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CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 SPORTS PEOPLE Phelps will be missed. COMING TUESDAY National Night Out Preview Opinion ............... 4A Obituaries ............. 5A TV Listings ............ 4D Advice ................ 5D Puzzles .............. 3B, 5B 91 73 Thunderstorms WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1 00 LAKECITYRE PO RTER COM Green to lead Peoples State Bank team. Harry Wuests magical, musical career SUNDAY EDITION Vol. 138, No 138 3A 1C 1A ANDY CIRCUIT JUDGE THIRD CIRCUIT GROUP 2 FOR POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR AND APPROVED BY ANDY DECKER FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR AND APPROVED BY ANDY DECKER FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE QR CODE Vote August 14, 2012 www.AndyDecker.com See my video on Signs of the time TONY BRITT /Lake City Reporter Political candidates and their supporters hold signs and wave at motorists at the intersection of Baya Avenue and U.S. Highway 90 during the day Saturday. A large crowd of candidates braved the heat for most of the day as Saturday marked the first day of early voting for the primary election. The countys early voting precinct in Lake City, the Supervisor of Elections office, is located across the street. 723 cast early ballots on Saturday Daytona suspect hid near houses Hunt focused on area near Lake Montgomery. By TONY BRITT email@example.com A Daytona Beach man who fled from local authori ties in what they said was a stolen car was arrested Saturday afternoon after a brief manhunt through neighborhoods bordering Lake Montgomery in Lake City. James Anthony Lee, 35, of Daytona Beach, was charged with two counts of burglary to an occupied dwelling, grand theft, petit theft, criminal mischief, resisting arrest, a moving traffic violation, fleeing and eluding police, no drivers license, vehicle theft, cru elty toward a child, child neglect, and possession of marijuana. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center on $98,000 bond. A juvenile female who was traveling with Lee was taken into custody. Authorities did not release TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter James Anthony Lee, 35, of Daytona Beach, is detained Saturday evening after being located hiding in a Lake Montgomery neighborhood. The man was charged with several felony counts. COURTESY Alligator Lake Recreation area in Lake City remains closed. High water in the park still poses a hazard with increased alligators and snakes in the recreational areas of the park. Reptile refugees keep park closed By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Snakes and alligators like the playground, too. An abundance of the reptiles continue to seek refuge from flood waters on the dry area around the picnic pavilions and the playground equipment at the Alligator Lake Public Recreation Area. There are so many snakes and alligators pres ent, county officials were forced to keep the park on lockdown until conditions improve. The water is crossing most of the trails and has everything flooded around the park area to where it is unsafe to be used, said Clint Pittman, Columbia County Landscape and Parks director. We do have a lot of alligators and snakes that are up around and close to the playground areas because of the high water. Thats some of the only dry area available, so its got the wildlife in the area where the public normally uses. Its another safety concern. Pittman said the Alligator Lake Public Recreation Area and Rum Island Park on the Santa Fe River are the only two Columbia County Parks that remain closed because of high water levels and dam ages from Tropical Storm Debby. Falling Creek Park, which also suffered dam age from Tropical Storm Debbys rains, was cleaned and reopened two weeks ago. Pittman said he is uncer tain when the Alligator Lake Public Recreation area will reopen. Its hard to say when it will reopen just because of the fact that the water is not receding a lot because By TONY BRITT email@example.com The local political season hit high gear Saturday when more than 700 voters cast ballots in the primary election. According to information from the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections Office, 723 votes were cast Saturday 648 votes were cast in the Lake City office and 75 votes were cast in the Fort White office. Columbia County has 34,382 reg istered voters, according to the offices website. The first day of early voting was great, said Liz Horne, Columbia County Supervisor of Elections. People were waiting for us this morning when we opened up and theres been a steady flow of traffic all day. Early and absentee voting will continue daily until Saturday, Aug. 11. The polls are open from 7 a.m. 7 p.m. for the primary election and they are open today, a rare occurence for a Sunday. Early voting con tinues at the supervisors office through 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. The primary election voting day will be Tuesday, Aug. 14, at precincts around the county. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Many candidates running for office stood in the heat at the intersection of Baya Avenue and U.S. Highway 90 in Lake City Saturday and waved at motorists, as well as voters arriving across the street at the Supervisor of Elections office. High water keeps alligators, snakes on the move. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. for voting on Sunday and all week. REPTILES continued on 7A ARREST continued on 7A
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The undersea lab in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has allowed scientists to live and work underwater for days at a time. After meeting with NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, Ros-Lehtinen said neither the agencys nor the White Houses budgets include funding for Aquarius. Ros-Lehtinen said remote research takes the humanity out of sci ence. But she also said she was encouraged that Lubchenco will explore other funding for Aquarius. A private foundation also is raising money to keep the lab running. 2 plead guilty to smuggling charges MIAMI U.S. authori ties say two Bahamian men have pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle people into Florida. According to the U.S. Attorneys Office in Miami, the U.S. Coast Guard picked up Rico Jerome Miller, Wardell Hall and six other passen gers in April from a small boat adrift with engine trouble off the Florida coast. None had authori zation to enter the United States. The U.S. Attorneys Office says the other passengers told investiga tors that they had left the Bahamas three days ear lier with Miller and Hall, who were going to take them to the Miami area. Miller and Hall each pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of attempt ed alien smuggling. Sentencing is scheduled for October. Each faces a minimum of three years and maximum of 10 years in prison for each count. Soldier killed in Afghanistan LARGO Family mem bers say a Tampa Bay-area soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. The family of Staff Sgt. Matthew Steven Sitton says Army officials told them Thursday that the 26-year-old died this week after stepping on an impro vised explosive device in Afghanistan. Cheryl Sitton says her son was an adventurous child who joined the Army in 2006. Sitton was stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. His family says he had been scheduled to return home in a month. It was his third deployment to Afghanistan. He also is survived by his wife and an infant son. One of Sittons high school baseball team mates at Indian Rocks Christian School also was killed in Afghanistan. Cpl. Frank Gross died in July 2011 when an improvised explosive device caused a vehicle roll-over. Man set girlfriend on fire, stole car LAKELAND Authorities say a central Florida woman is in critical condition after her boy friend set her on fire. Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack says the 26-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Friday night with severe burns. Witnesses reported see ing the woman on fire run from a home. Police say the womans boyfriend set her on fire and then stole a van. Later that evening, police say the man burglarized a home and then tried to use a stolen credit card at a gas station. Womack says the man was taken into cus tody Saturday morning. Additional details about his arrest were not immedi ately available. Scott a hit at gathering JACKSONVILLE Gov. Rick Scott shot back Saturday at oppo nents who have sued and criticized his conservative agenda and was cheered by an audience who sup ports his efforts to drug test welfare recipients, strip teachers of tenure and make Florida more business friendly. Scott was a big hit addressing a gathering organized by the con servative RedState blog, drawing laughs several times as he made fun of people who oppose his policies. The governor whose approval rating was 36 percent in a poll released last week clearly was in front of a friendly crowd and he received a standing ovation when he wrapped the 24-minute speech. If you do conservative things in Florida, now you get sued, Scott said, adding he then gets criti cized for spending money on lawyers to defend the laws. After they sue you ... then they say Why are you wasting state dollars? Because its the right thing to do. Thats why youre doing it. Report: Justifiable force used in raid MIDDLEBURG Authorities say north Florida sheriffs deputies used justifiable force in a shootout during a meth lab raid that ended with a detective and a suspect dead. A State Attorneys Office review says Clay County Sheriffs deputies fatally shot Ted Arthur Tilley in response to the shots Tilley fired at them during the February raid. The review released Friday said Tilley and other suspects had meth in their systems when the shootings occurred. Sheriff Rick Beseler told The Florida Time-Union that the review confirms what we knew from the beginning. Detective David White was among nine deputies and detectives investigat ing a tip about the lab in a Middleburg home. White was fatally shot and another detective was wounded in the shootout. Three suspects face first-degree murder charges in Whites death. ASSOCIATED PRESS In this undated photo released by One World One Ocean, Sylvia Earle looks out of a port hole from Aquarius, the undersea research laboratory in the Florida Keys. Aquarius is part of NOAAs National Undersea Research Program, but the budget has been cut by the federal government. n ASSOCIATED PRESS n Astronaut Neil Armstrong is 82. n Actress Loni Anderson 66. n Singer Samantha Sang is 59. n Actress Maureen McCormick is 56. n Actress Janet McTeer is 51. n Basketball player Patrick Ewing is 50. n Actress Kajol is 37. n Actress Sophie Winkleman is 32. n Baseball player Carl Crawford is 31. n Track and field star LoLo Jones is 30. This is what the LORD says, he who made the earth, the LORD who formed it and established it the LORD is his name: Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:2-3 NIV NEW ORLEANS For more than 50 years, Eddie Levert and Walter Williams have been bringing classic R&B melodies to fans of the OJays in the only way that they know how with style and a signature sound that draws multi-generational audi ences to their shows. On Sunday, the group which also includes Eric Nolan Grant joins Patti LaBelle, Kenny Babyface Edmunds and Maze, featuring Frankie Beverly, for a performance at the New Orleans Arena as part of the Summer Festival Tour. Williams, in an interview with The Associated Press, encouraged fans to come hear some of their classics, including For the Love of Money, Use Ta Be My Girl, and I Love Music. He says this tour is special because getting this kind of talent together again might not happen. Olympic viewing era ending for Gaines, too LONDON There was a real sadness in Rowdy Gaines voice as he called Michael Phelps 17th gold medal-winning race and last individual Olympics competition. Im going to miss that man, the NBC swimming analyst said. The curtain offi cially closed Saturday on the Phelps era with his final medley relay race, another gold medal perfor mance. The swimmer said hes retiring after London and has looked like it, appearing relaxed and reflective in inter views. Gaines and partner Dan Hicks have covered Phelps in four of the five Olympics where they have been partners for NBC. I thank God every day that we had him in our sport and nobody else had him in theirs, Gaines said. Gaines, himself a three-time gold medal-winning swimmer, said Phelps has clearly done more for swimming than anyone else in its history. Theyve had a friendly relationship, although Phelps appears to have used some of Gaines words as motivation. While calling a race in 2003, Gaines suggested that Phelps had started off too quickly and wouldnt be able to maintain his pace. Phelps won, setting a world record for time in the process. After many of his subsequent wins, as recently as last year, Phelps would needle Gaines: Did I fade in that race, Rowdy? When Phelps lost his first race of the London Olympics to Ryan Lochte, Gaines was blunt in his assessment that Phelps had not prop erly trained for the event. Gaines didnt consider that criticism since Phelps himself had admitted the same thing. Gaines questions whether Phelps will, or should, retire from swimming after London. He doesnt have to have a job, he said. Its not like he has to go to work as a banker to make money. He can live off being Michael Phelps. Hed advise Phelps to take a couple of years off and then see how he feels. Phelps would still be young enough to be competitive in the 2016 Games, and there would be no pressure, he said. Maybe its just wishful thinking, he said. Rock Hall marking Grateful Dead exhibit CLEVELAND The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is turning up the volume on its Grateful Dead special exhibit this weekend. The weekend activities are timed to mark what would have been Jerry Garcias 70th birthday and the 17th anniversary of his death. The first 150 visitors to the Cleveland landmark on Saturday received a limited edition Grateful Dead exhibition laminate. The Rock Hall also offered a cura tor gallery talk on the Grateful Dead exhibit Saturday and a screening of the film, Dead Ahead. The Grateful Dead exhibit contin ues through December. Schwarzenegger: Sports zeal landed me in brig BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Arnold Schwarzenegger was so eager to start his bodybuilding career that he briefly ended up in an Austrian military brig, the actor and former California governor said Friday. He was 18 and serving a mandat ed year with the army in his native Austria in the mid-1960s when he snuck out of camp for the Junior Mr. Europe contest in Germany, Schwarzenegger told a meeting of TV critics. He won the contest but also earned two or three days in the army jail, Schwarzenegger said. But military officials felt uncom fortable and he was released, he said. Schwarzenegger, 65, is the sub ject of a new ESPN Films docu mentary, Arnolds Blueprint, set to debut Sept. 26 on the ESPN website Grantland.com. Its one of a series of short documentaries that will be available online. Charges dropped against actor Cuba Gooding Jr. NEW ORLEANS Misdemeanor battery charges relat ed to a bar dust-up in New Orleans French Quarter have been officially dropped against Academy Awardwinning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. City spokesman Ryan Berni said an arraignment hearing was held Friday but there was no one to press the complaint. As a result, he said, the city moved to drop the charges. This ends the case, Berni said. The Times-Picayune reports Gooding, 44, did not appear at the brief hearing before Judge Sean Early. The hearing came two days after an Old Absinthe House employ ee said she was dropping charges against him. n ASSOCIATED PRESS Phelps
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 3A3A ColumbiaCounty TobaccoFreePartnershipTheColumbiaCountyTobaccoFreePartnershipandtheColumbiaCountyHealthDepartmenthavecometogethertoformapartnershipinordertocreateatobaccofreecommunity.Thisyear,thepartnershipisfocus ing onpoliciesthateffectouryouth.Wearepleasedtoreportthatresolut ions havebeenachievedinboththeCityofLakeCityandColumbiaCountytobanthesaleandmarketingofcandy-flavoredtobacco.Weinviteallcommunitymembers,serviceworkers,andschoolagedyouthtoattendtheupcomingmeetingtodiscusstobacco-relatedissuesinourcounty .ColumbiaCountyTobacco Free Partnership MeetingCentralSchoolBoard OfficeRoom153Tuesday,August 7th,2012 372 West DuvalStreetLakeCity, FL32055Time:1:00pmAllpartnershipmeetingsareopentothepublic.FormoreinformationonhowtomakeadifferenceinyourcommunitythroughyourlocalTobaccoFreePartnership,pleasecontact:LaurenPinchouckColumbiaCountyHealthDepartment(386)758-1193orLauren_Pinchouck@doh.state.fl.us SPECIALIZING IN:Q Non-Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecological SurgeryQ Adolescent Gynecology Q High and Low Risk Obstetrics Q Contraception Q Delivering at Shands Lake Shore Q In-Ofce ultrasounds for our patients Q 3D/4D Entertainment Scans ?K>>ik^`gZg\rm^lmlbgma^h_\^Zg] offering DaVinci Robotic Surgeries. New Patients Welcome Call today for a personal appointment:386-755-0500 449 SE Baya Drive Lake City, Floraida 32025 www.dainagreenemd.comWE ARE WOMEN, WE ARE MOTHERS, WE UNDERSTAND Associated PressKINGSTON, Jamaica Tropical Storm Ernesto blew across open waters Saturday on a projected path that would skirt Jamaica and hit Mexico after dump-ing heavy rain on islands in the eastern Caribbean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Ernesto was expected to swirl south of Jamaica as a hurricane tonight. The fore-cast projected the storm would move over the coastal resorts of Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday. Long lines formed at grocery stores in the Jamaican capital of Kingston as peo-ple bought water, bread and canned goods. Were going to have heavy rains, so Im stock-ing up, said Marco Brown, a Kingston resident in his late 50s. The Jamaican government ordered fishermen who live in outlying cays to evacuate and head to the main island. The storm was expected to pass close to Pedro Cays on Sunday eve-ning, according to the local Meteorological Service Office. The storm earlier forced Dominica to close its air-port for two days, and St. Lucia ordered shops to close for several hours, but no damage or flooding was reported on islands affected by the storm. The U.S. hurricane center said Ernesto had maxi-mum sustained winds of about 60 mph (95 kph) late Saturday afternoon. It was about 495 miles (800 kilo-meters) east-southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and was moving westward at 18 mph (30 kph). Meanwhile, a new tropical storm, Florence, formed far out in the Atlantic. It had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph) and was about 515 miles (830 kilometers) west of the Cape Verde Islands. The hurricane center said it was not expected to reach hurricane force as it moved generally westward. TropicalStormErnestoheadstowardMexico By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comH arry Wuest is a Lake City legend, but his fame and influence go far beyond the Gateway City. Wuest is a skilled and well-known musician who moved to Lake City in the late 1980s. He has worked as a band manager, composer, copyist, conductor, vocal-ist, saxophonist and clarinet player. He has worked alongside such art-ists as Glenn Miller, Lena Horne, Barbra Streisand, Rosemary Clooney and Cab Calloway, just to name a few. He has been on, behind and in front of the stage of countless acts. His saxophone playing was featured on the original recording of Night Train, a popular blues standard from the 1950s. Hes got this very smooth and very polished sound, said Matt Johns, a Lake City student of Wuest. That was the Harry Wuest sound. Up until he couldnt play, he still sounded like that. When you start listening to jazz standards, just about everybody there, he has had some impact on one way or another, vocal-ist and Lake City resident Jeanie Wilks said. Wuest was born in 1922 and raised in the New York City borough of Queens. As a kid, he would dodge school to go watch acts on Broadway. He had all the right stuff around him and he just did all the right things, Johns said. At 13, he put his first band together, called Harry Wuest and the Caravan of Swing Band. He left college at age 16 to play in top Big Bands of the day. He went into the military and worked as a copyist for the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band. Later in life, he worked as the conductor of Disneys Top of the World Orchestra. He could put whoever he wanted to in place and have the greatest players, the greatest arrangers, Johns said. He was hired for either a 2-week or 2-month contract and he ended up staying like 7 years. By this point, Wuest had been married twice and had four children. It wasnt until 1989 that Wuest came to Lake City for an interview as Florida Gateway College band director. He was interviewed by a woman named Margaret, who later became his wife. Margaret Wuest worked for the Lake City Reporter as society editor and was a very active member of the community. 386-755-4911Discover How Much Better Your World Can Sound Call (386) 466-0902 Wuest: A music legendLake City band leader shares love of music. Harry Wuest (second from the left) poses for a promotional photograph with fellow saxophone players for Selmer in struments.COURTESYCOURTESY COURTESYHarry Wuest (second from right) plays the clarinet and s axophone while performing with The Ray McKinley Orchestra in 1947. McKinley was the drummer in Glenn Millers Army Air Corps band before Millers death in 1944. The Sammy Kaye Orchestra, one of the most famous bands of the day, played sweet swing music for dancers in 19 50. Kaye hosted a variety show on ABCs So You Want to Lea d a Band. Harry Wuest sits far left of sax section playing a lto and baritone sax. WUEST continued on 6A
ONE OPINION Black pastors press Democrats on gay marriage Congress takes a needed rest from inactivity 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. 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The House leadership threw together a $383 million short-term package of loans and grants, but the Senate, noting that it had passed a full five-year reauthoriza-tion of the farm bill in June that the House ignored, refused to act. Also steaming was the House Agriculture Committee that had produced a companion measure, which the leadership declined to bring to the floor. The leadership could expect little help from that quarter. The lawmakers were also unable to stay around to reach agreement on a high-priority cyber-security bill, although the sticking points in both the House and Senate -how big a role should government play in pro-tecting private businesses -seem quite capable of resolution. The lawmakers say theyll get around to that one, too, in September. The Senate Finance Committee approved an extension of $200 billion in special-interest business tax breaks, although to its credit it is allowing the tax break for ethanol producers to expire. The lawmakers left town with no progress made in dealing with the fiscal cliff, automatic spend-ing cuts agreed to in a budget deal last summer that the military says will gravely cripple national defense and many economists believe will push the country into another recession. Asked to point to a legislative achievement this year members of Congress point to passage of a highway bill, but the old bill expired three years ago and was extended nine times. The new version lasts only two years instead of the customary five. So theres plenty for Congress to do when it gets back in September. It has scheduled itself to work eight days that month. S upport for same-sex marriage is now in the Democratic Party preliminary platform. Once approved by the full platform committee and voted on at the convention, same-sex marriage will have the partys formal support. But as Democrats institutionalize their support for same sex-marriage, their relationship with the partys most loyal constitu-ency, black Americans, becomes increasingly uneasy. A new survey just released by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life shows 65 percent of Democrats support same-sex marriage compared to just 40 percent of blacks. A group of 3,700-plus black pastors, the Coalition of African-American Pastors, under the leadership of the Rev. William Owens, has moved to formally oppose the Democratic Party and President Barack Obama on this issue. The group is spearheading a Mandate for Marriage cam-paign to gather 100,000 signa-tures on a petition declaring sup-port for traditional marriage. The petition also calls for Obama to repudiate his assertion that gay marriage is a civil right. These black pastors are not in the business of politics, nor are they policy wonks. They are driven by commitment to biblical truths and the direct challenge to and rejection of these truths by social acceptance of homosexual behavior and same-sex marriage. They dont see biblical truths as academic points divorced from the practical realities of life. They see them as the rules that sustain life. And they see the crises spreading in their com-munities and in our nation as acceptance of these truths falling by the wayside. HIV/AIDS is devastating black America. Reading the grim statis-tics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes clear that this plague is driven, first and foremost, by homosexu-al behavior. According to the CDC: In 2009, African-Americans com-prised 14 percent of the U.S. population but accounted for 44 percent of all new HIV infections. ... Black men accounted for 70 percent of the estimated new HIV infections among all blacks. ... Black men who have sex with men represented an estimated 73 percent of new inflections among black men. ... Research abounds showing the importance of intact tradi-tional family life in the academic success of children and of overall economic health. In recent testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution noted that individuals who follow three rules -com-plete at least high school, work full time and wait until age 21 and get married before having a baby -have a 2 percent chance of winding up in poverty and a 72 percent chance of being in the middle class. Since the 1960s, American family life in general has deteriorated with the departure from traditional values and the concomitant growth in government and the welfare state. But deterioration of black family life has been the most pro-nounced. In 2008, according to a Pew Research Center report, 32 per-cent of black adults were mar-ried, compared to 61 percent in 1960. These black pastors understand that collapse of family, out-of-wedlock births, single-par-ent households, promiscuity, drugs and crime are the crises undermining black physical and economic health today. And they understand that a society that validates alternative lifestyles that undermine life-sustaining biblical truths is a society that will inevi-tably promote and advance this deadly behavior. They understand that the weakest communities -their own communities -are the most vulnerable. This Coalition of AfricanAmerican pastors is showing, very much in the spirit of the civil rights movement, that the political choices facing blacks are not limited to deciding which political train to get on. They are jumping up front to influence where the train is going. Its high time for blacks to serve up some black tea to the Democratic Party, as the Tea Partiers are doing with Republicans, and move to change the values and direction of the party they have loyally supported but that no longer represents their interests. n Star Parker is an author and president of CURE, Center for Urban Renewal and Education. See more at www.urbancure.org. P resident Obama goes out of his way to appear to support the troops. But when it comes to voting, he would like to keep them out of the fight. The Obama for America Campaign, the Democratic National Committee and the Ohio Democratic Party are suing the critical swing state of Ohio to strike down a law that makes it easier for members of the military to vote. Under the law, people in uniform may cast early ballots in person up to the day before an election, instead of the previous Friday cutoff for other voters. Democrats have a transparent political motive. A May 2012 Gallup survey showed Mr. Obama trailing Mitt Romney among veterans 58 to 34 percent. About a fourth of men are vet-erans, Gallup reported, and it is their strong skew toward Romney that essentially creates the GOP candidates leading position among men today. The Democrats suit alleges the Buckeye States law is arbitrary with no discern-ible rational basis, but it is a response to a very real problem. Its truly difficult to vote, an active-duty service member told The Washington Times. The military tries hard to help us out with awareness and links to state voting sites but most troops dont exercise their fran-chise because its too hard. The political attack on our troops reopens a wound from the 2000 presidential race. During the controversial Florida recount process, Democrats issued a detailed eight-page guide to local operatives for challenging military overseas ballots. Those few who are making the effort to be citizens in every sense of the word should be supported, our source said. It makes you wonder why they are investing that much time and effort to keep the troops from voting. They must be desper-ate. K ofi Annan turned in his resignation as United Nations special envoy to Syria on Thursday, but his mission was over months ago. It was doomed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who was never serious about peace and determined to crush the opposition, and by his chief backer, Russian President Vladimir Putin. The five months that Mr. Annan devoted to talk, with the ill-considered backing of the Obama administration, simply gave Mr. Assad more time to wage war. The failed mission offers vital lessons for the future. The first is one that Mr. Annan should know well: He learned it in the 1990s con-flict in the former Yugoslavia. Then as now, the leading powers were initially hesi-tant to use military force. Then as now, U.N. personnel were sent to a battlefield and proved ineffective in the face of evil. After the worst mas-sacre in postwar European history, by Bosnian Serbs at Srebrenica, Mr. Annan wrote a searing retrospective for the United Nations. He declared that when peacekeeping operations are used as a sub-stitute for political consensus they are likely to fail. He added, The job simply cannot be done. These words are just as valid today as when Mr. Annan wrote them in 1999. The U.N. Security Council sent unarmed monitors into an intensifying war zone in Syria without a consensus of the leading powers to back them up. It was wishful think-ing to believe that Mr. Assad would be coaxed into retire-ment by a divided council. For way too long, the Obama administration eager to avoid more decisive action clung to unrealistic hopes that Annans plan would work. The administration also seems to have misjudged how steadfastly Mr. Putin would stand behind the Syrian regime. There were vague hopes that, sooner or later, the Kremlin would give up on Mr. Assad. But Mr. Putin refused to budge. For years, he has been disdainful and fearful of the color revolu-tions Orange in Ukraine, Rose in Georgia that swept autocrats from power. In recent months, he has heard the footsteps of protest out-side his own Kremlin walls. He was not about to applaud the drumbeat of another revo-lution seeking to topple a dic-tator in Syria. Its not comfort-ing to see Mr. Putin express an outmoded, Cold War mind-set that sees Russias inter-est in opposing the United States at every step but it is something that should not have surprised the White House. Many in Washington misread Mr. Assad. In some early accounts, he was portrayed as a moderate or modernizing figure, a more enlightened version of his brutal father, Hafez al-Assad, who ruled Syria for three decades. But the events of the past 18 months suggest that the younger Mr. Assad has matched his fathers record of despotism: He is willing to slaughter an unlimited num-ber of his own people in order to cling to power. Now that diplomacy has utterly failed to stop him, it is time for the Obama administration to con-sider measures that stand a real chance of accelerating his downfall beginning with greater material support for the opposition. Star Parkerparker@urbancure.org Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com The debaclethat is Syria
LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 5A 5A Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES Frederick A. Young Frederick A. Young, 77, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the V.A. Medical Center sur rounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Hollis and Mabel (Gragg) Young. He was born in St. Pe tersburg, Florida but had lived here in Colum bia County for the past 16 years. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who was very involved with the Masons. He was a member and Past Master of Cherry Hill Masonic Lodge No. 12, Ft. White, a PDDGM, a member of Scottish Rites, The Order of the Amaranth, Order of the Eastern Star, and a Shriner. He served our country faithfully with 26 years in the United States Air Force and was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #57. He is preceded in death by his brother, Donald Young. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ruth Young of Lake City, FL; sons, Mark Young (Cheryl) of Trenton, FL & Stephen Young (Veronica) of Lake City, FL; sis ter, Diane Thomas of Plattville, MD; 4 grandchildren also survive. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Au gust 7, 2012 in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Pastor David Hunt receive friends one hour prior ers the family asks that dona tions be made in his honor to the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice) at 6037 U.S. Hwy 90 West, Lake City, Florida 32055. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, (386) 752-1954 is in charge of arrangements. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Alice Christine Misich Alice Christine Misich (Long) February 1936 to August 2012 Christine left this world to go to a much better place after a long battle with health issues. She leaves behind her loving hus band, friend, companion of nearly 50 years Fredrick J. Misich. Son George Timo thy August (wife Jennifer and grandchil dren Danielle and Elizabeth), Daughter Lysa Gearhart-Blake (August). Grandson JamesMichael (wife Elaine). Sister and best friend Jeanie Middle brook (husband Lee). She also leaves behind numerous nephews, nieces, and friends. She was the daughter of Brit and Selma Laura Crawford Long. She is proceeded in death by her parents and the following siblings: N.B. (BBob) Long, Bobby Long, Har old Guy Long, James (Odie) Long, Jerry (Donald) Long, Alvin Long, Bill Long (wife Nina), Margaret Long Brooks and Dorothy Long Witman. Chris had a way about her that she could always make you laugh. Her sense of humor was evident even to the very end. . .i.e., a nurse was trying to check her blood sugar and was my dad said to my mom to just ger and, well, she did. ..but it ger she felt to give ..... I still smile when I think about that. Chris could appear to be a hard nut to crack but in all reality she had a heart that was loving and giving. She would see a person in need and if she was able to help them she would do so and usually without the person who was receiving the help ever knowing that she was the one that had helped them. If you were fortunate enough to have been a part of Chris life then you walked away a better person. She lived a good long life and was always there to en courage you or try and cheer you up if needed. In a word ..... she was my Mom, my friend, my mentor. This world was lucky enough to have had her. Her friends will have memories to last a lifetime. Those she loved, well the love will NEVER end. .she will ALWAYS be there in your heart and memories. When you feel like you are missing her too much, just think back on a time that you were with her and you will smile! ! Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Jacksonville National Cemetery with Rev. Brandon be from 6 to 7 P.M. Monday, Aug. 6, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla. www.guerryfu neralhome.net (Written in loving tribute by Lysa Gearhart-Blake) James Carroll Hickson Mr. James Carroll Hickson, age 81, of White Springs, Fla. passed away August 3, 2012 at Still Waters West in Lake City, Fla. He was born June 28, 1931 in Black Joe, Kentucky to the late Vina Boles Hickson and Calvin C. Hickson. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1948 until his discharge in 1963. He was em ployed by the State of Florida of Agriculture in Baker County where he lived for over thirty years until his retirement in 1991. He and his wife Marie then moved to White Springs where they were active in the commu nity and the First Baptist Church where he served as Usher Chair man. They enjoyed traveling and spending time at their mountain cabin in the Smokies near Mur phy, N.C. He was known for his beautiful handmade baskets and he taught basket weaving and punch art design at the Stephen Foster State Folk Festival. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie in 2007; four broth ers: James Paul, Hubert, Marvin and Udell. Three sisters: Vivian Hickson, Irene Stokes and Cassi Pressley. Survivors include two daughters: Crystal Coleman (Craig) of Kearney, Mo., Bren da Owens (Steve) of North Ca tasauqua, Pa. and his son, James C. Hickson, II of Pennsylvania. Four stepchildren: Shirley Bran nan (Robert) of Macclenny, Fla,, Martha Morgan (J.M.), Buddy Dees (Anne) and James Dees (Juanita) all of White Springs, Fla. A special niece, Ann Hick son Estes of Summerville, S.C. also survive. Included in James family are 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 4 greatgreat-grandchildren. Graveside funderal services will be con ducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the Riverside Cemetery, White Springs, Fla. with Rev. Ron Thompson, Pastor of Pine can be made to Still Waters, 507 N.W. Hall of Fame Drive, Lake City, Fla. 32055. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. 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Aug. 7 National Night Out The 29th Annual National Night Out will be Tuesday, August 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Stadium/Youngs Park in Lake City. It will be a fun-filled evening of Unity in the Community. the Lake City Police Department is committed to heightening crime and drug prevention awareness as thousands of neighborhoods across the country join the partner ship of police and commu nity. Aug. 8 Early learning meeting The Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway, Inc. Board Meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Coalition Office, 1104 SW Main Blvd, Lake City. The Coalition oversees the state and federal funding for all school readiness programs birth to age five for the fol lowing counties: Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee, and Union Counties. We encourage community participation and welcome any input. Newcomers, friends The regular luncheon of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will begin at 11 a.m. Aug. 8 at the Eastside Village Clubhouse. The program is the annual silent auction. Attendees are asked to bring items to donate. This is the annual fundraiser event. Lunch is $11. For more information, call Barbara Test at 7547227 or Rose Taylor at 7552175. Loss workshop Coping with the Loss of Your Spouse will be offered to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The workshop, facilitated by Jerry Tyre, will offer an overview about the loss of a spouse. There is no cost. For information or to reg ister, contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411. The Wings Education Center is a program of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./ Hospice of the Nature Coast. Aug. 10 Alzheimers workshop The Alzheimers Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be pre senting a workshop Aug. 10 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City entitled Maintain Your Brain. This program is free of charge and anyone interested in learning more about maintaining optimal cogni tive health is welcome to attend. Topics covered will include: mental exercises, the importance of physical activity, the role of nutri tion, cardiovascular health, stress/depression issues, and much more. To regis ter for this workshop or for more information, please contact the Alzheimers Association at (800) 2723900.Snow White The Tale of Snow White by Barbara Lennon is a humorous and fun take on the original fairy tale. With plenty of quirky new characters, its sure to amuse and excite audi ences of all ages. Even if youve heard, seen, or read the story of Snow White countless times, youve probably never heard it quite like this. erformanc es are at the High Springs Community Theater Aug. 10-12 and Aug. 17-19. Friday and Saturday performanc es are at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 online at highspringscommunity theater.com. Paypal tickets are $1 more, or $6. Tickets may be purchased at the door, if available. Doors open one half hour before show time. Aug. 11 Guitar workshop Guitarist Bobby Lee Rodgers will hold an adult and student guitar work shop Aug. 11 during the Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. The workshop is free to students who attend the music camp. The cost for adults is $50. The kids workshop is from 2-4 p.m. while the adult workshop is from 8-11 p.m., both on Saturday Aug. 11. Spaces for the camp or the Bobby Lee Rodgers work shops may be reserved by contacting SuwanneeSpirit. KMC@gmail.com or by calling the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park at (386) 364-1683. Back to School Bash Free reduced lunch applications and free haircuts will be available at the Columbia County Recreation Departments 2012 Back to School Book Bag Bash, set for 8 a.m. to noon, Aug. 11 at the Richardson Community Center, 255 NE Coach Anders Lane in Lake City. 300 elementary school bags and 100 middle school bags of supplies will be also be available on a firstcome, first-served basis. Children must be accom panied by a parent. This years sponsors include the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners/ Recreation Department, Jazzy Cuts, the United Way, the Columbia County School District and the Richardson Community Center. Aug. 14 Medicare seminar There will be a free Medicare educational sem inar on Aug. 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center. The seminar will cover what you need to know about medicare such as when to enroll and whats covered. This is not a sales seminar. Moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates. To RSVP please call 386-7553476 ext. 107. Loss through divorce Loss Through Divorce, an educational work shop about transition ing through loss, will be offered to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The workshop, facilitated by Jerry Tyre, will offer an overview of loss through a Divorce. The workshop will suggest ways to cope during this difficult time. There is no cost. For infor mation or to register, con tact Vicki Myers at 7557714 Ext. 2411. The Wings Education Center is a pro gram of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast. Patrick! Mom
He and Margaret devel-oped a relationship over that interview, Wilks said. Then it was dinner and then they were mar-ried. That was the love of his life. He was absolutely in love with her, and she with him, I think, Johns said. It was only toward the end of her life, when Alzheimers was fully developed that things started to get rough. They were very, very close. In Lake City, Wuest began to build bands into noteworthy ensembles. When he first came to the college, he had four students in the band program and it was something ridiculous like a French horn player, a xylophone player, maybe a drummer and some-body that owned a trum-pet, Johns said. Over time, the band got better and Wuest built up a library of resources for his musicians to use. Johns called Wuest a problem solver. He has an amazing ability to just take some-thing that should never work and make it work, musically, he said. His attitude toward music is serious. He is critically honest with his students, but he delivers his advice with clever-ness and wit. He is extremely witty and you really have to watch yourself because you think you are talking to this sweet old man and he will say something that will just like, you will think twice and go, wait, did he mean what I think he meant? Johns said. This tendency was sometimes seen as a bit harsh. He is a little abrasive, Johns said. He is from Old School New York, so he says what he thinks and that has turned a lot of people off, around here especially. But if you take what he says and think, the guy really knows what hes talking about maybe I should take it to heart and not get offended by it, then you can really learn something. Johns said he feels like he has inherited some of Wuests old school sensi-bility. Wilks agreed, calling him very blunt. What he does is he listens to your style and says that song is not yours and its not that you did it poorly, but its not best for your voice and he can spot it in a heartbeat, she said. The harshness, its not really harshness. Hes just blunt. But if youve worked with Rosemary Clooney, if youve worked with Barbra Streisand, who am I to take offense when he tells me its not my song. When Margaret died several years ago, Wuests health began to plummet. He developed prostate cancer and his body began to show signs of aging. He was strong, his faith kept him through, Wilks said. Wuest is a devout Catholic. Johns said his wife helped reintroduce him to the religion after they were married. He says, I can never thank her enough for that, Johns said. Johns said as Wuest got older, his lung capac-ity began to diminish. As a reed musician, this affected him more than most. He was complaining about his air, Johns said. You know he didnt have the air, and in therapy they were saying you got more lung capacity than any other person your age. What are you talking about? Wuest helped Johns get into the Glenn Miller Orchestra at age 20. Johns played with Wuest for over 15 years, but said he never really knew his stature until he went on the road. The band director of the Glenn Miller Orchestra would introduce Johns as a friend of Wuests to prominent musicians. Their eyes would light up, because nobody expected him to still be alive, Johns said. There was a time when I think if you were a musician in the industry and really working, you knew who Harry Wuest was. Johns also realized the extent of Wuests experi-ence. He has been everywhere, Johns said. When I was on the road, I would talk to him occa-sionally and he would say, where are you today? It would be some obscure little town somewhere in nowhere, in Iowa or something, and he would say, oh yeah, I remem-ber that town, theres a theater there, theres a.... and he would start tell-ing me these things and I would say I guess youre right, I dont know... Hes an amazing man and people dont realize it because hes not at all prideful, Wilks said. I think very, very few, because he is so humble, have any idea of where he has been. Johns called Wuest a prophet in his own town. He has done everything in the music busi-ness there is to do includ-ing not just playing and leading orchestras and bands and conducting on Broadway and own-ing Broadway publishing company, Johns said. I mean, good grief, what hasnt he done? He lived a fulfilling life, he did everything he needed to do, thats for sure, son Eddie Wuest said. Thats one thing that he told me, that hes done what he needed to do. Eddie said his father has been at the Health Center for the past month because he could not take care of himself any longer. Prior to that, Eddie and his father were living together in a two-story house with a spiral staircase in the center and a tuba in the bushes outside as decoration. Eddie moved in with his father shortly after Margaret died. He said it was beneficial for both of them to live together. Whenever he went to the nursing home, he really didnt want to be there and he was trying to come up with schemes to leave, Eddie said. He even tried to have Kirsten, my nephew, break him out. He just didnt want to be there. He is a very independent person. He got to to a point where he finally said this was home, this was where he needed to be. And I was very happy about that. Eddie is a DJ and is studying to be a sound engineer. He believes his musical inclination is genetic. Whenever I make beats and stuff I am sure I am getting that from Dad, he said. Eddie said his fathers status and success make him want to live up to the same. He is a high-functioning person, he said. Wuest celebrated his 90th birthday at the Health Center last month. He blew out 90 candles spread across two cakes. As his health fails, visitors gather around his room at the Health Center, waiting to have lucid a moment with him. Even now, hes just an Energizer bunny, it seems like he could go on forever, Eddie said. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-04246A Mr. Mitt Romney, come to Florida. Mr. Mitt Romney, come to Lake City. Mr. Mitt Romney, tear down your wall of theological hypocrisy and publically answer my questions at the Olustee Park Gazebo.My questions come from noticesposted in Section Aon Sundays in May, June,and July 2012 in the Lake City Reporter (The best newspaper in this neck of the woods or swamp).What gives me the authority and the desire to ask you to publically answer my questions?The authority comes from being a registered Florida Voter.The desire comes from being a Christian and wanting to publically hear your answers and see how your theology lines up with the Christ of the Holy Bible.Here isa sample of questions: May 6, 2012, question 1.Is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit one God?. Question 2. Are Florida public school students created in the image of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit? May 20, 2012 Question 3. Are the 66 Books of the Holy Bible the only books written through the inspiration of Godthe Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit?Question 4.Did God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit destroy Sodom and Gomorrah with re and brimstone? June 10, 2012 question 5.Have all Florida public high school students sinned and come short of the glory of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit? Mitt Romney, its been 92 days and 0 answers. Kenny Merriken 386-344-7339, firstname.lastname@example.orgPaid for by Kenny Merriken August 5, 2012. Florida Voter ID #113877356 I John 4:1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 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AUDREYESIKES,MMCCityClerk COURTESY In this photograph taken in approximately 1945, legendary jazz singer, Lena Horne, performs with the George Paxton Orchestra. Harry Wuest sits second from right on baritone sax. WUEST: Influenced many Continued From Page 3A Associated PressWASHINGTON Congress performance matches its approval rating abysmal. Lawmakers headed home for a five-week break with a lengthy list of uncompleted work and little to show for the past year and a half except an eye-popping amount of dissatisfaction: Nearly 80 per-cent of Americans are unhappy with them. The Republican-con-trolled House and Democratic-led Senate have set record lows for production and record highs for dysfunction. Partisanship and electionyear politics have left a droughtstricken nation wondering if new help will ever come and the U.S. Postal Service uncertain about its solvency. Some $110 billion in automatic, across-the-board cuts are due to hit military and domestic programs on Jan. 2, yet no bipartisan solution is in sight or even under discussion by those who really matter. At the same time, President George W. Bush-era tax cuts for all Americans expire, threaten-ing to send a sluggish economy right back into recession. The standoff is what happens when a bitterly divided govern-ment mixes with election-year politics to throw sand in the gears of official Washington. The tea party-dominated House and a Senate controlled by Democrats struggling to keep their narrow majority in November view each other with a palpable disdain. House Speaker John Boehner, who came to Washington in 1991, bluntly described the divide that has made consensus a rare commodity. The American people are probably more polarized now than any time since Ive been here, the Ohio Republican told reporters. And as a result we see that polarization reflected here in the halls of Congress. And even though both sides have some sharply differ-ent views and ideologies, our job is still to find the common ground. But common ground is scarce. This is a Congress that cant do the big stuff while even the small stuff, such as a one-year extension of student loan subsi-dies that passed in June, makes them sweat. Congress stumbled out of Washington for a five-week vaca-tion one day early on Thursday on a typical note: a GOP filibus-ter in the Senate of a biparti-san cybersecurity bill and the Houses abandonment of a oneyear extension, as Republican leaders had planned, of food and farm policy. Senate Republicans were unhappy about being denied a chance to amend the cyberse-curity bill. House Republicans were unable to find party unity on food stamps and farm sub-sidies The House settled for a paltry restoration of expired disaster programs for livestock pro-ducers and tree farmers. The Senate wouldnt do even that, demanding instead a full five-year farm bill with 80 percent of it, or about $400 billion, devoted to food stamps. Congress breaks for 5 weeks, but much work undone
Page Editor: Todd Wilson, 754-0418 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY AUGUST 5, 2012 7A 7A Political advertisement, paid for and approved by Jimmy Prevatt for 3rd Circuit Court Judge, Group 5. Please Vote Jimmy Prevatt on Tuesday, August 14th! Experience you can count on! www.jimmyprevatt.com all the basins and swamps in the area are full and we continue to get rains in the afternoons in the past weeks since the storm left, he said. Every time it starts to dry out, we get an afternoon rain shower which puts the water right back. Its probably going to be another couple more weeks before it will be dry enough to open back up. High water levels and damaged equipment also forced county officials to keep Rum Island Park closed. The water is back down within the banks but until it recedes enough that we can actually make repairs to the wooden structures that enter the spring area, weve got to keep it closed for safety reasons, Pittman said. The wooden structures that enter the spring area and the steps at Rum Island Springs were damaged dur ing Tropical Storm Debby. Some of those (wooden structures) got damaged and broke with debris when the river was flood ed, Pittman said. Weve got all the debris removed and the park cleaned, but the water is still over those steps. Until the water drops down enough to where I can get in and repair the steps, weve got to keep the park closed. Pittman said it will be a matter of monitoring the river until county work crews are able to make the neces sary repairs at the park. The way the water is currently dropping, we hope within the next couple of weeks the park will also be opened, he said. Were checking the park every other day and just monitoring the levels of the river until we can get in there and fix it. REPTILES: Flooding keeps recreation area closed Continued From Page 1A any information about this person. Earlier in the day officers from the Lake City Police Department responded to neighborhoods in the Lake Montgomery area to assist the Columbia County Sheriffs Office investigating where Lee had crashed the alleged stolen car he was driving early Saturday morning and then fled to a wooded area near the lake. Police believe Lee then burglarized a couple of homes in the neighbor hood while trying to elude police. The second home we responded to, the residents were there and they found the subject (Lee) in their home and he was arrested, said Mike Lee, Lake City Police Department crime prevention officer and a public infor mation officer. More than 20 police vehicles were positioned along Grandview Avenue to areas around Lake Montgomery Avenue most of Saturday because Lee was on the run and had not been located. Later, K-9 units from the sher iffs office and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were called to track the suspect in a wooded area. Lee was captured just before 5 p.m. in a home near the woods at the intersection of Southwest Lakeview Avenue and Southwest Bali Lane, on the west side of Lake Montgomery. Lee was taken into custody and later taken from the scene in an ambulance. Officer Mike Lee said the suspect was taken to the hospital for minor injuries he suffered in the car crash before LCPD officers arrived at the scene. Lee was released from the hospital and taken to jail. ARREST: Daytona Beach car theft suspect caught Continued From Page 1A Conner remembered as giving person By HANNAH O. BROWN email@example.com Ralph Conner was memori alized this week after his life ended in an act of heroism. Conner, 30, drowned after diving into a pond overun with weeds to save the life of his 8-year-old stepdaughter. Conner and several chil dren were playing on a sub merged dock that led into the pond. The dock was covered over four feet high with water from recent flooding. Conners stepdaughter walked to the end of the dock and fell into deep water and Conner immediately dove in after her. His oldest stepdaughter swam away from the dock, his brother Dale Conner said. She panicked. When she started panicking, he dove in to save her. Conner managed to get his stepdaughter back on the dock but then he got caught up in the weeds. The Columbia County Sheriffs Office report said the children saw him come up for air twice before he sank into the pond. His stepdaughter ran to tell Dale Conner. His brother found Conner caught in the weeds on the edge of the dock. By the time I found him on the bottom of the pond, the paramedics were there, he said. Ralph Conner, a Lake City man who cared for livestock, had two children and three stepchildren. He would do anything for anybody, all you had to do is ask, his brother said. Dale Conner said his broth er was an easy-going man and a hard worker. He had no enemies, he said. His stepbrother Brandon Brown called Conner a great dude. He gave the boots off of his feet to me one time, Brown said. Brown said the family is very close. The brothers would fish, hunt and grill out in the yard together often. Brown said Conner never used charcoal when he grilled, hed use oak wood. He made the greatest stuffed pork chops, Brown said. Wed eat them right off the grill. Conners funeral was held on Friday afternoon. Family came from as far as North Dakota to pay homage to the man who died on July 21. No matter what life gave him he was always an up-spir ited person, Dale said. Its tragic. I am still lost. COURTESY Ralph Conner, 30, drowned while pulling his stepdaughter out of deep water in late July. City to evaluate Southside Rec procedures From staff reports Concerns about Lake Citys Southside Community Center after-school pro gram will be addressed 7 p.m. Monday during the city council meeting. City staff brought up concerns with the program during a City Council bud get workshop July 26. Children from surround ing elementary and middle schools walk to the center for free after-school care, but students are not picked up using normal childcare procedures. Several city council mem bers, upon hearing this, were concerned that chil dren can sign themselves in and out of the after school program. Council members were concerned for the childrens safety and concerned about the citys liability and want ed to further discuss the procedures at the Southside Rec Center. Suwannee Valley Flood Jam free to tri-county residents From staff reports LIVE OAK The Suwannee Music Foundation will present Suwannee Valley Flood Jam Aug.17-18 at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak. Residents of Suwannee, Columbia and Hamilton counties will receive free admission to the event by showing valid identification at the box office on the day of the show with proof of local residency. The Suwannee Valley Flood Jam is proud to announce several lineup additions including Grammy Award winner Kofi Burbridge, Gris Gris Boys, Dark Water Social, Bibb City Ramblers, The Atlanta Funk Society Horns, The Paralounge Drummers, Honey Henne Lime, Dead Keys and Nicole Nouveau. More than 30 bands includ ing Music Park favorites Peter Rowan, The Lee Boys, Jamie Davis, The Swingin Johnsons, The Heavy Pets, The Legendary JCs, Donna the Buffalo and many more will fill up the special Suwannee Valley Flood Jam line-up. Full lineup below. The Suwannee Valley Flood Jam also announces a Thursday Night Pre-Party to be held Thursday Aug.16 in The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Hall. Entertainment will be from 6 p.m. 1:30 a.m. Entertainment includes Ted Teddy Mac Elvis McMullen with Karaoke, Quartermoon and Greenhouse Lounge. $20 ticket is available at the door only and includes music and primitive camping. All residents of Suwannee, Columbia and Hamilton counties will be adm2itted free of charge. During the Flood Jam a flood victims business expo will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, to bring flood victims together with local busi nesses who are members of the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce and/or the Lake City/ Columbia County Chamber of Commerce such as banks, home builders, con tractors, real estate agents, insurance companies, vol unteer agencies, legal assis tance, faith-based organi zations, home restoration companies and others who can help flood victims. Deadline for chamber members to sign up to par ticipate free of charge is Aug. 13. Check musicliveshere. com, the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce at www.suwanneechamber. com/ or call 386-362-3071; or contact the Lake City/ Columbia County Chamber at 386-752-3690 or go to their website at www.lake citychamber.com for more information. FEMA, SBA, crisis counseling and finan cial counseling will also be available during the expo. On June 24, 2012, Tropical Storm Debby set tled over North Florida for four days, dumping more than 25 inches of rain in some areas of Suwannee, Hamilton and Columbia counties. The Suwannee River rose to near record flood levels and dozens of sinkholes developed around those counties, destroying many business es and homes while mak ing roads impassible. The storm flooded some 1,500 families out of their homes many were left without shelter, cars, clothes, food or any worldly posses sions. The flood affected over 10,000 other people throughout the tri-coun ties. An on-line charitable auction will also be avail able to all, including those not able to attend. Whether in person or not, folks will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of great items including artist memorabil ia, diamond and gold jew elry, music instruments, collectible items and much more. Stay connected to www.musicliveshere.com for updates, to view the online auction and to pur chase tickets. One hundred percent of net profits from the Suwannee Valley Flood Jam will be donated to locally based charities, Love INC based in Live Oak, Fla and The United Way based in Lake City. Since the flood, the Suwannee Music Foundation and the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park have partnered with Love INC. to deliver supplies and provide relief to affect ed households. These charitable efforts by music lovers everywhere have helped hundreds of people who in this desperate time of their lives have virtually nothing. Volunteers at both agencies, along with many others throughout the three counties and from near and far, have donated thousands of hours to help family, friends and com plete strangers, wading in waist deep, contaminated water to bring out pre cious personal belongings, prized childrens toys and helping families find suit able temporary homes as well as pulling out soaked belonging and drywall so recovery can begin. Some homes remain flooded. The Suwannee Valley Flood Jam full line-up is as follows: Peter Rowan, Donna The Buffalo, The Lee Boys, The Swingin Johnsons, Jamie Davis, The Heavy Pets, The Legendary JCs, Mercy Mountain Boys, Beebs & Her Money Makers, Flannel Church, State Of Mind, Shane Pruitt, Down The Hatch, Main Stream, funkUs, Asheville Flood Commission, Stephanie Renee & Wreckless, Randy & Beth, Catfish Alliance, Chroma, Applebutter Express, Aquaphonics, El Groundscoro, The Resolvers, The Funky Seeds, DJ Craig Heneveld, The Funky Nuggets, Flt Rsk, $BIG BUCKS$ CREW, DJ Triclops, Kidd Yzer, DJ Chef Rocc, C-Minus, Vlad The Inhaler, Mason Masters, Jeff Randall, DJ Ginsu, DJ Natural, includ ing Grammy Award winner Kofi Burbridge, Gris Gris Boys, Dark Water Social, Bibb City Ramblers, The Paralounge Drummers, Honey Henne Lime, Dead Keys and Nicole Nouveau. For more, go to the Suwannee Valley Flood Jam website at www. suwaneevalleyfloodjam. com, contact the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, email spir firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.musicliveshere. com for further details or to make camping reserva tions during the Flood Jam weekend.
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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, August 5, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B FROM THE SIDELINE Brandon FinleyPhone: (386) email@example.com Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org Q Brandon Finley covers sports for the Lake City Reporter .%632576 COURTESY PHOTOColumbia head coach Brian Allen poses with players a t the 2012 Brian Allen Future Tiger Football Camp at the hi gh school on Saturday.Tigers of the future BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterFlorida wide receiver Frankie Hammond answers question s from the media during an interview as part of the University of Floridas media day on Thursday in Gainesville. Florida optimistic about new seasonAssociated PressGAINESVILLE After a 7-6 campaign and their worst season since 1987, the Florida Gators realized their attitude needed to change. Players held their own practices and punished those who didnt attend with early morning running sessions. Gators coach Will Muschamp addressed the attitude change at Floridas annual media day on Thursday. As much as anything, some guys have bought into what were trying to do, Muschamp said. Obviously, their way didnt work. They understand where we are heading with this program. Florida begins training camp Friday with a new offensive coordinator, offen-sive line coach and strength coach. Sophomore quarterbacks Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel led the players-only practices. The two are com-peting for the starting job. Brissett called the quarter-back competition the big-gest opportunity of his life. I feel really good about that position, Muschamp said. We have two really good players competing. Theyre going to make each other better, our offense better and our team bet-ter. The offseason workouts gave the Gators a jumpstart UF aims to bounce back from worst year since 87. GATORS continued on 6BPhotos by BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterABOVE : Columbia High players show a group of campers the co rrect form for hitting a football sled at the 2012 Brian Allen Future Tiger Football Camp on Saturday in Lake City. BELOW : Campers Hakeem James (from left), Jasean Merrick, Peyton Robertson and Sirr Rollins work together to flip a tractor tire. Allen gives back with football camp Time to shut up and playT alk is cheap and Florida coach Will Muschamp will be the first to tell you that. Much of the focus at the University of Floridas media day was about what the new offense will look like, but to those on the coaching staff, theyre more worried about what the win column will look like. Another 7-6 year wont do it at the University of Florida. This is a team that talks about winning championships, not barely qualifying for a low-rate bowl game. But how does Florida get back to being the program it was under Steve Spurrier in the 90s and Urban Meyer prior to Muschamp? It starts with quarterback play and Muschamp likes both of his weapons. While there are areas of concern throughout the offense to be cautious over, Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel are not at the top of that list. Florida brought in quarterback guru and former Boise State offensive coordinator Brent Pease in the offseason to develop the sophomore passers and put Florida back on the offensive map. The quarterbacks must have targets though and thats where Florida needs someone to emerge out of a group of highly-rated players that havent done much as Gators. Andre Debose might hold the Gators record for kickoff returns with three, but he hasnt exactly matched that excitement in the receiving game. The most buzz has come from true freshman Latroy Pittman this summer, but how much can freshmen be counted upon to become impact players during their first year on the field? Media day was built to create excitement for the fans. It was built to highlight players and create buzz words, but that doesnt necessarily mean its a good thing for this team. Muschamp doesnt come off as someone who craves the medias attention and thats just how he should be. Its not time for Florida to talk. Its time to practice, sweat and get better. Most importantly, its time to win again. By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comThe best way to sustain continued success is to capture the heart of youth. Columbia head coach Brian Allen is doing just that with the 2012 Brian Allen Future Tigers Football Camp. Held Saturday at the high schools practice field, more than 100 future Tigers showed up to see what its like to live a day in the life of a Columbia player. We had about 100, but we want about 300, Allen said. We want kids to have something to look forward to. Its something that I never had the opportunity to do growing up and is my way of giving back. The day started with the future Tigers taking a tour of the teams facilities. We started with them watching film during reg-istration and then some of the older guys showed them around the facilities, Allen said. We showed them the weight room, had the jerseys hanging in the lockers and then took them through our usual Tuesday routine. Future Tigers were able to meet the current Tigers from behind the facemask giving the younger genera-tion a face to put with the name they see on Friday nights. During the camp, current players even became coach-es for the day. I think this is big for the young kids to interact with the players and its also good for us, because we get to see them incorporate what were teaching them, Allen said. We know our guys are paying attention, because now theyre teach-ing it. A couple of the guys will probably be coaches one day. Jayce (Barber), Felix (Woods) and even Wyndell Wallace were all getting into it. Derrick Brooks saw it in me at Florida State and I see it in them. Future Tigers went through 21 stations in the weight room as Allen explained to them what muscles they were working before hitting the field. Six more stations awaited the players and the camp ended with a touch-football game. Allen delivered a message about the importance of representing the Tigers to the future players. The Tiger paw is sacred, he said. Allen also gave thanks to the sponsors and quarter-back club for helping put the camp on. The camp was free for kids, but its not free to put on, he said. We couldnt do it without our sponsors.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 12:30 p.m. ABC IRL, IndyCar, Honda 200, at Lexington, Ohio 1 p.m. ESPN NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Pennsylvania 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 6 p.m. ESPN2 NHRA, Northwest Nationals, at Kent, Wash. (same-day tape) 11 p.m. SPEED FIA World Rally, at Jyvaskyla, Finland (same-day tape) GOLF Noon TGC PGA Tour-WGC Bridgestone Invitational, final round, at Akron, Ohio 2 p.m. CBS PGA Tour-WGC Bridgestone Invitational, final round, at Akron, Ohio TGC Web.com Tour, Cox Classic, final round, at Omaha, Neb. 4 p.m. TGC Champions Tour, 3M Championship, final round, at Blaine, Minn. 7 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Reno-Tahoe Open, final round, at Reno, Nev. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. TBS L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox 4 p.m. WGN Chicago Cubs at L.A. Dodgers 8 p.m. ESPN Milwaukee at St. Louis MOTORSPORTS 3 p.m. SPEED FIM World Superbike, at Towcester, England (same-day tape) SOCCER 7 p.m. NBCSN MLS, Dallas at Portland 9 p.m. ESPN2 MLS, Los Angeles at Seattle TENNIS 4 p.m. ESPN2 ATP World Tour, Citi Open, championship match, at Washington Monday MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN N.Y. Yankees at DetroitOLYMPICSTelevision Today 4 a.m. NBCSN LIVE: tennis: womens, mixed doubles Gold Medal final; beach volleyball, quarterfinal; womens weightlifting, super heavyweight Gold Medal final; womens volleyball: Brazil vs. Serbia, DELAYED TAPE: China vs. South Korea, Italy vs. Russia; LIVE: cycling, track events; DELAYED TAPE: synchronized swimming, duet qualifying; LIVE: mens badminton: doubles Gold Medal final, DELAYED TAPE: singles and doubles Bronze medal; mens shooting, pistol Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL Womens: United States vs. China, France vs. Russia, Britain vs. Brazil, Canada vs. Australia, Czech Republic vs. Angola, Turkey vs. Croatia, Brazil vs. Britain, at London 6 a.m. NBC LIVE: womens marathon; mens tennis, Gold Medal final; beach volleyball, quarterfinal; womens basketball, United States vs. China; womens water polo, quarterfinal; womens volleyball, United States vs. Turkey; SAME-DAY TAPE: cycling, track Gold Medal final; equestrian, team jumping Gold Medal final round 1, at London 7 a.m. MSNBC LIVE: womens water polo, quarterfinals; mens tennis, singles Bronze medal; beach volleyball, quarterfinal; SAME-DAY TAPE: wrestling, Greco-Roman Gold Medal finals; mens field hockey, Britain vs. Australia; mens table tennis, team quarterfinals; LIVE: womens handball, Denmark vs. France, at London 8:30 a.m. CNBC Womens boxing, at London 9 a.m. TELEMUNDO Womens marathon; womens volleyball; beach volleyball, quar-terfinals; mens tennis, Gold Medal final; boxing, at London (same-day tape) 3:30 p.m. CNBC Mens boxing, quarterfinals, at London 7 p.m. NBC Gymnastics, individual event Gold Medal finals: mens floor exercise, mens pommel horse, womens vault; track and field, Gold Medal finals: mens 100m, womens 400m, womens triple jump; womens diving, springboard Gold Medal final; beach volleyball, quarterfinal, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO Track and field, Gold Medal finals; gymnastics, individual event Gold Medal finals; womens diving, springboard Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC Track and field, Gold Medal finals; mens badminton, singles Gold Medal final, at London (delayed tape) Monday 4 a.m. NBCSN LIVE: mens basketball, United States vs. Argentina, Australia vs. Russia; womens soccer, semifinals; womens boxing, quarterfinals; womens field hockey, United States vs. South Africa; mens volleyball, Russia vs. Serbia, Italy vs. Bulgaria; DELAYED TAPE: mens weightlift-ing, 105 kg Gold Medal final; mens shoot-ing: 50m three positions Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL Mens, United States vs. Argentina, Australia vs. Russia, Britain vs. China, Spain vs. Brazil, France vs. Nigeria, Tunisia vs. Lithuania, at London 9 a.m. MSNBC LIVE: beach volleyball, quarterfinals; mens basketball, Spain vs. Brazil; mens water polo, Romania vs. Serbia; wrestling, Greco-Roman Gold Medal finals; SAME-DAY TAPE: table tennis, mens and womens team semifinals; mens shooting, trap Gold Medal final, at London TELEMUNDO Track and field; mens volleyball; synchronized swimming, duet; beach volleyball, quarterfinals, at London (same-day tape) 10 a.m. NBC SAME-DAY TAPE: track and field; beach volleyball, quarterfinal; LIVE: mens water polo, United States vs. Hungary; mens volleyball, United States vs. Tunisia; SAME-DAY TAPE: equestrian, team jumping Gold Medal final; LIVE: cycling, track events; SAME-DAY TAPE: synchronized swimming, duet; canoeing, sprint, at London Noon NBC SOCCER Womens, semifinals, at various sites 5 p.m. CNBC Mens boxing, quarterfinals, at London (same-day tape) 8 p.m. NBC Gymnastics, individual event Gold Medal finals: mens still rings, mens vault, womens uneven bars; track and field, Gold Medal finals: mens 400m, mens 400m hurdles, womens pole vault; beach volleyball, quarterfinal; mens diving, spring-board; cycling, track Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO Track and field, Gold Medal finals; gymnastics, individual event Gold Medal finals; mens diving, springboard; mens boxing, quarterfinals, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC Track and field, Gold Medal finals; cycling, track events, at London (delayed tape) Tuesday 4 a.m. NBCSN LIVE: mens soccer, semifinals; mens triathlon; womens basketball, quarterfinals; DELAYED TAPE: mens weightlifting, super heavyweight Gold Medal final; LIVE: equestrian, team dressage Gold Medal final; DELAYED TAPE: canoeing, sprint; LIVE: mens field hockey, South Korea vs. Netherlands; DELAYED TAPE: womens handball, quarterfinals, at London 9 a.m. MSNBC LIVE: beach volleyball, semifinals; womens volleyball, quarterfinals; womens water polo, semifinal; SAME-DAY TAPE: synchronized swimming, duet Gold Medal final; wrestling, Greco-Roman Gold Medal finals; womens table tennis, team Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL Womens, quarterfinals, at London TELEMUNDO LIVE: mens soccer, semifinals; SAME-DAY TAPE: mens boxing, quarterfinals; track and field; womens volleyball, quarterfinals; synchronized swimming, duet Gold Medal final; beach volleyball, semifinals, at London 10 a.m. NBC SAME-DAY TAPE: track and field; mens diving, springboard semifinal; LIVE: beach volleyball, semifinal; womens volleyball, quarterfinal; womens water polo, semifinal; cycling, track Gold Medal finals, at London Noon NBC SOCCER Mens, semifinals, at various sites 5 p.m. CNBC Mens boxing, quarterfinals, at London (same-day tape) 8 p.m. NBC Gymnastics, individual event Gold Medal finals: mens parallel bars, mens high bar, womens balance beam, womens floor exercise; track and field, Gold Medal finals: mens 1500m, mens high jump, womens 100m hurdles; beach volleyball, semifinal, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO Track and field, Gold Medal finals; gymnastics, individual event Gold Medal finals; mens diving, spring-board Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC Mens diving, springboard Gold Medal final; track and field, Gold Medal final, at London (delayed tape)Medalists Friday ARCHERY Men Individual 70m GOLDOh Jin Hyek, South Korea.SILVERTakaharu Furukawa, Japan.BRONZEDai Xiaoxiang, China. ATHLETICS Men Shot Put GOLDTomasz Majewski, Poland.SILVERDavid Storl, Germany.BRONZEReese Hoffa, Augusta, Ga. Women 10000 GOLDTirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia.SILVERSally Jepkosgei Kipyego, Kenya. BRONZEVivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot, Kenya. BADMINTON Men Mixed Doubles GOLDChina (Zhang Nan, Zhao Yunlei). SILVERChina 2 (Ma Jin, Xu Chen).BRONZEDenmark (Joachim Fischer, Christinna Pedersen). CYCLING TRACK Men Team Pursuit GOLDBritain (Steven Burke, Edward Clancy, Peter Kennaugh, Geraint Thomas). SILVERAustralia (Jack Bobridge, Rohan Dennis, Michael Hepburn, Glenn Oshea). BRONZENew Zealand (Sam Bewley, Aaron Gate, Marc Ryan, Jesse Sergent). Women Keirin GOLDVictoria Pendleton, Britain.SILVERGuo Shuang, China.BRONZEWai Sze Lee, Hong Kong. FENCING Men Team Sabre GOLDSouth Korea (Gu Bongil, Kim Junghwan, Won Woo Young, Oh Eunseok). SILVERRomania (Tiberiu Dolniceanu, Rares Dumitrescu, Florin Zalomir, Alexandru Siriteanu). BRONZEItaly (Aldo Montano, Diego Occhiuzzi, Luigi Tarantino, Luigi Samele). JUDO Men 100+Kg GOLDTeddy Riner, France.SILVERAlexander Mikhaylin, Russia.BRONZEAndreas Toelzer, Germany.BRONZERafael Silva, Brazil. Women 78+Kg GOLDIdalys Ortiz, Cuba.SILVERMika Sugimoto, Japan.BRONZETong Wen, China.BRONZEKarina Bryant, Britain. ROWING Men Single Sculls GOLDMahe Drysdale, New Zealand. SILVEROndrej Synek, Czech Republic. BRONZEAlan Campbell, Britain. Pairs GOLDNew Zealand (Eric Murray, Hamish Bond). SILVERFrance (Germain Chardin, Dorian Mortelette). BRONZEBritain (George Nash, William Satch). Quadruple Sculls GOLDGermany (Karl Schulze, Phillipp Wende, Lauritz Schoof, Tim Grohmann). SILVERCroatia (David Sain, Martin Sinkovic, Damir Martin, Valent Sinkovic). BRONZEAustralia (Christopher Morgan, Karsten Forsterling, James Mcrae, Daniel Noonan). Women Double Sculls GOLDBritain (Anna Watkins, Katherine Grainger). SILVERAustralia (Kim Crow, Brooke Pratley). BRONZEPoland (Magdalena Fularczyk, Julia Michalska). SHOOTING Men 50m Rifle Prone GOLDSergei Martynov, Belarus.SILVERLionel Cox, Belgium.BRONZERajmond Debevec, Slovenia. 25m Rapid Fire Pistol GOLDLeuris Pupo, Cuba.SILVERVijay Kumar, India.BRONZEDing Feng, China. SWIMMING Men 50 Freestyle GOLDFlorent Manaudou, France.SILVERCullen Jones, Bronx, N.Y.BRONZECesar Cielo, Brazil. 100 Butterfly GOLDMichael Phelps, Baltimore.SILVERChad le Clos, South Africa.SILVEREvgeny Korotyshkin, Russia. Women 800 Freestyle GOLDKatie Ledecky, Bethesda, Md.SILVERMireia Belmonte Garcia, Spain. BRONZERebecca Adlington, Britain. 200 Backstroke GOLDMissy Franklin, Centennial, Colo. SILVERAnastasia Zueva, Russia.BRONZEElizabeth Beisel, Saunderstown, R.I. TRAMPOLINE Men Individual GOLDDong Dong, China.SILVERDmitry Ushakov, Russia.BRONZELu Chunlong, China. WEIGHTLIFTING Men 85Kg GOLDAdrian Edward Zielinski, Poland. SILVERApti Aukhadov, Russia.BRONZEKianoush Rostami, Iran. Women 75Kg GOLDSvetlana Podobedova, Kazakhstan. SILVERNatalya Zabolotnaya, Russia.BRONZEIryna Kulesha, Belarus.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 62 43 .590 Tampa Bay 56 50 .528 6 12 Baltimore 55 51 .519 7 12 Boston 53 54 .495 10 Toronto 51 55 .481 11 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 58 47 .552 Detroit 56 50 .528 2 12 Cleveland 50 56 .472 8 12 Minnesota 46 60 .434 12 12 Kansas City 44 61 .419 14 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 62 43 .590 Oakland 58 48 .547 4 12 Los Angeles 57 50 .533 6 Seattle 50 58 .463 13 12 Late Thursday Minnesota 5, Boston 0Texas 15, L.A. Angels 9Kansas City 7, Cleveland 6, 11 inningsOakland 4, Toronto 1 Fridays Games Detroit 10, Cleveland 2N.Y. Yankees 6, Seattle 3Tampa Bay 2, Baltimore 0Minnesota 6, Boston 5, 10 inningsChicago White Sox 8, L.A. Angels 6, 10 innings Texas 5, Kansas City 3Oakland 5, Toronto 4, 15 innings Saturdays Games Seattle 1, N.Y. Yankees 0Toronto at Oakland (n)Texas at Kansas City (n)Cleveland at Detroit (n)Baltimore at Tampa Bay (n)L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox (n)Minnesota at Boston (n) Todays Games Cleveland (Seddon 0-0) at Detroit (Scherzer 10-6), 1:05 p.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 2-2) at N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 4-5), 1:05 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 4-6) at Boston (F.Morales 2-2), 1:35 p.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 3-2) at Tampa Bay (Price 14-4), 1:40 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 8-8) at Chicago White Sox (Liriano 3-10), 2:10 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 7-6) at Kansas City (Hochevar 7-9), 2:10 p.m. Toronto (Laffey 2-2) at Oakland (Milone 9-8), 4:05 p.m. Mondays Games Minnesota at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.N.Y. Yankees at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.Seattle at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Texas at Boston, 7:10 p.m.Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 63 43 .594 Atlanta 61 45 .575 2 New York 52 55 .486 11 12 Miami 49 58 .458 14 12 Philadelphia 47 59 .443 16 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 65 41 .613 Pittsburgh 60 45 .571 4 12 St. Louis 57 49 .538 8 Milwaukee 48 57 .457 16 12 Chicago 43 61 .413 21Houston 35 72 .327 30 12 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 57 49 .538 Los Angeles 57 50 .533 12 Arizona 55 51 .519 2 San Diego 45 63 .417 13 Colorado 38 66 .365 18 Late Thursday Washington 3, Philadelphia 0Atlanta 6, Miami 1Colorado 8, St. Louis 2 Fridays Games Washington 7, Miami 4, 1st gameArizona 4, Philadelphia 2Cincinnati 3, Pittsburgh 0Atlanta 4, Houston 1Miami 5, Washington 2, 2nd gameSt. Louis 9, Milwaukee 3San Francisco 16, Colorado 4San Diego 3, N.Y. Mets 1L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago Cubs 1 Saturdays Games Arizona at Philadelphia (n)Miami at Washington (n)Houston at Atlanta (n)Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (n)Milwaukee at St. Louis (n)San Francisco at Colorado (n)N.Y. Mets at San Diego (n)Chicago Cubs at L.A. Dodgers (n) Todays Games Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 13-3) at Cincinnati (Bailey 9-6), 1:10 p.m. Arizona (Cahill 9-9) at Philadelphia (Cl. Lee 2-6), 1:35 p.m. Houston (B.Norris 5-8) at Atlanta (Medlen 2-1), 1:35 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 8-10) at Washington (Strasburg 11-5), 1:35 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 5-11) at Colorado (Undecided), 3:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Harvey 1-1) at San Diego (Marquis 4-6), 4:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Germano 1-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Harang 7-6), 4:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 0-4) at St. Louis (Lohse 11-2), 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games Arizona at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Washington at Houston, 8:05 p.m.Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.San Francisco at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.Chicago Cubs at San Diego, 10:05 p.m.Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason games Sunday Arizona vs. New Orleans at Canton, Ohio, 8 p.m. (NFLN) Thursday Washington at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at New England, 7:30 p.m. Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.Denver at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.Green Bay at San Diego, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP PENNSYLVANIA 400 Site: Long Pond, Pa.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon-5 p.m.). Track: Pocono Raceway (triangle, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 160 laps. INDYCAR HONDA INDY 200 Site: Lexington, Ohio.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (ABC, 12:30-3 p.m.). Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (road course, 2.258 miles). Race distance: 191.25 miles, 85 laps. NHRA FULL THROTTLE NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS Site: Kent, Wash.Schedule: Today, final eliminations (ESPN2, 6-9 p.m.). Track: Pacific Raceways. Pennsylvania 400 lineup At Pocono RacewayLong Pond, Pa. Saturday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 176.043 mph. 2. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 175.795.3. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 175.627. 4. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 175.439. 5. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 175.432.6. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 175.339. 7. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 175.169.8. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 175.131. 9. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 175.097. 10. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 175.067. 11. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 175.036. 12. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 174.965.13. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 174.805.14. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 174.795.15. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 174.618. 16. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 174.561. 17. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 174.432.18. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 174.419.19. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 174.314.20. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 174.277.21. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 174.213. 22. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 174.162. 23. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 173.92.24. (10) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 173.571. 25. (22) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 173.524. 26. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 173.41.27. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 173.3.28. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 173.197. 29. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 172.864.30. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 172.619.31. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 172.371. 32. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 172.038.33. (23) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, 171.916. 34. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 171.913.35. (37) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 171.808.36. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 171.638. 37. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 171.246.38. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 170.804. 39. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 170.658. 40. (91) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 170.581. 41. 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Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 3B%632576US men survive Olympic test, beat Lithuania, 99-94 By TOM WITHERSAssociated PressLONDON When the moment arrived, the Americans responded. Theyre still unbeaten, but no longer untested. Pushed to the max by a fearless Lithuanian team smelling a world-shaking Olympic upset, the U.S. col-lection of basketball super-stars united as one. And LeBron James led the way. Two days after running and gunning to a record-shattering 83-point win, the U.S. was forced to play a possession-for-possession game in the fourth quar-ter in a 99-94 win over Lithuania. The Americans were in serious trouble until James in his third Olympics stepped up in the closing minutes. It was like LeBron said, I got this, Im doing this, U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said. James scored 9 his 20 points in the final four min-utes for the U.S. (4-0), which had looked nearly invincible in thrashing Nigeria 156-73 on Thursday night while breaking several records. But the Americans were reminded that the path to a gold medal is loaded with traps and Lithuania nearly sprang one. You want to get tested, James said. The best teams want to be tested. We love the competition. Weve got some of the greatest com-petitors in our league, in this world, so you want to have a game where you feel like you were tested, and we had that today. And then some. The U.S. trailed by two points with under six min-utes left before using a 15-4 run to put away Lithuania (1-3), which was seeking to duplicate its stunning win over the Americans in 2004 win at Athens, when the U.S. program dropped to its low point after decades of dominance. However, James, who was an Olympic rookie eight years ago, refused to allow it. The reigning MVP and a recently crowned NBA champion knocked down a 3-pointer from the top of the key, and after Paul stole the inbounds pass, James took a feed down the right side and delivered one of his trademark dunks, a basket that brought the American players off the bench and seemed to restore world basketball order. ASSOCIATED PRESSUSAs Lebron James (6) works the ball past Lithuanias Renaldas Seibutis during a preliminary mens basketball game at the 2012 Summer O lympics on Saturday in London. After latest BCS woes, ACC looks for fresh startBy JOEDY McCREARYAssociated PressGREENSBORO, N.C. The Atlantic Coast Conference is looking for a fresh start. The way the last few postseasons have ended, the beleaguered league could use one. The ACC sent two teams to the BCS for the first time in 2011 but that just gave the league two chances to lose. Every touchdown allowed by Clemson in the Orange Bowl seemed to push the league closer to rock bot-tom and deliver yet another blow to the on-the-field rep-utation of a conference that dropped to 2-13 all-time in the BCS. So, after West Virginias 70-33 thumping of the Tigers, the ACC figures theres nowhere to go but up. They dont put two Ls because one got away from us, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said. The bottom line is, (when) you win and when you lose, you have opportunities to learn and grow. Thats what the off-seasons about, and thats what weve done. The ACC coaches hope thats not only true for his Tigers, but the entire league especially since it announced this offseason that it will keep sending a team to the Orange Bowl through the 2025 season. For years, conference leaders have been eager for one of its teams to remain in contention for a national championship and, by asso-ciation, keep the league nationally relevant. That responsibility usually falls to Virginia Tech, Miami, Florida State, Clemson. When they strug-gle, the rest of the ACC seems weak, too. Now its probably up to the loaded Seminoles who enter as the favorites for the second straight year to carry that burden. When you sign your letter of intent to FSU, thats what you should expect to always be the topic of conversation as far as having a great team, hav-ing great players, a win-ning team, quarterback EJ Manuel said. Coach Jimbo Fishers first two seasons in charge in Tallahassee have been marked by close losses, dropping five games by a total 21 points since 2010. He knows his team has to find a way to win the tight ones if its going to resem-ble the swaggering bunch that captured the ACCs last national title in 1999. The Seminoles will be without senior cornerback and punt return specialist Greg Reid, who was kicked off the team on Wednesday for a violation of team rules. Manuel says the team has worked on paying closer attention to details. After losing at least four games every year since 2004, Fisher says its time to finally live up to those lofty expectations. I think were ready to do it. I think we can do it now, and I think its something that we should do, Fisher said. I mean, thats some-thing you strive for all the time. You go through the season and you deal with it, you have to play well, focus, eliminate the clutter, block everything out and prioritize. ATLANTIC FLORIDA STATE Key players: QB EJ Manuel, DE Brandon Jenkins, CB Xavier Rhodes. Returning starters: 8 offense, 9 defense. Notes : Seminoles face a hole in the secondary after the dismissal of CB Greg Reid. ... A three-game los-ing streak that included a loss to Clemson ultimately kept the Seminoles from winning the division for the second straight year. ... Florida State has higher hopes than just its 36th straight winning season. ... Toughest test comes Nov. 8 at Virginia Tech. CLEMSON Key players: WR Sammy Watkins, QB Tajh Boyd, RB Andre Ellington. Returning start-ers: 7 offense, 7 defense. Notes: Tigers aiming for third division title in four years. ... Watkins, the ACCs preseason player of the year, faces uncertain punishment after his offsea-son drug arrest. ... Former Oklahoma defensive coordi-nator Brent Venables takes over from Kevin Steele, who left following the Orange Bowl meltdown. NORTH CAROLINA STATE Key players: QB Mike Glennon, LT R.J. Mattes, CB David Amerson. Returning start-ers: 7 offense, 7 defense. WAKE FOREST Key players: RB Josh Harris, QB Tanner Price, CB Bud Noel. Returning starters: 3 offense, 7 defense. BOSTON COLLEGE Key players: TE Chris Pantale, QB Chase Rettig, LB Kevin Pierre-Louis. Returning starters: 9 offense, 7 defense. MARYLAND Key players: TE Matt Furstenburg, LB Demetrius Hartsfield, DT Joe Vellano. Returning starters: 5 offense, 10 defense. COASTAL VIRGINIA TECH Key players: QB Logan Thomas, CB Kyle Fuller, LB Bruce Taylor. Returning starters: 3 offense, 9 defense. Notes : Hokies are the nations only team with eight straight 10-win sea-sons. ... Thomas had a school-record 3,482 total yards last year. ... Hokies likely circling Oct. 20 visit to Clemson after Tigers beat them twice last sea-son, including in the ACC title game. GEORGIA TECH Key players: QB Tevin Washington, RB Orwin Smith, DE Izaan Cross. Returning starters: 7 offense, 6 defense. Notes : Yellow Jackets face a huge opener against Virginia Tech. Winner of that game has won the Coastal every year since divisional play began in 2005. ... Smith averaged 9.56 yards per career carry, the best among ACC running backs with at least 1,000 yards rushing. ... Tech has finished at least .500 in ACC play for a league-record 17 straight years. NORTH CAROLINA Key players: RB Giovani Bernard, QB Bryn Renner, LB Kevin Reddick. Returning starters: 8 offense, 5 defense. VIRGINIA Key players: TB Perry Jones, LB Steve Greer. Returning starters: 7 offense, 4 defense. M IAMI Key players: RB Mike James, CB Brandon McGee, K Jake Wieclaw. Returning start-ers: 4 offense, 6 defense. Notes : A second straight season in Coral Gables could be overshadowed by an NCAA investigation into the Hurricanes compliance practices. ... No ACC team lost more starters (12) than the Hurricanes. ... Memphis transfer Ryan Williams and Stephen Morris will battle for the starting QB job. ... DUKE Key players: QB Sean Renfree, WR Conner Vernon, LB Kelby Brown. Returning starters: 8 offense, 8 defense. Notes : WR Blair Holliday remains in intensive care after suffering head inju-ries in July 4 jet ski col-lision with teammate Jamison Crowder. ... Blue Devils lost three games in 2011 by total of seven points. ... Vernon enters 643 yards shy of Clarkston Hines 23-year-old school record for career yards receiving. ASSOCIATED PRESSClemson quarterback Tajh Boyd throws a pass on the firs t day of NCAA college football practice on Friday in Clem son, S.C. The defending ACC Champions open their 2012 season on Sept. 1 against Auburn in Atlanta, Ga. Associated PressThe finale was a formality, more a coronation than a contest. Michael Phelps headed into retirement the only way imaginable with another gold medal. Reclaiming the lead with the trademark butterfly stroke he first debuted in the Olympics as a 15-year-old in Sydney a dozen years ago, Phelps won the 18th gold of a mind-boggling career in the 4x100-meter medley relay Saturday. Ive been able to do everything that I wanted, he said. When it was done, Phelps hugged his teammates Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen and Nathan Adrian before heading off the deck for the final time in his suit. He waved to the crowd and smiled, clearly at peace with his decision to call it a career. And what a career it was! Phelps retires with twice as many golds as any other Olympian, and his total of 22 medals is easily the best mark, too. He can be quite proud of his final Olympics as well, even though there were times he had trouble staying motivated after winning a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games four years ago. The 27-year-old could surely swim on for another Olympics, maybe two, but theres really no point. I told myself I never want to swim when Im 30, Phelps said. No offense to those people who are 30, but that was something I always said to myself, and that would be in three years. I just dont want to swim for those three years. He hugged his longtime coach, Bob Bowman, who whispered three words that said it all, I love you. Their partnership was formed 16 years ago, when Bowman took a gangly, hyperactive kid with an extraordinary gift and helped turn him into a swimmer the likes of which the world had never seen. Bob and I have somehow managed to do every single thing, Phelps said. If you can say that about your career, theres no need to move forward. Time for other things. Bouncing back from a disappointing first race in London, a fourth-place finish in the 400 individual med-ley, Phelps wound up with more medals than any other swimmer at the games: four golds and two silvers. Sounds familiar.Honestly, the first race kind of took the pressure off, Bowman said. If its not going to go too well, we should at least have fun while were here. That helped us relax a little bit, then he started swimming well in the relays and he picked it up again. Phelps adds to record ASSOCIATED PRESSUnited States Michael Phelps gets out of the water after swi mming butterfly in the mens 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, on Saturday.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER FOOTBALL SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420%6SRUWV Florida tight end Jordan Reed answers questions during the University of Floridas media day on Thursday in Gai nesville. Athlete Trey Burton listens to a question from a reporter a t media day.Photos by BRANDON FINLEY Lake City Reporter Quarterback Jeff Driskel is surrounded by reporters at media day. ABOVE : Florida defensive back Josh Evans takes a drink while waiting to answer questions from reporters during the University of Florida media day on Thursday in Gainesville. BELOW : Defensive back Marcus Roberson listens to a question fr om a reporter during media day. Florida kicker Caleb Sturgis was selected as a preseas on All-SEC player. Ronald Powell answers questions regarding his injury at media day.
CHS GIRLS GOLF Lady Tiger tryouts Monday Columbia Highs girls golf team has tryouts at 3 p.m. Monday at Quail Heights Country Club. For details, call coach Todd Carter at 867-3837.Lady Tiger golf tourney Saturday The Lady Tiger Scramble Golf Tournament is Saturday at Quail Heights Country Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Format is three-person team scramble with one gross and one net winner. Cost of $50 per player includes golf and lunch. For details, call Chet Carter at 365-7097. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Mandatory parent meeting today Fort White has a mandatory parent meeting at 6 p.m. today in the gym for varsity, junior varsity and middle school teams. Coach Demetric Jackson will introduce his staff and provide details on physicals and paperwork require-ments. The Fort White Quarterback Club is serving dinner. The Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the teachers lounge at the high school. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731. LCMS FOOTBALL Falcons practice begins Monday Lake City Middle School football practice begins at 4 p.m. Monday with a meeting in the gym. Free physicals will be offered and a notary will be on site for paperwork (bring picture ID). Parents must accompany incoming sixth-, seventhand eighth-grade players for paperwork. Practice will be 5-7:30 p.m. weekdays until school starts. For details, call coach Richard Keen at 623-4629. RMS FOOTBALL Wolves practice starts Monday Richardson Middle School football practice is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. Players should report to the gym. Physicals and permission forms are required. For details, call coach Joey ONeal at 344-3733. CHS SWIMMING Practice begins Monday at pool Columbia High swim team begins practice is 4 p.m. Monday at the Aquatic Center. For details, call Stephanie Polhamus at 344-7796. CHS VOLLEYBALL Varsity tryouts Monday at gym Columbia High varsity volleyball tryouts begin at 8 a.m. Monday. The junior varsity tryouts are 3:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Participants must have a current physical, and parent permission and drug consent forms signed and notarized. Forms can be picked up at the CHS front office. For details, e-mail coach Rebecca Golden at email@example.com. FORT WHITE VOLLEYBALL Tryouts set for Aug. 8-10 at gym Fort White High volleyball tryouts for varsity and junior varsity will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at the gym. For details, call coach Tiffany Bratcher at (352) 872-8445. CHS FOOTBALL Mandatory parent meeting Tuesday A mandatory meeting for parents of all Columbia High football players is 6 p.m. Tuesday at the CHS auditorium. Coach Brian Allen will speak. The Columbia County Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City meeting planned Aug. 14 Lake City Columbia County Youth Baseball has a meeting set for 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Babe Ruth coaches building. For details, call Tad Cervantes at 365-4810.Q From staff reports Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 5B%6SRUWV BRIEFS ASSOCIATED PRESSNew York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow scrambles away fro m linebacker Garrett McIntyre (50) at their NFL football training camp Monday in Cortland, N.Y.Jets give glimpse into Tebow packageBy DENNIS WASZAK Jr.Associated PressCORTLAND, N.Y. It was Tebow Time for the New York Jets in goal-line drills. The Jets provided a small glimpse for the first time during training camp into their plan for Tim Tebow on offense, as the backup quarterback ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to Josh Baker in a four-play sequence that got the crowd at SUNY Cortland fired up. Yeah, I feel like Ive done that once or twice, Tebow said with a big smile, so it comes pretty natural. It was fun. On one wildcat-style play, Tebow took a snap from the shotgun, quickly faked a handoff to Joe McKnight and zipped into the end zone from 2 yards out untouched on what Ryan called a faked speed sweep. Tebow had previously only been used in regular offensive plays and as the punt protector on special teams, but Ryan and offensive coordinator Tony Sparano have said hell likely be used in a wild-cat-style package. It was sort of (a wildcat play), Tebow said. It looks like theres more gadgets and gizmos, but its really just a power play that can stretch defenses. But, with the shift and with the motion, you can really stretch the defense hori-zontally. Ryan yelled to the defense before the drills that Tebow was live meaning he could be tackled if he left the pocket. Ryan said it was the first time in a practice that he made the quar-terback live, something Tebow also said he had never experienced. I just got a little smile and thought it was going to be fun, Tebow said. Right before that, coach Sparano told me to keep it on the bootleg, so when (Ryan) said it was live, that made me smile. Tebow scored on the bootleg on his first play at the goal line, and then threw a short touchdown pass to tight end Josh Baker on the next. After Terrance Ganaway fumbled on the third play, the Jets (No. 17 in the AP Pro32) showed the defense a wrinkle that opponents might have to prepare for. Obviously, Tim, this was his best day of camp, Ryan said. The Jets had kept their wildcat plans mostly under wraps since acquiring Tebow from Denver in March, but ESPN has been camped out all week show-ing live shots from practice including the goal-line plays Thursday. Clearly, New York has a lot more in store for Tebow and its likely much of that will be revealed during the regular season as the Jets game plan specifically for oppo-nents. Mark Sanchez, who led the first-team offense to two scores in four chances, real-izes the plans could include him leading the Jets down to the goal line and then being replaced by Tebow for the scoring opportunity. Weve got to get it in the end zone, Sanchez said. I dont care. Whatever we have to do, and coach Sparano is going to be the judge there on what exactly he wants. But if thats what he wants, and thats what puts it in the end zone, fine. Well drive it 99 yards and he can run it in. It doesnt matter. It might seem unrealistic that a quarterback will be OK with coming off the field, especially when Sanchez has balked in the past when Ryan has given first-team snaps in practice to former backup Mark Brunell. Sanchez wants to make sure his rhythm is never affected, but insists he has a larger goal in mind. Its bigger than what one person on this team wants, he said. We really are in the business of winning and we have to be selfless, myself included. And, he knows that could really pay off in goal-line situations. If its him, 1-on-1 with a defender and a tackler, my moneys on Tim, Sanchez said. Hes got this will about him to put into the end zone. Tebow is familiar with being used as a short-yard-age specialist, performing in that role at the University of Florida as the backup to Chris Leak during the Gators run to the national title in the 2006 season. There was a lot of goalline, a lot of red zone, he said. I had a lot of oppor-tunities to play in a lot of big moments, key moments fourth down, big games, big drives. I think my fresh-man year that really helped me just as far as the experi-ences of being in those big plays and being able to real-ize what those moments are like so when I came back for my sophomore year, I felt like I was a lot more prepared and ready to go. Some fans and media have suggested that the Jets should always try for 2-point conversions after touchdowns now that Tebows around. That might make some sense, said Ryan, quick-ly adding that New York wont, of course, line up for 2 each time they score. Tebows popularity off the field has been appar-ent since the day the Jets arrived in Cortland for the start of training camp last Thursday, when dozens of media converged on the small town in central New York. The fact a major net-work is providing live cov-erage of practices makes Sanchez shake his head. Other than us and Denver, its like nobody else is playing right now, which is crazy, a smil-ing Sanchez said. Oh my God, theres 30 other teams. Whats happening? Thats just the nature of this year and the kind of draw Tim has and the kind of draw Peyton Manning has. Sanchez said the team has done a good job of ignoring all of the potential outside distractions, adding that he has seen the Jets garner lots of attention since he was taken in the first round of the 2009 draft. 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6B LAKE CITY REPORTER FOOTBALL SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 GATORS: Ready to rebound in 2012 Continued From Page 1B BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Floridas Sharrif Floyd smiles during the University of Floridas media day. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Floridas Omar Hunter laughs at a joke during the Gators media day on Thursday in Gainesville. on fall practice, Driskel said. Just being together will help us in the long run with unity and trusting one another, he said. It also helped just repping it. If you go from spring to fall with out doing anything, you are going to lose a little bit. We wanted to hit camp fast. The Gators enter camp with greater numbers on both sides of the ball. Due in large part to a lack of depth, Florida struggled last sea son against Southeastern Conference opponents and lost four straight to Alabama, LSU, Auburn and Georgia in the month of October. Muschamp and his staff now have the luxury of pushing more physical play in camp. Its hard to simulate game-day situations when you are only working one line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball, which was the case last year, Muschamp said. Thats not going to be the case this year. We are going to be able to do more things. Offensive coordinator Brent Pease expands the playbook for Florida. Muschamp said the for mer Boise State coordina tor brings more motion to the offense. Redshirt senior wide receiver Frankie Hammond Jr. noticed the changes between the offense run by ex-coordinator Charlie Weis and the Pease scheme. Coach Weis has a system and thats what he stuck to, Hammond said. With coach Pease, he brings in a different style and uses the ability the players have to create certain things, adjust his playbook and tweak it. In addition to the two sophomore quarterbacks on offense, the Gators return leading receiver Andre Debose for his junior season. With the Gators finishing eighth in the SEC in rush ing yards and the depar tures of Jeff Demps and Chris Rainey, senior Mike Gillislee is expected to han dle the majority of carries. You have to create balance in this league, Muschamp said. If you become one dimensional in this league, it becomes very difficult to have suc cess regardless of where you are in the division. While the offense ranked 10th in the SEC in total yards per game, the defense held every opponent except three below 30 points. Senior middle linebacker Jon Bostic recognized the relationship between the offense and defense. I have a lot of confidence in our offense turning it around this year, because I knew they werent happy with themselves, Bostic said. They want to play better and improve off of last year. Going into this year, they are going to lean on us and we are going to lean on them. For us to win ball games, it will take both of us. Redshirt senior Sam Robey has suited up for four seasons. He played with Tim Tebow and Percy Harvin, but also John Brantley and Deonte Thompson. He cant wait for the results of a retooled coach ing staff and an improved mindset. Everything that they did over the summer and what we did ourselves as a team is really something that has never happened before, Robey said. It makes me really excited to go into fall and start fast. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Florida head coach Will Muschamp speaks with the media during the University of Floridas media day on Thursday in Gainesville. More photos appear on page 4B.
1CBIZ FRONT T he Columbia County Tourist Development Council is proud to wel come Ms. Nupur Shukla to the board of directors for the organization. Ms. Shukla and her husband own the In & Out RV Park on U.S. 90 West. Ms. Shukla was appointed to the TDC board this past Thursday by the Board of County Commissioners to fill the term of former board member Cecil Shaw, owner of the E-Z Stop RV Park at Ellisville, who stepped down due to health issues. The term begins immediately and expires on December 31, 2013. Wed like to welcome Ms. Shukla to the TDC board, representing the RV and campground indus try in Columbia County. Wed also like to express our appreciation to Mr. Shaw for his many years of service on the TDC board. Mr. Shaw was origi nally appointed to the TDC board in 2001. Five members of the Suwannee River Valley Marketing Group (SRVMG) recently attended the Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) state conference, hosted at Delray Beach, July 25-27. Included in the group was Blue-Gray Army Executive Director Faye Bowling Warren, Michelle Goddard and Teena Peavey of the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, along with Paulette Lord and Harvey Campbell with the Columbia County TDC. The SRVMG captured five awards in this years Sunsational Awards competition. Entries were judged in 16 different categories, based on budget size of the event. Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park won three categories with Best Social Media Page, Radio Spot for Ms. Suwannee River Jam Daisy TDC welcomes a new member Lake City Reporter 1CBIZ FRONT Week of August 5 August 11, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County COUNTY TOURISM Harvey Campbell 386-758-1397 TDC continued on 2C Green takes helm at Peoples By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Peoples State Bank has found a new president one with with about 30 years of experience, who knows the importance of investing in the community, and who shares a family tradition of banking excel lence in Lake City. Robert Robin Green, a Lake City native, is the new president and CEO of Peoples State Bank. Green, 54, began duties as the banks president and CEO on July 11. My family has been in banking in Lake City for over 100 years, he said. I know a lot of the people here and worked with lot of them. I think this is a good opportunity for me and we want to make this the worlds greatest bank. As the Peoples State Bank pres ident, Greens duties and respon sibilities will include leading, plan ning and budgeting. Ill look at everything to make sure the bank is a responsible citizen in the community and that were making loans that people want and need, Green said. Green said he wants to continue the banks positive traditions. I hope to keep things going, he said. Theyve got a good bank and Chris Dampier had done a great job of keeping things going for the last few months as our senior loan officer. We hope to grow with Lake City and expand down the road. Right now we just want to get back into the business JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Robert Robin Green, 54, the new president of Peoples State Bank, poses for a photograph in his office. Green, who was the former president, CFO and Board of Directors member at Columbia Bank of Florida, started at Peoples State Bank on July 11. He also worked in operations, information, security and technology divisions. BANK continued on 2C NASA picks 3 firms to develop space taxis BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON NASA picked three aerospace companies Friday to build small rocketships to take astronauts to the International Space Station. This is the third phase of NASAs efforts to get pri vate space companies to take over the job of the nowretired space shuttle. The companies will share more than $1.1 billion. Two of the ships are capsules like in the Apollo era and the third is closer in design to the space shuttle. Once the spaceships are built, NASA plans to hire the private companies to taxi astronauts into space within five years. Until they are ready, NASA is paying Russia about $63 million per astronaut to do the job. In a statement, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said the move will help keep us on track to tend the outsourcing of human spaceflight. 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2C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF AUGUST 5, 2012 Duke Style and also for the Best Event Within a Major Event for the Hope Notes fund raising campaign. Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park placed second in both the Best T-Shirt Design for Magnolia Festival event and Best Promotion Idea for the hand fan shaped like a guitar. TDC and SRVMG chair Harvey Campbell ended his term on the FFEA executive board as immediate past chair of the organization and was elected to a fifth term on the board of directors. Ben Faure has been the park manager at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, Big Shoals State Park and Olustee Battlefield State Park for the past five years. We are sad to report that Ben has been offered and accepted the park manager position at Ft. Clinch State Park near Fernandina Beach. Ben and his family will be making the move in the next few weeks. Not only have the three parks in our area made significant improvements in a wide array of facets. Ben has been a driving force in enhancing the parks Festival of Lights celebration and has also been a great partner with the annual Olustee Battle Re-enactment. Our best wishes to Ben and his family on this next chapter in their lives. According to the Florida Department of Revenue, the Local Option Tourist Development Tax (bed tax) collections for May of this year totaled $54,927, an increase of $6,176 compared to the same month in 2011. Overall, collections for the period of January May of 2012 are $281,955, compared to $269,923 for the same five-month period in 2011. Meanwhile, Smith Travel showed an occupancy rate of 58.1% for June, an increase of 2.5% over last year. Average Daily Rate (ADR) was up 1% in June and rose to $70.25. Total room revenue for the month was up .3% for June. Harvey Campbell is the executive director of the Columbia County Tourist Development Council. He can be reached at 386-758-1397. TDC: August update Continued From Page 1C of banking, making a little bit of prof it for our shareholders and helping Lake City turn it around by providing some loans for growth. Green also said the bank would like to become more active in the real estate and home building market. Green worked for the past 30 years at Columbia Bank, where he held several positions, including bank president and chief financial officer. He also worked in operations, infor mation, security and technology divi sions at the bank. Green replaces Thomas Riherd as the Peoples State Bank president. Riherd left to pursue a career in teach ing. He had also worked as Greens chief financial officer when Green was Columbia Bank president. Its a great opportunity for me. We hope to build the bank and be the worlds greatest bank. Peoples State Bank has two Columbia County offices, its main branch is at 350 SW Main Boulevard and there is another office at 3882 West U.S. Highway 90 on the west side of town. BANK: Green is new president Continued From Page 1C Hawthorne, Calif., and Sierra Nevada Corp. of Louisville, Colo. They are quite differ ent companies. Boeing is one of the oldest and larg est space companies with a long history of building and launching rockets and working for NASA, going back to the Mercury days. SpaceX is a relatively new company started by Elon Musk, who helped cre ate PayPal and runs the electric car company Tesla Motors. Sierra Nevada has been in the space business for 25 years but mostly on a much smaller scale than Boeing. NASAs commercial crew development program started with seven compa nies. The other companies that were not chosen can still build private rocket ships and NASA still has the option to hire them to ferry astronauts at a later date, NASA spokesman Trent Perrotto said. Boeing is slated to get the most money, $460 million for its seven-person CST-100 capsule. It would launch on an Atlas rocket, with the first test flight 2016. The com pany wont say how much it would charge NASA per seat, but it will be significant ly lower than the Russian price, said John Mulholland, Boeing vice president. He said Boeings long experi ence in working with NASA on human flight gives it a leg up on its competitors. SpaceX is already in the lead in the private space race. The company earlier this year used their Falcon rock et to launch their Dragon capsule into orbit. It docked with the space station and successfully delivered cargo. NASA plans to give the com pany $440 million. The cap sule holds seven people and will have its first test launch with people in 2015, said spokeswoman Kirstin Brost Grantham. The company will charge NASA about $20 million per seat, she said. Sierra Nevadas mini-shut tle crew vehicle called Dream Chaser carries seven people and could be flown without a pilot. NASA would give them $212.5 million. The ship is based on an old NASA test ship design but hasnt flown as much as SpaceXs Dragon. 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Call 386-365-8543 Totally Refurbished 2/1 duplex, w/ deck & garage 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $700 month 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 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 0553380517,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acres of Land Sale $195,000, Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor Approx 1600sqft building, on 2 acres, on Hall of Fame Drive, close to interstate, zoned commercial. $800 mth 386-867-1190 ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 ForSale orLease Preschool/Childcare Building, Turnkey Ready. For more Information call 386-365-3329 FORTWHITE. Newly Remodled. Multi use Comm Prop. Approx 850sqft. Elec. & water incl. Lets make a deal, $750 941-924-5183. 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LIFE Sunday, August 5, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D Story ideas?ContactRobert BridgesEditor754email@example.com Lake City Reporter'/,)(Genie Norman and Mary Kay HollingsworthTasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com TASTE BUDDIES TASTE continued on 2D F loridas Forgotten Coast is the name com-monly used to refer to a quiet section of coastline stretch-ing from Mexico Beach to Carrabelle including the areas of Port St. Joe, Cape San Blas, Indian Pass, Apalachicola, St. George Island and Eastpoint. This portion of Old Florida was indeed forgotten during the period when much of North Floridas coastline was developed...and sub-sequently over-developed. The Forgotten Coast is a special place today, more for what has been pre-served than for what has been developed. Pristine bays, sugar white beaches, coastal marshlands, estuar-ies rich with sea life, and barrier islands with impres-sive dune formations. Along this stretch of the Florida Panhandle, little fishing villages dot the coast and there are cozy dining spots and quirky oyster joints along the way that offer some of the freshest seafood available. Mary Kay has spent many a summer at St. Teresa Beach, located between Panacea and Carrabelle, and on a recent weekend visit, she hap-pened upon The Seineyard Restaurant. Newly opened at Summer Camp, a St. Joe Company beach develop-ment, The Seineyard is one of just a few restaurants within 10 miles of their family beach house. This little gem of a restaurant, owned by Sam and Starr Dunlap, is truly a family run business that makes you feel warm and welcome the minute you walk through the door. The dcor is simple, with ample seating both inside and on the deck overlook-ing the pool and gulf. On our recent trip, we had a table full of family, so we took advantage of their varied offerings from sea-food, burgers and steaks. Starting out our meal we had each had a house salad filled with fresh greens, onion, and delicious sweet pickled pepper strips. Their dressings are home-made; the house garlic par-mesan is out of this world! The 12 oz Rib-Eye steak was grilled on the flat-top to our medium-rare liking and had a nice, mild garlic flavor and served up with crispy fries. Mary Kays Mom had the Jr. Seafood Platter that featured always fresh, local fried shrimp, scal-lops, grouper and oysters. Served with creamy, fresh chopped (no bag mix here) coleslaw, decadent cheese grits and light and airy hush puppies dotted with sweet corn, this was more than she bargained for doggie bag required. On special that evening, were fried Grouper Buddies visit the Forgotten Coast By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comA group of Columbia County middle schoolers have stomped, clapped and danced their way to a national championship. Willing to practice in parking lots and sell doughnuts to travel, the Eccentric S.O.U.L. Step Team won first place at the Break the Stage National Youth Step Competition in Orlando in July. S.O.U.L, which stands for Steppers Overcoming Undeniable Limitations, includes team members Gerald Smith, Lyndell Jones, Tyrone Brown, DreMond Higgins, Bruce Baker, Aneia Henry, Aniya Henry, Rashaela Bradley, Dominique Wilkes, Bree Marshall, Abrianna Morrow, Caitlin Clemons, Nazje Murray, Brooklyn Kelly, Taylor Jennings, Jaynae Sheppard, Andrea Sheppard, Jawan Dunmore, Ashonte Pate, Princess Brown, The national title is one of several wins for the team. They placed first at regional competitions in December and February. In March they placed third in the state competition. Columbia High Schools step team placed fourth in the high school division of the national competition. They are really hardworking kids, and De-Shazo Wilkinson, team coach and Richardson Middle School teacher. Wilkinson said the teams mission is to uplift the community through stepping and prepare stu-dents to become influen-tial, positive, and educated members of the commu-nity. S.O.U.L members have practiced since October, often for two hours every day after school, he said. Weve been through a lot, Wilkinson said. When the step program was taken out of RMS, parents wanted to keep it going as a community team, including students at Lake City Middle School too, he said. So motivated to nail their performances, the team even practiced in a parking lot outside the school. They used a multipurpose room at Niblack Elementary too, but are still looking for a perma-nent place to practice, Wilkinson said. They are willing to practice anywhere because they love stepping, he said. Wilkinson said team members must maintain good grades and not get into trouble to be on the team. Working on routines and keeping up grades keeps the middle school-ers out of trouble, he said. Wilkinson, who used to step with his college fra-ternity, even took the team to see step shows at the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida. We are trying to teach them a little bit more than running around, going to school and getting into trouble on the weekend, he said. After coming in first twice, the team got cocky and fell to third, he said. The loss made the stu-dents realize they needed to work harder for the national title, he said. After that, they were like Lets go, he said. It was the students who did the footwork to raise money and find sponsor-ships for competitions, he said. They were motivated to work. They deserved it, he said. For each competition the team learned and per-fected a new eight to 10 minute routine, he said. The intensity and length of the shows wear the stu-dents out, he said. After they get off stage, they usually fall to the ground, he said. S.O.U.L. performed during a community event at Memorial Stadium this summer and has volun-teered at an area nursing home and performed for the residents, he said. When school starts, Wilkinson said the team will host tryouts for new members hoping to bring home another national championship. They love being on stage, he said. Wilkinson said a special thank you goes to assistant coach JaLacia Queen and sponsors Colondra Wise, New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor and Mrs. Alvin Baker, Al Nelson, Rodger Hadley, Trinity Methodist Church, and Helen Beaty. Local team steps to national title COURTESY Eccentric S.O.U.L. Step Team, made up of Columbia County mid dle schoolers, poses with their first place trophy in Jul y at the Break the Stage National Youth Step Competition in Orlando Students must keep up grades and a good behavior reco rd to be part of the team, which earned several titles during the last school year. W e can experience some of the hot-test days of summer in August, but maybe we will be lucky this year. Who knows? Stranger things have happened recently where our weather is concerned. August is that in between month for growing vegetables, so some extra decent time to work in the garden might really pay off. Right now you can set out the last plantings of your warm weather crops as well the first plantings of some cool weather crops. As one season of growing winds down, we are transitioning right into the next one. Remember to rotate crop families for cultural insect and nematode control. This means that you should only plant the same family vegetables (like peppers or tomatoes, broccoli or cau-liflower) in the same spot in the garden every third season. Keep changing so soil pests wont build up populations. The warm season vegetables that you can plant for a final 2012 crop are snap beans, lima bean, sweet corn, cucumbers, southern peas, peppers, tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, and watermelon. Knowing which vegetables to grow is only the start, however. Plant varieties will not perform the same under different growing condi-tions and we all know that Florida has high heat and humidity. The University of Florida has done research to find which varieties will produce the best in our Florida climate. To be suc-cessful, grow varieties that are recommended by that research. The first of the cool season vegetables can now be started, also. The plants to begin seeding out now are collards, bunching onions, shallots and turnips. The first of broccoli and cauliflower can also be set out. Wait another month for bulbing onions, cabbage and Brussels sprouts. For more information on plant families and recommended varieties, read Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/vh021 or stop at the Extension office for a copy. Besides working in the vegetable garden in August, there are other gardening chores to do. Pinch back the grow-ing tips of mums and poin-settias now so they have time to branch out and set buds for later. If the oldest fronds on your palms are yellowing, they probably are in need of magnesium, an important element for palms. Epsom salts from the drug store will remedy this defi-ciency. Perennial and annual flowers should be dead-headed (old blooms removed) to clean them up and get another possible flush of blooms. A plant lives to produce seeds, so if you keep plucking off the faded blooms, the response is often more bloom production. Take off only the old blooms if you deadhead crepe myrtle or other woody plants because pruning wood stimulates unwanted plant growth. Contact the UF Columbia County Master Gardeners with your gardening questions at 752-5384. Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Ready your garden for the new season GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorestdndemorest@ufl.edu By DEVON HAYNIEThe Journal GazetteFORT WAYNE, Ind. Chance McKibben, 14, started dabbling in mobile app design about two years ago when he first got a Mac. His first app helped his brother, a photographer, show clients proofs on the go. Then last semester, he got to thinking that his own school district, Fort Wayne Community Schools, should have an app. He put his mind to work, developing the tools that would allow parents access school supply lists, calendars and other information on their smart-phones and other mobile devices. When he was finished, he sent out a mass email with screenshots of his new app to FWCS officials at Grile Administration Building. Five minutes later, he ended up in his principals office for a chat about how not to use district email addresses, and about how to put his skills to work. Several months later, after a bit of input from FWCS officials, McKibbbens app went live for all to see. FWCS unveiled McKibbens free app Wednesday and praised him for his creation. We think its a big deal when an eighth-grader can provide so much service to the entire community, said FWCS Superintendent Wendy Robinson, who called McKibbens accom-plishment amazing. After downloading the app, people can use it to check school supply lists, calendars, lunch menus, grades and more, accord-ing to FWCS officials. The app will also send alerts about weather delays, cancellations and other important announce-ments. Its making the district mobile, said McKibben, who brought an iPad to the news conference to showcase his app. Its amazing how I can put the district on everyones device. District officials said the app will make information more accessible to people in the district, and perhaps eventually cut down on paper costs associated with distributing the infor-mation in other ways. While they said some districts have paid up to $20,000 for the creation of a similar app, FWCS officials said they paid McKibben less than $1,000. It can be used on iPhones, iPads, Androids and other devices. McKibben recently started Apple App Factory, a mobile app development company. He hopes to help local businesses find ways of making their company mobile. Before McKibbens app was approved, he had to submit it to Apple for a two-week examination. School district adopts teens app to help parents
2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer PASADENA, Calif. Its NASAs most ambitious and expensive Mars mis sion yet and it begins with the red planet arrival late Sunday of the smart est interplanetary rover ever built. Also the most athletic. Like an Olympic gym nast, it needs to stick the landing. It wont be easy. The complicated touchdown NASA designed for the Curiosity rover is so risky its been described as seven minutes of terror the time it takes to go from 13,000 mph to a com plete stop. Scientists and engineers will be waiting anxiously 154 million miles away as the spacecraft plunges through Mars thin atmo sphere, and in a new twist, attempts to slowly lower the rover to the bottom of a crater with cables. By the time Earthlings receive first word of its fate, it will have planted six wheels on the ground or tumbled itself into a metal graveyard. If it succeeds, a video camera aboard the rover will have captured the most dramatic minutes for the first filming of a land ing on another planet. It would be a major technological step for ward if it works. Its a big gamble, said American University space policy analyst Howard McCurdy. The future direction of Mars exploration is hang ing on the outcome of this $2.5 billion science project to determine whether the environment was once suitable for microbes to live. Previous missions have found ice and signs that water once flowed. Curiosity will drill into rocks and soil in search of carbon and other ele ments. Named for the Roman god of war, Mars is unforgiving with a hostile history of swallowing man-made spacecraft. Its tough to fly there and even tougher to touch down. More than half of human itys attempts to land on Mars have ended in disaster. Only the U.S. has tasted success, but theres no guarantee this time. Youve done everything that you can think of to ensure mission success, but Mars can still throw you a curve, said former NASA Mars czar Scott Hubbard who now teaches at Stanford University. The Mini Cooper-sized spacecraft traveled 8? months to reach Mars. In a sort of celestial acrobat ics, Curiosity will twist, turn and perform other maneuvers throughout the seven-minute thrill ride to the surface. Why is NASA attempt ing such a daredevil move? It had little choice. Earlier spacecraft dropped to the Martian surface like a rock, swaddled in airbags, and bounced to a stop. Such was the case with the much smaller and lighter rovers Spirit and Opportunity in 2004. At nearly 2,000 pounds, Curiosity is too heavy, so engineers had to come up with a new way to land. Friction from the thin atmosphere isnt enough to slow down the space craft without some help. During its fiery plunge, Curiosity will brake by executing a series of S-curves similar to how the space shuttle re-entered Earths atmo sphere. At 900 mph, it will unfurl its huge parachute. It then will shed the heat shield that took the brunt of the atmospheric friction and switch on its groundsensing radar. A mile from the surface, Curiosity will jettison the parachute and fire up its rocket-powered backpack to slow it down until it hov ers. Cables will unspool from the backpack and slowly lower the rover at less than 2 mph. The cables keep the rocket engines from getting too close and kicking up dust. Even if the intricate cho reography goes accord ing to script, a freak dust storm, sudden gust of wind or other problem can mar the landing. The degree of difficulty is above a 10, said Adam Steltzner, an engineer at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which man ages the mission. It takes 14 minutes for radio signals on Mars to travel to Earth. The lag means Curiosity will already be alive or dead by the time mission control finds out. The rovers landing target is Gale Crater near the Martian equator. Its an ancient depres sion about the size of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined with a 3-mile-high mountain ris ing from the center of the crater floor. Scientists know Gale was once waterlogged. Images from space reveal mineral signatures of clays and sulfate salts, which form in the pres ence of water, in older layers near the bottom of the mountain. During its two-year exploration, the pluto nium-powered Curiosity will climb the lower mountain flanks to probe the deposits. As sophis ticated as the rover is, it cannot search for life. Instead, it carries a tool box including a power drill, rock-zapping laser and mobile chemistry lab to sniff for organic com pounds, considered the chemical building blocks of life. It also has cameras to take panoramic photos. Humans have been mesmerized by the fourth rock from the sun since the 19th century when American astronomer Percival Lowell, peered through a telescopethe orized that intelligent beings carved what looked like irrigation canals. NASA to athletic Mars rover: Stick the landing Becky Carswell Jim Carruth July 21, 2012 ~ Katherine Witt Trevor Caslin August 11, 2012 ~ Caroline Martin Clarence Brown, III September 7, 2012 ~ Adrea Pitman Nick Harris November 10, 2012 156 N. Marion Ave. Lake City Downtown 752-5470 We know exactly what they want in a wedding or shower gift. We update their list as gifts are purchased, and gift wrap. China, Crystal, Flatware and Gifts Couples registered: Stop by the Lake City Reporter for your complimentary engagement package. Aisle Style Complimentary Engagement Package Sweetwater Branch Inn 800-595-7760 Wards Jewelry & Gifts 752-5470 Camp Weed Cerveny Conference Center 386-364-5250 GeGees Studio 758-2088 Holiday Inn 754-1411, ext. 106 An artists rendering provided by NASA shows the Mars Rover, Curiosity. After traveling 8 1/2 months and 352 million miles, Curiosity will attempt a landing on Mars the night of Aug. 5. ASSOCIATED PRESS Throats. Now some of you may not be familiar with this part of a fish or that its even edible because these odd looking fried things are a fine delicacy not available most places. Fried to perfection, the meat is probably the most flavorful and tender there is and they are served with your choice of sides. When they have these on the menu, get em while the gettings good. Of course their burgers are just as good as their seafood. Fresh ground beef patties are cooked just right. Wanna know how to get there? Take I-10 to just east of Tallahassee to Hwy 59 south then turn right on Hwy 98 and fol low the winding coastline road over the Ocklockonee River Bridge. About 12 miles down the road youll find yourself at The Seineyard at Summer Camp. We sure hope youll enjoy a pleasant day trip to Floridas Forgotten Coastone youll put on your calendar for future summer excursions. The Seineyard has locations in Woodville, Tallahassee and at Summer Camp. Summer Camp hours are Thursday 11 a.m. 9 p.m., Friday Saturday 11 a.m. 10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. 9 p.m. Check them out online at www.theseineyar datsummercamp.com or on Facebook. Genie Norman and Mary Kay Hollingswoth are Columbia County Residents who love good food and fun. Their column on area restau rants appears twice monthly. You can contact them at TasteBuddiesLakeCity@ gmail.com. TASTE: Fresh seafood Continued From Page 1D
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National WriterNEW YORK Only 11 years after her death, Elton John sang his ode to Marilyn Monroe. And I would have liked to have known you, but I was just a kid, went the lyrics. Your candle burned out long before your leg-end ever did. What John didnt know was how much truer his words would ring a few decades later. Monroe passed away a halfcentury ago this Sunday, a murky death that remains one of Hollywoods most tantalizing mysteries. But look around: Her legend lives on, more vibrantly than ever. In a development this fiercely ambitious actress surely would have appreciated, the 1950s bombshell has become a 21st-century pop culture phe-nomenon. Just flip through a celebrity magazine: Some of-the-moment young starlet or pop singer will be channeling (or outright appropriating) those platinum locks, the bright red lips, moist and slightly parted, and that joyously, almost defiantly curvy figure, sheathed in something skin-tight and glamorous. Was that Marilyn on the red carpet at last years Teen Choice Awards? No, it was Taylor Swift, wearing a white halter-style dress just like Marilyns in The Seven Year Itch, in which the actress stood atop a subway grate and let the breeze of a passing train lift her skirts. (Oh, and that dress? It sold at auction last year for a mind-boggling $5.6 million, including commis-sion.) Was that Marilyn in the Dolce & Gabbana ad a while back? No, it was Scarlett Johansson, all white-blonde hair and ruby lips. And there was Charlize Theron in a Dior ad last year, meeting up with the real Marilyn, not to mention Marlene Dietrich and Grace Kelly, via CGI. Magazine spreads have featured Nicole Kidman, Lindsay Lohan, Rihanna, Michelle Williams, Viola Davis and others having their Marilyn moment. Madonna, of course, has famously appropriated Monroes look into her image. So have singers Christina Aguilera and Gwen Stefani. In June, on what would have been Marilyns 86th birthday, Lady Gaga tweeted Happy Birthday Marilyn Theyll never take our blonde hair and lipstick, along with a picture of herself, Monroe-like. Nicki Minaj says shes obsessed with Marilyn Monroe. On the big screen, actress Williams earned an Oscar nomination for her moving por-trayal of Monroe in My Week With Marilyn. And one of TVs most popular new shows is Smash on NBC, which follows a Broadway musical based on Marilyns life, with two actresses competing to play her. Heck, theres even been a giant Marilyn traversing the country: A 26-foot-tall, 34,000-pound statue of the actress, white dress billowing and undies showing, by artist Seward Johnson, now resting in Palm Springs, Calif. And there are plans for much more thanks to the purchase in late 2010 of Monroes estate, which includes among other things her name and image by Authentic Brands Group and its partner, NECA. The com-panys CEO, Jamie Salter, says he aims to upgrade the Marilyn brand by moving away from cheap souvenirs and developing Marilyn-themed cosmetic lines, spas and salons, sportswear, swimwear, footwear, handbags and more. There are even plans for wait for it the inevitable Marilyn Monroe reality show, in which young women would com-pete to become a new Hollywood icon. But just what is the secret of Marilyns enduring appeal? It depends on whom you ask and thats fitting, really, because Marilyn, more than other iconic celebrities, was different things to different people. There was, most simply, Marilyn the actress a Marilyn that often got lost in all the hype, despite her desperate aspirations to be taken seriously. Film histo-rian Leonard Maltin laments that many people know Marilyn as an image and an icon, but not as an actress. Monroe showed off her dramatic chops in The Misfits, for example, and Bus Stop. But she is probably best remem-bered for her delightful comic turns in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee who sang Diamonds Are a Girls Best Friend in that classic pink gown; as the sensu-ous but ditzy Girl in The Seven Year Itch; and as sexy band singer Sugar Kane in Some Like it Hot. Marilyn just leaps off the screen, says Maltin. She has a luminosity that transcends everything else. Still, an entire younger generation is enamored of her for something completely different, says Brandon Holley, editor in chief of Lucky magazine, which draws women in their 20s and 30s. I think most women under 40 havent seen her movies, Holley says. For them, shes a style type the ultimate hourglass figure. And a lot of women iden-tify with that. Christopher Nickens agrees. Marilyn was the epitome of a certain kind of feminine ideal, says the co-author of the recent-ly released Marilyn in Fashion, a rare look at Monroes influence in that field. Her key fashion leg-acy, he says, was to bring bodyconscious clothes into everyday life, with elegance. Though she wasnt seen as a fashion icon during her lifetime, Nickens thinks Marilyn shared something with other style icons like Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly, and Audrey Hepburn. They didnt follow trends, he says. Its about knowing your-self and what works for you, and having that confidence. Confidence isnt necessarily something one associates with Monroe, of course. In that Elton John song, Candle in the Wind, shes a beautiful innocent victim-ized by a terrible Hollywood machine people who whis-pered into your brain and set you on the treadmill and made you change your name. That falls into a familiar victim narrative about Monroe, who was indeed victimized as a young girl, according to multiple biographers. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson in 1926, she spent much of her childhood in foster homes, and there are allegations she suffered sexual abuse. But a victim of Hollywood? Monroes latest biographer, Lois Banner, begs to differ. She says Monroe the movie star was a constructed image one the actress herself worked very hard to invent, from the dyed hair (Norma Jeane was a brunette), to the makeup, that breathy voice, and the famous wiggle walk. And her dumb blonde screen image? Nothing like her, says Banner, a professor of history and gender studies at the University of Southern California. She was extremely intelligent. But why has Marilyns appeal only gotten stronger? First of all, she died very young, says Banner, freezing her image for eternity. But another reason is the existence of thousands of photographs of Marilyn, bursting with life. Shes conceivably the most photographed person of the 20th century, says Banner. The authors third reason is more cynical: Theres a lot of people making money off her, she says. Which brings us back to Salter, whose company is also using social networking to court a young consumer base for the Marilyn brand. On Facebook, Marilyn has three million-plus fans, 70 percent of them under the age of 24. She also has some 53,000 Twitter fol-lowers. Salters brand vision? To seduce the world with products that capture the iconic personality, style, glamour and elegance of the legendary actress, according to the promotional materials. Look at what Marilyn was, Salter says in a telephone inter-view. Shes a total fashion icon. She invented the red carpet. She knew her brand. Ive got the best model in the whole world. Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 3D'/,)( Star power 50 years on, Marilyn still shines brightMarilyn Monroe is shown wearing a knife-pleated gold lam gown made from one complete circle of fabric. She wore this dress in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Monr oe passed away a half-century ago this week, a murky death that remains one of Hollywoods most tantalizing mys teries.ASSOCIATED PRESS By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated PressBUFFALO, N.Y. They got hitched while still in their teens, divorced 20 years and four children later, and are get-ting remarried after nearly a half-century apart. For Lena Henderson and Roland Davis, both 85 years old, the second time around is finally here. The couple plans to get married again on Saturday, with four gen-erations on hand to see it happen. Its every childs dream, every child who has ever been in a family where divorce has occurred, that your parents would come back together, their young-est daughter, Renita Chadwick, said Tuesday as wedding preparations were in full swing. We are all so ridiculously excited. Were like little children again, said Chadwick, herself a grandmother. Henderson and Davis met as teenagers in Chattanooga, Tenn., and were married by a justice of the peace. There was no reception or honeymoon. Oh no, Henderson recalled with a laugh. He went to work and I went home. Davis was a hotel bellhop at the time, about to begin a career in the mili-tary. This time around, a church wedding is planned, at Elim Christian Fellowship Church in Buffalo, followed by a recep-tion at an Amherst restaurant. Still no honeymoon trip, though.Im just happy that were here, said Davis, who recently moved to suburban Buffalo from Colorado, where he was living alone following the death of his second wife in January. Henderson also was widowed after re-marrying. Davis proposed to Henderson over the phone around Easter and she accepted, even though they hadnt seen each other since a family funeral in 1996. Before that, the two hadnt been face-to-face since splitting up in 1964, though they had stayed in touch and kept up with each others lives through the children. Couple to remarry 48 years after divorce Roland Davis and Lena Henderson, both 85, pose for a ph oto in West Seneca, N.Y., Tuesday, July 31, 2012. They got married while still in their teens divorced 20 years later and are getting remarried on Saturday, August 4, after nearly a half-c entury apart.ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK J.K. Rowlings next book is for adults, but she will be on hand this fall to help promote a new club for kids, the Harry Potter Reading Club. Scholastic Inc. announced Tuesday that Rowling will participate in a live webcast at noon on Oct. 11 from her hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland, tak-ing pre-sub-mitted ques-tions from her young fans. The discussion will take place on scholastic.com/hpreadingclub, the website for an online Potter club launched Tuesday by Scholastic. The club is designed for schools and libraries and parents. It will include dis-cussion guides, a glossary, interactive features and information on community events. Rowling will contribute original commentary. She has a novel for grown-ups out in September called The Casual Vacancy. Webcast will promote new kids club book Rowling
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DEAR ABBY: Im becoming increasingly concerned about my wife, Traci, and her influence over our 3-year-old son, Grant. Over the last few months, Traci has been buying Grant more and more femi-nine clothing. Im OK with a pink shirt now and then, but lately it has gotten out of hand. She has been close to dressing Grant in drag. My wife says not to take it so seriously, but it bothers me when people tell us we have a lovely little girl. Im worried that what my wife is doing will have an adverse effect on my son, but I need to know if Im overre-acting. -ITS A BOY! DEAR ITS A BOY!: My experts tell me that there is no data that demonstrates what your wife is doing will cause gender confusion in your son. Whats important is that you talk to her and express your concerns pri-vately. Your little boy is at an age where he can sense stress in your marriage, and THAT could cause him prob-lems later on. More impor-tant than what clothes hes wearing is decreasing the level of stress on the boy. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: Im dating a man who is genuine, considerate, thoughtful, humble, responsible, committed to his family, and we have great physical chemis-try. Unfortunately, there is no intellectual/social con-nection. We do share interests in the outdoors and our faith. I feel emotionally secure with him and keep wondering if Im being overly critical or choosing to stay in a rela-tionship out of fear of not finding someone better in time to start a family. (Im in my early 30s.) Please advise. -INDECISIVE IN PLEASANTON, CALIF. DEAR INDECISIVE: To be frank, no one person has everything. If intellec-tual stimulation is the quality thats most important to you, then the man you have been dating isnt the one for you. The fine qualities you listed would weigh heavily in his favor with many women. What you must ask yourself is whether or not you can be with him and find intellectual stimulation elsewhere when you feel you need it. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I have four grown children between the ages of 21 and 25. For years I had a career, supported them financially and put them through college and trade schools. I remarried last January. My youngest daughter now says my kids are no longer No. 1 in my life and she will no longer speak to me. I told her my husband and all my children will always be No. 1 -just in a different way. Shes having a baby soon and hasnt included me in her life since January. Mind you, the baby is from a drug cartel man and they both have felonies. Im torn between getting on with my life or trying to reach out to her with hugs and kisses every now and then via snail mail. She has blocked me on Facebook and changed her cellphone number. Any suggestions? -TORN IN TUCSON DEAR TORN: Yes. Get on with your life. On her birth-day and at Christmas send cards to let her know you love her and are thinking of her. When she needs some-thing, shell contact you. Until then, dont hold your breath. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Face any challenge head-on. You will impress with your ability to handle whatever comes your way. Expect people from your past to surface. Greater partnership stability is apparent. Physical changes will be pleasing. Love is on the rise. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Work to get ahead. Putting in extra hours will help you avoid a sticky situation at home or with someone expecting too much of you. A surprise you are working on will help you build a better relationship with someone special. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont take on addition-al responsibilities when its important to honor prior commitments. Love and romance may occupy your time, but be leery of any-one offering something too good to be true. ++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Plan a fun day doing the things you enjoy most. Your intuition will be stel-lar, and the choices you make regarding the people and places you visit will help you make decisions about your own future and the direction you should consider. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change will be your moti-vator. Surround yourself with creative people work-ing toward a similar goal. Taking part in something you believe in will be grati-fying, but dont feel obli-gated to spend or donate when hands-on help is all thats required. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Prepare to do things alone if thats what will help you complete a task. A personal problem with an emotional partner can lead to health issues. Dont worry about something you cannot change. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your charm and outgoing persona will attract attention. Love and romance, coupled with travel and learning, will lead to exciting encoun-ters. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Discussions with friends will help you make a decision that has eluded you in the past. Let your imagination lead the way. More action and less talk will be your ticket to suc-cess. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Move forward. Luck is in your corner. Focus on contracts, settle-ments and money matters. Look at your talents and you will come up with an idea that will enable you to offer your services at a premium. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Dont let someone elses problems hold you back. Size up your situ-ation and separate your emotions from the equa-tion. You have to be practi-cal, even if it means letting someone down. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look at where your money is going. A new budget will help you get back on track. Being less generous will be a good place to begin. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Impulsive emotional reactions can be a benefit in the end. Take a moment to consider who has been helpful and who hasnt. It may be time to make personal changes that will improve your life mentally, emotionally, physically and financially. +++ Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Word SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 One of six World Cup qualifying zones 5 Tickles11 Visit15 Summer getaway19 Pedigree alternative 20 Relative of a crow21 Shade darker than azure 22 Gelatin substitute*HWDQLQVLGHORRN DWRXUERRWK(Buffalo, 1901) &RPHE\DQGFKDW DWRXUERRWK(Philadelphia,1876) :KLWH5DEELWVVRQJ LQ$OLFHLQ:RQGHUODQG 28 Do a pit job30 Early 20th-century Modernist 31 Whiz32 Two-time world figure skatingchamp Slutskaya 33 Card34 Back35 Thruway warning38 Double-check, in a way
6D LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVERTISEMENT SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 6DLIFE State Attorney Praises Jett for Refusing and Exposing a BribeJett acted in the highest tradition of upholding WKHSXEOLFWUXVW:HZDQWWREHDPRQJWKHUVWto publicly commend Commissioner James Jett for his courageous actions and for upholding WKHKLJKLGHDOVRISXEOLFRIFH State Attorney Ed AustinClay Today, October 5, 1989Ned Sweeney, Managing Editor Proven Conservative Republican Election Day August 14Early VotingAugust 4 11 James Jett is a conservative Christianwho upholds our values in his life and work.As County Commissioner,Jett refused to vote for budgets with tax increases. The media often referred to Jett as The Tax Payers Friend. As Clerk of Court,Jett economized the courthouse, returning over $8 million to taxpayers, instead of spending it in his budget.In Congress,Jett will serve with the same integrity. Jetts background as a graduate of the FBI National Academy, a Police Ofcer, County Commissioner and Circuit Court Clerk, has proven his values as a Constitutional conservative. As a US Secret Service Agent, his son Tyler makes us proud and proves that the best of America comes from small communities like ours. Jetts strong personal faith and character are the reasons I trust and endorse James Jett for Congress. Dewitt Cason, Columbia County Clerk of Court 7(0+-69)@-90,5+:6-1(4,:1,;;-69*65.9,:: REPRESENTATIVEVAN ZANTSAYS: If we ever lose our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms, we will lose our freedom within one generation. Jetts strong opposition to those who would destroy lawful gun ownership has earned my endorsement.Rep. Charles Van Zant, Florida House of Representatives Endorsed by Fireghters and Public Ocials across the district, and by Police statewide. Sun 8-5 Life Template D 1-6.indd6 6 8/2/12 9:40:09 AM