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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comNever a cover charge, live entertainment and an establishment that featured a painting of cartoon cat Toms Place was a local lounge that literally became a hometown legend. What started out as Iveys Lounge in the 1950s became Toms Place, then Tom and Jerrys and, finally, Legends, a local bar and lounge with a package shop and live enter-tainment. The establishment had two floors and housed pool tables and video games upstairs. Constructed in 1956 as a nightclub/bar, the establishment was originally built as Iveys Lounge. Last week crews began demolition work on the former bar site to make way for a Family Dollar store. Thomas Stinson, former general manager and vice president of Aero Corp. (now Timco), purchased the lounge from Ivey Swilley and his wife in 1972. Stinson said when he bought Iveys Lounge it was a 40 x 40 block construction lounge and package store with a trailer park in the back that had 12 mobile homes. The lounge was operated in that configuration until 1981. Stinson, who recently celebrated his 76th birthday, said he spent many 15-16 hour days working at the lounge. In 1991 he first expanded the lounge and increased the size of the establishment and through other later expansion projects, increased the amount of parking spaces, the size of the lounge and later built a second floor. Early to bed and early to rise, work like hell and advertise, was his mantra for close to three decades, he said. Stinson fondly remembers the days he operated Toms Place, when he had a live band called The Tom Cats play regularly, but also managed to attract many up-and-com-ing country music artists who had performed at the Grand Ole Opry. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 5AObituaries .............. 6A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Lindsey Lohan at it again. COMING TUESDAY Local news roundup. 91 64 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 1CObituaries .............. 5AAdvice.................. 5DPuzzles ................. 5B 92 71 Chance of T-storms WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWS PAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Rookie qualifieraction continuesat Southside. Summer adventures, courtesy ColumbiaCounty 4-H. SUNDAYEDITION Vol. 138, No. 98 1D 1B County balks at water rulesBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe county commission has taken a stand against the Suwannee River Water Management Districts recent push to restrict water usage. There havent been one or two over the years that I have been on this board that my mind has been made up, but read my lips: My mind is made up, Commissioner Ron Williams said at Thursdays meeting. I am not supporting any ordinance governing what and when a county resident can do what they want to with their water. SRWMD has the authority to do that them-selves. Here again, it goes to back to they want to conserve our water so that we can be sucked dry by JEA and I am not going to support it. Period. Attending citizens applauded Williams statement. The SRWMD order, issued May 29, will restrict water usage for residential, agri-cultural, commercial and industrial users within the district. Counties affected by the ordinance include Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties as well as portions of Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Jefferson, Levy and Putnam. Under the new rules, which take effect Wednesday, citizens within the district will be limited to watering their lawns only once per week. Car washing and pressure cleaning is also limited as well as outside and inside aesthetic water uses. The county had been asked by SRWMD to schedule a public hearing and pass an ordinance implementing the new rules. However, the issue died on lack of a motion. Under the ordinance the county commission had been asked to adopt, the pen-alties were as follows: a verbal warning for the first offense, a written warning for the second, a $25 fine for the third and a $50 Williams WATER continued on 7A The legend of Toms PlaceLounge, a landmark since the 50s, is razed to make room for a Family Dollar. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterThomas Stinson looks through hundred of photographs of sta ff, patrons and celebrities that visited his lounge/bar/nightclub. The establishment, which was torn down Wednesday, has been a town favorite since its initial run as Iveys Lounge, to To ms Place, to Tom and Jerrys and finally to Legends. A Lake City landmark for years, Toms Place, more recen tly known as Legends, has been bulldozed to make way for a new Family Dollar Store.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterTOMS continued on 7A By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comWith no one running against her, District 10 state Rep. Elizabeth Porter has been assured another term in Tallahassee. With the weight of campaigning off her shoulders, shes ready to dive into the fight for water in the area. That's my big push, that's my real concern for this area, Porter said. Because if we don't have that, we don't have agricultural, to include live-stock, we don't have dairies, we don't have eco-tourism, which is a huge issue for this area and at some point we won't even have consumption, and we will have restrictions. Porter said her job as state representative is to make connec-tions and advance legislation on the issues. However, a great deal of education on complexities of water management has also been necessary for her position. She spent several days last week touring local waterways with offi-cials from the Suwannee River Water Management District. Porter says she plans to refile her bill to consolidate the research conducted by the water manage-ment districts in the state in the Porter picks up where she left off PORTER continued on 3A By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe stage is set for the 2012 primary election. Qualified candidates have been announced by both the city, county and state election officials. The field is expansive for the county this year with multiple candidates running in several positions. Clerk of Court P. Dewitt Cason will run unopposed. Property Appraiser J. Doyle Crews will run unopposed. Qualified candidates for Sheriff include incumbent Mark Hunter, Rudolph Davis, Sr., and Carl Hodson. Elizabeth Horne is the single candidate running for Supervisor of Elections. Ronnie Brannon will run unopposed for Tax Collector. District 1 County Commission has several qualified candidates vying for the office including incumbent Ron Williams, Oni Allen, Randal Thomas and Clarence Tucker. Incumbent Jody DuPree will run against William Aldridge, Mike Gordon, Dennis Morse and Slyvester Bucky Nash for District 3 County Commission. The District 5 County Commission seat will be pursued by incumbent Scarlett Frisina, Michael Christie, Jason Futch and Tim Murphy. The current Superintendent of Schools, Mike Millikin, will not run in the upcoming election. Looking to take his seat are Kenneth Burt, Sr., Terry Huddleston, Glenn Hunter and Grady Sam Markham. The School Board District 2 seat is empty with Charles Maxwell foregoing the race this year. Dana Brady, Cedric Davis and Debra Robarts are now looking to fill the seat. William Hudson will run unopposed for School Board District 4. The seat for School Board District 5 will be contested by Stephanie Finnell, Bill Gootee and Gordon Summers. Glenn Hunter served as the previous seat holder. City qualifiers have also been announced. Running unopposed for Mayor of Lake City is incumbent Stephen Witt. Incumbent Jake Hill, Jr. and Zack Paulk are look-ing to occupy the City Council District 12 seat. City Council District 13 will be contested between incumbent Melinda Moses and Ricky Jernigan. Qualified State candidates are included below. Blair Payne will run unopposed Third Circuit Public Defender. Qualifying ends; field now set for fall electionsCANDIDATES continued on 7ARefuses to backSRWMD plan torestrict usage.Unopposed, she can focus efforts on water issues. Brannon Crews Horne Porter
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays n Att. F. Lee Bailey is 79. n Chef Sharon Roy is 65. n Actor Timothy Van Patten is 53. n Politician Eliot Spitzer is 53. n Actress Gina Gershon is 50. n Model Elizabeth Hurley is 47. n Journalist Kate Snow is 43. n Baseball player Freddy Garcia is 35. n Actress Leelee Sobieski is 29. n First daughter Sasha Obama is 11. CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifica tions will run in this space. And thanks for reading. AROUND FLORIDA Friday: 2-5-9-34 6 Friday: 2-24-27-29-30 Saturday: Afternoon: 1-9-7 Evening: 4-4-0 Saturday: Afternoon: 7-1-1-2 Evening: 5-8-4-8 Saturday: N/A Funeral held for Miami face chewer Lindsay Lohan OK after latest wreck Saturday: N/A 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER SUNDAY REPORT SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... 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Circulation .............. 755-5445 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Home delivery rates (Tuesday -Friday and Sunday) 12 Weeks .................. $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46 Rates include 7% sales tax. Mail rates 12 Weeks .................. $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter 2A MIAMI Mourners are gathering to remember the man police say chewed off the face of a homeless man on a busy Miami highway. A funeral was held Saturday for 31-year-old Rudy Eugene. Police shot and killed Eugene during a bizarre attack over Memorial Day week end. The Miami Herald reported about 150 people attended the service. The program handed out at the funeral described Eugene as a boy who aspired to the best, to a man who was focused on enjoying his piece of the American dream by owning a cardetailing business. Eugenes brother, Marckenson Eugene, said his brother was always there for him and often helped him pay the bills when money was tight. Its not clear what led to the attack on Ronald Poppo. The homeless man remains hospitalized. 2 men found dead in Fla. home PORT CHARLOTTE Deputies are investigat ing after finding the bodies of two men inside a south west Florida home. The Charlotte County Sheriffs deputies said the men died of gunshot wounds and the deaths appear to be domestic related. The bodies were discovered Friday night. The names of the vic tims were not released. Deputy charged with grand theft FORT LAUDERDALE A Broward Sheriffs Office lieutenant is in custody after authorities say he was moonlighting at other jobs while he was supposed to be on duty. Fifty-year-old Eric Wright is a supervisor in Weston. Investigators say on 14 occasions Wright worked at a high school, restaurant or was absent without permission while supposedly on duty. Wright surrendered Friday and was charged with one count of organized scheme to defraud and 14 counts of grand theft. Investigators caught on to the alleged scam after a routine audit revealed Wright was working shifts for other employers at the same time he was sched uled to be at his main job. The Sun Sentinel reports the alleged scam cost taxpayers more than $10,000. Girl shoots self; parents arrested ORLANDO The parents of a 4-year-old girl who accidentally shot herself in the chest after finding a gun on the couch have been arrested. Florida Today reports Leshumbia Stokes was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and tampering with evidence. Marie Buskey was charged with child neglect causing great bodily harm and culpable negligence. They were arrested Wednesday while visiting her at an Orlando hospital. Police say the girl found a handgun on May 12 and shot herself in the chest while her parents were in another room. Doctors brought her out of a medically induced coma but said she faces a long recovery. Her parents rushed her to the hospital but police said Stokes allegedly returned home to dispose of the handgun before investigators arrived. Woman dies after fall from balcony ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg Police are investigating after a woman fell to her death from a third floor balcony. Police said 24-year-old Alexandra Gardner may have been trying to get into her friends locked apartment from the bal cony. A friend tried to save her, but lost his grip on Gardner. She died around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Homicide detectives said the death is suspicious. 3 guilty in septic toilet paper scam WEST PALM BEACH Three men have pleaded guilty in Florida to federal charges that they bilked septic tank owners out of more than $1 million partly through bogus toilet paper claims. Two men, 54-year-old Scott Weiss and 52-yearold Mitchell Friedman, pleaded guilty this week to wire fraud conspiracy. The third man, 46-year-old Richard Chiat, pleaded guilty earlier this month. All face maximum five-year prison sentences. Court documents show the men marketed prod ucts around the country they falsely claimed would eliminate the need for septic tank pumping. They also falsely told people the government had changed the composition of toilet paper and their products would work with those supposed changes. In addition, prosecu tors say the three made fraudulent claims that federal government agen cies stood behind their products, sold as FBK and Septic Remedy. Versace mansion on the market MIAMI BEACH The South Beach mansion once owned by Italian designer Gianni Versace is back on the market for $125 mil lion. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate announced the listing for Casa Casuarina on Friday. Originally built in 1930, the 10-bedroom, 11-bath room, gated home features a 54-foot long, thousand mosaic pool. The pool is lined in 24-karat gold, numerous frescos, ornate statues, arched doorways and an open air courtyard. The home at 1116 Ocean Drive received national attention in 1997, when Versace was fatally shot in front of the property. He had purchased the home in 1992 and spent about $33 million expanding it. Tourists can still routinely be spotted taking photos in front of the house. The homes current owner, Peter Loftin, bought the property in 2000. Coldwell Banker says he preserved and maintained all of Versaces design elements. Judge upholds water rules TALLAHASSEE A Florida administrative law judge says the states proposed water pollution rules are valid. Judge Bram Canter on Thursday rejected a challenge by five envi ronmental groups to the states numeric nutrient rules that are backed by business, agriculture and utility interests. The federal Environmental Protection Agency has not yet deter mined whether to go with the states version or its own rule favored by the environmental groups. David Guest, a law yer for the groups, said they havent yet decided whether to appeal the decision. If so, the case would go to the 1st District Court of Appeal. Rudy Eugene, 31, left, who police shot and killed as he ate the face of Ronald Poppo, 65, right, during a horrific attack in Miami on May 26, was buried Saturday. Poppo remains hospitalized. ASSOCIATED PRESS Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few nd it. Matthew 7:13-14 NIV LOS ANGELES Lindsay Lohan emerged uninjured from a collision with a dump truck on a coastal high way near Los Angeles on Friday, returning to the set of her new movie hours after the accident left her sports car crumpled. Santa Monica Police Sgt. Richard Lewis said there was no sign Lohan was impaired at the time of the accident and said his agency would continue to investigate who was at fault in the wreck. The trucks driver was uninjured and that driver also showed no signs of driving under the influence, Lewis said. Police are seeking witnesses to the crash, writing in a news release that detectives were trying to deter mine who was driving. Lohan was traveling with a male assistant to the set of her new film; the assistant was also uninjured. Were treating this as a regular accident, Lewis said. The agency is accepting anonymous tips about the wreck, and offering a $1,000 reward if it leads to an arrest. The accident at around 11:40 a.m. Friday on the Pacific Coast Highway occurred while Lohan was on her way to film scenes for the Lifetime movie Liz and Dick, which chronicles the love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Lohans publicist Steve Honig said the actress was released about two hours after the accident and was returned to the set to con tinue filming. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the accident, he wrote in an email. Honig declined further comment, including on who was driving, citing the pending investigation. First and foremost, were con cerned about the well-being of Lindsay and anyone else who may have been involved in the accident, Lifetime spokesman Les Eisner said, adding, Lindsay has been doing fantastic work on the set of Liz and Dick. Production on the film started ear lier this week and was expected to conclude around the end of June. Lohan, 25, remains on probation in a necklace theft case, but is no longer being supervised by a judge or probation officer. The accident is the latest vehicular mishap for Lohan, who had her driv ers license restored in August 2010 after losing her driving privileges because of a pair of DUI arrests in 2008. She is still being sued by three men who claim Lohan forced them to remain in a sport utility vehicle she commandeered and used to chase a woman she thought was her assistant on Pacific Coast Highway. That incident ended in the park ing lot of the Santa Monica Police Department, where Lohan was arrested. She is also being sued by a pedes trian who claims Lohan struck her in West Hollywood, Calif., in September 2010. That civil case is still pending. Fridays accident comes after the Los Angeles District Attorneys Office last month determined there was insufficient evidence to pursue a case against Lohan in a nightclub managers claim that the actress struck him with her sports car. The prosecution said there was a lack of evidence in the case. Governor signs OH bill to up film tax incentive COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohios governor has signed a bill doubling the film tax incentive the state offers for movie projects to be produced in Ohio. Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) signed House Bill 508 this week. It will increase the incentive from $10 million a year to $20 million a year for the next two years. The incentive provides for a refundable credit against the corpo ration franchise or income tax for motion pictures produced in Ohio. The executive director of the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission says raising the cap on the tax incentive lets the industry know Ohio is open for business. Police: Rapper Lil Phat fatally shot near Atlanta SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. Police have identified the 19-year-old man who was fatally shot outside a sub urban Atlanta hospital as a rapper known as Lil Phat. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/LvkTO1 ) that the rapper whose real name is Melvin Vernell III, of Sandy Springs was fatally shot Thursday night. Sandy Springs police spokesman Capt. Steve Rose said Friday that police are searching for two men seen fleeing the scene. The victim was found shot in a car parked on the second level of a parking deck next to the hospital. He was pro nounced dead shortly afterward. A motive was not known. Lil Phat was featured in rapper Webbies 2007 song, Independent, which also included Lil Boosie. The song, which praised a womans inde pendent nature, peaked at No. 9 on Billboards 100 and topped the rap chart. Fire at De Niros NYC apartment; no injuries NEW YORK A fire that broke out in Robert De Niros Manhattan apartment has been extinguished. A Fire Department spokesman said no residents were injured in the Friday afternoon fire on Central Park West. The fire was contained within an hour, and the cause was under investigation. A spokesman for De Niro con firmed that the actor lives in the building. The spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, said De Niro is out of the country. Residents of the building told The New York Times the fire started in the laundry room of De Niros apart ment. The newspaper said 95-yearold actress Celeste Holm and her husband, Frank Basile, who live in the building, were in their apartment as firefighters fought to contain the flames.
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What this would do is it would require all of the water management districts to recognize each others science and therefore their results that they have deter mined when it comes to min imal flows and levels in their district, Porter said. The bill passed unani mously in the House last session, but was prevented from coming to a vote in the Senate. Porter said the bill would not only put the sci ence in the hands of the indi viduals most familiar with their districts, it would also save costs. It also is a money-sav ing issue as well, Porter said. Because if we perform a couple of hundred thousand dollars worth of studies over here and St. Johns River is performing the same study at a cost of two or three thou sand dollars, then we are duplicating our efforts and we are wasting taxpayer dollars. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the federal Environmental Protection Agency are at odds over numeric nutrient values, indicating pollutant levels, allowable for local water sys tems. Five environmental groups challenged the states proposal, saying the states rules were inadequate. A Florida administrative law judge on Thursday rejected the environmental groups challenge to the proposed state rules. Porter said she agreed with the states rules, calling DEP very knowledgeable. When you have bureau crats in Washington, D.C. setting what they think our numeric nutrient criteria should be when they really know nothing about our geology and our hydrology, it's ridiculous, Porter said. It's like having a plumber perform brain surgery. You are asking people who do not have the knowledge of our hydrology about how we should manage our water system. Porter said the EPA has failed to take into account the diversity of Floridas water resources. The EPA's numbers are very broad, Porter said. It's basically, this is what the numeric nutrient cri teria should be in Florida, whether its a river or a mud puddle or a canal. Local government issues pertaining to water are beginning to heat up as well, with a recent restriction ordi nance passed by SRWMD. I hope people will under stand, Porter said. I hope as they drive across the Suwannee River and see that its ankle deep in some spots, that they will choose to participate and that they will agree that sometimes you have to take drastic mea sures. Columbia County commis sioners rejected SRWMDs request to hold a public hearing for the restriction last Thursday. Commissioner Ron Williams said SRWMD was passing the ordinance to conserve water that would later be sucked dry by JEA, which was issued a permit by St. Johns Water Management District to pump 155 million gallons a day from the Floridan aqui fer. Porter said focusing on the JEA permit is small scale thinking. The issue, she said, is happening statewide. Its a lot bigger than that one permit that was issued to JEA, Porter said. This has been going on for decades. Over permitting has been going on for decades, but it just hasn't been addressed. And now, because of the drought and because of the over permitting that we are seeing in areas around the state, now all of the sudden its becoming really appar ent. So I think because its so apparent, it cant be ignored anymore. Porter called the water issues facing the district complex and not easily solved. Possible ideas for water management in the district include wastewater use, conservation, surface water retention and public educa tion. Porter said she under stands that water issues are not currently on many peoples radar, but she said they could be in the not too distant future. Who sits around and studies water use patterns or water table levels? Porter said. Most people are going to work, they are coming home, they are cooking din ner, they are helping kids with homework, you know, they are just trying to sur vive and they dont have time to just sit around and study those issues. With her reinstatement as state representative for District 10, Porter said her stress level has fallen. Its sort of like the Sword of Damocles hanging over your head, she said. The boundaries of District 10 have changed, with the whole region characterized as rural. The former district lines included a segment of Gainesville, which Porter said served to be a contrast to the rest of the area. Its become a much more homogenous district and I think it will be easier for me to advance the agendas of the constituents and that agenda be representing the entire district and not just part of it, Porter said. With water as her main focus in the upcoming term, Porter has developed an attitude of perseverance to make whatever changes pos sible as well as acceptance of the limitations of the control that people have over these natural systems. We have to recognize too in all of this, aside from all of the effects that we have on the water table and the water systems in the area, there is the natural effect of droughts or floods that we can't control, Porter said. There will be changes in our climate. There will be changes in our geology and changes in our hydrology that we cannot effect. All we can do is the best that we can as human beings to try and tweak that a little bit, but we can never control it entirely. 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City, FL (Next to Courthouse) State Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, addresses water issues durng a roundtable discussion at Florida Gateway College Tuesday attended by Gov. Rick Scott. PORTER: Back at it Continued From Page 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter From staff reports A Lake City man was jailed for hit-and-run early Saturday after his SUV struck and dragged two pedestrians in a bar parking lot, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. His passenger was arrested on unrelated charg es. Santiago Perez-Perez, 29, had an altercation in the parking lot of the County Line Bar on US 90 West, said FHP, after which he sped away, knocking down two women who suffered minor inju ries. Perez-Perez and passenger Steven Glenn Baisden, 29, headed east on US 90 and were later locat ed at NW Amanda Street and NW Lake City Avenue, reports said. Injured were Kristen Marie Dauzat, 30, and Joyce Ann Foley, 43, both of Lake City, reports said. Both were treat ed at Lake City Medical Center. Perez-Perez faces charges for hit and run and a non-moving traf fic violation. Baisden faces charges for resist ing an officer and a non-moving traffic violation, according to info mation posted on the Columbia 2 women hurt in hit and run Perez-Perez Baisden Katlen Williams (left), 14, and her sister, Nicole Miracle, 17, send dandelion seeds skyward while walking along Nassau Street Friday afternoon. Williams said that while summer has only begun, its pretty cool. The suns not shining, but I like it. Im still having fun. Dandelion fun JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter
The leakerin chief OUR OPINION E ngraved large on one of the walls of the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., are the words Freedom is not free. It is sad that so many are unable or unwilling to appreci-ate the truth of this simple phrase, or are ready to heed those who have power, or seek it, who distort it. I cannot think of anything hurting us more today than false and confused notions about the nature of the ideal of freedom. Recently, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) appeared on Chris Matthews Hardball show and, in discussion about voter ID laws, he said that voting should be as easy as getting a glass of fresh water. He equated requiring a picture ID to vote to Jim Crow laws and poll taxes. It is particularly troubling to hear this from Lewis, a battle-scarred veteran of the civil rights movement. The National Mall and the streets of Washington are filled in the summer with tourists -many families with kids -visit-ing our capital. They can see the collection of symbols and memorials across the Mall testi-fying to the truth that Freedom is not free. A five-minute walk from the Korean War memorial is the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, which serves as a reminder of the struggles of the civil rights movement. A few minutes in the other direction is the National World War II Memorial. And heading back around again you encounter the sad swath of black stone in which the names of over 58,000 lost in the war in Vietnam are engraved. Looking out over it all at the base of the Reflecting Pool is Abraham Lincoln, who pre-sided over the blood bath in which more than half a million Americans died in the interne-cine struggle for the nations survival and ideals. A short ride over Arlington Memorial Bridge takes one to Arlington National Cemetery and the flowing green pastures filled with uniform white grave-stones of our soldiers fallen fighting our many wars. The struggle to protect and maintain a free society and to build on it so that we can contin-ue to climb higher never ends. Certainly someone who put his life on the line struggling for civil rights, like John Lewis, should know this. How can he possibly conclude that voting -the privilege to make ones voice heard as part of the ongoing delibera-tions central to our enterprise of advancing human freedom -should be as easy as getting a glass of fresh water? A free society will soon not be free if the citizens in it see their freedom as something that should arrive effortlessly, free of personal responsibility, like the appearance of the morning sun. Black leaders do damage to our nation, and to our black citizens, to label as racist the call for requirements for a modi-cum of personal responsibility in order to vote. A study published earlier this year by the Pew Center on the States characterized Americas voter registration sys-tem as Inaccurate, Costly, and Inefficient. Among its conclusions are that approximately 24 million voter registrations in the U.S. are no longer valid or (are) significantly inaccurate; more than 1.8 million deceased individuals are listed as voters; approximately 2.75 million people have registrations in more than one state. In 2008, the Supreme Court considered Indianas voter ID law, which the New York Times then reported was considered the strictest in the country, and found it constitutional. Every American should celebrate efforts requiring respon-sibility for clear proof of identity when registering to vote. And every American should appreci-ate the importance of efforts by states, like that taking place now in Florida, to update and ensure the honesty and integ-rity of voter files. Freedom is not free. To the extent that Americans of any background do not appreciate this, we will long for the days when we were free. Q Star Parker is an author and president of CURE, Center for Urban Renewal and Education. Contact her at www.urbancure.org. Voter rights are not free LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Trains have been required to blow their horns at railroad crossings for at least 100 years, two short and one long. This happens all over the USA and other countries. The CSX tracks are paid for by them along with the mainte-nance with NO bailout taxpayer money at all. They employ thou-sands of workers in good-pay-ing USA jobs. If you dont want to hear trains dont live near the railroad tracks or airplanes dont live near an airport. We do have a choice where we live. I would say to CSX, KEEP THE TRAINS ROLLING AND THE HORNS BLOWING and we can at least know someone is still with a job.L.F. CarterLake CityNo more horns This is in response to the person who felt I should do some-thing else with my $1,400 other than making the railroad crossing much safer than just blowing its horn. While I sit here on my large plantation (120x150 ft. lot) drinking my mint-julep on my larger veranda (6x10 ft. slab) I hear a low rumble in the distance. My cowboys are surely mov-ing my large herd of cattle (one Maltese puppy). As the rumble approaches I discovered its just another one of CSXs freight trains. As it gets right even (150 feet away) with my plantation (standard home of 1800 sq. ft.) it gives a deafening outburst with its 190 DB large horn that can be heard over two miles away. My mint julep goes flying into the air spoiling my clothes, the veranda furniture (plastic chairs) and the concrete slab. This will make our downstairs maid (my wife of 22 years) very mad. P.S. we dont have an upstairs. If the person who commented on my article wants to make an donation equivalent to my $1,400, my promise to him is that I will buy a railroad train whistle, and install it on his automobile where he can blow it any time he likes so his children will not miss the great horn sound that the trains make. Train whistles on autos are illegal in most states but are avail-able on the Internet at hundreds of sites. Putting all satire aside the Federal Code of Regulations, Title 49 paragraph 222.25 says the following and I quote This rule does not require the routine sounding of locomotive horns at private highway rail grade crossings. Florida statutes do not address train horn blowing at private crossings. Many, many cities, towns, etc. in Florida have initiated train horn bans. As the CSX tracks in Columbia County go through some of the most populated areas, I strongly feel that our government should be making plans for banning the train horn blowing. Regulations are much stricter and the cost would be great, therefore I still feel the government should do anything they can to make CSX pay a large part of this expense. Considering all, and if I can get the train horns to stop blowing at this private crossing I hope the commenter on my previous article that his children still grow up to be well-adjusted adults. If he feels it necessary I hope he buys himself a train horn. James McGriffLake City Much ado over train horns 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 writers 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: email@example.com Y ou want infrastruc-ture? Weve got it.Two interstate highways cross here, a pair of Class 1 rail lines bisect the county, and now the crown jewel is in place a beautiful new airport terminal, nestled up against an 8,000-foot runway big enough to land a 747. Just the right package to attract businesses of all kinds, especially those dependent on shipping, whatever the route. But thats not all weve got.We have a team that can get things done when it comes to bringing industry and jobs to the area. That includes our Economic Development Department led by Jesse Quillen, along with city and county governments fully committed to doing what it takes to gun the economic engine. And, just as importantly, they all work together toward that common aim. We cant predict the future, and we dont claim to know when the economic picture will return to full normalcy. But we do know this: Were as well-positioned as can be for when that time comes. Meanwhile, we are making strides that others in the region would love to boast of. Plans for the Catayst site east of town are faling into place. Although, as noted Friday in this space, we may need a little help from above meaning Tallahassee to make that hap-pen just the way we want. Regardless, no ones resting on his or her laurels here. Speak with most any member of the local business commu-nity and youll get straight talk. No, were not there yet, and yes, weve still got ground to cover. More for some than for others. Were working on it, though. And absolutely determined to get there sooner rather than later. Crown jewel now inplace Q The Washington Times OPINION Sunday, June 10, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A ANOTHER OPINION P resident Obama takes umbrage at the idea that a spate of leaks of highly clas-sified national-security information is somehow purposefully intended to bolster his leadership credentials. His resistance to an independent investigation will only make things worse for him. The Obama White House is leaking like a sieve. On Friday, Mr. Obama took the charges of selective leaks head-on: The notion that my White House would purposely release classified national-security information is offen-sive, he said. Its wrong, and people I think need to have a better sense of how I approach this office and how the people around me here approach this office. His protestations carry little credibility. On the previous day, the White House rejected a bipartisan call by leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees to appoint a special counsel to investigate the leaks. Even very liberal legislators are worried about the brew-ing crisis of administration staff leaks. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, told CNN on Thursday, Ive been on the Intelligence Committee for 11 years and I have never seen it worse. Mr. Obamas high dudgeon about the temerity of accusations of White House impropriety will not be enough to save his team from scrutiny. There have been leaks about drone strikes, U.S. special operations and foreign classi-fied information such as Israels alleged deal with Azerbaijan to support a military strike against Iran. There have been leaks to newspapers, TV and Hollywood screenwriters. Some leaks have been more damag-ing than others. One story that broke last month detailed a CIA informant penetrating high levels of al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula, making off with their most sophisticated new bomb and providing information leading to a successful drone strike on a leading militant. The information fed to the public portrayed the operation as a major success, but intelligence specialists were alarmed at the amount of detail that was leaked. Embarrassingly, it soon turned out that this was not an American-led effort at all but a long-term British-Saudi opera-tion that was compromised by the very leaks that trumpeted its success and erroneously attributed credit to the United States. This does seem to be a tawdry political thing, former CIA bin Laden hunter Michael Scheur said at the time. The White House may feel that these leaks will somehow help with the 2012 campaign. Some polling suggests that for the first time in a long time, Democrats have an edge on the question of which party can better handle national security. No matter, that issue will not be decisive in this years election. Two weeks ago, a CNN/ORC poll showed that on a list of top national priorities, only 5 per-cent of respondents mentioned terrorism, and it has been in single digits for months if not years. Other polls over the past few months have had mostly the same results: Terrorism was in the single digits, if it was men-tioned at all. The decisive issues for 2012 are jobs and the economy, which usually are mentioned as the nations top priorities by a majority of respondents. The only reason there are no leaks coming from the White House about the economy is that there is nothing positive to leak.
June 11Cancer support group The Womens Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 11. This will be an evening of sharing and support. For more information call 752-4198. June 12Medicare seminar The Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Lake City is spon-soring 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 whats covered. This is edu-cational, not a sales semi-nar. Please RSVP 755-3476. June 13Newcomers meetingThe regular meeting of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13 at Eastside Village Clubhouse. Our Program is our annual picnic and bingo. Come Join the fun. Lunch is $11.00. June 15High Springs TheaterSylvia 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 roman-tic 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 ban-quet hall. Tickets can be purchased at: www.colum-biahigh2002.classquest.com or at Allies, 170 NW Veterans Street. Late Alzheimers classThe Alzheimers Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be presenting a workshop June 16 from 9 a.m. to noon entitled Living with Alzheimers for Caregivers at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City. This program is designed for caregivers of persons with late stage Alzheimers disease or some other memory disorder. Anyone who wishes to learn more about Alzheimers disease and caregiving strategies is welcome. Topics cov-ered will include: the con-cept of self in late stage dementia, communication, and late stage care options. To register for this work-shop or for more informa-tion, please contact the Alzheimers Association at (800) 272-3900.June 17Fathers Day BrunchA Fathers Day Brunch, hosted by RoseMary Catering, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 17 at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 E. Alliston Ct. in Lake City. The cost is $18.95 for adults and $8.95 for children. Those chil-dren ages 3 and under eat free. The menu will include barbeque pork ribs, made to oder crepes, made to order omelets, chicken fet-tuccini, Seafood Newburg, glazed carrots, vegetable medley, biscuits and gravy, french toast and more. To make reservations, call (888) 845-0925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ins are wel-come.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 residen-tial 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 22Fair deadlineJune 22 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for all hog entries to be entered in the 2012 Columbia County Fair. Children must be between the ages of 8-18 and be enrolled in any Columbia County public or private school, or enrolled in home school. All entries must be turned in to the Columbia County Fairgrounds office or by calling 752-8822.June 23Flower arranging classBruce Cavey of The Gardeners 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 25Shooting campUF/IFAS Columbia County Extension and the 4H Target Terminators Shooting Sports Club are offering a 4H Shooting Sports Day Camp for youth ages 12-16 from 8:30 a.m. to noon on June 25-26 at the Extension Office and from 9-11:30 a.m. at the shooting range. Youth will learn rifle safety, firearm equipment and target shooting skills and do not have to be reg-istered in 4H to participate. This is not a hunter education class. No personal fire-arms or ammunition will be allowed. All equipment will be provided. The fee is $15 for registered 4H youth, $20 for non-4H youth. A maximum of 14 people will be allowed to participate. Registration deadline is June 20. To register or for more information, call the Extension Office at (386) 752-5384.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 passionate about protecting our wildlife, water quality, springs and rivers. Her book provides information for beginners or seasoned gardeners who want to learn more about gardening in our unique climate. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Columbia County Public Library.June 28Crafts campUF/IFAS Columbia County Extension is offer-ing a 4H Crafts Class for youth ages 10 and up from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 28-29. Youth do not have to be registered in 4H to partici-pate. Youth should bring a lunch and a snack will be provided. The fee is $10 for registered 4H youth and $15 for non 4H. A maxi-mum of 15 people will be allowed to participate. Registration deadline is June 15. To register or for more information, call the Extension Office at (386) 752-5384.June 30Financial literacy classJenny Jump of the Columbia County UF/IFAS Extension Office will pres-ent 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 plan-ning a reunion this year. Addresses are needed for all classmates. Please send your mailing address to Linda Sue Lee at email@example.com or call Linda Hurst Greene at (386) 752-0561. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 5A Columbia County Tobacco Free PartnershipThe Columbia County Tobacco-Free Partnership is a diverse community partnership which fosters collaborative initiatives to develop and promote policies that reduce the use and eects of tobacco.Event: Columbia County Tobacco FreePartnership Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Location: Central School Board Oce Room 153 372 West Duval Street Lake City, FL 32055 Time: 1:00pm 2:00pmAll partnership meetings are open to the public. For more information on how to make a dierence in your community through your local Tobacco Free Partnership, please contact:Lauren PinchouckColumbia County Health Department(386) 758-1193 or Lauren_Pinchouck@doh.state..us Mitt Romney, I am a Christian Floridian and I plan to vote Nov. 6, 2012. Would you please answer the following questions, each of which has three possible answers of YES, or NO or PCSR ( P olitically C orrect S idestep R esponse). [It has been 36 days with 0 answers, Sir] 1. Is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit the God of Abraham,the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? (References)2. Did God the Father, God the Son,and God the Holy Spirit say to Moses I AM THAT I AM... say to the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you?3. Did Jesus Christ say to the Jews, Before Abraham was, I am?4. Is God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit the only one who can forgivesin and cleanse us from all unrighteousness?5. Haveall Florida public high school students sinned and come short of the glory of God the Father, God the Son,and God the Holy Spirit?6.Did the Lord God Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, havethe authority to forgive the sins of the paralytic whowaslet down through the roof? Kenny Merriken 386-344-7339, firstname.lastname@example.org Paid for by Kenny Merriken June 10, 2012. Florida Vote ID #113877356 John 8:58 Before Abraham was, I am; Proverbs 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people. 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. City and airport officials participate in the ribbon cuttin g ceremony while at the grand opening of the Lake City G ateway Airports new terminal Thursday. More than 200 people attended the event.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterNew airport terminal Randall A. GaskinsMr. Randall A. Gaskins, 75, of Lake City, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in the Lake City Medical Cen-ter following an extended ill-ness. A native of Alapaha, Georgia, Mr. Gaskins had been a resident of Lake City IRUWKHSDVWIW\YH\HDUVKDY ing moved here from Georgia. He was the son of the late Lester and Lessie Rogers. Mr. Gaskins UHWLUHGIURP*HRUJLD3DFLFIRO lowing thirty-three years of ser-vice as a truck driver. Mr. Gas-NLQVORYHGZRRGZRUNLQJVKLQJand gardening but his favorite time was that spent with his family. He was a member of the North Lake City Church of God. Mr. Gaskins was preceded in death by two grandsons, Brandon Gaskins and Michael Gaskins; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Gaskins and a brother, Earl Gaskins. Mr. Gaskins is survived by his ZLIHRIIW\YH\HDUV9HUQLFHWilliams Gaskins; his children, Roy Gaskins of Suwannee, Florida; Ronnie (Carol) Gaskins of Wellborn, Florida; Angie (Ra-leigh) Sistrunk of Lake City and Tony (Donna) Gaskins of Well-born, Florida; and a sister, Lou-ise Stephens of Adel, Georgia. Seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Gaskins were conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 9, 2012 in the North Lake City Church of God with Bro. Mark Cunningham and 5HY%DUQH\+XUVWRIFLDWLQJInterment followed in the Wil-liams Cemetery (located off Hwy 100). The family received friends from 5:00-7:00 Friday evening at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, 386-752-1234 please sign the online family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comJames Robert Bob Smith IIMr. James Robert Bob Smith II, 70, of Lake City, died Friday, June 1, 2012 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Columbia County he was the son of the late James and Gwendolyn Gil-len Smith. Mr. Smith had worked as a carpenter and contractor in the construction industry in Co-lumbia County for many years. He was especially known for his door hanging expertise. In his spare time he enjoyed deer and fox hunting, piddling and could [DQ\WKLQJWKDWQHHGHG[LQJMr. Smith was a member of the Lulu Advent Christian Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Robby Smith. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of forty-eight years, Caroline Ressler Smith of Lake City; his half-brother, Richard Morrow; step-brother, Ronnie Morrow; a sister, Jimmie Lee Aman; a half-sister, Jackie Sue Jarman all of North Carolina; his adopted son, James Russell Smith and his grandson, John Robert Smith of Goose Creek, South Carolina. Private family interment ser-vices were held in the Gil-len Family Cemetery in Lulu, Florida. Arrangements were un-der the direction of the DEESPARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, 386-752-1234 please sign the online family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com WILSONS OUTFITTERS1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City (386) 755-7060WilsonsOutfitters@comcast.net YETICOOLERS Tumblers Gift Ideas in time for that special Dad Guy Harvey T-Shirts Sandals Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES
6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 6A FOR MIKELLS POWER EQUIPMENT Mikells Power Equipment, Inc. has advertised with the Lake City Reporter for over 34 years. I know it works when customers come in with our ad in hand. During football season, we always participate in the annual Football Pickers contest. Our customers and friends take notice and always stop by for a chat and to check out our current specials. Thank you Lake City Reporter, and our sales representative, Jeff Pressley. You are the best! Advertising in the Reporter denitely works. Shirley Mikell Owner Keep your customers informed by advertising consistently in the Lake City Reporter Find out how we can help by calling 752-1293. Lake City Reporter CurrentS Magazine Faces and Places JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Sara Massey (left) and Heidi Stiens. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Billy Aldrich (left) and Gerry Kutner. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Dennille Decker (from left), Joel Foreman and Leslie Rogers. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Glenn Wyche (left) and Robert Baker III. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Kathleen Cooper and Rex Cooper. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Joyce Kutner (left) and Doreen Hoffman. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Tim Boyd (left) and John Stafford. Scenes from Thursdays grand opening of the new terminal at Lake City Gateway Airport
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 7A 7A Artist Name: Age: Dads Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone: Email Address: ENTRY FORM Be Creative! All of our entries will be printed in the Fathers Day, June 17th issue of the Lake City Reporter. The best entries in each age category will be showcased on the sponsor page. Categories: Ages 3-6 Ages 7-9 Ages 10-12 Lake City Reporters Crayons, pencils, markers, paints are all ok! Deadline for entries is 4:00pm Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Only original entries will be accepted. NO PHOTOCOPIES. Please drop o entries to the Lake City Reporter oce. 180 East Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055 Interested in being a sponsor on the Draw your Dad contest page or buying an ad to send a special Fathers Day message to Dad? Call Natalie at (386) 754-0401 or (386) 752-1293 to nd out more information. The seat for U.S. Congress will be between Phillip Dodds, J.R. Gaillot, James Jett, Steve Oelrich, Michael Ricks, Clifford Stearns, Kenneth Willey and Ted Yoho. Incumbent Circuit 3 State Attorney Robert Skip Jarvis will run against Jeff Siegmeister. State Senator for District 5 Charles Dean will run unopposed. State Representative incumbent Elizabeth Porter will run unopposed. Third Circuit Judge, Group 2 is between Andrew Andy Decker and Frederick Rick Schutte. David Fina will run unop posed in Group 3. Angela Cancio, Wes Douglas and Jimmy Prevatt are looking to fill the Group 5 position. CANDIDATES: Field set Continued From Page 1A Toms Place had live entertainment like: Tom Grant, Tommy Cash (brother of Johnny), Bill Haleys Comets, Michael Twitty (Conways son), Joey Dee (of Joey Dee and the Starliters), Becky Hobbs, Sonny Wright and Peggy Sue (sister of Loretta Lynn), among others. Every other Thursday, a performer out of Nashvilles Grand Ole Opry, would perform and on alternate Thursdays, a 50s rock and roll band from New York, Chicago, Detroit and elsewhere would take the stage. I enjoyed the restau rant and I enjoyed the bar most of the time, Stinson said. I just couldnt get enough of the music. My son worked with me and all these guys around town in the music busi ness were working with me. I really enjoyed it. Stinson also owned Toms Sea Cruise, a restaurant and lounge, located near where U.S. 41 and U.S. 441 meet south of town. If the name Sea Cruise sounds familiar, it should. That was the title of a 1959 top-20 hit by Frankie Ford, a regular at Toms Place. Ford performed the song which is featured on the soundtrack of the film American Graffiti at the opening of the restaurant some years later. Stinson never owned the lounge when it was called Legends, but after he sold Toms he later repurchased it and named it Tom and Jerrys. Jerry was his brother. Toms was a special place for residents because I tried to keep it as good as I could and keep the drugs out of it as good as I could, he said. If I saw a guy doing or selling drugs I would tell him not to come in my place again for two weeks. After that, if you do it one more time, Im going to have to get the law involved. The first time its on me, but the second time its between you and the law. Stinson, who continues to recuperate from multi ple strokes, was filled with smiles, laughter and mem ories as he and his wife, Judy, looked at old photos and reminisced about past performers who came to Lake City to play at the lounge. Hearing that the for mer lounge site was being demolished in the name of progress didnt seem to take away from the Stinsons memories and their willingness to talk about the glory days of Toms and Tom and Jerrys. Tom Stinson offered his thoughts about his former lounge being demolished to make way for a new business. To me Toms was a leg end, he said. Its been a legend ever since 1956. I suppose times have got to change.... Time has got to change with everybody. Stinson said he finally sold the lounge to Jerry Sullivan and Bill Koon in 2001 or 2002. The lounge was finally closed due to its inability to pass code inspections. WATER: County balks Continued From Page 1A fine for the fourth offense. However, SRWMD Director of Mission Support Melanie Roberts said "pen alties may be harsher" with out the county ordinance. Breaking water-use rules is a second degree misde meanor, punishable by jail and up to $500 fine, accord ing to Roberts. She added, We're hop ing not to have to do that. Our goal is to educate. Williams said the issue of water management in the district and the JEA permit issued by St. Johns Water Management District causes him to get every emotional. SRWMD did nothing to protect our interests in my book, Williams said. If they want a public hearing, let them call one for themselves, he said. The JEA permit allows the utility to withdraw 155 million gallons of water per day from the Floridan aqui fer for up to 20 years. Roberts said she under stands the frustration of Columbia commissioners. They make a good argu ment, Roberts said. Still, SRWMD is geared to protect the districts water. We have to protect our water here, she said. We'll do it drop by drop if we have to. WATER USE RESTRICTIONS House addresses ending in 0 or 1 may only irrigate on Monday. Addresses end ing in 2 or 3 may irrigate on Tuesday, addresses ending in 4 or 5 may irrigate on Wednesday, addresses end ing in 6 or 7 may irrigate on Thursday, addresses end ing in 8 or 9 or areas with no address may irrigate on Friday. Restrictions will also apply to time of day water ing may occur. Sprinklers and irrigation systems may be used from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., watering with a handheld hose may take place from 4 p.m. to 10 a.m. Additional watering is allowed for new lawns and landscapes for the first 60 days after planting. Treated wastewater irri gation and irrigation for home vegetable gardens are exempt from the restric tions. The restrictions go into effect June 13 and will last through September 30. TOMS: A legend Continued From Page 1A Country music singer, songwriter and pianist Becky Hobbs is seen with Stinson before taking the stage. COURTESY Left: Stinson holds an old advertising poster promoting his club. Above: Country music instrumentalist Charles Buck Trent (center) poses for a photograph with Stinson (right) and his son Bubba. COURTESY In this undated photo, famed rock and roll and R&B singer Frankie Ford is seen performing on stage at Toms Place. COURTESY
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By TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressMIAMI LeBron James finally got a Game 7 victory, on his third try. Next up, the NBA finals and his third try at that elusive first championship. James had 31 points and 12 rebounds, Chris Bosh hit a career-best three 3-point-ers the last sparking the run that put it away and the Miami Heat won their second straight Eastern Conference title by beating the Boston Celtics 101-88 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Miami opens the title series in Oklahoma City on Tuesday night. Dwyane Wade scored 23 and Shane Battier added 12 for the Heat, who won a Game 7 for the first time since 2004 Wades rookie season. Rajon Rondo finished with 22 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds for Boston, which got 19 points from Paul Pierce in what might be the last game of the Big Four era for the Celtics. Down by seven at the half and eight early in the third quarter, Miami start-ed clawing back. An 8-0 run tied it at 59-all, capped by Wade hitting a jumper, and then the fun really started. There were six lead changes and five more ties in the final 7 minutes of the third. Bosh scored with 29 seconds left for the last of those ties, and it was 73-all going into the fourth. Bosh his third 3-pointer with 7:17 left. James made a runner on the next Miami trip, and suddenly the Heat had their biggest lead of the night to that point, 88-82 with 6:54 remaining. The lead was 95-86 with 3:23 left. Boston called time and the building was rocking. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comPlaying on fields that received 10 inches of rain on Thursday and Friday, the Lake City Rookie Qualifier had a good run in Saturdays opening round. With 28 games scheduled in four divisions, the Babe Ruth 8-under all-stars completed 20 of the games before more rain set in at the Southside Sports Complex. Local all-star teams Lake City and Columbia got their games in, but both ended in defeat. Fort Whites game was scheduled for 6 p.m., but the weather closed down the complex a few minutes after 5. Lake City lost to the PVAA (Ponte Vedra) Sharks, 7-5. Lake City fell behind 5-0, then tied the game in the third inning. Those were the last runs for Lake City and the Sharks scored twice in the bottom of the fourth inning for the winning margin. The bottom of the hitting order came up big in Lake Citys rally. Austin McInnis led off with a double and Ty Floyd singled him to third. Braxton Johnson had a double to score McInnis. Mason Gray and Zach Shaw followed with RBI-singles. After a force out, Gray scored on a ground ball by Parker Steele. Ty Folsom added a single and Sid Parris drove in Kade Jackson with another single. Lake City plays Winter Park and Palm Beach Gardens Red today, then will face CCPAL at noon on Monday. Columbia lost to Jacksonville Beach 8B, 14-4, in a game called in the bottom of the fourth inning because of the time limit. Columbia fell behind 7-0 in the first inning, then cut into the lead with four runs in the third inning. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, June 10, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com ROOKIE continued on 3B TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterPlayers, parents and fans come and go during Saturdays opening day at the 2012 Lake City Rookie Qualifier. Acti on continues today and Monday at the Southside Sports Com plex. Starting toward stateCOURTESY PHOTOMembers of the Lake City All-Star team are (front row, from left) Austin McInnis, Noah Schneider, Braxton Johnson, Zachary Shaw, Sid Parris and Ty Floyd. Second row (from left) are Ty Jackson, Ty Folsom, Truitt Todd, Mason Gray, Kade Jackson and Parker Steele. Back row coaches (from left) are Kevin Jackson, manager Kevin Gray and Keith Jackson. Rookie Qualifier puts 20 games in the book before the rain returns ASSOCIATED PRESSMiami Heats Dwyane Wade (3) and Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo (9) talk during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals in Miami on Saturday. Heat turns it up
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 1 p.m. TNT NASCAR Sprint Cup, Pocono 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 2 p.m. FOX Formula One, Canadian Grand Prix, at Montreal COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, Stony Brook at LSU (if necessary) 4 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, St. Johns at Arizona (if necessary) 7 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, Stanford at Florida (if necessary) 10 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, TCU at UCLA (if necessary) CYCLING 7 p.m. NBCSN Criterium du Dauphine, final stage, Morzine to Chatel, France (same-day tape) 10 p.m. NBCSN Tour de Suisse, stage 2, Verbania, Italy to Verbier, Switzerland (same-day tape) GOLF 2 p.m. TGC LPGA, Wegmans Championship, final round, at Pittsford, N.Y. 3 p.m. CBS PGA Tour, St. Jude Classic, final round, at Memphis, Tenn. 7:30 p.m. TGC Champions Tour, The Tradition, final round, at Birmingham, Ala. (same-day tape) GYMNASTICS 4 p.m. NBC Visa Championships, at St. Louis MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. TBS N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees 2 p.m. WGN Chicago Cubs at Minnesota 8 p.m. ESPN Detroit at Cincinnati MOTORSPORTS 2 p.m. SPEED FIM World Superbike, at San Marino (same-day tape) SOCCER 11:45 a.m. ESPN UEFA, Euro 2012, group phase, Spain vs. Italy, at Gdansk, Poland 2:30 p.m. ESPN UEFA, Euro 2012, group phase, Ireland vs. Croatia, at Poznan, Poland TENNIS 9 a.m. NBC French Open, mens championship match, at Paris Monday COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, N.C. State at Florida (if necessary) 4 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, Arkansas at Baylor (if necessary) 7 p.m. ESPN2 NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 3, Oklahoma at South Carolina (if necessary) CYCLING 5 p.m. NBCSN Tour de Suisse, stage 3, Martigny to Aarberg, Switzerland (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Boston at Miami NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBC Playoffs, finals, game 6, New Jersey at Los Angeles SOCCER 11:45 a.m. ESPN UEFA, Euro 2012, group phase, France vs. England, at Donetsk, Ukraine 2:30 p.m. ESPN UEFA, Euro 2012, group phase, Ukraine vs. Sweden, at Kiev, UkraineBASKETBALLNBA playoffs CONFERENCE FINALS Saturday Miami 101, Boston 88, Miami wins series, 4-3 FINALS Tuesday Miami at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. Thursday Miami at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. Sunday Oklahoma City at Miami, 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 Oklahoma City at Miami, 9 p.m. WNBA schedule Fridays Games Connecticut 89, Indiana 81New York 76, Washington 70Atlanta 60, San Antonio 57Chicago 98, Tulsa 91, OTLos Angeles 90, Phoenix 74 Saturdays Games San Antonio 80, Seattle 67Minnesota at Tulsa (n) Todays Games Chicago at New York, 4 p.m.Atlanta at Connecticut, 5 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GBNew York 33 25 .569 Tampa Bay 33 25 .569 Baltimore 33 26 .559 12 Toronto 30 29 .508 3 12 Boston 29 30 .492 4 12 Central Division W L Pct GBChicago 33 26 .559 Cleveland 31 27 .534 1 12 Detroit 27 32 .458 6Kansas City 24 32 .429 7 12 Minnesota 24 34 .414 8 12 West Division W L Pct GBTexas 34 26 .567 Los Angeles 31 29 .517 3Seattle 27 33 .450 7Oakland 26 33 .441 7 12 Late Thursday Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 3 NL standings East Division W L Pct GBWashington 34 23 .596 Atlanta 34 25 .576 1Miami 31 27 .534 3 12 New York 32 28 .533 3 12 Philadelphia 29 32 .475 7 Central Division W L Pct GBCincinnati 32 26 .552 Pittsburgh 30 27 .526 1 12 St. Louis 31 29 .517 2Milwaukee 27 32 .458 5 12 Houston 25 34 .424 7 12 Chicago 19 40 .322 13 12 West Division W L Pct GBLos Angeles 37 22 .627 San Francisco 34 26 .567 3 12 Arizona 28 30 .483 8 12 Colorado 24 34 .414 12 12 San Diego 20 40 .333 17 12 Late Thursday St. Louis 14, Houston 2 Fridays Game Milwaukee 9, San Diego 5 Saturdays Game San Diego 5, Milwaukee 2 Todays Game San Diego (Bass 2-5) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 4-5), 2:10 p.m.Interleague play Fridays Games Pittsburgh 4, Kansas City 2N.Y. Yankees 9, N.Y. Mets 1Philadelphia 9, Baltimore 6Cincinnati 6, Detroit 5, 10 inningsTampa Bay 5, Miami 1Washington 7, Boston 4Atlanta 4, Toronto 3, 10 inningsMinnesota 8, Chicago Cubs 7, 10 innings Houston 8, Chicago White Sox 3Cleveland 6, St. Louis 2L.A. Angels 7, Colorado 2Arizona 9, Oakland 8Seattle 1, L.A. Dodgers 0Texas 5, San Francisco 0 Saturdays Games Minnesota 11, Chicago Cubs 3Baltimore 6, Philadelphia 4, 12 inningsSan Francisco 5, Texas 2Atlanta 5, Toronto 2Washington 4, Boston 2Detroit 3, Cincinnati 2Chicago White Sox 10, Houston 1L.A. Angels 11, Colorado 5St. Louis 2, Cleveland 0N.Y. Yankees 4, N.Y. Mets 2Kansas City at Pittsburgh (n)L.A. Dodgers at Seattle (n)Tampa Bay at Miami (n)Oakland at Arizona (n) Todays Games N.Y. Mets (Niese 4-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 3-2), 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 6-4) at Miami (A.Sanchez 3-4), 1:10 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 5-5) at Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 5-2), 1:35 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 0-3) at Baltimore (Hammel 6-2), 1:35 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 7-1) at Atlanta (Teheran 0-0), 1:35 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 3-5) at Boston (Lester 3-4), 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Dempster 1-3) at Minnesota (Liriano 1-6), 2:10 p.m. Houston (Harrell 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Humber 2-3), 2:10 p.m. Cleveland (Jimenez 6-4) at St. Louis (Kelly 0-0), 2:15 p.m. L.A. Angels (E.Santana 2-7) at Colorado (Friedrich 4-1), 3:10 p.m. Texas (Ogando 1-0) at San Francisco (Lincecum 2-6), 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 3-4) at Seattle (Beavan 3-5), 4:10 p.m. Oakland (Blackley 0-1) at Arizona (J.Saunders 3-4), 4:10 p.m. Detroit (Smyly 2-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey 4-4), 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games Washington (E.Jackson 2-3) at Toronto (Morrow 7-3), 7:07 p.m. Boston (Beckett 4-6) at Miami (Jo. Johnson 3-4), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 7-2) at Atlanta (Delgado 4-5), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Williams 6-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 8-2), 10:10 p.m.NCAA Super Regionals (x-if necessary) Visiting school is Game 2 home team; coin flip determines Game 3 home team Saturday LSU 5, Stony Brook 4, 12 innings, comp. of suspended game Stony Brook 3, LSU 1 Today Stony Brook (51-13) vs. LSU (47-17), 1 p.m. Friday Arizona 7, St. Johns 6, 10 innings Saturday Arizona 7, St. Johns 4, Arizona advances Friday Florida State 17, Stanford 1 Saturday Stanford vs. Florida State, ppd. rain x-Today Stanford (41-17) vs. Florida State (47-15), 7:05 p.m. x-Monday Stanford vs. Florida State, TBA. Friday UCLA 6, TCU 2 Saturday TCU vs. UCLA (n) x-Today TCU at UCLA, 10 p.m. Saturday Florida 7, N.C. State 1 Today N.C. State vs. Florida, 1 p.m. x-Monday N.C. State at Florida, 1 p.m. Saturday Arkansas at Baylor (n) Today Arkansas vs. Baylor, 4 p.m. x-Monday Arkansas at Baylor, 4 p.m. Saturday Oklahoma at South Carolina (n) Today Oklahoma vs. South Carolina, 7 p.m. x-Monday Oklahoma at South Carolina, 7 p.m. Saturday Kent State at Oregon (n) Today Kent State vs. Oregon, 10 p.m. x-Monday Kent State at Oregon, 7 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR POCONO 400 Site: Long Pond, Pa.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (TNT, noon-4:30 p.m.). Track: Pocono Raceway (triangle, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 160 laps.Next race: Quicken Loans 400, June 17, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. FORMULA ONE CANADIAN GRAND PRIX Site: Montreal.Schedule: Today, race, 2 p.m. (Fox, 2-4 p.m.). Track: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (road course, 2.71 miles). Race distance: 189.7 miles, 70 laps. Pocono 400 qualifying At Pocono RacewayLong Pond, Pa. Saturday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 179.598 mph. 2. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 178.866.3. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 178.582. 4. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 178.575.5. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 178.543.6. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 178.228.7. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 178.158. 8. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 177.939. 9. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 177.862.10. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 177.823. 11. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 177.658. 12. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 177.536. 13. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 177.518.14. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 177.501.15. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 177.204. 16. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 177.026.17. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 176.988. 18. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 176.852. 19. (22) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 176.803. 20. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 176.658. 21. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 176.543. 22. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 176.419. 23. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 176.16. 24. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 176.149. 25. (51) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 176.074. 26. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 175.596.27. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 175.575. 28. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 175.387.29. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 175.159.30. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 175.073. 31. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 174.88. 32. (49) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 173.943.33. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 173.869. 34. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 173.853.35. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 173.497.36. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 173.24.37. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 171.854.38. (23) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, 171.52.39. (74) Stacy Compton, Chevrolet, 171.155. 40. (36) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 167.411. 41. (32) Reed Sorenson, Ford, owner points. 42. (10) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, owner points. 43. (33) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, 170.345. Failed to Qualify 44. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 170.004.TENNISFrench Open At Stade Roland GarrosParis Saturday Singles Women Championship Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Sara Errani (21), Italy, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles Men Championship Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Daniel Nestor (1), Canada, def. Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, 6-4, 6-4. Legends Doubles Ladies Championship Lindsay Davenport, United States, and Martina Hingis, Switzerland, def. Martina Navratilova, United States, and Jana Novotna, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-4. Junior Doubles Boys Championship Andrew Harris and Nick Krygios, Australia, def. Adam Pavlasek and Vaclav Safranek (7), Czech Republic, 6-4, 2-6, 10-7 tiebreak. Girls Championship Daria Gavrilova and Irina Khormacheva (2), Russia, def. Montserrat Gonzalez, Paraguay, and Beatriz Haddad Maia (6), Brazil, 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 tiebreak. Friday Singles Men Semifinals Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. David Ferrer (6), Spain, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. Doubles Women Championship Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (4), Italy, def. Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova (7), Russia, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. Junior Singles Boys Semifinals Filip Peliwo (5), Canada, def. Adam Pavlasek (11), Czech Republic, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0. Kimmer Coppejans (6), Belgium, def. Mitchell Krueger (8), United States, 6-3, 7-5. Girls Semifinals Anna Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def. Antonia Lottner, Germany, 7-5, 6-1. Annika Beck (2), Germany, def. Anett Kontaveit (12), Estonia, 6-3, 6-3. Junior Doubles Boys Semifinals Andrew Harris and Nick Kyrgios, Australia, def. Enzo Couacaud and Alexandre Favrot, France, 6-1, 6-3. Adam Pavlasek and Vaclav Safranek (7), Czech Republic, def. Thiago Monteiro, Brazil, and Gianluigi Quinzi, Italy, 7-5, 6-4. Girls Semifinals Daria Gavrilova and Irina Khromacheva (2), Russia, def. Aliaksandra Sasnovich, Belarus, and Donna Vekic, Croatia, 2-6, 6-3, 10-7 tiebreak. Montserrat Gonzalez, Paraguay, and Beatriz Haddad Maia (6), Brazil, def. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, and Taylor Townsend (1), United States, 6-2, 7-6 (3). Wheelchair Singles Men Championship Stephane Houdet (2), France, def. Shingo Kunieda, Japan, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (6). Women Championship Esther Vergeer (1), Netherlands, def. Aniek van Koot (2), Netherlands, 6-0, 6-0. Wheelchair Doubles Men Championship Frederic Cattaneo, France, and Shingo Kunieda, Japan, def. Michael Jeremiasz, France, and Stefan Olsson, Sweden, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 10-6 tiebreak. Women Championship Marjolein Buis and Esther Vergeer (2), Netherlands, def. Sabine Ellerbrock, Germany, and Yui Kamiji, Japan, 6-0, 6-1.HOCKEYStanley Cup Saturday New Jersey 2, Los Angeles 1 Monday New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Wednesday x-Los Angeles at New Jersey, 8 p.m. x-if necessary 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 BRIEFS CHS FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Monday The Columbia County Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. Everyone is invited, especially parents of incoming freshmen. For details, call Joe Martino at 984-0452. ZUMBA Aqua Zumba class on Monday An aqua Zumba class is 6-7 p.m. on Mondays at the Columbia Aquatic Complex. Cost for the class is $5. Sarah Sandlin is instructing. For details, call the pool at 755-8195. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Tuesday The Fort White Quarterback club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the teachers lounge at Fort White High. For details, call Harold Bundy at 365-5731.Celebration for Coach Hunter Fort White is having a retirement celebration for long-time coach and teacher Mike Hunter. The event is 5 p.m. Saturday at the Fort White Community Center. Everyone is invited. For details, call Demetric Jackson at 365-3304. POOL Weekday water aerobics classes The Columbia Aquatic Complex is offering water aerobics classes weekdays at noon and 5 p.m. Cost is $4 per class or $40 per month. For details, call the pool at 755-8195.Youth, adult swim lessons offered The Columbia Aquatic Complex is offering swimming lessons for children and adults. Cost for the two-week sessions is $50. Four morning and two evening class times are available, and most swimming levels are offered at each time. There also are mom and tot classes. The next sessions are June 18-29. Registration is at the pool from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and all day Thursday through Saturday. For details, call 755-8195.Q From staff reports
Associated PressGAINESVILLE Not even two rain delays total-ing nearly 3 hours slowed Florida. Mike Zunino homered and drove in three runs, Hudson Randall pitched seven scoreless innings and the Gators beat North Carolina State 7-1 in the opener of their best-of-three NCAA super regional series Saturday. The top-seeded Gators (46-18) improved to 9-0 against Atlantic Coast Conference teams this season and need one more win to advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., for the third consecutive year. Florida and N.C. State play Game 2 today. The Wolfpack (43-19) will send undefeated left-hander Carlos Rodon to the mound with their season on the line. Florida led 5-0 behind Randalls gem when heavy rain halted the game for 2 hours, 3 minutes in the bottom of the seventh. The game had a second stoppage, this one for 48 minutes, in the eighth.FSU postponedTALLAHASSEE Saturday s scheduled sec-ond game in the NCAA super regionals between Florida State and Stanford was postponed because of rain. It has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. today. The Seminoles (47-16) have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series. Stanford (41-17) needs to win the second game to force a deciding third game on Monday. NCAA officials waited roughly 90 minutes Saturday as a steady rain fell and the weather radar showed little letup for the next several hours.FSU 17, Stanford 1Florida State coach Mike Martin said Stanfords Mark Appel was the best pitcher he has seen this season. Luckily for Martin and his Seminoles, Appel couldnt get anything good going Friday night. Florida State (47-15) chased Appel with seven runs in the fourth inning. Devon Travis homered twice and drove in six runs and Florida State took advantage of Appels wild-ness on its way to a 17-1 victory over Stanford in the opener of their best-of-three NCAA super regional. The Seminoles batted around in the fourth and fifth innings to build an 11-1 lead. Travis, a second baseman drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 13th round earlier this week, singled in a run in the fourth, hit a two-run homer in the sixth and belted a three-run shot in the seventh. Freshman left-hander Brandon Leibrandt (8-2) pitched six innings before leaving with a 14-1 lead. He struck out four and was backed by three double plays. Appel (10-2) was hurt by wildness and an error by Kenny Diekroeger, who booted a potential double play grounder as Florida State scored its first run. Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 3B ROOKIE: At Southside Continued From Page 1B Bronsen Tillotson started the inning with a triple to the fence in right field. He scored when the pic-ture dropped a pop-up on a diving catch off the bat of Zane Starling. Evan Umstead followed with a single and was forced at second by Matthew Dumas. Hayden Gustavson hit a ground ball through the legs of the shortstop to score Starling. Dumas and Gustavson scored on singles by John Hendry and Jacob Haines. Columbia plays Fort Caroline Thunder and South Lakeland Red Bulls today. Columbias Monday game is 1:30 p.m. against PVAA 8B. Fort White will pick up its postponed game against Madison County today, then take on Whitehouse. On Monday, Fort White plays Marietta Bullsbay at noon. Games to be completed or made up today are: Field 1 South Lakeland Rebels vs. Fort Caroline Stingrays; Jacksonville Beach 7A vs. Palm Beach Gardens Blue; Field 2 Whitehouse vs. Marietta Bullsbay; 6 p.m. PVAA 8B vs. South Lakeland Red Bulls; Field 3 Chiefland vs. Normandy Rage; Julington Creek vs. Orange Park; Field 4 Suwannee Valley vs. Northside Athletic; Madison County vs. Fort White. Todays games and Mondays schedule follow. Today Field 1 Perry vs. Bradford; Winter Park vs. Lake City; Jacksonville Beach 8B vs. PVAA 8B; Marietta Bullsbay vs. Madison County; Northside Athletic vs. Bradford; South Lakeland Red Bulls vs. Columbia; Field 2 Sweetwater vs. Union County; Keystone vs. Suwannee; Orange Park 8B vs. Jacksonville Beach 7A; Orange Park vs. South Lakeland Rebels; Normandy Rage vs. Union County; Palm Beach Gardens Blue vs. Keystone; Field 3 Fort Caroline Thunder vs. Columbia; Hamilton County vs. Suwannee Valley; PVAA Sharks vs. CCPAL; Palm Beach Gardens Red vs. Lake City; Fort Caroline Stingrays vs. Julington Creek Outlaws; Field 4 MAA Diamond Dogs vs. Keystone; Dixie County vs. Chiefland; College Park vs. Jacksonville Beach Barracudas; MAA Vipers vs. Suwannee; Fort White vs. White house; Monday Field 1 9 a.m. Madison County vs. Whitehouse; 10:30 a.m. MAA Diamond Dogs vs. Orange Park 8B; Noon Suwannee vs. Jacksonville Beach Barracudas; 1:30 p.m. Keystone vs. Jacksonville Beach 7A; 3 p.m. MAA Vipers vs. Keystone; 4:30 p.m. Normandy Rage vs. Sweetwater; Field 2 9 a.m. Julington Creek vs. South Lakeland Rebels; 10:30 a.m. Fort Caroline Thunder vs. Jacksonville Beach 8B; Noon Lake City vs. CCPAL; 1:30 p.m. Columbia vs. PVAA 8B; 3 p.m. Palm Beach Gardens Red vs. Winter Park; 4:30 p.m. Northside Athletic vs. Perry; Field 3 9 a.m. Keystone vs. College Park; 10:30 a.m. Sweetwater vs. Dixie County; Noon Fort White vs. Marietta Bullsbay; 1:30 p.m. Union County vs. Chiefland; 3 p.m. Palm Beach Gardens Blue vs. MAA Diamond Dogs; Field 4 9 a.m. Winter Park vs. PVAA Sharks; 10:30 a.m. Perry vs. Hamilton County; Noon Orange Park vs. Fort Caroline Stingrays; 1:30 p.m. Bradford vs. Suwannee Valley; 3 p.m. South Lakeland Red Bulls vs. Fort Caroline Thunder. ASSOCIATED PRESSJockey John Velazquez (right) drives Union Rags past Paynter and jockey Mike Smith to the finish line for victo ry in the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., o n Saturday. Union Rags gets the richesBy BETH HARRISAssociated PressNEW YORK Union Rags picked up where Ill Have Another left off coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race. In Saturdays Belmont Stakes, it was even a photo finish. Union Rags rallied through an opening on the rail to edge Paynter by a neck, dealing Baffert a third loss in this years Triple Crown series. Ill Have Another won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness with stir-ring stretch drives over Bafferts Bodemeister. But the champion stunned the racing world Friday when he was scratched from the Belmont and retired due to a tendon injury, relinquish-ing a shot at the first Triple Crown sweep since 1978 and only the 12th ever. His absence opened up the race for Union Rags, who finished a troubled seventh in the Derby. A crowd of 85,811 cheered as Paynter and Union Rags battled down the stretch, and Union Rags barely caught the front-runner at the end to win by a neck. Trained by Michael Matz, Union Rags skipped the Preakness and switched jockeys for the Belmont from Julien Leparoux to John Velazquez, who picked up his second Belmont victory; he won in 2007 with filly Rags to Riches. I have to give it to the horse. He did it all for me. He just worked so unbeliev-able and I was just hoping he could put that work into todays race and he did, Velazquez said. I was very proud of him. Union Rags was along the inside in the middle of the pack until it was time to make a move for the lead. Velazquez guided Union Rags to the inside of the front-running Paynter and relentlessly closed the gap and won by a neck. The 5-2 second choice behind Dullahan, Union Rags covered the 1 12 miles in 2:30.42. The colt is owned by Phyllis Wyeth. It was my dream and he made it come true, said Wyeth, wheelchair-bound as the result of a 1962 car accident in which she broke her neck. He ran a great, great race, but Im not too proud of my performance, though, said Smith, a 46-year-old Hall of Fame jockey who was aboard Bodemeister in the two earlier defeats. Im an old veteran, you know. Theyre not supposed to get through on the fence on me, and he did. I dropped the ball. My fault. Gators win opener; Seminoles rained out in super regionals ASSOCIATED PRESSFloridas Preston Tucker (25) slides into second base safe on a steal as North Carolina States Matt Bergquist (7) waits for the ball during the fifth inning of the NCAA super regional game in Gainesville on Saturday.With humility and hard work, Durant chases NBA titleBy JEFF LATZKEAssociated PressOKLAHOMA CITY Win or lose, Kevin Durant can be found after just about any Oklahoma City Thunder game talking about the need to keep working and getting better. It was his approach when the Thunder were 3-29. Its the same now that hes led the team to the NBA finals just three years later Durant has never been about glitz and glamour. His winning combination has been humility and hard work, and it may soon pay off. The Thunder need four more wins to win a championship in only their fourth season in Oklahoma City and fulfill Durants ultimate goal. Theres always another level you can go to. In basketball, you always can be better at some-thing, I think, Durant said Saturday after Oklahoma Citys practice. I havent seen a guy that totally dominates the game in every aspect. He cant make every shot, he cant get every rebound, he cant get every assist, so I think you can get better. Thats the mindset I take. Durant has gotten his fair share in each of those categories, particu-larly this season. Durant became the seventh player in league history to win three straight scoring titles, averaging 28 points per game, and set career highs in shooting per-centage, 3-point shooting, rebounding, assists and blocks. And yet hes still driven to want more. I wouldnt say Im satisfied, Durant said. Im happy that I progressed a little bit. I have a long ways to go and I think that if I continue to just keep getting better at the mental part of the game watching film and knowing where the defense is going to play, knowing where my teammates are going to be then I can get better. Ive just got to keep improving. As Durant approached his first chance to leave even as a restricted free agent there became growing concern about whether a budding super-star would want to remain in one of the leagues smallest markets without as many opportunities to make money and promote himself. Instead, he even skipped the chance to put an opt-out clause in his maximum contract to stay five more years in Oklahoma City. My job is to come in here and get better every day as a basketball player, and being here provides me the best opportunity to do so, Durant said.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER GOLF SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 4BSports US OPEN HOLES 060812 : Graphic illustrates course and holes at The Olympic Club; with BC-GLF--US Open; 6c x 14 inches; ED; E T A 6 p.m. Pay no attention to the yardage. This is another difficult hole, with a tight fairway beyond 270 yards that might force players to opt for 3wood or hybrid off the tee. The approach is to an elevated green that is both shallow and severely sloped from back to front. An extra club is needed for the elevation change, yet anything long makes for a very difficult par. The opposite of No. 4, this hole bends to the right with the fairway sloping to the left. Large trees guard the right side of the tee shot. The difference is that the approach shot plays downhill, with help from a prevailing wind, and the green is relatively straightforward. A new tee means this will play some 50 yards longer than it did in 1998. This hole is unique in that it has the only fairway bunker on the course, but the new tee means players will need a 295-yard drive if they choose to carry it. Because players could clear the bunker at the turn of his slight dogleg left in 1998, they were left with a wedge. Expect to see longer clubs this time. The first hole that offers a realistic shot at birdie, and the one par 4 that can be reached from the tee. Players who hit iron off the tee will have a sand wedge to the green. Around the green, there is only 5to 6-inch rough to increase the penalty for those trying to drive the green, which also is guarded by bunkers. This fairway also was shifted, to the left, to create a sharper left-to-right dogleg. Players can smash a driver here, though that could lead to a hanging lie because of the slope in the fairway. The two-tiered green slopes from back to front. This will play 35 yards longer than in 1998, starting with a claustrophobic tee shot because of the chute of Monterey pine and cypress trees. The fairway has been shifted slightly to the left. The approach shot, again most likely featuring a hanging lie, is to a green with bunkers and a closely mown collection area. The shortest par 3 at Olympic, this will be a 9-iron or wedge, but accuracy is paramount. Similar to the short par-4 seventh, there will be only the deep, 5to 6-inch around for those missing the green. Still, this is the best birdie opportunity on the par 3s. With a new tee that wont be used every day, this becomes the longest hole in U.S. Open history. If length isnt enough, it's a sharp dogleg to the left and the fairway narrows right at 300 yards. The hole continues to bend to the left until the green, and shots that miss the green long or to the left will bounce even farther away because of the closely mown grass beyond the green. For the first time in a U.S. Open at Olympic, this will be a par 5 instead of a par 4. That doesnt make the drive any easier, because the fairway slopes more severely (to the right) than any other hole. Players have to hit a hard draw to eliminate the roll to the right. Finding the fairway or first cut leaves a good chance to reach the green in two. The green slopes strongly from left to right and back to front, and any approach missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection area under the trees. One bad shot eliminates the ease of birdie. Its not the toughest closing hole in a U.S. Open, but its the signature hole at Olympic, with the clubhouse on the horizon. This offers a birdie, but the tee shot (most likely a 3-iron) must find the narrow fairway. The approach is semiblind because of the elevated green, and players will be able to see only the top half of the flagstick. The green slopes from back to front and is surrounded by thick rough. A new tee offers an incredible view of San Francisco, including the top of the Golden Gate bridge on a clear day. More daunting is the hole, which plays downhill to a relatively small green and is guarded by bunkers on both sides. The USGA also will use a forward tee from about 230 yards. Even from the tips, expect the players to be hitting a long to mid-iron because of the change in elevation. This is a new hole and will play about 60 yards longer. The clubhouse is perched above the green, and a large hill to the right will provide a natural amphitheater. The green slopes from right to left and is set at an angle. Any shot veering too far left could catch a large cypress tree. The shape of the tee shot is important. In classic Olympic fashion, the fairway bends sharply to the left, but the ground slopes to the right. The fairway narrows at 265 yards, leaving an uphill approach from a hanging lie to a difficult green that slopes severely from back left to front right. The green drops off sharply, with a collection area to the right. YEAR WINNER 1955 Jack Fleck (p) 1966 Billy Casper (p) 1987 Scott Simpson 1998 Lee Janzen (won in playoff) the bunker at the turn of his slight dogleg left in 1998, they were left with a wedge. Expect to to be hitting a long to mid-iron because of the The shape of the tee shot is important. In classic Olympic fashion, the fairway bends sharply to the left, but the ground slopes to the right. The fairway narrows at 265 yards, leaving an uphill approach from a hanging lie to a difficult green that slopes severely from back left to front right. The green approach from a hanging lie to a difficult green that slopes severely from back left to front right. The green turn of his slight dogleg left in 1998, they were left with a wedge. Expect to change in elevation. The shape of the tee shot is important. In classic Olympic fashion, the fairway bends sharply to the left, but the ground slopes to the right. The fairway narrows at 265 yards, leaving an uphill approach from a left, but the ground slopes to the right. The fairway narrows at 265 yards, leaving an uphill approach from a change in elevation. The shape of the tee shot is important. This fairway also was shifted, to create a sharper left-to-right dogleg. Players can smash a driver here, though that could lead to a because of the slope in the fairway. The two-tiered green slopes from back This fairway also create a sharper left-to-right dogleg. here, though that two-tiered green slopes from back here, though that two-tiered green slopes from back here, though that slopes from back This will play 35 yards longer than in 1998, starting with a claustrophobic tee shot because of the chute of Monterey pine and cypress trees. The fairway has been shifted slightly to the left. The approach shot, again most likely featuring a hanging lie, is to a green with bunkers and a closely mown collection area. has been shifted slightly to the left. slightly to the left. The approach shot, slightly to the left. The approach shot, The approach shot, again most likely The approach shot, again most likely The approach shot, again most likely again most likely featuring a hanging lie, is to a green with again most likely featuring a hanging lie, is to a green with again most likely featuring a hanging lie, is to a green with featuring a hanging lie, is to a green with yards longer than in 1998, starting with a claustrophobic tee shot because of the chute of Monterey pine and cypress trees. The fairway has been shifted has been shifted slightly to the left. slightly to the left. The approach shot, The approach shot, again most likely again most likely featuring a hanging shot (most likely a 3-iron) must find the narrow fairway. The approach is semiblind because of the elevated green, and players will be able to see only the top half of the flagstick. The green slopes from back to front and is surrounded by thick rough. YEAR WINNER 1955 Jack Fleck (p) 1966 Billy Casper (p) 1987 Scott Simpson 1998 Lee Janzen (won in playoff) 3-iron) must find the narrow fairway. The approach is semiblind because of the elevated green, and players will be able to see only the top half of the flagstick. The green slopes from back to front and is surrounded by thick rough. YEAR WINNER 1955 Jack Fleck (p) 1966 Billy Casper (p) The shortest par 3 at Olympic, this will be a 9-iron or wedge, but accuracy is paramount. Similar to the short par-4 seventh, there will be only the deep, 5to 6-inch around for those missing the green. Still, this is the best birdie opportunity on The shortest par 3 at Olympic, this will wedge, but accuracy Similar to the short par-4 seventh, there will be only the deep, for those missing the for those missing the With a new tee that wont be used every day, this becomes the longest hole in U.S. Open history. If length isnt enough, it's a sharp dogleg to the left and the fairway narrows right at 300 yards. The hole continues to bend to the left until the green, and shots that miss the green long or to the left will bounce even farther away because of the closely mown grass beyond the green. because of the closely mown grass beyond With a new tee that wont be used every day, this becomes the longest hole in U.S. Open history. If length isnt enough, it's a sharp dogleg to the left and the fairway narrows right at 300 yards. 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An extra club is needed for the elevation change, yet anything long makes for club is needed for the elevation change, yet anything long makes for club is needed for the elevation change, yet anything long makes for anything long makes for Pay no attention to the yardage. This is another difficult hole, with a tight fairway beyond 270 yards players to opt for 3wood or hybrid off the tee. The approach is to an elevated green that is both shallow and severely sloped from back to front. An extra that is both shallow and severely sloped from back to front. An extra back to front. An extra that is both shallow and back to front. An extra the yardage. This is another difficult hole, the yardage. This is another difficult hole, What contributes to such a brutal start is changing the opening hole to a par 4 for the first time. The hole moves slightly to the right, t hen drops down a slope toward the green. There is plenty of room to run the ball onto the green for those who cant reach the green in two. The danger is the mowing down the rough left and long of the green, so any miss is likely to run into thick brush. Par 4 Y ards 520 Par 3 Y ards 154 Par 4 Y ards 451 Par 3 Y ards 199 Par 4 Y ards 428 Par 3 Y ards 247 Par 4 Y ards 449 Par 4 Y ards 489 Par 4 Y ards 438 Par 4 Y ards 288 Par 4 Y ards 424 Par 4 Y ards 498 Par 4 Y ards 200 Par 4 Y ards 430 Par 5 Y ards 670 The opposite of No. 4, this hole bends to the right with the fairway sloping to the left. Large trees guard the right side of the tee shot. The difference is that the approach shot plays downhill, with help from a prevailing wind, and the green is relatively straightforward. to front right. The green drops off sharply, with to front right. The green drops off sharply, with to front right. The green drops off sharply, with to front right. The green to front right. 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This hole is unique only fairway bunker on the course, but the new tee means players will need a 489 players could clear players could clear For the first time in a U.S. Open at Olympic, this will be a par 5 instead of a par 4. That doesnt make the drive any easier, because the fairway slopes more severely (to the right) than any other hole. Players have to hit a hard draw to eliminate the roll to the right. Finding the fairway or first cut leaves a good chance to reach the green in two. The green slopes strongly from left to right and back to front, and any approach missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection area under the trees. One bad shot eliminates the ease of birdie. 3 3 For the first time in a U.S. Open at Olympic, this will be a par 5 instead of a par 4. That doesnt make the drive any easier, because the fairway slopes more severely (to the right) than any other hole. Players have to hit a hard draw to eliminate the roll to the right. Finding the fairway or first cut leaves a good chance to reach the green in two. The green slopes strongly from left to right and back to left to right and back to front, and any approach missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection area under the trees. One bad shot eliminates the ease of birdie. to the right. Finding the fairway or first cut leaves a good chance to reach green slopes strongly from left to right and back to fairway or first cut leaves a good chance to reach fairway or first cut leaves eliminates the ease of birdie. left to right and back to front, and any approach missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection area under the trees. One bad shot eliminates the ease of birdie. a good chance to reach green slopes strongly from left to right and back to front, and any approach missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection area under the trees. 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One bad shot 199 199 199 199 199 199 will tumble down a collection will tumble down a collection 199 199 199 199 will tumble down a collection 199 will tumble down a collection will tumble down a collection 199 199 199 199 199 199 199 199 will tumble down a collection 199 199 missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection missing long or to the right will tumble down a collection missing long or to the right missing long or to the right missing long or to the right missing long or to the right 3 3 missing long or to the right missing long or to the right missing long or to the right 3 3 missing long or to the right missing long or to the right 3 3 missing long or to the right 3 3 green slopes strongly from green slopes strongly from green slopes strongly from green slopes strongly from green slopes strongly from Par 4 Y ards 344 U.S. Open champions at The Olympic Club This will be a mid-iron for most players, but distance control is everything to this long green with bunkers coming into play for front hole locations. The change from 1998 is that the left of the green is now closely mown, so a miss could run all day into a dry water hazard. Players should still be able to play a shot from the hazard if they wind up there. Par 4 Y ards 419 Par 5 Y ards 522 The angle on this left-to-right hole has been enhanced by moving the fairway several yards to the right, making it more likely that a tee shot could run through the fairway. The second shot will be a short iron to a green that slopes from front to back. With a two-tee start, half of the field will start on this par 4 that features typical Olympic traits. The fairway bends to the right, and the turf slopes strongly to the left toward Lake Merced. The green has bunkers on each side close to the front, and a closely mown area from the middle and back portions could present more problems for errant shots. Its not the toughest closing hole in a U.S. Open, but its the signature hole at Olympic, with the clubhouse on the horizon. This offers a birdie, but the tee shot (most likely a 3-iron) must find the narrow fairway. The approach is semiblind because of the elevated green, and players will be able to see only the top half of the flagstick. The green slopes from back to front and is surrounded by thick rough. Par ards and is surrounded Its not the toughest U.S. Open, but its the signature hole at horizon. This offers a birdie, but the tee shot (most likely a 3-iron) must find the narrow fairway. The approach is semiblind because of the elevated green, and players will be able to see only the top half of the flagstick. Par 4 Par 4 Par ards 344 blind because of the elevated green, and players will be able to see only the top half of the flagstick. 344 This is a severely elevated hole that bends hard to the left and is guarded by trees down the left side. This most likely will be a 3-wood or a hybrid off the tee, though driver would leave only a flip wedge to the green. Anything too far left will lead to a punch shot under the trees. 112th U.S. OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP JUNE 14-17 San Francisco treat Ed DeGasero, AP SOURCE: USGA Editors Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication With a new tee that wont be used every day, this becomes the longest hole in U.S. Open history. If length isnt enough, it's a sharp dogleg to the left and the fairway narrows right at 300 yards. The hole continues to bend to the left until the green, and shots that miss the green long or to the left will bounce even farther away because of the closely mown grass beyond the green. the green. What contributes to such a brutal start is changing the opening hole to a par 4 for the first time. The hole moves slightly to the right, hen drops down a slope toward the green. There is plenty of room to run the ball onto the green for those who cant reach the green in two. The danger is the mowing down the rough left and long of the green, so long of the green, so any miss is likely to run into thick brush. into thick brush. 520 Par Par 4 Par 4 Par 3 247 247 Y Par Par 4 Par 4 Par Par 4 Par 4 Par Y ards Y ards Y 489 4 489 San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat San Francisco treat continues to bend to the left until the green, and shots that miss the green long or to the left will bounce even farther away the green. the green. Clubhouse 8 9 2 1 0 4 5 6 3 16 7 17 1 5 1 4 1 3 1 1 1 8 1 2 he U.S. Open will be hosted at the Olympic Clubs Lake Course in San Francisco, Calif., for the fifth time in the tournaments storied history, and the first time since 1998. Lee Janzen won the event that year, beating the late Payne Stewart by one stroke. T First and second rounds June 14-15, Noon to 3 p.m., ESPN; 3-5 p.m., NBC Sports; 5-10 p.m., ESPN Fourth round June 17, 4-10 p.m., NBC Sports Third round June 16, 4-10 p.m., NBC Sports T elevision coverage (all times EDT) Length: 7,170 yards P ar: 34-36 70 The Olympic Club (Lake Course) 1 Olympic has history of U.S. Open surprises By DOUG FERGUSON Associated Press Nothing ever turns out the way anyone expects when the U.S. Open goes to The Olympic Club. Instead of a record fifth U.S. Open for Ben Hogan, Olympic delivered Jack Fleck in one of golfs big gest upsets. Arnold Palmer turned his pursuit of a record score into a royal collapse. Tom Watson had his heart broken in San Francisco when Scott Simpson ran off a late string of birdies. The way this year is unfolding, Olympic seems like the ideal location. Hardly anything has gone according to plan. Tiger Woods already has won twice this year, most recently last week at the Memorial with a ballstriking clinic and a chip shot that brought back some of that magic. That made him the betting favor ite to end his four-year drought in the majors with a record-tying fourth U.S. Open. Only its not that simple. Two months ago, Woods won Bay Hill by five shots and became an instant favorite at the Masters. Instead of slipping on the green jacket, he turned in his worst performance as a pro at Augusta National, starting the worst threetournament stretch of his career. He goes to the Masters and he fell apart because of nerves for the first time in his career, Johnny Miller said. So I dont know what to think of Tiger Woods at the Open. I dont know if that was learned from Augusta, or something he cant control. Defending champion Rory McIlroy returned to No. 1 in the world just over a month ago and looked like the player to beat until the 23-year-old from Northern Ireland missed three cuts, threw a club and suddenly looked lost. Rickie Fowler, finally a winner on the PGA Tour, was poised to take his popu larity to new heights until he shot 84 at Muirfield Village playing in the second-tolast group with Woods. Phil Mickelson played in the last group of the Masters and fell out of contention when Lefty hit consecutive shots from the right side. The green jacket went to another lefty, Bubba Watson, a big hitter who never liked the notion that the short est distance between two points is a straight line. Golf is difficult to pre dict even in steady times. Theres no telling what to expect when the 112th U.S. Open returns to The Olympic Club on June 14-17 for the fifth time. History would suggest there are more surprises in store on the golf course built on the side of a hill just south of the Golden Gate Bridge. You think about the past national Opens here that have been played ... and in some ways you think, Geez, you remember more about who didnt win what great legend didnt win an Open here versus who did win, USGA executive director Mike Davis said. Adding to the intrigue is the parity that has taken over golf over the last few years. Ever since Padraig Harrington ended the 2008 season with consecutive majors, 14 players have won the last 14 majors. Predictions, anyone? Perhaps the only safe bet is that Olympic wont be a pushover. McIlroy shattered U.S. Open scoring records last year at Congressional when he reached double figures under par before he even finished his second round. Because of soft condi tions from rain earlier in the week, he finished at 268 to break the record 72-hole record by four shots, and his 16-under par was four better than Woods at Pebble Beach in 2000. The USGA didnt lose much sleep when Woods finished at 12-under 272 at Pebble Beach because no one else was under par and he won by 15. Congressional was differ ent. McIlroy won by eight shots, but 20 players broke par, the most since 1990 at Medinah, a par 72. Remember, the year after Johnny Miller shot 63 to win at Oakmont in 1973, the U.S. Open was as tough as ever. Hale Irwin finished at 7-over par and still won by two shots at Winged Foot. Payback time? Davis almost guaranteed a tough er U.S. Open, though not from anything the USGA has cooked up. Were trying to make it the toughest test of the year. It didnt happen last year, Davis said. Miller was a junior member at Olympic as a teenager, and he was low amateur in 1966 the year Billy Casper chased down mistake-prone Palmer. He knows what to expect from Olympic, with its tight fair ways that bend one way and slope another, and its tiny greens. Congressional, it was a good course, but it was almost like a tour course, Miller said. Its not going to be so much fun and games out there. Its going to be hard work, and I think a sterner test. Olympic is nearly 200 yards longer than when Lee Janzen won at even-par 280 in 1998. Its going to be a hell of a test, Woods said. Dont be surprised if Woods or Mickelson get into contention. And dont be surprised if they lose out to someone not quite as famous. Olympic has a knack for doing that in the U.S. Open. The four U.S. Open cham pions at Olympic combined for seven majors in their career. The four players who were runner-up com bined for 27. Were trying to make it the toughest test of the year. It didnt happen last year. Mike Davis, USGA executive director
Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 5B COURTESY PHOTOMembers of the Fort White 15-under Babe Ruth Baseball All -Stars are (front row, from left) Kyle Sharpe, Mike Sheffield, Trace Wilkinson, Tyler Wen del, Jordan Harrington, Rhett Willis and Alex Mitchell. Back row (from left) are JJ Cohrs, Wil lie Carter, Raymond Barber, coach Donnie Wilkinson, Austin Dupree, coach Mike Pric e and coach Brady Wilkinson. Fort White 15U all-stars serve notice for districtSpecial to the ReporterThe Fort White 15-under Babe Ruth All-Stars left no doubt that they will be a force in this years district tournament, as they defeat-ed three of their rivals in the recent Suwannee Invitational Warm-up Tournament. Fort White beat Mayo, 9-2, in the championship game. Fort White pound-ed out 10 hits from eight players and eight players scored runs. Starter Rhett Willis struck out eight in five innings. JJ Cohrs closed out the last two innings with one hit. Fort White struck early with three runs in the first inning. Willis walked and moved all the way to third base on a sacrifice by Alex Mitchell. Willie Carter had an RBI-single, followed by a walk to Trace Wilkinson. A double steal and two passed balls allowed the runners to score. In the third inning, Mike Sheffield reached second base on a deep fly ball that the fielder misplayed. Tyler Wendel singled to send Sheffield to third. An error on a slow-roller from Austin Dupree allowed Sheffield to score. Jordan Harrington reached on an error and stole second base. He scored on a single by Willis. Fort White scored three more runs in the sixth inning. Wendel walked and Sheffield singled. Kyle Sharpe doubled both home and later scored on a single by Cohrs. Fort White went 1-1 in Saturday pool play, defeat-ing Mayo, 7-4, but losing to Jefferson County, 5-0. Wilkinson hit a three-run bomb in the win and Carter added an RBI-single. Both Carter and Willis were 2-for-2. Sheffield had a sin-gle and walked twice. Fort White managed just three hits in the loss. The Fort White bats came alive on Sunday. Needing to win three games, Fort White did just that, spanking tournament host Suwannee, 10-0, getting revenge vs. Jefferson County, 4-2, and beating Mayo for a second time to win the championship. Raymond Barber and Wilkinson both went 3-for-3 against Suwannee. Carter was 2-for-3 with a double. Adding hits were Harrington, Mitchell, Dupree, Sheffield (double) and Willis. Sheffield, Wendel and Cohrs combined on a two-hit shutout. In the rematch vs. Jefferson County, Fort White received a stellar pitching performance from Wilkinson, who started and gave up two runs in five innings. Cohrs pitched the final two innings. Willis had the hot bat, going 3-for-3 with a walk. Wilkinson helped himself with a double. Mitchell went 2-for-3, while Dupree and Sharpe added singles. Leading Fort White in batting for the tournament were Willis (.600), Carter (.357) and Wilkinson (.353). Fort Whites district tournament is June 21-24 in Lake City. COURTESY PHOTOGirls softball 8-under championsBrians Sports 8-under team was Columbia County Girls Softball spring league champions. Team members are (front row, from left) Kinsley Cuppet, Gra cyn Markham, Krista Fort, Aspen Hollinsworth and Macy Brown. Second row (from le ft) are Jesse Taylor, Laya Bradley, Megan Dicks, Savanah Bailey, Lille Lee, Lailey Brinkle y and Emma Edson. Back row coaches (from left) are Jacob Brown, Clint Dicks and John Lee. COURTESY PHOTOWarm-up tournament winnersLake City Babe Ruth Baseballs 12-under All-Stars won first place in the Live Oak Warm-Up Tournament. Team members are (front row, from left) Cody Co llins, Danon Dumas, Ethan Perkins, Clayton Steinruck and Noah Feagle. Second row (from left) are Caleb Strickland, Drew Minson, Brock Edge, Dylan Blair, Lance Minson and Micah Krieghauser. Back row coaches (from left) are Tim Colli ns, Jason Blair and Mike Krieghauser. Hunter Houston, Noah Sapp and bat boy Colby Strickland a lso are on the team. Photo courtesy of Snapshotz n More PhotographyBabe Ruth 6-under championsThe North Florida Glass 6-under team was Lake City Babe Ruth Baseball spring league champion with a 13-1 record. Team members are (front ro w, from left) Gamble Whitcomb, Drew Jackson, Brennan Baisden, Jayse Brinkley, Keegan Knight and Logan Summers. Second row (from left) are Gavin Crews, Bryer Carrico, C ameron Saunders, Evan Williams, Blair Baisden and Grant Bowers. Back row coaches (from left) are Chad Crews, Brian Saunders, Jeff Knight, Jim Bowers, Lee Crews and B rian Crews. Tuning up for districtThe Fort White Indians 16-under softball all-stars will be playing in the district tournament in Alachua on June 21-24. The Indians have already qualified for the Girls Babe Ruth World Series in Wilson, N.C., in August. The team opened the spring season 10-0. Team members are Alexis Gibbons (front left) and Madyson Greek. Standing (from left) are Caitlyn Bruce, Bella Valdez, Barbra Mendez, Shea Chesney, Kayla Redwine, Brianna Selgas, Ashley Chesney, Cheyenne Bronson, Kateri Allen, Shania Pelham and Kristan Temberlake.COURTESY PHOTO
By EDDIE PELLS Associated Press PARIS The picture she posed for at the begin ning foreshadowed a mis match in the making: 6-foot2 Maria Sharapova standing at the net, towering over an opponent nearly 10 inches smaller than her. The pictures snapped at the end told a different story: Sharapova, down on her knees after a tougherthan-expected win, head buried in her hands, cel ebrating after completing a comeback three years in the making and cementing her name among the great est in tennis. The Russian star won the French Open on Saturday, defeating her tiny Italian opponent, Sara Errani, 6-3, 6-2 in the final at Roland Garros to complete the career Grand Slam. I believe in my game, Sharapova said. I think thats one of the reasons Im sitting here with my fourth one and winning Roland Garros, because I always believed I could be a better player. Sharapova, seeded sec ond and who was guaran teed of moving to No. 1 in the rankings regardless of the result, jumped to a quick 4-0 lead against the 21st-seeded Errani, who was in her first Grand Slam final. But Errani battled back on a cool, blustery day in Paris, turning what had the makings of a blowout into an 89-minute endurance contest, filled with long ral lies that forced Sharapova to find another gear. Eventually, Sharapovas bigger serve and bigger groundstrokes wore down the 5-4 1 2 Errani. She won many points with her serve or in the first two or three shots, Errani said. It was difficult. I couldnt play long points like I wanted to play. When Errani netted a short backhand on the third match point, Sharapova dropped gingerly to the clay to start the celebra tion, then reached back and looked heavenward a long, hard road back to the top finally capped with the only major title that had eluded her. Sharapova won the tro phy at Roland Garros about three years after dropping as low as 126th in the rank ings after shoulder surgery that threatened her career. She rededicated herself to the game and made a spe cial effort to improve on red clay, the surface on which she moved to 16-0 this year. She did it knowing it wasnt really necessary. Shes a millionaire many times over, her endorse ment cachet full as com fortable on the red carpet as she now is on the red clay. Ive had so many outs and I couldve said I dont need this, she said. I couldve said, Ive got the money, Ive got the fame, Ive got the career victories and Grand Slams. But when your love for the game is bigger than those things, thats when you continue to get up. She added this years French Open title to cham pionships at Wimbledon in 2004, the U.S. Open in 2006 and the Australian Open in 2008 to become only the 10th woman to win all four major tournaments, joining players such as Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Serena Williams and Billie Jean King. It was Sharapovas 27th overall career title. Shell be back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings Monday for the first time since June 2008, though this win reminded her of a scene a few years before that. Back in 2004, Sharapova was 17, just becoming a name on the tennis scene when she swept into Roland Garros and made a surprise trip to the quarterfinals. A preview of things to come: A month later, she won Wimbledon and every one knew her name. I thought when I won Wimbledon at 17, that would be the most treasured moment in my career, she said. But when I fell down on my knees today, I realized this is extremely special, even more so. The lopsided score in the final wasnt all that unex pected, given the size, expe rience and power advantage Sharapova brought to her first meeting with Errani. But really, the score didnt tell the whole story. Errani, who won the dou bles title Friday and will move to the top 10 in singles for the first time Monday, struck a victory for any athlete, from the pros to the playground, who has ever looked up at an opponent towering over them by a foot and said, Hey, maybe I can do this. Despite spinning serves in at 70-80 mph, while Sharapova was topping out in the 115 mph range, Errani played Sharapova toe-to-toe for the better part of the hour and a half, especial ly after she overcame the jitters in the shaky opening games. Eventually, Sharapovas power game won out but Errani fought to the bit ter end showing the savvy to hit two drop shots that won points in the final game, each of them send ing Sharapova scrambling toward the net, only to arrive a split second late. Still, Sharapova finished the match with 25 winners from the baseline compared to four for Errani, while committing 29 unforced errors to 11 for her oppo nent. Sharapova also led in aces, 6-0, including one that set up the third and final match point the one match point that had been missing in an otherwise stellar career. Its a long journey, she said. It started from a very young age and its not over yet. Im not sitting here and saying Im done because Im far from it. I have a lot more in me to achieve. Then mens final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is 9 a.m. today. 6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 6BSPORTS 386-755-4007 ShandsLakeShore.com NOT READY TO REPLACE THAT ACHING KNEE? WE CAN RESTORE IT. Our surgeons can use MAKOplasty robotic-assisted technology to resurface the affected area of your knee while leaving healthy bone and tissue intact. This minimally invasive procedure means you experience less pain and a faster recovery. See if MAKOplasty is right for you. Only MAKOplasty hospital in Alachua, Bradford, Columbia and Suwannee Counties. FREE SEMINAR: Please RSVP. Call 386-755-4007 or register online at ShandsLakeShore.com Walk Away From Knee Pain Featuring: Jack Cohen, D.O., Orthopaedic Surgeon Thursday, May 17 | Noon 1:30 p.m. Holiday Inn 213 SW Commerce Drive, Lake City Box lunch served. Sharapova completes Slam ASSOCIATED PRESS Maria Sharapova of Russia returns in the womens final match against Sara Errani of Italy at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris on Saturday. ASSOCIATED PRESSJoey Logano (left) is congratulated by his Home Depot Toyota Camry crew chief Jason Ratcliff after winning the pole position for the Pocono 400 auto race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., on Saturday. Logano wins pole with track record at Pocono By DAN GELSTON Associated Press LONG POND, Pa. Thanks to a repave that led to blistering speeds, Pocono Raceways track record was topped 36 times. Joey Logano had the fastest speed of them all. Logano turned a lap of 179.598 mph on Saturday to set the track record during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. Logano won his first pole of the season and fourth in 125 career Sprint Cup starts. He drove the No. 20 Toyota around the 2 1 2 -mile track in 50.112 seconds. Its cool to get a pole here, Logano said. A new track record, too. Logano went out 18th out of 44 cars and waited for about 45 minutes until the final qualifying lap was turned and he could celebrate. Kasey Kahne held the record of 172.533 mph set on June 11, 2004. Consider this: Kahne starts 10th Sunday and went 177.823 mph. Carl Edwards joins Logano on the front row for Sundays 400-mile race. Paul Menard, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin round out the top five. Joe Gibbs Racing put Logano, Busch and Hamlin in the top five. Drivers have raved about a repave that points leader Greg Biffle said was glass smooth at 200 mph. Pocono had absorbed decades of criticism from drivers who said the race was too long, outdated, and unsafe. Pocono cut the race to 400 miles for the two Cup races this season and recent safety upgrades have driv ers suddenly raving about the track. Its a new era at Pocono. Logano and the rest of the field posted the speeds to prove it. The pole continues a recent uptick of solid results for Logano. Only 22, Logano is entering a make-or-break season at JGR in the final year of a four-year deal. Hes insisted in the past his contract sta tus has not added pressure to him. Considered a phe nom when he broke into NASCAR, Loganos lone Cup win came in 2009. Hes fared much better on the second-tier Nationwide Series. Logano has 13 career Nationwide wins, four this season, including last week at Dover International Speedway. Every time weve been in position to win a race, weve won that race, Logano said.
1CBIZ FRONT T he Columbia County TDC is proud to be assisting again with the annual July 4th fireworks celebra tion at Lake DeSoto. This event draws upwards of 25,000 for an evening of live entertainment, free activities for the children and a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show. To say the least, this is an expensive endeavor and we want to express appreciation to the business community for the willingness to financially underwrite the event. The title sponsor again this year is the Lake City Reporter TDC to lend a hand on the 4th Lake City Reporter 1CBIZ FRONT Week of June 10 June 16, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County 1CColumbia Inc. LARGE PIZZA Specialty Pizza $ 10 Works, Howie Maui, Meat Eaters and Veggie Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza $ 5 95 Additional toppings available Carry-out Plus sales tax. Delivery Extra. Limited time offer. OVER 550 L O CATI O NS FT. WHITE 7905 S.W. Hwy 27 corner of Hwy. 27 & Hwy. 47 inside the B&B Food Store 497-1484 CARRY-OUT ONLY LAKE CITY 5735 SW State Rd. 247 corner of SR 242 & SR 247 inside the B&B Food Store 752-3111 CARRY-OUT ONLY LAKE BUTLER 280 West Main St. next to Mercantile Bank 496-2878 CARRY-OUT ONLY LIVE OAK 6852 Suwanee Plaza Ln. In Walmart Plaza 330-0331 CARRYOUT ONLY LAKE CITY 857 Southwest Main Blvd. in Lake City Plaza 755-7050 WE DELIVER! PICK TWO $ 10 Medium 1-Topping Pizza, Small Oven-Baked Sub 8 Piece Wings, Any Medium Salad or Baked Pasta PLEASER $ 4 $ 20 Two Large 1-Topping Pizzas with a 2-Liter Pepsi, 3 Cheezer Pepperoni Bread & dipping sauce Plus sales tax. Limited time offer. $ 5 55 Plus sales tax. Limited time offer. Plus sales tax. Limited time offer. 8 WORKS 20678 _LCReporter_6/13/12 COUNTY TOURISM Harvey Campbell 386-758-1397 TOURISM continued on 2C By HANNAH O. BROWN firstname.lastname@example.org ELLISVILLE-A year after the installation of water and sewer utilities in the Ellisville area, county government is beginning to formulate a rede velopment plan for the blight ed landscape of Ellisville. The goal is to make Ellisville more financially sus tainable, senior staff assistant David Kraus said. In the past couple of years, because of the condition of properties, because of the vacancies, the property values the past cou ple years have actually fallen out there. So were hoping we can put some money into it, fix it up, cause the property values to increase. The Ellisville redevelop ment plan will be structured in a similar manner as the Community Redevelopment Agency plan in downtown Lake City. Kraus said the area does not qualify as a CRA because it does not have schools or other agencies required by state ordinance to be eligible. However, Kraus said finan cial support for the area will be structured in much the same way. Based on any increase in the value of property, any increase in the collection of taxation from that area from the base year would then be used to put back into the area for redevelopment projects, Kraus said. Additionally, the area may qualify for a brownfield des ignation, which is defined as property of which the expan sion, redevelopment or resuse of may be complicated by actual or perceived environ mental contamination. Contamination has been found in Ellisville. An abandoned truck stop south of Interstate 75 is con taminated with a petroleum leak from underground tanks. According to Kraus, the property is currently being monitored by the Department of Environmental Protection. The perception of contami nation is also an issue. The conditions of a lot of the properties tend to give it a blighted feel, Kraus said. Ellisville to get a makeover Redevelopment plan will benefit blighted landscape COURTESY Map of the Ellisville area, to which county officials hope to bring new life. ELLISVILLE continued on 2C
So it qualifies very well for a brownfield designa-tion, which gives people access to grants, gives them access to tax credits through the state, a lot of things that otherwise they might not have access to. Kraus said he believes the area is an ideal loca-tion for certain types of industrial development. Its halfway between Gainesville and Lake City. Youre far enough from (US) 90 that youre not interfering with the development thats on 90. Now that theres water and sewer there it really does make it a lot more market-able for industrial develop-ment, Kraus said. He also believes the area has potential for more commercial types of devel-opment as well. A lot of different kinds of industrial activity could be invited here, now that this is happenning, Kraus said. But we want to try and make it nicer, spruce it up, make it more appealing and inviting for businesses if you want to market it for economic development. Fabulous Coach Lines, a motorcoach service from the Southeast area that travels across North America, moved into the Ellisville area about a month ago. The coach service currently occupies around nine acres of land. President of Fabulous Coach Lines Ray Land said the service has big plans for the location that will be developing over the next few months. Kraus said it would probably be one or two years before the the proj-ect coordinators become serious about putting the parties together. But the thought is, if you plan for it now, if you set the table for it now, when the economy does turn around you will be ready to go, Kraus said. If you wait two years to start planning, you may be too late. 2C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 10, 2012 To achieve investment success, you dont have to start out with a huge sum or get lucky by picking hot stocks. In fact, very few people actually travel those two routes. 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So, do what it takes to become an automatic investor. Its easy, its smart and it can help you work toward the type of future youve envisioned.This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor.Automatic Investing Can Pay Off for YouADVERTISEMENT The event also gets significant finan-cial support from the Board of County Commissioners and City of Lake City. The Lake City Public Works Department con-tributes a tremendous amount of labor to get Lake DeSoto ready for the event and then clean-up after the celebration. Youll see posters around the community which includes the names of all the sponsors. You are encouraged to join the TDC and Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce in saying Thank You to all of the sponsors. Area fares well on new grantsOur local area applied for five grants from VISIT FLORIDA and we are proud to announce we were awarded all five at the organizations board of directors meeting held May 24 in Sarasota. The grants included $2,500 for a new golf package promotion; $5,000 for an image development project to augment our current photo library; $5,000 for a marketing grant which will involve a new Suwannee River Valley map brochure; $5,000 for a Small Partner grant that will involve marketing for both sports and faith-based conference initiatives; and $2,000 for a hospitality education program. All of the grants will become available for funding starting with VISIT FLORIDAS new fiscal year starting July 1. Tourism numbers remain strong According to the Florida Department of Revenue, Local Option Tourist Development Tax (bed tax) collections have remained strong through the first quarter of 2012. March collections were $67,205, an increase of approximately $5,000 compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile Smith Travel Research shows that occupancy at Columbia County hotels increased 25.5 percent in April with an Average Daily Rate of $71.55. Total room revenues were up 26.9. At the same time, occupancy rates were down in Alachua and Marion counties in Florida and in Lowndes County, Ga. Congratulations to our lodging industry for another strong month. A variety of factors contributed to the strong showing in March and April, including the Wanee Festival, several sports tournaments and the presence of firefighters involved in the Osceola National Park fire. Sports tournaments on the way As festivals begin to diminish, sports action is going into full throttle now that school is out. The months of June and July will see 11 baseball and softball events hosted in the Suwannee River. Tourism lunch event a successOur congratulations to all of the winners honored at the annual tourism awards luncheon which was hosted by Camp Weed on May 16. We also appreciate the keynote address made by Kerri Post, who is the marketing director for the Florida Department of State. Ms. Post informed the group about plans for the Viva Florida 500 project which will be celebrated throughout the state in 2013. Q Harvey Campbell is the executive director of the Columbia County Tourist Development Council. He can be reached at 386-7581397. TOURISM: Numbers looking strong Continued From Page 1C Name That Company@kiXZ\dpiffkjYXZbkf(/+. Xe[kfXZfe]\Zk`feXipZfdgXep `eE\n
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This position will work exclusively with students taking developmental math courses. RequiresBachelors degree in mathematics or a math-related field. SALARY: Based on degree and experience. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/5/12 Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. Position details and applications available on web at: www.fgc.edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: email@example.com FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment 1991 Cadillac DevilleExcellent condition, white leather seats, ice cold air. 133,000 highway miles.$3,650Call386-755-0556 Custom TrailerEnclosed ramp, mounted tool box, spare tire. Haul golf carts, mowers, etc.$1,200Call386-752-5988 Heating & AirLARGE A/C window unit with remote. Looks & Works Great! $295 FIRM Contact 386-292-3927 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 LegalCOLUMBIACOUNTYNEWS RELEASEFor further information, contactLisa K. RobertsAssistant County Manager386/758-1005COLUMBIACOUNTYCOMMISSIONTO HOLD EXECUTIVE SESSIONThe Columbia County Commission will conduct an Executive Session Meeting on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Courthouse Annex, 135 NE Hernando Avenue, Suite 203, Lake City, Florida, to discuss pend-ing litigation. The Executive Session will begin at 3:00 p.m.After the meeting is convened, the Board will go into closed session pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Flor-ida Statutes. The subject matter of the Executive Session is: Columbia County, Florida v. Robert Moulton, et al., Columbia County, Circuit Court, Case No. 10-564-CA. Also, Columbia County, Florida v. Darrell D. Strickland, et al., Columbia Coun-ty, Circuit Court, Case No. 11-368-CA. The discussions in this session shall be confined to settlement offers and negotiations or strategy sessions related to litigation and expenditures as to this litigation matter. The ses-sion will be recorded by a certified court reporter. The meeting will last approximately one hour and will be attended by Commissioners Scarlet P.Frisina, Jody Dupree, Ronald Wil-liams, Stephen Bailey and Rusty DePratter; County Manager Dale Williams; County Attorney Marlin M. Feagle; and Special Counsel Paul Smith.Following the closed session, the Board will reconvene in open session in the Board Chambers so that Chair-man Dupree may announce the ter-mination of the Executive Session.05533127June 10, 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 Chuck today at 386-758-6171. 05532995VyStarCredit Union Seeking MemberRelationship Specialist Supervisor Location: Lake City Branch ESSENTIALJOB FUNCTIONS: Trains, monitors, coaches and develops member service and teller staff on a daily basis; provides on-going training for all member service and teller staff as changes are implemented and performs other duties as required. BASIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Aminimum of three years of experience with a financial institution. Aminimum of two years in a leadership or supervisory position is preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required. EDUCATION: An Associate Degree is required and a four-year undergraduate degree is preferred. Work and/or supervisory experience may be substituted for the Associates Degree. Please visit www.vystarcu.org/home/careers to see full position description and apply. V yStar Cr edit Union is an Equal Oppor tunity Employer 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 ATTN: Team Drivers needed for dedicated acct. contracted by Swift, CDLrequired, Six months exp., Loding & Showers avail, $500 sign on bonus. Call Shawn 904-517-4620 Busy Shop in High Springs seeking P/Tor F/Temployee to fill a dual-role position for general office & light shop work. Photoshop exp. a plus, will train. Call 386-454-1060 or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org CDL Drivers Wanted, dedicated routes, Target Account, Out of Lake City, FL Call Willie 229-630-0021 C ertified Cell Phone & Computer Repair Technician Needed. Experienced requied. Apply in person Infinity Wireless 272 West Duval Street, Lake City, FL 100Job OpportunitiesCLASS A CDLDrivers. Clean driving record & good health. Serious inquires only. Contact Ashley @ 755-7700 or www.colgrain.com for more info. DRIVERS ATC, Jacksonville needs Owner-Operators. Tons of work! Top pay! Containers. Ask about sign-on bonus! Call Ted: (904)751-6713. FINANCIALCLERK Exp. with Microsoft Office, 10 key calculator, G/Laccounting. Applicant w/ college accounting preferred. Serious inquires only. Send reply to Box 05087, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 FULLTIME LPNS NEEDED Do you have a positive attitude? Do you have a Great leadership skill? Love for the elderly? Then we have the job for you.... Experienced preferred. 7a-7p Day shift and 7p-7a Night Shift Excellent Benefits Apply In Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak. FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F FULLTIME RN NEEDED Do you have a positive attitude? Do you have a Great leadership skill? Love for the elderly? Then we have the job for you.... Experienced preferred. Excellent Benefits Apply In Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak. FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F IMMEDIATE OPENINGFront Desk Full TimeDays Vary 2pm 10:00pm Must Be Self Motivated with Excellent Customer Service Skills Apply In Person 350 SWFlorida Gateway Drive Lake City, FL32024 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE INTERVIEWING HVACService Techs & Installers, Excellent Benefits and Pay Call Allen 386-628-1093 PERSONALASSISTANT/ RECEPTIONIST, Computer skills required, reply to: P.O. Box 7246, Lake City, FL3205505532930LEAD 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 email@example.com g (386-754-2222). WANTED EXPERIENCED I.T Person to manage private Company network 20+ computers Must be willing to perform other Clerical task in office environment. Apply in person:3631 us 90 east Lake City FL32055, or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 100Job Opportunities05532929TEACHER FLOATER Head Start Ft. White/Branford/Mayo 10month 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 email@example.com g (386-754-2222). 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax completed applications to Heather at 850-973-3702. Questions call 1-800-226-5434 after 3:00 p.m., Speak to Ronnie. Private Christian School In the Lake City Area Now Hiring Certified Teacher Fax Resume to 386-755-3609 TireTech/Serv Truck Operator Exp w/car, truck, tractor tire repairs. Clean DLreqd. Avail for night & weekend calls. Pay based on exp. Apply at Thomas Tire CR 25A. 386-752-8648 TOPSALARYARNP to join internal medical practice. Top salary for qualified individual. Please call 386-984-5543 Wee Care of Columbia City is hiring CDATeachers. Full time & Part time available. Experience required. Apply in person. 120Medical EmploymentPART-TIME RESPIRATORY Therapist needed for medical office. Fax resume to (386) 754-1712" 240Schools & Education05532962Interested 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-07/09/12 LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407Computers DELLComputer $75.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 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 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous CUSTOM TRAILER enclosed ramp mounted toolbox spare tire, Haul golf carts, mowers. $1200 Call 386-752-5988 MUSICIAN keyboard pro familiar w/ electronic music and Korg. New jingle company starting up needs p/t keyboard 397-4489. Let ring WEATHER KING LOFTEDBARN 10x16, double doors, treated wood, $2,800 contact 965-0763 450Good Things to EatWHITE ACREPEAS PICKED FRESH DAILY SHELLED $20 BUSHEL UNSHELLED $15 BUSHEL 386-292-5016 520Boats forSale 17 1/2ft. Triton 90 hp Mercury outboard. Excellent Cond. Low hrs. Incld trailer & cover. $9,500 386-965-0763 or 386-758-1864 630Mobile Homes forRent2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo. plus deposit. Water & sewer furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 2BR/1BA MOBILE Home east of Lake City, near Timco No pets. Contact 386-758-0057 2br/2ba, 1br/1ba,studio, or Rv lots for rent. Between Lake City & Gville. Access to I-75 & 441 (352)317-1326. Call for terms. Mobile Homes for rent in White Springs & Ft. White. Contact 386-623-3404 or 386-397-2779 640Mobile Homes forSale2004 28X60 MH with front porch. New light fixtures, new laminate wood flooring in living areas. 3/2, split plan. Luxury master bath. Must See! 35K/OBO 386-9651093 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. NEW32x80, 4/2 $65,995 ONLY 1, New 2012 4/2 with 32Den. North Pointe Homes 352-872-5566 NEWDOUBLESby 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. 650Mobile Home & LandOwnerfinance 3/2 on 1.5 ac. Brandford/Ft. White area.$675 mth. 386-590-0642 & 867-1833 www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 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 2BR/1BA. Close to town. $565.mo plus deposit. Includes water & sewer. 386-965-2922 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $550. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351/352-208-2421 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 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Brs 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 720Furnished Apts. ForRentCLEAN 1/1 Duplex, laundry room, fireplace, privacy near Baya/McFarlane. $500 mo. + dep. No dogs 386-961-9181 Rooms 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 ForRent1br/1ba Free ele. Utilities incl. 4mi S. Lake City. $300dep. $375mo. 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2BD/1BAHOUSE. $550 mo. includes lawn service. Section 8 welcome. (386)266-8173 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. $825 mo, 1st, last, sec. 560 SE St Johns St. 386-697-8893 or 305-962-2666. 3BD/2BA Great neighborhood, HVAC, and garage, $1200mth, sec. & app. req. Contact 704-239-4883 CYPRESS LAKE 4br/3ba, 2737 sqft, $1800 month (includes yard) small pet approved. Contact 386-754-2439 Gorgeous, Lake View Summer Speical!.2br/1ba Apartment. Close to downtown. $485. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 NICE 3BD/1.5BA home Close to town. $760 month, $500 security, app required. Call 386-935-1482 Remodeled 2br/1ba, CH/A, near school, $500 month, + deposit, No Pets! pls leave message 386-365-1920 or 386-454-7764 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 0553298717,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acre Land Sale $295,000, Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 Office space across from the Courthouse. 152 N Marion 1200 sqft Newly remodeled. $650. mo. Excellent cond 386-961-8466 770Condos ForRent Condo forRent 2BR/2BA, in Country Club, $950/mo, inclsome utilities call 386-344-0433 790Vacation Rentals Horseshoe Beach Special Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 Floridas Last Frontier Scalloping Horseshoe Beach Spcl Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 Floridas Last Frontier 805Lots forSale 1 to 5 acre lots paved roads Falling Creek area, $300 down $185.00 a month. Call 386-623-0232. FOR SALE BYOWNER, 10 acres planted pines & Dean Steel Building with 18 foot opening, $49,950, Call 386-292-9333. FSBO 1/2 Manufactured home lot. Nice view. Off Turner Rd in Windsor Court. $14,00 OBO 772-286-5457 or 386-965-1680 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 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 850Waterfront PropertyRIVER 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. 950Cars forSale 1967 MUSTANG 289 GT, beautifully restored. Performance plus. Power steering, automatic, A/C, dual Flo-Masters, black interior, bucket seats. Cobalt blue ext. $18,000 Contact 965-0763 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call rrrnr rrrnr rrrnr
4C LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVERTISEMENT WEEK OF SUNDAY JUNE 10, 2012 4CBusiness Lake City Reporter Board of County Commissioners City of Lake City TD Bank First Baptist Church Hosted by: Ofcial Hot Spot Provider Kids Games Starting at 5:00 p.m. Hosted by: First Baptist Church
LIFE Sunday, June 10, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D Story ideas?ContactRobert BridgesEditor754email@example.com Lake City Reporter By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comSummertime is the perfect time to delve deeper into hobbies or learn something new. Children can take advantage of the Columbia County 4-H Summer Adventure Series, eight workshops sure to beat boredom. The classes, ranging from shooting sports to photography, are taught by University of Florida county extension office agents and personnel with expertise in the subjects. Columbia County 4-H members helped select the workshops, which are open to all youth. 4-H is the youth development arm of the University of Florida, which a focus on developing youth in citizenship, leadership, and life skills. The 4-H pro-gram reaches more than 4,000 children in Columbia County through school programs and classes. About 250 county children are traditional club mem-bers. To register for one or several workshops contact the Extension Office at 752-5384 or visit the office, 164 SW Mary Ethel Lane in Lake City.Jellies and jam makingJune 12 and 13 Learn how to preserve foods by making jams and jellies. Participants get to keep what they make. This class is for ages 10 and up. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a limit of 15 children. Cost is $10 for 4-Hers, $15 for non-members. Register by June 11. Shooting sports campJune 25 and 26The Columbia County extension office and the 4H Target Terminators Shooting Sports Club are offering a 4H Shooting Sports Day Camp. Learn rifle safety, firearm equip-ment and target shooting skills. The second day of the workshop will be at a shooting range, but this is not a hunter education class. All equipment is provided. This class is limited to 14 participants, age 12 to 16. The work-shop runs 8:30 a.m. to noon on Monday and 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Cost is $15 for 4-Hers, $20 for non-members. Register by June 20.Crafty kidsJune 28 and 29Learn to glue, cut and craft like a pro during this workshop. Participants will learn how to make a variety of crafts from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Snack is provided. The workshop is open to 15 participants, ages 10 and up. Cost is $10 for 4-Hers, $15 for non-mem-bers. Register by June 15.Animal science experienceJuly 12 Tour the UFs animal science facilities, includ-ing beef and swine units. There is no maximum, but limited rides are avail-able. This trip is for chil-dren ages 10 and up. Cost is $2 for 4-Hers, $5 for non-members. Register by July 6.Photography workshopJuly 13 and 20 Learn how to take great pictures with your digital camera. Snack is provided, but participants must have a digital cam-era. This workshop is open to 15 children, ages 10 and up. Cost is $15 for 4-Hers, $20 for non-mem-bers. Register by July 6.Puppet theatrical workshopJuly 23 and 24Learn about the art of puppetry and stagecraft, including a Muppet-type puppet and shadow pup-pet. Build and take how a puppet. Snack is pro-vided. This workshop is open to 15 children, ages 10 and up. Cost is $15 for 4-Hers, $20 for non-mem-bers. Register by July 13.Fishing workshopJuly 25 and 26 Go on fishing day trips, including the UF campus. Fishing poles and materi-als are provided. This workshop is open chil-dren ages 5 and up. Ages 5 to 8 put have a parent attend. Cost is $15 for 4-Hers, $20 for non-mem-bers. Register by July 18.Cooking for the fast food nationAugust 1Learn to make a variety of nutritious and deli-cious dishes from cook-ing experts. You will be eating all morning long. This workshop is open to 20 children, ages 10 and up. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for 4-Hers, $15 for non-mem-bers. Register by July 25.Palms in the land-scape can offer some shade, especially when grown in clusters or in groupings with other ornamental plants. Tall palms can add the element of vertical accent, while short palms can soften corners and provide texture. Whatever their architectural function is in the landscape, palms add a hint of the tropics to the surroundings. If you start out with the right plant in the right place, and plant at the right depth, chances are pretty good that you can be successful at growing a palm. The right palms that are winter hardy for North Florida include cabbage palm, pindo palm, needle palm and dwarf pal-metto. To read about other palms that thrive in North Florida, go to http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP019 on the UF/IFAS website. The right place may vary by species, but dont plant palms where the soil stays constantly wet or damp. Palms have root systems completely different from other trees and shrubs that grow in your landscape. At the base of the palm trunk is a single area called the root-initiation zone. All roots emerge and develop from only this area. If the trunk is set too low when transplanting, the roots will suffer from lack of oxygen. If it is transplanted too high in the ground, the undeveloped roots will fail to emerge from the zone and the tree will dry out or fall over from lack of support. A field grown palm should be planted so the root ball is at the same depth as it was in the field. Container-grown palms, however, may have settled or shifted in the potting soil while in the container. Locate the root-initiation zone and posi-tion it 1 below the surface of the soil. Neither field grown nor container-grown palms should have any soil amend-ments added at the time of planting. If you already have a palm in the landscape that is too shallow, you can mound up soil to cover this zone. Roots will soon emerge and grow down to help anchor the plant. Palms that are planted too deeply, however, may decline from suffocating roots. Recently planted palms can be lifted and reset. Established palms may last for several years, but can suddenly give up and die at any time. Regular watering is important until newly transplanted palms are established, usually about four to six months. Field grown palms have roots cut during digging. For many species, this will cause the roots to die so the tree must grow all new roots from the root-initiation zone. During this period of new root emergence, the palm must live on stored water in the trunk. Most of the leaves are usually removed so that little water is lost through the foliage. Thats why large newly planted palms have had such a severe hair cut. By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated PressLAS VEGAS The nation's newest Miss USA winner is a Rhode Island cellist who describes herself as a nerd and aspires to be more like Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn. Olivia Culpo shares Hepburn's European heritage and dark brown hair and soon they will share something else. Culpo said after winning her crown Sunday night that she plans to go to Tiffany & Co. in New York and recreate Hepburn's iconic opening scene from "Breakfast at Tiffany's." Culpo, a Boston University sophomore, will take a year off from her studies to tackle her duties as Miss USA and repre-sent the nation in the 61st Miss Universe contest in December. The 20-year-old said she wished she could have shared her crown with her 50 competitors dur-ing the pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Culpo strutted across the stage in a lilac bikini, then donned a flowing fuchsia gown with sparkly trim around her waist and dcol-letage. After making it to the final five, Culpo voiced her support for transgender beauty queens dur-ing the make-or-break interview round. "Would you feel it would be fair that a transgender woman wins the Miss USA title over a natural-born woman?" asked celebrity judge Rob Kardashian. The ques-tion came from a pageant follower on Twitter, a first for the competi-tion. Culpo didn't hesitate before embracing the Miss Universe Organization's recent decision to admit transgender contestants. "I do think that that would be fair, but I can understand that people would be a little appre-hensive to take that road because there is a tradition of natural-born women, but today where there are so many surgeries and so many people out there who have a need to change for a happier life, I do accept that because I believe it's a free country," Culpo said. Culpo said after the pageant that she wasn't put off by the question when she heard it. "This is a free country and to each their own," she said. Culpo said she was short and chubby as a girl, but blossomed after a growth spurt. She spent her summers at band camp after learning to play the cello in sec-ond grade. Her parents are also musicians, and her love for music saw her perform at Symphony Hall in Boston and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Culpo is a 2010 graduate of St. Mary Academy Bay View, an all-girls Catholic school in Riverside, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She said she comes from a big, Italian family and speaks some Italian. On her Twitter account, she describes her-self as a nerd and model. "I was just so surprised, so shocked, so honored to be there," she said of her win. Rounding out the top five contestants were first runner-up Nana Meriwether of Maryland, second runner-up Audrey Bolte of Ohio, third runner-up Jade Kelsall of Nevada and fourth run-ner-up Jasmyn Wilkins of Georgia. As Meriwether and Culpo held hands waiting for the winner to be announced, Culpo bit her lip and cringed with anticipation. Culpo demonstrated an outgoing personality throughout the competi-tion, blowing a kiss and shimmying across the stage during the opening number. She cited Hepburn as her source of inspiration, noting her many years of volunteer work. "She was beautiful on the outside but also beautiful on the inside," said Culpo, who sang the chorus of "Funny Face" from her favorite movie of the same name after her win. Miss Iowa USA Rebecca Hodge was named Miss Congeniality, and Miss Oregon USA Alaina Bergsma was named the most photogenic. They both won $1,000, but didn't make the top 16. The pageant had three competitions: swimsuit, evening gowns and interview question. The contestants were whittled to 16 after the show's opening fashion show number. The contestants were later narrowed down to a field of 10 and then five. Pop band Cobra Starship performed as the beauty queens mod-eled their string bikinis. Singer Akon danced with the top five dur-ing the evening gown competition. Culpo had one of the more modest dresses of the contest, with many of the beauty queens wearing revealing gowns with bare backs, high slits and sheer fabric. In con-trast, Culpo's flowing gown covered her legs and lower back while revealing some cleavage. The judge's panel included Chef Cat Cora, TV personality Arsenio Hall and singer Joe Jonas. Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic stepped in to host. Miss USA 2011 Alyssa Campanella of California crowned Culpo her successor at the end of the night. Summertime activities plentifulLAURA HAMPSON/ Lake City ReporterReece Chasteen, 10, a 4-H member, and Kaicie Chasteen, 18 Columbia County 4-H vice president, help prepare supplies for the Summer Adventur e Series. The workshops on topics like photography and cooking are offered throughout the summer to area children. Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorestdndemorest@ufl.edu Palms are veryspecial New Miss USA cites Hepburn as role model ASSOCIATED PRESSMiss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo poses as she is named one of the 16 finalists during the 2012 Miss USA pageant, Sunday in Las Vegas.
2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 2DLIFE Ralph and Nancy Rowand of Lake City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Rowand of Lake City, to Charles Garrett Hill of Jacksonville, son of Ray and Cherie Hill of Lake City. The wedding is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at Lake City Church of Christ. A reception will follow at The Rowand. The brideelect is a 2006 graduate of Columbia High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of North Florida and is currently working to become a registered dietitian. The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Columbia high School, a 2007 graduate of Faulkner University and a 2010 graduate of Florida State Universitys College of Law. He is currently working as an assistant state attorney in Jacksonville. By ANNE-MARIE GARCIA Associated Press HAVANA Many people would be leery of cycling through chaotic downtown Havana, sharing its narrow, pot holed streets with the darting scooters, incorrigible jaywalkers and hulking 1950s Detroit clas sics that clog every byway. Felix Guirola does it every day, and not on just any bicycle. Guirola rides 13 feet (4 meters) above the ground atop his homemade super-tall bike, peering over pickup trucks and even buses and without a helmet or other protective gear to break a fall. I feel good up high. I dont get nauseated or dizzy, nothing like that, the 48-year-old Guirola said. Up there I see the scenery better. I feel relaxed. Theres more of a breeze, I breathe it and I feel freer. Since Guirola sold his home in the central province of Ciego de Avila and moved to Havana in November, the odd spectacle of him pedaling around town at eye-level with second-story apartments has become a daily occurrence. But neighbors still turn their heads and gawk, and smiling tourists whip out digital cameras. Its crazy. It must be difficult to keep his balance up there, said Rafael Trejo, a 55-year-old motorist. And when he comes to a stoplight, he must be a ninja to be able to climb down from there. In fact, Guirola more resem bles a daring child on a jungle gym than a deadly assassin. To mount, he has other people sta bilize the bike while he scram bles up the metal frame. When a red light looms, he starts lower ing himself while the bikes still in motion, leaps to the ground and grabs the frame before it can topple. Its easy. ... Its perfectly normal for me, said Guirola, an athletic man of medium stature who practiced judo and boxing in his youth. I never get scared, nor have I fallen, and I obey all traffic laws. Guirola has been riding tall since 1983, when seeing a tan dem bike inspired him to build up instead of out. He said his first tall bike measured 5.3 feet (1.6 meters), and they got pro gressively taller until five years later he was riding 18 feet (5.5 meters) in the air at Ciego de Avila carnivals. That would put Guirola in the ballpark of the world record. A representative of Guinness World Records told The Associated Press in an email that it currently recognizes as the worlds tallest rideable bicycle an 18-foot, 2.5-inch (5.55meter) contraption that was rid den more than 1,000 feet (300 meters) in 2004 by Canadian Terry Goertzen. Guirola is nearing comple tion of another 18-footer to use in Havana, and hes planning a 26-footer (8 meters) sometime in the future. But he said he was returning to Ciego de Avila this week to work out some residen cy issues, so hes not planning an immediate attempt to mount the taller bike. His dream is to earn a living from the bike through tips or performance payments, and along the way honor the mem ory of his disabled sister, who died two decades ago. Guirolas sister Eneida had a brain tumor that was operated on when she was in her early 20s, and after ward had problems with balance and was unable to walk without assistance. After living that way for about a decade she died at age 33. I told her that one day with my giant bike I would make enough money to buy her every thing she needed for her disabil ity, Guirola recalled tearfully. Eneida is no longer around to see me, but I want to keep my promise. And if one day I win an award, Ill give part of the money to help disabled children in Cuba like my sister. For now, the occasional tip isnt enough to pay the bills, and he lives off savings and the meager income from his wifes privately run cafeteria. A welder by trade, Guirola has used the proceeds from the sale of his home to buy parts for the new bike he is building. A nearby workshop charges him a nominal fee for a space to store and work on the bike, which he has yet to try out even though it lacks only the finishing touches. I havent ridden the 5.5-meter one yet, said Guirola, because I want to do it when its painted and all pretty and try to win a Guinness record. ASSOCIATED PRESS Felix Guirola waves to people as he takes his self-made 11-foot tall bicycle for a spin through downtown Havana, Cuba. Guirola has been riding tall since 1983, when seeing a tandem bike inspired him to build up instead of out. Super-tall bike a new sight in Havana By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer NEW YORK Though Facebook bans children under 13, millions of them have profiles on the site by lying about their age. The company is now testing ways to allow those kids to participate without needing to lie. This would likely be under parental supervision, such as by connecting childrens accounts to their parents accounts. Like many other online services, Facebook prohib its kids under 13 because federal law requires com panies to obtain parental consent if they want to collect information about those children. Such information collection is central to Facebook. Every photo or status update a kid posts on Facebook could count as information collection. Many companies con sider the parental-consent requirement too burden some, so they simply ban all children under 13 instead. But that ban is difficult to enforce. In many cases, parents themselves help children skirt it by setting up profiles for them and lying about their ages. There are an estimated 7.5 million kids under 13 on Facebook, out of more than 900 million users worldwide. In a statement, Facebook noted that many recent reports have high lighted just how difficult it is to enforce age restric tions on the Internet, especially when parents want their children to access online content and services. We are in continuous dialogue with stakehold ers, regulators and other policymakers about how best to help parents keep their kids safe in an evolv ing online environment, the company said. Few details are avail able on the nature of Facebooks tests, which The Wall Street Journal reported on in Mondays editions. Relaxing the ban on younger children could be a long way off, or never get implemented, as hap pens with many features that Facebook tests. The report comes just two weeks after Facebook began trading stock as a public company. Its stock price has fallen in part because of concerns about its ability to keep increas ing revenue and make money from its growing mobile audience. To James Steyer, the CEO of the nonprofit Common Sense Media, Facebooks discussions on permitting young kids to join is about expanding its audience and profits. With the growing concerns and pressure around Facebooks busi ness model, the company appears to be doing what ever it takes to identify new revenue streams and short-term corporate prof its to impress spooked shareholders, Steyer said in a statement. But Stephen Balkan, the CEO of another kidsand-technology nonprofit, the Family Online Safety Institute, disagrees. Balkan, who sits on Facebooks Safety Advisory Board in an unpaid position, said the company has been discussing the issue for more than a year. Thats months before Facebook made regulatory filings in February for its initial pub lic offering of stock, which took place in mid-May. In addition, parents could have final say on whom their kids become friends with on Facebook. ASSOCIATED PRESS A child looks at a laptop displaying Facebook logos in Hyderabad, India. Facebook said Monday it is testing out ways to allow younger kids on its site without needing to lie. Kids could someday get on Facebook, without lying Stop by the Lake City Reporter for your complimentary engagement package. 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Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 3D HANNIBAL, Mo. A 9month-old Yorkie wasnt about to leave a Missouri rest stop without his master. Mistakenly left behind by an Arkansas truck driver, Rambo waited there for two days until his owner was able to track him down. Rambo jumped out of Michael Siaus rig when Siau stopped at a rest area near Hannibal on Friday, the Hannibal Courier-Post reported. Didnt even cross my mind that he might jump out. He never has before, Siau said. I jumped back in the truck, put it in gear and drove off. And I just thought he was in the back asleep. Siau made it all the way to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 170 miles to the north, before he realized Rambo was gone. But he knew if he turned around, his schedule would be thrown off and his job jeopardized. Siau was heartbroken. In October, Rambos father, Ollie, who also accompanied Siau on trips, was run over and killed. Siau was so distraught he took six months off work, and the thought of losing another dog was too much to bear. Siau said he was freaking out as he tried to determine where Rambo was lost. He finally concluded the puppy must have gotten out in Missouri. Siau began calling authorities. By Sunday morning, he had learned Hannibal had jurisdic-tion over the rest area. Hannibal animal control officer Tim Ledbetter was sent to the site. Sure enough, little Rambo was there, sitting patiently. But he might not have been there much longer. Ledbetter said a family that had stopped at the rest area was just about to adopt the apparently lost puppy. In about 60 seconds, he would have been gone, Ledbetter said. Siau was in Hannibal Tuesday to pick up his buddy and thank those at the animal shelter who found Rambo and took care of him. When a shelter worker brought the dog out for the reunion, Rambo heard Siau call his name and began to whimper, tremble and squirm. Once in Siaus arms, Rambo climbed up his shoulder and began kissing the back of his neck. Youve never been this excited, Siau said. Siau and Rambo then left for the next stop, Tennessee. From now on, Siau said, hell always make sure Rambo is on board.Q Associated Press Dog, left at Missouri rest area, waits 2 days ASSOCIATED PRESSTruck driver Michael Siau after he was reunited with hi s dog, Rambo, in Hannibal, Mo. Siau was en route to North Dakota and made it all the way to Cedar Rapids, Iowa when he realized Rambo wasnt in the back seat. Rambo waited until Siaus truck route sent him back throu gh Hannibal to pick him up. By DAN SEWELLAssociated PressCINCINNATI A suburban Cincinnati high school held onto four graduates diplomas and required community service as punishment for what it describes as overly boisterous cheering by their fami-lies during the graduation ceremony. The mother of one of the graduates, who was one of the leading tacklers on the Mount Healthy school football team, doesnt think he should get flagged for excessive celebration. What does that have to do with him? Traci Cornist told Cincinnati radio station WDBZ. She doesnt dispute there was a lot of loud cheering for Anthony Cornist. Cornist also said she teaches her children to be accountable for their own actions, but she doesnt think he should be punished for what other people do. It took away so much from how happy I was, she said. It makes absolutely no sense. Schools Superintendent Lori Handler said Wednesday the problem wasnt the loudness of the yells, but their long dura-tion, which she said halted the ceremony. After past disruptions, a new policy was implemented this year aimed at mak-ing sure that all parents can hear their childrens names called and celebrated. When they ordered graduation tickets, par-ents agreed that any disruptive behavior would result in their childs diploma being held until 20 hours of community service is completed, she said. Our whole push for this was to make sure that every single students name is heard and recognized, Handler said, add-ing that that most parents are pleased with the new rules. Everybody understands that upfront. Four seniors, of the 205 who went through graduation May 23, were denied their diplomas, she said. When they went to school to pick them up, they got a let-ter from the principal informing them it was being withheld because of excessive cheering by their guests. The students are considered legal graduates, and are free to use their transcripts as they apply for college or jobs, Handler said. Local school boards in Ohio have policymaking powers governing such things as guests graduation ceremony conduct, and schools also sometimes hold diplomas until fees are paid, books returned or other issues are resolved. Handler said the school was very flexible about how the students can complete the service, whether its helping other students, cleaning up around the school or doing something for their communities. Also, other family members can perform service on behalf of the student. Cornist said Anthony is the second of her seven children to graduate from Mount Healthy, and she has another daughter due to graduate next year, so shes not looking for a big fight with the school. But shes very proud of her son and thinks he deserves his diploma. I want him to have it, and he shouldnt have to do anything, she told WDBZ on Tuesday. Hes a good kid. ... Well see. Im praying on it. Ohio school withholds diplomas for cheering This October, 1964 file photo provided by the Ford Motor Co mpany, shows the 1965 Ford Division Car, with a travel tra iler. The type of car a family chooses before a family road trip can help ease discomfort. DETROIT Its an American rite of passage: The family road trip. While everyone loves the destination whether it be the Grand Canyon or the beach a few hours from home not many people relish the time spent in the car. But the type of car you choose can help ease that discomfort. Large sedans or minivans are best for families with younger children, because the windows sit lower and make it easier for kids to look out, says David Champion, senior director of auto testing at Consumer Reports. Station wagons are great, too, because its easier to reach in back and get snacks. When it comes to features, Champion suggests nixing built-in navigation, which can be pricey. Its too hard to talk to those systems over the sound of the kids in the back, and they can be frustrating to deal with while driving. Instead, have a passenger type in the destination on a hand-held navigation device or smart phone. Here are five new or recently redesigned cars and SUVs that are ideal for road trips because of their family-friendly features or great gas mileage. All of them have top ratings from the government or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. And, of course, plenty of cup hold-ers. 1. TOYOTA PRIUS VIf fuel economy is your main concern, consider the Prius V hybrid wagon, which went on sale last fall. The five-seat Prius V gets an estimated 42 miles per gallon in city and highway driving, which isnt as good as the 50-mpg standard Prius small car but better than its non-hybrid competitors among crossovers. Its also roomier than a standard Prius, with 13 additional cubic feet of luggage space behind the rear seats. That cargo space doubles when you fold down the rear seats, which also recline for young nappers. Champion says the Prius V isnt the most comfortable vehicle for a long trip, and its noisier than some competitors, but it can get you further before you have to fill up. The Prius V starts at $26,550. A wellequipped version, with a runroof and a hands-free parallel parking system that parks the car by itself, will set you back $30,140. 2. HONDA CR-VThe CR-V, which was redesigned last fall, is consistently one of the best-selling crossovers in the country. Car buying site Edmunds.com praises the five-seaters car-like ride and fuel economy, which averages 26 miles per gallon. It has 37 cubic feet of cargo space the equivalent of 52 grocery bags behind the rear seats. The CR-V has a lot of standard family-friendly features, including a backup camera and a conversation mirror that makes it easier for parents to see whats going on in the back seat. The CR-V starts at $22,495. To get Hondas rear entertainment system, which has a 7-inch screen mounted above the rear seats and wireless headphones, you have to upgrade to a $27,945 EX-L model. 3. MAZDA5Its hard to beat a minivan for convenience when traveling with a family. The Mazda5, which was redesigned for the 2012 model year, offers minivan ameni-ties like dual sliding doors in a small package thats fun to drive. It seats six, with second-row captains chairs that can recline or fold down for easier access to the third row. Its not as roomy as its rivals, and its four-cylinder engine has less power than their V6s. But it also gets better fuel economy: 28 miles per gallon, compared with 24 on the Toyota Sienna. The Mazda5 starts at $19,625 for a manual transmission. For $1,200, you can add a seven-inch overhead monitor with a remote control and wireless headphones. 4. HYUNDAI AZERAThe redesigned Azera, which went on sale earlier this year, has the most head and leg room of any large sedan and an ample, 16-cubic-foot trunk. For comparisons sake, thats two more cubic feet than the Toyota Avalon, a close com-petitor. Among the Azeras standard features are a backup camera and heated front and rear seats. At 23 miles per gallon, fuel economy isnt great, but its compa-rable to others in the segment. The Azera starts at $32,000.5. FORD FLEXChampions hands-down favorite for a road trip is the Ford Flex, a seven-pas-senger wagon that was redesigned for the 2013 model year and went on sale earlier this year. According to Ford, the Flex has the most secondand third-floor leg room of any large utility vehicle, and theres 43 cubic feet of cargo space if the third row is folded down. It also has one feature exclusive to Ford: inflatable seat belts in the rear that give extra protection to kids in a crash. The Flex gets 23 miles per gallon. It starts at $30,885, but many features cost extra, and they can add up in a hurry. The inflatable belts are a $195 option, for example, while an entertain-ment system with two 7-inch DVD moni-tors that can be installed for $658. The ultimate family feature a refrigerated center console in the back seat that can chill seven cans is a $795 option in the $42,000 Flex Limited. The sportier Ford Escape crossover, which arrives in dealerships this month, might also be a good road trip contender, but it hasnt yet been tested by safety agencies.Q Associated Press Summer: A time for family road trips
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DEAR ABBY: My fiancee, Jenny, and I are being married next year. Jenny is a devout Catholic and is having a difficult time coming to terms with the fact that were living together. We recently moved out of state as a result of job transfers and -for purely economic rea-sons -moved in together. Now that were about to be married, Jenny is beside herself with what to tell her new parish priest because shes afraid he will refuse to marry us if she reveals that were living together. Abby, I love Jenny very much, and Im concerned that this is going to cause problems between us. Shes considering not tell-ing the priest that we live together because she feels he wouldnt understand. Im inclined to agree. Before we moved, we were living separately. Any advice would be helpful. -LIVING IN SIN IN ST. LOUIS DEAR LIVING IN SIN: I dont know what the policies are in St. Louis, but some dioceses will not marry couples who cohabitate unless they first separate. You and your fiancee should go to the priest, explain the entire situation, including the economic reasons for your living together, and tell him you would like to be married. It may not be as bad as Jenny fears. The alterna-tive, starting married life with a lie, is worse than separating temporarily. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My husband of many years has asked me to promise him that I wont inform his family and adult children when he dies. He wants no funeral or obituary -noth-ing to mark his passing. I am concerned because his health isnt good and I must decide soon if I can make that promise. His adult children and their families rarely call, visit or write to him. They never send a greeting card for any occasion. The only time he hears from them is when they want something. He says that since they dont care about him while hes living, they wont care when he dies. Only a few members of his family like me. I dont want to cause more hard feelings. Were my husband to die next week, I would be hard-pressed to obey his final wish. I would want to notify those few family members who would be hurt if I didnt. -BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE DEAR BETWEEN: While I understand your husbands desire that his children, who show no concern for him, not be notified in the event of his death, I do not agree that they should not be told of their fathers passing. Failure to notify them will only fuel the fire of resent-ment they already feel for you. In spite of their inattentiveness, the children should be notified, wheth-er there is to be a funeral or not. If you wish to have a memorial service of some kind to enable you and those you care about to grieve, you should be entitled to have a private one. His children can hold their own service if they need the closure. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Remembering the past will serve you well in the present. Recall how oth-ers have treated you, and you will know instinctively how to proceed. Love and romance are still on the rise, and past lovers will come to mind. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): The connections you make at fundraisers or community events will lead to greater opportunities. Dont hide your thoughts. Share your innovative ideas and someone will see the value in what you have to offer. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Deception will sway a decision you must make. Dont offer anything you arent prepared to give away. Purchases will not live up to your expecta-tions. An important rela-tionship will improve if you find common ground and share responsibilities. ++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Look outside the box to find your answers. Interacting with people from different backgrounds will help you get your priorities straight. A past connection will help you re-establish unfulfilled goals. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep a clear head and avoid taking on too much. A financial matter will have underlying motivations that may not be in your best interest. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Problems with partner-ships will prevail. Listen carefully and be ready to counter any move that may make you look incompetent. An emotional situation will leave you feeling less confi-dent about what you know and do. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Dont get lazy when there is so much to gain by being active. The people you meet and the informa-tion you are given will help you make vital decisions regarding your future and where you are going to put your efforts. Love is highlighted. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Use intuition and your innovative outlook to make things happen that will help you emotionally, financially and physically. Money is in the picture and will come to you from an unusual source. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Wasting time on senseless bickering will be tiresome. Stick to the truth if you want to avoid prob-lems. A change in your living arrangements will do you good and help clear up any misconceptions someone has about your preferences. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Only trust information you receive firsthand. Responsibilities brought on by friends or relatives must be moni-tored. Take on what you can handle, nothing more. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Money matters will improve and old debts can be resolved. Love is on the rise, and spending more time with someone special should be your intent. With a couple of adjustments, you can make your home comfortable, efficient and affordable. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be sincere regarding the way you feel. Dont let emotional ups and downs lead to a poor choice. 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6D LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVERTISEMENT SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012 6DLIFE L a k e C i t y R e p o r t e r s B e s t o f t h e B e s t R e a d e r s C h o i c e A w a r d s | L a k e C i t y R e p o r t e r s B e s t o f t h e B e s t R e a d e r s C h o i c e A w a r d s | L a k e C i t y R e p o r t e r s B e s t o f t h e B e s t BEST S ERVICES BEST PEO P LE BEST DINING & E NTERTAINMENT INSTRUCTIONS AND OFFICIAL RULES: One entry form per household. Entries must be submitted on official entry ballot. Photocopies and carbon not accepted. Must be 18 years of age to enter. Ballots must include name, age, address and telephone number. Entries not meeting these criteria will not be tabulated nor entered in the drawing for $150 worth of cash prizes. The Lake City Reporter reserves the right to verify all entries and to eliminate any category for any reason. This ballot must be postmarked by June 12, 2011 and mailed to: Readers Choice Contest Lake City Reporter, PO Box 1709 Lake City, FL 32056. Ballot must have at least half of the categories filled out to be considered valid. No purchase required. The Reporter will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged or otherwise undeliverable mail. All entries become the property of the Lake City Reporter. Winner will be notified by telephone and/or certified mail by July 2, 2012 and will have seven days to reply and claim the prize. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Prize guaranteed to be awarded. Winner agrees to publication of name, hometown and photograph. An announcement of the winner will appear in the Lake City Reporter. The name of the winner will not be given out by telephone. Judges decision is final. Contest coordinator will not enter into any written or oral discussion about the contest judges or awarding of the prize. Employees of the Lake City Reporter (and their immediate families and members of their household) are not eligible. First Ballot Chosen .......... $ 100 Second Ballot ................ $ 50 ENTER & WIN! 2012 Official Entry Ballot (Simply Write In Your Choice For Columbia Countys Best and Return Ballot by June 12, 2012) Name___________________________________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________________________________ City _______________________________________ State _________________ Zip _________________ Phone _________________________________________________________________ Age ___________ Email address: _____________________________________________________________________________ Are your a current subscriber? YES ________ NO_______ FILL O UT T HE BALLOT (Must complete 50% of ballot to be counted) E NTER YOUR N AME for the R AN D OM DRAWING ANYONE C A N WIN . WHY N OT Y OU? 18 th A NNUAL Lake City Reporter Readers Choice A WAR D S N ominate and vote for your favorites in a variety of categories, from best local pool cleaner to best hair stylist, THE CHOICE IS Y OURS! For the rst two Sundays in the month of June the Lake City Reporter will run this blank ballot sheet with the full list of categories. You will need to ll out this ballot by writing in your favorite (Be sure to ll out at least 50% of your ballot for it to be counted) After those rst two ballots run we will total up all of the entries and then the next two weeks run a new ballot with the top three nomi nees in each category. You will then vote in each category from the top three. From these votes we will determine the winner from each and then announce to the entire community who is really, the Lake City Reporters Best of the Best in Columbia County! M AIL TO: T he R eaders C hoice A wards L ake C ity R eporter P O Box 1709 L ake C ity, F L 32056 DEA D LINE F OR E NTRIES: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 BEST PLACES Best All-around Restaurant______________ Best Bar______________________________ Best Bar B Que________________________ Best Breakfast_________________________ Best Buet____________________________ Best Burger___________________________ Best Caterer__________________________ Best Country Style Restaurant___________ Best Deli_____________________________ Best Dinner Under $10__________________ Best Donuts___________________________ Best Drive Thru________________________ Best Early Bird Dinner__________________ Best Fried Chicken_____________________ Best Hot Dog__________________________ Best Hot Wings________________________ Best Lunch Special____________________ Best Mexican Restaurant________________ Best Asian Cuisine______________________ Best Pizza____________________________ Best Place to Buy Ice Cream_____________ Best 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