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CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Depp, partner call it quits. 90 66 Mostly Sunny WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY N EWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1A Vol. 138, No. 105 COMING THURSDAY Local news roundup. Mayor Stephen Witt recites the Oath of Office to Sgts. Larry S hallar (from right), Robert Milligan and Paul Kash duri ng a promotion ceremony Tuesday at the Lake City Police Departme nt. Promotion DayJASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThird Circuit State Attorney candidate Jeff Siegmeister said he is being bullied by incum-bent Skip Jarvis and claims Jarvis is using his office to harass and intimidate him. In a press release Tuesday, Siegmeister challenged Jarvis to stop bullying, apologize or charge me. Jarvis called Siegmeisters response childish. Im very sorry Mr. Siegmeister seems to be so sensitive to political matters, he said. In letters to Siegmeister dated July 28, 2011 and May 15, 2012, Jarvis questioned his opponents use of the state seal on his website as well as the Web address of the site, stateattorney2012.com. Jarvis wrote that the website name could be a violation of state statutes and of the election code. The letters were written on Third Circuit State Attorney letterhead. Additionally, irrespective of how the election in 2012 turns out, in 2012 you will not be State Attorney and I am therefore direct-ing that you cease the use of my elected position in your political advertise-ment, Jarvis wrote in the July 28 letter. Jarvis reitereted his concerns about the Web address in the May 15 letter, where he said that some-one looking for the state attorneys website using stateattor-ney2012.com would be mis-directed to your website. He also noted the state seal had been removed from the site since sending the first letter. Siegmeister called Jarviss interpre-tation of state law in the matter of the Web address ludi-crous. I am confident, after speaking with several election and criminal attorneys, that my campaign has broken no election or criminal laws, Siegmeister wrote in a June 5 letter. In Tuesdays press release, Siegmeister called Jarviss letters an exten-sion of your abuse of power. I will not stand by and allow your incompetence or your vengence to reign over the people of the Third Circuit.Sparks fly in race for prosecutorThird circuitstate attorneycandidates spar. Siegmeister By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comJACKSONVILLE-A Columbia County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal child por-nography charge. Robert Allen Brammer, 24, faces a mandatory sentence of at least five years and up to 20 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine, and a potential life term of supervised release, accord-ing to a statement from the U.S. Attorneys Office. Brammer pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography over the Internet in a federal dis-trict court in Jacksonville, after 28 images and 15 videos where found on his computer media, according to the release. A detective working with the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began an undercover operation to identify people using a particu-lar file sharing program on the internet to find and share child pornography. An investigation showed Brammer was the account sub-scriber for an internet protocol address offering child pornog-raphy images for distribution, according to court documents. On Sept. 3, 2010, a federal search warrant was executed at Brammers Columbia County res-idence, which has a High Springs address. During the search, the officers seized a laptop computer and a desktop tower computer. Brammer was interviewed and said he began searching for and downloading child pornography about three and a half years prior, and that he used file sharing pro-grams to search for and down-load child pornography from the internet, according to the release. Brammer also said that child por-nography is obviously illegal, according to officials. The case was investigated by the FBI, Alachua County Sheriffs Office, and Columbia County Sheriffs Office. It is being pros-ecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney D. Rodney Brown. The plea agreement also requires Brammer to forfeit sev-eral computers and other digital media. His sentencing hearing is set for Aug. 27. Local man pleads guilty to child pornography charges SPARKS Continued on 3A By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comA public meeting will allow concerned sports-men to have their say about potential fee-based hunt-ing on land that is publicly owned and managed by the Suwannee River Water Management District, offi-cials announced Tuesday. The district will hold a public meeting July 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at its headquar-ters, 9225 CR 49 in Live Oak. Facing budget cuts, the district is exploring options to expand hunting through generating user fees, offer-ing hunting leases and other methods. The meet-ing will give stakeholder groups a chance to provide input and offer suggestions for that process, according to a press release. A proposed private hunting lease for the districts 836-acre Mud Swamp Tract came before the govern-ing board in June, but the board decided to delay action to get public input to accommodate concerns of stakeholder groups. During the meeting, several representatives from hunting groups spoke against the lease and limit-ing accessibility to lands. I think youll see the hunting community well represented at the July meeting, said John Fuller, executive director of The Future of Hunting in Florida. The Tallahassee-based group is comprised of several sporting and conservation groups con-cerned with accessibility to hunting lands. Fuller said there is no justification to charge the public to use land they have already paid for with taxes. It is different when hunters need a permit to use private land, he said. The district used Florida Forever funding to pur-chase the Mud Swamp land for almost $1.25 million in 2004. They dont own it. Theyre just stewards of it and therefore, it ought to be open to the public, said Bill Marvin, chairman of The Future of Hunting in Florida. Marvin said the districts land management plan does not allow for exclu-sive uses of land and state law doesnt allow district land to be leased to private parties. Its just not right, he said. Leasing district lands to private hunters has never been done before and hunters are concerned its a slippery slope that would limit access to other lands, Marvin said. Marvin said he is thank-Meeting to address fee-based hunting on public-owned landHUNTING Continued on 3A Rubio addresses mistakes, criticisms in his memoirBy BRENDAN FARRINGTONAP Political WriterTALLAHASSEE U.S. Sen. Marco Rubios memoir isnt just a feel-good story about a boy whose immigrant parents worked hard so that he could have what they couldnt, or about overcoming long odds to beat a popular governor once heavily backed by the GOP establishment to win his Senate seat. The 303-page book released Tuesday, An American Son, is also an answer to the criticism and scrutiny he faced from political opponents and the media during his improbable election to the Senate and after taking office in 2011. The 41-year-old conservative is often discussed as a potential running mate for Republican Mitt Romney, and the book reads almost as if Rubio is vetting himself. Nearly every negative issue or question about his past thats been raised since he began his 2010 Senate campaign, from charging per-sonal items on Republican Party credit cards to the beginning of foreclosure proceedings on a house he RUBIO Continued on 3A Grad Night JarvisJASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterGraduating siblings Danielle, 27, and Henry Kaus, 2 5, (top) share a joke after walking across the stage to receive their G.E.D. ce rtificate during the 20112012 Columbia County School Districts Adult Educat ion Graduation Ceremony held at the Columbia County School Board Administra tive Complex Tuesday. Approximately 140 students graduated. Randi Carter and her son, Lighten Filyaw, 2, (bottom) clap as graduates walk across t he stage to receive their G.E.D.s. For more pictures from the ceremony, see P age 6A.
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Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word ... Ephesians 5:25-26 NIV JACKSONVILLE Mickey Mouse ears, Tinker Bell tumblers, Snow White nightshirts and other Walt Disney World souvenirs will be imported through the Port of Jacksonville. Mickey himself was on hand at the port Tuesday for the announcement by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. So were Gov. Rick Scott, Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll as well as Disney and port officials. Disney previously imported merchandise for its central Florida attrac tions through Savannah, Ga. Officials say a quarter of the cargo will con tinue to flow through the Georgia port but the remaining 75 percent will come through Jacksonville. Its part of efforts by Scott and Florida business leaders to boost the states economy by increasing activity at its ports. Rescue man to be honored ST. PETERSBURG A man who made two rescues in two days is being hon ored by the St. Petersburg Fire Department for his lifesaving actions. Gus Hertz was fishing near the Gulf last week when a man suffered a dia betic episode and drove his vehicle into the water. Hertz and another fisherman pulled the man from the car. A day later, Hertz was called to action again. A small plane with two people on board crashed into the water near his boat. Hertz dragged the pilot and pas senger onto his boat and headed to shore. Lt. Joel Granata of St. Petersburg Fire Rescue says the citys mayor and fire chief will honor Hertz during a ceremony Thursday. Hertz is from Virginia and is spending the summer in the Tampa Bay area. 3-year-old found with 2 bodies FORT MYERS Police are investigating after a 3year-old girl was found in a car with the bodies of two gunshot victims in south west Florida. The child was not harmed. Fort Myers Police found 23-year-old Jerrett Byrd and 16-year-old Chariah Owens inside the car around 4 a.m. Tuesday. They had multiple gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene. The girl was asleep in the backseat when police found her. She is Owens cousin. Its unclear what prompt ed the shooting or why the child was with the victims. Police said they have con tacted her parents. The child was taken to the hospital and later released to the custody of state child welfare officials. Authorities are combing the crime scene for clues and have moved the car to a secure location. Gulf Power rates dropping $9.92 TALLAHASSEE Gulf Power Co. rates are going down for its Florida Panhandle customers. The Florida Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved the Pensacola-based companys request for a $58.5 million reduction in fuel charges. That will knock $9.92 off the monthly bill for a cus tomer using 1,000 kilowatt hours, which is near aver age, effective July 2. The total bill would drop from $126.53 to $116.61. The reduction is due to greater reliance on natural gas rather than coal to gen erate power for the 431,000 homes, businesses and other customers served by the utility. Gas prices have declined as supplies have increased. The commission usually adjusts fuel charges once a year in November, but Gulf asked for a mid-course cor rection due to recent cost savings. Trial for mom accused of killing PENSACOLA Opening arguments are slated to begin in the trial of a Pensacola area woman accused of brutally killing a teenager in 2010. Investigators said the victim, 19-year-old Audreanna Zimmerman, was beaten with a crowbar, shocked with a stun gun and set on fire. She died nearly two weeks later at the hospital. Investigators allege 41-year-old Tina Brown, her daughter and another woman killed Zimmerman during an argument over a man. The Pensacola News Journal reported Brown is charged with first-degree murder. She could face the death penalty or life in prison if convicted. One of the women pleaded guilty to a second-degree murder charge last year and will testify in Browns trial as part of her plea agreement. Disney importing souvenirs through Jacksonville LOS ANGELES Johnny Depp and his longtime partner, Vanessa Paradis, have split. A publicist for Depp said in a statement Tuesday that the two have amica bly separated. The state ment requested privacy for the former couple and their two children, 9-yearold son, Jack, and 13-yearold daughter, Lily-Rose. Depp and Paradis met in 1998 but never married during their 14-year rela tionship. The American actor and the French model-singer lived togeth er with their children in France. Depps most recent film credits include The Rum Diary and Dark Shadows. He is set to star as Tonto in the bigscreen take on The Lone Ranger, due next year. Healthcare foes won in media NEW YORK A new study shows that oppo nents of President Barack Obamas health care plan clearly beat supporters in getting their message across through the media. The study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Centers Project for Excellence in Journalism found that opponents won because their positions were sharp er and easier to under stand. The critics also more frequently drove cov erage, particularly when Tea Party demonstrations came to the fore. Pew director Tom Rosenstiel said the compe tition wasnt even close. Royalty back in Olympics LONDON Zara Phillips, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, will stay in the Athletes Village in London this summer when she competes in Olympic equestrian events. The 31-year-old Phillips told reporters at a news conference Tuesday that she was very excited to be part of Britains eventing team, a difficult discipline that combines the skills of dressage, cross-country and show jumping. The former world cham pion and her horse, High Kingdom, were named to the team last week. She had been considered a long shot until recently, when a series of strong performances in Britains sodden country side gave her momentum. The moment is sweet for Phillips in part because she had to withdraw from com peting in the 2008 Beijing Games when her horse, Toytown, became injured. Photog says Baldwin hit him NEW YORK A New York City newspaper pho tographer has accused groom-to-be Alec Baldwin of assaulting him outside a marriage license bureau. But the 30 Rock star says he was only protecting himself. The NYPD confirmed that Daily News photogra pher Marcus Santos had filed a complaint against Baldwin. The department says Santos claims he was punched while snapping photos of Baldwin and his fiancee, Hilaria Thomas. A statement on Tuesday from Baldwins publicist accused the photographer of being the aggressor. It says the actor defended himself after the photogra pher assaulted him with a camera, and that no punch es were thrown. Production begins on Disney film BURBANK, Calif. Production has started on Maleficent, with Angelina Jolie starring as the classic Disney villain from Sleeping Beauty. Work on the film began June 13, The Walt Disney Studios announced Tuesday. The studio also released the first image of Jolie in character, wearing a dark headdress and dra matic makeup. Maleficent tells the beloved Sleeping Beauty fairy tale from the perspec tive of Auroras evil nem esis, revealing the back story that led her to curse the girl as a baby. And itll probably look pretty spec tacular. Johnny Depp arrives with his girlfriend Vanessa Paradis for the 80th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Depp and his long time partner, Vanessa Paradis, have split. A publicist for Depp said in a statement Tuesday, June that the couple amicably separated. Johnny Depp splits from partner ASSOCIATED PRESS
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS WEDNESDAY JUNE 20, 2012 3A 3A ful for the opportunity have a discussion with district officials and other hunters. The district is looking for ways to increase hunting opportunities while reduc ing the net cost of manag ing public lands, said Bob Heeke, district senior land resources manager He said because hunt ing is not currently allowed at Mud Swamp, the proj ect would expand hunting and fishing opportunities. The tract receives minimal recreational use from the public. The district will continue to offer hunting opportuni ties on nearly 105,000 acres of lands. co-owned, is addressed. One of the things I strive to be in the book is honest, because I want people to learn from that. Ive learned more from my mistakes than I have from my successes. And hope fully if people can hear it in my voice, they may be able to avoid that happening to them at some point, Rubio said in an interview with The Associated Press. Reflecting on his 2010 Senate campaign, Rubio said he shouldnt have tried to operate a political committees finances on his own, nor hired relatives to help with political work. But he often blames the media for jumping to con clusions. And he accuses then-Gov. Charlie Crist, who dropped out of the Republican Senate primary contest after Rubio opened up a wide lead and who then mounted an unsuc cessful independent bid for the seat, with making up or exaggerating facts. Years later my lack of bookkeeping skills would come back to haunt me. The press and Governor Crist raised the matter during my U.S. Senate campaign, implying I had pocketed money from my finance committee and used it to pay for personal items. It wasnt true, but I had helped create the mis understandings my oppo nents exploited, wrote Rubio, who won a threeway general election for the Senate. That and other experi ences have caused him to become more careful as a senator, he told The AP. The lesson Ive learned is that every decision that we make is going to be viewed by some in the most negative way possi ble, Rubio said. You cant always avoid it, but you want to avoid it primarily because every minute you spend explaining a deci sion is a minute you cant spend talking about public policy. Rubio wants his book to be a story about succeed ing in America. His par ents struggled economi cally when they left Cuba in 1956. Life was difficult in the United States and they contemplated returning to Cuba after Fidel Castro took power in 1959. His father was a bartender who had dreams of becoming a businessman and his moth er was a maid who wanted to be an actress. They were never able to achieve their dreams. The purpose of their whole life was to make sure that I had a chance to do the all the things that they didnt. And a lot of it, of course, is due to their hard work and sacrifice, but a lot of it is due to the fact that it happened in America, Rubio said. He also writes about his familys decision to attend a Mormon church when they lived in Las Vegas dur ing his childhood. They returned to Catholicism three years later, but the Mormon faith left a last ing impression on Rubio. He said he looks at his Mormon relatives and sees close families and strong adults. A lot of that is reinforced by the church and the environment the church provides its members and that still strikes me to this day, Rubio said. The last ing message is in order to have a strong nation you have to have strong people, and in order to have strong people, you have to have those sorts of foundations in your life. Romney is seeking to become the nations first Mormon president. Rubio also recalls in the book the night President Barack Obama was elect ed and how tears welled in his eyes. Rubio a harsh critic of the presi dent described how he was proud of the nation for electing a black presi dent. He wrote that he was particularly touched by a story in Obamas victory speech about a 106-year-old black woman who waited in line to vote a right she didnt have early in her life because of the color of her skin and because she was a woman. Asked about that night, Rubio said, It was an important historic moment in American history. It was also one that made him think Obama would be a different kind of leader, a hope he said has now turned to disappointment. Despite my strong dis agreements with him on public policy, I thought he had a unique opportu nity to elevate American political discourse above the kind of place where its been lately. And hes completely abandoned that in favor of class warfare, gender warfare and divid ing even Hispanics against other groups of Hispanics, Rubio said. Its a blown opportunity. Its a very sad turn of events here, that someone who was elected Siegmeister said he felt it was important to go public with the matter. Even though I sought the opinion of numerous lawyers, the election people and everybody else to make sure I wasnt missing some thing and was somehow in violation of the law, the one thing that is lost in all those letters is: Why is Mr. Jarvis using his office against his political opponent? he said. If he believes I was violat ing the law, he should con tact the governor to assign an executive prosecutor to come in and review wheth er I violated a criminal law. Thats why Im running for office against Mr. Jarvis. Jarvis said Tuesday he was not trying to intimidate Siegmeister. If I were trying to harass or bully him with the let ters I sent, I would have not worded the letters so nicely, he said. Im sorry Mr. Siegmeister has already reached this level of des peration. He said Siegmeisters use of the state seal was called to his attention by the Florida Secretary of States office. Jarvis doesnt plan to apologize for the letters. Am I going to apologize. Hell, no. There is no apol ogy due him, Jarvis said. Im trying to avoid what I consider to be an election code violation. Ive simply brought the issues to his attention and if he is so sen sitive that this upsets him to this degree, that is some thing hes going to have to deal with himself. WILSONS CONTAINERS Construction/Debris Containers Available 755-7060 Delivered to your job site today SPARKS: State attorney Continued From Page 1A 755-1992 Offer Expires 6/30/12 Extended OFFER! RUBIO: Talks memoir Continued From Page 1A HUNTING: Public lands Continued From Page 1A By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NEW ORLEANS The Southern Baptist Convention voted Tuesday to elect its first African-American president in one of its biggest steps yet to reconcile the 167-yearold denominations troubled racial past and appeal to a more diverse group of believers. The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. was unopposed in being elected by thousands of enthusi astic delegates on Tuesday at the annual meeting of the nations largest Protestant denomination in his hometown of New Orleans. Pastor David Crosby of First Baptist New Orleans nominated Luter, calling him a fire-breathing, miracle-working pastor who would likely be a candidate for saint hood if he were Catholic. Crosby recalled how Luter built the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church from a tiny congregation to a megachurch of nearly 8,000 before the buildings were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Members of Luters mostly black church came to worship at Crosbys mostly white church, and the pastors worked together for 2? years as Luter rebuilt Franklin Avenue. Today, with a Sunday attendance of 5,000, Luters church is once again the largest Southern Baptist church for atten dance in the state. Fred Luter is the only megachurch pas tor I know who had to do it twice, Crosby said. Crosby said the SBC needs Luter at the head of the table as it increasingly focuses on diversifying its membership. Many leaders are convinced this nomina tion is happening now by the provenance of God, he said. Delegates clapped and cheered when Luters election was announced by current SBC President Bryant Wright, who told those gathered for the convention that they were privileged to be here for this historic occasion. Luter wiped tears from his eyes as he accepted the position. Two female ushers from the Franklin Avenue congregation embraced, swaying and weeping with joy. I think Im just too overwhelmed by it right now to speak, said another member, Malva Marsalis. A minister from Luters church, Darren Martin, said the SBCs past support of slav ery and segregation are well known, but Luters election was a true sign ... that change from within has really come. ...Christ is at the center of the SBC. The historic election comes as member ship and baptisms are on the decline and the Nashville-based denomination is trying to expand its appeal beyond its traditional white Southern base. In a news conference after the vote, Luter said he doesnt think his election is some kind of token gesture. If we stop appointing African-Americans, Asians, Hispanics to leadership positions after this, weve failed, he said. ... I promise you Im going to do all that I can to make sure this is not just a one-and-done deal. Southern Baptists elect first black president Dad wont face charges in alleged attackers death JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Lake City resident Rylee Heaps, 7, jumps in the water Monday at the Columbia Aquatic Complex. Cool Pool in the By PAUL J. WEBER and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI Associated Press SHINER, Texas Hearing his 5-year-old daughter crying from behind a barn, a father ran and discovered the unthinkable: A man molesting her. The father pulled the man off his daughter, authorities say, and started pum meling him to death with his fists. With his daughter finally safe, the father frantically called 911, begging a dispatcher to find his rural ranch and send an ambu lance. Come on! This guy is going to die on me! the man is heard screaming on the recording, which authorities played during a news conference Tuesday where they announced that the father would not face charges. I dont know what to do! In declining to indict the 23year-old father in the June 9 kill ing of Jesus Mora Flores, a Lavaca County grand jury reached the same conclusion as investigators and many of the fathers neigh bors: He was authorized to use deadly force to protect his daugh ter. Its sad a man had to die, said Michael James Veit, 48, who lives across the street from where the attack happened in this small community run on ranching and the Shiner beer brewery. But I think anybody would have done that. The family ranch is so remote that on the 911 tape, the father is heard profanely screaming at a dispatcher who couldnt locate the property. At one point, he tells the dispatcher hes going to put the man in his truck and drive him to a hospital. Hes going to die! the father screams, swearing at the dis patcher. Hes going to f-----die! The tense, nearly five-minute call begins with the father saying he beat up a man found raping his daughter. The father grows increasingly frazzled, shouting into the phone so loudly at times that the call often becomes inau dible. The Associated Press is not identifying the father in order to protect the daughters identity. The AP generally does not iden tify victims of sexual assault. Hes a peaceable soul, VAnne Huser, the fathers attorney, told reporters at the Lavaca County Courthouse. He had no inten tion to kill anybody that day. The attack happened on the familys ranch off a quiet, two-lane county road between the farming towns of Shiner and Yoakum. TEXAS continued on 6A
ONE OPINION Barack Obama the autocrat LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Columbia County Public Library West Branch personal computers open for public use are slow. On June 16, I was in the West Branch Library trying to type an e-mail letter to a friend. I made a mistake and needed to hit the backspace key. To my utter dis-appointment I listened while the PC went through several gyra-tions. The hour glass icon hung on the screen like Spanish moss on a Florida oak tree. While waiting, I looked up at the clock and noticed it was tick-ing toward high noon. Finally after a long wait the screen came back up. You would have thought I hit the backstroke key instead of the backspace key. The time it took to complete the task gave me time to imagine a palmetto bug trying to do the backstroke all the way across a local public swimming pool. It took about as long for the PC to do the backspace as it would a palmetto bug to do the back-stroke across the length of a local public swimming pool. Columbia County Library patrons were asked to fill out a survey not too long ago and we gave feedback. I know I was not the only taxpaying patron who complained about the West Branch PC being so slow. Columbia County needs to get the lead out and speed up all the personal computers at the West Branch. It was high noon, on June 16, and not one of the PCs at the West Branch had a patron even though at the time, the Main Branch was yet to open for another hour and all PCs were working. I remember Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly in the 1952 quadruple Oscar winning movie western High Noon. Imagine Best Actor winner Gary Cooper not being able to defend Grace Kelly and the town from the bad guy getting off the train at high noon. Why? Because he was too slow getting his gun out of the holster! Columbia County commissioners up for reelection need to get the lead out of all the PCs at the West Branch Library and speed them up before high noon on primary election day of August 14. I trust you will have this problem fixed before the votes are tallied.Kenny MerrikenLake City Library computers too slow 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Say noto Rio Q The Washington Times Q Orange County Register OPINION Wednesday, June 20, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW A gain and again, presidents over-reach their author-ity. Its always a danger, and maybe theres a penalty such as pub-lic disapproval. Richard Nixon got caught in criminal conduct and was forced to resign. Whats the penalty going to be this time? President Barack Obama has been up to some powerful autocratic mischief, but it seems more likely to boost than hurt his re-election chances. The latest adventure was his decision to stop the deporta-tion of illegal aliens under age 30 who came to the United States before age 15 and have stayed out of legal trouble. There have been whoops and cheers, and theres little ques-tion it will increase his support among Latinos whose votes are crucial this election year. The problem is that the policy runs counter to law and Obamas constitutional pledge to uphold it. Obama himself once said he couldnt leapfrog Congress on this issue, but he did just that. The possibilities of legal reversal seem slim. Both The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have published stories about Obama starting his ten-ure in a checks-and-balances frame of mind and then con-verting to a flex-your-muscles point of view. Though he at first wanted to work with Congress, he grew anxious when the Republicans took over the House two years into his administration. Afraid of getting nothing done, he decided to make the most of executive powers and adopted a slogan: We cant wait. Thus, the administration did not wait for Congress to enact a cap-and-trade law and instead had the Environmental Protection Agency step in with toughened regulations on greenhouse gases. And thus Obamas team did not wait for Congress to rejigger the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, which seemed possible. Instead, the administration started a process of letting states get out from under the education laws demands. Still other moves indicated Congress just does not mat-ter to this White House. The president engaged the American military in Libya without seeking congressional authorization and made recess appointments without Senate approval. The Constitution allows recess appointments, the problem in this case being that there was no recess under law. None of these or numerous other power splurges are as bad as President George W. Bushs abuses, some Obama defenders say. Maybe the defenders did not notice that, like Bush, Obama has issued so-called signing statements when signing bills into laws, in effect negating parts of them. On the terrorism front, Obama ended Bushs tough interrogations -characterized as torture by many critics -but continued rendition, the practice of sending terrorism suspects to foreign prisons where the United States has no control. The president also has continued indefinite detention and warrantless surveillance, and meanwhile has endorsed the right to kill Americans abroad without due process if they are considered enemy combatants. While some conservatives might applaud some emula-tions of Bush, they are gener-ally the ones voicing the most outrage over Obamas power abuses. There are, however, concerned liberals. One of the most outspoken is Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University. He has worried that adulation of Obama has led liberals to be soft on his civil liberties violations. Conservative legal theorist Michael McConnell of Stanford University summed up the hazard of Obamas imperial impudence. Quoted in a Wall Street Journal article March 30, he said that while checks and balances can lead to gridlock, thats better than unchecked power in the hands of one person. Others note that if Obama can get away with these power grabs, so might Republican presiden-tial candidate Mitt Romney if elected -and on issues that will make the left as furious as the right is now. Whats at stake are limited government, rule of law and republican governance, and they are presently losing while Obama wins. T he private jets are on the tarmac fueling up in time for the Wednesday kickoff of the Rio+20 Earth Summit. Pampered United Nations busybodies are gather-ing at this event whose slogan is The future we want. A more accurate motto for the confab would be, The money we want. As many as 50,000 attendees are expected in the Brazilian resort city of Rio de Janeiro, including 130 heads of state. U.N. globalists hope to recapture the spirit of the first earth conference 20 years ago by returning to its original site. The movement that began as a philosophical argu-ment for a greener planet has whiffed three times in recent years in trying to convince coun-tries to back their hot air with cool cash. Rio+20 is the moment of truth that will determine whether participating nations will approve the creation of a global green tax. Backers propose the kitty start at $30 billion a year, but they want to ratchet up the figure to $100 billion by 2020. A collection of radical nongovernmental orga-nizations dissatisfied with that amount want developed nations to sacrifice 0.7 percent of their gross national product. Not expected in Rio is President Obama, who is clearly reluctant to be seen with fellow spendthrifts at a time when his re-election is jeopardized by his own three-plus-year-long spend-ing binge. However, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to wave the green flag for Washington in Rio, along with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson. Earlier this year, Mrs. Clinton threatened to retaliate against the European Union for imposing a carbon-dioxide-emis-sions tax on airlines entering EU airspace. She should likewise defend U.S. sovereignty by opposing this U.N. scheme to levy a green tax on Americans. Sustainability is a generic, inoffensive term being used to mask the redistribution of wealth. If U.N. big spenders move forward, it should be with-out any U.S. taxpayer funds. Just say no to Rio. D emocracy is a messy business. It usually takes a long time to push through reforms. As German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck famously said, Laws are like sausages; it is better not to see them being made. But the alternative to lawmaking is rule by decree. Thats why President Barack Obama was wrong to use an executive order to grant an effective two-year amnesty to 800,000 to 2.1 million illegal immigrants who were brought into the United States as children. For several years, Congress has been working on legislation to do something similar with whats called the DREAM Act. We have sup-ported these efforts. The Constitution clearly gives only to Congress the power to establish a uniform Rule of Naturalization. The executive branch of gov-ernment, overseen by the president, only enforces what Congress decides. Technically, what Mr. Obama did halting deporta-tions of and granting work per-mits to qualified illegal immi-grants was legal because the president can grant asylum to foreigners who can claim eco-nomic or other hardship, Ilya Shapiro told us; hes a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the libertarian Cato Institute. But the problem here is atmo-spherics, he said. Congress specifically has rejected the DREAM Act. The president then went ahead and showed contempt for the separation of powers. Hes also throwing a wrench into potential long-term solutions, such as that being worked on by Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican senator sometimes discussed as a potential run-ning mate to Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presi-dential nominee. Americas founders gave those in Congress the exclu-sive power to make laws because they are in closer touch with the people. Its still fairly easy to meet your local member of Congress or sena-tor at a town hall, but meeting the president is almost impos-sible absent a campaign donation. Much of the problem stems from Mr. Obamas own faulty economic program. By contrast, when President Ronald Reagan signed the most-recent amnesty law, in 1986, the economy had been humming for years. The Gippers policies of tax cuts, stable money and spending restraints were about the oppo-site of Mr. Obamas. Another factor is the fastapproaching November elec-tion. Mr. Obama obviously is appealing to Latinos, many of whose relatives will enjoy the amnesty, and who vote in such battleground states as Nevada, Florida, Arizona and Colorado. Thats another reason why Congress should be involved because any action then would have to be bipartisan. Certainly, any amnesty bill likely would have to wait until after the election. But thats how democracy works. Its unfortunate that Mr. Romney has taken such a weak position on the presidents order. Ironically, Mr. Romney won some Republican primaries part-ly by criticizing Newt Gingrich and other opponents for being weak on amnesty. Mr. Romneys new position is another example of what one aide called an Etch A Sketch approach to policies. Instead of posing as a leader, he needs to start being one. Q Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard news-papers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado. Jay AmbroseSpeaktoJay@aol.com Leave thelaws toCongress
Bonnie Morgan Gerke Born to Hayward and Mozelle Morgan at the family farm on March 8, 1919. She passed away at the place she loved so much, the same fam ily farm on June 6, 2012. After high school she moved to Ocala and Gainesville to attend Nursing School where she re ceived her RN degree. She and her family lived in Melbourne Florida for 20 years before mov ing back to the family farm in Lake City. There she continued to live with her husband and son Gary. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Gerke and her son Greg Gerke. Also her sister Lilla and brother Bill. Mrs. Gerke is survived by her son, Gary Gerke of Lake City and daughter, Robin Parr (Phil lip) of Gainesville. She will also be missed by her grand children; Jason Gerke, LeeAnn Gerke, Nolan Gerke, Van Haas, Suzanne Haas and Ryan Parr. Also are her 6 great-grandchil dren ages 6 to 18. She loved and cared so much her family. Any one that knew her appreciated her talents for Great cooking. A graveside memorial will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Bethal Church in Lake City, Florida. Funeral arrangements are under direc tion of GATEWAY FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME.Robert S. Moschetti Robert S. Moschetti, 71, of Lake City, FL., passed on May 29, 2012. He was born on Nov. 29, 1940 in Gardner, Massachusetts. He was in the Air Force as a Capt. and went to college. He is survived by his wife of 16 years Nancy Moschetti, his dau ghter Tina Hall and two granddaughters Dominique Hall and Alexandria Hall from Ox nard, California. Bobs sister Nancy Hawke from Gardner, Massachusetts, two brothers: Anthony Moschetti and his wife Donna Moschetti from Swisher, IA., and Greg Moschetti and his wife Connie Baxter Mos chetti from Bratteboro, VT., and all of Bobs nieces and nephews. We would like to thank the staff at Hospice of Nature Coast for all of their help. Bob served in the Air Force. Bob was a member of Moose Lodge 624 the American Le gion Post 57 he was a Chaplin for two years and a volunteer (Bingo), MOAA (Military Of GWRRA-FLI-Y (Gainesville, FL.) Bob liked to meet people and talk! Ride his Honda gold Services will be held at the American Legion Post 57, Lake City, FL., on June 23, 2012 at 12:00. Chaplin Bob DeSantis from the Hospice of Nature Coast will be speaking.Mary Fleming W aters Mrs. Mary Fleming Waters, 86 of Lake City, Florida, died Sun day at Bell Minor Nursing Home of Gainesville, Georgia. She was born in Olustee on April 28, 1926. Mrs. Waters was a home maker. She was the daughter of the late Willie Farris and late LaNettye Fleming. she was also preceded in death by her hus band, Lewis Waters; 3 brothers, 1 sister and 1 granddaughter. Mrs. Waters is survived by: Her Daughter and son-inlaw: Libby and Garland Wilkes of Jefferson, GA. 2 Sons and daughters-inlaw: Ron and Virginia Wa ters of Lake City. Jim and Sandy Waters of Lake City. 10 Grandchildren. 17 Great grandchildren. 2 Great, great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery near Lake Butler. Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler is in charge of ar rangements. The family re ceived friends at ARCHER FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday evening from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. 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Duval St., via fax to (386) 752-9400 or e-mail lhampson@ lakecityreporter.com. June 21 Fundraiser The public is invited to a Bob Evans Community Fundraiser Dine to Make a Difference Thursday, June 21from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, located at 3628 West Hwy 90 Lake City, FL will donate 15% of their sales to benefit the Hospice of the Nature Coast. A flier must be presented at time of check out. Fliers are available at the Hospice of the Nature Coast offices located at 857 SW Main Blvd., Suite 125 (Lake City Plaza on SW Main) Lake City. For more information call: 386-755-7714. Gardening workshop A gardening workshop, presented by Geoff Hart, UF/IFAS master gardener, will begin at 5:45 p.m. June 21 at the Fort White Public Library on Rt. 47, across from the high school. Participants will have the opportunity learn the best tips and tricks for great roses. For more informa tion, call Nichelle Demorest at (386) 752-5384. End-of-life program The Hospice Foundation of Americas Educational Teleconference titled Endof-Life Ethics will be held Thursday, June 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hospice of the Nature Coast Wings Community Education Center in the Lake City Plaza on SW Main Street. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be pro vided. The teleconference will examine ethical issues and dilemmas that emerge at the end-of-life and the effects of these decisions on healthcare staff and families, using a case study approach. Healthcare professionals, educators, social workers, funeral directors, counsel ors, clergy, spiritual care vol unteers should contact Vicki Myers at 386-755-7714 Ext. 2411 by June18 for reserva tions. Seating is limited. June 22 Fair deadline June 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. Groundbreaking After nine months of planning and fundraising the Richardson Memorial Committee have set June 22 at 10 a.m. for the ground breaking of the long await ed Richardson memorial. Ceremonies will be held at the Richardson Community Center in Lake City and the memorial will be dedicated to the principals, teachers and students that made Richardson into the educa tional facility of excellence for 50 years. Class reunion There will be a reunion for the Suwannee High School classes of 65, 66, 67, 68 and 69 at the Suwannee County Club at 6 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012. Tickets are $25 per person for dinner, cake and a short program. Come out and socialize with your old classmates. RSVP by June 15 to Brenda Newbern Sanders at 386-758-9832 or 288-0756. Send checks or money order to 681 NW Amanda St, Lake City, FL 32055. June 23 Flower arranging class Bruce 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 25 Shooting camp UF/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 educa tion 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. SVTA Board Meeting The Board of Directors for Suwannee Valley Transit Authority is meeting June 25 at 6:00 p.m. at SVTA HQ Building, 1907 Voyles St., SW, Live Oak, FL 32060. This is open to the public. Aglow meeting Sandy Carter will be the guest speaker at this months Aglow meeting. She has a tremendous testimony of having been healed from a life threatening form of rheumatoid arthritis. Now she and her husband are part of a trio, The Singing Carters, and her voice is stronger than ever. She has written a book and lives with her family in Ft. White. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 25 at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, 901 Davis St. in Lake City. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Polly at 386 935 4018 or Linda at 386 752 1971. June 26 Author program Martha 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. June 27 Quilters guild meeting The Lady of the Lake Quilters Guild will meet on Wednesday, June 27 at 10 a.m. with social time at 9:30 a.m. at Teen Town, 533 NW Desoto St., Lake City. Visitors are always welcome. The program this month will be Maureen ODoogan, Trunk Show from Tallahassee. For addi tional info call 754-9330.
6A LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS WEDNESDAY JUNE 20, 2012 6A 5 Days Only! February 27 to March 2, 2012 During this special event, well give you up to 50% of the price you paid for your current hearing instrument, regardless of brand or age, working or not, or 30% off MSRP, whichever is better, on any digital hearing system by Beltone. 132 SW Columbia Ave., Suite 101 Lake City 386-754-6711 June 25 to June 29, 2012 1912 2012 Authorities say a witness who saw Flores forcibly car rying the girl into a seclud ed area scrambled to find the father. Running toward his daughters screams, the father pulled Flores off his child and inflicted several blows to the mans head and neck area, investigators said. Emergency crews respond ing to the fathers 911 call found Flores pants and underwear pulled down on his lifeless body. The girl was examined at a hospital, and authorities say forensic evi dence and witness accounts corroborated the fathers story that his daughter was being sexually molested. At Werners Restaurant, customer Gail Allen said she didnt want to speak for the town, though her comments echoed what others said. The father has gone through enough, said Allen, 59, who has nine grandchil dren. The little girl is going to be traumatized for life, and the father, too, for what hap pened. He was protecting his family. Any parent would do that. TEXAS From Page 3A Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Ayla Flowers moves her tassel to the left of her cap during the Ceremonial Turning of the Tassels. Columbia High School graduate Walker Ralph Bell, accompanied by his father, is congratu lated by Columbia County School Board Members Keith Hudson (from left), Glenn Hunter and chairperson Steve Nelson. Graduate Jason Coon (from right) makes his way down the stage as he is being congratu lated by Columbia County School Board Chairperson Steve Nelson, members Glenn Hunter and Keith Hudson and keynote speaker Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter.
By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comLake City Columbia County Youth Baseball is hosting its second 30-plus team tournament field in two weeks. The Florida Babe Ruth Baseball District 6 compe-tition in four age groups begins Thursday at Southside Sports Complex. All-star teams for ages 15-under, 12-under, 10-under and 9-under will be in action. While the Lake City Rookie Qualifier on June 9-12 brought in some teams from far away, District 6 teams are from North Central Florida. Winners of the double-elimination district tournaments will advance to state. Otherwise, Lake City Columbia County Youth Baseball president Tad Cervantes said the tourna-ment basically will be the same. There is no admis-sion and the concession stand will be in operation. No pitching machines will be involved in these games and the 15-under all-stars will play on Field 5 the big field. The 9-under tournament is best-of-3 between Lake City and Wakulla. Games are 2:15 p.m. Friday and 10:45 a.m. Saturday, with an if necessary game Saturday afternoon. Elimination games in the other tournaments begin on Friday and the champion-ship games are scheduled for Sunday. Thursdays opening rounds in each age group follow. 15-under Q 9 a.m. Suwannee vs. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, June 20, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com %632576 ALL-STARS continued on 3B More tournament baseball coming to Southside. District duelingTIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterMembers of the Lake City 9-under Babe Ruth all-star team are (front row, from left) John Saucer, Travis Dicks, Wade Skinner, Markey Rivers Jakai Williams and Max Bavar. Second row (from left) are Peyton Robertson, Bryant Green, Ashton Miles, Tyler Yaxley and Colby Strickland. Back row coaches (from left) are Todd Green, manager Andy Miles and Sid Strickland. Lake Citys first game is 2:15 p.m. Friday a gainst Wakulla.COURTESY PHOTOMembers of the Lake City 10-under Babe Ruth all-star team are (front row, from left) Levi Haines, Trey Hingston, Jr. Strickland, Lane Albritton and Dylan Cannon. Second row (from left) are Drew Law, Micah Gustavson, Coyle Giebeig, Hosea Robinson and Jacob Feagle. Back row coaches (from left) are manager B obby Hingston, Jerry Strickland and Jamie Albritton. Lake Citys first game is 10:45 a.m. Thu rsday against Madison County.TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterMembers of the Lake City 15-under Babe Ruth all-star team are (front row, from left) Witt Register, T.J. Price, Lucas Bedenbaugh, Tyler Morgan, Troy Brinkley, Kaleb Th omas, Cody Bass and Dylan Stalter. Second row (from left) are coach Jacob Tillotson, Chase Cervantes, Jordan Culp, Har rison Schubert, manager J.T. Clark, Garrett Finnell, Jason B ass, Steven Rendel, Zac Register and coach Cameron Sweat. Lake Citys first game is 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Wakulla. Road to BCS changes filled with bumpsBy RALPH D. RUSSOAssociated PressThe guys in charge of changing the BCS are headed back to Chicago, hoping to make more progress at a meeting Wednesday than they did the last time they were there. Last weeks gathering of conference commission-ers did little to advance the goal of reformatting the way college football crowns a champion. It did produce reports of a standoff, with the Southeastern Conference and the Big 12 on one side and the Big Ten and Pac-12 on the other. Fans started to worry the four-team playoff which once seemed inevitable after April meetings in Florida had fallen into jeopardy. Talk of a plus-one format, which would not cre-ate national semifinals but instead pick the champi-onship game participants after the major bowls are played, had seemingly crept back into the conver-sation. But football fans can relax. There is no reason to panic. Chances are still very good SEC Commissioner Mike Slive, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and their fel-low conference leaders get this thing worked out. There will be something for everybody, BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock said after the last get-together in Chicago, but there wont be every-thing for anybody. And deadlines might not be so firm. In a perfect world, Wednesdays meeting would produce a fairly detailed plan to be present-ed to the BCS Presidential Oversight Committee when it meets on June 26 in Washington. In that perfect world, the presidents would sign off on a plan that day and everyone could head for summer vacation knowing that at least the where and the when of the new for-mat. That would set the table for television negotia-tions in the fall. Nothing about the Bowl Championship Series has ever been perfect, of course, so dont be sur-prised if the commissioners leave Chicago with things unsettled. And remember, the commissioners have said that deciding how the teams are picked is not even a priority right now. After bolting a bit early from last weeks Conference commissioners to meet today. BCS continued on 3B ASSOCIATED PRESSFlorida State starting pitcher Scott Sitz delivers against UC LA in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series elimination baseball game in Omaha, Neb. on Tuesday. ASSOCIATED PRESSMiami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) shoots again st Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) duri ng the first half at Game 4 of the NBA finals basketball series on Tuesday in Miami.Miami takes 3-1 series edge over Thunder MIAMI LeBron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from an NBA championship. James had 26 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds before dealing with leg cramps late, Dwyane Wade scored 25 and the Heat rallied from 17 points down to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-98 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday. The Heat now lead the best-of-seven series 3-1. Mario Chalmers scored 19 of his 25 points in the sec-ond half for Miami. Russell Westbrook had a career playoff-high 43 points. Heat have chance to close out NBA Finals Thursday.FSUs 4-1 win ousts Bruins from CWSAssociated PressOMAHA, Neb. Scott Sitz gave up five hits and struck out eight in a sea-son-high 6 2-3 innings, and Florida State eliminated UCLA from the College World Series with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night. Florida State (50-16) plays Arizona on Thursday, need-ing to beat the Wildcats twice to reach the champi-onship round. No. 2 national seed UCLA (48-16) was knocked out a day after No. 1 Florida was eliminated from the oppo-site bracket. Sitz (4-3) had not made it through five innings in six of his previous seven outings. Seminoles will play Arizona at 5 p.m. Thursday.
YOUTH FOOTBALL Free Exposure camp under way The second annual Exposure Foundation Camp for ages 5-13 is 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Richardson Community Center. There is no charge, but a parent permission form is required. For details, call Adee Farmer at (386) 344-2280. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the teachers lounge at the high school. For details, call Harold Bundy at 365-5731. CHS FOOTBALL Barbecue at Olustee Park The Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North, Inc. has a fundraising barbecue to support its youth basketball program and the Columbia High football program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 29 at Olustee Park. Cost for the meal is $5 with a ticket and $6 without. Tickets may be purchased weekdays at Richardson Community Center. For details, call Mario Coppock at 754-7095. SWIMMING Weekday water aerobics classes The Columbia Aquatic Complex offers 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. GOLF Elks Lodge tourney July 14 Lake City Elks Lodge No. 893 has a charity golf tournament July 14 at The Country Club at Lake City. Entry fee is $50 per golfer for the scramble event. Hole sponsors are $100 and include one golf entry. Register by July 6. For details, call Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266.Q From staff reports Dave Cannon had a day to remember in Good Old Boys play. He finally broke the elusive 80 mark with a score of 41-38-79 for an alltime personal best. None of the three team matches were nail-biters. In match one the team of Ed Snow, Paul Davis, Jim Bell and Howard Whitaker brushed aside the team of Jerry West, Emerson Darst, Hugh Sherrill and Stan Woolbert, 8-3. In the second match the team of Monty Montgomery, Tony Branch, Merle Hibbard and Bill Rogers topped the team of Don Christensen, Dennis Hendershot, Jim Stevens and Cannon by three points, 7-4. The final match was another three-point win, this time 5-2 for the team of Eli Witt, Tom Elmore, Mike Spencer, Doyle Worthington and Dan Stephens over the team of Marc Risk, Jerry Snowberger, Nick Whitehurst and Bobby Simmons. Medalist honors went to Montgomery with 37-39-76, a stroke better than Risks 38-39-77. Snow shot 78 and Christensen matched Cannons 79. Branch (37) had the best front nine score, two better than Woolberts 39. Elmore, Spencer and Stephens all had 39 on the back. The U.S. Open Blitz had players combining their scores with pro partners playing in the third round of the Open. Winners and their pro partners: Q A flight first place, Steve Patterson (Ernie Els) +9; second place, Steve Thomas (Graeme McDowell) +5; third place, Scott Kishton (Jason Dufner) +2. Q B flight first place, Ron Bennett (Graeme McDowell) +5; second place, (tie) Dave Mehl (K.J. Choi) and Mike Carr (Sergio Garcia) +2. Patterson added two skins to his days take. Bruce Gibson, Steve Osborne and Mehl each had a skin. Cory DePratter holed three consecutive bird-ies for a total of +9 points and a three-stroke victory in Sundays blitz. Steve Thomas knocked in two birdies for a +6 and sec-ond place, followed by Tom Wade in third and Don Combs in fourth. Both of Thomas birdies held up for skins. Tony Kent, Scott Kishton, Mike Gough, Joe Paul, DePratter and Combs split the remain-ing skins. Closest to the pin winners were Thomas on No. 5, DePratter on No. 7, Combs on No. 15 and Terry Hunter on No. 17. In the Wednesday blitz, Joe Pauls consecutive birdies on Nos. 7-8 boost-ed his score to a +6 that barely held up for the win over Jordan Hale, Donald Roberts and Mickey Wilcox, all at +5. Roger Mitzel and Steve Patterson shared fifth-place money. Jonathan Allen, Hale and Patterson collected for skins. Both pot holes car-ried over. The LGA contest let the ladies count only nine holes chosen by blind draw. Shirley Edelstein took an easy win with 35.5 net strokes. Sally Rivers had 38.5 for second. Dottie Rogers and Jan Davis tied for third with net 39. Rogers scored the only chip-in. Upcoming events:Q Sunday, Monthly Mixed event, at 1 p.m.; Q June 30, MGA best ball tournament. The weekly scrambles are getting more exciting as the pots on both the 3 p.m. Sunday and the 5:30 p.m. Wednesday games continue to build. The luck of the draw seems to be falling on holes which are birdied by more than one team. Most participants agree that the main reason they play scrambles is the fun of being able to compete as a team. If you happen to hit a bad shot, you have a teammate who can pick up the slack. A team has a shot at the pot by being the only team to birdie a particu-lar hole. As the pot grows bigger the level of excite-ment does too. Wednesdays scramble was won by the team of Pete Skantzos, Phillip Russell and Dave at 3-under. There were four chances at the pot with no winner. Sundays scramble ended in a three-way tie at 3-under. The team of Chet Carter, Ralph Minster and Brian Shead won on the first playoff hole. The pot had one chance. The team of Todd Carter, Tiara Carter and Callie Harrington birdied Creeks No. 7, when Harrington sunk a 20-foot putt. However, the lucky hole was Creeks No. 2 and it was birdied by two teams, so the pot rolls over again. The Friday Dogfight ended in a tie between Garrett Odom and Gerald Smithy at +5, followed by Tim Tortorice at +4 in third. Closest to pin winners were Kevin Odom, Chet Carter, Brian Shead, Odom and Ronnie Ash. Wednesday Blitz results: Ronnie Ash +9, first; Shelton Keen, Chris Sanders and Jack Tuggle +2, three-way tie for second. Skin win-ners were Jim Munns, Chet Carter and Keen. Session 2 of Junior Golf Camp is June 25-29. Sign up at the pro shop or call Chet Carter at 365-7097. SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today COLLEGE BASEBALL 8 p.m. ESPN World Series, game 10, Kent State vs Arkansas, at Omaha, Neb. DIVING 10 p.m. NBCSN Olympic Trials, semifinals: LIVE: mens 3m, womens 10m; SAME-DAY TAPE: womens 3m, at Federal Way, Wash. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Atlanta at N.Y. 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Dodgers at Oakland, 3:35 p.m.Minnesota at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Miami at Boston, 7:10 p.m. 2012 cycle hitters Players that have hit for the cycle this season: June 18 Aaron Hill, Arizona vs. Seattle, W 7-1. April 27 Scott Hairston, NY Mets at Colorado, L 18-9.College World Series At TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, Neb. Monday Kent State 5, Florida 4, Florida eliminated Arkansas 2, South Carolina 1 Tuesday Game 9 Florida State vs. UCLA (n) Today Game 10 Kent State (47-19) vs. South Carolina (46-18), 8 p.m. Thursday Game 11 Arizona (45-17) vs. Game 9 winner, 5 p.m. Game 12 Arkansas (46-20) vs. Game 10 winner, 9 p.m.GOLFGolf week PGA TOUR TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Cromwell, Conn.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: TPC River Highlands (6,841 yards, par 70). Purse: $6.5 million. Winners share: $1.17 million. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:303:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-5:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., mid-night-2 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.). Online: http:// www.pgatour.com LPGA TOUR MANULIFE FINANCIAL LPGA CLASSIC Site: Waterloo, Ontario.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Grey Silo Golf Course (6,532 yards, par 71). Purse: $1.3 million. Winners share: $195,000. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.) Online: http:// www.lpga.com CHAMPIONS TOUR MONTREAL CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Sainte-Julie, Quebec.Schedule: Friday-Sunday.Course: Vallee du Richelieu Golf Club, Vercheres Course (6,894 yards, par 72). Purse: $1.8 million. Winners share: $270,000. Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 6:30-9:30 a.m.; Sunday, midnight-2 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 2-4 a.m.). EUROPEAN TOUR BMW INTERNATIONAL OPEN Site: Pulheim, Germany.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Gut Larchenhof Golf Club (7,228 yards, par 72). Purse: $2.52 million. Winners share: $419,460. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon; Sunday, 7-11 a.m.). Online: http:// www.europeantour.com NATIONWIDE TOUR WICHITA OPEN Site: Wichita, Kan.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Crestview Country Club (6,951 yards, par 71). Purse: $600,000. Winners share: $108,000. Television: None. OTHER TOURNAMENTS MEN PGA OF AMERICA: PGA Professional National Championship, Sunday-Wednesday, June 27, Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses, Seaside, Calif. Television: Golf Channel (Sunday, 9:30-11:30 p.m.; Monday, 3:30-6 p.m.; Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-7 p.m.). Online: http:// www. pga.com/nationalchampionship WOMEN U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: U.S. Womens Amateur Public Links, through Saturday, Neshanic Valley Golf Course, Neshanic, N.J. Online: http:// www.usga.org 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421%632576$*$7( QUAIL HEIGHTS COUNTRY CLUB Chet Carter COUNTRY CLUB at LAKE CITY Ed Goff BRIEFS GOLF REPORTS Scramble pots building up Cannon finally cracks 80
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Armwood loses state football titleAssociated PressSEFNER Armwood High School has been stripped of its 2011 Class 6A state football championship The Florida High School Athletic Association released its final judgment Tuesday following a six-month investigation into ineligible players. The investigation determined the parents of five football players falsified residency information to get their children into the Seffner school. Armwood must forfeit all 15 wins from 2011 and 11 of its 14 from 2010, when one of the ineligible students also played. The Tampa Bay area school must also pay a $12,743 fine and return all postsea-son trophies won. Hillsborough County Public Schools spokesman Steve Hegarty says they expect the par-ents to cover part of the fine. Armwood will be on administrative probation for three years, meaning any future problems could result in even harsher penalties. Riley selected as Chuck Daly Award recipientAssociated PressMIAMI Miami Heat president Pat Riley is this years recipient of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, pre-sented by the National Basketball Coaches Association. Riley will be announced as the recipient in a news con-ference before Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. He is the fifth per-son to receive the award, joining Tommy Heinsohn in 2009, Jack Ramsay and Tex Winter in 2010 and Lenny Wilkens in 2011. The award commemorates Dalys life in bas-ketball, and his standard of integrity, competitive excellence and tireless pro-motion of the game. Riley says hes humbled and honored by the award.After party, Junior focused on SonomaBy JENNA FRYERAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. Turns out the victory party for Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasnt much of a party at all. Earnhardt snapped a 143-race winless streak at Michigan International Speedway, then celebrated at home in North Carolina with friends and family. It was good, we went home and some of the fam-ily and my friends were there, and we just stood around and talked about the win, Earnhardt told The Associated Press on Tuesday. We played some music, it was a pretty good time. It was hardly the wild party people expected from NASCARs most popular driver, who was unaware of reports the nightclub he owns in downtown Charlotte gave away free drinks for an hour after Sunday nights win. Thats cool, he said, laughing. Next up for Earnhardt was his first celebration at Hendrick Motorsports since the organization began marking wins with the ringing of a victory bell throughout the shop. Earnhardt has been with Hendrick since 2008, when he won his only other race with the team at Michigan four years to the day of Sundays victory. He said hes never been present when any of his teammates rang the bell. Once thats over, it will be full focus on Sundays race at Sonoma Raceway, where Earnhardt has always strug-gled. In 12 career starts, his average finish is 22.2 and hes led just nine laps on the winding road course. His career best finish is 11th, done three times. Hes set modest goals for this weekend with crew chief Steve Letarte, and is anxious to get on with his summer with return trips to Daytona, Pocono and Michigan looming ahead. Ive kind of got to reel it in a little bit because of Sonoma, I aint never had a top 10 there, he said. I told Steve, Lets try to go get a top-10, if thats first place or ninth place or whatever, lets just concen-trate on going there to get a personal best. And then I think we can move on from that, whatever that result may be. But, theres a part of Earnhardt who isnt ready to write off a good day at Sonoma just yet. Statistically, the start of his season is one of his best ever in the Sprint Cup Series. Hes the only driver to complete every lap, and leads the series with 12 top-10s through 15 races. There are stats Im not used to bragging about, he said. I have to pinch myself just about after race. His consistency, coupled with the dominating win at Michigan, now has him mentioned as a serious threat to win the Sprint Cup championship. Earnhardt has never won a Cup title, and hasnt challenged for one since his six-win season in 2004, which he considers the strongest year of his career. He laughed Tuesday at the sudden buzz over his title chances, which have been validated since Sunday by everyone from current points leader Matt Kenseth to NASCAR president Mike Helton. Earnhardt believes hell have his hands full with defending champion Tony Stewart, teammate Jimmie Johnson, and Roush Fenway Racing drivers Kenseth and Greg Biffle. I think everybody was just kind of drunk with excitement after the race, he said. Some of my bud-dies that I race against, Matt and Mr. Helton, every-body was just excited about the end of the race. But I do think we can put our name in the hat. I dont think we are the top team, youve got to look at proba-bly Tony, Jimmie, and Biffle and Matt. But we are going to be in the Chase, and were going to go after it. ASSOCIATED PRESSDale Earnhardt Jr. stands on his car in victory lane afte r winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 auto race at Michigan Internati onal Speedway on Sunday in Brooklyn, Mich. meeting, Scott told reporters the commissioners would present the presidents with options plural. That comment set off a small firestorm and concerns that Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Florida President Bernie Machen and the 10 other university leaders on the oversight committee would be left to hammer out details. Thats not happening.More likely is the commissioners will hand over a recommended plan, plus the other option or two that was given serious consideration. The presidents are the bosses, and the commissioners want to show prop-er deference. Ultimately, our presidents decide, Scott also said. All signs point toward the major bowls being involved in some way as the setting for national semifinals and the championship game to be bid out like the Super Bowl. One option is to use a rotation, which would set the semifinal sites in advance. Another would essentially tie conferences to their traditional bowls, so the top-seeded teams would host games at the bowl sites where their leagues usually send teams.
DEAR ABBY: I married Linda 22 years ago. Three years later, the mar-riage was over. After our divorce, I came out as gay. I met a wonderful man in 1996, and we were married in Iowa in 2009. Over the years, I have wondered how Linda was getting along. Id like to get back in touch with her. At one time we lived only a few miles from her. I drove by her home, but lost my nerve when I saw her father standing outside. Family members discour-aged me from attempting to contact her after our split. I heard a few weeks ago that Linda has remar-ried, although Im not sure how long ago. Obviously, I have no desire to rekindle a romance. Im happily mar-ried and assume she is, too. I would like to talk with her, but I dont know if it would be a mistake. What do you think? -LINDAS EX IN COUNCIL BLUFFS DEAR EX: Before reaching out you need to ask yourself what you would gain by making contact, and equally important, what Linda would gain. If she blamed herself for the failure of the marriage, contact with you might be reassuring. If you realized your true sexual orienta-tion only after the divorce, then telling her might relieve any guilt you have about it. But only you -not I -can make this decision. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I am writing to protest something that has made shopping increasingly frustrating. Im referring to rude people who cut in ahead of customers who have been standing in line when the clerk calls out, Next, please. I place the responsibility solely on store manage-ment to ensure that lines move smoothly and fairly. Stores that have such arrangements are more likely to get my busi-ness. Management must empower clerks to insist on fairness in this regard. I have seen too many weak salespeople accept who-ever rushes forward first. Im sure that many other readers have experienced the same frustration I have. If you print this, I promise I will copy it and send it to the store management where Ive had these experiences. -AVERAGE SHOPPER, OAKLAND, CALIF. DEAR AVERAGE SHOPPER: Unfortunately, most cashiers are usually so preoccupied with ring-ing up or scanning and bagging the purchases that they cant concern them-selves with the occasional line-jumper. Therefore, its up to YOU to assert yourself by saying firmly, Excuse me, but I was next in line when someone steps in front of you. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My husband is undergoing a yearlong cancer treat-ment. One day, we ran into another friend of ours, who shared in great detail her nephews long and trau-matic battle with cancer. When she left we felt shat-tered. Abby, please remind people to be sensitive to those who are deal-ing with an illness and to refrain from sharing horror stories. We need hope and encourage-ment. -DISGUSTED IN PHOENIX DEAR DISGUSTED: Im glad to help you spread your commonsense mes-sage. All it takes is a moment to THINK before you speak. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Someone is likely to pressure you to alter your living arrangements or bring in someone to help with your plans. Dont limit what you can do by with-holding the way you feel. You are due for a change of scenery. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Taking on a new inter-est or fraternizing with your peers will help you gain confidence and posi-tion you for advancement. Explore your skills and how you can utilize them to help you earn more money. Push for what you want. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont share informa-tion that has the poten-tial to backfire, make you look bad or put you in an unfavorable posi-tion. Not everyone will be honest about whats being offered or whats expected of you. 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Apply in person with Dino or Jeffrey at Rountree-Moore Chevrolet, Cadillac and Nissan 4316 US Hwy 90W Lake City, FL LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 12-2011-CA-000410NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff,vs.MICHAELVINSON A/K/AMI-CHAELDUELLVINSON, JR.; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAELVINSON A/K/AMICHAELDU-ELLVINSON, JR.; APRILVIN-SON A/K/AAPRILLYNN VIN-SON A/K/AAPRILLYNN BARRYA/K/AAPRILLYNN BARRYKURRASCH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF APRILVINSON A/K/AAPRILLYNN VINSON A/K/AAPRILLYNN BARRYA/K/AAPRILLYNN BARRYKURRASCH; IF LIVING, IN-CLUDING ANYUNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTH-ER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#1;Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Columbia County, Florida, described as:Lot 38, CANNON CREEK ACRES, according to the plat thereof, as re-corded in Plat Book 4, Page 56, of Public Records of Columbia County, Florida.at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, West door of Co-lumbia County Courthouse, 173 N Hernando Street, Lake City, FL32056 at 11:00 AM, on 6/27/12.DATED THIS 16 DAYOF MAY, 2012Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness my hand and seal of this court on the 16 day of May, 2012.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy. B.ScippioDeputy ClerkTHIS INSTRUMENTPREPARED BY:Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra9204 King Palm DriveTampa, FL33619-1328Attorneys for PlaintiffAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-877005532764June 13, 20, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCIVILCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIR-CUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONCase No. 12-2010-CA-000338FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,vs.ELOYA. ALVAREZ and TONYAF.ALVAREZ AKATONYA FOUNTAIN ALVAREZ AKATO-NYADENISE FOUNTAIN AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALEnotice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 31, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Co-lumbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Columbia County, Florida described as:LOT42, OF PHASE 2, EMERALD FOREST, ASUBDIVISION, AC-CORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-OF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, ATPAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDAand commonly known as: 188 SWEMERALD ST, LAKE CITY, FL32024; including the building, appur-tenances, and fixtures located there-in, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, ATTHE FRONTDOOR OF THE COLOM-BIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE, 145 N. HERNANDO STREET, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, on 6/27/12 at 11:00 a.m..Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 31st day of May, 2012.Clerk of the Circuit CourtP. Dewitt CarsonBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05533031June 13, 20, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 12-108-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF MARTE. MITCHELLDeceased.NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIONThe administration of the estate of Mart E. Mitchell, deceased, is pend-ing in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 2069, Lake City, FL32056-2069, file number 12-108-CP. The estate is testate and the date of the decedents will and any codicils are Last Will and Testament dated December 1, 2011. The names and addresses of personal representative and the per-sonal representatives attorney are set forth below. The fiduciary law-yer-client privilege in Section 90.5021 applies with respect to the personal representative and any at-torney employed by the personal rep-resentative.Any interested person on whom a copy of the notice is administration is served who challenges the validity of the will or codicils, qualification of the personal representative, venue, or the jurisdiction of the court is re-quired to file any objection with the court in the manner provided in the Florida Probate Rules WITHIN THE TIME REQUIRED BYLAW, which is on or before the date that is 3 months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on that person, or those objections are forever barred.Apetition for determination of ex-empt property is required to be filed by or on behalf of any person enti-tled to exempt property under Sec-tion 732.402, WITHIN THE TIME REQUIRED BYLAW, which is on or before the later of the date that is 4 months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administra-tion on such person or the date that is 40 days after the date of termination of any proceeding involving the con-struction, admission to probate, or validity of the will or involving any other matter affecting any part of the exempt property, or the right of such person to exempt property is deemed waived.An election to take an elective share must be filed by or on behalf of the surviving spouse entitled to an elec-tive share under Sections 732.201-732-2155 WITHIN THE TIME RE-QUIRED BYLAW, which is on or before the earlier of the date that is 6 months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on the surviving spouse, or an attor-ney in fact or a guardian of the prop-erty of the surviving spouse, or the date that is 2 years after the date of the decedents death. The time for filing an election to take an elective share may be extended as provided in Florida Probate rules.Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:MARYANN SHEPARDAttorney for PetitionerAttorney for Larry D. LittleFlorida Bar Number: 07408711214 SE Baya DriveLake City, FL32025Telephone: (386) 752-0186Fax: (386) 755-7296E-Mail:email@example.comPersonal Representative:Larry D. Little9367 SW66th LoopOcala, Florida 3448105533084June 13, 20, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 12-108-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF MARTE. MITCHELLDeceasedNOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Mart E. Mitchell, deceased, whose date of death was April 19, 2012, and the last four digits of whose so-cial security number are 2907, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is P.O. Box 2069, Lake City, FL32056-2069. The names and addresses of the person representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is June 12, 2012.Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:MARYANN SHEPARDAttorney for PetitionerAttorney for Larry D. LittleFlorida Bar Number: 07408711214 SE Baya DriveLake City, FL32025Telephone: (386) 752-0186Fax: (386) 755-7296E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgLarry D. Little9367 SW66th LoopOcala, Florida 05533090June 13, 20, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase No.: 12-2010-CA-000209BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.Plaintiff,v.DAVID KAMPMEYER; ET. AL.,Defendants,NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Summary Judgment dated May 31, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 12-2010-CA-000209, of the Circuit Court of the third Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff, and DAVID KAMPMEYER; REBECCAKAMPMEYER; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. F/K/AWASHINGTON MUTUALBANK F/K/AWASHINGTON MUTUALBANK, FA.; JOHN DOE A/K/AMARC MARSHALLAND JANE DOE A/K/AJENNIFER MAR-SHALLare Defendants.I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m. at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Lake City FL32055 on the 27th day of June, 2012 the fol-lowing described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judg-ment to wit;LOT13 CANNON CREEK ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF, RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE(S) 56 AND 56AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.This property is located at the Street address of: 463 SWCHRIS TER-RACE, LAKE CITY, FL32055.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to claim you will not be enti-tled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus.WITNESS my hand and seal of the court on 5/31/2012.IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommoda-tion to participate should call the ADACoordinator, Jacquetta Brad-ley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt f this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTB. SCIPPIODEPUTYCLERKAttorney for PlaintiffElizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A.350 Jim Moran Blvd. Suite 100Deerfield Beach, FL33442Telephone (954) 354-3544Facsimile: (954) 354-354505533029June 13, 20, 2012 ToWhom It May Concern:You are hereby notified that the fol-lowing described livestock, a brown male donkey, is now impounded at an authorized Columbia County Sheriffs Office livestock facility and the amount due by reason of such impounding is $183.90 plus $5.00 per day for care and custody of said livestock. The above described live-stock will, unless redeemed within 3 days from date hereof, be offered for sale at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash.Mark Hunter, SheriffColumbia County, Florida05533297June 20, 2012 NOTICE OFPUBLIC SALE: AU-TOEMPORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 7/6/12, 10:00 am at 2832 SWMAIN BLVD, LAKE CITY, FL32025, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. AUTO EM-PORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. re-serves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.2FMDA5145SBB049291995 FORD VAN05533248June 20, 2012 Public AuctionWill be held by Gainey Automotive, Inc, in Columbia County at 3468 S.W. CR 138, Fort White, Fl. 32038Date 07/03/2012Time: 8:00 A.M.1998 ChevroletVin# 2G1WL52M1W11137352003 ChevroletVin# 1GNEK13Z33R30662005533303June 20, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2011-CA-265GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC,9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 175Tampa, Florida 33634Plaintiff,v.WILLIAM DEWAYNE AL-DRIDGE, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM DEW-AYNE ALDRIDGE, n/k/a DEBBIE ALDRIDGE, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, COLUM-BIACOUNTY, a political subdivi-sion of The State of Florida, and THE UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSESSION OF ROUTE 17 BOX 1660, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA32055, n/k/a GLENDAGISSEN-DANNER,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs final Summary Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned ac-tion, I will sell the property situated in Columbia County, Florida descri-bed as follows, to wit:Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4, Section 1, Township 3 South, Range 15 East, Columbia County, Florida and run S891548Walong the North line of said SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 a distance of 1031.3 feet to the Easterly Right of Way line of Sate Road No 250; thence S381918W625.00 feet to the Point of Begin-ning; thence S514042E 420.00 feet; thence S381918W260.00 feet; thence N514042 420.72 feet to said Easterly right of Way line of State Road 250, said point being also on the arc of a curve concave to the right having a radius of 1959.86 feet and a central angle of 13317 thence Northeasterly along the arc of said curve, also said Easterly right of way line, State Road No. 250 a dis-tance of 53.18 feet to the Point of Tangency of said curve thence N381918E still along said Easter-ly right to f Way line 206.83 feet to the Point of Beginning, said lands ly-ing partially in the SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 and partially in the SW1/4 of SE 1/4, Section 1, Township 3 South, Range 15 East. TOGETHER WITH THATCERTAIN 2000, BELLCR-ESTHOMES POWERHOUSE 16 X80 MOBILE HOME, SERIALNUMBER GBHMN53667.at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the Court room 1 of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Street, Lake City, Florida 32055, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 27th day of June, 2012.If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the ale. If you fail to file a claim, you ill not be entitled to any remaining funds.Notice to Persons with Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Please contact the Court Ad-ministrator's office not later than sev-en days prior to the proceeding.Clerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05532835June 13, 20, 2012 020Lost & Found Lost dog French Bulldog name is JJ, Female, friendly, tan fawn color. Last seen in Mason City area 6/17. Contact 386-344-3074 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. 05533144EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for a Secretary Specialist. Primary responsibilities will be secretarial, clerical, & technical support work within the office of the Tourist Development Council. Minimum Experience: High School diploma/GED, two years experience in responsible secretarial work & one year experience in customer service & personnel work; or an equivalent combination of training & experience. Salary is $10.52/hr. plus benefits. Applications may be obtained at the Human Resources Office or from our website www.columbiacountyfla.com, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando, #203, Lake City, FL32055, (386)7192025, TDD (386)758-2139. Applications must be received on/before 06/29/12. Columbia County is an AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer. 05533214Marketing Coordinator The Lake CityColumbia Coun-ty Chamber of Commerce is looking for a skilled and moti-vated team member to take on various marketing and public re-lations duties. Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain financial records; process invoices, purchase or-ders, check requests. Publicize and coordinate com-munity outreach events and vol-unteers. Execute Marketing and PR plan components to create high visibility for the Chamber. Maintain high levels for expo-sure in print, electronic and so-cial media. Qualifications/Skills: Strong written, verbal and me-dia relations skills. Must be able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneous-ly. Poised, confident presenter. Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Quickbooks. Bachelor's degree or equiva-lent combination of education and relevant experience. For Full Job Description please visit www .lakecitychamber .com Full Time PositionSalary Range $25,000-$35,000 plus benefitsPlease email resumes to jobs@lakecitychamber .com Or mail to: Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce 162 S Marion AveLake City, FL32025 PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 6B Custom TrailerEnclosed ramp, mounted tool box, spare tire. Haul golf carts, mowers, etc.$1,200Call386-752-5988 1967 Mustang289 GT, beautifully restored. Performance plus. Power steering, automatic, A/C, dual Flo-Masters, black interior, bucket seats. Cobalt blue ext.$18,000Call386-965-0763 17ft Triton90hp Mercury outboard. Excellent condition. Low hours. Including trailer and cover.$9,500Call386-965-0763386-758-1864 100Job Opportunities15 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: William David Furnish Cynthiana, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Hay/Straw, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 02/01/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-7559026 and reference job order KY0455290. 4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Sandy Hill Farms LLC Webster, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 01/31/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order KY0455424. 4 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Kirks Farm, Inc Farmington, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 12/10/2012. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order KY0455505. 6 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Four Windy Hill Farms Hopkinsville, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/04/2012 01/31/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order KY0455608. 6 TEMPORARY Farm Workers Needed. Employer: Carl Crowe Mt. Sterling, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco & Hay/Straw Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 07/27/2012 01/30/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-755-9026 and reference job order KY0454383. 6 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: J & AFarms LLC Hopkinsville, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Hay/Straw, Row Crop, Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 01/31/2013. Random drug testing may be done after hire at the employers expense. Wage of $9.38/hr. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed when 50% of contract is met. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center or call 386-7559026 and reference job order KY0455497. 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 CLASS A CDLDrivers. Clean driving record & good health. Serious inquires only. Contact Ashley @ 755-7700 or www.colgrain.com for more info. F/TMedical Records Clerk Needed for busy medical practice. M-F benefits available. Fax resume to 386-487-1232. 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 100Job OpportunitiesFULLTIME 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 INTERVIEWING HVACService Techs & Installers, Excellent Benefits and Pay Call Allen 386-628-1093 NOWHIRING!!! We are now hiring experienced Class ADrivers Excellent benefits package including health, dental and 401K. All applicants MUSTHave: Class ACDLwith X endorsements. 1 yr tractor-trailer experience with a t/t school certification or 2 yrs. tractor-trailer experience without the certification. 25 yrs or older Please apply online at floridarockandtanklines.com 1-866-352-7625. P/THOUSEKEEPER needed. Must be able to work nights and weekends occasionally. Please send resume to 386-755-6828. 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: email@example.com Fax completed applications to Heather at 850-973-3702. Questions call 1-800-226-5434 after 3:00 p.m., Speak to Ronnie. SECRETARY/RECEPTIONIST wanted for CPAfirm. See employment opportunity at www .liveoakcpa.com SUMMER WORK GREATPAY! Immed. FT/PTopenings, customer sales/sv., will train, cond. apply, all ages 17+, Call ASAP 386-269-0587 The City of Lake City has openings for the following positions: Accounting Clerk Code Enforcement Officer Distribution Technician I Police Officer Obtain detailed job descriptions and applications by visiting 1st floor receptionist in City Hall 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 or visit our web site at www .lcfla.com The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VPemployer. 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 We are a family business seeking a tow truck operator to operate both rollback and medium duty trucks. Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and be able to work a 6 day week. This is a temporary position which can turn into a full time position contact us Bryants Towing 386-752-7799. 120Medical Employment05533243Busy Internal Medical Office Expanding, Need the following positions filled: Medical Assistants with exp. Insurance Biller with exp. Front Office exp. in insurance, referrals & collections. Fax resume to: Attn Cheryl 386-754-3657 or email to: of ficemanager@ primarycaremedic.com L ooking for Private LPN for Part time home care. For more information call 386-628-1440 Pharmacy Technician needed. Must be Florida registered. Experience required. Preferably in a retail environment. Excellent computer & communication skills needed. FTposition. Competitive pay. Send reply to Box 05088, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 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 408Furniture 88Floral Sofa In Excellent Condition $300 Call 386-755-0359 412Medical SuppliesMobility power chair. New batteries, value new is $4000 asking $1500 OBO. Contact 386-7543686 after 8 p.m. or 352-317-0995 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 BIG SALE Fri 6/22 & Sat 6/23 7 a.m.-2 p.m. 121 SWStafford Court Callaway Subd. No Early Birds FRI 6/15& Sat 6/16 8 am 1 pm twin bed, weed trimmer, glider chair, etc. Troy Hts Lynnwood Ave Fri 6/22 & Sat 6/23 10945 S. U.S. Hwy 441 Lots of misc items Must see HUGE MOVING SALE Fri 6/22 & Sat. 6/23, 8-2, 396 NW Zack Dr., Emerald Lakes Subv. Furn., hshld. items, clothes, books, record albums, garage items, metal shelving & much more. Everything must go! PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT6/26, 8am 3pm. No early Birds. 166 SE Pine Dr. Forest Hills. Motorcycle, washer & dryer, fridge, misc household items. WED 6/20Wed 6/27 8 am 5pm Moving Everything must go Interior home items, contractor trailers, equip. & tools. 554 SWNorma Jean Glenn YARD SALE/FUNDRAISER& BAKE SALE, SAT. 6/23, 8-?, 618 E. Duval Str., for Johnnie Jenkins Cancer Fund, Lots of misc. 440Miscellaneous VINE RIPE TOMATOES 25 lbs. per box for $20.00 Call 386-965-8314 WEATHER KING LOFTEDBARN 10x16, double doors, treated wood, $2,800 contact 965-0763 630Mobile Homes forRent2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo. plus deposit. Water & sewer furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 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. Quiet Country Park 2br/1ba $400 Very clean NO PETS! References & deposit required 386-758-2280 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 BANK REPO 2007 Fleetwood 16 x80 just released for bids and 96 2 bedrooms. Bids start at $7,700. First Coast Homes 386-752-1452. Beautiful 1 acre lot in great location with a 14x70 2/2 Fleetwood, only $1,500 down & $249 mo. Paula Ammons 386-292-6290 e-mail: email@example.com BIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 2013 4/2 Jacobsen $47,995. Only 8 More at this Low Price! Cant go a dime cheaper! Del-setac-shirting and steps. North Pointe, Gainesville 352-872-5566. Hours Sat till 7 PM Sunday 10-3 640Mobile Homes forSaleCHECK Us Out On The Web! www.royalshomesales.com Come in and let us Show you the difference! Royals Homes 386-754-6737 DEALFELLTHROUGH! $55,900 Buys New 2012 Town Home 32x80 4/2 Entertainer home. YES $55,900 Delivered and Set on your property. Below Factory Cost. North Pointe, Gainesville. 352-872-5566. HANDYMAN Special, 16 x 80, 3/2 delivered and set $9,500 Call 386-752-1452 Homes Built to Last a Lifetime Royals Homes 386-754-6737 Horton, Deer Valley,Southern Energy and Clayton Homes Royals Homes 386-754-6737 LAND &HOME Doublewide on 2.5 acres only $2,500 down & $385 mo. with possible owner financing. John T. 386-752-8196. Mobile Home Wanted, Singlewide or Doublewide, good condition, reasonable offer, will pay cash Call 386-288-8379. Palm HarborVillage New 2012 ModelsDoubles & Singles $15K Off All Homes 800-622-2832 ext. 210 P rice Reduced! 2006 Fleetwood Annv. Series 3/2 plus office, split bdr. plan, privacy fence, lg. kitch.. Patti Taylor@ Access Realty MLS #78411 $63,900, 623-6896 REPO NEWERDWon land, only $31,900. Call First Coast Homes, 386-752-1452. Strongest Built Homes in America Royals Homes 386-754-6737 THIS MONTHTSSPECIAL! New 2013 Jacobsen 28x52 3/2 only $44,995 del-set-ac-skirting and steps. Not a dime lower. Best Price Pricing! Only 10 at this LOWPrice! North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call Today 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! Voted Best of the Best 6 Years Royals Homes 386-754-6737 650Mobile Home & LandOwnerfinance 3/2 on 1.5 ac. S. of Lake City.$675 mth. 386-590-0642 & 867-1833 www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 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 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1, 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $650 month 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 Great area Wof I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups, patio, $600-750 + Sec. 386-965-3775 or 965-5560 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com The Lakes Apts. Studios & 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 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRentRooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2BD/1BAHOUSE. $550 mo. includes lawn service. Section 8 welcome. (386)266-8173 3B/2BABRICK, 2 car carport. Large yard. Country Club Rd. South, $950 mo. 386-365-6228 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 Large 4/2 family home located in town near VA& DOT, Newly remodeled. $850 dep. & $850 mo. Smoke Free, 386-758-8917. 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 770Condos ForRent Condo forRent 2BR/2BA, in Country Club, $950/mo, inclsome utilities call 386-344-0433 790Vacation Rentals 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 Smoking Mountain July 4th Special, Book Jun. 30 July 7, other days avail. Aug.Oct., Cabin sleeps 6, Franklin, NC. For info.: www .franklinnccabin.blogspot. com to view our place, $365 wkly. 850-584-2803 or 386-755-0070 805Lots forSale Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 Abeautiful build able lot in Forest Country an established neighborhood with upscale homes MLS#76668, $32,000 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 Alot with a view, a perfect place to build your river getaway, MLS #80401, $60,000 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 3BR/2BA, 1782sf modular, .51 ac rec lighting, carpet & tile, scr back porch. MLS #80852. $129,900. Jo LytteRemax 386-303-2505 wwwjolytte.florida-property-search.com Coldwell BankerBishop Agency S pacious home, formal LR, DR & Den., nicely landscaped, new roof in 2008, $119,900 MLS #80613, Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 810Home forSale Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Home on 5 acres, 3200 sqft, 4bd/2.5ba huge master suite, lots of storage MLS #80325, $298,500 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency 4BR/3B, 3 fire places, in ground pool, 10x20 workshop, shed, bonus room. $315,000 MLS #80175, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Private Estate, City Limits, 6Br/3.5B, 39.7 acres, lake views. Limits MLS# 76111 Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0087 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 2 BR/2 BA, garage, screen porch, fenced back yard, MLS #76708, $74,900 Picadilly Park Area, Nice Brick 3/2 on large .836 acre lot. Fenced back yard, work shop, pole barn. Patti Taylor@Access Realty MLS #78989 $129,900, 623-6896. Poole Realty Kellie Shirah, Huge master bedroom w/ walk in closet, screened in back porch, 2 car garage, $184,000. MLS #80283, 386-208-3847 Lake City, FL Poole Realty Prell Gwinn, 3/2 with hardwood flooring, sizable backyard, workshop, and storage building. $94,500 MLS #80849, 386-590-1298 Poole Realty Ric Donovan, 1400+ sq.ft. 3bd/2ba located in the Emerald Lakes Subdivision. Conveniently located. $128,700 MLS #80855, 386-590-1298 Poole Realty Rick Donovan, Bank owned 3/2 home on five acres. Vaulted ceilings & hardwood flooring, $140,000 MLS #80849, 386-590-1298 Poole Realty Two story 2,400+ sq.ft. building. Great location for anyone who wants a home/office in town. Asking $91,400. MLS #78494, 386-362-4539 Poole Realty William Golightly, 1600+ sq.ft. 3bd/2ba on .5 acres. Nice Landscaping, back yard enclosed w/ privacy fence. $135,000 MLS #80530, 386-590-6681 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. LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 1C Circus patriarch marks 80th, 2C By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press MEDINA, Ohio Like two aging baby boomers, Funky Winkerbean and creator Tom Batiuk have turned gray and have expe rienced their share of lifes ups and downs in a 40-year run on the funny pages. Batiuk, 65, has morphed his characters over the years from mop-headed beatniks to graying 60somethings, much like the changes for Batiuk, his hair over his collar in the 1970s but now graying and cut short. The story lines have changed, too, from high school hijinks and awk ward teen dating moments in the early years to deal ing with more adult issues like alcoholism, suicide and fighting cancer. His latest hot topic story line during May: two boys who want to go to the high school prom together. The strip debuted in more than 70 papers on March 27, 1972, and has grown to about 400. The first strip introduced the high school-age charac ters, including Funky (Im just an average kid) and Les (I really want to be far out like Roland) and issues important to teens, including meeting a girl, getting a date and dealing with acne. To Batiuk, delving back into the high school years with the gay prom issue underscores the genera tional changes and con temporary challenges his characters faced once he decided to let them begin aging along with Batiuk and the rest of us. I had crossed the threshold and I had grown up and the characters wanted to grow up too, it seemed like, Batiuk said in an interview in his cozy and bright studio jammed with books and mementos. Funky Winkerbean might have a lower profile in mainstream culture than, say, Doonesbury, possibly because Funky was a gag cartoon in the early years when society was highly politicized in the Vietnam era and has become more issue-ori ented since the 1990s, said industry watcher Robert Thompson of Syracuse University. Batiuk has taken Funky, Les and companions up the gym climbing rope in terror, through the ordeal of teen bullying, that first dating kiss and even Lisas struggle with cancer. One paper pulled the strip dur ing the cancer story line and complained that it wasnt funny. Himself a cancer survi vor, Batiuk said Lisas can cer, while traumatic for a funny-page audience resis tant to change, opened new opportunities for him. After that story, I real ized that I could go for ward, he said. It sort of opened the door or me. Such issues may depress some readers and turn away younger ones, said Charles Coletta, an instructor in pop culture at Bowling Green State University. Hes dealing with alco holism and people losing limbs and cancer and all at this stuff, Coletta said. I dont think hes going to be attracting lots of younger readers with this. Its all sort of, kind of sad a little bit. For Batiuk, though, the cartoons ups and downs were kind of like growing up and dealing with life. It became more nuanced and it became more complicated, he said. And thats just a lot of fun. The job became more interesting. Thats proba bly what drives it, gave me a chance to go into these more complicated, more interesting adult areas. A strip lasting 40 years Funky Winkerbean and its creator graying together ASSOCIATED PRESS A copy of the book Lisas Story sits amid stacks of finished Funky Winkerbean comic strips by cartoonist Tom Batiuk in his studio at his Medina, Ohio home. During its 40-year run on the funny pages, the characters and Batiuk have evolved and so have the story lines, from high school hijinks and awkward teen dating moments to dealing with adult issues like alcoholism, suicide and a long-running story line about character Lisas breast cancer fight. His latest hot topic story line during May: two boys who want to go to the high school prom together. FUNKY continued on 4C By LAURA HAMPSON firstname.lastname@example.org Maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle is crucial as men age into their senior years, health experts say. A diet high in fruits and vegetables is the best way to prevent illness, said Sarah Holdren, registered dietician for the Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Seniors can get extra servings by adding vegeta bles to regular dishes like egg scrambles and soups, she said. Whole fruits and veg etables are better options than juices, which are often sugary, she said. Adding beans and len tils to your diet is a good option because it has pro tein, but without the fat of animal protein, she said. It is also a great source of fiber. Increasing fiber intake can keep bowls function ing and lower cholesterol, Holdren said. Men over 50 should eat about 30 grams of fiber daily and look for whole grain products with at least 3 grams per serving. Fruits and veggies also add fiber to the diet, she said. Seniors should aim for 30 to 60 minutes of exercise on most days, she said. Exercise can be broken into 10 minute seg ments and still reap the cardiovascular and weight loss benefits, she said. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America and the risk increases are you age. There is good news for those who want to take control of their risk, says Dan Zenka, senior vice president of communica tion at the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Recent research shows that eating right can help decrease the chance of developing prostate cancer, reduce the likelihood of recurrence and slow the progression of the disease. Here are 10 nutri tion tips for men to stay healthy as they age: Avoid empty calories by eliminating junk food. Snack on fruits, vegetables and nuts instead. Swap out soda and opt for water or natural juices. Rely on herbs, spices and garlic for flavor, not sugar, salt and fat. While fat is a nec essary component of a healthy diet, limit the amount you consume from red meat and dairy. Avocados, olives, nuts, seeds and tofu are healthy sources of fat. Trans fatty acids found in marga rine, however, should be avoided. Avoid taking more than 1,500 mg of calcium per day. Skip the supple ments and consume your calcium from leafy green vegetables, beans and fish. Eat more fish. Evidence from several studies suggests that fish can help protect against prostate cancer because they contain good fat, particularly omega-3 fatty acids. A lack of vegetables in the diet is a risk factor for aggressive prostate cancer. Vegetables in the broccoli-family are espe cially beneficial. Use olive oil for cooking for a maxi mum health benefit. Avoid over-supple mentation with megavita mins. Too many vitamins, especially folate, may fuel the cancer, and while a multivitamin is not likely to be harmful, if you follow a healthy diet with lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and healthy oils, you likely wont even need a multivitamin. Marinate meat and turn it frequently to pre vent charring. Charred meat of any type can produce carcinogens. Alternatively, get your protein from vegetarian sources. No matter how sound your diet is, regular exer cise is its perfect pair. Recent research has sug gested that exercise may be one of the best natural antioxidants, eliminating inflammatory molecules that drive cancer. While eating well and exercising may make a difference in the long run, it doesnt always elimi nate your risk of having prostate cancer. Start talk ing to your doctor about your prostate health and remember to get a pros tate screening during your annual physical. While cutting out your favorite foods may seem tough at first, there are delicious ways to enjoy foods that are good for you. For recipe ideas, visit www.pcf.org/nutrition. Nutrition and wellness go hand-in-hand. Taking control of what you put into your body is a great first step toward reducing your risk for prostate can cer and other dangerous diseases. COURTESY Eating a diet high in whole fruits and vegetables is key to a healthy, balanced lifestyle, experts say. By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON For people with Alzheimers disease, a hospital stay may prove catastrophic. People with dementia are far more likely to be hospitalized than other older adults, often for preventable reasons like an infection that wasnt noticed early enough. Hospitals can be upsetting to anyone, but consider the added fear factor if you cant remember where you are or why strangers keep poking you. Now a new study highlights the lingering ill effects: Being hospital ized seems to increase the chances of Alzheimers patients moving into a nursing home or even dying within the next year, Harvard researchers reported Monday. The risk is higher if those patients experience whats called delirium, a state of extra confusion and agita tion, during their stay. Its not clear exactly why, although specialists say delirium is especially bad for an already damaged brain. But the researchers, and indepen dent Alzheimers experts, agree that caregivers need to know the risk so they can help a loved one with dementia avoid the hospital if at all possible. Its a very stressful time, being in the hospital, says lead researcher Dr. Tamara Fong, of the Harvardaffiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston. Often families tell her, Dad was never the same after he had that surgery and he was confused. Its a challenge even for health professionals. Psychiatrist Leslie Fuchs watched in disbelief as her mother, whod had slowly worsening Alzheimers for several years, rapidly disintegrated during a stay in a New York City hospital last year. Relatives had called 911 when Thelma Fuchs, 79, suffered what appeared to be a brief seizure. That problem quickly cleared up but the hospital was reluctant to discharge her with it unexplained. Over a few days, Fuchs became increasingly distraught, tried to sneak into other rooms, and wound up being pre scribed some antipsychotic drugs, her daughter recalls. Leslie Fuchs insisted her mother be sent home, where she calmed down and no longer needed the medications. The family has taken steps for more at-home care in hopes of avoiding future hospitalizations. She has to be in an environment thats familiar. She cant make a new memory but her old memories, thats what kind of keeps her togeth er, Leslie Fuchs says. At home, she notes, family mem bers still are the decision-maker. As soon as youre in an emergency room, you kind of can lose that. Some 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimers or similar dementias, and the disease is on the rise as the population rapidly gets older. The disease will cost Medicare and Medicaid about $140 billion this year alone, according to the Alzheimers With Alzheimers, hospital stays can be a hazard HOSPITAL continued on 4C 1CAct2 Nutrition tips for senior men