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By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Several local residents have made a commitment to knock down bowling pins in the name of a good cause. Svetlana Zhavoronkova, CARC Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities will hold its 20th Annual Bowl-A-Thon Saturday at Lake City Bowl. The fund raiser will have two sessions. The first session begins at 1 p.m. and the second session begins at 3 p.m. The cost is $50 per team of five people. To register call 752-1880, ext. 105. By DEREK GILLIAM email@example.com State law governing land lords and tenants may soon be simplified and all com ponents of the law brought together in one statute, said a local state rep resentative who moved the bill in the state House of Representatives. State Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, proposed House Bill 77. She said the bill ben efits both landlords and ten ants. House Bill 77 passed 78-38 on Wednesday. Porter said the laws gov erning landlords and tenants are spread across multiple statutes and are difficult to understand. House Bill 77 would change that. By AMANDA WILLIAMSON awilliamson@lakecityreporter Florida now requires public records to be cleared of any per sonal information, such as Social Security numbers, before they are released, but Columbia County Clerk of Circuit Court still has delays processing requests more than a year after the new law took affect. It isnt alone. The Associated Press investi gated all of the states 67 counties and their respective courts to see whether each agency is comply ing with the law and how much of a delay doing so is causing in the release of information. The project, under the direction of the Florida Society of News Editors, was done in conjunction with this years Sunshine Week, an annual initiative to promote greater trans parency in government. Since Florida enacted the new law, records clerks must search every public document for person al information, such as credit card and bank account numbers, names of minors and Social Security num bers. In many counties, the task has caused delays in the release of Opinion ............... 4A People ................. 2A Obituaries ............. 5A Advice & Comics ....... 4-5B Puzzles ............... 4-5B TODAY IN PEOPLE Album sales: Buble isnt worried COMING SUNDAY Local news roundup. 73 44 Sunny WEATHER, 2A CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No 293 Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75LAKECITYREPORTER COM WEEKEND EDITION 1A March 15 Music concert Florida Gateway College will host 2012 Entertainer of the Year, Natalie Stovall, in concert. Tickets are $10 or $15 and can be pur chased at www.fgc entertainment.com or by calling (386) 754-4340. March 15-17 Pro rodeo Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. For more information, call (386) 752-8822. March 15-16 Azalea festival The town of White Springs and the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will hold the 13th annual Wild Azalea Festival. Friday events will run from 4 to 9 p.m. and will include the Little Miss Azalea Contest, Suwannee River Duck Race, a Sweets and Eats tasting party from 5 to 7 p.m. and a street dance at 7. Saturday will include an arts and crafts show in town and live music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wild azaleas and other native plants will be available for purchase. Admission to the park is $5 per vehicle. Vendor applica tions are being accepted. For more information, go to specialeventsws@gmail. com or call (386) 397-2310. March 16 Decor sale fundraiser Lake City Garden Club will have a Spring and Easter Decor Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Ave. Items are donated by Carolyn Castagna. All proceeds will be used for the renovation of the historic building. Charity bowl-a-thon The 20th Annual Bowla-Thon to support CARCAdvocates for Citizens with Disabilities Inc. will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at Lake City Bowl. Door prizes will be given away all after noon. Grand prizes will be awarded to the bowlers who raise the most money. For more details or to reg ister a team, call CARC at 752-1880, ext. 105. New York Day Epiphany Catholic Church will hold a New York Day for all who have lived anywhere in New York State, from 12:15 to 4 p.m. in the church Social Hall on Malone Street. There will be a social hour with appetizers, a full St. Patricks Day dinner with dessert, entertainment by Three of Us, and raffles, door prizes. Cost is $15 per person. Wine and beer, including New York brands, will be available. Wear green for St. Patricks Day. Call the Lloyds at 752-4885 or Bob Peloni at 984-8232 for information. Gaming figures donated $1M CURT ANDERSON and GARY FINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE The key players behind a purported veter ans charity accused of setting up illegal gambling rooms pumped more than $1 million into the cam paign accounts of politicians who had the power to regulate or put them out of business. As the untaxed, barely regulated industry mushroomed into a bil lion-dollar industry, money went to the campaigns of governors in Florida and North Carolina as well as dozens of state legislators, and state political parties. They certainly were involved in the process theres no doubt about that, said Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford, who himself received a $500 check from one of the companies involved. An Associated Press review of contributions showed more than $1 million went into Florida cam paign accounts from 2009-2012 and more than $150,000 in North Carolina. Allied Veterans of the World ran nearly 50 Internet parlors in Florida with computerized slot machine-style games and gave about $6 million to veterans out of nearly $300 million in profits. Investigators said much of the money went to charity leaders, who spent much of it on boats, beachfront condos and vehicles House passes Porter bill SUNSHINE WEEK Slowed release GAMING continued on 3A CARC continued on 3A RECORDS continued on 3A From staff reports A Lake City man faces felony sex charges for acts allegedly committed against two middle school children, according to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office. Dylan Lonnie Harrell, 18, 1501 SW Howell St., faces two counts of lewd or lascivious battery on a child older than 12 but younger than 16, a sheriffs office arrest report. The report lists two vic tims, but their ages were not released. The sheriffs office was con tacted after someone reported a rumor at one of the schools in January, according to the report. Harrell was arrested Monday, and booked into Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of $100,000 bond, according to the Sheriffs Office website. Porter Man, 18, arrested on sex charges JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Sharon Feagle, of Columbia Countys Official Records office, looks through a bound book of marriage records. The records vault contains marriage licenses, deeds and mortgages dating back to the 1870s. Feagle said that she gets eight to 10 people a week looking for genealogy records and has seen records of people who bought land for a hog, a cow and two chickens. I think its fabulous. Its very interesting. Many counties find complying with law to be burdensome. Redacting documents causes delays Holiday decorations sale Bowling fundraiser to support agency PORTER continued on 3A Landlord-tenant measure approved on a 78-38 vote. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Members of the Lake City Garden Club pose with Easter home decor items on Thursday. The organization will be selling thousands of Easter decorations donated by Carolyn Castagna and other Garden Club members. The sale will take place at The Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Ave., on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All of the proceeds will go to the renovation of The Clubhouse. Politicians campaign chests benefited from Internet cafe money.
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 Elvis Presley drummer DJ Fontana is 82. Q Actor Judd Hirsch is 78. Q Bassist Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead is 73. Q Singer Mike Love of the Beach Boys is 72. Q Singer-keyboardist Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 70. Q Guitarist Howard Scott of War is 67. Q Rock guitarist Ry Cooder is 66. Q Singer Dee Snider of Twisted Sister is 58. Q Actress Park Overall (Empty Nest) is 56. AROUND FLORIDA Man found guilty in fatal robbery TAMPA A man accused of killing two Tampa Police officers has been convicted in another, unrelated fatal shooting. A jury found 27-yearold Dontae Morris guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder and attempted rob-bery. He faces a manda-tory life sentence. Authorities say Morris killed 42-year-old Rodney Jones outside the Cotton Club in West Tampa on May 31, 2010. Officials say that one month after that incident, Morris shot and killed officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis. Prosecutors are seeking a death sentence in that case. Morris also faces separate murder trials in the killings of Harold Wright and Derek Anderson. The jurors in the current trial were selected from Orlando because too many potential jurors in Tampa were aware that Morris is also awaiting trial in the four other slayings.Man drunk-dials 911, lands in jail ST. PETERSBURG A 51-year-old Florida man got a trip to jail for drunk-dialing 911. Pinellas County deputies didnt find an emer-gency when they arrived at Gary Alan Pockrandts home near St. Petersburg on Wednesday morning. Pockrandt had called 911 twice, telling dispatchers his cell phone wasnt work-ing. Authorities werent amused when Pockrandt called 911 again three hours later and told the dispatcher that his drug dealer was mad at him. The Tampa Bay Times reports Pockrandt was cooperative the first time deputies came to his house. But he was com-bative when they arrived after the third 911 call. An arrest report noted he was intoxicated. Pockrandt is being held in jail on $150 bail. Hes charged with misuse of the 911 system.Officer kills man in patrol car MIAMI Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer fatally shot a man who tried to run officers over with their patrol car. The officers were responding to a call Tuesday night that a suspi-cious person was looking inside parked vehicles. When the officers con-fronted 44-year-old Juan Luis Rodriguez, he was not able to give a plausible rea-son for why he was look-ing inside the cars. The Miami Herald reports that the offi-cers tried to handcuff Rodriguez, but he broke away and got into their police cruiser. Police say Rodriguez tried to run the officers over, and one offi-cer shot and killed him. Rodriguez already had an open probation warrant from 2008 for aggra-vated assault with a deadly weapon. Man calls 911 after setting fire NEW SMYRNA BEACH Authorities say a con-victed arsonist called 911 to report his neighbors house was on fire and then sat in his yard, drinking beer as fire consumed the house. The Volusia County Sheriffs Office received a 911 call about the fire in the New Smyrna Beach house early Wednesday. Sheriffs spokesman Brandon Haught said James Bates told the dis-patcher the flames are going silly now. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports an investigation by the sheriffs office, the State Fire Marshals Office and bloodhounds led to Bates, who was convicted in a series of arsons in 2012. Haught says Bates eventually admitted to breaking into the home and setting fire to a stack of papers in the kitchen. He faces first-degree arson and violation of pro-bation charges. Buble not worried about album sales LOS ANGELES M ichael Buble has sold millions of albums, but as he readies the release of his newest project, hes less concerned with his future sales, thanks to his wifes pregnancy. Im nervous and excited, and truly I think its given me great perspective, the singer said at the music video shoot for his new single, Its a Beautiful Day. I used to worry about how the single would do and how the record would sell. And the truth is, I love this record. Im so proud of it. But, at the end of the day, if it sells 10 mil-lion or 10 copies, Ive got bigger fish to fry, he continued. Ive got a wife and a kid I love very much. Buble married Argentine actress Luisana Lopilato in 2011. They announced in January theyre expecting their first child, and his publicist confirmed Thursday the couple are expecting a son. Most of Bubles albums have reached multiplatinum status, and his last three releases have hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, including the triple platinum Christmas, the second best-selling album of 2011 behind Adeles 21. His new album, To Be Loved, will be released April 23. It finds the Grammy winner covering songs by the Bee Gees, Dean Martin and Elvis Presley, as well as collaborating with Reese Witherspoon. It also fea-tures four original songs, including a tribute to his wife called Close Your Eyes. Its a Beautiful Day is about a man who is happy because his fail-ing romantic relationship has finally ended. So who inspired the song? Harry Styles, the 37-year-old Buble replied jokingly, referring to the One Direction band member who dated Taylor Swift. Ed Asner of Lou Grant released from hospital LOS ANGELES Ed Asners publicist says the 83-year-old actor is out of a Chicago-area hospital after being diagnosed with exhaustion. Publicist Charles Sherman says Asner was released Thursday and plans to fly home to Los Angeles. He likely will postpone some performances of his touring one-man stage show. On Tuesday night, Asner was taken off the stage in Gary, Ind., and went by ambulance to the unidenti-fied hospital. Asner just completed filming several episodes of the TV series The Glades in Florida. Hes been on a national tour portraying President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the play FDR for more than three years. Asner is best known for his roles in TVs The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff, Lou Grant.Current TV, Olbermann settle their legal dispute NEW YORK Keith Olbermann and Current TV say theyve settled their dispute nearly a year after Olbermann was fired by the network and responded with a $50 million lawsuit. Both parties say in a Wednesday state-ment that the terms of the settlement are confidential. Olbermann was fired last March as a host and executive at the left-leaning cable talk network. 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such as Maseratis, Ferraris and Porsches. The operations were shut down this week and nearly 60 people were arrested. Jennifer Carroll, Floridas Republican lieutenant gov ernor, abruptly resigned after being questioned by investigators. Carroll did consulting work for Allied Veterans while she was a state legislator. She was not charged with any wrongdoing. Undercover law enforce ment agents fanned out in the beginning of 2012 to conduct investigations of 44 Allied Veterans locations, according to an Internal Revenue Service affidavit filed in federal court. The agents labeled the parlors Internet casinos, saying employees urged them to pay more to gamble to win the biggest prizes. According to the IRS, that violates a Florida law say ing any sweepstakes game couldnt have different lev els of prizes for those who made donations and those who did not. One undercover agent who took the employ ees advice to bet higher amounts won more than $630 in a single spin in December 2011 at an Allied Veterans site in Lake City. A review of Florida con tribution records showed several people arrested donated to state politicians, as did the Oklahoma-based software company that worked with Allied. In addi tion, many of the more than 100 companies linked to the Jacksonville attorney who has been accused of mas terminding the racketeer ing scheme also made con tributions. In Florida, a large chunk went to the two political parties: The Republican Party of Florida received nearly $300,000, while the Florida Democratic Party has received in excess of $100,000. Money was also given to many top Republican poli ticians as well as legisla tors who have been deeply involved with the future of gaming in the state. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 3A 3A CARC: Bowl-a-thon set Continued From Page 1A Right now we have 21 teams, said Svetlana Zhavoronkova, CARC executive director. We still registering teams and also people can go to the bowl ing alley and register their team and pay on the day of the event. The bowling alley has 16 lanes, and we have 10 teams for one session and 11 teams for the other session, so were open for people to come in. Proceeds raised during the event go toward ser vices provided by CARC. CARC-Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities is a private, nonprofit organi zation that provides servic es for citizens with physical and mental disabilities. The organization serves 40 cli ents and each requires dif ferent types of services. The two major services provided by CARC which use the bowl-a-thon pro ceeds are adult day train ing and the organizations group home. Those are our two main allocations where we spend all of our contribu tions from the community, Zhavoronkova said, noting nine residents live in the group home. The organiza tion also has clients who use employment support services and in-home sup port services. Zhavoronkova said sev eral local businesses have contributed door prizes for the fundraiser, includ ing some companies that are making their first con tributions to the event as sponsors. We really appreciate the donations from local busi nesses because they give the contributions no matter how they suffer, she said. In this economy every sin gle company in our town suffers too, but they still find something they can contribute to us, and thats very important. CARC has experienced budget cuts from the state government in the past few years and the slow econo my has taken a toll on its services and funding. We had an increase in the minimum wage of 45 percent since 2005 and a decrease in our rate of fund ing for services of about 40 percent since 2005, and we have to make up the differ ence, Zhavoronkova said, noting the fundraiser helps with that. Every fundraiser for us is special, she said. Everything we do is spe cial. The 21 teams we have is more than we had last year. This is the biggest fundraiser we have. We want everybody to come and have fun. Its a really fun time. PORTER: Bill passes Continued From Page 1A (Owners) that might only have one or two rent als and also tenants that dont have a lot of access to legal council will be able to go to one place and know exactly what their rights and responsibilities are, Porter said. Porter said State Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, proposed the bill in the Senate this year, and had fought for the bill in 2012. The bill died before it came to a vote in the Senate last year. This was originally her bill last year, Porter said. ... I do know it was mov ing through (the Senate) this year. Porter said the process of a bill coming to the floor takes time, and sometimes is complicated. The bill has to be drafted, and put into legalese. Then, The bill must pass through committees before finally making it to the floor. The bill must be read three times and all the rep resentatives are given the chance to ask questions. Porter said she must have done a good job explain ing the bill, because on the third reading there was no debate. We dont want it to be too easy (for a bill to become law), Porter said. We have enough of them as it is. GAMING: Politicians, parties received donations Continued From Page 1A RECORDS: Law slows fulfilling requests Continued From Page 1A records that are available to the pub lic under Floridas public records laws. Prior to Jan. 1, 2012, record cus todians were not required to redact any personal information in court cases. Look at it this way, if it were your personal information, you wouldnt want it handed out over the counter, said the Columbia County Clerk of Court P. Dewitt Cason. Since last year, every file, even those already automatically redact ed by computer software, has to be checked for personal information, said Pat Perry, chief deputy of Columbia County Clerk of Circuit Court. Delays in getting the court records can prevent information about cases from being released in a timely man ner. This is important not only to the media, but to individuals and businesses that need quick access to cases they wish to learn about. In order to test the effect of the new requirement, representatives from 31 news organizations requested to view the hard copies of two civil cases and two criminal cases in all 67 coun ties. The criminal cases were gener ally a week-old and six-months old, as were the civil cases. Requests for 268 records were made. According to the investigation, there was a delay in retrieving the records in just over half of the counties whether it was because personal information needed to be redacted, because the file wasnt yet in the clerks office or because the file couldnt be found. Although Floridas public records laws dont spell out how long it should take to retrieve a record, the courts have ruled that a record should be produced in no more time than it takes to retrieve the record and review and redact exempt infor mation, said attorney Jon Kaney, who has chaired the Florida Bars media law committee. However, Perry said the law has caused delays in filling public records requests, mainly because the Columbia County Clerk of Circuit Court office is understaffed. Each court department civil cases, small claims, etc. is staffed by only one person, who is responsible for all the work. Thats what causes the delay, she said. We dont have the staff mem bers to devote only to redacting. Not all files are on record at the local Circuit Court, some have to be ordered from its storage facility. Regardless of whether the record is imaged on the electronic software or retrieved as a hard copy from stor age, each page must be examined for personal information. Perry said redacting can take between 15 minutes to several days depending on the length of the docu ment. Columbia County records moved to electronic imaging approximately three years ago. Since then, public records are scanned daily. Even with electronic files, there is still a certain amount of manpower required to search for and redact the document. Cason said the custodians must double-check the work of the automated redacting system. Despite the redaction requirement, Social Security numbers were left in the files retrieved by the Associated Press in Calhoun, Columbia, Gilchrist, Hardee and Hernado counties. As long as you have a human ele ment people involved theres always a small possibility that an error will occur, Cason said. But were doing our best to make sure that it doesnt happen again. The Associated Press contributed to this report. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Pat Perry, Columbia County chief deputy clerk of the circuit court and civil supervi sor, looks through documents in the file room Thursday. The room, which houses dozens of file cabinets, has a multitude of domestic relations, traffic, misdemeanor, juvenile, small claims, circuit and civil court documents dating back to 2009. Older documents are housed off site. City man critical after cycle crash By AMANDA WILLIAMSON awilliamson@lakecityreporter. com A Lake City Man was transported by helicopter to Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville after a Wednesday motor cycle accident. Gabriel Kimble, 42, was listed in critical condition at the hospital after he lost control of the 2005 Kawasaki Ninja as he was driving on Lake Jeffery Road at about 6:36 p.m, the Florida Highway Patrol incident report says. As he approached his driveway, Kimble braked, but the bike tipped side ways. The bike and its rider continued to slide west down Lake Jeffery Road, the report said. Kimble came to a stop on the shoulder of the eastbound lane. Family members moved him from the road. Kimble was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, the report said.
OPINION Friday & Saturday, March 15 & 16, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4ADeficits falling maybe 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 S unshine Week, the annual cel-ebration of open government in America, is a good time to reflect on the freedoms we are afforded in our nation and an even better time to expand on them. This week the Florida Senate took final steps toward passage of SB 50, the long-awaited right-to-speak bill. The measure, along with its House companion, HB 23, guarantees the one thing Floridas Sunshine Law doesnt: The right to be heard at public meet-ings. The right to listen quietly we already have. But some places in Florida, with help from the courts, have suppressed the rights of citizens to speak at public gatherings of elected or appointed offi-cials. Sen. Joe Negron, R-Palm City, hopes to change that on his third try. Negron filed near-identical bills in two previous legislative sessions but fell short both times. This time around hes well on his way. Senate Bill 50 cleared its final committee hurdle Tuesday and could come to a vote in the full Senate early next week. Sunshine Week ends Saturday, but eventual passage of the right-to-speak bill would be a fine, if belated, way to celebrate. Celebrate sunshine Corporations save the day OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.comThere is nothing better for a bad federal budget than a good econo-my, and the recovering U.S. econo-my is beginning to work its magic on the federal deficit, which has been in the $1 trillion-plus range the last four years. The Associated Press says, For once, the governments financial shape is actually improving and will get better still over the next few years as the U.S. economy continues to pull itself slowly out of the worst recession since the 1930s. That for once is a little unfair because from 1993 to 1997 the fed-eral deficit, the excess of spending over revenues, fell by more than $230 billion to around $21 billion -itself the lowest in over 20 years -before going into the black for the first time in nearly 30 years. That happy state of affairs lasted four years, until 2002, and the first round of the George W. Bush tax cuts. The federal budget numbers look so impressive, so orderly, so definitive in the annual White House budget office but its an open secret in Washington that these numbers are just informed guesses often based on improbable assump-tions. For example, the number crunchers are required to assume that Congress will actually do what it says it will. The Bush White House mistakenly believed it was dealing with a 10-year surplus of more than $5 trillion. Then came a second round of tax cuts. The Bush mantra was were going to put some extra money in your pocket, neglecting to mention that the money would have to be borrowed. Then we fought a costly and, as it turned out, unnecessary war in Iraq and are still fighting a second one in Afghanistan, neither of them paid for. One wonders what the response would have been if the government had asked the voters: We feel for the good of the country we have to invade Iraq. How much more in taxes are you willing to pay to have us do that? And finally there was the prescription drug benefit, whose num-bers were greatly fudged to get it through Congress. That wasnt paid for either. We might have survived that fiscal recklessness if the economy hadnt tanked in the worst recession since the Great Depression. The loss of tax revenue and the huge amounts of federal money spend to stop the bleeding drove us deep into the hole and now were slowly starting to climb out as the econo-my picks up. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office predicts the defi-cit will drop to $845 billion this year, and, the CBO says, even if Congress does nothing the deficit will drop to $430 billion by 2015, about what it was in 2008 as the economy began to crater. But then the fiscal good news runs out and absent higher taxes, cuts in the rate of increase in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid or a wholly improbably growth spurt in the economy, we will be back where we started. Not a good place to be. 4AOPINIOND espite diatribes to the contrary, American corporations include multitudes that are tough-minded, occasionally brilliant and manifestly capable, a major reason the stock market is not just alive and well, but downright perky. Thats worth a grin, as is the somewhat misleading decline in the unemployment rate. But dont sup-pose the government cant change that to a frown, even wailing and gnashing of teeth. Its trying right now. Corporations have not had an easy go of it in either the past reces-sion or a recovery in which federal wizards aimed to spend us out of trouble, thereby spending us into danger. Yet even with the worry of catastrophic debt default, the coming of the ultra-burdensome Affordable Care Act -Obamacare -and still other regulatory death-traps, any number of corporations big and small have managed to earn credible profits. One means was cutting costs, and one way of accomplishing that end was to do more with less labor, horrifying many on the left. They think that, instead of increasing efficiency in hard times, businesses should convert to welfare agencies. Many, of course, would then go out of business, or at the least perform abysmally. Brave, bold profits, on the other hand, set them up for a sterling future of expansion and -lets all say hallelujah -hiring sprees. Investors see this, they begin to have hope where there was very little, they invest more, stock prices go up and the left sneers. The supposition, as economically uninformed as it is ideologically inspired, is that the stock market is just a way for the rich to get richer. The actuality is that about half of all Americans have stock invest-ments, and whether the stocks are individually owned or, say, part of a union pension fund, owners profit when stocks grow in value. If that pension fund is for government workers, some taxpayers get off a hook or two. When investments by nonprofit groups do well, they can provide more services to the needy. As their value goes up and they get more capital, businesses can provide more goods, services, tax revenue and occupations that put money in pockets and not infre-quently do something that too often gets lost in the discussion. Jobs can add purpose to human lives. Of course, it wasnt just corporate character and cleverness that led to the latest rise in stocks, but a num-ber of other factors, not the least of which was the Federal Reserve and its easy money policies. Though those policies help boost stock prices, they also threaten runaway inflation. If you think the Federal Reserve is always a lifeguard and never an anchor tied to a swimmers foot, think again. Easy money helped drag us into a recession along with crony capitalism and fed-eral policies that prompted people to buy houses they could not afford. Theres little that big, bad Wall Street did wrong that was not abet-ted by big, bad government. The other cheering news of the moment is that unemployment is down to 7.7 percent of those seek-ing work. The heart palpitates at a slower speed when we realize we got there in large part because of ever fewer people seeking work. Thats not all there is to it -the construction industry is growing again and 236,000 jobs were created last month -but vast numbers have retreated in the battle to secure employment. The cure is really, truly vigorous economic growth that we can only instigate and sustain if the admin-istration quits handling the politics of overspending by exaggeration, trickery and blatant insincerity. At some point, we need serious-ness about long-term reductions of a debt that could turn our world upside down. In the meanwhile, the free citizenry and a private sector of amazing energy and ingenuity are edging us in the right direction. The govern-ment obstructs, but we the people keep doing our best to overcome. Q Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard newspapers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado. Jay AmbroseSpeaktoJay@aol.com Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale McFeattersmcfeattersd@shns.com HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY On this date:In 1568, the Treaty of Longjumean ends Second War of Religion in France. In 1743, George Frideric Handels oratorio Messiah has its London premiere. In 1775, Patrick Henry calls for Americas independence from Britain, telling the Virginia Provincial Convention, Give me liberty, or give me death! Q Associated Press
March 15 Spring revival The Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of the Springville Community will have Spring Revival services beginning 7 p.m. each night. The evangelist is the Rev. Craig P. Riley of the Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of Tallahassee. Everyone is invited. The church is at 3817 NW Suwannee Valley Road. For more information. contact Gloria McIntosh at 755-1099. Music concert Florida Gateway College will host 2012 Entertainer of the Year, Natalie Stovall, in concert. Tickets are $10 or $15 and can be purchased at www.fgc entertainment.com or by calling (386) 754-4340. Fish dinner Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, pre pares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two Alaskan pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hush puppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. Take out or eat in. Grief program A free program, Understanding Your Suicide Grief, will be pre sented at 10 a.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. in the Lake City Plaza. The workshop, facilitated by Marshall Knudson, direc tor of the Alachua County Crisis Center, will discuss ways to cope with suicide grief. This workshop is pro vided as a community ser vice by Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast. Registration is required by March 13. For information or to reg ister, contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714, ext. 2411 or (866) 642-0962. Visit www. hospiceofcitrus.org. March 15-16 Azalea festival The town of White Springs and the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will hold the 13th annual Wild Azalea festival. Friday events will run from 4 to 9 p.m. and will include the Little Miss Azalea Contest, Suwannee River Duck Race, a Sweets and Eats tasting party from 5 to 7 p.m. and live music and a street dance at 7. Saturday will include an arts and crafts show in town and live music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wild azaleas and other native Florida plants will be available for pur chase. Events in town are free. Admission to the park is $5 per vehicle. For more information, go to special firstname.lastname@example.org or call (386) 397-2310. March 15-17 Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. For more information, call (386) 7528822. March 16 Decor sale fundraiser Lake City Garden Club will have a Spring and Easter Decor Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Ave. Items are donated by Carolyn Castagna. All proceeds will be used for the renovation of the historic building. Clothes give-away Bethel AME Church on County Road 242-A will have an evangelistic out reach and clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free food will be available. For more information, con tact Samuel Honor at 6971395 or Eloise Lofton at 754-4694. Charity bowl-a-thon The 20th Annual Bowla-Thon to support CARCAdvocates for Citizens with Disabilities Inc. will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at Lake City Bowl. Door prizes will be given away all after noon. Grand prizes will be awarded to the bowlers who raise the most money. For more details or to reg ister a team, call CARC at 752-1880, ext. 105. Charity yard sale The Christian Service Center will hold its annual Spring Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Anyone seek ing low-cost, great buys should attend. Specialty collector items, such as baseball cards and antique Look magazines, will be featured, along with a wide variety of garage treasures. The center is at 441 NW Washington St. All procedes will be used to purchase food for the centers Food Pantry to help feed the hungry. For information, contact execu tive director Kay Kaly at 755-1770. New York Day Epiphany Catholic Church will hold a New York Day for all who have lived anywhere in New York State, from 12:15 to 4 p.m. in the church Social Hall on Malone Street. There will be a social hour with appetizers, a full St. Patricks Day dinner with dessert, entertainment by Three of Us, and raffles, door prizes. Cost is $15 per person. Wine and beer, including New York brands, will be available. Wear green for St. Patricks Day. Call the Lloyds at 7524885 or Bob Peloni at 9848232 for information and reservations. Reservations must be made by March 9. Pre-Easter celebration B&S Combs Elks Lodge 1599 and The Pride of B&S Combs Elks Temple 1238 will host a Pre-Easter Celebration from 3 to 6 p.m. at Alligator Lake on Country Club Road. There will be food, games, basket give-aways and lots of fam ily fun. For more informa tion, call Carlos Brown at (386) 288-6235. Martial arts event The Academy of Martial Arts of Lake City and Andy Hornes Martial Arts Academy 2 in Bell will host a open martial arts tourna ment at Florida Gateway College. Registration for participants will start at 8 a.m. and the tournament will begin at 9. The event is open to practitioners of all styles of traditional mar tial arts. It is not a mixed martial arts fighting event. To register to compete, go online to www.florida gatewaychallenge.com. Spectator admission is $8; children 3 and younger are free. For more information, contact Laura Lindboe at (386) 623-0551 or Andy Horne at (352) 949-3669. Prayer breakfast The Womens Ministry of Mount Tabor AME Church will have a prayer breakfast at 10:30 a.m. The commu nity is invited. To reserve a seat, call (904) 238-3981 or (386) 754-0118. Gardening program Master Gardener Tony Kurtz will present a pro gram on Green and Easy Florida Lawns at 1:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Main Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. Gospel sing Long Branch Congregational Methodist Church on County Road 135 in White Springs will hold a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Guest singers will be Don Lemleys and group. Refreshments will be served afterward. For more information, call (386) 397-2673. March 17 Unity Day Sisters Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, 3194 SW Sisters Welcome Road, will have a Unity Day, with the theme One in Christ. The womens program will be at 11 a.m. and the mens program will be at 3 p.m. Family reunion The fourth annual Christie Family reunion will be at 1pm at the Deep Creek Community Center, 10 miles north of Lake City on U.S. 441. Bring a pot luck dish to share. For more informa tion, call Wallace Christie at 752-4447 or Alton Christie at 752-3454. Pastor appreciation Trinity Faith Outreach Ministries, 738 NW Texas St., will have an appre ciation service for Pastor C. Y. Perry at 11:30 a.m. The messenger will be Elder Kenneth Griffin of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Fort White. Brother Atuan Richardson of Gainesville. At 3 p.m., the messenger will be Elder Darryl Reid of Lake City with music by Sharon Williams of Gainesville. The commu nity is invited. Preacher appreciation Olivet Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its Pastor Ronald V. Walters and his family for eight years of service. Guest speaker for 11a.m. service will be Pastor Antonie Walker from Baxley, Ga. Guest speaker for 3 p.m. service will be Pastor Tyrone Blue from Gainesville. Please join us in this joyous appreciation celebration. For more infor mation, contact Margaret Denson at (386) 754-1821 or Annie Perry at (386) 438-8635. March 18 SCORE workshop SCORE is holding a free entrepreneurs inter active workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. You can ask questions, get advice, meet other entrepreneurs, receive free educational materials from the Small Business Administration and other sources and arrange for one-on-one business counseling from qualified SCORE volun teers. Call (386) 752-2000 or email scorelakecity@gmail. com to reserve a seat. UDC meeting The Olustee Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 5:15 p.m. at the China Buffet, 345 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90). The guest speaker will be Lunelle Siegel, a noted author ity on 19th-century history and the War Between the States. She will give a talk on A 150 Year Reflection on the Emancipation Proclamation. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 5A 5A I 10 from West of US 41 to CR 250 Overpass Florida Department of Transportation Information Open House Financial Project ID: 432641 1 The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) would like to invite you to an Open House regarding the construction plans for I 10 from west of US 41 to the CR 250 overpass in Columbia County. The Open House will be held Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the School Board Administration Auditorium, 372 W. Duval Street in Lake City. FDOT staff will be available from 4:30 5:30p.m., to explain the proposed improvements and answer your questions. Department staff will also give a brief presentation during the County Commission meeting at 5:30p.m. In June of 2012, Interstate 10 in Columbia County through the Osceola National Forest was overtopped by stormwater in several locations due to heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Debbie. As such, the Florida Department of Transportation is undertaking a project to preserve the safety of the traveling public, alleviate the flooding situation for future storm events and minimize the inconvenience to the public. Financial Project ID: 432641 1 will address 4 areas. The work will consist of installing additional pipes/culverts and raising the roadway at these locations, as well as, other construction necessary to accommodate these improvements. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the project manager, Ryan Asmus, at (386) 961 7443. Philip Leon Corbin Philip Leon Corbin died Thurs day, March 14, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Russellville Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Pastor Jered W. Day and Dr. Grover ily will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Mr. Corbin, the son of the Walter Columbus Corbin and Jewel Bea trice Sellers Corbin was born Au gust 19, 1928, in Jasper, Georgia. His brothers, Thurman Franklin Corbin and Garland A. Corbin, Sr. preceded him in death. Mr. Corbin was a graduate of Lake City Community College. He was retired owner and operator of Philip Corbin Electronics, a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during World War II, and a member of SEBA Association, American Legion an d Woodmen of the World. Survivors include his wife, Laura Corbin of Forsyth, chil dren, Allen (Debby) Corbin of Lake City, Florida and Patricia (Bruce) Graben of Nicholas ville, Kentucky, grandchildren, Brandy (Tucker) Lemley, Lance Corbin and Travis Corbin of Lake City Florida and great grandchild, Lia Belle Lemley. ily suggests donations to Thomaston Hospice Foun dation, 316 West Gordon Street, Thomaston, GA 30286. Please visit www.monroecountymemori alchapel.com to express trib utes. MONROE COUNTY MEMORIAL CHAPEL has charge of arrangements. Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES By AMANDA WILLIAMSON awilliamson@lakecityreporter. com A Lake City man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his stepdaugh ter with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest early Thursday morning. The Columbia County Sheriffs Office respond ed to a disturbance on Cypress Lake Road at 12:29 a.m., Lora Meadows said her stepfa ther, Mark Davis, had become violent after she ques tioned him about his intoxicated state. Davis, 48, appeared as if he was going to hit Meadows, the arrest report states. After pulling an 8inch knife from its sheath, Davis said, Im going to get you, the report con tinues. Lora began dialing 911, and Davis left the resi dence. A search of the area found no trace of Davis. But as police gathered back at the residence, Davis appeared from a neighbors property with his hands in the air, the report said. He made sui cidal statements, begging the police to shoot him, as the officers handcuffed him and attempted to place him in the patrol car. Davis then resisted, stiffening his body so the arresting officer could not get him into the cars back seat, the report said. He was forced into the vehicle and transport ed to Columbia County Detention Facility without further incident. The knife was not recov ered, the report said.. Davis City man arrested after threats incident COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at jbarr @lakecityreporter.com. COURTESY PHOTO Entertaining seniors The Fort White Middle School Chorus went to the LifeStyle Enrichment Center on Tuesday to perform for the senior citizens. The performance included singing, playing the piano and sign language. The director is Mrs. Tina Johnson and the accompanist is Mrs. Bobbie Moore. Mrs. Johnson said she and her students love singing at the center.
FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, March 15 & 16, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A6AF&V T omorrow is perhaps the busiest day in every week. Mark Twain once said, Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. Im pretty sure he had going to the den-tist, balancing his checkbook, or maybe starting a new diet in mind. All of these seem like really good ideas to do tomor-row. Defined as the habitual and intentional act of delaying doing or completing a responsibility, procrastination has been called opportunitys assassin. If we are honest, most of us recognize it as a bad habit that adds unneces-sary stress to our lives. One of the earliest recorded occurrences of procrastination in the Bible is in the book of Exodus. Moses is having yet another meeting with Egypts pharaoh about letting Gods people go, and has the added leverage of the plague of frogs for motivation. He tells pharaoh, I leave to you the honor of set-ting the time for me to pray for you and your officials and your people that you and your houses may be rid of the frogs Pharaohs answer? Tomorrow. (Exodus 8:9-10) No rhyme or reason to that, unless he had a plan for frog legs for supper lots of them. Why else would you keep a house full of frogs around lon-ger than absolutely necessary? Procrastination lets just not deal with it today. In all seriousness, procrastination is one of the most effective weapons against experiencing success and living as an over-comer of our struggles. It harms us by making sure that opportunities on the job and involving our education are lost because we miss deadlines and are labeled as undependable. Unfinished projects, broken promises and lack of growth result in seriously damaged relationships. Procrastination even takes a toll on our health: ignore that symptom or avoid a check-up long enough and there could be trouble. What are you putting off, and what could it possibly cost you? Proverbs 27:1 brings a healthy perspective: Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. When we procrastinate, we are boasting that we have the right to a tomorrow, (a tomor-row without its own set of struggles), and the truth is, we may not. We also are giving our-selves an excuse not to deal with things that are causing harm today. Problem is, the longer we leave it, the more damage it will cause. Last, but not least, we are developing a bad habit that can become a way of life. Hebrews 3:7-8 gives us the cure: Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts Hear in this passage implies more than just listening. It means to attend to; to consider what is or has been said. Harden in the origi-nal Greek actually translates to become stubborn. In the south, we might say it like this, Dont be so hard-headed, for cryin out loud, and tend to what needs tending! Lets not put off till tomorrow what really needs to be tended to today, for there is much to lose, and our hearts well, they really do matter. Blessings, Angie Procrastination weighs down ones life HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.net Q Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences, and offers biblical counseling. Follow Angie on Twitter: Angie Land @HeartMttrs.Biblical bungling bunionsI n 1968, the bulletin was issued from when desir-ous that was so tragic that it was hilarious so piti-ful it was almost unbelievable. An aged gentleman went into the hospital for surgery. It seems he was the victim of bun-ions. While under anesthetic, his troubles began. He experi-enced a cardiac arrest and so the doctors promptly opened his chest cavity and massaged his heart. In the process an instrument punctured his stom-ach. In the process of moving him, he fell from the stretcher and broke both a leg and an arm. When he returned from surgery, he had a breathing tube in his throat, a drainage tube in his stomach, and both his arm and leg wearing a cast. The pitiful thing was he still had his bunions. Have you ever gone to church to be healed and returned home all wrapped up in bandages, and worse off than you were before you went? Or maybe you remember the last time you tried to straighten out a simple misunderstanding with a broth-er in Christ or even a neighbor or friend at work, but it ended up worse than it was before. For those teenagers who may be reading, there have been times when you took your problems to a friend, but they just didnt understand, or maybe they reacted wrongly. Instead of finding a solution and healing, you come away with more prob-lems. Everyone needs help at sometime or other, but the big question is who to get it from? In Jesus day, the people were eager and searching for a relationship with God. All they had were the religious leaders, like the pharisees, the saddu-cees, and teachers of the law. They were more like a religious Gestapo. They were more inter-ested in their positions than in being spiritual physicians. Jesus said they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God. He said they actually got in the way of those who wanted to find God. Jesus, the Great Physician, challenged this hypocrisy. Jesus is the true doctor of the soul. He is the great physician. He wants to heal the hurt, lift up the fallen. In Luke 4:1630, Jesus comes to Nazareth where he had been brought up. He goes to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stands up to read the Scriptures. He was handed the book of the prophet Isaiah, he opened it and read, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord. Bunions are bad but thats not the worst thing that can happen to you. Jesus is the great healer of the heart and soul, He gave His life for you. If you are looking for Him, I want to offer a free Bible study, called Redeemed. Just go to my website and its there for you, along with a way to com-municate and ask questions. Jack Exum Jr.email@example.com Q Jack Exum Jr. Is a freelance writer who lives in Lake City. To find more articles (by Jack Exum Jr. as well as Jack Exum Sr.), Exum books for sale, family pictures, Bible studies, special For Teens Only area and more, visit Exums website, www. jackexum.com.
LAKE CITY REPORTER FAITH & VALUES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 7A7AReligionMarch 15Spring revivalThe Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of the Springville Community will have Spring Revival services beginning 7 p.m. The evangelist is the Rev. Craig P. Riley of the Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of Tallahassee. Everyone is invited. The church is at 3817 NW Suwannee Valley Road. For more information. contact Gloria McIntosh at 755-1099.Fish dinnerOur Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, pre-pares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two Alaskan pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hush-puppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. Take out or eat in. March 16Yard saleThe Christian Service Center will hold its annual Spring Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Anyone seek-ing low-cost, great buys should attend. Specialty collector items, such as baseball cards and antique Look magazines, will be featured, along with a wide variety of garage treasures. The center is at 441 NW Washington St. All procedes will be used to purchase food for the centers Food Pantry to help feed the hungry. For information, contact execu-tive director Kay Kaly at 755-1770.Prayer breakfastThe Womens Ministry of Mount Tabor AME Church will have a prayer breakfast at 10:30 a.m. The commu-nity is invited. To reserve a seat, call (904) 238-3981 or (386) 754-0118.Clothes give-awayBethel AME Church on County Road 242-A will have an evangelistic out-reach and clothing give-away from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free food will be available. For more information, con-tact Samuel Honor at 697-1395 or Eloise Lofton at 754-4694.Gospel singLong Branch Congregational Methodist Church on County Road 135 in White Springs will hold a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Guest singers will be Don Lemleys and group. Refreshments will be served afterward. For more information, call (386) 397-2673.March 17Unity DaySisters Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, 3194 SW Sisters Welcome Road, will have a Unity Day, with the theme One in Christ. The womens program will be at 11 a.m. and the mens program will be at 3 p.m.Preacher appreciationOlivet Missionary Baptist Church will cel-ebrate its Pastor Ronald V. Walters and his family for eight years of service. Guest speaker for 11 a.m. service will be Pastor Antonie Walker from Baxley, Ga. Guest speaker for 3 p.m. service will be Pastor Tyrone Blue from Gainesville. Please join us in this joyous appreciation celebration. For more infor-mation, contact Margaret Denson at (386) 754-1821 or Annie Perry at (386) 438-8635.Pastor appreciationTrinity Faith Outreach Ministries, 738 NW Texas St., will have an appre-ciation service for Pastor C. Y. Perry at 11:30 a.m. The messenger will be Elder Kenneth Griffin of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Fort White. Brother Atuan Richardson of Gainesville. At 3 p.m., the messenger will be Elder Darryl Reid of Lake City with music by Sharon Williams of Gainesville. The commu-nity is invited.Pre-anniversary serviceThe Greater Truevine Baptist Church will be hav-ing a pre-anniversary ser-vice at 3 p.m. for Pastor and Lady Carlisle in recognition of their 10 years of service. The messenger for this event will be Chief Argatha Gilmore of the Lake City Police Department.March 19Lenten lunchThe First Presbyterian Church invites the com-munity to a Lenten lunch from noon until 1p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. The lunch will include soups freshly made by the women of the church. It will be fol-lowed by a short drama. The lunches are in remem-brance of the season of Lent, a 40-day season of reflection and preparation for the death and resurrec-tion of Jesus. March 20Holy Week serviceFirst Presbyterian Church will have a Service of Wholeness at 6:15 p.m. The service provides a time for to meet God and to feel the comfort and forgiveness that refreshes through Jesus Christ. At this service, chants are sung, reflective silence, and proclamation of the Scriptures will be held. We will offer anointing with oil and prayers for healing.March 24Church anniversaryNew Dayspring MBC Inc. will have a 31st anni-versary celebration with a theme of Walking in pur-pose of commitment and willing to serve. The 11 a.m. service will feature the Rev. Lantz G. Mills Sr. and the New Day family. The 3 p.m. service will feature the Rev. Alvin Baker and the Bethel MBC family. The church is at 709 NW Long St. For more information, call (386) 752-0348.Easter concertElim Baptist Church in Fort White will present an Easter concert, The Power of the Resurrection, at its 11 a.m. service. The church is at 3435 SW Elim Church Road in Fort White.March 31 The Greater Truevine Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m. For information, contact the church at (386) 755-9247.Resurrection SundayGlad Tidings Assembly of God, 1571 E. Duval St., will have Resurrection Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. Church youth will present a skit. Daniel and Mona Harris will pres-ent special music, and Evangelist Jim Willett of Michigan will deliver the word. For more informa-tion, call (386) 365-1533 or visit online on Facebook or at gtlakecity.org.April 6Gospel sing, supperLee Worship Center Church and Living Word Faith Fellowship will have a potluck supper and gos-pel sing. The supper will be at 6 p.m. and the sing-ing will start at 7. For more information or to get on the program, call Allen at (850) 869-9977. The church is at 471 SE Magnolia Drive in Lee.April 14Gospel music concertFirst Christian Church of Lake City, l403 W. Duval St., will host a concert by nationally known Christian musician Thomas Shelton at 8:45 a.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.OngoingSunday schoolFalling Creek Chapel, 1290 Falling Creek Road in Lake City, has Sunday school for all ages. It is 9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings. Adults meet in the church and children meet in our new Childrens Ministry building. For more infor-mation call (386) 755-0580 or email fallingcreek firstname.lastname@example.org.Womens Bible studyA womens Bible study class will be held each Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Class Extension of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 436 SW McFarlane Ave. All denominations are welcome. For more infor-mation, call Esther at (386) 752-9909.Mens Bible studyOur Redeemer Lutheran Church will have a mens breakfast and Bible study from 7 to 8 a.m. each Wednesday at the church, 5056 SW State Road 47, one mile south of Interstate 75. For more information, con-tact Pastor Bruce Alkire at (386) 755-4299.Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday morning devotional ser-vices the second Sunday of every month at 9 a.m. There is also a continen-tal breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motorcycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Christian motorcyclistsChristian Motorcyclists Association, Iron Shepherds Chapter 826 meets the first Thursday of the month at Hong Yip Restaurant, 905 SW Main Blvd., at 6:30 p.m. For more information email Ironshepherds826@gmail.com or call David Greene at (386) 755-5594.New popes views bind simplicity with complexity COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Church Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at email@example.com.James becomes a believer W hat did it take for James, the half-brother of Jesus, to become a believer? the speaker asked his audience. That is a great question. So lets meditate upon this. Early in His ministry, Jesus goes to Nazareth, His home-town and wants to preach to the people. He is so overwhelm-ingly rejected that He does very few miracles there. Luke (4:16ff) records that when Jesus commented on the passage from the Old Testament that He had just read, the people tried to stone Him but He escaped. Matthew and Mark record the reactions of the towns people as asking, Where did this man get His wisdom and His ability to perform miracles? On another occasion, when Jesus was at His home, His family rescued Him from the crowds who were outside. The family of Jesus said, He has lost His senses (Mark 3:21). One year when the Feast of Booths was at hand (John 7:2) the brothers of Jesus made some derogatory remarks to Jesus and the author of the gos-pel of John comments, for not even His brothers were believ-ing in Him (John 7:5). Mark (6:3) and Matthew (13:55) records that Jesus had four brothers, one of which was named James. It is believed that this James became a leader of the church in Jerusalem (Acts 15) as well as the James who Paul identi-fies to the Galatians as the Lords brother (Galatians 1:19). Some even think that this same James is the author of the New Testament book, James. So what caused this unbeliever to become a believer? What caused this half-brother of Jesus to change his beliefs about his brother? Why would this James refer to Jesus as Lord and to himself as a bond-servant of God and the Lord Jesus Christ (James 1:1)? The answer must be that he heard of the things which Jesus did, especially His death and resurrection. James knew his brother as they were growing up. In the beginning of the min-istry of Jesus, James probably heard about the miracles Jesus did but probably paid no attention to them, after all they were brothers; they had grown up in the same household. They had the same mother. James knew Jesus possibly when Jesus was a teenager or a young man before Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. The miracles attributed to Jesus, James may have just passed off as, that cant be my brother. However, if James witnessed the death of his brother, he might have begun to question himself as to whether or not Jesus could have really done the things He said He had done. But, when James saw his brother after the resurrection of Jesus, then things would take on a whole different meaning. When James considered the resurrection of Jesus, the empty tomb, and the appearances of Jesus to various people and groups (consult 1 Corinthians 15:5-8), he possibly had enough evidence to produce the faith in himself that Jesus was truly who He said He was. James became a believer in Jesus the same way that we become a believer in Jesus. He had to consider the evidence that was presented about the life of Jesus. He had to meditate upon the things which he read and say to himself, Do I believe this or not? The gospel writers present enough information about Jesus to cause us to believe (John 20:30, 31). If a half-brother of Jesus can change his mind and believe, can we not become believers in Jesus also? Read the testimony, consider the evi-dence and become a believer just like James. BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeakcarlton_mc@msn.com Q Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City area. All Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless otherwise noted. By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated PressVATICAN CITY At gatherings of Latin American bishops, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was often a star speaker about economic inequities in a profit-driven world. He also has used the forums to warn fellow church leaders about drifting from core Catholic values and teachings. The twin messages are now expected to frame the beginning of the papacy of Pope Francis: Reinforcing the Vaticans views on issues such as birth control and womens ordination that will dis-appoint reform-minded followers, yet showing an activist streak that could hearten others pushing for greater attention to problems that include poverty and international debt. These broad ideological strokes drawn clearly over decades in the Argentine church will likely be accompanied by growing nuances and initiatives demanded by the modern papacy that requires diplomatic skill, mana-gerial acumen and a degree of pastoral flair. His emphasis on clerical simplicity and populism, including efforts to keep divorced Catholics and unmarried mothers in the churchs fold, could raise alarms among staunch conservatives about a reorientation of Vatican priorities after eight years of strict guidance under Benedict XVI, who spent most of his Vatican career as the main doctrinal enforcer. Through lesser-known gestures and comments in the past, the first Latin American pontiff also has shown an inclination to expand interfaith outreach to Islam and Judaism, and efforts to further close the nearly 1,000-year estrangement with the Orthodox churches. The popes historical namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, is described in church lore as walk-ing unarmed to meet an Islamic ruler during the 13th century Crusades in a gesture of respect and shared humanity. In his first Mass on Thursday as pope, Francis reinforced his pasto-ral priorities and service during a brief homily in the Sistine Chapel that was simple and inclusive, call-ing on all Catholics to help build the church and walk with the faith. Without such collective spir-it, he said the underpinnings grow weak. What happens when children build sand castles on the beach? he told the congregation that included the cardinals who elect-ed him. It all comes down. The pope then showed a sterner side by citing the words of French writer Leon Bloy, an agnostic who experienced a strong religious conversion before his death in 1917: He who doesnt pray to the Lord prays to the devil. To focus on the new pope only as a traditionalist is wrong, as is only to focus on him as a champion for economic justice, said Ambrogio Piazzoni, a church historian and vice-prefect of the Vatican library. He is both and much more. This will be a papacy of complexity. A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Thomas Rosica, described the ini-tial period of any papacy as days of surprise. But core elements of Pope Francis pontificate are already informed by his Jesuit order. Its nearly 500-year history has been marked by hostility from the Vatican over perceived disobedience. ASSOCIATED PRESSArgentinas Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio (right) greets fai thful in Buenos Aires, Argentina. On Wednesday, Bergoglio was elected po pe, the first ever from the Americas.
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The new district includes Madison County, Taylor County and Fernandina Beach. Fort White spent four years in a district with Madison County when the FHSAA experimented with a four-year plan from 2005-08. Taylor County has been a regular opponent and an off-and-on district foe for a while. Fort White played a home-and-away series with Fernandina Beach the last two years. With the loss of Santa Fe and Union County, Jackson had to scuffle a bit. The Indians are taking on Class 7A schools Chiles and Buchholz. Hamilton County and Newberry returned to the schedule and former district opponent Bradford is back. Suwannee is back to give the Indians more neighborhood games. Jackson has also signed up Faith Christian Academy of Brandon. Dixie County returns to the schedule as the kickoff classic opponent. It is a pretty tough schedule, Jackson said. There are some teams we match up well with, but that is a pretty rough stretch in the last four games of the season. We can compete with Suwannee and Taylor, but the question is will we be healthy at that part of the season. Newberry occupies the second playing date for the eight straight season. It is an early test, Jackson said. You have got to be ready. We have had some real good games with them the last couple of years. It is good to get Bradford and Dixie County back on the schedule. We havent played Dixie in a couple of years and he called me. We play Bradford in all the other sports. Fort White will play host to Columbia High in the spring game on May 17. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia Highs Javere Smith reacts as he clean and jerks during a weightlifting meet held at the Fort White High School gymnasium on Monday. Tigers claim Invitational By BRANDON FINLEY firstname.lastname@example.org FORT WHITE Columbia High has another meet under its belt as the Tigers dusted off nine other teams to claim a win in the inaugural Indian Invitational weightlifting meet held at Fort White High. The Tigers finished well ahead of the rest of the competition with 85 points in the meet. Baker County High finished second with 51 points. Fort White was third, followed by Buchholz and Keystone Heights high schools. Other schools to compete in the event were Ceder Creek, Hawthorne, Oak Hall and Bradford. Columbia placed first in three different weight class es (139, 219, 238) with Tony Springhorn, Terry Calloway and Javarre Smith picking up wins for the Tigers. Other lifters to place from Columbia and Fort White were: 119 Brent Beach (FW), second; Sammy Paul (CHs), third; 129 Roger Cray (CHS), second; Kenny Paul (CHS), third; 139 J.T. Bradley Columbia takes first, Fort White finishes third. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia Highs Kayli Kvistad signals a pitch to a batter during a game earlier this year. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs Kendell Day safely slides home during a game against Williston High on Tuesday. CHS continued on 3B Lady Tigers keep rolling By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com Theres no slowing down when it comes to Columbia High softball as the Lady Tigers improved to 12-1. The Lady Tigers began the week by destroying Lee High, 15-0, on Wednesday in a mercy-rule game that ended after four innings. Lacey King hit a home run and had six RBIs to lead the Lady Tigers in the contest. She had three hits, four stolen bases and scored four runs in the game. Kayli Kvistad, Tatum Morgan and Caleigh McCauley each had two hits in the contest. Kvistad had two RBIs and McCauley fin ished the game with three. Brittany Morgan and Keeley Murray each had one hit and scored two runs. Ashley Shoup pitched four innings, allowed two hits and struck out four bat ters to pick up the win for Columbia. Lacey continues to be an asset for our team, Columbia head coach Jimmy Williams said. She can drive in runs and steal bases. Shes the surprise player of the year for us. Shes part of the team that helps us click. Columbia travels to P.K. Yonge at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Columbia softball defeats on winning streak. Fort White squeaks by Lady Rams, 4-3 By TIM KIRBY firstname.lastname@example.org FORT WHITE Fort White Highs softball team won a 4-3 squeaker over visiting Interlachen High on Thursday. The district win by the Lady Indians avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Rams. Fort White pitcher Morgan Cushman was spectacular through fiveplus innings, retiring 14-of-16 batters. She fin ished with a six-hitter with 11 strikeouts and one walk. Two of the runs were earned. Fort White scored one run in the second inning and three runs in the third. Shea Chesney beat out an infield single to open the second inning. Caitlin Bruce forced her at second and Kayla Redwine sacri ficed. Bruce later scored on a passed ball. The three runs in the third inning came with two outs. Alexa Hatcher walked and Ashley Chesney fol lowed with a single. Shea Chesney ripped an 0-2 pitch to the gap in rightcenterfield for a triple and followed the two runners home when Interlachen (7-8, 1-4) lost control of the ball in the infield. Shea Chesney was 3-for-3 at the plate. Ayla Gonzalez and Bruce had the other hits for Fort White. They played together as a team, Fort White head coach Cassie Sparks said. We needed this win for district. We had the bats going. Fort White (3-9, 2-5) travels to Santa Fe High at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Lady Indians finish off week on high note.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m. SPEED NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Jeff Foxworthys Grit Chips 300, at Bristol, Tenn. Noon SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 2 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Nationwide Series, final practice for Jeff Foxworthys Grit Chips 300, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 2 a.m. NBCSN Formula One, qualifying for Australian Grand Prix, at Melbourne, Australia BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB World Baseball Classic, second round, teams TBD, at Miami GOLF 9:30 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Avantha Masters, second round, at Delhi, India (same-day tape) 3 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Tampa Bay Classic, second round, at Tampa Bay 6:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, Founders Cup, second round, at Phoenix 8:30 p.m. TGC Champions Tour, Toshiba Classic, first round, at Newport Beach, Calif. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. WGN Preseason, Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox, at Phoenix MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN Big Ten Conference, quarterfinal, Indiana vs. Illinois, at Chicago ESPN2 Atlantic Coast Conference, quarterfinal, Miami vs. Boston College, at Greensboro, N.C. 2 p.m. ESPN Big Ten Conference, quarterfinal, Wisconsin vs. Michigan, at Chicago ESPN2 Atlantic Coast Conference, quarterfinal, Virginia vs. N.C. State at Greensboro, N.C. 7 p.m. ESPN Big East Conference, semifinal, Georgetown vs. Syracuse, at New York ESPN2 Atlantic Coast Conference, quarterfinal, Duke vs. Maryland-Wake Forest winner, at Greensboro, N.C. 9 p.m. ESPN Big East Conference, semifinal, Louisville-Villanova winner vs. Marquette-Notre Dame winner, at New York ESPN2 Atlantic Coast Conference, quarterfinal, North Carolina vs. Florida State-Clemson winner, at Greensboro, N.C. 11:30 p.m. ESPN Pac-12 Conference, semifinal, CaliforniaSouthern Cal-Utah winner vs. Oregon-Washington winner, at Las Vegas MENS COLLEGE HOCKEY 7 p.m. NBCSN Hockey East Tournament, quarterfinals, Vermont at Boston College MOTORSPORTS 6 p.m. SPEED AMA Pro Racing, at Daytona Beach (same-day tape) NBA BASKETBALL 10:30 p.m. WGN Chicago at Golden State TENNIS 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 ATP World Tour/WTA, BNP Paribas Open, mens quarterfinal, at Indian Wells, Calif. 11:30 p.m. ESPN2 ATP World Tour/WTA, BNP Paribas Open, womens semifinal, at Indian Wells, Calif. Saturday AUTO RACING 9 a.m. SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 10:30 a.m.SPEED American Le Mans Series, 12 Hours of Sebring, start of race, at Sebring Noon SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Happy Hour Series, final practice for Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 1 p.m. SPEED American Le Mans Series, 12 Hours of Sebring, at Sebring 2 p.m. ESPN2 NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Jeff Foxworthys Grit Chips 300, at Bristol, Tenn. 10:30 p.m. SPEED American Le Mans Series, 12 Hours of Sebring, end of race, at Sebring (same-day tape) 1:30 a.m. ESPN2 NHRA, qualifying for Gatornationals, at Gainesville (delayed tape) NBCSN Formula One, Australian Grand Prix, at Melbourne, Australia BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB World Baseball Classic, second round, teams TBD, at Miami BOXING 10:15 p.m. HBO Welterweights, Jessie Vargas (21-0-0) vs. Wale Omotoso (23-0-0); champion Timothy Bradley Jr. (29-0-0) vs. Ruslan Provodnikov (22-1-0), for WBO welterweight title, at Carson, Calif. GOLF 9 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Avantha Masters, third round, at Delhi, India (same-day tape) 1 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Tampa Bay Classic, third round, at Tampa Bay 3 p.m. NBC PGA Tour, Tampa Bay Classic, third round, at Tampa Bay 4 p.m. TGC LPGA, Founders Cup, third round, at Phoenix 7:30 p.m. TGC Champions Tour, Toshiba Classic, second round, at Newport Beach, Calif. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 4 p.m. WGN Preseason, Chicago Cubs vs. Kansas City, at Mesa, Ariz. MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11:30 a.m. CBS Conference USA, championship, at Tulsa, Okla. ESPN2 America East Conference, championship, Albany (N.Y.) at Vermont 1 p.m. ABC Southeastern Conference, semifinal, at Nashville, Tenn. ESPN Atlantic Coast Conference, semifinal, at Greensboro, N.C. 1:40 p.m. CBS Big Ten Conference, semifinal, at Chicago 3 p.m. ABC Southeastern Conference, semifinal, at Nashville, Tenn. ESPN Atlantic Coast Conference, semifinal, at Greensboro, N.C. 4 p.m. CBS Big Ten Conference, semifinal, at Chicago 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 Southwestern Athletic Conference, championship, at Garland, Texas 5:30 p.m. ESPN Big 12 Conference, championship, at Kansas City, Mo. 6 p.m. CBS Mountain West Conference, championship, at Las Vegas 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 Mid-American Conference, championship, at Cleveland 8:30 p.m. ESPN Big East Conference, championship, at New York ESPN2 Southland Conference, championship, at Katy, Texas 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 Big West Conference, championship, at Anaheim, Calif. 11 p.m. ESPN Pac-12 Conference, championship, at Las Vegas MOTORSPORTS 7:30 p.m. SPEED Supercross, at Indianapolis SOCCER 8:30 a.m. ESPN2 Premier League, Manchester City at Everton 12:30 p.m. NBC MLS, D.C. United at New York 3 p.m. NBCSN MLS, Chicago at Kansas City 8 p.m. NBCSN MLS, Portland at SeattleBASKETBALLNBA schedule Todays 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. Saturdays Games Phoenix at Washington, 7 p.m.Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Indiana at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.Cleveland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.Detroit at Portland, 10 p.m.Memphis at Utah, 10 p.m. SEC tournament First Round Wednesday Mississippi St. 70, South Carolina 59Texas A&M 71, Auburn 62 Second Round Thursday LSU 68, Georgia 63Tennessee 63, Mississippi State 59Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt (n)Missouri vs. Texas A&M (n) Quarterfinals Friday Florida vs. LSU, 1 p.m.Alabama vs. Tennessee, 3:30 p.m.Kentucky vs. Arkansas-Vanderbilt winner, 7:30 p.m. Mississippi vs. Missouri-Texas A&M winner, 10 p.m. Semifinals Saturday Florida-LSU winner vs. Alabama Tennessee winner, 1 p.m. KentuckyArkansas-Vanderbilt winner vs. MississippiMissouri-Texas A&M winner, 3:30 p.m.ACC tournament First Round Thursday Boston College 84, Georgia Tech 64N.C. State 80, Virginia Tech 63Maryland vs. Wake Forest (n)Florida State vs. Clemson (n) Quarterfinals Today Miami vs. Boston College, NoonVirginia vs. N.C. State, 2:30 p.m.Duke vs. Maryland-Wake Forest winner, 7 p.m. North Carolina vs. Florida StateClemson winner, 9:30 p.m. Semifinals Saturday Miami-Boston College winner vs. Virginia-N.C. State winner, 1 p.m. DukeMaryland-Wake Forest winner vs. North CarolinaFlorida State-Clemson winner, 3:30 p.m.BASEBALLSpring Training Todays Games N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. Boston (ss) vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Houston at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Diego (ss) vs. Kansas City (ss) at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Seattle vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. San Diego (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 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. Saturdays Games Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees (ss) at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Boston vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, 1:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Arizona vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (ss) vs. San Francisco (ss) at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Oakland (ss) at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Oakland (ss) vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Texas vs. Chicago Cubs at Las Vegas, Nev., 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (ss) vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Seattle vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (ss) vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 5:05 p.m. Houston vs. Washington at Viera, 6:05 p.m. San Francisco (ss) vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.World Baseball Classic SECOND ROUND Wednesdays Game Puerto Rico 4, Italy 3 Thursdays Game Dominican Republic vs. USA (n) Todays Game Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic/ United States loser, 7 p.m. Saturdays Game Bracket championship, 1 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week NHRA GATORNATIONALS Site: GainesvilleSchedule: Today-Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, Sunday, 1:30-3 a.m.); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 7-10 p.m.). Track: Auto Plus Raceway.Next event: SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals, April 5-7, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. SPRINT CUP FOOD CITY 500 Site: Bristol, Tenn.Schedule: Today, practice (Fox Sports Speed, noon-1:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports Speed, 3:30-5 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports Speed, 9-10 a.m., noon-1 p.m.); Sunday, race 1 p.m. (FOX, 12:30-4:30 p.m.). Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (oval, 0.533 miles). Race distance: 500 laps, 266.5 miles.Next race: Auto Club 400, March 24, Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, Calif. NATIONWIDE JEFF FOXWORTHYS GRIT CHIPS 300 Site: Bristol, Tenn.Schedule: Today, practice (Fox Sports Speed, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 2-3:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying; race, 2 p.m. (ESPN2, 1:30-4:30 p.m.). Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (oval, 0.533 miles). Race distance: 300 laps, 159.9 miles.Next race: Royal Purple 300, March 23, Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, Calif. FORMULA ONE AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX Site: Melbourne, Australia.Schedule: Today, practice (NBC Sports Channel, midnight-3 a.m.); Saturday, practice, qualifying (NBC Sports Channel, 2-3:30 a.m., 1:30-3 p.m.); Sunday, race, 2 a.m. (NBC Sports Channel, 1:304:30 a.m., 1-3:30 p.m.). Track: Albert Park (road course, 3.3 miles). Race distance: 191.12 miles, 58 laps.Next race: Malaysian Grand Prix, March 24, Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. OTHER RACES AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES: Twelve Hours of Sebring, Saturday (Fox Sports Speed, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 1:7:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m.), Sebring International Raceway, Sebring. HOCKEYNHL schedule Todays Game New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.Nashville at Calgary, 9 p.m.Detroit at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Saturdays Games Washington at Boston, 1 p.m.N.Y. Rangers at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.Ottawa at Buffalo, 3 p.m.Minnesota at Colorado, 3 p.m.Winnipeg at Toronto, 7 p.m.Montreal at New Jersey, 7 p.m.Carolina at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.Phoenix at Columbus, 7 p.m.N.Y. Islanders at Florida, 7:30 p.m.Anaheim at St. Louis, 8 p.m.Chicago at Dallas, 8 p.m.Detroit at Vancouver, 10 p.m.San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 20132BSPORTS BOWLING BRIEFS COURTESY PHOTOIndians undefeated in GHS JV TournamentFort White Highs junior varsity baseball went 3-0 in the Gainesville High JV Tournament last week. The Indians defeated North Marion High, Buchholz High and the host Hurricanes. Team members are (front row, from left) Kyle Sharpe, Austin Shingleton, Braden Haddox, Cameron Hilbert and Austin Dupree. Back row (from left) a re coach Ricky Julius, Cody Gibbons, Raymond Barber, Corey Pentolino, Steve Gia rdina and Jayson Brock. League resultsLake City Bowl league play: SEXY SENIORS Team standings: 1. Farmers (135-81); 2. Jos Crew (123-93); 3. Perky Pals (122-94). Team high handicap game: 1. Jos Crew 864; 2. Pin Busters 823. Team high handicap series: 1. Farmers 2,500; 2. Double Up 2,440; 3. Keglers 2,241. High scratch game: 1. Joanne Denton 180; 2. Vy Ritter 151; 3. Sjaan Tensen 136. 1. Earl Hayward 188; 2. Michael Murrey 177; 3. Vernon Black 170. High scratch series: 1. Barbara Croft 468; 2. Betty Carmichael 439; 3. Yvonne Finley 403. 1. Dan Ritter 529; 2. Ross Meyers 494; 3. Wayne Johns 483. High handicap game: 1. Sandra Johns 252; 2. (tie) Ellie DeRosa, Janet Nash 219. 1. Wendell Shay 224; 2. Johnnie Croft 223; 3. Rainer Stutt 218. High handicap series: 1. Pat Hale 681; 2. Janie Posey 647; 3. Aggie Mumbauer 608. 1. Ray Denton 636; 2. Edward Smith 632; 3. Jim Hawkins 597.(results from Feb. 26) WATERGUARD LEAGUE Team high handicap game: 1. Dominators 904; 2. Split/House 870; 3. 10 In The Pitt 848. Team high handicap series: 1. Wolf Pack 2,558; 2. O 2 Cool 2,484; 3. All In 2,473. High scratch game: 1. Lorrie Geiger 225; 2. Mary Lobaugh 208; 3. Joyce Hooper 203. 1. Bill Dolly 231; 2. Steven Hayes 222; 3. John Quinn 218. High scratch series: 1. Mary Lobaugh 574; 2. Lorrie Geiger 572; 3. Joyce Hooper 567. 1. Bill Dolly 646; 2. George Walters 566; 3. (tie) Steven Hayes, John Quinn 540. High handicap game: 1. Lorrie Geiger 247; 2. Maggie Battle 236; 3. Julie Bell 234. 1. John Quinn 262; 2. Steven Hayes 252; 3. Steve Greaves 246. High handicap series: 1. Joyce Hooper 702; 2. Georgia Cohee 669; 3. Mary Lobaugh 640. 1. Bill Dolly 688; 2. Ken Watson 660; 3. Ron Edenfield 657. High average: Mary Lobaugh 183; James Price 194.(results from Feb. 26) GOLDEN ROLLERS Team standings: 1. Knock em Down; 2. Wild Things; 3. 2 Plus 2. Team high handicap game: 1. 2 Plus 2 874; 2. (tie) Quirky Quad, 4 Ss 837. Team high handicap series: 1. Knock em Down 2,501; 2. 3 Plus One 2,466; 3. Wild Things 2,408. High scratch game: 1. Betty Brown 186; 2. Louise Atwood 169; 3. Joanne Denton 167. 1. Earl Hayward 215; 2. Bill Dolly 211; 3. George Mulligan 194. High scratch series: 1. Judy Johnson 523; 2. (tie) Debbie Walters, Betty Carmichael 484; 4. Barbara Griner 450. 1. Wayne Johns 608; 2. Ric Yates 549; 3. Tom Young 547. High handicap game: 1. Jeanne Sireci 239; 2. June Pat Klock 229; 3. Janie Posey 228. 1. Vernon Black 261; 2. Ross Meyers 244; 3. Jerry Ellis 226. High handicap series: 1. Joyce Hooper 650; 2. DeDe Young 645; 3. Jane Sommerfeld 622. 1. David Duncan 684; 2. Jack Stanfield 662; 3. Winton Brewer 653. High average: 1. Judy Johnson 154.62; 2. Joyce Hooper 153.69; 3. Elaine Nemeth 153.58. 1. David Duncan 190.75; 2. Bill Dolly 188.17; 3. George Mulligan 181.81.(results from Feb. 21) MONDAY NIGHT MAVERICKS Team standings: 1. Ronsonet Service (129.5-50.5); 2. Team 10 (110.5-69.5); 3. Class Tool (106.5-73.5). High scratch game: 1. Steve Madsen 269; 2. Dale Coleman 258; 3. Josh Bisque 256. High scratch series: 1. Steve Madsen 729; 2. Wally Howard 728; 3. Dale Coleman 712. High handicap game: 1. Steve Madsen 302; 2. Josh Bisque 278; 3. Brandon Stalvey 272. High handicap series: 1. Steve Madsen 828; 2. Josh Bisque 762; 3. Wally Howard 758. High average: 1. Dale Coleman 222.59; 2. Bill Duncan 214.78; 3. Zech Strohl 210.25.(results from Feb. 18) HIT & MISS Team standings: 1. Spare Us (19-9); 2. Legal Ladies (17-11); 3. All Mrss (16-12, 533 team average); 4. High Five (16-12, 438 team average). Team high handicap game: 1. Git Up & Bowl 829; 2. High Five 800; 3. All Mrss 783. Team high handicap series: 1. Spare Us 2,386; 2. (tie) Legal Ladies, Oddballs 2,361. High handicap game: 1. Ida Hollingsworth 254; 2. Cythe Shiver 233; 3. Karen Gardner 230. High handicap series: 1. Karen Clampett 634; 2. Angie Meek 614; 3. Jo Anne Carr 612.(results from Feb. 19) ADULT SOFTBALL Spring league coaches meeting Columbia County Adult Softball registration for its spring season ends today. There is a coaches meeting at 6 p.m. today in the meeting hall at Southside Sports Complex. Mens, Womens, Church and Co-ed leagues will be offered. Fee is $250 with a deadline of March 22. The season begins April 1. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561 or Casandra Wheeler at 365-2168, or go to columbiacountyadult email@example.com 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. MARTIAL ARTS Florida Gateway Challenge Open The inaugural Florida Gateway Challenge Open Martial Arts Tournament is 9 a.m. Saturday at Florida Gateway College. The event is sanctioned by the North American Sports Karate Association. Tickets are $5 (children ages 3 and under are free). For details, call Laura Lindboe at 623-0551 or Andy Horne at (352) 949-3669. FORT WHITE SOFTBALL March of Dimes fundaiser Thursday Fort White High softball is sponsoring the Katching 4 Konlin March of Dimes fundraiser in conjunction with the home game against P.K. Yonge School on Thursday. Team Konlin T-shirts are on sale for $12 and there will be a donation box at the game. Players and fans will wear the T-shirts. For details, call Cassie Sparks at (352) 318-0851. YOUTH WRESTLING Summer wrestling registration open Lake Citys Team Monsta USA Wrestling Club registration is 5-6:30 p.m. through March 22 (excluding Wednesday) at Richardson Middle School. For details, call coach Kevin Warner at (352) 281-0549. WOLVES CHEERLEADING Clinics, tryouts set for next week Richardson Middle School cheer tryout packets are available at the front office and guidance office at RMS, and the front office of the zoned elementary schools. Packets are due by 3 p.m. Monday in the RMS cheer mailbox in the front office. Cheer clinics are 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Tryouts are 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the RMS gym. For details, call coach Shannon Hall at 623-4058 or e-mail shannonhall73@ gmail.com Q From staff reports Copperhead has some biteBy DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressPALM HARBOR Tag Ridings and Brendan Steele survived surpris-ingly cold conditions and a typically tough course at Innisbrook. Temperatures were in the lower 50s on Thursday morning, and it felt even colder. Ridings and Steele each managed a 3-under 68 to share the lead among the early starters in the open-ing round of the Tampa Bay Championship. Defending champion Luke Donald was kicking himself. He was 4-under for the round until dropping three shots on the last four holes for a 70. Even so, only 10 others from the 78 players who teed off in the morning broke par.
LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 20 13 3B3BSports CHS: Claims Indian Invitational Continued From Page 1B ABOVE: Wrestler Daniel Mann (right) gets a congratulatory hug from coach Allen Worley after placing second at the 2013 Florida State Folkstyle Wrestling State Championship.LEFT: Josh Walker placed third at the 2013 Florida State Folkstyle Wrestling State Championship at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee.COURTESY PHOTO COURTESY PHOTO Local wrestlers compete at state championshipFrom staff reportsLocal wrestlers Daniel Mann and Josh Walker won medals at the 2013 Florida State Folkstyle Wrestling State Championship at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee on Feb. 23-24. The event was hosted by the Florida Amateur Wrestling Association. Mann wrestled in the 105-pound weight class in the Rookie category (two years experience). He was 6-1 during the com-petition and placed sec-ond. Mann is a seventhgrader at Richardson Middle School. Walker, a 10th-grader at Columbia High, wrestled in the heavyweight division where he placed third with a record of 1-1. There were three former Olympic medalists at the championship who visited with the participants and offered their support for keeping wrestling in the Olympics. They were: Jake Herbert, 2012 Olympic Team Member and 2009 World Silver Medalist; Henry Cejundo, 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist; and Clarissa Chun, 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Tejas Jevan returns a serve while pl aying against Vanguard High on Feb. 26.Columbia comes out on top in Tiger fight JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterKellen Snider hoists weights over his head during a m eet Monday. (CHS), third; Tyler Harding (FW), sixth; Shane Newman (FW), sixth; Q 154 Antonio Pelham (CHS), second; Ben Kuykendall (CHS), sixth; Q 169 Blake Kuykendall (CHS), sec-ond; Lonnie Underwood (CHS), third; Dale Gocek (FW), sixth; Q 183 Drew Clark (CHS), second; Q 199 Felix Woods (CHS), second; Trey Marshall (CHS), fourth; Q 219 Kellen Snider (FW), third; Lucas Bradley (CHS), fourth; Q 283 Chris Waites (FW), second; Allen Masters (CHS), third; Q Hwy Laremy Tunsil (CHS), second; AJ Kluess (FW), third; Malachi Jean (CHS), fifth. Fort White hosts subsectionals at 3:30 p.m. on Monday.From staff reportsColumbia High swept all courts against visiting Union County High on Tuesday. The Tigers finished off another set of Tigers, 7-0, to pick up the home win. Octavious Buiey finished off the No. 1 singles match with an 8-1 win. Tejas Jevan finished with an 8-4 win in the No. 2 match. All other singles matches were won by the score of 8-1 including wins from Carter Jackson, George Parker and Brandon Lavance. Columbia was just as successful in doubles with Buiey and Jevan combining for an 8-0 victory in the No. 1 matchup while Jackson and Parker finished with an 8-3 win in the No. 2 matchup. FILE ARTColumbia hits road SaturdayColumbia High will take on Alabamas Hoover High in an afternoon affair at Chiles High on Saturday. The Tigers will take on Hoover at 1:30 p.m. NFL issues proposals for rule changes in 2013 seasonBy BARRY WILNERAssociated PressThe tuck rule could disappear from NFL games if owners approve a proposal from the competition com-mittee to dump it. The owners, who meet next week in Phoenix, also will consider a change to instant replay rules allow-ing for a video review even when a coach makes an illegal challenge. Under the tuck rule, if a passer is in the act of bring-ing the ball down into his body rather than throwing it and loses control, it is ruled an incomplete pass. The proposal under con-sideration would make it a fumble. Competition Committee co-chairman Rich McKay, president of the Atlanta Falcons, noted the controversial history of the tuck rule Thursday. He said the change has full support from on-field officials, par-ticularly now that all turn-overs are automatically reviewed. What is happening is a great majority of these plays are appropriately called fumbles, McKay said on a conference call. Then offi-cials go into replay and look at it, and under the rule if the tuck had not been com-pleted (the call) has to be reversed from ... a fumble. They think they can call it and can understand when a passer has lost control of the ball, so we felt more comfortable proposing the rule. The rule was among the NFLs most obscure until it became infamous during the 2001 playoffs in New England, when Tom Brady apparently lost a fumble late in a game against Oakland. Initially ruled a fumble, it was reversed under the tuck rule, the Patriots kept the ball and eventually beat the Raiders. Replay also plays a key role in another potential rule change. Last Thanksgiving, Detroit coach Jim Schwartz challenged what officials ruled was an 81-yard scor-ing run by Houstons Justin Forsett. Because all scor-ing plays are reviewed, Schwartz was not allowed to throw the red flag, and by doing so he negated use of replay. Forsett clearly had been down by contact earlier in the run, but the touchdown stood and the Texans went on to win in overtime. McKay called the way the rule stood an anomaly.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & PUZZLES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15-16, 2013 DEAR ABBY: I am a young woman on a pre-dominantly male college campus. One morning, while walking to a class, I had the misfortune of walking a few feet ahead of a pair of boys who were having an incredibly offensive and loud conver-sation about their sexual interests. It was extremely derogatory toward women, and just plain disgusting. In a situation like this, would it have been inap-propriate for me to turn around and say something, or was it better to just hold my tongue and walk fast-er? I have discussed this with some of my sorority sisters and we are anx-ious to hear your answer because Im not the only one who has encountered this. -OFFENDED IN GEORGIA DEAR OFFENDED: You were right not to challenge them. Because this isnt an isolated incident, what you have described could be considered a form of sexual harassment. You and your sorority sisters should -as a group -bring this to the attention of the dean because you are a minority on that campus and the boys apparently havent learned to function in an integrated environ-ment. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: Can a sexless marriage last? My wife and I have been mar-ried for 17 years and our sex life has been slowing for a long time. We have sex less than 10 times a year. We get along great and are the best of friends. My wife is attractive and fun to be with, and I dont know what happened to us. What causes women to lose their sex drive? (Then they wonder why their husbands have affairs.) My wife is in good health. There are no medi-cal issues. We are more friends than lovers. I dont think shes involved with anyone else. I want a fun, active sex life, but I dont want to upset her or lose the closeness we have. Its just that Im watching our sex life evaporate. Please help. -MIKE IN MISSOURI DEAR MIKE: As women age, their hormone levels decrease, which can cause the sex drive to diminish. The reduced hormone levels can also make sex painful. If your wife would discuss these changes with her gynecologist or an endocrinologist, there may be a solution that would put some spark back in your marriage. However, that wont happen unless you are able to speak frankly with her about whats bothering you. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I have been studying my whole life to become a classi-cal singer. Many people have put great effort into helping me to succeed, especially my mother, who wanted to be an opera singer when she was my age. She is not a pushy stage mother, though. I chose to pursue music myself. However, I have recently realized my heart is not fully in it and that Id rath-er go to law school. Im afraid to tell my mother and the other people about my decision because they have invested so much in me as a performer. I dont want to disappoint them, but my passion is now constitutional law. How do I share the news without breaking my mothers heart? -SINGING A DIFFERENT TUNE DEAR SINGING: Your mother may be disap-pointed, but her heart will heal. If your passion is not in opera singing, the truth is you wont go very far in the field. (Even people who are passionate about it dont always succeed.) Wanting to be a lawyer is nothing to be ashamed of. Follow your dream. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I are in our 20s and have been dating for five years. Were renovat-ing a home that we will live in once its completed. We have never lived together before. During the renovation I have come to the house to find that he has opened packages that were addressed to me. The first time, I didnt say anything because I thought he might have thought it was his. After the second and third times, I mentioned -nicely -that they werent his to open. He claims he knew they were things for the house, which is why he opened them. How can I make it clear that I expect him to respect my personal mail when he thinks this is no big deal? -NO RESPECT IN NEW YORK DEAR NO RESPECT: If I were you, Id be less concerned about his open-ing your packages and far more concerned that when you tell him something bothers you, he ignores it. His disregard for your feel-ings is a red flag. Your boyfriend appears to think that what is yours is his. Is the reverse also true? (Ill bet its not.) Does he also check your phone messages and email? Does this extend to any other areas of your relationship? If this was only about his opening your mail, I would advise you to open a post office box in your name only. However, if the answer to any of my ques-tions is yes, I think you should take a sober look at the entire relationship. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law is addicted to prescription painkillers and has been for more than 10 years. She went to rehab once, but relapsed and hasnt been able to get clean since. She has tried to quit on her own, but ends up having great emotional stress and slight psychotic episodes and starts again. My problem is, my husband sees her addiction as manageable. He sees no harm in having her watch our 3-year-old daughter, even though he has told me he has seen her nod off with her eyes rolled back like drug addicts do, usually during the afternoon. When we argue about this, he becomes defensive and attacks my family for being overpro-tective and paranoid. Am I right to put my foot down? Im sick and tired of fighting over this. -NOT PARANOID IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR NOT PARANOID: Continue putting your foot down! A person whose eyes have rolled back after taking drugs or alcohol hasnt nodded off. The person has lost consciousness and PASSED OUT. In your mother-in-laws case, it means that while she may be physically present, she is completely unavailable to supervise your child. Leaving your daughter under the care of a person in this condition is child endangerment. Thats why you cant allow it. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: Would you please settle a friendly debate between me and my friends? Is it ever appropriate to use your cellphone to update social media or send a text message during a church sermon, or is it still considered a rude act? -OLD-FASHIONED IN KENTUCKY DEAR OLDFASHIONED: Its still con-sidered rude. In a house of worship, we are supposed to be thinking about more important things than our social schedule, our Facebook page or who tweeted us. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Refrain from being impulsive. Knowledge and exploring new possibilities can help you raise your income. A realistic view of your current situation will help you move for-ward. Update your skills and your resume to better reflect what you have to offer. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Let your emotions speak for you and you will make progress. An intuitive approach to deal-ing with people and their problems will make you the go-to person. Seal a deal, secure a partnership or join a cause that will expand your connections. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Listen carefully. Someone may not be hon-est with you or have good intentions. Ulterior motives are apparent and being ready to make a fast and effective move will be your saving grace. Stick to the rules and regulations to avoid a mishap. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a course or start a new project. Travel to places that inspire you to excel. A unique pastime will lead to new acquain-tances and new begin-nings. Love is on the rise, and spending time with someone special will bring good results. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Dont shirk responsibility or deny mistakes. Owning up to what you do will enhance your position. Coming up with a solution and making the necessary alterations will prove you are up for whatever job you are given. Embrace a challenge. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take any opportunity to present what you have to offer. Networking func-tions will help you expand your interests as well as encourage the support you require to move forward. Love is highlighted. A partnership will flourish. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Concentrate on educa-tion and experiencing peo-ple, places and pastimes that are unique. Change is inevitable, and embracing it will encourage success. Dont listen to promises that sound too good to be true. Rely on your own research to guide you. +++ SCORPIO (OCT. 23NOV. 21): You are in con-trol. Encourage change that will enable you to bring in more cash. Home improvements will raise your assets and your level of comfort. Find a reason to celebrate and you will enhance your love life. Self-improvement will pay off. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put more time and effort into your home, family and your personal future. Refrain from getting involved in discussions with friends or colleagues that will lead to added responsibilities or conflicts. Stick to the facts and avoid being liable. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Get back to basics. Follow through with old but reliable plans and ways of doing things. Change will create ten-sion and can lead to an unsavory situation with a friend, relative or neigh-bor. Home improvements will pay off. +++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Keep a low pro-file. Say little, but listen to whats being said. Dont let an emotional issue drag you into an unsavory situ-ation. Focus on home and expanding personal inter-ests. A change must be implemented to better suit your financial needs. ++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Added income is in the stars. Look over your personal financial papers or an offer that interests you and you will find a way to advance financially. A partnership or a contract will bring you greater sta-bility. Love is highlighted. ++++ THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Boys being boys on campus flirt with sexual harassment Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Puzzle Solutions on the next page.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15-16, 2013 PUZZLES & COMICS LAKE CITY REPORTER 5B DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CELEBRITY CIPHER CLASSIC PEANUTS PUZZLE ANSWERS
By Bob Wattendorf and Drew DuttererT he Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission often focuses on big, marquee water bodies, such as the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes or Lake Okeechobee, but also works on smaller water bodies with great fishing potential. Many smaller lakes have fisheries that compare favorably with big lakes when it comes to catch rates and quality-size fish. Check out recent results on TrophyCatchFlorida.com for proof. Small lakes accommodate smaller boats and are less crowded, appealing to many anglers. Below is a description of some relatively small, public lakes from around the state that are worth exploring with rod and reel. Alligator Lake in Columbia County is east of U.S. Highway 441 in Lake City and is between 300 and 800 acres depending on water levels. As with many north Florida lakes, it has been plagued by low water during the last decade. However, Tropical Storm Debby refilled it last June. The FWC was quick to take advantage of the lakes restored water levels by stocking redear sunfish and bluegill in September 2012, and a stocking of largemouth bass is planned for spring 2013. Despite recent droughts, a handful of deep areas held water. These refuges sustained enough fish to renew the fishery, and fish should grow rapidly due to newly available habitat and resulting forage. In August 2012, Bernard Donnell Jr. caught a near state-record, 17-pound, 1-ounce trophy bass from Alligator Lake. If rainfall keeps Alligator Lake full, look for this fishery to re-establish itself as a winner. Merritts Mill Pond, Jackson County, is east of Marianna and U.S. Highway 90 and covers 202 acres. Merritts Mill Pond is spring-filled with crystal clear water and lots of submerged plants. The pond is known for Floridas state-record (4.86 pounds) redear sunfish, which was caught in 1986. It still produces quality redear, plus bluegill and spotted sunfish. The water clarity that makes Merritts Mill Pond a scenic gem makes fish shy, which can present challenges to anglers and biologists. Despite the challenge, biologists routinely collect quality bass, and recent sampling indicates an increasing average weight of bass. With three access points and lots of protection from wind, Merritts Mill Pond is a small-craft-friendly lake, and paddlers may have an advantage in catching more and bigger fish. Lake Gibson, in Polk County, is north of Interstate 4 and Lakeland and comprises 480 acres. Gibson has a productive bass fishery, and recent monitoring suggests the bass fishery excels in number and size of bass. FWCs current angler survey shows anglers are reporting an average catch of one bass per hour, which is more than double the statewide average. Electrofishing surveys on Lake Gibson have collected bass that ranged from a few inches (a sign of successful spawning) up to 9 pounds. Several bass over 8 pounds were tagged last year as part of an FWC study evaluating catch of trophy largemouth bass. A tagged bass (9.5 pounds) was recently caught and released by a local angler. Lake Gibson is home to quality sunfish and catfish populations, offering multispecies fishing opportunities. The lake has a public boat ramp off Socrum Loop Road and Lake Gibson Drive. Lake Baldwin is an Orange County lake just north of State Road 50 near Orlando Executive Airport and is approximately 225 acres. Orange County is peppered with scores of lakes, some more deserving of your attention than others. Lake Baldwin is one you should try. There, bass anglers have been experiencing some of the highest catch rates in the area. Bass average 2 pounds or less; however, high catch rates are great for developing a fishing interest in younger anglers. FWC staff planted eelgrass recently, and the city built two fishing piers. Although there is bank fishing in Baldwin Park, the best fishing is by boat. A public boat ramp is on the south shore. Boaters with motors greater than 10 horsepower have a no wake restriction. Lake Osborne is in Palm Beach County just west of Interstate 95 and Lake Worth and covers 356 acres. Amid canals and the urban backdrop of south Florida, Lake Osborne provides exceptional freshwater fishing opportunities. Anglers enjoy catching largemouth bass, sunshine bass, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, catfish and Mayan cichlids in this park-like atmosphere. Sunshine bass are hybrids (produced and stocked by FWC hatcheries) of striped bass and white bass and handle warm waters better than their parents. Look for them in open-water portions of the lake or deep, constricted areas such as the 6th Avenue pass. A large stocking of hybrids last year should have the fishery primed this spring. FWC installed nine fish attractors that congregate fish for anglers. 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Tom, Dick & Harriet (2013) FX 22 136 248(5:30) The Fighter (2010, Drama) Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale. UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Prelims (N) Ghost Rider (2007, Action) Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Wes Bentley. CNN 24 200 202The Situation RoomCNN Newsroom (N) Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American HealthcareHealthcareCNN Newsroom (N)Rescue American Healthcare TNT 25 138 245(4:00) King Kong (2005) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001, Fantasy) Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler. (DVS) (:45) Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) NIK 26 170 299SpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobWendell & VinnieMarvin Marvin (N) Supah Ninjas (N) Wendell & VinnieSee Dad RunThe Nanny Friends (:33) Friends SPIKE 28 168 241(2:15) The Green Mile (1999) Auction HuntersAuction HuntersAuction HuntersAuction HuntersAuction HuntersAuction HuntersSavage DiggersSavage DiggersSavage DiggersSavage Diggers MY-TV 29 32 -Hogans HeroesHogans HeroesBatmanBatmanLost in Space The Promised Planet Star Trek All Our Yesterdays Son of Frankenstein (1939, Horror) Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff. DISN 31 172 290Austin & Ally Jessie A.N.T. Farm A.N.T. Farm Jessie The Wizards Return: Alex vs. AlexGravity Falls A.N.T. Farm Austin & Ally Good Luck CharlieA.N.T. Farm LIFE 32 108 252(5:30) Selena (1997) Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos. Tyler Perrys Madea Goes to Jail (2009) Tyler Perry. Premiere. Pastor Brown (2009, Drama) Salli Richardson-Whit eld, Nicole Ari Parker. USA 33 105 242Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) BET 34 124 329HusbandsHo.HusbandsHo.Getting Played (2005, Romance-Comedy) Carmen Electra, Stacey Dash. B.A.P.S (1997, Comedy) Halle Berry, Martin Landau, Ian Richardson. Deliver Us From Eva (2003) ESPN 35 140 206d(5:30) College Basketball Big 12 Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N) To Be Announcedd College Basketball Big East Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N)d College Basketball ESPN2 36 144 209d College Basketballd College Basketball MAC Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. From Cleveland. (N)d College Basketball Southland Tournament, Final: Teams TBA. (N)d College Basketball SUNSP 37 -Future PhenomsLightning Live!k NHL Hockey Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. 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TRAVEL 46 196 277Extreme RVs Mysteries at the Museum Mysteries at the Museum Ghost Adventures Gold eld, NV. Ghost Adventures Ghost Adventures HGTV 47 112 229House HuntersHunters IntlHouse Hunters Renovation Love It or List It The Goddard Family Love It or List It The Smout Family House HuntersHunters IntlHouse HuntersHunters Intl TLC 48 183 280Extreme CouponExtreme CouponDateline: Real Life Mysteries Dateline: Real Life Mysteries Dateline: Real Life Mysteries (N) Dateline: Real Life Mysteries (N) Dateline: Real Life Mysteries HIST 49 120 269Swamp People Blood Lines Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars (:31) Pawn Stars(:02) Pawn Stars(:32) Pawn Stars ANPL 50 184 282My Cat From Hell Bitten Too Cute! Tiny Giants Too Cute! Fluff and Feathers (N) Too Cute! Curious Kittens Pit Boss Shorty Is Betrayed (N) Too Cute! Curious Kittens FOOD 51 110 231Worst Cooks in AmericaRestaurant: Impossible Sweet Tea Restaurant StakeoutRestaurant: Impossible Italian Village Mystery DinersMystery DinersIron Chef America TBN 52 260 372(5:00) For Petes SakeGaither: Precious MemoriesIn Touch With Dr. Charles StanleyHour of PowerBilly Graham Classic CrusadesNot a FanTravel the Road FSN-FL 56 -a College Baseball UEFA Champions League Soccer Round of 16 -Malaga CF vs FC Porto. UEFA Champions League Soccer Round of 16 -FC Bayern Munich vs Arsenal FC. 2nd leg. Boxing Johan Perez vs. Steve Forbes. SYFY 58 122 244Quantum of Solace Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl. Underworld: Evolution (2006, Horror) Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans AMC 60 130 254(5:00) Hulk (2003, Fantasy) Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly. Godzilla (1998) Matthew Broderick. Premiere. Nuclear testing in the South Paci c produces a giant mutated lizard. 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LAKE CITY REPORTER NASCAR FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 7B7BNascar NASCARs $25,000 fine imposed on Denny Hamlin for h is mild criticism of the Generation 6 race car and the kind of r acing it produced at Phoenix International Raceway, coupled with Haml ins insistence that he wont pay the fine, has brought into questi on NASCARs recent crackdown on free speech by race drivers. In recent years, NASCAR has been fining drivers, so me in secret and some openly, when they said something NASCAR of ficials deemed critical of the sport. Many of those drivers have become less willing to e xpress their true feelings. Driver-turned-TV-analyst Dale Jarrett said last wee k that in light of Hamlins penalty, anything any driver says about th e racing with the Gen-6 car is going to be looked upon with suspicion Now, when a driver says this car is great, the fan s are going to think that all is contrived, Jarrett said. NASCARs current method of dealing with outspokenne ss on the part of its race drivers is far different than it o nce was. Some of the sports all-time great drivers also wer e some of the most vocal. Many fans remember hearing drivers like Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip making comments m uch stronger than Hamlins at Phoenix, but not being punished. Even in the days when NASCAR founder Bill France Sr was known for ruling the sport with an iron first, drivers an d car owners could offer criticism without being fined. In Greg Fieldens Forty Years of Stock Car Racing, the top drivers and car owners of the day often had strong words ab out the dangers of racing in the mid-1960s, boycotts by various man ufacturers and about NASCARs rules enforcement. Some strong words were said at a race at Atlanta in 1966 after NASCAR officials basically threw out the rule book in an attempt to drum up interest in the sport. After seeing some of the aerodynamic trickery on th e Yellow Banana Ford that Junior Johnson got by the NASCAR inspectors as well as Smokey Yunicks handi-work on his Chevrolet, Cotton Owens put some simi-lar, question-able devices on his Dodge, driven by David Pearson, who at that time was lead-ing the points standings. Owens was nabbed by inspectors and withdrew his car in protes t, saying: This was the only way we could be competitive with these other two Funny Cars. You have to fight fire with fire. Thi s may cause me and David to lose the championship, but somebody has to stand up for what it right. France later acknowledged that mistakes were made b y the sanctioning body. I admit the rules were bent at Atlanta, he said, promising to stick to the rule book in the future. Pearson and Owens sat out the Atlanta race, and sev en others of the 49 on the schedule, but still won the championship. Despite admitting mistakes, France retained a firm grip on the leadership of the sport. The manufacturers all even tually returned in force. And many of the most outspoken critics of NASCAR at that time wound up among the first four classes of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.Hornish Jr. wins Sams Town 300Sam Hornish Jr., the one-time IndyCar star now racing in NASCARs Nationwide Series, dominated Saturdays Sams Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and picked up a trophy that already had his name on it. It was his second career Nationwide win, and it put him in sole possession of the series points lead. Hornish and his crew chief, Sprint Cup veteran Greg Erwin, are racing in the second-tier series but hoping to one day rejoin the elite Sprint Cup circuit. It is great for us to all be hungry the way we are, and we feel like we have a lot of good opportunities here at Penske Racing, Hornish said. [Team owner] Roger [Penske] has said many times he wants a third Cup team again, and we want to make sure we do things the right way. Hornish led four times for a race-high 114 laps, but had to hold off Kyle Busch on a late-race restart to secure the win. Busch said his No. 54 Toyota was no match for Hornishs No. 12 Ford. There at the end it felt like we were getting beat everywhere all the way around the race track a solid tenth-and-a-half or two [seconds per lap], he said. You hate to see that, especially with so many mile-and-a-half race tracks we go to this year.Danicas rookie strugglesAfter a strong pole-winning, top-10 result in the Daytona 500, Danica Patrick has had more rookie-like results in the subsequent two races. At Phoenix, she qualified 40th, blew a tire, wrecked and finished 39th. Then last Sunday at Las Vegas, she struggled from the start and finished 33rd, six laps down. We knew we were going to have tough days, but this is not the kind of tough day we thought about, she said. We need to figure out how and why it (the car) changes so much from practice to the race and really learn this new car. Being behind traffic, the aerodynamics change a lot, and its a handful. I felt like I was about to spin on the frontstraight. We just have to figure out how to make it better and ... make sure that we never have this day again. Shes now 30th in the standings, 53 points behind leader Jimmie Johnson.Enfinger gets big winGrant Enfinger, who races occasionally in the Camping World Truck Series, got the big-gest win of his career over the weekend when he won the ARCA Mobile 200 at his home track, Mobile International Speedway. Enfinger, of nearby Fairhope, Ala., took the lead on Lap 172, then held off 15-year-old Kyle Benjamin on a restart with nine laps remaining to seal the victory, which also was his first in the ARCA series. I knew we were going to get here, I just didnt think it would take this long, Enfinger said in Victory Lane. I started knocking on the door in 2009, and I dont know how many secondand third-place finishes I had. NUMERICALLY SPEAKINGPoints positions gained by Kasey Kahne at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, to 14th in the standings, the most of any Sprint Cup driver Points positions lost by J.J. Yeley, to 26th, after finishing 36th at Las Vegas, the most of any Sprint Cup driver Drivers in the top 10 in Sprint Cup points without a top-five finish this year (Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer and Aric Almirola) Laps led by Kyle Busch in the past 16 Sprint Cup races at Bristol Motor Speedway, top among all drivers13 173 Matt Kenseth won Sundays Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in much the same fashion as he did the 24 Sprint Cup races hed won previously by getting the most out of his car when it counted. He took the lead by making a gas-only trip down pit road and led the final 41 laps, holding off Kasey Kahne, who not only had a faster car, but fresher tires. Matt did everything right, Kahne said. This is not the guy you want to have to race with 10 (laps) to go because hes going to do everything right. He did a perfect job and we came back second. But this victory, Kenseths third at Las Vegas, was dif-ferent. For starters, it came on his birthday, something that has happened only to two other drivers in the history of the Cup series. Cale Yarborough won on his birthday, March 27, at North Wilkesboro Speedway, in 1977, and again at Atlanta Motor Speedway on his birthday in 1983, and Kenseths teammate Kyle Busch won on his birthday, May 2, at Richmond International Raceway in 2009. Kenseths victory also was significant because it was his first since joining Joe Gibbs Racing at the start of the season. All of Kenseths previous victories came while he was driving for Roush Fenway Racing. Kenseth said in his winners interview that he never doubted hed be able to win in Gibbs No. 20 Toyota. Nevertheless, he was glad to be in Victory Lane after just three races. Im not a huge goal person, but my goal was to win and to win early, he said. Nobody has put any pressure on me except for myself, but I also know that Coach (Joe Gibbs) hired me to come in there and climb in that car and win races, so you certainly want to do that and you dont want to disappoint people. Kenseth went on to say that he doesnt believe the racing world has seen all theyre going to see of him and his Jason Ratcliff-led team this season. I feel like this is the beginning, he said. I have a lot of confidence, had a lot of confidence after our first meeting and decided to go do this and just had a great feeling about it. And I still do ...Its always great to get a win early in the season, but you certain-ly dont want to act like it stops. He said he was already thinking about what he needs to do at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. Thats the great thing about the sport, he said. It never stops. You only get to enjoy [winning] for a couple of days. Ratcliff sounded as if he and Kenseth are thinking alike about where theyre headed this year. Weve just got a great group here, and weve got Matt and were going to win a lot of races, I think, he said. I knew that we would get to Victory Lane at some point, and to do it this early in the season is great, and Im looking forward to the rest of the season. Team owner Joe Gibbs had been to Victory Lane in the Sprint Cup Series 100 times before Sunday, but it also was a new experience for him, especially after his driv-ers had engine problems the past two weeks, and one of them, Denny Hamlin, ran afoul of NASCAR for his post-race comments at Phoenix. In tough times, everybody kind of bands together around our place, and we start fighting and we worked our way out of some tough things, he said. And he said he was proud of his newest driver and the contributions hes making to the entire organiza-tion. Obviously, Matt has just been special, Gibbs said. I think Denny (Hamlin) and Kyle (Busch) both really respect him. I think thats helped a lot. I think he kind of likes working with them, so weve got three guys that really, I think, can get after it and drive a race car. Matt Kenseth celebrates in Victory Lane after winnin g the Kobalt Tools 400.Matt Kenseth gets the most out of his car on his birthday; claims his first win for Joe Gibbs RacingNASCAR comes down strongly on driver free speech Denny Hamlin leads the field during the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Sam Hornish Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Sams Town 300. NEXTUP...Race: Jeff Foxworthys Grit Chips 300 Where: Bristol Motor Speedway When: Saturday, 2:00 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN2 2012 Winner: Elliott Sadler NATIONWIDE SERIES CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS Race: Kroger 250 Where: Martinsville Speedway When: April 6, 1:30 p.m. (ET) TV: SPEED 2012 Winner: Kevin Harvick SPRINT CUP Race: Food City 500 Where: Bristol Motor Speedway When: Sunday, 1:00 p.m. (ET) TV: FOX Sports 2012 Winner: Brad Keselowski (right) NOTEBOOK Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCARPhoto by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR Photo by: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR SPRINT CUP STANDINGS1. Jimmie Johnson, 1292. Brad Keselowski, 1243. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1194. Denny Hamlin, 1025. Carl Edwards, 986. Mark Martin, 957. Matt Kenseth, 938. Greg Bife, 939. Clint Bowyer, 8910. Aric Almirola, 881,375
8B LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDFRIDAY& SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 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 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 13-47-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF DOROTHYDWYER a/k/a DOROTHYGRACE DWYER,deceased.NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of DOROTHYDWYER, deceased, whose date of death was January 23, 2013; File Number 13-47-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and ad-dresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's at-torney 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 PERIOD 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 8, 2013.Personal Representative: /s/ Deborah I. Madnick DEBORAH I. MADNICKPost Office Box 372386Key Largo, Florida 33037Attorneys for Personal Representa-tive:FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTOR-NEYS, P.A.By: /s/ Marlin M. FeagleMarlin M. FeagleFlorida Bar No. 0173248153 NE Madison StreetPost Office Box 1653Lake City, Florida firstname.lastname@example.org 05537676March 8, 15, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE ON INVITATION TO BIDITB-012-2013Sealed bids will be accepted by the City of Lake City, Florida, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055 until April 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at which time all bids will be opened and read aloud in the City Council Chambers located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida.CATHODIC PROTECTION DEEPANODE TWO LOCATIONSMANDATORYPRE-BID: TUES-DAY, APRIL9, 2013 AT10:00 A.M. IN THE CITYCOUNCILCHAMBERS LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITYHALLLOCATED AT205 N. MARION AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055Bid specifications may be viewed on the City website: procurement.lcfla.com or at www.demandstar.com. Contact the Procurement Department at (386) 719-5816 or (386) 719-5818 for more information.05537764March 15, 2013 Public Auction1999 CHEVYVIN# 1GCCS1440X81632702000 CHEVYVIN # 1GCCS195XY82916022005 CHRYVIN# 1C3EL55R65N613661To be held 03/30/13, 8:00 am at Bryants Tire and Towing 1165 East Duval St. Lake City FL3205505537844MARCH 15, 2013 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-2013-CA-000067DIVISION:WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.KENNETH F. AVINON, et al,Defendant(s)NOTICE OF ACTIONTo: KENNETH AVINONLASTKNOWN ADDRESS: 12860 SWSTATE ROAD 47FORTWHITE, FL32038CURRENTADDRESS: UNKNOWNLASTKNOWN ADDRESS: CYNTHIAAVINON12860 SWSATE ROAD 47FORTWHITE, FL32038CURRENTADDRESS: UNKNOWNANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PAR-TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-KNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS.LASTKNOWN ADDRESS: UN-KNOWNCURRENTADDRESS: UN-KNOWNYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing property in COLUMBIACounty, Florida:LOT4, COUNTRYMEADOWS, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 154, PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: 2006, MERIT, VIN#FLTCHT32031088A& FLTHLCT32031088B.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ro-nald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or im-mediately thereafter; otherwise a de-fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition.This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Lake City Reporter. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 25 day of Febru-ary, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEALIn accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L, Na-ples, Florida 33962, telephone num-ber (813) 774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.05537655MARCH 8, 15, 2013 COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERSPROJECTNUMBER 2013-06SE Weeks Lane Roadway ImprovementsNOTICE TO CONTRACTORSNotice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the Columbia County Managers office until 11:00 A.M. on March 20, 2013, for Colum-bia County Project No. 2013-06. This office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 135 Hernando Avenue, Room 203 Lake City FL32055.Project consists of drainage improve-ments and +/3550 LF of mixing ex-isting asphalt pavement and +/5,000 LF of resurfacing. New as-phalt pavement for the mixed portion consist of one layer at 165 lb/sy sur-face course and the resurfaced por-tion of the roadway will be con-structed in two layers consisting of 75 lb/sy leveling and 165 lb/sy sur-face course.Scope of work includes storm pipe replacement, mixing existing road-way, limerock, asphaltic concrete pavement, erosion control, and inci-dental items.The Bid Forms and Construction specifications may be obtained from the Countys web site at http://www.columbiacountyfla.com/PurchasingBids.asp. Deadline for questions regarding construction plans, specifications, and/or bid documents must be received before 11:00 A.M. on March 18, 2013.The successful bidder will be re-quired to furnish the County Manag-er with a bid bond, performance bond, and liability insurance prior to commencing work.The Columbia County Commission Legalreserves the right to reject any or all bids and to add to the contract or de-lete from the contract to stay within their funding capabilities.Columbia County Board of County CommissionersStephen E. Bailey, Chair05537711March 8, 15, 2013 020Lost & Found LOSTCONURE PARROT, Green with Bluish head, Lost Sun. 3/3 behind KCs Produce, Call 386-288-2093 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: email@example.com 05537843The City of Lake City has openings for the following full-time positions:Assistant Chief of Police Police OfficerPolice Officer SponsorshipAdministrative SecretaryCollection TechnicianDistribution Technician T/F/TWastewater Treatment Plant Operator "C Obtain detailed job descriptions and applications by visiting 1st floor receptionist in City Hall 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 or visit our web site at www .lcfla.com The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VPemployer. 05537845SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORThe Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches,Inc. is seeking a Systems Administrator to provide support to the department operations and users of computer systems within the agency. The person applying for this position should possess at least three (3) years related experience (or equivalent combination of education, approved training, and experience). Degree or Technical Certifications preferred. Solid knowledge of personal computers, servers, networking technology, and user support is required. For further information, salary and benefits contact Edward Blodgett at 386/842-5501 or firstname.lastname@example.org AN EQUALOPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DRUG FREE WORKPLACE 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 F/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 386-758-892005537634Lincare 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. 100Job OpportunitiesOFFICE 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 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 We are a family business seeking a tow truck operator to operate both rollback and medium duty trucks. Applicants must have clean driving record and no felonies, have excellent customer service skills and be able to work a 6 day week. This is a temporary position which can turn into a full time position. Contact us Byants Towing 386-752-7799 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 He is emptying the Garage!!! Sat. 3/16 7am-3pm, All types of tools, some still in the box, fold out boat, metal chop saw, welding hose reel, etc. 177 SWRose Creek Dr, LC (Columbia City) PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. Sat, March 16th 8am Lake City Country Club, Take Commerce to Egret make a Rt, Lft on Harris Lake, Rt on Harris Loop 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. 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 Owned! 1/1 home in lake community on 1 acre. Priced to sell at just $55,000. All offers considered. 386-362-4539 Poole Realty MLS#81365 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 Cute Church surrounded by beautiful countryside. Comes with a 1996 DWMH on 1 acre, pole barn Sylvia Newell, 386-590-2498 Poole Realty MLS#78419 640Mobile Homes forSaleBeautiful setting on almost 6 acres. 3/2 w/hardwood floors, large bedrms, open floor plan, FP. William Golightly, 386-590-6681 Poole Realty MLS#82212 3 DWELLINGS on 5+ acres, main house approx 2453 sqft, 2 story, 3 car garage $349,000. Anita Handy, 386-208-5877 Poole Realty MLS#82510 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 Ft. White, Private in town, upstairs studio apt. Water & Trash included 1st/Last/Security. 2 yr lease Must have ref. $450, 941-924-5183 Gorgeous Lake View 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A $500 month & $500 deposit. No pets. 386-344-2170 Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $700-$750 plus SEC .386-438-4600 or 965-5560 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3bd/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.REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.comREPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
FRIDAY& SATURDAY, MARCH 15 & 16, 2013 CLASSIFIEDLAKE CITYREPORTER 9B 2008 Forest River SalemBarn kept, sleeps 9, excellent condition.$16,000 obo 386-623-0474 750Business & Office RentalsMedical, 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 2 acres lakefront lot. Boat ramp, dock and deck. Remax Proffessionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 74681 $179,900 82022397 S/E/ LeRoy Ct Beautiful country setting, 13vaulted ceilings in LR. Gorgeous wood burning FP. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $225,000 82078 253 S.W. Edna Ct. 3br/2ba New carpet and paint, beautiful ceramic tile in kitchen. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $110,500 82240 27084 29th Rd, 3br/3ba, 20+ acres. Country style brick, guest home, pool/cabana also included. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $335,000 82355 211 S.E. Goldie Way, 3br/2ba and 1 partial surrounded by lg oaks. Great exterior shed. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $160,000 83017 301 S.W. Al Jernon Ct, 3br/2ba 6.34 acres, completely fenced. Ceramic floors, new carpet. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $155,000 83033 178 N.W. Abigail Ln, 3br/1ba perfect home for first time buyer or retiree. all brick. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $72,000 Access Realty Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi. MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 810Home forSale 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 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 REDUCED! 3,000 sq.ft., 3/2.5 on 20 or 40 acres 14ceilings, Central vacuum system. $489,000. Nelda Hatcher, Poole Realty 386-688-8067 MLS 82280 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 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Completely Remodeled 3BR/2BA, 1452sf, 1.004ac. 2 story workshop/storage & more. #81192 $116,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Must See! 4BR/2BA, 1883sf, .501ac, newer kitchen w/all appls included, 2 sheds & more. #80607 $139,500 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Beautiful Mountainside Scene. 3BR/2BA, 1662sf. .45ac, quiet neighborhood open floor plan. #80447 $144,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Great Starter Home. 3BR/2BA, 1446sf .227ac, wood lam & tile thruout, SS appliances & more #83110 $97,500 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Coveted west location! 3BR/2BA, 2071sf, .54 ac. wood burning FP, dining & breakfast, lrg master. #81922 $179,900 Very nice home close to town. Home features split floor plan, side entry. MLS 83038 $149,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS 820Farms & AcreageAccess Realty10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Access Realty43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia County. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 870Real Estate WantedI Buy Houses CASH! Quick Sale Fair Price 386-269-0605
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