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By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated PressVATICAN CITY From the end of the earth, the Catholic Church found a surprising new leader Wednes-day, a pioneer pope from Argentina who took the name Francis, a pastor rather than a manager to resurrect a church and faith in crisis. He is the first pontiff from the New World and the first non-European since the Middle Ages. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the archbishop of Buenos Aires who has spent nearly his entire career in Argentina, was a fast and fitting choice for the most unpredictable papal succession start to finish in at least six centuries. He is the first pope from the Americas, the first Jesuit and the first named Francis, after St. Francis of Assisi, the humble friar who dedicated his life to help-ing the poor. The last non-European pope was Syrias Gregory III from 731-41. You know that the work of the conclave is to give a bishop to Rome, the new pontiff said as he waved shyly to the tens of thou-sands who braved a cold rain in St. Peters Square. It seems as if my brother cardinals went to find him from the end of the earth, but here we are. Thank you for the welcome. The 76-year-old Bergoglio, said to have fin-ished second when Pope Benedict XVI was elected in 2005, was chosen on just the fifth ballot to replace the first pontiff to resign in 600 years. In the past century, only Benedict, John Paul I in 1978 and Pius XII in 1939 were elected faster. Francis election elated Latin Americans, who num-ber 40 percent of the worlds Catholics but have long been underrepresented in the church leadership. On Wednesday, drivers honked their horns in the streets of Buenos Aires and television announcers screamed with excitement at the news. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comS imulated smoke, gun-fire and explosions at Richardson Middle School kept local first responders on edge Wednesday as they practiced techniques and tactics to handle a mass casualty scenario. Richardson Middle School was transformed from a quiet educational setting into a crisis scene, with law enforcement offi-cers brandishing weapons, EMS personnel treating wounded and firefighters handling smoke and simulated explosions. The training exercise lasted about eight hours as more than 40 first responders from the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, Lake City Police Department, Columbia County Fire Department, Columbia County By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated PressORLANDO Floridas lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a scandal involving a purported veterans char-ity that authorities said Wednesday was a front for a $300 million gambling operation. The organization, Allied Veterans of the World, runs nearly 50 Internet parlors with computerized slot machine-style games, which have come under scrutiny in Florida but are in a gray legal area. Even so, investigators said the charity was a fraud and executives gave precious little to veterans while lavish-ing millions on themselves, spending it on boats, beachfront condos and Maseratis, Ferraris and Porsches. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi called the alleged scam callous and despicable and said it insults every American who ever wore a military uniform. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll was not among those charged but resigned a Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Dylan gets top honor. COMING FRIDAY Local news roundup. 62 35 Sunny WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY N EWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 292 1 Lt. Gov. quits amid scandalAllied Internet caf in Lake City closed By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comA local business is one of the targets of a multistate crackdown on illegal gambling operations. At least six Secret Service agents went to Lake 57 people face charges in multi-state crackdown on gambling parlors. CAFE continued on 3A Carroll SCANDAL continued on 3A New Worldpope elected Abuse claimsdontpromptprobe No criminalcomplaints filedover allegations. Argentine first from Americas to lead Catholics.Horrific scenario By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comNeither the Third Circuit State Attorneys Office nor the Lake City Police Department has received criminal complaints about the Rev. Luther Leguire regarding a civil law-suit that alleges he molested two sisters who were members of his First Apostolic Church of Lake City in the late 1970s and early 1980s. State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister said there is no active investigation of the matter. Without a complaint ... and the nature of the allega-tions, the statute of limita-tions might have run, he said. ... There is not an active investigation. If a complaint were filed, Siegmeister said, he would investigate the allegations. Steve Shaw, public information officer for LCPD, said that agency has not received a criminal complaint about Leguire. He said LCPD has not opened an investigation into the allegations made in the lawsuit. He said he suspects that if a criminal complaint were filed, it would have to be filed with LCPD or the State Attorneys Office. The suit was filed Tuesday in Columbia County court. Leguire Pope Francis I ED SEIFERT/ CCSOA truck carrying a barrel spewing smoke to simulate an explosion during Wednesdays active shooter exercise at Richardson Middle School.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterA cowboy is bucked off a horse during the saddle bron c competition in last years Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo. Plans taking shape for 19th Pro Rodeo JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterEric Black, a trainer with The Management Experts, leads a briefing with first responders and emergency service personnel at the Richardson Middle School auditorium following an active shooter exercise. Responders train for school attack By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe fast-paced, exciting and often bruising thrills of rodeo life will be on display this weekend as cowboys and cowgirls compete for points and prize money. The 19th Annual Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo will take place Friday through Sunday at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena. On Friday, arena gates will open at 6 p.m. and rodeo events will begin at 8. On Saturday, gates will open at 4 p.m., with the rodeo beginning at 8. On Sunday, arena gates will open at noon and the rodeo will begin at 2. General admission tickets are $10 each in advance or $13 at the gate. There will be a Kids Zone with games and activities before and during each rodeo performance. Saturday night is Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night, and fans are encouraged to wear pink to sup-port the fight against cancer. The Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo is affiliated with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and competitors will compete for points WILMA continued on 5A RODEO continued on 5A Emergency workers learn methods they hope they never use.
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 Former astronaut Frank Borman is 85. Q Singer Phil Phillips is 82. Q Actor Michael Caine is 80. Q Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 80. Q Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 79. Q Actor Raymond J. Barry is 74. Q Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 72. Q Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 68. Q Rock musician Walt Parazaider (Chicago) is 68. Q Actor Steve Kanaly is 67. Q Comedian Billy Crystal is 65. Q Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 65. Q Country singer Jann Browne is 59. Q Actor Adrian Zmed is 59. Q Actress Laila Robins is 54. Q Actress Tamara Tunie is 54. AROUND FLORIDA Court upholds sinkhole coverage TALLAHASSEE A Florida court has upheld a decision by state insurance regulators that property insurers must offer sink-hole loss coverage in an amount equal to the dwell-ing coverage limit. Farm Bureau asked the Office of Insurance Regulation to approve an amendment to its endorse-ment form that would limit sinkhole loss coverage to 25 percent of the overall coverage amount. When OIR rejected the Farm Bureau request, the insur-er turned to the courts. The 1st District Court of Appeal said Wednesday that deductibles are tied to casualty coverage limits in the base policy, conclud-ing the amount of sinkhole loss coverage is intended to be the same as the amount of coverage provid-ed in that policy. Property insurers are required to provide catastrophic ground cover collapse in addition to optional sink-hole coverage.Deputy rescues infant from fire DELTONA A Volusia County Sheriffs deputy says he was thinking of his son when he broke a window in a burning home and climbed inside to res-cue a baby girl from her playpen. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports Deputy Byron Poteralski says his son is about the same age as the 1-year-old girl he rescued Tuesday in Deltona. Poteralski says Samantha Holley was standing outside the burning home when she suddenly remembered her niece was still inside. A sergeant tried going through the front door, but was prevented by heavy smoke. Meantime, Potrealski located the room the child was in and broke the window with a baton. The child was unresponsive, but he handed her to fire-fighters outside. She was taken to a hospital and is expected to be fine.Suspect arrested after 2 killed OCALA On Tuesday, the staff at the Vacation Host Inn in Ocala asked the Marion County Sheriffs Office to remove a resident from the motel. But authorities didnt have the grounds to arrest Kelvin Lee Coleman. Hours later, deputies say Coleman, 37, gunned down two employees who were standing on a motel balco-ny. Deputies tracked him down at a relatives house a short time later and he now faces two counts of first-degree murder. The Ocala Star-Banner reported a judge denied Coleman bail Wednesday morning, saying he is a danger to the community. During a first appearance hearing, Coleman smirked and cracked a half-smile as he walked toward the podium to face the judge. The shootings happened on a second floor balcony around 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to the sheriffs office. Authorities said Lester Carter, 42, died at the scene. A 54-year-old woman died at the hospi-tal, but authorities havent released her name, pend-ing notification of relatives. Records show Coleman has served prison time for crimes including attempted homicide. He was released in July 2009. In addition to the murder charges, Coleman also is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.Young immigrants press Sen. Rubio MIAMI Young immigrants in Florida are taking their message to Republican Sen. Marco Rubio: They want a fair pathway to citizenship that keeps families united. Members of the Florida Immigrant Youth Network stood before Rubios Miami office on Wednesday. They said they had sent multiple requests for a meeting with him but had not received a reply. Several students then walked into his office and were granted a meeting with Rubios regional director, Alyn Cruz Higgins. Student activist and policy analyst Jose Machado told Higgins they want to make sure no more families are separated. The group also asked for inclu-sion of lesbian and gay families in any reform. Higgins said she would share their concerns with the senator.Woman leaves toddler in SUV NEW PORT RICHEY Authorities say a 26-year-old woman left her toddler inside her vehicle while she went grocery shopping. The Tampa Bay Times reports Brittany Dawn Nicely told police the 2-year-old boy has just fall-en asleep and she did not wish to wake him up. So, police say she left the boy inside the Land Rover with the windows rolled up and the ignition off. A police report states the temperature inside the vehicle reached 95 to 100 degrees. Daily Scripture And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 Dylan voted into elite arts academy NEW YORK I f he lived in England, hed surely be Sir Bob Dylan. The century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters said Tuesday that Dylan has become the first rock star to join the ranks of its artists, who include Philip Roth and Jasper Johns. Executive director Virginia Dajani said officials couldnt decide whether Dylan belonged for his words or for his music, so they settled on making him an honorary member. The academy also announced three new inductees for its core membership: novelist Ward Just, known for his stories set in Washington, D.C.; the influential minimalist artist Richard Tuttle and the acclaimed painter and printmak-er Terry Winters.Eva Longoria is busy after Housewives NEW YORK Eva Longoria hasnt slowed down since Desperate Housewives signed off after eight seasons last year. In fact, the actress says the word lazy isnt in her vocabulary. There are days when I relax but it wont be a full day. It usually means Im gonna clean out my closet. Thats relaxing for me. Or Im gonna cook a full meal for my family and friends, Longoria, who will be 38 on Friday, said in a recent interview. Longoria said she has no problem juggling various projects. I always say theres more time in the day than you think. You waste a lot of time that you dont realize, she said. When I was on Desperate Housewives, I learned two lan-guages. I went back to school for my masters degree, I was married (to San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker) and flying back and forth (between Los Angeles and Texas). You have time. Her passions also include philanthropy and politics. Shes commit-ted to encouraging Latin women to further their education and start entrepreneurial programs. She also founded Evas Heroes, dedicated to teens and young adults with special needs. She just wrapped up filming on Frontera, alongside Ed Harris and Michael Pena, and has endorsement deals with LOreal, Frito-Lay and Sheba. Longoria is also an executive producer on two upcoming TV shows. On Ready for Love, a reality dating show that will air on NBC, three matchmakers help three men find love. Moonshiners star faces public intox charge DANVILLE, Va. A star of the TV show Moonshiners has been arrested for public intoxication. Police in Danville announced Tuesday they had arrested Steven Ray Tickle known on the show as Tickle at a convenience store on Thursday. Police say they received a report of a man sitting in the parking lot of Charleys Stop and Shop drinking, and they saw Tickle with an open container and smelling of alcohol. Tickle, 35, was released from the Danville City Jail later that day. A spokesman for Discovery Channel, which airs the show, didnt immedi-ately return a call seeking comment. 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Credit approval and initial $5 deposit required. Mention this ad and well waive the $15 new membership fee. Other restrictions may apply. This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Lake City 183 SW Bascom Norris Dr.Gville E. Campus 1200 SW 5th Ave. W. Campus 1900 SW 34th St. Jonesville 107 NW 140th Terrace Hunters Walk 5115 NW 43rd St. Tower Square 5725 SW 75th St. Shands at UF Room H-1 Springhills Commons 9200 NW 39th Ave. Alachua 14759 NW 157th Ln. Ocala 3097 SW College Rd. East Ocala 2444 E. Silver Springs Blvd. West Marion 11115 SW 93rd Court Rd. Summer eld 17950 US Hwy. 441 Tallahassee 1511 Killearn Center Blvd. By JIM TURNER and JIM SAUNDERSThe News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Internet cafs that have popped up around the state, which some say are essentially strip mall gaming parlors, appear about to be finished as an industry in Florida. The president of the state Senate and the speaker of the House both said Wednesday that the cafes should be shut down, and a bill to do that is likely to be heard on the House floor as soon as next week. It would almost assuredly pass there and in the Senate quickly thereafter. Legislative leaders said they wanted the ban hours after state and federal officials announced a massive investigation into the industry, a probe that also led to the resignation of Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, who has done consulting work for the organization at the center of that probe. House Speaker Will Weatherford said the House will take up a bill to ban the storefront businesses next week. Senate President Don Gaetz said he would fully support such a ban. Gov. Rick Scott last year expressed support for banning Internet cafes. But he did not take such a direct stance when asked about it during a news conference Wednesday. I think that issues on the table, Scott said. I want to work with the House and the Senate to see if that is something we ought to be doing. Law enforcement officials earlier in the day announced a sweeping probe into an Internet caf chain operating under the umbrella of a supposed veterans char-ity, but also said the investigation could include other companies in the industry. Revelation of the widespread probe also led industry lobbyists to jump ship, leaving the cafes with few friends at the Capitol. Attorney General Pam Bondi, officials from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and several others said at a news conference in Orlando that a three-year investigation revealed an alleged sophisticated racketeering and money laundering scheme involving 49 centers in 23 Florida counties. The organization at the center of the investigation is a veterans charity group called Allied Veterans of the World, which purported to be using money raised to assist veterans. Carroll and her firm 3N and JC, at a minimum, served as a public relations con-sultant to the company in 2009 and 2010 while she was in the state House. The officials declined to discuss any role that Carroll might have played or the potential that other elected officials could still be in the investigative crosshairs, though they implied they may be. That is one of the issues that will be taken up in the second wave of the operation, Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger said.Future of Internet cafs in doubtCity Internet Services, an Internet cafe on U.S. 90, about 3 p.m. Wednesday. When a reporter and a photographer approached the group, the agents told them, No comment. Have a nice day. Lake City Internet Services, 2218 W. U.S. 90 Suite 102, apparently shut down last night, but no one from the company could be reached to confirm that. On the door to the business, a sign read, Closed until further notice. The agents who identified themselves as Secret Service, left immediately in several vehicles. Lake City Internet Services was listed in a search warrant issued in Oklahoma as part of the crackdown on Internet cafes run by or connected with Allied Veterans of the World Inc. and Affiliates in 23 Florida counties and five other states, according to a news release from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Lake City Internet Services was at one time Allied Veterans Affiliate 56. Secrete Service agents also raided Live Oak Internet Services, a Internet cafe in Live Oak run by Allied Veterans, according to reports. A master affidavit from the Seminole County Sheriffs Office said arrest warrants were issued for the four owners of Live Oak Internet Services and Lake City Internet Services. The owners are not Florida residents but live in South Carolina, according to the affidavit. No Columbia County residents were listed among those being sought. The investigation began in July 2009 and picked up the name Operation Reveal the Deal. Multiple sheriffs offices, FDLE, the Secret Service and the Internal Revenue Service partnered with the Florida Attorney Generals Office and the U.S. Attorneys Office to conduct the operation. Investigators are seizing slot machines and records from Allied Veterans of the World gambling centers across the state, as well as 80 vehicles and vessels, 170 properties and 260 bank accounts estimated in the tens of millions of dollars, the FDLE news release said. CAFE: Local business targeted Continued From Page 1Aday after she was questioned by investi-gators. The public relations firm she co-owned, 3 N&JC, did work for St. Augustine-based Allied Veterans. A Navy veteran who served in the Gulf War, Carroll also appeared in a TV ad in 2011 promoting the organizations work on behalf of vet-erans and their families. Authorities refused to discuss any ties between the 53-year-old Republican and the investigation. Her aides had no comment. Carroll said in a statement Wednesday that neither she nor the public rela-tions firm was targeted in the probe had done anything improper, and she stepped down so that her ties to the organization would not be a distraction for Republican Gov. Rick Scotts administration. The investigation involved 57 arrest warrants and 54 search warrants issued in Florida and five other states: South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Nevada and Pennsylvania. As of mid-afternoon, 49 people had been arrested. Allied Veterans 49 parlors in Florida were raided and shut down. Authorities said they seized about 300 bank accounts containing $64.7 mil-lion, as well as sports cars and other property. Bondi said that when charges are formally filed next week they will include racketeering, conspiracy, money launder-ing and possession of slot machines. It is shameful that Allied Veterans of the World allegedly attempted to use the guise of charitable organization to help veterans in order to lend credibility to this $300 million gambling scheme, she said. A telephone number listed for Allied Veterans was disconnected. Emails to an address on the groups website were not returned. The address Allied listed as its headquarters appeared abandoned, the long, gray cinder-block building bare inside. Gerald Bailey, commissioner of Floridas Department of Law Enforcement, said the arrests are only the first wave of the investigation and the second wave will look at the large sums of money spent on lobbying and donations to political campaigns. He would not give details. Allied Veterans was founded in 1979 and evolved from a charitable organiza-tion that ran bingo games and held bake sales for veterans to a group suspected of widespread illegal gambling around Florida, according to an Internal Revenue Service affidavit. The IRS pronounced the charity a fraud. One of those arrested, Jacksonville lawyer Kelly Mathis, was identified by authorities as the mastermind of the scheme. He allegedly made about $6 mil-lion from the operation. A woman who answered the phone at Mathis law firm said no one was available to talk about his arrest. From 2007 to early 2012, investigators said, they found evidence of nearly $6 million in what appear to be charitable donations by Allied Veterans. That was only about 2 percent of the more than $290 million made from gambling. SCANDAL: 57 arrest warrants issued Continued From Page 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterA closed notice is posted on the front door of Lake City Internet Services along U.S. 90 West.
OPINION Thursday, March 14, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A H arry Truman is said to have mused as he sat at his Oval Office desk and thought about Dwight Eisenhower, the legend-ary five-star general wo was about to succeed him as president: Poor Ike. It wont be a bit like the army. Hell sit here and hell say, Do this! Do that! And nothing will happen. A half-century later, Trumans words no doubt offer more insight than comfort to yet another commander-in-chief and the four-star army gen-eral he picked to be his Secretary of Veterans Affairs. In announcing his selection of Gen. Eric Shinseki on Pearl Harbor Day, 2008, President-elect Barack Obama basically gave the general just one overriding order to fix what he had repeatedly called the broken VA bureaucracy. To which the general replied with a commit-ment to my fellow veter-ans: I will work each and every day to ensure we are serving you as well as you served us. Surely, neither envisioned that some four years later their efforts would be heralded by an independent investigative article that was published online Monday beneath this headline: VAs ability to quickly provide benefits plummets under Obama. Aaron Glantz, a reporter with the independent Center for Investigative Reporting, obtained a number of internal VA documents that show that not only has the backlog of veterans unprocessed benefits claims soared -but that many veter-ans are waiting longer than the department has publicly acknowledged. While the VA reports its average wait time is 273 days, internal department numbers show that veter-ans filing their first claim wait two months longer than that. And veterans filing for the first time in big cities wait up to twice as long before their ben-efits claims are processed New York City veterans experience delays of 642 days; Los Angeles veter-ans run 619 days. Sometime this month, the VA documents show its backlogs will exceed 1 million veterans claims. And 97 percent of all vet-erans records are still on paper although the VA has spent $537 million in a four-year effort to convert all records to digital. The VA confirms the accuracy of the docu-ments Glantz obtained. But VA spokesman Josh Taylor notes that much of the increased backlog problem is the result of a large increase in the num-ber of claims now being filed and the increased range of benefits the Obama administration has opened up for veterans. But what Obama and Shinsekis VA have failed to act on is the reality of that enormous backlog that simply will not go away unless they change their bureaucracys approach and order it done. For years, the cumbersome appeals process of benefits claims initially rejected by the VA adjudi-cators has produced hor-ror stories that I have writ-ten about in columns and in my 2008 book (Vets Under Siege). And three-fourths of all appeals are found to be in error and are overturned or sent back to be adjudicated again. Extraordinarily wasteful. The best and probably only solution at this point must be some variation of a plan devised in 2007 by Harvard pro-fessor Linda Bilmes. It calls for the VA to process benefits claims the same way the Internal Revenue Service processes taxpay-ers returns closely examine just a random sample, but generally pro-cess them all. At least all of those that are relatively straightforward. Bilmes estimated that 88 percent of the claims could be pro-cessed and paid within 90 days, at a cost of just $500 million. Gulf War veteran Paul Sullivan, a former senior VA project manager who became a leader in veter-ans causes and now works on those issues at the Washington area law firm of Bergmann and Moore, said in an interview, The VAs claim delays and error rate is a crisis and something must be done. Obama and Shinseki can reverse the back-log tide that has all but swamped the VA but only by taking bold action. The Harvard professors unorthodox, unconventional-but-com-mon-sense plan may now be the VAs only way to achieve the goal Obama laid out for Shinseki in 2008: Veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan ... deserve a smooth, error-free, no-fail, benefits-assured transition into our ranks as veter-ans. They clearly arent getting that now. Yet, after fighting our battles half a world away, that is pre-cisely what they deserve from us. Jeb Bushs Immigration Wars misses mark 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 B aseball teams have been hold-ing spring training in Florida for 125 years, but its economics, not tradition, thats behind Sen. Jack Latvalas plan to spend $5 million in state funds on this tradition. The money would be used to help local governments maintain spring training facilities and protect their leases with Major League Baseball teams. It is a small investment, considering that studies have shown that Floridas Grapefruit League has an annual economic impact of $753 million. It supports more than 9,000 jobs, though many are part-time. A team generates an average $47 million for a host city. The Florida Sports Foundation reports that last year about 1.6 million fans attended Florida spring training games, and 61 percent were out-of-state visitors. Latvalas proposal, it should be emphasized, does not throw money at professional sports teams. Rather, it would provide $5 million annually that would be used as matching grants for local governments that need to renovate spring training facilities. The state Department of Economic Opportunity would review the match to ensure it provides a return on investment for taxpayers. This is a reasonable expense that will help protect what is essentially a major state indus-try and one that is increasingly threatened. As Latvala, a Pinellas County Republican, points out, 15 years ago every MLB team held its spring training in Florida. Now, Arizona hosts half of the majors 30 teams. ... Spring training in Florida isnt just a time when big-leaguers work out the kinks from winter and ready themselves for the regular season. It is a major part of Florida history. And from the standpoint of a fan, spring training is unique. Floridas often-cozy venues allow fans to get close to players and coaches, and the smack of the ball off a bat or into a catchers mitt sounds so much better. Gov. Rick Scott understands spring training creates jobs and has put the funding in his budget. Like the governor, lawmakers should see Latvalas proposal goes to bat for the economy of the state and the communities that are for-tunate enough to host teams. The value of spring training VAs backlog needs attention ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgI f we could only turn Jeb Bushs statement on its head the one about denying undocu-mented immigrants a path to citizenship his new book might have been a needed common-sense contribution to the immigra-tion reform debate. Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution co-authored with Clint Bolick, caused a hubbub when reviewers found Bush had reversed his previous position on a path to citizenship for undocumented immi-grants. Bush used to be for it and now is not. Still, as Manuel Roig-Franzia points out in a Washington Post book review, Bush argues convinc-ingly for more, not fewer, migrants entering the country. Also, Roig-Franzia finds Bushs hardening position on citizenship odd at a time when Republicans are desperate to woo Hispanics. Among the presumed 11 million undocumented people in the United States, if those 18 and older were to gain citizenship and voting eligibil-ity, they could spell the end of the Republican Partys competitiveness in a national election -if Republicans are not doing it all by themselves already. On this matter, President Barack Obama already seems to have compromised. Leaked information about the type of program he favors sug-gests current undocumented people would have to wait at least eight years to become eligible for citizen-ship. It actually means taxation without representation and a form of voter suppression. Bushs six-point strategy includes a demand-based immigration policy that encourages future immi-grants to come fill a workforce role here. But there is no U.S. demand for refugees or migrants fleeing cli-mate change or economic downturns and calamity. What he means is that we want an elitist policy of cherry-picking well-educated foreign sci-entists, engineers and doctors and other professionals for entry. This outlook suggests we may as well put up a for sale sign on the Statue of Liberty and declare an end to our romantic, noncommercial past as a beacon to the world, one that welcomed your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. What is missing most from Bushs book is a simple acceptance of facts. One of them is how migration is con-fused with immigration. As pointed out in a 2012 Pew Hispanic Center report, migration is cyclical and has been falling since 2007. A Financial Times analysis shows it fell from 770,000 a year in the late 1990s to 140,000 in 2010. Between 2005 and 2010, more people went from the U.S. to Mexico than came to the U.S. from Mexico, according to the Financial Times. A simple measure would open discussions among Canada, the United States and Mexico, possibly through the NAFTA trade agreement, for a North American status among residents of this continent. In North America, population movement isnt about immigration. It concerns migration. The undocumented status for some 60 to 65 percent of migrants already in this country would become irrelevant. They and their children already meet demand objectives, as outlined in Bushs book. Martin Schrammartin.email@example.com 4AOPINION Q Jos de la Isla, author of The Rise of Hispanic Political Power writes a weekly commentary for Hispanic Link News Service. Jose De La Islajoseisla3@yahoo.com Q Martin Schram writes political analysis for Scripps Howard News Service. Q Tampa Tribune
Felix Jain DeninaFelix Jain Denina was born No-vember 20, 1932 in Nabua, Ca-marines Sur, in the Bicol region of the Philippines, the young-est son among 14 siblings. He graduated high school in Nabua then moved to Manila to attend college and law school at the Lyceum of the Philippines. He joined the US Navy in 1960. One day on leave, he accom-panied his sister, Juana, to a Mu Sigma Mu sorority fete, and met her best friend, Dolly Naguiat Santos, who would become his lifetime partner. They married on June 28, 1964. 7KHLUUVWGXW\VWDWLRQWRJHWKHUwas at Norfolk, Virginia. Felix served a tour in Viet Nam, and rose to the rank of Chief Legal-man (LNC). Stations included Subic Bay (Philippines), Great Lakes, Illinois; Balboa (San Diego), CA; Long Beach, CA; Port Hueneme, CA; and Naples, Italy. Having put 20 years in the Navy, he retired to Oxnard, California where he memorably ran for City Council in 1982. He and Dolly moved to Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippnes to raise their family close to Dollys hometown of Porac. After earning an MPA, Felix went on to teach Political Science at the Angeles University Foundation. He ran a popular restaurant, Denmart, and is affectionally known sim-ply as Dad to hundreds of med students and undergraduates. In 1993, he and Dolly settled in Lake City, Florida, which quickly became home. An active member of the Epiphany Catho-lic Church, he earned a fourth de-gree in the Knights of Columbus. He owned rental properties and found running the Green Tree 9LOODJHIXOOOLQJRQPDQ\OHYHOVHere too, he made lifelong friends. Sought out for his wit, warmth, and legal advice, he nev-er met a stranger. His trademark smile and wave, hearty Hello!, UPKDQGVKDNHDQGUHDG\ODXJKgraced many a gathering. His now standard reply to the query how are you? in Tagalog was, Ma-beauty pa rin, a play on the equivalent of Still good. Wherever theyve lived, Felix and Dolly promoted culture, her-itage, traditions, founding the Bi-col Club of Ventura County (Ca-lif) during the early 70s and the Filipino American Cultural Soci-ety of Lake City, FL in the 90s. He has been patriarch to a large, extended, involved, close fam-ily (Aaaaaamolan!). His kind congenial manner and steadfast presence is missed already by his sister, cousins, nieces and neph-ews (some older than him) and their kids. He always espoused unity, respect, and love of fam-ily. He was at times very strict but endeared himself with his di-rectness and jokes, and so much affection. Memorably, though quite ill and just released from the hospital on supplemental oxygen, he insisted on making it WRWKH:HVW%ORRPHOG0LFKL gan 2012 Denina Reunion -by car, because he was forbidden to \7KHFDGHQFHDQGQDUUDWLYHdelivered in his commanding voice will not be soon forgotten. But it isnt only the family into which he was born that holds him in such esteem. When he married Dolly Naguiat Santos, he was enfolded into a family as loving and supportive as his own, and they mourn their Papa Nono too. He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 50 years, Dolly, their three children: Judi, Nina, and Anthony, four grandchil-dren: Cheryll Joy, John, Sam and Mark Anthony, his dear sister Nanie and her husband Bernie and a large supportive, lov-ing, robust circle of family and friends worldwide that will not forget his lessons or his exam-ple or the beauty of his person. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11 A.M. at Epiphany Catholic Church with Father Mike Pen-GHUJUDIWRIFLDWLQJ,QWHUPHQWwill follow in Forest Lawn Me-morial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 15, 2013, at the funeral home from 5 P.M. till 9 P.M. Prior to Friday, the body will lie in state at Epiphany Catholic Church on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025 (386-752-1954) is in charge of arrangements. Please send words of love and comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Loretha Fencher EdwardsMother Loretha Fencher Ed-wards, age 77 resident of Lake City, Florida passed away March 8, 2013, at Shands at Lake Shore Hospi-tal. She was born on December 3, 1935 to the late Gladys Mitchell Fencher and the late George Fencher.Mother Edwards joined the St. Paul Missionary Baptist church back in the 1960s, she served faithfully until her health failed her. Mother Edwards worked at the N.E. Macclenny State Hospi-tal for 26 years until she retired.She was united in Holy Matri-mony on January 29, 1955, to Leo Frank Edwards Sr. who preceded her in death. Out of this union was born (1) son Leo Frank Edwards, Jr. who also preceded her in death.She leaves to cherish her mem-ories (1) daughter: Francena Edwards Wynn of Lake City, FL.; (4) Sisters: Georgia Mae Thomas of Tampa, FL., Callie Pearce of Tangerine, FL., Willa Dean Williams of Pelham, GA., and Ida Bea Mitchell of Al-bany, GA.; (1) Brother: Joseph Fencher of Pelham, GA.; Aunt, Emma Frazier of Lake Wales, FL.; Aunt-in-law: Gloria Reese of Pelham, GA.; Sister-in-laws: Eloise Fencher of Ft. Lauder-dale, FL., Marie Fencher of Pelham, GA., Mildred Edwards of Delray Beach, FL; Grand-children: Kunta Kinte Dunning (Tasha) of Lake City, FL., Chris-topher Edwards of Coco, FL.; *UHDW*UDQGV,QQLWW\'XQQLQJAaViya Sanaa Dunning, all of Lake City, FL.; (1) Great Great Grand child: JaCha McClellan of Lake City, FL.; (1) close de-voted neighbor and friend Annie (Bell) Singleton; close special friends: Gerald Clark, Barbara Jefferson, and Bonnie Allen, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.Funeral services for Mother Lo-retha Fencher Edwards will be 1pm Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, with Rev. Alvin Green, 2IFLDWLQJLQWHUPHQWZLOOIRO low in the Forest Lawn Memo-rial Gardens. The Family will re-ceive friends Friday, March 15, 2013 from 6:00pm until 7:00pm at the Cooper Funeral Home.Arrangement entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 NE Washington Street, Lake City, FL 32055Florence Joyce HancockFlorence Joyce Hancock, 80, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday; March 12, 2013 at the E.T. York Center (Haven Hospice) in Gainesville. She was born in Tallahassee, Florida to the late Andrew and Odessa [Fletch-er] Carver and has lived in Ft. White since 1975. She was a loving wife, mother, grand and great grandmother who devoted her time to God and her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Jack Carver, sister, Sarah Wasdin, and son, Wayne H. Hancock Jr.. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Wayne H. Hancock; sons, Robert D. (Kathy) Hancock, and John A. (Melinda) Hancock all of Ft. White, FL; daughter, Brenda Joyce (Steve) Chapin of Crystal River, FL; sisters, Mar-jorie Edmonds of Lake City, FL and Sharon Preston of Howie in the Hills, Florida; 9 grandchil-dren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be con-ducted at 3:00 p.m., on Sat-urday, March 16, 2013 in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. 'DYLG+DQFRFNRIFLDWLQJand John Hathaway assisting. Interment will follow in For-est Lawn Memorial Gar-dens. Visitation with the fam-ily will be held one hour prior to service time (2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.) Saturday. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32025, (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of loving comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Joe K. MastJoe Kaird Mast, 84, of Palatka, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at his home following an extended illness. A native of Starke, Joe re-turned to Palatka in 1974 coming from Brooks-ville. He served in the 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 11th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, in occu-pied Japan during World War II. Joe retired as a supervisor with BellSouth He was a member of St. James United Method-ist Church where he was active with the United Methodist Men. He was preceded in death by KLVUVWZLIH-DQH5HHVH0DVWhis parents, Paul and Ada Mast, brothers, Henry Mast, Gene Mast, Robert Mast and sisters, Alice Clarkson, Mary Hillman and Joyce Burgess.He is survived by his wife of 7 years, Ethel Donaldson Mast, brothers, Jim Mast (Shirley) and James Paul Mast (Janet), children, April Gail Saucerman (Johnny), Henry Hank Mast (Renee), Theresa Mast, Gene Mast and by marriage Vann Streety, Jr. (Annie), Catherine Streety Stratton (Steve), Ralph T. Streety, 8 Grandchildren and by marriage 7, 21 nieces and neph-ews and special among them are Vivian Bailey, Ruthie Mast (deceased) and Abby Hopke.Memorial services will be Sun-day, March 17, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funer-al Home in Palatka with Pastor 'RQ+DQQDRIFLDWLQJ*UDYH side services with Military hon-ors by the U.S. Army will fol-low at Oak Hill West Cemetery. ,QOLHXRIRZHUVPHPRULDOdonations may be made to the Shriners Hospital For Children, Defy the Odds Campaign, P.O. Box 31356, Tampa, FL 33631 or to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177.Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family atJohnsonOverturffunerals.com Arrangements are un-der the direction of JOHNSON-OVERTURF FUNERAL HOME in Palatka. Edwin Allen Rose, JrEdwin Allen Rose, Jr., age 80, died at home Tuesday, March 12, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Bowling Green, Florida, on November 24, 1932, to Ed-win A. Rose, Sr. and Willie Per-ry Rose. Raised in Birmingham, Alabama, he graduated from Auburn University and served in the Army during the Korean War.He and his family moved to Lake City in 1962. Mr. Rose was owner and opera-tor of North Florida Concrete in Lake City for many years.He is preceded in death by his parents and one nephew, Bobbie Humphreys, of Birmingham, Alabama. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Davis Rose; a son, Richard Rose; a daughter, Kathy Hardee (Frank Kersey); three grandchildren, Teresa Pierce (Tim), Heath Hardee, and Hunt-er Rose; and seven great-grandchildren, all of Lake City. His is also survived by a sister, Ann Rose, of Birmingham, Alabama.Funeral services will be con-ducted on Saturday March 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the cha-pel of the Dees-Parrish Fam-ily Funeral Home with Pastor Elmer Crews and Pastor John /DQHRIFLDWLQJ)DPLO\ZLOOreceive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrange-ments are under the direction of DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32025. (386)752-1234. Please sign our on-line family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comRuby Yvette Simpson Ms. Ruby Yvette Simpson tran-sitioned from this life March 8, 2013. She was born August 13, 1943 in Lake City, Flori-da to the late Elijah Simpson and Dorothy Taylor Simpson. Yvette received her elementary education at Richardson El-ementary School in Lake City. She later attended Boyland Ha-ven (a private United Methodist School) in Jacksonville, Florida. Yvette graduated from Allen High Boarding School in Ash-ville, NC, (a boarding school created for African American girls by the Methodist Episco-pal Church). After high school, she went on to receive dual de-grees in both Russian and Ger-man from Ohio State Univer-VLW\&KXUFKDIOLDWLRQVLQFOXGHGordon Road United Method-ist Church and later Cascade United Methodist serving faith-fully until her passing. She was an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Other precedents in death: her Grandmother, whom she affec-tionately called Mother Clark. Cherishing memories: loving and devoted mother, Dorothy T. Simpson; adopted brother, Min-ister Narvel Kelly (Betty); aunt, Gwendolyn Bullard; cousins, Barbara Martin, Elaine Simpson, David Simpson (Marva) and Lil-lie Stephens (Edward); other rel-atives, loyal friends and sorority sisters. Funeral services for Yvette were held in Atlanta, Georgia. Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Garden of Rest Cemetery. Lake City, FL.Local arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL. (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 5A5A Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES RODEO: Events start Friday Continued From Page 1Aas they attempt to win a championship on the pro-fessional rodeo circuit. Events will include: tiedown roping, team roping, bull riding, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel rac-ing and saddle bronc riding. The rodeo is organized by Columbia County Resources, a nonprofit organization, governed by an eight-member board of directors. It oversees the 86-acre Columbia County Fairgrounds complex and the rodeo arena. The event also has an open rodeo division which allows local cowboys and cowgirls opportunities to compete against profes-sionals in selected events. Steve Briscoe, 2013 rodeo chairman, said more than 250 people have registered to compete in this years rodeo, which has a total prize package of $8,750. Weve got a great turnout, he said. Briscoe said competitors are battling for points in the 2013 National Finals Rodeo which will take place in December in Las Vegas. EXERCISE: Local responders prepare for attack Continued From Page 1ASchool District administrators, teachers and representatives, Lake City Fire Department, Lifeguard Ambulance Service, Century Ambulance Service and Columbia County Emergency Management Department participated. The purpose of the exercise was to have local public safety agencies go through a scenario of an active shooter to operate in a coordinated effort to mitigate a threat or a mass casualty incident such as a school shooting, said Sgt. Ed Seifert, Columbia County Sheriffs Office public information officer. The Columbia County school system and local law enforcement have plans in place for a scenario like this, and this allows us to implement these plans in a real life scenario, which in terms allows us to tweak these procedures to make sure were handling them in the best way possible. Seifert said the training went well.All the participants acted professionally and relied on their train-ing, he said. The community of Columbia County should be confident that public safety entities are ready to face situations such as these. They are prepared and well trained professionals. The training was conducted by The Management Experts, and featured a series of emergency scenarios where authorities had to use different tactics and techniques to reduce the danger. Following each session, briefings were held where tactics and techniques were dis-cussed. School personnel also held a briefing session to discuss their plans. Seifert said the exercise was enhanced because first responders were able to use the school. When we are doing an active school shooter we want it to be as real as possible, he said. We cant do that at a vacant building. Our deputies are going through this in real time with simulated weapons and simulated munitions ...
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That means everything from cancer detection and treatment to hernias, thyroids and gastrointestinal problems. n Cancer Detection and Treatment n Breast Cancer Management n Benign Breast Disorders n Hernia Surgery n Hiatal Hernia, Anti-ux Surgery (Esophyx-TiF) n Colon Cancer n Thyroid Surgery n Colonoscopy and Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy n Polyps n Gallbladder Removal n Abdominal Pain Management n Hemorrhoids n Diverticulitis Call for Appointment (386) 755-6682 When being admitted to a hospital, you can request us for your surgical provider. Here are just a few if the most common medical conditions and surgical treatments Dr. Soler offers his patients: By AMANDA WILLIAMSON firstname.lastname@example.org A Lake City man was arrested Tuesday night for possession of a controlled substance, the Columbia County Sheriffs Office said. Deputy Sheriff Randy Harrison arrested Charles Peek, 31, at 11:50 p.m. charges of possession of drug par aphernelia, possession of metham phetamine and posses sion of K-2, a synthetic marijuana, according to a Sherriffs Office report. Harrison originally stopped Peek for having an inoperable head light on his vehicle at the intersection of U.S. Highway 47 and Raven Lane. But, the report said, Peeks hand shook as he handed his drivers license to Harrison. During a pat-down search, Harrison felt a plastic bag in the suspects right pocket. Speculating the bag con tained marijuana, Harrison asked Peek if he had any ille gal drugs in his right pocket, the report said. After a moments hesita tion, Peek said yes. Harrison then handcuffed Peek and removed the con tents from his pocket. He found a smoking pipe with unknown residue, two pack ages of K-2 and a cigarette pack that contained two small bags, the report said. Field-testing confirmed the contents of one bag to be crystal meth. Peek admitted that he pur chased the K-2 for personal use, but denied knowledge of the crystal meth. Peek was taken to the Columbia County Detention Facility to await further action on the charges. From staff reports Lake City residents found driving drunk on St. Pattys Day may end up paying a pot o gold to cover fines and prosecution expenses. As the holiday approaches, Police Chief Argatha Gilmore recommends motorists plan ahead by arranging a safe ride home and not get behind the wheel drunk, a police department news release says. St. Patricks Day falls on Sunday, and residents can expect police to be extra alert for drunk drivers as a part of the departments Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Drunk driving is dangerous, deadly and against the law and it will not be tolerated in Lake City this St. Patricks Day, Gilmore said in the release. By AMANDA WILLIAMSON email@example.com Two Lake City women were arrested after a hitand-run traffic accident Tuesday at the intersection of Duvall and Miller streets, city police said. Jennie Raye Jarrell, 33, was charged with driving knowingly with a suspended license, and Ashley Banks, 29, was charged with pos session of a controlled sub stance, according to a police report. Officers responded to a traffic crash that resulted in minor injuries about 4:37 p.m. People gathered on the sidewalk alerted the responding officers to a 1995 green Honda moving away down Miller Street, saying it was responsible for the crash, the report said. Another officer caught the vehicle at the intersec tion of Miller and Nassau streets. The driver, Jarrell, told police she did not have a valid drivers license, and a warrants check proved that her license had seven sus pensions, the report said. Officer Rebecca Miles said she observed the pas senger, Banks, fidgeting in her seat. It appeared to Miles that Banks was trying to hide something under the seat. A warrants check revealed Banks was on probation for a narcotics violation, and Miles asked Banks to step out of the vehicle. Jarrell granted the offi cers permission to search her vehicle, where they dis covered a plastic prescrip tion bottle containing a red straw with residue and a small, blue pill, the report said. Banks denied the con tents belonged to her, but said her fingerprints would be on the bottle because she hid it under the seat. According to the report, when asked why she hid the bottle, Banks said, I hid it because I didnt want to get arrested for it and lose custody of my child. Jarrell denied ownership of the bottle and its con tents, the report said. She told the officers she heard Banks say she did not want to go to jail, but did not notice the woman hide any thing under the seat. Miles confirmed the pill was Valium by call ing Walgreens Pharmacy. Before police left the scene, Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Patrick Miles told the offi cers that he had witnessed Jarrell cause the accident then flee down Miller Street. Jarrell and Banks were taken to Columbia County Detention Facility to await action on their charges, the police report said. City police issue DUI warning Women charged after crash City man arrested on drug charges Peek
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, March 14, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS NESTLE PURE LIFE WATER 20 pack/ .5 Liter $ 3 99 JACK LINKS Big Bags Asst. Flavors 2/ $ 10 MONSTER ENERGY 16oz. Asst 2/ $ 3 33 OR $ 2.29 each Sale Dates in effect thru May 4 Columbia Countys Feed Headquarters and Lawn & Garden Supply Center Central States Enterprise, Inc. 755-7445 1.5 Miles North of Post Office, Corner of US41 & Waldo St Full Line of Feed, Pet Supplies, Animal Health, Tack, Lawn Garden and Fertilizer. G. W. HUNTER, INC. Spring fling By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com Its been almost three years since Columbia and Fort White high schools have met on the football field, but the Tigers and Indians are set to play again on May 17. Columbia was originally set to take on Baker County High, but the Wildcats backed out of the game leaving the Tigers with an open spot for the spring game. They backed out and wouldnt accept phone calls, Columbia head coach Brian Allen said. We found out that they had scheduled First Coast. It opened the door for the Tigers to take on county foe Fort White, which was originally scheduled to take on Hamilton County. For coach Allen, the matchup made obvious sense. Our graduation is set for May 24, so that eliminated a lot of teams that we could play, Allen said. With trav el and everything and the budget crisis, scheduling a school in the county made sense for both teams. The game also could have taken place on May 31, but Fort Whites gradu ation is set for that day. Allen said that playing the game in the middle of the week didnt make sense for anyone involved so the game was scheduled for 7 p.m. on May 17 at Fort White, a week prior to graduation. But scheduling isnt the only benefit for the two schools. The gate is expect ed to be a kickstarter to the 2013 season for both schools. For me, were looking at it as the standpoint of a fundraiser for both pro grams, no matter which team wins, Allen said. It should put us both in the green financially, because we expect a good gate no matter if it would have been at our place or theirs. Just because the game is at Fort White, Allen doesnt necessarily look at it as a road contest. Its basically a home game for both teams, Allen said. Its not out of town. Were not talking about trav elling out of the county. Allen also said hes not looking at it as a grudge match. To me, theyre an incounty opponent, Allen said. I dont want to say rival. Allen said he hasnt had the opportunity to look at a lot of what Fort White does on film yet, but that he respects the program as a whole. I havent had the oppor tunity to watch them, but I know theyre going to be coached well, Allen said. We dont want this to be a heated rivalry. Its a good opportunity for both teams to start the season on a good note financially. The two teams most recently met in 2010 in the annual kickoff classic con test. It was part of a classic that took place on back-toback years between the two teams. In 2009, Fort White defeated the Tigers 13-12 in Fort White. Columbia led 12-0 with under 10 minutes remaining in the contest, but Fort White mounted a comeback. Montre Cray scored the go-ahead touch down with 45 seconds remaining in the game. Columbia got revenge on their home field during the 2010 contest behind a stellar performance from Timmy Jernigan. Despite two scores from Columbia transfer Josh Faulkner for the Indians, it was the Tigers who domi nated the game to the tune of 23-13. Jernigan, usually known for his defensive perfor mances in high school, also lined up at running back during the contest. He set the tone early with 45 yards on the opening drive and even scored a touchdown to help the Tigers earn a win. Fort White will host Columbia on May 17. FILE ART Columbia Highs Nigel Atkinson is taken down by Fort White Highs Xavier Wyche in the 2010 kickoff classic played in Lake City. Columbia and Fort White will play each other this year in the kickoff classic.
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NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT Dallas at San Antonio 10:30 p.m. TNT New York at PortlandFOOTBALLNFL calendar 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 Dallas at San Antonio, 8 p.m.New York at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Fridays Games Charlotte at Toronto, 7 p.m.L.A. Lakers at Indiana, 7 p.m.New Orleans at Washington, 7 p.m.Phoenix at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Minnesota at Houston, 8 p.m.Orlando at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.Cleveland at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.Miami at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.Memphis at Denver, 9 p.m.Chicago at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. SEC tournament At Bridgestone ArenaNashville, Tenn. First Round Wednesday South Carolina vs. Mississippi St. (n)Texas A&M vs. Auburn (n) Second Round Today Georgia vs. LSU, 1 p.m.Tennessee vs. South CarolinaMississippi State winner, 3:30 p.m. Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m.Missouri vs. Texas A&M-Auburn winner, 10 p.m.ACC tournament At Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, N.C. First Round Today Boston College vs. Georgia Tech, Noon N.C. State vs. Virginia Tech, 2:30 p.m.Maryland vs. Wake Forest, 7 p.m.Florida State vs. Clemson, 9:30 p.m.AP Top 25 schedule Todays 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 or Rutgers 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 or Seton Hall 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.NCAA automatic bids Belmont, Ohio Valley ConferenceCreighton, Missouri Valley ConferenceDavidson, Southern ConferenceFlorida Gulf Coast, Atlantic Sun Conference Gonzaga, West Coast ConferenceHarvard, Ivy LeagueIona, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference James Madison, Colonial Athletic Association Liberty, Big South ConferenceLIU Brooklyn, Northeast ConferenceWestern Kentucky, Sun Belt ConferenceBASEBALLSpring Training Todays Games Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Atlanta vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m.Houston vs. Washington at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Texas vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Fridays Games Boston (ss) vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Houston at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. San Diego (ss) vs. Kansas City (ss) at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. San Diego (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Seattle vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Texas vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Oakland vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. Minnesota vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, 7:05 p.m. Colorado vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Kansas City (ss) vs. L.A. Dodgers (ss) at Glendale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.MLB calendar Through Tuesday World Baseball Classic. March 27 Last day to request unconditional release waivers on a player without having to pay his full 2013 salary. March 31 Opening day, Texas at Houston. Active rosters reduced to 25 players.World Baseball Classic SECOND ROUND Tuesdays Games Dominican Republic 5, Italy 4United States 7, Puerto Rico 1 Wednesdays Game Italy vs. Puerto Rico (n) Thursdays Game Dominican Republic vs. United States, 7 p.m.HOCKEYNHL schedule Todays Game Florida at Boston, 7 p.m.Pittsburgh at Toronto, 7 p.m.Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m.Chicago at Columbus, 7 p.m.N.Y. Islanders at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.N.Y. 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High at Chiles High, 1:30 p.m. Q Fort White High track at Bob Hayes Invitational, 8 a.m. GAMES T-BALL Lake City league sign-up Saturday Lake City Recreation Department T-ball program registration for new players is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Teen Town Recreation Center. Age divisions are offered for 4-5 and 6-7. Proof of age is required at registration. Cost is $50. Parents may select teams, but team rosters are limited to 15 players. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607. ADULT SOFTBALL Spring sign-up through Friday Columbia County Adult Softball registration for its spring season ends Friday. Mens, Womens, Church and Co-ed leagues will be offered. Fee is $250 (deadline March 22). There is a coaches meeting at 6 p.m. Friday in the Coachs Meeting Hall at Southside Sports Complex. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561 or Casandra Wheeler at 365-2168, or go to columbiacountyadult firstname.lastname@example.org Q From staff reports Florida begins spring practiceBy MARK LONGAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Quarterback Jeff Driskel led Florida to an 11-2 record in his first season as a starter. All people really remember is his last game: a stink-er against Louisville in the Sugar Bowl. So as Driskel and the Gators begin spring prac-tice Wednesday, the focus is squarely on improv-ing quarterback play and developing a more efficient offense. Florida ranked 103rd in total offense last season, the worst showing for any team that made a Bowl Championship Series game. Weve got to be a better throwing team and that starts with him, offensive coordinator Brent Pease said Tuesday. A lot of it is based around understand-ing the protections a lot bet-ter and when he has to get rid of the ball and where he has to see his reads. Just seeing the field bet-ter as a quarterback and seeing what the coverages are doing and trying to get the balls to the guys and schemes defensively how theyre trying to attack him and confuse him. Driskel completed 63.7 percent of his passes for 1,646 yards last season. He threw 12 touchdown passes and five interceptions. He also ran for 413 yards and four scores. He threw game-changing picks in a 33-23 loss to the Cardinals in New Orleans a performance that could motivate him through the offseason. And since the Gators probably need more offense to offset a rebuilt defense, Driskels progress seems to be the biggest thing prevent-ing coach Will Muschamps team from being a legiti-mate contender in the SEC. Again, I think the game continues to slow down for you, Muschamp said. First year as a full-time starter. First year in a scheme and system, the terminology, and not youre not splitting reps 50-50, so hes going to get all the turns and all the reps with the same people, which I think obviously will help us in some throwing game issues. It should help that Driskel will get the majority of rep-etitions with the first-team offense in spring practice. Backup Jacoby Brissett, who competed for the start-ing job last year, transferred to North Carolina State in January. So Driskel has no competition for the job. Jeff wants to go back and improve everything, Muschamp said. But I think you take things in seg-ments. I need to improve here, I need to improve there. I think within say-ing that, Year 2 in the sys-tem the game slows down a little bit. A better under-standing of the protection, a better understanding of where the ball needs to go, where youre protected and where youre not protected. I think those are the things as much as anything its going to help him to under-stand that. All those things, thats easy to talk about, but when its happening in front of 90,000 people against some of the people we play against, its a fast, fast game. It could help that Driskel will have better protection and more talent at receiver. The Gators added transfers Max Garcia (Maryland) and Tyler Moore (Nebraska) on the offensive line and signed five receivers to compete for playing time as fresh-men. The receivers include Demarcus Robinson, who is on campus for the spring. Florida also moved speedy cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy to receiver for the first seven days of practice. More than anything, though, it should help that Driskel has no reason to look over his shoulder. I think itll benefit him a ton, Pease said.
DEAR ABBY: I need help and dont know where to turn. I am divorced and have a 37-year-old son, Teddy, who has never married and has no chil-dren. He lives on his own except when hes in trou-ble or has nowhere else to go. Then he moves back in with me. The problem is my son is a liar and has been ever since he was a teenager. He even lies when telling the truth would be bet-ter. I punished him every way I knew how when he was growing up. Nothing worked. Teddy has been in trouble with the law in the past and is now in trouble again. Of course, he says hes innocent. I got him out on bond and offered to get him help. I also told him there would be no more money from me, and I no longer want to hear his lies. Another problem: Teddy is extremely good-looking and women swoon over him. He ends up using them and then dumping them, and then they call me. I dont know why he is the way he is. Is there treatment for people who cant tell the truth? Please tell me what to do. I love my son and it breaks my heart to see him do these bad things. -BROKENHEARTED MOTHER IN TEXAS DEAR BROKENHEARTED: As much as you love Teddy, its time to accept that you cant fix whats wrong with him; only he can do that. It wont happen until he finally has to accept the consequences of his bad behavior. Taking him in and bailing him out is not the answer. It also helps no one when you have long conversations with the women who call you, so protect yourself by cutting them short. Considering the kind of man your son is, thank your lucky stars that he has no children -yet. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My father recently moved to an apartment with no stor-age and I was left with 10 large boxes of memora-bilia. Going through these boxes brought many tears of remembrance and new insights into the lives of my parents and grandpar-ents. My problem now is what to do with these things; I can scan photos and let-ters, but what about Great-Grandmas wedding dress (stained and moth-eaten), Mothers christening gown (too frail to use again) and the dear soft curl of hair from my uncle who died in childhood? I dont have much storage room, and Im not certain my children would even care about these things. Yet it doesnt seem right to throw them in the garbage. I wonder what other people do with treasured items that have no value beyond senti-ment. -SOFT HEART/PRACTICAL HEAD IN TACOMA DEAR SOFT HEART: Do not automatically assume that your children would have no interest in the contents of those 10 boxes. ASK them. However, if they say no, then contact the state historical society or a local theater troupe and inquire if they would have any interest. You may be pleasantly surprised to find some of the items would be welcomed. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your changing atti-tude will confuse some and excite others. Dont discuss your plans in detail until you have them fully formulated in your mind. The way you present what you want to pursue will make a difference to the outcome. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Dont hold back if you think you have a solution to an existing problem. Dive into the situation with optimism and hope that you can change whatever needs reform. You will convince others to pitch in and help you reach your goals. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont be fooled by someone complaining and asking for your help. Charity begins at home and you must put you and your family first. Offer suggestions and get back to making the changes required to improve your life. Revisit an offer and negotiate. ++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Check out different lifestyles, cultures and geographical locations that can offer you greater oppor-tunities. You may not like change, but its always worth checking out. Opportunity is available, but you may have to make a change to take advantage. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Share your insight, thoughts and ideas. Plan to visit a place or person that will inspire you to make personal, educational or professional changes that will improve your life. A favor or opportunity will come from an old col-league or friend. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Discussions will lead to solutions. Your approach to handling people and problems will be success-ful. A partnership will help you get ahead. Love and romance are highlighted, and plans for the future will enhance your relation-ship. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Dont be fooled by someone promoting a new lifestyle, gadget or per-sonal product that can pre-form miracles. Trust your own judgment and refrain from spending money. A change in your current relationship will lead to new beginnings. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Follow your gut feeling when it comes to affairs that will affect your domestic life or surround-ings. Improvements can be made that will enhance your relationship with someone dear to your heart. Love is on the rise. +++ SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21): Keep your thoughts a secret. Spend time at home doing things that will improve your life or bring you added comfort. Avoid anyone trying to push you into something you dont want to do. Deception is appar-ent. Physical and financial protection is required. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Avoid a confronta-tion with a friend, relative or neighbor. Stick to business and focus on elaborating and developing your ideas and plans for the future. A better position is within reach. Present and promote what you have to offer. ++ AQUARIUS (Jab. 20Feb. 18): Re-establish con-nections with people you have shared good times with in the past. Using your skills to improve your home life and surround-ings will bring you closer to starting up a prosperous venture that allows you to work from home. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Let your intuition guide you when it comes to legal, financial or medi-cal matters. Look over contracts and add what you require to make it worth your while. Love and romance are on the rise, and a commitment or promise can be made. +++ 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 Son trades on lies and good looks to get what he wants Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 3B
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 4B Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 ServicesBANKRUPTCY DIVORCE& CHILD ISSUES other court forms assistance Reasonable / Experienced 386-961-5896 LegalThe Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Board of Directors will hold a meeting of the Board of Di-rectors on Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:00 P.M. at the Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc., Senior Cen-ter located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Rd NWin Live Oak, Florida.05537680March 14, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 2009-CA-260BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.,Plaintiff,vs.JERRYH. STRICKLAND; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JERRYH. STRICKLAND; CAROLYN STRICKLAND; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROLYN STRICK-LAND; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANYUNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF RE-MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIE-NORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHER PERSONS CLAIM-ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2;Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Columbia County, Florida, described as:APARTOF THE SW1/4 OF SEC-TION 3, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAMORE PAR-TICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE ATTHE SWCORNER OF THE SW1/4 AND RUN N 00 DEGREES 0406 E, ALONG THE WESTLINE OF SAID SW1427.47 FEET; THENCE N 88 DEGREES 4523 E, 955.24 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING, ALSO BEING APOINTON THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF A60.00 FOOTEASE-MENT; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 4147 W, 60.42 FEET; THENCE N 88 DEGREES 4546 E, 109.91 FEET; THENCE S 00 DEGREES 4107 E TO THE SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF EASE-MENT, 6042 FEET; THENCE CONTINUE S 00 DEGREES 4107 E, 145.21 FEET; THENCE N 87 DEGREES 3524 W, 110.07 FEET; THENCE N 00 DEGREES 4107 W,138.21 FEETTO THE SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF EASEMENT, ALSO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.GRANTOR RESERVES AN EASE-MENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE NORTH 60 FEETTHEREOF.To include a:2007 Horton Homes, Inc. VIN GAFL634A79848SH21 975321232007 Horton Homes, Inc. VIN GAFL634B79848SH21 97532083A/K/A290 SE Buck GlenLake City, FL32025at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Columbia County courthouse, Courtroom 1, 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055 at 11:00 AM, on April 3, 2013.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 27th of February, 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEALAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participated in acourt 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 two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear.Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individ-uals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.05537632March 7, 14, 2013 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCase No. 2012-CA-000615Deutsche Bank National Trust Com-pany, as Trustee for the Holders of the GSRPM Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-1Plaintiff,vs.Philip J. Hardcastle; Unknown Spouse of Philip J. Hardcastle; Un-known Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTION CON-STRUCTIVE SERVICETO: Unknown Spouse of Philip J. Hardcastle and Philip Hardcastle Last Known Address: UNKNOWNYOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort-gage on the following property in Columbia County, Florida:LOT5, BLOCK D, 242 VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 5, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jere-my Apisdorf, Esquire, Brock & Scott PLLC., the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL33309, on or before February 20, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the com-plaint or petition. DATED on January 18, 2013.P. Dewitt CasonBy /s/ PAPerryAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05536950March 14, 21, 2013 NOTICE OFSUSPENSIONTO: Michael P. JudgeCase No: 201206344ANotice 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.05537704March 14, 21, 28, 2013April 4, 2013 Public Auction2000 CHEVYVIN# 1GCCS195XY82916022005 CHEVYVIN # 1C3EL55R65N613661To be held 03/30/13, 8:00 am at Bryants Tire and Towing 1165 East Duval St. Lake City FL3205505537809MARCH 14, 2013 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY,FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONIN RE: ESTATE OFTHERESIAK. THOMAS,File No. 13-30-CPDivision PROBATEDeceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of THERESIAKOEHLER THOMAS, deceased, whose date of death was September 17, 2012, and whose so-cial security number is ***-**-0184, is pending in the Circuit Court for COLUMBIACounty, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representa-tive and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is March 13, 2013.Personal Representative:SANDRAH. PETERSONAttorney for Personal Representa-tive:Lloyd E. Peterson, Jr.,Florida Bar Number: 0798797905 SWBaya Dr., Lake City, FL32025Telephone: (386)961-9959 Fax 961-9956Email: email@example.comMarch 14, 21, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 12-2010-CA-000616BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPFKACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP,Plaintiff,vs.DANTJACKSON WYNNE; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF DANTJACKSON WYNNE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANYUNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, ANYIF DECEASED, THE RE-SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTH-ER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TEN-ANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2;Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Columbia County, Florida, described as:LOT46, GRANDVIEWVILLAGE, UNIT4, a subdivision according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8 Pages 57 through 59 of the Public Records of Columbia County, LegalFlorida.A/K/A1013 South West Yorktown GlenLake City, FL32025at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, West door of the Columbia County Courthouse, 145 N. Hernando Street, Lake City, FL32056 at 11:00 AM, on April 3, 2103.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 1 day of March, 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy ClerkAMERICANS 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 two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear.Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771.Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.05537705MARCH 14, 21, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-523-CAFIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of theUnited States of America, f/k/a FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff, vs.MARTIN TAVENER and EULIN TAVENER, ETAL,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE is hereby given that P. DEWITTCASON, Clerk of the Cir-cuit Court of Columbia County, Flor-ida, will on the 3rd day of April, 2013 at 11:00a.m. at the Columbia County Courthouse, Courtroom 1, 173 N. E. Hernando Avenue, in the City of Lake City, Florida 32055, of-fer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described proper-ty situated in Columbia County, Florida, to-wit:Lot 1, The Meadows Of Tuskenoo-gee, according to the plat thereof, as Legalrecorded in Plat Book 6, Page 203, of the public records of Columbia County, Florida.Pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pend-ing in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 11-523-CA. 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.WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 27th day of February, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, Florida/s/B. ScippioBy: Deputy ClerkSEAL05537631March 7, 14, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONCase No. 12-2012-CA-000023DivisionFIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,vs.EDWARD C. WILDER, KIMBER-LYL. WILDER AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on Feb-ruary 21, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Colum-bia County, Florida described as:LOT20, OF DUDLEYESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVI-SION IN SECTION 13, TOWN-SHIP6 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:THE NORTHEAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST1/4 OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP6 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. CONTAINING 10.02 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SAID LANDS BEING SUBJECTTO AN EASEMENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS ALONG THE NORTH 30 FEETTHEREOF.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN 2008 FLEETWOOD MANU-FACTURE HOMES MOBILE HOME, VIN(S) GAFL734A80908SH21 & GAFL734B80908SH21.and commonly known as: 892 SWPATHFINDER GLN, FORT LegalWHITE, FL32038; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, ATTHE COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE, 173 N.E. HER-NANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, on March 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 22 day of February, 2013.Clerk of the Circuit CourtP. Dewitt CasonBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEAL05537618March 7, 14, 2013 020Lost & Found LOSTCONURE PARROT, Green with Bluish head, Lost Sun. 3/3 behind KCs Produce, Call 386-288-2093 MISSINGFemale Long Hair Chihuahua 3-7-13 Deputy J Davis Lane FOUND 100Job Opportunities05537616Needed Warehouse Clerk MUSTBE ABLE TO READ TAPE 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: firstname.lastname@example.org AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN NEEDEDwith tools and experience. Contact 758-4757 CadyStudios is seeking a F/T Director of Finance. Performs AR/APtasks, account reconciliations, & process payroll. QBs & ADPPayroll Service knowledge a plus. Equal Employment Opportunity. Contact: email@example.com CDLClass A Truck Driver Flatbed exp. for F/TSE area. 3 years exp or more. Medical benefits offered. Contact Melissa or Sandy@ 386-935-2773
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 2008 Forest River SalemBarn kept, sleeps 9, excellent condition.$16,000 obo 386-623-0474 100Job OpportunitiesF/T Office Position avail. A/R Customer Service, answering phones, scheduling & Misc office duties. Exp inExcel & Word. Email resume firstname.lastname@example.org Hiring Construction Manager position; Experience a must; Email resume to email@example.com or fax to 386-758-8920 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 diplomaMust be accurate and detail orientedMust be excellent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Word PerfectPunctual team player Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 05537634Lincare 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. 05537633Lincare 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 SALES POSITION Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Ford, Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 WANTED OTR Driver 2 yrs Reefer & LTL. Clean MVR a must. FL-Midwest. Great work ethic. Call 386-963-3153 120Medical Employment05537808LPN needed PRN for Ambulatory Surgery Center Please send resume to 256 SWProfessional Glen Lake City, Florida 32025 or email to email@example.com Billing Specialist Experienced Medical Biller: Insurance, Accounts Receivable, Posting and Collection. Good follow up and follow through skills. Sage Software a plus. FAX RESUME: 386-758-5628 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 firstname.lastname@example.org P/Tposition for LPN available in family practice office. 1 page resumes only. Email to email@example.com 240Schools & Education05537693Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class3/18/2013 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class3/11/2013 LPN 04/22/2013 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & 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. 407Computers Complete Dell Desktop $80.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 420Wanted to Buy WE BUYUSED APPLIANCES OR HAULAWAY. CALL386-365-1915 MARK 430Garage Sales 3 Family 3 Days Huge Sale 3/15-3/17, 7am-2pm. Calloway Sbd. 121 SWStafford Ct. No Early Birds Fri 3/15 & Sat 3/16 9am-5pm Furniture, T.Vs and misc. 231 SE Eloise Ave, LC PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. THE PLANTATIONS 997 NWSavannah Circle. Sat, March 16th, 8-12. Lots of Good Deals. 440Miscellaneous GE side by side Refrigerator, white. Ice & Water. $275 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 Large Kenmore Freezer. Works Great!Clean! $175.00 Contact 292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 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. Very clean. NO PETS! Ref & Dep required 386-758-2280 640Mobile Homes forSale2006 16X80 3/2 $25,400 --2007 32x44 3/2 $33,500--BOTH HOMES INCLUDE DELIVERY TOYOUR LAND. Several Repos Coming In The Next 10 Days--Call North Pointe Homes For Details. Call 352-872-5566 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3 DWELLINGS on 5+ aces, main house approx 2453 sqft, 2 story, 3 car garage $349,000. Anita Handy, 386-208-5877 Poole Realty MLS#82510 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide 09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail email@example.com Palm Harbor Homes Demo your mobile home/free tear down at Palm HarborNew mobiles $39K off list John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. 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 WANTED CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05536760$89 Deposit Pools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong Apts386-758-8455 2BR/1BA$600/MO & $575 Sec. Dep. Lovely, Private, re-done CR 242, 2 miles West of RT247 386-365-7193 or 867-6319 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Gorgeous Lake View 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A $500 month & $500 deposit. No pets. 386-344-2170 Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $700-$750 plus SEC .386-438-4600 or 965-5560 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRentWindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3bd/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 750Business & Office RentalsASuite Available in Midtown Commercial Center Call Vicki or Joe 386-935-2832. Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) PROFESSIONAL OFFICEUNIT Oakbridge Office Complex 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale 14.69 ac tract on Lake Jeffrey Rd. Has well & septic and power ready for site built or MH. $65,000 MLS #82567 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Court Ordered #16-2011-CA010514 REALESTATE AUCTION ThursdayMarch 2112noon 2786WUS Hwy 90 Lake City 90+/ACRES LAND Corbitt Manufacturing Commercial / Industrial STAMPLER AUCTIONS Lic. Real Estate Broker AB196AU 295 800.330.BIDS stamplerauctions.com Hallmark Real Estate Close to everything! 14+ lakefront acres convenient to hospitals, shopping & restaurants yet peaceful & private. Jane Creel (386)719-0382 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #76668 $32,000, Buildable lot for site built homes only. In Forest Country. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #80401 $60,000. 130x750 right on Suwannee, Beautiful lot, minutes from Royal Springs, Denise Bose 752-5290 Nice 5 acre lot located in quiet setting River Rise s/d, Homes only, paved street. $65,000 MLS #76151 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice vacant lot ready for your mobile home! lot has just been cleared. MLS #82673 $28,840 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Lake view in CarterChase! 1/2 acre lot in homes only subdivision w/ min square footage of 2000. #54801 $34,900 810Home forSale 2BR/2BAcustom built POOL home in Turkey Run. All cherry wood & ceramic tile flooring. Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 MLS 80934 $178,900 3BD/2BAcustom western cedar home on two acres lakefront lot. Boat ramp, dock and deck. Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 MLS 74681 $179,900 Access Realty Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi. MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Access RealtySpacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 Access RealtyTwo story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Beautifully kept move in ready home. Features Large kitchen with eat in area. MLS 79933 $84,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS 810Home forSale Beautifully maintained newer home in Callaway s/d. Lrg bedrooms & bathrooms. MLS 83071 $179,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Beautifully restored historic home directly on the lake. Views from every angle. MLS 83132 $150,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Hallmark Real Estate BEAUTY-QUALITY-COMFORT spacious 3BR/2BAbrick home in Emerald Forest $109,000 Vic Lantroop (386)623-6401 Hallmark Real Estate BREATHTAKING 4BR/3BAlake front home! In ground, screened pool & patio, 2 fireplaces,$429,000 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, large glassed back patio, and fenced back yard. $229,000 Janet Creel (386)719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate Wont Last Long! Fantastic 3br/2ba home! Case #091-477892, $112,000. Visit www.hudhomestore.com Robin Williams (386)365-5146 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #81958-, $115,000. Must be 55+, 3br/2ba, Site Built w/ lots of room, split plan mstr suite, FL. Rm. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #81959 Must be 55+, 2br/2ba, $79,900. Site Built Home w/eat in kitchen, laundry rm, scrn porch. Denise Bose @ 752-5290 Newer 4 bedroom on 1/2 acre. High ceilings, large master, spacious walk-in closet. MLS 79370 $98,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS REDUCED SHORTSALE 4BR/2.5BAcountry home. 3,000 sqft heated living space. Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 MLS 80934 $178,900 REDUCED! 3,000 sq.ft., 3/2.5 on 20 or 40 acres 14ceilings, Central vacuum system. $489,000. 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6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 6BSports Jump Operations Center 386-752-9212 4917 US Hwy 90 East Lake City, FL 32055 Columbia County Detention Facility 386-755-7000 389 NW Quinten St. Lake City, FL 32055 Visit us online at www.ColumbiaSheriff.org Columbia County Sheriffs Mark Hunter, Sheriff District Two Fort White 386-497-3797 Fort White, FL 32038 PELONIS PUMPING & PORTABLE TOILETS, INC PORTABLE TOILETS AND HOLDING TANKS A Royal Flush Beats a Full House Family Owned and Operated Emergency Service Available (386) 755-1616 http://pelonispumping.com/ 330 NW Railroad Street, Lake City, FL 32055 164 SE Pearl Terrace Lake City, FL Denise Milligan-Bose, Broker (386) 752-5290 firstname.lastname@example.org E ASTSIDE V ILLAGE R EALTY I NC Eastside Village Realty, Inc, is not associated with Eastside Village Homeowners Association, Inc which is located at 189 SE Claudia Way, Lake City, FL 32025 telephone # 386-755-7004 or email@example.com m MIKELLS POWER EQUIPMENT Inc. SINCE 1978 AUTHORIZED S A LE S & SERVICE Saws Tractors Trimmers Zeros We Service What We Sell Mowers Trimmers Tractors Saw Zero Turns Blowers Generators Parts Accessories P A RT S FOR MO S T BR A ND S 752-8098 Randolph & Shirley Mikell Owners 1152 W. U.S. Hwy 90 Lake City, FL 35 TH ANNIVERS A RY SA LE It is an honor and privilege to serve you in our office. Our goal is to provide fast, efficient and courteous service to you. We want to make your transactions in the Tax Collectors Office as pleasant as possible. Ronnie Brannon Tax Collector Proudly Serving Columbia County Motor Vehicle Tag & Titles Property Tax Payments Driver License Services Hunting and Fishing License Business Tax Receipts Courthouse Annex Ft. White, Each Wednesday 386-758-1077 Monday Friday 8:00am 4:30pm www.columbiataxcollector.com JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Florida senior guard Mike Rosario holds up a framed jersey at the beginning of this seasons last home game against Vanderbilt during senior day on Wednesday. Florida trying to regain fire, intensity By MARK LONG Associated Press GAINESVILLE Florida coach Billy Donovan has noticed something missing from his team the last three weeks. Ball security? Sure. Rebounding? Absolutely. Clutch shots in close games? Well, that, too. Those tangible mis cues are correctable, but Donovan says hes more concerned about one intan gible missing element. Im more looking at the whole body of work with the way were playing right now and I dont like our fire, I dont like our intensity, Donovan said this week. The coach doesnt know how the 13th-ranked Gators will regain it. It could be a fatal flaw or the thing that gets Florida back on track as it heads into the Southeastern Conference tournament. The top-seeded Gators (24-6, 14-4 SEC) have lost three of their last six games all by six points or less. Florida was outrebound ed in losses at Missouri, Tennessee and Kentucky, had costly turnovers late and missed shots down the stretch that could have changed the outcome. Guards Kenny Boynton, Mike Rosario and Pat Young have received the brunt of the blame. Boynton missed two 3pointers in the final min ute against the Tigers and missed a jumper with 15 seconds to play against the Wildcats. Rosario turned the ball over at crucial times against Mizzou and Kentucky. And Young was hardly a factor in all three games. He had two points and three rebounds against the Tigers, 15 points and five boards against the Volunteers, and 10 points and two rebounds against the Wildcats. All of it is concerning for Donovan heading into the postseason. But all of it pales in com parison to his teams recent energy and effort. He point ed to the way the Gators started both halves against Kentucky and to a lacklus ter performance against Alabama, a game in which first place in the league was on the line. Im trying to help our team become great, Donovan said. Im not inter ested in just us kind of going through the motions.