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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comLake City Police Department officers and city officials hon-ored the departments fallen officers and paid tribute to cur-rent officers during a brief cer-emony Wednesday morning. More than a dozen officers and employees gathered with city officials for the 2013 Law Enforcement Memorial Service, part of National Police Week activities locally. Police Chief Argatha Gilmore said law enforcement, especially the police departments across the country on Wednesday, had memorial services of some sort to recognize fallen officers. The ceremony was held in a room used for shift briefings at the department. City Manager Wendell Johnson told the offi-cers how much he respected the jobs they were doing and vowed to do his part in keeping them safe and helping them protect the community. I, as city manager, will do everything I can to protect you on your job, he said. I admire you for having the courage to protect us. Johnsons address was followed by a proclamation of the occasion read by Vice Mayor Eugene Jefferson. Three city residents who lost their lives as peace keepers in the line of duty were also recognized: Chief of Police William Strange, Chief of Police Hardy Revels and Officer Charles B. Stafford. Following their recognition, a department-wide moment of silence was observed. Its important to remember they made the ultimate sacri-fice, said Steve Shaw, police department public information officer. They willingly gave all for the community they serve. They unselfishly sacrificed themselves to protect their com-munity and property for people they may not have known. I found that to be a great honor. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comIt takes talent, pride and poise to promote anything, but when someone is pro-moting Gods Country the task is a little easier. Wednesday morning the Suwannee Valley Marketing Group held its 2013 Tourism Awards Luncheon at the Holiday Inn and Suites, where professionals at pro-moting the Suwannee River Valley were recognized for their work. Columbia County Commissioner Ron Williams, who has served on the coun-ty Tourist Development Council for 29 years, remind-ed the audience of about 100 that tourism still ranks as the top industry in Florida. We depend on tourism..., he said. We have the original Florida. We call this Gods Country and we have to pro-tect it. Williams remarks were followed by keynote speak-er Lori Pennington-Gray, a University of Florida asso-ciate professor, who spoke about tourisms economic impact and the importance of having a specialized Tourism Ambassador program. Harvey Campbell, Columbia County TDC director, then presented nine awards to local tourism pro-fessionals. Tourism is a 365-day job and every day is important to us in the tourism indus-try and every day we have people who come here, Campbell said. Sometimes we get caught up in the Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Simpson takes the stand. COMING FRIDAY Local news roundup. 88 61 Partly cloudy WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEW SPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 337 1 Suwannee Valley group recognizes outstanding effort. TOURISM continued on 6A By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comAlmost 70 people ran, walked or rolled two kilometers to help home-less veterans and promote a healthy lifestyle Wednesday at the Lake City Veterans Affairs Medial Center. Participants were encouraged to donate items that would then be dis-tributed to veterans in need. Cindy Gaylord, assistant public affairs officer for the North Florida/ South Georgia Veterans Health System, said the event was success-ful with more than $1,150 worth of items donated for homeless veter-ans. Marcia Dimauro and Mary Ellen Pararo participated in the event and brought deodorant, toothpaste, socks, soap and undershirts. Pararo has worked at the Lake City VA for 41 years. Slain CCI officers name on memorial COURTESYPresident Barack Obama hugs Leeann Royster after the ceremony. Regions top tourism pros get moment in spotlight Family members meet president at ceremony in nations capitol. ABOVE: Teena Peavey, marketing director for the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground, accepts the trophy for Best Strategic Partner on behalf of the park. Peavey was also a co-win-ner of the Directors Award for Excellence in Tourism. LEFT: Rod Butler, Lake City Holiday Inn and Suites general man-ager, accepts the Community Service Award. Butler was also a co-winner for the Directors Award for Excellence in Tourism. Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter LCPD remembers fallen officersJASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterLake City Police Lt. Clint VanBennekom (left), Chief Argatha Gilmore and Lt. John Stock observe a moment of silence during the 2013 Law Enforcement Memori al Service held at the Police Department on Wednesday. Ceremony held as part of National Police Week events. POLICE continued on 6A WALK continued on 3A Homeless vets benefit from walk By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comLeeann Royster, fiance of Sgt. Ruben Howard Thomas III who died while on duty at Columbia Correctional Institution last year, was among the 140 families in Washington, D.C., for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Wednesday. President Barack Obama was the keynote speaker. He said members of law enforcement never let down their guard and that the public they serve should never let slide our gratitude. Thomas family, including his parents, one of his sisters and his broth-er went to Washington on Monday. Monday night, Thomas name was added to the a marble memorial wall at the national memorial. Royster said seeing his name etched into the marble reinforced the reality she has lived with for the last year. It was a surreal moment because it seemed so permanent, she said. Reality hit home. It is literally set in stone. Royster said it was an honor for Thomas and will be a place for his children to visit in the future. The memorial and the memorial wall will be something that our children (and) grandchildren will be able to experience for years to come, she said. They will continue to honor their dad every year and know that he was a true hero. After the ceremony, Royster, Savannah and Jake Thomas met the president. The president hugged them and shook each of their hands. THOMAS continued on 6A
LAS VEGAS A ppearing confident but sometimes emotional, O.J. Simpson testified Wednesday he did not know guns were involved in a confrontation with sports memo-rabilia dealers that led to his convic-tion for armed robbery and kidnap-ping, and a sentence that could keep him behind bars for life. Simpson, in shackles that rattled when he shifted in his seat, took the stand in a hearing on his bid for a new trial on grounds he wasnt prop-erly represented by his trial attorney. The 65-year-old former football star and actor, now with short graying hair, receding hairline and dressed in drab prison uniform, spoke clearly as he recounted events leading up to the incident in a hotel room where the dealers had Simpson footballs and family photos. There was no talk of guns at all, he said under questioning by Patricia Palm, one of his attorneys. During the trial, two co-defendants, who took plea deals and testi-fied for the prosecution, said they had guns. Simpsons voice cracked a bit as he recounted recognizing items on the hotel room bed, including framed photos that used to hang on the wall of his Los Angeles home. There is no jury in the hearing and his fate will be determined by Clark County District Judge Linda Marie Bell.Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M to USC center LOS ANGELES The new Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California will offer a curriculum aimed to help young innovators create the next iPod or Facebook. The hip-hop mogul best known as Dr. Dre and the co-founder of Interscope Records appeared Wednesday along-side USC President C. L. Max Nikias to announce the new program funded by a $70 million donation by the two music superstars. The university president characterized the donation as the largest gift from the entertainment industry to American higher education.Pitt says Jolie going public was important NEW YORK Brad Pitt says it was important for his partner, Angelina Jolie, to share her story about having her breasts removed to avoid cancer and that others would understand it doesnt have to be a scary thing. In an interview published Wednesday in USA Today, the actor said: In fact, it can be an empowering thing, and something that makes you stronger and makes us stronger. Jolie revealed Tuesday in an op-ed article in The New York Times that she had a double mastectomy and breast reconstruc-tion for an inherited gene mutation that put her at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Pitt called the experience an emotional and beautifully inspiring few months. He added: Its such a wonderful relief to come through this and not have a specter hanging over our heads. To know that thats not going to be something thats going to affect us. My most proudest thing is our family. This isnt going to get that. 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 Actor George Gaynes is 96. Q Jazz musician Billy Cobham is 69. Q Actor Bill Smitrovich is 66. Q Actor Pierce Brosnan is 60. Q Actress Debra Winger is 58. Q Olympic gold medal gymnast Olga Korbut is 58. Q Actress Mare Winningham is 54. Q Rock musician Boyd Tinsley (The Dave Matthews Band) is 49. Q Rock musician Krist Novoselic is 48. Q Singer Janet Jackson is 47. Q Country singer Scott Reeves (Blue County) is 47. Q Actor Brian F. OByrne is 46. Q Rhythm-and-blues singer Ralph Tresvant (New Edition) is 45. AROUND FLORIDA Hurricane fund financially strong TALLAHASSEE Florida is heading into storm season with some good news. A state-created fund that backs up private insurers appears to be in the best financial shape it has been during its 20 years of exis-tence. New projections show that the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund should have nearly $12 billion available for the upcom-ing hurricane season that starts on June 1. An advisory panel for the fund will be given new estimates Thursday from Wall Street firms. Those estimates show that the fund should be able bor-row enough money to cover all of its claims. The financial health of the fund is important because the state can place a surcharge on most insur-ance policies if the Cat Fund runs out of money. Critics have called this a hurricane tax.Court rejects appeal from killer TALLAHASSEE The state Supreme Court is rejecting a final appeal from the killer of a 10-year-old-girl. Elmer Leon Carroll is scheduled to die by lethal injection on May 29. He was convicted of raping and suffocating a girl after breaking into her Orange County home almost 23 years ago. Carrolls attorney argued that he should be spared for several reasons including that his client is mentally ill. The Supreme Court rejected the arguments, including the mental ill-ness claim. The court ruled that they were brought up at the last min-ute and cannot be made now. Carroll killed Christine McGowan of Apopka, the night before Halloween in 1990. Carroll was living next door at a homeless mens mission and was arrested within hours of the girls body being found.Deputy kills car theft suspect TAMPA A Hillsborough County dep-uty fatally shot a man who authorities say tried to take another deputys gun. Sheriff David Gee said deputies had been watch-ing out for the suspect, who wasnt immediately identified, all week when a detective tracked him to Brandon. The detec-tive called for backup and approached the man, who at some point lunged at the detective. Another deputy arrived as the detective and suspect were wrestling. Authorities say the suspect was grabbing the detec-tives holstered gun when the second deputy shot the suspect once in the upper body. The suspect was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he later died. No other injuries were reported. Gee says deputies had been seeking the suspect, who had a long criminal history, on auto theft and other charges.Putnam launches re-election bid TALLAHASSEE Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is running for re-election. Putnam, a former member of Congress, last month quietly opened a campaign account for the 2014 election. He made no formal announcement at the time. The move should end any lingering questions that Putnam may mount a primary challenge to incumbent Gov. Rick Scott. Putnam, a Republican, was critical of Scott for supporting the expansion of Medicaid to roughly 1 million Floridians. The expansion is a key compo-nent of the federal health care overhaul. The Florida Legislature during its annual ses-sion rejected the idea of expanding Medicaid. The relationship between Putnam and Scott has been strained. Scott has been skeptical about some of Putnams legisla-tive initiatives and nearly vetoed bills backed by the agriculture commissioner.Ex-inmates: Veto Timely Justice Act MIAMI Two former death row inmates who have since been exoner-ated urged Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday to veto leg-islation that would expe-dite the states capital pun-ishment process, worrying it will condemn some inno-cent men to death. If (this bill) had been law, it would have ended my life. I am innocent, said Seth Penalver, who was exonerated after 18 years in prison. Penalver and Herman Lindsey, who was freed after three years on death row, pleaded with the Republican governor to grant them a meeting. They fear that if Scott signs the Timely Justice Act, the governor could be putting innocent inmates to death without ample time and adequate assur-ance that they truly are guilty. Daily Scripture As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mothers womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things. 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By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comTwo local men were arrested for allegedly stealing guns from a Fort White home, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office arrest report. Curtis Allen Handy, 21, 212 SW Grape St., in Fort White, and Scott Wilson Phillips, 22, 9566 S. U.S. 441, face charges of burglary while armed, grand theft and criminal mischief, a sheriffs news release said. Phillips mother, Shirley Nicolson, allegedly inter-fered with deputies while they arrested him, accord-ing to the arrest report. She faces an obstruction charge. The two men allegedly stole items, including mul-tiple guns on May 6, the release said. On Monday, the victim talked with deputies and told them she was contact-ed on Facebook by Chelsea Pittman who told her she had the victims class ring, the arrest report said. Phillips allegedly brought the ring to Pittmans house, along with a .38-caliber revolver and four other guns. Pittman told police that she asked them to leave because she didnt want Pittman around her children, the report said. According to the report, Phillips left the ring in Pittmans house. On Tuesday, deputies went to Phillips home. Phillips mother answered the door and deputies asked to speak to her son. Nicolson said she would tell him and went inside, the report said. Deputies then saw Phillips running from the house carrying a black gun case, the report said. Deputies caught him and recovered guns that matched the ones stolen May 6, the report said. While deputies were recovering the stolen guns, Nicolson ran up to a deputy and refused to back off when ordered, the report said. Nicolson then resisted when the deputy tried to handcuff her, the report said. The deputy grabbed Nicolson by the arm and pulled her arms together. Then he was able to put her in hand-cuffs, the report said. Deputies then went to Handys home in Fort White. They were given consent to search the home by another person that lives there because Handy was not home, the report said. Deputies found multiple guns with the serial numbers removed, what appeared to be a fully automatic Mack 10 and a sawed off shotgun, the report said. Also, depu-ties found a stolen box of ammo, camera and an assault rifle-style .22 rifle that had been stolen from the victim, the report said. After deputies removed the guns, Handy called them to report his guns as stolen. Deputies arrived back at his house and arrested him, the report said. Both were arrested Tuesday and taken to Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of $17,000 bond each. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013 3A3A AUTOLOAN ! Membership is open to anyone in Alachua, Columbia and Suwannee counties!2APPLY NOW!Apply online atwww.campuscu.com,visit any CAMPUS USA Credit Union Service Center or call us at 754-9088 and press 4. 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Campus 1900 SW 34th St. Jonesville 107 NW 140th Terrace Hunters Walk 5115 NW 43rd St. Tower Square 5725 SW 75th St. Shands at UF Room H-1 Springhills Commons 9200 NW 39th Ave. Alachua 14759 NW 157th Ln. Ocala 3097 SW College Rd. East Ocala 2444 E. Silver Springs Blvd. West Marion 11115 SW 93rd Court Rd. Summer eld 17950 US Hwy. 441 Tallahassee 1511 Killearn Center Blvd. BOCC to consider court office request Phillips Handy 2 charged in burglary By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe Third Judicial Circuit court administrators office is hoping the county can remodel some space in the Columbia County Courthouse that could provide additional office space to house potential new employees. The court administrators office request is slated to be discussed during this afternoons county commission meeting. The meeting will take place 5:30 p.m. at the Columbia County School Board Administrative Complex auditorium, 372 W. Duval St. Sondra Lanier, Third Judicial Circuit trial court administra-tor, said her office is requesting space for the general magistrates office. The general magistrate a quasi-judicial officer as provided in the Florida Rules of Court. The general magistrate hears matters and makes finding of facts and recommendations to the trial court judges and the judge reviews those findings and recommendations before rendering a court order. In the last legislative session, funding was provided through the state courts for foreclosure case management staff to reduce the foreclosure backlog, Lanier said. This puts further demands on court administration space that was already very limited. Transforming the space into an office for the general magistrate as requested would make space for the incoming staff. Lanier said she has identified a space that could be turned into an office on the courthouses second floor. She said her office has requested three positions for the circuit. The request is only for office space and Lanier estimated the projects cost would be in the $12,000 range. In other business, the commission will: Q Discuss adopting an ordinance to amend the countys Tourist Development Plan, after the county decided to increase its bed tax levy. The state requires counties levying a tourist devel-opment tax to have a plan for the income, stating each penny is going to the designated use that was intended; Q Discuss a request by the county recreation department to administer the Pop Warner football program. The request asks the county to take over the responsibility of organiz-ing teams, providing uniforms, collecting registration fees and scheduling games; and Q Recognize the Columbia High School softball team that recently won a state champion-ship.DEREK GILLIAM /Lake City ReporterMarcia Dimauro and Mary Ellen Pararo walk along Sou th Marion Avenue near the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Wednesday for the VA2K. Were wa lking to help the homeless veterans, Pararo said. WALK: Donations help homeless vets Continued From Page 1AWere walking to help the homeless veterans, she said. Lynn Schmidt, the wellness coordinator for the medical center, is a regis-tered dietitian and said a healthy lifestyle is impor-tant for both financial and long-term health reasons. If theyre working on making their health bet-ter, it helps lower costs and improves their overall health, she said. Schmidt said the VA has a number of programs to pro-vide veterans and employees the opportunity to educate themselves about healthy decisions so they can make the healthy choice. She also coordinates the MOVE program for obese veterans in addition to over-seeing the wellness pro-gram that aims to improve the health of the hospitals employees. Gaylord said 34 percent of the VAs employees are veterans.
OPINION Thursday, May 16, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman N obody questions the need to aggressively pursue information that can prevent anoth-er terrorist attack. Since 9/11, the Bush and Obama administrations have used expanded surveillance tactics to interrupt plots here at home and abroad. But the Justice Departments seizure of phone records at Associated Press offices appears beyond justification. It looks to be a heavy-handed tactic that should not have been allowed, one that should be con-demned by President Obama. Lets hope it was about containing the dissemination of highly classified information related to terrorism investigations and not about punishing those who speak to reporters without the administrations permission. Its difficult to know at this time because the Justice Department has not given a reason for seizing the phone records.... Federal investigators secretly obtained the records of 20 phone lines in several Associated Press offices, including those in Washington, D.C., and New York. The records included home phones and cellphones for AP journalists, and covered two months last year. It was around that time that an AP report on the Central Intelligence Agencys disruption of a terror-ist plot led to calls by some members of Congress to investigate the leaking of sensitive information. The Obama administration was happy to oblige. It has been more aggressive about pursuing leaks than any other previous administration, having indicted six people on charges related to leaks. Make no mistake, the leaking of classified information that threatens national security or the lives of covert operatives is against the law and should be prosecuted. But there are plenty of ways for the worlds most powerful government to obtain information about leaks without intruding on press freedoms that are intrinsic to an open society. The governments pursuit of reporters phone records is meant to intimidate anyone who chooses to speak out against the administration. It chills free speech and makes it more difficult for the press to learn about information the government wants to keep from becoming public. Under the Justice Departments own regulations, the attorney general must sign off on subpoenas for journalists phone records, and the subpoenas must be done only as a last resort.... The regulations also instruct the department to inform news organization when they seek phone records. Holder said Tuesday that his deputy had authorized the subpoena after Holder had recused himself from the investigation because of a conflict. Either way, the AP says it was not informed until last week.... For now, the White House is standing behind Holder. Obama may have to re-evaluate that support. At the least, the administration should insist Americans get a full accounting of the rationale behind this relentless snooping. The dubious snooping by the Justice Department ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.com Telling family storiesO n a recent road trip with my sister and two cousins, we took turns telling old stories about our family, especially our grandmother. If I had to choose just one story to remember her by, this would be it. Her husband was a man of many callings, including that of a Baptist preacher. Occasionally he would share the pulpit with a visiting pas-tor, invite him home to supper and even offer to put him up overnight. This never set well with her. She had 12 children -a lot of mouths to feed and beds to make without add-ing one more. Nevertheless, she did her best to welcome them -all of them, save for one, who apparently overstayed his welcome. I dont know the mans name. Maybe Gomer. If it was ever part of the story, it has long since been forgotten. But this much I well remember: At breakfast one Saturday morning, the aforementioned houseguest dared to make an untoward remark about my grandmothers biscuits. That was bad. But then he had the gall to say he wanted her to do his laundry and to starch and iron the shirt he planned to preach in the following day. A hush fell over the table. The baby stopped crying. The clock stopped ticking. The dogs stopped scratching their fleas. My grandfather later recalled feeling a chill crawl up his spine, causing the hair to bristle on the back of his neck as he waited, he said, for all hell to break loose. Much to his surprise, his wife merely smiled and told their guest shed be happy to oblige. Which she was, extremely so.The next day at church, she sat front row and center to hear the poor man preach, and tried her best not to laugh as he danced red-faced around the pulpit, pulling at his collar and hitching up his pants -thanks to the peach fuzz she had sprinkled in the neck of his shirt and the crotch of his undershorts. I can summarize that story in one sentence: My grandmother did not abide ill manners or condescension, and she found instructive ways to make it clear to anyone daring to doubt her. The sentence is true. But the story is a far truer telling of who she was, her nature and how her family remembers her. Stories tell us who we are. They record all the pieces that we some-times leave out. But it takes a lot of stories to convey the whole of a per-sonality. And it takes a lot of time to tell and retell them, to commit them to memory before they are lost. I grew up in a time and place in which storytelling was as much a part of everyday life as TV and tex-ting are today. My children, like all children, loved stories, especially stories about things theyd done that they had no business doing and man-aged not to get killed. Their children love stories, too. They listen, not just with their ears, but with their whole bodies, grow-ing quiet and still as a cat watching a gopher hole, hanging on every detail. I wish you could see them.I hope someday, years from now, my children and their children and their childrens grandchildren will tell a few stories about me. Maybe they will tell the one about how, when I was 4, I hid my Aunt Hazels crutches and refused to give them back. Or how, when my kids were little, Id use tweezers to pull the fortunes out of their fortune cookies and replace them with more specific predictions aimed at putting the fear of God in their little daredevil souls. Or about my persistent, annoying tendencies to try to get in the wrong car, and ask too many ques-tions and embarrass my family and friends in print. We dont get to choose the stories that are told about us. The best we can hope for is that someone will know enough and remember enough and care enough to keep telling them. And maybe, if were lucky, they will tell them with a smile. Q Tampa Tribune P lease, please, theres no reason to impeach President Barack Obama and it is overreach to say were getting Watergate all over again. But the scandals are indeed piling up on each other, or, to use another metaphor, its not just raining. Its pouring. And the mes-sage to the nation is to take cover. First, of course, we recently heard convincing congressional testimony about how Washington had been informed about what was really hap-pening in Benghazi, Libya, before the administrations dupe-the-public, win-the-election charade of sending U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice out to tell a different story on TV shows. Then came revelations about some in the Internal Revenue Service seeming to think special attention should be given to the tax status of especially perilous organi-zations, those that are, you know, shudder, shudder, conservative. Now it turns out the Justice Department has engaged in what the president of the Associated Press has called a massive, unprec-edented intrusion into his organiza-tions operations. Were not talking small stuff here. Were talking about federal snoops gathering up records of two months of calls on both office and home phones of more than 100 reporters in bureaus in Washington, D.C., New York City and Hartford, Conn.... Back in May of last year, the AP learned that the CIA had spoiled an al-Qaeda plan to observe the anni-versary of the death of Osama bin Laden by detonating a bomb on a plane. The CIA intercepted an IED in Yemen, and that was that. But the CIA did not want to announce the success, telling the AP it would be announced later but that it would be dangerous to announce it immedi-ately. AP waited a while, then went with the story. While the government would not say why it examined the records obtained from phone companies, it had said previously that it was investigating the AP story. It was apparently seeking the government source of the classified informa-tion.... This was an inexcusably broad search, causing the American Civil Liberties Union to talk about a chilling effect on journalists and whistle blowers. APs president, Gary Pruitt, said the records search could possibly reveal other confi-dential sources and activities the government has no conceivable right to know. One does not arrive at a more charitable view of this phone record romp by an educated guess that the Obama administrations main reason for classifying the incident was that it pointed to a still active al-Qaeda. It seems, after all, that an effort to make everyone think terrorists were not the danger they used to be was behind the phony, baloney trick of trying to make everyone think the Benghazi horror was a conse-quence of a spontaneous protest caused by an anti-Muslim American-made movie. You may remember, too, how top administration officials were accused in the first term of them-selves leaking classified information that made President Obama look good, one of any number of seem-ing abuses insufficiently explored by some of the liberally inclined in a news industry now being abused itself. Its raining cats, dogs and scandals Sharon Randall www.sharonrandall.com Q Sharon Randall can be contacted at P.O. Box 777394, Henderson, NV 89077. 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.com4AOPINION
May 16Explorer serversScouts from the Lake City Police Explorer Post will have a Tip-a-Cop fund-raiser from 4 to 7 p.m. at Applebees restaurant, 2893 W. U.S. 90. The scouts and their police advisors will work as server assistants and solicit donations to support Explorer activities. Patrons will be asked to make donations in addition to tips given Applebees staff. For more informa-tion, contact Officer Mike Lee (386) 758-5489.Retired educatorsThe Columbia County Retired Educators will meet Thursday, May 16 at the Country Buffet at 1 p.m. This is our last meeting for the year. For more informa-tion call Will Brown at 752-2431. Any retired person interested in education is welcome to attend.Container gardeningThe Fort White Public Library Branch presents Gardening in Containers at 5:45 p.m. Learn the art of growing flowers, vegeta-bles, herbs, and ornamen-tals in containers. Beautiful combinations provide inter-est, color and function in small spaces. See demon-strations. Free UF/IFAS workshop.Ombudsman meetingThe North Central Florida Long-term Care Ombudsman Council will meet at 1 p.m. at the Alachua Regional Service Center, 14107 NW Highway 441 in Alachua. The ombuds-man program is seeking volunteers to advocate for the rights of elders living in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. For more information, call toll-free (888)831-0404 or go online to http://ombuds man.myflorida.com. Fostering, adoptionA class for people interested in fostering or adopting children, Model Approach to Partnerships and Parenting, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. For addi-tional details and to register for classes, contact Lakisha Mills at (386) 243-8804.District meetingThe Suwannee River Water Management District Board of Governors will meet at 9 a.m at Cedar Key Library, 460 Second St. in Cedar Key. The board will hold a workshop at the library beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday. For more infor-mation, call Lisa Cheshire at (386) 362-1001.Camera clubBranford Camera Club will meet on at 7 p.m. at Cuzins Restaurant on U.S. 129 across from Scaffs Market in Branford. The meeting will feature an introduction to macro pho-tography by Ron Grey and Susan Watson. The pro-gram will be followed with a lessons learned review of our Spring Photo Critique and sharing photos from our April field trip to the Okefenokee Swamp. For more information, contact Carolyn Hogue at (386) 935-2044 or Gary Kueppers at (386) 362-6957.May 16-18School musicalStudents of Richardson Middle School will perform the musical Cinderella in the school auditorium. Shows will be Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m. Admission is $5.May 16-19Book saleFriends of the Library will conduct its annual half-price book sale today through Saturday at the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave., during regular library hours. All books will be half off the regular price.May 17Golf tournamentKiwanis Clubs annual charity golf tournament will begin with registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Country Club of Lake City. Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. Cost is $60.00 per player. For more infor-mation, contact Carl Ste-Marie at (386) 752-2266, or Norbie Ronsonet Jr. at (386) 752-2180. Church anniversarySisters Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, 3194 SW Sisters Welcome Road, will cele-brate its 122nd anniversary with a service at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Rev. Major Franklin at (904) 610-3598 or Sister Shirley Franklin at (904) 955-6146.Church anniversaryDaySpring Missionary Baptist church, 849 NE Congress Ave., will cele-brate its 48th anniversary will services beginning at 6 p.m. The Apostle Henry Wilson and his congrega-tion from Harvest of Life Ministries will deliver the word, along with the Anointed Wilson Singers. A fellowship meal will fol-low. For more information, contact Elvira George at 752-7054.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 tart-er sauce. Take out or eat in. Summer programThe Boys Club of Columbia County is accept-ing registrations for its summer program. Boys and girls ages 6 to 14 are eli-gible. The program will run from June 5 through Aug. 9 and offers a variety of activities, including sports, games arts and crafts and speial events. Cost is $265 per child. For more infor-mation, call 752-4184.CARC fundraiserThe Knights of Columbus will have a Tootsie Pop Fundraiser on Friday at Walmart, Publix and Winn Dixie and at Walmart and Winn Dixie on Saturday. Club members will be ask-ing for monetary donations and offering Tootsie Pops in return. All proceeds will go to CARC to assist citizens with disabilities. For more information, call Larry LaTour at (386) 462-7772. May 18Princess partyFlorida Gateway College Cosmetology stu-dents are once again giv-ing local girls the chance to be a princess at least for a day. FGC will host a Princess Party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Girls between the ages of 3 and 10 in Florida Gateway Colleges five-county district are invited to attend. They will receive a new hairdo, manicure and pedicure, as well as makeup fit for a princess. FGC cosmetol-ogy students will also be on hand to bring various princesses to life, includ-ing Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and Cinderella. The event serves as fundraiser for the students to attend the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event, where they take classes and learn about new trends and hairstyles. Cost with early registra-tion is $15; and $20 at the door the day of the event. To register early, call (386) 466-2379, (386) 754-1411, (386) 754-4264 or (386) 697-9423. Container gardeningThe Columbia County Main Library Downtown presents Gardening in Containers at 1:30 p.m. Learn the art of growing flowers, vegetables, herbs, and ornamentals in contain-ers. Beautiful combinations provide interest, color and function in small spaces. See demonstrations. Charity 5k run/walkStep Fitness will sponsor a 5k run to benefit Chances for Children, starting at the Columbia County Courthouse in downtown Lake City. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the race will start at 8. Entry fee is $25 in advance, $35 the day of the race. Register online at www.stepfitnes-sonline.com under races and running or in person at CARQUEST Auto Parts on Pinemount Road. T-shirts guaranteed to all online registrants; first come, first served otherwise.Charity golf tournamentVoices for Children of Suwannee Valleys fourth annual golf tournament will be at Quail Heights Golf and Country Club. It will be a four-man scram-ble event. Registration will be at 8 a.m and tee-off will be at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $65 per person or $240 per team. Contact Stephen Smith at (386) 867-1387 or email VFCSFVevents@gmail.com. Lucile FrenchLucile French, 86, of Lake City, FL, was called to Heaven on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. She was born in Elba, AL. She was a long time resident of Gainesville, FL and co-founder of Ray French AC & Heating. She HQMR\HGVKLQJJDUGHQLQJDQGtraveling. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Ray French and her grandson, Ron Ely. She was a loving moth-er, grand and great grandmother. Survivors include two daugh-ters: Jean Sikes (Doyle), High Springs, FL and Janice Ely, Lake City, FL, 3 grandchil-dren: Tammy Ely, Lori Sikes Crouch (Tim), and Cory Sikes; 4 great grandchildren: Rilyn Crouch, Keegan Crouch, Ethan Sikes and Kyle Sikes, and nu-merous nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 11 A.M. at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, FL with Pastor Cagney 7DQQHURIFLDWLQJ9LVLWDWLRQwith the family will be on Fri-day, May 17, 2013, from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the funeral home. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025 386-752-1954) is in charge of arrangements. Please send words of comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com. William Goree OdomWilliam Goree Odom of Live Oak, Florida passed away Tues-day, May 14, 2013 in Live Oak. William was born September 27, 1944 in Quincy, Florida to the late Hom-er Goree and Lavonia Ruby (Larkins) Odom. He was a graduate of Liberty County High School and served in the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1964. William was a dedicated maintenance supervi-sor for Gold Kist and his favorLWHSDVWLPHZDVKXQWLQJDQGVK ing. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by a son, Billy Odom and his wife Michelle of :HVW9LUJLQLDDGDXJKWHU.LPTanner and husband Warren of %ORXQWVWRZQ)ORULGDYHJUDQG children, Logan and Jared Odom and Brett, Colby, and Hope Tan-ner; brothers, Lamar Odom and wife Linda of Lake City, Florida, Jessie Odom of Telogia, Florida, and Goree Odom of Blount-stown; sisters, Myrlene Carson and husband Lewis D. of Bristol, Florida and Lois Odom also of Bristol; several nieces, neph-ews, and other extended family.The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. ET, Thursday, May 16 at Lake Mystic Cemetery. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. ET with Rever-HQG'DYLG*RRGPDQRIFLDWLQJand with full military honors.ADAMS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrange-ments. Phone 674-5449. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com. Bertha Lee Strawder PhillipsBertha Lee Strawder Phillips, 87 a lifelong resident of Fort White passed Saturday, May 11 at home. She was the daughter of the late Reverend Oscar Strawder and Fannie Harris Strawder. She was a dedicated Christian and mother.She served faithfully at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, Lake City, until her health declined. Ms. Phillips was preceded in death by husband, children and siblings. She is survived by her children: Lana Phillips, Debra Phillips, Barbara Fleming (Sam), Lisa Sheppard (Elven) and Isiah Phillips, Jr. all of Fort White; grandchildren: Tamara Phillips, Dwayne Fleming, Devon Shep-pard, Christopher Fleming, Toni Fleming, Elven Sheppard, Jr., Santeis Harris, Deidre Fleming Trey Phillips Gabriel Al-len and Princess Brown; great grandchildren: Camron Brown and Alyssa Sheppard; siblings: Leander Strawder Bennett, Fort White, Mildred Strawder Brown, High Springs, Eugene Strawder, Fort White and Jasper Strawder, Miami FL; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.9LHZLQJIRU0V3KLOOLSVZLOOEHheld on Friday, May 17, 2013, 6-8 PM at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church located on Jordan Road. Funeral Services, Satur-day, May 18, 2013 11:00 AM at Antioch. Pastor Donnell Sand-ers, Eulogist. Burial in the New Grove Cemetery, Fort WhiteProfessional Services entrusted to A. JEROME BROWN FUNERAL HOME(386)454-1110Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. 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6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 6A By TONY BRITT email@example.com Public health officials are asking local residents to be cautious of mos quitoes after a Columbia County horse died of east ern equine encephalitis earlier this month. Sallie Ford, county Health Department envi ronmental health direc tor, said the department received the confirmed positive report from the state Department of Health on Wednesday. Ford said the horse died May 4. Eastern equine encepha litis is a rare disease that is caused by a virus spread by infected mosquitoes and is one of a group of mosquitotransmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain. In the U.S. there are five to 10 cases reported annually. This is our first con firmed case this year, Ford said. We did have one confirmed positive case last year in December. The horse was on prop erty in the Fort White area off Watson Road near Drew Feagle Road. Weve notified our county mosquito control (unit), and they are going to go and spray in the area, Ford said. Right now, we just want every one to be aware so we can work on prevention, because prevention is the key. There is no specific treat ment for EEE. Antibiotics are not effective against viruses, and no effective anti-viral drugs have been discovered. Severe ill nesses are treated by sup portive therapy which may include hospitalization, respiratory support, IV flu ids and prevention of other infections. The medical concern is the mosquitoes can trans fer the virus to humans, Ford said. Thats why we want the public to under stand that its out there ... THOMAS: Ceremony in DC Continued From Page 1A He asked us who we were there to honor, Royster said. Thomas other sister, Haley, is in the Navy in California. She was not able to attend. Royster said the cer emony wasnt as personal as the recent unveiling of the memorial at CCI, but it was comforting. It allows you to see everybody in the country that is going through what we are going through, she said. While at the memorial wall, Royster hung a pic ture of Thomas, her and their daughter. Thomas has a son, but died before the child was born. Royster said shes thankful to everyone in the community for help ing the family. Our family would like to say thank you to our community for their sup port, she said. We cant say thank you enough for everything everybody has done for us. TOURISM: Marketing group hands out awards Continued From Page 1A hustle and bustle so much that we dont stop and inform our community of the importance of tourism or acknowledge achieve ment and outstanding customer service for our industry. Robie Faucher, front desk clerk at Comfort Suites, was recognized as the Outstanding Hotel Employee award recipient. It makes me feel fan tastic to win this award, he said. Its an honor. Ive always enjoyed the hotel business. I actually grew up in the hotel business and my parents owned a hotel for 18 years. I had a num ber of jobs in the past, but getting back in the hotel business has been really good for me. Rod Butler, general man ager at Holiday Inn and Suites, credited the hotels owners, Mahendra and Shaku Patel and Minesh and Ketna Patel, as the rea son the hotel was a double award recipient, with the Community Service Award and Directors Award for Excellence in Tourism. The community ser vice award does not work without the support of our owners, he said. The Patel family, as the owners of the hotel, they empow er me to participate and donate back to the com munity. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park was also a double award winner for The Directors Award for Excellence in Tourism and the Best Strategic Partner Award. Were very excited about winning the awards, said Teena Peavey, the music parks marketing director. Im very excited and accept this award on behalf of James Cornett (president and CEO of the park). Were excited to be working with Suwannee Valley Marketing Group throughout Columbia, Suwannee and Hamilton counties. Were very pleased that the Suwannee Valley Marketing Group sees that the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park endeavors in drawing other tourists to the Suwannee Valley area. The awards and recipi ents: Outstanding Hotel Employee Robie Faucher of Comfort Suites. Outstanding Campground Employee Ken Buchanan. Elaine McGrath, Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park event coordinator, accepted the award on his behalf; Outstanding Management Employee Timothy Van Skyhawk of Holiday Inn and Suites; Outstanding Attractions Employee (posthumous) Wendell Hannum of American Canoe Adventures, repre sented by his son John Hannum, who is now oper ating the business; Outstanding AgriTourism Partner Wellborn Blueberry Festival represented by Wellborn Community Association president, Wendell Snowden; The Always There Award Michael Tubbs, Fairfield Inn and Suites general manager. Best Strategic Partner Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, represented by Teena Peavey; Directors Award for Excellence in Tourism (co-winners) Teena Peavey of the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park and Rod Butler of the Holiday Inn and Suites; and Community Service Award Holiday Inn and Suites general manager Rod Butler. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Wellborn Community Association president Wendell Snowden accepts the Outstanding Agri-Tourism Partner award on Wednesday. POLICE: Fallen officers remembered in ceremony Continued From Page 1A Officers had black bands covering a portion of their badges in honor of the fallen officers, and the flag out side the public safety building flew at half staff. The black shroud is always sym bolic of the mourning showing that we are given respect to law enforcement officers who have given their lives, Gilmore said. This is just our way of showing our tribute to fallen officers and at the same time appreciating the law enforcement officers who are currently serving in the profession. Gilmore also spoke about paying tribute to the three officers who gave their lives in service. Its only befitting for us at the Lake City Police Department show that we as a department give tribute to them because they really gave all, she said. We appreciate that and we want to pause from our busy schedule to ensure we give them and their families respect for what theyve done. Health advisory issued for equine encephalitis virus
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, May 16, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS 2B?!IOHN>IQH'M-H ummer pectacular Listen to For details on how to win weekend giveaways & other great prizes! Starts Memorial Day Weekend! More details at Scaffs.com or NorthFlorida.com Sponsored in part by and COURTESY PHOTOColumbia High baseballs 2013 academic award recipi ents are Levi Hollingsworth (from left), T.J.Price, Steven Rendel, Lucas Bedenbaugh, Andrew Johnso n (4.0 GPA for 2012-13), Cody Bass (plus Varsity Letter), Kaleb Thomas (4.0 GPA, plus Va rsity Letter) and Nicholas Tyre. COURTESY PHOTOColumbia High baseballs 2013 award winners are: Bre nt Stalter, Golden Glove Award (from left); Sam Bass, Most Valuable Player and North Flori da 6A District Player of the Year; Dalton Mauldin, Pitching Award; Alex Milton, Tiger Award. Columbia finished as district runner-up in District 4-6A for the second-consecutive ye ar and reached the playoffs in the first year under head coach Jonathan Ulsh.COURTESY PHOTOColumbia High baseball 2013 junior varsity award win ners are: Witt Register, Tiger Award (from left); Jonathan Hardin, Most Valuable Player; T.J. Pric e, Golden Glove Award and Varsity Letter; Nicholas Tyre, Pitching Award and Varsity Letter. CHS baseball awards JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterBrad Taylor (left) throws a kick during a training sess ion with Ronnie Frazier on Friday. MMA cage fights coming Saturday By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comFlorida Fight Foundation will present FX3: Cage Wars, an amateur MMA/Boxing/Kickboxing event at the fairgrounds on Saturday. Promoter Ronnie Frazier expects a high-octane event featuring local fighters. Its going to be MMA at the fairgrounds with roughly 15 MMA matches, Frazier said. On this card also, well have one of the first female amateur fights. Well have Brad Taylor from Ax Men there. Im hoping to have everything finished for the card. Frazier said the landscape of mixed martial arts has changed since last time he promoted an event in Lake City. Ive had them here before, but amateur martial arts has changed a little bit, he said. Where once youve had three fights, you can strike on the ground, where before you couldnt. For a spectator, once the fight leaves standing up it is more like a wrestling match. Now you can actu-ally have a punch to the face. Frazier believes that the ground and pound will make a more exciting event for spectators. Another catch is that fighters from Lake City will compete in the event. North Florida Mixed Martial Arts is now by Future Fitness and well have six or seven of our guys, and maybe even three or four more that dont train with us, Frazier said. Frazier is pumped for the event and said it will be bigger than people of Lake City have seen. Im actually a partner with Jerry Coker and right now we are the largest ama-teur promoters in Florida, Frazier said. We put on more shows than anyone in Florida. Weve been in Gainesville, Crystal River and Perry. Frazier, of course, believes the Ax Men star will be one of the main draws. The main event is FX3: Cage Wars and will be a draw, he said. A lot of people today are still using boxing rings, but we actu-ally do all our fights out of an octagon. Brad Taylor will be part of the main event. We have two or three different opponents we are looking at, and I actually coach him. Im trying to fig-ure out what the best fight is going to be. With a spot on television, Frazier intends this event to be his largest yet. Our local fight in Gainesville actually aired nationally on television with Taylor fighting, Frazier said. Theyre asking us to do another. Hes men-tioned they might show Frazier expects high-octane event with local fighters. FIGHTS continued on 6B
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today CYCLING 4:30 p.m. NBCSN Tour of California, stage 5, Santa Barbara to Avila Beach, Calif. EXTREME SPORTS Noon ESPN X Games, at Barcelona, Spain 7 p.m. ESPN X Games, at Barcelona, Spain (same-day tape) GOLF 7 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Volvo World Match Play Championship, first round matches, at Kavarna, Bulgaria 12:30 p.m. TGC Web.com Tour, BMW Charity Pro-Am, first round, at Greer, S.C., Greenville, S.C., and Sunset, S.C. 3 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Byron Nelson Championship, first round, at Irving, Texas 6:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, Mobile Bay Classic, first round, at Mobile, Ala. (same-day tape) HOCKEY 6 a.m. NBCSN IIHF World Championship, quarterfinals, at Helsinki 8:30 a.m. NBCSN IIHF World Championship, quarterfinals, at Stockholm 11 a.m. NBCSN IIHF World Championship, quarterfinals, at Helsinki 2 p.m. NBCSN IIHF World Championship, quarterfinals, at Stockholm MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Detroit at Texas or San Francisco at Colorado (8:30 p.m. start) NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 5, Indiana at New York 10:30 p.m. ESPN Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 6, San Antonio at Golden State (if necessary) NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 1, N.Y. Rangers at Boston 10 p.m. NBCSN Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 2, San Jose at Los AngelesBASKETBALLNBA playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Tuesday Indiana 93, New York 82, Indiana leads series 3-1 San Antonio 109, Golden State 91, San Antonio leads series 3-2 Today Indiana at New York, 8 p.m.San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Friday x-Oklahoma City at Memphis, 7 or 8 p.m. x-Miami at Chicago, 8 or 9:30 p.m. (x-if necessary) All-Rookie Team Voted by the 30 NBA head coaches (First-team vote, 2 points; second-team vote, 1 point) First Team Player, Team 1st 2nd TotalD. Lillard, Portland 29 58B. Beal, Washington 28 1 57A. Davis, New Orleans 28 1 57D. Waiters, Cleveland 21 8 50H. Barnes, Golden State 18 11 47 Second Team Player, Team 1st 2nd TotalA. Drummond, Detroit 10 15 35 J. Valanciunas, Toronto 6 19 31M. Kidd-Gilchrist, Char. 3 23 29Kyle Singler, Detroit 1 15 17Tyler Zeller, Cleveland 3 9 15 Other players receiving votes, with point totals (first place votes in parenthe-ses): Maurice Harkless, Orlando, 14 (1); Alexey Shved, Minnesota, 14 (1); Chris Copeland, New York, 9 (1); Brian Roberts, New Orleans, 5; Andrew Nicholson, Orlando, 4; Jae Crowder, Dallas, 1; Festus Ezeli, Golden State, 1; Draymond Green, Golden State, 1; John Jenkins, Atlanta, 1; Terrence Jones, Houston, 1; Pablo Prigioni, New York, 1; Terrence Ross, Toronto, 1; Jeff Taylor, Charlotte, 1.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GBNew York 25 14 .641 Baltimore 23 16 .590 2 Boston 22 17 .564 3Tampa Bay 20 18 .526 4 12 Toronto 16 24 .400 9 12 Central Division W L Pct GBDetroit 22 15 .595 Cleveland 21 17 .553 1 12 Kansas City 19 17 .528 2 12 Minnesota 18 18 .500 3 12 Chicago 16 21 .432 6 West Division W L Pct GBTexas 25 14 .641 Oakland 20 21 .488 6Seattle 18 21 .462 7Los Angeles 15 24 .385 10Houston 10 30 .250 15 12 Todays Games Seattle (Harang 1-4) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 4-2), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Doubront 3-1) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-2), 7:10 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 4-3) at Texas (Darvish 6-1), 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1) at L.A. Angels (Williams 2-1), 10:05 p.m. Fridays Games Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Seattle at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Boston at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Kansas City at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GBAtlanta 22 17 .564 Washington 21 18 .538 1 Philadelphia 19 21 .475 3 12 New York 14 22 .389 6 12 Miami 11 28 .282 11 Central Division W L Pct GBSt. Louis 25 13 .658 Cincinnati 23 16 .590 2 12 Pittsburgh 22 17 .564 3 12 Milwaukee 16 21 .432 8 12 Chicago 16 23 .410 9 12 West Division W L Pct GBSan Francisco 23 16 .590 Arizona 22 18 .550 1 12 Colorado 21 18 .538 2San Diego 17 21 .447 5 12 Los Angeles 16 22 .421 6 12 Todays Games N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-4) at St. Louis (Wainwright 5-2), 1:45 p.m. Milwaukee (Burgos 1-1) at Pittsburgh (Liriano 1-0), 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 4-0) at Miami (Fernandez 2-2), 7:10 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 2-2) at Colorado (Chacin 3-2), 8:40 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 1-5) at San Diego (Volquez 3-3), 10:10 p.m. Fridays Games N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Arizona at Miami, 7:10 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.Washington at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Baseball America DURHAM, N.C. The top 25 teams in the Baseball America poll with records through May 12 and previous ranking (vot-ing by the staff of Baseball America ): Record Pvs 1. Vanderbilt 45-6 2 2. Louisiana State 45-7 3 3. North Carolina 45-6 1 4. Cal State Fullerton 41-8 4 5. N.C. State 39-12 5 6. Oregon State 41-8 6 7. Virginia 42-8 7 8. UCLA 34-14 8 9. Florida State 41-10 9 10. Oregon 40-11 10 11. Arkansas 34-17 11 12. Louisville 42-10 12 13. Arizona State 32-15 13 14. South Carolina 37-14 15 15. Indiana 38-11 14 16. New Mexico 32-18 16 17. Clemson 37-15 19 18. South Alabama 39-14 20 19. Kansas State 37-15 NR 20. Oklahoma State 36-13 NR 21. Pittsburgh 40-11 24 22. Virginia Tech 33-19 22 23. Mississippi 35-17 NR 24. Mississippi State 37-15 21 25. Oklahoma 35-16 18SOFTBALLGainesville regional (Double elimination) Friday Game 1 Georgia Southern (32-38) vs. South Florida (43-14), 3:30 p.m. Game 2 Hampton (33-24) at Florida (52-7), 6 p.m.Mobile regional (Double elimination) Friday Game 1 Mississippi State (32-22) vs. Florida State (30-24), 4:30 p.m. Game 2 MVSU (24-26) at South Alabama (45-7), 7 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR NASCAR SPRINT ALL-STAR RACE Site: Concord, N.C.Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, noon-3 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 5-7:30 p.m.); Saturday, Sprint Showdown, 7:30 p.m., All-Star Race, approximately 9 p.m. (Speed, 5-11 p.m.). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distances: Sprint Showdown, 40 laps, 60 miles (two 20-lap segments). All-Star Race, 90 laps, 135 miles (four 20-lap segments and 10-lap finale). Next race: Coca-Cola 600, May 26, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. Online: http:// www.nascar.com CAMPING WORLD TRUCK NORTH CAROLINA EDUCATION LOTTERY 200 Site: Concord, N.C.Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 10:30 a.m.-noon), qualifying (Speed, 4-5 p.m.), race, 8 p.m. (Speed, 7:3010:30 p.m.). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 201 miles, 134 laps.Next race: Lucas Oil 200, May 31, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. NATIONWIDE Next race: History 300, May 25, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. Last week: Kyle Busch won at Darlington for his fifth victory of the year and record 56th in the series. NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING NHRA KANSAS NATIONALS Site: Topeka, Kan.Schedule: Friday, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 8-11 p.m.). Track: Heartland Park Topeka.Next event: NHRA Summernationals, May 30June 2, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. Online: http:// www.nhra.com IZOD INDYCAR Next race: Indianapolis 500, May 26, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis. Schedule: Saturday, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Sunday, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, noon-6:30 p.m.). Online: http:// www.indycar.com FORMULA ONE Next race: Monaco Grand Prix, May 26, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco. Last week: Ferraris Fernando Alonso won the Spanish Grand Prix in front of his home fans for his second victory of the year. Lotus Kimi Raikkonen was second. Online: http:// www.formula1.com OTHER RACES ARCA RACING SERIES: Menards 200, Sunday (Speed, 2-4 p.m.), Toledo Speedway, Toledo, Ohio. Online: http:// www.arca racing.comGOLFGolf week BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Irving, Texas.Schedule: Today-Sunday.Course: TPC Four Seasons Resort (7,166 yards, par 70). Purse: $6.7 million. Winners share: $1,206,000. Television: Golf Channel (Today, 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Friday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m., 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-3:30 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.-midnight; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.-midnight) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.). WEB.COM TOUR BMW CHARITY PRO-AM Site: Greer, S.C.Schedule: Today-Sunday.Courses: Thornblade Club (7,024 yards, par 71); Greenville Country Club, Chanticleer Course (6,664 yards, par 72); The Reserve at Lake Keowee (7,112 yards, par 72). Purse: $650,000. Winners share: $117,000. Television: Golf Channel (TodayFriday, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m.). CHAMPIONS TOUR Next event: Senior PGA Championship, May 23-26, Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis. LPGA TOUR MOBILE BAY LPGA CLASSIC Site: Mobile, Ala.Schedule: Today-Sunday.Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings (6,521 yards, par 72). Purse: $1.2 million. Winners share: $180,000. Television: Golf Channel (Today-Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 5-7 p.m.). OTHER TOURNAMENTS MEN NGA TOUR: The Cherry Blossom Classic, Today-Sunday, Cherry Blossom Golf Club, Georgetown, Ky. Online: http://www.ngatour.comHOCKEYNHL playoffs CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Tuesday Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1, Pittsburgh leads series 1-0 Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0, Los Angeles leads series 1-0 Today N.Y. 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GOLF Lake City Kiwanis tourney Friday Heritage Bank of the South presents the Kiwanis Club of Lake Citys annual Coach Joe Fields Golf Tournament on Friday at The Country Club at Lake City. Entry fee of $60 includes green fee, cart, happy cart and lunch. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Proceeds go to Kiwanis youth programs. For details, call Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266. CHS FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Columbia High Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. For details, call Allen Masters at 292-0725. GATORS International Gator Day on Saturday The annual International Gator Day, where gator clubs give back to their communities, is Saturday. The North Florida Gator Club is partnering with Habitat for Humanity, and will clean up at one of its houses. Gator fans are asked to meet at 8:45 a.m. at Hardees on the corner of U.S. Highway 90 and Main Boulevard to drive to the house. For details, call Bob at 752-3333 or 365-3016, or Diane at 365-8663. YOUTH BASKETBALL Hoop It Up event at Hopeful Church Hopeful Baptist Church is sponsoring Hoop It Up, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, on Saturday. The tournament is for sixththrough eighthgraders. There is no charge. Application forms are at Brians Sports. For details, call Mark Cunningham at 752-4135. RUNNING Chances For Children 5K The Chances For Children 5K is 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown Lake City. Register at www. stepfitnessonline.com under racing and running and be guaranteed a T-shirt, or in person at Carquest Auto Parts on Pinemount Road. Race day registration (increased fee) begins at 7 a.m. For details, call Michelle Richards at 208-2447.Marineland 5K race Saturday The MarinelandIn-Motion 5K Race & Exploration Walk Fundraiser is 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration fee of $25 for adults and $10 for children ages 18 and younger includes a shirt and free general admission to Marinelands Dolphin Adventure. Register at gratitudeamerica.org / Marineland. Race day registration is 8-8:45 a.m. For details, call John November at (904) 525-3042. GIRLS SOFTBALL Registration for fall season open Girls Softball Association of Columbia Countys registration for the fall season is under way. Sign-up is at Brians Sports on U.S. Highway 90 west. A copy of the players birth certificate is required if not already on file. Cost is $55 per player or $75 for two or more siblings. A $10 discount is offered before Aug. 2. For details, call 984-0003.Q From staff reports
DEAR ABBY: I am a divorcee with college-aged children. I love my chil-dren, and I thought I loved my ex. However, after my divorce I wonder if Im capable of loving anyone other than my children again. Two years after the divorce I started a rela-tionship with a man who is 10 years older. He had recently ended a long-term dating/living together relationship. I wasnt par-ticularly drawn to him, but he was very persistent. We finally, jokingly, agreed to be exclusively casual and began dating. My children dont dislike him; they are indifferent to him. We have been dating for six years. I do not love him. He, however, professes to adore me and wants us to spend our lives together. I do NOT want this to go on any longer. I have some serious health issues and Im not inter-ested in having him as my caretaker. I dont want him doing this for me. Hes a good man. He deserves someone who wants the devotion he is so willing to give. How do I tell him to move on? Im financially stable. Hes not after my money; hes very comfortable on his own. I need to force him to go find a woman who needs or wants him. Many of his friends think I take advan-tage of his feelings. I dont want to be in this position any longer. Any advice you could offer would be a gift. -DRAGGING MY FEET IN TEXAS DEAR DRAGGING YOUR FEET: The longer you put this off, the harder it will be. **The magic words are: John, I have enjoyed your friendship, but Im not in love with you. I had hoped that as time passed I would fall in love with you, but it hasnt happened and now I realize it isnt going to. I want to deal with my health issues on my own. I dont want you to be my caretaker. What I DO want is to end our relationship so you can find a woman who will love you the way you deserve to be loved. Sadly, thats not me -but I wish you well and ... goodbye. Do not expect him to welcome this dose of reali-ty, but those are the words that will set you -and him -free. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: I am a vet-eran and while I have spent this past year in school, I cant seem to connect with any of the younger students there. Its disheartening, to be honest, and I feel its part of the reason I cant enjoy school at my age (23) after all my experiences in combat. I cant decide whether to drop out and join a private security company. Any thoughts? -TORN IN MILFORD, CONN. DEAR TORN: The students you describe are at a very different level of maturity than you -and I dont mean chronologi-cally. After having experi-enced combat, you have a different perspective on whats important in life than someone who hasnt been tested. You have EARNED the right to a college degree, so please dont waste the opportunity. If you com-plete your education, you will have more career options than if you quit now. If you feel you want to go into security work after graduation, that option will still be open. Others may not be. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): A friend or lover will help you make a difficult decision. Resolve situa-tions that are weighing heavily on your mind. Show compassion and you will get your way. Hearing about or seeing some-one from your past will ignite a renewed interest. +++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Dont let anyone force you into an argument. Be a silent observer instead of a stubborn participant. Making an assumption will lead to a costly mistake. Get your facts and figures straight before you take on someone who is knowl-edgeable. ++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your intelligence and knowledge to clear up unfinished business. Personal conversations will help to establish what you can expect from the people you share your private life with and help you learn what is expected of you in return. Dont gossip. ++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Push to do fulfilling creative projects that high-light what you enjoy doing most and utilize your skills to the maximum. Put your-self first and embrace the changes you want to make. Network with people who share your interests. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Face an emotional situa-tion head-on and avoid an encounter that is a waste of your time. Being overly generous will not solve a problem. Communicate honestly and get your point across. Dont worry about what others think. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Explore your options and travel to places that offer knowledge, experi-ence and opportunity. Do your own fact-finding and stick to your guidelines, principles and set plans. Dont let indulgence be your downfall. Someone will be dishonest with you. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take action and impress everyone with your talents and skills. Fundraising, volunteer work or lending a helping hand will make you feel good as long as you dont let anyone take advantage of you financially or emo-tionally. Love is highlight-ed. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Review the past to avoid making the same mistake twice. Impulsive actions will be your down-fall. Take your time, even if someone is pressuring you. Focus on creative endeav-ors that you can pursue at your own speed. Dont spend foolishly. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Know whats expected of you and tend to your responsibilities first so you can focus on more engaging pastimes. Love and romance along with favorable changes at home will improve your outlook and future. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Spend more time on projects that will enhance your surround-ings or bring you in con-tact with people who have something to offer you personally or profession-ally. Dont allow someone from your past to disrupt your life even if temptation is enticing. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Weed out the people and indulgences in your life that are weigh-ing you down. Focus on home, family and building a stable and secure future. A change that entails per-sonal goals you have yet to achieve will pay off. Love is in the stars. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Ask pertinent ques-tions until you fully under-stand whats expected of you. Someone will with-hold information. A prob-lem with a friend, neighbor or relative will burden you with added responsibilities. Back away if the stakes are too high. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Woman needs courage to end mans plan for future together Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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(904) 651-0016 Services4 Display Ads Service Guide New High Efficiency Heat Pumps, No $ Down, payments start at $56/mth Millers Energy Solutions LLC 386-330-0135 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-000143-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, NA,Plaintiff,vs.BRANDI R CHESHIRE., et al,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN Pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated May 6, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-00143-CAof the Cir-cuit Court of the Third Judicial Cir-cuit in and for Columbia County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is the Plaintiff and Brandi R. Chesire, Dale E. Chesire, are defend-ants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the third floor of the Columbia County Court-house at 173 N.E Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 3rd day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure:LOT15, BLOCK A, SUWANNEE HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 70, 70A, AND 70B OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. TO-GETHER WITH AMOBILE HOME AS APERMANENTFIX-TURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS: A2004 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICA-TION NUMBER(S) FLHML2F157427406AAND FLHML2F157427406B TITLE NUMBER(S) 0091627922 AND 0091627976A/K/A417 NWSUGARCANE PLACE, LAKE CITY, FL32055-5485Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated in Columbia County, Florida this 16th day of April, 2013.Clerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEALIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jacquetta Bradley, ADACoordinator, Third Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida, at (386) 719-7428 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if your voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. To file response please contact Columbia County Clerk of Court, 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32056-2069; Fax (386) 758-1337. 05538510May 16, 23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-684-CACAMPUS USACREDITUNION,Plaintiff,vs.MILLAPEDIATRICS ASSOCI-ATES, INC., UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSESSION, and SECOND UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that on the 29th day of May, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Lake City, Florida, the under-signed Clerk will offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash the following real and personal property more par-ticularly described as:Lot 4, SOUTH BANK PLACE, a subdivision according to The plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 19 of the Public Records of Co-lumbia County, FlotidaThe aforesaid sale will be made pur-suant to the Final Judgment entered in Civil No. 12-684-CAnow pending Legalin the Circuit Court of the Third Ju-dicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.DATED this 29th day of April, 2013.P. DeWitt Cason, Clerk of CourtColumbia County, FloridaBY: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk05538761May 9 16, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.CASE No.: 12000364CASPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., FORMERLYKNOWN AS AMERICAN GENERALHOME EQUITY, INC.,Plaintiff,vs.Joel A. St. Jacques, Ichetucknee For-est Owners Association, Inc. and Florida Credit Union;Defendants.NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 25, 2013 and entered in Case No. 12000364CAof the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein, SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., FORMERLYKNOWN AS AMERICAN GENERALHOME EQUITY, INC., is Plaintiff and Joel A. St. Jacques, Ichetucknee Forest Owner's Association, Inc. and Flori-da Credit Union, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bid-der for cash on the 3rd Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse locat-ed at 173 N.E. Hernando Ave., Lake City, FLat 11:00 oclock A.M. on the 29th day of May, 2013 the fol-lowing described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judg-ment, to wit:LOT20, Ichetucknee Forest, Block B, Phase 2, a subdivision accordingto plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 125-125B, of the Public Re-cords of Columbia County, Florida Street Address: 1055 SWLoncala Loop, Ft. White, FL32038and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiffs mortgage.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the list pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated at Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, this 29th day of April, 2013.Dewitt CasonClerk of said Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05538760May 9, 16 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 2013-117-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF REXINE EMMAGRAYDeceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Rexine Emma Gray, deceased, whose date of death was March 1, 2013, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 2792, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representaLegaltive and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER O 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 decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is May 16, 2013.Personal Representative:/s/ Kathleen NortonKathleen Norton567 SE Avalon Ave.Lake City, FL32025Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:/s/ John E. NorrisJohn E. NorrisAttorney for Kathleen NortonFlorida Bar Number: 058998Norris & Norris, P.A.253 NWMain BlvdLake City, FL32055Telephone: (386) 752-7240Fax: (386) 752-1577E-Mail:email@example.comMay 16, 23, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICEONINVITATION TO BIDITB-018-2013Sealed bids will be accepted by the City of Lake City, Florida, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055 until June 13, 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.COMMUNICATIONS TOWERNON-MANDATORYPRE-BID: FRIDAY, MAY31 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.05538893May 16, 2013 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Probate DivisionFile No. 13-122-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF KURTE. RUP-PERT, JR,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSTOALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINSTTHE ABOVE ESTATE:You are hereby notified that an Or-der of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of KURTE. RUPPERT, JR., deceased, File No. 13-122-CP, by the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055; that the total cash value of the estate is $12,304.47 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order areNAMEKurt E. Ruppert, SR. and Mary P. RuppertADDRESS490 NWMadison St, Lake City, FL32025ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or de-mands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTYDAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or de-mands against the estate of the dece-dent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.The date of the first publication of this Notice is May 16, 2013.Person Giving Notice:/s/ Mary P. RuppertMary P. Ruppert490 NWMadison StreetLake City, FL32025Attorney for Person Giving Notice 3FTJEFOUJBMr"DSFBHF$PNNFSDJBM3&"-&45"5&-*45*/(4
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, MAY16, 2013 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 Legal/s/ Terry McDavidTERRYMCDAVIDPost Office Box 1328Lake City, FL32056-1328Telephone: (386) 752-1896Florida Bar No. 05245405538861May 16, 23, 2013 060Services Lynns Pet Grooming now open. $25-$35 by appt. Owner may stay w/ pet during groom. Most small breeds. Takes 1-1.5hrs. 288-5966 100Job Opportunities05538826Suwannee Valley Grassing, Inc. is accepting applications for 2 CDL Truck Drivers. 1Class A & 1 Class B, Tanker endorsement required. Must be able to work weekends as reqd. Normal work week is MonFri. Some out of town work. Apply in person: 3100 Hwy 441N & Cason Rd; North of Five Points. Approx. 0.5 mi South of I-10, across from the Target Distribution Center. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Females are encouraged to apply. Applications accepted until position is filled. EEO & DFWP 05538888NOWHIRING Managers & Assistant Managers, High Springs fruit & gift stores. Benefits avail: health, dental, & vacation Apply in person: Florida Citrus Center(Chevron) 18603 NWCR 236, High Springs (exit 404 & I-75) 05538889Immediate Openings Available positions requiring at least one year prior skills include: Electrician, Trim Carpenter, Cabinetmaker, Engine Installer, Fiberglass Laminator, Fiberglass Patcher. One position available for: Welder / Steel Fabricator (5 Yrs Exp). Some hand tools required. Benefits: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Please apply in person at Marlow-HunterLLC 14700 NWHwy 441 in Alachua. Wages negotiable with experience. CARE GIVER Needed 1-2 nights a week 11pm to 5am. Call 904-910-9586 Local Trucking Job: 30 yr Family owned company seeking quality drivers. Home daily, 401k, Blue cross health ins, company pd life ins, driver referral bonus, shuttle pay + many extras. Approximately 2100 miles/wk. Pay depends on experience/ safety record.Class A with hazmat Call us today 1-800-842-0195 or 217-536-9101 ask for Doug MECHANIC NEEDED with tools and experience. Southern Specialized Truck & Trailer. 386-752-9754 Need Class "A" CDLdrivers, ($14.00/hr) to start, Delivering produce in the local area. 2 yrs. min. exp. in a Tractor/Trailer. Must have Reasonable 7 yr MVR, and be proficient at maintaining logs. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs and be able to stand, bend, stoop and able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack. Benefits include 401-K, Profit Sharing, Medical & Dental.Must live in or around the Starke area. Contact J. Tucker @ 386-628-7353 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info. P/U applications at 2222 N. Temple Ave, Unit 4 Any day till to 12:00pm Oldcastle Southern Group is the leading vertical integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the Southeast United States.CDL-Asphalt Distributor Operator ID# 33845Asphalt Milling Machine Operator ID# 34614Finish MotorGrader Operator ID# 33894 Qualified applicants must pass required backgAround and Physical/drug screen. Please apply online at: www.oldcastlematerials.com/ careers/search for current jobs and reference ID# listed above. Oldcastle Southern Group is an EEO Employer SALESPERSON NEEDED Guaranteed Salary Plus Commission. Send Resume to Greg@factoryexpohomes.com The Union County Housing Authority is accepting applications for a receptionist position. Primary responsibilities include greeting clients, answering phones, filing, data entry and various office duties. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, clerical experience preferred. Submit resume to UCHA, 715 W. Main Street, Lake Butler, FL32054 or fax to (386) 496-0711 or email to email@example.com Submission deadline is 05/28/2013 120Medical EmploymentMASSAGE THERAPIST P/TPosition, Fax Resume 386-755-4556 120Medical Employment05538801Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions: Full Time RN Unit Manager Full Time LPNs 11-7 Shift Full Time and PRN C.N.As Competitive Salary and Excellent benefit package. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. 1270 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32025 or fax resume to 386-752-8556 386-752-7900 EOE 240Schools & Education05537693Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class5/20/2013 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class6/03/2013 LPN 9/16/2013 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 430Garage Sales BIG YARD SALE 5/18, 8-2 Cimarron Way & Moore Rd plus size clothing, twin bed, computer monitor, HH odds and ends BIG YARD SALE Sat. May 18th, 8AM-3PM 397 SWRiverside Ave, Ft. White Too Many Items To List Falling Creek Chapel will be having a yard sale from 8am 1pm Sat. 5/18 at the corner of Country Club Rd & Fontana Glen MULTI-FAMILY 5/18& 5/19, 8-?, 119 SE Travis Gln., off CR 252, left on Forest, furn., clothes, household items, RAIN or SHINE. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous WHIRLPOOLSTACKED W/D 7 yrs old, Excellent Condition Available 5/27 $500 Contact 352-516-0634 610Mobile Home Lots forRentNEWER 2/2. Super clean on 1 ac North by distribution center. Perfect for Target employee. $550. mo Call for details. 386-867-9231 630Mobile Homes forRent14 wide 3br/2ba Quiet Park No Pets Clean Country Living $550 Ref & Dep required 386-758-2280 2bd/1ba Country setting, Branford area. $500 mth plus Security 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 3/2 SWMH $500 deposit & $550 month 386-623-2203 or 386-623-5410 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 Mobile Homes for rent in White Springs & Ft. White. Contact 386-623-3404 640Mobile Homes forSale3BD/1.5BAwith an enormous fenced back yard & screened in porch. Minutes from town. Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 83508 $89,900 (3) New 28x48 Horse Farm Cancelations being sold Under Wholesale Cost. $31,995 NO Dealers Please Home Only Price. Can Be seen at North Point Homes 4545 NW13th St., Gainesville, FL352-872-5566 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. Dispaly Model Sale! Several 2012 and 2013 Models are ready to be sold to make room for the 2014 Models! Great Discounts on Select Jacobsen Models. Free approval by phone until 9 PM. North Pointe Homes, 441 N Gainesville. 352-872-5566 Land home Packages! Special Government Loans. Use Your Land As ADown Payment. Clayton Homes 904-772-8031 640Mobile Homes forSaleLate Model Repo's We have several late model Used and Repo Homes to pick from. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, FL352-872-5566 Palm Harbor 4/2 $499/Month http://www.palmharbor.com/ model-center/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 4BD/2BAon 1 acre with 2 living areas. Country home close in. screened porch & deck. Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 81745 $84,900 3/2 Mobile Home on 1/2 ac. Needs TLC, great investment, located in Glenn St. Mary. MLS# 82570, Results Realty $49,000. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 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. Spacious home in Dowling park, Solar screen open patio, New metal roof & New carpet. MLS #82902. $144,900 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 WANTED CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 650Mobile Home & LandGreat Buy! 3br/2ba immaculate MH on 5 beautiful acres. Pole barn, workshop, fire place $105,000 GingerParker 386365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate Nice mini farm on 2 Ac. fenced and cross fenced w/water for livestock. 2B/2B. MLS# 82569, Results Realty $41,000. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 24 acres older 3/2 DWMH, front porch full length of MH, open floor plan. (needs TLC) $99,000 Nelda Hatcher 386-688-8067 Poole Realty MLS#82998 Price just reduced! New MH w/ huge barn/workshop on 1+ acre. Master has walk in closet. MLS #82586. $68,900 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05538497 $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 386-867-6319 or 365-7193 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 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 Move in Special from $199-$399. 1, 2 & 3 br apts/MH. Also, larger 2/br. for $515. mo. Incl water. 386-755-2423 rigsbyrentals.com Newly remodeled 1bd/1ba & 2bd/1ba Call fordetails 386-867-9231 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. ForRent1 or 2 bdrm, electric, tv & HBO, w/d included. Private entry and bath. Enclosed wrap around porch. No pets. 386-365-8633 ROOMS 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 ForRent1bd/1ba CR 240, Huge w/in closet. New appliances. W/D, Satellite, & Utilities incl. $650 mth 386-984-7576 2BD /1.5BA Country, South of Lake City, private river access. w/boat ramp, 2 garages, clean, $625 mo. + sec. 386-590-0642 3/1 Convenient to downtown. available May 5th. $ 600 per month. Taking applications. 386-623-2848 Modern New Home3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, on 2 ac, 2,500sqft Fort White 3 Rivers Estates $975 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. 750Business & Office Rentals05538609CZl7ZVji^[jaD[[^XZHj^iZ ',%%hf[iHZXjg^in 8VbZgVhVcYe]dcZ hnhiZbegdk^YZY# 8dbejiZgcZildg`gZVYn# >ci]Z]ZVgid[AV`Z8^in 8Vaa?dZ(-+".(*"'-(' Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Spacious 5BR/3B home in Hickory Hill S/D! Minutes from town. $175,000 Mary Brown Whitehusrt 386-965-0887 MLS #82546 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Commercial Lease! 1,800 sqft w/ 3 offices, $775 monthly rent. Mary Brown Whitehusrt 386-965-0887 MLS #83365 Oakbridge Office Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 Only $825/mth. Utilities furnished 2128 SWMain, Ste. 101 (386) 752-5035 7 days 7-7 ABar Sales, Inc. 805Lots forSale 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 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 #76668 $32,000, Buildable lot for site built homes only. In Forest Country. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 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. 810Home forSale RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Sellerwill pay closing! 3BR/2BA, 1662sf .45ac, quiet neighborhood. Nice Kitchen, shed & more. #80447 $144,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Reduced. Great gold course home. 3BR/2BA, + den .51ac, Large covered back porch. #81110 $174,000 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Plantations Pool Home 3BR/2BA, 1780sf .51ac, French door to pool/lanai, privacy fenced back yard.#83471 $189,000 810Home forSale 3BD/2BABrick home 2800 sqft. 2 car garage wheel chair friendly. Set on 3 fenced acres. High & dry Horizon & Lona. Has a in law quarter. $260,000 386-755-0927 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 Large 4br/3ba, well kept newer home on 1 acre. 2308 sqft, resistance pool w/cover MLS #83559. $249,999 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Bank Owned in Springfield Estates! 4BR/2B. Sold As Is. Needs repairs. $59,900 Elaine K. Tolar 386-365-1548 MLS #83572 268 SWRed Maple Way MLS 76769. Price Reduced All brick and sits on .59 acres. Beautiful sun room. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $199,000 3BD/2BABright Cherry and New on 1 ac. Outside city limits but close to everything. Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 80351 $89,900 Brick 4/3 home on 1.7 acres. extra insulation for energy efficiency. 4 ton a/c unit, Missy Zecher Remax Professionals MLS 81550 $245,000 386-623-0237 253 NWCountry Lake Glen MLS 82332. Large 5,148 sqft home with 5bd/7ba on 3 acres w/ ground pool Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $629,000 1649 heated sqft w/ 2 car garage, screened back patio and in ground pool. Property fenced. MLS 82395 $154,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Cedar 2 story Log Home w/ metal roof on 11 acres, 3 sheds w/ electricity, private drive, MLS 82827 $349,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 434 SWRiddle Lane MLS 83346. Like new vinyl sided home on 2 acres, convenient to schools and shopping. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $99,900 5bd/3ba Two story brick & vinyl home on 28 acres fenced.. Security system and gated MLS 83597 $349,500. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Completely updated in 2001, new flooring, new appliances, in desirable neighborhood. MLS 83691 $79,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Horse Property 1,500+ sqft, 2/2 w/ FP, barn, stalls, on 4+ acres. Close to White Springs. $129,900 David Mincey 386-590-0157 Poole Realty MLS#77888 Location, Location! 2br/1ba river house very close to Branford, Owner Motivated! $160,000 Sherrel McCall 386-688-7563 Poole Realty MLS#80948 Just Listed in White Springs, a block off the main street. 3/2 corner lot w/ nice shade trees. $45,000 Vern Roberts 386-6881940 Poole Realty MLS#83528 Spacious & Elegant! Gorgeous 4br/2ba brick home, Forest Country, newer roof, beautifully landscaped,$175,000 Ron Feagle 386288-2901 Hallmark Real Estate 820Farms & Acreage10 ACRES priced $10,000 below property appraiser value! In SE Columbia County only $25,000 Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Hallmark Real Estate 2 homes 20 acres! Main home w/large open rooms, high ceilings. Guest DWw/deck. Large workshop, $329,000 Janet Creel 386719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate 2010 4/3on Mimi Farm on 11.4 w/ pond. 5 stall horse barn & arena in McAlpin Sabrina Suggs 386854-0686 MLS 83456 $339,900 Jackie Taylor& Associates 3/2 on 6 acres. 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