The Lake City reporter
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Title: The Lake City reporter
Uniform Title: Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: John H. Perry
Place of Publication: Lake City Fla
Creation Date: March 3, 2012
Publication Date: 08-31-2012
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Opinion ............... 4A People ................. 2A Obituaries ............. 5A Advice & Comics ....... 6, 7B Puzzles ............... 6, 7B TODAY IN PEOPLE Jersey Shore washed up? COMING SUNDAY Local News Roundup. 92 72 Partly Cloudy WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG 31-SEPT 1, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75LAKECITYREPORTER COM WEEKEND EDITION CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No 157 1A Romney: We need jobs Fill the Boot FHP works at RNC By TONY BRITT tbritt@lakecityreporter.com Several local highway patrol troopers were in Tampa this week providing essential services as law enforcement officers dur ing the Republican National Convention. Lt. Mark Boatright, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper with almost 30 years experience, is among sev eral FHP Troop B troopers who worked on a variety of security and support details performing different tasks during the convention. Boatright, along with Troop B troopers Leon Gill and Wayne Gill, were assigned to the disaster response trailer. Basically we provide logistical support and ser vices for the other personal who are assigned down here from around the state, Boatright said. Other troopers from Columbia County are work ing with the mobile field force. Boatright estimated that close to 20 troopers from Lake City are work ing at the RNC. He said roughly a quarter of the Floridas state patrol troop ers are working the event on details providing secu rity and other support ser vices. Boatright said working on the various details is quite different from tradi tional highway patrol work. This is a break from the routine of every day traffic patrol in the district, he said. There are FHP troopers on the mobile field force assigned to riot control, while others are assigned to the bridges as well as road security details for the buses that carry the del egates back and forth from St. Petersburg and Tampa. Boatright said this is the first political convention he has attended working in the capacity of a law enforce ment officer where nation al security is part of the assignment. Lake City firefighters Bobby Oliver (left) and driver/engineer Adam Brannon pose for a photograph Thursday. Members of the agency will be out collecting donations to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association starting at 5 p.m. Friday until Monday. Firefighters to collect all weekend By TONY BRITT tbritt@lakecityreporter.com L ocal traffic intersections will be busier than normal for the next few days as Lake City Fire Department firefighters stand at the busy thoroughfares collecting money to fight neuromuscular diseases. The local firefighters will be out in the community collecting donations to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Trey Beauchamp, Lake City Fire Department firefighter and EMT, said firefighters will be out collecting donations Friday afternoon. Well try to go out sometime after 5 p.m., he said. We like the rush hour traffic, so well go there after 5 p.m. and probably stay there until its dark. Firefighters will be at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and Branford Highway, U.S. Highway 90 and Bascom Norris Drive, U.S. Highway 90 and Main Street, Baya Drive and Main Street and at Walmart col lecting donations. The fundraising goal for the Lake City Fire Department has been listed as $6,000 for this years collection period. Beauchamp Local officers are present to assist at Tampa event. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Lake City firefighter Trevor Caslin looks for donations along Main Street. BOOT continued on 8A FHP continued on 8A Fill the boot Lake City Fire Department firefighters will be at intersections throughout the area col lecting money to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters will be out from 5 p.m. until it gets dark asking for your dona tions. The fundraising goal is $6,000. Canoe race Branford Outfitters. Com will host a Canoe and Kayak race Sept. 1 with all entry fee proceeds going to Hospice of the Nature Coast. The race will run from from Little River Springs to Branford Springs. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Camp-O-Suwannee and the race starts at 10 a.m. Kayak entry is $20 and twoman canoe entry is $30. For questions about the race or to pre-register call (386) 854-1002. Our Water, Our Future You are invited to attend a free multi-media evening, Our Water, Our Future, from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 7 in the Florida Gateway College Performing Arts Auditorium. T. Celebrated Springs pho tographer John Moran will share his images. Florida Springs Institute Director Dr. Robert Knight will explain the science of this precious resource. A host of community lead ers will share their vision for a water ethic that we can all take to heart. The pro gram will include refresh ments and is sponsored by the Florida Gateway College and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce. Hawaii Bash Pride of B&S Comb Temple 1238 invites the community to attend their 3rd Annual Hawaii Bash on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. at the lodge, 1688 NE Washington St. Donation at the door is $10. RHS class of 63 The Richardson High School class of 1963 will be celebrating their 49th class reunion which will be held at the Mason City Community Center on Sept. 1 starting at 10 a.m. Contact George Moultrie at 9658920 for information. Kids Club yard sale The Kids Club of Lake City Church of God is hav ing a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Family Life Center, 173 SE Ermine Ave. For more info, call (386) 752-5965. By DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW Associated Press TAMPA Mitt Romney launched his fall cam paign for the White House in a Republican National Convention finale Thursday night, declaring what America needs is jobs, lots of jobs and promising he has a plan to create 12 mil lion of them. Now is the time to restore the promise of America, Romney said in excerpts released in advance of his prime-time speech to a nation struggling with 8.3 percent unemployment and the slowest economic recovery in decades. Many Americans have given up on this presi dent, but they havent ever thought about giving up. Not on themselves, Not on each other. And not on America, Romney said. He muted his criticism in the advance excerpts of President Barack Obama, his quarry in a close and unpredictable race for the White House. I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want America to succeed, he said. But his promises gave way to disappointment and division. This isnt something we have to accept , he said, appealing to millions of vot ers who say they are dis appointed in the president yet havent yet decided to cast their votes for his Republican challenger. Now is the moment when we can stand up and say, Im an American. I ROMNEY continued on 8A Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Thursday. ASSOCIATED PRESS GOP nominee promises 12 million of them.


CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA Jersey Shore: Washed up after the coming season Thursday: Afternoon: 2-2-9 Evening: N/A Thursday: Afternoon: 5-9-7-5 Evening: N/A Wednesday: 6-20-23-27-30 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. 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After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or ser vice related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or ser vice related credits will be issued. Circulation .............. 755-5445 (circulation@lakecityreporter.com) Home delivery rates (Tuesday -Friday and Sunday) 12 Weeks .................. $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46 Rates include 7% sales tax. Mail rates 12 Weeks .................. $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter 2A n Baseball player Frank Robinson is 77. n Singer Van Morrison is 67. n Writer Jerome Corsi is 66. n Actor Richard Gere is 63. n Olympic sprinter Edwin Moses is 57. n Singer Deborah Gibson is 42. n Comedian Chris Tucker is 40. n Wrestler Jeff Hardy is 35. n Actor Chad Brannon is 33. n Football player Larry Fitzgerald is 29. Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with Gods people and also members of his household, Ephesians 2:19 NIV Thought for the Day No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car. August Strindberg ORLANDO A 13-year judicial veteran has been assigned to take over the second-degree murder case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of fatally shooting a Florida teenager. Judge Debra S. Nelson was assigned George Zimmermans case Thursday, a day after an appeals court granted his attorneys request for Judge Kenneth Lester to disqualify himself. Attorney Mark OMara had asked the court ear lier this month to overturn Lesters decision not to leave the case. OMara con tended that the judge made disparaging remarks about Zimmermans character and advocated for additional charges against him in set ting his $1 million bond in July. Unions get setback in fight TALLAHASSEE A public employee union is mulling its options after a judge refused to reopen a lawsuit challenging Floridas plan to privatize prison health care. A spokesman for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, said on Thursday it not yet decided what to do. AFSME and the Florida Nurses Association had challenged a budget provi sion calling for the privatiza tion. The nursing group did not immediately return a call seeking comment. Circuit Judge Kevin Carroll refused the rule last month because the budget provision expired July 1. The Department of Corrections, meanwhile, is proceeding with the priva tization, contending it has other legal authority to out source health services. Man gets 180 days for stealing candy OCALA A north Florida judge has sentenced a 21-year-old homeless man to 180 days in jail for steal ing $2 worth of candy. Delvis Rodriguez-Ramos already on probation for theft pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking Twix and Snickers bars from an Ocala store. The Ocala Star-Banner reports an employee noticed the candy missing Saturday. Rodriguez-Ramos denied taking the candy, but returned to the store Monday and confessed. The employee asked him to come back Tuesday to talk about it. When RodriguezRamos showed up, the employee called police. Rodriguez-Ramos told the Star-Banner he had not eaten in a few days and was hungry. But the Marion County judge asked why RodriguezRamos didnt try to find a job or seek help from a homeless shelter. The judge also fined Rodriguez-Ramos $500. Court to reprimand Broward judge TALLAHASSEE A Broward County judge is facing a public reprimand in part for calling his wife to the witness stand and ques tioning her. The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the reprimand for Circuit Judge Dale C. Cohen but did not immediately set a date. The unanimous ruling cited Cohen for violating several judicial canons, including allowing family relationships to influence his judgment. Cohens wife, Mardi Levy Cohen, is now a Broward County judge, but she was an unsuccessful candidate when her husband had her testify in 2009. Delegation a long haul from GOP PALM HARBOR To hear the jokes, youd think the Florida delegation isnt even in Florida for the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Day after day, politicians and others have been crack ing one-liners about the hotel assignment the del egation drew after the state broke national party rules and held an early presiden tial primary. The delegates are about 30 miles north of the con vention hall, which is a long haul for the state just about everybody says is the key for Mitt Romney to win the presidency. And its been noted. When California Congressman Kevin McCarthy addressed the delegates at a breakfast this week at the Innisbrook Resort, he quipped, I know that youre committed otherwise you wouldnt go to another state to attend a convention in your own state. New judge assigned in Zimmerman case n Associated Press NEW YORK MTV gave the last call for Jersey Shore on Thursday, saying the rau cous reality show will con clude after its upcoming sixth season, which begins Oct. 4. The series, whose roots lay in a party house in Seaside Heights, N.J., has given rise to stars such as Nicole Snooki Polizzi and Mike The Situation Sorrentino, just two from a cast of characters who were over-tanned, over-loud and always pumped up. It popularized the terms guido and guidette and the mantra Gym, tan, laundry while trying the patience of local residents with its partyhearty antics. Spider-Man official settles suit NEW YORK Director Julie Taymor has reached a deal in New York to settle a lawsuit she brought over the Broadway production of Spider-Man. The settlement was disclosed in a document filed Thursday in fed eral court in Manhattan. Settlement terms were not immediately released. Taymor had said the current hit Broadway production, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, was based on the unlawful use of her copyrighted writ ten works. Taymor was fired last year and the musicals script was rewritten after the $75 million produc tion had trouble getting past previews. The musi cal has since become a success. The lawsuit had said damages would exceed $1 million. Taymor sued the pro ducers in November and they countersued. The producers say Taymors treatment was based on pre-existing Spider-Man comics and films. Godfather heirs clash with studio NEW YORK The lawyer for the late creator of The Godfather stories says the writers heirs no longer want Paramount Pictures to make movies based on books they com mission. Attorney Bertram Fields told a federal judge Thursday that Paramount broke a 1969 contract when it went to publishers of the newest Godfather book and claimed the fam ily did not have rights to publish it. The Family Corleone was published in May. Proceeds remain in an escrow account pending outcome of litiga tion. A Paramount lawyer said the company was only asserting its rights. The judge hearing the case did not immediately rule. Fields said Godfather creator Mario Puzo was insistent that he keep publishing rights to future books. The cast of Jersey Shore, in Seaside Heights, N.J. MTV gave the last call for Jersey Shore on Thursday, saying the raucous reality show will conclude after its upcoming sixth season, which begins Oct. 4. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press


LAKE CITY REPORTER STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 3A 3A BRENDAN FARRINGTON AP Political Writer PALM HARBOR Congressman Connie Mack has been working the Republican National Convention in hopes of injecting energy into his campaign to unseat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, but he wont be mentioning the race Thursday in his biggest moment of the week. Mack will be among the speakers leading up to Mitt Romneys speech to close out the convention, a role thats a reward for campaigning with Romney well ahead of Floridas presidential primary. It pro vided Romney with a key win on his way to secur ing the nomination. Mack also backed Romney in his failed 2008 campaign. Building up to the highprofile speaking role, Mack spent the week doing interviews with local and national media and attend ing fundraisers and func tions ranging from a salsa dance party hosted by the American Conservative Union to a fundraiser he held featuring two of Romneys sons. It culminated in a short speech before Florida dele gates Thursday morning, in which he stressed that if he beats Nelson, it could allow Republicans to gain control of the Senate, a remark that brought cheers. I want to make sure that we understand the contrast there is in this race, Mack said. As he has done often while campaigning, Mack said there are big differenc es between him and Nelson. Mack portrayed Nelson as someone who votes for President Barack Obamas agenda nearly all the time, including the health care overhaul that Mack and other Republicans vow to repeal. He also said Nelson supports tax hikes while he wants to cut taxes. The Nelson campaign said Macks claims are false. By every credible mea sure, Bills rated as a mod erate or centrist. He sup ports the president when he agrees with him; and, he opposes him when he disagrees with him. Hes fought the White House over a number of issues, like, the response to the BP oil spill and having a robust manned space pro gram, Nelson spokesman Paul Kincaid said in an email, adding that Nelson isnt the tax hiker Mack says he is. He said Nelson has supported numerous tax cuts, including voting to extend the Bush-era tax breaks and to repeal the estate tax. Mack, though, was backed up by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who spoke immediately after Mack at the delega tion breakfast. You must defeat Bill Nelson, Gingrich said. The central issue in the Senate should be that the Bill Nelson who comes home isnt the Bill Nelson who votes. It is funda mentally dishonest for Bill Nelson to come home and pretend that hes any thing but a liberal because when hes in Washington he consistently votes with Obama. Rep. Mack working the GOP convention for support BY GARY FINEOUT and MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL Associated Press PENSACOLA On the final morning of the Republican National Convention, Gov. Rick Scott was as far away from Tampa as he could get without leaving the state. Scott showed up in Pensacola, reassuring tourists that they shouldnt let Hurricane Isaac wash out their Labor Day weekend plans. It was windy and rainy, but Scott was telling visitors to come on down to the coast. We look forward to having full hotels again, Scott said. We want to make sure every one knows how nice it is here in Florida. This wasnt supposed to be how Scott spent his week. Instead the Republican National Convention was going to give Scott a chance to bask in the political limelight as the GOP governor of the home state which just happens to be the biggest swing state. Scott didnt have a primetime speak ing slot, but he was still sched uled to address delegates. It would have been the crowning moment for Scott who bucked the Republican establishment, spent millions of his own fortune and defeat ed their candidate en route to the governors mansion two years ago. Scott made one of his first forays into politics by spending money on ads criti cizing the federal health care overhaul pushed by President Barack Obama. But the intrusion of Isaac spoiled those plans and forced Republicans to scuttle the first day of the convention when Scott was scheduled to appear. And even though the storm caused only isolated damage in Florida, Scott stayed away from many of the activities taking place at the convention site and around Tampa. He only made it to the con vention floor once, joining the Florida delegation on the final night when GOP nominee Mitt Romney gave his acceptance speech. Instead during the week he visited other parts of the state impacted by Isaac like Palm Beach County. He spent time touting tourism in Key West and then Pensacola. So it was Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll not Scott who was given the spotlight when Florida delivered its 50 del egates to Mitt Romney. It was U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush getting interviewed time and again by national media about Mitt Romney and Republican poli tics. Scott did spend time with Florida Republicans on Monday but instead of firing up the del egates about the convention he was telling to them about the bands of Isaac skirting by the Tampa Bay area. Tampas Democratic Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who kept trum peting the convention as a way to spur future growth and busi ness for the region, praised Scotts decision to sidestep much of the convention. Scott and Buckhorn talked in the days leading up to the convention when it appeared that Isaac was going to pass closer to the Tampa Bay area. I think he did exactly what he should have been doing, Buckhorn said. Both he and I have said from Day One that public safety trumps politics. But while Scott may not have gotten as much national exposure for his politics, his decision to avoid much of the convention hoopla may help with Florida voters. Polls have shown that Scott has struggled to win over a majority of voters since becoming governor. Rep. Will Weatherford, the incoming Florida House speak er, said focusing on the storm was a better way for Scott to spend his time than yucking it up with other Republicans. I think its his finest week as governor, said Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel. Isaac kept Gov. Scott away from convention MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press TAMPA The three dozen chanting anti-GOP protesters hit a lull of silence as they marched through a low-income neighbor hood in west Tampa. What are you guys doing? Taking a nap? shouted one protester to his cohorts, exhorting them to yell. Another shouted, You guys are reeeeaaal quiet now! Quiet is the right word for pro tests at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week. They have been unexpectedly muted and even the protesters know it. Thousands of demonstra tors had been expected but only hundreds arrived, mostly Green Party supporters, Occupy Wall Street activists, anarchists and union stalwarts. Only two arrests have been linked to protests so far one man for carrying a machete, the other for wearing a bandanna in violation of a city ordinance. Thats compared to several hun dred in St. Paul, Minn., four years ago. Her streets have been so tranquil that Police Chief Jane Castor canceled news conferenc es because there was no trouble to report. Activists blame the threat of Hurricane Isaac, the overwhelm ing police presence, undercover law enforcement infiltration of their ranks and even the ghosttown nature of downtown during the convention week. Some activ ists worry they have no momen tum built for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next week, and then the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street next month. Unless you have the num bers out on the street, you really cant change anything, said Nick Sabatella, 25, an Occupy Wall Street activist from New Jersey. The protesters were behind the eight ball even before the convention started. The threat of Hurricane Isaac stopped at least 16 busloads of activists from com ing to town because bus opera tors didnt want their equipment and drivers headed into possible danger. Downpours on Monday put a damper on a kickoff march that drew only several hundred protesters, not the 5,000 march ers that had been anticipated. And rain continued off and on throughout the week. Nobody came down because of this weather, said Jeff Smith, a 38-year-old construction worker from New York, who is part of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Smith also faulted the protest leaders and the tight security. They dont seem to be too organized down here, he said. Probably because there are cops on every corner. Groups of officers are stationed everywhere downtown. They are riding around in packs on bicy cles and are using helicopters for surveillance. While many activists praised the police for their restraint and politeness, they said the number of officers on the streets was overkill. Im really sad that every four years there is more of a militari zation of the police at these con ventions, said Cheri Honkala, the Green Partys vice presidential can didate. Its a waste of taxpayers dollars and it really scares me that someday there will be nobody left marching. The police presence isnt just in uniform. In Romneyville, a tent village of protesters about a mile from the convention, the residents are well aware that undercover officers have infiltrated their ranks and that they tend to be among the more aggressive activists. You know how if you go into Macys around the holidays and somebody tries to shoplift some thing, and you then realize there are actually no shoppers, that theyre all undercover police officers? Thats the case here, Honkala said. Without hard confirmation, they have let their suspected under cover officers stay. You cant get rid of people if you cant prove it on the spot, Honkala said. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said at a news conference Thursday that he had expected few arrests as the convention wraps up Thursday night. We have trained so hard and so long for this, Buckhorn said. When this is said and done, this will be the benchmark that every city should strive for. Castor said her strategy was to approach the protesters, ask what their goals are and then help them reach them. Often, protest ers simply wanted to pose in an intersection for the media. She let them if they didnt intend vio lence. Officers even took leftover food to Romneyville. Everyone was to be treated with dignity and respect, Castor said. The nature of downtown also made it harder for protesters to be heard. Few people live there and many businesses told their workers to stay away during the convention, leaving the streets nearly empty. We could protest until were blue in the face but there werent people normally around to see that, said Darrell Prince, a 35-yearold political fundraiser from New York who is part of Occupy Wall Street. Whether it was intelligent design or they were just fortunate, it worked out for the RNC. On Thursday, 16 protesters, watched by 35 officers, marched from Romneyville to Dominos Pizza to protest corporate-owned businesses. Despite the low num bers, protesters eked out some vic tories. Later Thursday, about 300 of them marched to the barricades outside the convention area, with a few dressed in tuxedos and pig snouts chanting Greed is good. As Paul Ryan was in the midst of a speech accepting the vice presi dential nomination Wednesday on the convention floor, he was disrupted by a pink banner and a yelling protester from the femi nist group Code Pink. She was escorted out as some in the crowd shouted U-S-A, U-S-A. Convention protests fizzle A few demonstrators sit on a Dominos Pizza parking lot in protest, Thursday in Tampa. The three dozen chanting anti-GOP protesters hit a lull of silence as they marched through a neighborhood of low-income ASSOCIATED PRESS


Keep our optionsclear ONE OPINION HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY Democratic convention will lack electricity of 4 years ago LETTERS TO THE EDITOR To the Editor:Columbia County here is a comparison to ponder. Two years ago I pulled a large dog off the road. He had caused quite the traffic jam at a nor-mally quiet area. He had suffered terrible abuse and was in the final throes of heat exhaustion. Among the many cars a man slowed and said he had been standing there all day. It was now 5 p.m. His respiration so fast I couldn’t count it. He sat on the side of the road. Chest compressions brought him around but his legs were like rubber. I couldn’t get him in my truck. People slowed to gawk or make snide remarks and roar away. After pleading for help I finally got him in the back seat by the grace of the God and the promise of A/C. There are probably 50 people who will remember the huge white dog and the red pickup. Not one offered to help. He is healthy and happy today. Sunday night I had a very sick dog and headed for the Gainesville UF Animal ER in the dark and rain I couldn’t find it. Finally I saw a young man walking his dog. I asked for help and he not only gave directions he jumped in his car and led the way! He stayed with me until the UF crew had my dog safely inside. Kind of makes you think about where we live.Judith CanavanLake City A comparison of communities Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities —“Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. 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BY E-MAIL: news@lakecityreporter.com It’s allaboutenergy Q The Washington Times Q The Washington Post OPINION Friday & Saturday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW T he Democratic national conven-tion in Charlotte, N.C., coming only five days after the Republicans wrap up in Tampa, is shaping up as something of an anticlimax. Barack Obama is the incumbent president and, facing no internal challenges or opposi-tion, the convention serves only to rubber stamp his nomination for a second term. The DNC organizers have had an uphill battle to whip up enthusiasm for the event among the party faith-ful, and many Democrats, facing tough electoral challengers, have sent their regrets. The second most popular Democrat, Hillary Clinton, will be half a world away in Russia and the Far East, missing a Democratic convention for the first time in her adult life. She argues, rightly, that as secretary of State she should refrain from partisan politics. There was a brief groundswell, promoted heavily by mischievous Republicans, that she and Vice President Joe Biden should swap jobs. The idea was quickly shot down, the whole point of it being, from the GOP’s standpoint, to prove that Obama had made a mistake four years ago. The switch would, however, have added some excitement to a convention that is badly lack-ing it. But that’s the last thing convention planners of either party want -uncontrolled, unscripted excitement. The Democratic speakers will feature the usual parade of party dignitaries, governors and mayors, one of whom, Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio, will give the keynote address. Former President Jimmy Carter will address the convention by video. The marquee speaker will be another former president, Bill Clinton, who will give the nominating speech for Obama. He is still one of the Democratic Party’s best orators. The Democrats caught a couple of bad breaks, P.R.-wise. The Friday before the conven-tion in Charlotte there is to be a two-hour Muslim prayer festival, and that comes on the heels of a gay-pride festival. After the Democrats had settled on Charlotte, the state passed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Gay activists want to use the convention as a platform to agitate for repeal of that amend-ment -not what the party needs in a state whose 15 electoral votes Obama would like to get, as he did in 2008. Four years ago, Obama was a novelty, something genuinely new in American politics. His exotic background, winning manner and considerable speak-ing skills outweighed in the vot-ers’ minds his relatively short career in public office, which amounted to close to four years in the U.S. Senate and seven years in the Illinois senate. The Democrats will tout Obama’s considerable foreign policy successes. The economy is another matter. While it is improving, the question is: will it improve enough by Election Day to benefit the incumbent. Meanwhile, the new novelty is Mitt Romney, a stiff, some-what awkward candidate with a good record as governor of Massachusetts, that he is at pains to hide, and a medical plan much like Obama’s that he never mentions. The convention may be dull. The fall campaign most assur-edly will not. Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com n German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia in 1310. n William Penn left England to sail to New World in 1682. n Melbourne, Australia is founded in 1835. n 2nd Battle of Bull Run Confederates beat Union in 1862. n Lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day in 1888. n Thomas Edison patented his movie camera (Kinetograph) in 1897. n Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yankee Jack Chesbro in 1905. n 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed in 1914. n Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 6 hours, 105 tons of cabbages in 1935. n Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in 1937. n Poland mobilizes in 1939. n German occupiers in Netherlands begin soap ration in 1940. n Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania in 1944. n Hungarian communist party wins election in 1947. n Hurricane Carol, kills 68 in 1954. n US Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as 1st black justice in 1967. n Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Cleveland OH on WNCX 98.5 FM in 1992. n A stampede on Al-Aaimmah bridge in Baghdad kills 1,199 people in 2005. A merica runs on energy. As the candidates for the 2012 presidential election present their credentials to the country, voters should keep in mind that any pledge to put the nation back to work necessarily starts with a plan for ensuring an abundant supply of affordable power. As with all the issues at stake in November, the difference between the Republican and Democratic hopefuls couldn’t be more stark. President Obama’s record is disturbingly clear. Not long after he made himself comfortable in the Oval Office, he yanked out the power cord on American-made energy, delivering a secondary blow to an economy already reeling from a global downturn. In contrast, GOP can-didate Mitt Romney has offered a strategy for reconnecting the supply, offering relief to strug-gling families and businesses from coast to coast. This jolt can’t come soon enough. Outdated ideas are swept away by new knowledge. We now know the United States isn’t running out of energy but is awash in it. The Congressional Research Service reported in 2011 that U.S. fossil-fuel reserves exceed those of Saudi Arabia, China and Canada combined. We possess enough oil at its current rate of consumption to replace petroleum from the Persian Gulf for 50 years, enough natural gas for 100 years and sufficient coal to last several centuries. Mr. Romney’s energy platform is in tune with the 21st century. Outlining a comprehensive plan in a speech in New Mexico’s oil and gas country two weeks ago, he said more drilling and less red tape would trigger an eco-nomic renaissance that could add 3 million new jobs. Economic renewal requires a leader who has the vision to shake off benighted beliefs of the past and plug into the nation’s bounty of energy resources. It’s time for America to tank up and take off. W e are entitled to the clear-est possible choice because the time for choosing is drawing near,” vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan told the Republican National Convention in Tampa in his hard-hitting acceptance speech Wednesday night. “So here is our pledge: We will not duck the tough issues — we will lead.” Those are fine words; we have heard the sentiment before, including from the incumbent president. But if Mr. Ryan and Mitt Romney want credit for not ducking, and if they truly believe that voters are entitled to the clearest pos-sible choice, it would behoove the candidates to offer more details about what, precisely, voters are choosing. That, however, wasn’t on Mr. Ryan’s agenda. Instead he offered a speech that was part introduction of himself and his small-town origins, part testi-monial to his running mate and — in largest part — a slashing and, in many elements, mis-leading indictment of President Obama as both a spent force and a threat to American freedom. Mr. Romney and Mr. Obama have starkly dif-ferent visions about the role of government, but to carica-ture the president’s vision as “a government-planned life, where everything is free but us” insults voters who surely know better. Emblematic of the liberties Mr. Ryan took was his depiction of the hometown auto plant whose shuttering he implicitly blamed on Mr. Obama — even though the plant closed before the presi-dent was inaugurated. A convention speech is not a budget submission, even when, as with Mr. Ryan, it comes from the chairman of the House Budget Committee. But a party that claims to be willing to make hard choices ought to be prepared to spell some of them out. Mr. Ryan offered only the bare assertion that federal spending of 20 percent of the gross domestic product is “enough” — despite the aging of the population and Mr. Romney’s vow to keep defense spending alone at 4 percent. Mr. Ryan has been an intellectual leader of his party on fiscal issues, and Mr. Romney’s decision to add him to the Republican ticket represented an opportunity to focus the debate on this urgent matter, “before,” as Mr. Ryan said Wednesday, “the math and the momentum overwhelm us all.” Mr. Ryan skewered the presi-dent in his speech for creating and then walking away from a bipartisan debt commission that, he said, “came back with an urgent report.” Mr. Ryan’s selection prompted a serious discussion of Medicare reform but also ushered in a depressingly pre-dictable series of “Mediscare” charges and counter-charges. Mr. Ryan stooped to some of that Wednesday night, assert-ing that “the greatest threat to Medicare is Obamacare,” although the health care law began the hard task of reform-ing the program. Mr. Ryan described Mr. Romney as a man prepared “to meet serious challenges in a serious way, without excuses and idle words.” Mr. Romney’s appearance before the con-vention Thursday night is an opportunity to demonstrate that seriousness — matching rhetoric with substance appro-priate to the magnitude of the task the next president will face.


Sept. 1 Canoe race Branford Outfitters. Com will host a Canoe and Kayak race Sept. 1 with all entry fee proceeds going to Hospice of the Nature Coast. The race will run from from Little River Springs to Branford Springs. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Camp-O-Suwannee and the race starts at 10 a.m. Kayak entry is $20 and twoman canoe entry is $30. For questions about the race or to pre-register call (386) 854-1002. Canoes and kayaks rentals are available for the race. Our Water, Our Future You are invited to attend a free multi-media evening, Our Water, Our Future, from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 7 in the Florida Gateway College Performing Arts Auditorium. T. Celebrated Springs pho tographer John Moran will share his images. Florida Springs Institute Director Dr. Robert Knight will explain the science of this precious resource. A host of community lead ers will share their vision for a water ethic that we can all take to heart. The pro gram will include refresh ments and is sponsored by the Florida Gateway College and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce. Hawaii Bash Pride of B&S Comb Temple 1238 invites the community to attend their 3rd Annual Hawaii Bash on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. at the lodge, 1688 NE Washington St. Donation at the door is $10. RHS class of The Richardson High School class of 1963 will be celebrating their 49th class reunion which will be held at the Mason City Community Center on Sept. 1 starting at 10 a.m. Contact George Moultrie at 965-8920 for information. Kids Club yard sale The Kids Club of Lake City Church of God is hav ing a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 1 in the Family Life Center, 173 SE Ermine Ave. For more information, call (386) 7525965. Sept. 5 Annual Fall Art Show The Art League of North Florida announces the Annual Fall Art Show and Exhibition Sept. 7 through Oct. 19 at the Florida Gateway College Performing Arts Center. All artists 18 years and older are eligible to enter the show. The entry fee is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Applications are available when check ing in at the arts center or at the Fabric Art Shop and the Frame Shop and Gallery in Live Oak. Artwork will be submitted to the center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Cash prizes will be awarded for each of four categories: painting, pho tography, drawing and 3-D art. The awards will be pre sented at the reception on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. The community is invited to the reception to enjoy the art, refreshments, fel lowship and meeting the arts. For additional infor mation call 755-1109. Newcomers luncheon The September Friendship Luncheon of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will be held at Red Lobster, located at 2847 West US 90, begin ning at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5. For more information, call Rose Taylor at 755-2175 or Barbara Test at 754-7227. Sept. 8 Stamp show The Florida Stamp Dealers Assn. and General Francis Marion Stamp Club will host its annual Stamp and Coin Show on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St. in Ocala. Dealers will be available to buy, sell and appraise stamps, covers, coins and paper money. Literacy Day Join us next to the Santa Fe River within OLeno State Park to celebrate th 5th Annual Literacy Day event on Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. OLeno State Park will be celebrating Literacy Day with Magic, and the Gentle Carousel Therapy Horses. Listen to stories read by local authors and guest readers. Talk with book illustrators. Take a Where Tales Meet Trails adventure walk. Sign up for a library card, receive a free state park day pass and learn about adult lit eracy programs. There will also be an arts and crafts area, live animals and refreshments. Admission to the park is free with the donation of a new or gently used family oriented book. Sept. 11 Medicare seminar The Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Lake City will host a Free Medicare Educational Seminar from 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Subjects to be cov ered include what a per son needs to know about Medicare, when to enroll, whats covered and wheth er or not a supplement is needed. The seminar is for educational purposes only and is not a sales event. Call (386) 755-3476, Ext. 107, for more information. Sept. 12 Olustee planners meet The Blue-Grey Army will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 to plan the Olustee Battle Festival. The meeting will be at the school district central building room 153, 409 SW St. Johns St. Newcomers luncheon The regular luncheon of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 12 at Guangdong Restaurant in the Lake City Mall. The guest speaker will be Bill Steele from Suwannee Valley Transit Authority. who will speak about ser vices available from his agency. Lunch is $11. For more information, call Barbara Test at 754-7227 or Rose Taylor at 755-2175. Nursing consortium All Healthcare Providers are invited to the End-ofLife Nursing Education Consortium-Veteran Care Conference. The consortium will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Lake City, 213 SW Commerce Drive Lake City, FL. To regis ter call 352376-1611 (Ext. 4018 or 5440) or 352-6827057 or email valerie.whit ton@va.gov, Julie.dudash@ va.gov or nbarnes@hos piceofthenaturecoast.org. Class size is limited to 80. CEUs will be provided to RNs, LPNs, and ARNPs. Sept. 13 FFA orientation The Columbia FFA Alumni will host a parent/ student orientation in the Columbia High School caf eteria from 6:30 9 p.m. Sept. 13. All FFA members, parents and alumni are encouraged to attend. The meeting will cover infor mation necessary for your student to excel in the FFA program. Membership dues for the students, t-shirts, and alumni dues may be paid at this meeting. Membership forms can be filled out in advance by visiting the Columbia High FFA web site at www.columbiaffa. weebly.com Sept. 15 Pride festival, pageant Lake City Pride Inc. presents the Lake City Pride Festival and Pageant Sept. 15. The festival will be downtown in Olustee Park from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be live bands, vendors and food. The pageant will be at the Lake City Country Club from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. for the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Lake City Pride, hosting by Indie Brooks. Contestant fee is $50. For more information call 386697-5663 or email simeon_ 32055@yahoo.com. Sept. 17 Daughters meeting Faye Bowling Warren will speak at the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Olustee Chapter, Lake City month ly meeting September 17 at 5:15 p.m. at China Buffet, 345 West Duval St. Buffet will be served after the meeting. Cost is $9.00. Warren is a chapter member and the executive director of the Blue Grey Army, Inc. For more infor mation call Linda Williams 352-215-8776. Sept. 18 Square dance lessons Dixie Dancers Square Dance Club will have square dance lessons every Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. starting Sept. 18 at at Teen Town, 533 NW DeSoto St. The first two lessons are free, each lesson after is $3 per person. For information call 758-3654 or 754-1478. Visit the groups Website at www.dixiedancers.net. Sept. 22 Class of 77 reunion Columbia High School Class of 1977 celebrates A Step Back in Time 35th reunion Sept. 28-30. There will be an alumni bonfire, banquet and church ser vice. Itineraries and tick ets will be forwarded when rsvp is received. Cost is $35 per person, after Sept. 22 prices increases to $50 per person. RSVP to CHS Class of 77, 244 SE Pine Dr. Lake City 32025, or nan cytrogers@msn.com. For information call 867-1271. Sept. 29 FACS meeting The Filipino American Cultural Society of Lake City will hold its Fall Family Festival and general meet ing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Alligator Park Main Pavilion. All FACS active members and guest should plan to attend the groups annual out door event, featuring lots of games, prizes, music, dancing, cultural food, and just plain fun for the entire family. Everyone is asked to bring their best covered dish to share. For more information, contact Bob Gavette at 965-5905. Oct. 3 Olustee planners meet The Blue-Grey Army will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 to plan the Olustee Battle Festival. The meeting will be at the school district central building room 153, 409 SW St. Johns St. Oct. 31 Olustee planners meet The Blue-Grey Army will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 to plan the Olustee Battle Festival. The meeting will be at the school district central building room 153, 409 SW St. Johns St. Nov. 10 Wright Brothers race The Race Against the Wright Brothers 5k run/walk will begin at 8 a.m. Nov. 10 at 205 N. Marion Ave. in Lake City. Participants can register online at Active.com or in person at Carquest Auto Parts on Pinemount Road. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans at Lake City VA Medical Center. Contact Michelle Richards at (386) 438-5830 for more information. Ongoing Boys Club registration The Boys Club of Columbia County is now registering for their fall program, which will run from Aug. 20 to Dec. 1. Transportation from all elementary and middle schools is available. The club offers a variety of activ ities, including sports, arts and crafts, game rooms, library and special events. The club offers a home work program with tutorial help and a computer lab. For more information call 752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way. Live Oak Artists Guild The Live Oak Artists Guild, in partnership with the Suwannee River Regional Library, will be representing their annu al fine arts exhibition Autumn Artfest 2012 Sept. 10-21. Applications, with an entry fee of $25 for mem bers and $35 for nonmem bers, must be submitted by Aug. 21. Applications are available at the following locations. The Frame Shop and Gallery, Rainbows End and the Suwannee River Regional Library. Artists can also download and print an application from liveoakartistsguild.org. All artists 18 and older are eli gible and invited to sub mit an application. Autumn Artfest 2012 awards will be determined by the entries and donations received. A minimum of $3,000 will be awarded. Artwork select ed for these awards will be exhibited at a special Featured Exhibition at the Suwannee River Regionial Library, Sep. 22Oct. 5. For more informa tion, call Suzanne Marcil at (Tues386) 362-7308. Class of reunion The Columbia High School class of 1962 is plan ning a reunion this year. Addresses are needed for all classmates. Please send your mailing address to Linda Sue Lee at lslee44@ aol.com or call Linda Hurst Greene at (386) 752-0561. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 5A 5A COUPON REQUIRED ...Do you have the over-priced, slow-speed Internet Blues? Get FAST High-Speed Internet Today! Now Available Everywhere! Call your N. Central & N. Florida Authorized Dealer Today at 386-269-0984 1-800-254-3630 $ 39. 95 to $ 59.99 /Mo. Because CABLE is so last century! 21st Century Communications, LLC Digital TV Service & UNLIMITED phone service, too! 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W hat reasons would you give for why you go to church? Would it be because you want to get something out of the service? Would it be that you want to give something to the people that assemble with you? Or, could it be both? After giving some reasons why Jewish-born Christians should not give up their com mitment to serve Jesus, the Hebrew writer concludes by giving several reasons why they should not forsake the assembling together with the saints. One of the reasons why we should go to church every opportunity we have is so that as a group we can express our thanks to Jesus for what He did to make it possible for the church to exist. Without the sacrifice of Jesus we would not have had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water (Hebrews 10:22). Without the things which Jesus did, and our doing the things He commanded us to do, we would still have an evil conscience. In express ing this thank you to Jesus we will get a great feeling within ourselves. Coming together at a time of worship gives us an opportuni ty to stimulate one another to love and good deeds (10:24). To stimulate one another will take some preparation before we get to the building. We will need to have some time to think about what we can do individually for someone there to rouse them to keep up the Christian walk. This is a great challenge to all of us because we have to be considering what other people need, but in so doing, we will get a great deal of satisfaction from seeing other people growing stronger. When we come together for a worship service it should be a time for us to encourage fel low members to be faithful to the Lord. Sometimes we need to tell someone how much we appreciate the life that they live. Even though we have gotten a lot of encouragement from their life, they will be encouraged, if we tell them about the example they are setting. One of the reasons why peo ple say that they do not want to go to church is because they do not get anything out of it. We must get something out of it if we are going to continue to go. However, there is just so much that can be given so that we can get. If we consider this passage there are only a few things that one can get from a worship service. Someone can stimu late us to love and good deeds and they can encour age us, but how many people can reach us in the short time that we spend at the building? One or two, maybe three? But if we go to church to give something, then what can we give and to how many people? Our congregational singing will encourage a lot of people. Our joint effort in praying to God will make an impact upon God because of all the righteous [men] who will be beseeching God. When we place our weekly contribution into the basket we may be part of financing the preach ing of the gospel in a region where, through the efforts of one man, many will be saved. But what about that preach ing thing? How can I give if I am just sitting on the pew? There are several ways. Your nodding in affirmation, not because you are going to sleep, is a great encouragement to the speaker. The discussions that you have with someone who lacked understanding of where the preacher was com ing from will not only help him, but it will help them. Think of how many people people the preacher does not even know that you can talk to about the sermon and share it with them. Should we get something out of going to church? Absolutely! The greatest thing we will get is the sense of accomplishment we will get because we gave to others. Dont you want to go to church so that you can give and get? n Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City, Florida area. All Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless otherwise stated. T he surest thing in all the world is the com ing again of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is surer than death; for the Bible teaches us that a generation of the saved will never see death when the Lord comes in the clouds for His church (Rapture). I Corinthians 15:51-52: Behold, I tell you a mys tery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changedin a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. I Thessalonians 4:16-17: For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord. Yes, we can be absolutely certain that the Lord will come again and receive His church unto Himself. It is surer than the sunrise, although the sun has never failed to rise. But there is coming a day after Christ has returned for His church that the sun will fail to shine. Matthew 26:29-30: Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. Today many confuse the Rapture with the Second Coming of Jesus back to earth. There is no question about His second coming back to earth. In fact as Christ ascended into heaven in Acts Chapter one, the very first message He sent back was: (V.11b) This same Jesus who was taken up from you into heaven, will so come in like manner as you saw Him go into heaven. The Bible tells us we need to watch for He will return as a thief to take His church away. We are told in the Parable of the Ten Virgins (recorded in Matthew 15:1-13) that we should make ourselves ready, for the Bridegroom is coming. Five were ready; five were not. For the five that were not, it was forever too late. There is a movie series called The Thief in the Night. It has 3 parts. Every Christian should see the movies and then share them with their lost loved one and friends. Every church should show this series. It shows the Rapture of the church and tells of those who were left behind; how no matter what happens, they could not be saved. (See II Thessalonians chap ter 2.) The movie is fiction; but the prophesy in it is not. Today, in my estimation, it is only Gods mercy that holds the Rapture back. He wants so for all to be saved. Hear His voice calling today! Accept Him today! FAITH & VALUES BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeak carlton_mc@msn.com Friday & Saturday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A 6AF&V BIBLE STUDIES Hugh Sherrill Jr. ems-hugh43@comcast.net The translation of the church n Hugh G. Sherrill, an ordained minister and Bible teacher at Eastside Baptist Church, is avail able for revivals. Going to church to get or give?


A lesson learned way too late in life. “Can’t teach an old dog new tricks” or so I was told, but I have come to believe that’s just not so, unless the ‘old dog’ just doesn’t want to learn. The story is told of a man from the city who went into a coun-try store. Browsing around for the snacks, he saw a big, wrinkly, long eared, blood hound lying in the cor-ner. As he walked about the store, he heard the dog whinning. He went to the counter and spoke to the owner of the store and the dog, and asked him why the dog continued to whine. “Well”, the old man began, “that dog is laying on boards where some nails are sticking through.” The customer asked him, “Well why doesn’t he move?!” The owner pushed his glasses back on his nose, and looked at him and said, “Well sonny, I guess that old dog just don’t hurt enough to move.” That’s the way many are today. They used to say, stubborn people are “just sot in their ways”. Couldn’t change ‘em if you tried. Gets frustrating doesn’t it, trying to change peo-ple. Yet when a couple gets married, many times, they see some bad traits in them, but they figure, “He’ll change when we are married.” How often does that happen?! Jesus was indeed in the people chang-ing business. He had his hands full with the disciples. Matthew the greedy tax collector, James and John the hot tempered broth-ers, Peter… now he was a case! Peter was a fisherman, like Andrew his brother, and James and John. He had a temper, and who would ever have thought that he of all people would one day stand up on Pentecost and boldly preach the gospel? If you were to ask Peter at the time he started following Jesus… he would laugh at you. “Me?! I’m no preacher!” Who would ever think that a man like Peter could ever change. Yet between the time he started following Jesus, till the time he stood on Pentecost and preached… he had changed. We would probably given up on Peter long before Pentecost. Maybe we would have said, “Peter, “You are a lost cause!” “You’re fired!” “You are not worth it.” Jesus saw more in Peter than he saw in himself. Peter was indeed special, because even though it took some time, and some hard lessons, he had found a reason for living. His reason became his motiva-tion for change which lead to the adventure of living for Jesus. The change was dramatic, and eternal… He had said “I don’t know him” John 18:15-18, but he changed (John 21:15-20) … to “…THEN PETER STOOD UP with the eleven, raised his voice, and addressed the crowd…” From denying Jesus by a fire, to standing before thousands to proclaim Jesus. “Old dogs can learn new tricks”, if they want to. I n this politically charged season, much is said, many prom-ises made, and insinu-ations are flying. Telling the truth seems to be little more than a well-worn phrase in a speech. On the other hand, decep-tion is used as a “means to an end” and often not taken seriously as a sin. However, according to the Bible, deception is incred-ibly dangerous. Proverbs 26:19 addresses this prob-lem: “Like a madman shooting deadly arrows is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, “I was only joking!” The Message Bible gives us a contemporary look at this same verse: “People who shrug off deliberate decep-tions say, “I didn’t mean it, I was only joking,” are worse than careless camp-ers who walk away from smoldering campfires.” In the political world, the status quo is to simply blame someone else for the resulting forest fire. The point made is that decep-tion causes everyone to get burned! The definition for deceive is to lie; to cause others to accept that which is false as true or valid, while “deceitful” implies the intent to mislead by a false appearance or double-dealing. Leading others to believe you are something you’re not, or that you will do something you have no intention of doing qualifies as deceit. It is very interesting that the original Greek word for deceit actually means, “trap”. In this context, have you ever felt as though you were “trapped” by someone else’s lie? Left holding the bag by some-one you thought you could trust? Or maybe you were the one laying the trap to protect yourself or just to get what you wanted. The problem is that while prac-ticing deceit may get you off the “hot seat” immedi-ately, or let you have your way, Psalm 7:15 warns us that “He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit he has made.” The Bible records several instances of deceivers being caught up in a trap of deception. The 27th chapter of Genesis tells one such story of Jacob deceiving his father, by pretending to be his older brother in order to gain the firstborn’s portion of inher-itance…and it worked. He must have felt quite clever. Fast-forward to chapter 29, and we find the shoe on the other foot. Jacob’s future father-in-law deceived him into working seven years for his daughter’s hand only to find after the ceremony that it was the wrong woman wearing that wedding dress! Jacob now knew what it felt like to be on the receiving end of deception…he fell into that pit he scooped out with his own hands! Practicing deception is wrong because it contra-dicts the very nature of God. God is truth. By its own definition, deceit lays a trap, but the Bible tells us that the truth will set us free. (John 8:32) Not only are we called to speak the truth, we are also called to be strong enough to hear it. Let’s require honesty from those we elect to any office, and not fall into the trap of desiring easy answers to difficult prob-lems…because our hearts matter! Blessings, Angien Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, Director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and fam-ily conferences and offers biblical counseling to indi-viduals, couples and fami-lies. Contact Angie with questions or comments at angieland3@windstream.net LAKE CITY REPORTER RELIGION FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 7A7AReligion CHURCH CALENDAR Jack Exum Jr. jackexumjr@yahoo.com HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.net Be wary of deception You can’t teach an old dog new tricks n Jack Exum Jr. is a freelance writer who lives in Lake City. Sept. 1Youth car washWhite Springs Congregational Holiness Church will host a car wash and bake sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 to benefit their youth ministry program at Suwannee hardware and Feed, 16660 Spring St. in White Springs. For more information call 397-0979. Sept. 9Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motorcycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Sept. 15Adoption prayer breakfastOne Church One Child of Florida and Partnership for Strong Families are rallying the support of the faith community leaders in Madison and Taylor counties to increase the awareness of adop-tion and foster care. The two nonprofit organizations are hosting a free Prayer Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Parish Hall, 2750 Byron Butler Parkway in Perry. The keynote speaker is Rev. Robert Butler, Pastor of Little Saint John Missionary Baptist Church in Perry. Oct. 14 Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motorcycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Nov. 11Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motor-cycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Dec. 9 Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motor-cycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. By JOHN SEEWERAssociated PressCLEVELAND — A hair-cutting attack on an Amish bishop left him so ashamed that he stopped preaching and refused to attend a family wedding because he didn’t want anyone to see him without his beard, his son testified Wednesday at the trial of 16 Amish men and women accused of carrying out a series of hate crimes on church leaders in Ohio. In the minutes after the surprise encounter last fall, Andy Hershberger said he looked toward his 77-year-old father. Gray clumps of hair from the beard his father had grown since marriage covered the floor where he sat. “He was shaking all over,” Hershberger said. “He was crying and crying.” Federal prosecutors say that a dispute between the leader of a breakaway Amish group and other bishops who sought to overrule his authoritarian methods led to the hairand -beard cutting attacks that struck fear into Ohio’s normally peaceful Amish community. Those accused of planning and taking part in the attacks targeted the hair and beards of Amish bishops because of its spiritual significance in the faith, prosecu-tors said. Most Amish men do not shave their beards after marriage, believing it signifies their devotion to God. Prosecutors say there were five different attacks last fall, orchestrated by Sam Mullet Sr., who two decades ago, established an Amish settlement outside the tiny town of Bergholz near the West Virginia panhandle. All of the defen-dants, who live in the settlement, could face lengthy prison terms if convicted on charges that include conspiracy and obstructing justice. Mullet has denied ordering the hair-cutting but said he didn’t stop anyone from carrying it out. Attorneys for the defendants have not denied that the hair cuttings took place and said in the opening statements that members of the breakaway group took action out of compassion and concern that some Amish were straying from their beliefs. Defense attorneys also contended that the Amish are bound by different rules guided by their religion and that the government shouldn’t get involved in what amounted to a family or church dispute. Mullet’s sister, Barbara Miller, testified Wednesday that six of her children and their spouses showed up at her home in northeast Ohio last September. Their relationship had been strained since she and husband, Marty, left the Mullet set-tlement four years earlier. But she was thrilled to see her son, Lester, at the door, she said. “I wanted to hug him,” she said. But her boys pushed past and soon surrounded their father, holding shears and clippers, she testified. “Lester reached out, grabbed Marty by his beard so hard it distorted his face,” Miller said The group took off their father’s hair and the women chopped off Barbara Miller’s waist-length hair, she said. Before leaving, they stuffed the hair in a paper bag, she said. “I started praying ‘forgive them God,’” she said, adding that one son screamed: “God is not with you.” Her children’s defense attorneys said in opening statements a day earlier that the Miller’s children acted out because they had been mistreated by their father while growing up. The attorneys likened what happened to a family feud. Barbara Miller denied that her father mistreated any of his children. The attack on Raymond Hershberger took place at his farm in Holmes County, said his son who lives on the same land. The county is home to one of the nation’s largest Amish settlements. Andy Hershberger testified that five men arrived at his house on an October evening and said, “We want to talk with you and your dad.” Once inside, one of the defendants, whom he identified as Johnny Mullet — son of accused ring-leader Sam Mullet Sr. — stood up and said: “We’re from Bergholz. We’re here to do what you did to our people.” Hersherger described a chaotic scene, with the men holding down him, his father and his brother. He said his father covered his head, pleading “Don’t shear me, don’t shear me.” “I saw the hair fly,” Andy Hershberger said. Prosecutors showed jurors a photo of a man, identified by Hershberger as Johnny Mullet, standing over his father and holding him near his throat during the attack. Another suspect had taken the pictures with a disposable camera, inves-tigators said. A group of Amish women watching the trial, including relatives of the Hershbergers, hid their faces with shak-ing hands and turned away from the photos. Hershberger said clumps of hair were missing from his father’s head and his scalp was bleeding a bit. Only an inch of his beard, which had hung to the middle of his chest, was left. He didn’t preach again until his hair grew back. “He was so ashamed with the way he looked,” his son said. “He was heartbro-ken.” Hershberger said the attackers grabbed him by the beard too and tried to shave it. But the clippers stopped working, he said, and the men left. Ohio man says hair cutting shamed his Amish father Members of the Amish leave the U.S. Federal Courthouse Tue sday in Cleveland. A breakaway religious group spent months planning hair-cutting attacks against followers of their Amish faith, U.S. prosecutors said Tuesday as they laid ou t their case against 16 people charged with hate crimes. Such hair-cuttings are conside red deeply offensive in the traditional Amish culture. ASSOCIATED PRESS


8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & NATION FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 8A This has been really interesting and weve learned a lot, he said, noting that troopers Richard Gill and Leon Gill both worked at the 1972 RNC in Miami. estimated the LCFD raised $5,000 during last years collection drive. More than 15 LCFD fire fighters will participate in the fundraising drive. Its important to take part in this just to help the kids, Beauchamp said. Most of our money goes to their summer camp. Ive talked to a bunch of MDA kids and they really enjoy going to the camps and they get a lot out of intermin gling with other kids that have the same disease. It means a lot to them and its very rewarding from us all firefight ers across the country to chip-in for one good cause. Funds raised by fire fighters give MDA, a voluntary health agency, the means to continue providing direct services, research, professional and public health education to children and adults with neuromuscular diseases in Northeast Florida and Southest, Georgia. The annual MDA sum mer camp is also funded by firefighters. Without people donat ing the money, the chil dren cant go, Beauchamp said. We give our time and expect people to give a little bit of money. Any little bit helps. FHP: Provides support for RNC Continued From Page 1A BOOT: Firefighters fundraiser Continued From Page 1A make my destiny. And we deserve better! My children deserve better! My family deserves better! My country deserves better! More than the political hoopla, the evening marked one of a very few opportunities any presidential challeng er is granted to appeal to millions of voters in a single night. The two-month campaign to come includes other big moments prin cipally a series of one-on-one debates with Democrat Obama in a race for the White House that has been close for months. In excess of $500 million has been spent on campaign television commercials so far, almost all of it in the battleground states of Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada. Romney holds a fundraising advan tage over Obama, and his high com mand hopes to expand the electoral map soon if post-convention polls in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and perhaps elsewhere indicate its worth the investment.In a speech that blended the political and the personal, Romney talked in his excerpts of the importance of the love he felt from his parents and that he and his wife Ann have sought to give their children and grandchildren. All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers, he said. The economy is issue No. 1 in the race for the White House, and Romney presented his credentials as the man better equipped than the president to help create jobs. When I was 37, I helped start a small company, he said. That business we stated with 10 people has now grown into a great American success story. Romneys aides scripted a closing night convention night program that included a video tribute to Ronald Reagan, the two-term president revered still by conservatives. Delegates cheered when his voice filled the hall. It was designed, as well to fill out a portrait of the GOP nominee as a suc cessful businessman, last-minute savior for a troubled 2002 Olympics and a man of family and faith. A portion of the con vention podium was rebuilt overnight so he would appear surrounded by delegates rather than speaking from a distance, an attempt to soften his image as a stiff and distant candidate. Romney knows the value of dollar, delegates were assured. When I told him about Staples, he really got excited at the idea of saving a few cents on paper clips, business man Tom Stemberg said of the office supply store chain he founded with backing from Bain Capital, the private equity firm the presidential nominee co-founded. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, sharing the stage with his wife, Callista, said Obama was a presi dent in the Jimmy Carter mold. Both took our nation down a path that in four years weakened Americas confi dence in itself and our hope for a better future, he said. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said that in the fourth year of a presidency, a real leader would accept responsibili ty for failed policies. President Obama hasnt done that. Romneys aides did not say whether he would offer any new information on what has so far been a short-on-details pledge to reduce federal deficits and create 12 million jobs in a country where unemployment stands at 8.3 per cent. Romney has called for extension of tax cuts due to expire at all income levels at the end of the year, and has proposed an additional 20 percent cut in tax rates across the board. But he has yet to sketch out the retrenchment in tax breaks that he promises to prevent deficits from rising. Nor has he been forthcoming about the trillions in spending cuts that would be needed to redeem his pledge of major deficit reduction, or about his promise to rein in Medicare or other government benefit programs before they go broke. His vice presidential running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the chair man of the House Budget Committee, has called for remaking Medicare into a program in which the government would send seniors checks to be used to purchase health care insurance. Under the current approach, ben eficiaries pay premiums to the govern ment, which then pays a part of all of their medical bills, and Democrats say the GOP alternative would expose seniors to ever-rising out-of-pocket costs. Romney said in his fundraising email, as he often does in his speeches, We believe in America, even though President Barack Obamas failed poli cies have left us with record high unem ployment, lower take-home pay and the weakest economy since the great Depression. Obamas surrogates missed no oppor tunity to criticize Romney, the conven tion proceedings or Ryans own accep tance speech. He lied about Medicare. He lied about the Recovery Act, Obamas cam paign manager, Jim Messina, emailed Democratic donors in a plea for cash. He lied about the deficit and debt. He even dishonestly attacked Barack Obama for the closing of a GM plant in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin a plant that closed in December 2008 under George W. Bush. For Romney, 65 and the first Mormon to become a major party presidential nominee, the evening sealed a triumph more than five years in the making. He ran unsuccessfully for the nomination in 2008 after a single term as a moder ate Republican governor of a liberal Democratic state. This year, as then, he was assailed as a convert to conservatism, and a ques tionable one at that, as Gingrich, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and other rivals battled him for the nomina tion. With a superior organization and an outside group that spent millions criticizing his foes, Romney eventu ally emerged as the nominee in early spring. His selection of Ryan, a young law maker admired by fellow conservatives for his understanding of the federal budget, reinforced Romneys appeal to the right. The economy alone makes the race a close one, and polling makes clear that Romney enters the fall campaign with strengths and weaknesses. In the most recent Associated PressGfK poll, conducted Aug. 16-20, some 48 percent of registered voters said Romney would do a better job han dling the economy, while 44 percent chose Obama. The Republican was also favored narrowly on job creation and held a 10-point advantage on the issue of reducing federal budget deficits. Polls also show Romney trails Obama among female voters and Hispanics, and the convention was scripted from begin ning to end to try and cut into the GOP tickets disadvantages in those areas. The first night of the GOP conven tion drew an estimated 22.3 million TV viewers, the vast majority over 55. The Nielsen ratings company said that figure was down from the 23.1 million who watched the first full night of the 2008 convention, which nominated John McCain. Nielsen said just 1.5 million of those who watched Tuesdays con vention session were in the 18-34 age group. ___ Associated Press writers Kasie Hunt, Steve Peoples, Philip Elliott, Beth Fouhy, Thomas Beaumont and Julie Mazziotta in Tampa and Jennifer Agiesta in Washington contributed to this story. ROMNEY: Republican nominee tells convention My country deserves better! Continued From Page 1A ASSOCIATED PRESS Ann Romney, wife of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, talks to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker with one of her grandsons during the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Thursday. ASSOCIATED PRESS Actor Clint Eastwood addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Thursday. ASSOCIATED PRESS Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Thursday.


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday & Saturday, Aug. 31-Sept 1, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) 754-0421tkirby@lakecityreporter.com Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754-0421tkirby@lakecityreporter.com %632576 Q Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter Hunter tribute tonightH e has taken on the title “Father of Fort White Football,” but coach Mike Hunter is more than that. The Indians will honor Hunter’s contribution to the football program at 7 p.m. today. Fort White head coach Demetric Jackson will dedicate the football fieldhouse to his former coach. Jackson also was an assistant under Hunter before taking over as head coach. In addition to the dedication, Hunter will receive a personalized Indians jersey. Hunter is a Columbia High graduate, where he played football and earned a scholarship to Florida State. Injuries plagued him in college. Hunter did continue his love of football and looked to become a coach after graduation and a return to Lake City. Coach Bobby Simmons hired Hunter on his CHS staff and his former player spent seven years as an assistant. All the while, Hunter was teaching at Fort White School, which went through the eighth grade. Hunter coached girls and boys basketball. The Fort White community began a push for a middle school football program and made it happen. Principal Richard Romine asked Hunter to coach the team and the Indians first took the field in 1983. Games were played at a field built behind the school. Hunter continued to coach basketball and had the athletic director duties. In that capacity, Hunter was instrumental in the formation of the Suwannee Middle School Athletic Conference with nearby schools. SMAC championships are determined to this day. The original Fort White High School was closed in 1970, as past of Columbia County’s plan to end segregation in the school system. Fort White always expected to get its high school back, but it didn’t happen until 2000. Hunter was named the first head coach at the new Fort White High. The program opened with a bang, winning its first three games, and finished the year at 6-4. There were some lean times in Hunter’s seven years, but he did post 7-3 and 8-2 regular seasons. Fort White made its first trip to the state playoffs in 2003. A lot of players were given shelter under that big straw hat Hunter wore at practice.Season starts with big matchup By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comWhile Columbia High certainly looked convincing in a 34-0 win against Santa Fe High in the kickoff clas-sic, head coach Brian Allen will be certain to tell you that the Tigers have a lot more in the playbook. While the Tigers served up their vanilla looks against the Raiders, this week Columbia will have an array of different flavors ready for Baker County High when the Wildcats visit Tigers Stadium at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The biggest difference for the gameplan this week is that the Tigers have a plan in place to attack the Wildcats, while last week the Tigers were just run-ning basic plays. “Without giving too much away, we’ve identified some weaknesses that we think we can take advantage of,” Allen said. “We’re making some tweaks to what we did and we’ll open things up a little more. Last week, we probably only showed two blitzes the entire game.” That doesn’t mean fans should expect a great amount of trickery from the Tigers tonight. “We’re not going to try to do anything fancy,” Allen said. “We’re just going to find some things that we think will work and present some matchups.” Allen noted that the Wildcats aren’t big up front and thinks the Tigers defen-sive front could have an advantageous matchup. “I think we have one of the quickest defensive ends in the state in Javere Smith,” Allen said. “We’re going to try to use him in some packages to expose some things. Unfortunately we won’t have Tyrone Sands available.” Sands will miss this game with an undisclosed injury, but Allen said he should be back in a couple of weeks. Columbia looks to set tone for season tonight. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High’s Lonnie Underwood drags a Santa Fe Hig h defender in the kickoff classic. CHS continued on 4B


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 8 a.m. SPEED — Formula One, practice for Grand Prix of Belgium, at Francorchamps, Belgium 1 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200, at Hampton, Ga. (same-day tape) 2:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for AdvoCare 500, at Hampton, Ga. 4:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200, at Hampton, Ga. 6 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for AdvoCare 500, at Hampton, Ga. 8 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200, at Hampton, Ga. CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — British Columbia at Montreal COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Boise St. at Michigan St. GOLF 8:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, European Masters, second round, at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland 2 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Deutsche Bank Championship, first round, at Norton, Mass. 6:30 p.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic, second round, at Canonsburg, Pa. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Chicago White Sox at Detroit or Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees PREP FOOTBALL 7 p.m. FSN — St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Columbus at Miami Gardens SOCCER 10:30 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, Colorado at Portland TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, men’s second and women’s third round, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, men’s second and women’s third round, at New York ——— Saturday AUTO RACING 8 a.m. SPEED — Formula One, qualifying for Grand Prix of Belgium, at Francorchamps, Belgium 11:30 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, final practice for American Warrior 300, at Hampton, Ga. (same-day tape) 2:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for AdvoCare 500, at Hampton, Ga. 3:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, pole qualifying for American Warrior 300, at Hampton, Ga. 5:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for AdvoCare 500, at Hampton, Ga. 6 p.m. NBCSN — IRL, IndyCar, qualifying for Baltimore Grand Prix (same-day tape) 7 p.m. ESPN2 — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, American Warrior 300, at Hampton, Ga. BOXING 9:45 p.m. HBO — Super welterweights, Sergiy Dzinziruk (37-1-0) vs. Jonathan Gonzalez (15-0-0); champion Gennady Golovkin (23-0-0) vs. Grzegorz Proksa (28-1-0), for WBA/IBO middleweight title, at Verona, N.Y. COLLEGE FOOTBALL 9 a.m. CBS — Notre Dame vs. Navy, at Dublin Noon ESPN — Ohio at Penn St.ESPN2 — Northwestern at SyracuseFSN — Appalachian St. at East Carolina FX — Marshall at West Virginia 3:30 p.m. ABC — Regional coverage, Southern Miss. at Nebraska or Miami at Boston College ESPN — Bowling Green at FloridaESPN2 — Regional coverage, Southern Miss. at Nebraska or Miami at Boston College FSN — Tulsa at Iowa St. 4 p.m. FX — Colorado St. vs. Colorado, at Denver 7 p.m. ESPN — Clemson vs. Auburn, at Atlanta 7:30 p.m. FOX — Hawaii at Southern Cal 8:07 p.m. ABC — Michigan vs. Alabama, at Arlington, Texas 10:30 p.m. ESPN — Arkansas St. at OregonFSN — Oklahoma at UTEP GOLF 7 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, European Masters, third round, at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland 2 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Deutsche Bank Championship, second round, at Norton, Mass. 6:30 p.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic, third round, at Canonsburg, Pa. (same-day tape) HORSE RACING 5 p.m. NBC — NTRA, Woodward Stakes, Forego Stakes, and Bernard Baruch Handicap, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. WGN — San Francisco at Chicago Cubs 4 p.m. FOX — Regional coverage, Philadelphia at Atlanta, St. Louis at Washington, or L.A. Angels at Seattle 7 p.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Detroit 9 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Arizona at L.A. Dodgers or Boston at Oakland MOTORSPORTS 3 p.m. NBCSN — AMA Motocross, Steel City National, at Delmont, Pa. RODEO 8 p.m. NBCSN — PBR, Winstar World Casino Invitational, at Thackerville, Okla. SOCCER 7:30 a.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Fulham at West Ham 2:30 p.m. NBC — Women’s national teams, exhibition, United States vs. Costa Rica, at Rochester, N.Y. TENNIS Noon CBS — U.S. Open, third roundBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 75 55 .577 — Baltimore 71 58 .550 3 1/2Tampa Bay 71 59 .546 4 Boston 62 69 .473 13 1/2 Toronto 58 71 .450 16 1/2 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 72 57 .558 —Detroit 69 60 .535 3 Kansas City 58 71 .450 14 Cleveland 55 75 .423 17 1/2Minnesota 53 77 .408 19 1/2 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 77 53 .592 — Oakland 72 57 .558 4 1/2 Los Angeles 68 62 .523 9 Seattle 63 68 .481 14 1/2 Thursday’s Games Oakland 12, Cleveland 7Baltimore 5, Chicago White Sox 3Seattle 5, Minnesota 4Toronto 2, Tampa Bay 0Detroit at Kansas City (n)Boston at L.A. Angels (n) Today’s Games Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 5-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 12-9), 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Peavy 9-9) at Detroit (Fister 7-8), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Dempster 3-1) at Cleveland (Jimenez 9-13), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 8-9) at Toronto (Morrow 7-5), 7:07 p.m. Minnesota (De Vries 3-5) at Kansas City (W.Smith 4-6), 8:10 p.m. Boston (Doubront 10-6) at Oakland (McCarthy 7-5), 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 8-10) at Seattle (Millwood 4-11), 10:10 p.m. Saturday’s Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.L.A. Angels at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Texas at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.Minnesota at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m.Boston at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 78 51 .605 —Atlanta 74 57 .565 5 New York 61 69 .469 17 1/2 Philadelphia 61 69 .469 17 1/2 Miami 59 72 .450 20 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 80 52 .606 — St. Louis 71 59 .546 8 Pittsburgh 70 60 .538 9 Milwaukee 62 67 .481 16 1/2Chicago 49 80 .380 29 1/2Houston 40 90 .308 39 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 73 57 .562 — Los Angeles 70 61 .534 3 1/2 Arizona 64 67 .489 9 1/2 San Diego 61 71 .462 13 Colorado 53 76 .411 19 1/2 Thursday’s Games Philadelphia 3, N.Y. Mets 2Chicago Cubs 12, Milwaukee 11St. Louis at Washington (n)San Francisco at Houston (n)Arizona at L.A. Dodgers (n) Today’s Games San Francisco (Bumgarner 14-8) at Chicago Cubs (Volstad 1-9), 2:20 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 13-10) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 16-7), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 16-4) at Miami (Eovaldi 4-9), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 8-7) at Atlanta (Minor 7-10), 7:35 p.m. Cincinnati (Leake 6-8) at Houston (Abad 0-1), 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 5-3) at Milwaukee (M.Rogers 2-1), 8:10 p.m. San Diego (Richard 11-12) at Colorado (White 2-6), 8:40 p.m. Arizona (Cahill 9-11) at L.A. Dodgers (Harang 9-8), 10:10 p.m. Saturday’s Games San Francisco at Chicago Cubs 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 4:05 p.m.St. Louis at Washington, 4:05 p.m.Cincinnati at Houston, 7:05 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m.Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.San Diego at Colorado, 8:10 p.m.Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.FOOTBALLAP Top 25 schedule Today’s Games No. 13 Michigan State vs. No. 24 Boise State, 8 p.m. No. 21 Stanford vs. San Jose State, 10 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 1 Southern Cal vs. Hawaii, 7:30 p.m. No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 8 Michigan at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m. No. 3 LSU vs. North Texas, 7 p.m.No. 4 Oklahoma at UTEP, 10:30 p.m.No. 5 Oregon vs. Arkansas State, 10:30 p.m. No. 6 Georgia vs. Buffalo, 12:21 p.m.No. 7 Florida State vs. Murray State, 6 p.m. No. 10 Arkansas vs. Jacksonville State, 7 p.m. No. 11 West Virginia vs. Marshall, Noon. No. 12 Wisconsin vs. Northern Iowa, 3:30 p.m. No. 14 Clemson vs. Auburn at Atlanta, 7 p.m. No. 15 Texas vs. Wyoming, 8 p.m.No. 17 Nebraska vs. Southern Miss., 3:30 p.m. No. 18 Ohio State vs. Miami (Ohio), Noon. No. 19 Oklahoma State vs. Savannah State, 7 p.m. No. 22 Kansas State vs. Missouri State, 7 p.m. No. 23 Florida vs. Bowling Green, 3:30 p.m. Sunday’s Game No. 25 Louisville vs. Kentucky, 3:30 p.m. Monday’s Game No. 16 Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012%632576 BRIEFS CHS FOOTBALL Food drive, fundraiser today The Columbia County Quarterback Club has a canned food drive/ fundraiser at today’s Baker County High game. Fans are asked to bring a non-perishable item and drop it in containers at the game. Cash donations also will be accepted. Catholic Charities is the main beneficiary. For details, call Joe Martino at 984-0452. FISHING No license day for saltwater The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a license-free recreational fishing saltwater day on Saturday. Bag limits, season and size restrictions apply on these dates. The license-free fishing designation applies only to recreational fishing. For details, go to MyFWC.com /Fishing. ADULT SOFTBALL Registration for fall under way Registration for the Columbia County Adult Softball Fall Season runs through Thursday. Registration packets can be picked up at Brian’s Sports. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561. FLAG FOOTBALL Christ Central league sign-up Christ Central Sports is registering for flag football for ages 5-7 through Sept. 7. Cost is $45. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. YOUTH BASEBALL Fall registration is under way Registration for Lake City Columbia County Youth Baseball’s fall league is online at lcccyb.com Registration at Southside Sports Complex begins from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 7, and will continue through Sept. 17. Five leagues are offered. Fee of $70 includes jersey, hat, socks and insurance. A parent or guardian must accompany player to registration and provide a birth certificate. For details, call president Tad Cervantes at 365-4810.Q From staff reports Foes face off when Indians host TrojansBy TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE — Fort White High football opens the 2012 season today against one of its long-standing foes. Hamilton County High, which resides in District 5-1A, visits Arrowhead Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. The teams have met nine times with Fort white hold-ing a 6-3 edge. The Trojans are coached by Mike Pittman, and last made the playoffs in 2010. Hamilton County was 2-8 last year, including a 21-6 home loss to Fort White. In that game, Fort White quarterback Andrew Baker had touchdown passes of 39 and 41 yards. “Hamilton is real young,” Indians head coach Demetric Jackson said. “They have fast guys in skill positions. Up front is where they are kind of weak, but they have enough speed to cause you problems. You never know what Coach Pittman has up his sleeve.” After Fort White’s solid performance against Suwannee in the kickoff class, Jackson said he is looking to continue the effort. “Our philosophy is still the same — teach our guys to be competitive,” Jackson said. “If we keep our mind-set and practice to compete against each other, the game will take care of itself. Our approach this week has been to shore up fundamen-tals and stress to them to compete every play.” At 7 p.m. before the game, Fort White will dedi-cate its fieldhouse to coach and educator Mike Hunter. After starting the middle school program at Fort White and serving as its head coach, Hunter took over the varsity when the school opened in 2000 and coached for seven years. Hunter retired from teaching last year. “Coach Hunter is being honored for all his years of service, not just to the high school but to the Fort White community,” Jackson said. Jackson noted there is one thing that would spoil the celebration — a poor performance by the foot-ball team. “Our part is to play the game and we have to do our part to make it a great night,” Jackson said. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White’s Melton Sanders (16) is stopped just short of th e goal line by a Suwannee defender on Aug. 24. Lady Tigers’ golf improves to 1-1 By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comAfter starting the season on a sour note, Columbia High’s Lady Tigers bounced back on the links with a 164-224 victory against Santa Fe High at West End Country Club in Gainesville. Gillian Norris finished as medalist in the match with 41 to lead three Lady Tigers who broke 50 on the day. Ashley Mixon carded a 45 and Allie Kranke fin-ished with a 46. Rounding out the topfour scores for the Lady Tigers was Brooke Russell with a 52. “We’re still improving, but better scores will come,” Columbia head coach Todd Carter said. The Lady Tigers improved to 1-1 on the sea-son with the victory. Columbia will tee it up again at 4 p.m. on Tuesday against Oak Hall at Gainesville Country Club.Lady Indians volleyballFort White High attacked hard, but Keystone Heights came away with a three-set victory against the Lady Indians on Thursday in Keystone. Keystone Heights finished off the Lady Indians with 25-18, 25-21 and 30-28 victories on its home court. Lync Stalnaker was one of the bright spots for Fort White as she finished with nine kills and 38 attacks in the contest. “I felt that Lync contributed greatly for us tonight moving the ball all over the court,” Fort White head coach Tiffany Bratcher said. Ashley Cason finished with 39 assists in the con-test and Halie Stringfellow was right on her heels with 37 assists. The Lady Indians fell to 1-2 on the season with the loss, but have a chance to rebound with two games next week. Fort White begins the week on the road against Newberry High at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and rounds out the week against Interlachen High at 6 p.m. on Thursday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High’s Allison Kranke practices hitting out of the sand bunker while at The Country Club at Lake City.


LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 3B%6SRUWVRuffo skunks traditional workouts By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comIt may not be your traditional workout method, but there’s no doubt that Zach Ruffo has tapped into something special with a unique set of talents. Ruffo, who many people know as the “Speed Bag Skunk”, has a training facility set up near Florida Gateway College where he’s giving a new type of training to aspiring athletes. While most people may focus on bench pressing and pushups, Ruffo has found a new way to use his body weight to carve out his core. The workout, which looks mildly similar to what you’d see in a gymnastics meet uses a combination of bars executing pull-ups, pushups and other exercises to train. “I was looking for a new outlet to workout,” Ruffo said. “I started searching online and this is what I came across.” For Ruffo, it’s all about the work a person puts in and they have to be passionate about the training. “We’re hardcore,” he said. “Even when the first hurricane came through, we were out here doing this stuff in the rain. They know that they have to put in the work and have the motivation if they want to do something. You have to be in the gym 24/7.” The creation of his gym cost Ruffo nearly $2,000 to build, but it’s something that I well worth it to the Skunk. “Will I ever get my money back out of it, maybe not, but I’m doing everything I can to self promote it,” Ruffo said. “It’s makes you feel good when you see kids at the jungle gym doing planks. So many people don’t want to go to the gym, but this gives them something else to do.” His training group, known as “I Muscle Up” after the workout move muscle ups trains five days a week and it shows when Ruffo does his routine. “When I first saw it, I was like, holy crap,” he said. “I got into it, and I was hooked. I’ve seen a dramatic change and other people do as well. When a lot of people start, they can’t even do a pull-up, so we start with negatives. But I tell them, why am I any better than you? What makes the change?” The workouts have been a life-long process for Ruffo who was signed by Everlast four years ago to promote his speed-bag work. On Thursday, Ruffo will fly out to Oakland, Calif. where he will be a part of a HBO special training camp for the WBC Light Heavyweight Title fight between champion Chad Dawson and challenger Andre Ward. “They usually don’t give me the details and I just show up and do my thing on the speed bag for a couple of hours,” Ruffo said. The gig isn’t bad as he has all of his expenses paid plus a $500 check for each day he’s out there. His skills on the speed bag are nationally known and have taken him all over the country as well as to Russia and Austrailia. “A lot of times they have me to draw interest to their product,” Ruffo said. “I’m usually walking around like the out of towner.” This will be Ruffo’s biggest promotion since a church gathering in St. Louis where more than three thousand people witnessed him do a speed routine. “They had a song dedicated to me,” he said. “I came out to ‘Joy to the World’ and there were 3,000 people cheering in the background. I had my headphones in so that I could stay on beat, but I could still hear them cheering in the background. This was a half-million dollar production, so it was a little intimidating.” But Ruffo had nothing to fear, he is the skunk after all. “It’s funny how I got my name,” he said. “Back in the day I was working out at M&M Fitness and an old man came up to me and said you’re really skunking that bag. I turned and told him that’s because I’m the Speed Bag Skunk. Little did I know that name would stick six years later.” Ruffo is hoping that his training technique will catch on and welcomes new faces to come try his unorthodox techniques. For those interested in training with Ruffo he may be contacted at speedbag skunk@gmail.com or at (386) 867-0739. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterLake City’s “Speed Bag Skunk” Zach Ruffo holds his bod y parallel to the ground while showing off bar excerci ses at his training facility on Thursday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterRuffo poses for a picture in front of his “I Muscle Up” gy m near Florida Gateway College. For more photos of the “Sp eed Bag Skunk” turn to page 4B.JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterRuffo shows off a plank position on the pull-up bar on Thursday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterRuffo performs an under-the-bar plank excercise.


4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012%632576 JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterSkunking the bagZach Ruffo shows off why he’s known as the “Speed Bag S kunk” during a training session on Thursday. For more i nformation on training with the Skunk, email speedbagskunk@gmail.com JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterZach Ruffo shows off an amazing display of strength durin g a training session on Thursday. Allen also felt that given Baker County runs a spread offense that generally has four receivers out wide, the Tigers should have good opportunities to blitz. “There going to do a ton of that (play out of the spread),” Allen said. “They do have some one-back stuff that they’re good with. We’ll have a ton of move-ment up front and they’ll have to be disciplined.” Defensively, Allen saw a bit of the Tigers in the Wildcats. “Their defense kind of mimicks what we do a little bit,” Allen said. “They will give us a bit of a 3-4 look, but they do some things that are unsound. Sitting in the offensive meeting, myself and coach (Dennis) Dotson saw a couple of things that we might can take advantage of. We’ll be prepared to try to expose a couple of things.” Allen specifically pointed to the running game between the tackles as something the Tigers will look to exploit. “There’s the run game inside, but we also want to pass it into different pock-ets of their zone,” Allen said. “They’ll give us some Cover 2, Cover 3 and Cover 4 looks. What they have to take care of is having guys accounted for when they bring the blitz.” And expect the Tigers to open things up a little more this week. “We probably got into 30 percent of our playbook,” Allen said. “This week, we’ll probably show close to 70 percent.” The Tigers are going into the game with much more focus than they had at this time last year according to Allen. “We’re acting mature and totally focused,” Allen said. “I want them pictur-ing the game five times in their head as we go through our yoga session. I want them visualizing what kind of blitz pickups they’ll have. What is their coverage responsibility? What kind of looks will we see? We have a mature group of seniors and they’re utilizing it to their benefit.” One senior that has bounced back after being in the coach’s doghouse ear-lier this summer is Nate Ayers, who caught two touchdown passes in last week’s classic. “He’s worked his way out of the doghouse, but he did that with the way he’s worked since I got on him,” Allen said. “I expect big things out of him, but that’s not based on just his performance last week.” And Allen is also hoping the 12th man continues to play an impact. “One thing is we had great community support,” he said. “I am extremely happy with the support we have received. Everywhere I go and speak people tell me they’re ready to strap the pads on. That’s a great feeling as a head coach. We’re hope-fully bringing back people that haven’t been to games since they were played at Memorial Stadium.” CHS: Tigers host Baker Co. tonight Continued From Page 1BFlorida draws motivation from ‘embarrassing’ yearBy MARK LONGAssociated PressGAINESVILLE — Those painful memories of last season, haunting images of a 7-6 season, are still vivid at Florida. Coach Will Muschamp wants it that way. The 23rd-ranked Gators would like nothing more than to purge most of what happened in 2011: four con-secutive losses in October, a horrible showing against Furman and a bitter defeat to archrival Florida State. But they can’t. And Muschamp won’t let them. “You’ll always remember it,” tight end/fullback Trey Burton said. “Even when I’m 40, I’ll still remember my sophomore year at the University of Florida. You’ve always got to keep that in the back of your mind and strive for it to not happen again. ... Last year was pretty embarrassing.” The Gators ended Muschamp’s first season with a victory against Ohio State in the Gator Bowl, providing some solace while avoiding the pro-gram’s first losing season since 1979. Players and coaches talked about the importance of ending on a high note, about needing something positive to build on during the offseason. Maybe so, but all those losses ended up being the driving force during swel-tering practices, lengthy meetings and grueling weightlifting sessions. “You never put the last season behind you,” Muschamp said. “You’ve got to learn from it, move forward and let it motivate you. That’s what we’ve done as a staff and as a team. I’m really pleased with where the football team is at this time.” Muschamp will be happier if Florida gets 2012 off to a strong start Saturday against Bowling Green. But the Gators realize that early season success means little. They started 4-0 last season — they didn’t allow a touchdown in the first two games — before things turned. Following lopsided losses to Alabama and LSU, Florida dropped close games against Auburn and Georgia. They managed a combined 11 points in the second half of all four October games and didn’t score a single point in any of those fourth quarters. Things reached a low point in November against Furman, a team from the Football Championship Subdivision. Florida trailed 22-7 in the first quarter and didn’t put the Paladins away until the defense returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the final 13 minutes of the game. A week later, the Gators allowed the Seminoles to gain just 95 yards but lost 21-7 because of costly turnovers and more inept offense. It capped a mind-boggling slide consider-ing Florida won national titles in 2006 and 2008, and played for the Southeastern Conference championship in 2009. “That’s definitely not what we came here for, last year, 7-6,” receiver Frankie Hammond said. “We want to get back on top. We came here to win. That’s the bottom line. That’s what we came here to do: win, win championships, get rings. That’s the stan-dard at this university. We definitely have a chip on our shoulder. We definite-ly want to get those wins under our belt.” Muschamp called his team “soft” after the loss to Florida State, an adjective that still resonates with players nine months later. “We took that personally as a team,” right tackle Chaz Green said. The Gators believe they will be considerably better in all phases during Year 2 of the Muschamp era. Muschamp revamped the team’s weightlifting program by moving to an Olympic-style program designed to increase mus-cle strength, explosive-ness and cardiovascular fitness. He hired former Boise State offensive coor-dinator Brent Pease to replace Charlie Weis, and Pease installed a scheme that includes motions and shifts, and maybe a few more trick plays. The results won’t truly be known for several weeks, maybe even longer. How the players remember the season might be an even better indicator. “I think the year we had, there wasn’t much that need-ed to be said,” Green said. “We came in, everybody was hungry, everybody knew what we had to do. It wasn’t about talking, about pointing fingers. Everybody knew we didn’t have a good year. We need to work to get back to where we can be, where we should be.” Gamecocks survive Vandy scare to start college football seasonBy TERESA M. WALKERAssociated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Lattimore ran for two touchdowns and 110 yards, and Connor Shaw ran for 92 yards while play-ing the second half with an injured shoulder as No. 9 South Carolina ral-lied for a 17-13 victory against Vanderbilt to open the season Thursday night. Shaw hurt his right, throwing shoulder late in the first half and missed the first two series of the third quarter before returning. The junior drove the Gamecocks for the go-ahead touchdown and ran 12 yards to the Vandy 1 before rolling in pain in the end zone. Lattimore scored the goahead TD on a 1-yard run with 11:25 to go. The Commodores turned it over on downs with 1:47 to go when Jordan Matthews couldn’t handle fourth-down pass from Jordan Rodgers. Gamecocks defensive back D.J. Swearinger appeared to grab Matthews’ arm before the ball arrived.


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(N) 24/7 Chavez MAX 320 310 515(5:10) “The Bone Collector” ‘R’ (:10) “Knight and Day” (2010, Action) Tom Cruise. ‘PG-13’ Strike Back “Troy” (2004) Brad Pitt. Achilles leads Greek forces in the Trojan War. ‘R’ SHOW 340 318 545 “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life” (2003) Angelina Jolie. ‘PG-13’ “Our Idiot Brother” (2011) Paul Rudd. ‘R’ “The Mechanic” (2011, Action) Jason Statham. ‘R’ (:05) Weeds (:35) Episodes Sulkowski shows respect for TigersBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comAlthough Baker County High didn’t fair well in its kickoff classic loss against Baldwin High, head coach Ryan Sulkowski doesn’t put a lot of stock into those contest. He knows that his Wildcats would get their first real test tonight at 7:30 p.m. against Columbia High in Lake City. That’s why he started preparing for this game during the summer. “Going through the summer, we work year around,” Sulkowski said. “We never really get a break and its something that we make sure there’s a commit-ment by the kids. Doing through the summer we did a lot of our conditioning and some seven on seven stuff. We hit the ground running with the new rules without two-a-days. It was a challenge adjusting the schedule, because we’re physically ready. 17 seniors graduate with 10 seniors back.” Though the Wildcats field 10 seniors, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re all experienced starters. “With the class of 2012, we lost some very good athletes,” Sulkowski said. “We have some kids when we take the field Friday that will be their first opportuni-ty in live action. We’ll have to grow up quickly against a top-five team in the state. We’re up for the challenge. It’s a bigger stage and an opportunity to step up and compete.” The Wildcats will vary greatly from what the Tigers saw in their 34-0 kickoff classic win against Santa Fe. While the Raiders liked to run the ball, the Wildcats will try to air it out. “Offensively, we’re based out of the spread,” Sulkowski said. “We do an equal share of pass and run. We’re primarily a four-wide set. Again, it’s your typical spread. We don’t try to do too much deception with it. We do a fair bit of play-action out of the gun. We like to run the ball with our quarterback Corey Lawler and it changes on a weekly basis depending on where we feel we can exploit the defense.” Baker County will have a similar look to the Tigers with up front, but Sulkowski said it might not necessarily be what Columbia has seen on tape. “Defensively we change on a weekly basis,” he said. “We know that Columbia has the option of using a power running game or spread attack. We know where their bread and bet-ter lies and we don’t think it’s a secret. We’ll base out of a four-man front. We have a number of coverages and it really doesn’t mat-ter week to week. In high school football, we like to play the run first. We have some things we can do with certain kids to get different looks every week.” One matchup that Sulkowski is especially interested in seeing is left tackle Laremy Tunsil go up against his defensive tackle CeCe Jefferson. “Laremy is a manchild,” he said. “Following him over the last couple of years, he’s the number one player in the state as far as I’m concerned. Nick Saban told us he thinks he’s the best offensive lineman in the country. CeCe Jefferson is going to be a sophomore and he’s not necessarily the only lineman that Tunsil will see. It’s an exciting matchup with CeCe being a freshman All-American last year. Laremy is a special player and everyone wishes they had a couple of them. I think that’s something everyone wants to really blow up, but it is what it is. It’s a senior versus a pretty good sophomore. We’ll see how it goes.” Sulkowski has one key for the Wildcats to have a chance at the upset. “What we need to do to stand a chance is stop the power running game,” he said. “We have to bow our necks on defense and make that conscience effort to play our gap responsibilities. We need better penetration on defense. Columbia can lull you to sleep and we have to be ready at any moment to see that home-run ball. Offensively, we need to establish the line of scrim-mage. They have some quality guys up front.” JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High’s Antonio Pelham (10) jumps up to celeb rate with teammates Shaq Johnson (18) and Alex Webber (15) during last week’s kickoff classic.


6B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & PUZZLES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 DEAR ABBY: My father died eight years ago. Mother couldn’t afford to bury him at the time, so he was cremated. Mom asked me to keep his ashes until her time was up so they could be buried together. I have had them ever since. It makes me feel like he is still with me, that I have not totally lost him. However, over the last year, my brothers and sisters have led my mother to believe that I won’t respect her wishes to have them buried together when the time comes. She is pressuring me to bury him NOW. It hurts me that my family could even think I would take that away from my mother. To this day, my siblings say mean things about Dad, claiming he was a “terrible” father and hus-band. I’m a lot younger than the rest of them, so it’s possible I never saw the bad side of him. The father I knew was a car-ing, loving man, and it drives me crazy to hear my siblings speak ill of him. They don’t remem-ber his birthday, the date of his death or even how long ago it was. Abby, I don’t know what to do. If I go ahead and bury my dad’s ashes now, I feel I will be losing him completely. Please help me. I feel so lost. -SAD AND MISUNDERSTOOD DAUGHTER DEAR DAUGHTER: Perhaps there is a way to satisfy everybody. Before returning your father’s ashes to your mother and siblings for burial, take a small portion to keep for yourself. Your feelings are not all that unusual -and contrary to popular belief, not all ashes are scattered or buried. Sometimes they are retained for decades by family members who are not yet ready to part with them. DEAR ABBY: About a year ago, I began a part-time job for extra cash. My manager and I devel-oped an attraction for each other that soon led to a sexual relationship. The problem is that he’s married with two children, and he is significantly older than me. I know now that this has to end. I have no emo-tional ties to him, but I think he is starting to care for me. I can’t quit the job because a family member got it for me, and it would seem suspicious if I quit. Please respond soon because I am trying des-perately to avoid being alone with him, and it’s becoming more and more difficult. How do I end the affair and remain on decent terms with this man? -NEEDS A QUICK OUT DEAR NEEDS: It’s difficult to remain on decent terms after there has been indecent exposure, but tell your manager your con-science demands that the hanky-panky stop. Then, if he tries to get you alone, tell him, “Nothing doing -I’ve turned over a new leaf.” I’m sure he’ll find a way to handle the rejection. If it breaks his heart, he can seek comfort from his wife, from whom he shouldn’t have strayed in the first place. DEAR ABBY: I’m going into junior high. I’m a straight-A student and get my homework and projects done. But I’m not that organized. I always put my assignments away, but when I need them, they’re never there! My mom complains to me about it and calls me a troll. My room isn’t so hot, either. What can I do? -THE TROLL IN ST. PETE DEAR TROLL: The time to get organized is now. Begin by cleaning your room and making sure you have a study area that is not messy. After that, you should always put your projects and completed assign-ments in ONE SPOT, and they won’t be lost. You’ll be able to find them easily once you have only one place to look. DEAR ABBY: I am writing hoping to avert another tragedy like we experienced last week. Our German shepherd, Leah, was playing with a hard rubber ball the size of a tennis ball. Somehow, the ball slid down her throat. I tried to dislodge it by grabbing and pull-ing it out, then I tried the Heimlich maneuver. Neither worked. By the time we got Leah to the veterinarian, she was dead. They tried for 25 minutes to revive her. Leah was a friendly, funny, loving dog, not yet 2 years old. We miss her terribly. Abby, please tell your readers to never, ever let their dog play with any object that fits into its mouth. If it fits, it can lodge in the throat. I don’t want anyone else to experience the pain of losing their dog like we lost ours. -KAREN IN CENTER VALLEY, PA. DEAR KAREN: Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your beloved pet. However, because you wrote to other dog owners, take comfort in the knowledge that you have very likely saved another four-footed family member’s life. DEAR ABBY: My wellmeaning mother contin-ues to give me “classics” from her wardrobe that she no longer wears. I’m a size 6 to 8 in my 50s. Mom is in her 80s and wears 12 to 14. Our sense of style is also not the same. My problem is, after insisting I take these items, she’ll often ask for them back several years later. It becomes awkward when I must explain I gave her clothes away. How can I politely stop her from gifting me these items? -NO LONGER HAS THEM DEAR NO LONGER HAS THEM: Say, “Mom, these things won’t fit me. But I’ll be glad to drop them off at a charity thrift shop for you.” It’s honest, it’s practical, and someone can enjoy them. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married three years, and we are both lucky to have families that are kind and supportive. However, there is one recurring issue with his family that I find annoying. Nobody in my husband’s family has a driver’s license or owns a car. This includes his two aunts and mother, who all live in the same town we do. As the only driver in the family, I am regularly asked to shuttle relatives to the doctor, the pet groomer, the grocery store, etc. Abby, none of them have any physical or men-tal disability that prevents them from driving. We live in a city with a num-ber of cab companies that serve the area. I work hard so I can pay my car insurance bills, my car payments and buy gas to get to where I need to. I’m starting to resent being asked to drive three able-bodied adults who are perfectly capable of driv-ing themselves or taking a taxi. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY Happy Birthday: You can make things happen by taking the initiative. Don’t sit back, or some-one will swoop in and take over. Stick to your budget and plans, and refuse to let anyone cost you emotionally or finan-cially. Make choices that suit your needs, and you will come out on top with no regrets. Your numbers are 8, 14, 25, 32, 39, 42, 44. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Use experience to get things done quickly now. Don’t allow personal prob-lems to interfere with a job you must complete. Your responsible attitude will attract interest from some-one impressed by your efficiency. Keep emotions in check. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put time and effort into partnerships and help-ing others. Your gestures will not go unnoticed and will help position you for return favors and offers that can boost your earn-ing power. Make home improvements and nurture personal relationships. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put honesty first. You’ll be caught in an emo-tional situation if you don’t keep your story straight. Put more emphasis on work and doing the best job possible and less on rumors or information that could come back and dam-age your reputation. ++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Interact with people from different back-grounds, or learn whatever you can that will help you expand your awareness or make personal improve-ments. Love is on the rise, and engaging in a little romantic fun will enhance your life. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on saving, not spending. You’ll have plenty to offer others without offering cash. Suggestions you make or hands-on help will be appreciated. An unusual investment may tempt you, but you are best to invest in your own skills and services. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take time to appreci-ate those who support you mentally, emotion-ally and financially. Acknowledging others is all that’s required and will leave a better impression than spending money you don’t have. Offer time, suggestions and services. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Short trips will lead to new adventures. Embrace learning something new. An emo-tional relationship with someone will be tested. Honesty will be important when discussing your feelings. Ask questions if you feel you are being given the runaround. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Follow the signs when it comes to an emotional relationship. An unusual lifestyle will attract your attention. Feeling comfortable with your sur-roundings will make the difference between struggling to reach your goals and excelling with ease. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stick to basics and the truth. You may want to passionately express your views, but if you deliver information that isn’t factual, you will have to face the conse-quences. An emotional matter will hurt a rela-tionship you cherish. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Surprise everyone by doing things a little differently. You will find a unique way to turn what you have into so much more. An interesting offer must not be tossed aside. Good fortune will result from a worthwhile partnership. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Don’t take chances that might lead to emotional uncertainty. Do what you can to sta-bilize your personal life and make your residence conducive to building a brighter future. Put energy into something that will increase your income. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Personal time will be well-deserved and will help calm your nerves as you sort out your next move. Love is on the rise, and confessing your personal intentions will help you reach your goals more quickly. Good fortune is within reach. +++ THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last When to bury dad’s ashes causes family flare up Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Puzzle Solutions on the next page.




8B LAKE CITY REPORTER NASCAR FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 20128BNASCAR Saturday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway had some of the feel of Bristol of old,but it really wasn’t bec ause the grinding of the top groove produced the result it w as intended to produce. Instead of forcing drivers back to the bottom groov e,the grinding of the top groove ended up providing a pre ferred lane right on top of the concrete that was supposed to be too slick and the wrong angle for racing. The area at the top of the track took rubber as the tires wore down and provided good traction.But it didn’t lead to the bump-and-run tactics of the past,because there was no room at the outside for the bumping driver to ru n to. The changes to the track caught many by surprise,ev en though Camping World Truck Series driver Ross Chast ain rode the high groove to a career-best third-place f inish in last Wednesday’s truck race.He drove from 20th to t hird in the closing laps of that race. Still,drivers like Carl Edwards were surprised to s ee the top groove come into play. “It really surprised me that that groove came in,”h e said.“Now all they’ve got to do is grind that botto m groove like that and it’ll be bad to the bone.This place w ill be a solid two grooves – very top and very bottom – so I think they’re on their way to having a really good race t rack.” Brad Keselowski,who had won the two previous Cup races at Bristol,wound up crashed this time and was critical of the changes to the surface. “I know the goal was to make a one-groove race trac k so there’d be more action,”he said.“But it had an inve rse effect to where now everybody is running up against the wall.And the pace of the field,combined with hard t ires, has made the track just even more of an aerodynamicfest.” Jeff Gordon was among those hoping track officials would grind the entire track. He said the only real way to pass a driver now is t o put an old-fashioned slide job on them,where the passin g driver dives low,then slides up in front of the car ahe ad. “I made several slide jobs,and I think I completed about 90 percent of them,”he said.“But that 10 percent th at I didn’t complete cost me quite a few positions. “The restarts were intense because you’re out there in the bottom,and the outside groove is the preferred lane, and you’re sliding and pushing up hard and rubbing up on guys. “I think there’s a little more intensity than norma l.” That was certainly the case for Tony Stewart and Ma tt Kenseth,who crashed on Lap 333 while racing for thelead. Stewart got out of his car and threw his helmet at Kenseth’s car,bouncing it off the front end. “I checked up twice to not run over [Kenseth],and I learned my lesson there;I’m going to run over him e very chance I’ve got from now ’til the end of the year,e very chance I’ve got,”Stewart told reporters afterward. Kenseth said it wasn’t the first time this year tha t he’s had problems with Stewart. “On the race track for years and years and years,we ’ve had tons of respect for each other and,for whatever reason this year,he ran me off the track at Sears Point an d said he was sorry,”Kenseth said.“It cost me seven spots in the finishing order,and at Indy he was mad because he s aid I blocked him,and I asked for five minutes of his tim e to clear the air and he wouldn’t give it to me,and pre tty much just got cussed out and knocked my whole side off and put us in position to get wrecked. “So I just said,‘OK,that’s fine.I’m just going to r ace you the same way you race me,’ and he showed me how hewas going to race me down there,so I just did the s ame thing on the other end.” With two races left to run before thestart of the Chase for the SprintCup,things are pretty predictable at the top of the standings,but tight as can bearound 10th place,and for the two wild cardslots that will complete the 12-driver field. Points leader Greg Biffle,along with second-place Jimmie Johnson and third-placeDale Earnhardt Jr.,clinched their Chaseberths at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturdaynight. Biffle got in despite a mediocre 19th-place run at Bristol,and Earnhardt clinched hisspot with a 12th-place finish that he got afterhaving to rally from a penalty for making apit stop when pit road was closed. “We worked real hard all season,and I want to thank my guys,”Earnhardt said.“They do a good job every week and give megood strategy.I made a little mistake andcame down a closed pit.I don’t know what wewere thinking. “But we had a fast car … We just lost that track position and couldn’t get by some guys.” The real contest,at Bristol and for the remaining Chase berths,was among the driv-ers at the bottom of the group vying for Chaseberths,and that battle was scrambled by theresults at Bristol. Ryan Newman,who entered Bristol second in the wild card running,crashed due to a flattire on Lap 189 and dropped to fourth.JeffGordon finished third at Bristol,but remainsthird in the wild card standings behind Kasey Kahne,and needs at least another victory tohave a real shot at a Chase berth. “We can’t let this get us down,”Newman’s crew chief Tony Gibson said after determiningthat the car was too damaged to patch up andput back on the track.“We’ve seen how onerace can change this whole deal on whomakes the Chase.We’re not giving up.We’llfight to the bitter end.” Gordon said his third-place Bristol finish “keeps us still in it,because one of the otherguys in the wild card didn’t win it.” Gordon also pointed out that if Tony Stewart,who crashed at Bristol,or DennyHamlin,who won,were to fall out of the top 10,they’d likely take the wild card slots andleave the current contender out of the 10-racechampionship battle. “I think we have all been kind of watching where if Denny or Tony fall outside the top-10,”Gordon said.“We have two more goodopportunities,Atlanta and Richmond,that wecan definitely get wins.” Stewart dropped to 10th in the standings after Bristol and is just 16 points ahead ofKahne in 11th.At Bristol,Kahne rallied froman early brush with the wall to finish ninth. “I feel like we put together another great race,”Kahne said.“We ran in the top 10 witha car that was beat up.You can’t do much bet-ter than that.This team is doing a really goodjob.” At one point in the race,Carl Edwards was looking like he could take advantage ofStewart’s misfortunes and move right to theedge of the top 10 despite having no wins thisseason.But his fuel gamble didn’t pay off andhe ran dry,which led to a 22nd-place finishand saw him wind up 12th in the standings,34 points out of the top 10. “I made the decision to stay out,which in hindsight that was the wrong decision,because we probably would have finished bet-ter than we are right now,but I wanted achance to win the race,”he said.“If we wouldhave had one more caution or a couple cau-tions and short runs,we were up there in aposition to win this thing.You don’t get thoseopportunities very often,so I had to take it.” NOTEBOOK Martin crash raises safety issueAtlanta Motor Speedway president Ed Clark said he and his staff are prepared to makechanges to the pit road wall if NASCAR officialscome up with a way to reduce the likelihood ofan accident like Mark Martin’s at MichiganInternational Speedway two weeks ago in theSprint Cup circuit’s most recent race on asuperspeedway. Martin spun off the track and hit the blunt end of one of the openings in the wall there.Theimpact destroyed his car,but no one wasinjured. Clark said one of his main concerns is the safety of crew members and others behind thepit wall. “Those people are the ones we need to be sure to protect,”he said.“I know the technical peopleat NASCAR are studying the situation,and ifwe need to make changes,we will.” Clark pointed out that the track has the capability to block off the openings,but thatwould mean that there would have to be anoth-er way found for cars to get to and from thegarages to the race track.Weekend of milestones at AMSThis weekend’s AdvoCare 500 weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway will mark some signifi-cant milestone and anniversaries of previousmilestones for NASCAR drivers past and pres-ent. The trip to Atlanta marks the 50th anniver-sary of Rex White’s onlywin at Atlanta,and theonly superspeedway tri-umph of the career of the1960 champion.It also wasthe 28th and final Cup vic-tory in his relatively briefnine-year career. This weekend’s races will be the first at Atlantafor Travis Pastrana,whowill run the NationwideSeries race,and for Danica Patrick,who will race in both Nationwide andCup. Jeff Gordon will be celebrating his 20th year in Cup,a career that began at Atlanta in thefall race of 1992.That race also was the last oneas a driver for Richard Petty,and the car hedrove that day will be on display at AMS. That ’92 race also was the first as track general manager for Ed Clark. Martin Truex Jr.will make his 250th Cup start,and Ryan Newman has a chance to breaka tie with his one-time mentor Buddy Baker formost poles at Atlanta.Both now have seven.IfNewman wins the pole,it’ll be the 50th of hisCup career. 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FRIDAY& SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 CLASSIFIEDLAKE CITYREPORTER 9B CLASSIFIED AD vantageTake ADvantage of the Reporter Classifieds!755-5440Lake City Reporter FIND IT SELL IT BUY IT Professional Sales Associates Needed No experience necessary. STRONG desire to succeed needed. Extremely aggressive pay plan. Health and dental insurance available. EOE. Apply in person with Dino or Jeffrey at Rountree-Moore Chevrolet, Cadillac and Nissan 4316 US Hwy 90W Lake City, FL ServicesBack Hoe, Dozer, Chopping, root raking, bush hog, seeding, sod, disking, site prep, ponds & irrigation. Free Est! 386-623-3200 Roof Repairs Shingles, Metal, and Flat Decks. Starting at $50.00. Contact Roger at 386-365-4185 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE TTHIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO.: 2010CA000067CITIMORTGAGE, INC, SUCCES-SOR BYMERGER TO ABN AM-RO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC.Plaintiff,vs.ROBERTSEARCYA/K/AROB-ERTP. SEARCY, et alDefendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated 8/21/2012 and entered in Case No. 2010CA000067 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUM-BIACOUNTY, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC, SUCCES-SOR BYMERGER TO ABN AM-RO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC. is Plaintiff, and ROBERTSEARCYA/K/AROBERTP. SEARCY, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at COLUM-BIACounty Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, 3rd floor, Lake City, FL32055, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statues, on the 24th day of October, 2012, the fol-lowing described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judg-ment, to wit:Lot 17, of HAIGHT-ASHBURY, as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 185, of the Public Re-cords of Columbia County, Floridaand all fixtures and personal proper-ty located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff’s mortgage.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated at Lake City, COLUMBIACOUNTY, Florida, this 22nd day of August, 2012.P. Dewitt CasonClerk of said Circuit CourtBy: -sB. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkAMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disa-bility who requires accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assis-tance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding should contact the ADACo-ordinator, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hear-ing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice im-paired should call (800) 955-8770.05534532August 31, 2012September 7, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAJUVENILE DIVISIONIN THE INTERESTOF:CASE NO. 2010-68-DPJ. C.DOB: 12/26/2001MINOR CHILD(REN).SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORYHEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIPSTATE OF FLORIDA:TO:Eduardo Cruz (address unknown) WHEREAS a Petition for Termina-tion of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in this Court regarding the above-referenced child(ren), a copy of which is on file with the Clerk of the Court,YOU ARE HEREBYCOMMAND-ED TO APPEAR before the Honora-ble E. Vernon Douglas, Circuit Judge, at the Columbia County Courthouse, Lake City, Florida, on SEPTEMBER 19, 2012, A T 10:40 A.M. for a Termination of Parental Rights Advisory Hearing.YOU MUSTAPPEAR ON THE DATE AND ATTHE TIME SPECI-FIED HEREIN.******FAILURE TO PERSONAL-LYAPPEAR ATTHIS ADVISORYHEARING CONSTITUTES CON-SENTTO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS TO THIS CHILD (OR CHILDREN). IF YOU FAILTO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAYLOSE ALLLEGALRIGHTS TOTHE CHILD (OR CHILDREN) NAMED IN THE PETITION ON FILE WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT******"Pursuant to Sections 39.804(4)(d) and 63.082(6)(g), Florida Statutes, you are hereby informed of the avail-ability of private placement with an adoption entity as defined in Section 63.032(3), Florida Statutes."WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court at Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, on the 8th day of August 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of Circuit Court(SEAL)By: -sT.BrewingtonDeputy ClerkTracy L. Sorcek, Esq.Florida Bar No. 46860Children’s Legal Services1389 West US Highway 90, Suite 110 LegalLake City, FL32055(386) 758-1437IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, Telephone (386) 758-2163, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or imme-diately upon receiving this notifica-tion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired or voice impaired, call 711. 05534196AUGUST10, 17, 24, 31, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase No.: 12-2011-CA0000392Division:DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANYAS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTER HOLDERS OF SAXON ASSETSECURITIES TRUST2007-3 MORTGAGE LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFI-CATES, SERIES 2007-3Plaintiff,v.SOLOMON A. BELL; ROSAS. BELL; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2; ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN IN-TERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-ER CLAIMANTS,Defendants,NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Summary Judgment dated August 21, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 12-2011-CA0000392, of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANYAS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTER HOLDERS OF SAXON ASSETSECURITIES TRUST2007-3 MORTGAGE LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFI-CATES, SERIES 2007-3 is Plaintiff, and SOLOMON A. BELLAND RO-SAS. BELL, are Defendants.P.DEWITTCASON, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash on the third floor of the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, located at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 at 11:00 a.m. on the 19th day of September, 2012 the fol-lowing described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judg-ment, to wit:THE WEST100.00 FEETOF LOT4 IN BLOCK B OF “242” VIL-LAGE” AS PER PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 5 OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICU-LARLYDESCRIBED AS FOL-LOWS: BEGIN ATTHE NWCOR-NER OF SAID LOT4 AND RUN N 88 DEG. 32’27” E, 100.00 FEET; THENCE S 1 DEG. 54’28” E, 200.00 FEET, THENCE S. 88 DEG. 32’27” W. 100.00 FEETTO THE SWCORNER OF SAID LOT4; THENCE N 1 DEG. 54’28” W, 200.00 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.This property is located at the Street address of: 384 SWThompkins Loop, Lake City, FL32025.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of re-cords as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on August 22, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkAttorney for Plaintiff:Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A.350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100Deerfield Beach, FL33442Telephone (954) 354-3544Facsimile: (954) 354-3545IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommoda-tion to participate should call the ADACoordinator, Jacquetta Brad-ley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, at least 7 working days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appear-ance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.05534535August 31, 2102September 7, 2012 NOTICE OFST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENTDISTRICTDECISION(S) The District has granted permit(s) for the following applications: JEA, 21 WChurch Street T-8, Jack-sonville, FL32202, application #88271-12. The District proposes to authorize a change in wellfield allo-cation distributions and increase the operational flexibility on the North Grid from 20% to 28%, with no re-quested change in the overall annual allocations, along with the continued use of 155 million gallons per day (mgd) of groundwater (contingently increasing in the last 10 years of the permit up to 162.63 mgd through the permittee's providing additional reLegalclaimed water to replace permitted Floridan aquifer uses, if it becomes feasible) to serve a projected popula-tion of 1,026,161 people in 2031 with water for household, commer-cial/industrial, water utility, and es-sential fire protection uses and unac-counted-for water losses. In addi-tion, the District proposes to add Condition 44 requiring notice to the District of the permittee's commenc-ing regular operation of the river crossing transmission line, changes to Condition 27 and Figure 4 to re-flect revised wetland monitoring well locations and a reduction in the over-all number of wetland monitor wells from 11 to 10, the addition of Condi-tion 43, which requires that an addi-tional interim water quality report be submitted, and non-substantive changes to Figures 2, 3 and 5. The withdrawals used by this proposed project will consist of Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 35, Township: 1 South, Range: 26 East, known as Norwood; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in St. Johns County, located in Section: 18, Township: 5 South, Range: 28 East, known as St Johns Forest; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Section: 38, Township: 1 South, Range: 29 East, known as Mayport; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 5 active wells and 1 proposed well in Duval Coun-ty, located in Sections: 29 and 33, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Oakridge; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 6 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 21, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as McDuff; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 active wells and 1 proposed well in Duval County, located in Section: 42, Township: 3 South, Range: 28 East, known as Southeast Wellfield; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 6 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 18 and 7, Township: 3 South, Range: 28 East; Sections: 13 and 24, Town-ship: 3 South, Range: 27 East, known as Deerwood 3; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 8 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 10, 3 and 55, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as Fairfax Wellfield; Groundwater from the Upper Flori-dan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 7, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Monument Rd; Groundwa-ter from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 proposed well and 3 active wells in Duval County, locat-ed in Sections: 33 and 34, Township: 2 South, Range: 24 East, known as Cecil Commerce; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 8 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 24, Township: 2 North, Range: 26 East; Sections: 44 and 45, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as Hendricks; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 pro-posed wells and 7 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 11, 12 and 37, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as Main St; Groundwater from the Upper Flori-dan Aquifer via 3 active wells St. Johns County, located in Section: 18, Township: 5 South, Range: 28 East; Section: 5, Township: 5 South, Range: 27 East, known as St Johns North; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 proposed wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 15 and 22, Township: 4 South, Range: 28 East, known as 9A-9B; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well and 2 proposed wells; Ground-water from the Upper Floridan Aqui-fer via 1 active well in Duval Coun-ty, located in Section: 31, Township: 1 South, Range: 25 East, known as Westlake Wellfield; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well; Ground-water from the Upper Floridan Aqui-fer via 1 active well in Duval Coun-ty, located in Section: 25, Township: 3 South, Range: 27 East, known as Royal Lakes; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 proposed well and 5 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 32, Township: 3 South, Range: 26 East, known as Lakeshore; Ground-water from the Upper Floridan Aqui-fer via 7 active wells in Duval Coun-ty, located in Sections: 16 and 39, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Ridenour Wellfield; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 3 active wells; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Sections: 13, 24 and 35, Township: 4 South, Range: 26 East; Sections: 18 and 19, Township: 4 South, Range: 27 East, known as Community Hall; Ground-water from the Upper Floridan Aqui-fer via 1 active well in St. Johns County, located in Section: 19, Township: 5 South, Range: 30 East, known as PDLA1ANorth; Ground-water from the Upper & Lower Flor-idan Aquifer via 4 proposed wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 23, 24, 25 and 26, Township: 1 North, Range: 26 East, known as Northwest; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 pro-posed wells in St. Johns County, lo-cated in Section: 39, Township: 5 South, Range: 27 East; Section: 44, Township: 5 South, Range: 26 East, known as Rivertown; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in St. Johns, County, located in Section: 54, Township: 4 South, Range: 27 East, known as Ju-lington Creek; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 proposed wells and 5 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 14 and 15, Township: 3 South, Range: 25 East, known as Southwest Wellfield; Groundwater from the LegalUpper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Nassau County, located in Section: 37, Township: 2 North, Range: 28 East, known as Nassau Regional; Groundwater from the Up-per & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, locat-ed in Sections: 3 and 49, Township: 1 South, Range: 28 East, known as Beacon Hills; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 active wells in Duval County, lo-cated in Sections: 14 and 15, Town-ship: 2 South, Range: 25 East, known as Marietta; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Nassau County, lo-cated in Section: 38, Township: 2 North, Range: 27 East, known as Lofton Oaks; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 52, Township: 2 South, Range: 27 East, known as Arlington Wellfield; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in St. Johns, County, located in Section: 31, Township: 5 South, Range: 30 East; Section: 6, Town-ship: 6 South, Range: 30 East, known as PDLA1ASouth; Ground-water from the Upper Floridan Aqui-fer via 1 active well in St. Johns County, located in Section: 43, Township: 3 South, Range: 29 East, known as Ponte Vedra North; Groundwater from the Upper Flori-dan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 33, Township: 1 South, Range: 27 East, known as Woodmere; Ground-water from the Upper Floridan Aqui-fer via 2 active wells and 1 proposed well in St. Johns County, located in Section: 20, Township: 6 South, Range: 30 East, known as Ponce de Leon Wellfield; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 ac-tive wells in Duval County, located in Section: 52, Township: 2 South, Range: 27 East, known as Love-grove; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 pro-posed wells in Nassau County, locat-ed in Sections: 45, 7 and 8, Town-ship: 2 North, Range: 27 East, known as West Nassau Regional; Groundwater from Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Section: 51, Township: 1 South, Range: 28 East; Section: 40, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Cobble-stone; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 pro-posed well and 6 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 13 and 49, Township: 1 South, Range: 26 East, known as Highlands; Groundwater from the Upper Flori-dan Aquifer via 2 active wells and 3 proposed wells St. Johns County, lo-cated in Section: 27, Township: 3 South, Range: 29 East, known as Co-rona Road; Groundwater from the Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 active wells; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Sections: 16 and 56, Township: 3 South, Range: 27 East, known as Brierwood; Groundwater from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells Nassau County, located in Sec-tion: 14, Township: 3 North, Range: 28 East, known as Otter Run.If you wish to receive a copy of a Technical Staff Report (TSR) that provides the St. Johns River Water Management District (District) staffs' analysis of a permit application, please submit your request to: Direc-tor, Bureau of Regulatory Support, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL32178-1429. Once a TSR becomes availa-ble, you may also review it by going to the Permitting section of the Dis-trict's website at floridaswater.com/permitting/index.html. To obtain information on how to find and view a TSR, visit https://permitting.sjrwmd.com/eper mitting/html/EP_F AQs.html and then follow the directions provided under "How to find a Technical Staff Report (TSR) or other application file documents." Aperson whose substantial interests are or may be affected has the right to request an administrative hearing by filing a written petition with the District. Pursuant to Chapter 28-106 and Rule 40C-1.1007, Florida Ad-ministrative Code (F.A.C.), the peti-tion must be filed (received) either by delivery at the office of the Dis-trict Clerk at District Headquarters, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka Florida 32178-1429 (4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL32177) or by e-mail with the Dis-trict Clerk at Clerk@sjrwmd.com within twenty-one (21) days of newspaper publication of the notice of District decision (for those per-sons to whom the District does not mail or email actual notice). Apeti-tion for an administrative hearing is deemed filed upon receipt of the complete petition by the District Clerk at the District Headquarters in Palatka, Florida during the District’s regular business hours. The District's regular business hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., excluding weekends and Dis-trict holidays. Petitions received by the District Clerk after the District's regular business hours shall be deemed filed as of 8 a.m. on the next regular District business day. Apeti-tion must comply with Sections 120.54(5)(b)4. and 120.569(2)(c), Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28-106, F.A.C. The District's accept-ance of petitions filed by e-mail is subject to certain conditions set forth in the District’s Statement of Agency Organization and Operation (issued pursuant to Rule 28-101.001, F.A.C.), which is available for view-ing at floridaswater.com. The Dis-trict will not accept a petition sent by facsimile (fax). Mediation may be available if you meet the conditions stated in the full Notice of Rights (see last paragraph). The right to an administrative hear-ing and the relevant procedures to be followed are governed by Chapter 120, F.S., Chapter 28-106, F.A.C., and Rule 40C-1.1007, F.A.C. Be-cause the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means the District's final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Failure to file a Legalpetition for an administrative hearing within the requisite time frame shall constitute a waiver of the right to an administrative hearing. (Rule 28-106.111, F.A.C.). If you wish to do so, please visit http://floridaswater .com/nor_dec/ to read the complete Notice of Rights to determine any legal rights you may have concerning the District's deci-sion(s) on the permit application(s) described above. You can also re-quest the Notice of Rights by con-tacting the Director, Bureau of Regu-latory Support, P. O. Box 1429, Pal-atka, FL32178, tele. no. (386)329-4268.05534571August 31, 2012 020Lost & Found FOUND PUG In Wellborn area. Call to Identify 321-948-8932 100Job Opportunities05534315The Lake City Reporter, a five-day daily in North Florida, seeks an outgoing individual to join our outside sales team. This person should be self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed and possess an enthusiastic personality. Experience preferred, but will train the right person. To apply for this position please send resume to Josh Blackmon Advertising Directorjblackmon@lakecityreporter.com 05534332O’Neal Roofing and Contracting Now Hiring Must have valid Drivers License-Roofers and Skilled Labor Will Train. Apply in Person 212 Hickory Drive, Lake City, FL32025 05534548HOLIDAYINN & SUITESLake City’s only full service hotel is seeking the following :Catering Sales AssistantMust have sales experience. Apply in person Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. 05534591Maintenance Person Convenience Store Group is seeking an experienced Maintenance person. A/C & Refrigeration, Electrical, plumbing and carpentry experience would be a plus. Competitive salary, bonus, paid holidays, vacation, company vehicle and opportunity to join a progressive and fast growing company Fax orEmail Resume to: dturner@fasttrackstores.com Fax 1-352-333-1161 NEED CLASS "A" CDLdrivers, ($14.00/hr) to start, Delivering produce in the local area. 2 yrs. min. exp. in a Tractor/Trailer. Must have Reasonable 7 yr MVR, and be proficient at maintaining logs. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs and be able to stand, bend, stoop and able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack. Benefits include 401-K, Profit Sharing, Medical & Dental.Must live in or around the Starke area. Contact genprojohn@yahoo.com for additional info or Pick up applications at 2222 N. Temple Ave, Unit 4 Any day till to 12:00pm 100Job Opportunities14 Temp Potato Equip. Operators needed 10/1/12-7/20/13. 24 mo. verifiable exp required operating & performing maint. on GPS equipped 245+ HPPotato equip. Workers will drive, operate, and perform routine maintenance on GPS equipped farm machines. Workers must be physically able to perform all job duties. Guaran-teed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies & equipment pro-vided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsis-tence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier if appropriate. $13.42/hr. Worksite in Decatur Co GA. Re-port/send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innova-tion or call 386-755-9026 & ref Job # GA8043951. L. Walther & Sons Inc. 40 TEMPChristmas Tree Farm-workers needed 10/01/12-12/10/12. Workers will plant, cul-tivate, & harvest Christmas trees. Must be able to work in steep ter-rain. Employees must frequently lift trees ranging from 20 to 50 lbs occasionally up to 100lbs. Subject random drug test at the employer’s expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of con-tract hours. Work tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transporta-tion & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. $10.78/hr or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity. Work-sites in Missaukee, Wexford, & Osceola Co’s MI. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgen-cy of Workforce Innovation or call 386-755-9026 & ref. job #MI3769505. Dutchman Tree Farms BARTENDER NEEDED Experienced & Dependable, Must have your own phone & car. 386-752-2412 CDLClass A Truck Driver Flatbed exp. for F/TSE area. 3 years exp or more. Medical benefits offered. Contact Melissa or Sandy@ 386-935-2773 CDLDriver 2 yrs exp clean MVR for local company. Apply between 8am & Noon only. Deadline isnnoon Sept 2. 247 NWHillandale Glen Lake City No phone calls Deep South Forestry Is looking for individuals w/ 2 yrs experience to workFT. Must have valid FLDL/ clean CDL :Forestry Machine Operator Licensed CDLDriver Semi/Heavy Equip Mechanic 386-497-4248 English Instructor For Grades 6 12. Must have BADegree Call 386-758-0055 NOWHIRING!!! $1,500 Hiring Bonus We are now hiring experienced Class ADrivers •Excellent benefits package including health, dental and 401K. All applicants MUSTHave: •Class ACDLwith Tanker endorsements. •1 yr tractor-trailer experience with a t/t school certification or 2 yrs. tractor-trailer experience without the certification. •25 yrs or older Please apply online at floridarockandtanklines.com 1-866-352-7625.05533866We Need You Now FT/PT, Daily work, get paid in 72 hrs. Deliver the at&t Yellow Pages in the Lake City area. Must be 18 yrs+, have DL, vehicle & insurance. Call for more info (800) 422-1955 Ext. 1 8:00 A-4:30PMon-Fri www.DeliverPhoneBooks.com Sales Position Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Toyota Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442


10BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDFRIDAY& SATURDAY, AUG. 31-SEPT. 1, 2012 2004 Ford F350 DuallyLariat, crew cab, 61,000 miles.$17,900 obo 386-755-0653 100Job Opportunities05534555T eachers Join our team of over 100 professional teachers! Want to make a difference in the lives of children? 10 Month Preschool T eacher Position In Ft. White (PT); Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC or ECPC) required. 12 Month Infant/Toddler T eacher Position Lake City, Jennings, and Jasper (PT-Floater); Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC or ECPC) required. 12 Month Infant/Toddler T eacher Position In Lake City (FT); Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC or ECPC) required. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more.Apply at 236 SW Columbia Ave, Lake City, FLor send resume to: employment@sv4cs.org Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2225 EOE EOE Position :Case Manager Location: Columbia County Responsible for client case records, client assessments, case plans, and case management for low-income individuals. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs, database and the ability to type 35 cwpm. High School graduate/or related experience. Apply at or send Resume to: Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. P.O. Box 70 1171 Nobles Ferry Rd. NW, Bldg. #2 Live Oak, FL32064 (386) 362-4115 Voice/TDD Affirmative Action Employer Deadline: September 5, 2012 no later than 12:00 P.M. WANTED CLASSACDLFlatbed Driver. Home weekends. Call 386-454-5688 120Medical Employment05534563Social Services Director Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the position of full time Social Services Director. BachelorDegree and Prior SNFExperience Preferred. Ability to work in fast paced environment with good organizational skills a must! Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits package. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. 1270 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32025 386-752-7900 Fax resume to 386-752-8556 EOE 05534586RN NEEDED 7:00 p.m. 7:00 a.m The Health Center of Lake City has an opening for an RN with good Assessment skills. Excellent Salary EOE/ADA/Drug Free Workplace Apply in person or send resume to The Health Center of Lake City 560 S. S.W. McFarlane Ave Lake City, FL32025 Environmental Service Director Suwannee Health Care Related Experience a Must Email Resume to groberts@gchc.com Full time C.N.A’s All Shifts Experience preferred. Apply In Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak, FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F Housekeeping/Laundry Aides All Shifts Experience Preferred Apply in Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak, FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F LPN/RN/CNA Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the PRN positions of LPN/RN/CNA. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. 1270 S.E. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32025 or fax resume to 386-752-8556 386-752-7900 EOE Medical Assistant needed Salary based on experience Apply in person at: Southern Internal Medicine 404 NWHall of Fame Dr. RNS RECRUITMENT EVENT September11th – 12th, 2012 NORTHEASTFLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL(NEFSH) 7487 South State Road 121, Macclenny, Florida 32063 CURRENTRECRUITING / HIRING REGISTERED NURSES WITH MINIMUM OF 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE. OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPEDITED HIRING. EXCELLENTSTATE BENEFIT PACKAGE. PLEASE CALL AND RESERVE ADATE FOR SEPTEMBER 11TH OR 12TH, FOR THE 9:00 AM OPENING. CALLAPRILHOWARD AT (904) 259-6211, ATEXT. 1157. 120Medical EmploymentSame day application and interview. Applicant must have a valid Florida Registered Nursing License. Come prepared with resume, minimum of three (3) verifiable employment references and two (2) personal references, driver’s license, and Social Security card. Our 633 bed residential facility for mental health consumers is located 25 miles west of Jacksonville in Macclenny, Florida. In addition to general adult beds, NEFSH has a distinct part certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the recovery of elderly persons. 240Schools & Education05534345Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class08/20/2012• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-09/10/12• LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies Beautiful 5 month old female Mini-Schnauzer papers $350. Needs fenced in yard to run. Very energetic. 386-438-8423 Best of Two Worlds Yorkiepoo Tiny 2 to 3 pounds at Maturity Call 867-0035 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407Computers DELLComputer $75.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 413Musical MerchandiseLudwig drums 8 pc, maple kit, w/ 7 zilgjian cymbals, iron cobra, double base pedal, like new. For details & photo’s 386-867-1173 420Wanted to Buy Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $275 & up CASH! Free Pick Up! NO title needed !386-878-9260 After 5pm 386752-3648. 430Garage Sales BYRDS STORE CR 49. Fri. Sat.& Sun, (8-4). 247-240R CR 49R, 247 Beachville. CR 49N, 252 Pinemount Rd CR 49L. Lots of antiques, new items inside, outside if no Rain watch for signs. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Going out of Business Ashley’s Pet Palace 755-8668 50% off everything except already sale priced items. Everything must go. Upright freezer $100 Chest Freezer $50 3 pc. Solid Oak Bedroom Set $250 Contact 386-288-2041 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 Hand picked GREEN PEANUTS $35 a bushel. Contact 386-288-9337 630Mobile Homes forRent3/2 MH, 50+ preferred. CH/A, Quiet, Country. Eat In kitchen No pets. $650 mth,1st+last+ $600 dep Call for details.755-0320 3BD/2BADWMH in Town Large Lot. CH/A. $500 + deposit. Contact 386-867-1538 640Mobile Homes forSale2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail ammonspaula@yahoo.com 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide ’09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail ammonspaula@yahoo.com 640Mobile Homes forSaleBANK REPOS Several to choose from. Singles or Doubles. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville 352-872-5566. Coming in Daily and Selling Fast. BIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 4/2 Jacobsen Super Sale $43,935 inc delivery and set up. Just 5 per month at this low price! Gainesville Hwy 441 Near Home Depot 352-872-5566. Saturday till 6 PM Sunday 10-3 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 MLS #81237 55+ retirement Living 2br/2ba Manufactured Home priced @ $51,000. Ready to move in MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Well maintained mobile on 10 acres. 2 car covered carport. $77,900 MLS#79417 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Home on 1 ac, Granite floors, Nice open kitchen & Fla. Room, beautiful yard, $129,000 MLS# 77292 THIS MONTHSSPECIAL! New 2013 Jacobsen 3/2 $32,500 Factory Direct Price! Only 3 left at this low price. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! WANTED…CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 From 499 Mo Loaded 3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 ext 210 650Mobile Home & LandHallmark Real Estate APlace to Plat Stretch out & enjoy manufactured home on 1.9 acres. 2 bedroom w/ CH/A. $54,000 Call Nate Sweat 386-628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate HUD Home in Trenton! $40,000! 3/2, Needs Handyman www.hudhomestore.com Case #091-381778 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 Hallmark Real Estate Traffic Free Private Location DWon 5 acres. 40 yr Transferable Warranty! $58,900 MLS 80623. Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05534348We’ve got it all!WINDSONG APTS 2/2 $5363/2 $573 *Free afterschool program386-758-8455 055343782/1, in town Fort White, Lg.Ft & bporch, Lg Liv/Kit/Din, Fenced byard, elec, trash, mowingincl 1st +last+sec. No pet. Free WFI $725 mth 941-924-5183 1BR APT. Downtown Location, Clean. New Carpet $450 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 2 bedroom, 2 bath on golf course, $695 mth Call Michelle 752-9626 2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 2/1 w/garage & washer/dryer hookups. East side of town, Call for details 386-755-6867 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Gorgeous, Lake View Convenient location. 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A$450. mo $500 dep. No pets. 386-344-2170 Great area West of I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $600-$750 plus Security. 386-965-3775 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com TENANTS DREAM Newly remodeled, 2bd/1ba duplex w/ w/d hook up. Must see.Call for details 386-867-9231 Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRentRooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2 BRon 1/2 acre, close-in,clean. fence,carport,porch and enclosed room plus huge fam room. Appliance. $850 mo. NO SMOKING OR PETS. Avail Now (386) 256-6379 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage, on 2 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White “3 Rivers Estates” $950 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. 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 05534377Fort White Newly Remodled. Multi use Comm Prop. Approx 850sqft. Elec & water incl. Free WFI $725 mth 941-924-5183. 2 Office Suites in town, Great location to start a business. $450 mo $500 dep. 386-344-2170 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 805Lots forSale Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 MLS #76668 Vacant Lot priced right @ $27,000 high & dry ready for you to build your dream home. Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 MLS #80401 Vacant Lot Price @ $59,000 located on the Suwannee River High & dry ready to build your River home Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 MLS #81200 Vacant lot on Lake Alligator in Carter Chase Site Built homes only priced @ $120,000 1ac lake front PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice 5 acres on River Rise, S/B (Homes only) Underground utilities. $65,000 MLS #76151 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice vacant lot in desirable river Community, $15,000 MLS #73268 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473, Beautiful lot on Suwannee River. Property features stairway down to Suwannee. $35,000 MLS #78842 810Home forSale 3/2 Home South of town with tile floors, lush bedroom carpets, updated baths & fixtures, new counter tops. $99,900 MLS 81229 Call Robin Williams 386-365-5146 ACCESS REALTY Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi.MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY 10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY 10 acre square tract, High & Dry, O/F Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258 $39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY 43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia Cnty. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 810Home forSale ACCESS REALTY Two story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY Spacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage,1 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White area “3 Rivers Estates” $125,000 River access. Call 305-345-9907. BRICK HOME that sparkles with like new! Fenced back yard with large oaks. Great location. $79,500 Call John Pierce 386-344-2472 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Mayfair s/d, Brand New Brick, 3br/2ba split plan, covered porch MLS #80025, $171,900 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Private Estate, City Limits, 6 br/2 ba, 3 fireplaces, 39.7 acres included MLS# 76111, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Excellent location 3br/1b Recent remodeling (Kitchen & floors) $89,000. MLS# 79838, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty In Town, Screened in ground pool, FP, Workshop, New appliances. MLS# 115,900 Elaine Tolar 752-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 1bd/1ba, plant shed, workshop, located 2 mi off Hwy 129, $74,900. MLS# 81060, Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Piccadilly 3br/2b, Formal Dining & Bonus Room. $177,900. MLS# 81094 Neil Holton 984-5046 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Maintained home on a lake in Town, 4bd/3ba, great views, modern kitchen $269,000. Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 #81280 55+ 3br/2ba dble car garage on lrg lot wooded bckyrd, just reduced to $139,900. Come check it out won't last long Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-5290 MLS #80737Brick home on 7.48 ac 3Br/2.5Ba a true show place home has a dbl carport, 2 car pole barn for your other toys. Hallmark Real Estate Just Reduced! Brick 3/2 home on one acre Backyard fenced, sprinklersystem $114,900 MLS 80332 Call Jay Sears 386-867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate Pool & Lakefront Home on 7.95 acres. 30 X 60 workshop guest house, 4 bdrms-3-1/2 bths. MLS 80554. Janet Creel 386-719-0382 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 4/33,786sq. ft., 2 Additional Rooms could be bedrooms, (Short Sales), $219,900. MLS#79905 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Two story, tons of sq footage, bdrms upstairs, 2 car carport $124,900. MLS#80555 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3br/2ba Upgraded DWMH on 5.1 acres. 1194 sqft 24x24 shed $124,900. MLS#80903 820Farms & AcreageOwner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 830Commercial PropertyCOMMERCIALBUILDING in great location near US 90 I-75 hub. On 1.8 acrescall Janet Creel 386719-0382 MLS 75778 Hallmark Real Estate Estate Sale Warehouse units on 5 acres in central location. Flexible sales terms or O/F. $279,000. Janet Creel 386-719-0382 850Waterfront PropertyRIVER HOME Excellent Location $169,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. RESULTS REALTY, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473 Great Investment on main Rd, 2 units with 2BR/1B, $230,000 MLS# 79271 870Real Estate WantedI Buy Houses CASH! Quick Sale Fair Price 386-269-0605 880Duplexes 2/1 1300 sqft, duplex w/ gargage. totally refurbished,W/D hook up, CH/A, $680 mth Lease Req. 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 930Motorcycles ‘06 HONDA VTX 1300 Excellent condition. Loaded with everything. Driver back rest, side bags, windshield & lots more. $7500 OBO Bob (h)758-2408 or (c)697-3667 951Recreational VehiclesRV1997 Pace Arrow (Fleetwood) 34 ft sleeps 6, Gen, New fuel Pump. Good Condition $13,000 OBO 386-965-0061 We’re on target! days a weekSubscribe Today 386-755-5445