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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comWHITE SPRINGS Gone but not forgotten was the final phrase etched on two bricks laid on a walkway in front of the White Springs Community Center Wednesday afternoon. it was the perfect phrase to described local sentiment for two men who died while protecting their commu-nity. The commemorative bricks were laid in honor of Florida Division of Forestry rangers Joshua Burch and Brett Fulton who died a year ago Wednesday. Twelve months ago Columbia County suffered a blow to its psyche when the pair of native sons were killed while fighting a wildfire. Burch, 31, of Lake City and Fulton, 52, who had a White Springs address, but lived in Columbia County in the Springville Community, were killed Monday, June 20, 2011, as they battled the Blue Ribbon fire, 14 miles east of Jasper in Hamilton County. Burch and Fulton were Florida Division of Forestry rangers (Now called the Florida Forest Service) with the Suwannee Forestry Center in Lake City. Wednesday the Town of White Springs held a Remembrance Day Service a Celebration of Life, Duty and Sacrifice ceremo-ny, for Burch, Fulton and unsung heroes from the White Springs Fire Department who also battled the Blue Ribbon fire. More than 50 people, many of them friends and family of Burch and Fulton, attended the ceremo-ny, which lasted about 30 min-utes. Memorial wreaths were laid in honor of Burch and Fulton as Walter McKenzie, White Springs vice mayor, spoke about his per-sonal relationship with the men. McKenzie said he felt it was important to hold the ceremo-ny because in a small town like White Springs everyone knows each other. Its not just two fireman that passed away, he said. Its two members of our family in town that passed away. Its important to recognize the sacrifice that they made. Just like any family member, you dont forget about them a year later and you dont forget about them 10 years later. Those bricks will always be there and were going to remember these guys from now on. For the past year the community has grieved, mourned and prayed together over its lost. In addition, there have been memo-rial ceremonies to commemorate the lives of the fallen forestry rangers. Mollie Gaylard, Joshua Burchs mother, said the family is continu-ing to cope with the loss. For me, this journey has been a very hard one, she said by e-mail earlier this week. The love between a mother and her son is special, such was ours. Much of the first few months of last year was like a dream I remember so many friends and family coming and going from our home. My family has been so supportive, always there for me. I am thankful for my hus-band, Loyd, who loved Joshua so much, his father, Hollis, and wife, Judy, Joshuas wife, Danielle, has remained close by my side and his many friends. Joshua leaves behind two precious sons, Jeremy, 10, and Jacob, 6, they are the joy in our lives. We are all missing Joshua and trying to understand why. Gaylard described Joshua as a special son and talked about him growing up with a love of hunting CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Wynonna ties the knot. COMING FRIDAY Local news roundup. 90 73 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NE WSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 Vol. 138, No. 106 Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterFamily members of Florida Division of Forestry firefighter J oshua Burch grieve while attending the Remembrance Day Service of Burch and fellow firefighter Brett Fulton, of W hite Springs, which fell on the one-year anniversary of their deaths. Burch and Fulton were killed fighting the B lue Ribbon Fire. The event was held outside of the White Springs Community Center where memorial bricks w ere unveiled in their honor. Pictured are Burchs chil dren, Jeremy (front row, from left), 10; Jacob, 6; wife, Daniell e; mother, Mollie Gaylard; cousin, Calley Dekle; and aunt, Linda Odom. Brett Fultons wife, Margaret, sits in silence next to Taylor Thornton, 3, Fultons great-niece. Lake City firefighter Lt. Don Wilson, who is also a White Springs fire-fighter, offers condolences as he hugs Margaret Fulton.A Day for the FallenFamilies, friendsremember fallenfirefighters. MEMORIAL continued on 3A White Springs Vice Mayor Walter McKenzie speaks during the Remembrance Day Service of Florida Division of Forestry firefight-ers Joshua Burch and Brett Fulton. The ceremony was sponsored by the town of White Springs. 911 service wasbriefly interrupted,officials confirmBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comLast Thursday, lightning struck the microwave tower at Columbia Countys Emergency Operations Center. The strike went through the phone lines, cutting off 911 phone service for 2 minutes and 29 seconds. It went off at 2:57 came back on at 3:00 and we did not lose any incoming phone calls, said senior staff assistant David Kraus. Based on information from emergency management pub-lic information officer Harvey Campbell, the Lake City Reporter reported Friday that service was limited but that emergency calls could still come through. However, the phone system was in fact briefly inoperable, offi-cials confirmed Tuesday. Records show no 911 calls were attempted during the outage. Kraus said it was unclear what had happened to the system until days later. Because it was an emergency situation, youve got lots of differ-ent people saying lots of different things and not all of it is correct, he said. As reported Friday, 911 service was not fully restored even when the phones came back up. Electricity from the strike surged through the phone system to the computer aided dispatch system, burning out two units. The CAD system controls the radios for dispatchers to call out to emergency services as well as the computer screens which dis-play data about incoming calls. So they had incoming calls but they didnt have the CAD ter-minals to dispatch the calls out of the field, Kraus said. Emergency dispatchers used hand-held radios and cell phones to dispatch calls instead. According to 911 Call Center Director Sandy Morgan, the CAD system went out at 2:57 p.m. and came back on exactly one hour later at 3:57 p.m. During that time, nine calls came in. Morgan said all of the calls were respond-ed to. System went downagain Friday during attempt at repairs. By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe Tourist Development Council has already begun prepar-ing for the Jacksonville Storms annual summer softball show-case, happening at the Southeast Recreational Sports Complex from July 13-15. The Jacksonville Storm Softball Association is a youth travel orga-nization in Northeast Florida. TDC Director Harvey Campbell called the event the Big Kahuna, with over 90 teams expected to participate. College coaches from all over Florida will attend the event to survey local talent. The TDC plans to rent portable air conditioned restrooms to accommodate the crowds. Campbell recently visited Fort Lauderdale for the Florida Sports Foundation state conven-tion. We are the twenty-second county now that will have an officially recognized sports com-mission, Campbell said of the TDCs new membership with the foundation. We are branding ourselves as Suwannee River Valley, which is consistent with what we are doing already, he said. Campbell said that through networking at the event, the TDC was able to book a new youth golf tournament. The tournament, scheduled to last three days, will take place at the Country Club at Lake City. With 100 participants and their parents expected to attend, Campbell said the tournament would bring good business. Golfers tend to be a little bit more affluent, generally speak-ing, he said. TDC preps for big influx of softballers By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comWith more than half of Columbia County students eli-gible for free and reduced-cost school meals, the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program aims to ensure chil-dren dont go hungry over sum-mer break. The program funds local organizations to serve nutri-tious meals when school is out. All children ages 18 and under are eligible for free meals, said Madonna Coughlin, district director of food service. There are no registration forms or income requirements, she said. All children have to do is show up during the meal times and eat at the site, Coughlin said. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, administered by the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and spon-sored by the school district, the program helps fill the gap for children who rely on school meals. Meal sites are organized and run by churches, community centers and local organizations, she said. The program ensures local children eat regular, nutritious meals, keeping them healthy and ready for school. The meals, which are similar to school meals, help children return to school ready to learn Hunger is a roadblock to the learning process, Coughlin said. Days of operation vary depending on the meal site, but all sites are closed on Fridays. All meal sites will be closed July 2 through 6. For more information or to find a meal site, visit www.wum-merfoodflorida.org or call 211.Summer meals program keeps students goingMore than 90 teams expected to compete in this years event. 911 continued on 3A
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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Thought for Today Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA Wednesday: Afternoon: 6-0-0 Evening: 4-2-4 Wednesday: Afternoon: 8-0-7-6 Evening: 0-0-7-5 Tuesday : 13-15-22-27-28 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 2AWEATHER n Actress Mariette Hartley is 72. n Rocker Ray Davies is 68. n Actor Michael Gross is 65. n Actress Meredith Baxter is 65. n Rocker Leo Sayer is 64. n Football player David Williams is 46. n Actress Juliette Lewis is 39. n Actor Jack Guzman is 34. n Actor Chris Pratt is 33. n Prince Williams is 30. n Football player Anthony Morelli is 27. TALLAHASSEE Three out of five Florida voters say they favor Gov. Rick Scotts effort to purge potential non-citizens from the states voter rolls, but theyre still not sold on the governor himself, a new poll shows. The survey of 1,697 Florida voters by Quinnipiac (Conn.) University showed 60 percent in favor and 35 percent opposed to the governors attempts. Five percent didnt have an opinion. The margin of error in a snapshot of vot ers views taken between June 12 and June 18 was plus or minus 2.4 percent age points. Gov. Scott may be a lot less popular in Florida these days than President Barack Obama, but on the face-off between the two on the purge issue, Floridians seem to be solidly in Scotts corner, pollster Peter Brown said Wednesday. Whether this voter purge becomes a big deal issue in the campaign or not is not clear at this point. A similar majority, 56 percent, also supported the states stand your ground law that allows citizens to defend them selves with deadly force if they feel threatened. Thirty-seven percent said they oppose the law. There was a significant partisan and racial division on both issues in the poll released Wednesday. Republicans back the effort to search out pos sible illegal voters by 90 percent to 8 percent while Democrats are opposed by a 60 percent to 33 percent. Independents also sup port the governor on the issue by 59 percent to 37 percent. White voters (67 percent to 29 percent) and Hispanics (49 percent to 42 percent) supported the purging effort compared to black voters, who opposed it by 56 percent to 38 per cent. Republicans also were strongly behind the socalled stand your ground law, 81 percent to 12 percent. Democrats were opposed by a 2-to-1 margin and independents favored the measure by 55 percent to 39 percent. Scotts popularity, how ever, still lags with 39 percent of the respondents who said they approved of his performance as governor compared to 49 percent to disapprove. He still is having trouble getting his foot ing, Brown said, noting that even Republicans have been slow to embrace the new governor. Theres something with Scott that doesnt fit well. It may be that it appears to people hes not Mr. Personality. Brown pointed out that formers Republican gover nors Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist were hugely popular within the party, although Crists standing with GOP voters plunged after he left the GOP to run an unsuc cessful campaign for the U.S. Senate as an indepen dent. Womans body found in bag HOMESTEAD Homicide detectives are investigating after a womans body was found in a bag outside a South Florida residence. Miami-Dade Police said 29-year-old Phyllis Cotton was found outside the home around 3 a.m. Monday. Its unclear how she died or if she had any con nection to the home where her body was found. No other details were released. Higher education gets high marks TALLAHASSEE A business-backed national study gives Floridas public colleges and universities high marks for student access and success as well as efficiency. The chairman of the board that oversees Floridas 12 state univer sities said Wednesday it was evidence the states accountability framework is working. Tuesdays report was released by the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Chairman Dean Colson noted Florida was the only state that received an A in student access and success for both fourand two-year schools. Floridas universities also had the lowest cost per completion at $46,071 per student while its 2-year colleges ranked third at $38,146. The state, though, received C grades for meeting labor market demand and transparency and accountability. Florida was also graded a D in innovation. Poll: Majority of Florida voters support purge NASHVILLE, Tenn. Country singer Wynonna Judd has tied the knot. Her publicist, Todd Brodginski, confirms that she married drummer Cactus Moser in a private family ceremony on Sunday. The wedding took place in Leipers Fork, Tenn. This is the third mar riage for 48-year-old Judd. The couple had been dating since 2009. Judd divorced her second husband, D.R. Roach in 2007 after four years together. She has two children with her first hus band, Arch Kelly III. US Weekly first reported the news. The Grammy-winning singer first gained fame as part of the duo The Judds with her mother Naomi, before going solo. She has sold more than 10 million solo albums with hits includ ing No One Else on Earth and I Saw the Light. Rapper wounded in club shooting HOUSTON A publi cist says a rapper was one of at least two men wound ed in gunfire that left three people dead at a parking lot outside a southwest Houston strip mall. A spokeswoman for Trae Tha Truth, whose real name is Frazier Thompson III, says he was shot in the shoulder early Wednesday after perform ing at a club nearby. Nancy Byron says she does not believe Thompson was targeted. Police say shots were fired outside Scores Cabaret soon after 3 a.m. Wednesday as hundreds of people were in the parking lot. Police say two men and a woman died at the scene, while Thompson and another man were taken to hospitals. Hospital spokes woman Lynne Sullivant says the rapper has been treated and released. No arrests have been made. Museum returns water jug to Italy TOLEDO, Ohio The Toledo Museum of Art says it will return an ancient water jug to Italy that inves tigators believe was prob ably illegally dug up from that country years ago. The 2,500-year-old water vessel, or kalpis, has been on display at the Ohio museum since 1982, when it was purchased from an antiquities dealer out of Switzerland. It will be displayed in the museums Libbey Court until it leaves for Rome, probably in late summer. The right thing to do is to return this object, muse um Director Brian Kennedy told The Blade newspaper. We knew wed likely lose this. Well miss it. Italy has pressed an aggressive campaign to win back ancient Roman, Greek and Etruscan vases, bowls, statues and other artifacts prosecutors contend were looted from the country. The campaign was set in motion after a police raid on a Swiss warehouse of an Italian art dealer found a trove of artifacts and photos of antiquities, many of them still covered with dirt from being hastily excavated by antiquities hunters in Italy. Black painting on the orangey clay vessel at the Toledo museum depicts the Greek tale of Dionysos, the god of wine and drama. The late museum curator Kurt Luckner had recommended Toledo buy the kalpis for $90,000, and its acquisi tion was a coup for Toledo because the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York had also wanted it at the time. Authorities believe the 20inch artifact was probably illegally excavated in Italy, smuggled to Switzerland and given a forged record of ownership. To clear the way for its return to Italy, federal prosecutors filed a complaint Wednesday in U.S. District Court asking a judge to order the jug forfeited. Last year, a mermaid holding a candy dish, the Nereid Sweetmeat Stand, was returned by the Toledo museum to the Dresden Museum in Germany. Made in the mid-1700s, it had been stolen during World War II. New X-rays of the porcelain piece showed fine cracks that matched photographs taken in the 1930s when it was still in Germany. Wynonna marries drummer Country singer Wynonna, from The Judds, performs at the Girls Night Out: Superstar Women of Country in Las Vegas. Judd married drummer Cactus Moser in a private family cer emony June 17. ASSOCIATED PRESS Then King Zedekiah sent for Jer emiah the prophet and had him brought to the third entrance to the temple of the LORD. I am go ing to ask you something, the king said to Jeremiah. Do not hide any thing from me. Jeremiah 38:14
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He gave his life and is a great hero in the eyes of so many. This is a legacy he left and this was the way he was raised to help people, his honesty and love has gotten us through this year and Joshua will remain in all our hearts forever. The goodness and kindness of my family and people who knew Joshua amaz-es me when I think back on the past year, Joshuas deep love for his family, I just can-not describe how much he loved us. Margaret Fulton also spoke about she and her family coping with the loss of her husband during the past year. Its been hard some times but we try to stay busy, she said. Fulton said the toughest coping times occurred on Bretts birthday, June 26, less than a week after the tragedy. That was very hard, she said, noting that Christmas was another tough time when the family had to cope with its loss. We went to the mountains because I didnt want to be here at Christmas. Then, there is every day. If I didnt have my kids and my family I would definitely be lost. Fulton said attending ceremonies dedicated to the memory of her husband and Joshua Burch has also helped the fami-lies. Burch and Fulton were veteran forestry rangers. Each man had a decade worth of experience with the Florida Division of Forestry. MEMORIALContinued From Page 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterThree bricks honoring Brett Fulton, Joshua Burch and the unsung heroes of the Blue Ribbon Fire were unveiled outside of the White Springs Community Center. We never did not have radio contact, Morgan said. We had our portable radios that we were talking to them with. Also affected by the strike were a portion of the Internet-based phone system, the record-ing system and the card-coded door locks in the building. Kraus said the Emergency Operations Center building is equipped with a grounding sys-tem and many precautions meant to keep lightning from affecting the system. This particular bolt of lightning, however, behaved in an unpredictable way. It came into the system in a way that nobody anticipated it coming into the system, Kraus said. While trying to fix equipment on Friday, the microwave signal went down a second time. It was just a bad connection, Kraus said. And when they were back there checking them and fixing them they brushed the cable and it separated the signal from the microwave towers. The second time the signal went down it took 10 minutes for the dispatch center to radio out to the Sheriffs office and around 30 minutes for the Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services. Kraus said that the back-up system, located in a trailer out-side the Sheriffs officer, was not needed for the interruption on Thursday. If the system had been needed, however, it would have taken at least an hour to set it up. If we had to activate the trailer, it does take a minimum of an hour to two to three hours to activate it because you have to contact AT&T and tell them to switch the phone lines and then you have to make sure everything is up and running and test all of the equipment, Kraus said. Kraus said the 911 Communications Committee, which meets every Tuesday at the Columbia County Combined Communications Center, is dis-cussing further precautions to take in the future. One of the things we are looking at doing is basically radio bases stations as backup at each dispatchers location, Kraus said. So that if the radio does go down, they can pick up. Kraus said though there was a frantic sense during the signal outage, city and county officials came together to resolve the situation. If you get beyond the political level of things, when it gets down to it, the city, the county, the Sheriffs Department all work really well together, Kraus said. Everybody worked together great and thats a good thing, Fire Chief David Boozer said. There wasnt any lines drawn in the dirt, so to speak. The city, county worked together to take care of whatever the problem was and thats what you want. 911Continued From Page 1A Avona Randolph, a fourth-grader at Westside Elementary, wa s the only student in the county to earn a perfect score on this years writing portion of the Florida Compr ehensive Assessment Test. Avona, 10, said she was surprised and very happy to learn she scored a six o ut of six on the test. Avona said she enjoys writing storie s in her free time and hopes to work with animals in the fu ture. She is the daughter of Drs. Tommy and Athena Randolph. Great writerCOURTESY PHOTO
ONE OPINION Mitt Romney stumbles on immigration LETTERS TO THE EDITOR This letter is in response to the letter by Mr. Darrell Anderson published in the Reporter on Sunday, 06/17/12. His letter was in response to my letter of 06/06/12 in which I used the word gibberish in describing his first letter, pub-lished June 3, 2012, in which he denigrated some of our countrys finest living patriotic spokesmen. His primary point was their not having served in the Military during the Vietnam War and I suppose he consid-ers them disqualified to speak or run for public office. In my response of 06/06/12, I identi-fied 11 others that he had failed to mention. All females some of whom have held and are now holding high office in the coun-try. In his latest letter he picked up on that point, in particular, and must have felt an obligation to include them is his current criticism by attacking their hus-bands for not having served in Vietnam. Once again to me his letter is gibberish. It makes no sense. If he thinks that being a Vietnam Vet is a requirement for public office then say that without the gibberish. Write and then maybe include a like number of liberals as well. That would be easy to do as Liberals were notoriously absent from the Vietnam War. He seems to have a hang-up on Vietnam. So for the record once again I am in fact a proud retired Army officer and in addition to 2 tours in Korea during that war I also served 3 tours in Vietnam dur-ing which I received 2 Silver Stars, 4 Bronze Stars, and 4 Purple Hearts. That, however, does not in itself qualify me for public office nor would it qualify Mr. Anderson or anyone else for any public office. Love of coun-try and an ability to lead and get the job done does. Also I like numbers that can be understood so here are some; of 18 Republican Presidents 4 did not serve in the military; 14 Democrat Presidents 6 did not serve in the military. The last Republican President served as a F-102 fighter pilot in the National Guard. His father, a former President was also a naval pilot in WW2. The last 2 Democratic Presidents did not serve in the armed forces. 1 received a 2-A Student Deferment and the one we now have worked with ACORN and did not serve. However we must all keep in mind that the President is in fact Commander and Chief of all US Armed Forces while in office.Wilbur G. CorbittLake City Making sense of the gibberish 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. 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The candidate is not assured of pre-screened friendly audi-ences, who are disposed to for-give and forget if their favorite candidate stumbles badly. Mitt Romney, with all his experience running for office, surely knows this. But last weekend, on his first venture in 2012 outside the friendly confines of Fox News, he did indeed stumble badly. President Barack Obama had just announced his plan to allow younger illegal immi-grants, brought to this country as youngsters and maintaining spotless records since, to obtain work permits and legal residen-cy renewable every two years. The Republicans hotly accused Obama of playing politics. Excuse us while we lie down with a cold compress on our forehead at the febrile thought that, with just over four months to go to the election, a politician would play politics. Appearing outside his protective media shell for the first time Sunday, on CBSs Face the Nation, Romney refused five times to say whether he, as president, would revoke the executive order he had just fin-ished denouncing. He should have been prepared for the question; certainly his advisers must have seen it coming. But he left the impres-sion that he honestly didnt have an answer; either that or he was afraid anything he said would offend one or another of his constituencies. Romney attempted to deflect the questions by saying if Obama felt seriously about this, he should have taken action when he had a Democrat House and Senate, but he didnt. In fact, Obama in 2010 offered a version of the DREAM Act that would have led to citi-zenship, but Senate Republicans killed it. Thats another pitfall Romney should have been warned about. Romney has yet to offer his own immigration plan except for his detail-free promise to work with Congress on a long-term solution. The immigration debate has been at a rolling boil since at least 2005, so no real hurry there. One of the GOPs most promising young stars may have been a collateral victim of Romneys waffling: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, the partys best hope of rebuilding links to the Hispanic community and a favorite of the tea party and influential Republicans like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Rubio was said to be ready with his own version of the DREAM Act. But ABC News reports that team Romney has not asked Rubio for his personal finan-cial records, a first step in the vetting process and a strong indication that he is not on Romneys short list of potential running mates. The Romney campaign is indeed shifting gears, just not smoothly. T he soft coup in Egypt over the past week shouldnt have sur-prised anyone. The only reason it wasnt harder and faster was because the secularist generals know the Muslim Brotherhood has a friend in the White House. Egypts armed forces are an elite class with special power, privileges and important economic interests it wants to retain. Despite everything that was at stake over the recent chaotic months, the generals couldnt simply send in the tanks to do a Tiananmen Squaredance on the dissidents. The whole world was watching; the loyalty of the troops wasnt guaranteed; and the Obama administration was cheering on the Islamic revolution. Instead, ailing President Hosni Mubarak, a long-standing U.S. ally who was put on life support Tuesday, was thrown under the bus, a transi-tion government was set up and reforms promised. Appearances to the contrary, the military was never serious about surrendering power. The main problem the generals have been facing is time. They are try-ing to wait out President Obama. They know there is a U.S. elec-tion in November that may elevate Republican Mitt Romney, who isnt fixated on ensuring the success of the Muslim Brotherhood. At the same time, they cannot be certain Mr. Obama will be defeated and thus cannot simply reassert military rule overtly, risking future bil-lions in U.S. aid. The timeline for writing the new constitution is geared toward getting past Americas presidential election. The han-dover of power scheduled for the end of June will be symbolic only; the new president will take office with limited ability to take action. Throughout the summer and fall, the Egyptian constitution will be written, debated, rewritten and voted on. By the end of the year, Egypts generals will know whether they have to maintain this liberal charade for another four years or there will be a new American president they can deal with. P resident Obama says the illegal immi-grants being given de-facto amnesty under his suspension-of-deportation policy are Americans in their heart, in their minds, in every single way but one: on paper. Under the circumstances, Mr. Obama is probably the wrong person to make that argument. The new policy, announced Friday, suspends enforcement of immigration laws against aliens who were brought to America before they turned 16 but are younger than 30 and have been in the country for at least five consecutive years. They are also allowed to apply for temporary work permits. The White House denies this is an election-year move. The president isnt going to be stonewalled by politics, an unnamed administration offi-cial told Politico. Despite such protestations, the calculations behind the move are transpar-ent. The White House probably believes the gains they will make among Hispanic voters in battleground states in the South and Southwest will exceed the number of voters alienated by Obama-instituted amnesty. Amnesty hits the economy hard. These are young people who study in our schools, they play in our neighborhoods, theyre friends with our kids, they pledge allegiance to our flag, the president said in an attempt to redirect the national conversation. What he left out is that these newcomers also take our jobs. Most of the estimated 800,000 immigrants to whom the policy applies are of work-ing age, pitted against young citizens in the competition for scarce employment. The strug-gle is fierce; youth unemploy-ment and underemployment are about double what the rest of the country is suffering. Another problem central to amnesty is the Obama administrations disturbing ten-dency not to enforce laws Mr. Obama doesnt like. The Justice Department stopped enforc-ing the Defense of Marriage Act, for example. Mr. Obama believes the president is in a position to pick and choose which laws he wants to enforce based solely on his personal preferences. Selective non-enforcement of the law presents a criti-cal constitutional question. A president who ignores laws he disagrees with stands in direct violation of his constitutional requirements. Every president swears that he will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and Article 2, Section 3, clause 4 states that the president shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed. It is clear that the Constitution was not designed to give the executive branch discretionary power over whether to execute the law. The Founding Fathers did not design a government in which duly passed and signed laws would then be selectively allowed to wither on the vine through presidential inaction. Does the administration argue that the executive may ignore any and every law on the books if he so chooses? Could a Republican administration also stop collecting taxes it disap-proved of or enforcing job-kill-ing environmental protection laws? And could Mr. Obama instruct the Justice Department not to enforce laws regarding election irregularities in states and precincts where that might work to his advantage? The White House needs to clarify how far the do-nothing presi-dency goes.Egyptiancoup nosurprise Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY n Halifax, Nova Scotia is founded in 1749. n Britian celebrates Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. n Guam becomes a territory of U.S. in 1898. n E.W. Scripps founds the United Press in 1907. n Mexican troops beat U.S. expeditionary force under General Pershing in 1916. n Rommel takes Tobruk in North Africa in 1942. n U.S. defeats Japanese forces on Okinawa during WWII in 1945. n Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000 hit in 1950. n Jaws by Steven Spielberg opens in 1975. Making lawsnot the jobof president
Bonnie Morgan GerkeBorn 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 family farm on June 6, 2012. After high school she moved to Ocala and Gainesville to attend Nursing School where she received 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 (Phillip) of Gainesville. She will also be missed by her grandchildren; Jason Gerke, LeeAnn Gerke, Nolan Gerke, Van Haas, Suzanne Haas and Ryan Parr. Also are her 6 great-grandchildren ages 6 to 18. She loved and cared so much her family. Anyone that knew her appreciated her talents for Great cooking.A graveside memorial will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at 2:00 P.M at the Bethal Church in Lake City, Florida. Funeral arrangements are under direc-tion of GATEWAY FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME. Mary Ruth GossettMary Ruth Gossett, 79, passed away, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at the Lake City Medical Center. She was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina to the late Henry & Mary (Garrett) Johnson but had lived here in Lake City since 1987 having moved here from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed arts & crafts, gardening and spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Ashley Gerschoffer, and her husband of 50 years, Robert A. Gossett.Survivors include her daughter, Mary Christine McCann of Lake City, Florida; son, Robert Mi-chael Gossett of Buford, Georgia; brothers, James Johnson of South Carolina, Gordon Johnson of Texas, Ronnie Johnson of North Carolina, and Tommy Johnson of Lake City, Florida; grandchil-dren, Courtney Johnson, Donald Dore, and Nicole Marshall; 10 great grandchildren also survive.Funeral services will be con-ducted at 11:00 a.m., on Satur-day, June 23, 2012 in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Fu-neral Home with Pastor Richard 5RGULJXH]RIFLDWLQJ,QWHU ment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Friday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32025, (386) 752-1954 is in charge of arrange-ments. Please leave words of encouragement or the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.comMillie Jerry MayhueMrs. Millie Jerry Mayhue, age 94, was born to the late John-ny and Mrs. 'HOPD*ULIQJerry, in Lake City, Florida, having resided in Jackson-ville, Florida most of her life. Mrs. Mayhue was a member of Sec-ond Missionary Baptist Church and was active on Usher Min-istry # 1 for many years. She was married to the late Albert F. Williams, Sr. and this union was blessed with three children, one son Albert F. Williams, Jr. preceded her in death. She later married John Mayhue who also preceded her in death. Mrs. May-hue is survived by her children, daughter, Mrs. Bertha W. Dean; son, James W. Williams (An-gela); Bertha and J.W.s sisters and brothers, Y. Sherreda Miller, Anita Williams, Valorie Livings-ton (Wesley), Lamar Williams (Phoebe), Katherine Williams DQG$OEHUW):LOOLDPV,,,grandchildren, LTC. Bobbi J. W. Davis (Ken), Tracey L. Haynes (Charles), Dolmeshia Mitchell &HGULF'DUUHOO*ULIQ1L cole Rollie, Shequette Thompson (Clifford), Nathan Gambles and Andreal Gambles; 25 great grandchildren including, Krystle Hayes, Alexis Hayes, Dillion Williams, Jazmyne Hayes, Dia-mond Williams, Spencer Davis, Kennedy Davis and Sebastian Davis; a number of other rela-tives and friends. FUNERAL 6(59,&(ZLOOEHKHOG30Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Sec-ond Missionary Baptist Church, 954 Kings Road, Jacksonville, Florida, Rev. Odell Smith, Pas-WRURIFLDWLQJ0UV0D\KXHwill rest in the mortuary for visi-WDWLRQ)5,'$
6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-04246AFrom staff reportsThe following students graduated from the Columbia County School Districts Career and Adult Education program Tuesday. GED Graduates Kennedy S. Baker, Cynthia Lynise Ballentine, Cory Bannister, Tye Bannister, Derek Bass, Ashleigh M. Beville, Trent T. Blair, Samantha L. Booth, Garrett L. Bright, Charles Brush, Randi L. Carter, Jessica L. Cashmore, Nancy A. Clemons-Murphy, Lisa A. Colon, Jason Coon, Lakia D. Cooper, Matthew Curtis, Cynthia D. Daniels, Tasha M. Darmin, James E. Davis III, Edward Tyler Deaton, Geormarie Dedos, Chris Y. Demko, Elora M. Douglas, Timothy J. Downey, Christopher T. Dudley, Shara P. Evans, Christy L. Everett, Ayla E. Flowers, Chris A. Follansbee Jr., Jennifer L. Fralick, Kristy Freed, Shanti L. Fridley, Timothy T. Fulcher, Patricia L. Fulton, Zachary Gainey, June N. Gesling, Brittany Nicole Goodson, Kyle M. Green, Keith R. Gwin, James E. Hall, Ricki L. Hardcastle, Leila Harmon, Dylan R. Harper, Ronald E. Harrell, Antonio L. Harris Jr., Robert Hathaway, Fallen N. Heath, Stephanie A. Hickey, Greg Higdon, Donald W. Hill, Kevin J. Hunter, Asiah Igou, Kailey James, Curtis S. Johnson, Dustin R. Johnson, Michael Albert Johnson, Ryan Michael Jones, Tannessia R. Jones, Danielle R. Kaus, Henry R. Kaus, Evelyn Kay, Nancy Kay, Teresa L. Kravec, Jessica Marie LeBeau, Teakeisha A. Lee, Kinsley Logan Legere, Kyle H. Lewandowski, Laura A. Mackey, Sarah A. Mackey, Megan V. Mathis, Brittney L. Matthews, Amy E. McLeod, Brittany P. Moore, Rickey Nelson, John B. ONeal, Troy ONeail, Lemuel Ortiz, Cathy L. Parker, Angela N. Paul, Breshea S. Penson-Johnson, Nicole Perry, Ariel A. Pinnick, Catherine Price, Katlin Register Tyler Register, Jessica B. Rendon, Bru-Queca Robinson, Jordan T. Root, Brandon K. Sauls, Wendy J. Schauer, Stacie N. Scott, Nyle Scranton, John D. Sikes Jr., Lindsey D. Skinner, Kyle A. Smith, Colton Smoke, William D. Stuart, George D. Swanson, Laura L. Sydnes, Joshua Delane Taylor, Christopher A. Thomas, Destane B. Thomas, Michael L. Thomas, Wesley C. Thomas, Leila Tokarski, Laurie M. Town, Emmy Verne, Keith Wachob, Lindsey M. Weddle, James Whited, Dustin M. Whitehead, Altavis J. Williams, Courtney Wood, Christopher YunkerAdult High School Graduates Sarah Bryant, Alexander Daies, Chance M. Hays, Devarus R. Jordan, Joshua Ledogar, William Lee, Jade Nichols, Aniaus D. Ray, Britny M. Reeves Career and Adult Education grads Columbia County School Board member Charles Maxwell awards Randi Carter a Certificate of Achievement for Language Arts Reading.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterKeith Hudson awards a Certificate of Achievement for Langu age Arts Writing to Tasha Darmin. Columbia County School Board chairperson Steve Nelson awards Derek Bass with a Certificate of Achievement for Mathematics. Brandon Sauls is awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Mathematics. Assistant Superintendent Lex Carswell awards Chance Hay es the Adult High School Outstanding Achievement. Graduate Wesley Thomas poses with Assistant Superintenden t Lex Carswell as he receives the Award of Special Achievement. Chris Demko walks up to receive his G.E.D. after his name d is called Tuesday during the 2011-2012 Columbia Coun ty School Districts Adult Education Graduation Ceremony.
TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer One of the biggest mis conceptions about President Obamas health care over haul isnt who the law will cover, but rather who it wont. If it survives Supreme court scrutiny, the landmark overhaul will expand cov erage to about 30 million uninsured people, according to government figures. But an estimated 26 million U.S. residents will remain with out coverage a popula tion thats roughly the size of Texas and includes illegal immigrants and those who cant afford to pay out-ofpocket for health insurance. Many people think that this health care law is going to cover everyone, and its not, says Nicole Lamoureux, executive direc tor of the Alexandria, Va.based National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics, which represents about 1,200 clinics nationally. To be sure, its estimated that the Affordable Care Act would greatly increase the number of insured Americans. The law has a provision that requires most Americans to be insured or face a tax penalty. It also calls for an expansion of Medicaid, a governmentfunded program that cov ers the health care costs of low-income and disabled Americans. Additionally, starting in 2014, there will be tax credits to help middleclass Americans buy cover age. The Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision this month on whether to uphold the law completely or strike down parts or all of it. If it survives, about 93 percent of all nonelderly, legal U.S. residents will be covered by 2016. Thats up from 82 percent this year. Still, millions of illegal immigrants wont qualify for coverage. This population will account for roughly 26 percent of those who will remain uninsured, accord ing to Urban Institute, a non partisan think tank. And many legal U.S. resi dents will go without insur ance, too. About 36 per cent of the population that remains uninsured will qual ify for Medicaid but wont sign up for various reasons. Others likely will make too much money to qualify for assistance but be unable to afford coverage. Heres a look at some of the groups that will likely remain uninsured if the law survives: ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS More than 11 million unau thorized immigrants live in the United States, according to the Pew Hispanic Center, a nonpartisan research cen ter. That amounts to nearly 4 percent of the total popula tion. But there are no pro visions that address illegal immigrants in the health care law. They wont be able to sign up for Medicaid. They wont be eligible for the tax credits to help buy coverage. And they wont be able to use online marketplaces that the government will set up in order for people to get cov erage in a process thats sim ilar to buying plane tickets on travel web sites. Those online exchanges, much like the tax credits, will require proof of citizenship. They will still need to find alternative ways to seek care because nothing in the law really expands cover age and affordable coverage options for undocumented immigrants, says Sonal Ambegaokar, a health policy attorney with the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles. The topic is a politically divisive issue. On one side, there are people who say that the government should provide health care for all U.S. residents legal or not. The other side contends that doing so could take valuable resources away from U.S. citizens. Because of the limited supply of health care, were almost in a sociological tri age, says Bob Dane, spokes man for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, a national group that calls for stricter immi gration laws. It begs the question, Who do we serve, who do we serve first and who is not entitled? Researchers have found that immigrants tend to use the health care system less than legal residents. Illegal immigrants, in particular, tend to avoid using the health care system until they have to, favoring home rem edies first or making cash payments to providers when they need care. That popula tion also is younger, so it generally has fewer health care needs, says Timothy Waidmann, a researcher with Urban Institute. The think tank, using federal government survey data, estimates that illegal Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 7A 7AHEALTH By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP Tobacco Writer RICHMOND, Va. Sometimes a cigar isnt just a cigar. From large hand-rolled cigars and smaller machine-made cigars to little cigars that are similar in size to cigarettes, there are nearly as many cigars as there are aficionados to enjoy them. And as federal regulators weigh standards for the entire industry, some in the cigar world are pushing to make sure their livelihoods and the products they enjoy dont go up in smoke. While the Food and Drug Administration has expressed its intention to regulate cigars under a 2009 law that gave it authority over the tobacco indus try, it has yet to specify whats ahead as it ramps up efforts to curb the death and disease caused by tobacco. If its anything like the FDAs regulation of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, that could mean banning certain flavors, requiring new health warnings, limiting the sizes and shapes of cigars, or imposing restrictions for marketing, advertising and retail sales. Cigars also may be restricted from being sold sepa rately and the agency also could limit the amount of nicotine in the products. The premium cigar indus try argues any number of the potential restrictions could hurt both cigar makers and specialty tobacco stores, whose products make up only a small fraction of tobacco sales, dont pose the same concerns as cigarettes, and the range of sizes and shapes of cigars makes across-the-board standards almost impossible. Even the House Appropriations Committee weighed in on issue in its report on the fiscal year 2013 Agriculture Appropriations bill on Tuesday, reminding the FDA that premium cigars have unique characteristics and cost prohibitive price points and are not marketed to kids. Any effort to regulate cigars should take these items into consideration. If youre going to focus your efforts on regulating tobacco products to meet the spirit and intent of the Tobacco Control Act, where is best to spend those scarce resources on a tenth of a percent of the market or on a huge chunk of the market? asked Bill Spann, CEO of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association, an industry group representing more than 2,000 tobacco retail ers and more than 350 cigar manufacturers, distributors and others. According to the latest federal data, there are about 13.3 million cigar smokers in the U.S., far less than the 45.3 million U.S. cigarette smokers. U.S. tobacco sales topped $107 billion in 2011, but only 7 per cent, or $7.77 billion, consisted of cigars, according to statistics from Euromonitor International. And of the 7 billion cigars sold annually, only about 250 million of them qualify as premium, handmade cigars that range in price from $6 to $30 and are as far as Spann is concerned akin to fine wines and craft beer. While Spann recognizes the need for tobacco regulation, he believes smoking premium cigars is a hobby, not a habit, and they arent marketed or sold to children. You dont have a middleschooler or high-schooler stand ing on the corner with a $15 Davidoff (a brand of cigar) stick ing out of their mouth, Spann said. Possible restrictions to pre mium cigars have been a topic of conversation at any one of Craig Cass specialty tobacco shops in North Carolina and South Carolina, where smokers often make use of lounge areas to smoke and chat. Theyre worried about los ing the artisan nature of our products, where every time they come in theres something new to select from, Cass said, adding that customers arent just coming in to grab their smokes, they are looking for a particular cigar to suit their mood or the situation. If regulations force cigar mak ers to conform their products, that could limit the number of cigars available for aficionados to choose from the stores large, walk-in humidors. All of that range of flavor is very unique to every single box in the humidor, Cass said. If we were like the other category of tobacco like a cigarette, you could walk in the humidor and have 10 boxes of cigars in there. ... We have 700. Cass interaction with custom ers could also change under federal regulations, putting the cigars behind the counter rather than in a humidor where cus tomers can smell, touch and see a variety of cigars. In Canada, for example, cigar shops now have binders with a list of available cigars that customers can point to on a piece of paper. Cass and Spann have joined with others in the cigar industry to seek a change in Congress to protect premium hand-rolled cigars from FDA regulation and save 85,000 small business jobs around the country. Resolutions in both the House and the Senate remain in committee. In the House, the resolu tion sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, a Republican from Florida home to many of the nations premium cigar makers has gained more than 200 co-sponsors. The Senate resolu tion, sponsored by Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, also from Florida, has more than 10 cosponsors. As far as regulation is con cerned, the greatest need is to put an end to the produc tion and marketing of products that have the greatest appeal to youth, said Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, singling out machine-made large cigars, little cigars and tobacco wrappers that sold at convenience stores for low prices and in a variety of fla vors like peach and strawberry. Nearly 19 percent of high school boys currently smoke cigars, according to the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Thats slightly less than the 2005 rate of 19.2 percent. These highly flavored little cigars clearly appeal dispropor tionately to young people and have the potential to serve as starter tobacco products, Myers said. While all cigars increase the risk of disease, Myers said the FDA has the ability to segment which cigar products pose the greatest risk both in terms of disease and in terms of youth use and to design regulations appropriate for each, which is what wed like to see them do. Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group Inc., owner of Black & Mild cigar maker John Middleton, said in a statement that if the FDA asserts regula tion over cigars, it should be science-based and apply to all cigar manufacturers. Machinemade Black & Mild cigars and cigarillos are sold in flavor vari eties such as sweet, wine and apple. But for Rocky Patel, who quit his job as an entertainment lawyer in California to start a boutique cigar business out of his garage, legislative or regu latory exemption of premium handmade cigars is vital to his survival and the about 2,000 people he directly or indirectly employs. I gave up a law practice to start this dream ... I worked relentlessly and built this com pany and started with nothing, Patel said of his Florida-based cigar company. We went from making 100,000 cigars to about 18 million cigars (each year) and all this could be taken away with the stroke of a pen from the FDA. Cigar lovers to FDA: A cigar isnt just a cigar Smoke curls around a cigar as a smoker enjoys a cigar at a shop in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The Food and Drug Administration intends to regulate cigars under a 2009 law that gave it authority over the tobacco industry and cigar makers and aficionados are pushing to ensure their livelihoods and the products they enjoy. ASSOCIATED PRESS Uninsured after President Obamas health care law HEALTH continued on 8A
immigrants accounted for an estimated $18 billion of the $1.4 trillion spent on health care in the United States in 2007. That adds up to less than 2 percent of total spend ing. Some say excluding ille gal immigrants from the overhaul will keep some legal residents uninsured, too. Ambegaokar, the Los Angeles attorney, points to parents who are illegal immigrants but have chil dren who are legal citizens because they were born in the United States. LOST IN TRANSLATION Medicaid, which current ly covers more than 60 mil lion people, is expected to add about 17 million more people to its program by 2016 if the law is upheld, according to the nonparti san Congressional Budget Office, which research es budgetary issues for Congress. But people are still expected to fall through the cracks. Thats because the requirements and process for signing up for Medicaid can be confusing. And while the overhaul aims to make the process easier, it wont smooth out all the wrinkles. The problem? Many peo ple dont realize that they qualify for coverage. And that likely will still be the case, albeit to a lesser extent, after Medicaid expands. Coverage depends on how someones income stacks up to federal poverty guide lines, which can be obscure to the average person. Plus, because income can fluctu ate, someone could qualify one year but not the next. Regardless of how much outreach you do ... youre never going to get per fect enrollment, Matthew Buettgens, another Urban Institute researcher, says. Staying enrolled can be another hurdle. Medicaid recipients have to re-enroll, sometimes more than once a year. They can be dropped if they miss deadlines, sub mit incomplete forms or if paperwork doesnt catch up with them after they move something poor families tend to do more frequently than the average American household. There will always be that segment that says, Aw, the heck with it, I will just wait until I get sick and go to the ER, says Stephen Schilling, CEO of Clinica Sierra Vista, a nonprofit that has a network of 27 community health centers in California. Schilling expects to still see a lot of uninsured patients at the nonprofit groups health centers even if the law is upheld. The center sits in an agri cultural area in Californias San Joaquin Valley, popu lated with migrant workers and saddled with an unem ployment rate of around 15 percent. It cares for about 60,000 uninsured people annually, thanks in part to grants and a sliding fee scale for patients based on their family size and income. Schilling says he still expects between 20,000 and 40,000 uninsured patients if the overhaul is implemented. LIVING IN THE GAP The overhaul calls for tax credits to help middleclass Americans buy cover age. But some people who make too much money to qualify for the tax credits may have a hard time find ing an affordable option for private health insurance The subsidies can pay a large chunk of the insur ance bill. For instance, a 40year-old person who makes $50,000 in 2014 and needs coverage for a family of four might receive a gov ernment tax credit of more than $8,000. That would cover more than 70 percent of the pre mium, or the cost of cover age, according to a subsidy calculator on the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundations website. Of course, that estimate depends on the type of coverage the person choses, where they live and whether they can get cov erage through work. But the tax credits will go to people with incomes up to 400 percent of the federal poverty level, or $44,680 for an individual this year. People just above that level may have a hard time finding affordable health insurance. Angela Agnew Laws worries that she might remain uninsured like she has been for the past eight years even if the health care law is upheld. Laws, who lives in Leesburg, Va., runs a small business that cleans and maintains commercial buildings. She hopes her income will climb to about $60,000 by 2014, which would be too high for tax credit help. A plan that offers more than just basic protection against big medical expens es could cost as much as $10,000 annually for Laws. She could find less exten sive coverage for a lower premium, but that may only save about $1,000. Laws, 58, figures that shell remain uninsured if she cant find an affordable coverage option that fits a monthly budget already crammed with payments of $1,203 for rent $530 toward her car. Its a scary prospect for me, she says. 8A LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 8AHealth Accepting New Patients Medicare, Blue Cross and most insurance plans accepted, worker compensation Specializing in adult medical care including: Primary Care High Blood Pressure Heart Disease Lung Disease Gastrointestinal High Cholesterol Diabetes Headache Evaluation and Treatment Arthritis Low Back Problems Evaluation and Treatment Optifast Weight Loss System Full Dizziness, vertigo and balance diagnosis and treatment Womens Health Accepting New Patients SOUTHERN INTERNAL MEDICINE Located in the Lake City Mediplex Building 404 N.W. Hall of Fame Drive, Lake City, FL Visit our website at www.SouthernInternalMedicineLC.com 386-719-2540 Allison B. Baris, ARNP Stephanie K. Finnell, ARNP Lori Belote, ARNP New Patients New Patients INTERNAL MEDICINE Dr. Guy S. Strauss, D.O.,F.A.C.O.I FREE TO THE PUBLIC: Informational Lecture on the eye condition: Macular Degeneration TO DAY Thursday, June 21 | 5:30 pm [after hours] 1615 SW Main Blvd | Lake City, Florida 32025 386-755-2785 Ophthalmologist Dr. Karl Bodendorfer is pleased to be Presenter at this months Public Service Eye Care Lecture, and to answer questions on this Lecture topic. Please encourage friends and family members that have interest in this topic to attend this free lecture. Dr. Karl Bodendorfer HEALTH: After the ruling Continued From Page 7A Angela Laws, 58, runs a small business that cleans and maintains commercial buildings and figures that shell remain uninsured if she cant find an affordable coverage option that fits a monthly budget already crammed with payments of ASSOCIATED PRESS
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, June 21, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org Buy 1 Get 1 Free Deals! Prices in effect thru 7/31/12 12 Pack Cans 2/ $ 6.99 OR one at Regular Retail Dairy Milk $ 3.79 Gal. Size. Kelloggs or General Mills Cereal Assorted 2 Boxes For $ 7 Performance Triple Threat & Harvest Brand Candy Bars Regular Size. Includes Crunch, Butternger & Baby Ruth Candy Regular Size Sweetarts Spree Nerds Laffy Taffy Play starts at 9 a.m. in Babe Ruth tourney. Barber selected among nations elite by PING. District games begin today From staff reports The Florida Babe Ruth Baseball District 6 competition in four age groups begins today at Southside Sports Complex. Age groups include 15-under, 12-under, 10-under and 9-under. The tournament is composed of teams from North Central Florida and winners of the doubleelimination district tournaments will advance to state. Admission will not be charged but there will be a concession stand. Fort White begins play at 9 a.m. while Lake Citys first games begin at 10:45 a.m. with the latest game at 4:30 p.m. More than 30 teams will compete. Todays opening rounds in each age group follow. 15-under 9 a.m. Suwannee vs. Hamilton County; 11:30 a.m. Jefferson County vs. Lafayette County; 2 p.m. Fort White vs. Suwannee/Hamilton County winner; 4:30 p.m. Lake City vs. Wakulla; American 12-under (Field 1) 9 a.m. Fort White vs. Wakulla; 10:45 a.m. Lake City vs. Jefferson County; 12:30 p.m. Hamilton County vs. Fort White/ Wakulla winner; 2:15 p.m. Branford vs. Lake City/Jefferson County winner; National 12-under (Field 2) 9 a.m. Union County vs. Suwannee Valley; 10:45 a.m. Madison County vs. Taylor County; 12:30 p.m. Lafayette County vs. Union County/Suwannee Valley winner; American 10-under (Field 3) 9 a.m. Fort White vs. Suwannee Valley; 10:45 a.m. Lake City vs. Madison County; 12:30 p.m. Taylor County vs. Fort White/Suwannee Valley winner; 2:15 p.m. Wakulla vs. Lake City/Madison County winner; National 10-under (Field 4) 9 a.m. Union County vs. Branford; 10:45 a.m. Hamilton County vs. Lafayette County; 12:30 p.m. Suwannee vs. Union County/Branford winner. All-American honor By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com What better way to cap off a career than to be named among the best in your sport. Lake City native Blayne Barber capped off his career at Auburn University with a Division I PING First-Team AllAmerican season for the first time in his career. Barber was named to the group by the Golf Coaches Association of America after the stroke-play portion of the NCAA Championship. Being named an All-American is nothing new for Barber. He was named second-team All-American as both a freshman and a sophomore. His first year was played at the University of Central Florida before transferring to the Tigers with head coach Nick Clinard a move Barber called the best of his career. In his second sea son with the Tigers, Barber broke the Auburn 36-year-old single-season stroke average by record ing a 70.76 for the year. That record broke the old mark of Buddy Gardners at 70.90 in 1976. But that wasnt the only record for Barber. The junior also set the Tigers career stroke aver age record with 70.83 for two seasons. The old record was set by Lee Williams from 2000-2005 with a 72.38 mark. Barber finished with seven top-5 finishes this year and finished in the top-20 10 times this season. Barber led the Tigers in rounds counted (.939), rounds at par or better (21), sub-par rounds (16) and rounds in the 60s (11). Barber currently ranks No. 8 in the Golfweek/ Sagarin Rankings for amateur golfers. His best finishes last year came at the E-Z-Go Schenkel Invitational and the Hootie at Bulls Bay. Both finishes were second place. Barber is Auburns fourth first-team All-American in the schools history. He is the first PING First-Team All-American in Lake Citys history. Photo courtesy of Auburn Athletics Lake City native Blayne Barber tees off during the NCAA Division I Championship earlier this year. Barber was selected as a first-team All-American at Auburn this season. Heat on brink of NBA Championship Associated Press MIAMI LeBron James has never been here before. Hes been in nearly every imaginable situation everything over his nine seasons marked by three MVP awards, three trips to the NBA Finals with two teams and one decision that changed everything. And now this: For the first time, hes one win from a championship. I have a job to do, James said Wednesday. And my job is not done. The job may get done tonight, when the Miami Heat up 3-1 in this title series host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the finals. Even after leaving Game 4 late with a cramp, James is on the cusp of finally becom ing a champ. He was swept in his first finals trip in 2007, then he and the Heat fell in the 2011 title series in six games. After countless ups and downs, the 804th game of his career may be the one that ends his title quest. I have no idea what Ill say before we go out there, said James, who got treat ment against Wednesday but said soreness that fol lowed the cramps in his left leg was easing. It kind of just comes to me when Im getting ready to go out there and stand on the floor. But hopefully what ever I say will inspire our guys to go out and give a good show. James joined the Heat in 2010 after Miami con vinced him that he would have enough help to win a championship more spe cifically, that he wouldnt have to carry the load by himself, like he did so many times in Cleveland over his first seven sea sons. The Heat were keep ing Dwyane Wade, adding Chris Bosh and filling out the roster with a mix that would be best described as unconventional. If that axiom more options are better actu ally needed to be proven, it was done in Game 4. James could not finish the game, though he returned after the first wave of cramps hit and delivered a key 3-point er. With James watching the final minute, Wade and Mario Chalmers helped close out the Thunder, Miami winning 104-98 to move one win away from the franchises second championship. History not on Thunders side MIAMI Down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, history says the Oklahoma City Thunder arent coming back. Nobody have ever ral lied from that deficit in the NBA Finals. Then again, few have erased a 2-0 defi cit in any playoff series, and the Thunder did that just one round ago when they charged past the San Antonio Spurs. So dont write off the Thunder just yet. Kevin Durant says they are going to keep fighting to the end, starting with Game 5 tonight against the Miami Heat. If the Thunder win, they would get the series back to Oklahoma City, where they are 9-1 this postseason. Harden expected to play with bruised hand MIAMI Oklahoma City reserve James Harden has a bruised left hand but is expected to play tonight in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Harden was hurt during the Thunders 104-98 loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday. A Thunder spokesman says Harden took part in some of Wednesdays practice, but also iced his hand and sat out a portion. The Sixth Man of the Years struggles have helped the Heat build a 3-1 lead. Harden has shot 2 of 10 in both games in Miami, falling to 13 for 37 (35 percent) in the series. He is averaging 10.8 points, six points below his regular-season average. Thunder vow to keep fighting in Finals series.
TELEVISIONTV sports Today COLLEGE BASEBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 World Series, game 11, Arizona vs. Florida State, at Omaha, Neb. 9 p.m. ESPN2 World Series, game 12, Arkansas vs. Kent State/South Carolina winner, at Omaha, Neb. DIVING 10 p.m. NBCSN Olympic Trials, synchro finals: womens 3m, mens 10m, at Federal Way, Wash. GOLF 9 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, BMW International Open, first round, at Cologne, Germany 12:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, Manulife Financial Classic, first round, at Waterloo, Ontario 3 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Travelers Championship, first round, at Cromwell, Conn. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Miami at Boston or Colorado at Philadelphia NBA BASKETBALL 9 p.m. ABC Playoffs, finals, game 5, Oklahoma City at Miami SOCCER 2:30 p.m. ESPN UEFA, Euro 2012, quarterfinal, Czech Republic vs. Portugal, at Warsaw, PolandBASKETBALLNBA Finals Oklahoma City 105, Miami 94Miami 100, Oklahoma City 96Miami 91, Oklahoma City 85 Tuesday Miami 104, Oklahoma City 98, Miami leads series 3-1 Today Oklahoma City at Miami, 9 p.m. Sunday x-Miami at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 x-Miami at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. x-if necessary OKLAHOMA CITY (98) Durant 9-19 9-9 28, Ibaka 2-4 0-0 4, Perkins 2-5 0-0 4, Westbrook 20-32 3-3 43, Sefolosha 2-7 0-0 5, Collison 3-4 0-0 6, Harden 2-10 3-4 8, Fisher 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 40-82 15-16 98.MIAMI (104) James 10-20 5-8 26, Battier 1-4 1-2 4, Bosh 6-12 1-1 13, Chalmers 9-15 4-5 25, Wade 8-19 7-9 25, Miller 0-1 0-0 0, Cole 3-6 0-0 8, Haslem 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 38-79 18-25 104.Oklahoma City 33 16 26 23 98 Miami 19 27 33 25 104 3-Point GoalsOklahoma City 3-16 (Sefolosha 1-3, Harden 1-5, Durant 1-5, Westbrook 0-3), Miami 10-26 (Chalmers 3-9, Wade 2-3, Cole 2-3, Jones 1-2, James 1-4, Battier 1-4, Miller 0-1). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsOklahoma City 43 (Harden 10), Miami 48 (Bosh, James 9). AssistsOklahoma City 13 (Westbrook 5), Miami 19 (James 12). Total FoulsOklahoma City 20, Miami 18. A20,003 (19,600).WNBA schedule Tuesdays Games New York 73, Atlanta 60Connecticut 88, Indiana 85, OT Wednesdays Games Washington at Phoenix (n)Tulsa at Los Angeles (n) Todays Games Connecticut at Indiana, 7 p.m.New York at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Fridays Game San Antonio at Seattle, 10 p.m. BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 41 27 .603 Baltimore 39 29 .574 2Tampa Bay 38 29 .567 2 12 Boston 34 33 .507 6 12 Toronto 35 34 .507 6 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 35 32 .522 Chicago 35 33 .515 12 Detroit 33 34 .493 2 Kansas City 31 36 .463 4 Minnesota 26 40 .394 8 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 42 27 .609 Los Angeles 37 32 .536 5 Oakland 32 36 .471 9 12 Seattle 30 40 .429 12 12 NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 38 27 .585 New York 37 32 .536 3 Atlanta 37 32 .536 3 Miami 33 34 .493 6 Philadelphia 32 37 .464 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 38 29 .567 Pittsburgh 35 31 .530 2 12 St. Louis 34 34 .500 4 12 Milwaukee 32 37 .464 7Houston 28 41 .406 11 Chicago 24 44 .353 14 12 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 42 26 .618 San Francisco 38 31 .551 4 12 Arizona 33 35 .485 9 Colorado 25 41 .379 16 San Diego 24 45 .348 18 12 Tuesdays Game Philadelphia 7, Colorado 2 Wednesdays Game Colorado at Philadelphia (n) Todays Game Colorado (Francis 0-1) at Philadelphia (Worley 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Fridays Game Chicago Cubs at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Interleague play Tuesdays Games Atlanta 4, N.Y. Yankees 3Cleveland 3, Cincinnati 2, 10 inningsPittsburgh 7, Minnesota 2 Detroit 6, St. Louis 3Tampa Bay 5, Washington 4N.Y. Mets 5, Baltimore 0Boston 7, Miami 5Kansas City 2, Houston 0Chicago Cubs 2, Chicago White Sox 1Toronto 10, Milwaukee 9Seattle 12, Arizona 9, 10 inningsOakland 3, L.A. Dodgers 0L.A. Angels 12, San Francisco 5Texas 7, San Diego 3 Wednesdays Games Atlanta 10, N.Y. Yankees 5Kansas City 2, Houston 1Milwaukee 8, Toronto 3Arizona 14, Seattle 10Texas at San Diego (n)Cincinnati at Cleveland (n)Minnesota at Pittsburgh (n)St. Louis at Detroit (n)Tampa Bay at Washington (n)Baltimore at N.Y. Mets (n)Miami at Boston (n)Chicago Cubs at Chi. White Sox (n)L.A. Dodgers at Oakland (n)San Francisco at L.A. Angels (n) Todays Games St. Louis (Lohse 6-2) at Detroit (Turner 0-0), 1:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-3) at Oakland (Blackley 1-2), 3:35 p.m. Minnesota (Hendriks 0-3) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 5-3), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (M.Moore 4-5) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 8-3), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Zambrano 4-5) at Boston (Matsuzaka 0-2), 7:10 p.m. Fridays Games Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Washington at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Atlanta at Boston, 7:10 p.m.Minnesota at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.Toronto at Miami, 7:10 p.m.Cleveland at Houston, 8:05 p.m.Colorado at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Milwaukee at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. St. Louis at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.San Francisco at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.Seattle at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. College World Series At TD Ameritrade Park OmahaOmaha, Neb. Tuesday Florida State 4, UCLA 1, UCLA eliminated Wednesday Game 10 Kent State vs. South Carolina (n) Today Game 11 Arizona (45-17) vs. Florida State (50-16), 5 p.m. Game 12 Arkansas (46-20) vs. Game 10 winner, 9 p.m. Friday (x-if necessary) x-Game 13 Game 6 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 5 p.m. x-Game 14 Game 8 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 9 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR TOYOTA/SAVE MART 350 Site: Sonoma, Calif.Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 3-4:30 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 11 p.m.1 a.m.); Saturday, practice (Speed, 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.); Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (TNT, 2-6:30 p.m.). Track: Infineon Raceway (road course, 1.99 miles). Race distance: 218.9 miles, 110 laps.Next race: Quaker State 400, June 30, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Ky. Online: http:// www.nascar.com NATIONWIDE SARGENTO 200 Site: Elkhart Lake, Wis.Schedule: Friday, practice; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 10-11:30 a.m.), race, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN, 3-7 p.m.) Track: Road America (road course, 4.048 miles). Race distance: 202.4 miles, 50 laps.Next race: Feed the Children 300, June 29, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Ky. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: UNOH 225, June 28, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Ky. INDYCAR IOWA CORN INDY 250 Site: Newton, Iowa.Schedule: Friday, practice, qualifying heat races (NBC Sports Network, Saturday, 7:30-8:15 p.m.); Saturday, race, 9 p.m. (NBC Sports Network, 9:15 p.m.-midnight). Track: Iowa Speedway (oval, 0.875 miles). Race distance: 218.75 miles, 250 laps.Next race: Honda Indy Toronto, July 8, Streets of Toronto, Toronto. Online: http:// www.indycar.com FORMULA ONE EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX Site: Valencia, Spain.Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 8-9:30 a.m.; Saturday, practice, qualifying (Speed, 8-9:30 a.m.); Sunday, race, 8 a.m. (Fox, noon-2 p.m.). Track: Valencia Street Circuit (road course, 3.367 miles) Race distance: 191.93 miles, 57 laps.Next race: British Grand Prix, July 8, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, England. Online: http:// www.formula1.com NHRA FULL THROTTLE Next race: Route 66 NHRA Nationals, June 28-July 1, Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Ill. Online: http:// www.nhra.com OTHER RACES ARCA RACING SERIES: Herrs Chase the Taste 200, Sunday, Winchester Speedway, Winchester, Ind. Online: http://www.arcaracing.com GRAND-AM ROLEX SPORTS CAR SERIES: Rolex 250, Saturday (Speed, noon-2:30 p.m.), Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis. 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DEAR ABBY: Over the years you have published letters about the hard work done by wives who stayed at home and advised that husbands should share some of the load. I am a male. When I was married I got up with the kids, made breakfast, packed their lunches, cleaned the kitchen and left for work. I did 90 per-cent of the grocery shop-ping and prepared dinner four or five nights a week. On weekends, I cut the grass, trimmed shrubs and repaired whatever needed fixing. I took care of the cars and found time to have fun with the kids. My wife liked late-night TV and was too tired to get up in the morning. She also loved the morning talk shows and shopping. She did laundry, but I paid for a cleaning lady because vacuuming hurt her back. When I resisted her controlling ways, she would become violent. She was jealous, dependent, pos-sessive and angry. After 29 years, Id had enough. She got the house, the money, the anger and the dog. And me? I got the happiness! -FREE MAN IN FLORIDA DEAR FREE MAN: It is no longer shocking to hear about long mar-riages being dissolved. In your case, while the financial penalty may be sizable, it appears to have been worth it. When a relationship becomes one-sided and counseling cant resolve the conflicts, divorce is the answer. Because of the years of domestic abuse you endured, I hope you will consider counseling so your future relationships will not be adversely affect-ed by your long, unhappy marriage. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My daughter, Tammi, is attending college in a neighboring state. When I text or call her, she doesnt respond. I have asked her to please just text me back saying shes OK. She says my texting her once a day is overkill and I should stop doing it so often -once a week is often enough. I feel it is disrespectful of Tammi not to respond to my texts, even with a simple OK or fine. Im willing to compromise and text Tammi every other day or every three days. She is my only child and I want to know that she is well. Am I ask-ing too much? -TAMMIS MOM IN NEW JERSEY DEAR MOM: Tammi may be your only child, but shes a young woman now, and she needs room to grow up and establish some emotional inde-pendence. What youre demanding is an example of helicopter parenting. If you are worried for your daughters safety, ask her to carry a card in her wal-let identifying you as the person to be notified in case of an emergency. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: Would you settle a small disagreement? When we are being seated in a restaurant, my husband thanks the maitre d, the server when he is handed the menu and again when his order is taken. He also thanks the server when his meal arrives at the table, when his iced tea is served, when it is refilled and when the bill is handed to him. As we are on our way out, he again thanks the maitre d or hostess. Isnt this overdoing a good thing? -SUFFERING IN SILENCE DEAR SUFFERING: I dont think so. Your hus-band was taught to verbal-ly express his appreciation when something is done for him. He takes nothing for granted. And that is an admirable trait, not some-thing to complain about. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Avoid anyone mak-ing unrealistic promises. Protect personal informa-tion and keep your emo-tions under control. Get out with old friends, or attend a reunion that will bring back memories. Your love life will take an inter-esting turn. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Invest in something you enjoy. Expand your interests by offering your services for a fee. Working from home will help you stay focused. Greater responsibility and stability can be accomplished. Walk away from anyone who treats you unfairly. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont let friends or rel-atives hinder your produc-tivity. Put the jobs that help pay the bills first. Someone you work with will try to make you look bad. Make sure you do whats expect-ed of you in order to avoid criticism. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont let anyone stand in your way or upset you, disrupting your plans. Make your thoughts known so you can move on without feeling guilty. Dont believe everything you are told, especially if its someone promising the impossible. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Expect to meet with delays or setbacks if you have to deal with government agencies or institutions. Taking care of an older rel-ative or domestic problem should be done quickly, before you jeopardize your position or your reputation. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Set the stage so you can show off your capabili-ties. You may face compe-tition, but if you remain steady and precise, rely on past experience and call in favors, you will overcome any challenge you face. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make a move if it will resolve an issue. Offer your services and refuse to let anyone stand in your way or take over. Do what-ever it takes to be and do your best. A self-improve-ment project will boost your confidence. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You have a chance to learn something valuable. Watch what others do and say. Dont waffle when it comes to discarding things you no longer need. Focus on new ventures and pur-chases. Fixing up your home will improve your productivity. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Initiate changes at home that will make you feel more comfortable or that will enhance a rela-tionship that contributes to your happiness. Dont donate to a cause you know little about. Charity begins at home. Focus on family relationships. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Travel to visit someone you miss, who needs your help or who has something to offer you. Open up about the way you feel and how you want to see a partnership take shape. 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LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 4B CLASSIFIED AD vantageTake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440Lake City Reporter FIND IT SELL IT BUY IT Professional Sales Associates Needed No experience necessary. STRONG desire to succeed needed. Extremely aggressive pay plan. Health and dental insurance available. EOE. Apply in person with Dino or Jeffrey at Rountree-Moore Chevrolet, Cadillac and Nissan 4316 US Hwy 90W Lake City, FL Lawn & Landscape ServiceMOW&TRIM No Contract Required, 20% Senior Discount, Free Estimates Call 386-365-6228 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2012-CA-000100DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANYON BEHALF OF FINANCIALASSETSECURI-TIES CORP., SOUNDVIEWHOME LOAN TRUST2007-WMCI, AS-SETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-WMC1Plaintiff,vs.GARYLAFASO, DECEASED HIS/HER RESPECTIVE UN-KNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVI-SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT; AND THE AFORE-MENTIONED NAMED DEFEND-ANTAND SUCH OF THE AFORE-MENTIONED UNKNOWN DE-FENDANTAND SUCH OF THE UNKNOWN NAMED DEFEND-ANTAS MAYBE INFANTS, IN-COMPETENTS OR OTHERWISE NOTSUI JURIS; et al.Defendant(s)NOTICE OF ACTION-FORECLO-SURE PROCEEDINGSTO: GARYLAFASO, DECEASED HIS/HER RESPECTIVE UN-KNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVI-SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT; AND THE AFORE-MENTIONED UNKNOWN DE-FENDANTAND SUCH OF THE UNKNOWN NAMED DEFEND-ANTAS MAYBE INFANTS, IN-COMPETENTS OR OTHERWISE NOTSUI JURIS,including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lien holders, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defend-ant and such of the aforementionedunknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents, or other-wise not sui juris.YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort-gage on the following described property, to-wit;Situate in the County of Columbia and the State of Florida, to-wit:Township 5 South Range 16 EastSection 1: Apart of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 1, Township 5 South, Range 16 East, more particu-larly described as follows:Commence at the NE corner of said Section 1, and run South along the East line of said Section 1, 1311.66 feet to the North right-of-way line of Quail Road; thence run South 883450 West along said North right-of-way line, 720.35 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 883450 West along said North right-of-way line, 140.22 feet, thence North 375.51 feet; thence North 883450 E, 140.22 feet; thence South 375.51 feet to the point of beginning.More commonly known as 433 Southwest Finley Little Lane, Lake City, FL32024This action has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on Plaintiffs attorney, Welt-man, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, whose address is 550 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 550, Fort Lauder-dale, FL33309, on or before 30 days after date of first publication, which is 6/25/12, and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Com-plaint.Witness my hand and seal of this Court on the 1st day of June, 2012.If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in or-der to participate in a court proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assis-tance Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding should contact the ADACo-ordinator, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance or immediately upon re-ceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.P. DeWitt Cason, ClerkColumbia County, FloridaB. ScippioDeputy ClerkWeltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPAAttorney for Plaintiff550 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 550Fort Lauderdale, FL33309Telephone: 954-740-5200Facsimile: 954-840-529005533091June 14, 21, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 09-617-CACAPITALCITYBANKPlaintiff,vs.THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND E. PLATT, DECEASED; THE UN-KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIE-NORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTRAYMOND E. PLATT, DECEASED; RAYMOND E PLATT, II; KENNETH P. PLATT; MELINASEALEY; VICKI WHITE; TAJUANAWHITE; RE-NDAOWENS; JACKIE BARNES; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S),Defendants,NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45 LegalNOTICE is given pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 31, 2012, in Case No. 09-617-CA, of the Circuit Court of the Third Judi-cial Circuit, in and for Columbia County, Florida, in which CAPITALCITYBANK is the Plaintiff and THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND E. PLATT, DECEASED; THE UN-KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIE-NORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTRAYMOND E. PLATT, DECEASED; RAYMOND E. PLATT, II; KENNETH P. PLATT; MELINASEALEY; VICKI WHITE; TAJUANAWHITE; RE-NDAOWENS; JACKIE BARNES; and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Her-nando Avenue, Lake City, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on 7/18/2012, the property set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure and more particularly described as follows:LOT101, Hi-Dri Acres, Unit 2, ac-cording to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 9 and 9A, Public Records of Columbia County, Florida, LESS AND EX-CEPTthe North 150 feet thereof.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.Dated 6/5/12P.DEWITTCASONClerk of the Circuit CourtBY: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkGarvin B Bowden, Esq.Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, BowdenBush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A.1300 Thomaswood DriveTallahassee, Florida 3230805533111June 14, 21, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase #: 2010-CA-000448BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P.Plaintiff-vs-Daniel D. Shaheen and Katherine E. Shaheen a/k/a Katherine Shaheen; Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure date 5/15/12, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000448 of the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judi-cial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plaintiff and Daniel D. Shaheen and Katherine E. Shaheen a/k/a Ka-therine Shaheen are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bid-der for cash ATTHE WESTFRONTDOOR OF THE COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AT11:00 A.M. on 6/27/12, the follow-ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-EASTCORNER OF SECTION 2. TOWNSHIP5 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 43 SEC-ONDS EASTALONG THE EASTLINE OF SECTION 2, DISTANCE 2652.09 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST83.48 FEETTO THE POINTON THE WESTRIGHTOF WAYLINE OF THE WALTER LITTLE ROAD, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EASTALONG SAID RIGHTOF WAY159.65 FEETFOR APOINTOF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTIN-UE NORTH 00 DEGREES 56 MI-NUTES 08 SECONDS EAST157.60 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 40 SEC-ONDS WEST254.22 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 57 SECONDS EAST, 157.52 FEETTHENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 40 SEC-ONDS EAST251.00 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.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 ADACoor-dinator; 173 Northeast Hernando Street, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32056; (386) 719-7576 at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon re-ceiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.P.DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTColumbia County, FloridaB. ScippioSubmitted By: ATTORNEYFOR PLAINTIFF:SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP05532742June 14, 21, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDAJUVENILE DIVISIONIN THE INTERESTOF:CASE NO. 2010-68-DPJ. C. DOB:12/12/2006C.C.DOB:12/3/2007I. C.DOB:12/29/2009C.G.DOB:2/17/2011MINOR CHILDREN.SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF AD-VISORYHEARING FOR TERMI-NATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIPSTATE OF FLORIDA:TO: Jesus Cantu(address unknown)WHEREAS a Petition for Termina-tion of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in this Court regarding the above-referenced child(ren), a copy of which is on file with the Clerk of the Court,YOU ARE HEREBYCOMMAND-ED TO APPEAR before the Honora-ble E. Vernon Douglas, Circuit Judge, at the Columbia County Courthouse, Lake City, Florida, on AUGUST 8, 2012, A T 10:20 A.M. for a Termination of Parental Rights Advisory Hearing.YOU MUSTAPPEAR ON THE DATE AND ATTHE TIME SPECI-FIED HEREIN.******FAILURE TO PERSONAL-LYAPPEAR ATTHIS ADVISORYHEARING CONSTITUTES CON-SENTTO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS TO THIS CHILD (OR CHILDREN). IF YOU FAILTO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAYLOSE ALLLEGALRIGHTS TOTHE CHILD (OR CHILDREN) NAMED IN THE PETITION ON FILE WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT******WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court at Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, on the 15th day of June 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of Circuit Court(SEAL)By: Trish BrewingtonDeputy ClerkTracy L. Sorcek, Esq.Florida Bar No. 46860Childrens Legal Services1389 West US Highway 90, Suite 110Lake City, FL32055(386) 758-1437Special Accommodations In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any ac-commodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, Telephone (386) 758-2163, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or imme-diately upon receiving this notifica-tion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired or voice impaired, call 711. 05533288June 21, 28, 2012July 5, 12, 2012 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE N, 12-2010-CA-000465WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORT-GAGE, INC. F/K/ANORWESTMORTGAGE, INC.Plaintiff,v.ERICAL. SHAW; UNKNOWN TENANT1; COLUMBIACOUN-TY, APOLITICALSUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; FLORIDAHOUSING FINANCE CORPORATIONDefendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment dated May 31, 2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, described as:LOT7, BLOCK C, QUAILRIDGE ESTATE UNIT1, ASUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 69 & 69A, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS F CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.a/k/a 2079 SWFALLON LANE, LAKE CITY, FL32025-1315at public sale on July 18, 2012, to the highest bidder for cash, in the court-house located at the Columbia Coun-ty Courthouse, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes, us-ing the following method:At the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055, beginning at 11:00 a.m., on the prescribed date.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated at the Lake City, Florida, this 4th day of June, 2012.NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DIS-ABILITIES: IF YOU ARE APER-SON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNO COSTTO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACTNANCYNYDAM ATROOM 205, COLUMBIACOUN-TYCOURTHOUSE, P.O. BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL32056, (904) 758-2163; SUNCOM 839-2163, WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPTOF THIS NO-TICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL(904) 758-2139.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05533110June 14, 21, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.CASE NO.: 12-169CAJOHN MICHAELLEE, as Trustee of JCM LAND TRUSTAGREE-MENTPlaintiff,vs.TONYTAYLOR, IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD, HIS RESPECTIVE UN-KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-SEES, LEGATEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, OR TRUSTEES; AND ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN TEN-ANT(S),Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: TONYTAYLORLASTKNOWN ADDRESSES:100 Singletary CircleApartment 27Immokalee, Florida 34142and810 SE St. Johns StreetLake City, Florida 32025AND to all UNKNOWN DEFEND-ANTS listed in the caption above, whose identities and whereabouts are unknownYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a Note and Mortgage on the following described property:Begin at the POINTOF INTERSEC-TION of the East line of Ermine Street and the South line of East St. Johns Street and run thence S 8846E, along the South line of said East St. Johns Street 89 feet; thence S 7 33W, 101.29 feet; thence N 88 46W,89 feet to the East line of said Ermine Street; thence N 7 33E along the East line of said Ermine Street 101.21 feet more or less to the POINTOF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPTthe South 15 feet thereof. All lying and being in Sec-tion 33, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, Columbia County, Florida.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Ed-die M. Anderson, Plaintiffs attor-ney, whose address is Post Office Box 1179, Lake City, Florida 32056-1179, no later than thirty (30) days after the first publication of this no-tice, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or im-mediately thereafter; otherwise, a de-fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. There may be money owed to you after a foreclosure sale. You may contact the clerk of the court at (386) 758-1031 for information on what you need to do to get the money. You do not need to hire an attorney or other representative to get this money.DATED ON June 13, 2012p. DEWITTCASONClerk of the CourtBy: B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk02500278June 21, 28, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-71-CAFIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the Unit-ed States of America, f/k/a FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,vs.LAWRENCE R. COLLINS and KA-REN R. COLLINS a/k/a KAREN ROBERTS COLLINS, and STATE OF FLORIDA, ETAL,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE is hereby given that P.Dewitt Cason, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, will on the 18th day of July, 2012, at 11:00 am at the Columbia County Courthouse, Courtroom 1, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, in the City of Lake City, Florida offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the follow-ing described property situated in Columbia County, Florida, to-wit;Lot 28, Emerald Forest Phase 2, a subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 77 of the public records of Columbia County, FLPursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pend-ing in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 12-71-CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date f the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 7th day of June, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaB. ScippioBy: Deputy Clerk05533147JUNE 14, 21, 2012 NOTICE OFSALENotice is hereby given that on July 06, 2012 at 9:00 am at Mini-Storage & Record Storage of Lake City, 442 SWSaint Margaret Street, Lake City, FL32025; will sell at public sale by competitive bidding, the per-sonal property heretofore stored with the undersigned:T-22 Kimberly Thomas U-06 Miguel MiguelK-25 Marcella JacobsU-07 Tammi HargetH-10 Jessicka ParrotV-19 Sabrina Turner BB-15 Austin Schlimmer W-22 Mary StewartM-6 Charles Reames LegalM-14 Stephen Anderson E-19 Nathan RainboltT-26 Gregory Baker Jr. CC-5 Courtney KeithK-14 Kevin R BringmanM-2 Susan LivingstonF-2 Carla JohnsonEE-14 Amanda Dunn S-3 Brandy Newkirk 05533317June 21, 28, 2012 REQUESTFORREALESTATE PROPOSALEVENTCENTER2012-LThe Columbia County Board of Commissioners (Board) is requesting proposals for real estate which may be used as and Event Center site. The site will require a minimum of 200 acres. Additional project and site re-quirements can be downloaded at the following web site: http://www .columbiacountyfla.com/PurchasingBids.asp Deadline for receipt of submittals in response to this Request is July 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Proposals should be mailed to Columbia County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 1529, Lake City Fl 32056-1529, or hand delivered to: 135 NE Hernando Ave. Suite 203, Lake City, FL32055. Submissions by fax or other electronic media will not be accepted under any circumstances. Late sub-missions will not be accepted, but will be returned unopened to the sender at the senders expense.The Board reserves the right to ac-cept or reject any and /or all submis-sions, to approve or reject any sub-contractors, and to waive any techni-calities or informalities, as deter-mined to be in the best interest of Board.Scarlet FrisinaChair6/21-6/28BCC05533331June 21, 28, 2012 020Lost & Found DOG FOUND possible Blue Heller, Male, black and white. Found off Hwy 90 and Baya Ave. Contact 386-965-2526 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. 12 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Draper Farms LLC Hopkinsville, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Nursery Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 12/15/2012. 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 KY0455284. FULLTIME LPNS NEEDED Do you have a positive attitude? Do you have a Great leadership skill? Love for the elderly? Then we have the job for you.... Experienced preferred. 7a-7p Day shift and 7p-7a Night Shift Excellent Benefits Apply In Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak. FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F 100Job Opportunities05533214Marketing 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 05533292EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for the part-time (16 hrs weekly) position of Veterans Service Officer. Primary responsibility: Specialized administrative work counseling, advising & assisting veterans, widows & their dependents in claims with the Veterans Administration or other Federal, State or County agencies to secure benefits to which they may be entitled. Min. requirements: Two (2) year degree from an accredited university, college or community college or a high school degree or equivalency diploma and four (4) years of administrative experience. Applicants must qualify under Section 292.11, F.S. and be certified by the Department of VeteransAffairs. Valid FLdrivers license required. Columbia County residency required with six months of hire. Salary is $14.75 per hour plus limited benefits. Successful applicant must pass preemployment physical, drug screening, and criminal history background check. Applications may be obtained at the Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando, Suite 203, Lake City, FL32055, or online at www.columbiacountyfla.com. (386)7192025, TDD (386)758-2139. Application deadline: 07/06/2012. AA/EEO/ADA/VPEmployer. 5 Temporary Farm Workers Needed. Employer: D and S Farms LLC Lexington, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, Row Crop, & Greenhouse/Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/05/2012 02/28/2013. 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 KY0456019. 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 PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 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 Opportunities05533289Human Resour ces Coordinator Individual to manage human resource functions in a fast paced organization with 150 employees. Functions: Administration, Employment / Recruitment, Orientation / Training / Professional Development, Benefits, Communications, Compensation, Employee Relations, Employee Assistance, Performance Management. Qualifications: B.S./B.A. preferred in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field; minimum 3-5 years recent human resource related experience; minimum 3 years supervisory experience; knowledge of HR principles and employment law; excellent written/oral communication skills; proficient in Microsoft computer applications Outlook, Word and Excel; database management and recordkeeping skills; organizational, detail and time management skills; conflict resolution, mediation and team building skills. All applicants must pass physical & DCF background screenings. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more. Deadline to apply: June 29, 2012, 4:00 p.m. Apply at 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City, FL or Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org g Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2222 EOE 05533290TEACHERS JOINour team of over 100 professional teachers! Want to make a difference in the lives of children? 10 Month Preschool Teacher Positions in Lake City and Ft. White/Branford/Mayo (floater); Child development associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC, ECPC) required. 10 Month Preschool Lead TeacherPositions in Mayo and Lake City; Min. AS degree in early childhood education or related field; 3 years classroom exp. working with preschool children required. 12 Month Infant/Toddler TeacherPositions in Lake City (PT& FT) and Jasper (PT); Child development associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC, ECPC) required. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more. Apply at 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City, FL or Send resume to: email@example.com g Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2225 EOE 6 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Vic Satchwell Sparta, 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 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 KY0455596. 6 TEMPORARY Farm Workers Needed. Employer: JTWFarms LLC Almo, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Hay/Straw, & Row Crop Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 12/15/2012. 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 KY0455497. 6 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Roger Stull Webster, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco, Straw/Hay, & Row Crop Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/03/2012 01/20/2013. 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 KY0455600. C ertified Cell Phone & Computer Repair Technician Needed. Experienced requied. Apply in person Infinity Wireless 272 West Duval Street, Lake City, FL 100Job Opportunities8 TEMPORARYFarm Workers Needed. Employer: Randall E. Hardin Falmouth, KY. Perform all duties of Tobacco Production; including seeding, fertilizing, planting, plowing, weeding, spraying, irrigating, harvesting, & packaging; and general farm maintenance. Employment Dates: 08/01/2012 12/15/2012. 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 KY0455483.05533315OPS ParkAttendant -$8.00 perhour Stephen Foster State Park is accepting applications for an OPS Park Attendant (40 hours/week). This is a non career service position that requires working weekends and holidays. Benefits not provided. Duties include, but are not limited to; performing janitorial duties and housekeeping of the park vacation cabins, restrooms, grounds, assisting with the set up, execution, and break down of multiple special events, and other related duties as required. Positive attitude, attention to detail, and sound work ethics are a must. Candidate must be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. AClass E valid drivers license is required. Applications are available online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com Resumes are not accepted unless accompanied with a State of Florida Employment Application. Submit Application no later than Friday June 29th, 2012 to the following: Michelle Waterman, Assistant Park Manager Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Post Office Drawer G White Springs, Florida 32096 DEPonly hires US Citizens or authorized aliens and is an EEO / ADA/ VPemployer. Section 110.128, F.S. prohibits the employment of any male required to register with Selective Service System under the US Military Selective Service Act. CDL Drivers Wanted, dedicated routes, Target Account, Out of Lake City, FL Call Willie 229-630-0021 CLASS A CDLDrivers. Clean driving record & good health. Serious inquires only. Contact Ashley @ 755-7700 or www.colgrain.com for more info. CPAFIRM seeks full-time Bookkeeper/Accountant. Duties will include general accounting, tax return preparation, and use of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. Minimum qualifications include an associates degree in accounting or equivalent experience in a public accounting firm. Send reply to Box 05089, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 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. TANKER DRIVER Night Position & Part time day position needed, Gasoline & Diesel Fuel Transport Delivery Driver, Tues. Sat., Truck based in Lake City, Florida, Local Deliveries, Health Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation Competitive Pay Structure, Must have two years driver experience, clean MVR, Application available by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax completed applications to Heather at 850-973-3702. Questions call 1-800-226-5434 after 3:00 p.m., Speak to Ronnie. SECRETARY/RECEPTIONIST wanted for CPAfirm. See employment opportunity at www .liveoakcpa.com SERVICE CLERK For equipment dealer Full time Drug free workplace Job descriptionservice scheduling, receptionist, warranties Computer skills and computer maintenance very important..salary based on experience Send resumes to howard@hobotractor .com 100Job OpportunitiesThe 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. 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. 408Furniture 88Floral Sofa In Excellent Condition $200 Call 386-755-0359 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 6/22 & Sat 6/23 10945 S. U.S. Hwy 441 Lots of misc items Must see FRI 6/23& Sat 6/24 8 am 1 pm twin bed, weed trimmer, glider chair, etc. Troy Hts Lynnwood Ave 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. 630Mobile Homes forRentQuiet 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 CHECK 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/1BAAPT. w/garage. West side of town. $650. mo. 386-961-9000 2BR/1BA. Close to town. $565.mo plus deposit. Includes water & sewer. 386-965-2922 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRentColumbia 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 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 805Lots forSale FSBO 1/2 Manufactured home lot. Nice view. Off Turner Rd in Windsor Court. $14,00 OBO 772-286-5457 or 386-965-1680 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 3 ACRES w/ Home, White Springs Area! 3bd/2ba, den w/ fire place, Island Kitchen, owner will finance. Call Kevin 386-344-3975 3 ACRES w/ Home, White Springs Area! 3bd/2ba, den w/ fire place, Island Kitchen, owner will finance. Call Kevin 386-344-3975 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 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. 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call
6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 G. W. HUNTER, INC. 1130 US Hwy 90 W (386) 752-5890 WE NOW HAVE ETHANOL FREE PLUS GASOLINE ONLY AT INTENDED USES: BOATS & WATERCRAFTS COLLECTABLE VEHICLES OFF-ROAD VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES SMALL ENGINES SHANDS Lake City, Live Oak and Starke, Florida Womens Center of Florida ALL MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED INCLUDING MEDICAID & MEDICARE FREE Pregnancy Ultrasound WITH THIS AD* *Insurance billing may occur OBSTRETRICS & GYNECOLOGY PRENATAL CARE & ULTRASOUNDS STDS & HPV TESTING BIRTH CONTROL & INFERTILITY MENOPAUSE & INCONTINENCE WEIGHT LOSS & 4D ULTRASOUNDS $ 70 BOTOX & LASER HAIR REMOVAL $ 70 NO INSURANCE VISITS $ 50 CHANDLER MOHAN, MD EMAD ATTA, MD ANN MARIE FENN, CNM 386-466-1106 SERVICES: OB-GYN www.myobcare.com New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires June 30, 2012 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP Lake City Reporter Traveling with oxygen this summer? Limited on space? Let Baya help. We have the new Invacare oxygen machines. Half the size and half the noise! Baya Medical 755-2277 Traveling with oxygen this summer? Limited on space? T IMELESS M EMORIES 386-466-1888 Add A Splash of Color to Any Room Storage Ottomans $ 42 00 R edwine Apartments Check Out Our (386) 754-1800 ASSOCIATED PRESS Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) of Switzerland defends during the second half at Game 4 of the NBA finals basketball series on Tuesday in Miami. The Heat won 104-98. Heats cavalry rides to LeBrons rescue in time By JIM LITKE Associated Press History is rarely this neat. Weve been browbeating LeBron James for nearly two years, but a few min utes at the end of Game 4 was all it took to prove he knew what he was doing all along. All those Cavs teams that James single-handedly carried into the playoffs couldnt win enough games with him playing his abso lute best. And none of them likely would have won the one the Heat did Tuesday night 104-98 against a tal ented young Oklahoma City squad with James stuck on the sideline fighting a cramp. Yet thats exactly why James fled Cleveland: so he wouldnt have to do all the heavy lifting himself. He was effectively done with nearly 3 minutes left, after breaking a tie with one final cold-blooded 3-point er. He had 26 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds at the time. But unlike in Cleveland, once it became clear somebody else had to lead Miami the rest of the way, there was no shortage of high-priced reinforcements. Dwyane Wade stepping up was no surprise; Mario Chalmers doing the same was only a mild one. He actually thinks hes the best player on this team and thats a gift and a curse, Wade said about Chalmers, who scored 12 of his 25 points in the final quarter. But tonight it was a gift for us because he never gets down on himself, he always believes, Find me, I can make a shot. I can make a play. He was huge for us. James admission that he needed more help than he was getting in Cleveland, that he was willing to fol low on occasion instead of leading all the time, invited most of the derision. James might have modeled him self after Michael Jordan, but The Decision made him seem more like Scottie Pippen, another prince who wound up in possession of a fistful of rings yet was never really cut out to be king. Real kings like Jordan and Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant did and even Tim Duncan dug in their heels and made lesser stars come to them. To his credit, James ego was compact enough to be transported inside a suitcase. Yet Jordan needed Pippen, and John Paxson and Steve Kerr on occasion, to bail him out, too, the way Shane Battier did for James in the first three games of the series and Chalmers did in Game 5. BCS commissioners back to work on playoff plan By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press CHICAGO Mike Slive of the Southeastern Conference wants to come away from the latest BCS meetings with his fellow commissioners ready to pitch a four-team playoff to the university presidents. The leaders of the 11 other major college football leagues and Notre Dames athletic director were back in Chicago on Wednesday for another round of talks about creating two nation al semifinals that would lead to a title game. This is the sixth formal meet ing this year on the future of the Bowl Championship Series, and the second in Chicago in about a week. I expect well continue to make good progress on the four-team play off, Slive said before the meeting started. Wed like to get as far as we need to get to make a comprehensive presenta tion to our presidents next week. Slive told reporters the commissioners dont need to complete every detail of a plan for a new postseason before they break up today, echoing what Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany told reporters earlier. My hope is that we come out with a consen sus on a four-team playoff model and what it looks like, Slive said. The BCS Presidential Oversight Committee meets Tuesday in Washington, but Delany said that, too, is unlikely to be the final stage in this process. I expect direction from the presidents rather than closure, Delany said. Some talk of a so-called plus-one has crept back into the conversations about the future of col lege footballs postseason since the April meetings in Florida, when for the first time the commission ers all acknowledged that a four-team playoff was the way they were headed. The plus-one is different from the current system in that the championship game matchup is set after the major bowl games are played. But there are no semifinals, so its not a four-team playoff, some thing Slive has wanted for years. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott mentioned in May the plus-one was still an option, and the Big Ten presidents said they preferred it over a play off. Ultimately, though, it appears that was more pos turing and positioning than anything else. The goal of these meetings is to work through the details of a playoff plan: where and when the games will be played and how the teams will be selected. The commissioners have been focusing on ways to keep the major bowls involved as sites for the semifinals, either on a rotating basis or by linking conferences to bowls. There has also been debate over how teams are selected, with Slive sup porting a process that sim ply takes the four highest ranked teams in the nation, regardless of conference, and others leaning more toward emphasizing con ference champions. Delany said hes for a hybrid that would allow a team that doesnt win its conference to make the playoffs, but could use a league title as a tiebreaker of sorts to separate closely ranked teams. Im not so sure that the differences in our views are as significant as some people may have written, Slive said.