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: 05-08-2012
Frequency: daily (monday through friday)[<1969>-]
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 6B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE ‘Avengers’ earns $200 million. COMING WEDNESDAY Local news roundup. 87 65 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSP APER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Vol. 138, No. 74 LCPDofficer loses licenseSuspended for 3 months in wake of Sept. 6 crash. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comLake City Police Department officer David Broom had his driver’s license suspended for three months Friday after he was convicted of failure to use due care (speed too fast for conditions) and a seat belt violation in connection with a traffic crash last year. Broom and local businesswoman Ruby Earline Parker suffered serious injuries when their vehicles collided at the intersection of Sisters Welcome Road and U.S. Highway 90 on Sept. 6. The 87-year-old Parker remained hospital-ized or in a rehabilitation center until her death five months later. Broom was fined $114 for the seat belt violation charge and fined $164 for the failure to use due care charge. The court also ruled the infraction resulted in seri-ous bodily injury to another person and the additional civil penalty mandated by state statutes of $500 will be imposed for each violation. Broom has six months to pay the fees. The case was heard LCPD continued on 3A Forestersbusy with2 areawildfiresFrom staff reportsSuwannee Forestry Center of the Florida Forestry Service is current-ly fighting two area wild-fires, according to spokes-man Kurt Wisner. One fire is in Columbia County, east of Lake City and south of U.S. 90, between two correctional institutions. “At present it does not appear to be too large, but precise location and terrain will determine how quickly we can put a line around it,” Wisner said in a press release Monday. “Smoke is not currently an issue, but could become an issue. Caution is recommended with regard to potential smoke and fire response vehicles in the area.” In Hamilton County a larger fire is burning north of CR 6 near N.E. 36th, Wisner said. “FFS is responding with tractors from Lake City, Live Oak, and Madison,” he said. “One FFS fixed-wing aircraft and one USFS helicopter are conducting reconnaissance.” Wisner added that “residents should be aware of fire response equipment and possible smoke issues on roads in the areas of these fires.” Chilly reception for polling-place planBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comCity council members unanimously opposed a proposal from the Supervisor of Elections that would make the Supervisor of Elections’ office the sole polling location for Lake City in 2012. Councilman George Ward called the proposal “ridiculous.” “I think we will have an extremely low voter turnout,” he said. Frank Singletary from the Supervisor of Elections office presented the plan to council on Monday night. Singletary said the plan was “not concrete.” “We ask now for anyone in the community, if they have any input or suggestions or questions, please put it in writing. Please submit it to the Supervisor of Elections office by Wednesday, May 9. We will take all sugges-tions in writing, we will then respond in writ-ing,” Singletary said. Council members Melinda Moses, George Ward and George Jefferson questioned Singletary about the proposed precinct map, however Singletary was reluctant to discuss the specifics of the proposal. Proposal would reduce the number of places to cast a ballot in Lake City to one.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterDeep in thoughtSummers Elementary School students Garrison Land (left) and Gyro Delos Trinos ponder a math problem during th e 2012 Columbia County Math Bee Monday at the Columbia County School Board Administrativ e Complex Auditorium. Eastside Elementary School won fir st place in the competition, beating out nine out schools. Forty fourth-graders participated in th e event. Story, Page 3A. LEFT: Jamie Davis performs Friday night at the Suwannee River Jam at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. Economicimpact ofJam put at $3M-plus By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comLast weekend’s Suwannee River Jam attracted more than 25,000 concert-goers, who had at least a $3 million economic impact on the area, officials said. The Jam’s atmosphere, artist lineup and new features brought 30 percent more peo-ple than last year, said Teena Peavey, market-ing and sponsorship director for the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. The Jam, in its 21st year, ran May 2 to May 5 and attracted dozens of artists and bands, includ-ing country music stars Josh Turner, Randy Travis and Trace Adkins. More college students attended this year as younger artists and advertisements were targeted toward regional universities, she said. Between hotel stays, meals at restaurants, and trips to stores and gas stations, the local economic impact was between $3 to $4 George Peavey/ Special to the ReporterJAM continued on 3A PROPOSAL continued on 3A


CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Wildlife officers tranquilize bear ORLANDO Wildlife officers were called to tranquilize a young male bear in an Orlando neigh borhood. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist David Turner said its usually best to wait for bears to leave backyards on their own. But with so many resi dents around Sunday in Orlandos Parramore neighborhood, wildlife officers thought it was best to tranquilize the bear and take it to the Ocala National Forest. Biologists estimated that the American black bear was two to three years old and weighed about 250 pounds. Courts:Homestead exemption heard TALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court is considering whether outof-state residents can get homestead property tax exemptions if they have dependents permanently living in their Florida homes. The justices heard argu ment Monday in a case involving a couple from Honduras who were in Florida on investment visas, but it could affect any out-of-state hom eowner. The Miami-Dade County Value Adjustment Board granted David and Ana Andonie a homestead exemption on their $1 mil lion Key Biscayne home in 2006 because their U.S.born children were perma nent residents of Florida. Country singer briefly handcuffed VERO BEACH Country singer Jake Owen was briefly handcuffed outside a central Florida restaurant. Indian River County Sheriffs Office spokesman Jeff Luther said a deputy on patrol saw Owen danc ing in a mask outside a Vero Beach restaurant Saturday night. Luther said Owen was not arrested after people in the restaurant explained that Owen had been jok ing. Woman hit by car, driver arrested TAMPA Authorities said one of two drivers accused of fatally hitting a pedestrian has turned himself in. Javier Fernandez, 27, was arrested early Monday. Hes charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and driv ing without a valid drivers license. Cynthia Myhal was walking along a Tampa street Saturday night when she was hit by Fernandez. The force of the crash sent Myhal into the path of a black Nissan Maxima. Both vehicles left the scene. Anyone with informa tion is encouraged to call the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office. Gainesville man dies after fight GAINESVILLE A 63-year-old Gainesville man has died after suffer ing a broken neck during what police describe as an altercation with a house mate. Police said Pearlie Mack Alexander died Sunday after his family took him off life support. Alexander and his room mate Jeffery Jerome Gore, 36, got into an altercation on May 1. Gainesville police spokeswoman Tscharna Senn said Gore apparently knocked Alexander to the ground. He was uncon scious when he was taken to the hospital. University names interim president DAYTONA BEACH A retired New York college president will help Bethune-Cookman University transition to a new leader. The board of trustees on Friday approved Edison Jackson as interim presi dent. Jackson will start May 14, following the retirement of Trudie Kibbe Reed. Associated Press Avengers smashes record: $200.3M debut LOS ANGELES H ulk, smash. Thats what Captain America tells the Incredible Hulk to do in The Avengers, and thats what the Marvel Comics super hero mash-up did at the box office, smashing the domestic revenue record with a $200.3 million debut. Its by far the biggest opening ever, shooting past the previous record of $169.2 million for the debut of last years Harry Potter finale. The Avengers added $151.5 mil lion overseas over the weekend to bring its total to $441.5 million since it began opening internationally a week earlier. That raised the films worldwide haul to $641.8 million in barely a week and a half, more than its Marvel superhero forerunners Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America took in during their entire runs. If distributor Disneys domestic estimate Sunday holds when the final weekend count is released Monday, The Avengers would be the first movie ever to haul in $200 million in a single weekend. While the number could dip below $200 million come Monday, Disney spent the weekend revising its fore casts upward as business kept grow ing. There arent even words, to be honest. Im running low on double takes. Every time we looked at a number, it just got bigger than what we could have hoped for in the bestcase assumption, said Dave Hollis, Disneys head of distribution. With this film, this weekend, anything is possible. Madonna: Beastie Boys Yauch was one of a kind NEW YORK Madonna said Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rap per who died Friday, was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical his tory. The singer said the seminal hip-hop group was integral to the musical revo lution that was hap pening at the time. Yauchs representatives confirmed that the rapper, also known as MCA, died Friday morning in New York after a nearly three-year battle with cancer. Police found no evidence Lohan hit club manager LOS ANGELES Lindsay Lohan wont face prosecution over a night club managers claims that the actress struck him with her sports car due to lack of evidence and doubts about his credibility, prosecu tors decided Friday. Police had asked the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office to review whether Lohan should be charged with leaving the scene of an acci dent, but the office determined there was insufficient evidence to pursue a case. Police interviewed the manager, reviewed surveillance footage and looked at Lohans Porsche and found no evi dence that an accident had occurred. ABC, Univision joins for English news network NEW YORK ABC News and Univision on Monday announced a joint venture to create an Englishlanguage news network aimed at Latinos that will offer online content this summer and be on television next year. The venture does not have a name yet. Associated Press Sunday: 13-30-33-34-35 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 Page Editor: Jason M. Walker, 754-0430 Monday: Afternoon: 7-8-3-4 Evening: N/A Monday: Afternoon: 1-4-6 Evening: N/A Saturday: 2-13-20-26-45-53 x5 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. 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Rock musician Alex Van Halen is 59. Actor David Keith is 58. Actor Stephen Furst is 58. Singer Enrique Iglesias is 37. Actor Matt Davis is 34. Actress Julia Whelan is 28. What you see is news, what you know is background, what you feel is opinion. Lester Markel American editor (1894-1977) Daily Scripture Rejoice always, pray continu ally, give thanks in all circum stances; for this is Gods will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Yauch Lohan ASSOCIATED PRESS Chris Hemsworth (left) portrays Thor and Chris Evans portrays Captain America in a scene from The Avengers, which was released on May 4. ASSOCIATED PRESS Riding the waves on a jetski A boater heads into Haulover Inlet on his personal watercraft, Sunday near Bal Harbour.


By LAURA HAMPSON lhampson@lakecityreporter.com With pencils flying across notebook paper, the coun tys top fourth grade math students raced to calculate miles per gallon, convert gallons into cups and figure cellphone overage fees. Nine county elementa ry schools and Epiphany Catholic School competed Monday night during the annual Columbia County Math Bee. Teams of three students and one alterna tive worked feverishly to solve problems without a calculator as the questions were read aloud. Some teams hit their buzzer and had an answer before or seconds after the moderator finished reading the ques tions. Eastside Elementary Schools team took first place and was one of the teams to quickly find the correct answer. The team of Emily Lamoreaux, Ryan Stubbs, Andrew Dicks and Marvin Farmer answered 30 questions correctly in two, eight-minute rounds. The fourth graders said they have always been good math students, but the com petition had them nervous. Emily said finding the mean of four large numbers was probably the hardest prob lem they were given, but she thought positively to stay focused. Andrew said multiplication is his favorite kind of math problem, while Marvin and Ryan said alge bra problems were their favorite to solve. The team has prac ticed twice a week since September for the Bee, said coach Andrea Cox. We are so proud. Theyve worked so hard. The students even worked on problems at home, she said. They just made Eastside proud, said coach Brooke Bedenbaugh. Organized by the Columbia County Math Council and sponsored by the Parks Johnson Agency, the Bee featured questions about converting units of measure, finding perim eter, multiplying with decimals, and finding the simplest form of a frac tions. Competing is a honor in itself because the teams are made up of each schools top four math students, said Dr. Daniel Westra, modera tor and Columbia High School math teacher. Westra said many adults couldnt solve the same problems without a cal culator. This was a very good competition, he said. We had some terrific teams. Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-0428 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 3A 3A 1001306 As life changes, so do your needs. Let State Farm Bank help with a mortgage that ts your life and your budget. Let us help you make the right move. Bank with a Good Neighbor CALL ME TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION. Shopping for a mortgage? State Farm Bank, F.S.B., Bloomington, IL We have a great selection. Some products and services not available in all areas. John Kasak, Agent State Farm Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 NMLS # 382656 4 DAYS ONLY MAY 8-11 4 DAYS ONLY Friday with Third Circuit Judge David Fina presiding as acting county judge after County Judge Tom Coleman and Circuit Judge Julian Collins recused themselves. Broom appeared with his attorney Jeff Seigmeister for the hearing, which was a non-jury trial. Broom entered a plea of not guilty to both citations but was adjudicated guilty. Seigmeister asked that adjudication of guiltbe withheld, but the motion was denied by Fina. With Fina denying the motion, the points will be assessed against Brooms driving record. The two offenses Broom was charged with were civil infractions punishable by either a fine or loss of driving privileges. According to a Florida Highway Patrol traffic crash report, Broom was cited for speed too fast for conditions and not wearing a seat belt. FHP reports said Parker was travel ing west on U.S. 90 in a 2006 Cadillac at an estimated speed of 16 mph when she turned left onto Sisters Welcome Road and into the path of Broom, approaching from the east in his LCPD cruiser. Reports said Broom was traveling at an estimated speed of 76 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone when the crash occurred. Officials saidhe was not on a police call at the time. Parkers vehicle struck Brooms 2008 Ford Crown Victoria nearly head-on. Both cars spun after the impact with Parkers vehicle coming to rest in the right lane of U.S. 90. Brooms cruiser traveled onto the south shoulder of U.S. 90 where its left side struck the traffic signal support pole and dislodged a fire hydrant. Broom has been on workmans com pensation leave from the Lake City Police Department while he recovered from inju ries suffered in the crash. Police chief Argatha Gilmore said Monday that an internal affairs investigation has been opened in the case. LCPD: Officer loses license for 3 mos. Continued From Page 1A million, said Harvey Campbell, executive director of the Columbia County Tourist Development Council. They had a great crowd, probably the biggest Ive ever seen, he said. The silent auction for band programs in Columbia, Suwannee and Hamilton coun ties raised more than the $10,000 goal, Peavey said. Local businesses donated most items, she said. A meet and greet ses sion with Randy Travis and a guitar signed by him was auctioned for $2,000, she said. People are already buying tickets for next years Jam, which will be May 1-4, Peavey said. People are making it an annual vacation. We want to thank all of our sponsors and partners for taking part in this years Jam and we look forward to 2013, she said. JAM: Economic impact $3-4 million Continued From Page 1A Deadline passes for qualifying by petition By LAURA HAMPSON lhampson@lakecityreporter.com Twenty-nine Columbia County candi dates met Mondays deadline to file by petition for the 2012 general election. Candidates seeking countywide seats were required to collect 400 certified sig natures by Tuesday at noon, said Frank Singletary, Columbia County Supervisor of Elections candidate coordinator. District and commission candidates were required to collect 80 signatures, he said. Candidates have until June 8 to instead qualify by paying a fee, which is 4 percent of the salary for the position the candidate is seeking, he said. The candidates only have a small amount of paperwork left to do during qualifying week June 4 in order to appear on the ballot for the Aug. 14 primary, Singletary said. Incumbent P. Dewitt Cason, clerk of court, is running unopposed as are J. Doyle Crews, property appraiser; Elizabeth Liz P. Horne, supervisor of elections; Ronnie Brannon, tax collector; and William Keith Hudson, district four school board member. Sheriff Mark Hunter is running for reelection against Rudolph Davis Sr. and Carl Hodson. Incumbent Ronald W. Williams, Oni T. Allen, Randal Thomas and Clarence Tucker Jr. are running for county commis sion district one. William Dwayne Aldridge, Joseph Dupree Jr., Michael J. Gordon, Dennis Morse and Sylvester Bucky T. Nash are running for the district three county com mission seat. Incumbent Scarlet P. Frisina, Michael Preston Christie, Jason Paul Futch, Tim Murphy and Matthew A. Vann are running for county commission district 5. Kenneth L. Burt Sr., Terry L. Huddleston, Glenn J. Hunter and Grady D. Sam Markham are running for superintendent of schools. Dana Brady, Cedric L. Davis and Debra Robarts are running for school board dis trict two. Moses asked Singletary what the rea soning was behind the decision. I am only suggesting that you put it in writing and respond as an office and state the reasons and so forth, Singletary said. Singletary said the elections office was still waiting for input on the proposal from the county commission. I just dont understand the rationale, Councilman Eugene Jefferson said. Lake City resident Glenel Bowden spoke before the council to express concern about the elimination of polling locations in the city. I think thats an unfair burden being placed on voters within the city, Bowden said. I drove it out today. Its 1.4 miles from where I live to Richardson (polling precinct) now to vote, if I drove the short est the route. If I drove to the Supervisor of Elections Office, thats 3.2 miles from where I live. Ward called for discussion of the pro posal at the end of the meeting. Ward made a motion for City Manager Wendell Johnson to draft a letter opposing the proposal on behalf of the council. The motion passed unanimously. The council also approved two resolu tions to support the drilling of 400 feet of gas line on the west side of the city. The new gas line will provide a backup line to enable uninterrupted service to the west ern part of the city in case the original line is ruptured or damaged. PROPOSAL: Would reduce polling places in city to 1 Continued From Page 1A From staff reports A Georgia man, armed with a pocket knife, was arrested Sunday night and faces robbery charges after he allegedly stole items from a gas station after lock ing himself and others in the store. Ashley Quillian Wilson, 40, 2986 Gum Springs Church Road, Jefferson, Ga., was charged with robbery and petit theft in connection with the incident. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $51,000 bond. According to Columbia County Sheriffs Office reports, around 9:10 p.m. Sunday deputies were dispatched to Sunoco, 3816 W. U.S. Highway 90 to investigate a report of a robbery. Authorities said Wilson entered the Sunoco and locked the front door of the store, then pulled a pocket knife and began to stab several food items and a cooler inside the store. The witnesses stated that the suspect appeared to be under the influence of alco hol and/or drugs, Seifert said in a prepared statement. The suspect was speaking inco herently. Wilson reportedly retrieved two drinks from the stores cooler and exited the store. The stores clerk called 9-1-1 to report the robbery and authorities issued a Be On the Look Out alert for the suspect. Lake City Police Department officers found Wilson at a Shell station on U.S. Highway 90 west. Wilson attempted to flee on foot from the police officer and the police officer used a Taser to subdue Wilson. Wilson was then taken into custody. Robbery suspect was incoherent, say authorities Math Bee brings out students best


ONE OPINION What ‘secret plans’? This is in response to Glynell Presley’s letter about the “secret plans” of the Republican Party to unseat President Barack Obama, What secret? They have made no bones about wanting to bring Obama down, and a lot of people hope and pray they succeed. In addition, it has absolutely nothing to do with race, although you would have people think it does. You, and others like you, try to make every opposing viewpoint or tragic incident about race if you possibly can. You somehow think it elevates your cause, but the only thing it elevates is the likelihood of a race war in the near future instigated by race baiting rabblerousers. What has skin color got to do with incompetence? Obama has failed everyone, including you. If he ever had an original thought, I haven’t seen it. He has not accomplished anything except a health care law, which is probably going to be ruled unconstitutional, and killing Usama Bin Laden by delegating our fearless Navy Seals to do the job for him. Commendable, but hardly courageous. In 2010, the voters of this country elected a group of Congressmen to do exactly what you say the Republicans are now doing. They were elected for the sole purpose of stopping Obama from doing any more harm to our country. They have been fairly success-ful, but as a result, the func-tioning of our government has almost ground to a halt, as you so aptly pointed out. The “Hell, nos” have come from both sides and will continue so long as the present administration is in power, but race plays no part in the political climate of today except when folks like you try to make it so. Quit whining, Mr. Presley. I’ve watched you do it for many years, and frankly, I’m sick of it. America is not being destroyed by the Republicans. It’s being destroyed by those people of ALL RACES who have no inten-tion of working for a living, but reproduce like deranged rab-bits, while expecting those who do work for a living to support them and their progeny for the rest of their natural lives.Marian LewisLake CityNo new commissioners After reading your article concerning the three scheduled meetings for public opinion, I wanted to encourage as many people as possible to attend. The first of these meetings is on May 10 at 6 p.m. Judging from what I have seen so far, most of these so called amendments range anywhere from ridiculous to absurd. Why would anyone think that we should elect two more county commissioners than we already have on the payroll? We already have commissioners for each district. There is no logical way that two people can repre-sent the same district and we certainly do not need two com-missioners who think they hold the most power because they are elected county-wide. The object should be to decrease county spending, not increase it by adding needless new com-missioners. What is this business about removing someone’s right to appeal? That’s a sure-fire way to open the door to more lawsuits. Who ever heard of such a thing? Who came up with these ideas? As I understand it, the county administrator already answers to and serves at the will of the board of county commissioners. It is already possible to remove him if necessary. We cannot have five commissioners trying to run the everyday affairs of the county. It won’t work. Who is going to appoint this so called citizens’ redistricting committee and what power will they have? These are all things that need to be addressed at this meet-ing, so please try to attend. Of course, the final say will be held at the ballot box should these ideas get that far.David A WillisLake City 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 community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, publisher Robert Bridges, editor Sue Brannon, controller Dink NeSmith, president Tom Wood, chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: news@lakecityreporter.com T he White House crowed on Friday about the unem-ployment rate dropping a 10th of a percent. At the same time, the number of people out of the labor force reached a record high. The Obama administra-tion can report all the funny numbers it wants, but the American people know in their guts that things are getting much worse. A recovering economy is supposed to create jobs, not shed them. According to gov-ernment math, 115,000 new jobs were added in April. But over the same period, 522,000 people dropped out of the labor force and were not counted as unemployed. This account-ing trick improved the official unemployment rate but left America with a record 88.4 mil-lion in the uncounted jobless category. Currently, over 35 percent of Americans are out of the labor force, and the number is increasing. The last time the employment figures looked this grim was more than 30 years ago when the nation was heading into a recession. Had the April dropouts been included in the official number, the unemploy-ment rate would have risen instead of declined. If the official jobless figure were cal-culated based on the June 2009 employment participation rate, when the recovery officially began, unemployment would be more accurately pegged at 11 percent today. The April figures reveal an accelerating and troubling trend. In March, there were about three people dropping out of the system for every new job created. Now the rate is four-and-a-half dropouts per new job. Luckily for the White House, the more people who shift from looking for a job to giving up, who transition from hope to despair, the lower the official number tracks. Q The Washington Times OPINION Tuesday, May 8, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Star Parkerparker@urbancure.org ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR R ep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., chairman of the House Budget Committee, pro-voked some angry pushback when he claimed that not only is his proposed sweep-ing revamp of the U.S. budget fiscally sound but also morally sound. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Ryan said he drew inspiration from his Catholic faith. He argued that Catholic priority for caring for the poor should focus on helping folks move out of poverty: “Don’t make people dependent on gov-ernment so they stay stuck in their station in life.” Catholics criticizing Ryan don’t see it this way. They see him cutting back on welfare pro-grams that focus on the needy. But this is not a new debate, and it’s not limited to Catholics. Those on the religious left have long been criticizing religious conservatives, claiming they’re indifferent and care only about abortion and homosexuality. It’s a critical discussion for our nation today and Ryan deserves credit for casting his proposed reforms in moral as well as economic terms. It pro-vides the opportunity to chal-lenge today’s conventional wis-dom that morality and economy are separate universes having little to do with each other. It’s not true. When you tell a poor mother that, to qualify for her check, she must demon-strate she is single, not working and has no savings, what are the chances she’ll get married, look for a job and put money in the bank? When this goes on for generations, what do you think this does to a community? It’s no accident that in 1960, according to the Pew Research Center, five years before President Lyndon Johnson signed into law his War on Poverty, 61 percent of black adults were married. By 2008, this was down to 32 percent. In 1960, 2 percent of black children had a parent that had never been married. By 2008, this was up to 41 percent. Social Security’s Board of Trustees just issued a devastat-ing annual report. It projected the system going into the red in 2035, three years earlier than predicted last year. The sys-tem’s long-term unfunded liabili-ties are $8.6 trillion, more than half the entire U.S. economy. The Social Security payments that current retirees get are from the payroll taxes that cur-rent workers pay. What is driv-ing the system into bankruptcy is the shrinking number of those working per retiree. What happened? One major factor is we’re having fewer children. Fertility rates -the average number of births per woman -have fallen dramatically. According to the United Nations, the average U.S. fertility rate from 2005 to 2010 was 40 percent lower than during 1950 to 1955. John Mueller of the Ethics and Public Policy Center argues convincingly of the major impact of legal abortion to this dramatic drop in the ratio of workers to retirees. To solve our crisis, we need to sort out symptoms from causes. The bankruptcy of our entitlement programs is the symptom. The cause is loss of individual freedom and breakdown of val-ues, personal responsibility and marriage caused by entitlement culture materialism. Paul Ryan is right to see this in moral terms. We must change, and all change begins with character and personal transformation. Q Star Parker is president of CURE, Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (www.urbancure.org) and author of three books. Move them out of poverty More phony job figures W e’ve had some unusual Cabinet secre-taries in past administrations Earl Butz and James G. Watt come to mind but never anything quite like the present bunch. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has overseen about $5 trillion in new debt. To help pay for it, he wants the rich the top 1 percent already contributes more in income taxes than does the bottom 90 percent to pay more for what he calls “the privilege of being an American.” Mr. Geithner, whose department oversees the Internal Revenue Service, should have taken his own advice: As a rich American 1 percenter, he once failed to pay his own self-employment taxes and improperly claimed his children’s camp costs as a dependent care deduction. Secretary of the Interior Kenneth L. Salazar has pulled off the near impossible: At a time when the known gas and oil reserves of the United States on public lands have soared, he has cut back on federal leasing of them to just about 2 percent of available offshore lands and 6 percent of onshore. When he was a U.S. senator, Mr. Salazar claimed that even $10-a-gallon gas would not change his mind about not voting to increase offshore drilling. There is the even stranger case of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, whose department helped oversee hundreds of millions in bad loans to green companies including Solyndra, First Solar and Solar Trust of America the Teapot Dome scandals of our times. Mr. Chu once quipped before assum-ing office that he wanted U.S. gas prices to reach European levels. Mr. Chu also once warned that California’s Central Valley agriculture might disappear because of global warming. True, it could decline, but more likely because of the administration’s decision to divert irrigation water in hopes of helping out the 3-inch San Francisco Delta smelt. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. dropped charges against the New Black Panther Party for voter intimidation. That may explain why he said nothing when the same group put out a dead-or-alive bounty poster on George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shoot-ing case. The attorney general has referred to blacks as “my people,” and he has character-ized congressional oversight of his office’s failure to rein in the Fast and Furious gun-running scandal as racially motivated attacks on himself. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis just tried and failed to draft a proposal prohibiting children under 18 from working “in the storing, marketing and transporting of farm product raw materials,” even on fam-ily farms. She also wanted to turn over some farm training programs run by the Future Farmers of America and the 4-H to the government. Most Americans raised on a farm think the times spent doing chores with their parents, sib-lings and neighbors were the most important and rewarding years of their lives. The common theme with these Cabinet secretaries is loud, uninformed rhetoric; a lack of practical experience; and an expectation that there are rules for government gran-dees and quite different ones for the rest of us.Cabinet gone wild Q Scripps Howard News Service Q The Washington Times


Kathy Kay Bishop Kathy K. Bishop, 64; of Lake City, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Bradford Care Center in Starke after an extended illness. She was born in Pasadena, Calf. Living most of her life in Lake Butler until moving to lake City in 2008. She was a home maker. She was preceded in death by her father Harry Kot sos. She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, Lake Butler Ward. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years.; Daniel Bishop. Her Mother; Eleanor Kotsos of Banning Calf. 3 Sons: James Harrell Bishop (Susan) of Alachua; William Bobie (Pam) of Raiford; and Abraham Ham Daniel (Cindy) of Tampa 1 Sis ter; Nellie McLeroy of Banning, Calf. Brother; Casey Kotsos of Banning, Calf. 9 Grandchil dren and 3 Great grandchildren Memorial Services will be held Wednesday morning in the Cha pel of Archer Funeral Home with ing. Family will receive friends at 10:30 A.M. before services. Burial will be at a later date, Under the care of ARCHER FUNERAL HOME of Lake Butler. Thomas (Tommy) Kato Thomas (Tommy) Kato, of Lake City, Florida, died on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hos pice). He has been a resident of Lake City for a number of years. Mr. Kato was a boilermaker by trade and was a member of the Boilermakers Local #199 out of Jacksonville, Florida. He had ac quired many friends in his many years as a boilermaker. He en working in the garden and had collected coins for many years. Survivors include his daughter, Tommie Kato of Lempster, New Hampshire; son, Bobby Kato of Lake City, FL; step daugh ters, Lesley King, Susan Sweet, Kathleen Morretto and Vicky Moode; step son, Samuel Reed; and 4 grandchildren also survive. Memorial services will be held today, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Gate way-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC is in charge of all arrange ments. Please send words of love and comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com. Michael Mike Masters Mr. Michael Mike Masters, 63, of Shorter, Alabama died suddenly on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at his residence. A native Lake City, Mike was the son of Leonard and Rosemary Gloria Brandeberry Masters. After at tending school in Columbia County, he went to work with his father at Leonards Frame service as head mechanic, even tually becoming the owner un til it closed in 2007, and then moved to Shorter, AL. He was an avid hunter and woods man and loved hot rod cars. Mr. Masters is survived by his wife, Rhidonna Jane Masters; his parents, Leonard and Rose mary Gloria Masters of Lake City; daughter, Danyell Chris tine Sayler of Gallatin, TN; stepdaughters, Tamara Lynne Staf ford of Shorter, AL, and Mandy Thrift (Lou) of Lake City, FL ; step-sons, Steven Brown (Man dy) and Richard Alan Stafford both of Lake City, FL; 8 grand children; brothers, Ronnie and Vernon Masters (Cindee) of Lake City, FL; numerous niec es and nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Masters will be conducted at 12:00 (noon) on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (Highway 47 South) in Lake City ating. Visitation with the family will be held at the church from 11:00 A.M. until service time. In be made to Our Redeemer Lu theran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47, Lake City, FL 32024. Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 5A 5A Marlon Ivey LTD Surety Agent Marlon Ivey Bail Bonds If you go to jail, give me a call. 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A l l h e ar i n g s w i l l b e gi n a t 6 : 00 P M an d w i l l b e h e l d a t t h e C O L U M B I A C O U N T Y S C H O O L B O A R D A D M I N I S T R A T I V E C O M P L E X 327 W e s t D u va l S t r e e t L a k e C i t y F l or i d a H e ar i n g #1 T h u r s d ay M ay 10 2 012 H e ar i n g #2 T h u r s d ay M ay 24 2012 H e ar i n g #3 T u e s d ay J u n e 5 201 2 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 e-mail arobinson@ lakecityreporter.com. May 8 Loss memorial Haven Hospice is host ing 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 butter fly to release as a symbol of letting go of their loss. For more information, please contact 752-9191. Medicare seminar There 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 teleconference The Hospice Foundation JASON MATTHEW WALKER/Lake City Reporter Fifth-graders from Eastside Elementary School pass a ball during the ball relay on Thursday held at Columbia High School. 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 pro vided. 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-oflife 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 9 BBQ fundraiser A BBQ pork brown bag CALENDAR, continued on 7A OBITUARIES Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. Not so fast


CLASS NOTES To leave an anonymous message on a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call toll-free, (866) 295-7303. To leave an anonymous call on a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947. Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to: Laura Hampson, Lake City Reporter 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 752-9400; or e-mailed to lhampson@lakecityreporter.com by 5 p.m. Thursdays. BulletinBoard NEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS May 8 National Teacher Day Westside Elementary Chorus Concert at 7 p.m. May 10 Senior Awards Night at 7 p.m. in the Columbia High School Auditorium Summers Elementary patrols and chorus members go to the Aquatic Complex from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Summers 3rd graders FCAT Celebration at Sam Vann Park from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Richardson Middle School Family Fun Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Columbia City Elementary Chorus Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Fort White High Sschool Chorus & Jazz Band On Broadway show at 7 p.m. Eastside Elementary Family Reading Night from 2:15 to 8 p.m. May 11 County elementary sci ence fair at Lake City Middle School from 8:30 a.m. to noon May 15 Cap and Gown delivery in CHS cafeteria at 9:00 a.m. Seniors may also pick up Baccalaureate tickets at this time. Underclassmen Awards at 7 p.m. at CHS Auditorium May 18 Last day for Columbia High School seniors May 24 and 25 Mandatory gradua tion practice for seniors in Columbia High School gym at 8:45 a.m. May 24 Columbia High School Baccalaureate at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Central Ministries. Seniors arrive at 5:30. May 25 Columbia High School graduation at Tiger Stadium at 7 p.m. Seniors report at 5:00 p.m. to gym. May 30 Fort White High School Baccalaureate June 1 Fort White High School graduation at 7 p.m. at the school stadium. After reading half of To Kill a Mockingbird the 8th grade class at Epiphany Catholic School attended the 8th annual To Kill a Mockingbird Courtroom re-enactment at the Columbia County Courthouse April 30. It was an opportunity for students to inter act with the current legal system as well as compare it to that of 1930s Alabama. The late Rod Bowdoin first coordinated this event for Epiphany students in 2005, and it is very exciting that the judges, lawyers and court staff continue to support and enhance our reading of To Kill a Mockingbird each year. To Kill a Mockingbird Courtroom re-enactment COURTESY PHOTO CALENDAR Lake City Reporter 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER SCHOOLS TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 Page Editor: Laura Hampson, 754-0427 6ASchool Page 234 SW Main Blvd. 752-5866 For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know Auto | Home | Business | Life 386.752.2345 vance.cox@brightway.com brightway.com 742 SE Baya Dr., Suite 102 Lake City Bring your unwanted Gold, Silver & Platinum to someone you can trust Precious metals are seeing record values. Please call me for a private and condential appointment to sell or trade your unwanted gold, silver and platinum. George R. Ward Downtown Lake City (386) 752-5470 Sonya Judkins, Lake City Middle School principal; Olivia Adams; Sean Adams, assistant principal; and Jeanette Ryder, PTO president are pictured in front of the beautiful magnolia tree the PTO presented to the school in remembrance of Glen Adams, Sean Adams father, who recently passed away and was a much loved teacher at LCMS for many years. Adams honored with magnolia COURTESY PHOTO The Students Working Against Tobacco Club at Richardson Middle School set up an art gallery in the school gym last month to show students the dangers of smokeless tobacco. Pictured are Haleigh Johnson (left) and Hanna Johnson hanging a poster. Students Shavontae Mitchell, Kedrique Knowles, Skyler Colley, Monika Doll and Brittany Packard were also involved in the project. SWAT is Floridas statewide youth organization that works to mobilize, educate and equip Florida youth to revolt against and de-glamorize Big Tobacco. Students highlight tobacco dangers COURTESY PHOTO On April 27 the students at Lake City Christian Academy hosted a pet show to raise money for North Florida Animal Rescue, which provides sanctuary and homes for abandoned ani mals, thereby reducing euthanasia. Fifty-seven students participated. Pineapple Crab, owned by Garrett Nash, took first place. Pictured are students Shannon Rowe and Delaney Dunn with their pet rabbits. Students raise money for shelter animals COURTESY PHOTO


Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 7A 7A Dr. Robert J. Harvey 752-2336 Open 6 Days A Week Mon. Sat. Evening Appointments Available 1788 S.W. Barnett WayHwy. 47 South We strive to see you today or tomorrow! Ask About CareCredit and other financing available (wac) A Special Welcoming Gift For You We Are Offering: (ADA-00110) (ADA-00330) (if needed) COUPON #008 $ 29 00 For Only The policy of our office is that the patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for payment for any service, examination, or treatment if performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, examination or treatment. Dr. Rameek McNair We are now a Cigna PPO Dental Network Savings Provider We are now a MetLife PPO Provider 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 e-mail arobinson@ lakecityreporter.com. 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 Day Esteem 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 give aways. The event will be held at Annie Mattox Park. Community youth and fami lies 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. Celebrate Mothers Day 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 tea The 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 class Jenny Jump of the Columbia County UF/IFAS Extension Office will present an informational program about food preservation 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 13 Mothers Day service The Falling Creek Missionary Baptist Church family will honor Mothers 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 15 SAT camp The 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 cer tified teachers to sharpen skills in mathematics, criti cal 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 pro vide pre-college 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 upcoming 9th-12th graders. The application deadline is May 15. For more information please contact Gloria McIntosh at Columbia High School at 755-8080 ext. 293 or mcin tosh_g@firn.edu. Square dance lessons The Dixie Dancers Square Dance Club will be holding square dance lessons for new dancers starting 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 16 Register for summer camp Girls 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. June 3 Leadership class Free Leadership Seminar June 3 at 3 p.m. at Richardson Community Center, 255 NE Coast Anders Lane. For more information call Pearlnita Mitchell 386-7520110. 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 meeting The 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 10 Pre-k registration First United Methodist 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 edu cation building. There are 2-day, 3-day and 5-day pro grams. After school care is also available. DAR meeting The 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 12 Community festival Continued From Page 5A


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From staff reports Emma Tucker of Lake City Middle School won the 800 meters at the FLYRA Middle School State Championships in Clearwater on Saturday. Tucker ran a 2:21.11. Lake City students were competing under the Sunny Runners banner, and its A 4x800 relay team was defending state champion. Bernita Brown, Samantha Ziegaus, Nicole Morse and Tucker broke the state record with a 10:08, but placed second behind a team from Oak Hall School (team name MacRollers). Nicole Morse placed third in the 1,500 meters. She ran a personal best 5:00.10. Cassie Pierron placed 16th in the 1,500 and was on the B relay team that placed ninth, along with Jillian Morse, Bridget Morse and Grace Kolovitz. Bridget Morse placed 13th in the 3,000 meters and Ashayla English was 17th in the 100. In the boys 3,000 meters, Timothy Pierce placed 11th and Shawn Ziegaus placed 17th. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, May 8, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 tkirby@lakecityreporter.com 1BSPORTS US 90 East, Lake City, FL 32025 (386) 755-9130 Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY We Print T-Shirts... 24-47 PIECES 1 COLOR PRINT $ 7 99 EACH* Customized With Your Design! NO SETUP OR ARTWORK FEES $ 6.99 each/48-71 Pieces $ 5.99 each/72-143 Pieces All Prices Include One Color Print in One Location. Sizes Small-Extra Large. Plus Sizes Available with Additional Fees Pockets and Long Sleeves Available with Additional Fees Offer good until May 31, 2012. CALL US TODAY 1-866-GO-TEEKO Fast, Friendly, Professional Service! 1-866-GO-TEEKO (1-866-468-3356) G REAT FOR: Family Reunions Church Events Businesses Sportas Teams Schools & More ASK ABOUT OUR MEET OR BEAT PRICE GUARANTEE SHANDS Lake City, Live Oak and Starke, Florida Womens Center of Florida ALL MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED INCLUDING MEDICAID & MEDICARE FREE Pregnancy Ultrasound WITH THIS AD* *Insurance Billing may occur if necessary. Some Restrictions apply. OBSTRETRICS & GYNECOLOGY PRENATAL CARE & ULTRASOUNDS STDS & HPV TESTING BIRTH CONTROL & INFERTILITY MENOPAUSE & INCONTINENCE WEIGHT LOSS & 4D ULTRASOUNDS $ 70 BOTOX & LASER HAIR REMOVAL $ 70 NO INSURANCE VISITS $ 50 CHANDLER MOHAN, MD EMAD ATTA, MD ANN MARIE FENN, CNM 386-466-1106 SERVICES: OB-GYN www.myobcare.com G. W. HUNTER, INC. 1130 US Hwy 90 W (386) 752-5890 WE NOW HAVE ETHANOL FREE PLUS GASOLINE ONLY AT INTENDED USES: BOATS & WATERCRAFTS COLLECTABLE VEHICLES OFF-ROAD VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES SMALL ENGINES New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires May 31, 2012 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP T IMELESS M EMORIES 386-466-1888 Mothers Day Celebration 50% OFF ALL Blue Luster Jewelry Necklaces Earrings Bracelets Rings Tucker wins 800 at middle school championships. COURTESY PHOTO Lake Citys Emma Tucker is all alone in winning the 800 meters. State champion COURTESY PHOTO Lake Citys Nicole Morse (right) passes two runners on the way to finishing third in the 1,500 meters. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Tigers travel to Stanton Prep today Columbia Highs baseball team travels to Stanton Prep in Jacksonville for the second round of the state playoffs. The Tigers and Blue Devils were in District 4-6A and split two games during the season. With its victory, Stanton Prep won the district championship. Game time is 7 p.m. today. Above, Columbias Levi Hollingsworth makes a put out at first base in Thursdays 1-0 win in the regional quarterfinal game at Middleburg High.


CHS FOOTBALL BBQ chicken for Purple & Gold The Columbia County Quarterback Club has a barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser in conjunction with the Purple & Gold game on Friday. Dinners are $7 for chicken, beans, potato salad, bread and drink, and will be available all day beginning at 11 a.m. and at the game. The club will deliver orders of 10 or more dinners. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. YOUTH BASEBALL Tigers travel team tryouts May 16 The Lake City Tigers 10-under baseball travel team has a tryout set for 5:30 p.m. May 16 at Southside Sports Complex. For details, call Bobby Hingson at (386) 205-0398. 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 Monday. Cost is $40. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. YOUTH SWIMMING Columbia Swim Team under way The Columbia Swim Team Dolphins is a summer recreational swim league designed to introduce competitive swimming to ages 5-18. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted. Swimmers can register throughout the summer. For details, call Michele Greene at 755-4688 or go to cstdolphins@yahoo.com 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 the club at 752-4184. ZUMBA Classes offered at Teen Town The Lake City Recreation Department offers Zumba classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Teen Town. Cost is $5 per class. For details, call Sarah Sandlin at 758-0009. SUMMER CAMP City outdoor camp sign-up The Lake City Recreation Department has a Summer Outdoor Camp for ages 6-13 from June 11 through Aug. 10. Registration is under way and is limited to the first 60 campers to sign up. Cost is $225. Trips to Wild Waters, Adventure Landing, Chuck E. Cheese’s and Wild Adventure are planned, along 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. YOUTH SOCCER CYSA registration for summer Columbia Youth Soccer Association’s 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. All games and practices are weekday evenings. The season starts the week of June 18. For details, call 288-2504 or 288-4481.Q From staff reports SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees or Texas at Baltimore 8 p.m. WGN — Atlanta at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers or Detroit at Seattle NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, doubleheader, possibilities include game 5s: Orlando at Indiana, Boston at Atlanta, Philadelphia at Chicago, or Denver at L.A. Lakers NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, New Jersey at PhiladelphiaBASKETBALLNBA playoffs FIRST ROUND Late Saturday L.A. Clippers 87, Memphis 86, L.A. Clippers leads series 2-1 Oklahoma City 103, Dallas 97, Oklahoma City wins series 4-0 San Antonio 102, Utah 90, San Antonio leads series 3-0 Sunday Philadelphia 89, Chicago 82, Philadelphia leads series 3-1 New York 89, Miami 87, Miami leads series 3-1 Boston 101, Atlanta 79, Boston leads series 3-1 L.A. Lakers 92, Denver 88, L.A. Lakers lead series 3-1. Monday San Antonio at Utah (n)Memphis at L.A. Clippers (n) Today 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. Wednesday New York at Miami, 7 p.m.Utah at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. (if necessary) L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 19 9 .679 —Tampa Bay 19 10 .655 12 Toronto 16 13 .552 3 12 New York 15 13 .536 4 Boston 11 16 .407 7 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 16 11 .593 —Detroit 14 13 .519 2 Chicago 13 16 .448 4Kansas City 9 18 .333 7 Minnesota 7 20 .259 9 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 18 10 .643 — Oakland 15 14 .517 3 12 Seattle 13 17 .433 6 Los Angeles 12 17 .414 6 12 Late Saturday Chicago White Sox 3, Detroit 2Texas 5, Cleveland 2, 11 inningsKansas City 5, N.Y. Yankees 1Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 3, 12 inningsL.A. Angels 6, Toronto 2Seattle 7, Minnesota 0 Sunday’s Games Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 1Cleveland 4, Texas 2Baltimore 9, Boston 6, 17 inningsOakland 9, Tampa Bay 5N.Y. Yankees 10, Kansas City 4L.A. Angels 4, Toronto 3Seattle 5, Minnesota 2 Monday’s Games Cleveland 8, Chicago White Sox 6, 1st game Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 2nd game (n) Texas at Baltimore (n)Boston at Kansas City (n)L.A. Angels at Minnesota (n)Detroit at Seattle (n) Today’s Games Chicago White Sox (Danks 2-4) at Cleveland (Masterson 1-2), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 5-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 3-1), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Feliz 1-1) at Baltimore (Arrieta 2-2), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Bard 2-3) at Kansas City (Duffy 2-2), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 1-2) at Minnesota (Diamond 0-0), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 4-0) at Oakland (McCarthy 2-3), 10:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 2-1) at Seattle (Millwood 0-3), 10:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Toronto at Oakland, 3:35 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.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 18 10 .643 —Atlanta 18 11 .621 12 New York 15 13 .536 3 Miami 14 14 .500 4 Philadelphia 14 15 .483 4 12 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 17 11 .607 — Cincinnati 14 13 .519 2 12 Houston 13 15 .464 4 Milwaukee 12 16 .429 5Pittsburgh 12 16 .429 5 Chicago 11 17 .393 6 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 18 10 .643 — San Francisco 14 14 .500 4 Arizona 14 15 .483 4 12 Colorado 12 15 .444 5 12 San Diego 9 20 .310 9 12 Late Saturday N.Y. Mets 4, Arizona 3San Francisco 5, Milwaukee 2Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2Houston 8, St. Louis 2Atlanta 13, Colorado 9Miami 4, San Diego 1 Sunday’s Games N.Y. Mets 3, Arizona 1Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 0St. Louis 8, Houston 1Chicago Cubs 4, L.A. Dodgers 3, 11 innings Atlanta 7, Colorado 2Miami 6, San Diego 3San Francisco 4, Milwaukee 3, 11 innings Philadelphia 9, Washington 3 Monday’s Games N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia (n)Atlanta at Chicago Cubs (n)Miami at Houston (n)Cincinnati at Milwaukee (n)St. Louis at Arizona (n)Colorado at San Diego (n)San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers (n) Today’s Games N.Y. Mets (Batista 0-1) at Philadelphia (Blanton 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Washington (E.Jackson 1-1) at Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 1-2), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Delgado 2-3) at Chicago Cubs (Dempster 0-1), 8:05 p.m. Miami (A.Sanchez 2-0) at Houston (A.Rodriguez 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Bailey 1-2) at Milwaukee (Estrada 0-1), 8:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 3-2) at Arizona (I.Kennedy 3-1), 9:40 p.m. Colorado (Undecided) at San Diego (Suppan 1-0), 10:05 p.m. San Francisco (Vogelsong 0-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 2-0), 10:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.Miami at Houston, 2:05 p.m.Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.Colorado at San Diego, 3:35 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Washington at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.St. Louis at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.College polls BASEBALL AMERICA DURHAM, N.C. — The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through May 6 and previous ranking (voting by the staff of Baseball America ): Record Pvs 1. Florida State 39-7 1 2. Baylor 38-8 2 3. Louisiana State 38-11 4 4. South Carolina 36-12 5 5. Rice 33-13 6 6. Florida 35-13 7 7. Kentucky 37-11 3 8. Cal State Fullerton 30-14 8 9. Oregon 34-14 10 10. Texas A&M 34-14 9 11. UCLA 31-13 14 12. North Carolina 34-13 16 13. N.C. State 33-12 17 14. Arizona 30-15 11 15. Purdue 35-9 13 16. UCF 37-11 15 17. Stanford 29-14 12 18. San Diego 36-11 19 19. Arizona State 29-17 20 20. Arkansas 34-15 18 21. Virginia 31-14 23 22. Louisville 33-15 22 23. Oregon State 30-15 NR 24. Texas Christian 29-16 NR 25. Mississippi State 29-18 NR COLLEGIATE BASEBALL TUCSON, Ariz. — The Collegiate Baseball poll with records through May 6, points and previous rank. Voting is done by coaches, sports writers and sports information directors: Record Pts Pvs 1. Florida St. 39-7 500 2 2. Baylor 38-8 499 1 3. South Carolina 36-12 497 4 4. Louisiana St. 38-11 496 5 5. Florida 35-13 493 8 6. Oregon 34-14 490 7 7. Kentucky 37-11 488 3 8. Rice 33-13 485 9 9. Cal St. Fullerton 30-14 482 1410. Arizona 30-15 479 611. UCLA 31-13 476 1112. Texas A&M 34-14 474 1213. Arkansas 34-15 470 1314. North Carolina 34-13 467 1615. N.C. State 33-12 466 1716. Stanford 29-14 463 1017. UCF 37-11 460 1518. San Diego 36-11 456 1919. Arizona St. 29-17 453 2820. St. John’s 31-17 449 3021. Purdue 35-9 448 1822. Oregon St. 30-15 446 — 23. Virginia 31-14-1 442 2324. Texas 27-18 440 2025. Oklahoma St. 28-18 439 2526. Louisville 33-15 437 2227. Utah Valley 35-11 434 —28. Texas Christian 29-16 433 2729. Coastal Carolina 32-14 432 2430. Mississippi St. 29-18 431 29AUTO RACINGAaron’s 499 At Talladega SuperspeedwayTalladega, Ala. Sunday (Start position in parentheses) 1. (13) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 194 laps, 120.1 rating, 47 points, $305,745. 2. (21) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 194, 106.2, 43, $263,298. 3. (10) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 194, 128.5, 43, $225,701. 4. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 194, 88.4, 41, $155,090. 5. (6) Greg Biffle, Ford, 194, 118.4, 40, $143,540. 6. (24) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 194, 82.9, 38, $146,554. 7. (32) David Ragan, Ford, 194, 85.6, 37, $137,723. 8. (11) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 194, 87.8, 0, $110,565. 9. (18) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 194, 88.4, 36, $120,765. 10. (29) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 194, 83.3, 35, $143,640. 11. (23) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 194, 71.6, 33, $133,013. 12. (4) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194, 95.3, 32, $137,716. 13. (26) David Gilliland, Ford, 194, 73.8, 31, $115,688. 14. (3) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 194, 97.4, 30, $126,613. 15. (2) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 194, 86.6, 29, $139,305. 16. (41) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 194, 56.3, 29, $125,063. 17. (17) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 194, 67.9, 28, $103,330. 18. (25) Casey Mears, Ford, 194, 73.6, 27, $106,138. 19. (9) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 194, 97.7, 26, $93,680. 20. (33) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 193, 96.6, 25, $111,602. 21. (42) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 192, 56, 23, $100,105. 22. (34) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 192, 52.7, 22, $91,380. 23. (22) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 192, 66.9, 22, $132,771. 24. (8) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 190, 88.6, 21, $140,180. 25. (20) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, accident, 184, 55.7, 20, $136,016. 26. (30) Joey Logano, Toyota, accident, 184, 62.3, 18, $96,955. 27. (39) Robert Richardson Jr., Toyota, accident, 182, 44.8, 0, $85,405. 28. (15) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, accident, 166, 53.1, 16, $114,569. 29. (28) Terry Labonte, Ford, accident, 143, 48.8, 15, $92,655. 30. (38) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, accident, 142, 68.2, 14, $85,955. 31. (7) Carl Edwards, Ford, accident, 142, 66.1, 13, $130,546. 32. (12) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, accident, 142, 67.4, 13, $114,146. 33. (1) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, accident, 142, 66.1, 11, $137,866. 34. (40) Landon Cassill, Toyota, accident, 141, 73.4, 10, $110,250. 35. (19) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, engine, 61, 76.2, 10, $130,691. 36. (14) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, engine, 42, 35.9, 8, $127,763. 37. (36) Bill Elliott, Toyota, electrical, 37, 31, 7, $83,430. 38. (43) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, engine, 32, 28.4, 6, $91,082. 39. (27) David Stremme, Toyota, transmission, 30, 32.5, 5, $79,550. 40. (31) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, engine, 15, 36, 4, $87,275. 41. (37) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, vibration, 7, 28.4, 0, $79,025. 42. (16) Josh Wise, Ford, rear gear, 5, 29.8, 2, $79,355. 43. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, vibration, 2, 26.3, 1, $78,681. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 160.192 mph. Time of Race: 3 hours, 13 minutes, 17 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.304 seconds.Caution Flags: 5 for 24 laps.Lead Changes: 34 among 17 drivers.Top 12 in Points: 1. G.Biffle, 378; 2. M.Kenseth, 371; 3. D.Earnhardt Jr., 369; 4. D.Hamlin, 351; 5. K.Harvick, 333; 6. M.Truex Jr., 332; 7. T.Stewart, 328; 8. J.Johnson, 324; 9. Ky.Busch, 308; 10. C.Bowyer, 302; 11. C.Edwards, 300; 12. B.Keselowski, 299.IndyCar schedule March 25 — Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Helio Castroneves) April 1 — Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (Will Power) April 15 — Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Will Power) April 29 — Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 (Will Power) May 27 — Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis June 3 — Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, Detroit June 9 — Firestone 550, Fort Worth, Texas June 16 — Milwaukee IndyFest, West Allis, Wis. June 23 — Iowa Corn Indy 250, Newton, Iowa July 8 — Honda Indy Toronto, Toronto, Ontario July 22 — Edmonton Indy, Edmonton, Alberta Aug. 5 — Honda Indy 200 at MidOhio, Lexington, Ohio Aug. 19 — Qingdao Indy Grand Prix, Qingdao Aug. 26 — Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sonoma, Calif. Sep. 2 — Baltimore Grand Prix, Baltimore Sep. 15 — California Indy 400, Fontana, Calif. HORSE RACING Kentucky Derby finish Saturday 1. I’ll Have Another2. Bodemeister3. Dullahan4. Went the Day Well5. Creative Cause6. Liaison7. Union Rags8. Rousing Sermon9. Hansen10. Daddy Nose Best11. Optimizer12. Alpha13. El Padrino14. Done Talking15. Sabercat16. Gemologist17. Trinniberg18. Prospective19. Take Charge Indy20. Daddy Long LegsHOCKEYNHL playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Sunday Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1, Los Angeles wins series 4-0 New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 2, New Jersey leads series 3-1 Monday Washington at N.Y. Rangers (n)Nashville at Phoenix (n) Today New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday NY Rangers at Washington, TBAPhoenix at Nashville, TBA (if necessary) 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 BRIEFS ASSOCIATED PRESSRickie Fowler watches his approach shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday. Fowler cracks PGA Tour win column in playoffAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rickie Fowler finally picked up his first PGA Tour win Sunday in what might be the start of a rivalry for years to come. Fowler brought style and substance to a sudden-death playoff at Quail Hollow and delivered a clutch shot — a wedge into 4 feet to birdie the 18th hole and win the Wells Fargo Championship over U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and D.A. Points. The 23-year-old Fowler has been talked about as the next American star since he turned pro with his flashy colors and all-orange outfit his trademark. Now he has a trophy to back up the hype, coming in his 67th start as a pro on the PGA Tour. And he beat the 23-yearold McIlroy to do it. “I’m looking forward to playing with Rory for a long time,” said Fowler, who closed with a 3-under 69. “It’s awesome. It’s a long wait, but well worth it.” Along for the ride was Points, a 35-year-old who had the tournament in his grasp until ending 40 straight holes without a bogey by making one at the worst time. He had a one-shot lead going to the 18th in regulation, hit his approach in a bunker and never came close to a par. McIlroy had a shot at winning in regulation, but-missed a 15-foot birdie putt.Insperity ChampionshipTHE WOODLANDS, Texas — Fred Funk bird-ied the final hole for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke victory over Tom Lehman in the Champions Tour’s Insperity Championship. Tied with one hole left, Funk hit his approach on No. 18 to 2 feet. Lehman missed his birdie putt, and Funk tapped in for his sev-enth victory on the 50-and-over tour first since 2010. LPGA Brazil CupRIO DE JANEIRO — Thailand’s Pornanong Phatlum won the LPGA Tour’s Brazil Cup exhi-bition event, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 67 for a four-stroke victory over Taiwan’s Amy Hung. Phatlum finished at 13under 133 in the two-day, 30-player tournament at Itanhanga Golf Club. She had five birdies on the front nine to pull away. Hung shot an 8-under 65, the best round of the event. Paula Creamer finished with a 69 to tie for third with Chella Choi at 8 under.Stadion ClassicATHENS, Ga. — Former University of Georgia play-er Hudson Swafford won the Stadion Classic on his old college course, closing with a 9-under 62 for a one-stroke victory. The tour rookie holed out from a greenside bun-ker for birdie on the par-4 18th to post 17-under 267. Two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen and Luke List, coming off a vic-tory last week in the South Georgia Classic, each shot 65 to tie for second. Janzen birdied the final five holes and seven of the last eight. Spanish OpenSEVILLE, Spain — Italy’s Francesco Molinari won the 100th Spanish Open for his third career European Tour title, finishing with a 7-under 65 for a three-stroke victory.


By JENNA FRYERAssociated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. B y Tony Stewart’s standards, his tonguein-cheek assessment of NASCAR’s latest wreckfest at Talladega was tame stuff. But his four-minute Q&A following Sunday’s race was vintage Smoke, and boy did he deliver. The three-time NASCAR champion deadpanned his way through a flurry of questions about his afternoon, which essentially ended when he was caught in a nine-car accident four laps from the finish. Before the accident, Stewart said he had twice run out of gas and spent the entire race keeping one eye on his gauges to make sure his engine didn’t overheat because of NASCAR’s rules at restrictor-plate tracks. “I call it a successful day,” a smirking Stewart said. He never broke character, answering each of the 13 questions with dripping sarcasm. Among the gems: Q “I’m upset that we didn’t crash more cars. I feel bad if I don’t spend at least $150,000 in torn-up race cars going back to the shop. We definitely have to do a better job with that.” Q “I had a blast. It would have been a lot more fun if I could have gotten caught up in one more wreck. If I could have done that, it would have been perfect.” Q “The racing was awesome. It’s fun to be able to race and have to watch the gauges at the same time. It makes us as drivers have to do so much more.” Q “I think if we haven’t crashed at least 50 percent of the field by the end of the race, we need to extend the race until we at least crash 50 percent of the cars.” Stewart saved his best material for his parting shot, which came as an answer to which style of racing — pack racing or the two-car tandem — he preferred for Talladega and Daytona. His suggestion was redesigning the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway into a figure 8. “That is going to be my vote next week, we make it a figure 8,” he said. “And/or we can stop at halfway, make a break, and turn around and go backwards the rest of the way. Then with 10 to go, we split the field in half and half go the regular direction and half of them go backwards.” Well, that would at least be exciting to watch. And that’s in large part what has Stewart so upset. He’s heard the grumbling the last six weeks about the current state of NASCAR racing, which has been marked by uncharacteristically clean races and long green-flag runs. Before Sunday, the last multicar accident was at Martinsville, five races ago. There have been very few yellow flags of late, and many of the caution periods have been for nothing more than debris. The very notion that fans want to see more accidents is offensive to drivers, and Stewart has made his position clear the last two races. He rebuked a reporter at Richmond for asking if Stewart was “amazed” there had been no accidents in three consecutive races. So he was ready again on Sunday, derisively insinuating several times that the fans were let down by not enough accidents to “fill the quota for Talladega and NASCAR.” “It’s not fair to these fans for them to not see more wrecks than that and more torn-up cars,” he said. “We still had over half the cars running at the end, and it shouldn’t be that way.” It’s not necessarily accurate to claim race fans want wrecks. Yet wrecks are featured heavily in the marketing strategies of most track promoters, as are confrontations. Purists — and particularly drivers — prefer clean racing, and Stewart is annoyed that some find this recent stretch of incident-free racing boring. It’s part of an ongoing disconnect between the competitors in NASCAR and the people who drive attendance and TV ratings. The balance is in providing excitement, and if it doesn’t come from wrecks, then it’s got to come from story lines. The drivers must find a way to get people talking, either through controversy and drama, or personalities and rivalries. Associated PressNEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points, Amare Stoudemire had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a cut hand, and the New York Knicks snapped an NBA-record, 13-game playoff losing streak, beating the Miami Heat 89-87 Sunday in Game 4 of their first-round series. Anthony made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 54.5 seconds left as the Knicks overcame another serious injury to win a playoff game for the first time since April 29, 2001. Baron Davis dislo-cated his right kneecap in the third quarter. LeBron James scored 27 for the Heat, who will try to close it out in Game 5 at home on Wednesday. Dwyane Wade had 22 points but missed a 3-point attempt with 1.6 seconds left. Wade’s errant shot set off a loud celebration from Knicks fans who hadn’t seen their team win in the post-season since beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of a best-of-five series.Lakers 92, Nuggets 88DENVER — Kobe Bryant scored 22 points, Andrew Bynum added 19 and the Lakers’ stars got plenty of help from their supporting cast while taking a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. The Lakers can wrap it up today when the series shifts back to Staples Center for Game 5. Reserve Jordan Hill was big for L.A., posting a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Steve Blake scored 10 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute as the Lakers overcame a six-point halftime deficit. Ramon Sessions scored 12 points and also had a 3 in the final minute for the Lakers.Celtics 101, Hawks 79BOSTON — Paul Pierce scored 24 points in 18 minutes and the Celtics opened a 37-point third-quarter lead before coast-ing to the victory and a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. The Celtics can finish off the Hawks in Atlanta today. Two nights after his triple-double helped turn back the Hawks in overtime in Game 3, Rajon Rondo had 20 points and 16 assists as the Celtics got some much-needed rest for their aging and injured roster. Josh Smith returned after missing Friday’s game and had 15 points and 13 rebounds for Atlanta. Al Horford, who played for the first time in almost four months, scored 12 points. Rondo, whose tripledouble Friday was the sev-enth of his career, may have been even better in Game 4, shooting 8 for 11 from the floor.76ers 89, Bulls 82PHILADELPHIA — Spencer Hawes scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday had 20 to help Philadelphia beat top-seeded Chicago for a 3-1 lead in the first-round series. Andre Iguodala had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers, who have won the last three games after dropping Game 1 in Chicago. Holiday stretched the lead with consecutive 3-pointers late in the game to put the Sixers one win away from becoming only the fifth No. 8 seed to win an opening-round series. Memphis pulled it off last season against San Antonio, and Golden State (2007), New York (1999) and Denver (1994) also accom-plished the rare feat Carlos Boozer had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and Taj Gibson added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls, who played without Derrick Rose (torn ACL) and Joakim Noah (sprained ankle). Rose is out for the season and Noah is day to day for the rest of the series. 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NOW, THEREFORE, BE ITRESOLVED BYTHE BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA, as follows: 1. The second regular meeting sched-uled for the month of May of the Board of County Commissioners shall be held on Thursday, May 17, 2012 commencing at 5:00 p.m. at the Columbia County School Board Ad-ministrative Complex, 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida. 2. Notice of the date, time and place of this meeting shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Columbia County at least one (1) week prior to such meeting. UNANIMOUSLYPASSED AND ADOPTED at its regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners of Columbia County, Florida, on this 5th day of April, 2012.BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDABy: Scarlet Frisina, ChairpersonATTEST: DeWitt Cason,Clerk of Court05532187May 8, 2012 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCOURT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFILE NUMBER: 12-86-CRIN RE: THE ESTATE OF STELLA BROWN DEJOIE Decease.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Stella Brown Dejoie deceased, whose date of death was February 8, 2012, File Number 12-84-CR, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is 140 SWNathan Court, Lake City, Flori-da 32024. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidat-ed claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LAT-ER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this courtWITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.The date of first publication of this Notice is May 8, 2012.Personal RepresentativeLouadrian Reed140 SWNathan CourtLake City, Florida 32024386-752-5228Attorney for Petitioner:Chester A. Aikens, EsquireFlorida Bar No. 0568910305 East Union StreetJacksonville, Florida 3220205532485May 8, 15, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO: 11-217-CADOUGLAS OWENSPlaintiff,vs.JAMES AULTMAN, KATHYAULTMAN and UNITED STATES DEPARTMENTOF THE TREAS-URY, INTERNALREVENUE SERVICE,Defendants,NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, and for Attorneys Fees and Costs dated April 10, 2012, en-tered in Civil Action No. 11-217-CA, of the Circuit Court, in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein DOUGLAS OWENS is the Plaintiff, and JAMES AULTMAN, KATHYAULTMAN and UNITED STATES DEPARTMENTOF THE TREAS-URY, INTERNALREVENUE SERVICE are Defendants, the un-dersigned Clerk of Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbia Coun-ty Courthouse, in Lake City, Florida at 11:00 am on May 16, 2012, the following described property:Lot 3, Block Aof Columbia Estates, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 112, of the public records of Columbia County, Florida.Together with 1988 JEFR single wide mobile home with ID number 12610261X and title number 47168079, located thereon.Dated this 25 day of April, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of the CourtsBy: B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk02500091May 1, 8, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 122009CA000411CAXXXXSAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES,INC.,Plaintiff,vs.HOPE MARIE PETERSON KEVIN PETERSON HOPE PETERSON, et al.,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed May 3, 2012 en-tered in Civil Case No. 122009CA000411CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Lake City, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Columbia County Court-house, 173 Northeast Hernando Ave. 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL. 32055 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statues on the 30th day of MAY, 2012 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:Lot 7, DAVIS SUBDIVISION, as per plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 11-A, of the Public Re-cords of Columbia County, Florida.Subject to a Right-of-Way Easement recorded in Official Records Book 901, Page 2160.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of this lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30 day of April, 2012CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTAs Clerk of the CourtBY: B ScippioDeputy ClerkIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to partici-pate should call ADACoordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hear-ing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.02500097May 8, 15, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 11-469-CADON R. RATHBURN and his wife, PHYLLIS C. RATHBURN,Plaintiffs,v,WESLEYR. DOUGLAS, as Person-al Representative of the Estate of Robert W. Parker, deceased; DAR-LENALEE PARKER; SHERRYPARKER; and the unknown spouse, heirs devisees, grantees, successors and assigns, creditors and other inter-ested persons claiming by, through, under or against ROBERTW. PARKER, deceased,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE is hereby given that purLegalsuant to Order Reopening File and Setting Sale Date dated May 3rd, 2012, entered in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbia County Courthouse in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednes-day, May 23, 2012, the following de-scribed property:Lot 109, Unit 21, THREE RIVERS ESTATES, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 15 of the public records of Co-lumbia County, Florida.TOGETHER WITH a 1979 Trip Mobile home, ID #GDWTGA36794236, situate on the subject property and taxed as real property.Tax Parcel No.: 00-00-00-01365-109ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this Notice and affixed the seal of this Court this 4th day of May, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk02500109May 8, 15 2012 LegalNOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: JIM'S AUTO SERVICE gives Notice ofForeclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/30/2012, 08:30 am at 2550 SWMAIN BLVD. LAKE CITY, FL32025, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.JIM'S AUTO SERVICE reserves the right to accept or reject anyand/or all bids.1G1JC54T5R71216961994 CHEVROLET1GKCS13W4R25118441994 GENERALMOTORS CORP.WVWMA63B1XE0424151999 VOLKSWAG05532521May 8, 2012 NOTICE TOCONTRACTORSNotice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the Columbia County Manager’s office until 2:00 P.M. on May 11, 2012, for Columbia County Project No. 2012-2. This of-fice is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 135 Her-nando Avenue, Room 203 Lake City FL32055.This project consists of asphalt level-ing and asphalt resurfacing approxi-mately 9000 LF of asphalt roadway located in the Lake City County Club. Roads included are:NWClub View Circle – 3785 LFNWEgret Lane – 611 LFNWHarris Lake Drive – 2650 LFNWHarris Loop – 1545 LFScope of work includes asphaltic concrete spot leveling and surface, erosion control, and incidental items.The Bid Forms and Construction specifications may be obtained from the County’s web site at http://www .columbiacountyfla.com/ PurchasingBids.asp 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, MAY8, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 Sell Your Vehicle, Motorcycle or Watercraft To Get Your Vehicle Sold, Call Mary (386) 755-5440 Bring the picture in or wewill take it for you!If you don’t sell your vehicle during the first 10 days, you can run the same vehicle ad for 10 additional days for only $16.00 s9OURADRUNSCONSECUTIVEDAYSWITHADESCRIPTIONANDPHOTOs9OUMUSTINCLUDEVEHICLEPRICEs!LLADSAREPREPAIDs0RIVATEPARTYONLY 4ERMSANDCONDITIONSREMAINTHE SAMEFORTHEADDITIONALRUN 10 DaysONLY$42 2006 EF250 Ford Van3/4 ton, metal work shelves/ladder rack, 60K miles, exc. cond.$10,500Call386-623-9026 Sample Ad 1995 Chevy VanCustomized High top with 1,000# handicapped lift, low mileage.$6,500or Best Offer Call386-758-3053 2004 Dodge SLT Pickup4-Door, w/o handicap lift, low mileage.$13,000or Best Offer Call386-758-3053 LegalThe successful bidder will be re-quired to furnish the County Manag-er with a performance bond and lia-bility insurance prior to commencing work.The Columbia County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to add to the contract or de-lete from the contract to stay within their funding capabilities.Columbia County Board of County CommissionersScarlet Frisina, Chair05532309May 1, 8, 2012 NOTICE TOCONTRACTORSNotice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the Columbia County Manager’s office until 11:00 A.M. on May 24, 2012, for Colum-bia County Project No. 2012-3. This office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 135 Her-nando Avenue, Room 203 Lake City FL32055.The project area is NE Washington Street from N Marion Ave (US441) to NE Bascom Norris Drive (100A).Project Scope will consist of mainte-nance of traffic, milling 1.25" to 2.5" depth of asphalt pavement, placing new asphalt pavement consisting of 1.5" SP12.5 and 1" SP9.5 (Virgin Mix), and pavement striping.The Bid Forms and Construction specifications may be obtained from the County’s web site at http://www .columbiacountyfla.com/ PurchasingBids.asp The successful bidder will be re-quired to furnish the County Manag-er with a performance bond and lia-bility insurance prior to commencing work.The Columbia County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to add to the contract or de-lete from the contract to stay within their funding capabilities.Scarlet Frisina, Chair05532505May 8, 15, 2012 We will sell the following tenants units at Community Self Storage 814 SWState Road 247/Branford Hwy., on May 21, 2012 at 9:00 A.M.WE SELLFOR CASH ONLY386-961-9926DONNAZIDIKHousehold GoodsLAKESHASANDERSFurniture/Boxes/TVsJENNIFER GIAMBARBEREEHousehold GoodsHEATHER THARPEFurniture & Household GoodsWHITNEYAVERYHousehold ItemsPETER BISCHKEPersonal PropertyKATRINALANCASTER (2 units)Household GoodsEVERLENABECKLESHousehold GoodsRODNEYD LEWIS SR.1983 Chevy C-10 pickup truck VIN# 1GCDC14D6DF341093WE RESERVE THE RIGHTTO REFUSE ALLBIDS.Cash only, 10% Buyers premium, Jerry Duncan #AU527.05532107May 1, 8, 2012 100Job Opportunities05532111Sales Position available at the North Florida Auto Agency. Benefits package, bonuses, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Looking for highly motivated, positive attitude & professional appearance. Apply in person or call Brad today at 386-758-6171. 05532429SENIORLICENSED PRACTICALNURSE The Florida Department of Veterans Affairs – Jenkins Domiciliary is seeking a Senior L.P.N. All applicants must hold a Florida L.P.N. license and be currently certified in C.P.R. Call Cheryl Lavalle at 386-7580600 x1010 for more information or apply online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm Req # 50000033 Closing Date is 5/14/2012 EEO/AAE 05532499AnotherWay Inc seeks Shelter Coordinator (FTw/benefits) for Lake City shelter. Supervisory exp req’d. Coordinates & assist in providing svcs to survivors of domestic & sexual violence in a shelter setting. Minorities & formerly battered women encouraged to apply. EOE: www.anotherwayinc.net. Send resume w/cover letter and salary requirements to: P. O. Box 1028, Lake City, FL32056 or Fax 386-719-2758. No phone calls 05532523Graphic Design The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper seeks a skilled and creative graphic designer to join our production team. This person must posses extensive knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat as well as being able to bring dynamic creativity through design and color to advertisements placed in the newspaper and a variety of other niche publications. This is a fast-paced, deadline driven position. Interested candidates should email resumes and sample portfolio to Josh Blackmon, Advertising Director at:jblackmon@lakecityr epor ter .com TITLE SEARCH Company seeking abstractor for the Lake City area. Min. 5 yrs. exp. Accuracy, speed and proficiency with metes and bounds legal descriptions a must. Can work mostly from home if a fast internet connection. Some travel. Good pay, benefits, bonuses .Resumes@researchexpresstitle.com 100Job Opportunities5 TEMPFarmworkers needed 6/11/12-12/20/12. Workers will plant, seed, set, cut, house, & strip tobacco. Wrkrs will remove weeds and grass from wheat, corn and soybeans by hand or using a hoe. Wrkrs will lift, Load/unload and stack/restack baled hay and straw. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working in tobacco. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies, equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier, if appropriate. Worksite location in Daviess Co, KY. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. $9.38/hr. Report or send resume to the nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386-755-9026 & ref. job order # KY0451352. Bittel, Bittel, & Bittel – Owensboro, KY 6 TEMPFarmworkers needed 5/28/12-1/13/13. Workers will seed, set, cut, house, & strip tobacco; plant, cultivate & harvest soybeans, corn & vegetables; load, stack & harvest wheat & straw. Must have 3 month verifiable experience working in tobacco. Random drug testing at employer’s expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies & equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for noncommuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. $9.38/hr. Worksites in Logan & Todd Co KY. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386-755-9026 & reference job # KY0452218. Coots FarmsAllensville, KY Accepting Applications for HOUSEKEEPING/BREAKFASTATTENDANT, apply in person at Cabot Lodge. Hiring one experienced Auto Cad Draftsmen experience in machining, web design, publisher helpful. Apply in person at 174 NE Cortez Terrace, Lake City, FL, or email guy@giagroup..com Medical Office Manager, Exp. required, send resume & three references to: 250 NWMain Blvd., #1254, Lake City, FL32056 NOWHIRING!!! We are now hiring experienced Class ADrivers •Excellent benefits package including health, dental and 401K. All applicants MUSTHave: •Class ACDLwith X endorsements. •1 yr tractor-trailer experience with a t/t school certification or 2 yrs. tractor-trailer experience without the certification. •25 yrs or older Please apply online at floridarockandtanklines.com 1-866-352-7625.05532490LEAD TEACHER (Head Start Lake City) 10 month – Minimum associate degree in early childhood education or related field AND three years of classroom experience working with preschool-age children required; 40 hour introductory child care training; 5 Hour Literacy Course, Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, Must pass physical and DCF background screening requirements. Apply in person at 236 SWColumbia Ave or email resume to employment@sv4cs.or g (386-754-2222). 05532489TEACHER (FLOATER) (Head Start) FTWhite/Branford/Mayo) 10 month – HS Diploma/GED, Age appropriate child development associate (CDA) or equivalent credential required; three years of classroom experience working with preschool age of children preferred. 5 Hour Literacy Course as required by DCF, Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, Must pass physical and DCF background screening requirements, Current First Aid/CPR preferred. Apply in person at 236 SWColumbia Ave or email resume to employment@sv4cs.or g (386-754-2222). PTClerical position. M-F. Must be a people person w/good organizational/multi-tasking skills, computer (must include Excel), phone & customer service skills. Send resume & references to Box 05082, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 SUMMER WORK GREATPAY! Immed. FT/PTopenings, customer sales/sv., will train, cond. apply, all ages 17+, Call ASAP 386-269-0587 The Third Judicial Circuit currently has the following position available: Trial Court Law Clerk For more information go to: www.jud3.flcourts.org WE ARELOOKING for an Experienced (2+ yrs.) OTR Driver. Please Call 1-877-745-8730 to receive an application. 140Work Wanted NEED HELP? Over 10 yrs. experience with special needs clients and elderlyPrivate In-Home Care Gary Cannon, CNA/PCA (386) 364-8177 240Schools & Education05531665Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class-05/14/12• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-05/07/12• LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 402Appliances MARATHON HOT WATER HEATER, like new, 50 gallons, $200, Call 386-496-8363 or 352-283-0925. REFRIG. WHITE SIDE BY SIDE WITH ICE AND WATER IN THE DOOR. 2011 MODEL $500 CALL 386.438-8734 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 408Furniture TRUNDLE BED, like new, 3 drawers, with 2 mattresses $150 Call 386-496-8363 or 352-283-0925 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous VERIZON DRIOD PRO CELL Original box, wall charger, car charger, excellent condition $85 Call 386-984-7510. 630Mobile Homes forRent3 BR/2 BA, completely refurbished, appliances furnished, $775 month. & $775 deposit 386-752-7578 3/2 Large MH, small park, near FGCC, Small pets ok, $500 dep $575 mo w/12 mo lease 386-752-1971 or 352-281-2450 Quiet Country Park 3/2 $550.., 2/2 $475.,2/1 $425 Very clean, NO PETS! Ref’s & dep req’d. 386-758-2280 640Mobile Homes forSale3BR/2BAMFG home w/lg front & back porches & 4 manicured acres $54,500 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY INC. 755-5110 #80799 BANK REPO 2007 Fleetwood 16 x80 just released for bids and 96 2 bedrooms. Bids start at $7,700. First Coast Homes 386-752-1452. Beautiful 1 acre lot in great location with a 14x70 2/2 Fleetwood, only $1,500 down & $249 mo. Paula Ammons 386-292-6290 e-mail: ammonspaula@yahoo.com FACTORYOUTLETPRICES (4) Brand New Doublewides by Jacobsen under $50,000. All new homes in del-set-skirting-steps and central AC. Only At North Pointe Homes in Gainesville on Hwy. 441. Call 352-872-5566. HANDYMAN Special, 16 x 80, 3/2 delivered and set $9,500 Call 386-752-1452 HUGE 32X80 4/2 $65,955 New 2012 Home has 9 ft. ceilings and Huge Man Cave Family Room. 2,300 sq. ft. Price incl. del-set-AC-shirt-steps. North Pointe Homes. Pre-approval by Phone, Hwy. 441 Gainesville, 352-872-5566. LAND &HOME Doublewide on 2.5 acres only $2,500 down & $385 mo. with possible owner financing. John T. 386-752-8196. Mobile Home Wanted, Singlewide or Doublewide, good condition, reasonable offer, will pay cash Call 386-288-8379. Palm HarborVillage New Homes Start at $39,900 $5K for your used mobile home Any condition! 800-622-2832 ext. 210 REPO NEWERDWon land, only $31,900. Call First Coast Homes, 386-752-1452. 650Mobile Home & LandEastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 Outstanding 3Br/2 Ba Manf. Home, 10 x 20 workshop w/ electr. & 2 ramps for the toys on a acre fenced $79,900 MLS #79810 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2 BR/1.5 BAapartment, $650 mo. $200 deposit. Includes water, sewer, lawn and garbage. Located on Highway 47. 386-208-5252 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05531989Best deal in town!WINDSONG APTS386-758-8455 2/2 MH. Central quite location. Rental to Own, starting at $400 mo. Close to everything. 305-984-5511 or 386-344-0830 2BR/1BAAPT. w/garage. West side of town. $650. mo. 386-961-9000 Beautiful Apt, Large 1 bdrm, w/inground pool, CHA, details at bigfloridahome.com $650/mo + dep. 386-344-3261 CLEAN 1/1 Duplex, laundry room, fireplace, privacy near Baya/McFarlane. $500 mo. + dep. No dogs 386-961-9181 Great area Wof I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups, patio, $600-750 + Sec. 386-965-3775 or 965-5560 The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Br’s from $125/wk. Util. & cable incl., Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly rates avail Call 386-752-2741 Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2 BR/1BALake City, 202 SE Country Club, $600 dep. $600 mo. No Pets, 386-623-9650 2 BR/2BAWellborn, 11878 49th Road, $450 dep. $450 mo. No Pets, 386-623-9650 2br/1ba $585 mo. + sec., 4mi S. Lake City. 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 3 BR/2BAWhite Springs, 16652 Spring Street, $840 dep. $840 mo. No Pets, 386-623-9650 3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. Call 386-752-6062 3BR/2BACB home Carport, newflooring. CH/AFenced yard. Good area. $750 mo plus security. 386-752-0118 or 386-623-1698 BEAUTIFUL3 BR/2 BA, 2 car garage on 2 acre lot, 1,750 sq. ft. under air/heat, $950 mo. 1st + last + sec. dep. Call 305-345-9907. 3 BR/1.5 BA, CH&A, fenced back yard, hardwood floors, Gwen Lake, $700 month + $700 deposit Call 386-344-2472. CONVENIENTLOCATION 2brApartment. Close to downtown. $485. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 SITE-BUILT HOME, On 5 acres, near Fort White, 1st last + deposit. Call 386-758-1789 750Business & Office Rentals05532259OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq'8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 055322601,700 + WAREHOUSE 7Acre Land Sale $295,000, Rent $2,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 790Vacation Rentals Horseshoe Beach Special Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 “Florida’s Last Frontier” 805Lots forSale Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 Beautiful lot on the Suwanne River build your dream home here lots of space listed $60,000.MLS# 80401 MOBILES ALLOWED4 ac. Lot $25,000 Tanya Shaffer 386-397-4766 Hallmark RealEstate PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 3/2 UNDER $97,000 super clean! Robin Williams 386-365-5146 Hallmark RealEstate 3BR/1BAW/1,296 SqFt convenient to downtown $58,000 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #80227 3BR/2BA,fireplace, sunroom, fenced back yard w/shed. $159,900 MLS #80537 Jo LytteRemax 386-365-282 1wwwjolytte.florida-property-search.com BEAUTIFULLYMAINTAINED 3/2 I town $140,000 Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Hallmark Real Estate BRICK 3BR/2 BA, 1,982 sq ft., patio, ceiling fans, blinds. Callaway Sub., $185,000 MLS #79005 Missy Zecher@ 386-623-0237, www.missyzecher.com CUTE 1BR/1BA REMODELED home on corner lot zoned RO in town $38,000 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY, INC 755-5110 #80456 Eastside Village Realty, Inc, @752-5290 True show place 3Br/2.5Ba brick home on 7.48 Acres lots of upgrades Listed $207,000. MLS#80737 FOR SALE BYOWNER 3 BR/2 BA, 2,600 sq. ft., 10 acres, built-in pool, screened porch off pool, beautiful sunrise & lots of nature to be seen, $225,000 OBO. Call 386-292-9333. GREATINVESTMENTproperty 3/1 near schools, shopping $55,900 Ginger Parker 386-365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate Great Nest Starter, 3BR/2BA, L iving/Dining open, porch, $99,900 MLS #80351, Jo Lytte-Remax 386-365-2821,www.jolytte.florida-property-search.com Lake front 3/2 custom Western Cedar. Lots of storage space. Private dock $189,000. MLS# 74681 Jo Lytte-Remax 386-365-2821www.jolytte.florida-property-search.com BRICK 3 BR/2BA, 2,254 sq. ft., fireplace, sprinkler system. water softener, $189,500 MLS #77783, Missy Zecher@ 386-623-0237, www.missyzecher.com NEAR SUMMERS ELEM! 3BR/2BAw/1,705 SqFt w/FP$119,500 DANIEL CRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #80463 NEEDS COMPLETING! 3,288 SqFt 2-story home on 2 ac $98,000 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #80091 PRICE SLASHED!3BR/2BA Brick home REMODELED! Fenced backyard $69,500 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY INC 755-5110 #78340 SHORTSALEpriced to sell fast! 3/2, 2.5 acres Jay Sears 386-867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate SINGLE STORY 3 BR/2 BA, 1,852 sq. ft., patio, refrig, dishwasher, $105,060, MLS #78811, Missy Zecher@ 386-623-0237, www.missyzecher.com WELLMAINTAINED3/2 on 0.5 ac $109,000 Teresa Spradley 386-365-8343 Hallmark Real Estate 820Farms & Acreage4 acres, Wellborn, New Well installed, Beautifully wooded w/cleared Home Site, owner fin, no down, $39,900, $410 mon Call 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 820Farms & AcreageOwner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. 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DEAR ABBY: I have been with my boyfriend “Paul” for four years. We have a child together, and we each have a child of our own. We have lived together for three years, and our family life is great. However, when I was preg-nant with our son, Paul contacted an ex on a social network. One day he left his computer open, and I saw that their conversa-tions were less than inno-cent. I was upset and I said something immediately. We have stayed together, but ever since then I’m having a hard time trusting Paul. Yesterday I found a text of his to a former boss’s daughter. Paul was telling her how “hot” she is. Abby, am I overreacting when I think Paul is going to cheat? -ALARMED IN NORTH CAROLINA DEAR ALARMED: You’re not overreacting. Paul is cheating on you emotionally, and doesn’t appear to be entirely com-mitted to your relationship. In fact, it appears he is looking for some outside adventures. You should not only be concerned, you should also be furious about what he’s doing. This won’t stop until YOU draw the line. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My parents divorced during my junior year of high school. I am now a sophomore in college. I have done my best to maintain a good relationship with Dad, although I chose to live with my mother during the custody battle. Since the divorce, Dad has verbally, emotionally and financially abused me to the point that I no lon-ger want him in my life. I miss having a father figure, even though no amount of counseling could ever mend our bro-ken relationship. We went through two years of coun-seling, and the only thing I learned was that Dad believes he has done noth-ing wrong and my feelings about him are because of Mom. How can I get over the pain and hurt my dad has caused me? -HEARTBROKEN IN MICHIGAN DEAR HEARTBROKEN: It will probably take one-on-one counseling for you to establish enough emotional independence to toughen up. Your father’s unwillingness (or inability) to take responsibility for his mistakes is an indica-tion that, as much as you may need and want a father, he will never be the parent you would like him to be. It will take time and work on your part to get beyond this loss -and it IS a loss -so the ideal place to begin your journey would be by talking to a psychologist at the student health center. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My 6-yearold cousin wanted to make a lemonade stand, so my sister and I helped her, but she got discouraged because nobody would buy any. She was so angry she started yelling, then she dropped the F-word. My sister and I were shocked that a 6-year-old would know that word. She said her classmate told it to her. We told our parents, but we’re not sure if we should tell her mother because she might think my sis-ter and I taught it to her. Should we tell her mother or let it slide hoping she will forget the word and move on? -NOT SURE IN SAN DIEGO DEAR NOT SURE: Your parents should tell your aunt, just in case your cousin doesn’t “forget” the word. That way her mother can explain to her that there are certain words polite people don’t use because they are unac-ceptable. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Communication will help define what you want and what you will receive. It’s important to be precise to avoid misunderstand-ing. Love is highlighted, along with improvements that will boost your ego, enabling you to present a perfect picture. +++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Learning something new will help you find ways to use your skills more diversely. Spreading out and manipulating your services to fit a wider vari-ety of needs in your com-munity will ensure a stable financial position. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t raise suspicion or create a situation that will cause problems for you at home or within a partnership. You are best to keep what you think, feel and plan to do out in the open if you don’t want to harm your reputation. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your ability to adapt to whatever situation or chal-lenge you face will deter-mine how far you get. An opportunity to partner with someone you have worked with in the past will enable you to focus on obtaining greater status. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Pick up a new interest or sign up to learn something that will help further your goals. Don’t sit idly wait-ing for others to pass you by. Take the initiative and do whatever it takes to stand out and take control. +++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your thoughts and feelings to yourself. You don’t want to start something you cannot fin-ish. Concentrate on meet-ing new people and visiting places you’ve never been before. You need to stimu-late your senses and reju-venate. ++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Do something nice for a loved one. Participating in activities that will help you improve mentally, physically or emotionally will leave you better pre-pared to take care of press-ing personal matters that are holding you back. Love is in the stars. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Be receptive to what others offer, but be wary of what’s expected in return. You can test the waters, but only if you ask questions and stay abreast of what everyone else is contributing. Keeping things fair will be neces-sary. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep your emotions hidden until you know where you stand. Too much talk may mis-lead someone who is unde-cided about something that is important to you. Don’t argue when you should be compromising. Make love, not war. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Put more time and effort into your home, surroundings and personal relationships. You will be criticized if you are emotion-ally neglectful. An unexpect-ed change will hit you hard, adding to your responsibili-ties if you take someone for granted. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Consider what you have to offer and find an outlet for a service that can bring in a little extra cash. A change will do you good and spark some interesting ideas that can be turned into a worth-while venture. Love is highlighted. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen carefully to what’s being said. An emo-tional matter left unattend-ed will lead to responsibili-ties that will be restrictive. Don’t try to replace what doesn’t need to be fixed. Focus on updating what you already have in place. ++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Boyfriend’s cheating heart leaves an electronic trail Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012 6B


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