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CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 3B TODAY IN PEOPLE Cruise, Holmes settle things. COMING WEDNESDAY Local News Roundup. 95 71 Isolated T-Storms WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEW SPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 Pitching in to put things right By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center opened its doors yesterday morning to a handful of residents waiting to register for FEMA assistance. Its been pretty steady, FEMA public information offi-cer Mary Margaret Walker said of the crowd. Eligible residents can apply for FEMA assistance at the center and receive consulta-tion throughout the process by the DRC staff. Grants are available through FEMA for immedi-ate disaster related expenses while the Small Business Administration offers low interest loans for more long-term recovery expenses. Walker said people also come to the center when they feel lost and confused. A lot of people want to talk about what happened, she said. In the 11 Florida counties designated for federal disas-ter assistance, around $5.2 million has been doled out so far. In Columbia County, just over 50 residents have regis-tered for FEMA assistance as of yesterday afternoon. To register, visit the DRC at 484 S.W. Commerce Drive. The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. Registration can also be completed over the phone by calling 1-800-621-3362. Well be here as long as people keep coming, Walker said. County officials were informed yesterday afternoon that the county has been granted Public Assistance by the federal government. Public Assistance provides grant assistance for items FEMAopensits doors to floodvictimsFifty-plus haveapplied thus far for federal aid.Georgia Baptist group helping with cleanup.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comJ oel Vazquez and his family started mov-ing their furniture out of their Branford Highway home over the weekend.Most of it was still wet, and there is at least two feet of water in his back-yard, with traces of mold beginning to show on the interior walls where his home was flooded follow-ing Tropical Storm Debby. However, by Monday afternoon, a huge pile of debris from the home was on the roadside as mem-bers of the Georgia Baptist Convention Disaster Relief team pulled the flooring, drywall as well as water-logged appliances and furniture from the Vazquez household. Vazquez thinks it will take at least six months before he and his family are able to move back into their home. We have to redo the floor, put all the walls back and the insulation, he said. Were going to try to put everything back the way it was or even better. They (Disaster Relief Team members) have been a real big help. We werent expecting this. A crew worked on the Vazquez home Sunday and another crew returned Monday. Me, my wife and the kids really appreciate this weve really been blessed through this dev-astation with help from people from Georgia and Florida because I couldnt do it by myself, Vazquez said. So much as been taken away from us. Its been real hard. My wife and kids have been depressed. Ive been here 11 years in this state and this is the first time weve seen something like this. Mike Tatem, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church pastor, said the church is part of the Florida Baptist Convention, which has disaster relief teams that came in and made assess-ments for some of the local flood damaged homes. Since it was such a wide area of damage, the Florida Baptist Disaster Relief has concentrated their efforts in Live Oak and Starke and the Georgia TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterDouglas Rowland, of Rincon, Ga., (left) and Nat McCalvin, of Tifton, Ga., members of a Georgia Baptist Convention Disaster Relief Team, pull water-logged cabinets out of Jo el Vazquezs home Monday afternoon. FEMA continued on 3A By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comLaw enforcement officials responding to a report of lewd and lascivious behavior on Bascom Norris Drive Saturday were forced to remove the suspect from the scene due to an angry mob of family members. Timothy Keith Chortkoff, 33, 1716 NE 808 St., Old Town was arrest-ed and charged with a sex offense (unnatural and lascivious act) in con-nection with the case, which also involved an 11-year-old girl. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $15,000 bond, according to the sheriffs office website. Lake City Police officer Louis Troiano was called to a Bascom Norris Drive apartment where a woman told Suspect in sex crime confronted by crowd Chortkoff HELPING continued on 3A Photos by HANNAH O. BROWN/ Lake City ReporterABOVE: Cecil Byrd and Chris Craft hang a sign for the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Monday morn-ing. RIGHT: County residents register at FEMAs DRC on the centers first day open. SUSPECT continued on 3AVol. 138, No. 119
NEW YORK Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reached a settlement in their divorce case, put ting an official end to the much-scrutinized romance less than two weeks after Holmes unexpectedly filed for divorce. The case has been settled and the agree ment has been signed, Holmes attorney Jonathan Wolfe said in a statement. Cruises rep Amanda Lundberg confirmed the settlement. An assistant in Wolfes office who would not give her name would not elabo rate on the agreement. We are thrilled for Katie and her family and are excited to watch as she embarks on the next chap ter of her life, the state ment from Holmes attor ney said. We thank Toms counsel for their profes sionalism and diligence that helped bring about this speedy resolution. Cruise, 50, and Holmes, 33, had a romance that ended as it began as tabloid fodder. Earlier Monday, they asked for privacy for their family with 6-year-old daughter Suri. We are committed to working together as par ents to accomplish what is in our daughter Suris best interests. We want to keep matters affecting our fam ily private and express our respect for each others commitment to each of our respective beliefs and support each others roles as parents, read the state ment from Lundberg and Holmes representative Nanci Ryder. The resolution was notably quick, particu larly in Hollywood terms. By way of comparison, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are still negotiating a divorce for an August 2011 marriage that lasted less than three months. A quick settlement indi cates that they were able to agree that theyll both do some co-parenting, said Steve Mindel, a man aging partner in the Los Angeles firm Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt and Klein who has handled bi-coastal divorce cases. Mindel said the next step would be for Holmes or Cruise to file to have their status changed to divorced, but that the actu al financial and child custo dy details wont get filed in court unless theres some later dispute. Hunger Games adds Hoffman LOS ANGELES The Hunger Games has bagged an Academy Award winner. Philip Seymour Hoffman, who earned the best-actor Oscar for 2005s Capote, has joined the cast for part two in the futuristic adventure series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Lionsgate Films announced Monday that Hoffman will play Plutarch Heavensbee, the new head game-maker overseeing an annual televised fight to the death staged by a repressive government in post-apocalyptic North America. Catching Fire takes place a year after the blockbuster The Hunger Games, with game sur vivors Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and Peeta Mellark, played by Josh Hutcherson, hurled into the governments machina tions over the 75th annual games. Judith Ivey joins The Heiress NEW YORK Two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey is returning to two familiar places shes back on Broadway and revisiting an old work. Producers said Monday that former Designing Women star Ivey will join the cast of The Heiress, a play based on the Henry James novel Washington Square, which was made into a 1997 movie starring Ivey and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The play also stars Jessica Chastain, David Strathairn and Downton Abbey star Dane Stevens. It will be directed by play wright and director Moises Kaufman. Preview performances begin Oct. 7 at the Walter Kerr Theatre on 48th Street. n Associated Press CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. 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Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV SEFFNER Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies arrested two men they say used a front-end loader to drive through an ATM at a Bank of America location and steal the machine with cash and deposits inside. Authorities say the men loaded the ATM onto a dump truck early Sunday and took it to a site near Tampa. They abandoned the dump truck and went back to try to break open the ATM. Late in the afternoon deputies got a tip about the stolen ATM. When they arrived at the scene, the men were still trying to break in. Deputies arrested 37year-old Robert L. Suggs and 27-year-old David E. Hall on numerous charges. Authorities say the men caused $1,000 in damage to the machine. Teen claiming insanity in attack FORT LAUDERDALE A Florida teenager is blaming his near-fatal 2010 assault on a girl at a middle school on mental illness triggered by the suicide of his brother a few months earlier. Defense lawyer Russell Williams said as trial opened Monday that 17year-old Wayne Treacy suffered from post-trau matic stress disorder that made him unable to tell right from wrong. Treacy is claiming insanity in the attack on Josie Lou Ratley, who suffered permanent brain injuries. Williams says Treacy became enraged following a text message from Ratley telling him to be with his dead brother. The two had been exchanging series of rude and insulting texts before that. Prosecutors say Treacy deliberately planned the attack and should be held responsible. Treacy faces a potential 50-year prison sentence if convicted of first-degree attempted murder. Teens crash likely did not kill man ST. PETERSBURG Tampa Bay area authori ties say they dont believe a man found dead in a front yard was hit by a 14year-old driver. St. Petersburg police say the teen and a 12-year-old passenger were speeding through a neighborhood early Sunday when the 14year-old lost control and crashed into a utility pole. Police say the vehicle continued sliding until it came to rest in a front yard. The driver and pas senger fled before police arrived, but police say both have been identified. During the investigation, 20-year-old Jeremy Davon Mayers was found uncon scious in the yard near the crash scene and later pro nounced dead at a hospital. Police say his cause of death remains under inves tigation, but a preliminary exanimation didnt reveal any injury suggesting he was hit by a vehicle. Odor in cockpit forces landing WEST PALM BEACH Authorities now say it was an odd odor in the cockpit and not smoke that forced a flight from Puerto Rico to Atlanta to make an emergency landing in South Florida. Delta spokeswoman Sarah Lora says airline officials are still trying to determine what caused the smell Sunday morning on Flight 418. The flight land ed safely at Palm Beach International Airport. Girl recovering from dog attack HOLLYWOOD A South Florida whose face was mauled by a dog at a sleepover has been released from the hospital. Officials tell Miami news station WTVJ that 11-yearold Jacklyn Tucker was released from the hospital Saturday. A Jack Russell terrierEnglish bulldog mix bit Jacklyn while she was stay ing at a friends house in Royal Palm Beach. Man dies after being hit by cars SEMINOLE Authorities say a pedes trian has died after being struck twice as he crossed a road in Pinellas County. The man was cross ing Park Boulevard in Seminole on Sunday when a gray sedan hit him and drove away. Pinellas County Sheriffs depu ties say a second vehicle struck the man, but that driver stayed at the scene. The Tampa Bay Times reports the sedan was missing a headlight and was driven by a man in his 20s or 30s. n Associated Press 2 men haul away ATM, then handcuffs go on Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party, in West Hollywood, Calif. Cruise and Holmes have reached an agreement in their divorce case, according to her attorney. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 3A 3A The following informa tion was provided by local law enforcement agen cies. The following people have been arrested but not convicted. All people are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Saturday, July 7 n Gloria Jean Bailey, 42, 626 NE Davis St., retail theft. n Charles Glen Bonner, 38, 8609 County Road 137, Wellborn, nonmov ing traffic violation. n Kylee Corrine Frazier, 22, 129 SW Joyful Loop, battery. n Jeremiah Wilson Garling, 20, 197 NW Waldo St., dealing in sto len property. n Jessie James Gibson, 29, 650 SE Hugo Lane, drivers license. n Gordon Daniel Jackson, 53, 133 SE Patio Glen, moving traffic viola tion. n Mickel Anthony Johnson, 36, 1162 Center St., driving vehicle while license suspended, can celed or revoked. n Christopher Mikel Jones, 30, 1132 Spruce Road, Fort White, drivers license. n Marcus Octavious Jones, 22, 424 SE Nassau St., possession of mari juana, possession of drug equipment and warrant: Violation of probation. n Aubrey Keith Medaries, 36, 2830 SW Windsong Circle, hold for other reason. n Thomas John Polys, 61, 5500 Haybridge Road, Charlotte, North Carolina, trespassing. n Daniel Joseph Pope, 31, 122 SW Ridgeview Place, traffic offense. n Joel Pernell Shehan, 50, no address given, pos session of marijuana and possession of drug equip ment. n Catherine Jean Summers, 24, 1341 SW Castle Heights Terrace, traffic offense. n Compiled from staff reports. Arrest report Crash claims life of Live Oak man LIVE OAK-A Live Oak man died of injuries suffered in a single vehicle crash Sunday morn ing when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck a tree in Suwannee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. James Keith Daughtry, 49, Live Oak, died in a Gainesville hospital as a result of injuries he suffered the wreck. The crash occurred near midnight Saturday on County Road 137, approximately one mile north of 154th Terrace. According to FHP reports, Daughtry was traveling north on CR 137 in a 2002 Dodge Dakota when he lost control on a left-hand curve, drove onto the grassy shoulder and struck a large tree, After the initial impact, Daughtrys vehicle spun counter clockwise and disengaged from the tree, coming to rest facing northwest. Daughtry was taken to Shands at the University of Florida by helicopter where he died, said FHP. Baptist Convention Disaster Relief has come down to help Columbia County with the devastation that has taken place here, Tatem said. Parkview Baptist Church is hosting the disaster relief teams that have come to help. We always believe churches should be seen positively in the community, we want to give back to our community and we want to be a place that is known as an asset in our community and this is just one way we can reach into our neighborhoods just extend the love of Christ, Tatem said. Duane Lyon, a member of the Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Team, said there are 15 team members on site on around the county. Team members come from a variety of locations in Georgia, including Thomasville, Savannah, Wood Stock, Flowery Branch, Fort Gaines and Tifton. We got into a home and help the homeowner in any way that we can help them, as far as remov ing personal items and damaged items, Lyon said. The homeown er takes out what they want to try to keep and we take the rest and put it out in the street. Then we remove drywall, carpet and any thing that has been wet and then spray the house with bleach so it can be repair or rebuilt. Lyon said the team currently has 17 standing work orders from Columbia County homeowners. He said team representatives have talked on average to 25-30 people each day letting them know what services the team can provide. Many of the homes still have water in them and there is nothing the team can do about them until the water recedes enough to get in to work them, he said. All disaster relief team mem bers are volunteers and Lyon said they will remain in the area as long as there is work to be done and as long as volunteers continue to participate. It was important to do this because I know people need help and Christ wants us to help peo ple, Lyon said. You just receive a blessing knowing you are help ing other people that are in hurt ing states. him her child had been introduced to lewd behav ior by Chortkoff. Troiano spoke to Chortkoff, who was detained and taken to the police station for ques tioning. According to police reports, Chortkoff admitted to wrestling with the child in the living room of the home before taking her into bed room and locking the door behind him. Once there, he began to remove his cloth ing. The child then jumped off the bed, unlocked the door and fled to her moth ers apartment. Chortkoff was arrested and transported to the Columbia County jail. The state Department of Children and Families was notified in reference to the incident. such as debris removal and emergency protective mea sures. Also included are costs for repair, replace ment or restoration pub licly-owned facilities dam aged by the disaster. In addition to Columbia County, other counties covered by the Public Assistance Declaration include Suwannee, Union, Hamilton, Baker, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Dixie, Franklin, Gulf, Hernando, Jefferson, Lafayette, Liberty, Manatee, Nassau, Pasco, Sarasota and Wakulla. Public works director Kevin Kirby reported that the only paved roads that continue to be blocked in areas are state road 247 and Lassie Black Street. Mosquitoes seem to be our biggest issue at this point, Kirby said. The county hopes to have 800 pounds of larvi cide arrive in the beginning of the week. Sheriff Mark Hunter said his officers continue to work extended shifts in order to maintain a good presence in the community throughout the recovery period. The additional resourc es that we have here need to stay with us for at least another week, Hunter said. Suzanne Edwards, chief operating officer of Catholic Charities, report ed that 310,000 pounds of food and water have been distributed since the relief efforts began. Shelter continues to be offered at Richardson Middle School. American Red Cross manager Donna Lee said two people are current ly residing in the shel ter. Once both individu als find other residences, the shelter will be closed. Lee expects the shelter to close within the next few days. Public information offi cer Harvey Campbell said county residents are still advised not to pump septic tanks. For those who have had their wells compromised by flood waters, Campbell recommends buying a $15 test kit from the county Environment Health Department. Instructions on decon taminating well water are also given out at this loca tion. SUSPECT From Page 1A Let us help your business SHINE! 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John Kasak, Agent State Farm Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 NMLS # 382656 FEMA From Page 1A HELPING From Page 1A LIVE OAK Suwannee Farms, an agriculture operation that produces cattle, vegetables, and forage crops in Suwannee County, is dedicated to reducing nutrient losses to the environment while conserving water in the process. The farm is participating in a three-year study to determine the effects of nutrient recycling on its operation. The study is evaluating nutrient imports to the farm such as manure, feed and fertilizer and nutrient exports such as crop products and beef that leave the farm, atmospheric loss, and nutrients that might leach into ground water. Soil, crops, and water are analyzed for nutrient concentra tions all to determine how effi ciently those nutrients are being utilized on the farm and the potential for nutrients to be lost to the environment. The study was initiated in 2009 by the Suwannee River partner ship (SRP) and is being led by the University of Florida /Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). Funding is provided by the Suwannee River Water Management District (District), UF/IFAS, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and Suwannee Farms. Now in its final year, the study will determine the effects of best management practices (BMPs) currently used on the farm and how these practices could expand to improve nutrient man agement. This study is a positive step toward improving nutrient man agement and protecting water quality, said Hugh Thomas, SRP coordinator. It also has the added benefit of conserving water. Once the study is complete, the findings will be used to provide nutrient management recommendations to dairy and other confined-animal opera tions. This research could have farreaching effects, said Thomas. The data will be used to improve BMPs state-wide and possibly around the nation. Thomas said the study is expected to be finalized sometime next year. During a tour of Suwannee Farms on May 22, SRPs Joel Love, kneeling, and UF/IFAS George Hochmuth, second from left, collect leachate water samples while other participants look on. Study to evaluate nutrient recycling on local farm will protect and save water COURTESY
Q Phil Hudgins is senior editor of Community Newspapers Inc. ONE OPINION Employment figures continue to disappoint Remember Mexican victims of Fast and Furious Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, publisher Robert Bridges, editor Sue Brannon, controller Dink NeSmith, president Tom Wood, chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: email@example.com Phil Hudginsphudgins@cninewspapers.com Q The Orange County Register OPINION Tuesday, July 10, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AOPINION T he latest jobless fig-ures are bad news for both candidates, the economy and the American workforce. The unemployment rate for June remained unchanged at 8.2 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday, making it 41 straight months at which its been 8 percent or higher. The labor force grew by 189,000, but the economy cre-ated only 80,000 new jobs; it would have been 84,000, but governments shed 4,000 work-ers. June was the third straight month of weak hiring, an aver-age of only 75,000 a month for the quarter. Its especially disappointing because the year started on such a promising note: 226,000 new jobs a month for the first quarter. Perhaps the jobs market isnt as bad as it seems. Payroll provider ADP says businesses added 176,000 jobs last month, up from 136,000 in May, but in politics and public perception its the Labor Department num-bers that count. President Barack Obama, whose administration predicted a 5.6 percent jobless rate by now when his stimulus bill passed, offered only the weak observation that the June fig-ures were a step in the right direction. If the Federal Reserve forecasts hold, Obama will have to campaign throughout the fall with the jobless rate stuck about where it is now. Republican Mitt Romney called the rate unac-ceptably high and blamed it on Obamas failed policies. But Romney has been unable to gain traction with his self-depiction as a job creator, and his economic program -a grab bag of tax cuts, cheaper energy and getting tough with the Chinese -has been greeted with yawns. The kindly disposed Wall Street Journal says, If anything, he is losing ground. Meanwhile, labor-force participation is hovering around a 30-year low of 63.8 percent, and the underemployment rate -which many believe is a more accurate barometer of the job market -is at 14.9 percent. That number includes workers who arent looking for a job but would like one and part-time workers who would like to work full time. There are potentially disturbing elements on the economic horizon. The European debt crisis could worsen, hurting the market for America exports. Congress could take the coun-try over what the Fed calls the fiscal cliff if its fails to deal with the expiring tax cuts and deep, across-the-board spending cuts that are supposed to kick in automatically on Jan. 2. There were some faint bright spots. The average workweek lengthened slightly and average wages rose slightly, too, staying ahead of inflation. And gasoline prices continued to fall mean-ing those workers who had jobs could get to them more cheaply. T he American peo-ple finally have heard of Brian Terry. He is the best-known victim of Fast and Furious, the Obama administrations de facto conventional-weapons prolifera-tion program. Between November 2009 and January 2011, Team Obama arranged for licensed firearms dealers to sell guns to straw buyers, who transferred them to known violent criminals in Mexico. Among these firearms, two AK-47s were found near Rio Rico, Ariz., where suspected smugglers fatally shot Terry, a 40-year-old former Marine, on Dec. 15, 2010. While Terry epitomizes those whom Fast and Furious has harmed, he is not its sole casualty. In another Obama administration gun-walking escapade, in February 2011 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, members of Los Zetas drug gang ambushed two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. Jaime Zapata, 32, was fatally shot and Victor Avila was wounded. Largely overlooked is this plans calamitous impact on Mexico, its people and U.S.-Mexican relations. Approximately 300 Mexicans have been killed or wounded by Fast and Furious guns, estimates former Mexican attorney gen-eral Victor Humberto Benitez Trevino. Relevant details are scarce. However, at least one case generated enormous headlines -in Mexico. On Oct. 21, 2010, Sinaloa drug cartel members kidnapped Mario Gonzalez, brother of Chihuahua states attorney general at the time, Patricia Gonzalez. That Nov. 5, his tortured body was discov-ered in a shallow grave. Mexican police soon nabbed eight of his suspected kidnappers in a shoot-out. They seized 16 weapons, including two Fast and Furious guns, serial numbers confirm. Fast and Furious guns have befouled at least 200 crime scenes, including murders and abductions. Among them: -Members of La Familia drug gang fired at a Mexican federal police helicopter on May 24, 2011, wounding three officers and forcing an emergency landing in Michoacan, western Mexico. Five days later, four more helicopters attacked La Familia. Gang mem-bers returned fire, striking all four choppers and injuring two more government agents. Police pre-vailed, killing 11 cartel members and arresting 36 -including those suspected of targeting the first chopper. Mexican authorities say La Familia possessed heavy-duty body armor and 70 rifles, includ-ing several Fast and Furious weapons. -Two weapons purchased by Fast and Furious targets were recovered in Sonora July 2010, and to what the Justice Department classifies as a homi-cide/willful kill -gun. -Two Fast and Furious guns were linked to a February 2010 assassination conspiracy against Julian Leyzaola, then police chief in Baja California. -Eleven Fast and Furious firearms were discovered in Atoyac de Alvarez, a city on Mexicos Pacific Coast, after Mexican soldiers saved a kidnap victim in November 2009. Fast and Furious has poisoned the wellspring of public opinion in Mexico as it relates to the coop-eration and engagement with the United States, Mexicos ambas-sador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan, said May 31. The Grassley-Issa report concluded that 1,048 of these weapons remain unaccounted for. Unlike carrier pigeons, these Fast and Furious guns will not fly safely home. Instead, for years to come, they will keep drawing blood in Mexico and points north. Q Deroy Murdock is a columnist with Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. Email deroy.Murdock(at)gmail.com.) M oves in the economy, no matter how minuscule are amplified this presidential election year. The jobs report for June, issued Friday by the Labor Department, was the latest indicator that the economy is sluggish, showing lower-than-expected job growth and a flat unemployment rate. This news typically would not bode well for a president seeking reelection. The unemployment rate, 8.2 percent in June, was unchanged from May and hasnt moved much the first half of the year. Only 80,000 new payroll jobs were added, below projections, and private payroll growth was the weakest it has been in 10 months. Policies, favoring bank consolidation and financial schemes, alternative energy and high technology, and government expansion of health care are hampering jobs creation in core-manufacturing, resources and many service activities, wrote Peter Morici, an economist and professor at the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Those policies encourage more off-shoring, push down wages, pad big bonuses and divi-dends, and skew income toward the wealthiest in Manhattan, the Silicon Valley and other bastions of privilege, Mr. Morici said. We agree. Mr. Morici contends that the countrys unemployment rate is artificially low. If the adult labor-force participation rate were the same today as when Barack Obama became president, unem-ployment would be 11 percent. Steven Stanek, research fellow at the Heartland Institute, said, Businesses dont like to make long-term commitments based on short-term government policies. ... So employment stays weak. If the policies of recent years continue, regardless the winner in November, expect similarly disappointing job reports month after month. A decade or two ago, a longtime friend asked if Id like to join the Andy Griffith Rerun Watchers Fan Club. What do I have to do? I asked. Well, she said, you just watch reruns of The Andy Griffith Show, and youre a member. I like simple requirements like that, but I cant say I really fulfilled them. I didnt watch enough of the reruns to be con-sidered a devotee and a bona fide member. So, as a tribute to Andy Griffith, who died last week at the age of 86, I phoned my friend, Patricia Pat Kerley, a former newspaper columnist, and asked for a comment about Andy. She sent me this answer by e-mail: It pleases me that the man who brought Andy Taylor to life on television lived a long and successful real life himself. I think it would have pleased him to know that his words are quot-ed regularly in our household. From Dont overexpect, said to Gomer before a blind date with Thelma Lous cousin, to Because lifes too short, said to Aunt Bee when she asked him why he hadnt shopped longer for a less expensive freezer, we continue to harvest bits of wis-dom planted inside of us during the many hours we spent with him in Mayberry. Surely Andy would have been pleased. To refresh my memory of the show, I watched a rerun of The Andy Griffith Show just a few minutes ago. I watched two of them, in fact. In the first epi-sode, Sheriff Andy Taylor, Andy Griffiths character, took it upon himself to settle a feud between the Carters and the Wakefields so that a young coupleone a Carter, the other a Wakefieldcould get married. In the other show, the sheriffs feisty, squeaky-voiced dep-uty, Barney Fife (Don Knotts), resigned to protest Andys enforcing a citizens arrest by Gomer Pyle (Jim Nabors) a few minutes after Barney had arrest-ed Gomer for the same offense, making an illegal U turn. As is usually the case, both episodes had happy endings. And that, I think, was one key to the success of The Andy Griffith Show. Sheriff Andy Taylor was a decent man who did decent things to promote happy endings. Those happy endings were a long time ago: 52 years, in fact, since the show first ambled onto television screens in plain black and white. That was back when simple life lessons were wel-come; back when calling a town Mayberry was a compliment; back when humor was clean and honestly funny. But the main reason for the shows success, reviewers agree, was Andy Griffith himself, a man of the South who didnt mind if others got most of the laughs. So, Pat Kerley and other Andy Griffith fans, youre blessed. Andy is gone, but his shows no doubt will be around a long time. Maybe some of the mod-ern purveyors of TV humor will watch and learn something. Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com Deroy Murdockderoy.firstname.lastname@example.org Andy brought clean humor to television Bleary, bleary numbers
Don Edison Bryant Mr. Don Edison Bryant, 82 of Lake City passed away on Fri day, July 6, 2012 at his home. He was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Edi son Joseph and Genevieve Reynolds Bry ant and had been a resident of North Flor ida since 1989 having moved to the area from Margate, FL. Mr. Bry ant graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, attended Kent State University and was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp having served during Korea. He made his career in Law Enforce ment and retired as the Chief of Police in 1989 from the Mar gate Police Dept. in Margate, FL. Mr. Bryant was a member of many organizations includ ing the Margate Lodge #75 Fraternal Order of Police and SASS Single Action Shoot ing Society. In his spare time he enjoyed diving, photography and coaching children in various youth sports. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen A. Bryant, Lake City, one son, Daniel Moutz, Moga dore, OH, two daughters, Terri Siladie (John), Mogadore, OH, and Patricia Anne Bryant, Lake City, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Visitation with the family will be from 6-7:00 PM, one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday evening, July 11, 2012 with funeral services start ing at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Florida National Cem etery in Bushnell with military honors. Arrangements are un der the direction of GUERRY FUNERAL HOME Lake City. Please sign the guestbook at www.guerryfuneralhome.net James B. Carter Mr. James B.Sarge Carter, 81, of Lake City, passed away on Monday July 9, 2012 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida following an extended illness. He was the son of the late King Soloman and Lommie Osteen Carter. Mr. Carter was a native of High Springs, Florida and had been a resident of Lake City since 1968 having moved here from Jack sonville, Florida. Mr. Carter was a member of the 1950 graduat ing class of Fort White High School. He retired from the Owens-Illinois Paper Company after many years of service and had also retired from farming. his farm and spending time with his family, especially his great grandchildren. Mr. Carter was a member of the Church of Je sus Christ of Latter Day Saints Price Creek Ward. He is preced ed in death by his parents King Soloman and Lommie Carter, his brother Allen Henry Carter. Mr. Carter is survived by his wife of 59 years Reba Williams Carter, Three daughters Janice Hill, Anita Milton (John), and Ja mie Graham (Travis) all of Lake City. Two grandchildren Janet Stetz and Brandon Milton, Lake City; Four great-grandchildren Alura and Dalton Graham, Bran son Hill,and Leslie Stetz all of Lake City; One sister Earnestine Busic (Chuck) of Fresno, Cali fornia. Many friends and other family members also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Cart er will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 12, 2012 in the Chapel of the Dees-Par rish Family Funeral Home with Interment will follow in the For est Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation for Mr. Carter will be held for One Hour prior to the funeral service. Arrange ments are under the direc tion of the DEES-P ARRISH F AMIL Y FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, 386-752-1234 please sign the online family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Howard Joseph Ellsperman Howard Joseph Ellsperman 93 went to be with the Lord July 8, 2012 at the VA Hospital Hospice Unit in Lake City, FL. He was born Oc tober 28, 1918 to Martin C. Ellsperman and Flora M. Foeh rer in Terre Haute, Indiana. Howard was preceded in death by Marjorie his precious wife of 33 years and one sister, Joann. Survivors include a sister Laura Hellrung of Alton, Illinois, a step-daughter Mrs. Donald (Su zie) Mong of Lake City, Florida, several neices and nephews. Howard was a graduate of Wiley High School in Terre Haute, Indiana. He served in the Navy during World War II as radarman technician until honorably discharged on Janu ary 2, 1946. He was a member of Hopeful Baptist Church, the American Legion and V.F.W. Arrangements by the National Cremation Society. Services will be private in Fort Myers, FL. Grady William Johnson, Jr. Mr. Grady William Johnson Jr., 77, passed away on July 9, 2012 at Haven Hospice of the Suwannee Val ley following an extended ill ness. A native of Ochlocknee, Georgia, Mr. Johnson had been a resident of Lake City since 1965 having moved here from Thomasville, Georgia. Mr. John son was a veteran of the United States Army. After serving in the military he returned and worked with the V.A. Medical System in both Thomasville, Georgia and Lake City, Florida as a Nurs ing Assistant before retiring in 1986. Mr. Johnson had been a member of the Elks Club and a longtime member of the Ameri can Legion. Mr. Johnson was a member of Falling Creek Chapel and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife of 36 years Carolyn Davis Johnson, Three sons Billy John son (Melinda), Kevin Johnson (Diane), both of Lake City and Troy Johnson (Lee), of Ft. White. Five brothers, Bobby Johnson, of Moultrie, Georgia, Ronnie Johnson, Wayne Johnson, Jerry Johnson, and David Johnson all of Thomasville, Georgia and one sister Joanne Johnson Castle berry of Thomasville. Eleven grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren also survive. Funeral services for Mr. John son will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in the Chapel of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home with Rev. ment will follow in the Falling Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends for One Hour pri ers the family requests that me morial donations be made to the Haven Hospice of the Suwannee Valley, 6037 U.S. Highway 90 West, Lake City, FL 32055. Ar rangements are under the direc tion of the DEES-P ARRISH F AMIL Y FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386)752-1234 please sign our on-line family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Joan Munson A memorial service for Joan Munson, who passed away in the afternoon of June 26, 2012, will be held in the Bethlehem Baptist Church, 2115 SE SR 100, Lake City, at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, July the 12th. William Herbert Register William Herbert Register, age 40, of White Springs, FL. passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Shands Lake Shore Hospital in Lake City, FL. William was a native of White Springs, FL. He was a mainte nance supervisor at Cal-Maine Foods but like most young men in the south his passion was a member of White Springs Con gregational Holiness Church. He is survived by his wife, Karen McGhin Register and one son, Corey Register, both of White Springs, FL.; his par ents, Herbert and Penny Regis ter; three brothers, Brian, Ben and Bear Register, all of White Springs, FL.; one sister, Nikki Kistler of Lacey Washington; his grandmother, Gladys Ruh, Lake City, FL. He is also sur vived by his mother-in-law, Eth el McGhin, White Springs, FL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012 in the chapel of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home in Jasper, FL. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery in White Springs, FL. The family will receive friends between the hours of 5:007:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the funeral home. HARRY T. REID FUNERAL HOME Jasper, FL. is in charge of arrangements.Barbara A. Daugherty Reppert Barbara A. Daugherty Reppert, 72, of Lake City, FL, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Suwannee Valley Care Cen ter (Haven Hospice) after a brief illness. She was born in Atlanta, GA and was the daugh ter of the late Fester Randolph Daugherty and Pauline Mck inny Daugherty. She moved to Lake City in the1950s and had worked with cosmetic sales for many years. She enjoyed trav eling and cooking. She was preceded in death by her hus band, John Reppert, in 2003. Survivors: one son: Mike Krieghauser (Tara), Lake City, FL; four brothers: Junior Daugh erty (Patsy), Jack M. Daugherty (Brenda), Donald Daugherty (Shirley), and Danny Daugherty (Debbie), all of Lake City, FL; one sister: Hazel Sweet, Lake City, FL; four grandchildren: Sean, Brandi, Micah, and Taran; three great grandchildren: Em ily, Avah, and Alivia, a very spe cial devoted friend, Sarah Crews, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. at Gateway-For est Lawn Funeral Home Chapel ciating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gar dens. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, July 10, 2012, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. GA TEW A YFOREST LA WN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL (386-752-1954) is in charge of all arrangements. You may send words of com fort and love to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com. Olan Darrell Witt Mr. Olan Darrell Witt, age 71, of Lake City, Fla. died Sunday, July 8, in the Shands at Univer sity of Florida Hospital, Gaines ville, Fla. following an extended illness. He was raised in the El lisville community of Columbia County and lived in Lake City most of his life. He worked as a salesman of automotive parts for many years an then owned and operated Suwannee Valley Rebuilders of Lake City for 26 years until his death. He was a member of Christ Central Min istries and enjoyed cooking for political rallies and church func tions, also he enjoyed NASCAR preceded in death by his father Ormond Gerald Witt and a broth er Joe Witt. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Byronelle Keen Witt of Lake City, Fla.: Two daughters, Tiffany Witt and Kim Porter and her husband Rusty all of Lake City, Fla.; One son, Olan Witt and his wife Julie of Nash ville, Tenn.; Mother, Margaret Witt of Lake City Fla.; Five grandchildren, Will and Viviana Porter, Nick Porter, Justin Ellis and Jared Ellis, Lauren and Jim Wilburn; Three Great-grand children, Alex Porter, Gabe and Zachary Wilburn: Five Siblings, Gerald Witt, Riley Witt, Lamar Witt, Jeanette Lee and Elaine Reeves all of Lake City, Fla.; Special niece, Sheeley Keen. Fu neral services will be conducted at 1 P.M. Wednesday, July 11, in the Christ Central Ministries with Rev. Lonnie Johns, Pastor, in Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Columbia County, Fla. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, July 10, at Christ Central Minitries. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla. is in charge of arrangements. www.guerryfuneralhome.net Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 5A 5A And So Much More! DINNER 386-330-2825 Mon. -Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 234 SW Main Blvd. 752-5866 For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know Bring your unwanted Gold, Silver & Platinum to someone you can trust Precious metals are seeing record values. Please call me for a private and con dential appointment to sell or trade your unwanted gold, silver and platinum. George R. Ward Downtown Lake City (386) 752-5470 ATTENTION Columbia County Residents We are offering Lic.# CACO58099 (386) 752-0720 or 496-3467 Call Today! FREE Service Call to any Columbia County Resident whos air conditioner was affected by the recent storm and ood waters. No After Hour or Weekend Fees Shaun Anderson 1009 SW Main Blvd. Lake City, FL 32025 (386) 623-9719 email@example.com Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR Submit Community Calendar announcements by mail or drop off at the Reporter office located at 180 E. Duval St., via fax to (386) 752-9400 or e-mail lhampson@ lakecityreporter.com. July 10 Historical society The Columbia County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 at the downtown library. James Montgomery will be the guest speaker. The meeting is free and open to the public. Contact Sean McMahon at 754-4293 for further information. July 11 Alz workshop The Alzheimers Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be presenting a workshop July 11 from 10:30 a.m. to noon enti tled Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters. This pro gram is free of charge and any one who wishes to learn more about Alzheimers disease is welcome. Topics covered will include: the ten most common warning signs of Alzheimers disease, the importance of an early and accurate diagnosis, and working with a medical team. To register for this workshop or for more information, please contact the Alzheimers Association at (800) 272-3900. Master gardeners open house The UF Master Gardeners pro gram will have an open house for fall training Wednesday, July 11 from 10to 11 a.m. at the Columbia County Extension Office at the county fairgrounds. July 17 Pet loss workshop Coping with the Loss of your Pet will be offered to the public on Tuesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd (Lake City Plaza). The workshop, facilitated by Dr. Joy Dias, director of Client Counseling and Support Services Beauty from the Beast A canopy of oaks and other vegetation is mirrored perfectly by the floodwaters of Tropical Storm Debby on June 27. The photograph is proof that some beauty can be found amongst even the worst damage. DUFFY SOTO/ Special to the Reporter CALENDAR continued on 6A
WASHINGTON Facing sag ging jobs numbers, President Barack Obama sought to recast the November election as a fight over tax fairness on Monday, urg ing tax cut extensions for all fami lies earning less than $250,000 but denying them to households making more than that. The presidents pitch was aimed at painting Republican rival Mitt Romney as a protector of the rich at a time of economic unease, as Democrats intensify efforts to raise questions about the Romneys own wealth and offshore bank accounts. Romney supports extend ing the federal tax cuts, first signed by George W. Bush, for all income earners. Obama said if Congress pass es a one-year extension for those making less than $250,000, vot ers can use the November elec tion to decide the fate of the cuts for higher income earners. My opponent will fight to keep them in place. I will fight to end them, said Obama, flanked by a dozen people the White House said would benefit from the tax cut extension. The president has long sup ported ending the Bush-era tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. The White House and the presidents re-election team are reviving his arguments now as a way to suggest that the push by Romney and con gressional Republicans for an across-the-board extension of the tax cuts could put Americas middle class at risk. Lets not hold the vast major ity of Americans and our econ omy hostage while we debate the merits of another tax cut for the wealthy, Obama said at the White House. The presidents sudden focus on the tax fairness debate was also an attempt to change the election subject after yet another lackluster jobs report. New numbers released Friday showed the nations unemploy ment rate stuck at 8.2 percent, giving Romney fresh grounds to attack Obama as unfit to steer the U.S. economy. Romney campaign spokes woman Andrea Saul said the president was responding to the bad economic news by calling for a massive tax increase. It just proves again that the president doesnt have a clue how to get America working again and help the middle class, Saul said. Obama said his proposal was aimed at staving off an end-of-the year stalemate with Congress. But it appeared to have the oppo site effect. Congressional Republicans immediately balked, saying it would be a mistake to raise taxes on anyone while the economy was still struggling to recover. The House GOP plans to make its own push this summer for a full extension of the tax cuts. White House press secretary Jay Carney said Obama would veto such a bill if it landed on his desk. Ahead of Obamas remarks on Monday, White House officials consulted with congressional Democrats to shore up support within the party. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y., a member of his partys Senate leadership, had both pre viously advocated extending the cuts to those who make up to $1 million annually, but on Monday they stood in solidarity with the president. Obama angered many fellow Democrats in 2010 when he signed off on a full extension of the Bush tax cuts, in part to win concessions from Republicans on other legislation. Extending the tax cuts only for households making below $250,000 would save the govern ment about $800 billion over 10 years compared with extending them for everyone. The full cuts cost the government about $4.5 trillion over a decade. Economists worry that acrossthe-board tax increases, along with automatic spending cuts also scheduled to take hold at years end, could be a blow to the shaky U.S. economy. About 2.5 million U.S. house holds had incomes of $250,000 annually or more, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The medi an household income in 2010 was $49,445. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS TUESDAY JULY 10, 2012 6A Longer you stay, Less you pay Monthly Unlimited See store for details. at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine will offer an over view of grief and under standing with a loss of a pet. There is no cost. For information or to register, contact Vicki Myers at 7557714 Ext. 2411 or 866-6420962. The Wings Education Center is a program of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast. July 19 class meeting The CHS Class Of 1972 will have reunion meet ing 7 p.m. July 19 at Beef OBradys. For information contact George H. Hudson Jr. 386-623-2066. July 20 Juggler event The Columbia County Public Library will host Ron Anglin, Juggler Friday, July 20 at 10 a.m. at the Fort White Branch Library and 3 p.m. at the Main Library. July 21 Class of party The Columbia High School class of 1980 will have a 50th birthday party July 21 at 5 p.m. at Ed Higgs place. Cost is $23 per person, which includes a barbecue dinner with two sides and soft drinks. RSVP by July 16 and mail money to Melinda Spradley Pettyjohn, 1811 SW County Rd 242A, Lake City, Fl 32025. For more informa tion call 229-232-1238. July 25 Early Learning Coalition The Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway, Inc. Program Quality Committee Meeting will begin at 9 a.m. July 25 at the Coalition office. The Coalition oversees state and federal funding for all school readiness programs birth to age five for the following coun ties: Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee and Union. Community partici pation is encouraged and welcome. Anyone interested in attending the meeting who has a disability requiring special assistance should contact Stacey Nettles at (386) 752-9770. Ongoing Live Oak Artists Guild The Live Oak Artists Guild, in partnership with the Suwannee River Regional Library, will be representing their annu al fine arts exhibition Autumn Artfest 2012 Sept. 10-21. Applications, with an entry fee of $25 for mem bers and $35 for nonmem bers, must be submitted by Aug. 21. Applications are available at the following locations. The Frame Shop and Gallery, Rainbows End and the Suwannee River Regional Library. Artists can also download and print an application from liveoakartistsguild.org. All artists 18 and older are eli gible and invited to submit an application. Autumn Artfest 2012 awards will be determined by the entries and dona tions received. A minimum of $3,000 will be awarded. Artwork selected for these awards will be exhibited at a special Featured Exhibition at the Suwannee River Regionial Library, Sep. 22-Oct. 5. For more information, call Suzanne Marcil at (386) 362-7308. Small farms conference Interested in becoming part of Floridas small farm community? University of Florida/IFAS Columbia County Extension is partnering to host the Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference, July 27-29 in Kissimmee, FL. The conference will feature Florida farmers, a trade show with suppli ers and resources, farm tours and networking opportunities, live animal exhibits and a Saturday evening social. Early reg istration ends July 9. To register or for more infor mation go towww.confer ence.ifas.ufl.edu/small farms or contact Derek Barber at the Columbia County Extension Office at (386)752-5384. Register for kindergarten Registration for kin dergarten is ongoing in the local area and should be done at the school for which children are zoned. School zoning information is available from any school. The fol lowing items are needed to register a child: birth certificate. immunization record (the schools nurse reviews all records), records of physical exam ination (which must have been completed within a year before school begins), and the childs social security card (if available). Each elementary school is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Class of reunion The Columbia High School class of 1962 is plan ning a reunion this year. Addresses are needed for all classmates. Please send your mailing address to Linda Sue Lee at lslee44@ aol.com or call Linda Hurst Greene at (386) 752-0561. Volunteer driver needed Shands LakeShore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for volunteer golf cart driv ers to transport staff and patients to and from park ing lots and the hospital. Volunteers are asked to work a four-hour shift once per week, but are welcome to work more often. They will receive a shirt and one free meal with each shift. To help call (386)292-8000, exten sion 21216. Volunteer needed United Way of Suwannee Valley is recruiting vol unteers who are willing to be called upon to staff the Columbia County Emergency Operations Centers Information Center during disasters. These volunteers serve as the link between the county emergency man agement offices and the public when the EOC is activated for disasters. Anyone willing to serve in this capacity when needed or can recruit volunteers through your church or civic organization should call Jenn Sawyer, United Way of Suwannee Vallety Long Term Recovery Coordinator, ast 752-5604, Ext. 101. US 90 West Lake City 386-752-9303 CALENDAR From Page 5A President Barack Obama greets event participants after announcing his plan to extend tax cuts for the middle class, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday. Obama seeks to shift election toward tax debate ASSOCIATED PRESS n ASSOCIATED PRESS
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER FLOOD RELIEF TUESDAY JULY 10, 2012 7A 7A 3322 West US HWY 90 | Lake City, FL (386) 755-2502 BACON-WRAPPED SIRLOIN STEAK AND EGGS 2 petite USDA select sirloin steaks wrapped in crispy hickorysmoked bacon. Served with two eggs and golden hash browns. CH EES Y W ESTERN OM ELETTE Made with a blend of shredded cheese, cheese sauce, green peepers, onions and diced ham. Served with 3 buttermilk pancakes or fresh fruit. TO EN TE R: Bring your babys picture along with entry fee ($25.00) to the Lake City Reporter 180 E. Duval Street. Or mail to: Cutest Baby Photo Contest P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Or E-mail your photo and information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line: BABY CONTEST Be sure to include a contact number DEADLI N E: July 11th, 2012 For More Information Please Call Natalie at 754-0401 LAKE CITY REPORTER'S CUTEST BA B Y PHOTO CONTEST 1ST, 2ND and 3RD Place Prizes to be Awarded for Boys & Girls! AGES 0-24 mo. Voting will take place from July 13-July 25, 2012 on the Lake City Reporter facebook page. Like and vote! All pictures will be published along with the winners in the Lake City Reporters July 29, 2012 edition. So show off your child, grandchild, godchild, niece or nephew. S end in the most adorable photograph of your child, up to 24 months of age, and you could win! Robert Woodard Financial Advisor 148 North Marion Ave. Lake City, FL 32055-3915 Bus. 386-752-1215 TF Fax 800-217-2105 TF. 888-752-1215 email@example.com www.edwardjones.com TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Wayne Levy and Friends, a local contemporary jazz and pop group, perform Saturday during the Three Rivers Rain Relief Fundraiser at the Columbia County Fairgrounds banquet hall. TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Ronnie Williams (from left) and Rodney Williamson, The R-Twins, perform during Saturdays benefit fundraiser. TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Dan Morgan (from left) and Paul Mehalko, cook hamburgers and hotdogs for the Three Rivers Rain Relief Fundraiser. TONY BRITT /Lake City Reporter Christa Upshaw (left) tours an America Red Cross emergency response vehicle with American Red Cross volunteer Claudia Boudreaux. TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Bottom, left: Amber Broshar and Melissa Bullard collect donations. Bottom, center: Cindy Thomas (from left) and Teresa Morgan accept a $2,500 check from Mark McRae of Modern Woodmen of America as Dr. Debbie Griffin looks on. Bottom, right: Dr. Debbie Griffin (left) is served by Robin Taylor during the Three Rivers Rain Relief Fundraiser. From staff reports The Three Rivers Rain Relief Fundraiser has raised more than $18,000 for local flood victims impacted by Tropical Storm Debby, according to fundraiser organizers. Teresa Morgan, an event organizer, said the fundraising effort will continue for about another 30 days and dona tions can be me through their web site at: www. gofundme.com/tekso?utm_ source=sendgrid. com&utm_ medium=email&utm_ campaign=Emails Fundraiser update
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RONALD BLUMAssociated PressKANSAS CITY, Mo. Much has changed since the All-Stars last pulled into this town in 1973. Then again, it seems like much of baseball has been turned upside down since the final out of the crazy World Series last October. Five no-hitters, including two perfect games. A four-home run night by Josh Hamilton. Pittsburgh and Washington together in first place for the first time. Philadelphia in the cellar. Cliff Lee winless until his 14th start. Seeing whats going on here, its fun to be a part of it, A.J. Burnett said after improving to 10-2 as the Pirates routed the San Francisco Giants and Tim Lincecum 13-2 Sunday. If the season ended now, the first year of expanded playoffs would open with Baltimore at the Los Angeles Angels for the one-game AL wild card, with the winner hosting the Yankees in the division series opener. The Chicago White Sox would host two-time AL champ Texas in the other best-of-5 series which for one year only starts at the team with the lesser regular-season record. In the NL, Cincinnati would host Atlanta for the wild card, with the win-ner hosting the Nationals a franchise whose only postseason appearance was as the Montreal Expos in 1981. The Pirates, out of the postseason since Francisco Cabreras two-out, two-run hit for Atlanta in 1992, would host the post-Frank McCourt Los Angeles Dodgers. Everybody feels good, and theyre looking for the break, Washington man-ager Davey Johnson said. Theyve battled hard. Weve had a lot of close games. Its a good time for a break. The Angels Mike Trout, one of a record five rookies making the trip to Kauffman Stadium for Tuesday nights game, leads the AL with a .341 average. After spending the start of the season in the minors, hes the first player with 10 homers and 20 steals at the break without having any in April, according to STATS LLC. A game-changer, offensively, defensively, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. The kid has got a lot of talent, a ton. Usually when you see a guy that fast, you dont anticipate him hitting the ball that hard. What hes doing at 20, its really pretty amazing. And at 20, Trouts not even the All-Star baby. That would be 19-year-old Bryce Harper, the youngest posi-tion player in All-Star his-tory and the third-youngest ever behind Bob Feller in 1938 and Dwight Gooden in 1984. Harper made his big league debut on April 28, the same night Trout played his first game this season. Combining with staff ace Stephen Strasburg for a capital dynamic duo, Harper is hitting .282 with eight homers and 25 RBIs in 63 games. No wonder the team put up a banner read-ing NATITUDE PARK. I can hardly pronounce the dang word, Johnson said with a smile. Alongside the newbies are plenty of familiar faces. Hamilton, who hit four homers for Texas at Baltimore on May 8, and Torontos Jose Bautista will both be there after hitting 27 homers apiece in the first half. Despite being slowed by back spasms and an intes-tinal virus, Hamilton leads the AL with 75 RBIs. By HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressWIMBLEDON, England The morning after Roger Federer won a record-tying seventh Wimbledon cham-pionship, he returned to the site of his latest triumph to conduct interviews in vari-ous languages and, while there, ran into All England Club Chairman Philip Brook. They exchanged pleasantries Monday and before parting ways, Brook said: Ill see you in a few weeks. Ill check in with you when I get back, Federer replied with a grin. In this rather unusual season, the green grass that Federer knows so well is the scene of two signifi-cant events: Wimbledon, which ended Sunday, and the London Olympics tennis competition, which begins July 28. Having restored his reign at the Grand Slam tournament, Federer can quickly follow that up by earning a gold medal in singles for Switzerland, one of the few accomplishments missing from his overflow-ing resume. And make no mistake, Federer is not merely happy to be participating in the 2012 Summer Games. I do believe my situation has got that little star next to it. I am now the Wimbledon champion, and I think that gives me even more confidence coming to the Olympics. And maybe in some ways, it maybe takes some pressure off the Olympics because I already did win at Wimbledon this year, he said, uncrossing his arms to make air quotes with his fingers. So thats a good thing for me because of course there is a lot of hype around me playing at the Olympics this year. This is about winning, not participating. Federer has already been to three Olympics; he met his wife, Mirka, a former tennis player, at the 2000 Games. He carried the Swiss flag at the opening ceremony twice. He owns a doubles gold he won with Stanislas Wawrinka in Beijing four years ago. A singles gold would be the perfect gift for a guy who has everything, includ-ing a record 17 Grand Slam titles (his first came at Wimbledon in 2003) and, as of Monday, 286 weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings, equaling Pete Sampras career record. Obviously, the Olympics is the next goal, Federer said during a 15-minute session with a half-dozen reporters. I was taking it in steps, really: all-out until Wimbledon. And then, after that, take a break, reassess, prepare well, then come back for the Olympics and hopefully play well. It is tough to imagine how Federer could pos-sibly make himself into a better player, but he keeps on honing his craft and adding to his record totals. Most Grand Slam titles. Most Grand Slam finals. Most consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals. Most Grand Slam match wins. And on and on it goes. But until he beat Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday, Federer had gone 2 12 years since his most By JENNA FRYERAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. Penske Racing will use Sam Hornish Jr. this week-end at New Hampshire as the team waits for more information on suspended driver AJ Allmendinger. Allmendinger was suspended by NASCAR for failing a random drug test and has until today to ask for his B sample to be tested. Penske Racing said in a statement Monday it is working with NASCAR to follow its process and procedures. Allmendinger was suspended shortly before Saturday nights race at Daytona, where NASCAR officials were informed that his June 29 random test had come back positive. NASCAR and Penske officials have not said what Allmendinger tested posi-tive for, and Allmendinger has made no statement since his suspension. Hornish was the emergency substitute for Allmendinger on Saturday night. He was pulled off a television set in North Carolina, where he was an analyst on a live broad-cast, and flew to Daytona International Speedway. Hornish arrived right before the start of the race. A cut tire contributed to his 33rd-place finish. Hornish is the natural replacement for Allmendinger, who is in his first season with Penske Racing. Allmendinger was hired in late December after the team suddenly split with Kurt Busch. This season, Penske has Hornish running the full Nationwide schedule. He has nine top-10 finishes and is fourth in the standings. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, July 10, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS CLASSIC continued on 2B Verlander, Cain named starters for todays game. Wimbledon win gains champion No. 1 ranking. Suspended driver has until today to request B test. FEDERER continued on 2B ASSOCIATED PRESSSam Hornish Jr. prepares to get in AJ Allmendingers c ar as a replacement driver for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on Saturday. ASSOCIATED PRESSRoger Federer of Switzerland poses with the trophy after wi nning the mens singles final against Andy Murray of Britain at the All England Lawn T ennis Championships at Wimbledon, England, on Sunday. Hornish to sub again for Allmendinger Federer sets sights on Olympic goldSurprise season at All-Star break ASSOCIATED PRESSSan Francisco Giants Matt Cain pitches against the Oakland Athletics during an interleague baseball game in Oakland, Calif., on June 24.ASSOCIATED PRESSDetroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander pitches against the Minnesota Twins during the Tigers 5-1 win in Detro it on Wednesday.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:30 p.m. FOX All-Star Game, at Kansas City, Mo.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GBNew York 52 33 .612 Baltimore 45 40 .529 7 Tampa Bay 45 41 .523 7 12 Boston 43 43 .500 9 12 Toronto 43 43 .500 9 12 Central Division W L Pct GBChicago 47 38 .553 Cleveland 44 41 .518 3 Detroit 44 42 .512 3 12 Kansas City 37 47 .440 9 12 Minnesota 36 49 .424 11 West Division W L Pct GBTexas 52 34 .605 Los Angeles 48 38 .558 4Oakland 43 43 .500 9Seattle 36 51 .414 16 12 Late Saturday Texas 4, Minnesota 3, 10 inningsBoston 9, N.Y. Yankees 5, 2nd gameL.A. Angels 3, Baltimore 0Seattle 7, Oakland 1 Sundays Games Detroit 7, Kansas City 1Tampa Bay 7, Cleveland 6Toronto 11, Chicago White Sox 9L.A. Angels 6, Baltimore 0Oakland 2, Seattle 1, 13 inningsTexas 4, Minnesota 3, 13 inningsN.Y. Yankees 7, Boston 3 Mondays Games No games scheduled Todays Game All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo, 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays Games No games scheduled Thursdays Games No games scheduled NL standings East Division W L Pct GBWashington 49 34 .590 Atlanta 46 39 .541 4New York 46 40 .535 4 12 Miami 41 44 .482 9Philadelphia 37 50 .425 14 Central Division W L Pct GBPittsburgh 48 37 .565 Cincinnati 47 38 .553 1St. Louis 46 40 .535 2 12 Milwaukee 40 45 .471 8 Chicago 33 52 .388 15 Houston 33 53 .384 15 12 West Division W L Pct GBLos Angeles 47 40 .540 San Francisco 46 40 .535 12 Arizona 42 43 .494 4San Diego 34 53 .391 13Colorado 33 52 .388 13 Late Saturday Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 3Cincinnati 6, San Diego 5Arizona 5, L.A. Dodgers 3 Sundays Games Chicago Cubs 7, N.Y. Mets 0Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 3Colorado 4, Washington 3Pittsburgh 13, San Francisco 2Milwaukee 5, Houston 3, 10 inningsSt. Louis 5, Miami 4Cincinnati 4, San Diego 2Arizona 7, L.A. Dodgers 1 Mondays Games No games scheduled Todays Games All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo, 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays Games No games scheduled Thursdays Games No games scheduledAUTO RACINGCoke Zero 400 At Daytona International SpeedwayDaytona Beach Saturday (Start position in parentheses) 1. (42) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 160 laps, 86.3 rating, 47 points, $340,650. 2. (20) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 160, 78.4, 42, $238,940. 3. (1) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 160, 133, 43, $232,776. 4. (19) Joey Logano, Toyota, 160, 86, 40, $154,965. 5. (2) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 160, 106.9, 39, $168,323. 6. (12) Carl Edwards, Ford, 160, 108.8, 38, $162,106. 7. (3) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 160, 103.9, 37, $125,265. 8. (9) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 160, 74.7, 36, $146,585. 9. (28) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 160, 77, 35, $110,290. 10. (41) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 160, 54, 34, $135,398. 11. (39) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 160, 74.3, 33, $106,005. 12. (5) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 160, 90.5, 32, $148,516. 13. (30) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 160, 95.8, 31, $135,038. 14. (13) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 160, 66.6, 30, $111,105. 15. (24) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 160, 93.5, 29, $110,755. 16. (40) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 160, 66.9, 28, $126,213. 17. (18) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 160, 93.5, 28, $127,644. 18. (7) Casey Mears, Ford, 160, 60.6, 27, $113,763. 19. (17) Aric Almirola, Ford, 160, 78.2, 25, $135,691. 20. (34) Terry Labonte, Ford, 160, 48.4, 24, $107,430. 21. (4) Greg Biffle, Ford, 160, 111.7, 24, $105,055. 22. (33) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 160, 50.6, 22, $96,330. 23. (11) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 159, 64.6, 21, $141,391. 24. (22) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 159, 99.5, 21, $139,038. 25. (23) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 156, 80, 19, $136,696. 26. (27) David Ragan, Ford, accident, 154, 55.2, 19, $105,288. 27. (15) Trevor Bayne, Ford, accident, 152, 68.2, 0, $92,880. 28. (14) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, accident, 152, 62.7, 16, $122,246. 29. (29) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, accident, 152, 58.7, 15, $118,744. 30. (10) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, accident, 152, 75.4, 14, $117,263. 31. (32) David Gilliland, Ford, accident, 152, 56.2, 14, $99,227. 32. (38) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 151, 45.8, 12, $114,900. 33. (8) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 149, 50.4, 0, $132,980. 34. (25) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 133, 60, 10, $96,280. 35. (35) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 132, 64.7, 9, $96,105. 36. (16) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, accident, 123, 71.4, 8, $134,891. 37. (6) Bill Elliott, Chevrolet, accident, 123, 71.2, 7, $87,780. 38. (31) Josh Wise, Ford, transmission, 47, 39.8, 7, $87,632. 39. (26) David Stremme, Toyota, rear gear, 25, 30, 5, $84,175. 40. (43) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, overheating, 16, 24.9, 4, $84,000. 41. (36) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, overheating, 10, 29, 0, $83,825. 42. (37) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, overheating, 4, 27.9, 2, $93,225. 43. (21) Michael McDowell, Ford, overheating, 3, 27.3, 1, $84,093. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 157.653 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 32 minutes, 14 seconds. Margin of Victory: Under Caution. Caution Flags: 6 for 23 laps.Lead Changes: 12 among 9 drivers.Top 12 in Points: 1. M.Kenseth, 676; 2. D.Earnhardt Jr., 651; 3. G.Biffle, 632; 4. J.Johnson, 618; 5. T.Stewart, 592; 6. K.Harvick, 586; 7. D.Hamlin, 584; 8. M.Truex Jr., 584; 9. B.Keselowski, 573; 10. C.Bowyer, 572; 11. C.Edwards, 541; 12. Ky.Busch, 516.TENNISWimbledon At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon, England Sunday Singles Men Championship Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Andy Murray (4), Britain, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Mixed Championship Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond (2), United States, def. Leander Paes, India, and Elena Vesnina (4), Russia, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Invitational Doubles Senior Gentlemen Championship Pat Cash and Mark Woodforde, Australia, def. Jeremy Bates, Britain, and Anders Jarryd, Sweden, 6-3, 6-4. Ladies Championship Lindsay Davenport, United States, and Martina Hingis, Switzerland, def. Martina Navratilova, United States, and Jana Novotna, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2. Junior Singles Boys Championship Filip Peliwo (4), Canada, def. Luke Saville (1), Australia, 7-5, 6-4. Junior Doubles Boys Championship Andrew Harris and Nick Kyrgios (4), Australia, def. Matteo Donati and Pietro Licciardi, Italy, 6-2, 6-4. Girls Championship Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, and Taylor Townsend (1), United States, def. Belinda Bencic, Switzerland, and Ana Konjuh (7), Croatia, 6-4, 6-3. Wheelchair Doubles Men Championship Tom Egberink, Netherlands, and Michael Jeremiasz, France, def. Robin Ammerlaan and Ronald Vink (1), Netherlands, 6-4, 6-2. Third Place Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer (2), France, def. Marc McCarroll and Gordon Reid, Britain, 6-1, 7-6 (1). Women Championship Jiske Griffioen and Aniek van Koot, Netherlands, def. Lucy Shuker and Jordanne Whiley, Britain, 6-1, 6-2. Third Place Marjolein Buis and Esther Vergeer (1), Netherlands, def. Annick Sevenans, Belgium, and Sharon Walraven (2), Netherlands, 6-1, 6-1.ATP singles rankings1. Roger Federer, Switzerland 110752. Novak Djokovic, Serbia 110003. Rafael Nadal, Spain 89054. Andy Murray, Britain 74605. David Ferrer, Spain 54306. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France 52307. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic 45158. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia 32159. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina 318010. Nicolas Almagro, Spain 260511. John Isner, United States 2520ATP weeks at No. 1 WeeksRoger Federer 286Pete Sampras 286Ivan Lendl 270Jimmy Connors 268John McEnroe 170Bjorn Borg 109 Rafael Nadal 102Andre Agassi 101BASKETBALLWNBA schedule Late Saturday Los Angeles 83, Seattle 59Atlanta 100, Phoenix 93, OT Sundays Games Tulsa 78, Washington 62San Antonio 94, New York 81Los Angeles 79, Atlanta 63Seattle 83, Phoenix 68 Todays Games Connecticut at Washington, 11:30 a.m.New York at Indiana, 12 p.m.Minnesota at Tulsa, 12:30 p.m.Los Angeles at Phoenix, 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games San Antonio at Chicago, 12:30 p.m.Atlanta at Seattle, 3 p.m.Washington at Connecticut, 7 p.m.CYCLINGTour de France July 8 Eighth Stage: Belfort to Porrentruy, medium mountains, 157.5 (97.9) (Thibaut Pinot, France; Wiggins) July 9 Ninth Stage: Arc-et-Senans to Besancon, individual time trial, 41.5 (25.8) (Wiggins; Wiggins) July 10 Rest Day: MaconJuly 11 10th Stage: Macon to Bellgarde-sur-Valserine, high mountains, 194.5 (120.9) Monday Ninth Stage (A 25.8-mile individual time trial from Arc-et-Senans to Besancon) 1. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Sky Procycling, 51 minutes, 24 seconds. 2. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky Procycling, 35 seconds behind. 3. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, RadioShack-Nissan, :57. 4. Tejay Van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 1:06. 5. Sylvain Chavanel, France, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, 1:24. 6. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, 1:43. 7. Peter Velits, Slovakia, Omega PharmaQuickStep, 1:59. 8. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, 2:07. 9. Denis Menchov, Russia, Katusha, 2:08. 10. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, RadioShack-Nissan, 2:09. Sunday Eighth Stage (A 97.9-mile, hilly ride to the Jura mountains from Belfort to Porrentruy, with seven categorized climbs, four successive Category 2 and a Category 1 near the finish) 1. Thibaut Pinot, France, FDJ-Big Mat, 3 hours, 56 minutes, 10 seconds. 2. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, 26 seconds behind. 3. Tony Gallopin, France, RadioShackNissan, same time. 4. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Sky Procycling, same time. 5. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, same time. Overall Standings (After nine stages) 1. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Sky Procycling, 39 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds. 2. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, 1:53 behind. 3. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky Procycling, 2:07. 4. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, 2:23. 5. Denis Menchov, Russia, Katusha, 3:02. 6. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, RadioShackNissan, 3:19. 7. Maxime Monfort, Belgium, RadioShack-Nissan, 4:23. 8. Tejay Van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 5:14. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BAGATE TUESDAY EVENING JULY 10, 2012 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Wipeout Contestants face obstacles. 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I mean, look, this one has a very unique place in my heart because of many reasons. ... But maybe also the bit-longer wait has cre-ated this as a more fairytale tournament for me. Approaching his 31st birthday on Aug. 8, hes the oldest man to win Wimbledon since Arthur Ashe in 1975. Hes also a father of twin girls who turn 3 this month and were at Centre Court on Sunday. It all could happen again at the very same spot in only a few weeks time except with a medal hang-ing from his neck instead of a trophy cradled in his hands. Pittsburghs Andrew McCutchen leads with the NL with a .362 aver-age, while Milwaukees Ryan Braun is tops with 24 homers after successfully overturning a 50-game suspension for a positive drug test last October. In his first season with St. Louis, Carlos Beltran has a league-high 65 RBIs. But for many, the mound has provided the biggest surprises. Phil Humber of the Chicago White Sox start-ed it with a perfect game at Seattle on April 21, and the Angels Jered Weaver pitched a no-hitter against Minnesota on May 2. Then Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in the Mets 51-season history on June 1, accomplishing the feat against St. Louis in the franchises 8,020th game. Seven days later in Seattle, a record-tying six pitchers combined for a no-hitter against the Dodgers, and on June 13 San Franciscos Matt Cain pitched a perfect game against Houston. R.A. Dickey followed his offseason climb of Mount Kilimanjaro to rise to the top of NL pitchers at 12-1. In the AL, Weaver is 10-1 with a major league-best 1.96 ERA. Tampa Bays David Price and the Rangers Matt Harrison are tied for wins at 11-4. And while the Rangers Ron Washington will be in the AL dugout for the second straight season, following a 5-1 loss last year in Phoenix, Tony La Russa will be running the NL. The retired manager of the World Series champion Cardinals will be the fourth inactive skipper in All-Star history, the first since the ALs Bob Lemon after he was fired by George Steinbrenner in 1979.National League Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado, dhMelky Cabrera, San Francisco, cfRyan Braun, Milwaukee, lfJoey Votto, Cincinnati, 1b Carlos Beltran, St. Louis, rf Buster Posey, San Francisco, cPablo Sandoval, 3b, San FranciscoDan Uggla, Atlanta, 2b Rafael Furcal, St. Louis, ssMatt Cain, San Francisco, p American League Derek Jeter, N.Y. Yankees, ssRobinson Cano, N.Y. Yankees, 2bJosh Hamilton, Texas, lf Jose Bautista, Toronto, rfPrince Fielder, Detroit, 1bAdrian Beltre, Texas, 3bDavid Ortiz, Boston, dhMike Napoli, Texas, cCurtis Granderson, N.Y. Yankees, cfJustin Verlander, Detroit, p Starting lineups Wiggins extends Tour lead with time trial winAssociated PressBESANCON, France Bradley Wiggins showed hes the man to beat at the Tour de France, winning the first big time trial and cementing his hold on the yellow jersey he wants to take home in two weeks. The three-time Olympic track champion is trying to become the first British champion of cyclings premier event. He dominated Mondays race against the clock a discipline he loves in the 25.8-mile ninth stage between Arc-et-Senans and Besancon. I was really motivated the time trial is my thing, Wiggins said, adding he had worked hard on his rid-ing position, breathing and course study. I am very happy now. Its probably my best time trial ever.
DEAR ABBY: I am a longtime reader. This is the first time I have ever written to you, and Im hoping you will have an answer for me. Id like to know the proper way to address a surviving gay spouse in the unfortunate event of a death. Is a gay man who has lost his husband a widower or a widow (seeing as he lost his husband and not a wife)? Is the title of the survivor dependent on his or her gender or the gen-der of their partner? For the record, I support gay marriage because I believe in true love in all its forms. -HANNAH IN CARROLLTON, GA. DEAR HANNAH: Regardless of sexual orien-tation, if a male loses his spouse, he is a widower, and if a woman loses her spouse, she is a widow. The terms dont change because the union was a same-sex relationship. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder many years ago. I started a combined therapy about a year ago -individual and a dialectical behavioral therapy group. Everything has been going great, and I have learned a lot about myself. The problem is, I have become very attracted to my therapist and, as a result, I feel it is interfering with my treatment. I am confused as to why I am having these feelings. Is it part of my bipolar disorder, or something else? Surely, this would be something I would bring up to my therapist, but unfortunately, Im embar-rassed. Abby, what do you suggest I do in a situation like this? I feel like putting a hold on therapy for a while because of this, but I know that I still need it. -NEEDS THERAPY IN ILLINOIS DEAR NEEDS THERAPY: Please dont use this as an excuse to stop your therapy. Your feelings are very common in psychotherapy. The term for it is transfer-ence. It is the process by which emotions associated with one person -such as a parent -unconsciously shift to another. In your case, thats your therapist. Because youre finding it distracting, its important that you discuss this pri-vately with your therapist. It wont be the first time he has heard it, I guaran-tee. Ill bet if you asked in a group session, How many people here are in love with Dr. So-and-So? almost every hand in the room would go up. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My husband makes his living doing general construc-tion. We have no employ-ees. We get along fantastic, except for one point of contention. Over the years we have made investments in tools for his trade. Another family member constantly asks to borrow them for personal projects. My husband will-ingly lends them out. If he needs that tool for a job, he will go without, reschedule his work or make a special trip to retrieve it. I say the only way he should lend out his tools is if there is a slim to zero chance at all of his needing it himself, and if he does, then it must be returned immediately. -TOOLS OF THE TRADE DEAR T.O.T.T.: Your husbands tools are his livelihood, just as those belonging to a barber, beautician, seamstress or doctor would be. Because his relative has the money, he (or she) should inquire about RENTING the nec-essary tool from a home improvement store. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make every move count. Change will bring with it a new attitude and more connections to people you find inspiring. Dont let the past bring you down or limit the pos-sibilities that are within reach. Love is in the stars. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Concentrate on mon-etary gains. Dont let any-one bully you into spend-ing on something you dont want. Take action with regard to where you want to be and the type of environment in which you want to live. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont stop until you reach your goal. Choose the people you work or play with carefully. Avoid anyone who is likely to goad you into an argu-ment. Even though you will win whatever you pur-sue, a quarrel wont satisfy your soul. ++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Sit tight until you are sure the changes you want to make are in your favor. Dont be fooled by someone painting a pretty picture of the possibilities. Talk is cheap, so get your facts and figures straight before you proceed. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Youll be tempted to take on too much. Make sure you have a backup plan and plenty of supporters you can call upon for help. Romance is highlighted, and social and organiza-tional events will enhance your chances to improve your love life. +++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Dont let work, peers or a lover hold you back. Believe in what you have to offer and pursue your goals even if someone criti-cizes you. Not everyone will give you valid informa-tion or help you advance. Rely on you and you alone. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Learn all you can from mistakes. Perfection will play an important role in how well you are received. Hone your skills and make them work for you. Socialize and you will appeal to someone you want as a partner. Love is dominant. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep your plans sim-ple and your wallet tucked away in a safe place. You dont have to spend to impress. Consider who your friends really are and adjust your roster to accommodate those who truly count. Take a cre-ative leap forward. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Making financial adjustments and lowering your overhead will ease your stress and help you feel good about future prospects. The lifestyle you desire can be yours if you let go of people and possessions you no longer need or use. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Dont let dis-cussions deter you from following your own path, especially where money and profits are concerned. Family and friends are likely to lead you down a costly path that will cause added worry and regret. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Recognizing past mistakes will lead to a better life. You have the potential and the opportu-nity; all you have to do is put in the effort. Romance is highlighted, and making changes to your home and lifestyle will lead to happi-ness. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Dont believe every-thing you hear. Stick close to home and the people you can trust. Travel will result in empty promises and a lack of factual infor-mation. Dont let the chem-istry you have with some-one keep you from making a good choice. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Setting the record straight on addressing gay spouses Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 3B
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, JULY10, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 4B CLASSIFIED AD vantageTake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440Lake City Reporter FIND IT SELL IT BUY IT $17504 lines 3 days Includes 2 Signs Each additional line $1.65 Garage Sale Rate applies to private individuals selling personal merchandise totalling $500 or less. Each item must include a price. This is a non-refundable rate.$10104 lines 6 daysEach additional line $1.10One item per ad Under $500 Personal Merchandise Rate applies to private individuals selling personal merchandise totalling $1,000 or less. Each item must include a price. This is a non-refundable rate.$16754 lines 6 daysEach additional line $1.15One item per ad Under $1,000 Rate applies to private individuals selling personal merchandise totalling $2,500 or less. Each item must include a price. 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General Information In Print and Onlinewww.lakecityreporter.com Rate applies to private individuals selling personal merchandise totalling $100 or less. Each item must include a price. This is a non-refundable rate.$2504 lines 6 daysEach additional line $.25One item per ad Under $100 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 ServicesRoof Repairs Shingles, Metal, and Flat Decks. Starting at $50.00. Contact Roger at 386-365-4185 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 THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 11-154-CATD BANK, N.A., as successor by merger with, Carolina First Bank,Plaintiff,WADE WILLIS and DEONNAWILLIS, et alDefendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated December 1, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 11-154 CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein TD BANK, N.A., is Plaintiff and Wade Willis; et al., are Defendant(s).I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the Columbia County Court-house 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Courtroom 1 Lake City, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00 oclock a.m. on the 25th day of July, 2012 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:Lot 79, EMERALD COVE, Phase 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, pages 68-69 of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida.Street address: 325 SWTimberland Court, Lake City, Florida 32024Any 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 sale.DATED this 22nd day of June, 2012.P. DeWITTCASONClerk of Circuit CourtBY: PAPerryDeputy Clerk05533384June 3, 2012July 10, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYFLORIDA.CASE NO. 12-93-CADLC CATTLE CO., INC., a Florida corporation,Plaintiffvs.MARK A. MOORE, DREMAS. MOORE, CAPITALONE BANK, UNIFUND CCR PARTNERS, C.P., CACVOF COLORADO, LLC, CPFINANCIALSERVICES, LLC and LVNVFUNDING LLC,Defendants.NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALENotice is hereby given that the fol-lowing described real property:Lot 4, Woodglen, a subdivision ac-cording to plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 1 and 1A, public records of Columbia County, Floridashall be sold by the Clerk of this Court, at public sale, pursuant to the Final Judgment in the above styled action dated July 5, 2012, at the Co-lumbia County Courthouse in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, to the best and highest bid-der for cash. Any person claiming an interest in any surplus from the sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the notice of lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days af-ter the sale.WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 5th day of July, 2012.P. DEWITTCASON,Clerk of CourtBy: Sarah SandsDeputy Clerk05533653July 10, 17, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 12-142-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFTHOMAS KELLKATO,deceased.NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of THOMAS KELLKATO, deceased, whose date of death was May 3, 2012; File Number 12-142-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and ad-dresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's at-torney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is: June 29, 2012.Personal Representative:/s/ Tommie KatoTOMMIE KATO203 Piedmont StreetLive Oak, Florida 32064Attorneys for Personal Representa-tive:FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTOR-NEYS, P.A./s/ Mark E. FeagleMARK E. FEAGLEFlorida Bar No. 0576905153 NE Madison StreetPost Office Box 1653Lake City, Florida 32056-1653Telephone: (386)752-7191Fax: (386) 758-095005533447July 3, 2012July 10, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO 12-17-CADEAS BULLARD PROPERTIES, LLP, a Florida limited liability part-nership,Plaintiff,vs.DONNALEE ATWATERDefendant.NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALENotice is hereby given that the fol-lowing described real property:Lot No. 17 Pine Haven subdivision, a subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 6, page 138 and 139, public re-cords of COLUMBIAcounty, Flori-da.shall be sold by the Clerk of this Court, at public sale, pursuant to the Final Judgment in the above styled action dated July 5, 2012, at the Co-lumbia County Courthouse in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, to the best and highest bid-der for cash. Any person claiming an interest in any surplus from the sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the notice of lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.WITNESS my hand and office seal in the State and County aforesaid this 5th day of July, 2012.P.DEWITTCASON,Clerk of CourtBy: Sarah SandsDeputy Clerk05533652July 10, 17, 2012 LegalNotice of DecisionSuwannee Upper Basin Analysis Area Priority Area 4 Vegetation Treatments, Forest Compartments 86, 87, 100 and 101. USDAForest Service, Osceola National Forest, Osceola Ranger District, Columbia County, Florida. Responsible Offi-cial: Ivan Green, District Ranger.District Ranger Ivan Green has signed the Decision to imple-ment the Proposed Action as descri-bed in the Environmental Assess-ment (EA) cited above for timber thinning in mature pine stands and pine plantations, and clearcutting to remove off-site slash pine.The asso-ciated 2012 Environmental Assess-ment, Decision Notice, and Finding of No Significant Impact are on file at the Osceola Ranger District office,24874, U.S. Highway 90, Sanderson, FL32087. The office is located 12 miles east of Lake City, Florida on U.S. Highway 90. Office hours are weekdays 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. excluding federal holidays. No comments or statements of interest were received during the formal 30-day period therefore this decision is not subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR Part 215.12. Implementation may begin immediately. For addi-tional information concerning this decision or the Forest Service appeal process, contact Ivan Green, District Ranger, Osceola Ranger District, Os-ceola National Forest. 386-752-2577. 05533611July 10 2012 Wewill sell the following tenants units at Community Self Storage 814 SWState Road 247/Branford Hwy., on July 30, 2012 at 9:00AM. WE SELLFOR CASH ONLY. 386-961-9926.BRIAN BARRSHousehold GoodsQUANTISHAWILSON Household GoodsANITACOLLINSFurniture & AppliancesWE RESERVE THE RIGHTTO REFUSE ALLBIDS.Cash only, 10% Buyers premium, Jerry Duncan #AU52705533359July 10, 17, 2012 NOTICE OFPUBLIC SALE: AU-TOEMPORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 7/23/12, 10:00 am at 2832 SWMAIN BLVD, LAKE CITY, FL32025, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. AUTO EM-PORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. re-serves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.1J4FX58S2WC1210871998 JEEP05533641June 10, 2012 LegalNOTICE OFFISCALYEAR 2012COMMUNITYDEVELOPMENTBLOCK GRANTAPPLICATIONFIRSTPUBLIC HEARINGThe City of Lake City is considering applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant of up to $750,000. These funds must be used for one of the following purposes:1. To benefit lowand moderate-in-come persons; or2. To aid in the prevention or elimi-nation of slums or blight; or3. To meet other community devel-opment needs having a particular ur-gency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the com-munity and where other financial re-sources are not available to meet such needs.The category of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revi-talization, commercial revitalization, or economic development and in-clude such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, rehabili-tation of houses and commercial buildings, code improvement activi-ties, and construction of infrastruc-ture, including water and sewer im-provements, street improvements, and drainage and neighborhood fa-cilities. Additional information con-cerning the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing.At least 70% of the funds must be proposed to be spent on activities that benefit lowand moderate-in-come persons.In developing an application for sub-mission to the Department, the ap-plying local government must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned Community DeLegalvelopment Block Grant activities. In addition, the applying local govern-ment is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons.Apublic hearing to receive citizen views concerning housing and com-munity development needs will be held in the City Council Meeting Room, City Hall located at 205 North Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida on July 16, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard. To obtain addi-tional information concerning the public hearing contact Wendell John-son, City Manager, City Hall, located at 205 North Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida, telephone number 386.752.2031.The public hearing is being conduct-ed in a handicapped accessible loca-tion. Any handicapped person re-quiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact Wendell Johnson at least five calendar days prior to the public hearing and an interpreter will be provided. Any nonEnglish speak-ing person wishing to attend the pub-lic hearing should contact Wendell Johnson at least five calendar days prior to the public hearing and a lan-guage interpreter will be provided. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meet-ing should contact Wendell Johnson at least five calendar days prior to the public hearing. To access a Tele-communication Device for Deaf (TDD) please call 800.955.8771.AFAIR HOUSING/EQUALOP-PORTUNITY/HANDICAPPED AC-CESSIBLE JURISDICTION.05533574July 10, 2012 PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City ReporterREPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, JULY10, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 2001 1800 Goldwingw/2011 conversion motor trike. Piggy Packer Trailer + 2 helmets & more.$20,000 386-965-8655 1985 380SL Mercedes ClassicCreme colored ext., beige leather interior. Only 76,338 miles. 2 owners.$16,000 386-758-8458 rn nr 020Lost & Found FOUND DOG Chow found in the vicinity Lake Jeffery Road Contact 755-3436 FOUND PUPPIES Off County Road 252 Call to identify 386-755-1785 100Job Opportunities05533594Johnson & Johnson Inc. Is looking for a dedicated, polite, hard-working individual to fill a Fuel Tanker driver position. Lead Driver position, Days (Tuesday thru Saturday). Truck is based in Lake City. Health Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation,Uniforms. Must have two years driving experience, clean MVR. Call 850-973-2277 ask for Heather. Applications available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 05533630 FT& PTPC Tech needed for busy local shop. Exp required. Send email to: email@example.com 05533633Administrative Assistant Start Immediately Personable, Quick Learner, Communication skills, Able to learn new skills, Have STRONG COMPUTER experience or training. Able to deal with clients on telephone and multi task. Please Email RESUME to firstname.lastname@example.org Opportunity is available for advancement 110 TEMPFarm Workers needed 8/20/1211/1/12. Workers will plant, cultivate & harvest sweet potatoes. Must have 3 mos. verifiable experience working as a farm worker. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies, equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate $9.30/hr or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity. Worksites in Chickasaw, Calhoun, Webster Co., MS. Report or send a resume to nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386-755-9026 & ref. Job # MS55701. 4E Farms Partnership 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 100Job Opportunities18 TEMPFarmworkers needed 8/20/12-12/29/12. Workers will perform various duties all associated with ginning cotton. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working in a cotton gin. Random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier. $9.39/hr. Worksite in Clarendon Co. SC. Report or send a resume to nearest local FL Agency of Workforce Innovation or call 386-755-9026 & reference job # 533941. Rickenbaker GinDavis Station, SC 4 TEMPFarmworkers needed 8/13/12-1/15/13. Workers will seed, set, cut, house, & strip tobacco. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working in tobacco. Random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier. $9.38/hr. Worksites in Ballard & McCracken Cos KY. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386755-9026 & reference job #KY0456431. Gage TobaccoPaducah, KY 61 TEMPFarmworker needed 8/20/12-10/29/12. Workers will plant, cultivate & harvest sweet potatoes. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working as a farmworker. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, equipment & supplies provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. $9.30/hr. Worksites in Grenada & Calhoun Cos MS. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386-755-9026 & reference job #55745. C & E Farm Coffeeville, MS 96 TEMPFarm Workers needed 8/6/1211/1/12. Workers will perform all duties involved in planting, growing and harvesting sweet potatoes. Must have 3 mos. verifiable experience working as a farm worker. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies, equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate $9.30/hr or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity. Worksites in Chickasaw & Calhoun Co, MS. Report or send a resume to nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386-755-9026 & ref. Job #55098. Tedder Farms Inc Vardaman, MS CNAS NEEDED EEOE/DFWP Please contact Carol Shanklin at 386-752-5655. INTERVIEWING HVACService Techs & Installers, Excellent Benefits and Pay Call Allen 386-628-1093 License CDLDriver w/2 yrs Logging Exp. Must have Clean CDL. Also, FT, semi/heavy equip. mechanic wanted Deep South Forestry 386-365-6966 P/TSwitchboard Operator. Lake City. Apply in person 512 SWSisters Welcome Road Sales Position Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Toyota Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 100Job OpportunitiesSeeking cashier for Internet Cafe. F/Tflexible hours. Background check and References Needed. Must have your own transportation Send reply to Box 05091, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 310Pets & Supplies AKC Boston Terrier puppies 10 wks old w/ health cert. & shots. $350 Black-Brindle n White. Very cute & loveable. 590-4814 AKC Great DANE 1 yr old male, great with children, needs room to run, updated on shots $600. Contact 386-288-3906 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 402Appliances MARATHON HOT WATER HEATER new, 20 gallons, $150, Call 352-283-0925. 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 420Wanted to Buy Paying Top Dollar On The Spot, Depending On Condition On Any Vehicle. Contact 386-205-1096 430Garage Sales ESTATE SALE July 12th July 14th 9am-4pm N Lake Avenue, Lake Butler Opelec clearview magnification machine for macular degeneration suffers, rally 3 wheel electric scooter living room, dining room, bedroom, bath, kitchen, and laundry furnishings, and tools. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 620Mobile Home Lots forSaleTALLTREES &beautiful pasture. Well kept DWw/ split floor plan, walkin closets, workshop. MLS 80899 Robin Williams Hallmark Real Estate (386)365-5146 630Mobile Homes forRent2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo. plus deposit. Water & sewer furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 640Mobile Homes forSale2007 SWMobile Home 14x72 3br/2ba. Must be moved! Contact 904-662-1699 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 HOME ON HIGH LAND Picturesque roll down to tree shaded creek. 3/2 DWon 1.25 acres with detached carport $78,000 Call Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 640Mobile Homes forSaleDEALFELLTHROUGH! $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 2br/2ba Moble Home starting at $350 to own. Family Community. 305-984-5511 or 386-344-0830 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! 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 2BR/1BAAPT. w/garage. West side of town. $650. mo. 386-961-9000 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 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 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 ForRent3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. Call 386-752-6062 3B/2BA brick,Florida room, fireplace, 2 car carport, Large yard, quiet & private. Country Club Rd. South, $900 mo. 386-365-6228 3BR/1BA House with fenced in back yard, central heat and air, window treatments, $700 mth + $700 dep. Contact 386-344-2170 Renovated3bd/1ba 4 miles from Timco. Lg yard, central heat & air, new carpet. Off Gum Swamp Rd Contact 623-9764 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 750Business & Office RentalsForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 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 1/4 acre, new well, septic and power, paved rd, owner fin, no down pymt, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 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 COWBOYESTATEon 25 acres, large workshop, horse stalls, in ground pool, cross fenced. MLS 80178 call Janet Creel -Hallmark Real Estate (386)623-1973. HIGH SPRINGSCOUNTRY Natural setting close to Santa Fe River. Compact. MLS 80894. Call Teresa Spradley Hallmark Real Estate (386)365-8343 HUNTER'S PARADISE Deer & turkey roam this tract. 3/2 brick home, fenced pasture. MLS 80851. Call Ginger Parker Hallmark Real Estate 386-365-2135 RENTALINVESTMENTNear schools, doctors, town activity. Tiled kitchen, nice deck on back. $55,900 Call Ginger Parker 386-365-2135 MLS 80750 820Farms & Acreage200 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. Will Finance 386-364-6633 4 acres, Wellborn, New Well installed, Beautifully wooded w/cleared Home Site, owner fin, no down, $39,900, $410 mon Call 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 820Farms & AcreageOwner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 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. 930Motorcycles 2001 1800 GOLDWING w/ 2011conversion motor trike. Piggy Packer Trailer + 2 Helmets & more. $20,000. Call 386-965-8655 951Recreational Vehicles1997 INTEGRITY By Air Stream Fifty Wheel 7,000 OBO 3 slides 36 Ft, 2 a/c units, very clean, 2 tvs. Contact 365-3956 LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
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