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Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 5B TODAY IN PEOPLE Harper not saying good-bye. COMING WEDNESDAY Local news roundup. 75 42 T-Storms early WEATHER, 2A CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 290Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NE WSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 Saturday shooting victim diesBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City woman found lying in a street and suffering from a gunshot wound early Saturday morning, died in a Gainesville hospital Sunday, authorities said. Lake City Police Department investigators continue to search for a suspect as they investigate the shooting of Misty Dawn Harper. No arrests have been made in the case. Harper, 32, of Lake City, died at Shands University Hospital about 2 a.m. Sunday while being treated for a gunshot wound. Harpers body was sent to the medical exam-iners office in Jacksonville, where an autop-sy will be per-formed to deter-mine the cause of death. According to Police Department reports, Harper was found lying in the southbound lane of North Marion Avenue with a gunshot wound Saturday morning. Authorities said she had been shot while walking. Steve Shaw, LCPD public information officer, said the investiga-tion remains ongoing and the department is requesting assis-tance from the public which has aided in the case. The LCPD Criminal Investigation Division continues to follow up on strong active leads in the case, he said in a prepared statement. As the result of the LCPD requesting assistance from anyone knowing the friends or associates of Harper, the LCPD has received numerous phone calls from the community. Anyone with information is Harper Police say they have active leads but no suspect yet arrested. SHOOTING continued on 6A FLOW continued on 3A Rodeo coming to town FLOWboard still at sea Workshop planned to try to find way out of inaction quagmire.FILEA cowboy gets airborne as he attempts to stay on during a bull riding competition at the 18th Annual Florida Gatewa y Pro Rodeo last year. This years event is set for Friday through Sunday. See a prev iew in Thursdays edition of the Lake City Reporter. By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comMembers of Florida Leaders Organized for Water are unhappy with the groups progress, and plan to hold a workshop to fix the problems that stop the group from getting things done. The workshop was tentatively scheduled for April 13 at 9 a.m. in the Columbia County School Board Administrative Complex. Columbia County Commissioner and FLOW Chairman Ron Williams said he feels the organization has been spinning our wheels, and wasnt pleased that FLOW will not pro-pose legislation this year. He called for the organization to fix the problems or run the risk of never accomplishing anything. We have been at this about a year, he said. ... Everything is moving and we are still sitting here spinning our wheels. We need to get some traction. Keystone Heights representative for FLOW, Mary Lou Hildreth, agreed that progress has been disappointing and that FLOW is being left behind. The train is leaving the station, and we dont even have our bags packed, Hildreth said. Williams said he usually doesnt pay attention or answer to whis-pers from unnamed sources, but recently hes heard that Floridas regulatory bodies governing water have dismissed FLOW. ... Some regulatory agencies made the statement that FLOW is disarrayed and they dont have a focus and (they) are going to move on and do what (they) are going to do. The reason it bothered him was he sees some truth to those accusations, he said. We are not ready to take on Goliath like David did, Williams said. We are kind of sitting back with our hands tucked in and still havent found our way yet. He then compared FLOW to the 40 years spent by the Jewish tribes in the desert. To me we have just wandered somewhere, and I want to go to the promised land and do what this board was charged with, Williams said.Panel rejects Medicaid expansionBy KELLI KENNEDY and GARY FINEOUTAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE A Florida Senate committee voted Monday against expanding Medicaid to roughly 1 million of the states poorest under the federal health overhaul and instead proposed a voucher plan that would require patients to pay premiums and co-pays. This will be the beginning of a transformation of the entire Medicaid system, committee chair Sen. Joe Negron said. My goal is that we will get out of the federal Medicaid system as we know it. Now we cant do that all at once, but we have an opportu-nity to begin that process. Negron wants the state to create a basic health insurance plan for the expanded Medicaid population and require recipi-ents to pay a sliding scale pre-mium based on their income. He suggested using Florida Healthy Kids, a managed care program that provides health insurance to low-income chil-dren, as the vehicle for delivering the new system. Some law-makers, including Republican Sen. Aaron Bean of Fernandina Beach, also suggested using state funds to help patients pay those premiums. Could we ante up our own money to expand coverage but under our terms without cre-ating the entitlement program that we cant or at least weve Sheriff praises staff after natonal awardBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comDays before the 2012-13 school year began, a local youth took his life as the result of bullying. Columbia County Sheriffs Office school resource deputies impacted by the tragedy, rallied and spearedheaded several activities and events to raise awareness about bul-lying. Their work did not go unnoticed. Last month the Sheriffs Office received national rec-ognition when the school resource deputies were hon-ored with an award for their efforts to prevent bullying. Monday morning Sheriff Mark Hunter held a news conference to commended the school resource deputy program and speak about the local program dedicated Child hurt in hit-and-runTONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporte rFirst responders give medical attention to an unidentified girl who was struck by a vehicle while riding her bicycle on SE S t. Johns Street shortly before 7 p.m. Monday. The driver did not stop. No additional details were available at press time, but the child was awake and ale rt at the scene. AWARD continued on 3A Williams MEDICAID continued on 6A State senators offer voucher program as an alternative.Deputies efforts against bullying earn recognition.
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 Playwright Edward Albee is 85. Q Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is 81. Q Actress Barbara Feldon is 80. Q Broadcast journalist Lloyd Dobyns is 77. Q Singer Al Jarreau is 73. Q Actress-singer Liza Minnelli is 67. Q Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is 66. Q Singer-songwriter James Taylor is 65. Q Former Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., is 65. Q Rock singer-musician Bill Payne (Little Feat) is 64. Q Actor Jon Provost (Lassie) is 63. Q Author Carl Hiaasen is 60. AROUND FLORIDA Termites strike school offices OCALA Termites are causing problems at the Marion County School District. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the districts employment services department had to be removed from its head-quarters after a termite infestation was discovered. Administrators have also discovered termites in the new band room at Howard Middle School. Officials believe the termites might be coming from wood somewhere outside. The new facility is still under warranty. Officials hope the school district employment ser-vices department repairs will be completed by the end of the countys spring break.Fungus killing redbay trees DAYTONA BEACH A tree fungus known as laurel wilt is spreading rap-idly across parts of central Florida, killing hundreds of redbay trees. The fungus carried by ambrosia beetles attacks very quickly, killing the trees almost overnight, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal. Leaves then hang on the dead trees for weeks or months. Trees are dying everywhere, said Don Spence, a certified arborist who owns Native Florida Landscapes in Ormond Beach. The infestation has spread across Volusia and Flagler counties and has been spotted in the Ocala National Forest and up and down the St. Johns River. The beetles drill into redbay trees and the female beetles inoculate the tree with rapidly multiplying fungi, according to Farley Palmer, who owns Palmer Biological Services in New Smyrna Beach. He said the bugs feed on fungus, which block the trees capillaries and pre-vent water from getting into the limbs, branches and leaves. The leaves quickly change from green to brown. Specialists said the only hope is for trees to be treated early enough with a fungicide that protects the roots and keeps the fungus from taking hold. Palmer said that can cost between $100 and $300 per tree. Gun buyback nets 459 weapons MANATEE Hundreds of firearms are off the streets in Manatee County thanks to the sher-iffs gun buyback program. The Bradenton Herald reports 459 firearms were turned in exchange for cash. The sheriff gave participants $50 for hand-guns, $100 for shotguns or rifles and $150 for assault weapons. Sheriff Brad Steube said the goal of the program is to make sure weapons dont fall into the hands of criminals. The countys buyback program in 2009 collected 400 firearms. This year, the county gave out $37,950 during the eight-hour buyback. Most of those weapons were from people who had a firearm within their fam-ily for years that they had no use for.Attack on swan leads to charges ORLANDO A central Florida man has been charged with cruelty to animals after his dog attacked a swan. The Orlando Police Department says 51-year-old Lawrence Labonte intentionally had his dog attack the swan at Lake Eola Park last Sunday. The swan suffered nerve damage and had to be euthanized. Labonte was charged with fighting or baiting ani-mals in addition to cruelty to animals.Neglected horses up for adoption OCALA More than a dozen Paso Fino horses in Marion County are up adoption because their owner can no longer care for them. The Ocala Star Banner reports 13 of the horses at the farm were allowed to roam free and have never been handled. Morgan Silver of the Horse Protection Association of Florida is currently taking care of the horses. Silver says some of the horses were emaciated and they had never had any hoof care. The association held a tack sale on Saturday and two of the younger horses were there for viewing. Silver says the horse breed known for its fine step and Spanish heritage are easy to handle and are loyal.Husband charged with wifes death MIDDLEBURG A Florida woman is dead after being run over by her husband in the driveway of their home Saturday night after an argument, authori-ties said. Nola Collier and her husband were arguing at their home in Middleburg, about 30 miles south of Jacksonville, the Clay County Sheriffs Office said. Daily Scripture Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faith-ful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments. Deuteronomy 7:9 Valerie Harper not saying good-bye NEW YORK S he has incurable cancer, but Valerie Harper says shes not ready to say good-bye and shes keeping herself open to a miracle. In her first TV interview since disclosing her diagnosis last week, the 1970s sitcom star tells the Today shows Savannah Guthrie that incurable is a tough word. People hear it as this death sentence, she explains. But Harper insists shes more than hopeful. I have an intention to live each moment fully. Im not dying until I do, she says. I promise I wont. Harper, 73, has been diagnosed with a rare brain cancer and told she has as little as three months to live. She got the news less than two months ago during her book tour for her new memoir, I, Rhoda. Harper won fame playing Rhoda Morgenstern on TVs The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff, Rhoda. She won four Emmys. Harper says it feels awful damn good to be open about (her illness), face it and see what you can do. If you die, youre not a failure. Youre just somebody who had cancer, and thats the outcome. In the meantime, shes telling herself to keep your thoughts open to infinite possibility and keep yourself open to miracles. The interview aired on NBCs Today on Monday. In addition, Harper is scheduled to appear on Mondays edition of the syndicated talk show The Doctors.Daniel Radcliffe returns to London stage LONDON The time is coming maybe sooner than you expect when you look at Daniel Radcliffe and dont think Harry Potter. The 23-year-old actor has gone from boy wizard to Broadway hoofer to Beat poet Allen Ginsberg, whom he plays in new film Kill Your Darlings. He has several wildly different films lined up, and is soon to take to the London stage as star of Martin McDonaghs barbed comedy The Cripple of Inishmaan. The play gives audiences the chance to see Radcliffe in yet another new light, as Billy, a disabled orphan in 1930s Ireland who harbors a dream of Hollywood stardom. Cripple, which opens in June, is part of a West End season of plays overseen by director Michael Grandage, who has assembled an A-list group of actors that includes Radcliffe, Ben Whishaw, Judi Dench and Jude Law. Lawyer: Stephen Baldwin to avoid jail in tax case NEW CITY, N.Y. Stephen Baldwin will avoid jail and will have up to five years to pay $350,000 in back taxes and penal-ties, his lawyer said Monday. Attorney Russell Yankwitt said he and prosecutors tenta-tively agreed that Baldwin, youngest of the four acting Baldwin brothers, will admit in court this month that he repeatedly failed to file his New York state income tax returns. 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Columbia High Schools Robotics team, GET SMART, made it all the way to the final four semi-finals in the FIRST Orlando Regional Robotics Competition this weekend where they were rivaling 62 other teams from around the world. Its not as overwhelm ing as last year, but still overwhelming. The over whelming part was being in the top eight seed and pick ing teams that have been doing this for 15 years, said Brayden Thomas, 17, CAD designer for the team. The team, consisting of 28 students and 10 adult mentors, spent six long weeks designing and build ing their robot using game rules and standards given to them in January by FIRST. We had a lot of growth in our team this year a lot of new students, new mentors and new sponsors. With any growth comes growing pains and weve definitely had some of those, said Celena Crews, team coach. Building a robot that has the ability to both throw Frisbees and climb a tower is quite the daunting task. Crews can recall sitting in the CHS commons at 2:30 a.m. watching the robot climb, realizing that a group of high school students and a few mentors built a robot that climbs a 7.5-foot tower. It was just amazing that a group of high school stu dents could do that, she said. Upon their return the team will begin doing out reach at local elementary schools, using its robot to share its love of science and engineering. FRANCIS DIAZ/ Special to the Reporter Team 3556 from Columbia High School poses by its robot in the pit at the FIRST Orlando Regional Robotics Competition at the University of Central Florida. By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Residents are asked to avoid the area of Richardson Middle School Wednesday as first responders and emer gency services personnel conduct an active shooter exercise on the schools campus. The exercise will involve law enforcement, emer gency medical personnel, emergency management personnel and other first responders who will be training on tactics used to handle an emergency situ ation on a school campus. Columbia County Sheriffs Office officials said the exercise will be contained to the school campus and no live ammu nition or weapons will be allowed on campus. However, controlled simu lated weapons and ammu nition will be used. Seifert warned that the training exercise will feature smoke, simulated gun shots and simulated explosions. He said peo ple living in the immedi ate vicinity of the school have been told about the training exercise and the sheriffs office wants to notify the public to avoid a public panic. Officials will have the school campus secured and no unauthorized personnel will be able to enter. Residents and school visitors are asked to limit their business and traffic around the Richardson Middle School campus from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Shooter exercise being held at RMS JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter presents the National Exemplary Program Recognition trophy to the agencys school resource officers on Monday. The School Safety Advocacy Council awarded the school resource deputy program the trophy at the National Conference on Bullying in Orlando on Feb. 27, in recognition of its outstanding anti-bullying efforts and com mitment to keeping students safe. Pictured are (from left) deputies David Jones, Jimmy Finnell, Kimberly Ray, Sgt. Tim Ball, Sheriff Hunter and deputies Clint Dicks, Steven Khachigan and David Milligan. AWARD: School resource deputies honored Continued From Page 1A to ending bullying. I am extremely proud of the school resource deputies and the accomplishments theyve had to date, Hunter said. They have been working very hard with the school administration to ensure weve got a solid program with education and working with the children. Theyre the unsung heroes out there. I know there has been some concern out there about the safety at the schools, but with the group that we have out there, I feel very confident that folks can bring their children to school and not have to worry about them. During the news conference, Hunter unveiled the award a glass plaque from the School Safety Advocacy Council to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office School Resource Deputy Program. The inscription reads: In recogni tion of your outstanding anti-bullying efforts and commitment to keeping students safe. The plaque also indicates the award was given Feb. 27 at the National Conference on Bullying in Orlando. More than 30 people, many of them sheriffs office employees, attended the 20-minute news conference at the sheriffs office operations center east of town. Sgt. Tim Ball Deputy spoke about the importance of the anti-bullying campaign and where Kimberly Ray was recognized for completing the award application and collecting the data. The school resource deputies established a program called Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) which was implemented in all county middle schools. School resource deputies also developed a bullying curriculum, which was presented to hundreds of students at the secondary-school level. The initiatives addressed con cerns and educated students about bullying. A separate curriculum was established and presented on cyber bullying. The hard work the deputies put into the program was recognized nationally on Feb. 27 when CCSO representatives were awarded the National Exemplary Program Recognition Award from the School Safety Advocacy Council during the National Conference on Bullying in Orlando. The council is a nationally recognized group, and it recognized just two agencies from across the country one being the Columbia County Sheriffs Office School Resource Deputy Program. Hunter said additional awards may come to the program. This is not it, he said. Were hopeful that this year we are in the running for the school resource pro gram for the state of Florida for the year, he said. Senate bill would raise some contribution limits Associated Press TALLAHASSEE A Senate com mittee took the first step Monday toward finding common ground with the House to raise campaign contri bution limits while eliminating a type of political committee that critics say is abused by some lawmakers. Theres still a long way to go before the chambers agree and bill sponsor Sen. Jack Latvala openly questioned the need for items in the legisla tion (SB 1382). He acknowledged the simple reason he filed it. Peace and tranquility with the House, said Latvala, R-Palm Harbor. The Senate bill raises campaign contribution limits for statewide office from $500 to $3,000 per election while keeping legislative campaign contri butions at the current $500. It also eliminates committees of continuous existence, or CCEs, which are used to raise money thats supposed to be spent on contributions to candidates, other political committees and politi cal parties. They cant spend money on things like television ads or other means to sway voters for or against candidates and causes. Its a House priority to eliminate the CCEs while the Senate was seek ing to tighten regulations on them to prevent lawmakers for using them to take unlimited contributions and then spend the money on expensive meals, entertaining and travel that dont have anything to do with the political purpose. But some senators noted that law makers can still open other types of FLOW : Workshop set Continued From Page 1A Bradford Countys rep resentative for FLOW, Paul Still, wrote a letter that pointed out some of the structural problems with the organization. He had two main points. Still asked if the groups geographical area was too large with too many competing interests rep resented. Also, because the group covers multiple counties spanning hun dreds of miles and has had difficulty scheduling committee meetings, he asked if the group should need to follow Floridas open meetings laws. Those issues will be dis cussed at the workshop, Williams said.
C ourage, leadership and stagecraft: These active ingredients would help congressional Republicans maximize their significant, if underused, pow-ers. Republicans should crawl out from under their desks and remind each other that they still control the House of Representatives. GOP senators also can filibuster and fre-quently offer amendments to many matters. Yes, Democrats operate the Senate and occupy the White House. But Republicans need not endure endless donkey kicks. The GOP still has considerable influence and should muster the courage to wield it. Republicans should recognize that President Barack Obama is not 1,000 feet tall. He is a mere mortal whose job approval dropped from 51 percent last week to 47 percent this week, according to a Gallup survey. Meanwhile, Obamas job disapproval climbed from 40 per-cent to 46 percent. Americans may be getting sick and tired of a president who was caught lying when he blamed Republicans for the sequester. Obama actually proposed this 2.4 percent automatic budget cut. Even worse, Obama literally victimizes the American people. He aims to create pandemonium that might justify his fiscal madness. Obama deliberately inflicts pain by cancelling White House tours starting Saturday, due to staffing reductions resulting from seques-tration, the White House Visitors Office claims. In reality, volunteers lead these tours. Obama also endan-gers law-abiding citizens by freeing some 2,000 illegal-alien detainees from federal custody since before the sequester, even as $8 billion in unobligated funds clog the Homeland Security Departments coffers. Beyond the courage to confront Obama, Republicans need leader-ship. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and Senate GOP chief Mitch McConnell of Kentucky are unsteady amid Obamas menace. Last week, Boehner moaned about two now-expired bills that the House passed last year featur-ing smarter budget cuts within the sequesters $85 billion reduction in overall spending growth. Rather than look back in anger, Boehner should deploy his members. Republicans on the House floor should challenge Obamas dark vision. When House Republicans last week offered Obama more flexibil-ity to prioritize spending, he balked. In short: Dont empower me to finance aid for poor kids rather than another season of Downton Abbey on PBS. Boehner swallowed Obamas rejection and went home. Instead, the House should adopt a stand-alone bill that would let Obama shift money from extrava-gant, foolish programs to things like meat inspection, border patrol, childhood vaccines and other activi-ties that truly promote health and safety. Boehner should make House Democrats choose sides: Obamas nightmare of padlocked airport-con-trol towers and abandoned autistic children or the GOPs vision of legitimate services within a fiscally responsible limited government and a president empowered to avoid the horrors that haunt him. Now, add stagecraft.Dont simply pass this bill and have an anonymous functionary forward it to the Senate, perhaps via pneumatic tube. Instead, Boehner and the Houses entire Republican majority should carry this bill across the U.S. Capitol Building, through the Rotunda, and greet McConnell and his gathered caucus outside the Senate chamber. Before flashing cameras and scribbling journalists, House Republicans physically would deliver this legisla-tion to their Senate counterparts. GOP senators then would offer the House bill as an amendment and make Democratic senators decide if they would prefer for Obama to pos-sess a campaign issue or an instru-ment for more prudent governance. When Obama blames the GOP for using the sequester to sell stale meat, neglect the southern fron-tier and unleash whopping cough, Republicans should televise vivid images of their efforts to prevent the impending doom that Obama imagines in speech after speech. Such dramatic GOP action will make it increasingly difficult for Obama to point fingers at Republicans, which is his default posture. And that will make it tougher for Democrats to recapture the House in 2014 and hand Obama what he desperately craves: two capstone years of hard-Left, one-party, Democratic rule. Republican courage, leadership and stagecraft can deny Obama his dream. Let not these gifts be as rare as gold, frankincense and myrrh. OPINION Tuesday, March 12, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A 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 I n hindsight, Gov. Rick Scotts flawed attempt to purge Floridas voter rolls of noncitizens last fall almost appears quaint. The real threat to the integrity of elections is in absentee ballots. Exhibit A: South Florida, where hackers in three primary elections requested absentee ballots for 2,552 voters. Elections officials blocked the scammers, the ballots were not sent and prosecutors are investigat-ing. But it is a cautionary tale that has so far been largely unaddressed in Tallahassee. The House elec-tions bill passed last week makes it easier for voters to cure mistakes in submitting absentee ballots but is silent on curtailing absentee ballot fraud. As the Miami Herald recently reported, MiamiDade County elections officials were almost immedi-ately suspicious in July of a flurry of online requests for absentee ballots for the primary election. They called several of the voters whose names were on the requests and confirmed the requests were fraudulent. Elections staff blocked the offending IP addresses from submitting more forms. But the hackers adapt-ed, and over more than two weeks they submitted thousands more that were subsequently traced to just 15 IP addresses most of them overseas. No absentee ballots were ever mailed, and it remains a mystery who was responsible. All the winners in the 2012 primary in the three races, one Democratic congressional primary and two Republican legislative primaries, won by large mar-gins. But the sophistication the hackers only target-ed infrequent voters who had not requested an absen-tee ballot suggests a tie to a candidates campaign. Under state law only candidates, political committees and political parties have access to absentee ballot request information before the election. Prosecutors have reopened their investigation following the Herald report and a realization that they were not aware of all the evidence due to miscommu-nication with election officials. While the security at the elections office worked, what about the next hack-er who may be more sophisticated? A grand jury sug-gested requiring voters to use a password to request an absentee ballot, not unlike the passwords required by banks, libraries and others. That is not under consideration in Tallahassee. Nor is tightening up the process by which an absentee ballot can be redirected to an address other than the voters, another avenue for fraud that surfaced during the election. One reform that has surfaced, in SB 600 by Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, would require all absentee ballots to include the signature of a witness on the outside of the envelope before it is mailed to elections supervisors for counting. But the benefit of that additional step is unclear. Supervisors contend there would be limited means to verify the witness signature. The Miami-Dade hacking attempt only became public because of a grand jury investigation stemming from another absentee ballot scandal in Miami-Dade in which two so-called boleteros, or ballot brokers, were arrested before the primary and charged with voter fraud. Theres mounting evidence that its Floridas mail ballots not its Election Day polls that are most susceptible to fraud. Absentee ballots a real threat to voting integrity GOP leaders need courage, stagecraft to get the job done 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: email@example.com 4AOPINION Rescuing remnants of the Berlin WallI f you were in Berlin between 1961 and 1989 -in West Berlin if you were lucky, East Berlin if you were not -the following is almost unbelievable. Germans who turned out by the thousands to demolish the Berlin Wall in 1989 have now turned out almost 24 years later in slightly smaller numbers to try to save the wall -whats left of it. After World War II, Germany was divided into two zones, east and west. Berlin itself --located 200 miles inside Soviet-controlled East Germany -was divided into sec-tors, each governed by one of the occupying powers: the Soviet Union, the United States, Great Britain and France. The Soviet Union, operating through a puppet regime, began to impose its brand of communism on its zone, featuring shortages, ration-ing and a crushing secret-police presence. East Germans -particularly the young and educated -began to flee to democracy in West Berlin, where they could put down roots or find transportation to the rest of West Germany. By 1961, at least 2.5 mil-lion East Germans had gone west. The communist regime faced the very real prospect that it would be left with only the old and unemploy-able. So, that year, the East Germans built a wall around West Berlin: 96 miles of barbed wire, concrete blocks, watch towers and a death strip where border guards had orders to shoot to kill would-be escapees. In the 1980s, the Kremlin began to ease its grip on Iron Curtain countries. With fewer constraints from Moscow, both Hungary and Czechoslovakia began opening their borders and East Germans quickly took advantage of that escape hatch. East Berlin authorities felt obliged to offer limited access to West Berlin, but the announcement was bungled. On Nov. 9, 1989, thou-sands of East Berliners, believing they were free to leave, showed up at the wall and swept past the bor-der guards. East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. By 1990, the wall had largely been torn down. Visitors have to search hard to find traces of it. One is a 3/4-mile stretch, brightly painted and covered with graffiti. However, a real-estate developer won city per-mission to raze a 22-yard section to provide access to a luxury housing project. Segments of the wall are nonetheless worth preserving as a reminder of the lengths to which a totalitar-ian regime will go to control its own people. If you didnt see it, you might not believe it. Q Deroy Murdock is a columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. Deroy Murdockderoy.firstname.lastname@example.org Q Scripps Howard News Service Q Tampa Bay Times
March 12 Lenten lunch The First Presbyterian Church invites the com munity to a Lenten lunch from noon until 1p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. The lunch will include soups freshly made by the women of the church. It will be fol lowed by a short drama. The lunches are in remem brance of the season of Lent, a 40-day season of reflection and preparation for the death and resurrec tion of Jesus. Native plants group The Sparkleberry Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Hatch Park, 403 SE Craven St., Branford. The speaker will be Barbara Hines, a regis tered professional archae ologist, who will talk about Native Plants and Native People. For more informa tion, contact chapter presi dent Mae Brandt by emaill at maebrandt@bellsouth. net or by phone at (386) 466-0915. Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Columbia County Extension Office, 164 SW Mary Ethel Lane, to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagno sis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Photo club Lake City Photo Club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center on Baya Avenue. Share your photos and ideas with the group. Newcomers are welcome. Medicare seminar The LifeStyle Enrichment Center will hold a free Medicare seminar from 5 to 6 p.m. Irv Crowetz of C/ C & Associates Inc. will be the presenter. Learn what you need to know about enrolling in Medicare, what is covered and how it works. To register, call (386) 755-3476, ext. 107. Volunteer orientation Haven Hospice will have a volunteer orientation from 10 a.m. to noon at the Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Community Room, 6037 West U.S. Highway 90. The deadline to register is March 5. For more infor mation, contact Carolyn Long at (386) 752-9191 or email calong@havenhos pice.org. Support group Another Way Inc. pro vides a domestic violence support group every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. If you are a current or former sur vivor of domestic violence, call 386-719-2702 for meet ing location and an intake appointment. All services are free and confidential. Homeless services The Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley board will meet at 4 p.m. in the Columbia County Library West Branch. For more infor mation, contact Jennifer Lee, homeless coordinator, United Way of Suwannee Valley, (386) 752-5604 ext. 107. March 13 Early Learning Coalition The Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway Inc. board meet ing will be at 9 a.m. at the coalition office, 1104 SW Main Blvd. The Program Quality Committee will meet immediately after the board meeting. Anyone interested with a disabil ity requiring special assis tance to attend the meeting should call Stacey DePratter at (386) 752-9770. Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are avail able 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 infor mation, call 752-5384. Newcomers meeting Lake City Newcomers and Friends Club will meet at 11 a.m. at the Guang Dong restaurant in the Lake City Mall. Lunch cost is $11. Sale of 50-50 tickets will end at 11:25. Attendees are asked to wear their crazy hats or pretty hats. There will be a hat parade. For more information, call 753-4552. Elder Options The Elder Options board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. in the Elder Options board room, 100 SW 75th St., Site 301, in Gainesville. For more information, call Cindy Roberts at (352) 692-5260. March 13-15 Spring revival The Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of the Springville Community will have Spring Revival services beginning 7 p.m. each night. The evangelist is the Rev. Craig P. Riley of the Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of Tallahassee. Everyone is invited. The church is at 3817 NW Suwannee Valley Road. For more information. contact Gloria McIntosh at 755-1099. March 14 Turkey banquet The Gator Gobblers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will have a Hunting Heritage Banquet, starting at 5:30 p.m., at Rembert Farm, 13014 NW 174th Ave. in Alachua. Dinner will be at 7. A variety of raffles and auctions will be held. Tickets are $55 per per son, $100 per couple, $275 for sponsor, $30 for Jakes (youngsters) or $710 for a sponsor table. For more information, call Yancy at (386) 688-2104 or Missie at (352) 316-0073 or go online at www.gatorgobblers. com. Garden Club The Lake City Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on March 14th meet at The Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Ave. Social time will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 10. The program this month is Grow Your Own Vegetables presented by Chris Carter from Nobles Nursery in Live Oak. DAR meeting The Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 28 SE Allison Court (off Baya Avenue). Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 752-2903. Housing assistance The Grater Lake City Community Development Corp. Inc. provides services to area resident wanting to become homeowners. CDC offers financial literacy training, credit review, preand post-ownership coun seling and homeownership education by professional instructors and credit coun selors. The agency office is at 363 NW Bascon Drive. For more information call (386) 752-9785, email great email@example.com or visit its website at greater lakecitycdc.com. Laying hen project Columbia County Extension will have an orientation for the 4H Laying Hen Projects for youth at 6:30 p.m. the Extension offices located at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Participants are not required to be already enrolled in 4H. For more information, contact the Extension Office at (386)752-5384. Tea party to meet The North Central Florida Tea Party will meet at 7 p.m. in The Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave., on the south side U.S. 90 about three miles west of Interstate 75. The pro gram will be about gun con trol. Mark Austell, leader of the Florida State Chapter of Oath Keepers, will par ticipate in a forum with the sheriffs of Columbia, Lafayette and Suwannee counties. For more infor mation, call John t (386) 935-1705 or Sharon at (386) 935-0821 or go to: www.northcentralflorida teaparty.org. March 15 Music concert Florida Gateway College will host 2012 Entertainer of the Year, Natalie Stovall, in concert. Tickets are $10 or $15 and can be purchased at www.fgc entertainment.com or by calling (386) 754-4340. Fish dinner Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, prepares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two Alaskan pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hushpuppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. Take out or eat in. Grief program A free program, Understanding Your Suicide Grief, will be pre sented at 10 a.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. in the Lake City Plaza. The workshop, facilitated by Marshall Knudson, direc tor of the Alachua County Crisis Center, will discuss ways to cope with suicide grief. The workshop is pro vided as a community ser vice by Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast. Registration is required by March 13. For information or to reg ister, contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411 or (866) 642-0962. Visit www. hospiceofcitrus.org. March 15-16 Azalea festival The town of White Springs and the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will hold the 13th annual Wild Azalea festival. Friday events will run from 4 to 9 p.m. and will include the Little Miss Azalea Contest, Suwannee River Duck Race, a Sweets and Eats tasting party from 5 to 7 p.m. and live music and a street dance at 7. Saturday will include an arts and crafts show in town and live music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wild azaleas and other native Florida plants will be available for purchase. Events in town are free. Admission to the park is $5 per vehicle. Vendor appli cations are being accept ed. For more information, go to specialeventsws@ gmail.com or call (386) 397-2310. Applications available online at www. whitesprings.org or www. stephenfostercso.org. March 15-17 Pro rodeo Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. For more information, call (386) 752-8822. March 16 Decor sale fundraiser Lake City Garden Club will have a Spring and Easter Decor Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Ave. Items are donated by Carolyn Castagna. All proceeds will be used for the renovation of the historic building. Clothes give-away Bethel AME Church on County Road 242-A will have an evangelistic out reach and clothing giveaway from 1a.m. to 2 p.m. Free food will be available. For more information, con tact Samuel Honor at 6971395 or Eloise Lofton at 754-4694. Charity bowl-a-thon The 20th Annual Bowla-Thon to support CARCAdvocates for Citizens with Disabilities Inc. will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at Lake City Bowl. Door prizes will be given away all after noon. Grand prizes will be awarded to the bowlers who raise the most money. For more details or to reg ister a team, call CARC at 752-1880, ext. 105. New York Day Epiphany Catholic Church will hold a New York Day for all who have lived anywhere in New York State, from 12:15 to 4 p.m. in the church Social Hall on Malone Street. There will be a St. Patricks Day dinner, entertainment by Three of Us, and raf fles, door prizes. Cost is $15 per person. Wine and beer, including New York brands, will be available. Call the Lloyds at 752-4885 or Bob Peloni at 984-8232 for information. Pre-Easter celebration B&S Combs Elks Lodge 1599 and The Pride of B&S Combs Elks Temple 1238 will host a Pre-Easter Celebration from 3 to 6 p.m. at Alligator Lake on Country Club Road. There will be food, games, basket give-aways and lots of fam ily fun. For more informa tion, call Carlos Brown at (386) 288-6235. Martial arts event The Academy of Martial Arts of Lake City and Andy Hornes Martial Arts Academy 2 in Bell will host a open martial arts tourna ment at Florida Gateway College. Registration for participants will start at 8 a.m. and the tournament will begin at 9. The event is open to practitioners of all styles of traditional mar tial arts. It is not a mixed martial arts fighting event. To register to compete, go online to www.florida gatewaychallenge.com. Spectator admission is $8; children 3 and younger are free. For more information, contact Laura Lindboe at (386) 623-0551 or Andy Horne at (352) 949-3669. Prayer breakfast The Womens Ministry of Mount Tabor AME Church will have a prayer breakfast at 10:30 a.m. The commu nity is invited. To reserve a seat, call (904) 238-3981 or (386) 754-0118. Gardening program Master Gardener Tony Kurtz will present a pro gram on Green and Easy Florida Lawns at 1:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Main Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. March 17 Unity Day Sisters Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, 3194 SW Sisters Welcome Road, will have a Unity Day, with the theme One in Christ. The womens program will be at 11 a.m. and the mens program will be at 3 p.m. Family reunion The fourth annual Christie Family reunion will be at 1pm at the Deep Creek Community Center, 10 miles north of Lake City on U.S. 441. Bring a pot luck dish to share. For more informa tion, call Wallace Christie at 752-4447 or Alton Christie at 752-3454. Merdes R. Paige Mrs. Merdes R. Paige, age 73, resident of Sanderson, FL. de parted this life on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Vincent Medical Cen ter after a brief illness. She was the daugh ter of the late Ora and Leona Ruise Sr. She was born Oc tober 23, 1939. She attended Richardson High School in Lake City, Florida. She was united in holy matri mony to Mr. Claude Paige Jr. on August 20, 1965. She drove for the Baker County Schools for 21 years before retiring. She leaves to cherish her memo ries a loving and devoted Hus band, Mr. Claude Paige, Jr. of Sanderson, FL.; (9) Children: Blonzella Ruise (Phillip) of Sanderson, FL., Dwayne Paige (Glenda) of Lake City, FL.; Glen Ruise, Rossevett Paige (Greta) all of Sanderson, FL., Anis Da vid (Keith), Melves Alston (Der ek), Ora Lee Paige (Laurette) all of Jacksonville, Fl., Claudell Paige Sr. of Sanderson, FL., and Tiffney Blakely (Marada) of Tal lahassee, FL.; (2) Step Children: Wayne G. Mason of Miami, FL., and Lisa Jones of Jacksonville, FL.; Mother-in-law: Helen Jef ferson of Sanderson, FL.; (3) Sisters: Nadine Norris of Denver, CO., Marie McCray (Lucious) of Lake City, FL., Alfred Givens (Coatsie); (5) Brothers, Elder Joe Ruise (Lakesha), Ora Ruise Jr. (Pansy), Alfonso Ruise, Ronnie Ruise all of Margaretta, FL., Leo Ruise (Vanessa) Lake Butler, FL.; (4) Sister-in-laws: Jewell Ish mael, Minnie Hobbs, Celestine Fleming all of Sanderson, FL., Lovann Peterson of Macclenny, FL.; (3) Brother-in-laws: Julius Jefferson (Mary), Clarence Jef ferson (Faye) both of Lake City, FL.; (25) Grandchildren, (29) Great Grands, and a host of niec es, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services for Merdes R. Paige, will be 11:00 am Wednes day, March 13, 2013 at Christian Fellowship Temple, 251 West Ohio Ave., Macclenny, FL., Da vid Thomas, Pastor. Elder Jona will follow in Quitman Cemetery, Sanderson FL. The family will re ceive friends on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Emanuel Church of God in Christ in Macclenny, FL. from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, FL 32055 Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-0428 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 5A 5A WILSONS CONTAINERS Construction/Debris Containers Available 755-7060 Delivered to your job site today Bring your unwanted Gold, Silver & Platinum to someone you can trust Precious metals are seeing record values. Please call me for a private and con dential appointment to sell or trade your unwanted gold, silver and platinum. George R. Ward Downtown Lake City (386) 752-5470 COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Courtesy Florida Department of Transportation Road work As dirt is hauled out of an 11-acre pond being built as part of the U.S. 90 four-lane project, huge drainage pipes are being laid to carry stormwater from U.S. 90 to the retention pond off Pinemount Road. The $10 million, four-lane project is about 8 percent complete and should be finished by the summer of 2014. OBITUARIES Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293.
6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-04246ABy AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comA small creek winds through the Florida Gateway College campus, but the water played a valuable role in teach-ing local high school students about the conditions of the Floridan Aquifer dur-ing the Suwannee Regional Envirothon Competition on Friday. Five-member teams from Columbia County and bordering counties competed for first place in five different categories: aquatic ecology, soil and land use, forestry, wildlife and a current environmental issue. At the aquatics table, Dan Rountree of Current Issues, Inc. in Gainesville, used water hauled from the colleges creek to test the students on identifying organisms and measuring the creeks pH levels. This year the Envirothon focused on Sustainable Rangeland Management, examining Montanas traditional and non-traditional agricultural uses. However, Florida Gateway College professor John Rowe localized the issue by focusing on springsheds, an important area of land that recharges the springs. Water is becoming more scarce, he said. I think people are beginning to real-ize we need to protect our water and keep it clean. The annual Envirothon at Florida Gateway College reaches students in par-ticipating high schools to help further their environmental science education. The overall winner of the competition progresses to the Florida Envirothon held at Hillsborough River State Park in April. This year, the Union County GMOs won first place, followed closely by Suwannee High Schools Oilspill and Green Team. Its making them aware of the problems we have, Rowe said. Were probably not going to change the habits of older people, but these students are the people we need to keep our environment clean. Suwannee County Conservation District employee Michael Brown believes envi-ronmental science is becoming a hot topic within the United States and the world. The Envirothon, he said, catches the students early enough to make a differ-ence. According to the Florida Envirothon website, the education program provides hands-on, field-oriented experience that develops the students problem-solving and communication skills. Students in 9th through 12th grades are allowed to compete. The event brings together local organizations, such as the Florida Forest Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, with students interested in environmental science. For the 2013 Suwannee Regional Envirothon, students from Columbia High School, Union County High School, Suwannee High School and Brandford High School participated. I like learning about the different habitats and how to help with the environmen-tal problems that effect them, Suwannee High School student Shannon Selph said. Her teammate James Henderson added that what surprised him most about Fridays event was learning how little the average person knew about environmental issues facing the United States today. Each area of study created a test to challenge the students. At the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions table, the facilitators set up a collection of animal skulls, animal droppings and habitats. The students guessed the animal such as a nutria, armadillo or woodpecker each item belonged to. At the soil station, Alfred Jones and Al Oliver of the USDA, as well as Stan Peacock of the Leon County Soil and Water Conservation District, helped stu-dents identify various different soils found in Florida. Soil is the basics of everything, Oliver said. We hope they walk away with an understanding of the soil. However, Peacock believed the most important part of the Envirothon was introducing the high schoolers to the various career options available in environ-mental science. At the forestry station, each team was responsible for naming marked trees on the Florida Gateway College campus, as well as tools used in forestry. Fifty-four percent of the state is active forest land, Ranger Brian Cobble said. It has a big environmental impact, so it seemed like a natural fit to be included. Rountree and Rowe, as well as representatives from the Suwannee County Conservation District, hope to eventually bring the national event to Florida, as the events location determines the current issue. If we dont have it here in the next five years, I believe the springs are going to be dead, Rountree said. Human activities are slowly depleting and polluting the Floridan Aquifer, a large freshwater resource located under North Florida. Overpumping threatens the water levels of Floridas drinking water. Rountree said recent studies conducted on the Ichetucknee Springs report levels of pharmaceutical drugs found in the water, which has been known to change the hab-its of schooling fish. Theres more freshwater springs here than anywhere else in the world, he said. Once they are gone, they may come back, but it wont be in your lifetime. Envirothon teaches conservation AMANDA WILLIAMSON/ Lake City ReporterFlorida Forest Service Ranger Andy Lamborn instructs Bra nford High School students at the 2013 Suwannee Regional Envirothon Competition. Students competed in five different categories, i ncluding forestry. There is a fine line between overload ing the forest and maintaining it, keeping it sustainable, said Union County Fore st Ranger Jay Tucker, who helped Lamborn during the ev ent. From staff reportsFlorida Gateway Colleges Brain Bowl Team placed 19th at the National Academic Quiz Tournaments Community College Championship Tournament, which took place March 1-2 in St. Louis. The team, consisting of Billy Greer, Clayton Kerr, Linden Barney, Stephanie Lansford, and Ashley Jones, had been selected to com-pete at the national tourna-ment as a result of the NAQT Sectional tournament at Chipola College in January. That performance had them ranked 19th nationally by the NAQT and earned them an invitation to the field of 24 teams to compete for the Community College National Championship. FGCs Brain Bowl team also competed at the nation-al tournament two years ago, when they placed 22nd in the nation. In addition to FGC, ten other Florida College System teams earned invi-tations to the National Championship. Were very proud of the Brain Bowl program at Florida Gateway College, and especially the students who represented Florida Gateway College at the national level, said FGC President Dr. Chuck Hall. To have such a young pro-gram score so high is a real tribute to the students and to the program and to their leader, James Givvines. Colleges are all about aca-demics and activities and representing oneself and growing. The Brain Bowl certainly does that and our students certainly exempli-fied that and achieved at a very high level. FGC takes19th at natlacademictourney Champions all JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterRosanne DiCicco pins Columbia High School student Lan don Green, 15, after he won first place in the mens shotput (4kg) event during the Columb ia County Special Olympics at Columbia High School on Saturday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterThis wide-angle view shows Richardson Middle School student Dorian Morris, 12, participating in the shot put event. SHOOTING: Help soughtContinued From Page 1Aasked to call LCPD inves-tigator David Greear at 752-4344 or any mem-ber of the Criminal Investigations Division. Information also can be provided anony-mously by calling the departments TIP line at 719-2068. Up to $1,000 reward is available through Crime Stoppers for information leading to the capture and suc-cessful prosecution of the shooter in the case. Call Crime Stoppers at 754-7099. MEDICAID: Panel says noContinued From Page 1Ashown that we can never turn away or scale back? Bean asked. The Senate committees rejection comes a week after a House panel also voted against Medicaid expansion, put-ting the GOP-controlled Legislature at odds with Gov. Rick Scott. Scott wants to expand Medicaid for three years or as long as the federal government pays 100 percent of the bill, calling it a compassionate and common sense choice. The feds are slated to pay 90 percent after the three years. In a prepared statement shortly after the Senate vote, Scott appeared will-ing to consider alterna-tives proposed by law-makers: I am confident that the Legislature will do the right thing and find a way to protect taxpayers and the unin-sured in our state while the new healthcare law provides 100 percent fed-eral funding. Negrons proposal could save about $127 million a year compared to expansion of tradi-tional Medicaid. He said Florida Healthy Kids is a respected program state-wide that lives within its budgets, has plenty of doctor participation and is required to spend a certain amount of money on patient care to pre-vent administrative costs from ballooning. Its not clear whether Negrons plan would win federal approval. States can charge co-pays and still get 100 percent reim-bursement from the feds, but premiums are more complicated. Lawmakers in both chambers have repeat-edly expressed concerns that Medicaid is a broken system. Many fear the federal government will back out of its promise to pay, leaving the state on the hook for billions. The straight party line vote, angered some Democrats who felt they werent given time to con-sider alternative plans, including Negrons, which was presented at the last minute after weeks of hearings. We shouldnt force the Floridians who dont have adequate access health care to bear the brunt of our procrasti-nation, said Sen. Chris Smith, D-Oakland Park. If Florida expands Medicaid, state econo-mists project it would receive about $51 billion over the next decade and have to spend much about $5.5 billion.
Columbia City Elementary SchoolBook fair Grand OpeningAs a bonus to Columbia Citys annual book fair we will be holding a Grand Opening for grandparents to attend on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Grandparents are largely responsible for buying many books and educational materials for their grandchildren. Grandparents as well as other family members are invited to visit the book fair with their chil-dren on Saturday to shop. The book fair will then be open from March 18 to March 22 during the school day for students to shop as well.Niblack Elementary SchoolCarson ScholarNiblack Elementary Fifth Grader, Bryanna Bowles, has been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship from the Carson Scholars Fund. Founded by world-renowned Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Benjamin S. Carson, M.D. and his wife, Candy, winners receive a $1,000 scholarship put in trust for their college education, along with a recognition package, and an invitation to attend an awards banquet. Bryanna was chosen out of thousands of applicants represen-tative of all 50 states, all of whom exhibited academic excellence and humanitarian qualities. Bryanna is a role model and leader at Niblack, said Niblacks principal, Marilyn Gassett. She exemplifies our school motto which is SOAR Self con-fident, Optimistic, A+ Attitude and Responsible.Fashion showThe Fashion Show Extravaganza will be at 6 p.m. Friday. The theme is The Best Is yet to Come.YearbooksThis is just a reminder that a limited number of Niblack Elementary yearbooks are still for sale. The yearbooks will be sold on a first come, first served basis for those who did not already pre-order their yearbooks.Young artistsNiblack Schools Young Artists of the Month for February are: Laila Daniels, grade K; Marcuetta Peterson, grade 1; Merdice Williams, grade 3; Ted Anderson, grade 5; Asia Wilds, grade 4, KyAra Thomas, grade 2. The Young Artist of the Month program is a business partner-ship activity between the Columbia County School System and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3, Lake City Advertiser and Pizza Boy Pizza. Five Points Elementary SchoolSpecial OlympicsCongratulations all the students who participated in the Special Olympics! The students who partici-pated in the 25 Yard Dash and Ball Toss were: Joe Davis, Rachel Dixon, Josiah Lee, Alannah McMillen, Isaiah McMillen, Montana Nelson-Fleming, Oni Sanders, and Delanie Thomas.Book fairWe would like to remind our parents that we are having a Book Fair in the media center open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. It will run through Tuesday, March 19. We will have a Parent Night on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be drawings for Book Fair gift certificates.Summers Elementary SchoolBrains teamSummers Elementary has chosen their team for Battle of the Brains. The team members are fifth-grad-ers Calvin Henson, Gyro Delos Trinos, Bryson Staats, and Mikah Gustavson. The selection process was very difficult, and we want to thank all of the students for trying out. Team sponsors are Mrs. Leila Harrington and Mrs. Kristina Murphy. We are extremely proud of our fifth grade, and we are confident they will rep-resent Summers to the best of their abilities. We are very excited and ready to show what we know. Go Summers!Westside Elementary SchoolYoung writersWestside Elementary Schools Young Writers of the Month for February are: Donald Baker, grade 4; Dana Reed, grade 3; Abigail Schuler, grade 2; Sabrina Davis, grade 1; Jenalyn Anderson, grade 4; Jenna Burns, grade 5. The Young Writers of the Month program is a business partner-ship activity between the Columbia County School District and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3 and Burger King of Lake City. ON CAMPUS CLASS NOTESQ To leave an anonymous message about a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call toll-free, (866) 295-7303.Q To leave an anonymous message about a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947.Q Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to: Jim Barr, Lake City Reporter 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 752-9400; or emailed to email@example.com by 5 p.m. Thursdays. BulletinBoard NEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS COURTESY PHOTOSuperior performanceCongratulations to the Fort White High School Chorus for sc oring straight Superiors in performance and Excelle nt in sightsinging, giving them an over-all score of Superior. Th e Chorus is now eligible for State MPA. The FWHS Chorus tr aveled to Jacksonville to the First Coast Senior High School where the District 4 MPA was held. The Chorus is under the dir ection of Mrs. Tina Johnson, Teacher of the Year at FWHS, and their a ccompanist is Mrs. Bobbie Morre who is also the readin g specialis at FWHS. Lake City Reporter 7A LAKE CITY REPORTER SCHOOLS TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-04247ASCHOOL 234 SW Main Blvd. 752-5866 Af_e9liej#@@@ 8^\ek DXip?%Jldd\iXcc =`eXeZ`XcJ\im`Z\jI\g% For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know CALENDAR Tuesday SUMMERS ELEMENTARY 3rd 5th grades FAIR Testing in Testing Lab 8:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. ADMINISTRATORS Meeting @ CCSD Administrative Complex, room 227 10:00 a.m. CAREER & ADULT EDUCATION Staff meeting@ CCSD Central Building, room 120 12:10 1:00 p.m. PE TEACHERS Meeting @ CCE 2:15 p.m. SCIENCE CIT Meeting @ CCSD Administrative Complex, room 207 3:30 4:30 p.m. RMS Wolf Baseball vs Hamilton 4:00 p.m. Home FWMS Indian Softball/ Baseball vs UCMS 5:00 p.m. Home FWHS Indian JV Baseball vs Bradford 5:00 p.m. Home; Indian V Softball vs Williston 6:00 p.m Home; Indian V Baseball vs Bradford 7:00 p.m Home COLUMBIA COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Meeting @ CCSD Administrative Complex Auditorium 7:00 p.m. LCMS Grade Level Department meeting 8:00 a.m.; Deadline for Solo & Ensemble registration; Pension Management Rep in Teacher's Lounge all day; Community Outreach Night @ Windsong Apartment 6:00 8:00 a.m.; Fusion Volleyball practice in gym 5:30 7:00 p.m. EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY PreK Breakfast in Pre-K KitchenWednesday EARLY RELEASE SECONDARY SCHOOL ONLY SUMMERS ELEMENTARY 4th & 5th grade teachers' Chris Lewis training in APR 7:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. PINEMOUNT ELEMENTARY 2nd grade students to VITAL @ VA Hospital 10:00 a.m. WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY Lisa Hunter & Monica Wicklund class play 9:00 a.m.; Potato Social during lunch for staff/faculty; Learning Community 2:40 p.m. LCMS Faculty meeting in Media Center 8:00 a.m. Thursday CAREER & ADULT EDUCATION Student meeting @ CCSD Central Building, room 130 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon LCMS Softball/Falcon Baseball vs Suwannee 4:00 p.m Away; Fusion Volleyball practice in gym 5:30 -7:00 p.m. RMS Wolf Softball/ Baseball vs Perry 4:00 p.m. Away FWMS Indian Softball/ Baseball vs Bradford 5:00 p.m. Home FWHS Indian V Baseball vs Interlachen 7:00 p.m. Home EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY Safety Patrol meeting for Washington Trip students in cafeteria 6:00 p.m. WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY -PTO meeting 6:00 p.m.; 5th grade writing trainingFriday MELROSE PARK ELEMENTARY 1st grade field trip to Camp Kulaqua Zoo SUMMERS ELEMENTARY 4th grade to St. Augustine 9:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m.; Kindergarten & 1st grade teachers' training in APR 7:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. FWHS SGA Officer Candidate Interviews FWMS Indian Softball/ Baseball vs LCMS 4:00 p.m. Away LCMS Teacher's Luncheon by PTO in room 709 11:10 a.m. 1:15 p.m.; Selected Chorus Members to Florida Vocal Association Music Performance Assessment; Falcon Softball/Baseball vs FWMS 4:00 p.m. Home EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY PreK Breakfast in PreK Kitchen 8:00 9:00 a.m. WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY Tropicana speeches 8:15 a.m.Saturday FWHS Indian Track & Field Bob Hayes; Indian V Baseball vs Crystal River 1:00 p.m. Away CCE Book Fair "Grand" Opening for grandpar-ents and families 10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon LCMS Falcon Drumline Car Wash @ 1st Federal Bank Lake City Mall Branch 8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Bryanna Bowles Unique projectFort White FFA members proudly display the Chevrolet porch swing they made for the Annual FFA Auction held on Feb. 22 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. The swing was the idea of Joey Lewis and the other members true to FFA form stepped up to help complete the project. These members would like to thank Browns Racing and Pams Upholstery for their help in this project. The auc-tion was a huge success with most of the items auctioned being made by Fort White FFA members. Thank you to all who came out supported our FFA chapter with this auction. COURTESY PHOTO
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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, March 12, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS BRIEFS Today Q Columbia High girls tennis at Buchholz High, 3 p.m. Q Columbia High baseball vs. Lincoln High, 5:30 p.m. Q Fort White High softball vs. Williston High, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High baseball vs. Bradford High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Wednesday Q Columbia High softball at Lee High, 4 p.m. Thursday Q Columbia High softball at Buchholz High, 6 p.m. Q Columbia High JV baseball vs. Baker County High, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High softball vs. Interlachen High, 7 p.m. Friday Q Columbia High track in Friday Knight Invitational at Creekside High, TBA Q Columbia High softball vs. Gainesville High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Q Fort White High baseball at Interlachen High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Saturday Q Fort White High baseball at Crystal River High, 1 p.m. Q Columbia High baseball vs. Hoover (Ala.) High at Chiles High, 1:30 p.m. Q Fort White High track at Bob Hayes Invitational, TBA GAMES GATORS Gator Club meeting Today The North Florida Gator Club is having a meet and greet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in room 153 of the Columbia County School Board Annex Building. All Gator supporters are welcome. The annual fundraising goal of the club is to raise money for scholarships for area students. For details, call Bob McManus at 752-3333. ADULT SOFTBALL Spring league sign-up ongoing Columbia County Adult Softball is accepting registration for its spring season through Friday. Mens, Womens, Church and Co-ed leagues will be offered. Fee is $250 with a deadline of March 22. The season begins April 1. There is a coaches meeting at 6 p.m. Friday in the meeting hall at Southside Sports Complex. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561 or Casandra Wheeler at 365-2168. MARTIAL ARTS Florida Gateway Challenge Open The inaugural Florida Gateway Challenge Open Martial Arts Tournament is 9 a.m. Saturday at Florida Gateway College. The event is sanctioned by the North American Sports Karate Association. Tickets are $5 (children ages 3 and under are free). For details, call Laura Lindboe at 623-0551.Q From staff reports ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Oct. 11 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace (17) hauls in a catch as Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty defends during a game in Nashville, Tenn. Today, with all 32 teams under the $123 million salary cap, the checkbooks open up. Flooded free agent market opens today By BARRY WILNERAssociated PressMost of the big names hitting free agency arent big stars anymore. Sure, Ed Reed is coming off helping a Super Bowl season with Baltimore, Wes Welker catches 100 passes every year, and Dashon Goldson is an All-Pro. But this crop is more about aging defensive players such as Charles Woodson, Brian Urlacher and Ronde Barber. And then are some solid but hardly unforget-table receivers and running backs: Greg Jennings, Mike Wallace, Reggie Bush and Michael Turner. When full free agency begins Tuesday at 4 p.m. EDT, with all 32 teams under the $123 million sal-ary cap, the bidding wars might be furious for a while. Or perhaps not, consider-ing the dangers of signing players beyond their peak years to rich deals that can financially hamstring teams Teams can begin signing players after 4 p.m. NFL continued on 2B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White Highs Shea Chesney quickly scampers to first base after bunting a pitch during a Feb. 22 game against Santa Fe. ASSOCIATED PRESSTiger Woods holds the Gene Sarazen Cup for winning the Cadillac Championship golf tournament on Sunday in Doral. Woods wins another World ChampionshipBy DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressDORAL That red shirt is starting to look ruthless on Sunday again. One year after Tiger Woods hobbled off the Blue Monster, he picked up the pace in his march to the Masters. Woods delivered two quick birdies to take the drama out of Doral, and two late bogeys only made his victory in the Cadillac Championship seem closer than it really was. Woods had full control of his game and never let anyone get closer than three shots until he had locked up his 17th World Golf Championship title. With a conservative bogey that didnt matter on the final hole, he closed with a 1-under 71. For the first time in five years, Woods has two wins before the Masters. And both of them were Tiger back in full force at Doral with victory. WOODS continued on 3B Great Heights Keystone blanks Fort White, 12-0, in district play By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Fort White Highs softball team is young this season and the Lady Indians contin-ued to take their bumps on Monday. Another set of Lady Indians in the form of Keystone Heights High travelled into Fort White for a district game and came away with a 12-0 win. Most of the damage was done by Kelsey Waters. Waters not only pitched a one hitter in which she struck out six Fort White batters and didnt issue a walk in seven innings, but she was also masterful at the plate. Waters finished the day 5for-5 at the plate and had three doubles and two singles. Shes a great ball player, Fort White head coach Cassie Sparks said. Shes a veteran and Keystone Heights has a strong pro-gram around her. We were able to hit her at times, but they made plays. Thats what we expect to see in district play. Unfortunately right now we are a young team both mentally and physically. Waters started the scoring off with an RBI-double in the first inning to score Ashley Maynard and Kayla Walker doubled in Waters for a 2-0 lead. Keystone Heights added three more runs in the second inning with Waters scoring Maynard for the fifth run of the game. Waters had an RBI and a run in the fourth inning as Keystone took a 7-0 lead and doubled in Walker in the fifth to give Keystone Heights a 9-0 lead. She scored her final run in the seventh inning off an error.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today BASEBALL 6 a.m. MLB World Baseball Classic, second round, Cuba-Netherlands winner vs. Japan, at Tokyo 1 p.m. ESPN2 World Baseball Classic, second round, Italy vs. Dominican Republic-Puerto Rico winner, at Miami MLB World Baseball Classic, second round, Italy vs. Dominican Republic-Puerto Rico winner, at Miami 8 p.m. MLB World Baseball Classic, second round, Dominican Republic-Puerto Rico loser vs. United States, at Miami MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Northeast Conference, championship, Mount St. Marys at LIU Brooklyn 9 p.m. ESPN Wright State at ValparaisoESPN2 Teams TBA NHL 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Boston at Pittsburgh SOCCER 3:30 p.m. FSN UEFA Champions League, Schalke vs. Galatasaray, at Gelsenkirchen, Germany 8 p.m. FSN UEFA Champions League, AC Milan at Barcelona (same-day tape) WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Big East Conference, championship, teams TBD, at Hartford, Conn.FOOTBALLNFL calendar Today 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 schedule Todays Games Washington at Cleveland, 7 p.m.Boston at Charlotte, 7 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 7 p.m.New Orleans at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.Atlanta at Miami, 7:30 p.m.San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Dallas at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m. AP Top 25 teamsRecord Pts Prv 1. Gonzaga (54) 30-2 1,611 1 2. Duke (11) 27-4 1,559 3 3. Indiana 26-5 1,491 2 4. Louisville 26-5 1,421 8 5. Georgetown 24-5 1,344 5 6. Michigan 25-6 1,230 7 7. Kansas 26-5 1,224 4 8. Michigan St. 24-7 1,184 10 9. Miami 24-6 1,082 610. Ohio St. 23-7 1,073 1411. Kansas St. 25-6 932 912. Marquette 23-7 921 1513. Florida 24-6 838 1114. Oklahoma St. 23-7 805 1315. New Mexico 26-5 771 1216. Saint Louis 24-6 557 1617. Pittsburgh 24-7 551 2018. Arizona 24-6 523 1819. Syracuse 23-8 362 1720. Memphis 27-4 316 2521. UCLA 23-8 245 2322. Wisconsin 21-10 191 2223. Creighton 27-7 190 24. Notre Dame 23-8 171 2425. VCU 24-7 157 21 Others receiving votes: Saint Marys (Cal) 117, Butler 105, North Carolina 49, Colorado St. 48, Temple 20, Belmont 13, UNLV 7, Wichita St. 6, Kentucky 5, Oregon 4, Valparaiso 1, Villanova 1.USA Today Top 25Record Pts Pvs 1. Gonzaga (29) 30-2 772 1 2. Duke (2) 27-4 736 4 3. Indiana 26-5 699 2 4. Louisville 26-5 689 6 5. Georgetown 24-5 611 5 6. Kansas 26-5 601 3 7. Michigan State 24-7 557 12 8. Michigan 25-6 542 8 9. Ohio State 23-7 533 13 10. Miami 24-6 502 711. Florida 24-6 472 912. Kansas State 25-6 410 1013. Marquette 23-7 400 1714. New Mexico 26-5 345 1115. Oklahoma State 23-7 331 1416. Saint Louis 24-6 287 1517. Memphis 27-4 269 2018. Arizona 24-6 252 1819. Pittsburgh 24-7 238 2220. Syracuse 23-8 171 1621. Saint Marys 27-5 136 2322. VCU 24-7 112 1923. Wisconsin 21-10 106 2124. Creighton 27-7 94 25. UCLA 23-8 72 Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 46, North Carolina 30, Butler 24, Colorado State 13, Belmont 9, Middle Tennessee 5, Missouri 4, San Diego State 2, California 1, Kentucky 1, Stephen F. Austin 1, UNLV 1, Wichita State 1.Top 25 Schedule Wednesdays Games No. 19 Syracuse vs. Seton Hall or South Florida at Madison Square Garden, 2:30 p.m. No. 24 Notre Dame vs. Rutgers or DePaul at Madison Square Garden, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays Games No. 4 Louisville vs. Villanova or St. Johns at Madison Square Garden, 7 p.m. No. 5 Georgetown vs. Providence or Cincinnati at Madison Square Garden, Noon No. 6 Michigan vs. Penn State at the United Center, 2:30 p.m. No. 7 Kansas vs. West Virginia or Texas Tech at the Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo., 3 p.m. No. 11 Kansas State vs. Texas or TCU at the Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo., 7 p.m. No. 12 Marquette vs. No. 24 Notre Dame, Rutgers or DePaul at Madison Square Garden, 9:30 p.m. No. 14 Oklahoma State vs. Baylor at the Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo., 9:30 p.m. No. 15 New Mexico vs. Wyoming or Nevada at the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, 9:30 p.m. No. 17 Pittsburgh vs. No. 19 Syracuse, Seton Hall or South Florida at Madison Square Garden, 2:30 p.m. No. 18 Arizona vs. Colorado or Oregon State at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, 5:36 p.m. No. 20 Memphis vs. Tulane or Marshall at the BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla., 7 p.m. No. 21 UCLA vs. Stanford or Arizona State at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, 3:06 p.m. Fridays Games No. 2 Duke vs. Maryland or Wake Forest at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 7 p.m. No. 3 Indiana vs. Illinois or Minnesota at the United Center, Noon No. 8 Michigan State vs. Iowa or Northwestern at the United Center, 9 p.m. No. 9 Miami vs. Boston College or Georgia Tech at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, Noon No. 10 Ohio State vs. Purdue or Nebraska at the United Center, 6:30 p.m. No. 13 Florida vs. Georgia or LSU at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn., 1 p.m. No. 16 Saint Louis vs. Richmond or Charlotte at the Barclays Center, Noon No. 22 Wisconsin vs. No. 6 Michigan or Penn State at the United Center, 2:30 p.m. No. 25 VCU vs. Xavier or Saint Josephs at the Barclays Center, 6:30 p.m.BASEBALLSpring Training Todays Games St. Louis vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. Houston vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m.Toronto vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:35 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. San Diego vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.Collegiate Baseball PollRecord Pts Pvs 1. North Carolina 14-0 497 1 2. Oregon St. 15-0 494 3 3. Louisiana St. 15-1 492 4 4. Vanderbilt 15-2 491 2 5. South Carolina 13-2 489 6 6. Mississippi 16-1 486 11 7. Florida St. 15-0 482 15 8. Mississippi St. 17-2 480 5 9. Kentucky 13-2 479 710. UCLA 11-3 476 1311. Georgia Tech 14-2 474 1612. Virginia 14-1 473 1713. Cal St. Fullerton 13-3 467 12 14. Louisville 12-2 465 1915. Arizona St. 10-2-1 462 2016. Oregon 11-5 458 14 17. N.C. State 12-4 456 818. Stanford 10-5 453 9 19. Oklahoma 12-4 451 1020. Cal Poly 13-2 448 2221. Notre Dame 10-3 445 2522. Arkansas 11-5 443 2923. Florida Gulf Coast 13-3 442 23 24. Arizona 13-5 440 1825. Nevada-Las Vegas 9-3 439 World Baseball Classic FIRST ROUND Late Saturday Canada 10, Mexico 3Puerto Rico 6, Venezuela 3United States 6, Italy 2 Sundays Games Spain vs. VenezuelaUnited States vs. CanadaDominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico SECOND ROUND Sundays Game Japan 16, Netherlands 4AUTO RACINGKobalt Tools 400 1. (18) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 267 laps, 120.9 rating, 47 points, $403,466. 2. (4) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 267, 138.9, 44, $279,340. 3. (1) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 267, 118.3, 42, $248,956. 4. (13) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267, 118.5, 41, $208,698. 5. (16) Carl Edwards, Ford, 267, 103.9, 39, $180,590. 6. (3) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267, 123.7, 39, $173,526. 7. (12) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 103.9, 37, $137,690. 8. (11) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 267, 103.8, 36, $153,215. 9. (8) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 267, 100, 35, $160,576. 10. (17) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 267, 90.4, 34, $146,206. 11. (9) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 267, 79.9, 33, $155,930. 12. (21) Joey Logano, Ford, 267, 82.6, 32, $139,588. 13. (23) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267, 86.8, 32, $136,925. 14. (15) Mark Martin, Toyota, 267, 90.7, 30, $117,430. 15. (6) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267, 92, 30, $125,780. 16. (22) Aric Almirola, Ford, 267, 80, 28, $144,166. 17. (5) Greg Biffle, Ford, 267, 76.6, 27, $120,230. 18. (7) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 267, 83.5, 27, $151,066. 19. (25) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 267, 69.8, 25, $131,244. 20. (24) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 266, 68.2, 24, $129,275. 21. (27) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 266, 66.9, 0, $129,188. 22. (19) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 266, 61.2, 22, $127,944. 23. (36) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 266, 63.4, 0, $99,630. 24. (33) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 266, 55.1, 20, $114,663. 25. (10) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 266, 70.7, 19, $141,141. 26. (20) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 266, 62.4, 18, $104,955. 27. (2) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 265, 52.9, 17, $134,838. 28. (31) David Gilliland, Ford, 265, 54.7, 16, $108,463. 29. (30) Casey Mears, Ford, 265, 52.6, 15, $113,638. 30. (26) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 263, 49.2, 14, $111,752. 31. (29) David Ragan, Ford, 263, 44.1, 13, $102,005. 32. (38) David Stremme, Toyota, 261, 43.3, 12, $90,305. 33. (37) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 261, 40.5, 11, $90,105. 34. (32) David Reutimann, Toyota, 261, 35.1, 10, $89,905. 35. (43) Josh Wise, Ford, 260, 34.5, 0, $89,680. 36. (35) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 259, 36.9, 8, $89,480. 37. (34) Ken Schrader, Ford, 258, 29.4, 7, $89,252. 38. (14) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, engine, 234, 59.8, 6, $118,143. 39. (28) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, engine, 217, 37.2, 5, $87,985. 40. (42) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 216, 26.4, 0, $75,985. 41. (40) Scott Speed, Ford, transmission, 143, 36.9, 3, $71,985. 42. (41) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, vibration, 66, 27, 2, $67,985. 43. (39) Michael McDowell, Ford, vibration, 21, 27.8, 1, $64,485.HOCKEYNHL schedule Todays Game N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m.Carolina at Washington, 7 p.m.Vancouver at Columbus, 7 p.m.Boston at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Florida, 7:30 p.m.Toronto at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m.Anaheim at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Nashville at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.Edmonton at Colorado, 9 p.m.Los Angeles at Phoenix, 10 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-04202BAGATE TUESDAY EVENING MARCH 12, 2013 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Celebrity Wife Swap (N) The Taste (Season Finale) (N) Body of Proof Mob Mentality (N) News at 11Jimmy Kimmel Live 4-IND 4 4 4Chann 4 NewsChann 4 NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Love-RaymondRules/EngagementBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 OClock News (N) Chann 4 News(:35) omg! 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We did this study to try to determine what the hit rate was, says Bill Polian, who built the Bills, Panthers and Colts into Super Bowl teams and now is analyst for ESPN and SiriusXM. It ends up in our study being about what it was for the draft, right around 50 percent, slightly above that. You then get into the qualitative judgment or subjective judgment of at what cost? So player A, who cost you $12 million a year, is he a success if he starts or is he a success if he helps you get to the playoffs? The number of free agents who helped their teams get to the playoffs last season is impressive. From the Super Bowl ros-ters alone are Baltimore safety Reed, linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and LB-DE Paul Kruger; 49ers safety Goldson, DT Isaac Sopoaga, TE Delanie Walker and WR Randy Moss. And you can throw in Welker, Turner, Sam Baker, Dan Koppen, Andre Smith and Fred Davis. Both backfields are loaded with candidates without contracts. Joining Reed, Goldson, Woodson and Barber among defensive backs available are Aqib Talib, Brent Grimes, Kenny Phillips, LaRon Landry and brother Dawan Landry, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Keenan Lewis, and Quentin Jammer. Tailbacks and fullbacks include Bush, Turner, Steven Jackson, Ahmad Bradshaw, Jerome Felton, Shonn Greene and Rashard Mendenhall. Polian warns about one position being a risk in the draft: wide receiver. But he says in free agency, thats not necessarily the case. So spending big bucks on Welker, Wallace, Jennings, or taking a gamble on Moss, Deion Branch or Julian Edelman might pay off. Of high interest is how longtime stars with their current teams fare on the marketplace. Urlacher is 34, Reed is 35, Woodson is 36 and Barber is 37. Do owners and general managers take a chance that each of those peren-nial Pro Bowlers have enough left to bring more than experience and lead-ership to their teams? There are clubs, we were one of them, that said if a guys 27 years of age or above, were probably not going to go for a long-term deal at big money, Polian says. But if you feel youre one quality receiver away and the physical exam turns out to be OK, you might do it. Again, that is what makes free agency interesting. What also made the grab bag of extra interest was a three-day window allowing teams to talk to represen-tatives of unrestricted free agents. The idea was to eliminate tampering. I think its fair to say that everybody will be interest-ed to see how it works out, what the results of it are, Polian said. I wouldnt say everybody was enthusias-tic about it. We all had some reservation. But, on balance, I think its fair to say that we felt that it was something that would at least bring some organization to what had been a very chaotic pro-cess. Agents can talk to clubs, they can go back to the old club with what one would assume would be a bona fide offer or some parameters. They can gauge who is inter-ested and who is not inter-ested. Beginning today, NFL fans interest surely will be raised, even if no footballs are being thrown, kicked of fumbled. Brown wins Puerto Rico OpenAssociated PressRIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico Scott Brown went from a one-shot deficit to a one-shot victory Sunday in the Puerto Rico Open when he made a 4-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to beat Fabian Gomez and capture his first PGA Tour title. Brown closed with a 2-under 70 to finish at 20-under par 268 for the tournament. Lake City native Blayne Barber finished eight shots back for the tournament at 12-under par.
Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 3B3Bsports WOODS: Dominates at Doral Continued From Page 1Bdominant. Thats how I know I can play, Woods said. Thats the thing. To be able to bring it out a couple times so far this year and then be able to close and get the Ws on top of that thats nice. Any time I can win prior to Augusta, it always feels good. And to think it was one year ago Sunday that Woods withdrew after 11 holes in the final round at Doral because of tightness in his left Achilles tendon, the same injury that had cost him to sit out most of the previous summer. It created uncertainty about his health and whether he could ever get his game back. False alarm.Woods now has five wins in the last year, the most of anyone in the world, and he can return to No. 1 with a win at Bay Hill in two weeks. He won by two shots over Steve Stricker, who might want to claim a share of this trophy. Woods ran into Stricker on the putting green Wednesday afternoon, and in a 45-minute session, Stricker helped him with his posture over putts. Woods left feeling as good as he did at Torrey Pines, where he won by four shots. And it showed. Woods made 27 birdies this week, one short of his personal best on the PGA Tour, and he took the fewest putts (100) over 72 holes in any tour event. Thank you to Steve for the putting lesson, Woods said at the trophy presenta-tion. It was one of those weeks where I felt pretty good about how I was play-ing, made a few putts and got it rolling. Stricker, playing a parttime schedule, picked up his second runner-up fin-ish in just three starts. He closed with a 68, and had no regrets about offering Woods some help. At times you kick yourself, Stricker said with a laugh. Hes a good friend. We talk a lot about putting. Its good to see him playing well. Asked if he would have won without that chance meeting with Stricker, Woods hedged a little. I would like to say I probably would have, but ... he said with a smile. Ive been putting at home and it just still hadnt felt right. I still was a little bit off. ... He basically got me in the same position that I was at Torrey. So once he put me in there where I felt comfortable, I said, Well, this is not too foreign. This is what I was a month or so ago. And I started rolling it and it felt really, really good. The Masters is a month away, and Woods is sure to be the favorite. Majors and World Golf Championships are the best because you know you are playing against the best players, Woods said. Thats what makes wins like this special. Thats why I love to compete. Kenseth wins in VegasBy GREG BEACHAMAssociated PressLAS VEGAS Matt Kenseth won on his 41st birthday for his new Joe Gibbs Racing team, barely holding off Kasey Kahne for his third victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Kenseth earned his 25th career victory in just his third start in the JGR Toyota after leaving Roush Fenway Racing in the off-season. He took the lead away from Kahne out of a late restart and fended off Kahnes Chevrolet over the final laps, adding another trophy to his Las Vegas vic-tories in 2003 and 2004. I was real nervous all day, Kenseth said. (Kahne) had the best car. I told (crew chief) Jason (Ratcliff) with about 12 to go that I was sorry we were going to lose. We were just too tight. ... We didnt have the fastest car there, but we had it where we needed it to be. Pole sitter Brad Keselowski finished third, with hometown driver Kyle Busch in fourth and Carl Edwards fifth. Jimmie Johnson, the overall points leader, was sixth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. seventh. Defending Vegas champion Tony Stewart finished 11th, while Denny Hamlin was 15th. Kenseth is just the third NASCAR driver to win on his birthday, joining Cale Yarborough who did it twice and Busch. His win was the 50th for Toyota in Sprint Cup Series competition. Kenseth has won at least one race in 11 of his 14 full seasons in the Sprint Cup series, but the first 13 were all in Fords with Roush Fenway, the team that gave him his break in NASCAR and fostered his develop-ment into a likely Hall of Famer. Kenseths decision to leave for a seat on Gibbs team was an open secret for much of last season, although the veteran star never really explained his move. The 400-mile race was the first real test for NASCARs new Gen-6 car on the inter-mediate tracks theyre built to race. Although Hamlin commanded the weeks headlines when his pessi-mism about the car drew a stiff $25,000 fine from NASCAR, most drivers were curious how the Gen-6 would work in its ideal 1.5-mile environment. Any drivers who still think its too tough to pass in the new car must not have been watching Busch, who made two lengthy charges up to early leads, doing it both before and after a pit-row speeding penalty dropped him back to 18th. Busch charged through the field with impressive ease and took the lead out of a restart with a daredevil move on the apron with 102 laps to go. He went three wide and got underneath Kahne while kicking up dust well below the white line. Kahne set the qualifying speed record on the Vegas track last year, but rain wiped out qualifying this week. He reclaimed the lead and held it until Kenseth nosed ahead out of another restart with 36 laps left when Kahne had trouble getting out of pit row, nearly hitting Stewart. I had an unbelievable car throughout the whole race, Kahne said. We just came out, I think, sixth (out of the pit). Tough to say we would have got by him anyway. I had a great day. I drove so hard every single lap today, and thats just the new Gen-6 car. It was a lot of fun. I love it. The Gen-6 is still a work in progress, however. Several drivers reported various problems with their cars early on, with Clint Bowyer and Stewart both dropping far back in the opening laps. After three days of chilly weather in the desert, warmer tem-peratures Sunday changed the tracks feel, and teams struggled to adjust to the slickness. Danica Patrick, the pole winner two weeks ago at Daytona, struggled with her car from the start, going two laps down by the 60th lap and later getting penal-ized for a tire violation. She finished 33rd. ASSOCIATED PRESSDriver Matt Kenseth holds up the trophy as the celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Seri es auto race on Sunday in Las Vegas. Chipper in pinstripes? Yanks Cashman triedBy BEN WALKERAssociated PressVIERA Chipper Jones putting on pinstripes? The banged-up New York Yankees would love to have him. General man-ager Brian Cashman even said so Monday, express-ing interest in the retired Atlanta Braves star. Hed be perfect, Cashman said at Yankees camp in Tampa. Id take Larry in a heartbeat. I think everybody would. The eight-time All-Star third baseman better known by his nickname than actual first name quickly ended such talk. Enough with the rumors! Jones tweeted. While I am flattered about the speculation of being enticed out of retirement, Im happy with life as a bad golfer! Pretty much what everyone figured. I can imagine a lot of things in baseball, Braves coach and former third baseman Terry Pendleton said, but Chipper playing for the Yankees isnt one of them. I think youd have a lot of people in Atlanta pretty mad if that happened. Hes a man of his word and he says hes done, he said. But it might help the Yankees with their attendance. I think a lot of Mets fans would come over to Yankee Stadium to boo him. Still, it was a fun thought Jones and Derek Jeter together on the left side of the infield. At least for a minute. He has the utmost respect for the Yankees organization, but his legacy is and will always be with the Braves, Jones agent, B.B. Abbott, told The Associated Press in a text message. Jones bowed out last fall after playing all 19 seasons in Atlanta, hitting .303 with 468 home runs. A month shy of turning 41, Jones recently spent a few days at spring training with his old team. In a jam because of injuries, Cashman just threw out the idea. I needed to check it off my list. I had to exorcise that demon, he said. I got my answer quick like 30 minutes, he said. The Yankees are on the prowl, however. They are missing third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Vikings trade WR Harvin to SeahawksBy DAVE CAMPBELL AND JON KRAWCZYNSKIAssociated PressMINNEAPOLIS Percy Harvin is on his way to Seattle to join the Seahawks. The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver to Seattle for a package of draft picks that includes the Seahawks first-round selection next month, No. 25 overall. A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed the details to The Associated Press on Monday on condi-tion of anonymity because the trade wont be official until Harvin passes a phys-ical. Foxsports.com first reported the trade and also said the Seahawks included a seventh-round pick this year and a mid-round selection in 2014 in exchange for Harvin, who was producing at an All-Pro level until badly spraining his left ankle last Nov. 4 in a game at Seattle. He was placed on injured reserve a month later, abruptly end-ing a season that began so strongly. The 24-year-old led the NFL in total yards, including rushing, receiv-ing and returning, at the time of his injury. Teams arent allowed to comment on trades or free-agent deals until the new league year begins Tuesday afternoon. Harvins arrival in Seattle will give second-year quar-terback Russell Wilson a dynamic playmaker and hard-nosed runner who has gained the bulk of his yard-age after first contact. His departure from Minnesota leaves an even bigger void in a group of receivers that was already one of the thin-nest in the NFL. The Vikings, though, were in a bind, despite general manager Rick Spielmans repeated decla-ration that the organization had no intent to trade Harvin. He first caused a stir last June 19 when he expressed unspecified dissatisfaction with some things about the team. He clarified his feelings a bit after the sea-son started by acknowl-edging a lack of under-standing about his role in offensive coordinator Bill Musgraves scheme. The Vikings lined him up all over the field, includ-ing as a running back, but in an attempt to preserve his health often limited his snaps and turns as a kickoff returners, particularly over his first three years. Harvin was by far quarterback Christian Ponders favorite target, but the struggles of the passing attack that increased around midsea-son did not help Harvins mood. He was seen shouting at coach Leslie Frazier on the sideline after one failed pos-session inside the 20-yard line in the last game he played for the Vikings. The bubble screen pass they used so effectively early in the year to get Harvin the ball was bottled up more and more, especial-ly against the Seahawks. Ponder passed for only 63 yards in that game, a 34-24 loss. Harvin will enter the fifth and final season of his rookie deal with a $2.9 million salary thats well under market value. The Vikings have a history of giving their core players new contracts before they enter the final years of their current deals, and that obviously didnt happen with Harvin. As a slot receiver, as exceptional and varied as his skills are, Harvin didnt give them the tall, fast, game-breaking target on the outside that theyve been lacking since they got rid of Randy Moss.ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this Sept. 9, 2012, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin runs with the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Minneapolis. The Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver to Seattle for a package of draft picks that includes the Seahawks
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I read the letter you ran on Dec. 21 from Dateless in Dayton. We have a few thoughts on the matter wed like to share with him and anyone else who is having bad luck getting responses on dat-ing websites. We are middle-aged and have been together for two years. Even though we deactivated our member-ships in the dating sites we were part of, we still get emails daily that So-and-So sent you a message. It appears these sites still show our profiles as active, allowing people to try to contact us. So its entirely possible that the women Dateless has contacted were inactive or expired members who were never able to see his messages. We would like to reassure Dateless that the problem may not be him. We would also like to encourage him not to give up on finding a mate. He needs to get out there and do the things he loves because he may end up meeting someone that way. If he covers all his bases and is himself, hell do OK. -HOPING TO BE HELPFUL, HUNTSVILLE, ALA. DEAR HELPFUL: Many readers wrote to point out that the problem Dateless is experiencing could be more about the idiosyncratic subscription rules on some dating web-sites than about the writer or the women he is con-tacting. Other experienced users shared their stories: DEAR ABBY: I can tell Dateless why hes not getting thanks, but no thanks notes from the women he contacts on the online dating service: Those women are most likely overwhelmed with responses. Before I met my husband 10 years ago, I signed up on a dating site, then left the house to run some errands. When I came back a couple of hours later, I had 75 responses! I tried to answer all of them, but I kept getting more and more, so I finally gave up. I can only imag-ine how many responses women get today with online dating even more popular than it was then. -SETTLED DOWN IN ILLINOIS DEAR ABBY: How long does one have to wait before determining the person isnt interested or just hasnt had the chance to respond? Many sites offer a simple button push that sends a message say-ing you are not interested. It appears people are sim-ply taking the easy way out without any concern for others. And unfortunately, this doesnt happen only in online dating. -DAVID IN ST. LOUIS DEAR ABBY: Sadly for Dateless, many of us women who are also attempting online dating have learned the hard way that any response can quickly encourage a stalker who emails us or sends instant messages relentlessly. I consider myself to be a courteous person with Midwestern values, and I tried (initially) to politely respond to every-one one way or the other. It became exhausting because many of the men I sent a polite no, thank you to began demand-ing explanations, taking my reply as a maybe or insulting me for being stuck-up (and the com-munication quickly grew uglier from there). So please tell Dateless that its nothing personal -were just trying to avoid drama. -PAM IN PHOENIX DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Youll see through an intentional trap. Calling attention to the way you feel and what you want to see happen will give you an edge. Explore the pos-sibility by interacting more with an institution, govern-ment agency or an author-ity figure. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Be careful while trav-eling or dealing with some-one in a position of author-ity. Sharing information and experience will lead to greater equality. Take on personal responsibility that will ensure you have a say regarding your residence. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont share your thoughts or plans if you feel threatened. Its impor-tant to be prepared before you take the plunge. A charming talker must be dealt with carefully. Put greater emphasis on tak-ing action instead of just talking about it. ++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Avoid sounding eager or self-assured. You may have an opportunity to advance, but if you stretch the truth about what you have to offer, you will end up falling short. Keep what you present simple and honest. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make changes that will speed up your task. Its how you apply your experi-ence and knowledge that will make you competitive. A change of location or fixing up your residence to suit your current needs will pay off. +++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Discuss whatever is bothering you, even if it will cause a ruckus. Relieving stress will be more important and can make a difference between being taken advantage of and walking away. Do whats best for you and youll find your way. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Change is inevitable. Embrace a challenge and voice your opinion. Its bet-ter to feel good about your future than to be caught in a no-win situation that will continue to fester. New beginnings will start with old goals. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Aggressive action will bring progressive results. Networking functions will allow you to build your business connections and offer your skills. Love is in the stars and a journey down a path with someone unique will bring you great joy. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Bide your time. Work on your presenta-tion. Make the changes at home that will help you accomplish your goals. Focus inward and care-fully plan the path you want to pursue. Dont be sidetracked by a jealous acquaintance. Embrace new beginnings. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Grab the ball and run. Use your skill and build the base you need to maintain your position. Dont let what someone else does lead to an impul-sive move that will make someone you need on your side question your ability. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Do your own thing and let your innova-tive imagination take you on a new journey. Greater possibilities are heading your way, but first you must get rid of the dead-weight and excessive hab-its that have held you back in the past. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Stick to facts. Make a suggestion and follow through. Put partnerships, contracts and money mat-ters at the top of your list. Once you have a deal, you will be able to manipulate the outcome. Equality will lead to longevity. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Readers offer advice for those discouraged by online dating Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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Your written response, includ-ing the case number given above and the names of the parties, must be filed if you want the court to hear your side of the case. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, mon-ey, and property may thereafter be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal re-quirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service or a legal aid office (listed in the phone book).This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065.If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in or-der to participate in a court proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assis-tance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding should contact the ADACo-ordinator, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon re-ceiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 19 day of February, 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTAs Clerk of the Court by:By: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05537495March 5, 12, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.CIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 122012CA000440XXXXXXBANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.WAYNE C. WILLIAMS A/K/AWAYNE C. WILLIAMS, SR.; et al.Defendants.RE-NOTICE OF SALEPURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated 01/02/2013, and an Order Resetting Sale date February 25, 2013 and en-tered in Case No. 122012CA000440XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMER-ICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and WAYNE C. WILLIAMS A/K/AWAYNE C. WILLIAMS, SR.; CLINTON CODYWILLIAMS; WILSON SPRINGS PROPERTYOWNERS ASSOCIA-TION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTNO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANTNO. 2; and ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANTTO THIS ACTION, OR HAV-ING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANYRIGHT, TITLE OR INTER-ESTIN THE PROPERTYHEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the third floor of the Colum-bia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Flori-da 32055 Columbia County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of April, 2013, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Order or Fi-nal Judgment, to-wit:LOT10, WILSON SPRINGS PHASE 2COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-WESTCORNER OF THE SOUTH-WEST1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWN-SHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN SOUTH 0015'08" EASTALONG THE WESTLINE OF SAID SECTION 6 ADIS-TANCE OF 679.23 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 4214'15" EASTADIS-TANCE OF 191.25 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 4613'27" WESTADIS-TANCE OF 176.44 FEETTO APOINTON THE EASTLINE OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 4613'27" WESTADISTANCE OF 48.56 FEET; THENCE NORTH 36"37'19" WESTADISTANCE OF 565.06 FEET; THENCE NORTH 6538'07" EASTADISTANCE OF 51.49 FEET; THENCE NORTH 4536'37" EASTADISTANCE OF 120.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 4214'15" EASTADISTANCE OF 353.79 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.TOGETHER WITH A2009 DESTI-NYDOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON, VIN NUMBERS DISH03993GAAAND DISH03993GAB, TITLE NUMBERS 101555230 AND 101555251.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, per-sons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Columbia County Courthouse. Telephone 904-758-1041 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service.DATED at Lake City, Florida, on February 25, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONAs Clerk, Circuit CourtBy: /s/ P.A. PerryAs Deputy Clerk05537588March 5, 12, 2013 NOTICE OFSUSPENSIONTO: Rickie J. James Jr.Case No: 201205250ANotice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licen-sure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law.05537587March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.122012CA000558CAXMXJPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATIONPlaintiff,vs.DAVID WESLEYLEDFORD, et al Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: JOHN TENANTAND JANE TENANTRESIDENT: UnknownLASTKNOWN ADDRESS:540 SWQUAILHEIGHTS TER., LAKE CITY, FL32025-1447YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort-gage on the following described property located in COLUMBIACounty, Florida:Atract of land lying on the West side of Quail Heights Boulevard and des-ignated on an unrecorded Plat as Lot 7, and more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest Corner of the SW1/4 of Section 1, Township 4 South, Range 16 East Columbia County, Florida, and run S 2 degrees 58 minutes 37 seconds E, along the West line of said Section 1 a distance of 1353.03 feet to the NWCorner of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4, Section 1; thence N 87 degrees 19 minutes 30 seconds E, along the North line of said SW1/4, a distance of 771.80 feet; thence S 6 degrees 40 minutes 32 seconds W, 256.19 feet; thence s 12 degrees 21 minutes 50 seconds w, 101.70 feet; thence S 14 degrees 14 minutes 41 seconds West, 487.62 feet to the Point of Begin-ning; thence S 75 degrees 45 minutes 19 seconds E, 160.00 feet to the West line, Quail Heights Boulevard, 125.00 feet; thence N 75 degrees 45 minutes 19 seconds W., 160.00 feet; thence N., 14 degrees 14 minutes 41 seconds E., 125.00 feet tot he Point of Beginning.N.B. Subject to Mortgage dated July 22, 1982 by Boyd Roberts to Cred-ithrift, Inc., recorded July 23, 1982 at 11:20 A.M., in Official Records Book 493, Pages 563.565, in the principal amount of $55,000.00, which the Grantee in accepting this Deed does hereby agree to assume and pay according to the terms there-of.has been filed against you, and you are required to served a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lau-derdale, FL33309, and file the origi-nal with the Clerk of the Court, with-in 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before 3/19/13 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Com-plaint.This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the The Lake City Record.DATED: 2/19/13Clerk of the Circuit CourtBy /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk of the CourtSEALAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hear-ing impaired should c all (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice im-paired should call (800) 955-8770.05537480March 5, 12, 2013 PUBLIC AUCTION 2004 PORSVIN# WP1AB29P04LA75214CREAMERS WRECKER SERVICE 290 NE SUNNYBROOK ST.LAKE CITY, FL32055COLUMBIACOUNTY386-752-2861SALE DATE: MARCH 24, 20138:00 AM05537749MARCH 12, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.CASE NO. 12-2012-CA-000659ONEWESTBANK, F.S.B.Plaintiff,V.THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTERESTBY, THROUGH, UN-DER OR AGAINSTTHE ESTATE OF LLOYD KING, SR., DE-CEASED; CLARAANN KING; CYNTHIABOYD; LLOYD KING, JR.; ANTHONYDUHARTKING; CORDEZ KING; SONDIALE-NOIR; WILLIE BELLKING A/K/AWILLIE B. BAKER A/K/AWIL-LIE LENOIR BAKER; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING LegalON BEHALF OF THE SECRETA-RYOF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TEN-ANT32; ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTBY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTERESTBY, THROUGH, UN-DER OR AGAINSTTHE ESTATE OF LLOYD KING, SR., DE-CEASEDwhose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the De-fendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed hereinTO: ANTHONYDUHARTKINGLast Known Address:905 NE Aberdeen AvenueLake City, Florida 32055Current Address:UnknownPrevious Address:22558 NE 3rd StreetLawtey, Florida 32058TO: DONDIALENOIRLast Known Address:21518 42nd Avenue EastSpanaway, Washington 98387Current Address:UnknownPrevious Address:UnknownTO: WILLIE BELLKINGA/K/AWILLIE B/ BAKER A/K/AWILLIE LENOIR BAKERCurrent Address:UnknownPrevious Address:151 NE Martin Luther King StreetLake City, FL32055TO: ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND LegalAGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN IN-TERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-ER CLAIMANTSwhose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the De-fendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed here-in.YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing property in Columbia CounLegalty, Florida:ASTRIPFIFTYFEETWIDE OFF THE WESTEND OF THE SOUTH ONE HUNDRED AND TEN FEETOF BLOCK NO. 28 OF MCEL-ROY'S ADDITION, ACCORDING TOMAPOF SAID MCELROYS ADDITION, SAID MAPDATED JUNE 30, 1938, AND APPROVED BYTHE BOARD OF COUNTYC COMMISSIONERS ON AUGUST11, 1938, AND FILED ON SAME DATE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTOF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLOR-IDA, THE PARCELOF LAND HEREBYCONVEYED BEING OF UNIFORM WIDTH AND DEPTH AND BOUNDED ON THE WESTBYABERDEEN STREETAND ON THE SOUTH BYREGISTER STREET.This property is located at the Street address of: 905 NE Aberdeen Ave-nue, Lake City, Florida 32055REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIED TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 6B Legal YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before 3/27/13 a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plaintiff's Attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs Attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on 2/27/2013. P. DEWITTCASON CLERK OF THE COURT /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk SEAL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN'S WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADACoordinator at 386-719-7428, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 05537658 March 12, 19, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 122011CA000639CAXXXX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. WENDYG. PERRY, ETAL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF ACTION T o: Estate of Wendy G. Perry, Unknown Creditors of the Estate of W endy G. Perry, and Unknown Heirs and/or Beneficiaries of the Estate of Wendy G. Perry RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN LASTKNOWN ADDRESS: 139 S.E. Megan Glen, Lake City, FL 32025 YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Columbia County, Florida: LOTS 8, BLOCK A, SMITHFIELD ESTATES, ACCORDING TO MAP OR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7, PAGES 26 AND 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Gladstone Law Group, P.A., attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL33486, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before March 22, 2013 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED February 22, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk of the Court If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADACoordinator at 386-719-7428, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 05537706 March 12, 19, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2010-CA-000607 PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF, VS. SCOTTS. LEE, ETAL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 26, 2013 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Columbia, Florida, on April 3, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at 3rd Floor of courthouse 173 N.E. Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL 32055 for the following described property: LOT39, GRANDVIEWVILLAGE, UNIT4, AS PER PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 8, P AGE 57, 58 & 59 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: February 27, 2013 By: /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk of the Court SEAL If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADACoordinator at 386-719-7428, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 05537656 March 12, 19, 2013 Legal IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF FILE NO.: 13-45-CP MINNIE LEE WALLIN, DECEASED NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of MINNIE LEE WALLIN, deceased, whose Social Security Number is xxx-xx-6116, file number 13-45-CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is MARCH 12, 2013. Personal Representative: T racy Boemig P .O. Box 382 W orthington Springs, FL32697 Attorney for Personal Representative: Vi r gil William Wright, III, Esquire CAMERON, HODGES, COLEMAN, LaPOINTE & WRIGHT, P.A. Florida Bar Number 993141 Post Office Box 5549 Ocala, Florida 34478-5549 (352) 351-1119 (jaf) 05537685 MARCH 12, 19, 2013 REQUESTFOR COMMENTS The Osceola National Forest (OSC) is planning the North Sandlin Bay Ecosystem Restoration project. The project area is in the northwest area of the OSC east of U.S. 441 and northeast of Benton Tower Road in Columbia County, Florida. The North Sandlin Bay land was recently acquired by the U.S. Forest Service with the objective of converting slash pine plantations to longleaf pine flatwoods. To accelerate restoration of longleaf pine, the OSC is proposing clear cuts that exceed the 80-acre limit for temporary openings in the National Forest Management Act and National Forest planning regulations. Before a decision is made approving this exception, a 60day public notice and Regional Forester review is required. OSC District Ranger Ivan Green invites you to offer comments about the scope and potential effects of this project. This public notice is not a legal comment period per 36 CFR 215, but all comments will be considered. We anticipate publishing a notice for the 36 CFR 215! 30-day legal comment period for this project when the North Sandlin Bay Restoration Project predecisional Environmental Assessment is completed. Information about this project may be found at http://goo.gl/d9N2D Please send all comments to Amy Thompson, Planning Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 701 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL32207 or electronically to amy .email@example.com my .mil Oral or hand-delivered comments may be received at the Osceola Ranger District Office, 11 miles east of Lake City, Florida on U.S. Highway 90 within our normal business hours of 7:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m, Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. Additional information may be obtained at this address, or you may call the number given above. Comments may be mailed electronically to our office, in a common digital format, at firstname.lastname@example.org We appreciate your interest in the Osceola National Forest. 05537650 MARCH 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 2013 020 Lost & Found LOSTCONURE P ARROT, Green with Bluish head, Lost Sun. 3/3 behind KCs Produce, Call 386-288-2093 MISSING Female Long Hair Chihuahua 3-7-13 Deputy J Davis Lane 386-438-4307 Needs a good home. Female, tan/white. White socks, chest and tip on tail Wearing faded red collar no tags no chip HOME FOUND 100 Job Opportunities 25 TEMPFarmworkers needed 4/08/13-1/10/13. Workers will perform a variety of duties associated with growing vegetables including planting & cultivating. W orkers may perform support duties such as packing & general orchard/field maintenance. Must have 3 months verifiable experience hand harvesting produce. Random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier. $9.50/hr. W orksites in Sunflower Co MS. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-755-9026 & refer job #MS68891. MSCP, Inc Ophthalmic Technician General Ophthalmology Practice in Lake City needs Ophthalmic T echnician F/Tor P/T Experience Required Fax resume 386-755-7561 100 Job Opportunities 05537616 Needed Wa r ehouse Clerk MUSTBE ABLE TO READ T APE MEASURE Duties to include; Pull Inventory, Stocking, Receiving, Basic Computer Skills needed, some deliveries so a Valid Driver License is needed. Apply in person 3631 EASTUS 90 Lake City, FLor Email: email@example.com 05537713 Camping World RV Sales is seeking a F/TTitle Clerk/ Administrative Assistant. T itle work experience preferred. Please Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 270-495-6142 05537716 Aarons now hiring Manager T rainees and Delivery Driver in Lake City. Management/Supervisory experience or 2 year degree required. Retail and/or collections experience a plus. Driver must have valid FL driver license and clean driving record. Apply at www.aarons.com/careers Aarons is an equal opportunity employer. 05537720 HOLIDAYINN & SUITES Lake Citys only full service hotel has the following Part Time positions available : Room Attendant Guest Service Agent Maintenance Staff Must have Experience Apply in person Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN NEEDEDwith tools and experience. Contact 758-4757 Busy local company looking for Sewing Machine Operator with some experience. Contact 755-6481 CDLClass A T ruck Driver Flatbed exp. for F/TSE area. 3 years exp or more. Medical benefits offered. Contact Melissa or Sandy@ 386-935-2773 25 TEMPFarm Workers needed 3/25/13-12/31/13. Workers will perform various duties associated with planting, cultivating, and harvesting specialty vegetables. Must have 2 months verifiable exp. operating 50 + HPtractors and planters. Pre-employment & random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies, equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier if appropriate. $11.74/hr. W orksite in Erie County, OH. Report or send a resume to the nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-7559026 & refer job # OH5542. The Chefs Garden, Inc.Huron, OH Dragline Welders/Mechanics needed. 3 years exp. required. Must be able to pass Welding Test. Email resumes to email@example.com F/T Office Position avail. A/R Customer Service, answering phones, scheduling & Misc office duties. Exp inExcel & Word. Email resume firstname.lastname@example.org 3 TEMPFarmworkers needed 4/22/13-12/16/13. Workers will seed, set, cut, house, & strip tobacco; plant, cultivate & harvest soybeans, corn, hay & straw. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working in tobacco. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier. $9.80/hr. Worksites in Todd & Logan Co KY. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-755-9026 & reference job # KY0477900. Gary Holman T obacco-Russellville, KY Hiring Construction Manager position; Experience a must; Email resume to email@example.com or fax to 386-758-8920 9 TEMPOrganic Vegetable Farmworkers needed 4/08/13-11/15/13. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working on a NOPcertified organic mixed produce farm. W orkers will plant, cultivate & harvest crops on a certified organic produce. Workers will also perform support duties associated with crops. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. W ork tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. Worksites in Scott Co, KY. $9.80/hr. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-755-9026 & ref. job #KY0477388. John Bell Georgetown, KY SALES POSITION A vailable for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Ford, Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 100 Job Opportunities OFFICE ASSISTANT Law Firm is looking for a part-time assistant with a strong work ethic to perform routine office work. The right candidate will have great organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and have good communication skills. Experience working in a personal injury practice is preferred. Job Requirements: High school diploma Must be accurate and detail oriented Must be excellent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and W ord Perfect Punctual team player Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 05537634 Lincare leading national respiratory company seeks caring Service Representative. Service patients in their home for oxygen and equipment needs. Warm personalities, who can lift up to 120 lbs should apply. CDLw/ DOTa plus or obtainable. Growth opportunities are excellent. Drug-free workplace. EOE. Please fax resumes to 386-754-2795 for consideration. 05537633 Lincare leading national respiratory company seeks Healthcare Specialist. Responsibilities: Disease management programs, clinical evaluations, equipment set up and education. Be the Dr.s eyes in the home setting. RN, LPN, RRT, CRT licensed as applicable. Great personalities with strong work ethic needed. This is a contract position with full time potential. Please fax resumes to 386-754-2795 for consideration. Drug-Free workplace. EOE PROGRAM SPECIALIST P/Tposition for multi tasker with previous marketing skills, good oral and written communication skills, good people skills, experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. 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 Revenue Specialist II Florida Department of Revenue General Tax Administration Collections, Location: Lake City, FL. Apply at People First website http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com 2 TEMPFarmworkers needed 4/15/13-12/15/13. Workers will seed, set, cut, house, & strip tobacco; perform duties associated with planting, cultivating, harvesting, and storing corn and soybeans; Bend, stoop, lift, load, stack wheat, straw & hay. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working in tobacco. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. W ork tools, supplies, equip provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. $9.80/hr. W orksites in Todd and Logan Co. KY& Montgomery Co. TN. Report or send a resume to the nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-755-9026 & ref. job order #KY0477736. Robert Menees Farm Russellville, KY 3 Temp Farm Workers needed 4/22/13-12/31/13. Workers will seed, set, cut, house, & strip tobacco; plant, cultivate & harvest barley, hay, straw, wheat, corn, & soybeans. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working in tobacco. Subject to random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. W ork tools, supplies & equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. Worksites in T odd Co. KY. Pay rate is $9.80/hr. Report of send resume to nearest FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-7559026 & refer job #KY0477462. S David Harper-Allensville, KY W ANTED OTR Driver 2 yrs Reefer & LTL. Clean MVR a must. FL-Midwest. Great work ethic. Call 386-963-3153 120 Medical Employment 05537731 LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL Maintenance Assistant needed. Experience required. Knowledgeable with all aspects of maintenance as well as the up keep of the grounds, carpentry & plumbing skills a plus. For further information, please visit our website: www.lakebutlerhospital.com (386) 496-2323 EXT9258, F AX (386) 496-9399 Equal Employment Opportunity / Drug & Tobacco Free W orkplace Dental assistant needed 3-4 days/week. Must have expanded duties & clinical experience. Apply in person at Oak Hill Dental Group, 272 SWBentley Place, Lake City. F/TLab Tech needed for Family Practice office. Must have FL license & exp as Lab supervisor. Email resume to email@example.com Nurse Practitioner needed for Primary Care Office in Alachua, FL. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 386-418-0622 P/Tposition for LPN available in family practice office. 1 page resumes only. Email to email@example.com 120 Medical Employment RN/ LPN Cross City Rehabilitation has 2 full time position 7p-7a and 7a-7p available for LPN/RN. And a full-time Position R/N charge. Requires experience with strong organization. This is a 60-bed facility with a home like atmosphere. Come in for Application 352-498-2005 240 Schools & Education 05537693 Interested in a Medical Career? Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479 next class3/18/2013 Phlebotomy national certification, $800 next class3/11/2013 LPN 04/22/2013 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310 Pets & Supplies PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407 Computers Complete Dell Desktop $80.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 420 W anted to Buy $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ CASHFOR TIMBER Contact 386-344-1782 $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ 430 Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 630 Mobile Homes forRent 2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 2bd/1ba in a private country setting $450 mth $200 Sec Dep. Outside pets are welcome. Contact 386-438-0480 Cottage & RVLots avail for nightly or extended stay. Between Lake City & Gville. Access to I-75 & 441 (352)317-1326. Quiet Country Park 3/2 w/ screened porch $550 a month. V ery clean. NO PETS! Ref & Dep required 386-758-2280 640 Mobile Homes forSale 2006 16X80 3/2 $25,400 --2007 32x44 3/2 $33,500--BOTH HOMES INCLUDE DELIVERY TO YOUR LAND. Several Repos Coming In The Next 10 Days--Call North Pointe Homes For Details. Call 352-872-5566 Palm Harbor Homes Demo your mobile home/free tear down at Palm Harbor New mobiles $39K off list John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 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 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05536760 $89 Deposit Pools, B-ball, gym & more! FREE afterschool program W indsong Apts 386-758-8455 2BR/1BA$600/MO & $575 Sec. Dep. Lovely, Private, re-done CR 242, 2 miles West of RT247 386-365-7193 or 867-6319 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 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720 Furnished Apts. ForRent ROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. W eekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730 Unfurnished Home ForRent 2BD/1BA W ellborn area, $675 mth, $450 Sec Dep. App required. Call 386-935-1482 730 Unfurnished Home ForRent 3bd/2ba brick home. Nice area. Near WillowBrook. Hardwood floors, CH/A. $950 mth. No pets. 1st&last. Call 965-0763 Lake City Country Club fairway at back. 3BR/2BA1760 SQFT, carpet, tile, encl porch, all appliances, lrg gar, big kitchen, 386-269-0123 Unfurnished 2 bedroom/1 bath house on 5 acres. $700.00 per month. First, last and security Firm. 386-292-2228 750 Business & Office Rentals AS uite 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 805 Lots forSale Hallmark Real Estate Close to everything! 14+ lakefront acres convenient to hospitals, shopping & restaurants yet peaceful & private. Jane Creel (386)719-0382 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. 810 Home forSale 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 Hallmark Real Estate BEAUTY-QUAILITY-COMFORTspacious 3BR/2BAbrick home in Emerald Forest $109,000 V ic Lantroop (386)623-6401 Hallmark Real Estate BREATHT AKING 4BR/3BAlake front home! In ground, screened pool & patio, 2 fireplaces, 3 car garage. Ginger Parker (386)365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate Charm & Care is displayed in this Move in ready home! In town, close to schools & hospitals, $75,000 Nate Sweat (386)628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate ENDLESS STYLE 4BR/2BAhome with fireplace and large glassed back patio. fenced back yard and large workshop. Janet Creel (386)719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate WONT LASTLONG! Fantastic 3br/2ba home! Case #091-477892 Visit www.hudhomestore.com Robin Williams (386)365-5146 820 Farms & Acreage Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 870 Real Estate W anted I Buy Houses CASH! Quick Sale Fair Price 386-269-0605 P u b l i s h e d M o n t h l y b y t h e Lake City Reporter W ere on target! days a w eek Subscribe Today 386-755-5445 RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter