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By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comFirst term U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, campaigned as a tea party Republican who opposed big government pro-grams like President Obamas health care reform act. At a town hall meeting in Lake City on Tuesday, he said he plans to neuter it and take the bark out of Obamacare. Yoho, who before winning his seat in Congress was a large animal veterinarian for 28 years, gave an update on his first 45 days in Washington, D.C., and answered questions from area residents at the School Board Administrative Complex. He compared the health care reform act to Social Security, Medicare and the Postal Service other government-run ser-vices that he said are going broke. When we sat down with people, they said they cannot be sal-vaged, all we can do is put Band-Aids on them to extend the life, Yoho said. ... Do you really want health care that way? Yoho said he plans on attacking and weakening parts of the health care law, and he would not support proposed legislation requiring additional background checks for gun purchases because hes a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. Yoho said he wants to prevent gun violence, but he thinks addi-tional background checks would not be the right way to go. I stand 100 percent with the president on curbing gun vio-lence; how we go about that we are going to differ, he said. Yoho said guns need to be kept out of the hands of crimi-nals but through laws already in place. We have background checks. Lets use them to the fullest extent that we can, he said. The most pressing issue for the 113th Congress is the sched-uled sequestration of govern-ment programs. The plan calls for 50 percent cuts to defense and 50 percent cuts to discre-tionary spending. Yoho called the sequestration bad, bad politics and said the process is bad for America. He said one of the reasons he ran was because important issues had been put off by career politicians for too long and he couldnt stand to hear the term kicking the can down the road anymore. You guys, like me, want to stomp on the can and flatten it out so it doesnt roll anymore, he said. And put some action Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Dr. Drew under scrutiny. 67 37 Mostly sunny WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterLAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 276 1A COMING THURSDAY Local news roundup. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNI TY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated PressWASHINGTON Ten days before a new deadline for broad, automatic govern-ment spending cuts, the sense of urgency that surrounded other recent fiscal crises is absent. Government agencies are pre-paring to absorb an $85 billion hit to their budgets, and politicians, at least for now, seem willing to accept the consequences. President Barack Obama, back from a Florida golfing weekend, warned Tuesday that people will lose their jobs if Congress doesnt act. But lawmakers werent in ses-sion to hear his appeal, and they arent coming back to work until next week. Still dividing the two sides are sharp differences over whether tax increases, which Obama wants and Republicans oppose, should be part of a budget deal. Obama cautioned that if the immediate spending cuts known as sequestration occur, the full range of government will feel the effects. Among those he listed: furloughed FBI agents, reductions in spending for communities to pay police, firefighters and teachers, and decreased ability to respond to threats around the world. So far at least, the ideas that the Republicans have proposed ask noth-ing of the wealthiest Americans or the biggest corporations, Obama said at a White House event against a backdrop of firefighters and other emergency per-sonnel. So the burden is all on the first Little urgency to avoid cuts Politicians seem willing to accept consequences as sequestration nears. CUTS continued on 3A LCPD continued on 3A YOHO continued on 3A FUNERALS continued on 3A YOHO: NEUTER OBAMACARE Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterLake City resident Cathy Jackson hugs U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, following a town hall meeting at the Colum bia County School Board Administrative Complex on Tuesday. He was our horse v et, Jackson said. Hes a great guy. We need a whole lo t more like him. LCPD will addassistantchief Captain positions reclassified; no newmoney to be spent.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comCity officials paved the way for an assistant police chief by reclassifying roles for the Police Departments two captain positions. During Tuesday nights meeting, City Council unani-mously voted to reclassify the captain positions. Both posi-tions are currently vacant. Police Chief Argatha Gilmore did not attend the meeting, and city officials did not say whether they planned to fill the positions internally or hire following a search for quali-fied applicants. City Manager Wendell Johnson said one of the cap-tain positions, for the assistant chief, will be at a higher grade of pay approximately $6,000 more than the other captain position. About $3,000 was added to the salary for that position, while about $3,000 was taken from the other. The salary range for the assistant chiefs position is $46,515 to $72,098. The range for the other captains posi-tion is $40,628 to $62,973. In 2010, the Police Department began a re-accreditation process, which was recently completed. Johnson Gives D.C. update at town hall meeting Says no new gun regulations needed; promotes fair tax. TOP: Larry Moran, of Fort White, asks a question of Congressman Ted Yoho during a town hall meeting Tuesday. ABOVE: Jeff Siegmeister, Third Judicial Circuit state attorney, asks about the danger of states overextending themselves financially. Funeral protest ban expansionnears voteBy BILL KACZORAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Legislation that would expand a ban on protesting, picketing and other disturbances at all funerals, memorial services and burials in Florida, rather than just those involving mili-tary honor details, is on a fast track after final committee approval Tuesday. Floridas existing law, a federal statute and similar legisla-tion in other states are largely a response to military funeral
CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, pleas e call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Q Gloria Vanderbilt is 89. Q Actor Sidney Poitier is 86. Q Racing Hall of Famer Bobby Unser is 79. Q Jazz-soul singer Nancy Wilson is 76. Q Racing Hall of Famer Roger Penske is 76. Q Singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is 72. Q Hockey Hall-of-Famer Phil Esposito is 71. Q Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is 71. Q Actress Sandy Duncan is 67. Q Actor Peter Strauss is 66. Q Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst is 59. Q Basketball Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley is 50. Q Model Cindy Crawford is 47. Q Actress Lauren Ambrose is 35. AROUND FLORIDA State money to lure soccer eyed TALLAHASSEE Florida lawmakers are con-sidering whether to pay $2 million a year in order to lure Major League Soccer to the state. A state Senate panel on Tuesday approved a measure that would guar-antee $2 million a year for the next 30 years to help pay for a soccer sta-dium. Orlando has been mentioned as a possible candidate for a new MLS franchise. The bill sponsored by Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, would permit a state subsidy for two MLS teams. The move to help lure professional soccer is com-ing at the same time that other sports teams are also seeking state help. The Miami Dolphins are asking for $3 million a year for the next 30 years to help upgrade Sun Life Stadium in South Florida.Domestic partner bill vote delayed TALLAHASSEE The sponsor of a Florida domestic partnership bill says shell rework it after the measure ran into oppo-sition from her own com-mittee. Senate Children Families and Elder Affairs Committee Chairwoman Eleanor Sobel temporar-ily postponed a vote on her bill on Tuesday after acknowledging it would be defeated. The bill would grant couples in domestic partnerships, whether of the same or opposite sex, many of the rights and privileges as married couples. Opponents said it would violate Floridas consti-tutional ban on same-sex marriages. Supporters disagreed. Eighteen Florida cities and counties already have created domestic partner-ship registries with limited rights such as the ability to visit partners who are hospitalized. Sobel, a Hollywood Democrat, said she would rewrite her bill to more closely match the local ordinances.Justices reject execution delay TALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court is refusing to block the Feb. 26 execution of a drug traf-ficker who was convicted of killing a state trooper with a pipe bomb. The justices on Tuesday unanimously denied a post-conviction appeal and request for a stay of execu-tion from Paul Augustus Howell. He was convicted of killing Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Jimmy Fulford in February 1992. Fulford had stopped a car carrying the bomb, hidden inside a gift-wrapped microwave oven, on Interstate 10 east of Tallahassee. Authorities said the bomb was being delivered to two women in Marianna with the intent of killing them because they knew too much about a South Florida drug ring. The bomb exploded when Fulford opened the package.Police kill man during shootout JACKSONVILLE Authorities say a routine traffic stop in Jacksonville led to a shootout with police and a suspect being killed. The Jacksonville Sheriffs Office reports that a vehicle was pulled over for some equipment violations early Tuesday morning. Two officers approached the car, and the passenger, later identi-fied as 23-year-old John Dawson Parker, opened the door and ran. News organizations reported that one officer chased Parker on foot while the other officer followed in a patrol car. The officer on foot eventu-ally tackled Parker, and a struggle ensued. Authorities say Parker pushed away at some point, drew a gun and fired at the officer. Both officers returned fire, kill-ing Parker. A nearby home was hit by a bullet, but no one inside was injured. The driver who was initially pulled over was coop-erating with officers.Prosecutor will handle hot case JACKSONVILLE State Attorney Angela Corey says she will per-sonally prosecute the cen-tral Florida man charged with killing a Jacksonville teenager following an argument over loud music coming from the teens car. News reports said Corey confirmed during a hear-ing Tuesday that she will be prosecuting 46-year-old Michael David Dunn. Dunn is charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 23 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Authorities say Dunn parked at a Jacksonville gas station next to the vehicle where Davis was sitting with three other teens. Dunn complained about the loud music, and they started arguing. Dunn told police he thought he saw a gun and fired eight or nine shots into the vehicle. McCreadys death raises Dr. Drew debateNASHVILLE, Tenn. T he criticism of Dr. Drew Pinsky spread on the Internet almost as quickly as news of Mindy McCreadys death. The country singer with the tumultuous personal life became the fifth cast member of his Celebrity Rehab series to die since appear-ing on the show and the third from Season 3. The previous deaths stirred up rumors of a curse and a debate about the shows helpfulness, and McCreadys apparent suicide upped the pitch of the reaction. While many noted that Drew took on hard cases, others rendered stark judgment. Singer Richard Marx on Twitter compared Pinsky to Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the so-called suicide doc-tor: Same results. Marx backed off later Monday, saying the crack went too far. But he restated his thoughts in a way that summed up much of the reaction in the first 24 hours since the 37-year-old McCreadys death Sunday after-noon in Heber Springs, Ark. It is, however, my opinion that what Dr. D does is exploitation and his TV track record is not good, Marx wrote. VH1s Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew is not currently on the air. Pinsky wasnt immediately available for comment, his publicist said, but he issued a statement Sunday night that noted hed spoken with McCready recently. She is a lovely woman who will be missed by many, the statement said. ... Unfortunately it seems that Mindy did not sustain her treat-ment. A lack of continued treatment also appears to have led to the deaths of McCreadys Season 3 castmates Mike Starr, bassist for Alice in Chains, and Joey Kovar, a Real World participant. Los Angeles riots spark Rodney King and actor Jeff Conaway also have passed away. Starr and Kovar overdosed and King was found dead in his pool with alcohol and marijuana in his system. Conaway was initially thought to have overdosed, but died of pneumo-nia and an infection.Quincy Jones launches music education app ATLANTA Quincy Jones says he has co-created the music version of Rosetta Stone. The 79-year-old composer-producer launched a new music education application Tuesday called Playground Sessions, which teaches users how to play the piano. He said the app will help children and adults learn how to read music and understand the mechanics of piano playing. Theres such a need for this, Jones said in an interview last week. The concept is brand-new. I have been praying for this for a long time. It has a learning concept similar to Rosetta Stone. Im blown away by this. Playground Sessions is a musical app with real-time feedback and video tutorials from pianist David Sides. It features about 70 popular songs by Beyonce and Justin Bieber, and well-known tunes like Katy Perrys Firework and Frank Sinatras New York, New York. Jones, who produced Michael Jacksons Thriller and other suc-cessful albums, hopes Playground Sessions will have an impact on music education programs in schools around the world. Tuesday: Afternoon: 2-7-9 Evening: N/A Tuesday: Afternoon: 2-9-0-9 Evening: N/A Monday: 13-15-17-20-24 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 HOW TO REACH USMain number ........(386) 752-1293 Fax number ..............752-9400Circulation ...............755-5445Online... www.lakecityreporter.comThe 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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Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-0428 LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 3A 3A Michael J. Lindell spent the last eight years selling MyPillow Premium face-to-face at fairs, expos and events and has received thousands of testimonials (refer to mypillow.com) from satis ed customers regarding how MyPillow Premium has changed their lives and helped them get the most restful, comfortable, deep healing sleep of their lives. According to WebMD, some of the Bene ts of a Good Nights Sleep may help reduce the risk of: (Carver, MN) According to the Mayo Clinic, Sleep Deprivation is a growing problem with over 28% of adults reporting they got fewer than 6 hours of sleep a night. Research shows that chronic lack of sleep is also linked to and and even Michael J. 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COURTESY A Honda and a Chevrolet Malibu were involved in a crash on U.S. 90 about 9 a.m. Monday that sent the Honda crashing into a 2013 Nissan Altima on display at the Rountree Moore Nissan dealership. The Honda crashed into the dealerships sign, as well. There were no apparent injuries, according to witnesses.Traffic was rerouted to Lake City Avenue while road crews cleaned up the debris. Crash at dealership protests by a church based in Topeka, Kan. The Rev. Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church congregation claim God is punishing the United States for tolerating homo sexuality. Protesters often carry signs with message such as Thank God for Dead Soldiers. The church also has tar geted other events. It recent ly threatened to picket funer als for 20 first-graders and six adults who were killed in December by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Protesters can face up to a year in jail and $1,000 fine for violating Floridas exist ing law. That penalty would remain unchanged under the new legislation. The Senate Criminal Justice Committee unani mously approved that chambers version (SB 118) on Tuesday. A simi lar House bill (HB 15) ear lier cleared all committees there. Both now are ready for floor votes after the legislative session begins March 5. The Senate bill spon sored by Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers, initially would have expand ed the law to include funer als, memorial services and burials for military person nel without honor details as well as those for emergency response workers, elected officials and minors. The committee, though, amended it at Benacquistos request to include such events for anyone. We were told by multiple people that theres extreme constitutionality concerns by creating a protected class of person, whether it be a military person, an elected official or a child, said Matthew Hunter, an aide to Benacquisto. Those are where were seeing the picketing and engaging, so to try to get to alleviate that concern we broadened it. The legislation covers prohibited activities within 500 feet of the property line of any home, ceme tery, funeral home, church or other location during, or within an hour before and an hour after, a funeral, burial or memorial service. Sen. Chris Smith, D-Ft. Lauderdale, said its a good bill, but he was worried that it doesnt go far enough. He said he someone might avoid arrest by simply sit ting down and holding a protest sign. I dont think that quali fies as picketing, Smith said. If we can maybe put a better definition of some one just sitting there hold ing a vulgar sign and trying to fly under this as we go forward. The U.S. Supreme Court in 2006 reversed a civil judgment against Phelps in Maryland for disturbing the funeral of a Marine who had been killed in Iraq. The justices ruled Phelps was protected by the First Amendment because he had exercised his free speech rights in a public forum and had addressed an issue of public concern. The high court, though, noted even such protected speech can be regulated. The ruling also involved a civil claim rather than crimi nal laws such as Floridas. Those laws in other states have since been upheld by lower courts. FUNERALS: Protest ban would be extended Continued From Page 1A LCPD: Continued From Page 1A Johnson said Gilmore planned the reclassification of the captain positions as a result of the accreditation process. City officials also approved using sales tax bond revenues to resur face and upgrade Alachua and Columbia streets, as well as to purchase a used Caterpillar excavator for $85,000. If you ride those streets Im sure youll find theyre in deplorable condition, Johnson said. He said he expects the construction costs to be about $60,000 for each street. The city Public Works Department will use the excavator to maintain storm water system ditches and swales. City reports said this type of excavator mini mizes damage to property during maintenance and repair operations because it has smooth wheel mobility rather than tracks. In other business, council: Appointed for Linda Nettles as a Lake City Code Enforcement Board mem ber, replacing John Denyko, who resigned. Recognized Joe Allen, a city employee working at the sprayfield, who plans to retire after 23 years; and Recognized Carlton Tunsil, who worked with the citys fire department as the chief since 2007 and has retired after 31 years. CUTS: Both parties letting it ride Continued From Page 1A responders, or seniors or middle class families. Aides say Obama is ready to take his case more directly to the pub lic in an effort to pres sure Republicans, either by traveling to vulnerable states or, as the White House often does, through local media interviews. They say neither Obama nor White House offi cials are now engaged in direct negotiations with Republican leaders. The spending cuts, how ever, arent perceived to be as calamitous as the threat ened results of recent fights over the nations borrow ing authority and the fiscal cliff that would have cut spending and increased tax rates on all Americans pay ing income taxes. Failure to raise the debt ceiling would have left the gov ernment with no money to spend on myriad programs and could have precipitated an unprecedented default. The fiscal cliff had the potential of setting back the economic recovery. In fact, many Republicans now see the automatic cuts in spending as the only way to tackle the federal deficit. Some liberals wont balk either because they want cuts in Pentagon spend ing. And many Democrats believe the cuts will have to materialize before Republicans agree to some increase in taxes. Some Democrats want it because of the defense cuts, and Republicans want it because they want to do anything to cut domestic spending, said Brendan Daly, a former top aide to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the former House speaker and now Democratic leader. And politically, its diffi cult to oppose because the impact wont be so severe right away. Democratic consul tant Jim Manley, a for mer Senate leader added: Not only do I expect the sequester to kick in, but unfortunately it will take a couple of temporary gov ernment shutdowns before Republicans realize they need to sit down and nego tiate in good faith. YOHO: Congressman visits city Continued From Page 1A behind that rhetoric and say we are going to deal with our debt, we are going to deal with immigration, we are going to deal with these things that have been put off and have weakened our country. Another issue Yoho plans on pushing in Congress is the fair tax, and repeal ing the 16th Amendment (which made income tax legal). The fair tax would replace the income tax. Instead of a tax code based on individual income, the fair tax would be based on the amount a person con sumes, he said. The fair tax calls for a federal sales tax of 23 percent. Another thing Yoho pointed out was that his first vote in Congress was against re-electing Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, as speaker of the House. He voted for Eric Cantor, R-Va. Yoho said he supports legis lation that would rein back the power of the executive branch, in particular, the presidents use of executive orders. Hospitals push for Medicaid expansion Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE Florida hospital execu tives warned they will be hit hard if the state does not expand Medicaid cov erage under the federal health overhaul because hospitals will lose federal funding theyve been rely ing on to care for uninsured patients. Florida hospitals spent more than $2.8 bil lion caring for uninsured patients in 2011, hospital officials said Monday. The Affordable Care Act will end some major federal funding streams to hospitals that cover large numbers of uninsured patients because the law assumes those patients will have insurance through Medicaid expan sion or through state online health exchanges. But the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Medicaid expansion is optional for states, leav ing Florida hospitals con cerned they will be on the hook for huge bills with less money to pay for them than in the past. If Florida doesnt expand Medicaid, were going to have the money taken out of one pocket, we just wont get it put back in the other, Tommy Inzina, chief admin istrative officer at BayCare Health System.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2013. There are 314 days left in the year. On this date:In 1437 Scotlands King James I is murdered by would-be usurpers in Scottish city of Perth. In 1792 U.S. President George Washington signs an act creating the U.S. Post Office. In 1809 The U.S. Supreme Court rules the power of the federal gov-ernment is greater than that of any individual state. In 1933 U.S. House of Representatives completes congres-sional action on an amendment to repeal Prohibition, the ban on the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages. In 1942 Japanese invade island of Bali in Dutch East Indies during World War II. In 1962 Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit Earth on the Friendship 7 Mercury capsule. In 1986 Russia launches the Mir space station. OPINION Wednesday, February 20, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4APlease pray for the school board Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman A fter President Obama won re-election in November, we had high hopes that he would take the lead on a serious effort to bring down deficits and debt since he wouldnt have to worry about running again. He dashed those hopes with his State of the Union speech last week. Sure, the president paid lip service to the goal of reducing red ink. He implicitly conceded the need to slow the growth in spending on Medicare and Social Security. Together, those two programs account for more than a third of federal spending, and that share is expanding. Millions of Floridians, and tens of millions of Americans, depend on Medicare and Social Security. But both programs arent sustainable for the long term without restructuring, according to their trustees. Take it from the president: Yes, the biggest driver of our long-term debt is the rising cost of health care for an aging population, he said. Without reforms, he added, our retirement programs will crowd out the investments we need for our children and jeopardize the promise of a secure retirement for future genera-tions. But after setting the table for serious reform, he upended it. His proposals for Medicare reducing subsidies to drug companies, charging the wealthiest seniors more for coverage and changing the way the program pays for care would cut costs, but not enough to close the huge funding gap it faces. As for Social Security, he didnt propose anything.At another point in his speech, the president portrayed deficit reduction as a stark choice: cutting Medicare and Social Security or eliminating tax loopholes and deductions for the well-off and well-con-nected. The truth is that both strategies are needed to make more than a dent in deficits and debt, along with smart cuts in big-ticket areas like defense. Annual trillion-dollar deficits under Obama have pushed the national debt to more than $16 trillion and a share of the economy not seen since America was repaying the huge cost of winning World War II. The debt is on track to grow faster in the future, putting the U.S. deeper in hock to creditors like China and divert-ing more and more dollars to interest payments from investments that would make the economy stronger and the country safer. While failing to lead on meaningful reforms to entitlements, the president laid out proposals for more spending, including $50 billion for public works con-struction and more federal dollars for green energy, manufacturing and housing. He even called for univer-sal preschool, a startling new commitment for a debt-riddled Washington. The president said none of his proposals should increase the deficit by a single dime, suggesting their costs could be covered with spending cuts or tax hikes. But treading water in a sea of red ink isnt good enough. The nation needs a plan and leadership to decrease deficits. The president will get another chance to lead when he unveils his budget in a few weeks. We hope he wont blow it next time. Obama must get serious about debt ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org 4AOPINIONS ome people get all pushed out of shape if you happen to forget their birthday. I am not one of those people. Seriously.For years I have told my family and closest friends that there is absolutely no reason to make a big deal of my birthday. Come to think of it, that may be the only thing I have ever told them that they actually seemed to hear. Please dont make a fuss over my birthday, I tell them, even though it does only happen once a year and -Im just saying -could always be my last. You dont need to give me presents or parties or even a card ... unless you really want to. Most of them really want to, bless their hearts. Im pretty sure. Unless they forget. Far be it from me to judge others for being forgetful. It happens to all of us. To some, yes, more than to most, and we all know who we are. Unless we forget that, too. Forgetting isnt something you do on purpose. Usually. Like, when you invite people over for dinner and you forget that you invited them? And they show up at the door and youre wearing your husbands slippers and your old nightgown that the dog chewed to shreds and youve got a fresh batch of Nice n Easy Root Touch-Up drip-ping from your head, down your neck and onto the floor? Dont even try to tell me youve never done anything like that. Everybody forgets something once in a while -even the birth-day of somebody you hold dear. It doesnt mean you dont hold them every bit as dear. It just means you forgot. Forgetting a birthday is an accident, like forgetting you invited those people to dinner. Say youre sorry and move on. Send out for a pizza. Actually, Im always amazed at how many people remember my birthday. And not just because I remind them about it or happen to mention it in a column. My husband, my children, most of my friends (even the ones whose birthdays I forget) all remembered it. This year. A gracious many of you, too, sent cards or emailed wishes. Imagine that. Thank you. My brother Joe called, as he always does, to sing Happy Birthday off-key. But instead of calling at his usual 5 a.m., he waited until evening. Im not sure if he finally realized that I dont appreciate 5 a.m. phone calls, or he just had something better to do. Anyhow, I wish you couldve heard him. Then theres my sister, who never forgets my birthday. I waited all day for her call. And waited. And waited. Then I got busy eating my birthday dinner (my husband cooked) and I forgot. This morning, there was a message in my voice mail. Sissy, she said, Im so sorry! I meant to call you, but I fell asleep. If youre still speaking to me, call me back. Anything can be forgiven, if you love someone. But it doesnt hurt to let them sweat. I waited a few hours to call her back. I cant believe you forgot to call me on my birthday, I said. I didnt forget, she whined, I just fell asleep. Are you going to put it in a column? Would I do that?Then we laughed and talked and reminisced, as we always do, about everything and nothing, for a good long time. Its nice to be remembered on your birthday. But its better to remember that you are lucky to be loved every day of the year. You dont have to send me a card for my birthday (P.O. Box 777394, Henderson NV 89077.) Unless you really want to.On forgetting a birthday Q Orlando Sentinel Q Associated Press To the Editor:On March 7, 2013 at the School Board District Office, 372 W. Duval Street, the Columbia County District School Board will hold a special session on their school bud-get. It is open to the public from 1 to 6 pm. The school board has to balance the budget with a minimum of 3 percent cushion surplus or face the discipline of the Florida Department of Education. On the front page of the February 14, 2013 Lake City Reporter was an article about the aging school buses situation and the need to replace buses that are more than ten years old. Why 10 years old maximum? Well, it said on page 5A, The real prob-lem with an aging fleet of school buses is the cost of maintenance. Superintendent Terry Huddleston said concerning the replacement of buses, It just depends on the budget. Do the math. The District has 117 buses. 60 were built after 2001. That means 117 60 = 57 buses were built more than 12 years ago. At $100,000 per bus x 57 = $5,700,000 are needed to replace all the buses more than 12 years old. On page 1A, school board member Keith Hudson is quoted as saying at the February 12 school board meeting that the school district hasnt bought new buses in three years. Im really dis-appointed. Here is another problem. School Board Chairman Steve Nelson said that the normal amount of the budget needed for the employees salaries and benefits is 80%. The District is spending 87% of the budget on employ-ees according to Steve Nelson. Something may have to give in order to meet the 3% budget cush-ion required by the FDOE. There may be more issues that will be brought up at the March 7, 2013 meeting of the school board. It seems that they are under financial stress. Please pray for this school board and if you get a chance, fellow tax-payer, ask them some questions. Kenny MerrikenLake City HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Sharon Randall www.sharonrandall.com Q Sharon Randall can be contacted at P.O. Box 777394, Henderson, NV 89077.
Feb. 20 Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library on Route 47 to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagnosis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Class of 1946 Columbia High School Class of 1946 will hold its quarterly luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Phish Heads Restaurant. For information, call Lenvil Dicks at 961-1104. Feb. 20-22 Revival services Voice of Deliverance Church willl have revival services at 7:30 nightly with Sister Joyce Igo. Feb. 21 Debutants meeting The Debutants Society will have an informational meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. The meet ing is for for girls and boys in ninth through 12th grades who might be inter ested in becoming mem bers. Minister Jan Harrison is the organization contact person. Gardening talk Master Gardeners Bill Whitley and Gerry Murphy will give a program about Spring Vegetable Gardening at 5:45b p.m. in the Fort White Library on State Road 47. The pro gram is free and open to the public. Retired educators Columbia County Retired Educators will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 120 of the Columbia County School District Adult Center. District 4 director Carolyn Stephen will attend. For more information, call Will Brown at 752-2431. Any retired person interested in education is welcome. Cast auditions High Springs Community Theater will hold cast audi tions for the Neil Simon play Rumors at 7 p.m. today and at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the theater, 130 NE First Ave. in High Springs. Casting needs include four adult couples over 21 years old, two police officers and other adults, both male and female. Rehearsals will begin March 4, and per formances will be April 12 through May 5. For more information, email direc tor Terry Beauchamp at email@example.com of call (352) 335-9137 and leave a message. Feb. 22 Pet adoption Lake City Humane Society and PetSmart will be holding a Big Tent Adoption Event in the Publix Shopping Center. The Humane Societ and North Florida Animal Rescue will have dogs and cats available for adoption on display and volunteers on hand to answer questions. Hours will be 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a..m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call the Humane Society at (386) 752-1178. Benefit dinner, auction The Fort White and Columbia High School chapters of Future Farmers of America will have their annual benefit dinner and auction at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. A chicken and rice dinner will start at 6 p.m., followed by the auction at 7 p.m. Many of the items to be auctioned were made by FFA mem bers. Feb. 23 CDC fundraiser The Greater Lake City Community Development Corp. Inc. will have its eighth annual Black Tie Fundraiser banquet at 6 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. The speaker will be Bishop Russell A. Wright of Panama City. Tickets are $30. For more information or to donate, visit the CDC office at 363 NW Bascom Norris Drive, call 752-9785 or ask any CDC board member. Casting call Alligator Community Theater will hold casting calls today for its produc tion of the play Dearly Departed. The play will be performed April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4. Special program Lake City Church of Christ will present a spe cial program, Growing up Christian in a Muslim World, with speaker Mrs. Sameea Collins. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m.; the program will be 9 a.m. to noon. Lunch will follow. The church is at 656 SW State Road 47. For more information, call (386) 752-6010. Car wash fundraiser Eastside Elementary School Safety Patrol will hold a car wash fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hardees on U.S. 90 West. Black history musical The District Congress of Christian Education of First Central Missionary Baptist Association pres ents the History of Music in the African-American Church and the achieve ments of African-Americans in our society. The District Choir under the direction of Deacon Steve Troy and Sister Carolyn Jones will present selections depict ing the heritage of music in the black church. AfricanAmerican achievements will be noted through out the program through monologues and other oral presentations. The event will be held at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive in at 5 p.m. Rev. Alvin Baker is the pastor and Rev. J. T. Simon is the president. For more information, con tact Gloria McIntosh at (386) 755-1099. Black history program Sweet Home Baptist Church, County Road 25A in White Springs will have a black history celebration at 4 p.m. Pool clinic Gospel Trick Shot Ministries will have a show and pool clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pockets of Lake City. Jason The Michigan Kid Lynch will perform with Rodney Fontaine, The Pool Playing Preacher. You must be 21 to attend. For more information, call Joseph Chancellor at (812) 801-1064. Feb. 24 Gospel sing, meal The Glen Markham Aortic Awareness Foundation Inc. is having a gospel sing and chicken pilau meal fundraiser at 12:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $8. There also will be informational booths. To purchase ticket or for more information, contact Renee Manning at (386) 867-2711. Cast auditions High Springs Community Theater will hold cast auditions for the Neil Simon play Rumors at 5:30 p.m. at the the ater, 130 NE First Ave. in High Springs. Casting needs include four adult couples over 21 years old, two police officers and other adults. Rehearsals will begin March 4, and performances will be April 12 through May 5. Frank King Hines Mr. Frank King Hines went to be with Our Lord on February 19th, at Haven Hospice in Lake City. A life long Columbia County Floridian, Frank was born June 20, 1926. One of ten children, he was the oldest son of Clarence and Grace King Hines. Frank was a Navy veteran of World War II, where he served in the lived in Branford for a few years before returning to Lake City working at Guerdon Industries and Homes of Merit until his re tirement. Always a good heart ed, joyful and loving man, Frank married Nina Fountain Perkins, a young widow with two children who he loved and raised as his own. He and Nina farmed corn, tobacco, peanuts and hogs until age and health caught up with three years of marriage, they enjoyed travelling all over the southeastern USA, especially the mountains, spending many happy days at their own cabin in Blairsville, GA. Frank was of the Baptist faith and faithful ly attended Mt. Carmel Baptist Church for over 50 years. Frank is survived by his wife, Nina Hines of the home, son Cy Per kins (Mary Lou) of Lake City, daughter Patty Coxe (Bob) of Woodstock, GA, son Frank Ray Mary Lane (Ernest) of Lake City, and brothers Joe Hines (Fan) of Palatka, and Wayne Hines (Can dace) of Lake City along with numerous nieces and nephews. great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Hines will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, February 22, 2013 in Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Interment with Military Honors family will receive friends from the Chapel of the funeral home. you so choose the family requests that donations be made to the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Build ing Fund, 1205 S.W. Mt. Car mel Ave., Lake City, FL 32024 or to the Mt. Carmel Cemetery Fund, 1630 S.W. Mount Carmel Ave., Lake City, FL 32024. Ar rangements are under the direc tion of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386)752-1234 please sign our on-line family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Loraine Ellen Williams Loraine Ellen Williams, 79, of Dowling Park, FL, passed peace fully on Friday, February 15, 2013 after a gradual decline in health. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family during the last days of her life. Loraine was born in Savannah, GA and lived in Jacksonville, FL where she raised her beauti ful children. Loraine, retired in Lake City, FL for a short period to Dowling Park, FL. Loraine worked as a Registered Nurse, was a proud alumnus of the Advent Christian Village and a member of the Advent Chris tian Village Church in Dowl ing Park where she lived for the past 15 years. She is survived by her son: Danny Williams, Jacksonville Beach, FL; two daughters: Lynn StevensonEdmonds, Douglasville, GA; Debbie Coleman, Beverly Hills, FL; brother: John Moxley, Michael Coleman, Jason Cole Williams, Daniel Williams; one great-grandson: Jude Coleman. Memorial services for Mrs. Wil liams will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Bixler Chapel, Dowling Park, FL be made to the Advent Chris tian Village Bereavement Fund or Camp Suwannee, c/o Ad vent Christian Village, PO Box 4535, Dowling Park, FL 32064. Please sign the guest book at www.danielsfuneralhome.com DANIELS FUNERAL HOMES & CREMA T ORY INC ., Live Oak & Branford, FL in charge of arrangements. 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6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 20136A Olustee Festival and Battle Re-enactment6FHQHVIURPWKH2OXVWHH)HVWLYDOLQ/DNH&LW\DQGWKHEDWWOHUHHQDFWPHQWDW2OXVWHH %DWWOHHOG+LVWRULF6WDWH3DUN. A soldier screams while being operated on after a bull et ripped through his neck during a highly realistic battl efield surgery demonstration on Saturday. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKERLake City Reporter A contingent of Confederate re-enactors marches along U.S. 90 as they take part in the Olustee Parade on Saturday. Rebel scouts creep through bushy terrain in search of h ostile activity. A Union soldier feverishly fires at the advancing enemy before getting overrun. Soldiers scramble to recover the American flag after Con federates riddle the flag bearer with holes during the battle re-enactment on Sunday. Rebel forces drive back Union foes while they participa te in a skirmish in Wilson Park in downtown Lake City on Friday.
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, February 20, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com 1BSPORTS BRIEFS Today Q Columbia High weightlifting at Baker County High, 3:30 p.m. Q Columbia High JV baseball at Buchholz High, 6 p.m. Thursday Q Fort White High softball at Suwannee High, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High baseball vs. Newberry High, 6 p.m. (JV-5 at Keystone Heights High) Q Columbia High softball at Gainesville, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Friday Q Columbia High girls tennis vs. Vanguard High at Jonesville Tennis Center, 3 p.m. Q Fort White High track at East Coast Classic in Bunnell, TBA Q Fort White High softball vs. Santa Fe High, 6 p.m. Q Columbia High softball at Suwannee High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Q Columbia High baseball vs. Suwannee High, 7 p.m. (JV-4) Q Fort White High baseball at Buchholz High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Saturday Q Columbia High baseball at Chiles High, 2 p.m. (JV-11 a.m.) Q Fort White High track at Bradford Invitational or Ocala Forest Invitational, TBA GAMES YOUTH BASKETBALL USSSA travel team tryouts Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox North, Inc. has announced tryouts at Richardson Community Center for its seventhand 10th-grade USSSA travel basketball teams. Final tryouts for seventh-grade (ages 11-14) are 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; final tryouts for 10-grade (ages 14-17) are 5:30-7 p.m. today and Thursday. Permission/waver forms must be signed by a parent or guardian. Fee for players selected is $60, due by March 1. For details, call Nicole Smith at 754-7095. RUNNING Tortoise 5k run/walk at OLeno The fifth annual Race the Tortoise 5k run/walk is 8 a.m. March 2 at OLeno State Park on U.S. Highway 41-441, 17 miles south of Lake City. Entry fee through Thursday is $10 for ages 14 and younger and $20 for all others ($25 after Thursday). The race is limited to the first 300 registrants, and all will receive a T-shirt. For details, call Cindy Preston at 454-0723. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday (moved from today) in the faculty lounge at the school. Formation of committees and fundrais-ers will be discussed. For details, call Shayne Morgan at 397-4954.Q From staff reports ASSOCIATED PRESSDanica Patrick (left) displays the flag with Tony Stewart a fter winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday in Daytona Beach. Tony Stewart overshadowed by Patrick at SpeedweeksBy JENNA FRYERAssociated PressDAYTONA BEACH Tony Stewart typically shines during Speedweeks, the nine-day span where he cements himself as a top contender to win the Daytona 500. Hes back in the spotlight this year, just not the way hes been in the past. Stewart has so far been overshadowed by Danica Patrick, who drove a Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet to the pole in qualifying for the Daytona 500. Its made Patrick, not Stewart, the star so far at Daytona. As Patricks car owner, Stewart is just fine with that. Ill be honest, the pole didnt matter to me Owners driver shining brighter on track so far. DAYTONA continued on 3B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White Highs Chris Cottrell glides through the air for a lay-up during a game against Columbia High on Jan. 31. Beyond Florida, SEC scrambling for NCAA berthsBy JOHN ZENORAssociated PressMONTGOMERY, Ala. The Southeastern Conference is bracing for potential Marginal Madness this March. With only one team ranked in the Top 25, the No. 5 Florida Gators, the SEC could have three or fewer teams in the NCAA tournament for only the second time in 23 years even if theres others hold-ing out hope. Theres solid cases at Missouri and Mississippi, uncertainty at Kentucky and glimmers of hope at Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee but nobody beyond the Gators is con-sidered a lock. The way the league is now is fun, Volunteers guard Jordan McRae said. Last year with Kentucky, you knew they were going to be there at the end. Now its like LSU could be in the championship or win the championship. Florida could lose in the first round. Missouri could win. Anybodys in the game right now. Its fun like that. Apparently one mans definition of fun is another mans nerve-racking. The SEC has as many teams with power ratings of 200 or worse (three) as in the Top 50, and even thats shaky territory. Jerry Palms collegerpi. com rates Florida fourth, Missouri 38th, Kentucky 45th and Ole Miss 52nd. Barring a surprise SEC tournament champion, two bracket watchers have Florida, Mississippi and Missouri making the NCAA field and seven leagues receiving more invitations. I would be more surprised if they ended up with four than if they ended up with two, said Palm, who runs a bracket for CBSSports.com. ESPNs Joe Lunardi agrees that its an uphill climb beyond those three teams. Their number is not likely to start going back up in terms of numbers of team unless somebody truly unexpected wins the conference tournament, Lunardi said. It could be a near replay of 2009 when the SEC sent only three teams to the tour-nament for the first time in 19 years. LSU managed the lone win of the three teams, though there wasnt a potential No. 1 seed like Florida in the mix. Its the only time in the past 23 years the league hasnt had at least one team make it to the regional semifinals. The biggest question mark involves the defend-ing national champion Wildcats, whose tournament stock was uncertain even before losing shot-blocking freshman Nerlens Noel to a season-ending knee injury. Tennessee routed Kentucky 88-58 in the first game without the star fresh-man. Kentucky probably has the best profile of the (SEC) teams I dont have in the bracket, but without Noel its hard to imagine theyre going to be able to sustain anything, Palm said. Probably theyre going to fall back. Alabama and Tennessee are prob-ably the two teams with the best chance to give the league more than three, but I havent seen anything from either of those teams to make me optimistic. Kentucky guard Jarrod Polson knows theres little margin for error. I think its in the back of our minds that if we want to make the tournament we have to win all the games or maybe just lose one more, Polson said. At this time of the year, this is when we need to get hot any-way so we can just look at these games as tournament games. In some ways, the apparent downturn isnt all that surprising for the SEC, which had four teams com-bine for a 10-3 NCAA tour-nament mark last season not counting new addition Missouri, upset by Norfolk State in the first round. The league had 12 players selected in the NBA draft that number rises to 15 counting newcom-ers Missouri and Texas A&M including the top three picks and eight first-rounders. Kentucky and Vanderbilt had to replace all five starters and Missouri only had one back in star point guard Phil Pressey. Plus, theres seven coaches either in their first or second season with their current team. Southeastern Conference has one Top 25 team. Indians knocked out of playoffsFrom staff reportsFort White Highs best season in Indians basket-ball history came to an end on Tuesday as the Indians fell to Williston High in the second round of the Class 4A playoffs. Fort White battled back from an early 21-13 deficit before falling to the Red Devils, 72-68. The Indians battled back to tie the game 34-34 at the half, but trailed Williston 54-49 heading into the final period. Fort White closed the game quickly in the fourth quarter and trailed by only one point with 5:07 to play as Williston hung onto a 57-56 lead. The Indians last lead of the game came with 4:10 to play as Fort White gained a 61-59 edge before the Red Devils outscored Fort White 13-7 over the final stretch. Fort White won its first-ever basketball play-off game last week with a 63-62 win against Mount Dora High and finishes the season at 15-6. Williston moves on to play the winner of Satellite and Lake highland Prep high schools on Saturday. Fort Whites season comes to end in 2nd round.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING Noon SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Budweiser Duel, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 2:30 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, final practice for Budweiser Duel, at Daytona Beach, Fla. GOLF Noon TGC PGA Tour-WGC, Accenture Match Play Championship, first round matches, at Marana, Ariz. MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Providence at Syracuse 9 p.m. ESPN2 Kansas at Oklahoma St. 11 p.m. ESPN2 Washington at Arizona NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN New Orleans at Cleveland 10:30 p.m. ESPN Boston at L.A. Lakers NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Philadelphia at Pittsburgh 10 p.m. NBCSN St. Louis at Colorado SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FSN UEFA Champions League, Schalke at Galatasaray 8 p.m. FSN UEFA Champions League, Barcelona at AC Milan (same-day tape)FOOTBALLNFL calendar March 9-11 Clubs may enter negotiations with certified agents of players who will be unrestricted free agents at end of league year. March 12 Before 4 p.m., clubs must exercise options for 2013 on all players who have option clauses in their 2012 contracts; clubs must submit qualifying offers to their restricted free agents with expiring contracts and to whom they desire to retain a right of first refusal/compensation; clubs must submit a minimum salary offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights to players with expiring 2012 contracts and who have fewer than three seasons of free agency credit; all 2012 player contracts expire. All clubs must be under the salary cap. The 2013 league year, free agency and trading period begins at 4 p.m. March 17-20 Annual league meeting, Phoenix April 25-27 NFL draft, New YorkMay 20-22 NFL spring league Meeting, Boston Sept. 5, 8-9 2013 NFL season begins.BASKETBALLNBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB New York 32 18 .640 Brooklyn 31 22 .585 2 1/2Boston 28 24 .538 5 Philadelphia 22 29 .431 10 1/2 Toronto 21 32 .396 12 1/2 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 36 14 .720 Atlanta 29 22 .569 7 1/2 Washington 15 36 .294 21 1/2Orlando 15 37 .288 22 Charlotte 12 40 .231 25 Central Division W L Pct GB Indiana 32 21 .604 Chicago 30 22 .577 1 1/2Milwaukee 26 25 .510 5Detroit 21 33 .389 11 1/2 Cleveland 16 37 .302 16 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 42 12 .778 Memphis 33 18 .647 7 1/2 Houston 29 26 .527 13 1/2 Dallas 23 29 .442 18 New Orleans 19 34 .358 22 1/2 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 39 14 .736 Denver 33 21 .611 6 1/2Utah 30 24 .556 9 1/2 Portland 25 28 .472 14 Minnesota 19 31 .380 18 1/2 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 39 17 .696 Golden State 30 22 .577 7 L.A. Lakers 25 29 .463 13Sacramento 19 35 .352 19 Phoenix 17 36 .321 20 1/2 NBA schedule Mondays Games No games scheduled Todays Games Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m.Memphis at Toronto, 7 p.m.New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.Oklahoma City at Houston, 8 p.m.Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.Miami at Atlanta, 8 p.m.New Orleans at Cleveland, 8 p.m.Orlando at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.Boston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. AP Top 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with firstplace votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 17, total points and last weeks ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Indiana (43) 23-3 1,597 1 2. Miami (20) 21-3 1,571 3 3. Gonzaga (2) 25-2 1,428 5 4. Michigan St. 22-4 1,416 8 5. Florida 21-3 1,387 7 6. Duke 22-3 1,308 2 7. Michigan 22-4 1,264 4 8. Syracuse 21-4 1,125 6 9. Kansas 21-4 1,077 1410. Louisville 21-5 1,011 1211. Georgetown 19-4 952 1512. Arizona 21-4 924 913. Kansas St. 20-5 848 1014. Oklahoma St. 19-5 786 1715. Butler 21-5 659 1116. New Mexico 22-4 654 1917. Marquette 18-6 524 1818. Ohio St. 18-7 458 1319. Wisconsin 18-8 406 2020. Pittsburgh 20-6 370 1621. Memphis 22-3 362 2222. Colorado St. 21-4 307 2423. Oregon 21-5 216 2324. VCU 21-5 123 25. Notre Dame 20-6 79 21 Others receiving votes: Saint Louis 58, Minnesota 52, Louisiana Tech 48, Illinois 46, Cincinnati 20, NC State 20, Akron 16, Missouri 4, Middle Tennessee 3, Maryland 2, Saint Marys (Cal) 2, Creighton 1, Wichita St. 1.USA Today Top 25 The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 17, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Indiana (19) 23-3 757 2 2. Miami (7) 21-3 728 4 3. Gonzaga (3) 25-2 710 3 4. Florida (2) 21-3 685 6 5. Michigan State 22-4 658 8 6. Duke 22-3 594 1 7. Michigan 22-4 561 5 8. Syracuse 21-4 541 7 9. Kansas 21-4 518 1310. Louisville 21-5 511 1211. Georgetown 19-4 457 1512. Arizona 21-4 415 913. Kansas State 20-5 365 1114. Oklahoma State 19-5 351 1615. Butler 21-5 321 1016. New Mexico 22-4 299 1817. Wisconsin 18-8 258 1918. Ohio State 18-7 239 1419. Memphis 22-3 191 2520. Marquette 18-6 190 2021. Colorado State 21-4 182 2422. Pittsburgh 20-6 161 1723. Oregon 21-5 92 24. VCU 21-5 91 25. Notre Dame 20-6 50 21 Others receiving votes: Saint Louis 23, Akron 19, Saint Marys 19, Cincinnati 16, Creighton 16, Middle Tennessee 15, Louisiana Tech 12, Illinois 9, Minnesota 7, San Diego State 3, UCLA 3, Wichita State 3, Missouri 2, Oklahoma 2, Kentucky 1.AP Top 25 schedule Todays Games No. 3 Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara, 11 p.m. No. 8 Syracuse vs. Providence, 7 p.m.No. 9 Kansas at No. 14 Oklahoma State, 9 p.m. No. 11 Georgetown vs. DePaul, 7 p.m.No. 12 Arizona vs. Washington, 11 p.m.No. 18 Ohio State vs. Minnesota, 7 p.m. No. 19 Wisconsin at Northwestern, 9 p.m. No. 21 Memphis vs. Houston, 9 p.m.No. 22 Colorado State at UNLV, 10:15 p.m. Thursdays Games No. 6 Duke at Virginia Tech, 9 p.m.No. 23 Oregon vs. California, 9 p.m. Fridays Game No. 15 Butler vs. Saint Louis, 7 p.m. Saturdays Games No. 2 Miami at Wake Forest, 1 p.m.No. 3 Gonzaga vs. San Diego, 7 p.m.No. 5 Florida vs. Arkansas, 7 p.m.No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Georgetown, 4 p.m. No. 9 Kansas vs. TCU, 4 p.m.No. 10 Louisville vs. Seton Hall, NoonNo. 12 Arizona vs. Washington State, 3 p.m. No. 13 Kansas State at Texas, 8 p.m.No. 16 New Mexico at No. 22 Colorado State, 4 p.m. No. 17 Marquette at Villanova, 6 p.m.No. 21 Memphis vs. Southern Mississippi, 1 p.m. No. 23 Oregon vs. Stanford, 8 p.m.No. 24 VCU at Xavier, 2 p.m. Sundays Games No. 4 Michigan State at No. 18 Ohio State, 4 p.m. No. 6 Duke vs. Boston College, 2 p.m.No. 7 Michigan vs. Illinois, 1 p.m.No. 20 Pittsburgh vs. St. Johns at Madison Square Garden, Noon No. 25 Notre Dame vs. Cincinnati, 2 p.m.AUTO RACINGDaytona 500 qualifying At Daytona International SpeedwayDaytona Beach Sunday qualifying; race Feb. 24 (Car number in parentheses) 1. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 196.434 mph. 2. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 196.292. Note: Duel qualifying races Thursday to set rest of field 3. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 195.976.4. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 195.946. 5. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 195.925. 6. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 195.852. 7. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 195.771.8. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 195.767.9. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 195.767.10. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 195.725. 11. (88) Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Chevrolet, 195.584. 12. (17) Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Ford, 195.537. 13. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 195.508. 14. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 195.503. 15. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 195.495.16. (33) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 195.385. 17. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 195.240.18. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 195.228.19. (56) Martin Truex, Jr., Toyota, 195.207. 20. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 195.156. 21. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 195.084. 22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 195.042. 23. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 194.961. 24. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 194.793. 25. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 194.742. 26. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194.742.27. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 194.729.28. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 194.683.29. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 194.654.30. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 194.616.31. (26) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 194.313. 32. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 194.254.33. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 193.657. 34. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 193.544. 35. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 193.540.36. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, 193.515.37. (51) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 193.096. 38. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 192.996. 39. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 192.563. 40. (36) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 192.094.41. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 190.339. 42. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 190.142.43. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, owner points. Failed to qualify 44. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, owner points. 45. (52) Brian Keselowski, Toyota, owner points.Sprint Unlimited At Daytona International SpeedwayDaytona Beach Saturday (Start position in parentheses) 1. (17) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 75 laps, 113.7 rating, 0 points, $205,075. 2. (4) Greg Biffle, Ford, 75, 119.1, 0, $101,325. 3. (9) Joey Logano, Ford, 75, 91.1, 0, $61,325. 4. (15) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 75, 98.1, 0, $52,325. 5. (12) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 75, 110.7, 0, $51,300. 6. (8) Aric Almirola, Ford, 75, 60.1, 0, $49,900. 7. (3) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 75, 81.5, 0, $48,550. 8. (16) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 75, 64.4, 0, $46,525. 9. (6) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 75, 77.9, 0, $44,525. 10. (14) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 75, 49.8, 0, $43,025. 11. (10) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 75, 62.5, 0, $42,525. 12. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 75, 64.4, 0, $42,025. 13. (18) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, accident, 15, 63, 0, $41,525. 14. (11) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, accident, 14, 55.5, 0, $40,025. 15. (5) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, accident, 14, 65.5, 0, $39,525. 16. (13) Kyle Busch, Toyota, accident, 14, 37.2, 0, $39,025. 17. (7) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, accident, 14, 49.1, 0, $36,525. 18. (2) Mark Martin, Toyota, accident, 14, 42.6, 0, $34,525. 19. (19) Terry Labonte, Ford, vibration, 2, 24.3, 0, $31,499. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 177.538 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 3 minutes, 22 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.149 seconds.Caution Flags: 3 for 4 laps.Lead Changes: 9 among 5 drivers.HOCKEYNHL schedule Mondays Games Ottawa 2, New Jersey 1, SOPhiladelphia 7, N.Y. Islanders 0Colorado 6, Nashville 5Montreal 3, Carolina 0Toronto 3, Florida 0Phoenix 4, Calgary 0Anaheim 3, Columbus 2 Todays Game Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.St. Louis at Colorado, 10 p.m.Los Angeles at Calgary, 10 p.m.BASEBALLMLB calendar Today Mandatory reporting date for players not participating in the WBC. March 2-11 Teams may renew contracts of unsigned players. March 2-19 World Baseball Classic. March 13 Last day to place a player on unconditional release waivers and pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days. March 27 Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2013 salary. March 31 Opening day, Texas at Houston. Active rosters reduced to 25 players. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-04202BSPORTS AGATE ASSOCIATED PRESSOlympian Oscar Pistorius (foreground) stands following his bail hearing, as his brother Carl (left) and father Henke (second from left) look on in Preto ria, South Africa on Tuesday.Pistorius: Lover caught in tragedy or killer?By JON GAMBRELL and GERALD IMRAYAssociated PressPRETORIA, South Africa Oscar Pistorius por-trayed himself as a lover caught in tragedy, wielding a pistol and frightened as he stood only on his stumps, then killed his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder on Valentines Day. Prosecutors, however, said the double-amputee Olympian committed pre-meditated murder, plan-ning the slaying, then fir-ing at Reeva Steenkamp as she cowered behind his locked bathroom door with no hope of escape. She couldnt go anywhere, Prosecutor Gerrie Nel told a packed court-room Tuesday. It must have been horrific. Weeping uncontrollably, Pistorius listened as his words were read out in court by his attorney dur-ing the opening of a two-day bail hearing, his first public account of the events surrounding the shooting death of Steenkamp, a 29-year-old model and reality TV star who had spoken out against violence against women. I fail to understand how I could be charged with murder, let alone premedi-tated murder, as I had no intention to kill my girl-friend, Reeva Steenkamp, Pistorius said in the sworn affidavit. I deny the afore-said allegation in the stron-gest terms. It was the first time that the prosecution and Pistorius provided details of their radically divergent accounts of the killing, which has shocked South Africans and fans world-wide, who idolized the 26-year-old track star known as the Blade Runner for overcoming his disability to compete in last summers London Olympics. Nel said Pistorius committed premeditated mur-der when he rose from his bed after a fight with Steenkamp, pulled on his prosthetic legs and walked about 20 feet from his bed-room to the locked toilet door and pumped it with four bullets, three of which hit the model.
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R SHOW 340 318 545 Chasing Amy (1997, Romance-Comedy) Ben Af eck, Jason Lee. R The Iron Lady (2011, Biography) Meryl Streep. PG-13 Shameless The Sins of My Caretaker CalifornicationHouse of Lies DAYTONA: Stewart looking to capture first Daytona 500 win th is Sunday Continued From Page 1BTeen making history as NASCARs fourth black racecar driverBy DAN GELSTONAssociated PressDAYTONA BEACH With his Cannon 60D in hand, Darrell Wallace Jr. is a fixture at the track, eagerly snapping photos with an insiders view of auto racing. His Instagram account is littered with day-in-the-life snapshots of cars and crews, all carrying the tag, My crazy life captured in pictures. Wallace, though, isnt a typical 19-year-old NASCAR prospect trying to climb the ladder, and hes less inter-ested in a budding photog-raphy career. He is a pio-neer of sorts as only the fourth black driver with a full-time ride in a NASCAR series. When Wallace takes the wheel for the Truck Series race Friday at Daytona International Speedway, hell become a slice of NASCAR history in a race that ignites his goal of serv-ing as a role model for a generation of potential future black drivers. Its kind of up to me, Wallace said. Its kind of a huge weight. Busting down racial barriers in a sport long reserved for whites is pretty heavy stuff for a teenager and all eyes are on him. Yet Wallace, the son of a white father and black mother, openly talks of becom-ing the Tiger Woods of NASCAR the great black star who can transcend the sport and prove people of all colors can race. You dont have a role model. Thats why you dont see anybody in it, Wallace said. They cant look up and be like, I want to be like him because hes the same color as me. Theres no one there to do that. Im the top one right now and Im only 19. Wallace joins Wendell Scott, Willy T. Ribbs and Bill Lester as the only full-time black drivers in the 65-year history of NASCAR. Scott is the only black driv-er to win a race, way back in 1964. Wallace is signed with Joe Gibbs Racing and will drive the No. 54 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports on Friday. Gibbs knows as well as anyone what its like to work with black athletes under the microscope. He coached the Washington Redskins when Doug Williams became the first black quarterback to win a Super Bowl in 1988. Gibbs said Wallace has the tal-ent and the mental tough-ness to break through in NASCAR. I think hes the right kid, Gibbs said. Wallace, raised in Concord, N.C., has the full support of the black drivers before him. Lester has sent him encouraging tweets. Wallace met some of Scotts children at a race in Virginia. Theyre just happy to see someone following in their dads footsteps, he said. Im hoping that I can carry that torch a little far-ther. Hes in a better position to succeed than many other minorities over the years. He has sponsorship, a top-flight team in JGR and is a graduate of NASCARs diversity program. Even in NASCAR, the climate has changed where drivers of all sexes and colors are openly accepted, in the garage, and hopefully in the stands. Wallace, who goes by Bubba, spent the last three seasons driving in a lowlevel NASCAR developmen-tal series and said racism in all forms was nonexistent. At lower levels of racing, though, Wallace would hear racial insults or encounter ignorant views. We used to take it from fans, his father, Darrell, said. Weve had it from other drivers. Weve had it from officials. Weve had it from promoters. Weve had it from track owners. Weve pretty much had it from everybody. Wallace said the heckles and hurtful words from his formative years in the sport have been left on the side of the road and he can continue to focus on racing just this time on his big-gest stage so far. Id show up the next week and wear em out again, he said, smiling. I really didnt understand it. My dad got more fired up than anything. His father sparked a love of the sport when he was 9, putting him in go-karts, and always scouting out the next series. Darrell Wallace even bought a Legends car from Mark Martin. He attends every race and will be in the stands Friday night. His mother, Desiree, ran track at Tennessee and stays home to watch on TV (She likes hearing what they say about me.). Mom did offer a piece of advice that has stuck with Wallace. Avoid confronta-tions with other drivers who used slurs. Just go win. Wallaces love and talent for the sport will mean nothing if he cant find the right sponsor willing to fund his career. Sponsorship cash is the lifeblood of the sport. His father has owned an industrial cleaning business since 1999 and pumped at least $1 million into his sons fledgling career. He spent as much $250,000 in 2008. The elder Wallace paid bills late and borrowed money to keep his sons career alive. He tried to do everything he could to keep me racing, Wallace said. Its a path he expects to land him in the Sprint Cup series. Im not ready for it next year. Im not ready for it in two years, he said. Its all about the timing. Its all about how well I do this year. NASCAR has initiated several pushes toward boosting the number of minorities in the sport. Theres a Drive for Diversity program that may pay some dividends with Wallace and Kyle Larson after strug-gling to find racers for the top series. The program is 10 years old and was designed to attract minori-ties and women to the sport in all fields, from the track to the front office. Wallace participated in a short-lived reality show in 2010 called Changing Lanes, that fea-tured 10 young female and minority racers competing for a spot on a developmental team. Not even showbiz helped Wallace land the big-bucks sponsor needed to race in the second-tier series. Wallace ideally would have run in the Nationwide Series this season, but was unable to land enough sponsorship. He had three top-10 finishes and a pole in four Nationwide races in 2012. Gibbs said Wallace is still slated for some Nationwide races. Weve had a lot of other African-American drivers get in the sport, but they got in late, Gibbs said. Its hard to get in late. Youve got to start when youre young and race your way up. I think Darrells got it. Wallace was busy balancing Daytona duties with media requests this week and was set to hold a press conference with Gibbs on Wednesday at the track. Darrells equipped to handle the attention, said Marcus Jadotte, NASCARs vice president for public affairs and multicultural development. Most impor-tantly, hes equipped to han-dle the competition on the race track. He can win. But can he lead? The next generation of black golfers never fol-lowed Woods for much of the same reasons its hard to crack NASCAR. The sport is expensive and opportunities are few. And, its unfair to place the bur-den of a revolution on one athlete. But its time for a change. Its not about the color of your skin or your gender, its about your abilities, four-time Cup champ Jeff Gordon said after Danica Patrick won the Daytona 500 pole. For now, at least he has the name for a NASCAR star. Darrell, Wallace, Junior. Thats a tripleheader of iconic NASCAR names that have deep roots in the sport. His team came up with a slogan: Darrell not Waltrip. Wallace not Rusty. Junior not Dale. Funny stuff for an easygoing teen who just wants to race while the hype of his achievement swirls around him. If you think about it much, youll end up mess-ing up, he said. He thought about it for a second, then added: I wont mess up. ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this May 20 file photo, Darrell Wallace Jr. waves to fan s before the NASCAR Nationwide Series Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 auto race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. They call Wallace Jr., Bubba. But hes known these days more as only the fourth black driver with a full-time ride in a NASCAR series. personally, Stewart said after Patrick qualified first for Sundays season-open-ing race. It was more as an owner, wanting Danica to be in the top two. He got his wish, with Patrick locking herself into the field with the fastest lap of last Sundays qualifying session. It was an all-around stellar qualifying session for SHR, which also had Ryan Newman post the fourth fastest time and Stewart one spot behind in fifth. It was a demonstration of offseason preparation for a team that spent the winter not only readying for NASCARs new Gen-6 car, but also running three Sprint Cup cars this season with the full-time addition of Patrick. This was probably one of the most difficult win-ters that I can remember from my 15 years of going through offseasons here for teams to actually get pre-pared to come down here to Daytona, Stewart said. To have three cars in the top five like that, just real-ly, really appreciative and excited that we were able to bring three consistent cars down like this. Stewart can bask in his role as owner only until Thursday, when it will be time for him to start focus-ing on the Daytona 500. It was in the back of his mind after qualifying last Sunday, when he was proud of Patrick and the SHR orga-nization but knew what was ahead for him as a driver. To me, my eye is still on next Sunday. Ownership side this Sunday, next Sunday I want it from the drivers side, he said. Theres no questioning how bad Stewart wants the win. Despite three Cup championships, 47 career wins in NASCARs top series and a record that proves hes as one of the most tal-ented and versatile drivers in the world, Stewart has several glaring holes on his resume and one of them is the Daytona 500. In 17 seasons spanning NASCAR and IndyCar, Stewart has been able to cross most everything off his to-do list. But he has fallen short 14 times in the Daytona 500. Hes won 18 career races at Daytona four in the July Cup race but never in the biggest race of them all.
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, Doug (24), and I (22) have been in a long-distance relationship for a year, but we were friends for a couple of years before that. I had never had a serious relationship before and lacked experience. Doug has not only been in two other long-term rela-tionships, but has had sex with more than 15 women. One of them is an amateur porn actress. I knew about this, but it didnt bother me until recently. Doug had a party, and while he was drunk he told one of his buddies -in front of me -that he should watch a certain porn film starring his ex-girlfriend. It made me feel awkward. The next day he apologized. Of course, having learned her name, I couldnt help myself from searching for her on the Internet. Now I cant stop comparing myself to her, and I feel intimidated and frustrated. I have been struggling with how to get over it. Doug has told me many times that he loves me and I believe him. But those stupid, drunken comments really knocked me down. How do I get over my boy-friends past? -ECLIPSED BY A STAR IN NEW YORK DEAR ECLIPSED: A giant step in the right direction would be to quit comparing yourself to a porn actress. In his addled condition, your immature boyfriend couldnt resist bragging to his buddies because he thought it would impress them with his prowess. If he had seri-ous feelings about her, he would still be with her, not in a relationship with you. That said, it would be in your best interest to find out if this woman really was a girlfriend or one of his one-night stands. If he is in a long-distance relationship with you and tends to be promiscuous, you should be more con-cerned about his judgment than how to get over his past. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: We have always purchased rather than leased our cars. One of them has 225,000 miles on the odometer and is running well. I have two friends who lease expen-sive foreign cars. Keeping the mileage down on their cars is important to them, especially when it comes time to return them at the end of the lease. Because of this, I find myself driving more often than I should. One friend attends a weekly meet-ing with me, and were supposed to take turns driving each other every other week. But somehow I end up at the wheel more often. Id hate to start writ-ing down our outings, but Im beginning to feel used. While I respect their decision to lease expen-sive new cars, it is not my responsibility to keep their expenses down. Both of these women are in a bet-ter financial position than I am, although we are all comfortable. Any ideas about how to approach this without seeming petty? It has been going on for a long while and is starting to bother me. -DRIVEN TOO FAR IN LONG BEACH, CALIF. DEAR DRIVEN TOO FAR: If you feel that you are being taken advantage of, then you probably are. 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VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment LegalNOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the DEN-ZEL& RUTH DOCKERYof the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1177Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 08 TWN 2S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 04691-001THE E 417 FTOF THE S 550 FTOF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4, LYING WOF US 441. ALSO DESC AS THE E 4 ACRES OF THE S 550 FTOF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 WOF US 441. ORB 490-642, 755-1771, 773-1910, 855-644.Name in which assessed: DWIGHT& NANCYBONDAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537374February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the DEN-ZEL& RUTH DOCKERYof the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1408Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 33 TWN 3S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 06299-000LOT8, EX 1 AC OFF WSIDE & BEGIN ATAPOINTON WLINE OF NE 1/4 OF NE 1/4 489 FTS OF NWCOR, RUN SE PARALLELWITH & 43.4 FTS OF C/LOF G S & F RR, 227.5 FT, S 272.9 FT, E 185 FTS 387 FTTO N R/WLINE OF OLD STATE RD, WALONG RD, 414 FT, N 91 FT, E 21.25 FT, N 617.3 FTTO POB, BEING PARTOF LOT9 & ALLLOT10, RE-ESES S/D. EX 0.62 AC DESC ORB 773-1675 & EX 3.29 AC DESC ORB 782-201.Name in which assessed: OUIDAGASKINSAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537372February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 PUBLIC AUCTIONWill be held by Gainey Automotive, Inc, in Columbia County at 3468 S.W. CR 138, Fort White, Fl. 32038Date 03/05/2013Time: 8:00 A.M.1997 HONDAVin #JHMEJ6679VS04247605537434FEBRUARY20, 2013 LegalNOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Den-zel & Ruth Dockery of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the prop-erty and name in which it was as-sessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1986Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 05 TWN 7S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 09919-000E 1/2 OF 1 AC IN SWCOR OF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4Name in which assessed: RUDEEN & RALPH MCINSHAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537343February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the DEN-ZEL& RUTH DOCKERYof the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1793Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 10 TWN 5S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 09198-002COMM ATNWCOR OF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4, RUN E 332.53 FTFOR POB S 342.24 FT, E 137.43 FT, N 344.56 FT, W137.45 FTTO POB ORB 998-2549, 999-2529 & ORB 1005-679 PRCLNO 1.Name in which assessed: EDWARD REEDAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537373February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the LUIS RODRIGUEZ of the following cer-tificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 2433Year of Issuance: 2007Description of Property: SEC 00 TWN 00 RNG 00 PARCELNUM-BER 11878-000N DIV: BEG 450 FTS OF NE COR OF LOT3 ALEX CHAMBERS TRACTOF BLOCK J IN N DIV, RUN S 50 FT, W143 FT, N 50 FT, E 143 FTTO POB. ORB 374-608, 747-115, 781-1730, PROB #00-49 CP906-1033 THRU 1041.Name in which assessed:CATHER-INE GRAHAM ESTATEAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice imLegalpaired, call 711.05537376February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the DEN-ZEL& RUTH DOCKERYof the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 997Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 36 TWN 6S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 04076-128LOT28 PARKER WOODS S/D. ORB 785-2265, 976-1922, 1924.Name in which assessed: ROBERTJAMMER & LUCIANACATA-NZAROAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537375February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the ROB-ERTCLAYTON of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the prop-erty and name in which it was as-sessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 608Year of Issuance: 2007Description of Property: SEC 05 TWN 4S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02780-020COMM NE COR OF SW1/4, RUN W40 FT, S 1280.67 FTFOR POB, CONTS 100 FT, W222.58 FT, N 100 FT, E 2222.46 FTTO POB. (AKALOT4 CHINQUAPIN SHORE PHASE 2 UNREC) ORB 831-1477, 861-623.Name in which assessed: DARDIE BLITHE BOLINAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537386February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Rob-ert Clayton of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1318Year of Issuance: 2007Description of Property: SEC 20 TWN 2S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 05300-000W75 FTOF LOT4 & W50 FTBLOCK 1 DOUBLE RUN S/D. ORB 445-465, 731-948, 761-2136 THRU 2149, 790-2345, 820-1040Name in which assessed: JOYANN RANAE HARTERAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 AdministraLegaltion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537371February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Rob-ert Clayton of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1466Year of Issuance: 2007Description of Property: SEC 33 TWN 3S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 06361-00068 FTN & S BY66 FTE & W& THE E 24.63 FTOF THE W90.63 FTOF THE S 105 FT, ALLLYING IN THE SWCOR OF LOT4, DORTCHS SURVEY, EX 0.021 AC FOR CO RD R/WDESC ORB 710-065, 759-584, 762-136, 762-1655Name in which assessed: EVETTE ROSSAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 25th of March, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS 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 at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05537344February 20, 27, 2013March 6, 13, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2011-CA-000205US BANK, N.A.Plaintiff,v.STEVEN G. KHACHIGAN A/K/ASTEVEN GLENN KHACHIGAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STEVEN G. KHACHIGAN, A/K/ASTEVEN GLENN KHACHIGAN; UN-KNOWN TENANT1; UNKNOWN TENANT2; AND ALLUN-KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE ABOVE NAME DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-KNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, APOLITICALSUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; FLORIDAHOUS-ING FINANCE CORPORATIONDefendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 15, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, de-scribed as:APARTOF SECTION 17, TOWN-SHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-EASTCORNER OF SECTION 17 AND RUN THENCE S 890848 W,ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 17, 345.00 FEET; THENCE S 002724 E, 536.08 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING; THENCE S 895134 E, 169.81 FEET; THENCE S 002724 E, 223.18 FEET; THENCE S 895134 E, 20.00 FEET; THENCE S 002923 E, 264.98 FEETTO THE NORTH LINE OF MILLCREEK SUBDIVI-SION AS PER PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGES 127 & 127-AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N 895134 WALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF MILLCREEK, 189.96 FEETTO THE NWCORNER OF SAID MILLCREEK SUBDIVISION; THENCE N Legal0027'24 W, 488.16 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. SAID LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.a/k/a 384 SE MILLCREEK CT, LAKE CITY, FL32025-3911at public sale on 3/20/2013, at eleven oclock a.m., Third Floor of the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Lake City, Florida, this 22nd day of January, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEALNOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DIS-ABILITIES: IF YOU ARE APER-SON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNO COSTTO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACTNANCYNYDAM ATROOM 205, COLUMBIACOUN-TYCOURTHOUSE, P.O. BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL32056, (904) 758-2163; SUNCOM 839-2163, WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPTOF THIS NO-TICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL(904) 758-2139.05537138February 13, 20, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONDEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEYHOME EQUITYLOAN TRUST2006-2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-2,CASE NO.: 12-2010-CA-000655Plaintiff,vs.JOANN HOUDE, et al, Defendant(s)NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 5, 2013 and entered in Case No 12-2010-CA-000655 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEYHOME EQUITYLOAN TRUST2006-2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFI-CATES, SERIES 2006-2 is the Plaintiff and JOANN HOUDE; AR-THUR W. HOUDE, JR.; are the De-fendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Courtroom One at 11:00AM, on the 13th day of March, 2013, the follow-ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:LOT9, BLOCK 9, COUNTRYCLUB ESTATES REPLAT, AC-CORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 3, PAGE 32, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAA/K/A277 SE OAKMONTSTREET, LAKE CITY, FL32025Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on February 5, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEALIn accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L. Na-ples, Florida 33962, telephone num-ber (813) 774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.05537252FEBRUARY13, 20, 2013 100Job OpportunitiesBARTENDER NEEDED Experienced & Dependable, Must have your own phone & car. 386-752-2412 100Job Opportunities05537220EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for the position of Office Manager (Economic Development).This is responsible, advanced clerical work assisting the Director in the coordination of the office. Strong computer and budgeting skills required. Minimum requirements: High school diploma or GED supplemented by office skills training plus four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in administrative work or equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid FLdrivers license and residency in Columbia County within six months of employment date req. Salary: $27,851annually plus benefits. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment physical, drug screening, and criminal history check. Applications: Human Resources, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando Ave, Suite 203, Lake City, FL32055 or online at www.columbiacountyfla.com, (386) 719-2025, TDD (386) 758-2139. Application deadline: 03/01/2013. An AA/EEO/ADA/VPEmployer. 05537366Drawdy Insurance is seeking Professional 440 CSR or 220 Agent. Must have strong Communication and Computer Skills. Send confidential resume and salary requirements to 738 SWMain Blvd. Lake City, FL, 32056 05537377EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for General Laborer, Public Works. Min. Experience: Completion of the eighth grade & one-year experience performing manual labor; or combination of training & experience. Valid FLdrivers license required. Salary: $8.67 per hr. plus benefits. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment physical, criminal history check and drug screening. Applications may be obtained online at www.columbiacountyfla.com or the Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando, #203, Lake City, FL 32055, (386)719-2025, TDD 758-2139. Deadline for applications: 03/08/13. AA/EEO/ADA/VPEmployer. 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 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call
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Pay 37¢/mi, Both ways, FULL BENEFITS, Requires 1 year OTR Flatbed experience. 800-572-5489 x227, SunBelt Transport, Jacksonville, FL _____________________________ IN A RUT? WANT A CAREER, NOT JUST A JOB? Train to be a professional truck driver in ONLY 16 DAYS! The avg. truck driver earns $700+/wk*! Get CDL Training @ NFCC/Roadmaster! Approved for Veterans Training. Dont Delay, Call Today! 866-467-0060 *DOL/BLS 2012 _____________________________ Travel _____________________________ $399 Cancun All Inclusive Special Stay 6 Days In A Luxury BeachFront Resort With Meals And Drinks For $399! http://www.cancun5star.com/ 888-481-9660 Week of February 18, 2013 1994 Chevy SilveradoExt. cab, stepside, 8 cyl., PW, PDL, AM/FM cass., CD stereo, rear sliding glass, very clean.$4,800 386-288-6102 100Job OpportunitiesCDLDriver 2 yrs exp clean MVR for local company. Apply between 8am & Noon only. 247 NWHillandale Glen, Lake City. No phone calls Head Teller Lake City Seeking energetic individual who enjoys working with public. Supervisory and teller exp REQ. Professional appearance REQ Great pay and benefits! App REQ and avail at www.sunstatefcu.org. Fax to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE PROGRAM SPECIALIST P/Tposition for multi tasker with marketing, communication, and HR / public administration skills. Must have good people skills as well. Must have experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Bachelors degree preferred or 4 years previous experience in related field. Position requires you drive your personal vehicle on agency business. Please send resume to Box 05102, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 SALES POSITION Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Ford, Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 Sewing Machine Operator Needed With some experience. Contact 755-6481 120Medical Employment05537417Medical Assistant Must have HS Diploma and Phlebotomy certification with min. 1 yr exp. Qualified candidates please email resume to: email@example.com Certified Dietary ManagerNeeded LTC Experience Preferred. Must be abel to manage large staff and oversee daily food preparation for 180 bed facility. Full Time with Excellent Benefits. Email Resume to Greg Roberts @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax Resume to: 386-362-4417 Live Oak. FL EOE/V/D/M/F F/TLPN needed for family practice office. 1 page resumes only will be accepted. Fax resume to 386-487-1232. 240Schools & Education05536525Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class1/7/2013 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-1/14/13 LPN 03/11/13 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies Free to good home 7 yr old AKC Male Pug Great with children Contact 386-303-2574 New Igloo Dog house. Med size, $40.00 Contact 386-466-5022 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 Complete Dell Computer $80.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 640Mobile Homes forSale2006 16X80 3/2 $25,400 --2007 32x44 3/2 $33,500--BOTH HOMES INCLUDE DELIVERY TOYOUR LAND. Several Repos Coming In The Next 10 Days--Call North Pointe Homes For Details. Call 352-872-5566 2013 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 email@example.com BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide 09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 640Mobile Homes forSaleMUSTSEE 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. New 2013-28x483/2 JACOBSEN $35,400 Delivered Only. OR $39,995 Delivered and Set up. Big Rooms. North Pointe Homes, 4545 NW13th St., Gainesville, 352-872-5566 Nice Location in Columbia County, older 3/2 DWMH in need of some repairs. $43,600. William Golightly, Poole Realty 386-590-6681 MLS 82213 WANTED CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 Palm Harbor Homes Demo your mobile home/free tear down at Palm HarborNew mobiles $39K off list John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 WOODGATE VILLAGE! Nice 3BR/2BADWMH w/fenced yd, workshop; $39,900 DANIEL CRAPPS AGENCY, INC 755-5110 #79078 650Mobile Home & Land2br/2ba on 3.51 ac, 1,512 sqft DW perfect Rental or First home. Large deck, MLS # 82216, $65,000 Results Realty 386-397-3473 Brittany Stoeckert 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05536760$89 Deposit Pools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong Apts386-758-8455 2bd and 1bd Apts. Avail now. Everything included. Close to VA, closed in yard. 727-415-2207 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 Brandywine Apartments Now Renting 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-752-3033 730 W. Grandview Ave. Lake City, FL This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer Equal Housing Opportunity TDD # 1-800-955-8771 Branford Villas Apartments Now Renting 1 & 2 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-935-2319 517 SE Craven St, Branford, FL This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer Equal Housing Opportunity TDD # 1-800-955-8771 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 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A $500 month & $500 deposit. No pets. 386-344-2170 Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $700-$750 plus SEC .386-438-4600 or 965-5560 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 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 FOR Rent. 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 ForRent3bd/ 2 ba, fenced yard, small shed, half mile to paved road, fruit trees, $600.00 deposit & first months rent! 352-239-3260! 3bd/1.5ba Brick Home in town, $715 mth Security Dep $450. Call 386-935-1482 or 386-752-4701 750Business & Office RentalsASuite Available in Midtown Commercial Center Call Vicki or Joe 386-935-2832. Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) PROFESSIONAL OFFICEUNIT Oakbridge Office Complex 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale 14.69 ac tract on Lake Jeffrey Rd. Has well & septic and power ready for site built or MH. $65,000 MLS #82567 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Beautiful lot on Suwannee River. Lot has a well and anerobic septic system. MLS# 78842, $35,000 Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #76668 $32,000 Must be 55+, Buildable lot for site built homes only. In Forest Country. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #80401 $60,000. Must be 55+ 130x750 right on Suwannee, Beautiful lot, minutes from Royal Springs, Denise Bose 752-5290 Nice 5 acre lot located in quiet setting River Rise s/d, Homes only, paved street. $65,000 MLS #76151 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 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. Small, affordable home on corner lot w/ fenced in yard. Needs a little TLC. MLS #81204 $19,900 Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Results Realty, 810Home forSale 2BR/2BAgorgeous custom built pool home. Spacious bedrooms. SS appliances, Corian counter tops. Remax Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 80934 $179,900 3bd/ 2ba Brick Home Off Hwy 47 S., Greenridge Ln. New H&A, Nice Shop, Many Updates, 3/4 ac. M/I Ready (386) 365-4591 3BD/2BAcustom western cedar home on two acres lakefront lot. Boat ramp, dock and deck. Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 MLS 74681 $179,900 3BD/2BAon 10 acres has a unique open great room, dining and family room with vaulted ceilings. Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 MLS 79593 $345,800 82374 Beautiful inside and out, 3br/2.5ba home sits on 10 acres, fenced. Screened back porch. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $243,900 82718 Beautiful Brick home. Upgraded granite counter tops, new paint, carpet & appliances. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $189,000 82763 This great open floor plan home has had new flooring, paint, appliances, a/c and light fixtures. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $139,500 82794 -Great house in Great neighborhood. Granite countertops, Florida room, vaulted ceilings. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $129,000 82843 Home sits on 4.2 acres and has a 3br/2.5ba brick home, large great room w/ brick fireplace. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $81,000 82845Cute as can be, solid built home with large kitchen, newer cabinetry, & granite countertops. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $75,500 Access Realty Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi. MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Access RealtySpacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 Access RealtyTwo story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Affordable 4/2 on 10 acres in Bell. Home features over 2,200 heated sqft. MLS# 76585, Results Realty $67,500. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Affordable lakefront 2/2 Watch the sun rise from nearly anywhere Needs TLC has potential. $59,000 Kellie Shirah, Poole Realty 386-208-3847 MLS 81189 Beautiful 4BD/3BAhome in gated s/d. high volume ceilings, open kitchen. MLS 81102 $119,999 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Professionals Beautiful tripe wide home / plenty of space to spread out family, showroom quality. MLS 82622 $123,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Close to town, oversized Great rm, Dining rm, Study, lrg Master suite w/ walk in closet. MLS 82435 $173,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Professionals CLOSE TOVAMED CTR! 3BR/2BAw/beautiful interior, new CH&A$59,900 DANIEL CRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #81428 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 5BD/3BAjust minutes away from town on half an acre. Mary Brown Whitehusrt $210,000 386-965-0887 MLS #82546 810Home forSale Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 3BD/2BAcustom home w/ 2 car garage. Designer kitchen. Sherry G. Ratliff $115,000 386-365-1548 MLS #81774 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 3BD/2BAnewly renovated with fireplace. New appliances, carpet & More. Sherry G. Ratliff $94,900 386-365-8414 MLS #82657 EASTSIDE VILLAGE! 2BR/2BAw/lg kitchen, open floor plan $79,900 DANIEL CRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #80972 Golf Court view! 3BD/3BAlog home on #1 green. Built in 99 & upgraded in 09. Custom cabinets. MLS # 80765 Swift Creek Realty $294,900 800-833-0499 Gorgeous view off screened back porch, Open flrpln w/ oversized eat-in kitchen. MLS 82699 $110,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Great Country Living! 2BD/1BA on 1.17 Acres! 1,462 heated sq.ft w/ large great room. MLS # 82030 Swift Creek Realty $109,900 800-833-0499 Immaculately kept home, great rm with f/p, fenced w/ 12x30 utility shed. MLS 82604 $115,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Just Outside of Mayo, well maintained home for its year. Screened front porch, shed. $33,250 Ric Donovan, Poole Realty 386-590-1298 MLS 82711 LIVE OAK! Cute home in city limits; 3BR/1BA& 1,294 SqFt $49,500 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCYINC. 755-5110 #81410 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #81958-, $115,000. Must be 55+, 3br/2ba, Site Built w/ lots of room, split plan mstr suite, FL. Rm. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #81959 Must be 55+, 2br/2ba, $79,900. Site Built Home w/eat in kitchen, laundry rm, scrn porch. Denise Bose @ 752-5290 Private acres & access to Ichetucknee via private Rec Area. Large screened porch. MLS 81623 $169,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Professionals Reduced 4BD/2.5BA, 2,405 heated sq.ft. Many upgrades throughout home. MLS # 81985 Swift Creek Realty $229,900 800-833-0499 REDUCED! 3,000 sq.ft., 3/2.5 on 20 acres 14ceilings, Central vacuum system. $489,000. Nelda Hatcher Poole Realty 386-688-8067 MLS 82280 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 3BR/2BA, 1452sf, 1.004ac. Completely Remodeled! 2 story workshop/storage & more. #81192 $116,900 810Home forSale RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 3BR/2BA, 2208sf, all original wood restored, newer paint, remodeled baths, large bedrooms. #82850 $189,000 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 3BR/2BA, 2161sf, 6 ac MOL, Roman shades, Italian tile, crown molding, master has tray ceilings. #82646 $299,900 Spectacular home for the price. 1649 heated sq ft, screened back patio., MLS 82395 $154,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Well maintained home on lovely landscaped lot, close to everything in downtown Branford. $139,000. Sylvia Newell, Poole Realty 386-590-2498 MLS 82233 Woodborough s/d. Separate Living Rm and Great Rm, 3 full baths, custom kitchen. MLS 81334 $259,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS WOODGATE VILLAGE! Movein ready! Open 3BR/2BAfloor plan on nice shaded lot $49,900 DANIELCRAPPS AGENCY, INC 755-5110 #82259 820Farms & Acreage4 acres, Wellborn, New Well installed, Beautifully wooded w/cleared Home Site, owner fin, no down, $39,900, $410 mon Call 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 40 ac Ranch, Brick 3/3 w/ 2000 sqft. New roof in 2005, kitchen remodeled, MLS 81641 $349,5000. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 70 acres in McAlpin. Farmhouse, tobacco barn, corner property w/ paved road. Less than $3000/ acre. Ronnie Poole, Poole Realty 386-208-3175 MLS 79336 Access Realty10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 820Farms & AcreageAccess Realty43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia County. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 870Real Estate WantedI Buy Houses CASH! Quick Sale Fair Price 386-269-0605