxed way to grow silver dollar plant is as a biennial. Sow the seeds outdoors some-time in early summer — timing is not critical — to rake in your dollars early next summer. Whichever method you choose, give silver dollars a site with well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Avoid a rich soil, though, or plants put their energy into mak-ing leaves at the expense of flowers and dollars. MORE THAN JUST SILVER DOLLARS The flowers that fore shadow the silver dollars are pretty, but not enough to warrant giving the plant a prominent spot in your flower bed. A better loca-tion is in a separate cut ting garden, a wild area, or nestled — and somewhat lost — among other kinds of flowers. 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DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my hus-band, “Stu,” for 27 years. His brother’s family con-tinues to send invitations addressed only to Stu. When they call to invite us to anything and I answer, they ask to speak to him. He has asked them not to do that. When RSVPing to the latest invitation to our niece’s graduation party -addressed only to my hus-band -I said that he would attend as he was the only one invited. I also asked if I had done something to offend anyone. I was told, “No, of course not,” and they were “sorry if there was a misunderstanding,” because the invite was for the whole family. When we see each other, they are polite. I feel that pushing the point or not attending would reflect badly on me. What do you suggest? I am hurt by years of this treatment, and Stu is just as offended. -HAD ENOUGH IN NEW HAMPSHIRE DEAR HAD ENOUGH: Either your brother-in-law and his family never learned how to properly address an invitation (i.e., “Mr. and Mrs.” or “and family”), or on some emo-tional level you were never accepted as a full-fledged family member. As I see it, you have two choices: Continue to attend these events as you have for the past 27 years, or both of you decline and tell them exactly why. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My 17year-old daughter, “Corey,” is in a two-year relation-ship with “Greg,” who’s 19 and in the Naval Academy at Annapolis. They have exchanged promise rings and agreed to make this long-distance relationship work. She went to visit him for Thanksgiving and he came home for Christmas. He also returned for spring break. He takes advantage of every oppor-tunity to see Corey. We live in California and Corey is a junior in high school. Prom is almost here, and Greg has told her he doesn’t want her to miss out on anything. I feel she should not go with anyone else -that it’s a sacrifice you make when you have a boyfriend. Well, she accepted an invitation from a guy “friend” and Greg said he was fine with it. I sent Greg a text mes-sage, and he repeated that sentiment. I believe Greg was thinking she wouldn’t actu-ally go to the prom and he was just trying to be nice, hoping she’d make the better decision. I am stressed that this may ruin her relationship and she’ll be devastated. Is it OK for her to go to the prom with a friend, even if she has a boyfriend? -ONLY WANTS THE BEST FOR HER DEAR ONLY: If your daughter cleared it with her boyfriend and he said he’s fine with it, then it’s all right for her to go to the prom. I’m more concerned that you took it upon yourself to text your daughter’s boyfriend to “double-check.” Greg appears to be a mature, confident and stable young man. If you’ll let the rela-tionship continue to evolve naturally, the romance might actually pan out. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take a practical look at your current work situa-tion and you will find a way to rectify any problem you have with the way things are going. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Use your intuition to help you decipher what changes will help improve your relationships with others. You can pick up valuable information if you sign up for a course, attend a conference or research a topic of interest. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take care of personal paperwork and avoid over-indulgence. You have to set a pace you can live with and avoid taking on responsibili-ties that will put a damper on the activities or projects you want to pursue. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Have fun, or at least join in and participate in a function that will help you explore new interests or allow you to put your skills to good use. You will expand your circle of friends and enhance your relationship with someone special. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Curb your bad habits before you get into trouble. Not everyone will appreciate your fun-loving attitude. Take note of the people in your life who love you and who want the best for you. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A day trip or a visit with a friend or relative you don’t see very often will spark an idea or plan that can sprout into something lucrative or stress-reducing. Invite someone who shares your interest to participate as an equal partner. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t make an impulsive move you cannot afford. Sticking to a budget will be the deciding factor when it comes to your success. Too much of anything will not pay off in the end. Put qual-ity before quantity. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An opportunity to share ideas with someone you think can contribute to your plan will pay off. A project that improves the environ-ment you live in will help kick-start your creativity. You will be able to stabilize your financial situation. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll be anx-ious to get things done, but before you start, make sure you aren’t underes-timating what’s required. Overconfidence in your own abilities or someone else’s may hinder the outcome of your venture. Love is high-lighted. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Reassess your strategy and you will come up with a plan that will help you get ahead professionally or personally. Your reputa-tion will be enhanced if you offer suggestions based on past experience that lead to financial gains. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A little goes a long way. Focus on love, entertain-ment and self-improvement, and you will bring about changes that will enhance your reputation. You don’t have to spend a lot if you do what’s required rather than paying for help. ++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Resurrect an idea and find a way to make it finan-cially feasible. 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6D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 6D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 6DLIFE john.burns.cnj5@statefarm.comJohn Burns, III Agent Mary H. Summerall Financial Services Rep. 234 SW Main Blvd. 752-5866 John A. Kasak CLU CPCU State Farm Agent Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 396-752-7521 BY NIGEL DUARAAssociated PressYACOLT, Wash. When Princess Natalie was still a kitten, before she was prison royalty, she was left in a cage with another cat for months. They were fed, given water and not much else. Natalie became afraid of people and other cats. When she was adopted, she hissed at her owners, made a mess in their home and bit them at every opportunity. They gave up and handed her over to a shelter. Natalie was scheduled to be put down. But then a program at a minimum-security prison in Washington state presented another option: Hand her over to a pair of inmates. The six-year-old, longhaired black cat would live in their cell, get outside time daily and learn manners. For Joey Contreras, 28, Natalies arrival in March was his ticket out of a 40-man dorm and into a two-person cell with a door. Contreras and his cellmate, after passing the screening process, are two of the four inmates in the Cuddly Catz program at Larch Correctional Facility in Yacolt. Nobody was wanting to adopt her, Contreras said. We got her and its been awesome ever since. It wasnt awesome at the outset. She came as advertised, Contreras said moody, dysfunctional and prone to violence. But the changes in his newest cellmate are evident. She can now be petted, brushed and even held for a few minutes. She still growls but rarely hisses. She has a scratching post and perch that takes up a healthy chunk of the 12 footby-10 foot cell. Contreras and his cellmate care for her in shifts. The programs other cat, a half-Persian mix named Clementine, is in the care of Richard Amaro, who said the experience has been about more than escaping dorm life. You get close to them, Amaro said. The prison hopes to add four more cats. Inmates accepted in the program have to exhibit good behavior infractions can mean being sent back to the general population. Prison counselor Monique Camacho said the experience helps reinforce the concept of teamwork for inmates who are used to looking out for only themselves. In prison, they tend to think about No. 1, Camacho said. Now they have to look out, care for and have responsibility for something else.ASSOCIATED PRESSThis frame grab from video shows inmate Richard Amaro with his cat Clementine at Larch Correctional Facility Friday, April 20, in Yacolt, Wash. The Cuddly Catz program at the Larch Correctional Facility, a minimum-security prison is several months old, but inmates say theyve already noticed a difference in the cats and themselves. The program began in cooperation with a local animal shelter. It has grown to include two cats and four inmates, and the prison plans to add four more cats. ASSOCIATED PRESSInmates Joseph Walter, left, and Joseph Contreras watch Princess Natalie in a 12-by-10-foot cell, which resembles a dormitory room, at Larch Correctional Facility Friday, April 20, 2012, in Yacolt, Wash. The Cuddly Catz program at the Larch Correctional Facility, a minimum-security prison is several months old, but inmates say theyve already noticed a difference in the cats and themselves. The program began in cooperation with a local animal shelter. It has grown to include two cats and four inmates, and the prison plans to add four more cats. Bunking with cats Inmates learn value of teamwork along with broccoli, radish and alyssum. Usually, the flowers are pink or purple, except for one variety with white flowers. For a little more pizazz, there is a variety, Variegata, with white margins on its leaves. Silver dollar plant, along with other members of the Mustard Family, ripens its seeds within a dry fruit called a silique. As the silique ripens, the two outside halves dry, then fall away to leave the ripened seeds still on the plant and suspended within a translucent and silvery round septum, about the size of a silver dollar. For dried flower arrangements, cut stems just as the outsides of the pods are beginning to yellow, then hang them upside down in an airy location. Once the outsides dry, rub them off with your fingers without damaging the delicate membrane between them. AN INVESTMENT IN HONESTY You might say the silvery orbs that remain also resemble the moon, leading to another common name for the plant, moonwort, as well as the botanical name Lunaria. And money and honesty go hand in hand, right? Perhaps thats how silver dollar plant also came to be called honesty. Some people say it got that name because you can actually see the seeds within the ripened fruits. Your initial investment in silver dollar plant can be made with seeds from a seed packet, or with seeds snatched from a dried arrangement. You will get compound interest on your initial investment because silver dollar plant self-sows. Too readily in some situations, so put your investment where you can keep a close eye on it, or where other equally exuberant plants can help check its spread.PLANT: Silver dollarContinued From Page 3D You will get compound inter est on your initial investment because silver dollar plant self-sows.