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: 05-24-2012
Frequency: daily (monday through friday)[<1969>-]
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Newspapers -- Columbia County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Columbia -- Lake City
Coordinates: 30.189722 x -82.639722 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comArea health officials are expected to issue public notice today that an algal bloom has been identified in the Santa Fe River. “The recommendations are pretty common sense — we recommend people avoid contact with any big visible algae blooms,” said Anthony Dennis, Alachua County Environmental Health director. “Some peo-ple who are more sensitive to environmental factors, could experience rashes and that kind of thing. It’s really a common sense thing, just avoid contact with the visible algae.” The Santa Fe River creates a border between Alachua County and Columbia County at the area in question. Access to one of the areas impact-ed by the agal bloom is through the U.S. Highway 27 bridge boat ramp on the Columbia County side of the river. The Alachua County Environmental Health CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Not gaga about Lady Gaga. COMING FRIDAY Your Weekend Starts Here. 94 69 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEW SPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Vol. 138, No. 86 TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterLake City Police Department officer Robert Wendel (from l eft) holds a bag containing evidence from the fatal April 27 shooting and robbery at A&M Discount Beverage store, as he e xits a cargo trailer on Vickers Street with Ryan Nydam o f the state attorney’s office and Sgt. Marshall Sova and investigator David Greear of LCPD. Authorities executed a search warr ant at the Passion 4 People Styles salon property, where the traile r was parked, on Wednesday. Homicide evidence Columbia County firefighters work on a car that was invol ved in a two-vehicle crash with an SUV between mile marker 423 and 424 on I-75 late Wednesday afternoon. A p assenger and a driver from one car were taken by helicopter to Shands at the University of Florida while another driver was taken by ambulance to Lake City Medical Center. The three northbound lanes were blocked for about an hour. Afternoon crashJASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterBy LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comTalk of a security threat at graduation has circulated at Columbia High School in recent days, CHS principal Terry Huddleston said Wednesday. However, commencement will go on as planned Friday, he said. A CHS senior made unsettling comments that warranted a police investigation, according to Huddleston. Other students reported the comments to administration as they are instructed to, he said. A school resource deputy interviewed the student and his mother, but the investigation did not find any concrete threats to safety, Huddleston said. The exact nature of the comments is unknown. The school has created additional security measures prior to, during and after baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies that the student must follow. Huddleston said if there were any concrete threats, the student would not be participating in graduation ceremonies. In addition to the security plan for the student, extra security will be present. “We always increase security for graduation because it is the largest attended function in Columbia County,” he said. The student’s name was not released. About 390 CHS students will participate in graduation ceremo-nies Friday at 7 p.m. in Tiger Stadium. Tonight the baccalaure-ate ceremony will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at Christ Central Ministries, 217 Dyal Road. For graduation, seniors should report to the school auditorium at 5 p.m., said Jill Hunter, student activities director. Parents, family and friends can arrive between 6 and 6:30 p.m. Visitors should arrive early enough to park and walk to stadi-um before 6:55 p.m., when school gates will be locked, Hunter said. Visitors should enter the school through the gate on US 441 and will be directed to a park-ing space on campus. Valedictorians Jonathan Darby, Bryce McCarthy and Ashlin Thomas will speak during the ceremony. All three students have a 4.0 grade point average and same ACT score. Salutatorian Ryan Thomas has a 4.0 GPA and the sec-ond-highest ACT score. Eight seniors have a 4.0 GPA this year, Hunter said. Student’s comments won’t stop commencement Allison Megrath, real estate manager for Plum Creek which owns land at the county’s Catalyst site, disc usses current projects Wednesday at the Lake City-Columbi a County Chamber of Commerce Better Business Series at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center. Of particular c oncern, she said, is the U.S. Forest Service’s refusa l to grant a permit for a short railway line at the site See story in Friday’s Lake City Reporter .JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterCatalyst update By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe Columbia County Charter Review Commission will hold its second public hearing for six amendments proposed by the commission. The hearing will take place tonight at 6 p.m. at the School Board Administrative Complex auditorium. The Columbia County Charter, adopted in 2002, establishes the structure, powers and duties of county government. The charter review commission is appointed every eight years by the board of county commissioners. The commission is responsible for proposing recommendations for the charter and for conducting three public hearings to receive comments on the recommenda-tions. Voters of Columbia County will be given the opportunity to adopt the amendments recommended by the charter review commis-sion on the November 2012 bal-lot. Local citizens are encouraged to attend public hearings to express their questions, concerns and opinions on potential changes in policy and provisions of Columbia County government. A brief summary of each of the six proposed amendments is presented below. Amendment One proposes adding two commissioners to the county’s board. The added com-missioners would occupy at-large Charter Commissionis ready for round 2 REVIEW continued on 6A By JESSIE R. BOXjbox@lakecityreporter.comSt. Leo University will lose a member of its community to retirement this August. Assistant Director Dr. Robin Hall of the Lake City Center for St. Leo University will be retiring in mid-August this year. She has been in the work force for 40 years and is retiring at a youthful 56. “Leaving is bittersweet,” Hall said.She plans to stay on until a replacement is found. Hall has been a resident of Lake City since 1997 when she and her husband, Dr. Charles W. Hall, who is the president of Florida Gateway College, moved from Arizona. “It has been exciting to watch it grow and expand,” said Hall. “I have been with this branch of St. Leo since the begin-ning.” Lake City Center Director Charles Oden has worked alongside Hall as they advised students together. “She will be sorely missed,” Oden said. “She has been exceptional and student-oriented.” Hall loves working with the students and will miss that the most. She tells students that the trick is to “do something you love and find a way to get paid for it.” She is involved in many community service programs and Dr. Robin Hall, St. Leo-Lake City’s assistant director, to retire in Aug. RETIRE continued on 6APublic health notice coming for Santa FeExposurecan resultin rashes.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterA carpet of filamentous algae and duckweed is seen on the Santa Fe River Tuesday. ALGAE continued on 6A Dr. Robin Hall Graduation is setfor Friday at 7 p.m.at Tiger Stadium.


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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA ORLANDO — George Zimmerman made com-plaints about Sanford’s police department, accus-ing officers of being lazy and calling for the repeal of the outgoing police chief’s pension, at a com-munity forum more than a year before he shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The Miami Herald first reported details from the January 2011 meeting on Wednesday from an audio recording. In the nearly threeminute tape obtained by The Associated Press, Zimmerman tells city commissioners about the “disgusting” behavior of officers, which he says he witnessed as part of a ride along program. He also asked Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett to look into his accusations and called for outgoing Sanford police chief Brian Tooley’s pension to be repealed because of what Zimmerman said were cover-ups and corruption within the department.State begins work on new university TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Construction of a campus for Florida’s 12th univer-sity is over budget and few people have shown inter-est in serving at trustees. A Board of Governors committee got that update Wednesday as it began expediting the conversion of a University of South Florida branch into Florida Polytechnic University. The initial phase of the Lakeland campus now is expected to cost up to $14 million more than its $99 million budget. Meanwhile, only 10 people have applied for 11 seats on its Board of Trustees. The committee made several recommendations to get the conversion mov-ing, and the full Board of Governors is expected to take them up next week.Hurricane could affect convention TALLAHASSEE — The Republican National Convention scheduled in Tampa for late August would be among the casu-alties if the area is threat-ened then by a hurricane, Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll said Wednesday. “Public safety — that’s going to be the number one priority,” Carroll said. “We can have the conven-tion again.” However, rescheduling such a major event could be difficult heading into Labor Day weekend and with the Democratic National Convention slated for Charlotte, N.C. the fol-lowing week. Carroll said Gov. Rick Scott, who returns Thursday from a trade mis-sion to Spain, would make the call if the GOP conven-tion were threatened by severe weather. “This is his state, and public safety is primary,” Carroll reiterated. State emergency workers have spent recent days tracking a fictitious Category 3 Hurricane Gispert that would hit Tarpon Springs, just north of Tampa, two days after the convention is sched-uled to begin. “We’d be dealing a lot with storm surge issues down there,” said Bryan Koon, the state’s emergency management direc-tor. “We’re also working on a high number of potential evacuations.” The four-day GOP convention is scheduled for Aug. 27 to 30, smack dab in the middle of Florida’s hurricane season. Two of the most damaging hurricanes to hit the U.S. reached Florida in late August. Hurricane Katrina made landfall north of Miami on Aug. 25, 2005 while Hurricane Andrew came ashore with 145 mph winds just south of Miami on Aug. 24, 1992. Florida heads into the official six-month storm season that begins June 1 having evaded a hur-ricane on its shores for an unprecedented six straight years. And the forecast for a seventh straight year without a hurricane is also encouraging. “I want to remind Floridians that 20 years ago the same predic-tion was made,” Carroll said. “In August 1992, Florida was forever altered. Hurricane Andrew changed the landscape of Florida.”FSU student dies on China Program TALLAHASSEE — A 19-year-old Florida State senior participating in the university’s international program in China has died after a fall from a resi-dence hall. Florida State officials identified the victim as William Cullen Klein of Melbourne Beach. He was participating in a six-week program with the school’s international programs in Tianjin, which is located just outside of Beijing. Saturday: Afternoon: 5-8-6 Evening: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 1-3-6-2 Evening: N/A Saturday: 6-9-10-18-20 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 JAKARTA, Indonesia — Lady Gaga is as confused as anyone about whether she’ll be allowed to per-form in Indonesia. Islamic hard-liners have threatened violence, say-ing her sexy clothes and provocative dance moves could corrupt youth. Police initially denied a permit for the “Born This Way Ball” but are now hinting the concert could go ahead if the pop diva tones down the show. She tweeted Tuesday:“The Jakarta situation is 2-fold: Indonesian authori-ties demand I censor the show & religious extremist separately, are threaten-ing violence. If the show does go on as scheduled, I will perform the BTWBall alone.” Indonesia, a predominantly Muslim nation of 240 million people, was supposed to be the big-gest show on Lady Gaga’s Asian tour.Teen, guitarman vie for ’Idol’ crown LOS ANGELES — The 11th “American Idol” crown is going to a teen-age songbird or a bluesy guitarman. On Wednesday night’s finale, host Ryan Seacrest will announce whether viewers picked 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez or 21-year-old Phillip Phillips. The contestants made their final stand Tuesday, each performing three songs. Phillips, of Leesburg, Ga., earned con-sistently high marks from the show’s judges, but the panel faulted Sanchez’s final number, “Change Nothing.” The teenager from Chula Vista, Calif., agreed, saying she should have gone more “urban” with her song choice. Actor McKean hit by car in NYC NEW YORK — Broadway producers are scrambling to fill Michael McKean’s part in a revival of Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man” as the actor recov-ers from a broken leg after being hit by a car in New York City. Producer Jeffrey Richards said Wednesday that McKean’s role will be played by James Lecesne from now on following Tuesday night’s accident. McKean was struck at West 86th Street and Broadway in Manhattan just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. Richards says the 64year-old McKean, who por-trayed the lead singer in the movie “This is Spinal Tap,” is in stable condition. The actor has apparently never skipped a show in his career, and Richards says “this is the kind of first we are reluctant to announce.”’Cake Boss’ kin gets 9 years MORRISTOWN, N.J. — The brother-in-law of “Cake Boss” television star Buddy Valastro has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually assault-ing a 13-year-old girl in New Jersey. Remigio “Remy” Gonzalez, of East Hanover, was sentenced Wednesday after a judge refused his request to withdraw the guilty pleas he made in June to two counts of aggravated sexual assault. He also must register as a sex offender.Bristol Palin reality series set NEW YORK — Lifetime network has set a pre-miere date for its new reality series about Bristol Palin’s home life in Alaska.The network says “Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp” will debut June 19 with two new half-hours airing weekly. The 14-episode series stars the daughter of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and will explore her pressures raising toddler son Tripp as she maintains her close relationship with the larger Palin clan. The former first daughter of Alaska, Palin became one of the nation’s most prominent single moth-ers after the 2008 birth of Tripp. In 2010, she com-peted on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” Last June she published a best-sell-ing memoir. Lady Gaga unsure of Indonesia show American pop singer Lady Gaga is as confused as anyo ne about whether she’ll be allowed to perform in Indonesia following her performances in the Philippines. Police ini tially denied a permit for the “Born This Way Ball” but are now hinting the concert could ahead if the pop diva toned down th e show. ASSOCIATED PRESS Zimmerman complained to commissioners about policen Actor Tommy Chong is 74. n Singer Bob Dylan is 71. n Singer Patti LaBelle is 68. n Actress Priscilla Presley is 67. n Country singer Rosanne Cash is 57. n Basketball player Joe Dumars is 49. n Actor John C. Reilly is 47. n Rapper Heavy D is 45. n Baseball player Brad Penny is 34. n Basketball player Tracy McGrady is 33. n Singer Billy Gilman is 24. “Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.” Romans 15:2 NIV


Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 3A Editors note: Due to a production error, a portion of this story was omitted in Tuesdays edition. The entire story is reprinted below. By HANNAH O. BROWN and LAURA HAMPSON The jobless rate in Columbia County has fallen, but so has the number of people here seeking work. An April report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity showed a .4 percent decrease from last month in the number of unemployed individuals in Columbia County. However, the num ber of people in the county workforce decreased from 31,248 to 30,764 during the same period. A smaller workforce can be explained by a large num ber of people permanently leaving jobs to retire, not just discouraged job seek ers, said Darlene Strimple, project director for Florida Crown Workforce Board, which serves Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist and Union counties. In addition, the FDEO report does not account for seasonally adjusted posi tions in this county. Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates are only calculated for large, metropolitan areas, Strimple said. Because the data is not seasonally adjusted, jobs from industries such as tourism and agriculture are considered within the same parameters as non-season ally adjusted positions. Columbia County had the 40th highest unemploy ment rate out of 67 counties in the state. The rate was higher than the national average of 8.1 percent for April. Floridas overall unem ployment rate was 8.7 per cent in April, the lowest since January 2009, accord ing to the FDEO report. Florida has added 52,600 jobs since April 2011. April is the 21st straight month of positive annual job growth in state after job losses for three years, the FDEO report states. State averages show more jobs in professional and business services over other sectors. Other grow ing industries include pri vate education and health services, leisure and hos pitality as well as financial activities. Industries with the most jobs lost statewide include construction, government and information services. With rates statewide on the decrease, Strimple hopes the trend continues to move downward. Thats still way higher than wed like, Strimple said. The lower the better for everybody. Unemployment rate down, but so is size of workforce By JESSIE R. BOX jbox@lakecityreporter.com When 18-month-old Eyonna Jones stopped breathing outside the Dollar General store on Baya Drive Tuesday while in the company of two of her aunts, an unidentified stranger stepped in to help. An unknown man gave the baby CPR until medical help arrived. Tameka Phillips, the childs foster mother, described him as a modern day Superman. He came to the rescue and then disappeared. She wants him to come forward so she can thank him. He saved her life, said Phillips, who wasnt there to witness the mans heroics. She was turning purple. Earlier that day Phillips daughters-inlaws, Anquancha Davis and Bionca Woods, came home to a feverish Eyonna. Davis and Woods drove the baby to the Dollar General to get her some medicine. Woods then realized Jones was not breathing. Jovanna Sanders, who described herself as Jones aunt, said Eyonna has a condition that causes seizures when her tempera ture rises. Thank you for saving the pride and joy of my life, Sanders said. The family wanted to extend their appreciation to the unknown man and the employees of the Dollar General who helped during the ordeal. Toddler stops breathing, but stranger saves the day Eighteen-month old Eyonna Jones stopped breathing outside the Dollar General Store on Baya Drive Tuesday, but a stranger pro vided lifesaving CPR. COURTESY BY LAURA HAMPSON lhampson@lakecityreporter.com Columbia High School representatives toured the Port of Los Angeles and a high school logistics program last week in hopes of bringing home ideas and experience to Columbia Countys own logistics academy. Terry Huddleston, CHS principal, and Rebecca Golden, CHS Global Logistics Academy teacher, were in California May 14 and 15 touring the expansive port. Representatives from the Port of Jacksonville, Florida State College at Jacksonville and the Duval County School Board also went on the trip. Huddleston said seeing the port and logistics opportu nities brought a tremendous amount of validity to what we are doing. Touring the port was eye opening, Golden said. There were storage containers and cranes as far as the eye could see, she said. The Port of Los Angeles encompasses 7,500 acres, 43 miles of waterfront and features 25 cargo terminals, including passenger, container, dry and liquid bulk, automobile and warehouse facilities. The port gener ates employment for more than 3.3 million Americans nationwide. In California alone, nearly 1 million jobs are related to trade though the port, according to the ports Web site. Golden said she took videos and pictures on the tour that she will share with students. Goldens travel expenses were paid with grant money and Huddlestons were paid by the North East Florida Educational Consortium, Plum Creek, Columbia County Industrial Development Authority and the material Handlers Industry of America. The greatest thing I took away from it is that Florida is on the right track, Golden said. Florida students can earn certification while in a high school logistics program, while California students have to earn it after graduating, she said. CHS students can earn a Global Logistics Associate, a nationally recognized certification that acknowledges completion of rigorous coursework in logistics and supply chain for entry level positions. Logistics is the movement of goods to the end user. It is not just physical labor, but includes jobs in informa tion technology, business administration, sales, human resources and engineering Golden said she and other school representatives were able to make contacts at the port, which will be helpful for future support and advice. One ship can hold $5 billion in merchandise that is distributed all over the country, Huddleston said. The potential financial opportunity of the inland port is monu mental to our community, he said. Logistics and distribution industry jobs have the high est average wage right now in Florida, he said. There are a tremendous amount of career opportunities throughout the industry, he said. Huddleston said logistics is particularly attractive to young people in this area because it is not so much an office setting, but an environment where employees move, work with their hands and can be successful with a high school degree, two-year certificate or four-year degree. The school officials learned how the port works with school programs so we dont have to reinvent the wheel for student internships and externships, Huddleston said. There businesses reinvest in local communities to create jobs, a model CHS is working to follow, Huddleston said. The Port of Los Angeles helps support a nonprofit organization that supports high school internships and programs, he said. CHS representatives tour Port of Los Angeles PORT continued on 6A 3A YOU CHOOSE THE CAR: NEW OR NEW-to-YOU (2008 or newer) YOU CHOOSE THE TERM: 36, 48 OR 60 months Membership is open to anyone in Alachua, Columbia and Suwannee counties! 2 Lake City 183 SW Bascom Norris Dr. Gville E. Campus 1200 SW 5th Ave. W. 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ONE OPINION I t’s no longer possible to pretend we don’t know the intentions of Iran’s rulers. They are telling us -candidly, clearly and repeatedly. Most recently on Sunday: Addressing a gather-ing in Tehran, Maj. Gen Hassan Firouzabadi, chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, vowed the “full annihilation of the Zionist regime of Israel to the end.” A few days earlier, during a presentation at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Jose Maria Aznar, former prime minister of Spain, recalled a “private discussion” in Tehran in October 2000 with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who told him: “Israel must be burned to the ground and made to disappear from the face of the Earth.” Dore Gold, the former Israeli ambassador to the U.N. who now heads the respected JCPA think tank, wanted to be certain there was no misunderstand-ing. He asked Aznar: Was Khamenei suggesting “a grad-ual historical process involving the collapse of the Zionist state, or rather its physical-military termination?” “He meant physical termination through military force,” Aznar said. Khamenei called Israel “an historical cancer” -an echo of Nazi rhetoric he has employed on numerous occa-sions, the last time in public on Feb. 3. Khamenei also told Aznar that the goal of the Islamic Revolution of 1979 has remained constant: To rid the world of two evils -Israel and the U.S. Eventually, there must be an “open confrontation.” Khamenei said it was his duty is to ensure that Iran prevails, Aznar said. With this as context, it is no longer possible to pretend that the acquisition of nuclear weapons is not a priority for Khamenei. The notion that he is merely making -as Reuters charmingly phrases it -“a peaceful bid to generate electricity,” or has not decided whether he wants nuclear weapons, or wants them only as a deterrent because he fears foreign aggressors, or has issued a fatwa declaring posses-sion of nuclear weapons a sin, or favors diplomatic conflict res-olution but requires a series of “confidence-building measures” -all that is wishful thinking and self-delusion, if not blatant dis-information. Testifying before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs last week, Mark Dubowitz, my colleague at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, warned Congress that Iran’s negotiators will offer conces-sions that sound meaningful but are not, in exchange for Western concessions that sound trivial but amount to capitulation. In his presentation in Jerusalem, Aznar recalled also a meeting he had with Vladimir Putin, in which he advised the Russian president against sell-ing surface-to-air missiles to Iran. “Don’t worry -I, you -we can sell them everything, even if we are worried by an Iranian nuclear bomb,” Aznar quoted Putin as saying. “Because at the end of the day, Israel will take care of it.” Aznar told this story in Washington about a year ago but, at the time, he asked those of us in the room to keep it off the record. I remember that he added incredulously: “But that’s the Russian policy? To let Israel take care of it?” If, in the days ahead, this becomes the de-facto policy of the U.S. and Europe as well, we should not pretend we don’t know that -or that we don’t understand the profound impli-cations. 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 M et any Facebook mil-lionaires? The country was supposed to be awash in them by now. But unless they are among the privileged few Facebook insid-ers, investors probably either lost money on the website’s initial public offering (IPO) or were smart enough to wait and see. The debut was so poorly handled that financial regulators will soon be look-ing into it. For a while last week, it seemed like the Internet boom of the late 1990s had returned. America was seized with the kind of irrational euphoria that quickly made and lost fortunes when the dot-com bubble popped in March 2000. Headlines promised instant riches. Facebook’s IPO was spring-loaded to soar. U2’s Bono, an early investor, would be richer than the surviving Beatles. Facebook was going to be such a strong opener that it would boost the entire sagging market. So said the hype. Others predicted a political game-changer. Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute speculated in the Atlantic that the “Zuckmentum” from the IPO might spark a “sudden acceleration of growth and job creation fueled by the smartphone/communications boom” that it could be a boon for President Obama’s politi-cal fortunes and trouble for Mitt Romney. Alas, the “App Economy” still awaits. If a billion downloads of “Angry Birds” hasn’t saved the Obama presidency, Facebook won’t either. As it stands now, most of people who will make money on Facebook are the insid-ers who crafted the deal, and the farsighted outsiders who bet against it. All other inves-tors are simply waiting for the right time to defriend the stock that was supposed to save the day. Q The Washington Times OPINION Wednesday, May 24, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Cliff May Q Clifford D. May is president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focusing on terrorism. No longer any doubt about what Iran wants ANOTHER VIEW P resident Obama isn’t backing down from his campaign ad attacking Mitt Romney’s private equity firm, Bain Capital. Actually, “attack” may be too weak a description for a video that likens Bain to “a vam-pire” and depicts Mr. Romney as a plutocrat who callously destroyed hundreds of steel jobs for his own enrichment. Several prominent members of Mr. Obama’s own party thought the commercial was a bit over the top. (Not to men-tion highly derivative of previ-ous ones financed by backers of Mr. Romney’s Republican primary rivals.) Still, politics ain’t beanbag, and, if he’s going to tout it as a qualification for the White House, Mr. Romney’s business record is indeed fair game. The more pertinent question is what to make of Mr. Obama’s defense of the ad, which he offered at a news conference Monday. Mr. Obama suggested that he never meant to condemn the private equity business as a whole. “I think there are folks who do good work in that area and there are times where they identify the capacity for the economy to create new jobs or new industries,” he noted. Instead, he added, he meant simply to point out that a career in private equity is not appropri-ate preparation for the White House. There’s a big differ-ence between what it takes to “maximize profits,” a perfectly legitimate goal in the business world, and what it takes to “fig-ure out how everybody in the country has a fair shot,” the job of a president, he said. On one level, it’s reassuring to learn that the president has a nuanced view of private equity, a business that has been rightly praised for revitalizing many a struggling enterprise — and rightly criticized for loading up many rescued firms with debt to pay off investors. Of course, those investors include pub-lic employee unions’ pension funds, which had entrusted $220 billion to private equity as of fall 2011, according to Wilshire Trust Universe Comparison Service. The president accepted $3.5 million in campaign donations from private equity executives in 2008, and additional dollars this time around, so it would have been awkward for him not to concede that private equity does “good work.” As for the ad’s depiction of job destruc-tion, economists at the National Bureau of Economic Research found that firms restructured by private equity suffered net job losses over five years only 1 percent greater than other com-parable companies. Yet the minute Mr. Obama conceded those complications — admitted, in effect, that the private equity business, like most endeavors, involves tradeoffs, and that its benefits might be shared among more than a hand-ful of fat cats — he undercut his distinction between “maximiz-ing profit” and the common good. He also undercut his case against Mr. Romney, since Bain had its share of success stories on the former governor’s watch. What we’re left with is a president who seems content to present an even-handed view of private equity at his news confer-ences while propounding a much more tendentious one in his campaign advertising. Pointing out that a business career hasn’t fully prepared Mr. Romney to be president, in other words, is a long way from suggesting that he’s a vampire. Mr. Obama’smisstep onthe private equity game Q The Washington Post FacebookIPO issuepoorlymanaged E ducation Secretary Arne Duncan says student loans don’t push up tuition, but of course, they do, much like housing prices were pushed up by banks giv-ing loans to people who could not afford the mortgages. Does anyone in Washington remem-ber how that turned out? Probably not. Washington encouraged the practice, which walloped our economy. But now it’s time for another goof and more misery. The latest piece of craziness, promoted by President Barack Obama and seconded by Republican presi-dential candidate Mitt Romney, is to keep student loans at 3.4 percent instead of letting them go up to 6.8 percent after June, as a law calls for. That works out to be a taxpayer gift, and people love taxpayer gifts, so many students are cheering. They shouldn’t be. If Obama and Romney had agreed on a deal making sure college students got a regular kick in the rear, it would not be nearly as painful as this will be for some. Tuition does go up as easy loans proliferate. Let me explain why to Secretary Duncan, an education official who seems to need more edu-cation in pricing basics. Like any self-interested party, colleges and universities are ordinarily going to charge what the market will bear. A chief source of their funding these days is student loans. Keeping interest rates low helps keep the loans proliferating. That means tuition can go up, with students still arriving in num-bers that would not be possible for many of them if the govern-ment were not involved. Did Romney and Obama think of that? And how do they like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s way of finding the billions needed to make up the reduction of interest to 3.4 percent? He wants to raise taxes on some small busi-nesses, which will be less likely to hire more people. That’s one thing that can happen when you pass higher business taxes. An “Obamacare” tax on firms making medical devices has caused several of them to delay expansion, meaning fewer jobs. Even though Washington insists on running our lives, you sometimes think legislators could not wind a toy meant for 6-year-olds. While we have incredible opportunities in this country at the moment -oil and natural gas fields that could make this economy boom, for one -we are in a major government-gen-erated mess. It mostly has to do with spending that is often counterproductive and waste-ful and cannot be continued at anywhere near present rates of increase without disaster. It’s time to stop and quit the politics. Student loans fail students Q Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard news-papers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado. Jay AmbroseSpeaktoJay@aol.com


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 5A 386-755-4911Discover How Much Better Your World Can Sound… Call (386) 466-0902 Henry Lee Grimes, Sr.Henry Lee Grimes Sr., age 68 of Gainesville, died May 21, 2012 at E.T. York Hospice Care Center. He graduated from Lincoln High School, Gainesville, FL and the University of Florida with a B.A. degree in education. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.He was a former *DLQHVYLOOH3ROLFH2IFHUDQGUHWLUHGDVWKHUVW$IULFDQ$PHUL can Fresh Water and Fish Com-PLVVLRQ2IFHULQ/DNH&LW\FL. He’s a member of Emman-uel Missionary Baptist Church, Gainesville, FL and served as a Deacon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Grimes, and sisters, Shirley Grimes and Mary A. McRoy. Mr. Grimes is survived by 4 chil-dren, Rondy (Johnnie) Grimes, Henry (Kaytee) Grimes, Jr., Latonia A. Grimes and Latanya R. Grimes; 6 sisters, Apostle Cleopatra J. Steele, Johnnie Mae Clark, Margia Smith, Skeeter (Charles) White, Bertha Grimes and Jean Williams; 2 brothers, Bill Grimes and Jim Grimes; numerous grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and sor-rowing friends. A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Grimes will be held 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 630 NW 2 St., Gainesville, FL, Rev. Geraldine McClellan is Pastor, Apostle Cleopatra J. Steele, Of-FLDWLQJDQGKLVVRQ0U5RQG\Grimes providing the words of comfort. Burial will be in Starke-Nelson Cemetery, Campville, FL. Viewing hours on Friday at PINKNEY-SMITH FUNER-AL HOME, 21400 SE HAW-THORNE RD, HAWTHORNE, FL, 3-7 p.m., and Saturday at Mt. Pleasant UMC, 12-1 p.m.. No viewing after words of comfort. The cortege will form 12:15 p.m. Saturday at the home of Ella Gardner, 1505 SE 38 Ct., Gainesville, FL. SERVICES ENTRUSTED TO PINKNEYSMITH FUNERAL HOME OF HAWTHORNE (352) 481-2903William G. Roberts:LOOLDP%LOO*ULIWK5RE erts, 81, of Melbourne Florida, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. He was married for 54 years to the late Cath-erine “Cathie” Jones Roberts. He was born on September 23, 1930, in East Aurora, New York to the late David Charles and /RXLVH*ULIWK5REHUWV+Hwas predeceased by his wife as well as two sons, David Rob-erts and Brian Roberts, and his brother David Charles Roberts. He is survived by one son, Craig Roberts (wife Mattie) of Way-cross, Georgia, a daughter-in-law, Margaret Roberts of Lake City, Florida, nine grandchildren, Charlie Roberts. Jessica Roberts, William Roberts, Jennifer Rose, Jami Roberts, Emily Norman, Robert Anderson, Angel Ander-son and Teara Daigle, eight great-grandchildren and his brother-in-law, Gordon Jones (wife Marty) of Papillion, Nebraska. He retired from the United States Air Force at the rank of Major. +HZDVDLJKWLQVWUXFWRUDQGSL lot serving in Korea and did three tours of duty in Vietnam. After retirement from the Air Force as Chief of Safety at Moody Air Force Base outside Valdosta, Georgia, he completed his edu-cation at Valdosta State College with his Bachelors Degree in Education and then taught math at Lowndes High School until his retirement in 1990. After his retirement from teaching, he and Cathie moved to Melbourne, Florida, where he became in-volved in volunteer work and his local Kiwanis Club, where he served as President and Florida District Lieutenant Governor. Memorialization is by cremation and interment will be at the Flor-ida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. There will be a private family memorial service and a graveside service at the cemetery at a future date. The family requests that in lieu of RZHUVGRQDWLRQVPD\EHPDGHto the William Childs Hospice House, 381 Medplex Parkway, Palm Bay, FL 32907 or the Ju-venile Diabetes Research Foun-dation, 26 Broadway 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Dona-tions may also be made online at www.health-first.org/hospi-tals_services/hospice_house.cfm Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES May 24’72 class meetingClass of 1972 Reunion Meeting at Beef O’Bradys May 24 at 7 p.m. Contact George H. Hudson Jr. 386-623-2066 for information.Landlords meeting There will be a workshop meeting for owners and rental agents May 24 at 6 p.m. at Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center conference room. This is the last meeting until September. May 25Fish dinnerOur Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47, will have a fish dinner May 25 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner includes two filets, corn, baked beans, hush puppies, cole slaw, and tarter sauce for $6.May 28Human TraffickingThe Lake City Aglow Lighthouse will meet May 28 at 7 p.m. with information on modern day slavery. Human traf-ficking now has become the most profitable illegal industry in the world. Ryan Brackett, represent-ing the Florida Abolitionist Organization in Orlando, will inform this community of this evil currently present in our beautiful state and learn what we can do to fight this hor-rible tragedy in our own backyard. The meeting will be held at the Christ Community Church, 159 SW Spencer Court in Lake City. For more information call 386-935-4018.June 1Blueberry festival The 19th Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival is June 1 and 2. Admission is free! Both Friday and Saturday fea-ture arts & crafts, food vendors, the Country Store selling blueberry pies, cobbler, muffins and more, live entertain-ment by the Willow Creek Band, and fresh blueber-ries and blueberry plants available for purchase. On Friday, the hours are from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m, and the Blueberry Bake-off, Tasting Party and Children’s Talent Contest are Friday’s special events. The Lake City Reporter’s Taste Buddies, Genie Norman and Mary Kay Hollingsworth, will be judging the Bake-Off! Saturday, the festival opens at 7 a.m., and features the Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, the “Think Green” Parade, and the Adults’ Talent Contest. The winners of the Bake-Off, Parade and Talent Contests are awarded cash prizes. This event is hosted by the Wellborn Community Association, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corpo-ration. For more info call 386-963-1157. June 2Leadership classFree Leadership Seminar June 2 at 3 p.m. at Richardson Community Center, 255 NE Coast Anders Lane. For more information call Pearlnita Mitchell 386-752-0110.Charity golf tournamentNorth Florida Blaze 11U Youth Baseball Team will have the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Quail Heights Country Club on Saturday, June 2. Shotgun start at 8.m. 18 hole scram-ble, 4-person teams, lunch provided, mulligan sales, door prizes, prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, entry fee $200 per team, hole sponsorships available $100. Contact Tim Williamson at 386-234-0423 for further information. Proceeds will be utilized for the 2012 AAU National Championship Baseball Tournament. Baseball team raffleThe North Florida Blaze 11U Youth Baseball Team is raffling a Youth Model 20 Gauge Mossberg Shotgun (pump action) valued at $260. Tickets $10 each. Also available is a $100 Fuel Card donated by Busy Bee, tickets $5 each. Drawing will be held on Saturday, June 2 at the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Quail Heights. You do not have to be present to win. Tickets are available by calling 234-0423. Proceeds will be utilized for the 2012 AAU National Championship Baseball Tournament. Early Alzheimer’s classThe Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be presenting a workshop June 2 from 9 a.m. to noon entitled Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City. This program is designed for caregivers of persons with early stage Alzheimer’s disease or some other memory disorder. Anyone who wishes to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving strate-gies is welcome. Topics covered will include: the nature of dementia, coping strategies, com-munity resources, finan-cial/legal planning, and safety issues. To register for this workshop or for more information, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900.June 3Author programJune Weltman, author of “Mystery of the Missing Candlestick”, presents Take a Tour: International Crime Novels on Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. June Weltman began her writing career as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune. She is currently teaching a com-munity education course on international mysteries at the University of North Florida’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.June 5Artists wanted for show Applications for area artists to participate in the Seventh Annual Juried Art Show are now available at the Columbia County Public Library Branches, the Fabric Art Shop, The Frame Shop and Gallery in Live Oak, Florida Gateway College, and Chamber Of Commerce. Artists are invited to compete for $1000 in cash awards. The application will contain the rules and details of apply-ing for the competition. Two and Three dimension artwork is eligible for the show. All art mediums are eligible for the show. Art is due to be turned in at the West Branch of the Columbia County Library on Saturday June 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Art Show will be held at the West Branch of the Columbia County Public Library June 5 through August 3. It is sponsored by The Friends of The Library and the Art League Of North Florida. The judges for the event will be community lead-ers. The reception will be on Tuesday June 5 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. The entire community is invited to the reception for refreshments, the art show, the awards ceremony, and good fellowship. June 6Wire craft classStephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host a beginning wire craft class presented by demonstrator Sue Rowand on Wednesday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn the basic techniques of crafting a bangle bracelet using precious metal wire. Included in the workshop are: the instructions, use of all tools required to complete the project and all materials needed. The cost will be $30. For more information on the work-shop or to register, please call the park Gift Shop at (386) 397-1920.Builders meetingColumbia County Builders’ Association is looking forward to their June 6 lunch at Guang Dong when Allison Megrath, Real Estate Manager for Florida of Plum Creek will speak. Arrive about 11:30 a. m. COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q Submit Community Calendar announcements by mail or drop off at the Reporter office located at 180 E. Duval St., via fax to (386) 752-9400 or e-mail lhampson@ lakecityreporter.com. A group of boats bob up and down Tuesday while line d along the shores of the Santa Fe River. Bobbing boatsJASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterCALENDAR continued on 6A


6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 Enjoy the buffet and meeting, which starts at noon. CCBA members $12 and non-CCBA mem-bers$15. To RSVP call 867-1998. June 9Filipino dinner and danceThe Filipino American Cultural Society of Lake City will have a Filipino Independence Day Dinner and Dance Saturday, June 9 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Epiphany Catholic Church social hall in Lake City. All FACS members and guests please plan to attend this special night of fellowship, entertainment, music, dancing and cultural food. Please bring a covered dish. Free to members. Cover charge is $10 for nonmembers. For informa-tion call 386-965-5905. Flower arranging classBruce Cavey of The Gardener’s Emporium will present a hands-on, instruc-tional program on flower arranging June 9 at 1 p.m. at the Fort White Branch Library. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.Alzheimer’s classThe Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be presenting a workshop June 9 from 9 a.m. to noon entitled “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers” at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City. This program is designed for caregivers of persons with middle stage Alzheimer’s disease or some other mem-ory disorder. Anyone who wishes to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving strategies is welcome. Topics covered will include: changing relation-ships, safety, respite care, personal care issues, and dealing with challenging behaviors. To register for this workshop or for more information, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900.June 12Medicare seminar The Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Lake City is sponsoring a free Medicare educational seminar on Tuesday, June 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates. The seminar will cover what you need to know about Medicare such as when to enroll and what’s covered. This is educa-tional, not a sales seminar. Please RSVP 755-3476. June 15High Springs Community Theater“Sylvia” by A. R. Gurney opens at the High Springs Community Theater, 130 NE First Avenue, on June 15 and runs through July 8 for twelve weekend shows. This bitter-sweet romantic comedy focuses on the havoc created when Greg, the husband, brings home a stray dog, Sylvia, much to the consternation of Kate, his wife. Tickets are available at The Framery of Lake City, 386-754-2780; online at highspringscom-munitytheater.com; and at the door, if seating is available. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11 for adults, $8 for children 12 and under and $9 for seniors on Sundays. June 16CHS class reunionThe Columbia High School Class of 2002 Reunion will be Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at Columbia County Fairgrounds banquet hall. Tickets can be purchased at: www.columbiahigh2002.classquest.com or at Allie’s, 170 NW Veterans Street. Late Alzheimer’s classThe Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be presenting a workshop June 16 from 9 a.m. to noon entitled “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers” at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City. This program is designed for caregivers of persons with late stage Alzheimer’s disease or some other memory dis-order. Anyone who wishes to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving strategies is welcome. Topics covered will include: the concept of self in late stage dementia, communication, and late stage care options. To register for this workshop or for more informa-tion, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900.June 19NARFE meetingNational Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet 1 p.m. June 19 at the Life Style Enrichment Center. There will be a presentation of the resi-dential fire safety program in accordance with the street guidelines of the National Safety Council and the National Fire Protections Association. For more information call 755-0907. June 23Flower arranging classBruce Cavey of The Gardener’s Emporium will present a hands-on, instruc-tional program on flower arranging Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.June 26Author programMartha Ann Ronsonet, author of “Gardening in the Deep South and Other Hot Pursuits” will be at the Main Library Tuesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. Ronsonet is active in the Lake City Garden Club and passion-ate about protecting our wildlife, water quality, springs and rivers. Her book provides informa-tion for beginners or seasoned gardeners who want to learn more about gardening in our unique climate. This free pro-gram is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.June 30Financial literacy classJenny Jump of the Columbia County UF/IFAS Extension Office will present Money Matters, a free, informational program about financial literacy Saturday, June 30 at 1 p.m. at the Fort White Branch Library. OngoingClass of ’62 reunionThe Columbia High School class of 1962 is planning a reunion this year. Addresses are needed for all classmates. Please send your mailing address to Linda Sue Lee at lslee44@aol.com or call Linda Hurst Greene at (386) 752-0561. Volunteer driver neededShands LakeShore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for volunteer golf cart driv-ers to transport staff and patients to and from park-ing lots and the hospital. Volunteers are asked to work a four-hour shift once per week, but are welcome to work more often. They will receive a shirt and one free meal with each shift. To help call (386)292-8000, extension 21216. Used books neededThe Wellborn community library will have a semi-annual used book and bake sale June 2 as part of the Wellborn Blueberry Festival. The library, located at the Wellborn United Methodist Church on Route 137, is actively solic-iting donations of books. Please consider cleaning out your bookshelves and donating hard-bound or paperback books on any subject (no encyclopedias please). Books can either be dropped at the library between 9 a.m. and noon on Tuesdays, or pickup can be arranged at no cost. For information or to donate call 386-754-8524. Proceeds will benefit the library and the Wellborn United Methodist Church’s outreach programs. Festival vendors wanted The Wellborn Community Association is calling for arts and crafts vendors for the 19th Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival to be held Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2. This year’s festival will start at 2 p.m. on Friday and continue through Saturday until 5 p.m. Contact Wendell Snowden at 386-963-1157. Continued From Page 5ADepartment on Monday took water samples along the Santa Fe in Alachua County from the U.S. Highway 27 bridge down to Poe Springs after concerns were raised by residents and environmentalists about water quality on a two-mile stretch of the river. Green and brown clumps of lyngbya algae, along with ‘pea soup’ colored water, are prevalent in a two-mile stretch of the river near the U.S. Highway 27 bridge to an area near Poe Springs, where the water appears stagnant. “Today (Wednesday) we received those results,” Dennis said. “We have iden-tified an algal bloom. The algae is called Anabaena algae. That algae is not known to produce toxins in Florida. No health effects have ever been documented with this species of algae.” Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson, Our Santa Fe River presi-dent, said the Anabaena circinalis (Cyanobacteria) is the one they look at because it has been known to be toxic in Australia. “However, we have never seen it as toxic in the United States,” she said. “Anabaena has been confirmed in other loca-tions in Florida. According to the DEP it has not been toxic. So, the DEP is doing further monitor-ing and studies based on the facts they have con-firmed Anabaena circina-lis through the test done at the lab.” Dennis said he went out with representatives from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday and collected the water samples. “They also took samples, but I believe they took sam-ples from a bigger expanse of the river,” he said. “I think they went up before where this (algal) bloom has been and went past it to get some compara-tive results. We don’t have those results yet, but based on the algae that was iden-tified Monday, that algae is not known to produce toxins.” He said his department doesn’t have the authority to close the river to public access. “The (Santa Fe) River is not our jurisdiction anyway, but there are springs along the river that are public bathing places,” he said. “If the water quality param-eters are bad, we would issue an advisory, but we don’t have data to issue an advisory at this time. We did the bacteria checks at Poe Springs, the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department took bacteria samples along those same places where algae samples were taken and those results came back today (Wednesday) and they were all satisfac-tory.” Dennis said the bacteria concentrations are accept-able, and there is no toxic algae that they are aware of, so they wouldn’t be issu-ing an advisory. “Instead we’re just putting a notice out this algal bloom has been identified — avoid it where you see it,” he said. is looking forward to filling her day giving back to the community she loves. “She will enjoy doing what she loves to do,” Oden said of Hall’s plans to continue with her charity work. Hall and her husband recently endowed $50,000 to the Florida Gateway College Foundation for two scholarships with the hopes this will gener-ate more funds for students to further their education. Last month, Hall and her husband were co-chairs for a March of Dimes walk that raised $125,000 for the founda-tion. Hall was represent-ing St. Leo University and Charles Hall was representing Florida Gateway College. Hall is looking forward to the new lit-eracy program that the DAR will be hosting this year. seats. They would be elected by registered voters county-wide. The addition would expand the board to seven elected officials. Each commissioner would be elected for a term of four years. Terms would be staggered so that one at-large commissioner is elect-ed every two years. The second proposed amendment would establish a citizen advisory committee that would serve to make rec-ommendations to the board of county commissioners on redistricting boundaries. No elected officials or employees of the county would be allowed on the committee. Article Two of the amendment states that the committee would “preserve the several municipalities and geographi-cally cohesive racial or ethnic minority communities from fragmentation.” The board of county commission would not be required to accept the com-mittee’s recommendation. A written justification of their decision would be required if the recommendation was rejected. A third amendment would change the current proce-dures for the board of county commissioners to remove the county manager. The amendment proposes that the removal of the county manager could be enacted with a majority vote at two consecutive meetings or a majority plus one vote at one meeting. The fourth proposed amendment would remove the required provision of sup-plementary public notice and information via the Internet. The amendment would take away the obligation for agendas and materials for the board of county commission-ers and subordinate boards to be provided on the Internet. The charter review’s fifth proposed amendment would remove a department head’s option to make an appeal to the county commission on ter-mination by the county man-ager. Article Four of the amendment states, “The County Manager shall have the sole authority to terminate any department head with or without cause.” The sixth proposed amendment would get rid of the office of county attorney and would allow for the board of county commissioners to appoint the position. ALGAE: Samples tested Continued From Page 1A RETIRE: St. Leo Continued From Page 1A REVIEW: 6 amendments Continued From Page 1A In California, the International Trade Education Programs unites business people and educators to prepare students for the trade, transportation and logistics industries. The organization supports career programs in five high schools. Huddleston said he wants to take what California schools have done, tweak it and make it work in Florida. “It’s making the business contacts,” he said. Businesses want to invest in schools but they want to know there will be a return on that investment, Huddleston said. Internships help students connect what they are learning in school to the real world. “It just give s them a reason to come to school and work,” he said. The CHS logistics program, in its second year, is gearing up help students find internships, Golden s aid. Huddleston said he plans to meet again with the school representatives who went on the trip to see how they can sustain logistics programs in the area. Terry Huddleston, CHS principal, and Rebecca Golden, CH S Global Logistics Academy teacher, traveled to the Port o f Los Angeles last week for ideas and information for the county ’s logistics academy. PORT: CHS visits LA Continued From Page 3A COURTESY 19th Annual Wellborn Blueberry FestivalFriday, June 1st 2PMto 8PMSaturday, June 2nd 7AMto 5PMNo Admission Fee • Family Fun Bake-Off Contest and Children’s Talent Contests Friday Afternoon Saturday Pancake Breakfast, Parade and Talent Contest Cash Prizes for Bake-Off, Parade and Talent Contests! Arts, Crafts and Food Vendors, Country Store, Petting Zoo, Water Walkers and more! For more info call 386-963-1157www.wellborncommunityassociation.com


By DAVID CRARYAssociated PressNEW YORK As more of Americas children are raised by relatives other than their parents, state and local governments need to do better in helping these families cope with an array of financial and emotional challenges, a new report concludes. Compared to the average parent, these extended-family caregivers are more likely to be poor, elderly, less educated and unemployed, according to the report, Stepping Up For Kids, being released Wednesday by the Baltimorebased Annie E. Casey Foundation. Yet despite these hurdles, child-welfare experts say children who cant be raised by their own parents fare better in kinship care than in the regular foster care system. We urge state policymakers to make crucial benefits and resources available to kinship families so that their children can thrive, said the Casey Foundations president, Patrick McCarthy. According to 2010 census data, about 5.8 million children, or nearly 8 percent of all U.S. children, live with grandparents identified as the head of household. However, many of those children have one or both of their parents in the household, as well as grandparents. The Casey report focuses on the estimated 2.7 million children being raised in the absence of their parents by grandparents, other relatives or close family friends. The report says this category of children whose parents might be dead, incarcerated, implicated in child abuse or struggling with addiction increased 18 percent between 2000 and 2010. The majority of such living arrangements are established informally, but as of 2010 there also were 104,000 children formally placed in kinship care as part of the state-supervised foster care system. These children accounted for 26 percent of all children removed from their homes by child welfare agencies and placed in state custody, but practices vary widely. In Florida and Hawaii, kinship care accounts for more than 40 percent of the children in foster care; in Virginia, the figure is only 6 percent. Through the Fostering Connections Act of 2008 and other programs, federal funds are available to assist children who leave foster care to live under the legal guardianship of relatives. However, states vary in how generously they allocate such funds, and the Casey report said more outreach is needed to ensure that kinship-care families know their options. Theyre trying to navigate this system on their own, and theres not a lot of knowledge about what benefits theyre eligible for, said Mark Testa, a professor at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work. Theyre actually doing a heroic job in keeping these kids part of the family, and they deserve our gratitude, he said. Without them, our foster care system would be overwhelmed. Donna Butts of the advocacy group Generations United estimated that kinship caregivers save U.S. taxpayers more than $6 billion a year by sparing state and local governments the cost of foster care. We shouldnt then just leave them alone, Butts said. They need information, they need support, they need respite. Both the children and the caregivers need help. Among the problems encountered by kinship caregivers, according to the Casey report: Many of them take on children who were abused or neglected, and are coping with the trauma of family separation. They sometimes lack the legal authority for enrolling a child in school or obtaining medical care. Though most kinship families are eligible for federal aid through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, many caregivers are unaware of this option or are reluctant to apply because of perceived stigma. Their eligibility for financial aid may be constricted by licensing requirements that were designed for foster parents and arent always appropriate for kinship families. Such requirements might include foster-parent training programs and regulations pertaining to the square footage and window size in bedrooms. Under federal law, unless they can meet the same hypertechnical licensing requirements as strangers, they are not, in fact, entitled to the help that total strangers get, said Richard Wexler of the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform. Among the agencies viewed as a leader in the field is greater Pittsburghs Allegheny County Department of Human Services, which makes kinship arrangements for more than half of its children in foster care. Its much less traumatic if they can go to someone they know and love, and who knows them, as opposed to going to strangers, no matter how well-intentioned that stranger is, said the departments director, Marc Cherna. The department policy is to pay kinship caregivers the same rates as other foster parents, and work with them on how to optimize the childrens long-term prospects. According to the Casey report, one in 11 American children lives in kinship care for at least three consecutive months. For black children, the ratio is one in five. Morrisella Middleton, 62, of Baltimore, raised two of her grandchildren for many years while also working full-time as supervisor of an assisted living facility. The childrens mother Middletons daughter had struggled with drug problems and their father died of cancer. It wasnt easy. Middleton went on disability after incurring congestive heart failure and hypertension, and relied almost entirely on Social Security benefits. Her grandson, Shane, also had chronic health problems related to lead poisoning, she said. I did not get the money like people do who are foster parents, Middleton said. The road has not been easy, but the reward has been so very satisfying. I see the fruits of my labors. LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY MAY 24, 2012 7A Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 7A7AHEALTH DESOTOHOMECARELocally Owned & Operated Outlander Exterior Lift FREE At Home InstallationHit the RoadLifts & Ramps311 North Marion Avenue Lake City, Florida 32055(386) 752-1699DESOTO HOMECARE Our CaregiversAre Always There For You! Lake City(386) 243-8635426 S.W. Commerce Dr.Gainesville(352) 376-40244615 N.W. 53 Ave.John Markham and Sally DahlemOwners/Operatorswww.homebychoice.comHHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. Page Editor: Xxx, 754-xxxx LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 7A7AHEALTH DESOTOHOMECARELocally Owned & Operated Outlander Exterior Lift FREE At Home InstallationHit the RoadLifts & Ramps311 North Marion Avenue Lake City, Florida 32055(386) 752-1699DESOTO HOMECARE Our CaregiversAre Always There For You! Lake City(386) 243-8635426 S.W. Commerce Dr.Gainesville(352) 376-40244615 N.W. 53 Ave.John Markham and Sally DahlemOwners/Operatorswww.homebychoice.comHHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. More support needed for kinship caregiversASSOCIATED PRESSMorrisella Middleton, seated at center, is pictured at her home in Baltimore with three of her grandchildren, from left, LaQuanna Jordan, Shane Morrell, Jr. and Bryonna Reed in this 2011 photo provided by MikeStogPhotography.com. Middleton, now 62, raised LaQuanna and Shane for many years after their mother battled with drug abuse and their father died. She also raised Bryonna for a shorter period. Middleton is among an increasing number of grandparents and other relatives raising children whose parents are unable to care for them. LDL cholesterol isnt entirely badDear Pharmacist, Would you elaborate on cholesterol, and what LDL and HDL numbers mean. --C.J. Dallas, Texas Answer: Theres mass confusion, everyone thinks cholesterol is bad. Medical authorities and television commercials have convinced some people that the lower your LDL number, the healthier you are. You should sit down for this: Cholesterol is a strong and wonderful anti-inflammatory and a potent antioxidant. Shocked? Because I bet you thought it was bad and that you should get rid of this bad awful cholesterol asap! Obviously, you dont want levels to run amok, but there is a point where you could lower excessively, and thats unhealthy. Well-designed studies have repeatedly demonstrated that cholesterol can block two different pathways responsible for inflammation and pain, 5-LOX and 5-COX. For the record, prescribed anti-inflammatories often work on those two pathways, but if you have enough natural cholesterol, it is doing the work for you... without cramping your legs and making you weak! We commonly refer to our bad LDL cholesterol and our good HDL cholesterol. Ive even used those terms myself because people automatically understand, but theyre silly. LDL and HDL are not even made of cholesterol! They are just fatty proteins, hence the name lipoprotein where lipo means fatty and protein means just that. (Stick with me, we are getting to the fun part.) There is no such thing as good or bad cholesterol, why would your body make something bad for you anyway? LDL stands for low density lipoprotein, and HDL stands for high density lipoprotein. LDL is nothing more than a carrier molecule, a pick-up truck that shuttles cholesterol (fat) to the tissues. You dont want too many deliveries of fat to your arteries and organs so doctors are correct in trying to tame LDL levels. HDL removes the fat from your tissues and returns it to the liver. Excellent! Thats why you are trying to raise HDL all the time, while lowering LDL. Balance is key. Total annihilation of LDL (and cholesterol) makes your life miserable. This LDL, the pick-up truck also shuttles nutrients and antioxidants such as vitamin E which has anti-cancer properties. LDL helps you make steroid hormones such as pregnenolone, cortisol, DHEA, estrogen and testosterone so you can feel youthful, happy, strong and fertile and much more. Im in your head right now, so let me tell you do not suddenly stop taking your medications, good gracious that is not at all what Im trying to say. Just understand that your body has a setpoint where you feel healthy and strong. Control them, but dont chase the numbers down too low! Natural considerations include niacin, guggul fish oils, astaxanthin and soluble fiber. Discuss changes to your medication/supplement regimen with your pharmacist and physician(s). Clarification from last week: Neither Forteo or Evista are bisphosphonate drugs, they work by a totally unique mechanism of action. DEAR PHARMACIST SUZY COHEN


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Then came the boom in independent living centers, assisted living complexes and memory centers for Alzheimer’s patients. At the same time, some people have latched on to stud ies that show pets can help their owners’ health physi cally and psychologically, said Lori Kogan, a profes sor of veterinary medicine at Colorado State University. Shirlee Horowitz and her husband chose the Regency Grand in West Covina, about 20 miles east of Los Angeles. Meals are provided, as is housekeeping and transpor tation. Medication manage ment and help with dressing and bathing can be arranged. But most of all, their collie Barney was welcome. “I worried more about him because he had a big yard before,” said Shirlee Horowitz, 77. “But he has adjusted to this better than we have.” Barney’s friendliness has made it easier for the couple to meet their neighbors, and his walks have helped them get to know the complex. Living centers usually prefer smaller pets and put the limit at two. Not all pets are dogs and cats either, Cumings said. They get a lot of calls about birds and fish, too. As much as 30 percent of the residents at the Regency Grand have pets at any one time, said Leah Hynes, Regency Grand’s marketing associate. Seldom do the elderly move in with puppies or kittens, she said. Most of the time, their animals are older, too. One of the residents lost her husband of many decades. She wanted a pet so Hynes helped her choose a cat. They named it Annie and had the cat spayed, vac cinated and microchipped. “It was like bringing a new baby home. She had the apartment set up and couldn’t wait to have the companionship and some one to care for again,” she said. Residents who don’t have pets of their own are encouraged to share Alley, the office cat. At the center’s memory care center, a dog, a cat and two bunnies live with a couple of parakeets and a lot of fish. Pet-friendly living centers are still in the minority, so people who don’t like ani mals will easily find centers that say “No Pets Allowed.” But some living centers are cultivating small menag eries. At the Silverado Senior Living center in Encinitas, 25 miles north of San Diego, residents have min iature horses and for sev eral months every year, a very young kan garoo, said Steve Winner, co-founder and chief of culture for the company’s 23 centers in six states, including Illinois and Texas. They’ve had a pot-bellied pig, chinchillas, guin ea pigs and even a llama until he got too big, said Winner, who esti mated that 20 per cent of their new residents move in with pets. When it’s time to walk the dogs, a staff mem ber might play “Who Let the Dogs Out” by Baha Men as a signal that it’s time to put leashes on the dogs. Kogan founded a proto type program called Pets Forever, a Colorado State class where students earn credits while helping elder ly and disabled pet owners care for their animals. As people grow old, they lose relatives and friends, maybe some of their mobil ity, their jobs and homes. “So pets become increasing ly important,” Kogan said. The relationship between a person and a pet may be the only thing an older person has left, she said. “Clients will often say their pets are the reason they try to continue liv ing,” she said. “These pets really give them meaning and value in life, a purpose for getting up in the morn ing.”ASSOCIATED PRESSDoris Knopp feeds a carrot to a miniature horse at the Si lverado Senior Living Center recently in Encinitas, Calif. At the senior center, residents are encouraged to bring their pets. Everything from miniature horses to chinchillas can be found on the grounds, and residents benefit from frequent contact with the pets. Senior living centers across U.S. accept more pets ASSOCIATED PRESSJoyce Kavanagh pets her cat as she sits in her room at the Silverado Senior Living Center recently in Encinitas, Calif.


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SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today COLLEGE SOFTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I super regionals, game 1, Michigan at Alabama 10 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I super regionals, game 1, Louisiana-Lafayette at Arizona State GOLF 9 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, BMW PGA Championship, first round, at Surrey, England Noon TGC — Champions Tour, Senior PGA Championship, first round, at Louisville, Ky. 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Crowne Plaza Invitational, first round, at Fort Worth, Texas MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Philadelphia at St. Louis or Minnesota at Chicago White Sox NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 6, Miami at IndianaBASKETBALLNBA playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Tuesday Miami 115, Indiana 83, Miami leads series 3-2 Wednesday Boston at Philadelphia (n) Today Miami at Indiana, 8 p.m. ——— CONFERENCE FINALS Sunday Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.All-Rookie Team Voted by the 30 NBA head coaches First Team Player, Team 1st 2nd Total Kyrie Irving 29 58 Ricky Rubio 21 7 49 Kenneth Faried 19 8 46 Klay Thompson 16 11 43 Iman Shumpert 15 10 40 Kawhi Leonard, 14 12 40 Brandon Knight 13 14 40 Second Team Player, Team 1st 2nd Total Chandler Parsons 10 13 33 Isaiah Thomas 5 17 27 MarShon Brooks 3 12 18 Derrick Williams 2 12 16 Tristan Thompson 2 12 16 Others receiving votes — point totals (first place votes in parentheses): Markieff Morris (1) 7; Kemba Walker 7; Alec Burks 2; Norris Cole 2; Bismack Biyombo 2; Enes Kanter 1; Greg Stiemsma 1; Gustavo Ayon 1; Nikola Vucevic 1.WNBA schedule Tuesday’s Games Minnesota 80, New York 62Phoenix 89, Tulsa 87Los Angeles 74, Seattle 61 Today’s Game Los Angeles at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Friday’s Games San Antonio at Connecticut, 7 p.m.New York at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Indiana at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 28 17 .622 —Tampa Bay 27 18 .600 1 Toronto 24 21 .533 4New York 22 21 .512 5 Boston 22 22 .500 5 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 24 18 .571 —Chicago 21 22 .488 3 12 Detroit 20 22 .476 4 Kansas City 17 25 .405 7 Minnesota 15 27 .357 9 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 27 18 .600 — Oakland 22 22 .500 4 12 Seattle 21 25 .457 6 12 Los Angeles 19 25 .432 7 12 Tuesday’s Games Baltimore 4, Boston 1Cleveland 5, Detroit 3N.Y. Yankees 3, Kansas City 2Tampa Bay 8, Toronto 5Minnesota 9, Chicago White Sox 2L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 0Texas 3, Seattle 1 Wednesday’s Games Boston 6, Baltimore 5Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4, 11 inningsL.A. Angels 3, Oakland 1, 11 inningsSeattle 5, Texas 3Detroit at Cleveland (n)Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees (n)Minnesota at Chicago White Sox (n) Today’s Games Detroit (Verlander 5-1) at Cleveland (Masterson 1-3), 12:05 p.m. Minnesota (DeVries 0-0) at Chicago White Sox (Humber 1-2), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 1-5) at Seattle (Vargas 5-3), 10:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Kansas City at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:10 p.m.Toronto at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.L.A. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 26 17 .605 —Atlanta 26 18 .591 12 Miami 24 19 .558 2 New York 24 20 .545 2 12 Philadelphia 21 23 .477 5 12 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 24 19 .558 — Cincinnati 23 19 .548 12 Houston 20 23 .465 4 Pittsburgh 20 24 .455 4 12 Milwaukee 18 26 .409 6 12 Chicago 15 28 .349 9 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 30 13 .698 — San Francisco 23 21 .523 7 12 Arizona 19 25 .432 11 12 San Diego 16 28 .364 14 12 Colorado 15 27 .357 14 12 Tuesday’s Games N.Y. Mets 3, Pittsburgh 2Washington 5, Philadelphia 2Cincinnati 4, Atlanta 3Miami 7, Colorado 6Houston 2, Chicago Cubs 1San Francisco 6, Milwaukee 4St. Louis 4, San Diego 0L.A. Dodgers 8, Arizona 7 Wednesday’s Games N.Y. Mets 3, Pittsburgh 1Milwaukee 8, San Francisco 5Washington at Philadelphia (n)Atlanta at Cincinnati (n)Colorado at Miami (n)Chicago Cubs at Houston (n)San Diego at St. Louis (n)L.A. Dodgers at Arizona (n) Today’s Games Atlanta (Delgado 2-4) at Cincinnati (Bailey 2-3), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Stults 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-1), 7:10 p.m. San Francisco (Vogelsong 2-2) at Miami (A.Sanchez 2-2), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Blanton 4-4) at St. Louis (Westbrook 4-3), 8:15 p.m. Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Colorado at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.San Diego at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. San Francisco at Miami, 7:10 p.m.Washington at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.Philadelphia at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.Milwaukee at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.Houston at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week INDYCAR INDIANAPOLIS 500 Site: Indianapolis.Schedule: Friday, Carb Day, including Firestone Freedom 100 Indy Lights race (NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.4 p.m.); Sunday, race, noon (ABC, 11 a.m.3:30 p.m.). Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 500 miles, 200 laps.Next race: Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, June 3, The Raceway at Belle Isle Park, Detroit. Online: http:// www.indycar.com NASCAR SPRINT CUP COCA-COLA 600 Site: Concord, N.C.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 3:305 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 7-8:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Speed, 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m.); Sunday, race, 6 p.m. (FOX, 5:30-10:30 p.m.). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 600 miles, 400 laps.Next race: FedEx 400, June 3, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Online: http:// www.nascar.com NATIONWIDE HISTORY 300 Site: Concord, N.C.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 2-3:30 p.m., 5-6:30 p.m.); Saturday, quali-fying (ESPN2, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), race, 2:45 p.m. (ABC, 2:30-5:30 p.m.). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway.Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.Next race: 5-hour Energy 200, June 2, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: Lucas Oil 200, June 1, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. FORMULA ONE MONACO GRAND PRIX Site: Monte Carlo, Monaco.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 8-9:30 a.m.); Saturday, practice, qualifying (Speed, 8-9:30 a.m.); Sunday, race, 8 a.m. (Speed, 7:30-10 a.m.). Track: Circuit de Monaco (street course, 2.075 miles). Race distance: 161.9 miles, 78 laps.Next race: Canadian Grand Prix, June 10, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal. Online: http:// www.formula1.com NHRA FULL THROTTLE Next race: NHRA Supernationals, June 1-3, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. Online: http:// www.nhra.comSOFTBALLDiv. I Super Regionals Today Michigan (42-15) at Alabama (53-7), 8 p.m. Arizona State (49-8) vs. LouisianaLafayette (52-4), 10 p.m.HOCKEYNHL playoffs CONFERENCE FINALS (Best of 7) Tuesday Los Angeles 4, Phoenix 3, OT, Los Angeles wins series 4-1 Wednesday New Jersey at N.Y. 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Hood vs. Evil” (2011) ‘PG’ “Bordertown” (2007, Mystery) Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas. ‘R’ LAFFMOBB Presents (N) Gigolos Sunset Place STARS: Repeat Sunshine State win Continued From Page 1Band Gilchrist Gunners on Saturday. The Stars took care of the Starke Tigers in Sunday’s semifinal game. Derontay Levy led the scoring in the champion-ship game with 25 points. Terrious Baker scored 19 and Derontae Jordan scored 14. Trey Miller, D’Angelo Perry and Dedrick Vanover each chipped in five points. The Columbia County Recreation Department sponsors USSSA basket-ball teams for sixthand ninth-graders, but there was nothing for those play-ers in the in-between years. This 13-under team won at the Sunshine State Games last year. Team manager and sponsor Deidra Vanover decid-ed to do something about the gap. “These kids have been playing together for 3-4 years and I said we have got to keep them together,” Vanover said. “I researched how to form a team and I did it. I got some local sponsors. Family and friends in the community have sponsored four tournaments so far.” The Stars began tournament play at the King’s Classic in Gainesville in late March and early April. They did not scratch in the standings, but placed second in the Gainesville Stampede tournament two weeks later. Ricky Jernigan paid for the team’s trip to the Disney Classic, where the Stars won their pool but lost by five points in the playoff round. Vanover is the granddaughter of Coach Richard Anders, and had some sway in recruiting coaches for the Stars. Troy Ivery is the head coach, and Derek Anders and Darryl Jones are assistants. Ivery, known then as Latroy, and (Doc) Jones played for Columbia High. Anders is Deidra’s brother. “We had to get it ready in two weeks and the biggest thing was to try and find a coach,” Vanover said. “Troy and Darryl don’t have kids on the team, but they have given their time and dedication.” Vanover keeps a portfolio on all the players that includes their progress reports from school. “We don’t require academics, they just automati-cally do it,” Vanover said. “If they are starting out with good grades, there is no reason for it to stop. All maintain their academics and I am very proud of all their grades.” The Church of Jesus Christ Chapel on Old Country Club Road gave the Stars use of their indoor basketball facility. The team has recently moved to the outdoor courts at Annie Mattox Park. “I love what I’m doing with this group of boys,” Vanover said. “I feel like a mom to all 10 of them. I have been around the sports arena and have got-ten my feet wet a couple of times, so I thought I might as well jump in all the way. If one kid gets noticed and it leads to a basketball schol-arship, I have done my job. It is a great feeling to know you are giving back to the community. “A big thanks to my supportive parents for their help in making the team successful.” The Stars have their sights even higher. The Tampa Summer Jam Fest is June 16-18, which could lead to a spot in the nation-al tournament. Vanover is seeking help with the $350 entry fee and motel rooms for the players and coaches. “We are working on sponsors and will be glad to get any help,” Vanover said. Interested parties can call her at 344-2879. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterLake City Stars manager and sponsor Diedra Vanover lo oks through the portfolio on the players in reviewing the Sunshine State Games USSSA tou rnament victory on Wednesday. The Stars went 5-0 in the 13-under division to win Divis ion 1.


DEAR ABBY: My sister “Ruth” and I spent most holidays dining out together after our families grew up and left home. Ruth died last year and her daughter “Lara” began inviting me for holidays “so I wouldn’t be alone.” I have tried to decline, but she persists. She insists that I should be with her instead of with friends, although her plans are always tentative and often change at the last minute. Last Christmas she invited me to a commu-nity holiday dinner at 2 p.m. with her friends. At the last minute she called to say we’d be dining at her house in the evening instead, which meant I spent the entire day alone doing nothing. The dinner was grim because they were arguing. At Easter, Lara called saying plans were “up in the air.” At noon on Easter day, she called to say her husband’s sister was visit-ing and they planned to hike in the state park and have a picnic -something that I physically cannot do. So, once again, I spent the holiday alone. Should I call Lara and tell her exactly how I feel, or just write a script for the next time she calls? -HAD IT IN THE SOUTHWEST DEAR HAD IT: If you’d prefer to spend the holi-days with friends instead of being reminded of sad memories and feeling obli-gated, you should decline Lara’s future invitations. If your niece pressures you, explain that you have already made plans with friends. Although her heart may be in the right place, from your description of your niece’s social skills, they leave much to be desired. Do not allow her to make you feel guilty and change your mind. Your feelings are valid. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I am a 45year-old single male with a job I enjoy. Last June, a cousin who is close to my age married for the second time. He married a girl 20 years younger whom he had known less than six months. Although I was unable to attend the wedding, I sent them a nice card with a generous cash gift. I never received a thank-you note for it and although I was offended, I overlooked their rudeness. Six weeks later, my cousin’s new bride called my place of employment and left an “emergency” message to phone her. (She left a second one with a neighbor of mine.) Very worried and not knowing what to expect, I called her immediately. The “emergency” turned out to be a request for a loan of $500. I was angry but tried not to show it. After thinking about it, I agreed to the loan, although my cousin’s wife had hinted that I should give them a larger amount. We agreed on a repayment plan. I had misgivings about helping them, but some-how my aunt -my cousin’s mother -became involved. She kept insisting I lend them the money. It has been more than eight months and they have made no effort to pay me back. To make matters worse, they avoid me. My aunt acts as though it’s all right for them to treat me this way. I am angry, hurt and feel my trust has been betrayed. What do you think I should do now? -USED IN MISSOURI DEAR USED: I think you should write off the loan and thank your lucky stars that you weren’t conned into giving this deadbeat couple more money. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Surprises will develop when dealing with profes-sional or personal contacts. Don’t speculate or take anything for granted. Acknowledge the efforts of others and compromise, if possible. Rely on experi-ence when given a difficult choice. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Attending an indus-try event, trade show or convention will connect you with people who can complement what you are trying to accomplish. A proposition will be worth looking into, but make sure you are clear regard-ing the details. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stop procrastinating and start doing. Expand your interests or turn a skill into a profitable ven-ture. Finding a way to offer what you enjoy doing most will lead to greater satisfac-tion and happiness. Think outside the box. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Visit a friend or go somewhere you’ve never been before. Embrace new experiences and people who can offer you a dif-ferent perspective on your situation. Negativity is the enemy and will hold you back when opportunity comes along. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Participation will lead to new acquaintances and opportunities. An idea you have can turn into a moneymaker, but before you dole out your own cash, consider alternative ways to expand your plans without jeopardizing your bankbook. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Listen carefully. Someone who is putting you down will be drawing on false information. Look into the facts and get your figures straight if there is money involved, then respond to what’s being done or said. Keep your distance. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Show your competi-tive side and you will win whatever challenge you face. Your insight, confi-dence and determination will enable you to make the right moves. Update your image or make self-improvements. Love, travel and communication are highlighted. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take note of what everyone is up to, and you will handle each situation you face like a pro. Don’t be afraid to use a little force or to put pressure on someone if required. Size up what’s possible and what’s not. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Spice things up a bit. Love and romance are highlighted, but so are anger and emotional distress. Make love, not war, and you will have a great day. Sharing your thoughts is fine, but don’t push your beliefs on oth-ers. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Don’t hem and haw; be precise, and don’t take no for an answer. If there is something you really want, do whatever it takes to follow through and make it happen. Being industrious will impress someone who can offer support. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Follow through with your creative ideas and don’t be afraid to try new things. As long as you don’t overdo it in any way, you will not come up against opposition. Moderation will help you reach your destination. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take one step at a time. Focus on home, fam-ily and the changes that will best suit your needs. Sizing down or lowering your stress is a good place to begin. Plan your strat-egy carefully and you will avoid anyone opposing you. +++++ 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 Aunt is left home alone due to poor holiday plans 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 THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012 3B


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The names and ad-dresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s at-torney are set forth below..All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons, who have claims or de-mands against decedent’s estate, in-cluding unmatured, contingent or un-liquidated claims, and who have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY(30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against the decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contin-gent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. THE DATE OF FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE ISMay 17, 2012Terry McDavid Post Office Box 1328Lake City, FL32056-1328Telephone (386) 752-1896Florida Bar No. 052454Attorney for Personal RepresentativeMarc A. VannPersonal Representative486 SWFairlington Ct.Lake City, FL3202505532617May 17, 2012May 24, 2012 NOTICE OFSALE OF MOTOR VEHICLEPursuant to Florida Statue 713.585, Mid-Florida Lien And Recovery, will sell at public sale for cash the following described vehicle located at lienor’s place to satify a claim of lien.1996 FREIGHTLINER VIN: 1FUY3EDB1TH678824Lien Amt: $9767.70. Lienor/RING POWER390 SWRING CTLAKE CITY, FL386-755-3997Sale Date: June 11, 2012, 10:00 AMAt Mid Florida Lien & Recovery3001 Aloman Ave, Winter Park, FL32792.Said behicle may be redeemed by satisfying the lien prior to sale date. You have the right to a hearing at any time prior to sale date by filing a demand for hear-ing in the circuit court. Owner has the right to recover posses-sion of vehcile by posting bond in accordance with F.S. 559.917. Any proceeds in excess of the amount of the lien will be depos-ited with the Clerk of Circuit Court in the county where the vehicle is held.05532797May 24, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 11000143CACITIMORTGAGE, INC.,Plaintiff,vs.LEONARD NICHOLS; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF LEONARD NICHOLS; IF LIVING, INCLUD-ING ANYUNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),, IF RE-MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIE-NORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND LegalALLOTHER PERSONS CLAIM-ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2;Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Columbia County, Florida, described as:BEGIN at the Northeast corner of Block No. 276 and run thence East 506.0 feet for a POINTOF BEGIN-NING, thence run East 64.0 feet; thence South 210.0 feet; thence West 64.0 feet; thence North 210.0 feet to the POINTOF BEGINNING; Being a part of Lot or Block No. 297 in the Eastern Division of the City of Lake City, Florida. According to the Map or plat of same. Lying in Section 32, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, Columbia County, Florida.A/K/A654 SE Saint Johns StreetLake City, FL32025at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, West door of the Columbia County Courthouse, 145 N. Hernando Street, Lake City, FL32056 at 11:00 AM, on June 27, 2012.DATE THIS 17 DAYOF MAY, 2102.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 17 day of May, 2012.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear.Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771.Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.02500209May 24, 31, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDIC-TION DIVISIONCASE NO.: 11-588-CABANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUC-CESSOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPFKACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP,Plaintiff,vs.TRAVIS S. NASH, et al.Defendant.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated May 17, 2012, and en-tered in 11-588 CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TOBAC HOME LOANS SERVIC-ING, LPFKACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and TRAVIS S. NASH: MISTYC. NASH; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#2 are the Defendant(s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Cir-cuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 173 NE Her-nando Ave., Lake City, FL32056, at 27th on June, 2012, the following de-scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT33, EMERALD FOREST, PHASE 2, AS PER PLATTHERE-OF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 77 OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Date this 17 day of May, 2012.P. Dewitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkIMPORTANTIf 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 Legalyou, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to partici-pate should call the ADACoordina-tor, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or im-mediately upon receiving this notifi-cation if the time before the sched-uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L.Attorneys for Plaintiff3010 N. Military Trail, Suite 300Boca Raton, FL33431Telephone: 561-241-6901Fax: 561-241-918102500210May 24, 31, 2012 100Job Opportunities05532728Sales 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. 05532735World Class CEMENT MANUFACTURER In need of experienced Accounts Payable Clerk – Part Time. Accounting skills should include: Receive invoices; confirm purchase orders; data entry in to SAPaccounting system; knowledge of General Ledger Coding and Vendor Setup; issuance of checks; mailing, filing, record keeping, answer telephone, pickup mail. General office skills required; computer skills: Microsoft Excel and Word. 1 – 2 Years of Accounting Experience preferred. Position reports to Controller. Suwannee American Cement, located in Branford, FL. EOE & Drug Free Workplace. Qualified applicants send resumes to resumes@suwanneecement.com or fax to Human Resources: 386-935-5071. 05532737Full time Housekeeper/Laundry/ Maintenance person needed Experience preferred Send resume to: Housekeeper 256 SWProfessional Glen Lake City, Florida 32023 or fax to 386-755-2169 or Email to admin@nfsc.comcastbiz.net 05532752 NOWHIRING Managers & Assistant Managers, Cashiers & Baggers for. High Springs fruit & gift stores. Benefits avail: health, dental, & vacation Please fax resume to: (352) 748-2196 SC SERVICES is Now Hiring Programmer Analyst *Access and SQLexperience Client Service Rep *Good communication skills and Microsoft Excel experience Located in Lake City w/ excellent benefits Apply online at: www .salliemae.candidatecare.com EOE – M/F/V/D 100Job Opportunities05532756Graphic 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 10 TEMPORARY Farm Workers Needed. Employer: Jude Buckman Farming LLC Lebanon, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 07/10/2012 – 12/10/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employer’s expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order KY0453465. 11Temporary Farm Workers Needed. Employer: Stephen Tobacco Co, Inc Owensboro, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Hay/Straw, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 07/09/2012 – 12/14/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employer’s expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order KY0453439. 22 Temporary Farm Workers Needed. Employer: Nunn Farms LLC Magnolia, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Hay/Straw, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 07/14/2012 – 02/15/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employer’s expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-7559026 and reference job order KY0453604. Attention Stylist Tired of paying high chair rent? Come and check us out. New Salon needs three stylist. $100/wk + retail commision. 755-6992 or appt 100Job OpportunitiesFamily Owned Wellness Company Expanding to Florida We will train. Looking for motivated individuals to help grow area. If you are tired of living paycheck to paycheck. Call 386-7548811 or email: nile_eddy@bellsouth.net Call for details. FRONTDESK Reception Help Wanted for RVResort-Must have computer and telephone skills, great customer service and schedule flexibility. If interested please call 516-410-3895 or email info@gatewayfl.com Front Desk Receptionist for medical office; Must have excellent customer service skills and excellent computer skills; MUSTbe able to multi-task with accuracy; looking for someone with creativity and a positive, pleasant demeanor; SMM skills helpful. Fax resume to 386-719-5654 FRONTOFFICE RECEPTIONISTNeeded for Internal Medicine. Fax resume 386-752-9073. MEDICALRECORDS position forExpanding Lake City Practice requires individual with billing back ground and storm computer skills. Contact HR Department 855-285-102505532755Lead 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). 05532754Teacher(Floater) (Head Start – Ft. White/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) RegisteredSleepTechnician (RPSGT) needed part-time for accredited sleep center. Fax resume to (386) 754-1712. TANKER DRIVER Night Position & Part time day position needed, Gasoline & Diesel Fuel Transport Delivery Driver, Tues. Sat., Truck based in Lake City, Florida, Local Deliveries, Health Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation Competitive Pay Structure, Must have two years driver experience, clean MVR, Application available by emailing: info@jj-fuel.com Fax completed applications to Heather at 850-973-3702. Questions call 1-800-226-5434 after 3:00 p.m., Speak to Ronnie.


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, MAY24, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 120Medical Employment05532721 Physical TherapistAvalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Physical Therapist. Competitive Salary and Excellent benefit package. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 1270 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32055 or fax resume to 386-752-8556 386-752-7900 EOE 05532727 Occupational TherapistAvalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Occupational Therapist. Competitive Salary and Excellent benefit package. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 1270 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32055 or fax resume to 386-752-8556 386-752-7900 EOE 130Part Time K eyboard Player needed immediately for growing church. Full compensation. 386.965.4342 240Schools & Education05531665Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class-06/11/12• 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 Beautiful Blonde Schnauzer spayed, house broke, very good house pet. $300 OBO. Contact 386.292.3927 FREE KITTEN adorable long hair male and female, litter trained,wormed 7 weeks old call 386.623.5156 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. SCHNOODLE puppy CKC, 11 weeks, shots, HC, $275 Contact 386755.3547 402Appliances WHIRLPOOLFull size refrig., white textured, no dings, no rust 33 wide, 31 deep, 65 tall. $300 OBO Contact 386-628-1036 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 DELLFLAT Panel monitor. 17 inch. $50. 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 410Lawn & Garden EquipmentKubota B1750, 20 HPtractor in good condition, w/ HSTtransmission, ideal for gardening & yard work $2395 obo. Call 752-1874 420Wanted to Buy Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $300 & up CASH! Free Pick Up! NO title needed !386-878-9260 After 5pm 386752-3648. 430Garage Sales BYRDS STORE CR 49. Fri. Sat.& Sun, (8-4). 247-240R CR 49R, 247 Beachville. CR 49N, 252 Pinemount Rd CR 49L. Lots of antiques, new items inside, outside if no Rain watch for signs. ESTATE SALE! Lots of antiques & collectibles, furn & H.H. items 941 NWEddie St, Lake City, 5/28 8am-2pm & 5/29 8am-12pm ESTATE SALE, 5/25 & 5/26, 8a.m.-?,366 SE Oak St.., Forest Hills Subdv., near VAHosp., hshold., glassware, silver, misc. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SENIORS 4 CHRIST Fri 25th & Sat. 26th. Troy Street 90W, SR247, 3 miles R on Tro y St. 7/10 mile corner on left 7AM-2PM YARD SALE Sunday, May 27th 203 N.E. Bond St. Lake City 10 am 3pm 440Miscellaneous 10 X10 Utility Shed Assorted lumber, yard tools 26” TV Contact 386-754-6758 P atio Set glass table top 5’long and 3’wide, 4 cushioned chairs. Excellent Condition $350 OBO. Call 386-758-5959 440Miscellaneous GENERATOR big 8500 Watt 2012. Honda 13 horsepower. Electric start. Battery and wheel kit included. Never used. New retail $4995, wholesale $3750. First $1800 cash. 864-275-6478 630Mobile Homes forRent2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo. plus deposit. Water & sewer furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 2/1 S/W, W/D room attached, CH/A$385. mo. plus $200. dep Contact 386-752-2254 3 BR/2 BA, completely refurbished, appliances furnished, $775 month. & $775 deposit 386-752-7578 Mayo Suwannee River, MH 3/2 on 3 acres, $550/mth + 1 mth sec, contact 904-471-3343 Mobile Homes for rent in White Springs & Ft. White. Contact 386-623-3404 or 386-397-2779 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 forSale3/2 1,188 sqft DWMH split floor plan 1 acre nice back deck $79,900 MLS# 77988 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3BR/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 CENTURY21 The Darby Rogers Company Nice 3/2 Mobile Home, 1,976 sq. ft. on 1 acre, $47,000 MLS#80507 386-752-6575 HANDYMAN Special, 16 x 80, 3/2 delivered and set $9,500 Call 386-752-1452 HUGE TRIPLEWIDENEW2011 MODEL, 42x64 4/3 S/3 Model Only, was $139,900 now $109,000, save 30 thousand dollars, North Pointe 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. NEW32x80, 4/2 $65,995 ONLY 1, New 2012 4/2 with 32’Den. North Pointe Homes 352-872-5566 NEWDOUBLE’Sby JACOBSEN, 28x44 3/2 $41,900 28x52 3/2 $46,900, 28x60 4/2 $49,900, All new homes inc. delset-skirting-steps & A.C. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, 352-872-5566. Palm HarborVillage New 2012 ModelsDoubles & Singles $15K Off All Homes 800-622-2832 ext. 210 P rice Reduced! 2006 Fleetwood Annv. Series 3/2 plus office, split bdr. plan, privacy fence, lg. kitch.. Patti Taylor@ Access Realty MLS #78411 $63,900, 623-6896 REPO NEWERDWon land, only $31,900. Call First Coast Homes, 386-752-1452. Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Well maintained mobile on 10 acres. 2 car covered carport. $77,900 MLS#79417 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 4/2 on 10 acres in Bell. 2,200 heated sqft., Bring all offers! $80,000 MLS# 76582 650Mobile Home & LandCENTURY21,The Darby Rogers Company, Lg. MH approx. 2,280 sq. ft. has new wood floors, in McAlpin on 5 plus acres. MLS #78866, $79,500, 386-752-6575 CENTURY21,The Darby Rogers Company, Stunning Triplewide MH, grounds with huge oaks & hardwoods. MLS #80467, $145,000, 386-752-6575 Eastside 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. ForRent 02500180Best deal in town!WINDSONG APTS386-758-8455 2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 2 BR/1 BA, in town Fort White, lg. comb. liv./kit. & din., Lg. ft. & back porch, fenced backyard, $650 mo. incls. all utils. 1st+last+sec. No pets. 941-924-5183. 2/2 MH. Central quite location. Rental to Own, starting at $400 mo. Close to everything. 305-984-5511 or 386-344-0830 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2BR/1BAAPT. w/garage. West side of town. $650. mo. 386-961-9000 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $575. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351/352-208-2421 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1, 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $650 month 386-697-3248 or 386-758-5881 Great area Wof I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups, patio, $600-750 + Sec. 386-965-3775 or 965-5560 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Br’s from $125/wk. Util. & cable incl., Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly rates avail Call 386-752-2741 Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRentRooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent05532708LAKE CITY 3BR/2BA 1300 SF $895. mo“MOVE IN SPECIAL” OF$3003BR/2BA 1258 SF $925. mo 2BR/1BA 546 SF $495. mo 2 AVAILABLE3BR/1BA 1155 SF $725. mo JUSTREDUECED2BR/1.5BA 975 SF $725 mo 2BR/1BA CUTE $495 mo 4BR/3BA 2684 SF $1850 mo POOLAND SPA-BEAUTIFUL1BR/1BA 576SF $595. mo 3BR/1BA 1232SF $725. moMADISON 2BR/1BA JUSTREMODLED $450 mo 2 AVAILABLE 3BR/1.5BA REMODELED $550 mo Visit our website: www .NorthFloridahomeandland.com Mike Foster386-288-3596 Mitchell Lee 386-867-1155Accredited Real Estate Services 1688 SE Baya Dr., Suite 105 Lake City, FL32025 Accredited Real Estate Services is a Full Service Real Estate Office. We do: Rentals ~ Property Management ~ Property Sales. 2BR/1.5 BA Nice Townhome w/lrg fenced in back yard. Ceramic tile flooring. $700/mth + $500 sec. dep. Contact 386-854-0686 2br/1ba $550 mo. + sec., 4mi S. Lake City. 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 3/2, CH/A. all appliances, fenced, carport New carpet. $850 mo, 1st, last, sec. 560 SE St Johns St. 386-697-8893 or 305-962-2666. 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. GORGEOUS, LAKE VIEW 2 BR Apartment. Close to downtown. $485. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 Large 4/2 family home located in town near VAand DOT, New floors & paint. $850 mth. No Smokers. Call 386-758-8917 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 0553226015,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acre Land Sale $295,000, Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 750Business & Office RentalsForRent 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 Office space across from the Courthouse. 152 N Marion 1200 sqft Newly remodeled. $650. mo. Excellent cond 386-961-8466 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 1 to 5 acre lots paved roads Falling Creek area, $300 down $185.00 a month. Call 386-623-0232. 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 FOR SALE BYOWNER, 10 acres planted pines & Dean Steel Building with 18 foot opening, $49,950, Call 386-292-9333. MOBILES ALLOWED4 ac. Lot $25,000 Tanya Shaffer 386-397-4766 Hallmark RealEstate One acre lot in Three Rivers. Close to Sante Fe, Suwanne & Ichetucknee rivers. MLS# 80092, $15,000. REO Realty Group Nancy Rogers 386-243-8227 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice vacant lot in desirable river community, $15,000 MLS #73268 RESULTS REALTY, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 20 Acres, wooded, located approx 10 miles from Cedar Key $50,000 MLS #78886 Riverfront property n Suwanne River 6.45 acres actual river frontage MLS# 77417, $75,000. REO Realty Group Nancy Rogers 386-243-8227 810Home forSale 3 ACRES w/ Home, White Springs Area! 3bd/2ba, den w/ fire place, Island Kitchen, owner will finance. Call Kevin 386-344-3975 3/1.5 home, yard is spectacular privacy fencing, & patios. $99,900 MLS# 80014 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 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 4/3 3,786sq. ft., media room, office with built in counters, $254,900. MLS#79905 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 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 CENTURY21 The Darby Rogers Company 3/2,1559 sq ft, great floor plan. 35+ acres. $104,900 MLS#80602,. 386-752-6575 810Home forSale CENTURY21 The Darby Rogers Company Great Investment 3/2 1 car garage, currently rented, $69,900 MLS#80566, 386-752-6575 CENTURY21 The Darby Rogers Company Victorian Home, 7BR/3.5 BA, approx. 3,705 sq. ft. $169,900 MLS#76361, 386-752-6575 CENTURY21 The Darby Rogers Company 4/2 Open floor plan, 10.5 acres, above pool, $172,500 MLS#80068 386-752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company 3/2 great room, lots of cabinets, 7.37 + ac, fruit trees, fruit trees, fish pond $128,000 MLS #80688, 386-752-6575 CENTURY21The Darby Rogers Company 3197 sq ft country style brick on 78+ acres, huge living room w/ rock fireplace. MLS# 80617, $775,000. 386-752-6575 Century 21 The Darby Rogers Company 3/2 home, 3072 sq ft on 11+ acres, CB construction, stone fireplace, 2 levels. $229,00 MLS #80087, 386-752-6575 CENTURY21,The Darby Rogers Company Brick 3Br/2B, lg kitchen, 2 car garage approx 2566 sq ft, 2.36 ac MLS#80206, $128,000. 386-752-6575 CENTURY21,The Darby Rogers Company 2 Story vinyl sided, 3/2 on 5 plus acres. 1,650 sq. ft. in Live Oak, MLS #80597 $139,900 386-752-6575 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency S pacious home, formal LR, DR & Den., nicely landscaped, new roof in 2008, $119,900 MLS #80613, Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency 3 BR/2 BA, 1,590 sq. ft., hardwood floors, lg. screened porch, MLS #74542. $97,500Mary Brown Whitehurst 386-965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Brick, 4 BR/2.5 BA, wood floors, lg. back porch, Super Investment, $63,900 MLS #79970, Elaine Tolar 386-752-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Brand new underway in Mayfair, 3 BR/2 BA, split plan, great area, $171,900, MLS #80025, Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency 3 BR/2 BA, in Marion Place, gas fireplace, gated comm. clubhouse & pool, $199,900 MLS #80668 Bruce Dicks 386-243-4002 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Private Estate, lake view, 6Br/3.5B, 3 fireplaces. In city Limits MLS# 76111 Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0087 or 397-5131 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, $219,950 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 Picadilly Park Area, Nice Brick 3/2 on large .836 acre lot. Fenced back yard, work shop, pole barn. Patti Taylor@Access Realty MLS #78989 $129,900, 623-6896. PRICE SLASHED!3BR/2BA Brick home REMODELED! Fenced backyard $69,500 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY INC 755-5110 #78340 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Lg home on 1 ac 4/2, open kitchen, Florida room, beautiful yard, wrap around porch, $129,000 MLS# 77292 SHORTSALEpriced to sell fast! 3/2, 2.5 acres Jay Sears 386-867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate 810Home forSale 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 Victorian on 2.66 acres. Double deck porches, fireplaces, incls. triplewide MH, Total of 9 BR/3 BA. PattiTaylor@ Access Realty MLS #71594, $149,900, 623-6896 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 Owner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 830Commercial PropertyColdwell BankerBishop Agency Comm. Property for Lease 1,250 sq.ft., 1468 SWMain Blvd., Suite 103, MLS #80192.Mary Brown Whitehurst 386-965-0887 850Waterfront PropertyFOR SALE OR RENT, Ichetucknee River, 3 BR/2 BA, on river with dock, $200 per night, limit 4 nights. Call 386-397-3258 RIVER HOME Excellent Location $199,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. RESULTS REALTY, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473 Great Investment on main Rd, 2 units w/ 2BR/1B, 2 story with balconies. Units bring $2200 per mo. $230,000 MLS# 79271 951Recreational VehiclesCAR TOWDOLLY 2012. All cars. swifles, tilts. Never used. New retail $2750, first $995 cash. 864.275.6478 952Vans & Sport Util. Vehicles2007 DODGE CARAVAN 59,000 miles with 2 year warranty, $12,500 OBO 386-755-5834REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com